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Sheet1 Page 1 1. John Steinbeck wrote "A Plan for the Improvement of English Spelling." It was Mark Twain, a.k.a. Samuel Clemens. Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: False 2. What is the tone of "A Plan for the Improvement of English Spelling"? A. serious B. humorous C. mysterious D. religious Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: B 3. What letter does the author wish to replace for the letter c in replaced? A. f B. s C. d D. x Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: B 4. What would be the new spelling of the work year? A. ier B. jear C. wear D. xear Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: A 5. If the word xrewawt is pronounced like the word throughout, what does the letter x sound like? A. w B. sh C. ch D. th Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: D 6. What was the probable theme of the essay? A. That there might be problems with spelling now, but it is easier to leave things alone. B. That the new changes will take time.
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Unformatted text preview: C. That money is needed to bring about these changes. Sheet1 Page 2 D. That logic can solve any problem, and the change will be easy. Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: A 7. According to the essay, how long does the author claim the changes will take? A. 1 year B. 2 years C. 5 years D. 6-12 years E. 20 years Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: E 8. Twain was famous for his use of sarcasm and wit. He probably wrote this piece to _____. A. show the foolishness of some scholars. B. just to make money. C. because he was serious. D. to promote a new dictionary. Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: A 9. All persuasive essays, even this one, must have an approach or "gimmick" to convince the reader. Twain is (or appears to b A. the LOGICAL approach B. the PATRIOTIC approach C. the BRAND NAME approach D. the BAND-WAGON approach E. the DUTY/OBLIGATION approach Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: A...
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This note was uploaded on 06/23/2008 for the course ENG 102 taught by Professor Wormer during the Spring '08 term at KCTCS.

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