GED Reasoning through Language Arts 4.2 Reading Skills

GED Reasoning through Language Arts 4.2 Reading Skills. Choose the best answer to the question: What effect does the author achieve by naming the hospital the "Maryland Private Hospital for Ladies and Gentlemen"? 

English I EOC AssessmentRelevant Information
GEDGED Reading Skills
ReadingAnalysis
Reading LiteratureAnalyze author’s choices to develop story elements
Analyze how author’s choices in structure impact meaning and aesthetics
Reasoning Through Language ArtsReading Skills

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the maryland private hospital for ladies and gentlemen what effect

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All right and the answers are Thank you Name convention

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in the morning All right we're done Okay well mr

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and mrs button we're kind of the original hipsters As

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the narrator points out of the beginning of the story

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they were having their baby in the hospital before it

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was cool Well these were wealthy and fashionable people They

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drove the fastest carriage and on lee bought the latest

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telegrams So what's the purpose of giving the hospital this

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uppercrust title Well it isn't to suggest that it was

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founded by english aristocrats or to let us know that

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maryland also had public hospitals although we kind of hoped

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they did And we're hopeful at the hospital Staff do

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treat their patients with respect but that's not the effect

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fitzgerald's going for with the title what's important is that

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this hospital is cool even classy a private place only

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for ladies and gentlemen because that's the only place that

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could cut it for the upscale buttons Unless of course

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it was hospital that had its very own private donut

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shaped island And well yeah that would be pretty cool