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“Rainsford had fought his way through the bush for two hours. ‘I must keep my nerve. I must keep my nerve,’ he said through tight teeth.” – is an example of
a) Internal conflict b) external conflict c) verbal irony d) oxymoron
In Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado”, when Montresor says to Fortunado, “Come, we will go back; your health is precious.”, this is an example of:
a) situation irony b) verbal irony c) internal conflict d) setting
“Its armored flesh glittered like a thousand green coins.” – is an example of:
a) extended metaphor b) implied metaphor c) simile d) ambiguity
“They sat in the ancient wilderness. Far birds’ cries blew on a wind and the smell of tar and an old salt sea, moist grasses and flowers the color of blood.” – is an example of:
a) imagery b) symbolism c) theme d) irony
“The fog come – on little cat feet – It sits looking – over harbor and city” is an example of:
a) extended metaphor b) implied metaphor c) direct metaphor d) simile
17. In “The Gift of the Magi”, Della sold her beautiful hair to buy a chain for Jim’s pocket watch, while Jim sold his pocket watch to buy jewels to adorn Della’s hair. This is an example of:
a) verbal irony b) situational irony c) foreshadowing d) dramatic irony
Josie and her brothers ________ at school.
a) is b) are c) am d) be
b. Either my mother or my father _________ coming to the meeting.
a) is b) are c) am d)
The dog or the cats __________ outside.
a) is b) are c) am d) be
Either my shoes or your coat _________ always on the floor.
a) is b) are c) am d) be
George and Tamara __________ want to see that movie.
a) doesn't b) willn't c) wosn't d) don't
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