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Fanciful 11. The narrator’s prose style differs from that of captain MacWhirr in its use of I. figurative language II. irony B. ordinary C. cool D. serious E. confident III. generalization A. III only B. I and II only C. I and III only D. II and III only E. I, II, and III Answers for Set 2 The Conrad passage is centrally concerned with the character of Captain MacWhirr, and it also includes brief comments on and dialogue of his parents. The passage establishes what is to be the key to Captain MacWhirr and to the action of the story.
A paid vacation suggested by all of the following words EXCEPT C. a hard-won and deserved triumph A. “gentleman” (line 21) D. an irresponsible indulgence in pleasure B. “pleasant seats” (line 27) E. an assuming of responsibility for the well-being of others 40 8. The social position of old Leisure is C. “port-wine” (line 42) D. “guineas” (line 46) E. “charter” (line 49) The AP Literature Exam Section 1: Multiple-Choice Questions 9. Old Leisure’s observance of his religious obligations may be best described as C.
Read it very carefully. It is not so easy or straightforward as it may at first appear to be. Then answer the multiple-choice questions that follow. 38 The AP Literature Exam Section 1: Multiple-Choice Questions (5) (10) (15) (20) (25) Leisure is gone — gone where the spinning-wheels are gone, and the pack horses, and the slow waggons, and the pedlars, who brought bargains to the door on sunny afternoons. Ingenious philosophers tell you, perhaps, that the great work of the steam-engine is to create leisure for mankind.
Agnes by Peter Stamm