This question is based on the following poem:
Seasons are celebrations.
A year's a Ferris wheel.
Both honor our world's habit
of spinning 'round a star.
7. Which one of the following sentences best expresses the main idea of this poem?
A. The world has a habit of spinning around.
B. Season are celebrations, while a year on Earth is a habit.
C. Seasons and Ferris wheels are like Earth's journey around the sun.
English - Nikita, Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 11:10pm
This question is based on the following excerpt from a short story.
Inside the bus, in his summer Class-A uniform with its brass glitter and infantry-blue shoulder cordon, Jamie Sabin was going home. Fort Benning would be a fading dream; Preston, Virginia, a place unknown, his future. He was in between, fumbling with puzzle pieces, making up stories about the real Jamie Sabin. Each of these he set adrift like a paper boat on a shifting sea of daydreams. He did that encased in the drone and shudder of diesel pistons and hissing tires. Jamie Sabin was going home to a place unknown.
7. In this paragraph, the paper boat is a
A. simile for Jamie's past.
B. metaphor for daydreams.
C. metaphor for Jamie's past and future.
D. simile for stories Jamie makes up about himself.
English - Writeacher, Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 11:31pm
Ms Sue answered the last one. What do YOU THINK about this one?