How can you tell that the narrator is speaking from the third-person limited point of view in the following passage? "He closed his eyes in order to fix his last thoughts upon his wife and children." a.The narrator has adopted the point of view of Mrs. Farquhar. b.The narrator focuses on the thoughts and feelings of one character. c.The narrator pretends to be speaking as Farquhar's character.
b.The narrator focuses on the thoughts and feelings of one character
Mrs. Farquhar happily serves the soldier a drink of water because she a.believes that he must be from the South b.hopes he will give news from the front c.appreciates his respectful bow to her husband
a.believes that he must be from the South
What do the soldiers do after shooting at Farquhar with rifles? a.shoot at him with canon b.swim after him in the river c.follow him on the road
a.shoot at him with canon
Because the story's structure is out of chronological order, you wonder until the end a.whether the bridge burned b.how long Farquhar was prisoner c.whether Farquhar is really dead
c.whether Farquhar is really dead
Mr. Covey beat Douglass because he believed that Douglass had a.trifled away his time b.gotten lost in the woods c.loaded the oxen too heavily
a.trifled away his time
What does Douglass describe with figurative language such as "like a thief in the night" and "a snake"? a.Master Thomas's lack of sympathy b.Mr. Covey's cunning nature c.Sandy's constant lying
b.Mr. Covey's cunning nature
What did Mr. Covey do to push the slaves to work harder? a.denied them food or water b.gave them no beds at night c.promised to help them finish jobs d.threatened and whipped them
d.threatened and whipped them
The way Mr. Covey acted while the slaves were working shows that he a.distrusted that they would work b.liked to play jokes on the workers c.wanted the slaves to appreciate him
a.distrusted that they would work
What did Douglass ask Master Thomas to do? a.end the agreement with Covey b.let him live with Sandy c.feed and clothe him
a.end the agreement with Covey
How does following passage support Douglass's purpose? "From the crown of my head to my feet, I was covered in blood. My hair was all clotted with dust and blood; my shirt was stiff with blood." a.It casts doubts about the facts of slavery. b.Readers will respect Mr. Covey's rights. c.It contains disapproval of all southerners. d.Readers will feel sympathy for the slaves.
d.Readers will feel sympathy for the slaves.
The phrase "a glorious resurrection" at the end of the narrative refers to Douglass's a.rebirth of self-confidence b.first birthday in freedom c.religious rebirth
a.rebirth of self-confidence
Why are the spectators on and near the bridge silent? a.Everyone is shocked by Farquhar's kindly expression. b.Silence and stillness are a show of respect for death. c.The deputy sheriff has ordered everyone to be silent.
b.Silence and stillness are a show of respect for death
Frederick Douglass uses poetic language in his writing style to compare himself to a country boy in a city when he describes his a.melancholy at leaving Master Thomas b.awkwardness on Mr. Covey's farm c.strength when handling oxen
b.awkwardness on Mr. Covey's farm
Which factual detail best illustrates that Douglass's purpose is to persuade readers to view slavery with distaste? a.being beaten for breaking a gate b.referring to Mr. Covey as "the snake“ c.gathering wood on a cold winter morning
a.being beaten for breaking a gate
What is Douglass referring to in the following sentence? "You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man." a.Douglass's long journey to freedom in the North b.the legal process that made Douglass a free man c.Douglass's walk to ask Master Thomas for help d.Douglass's liberating fight with Mr. Covey
d.Douglass's liberating fight with Mr. Covey
Douglass most likely includes descriptions of being beaten and bloodied for the purpose of a.illustrating Master Thomas's cruelty b.engaging the emotions of his readers c.adding excitement to his narrative
b.engaging the emotions of his readers
What is one way that Douglass establishes his credibility? a.He provides factual details about slave labor. b.He identifies the slave owners by name. c.He complains about the beatings he receives.
a.He provides factual details about slave labor.
What does summarily mean? a.carelessly b.quickly c.angrily
Oscillation is the a.action of swinging back and forth b.movements of the hands of a clock c.sound of rain beating on a roof
a.action of swinging back and forth
Something ludicrous is a.pathetic b.scary c.unknown d.ridiculous
What does presaging mean? a.forgiving b.predicting c.prejudging
Malign means a.boring b.harmful c.bitter
ineffable means a.carelessly and without thinking b. inexpressible, beyond description c.loudly and without respect
b. inexpressible, beyond description
Poignant means a. violently and angrily reckless b.hopelessly romantic c.physically or mentally painful
c.physically or mentally painful
Interminable means a.deadly b.official c.endless