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This passage is also part of an SAT Reading Bundle.
Looking for more in depth practice for SAT Reading? This is an extended passage (2800 words) with 30 vocabulary words and definitions as well as 15 multiple choice questions. The extended reading gives students further practice with formal, old-fashioned writing styles, unfamiliar vocabulary and cultural knowledge needed to excel on the SAT. The practice questions include literal comprehension, vocabulary in context, inference, best evidence, and function question styles found on the SAT.
This is part of a series of passages that complements International Tester's Guide to SAT Reading : Literature Passages. Included in the series are excerpts from Around the World in 80 Days, Pride and Prejudice, and Daisy Miller and the complete short stories The Romancers and The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.
This and the other materials in the series were produced by an SAT Instructor with over 18 years experience helping American and International students improve their SAT Reading scores and gain entrance to their dream universities.