8. The overriding idea in any piece of fiction is known as its A. setting. B. conflict. C. theme. D. plot.
Asked 9/16/2018 9:13:51 PM
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
s
Original conversation
User: 8. The overriding idea in any piece of fiction is known as its A. setting. B. conflict. C. theme. D. plot.

Weegy: The overriding idea in any piece of fiction is known as its THEME.
Expert answered|Score 1|lyrnaj|Points 4|

User: Even though her friends thought writing letters was an old-fashioned thing to do, Robin still enjoyed it. She loved designing stationery on the computer, and she used her grandmother's fountain pen to write the letters. She took the cap off of the pen and started the next letter. What conclusion can be drawn from this paragraph? A. Robin's grandmother like to write letters with her granddaughter. B. Robin appreciated the stationery that her grandmother gave her. C. Robin used her computer to write lots of letters to friends. D. Robin liked to combine old ideas with new ones.

Weegy: Robin liked to combine old ideas with new ones - is the conclusion that can be drawn from this paragraph.
Expert answered|Score .7663|soumen314|Points 4487|

User: According to science, the fastest speed possible for anything is the speed of light, which is about 186,000 miles per second. That is, in one minute, light travels 11,160,000 miles. The star nearest Earth is the Sun. It's about 93,000,000 miles from Earth. Therefore, it takes sunlight about eight minutes to travel to Earth. So, when you see the Sun, you aren't seeing it as it is. You're seeing it as it was eight minutes ago. Since the stars are much farther away than our Sun, imagine how far back in time you're seeing them! It's obvious that humans will never travel to planets near even the closest stars. Which statement from this passage is an example of an opinion? A. According to science, . . . the speed of light . . . is about 186,000 miles per second. B. It's obvious that humans will never travel to planets near even the closest stars. C. The star nearest Earth is the Sun. D. So, when you see the Sun, you aren't seeing it as it is.

Weegy: It's obvious that humans will never travel to the near planets or even to the closest stars. -this statement is an example of an opinion.
Expert answered|Score .9494|Jay901|Points 8301|

User: 11. The main purpose of loaded words in advertisements is to A. create an image. B. compare two unlike things. C. influence the reader. D. illustrate bias.

Expert answered|Score 1|indi|Points 278|

User: 12. Which one of the following statements contains bias? A. The employees whined about their low wages. B. The school budget was reduced by 20 percent. C. It has rained for three days without stopping. D. It was Sunday afternoon before he finished.

Weegy: ''The employees whined about their low wages'' is the statement that contains bias.
Expert answered|Score 1|Malekith22|Points 1631|

User: 13. An author wrote, "Detective Simon Levant had the unconscious habit of caressing his moustache while looking over the crime scene evidence." What fiction element does this sentence represent? A. Conflict B. Character C. Theme D. Plot

Weegy: An author wrote, "Detective Simon Levant had the unconscious habit of caressing his mustache while looking over the crime scene evidence." This sentence represents the fiction element: character.
Expert answered|Score .9053|emdjay23|Points 152521|

User: 14. The two factors that create a story's setting are time period and A. conflict. B. characters. C. location. D. imagery.

Weegy: Two factors that create a story's setting are time period and LOCATION.
Expert answered|Score .9924|Malekith22|Points 1631|

User: 15. When a reader makes inferences based on the details provided, it enables the reader to A. establish the setting. B. make a comparison. C. draw a conclusion. D. understand the plot.

Weegy: When a reader makes inferences based on the details provided, it enables the reader to draw a conclusion.
Expert answered|Score 1|Malekith22|Points 1631|

User: 16. This question is based on the following four sentences. 1. Netta and Jim wrangled over their views of free trade. 2. Netta and Jim expressed different views on free trade. 3. Netta and Jim argued vociferously over the issue of free trade. 4. Netta and Jim bickered over the issue of free trade.

Weegy: 1. Netta and Jim argued over their views of free trade. 2. Netta and Jim had different views on free trade. 3. Netta and Jim were sharply split over the issue of free trade. 4. Netta and Jim refused to discuss the issue of free trade. [ In these four sentences, the word that's most obviously a loaded word is: SHARPLY. ]

Asked 9/16/2018 9:13:51 PM
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
Rating

There are no new answers.

There are no comments.

Questions asked by kacey82
2. Most of the imagery in a poem is designed to appeal to the reader's A. imagination and logic. B. senses and emotions. C. intellect and thoughts. D. ideas and concepts.
Weegy: Most of the imagery in a poem is designed to appeal to the reader's senses and emotions. (More)
Updated 9/16/2018 9:21:05 PM
Which one of the following statements contains a metaphor? A. The mighty oak is the king of the forest world. B. The water shone like a thousand diamonds. C. She was like a bird in a cage. D. My dream vanished as a puff of smoke.
Weegy: The statement that contains a metaphor is: The mighty oak is the king of the forest world. User: Which of the following statements is an example of a metaphor? A. The trees swayed gently as nature's dancers. B. The horse hooves of rain landed loudly on the tin roof. C. The dog ran straight into the patch of wet cement. D. Her voice was like a thick velvet blanket. Weegy: The horse hooves of rain landed loudly on the tin roof is an example of a metaphor. User: In poetry and fiction, the main reason for using vivid words is to A. explain an idea. B. keep the reader guessing. C. create a mental image. D. illustrate the writer's bias. Weegy: In poetry and fiction, the main reason for using vivid words is to create a mental image. (More)
Updated 8/17/2019 8:52:05 AM
34,811,895
Popular Conversations
14. VOAD is: A. An independent volunteer organization that rebuilds ...
Weegy: Ask one question at a time. User: 25. How should you plan for managing and coordinating spontaneous ...
11/22/2021 11:11:04 PM| 10 Answers
For each blank, write a word that is an antonym of the italicized ...
Weegy: 1. He couldn't bear the cold of Alaska after living in the heat of Texas. He has been accused of theft, but we ...
11/17/2021 2:48:09 PM| 8 Answers
The _______ step of the writing process entails coming up with ideas. ...
Weegy: The Brainstorming step of the writing process entails coming up with ideas. The planning step entails: ...
11/17/2021 7:32:02 PM| 6 Answers
Two factors that are related to changes in Earth s temperature are ...
Weegy: Two factors that are related to changes in Earths temperature are the distance from the sun and greenhouse ...
11/18/2021 12:46:54 AM| 5 Answers
During metamorphic processes, water facilitates the transfer of ions ...
Weegy: During metamorphic processes, water facilitates the transfer of ions between and within minerals, which can ...
11/23/2021 4:25:34 PM| 5 Answers
The four main purposes for academic writing are to _______, _______, ...
Weegy: The four main purposes for academic writing are to Inform, Entertain, Persuade, and Convince.
11/24/2021 12:59:51 AM| 5 Answers
Fill in the blank. One of the best reasons to write is to _______ ...
Weegy: One of the best reasons to write is to express what we think.
11/17/2021 4:42:23 PM| 4 Answers
Fill in the blank. One of the best reasons to write is to _______ ...
Weegy: One of the best reasons to write is to express what we think.
11/23/2021 5:53:20 PM| 4 Answers
What is the correct function for the national center for missing & ...
Weegy: The correct function for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) is: Facilitates the ...
11/24/2021 8:33:27 PM| 3 Answers
Annual sales are
Weegy: Annual revenue is the total amount of money a company makes during a given 12-month period from the sale of ...
11/25/2021 9:40:25 PM| 3 Answers
S
L
Points 1554 [Total 1900] Ratings 15 Comments 1404 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
C
R
L
P
Points 1415 [Total 6669] Ratings 0 Comments 1415 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
L
P
P
P
L
Points 1398 [Total 10041] Ratings 4 Comments 1358 Invitations 0 Online
S
L
Points 374 [Total 838] Ratings 0 Comments 374 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 373 [Total 373] Ratings 3 Comments 343 Invitations 0 Online
S
L
Points 322 [Total 434] Ratings 1 Comments 312 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 281 [Total 640] Ratings 1 Comments 261 Invitations 1 Offline
S
L
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Points 161 [Total 2864] Ratings 16 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Online
S
L
Points 153 [Total 918] Ratings 3 Comments 123 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 52 [Total 52] Ratings 1 Comments 42 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.