In the manner of my friend i was at once struck with
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In the manner of my friend I was atonce struck with an incoherence--aninconsistency; and I soon found this toarise from a series of feeble and futilestruggles to overcome an habitualtrepidancy--an excessive nervousagitation. For something of this natureI had indeed been prepared, no less byhis letter, than by reminiscences ofcertain boyish traits, and byconclusions deduced from his peculiarphysical conformation andtemperament. His action wasalternately vivacious and sullen. Hisvoice varied rapidly from a tremulousindecision to that species of energeticconcision--that abrupt, weighty,unhurried, and hollow-soundingenunciation--that leaden,self-balanced and perfectly modulatedguttural utterance.1BoredWhich of the following descriptionsdoes Poe use to directly illustrate the"incoherence" and "inconsistency" ofUsher? A) suffered to grow all unheededB) His voice varied rapidlyC) ghastly pallor of the skinD) A cadaverousness of complexionDefinition:B) His voice varied rapidly
Term:Which of the following would be mostrelevant to a research paper exploringthe benefits of schools growing theirown food?A) Interviews with a master gardenerand a landscape designerB) Lists of plants that are easy to growand very nutritiousC) Studies comparing the costs ofpurchasing produce to growing itD) Testimony from a group ofinterested studentsDefinition:C) Studies comparing the costs ofpurchasing produce to growing itTerm:Karin has found the followinginformation during the researchprocess for her informative paper:oA map of rainfall amounts in threeneighboring statesoA scientific description of theconditions that create droughtsoA collection of stories from survivorsof extreme droughtsoA list of major water conservationefforts in the areaWhat is the most useful next step in thewriting process for Karin?A) Conduct an interview of a localscientist.B) Develop the organizational plan forthis information.C) Determine how these sources relateto each other.D) Write an introduction andconclusion for the paper.Definition:C) Determine how these sources relateto each other.
Term:Read these two sentences:oThe number of nursing students hasnearly doubled this year.oThe majority of the new students aremale.Which transition word correctly linksthe two sentences?A) AdditionallyB) ConsequentlyC) HoweverD) ThusDefinition:A) Additionally
Term:Fall of the House of Usher, excerptBy Edgar Allan PoeThe room in which I found myself wasvery large and lofty. The windowswere long, narrow, and pointed, andat so vast a distance from the blackoaken floor as to be altogetherinaccessible from within. Feeblegleams of encrimsoned light madetheir way through the trellised panes,and served to render sufficientlydistinct the more prominent objectsaround; the eye, however, struggled invain to reach the remoter angles of thechamber, or the recesses of thevaulted and fretted ceiling. Darkdraperies hung upon the walls. Thegeneral furniture was profuse,comfortless, antique, and tattered.