SAT Reading 1.2 Long Passages
SAT Reading Long Passages Drill 1, Problem 2
|Foreign Language||Arabic Subtitled|
|Information and Ideas||Interpreting words and phrases in context|
|Literary Nonfiction||Syntax, Diction, Voice, Tone, Imagery|
|Product Type||SAT Reading|
|Reading Assessment||Rhetorical Strategies and Use of Evidence|
|Reading closely||Interpreting words and phrases in context|
|SAT Reading||Long Passages|
and glittery vampires.
If we don't know what "fostering" means, we can try to consider the answer choices in
The city's "cheap cost of living and sheer geographical distance from the traditional
capitals of American culture" did something to musical experimentation.
We can tell from the passage that musicians were indeed experimenting in Seattle, which
eliminates "deadening" for sure.
"Forgetting" doesn't work either. The grunge rockers wouldn't get a lot of experimentation
done if they kept forgetting about it.
"Marketing" doesn't fit either--the marketing of the experimental sound didn't
come until later. (C) is incorrect because no one was forced
"Encourage" means to support, which jibes with the idea that Seattle's environment
fostered the musical experimentation that created the sound of grunge rock.
So, (B) is the correct answer.
It's amazing what a little coffee and rain will do for you.