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Bell Ringer 4

Which of the following sentences correctly employs parallel structure in order to maintain consistent emphasis? A The famous writers autobiography showed that he preferred hope over despair, personal fulfillment over material rewards, and imagination more than being realistic. B The manager expected her employees to be prompt, to be honest, to be polite to customers, to take pride in the store, and to have some fun. C Lily wanted to paint her bedroom, add some new decorations, move some old belongings to the attic, and the carpet needed replacing. D Eli spent his afternoons studying, working at his fathers store, and he went jogging before dinner.

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1. This museum is the International Museum of Childrens Art, which occupies a big, old house in Oslo. 2. The walls are covered from top to bottom with brilliantly colored creations by young artists up to age seventeen.

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3. Many of the 100,000 works, which come from 150 countries, deal with objects from nature, but a few, like the bicycle sculpture on the previous page, focus on manufactured objects. 4. Of course, a few of the paintings depict troubles or problems, but most of the works express happiness and energy.

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5. Rafael Goldin, the museums director, says a childs first meeting with exhibited art is very important. 6. Children visit the museum, and they see that a museum can mean joy and color. 7. If their first visit is to a boring, dusty museum, children will always associate museums with dusty and boring.

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8. Mr. Goldin has even hung some of the paintings at toddlers eye level to encourage each young visitors own personal relationship with art. 9. Young visitors are very excited when they learn that all the artwork was created by children, and they are often inspired to start painting.

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10. Wouldnt it be great if there were a museum like that here?

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Complete Exercise 6 on pgs 482 and 483. Fold it hot dog when youre finished.

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