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May 6, 2015

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english 4
Which phrase from “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” contains alliteration? A. “The western wave was …” B. “Had I from old …” C. “And some in dreams …” D. “A spring of love gushed …”
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 1:43pm

english 4
Which word best summarizes Brooke's tone in “The Soldier”? A. guarded B. determined C. uncertain D. idealistic
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 1:42pm

english 4
How is human joy different from the skylark's joy in “To a Skylark”? A. Human joy is not heard by others. B. A skylark has joy only when flying. C. A skylark's joy is based on unlimited freedom. D. Human joy is always touched by sorrow.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 1:39pm

english
What is the exposition in the book Poseidon's arrow?
Monday, January 19, 2015 at 10:16pm

english - Compare and Contrast
I would appreciate it if someone would be willing to look over my essay real quick. I just would like to know if I made any critical errors. Please do not correct them just point them out so I can fix it. Thank you very much. General instructions from my teacher: If you quote ...
Monday, January 19, 2015 at 5:17pm

English
Scarlet Letter Chapter 9 1.The subject of the main clause in the sentence beginning "If the latter possess native sagacity . . . " (line 68) is (A) "latter" (line 68) (B) "he" (line 70) (C) "revelations" (line 76) (D) "...
Monday, January 19, 2015 at 4:54pm

Civics
The English Bill of Rights drew on the ideas expressed in the Magna Carta by suggesting that the king was bound to the will of the people as well as the law allowing for the election, rather than the appointment, of the people’s representatives suggesting that the king ...
Monday, January 19, 2015 at 1:51pm

English
What do you think is meant by "linguistic playfulness" ?
Monday, January 19, 2015 at 1:22pm

Civics
Which of the following documents influenced the American colonists to feel that their rights were not being protected? Declaration of Independence U.S. Constitution English Bill of Rights*** Mayflower Compact
Monday, January 19, 2015 at 1:17pm

English
I have an essay and my topic is "our views of the past change as we mature". So I am stuck on what pieces of evidence I should write about. I am thinking of writing a narrative, and I want my "mature view" to be that the world doesn't evolve around me ...
Monday, January 19, 2015 at 12:46am

English/Jargon
Can some help me revise this sentence to eliminate jargon and use short familiar words? I just need to see how one is done so I can complete the rest of the questions myself. With regard to the aforementioned letter of July the 15th we expect to expedite your order to ship no ...
Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 6:51pm

algebra
In a survey of a TriDelt chapter with 50 members, 20 were taking mathematics, 32 were taking English, and 6 were taking both. How many were not taking either of these subjects?
Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 5:19pm

English
How would I answer this? I am so sorry, but I just can't afford to have you finish the job. My largest wholesaler just went out of business and I don't know what to do. That was my biggest client, so I am not sure if I can afford to expand. I wish you had never talked ...
Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 3:42pm

Business English
Identify and correct the errors in the following to create parallel structure: To narrow a web search a. Put quotation marks around a phrase when you want an exact term. b. Many search engines have wild cards (usually an asterisk) to find plurals and other forms of a word. c. ...
Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 1:58pm

English
are they assertive,non assertive, or aggressive? You never return my phone calls. I am not sure when I can meet. I'm pretty busy. If we take the two o'clock train, we can get to the theater in time to have dinner before the show. The last designer I worked with got ...
Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 1:55pm

english
How do I fix this sentence to create parallel structure? The university is one of the largest employers in the community, bring in substantial business, and the cultural impact is also big.
Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 1:24pm

English
I need to write an interpretation and meaning on the song "embers" by max richter(search it on youtube). Since I also need to choreograph a dance to this song for my dance class, I have decided to rename the song(which is my dance routine's name) as "Swallow...
Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 7:20pm

English
Q1)In "Mowgli's Brothers," why does Shere Khan insist that Mowgli be give to him? -He views Mowgli as his prey*** -He believes in the following the Law of the Jungle. -He thinks he can take better care of Mowgli than the wolves. -Mowgli's famil has done much ...
Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 3:54pm

English
I need to write an interpretation and meaning on the song "embers" by max richter(search it on youtube! :)). Since I also need to choreograph a dance to this song for my dance class, I have decided to rename the song(which is my dance routine's name) as "...
Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 3:30am

English
I need help with 2 questions for this poem: Hear, nature, hear; dear goddess, hear! Suspend thy purpose, if thou didst intend To make this creature fruitful! Into her womb convey sterility! Dry up in her the organs of increase; [5] And from her derogate body never spring A ...
Friday, January 16, 2015 at 11:22pm

English
*Dickinson looking timidly too fearful to look up at this man questioning her about her seclusion* Please reword this for me.
Friday, January 16, 2015 at 11:10pm

To nina -- English
Please post your own questions as new questions, not as replies to other students' questions.
Friday, January 16, 2015 at 11:42am

english
A subordinating conjunction usually introduces a(n) _____. adjective clause adverb clause noun clause prepositional phrase
Friday, January 16, 2015 at 11:30am

english grammar
what type of subordinate clause is this and how is it introduced? "Don't go out to jog until you finish your homework."
Friday, January 16, 2015 at 11:27am

english
[Key: Jordan = Barbara Jordan] In "All Together Now", Jordan uses appeals to emotion and appeals to reason to try to persuade her readers that her views are important. In a paragraph, cite one example of each kind of appeal in her work. Then,explain whether you find ...
Friday, January 16, 2015 at 8:43am

trigonometry
Umm..Im having trouble with solving word problems that involves application of solving right triangles, and also in bearing.. Well, particularly in the drawing/sketching, you know when I don't even know that the triangle described in the problem is not a right triangle ...
Friday, January 16, 2015 at 7:12am

english
Which PLAY, in your opinion, was more tragic – Hamlet or Agamemnon? Be sure to explain your opinion clearly and SUPPORT IT with direct references to both plays and to the elements of tragedy that you have learned so far.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 8:53pm

english- greek mythology
do you think zeus knew that fire was needed for mankind?
Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 8:46pm

English
I have two questions for english that I honestly don't know… I put what I think it is but I think its completely wrong… 1. Which of the following is a possible setting for works of American literary realism? Check all that apply. a. American West* b. post-Civil ...
Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 3:53pm

English
In Chapter 3 of The Scarlet Letter In describing the momentary revelation of the stranger's emotion, the narrator employs a. Allusion B. personification C. Simile D. Antithesis C. Hyperbole
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 11:05pm

English
Chapter 2 1.The antecedent of "its" in this sentence "There was, moreover, a boldness and rotundity of speech among these matrons, as most of them seemed to be, that would startle us at the present day, whether in respect to its purport or its volume of tone.&...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10:01pm

Personal Response (Poetry)
Hello, I am practicing personal responses to text, the poem I'm responding is called "When I was one-and twenty" by A.E.Housen. The question I must discuss is : " How does the text suggest that are choices affect the person we become?" I know some of ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 9:37pm

English
I have misplaced my answers to Word Within the Word #6 Analogies. If someone knows the answers so that I do not have to redo the analogies, please post them here.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 9:10pm

english
Who can give me a topic for research paper related to marine biology?
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 8:02pm

english
What is a topic that related to marine biology? And its topical outline?
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:45pm

English
What is a topic that related to marine biology? And its outline?
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:39pm

english
can you give me a noting details story
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 6:19pm

English
The miller's wife had waited long, The tea was cold, the fire was dead; And there might yet be nothing wrong In how he went and what he said: "There are no millers any more,"5 Was all that she had heard him say; And he had lingered at the door So long that it ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 3:53pm

english
MUSICIANS wrestle everywhere: All day, among the crowded air, I hear the silver strife; And—waking long before the dawn— Such transport breaks upon the town5 I think it that “new life!" It is not bird, it has no nest; Nor band, in brass and scarlet dressed,...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 3:45pm

english
How does Emily Dickinson use imagery in these lines from Musicians Wrestle Everywhere to paint a vivid picture of the sounds she hears around her? MUSICIANS wrestle everywhere: All day, among the crowded air, I hear the silver strife; A)by describing the strife as silver she ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 3:28pm

English
In which sentence contains a predicate pronoun? A. We gave him a standing ovation B. The winner is she. C. Are they coming to our play? D. He was the poet Laureate in?
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 3:14pm

English
1) The tea was cold, the fire was dead; What figurative language is this? A)assonance Eliminate B)onomatopoeia C)alliteration D)internal rhyme 2) Which stylistic or literary device is used in the line: ‘Sick with a fear that had no form? A)simile and metaphor Eliminate B)...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 3:03pm

english
MUSICIANS wrestle everywhere: All day, among the crowded air, I hear the silver strife; And—waking long before the dawn— Such transport breaks upon the town5 I think it that “new life!" It is not bird, it has no nest; Nor band, in brass and scarlet dressed...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 3:02pm

ENGLISH - GRAMMAR ????
Change the voice. We have received no information regarding this matter. - Regarding this matter no information has been received. It is said that honesty is the best policy.- It says the best policy is honesty. The enemy was forced to surrender. - passive voice. Are these ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10:45am

ENGLISH - GRAMMAR ????
Do you know how cheese is made? - active voice. A new airport will soon be built near the city. - passive voice. Absolute silence should be maintained. - passive voice.. Are the above are correct?
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10:08am

English
Scarlet Letter questions Chapter 2 The narrator seems to feel that women of the era A. Are harsher in their judgements than are the ruling men B. are overly subservient to men C. Are without exception bitter-tempered D. Are more refined than the man-like Elizabeth E. Are more ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:00am

English
I have to find the adverb in each sentence. Then I have to identify the verb it modifies. 1.)Native Americans originally developed lacrosse. Adverb- originally. Verb-developed. 2.)It was first played by the Iroquois. Adverb- first. Verb- played. 3.)It was played differently ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 12:34am

english check answers
And a pain still throbs in the old, old scars - alliteration And the faint perfume from its chalice steals--personification Till its blood is red on the cruel bars;- repitition When the wind stirs soft through the springing grass, -personification simile repetition ...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 10:35pm

English
1. She has flown on three shuttles. The shuttles were Discovery, Atlantis, and Columbia. 2. She was the first woman to earn the Congressional Space Medal of Honor. This award is given by the President of the United States. I'm writing with nouns and have to combine these ...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 10:22pm

english
select the sentence that is punctuated correctly.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 9:08pm

english
The sun beat down so hard it burnt his back, His feet ate the dust as he ran the endless track, The wind gave him wings and the miles flew by, He was gunning for gold, for victory he’d die. Critics had a field day when he entered the arena, They could have knocked him ...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 9:00pm

english
It SHUSHES It hushes The loudness in the road. It flitter-twitters, And laughs away from me. It laughs a lovely whiteness, And whitely whirls away, To be Some otherwhere, Still white as milk or shirts, So beautiful it hurts. Does the poet’s use of onomatopoeia create a ...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 6:43pm

english
Please someone check my answers. 1. Works such as "To Build a Fire" Naturalist writers such as Jack London advocated: -trusting entirely in the wisdom and ingenuity of human beings. -*respect for the power and wildness of the natural world* -remaining always within ...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 4:49pm

english
Write a narrative essay that ends with 'once beaten, twice shy'
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 3:44pm

English
Score 1. Choose two of the scientists you read about in the Stories of Scientists unit. Compare and contrast these scientists. Answer this question in no fewer than two paragraphs. Be sure to include specific details about each scientist’s life, career, and personality ...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 3:14pm

english 4
Critical Reading Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.The excerpt from Midsummer, XXIII, primarily concerns A. race riots in England. B. the failure of Shakespeare’s drama in modern times. C. the passing of seasons in...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 1:25pm

english 4
In “The Rocking-Horse Winner,” what does Paul keep hearing the house whisper? A. “Your mother does not love you!” B. “There must be more money!” C. “You must leave while you can!” D. “Your luck will change!”
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 12:56pm

English
Get an education, or you are doomed to flip greasy burgers for the rest of your life! Which propaganda technique is used in this sentence?
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 12:46pm

English
what kind of complement is the underlined word? Have you called COACH MCQUEEN, Sally? Indirect object* direct object predicate nominative predicate adjective
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 11:34am

English
okay I'm a little lost on this one :/ which choice correctly completes the sentence? -Gently, they ______ the tiny eggs back in the nest. *set had setted sat had sat(this one looks like it could work too) how do I know if the sentence is in present or past tense?
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 11:08am

English
type the word that the underlined phrase modifies or renames. -The car, A RELIC OF THE SIXTIES WITH RUSTED PANELS, ran better than it looked. *car*
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 11:03am

english
choose the label that best describes the underlined word group. -The chilly campers huddled together BY THE FIRE. adjective phrase appositive phrase *Adverb phrase* misplaced modifier
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 10:41am

english check answers
Here’s a quick biography of how I came to be, 1 the junior lead detective who researches fearlessly. 2 The probability, I find, is just as good as coincidence 3 that I’ll find some hidden mystery by watching some events. 4 This vocation, fair and true, I stumbled on ...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 9:41am

math
A test of 60 minutes contains questions on mathematics and english only. the time taken to solve a mathematics question is twice the time taken to answer an english question and the ratio of time taken to solve all mathematics questions to time taken to answer all english ...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 1:56am

english
It had been there when the midwife had announced, ‘You’ve a boy.’ The hat was there when his wife had their second little joy. Why does the author MOST likely choose the words, ‘their second little joy’? A)They had twin boys. B)It expresses that their ...
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 11:21pm

English
Which adjective best describes the community's attitude toward Mari Djata's inability to walk in Sundiata? A. fearful B. indifferent C. sympathetic D. mocking B?
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 11:20pm

english
Burned down to the ground, nothing left but the floor Which stylistic device does the author use in line 10 ? A)alliteration B)assonance C)personification D)repetition D? It’d seen a child die—Depression--a war, Which stylistic or literary device is demonstrated in ...
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 11:17pm

English
Which poetic line contains both paradox and consonance? One summer day, all day I drove it hard How long it might last, how young it might be Ay, look, and he'll smile thy gloom away At least to know the worst is sweet
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 8:33pm

English 122
How are argument sources most relevant to researcheresearchers
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 8:09pm

Make english sentences
Make sentences from avoid, honest and dwell
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 7:15pm

English
Make sentences from avoid, honest, dwell
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 7:11pm

english
MUSICIANS wrestle everywhere: All day, among the crowded air, I hear the silver strife; And—waking long before the dawn— Such transport breaks upon the town5 I think it that “new life!" It is not bird, it has no nest; Nor band, in brass and scarlet dressed...
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 6:43pm

english
I am confused on the use of good, well; real, really; bad, badly. Cats can see good/well in the dark. I think well because it describes how they see(an adverb) After the storm the pier was damaged bad/badly. I think badly because I tells how it was damaged ( an adverb)
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 5:57pm

english
In the following sentence identify the appositive or appositive phrase and the noun or pronoun renamed by the appositive. Mr. Murray, the Scoutmaster, likes to hike. Appositive: Noun or pronoun renamed:
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 3:58pm

english
how to teach a fourth grader spellings?
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 11:33am

ENGLISH - GRAMMAR ????
There was no space in the drawing room. - Drawing room - uncountable The sand on the beach was clean. beach - uncountable Ruman met with an accident. Accident - uncountable Are the above are correct?
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 10:34am

ENGLISH - GRAMMAR ????
Are these correct? Brow - countable noun Zoo - countable Poverty - uncountable Doctor - countable cook - countable Prize - uncountable Fair - countable Town - countable Toast - uncountable Beach - uncountable Room - countable
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 10:06am

Writing/English
What are some tips on writing in an embarrassed tone?
Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 4:34pm

English
In the sentence In long, narrow bays, tides are higher /highest than in other places. Higher flows smoother but are we comparing more than 2 places so pick highest?
Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 2:07pm

English
I read the short story "I Go Along" by Richard Peck. I must answer: "The title of this story can be interpreted in a number of ways. In multi-paragraph essay form and with reference to the story, explain how the title relates to the story." I have evidence ...
Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 1:17am

English
What do these archetypes represent in our society? Hero Villain Mentors Rebel Faithful companion
Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 5:06pm

English
Examples in books or films in which women were portrayed in a negative way or as strong capable characters
Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 4:27pm

English
Feminists argue that since the past millennium in the West have been dominated by men-whether they be politicians in power or the historians recording it all - Western literature reflects a masculine bias.and consequently, represents and inaccurate and harmful image of women....
Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 3:23pm

english n engg.level to find d error related
ravi and raj is intrsted in watching a movie
Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 1:04pm

English
Unscramble 18 letters to make 5 words. possibly Christmas related. SWYTURNRMHGESAHOEA are the letters and the sentence is broken down like this 5 words with this many letters in each word. 4/2/3/3/6 . Please help soon!
Friday, January 9, 2015 at 4:59pm

Quick english help
Is it necessary to capitalize colleagues in a sentence?
Friday, January 9, 2015 at 12:42pm

english
She folds some of the clothes she has already ironed, and crosses to the bed with them.” What impression do we get of the character in the above stage directions? She is bored with her current circumstances She is too busy to worry about housework She is a preparing for ...
Friday, January 9, 2015 at 10:43am

english
“Thunder and lightning. Enter Devils with covered dishes.” What mood do the above stage directions create? Optimistic Mournful Gloomy Suspenseful D ? confused
Friday, January 9, 2015 at 10:36am

English
If you are said to have blank, then you are full of energy, or the breath of life. What is the blank?
Friday, January 9, 2015 at 7:21am

English
What belief does Whitman share with Ralph Waldo Emerson and other transcendentalists? A) We should live our lives well to achieve everlasting happiness. B) Man learns his most important lessons and insights in the present, through direct experience. If I recall correctly ...
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 10:38pm

english
When an author writes a/an _______ question in a paragraph, he or she intends to answer it in the balance of the paragraph
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 9:21pm

English
Would fate be a theme or a subject. Most websites would just list fate as a theme. However, i learned before that a subject is what a book talks about and a theme is like a lesson. So what would fate be?
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 9:04pm

English
Even though they are good friends, what is one argument seen in the play "The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" between Henry and Waldo?
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 7:58pm

English
What do you think the real Thoreau or Emerson would be like as a teacher today?
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 7:29pm

English
Even though they are good friends, what is one argument seen in the play "The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" between Henry and Waldo?
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 7:22pm

English
Even though they are good friends, what is one argument seen in the play "The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" between Henry and Waldo?
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 6:56pm

English
What is the adverb in this sentence and what does it modify? People sleep outside under the stars. Is it under or outside that modifies sleep?
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 6:52pm

English (Dracula)
1. What do we learn about Dracula's history from the first four chapters? 2. What do we learn about Dracula's likes, dislikes, habits, and abilities? 3. What is Dracula's plan for Jonathan Harker?
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 5:59pm

English
Explain the link between the play (writers), Thoreau, and the two wars on the notes list.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 5:45pm

English
Create a paraphrase of the following sentence from “The Cold Equations”: "Our time is up, Gerry—I have to go, now. Good—" Her voice broke in mid-word and her mouth tried to twist into crying.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 11:16am

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