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CCA English Final Help PLEASE! Part 1?

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3.   In Betty Bonham Lies’s retelling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, how is the narrator’s description of Orpheus’s music an example of hyperbole? (1 point)
A) The narrator retells old myths about Orpheus's powers.
B) The narrator exaggerates the effects of Orpheus's music.
C) The narrator compares Orpheus's music to the sound of rivers.
D) The narrator attributes human characteristics to animals and objects.

6.   In Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado,” the literary device of foreshadowing is used when Montresor tells Fortunato  (1 point)
A) “You are a man to be missed.”
B) “A draught of this Medoc will defend us from the damps.”
C) “You were not to be found, and I was fearful of losing a bargain.”
D) “You are rich, respected, admired, beloved; you are happy as once I was.”

8.   Which poetic device is used in line 10 of Poe’s “The Raven,” “surcease of sorrow—sorrow for the lost Lenore”?  (1 point)
A) assonance
B) repetition
C) alliteration
D) all of the above

9.   "The Morning of June 28, 1948" reveals that Jackson's agent and the general public  (1 point)
A) tried to censor the story.
B) loved the story.
C) disliked the story.
D) tried to censor the story.

11.   In which of the following resides the irony in the short stories “The Gift of the Magi” and “The Necklace”?  (1 point)
A) The protagonists value objects more than people.
B) The protagonists want to escape their low social status.
C) The protagonists struggle for something that proves to be useless.
D) The protagonists learn to value hard work and loyalty instead of wealth.

12.   Which of the following stock characters is not included in "The Lottery"?  (1 point)
A) dutiful citizen
B) innocent child
C) jokester
D) civic leader

13.   What is the main connotation of hard work in Marge Piercy’s poem “To Be of Use”?  (1 point)
A) struggle and exhaustion
B) dignity and gratification
C) simplicity and usefulness
D) exploitation and rebellion
  • Anon May 22