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How do the author's philosophical ideas about nature reveal themselves in the main character of the passage? a. Molly believes that nature is essentially valuable and sustaining. b. Molly sees women as more successful than men at taming nature. c. Molly understands that nature often thwarts the efforts of humans. d. Molly views the city as a refuge from the hardships of homesteading. 2. Read this sentence from the passage. "St. Louis was known far and wide for its superior iron production, and its foundries belched their black smoke into the sky every day." How does the author's use of language in this sentence contribute to the tone or attitude toward St. Louis? a. The author uses diction to create an impression of fear. b. The author uses imagery to foster a sense of distaste. c. The author uses irony to reveal the underlying humor. d. The author uses metaphor to impart a feeling of mystery. 3. Which question would be MOST helpful to ask when analyzing opportunities for women during the historical context of this passage? a. Who was required to pay taxes on land? b. What percentage of women were married? c. What career choices were available for women? d. How did the government encourage land ownership? 4. The author’s diction indicates Molly’s attitude toward her sister . Which word describes that attitude? a. Resentment b. Protectiveness c. Obligation d. Generosity 5. Which word BEST describes the author’s attitude toward women who used the Homestead Act? a. Sympathetic b. Disrespectful c. Bewildered d. Suspicious
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