Answer to Question #174930 in English for rickeria

Question #174930


Assessment started: The New Colossus.


Item 1


What is the main idea of the poem?

  • To speak out against immigration
  • To show how great America is
  • To welcome immigrants to America
  • To offer hope to those leaving America

"The New Colossus is inscribed on what famous statue?

  • The Effiel Tower
  • The Vietnam Memorial
  • The Statue of Liberty
  • The Washington Monument

The speaker calls the Statue of Liberty the "Mother of Exiles," What is an exile?

  • An immigrant
  • Someone who has spent years abroad
  • An American citizen
  • Someone forced from his country

How does the author use personification in the poem?

  • Referring to the statue as "her" and "she"
  • Having the statue speak
  • Saying her eyes command
  • All of the above


What is the meaning of "beacon" in the poem?

  • Light
  • Waving
  • Freedom
  • Beckoning

What name does the poet give to the statue in the poem?

  • Mother of New York
  • Mother of Immigrant
  • Mother of Exiles
  • Mother of Liberty

Throughout the poem, what is the light a symbol of?

  • freedom
  • hope
  • exiles
  • strength
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Expert's answer
2021-03-25T11:56:48-0400
  • To welcome immigrants to America
  • The Statue of Liberty
  • An immigrant
  • Referring to the statue as "her" and "she"
  • Freedom
  • Mother of Exiles
  • freedom




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