Texas EOC English 1: 1.4 Understanding and Analysis Across Genres

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Texas EOCUnderstanding and Analysis Across Genres
Texas EOC English IUnderstanding and Analysis Across Genres

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by now All right We're just skimming on and then

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i want weapons thing Okay In line to pre varick

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eight means what And here the potential answers and we

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don't see do something before barricading Not on there Okay

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well if we take blinds two and three into account

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the context makes it hard to miss the meaning of

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prevaricate The speaker is telling the dying person that he's

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going to be totally honest even if other people tell

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the dying person that he or she is going to

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be all right The speaker isn't gonna sugar coat anything

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when he says stuff like there is no escape for

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you It's pretty clear that uh well what he means

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no escape Let's start by eliminating choice b hesitate and

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pre varick eight rhyme but that's where the similarities and

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if we substituted this choice in for pre varick aid

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the meaning of the poem would change Yeah the speaker's

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not hesitating to be honest but that's not what we're

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going for here and the jury's out on whether he

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ought to be hesitating before he's so brutally honest with

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option d comprehend doesn't fit Either thiss would imply that

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the speaker doesn't understand something but he totally gets everything

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that's going down Somebody he loves is dying and he

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feels it's his job to tell the dying person the

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cold hard facts Well if we plug choice see into

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the mix that it makes it sound like the speaker

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doesn't want to hear what others have to say this

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disc with kind of hypocrite would he be if he

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couldn't take hearing the truth from others Well the best

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answer is option A This true even though pre varick

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eight doesn't always mean toe lie exactly Sometimes it references

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when a person kind of talks around an issue deliberately

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misleading someone else but like who are we kidding That

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flying teo point is our speaker doesn't do any of

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this he's painfully honest no matter what way can't decide

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whether or not that we want this guide our death