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I'm instructed to wrtie a full lab raport for a lab I did a couple of months ago. My aim was to find the most efficient concentration of fertilizer to grow red lentils. I planned to do this by taking the average of the number of lentils sprouted each day for eight days and...
Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 9:18am
Why does Allen Ginsberg Refer to Walt Whitman as dear father in his poem A Supermarket in California? Answers are He considers Whitman to be a leader in a her native poetry He considers Whitman wisdom as a poet to be similar to that of a wise paternal figure He considers ...
Friday, March 7, 2014 at 11:04pm
The elements of persuasion are? Answers are Pace,volume,tone,repetition,action Pace,volume,tone,repetition,imagery Action,words,facial,expression,tone None of the above I think it is the second one thanks
Friday, March 7, 2014 at 9:33pm
The poem The Negro Speaks of Rivers was written from what experience? a. Hughes move to New York. c. Hughes read about the experiences of slaves. b. A trip he made to a famous river. d. A trip he made to live with his father in Mexico City for a year.
Friday, March 7, 2014 at 6:55pm
The old stone bridge across Rugen Bay is one of my favorite places to play. I toss pebbles for Mom, and a pebble for Dad, And a rock for horses and chickens we had. I watch as each of the stones makes rings like songs that each of memories sings. For my wife-for my dear and ...
Friday, March 7, 2014 at 12:14am
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness! Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the hatch-eaves run; to bend with apples the moss'd cottage-trees, And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core; To ...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 11:17pm
The bee is not afraid of me, I know the butterfly; the pretty people in the woods Receive me cordially. The brooks laugh louder when I come, The breezes madder play. Wherefore, mine eyes, thy silver mists? Wherefore, O summer's day? 1. what makes this poem a lyric? a. It ...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 5:48pm
We met by yonder cherry tree. I glanced at her she winked at me. I offered her a slice of pie. How could I know our love would die? After a bite, her watery eyes Gazed at me; she gave a cry And gagged; she turned and ran away. I have not seen her since that day. You see I like...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 5:09pm
1. There are two seats in the corner. 2. There are two chairs in the corner. (Does #1 mean #2?) 3. Listen carefully in hearing. 4. Listen carefully when you hear. (Are both the same?)
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 4:45pm
What is the theme ? Come outdoors to view The truth of Flowers blooming Amid poverty A. Frogs dive into the sound of water, not water itself B. even in poverty, people can take comfort in the beauty of nature. C. Flowers are truthful and honest D. The poet dreams that he ...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 3:49pm
What happens in this haiku? Sick on my journey, only my dreams will wander these desolate moors. A. The poet is ill and cannot hike across the moors B. the poet sees flowers and takes heart in their beauty C. The poet hikes across the moors and then becomes ill D. The poet ...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 3:37pm
Choose the letter of the word or phrase best matches the word in italics. The campfire was visible glimmering between the trees. Answers are Intermittently, Intermittently conspicuously Brightly Weakly
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 1:24pm
Choose the letter of the word or phrase best matches the word in italics sentence is The campfire was visible glimmering between the trees?answers are intermittently, intermittently conspicuously, brightly, weakly, thanks
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 1:08pm
Which implicit element of the analogy in these lines is analogous to "family worship"? Breakfast over, Aunt Polly had family worship: it began with a prayer built from the ground up of solid courses of Scriptural quotations, welded together with a thin mortar of ...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 10:33am
Like the modernists post modern writers focused on___ experience and emphasized the effects of culture divisions fill in blank answers are. Subjective, objective, culture, all the above I think it is all the above thanks
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 9:35am
Like the modernists post modern writers focused on ___ experience and emphasized the effects of culture divisions answers are subjective, objective, cultural, all the above thanks
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 11:04pm
During this time period writers sought to capture the ___ of the Americas people during this-era of a new post war economy and society answers are peace, anger, anxiety, all the above thanks
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 10:45pm
Should the be upper case in these sentences? During his administration, an act was signed forming two railroad companies, the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific. Lincoln was president during an important part of our nation's history, the Civil War.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 8:05pm
Neat People vs. Sloppy People By Suzanne Britt Ive finally figured out the difference between neat people and sloppy people. The distinction is, as always, moral. Neat people are lazier and meaner than sloppy people. Sloppy people, you see, are not really sloppy. Their ...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 12:36pm
I need to write research paper and I trying to find topic to write about. Teacher say to avoid topics that u can't be open minded about like abortion and said to avoid paranormal and those involving personal religious beliefs. He said to restrict selection to topics that ...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 12:13pm
1. He is trying to hit a ball. It seems that he is holding a bat. What does he like to do? He likes to play baseball. 2. She is mimicking paying the guitar. What is she good at? She is good at playing the guitar. 3. He is jumping with his mouth open,shouting. Look at the ...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 7:57am
1. How is Ted special? He dresses well. 2. Why is Ted special? He is wearing a colorful shirt. 3. What is Ted's specialty? He is wearing pink trousers. 4. What is special for Ted? He is fashionable. -------------- Which ones are grammatical and commonly used? Which ones ...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 7:47am
Can someone check to see if this is written correctly? It was like this - Scientists report that creatures living in the deep sea are in danger of starving to death. Millions of undiscovered species live, in the deep sea. Creatures in the seabed are suffering from growing food...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 1:54pm
English: Please Help
I do have some corrections made but my computer wont let me copy and paste the part I did. Please Help. This is the uncorrected version: Scientists report that creatures living in the deep sea are in danger of starving to death. Millions of undiscovered species live, in the ...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 11:53am
Identify the excerpt that uses foreshadowing. A.) "They're spoiled and we're spoiled." B.) "I have a feeling it'll be Africa again before then." C.) "Wendy and Peter aren't in their rooms." D.) "They're not old enough to ...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 10:50am
Choose the meaning of the capitalized word: A courtroom judge's decisions should be fair and impartial, rather than biased and SUBJECTIVE. A.) reached through logical reasoning B.) determined by independent sources. C.) drawn from fact, data and evidence D.) based on ...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 10:18am
PRACTICAL ENGLISH PROCTORED EXAM
In which of the following sentences is the verb in the active voice? A. The telephone bill was paid yesterday. B. The mother called her son for lunch. C. The boy was called by his mother. D. We were told that Jim is ill.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 9:36am
Have you read the poem called "Problems With Hurricanes" by Victor Hernández Cruz? If so, could you assist me in answering the questions below? If not, could you possibly read this poem online and help me, anyways? Thank you. 1. What is the author suggesting ...
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 3:06pm
using dashes There was a loud boom--what a fright--from the back of the theater. We all turned around--I even jumped up--to see what it was. It was part of the play--imagine--that meant to add suspense.
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 1:05pm
adding dashes There was a loud boom--what a fright--from the back of the theater. We all turned around--I even jumped up-to see what it was. It was part of the play-imagine-that meant to add suspense.
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 12:51pm
adding dashes where needed There was a loud boom -- what a fright from the back of the theater. We all turned around -- I even jumped up to see what it was. It was part of the play -- imagine that meant to add suspense. I'd love to see the play again -- maybe next week -- ...
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 12:25pm
Using hyphens The director told us that there would be room for only tow busloads, or eighty-four people. The play was going to be in an old-fashioned theater. Between-acts the theater was completely dark, but the orchestra continued to play anyway. The vice-president was ...
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 12:09pm
Using semicolons Colleen is a clever teacher;she is also an inspiring one. Her lectures are interesting; they are full of information. She has a college degree in history; world history is her specialty. She begins her classes by answering questions; she ends them by asking ...
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 12:06pm
Using colons The special exhibit on birds contains the following types: prehistoric birds, seabirds, and domestic birds. The letter we wrote to the museum began Dear Sir: Please let us know when the special exhibition on penguins will be shown at your museum. He told us that ...
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 12:03pm
using colons At 9:10 this morning, we'll be leaving for the natural history museum. Please bring the following materials with you: pencils, paper, erasers, and a notebook. The bus will be back at 4 am to pick us up. The bus will be back at 4:00 a.m. to pick us up.
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 11:33am
English Answer Check (Writeacher)
These questions regard the poem "Jabberwocky." 1. One critic said that "Jabberwocky," despite its odd language, tells a story like many legends of knights and dragons. Do you agree? Why or why not? A: I agree with this critics opinion because, like ...
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 11:24am
find where the commas should be in the paragraph Our neighbor, Lamont, has fruit trees on his property. "Lamont, what kinds of fruit do you grow?" I asked. "Well, I grow peaches, apricots, pears, and plums," he replied. "Wow! That's quite a variety...
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 10:13am
Using commas "A serving, Emilio, is a certain amount of food," said Dr. Perillo. "Dave, a cross-country runner, will need more calories than a less active student," explained Dr. Perillo. "Class, remember to eat foods from the five basic food groups,&...
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 9:42am
using commas "First, you need to look carefully at your eating habits," said Dr. Perillo. "Yes, you should keep a journal of the foods you eat," she said. "Dr. Perillo, what do you mean by the right servings?" asked Emilio. "Ok, good question...
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 8:54am
Using commas Dr. Perillo, a nutritionist, is an expert on proper eating. "Students, it's important to eat a well-balanced diet," she said. "Yes, but how do we know what the right foods are?" asked one student.
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 8:41am
using commas "The first match starts at 9:00 A.M.," said Travis. Anita asked, "Do you want to get seats in the same section as yesterday?" "That's fine with me," said Nick. Nick said, "Ferga's first match is in Court B. "I'll...
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 8:24am
Using commas They planned the see the men's, women's, and doubles' finals. Fergas won the entire tournament, and he became the youngest champion in the history of the tournament.
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 8:13am
Using commas While they watched the match, Anita clapped, cheered, and kept score. Antonio asked her name, signed a tennis ball, and shook her head. Because they enjoyed the match so much, Travis, Nick, and Anita made plans to come back for the final match the next day.
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 8:04am
using commas While they watched the match Anita clapped, cheered, and kept score. Travis and Nick watched a number of different matches, but Anita followed Fergas. He was signing autographs, and Anita was first in line.
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 7:55am
Using commas correctly Before they found their seats, the first match had already begun. It was a close game, and they weren't disappointed by the final score. They had come to cheer for Antonio Fergas, and he was the winner. Although his opponent was very good, Fergas ...
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 7:52am
an alternate ending to the story, the bicycle by Jillian Horton 200-250 words in lenght please!! It's due tomorrow and I'm stressing out. If you haven't read it before here's the
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 12:14am
I am writing about an argument advertising essay and right now I am writing about the the NERF Fire-strike blaster. In the commercial it uses a fast, upbeat music but how do I relate it to "fire" (how is fire similar to upbeat and fast"?
Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 11:03pm
English Answer Check
How should I revise my answer? These questions regard the poem "Jabberwocky." 1. One critic said that "Jabberwocky," despite its odd language, tells a story like many legends of knights and dragons. Do you agree? Why or why not? A: I agree with this critic...
Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 10:13pm
For vocabulary workshop, Unit 11 # 19. Her ability to _______ the words and gestures of prominent Americans makes her an excellent comic impressionist. Is the answer: parody ???
Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 2:45pm
I m doing an analysis question on a poem called Question by May Swenson. The question says: Describe the prosody of the poem and comment on the effect of the initial substitutions of the meter. I do not even know where to start with this question, if you could help me out please.
Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 2:03pm
English Answer Check
Do my answers to these questions make sense? These questions regard the poem "Jabberwocky." 1. One critic said that "Jabberwocky," despite its odd language, tells a story like many legends of knights and dragons. Do you agree? Why or why not? A: I agree ...
Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 1:18pm
English--Please, help me!
1. You can often tell the part of speech of a word even if you do not understand it. Identify the part of speech of three of the made-up words in this poem. Explain how you arrived at each answer. (Three made-up words are wade, gimble, gyre). 2. How can a poem like "...
Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:20pm
English Language Arts--Please, help me!
I am struggling to find words or phrases for the other passages. Read each of the following passages and identify which carefully chosen words and phrases contribute to the humor of each passage. "Jabberwocky" 1. One, two! One, two! And through and through/The vorpal...
Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:28pm
English Language Arts--Please, help me!
Read each of the following passages and identify which carefully chosen words and phrases contribute to the humor of each passage. "Jabberwocky" 1. One, two! One, two! And through and through/The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!/He left it dead, and with its head/He ...
Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 5:10pm
Me.Sue would it be Ian gets his first credit card and quickly runs up thousands of dollars in debt The other ? The title is He I think that answers earn enough money to provide for their family the child is sick put he is not disabled
Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:24pm
Which of the following is an example of an internal conflict answers are, Joel sees a friend cheat on a test and must decide whether or not to tell, Sophie takes a carpenter course and the male instructors is rude and unhelpful, Kyle rescue an abused horse and struggle to ...
Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:00pm
A major conflict in katherine ann porter short story He is the whipples struggle to?answers are, earn enough money to provide for their family, care for a disabled child, look good in the eyes of other, both a and b,thank you
Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11:46am
29. Which of the following is not a major conflict in Katherine Ann Porter's short story "He"? (1 point) A)the difficulty a family has trying to survive financially B)the struggle of a family to take care of a disabled child C)the concern of a family for how they...
Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 3:04am
We are reading the book In the Heat of the Night by John Ball and I need to complete the chapter 2 comprehension questions. I am stuck on this one: 1. Investigate the figurative nuances of the name Virgil. It is an allusion. Why is it significant? Think in terms of irony and ...
Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 12:38am
Hi can you check my topic sentences? Antigone and Creon argue as she fights for the gods and he fights for his beliefs, resulting in the division of the city. Despite of the many warnings he receives, Creons discounting of prophecy produces destruction due to his ...
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 11:50pm
Identify the participle phase Removing the hook she gently put the fish back into the water?answers are removing the hook, she gently put, put the fish back, into water, thanks
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 10:29pm
Identify the underline potions many people use bamboo screens that roll up and down answers are noun clause, adverb clause, subordinate clause, independent clause thanks
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 10:21pm
English- ms sue
Please check answers! From the words below, supply the words needed to complete the sentences. Cacophony, carp, heretic, philistines, sullen. A. Although Jenny liked rock music, her parents described it as a great CACOPHONY and insisted she turn it off. Jenny knew that any ...
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 7:30pm
English ms sue
Please check answers! From the words below, supply the words needed to complete the sentences. Tactless, unfathomable, tacit A. While there was a TACIT agreement in the group that Fran's comment to the professor was TACTLESS and perhaps even cruel, the group could ...
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 7:21pm