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English
why might an author use a metaphor to enhance the meaning of fiction or poetry? A. to create an image in readers' mind ** B. to represent a larger thought or idea C. to give a story or poem a song-like quality D. to help set the mood of the story or poem
Monday, May 18, 2015 by angie

English
Which quote from "The Morning of June 28, 1948" bes supports the conclusion that the public strongly disliked "The Lottery?" A. "this, as any writer of stories can tell you, is not a usual thing." B. "your story has kicked up quite a fuss ...
Monday, May 18, 2015 by angie

English
Which of the following lines from Marge Peircy's poem "To Be of Use" best demonstrates the speaker's view that work is gratifying?
Monday, May 18, 2015 by angie

english help me
A). Put the verb into the correct form! (conditional sentences) 1. If I offered the job, I think I "will take" (take) it. <--- EXAMPLE 2. I'm sure Tom will lend you some money, I would be very suprised if he ________(refuse) thank you^^ 3. Many people would ...
Monday, May 18, 2015 by rudy

english 12th
A dramatic chorus is __________. a speech made by one person speaking his or her thoughts aloud the contrast between what the character knows or understands and what the audience knows when a character says something to him- or herself in order to inform the audience about ...
Monday, May 18, 2015 by oliver

English
1. Draw a star shape on the A4 paper. 2. Draw a star on a piece of A4 paper. 3. Draw a star shape on A4 paper. ===================== Which expression is grammatical?
Monday, May 18, 2015 by rfvv

English
How can I make prepared speech:English is the language of opportunity.Why bother to teach inigenous languages?
Sunday, May 17, 2015 by Zikhona

English
How to write an a prepare speech that i argue that African slaughter rituals should be allowed in the surburbs,it must have introduction,body and a conclusion
Sunday, May 17, 2015 by Ayanda

english or philosophy- came up with it myself
Those who are happy (I thought) who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness; on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit, followed not as a means, but as itself as an ideal end. Aiming thus at something ...
Sunday, May 17, 2015 by TayB

English
They went up the tower of the church and looked over the city. ==================== What does 'looked over' mean here? Does it mean 'overlooked'?
Saturday, May 16, 2015 by rfvv

English
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 10:23pm. 1. Three people climb quickly into one of the boats. It is the Farriner family from Pudding Lane. 2. Three people climb quickly into one of the boats. They are the Farriner family from Pudding Lane. ==================== Which...
Saturday, May 16, 2015 by rfvv

English
The men blow up some houses but they are very near to the fire. 'It is no good,' says Pepys to the soldiers. ============== In the second sentence, what does 'it' refer to?
Saturday, May 16, 2015 by rfvv

English
'Faster, faster!' calls Pepsy to the coach driver. ======================== Does 'call' mean 'shout' or 'say' in this sentence?
Saturday, May 16, 2015 by rfvv

english
I am reposting this since I didn't get an answer :( 37. Two of the following proverbs have similar meanings. Which ones are they? 1. Every effect becomes a cause. 2. The cautious seldom make mistakes. 3. Two dogs will kill a lion. 4. A threefold cord is not quickly broken...
Friday, May 15, 2015 by Hope

English- Ms. Sue
I asked these 2 questions yesterday and Writeacher answered but was unsure, could you please take a look at them. 3. Which excerpt from William Wordsworth's "The World Is Too Much With Us" is most explicitly critical of modern life? A.) "We have given our ...
Friday, May 15, 2015 by Cassie

English
bank : where you can walk next to a river =================== This is the definistion of the word 'bank.' What is the meaning and the part of speech of 'where'?
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by rfvv

English
14.) Which excerpt from James Joyce's "Araby" describes a setting? A.) "We waited to see whether she would remain or go in..." B.) "Her image accompanied me even in places the most hostile to romance" C.) "The other houses on the street...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
Find the best answer to the question. Which word does not suggest a second appearance? disgorge efface recapitulation regurgitate My answer:efface
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Nikki

English
10.) "Glory be to God for dappled things-/For skies of couple-color as a brinded cow..." Which of these best describes this excerpt from Gerard Manley Hopkins's "Pied Beauty"? A.) It is an example of sprung rhythm. B.) It is an example of iambic ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
9. Read the excerpt from Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess." "She thanked men-good! But thanked/Somehow-I know not how-as if she ranked/My gift of a nine-hundred-year-old name/With anybody's gift..." Which of these best describes the speaker's ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
Read this excerpt from Alfred, Lord Tennyson's "Crossing Bar." "For though from out our bourne of Time and Place/The flood may bear me far,/I hope to see my Pilot face to face/When I have crost the bar." Which mood does Tennyson evoke as he contemplates...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
7.) "To Mrs. Saville, England, St. Petersburg, Dec. 11th, 17" You will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of an enterprise which you have regarded with such evil foreboding..." This excerpt from the introductory portion of Mary ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
6.) "Then felt like some watcher of the skies/When a new planet swims into his ken..." This excerpt from John Keats's "On First Looking into Chapman's Homer" is an example of a(n) A.) metaphor B.) simile C.) stanza D.) apostrophe Answer: 6.) B Thank...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
1. Which of these lines contains the clearest example of dialect in poetry? A.) "I'll get a blessin' wi' the lave..." B.) "By the stream & o'er the mead..." C.) "To such a deep delight 'twould win me..." D.) "But oft, in ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

Science
A fishtank measures 11 ft X 18 ft X 12 ft in English dimensional units. If water weights 62.4 lbs/ft3, what is the weight in lbs of the water filling the tank?
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Shaterri

English
1 What is the participial phrase in the sentence? They heard the girl crying softly in the restaurant. A) They heard ***** B) the girl C) crying softly D) in the restaurant. 2 Danielle reached into her bag. She was looking for her wallet. Which sentence best combines the two ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Elliot

Social Studies
Please check my answers??? 4. Trade and travel among the regions of South America have been affected by a. natural resources and vegetation b. high mountains and dense rain forests (I picked this) c. the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean d. Argentina and Venezuela's ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Jay

English
The word propse has been borrowed from the latin /propustius/ meaning "set forth". In which sentence is the word /propose/ used correctly? -I will propose a new budget next week***** -When you set up a propose, be certain it is correct. -The seller accepted the ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Elliot

English
"Let's look for Ferdinand. I must find him -- dead or alive." =============== In this sentences, what is the role of "--" in the second sentence? would you paraphrase the second sentence?
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by rfvv

English
Handing me the $10,000 lottery ticket, his face broke into a broad smile. (Rewrite the following sentence so that the verbal doesn't dangle)
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by Miriam Espinoza

English
The students sat there lisening to the lecture in total silence. (Rewite this sentence for clarity)
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by Miriam Espinoza

English
They keep the files in the designated file room.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by Miriam Espinoza

English
How do I use an apostrophe to write this is James book? James'?
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by Emily

English
Quick! The house is on fire. Go out now! =================== In the short passage, what is the part of speech of 'quick'? Is it an adjective or an adverb? Does it mean 'Be quick!'?
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by rfvv

English
Are these right? IF not please help me understand them thank you. Identify the sentence that most strongly relies on emotional language. It took a lot of work, but we finally got the job done. With hard work and dedication, we got the job done.** We had to move heaven and ...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by Missy

English
47. Two of the following proverbs have similar meanings. Which ones are they? 1. No one is wise all the time. 2. A word to the wise is sufficient. 3. The doors of wisdom are never shut. 4. 'Tis wisdom sometimes to seem a fool. 5. The greatest good is wisdom. these get me ...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by Hope

English
42. Are the meanings of the following sentences: 1 similar, 2 contradictory, neither similar nor contradictory? Politeness is excellent, but it does not pay the bill. Cash is king.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by Hope

english
19. Two of the following proverbs have similar meanings. Which ones are they? 1. You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar. 2. The squeaking wheel gets the grease. 3. A fly follows the honey. 4. Sweet apperas sour when we pay. 5. Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by Hope

English
1. I packed my bag the night before my trip. 2. I packed my bag at the night before my trip. 3. The principal was in the hall looking in at our class. 4. Don't wake the baby. 5. Don't wake up the baby. ========================= Which ones do we have to use? Are they ...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. They went over to the other side of the river in a boat. 2. They went over to the other side of the river on a boat. 3. They went over to the other side of the river by boat. ============== Are they all grammatical? Which one is commonly used?
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by rfvv

English
bridge, boat 1. People can go across a river on this (Is 'this' a bridge or a boat?) ========================== bridge, boat 2. you can go across water in this (Is 'this' a bridge or a boat?)
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. You must blow up buildings one street away from the fire. 2. You must blow up buildings one blodk away from the fire. ========== Does #1 mean #2? Does 'street' mean 'block' in the sentence?
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by rfvv

English
Posted by rfvv on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:41am. the Great Fire of London by Janet Hardy Gould ---------------------------- Is this book a novel? English - Writeacher, Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:53am I've never read it, but if it's a novel that's based on a...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Three people climb quickly into one of the boats. It is the Farriner family from Pudding Lane. 2. Three people climb quickly into one of the boats. They are the Farriner family from Pudding Lane. ==================== Which one is right? Do we have to use 'it' or &#...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by rfvv

English
At Eastman High School reunions, the conversation usually gets around to the question “who was our best teacher?” And year after year, the (1) ____(Consensus)of the graduates has been that Mr. MacDonald was the best. Many remember Joe MacDonald as the epitome of ...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by Sora

English
What should be underlined or quoted in this sentence? The Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy is a melody in The Nutcracker Suite. The nutcracker suite underlined? What about famous dances?
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by Emily

English
Where does the apostrophe go or is one needed? This parks rules were hard to understand? The rangers instructions helped.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by Kelley

English
Which word used in “Through the Tunnel” by Doris Lessing is a common French word used in English? I think Its C. adios mano a mano merci sotto voce
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by Rue

english
Traditional African marriage is the advantage for man only not women
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by noxolo

English
23. Two of the following proverbs have similar meanings. Which ones are they? 1. Once bitten, twice shy. 2. No one is happy all his life long. 3. Hitch your wagon to a star. 4. Fortune favors the brave. 5. All people have the same share of happiness.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by sia

English
1. Do-it-yourself fashion can be your solution. 2. Do-It-Yourself fashion can be your solution. 3. Diy fashion can be your solution. 4. DIY fashion can be your solution. ================================== Which one is correctly spelled?
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Can I have something to drink? 2. Can I drink something to drink? =========================== What is the meaning of 'have' in Sentence 1? Does 'have' mean 'drink'? Can we use Sentence 2?
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by rfvv

english
23. Two of the following proverbs have similar meanings. Which ones are they? 1. Once bitten, twice shy. 2. No one is happy all his life long. 3. Hitch your wagon to a star. 4. Fortune favors the brave. 5. All people have the same share of happiness. 37. Two of the following ...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by sia

English
Story : The Ethanol Debate Natalie Stewart What feature of the selection BEST illustrates that it is a persuasive essay? A) < -- A? the chart showing the rise in corn prices B) the information on how farmers feed their herds C) the description of how ethanol use costs ...
Monday, May 11, 2015 by Sara

English
Do I need parentheses or dashes in this sentence? Copernicus as you might know. decided that the earth travels around the sun.
Monday, May 11, 2015 by Kelley

english
how does twain use humor to present serious ideas what does this reaveal about twain as a person help me please need this to be done in 5 hours thank u
Monday, May 11, 2015 by she master

english unprepared speech
Traditional marriage is an advantage for a man only not woman do you agree or disagre
Monday, May 11, 2015 by # BHOVUNGANE

English
Researchers from around the world have declared this fast-acting, appetite suppressant as a modern medical miracle for Americans who struggle with weight loss. A)transfer B)plain folks C)testimonial D)name calling C ?
Monday, May 11, 2015 by Sara

english
Is this a correctc sentence. Please place all the chairs in the middle of the room.
Monday, May 11, 2015 by Rasheedah

english
traditonal african marriage is an advantage for mens not women speech
Monday, May 11, 2015 by sabelo

English
Would knowledge be considered a theme in Anthem by Ayn Rand?
Sunday, May 10, 2015 by Jessica

English
A speech on Introducing a guest speaker
Sunday, May 10, 2015 by Nokubonga

English
We had a chart from A-Z for Anthem by Ayn Rand. For each letter much be at least rhetorical device or a mood or tone. I need help with letters K, Q, W, V, X, Y, Z
Sunday, May 10, 2015 by Jessica

english
If you were Daniel in the story the last sun , what would you do instead? do you know what story is this by any chance ?
Saturday, May 9, 2015 by Ciara

English
What phenomenon or archaeological mystery of the Hispanic world interests you most and why ? Im kinda lost on this question
Saturday, May 9, 2015 by Ciara

English
Name two empires.?
Saturday, May 9, 2015 by Ciara

English
Why the monarch butterfly is an extraordinary insect?
Saturday, May 9, 2015 by Ciara

English
traditional Africans marriages is an advantages for man only not for women?
Saturday, May 9, 2015 by malefane

english
can u help me in my debate topic 'Knowing english ell is equal having a collage degree'
Saturday, May 9, 2015 by alishba

English
Then Mr. Farrener's wife, Anne, calls down to them. ================== How do you pronounce "Farrener"?
Friday, May 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. They climb up the hill to the tower of London. 2. He is climbing up the ladder. ------------- Is 'up' an adverb or a preposition?
Friday, May 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. Mary is Thomas' maid. 2. Mary is thomas's maid. ============ Which one is right?
Friday, May 8, 2015 by rfvv

English
What does Guy Montag mean in Fahrenheit 451 when he asks if it has a "happy ending"?
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Anonymous

English
Which sentence is punctuated correctly? A.) On January 1, 2019 most of the charity's activities will cease. B.) Most of the charity's activities will cease in January 2019. C.) The president lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20500. D.) The ...
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Cassie

English Ms Sue/Writeacher
Which sentence is punctuated incorrectly? A.) When you get there, you will see him, of course. B.) Hey, Chris, do you want to watch the game on TV tonight? C.) Needless to say, nobody thought that her joke was particularly funny. D.) The story was, far too long and way too ...
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Cassie

English
Which sentence is punctuated correctly? A.) The most popular house pets are as follows; dogs, cats, and birds. B.) The most popular house pets are as follows: dogs, cats, and birds. C.) The most popular house pets are as follows, dogs, cats, and birds. D.) The most popular ...
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Cassie

English
Which sentence is punctuated correctly? A.) The ladie's room is on the other side of the building. B.) Marcias' attempt at making dinner was a smashing success. C.) The children's playroom was a metaphorical beehive of activity. D.) The music industries's ...
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Cassie

English
Which sentence is punctuated incorrectly? A.) When you get there, you will see him, of course. B.) Hey, Chris, do you want to watch the game on TV tonight? C.) Needless to say, nobody thought that her joke was particularly funny. D.) The story was, far too long and way too ...
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Cassie

English
Which sentence is punctuated correctly? A.) On January 1, 2019 most of the charity's activities will cease. B.) Most of the charity's activities will cease in January 2019. C.) The president live at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20500. D.) The president...
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Cassie

English
Which sentence is puncuated correctly? A.) Dogs cats and hamsters are animals, that you are unlikely to find in a zoo. B.) Dogs, cats, and hamsters are animals that you are unlikely to find in a zoo. C.) Dogs, cats and hamsters, are animals that you are unlikely to find in a ...
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Cassie

English - Reed
One more Reed - Read these lines from William Butler Yeat's "The Second Coming." "Turning and turning in the widening gyre/The falcon cannot hear the falconer;/ Things fall apart; the center cannot hold;/Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world..." Which ...
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Cassie

English
Which sentence from George Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant" is the best example of Orwell's intentional use of irony? A. "I had almost made up my mind that the whole story was a pack of lies, when he heard yells a little distance away." B. "If ...
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Cassie

English
Read these lines from Siegfried Sassoon's "Dreamers." "And mocked by hopeless longing to regain/Bank holidays, and picture shows, and spats,/And going to the office in the train." which of these can be found in this excerpt? Which of these can be found ...
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Cassie

English
Read this sentence from Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own. "They had no money evidently; according to Professor Trevelyan they were married whether they liked it or not before they were out of the nurssery, at fifteen or sixteen very likely." Her reference...
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Cassie

English
Which of these is an example of a word divided correctly at the end of a line? A. A-merica B. squee-zed C.unbelievab-ly D. un-believably****** I am not positive here but D looks right...?
Friday, May 8, 2015 by Cassie

English
Did you read the four-frame comic strip in the newspaper? Especially the third frame was very funny. Don't you think so? ===================== Is this short passage grammatical? Which parts should be corrected? Thank you.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by rfvv

English
A doctor is a person who is helping little children. (picture: A female doctor is examining a little girl.) ================ If a kid describes the picture like that, is it grammatical based on the definition of 'doctor'?
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by rfvv

English
How long does it take to get there? 1. It takes 40 minutes. 2. It does take 40 minutes. ========================= #1 is right. What about #2? If a kid writes '#2' as an answer to the question, do we have to make it right or not?
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. If yoiu run every day, you will get health. 2. If you run every day, you will get healthy? ========================== Are both grammatical? Which one is commonly used? Do we have to use 'health' or 'healthy'?
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. A doctor is a person who cares for sick people. 2. A doctor is a person who cares sick people. =============== Can we use both expressions? Is #2 grammatical? "Care" is used here without 'for'?
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by rfvv

English
I am "applying"(practicing writing resumes in english) for a leadership position at a local non profit and I am writing my cover letter, expressing why I want to serve as a president or marketing director. Though this is my first time taking on an exec position role ...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by Wendy

History Check Please
1. One reason Texans elected William Clements governor in 1978 was his (1 point) political experience. lack of political experience.* support for urban dwellers. association with the Democrats. 2. Workers in maquiladoras (1 point) receive low wages. receive high wages. are ...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by YOLO

english
English is the language of opportunity.why bother to teach indigenous languages
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by speech

English
How to write introduction for speech?
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by Agrippa

English
English is a language of opportunity why brother to teach indigenous language
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by eunicia

English
1. Cut off the upper part of your old T-shirt. 2. Cut out the upper part of your old T-shirt. 3. Make a cut of the upper part of your old T-shirt. 4. Make cuts of the upper part of your old T-shirt. ====================== Are they all grammatical? Which expression should we use?
Thursday, May 7, 2015 by rfvv

English
What are some issues that many Hispanic poets used in his poems ? Appoints two or more subjects, at least.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by Ciara

English
True or false? An audience would give much praise to a pathetic speaker.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by Victoria

english
"I hope this song will help you to bring your country back to its stage it was and motivate to develop it more further. " Since the logic of the dialogue is not correct; write a short reply going against him. ( DEBATE )
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by peter

English
This excerpt highlights the Maori cultural value family members should ______ one another
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by Shy'ane

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