P. 784 – q. 20 (E)
The author of Passage 2 mentions ‘intonations, mistakes, involuntary grunts, and sighs’ (lines 45-46) in order to
a) imply that some audio-book readers have surprisingly poor speaking skills
b) assert that listening to audio books is enjoyable regardless of the reader’s speaking ability
c) argue that a speaker’s vocal inflections can obscure the author’s intended meaning
d) indicate that her ideas are considered idiosyncratic by some
e) suggest that unconscious expressions o
Blue book page 975. In the passage about Trabb’s boy, I was not able to fully comprehend the details of the passage but was still surprisingly able to answer all the questions correctly. Is this normal or should I work towards increasing my comprehension?
My Critical Reading Score fluctuates a lot, ranging from 600 to 750. I normally get bad scores when i get topics about arts, literature analysis, and history. To be particular, when I took the Official Guide practice tests, I got 630 CR on test 7, 680 CR on test 8, 750 CR on test 9 but only 600 on test 10.
I hope that you can relate my case to some students you taught in the past and help me with this. Thank you.
The whole city is a postcard panorama. Like being inside a grade-school civics text. Today, at least, the monument-flanked boulevards flow with people of all races.
Lines 20-21 (“the whole .. text”) suggest which of the following about Delia’s reaction to the city?
C) She sees an idealized version of the city.
E) She is amazed by the sheer size of the city.
Why is the correct answer C?
Why is E wrong? I thought she would feel awe at the “postcard panorama” size city.
Blue Book pg 607 #9
What is wrong about answer [A]? I thought the reference to the eighteenth century also implied that moral critique was a long-standing tradition. Is my understanding of “tradition” incorrect, maybe?
Hello , I have question on blue book page 406 number 24 (critical reading section) the answer is (E)emphasize the author’s position but can answer also be (d) suggest a focus fr further research ??