WHICH POEMS INCLUDE THE THEME THAT MEMORIES OF BEATIFUL NATURAL PLACES BENEFIT THE PEOPLE WHO RECALL THEM

WHICH POEMS INCLUDE THE THEME THAT MEMORIES OF BEATIFUL NATURAL PLACES BENEFIT THE PEOPLE WHO RECALL THEM

English Questions

Question 1WHICH POEMS INCLUDE THE THEME THAT MEMORIES OF BEATIFUL NATURAL PLACES BENEFIT THE PEOPLE WHO RECALL THEM

“TO SPRING” AND “LINES WRITTEN IN EARLY SPRING”

“I WANDERED LONEY AS A CLOUD” AND “LINES ON A BEATIFUL SPRING IN A VALLEY”

“TO SUMMER AND “THE HUMAN SEASONS”

“TO AUTUMN” AND TO A BUTTERFLY”

 

Question 2In which poem does sensory imagery convey the speaker’s sense that humans suffer when they fail to recognize “Nature’s holy plan”?

KEATS’S “THE HUMAN SEASONS”
COLERIDGE’S “sonnet to the river otter”
WORDSWORTH’S “LINES WRITTEN IN EARLY SPRING”
BLAKE’S “to winter”

 

Question 3In what section of Romeo and Juliet does William Shakespeare introduce the main characters, major conflicts, and central themes of the play?

RISING ACTION
EXPOSITION
CLIMAX
FALLING ACTION

Question 4Which character’s playful and upbeat personality, demonstrated at the start of the Queen Mab speech, is a natural foil for the melancholy Romeo?

MERCUTIO’S
CAPULET’S
BENVOLIO’S
TYBALT’S

 

Question 5Why does Shakespeare have Romeo and Juliet’s dialogue take the form of a sonnet when they first meet?

USING PROSE RATHER THAN POETRY IN THIS PLAY.
DEMONSTRATING THE DANGER THAT ROMEO AND JULIET FACE IF THEIR FAMILIES LEARN OF THEIR LOVE FOR ONE ANOTHER.
USING ELEVATED LANGUAGE TO SUGGEST THE POWERFUL EFFECT THAT LOVE HAS ON THESE CHARACTERS.
REMINDING READERS THAT ROMEO AND JULIET ARE NOT A GOOD MATCH FOR ONE ANOTHER.

Question 6. Which event is the climax of Romeo and Juliet?

ROMEO’S MURDER OF TYBALT
MERCUTIO’S QUEEN MAB SPEECH
THE DEATHS OF ROMEO AND JULIET
THE FIRST MEETING OF ROMEO AND JULIET

 

Question 7. Choose the word or words that best complete the sentence.

It is rather odd and __________ of her to keep injecting __________ into serious discussions.

TENACIOUS…VALOR
VEHEMENT…SUSPENSE
EMPHATIC…FREQUENCY
ECCENTRIC…LEVITY

 

Question 8. Choose the word or words that best complete the sentence.

A __________aroma of spices lured the poor, hungry __________ into the dim alley.

RETICENT…ZEALOT
GENIAL…DEITY
PUNGENT…WAIF
VAPID…BENEFACTOR

Question 9. Read the following sentence and decide whether the underlined portion contains a mistake. If it does, identify the best way to correct or improve the sentence by choosing the appropriate suggestion from the answer choices. If the underlined portion requires no improvement or correction, choose No improvement or correction is required.

The teacher will give the prize to Isabel if she is fair.

IF SHE WERE FAIR.
IF THE TEACHER WAS FAIR.
IF SHE ARE FAIR.
IF THE TEACHER IS FAIR.
NO IMPROVEMENT OR CORRECTION IS REQUIRED.

 

 

Question 10. Use Passage 2 below to answer the following question.

Which is the clearest and most grammatically correct revision of sentence 4 (reprinted here)?

The first movie theater opened in 1902 in Los Angeles and it charged five cents so they called it a nickelodeon.

The first movie theater costing a nickel opened in 1902 in Los Angeles, they called it a nickelodeon.
Costing a nickel, the first movie theater in Los Angeles opened in 1902 charged five cents and called a nickelodeon.
The first movie theater, opening in 1902 in Los Angeles, charging five cents, they called it a nickelodeon.
The first movie theater opened in 1902 in Los Angeles; because admission cost five cents, it was called a nickelodeon.

 

                                     Passage 2

(1) The origin of motion pictures began as early as 1867, when Edward Muybridge and J.D. Isaacs took a series of photographs proving that horses lift all four feet off the ground when galloping for an instant. (2) In the 1880s, Thomas Edison’s Kinetoscope became all the rage in penny arcades, and in the 1890s, French and American inventors developed the first projection machines. (3) By the 1910s, going to the movies was a major pastime, and Hollywood’s screens lit up with the faces of stars such as Lillian Gish, Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin, and Douglas Fairbanks. (4) he first movie theater opened in 1902 in Los Angeles and it charged five cents so they called it a nickelodeon. (5) As the nickelodeon gained in popularity, clever directors devised new ways of telling stories, such as editing, or “cutting,” strips of film to create narrative scenes, and using sets and special effects. (6) The era of mass entertainment was under way!

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