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Title: How I Got Lost on the Farm

Text: New Oxford Secondary English Course for SSS 3 page 86

Read the passage carefully and answer the questions on it.

Answers

(a)    The writer’s grandfather slept on his farm and even worked on public holidays.

(b)    The writer had broken the grandfather’s law forbidding his grandchildren from leaving his farm for somewhere else any time they visited his farm.

(c)    He was hunting birds.

(d)    His grandfather cuddled him instead of punishing him.

(e)
(i)  Personification
(ii)  ‘Darkness’, a non-human, is said to arrive, a human attribute

(f)
(i)   Oxymoron
(ii)  It means that the writer’s excuse would be considered useless.

(g)
(i)   Noun clause
(ii)  Complement of ‘news’   

(h)
(i)    courage       –        bravery
(ii) counterpart  –        mates, contemporaries
(iii)  opportunity –        chance
(iv)  melodiously –        beautifully
(v)   dawned on  –        occurred to
(vi)  granted       –        given

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