AP English Literature and Composition 1.7 Passage Drill 1. Paragraph 2 serves primarily to what?
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Passage Drill 1
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Yeah, it's a lot of words, but it won't kill us to look 'em over one more time.
If it does, well... then we must have had a very low pain threshold.
A and C are pretty sneaky choices. They throw stuff like "foreshadow" and "juxtapose"
out there to make us think...
"Ooh -- literary terms... it must be one of those." But let's not make a you-know-what
out of you and me...
While there is indeed foreshadowing in this passage, there's none in this paragraph...
and the struldbrugs are described, but not contrasted with ordinary people.
So we can kick those two to the curb. D can't be right... our speaker is totally
high on immortality.
If there are drawbacks, he certainly doesn't mention them. Although... having to spend
an eternity writing "Luggnaggian" on every official form might be one of them.
And E? Nah... no discussion of class conflicts.
It has to be B... and that answer choice absolutely fits. The speaker does give us the rundown
But if you ask us, this guy just likes to hear himself talk...