Oct / 07

I need english help please?

                        1. Mrs. Jones’s behavior right after Roger tries to rob her in “Thank You, M’am” shows her to be __________. (Points : 3) 
       a frightened and weak old woman

       uncertain about how to feel about this young boy

       able to forget about unhappy moments in life

       the stronger of the two characters

 
    
2. Read these lines from “Thank You, M’am”: 
“I didn’t aim to . . . .”
“You a lie!”

Of what technique are these lines examples?

(Points : 3) 
       simile 
       dialect 
       hyperbole 
       symbolism 
 
    
3. What do the blue suede shoes In “Thank You, M’am” stand for? (Points : 3) 
       Mrs. Jones’s childhood 
       Roger’s unfulfilled desires 
       what Roger learns from Mrs. Jones 
       what Roger still must learn about life 
 
    
4. Which is not a lesson that Mrs. Jones tries to teach Roger during the encounter? (Points : 3) 
       Do not disrespect others. 
       Do not talk to strangers. 
       Do take responsibility for your choices. 
       Do take pride in yourself. 
 
    
5. One event in the rising action of “Thank You, M’am” occurs when __________. (Points : 3) 
       Mrs. Jones insists that Roger come home with her and cleans him up 
       Roger can’t bring himself to thank Mrs. Jones at the story’s end 
       Mrs. Jones walks home alone at night 
       Mrs. Jones gives Roger the money for the shoes 
 
    
6. How does the narrator’s use of Spanish in “The Circuit” impact readers’ experience of the story? (Points : 3) 
       It amuses readers. 
       It confuses readers. 
       It increases the excitement in the story. 
       It adds authenticity and realistic detail to the story. 
 
    
7. The narrator’s family life in “The Circuit” reveals the importance of __________. (Points : 3) 
       traveling for fun 
       having lots of money 
       getting a good education 
       working together toward a goal 
 
    
8. How does the narrator in “The Circuit” feel while riding the bus on his first day of school?       (Points : 3) 
       nervous

       happy

       foolish

       ugly

 
    
9. Which event marks the climax of “The Circuit”? (Points : 3) 
       The narrator, his brother, and their father labor together in the field. 
       The narrator rides the bus anxiously to school. 
       The family cooperates together to load their belongings into the car. 
       The narrator gets a chance to take trumpet lessons from his teacher. 
 
    
10. At the beginning of “The Bracelet,” Ruri tells the reader that after her house has been packed up it feels like “a gift box after the nice thing inside was gone; just a lot of nothingness.” The author uses this image to communicate the story’s __________. (Points : 3) 
       mood 
       theme 
       climax 
       characterization 
 
    
11. What role does the character of Laurie play in “The Bracelet”? (Points : 3) 
       She speaks the thoughts of people who approve of the internments. 
       She is Ruri’s companion on the way to the camp. 
       She shows that Ruri is less focused on material things than other characters are. 
       She shows how the internments impact even those who are not interned. 
 
    
12. In “The Bracelet,” the neglected garden can be interpreted as a symbol for __________.    (Points : 3) 
       Ruri’s own sense of loneliness and abandonment

       Ruri’s disappointment with her family’s apartment at the camp

       Ruri’s sadness when she discovers she has lost the gift from her friend, Laurie

       Ruri’s fear of how the soldiers will treat her new home

 
    
13. Readers are easily able to identify with Ruri and understand how she is feeling because the story is told from the __________.       (Points : 3) 
       first-person point of view

       second-person point of view

       third-person point of view

       omniscient point of view

 
    
14. While they are interned, Ruri’s mother behaves with __________. (Points : 3) 
       terror and self-pity 
       good humor and liveliness 
       intelligence and resourcefulness 
       strength and self-respect
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  • c Oct 27
    First of all, how is anyone supposed to know what you are talking about, we don't have your book.  Second, you should do your own work, that's what quizzes and tests are for, to see how much you know, not what we know.
  • c Oct 27
    Oh, and the E in English is capitalized.