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Q: O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us And foolish notion: What airs in dress an’ gait wad lea’e us, And ev’n devotion! According to
the poem “To a Louse” by Robert Burns, what is the benefit of seeing ourselves the way others do? It increases people’s admiration for our character. It prevents us from making embarrassing mistakes. It helps us gain stature and prestige among our peers. 6. Read the passage. The Mariner . . . Is gone; and now the Wedding Guest Turned from the bridegroom’s door. He went like one that hath been stunned… What does the Wedding Guest do after hearing the Mariner’s story in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”? He rejoins the wedding party so that they can begin the wedding. He recounts the tale to other people, just like the Mariner. He finds the two other guests, so they too can also hear the Mariner’s tale. He leaves the wedding party, stunned by the tale he hears. 7. Read the passage. Wee, sleekit, cow’rin’, tim’rous beastie, O, what a panic’s in thy breastie! What is the best paraphrase of these opening lines from the poem “To a Mouse” by Robert Burns? Little, sleek,panicky thing, you look like a cow! You’re a beast if you think I will spare your life! You cowardly beast! Don’t run away from me! Poor, little scared thing! How panicked you are! 8. Read the passage. —And now, my dear Fanny, having written so much on one side of the question, I shall turn round & entreat you not to commit yourself farther, & not to think of accepting him unless you really do like him. Anything is to be preferred or endured rather than marrying without Affection Which statement best paraphrases Jane Austen’s advice in these lines from “On Making an Agreeable Marriage”? Marrying someone you don’t really like will make you more committed to marriage. It’s better to commit to marriage with a man you can endure than with one you really like. Don’t keep seeing him if you don’t like him, because nothing would be worse than a loveless marriage. It’s better to marry him than to endure dating him without really liking him. 9. Read the passage. Frightful must it be, for supremely frightful would be the effect of any human endeavor to mock the stupendous mechanism of the Creator of the world. What does Mary Shelley mean by this statement from her introduction to Frankenstein? It is natural for humans to want to play God. Scientists can make better human beings. God punishes anyone who attempts to disobey. Creation is the sole realm of God. 10. Read the passage. I busied myself to think of a story. … I thought and pondered—vainly. … Have you thought of a story? I was asked. … I was forced to reply with a mortifying negative. … [Later] I placed my head on my pillow, I did not sleep, nor could I be said to think. My imagination, unbidden, possessed and guided me, gifting the successive images that arose in my mind. . . According to the introduction to Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, which describes the contrast between her first attempts to think of an idea and her final inspiration of an idea? Her final inspiration did not involve a conscious effort, yet a fertile idea came to her. Her final inspiration did not involve imagination rather careful research yielded an idea. Her final inspiration involved deliberate observation, which led her to an idea. Her final inspiration involved outlining some possible ideas rather than muse. 11. Read the passage. The conduct and manners of women, in fact, evidently prove that their minds are not in a healthy state; . . . Which statement best paraphrases this line from A Vindication of the Rights of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft? Women engage in unhealthy eating and other behaviors. Women are ill and lack the energy for good manners. Women’s behavior shows that they are poorly educated. Women act as though they are mentally ill. 12. Which of the following is the best example of a Gothic tale? A couple falls in love in an ancient cemetery. A thief robs a bank and gives the money to the poor. A ghost delivers a supernatural kiss of death. A genetic engineering experiment makes headlines. 13. Which of the following is a main idea of “The Chimney Sweeper” by William Blake? Living without clean air causes illness. Angelic young boys can escape from poverty. Child laborers suffer misery. The hazards of working in an industrial profession are real. 14. Read the passage. I doubt na, whyles, but thou may thieve; What then? poor beastie, thou maun live! A daimen icker in a thrave ’S a sma’ request: I’ll get a blessin’ wi’ the lave, And never miss’t! In the poem “To a Mouse” by Robert Burns, how does the speaker feel about the grain the mouse steals? The speaker is not concerned with the missing grain. The speaker is excited about the missing grain. The speaker is angry about the missing grain. 15. Read the passage. As Tom was a sleeping he had such a sight … Then naked & white, all their bags left behind, They rise upon clouds, and sport in the wind. And the Angel told Tom if he’d be a good boy, He’d have God for his father & never want joy. In William Blake’s “The Chimney Sweeper,” how does Tom’s dream help him change his attitude about his job? It helps Tom find a better job than the one he already has. It promises Tom that an angel will take him into the clouds. It tells Tom that if he works harder, he will make more money. It shows Tom that if he is good, God will provide for him. 16. What is an emotional appeal? an appeal to authority that establishes credibility an appeal based on sound reasoning an appeal that addresses the reader’s feelings 17. Read the excerpt. Who are these coming to the sacrifice? To what green altar, O mysterious priest, Lead’st thou that heifer lowing at the skies, And all her silken flanks with garlands dressed? What little town by river or seashore, Or mountain-built with peaceful citadel, Is emptied of this folk, this pious morn? Why is the little town empty in these lines from Verse IV of “Ode on a Grecian Urn” by John Keats? The people have all gone on trips to the seashore or mountains. The people were sacrificed by priests of conquering armies. The people are all farmers who are tending their cattle in the fields. The people have all gone to attend a religious ceremony. 18. What is a Pindaric ode? an ode that has no set pattern an ode that uses groups of three stanzas, one of which differs from the other two an ode that contains only one type of stanza 19. Read the passage. “With my crossbow I shot the Albatross… The souls did from their bodies fly— They fled to bliss or woe! And every soul, it passed me by, Like the whizz of my crossbow!” In the excerpt from Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” what do these lines indicate about the Mariner’s feelings for the death of his shipmates? He is scared. Each time a shipmate dies, the Mariner thinks an arrow has almost hit him. He feels frustrated. Each time a shipmate dies, he hears the sound of an arrow missing its target. He is relieved. Each time a shipmate dies, he imagines he has escaped being hit by an arrow. He feels guilty. Each time a shipmate dies, he hears the sound of his crossbow killing the Albatross. 20. Read the excerpt. My heart aches and drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk: ’Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thine happiness,— In these lines from Verse I of “Ode to a Nightingale” by John Keats, why does the speaker say he feels as though he has taken drugs that make him drowsy and numb? Hearing the nightingale makes him suicidal. The beauty of the song overwhelms him with joy. Seeing the nightingale makes him envious. He actually has taken drugs that make him feel drowsy and numb. 21. Read the passage. At first I thought but of a few pages—of a short tale—but [Percy Bysshe] Shelley urged me to develop the idea at greater length. I certainly did not owe the suggestion of one incident, nor scarcely of one train of feeling, to my husband, and yet but for his incitement, it would never have taken the form in which it was presented to the world. According to Mary Shelley in her introduction to Frankenstein, who persuaded her to write a longer version of her story? Dr. Darwin Publishers of the Standard Novels Lord Byron her husband, Percy 22. Read the passage. …their apparent inferiority with respect to bodily strength must render them in some degree dependent on men in the various relations of life; but why should it be increased by prejudices that give a sex to virtue, and confound simple truths with sensual reveries? In A Vindication of the Rights of Women, Mary Wollstonecraft points out a problem for women and says that social prejudices increase the problem. What type of social commentary is this? subconscious feminist conscious sexist 23. Read the passage. But it proved a wet, ungenial summer, and incessant rain often confined us for days to the house. Some volumes of ghost stories, translated from the German into French, fell into our hands. … “We will each write a ghost story,” said Lord Byron; and his proposition was acceded to. There were four of us. According to the introduction to Frankenstein by Mary Shelley,what motivates the four friends to write ghost stories? reading volumes of ghost stories while confined to the house uncovering volumes of ghost stories during a hail storm sharing volumes of ghost stories when the electricity is down sharing experiences of direct encounters with ghosts 24. Read the passage. O, Jenny, dinna toss your head, An’ set your beauties a’ abread! Ye little ken what cursèd speed The blastie’s makin’! Thae winks and finger-ends, I dread, Are notice takin’! In the poem “To a Louse” by Robert Burns, which line from the poem alludes to Jenny’s vanity? “O, Jenny, dinna toss your head,” “Thae winks and finger-ends, I dread,” “The blastie’s makin’!” 25. Read the passage. Tyger Tyger, burning bright, In the forests of the night; What immortal hand or eye, Could frame thy fearful symmetry? In “The Tyger” by William Blake, to what does the “fearful symmetry” of the tiger refer? its eyes its body its head its claws 26. Read the passage. What the hammer? what the chain, In what furnace was thy brain? What the anvil? what dread grasp, Dare its deadly terrors clasp? In “The Tyger,” what type of worker doesWilliamBlake compare to the tiger’s creator? a cook a captain a blacksmith a painter 27. Read the excerpt. That I might drink, and leave the world unseen, And with thee fade away into the forest dim Which best sums up what John Keats is expressing in this line from “Ode to a Nightingale”? a longing for gardens a wish to escape the world a hunger for peace relief from a burning thirst 28. Read the passage. Swith! in some beggar’s haffet squattle; There ye may creep, and sprawl, and sprattle Wi’ ither kindred, jumping cattle, In shoals and nations: Whare horn nor bane ne’er dare unsettle Your thick plantations. In these lines of verse from “To a Louse” by Robert Burns, what does the speaker command the louse to do? crawl on some poor beggar swim in a dinner companion’s dish jump on some cattle crawl on another lady’s bonnet 29. Read the passage. “Too quick for groan or sigh, Each turned his face with a ghastly pang And cursed me with his eye.… (And I heard nor sigh nor groan) With heavy thump, a lifeless lump, They dropped down one by one.” In Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” why doesn’t the Mariner hear any of the men sigh or groan as they die? They turn away and won’t look or speak to the Mariner. They were making too much noise thumping on the deck. They sicken and die too quickly to make any sound. They are cursing him instead of sighing and groaning. 30. What is an ethical appeal? an appeal that addresses the reader’s feelings an appeal based on sound reasoning an appeal to authority that establishes credibility
A: please can you ask questions one by one?
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