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November 26, 2014

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Quick English check
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do. please correct me if I'm wrong! 5. He removed the picture ...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 8:21pm

Quick English check
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do.) *** Some may not have DO*** please correct me if I'm wrong...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 8:08pm

Quick question
Do y'all do asl on here? Cause I need help putting English sentence into asl sentences.
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 5:40pm

English
Is this a run on sentence It's cold today remember to bring your jacket.
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 5:02pm

english III
Can someone please help me find some examples of selection of details in chapter 8 of the narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 4:45pm

english
IS this a good thesis statement? On my wedding day I realized I had to make new changes in my life because I had to become a responsible adult, learn to be without my parents and become independent.
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 4:14pm

english
Identify the type of pronoun error in the sentence. If anyone accepts his challenge he will be sorry. reference case agreement
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 3:29pm

English check
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do.) *** Some may not have DO*** please correct me if I'm wrong...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 3:00pm

English
create a few questions on the two old bachelors by edward lear. Please help its urgent
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 12:41am

english
Please explain me about the poem two old bachelors by edward lear . summary of the man he killed by thomas hardy
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 12:26am

english
it is a conversation between two friends about their journey to London. John asked Lee what he talked with the travel agent regarding their journey to London. Then, Lee told that the agent informed him that it takes some more time, at least one week. For which, John asked him ...
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 8:30pm

english
2. In "The Censors," it is ironic that the Censorship Division doesn’t bother to check Juan’s __________ before hiring him. (1 point) mail references health pockets
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 6:53pm

English
My father was a hard working man but didn't earn much money. Is this sentence correctly punctuated?
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 3:37pm

English/Grammar help
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do.) please correct me if I'm wrong! 5. He removed the picture ...
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 2:22pm

English
how do I start an Auto Biography? I mean what sentence should i start it with?
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 1:46pm

English
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do.) please correct me if I'm wrong! 1. Sam burnt the toast. ( ...
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 12:23pm

English 10
This poem describes a train as if it were a horse. Examine the imagery of the stanza in bold. What does it describe? A) The rumbling a train makes as it passes by B) The smell of train tracks after a train has gone C) The sound a train makes as it blows its horn D) The feeling...
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 1:02am

English
Identify the predicate adjective Katy Beth remains the best dancer in the class. A.Katy Beth B.best C.dancer<---(My answer) D.class Grandma's house is always fun. A.Grandma's B.house C.always<---(my answer) D.fun
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 4:26pm

English
Which is correct? That is the resume, and I want to learn more about her in the future. That is the resume and I want to learn more about her in the future.
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 2:55pm

english
9. In " my brothers keeper" ted and jasmine are developed in contrast to one another by describing their (1 point) fears of the unknown emotional reactions interactions with their parents 10. The story My brothers keeper" is told through the point of view of (1 ...
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 2:46pm

English
I am having some trouble with prescriptive and descriptive rules. I have to decide whether the following sentences are prescriptive or descriptive. 1.) I will talked to you tomorrow about our plans this weekend. 2.) Joe and her love to watch Spartan football every Saturday. ...
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 2:36pm

English 12
Which pair of readings presents male and female perspectives on the same situation? A. "The Wanderer" and "The Wife's Lament" B. "The Death of Beowulf" and "The Seafarer" C. "The Seafarer" and "The Wanderer" D. &...
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:51pm

English
In the play A Sad Vaudeville, The flagman tells the man it is not his job to ____ answer questions. give directions. issue tickets. give advice. (my answer)
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:49pm

English
I'm writing a fable but I'm stuck for ideas. I like the morals don't judge a book by its cover and man is what he believes. I cant think of anything else but the story has to have animals as the characters. I can't get help from my teacher as we got this ...
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:22pm

English
1. In “The Censors,” Juan chooses to apply for a ob as a government censor for all of the following reasons except. A. He fears for Mariana’s safety in her new home. B. He plans to intercept and approve his own letter. C. He is proud of his ability to “read...
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:09pm

English
Have you ever read Hamlet? - Yes, I have. I have ever read Hamlet. (Is this short dialogue grammatical? Would you check the last sentence? Is the last sentence right?)
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:52am

English
1. Looking at the picture, talk abut whether you experienced the given situation or not. 2. Looking at the picture, talk abut the situations. Check whether you experienced each situation or not. (Are both grammatical?)
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:50am

English
If a person is placed higher than someone else, then is "higher" an adjective or adverb?
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:43am

English 10
What poetic devices were used in the poem "What Was Told, That"? What did these poetic devices do for this poem? Did these devices help create imagery or communicate the author’s feelings? Please and thank you!
Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:41am

English
I need help finding contradiction statements in the story to build a fire by jack london
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 10:30pm

English (Grammar)
Would it be grammatically correct to say "Lastly, the Puritan values of appeasing towards God in every thing they do..." or "Lastly, the Puritan values of appeasing God in every thing they do..." I'm thinking the second one is grammatically correct but ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 8:45pm

English 11
I need to write an argumentive essay about "American Godthic" (picture). Any ideas what I should argue?
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 8:39pm

English 9A
I need to identify the nouns in this sentence. One exhibit features the collarless jacket that Lennon wore while performing with the Beatles. I think there are 4 nouns... exhibit, jacket, Lennon, and Beatles... what about performing
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 7:11pm

English
In the sentence In the past keepers operated all lighthouses. Is lighthouses the direct object? In this sentence Now, lighthouses are beacons run by computers. Is beacons neither a direct object or an indirect object?
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 4:57pm

Computer Science
Define a language that is not a regular language using a context-free grammar that is not ambiguous. The alphabet of the language must contain at least five characters. Describe in English the strings of the language. Choose any string that is in the language and demonstrate ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 2:42pm

English
Identify the main idea of the paragraph. My choices are in parentheses. Our pitiful knowledge of geography has been well documented for the last decade. Among the most notable studies was the 2006 Roper study sponsored by the National Geographic Society, a copy of which is ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 2:41pm

English language
How to write an essay. On a topic' awka etiti of my dream
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 11:05am

English
What is an attention grabbing introduction for the narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass ? Something that would draw the reader in.
Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 12:04am

English
1. When he was walking down the street, he ran into Miss Fairchild. (Does 'down' mean downward' or 'along' or 'on'?) 2. He was walking down the street. 3. he was walking along the street. 4. He was walking on the street. 5. He was walking up the ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 10:57pm

English
can someone explain to me what my professor is asking when she say underline the focus or or phrase in the thesis statement
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 8:01pm

English
In the sentence Michelangelo was an artistic genius. Is genius the complement and is it a noun?
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:29pm

English
Come up with a thesis statement which could be supported by 3 points using: humans and greed.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 5:54pm

History/ English
What does the novel 1984 by George Orwell teach us about history? In what ways is Winston a historian?
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 5:51pm

english
Ms. Marcus told our class about Valentines Day.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 4:59pm

English
You think a good neighbour is tolerant. Give 3 point with example.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 12:57pm

english 3
A clause that may be used as the object of a preposition is a(n) __
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 12:11pm

English: Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
I have difficulty determining whether a modifier is dangling or misplaced; my book does not clearly define the difference. I think the difference is that in a misplaced modifier the modifier is separated from the word it modifies, and in a dangling modifier the modified word ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 12:06pm

English
Identify the main ideas of the paragraphs. My answers are in parentheses. (Geography is essential to our education.) Not just knowing how to read a map, but at least a basic understanding of where countries, states and continents are located on a map. Yet the study of our ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 11:14am

English
1. It was great fun last weekend for you to visit our nursing home. 2. Your visiting our nursing home was great fun last weekend. 3. The visit was great fun last weekend. 4. Visiting our nursing home was great fun last weekend. (Are they all grammatical and interchangeable? Or...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 8:31am

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:22am. Posted by rfvv on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:22pm. 1.Thank you for visiting our nursing home. It was great fun last weekend. ------------------------ In Sentence 1, what does 'It" refer to? 2. Look at the ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 8:15am

English
1. The following is the birthday gift list which Tom gave. Write down about what he gave to whom. 2. What did he give to whom? - He gave Sam a birthday cake. (Are they all grammatical?) 3. He showed me a picture. (In this sentence, does 'a picture' mean 'a photo&#...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:35am

English
1. He asked a favor of Tom. 2. He demanded a present of Mary. 3. He begged a piece of bread of the woman. (Are they all grammatical?)
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:29am

English
We want to thank you all again for the great fun last weekend. (In this sentence, what does 'last weekend' modify?)
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:25am

English
Posted by rfvv on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:22pm. 1.Thank you for visiting our nursing home. It was great fun last weekend. ------------------------ In Sentence 1, what does 'It" refer to? 2. Look at the elderly person. 3. Look at the elderly people...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:22am

English
Look at the following sentences, which use the passive voice. Then rewrite each sentence in the active voice, and decide which version you prefer and why. 1. Mistakes were made. a. I made mistakes. 2. Musical legends such as Ray Charles, Billie Holiday, and Johnny Cash have ...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 2:42am

English
Revise the following sentences as needed to create pronoun-antecedent agreement and to eliminate the generic he and any awkward pronoun references. 1. While shopping for a new computer for school, I noticed that a laptop costs much less that they used to. a. While shopping for...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 2:40am

English
Look through Angelo's telescope you can see saturnalia rings.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 12:00am

English
Please help me I still can't find two cause and effect relationships in the letter to his son by Robert e lee. I read the letter and have finish annotating it but still can't find it. Please help me
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 11:59pm

English
What are two cause and effect relationships of Robert e lees letter to his son . I have finished annotating the letter but really couldn't see the cause and effect in it please help me
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 9:53pm

English
Identify the main ideas of the indicated paragraphs of this article. (Paragraphs with the asterisks are indicated.) My choices are in parentheses. *(Geography is essential to our education.) Not just knowing how to read a map, but at least a basic understanding of where ...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 9:27pm

English
What are two cause and effect relationships in Robert e lees letter to his son and why are they important please help me
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 9:09pm

English
Identify the main ideas of the indicated paragraphs of this article. (Paragraphs with the asterisks are indicated.) My choices are in parentheses. Our pitiful knowledge of geography has been well documented for the last decade. Among the most notable studies was the 2006 Roper...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 8:16pm

Shurley English
What is an analogy?
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 7:48pm

English
What are two ache and effects relationships in Robert e. Lee's letter to his son. Why are they important
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 7:38pm

English
Can you please help me annotated or make annotations for Robert E. Lee's Letter to his son. I have to make them because it will help figure what the meaning or purpose is behind this letter. Like certain phrases, or details with why it goes with this letter, their meaning...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 6:30pm

English; Punctuation
Do you always put a comma before you use quotation marks, or do you only use a comma before dialogue or a quote? For example: “I know, but just give this CD a chance,” my mom said as she inserted the new CD into the CD player. “It was made by a Christian band ...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 11:14am

english
Simple story for lkg using holch or sight words
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 7:02am

English
34.1 Revise the following sentences to eliminate unnecessary shifts in tense, mood, voice, or person and number and between direct and indirect discourse. 1. The greed of the 1980s gave way to the occupational insecurity of the 1990s, which in turn gives way to reinforced ...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 4:53am

English Check my answers please
1. In “Raymond’s Run,” which detail supports the prediction that Squeaky will not let Gretchen win the race? (1 point) I put * marks by ones I thought Squeaky is insulted when Mr. Pearson suggests she give someone else “a break” this year. Squeaky ...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 3:30am

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, September 1, 2014 at 8:28am. Q: What can you do for the school? 1. I can clean the floor of my classroom. 2. I can clean the floor of the hallway of my classroom. 3. I can clean the stairs with a mop. 4. I can pick up trash on the flower pots and on ...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 2:10am

English
"1. I was in prison for seven years," said Mr. Easton. "What do you mean?" asked Miss Fairchild. Mr. Easton answered, " Actually, I made fake money and was arrested by the police officer." "Really? What a pity!" said Miss Fairchild. 2...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 1:39am

English: Commas
Do you need to put a comma after the word, "suddenly?" I have the word at the very beginning of a sentence.
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 7:16pm

English: Punctuation
In my composition, I have one sentence that begins with "Therefore" and one sentence that begins with "Eventually." Do I need commas after these words?
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 6:45pm

US History
The question of land ownership was a source of conflict as European settlers moved into North America. A. Explain each group’s perspective on land ownership: -Native Americans- -Spanish settlers- -English settlers- B.Explain how these perspectives led to conflict between ...
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 6:25pm

English
Can you help me make annotations for this letter "letter to his son" to his son "by Robert E Lee Letter to His Son: January 23, 1861 Robert E. Lee I received Everett’s Life of Washington which you sent me, and enjoyed its perusal. How his spirit would be ...
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 6:22pm

English
Posted by rfvv on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:25pm. At the End of a letter or mail, people use the expression as follows, what is the meaning 'Best' here? What else can we use between friends? ... ... ... Best, Sam English - Writeacher, Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:...
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 6:02pm

? ABOUT POSTING AN ENGLISH/COMP. HOMEWORK QUESTION
If we posted an essay we had written and asked a teacher to read and evaluate it, would we be able to delete the post after a teacher had read it so as to aviod someone using the essay for plagiarism, or is a question posted on this site permanently?
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 5:24pm

English: Punctuation/Spelling
Which is correct: psuedo-Christian or psuedo Christian?
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 4:46pm

English: Punctuation
That morning my family and I were sitting in our car, ready to make a trip into town. In the previous sentence, does there need to be a comma after "That morning?" I think there does but I'm not entirely sure.
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 3:45pm

English
What is the subject of these sentences? How much do you remember from that display? You or display Near the satellite model was a large picture of Jupiter. Are you searching for the gift shop?
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 2:19pm

english
what genre is Black Ships Before Troy ~ by Rosemary Sutcliff?
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 11:09am

english
Write a letter to editor expressing your veiws about child labour
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 10:49am

English
Q: What can you do for the school? 1. I can clean the floor of my classroom. 2. I can clean the floor of the hallway of my classroom. 3. I can clean the stairs with a mop. 4. I can pick up trash on the flower pots and on the playing field. 5. I can win first place by playing ...
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 8:28am

English/Grammer
Can someone tell me if I did them correctly? 1. He followed the map to the treasure. 2. Darcy sang the song slowly. 3. They were certain about the time. 4. I called him a sucker. 5. I found the puppy a home. 6. He answered the question incorrectly. 7. The president gave the ...
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 9:30pm

English help
How you evaluate the pied pipers true motives for getting rid of the rats in "the pied piper of Hamelin"? It's an open ended response and this story is so confusing. Need help ASAP!!!
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 8:12pm

English
I am still looking for an example of a paradox. Would the statement, "I had no identity" be a paradox?
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 7:28pm

English
"she returned to the thick hug of humidity." Does this work as an example of personification?
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 6:17pm

English
Could "crafted but easily shattered." be a paradox? P.S. sorry again, we have a study group and are all using the same computer.
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 5:51pm

English
"Julie realized she was the only constant in her life, while the people she met, the activities she experienced, and the places she went, including schools, would always be in flux." Is this a paradox? Robbins, Alexandra. The Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven...
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 5:31pm

Englih Reply
Is there a literary term behind the phrase, "crafted but easily shattered." •English - Ms. Sue, Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 5:06pm How about assonance? RE: Is there anything else such as a juxtaposition?
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 5:16pm

English
Also, is 'our culture is insane, we make people sick', an example of metonymy?
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 4:59pm

English
Is there a literary term behind the phrase, "crafted but easily shattered."
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 4:54pm

english essay edit
Furthermore, Your Creative Elusive Genius sharply contrasts to John Stuart Mill's Chapter III: Of Individuality as One of the Elements of Well-Being. For instance, Elizabeth Gilbert presents an anecdote of Thomas Waits, who she describes as an anxious and uncontrolled ...
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 4:40pm

AP English 11
Can "as if" be used in a simile similarly to the singular "as" or "like"? Would this example be considered a simile comparing children's eligibility to have recess compared to a carrot impending over head: "As if physical activity were a ...
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 3:21pm

AP English 11
I have researched each term repeatedly and have a simple understanding of the meaning of each term, however, I am still not comfortable with my answers. Are the following sentences either paradox, parallelism, oxymoron, or juxtaposition. 1. "She liked to be with people, ...
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 3:20pm

English 11 AP
I have researched each term repeatedly and have a simple understanding of the meaning of each term, however, I am still not comfortable with my answers. Are the following sentences either paradox, parallelism, oxymoron, or juxtaposition. 1. "She liked to be with people, ...
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 2:24pm

English 11 AP
Can "as if" be used in a simile similarly to the singular "as" or "like"? For example: "As if physical activity were a carrot to dangle as a reward or yank away as a punishment."
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 2:01pm

English
I believe that the following is an example of parallelism, am I correct? "They made friends. They ran free."
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 1:54pm

English
I have researched each term repeatedly and have a simple understanding of the meaning of each term, however, I am still not comfortable with my answers. Are the following sentences either paradox, parallelism, oxymoron, or juxtaposition. 1. "She liked to be with people, ...
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 1:39pm

English
Are the following sentences either paradox, parallelism, oxymoron, or juxtaposition. 1. "She liked to be with people, but her lifestyle tore her away from them." 2. “Today was the day that Whitman students both dreaded and anticipated with glee.” 3. "...
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 1:26pm

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