English prog test 3

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What does Martin Espada imply about manual labor in “Who Burns for the Perfection of Paper”?

  1. People who work with their hands do not work hard.
  2. The best results occur when everyone works together.
  3. The work of laborers supports the work of others.

True or False: One definition of “crucible” is a test, specifically of one’s character. The test that John Proctor
faces in The Crucible is whether he will value truth over personal interest.

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b.

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False

the end of “Urban Renewal,” the author says “thank you.” To whom is he speaking?

Senator Hillary Clinton
New York’s sanitation workers
Mayor Rudy Giuliani

In The Crucible, which of the following represents the most serious injustice?

  1. People are expected to confess before guilt is proven.
  2. People aren’t allowed to practice their religious beliefs.
  3. Courts as we know them today did not exist at the time of the play’s events.

True or False: “Playing for the Fighting Sixty-Ninth” is a primary source.

  1. True
  2. False

One central message of “The Gift” is that

  1. people rarely remember when experiences turnout happily.
  2. splinters are small things that cause big problems.
  3. a meaningful lesson can be taught in a simple act.

True or False: The beginning of “Antojos” is set on a country road in the Dominican Republic.

  1. True
  2. False

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True or False: Arthur Miller is the author of the quote, “While I speak God’s law, I will not crack its voice with
whimpering. If retaliation is your fear, know this–I should hang ten thousand that dared to rise against the
law, and an ocean of salt tears could not melt the resolution of the statutes.”

  1. True
  2. False

True or False: William Stafford is the author of the quote “Finally, we located the Colonel. After thanking me
again, he presented me with the coin of the regiment. ‘We only give these to someone who’s done
something special for the 69th,’ he informed me. He called over the division’s historian to tell me the
significance of all the symbols on the coin.”

  1. True
  2. False

True or False: Danforth’s behavior in Act IV of The Crucible conveys the message that those in power tend
to act in the interest of preserving power.

  1. True
  2. False

In “Onomatopoeia,” the phrase “slammed the vocabulary right in the kisser” is a(n)

  1. metaphor.
  2. hyperbole.
  3. idiom.

In The Crucible, John Proctor faces an important test of character after he learns his wife is going to have a
baby.

  1. True
  2. False

True or False: The main purpose of the author in “Antojos” was to examine the way love is expressed in
families.

  1. True
  2. False

Who is the primary tragic hero of The Crucible?

  1. Reverend Parris
  2. John Proctor
  3. Reverend Hale

True or False: Julia Alvarez is the author of the quote “Suddenly, the countryside was so very quiet. She
looked up at the purple sky. A breeze was blowing through the grove, rustling the leaves, so they whispered
like voices, something indistinct.”

  1. True
  2. False