Question 4 Unsaved A one-sentence statement that summarizes your opinion on a topic is known as a:
Question 4 options:
ERE yet the morn its lovely blushes spread, See Sewell number'd with the happy dead.
Hail, holy man, arriv'd th' immortal shore,
Though we shall hear thy warning voice no more.
Come, let us all behold with wishful eyes
The saint ascending to his native skies;" (John Wheatley, On the Death of the Rev. Dr. Sewell)
The audience of this passage can best be described as:
the author herself
specific to a holy man
specific to those who knew Sewell
The correct choice here is D)
the audience must have known Sewell and here is why:
The elegy in the second sentence clearly mentions Sewell (the name of a person) and we know that he just dies by the penultimate and the last line:
"Come, let us behold with wishful eyes The said ascending to to his native skies"
Elegies are poems or songs of reflection, lamentation and praise for someone who has kicked the bucket.
Douglass believes the underground railroad is not secret, which puts escaping slaves in danger. Which passage supports the inference?
A. I honor those good men and women for their noble daring, and applaud them for willingly subjecting themselves to bloody persecution, by openly avowing their participation in the escape of slaves
B. We owe something to the slave south of the line as well as to those north of it; and in aiding the latter on their way to freedom, we should be careful to do nothing which would be likely to hinder the former from escaping from slavery.
C. I have never approved of the very public manner in which some of our western friends have conducted what they call the underground railroad, but which I think, by their open declarations, has been made most emphatically the upper-ground railroad.
D. I, however, can see very little good resulting from such a course, either to themselves or the slaves escaping; while, upon the other hand, I see and feel assured that those open declarations are a positive evil to the slaves remaining, who are seeking to escape.
The answer should be B but i am not for sure.
Answer: "I have never approved of the very public manner in which some of our Western friends have conducted what they call the underground railroad, but which I think, by their open declarations, has been made most emphatically the upper-ground railroad."
Read the sentence. Writers use verbal phrases containing gerunds, infinitives, and participles to add variety and interest to their writing.
What type of phrase is the underlined phrase in the sentence?
a gerund phrase
an infinitive phase
a participial phase
a prepositional phrase
The correct answer is option two.
An infinitive phrase consists of an infinitive verb, and can be followed by a complement or a modifier, which is usually an adverb.
In the sentence above, the infinitive phrase comes before a complement "variety and interest to their writing."
the answer to your question is B