ACT Reading 1.10 Prose Fiction

Prose Fiction Drill 1.10. Which of the following best describes the narrator's attitude toward his father?

ACT ReadingAuthor's Voice and Method
Prose Fiction
English I EOC AssessmentComparing Multiple Texts
Inferences
Foreign LanguageArabic Subtitled
Chinese Subtitled
Korean Subtitled
Spanish Subtitled
LanguageEnglish Language
LiteraryArchetypes and Motifs in Drama
Product TypeACT Reading
ReadingGeneralizations
Reading AssessmentPurpose

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in our minds, then go back and read the part about the Dad.

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So, as we read we'll be asking ourselves...

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Is the narrator A) uneasy, B) resentful, C) compassionate, or D) indifferent?

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Here's the super-long sentence again where we can find what we need.

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Wow, the narrator says outright that he feels compassion for his dearly departed dad. This

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one's a no-brainer.

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Looks like the answer is C for "Compassionate." No contest.