AP English Language and Composition 4.7 Passage Drill

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AP English Language and CompositionPassage Drill
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most And here the potential answers Understatement alliteration Metaphor huh

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All right Well we need a strong grasp on the

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whole passage for this one way Don't have one It

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might be a good idea to skim through the past

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again with all these options in mind and do it

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quickly because these test time yet option d thinks the

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speaker is being ironic the whole time Like alanis morissette

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number isn't it I want it And you can use

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the word wrong so don't follow her lead anyway If

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that were so the speaker would be saying the opposite

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of what he means to make the point and ironic

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speech is sort of a wink wink nudge nudge situation

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like a black fly in your chardonnay As faras we

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can tell the speaker is saying exactly what he means

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We declare this speech irony free answer b says that

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speaker uses a lot of a literary ation or words

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that begin with the same constant sound If this were

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true the speaker's speech might sound like this The quota

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of questions makes me quiver quack and quake willie Luckily

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the speech sounds nothing like that We're gonna have to

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say no it a choice A speaker doesn't seem all

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that in tow Understatement Where does he purposely downplay anything

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We'll know where that we can see if anything he's

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an exaggeration feet he claims the speaker is sweet on

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similes but the speaker doesn't use many besides the facebook

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status worthy similarly about the violin If you want to

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make that quote your facebook status well we won't judge

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options He gets it right all sorts of tricks or

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pulled out of the hat But metaphor is the speaker's

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favorite For example the whole immortality sunrise infancy bid is

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a metaphor with a capital m And as we all

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know capitalized metaphors are way better than the ones in 00:02:09.38 --> [endTime] lower case