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English
What is a dynamic character? *A dynamic character is a character who changes GREATLY in the story* am I correct? please help. and thanks
Monday, January 13, 2014 at 1:15pm

English
I need help revising a MLK thesis statement. "Martin Luther King Jr. uses structure and language to influence his readers." very bland, i need a more popping one. any suggestions?
Monday, January 13, 2014 at 12:38pm

English
How would you paraphrase this excerpt from "A Tale-Tell Heart" by Edgar Allen Poe; "I bade them search - search well. I led, at length, to his chamber. I showed them his treasures, secure, undisturbed"
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 10:15pm

English
What sound device(s) does Dickinson employ in the phrase, "too cool for Corn-" as well as the line, "But when a Boy,/and Barefoot"? Choose all that apply. 1.) onomatopeia 2.) alliteration 3.) assonance 4.) slant rhyme I know that alliteration and slant ...
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 7:40pm

English
Which of the following is the subordinate clause in the following sentence? Agatha Christie wrote her first story when she was a child. A) Agatha Christie B) wrote her first story C) when she was a child D) was a child My answer: C
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 7:16pm

English
What does this quote mean? “Stars got tangled in her hair whenever she played in the sky.”
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 5:08pm

English
A verb phrase that acts as a noun is called a? participial. adverbial. infinitive. gerund. Which of the following is the prepositional phrase in the sentence below? Applause came from the bleachers. A) Applause came B) came from C) from D) from the bleachers My answers: D. ...
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 3:32pm

English
1. Ten news was broadcasted on CNN. 2. Ten pieces of news was broadcasted on CNN. ------------------- Which one is correct? Do we use other expressions?
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 2:33pm

English
Read the following line from: "Poor chap, he always loved larking And now he's dead" Which of the following words best describes the speaker's tone? detached mournful objective sympathetic I can rule out A and C, as the do not convey the tone that is in the ...
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 2:32pm

English
What type of phrase is underlined in the sentence below? (Lying in bed), I heard a strange noise. prepositional * participial gerund infinitive What type of phrase is underlined in the sentence below? The committee (running the event) erected a tent. prepositional participial...
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 2:13pm

English
In "First Confession," Gran is best described as a A) flat character. B) round character. C) stock character. D) antagonist. In "First Confession," all of the following situations contribute to the humor created in the story by transforming a familiar event...
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 1:14am

English
Which of the following is a phrase fragment? A) Since the weather forecast is beautiful this weekend. B) Let's ask our parents if we can go tubing. C) Did you just say that? D) A great dog, that’s what we have! I can't determine if it's A or C.
Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 11:48pm

Honor's English
Which of the following describes the underlined phrase in the sentence below? The local softball team won the championship (against all odds). A) prepositional B) participial C) gerund D) infinitive Process of elimination: It cannot be C since a gerund needs to have -ing at ...
Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 5:11pm

English
What is the tone in "The Bungrass Edge of the World" By Annie Proulx?
Friday, January 10, 2014 at 6:18pm

English - Symbolism
How do you know if something is a symbol in a story? I have to find the symbolism in "Fish!" by Stephen C. Lundin, but I don't really understand if there are any symbols in it, and it's a fairly new book, so there's not much online.
Friday, January 10, 2014 at 4:40pm

English
What does it mean to write a reflective piece? Just writing an essay?
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 8:25pm

A.P English
What recurring motifs are there in "Frankenstein?" Also, what would the basic conflict be? Should I just describe the basic plot in a summary, or is there a different or more specific way to do that?
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 6:13pm

English
We were asked to pick 3 literary elements and explain how they can be affected by setting. I have protagonists and antagonists as one, that they can change due to not being completely rounded just yet - basically in the sense that the characters kind of create themselves as ...
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 5:47pm

English
Can someone help me with these sentences, please? Thank you very much in advance. I use the Internet to conduct school research, use translation programmes, use an online homework agency, do online shopping, play games, chat with my friends, send private instant messages, log ...
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 2:52pm

english
consider what you have learned about American history during the period 1860 to the early 1900s. how do the stories in unit 4 reflect what was going on in the country then?
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 1:44pm

English
(1) We decided to climb Mt. Rainer, but it was a long, hard journey to Washington State from Medford, Oregon. (2) We were worried about our likely sucess in the cold enviroment of the upper slopes. (3) For one thing, Marty was broke and anxius about having warm clothes for ...
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 1:09pm

English
An epic is a narrative or poetic literary work that tells of A.) the traditions of an ancient culture. B.) the adventures of a legendary here. C.) the history and myths of a country. I think it is B..?
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 12:52pm

English
Identify the sentence below that includes a personal pronoun in the objective case. A.) You have you problems, and she has "hers". B.) Paul and "I" have known each other for a long time. C.) Dr. Gupta thought of his assistant and immediately called for &...
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 12:49pm

english
Please HELP Type the word that the underlined phrase modifies or renames. Store the records OF PAYMENTS in the file cabinet. Question 24.. Type the word that the underlined phrase modifies or renames. The house, AN OLD FASHIONED COTTAGE SURROUNDED BY CREPE MYRTLESs, was charming.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 11:48pm

chemistry
Please explain, in simple English, why is milk a colloid?
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 7:30pm

English help
Please check my answers to see if these words math the sentence correctly! Bedraggled, be hooves, euphemism, exemplary, opulent, sequester. 1. A Mercedes-Benz and a closet full of fancy suits leads to one to believe that the lawyer Mr, Harris enjoyed an OPULENT lifestyle. On ...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 6:40pm

English help
From the words below supply the words needed to complete the sentences. Euphemism, opaque, evanescent, exacerbated exemplary, ornate 1. The OPAQUE window was replaced by a transparent one; the change, however rather than making the situation better, only EXACERBATED the ...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 6:22pm

English
Can any of check my answers on these three analogies? That would be great! 1. bear: den:: A. person : home B. locomotive: train:: C. wolf : lair D. fish : school I think it would be B :) correct me if I'm wrong 2. locomotive : train:: A. motor : auto B. tide : waves C. boy...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 6:04pm

English
Can someone check these sentences, please? I need to prepare them for Tomorrow. 1) Air pollution is mainly caused by gases from factories and car exhaust fumes. It can cause acid rain, breathing problems and it can increase the risk of cancer. 2)The destruction of the ozone ...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 1:31pm

English
However, the game is called soccer in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. --------------------------------- In the sentence, how do you read 'U.S.' generally? 1. you. es. 2. United States
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 8:21am

Math
Match the account balance with the debt that it represents. Explain your reasoning. 14. Account balance = -$25 15. Account balance < -$25 12. Account balance > -$25 Anser choices a. Debt > $25 b. debt= $25 c. Debt < $25 sory for bad English I'm chinese
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 6:33pm

english 11
In which sentence is the underlined phrase a prepositional phrase functioning as an adjective? My sister was born in Chicago. She went to boarding school in Coventry. My sister moved away in 2009. Her grades gave my sister a place in the top rank of her class. 7. Read the ...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 6:32pm

Math
Match the account balance with the debt that it represents. Explain your reasoning. 14. Account balance = -$25 15. Account balance < -$25 12. Account balance > -$25 Anser choices a. Debt > $25 b. debt= $25 c. Debt < $25 sory for bad English I'm chinese
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 6:31pm

english 11
In which sentence is the underlined phrase a prepositional phrase functioning as an adjective? My sister was born in Chicago. She went to boarding school in Coventry. My sister moved away in 2009. Her grades gave my sister a place in the top rank of her class. 7. Read the ...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 6:30pm

English
Just one more thing. Which of the following sentences are grammatical? Thank you very much for your cooperation. 1.I spent most of my holiday at home. 2. I spent the greatest part of my holiday at home. 3. I mainly/mostly stayed at home during my holiday. 4.For the most part, ...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 4:13pm

English
Are both skiing Holiday and ski Holiday possible? Thank you.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 2:14pm

English
Complete the following sentence with a word or words that show a logical relationship. Joshua took a nap _______ sorting the mail. A. after B. instead of C. while D. before
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 1:37pm

english
1.He gets killed 2. I will get it done 3 gas gets over. could i know the grammatical aspect here ? I mean get/gets followed by a participle .what form of a sentence construction etc.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 1:26pm

English
Can you tell me if the expression the most part of my holiday is a mistake? I used it once instead of the greatest part of.. Thank you.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 12:54pm

Summer Reading
I didn't read my books because I didn't have English until after Christmas. I can't find my list, but I know all the ones I'm supposed to read except for one. I know this book is called "Fish." Do you have any idea who it might be by?
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 6:56am

English
Can someone check these sentences describing Mr Gradgrind? Thank you very much in advance. Mr Gradgrinds's appearance mirrors his beliefs. His eyes contain no light as the square forehead containing facts prevents him from seeing any. His mouth is not more than a hard line...
Monday, January 6, 2014 at 7:11pm

English
Which is the most important step you need to do as a study reader? A. Take notes while you read. B. Survey the chapters before you begin detailed reading. C. Answer questions as you read. D. All of the above. im Stumped :(
Monday, January 6, 2014 at 4:25pm

english
to needle someone is to a. press him or her into taking a particular action b.make that person try to locate a very small object. c.speak sharply to him or her
Monday, January 6, 2014 at 1:30pm

English HELP!!
Can you fix the fragments on these two sentences pls.? 1)After all the people left the party. 2)When Halloween arrives,all boys and girls.
Monday, January 6, 2014 at 11:25am

English
Which sentence uses an objective case pronoun as a direct object? I e-mailed him yesterday. I sent him an attachment that included photos of the picnic. He wrote back to Bob and me with an answer to our questions.
Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 10:16pm

English
Which sentence uses an objective case pronoun incorrectly? >I e-mailed him yesterday. >I sent him an attachment that included photos of the picnic. >He wrote back to Bob and I with an answer to our questions.
Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 10:09pm

English
Identify all the descriptions Whitman uses to compare Lincoln to a ship’s captain. What kind of leader does the speaker consider Lincoln?
Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9:50pm

Math - Algebra
Von's arcade uses 3 different colored tokens for its game machines. For 500, you can purchase any of the following combinations of tokens: 8 gold, 18 silver, and 7 bronze tokens; 8 gold, 14 silver, and 13 bronze tokens; or 16 gold, 6 silver, and 9 bronze tokens. What is ...
Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 9:26pm

English HELP
At the conclusion of Chapter 9, Chauvelin comes into possession of a note that indicates that Armand St. Just is working against the French government. How do you think Chauvelin will try to use this information to influence Lady Blakeney? Do you think his efforts will work? Why?
Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 2:31pm

English
What does this sentence mean? - Extending the time between meals makes your body go into "starvation mode," which decreases your metabolism as a means to conserve energy and prevent starvation.
Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 2:13am

English
would the tone for "The Life You Save May Be Your Own" by Flannery O'Conner be selfish because Mr. Shiftlet wants the car only and the mother is looking for any man to hand her daughter to?
Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 6:12pm

english
What part of speech is coursework?
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 4:34pm

English (grammar)
Hi. I just want to ask if the statement below is grammatically correct: " I'll keep up what I can do for other people. " I think the thought of the statement can be understood, but I'm not sure if the grammar is correct (or the words are like jumbled). Help ...
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 12:39am

English
I lost my 'The Merchant of Venice' book and I was wondering if anyone could give me the page number to where I could find example of word play and physical humor
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 8:00pm

English
What is a word that means that you don't care about something?
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 7:49pm

English
"We found his flag one bitter morning." By repeating the "f" sound, the line uses: a. analogy b. metaphor c. alliteration d. lyric C "Like moths to flames we sought our goal." What is the most likely meaning of this line? a. the climbers had no ...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 3:54pm

English
Correct the fragment below. Bring money for snacks. a. Bring money for snacks when we go to the zoo. b. Will you bring money for snacks? c. You should bring money for snacks. d. No correction is required. This is a complete sentence. D?
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 1:46pm

English
If a person does "portraits", you might tell him/her to paint: a. your house b. a landscape c. your family d. a bowl of fruit C A person having low "morale" is most likely feeling: a. talkative b. embarrassed c. depressed I can't really decide between B...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 1:39pm

English
A person wanting to reach home by "curfew" would be wanting to: a. arrive in time for a meal b. meet a time deadline c. watch something on T.V. d. complete a homework assignment B?
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 1:32pm

English
What does "to do no shirk" mean?
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11:17am

english
"Maybe if I can increase the tension just a little it will hurt him and he will jump, he thought. Now that it is daylight let him jump so that he'll fill the sacks along his backbone with air and then he cannot go deep to die." This passage illustrates A. the ...
Monday, December 30, 2013 at 5:41pm

English
Which marks of punctuation would be appropriate to set off the italicized words in the following sentence? One day my dad and his brother stop me if you've heard this story started out on what they thought would be an uneventful drive to work.
Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 11:03am

english
what sound devices does Dickinson employ in the phrase, "too cool for Corn", "But when a Boy, and Barefoot"? alliteration, slant rhyme
Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 2:21pm

Writing
I just want an opinion here. I've been writing for about ten years, and I've improved greatly. Though, now I'm beginning to feel like I've reached a standstill. I still read a lot to expand my knowledge and vocabulary, and I bounce back and forth between ...
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 9:10pm

English
Critics often say that Chekhov’s short stories show “slices of life” rather than complete story arcs. How do the endings of "Star Food," "Everything That Rises Must Converge," and "The Bet" reflect what might be considered ...
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 1:18pm

English
(1) Eric watched the news on TV. (2) His father watched the news on TV.(3) the newscaster talked about special events.(4) A police officer a firefighter and a teacher taught third graders about safety.(5) The mayor took a trip and gave a speech. 1/ what is missing in sentence...
Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 5:42pm

help please English
If this be error and upon me proved/ I nevered writ, nor no man ever loved." What is the impact of these concluding lines from shakespeare's sonnet 116? 1. They underscore the fact that everyone makes mistakes 2. They underscore the fat that shakespeare is a writer 3....
Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 9:26am

English
the angry teacher punished the noisy class. Is angry and noisy the adjective
Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 1:53am

help please English
If this be error and upon me proved/ I nevered writ, nor no man ever loved." What is the impact of these concluding lines from shakespeare's sonnet 116? 1. They underscore the fact that everyone makes mistakes 2. They underscore the fat that shakespeare is a writer 3....
Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 8:01pm

English-Urgent please!
What phrase structure rule creates coordinate structures? I am confused here. Is it prepositional phrases?
Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 5:08pm

English
f this be error and upon me proved/ I nevered writ, nor no man ever loved." What is the impact of these concluding lines from shakespeare's sonnet 116? 1. They underscore the fact that everyone makes mistakes 2. They underscore the fat that shakespeare is a writer 3....
Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 4:58pm

English
nondecomposability? How many morphemes are in that word. I have five-non,de,ability,com,ity what about the pos?
Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 1:00pm

english 4
Harry's father is seattle's wealthiest citizen?
Friday, December 20, 2013 at 9:43pm

English
I left out these last sentences. Thank you. 1) My parents like my clothes style very much and not They like so much my clothes style. 2) My favourite style is the urban look because it is comfortable enough for school. 3) Each of you will have to join one of the four groups ...
Friday, December 20, 2013 at 3:10pm

English
9. Read these line, from The Passionate Shepherd to his love. "The country swains shall dance and sing/For they delight each May morning.?If these delights thy mind may move,/Then live with me, and be my love." What sort of life is the shepherd offering the numph? 1....
Friday, December 20, 2013 at 2:53pm

English
Can you please check these sentences I'm doubtful about? Thank you very much. 1) My parents like my clothing style because they think that wearing practical clothes is the most important thing/most important is to wear practical clothes/ 2) I was given these trousers for ...
Friday, December 20, 2013 at 2:46pm

English
How do I change this into present tense? When Crooks and Lennie was talking in his room.
Friday, December 20, 2013 at 12:08am

Geography help
which identifies one culture factor that unites the people of Latin America? A. they are citizens of the same country B. most are roman catholic c. most speak English and Arabic D. they were once ruled by the same powerful emperor
Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 3:10pm

8gradeHistory. ASAP Please.
The words and ideas of John Locke a.influenced the writers of the English Bill of Rights, the Articles of Confederation, and the Mayflower Compact. b. are preserved in the Mayflower Compact. c. constitute the first 10 amendments to the Constitution. d. influenced those who ...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 11:04pm

English
What does this question mean? What was your reading process or method for reading fiction before this unit?
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 8:53pm

English
We are writing this Character Analysis and I am stuck on how the author's personality affects him towards others. His Personality is selfishness/Shy/worthless.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 8:33pm

English
Can you please check these sentences? Thank you very much in advance and Merry Christmas! 1) The Key-Note begins with an extended description of Coketown, the fictional setting for the novel, which is based on Preston, now part of greater Manchester, where Dickens went in 1953...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 5:33pm

english
what is meant by the terms "grow organically" in this sentence? The fashion company has been willing to build and grow organically.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 3:56pm

english
My sister Aliah is both a comic and smart.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 2:50pm

English LAC 1
Type the word that the underlined phrase modifies or renames. They swept the dead leaves OUT OF THE HALLWAY and shut the door against the wind.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 2:14pm

language arts
1.When actors speak in unison, they are -speaking one after another -talking in rhyme -all saying the same thing at once -quieter than normal 2.Poems often do not use standard English, standard punctuation,or standard language to describes ideas and feelings. The poet writes,&...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 11:23am

English
Valmy gets a paper from the safe - a paper with a drawing on it. ------------------- What is the meaning of 'paper' in the sentence? Do we have to use 'a' before 'paper' or not?
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 5:46am

English
1. Valmy is in bed, asleep. 2. Valmy is asleep in bed. 3. Valmy is in bed, and he was asleep. 4. Valmy is in bed, being asleep. ------------ Does #1 mean #2 or #3 or #4?
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 5:41am

English
1. He worked in Mr. Batular's circus. 2. He worked in circus. 3. He worked in the circus. 4. He worked in a circus. (Which expressions are grammatical?)
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 5:19am

English
What is the definition for "Vague Optimism"?
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 5:35pm

English
each sentence contains an apposive phrase. Determine whether the appositive phrase is essential or non-essential. Mark the sentence that punctuates the appositive phrase correctly. 36. A. Ten feet of snow more than we had ever seen fell recently. *B. Ten feet of snow, more ...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 1:38pm

English
LINE 10: melted; violets, roses, carnations, lilies of the valley-somehow vastly more lovely and alluring that they blossomed thus unnaturally in the snow. 35. Context clues suggest that "Alluring" in the above line means. A. simple B. strained C. exciting D. ...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 1:21pm

English 11A
each sentence contains an apposive phrase. Determine whether the appositive phrase is essential or non-essential. Mark the sentence that punctuates the appositive phrase correctly. 36. A. Ten feet of snow more than we had ever seen fell recently. *B. Ten feet of snow, more ...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 1:14pm

English
"I looked upon the scene before me—upon the mere house, and the simple landscape features of the domain—upon the bleak walls—upon the vacant eyelike windows—upon a few rank sedges—and upon a few white trunks of decayed trees—with an utter ...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 12:46pm

English - help
Ms. Kemp Recruits Volunteers As a new ninth grader at my high school, I was sitting in an assembly about volunteerism.The guest speaker was Ms. Francis Kemp. Today I had an experience worth writing about. I must admit that I did not have high hopes for the hour. I was sure it ...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 11:11am

English
9. Read these line, from The Passionate Shepherd to his love. "The country swains shall dance and sing/For they delight each May morning.?If these delights thy mind may move,/Then live with me, and be my love." What sort of life is the shepherd offering the numph? 1....
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 10:51am

English
Q7. Write down the name of the person who says to Prospero, "Stop the storm." A: Miranda. Q8. What does Prospero call to attack Stephano, Trinculo, and Caliban? A: He calls some spirit dogs. * Listen carefully and mark an O if the statement is true. If not, mark an X...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 5:32am

English
Q4 What does Ferdinand do when they were in danger because of the storm? A: He jumps into the water and swim away. Q5: He was king of the magic island. Now he must work for Prospero. He is angry with Prospero. He wants his island back again. Who is he? A: He is Caliban. Q6. ...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 5:31am

English
Q1. Who is Miranda's father? A: He is Prospero. Q2. What is the name of the person who opens the gate of Milan to King Alonso? A: His name is Antonio. Q3. He is one of the spirits on the magic island. He helps Prospero and Miranda. He makes a magic storm and attack the ...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 5:30am

English
select the correct form of the possessive for the bolded word(s). with MS.SMITH assistance, we learned to paddle a cone. *Ms Smith's Ms Smiths's Ms Smitheses' Ms Smiths After several HOURS worth of work, she finished the project. hour's *hours' hours's ...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 12:01am

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