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1. All of the following define the theme of a story EXCEPT (1 point)
the central idea of a work
the underlying message in literature
the methods of characterization employed by the writer
the lesson, or moral, of the story which can be inferred by readers
2. Which of the following ideas represent themes explored in "Day of the Butterfly?" (2 points)
the rewards of kindness
the importance of dedicated teachers
the brutality of outdated medical practices
the intended and unintended cruelty of others
3. Which of the following quotes from the story best communicates the author's message about friendship? (1 point)
"I could not afford to be seen walking with her, and I did not even want to - but, on the other hand, the
flattery of those humble, hopeful turnings was not lost on me."
"I realized the pledge as our fingers touched; I was panicky, but all right."
"And I do not know when it was, but I think it was probably at this moment that the birthday party of
Myra Sayla became fashionable."
"We began to talk of her as if she were something we owned, and her party became a cause..."
Identify the adjectives in the following sentence.
4. Argyles are patterned socks named after a Scottish clan. (2 points)
Argyles
patterned
socks
Scottish
For questions 5–6, identify the adjectives in the following sentences.
5. The furniture in the living room is very expensive. (2 points)
furniture
living
room
expensive
6. A vase sat in the middle of the banquet table. (1 point)
vase
middle
banquet
table



check my work
1.D
2.B
3.B
4.D
5.A
6.A

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    I haven't read the story mentioned im 2 and 3. 4 doesn't have a blank.

    The others are wrong.

  • english -

    4 is half right,

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    the first three are right but 4 and 5 have two answers and 6 is wrong, 4. is B and D
    5. is also B and D
    6. is C because is describes what type of table and a adjective describes so there you go

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    the first three are right but 4 and 5 have two answers and 6 is wrong, 4. is B and D
    5. is also B and D
    6. is C because is describes what type of table and a adjective describes so there you go. now that i look back at 3 it also has more than 1 answer and the answers are A and B

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    2 is A and D

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    Ok correct me if I am wrong but I don't agree with 1 because it say except! I thought it was B so I am very confused now. Ms. Sue would you clear this one up

  • english -

    Just did this
    1C
    2A,D
    3B
    4B,D
    5B,D
    6C

  • english -

    Kyle is Correct 100%

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    9/9 (100%) thanks kyle

  • english -

    Thanks thanks kyle. ^^ 9/9 100% you helped me correct the incorrect ones. and adjectives are basically just descriptive (or more information) about the pronouns or nouns.

    ex. the brown dog has blue spots.
    (there are two adjectives in this. "brown" and "blue".)

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