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
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.
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
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
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
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