GED Reasoning through Language Arts 2.3 Reading Skills

Check out this reading comprehension question about The Metamorphosis. And maybe bring a can of Raid, too.

GEDReasoning Through Language Arts
LanguageEnglish Language
Reasoning Through Language ArtsReading Skills

Transcript

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character our answer choices are and we could have some fun with this one.....[mumbling]

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right well first let's check out Gregor's litany of complaints right here

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he hates travelling day in and day out, making train connections, bad and [Gregor's complaints highlighted]

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irregular food, contact with different people

00:54

yikes doesn't sound like a great career path now there's no mention in this whine

00:58

fest of whether or not he'll receive medical attention from his employer

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although we do kind of hope this whole metamorphosis thing is covered by his

01:06

insurance all right considering option a it's pretty clear that Gregor isn't

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happy with his current job but this particular passage makes no mention of

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his family and as far as answer D goes well it doesn't really seem like Gregor

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has taken much notice of his transformation at all [Cockroach looking in a mirror]

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though he's probably not worrying how it'll affect his work performance so in

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this question the obvious takeaway is the correct one the fact that Gregor is

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thinking about his job tells us he's unhappy with his lifestyle as a

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traveling salesman maybe he should try working in a nuclear power plant might

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be easier for him to tolerate [Janitor takes off shirt and trousers]