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1. Which use of sensory details gives us an idea of a character’s physical appearance? 

A. “Woody would be our leader for a while now, short, stocky, grinning behind his mustache.”

B. “He put his hands on his hips and gave Kiyo a sternly comic look, squinting at him through one eye the way Papa would when he was asserting his authority.”

C. “Outside, the greeters smiled.”

D. “Kiyo and my sister May and I enrolled in the local school, and what sticks in my memory from those few weeks is the teacher—not her looks, her remoteness.”

2. Which passage contains a sensory detail that pertains to sight?  

A. ”He watched her for a moment and said he was sure he couldn’t pay more than seventeen­fifty for that china.”

B. “They flopped, they dangled, they hung.”

C. “I couldn’t help laughing at Mama walking around in army earmuffs and a pair of wide­cuffed, khaki­colored wool trousers several sizes too big for her.”

D.  “The first thing I saw was a yellow swirl across a blurred, reddish, setting sun.”

3. Which excerpt from this narrative is a personal detail that relies on the authors first hand  account of this historical event?

A. “The Caucasian servers were thinking that the fruit poured over rice would make a good dessert.”

B. “She just glared at this man, all the rage and frustration channeled at him through her eyes.”

C.  “The hundred­year­old tradition of anti­Orientalism on the west coast soon resurfaced, more vicious than ever.”

D. Even though most of us were American­born, it was dangerous having that many Orientals so close to the Long Beach Naval Station, on the opposite end of the island.”

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