Question and answer
Read the following excerpt from a research paper on American novels and answer the question. The argument continues about which novel has the honor of being the first American novel. Some award the
honor to Gilbert Imlay's The Emigrants, denying the novelistic writing that preceded it (Gray 453). Several novels have lost their claim to that title for one reason or another. In 1751, Charlotte Lennox used American scenes and characters in The Life of Harriot Stuart, but her literary training and home were in England (Shepherd 5). A book called The Female American: or, The Adventures of Unca Eliza Winkfield was thought to have been written by an American and published in London in 1767. In 1775, Adventures of Alonso, probably by Thomas Atwood Digges, was claimed to be by a native of Maryland. The book, however, was not published in America and deals with nothing American. An Indian story, The History of Maria Kittle, was written in 1781, but did not appear as a book until 1793 (Burke 76). Miss McRae by Hilliard d'Auberteuil in 1784 lost its claim because it was written in French by a Frenchman (Sloan 8). What is the purpose of this paragraph? A.to define American novels B.to explain why there is a problem defining the first American novel C.to introduce the topic of d'Auberteuil's novels D.to explain the classification process of American novels
Trust me its "c"
Question|Rated bad
Asked 3/29/2011 7:13:29 AM
Updated 8/24/2011 1:01:48 PM
1 Answer/Comment
Get an answer
New answers
Rating
0
Trust me its "c"
Added 8/24/2011 1:01:48 PM
Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
man make fire fire burn boooonnnnggg yalls motto is ask a question get an answer does that mean any kind of a answer or are they all worng and what did they do with all of britney spears hair after she cut it off
Weegy: No its better to ask serious questions so we dont waste each others time. User: i got all the time in the world Weegy: So what is your question? User: did you know i think someone sellin mickel jacksons nose on the entenet (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/30/2011 9:40:54 AM
0 Answers/Comments
ah you dont wanna talk
Weegy: Do you have a question? (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/30/2011 9:44:33 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Which of the following is written correctly for a periodical citation? A.(Syng, par. 8). B.(Syng, 97). C.(Syng "Lord" 20). D.(Syng 22).
Weegy: The answer is B.(Syng, 97) User: Which of the following are placed in quotation marks in MLA format? A.encyclopedia articles B.book titles C.indices D.all of the above E.none of the above (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/28/2011 8:11:58 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Which of the following are placed in quotation marks in MLA format? A.encyclopedia articles B.book titles C.indices D.all of the above E.none of the above
Weegy: Book titles are underlined or italicized, encyclopedia articles are placed in quotes. The correct answer is A. User: Which is not an example of reference material? A.a text book B.a collegiate dictionary C.The Statesman's Yearbook D.a telephone book (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/28/2011 8:17:12 AM
0 Answers/Comments
18,453,012 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Give the values of a, b, and c from the general form of the equation ...
Weegy: hen the following quadratic equation is written in general form, what is the value of "c"? The formula of ...
11/26/2014 8:05:05 AM| 3 Answers
An object is dropped off a building that is 144 feet tall. After how ...
Weegy: 16t^2 = 144 Simplify, divide both sides by 16 t^2 = 9 t = 3 seconds User: The square of a number exceeds that ...
11/26/2014 8:02:05 AM| 2 Answers
. Simplify this expression: 4p + 9 + (–7p) + 2 = ? A. –3p + ...
Weegy: C. s=40 User: Solve this equation: 80 = 3y + 2y + 4 + 1. A. y = 75 B. y = 15 C. y = 1/5 D. y = –15 ...
11/26/2014 8:28:06 AM| 2 Answers
double marginality
Weegy: According to Nicholas Alex, double marginality is the social burden that African American police officers carry ...
11/26/2014 2:10:01 PM| 2 Answers
If the protagonist tells the story himself, it is told in the ...
Weegy: The story is told in first person if it is told from the protagonist's point of view :)
11/26/2014 2:15:57 PM| 2 Answers
Factor k^2 - 81. (k + 9)(k + 9) (k - 9)(k - 9) (k - 9)(k + 9)
Weegy: k^2 - 81 = (k - 9)(k + 9) User: What is the solution set of {x | x > -5} {x | x User: Which of the following ...
11/26/2014 6:19:44 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
1
L
P
C
1
P
C
1
L
P
C
1
Points 2774 [Total 14484]| Ratings 10| Comments 2674| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 1466 [Total 3752]| Ratings 0| Comments 1466| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 798 [Total 830]| Ratings 1| Comments 788| Invitations 0|Online
S
L
Points 777 [Total 1298]| Ratings 6| Comments 717| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
P
Points 767 [Total 14141]| Ratings 0| Comments 767| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 273 [Total 6667]| Ratings 0| Comments 273| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 161 [Total 1457]| Ratings 3| Comments 131| Invitations 0|Online
S
Points 86 [Total 86]| Ratings 1| Comments 76| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 50 [Total 50]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 5|Offline
S
Points 46 [Total 46]| Ratings 3| Comments 6| Invitations 1|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.