Monday, July 13, 2015

2 more scrambled paragraphs: Grief, Summer of Love,

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Why do animals grieve and why do we see grief in different species of animals? 
_____(Q) Whatever its value, grief is the price of commitment, that wellspring of both happiness and sorrow.
_____(R) It's been suggested that grief reactions may allow for the reshuffling of status relationships, the filling of a reproductive vacancy left by the deceased, or for fostering continuity of the group. 
_____(S) Whatever the reasons, it's likely that grief evolved to serve different functions in different species.
_____(T) Some further theorize that perhaps mourning strengthens social bonds among the survivors who band together to pay their last respects. 
_____(U) This may enhance group cohesion at a time when it's likely to be weakened. 

On January 14, 1967, counterculture leaders called for a “human be-in” in San Francisco, California.

_____(Q) The Summer of Love boasted music festivals, poetry readings, speeches, and even theater.

_____(R) Thousands of people answered the call, gathering in Golden Gate Park to promote peace, happiness, and love.

_____(S) For the most part, the Summer of Love proved successful in its ability to spread the counterculture message, but by the fall of 1967, increased incidents of crime and drug abuse by hippies gathered in Haight-Ashbury signaled a change in the movement. 

_____(T) The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco quickly became the gathering place and home for many displaced youth who came to celebrate the counterculture event.

_____(U) During the spring, more disillusioned youth traveled to San Francisco upon hearing a declaration that the summer of 1967 would be the “Summer of Love.”

Answers are below:

grief - 5,1,4,2,3  Q=5, R=1, S=4, T=2,, U=3 (this one is tricky because the final sentence is a concluding sentence that does not follow logically from the previous four.) 

summer of love - 4,1,5,3,2