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3. In “The Pigman & Me,” the author creates a mood of suspense by focusing most of the action around a fight between two boys at school. a tree cut almost to its heart. Nonno Frankie’s advice to Paul. concerns about how a girl will react.
Monday, November 17, 2014 by robert

English
1. Don't use a cell phone while you are driving. 2. Don't use a cell phone while you drive. 3. Don't use a cell phone while driving. 4. Don't use a cell phone driving. ----------------------------- Which ones are grammatical? Does #3 mean #1 or #2?
Monday, November 17, 2014 by rfvv

English
what does the diction and details reveal about the tone in this passage. "When first I took up my abode in the woods, that is, began to spend my nights as well as days there, which, by accident, was on Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, 1845, my house was not ...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by Morgan

English
1. Listening to loud music isn't good for your ears, either. 2. Also, listening to loud music isn't good for your ears. ------------ Are both the same in meaning?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by rfvv

English Grammar
The homework this week is over sentence transformations. The question asks: 1.) Write the positive declarative sentence that corresponds to the transformed sentence 2.) Identify the sentence type Sentence: What courses have been scheduled for next fall? I have written "...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by Shari

Debate English
In a debate, after the opposing team poses a question, can our team just stand up and answer or do we have to wait until someone tells us that we are allowed to answer?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by Curri

English
1. The hospital is for certain people. 2. He has a certain problem. 3. He has a sure problem. 4. He is certain that the boy is diligent. -------------------------- Are they all grammatical? The meaning of 'certain' seems to be different. Does #2 mean #3? Is the ...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. Don't touch. 2. Don't take pictures 3. Don't bring pets. 4. Don't bring/use _______________. 5. Don't use cellphones. --------------------- There are five kinds of signs. They are stop signs. There is a line from the top left to the bottom right. Are the...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by rfvv

English
What is the purpose of Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe? What are some qualities and Character traits about of the Speaker in Annabel Lee? I need at least 5. so far I got romantic, dedicated, crazy, and obsessive .
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by Jessica

English
What components make up a compendious meganovel and how is this related to being a "Great American Book?" Thanks
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by Sarah

English
what does the diction and details reveal about the tone in this passage. "When first I took up my abode in the woods, that is, began to spend my nights as well as days there, which, by accident, was on Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, 1845, my house was not ...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by Morgan

English
Where would I put the apostrophe on: Close the children's mouths? Since there is more than one child and more than one mouth, is it before or after the s?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by Susan

English
I am supposed to paraphrase the ideas that Emerson introduces in this passage "There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better for worse as his portion...
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by Morgan

English
What is moral lesson in Annabel Lee?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by Jessica

English
In the sentence Mr. Ortiz plays the violin in a local orchestra. Is plays present or present participle?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by Kelley

English
Does motion sensing need a hyphen?
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by Susan

English
Do you know of any websites that have chapter summaries for the book "Plague of Doves?" Thanks!
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by Sarah

English
How would you describe waiting at a school bus stop in third person? Also trying to use metaphors and personification.
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by Anonymous

english
S-subject, DO-direct object, SC-subject complement, OP-object of preposition The valedictory prize will be awarded to whoever has the highest academic rating.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 by kelcie

English
Review the metric pattern in “Old Ironsides.” How does this meter reflect the poem’s subject matter? I know this is not a do your homework website. I have been on this question forever. I only know the definition to a meter. So I would really like some help with...
Saturday, November 15, 2014 by Morgan

English
All of the following are common except a.emotion b.leader. c.tablets. d.Kindle I think it d
Saturday, November 15, 2014 by Anonymous

English
All of the following are common except a.emotion b.leader. c.tablets. d.kindle I think it A
Saturday, November 15, 2014 by Anonymous

English Language Arts
How can I make a perfect sentence without messing up?
Saturday, November 15, 2014 by Susie

English
How do i get a good grade on my really hard essay without messing up?!!?
Saturday, November 15, 2014 by Susie

English
what metaphors or personification could i use to describe a busy bus stop? thank you
Saturday, November 15, 2014 by Anonymous

English
1. I'm so happy with my job. 2. I'm so satisfied with my job. (Are both the same in meaning?) 3. We dress up and shout "Trick or Treat!" (What does "Trick or Treat" mean?) * If you don't treat me, I will play a trick on you. <= Is it the ...
Saturday, November 15, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. finally I could decide on my future job. 2. Finally I could decide my future job. -------------------- Are both grammatical? Do we have to use 'on'? Which one is commonly used?
Saturday, November 15, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. When everyting is ready, bring it to her bedroom carefully. 2. When everyting is ready, take it to her bedroom carefully. ----------------- Do we have to use 'bring' or 'take' in the sentence? Are both OK?
Saturday, November 15, 2014 by rfvv

English
Give yoiur mother the day off on Mother's Day. Let your mother sleep in. --------------------- In the last sentence, what is the meaning of 'sleep in'?
Saturday, November 15, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. Even if the sun were to rise in the west, I would never change my mind. 2. Even though the sun were to rise in the west, I would never change my mind. 3. Even if the sun were to rise in the west, I will never change my mind. 4. Even if the sun were to rise in the west, I ...
Friday, November 14, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. The hospital is for certain people. 2. He has a certain problem. 3. He has a sure problem. 4. He is certain that the boy is diligent. -------------------------- Are they all grammatical? The meaning of 'certain' seems to be different. Does #2 mean #3? Is the meaning...
Friday, November 14, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. Tired, he went to bed earlier. 2. Being tired, he went to bed earlier. 3. As he was tired, he went to bed earlier. (Are they all grammatical?) 4. As it was sunny, we went on a picnic. 5. It being sunny, we went on a picnic. 6. It sunny, we went on a picnic. (Are the three ...
Friday, November 14, 2014 by rfvv

English
Give your mom a day off. ------------------------- In this sentence,is 'a day off' a noun phrase? Or is 'a day off' is made up of an article, a noun and an adverb?
Friday, November 14, 2014 by rfvv

English - grammar
I need my sentence to be past tense third person. I know my main verb 'caused' is past tense, but the 'prime acting citizens' phrase is confusing me since 'acting' ends in 'ing', which is not past tense. Do I need to change it to make it past ...
Friday, November 14, 2014 by Susan

English
How does Hamlin Garland's "The Return of a Private" exemplify the characteristics of regionalism?
Friday, November 14, 2014 by Isabella

english
How would you form a superlative for the adverb widely? A. Add the word less B. Add the word most C. Remove the “ly” D. Add the suffix “est”
Friday, November 14, 2014 by Tatyana

English
Is this a good thesis statement? Europe's forests affect economic activity and the housing industry.
Friday, November 14, 2014 by Anonymous

English
Thoreau included the following sentence in Walden: "There is some of the same fitness in a man's building his own house that there is in a bird's building its own nest." Which of the following statements rephrases his literal comparison as a metaphor? A. A ...
Friday, November 14, 2014 by Sam

English/grammar
please find the error: 1. To whom is this wallet that was found in the room yesterday? 2. A man with five children have a large family to support. thanks... :)
Friday, November 14, 2014 by Chen

english
S-subject, DO-direct object, SC-subject complement, OP-object of preposition What I had been hoping for was a scholarship.
Friday, November 14, 2014 by kelcie

8th grade English; Trouble with Television
The Trouble with Television Robert MacNeil It is difficult to escape the influence of television. If you fit the statistical averages, by the age of 20 you will have been exposed to at least 20,000 hours of television. You can add 10,000 hours for each decade you have lived ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by Yvonne

English
I am a little confused with this question. Base Details If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath, I'd live with scarlet Majors at the Base, And speed glum heroes up the line to death. You'd see me with my puffy petulant face, Guzzling and gulping in the best ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by nina

English
I need some help with looking over my answers... thanks for the help... Base Details If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath, I'd live with scarlet Majors at the Base, And speed glum heroes up the line to death. You'd see me with my puffy petulant face, ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by nina

English
I have two questions about this poem that I don't understand. Base Details If I were fierce, and bald, and short of breath, I'd live with scarlet Majors at the Base, And speed glum heroes up the line to death. You'd see me with my puffy petulant face, Guzzling and ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by nina

English...PLEASE CHECK THIS
Here is the second bit of my description of a school dining hall. Can you please check it and suggest any improvements with my vocabulary and my attention to detail. If possible can you help me to include metaphors and personification, where possible....Thank you Back at the ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by anonymous

English
How would you describe teachers pushing in a line using metaphors?
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by anonymous

English
Im writing a description of a busy school dining hall. One of my paragraphs is as follows : In the snake like queue one of the boys, who had pushed in stood with pride and joy. But not for long. 'You, yes you. Get to the back NOW!' The principle demanded with absolute ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by anonymous

Biochem
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 10th ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by Pop

English
1. Sister gave me a pen. 2. My sister gave me a pen. 3. Brother handed me a dictionary. 4. My brother handed me a dictionary. ------------------ Do we have to add 'My' before 'sister' and 'brother'? Or are they all grammatical?
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. The kids are excited about seeing their favorite soccer players. 2. The kids are excited about having seen their favorite soccer players. --------------------------------- Question about Sentence 1: Are the kids looking at the players now? Or are the kids going to see the ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. I found the film exciting. 2. I found that the film was exciting. 3. I found the boys excited. 4. I found that the boys were excited. 5. I found the boys exciting. ------------------ Is each pair grammatical and the same? What about the last sentence, #5? Is Sentence 5 ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. A box of chocolates was given to me by Bill. 2. A box of chocolates were given to me by Bill. 3. A box of chocolates was given me by Bill. 4. A box of chocolates were given me by Bill. ------------------- Which ones are grammatical?
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by rfvv

English
Would down to earth be considered a character trait?
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by Lee

English
In the sentence what did you have for dinner? Is have a linking verb? Is the word what an adverb, a direct object, or an indirect object?
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by Kelly

English
Hello. I'll be very grateful if you help me to understand a line from a poem. And yet I am my one sole self, America seeking the stars. (Langston Hughes "America") I mean the second line. I translated it word for word but it is still very ambiguous to me. Will ...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by Nalmi

english ,geo,economics,business and maths lit
what career path can i follow up on?please help
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by zanele nyobo

English
Part (a) – What theme do you think the poet is exploring in this poem? Part (b) – How does the poet use language in this poem to present his ideas? The poem is = FARM CHILD Look at this village boy, his head is stuffed With all the nests he know, his pockets with ...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by Daniel

English
Which question help the reader indetify the verb modifiers in a simple sentence? a.which,what kind of ,how many,how much b.how,when,where,why,to what degree,how often c.what, whom d. to whom, for whom I am think a
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by Anonymous

English
What personification and metaphors can I use to describe a lunch dinner hall?  Any help would be very much appreciated Thank you
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by anonymous

English
4.)Which word or phrase is closest in meaning to the word unanimous? a.)justifies b.)in agreement <--- c.)divided d.)not accurate
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by somebody help i am new

English
4.)Which word or phrase is closest in meaning to the word unanimous? a.)justifies b.)in agreement <--- c.)divided d.)not accurate
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by somebody help i am new

English
5.)Which word is the best choice to complete the following sentence?She didn’t want to get in trouble for breaking the window, so she wrote a note letting the teacher know it needed to be fixed, and mailed it. a.)authorized. b.)unanimously. c.)anonymously. <---- d.)...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by somebody help i am new

English
1. What is the simple subject of the following sentence? During the night, the frightened child called for his mother and father. A. Night B. Child C. His D. Frightened B?
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by Sarah

English
She didn't give up and went to see a famous Chinese general, the head of another flight school. -------------------------- Instead of 'head,' can we use 'principal'? Or can we use some other similar expressions?
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. She tried a few flight schools in china becase she wanted to be a pilot. 2. She applied for a few flight schools in china becase she wanted to be a pilot. ---------------------- Does 'tried' mean 'applied for'? Or do you have some other expressions similar ...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by rfvv

English
complex sentence connects two equal ideas. connects two simple sentences. contains a clause that is dependent on the main sentence. contains two independent clauses. I am think c
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Anonymous

English
A compound sentence contains two simple sentences joined by a coordinating conjunction. This been a better choice for compound sentence has two more subjects or has two more verbs or has both compound subject two simple sentences joined by a coordinating conjunction.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Anonymous

English
19. In the following sentence, what is the antecedent of the pronoun "it"? The class members chose Chicago to visit because it provides the best opportunity for education and entertainment. A. Opportunity B. Chicago C. Entertainment D. Education Is it B? 20. Which ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Sarah

English
All of the following statements about simple sentences are true except a. a simple sentence consists of a subject and a verb. b.a simple sentence may have two or more subjects. c.a simple sentence may have two or more verbs. d.a simple sentence may contain a coordinating ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Heather

English
The narrator of My Forbidden Face describes a cartoon of the scientists perplexed by the germ they are studying, The Taliban, in order to a)emphasize her confusion with the spread of all the new rules. b)Imply that the leaders are sick with a virus that cannot be cured. c)show...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by shy gurl

English
The narrator of My Forbidden Face describes a cartoon of the scientists perplexed by the germ they are studying, The Taliban, in order to a)emphasize her confusion with the spread of all the new rules. b)Imply that the leaders are sick with a virus that cannot be cured. c)show...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by shy gurl

English
Would lonely or isolated be considered character trait
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Lindsay

English to Brady
13. Select the antecedent of the pronoun in the following sentence. The strikers will return to work when the union representatives have completed their negotiations. A. work B. strikers C. representatives D. negotiations C?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Sarah

English
What character traits can be made out of this? "He was a gentlemen from sole to crown, Clean favored, and imperially slim." "And he was always quietly arrayed." And he was rich - yes, richer than a king- And admirably schooled in every grace:" I don&#...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Lindsay

English
The pronouns I and you a.usually take plural verbs. b.usually take singular verbs. c.are both plural. d.none of the above. I am think a
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Anonymous

English
The pronouns I and you a.usually take plural verbs. b.usually take singular verbs. c.are both plural. d.none of the above. I am think a
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Anonymous

English
3. You should use a _______ conjunction to introduce an adverbial clause. A. subordinating B. coordinating C. correlative D. plural A?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Sarah

English
What character trait is seen in "Richard Cory" when it says "But still he fluttered pulses when he said, "Good-morning," and he glittered when he walked."
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Lindsay

English
1. In 1924, she finally entered flight school. 2. In 1924, she finally entered the flight school. 3. In 1924, she finally entered a flight school. ----------- Which one is grammatical or commonly used?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. The Japanese police wants to arrest the woman. 2. The Japanese police want to arrest the woman. ---------------------------- Do we have to use 'wants' or 'want' in the sentence?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by rfvv

English
A simple sentence connect by a subordinating conjunction to a compound sentence is know as a compound-complex sentence. A relative clause a.begins with a coordinating conjunction such as and but,or,nor,and so on. b.begins with a relative pronoun such as that,which,who,or whom...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Anonymous

English
A sentence with a compound predicate a.may have a singular subject. b.may have a plural subject. c.will need commas to separate three or more verbs. d. all of the above. I am think d
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Anonymous

english
Compare Robert Fulghum’s list of things learned in kindergarten (see the Connection on page 72) to Franklin’s list of virtues. Which list do you think would be more useful to people today? In general, how does Franklin’s scheme for moral perfection compare with ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by jane

English
1. Which kind of adjective is used most frequently in ordinary speech or writing? A. Demonstrative B. Article C. Proper D. Common B?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Sarah

english
What did you have for dinner? The verb is have. Is what a direct object, an indirect object or an adverb?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by kelley

english
The snake's skin feels rather smooth. Is feels a linking verb? The goats in the children's zoo are hoping for treats. Is are hoping a linking verb?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by kelley

English
What are the character traits for Richard Cory in the poem "Richard Cory"? What is the mood in "Richard Cory"? What qualities does he possess that makes him memorable?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Lindsay

English
I know this sounds dumb, but what do you call people who are rich but they act normal, don't try to show off at all, and is very kind.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Jessica

english
Hello. I'll be grateful for your help with the sentence structure. Which is correct (or better): 1) Everybody can see this country perpetrating lawlessness. 2) Everybody can see that this country is perpetrating lawlessness. Thank you for your time and help.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Nalmi

English
What personification and metaphors can I use to describe a lunch dinner hall? Any help would be very much appreciated Thank you
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by anonymous

English
How can you describe a school dinner hall? I want to include senses, metaphors and personification. Any help will be very much appreciated Thank you
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by anonymous

English
1. He said to me,"Where do you live?" 2. He asked me where I lived. 3. He said, "Where is the key?" 4. He asked where the key was. (Is #4 grammatical?)
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by rfvv

English
Sir,give me a paragraph of fifa world cup 2014. Its urgent.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Md kamrul hoda

English
A: Well, I can't exchange goods without a receipt. B: Look -- this is the right box but the wrong CD. All I want is the right CD. ---------------- What is the function (role) of the dash(--) in the sentence?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by rfvv

English
1. People attached small bags to a belt. 2. People tied this belt around the waist. 3. People sewed pockets into clothes. ----------- Are the sentences grammatical?
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by rfvv

English
I found the wrong CD inside -------------------------- What is the part of speech of 'inside'? Is 'inside' and adverb modifying 'found' or an adjective modifying 'CD'? Thank you for your help.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by rfvv

Drama/English
why is transition an important aspect of a tableau sequence?
Monday, November 10, 2014 by Hammi

English
Anyone know any commercials using the technique Testimonials?
Monday, November 10, 2014 by M

English
1. It is a surprising event. 2. Look at the surprised boys. 3. He is surprising to us all because he always makes us surprised. 4. He was surprised at the news. 5. The news surprised him. 6. The news were surprising to him. --------------- Are they all grammatical?
Monday, November 10, 2014 by rfvv

English
Can anyone think about any commericals that use the technique Repetition?
Monday, November 10, 2014 by M

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