05 Semester Assessment:

Answer to 05 Semester Assessment:

The selection from this semester that is considered one of the first works of English literature is __________.

What characteristic of Beowulf is revealed when he refuses to use weapons to fight the monster Grendel?

In “The Wife of Bath’s Tale,” when the knight does not want to marry the old woman because of her poverty and lack of gentility, she explains that true gentility is __________.

A poem with a fixed rhyme scheme and definite meter whose 14 lines can be divided into an octave and a sestet is a(n) __________.

In Sonnet 14 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, why does the speaker tell her beloved not to love her because of the way she looks, sounds, or thinks?

Sonnet 17 by Pablo Neruda suggests the intimacy that exists between the speaker and his beloved through images of _________.

What does Marcellus say in act 1 of Hamlet to help establish that something unnatural or wrong has happened?

In act 1, Hamlet says that, in the future, he may “put an antic disposition on.” This means that he may ____________.

I returned from my vacation in Vancouver with several __________ of the trip, including a city map and a lovely bracelet.

After revealing the health __________ on Monday, the mayor’s office took swift action in getting vaccination centers set up around the city.

I think that at this __________ in my life, I’d like to keep house in my own __________.

Nobody suspected that the __________ in the field of ethics was capable of the kind of __________ he used to get his job.

During World War II, there was a(n) __________ of many of the German __________, who fled to other countries for academic and cultural freedom.

The following sentence may contain a grammar or usage error. Read the sentence and identify its error, if there is one, by choosing the appropriate answer. If there is no error in the sentence, choose no error.

Candace’s mother gave her a list of chores that included cleaning the cat’s box, vacuuming the living room, and to empty the dishwasher.

The following sentence may contain a grammar or usage error. Read the sentence and identify its error, if there is one, by choosing the appropriate answer. If there is no error in the sentence, choose no error.

Read the following sentence and decide whether the underlined portion contains a mistake. If so, identify the best way to correct or improve the sentence by choosing the appropriate suggestion from the answer choices. If the underlined portion requires no improvement or correction, choose No improvement or correction is required.

Mr. Donovan gave a large contribution to an agency that was collecting funds for malaria prevention in Africa.

Read the following sentence and decide whether the underlined portion contains a mistake. If so, identify the best way to correct or improve the sentence by choosing the appropriate suggestion from the answer choices. If the underlined portion requires no improvement or correction, choose No improvement or correction is required.

At the new boutique, there were many attractive hats that would be appropriate for the festival.

Read the following sentence and decide whether the underlined portion contains a mistake. If so, identify the best way to correct or improve the sentence by choosing the appropriate suggestion from the answer choices. If the underlined portion requires no improvement or correction, choose No improvement or correction is required.

On the basis of the passage, what can the reader infer about Mary Queen of Scots?

Which of the following is the clearest and most grammatically correct way of rewriting sentence 6 (reprinted here)?

         Bergamot is a small citrus fruit with a strong flavor and it also has a strong fragrance.

Bergamot will be a small citrus fruit with a strong flavor and also has a strong fragrance.

The order of the sentences is not completely logical. Which change would best correct the problem?

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