Texas EOC English 2: 3.6 Understanding and Analysis Across Genres

Texas EOC English 2: 3.6 Understanding and Analysis Across Genres. After reading the passage, tell us what is unusual about the visitor.

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learned in the passage so far what is unusual about the visitor support your

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answer with evidence from the passage

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the visitor is described as being covered from head to toe except for the [Stranger covered in bandages]

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shiny tip of his nose like Rudolph he wears big blue spectacles and has a bush

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side whisker over his coat-collar that hides his entire face he declines to

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remove his hat and coat even though they're soaking wet from the snow his [Stranger wearing brown hat and coat]

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physical appearance is clearly unusual and it seems that he's hiding something

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under all the layers of clothing the visitor also gives short and abrupt

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answers and appears unwilling to engage in small talk with mrs. Hall he quickly [Stranger stood with Mrs. Hall]

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takes a room at the end with no hesitation or negotiation and conveys to

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mrs. hall with his body language in his abruptness that he wants to be left

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alone for example he stands with his back to mrs. Hall staring out the window [Stranger standing with back to Mrs Hall]

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when she's speaking to him we can infer from both his physical appearance and

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personality that he may be hiding something and wishes to remain distant

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from others in order to avoid discovery yeah that's it this has been your sample [Person gives thumbs up]

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short answer a la shmoop it's loaded with specific examples from the test so

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it's bound to be GOC approved side note if the stranger wants to avoid discovery

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so badly why doesn't he like just be invisible [Invisible stranger on a couch]

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you