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Title: The Ear and the Mosquito

Text: New Oxford Secondary English Course for SS1 pages 70-71

Answers:

1. The entire world was starving.

2. The ear went to the mosquito’s house to seek food.

3. The ear was the mosquito’s nearest neighbour.

4. ‘The chief of all living things’ refers to man.

5. The mosquito bothers man by whining.

6. It is a fable.

7. The inverted commas show that the statement is a direct quotation.

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i.      Adverbial Clause (of place)

ii.     Modifies the verb takes.

iii.    entire               –       whole

iv.    starving    –       very hungry, famished

iii.    hidden     –       concealed

iv.    seek         –       look for

v.     made                –       prepared

vi.    whines     –       complains

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