"Ye choose and ye do not choose! What talk is this of choosing? By the bull that I killed, am I to stand nosing into your dog's den for my fair dues? It is I, Shere Khan, who speak!"
The tiger's roar filled the cave with thunder. Mother Wolf shook herself clear of the cubs and sprang forward, her eyes, like two green moons in the darkness, facing the blazing eyes of Shere Khan.
What does the imagery in this scene help the reader understand about Shere Khan?
Read this paragraph.
The red velvet stage curtain opened and a packed audience of onlookers gazed at me. The stage lights were blinding. I slowly walked up to the white masking tape line on the black stage floor. The first bold piano notes filled the room. I took a deep breath and debuted my singing voice to the crowd.
Which of these choices is an example of a sensory detail?
Father Wolf waited till his cubs could run a little, and then on the night of the Pack Meeting took them and Mowgli and Mother Wolf to the Council Rock – a hilltop covered with stones and boulders where a hundred wolves could hide. Akela, the great gray Lone Wolf, who led all the Pack by strength and cunning, lay out at full length on his rock, and below him sat forty or more wolves of every size and colour, from badger-coloured veterans who could handle a buck alone, to young black three-year-olds who thought they could. The Lone Wolf had led them for a year now. He had fallen twice into a wolf-trap in his youth, and once he had been beaten and left for dead; so he knew the manners and customs of men.
Which detail uses sensory words to describe Akela?
A black shadow dropped down into the circle. It was Bagheera, the Black Panther, inky black all over, but with the panther markings showing up in certain lights like the pattern of watered silk. Everybody knew Bagheera, and nobody cared to cross his path; for he was as cunning as Tabaqui, as bold as the wild buffalo, and as reckless as the wounded elephant. But he had a voice as soft as wild honey dripping from a tree, and a skin softer than down.
What does the sensory language in the line, "But he had a voice as soft as wild honey dripping from a tree” show the readers about Bagheera?
At last – and Mother Wolf's neck-bristles lifted as the time came – Father Wolf pushed "Mowgli the Frog," as they called him, into the centre, where he sat laughing and playing with some pebbles that glistened in the moonlight.
Which image from the passage helps readers understand how Mowgli feels?
Mother Wolf shook herself clear of the cubs and sprang forward, her eyes, like two green moons in the darkness, facing the blazing eyes of Shere Khan.
Which choice best conveys the idea of this sentence with direct language?
Which of these descriptions brings to mind a sense of taste?
Read this paragraph.
The pickup truck pulled up to the driveway. Dust and dirt seemed to billow in the air around the flatbed. The truck suddenly stopped rumbling and became perfectly still. Papa’s seat creaked and the door rattled open. I saw his cowboy boots jump to the ground beneath the open door. He’s here, I thought. Finally!
The words “creaked” and “rattled” allow the reader to visualize