Nature reading quiz questions?

Which of the following statements describes Emerson's attitude toward society? A. He hopes that nature will someday destroy all societies. B. He believes that society always does good. C. He values nature highly and has some contempt for society. D. He thinks that societies are becoming increasingly civilized. According to Emerson,the person who can truly see nature is like a child because he or sheA. sees with the heart as well as with the eye B. is free of the burden of thought C. perceives nature as being a kind of toy D. no longer needs to rely upon either reason or faith With which of the following statements would Emerson be most likely to agree?A. Human beings should attempt systematically to learn everything there is to know about nature and solve all its mysteries. B. The creations of human society, such as laws and cities,are as wondrous as the works of nature. C. Nature brings a sense of joy to the observer at all times, even to someone who is grieving. D. All elements of nature make a unified impression on those whose minds are open. The third paragraph of the excerpt ends with this sentence: "This is the best part of these men's farms, yet to this their warranty deeds give no title." In the context of the paragraph, this sentence meansA. poets should be given deeds to the land,because only they can understand its worth B. the work the farm owners perform does not entitle them to ownership of the land C. the deeds to the majority of the farms do not list the owners’names D. the most valuable quality of the land is something that cannot be owned emersons purpose in this essay is toA. explain and analyze the workings of natural phenomena B. express his disappointment with the society of his time C. persuade sinners to turn to nature and seek forgiveness from God D. describe a profound way of seeing nature Which of the following quotations from the selection does not contain an example of sensory imagery?A. "The sun illuminates only the eye of the man, but shines into the eye and the heart of the child." B. "The stars awaken a certain reverence, because though always present, they are always inaccessible...." C. "Standing on the bare ground - my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space - all mean egotism vanishes." D. " . . . the same scene which yesterday breathed perfume and glittered as for the frolic of the nymphs . . . "

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  1. wisecrackers says:

    These are the steps I take to solve a series of questions:1) Read carefully the text book2) Read carefully my class notes3) Answer all questions correctly4) I now have no problem answering these same questions when they show up on the next test.