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“If you want a poem, you only have to look out a window. There is material always, walking or running, fighting or screaming or singing.” -Gwendolyn Brooks What does the reader learn about the writing of Gwendolyn Brooks from this quote? A. Her writing is inspired by nature. B. Her writing is based on her own life experiences and observations. C. Her writing is based primarily on her observations about children. D. Her writing is characterized by distant observations.
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“If you want a poem, you only have to look out a window. There is material always, walking or running, fighting or screaming or singing.” -Gwendolyn Brooks. From this quote, the reader learns: Her writing is based on her own life experiences and observations.
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“If you want a poem, you only have to look out a window. There is material always, walking or running, fighting or screaming or singing.” -Gwendolyn Brooks.
From this quote, the reader learns: Her writing is based on her own life experiences and observations.
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Which sentence from the passage indicates the author's point of view? A. They seemed mostly head, with little scrawny bodies, long necks and six legs. B. There was no hair on their bodies, which were of a very light yellowish-green color. C. The iris of the eyes is blood red, as in Albinos, while the pupil is dark. D. They were conversing together in low tones, and gesticulating and pointing toward me.
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They were conversing together in low tones, and gesticulating and pointing toward me. - indicates the author's (first person) point of view.

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The Bean Eaters, Gwendolyn Brooks. The most appropriate reason that Brooks capitalized the words "Mostly Good" is: She is giving the couple the phrase as an official category for emphasis.
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A movement that reinforces a verbal message is a gesture.
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