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Read the following sentence. Then answer the question. The new CEO made so many importunities that his employees were overworked and most of them quit. What does the word importunities mean? A. demands B. mistakes C. outbursts D. promotions
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User: Read the following sentence. Then answer the question. The new CEO made so many importunities that his employees were overworked and most of them quit. What does the word importunities mean? A. demands B. mistakes C. outbursts D. promotions

Weegy: The new CEO made so many importunities that his employees were overworked and most of them quit. Importunities means demands.


User: What does a flashback help a writer do? A. show what motivates a character B. accelerate the action to the climax C. focus attention on the falling action D. create conflict between the main characters

Weegy: A flashback helps a writer: Show what motivates a character.


User: Answer the question about the story "On the Gulls' Road." How long before the present day section of the story does the flashback take place? A. five years B. ten years C. twenty years D. forty years

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In "On the Gulls' Road", the flashback takes place twenty years before the present day section of the story.
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An example of a nonfiction memoir that represents a different culture is: Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt.
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The characteristic of contemporary literature represented by The Kite Runner is: internationalism.
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