AP English Language: What Is The Theme Here?

Which of the following best describes the theme of the passage?

AP English Language and CompositionComprehension
Passage Drill
Comprehension and InferenceTheme/Subject

Transcript

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tennessee if we can figure out what the theme is

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Fashion is not implying americans in close We pay out

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of a closet morning and after world war two veterans

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retained their medals and insignias is records of their service

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bills American medical You change your khaki uniform with a

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white collar suits a male american blue collar working class

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Everything ok At same time commercials and fads had beamed

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across country and in people's living rooms and a new

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wildly popular television the eco tv Alright skimming down skim

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and meanwhile throughout second half twentieth century american maryland textile

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may have begged you to expand their innocence Everything cost

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dealing effectively A foreign business Interesting Ok so then what

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kind of parenting dreaming Yeah it's professor and former black

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panther party member and activist angela davis is noted The

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same iconic images after a hairstyle from for example have

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been simmering Stereotype moon in the past Interesting All right

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well let's think about this The passage takes a broad

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look at events in american history and for each period

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sites ways in which issues of the period were reflected

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in fashion It's likea fashion history timeline that also makes

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us wonder what our favorite hello kitty leggings you know

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say about our times Well the objective of the passengers

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to link fashion to various cultural upheavals not show that

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fashion is unimportant so get rid of b Passage also

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shows fashion changes happen alongside cultural shifts Get rid of

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c they don't predict or cause them get rid of

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it as evidence By the careful point by point analysis

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the author would hardly describe fashion as frivolous so get

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rid of de the right answer here It's a fashion

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is a unique signifier of american cultural choices That's it 00:01:49.534 --> [endTime] That's the answer