This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
The surprise twist used by Liam O’Flaherty occurs when the sniper a. b. c. d. 2. fires at the old woman tricks the other sniper recognizes the man he has killed pours iodine on his wound 8. The sniper’s actions under fire indicate that he is a. b. c. d. an inexperienced soldier riddled with fear and guilt an experienced fighter near death
The theme of this short story could best be described as a. b. c. d. “War is difficult” “War turns brother against brother” “Only the smart survive” “Never turn your back on an enemy”
The Republican sniper wishes to identify the enemy sniper because a. b. c. d. he wonders if he knows him his commander needs the information he likes to take risks a voice in his head urges him to take a look
In this short story the purpose of irony is to create feelings of a. b. c. d. horror indifference satisfaction amusement
The Republican sniper could best be described as a. b. c. d. indifferent disciplined exuberant evil
One of the many ironies of “The Sniper” is that the young assassin a. possesses no political briefs b. was trained by his brother c. utters a cry of joy upon shooting his brother d. is attacked when he lights a cigarette
The tone the author uses concerning war is a. b. c. d. is necessary to encourage growth is evil is a painful experience for everyone brings economic benefits to countries
12. 5. The Republican sniper has not eaten since morning because a. b. c. d. 6. this is his first combat experience he is to excited to think about food he has no food he is too ill to eat
When the sniper sees his enemy falling to the ground, the sniper a. shouts for joy b. puts a notch in his pistol c. curses the war
What is the setting for this short story? a. It is set in Dublin, Ireland in the summer on a rooftop near O’Connell Bridge b. It is set in London, England in the winter near Buckingham Palace c. It is set in New York City, New York during the summer on top of the Empire State Building
The sniper shoots the old woman because a. she is an informer b. she is an easy target c. his orders are to shoot anything that moves d. he is cruel and unjust
How does the author describe the physical appearance of the sniper? a. The author describes the sniper as a large man with warm eyes b. The author describes the sniper as a thin man with eyes that looked as through they were used to seeing death c. The author described the sniper as a poorly dressed soldier with eyes that were scared.
Jordan Dusek in third period asked, “In paragraph 2, what does ascetic mean?” a. a river that runs through Dublin b. extremely self-disciplined and severe c. cold eyes and deep eyes disagree with each other d. his mother has a smooth soft complexion
Which of the following events happened first? a. The old woman pointed to where the sniper was hiding b. The sniper decided to smoke a cigarette c. The sniper is wounded by his enemy.
Chase McWilliams in fourth period asked, “In paragraph 13, the word paroxysm in the story is described as? a. b. c. d. a medicine used to numb the wound suddenly attacked an explosion a shotgun used in World War II
“The Sniper” is an example of a. b. c. d. dramatic irony situational irony inferred irony verbal irony
Justin Heiden in seventh period asked, “What does the word breastwork mean in paragraph 12?” a. b. c. d. plastic surgery a workout a low wall put up in military defense someone who works in the plastic surgery field
After the Republican sniper shoots his enemy, this paragraph appears: “The sniper looked at his enemy falling and shuddered. The lust of battle died in him. He became bitten by remorse. The sweat stood out in beads on his forehead. Weakened by his wound and the long summer day of fasting and watching on the roof, he revolted from the sight of the shattered mass of his dead enemy. His teeth chattered, he began to gibber to himself, cursing the war, cursing himself, cursing everybody.” The author’s purpose in this passage is to show a. the effects of fasting b. the sniper’s weakened physical condition c. that the sniper is really a coward d. that the sniper still had human feelings
Natalie Cornelius in first period asked, “In paragraph 18, ruse means a. b. c. d. devilish lie crafty trick evil plan practical joke