The phrase "pretty pass" is an example of which type of figurative language?
Which of the following choices best states the difference between Mary’s and John’s perspectives?
Mary sees helping escaped slaves as morally imperative, while John is cold-hearted toward the plight of escaped slaves.
Mary is indifferent toward the plight of escaped slaves, and John, while more sensitive, still believes that political considerations prohibit he and his wife from giving escaped slaves any help.
Mary doesn’t like escaped slaves but knows helping them is in accordance with the values expressed in the Bible, while John doesn’t seem to know much about the Bible and thinks only of political considerations.
Mary sees helping escaped slaves as morally imperative, while John, though sensitive to escaped slaves’ plight, is too concerned with legal and political considerations to advocate helping the
Which of the following indicates that the story "Three Sisters" is written in third person?
Hannah refers to herself as "I."
The reader is constantly referred to as "you" and is frequently asked questions about his or her opinions of events in the story.
The two sisters refer to each other as "I," and then invite the reader to make predictions about what will happen next in the story.
Which of the following could not be included in an objective summary of the passage?
No one has ever gotten sick from eating an insect.
People in certain cultures continue eating insects to this day.
Some people enjoy the taste of insects.
Studies report that there may be dozens of insects in the next bite of chocolate you eat.
Which of the following is not true of the passage?
The author is trying to gently persuade readers to, at least once, give insect-eating a try.
The author is trying to instruct readers as to the best ways too cook certain insects.
The author is trying to inform readers of the relative harmlessness of eating many kinds of insects.
The author is trying entertain readers with material that seems a little strange.