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'Once in a long while, four times so far for me, my mother brings out the metal tube that holds her medical diploma. I did not even feel a hint of a breeze on my skin as I lie on my back in the darkness. 'On the tube are gold circles crossed with seven red lines each--"joy" ideographs in abstract. There are also little flowers that look like gears for a gold machine. 'According to the scraps of labels with Chinese and American addresses, stamps, and postmarks, the family airmailed the can from Hong Kong in 1950. "The warm temperature of the water against the cooler air created a drifting airy fog that whispered over the lake. 'It got crushed in the middle, and whoever tried to peel the labels off stopped because the red and gold paint came off too, leaving silver scratches that rust. "Somebody tried to pry the end off before discovering that the tube falls apart. "When I open it, the smell of China flies out, a thousand-year-old bat flying heavy-headed out of the Chinese caverns where bats are as white as dust, a smell that comes from long ago, far back in the brain. Questions: 1. Write a title for the paragraph. (0.5) 2. Identify and write down the topic sentence and the controlling idea. (01) 3. Identify and write down the irrelevant sentence numbers. (01) 4. Write a concluding sentence. (01) 5. Write the sequencing method of the paragraph. (0.5) 6. Identify and label all the sensory details in the following lines. (sight, taste, smell, sound, touch) (0.25X4=1) Example: I can feel the wind blowing from the large, rectangular window. touch sight a) His face displays a strong confidence with his nostrils flared and his fiery black eyes burning holes into the soul of those who stare into them. b) His black tail is held straight down and every once in a while a burst of wind catches it and then it floats down back into place like an elegant piece of silk falling from the sky.

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