Unit Test Review

I have earnestly opposed violent tension, but there is a type of constructive, nonviolent tension which is necessary for growth. How does King support this claim in the rest of his letter? by quoting Socrates and establishing historical precedent
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
Which is a feature of dialect? informal language used in a specific location
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.
Which excerpt from Black Boy best reflects the way in which Wright’s knowledge of history and culture influence his views on his father? From far beyond the horizons that bound this bleak plantation there had come to me through my living the knowledge that my father was a black peasant who had gone to the city seeking life, but who had failed in the city; a black peasant whose life had been hopelessly snarled in the city.
[T]here are findings below that the Negro and white schools involved have been equalized, or are being equalized, with respect to buildings, curricula, qualifications and salaries of teachers, and other “tangible” factors.The Supreme Court is most likely interested in these findings because it hopes to determine whether separate systems of education can be equal.
A quarter of a century was to elapse between the time when I saw my father sitting with the strange woman and the time when I was to see him again. . . . I stood before him, poised, my mind aching as it embraced the simple nakedness of his life, feeling how completely his soul was imprisoned by the slow flow of the seasons, by wind and rain and sun, how fastened were his memories to a crude and raw past, how chained were his actions and emotions to the direct, animalistic impulses of his withering body.Wright’s purpose telling this anecdote is to illustrate his father’s shortcomings
When evaluating your compare-and-contrast paragraph, it is essential to ensure that you answered the prompt logically.
I have been a nurse for twenty years. In that time, I have seen a great number of patients suffer because they did not have health insurance. One of the worst cases was a young mother of two who was diagnosed with early stage skin cancer. Because she could not afford treatment, the cancer spread from her skin to other parts of her body. By the time I saw her for the first time, the cancer had reached her brain, and she could no longer be helped. This sort of thing should not happen to anyone. A strong universal health care system could prevent instances like this from occurring.What makes this appeal from the paragraph convincing? It uses a specific example as evidence.
What are the plaintiffs seeking for their children in Brown v. Board of Education? admission to public schools
Then my father was called; he came forward jauntily, smiling. He tried to kiss my mother, but she turned away from him. I only heard one sentence of what he said.”I’m doing all I can, Your Honor,” he mumbled, grinning.In this excerpt, how does Wright convey his father’s attitude and beliefs? He depicts his father’s carefree, dismissive behavior.l
When evaluating sources for a compare-and-contrast paragraph, you can tell if a source’s argument is objective if it appeals to logic and reason rather than emotion.
What can readers infer about Hurston from her voice in Their Eyes Were Watching God? She appreciates history and culture.
Sometimes a law is just on its face and unjust in its application.How does King support this claim? by describing a law about parade permits
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

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