1.Edgar Allan Poe uses foreshadowing in "The cask of Amontillado" to create mystery in which of the following quotes?
A." He had a tight-fitting parti-strip dress, and his head was surmounted by the conical cap and bells."
B."And as for Luchresi, he cannot distinguish Sherry from Amontillado."
C."You? Impossible! A Mason,' I replied. 'I replied. 'A sign,'he said , 'a sign."
D."I forced the last Stone into its position; I plastered it up."

2.What does Shirley Jackson accomplish by using stock characters in "The Lottery" instead of complex characters?
A.Readers meet many different stock characters in "The Lottery."
B.Readers forces on the mysterious plot events instead of the characters.
C. Readers known that each character plays an important role in the story.
D. Readers desire to learn more about each stock character motivations.

3.Which of the following lines from Marge Piercys poem "To Be of Use" best demonstrates the speaker's view that work is gratifying?
A."Botched, it smears the hands, crumbles to dust."
B." Greek amphoras for wine or oil,"
C." The pitcher cries for water to carry"
D."and a person for work that is real."

4. Read the following lines from eagar Allan Poe's "The Bells":

What a tale their Terror Tales of despair!

How they (clang), and (clash), and roar!
What a horror they outpoor
On the bosom of the palpitating air!

What time do the italicize words help create?


5. Which poetic devices used in the following line of Marge Piercy's poem "To be of use"?

"The work of the world as common as mud."


I think
2.A or (C)
Please correct me if I'm wrong.

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  1. 1. yes
    2. no
    3. I don't know
    4. yes
    5. yes

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  2. So #2 is A, Since it's not C?

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  3. No, neither A nor C for #2.

    Remember that "stock characters" are like background or props. The writer wants the focus to be on the action, not those people/things in the background.

    That's your second wrong guess for this question. Think carefully, and don't post about it again.

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  4. I think #2 is B

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