Topic Test Review Activity 3

Their Eyes Were Watching God is set in the Florida Everglades, a swampy area. In the novel, the setting is referred to as “the muck.” This description is an example of dialect
According to “Introduction to the Harlem Renaissance and the Civil Rights Movement,” the dangerous and violent atmosphere created by Jim Crow laws in the South contributed to the first wave of the Great Migration.
Competitive sports are valuable activities for young people today. They emphasize the importance of being part of a team and working toward a common goal. Competitive sports give today’s youth an advantage as athletes tend to be more confident in themselves and their abilities. Participation in competitive sports is strongly recommended for our students.Which strategy does the author use in her choice of language to convey her message? persuasive influence
Langston Hughes was extremely versatile. He wrote poetry, published essays, and even authored a commissioned history of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).In this context, what is the meaning of “versatile”? multi-talented
Thump, thump, thump, went his foot on the floor.He played a few chords then he sang some more.The repetition of the word “thump” is an example of what literary device? onomatopoeia
New York’s bad manners are often condemned and often very deservedly. Even though the cause is carelessness rather than intentional indifference, the indifference is no less actual and the rudeness inexcusable.What is the closest meaning of the underlined phrase as it used in the excerpt? justifiably criticized
According to “Introduction to the Harlem Renaissance and the Civil Rights Movement,” which was one reason for the first wave of the Great Migration? segregation and racism in the South
The question of whether or not to allow cell phones in school is an important one. Cell phones are a monumental distraction to young people whose attention should be focused on learning. However, they do serve a purpose in that phones allow students to communicate with their parents. Plus, cell phones are great for taking pictures with friends. In all, cell phone use at school must be carefully regulated. Which best explains the inconsistency in writing used in this paragraph? It does not maintain the same tone throughout.
The speaker in “The Weary Blues” is most likely an audience member at a blues show.
Mrs. Turner was a milky sort of a woman that belonged to child-bed. Her shoulders rounded a little, and she must have been conscious of her pelvis because she kept it stuck out in front of her so she could always see it. Which phrase from the excerpt is the best example of dialect in this excerpt? belonged to child-bed
What can readers infer about Hurston from her voice in Their Eyes Were Watching God? She appreciates history and culture.
Read the lines from “Harlem.”Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Read the lines from “The Weary Blues.”He did a lazy sway . . .He did a lazy sway.Which best describes the relationship between these lines? The lines from “Harlem” and the lines from “The Weary Blues” both provide details using the sense of sight.

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