Ex-Basketball Player: Which of the following literary devices correctly labels the selected excerpt from the poem?
Metaphor - Most days, you'll find Flick Webb, who helps Beth out.
Simile - Their rubber elbows hanging loose and low.
Alliteration - Beyond her face toward bright applauding tiers of Necco Wafers, Nibs, and Juju Beads.
Simile - His hands were like wild birds.
Ex-Basketball Player - Who is the main character in this poem?
Angela's Ashes - The book "Angela's Ashes" is considered to be of what genre?
Angela's Ashes - Seamus is unhappy about the book Patricia gives Frank because
It is not a poetry book
He thinks Frank needs to rest
It is all about England
He cannot read it himself
Angela's Ashes - What is the name of the poem Patricia shares with Frank?
The Night Robber
The following sentence is written in present tense: I wanted to buy a water gun for my friend's birthday so I went to the store but I didn't have enough money.
On Being Seventeen, Bright - and Unable to Read: What disability did David face?
The Cask of Amontillado: Who is the author of "The Cask of Amontillado"?
Edgar Allen Poe
The Cask of Amontillado: Montressor carefully plans his revenge. He does all of the following to prepare EXCEPT ONE. Which of the following is NOT one of the things he does to prepare for his revenge?
Making sure his servants are not home.
Attaching a padlock and chains to the wall of the catacombs
Obtaining a cask of Amontillado
Hiding a trowel beneath his cape
The Sniper - What alerts the enemy sniper to the sniper on the rooftop?
Shuffling his feet
Humming a tune
Lighting a cigarette
Raising his gun
The Sniper - The Sniper is set during which war?
American Civil War
Irish Civil War
The Necklace - Why is Madame Loisel upset at receiving the invitation to a fancy party?
She doesn't know how to behave at a fancy party
She doesn't have the appropriate clothes to wear
She knows very few of the people who will be there
She thinks her husband will embarrass her at the party
The Necklace - The events in the story suggest that what Madame Loisel fears most is:
The loss of her beauty
The Scarlet Ibis - What is a scarlet ibis?
The Scarlet Ibis - In general, how does Doodle respond to the narrator's efforts to push him beyond what Doodle thinks he can do?
The Most Dangerous Game - Which of the following statements would Ransford and Zaroff fail to agree about?
The greatest sport is hunting
The world is made up of hunters and the hunted
Animals do not have the capacity to reason and understand
Animals do not offer sufficient challenge to be interesting prey
The Most Dangerous Game - At the end of the story, the fact that Rainsford is sleeping in Zaroff's bed indicates that:
Zaroff has admitted defeat
Rainsford has killed Zaroff
Rainsford has scared Zaroff off
Rainsford has decided to join Zaroff's activities
Research Writing - Which of the following best describes paraphrasing?
Rearranging words in a passage
Rewriting ideas presented in a passage after you have read and clearly understood the original
Piecing together sentences from more than one source
Switching every word in a sentence with a synonym
What is the preferred font and size for a MLA research paper?
Times New Roman, 12
Times New Roman, 10
Research Writing - Does a period go before or after a closing quotation mark of a title?