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Through its contrasting wilderness and city scenes, the short story suggests that the true meaning to life involves escaping from the confining snares of societal burdens. Which word from the sentence is a present participle acting as an adjective? A. contrasting B. short C. meaning D. societal
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User: Through its contrasting wilderness and city scenes, the short story suggests that the true meaning to life involves escaping from the confining snares of societal burdens. Which word from the sentence is a present participle acting as an adjective? A. contrasting B. short C. meaning D. societal

Weegy: "contrasting" in this sentence is a present participle acting as an adjective.
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User: One component of an analytical essay is the abstract. Which of the following defines abstract as a component of an analytical essay? A. a brief summary of the essay's main argument B. a paraphrase of the essay's thesis statement C. a short summary stating what the essay is about D. an interpretation of the main persuasive points

Weegy: A short summary stating what the essay is about - defines abstract as a component of an analytical essay.
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Which sentence from an analytical essay contains a gerund used as a direct object? A. Traveling satisfied the hero's need to escape realism. B. The main character, on the other hand, is accused of stealing. C. Being accepted to Harvard was the protagonist's main goal. D. Clearly, the heroine did not appreciate the raging of the hero.
Weegy: A. Traveling satisfied the hero's need to escape realism. User: Which of the following is NOT included in the body of an analytical essay? A. the stated purpose B. details to support the thesis C. inferences and evidence D. references to literary terms Weegy: C. a short summary stating what the essay is about (More)
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Clearly, the heroine did not appreciate the raging of the hero. This sentence uses a gerund (raging) as a direct object.
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