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CFA- R.L. 9-10.4- Sister
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by Cynthia Tucker
| 10 Questions
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1
10 pts
The words "take her hand, come on" are in italix because they
are not the narrator's words
are spoken
are pleading
exist in memory
2
10 pts
The description in lines 7 to 10 creates a mood of
fear
violence
confusion
pleasure
3
10 pts
Repetition of the word "who" in lines 8-10 serves to
indicate point of view
create atmosphere
create emphasis
confuse the reader
4
10 pts
The word "squashed" in line 12 suggests that the girls' past has been
creating a wedge between them
a source of happiness
completely erased
exaggerated by the parents
5
10 pts
The statement "We are too different now"(line 15) can be MOST correctly identified as
an excuse
an apology
a lie
a plea
6
10 pts
In the final two lines of the poem, the speaker's tone is one of
hostility
longing
impatience
confusion
7
10 pts
The quotation that indicates a turning point for the narrator is
"Mostly we remember/who hit who first"
"It becomes easier every year."
"But still I return to the old albums"
"We are too different now"
8
10 pts
In the last six lines of the poem, the narrator's behavior suggests that she is
reminiscing
contented
pleading
hateful
9
10 pts
What is the impact of the author's use of the word "stale" in line 11?
It emphasizes the desire for the narrator to move on from the past.
It emphasizes the desire for the narrator to hold a grudge about the past.
It creates a setting of a smelly home.
It creates a feeling of urgency.
10
1 pt
What is the connotative meaning of the phrase "the letter at Christmas"?
It refers to the obligatory reaching out at holiday time.
It refers to the warm and fuzzy feelings of the holidays.
It refers to the authentic distrust and hatred shown at holiday time.
It refers to the resentment of lack of gift -giving at holiday time.
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