1. Like the modernists, postmodern writers focused on subjective experience rather than objective cultural norms. (1 point) expressing

1. Like the modernists, postmodern writers focused on subjective experience rather than objective cultural norms. (1 point) expressing

1. Like the modernists, postmodern writers focused on subjective experience rather than objective cultural norms. (1 point)expressing or dealing with facts or conditions as perceived without distortion by personal feelings, prejudices, or interpretationscharacteristic of or belonging to reality as perceived rather than as independent of mindcharacteristic of or belonging to the superficial worldnone of the above2. They reeled, whirled, swiveled, flounced, capered, gamboled, and spun. (1 point)insulttwists; intricate designsleapt; frolickedsharp; pounding3. He began to think glimmeringly about his abnormal son who was now in jail, about Harrison. (1 point)beginningwatchfulness; cautionleapt; frolickedintermittently; unsteadily4. Stokesies married, with two babies chalked up on his fuselage already, but as far as I can tell thats the only difference. (1 point)central body portion of an airplaneevil; spitefulhandicaps; obstructionsnone of the aboveRead the following paragraph and answer questions 58.Scientists report (1) that creatures living in the deep sea are in danger of starving to death. Millions of undiscovered species live, in the deep sea. Creatures in the seabed are suffering from growing food shortages. Which may be a result of rising sea temperatures. Scientists believe that some species will die out, those that can survive on a low food supply will continue living. Not much is known about the creatures that live in the deep sea, not much is known about the changes in their diets. Scientists estimate that up to 10 million species live in the depths of the sea. Most animals of the deep rely on food chains that begin. In the lighted realms of the sea. Microscopic plants called phytoplankton. Capture the sun and start the food cycle. (2) Wherever there are animal droppings, there is a constant rain of organic matter (3) that feeds the bottom dwellers.5. The underlined part of sentence 1 is what kind of clause? (1 point)adverbial clauseadjectival clausenoun clause6. The underlined part of sentence 2 is what kind of clause? (1 point)adverbial clauseadjectival clausenoun clause7. The underlined part of sentence 3 is what kind of clause? (1 point)adverbial clauseadjectival clausenoun clauseEssayNote: Your teacher will grade your response to ensure that you receive proper credit for your answer. Your response should include the following to receive the points in parentheses: Respond in 35 complete sentences. (5 pts)8. Rewrite the paragraph above, correcting any fragments and run-on sentences. Be sure to use correct punctuation. (5 points)True or False9. The Beat Generation was a group of writers who fought to maintain traditionalism in America. (1 point)truefalse10. Satire is used to make serious situations appear humorous using irony. (1 point)truefalse11. Absurdism is the attempt to show the absurdity of the human condition. (1 point)truefalse12. The conflict in A&P is resolved when the store clerk quits his job. (1 point)truefalse13. Research writing can be subjective and full of personal bias. (1 point)truefalse14. It is necessary to ALWAYS to document your information with the proper citation format. (1 point)truefalse15. A Works Cited is a list of sources used in your research; a bibliography is a list of sources referenced during your research. (1 point)truefalse16. Imagery is often used to inspire audiences during speeches. (1 point)truefalseMultiple ChoiceRead the following passage from The Veldt by Ray Bradbury and answer questions 1721. I dont know anything, he said, except that Im beginning to be sorry we bought that room for the children. If children are neurotic at all, a room like thatIts supposed to help them work off their neuroses in a healthful way.Im starting to wonder. He stared at the ceiling.Weve given the children everything they ever wanted. Is this our rewardsecrecy, disobedience?Who was it who said, Children are carpets, they should be stepped on occasionally? Weve never lifted a hand. Theyre insufferablelets admit it. They come and go when they like; they treat us as if we were offspring. Theyre spoiled and were spoiled.Theyve been acting funny ever since you forbade them to take the rocket to New York a few months ago.Theyre not old enough to do that alone, I explained.Nevertheless, Ive noticed theyve been decidedly cool toward us since.I think Ill have Dave McClean come tomorrow morning to have a look at Africa.But its not Africa now, its Green Mansions country and Rima.I have a feeling itll be Africa again before then.A moment later they heard the screams.Two screams.Two people screaming from downstairs.And then a roar of lions.Wendy and Peter arent in their rooms, said his wife.He lay in his bed with his beating heart. No, he said. Theyve broken into the nursery.Those screamsthey sound familiar.Do they?Yes, awfully.17. And although their beds tried very hard, the two adults couldnt be rocked to sleep for another hour. A smell of cats was in the night air. This passage implies that the story is set (1 point)in the future.in the present.in the past.it does not indicate time.18. The first half of the passage implies that the Hadley family is (1 point)close and open with each other.destitute.wealthytrusting19. From the context of the passage, you can conclude that the society in which the family lives sees children as being (1 point)neurotic.in need of discipline.innocent.naturally obedient.20. The parents attitude toward their children in this passage might be best characterized as (1 point)fond.angry.proud.wary.21. Based on your knowledge of the story, you would best understand line 24, He lay in his bed with his beating heart. to be an example of (1 point)satire.in medias res.metaphor.foreshadowing.Essay Note: Your teacher will grade your response to ensure that you receive proper credit for your answer. Your response should include the following to receive the points in parentheses: Respond in a paragraph. Answer is written in complete sentences. (10 pts)22. Choose one of the three essay topics below. Experiencing Carefully reread the passage from The Veldt by Ray Bradbury, and write an essay explaining what advice you would give George and Lydia Hadley on how to become better parents.Interpreting- Carefully reread the passage. Write an essay describing the tone Bradbury sets and analyzing how he creates that particular mood.Evaluating- The passage above is almost entirely made up of dialogue, as is much of the story it comes from. Choose another story from Unit 2 that contains extensive dialogue, and write an essay comparing and contrasting the role of dialogue in the two stories. Which author do you think uses dialogue more effectively? (10 points)


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