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Homework Help: English

Posted by Robert on Monday, January 9, 2012 at 10:20pm.

1) The following passage is an example of which literary element?
"Give back your heart to itself, to the stranger who has loved you all your life, whom you ignored for another, who knows you by heart."
a)paradox
b)magical realism
c)metaphor
d)hyperbole*
2)In the poem "Two Bodies," what literary technique is most evident?
a)repetition*
b)parallelism
c)jargon
d)rhetorical question
3)In Senghor's poem "I will Pronounce Your Name," the following phrase are examples of what kind of literary writing?
"fragrance of cinnamon,""the fresh feel of dew,""the'sugared' taste of coffee trees,""the hard clasp of lighting"
a)connotation
b)simile*
c)alliteration
d)flashback
4)Reading literature from different cultures allows you to ---
a)analyze differences among cultures*
b)decide which cultures are better
c)recognize universal themes
d)learn new languages
5)In the poem "Telephone Conversation," what best describes the character's feeling toward the potential landlady?
a)resignation
b)pity
c)anger*
d)confusion
6)The story "Marriage is a Private Affair" contains what literary element in the title?
a)symbolism*
b)irony
c)allusion
d)tone
When Madame Pouchet hired Diouana, what was her motive?
a)to help a citizen of Dakar
b)to have a servant travel with her to France*
c)to have a cook
d)to have a secretary
I have put an * next to my answers

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