Exercise Module 6.1.6

Welcome to your Exercise Module 6.1.6

1. The author says a beacon from New Jersey “bewildered the stars.” What type of figurative language is this?

2. Based on the explanation of candlepower/candle power in the introduction, would you say the Statue of Liberty was brightly lit by today’s standard or not?

3. What does illumed mean here: “It seemed to stand illumed above the clouds”?

4. Compare Liberty’s fireworks display in 1886 with today’s modern public fireworks shows. Do you think Liberty’s would have been better, or would today’s? Why?

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