DISCUSSION: There’s no fast way to answer this type of question. Either you remember the details mentioned in the answer choices, or you don’t.
I personally check each answer against the passage. Because I have a good method for retaining where information is located, this takes me 2-10 seconds per answer, and is much faster than staring at the answers and going “hmm…..” while trying to think my way to disproving them.
- Lines 45-49 say this.
- Lines 35-39 say this.
- Lines 34-35 say this.
- Lines 12-21 show this. You don’t need to find the specific lines to disprove it. If you know that Gilliam was part of the Washington Color School, then you should know that the Color School was different from Gilliam’s contemporaries. Gilliam rejected the style of his contemporaries.
- CORRECT. The passage never mentions inspiration in general. Lines 43-45 mention that laundry “partially” inspired Gilliam, but we have no evidence that ordinary images are always the most inspirational images.
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