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Answer:The sentence from “Broken Chain” which best expresses a theme related to wanting more than one has is, “Alfonso didn’t want to be the handsomest kid at school, but he was determined to be better looking than average.”

Which cause-and-effect relationship in broken chain best expresses the theme outward appearances are important people?

Th cause-and-effect relationship in “broken chain” that best expresses the theme “outward appearances are important to people” is: The cause is Alfonso sees his crooked teeth in the mirror. The effect is he becomes depressed.

Which cause-and-effect relationship in broken chain relates to the theme even when you have problems with your family?

Which cause-and-effect relationship in “Broken Chain” relates to the theme “Even when you have problems with your family, in the end you can count on them”? Cause: Ernie lends Alfonso his bike. Effect: Alfonso can go on his first date with Sandra.

Which is a theme in Broken Chain It’s the big things in life that count?

appearance and reality

What conflict does Alfonso face when his bicycle chain breaks?

What conflict does Alfonso face when his bicycle chain breaks? Ernie realized Sandra wasn’t the girl that ditched him, so he let Alfonso borrow his bike. At the end of the story, why does Ernie let Alfonso borrow his bike? The broken chain was a problem for Alfonso because now he didn’t have his own bike for his date.

What is the point of view in broken chain?

“Broken Chain” This passage is written in 3rd person point of view and shares how both Ernie and Alfonso are feeling.

What is the main plot of broken chain?

“Broken Chain” takes place about 25 years ago in a town in California. Alfonso, a seventh grader, dislikes his appearance. He meets Sandra and asks her to go bike riding with him. Sandra’s bicycle has a flat tire, so he offers to borrow his older brother’s, Ernie, bike.

How do Alfonso and Sandra meet broken chain?

How did Alfonso meet Sandra? He stopped by to save her brother who was hanging upside down on a barbed wire fence. He had some classes with her in middle school and sat next to her. She met him one day while the boys were pitching nickels.

Why is Ernie upset at the beginning of the story?

His family doesn’t have the extra money. At the beginning of the story, why is Alfonso’s brother, Ernie, upset? Some girls he met didn’t meet him as they said they would. Ernie thinks Sandra may be one of the girls who stood him up, but Alfonso disagrees.

What is the genre of broken chain?

The Broken Chain
Genre Drama War Action
Written by Earl W. Wallace
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Starring Pierce Brosnan Graham Greene Eric Schweig Buffy Sainte-Marie Wes Studi

What did Alfonso do to help Sandra and her brother?

How did Alfonso meet Sandra? When Alfonso helps Sandra’s brother untangle his pants from a fence.

Why does Soto most likely describe Alfonso’s attention to his bike and his teeth at the same time?

Explanation: Soto most likely described Alfonso’s attention to his bike and his teeth at the same time to show that he cared too much about outward appearances.

Why does tan end the essay by telling the reader that her mother has chosen her favorite foods?

Answer: To contrast her own descriptions of the food with how she really feels about the food.

Why does Amy Tan use the imagery belched loudly to describe her father’s burp and reddened to describe Robert’s face?

Amy Tan. Why does Amy Tan use the imagery “belched loudly” to describe her father’s burp and “reddened” to describe Robert’s face? to show that her father is trying to embarrass her. to show that Robert is unable to burp and show he is satisfied.

Why does Amy describe the miniskirt made of beige tweed that her mother gives her?

Why does Amy describe the miniskirt made of beige. tweed that her mother gives her? to show that her mother is apologizing for embarrassing her at dinner. to show what Amy should be wearing instead of what she wants to wear.

Why does Amy ignore Robert when he first comes to her house?

1. Why does Amy ignore Robert when he first comes to her house? A She is too shy to look at him.

Why does Tan cry when she finds out the boy she is in love with coming to dinner?

Why does Tan cry when she finds out that the boy she is in love with is coming to dinner? Tan cries when she finds out the boy she is in love with because she thinks he won’t like their “shabby” Chinese Christmas and her noisy Chinese relatives.

How does Amy Tan react when she learns that Robert is coming to dinner?

She has a crush on a boy named Robert, and is terrified when she finds out that his family is invited to her Chinese Christmas Eve dinner. In the begining of the story, Amy is embarrassed of her heritage, but she eventually realizes how her parents are trying to help her, and she ends up feeling proud to be Chinese.