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May 26, 2015

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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

english
The _______, accompanied by the media and several tabloid reporters, often visits the hospital to cheer up the wounded soldiers a. actors b. actress c. band members d. singer and his wife
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 10:13am

English
Can anyone write a real issue and list who would be on the pro/con side of it. (Preferably 4 or more please) Thanks.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 11:35pm

English
What genres, subjects, themes, settings, and characters has Mark Twain developed
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7:34pm

English
What genres, subjects, themes, settings, and characters has Emily Dickinson developed?
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 6:43pm

English
(I just need 2 writer ideas) In the middle of the 19th century, political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville claimed, "The inhabitants of the United States have...properly speaking, no literature." In other words, de Tocqueville believed that America’s literature...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 6:01pm

English
What is the social context in Edgar Allan Poe’s story, “A Tell-tale heart.”
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 5:20pm

English
Can someone check my my post? Thank you very much in advance. Franco At the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, millions of people emigrated to the USA as they wanted to escape from poverty, unemployment, and political and religious persecution. Most...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 2:23pm

english check answer
To run a four-minute mile, excellent physical condition is important. Phrase fragment Dangling modifier (******) Run-on sentence Misplaced modifier Next ones is underlined words so I put * around them *The dog ate the shoe* that was lying on the closet floor. Noun clause ...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 1:57pm

English help
the date, time, and location of a robbery would most likely be included in? A feature article an editorial article a hard news article a letter to the editor I thought a featured article but really not sure
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 1:45pm

english
I don't understand what v/vc pattern verses vc/v pattern is. I have to idenify what the spelling words are
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 12:21pm

English
Which of the following assertions about love is contradicted by the tale of Pyramus and Thisbe? A. Love cannot be forbidden. B. Love can always find a way. C. Love is always ill-fated. D. Love is like a flame that burns hot. I am guessing B?
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 12:10pm

English Conn.
Regionalism is a form of Realism that emphasizes realistic settings, using local dialect, customs, and other specific details of a place. Identify the regional stories in Unit 4. What part of the country is portrayed, and which details in the story distinguish it from other ...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 1:08am

english
I have to find the correct article that goes in the sentence. 1.)Usually ___ strange bird is a timid animal. Article- the.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 9:05pm

English
Discuss how SQ3R reading strategy is similar to and / or different from the way you read course materials previsously. Explain how using SQ3R improved your comprehension of the course material.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 8:32pm

English
What is the purpose of Lord Capulet arranging Juliet's marriage to Paris so suddenly after Tybalt's death? It is obviously to speed up the action in the play and give Friar Lawrence and Juliet to find some way to bring Romeo back to Verona, however, is there a personal...
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 8:28pm

English
How do I begin and end an apology letter
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 7:37pm

English Check answer
The birds "chirped" loudly every morning before sunrise. (1 point) action verb (THIS ONE) helping verb linking verb none of the above
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 5:56pm

Civics
? --------> Limited Monarchy Mayflower Compact ------> Self-Government Common sense English Bill of rights Manga Carta **** Wealth Of nations
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 5:19pm

English 11
Regionalism is a form of Realism that emphasizes realistic settings, using local dialect, customs, and other specific details of a place. Identify the regional stories in Unit 4. What part of the country is portrayed, and which details in the story distinguish it from other ...
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 1:54pm

english
I have to find the adjectives of a sentence and the noun it modifies. 1.)Other explorers, restless and eager, sought freedom. Adj.- other, restless, and eager. Noun- explorers. 2.) They were slow-footed yet persistent. Adj.- slow-footed and persistent. Noun- they 3.)These ...
Monday, January 5, 2015 at 7:51pm

English
Most American colonist ate bread and cold meat for breakfast. Is most an adjective and could the word many be an adjective in a sentence
Monday, January 5, 2015 at 7:19pm

english
John was late to dinner and I was late to the movies. simple complex compound compound-complex
Monday, January 5, 2015 at 6:15pm

English/grammar
All of your hard work and dedication has molded you into an amazing young lady. or All of your hard work and dedication have molded you into an amazing young lady.
Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 6:20pm

English
Hi. Can someone explaint the message the poems "The lamb" and "The tyger" By William Blake .. I need to know what was his message ? I read many websites and STILL dont understand. Thanks !
Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 4:45pm

english
What does don't let me hit the ground means? it's part of the verse in the song i chose to present in school please just give me an idea on what those words mean
Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 6:15am

English
Can some one please tell me if these are assertive,non-assertive,or aggressive. and give me an example how i would write each sentence with the ones that its not. 1. You never return my phone calls. 2. I am not sure when I can meet. I'm pretty busy. 3. If we take the two o...
Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 9:02pm

English
The whole idea of it makes me feel like I'm coming down with something, something worse than any stomach ache or the headaches I get from reading in bad light-- a kind of measles of the spirit, a mumps of the psyche, a disfiguring chicken pox of the soul. You tell me it is...
Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 4:51pm

English
What is the name given to a two-line rhyming stanza in poetry? Is a Couplet ? I googled the meaning of couplet, it sounds right. thanks
Friday, January 2, 2015 at 6:50pm

english
if i am a poet, i would rite many poems. st.paul is biggest church in chennai. he was so weak ,he could hardly stand. he has left his job,isnt it? i want the correct answers of these sentences
Friday, January 2, 2015 at 6:08pm

english
if ypu informed i would have given my book
Friday, January 2, 2015 at 5:59pm

English Please.
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 ...
Friday, January 2, 2015 at 1:22pm

english
Last night, Jason introduced me to a friend of his. Whose hair was all the way down to the back of his knees in a single dreadlock.
Friday, January 2, 2015 at 8:46am

english
Essays, articles, and speeches are all works of nonfiction. Which of the following is an accurate statement about the authors of nonfiction? A. They are always real people. B. Their style is always full of figurative language. C. They usually focus on retelling historical ...
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 5:25pm

English
Acemoglu and Robinson pithily diagnose the cause of these disappointing outcomes in their final chapter: "Attempting to engineer prosperity without confronting the root cause of the problems—extractive institutions and the policies that keeps them in place—in ...
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 2:04pm

ENGLISH
Please help me to pick out 6 lines from the poem Invictus of William Ernest Henley that used sensory images and identify the sense used for each line.I also need to pick out one line that used onomatopoeia. I only Have one answer Black as the pit from pole to pole--sight
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 8:10pm

English
Hi, i really need help with these questions i kept trying to think and think but i keep getting confuse. What must people know or understand about a place in order to belong there? How do they gain that knowledge or understanding? What types of experiences can tell people that...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 7:21pm

english
Please help me to pick out 6 lines from the poem Invictus of William Ernest Henley that used sensory images and identify the sense used for each line.I also need to pick out one line that used onomatopoeia.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 9:39am

english 4
What is shown on the tomb described by the speaker in “An Arundel Tomb
Monday, December 29, 2014 at 10:31pm

ENGLISH
CHOOSE THE BARE INFINITIVE IN EACH SENTENCE. 1.make them feel the need to rise and give you a hand. 2.The judge noticed the witness nod his head with approval. 3.The coach saw his players look at one another with enthusiasm. 4.The teacher let her students explain their ideas. ...
Monday, December 29, 2014 at 5:59am

ENGLISH
IDENTIFY THE PARTICIPLE IN EACH SENTENCE. 1.No one answered the ringing phone. 2.The meeting, noisy and disorganized, was a waste of time. 3.The speeding car almost crashed. 4.A boiled egg has fewer calories then a hamburger. 5.She wore a wrinkled blouse. 6.Grandmother told us...
Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 10:29pm

english (3rd grade)
Please help me to pick out 6 lines from the poem Invictus of William Ernest Henley that used sensory images and identify the sense used for each line.I also need to pick out one line that used onomatopoeia.
Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 11:59am

english (3rd grade)
State whether the infinitive in each sentence function as a noun, adjective or adverb. 1.The retirees want to spend summer far from the city. 2.Tricia plans to take a trip to Baler. 3.To see the underground river is Marissa's wish. 4.Lara prefers to visit her mother in ...
Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 7:32am

english (3rd grade)
Kindly correct my answers. Direction: Arrange the sentences to form unified, coherent, logical and orderly paragraph. 1. a.For example ostriches and penguins cannot fly. b.The fastest birds can fly 100 km per hour. c.When people think of birds, they think first of their flying...
Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 6:58am

english(4th grade)
Identify the infinitive and classify whether it is used as a subject, direct object, predicate noun, appositive, and object preposition.  1.Her only thought was to win.  2.My desire is to help.  3.Mrs. Cao loves to crochet.  4.They remember to say the ...
Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 10:05pm

english(4th grade)
Identify the gerund and classify whether it is used as a subject, direct object, indirect object, predicate noun, appositive, and object preposition.  1. He left without saying goodbye.  2. Studying is investing for the future.  3. Making a major decision is no ...
Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 9:15pm

^English^
Pls.., what is the difference btw. FIRST Name, MIDDLE Name and LAST Name?
Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 5:12pm

English
What does the idiom to be "a little on the short side" mean?
Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 1:57am

english
12. In which one of the following sentences is the word too used like the word also? A. John had too much homework over the weekend. B. Would you care if I went too? C. The dessert was too rich for his taste. D. Harriman told Jake it was too bad about his mother.
Friday, December 26, 2014 at 8:04pm

english (4th grade )
Identify the infinitive and classify whether it is used as a subject, direct object, predicate noun, appositive, and object preposition. 1.Her only thought was to win. 2.My desire is to help. 3.Mrs. Cao loves to crochet. 4.They remember to say the rosary last night. 5.The ...
Friday, December 26, 2014 at 12:50am

english (4th grade )
Identify the gerund and classify whether it is used as a subject, direct object, indirect object, predicate noun, appositive, and object preposition. 1. He left without saying goodbye. 2. Studying is investing for the future. 3. Making a major decision is no easy thing. 4....
Friday, December 26, 2014 at 12:17am

english
Arrange the sentences logically. a. One day last week, I went next door to take some pictures of Coke and her newborn puppies. b. Only later did I learn that all animals are very protective of their young. c. Photographing pets can sometimes be a dangerous and expensive hobby...
Thursday, December 25, 2014 at 1:31am

English - Animal Farm
What negative traits are visible in the pigs after the rebellion in Chapters 1-3? I have read the chapters, but I can only come up with one example.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 5:48pm

English
Identify the sound device Shakespeare uses in this passage: HAMLET. Whose spirit with divine ambition puffed Makes mouths at the invisible event, —Hamlet, act 4, scene 4 I think it is D assonance alliteration onomatopoeia meter
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 11:59am

English
what means chagrin. give an example sentence of meaning word chagrin.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 11:14am

English
What is the difference between 'fire station' and 'fire department'?
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 10:10pm

English
Which of the following statements best describes the purpose of the motif of falling leaves in Gerard Manley Hopkins poem "Spring and Fall"? The motif helps readers understand the innocence of youth The motif reminds readers of the beauty of autumn x the motif ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 1:53pm

English
1. I want to see the movie. 2. I want to see the film. 3. I want to see the motion picture. 4. I want to see the animated picture. ------------------- Ae they all the same in meaning? What is the difference among them?
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 6:18am

english
Arrange the sentences logically. a. One day last week, I went next door to take some pictures of Coke and her newborn puppies. b. Only later did I learn that all animals are very protective of their young. c. Photographing pets can sometimes be a dangerous and expensive hobby...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 6:05am

English
What is the purpose of hierarchical structure in a media message? Hierarchical structure helps the reader weed out unimportant information. Hierarchical structure helps the author organize his or her writing. Hierarchical structure helps the reader determine the relationship ...
Monday, December 22, 2014 at 4:30pm

English - active & passive
1) Absolute silence should be maintained in the library - passive 2) Results of the examination will be announced after a month. - passive 3) All the tickets for the match were sold in a day. - passive 4) The enemy was forced to surrender. - passive Change the voice. 1) We ...
Monday, December 22, 2014 at 9:57am

ENG 122 English Composition II
Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated? I always have a difficult time choosing a topic. Writing is hard! I always have a difficult time choosing a topic; writing is hard! All of the above None of the above
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 8:15pm

English-Madame Bovary
These questions relate to the novel "Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert. 1. Emma Bovary makes a number of decisions which have poor results. Which of the following would probably be Flaubert's explanation of why she made those decisions? A. Reading romantic ...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 1:38am

ENG 122 English Composition II
A writer can demonstrate the connection between evidence and claims by doing WHICH ONE of the following? allowing evidence to speak for itself showing a clear, logical connection letting common sense prevails staying firm to personal beliefs
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 12:44am

ENG 122 English Composition II
Topic sentences are optional and should not be used in a persuasive essay. True False
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 12:43am

ENG 122 English Composition II
Which thesis sentence best addresses a counter-argument? Carbohydrates are not healthy for most people. Despite years dependence on calorie reduction to lose weight, medical intervention and personalized diet plans are more effective than a generic diet of strict caloric ...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 12:42am

ENG 122 English Composition II
A good conclusion does all of the following EXCEPT It explains the contents of a source with quotes and citations. It articulates ideas in a complex manner that ties analysis together. It explains implications of ideas and the importance of the research. It encourages readers ...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 12:42am

English
i have to write an essay based on Romeo and Juliet. The thesis is going to be based on Romeo's motive which is to marry Juliet. How can i start my introduction paragraph like the first few sentences before the thesis? please help me
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 6:50pm

English
loneliness or isolation is central to of mice and men by john steinbeck. it is expressed in many of the things the characters say and do. show how loneliness is a part of the lives of two characters and how that loneliness contributes to a central idea of the novella.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 4:02pm

English-Narrators
Hi, I need some help distinguishing the type of narrators in this story. The questions relate to the following prose passage: "When Peter Smith saw his old friend George Rogers for the first time in years, he was amazed. He was walking through one of the poorest sections ...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 2:17pm

English
When should you use an in-text citation? I think it is C. A. only at the end of the paper B. every time you use a fact or a piece of information from a source. C. only if you use the same source two or more times in a row. D. only if you use three or more facts from that source
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 2:08pm

English
In three to five sentences, explain how Ambrose Bierce's use of foreshadowing or flashback influences "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge."
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 3:59am

english
Both texts deal with racial discrimination. How does the structure of poem help convey this meaning in a way that the prose passage does not? A) The poem conveys meaning through imagery; the prose passage does not. B) The poem uses first person point of view; the prose ...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 1:26am

English--Edgar Allen Poe
I need some help with some questions about an excerpt from "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allen Poe: "True! --nervous --very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses --not destroyed --not...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 12:59am

English
Hello! I am having trouble with this question based on the poem: "The Lake Isle of Innisfree," by W. B. Yeats: "I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for ...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 12:52am

English
How do I write a revolutionary song?
Friday, December 19, 2014 at 10:46pm

english
Describe one of the strongest images you encountered from any of the following literature wolves of men by barry holstun lopez birches by robert frost haiku by kaga no chiyo haiku by basho spring is like a perhaps land by E.E Cummings from an inconvenient truth by al gore the ...
Friday, December 19, 2014 at 11:36am

practical english
In the following sentence, what is the subject complement ? My neighbor is a newspaper reporter?
Friday, December 19, 2014 at 9:27am

english error
4. He was (1)/ the man who (2)/ they determined (3)/ should be the next mayor. (4) / No error (5)
Friday, December 19, 2014 at 4:57am

english
Peter attends 6 dance lessons each week, all year long. There are 52 weeks in a year. Peter missed 5 dance lessons while sick. How many dance lessons did Peter attend during the year?
Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 4:42pm

english
mischief composition with 350 words
Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 6:04am

english
Which sentence would to grammatically correct? 1) Remember never to do that ever again. 2) Remember to never do that ever again. 3) Remember to never to do that ever again.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 9:02pm

Math
The mean of Susan's math and science scores is 74 points. The mean of her math and English scores is 83 points. How many more points did Susan score in English than in science?
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 7:29pm

English..?
can someone give me a list on the solutions for the problem- inability to focus on task. thank you
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 7:10pm

Why am i bad at Reading Comprehension - English
i am good at English but every time we have a reading comprehension, i either fail it or get a bad mark. WHY. all i have to do is read it and answer question of what i just read. But i still get a bad mark. How can i prepare myself for the next one. i wan tot be good at it. By...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 6:02pm

maths literacy geog business studies bio English a
What can I study after school with the following subjects maths literacy business studies bio English lo Afrikaans geog
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 3:01pm

English
What is an example of dramatic irony in Hard Times? I think the answer is b When the audience knows that Stephen changed his name before Mr. Bounderby knows When the audience knows that Mrs. Gradgrind is dying When the audience knows that Thomas asked Stephen to wait outside ...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 11:42am

English Help
Which represents a way for the author to draw attention to the thoughts of a subject-matter expert? I think its c. A photograph A table of contents A pulled-out quote Bulleted points
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 10:54am

English
Which author wrote after the Victorian age? Lord George Gordon Byron Lewis Carroll D.H. Lawrence Emily Brontë
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 10:11am

English
I just want to know if this paragraph is right, and it doesn't contain grammatical errors. Thank you for the answer! "I brought with me this biscuit, banana and chocolate, which characterize my current eating habbit. In the exam period students think that they don'...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 5:57am

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