Answer to Question #165761 in English for Ralph

Question #165761

“Character is a diamond that scratches every item.”

1.     The statement compares _______________ and ________________.

2.     They are alike because the ____________ makes marks on objects and ______________ leaves a mark on other men.

3.     The word scratches means ____________________.


“Is this the face that launched a thousand ships

And burnt the topless towers of Ilium?” (Christopher Marlowe)

1.     Whose face is referred to? (Clue: Homer’s epic, Iliad)    ______________

2.     How could it have launched a thousand ships?               ______________

3.     What figure of speech is used here?        ______________


“A sail rose out of the sea.”

1.     A sail is part of a ______________.

2.     In this quotation, sail stands for ______________.

3.     What does the quotation mean? ______________

4.     The figure of speech used is ______________.




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Expert's answer
2021-02-23T07:29:25-0500

“Character is a diamond that scratches every item.”

1.   Character, diamond

2.   Diamond, character

3.   Have an impact on other people

“Is this the face that launched a thousand ships

And burnt the topless towers of Ilium?” (Christopher Marlowe)

1.       Helen of Troy

2.       It was so beautiful that Greek men assembled an army and fought the Trojan War to retrieve Helen after her abduction by the Trojan Prince, Paris.

3.       Metalepsis

“A sail rose out of the sea.”

1.       Ship

2.       The whole ship

3.       It means use of figurative language in the statement thus implying alternate meaning.

4.       Synecdoche



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