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What obstacles does mankind need to overcome in order to achieve unlimited intergalactic space travel

# Homesickness

If a human system fails to function properlywhat is the most likely result

a disturbance in homeostasis

Which aspect of the Utah Valley University production of The Tempest best illustrates an artist's interpretation of a text

Creating a mysterious tone by using masks and offstage voices.

To what real-world problem from Swift's time is the narrator referring

Poor management of Irish lands by English lords

What is one of the reasons that Swift gives for his proposal

Children would become valuable property.

Harvesting poor infants will reduce the number of Papists in the country.

Which of Friday's traits does Crusoe find admirable

His bravery, as evident in the animals he killed.

Which social problem does swift most strongly address in his proposal

unemployment

Social-class inequality

Which element of satire makes something seem less important than it really is

Understatement

APEX

Which statement best reflects the purpose of satire

It encourages change or reform.

It reveals flaws in a society in an indirect way.

Which sentence from Defoe's Robinson Crusoe best illustrates the concepts found in the Great Chain of Being

[m]y inclination to [pursue my sea adventures] led me so strongly against the will, nay, the commands of my father, and against all the entreaties and persuasions of my mother and her friends(2)

Which phrase from the proposal is an example of understatement

It is not improbable that some scrupulous people might be apt to censure such a practice [eating children], (although indeed very unjustly) as a little bordering upon cruelty.

What group is targeted negatively but indirectly by Swift in A modest Proposal

upper-class families of ireland - apex

In what way does a modest proposal fit the definition of satire

It criticizes British attitudes toward poverty in Ireland, but in an indirect way. <APEX>

According to the narrator what advantage do the impoverished children of Ireland have

They can become thieves.

Which element is most often found in satirical writings

Abrasive humor

Which story element gives the reader the most insight into the negative aspects of a culture's code of behavior

How the antagonist opposes other characters in the story

For which reason would writers most likely choose to write satire

they want to criticize socially accepted values (Apex)

Based on the events in Robinson Crusoe what statement most likely reflects Defoe's beliefs about governors and subjects

the best masters are the ones who act as fathers toward their subjects

What is the best example of a cultural value

Respect animals and pets

Which of the following scenarios would most likely be considered situational irony

Renee was elated when they handed her the first-place spelling bee plaque, but she frowned when she discovered they'd misspelled a word on the plaque.

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