Read this excerpt from james joyce's "araby."
"north richmond street, being blind, was a quiet street except at the hour when the christian brothers' school set the boys free. an uninhabited house of two stories stood at the blind end, lives within them, gazed at one another with brown imperturbable faces."
which mood is created by the description of the house at the end of the block?
answer: c) isolation.
explanation: in literature, mood is a literary element that evokes certain feelings or vibes in readers through words and descriptions. we can also say that the mood is the emotional setting of the piece or its atmosphere. in the given excerpt from james joyce's "araby" we can see that the description of the house at the end of the block creates a mood of isolation, because it is uninhabited and it stood at the blind end.
the correct answer is a.
in this passage, the two central ideas that are most closely related are the importance of literature and the dangers of mining. the author had used irony and sarcasm to show how literature and education is something very valuable and powerful but usually underestimated. the author also related the dangers of lack of knowledge with the dangers of mining. it seems that the text purpose is to encourage you to stop reading about literature and start learning about mining but, in fact, that's the irony telling you exactly the opposite thing.
the answer would be "first person." first person point of view uses pronouns like me, my, i, etc.
i hope i !
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