Which characteristic of the Jazz Age is present in the first five chapters of The Great Gatsby? A. Racial equality B. Extravagant lifestyles C. Deep-seated tradition D. Apprehension about war

QUESTION POSTED AT 23/09/2019 - 03:34 AM

Answered by answersmine AT 23/09/2019 - 03:34 AM

I think the correct answer from the choices listed above is option B. The characteristic of the Jazz Age that is present in the first five chapters of The Great Gatsby would be extravagant lifestyles. This story is about the life of the characters in that story which gives reflection to the life of the author.
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Actually, there has been two battles in the choices provided that could fall into a "great victory", these are the Battle of Gettysburg and the Battle of Waterloo. The Battle of Gettysburg was known to be the most "costliest" battle at the course of the American Civil War, and on the other hand, the loss of Napoleon in the Battle of Waterloo led to the great French Empire's demise. 

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Two fifteen-year-old girls stood eyeing one another on first acquaintance. Finally one little girl said, "Which do you like best, people or things?" The other little girl said, "Things." They were friends at once. I suppose we all go through a phase when we like things best; and not only like them, but want to possess them under our hand. The passion for accumulation is upon us. We make "collections," we fill our rooms, our walls, our tables, our desks, with things, things, things. Many people never pass out of this phase. They never see a flower without wanting to pick it and put it in a vase, they never enjoy a book without wanting to own it, nor a picture without wanting to hang it on their walls. They keep photographs of all their friends and kodak albums of all the places they visit, they save all their theater programmes and dinner cards, they bring home all their alpenstocks. Their houses are filled with an undigested mass of things, like the terminal moraine where a glacier dumps at length everything it has picked up during its progress through the lands. But to some of us a day comes when we begin to grow weary of things. We realize that we do not possess them; they possess us. Our books are a burden to us, our pictures have destroyed every restful wall-space, our china is a care, our photographs drive us mad, our programmes and alpenstocks fill us with loathing. We feel stifled with the sense of things, and our problem becomes, not how much we can accumulate, but how much we can do without. We send our books to the village library, and our pictures to the college settlement. Such things as we cannot give away, and have not the courage to destroy, we stack in the garret, where they lie huddled in dim and dusty heaps, removed from our sight, to be sure, yet still faintly importunate. Then, as we breathe more freely in the clear space that we have made for ourselves, we grow aware that we must not relax our vigilance, or we shall be once more overwhelmed. For it is an age of things. As I walk through the shops at Christmas time and survey their contents, I find it a most depressing spectacle. All of us have too many things already, and here are more! And everybody is going to send some of them to everybody else! I sympathize with one of my friends, who, at the end of the Christmas festivities, said, "If I see another bit of tissue paper and red ribbon, I shall scream." It extends to all our doings. For every event there is a "souvenir." We cannot go to luncheon and meet our friends but we must receive a token to carry away. Even our children cannot have a birthday party, and play games, and eat good things, and be happy. The host must receive gifts from every little guest, and provide in return some little remembrance for each to take home. Truly, on all sides we are beset, and we go lumbering along through life like a ship encrusted with barnacles, which can never cut the waves clean and sure and swift until she has been scraped bare again. And there seems little hope for us this side our last port. And to think that there was a time when folk had not even that hope! When a man’s possessions were burned with him, so that he might, forsooth, have them all about him in the next world! Suffocating thought! To think one could not even then be clear of things, and make at least a fresh start! That must, indeed, have been in the childhood of the race. Which of these two points does Morris make to illustrate how people feel when they are tied to things? Choose one answer from each group. Type the LETTER ONLY for each answer in the correct blank. Type A, B, C, or D for Blank 1. They keep photographs of all their friends Their houses are filled with an undigested mass of things Our books are a burden to us They never see a flower without wanting to pick it and put it in a vase Type E, F, G, or H for Blank 2. We are stifled by the sense of things They must write down everything they hear We like to paint pictures of our favorite scenes It is important to keep a clean home

I think the answers are B and E

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 11:13 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 11:13 PM

Select all that apply. Locate the error(s) in the following sentence and select the appropriate letter(s). I saw my brother, the one who lives in England, [A] in New York City the other day, [B] and I was so surprised that [C] I almost ran into a mailbox, a scene which was [D] a source of great amusement to him, a nearby policeman, and a crowd of people getting off the bus. [E] A B C D E no error

Answer:

No error

Explanation:

This is the answer that correctly describes this sentence. The sentence does not present any grammatical error. It is important to try to identify grammatical errors in writing when we are at the proofreading stage. Sometimes, these are difficult to find. Therefore, it is useful to find a peer or a professor who can look over the text again and suggest corrections or improvements.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 11:02 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 11:02 PM

I NEED THIS ANSWER RIGHT AWAY!!!!!!One of the observations by someone who was present for the speech was, "Its clarity, logic, and sincerity struck us." Quote one example from the text that you would describe as clear, logical, or sincere. Explain the language in your chosen quote correctly, and tell why it can be considered clear, logical, and sincere.

"For the trust vested in me, I will restore the fearlessness and the dedication that befit the time. I can do no less." What I have translated from this quote is that Franklin Delano Roosevelt is going to dependably demonstrate boldness and be the president everybody needs him to be the length of they put their trust into him. For whatever length of time that they have faith in him and have confidence in him, he will keep on doing the same for them and to talk for their benefit.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:48 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:48 PM

Eddie rode a bull in the rodeo. The verb in this sentence shows the ______ tense. past present future past participle Thanks:)

The verb in this sentence shows the past tense.
Hope this helps

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:42 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:42 PM

Which of the following is not a demographic classification? age gender race personality

The correct answer to which of the mentioned categories is not a demographic classification is personality.

Demograpy deals with the statistical study of populations, bearing in mind its flow in time and space, the size and structure, mobility etc. In order to acrry demographic analysis, different categories conveying crucial information are employed such as education, ethnicity, nationality, religious beliefs or some of the mentioned in the question age, gender and race. These categories allow to study behaviours, the size and structuring of communities.

On the other hand, personality is not a demographic classification since it is too abstract, unstable and cannot be meassured in (social) scientific terms.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:27 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:27 PM

Read the paragraph. (1) Every year, our school has a holiday cookie sale. (2) Hundreds of volunteers bake thousands of cookies. (3) Last year, I couldn’t attend because I was ill. (4) All the cookies are sorted by type. (5) People then purchase the cookies by the pound. (6) It is a great fundraiser for the school. What sentence is an example of a digression? A.)sentence 6 B.) sentence 1 C.)sentence 5 D.)sentence 3Please help me, section 3 correct?

Well a digression is a temporary departure from the main subject in speech or writing. So because the person writing the paragraph getting ill last year has nothing to do with this years cookie sale, I think you are correct, sentence 3 is an example of a digression. So D is the answer.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:16 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:16 PM

Read the excerpt from "The Revolt of Mother." Her mother scrubbed a dish fiercely. “You ain’t found out yet we’re women-folks, Nanny Penn,” said she. “You ain’t seen enough of men-folks yet to. One of these days you’ll find it out, an’ then you’ll know that we know only what men-folks think we do, so far as any use of it goes, an’ how we’d ought to reckon men-folks in with Providence, an’ not complain of what they do any more than we do of the weather.” The excerpt best demonstrates which emerging theme? Society works best when women stay in particular roles and men stay in particular roles and the roles remain separate. Society delegates equal power to both men and women in order to ensure the best outcome for families. Society robs men of equal relationships with women by demanding that men take on superior roles in the family. Society robs women of their power and keeps them subjected to the wills of men even when it’s not in their best interest.

The correct answer is D.

In this excerpt from "The Revolt of Mother, we can see how women are subjected to man's will in every aspect of their lives.

Women are robbed of her power because society imposes that they should "reckon men-folks in with Providence". This means that they are weak and unprotected, and must acknoledge their man as their protectors and keepers, as if they were God's Providence.

Women are subjected to the will of men, since they control what they should or should not know. Women's education was decided by men, and they were only taught (if they were taught at all) only what men considered they should learn.

Women were expected to comply and not complain about their men's actions "any more than they do of the weather". This subjected women to abuse on the part of all of the men in their life, which they accepted because of the idea that "that's what men do" and nothing could be done about it.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:12 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:12 PM

31. Because he wanted to play baseball so badly, his face was crestfallen when I told him the game was rained out. (1 point) rebellious determined dejected incredulous 32. I fought the crowds at the department store; my quarry—a birthday present for my brother. (1 point) patience Target anger accomplishment 33. I will always treasure the heirloom quilt I received from my grandmother. (1 point) inherited shabby comfortable homemade 34. The crumbs around her mouth provided irrefutable evidence that she had eaten my cake. (1 point) Shaky Implausible fictitious undeniable 35. The exhausted soldier who fell asleep at his post was found guilty of dereliction of duty. (1 point) Fulfillment loss neglect attention 36. I felt a strong compunction about trespassing in the creepy, old, abandoned house. (1 point) uneasiness addiction yearning tension 37. The cute puppy eventually ingratiated itself with my mother. (1 point) joined charmed offended irritated 38. My repeated attempts to ask my dream date to prom were rebuffed to my great dismay. (1 point) rejected mocked accepted ignored 39. The enmity between House Republicans and Democrats often keeps them from getting anything of real value done. (1 point) cooperation boredom debate hostility 40. The horrible smells coming from the garbage can assailed my nose. (1 point) warmed massaged attacked healed

Answer:

31. Dejected

32. Target

33. Inherited

34. Undeniable

35. Neglect

36. Uneasiness

37. Joined

38. Rejected

39. Hostility

40. Attacked

Explanation:

  • Dejected means depressed, miserable, broken.
  • Target means objective, goal.
  • Inherited means came into, came from an elder relative.
  • Undeniable means with no possibility of being deny.
  • To neglect means to disregard, to abandon, to omit.
  • Uneasiness means worry, anxiety.
  • To join means to come together, to get close to somebody.
  • Rejected means to be refused, to deny the invitation.
  • Hostility means antipathy, adverse attitude.
  • To attack is to assault, to strike.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:10 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:10 PM

Which of these is an example of formal speech? A.) “I kind of liked the last book he wrote.” B.) “Elizabeth, I can’t believe you missed that goal!” C.)“Ben, I thought you could come over after practice.” D.) “Mr. Lee, your presentation was both informative and enjoyable.”

"Mr. Lee, your presentation was both informative and enjoyable."

In this sentence, the person speaking uses a formal address (Mr. Lee) and then proceed to call it informative and enjoyable, which is a formal way of saying "very good". In this sentence, the speaker refrains from using casual speech.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:10 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:10 PM

Discuss the relationship between the US and Vietnam today and how it is not part of the Cold War?

The Cold War was between USSR and the U.S. only.
Today, Vietnam and the U.S. have a relatively strong relationship. When the U.S. retreated from the Vietnam war, tensions were high as Vietnam fell to communism. However, since then, the relationship between Vietnam and America is very different.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:07 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 10:07 PM

Which description BEST illustrates the author's attitude toward the effects of war on its participants? A. "On a rooftop near O'Connell Bridge, a Republican sniper lay watching. Beside him lay his rifle and over his shoulders was slung a pair of field glasses." B. "He was eating a sandwich hungrily. He had eaten nothing since morning. He had been too excited to eat." C. "(His eyes) were deep and thoughtful, the eyes of a man who is used to looking at death." D. "The sniper took another whiff and put out the cigarette. Then he swore softly and crawled away to his left."

Answer:

C. "(His eyes) were deep and thoughtful, the eyes of a man who is used to looking at death."

Explanation:

According to the excerpt from "the Sniper," the author Liam O'Flaherty describes the effect of the Irish Civil War on its participants. In that respect, he  depicts the Republican sniper as having an introspective and heavy look, as well as being used to looking at death. In fact, both enemy snipers have become so unreasoning that they shoot each other without realizing they are brothers.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 09:57 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 09:57 PM

After listening to the radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds, why were some people living in Bergen County, New Jersey, convinced the attack was real?

The answer is they experienced a partial blackout the night before (APEX) MASTER ANSWER

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 09:47 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 09:47 PM

What is the difference between the type of equality presented in “Harrison Bergeron” and that presented in “Letter from Birmingham Jail”? Answer this question in at least a paragraph and make sure to cite examples from the text.

The difference between the type of equality presented in “Harrison Bergeron” and that presented in “Letter from Birmingham Jail” is that in the latter, it presents cynical views about equality while in Letter from Birmingham Jail, it i claiming equality. 

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 09:44 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 09:44 PM

Emit: 1. (verb) to produce, to voice omit: 1. (verb) to leave something out, to forget Which sentence contains correct word usage? The alarms omit a frequency that cannot be heard by the human ear. The teacher will omit the lowest score in order to increase the averages. We are attempting to emit the last few chapters in order to save paper. The movie emitted the offensive graphics that caused the boycott.

The correct answer is sentence 2 - The teacher will omit the lowest score in order to increase the averages.

Like the definitions already explained, to emit means to produce something, whereas to omit means to leave something out. Now, let's go through all sentences:

Sentence 1 - instead of omit, it should say emit (to emit a frequency means to produce it)

Sentence 3 - instead of emit, it should say omit (to omit chapters means to leave them out)

Sentence 4 - instead of emitted, it should say omitted (to delete the offensive graphics)

Sentence 2 is correct because the teacher wants to leave out the lowest scores so as to increase the averages; he doesn't want to produce them - that would be quite the opposite of what he is trying to do.

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 09:42 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 09:42 PM

Select the word that best completes the sentence: The people of the village suffered much during the great ______.

Depression............

ANSWERED AT 16/10/2019 - 09:33 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 09:33 PM

Writers organize their writings to make an impact on their readers. In Muir's writing about the Calypso Borealis, he places opposing views of his journey close together. Read the following paragraph. In two to four sentences, explain the opposite views described within the paragraph and discuss the impact of placing these opposite views close together. Oftentimes I had to sleep without blankets, and sometimes without supper, but usually I had no great difficulty in finding a loaf of bread here and there at the houses of the farmer settlers in the widely scattered clearings. With one of these large backwoods loaves I was able to wander many a long wild fertile mile in the forests and bogs, free as the winds, gathering plants, and glorying in God's abounding inexhaustible spiritual beauty bread. Storms, thunderclouds, winds in the woods—were welcomed as friends. thank you in advance :)

First Muir described how he slept sometimes without supper, and then he says he had no difficulty finding a loaf of bread at the farmers' houses. He starts of the paragraph with a complaint of sleeping without blankets, and starts to transition again into nature and its beauty. In the paragraph, Muir says "Storms, thunderclouds, winds in the woods—were welcomed as friends;" when we hear storms, thunderclouds, winds, etc. it brings fear, damage, but Muir then says "were welcomed as friends."

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QUESTION POSTED AT 16/10/2019 - 09:32 PM