20) In the sentence beginning "There were times" (lines 58-63), the speaker employs all of the following EXCEPT a) concrete diction b) parallel syntax c) simile → d) understatement e) onomatopoeia – simile: “whistled like tenpenny nails, buzzed like a saw, wheezed like the asthma of Hercules, trumpeted like an enraged African elephant. ..”. Also simile after simile. – “buzzed” and more for onomatopoeia – concrete diction used to perceive something with the 5 senses – definetely not understated, creates a strong rythym leading to the point 21) In the passage, the drunk, the jazz musicians, and the singer share which of the following? a) an inability to identify with others → b) an intense application to a single activity c) a concern more with individuality than with tradition d) an ambivalent feeling about their roles in life e) a desire for popular approval – the drunk made it clear he did not seek to be approved of: “he would shout to the whole wide world one concise command, 'Shut up!'” (lines 6-7)
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course ECON 412 taught by Professor Jiggly during the Spring '11 term at Jefferson College.