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English
I am doing descriptive writing I am currently constructing a weather scene, which is a bad rainy day. This will end up building more tension to my story. Here is what I got so far... Out the window next to me, the rain was pouring heavily, from the overcast of thick clouds. ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 1:02pm

English
Hello. I will be very grateful if you help me with a few questions. 1) Do you think it's possible to use "during" and "over" in the following phrase: "During the years since his death / Over the years since his death, he has been considered ...&...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 12:10pm

Psychology (statistics)
In an English class last semester, Foofy earned a 76 1X 5 85, SX 5 10). Her friend, Bubbles, in a different class, earned a 60 1X 5 50, SX 5 4). Should Foofy be bragging about how much better she did? Why?
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 11:40am

PSY
In an English class last semester, Foofy earned a 76 1X 5 85, SX 5 10). Her friend, Bubbles, in a different class, earned a 60 1X 5 50, SX 5 4). Should Foofy be bragging about how much better she did? Why?
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 1:39am

english
was marc wise to tell alice why his previous marriage failed?
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 12:27am

English
Which of the sentences below is punctuated correctly? A. "You know," Steven said, "I've never been to the zoo." B. . "You know" Steven said, "I've never been to the zoo." C. "You know," Stephen said, "I've ...
Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 7:57pm

English
Complete each sentence with a / ch/ word spelled ch or tch . Write the word on the line . See the word box if you need help. 1/ something you wear on your wrist that tells time....... ..................... 2/ if you have a group of more than one young person, you have a group ...
Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 7:14pm

English- Writeteacher/steve
Identify the bolded portion of the following sentence. JACOB HAD TO BUY A NEW CELL PHONE after dropping his old one in the pool. A. Adverb clause B. Adjective clause C. Subordinate clause D. Independent clause Can you help me further with this, I know it is not C.
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 7:31pm

English help - Somebody please
Modernist writers were most concerned with an individual's A. relationship with nature B. responsibilities' to society C. upholding of traditional values D. attempts to find meaning in life I think it is B - but it could be D?? Seems like Modernists talk a lot about ...
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 6:30pm

English help
What two things is F. Scott Fitzgerald comparing metaphorically by choosing "Babylon Revisited" as the title of his story. A. an ancient, ruined city and Charley's former life of excess. B. a place of peace and harmony and Charley's previous marriage. C. a ...
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 5:13pm

English help
"The wagon turned and crawled out the entrance" is an example of personification. What is the impact of using this method? A. It implies that the fixer does not want to leave. B. It shows that the fixer is very fond of his wagon. C. It helps the reader imagine how ...
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 4:41pm

English help
Identify the infinitive phrase in the following sentence. Too many people drive to work when it would be just as easy for them to ride the bus. A. drive to work B. it would be C. just as easy D. to ride the bus I think it is A??
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 4:22pm

English Help - Steve
Identify the participial phrase in the sentence below. Picking up the pen, he signed his name on the guestbook. A. Picking up the pen B. he signed C. signed his name D. on the guestbook I think it is A - I asked this question earlier and did get a response but when I asked ...
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 4:16pm

English
when a(n) _______ stands for an idea or emotion, it is called a symbol. A. setting B. dialogue C. description D. Object I think it is D. Thank You.
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 2:59pm

English
Which of the following words does NOT have the same meaning as Renaissance? A. revival B. rebirth C. reawakening D. remembrance I
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 2:48pm

English
decide whether the sentence below contains a misplaced and/or dangling modifier or no error. Having flipped the canoe, all the camping gear was lost in the river. A. dangling B. misplaced C. both misplaced and dangling D. No error I think it is: No Error?
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 1:38pm

English
Identify the participial phrase in the sentence below. Picking up the pen, he signed his name on the guestbook. A. Picking up the pen B. he signed C. signed his name D. on the guestbook I think it is A or B. I can't decide which one it is. Please help. Thank You.
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:20pm

English
What does this sentence mean? The thorns of the roses and the roses' fragrance equal each other. Does it mean that there is good for the bad, and that it is okay to have the bad because there is enough good?
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 8:35pm

English
Can you please give me the answers for the blanks? these are about "A Modest Proposal" 7. Advantages to his problem= (1)_______ (2)gives poor a valuable commodity (3) enlarge treasury or stimulate the economy 8. Speaker thinks reader objections would be that = it ...
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 6:12pm

english
In the sentence "What made you angry?" what part of speech is the word "you"?
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 6:10pm

English
How would you put the prologue of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare from high style to low style? In other words how would you put slang into it?
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 5:34pm

English
Can you please give me the answers for the blanks? these are about "A Modest Proposal" 7. Advantages to his problem= (1)_______ (2)gives poor a valuable commodity (3) enlarge treasury or stimulate the economy 8. Speaker thinks reader objections would be that = it ...
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 5:21pm

english
Need answers for these about "A Modest Proposal" PLEASE 2. Type of Satire? Horatian or Juvenalian 4. Fiction or non-fiction? 5. Problem = 6. Solution =
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 4:56pm

English
I am writing a paper for my research class and I am not sure I am using the right word in the sentence below. (This can include mental, physical, and emotional abuse that any member of a family conflicts on to another member of the family.) I am not sure that “conflicts&#...
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 3:37pm

English
I am doing descriptive writing. Please read and check my story I need help to write a solid interesting ending. The Unexpected I’m in a hospital bed with my mum gripping her hand onto mine. All I have endured is an extensive amount of excruciating agony of aching pain, ...
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 3:17pm

english
I have to write about person who smokes using three dimensions which are cultural, institution and personal. How should I go about this? Please give me an example. Thanks.
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 2:44pm

English
I am doing descriptive writing how can i describe a shooting scene in a school? it needs to be detailed, chaotic and interesting
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 1:30pm

SAT
Please help me. I am a foreign boy. English is not my first language. I find the SAT questions too tough. In my home land we did not learn much english in high school. How can I pass the SAT with a good score?
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 1:09pm

English
If you consider The Call of the Wild to be an allegory, which one of the following statements would be true: Judge Miller represents the primordial condition.B Buck represents some characteristic of humanity
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 8:55pm

English
Can someone check the opening of my story? I’m in a hospital bed with my mum gripping her hand onto mine. All I have endured is an extensive amount of excruciating agony of aching pain, within my joints. All that’s in my head is the constant thudding and thumping ...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 2:05pm

English
I am writing a description of a boring teacher Here is what I have so far Miss Tedious (the most lacklustre teacher ever) was talking algebraic garbage but her voice just seemed a blur. Her eyes seemed to sag with an expression of dullness and lack of life. Her mouth moved ...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 1:38pm

english
What is a good thesis statement according to the disagreement of gay marriage?
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 5:03am

ENGLISH
Paraphrase the sentance,"to cut a long story short,one day i decided to be a man about my feelings."
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 2:51am

Statistics
WEB CALCULATOR EXERCISE Descriptive Statistics 1 The table below presents data for a sample of people who completed a religious survey. Age Gender Denomination Church Attendance 56 1 7 4 46 2 6 5 49 2 6 5 49 1 1 5 27 2 9 5 51 1 4 2 47 2 2 3 67 1 5 4 49 2 2 6 33 1 12 6 55 2 9 5...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 8:56pm

English
Simple predicate? We had to banish Mel from the game because he was cheating.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 2:02am

English
Can someone help me think of a sentence that you can reverse the words like this? Betty danced wildly around twice. Twice around, wildly, danced Betty.
Monday, January 27, 2014 at 5:51pm

English
Can someone please help me check the grammar in the following sentences? 1) I would like to inform people about the danger (after effects?) of having a nuclear power station near our town 2) I hope you will listen to our advice. 3) Animal and plant species will be in danger.
Monday, January 27, 2014 at 4:42pm

English
In this section of the final, revise the sentences provided to correct the grammar errors indicated. (In many cases there will be more than one correct alternative to the sentence provided; credit will be given for all correct answers.) Revise the following word groups to ...
Monday, January 27, 2014 at 3:41pm

mathematics in english
What time wen car driving 90km/h in the distance of 11 700km?
Monday, January 27, 2014 at 11:06am

English
As successful as... ? what can successful be compared to as a simile?
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 10:18pm

English
I have an art presentation and I need to find a piece of literature written around late 1800s to early 1900s to relate to my art (The Brooklyn Bridge photograph- Walker Evans). It'll probably need to be industrialization related. Thanks.
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 7:56pm

MATH
In a school library, there are 3 Chinese Language books for every 5 English Language books. The number of Malay Language book is 5/9 as many as the Chinese Language books. Find the ratio of the number of Malay Language books to the number of English Language books. (Express ...
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 7:52pm

English
What are the verb forms in English? I know that there are 12.
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 7:34pm

English
When a speaker says to stop and view the scene below in the valley he is really talking about. a) being inspired by the beauty of the scenery. b) taking pleasure in the challenges he has already overcome. my answer is A
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 5:17pm

English
I have to find articles that are based on biased or are unbiased from truthful resources. The 4 topics I have to do are: 1) Animal rights (2)Poverty (3)Hunger (4 child protection. Please tell me websites, that I can find them. Thank you!
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 1:46pm

english
state the distinguishing features of literary writing by citing examples and discussing them
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 10:09am

English
I am 3/7 of a chicken,2/3 of a cat and 2/4 of a goat. What am I?
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 10:02pm

English
Can some one please check my work? Thanks! From the words below supply the words needed to complete the sentences. occult; serene; partisans; fervor; fledgling; blasphemous 1. Even though he was a FLEDGLING writer, his work suggested he was a professional. Once in a FERVOR, he...
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 6:24pm

English
When starting your search for peer reviewed scholarly sources, which of the following types of databases is your best choice?
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 6:03pm

English
Can someone check this for me? Correct me if I'm wrong! From the words below, supply the words needed to complete the sentences. Bequeath, parsimonious, serene, solemn, forlorn 1. When it came time for the reading of their fathers will, the family was surprised. They knew ...
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 5:52pm

English
Can some one please check my work? Thanks! From the words below supply the words needed to complete the sentences. occult; serene; partisans; fervor; fledgling; blasphemous 1. Even though he was a FLEDGLING writer, his work suggested he was a professional. Once in a FERVOR, he...
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 3:44pm

English
Can someone check my analogies and see if I did them wrong? Correct me if I'm wrong! 1. shrimp : crustacean :: A. motor: auto B. mustang : horse C. bull : ox D. squirrel : rodent I got D 2. glass : cinder block :: A. soft : hard B. fragile : breakable C. house : wall D. ...
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 3:26pm

Maths literacy,life science,history,geography
I PASSED MATRIC ND I WAS DOING THESE SUBJECTS..I PASSED WITH DIPLOMA.....THIS WAS HOW I WORKED.....#MATHS LITERACY (LEVEL 3) #GEOGRAPHY(LEVEL 3) #HOME LANGUAGE(LEVEL 7) #ENGLISH(LEVEL6) #LO(LEVEL7) #LIFE SCIENCE(LEVEL3)#....I WANT TO KNW WHAT CAN I STUDY AT TUT OR AT COLLEGE.....
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 9:53am

English
Identify the definition of the word in quotes. Abby was finally able to "balance" her checkbook, after hours of matching her monthly expenses to her bank statement. A. to sway B. to weigh in C. to move toward and then away D. to gain agreement D
Friday, January 24, 2014 at 5:49pm

english
In which sentence is the underlined phrase a prepositional phrase functioning as an adjective? She went to boarding school in Coventry. My sister was born in Chicago. Her grades gave my sister a place in the top rank of her class. My sister moved away in 2009
Friday, January 24, 2014 at 2:30pm

English
Can someone of you check these sentences, please? Thank you in advance. 1Complete the sentences with the correct form of should, must or have to. 1You _________ be worried. This test is very easy. (don’t have) 2All the students _________arrive on time. (must) 3In my ...
Friday, January 24, 2014 at 2:07pm

english
According to Franz Fanon in his book The Wretched of the Earth, A. colonization need not be violent. B. decolonization need not be violent. C. decolonization is always violent. D. colonization is an inevitable necessary evil.
Friday, January 24, 2014 at 12:50am

English
In which one of the following sentences could you best use a semicolon? A If you ask me Jerry is a tennis whiz. B When she is worried Lucille eats a lot. C Jerry loves tennis he plays everyday. D Lucille bought a new tennis racket and brought it home.
Friday, January 24, 2014 at 12:35am

English
In which one of the following sentences is the number written correctly? A The college has an endowment of more than $187 million. B The parcel of land was advertised as two hundred forty-three and three-quarters acres. C One hundred and thirty-two people lined up to buy the ...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 11:25pm

English
Anyone read boys and girls by Alice Munro ?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 11:04pm

English
Which of the following is an example of primary research? A Searching the internet for nutritious recipes B Calling a dietician for information about a low-carb diet C Reading an interview in a professional journal D Asking a reference librarian for specific sources of ...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 10:59pm

english
You've been assigned to invite a group of mechanical engineering professors to tour your facility. What type of language should you use in the invitation? A Formal language B Direct, simple language C Technical jargon D Pompous language
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 10:02pm

English
Did you eat my cookies while I was soundly sleeping? Can somebody help me with an interogative sentence with the same parts of speech as in the above sentence?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 4:42pm

English
how to describe a shooting scene in writing?
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 2:18pm

english
Choose the plural noun that's spelled correctly? A. Fathers-in-law B. Phenomenons C. Pianoes D. Editor in chiefs
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 10:24pm

english
Choose the plural noun that's spelled correctly?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 10:19pm

English
What is the plural possessive form of chicken? chicken's
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 8:49pm

strayer
In a survey of a TriDelt chapter with 50 members, 21 were taking mathematics, 32 were taking English, and 6 were taking both. How many were not taking either of these subjects?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 7:46pm

English
I have to identify the prepositional phrase, the word it modifies, and whether it is an adverb or an adjective in these sentences. Can you tell me if these are right or not? The Komodo's teeth are dangerous to everyone. Phrase to everyone Modifies dangerous Adverb The ...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 4:30pm

1st grade english
where you say a small mug in a sentence do you say small or little
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 3:17pm

English
Write this in your own words. what is Pollution? Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change.[1] Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollutants, the components of ...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 3:00pm

English
I am writing a story and it is about this maths teacher who is really annoying. she is teaching the class. what dialogue can I use to put in my story which makes the class get even more bored?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 2:40pm

English-abstract word
What are some abstract words for beauty products/makeup?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 2:01pm

English
In this example I need to say 1. Choose a term or phrase to describe the type of writing at issue. 2. What's the social purposes that motivate writing 3. Comment on how the form and content of each passage are related to the various social situations. With a love and ...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 1:52pm

english
plz scramble these letters- 1:tuteauaewr ibeifslh 2:geaperioitrdspaw sagnhabi neod 3:enaednenetor eyimrw hint- soldier need help becoz his colleague died at the time of war..
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 1:22pm

English - help
Which of the following is the antecedent of the pronoun "theirs" in the sentence below? Rivers stopped flowing along the banks so that they could hear Orpheus, whose music was more harmonious than "theirs". The story is Orpheus and Eurydice and the word we ...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 12:30pm

english
Why are interviews an important tool for gathering information? A. An interview encourages the interviewee to tell his or her life story in detail. B. An interview shows how both parties demonstrate their problem-solving skills. C. An interview gives the parties a chance to ...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 10:04pm

English
As he looks up at us with his fear glazed eyes does he picturesque buzzards circling round his bed waiting patiently for his death and his bones no just his mother, his brother who could do nothing for him when he sat with the living and can do nothing now as he crawls towards...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 9:50pm

English
boys should not help in the kitchen speaking for the motion
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 9:22pm

English quick question
As he looks up at us with his fear glazed eyes does he picture us buzzards circling round his bed waiting patiently for his death and his bones? I need to find an example of figurative language in this so I know that he picture us buzzards is sonething but I don't remember...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:59pm

English Grade 11
"The Unknown Citizen" by W. H. Auden Write a statement of Auden's view of society with three quotations to support it. Then write another statement on his view of society with three examples to support that. Any help would be great, please and thank you!
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 10:26am

English
I need to write a comparative essay abput Ralph Waldo and Thoreau. I was wondering if i could have help with a thesis.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 1:06am

english
Which of these phrases is an opinion? a. America is a wealthy country b. Many Americans have money c. Many Americans have jobs d. Many Americans are greedy
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 7:45pm

English
essay outline about the hero;s journey in fahrenheit 451?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 6:13pm

English
Can someone check if the following questions are grammatically correct? Thank you. 1)Please Henry the VIII rule by focusing on the following: -Why he broke ties with the church -What the Act of Supremacy established -What political and social changes the reformation brought ...
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 5:15pm

english
Read the following paragraph from “A Tremendous Trade”: It might not seem fair, but in every profession, workers earn whatever people are willing to pay them. Baseball is no exception. Teams compete to offer as much money as they can to players who are among the ...
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 11:24am

English
What is the difference between "should have " and "could have"? Please give several example sentences.
Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 9:28pm

english
I need help paraphrasing this paragraph. Because addiction treatment aims to change deeply embedded habits, relapse can be part of the process. However, this is a well-known feature of diabetes, hypertension, asthma, and other chronic diseases with treatment plans that depend ...
Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 3:15pm

maths literacy,history,geography,cat and english
What can I study if I have those subjects
Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 2:33am

English
Circle the main idea and underline the controlling idea in each of the following topic sentences. 1. Exercising three times a week is the only way to maintain good physical health. 2. Sexism and racism are still rampant in today’s workplace. 3. Raising the legal driving ...
Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:24pm

English
I have to write an essay on "Why is college important to me" and I have to find two references and each reference must use quoted passage. Where can I find references for this topic because it's asking for my opinion please u need help please tell me what ...
Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:54pm

English Help
All I know is this sentence has parallelism mistake but I dont know how to fix it! Other people believe that after a nuclear war, the world, with radiation and where there would be disease, wouldn’t be worth living in.
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:36pm

english
The plane came down later than expected. In this sentence ,what part of speech is the word down?
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:08pm

English
Have you ever wanted to give up on something before you even started? That’s how Raja felt as he squinted up at the looming mountain crowned in clouds. Then he looked back at the group of boys behind him. “Are you all ready?” one of their leaders, Max’s dad...
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 5:36pm

english
Have you ever wanted to give up on something before you even started? That’s how Raja felt as he squinted up at the looming mountain crowned in clouds. Then he looked back at the group of boys behind him. “Are you all ready?” one of their leaders, Max’s dad...
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 3:38pm

English
What genre is "The White Heron"? literary realism romanticism modernism colonial literature In my opinion, it is literary realism and romanticism
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 3:30pm

English
Can someone please check my answers? Which of the following settings are evident in Unit 4's stories of Twain, Jewett, and Chesnutt? Check all that apply. American West* pos-Civil War South* New England* Gold Coast
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 3:18pm

English
Anyone read Boys and Girls by Alice Munro ?
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 1:16pm

English 12
Explain how a word can be a morphemic noun and a syntactic adverb in the same sentence.
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:38am

English
The woman "who won the cookie competition" is my mother. A. subordinate clause B. adjective clause C. independent clause D. adverbial clause B I was in a hurry so I ate "a cold bowl of cereal" as I walked out the door. A. misplaced modifier B. noun clause C...
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:30am

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