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12. When an author uses a concrete object to represent an idea or emotion it is called (1 point)
style
symbolism
mood
aphorism

13. What does “renaissance” mean? (1 point)
renewal
recollection
rebirth
return

14. In Ralph Ellison’s “The Black Ball” the narrator of the story stretches the truth or lies several times. What do you think is his motivation for being so untruthful? (1 point)
He often tries to protect those around him, as well as avoid conflict.
He tries to manipulate situations so that he gets what he desires.
He is motivated by greed and tries to move up in society through his lies.
He is only trying to protect himself and his son.

My answers;
12.a
13.d
14.b

  • English -

    I disagree with your first two answers.

    I haven't read the Ellison story, but I doubt if the answer is b.

  • English -

    The first two answers are wrong. You should probably look up what each word means in question 12 to find the answer. For question 13, you need to know what the definition of renaissance is, I suggest you look it up to find the answer.

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