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14. Read the following lines from Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven"

And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting
On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door;
And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming,
And the lamplight o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor;
And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor
Shall be lifted-nevermore!

Which of the below words best helps create the mood of despair in the poem?

A.) dreaming
B.) chamber*****************************
C.) shadow
D.) nevermore

15. Why might the author use a metaphor to enhance the meaning of fiction or poetry?

A.) to create an image in readers' minds***********************************
B.) to represent a larger thought or idea
C.) to give a story or poem a song-like quality
D.) to help set the mood of the story or poem************************************

Which of the following shows the correct parenthetical citation from page 30 of an article in the July 199 issue of Starburst magazine called "I Robot," written by Melissa J. Perenson?

A.) (I Robot 30)
B.) (Starburst 30)
C.) (Perenson 30)***********************
D.) ("I Robot," Starburst 30)

Answers:

14.) B
15.) A or D not sure
16.) C

Thanks.

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  1. A chamber is just a room. Re-think #14.

    What is a metaphor in the first place?

    I agree with you on #16.

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  2. ok then I say 14 is c-shadow and 15 is A

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  3. I agree with you on both. =)

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  4. Thanks

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  5. Nah, 15 is D, Never more, as it adds the sense that death, the ultimate end is lurking, and life is at its end.

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  6. I meant 14, not 15

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