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An Ethiopian proverb says, "What one hopes for is always better than what one has." Which familiar proverb teaches the same thing?


 


                                "The grass is always greener on the other side."


                                "A fool and his money are soon parted."


                                "Don't count your chickens before they hatch."


                                "It was out of the frying pan and into the fire."


 


                Proverbs in African oral traditions are used mainly to


 


                                create lengthy epic poetry.


                                convey cultural wisdom.


                                help people mourn the dead.


                                inspire hunters before the hunt.


 


                Which one of the following familiar sayings is closest to the meaning of The Destiny of a Wolf-Cub?


 


                                "Dog is man's best friend."


                                "One picture is worth a thousand words."


                                "A leopard never changes its spots."


                                "People who live in glass houses should not throw stones."


 


                What does If You Cannot Stand a Sting teach about the consequences of people's actions?


 


                                People cannot predict the consequences of their actions.


                                People sometimes suffer unjustly as a result of their actions.


                                People often must experience pain to achieve a goal.


                                People should consider consequences before they act.


 


                Which of the following statements is true of an anecdote?


 


                                An anecdote applies only to people of a single culture.


                                An anecdote often has a broader meaning than is first apparent.


                                The reader usually needs prior knowledge to understand an anecdote.


                                The author usually provides an interpretation of the anecdote.


 


                Which of the following is a reason for early African oral traditions in literature?


 


                                Much of African literature is ritual drama.


                                There are so many different African languages.


                                Only the Aksum kingdom developed written language.


                                Many words in African languages use tonal quality to convey meaning.


 


                What caused many early Africans to leave eastern Africa to find new kingdoms to the south and west?


 


                                a written alphabet


                                drought conditions


                                trade routes to India


                                religious differences


 


                Arabic culture's greatest contributions to the Western world include


 


                                operas based on myths and fables.


                                advanced agricultural methods.


                                new trade routes.


                                translations of Greek and Roman manuscripts.


 


                In Unmarked Boxes, the poet Rumi compares a poet talking about the gold of baked bread with a town in the desert looking "up at stars on a clear night." This comparison is an example of


 


                                a folk tale.


                                antithesis.


                                analogy.


                                parallelism.


 


                An epic teaches the values of the society that creates it. Which pair of qualities best represents the values of Sundiata's culture?


 


                                courage and loyalty


                                modesty and patience


                                curiosity and wisdom


                                kindness and gentleness


 


                Which of the following excerpts is an example of antithesis?


 


                                "Hell burns fiercely and Paradise is brought near."


                                "You shall be gratified with what your Lord will give you."


                                "You alone we worship, and to You alone we pray for help."


                                "No, your compatriot is not mad. He saw him on the clear horizon."


 


                The line that opens The Exordium from the Koran contains the prayer in Allah's name for guidance to "The path of those whom You have favored, / Not of those who have incurred Your wrath." This is an example of


 


                                allegory.


                                antithesis.


                                a moral.


                                elegy.


 


                Memorial elegies were especially important to al-Khansa's pre-Islamic culture because many of her people


 


                                did not believe in an afterlife.


                                believed that poetry was a gift.


                                knew that life could end suddenly.


                                usually forgot people who had died.


 


                In Why We Tell Stories About Spider, why must Anaanu bring a swarm of bees, a python, and a leopard to God?


 


                                to show his sorrow for his disrespectful behavior


                                to prove he is worthy of having stories told about him


                                to show that he is capable of becoming king of the forest


                                to prove that he is clever even though he is small in size


 


                Which technique is used to help storytellers remember the tales?


 


                                irony


                                refrains


                                rhyme


                                free verse


 


                In Why We Tell Stories About Spider, the tale says, "Anaanu went away and sat down and thought." This sentence is a context clue that prepares the listener for


 


                                God's anger.


                                Anaanu's failure to capture the bees.


                                how cleverly Anaanu performs his tasks.


                                the Python's trick.


 


                When people refer to the moral of a folk tale or a fairy tale, such as The Fisherman and the Jinnee, they are referring to


 


                                the structure of the writing.


                                a lesson about life.


                                the actions of the characters.


                                the frame story.


 


                Writers often use analogies to


 


                                give human qualities to objects.


                                explain something that is unfamiliar.


                                create suspense in their stories.


                                show how the past relates to the present.


 


                In addition to entertaining the reader, folk tales and fairy tales often


 


                                teach something to the reader.


                                present the reader with a mystery.


                                persuade the reader to take action.


                                provide scientific information.


 
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Homework
Expert:  Chris M. replied 3 years ago.

Hello, and thanks for the question,

 

Here are the answers for comparison with your own. Let me know if you have any questions.

 

An Ethiopian proverb says, "What one hopes for is always better than what one has." Which familiar proverb teaches the same thing?


 


"The grass is always greener on the other side."


"A fool and his money are soon parted."


"Don't count your chickens before they hatch."


"It was out of the frying pan and into the fire."


 


Proverbs in African oral traditions are used mainly to


 


create lengthy epic poetry.


convey cultural wisdom.


help people mourn the dead.


inspire hunters before the hunt.


 


Which one of the following familiar sayings is closest to the meaning of The Destiny of a Wolf-Cub?


 


"Dog is man's best friend."


"One picture is worth a thousand words."


"A leopard never changes its spots."


"People who live in glass houses should not throw stones."


 


What does If You Cannot Stand a Sting teach about the consequences of people's actions?


 


People cannot predict the consequences of their actions.


People sometimes suffer unjustly as a result of their actions.


People often must experience pain to achieve a goal.


People should consider consequences before they act.


 


Which of the following statements is true of an anecdote?


 


An anecdote applies only to people of a single culture.


An anecdote often has a broader meaning than is first apparent.


The reader usually needs prior knowledge to understand an anecdote.


The author usually provides an interpretation of the anecdote.


 


Which of the following is a reason for early African oral traditions in literature?


 


Much of African literature is ritual drama.


There are so many different African languages.


Only the Aksum kingdom developed written language.


Many words in African languages use tonal quality to convey meaning.


 


What caused many early Africans to leave eastern Africa to find new kingdoms to the south and west?


 


a written alphabet


drought conditions


trade routes to India


religious differences


 


Arabic culture's greatest contributions to the Western world include


 


operas based on myths and fables.


advanced agricultural methods.


new trade routes.


translations of Greek and Roman manuscripts.


 


In Unmarked Boxes, the poet Rumi compares a poet talking about the gold of baked bread with a town in the desert looking "up at stars on a clear night." This comparison is an example of


 


a folk tale.


antithesis.


analogy.


parallelism.


 


An epic teaches the values of the society that creates it. Which pair of qualities best represents the values of Sundiata's culture?


 


courage and loyalty


modesty and patience


curiosity and wisdom


kindness and gentleness


 


Which of the following excerpts is an example of antithesis?


 


"Hell burns fiercely and Paradise is brought near."


"You shall be gratified with what your Lord will give you."


"You alone we worship, and to You alone we pray for help."


"No, your compatriot is not mad. He saw him on the clear horizon."


 


The line that opens The Exordium from the Koran contains the prayer in Allah's name for guidance to "The path of those whom You have favored, / Not of those who have incurred Your wrath." This is an example of


 


allegory.


antithesis.


a moral.


elegy.


 


Memorial elegies were especially important to al-Khansa's pre-Islamic culture because many of her people


 


did not believe in an afterlife.


believed that poetry was a gift.


knew that life could end suddenly.


usually forgot people who had died.


 


In Why We Tell Stories About Spider, why must Anaanu bring a swarm of bees, a python, and a leopard to God?


 


to show his sorrow for his disrespectful behavior


to prove he is worthy of having stories told about him


to show that he is capable of becoming king of the forest


to prove that he is clever even though he is small in size


 


Which technique is used to help storytellers remember the tales?


 


irony


refrains


rhyme


free verse


 


In Why We Tell Stories About Spider, the tale says, "Anaanu went away and sat down and thought." This sentence is a context clue that prepares the listener for


 


God's anger.


Anaanu's failure to capture the bees.


how cleverly Anaanu performs his tasks.


the Python's trick.


 


When people refer to the moral of a folk tale or a fairy tale, such as The Fisherman and the Jinnee, they are referring to


 


the structure of the writing.


a lesson about life.


the actions of the characters.


the frame story.


 


Writers often use analogies to


 


give human qualities to objects.


explain something that is unfamiliar.


create suspense in their stories.


show how the past relates to the present.


 


In addition to entertaining the reader, folk tales and fairy tales often


 


teach something to the reader.


present the reader with a mystery.


persuade the reader to take action.


provide scientific information.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Which of the following questions would most likely help a reader infer the message of a story?

Where and when does the story take place?
What types of figures of speech does the author use?
What does the main character want?
How many characters are involved in the story?

In Sundiata, one of the characters says, "I have just suffered the greatest affront of my life! I am enraged . . . nothing can ever wash me clean of this insult." The word "insult" is a context clue to help the reader understand the meaning of

suffered.
affront.
wash.
enraged.

Which of the following is the best example of didactic literature?

the Koran
On Her Brother
Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali
Elephant-Hunter, Take Your Bow!

All of the following are characteristics of epics EXCEPT

they convey the events of a larger-than-life hero.
the supernatural (divine help or intervention) plays a role in the story.
they always portray a conflict between God and man.
they contain battles representative of the battle between good and evil.


The Five Helpers is a dilemma tale that ends with this question: "Now which of those five men did best?" Answer this question. Be sure to support your response with at least three specific details from the story. Then, discuss the message that you think The Five Helpers is trying to teach and explain how the question helps the reader understand the message of the story.The Five Helpers is a dilemma tale that ends with this question: "Now which of those five men did best?" Answer this question. Be sure to support your response with at least three specific details from the story. Then, discuss the message that you think The Five Helpers is trying to teach and explain how the question helps the reader understand the message of the story.
Expert:  Chris M. replied 3 years ago.

Hello imballin,

 

Please "accept" the answer to the first question and I will answer the second.

 

Thanks!

Customer: replied 3 years ago.
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Expert:  Chris M. replied 3 years ago.
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