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1. In these lines from “A Dream Within a Dream,” the speaker dreams of holding a few grains of sand. What is the meaning of creep in this context?
How few! yet how they creep / Through my fingers to the deep (1 point)
stick grow (crawl) slip
2. In “A Dream Within a Dream,” which phrase is a context clue to the meaning of grasp? (1 point)
While I weep—while I weep! / O God! can I not grasp / Them with a tighter clasp?
While I weep O God! can I not with a tighter clasp
(can I not grasp them)
3. The bear was hungry, the bear was ravenous, / The bear’s big mouth was cruel and cavernous.” (1 point)
Which of the following sets of meanings defines the italicized words in the previous excerpt?
black / dark (hungry / large) tricky / decaying satisfied/ closed
4. Read the following excerpt from “Adventures of Isabel.” (1 point)
Isabel met a hideous giant,
Isabel continued self-reliant
The giant was hairy, the giant was horrid
He had one eye in the middle of his forehead
The imagery in the previous lines appeals to which sense?
(sight)
sound
touch
smell
5. Read the following excerpt from “Adventures of Isabel.” (1 point)
Isabel met a hideous giant,
Isabel continued self-reliant
The giant was hairy, the giant was horrid He had one eye in the middle of his forehead
Complete the following statement.
The images in the previous lines reinforce the idea that Isabel is
fearful. (dependent.) persistent. gullible.

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