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Which piece of evidence should be used to support each and every argument

proof

Why is historical context important in reading

Historical context helps readers better understand the meaning of a text.

What is the definition of Hoax buster

a liar;a guy that pretends

What year was War Of The Worlds radio broadcast

the year 1938

Who first discovers the alien cylinder that fell to Earth

The astronomer, Oglivy

What is a characteristic of the invasion novel

it play on reader fear or attack and train them in urban warfare

What happens when the Martian cylinder opens

The townspeople run when they see a large bulging creature with tentacles

Why was England insecure about its position in the world near the end of the 19th century

Other equally powerful countries had been attacked and defeated

Why was England afraid of invasion at the end of the 19th century

Germany had just successfully invaded France(for apex btw

How do the townspeople first react to the appearance of the mars cylinder the War of the Worlds

They are curios about the object and what it is

Where in the story's sequence of events is the narrator of the War of the Worlds as he begins to tell the story

the end -Apex

How does Wells's narrator add a sense of credibility to The War of the Worlds

by using scientific language that shows he knows what he is talking about

What central belief do both Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr. present in their speeches

both believe that freedom for the oppressed is worth fighting for - apex

Why is Invasion literature still popular

deals with fear that still relevant

In The War of the Worlds the narrator believes that Martians came to Earth because

Mars is dying.

What can you infer about the narrator from this passage of The War of the Worlds

That he is intelligent and well educated - APEX :)

What type of novel plays on the readers fear of attack while also instructing the reader on the technical details of urban warfare

the invasion novel

In The War of the Worlds Martian attack represents the fear that invaders will

Use unknown weapons and technology APEX

What rhetorical strategy is Wiesel using in the passage

logos by showing a specific example of the cost of indiffernce

Which option is the best example of believable evidence that could be used in a hoax

a photograph of an alien spaceship landing on earth TRUE for APEX

Why does Wells call the Martian spacecraft the Thing

(Apex) Because he doesn't fully understand what it is yet.

How does the opening paragraph of The War of the Worlds create suspense

by giving hints about events in the story that have already happend

which story synopsis is the best example of invasion literature

(Apex Learning) An alien race comes to Earth offering friendship but secretly plans to enslave humans and use them for food.

how do the time periods between the original novel and radio versions of the war of the worlds

The radio version was set on the day it was broadcast in the 1930s, while the novel was set in the late 1800

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