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September 16, 2014

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is this an example of antithesis? I think it is because it has two contrasting ideas, but I am not 100% sure... "The problem isn't that we're eating the wrong things at these restaurants; the problem is that we are eating there at all."
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 5:39pm

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16. In the beginning, modernist writers were mainly reacting to the (1 point) a)horrors of slavery. b)violence of World War I. c)unequal treatment of women. d)effects of industrialism on nature.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 5:33pm

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Can someone help me with these sentences? Which of them are grammatically correct? Thank you very much in advance. 1) They are not able to dance well. 2) They can't dance well 3) Are you able to play the piano? 4) Can you play the piano? 5) Were you able to find the book ...
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 4:48pm

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which word is correct I don't want (any,no) cereal for breakfast this morning.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 2:08pm

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Double Negative You must not speak to (anyone, no one) about our surprise party plans. the double negetive is no one
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 1:25pm

English
Double Negatives She hasn't said (anything, nothing) about her accident. Is the answer anything
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 1:14pm

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Prepositional phrase (In the distance,) we saw the top(of the snowcapped peak.)
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:45pm

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Prepositional phrases The study (of geography) teaches us (about the features)(of other lands.) (At one time)Philadelphia was the capital (of the United States.) The report (of the secretary) was given (at the beginning)(of the meeting.) (In the glow)(of the fading light,) we ...
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:19pm

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prepositional phrase The huddle(in football) was first used (by a team)(from Georgia Universtiy)(in 1896.)
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:43am

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Help with prepositional phrases Deposits(of iron ore) exist(near the western end)(of the Great Lakes.) Travelers (of a century ago) journeyed (by stagecoach.) The huge tower (of stone)(in Delhi)(in India) is a monument (to the skill)(of its builders)
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:32am

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Prepostional phrases Tons (of violets) are made (into perfume) each year. The heart (of a person) pumps more than four quarts (of blood)(in one minute.) One (of the secrets)(of success)is the wise use (of leisure time.)
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:00am

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Standard time was adopted (in the United States) (in 1884.) prepositional phrases
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:40am

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What is the function of the motif of fallen leaves in "Spring and Fall"? A. It promises renewal of the speaker's hopes. B. It points out the child's misunderstanding. C. It sets the autumn scene. D. It conveys a theme of loss and death.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:26am

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Prepositions and prepositional phrases Self-government (in the United States) began (in Jamestown) (in 1619.)
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:06am

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Identify prepositions and prepositional phrases. The geographic center of the United States is in Kansas. Preposition is of/ prepositional phrase is in Kansas. Standard time was adopted in the United States in 1884. prepositions are in and in.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 9:17am

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Identify each preposition and each prepostitional phrase. 1. Salt Lake City, Utah's capital and largest city, was founded in 1847. (in 1847 is the prepositional phrase.) 2. Janice and Carla spent the day at the mall. prespostition is mall, don't see a prepostional ...
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 8:38am

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The title "Darkness at Noon" relates to a. the lack of understanding about disabled workers b. an eclipse occurring at noon c. the regulations that demand equal employment opportunities d. the problem of a very capable man Not sure between A and B i think it is b Help!
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 10:44pm

english
i need an example of a news report wrriten about the short story ''Thankyou Maam'' by langston Hughes
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 7:52pm

English
Thesis: My favorite thing to do is listen to music. Transition-- Cool Closing Sentence: "Sing like no one is listening, dance like no one is watching, love like you'll never get hurt and live like it's heaven on Earth" I need help on my transition sentence. ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 5:37pm

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help using who or whom The person who I called is my sister. For whom is this letter? Whom will we select? Who told us about Frank? Whom did he call? Who sat next to me?
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 5:18pm

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Using who or Whom 1. Who told you about our plans? 2. Who is our greatest scientist? 3. Whom did Armando send for? 4. Who are those women? 5. Who is your instructor? 6. Who is your friend? 7. To whom is that package addressed? 8. For whom shall I ask? 9. Who do you think can ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 5:10pm

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Using the correct indefinite pronouns These are what I think the answers are in parenthesis. Never judge anyone entirely by (his or her) looks. Each one has a right to (his or her) own opinion in this matter. Some man has left (his) raincoat. Has each student received (his or ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 4:47pm

english
Paraphase - to cut a long story short, one day I decided to be a man about my feelings
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 4:41pm

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Using correct pronouns Each of the children willingly did (his or her, their) share of the camp duties. Would the correct pronoun be his or her? Someone has left (her or his, their) automobile across the highway. Would the correct pronoun be their? Each of children willingly ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 4:18pm

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Rewrite using commas where needed. "At the beginning of a ramp the skaters rise suddenly." My answer: At the beginning of a ramp, the skaters rise suddenly.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 4:06pm

English
Indefinite pronoun Both worked hard. Is "both" the indefinite pronoun?
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 4:00pm

English-Ms.Sue
The weight of the rider is one force and gravity is another. Do I need a comma in this sentence? If so, why?
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 3:55pm

Theory of Computation- Math - Context free grammar
Write a context-free grammar for the following language. Start with an English statement of the language, and give five good strings. x1#x2# .. #xk, k ≥ 1, for some i and j: xi = xj^R, Σ = {a, b, #} (notes: xi’s contain a’s and b’s only, #’s ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 3:34pm

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Using who/whom whoever/whomever At red lights, my friend tries to race whoever pulls up beside him. Susan, who was in an ugly mood, pushed past a Girl Scout trying to sell cookies. Noel, whom I've known since middle school, has decided to trade in his ancient Honda. You ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 3:07pm

English
In "Paul's Case," members of the faculty don't like Paul's carnation because they think A. it doesn't match his other clothing. B. it suggests that he's not taking things seriously. C. it's the mark of an early death. D. it's effeminate ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 2:47pm

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Participles Onions are among the largest vegetable crops produced in the United States. Would the participle be produced? The truck, burdened with its load, traveled slowly over the rough road. Would the participle be burdened?
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 2:14pm

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help with participles The rude person, shoving others aside, went to see the manager. Would the participle be shoving The lake, frozen solidly, looked like a huge mirror. Would the participle be frozen?
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 1:57pm

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Find the participle Several passengers injured in the wreck were brought to the local hospital. Would the participle be injured
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 1:41pm

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Need help with participles Onions are among the largest vegetable crops produced in the United States. would the participle be vegetable? Several passengers injured in the wreck were brought to the local hospital. Would the participle be several? The fire, fanned by the high ...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 1:28pm

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Need help with participles Onions are among the largest vegetable crops produced in the United States. Would the participle be largest We drove slowly, enjoying every minute of the drive. Would the participle be enjoying?
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 1:08pm

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Need help with participle in the sentence We saw the thunderstorm advancing across the plains. Biting insects hovered over our campsite at night. Would the participles be advancing, and biting?
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 1:04pm

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Need help with the participle in the sentence The chart showing sales figures is very helpful. Would the participle be showing
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 1:01pm

English
Need help with infinitive The only way to have a friend is to be one. Would both "to have" and "to be" be the infinitives
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:58pm

English Grade 11
Explain how the meaning of each of the following words is related to the root work -litera- mean "letter." 1. literate (adj.) 2. literature
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:02pm

Year 9 English
I need an idea for a modern gothic short story! 500 words and try not to make it clique! Thankyou xx
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 6:04am

English
Is it "watch a one of a kind performance" or "watch one of a kind performance" I thought it was the first one, while someone else thought the second. Thanks!
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:43pm

English
Which sentence is punctuated correctly? The contents of the box consisted of seven, long-haired kittens. Marilyn was a lively outgoing, girl. Most of the middle schoolers hang out at the old, cool ice cream shop on 23rd Street. Is it A or C?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:40pm

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Has anyone here read The Diary of Anne Frank?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:55pm

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find the infinitive Adam, try to be on time in the morning.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 9:52pm

English
What are the infinitives in the sentence The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 9:46pm

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correct the following sentence: elvis our cat play with his toy and then he played on the scratching post There are 6 errors but I could only find 5. Elvis, our cat played with his toy, and then he played on the scratching post.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 8:54pm

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True or False: Never discuss an argument's implications. Comment only on the paper's explicit content. I think true is the answer.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:49pm

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True or False: Never discuss an argument's implications. Comment only on the paper's explicit content.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:39pm

English
True or Fasle: Try not to use formulaic language. Strive for originality in your commentary.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:36pm

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True or False: When doing peer review, you don't have to worry much about technical terms. Your classmates will know what you mean.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:35pm

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True or false: Your main job as a peer reviewer is to imagine what your teacher would say and to imitate his or her language?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:33pm

English
Hook: "When words fail, music speaks" Thesis: My favorite thing to do is listen to music. What could I make my transition sentence?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 6:19pm

English
These questions are from the article I posted about the woodpeckers. How would you describe the tone of the last section of the article? A. optimistic B. cautionary C. regretful D. elated B Which of the following sentences is an example of a hyperbole? A. They had proved ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 4:25pm

english project
What is the positive effects of blood plasma bags or blood banks. What is the size of one and what material is it made from. Impacts on the environment-the posirive and negative effects
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 3:39pm

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Back from Extinction In 2004, two biologists were canoeing in a remote part of Arkansas. They were searching for a bird that local people said was there. As the men floated along, they listened for a bird call neither had ever heard before. Then a crow-sized woodpecker flew ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 3:15pm

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Fossil Flitting, flickering, flashing black, white, and a note of red passes beneath trees that were already old at the end of the Civil War. The lovely departed species announces its fearless refusal to cease to be. And as we stand in the awe of life's determination, it ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 2:05pm

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Hello. I'll be very grateful if you help me with a few questions. 1)I know that the sentence "Why are you always late" correct, but is it possible to say "Why are you always being late" to show that it happens very often? 2)Do you think it's ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 1:38pm

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Read the passage. Choose the best way to rewrite the words in quotes. If the words are already correct, select "no change." Do you know what you "wanted" to become when you grow up? In the past, I "think" I "wished" to be a psychologist...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 1:12pm

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Can you help me identify the subordinate clause in the sentence The camel is the only pack animal that can stand the test of the Sahara. Would the subordinate clause be "than can stand the test of the Sahara?"
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 1:10pm

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Having trouble identifying subordinate clauses in the following sentences. 1. The airplane that we saw can land in only a few airports in this country. I think for this sentence the subordinate clause would be "that we saw." 2. The coin that I purchased is an old ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 1:03pm

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To your question Which of these clauses cannot stand alone? The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backward, I would say "that can fly backward" cannot stand alone.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:48pm

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I will never forget the first time I "have gone" to the ocean with my family. My brother and I "were" five and seven years old. My parents took us on the Ferris wheel on the pier and "are buying" us popcorn and cotton candy. A shell I got from a ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:33pm

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In the sentence, The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backward, the verb is either "is" or "can fly" I cannot determine what the subordinate clause is.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:27pm

English
Find the subordinate clause in the sentence The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backward.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:06pm

English
My instructions are to choose the sentence that has the prepositional phrase underlined." part underlined" 1. I didn't want "to trust" her at the beginning. 2. The house "on the hill" was completely destroyed by fire. 3. In the early evening, ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:57am

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Her father's book club "likes" Edgar Allen Poe. Is it supposed to be "likes" or "like?"
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:52am

English
What are the subordinate clause in these sentences? 1. Brett, who is a football star, is class president. 2. Bonnie, who is an artist, is also studying computer science. 3. The composer who wrote music comes form Germany. 4. My address book, which is bright red, is gone. 5. ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:48am

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1.Virtual reality systems can be used to train pilots, doctors, and engineers. These systems are seen most often in video games. 2. a head-mounted display is made of a headset with a screen for each eye. the display connects to a computer. 3. a tracking device senses the eye ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:58am

english 4
Identify the infinitive phrase and its use. To win an argument is seldom a desirable goal.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:44am

English
Is this sentence correct? The woman for whom we gave the party was delighted.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:43am

English
Is this sentence correct? Between you and I, I think it's wrong.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:40am

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Are these sentences correct? 1. I can run more quickly in my new shoes. 2. Where did you find them shoes? Which sentence has the correct prepositional phrase. 1. I didn't want to trust her at the beginning. 2. The house on the hill was completely destroyed by fire. 3. In ...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:38am

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Are the following sentences correct? He said it was them who took it., It couldn't have been them., Elena and she tied for first place.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 9:48am

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Which one is correct? Which one is an adjective? power-thirsting or power-thirtsty
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 1:12am

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The audience cheers excitedly when someone makes a goal.
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 8:26pm

english
What is the adverb(s) in the sentence "Lacrosse is a game that is still frequently played by many"?
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 8:22pm

English (Writeacher or Ms. Sue)
Please, I am struggling with these. Can someone help me by answering them? Or at least assisting me to? Thank you in advance to anyone who are able to. Read each of the following passages of descriptions of events from the play. Identify which type of irony is used in each ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:35pm

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Choose.. 1/ Ali is ( old, older ,oldest than Hani. Answer: older 2/ the elephant is ( big, bigger, biggest) than the horse. Answer: bigger. 3/ Sam answered ( more , most, much carefully than his sister . Answer: more. 4/ Ann is the ( young , younger, youngest) one in our ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:21pm

English Grade 11
What is the literary term for an event that is different from what the readers or the characters will expect to happen? A. situational irony B. ambiguity C. verbal irony D. contradiction Working on my workbook pages for this week and I don't understand this one: please ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 5:09pm

English
Where can I search poverty in my community and its poverty statics for their respective areas? For instance, MN. Thank you.
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 3:22pm

history,geograph,life science,life orentation,mathematical literacy,english
1.with my school subjects which careers can i study and the entrance requirement for the particular courses and fees and accommodation cost.
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 3:07pm

Literature/ English--Please, help me!
Please, I am struggling with these. Can someone help me by answering them? Or at least assisting me to? Thank you in advance to anyone who are able to. Read each of the following passages of descriptions of events from the play. Identify which type of irony is used in each ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 1:19pm

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Hi! Does anyone have a very difficult exercise on future tenses (will,going to and present continuous)? Almost impossible to solve? It can be some kind of a text, or typical gap exercise but it has to be for B2 or C1. I have checked almost the entire Internet but everything is...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:16pm

ela
could anyone help me answer this question , plz , thank you The following question is about the poem " We are cool " 3. Alliteration , or repeated consonant sounds , is used in this poem to ( 1point ) A . compare beginning and ending sounds b. create a flowing , ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:51am

English
Need help changing passive voice to an active one.... Iowa’s state lottery bill was approved by the Senate in a close vote taken this morning.
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 9:32am

English
Can someone explain to me the difference between angry about and angry for (when a verb follows)? I think "about" is used in sentences like: he is angry about being in jail (Would "for" be possible in this sentence?) he is angry with me for being rude to ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 5:21am

Literature/English
Please, I am struggling with these. Can someone help me by answering them? Or at least assisting me to? Thank you in advance to anyone who are able to. Read each of the following passages of descriptions of events from the play. Identify which type of irony is used in each ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 1:04am

Ms. Sue
Can you evaluate my answers in my previous "English/Literature Questions" post? Thank you.
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 1:36pm

Literature/English Questions
Read each of the following passages of descriptions of events from the play. Identify which type of irony is used in each passage or description. Then briefly explain the contrast of contradiction that occurs in each passage. 1. TRAVELER: So, what do you reckon? Any good, is ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 1:34pm

Literature/English Questions
Please, I am struggling with these. Can someone help me by answering them? Or at least assisting me to? Thank you in advance to anyone who are able to. These questions regard the short-story "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty." Describe each character's involvement...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 12:19pm

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Choose the contraction in parentheses ( ) that correctly completes the sentence . 1/ She (don't, doesn't) know what to expect in the United States . Answer: doesn't 2/ Fortunatley, her aunt and uncle ( haven't, didn't) forgotten to meet her plane. Answer: ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 9:45am

English
Are Lincoln and Kennedy inaugural addresses relevant today?
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 7:42am

English Comp
What does Rhetorical or Rhetorical stance mean?
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 10:52pm

English
Which sentence is grammatical? There is no holes. There are no holes.
Friday, February 21, 2014 at 8:30pm

English
Did a song about selfies really just play on my itunes radio? Should it be play it played
Friday, February 21, 2014 at 5:29pm

English
Have you discovered where you left your books?
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 5:47pm

English
What would you write in rising action, falling action, and a resolution on a plot diagram? Like things we would write, my story's about a girl who's afraid to go on a ride..
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 3:47pm

English
8. Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence. Were invited to the movies with Sam and Alex tonight. (1 point) apostrophe semicolon colon hyphen 9. For class tomorrow, I need you to bring the following paint, markers, and glue. (1 point) ...
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 2:10pm

English
Can someone check if the questions and the sentences are grammatical? Thank you. 1)Can you fly with a Bergonian passport? 2) Why might visitors not be welcome on Seeland? 3) What are the citizens of the Aerican Empire like? 4) What happened to Danny when he accepted his friend...
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 2:01pm

English IV
Help Please! Choose the function of the italicized infinitive phrase shown below. (stars indicate italicized infinitive phrase) Meridith is *to be restored as captain.* Answer Options: Function of infinitive: Adjective, Adverb, or Noun. (I chose adverb & got it wrong)
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:29am

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