SAT Reading 1.7 Long Passages
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SAT Reading Long Passages Drill 1, Problem 7
|Informational Media Literacy||Formality and Tone|
|Product Type||SAT Reading|
|Reading Informational Text||Cite textual evidence to support analysis|
|Rhetoric||Analyzing point of view|
|SAT Reading||Long Passages|
admiringly about Cobain and his musical contributions...
When a word starts with "dis," it generally means that the word has a negative connotation.
So, we can get rid of (A) and (C) for sure. Now we ask ourselves: is the author actually
"intense" in his adoration?
The readers get a good sense of the Seattle scene in general, too, so bye bye (D)
"Ambivalence" happens when a person doesn't
really care about something all that much.
The author expresses too much sympathy for his subject for this too be true, though.
So (E) doesn't work either.
Since the passage focuses on the tragedy of Cobain's too-early death, (B) is the best
Excuse us while we listen to our copy of Nevermind for a while.