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Maddy95

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is this true? Passage: from "Smoking Spiritualized" by Ralph Erskine The pipe so lily-like and weak, Does thus thy mortal state bespeak. Thou art ev'n such, Gone with a touch. Thus think, and smoke tobacco. And when the smoke ascends1 on high, Then thou behold'st the vanity2 Of worldly stuff, Gone with a puff. Thus think, and smoke tobacco. And when the pipe grows foul within, Think on thy soul defil'd3 with sin; For then the fire, It does require. Thus think, and smoke tobacco. And seest the ashes cast away; Then to thyself thou mayest say That to the dust Return thou must. Thus think, and smoke tobacco. 1climbs 2pride 3ruined The author of the poem believes that life on Earth is short and can be taken away at any time. (Points : 2) - True False

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  1. Whitemonsterbunny17
    • one year ago
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    \(\bf\color{lime}{Hint:}\) Notice where it says "gone with a puff" and also "that to dust return thou must".

  2. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Life= gone with a puff Also that it says that life came from dust also returns to dust, indicating that life comes and goes.

  3. Maddy95
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    so its false?

  4. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    No. :p I'm confirming your answer with proof.

  5. Maddy95
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    oh ok

  6. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Was there anything from the passage that confused you?

  7. Maddy95
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    actually no not really i think i got it now.

  8. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Okay. Let me know if you need help with anything else.

  9. Maddy95
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    alright i have i one more actually Passage A: from "Imagination" by Phillis Wheatley Imagination! who can sing thy force? Or who describe the swiftness of thy course? Soaring through air to find the bright abode1, Th' empyreal2 palace of the thund'ring God, We on thy pinions can surpass the wind, And leave the rolling universe behind: From star to star the mental optics3 rove, Measure the skies, and range the realms above. There in one view we grasp the mighty whole, Or with new worlds amaze th' unbounded soul. Though Winter frowns to Fancy's raptur'd4 eyes The fields may flourish, and gay scenes arise; The frozen deeps may break their iron bands, And bid their waters murmur o'er the sands. Passage B: "How the Milky Way Came to Be:" a Native American legend Long ago when the world was young, there were not many stars in the sky. In those days the people depended on corn for their food. Dried corn could be made into corn meal by placing it inside a large hollowed stump and pounding it with a long wooden pestle. The cornmeal was stored in large baskets. During the winter, the ground meal could be made into bread and mush. One morning an old man and his wife went to their storage basket for some cornmeal. They discovered that someone or something had gotten into the cornmeal during the night. This upset them very much for no one in a Cherokee village stole from someone else. Then they noticed that the cornmeal was scattered over the ground. In the middle of the spilt meal were giant dog prints. These dog prints were so large that the elderly couple knew this was no ordinary dog. They immediately alerted the people of the village. It was decided that this must be a spirit dog from another world. The people did not want the spirit dog coming to their village. They decided to get rid of the dog by frightening it so bad it would never return. They gathered their drums and turtle shell rattles and later that night they hid around the area where the cornmeal was kept. Late into the night they heard a whirring sound like many bird wings. They look up to see the form of a giant dog swooping down from the sky. It landed near the basket and then began to eat great mouthfuls of cornmeal. Suddenly the people jumped up beating and shaking their noise makers. The noise was so loud it sounded like thunder. The giant dog turned and began to run down the path. The people chased after him making the loudest noises they could. It ran to the top of a hill and leaped into the sky, the cornmeal spilling out the sides of its mouth. The giant dog ran across the black night sky until it disappeared from sight. But the cornmeal that had spilled from its mouth made a path way across the sky. Each gain of cornmeal became a star. What is the common purpose of both passages? (Points : 2) to persuade to explain to entertain to inform

  10. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Did you have any guesses?

  11. Maddy95
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    i was thinking either maybe B or D.

  12. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Well, the second passage definitely is used to inform, aka give information, and the first one also does give some information as well.

  13. Maddy95
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    so would it be D? cuase the way i see it kinda matches

  14. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Yes, I believe that's \(\frak\color{lime}{correct!~\bigstar}\)

  15. Maddy95
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    ok thx also i have 1 more but i think i know the answer just wanted to know if i got it right it goes for the same passages up there but with this question In both selections, the stars inspire which of the following? (Points : 2) the use of magic devotion to God - logic and reason the imagination and i thin it might be C.

  16. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    Actually, I think it's either the imagination or magic.

  17. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    The second one definitely uses magic, but the first is more of imagination. I suppose magic uses the imagination as well, so I'd go with imagination.

  18. Maddy95
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    ok i was gonna say the same thing cause either way imagination is coming from thoughts.

  19. Whitemonsterbunny17
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    That's true.

  20. Maddy95
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    well thats all i have to ask but thanks for ur help :)

  21. Whitemonsterbunny17
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