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English
please help! i have to write an integrated direct quote from a website.. i don't really understand what i'm supposed to write? could someone give me an example of what this means?
Monday, August 18, 2014 at 2:37am

english
1. Which of the following sources is least likely to have been edited for accuracy? (1 point) a city newspaper a personal Web site an encyclopedia article a published book 2. Which of the following is NOT true about bias? (1 point) Using both biased and non-biased resources in...
Friday, August 15, 2014 at 6:12pm

english
1. All of the following define the theme of a story EXCEPT (1 point) the central idea of a work the underlying message in literature the methods of characterization employed by the writer the lesson, or moral, of the story which can be inferred by readers 2. Which of the ...
Friday, August 15, 2014 at 2:19pm

english
In Wells, The War of the Worlds which of the following explains what made the humans so complacent? 1 Early in the 20th century came the great disillusionment 2. It is not only distant from time's beginning but nearer its end 3.Its physical condition is still largely a ...
Friday, August 15, 2014 at 11:54am

english
1. In “At the Tourist Centre in Boston,” the speaker's tone can best be identified as (1 point) disapproving. downcast. enraged. sarcastic. 2. Which line from the poem best supports the tone identified above? (1 point) "the green of the trees dulled;" &...
Friday, August 15, 2014 at 11:50am

english
In Wells, The War of the Worlds which of the following explains what made the humans so complacent?
Friday, August 15, 2014 at 11:43am

English help
1. Which of the following sentences is written in the active voice? A.) The wedding dress was sewn by Katie. B.) The red barn was painted by the farmer. C.) The boy jumped on the trampoline.*** D.) The chocolate cake will be served to the queen. 2. Which of the following ...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 9:59pm

english
1. "Similarly", "on the other hand", and "however" are signals that the author of a source is using which of the following text structures? (1 point) sequencing comparison and contrast cause and effect problem and solution check my work my answer ...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 6:06pm

french
i want a list of verbs,nouns,adjectives in English and translate into french.
Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 5:51am

english
Letter to a Citizen of Kentucky, an excerpt Executive Mansion, Washington, April 4, 1864. A. G. Hodges, Esq., Frankfort, Ky. My Dear Sir: You ask me to put in writing the substance of what I verbally stated the other day, in your presence, to Governor Bramlette and Senator ...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 4:36am

English- Help Ms. Sue
Which of the following is less likely to be the purpose of descriptive writing> A. to call people to action B. to entertain readers with a funny story******* C. to recount the events of a historical date I think it is B....can you confirm?
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:36pm

English
Along the back Fence shuffled what looked like a large grey cat
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 9:42pm

english
4. In both the Gettysburg Address and “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” the writers (1 point) comment on the tribulations faced by a nation at war. honor those who have fought for freedom. demand the revision of the nation’s unjust laws. expound on the notion of ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 5:01pm

English
Book: Lord of the Flies What is ironic about the naval officer who arrives to "rescue" the boys? How does Ralph feel about returning to the safety of civilization? Why does he weep—is it relief, or something else?
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 1:03pm

english
in general on what stage of the writing process should you spend most of your time a. analyzing your audience b .writing your first draft c prewriting d.revising your material
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 12:45pm

english 3
In Moby-Dick, what does the gold coin symbolize for the crew? A. Ahab's fortune from his business B. their reward for finding the whale C. the Pequod's profits from whaling D. Ahab's wish to seem better than them
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:48am

english 3
In the following stanza from “I heard a Fly buzz—when I died—,” which words form a slant rhyme? The Eyes around—had wrung them dry— / And Breaths were gathering firm / For that last Onset—when the King / Be witnessed—in the Room —
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:46am

English analogy
Bell is to clapper as -Checkers is to player -Gong is to striker -Food is to caterer -Wire is to splitter -catalog is to shopper
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 7:17pm

English
Please paraphrase this: “In my experience as both a learner and later a language practitioner, one has to have a drive that will obstinately motivate one to succeed against all odds.”
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 3:02pm

English
3. Correct the following sentences for subject-verb agreement, tenses and fragments. i) My car it is very beautiful. ii) When he thought he could afford to pay his own school fees. iii) This students keep making noise. iv) When I was young, I use to love playing with dolls. v...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 1:31pm

english
I need help with this question about annabel lee. Identify literary elements (mood, imagery, symbolism, contrast, comparison) and explain how they add to your understanding of the poem. Discuss two specific instances in the poem where you see a literary element. Copy and paste...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 1:16pm

English
In the following sentence, which principal part of the verb describe appears in italics? The professor is describing the process of osmosis to the class today. A.past participle B.past C.present D.present participle
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 10:11am

english
One word for: segregation of feeling and development
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 8:15am

English 1511
Correct following sentences for subject agreement,tenses and fragments. 1'm don't like horror movies 2Going home now,how wish I could get there before its starts to rain 3In 1990,he led his team to gloroius victory 4im writin my work after every class
Monday, August 11, 2014 at 11:53am

English
Give the correct form of the verb in brachets 1.my mother often (wish) for more money. 2.my parents always(discuss) their finances with each other. 3.Each month i (draw) up my budget. 4.i (calculate) my savings at this very moment. 5.while my brother (practise) his tenses,my ...
Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 11:16am

English 1511
Following sentences for subject-verb agreement,tenses and fragments. 1Going home now,how I wish could get there before it starts to rain 2Everyone have a right to live happily ever after. 3These are great news indeed ;I can't believe I made it 4In 1990,he lead his team to ...
Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 11:00am

english 1511
Correct the following sentences for subjective-verb agreement,tenses and fragments. 1My car it is very beutiful 2When he thought he could afford to pay his own school fees 3this students keep makin noise 4when I was young,use to love playin with dolls 5im don't like horror...
Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 10:54am

English / Grammar
Please help me word this sentence correctly: At its zenith, the depression saw nearly 25 percent of all workers and 37 percent of all non-farm workers completely out of work. I'm trying to say that at the peak of the depression, that's how many people were out of work...
Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 4:04am

English
Why was William Golding so uncertain about his book Lord Of The Flies?
Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 2:01am

English
Sir Thomas More wrote Utopia so that it is a frame narrative. Explain why he did this. My work: Sir Thomas More wrote Utopia so that it is a frame narrative because he wanted to connect a story with in a story. Thomas More did this to connect stories in his stories and a frame...
Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 6:22pm

English
Read the following short paragraph. This paragraph is full of short, choppy sentences. Use your knowledge of sentence variety and prepositional phrases to improve the paragraph. Include all of the details in your revised version. The clouds seemed to loom over the baseball ...
Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 8:05am

English
Explain why the setting depicted in the V for Vendetta trailer is a dystopia. Use specific examples in your explanation. This is what I have so far not sure if it is correct. A dystopia is an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or an environmentally ...
Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 12:46am

English
Read the following short paragraph. This paragraph is full of short, choppy sentences. Use your knowledge of sentence variety and prepositional phrases to improve the paragraph. Include all of the details in your revised version. The clouds seemed to loom over the baseball ...
Friday, August 8, 2014 at 11:37pm

English
Explain why the setting depicted in the V for Vendetta trailer is a dystopia. Use specific examples in your explanation.
Friday, August 8, 2014 at 11:17pm

English
please correct, if it has any grammatical mistakes... While I was in Britan, I had a severe stomach ache and I was hospitalized. The company authorities where I was working told me that if I was treated in Britan, salary would come as usually and treatment was continued with ...
Friday, August 8, 2014 at 1:52pm

english
In The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, there is a quote that says, "When you want something with all your heart, that's when you are closest to the Soul of the world. It's always a positive force." I'm stuck on trying to find the meaning behind this quote. I&#...
Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 8:05pm

english
write a analogy paragraph "the process of reading a good book"
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 4:49am

English
Golding says, 'A great many things have been said about how it came to be written and I don't know whether any of them are true or not.' Why might a writer be so uncertain about his or her own book?
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 12:04pm

English
Golding says that the story is about the problem of evil and the problem of how people are to live together in society. To maintain a focus on this problem, he excluded girls from the story. Golding says, "Sex would have raised its lovely head." What's your ...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 12:04pm

English
Golding says that a group of little boys is more like a "scaled-down society" than a group of little girls. Do you agree? Why or why not?
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 12:02pm

English/ Help
The movie star caused a kerfuffle at the mall as shoppers quickly gathered around to get a better look and take pictures. Which of the following is the meaning of "kerfuffle" as used in the sentence above? A. A misunderstanding B. A commotion C. A withdrawal D. A ...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 8:38am

English/ Help
Which of the following sentences is written correctly? A When properly designed, an automobile can achieve great fuel efficiency. B. When properly designed an automobile can achieve great fuel efficiency. C. When properly designed, great fuel efficiency can be achieved by an ...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 8:36am

English/ Help
In the race for student body government, both students were coequal. Their speeches each pointed to their records of service and academic excellence. Which of the following options is the meaning of "coequal" as used in the sentence above? A. The students gave ...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 8:33pm

English/ Help
. Which of the following sentences is written correctly? A When properly designed, an automobile can achieve great fuel efficiency. B. When properly designed an automobile can achieve great fuel efficiency. C. When properly designed, great fuel efficiency can be achieved by an...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:54pm

English/ Help
Which of the following phrases is misplaced in the sentence above? A. Extending her arms over the left-field wall B. toward the fan C. on the fly D. before displaying the home run ball for all to see I think D
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:34pm

English/ Help
The doctor who was late for an appointment drooped x-ray into puddle hurrying to the hospital. a into the puddle b hurrying to the hospital c Who was late d for an appointment I think D
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:26pm

English/ Help
Which of the following sentences is an example of second person narrative voice? A. You became lost in a labyrinth of lies and deceptions. B. It was a labyrinth of lies and deceptions in which she was lost. C. He was lost in a labyrinth of lies and deceptions. D. I became lost...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:04pm

computer history
History,business study,tourism,zulu,maths literacy,english and life orientation. Am doing those subject and am in grade 11 I don't knw what career must I take anybody can help me my digit please 0724306682
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 5:08pm

English
Discuss, in “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” Edwards’ description of God’s wrath and Edwards’ use of the metaphors of storm and thunder, flood and fire. CAN SOMEONE CHECK MY ANSWER TO SEE IF I ANSWER THE QUESTION RIGHT PLEASE The representations...
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 4:22pm

English/ Help
It was a perfect day for a boat ride on a lovely river.? Which of the following parts of speech is the word "lovely" in the sentence above? A. Coordinating conjunction B. Prepositional object C. Adjective D. Adverb I think A
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 1:48pm

English(first additional language)
English is the language of opportunity. why bother to teach indigenous languages?
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 12:55pm

english
I have to comment this assonance in line 6 the name of is God's grandeur And all is seared with trade;bleared,smeared with oil
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 11:51am

english
I have to comment this assonance in line 6 the name of the poem is And all is seared with trade;bleared,smeared with oil
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 11:49am

12th grade English 4
#1. "Something new." "Never been guessed before." "A very fresh note." The critics agreed there was something different going on here. Many books about war, some quite realistic, had already been written. First-person narration was not unusual. ...
Friday, August 1, 2014 at 12:01pm

English
Please help with this whole paragraph I rewrote it and thank you Ms Sue Therefore, supporting the fact, that you can dress a diverse group of students with uniforms, they would not see and believe the things the same way, as other students with uniforms. If there were a ...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 11:02pm

English
What is an example of a moral fairy tale in the book "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens?
Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 3:37pm

English
Are the english teachers on vacation or something? I posted my essay several times and did not see any reply.. Your help is essential!
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 6:12pm

English 2
Respond to the following question about the poem "The Alarm Clock" by Mari Evans We generally think that poetry uses more pattern in language than does prose. Pattern is achieved by the organized use of repetitions. It may be repeated beats (rhythm); repeated word ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 4:36pm

Isizulu,history,maths lit,geography,english and LO
which work do i qualify for with these subjects and my results are very good,i also have a drivers licence with PRDP
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 1:27pm

English 2
Revise the following paragraph until you can answer yes to each of the questions listed below. After you are finished, copy the revised paragraph in the space provided 1. Does the paragraph have a clear purpose, and does each sentence contribute to that purpose? 2. Is every ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 2:55am

English
Hi, I need help with MLA citing. This is just an example paragraph but please tell me if Im citing correctly : Tom was sad. Howard states," Tom leaned over the table with disappointment" (Howard 23).
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 9:51pm

To Ms. Sue
Ms. hi! I would like you answer for me one question that I just dont get it from my English homework and if you can explain me what is a subject-verb agreement in a simple way maybe a tip or something in order that I learn how to figure it out by myself next time... the ...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 7:00pm

English 2
Expand each sentence below by adding words or phrases that modify the verb. Questions after each item suggest details you can add. A French girl found them. Who was with the girl? In what time period did she find them?
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 4:59pm

English 2
Expand each sentence below by adding words or phrases that modify the nouns. The questions below each item suggest details you can add. Messages request information. What kind of messages are heard? What information is requested?
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 4:58pm

English 2
Expand each sentence below by adding words or phrases that modify the nouns. The questions below each item suggest details you can add. 1.People hook up machines to their telephones. What kind of people use machines? What kind of machines are used?
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 4:47pm

english
Traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only,not women
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 11:55am

English
Could you help with the punctuation on this paragraph please! Therefore,supporting the fact that you can dress a diverse group of students one way, but they would not all believe or view things the same way. If there is a standard in place, then it would maintain a certain ...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 10:42am

English
Red Jacket and Tecumseh in their respective speeches (again, as translated and transcribed), make frequent reference to “brothers” and brotherhood. Why such emphasis, at that historical moment, upon fraternity and unity? CAN SOMEONE CHECK MY ANSWER TO SEE IF I ANSWER...
Monday, July 28, 2014 at 2:30pm

College English
Red Jacket and Tecumseh in their respective speeches (again, as translated and transcribed), make frequent reference to “brothers” and brotherhood. Why such emphasis, at that historical moment, upon fraternity and unity? CAN SOMEONE CHECK MY ANSWER TO SEE IF I ANSWER...
Monday, July 28, 2014 at 1:18pm

College English
Discuss, in “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” Edwards’ description of God’s wrath and Edwards’ use of the metaphors of storm and thunder, flood and fire. CAN YOU TELL ME DID I ANSWER THE QUESTION RIGHT? Jonathan Edwards is a name that is getting ...
Monday, July 28, 2014 at 12:00pm

English
(1) Brenda would have liked to have taken her vacation at the beach. (2) However, the weather forecast on the television called for rain. (3) Also, her fiancé, Max, wanted to vacation in the mountains. (4) After a heated discussion, Brenda and Max decided to compromise...
Monday, July 28, 2014 at 3:33am

english
Freud believed the purpose of dreams is to consolidate memories and new learning. sort through possible solutions to everyday problems. fulfill wishes. discard unnecessary information. reconcile urges.
Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 5:19pm

english
Freud believed the purpose of dreams is to
Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 5:18pm

english
Identify the verbal in this sentence as infinitive, gerund or participle. Wearing protective clothing is a good precaution against infection.
Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 11:58am

College English
John Winthrop “A Model of Christian Charity" Discuss the manner in which the theories expressed by Winthrop are in some degree evident in American government and culture today. CAN SOMEONE TELL ME IF I ANSWER IT RIGHT? In Prospero's America, Walter W. Woodward ...
Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 12:45pm

college English
Discuss the manner in which the theories expressed by John Winthrop are in some degree evident in American government and culture today. Can someone tell if my answer is right. In Prospero's America, Walter W. Woodward looks at the exchange of catalytic society to America ...
Friday, July 25, 2014 at 8:42pm

English
Discuss the manner in which the theories expressed by John Winthrop are in some degree evident in American government and culture today. Can someone tell if my answer is right. In Prospero's America, Walter W. Woodward looks at the exchange of catalytic society to America ...
Friday, July 25, 2014 at 7:31pm

English
Is this a good thesis Students should not be required in public schools, the education system should focus more on education, rather than what the student is wearing.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 8:17pm

college English
Discuss the manner in which the theories expressed by Winthrop are in some degree evident in American government and culture today. Can Someone read my response and see if I answer it right Winthrop Theory uses the central necessities of disguises and, particularly, the ...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 5:57pm

Maths
Rupashi needs to get a perfect score of 100 For her last English test in this year so as to improve her average score of 84 to 86 .how many test were there altogether in this year
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 11:22pm

English
Please help is this a good thesis? Students should not be required to wear uniforms in public schools , schools should focus more on education rather than what the student is wearing.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 7:50pm

Poetry
One difference between the English sonnet and the Italian sonnet is its
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 9:40pm

English/ Help
Choose the sentence that does not include a usage error. A) Today’s college students may have grown up in the age of music sampling and file-sharing; however, they should realize that cutting and pasting sentences from a Wikipedia article constitutes plagiarism. B) Today...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 8:40pm

English/ Help
Choose the sentence that does not include a usage error. A) Because the student did not see any author information on the website, he incorrectly implied that he did not need to credit the source in his assignment. B) Because the student did not see any author information on ...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 8:40pm

English/ Help
Choose the sentence that does not include a usage error. A) In his article, the author implies that plagiarism is more prevalent among today’s generation of college students than it was among previous generations. B) In his article, the author infers that plagiarism is ...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 8:38pm

english 4
Some aspects of the story allude to -
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 4:55pm

english
Many cultures have stories about trickster animals that fool human beings. These are usually hilarious.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 9:49am

Practical English
In which sentence are the italicized words a dangling modifier? A)Flying beneath the cloud, the pilot could see the airport. B)Resting on the sea bottom, the old trunk held coins. C)Arriving ten minutes late, the store was closed for the night. Not knowing the danger, the ...
Monday, July 21, 2014 at 8:14pm

english
IS this a good thesis? School uniforms should not be required, because they discourage individualism, do not teach students to make responsible decisions, and this would only cause students to become rebellious.
Monday, July 21, 2014 at 3:31pm

ENG1511 ENGLISH
Good Day, Please help Correct the following sentences for subject verb-agreement, tense or fragment. When he thought he could afford to pay his own school fees. Going home now, how I wish I could get there before it starts to rain. I am writing my homework after every class
Monday, July 21, 2014 at 11:40am

ENGLISH
What can he do? or What he does? or what he can do? What can she do? or what she does? or what he can do Please tell me the most correct grammar option. correct options: what he does / what he can do?
Monday, July 21, 2014 at 10:37am

english
Argue for or against which source (Traditional Library Sources versus Web-based Research Sources) would be better to prepare for a debate on changing the state’s laws on smoking in public buildings. Identify the advantages, types of sources, etc., and provide answers for ...
Monday, July 21, 2014 at 10:20am

ENG1511 - english
Good Day, Please help Either subject verb-agreement, tense or fragment. When he thought he could afford to pay his own school fees. Going home now, how I wish I could get there before it starts to rain. I am writing my homework after every class.
Monday, July 21, 2014 at 5:05am

English
Can anyone tell me where I can find an example of verbal irony in 'Don Quixote' chapter 8. I've reread the passage several times and just can not pinpoint it. The closest example I can find to irony in that passage is "with it I propose to do such exploits&...
Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 7:54pm

English
1. They realize that a different religion is something to talk about, not to fight about. ------------------ What is the full form of #1? 2. They realize that a different religion is something to talk about, and it is not something to fight about. 3. They realize that a ...
Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 1:42am

English
They have learned to live in peace in the same state. -------------------------- What does 'state' mean in the sentence? Does 'state' mean 'country' or 'one of the States' in the USA?
Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 1:39am

English
1. Today, millions of people have one form of religion, and their neighbors a different one. 2. Today, millions of people have one form of religion, and their neighbors a different religion. 3. Today, millions of people have one form of religion, and their neighbors a ...
Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 1:37am

English
1. Have you seen Jane lately? 2. Have you seen Jane recently? 3. Did you see Jane lately? 4. Did you see Jane recently? --------------- Are they all grammatical? Which one is not?
Friday, July 18, 2014 at 10:20pm

maths lit, geography, life science, history, life orientation, english, tswana
what can I do with my life with all this subjects that I studied?.
Friday, July 18, 2014 at 10:39am

Can anyone help with this paragraph??? english
Rewrite the following paragraph. Add colons and semicolons where needed. Note that a spelling/grammar-checker does not always catch these errors. One of the most exciting experiences in my life was traveling to Uruguay in South America in June of 2005, through the end of ...
Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10:16pm

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