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In which type of essay would a writer submit a thesis statement and subsequently defend the claim found in the statement? narrative essay descriptive essay argumentative essay expository essay
The answer is argumentative essay. This type of essay involves defending an argument. The argument is presented in the form of a thesis statement within the introductory paragraph of the essay.
Simile and metaphor are two literary devices that many students confuse. What is the primary difference between these two devices?
Both literary devices draw comparisons between two concepts or entities. However, simile is distinct from metaphor in that it incorporates the use of the words "like" or "as" in making the comparison. An example of a simile would be "I feel as light as air." An example of a metaphor would be "All the world's a stage."
From which of the following Shakespearean plays do the lines "I see a woman may be made a fool/If she had not a spirit to resist" appear? The Taming of the Shrew Julius Caesar Othello King Lear As You Like It
The answer is The Taming of the Shrew. The speaker is Katharina, or "Kate." Contextually, Katharina is referencing the fact that her suitor, Petruchio, is attempting to control her in a manner she finds oppressive. In referencing this reality, Katharina asserts that a woman who does not resist oppression is at risk of becoming a subordinated "fool."
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