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Post  Admin on April 30th 2009, 12:50 pm

The structure of the passage is marked by

A. Presenting similarities and differences
between two persons.
B. Separating items into major categories.
and detailing characteristics of each group.
C. Establishing a relationship: B is the result of A.
D. Providing specific examples, details, or events to support a thesis.
E. Writing that appeals to the senses.

The sentence in lines 67-69 ( Dryden’s page is a natural field…) is parallel to which of the following

A. Pope is always smooth…
B. Pope Constrains his mind…
C. The style of Dryden…
D. Dryden is sometimes vehement…
E. Pope’s is a velvet lawn…


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Re: Homemade Questions

Post  WKeller on April 30th 2009, 12:52 pm

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In lines 14-19 which rhetorical device is most in evidence?

(A) Euphony
(B) Anaphora
(C) Idiom
(D) Synecdoche
(E) Zeugma


In lines 67-70 the author exhibits use of

(A) Simile
(B) Cliché
(C) Litotes
(D) Extended metaphor
(E) motonomy
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Re: Homemade Questions

Post  katyreb on April 30th 2009, 12:54 pm

The sentence "If...constant" (lines 91-93) is contains which of the following rhetorical functions?

(A) Metonymy
(B) Personification
(C) Parallelism
(D) Anadiplosis
(E) Synecdoche
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Pendle and Chelsea's 2 questions

Post  pfmh on April 30th 2009, 12:58 pm

1). Using the context of “Second Passage” along with your best judgment, decipher the proper meaning of the following term: “indefatigable” (line 32).

a). extinguishable
b). relentless
c). disbelieving
d). arousing
e). bothersome

2). In lines 67 to 70, the phrase “Dryden’s…roller.” is used to refer to:

a). Dryden’s calming rhetoric in comparison to Pope’s arousing rhetoric.
b). Pope’s well shaven head, in comparison to Dryden’s tousled mane.
c). The difference in the two political views of the two writers.
d). Dryden’s uncontrolled rhetoric in comparison to Pope’s conservative rhetoric.
e). The change in view points of both Dryden and Pope midway through their writing.

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Post  pbr on April 30th 2009, 12:59 pm

In lines 1-4 the literary element used is called
(1) Analogy
(2) Apposition
(3) Polyscendeton
(4) Anaphor
(5) Isocolon


In lines 43-45 "Pope ... Pope," what literary element is used?
(1) polyscendeton
(2) litotes
(3) allusion
(4) chiasmus
(5) metaphor


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Post  Amelia F. on May 4th 2009, 12:21 pm

Which of the following assertions was NOT made in the passage?

A) Pope is a more consistant writer than Dryden.
B) Dryden is more educated than Pope.
C) Pope often did not revise his work.
D) Pope is a more popular writer
E) Both Pope and Dryden worked in different forms of writing.
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Re: Homemade Questions

Post  WKeller on May 11th 2009, 12:37 pm

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Homebrewed Question


In context, the word “polarized” ( line 8 ) most closely means:
(A) bring together
(B) magnetize
(C) radiate
(D) separate
(E) charge with electricity


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Re: Homemade Questions

Post  pbr on May 11th 2009, 12:41 pm

The paradox caused by the fact that the author says "awful grace" in line 19 creates which of the following effects?

(A) God is a terrible entity
(B) God is an entity to be marveled at
(C) God is in fact human-like
(D) God is nothing
(E) God is Aeschylus
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Post  kconheady on May 12th 2009, 12:29 pm

1. In lines 67-70, what literary device does the author use to compare the styles of Pope and Dryden?
a) similie
b) parallelism
c) apposition
d) metaphor
e) metonomy

2. Which of the following is an example of anthethis?
a) Lines 16-19 "He spend...be faulty."
b) Line 26 "Pope was...satisfy"
c) Lines 79-80 "If he has...better poems"
d) Lines 43-45 "Pope had perhaps... of Pope"
e) Lines 71-75 "Of genius...to Dryden"

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Post  kconheady on May 12th 2009, 12:29 pm

1. In lines 67-70, what literary device does the author use to compare the styles of Pope and Dryden?
a) similie
b) parallelism
c) apposition
d) metaphor
e) metonomy

2. Which of the following is an example of anthethis?
a) Lines 16-19 "He spend...be faulty."
b) Line 26 "Pope was...satisfy"
c) Lines 79-80 "If he has...better poems"
d) Lines 43-45 "Pope had perhaps... of Pope"
e) Lines 71-75 "Of genius...to Dryden"

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