Cumulative Exam Review

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Which statements describe Elizabethan drama? Check all that apply.
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Plays address secular themes. A Mir Actors portray emotions that reflect life experiences. A
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In Shakespeare's Hamlet, what plot event prompts Hamlet to become suspicious and resentful?
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his romantic encounter with Ophelia the departure of Laertes to France a reprimand from his mother a visit from his deceased father a
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A(n) adjective X adverb ? clause conjunction is a group of words that includes both a subject and a verb.
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clause
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Declaration of Independence. Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. What is the author's purpose in this excerpt?
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to inform readers about different systems of government to inform readers about recent governmental reforms to persuade readers of the need for governmental change a
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The purpose of an essay's introduction is to summarize and restate the thesis? hook readers and state a thesis explain and develop ideas provide examples and details.
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hook
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Act II of Hamlet. Guildenstern: Happy in that we are not over happy; On Fortune's cap we are not the very button. Hamlet: Nor the soles of her shoe? Rosencrantz: Neither, my lord. What is being personified in this excerpt?
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delight Prosperity a
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Which statement best explains why Shakespeare alludes to Hecuba throughout Act II, Scene ii of Hamlet?
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Like Gertrude, Hecuba has married the brother of her dead husband. Like Gertrude, Hecuba shows little emotion after the death of her husband. In contrast to Gertrude, Hecuba takes revenge on her husband's killer. In contrast to Gertrude, Hecuba is the ideal image of a grieving widow. A
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Historical context helps readers understand a text by providing
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a central idea. personal opinions. background information. Central idea: People in Utopia care about the common good. A
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Which statement provides a critique of the central idea?
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Extra food and resources are given to poor communities. More wrote Utopia to encourage more equality in society. Slavery shows that not everyone in Utopia is treated equally. A
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Implicit information requires the reader to combine details from the text with background knowledge to make a(n) guessX theory? inference statement.
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? inference
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When a reader analyzes the way a theme unfolds and gradually becomes more complex, the reader is analyzing the theme's ? development X purpose summarization topic.
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? development
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Read the excerpt from Queen Elizabeth's Response to Parliament's Request That She Marry. As I have good cause, so do I give you all my hearty thanks for the good zeal and loving care you seem to have, as well towards me as to the whole estate of your country. In this excerpt, Queen Elizabeth relies heavily on a rhetorical appeal to pathos by encouraging an emotional response from the audience. Which pair of words shares the same word root?
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capable, readable rewritten, revision barber, unbearable inspect, spectacles a
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Which best describes a difference in the types of rhetorical appeals used by Queen Elizabeth in these excerpts from her Address to the Troops at Tilbury and Response to Parliament's Request That She Marry?
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When speaking to her troops, Queen Elizabeth appeals to logos to convince the troops of her capabilities as a leader. When speaking to Parliament, Queen Elizabeth appeals to pathos to make members feel ashamed of their request. When speaking to her troops, Queen Elizabeth appeals to pathos to convince the troops of her capabilities as a leader. When speaking to Parliament, Queen Elizabeth appeals to logos to make members feel ashamed of their request. When speaking to her troops, Queen Elizabeth appeals to logos to inspire and encourage her army. When speaking to Parliament, Queen Elizabeth appeals to pathos to provide rational explanations that convince lawmakers. When speaking to her troops, Queen Elizabeth appeals to pathos to inspire and encourage her army. When speaking to Parliament, Queen Elizabeth appeals to logos to provide rational explanations that convince lawmakers. A
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Read the passage from Hamlet, Act I, Scene iii. Polonius: Beware Of entrance to a quarrel, but, being in, Bear 't that th' opposed may beware of thee. Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice; Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment. Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, But not express'd in fancy; rich, not gaudy ... Shakespeare's word choice in the passage creates a tone that is
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argumentative. cautious.
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Read the excerpt from The Canterbury Tales. Dear brethren, God forgive you your trespass, And keep you from the sin of avarice; My holy pardon here can save you all, And will, so long as you make offerings Of gold and silver coin, spoons, brooches, ringsβ€” Bow down your heads before this holy bull! Come, ladies, make an offering of your wool! I'll put your name down on my prayer-roll, And you shall enter to the bliss of heaven Which statement best describes the satire in the excerpt?
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Chaucer criticizes the practice of confessing one's sins to a priest. Chaucer criticizes the notion that divine forgiveness depends on giving money. A
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Read the excerpt from "A Modest Proposal." Then as to the females, it would, I think, with humble submission, be a loss to the publick, because they soon would become breeders themselves: And besides, it is not improbable that some scrupulous people might be apt to censure such a practice, (although indeed very unjustly) as a little bordering upon cruelty, which, I confess, hath always been with me the strongest objection against any project, how well soever intended. Which phrase from the excerpt is an example of verbal irony?
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a loss to the publick some scrupulous people indeed very unjustly a
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The message a text conveys about a topic is called the plotobjectivesummary? theme. Read the excerpt from an analysis of the end of Act V ofHamlet. A duel takes place between Laertes and Hamlet. But due to treachery, Laertes and Hamlet are poisoned, as are Claudius and Gertrude, and they all die. Which is the best summary of the theme that is developed in this section of the play?
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Revenge never works out, and people should just avoid it. Fighting is not the way to solve problems, no matter what. Those who fight are unwise and would do better to talk. Those who pursue revenge are often destroyed by it. A
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To analyze tone, the reader should study word choice, which is also called context. Diction.a Read the excerpt from Act III of Hamlet. Ophelia: My lord, I have remembrances of yours, That I have longed long to re-deliver; I pray you, now receive them. Read the adaptation of the excerpt. Ophelia: I have some things here that I want to return to you. Please, take them back. What choice did the writer of this adaptation make?
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The writer changed the character's demeanor. The writer altered Ophelia's gender. The writer made the language more modern. A
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Characterization is the way an author
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unfolds a sequence of events within a story. describes the features of a physical environment. illustrates the time period in which a tale takes place. develops personalities through thoughts, words, and actions. A
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Which terms are transition words that are used to introduce an example?
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also, in addition finally, therefore specifically, such as a
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Read the excerpt from Act II of Hamlet. Remorseless, treacherous, lecherous, kindless villain! O! vengeance! The figurative language in these lines is an example of
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a metaphor. a simile. an apostrophe. A
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Which line best helps the reader understand Grendel's character?
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In the beginning there were various groups of them: ragged little bands that roamed the forest on foot or horseback . . . Ice clung to their eyebrows and beards and eyelashes, and I'd hear them whining and groaning as they walked. In time I began to be more amused than revolted by what they threatened. It didn't matter to me what they did to each other. A