SAT Reading 3.4 Long Passages

SAT Reading: Long Passages Drill 3, Passages

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Product TypeSAT Reading
Reading Informational TextAnalyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how they develop
Analyze how an author’s ideas or claims are developed
RhetoricAnalyzing purpose
SAT ReadingLong Passages
VocabularyAnalyze how an author uses the meaning of a key term

Transcript

00:40

back at lines 35 through 36.

00:42

Hm, looks like Hutchings wasn't too happy about Muir's "newfound prominence

00:47

as a Yosemite spokesman."

00:49

We'd better call the guys from Monster Hunters, because it looks like Yosemite is being terrorized

00:54

by that green-eyed monster known as...jealousy!

00:57

Duhn, duhn, duhn!

00:59

Hutchings might have been concerned about

01:01

Yosemite, but people consumed with jealousy aren't exactly selfless.

01:05

The green-eyed monster... is a little self-involved.

01:08

Hutchings was all about Yosemite. It's this very thing that made him so jealous of Muir

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in the first place.

01:13

Sawmill? Who's talking about a sawmill?

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We're looking for an answer that points to these two bickering over Yosemite.

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(D) is a definite no. (E) is on the right track, but it doesn't

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work because there aren't really any other accounts mentioned.

01:27

These two had one big dispute that we know about, and it starts with a capital Y.

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This leaves only choice (A), which explains why Hutchings

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was so monstrously jealous of Muir.

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Boys, boys... there's enough Yosemite to go around for everyone...