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November 27, 2014

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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

English
whay are the effective study techniques
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 4:51am

english
I have to write a BOOK REVIEW and a WRITTEN ESSAY on the same book and I don't know what the difference is between them because the rubric doesn't give me very many details on how to do it
Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 7:10pm

English 12
Which character is described in these lines? (10 points) Lord of the Scyldings, this single petition? Not to refuse me, defender of warriors, Friend-lord of folks, so far have I sought thee, That I may unaided, my earlmen assisting me, This brave-mooded war-band, purify Heorot...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 6:09pm

English
What role, according to Dessner, does irony play in the story A&P by John Updikes? What levels of irony are at work in the story? For example, what does he identify as " charming irony" as compare to " deeper irony"? Explain
Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 5:51pm

English
Check my answers: What circumstances prevented England from expanding its territories as quickly as other European nations? (10 points) Troubles with Wales and other small territories, plagues on the island territory, and Acts of Union agreements *Constant invasions and ...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 3:25pm

English
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
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:25pm

English
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. --------------- Are both OK? Is Sentence 2 grammatical? Can we use ...
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:22pm

English
1. She sent Ben a letter. 2. She sent Ben a postcard. (Does #2 mean #1?) 3. Pretend you have been a frozen man for 20 years. You woke up just now. What are your plans for the future? I want to take exercise first. I plan to deliver a speech at a conference. I hope to see my ...
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:05pm

sig figs
7.49e7/[(4/3)*(3.1416)*(1.4 e2)] I get 24707113200 but is wrong. sory for bad english. is not my first lenguage.
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 6:36pm

English
Slaughter- House Five - Hi guys, I was trying to figure out three major INJUSTICES seen in this novel. I already have the whole idea of war being and injustice on the "children" fighting in it, but I needed two more that I can expand upon. ~ Thanks in advance!
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 3:55pm

English- Ordinary People by Judith Guest
In the book Ordinary People by Judith Guest, what are her biases? How can one determine an authors bias if it is a fiction book?
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 3:42pm

Grade 12 english
I'm to compare I have a Dream speech with Mandela's Inauguration speech literary devices used in their speeches. I found the similarities of literary devices used for both speeches but I cant answer the differences of literary devices between the two speeches. Could ...
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 12:21pm

History
Check my answer please I want to make sure I didn't leave something out, I was suppose to explain Spain, France, and England's settlements. In English colonies the earliest settlements were in Virginia and Massachusetts but soon spread all along the Atlantic coast, ...
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 9:55am

English
When I went back to my home town three years ago, I found that a lot of changes ____. (A) are taken place (B) were taken place (C) have taken place (D) had taken place I answered it as B. but in the book the correct answer was D. please explain by giving examples.
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 4:48am

English
To indicate a thought (For example: I'm hungry), do you put quotation marks around the thought as you would do if the thought were spoken out loud, or do you put the thought in italics?
Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 4:06pm

English: Showing Possession
In my English composition, I wrote the phrase "... my sister and I's favorite CD ..." According to my word processor's spell check there should not be an 's after I. Can 's be used after I? If not how would I show possession in the above phrase?
Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 4:03pm

ENGLISH
can someone read my english essay and correct it for me?
Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 4:04am

ENGLISH- Ordinary People by Judith Guest
In the book Ordinary People by Judith Guest, what are her biases? How can one determine an authors bias if it is a fiction book?
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 9:45pm

English
Foreshadowing A TECHNIQUE AUTHORS USES TO GIVE AN INDICATION OR WARNING OF AN EVENT TO COME.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 9:28pm

English
Explain how the en's scheme backfired? The Ransom of Red Chief
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 9:20pm

english
In the book Ordinary People by Judith Guest, what are her biases? How can one determine an authors bias if it is a fiction book?
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 8:05pm

English help
Identify the complete predicate in the sentence. 1. Oregon is one of the northwestern states. A. Oregon B. is one C. of the northwestern states. D. is one of the northwestern states.**** 2. The drama performance brought tears to the audience's eyes. A. performance B. ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 5:31pm

English!!!
Identify the main idea of this paragraph: This ship is carrying kala fever serum to Group One on Woden. Their own supply was destroyed by a tornado. Group Two-the crew your brother is in-is eight thousand miles away across the Western Sea and their helicopters can't cross ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 3:18pm

English 11
I put a * next to my answers. 1. The Jamestown settlers saved their colony by planting (1 point) a. maize. b. cotton. *c. tobacco. d. wheat. 2. “Our capital town is advanced to about 150 very tolerable (satisfactory) houses for wooden ones; they are chiefly on both the ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 11:33am

English
"Ah, never mind," answered the police officer and smiled. -------------------------------- Q: In the sentence above, did the police officer answered and smiled at the same time? Or did he answered that way, and then smile?
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 2:02am

english
Which is mostly missing from “The Lady in the Looking Glass” because it is a stream-of-consciousness narrative
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 3:34pm

English
Would it be Feeling some stress when you face difficulties is natural Or Feeling some stress when you face difficulties are natural
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 3:29pm

English
dentify the word that best describes the bolded word. The match was played INDOORS due to the bad weather. A.) adjective B.) adverb************* C.) preposition D.) conjunction The REST of the inheritance was given to charity. A.) noun B.) pronoun C.) adjective D.) preposition...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 3:20pm

English
Identify the word that best describes the bolded word. The interviewer REMAINED speechless upon hearing about the senator's revelations. A.) linking verb********* B.) action verb C.) auxiliary verb D.) transitive verb FEW people know about the complex science behind the ...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 3:13pm

English
Identify the word that best describes the bolded word. 1. NO ONE believed the woman when she said that she was at the crime scene that night. A.) Noun B.) Pronoun****** C.) Verb D.) Adverb The president HERSELF had to intervene to settle the dispute. A.) reflexive pronoun B.) ...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 3:05pm

Grammar
Write in the correct verb tense. 18.Joseph's English (improve, really) , isn't it? He (watch) American television programs and (study) his grammar every day since he first arrived in San Diego. Soon he will be totally fluent. I am not sure what verb tense to use. 19. ...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 10:29am

Grammar
18.Joseph's English (improve, really) , isn't it? He (watch) American television programs and (study) his grammar every day since he first arrived in San Diego. Soon he will be totally fluent. 19. When I (arrive) ARRIVED home last night, I discovered that Jane (prepare...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 10:14am

English
I'm writting an essay about poverty at it's worst what are the things that i should include on my mind map at least 10 things please
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 9:29am

english
which is punctuated correctly?????? Despite the rain many people come to the outside wedding. We went to a movie, and did some shopping,after we ate lunch at the deli. Over the summer, many people plan to travel to exotic places, and play at the beach. When I get to school, I ...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 8:25am

English
1. I'll be there(=in prison) for seven years for making fake money. 2. I'll be there (=in prison) for seven years for having made fake money. (Which expression is grammatical?)
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 1:27am

English
My cousin, william, won tickets to see the lion king on broadway. William, The Lion King and Broadway are what needs to be a capital?
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 6:57pm

English
I'm writing an essay. Is this semi-colon used appropriately or should it be a new sentence? At the age of six, India seemed like a completely different world to me; they had a different way of life than anything I had ever been exposed to.
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 5:55pm

English
1. Don't pick on me. 2. Don't bother me. ------------- Are both the same in meaning? Do you have other expressions which have the same meaning? Do you use #1 frequently?
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 11:02am

English
1. What was the old man like? - He looked mean. 2. What did the older man look like? - He looked mean. (Which question is suitable for the answer?)
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 10:54am

English
1. It's been such a long time since we've seen each other. 2. It's been such a long time since we saw each other. (Which one is correct?) 3. It's been a long time since we last saw each other. 4. It's been a long time since we saw each other last. (Which ...
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 10:53am

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 4:45am. 1. It's been a long time. 2. It's been a while. 3. I haven't seen you for a while. 4. Long time no see. --------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Does 'a while' mean ' a long time' or '...
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 10:36am

English
1. What is Mr. Easton's job? 2. His job is a police officer. 3. He is a police officer. (Which answer is correct?) 4. She was surprised at the news. 5. The news surprised her. 6. The news was surprising to him. 7. He seemed embarrassed to see her. 8. To see her embarrassed...
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 5:47am

English
1. The young man and The police officer were handcuffed together. 2. The police officer handcuffed the young man and himself. (Does #2 the active voice of #1?) 3. The two men were handcuffed together. 4. The police officer handcuffed the two men. 5. One of the two men ...
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 5:36am

English
1. It's been a long time. 2. It's been a long time since we've met. 3. It's been a long time since we met each other last. 4. It's been a long time since I met you last. -------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Does #1 mean #2, #3, or #4?
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 4:48am

English
1. It's been a long time. 2. It's been a while. 3. I haven't seen you for a while. 4. Long time no see. --------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Does 'a while' mean ' a long time' or 'a short time'?
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 4:45am

English
1. Where are your manners? 2. Where is your manners? (Which one is correct?) 3. He has good manners. 3-1. He has a good manner. 4. he has bad manners. 4-1 He has a bad manner. 5. You should learn table manners. 6. He has no manners. 6-1. He has no manner. (Which ones are ...
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 4:41am

English
1. Do they know some old songs? Yes, they do. They know some old songs. 2. Do they know any old songs? Yes, they do. They know some old songs. 3. Do they know old songs? Yes, they do. They know some old songs. (Which question is grammatical and sutible for the answer?)
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 12:12am

English
1. What do Eric's band want to do? They want to sing and dance for the elderly people. 2. What do Eric's band want to do? It wants to sing and dance for the elderly people. 3. What do Eric's band want to do? He wants to sing and dance for the elderly people. (Which...
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 12:11am

English
1. Who is Eric? He is the leader of the school band SB. 2. What is Eric? He is the leader of the school band SB. (Which question is right?)
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 12:09am

English
1. This year, what do they plan to visit? They plan to visit nursing homes in the town. 2. This year, what place do they plan to visit? They plan to visit nursing homes in the town. 3. This year, where do they plan to visit? They plan to visit nursing homes in the town. (Which...
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 12:07am

Phsical Science
Other than familiarity, what is the advantage of the English System of measurement?
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 11:35pm

english
Which sentence contains a restrictive relative clause?
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 9:39pm

english
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Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 10:32am

English
1. I can read books for the elderly people in nursing homes. 2. I can read books to the elderly people in nursing homes. (Are both OK?) 3. I can sing old songs for the elderly people in nursing homes. 4. I can sing old songs to the elderly people in nursing homes. (Are both OK...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 7:43am

English
1. Our first visit will be June 23, next Saturday. 2. Our first visit will be on June 23, next Saturday. 3. Our first visit will be on June 23, on next Saturday. 4. Our first visit will be on June 23 on next Saturday. ----------------- Which ones are grammatical and commonly ...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 7:36am

English
He seemed embarrassed at first, but he overcame it quickly and held her fingers with his left hand. ------------------- In this sentence what does 'it' refer to?
Friday, August 22, 2014 at 11:38pm

English
1. He is taking me to prison. 2. He is taking me to a prison. 3. He is taking me to the prison. --------------- Are they all grammatical? What is the difference among them in meaning? 4. I'm on duty now, as you know. 5. I'm on duty now, you know. 6. I'm on duty now...
Friday, August 22, 2014 at 10:54pm

English
1. She held out her hand. 2. She extended her hand. --------- Are both the same? Can we use some other expressions instead of 'held out'? 3. It's been such a long time. 4. It's been so lone a time. --------------------------- What does 'It' refer to ...
Friday, August 22, 2014 at 10:49pm

ENGLISH
In what year was this article published? In what year was the film Minority Report set? What gaming console does the article mention? Why does the article mention this gaming console? What is the “Star Trek effect,” and how does it relate to what you have learned ...
Friday, August 22, 2014 at 12:22pm

English
1. It is colorless. 2. Much care is needed for the plants. 3. Watch them grow. 4. Come visit our greenhouse. Are all these sentences complete sentences?
Friday, August 22, 2014 at 12:59am

English
What are the 4 bilingual programs?
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 8:29pm

english 4
Phil received a midterm assignment for his economics class to write a business letter. He wants to achieve the highest score possible. What would help Phil the most? 1 knowing the length of the letter 2 knowing the rating scale 3 knowing the evaluators 4 knowing the scoring ...
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 5:10pm

English
Is the following sentence an example of using turned as a linking verb? The milk turned sour after sitting on the counter overnight. My answer is yes.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 2:22pm

english grammar
Homophones Fill in the blank with homohpones The __of the school are very strict There are many ___in the garden
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 12:50pm

English
Insidious literally translates to "sitting in," but the word means "secretly working to cause harm." Explain the possible connection between the actual and literal definitions of insidious.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 7:06pm

English
I need to come up with a suitable definition, translation....broken down meaning for this statement please. " the other in us always seems alien and unacceptable; but if we let ourselves be aggrieved, the feeling sinks in and we are the richer for this little bet of self-...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 2:19pm

English
Write a invitation card to a family members formal 21st birth party HOW DO I WRITE IT ? !!!
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 9:40am

english
no nightingale ever sang melodious welcome songs to the group of tired travellers resting in shady places in the desert of arabia what is the poetic device used in comparing the reaper with the nightingale? simile or metaphor ?
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 4:30am

English
Is there any website that checks your punctuation and grammer?
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 7:51pm

english
A very messy or slovenly person.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 3:23pm

English
What's the relative clause in this sentence His questions revealed an intelligence that was beyond his young years
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 1:24pm

english
Which of the following words cannot be used as an adverb? A. Tally B. Deeply C. Widely D. Too Please Help!
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 1:18pm

english
How would you form a superlative for the adverb widely? A. Add the word less B. Remove the “ly” C. Add the word most D. Add the suffix “est” I think it's D. Is that correct?
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 1:02pm

english
(1) Jack had been without a car since Monday. (2) The car needed a new battery, and Jack was broke. (3) Although he was embarrassed, Jack called his mother. (4) He felt he had no choice. (5) Fortunately, his mom was happy to help out. (6) She said she had the money and could ...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 12:16pm

english
Which one of the following sentences correctly uses a comparative adjective? A. Of the three girls, Janet is the better speaker. B. Alicia is a gooder swimmer than Marilynn. C. George has a bigger appetite than Harry. D. This is the worse picture I've ever seen It's ...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:45am

english
Which one of the following sentences correctly uses a comparative adjective? A. Of the three girls, Janet is the better speaker. B. Alicia is a gooder swimmer than Marilynn. C. George has a bigger appetite than Harry. D. This is the worse picture I've ever seen I think it...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:42am

english
Which one of the following sentences correctly uses a comparative adjective? A. Of the three girls, Janet is the better speaker. B. Alicia is a gooder swimmer than Marilynn. C. George has a bigger appetite than Harry. D. This is the worse picture I've ever seen
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:34am

English
What mark of punctuation is most closely associated with interjections?
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:31am

english
can you please explain poem the night is calm and cloudless by henry wadsworth longfellow
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 9:28am

english
can someone explain this quote"I Have measured out my life with coffee spoons" by T.S.Eliot
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 3:57am

English
can somebody explain to me the meaning of the quote of Horace."It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born,so he be a man of merit".
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 3:49am

ENGLISH
Could you check it? Thank you! Why is Jonathan's God so angry? because men are sinful and wicked* because the Puritans left Europe because Native Americans worship different gods none of the above
Monday, August 18, 2014 at 4:01pm

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

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