February 21, 2017

Homework Help: English

Posted by Franco on Sunday, October 3, 2010 at 11:20am.

Thank you very much for heping me. Here are some more alternatives I'd like you to check.

1) Kurtz is said to be a brilliant talker.
2) He was good at talking. His main talent was that he was a brilliant talker who could charm (?) his audience with (or through/by?) his words.
3) The manager hoped Marlow would arrive at the inner station after Kurtz’s death (after Kurtz had died??) . The manager wanted Kurtz to die before Marlow reached the station.
4)He said that Kurtz had been changed by the wilderness (better use: the wilderness had changed him?) he experienced in Africa.
5)The first who mentioned Kurtz was/The first to mention Kurtz to Marlow was the accountant. Are they both right?He spoke highly of (and not about?) Kurtz. He pursued his own purposes without trying (attempting?) to understand the natives.
6)The steamer he had to command had sunk to the bottom of the river (and not WAS SUNK?). The steamer lay at the bottom of the river.
7) They ivory traders seemed like pilgrims (looked like, were like pilgrims, behaved as if they were pilgrims?) who were going to a shrine.

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