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Question 31 (2 points) "Pass it along, the wiring party's going out"- And yawning sentries mumble, "Wivers going out." blood." Unraveling; twisting; hammering stakes with muffled thud, They toil with stealthy haste and anger in their How does the author use ambiguity to portray the tone in these lines? ( A) There is no ambiguity shown in the text (B) The author is actually happy about the war as the wiring party keeps out the bad guys. (C) The ambiguity is seen in the author's use of "Anger" and "Blood," which shows his anger about the War. (D) Certain words such as "party's" could have more than one meaning and reveals sarcasm in the author's tone. Question 32 (2 points) What is the subject of the speaker's monologue in "My Last Duchess"? O A) the speaker's memory of his wife ( B) the father of the woman he wants to marry OC) a portrait of his wife (D) someone who wants to marry his wife Question 33 (2 points) Which of the following inferences is best supported by the passage below (paragraph 30)? In 1789 the French Revolution seemed to offer young people a chance to realize these dreams. Wordsworth and Coleridge, among many others, responded to the ideals of "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity" and were infused with enthusiasm for the revolutionary cause. As Wordsworth exulted (in lines later included in his long autobiographical narrative poem The Prelude), "Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, / But to be young was very heaven!" When these ideals seemed betrayed by the bloody excesses of the Reign of Terror, both men slipped into conservative views. The next generation of Romantics, such as Percy Bysshe Shelley, who had been inspired by Wordsworth's and Coleridge's youthful political radicalism, felt betrayed and continued to support revolt both at home and abroad (A) Second-generation Romantics were more committed to ideals than to following the teachings of their elders ()B) Wordsworth probably ran for a seat in Parliament on the Conservative ticket once he retired from writing poetry ( C) Percy Bysshe Shelley disagreed with most other figures of the second generation. (D) William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge fought in the French Revolution.

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Question 34 (2 points) What is most closely the central idea of the passage below (paragraph 28)? from the preface to Lyrical Ballads by William Wordsworth The principal object, then, which I proposed to myself in these poems was to choose incidents and situations from common life, and to relate or describe them throughout, as far as was possible, in a selection of language really used by men; ... Low and rustic life was generally chosen, because in that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity are less under restraint, and speak a plainer and more emphatic language; because in that condition of life our elementary feelings co-exist in a state of greater simplicity and consequently may be more accurately contemplated, and more forcibly communicated; because the manners of rural life germinate from those elementary feelings; and, from the necessary character of rural occupations, are more easily comprehended; and are more durable; and lastly because in that conditions the passions of men are incorporated with the beautiful and permanent forms of nature. A) Wordsworth only wrote poems in the language of the rural, agricultural working class. (B) Wordsworth rejected his education and sought to live the life of a rural peasant (C) Wordsworth felt inadequate because of his education and aristocratic birth and sought to gain self- respect among the rural poor (D) Wordsworth found the possibility for clearer and more direct poetic themes, and language, among country people. Question 35 (2 points) To what does Wollstonecraft compare the minds of women in "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman?" O A) flowers that are planted in soil that is too rich (OB) the impression of being too frivolous to learn O C) men who have never had the benefits of education O D) children before they go to school Question 36 (2 points) Choose the sentence that best adds descriptive detail to the Shelley quote below (paragraph 36). Posts are the hierophants [interpreters) of an unapprehended inspiration, the mirrors of the gigantic shadows which futuity casts upon the present, the words which express what they understand not; the trumpets which sing to battle, and feel not what they inspire: the influence which is moved not, but moves. Posts are the unacknowledged legislators of the World. ( A) What they imagine works its way into the culture and the individual mind, becoming action. ()B) Without them chaos would be unleashed and the world plunged into war O C) They must be stopped at any cost ()D) They gather monthly in a secret chamber to approve or reject the laws passed by the royalty and assemblies of various nations

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Question 37 (2 points) From the background reading, British Literature and History, The Victorian Age, what is most closely the central idea of the passage below (paragraph 33)? The Realist novel, which had proved itself so effective in rousing emotion, began to seem too good at raising falsely comforting feelings. A new generation of novelists were influenced in part by Darwinism to look for natural, rather than spiritual, forces guiding the course of human life. In France, for example, the novelist Emile Zola wrote novels according to a set of beliefs called Naturalism. Naturalistic novels, plays, and poems tend to present a grim, almost fatalistic view of the world, in which mostly lower-class characters are trapped in circumstances beyond their control for reasons that they cannot determine. Zola observed that he was subjecting his fictional characters to "the same analytical examination that surgeons perform on teary sympathy. corpses." For novelists following in the path of Zola, clinical knowledge of the human condition replaced ( A) The Realist novel was judged too sentimental by writers who sought a more straightforward examination of the challenges faced by ordinary people (B) Emile Zola wanted to be a surgeon, but turned to writing fiction instead () Most audiences preferred novels that contained positive messages. Incorrect. This has nothing whatsoever to do with the material presented here. (D) Darwin's theories as applied to social and economic relations were rendered as entertainment in Realist novels; in Naturalist novels, as instruction. Question 38 (2 points) Based on your reading of "A Vindication of the Rights of Women," what can you conclude about women's education at the time this piece was written? ( A) Women were taught ladylike accomplishments such as music and sewing (B) Women were mainly taught practical skills useful in running a household C) Women were encouraged to learn to become writers and artists (D) Women were forbidden to learn even the most basic skills, such as reading Question 39 (2 points) Who is most likely the speaker of the poem, "My Last Duchess?" (A) The Last Duchess of Ferrara (B) Robert Browning (C) Alfonso II, Duke of Ferrara (D) Fra' Pandolf

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Question 40 (2 points) Which inference about the "freemen" is best supported by the poem in "Liberty Tree?" ( A) he freemen are diseased. O B) The freemen are famous C) The freemen are humble. ()D) The freemen are starved

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