Read the following passage.Jacob had lost his lucky nickel. He checked under his bed. Then, he realized it was probably in the pocket of his jeans. His jeans were in the laundry room in the basement. Jacob grabbed a flashlight and walked slowly down the creaky stairs into the dark and musty basement. Suddenly, something caught his eye in the beam of the flashlight! He felt around for the light switch on the wall. “There it is!” he said, bending down and scooping up the nickel. “I must have dropped it when I brought the laundry downstairs.”Which detail is part of the exposition?“Jacob had lost his lucky nickel.”“Jacob grabbed a flashlight and walked slowly down the creaky stairs into the dark and musty basement.”“Suddenly, something caught his eye in the beam of the flashlight! He felt around for the light switch on the wall.”“I must have dropped it when I brought the laundry downstairs.”Which event from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling can be described as part of the exposition?Ten or eleven years have gone by, and Mowgli has had a wonderful life in the jungle.Mowgli learns that his life is in danger when Akela becomes too old for the hunt.Bagheera tells Mowgli that he needs to go to the village to get the Red Flower.Mowgli happily goes to the Council Rock after Tabaqui summons him.The exposition introduces the reader tothe developing tension in the narrative.the problem or conflict the main character faces.the manner in which the conflict is resolved.the events that break the tension.Read the following excerpt.Suddenly, there was a scream. A woman lunged forward and pulled the parked stroller farther onto the sidewalk. From the right, Gabby heard a car horn. Then she saw a red flash zoom past her, the woman, and the stroller. As it sped by them, a sports car grazed the spot on the sidewalk where the stroller had just stood. The woman was shaking. The baby in the stroller smiled, blissfully unaware of the danger.The details of this excerpt are best described asfast-paced events that are described in long sentences.fast-paced events that are more about the action than the description.slow-paced events that are more about descriptions than actions.slow-paced events that are told in many short sentencesWhich of these plot events occurs immediately after the climax?rising actionexpositionfalling actionresolutionWhich event from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling adds tension to the story’s rising action?Ten or eleven years have gone by, and Mowgli has had a wonderful life in the jungle.Mowgli pulls the long thorns from his friends, the wolves in the pack.After sleeping all day, Bagheera and Mowgli hunt together in the darkness of night.Mother Wolf tells Mowgli that one day he will have to kill Shere Khan.Read the following excerpt from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling.And he grew and grew strong as a boy must grow who does not know that he is learning any lessons, and who has nothing in the world to think of except things to eat.Mother Wolf told him once or twice that Shere Khan was not a creature to be trusted, and that some day he must kill Shere Khan; but though a young wolf would have remembered that advice every hour, Mowgli forgot it because he was only a boy—though he would have called himself a wolf if he had been able to speak in any human tongue.Which detail adds tension to the rising action of the story?Mowgli grows stronger and learns life lessons without knowing it.Mother Wolf tells Mowgli that some day he will have to kill Shere Khan.Mowgli forgets his mother’s advice because he is a young boy.Mowgli would call himself a wolf if he had the ability to speak like a human.Which sentence would best fit into a slow-paced story?The ball bounced from the backboard onto the rim of the basket and dropped into the net.The Ming dynasty vase teetered at the edge of the table as Nolan dove to the floor just in time to catch it.Just like that, the leash dropped from Maya’s hand, and the dog ran away from her and toward the playground.The meadow of flowers spread out before her, a blanket of different colors and heavenly aromas.Plot is a sequence of events that begins witha climax and ends with a falling action.exposition and ends with a resolution.a rising action and ends with a climax.exposition and ends with a rising action.Read the following excerpt from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling.There he checked, for he heard the yell of the Pack hunting, heard the bellow of a hunted Sambhur, and the snort as the buck turned at bay. Then there were wicked, bitter howls from the young wolves: “Akela! Akela! Let the Lone Wolf show his strength. Room for the leader of our Pack! Spring, Akela!”Which detail in this excerpt helps create the pace and mood?“he checked”“turned at bay”“leader of our Pack!”“Spring, Akela!”
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