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3. In "The Destructors," which of the following best describes how Blackie feels about T's new role as gang leader? (1 point) resentful curiosity skeptical obedience unwavering support overwhelming resignation 4. Which of the following quotes from "The ...
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 1:56am
1. Ever since he was a baby, he suffered from a serious illness. 2. Ever since he was a baby, he has suffered from a serious illness. ----------------- Which one is grammatical? Are both OK? Which one is commonly used? In #1, the present tense is used and in #2, the present ...
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 12:48am
1. When he was ten years old, Mattie's illness got worse. 2. At the age of ten years old, Mattie's illness got worse. 3. Aged ten years old, Mattie's illness got worse. (Are the three sentences the same and grammatical?) 4. When he was ten, Mattie's illness got...
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 12:45am
1. Mattie's first wish came true in 2001. 2. Mattie's first wish was realized in 2001. (Are both the same?) 3. His first poetry book, Heartsongs, came out and became a best-seller. 4. His first poetry book, Heartsongs, was published and became a best-seller. (Are both ...
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 12:42am
hello, how can i improve my introduction Education is a commitment and every student should put more effort in their studies because so much of their future depends on it. Some students are willing to work hard and get the grades that they desire, while others dont seem ...
Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11:00pm
I need help imroving my introduction and also criticize the points that i include,grammar mistakes, etc. thanks! Education is a commitment and every student should put more effort in their studies because so much of their future depends on it. Some students are willing to work...
Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 3:35pm
in the book "passing" by Nella Larsen, how is each character trapped? I was thinking about writing how they are in a way trapped within themselves, and have internal conflicts. Would that qualify as them being trapped?
Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 2:51pm
I have to write a 5 paragraph comparison and contrast essay on Agamemnon, Hamlet, and The Love song of J. Alfred Prufrock. When writing this, do I compare all three stories at once in each paragraph as well as their differences in each of the 3 body paragraphs?
Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 1:26am
Question about the short story the Wager by Anton Chekhov: The climax comes at the end of the middle section of the story after which the author "ties up loose ends" by telling the reader what happened to each major character. True or False I am really confused about...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 10:16pm
in the sentence The old teeth of a shark are replaced by new teeth as often as every one to two weeks. would shark be both a common noun and a concrete noun?
Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 10:04pm
Business Computers English Foreign Languages Health Home Economics Math Music Physical Education Science Social Studies GRADE LEVELS Preschool Kindergarten Elementary School 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade High School 9th Grade ...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 8:35pm
Misplaced and dangling modifiers Having won more than $200,000 during her career, her performances include victories in over 20 tournaments. I think it would be better... During her career, her performances include victories in over 20 tournaments winning more than 200,000. ? ...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 7:05pm
I have to rewrite sent. to fix misplaced and dangling phrases. 1. To become an outstanding all-around player like Lambert, many hours of training are required. My revised sent is... Many hours of training are required to become an outstanding all-around player like Lambert. ...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 6:41pm
Just want some advice on if i am doing this correctly. Thanks in advance. Combine each sentences using a semicolon. First is the original and the (#A) is my answer. 1. Abalone fishing in California is strictly regulated. A person is allowed to harvest only twenty-four of these...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 10:24am
1. He looks in his diary and sees the wrong data. (Do we have to use the preposition 'in'? How about 'looks at'?) 2. Fix uses a warrant to arrest Fogg. 3. Fix uses a document to arrest Fogg. (Is 'a warrant' a document? Can we substitute 'a paper'...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 6:25am
1. i want to marry Mrs aouda tomorrow, the 23rd December. 2. i want to marry Mrs Aouda tomorrow, 23rd December. 3. i want to marry Mrs Aouda tomorrow, December 23rd. 4. i want to marry Mrs Aouda tomorrow, December the 23rd. 5. i want to marry Mrs Aouda tomorrow, December 23...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 5:53am
a persuasive article starting with an event like "On October 18, 1990, a young man waked into St. Paul's Cathedral in London England....." Is this an effective method to interest the reader. Also, is starting a persuasive article or essay with a historical event...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 11:07pm
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, October 8, 2014 at 1:47pm
What does Lian Dolan mean in Carrying Your Own Skis when she says that skiing was work? A. Skiing was not at all enjoyable. B. Skiers then did not have the conveniences they have now. C. Skiing was a very expensive sport, and you had to work hard to pay...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 1:29pm
Your boss has asked you to investigate the types and uses of social media that might be appropriate in the workplace. In addition, you are also asked to compare and contrast the services and provide a recommendation that would be suitable to your companys goals. ...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 12:38pm
I can't find on the web how to quote an article from the New York Times that appeared on the web--the catch is it has a column name This is the info: Title: Is College Worth It? Clearly New Data Say Author: David Leonhardt Column Name: The Upshot Publication date: May 27, ...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 10:38am
They walk into a meeting. 'Camerfield for judge!' shout the people on the left. 'Mandiboy for judge!' shout the people on the right. Thenthey start fighting..... ------------------------- What is happening in the passage above? Who is 'Camerfield' and ...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 8:09am
is it C??? The author writes that the nobles had "resumed their ancient license in its utmost extent." This means that the nobles had sought to __________. unite with nobles from other nations pay homage and give respect to the king despite his absence strengthen ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 3:35pm
Am i correct? Since I have never actually been on a plane, my fear of flying is purely __________; my fear of tight spaces, however, is __________ and based on past experiences. acute deliberate fatuous gregarious theoretical authentic <--- inane querulous
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 3:04pm
The damage those rumors did to the actor's reputation is __________, so it is somewhat understandable that he became so __________ and bitter towards the members of the press who spread lies about him. genial zealous odious impeccable wanton sublime ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 2:49pm
1. Read the following sentences from "Lifeguard Rules!" Thats it, Ira and Michael, Francesca had said. "You guys dont get a third warning. Go spend fifteen minutes out of the water. Ill inform you when Im ready to see you in ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 2:19pm
Which sentence uses the demonstratives correctly? A. I have to get out of these wet clothes before I catch an awful cold. B. I have to get out of these wet clothes before I catch a awful cold. C. I have to get out of those wet clothes before I catch a awful cold. D. I have to ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 1:44pm
1. They got a train to New York. 2. They got a train for New York. 3. They caught a train to New York. 4. They caught a train for New York. (Are they all grammatical and the same in meaning? Which ones are commonly used?)
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 7:34am
1. He got onto the ship. 2. He got on the ship. 3. He went onto the ship. 4. He went on the ship. ------------------------ What is the difference betwen them? Which ones are grammatical? Are they the same in meaning?
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 3:13am
I need some help with point for an essay in English about the great Gatsby. I have a question about development of character or interests, and I don't know how I could write about Gatsby in this idea. I also need the writers style and Fitzgerald's view and tone towards...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 3:01am
But at the ticket office he learns that it's leaving early - that evening. -------------------- Q1: What other verbs can we use instead of 'learns'? the meaning of 'learns' here is _______. Q2: What is the function of '_' in the sentence?
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 1:32am
World History (Ms. Sue)
This is my finished paper. Please, give me your honest opinion. I don't have very much confidence in my writing this time. Do you agree with that which I have written? Should I make any improvements or revise anything? Does it all make sense? List the principles of the ...
Monday, October 6, 2014 at 10:57pm
World History (Ms. Sue)
I've only written the first half of this paper, but I want your opinion. List the principles of the Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights, the American Declaration of Independence, the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen, and the U.S. Bill of Rights. ...
Monday, October 6, 2014 at 10:25pm
What was one way the historical rivalry between the French and the English played out in the American colonies? A. The two European powers fought over control of present-day Floridia B. They competed over resources in the Ohio River Valley C. They clashed over trade ...
Monday, October 6, 2014 at 6:54pm
Consider a propositional language with three propositional constants - mushroom, purple, and poisonous - each indicating the property suggested by its spelling. Using these propositional constants, encode the following English sentences as Propositional Logic sentences. Use ~ ...
Monday, October 6, 2014 at 2:36pm
People move from country to country by ship, by train, by sleigh or by elephant. ---------------------- Is this sentence grammatical? Do you have some other good expressions?
Monday, October 6, 2014 at 4:12am
Question 7.7. Which choice best describes the underlined word or words in each sentence? Could the Polynesian Islanders really have navigated across the Pacific Ocean? (could and have navigated are underlined) complete predicate simple predicate compound predicate none of the ...
Monday, October 6, 2014 at 12:30am
Okay, in school we just finished "To Kill A Mockingbird" and we have a sort of questionnaire thing to do. One of the questions is "Who symbolizes the "gray ghost" and why?" I have my suspicions that it is Arthur "Boo" Radley but I would ...
Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 8:50pm
Although the New England, and the Chesapeake region were both settled largely by people of english orgin, by 1700 the regions had evolved into 2 distinct societies. Why did this difference in development occur?
Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 7:48pm
I have to use end notes for a project I am doing on a famous dead person. I am using information from the person's medical record and diaries and such. But I am not using direct quotes but just a few pieces of information here and there. Ex: William was born on august 15, ...
Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 4:54pm
there are 50 pupils in a class. 43 of them like mathematics, 38 like english and 33 like both mathematics and english. How many pupils like both mathematics and english??
Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 4:46pm
If an author is skillful at representing the point of view and attitudes of a hobo, a nurse, a corporate CEO, and a variety of other diverse characters, the author is demonstrating
Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 4:40pm
What is the theme or message of the poem The Bull Moose by Alden Nowlan? i know the poem is a reference to the crucifix of Jesus but i am not sure about the theme
Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 4:11pm
Which principal part of the verb to teach appears in this sentence. Then she taught me how to cultivate rich and healthy soil and helped me identify which types of plants are best for the environment in my yard. past past participle present present participle I really don'...
Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 1:16pm
which of these is an example of direct characterization The students gasped at the teachers tremendous height Mr Lightner is cruel and is no friend to animals Sasha hid the toys Melissa plays tennis I chose the 3rd one
Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 1:10pm
Which of these is an example of direct characterization Treys voice remained calm as he shared the news Taya was well known for her good looks Marcus is shy and has difficulty speaking to a crowd
Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 1:32am
which sentence is correct? a) They are trying their best in the hope of winning the race. b) They are trying their best in the hopes of winning the race. c) They are trying their best in hope of winning the race. d) They are trying their best in hopes of winning the race.
Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 9:02pm
English check answers please!!
"The King of Mazy May" by Jack London Which detail helps you predict that Walt will face a series of unfortunate events? a) Lifting clear on the crest of a great jam off Indian River, Walt masters met with his first accident b) The poor brute plunged in a heap, with ...
Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 8:51pm
What does this mean in the Gift of the Magi? While the mistress of the house is gradually subsiding from the first stage to the second, take a look at the home. A furnished flat at $8 per week. It did not exactly beggar description, but it certain had that word on the lookout ...
Friday, October 3, 2014 at 2:12pm
1. The ice must be at least 15 centimeters thick. 2. The ice must be not less than 15 centimeters thick. ----------- Are both the same? Are they grammatical? Have a great weekend. Thank you for your help.
Friday, October 3, 2014 at 5:08am
What winter sport do you like most? 1. I lke curling because it's fun to see players hit big stones. 2. I like bobsledding because it's thrilling to ride a bobsled. 3. I like speed skating because I like wild races. 4. I like ski jumping because I like flying in the ...
Friday, October 3, 2014 at 5:06am
1. Eleven Cities Tour finally takes place again! 2. Eleven Cities Tour finally is held again! 3. Eleven Cities Tour is finally held again! ---------------- Between #2 and #3, which one is grammatical?
Friday, October 3, 2014 at 4:59am
1. Over 15,000 skaters entered the race. 2. More than 15,000 skaters took part in the race. 3. Over 15,000 skaters joined the race. (Are they all the same and grammatical?)
Friday, October 3, 2014 at 4:56am
The most important motivation for the English government to support the exploration and settlement of land in North America was... a. the desire to spread Christianity b. the need to separate from the Catholic church c. the need to protect England from invasion d. the desire ...
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 8:42pm
In the following literature selections,individuals experience rites of passage in various ways: The Bass, the River and Shelia Mant by W.D. Wetherell Oranges by Gary Soto I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou First Lesson by Philip Booth On Turning Ten by Billy ...
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 5:07pm
What are some major obstacles, failures and triumphs in Jay Gatsby's life? What is the development of career or interests of this character in the book? I can't remember many points for the first question and for the second question I don't really understand what ...
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 10:53am
english is not my first language ,plz help i m writing an essay .. In order to prevent the risk factor of social media, parents should involve in children social media and other online issues. .Parent should win the confidence of their children and encourage them tell ...
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 7:32am