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Mother Tongue - Amy Tan

View Notes - Mother Tongue - Amy Tan from HISTORY history at Brother Martin High School. c. oxymoron d. pun e. simile _____4. In the passage, the author uses all of the following techniques EXCEPT a.

Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue”These multiple choice questions refer to paragraphs 7-14._____1. The principal contrast in this passage is betweena. the mother’s expectations and the daughter’s responsesb. Chinese and American conceptions of family obligationsc. the daughter’s attitude as a child and as an adultd. the way ideas are stated and the substance of the idease. the differences between written and spoken language
_____2. The function of the sentence “Lately, I’ve been giving more thought to the kind of English my mother speaks” (par 8) is to
_____3. What figure of speech is Tan using when she refers to her mother’s “impeccable broken English” (par 13)?

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