AP English Literature and Composition 1.7 Passage Drill 1

AP English Literature and Composition 1.7 Passage Drill 1. Paragraph 2 serves primarily to what?

AP English Literature and CompositionAudience and Purpose
Passage Drill
Passage Drill 1
EnglishAudience and Purpose
LanguageEnglish Language
Product TypeAP English Literature

Transcript

00:41

Yeah, it's a lot of words, but it won't kill us to look 'em over one more time.

00:44

If it does, well... then we must have had a very low pain threshold.

00:48

A and C are pretty sneaky choices. They throw stuff like "foreshadow" and "juxtapose"

00:53

out there to make us think...

00:55

"Ooh -- literary terms... it must be one of those." But let's not make a you-know-what

01:00

out of you and me...

01:02

While there is indeed foreshadowing in this passage, there's none in this paragraph...

01:06

and the struldbrugs are described, but not contrasted with ordinary people.

01:14

So we can kick those two to the curb. D can't be right... our speaker is totally

01:19

high on immortality.

01:21

If there are drawbacks, he certainly doesn't mention them. Although... having to spend

01:24

an eternity writing "Luggnaggian" on every official form might be one of them.

01:36

And E? Nah... no discussion of class conflicts.

01:39

It has to be B... and that answer choice absolutely fits. The speaker does give us the rundown

01:45

on struldbrugs.

01:47

But if you ask us, this guy just likes to hear himself talk...