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Which characteristics in Galarza are nurtured by his exposure to classmates such as Matti, Encarnación, and Ito? A. pride in his heritage and appreciation for other cultures B. willingness to work hard and the desire to be a good friend C. enjoyment of sports and pride in achievement D. the desire to learn and admiration for his teachers 6. (3 pt) Which technique does Ernesto Galarza use to create tone in the excerpt from Barrio Boy? A. He explains what he feels on the first day of school. B. He describes the physical features of the new school. C. He shows how the other children treat him. D. He recalls how he misses his old school. 7. (3 pt) How does Angelou portray the hardships and challenges of the lives of the people in Stamps? A. She recalls the sounds of their "empty cotton sacks dragging over the floor." B. She describes how they boast about how much work they can do in a day. C. She describes how they "fold down, dirt-disappointed" at the end of the work day. D. She mentions that many of them owe money to the Store. 8. (3 pt) Twain and Baker lived at different times, yet in some ways the narrators of "A Cub Pilot" and "No Gumption" are alike. Which is a similarity that the two share? A. Both help other people through a time of self-doubt. B. Both experience events that test their self-assurance. C. Both are encouraged by a parent to achieve their goals. D. Both are shy around important adults. 9. (3 pt) Which best summarizes the lesson Twain learns in "A Cub Pilot"? A. He is a writer at heart, not a riverboat pilot. B. He must plan for the future to prevent disaster. C. He should have courage and confidence in his knowledge. D. He should rely on a supervisor for tough decisions. 10. (3 pt) Which word describes the tone in the memoirs by both Galarza and Angelou? A. dramatic B. humorous C. grateful D. bitter 11. (3 pt) What is the main function of the dialect Twain uses in "A Cub Pilot"? A. It characterizes Mr. Bixby. B. It pokes fun at the other pilots. C. It explain the course of the Mississippi. D. It communicate the jargon of riverboat pilots. 12. (3 pt) What is the significance of Angelou's admiration for William Shakespeare? A. She rebels against her grandmother's views of racism. B. She loves beautiful language and appreciates many kinds of writers. C. She grows up to write many Shakespearean sonnets. D. She uses Shakespeare's works as a buffer between her and other children. 13. (3 pt) What sets Mrs. Flowers apart from most of the people in the setting of the excerpt from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings? A. She can sew well at a time when few people could. B. She worries about the dialect people use when few people at that time cared. C. She recognizes Marguerite's intelligence when few people in Stamps do. D. She has formal education at a time and in a place where few people did.