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11. Which of these is most like self-possession?
a. self-control
b. self-pity
c. self-esteem
d. self-doubt
I'm stuck between A and C

14. Which of the senses do these excerpts appeal to?
A- (Sun) "...until with shining ringlets in the East the dawn confirmed a third day..."
B- (Sea) "...breaking clear of a high and windless sea..."
"...trampling roar of sea on rock, where combers, rising shoreward, thudded down on the ing ebb--all sheeted with salt foam."
"Lo and behold, the mouth of a calm river at length came into view,with level shores unbroken, free from rock, sheilded from wind..."
C- (Land) "...the sigh of land, of woodland, on that morning..."
"Here were no coves, or harborage or shelter, only steep headlands, rockfallen reefs and crags."
"Here are sharp rocks offshore, and the sea a smother rushing around them; rock face rising sheer from deep water."

Thanks
-MC

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  1. I think C is closer to self-possession.

    To which senses do you think those excerpts appeal?

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  2. I'm not really sure what that means...
    -MC

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  3. The five senses: hearing, seeing, feeling, tasting, smelling

    A. appeals to our sense of seeing.

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  4. I differ with MsSue....check this definition of self possession

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/self-possession

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  5. Oops! You're right, Guru.

    I didn't look up self-possession and assumed I knew the meaning. I was wrong.

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