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occurs in nature, blending it with personification and creating a time- less story of good versus evil. S O U R C E S I N C Y B E R S P S O U R C E S I N C Y B E R S P A C E A C E Essay Writing Tips —Essay writing tips (Search for “essay writing tips.”). —The five-paragraph essay. —Homework Central, the writing process. Short Response Short response questions are like mini essay questions. Students are expected to provide a written answer to a question but usually only in a few sentences. In the short response question, there is no room for answer padding. The questions are usually to the point, and the responses are expected to be as well. Adapted from Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain My father was a justice of the peace, and I supposed he possessed the power of life and death over all men and could hang anybody that offended him. This was distinction enough for me as a general thing; but the desire to be a steam- boatman kept intruding, nevertheless. I first wanted to be a cabin-boy, so that I could come out with a white apron on and shake a table-cloth over the side, where all my old comrades could see me; later I thought I would rather be the deck-hand who stood on the end of the stage-plank with the coil of rope in his hand, because he was particularly conspicuous. But these were lonely day- dreams—and they were too heavenly to be contemplated as real possibilities. By and by one of our boys went away. He was not heard of for a long time. At last he turned up as apprentice engineer or “striker” on a steamboat. This thing shook the bottom out of all my [former beliefs]. That boy had been notoriously worldly, and I just the reverse; yet he was exalted to this eminence, and I left in obscurity and misery. There was nothing generous about this fel- low in his greatness. He would always manage to have a rusty bolt to scrub while his boat tarried at our town, and he would sit on the inside guard and scrub it, where we could all see him and envy him and loathe him. And when- ever his boat was laid up he would come home and swell around the town in his blackest and greasiest clothes, so that nobody could help remembering that he was a steamboatman; and he used all sorts of steamboat technicalities in his talk, as if he were so used to them that he forgot that common people could SAT Your Days for SATurDays SATurDays SAT Academy Dr. Ahmed Ali Ezzat SAT Math Instructor 01001600522
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40 10 SECRETS TO ACING ANY HIGH SCHOOL TEST not understand them. He would speak of the “labboard” side of a horse in an easy, natural way that would make one wish he was dead. And he was always talking about “St. Looy” like an old citizen; he would refer casually to occa- sions when he was “coming down Fourth Street” or when he was “passing by the Planter’s House,” or when there was a fire and he took a turn on the brakes of “the old big Missouri”; and then he would go on and lie about how many

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