Praxis English Language Arts - Content Knowledge (5038): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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The following question is based upon Emily Dickinson's poem ''Hope Is the Thing With Feathers.''


'Hope is the thing with feathers

That perches in the soul,

And sings the tune--without the words,

And never stops at all,


And sweetest in the gale is heard;

And sore must be the storm

That could abash the little bird

That kept so many warm.


I've heard it in the chillest land,

And on the strangest sea;

Yet, never, in extremity,

It asked a crumb of me.'

Question 1 1. Dickinson's comparison of hope to a bird is an example of

Use this material to answer questions #1 through #2

The following question is based upon Emily Dickinson's poem ''Hope Is the Thing With Feathers.''


'Hope is the thing with feathers

That perches in the soul,

And sings the tune--without the words,

And never stops at all,


And sweetest in the gale is heard;

And sore must be the storm

That could abash the little bird

That kept so many warm.


I've heard it in the chillest land,

And on the strangest sea;

Yet, never, in extremity,

It asked a crumb of me.'

Question 2 2. Which of the following is the best way of describing the theme of Dickinson's poem?

Question 3 3. When using the Chicago Manual of Style, a student's bibliography should be organized in

Question 4 4. A ballad may be defined as:

Question 5 5. F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner, and Ernest Hemingway were all authors of which American literary genre?

Question 6 6. Which of the following is a true statement about the changes in young adult literature over the past 50 years?

Question 7 7. Which of the following would be considered an example of technical writing?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT an example of an activity aimed at stimulating classroom discussions?

Question 9 9. The teacher sets an assignment for students to give an extemporaneous speech about the books they read over the winter break. For such a speech, students

Question 10 10. Which of the following sentences illustrates proper comma usage?

Question 11 11. In the following sentence, _____ is the subject noun and _____ is the verb.;;'The two girls, as they stroll past the park, hear the faint sound of church bells chiming the hour.'

Question 12 12. A student writes an essay about snowboarding based upon her five senses. The essay can best be classified as

Question 13 13. Consider the following blurb: 'He was a tall man, with eyes that slanted almost menacingly. His cheekbones cut sharply through the light, and his coat threw a harsh shadow on the ground beneath him.' Which of the following best describes the emotion the author feels towards the man?

Question 14 14. Which of the following examples shows 'overextension' in language development?

Question 15 15. Which of the following plays is considered to be one of Shakespeare's great comedies?

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Praxis English Language Arts - Content Knowledge (5038): Practice & Study Guide Final Free Practice Test Instructions

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