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Question 1 1. What is the definition of 'gist'?
Question 2 2. Why is visualization important?
Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT helpful in identifying mood and tone?
Question 4 4. You have a dinner party and all the guests ask for seconds. What is the most logical conclusion?
Question 5 5. What is tone?
Question 6 6. Why is structure so important in writing fiction?
Question 7 7. The three basic parts of literary analysis are
Question 8 8. What is mood?
Question 9 9. In step 3, you are advised to try to provide a summary of the piece to an individual unfamiliar with the writing. How would you explain the piece in this final challenge?
Question 10 10. What should you consider when visualizing?
Question 11 11. Underlining _____ will help you select the proper response in a multiple-choice question, thus avoiding _____, or incorrect responses.
Question 12 12. Which of the following is an example of a close reading strategy?
Which of the following best describes the tone of this passage:
He gritted his teeth and clenched his fist. He didn't think he could take the sound of the construction crew across the street anymore. The sounds of jackhammers and hammering were driving him insane.
Question 14 14. A student finds herself constantly trying to figure out what the author meant when she reads sections of her textbook. Which of the following is NOT a way to improve her reading for the gist of the section?
Question 15 15. In examining author style and language, what is it that you need to already have a working knowledge of?
This is a portion of the poem 'Mending Wall' by Robert Frost
Something there is that doesn't love a wall,
That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,
And spills the upper boulders in the sun;
And makes gaps even two can pass abreast.
The work of hunters is another thing:
I have come after them and made repair
Where they have left not one stone on a stone,
But they would have the rabbit out of hiding,
To please the yelping dogs. The gaps I mean,
No one has seen them made or heard them made,
But at spring mending-time we find them there.
I let my neighbour know beyond the hill;
And on a day we meet to walk the line
And set the wall between us once again.
We keep the wall between us as we go.