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Enlish lit
How do the styles and themes of “Theme for English B” and “Ballad of Birmingham” compare? I read both, but I don't understand how that could compare in themes of styles. They have both different themes and styles!
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 8:22pm

English 4
1. Which of the following displays a correct use of pronouns? A. Soung spent more money than me B. Jamal was as interested as her C. Claudia has always been better at math than I. 2. Read the following sentence and determine which sentence in each set of three is punctuated ...
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 7:44pm

English
1. I regret breaking the window. 2. I regret to break the window. ------------------- Are both grammatical? What is the difference between the two sentences? 3. I regret having broken the window. 4. I regret to have broken the window. ------------------- Are both grammatical? ...
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 7:36pm

English
1. I cannot endure being commanded. 2. I cannot endure being played. 3. I remember being carried on your shoulders. 4. I remember being surfed on the Internet. 5. I remember being surfed the Internet. -------------------- Would you check the sentences? Which ones are ...
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 7:34pm

English
1. I found it difficult to park. 2. I found it difficult parking. 3. I found to park difficult. 4. I found parking difficult. ------------- Which ones are correct?
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 7:31pm

English 4 help
1. Which of the following statements is the best example of a limited subject for a research project? A. animal behavior B. animal welfare C. how to improve animal welfare D. improving welfare of farm animals 2. When evaluating the credibility of a source it is most important ...
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 5:56pm

English 4 help
1. both George Orwell and Stevie Smith employed irony in their writing. True or False 2. Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem "Crossing the Bar" and Dylan Thomas's poem "Do Not Go Gently into That Good Night" convey a similar view point about death. True or...
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 2:32pm

English
Which of these sentences has a missing antecedent? Although my sister is a swimmer, I don't know anything about it. When Trina and Rachel went to the mall, she drove.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 6:26pm

English
Dear Ms.Sue, thank you for your answer. Will you please help me with several more sentences which I made up but I'm not sure they are natural. 1)He's got a lot of experience and knowledge, which is undoubtedly to be applied in practice. 2)His classes that I was present...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 5:03pm

English
Hello. I will be grateful for some help with English tenses. 1) Are both variants possible: "she has been helping me for years" or "she has helped me for years"? 2)The same question: "they have tried to do it since March" or "they have been ...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 4:46pm

English
What is the universal truth in the "Black Boy" by Richard Wright?
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 4:26pm

English
What is a metaphor for a deep voice?
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 9:55am

English
1. We are watching black and white TV. 2. We are watching black-and-white TV. 3. We are watching a black and white TV. 4. we are watching the black and white TV. ---------------- Are they all grammatical?
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 7:44am

English
1. He stopped smoking. (Does it mean he stopped smoking forever or he stopped smoking for the time being and he will smoke again later?) 2. They also sell big, soft pretzels. 3. They also sell big soft pretzels. 4. They also sell big and soft pretzels. (Which one is ...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 7:41am

English
1. Let's find out more about the singer. (What is the part of speech of 'more' in this sentence? Is 'more' the object of 'find out'? Or is 'more' an adverb modifying 'find out'?) 2. You look like your mom. 3. You resemble your mom. 4...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 5:29am

English
1. a small creature, that has six legs 2. a small creature that has six legs ------------------------ The above is the definition for 'insect.' Do we have to use comma or not? Which one is correct?
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 5:18am

English
1. He is arm wrestling with Bill. 2. He is doing arm wrestling Bill. 3. He is doing arm wrestling with Bill. 4. Let's arm wrestle together. 5. Let's do arm wrestling together. --------------------- Which ones are grammatical?
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 3:06am

English
No one saw Dad and me waiting in the queue. No one saw Dad and I waiting in the queue. Which sentence is correct?
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 1:37am

HIS204
Question 1.1. The Depression reached its most devastating point in the months between FDR’s victory and when he entered the White House. However, he proclaimed that there was only one thing that the American people needed to be fearful of. Which of the following was it...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:15pm

English (Checking please)
According to the author, it is difficult for people to comprehend what when on at Auschwitz because the events are so terrible that readers have never experienced anything similar. <----- the events happened long ago and have been forgotten. the survivors and their families...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 6:47pm

English
14. Read the following lines from Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming, And the...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2:43pm

English
The question was "What lesson or meaning do you think this story held for the British audience of the Victorian Era?" This is for the story The Mark of the Beast by Rudyard Kipling. I was thinking that the answer was that the lesson was that just because someone ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2:42pm

English
Read the following lines from Marge Piercy's "To Be of Use" The people I love the best Jump into work head first without dallying in the shadows and swim off with sure strokes almost out of sight. They seem to become natives of that element, the black sleek heads...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2:28pm

English
10. For what reason doe Shirley Jackson likely use stock characters in "The Lottery?" A.) to draw attention to the story's plot and theme******************************** B.) to teach readers about stock characters C.) to order events in the story D.) to create ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2:20pm

English
Which of the following parenthetical citations is placed and punctuated correctly? A.) Edgar Allan Poe was morn in Massachusetts in the early nineteenth century (Freeman 311). ********** B.) Edgar Allan Poe (Freeman 311) was born in Massachusetts in the early nineteenth ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2:09pm

English
Use context clues to determine the meaning of the bolded word in the sentence below. Her enormous job responsibilities PRECLUDE the option of a vacation this summer. A.) made impossible in advance************ B.) specified in advance C.) were in harmony with D.) identify ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:41pm

English
Use your knowledge of prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of the bolded word in the sentence below. The salmon began their PERILOUS journey upstream. A.) without B.) forward advance C.) able to survive D.) full of danger********************** Which of the following ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:37pm

English
Choose the topic that best limits the broad subjects music. A.) famous pianists B.) modern rap music C.) history of the harmonica D.) history of "The Star-Spangled banner" Not sure on this one. Please help Thanks.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:27pm

English
Choose the best answer. Which sentence would make the best opening for a speech arguing for more nutritious school lunches? A.) Many students dislike the current lunch menus, and I feel they should be changed.********************************​ B.) Evidence from a number ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:13pm

English
Identify the correctly punctuated sentence in each group. A.) Do you know where Bailey shoes are? B.) Do you know where Bailey's shoes are?* C.) Do you know where Baileys' shoes are? D.) Do you know where Baileys's shoes are? A.) The man said Turn right at the ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:03pm

English
Identify the incorrectly punctuated sentence. A.) I went to the library and checked out two books, a movie, and an audio recording. B.) I promised to be on time for the are show so that I could help sign up the participants. C.)I want to learn more about Ireland, but y ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59pm

English
What is the subject and the verb of the sentence : A police officer stepped into the street and stopped cars .
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:50pm

English
Identify the word that has an error in capitalization. Destini plans to study engineering at Stanford university. A.) engineering B.) Stanford C.) university**************************** D.) no error Did you know that the largest lake in North America is Lake Superior? A.) ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:50pm

English
Identify the degree of comparison for the bolded word. This new magazine about computers is very COLORFUL. A.) Positive B.) Comparative C.) superlative D.) none of the above The article on Web design is LONGER than the one on games. A.) Positive B.) Comparative C.) superlative...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:42pm

English
identify the sentence in which the bolded verb does not agree with its subject. A.) Everyone on the team WORKS together well. B.) Both of them ARE LOOKING forward to the field trip. C.) Neither of the boys IS EXCITED about playing football.*********************** D.) One of ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:38pm

English
choose the word that best completes the sentence. 1. One of the boys forgot backpack outside in the rain. his*************************** its their they Sandra went to the movies with David and me. I.***************************** we. they. Yhough they were hungry, both Mara Lee...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:32pm

english question
i think its A. or C. Which among the following sentences is the most effective opening line (hook)? A.I hope that if you will read my paper, you will believe me when I tell you that John F. Kennedy was not assassinated as the result of a plot but by a single assailant. B. &...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 11:59am

Help Mrs.Sue LA
Courage to Speak “Any volunteers?” Ms. Chavez scanned the class. Ming slouched farther down in her seat. “Come on now, you’ll all have to interview someone sometime this year. No one wants to go first? Okay, I’ll just have to choose someone.” I am...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 10:51am

English
What kinds of toppings can people choose for Brussels waffles? 1. People can choose chocolate, ice cream, and fruit. 2. They can choose chocolate, ice cream, and fruit. ------- Are both answers grammatical? Then, which one is a common answer.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 10:24am

English
1. Do you sleep less than 5 hours a day? 2. I like you less than him. 3. I ate fish less than fruit. 4. I ordered fried chicken less than noodles. 5. I player soccer less than baseball. 6. I studied math less than English. 7. I helped Mother less than my brother. 8. I worked ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 10:04am

English
1. Why don't you start first? 2. Why not start first? 3. How about starting first? 4. What do you think about/of starting first? 5. How do you feel about starting first? --------------- Are they all grammatical?
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 9:58am

English
Dear Writeacher, thank you for the answer. Will you help me with two more questions? 1) Do you think it's possible to say "according to the opinion of many analysts" (I mean 'according' + 'opinion', or just "according to many experts")? ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 9:15am

Math,english,lo,ancilury,art&culture,setswana
Simplify the following ratios.6:72
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 8:07am

English
Hello. I will be very grateful if you check the sentences: 1)"Do you think students are not allowed to use dictionaries while writing tests?" 2)"Do you think using dictionaries is not allowed while writing tests?" Do they sound natural and standard English...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:55am

English
What is the subject and the verb of the sentence : A police officer stepped into the street and stopped cars .
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 10:45pm

English
Does the word rains in the following question need and apostrophe? The rains soft touch is healing.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 7:12pm

English 8
Infinitive phrase and how it is used My gram taught me to make lentil soup To make lentil soup infinitive I'm not sure if it is a noun or adv.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 6:42pm

english question
i think its A.?? What are some ways to avoid plagiarism? A.only using the main ideas and important details from the website B.By giving credit for others’ ideas, images, and information found in various resources C.Using quotation marks D.All of the above
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 3:26pm

english and languge arts
HURRY I NEED HELP!!!!! where should you insert a colon in this sentence? Interview the following people Dave, barb, Jose, and Mary Ann 1.after following 2. after people 3.after Jose 4. no where i said no where but i dont know
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 2:48pm

English
English is the language of opportunity.why bother to teach indigenous language?
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 12:44pm

English
Which sentence is correct? A. John took Anna and them to the park. B. John took Anna and I to the park. C. John took Anna and he to the park. D. John took Anna her to the park. Can't decide between B and C?
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 11:50am

English
Traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only,not women
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 10:32am

English
1. No one is to solve the problem. 2. No one can solve the problem. ---------------- Does #1 mean #2? 3. I was never to see him again. 4. I was doomed never to see him again. -------------------------- Does #3 mean #4? 5. If you are to succeed, you must study hard. 6. If you ...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 9:09am

English
1. You are to finish this project by tomorrow. 2. You must finish this project by tomorrow. ------------------------------ Are both the same in meaning? Do you use #1 frequently in everyday speech? ================================= 3. He is to go to London tomorrow. 4. He is ...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 9:00am

English
1. The fired chicken was delivered in 30 minutes. 2. The fired chicken was delivered after 30 minutes. 3. The fired chicken was delivered within 30 minutes. ---------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Does #1 mean #2 or #3? Which one is commonly used?
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 8:23am

English
Asako: I guess you have a point there. By the way, I have a question. We usually pay individually in Japan. How come one person usually pays for everybody in Korea? Kevin: Oh, I also thought that was very strange at first. I think the oldest person always picks up the bill. MC...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 8:21am

English
I ordered fried chicken, and it was delivered in less than 30 minutes. So quick! --------------- Does 'So quick!' mean #1? Then what does 'it' refer to? 1. It was so quick.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 8:11am

English
1. I ordered fried chicken, and it was delivered in less than 30 minutes. 2. I ordered fried chicken, and it was delivered after less than 30 minutes. -------------------- Are both grammatical? Does 'in' in Sentence 1 mean 'after' in meaning?
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 8:09am

English
1. Ted grew up so quick. 2. Ted grew up so quickly. ----------- Which one is grammatical?
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 3:42am

English
What's a good title for a mother Teresa essay?
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 1:03am

English
How is it best to clarify "The small number of comments against owning pets don't even need to be included"? A. Not enough people can give legitimate reasons to not own pets. B. The majority of people favor pet ownership, so the writer does not mention arguments ...
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 10:40pm

English
Ponder about the parrot which shakes its head and sings when you walk through the door, bending its neck for the cozy touch of your fingers. Ponder about the cat that bends its back and moves on your shins as it makes a "meow" for dinner, and then gets onto your lap ...
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 10:23pm

English
What does it mean when someone is on the borderline?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 9:33pm

English
What's a good introduction on this topic? Should the Canadian health-care system be privatized?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 9:09pm

English
Nearly infinite animals need homes. It would be very kind to get a dog or cat. What the author means in the fourth paragraph (above) is that pets : A. need good homes B. will give you all necessary attention C. teach us about receiving and giving love. D. have to get their ...
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 9:07pm

English
One other word for "corruption" would be: A. wickedness B. annoyance C. anger A?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 7:02pm

English
What does this sentence mean? It was a rainy season which caused the river to be swollen.
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6:47pm

English
How do you know if an editorial is based mainly on facts or on opinion?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6:43pm

English
This is one proposal that will definitely anger some people: Everyone should have a pet. There should be a law that makes sure everyone will get a pet or give a legitimate reason why they cannot. There are almost infinite arguments to favor owning animals, so not all of them ...
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6:30pm

English
-I feel hungry. Let's eat out. Lunch is on me today. -Really? Thank you. I know a fancy restaurant. Let's go there. After 10 minute's drive, we can get there. -Good. What food do they serve there? -The restaurant serves only seafood. Don't you like seafood dish...
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 4:48pm

English
This is one proposal that will definitely anger some people: Everyone should have a pet. There should be a law that makes sure everyone will get a pet or give a legitimate reason why they cannot. There are almost infinite arguments to favor owning animals, so not all of them ...
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 4:34pm

English
"The small number of comments against owning pets don't even need to be included" would be an example of: A. bias B. bandwagon C. faulty cause and effect D. either/or fallacy
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 1:58pm

English
What punctuation is missing from the sentence below? I didn't bring Tom, my younger cat, or Anne, my young hamster I did bring Taylor, my parrot. A. Comma B. Apostrophe D. Hyphen C. Colon B?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 12:48pm

English
What is a good way to start off a persuasive essay that involves injustice.
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 12:12pm

English
1. While I was cooking, he cleaned the room. 2. While I cooked, he cleaned the room. 3. While I was cooking, he was cleaning the room. ---------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Which one is commonly used?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 7:01am

English
1. She took care of the children while I was away. 2. She took care of the children as I was away. 3. She took care of the children when I was away. -------------------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Which one is commonly used?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6:53am

English
1. As I was leaving home, my parents arrived. 2. When I was leaving home, my parents arrived. 3. As I left home, my parents arrived. 4. When I left home, my parents arrived. --------------------- Which sentences are grammatical? Do they have the same meaning?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6:51am

English Hamlet
Horatio was asked to speak to the ghost because: a. He was not afraid b. He had seen the ghost the night before c. He was a scholar d. He could speak Danish to the ghost I picked B. Is that correct?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 1:59am

English
How do you use reverse indentation when citing sources? Is there a specific rule about what is on each line?
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 11:27pm

English
My teacher told me to alphabetize my sources for ones such as the one below. What does he mean? "MLA Works Cited: Electronic Sources (Web Publications)." owl. english. purdue. edu. Purdue University. Web. 18 May 2014. owl. english. purdue. edu/owl/resource/747/08/>.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 9:16pm

English
What is the symbol that looks like a colon with a line in the middle known as?
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 8:57pm

English 3
Question 1 “When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of ...
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 5:56pm

English help
What is nikki giovannis contributions to American literature?
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 5:14pm

English help
What is nikki Giovanni's influential writings or works?
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 5:02pm

English
Is it okay to use an em dash like this? He was slammed, beaten, and blinded—all when he was unconscious.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 3:32pm

English
Traditional healers should be allowed to practice and prescribe medicine in hospital and clinics
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 12:05pm

english
traditional africa marriage is an advantage for mean only not women why?
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 12:03pm

english
traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only,not women
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 10:35am

English
Prepared speech about this topic Traditional healer should be allowed to practise and prescribe medicine in hospital and clinic. I don't have any working because i hv never done any prepared speech and i don't understand this topic well.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 9:43am

english
Make an assesment of the contribution of harman Melville to the modern American fiction
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 2:23am

ENGLISH
Identify the type of sentence: Josh and I are meeting for pizza at noon today. • declarative • imperative • interrogative • exclamatory
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 5:55pm

English
i need help with 500 words story including grotesque ,baggy ,interrupt ,noble and afford - Google Search
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 5:16pm

English
Would this sentence be correct when asked as a question? "Is what important?"
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 5:09pm

English
i need 500 words story including (grotesque ,baggy ,interrupt ,noble and afford) Please help by 18/05/14
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 4:58pm

English
They had not seen western goods before. Is the "w" capitalized, in this case?
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 2:59pm

English
They get the least precipitation in May and the most in December. They get the least precipition in May, and the most in December. Which sentence is correct and why?
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 1:13pm

English
Is pacific islands capitalized?
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 1:04pm

English
Which word complete this sentence Question 1) I don't know what I ______, but I certainly have a bad case of gas. A.eat B.eats C.ate D.will eat
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 12:17pm

English
- Honey, what a smell? - The baby pooed. I have to change the diaper. I have only one pack of wet tissue. You have to buy wet tissue. - OK. I will buy wet tissue on the Internet. Check the condition of the diaper of the baby frequently so that he may not have a rash. - I know...
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 6:48am

English
1. I prefer to go there by bus. 2. I prefer going there by bus. 3. I prefer going there to staying at home. 4. I prefer to go there to stay at home. 5. I prefer to go there rather than to stay at home. 6. I prefer to go there rather than stay at home. 7. I prefer going there ...
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 6:16am

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