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College English
Compare and contrast Azar Nafisi's "Reading Lolita in tehran" work to Frederick Douglass " Learning to Read and Write" work. I've read both but I'm not sure what to write for contrast. They both Had No freedom, social obligations and Strived for Education. I need to Write an ...
Monday, March 6, 2017 by Alissa

English
1. True or False: Shakespeare's works were written to be preformed on stage TRUE* FALSE 2. True or false: William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway at the age of 30 in London True False* 3. Which of the following is NOT one of the components of drama. A. Dialogue B.stage ...
Monday, March 6, 2017 by Lesson 1: Romeo and Juliet

English
Thank you for your help. 1. He's a book. 2. He has a book. (Does #1 mean #2? Can't we contract "He has"?) 3. He's my uncle. 4. He is my uncle. (Here, the contracted form is correct,isn't it?)
Monday, March 6, 2017 by rfvv

English
1. He's very busy. 2. He is very busy. 3. He's never been to New York. 4. He has never been to New York. 5. He's sad yesterday. 6. He was sad yesterday. 7. They were happy. 8. They're happy. 9. They are happy. 10. They're scared yesterday. 11. They were scared yesterday...
Monday, March 6, 2017 by rfvv

English
1. I had a book. 2. I'd a book. 3. You had a pen. 4. You'd a pen. 5. He had a car. 6. He'd a car. 7. We had many pens. 8. We'd many pens. ----------------------- Are the contracted forms all grammatical?
Monday, March 6, 2017 by rfvv

English
1. If you drop the doll to the floor, the student near the doll should pick it up. 2. If you drop the doll onto the floor, the student near the doll should pick it up. 3. If the doll drops to the floor, the student near the doll should pick it up. 4. If the doll drops onto the...
Sunday, March 5, 2017 by rfvv

English
1. How are you doing? 2. How are you feeling? 3. How is it going? 4. How are you? 5. How do you feel? 6. How are you today? - I feel delighted. - I feel happy. - I feel satisfied. -------------------------------- Are the questions all the same? Can we answer as in the above?
Sunday, March 5, 2017 by rfvv

English
Which word from the following list has meaning that fit both sentenceS? Ill start the fire after ____________ a match. The workers are ____________ for a higher wage. A:PROTESTING B:LIGHTING*** C:FIGHTING D:STRIKING
Sunday, March 5, 2017 by Ms. Sue's friend

English
Write a short drama that has epilogue and prologue
Sunday, March 5, 2017 by Abigail

English
Which of the following sentencces contains a dependent clause? A: I want to go out for pizza and u should come with me B: kets take a trip to the beach when we save enough money C: I arranged to be on time to the meeting at 6:00 D: I'm amused by all the people in the costume ...
Sunday, March 5, 2017 by !@#$%^&alas

English
1. He is happy as well. 2. He is not happy as well. 3. He likes apples also. 4. He doesn't like apples also. 5. He also doesn't like apples. 6. He didn't sing, too. 7. He didn't sing, either. -------------------- Can we use 'as well', 'also', and 'too' in negative sentences? ...
Sunday, March 5, 2017 by rfvv

english
After escaping the Sirens, in which direction does Odysseus sail toward the home of Scylla and Charybdis? Scholars have named the Straits of Messina as the home of Scylla and Charybdis. Why might these watery threats be attributed to this geographical feature? (from the ...
Sunday, March 5, 2017 by Katie

english
Which excerpt from Carl Sandburg’s "Three Boys with Jugs of Molasses and Secret Ambitions" includes both alliteration and onomatopoeia? a."And I like you because you got some wishes and some suspicions and you look mixed up," he said to Miney Mo, sticking handfuls and ...
Sunday, March 5, 2017 by marie

English
Write the correct form. There was ____ in the overall mood of the people walking through the plaza on the warm night. (languid) languid,languish,languor or languished answer: languor
Saturday, March 4, 2017 by Kimmy

English
Write the correct form. After receiving months of treatment, the patient was relieved to learn that the disease had lapsed into _____. (quiescent) quiescent or quiescence answer: quiescent
Saturday, March 4, 2017 by Kimmy

English
Write the correct form of the word. Even though the fireworks were set off several blocks away, the noise from the explosion was still _____. (stupor) stupefied, stupor, or stupefy Answer: stupefied
Saturday, March 4, 2017 by Kimmy

English
Below is one of my body paragraphs in my thesis paper and it would be really appreciated if I could get any further suggestions towards making it better. In the essay, “The step not Taken” by Paul D’Angelo fear is the reason the main character was being reluctant to take...
Saturday, March 4, 2017 by Alex. R

English
Does the essay "A Nonsmoker With a Smoker", by Phillip Lopate have anything related to my thesis paper on fear causing people to do what they do? I'd love someone else's perspective. Thank you!
Saturday, March 4, 2017 by Alex. R

english
:Select the correct excerpt. Which excerpt from Robert Stawell Ball's Great Astronomers is best supported by this diagram? The diagram show the earth in the middle the sun circling it then the moon circling earth but farther away with mars circling the moon Excerpt 1 These ...
Saturday, March 4, 2017 by marie

english
Which label best fits the following text? Sir Isaac Newton, the first person who studied gravity seriously, discovered what is known as the law of universal gravitation. It defines the amount of attraction of one particle of matter on another particle of matter. The formula ...
Saturday, March 4, 2017 by marie

English
1. Jenny's friends're not angry. 2. Your friends're generous. (Are the contractions grammatical?) 3. Middle school is not the same as elementary school. 4. Middle school is not the same as elementary school is the same. (Does #3 mean #4? Is #4 the full form of #3? What is the ...
Friday, March 3, 2017 by rfvv

English
1. What is he wearing on his head? -He is wearing a wig? 2. What is he wearing on his upper body? - He is wearing a T-shirt. 3. What is she wering on her feet? - She is wearing sandals. -------------------------------- We can divide our body into three parts. After that we can...
Friday, March 3, 2017 by rfvv

english
when it dries,it gets wet
Friday, March 3, 2017 by lucy

English
In Great Expectation, How did Mrs. Havisham past relationship affect the way she lived? How did her past effect the way she raised Estella
Thursday, March 2, 2017 by Help!!

English
1. Read the following sentence from "The Swimming Contest." "When he saw me coming up the officer said, 'We've lost that information, dang it! They've killed that Arab of yours.' 'We've lost it,' I said. I went over to Abdul-Karim's body and turned it over. He looked as though...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 by Fading

Language/english
In a paragraph, compare and contrast the two forms of poetry haikus and limericks. It should include a specific description of each form. Explain how they are both alike and how they are different.
Thursday, March 2, 2017 by Dan

ENGLISH
 Which form best describes this po​em?   narrative poem haiku free verse lyric poem
Thursday, March 2, 2017 by angie

English
1. I like pears, too. 2. I like pears too. 3. I like pears, as well. 4. I like pears as well. 5. I don't like pears, either. 6. I don't like pears either. -------------------------------- 1,2,5,and 6 are grammatical, aren't they? How about #3? There is a comma before 'as well...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 by rfvv

English
1. He got a nice gift for his birthday. 2. He gave me a present for Christmas. 3. I received a fountainpen for my birthday. 4. She got a ring for the wedding anniversary. 5. Tom gave me a nice bike for my birthday. -------------------- Are they all grammatical? They have a ...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 by rfvv

English
1. I beat him at pingpong. 2. We defeated them at basketball. 3. He beat the big man at wrestling. 4. I defeated him at bowling. 5. We defeated the opponent team at basketball. 6. They beat us at soccer. 7. I was beaten at chess by him. 8. I was defeated at tennis by her...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 by rfvv

English
How are you feeling? 1. I am delighted. 2. I am thrilled. 3. I feel overjoyed. 4. I feel disgusting? 5. I feel anxious. 6. I feel dissatisfied. 7. __________ 8. ___________ ----------------------------- Are the answers all correct? What other common answers do you have? Can we...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 by rfvv

English
1. I won first prize in the English speech contest. 2. I won the first prize in the English speech contest. -------------------------------- What is the difference between the two sentences? 3. I got a nice gift for my birthday. 4. I got a nice gift on my birthday...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 by rfvv

English...check my work
parts of speech 1.Mason is fantastic at gossamer billowing. my answer: Mason=noun, is=verb fantastic=adjective at=preposition gossamer=adjective billowing=noun We get to go home early on Wednesday. my answer: We=pronoun get to go=verb home=noun early=adverb on=preposition ...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 by Mark

English
If an opinion-adjective and a fact-adjective are used before a noun, which comes first?
Thursday, March 2, 2017 by Mileena

english grammar check please
parts of speech 1.Mason is fantastic at gossamer billowing. my answer: Mason=noun, is=verb fantastic=adjective at=preposition gossamer=adjective billowing=noun We get to go home early on Wednesday. my answer: We=pronoun get to go=verb home=noun early=adverb on=preposition ...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by Mark

English
Write a well organized essay in which you show how the characters relationship to the past contributes to the meaning of the work as a whole. My Question: What is it asking for?? Explain in Details Please
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by Rena

English
Which of the following lines from a&p illustrates Dike's use of conflict?
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by Jeff

English
All of the following statements about the setting of a story are true EXCEPT: a) Sometimes the setting and the plot of a story cannot be separated. b) The setting is usually not vital to the reader's understanding of the story. c) The description of a setting often helps to ...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by Fading

english grammar check my work
1. WE get to go home. answer(we=noun...get=helping verb to=helping verb=go=verb...home=noun). 2. A lot of kids have watched several times. (a=article....lot=adverb...of=preposiito​n...kids=noun....several=adjective....ti​mes=noun) thank you so much!
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by mark

english grammar check my answer
Can you help with the parts of speech: am I correct? 1. The high school game is at home tonight. answer:(The ..article..high school ..adjective... game...noun..at..preposition....home..no​un....tonight...adverb) 2. The junior high track team is going to win when they ...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by mark

english
I having trouble with a question the teacher gave me. "In what tone does the narrator tell the story? How is this tone established?" "The Lottery Ticket" by Anton Chekhov
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by Joash

English
1. I don't like pears, either. 2. I like pears, too. 3. I also like pears. 4. I like pears as well. 5. I also don't like pears. 6. I don't also like pears. 7. I don't like pears as well. --------------------------------- Are they all grammatical? Can we use 'also' or 'as well...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by rfvv

English
1. Sam is looking for his teddy bear. 2. Sam is looking for his toy bear. (Are both OK? Which one do people use frequently, teddy bear or toy bear?) 3. You are sitting on my seat. 4. You are sitting in my seat. (Which preposition do we have to use?)
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by rfvv

English
1. We are on the school baseball team. 2. We are in the school baseball team. (Do we have to use 'on' in this sentence? What about "in"?) 3. Don't be angry with me. 4. Don't be angry at me. (Are both OK? Can we use both prepositions?)
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by rfvv

english
I want to write a letter to my class teacher inviting him to my birthday party
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by ola

English
Take a position that explains if, and to what degree, modern American culture is an outgrowth of the philosophies of the Founding Fathers. I agree that American culture is an outgrowth of the philosphies of the founding fathers. I have one reason and that is redemptive ...
Monday, February 27, 2017 by Aria

English
Identify the linking verb and the predicate nominative in each of the following sentences. 1. Kilim anjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa. 2. The kingdom of Siam became modern-day Thailand. 3. Dandelions can be a problem for gardeners. 4. Sue Mishima should be a lawyer or a...
Monday, February 27, 2017 by HAYDEN

English
Essay about social media like mxit Face-book and Twitter have changed human relationships
Monday, February 27, 2017 by Tumisang koloti

Social Studies
3. General Eisenhower was the leader of what coordinate effort of the Allies during the war? A. defeating Germany on the Eastern Front at the Battle of Stalingrad B. organizing the meeting for the Potsdam Declaration C. Coordinating a naval attack to end the German submarine ...
Monday, February 27, 2017 by EmberShy

English
So I am answering some questions regarding the motifs of Macbeth. I was wondering if the quotes I have chosen are the right choices for each motif. I'm supposed to find quotes from the closing lines of Malcolm after killing Macbeth 1. Fair is foul and foul is fair (Not really ...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 by Samantha

English- thesis statements
I am writing a synthesis essay over multiple different sources. I have started writing my essay about how unhealthy relationships are often hard to spot and about how we often tell ourselves everything is fine and make up a vision in our heads of what we think the relationship...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 by Morgan

Math
Hello. I'm not a native English speaker. I have a math assignment and I need to explain the process of this equation. y=14.2x+19.3 542 = 14.2x+19.3 542-19.3 = 14.2x 522.7 = 14.2x x = 36.8… I don't know how to explain this in English, can anyone please help me? ;(
Sunday, February 26, 2017 by apple

english
what is the best paraphase of these lines. #1 A saturated meadow, #2 Than the trees around were tall:
Saturday, February 25, 2017 by rhonda

english
what type of figurative language is in these lines, 1.And the air was stifling sweet 2.With the breath of any flowers,----
Saturday, February 25, 2017 by rhonda

english
which set of words, below could be used to describe the disperal of seeds to a new region 1.wings, legs, migration 2.invasive, exotic, continental drift 3.biogeography, adaptation, survival, 4.wind, water, animal feces and if you know the rest can you help me
Friday, February 24, 2017 by josh

English
On the Pulse of Morning say's: "No less to Midas than the mendicant. No less to you now than the mastodon then." I don't get this what is this part referring to or saying?
Friday, February 24, 2017 by Acasia

English
From the poem On the Pulse of Morning say's: "Do not be wedded forever To fear, yoked eternally To brutishness." I understand "Do not be wedded forever To fear" or in other words don't let fear get to you but what about "yoked eternally To brutishness" What does that part mean?
Friday, February 24, 2017 by Acasia

english help asap
Senator Warren states that women are "ready to fight back" against unequal pay. Is this a valid argument supported by accurate evidence? A.No; Warren weakens her point by noting that "Today, more young women go to college than men." B.Yes; Warren supports her point by noting ...
Friday, February 24, 2017 by lily

English
The title “Another Evening at the Club” is close in meaning to “Just Another Evening at the Club.” Given the events of the story, what is the significance of this meaning?
Friday, February 24, 2017 by Anonymous

English
What is the simple subject of the sentence? 1. The first ones on the scene were our neighbors and they. ones
Thursday, February 23, 2017 by Hayden

English
I'm asking many questions about the same poem "On the Pulse of Morning" because I have no thought on what it means stanza by stanza. Can someone explain it to me? I also don't understand this part: Take it into the palms of your hands. Mold it into the shape of your most ...
Thursday, February 23, 2017 by Acasia

English
I don't understand this part of On the Pulse of Morning: History, despite its wrenching pain cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again
Thursday, February 23, 2017 by Acasia

English
What does "your passages have been paid" from On the Pulse of Morning poem mean? "Here, root yourselves beside me. I am that Tree planted by the River, Which will not be moved I, the Rock, I the River, I the Tree I am yours, your passages have been paid."
Thursday, February 23, 2017 by Acasia

English
Choose the correct form of the pronoun in parentheses in each of the following sentences. 1. Two witnesses claimed that the burglar was (him, he). 2. The volunteers must be them,they) 3.Is the last performer (she, her) 4.The next speaker will be (him, he) 5. The guests of ...
Thursday, February 23, 2017 by HAYDEN

english
Which of the following statements describes a functional text? a. It provides a first-person account of a personal experience. b. The primary purpose is to provide information to perform a task. c. The primary purpose is to construct a logical argument. d. The author's ...
Thursday, February 23, 2017 by marie

English help urgent
Why are the outsides of the buildings in Philbert Place so darkened ? London weather is foggy. <<my choice They were once attractive. They are stained with soot. The area is too crowded.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by Ella

english
1.Even though he had been driving for five hours, Jacob was not (A. inclined, B. coherent, C. nuanced, D. incisive) to rest or trade spots with anyone else in the car. Although he was accustomed to sarcasm, Alex was not prepared for the comedian's biting, ( A. quaint, B. ...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by marie

english 101
choose the best word? If they----that the weather was going to be so bad, they wouldn’t have gone to the beach. Were knowing/had known/known/knew my answer is known
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by megan

english 101
select your answer? Jf Kennedy was a senator before he --- -- president in 1960. Has elected/was electing/was elected/elected my answer is was elected
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by megan

english
Which words or phrases in this excerpt from Elizabeth Bishop's "The Fish" compare the fish to an old, experienced soldier? A green line, frayed at the end (A) where he broke it, two heavier lines, and a fine black thread still crimped from the strain and snap (b)when it broke ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by marie

English
Which BEST identifies and explains the function of the word gardening as it is used in this sentence? Gardening is a pleasant and productive pastime for people of all ages. A) In the selected sentence, the word gardening is a gerund, and the gerund phrase functions as the ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by Maya

English
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by Maya

English
Francis is writing an argumentative essay. Which describes the MOST effective way for him to organize the reasons and evidence clearly? A) Restate the claim, provide final statements, and rephrase your claim. B) Include at least three specific detailed examples after you have ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by Maya

English
Pogo Sticks Your great-grandmother may have used a pogo stick as a young girl, because these toys have been around for a long time. They were invented by George B. Hansburg in Germany in 1919, and originally were made of wood. When an American company ordered the first large ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by Maya

English
I need help on these four questions. I was sick from class one day and now I am very confused about what is happening in Romeo and Juliet. Here are the questions in need help with: 15. A foil is a character that highlights, through sharp contrast, another character's ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by John

English
If a writer wanted to put emphasis on the person doing an action, which of these statements would be the best choice? A) active voice B) passive voice C) subjunctive mood D) interrogative mood A?
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by Maya

English
You are assigned to write an essay which must maintain the indicative mood throughout. Which of the choices below would need to be removed or revised? A) Have you ever wished for anything so badly that it hurt not to have it? B) I often walk down the street near my house, deep...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by Maya

English
Which of the sentences below is an excerpt taken from "In Another Country" by Ernest Hemingway is an example of irony? A. My knee did not bend and the leg dropped straight from the knee to the ankle without a calf, and the machine was to bend the knee and make it move as ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by marie

english
Which of the sentences below is an excerpt taken from "In Another Country" by Ernest Hemingway is an example of irony? A. My knee did not bend and the leg dropped straight from the knee to the ankle without a calf, and the machine was to bend the knee and make it move as ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by joel

English
I know that when we are writing essays, we cannot use the words we, you, etc. Is it okay if we use the words they, them, their?
Monday, February 20, 2017 by Anonymous

Teacher Aide / Language and other Barriers
A student who has limited English proficiency would mist likely be placed in a(n) A. ESL I class B. ESL II class C. LEP Class D. Sheltered-content class. My answer I am confused with B and C. So please help me
Monday, February 20, 2017 by A student

English
what is passive voice
Monday, February 20, 2017 by Anonymous

English
) (4) Her carpets were planned for, so not woven, until she knew the size of the room in her new home in which it was to be used. Read the passage. Look at the underlined section marked number 4. There may be a mistake in the way the sentence is written. If you find a mistake...
Monday, February 20, 2017 by Maya

English
4) 1 The first rugs were made as a part of their need. Read the passage. Look at the underlined section marked number 1. There may be a mistake in the way the sentence is written. If you find a mistake, choose the answer that corrects the mistake. If there is no mistake, ...
Monday, February 20, 2017 by Maya

Math
Monica wants to know what she needs to get on the exam to get a certain grade in her English class. The term Mark is worth 70% of the course and exam is worth 30%. The following is the formula used to calculate her overall Mark. Course Mark = term Mark + exam mark C=T/70 +E/...
Monday, February 20, 2017 by Emma

English
"I and the Tree and the Rock were one" What does it mean that the River, tree and rock were one?
Monday, February 20, 2017 by Acasia

English
"Yet thrusting perpetually under siege. Your armed struggles for profit" What does these stanzas from On the Pulse of Morning mean? Please help me
Monday, February 20, 2017 by Acasia

english 101
which word or phrase is wrong? Her mother asked her what would she do after she graduated from college. her-would-she do-from
Monday, February 20, 2017 by engl1301

english
a good debatable thesis for A good citizen A good citizen is honest and works hard so they could provide for the family
Sunday, February 19, 2017 by Amber

english
More states have, “… embraced laws requiring waiting periods for abortion…” however this is unfair to the women going through this. Would I capitlize the however or leave this sentence how it is
Saturday, February 18, 2017 by Anonymous

English
Mark the stressed syllables in the following sentences 1. can i see you today? 2. it's impoossible to please everybody. 3. The light's wrong for photography. 4. My mind went blank and everything blacked out. 5. Please bring me a chair
Saturday, February 18, 2017 by Imran khan

english 2
In this scene the Sergeant compares Macbeth and Banquo to “As sparrows eagles, or the hare the lion.” Knowing that the eagle and the lion are predators and the sparrow and the hare are prey, what does Shakespeare reveal about the characters using this comparison?
Friday, February 17, 2017 by Anonymous

English
"Marked the mastodon, The dinosaur, who left dried tokens Of their sojourn here" in this stanza of the poem ON THE PULSE OF MORNING what does it mean? I honestly don't know what this stanza tries to tell us
Friday, February 17, 2017 by Ari

English
15. Read the following opening sentence of an introductory paragraph and answer the question that follows. Should you ever find yourself in a situation in which you suspect that someone is listening in your private conversation, you might not be as paranoid as you think. What ...
Friday, February 17, 2017 by studnet

English
11. The _______ of an introduction to an essay establishes how you feel about your topic and the relationship with your readers. A. point of view B. focus C. topic D. tone I believe it is D) Tone.
Friday, February 17, 2017 by studnet

english 101
which word is wrong here? The physician overhead the insurance agent discussing the patient details of a client's medical condition with a personnel friend in the hospital cafeteria. overhead-details-a client's-a personnel-in the- my answer is personnel- thanks
Friday, February 17, 2017 by engl1301

english 101
is this sentence correct, find the best choice?This door to remain unlocked when occupied. -1-is correct. -2-this door to remain unlocked while open. 3-this office must have the door at all the time. 4-this door to remain unlocked while open. my answer is correct thanks for help
Thursday, February 16, 2017 by engl1301

english 101
in which sentences snake used as adjective? The spy had to snake his way furtively on to the train- the cobra is venomous snake-the plumber used his snake to open up clogged pipe-you are a snake when you stay from me. my answer is (a snake) because of A thanks
Thursday, February 16, 2017 by engl1301

s.s
what was one important political result of the canada constitution of 1982? A) quebec became an independent nation B) english became the official language of canada C) canada became completely independent D) a monarchy was established in canada
Thursday, February 16, 2017 by kakashi hatake

Social studies
Which of the following is an example of acculturation? speaking a blend of English and another language living in a neighborhood with others from the same country replacing cultural traditions with new ones*** preferring to speak your own language over others
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by Social studies

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