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Ayn Rand emigrated to America from this country.
What is Russia?
This is the name of Ayn Rand’s personal philosophy.
What is Objectivism?
Unlike Upton Sinclair, Ayn Rand liked this type of economic system.
What is capitalism?
The protagonist of the novel gets this name, an allusion to a mythical bringer of light.
What is Prometheus?
The Latin term for one of the protagonist’s names; it is also the name of a famous poem.
What is Invictus?
Given his use of colloquial language, Sandburg’s primary audience is probably this.
What is the common man?
Sandburg’s poem “Fish Crier” is similar in theme to this series of poems by Blake.
What are Songs of Innocence?
Sandburg’s poem “Happiness” is similar in theme to this poem by Walt Whitman.
What is “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer”?
This word could be used to describe the mood of the fish crier.
What is excited?
When Sandburg says Chicago “laughs as a boxer laughs,” he is employing these two literary devices.
What are personification and simile?
This was Upton Sinclair’s primary goal in writing The Jungle.
What is exposing the plight of the immigrant worker?
Upton Sinclair was a part of this journalistic movement, along with Tarbell and Steffans.
What is Muck- Raking?
Sinclair disdained Capitalism, and instead preferred this economic system.
What is Socialism?
Jurgis and his family emigrate from this country.
What is Lithuania?
Jurgis’s family gets very sick – and he gets injured – during this season.
What is winter?
Let’s hope there aren’t any vermin in your meat from Jurgis’s meat factory.
What are rodents?
Jurgis was obstinate about his belief that he could still achieve the American Dream.
What is stubborn?
George and Lenny are two famous transient workers.
What is migrant or moving?
I hope this accursed test isn’t too hard tomorrow!
What is cursed or damnable?
The prestidigitator demonstrated his extraordinary mastery of sleight of hand.
What is a magician?
Abida quickly realized that the director was extremely _____________: she and the other cast members could never anticipate how he would respond. A. Negative A. Negative B. Boring B. Boring C. Unpredictable C. Unpredictable D. Humorous D. Humorous E. Courageous E. Courageous
The bee hummingbird has an average length of only two inches, making it the most ___________ of all hummingbird species. A. voracious B. diminutive C. capricious D. superfluous E. prodigal
Naturally, ____________ facilitates friendships: the people we live near or interact with frequently are more likely to become our friends. A. enmity A. enmity B. proximity B. proximity C. beneficence C. beneficence D. partisanship D. partisanship E. magnanimity E. magnanimity
Able to survive subzero temperatures, long periods of darkness, and days without food, the Arctic wolf is clearly a very ____________ animal. A. greedy A. greedy B. social B. social C. cunning C. cunning D. hardy D. hardy E. aggressive E. aggressive
The paucity of autobiographical documents left by the royal attendants has compelled historian Raul Salazar to _____________ the motives of these courtiers from their ____________ rather than from any diaries or correspondence. A. stipulate…accomplishments A. stipulate…accomplishments B. contemplate…journals B. contemplate…journals C. surmise…deeds C. surmise…deeds D. allege…assertions D. allege…assertions E. elicit…missives E. elicit…missives
Only after reading it carefully several times was the poem beginning to make sense to me. A. was the poem beginning to make sense to me A. was the poem beginning to make sense to me B. was when I began to make sense of the poem B. was when I began to make sense of the poem C. I began making sense of the poem C. I began making sense of the poem D. did the poem begin making sense to me D. did the poem begin making sense to me E. did I begin to make sense of the poem E. did I begin to make sense of the poem
E. did I begin to make sense of the poem
They had never before been in a museum with such an extensive collection, they had a difficult time deciding how to make the most of the limited time they could spend there. A. They had never before been A. They had never before been B. They never before were B. They never before were C. Never before had they been C. Never before had they been D. Never before having been D. Never before having been E. Because of never before being E. Because of never before being
D. never before having been
The European magpie, a bird well known (A) for (B) their tendency to steal shiny objects, is (C) common in European folklore, (D) with many superstitions surrounding it. (E) No error.
B. their tendency
The aquatic weed called “giant salvinia,” which grows far (A) more rapidly than do (B) plants native to the lakes it (C) infests, (D) threaten many freshwater ecosystems. (E) No error.
The accelerating pace of both science and technology (A) have forced many people (B) to consider questions that (C) formerly (D) were the special domain of philosophers. (E) No error.
A. have forced
Jurgis and his family get taken advantage of in this type of bank loan scam, in which the lenders target vulnerable and ignorant people who need money