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February 22, 2017

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English
Read the following line from "The Pin": I felt like a character in an old Jimmy Stewart movie. The reference to "Jimmy Stewart" in this line is most likely intended as a (an) _________ allusion. a.) biblical b.) literary** c.) historical d.) mythological I this right?? I know ...
Sunday, January 29, 2017 by Emmy

English
.) Read the following sentences from "The Pin". "That all changed when my family moved. My new school is three times bigger than my old school. At first, no one here knew me. The kids were polite, but they did not treat me like a good friend. For a few days, I felt sad and ...
Sunday, January 29, 2017 by Emmy

English
1.) Read the following lines from the poem Africa. "Impetuous son that tree young and strong. that tree there in splendid loveliness amidst white and faded flowers. that is Africa your Africa. that grows again patiently obstinately. and its fruit gradually acquires the bitter...
Sunday, January 29, 2017 by Stephany

English
Please please please check my answers and explain to me why they are right or wrong!!! 24.) Choose the correct voice of the underlined verb. (1 point) The pitcher THREW the ball to the catcher. a.) active** b.) passive 25.) Choose the correct voice of the underlined verb. (1 ...
Sunday, January 29, 2017 by Emmy

English
peer pressure destroys character yes or no?.
Sunday, January 29, 2017 by Stephen

English
Most of the following sentences lack at least one period, question mark, exclamation point, comma, semicolon, or colon. Add the correct punctuation where it is needed. I have added punctuation in second set of sentences. 1.African American author Maya Angelou read from her ...
Sunday, January 29, 2017 by Hayden

English
The following sentences lack necessary end marks, commas, semicolons, and colons. Insert the correct punctuation in each sentence. 1. After you make the salad please set the table Jorge 2. What a great time we had at the beach 3. No you may not stay up until midnight children ...
Sunday, January 29, 2017 by Hayden

english
Identify the compound​ verb: On the​ weekends, I exercise and do things with friends. A. ​exercise, do things B. ​exercise, do C, on the weekends
Sunday, January 29, 2017 by Amber

English
Identify the correct sentence. A. Neither Bill nor Linda ever wish to see that snarling cat again. B. Bill and Linda hope never to see that snarling cat again. C. Bill and Linda wishes they would never see that snarling cat again. D. Bill and Linda hopes never to see that ...
Saturday, January 28, 2017 by Amber

English 2
Any links for these questions? I'm completely stuck and these are the last questions I have to answer to hand in my homework. My class expires in a couple weeks so any help is greatly appreciated. 11. As a romance hero, Arthur displays the quality of generosity when he A. ...
Saturday, January 28, 2017 by peesneeze

English
identify one of Gerbner's main arguments,and then come up with a TV show that could serve as an example for that point
Saturday, January 28, 2017 by Sam

English
what is Gerbner's thesis statement?
Saturday, January 28, 2017 by Sam

English
Generally, any sentence that contains research-based information must include a three-part in-text citation that lets readers know the source of the information. True False I sat True. Please check my answer.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 by Tim

English
Quotation marks are required when using exact words from an outside source. True False I say True. Please check my answer.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 by Tim

English
When a writer paraphrases or summarizes information from a source, s/he does not need to provide a citation. True False. I say false. Please check my answer.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 by Tim

English
The sentence below requires a citation. In the last three years, Ford has sold more automobiles in America than any other auto-manufacturer. 1.True 2.False I say False. Please check my answer.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 by Tim

English
The sentence below requires a citation. The United States of America has 50 states. True False I say True. Please check my answer.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 by Tim

English
In a research-based paper it is sometimes OK to quote directly from a research source without any attribution. True False I say False. Please check my answer.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 by Tim

english
(b) Choose two of the scientists you read about in the Stories of Scientists unit. Compare and contrast these scientists. Answer this question in no fewer than two paragraphs. Be sure to include specific details about each scientist’s life, career, and personality in your ...
Friday, January 27, 2017 by dj

English
The feeling that things weren't as good as they seemed is best described by which line from "Borders"? A."I told Stella that we were Blackfoot and Canadian, but she said that didn't count because I was a minor." B."We got postcards from Laetitia regularly, and, if she wasn't ...
Friday, January 27, 2017 by Your Friend

English
Hey, How many stressed syllables are in each line? "The sea was as wet as wet could be" "The sands were as dry as dry"
Friday, January 27, 2017 by (Not telling)

English
the skill of a painter,complete or incomplete sentence
Friday, January 27, 2017 by Gina

English
The skill of a painter complete or incomplete
Friday, January 27, 2017 by Gina

English
It was a dark and stormy night. incomplete or complete
Friday, January 27, 2017 by Gina

English
If you could come in on Sunday,that would be grest. How many independent and subordinate clauses
Friday, January 27, 2017 by Gina

english
In Stephen King's "Why We Crave Horror Movies?" Why does the author think we need to exercise our anticivilization emotions? What are some other ways we might confront these emotions?
Thursday, January 26, 2017 by carmen

English
According to the speaker in "Mending Wall" by Robert Frost, why does the neighbor feel that good walls make good neighbors? A. They create a barrier from having to talk to one another often. B. They maintain privacy and prevent meddling. C. They physically display the distance...
Thursday, January 26, 2017 by Emily

History
What were the characteristics of English colonies in the Chesapeake region, the Carolinas, the middle Colonies-Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware-and New England prior to 1700? "The Restoration in the Colonies," and"The Middle Colonies and Georgia" create a list ...
Thursday, January 26, 2017 by Mar

English
I'm having trouble finding an antonym for centipede and millipede. I've look in the Thesaurus and nothing in there. Could someone please help?
Thursday, January 26, 2017 by HAYDEN

English
What is the genre of John Henry? What led you to this conclusion? The genre of the story John Henry is a folktale. What led me to this conclusion is that historians believe it is based on an actual even of an African American man who took on a steam driving machine and won.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 by Sue

English
What is the impact of the anaphora used in the list of grievances? (i.e the repetition of "he has". The text is call "In congress, July 4,1776" .
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by Aria

English
I have write an Antonym and Synonym for each word. Nouns 1. biped---quadruped, person 2. centipede---millipede, worm 3. millipede---unipede, creepy-crawly 4. pedal---foot iever (couldn't find an antonym) 5. pedicure--manicure, beauty treatment 6. quadruped--biped, tetrapod
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by Hayden

English
I just need someone to please check my answers. I'm not so good with English. My answers are marked with a <<< Reading: 1 I would fain say something, not so much concerning the Chinese 2 and Sandwich Islanders as you who read these pages, who are said to 3 live in New...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by Jean C.

English
__________ Destiny or Caroline sent an RSVP to the invitation? We __________ everyone __________ it to Jake's party. A. Has; hope; make B. Have; hopes; make C. Have; hope; makes D. Has; hope; makes I say C
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by KB

English
Identify the correct sentence. A. In my top drawer is a birthday card from my grandmother and a gold watch from my mother. B. In my top drawer are a birthday card from my grandmother and gold watch from my mother. C. In my top drawer are a birthday card from my grandmother as ...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by KB

English
1. Watching a variety of shows might expose us to things we might otherwise never come across in our own lives. (What is the meaning of 'come across' here? Some other similar expressions, please?) 2. We can bond over shared views by watching some TV shows together. (Is this ...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by rfvv

English
1. Most never ask ourselves if and how television might hurting us. (Do we have to use 'ourselves'? How about 'themselves' in place of 'ourselves'?) 2. Below you will find the costs and benefits of watching television. (Does 'costs' mean 'disadvantages' here?) 3. Some blame "...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by rfvv

English
What is the meaning behind this quote: you've gotta dance like there's nobody watching love like you'll never be hurt sing like there's nobody listening and live like it's heaven on earth
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by Andy

English
Like, I know someone that has to watch TV every night before he sleeps in order to wind down. ------------------------ Q1. Does 'Like' mean 'You know' or 'Guess what'? Q2. Does 'wind down' mean 'relax'? Dow you use those expressions frequently?
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by rfvv

English
1. Violence on television is more of a recent problem. (What other similar expressions can we use instead of 'more of'? Do you use 'more o' often?) 2. There is only so much (that)you can read in magazines and newspapers. (Can we insert 'that' in this sentence? What is the part...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by rfvv

English
Insert semicolons in the following sentences as needed. In some sentences, semicolons will replace commas, Above the sentence, write the words before and after the semicolon. 1. At the market Flora selected strawberries, which were on sale, a pineapple, which is her favorite ...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by HAYDEN

English
Is it correct to write. 'Speeches by the guests'. Is the usage of two plurals correct. Please let me know at the earliest.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by Seema

maths .social science .technology.english
A train travelling at anaverage speed of 100km/h covers a certain distance in 3 h 36 minutes .at what avarage speed must the train travel to cover the same distance in 2h 30 minutes
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by lindo

english
_____ provided constitutional justification for segregation for almost sixty years.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by Anonymous

English
Give the correct form of the word " ostensible" . He complimented Mary's mom, ostensibly to make a good impression on both women. answer: ostensibly
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by Kimmy

English
Give the analogy. Exonerate is to condemn as____. 1. subjugate is to control 2. eat is to drink 3. Purloin is to steal 4. set free is to confine ANSWER: 4
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by Kimmy

English
Give the best analogy. Slavish is grovel as_____ 1. gluttonous is to overeat 2. pen to paper 3. incorrigible is to obey 4. deference is to direspect answer: 1.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by Kimmy

English
How did the elephant save the life o prous
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by How did the elephant save the life of porus

English
Give the best analogy. Flagrant is to surreptitious as 1. foul is to penalty 2. brazen is to hidden 3. malfeasance is to wrongdoing 4. supercilious is to scornful answer: b
Monday, January 23, 2017 by Kimmy

English
Some of the following sentences need semicolons. Above the sentence, write the semicolon and the words before and after it. In some sentences,semicolons will replace commas. If a sentence already has correct punctuation, write C on the line provided 1. Ethel saw the danger she...
Monday, January 23, 2017 by Hayden

English
Give the best analogy. Culpable is to blame as ______. 1. vaunt is to modest 2. angry is to furious 3. august is to admire 4. misdemeanor is to felony answer: c
Monday, January 23, 2017 by Kimmy

English
1. First, I delivered papers, then I practiced soccer. 2. Dan, I know you are tired, but the laundry is waiting. 3. Phillip, Homer, and Carla wrote poetry, Luis wrote a play. 4. The steady rain continued, yet nobody cared 5. Helen, please sing the soprano part Jean will sing ...
Monday, January 23, 2017 by HAYDEN

English
What does the knife symbolize in the story "knife"?
Monday, January 23, 2017 by Aisha

English
Consider the main characters from "Stolen Day" and "The Night the Bed Fell." In a paragraph, discuss which character learns the most and which one learns the least. Use details from the selections to support your ideas. Use the reading selections to help you answer the question.
Monday, January 23, 2017 by help

English
What must people know or understand about a place in order to belong there? How do they gain that knowledge or understanding? What types of experiences can tell people that they do not belong? In what cases might a person draw conclusions about others based on the place to ...
Monday, January 23, 2017 by Theresa

English
Now do you have any opinions different from the speaker? Raise your hands, please and let us know your different opinions. You can make a counterargument about the speaker’s insist. The speaker should point to one student, and then he or she should make a counterargument. ...
Monday, January 23, 2017 by rfvv

English
In English conversations, people often say that they agree or disagree with each other. There are many ways of agreeing or disagreeing and the "one" you use depends on how strongly you agree or disagree. --------------------- What does "one' refer to here?
Monday, January 23, 2017 by rfvv

English
What is the direct and indirect object in the sentence. Ana gave me a two pesos today.
Sunday, January 22, 2017 by Sofia

English
Please help me to write a narrative essay about the new boy at school
Sunday, January 22, 2017 by Boitumelo

Grammar
What's the main rule of subject-verb agreement? I need a simple explanation for this because I have an English final exam tomorrow. Thanks.
Sunday, January 22, 2017 by :)

English
Read the thesis statement that follows. Identify why it is a good thesis statement. Government should provide health insurance because the costs of uninsured people damage the economy. A.It is interesting B.Everyone already knows it’s true. C.It mentions a broad topic, makes...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 by Tim

English
The sentence below is a workable thesis statement. The U.S. manufacturing industry should receive more government subsidies so that it can compete worldwide with companies whose governments give greater subsidies 1. True 2.False I say True. Check my answer
Saturday, January 21, 2017 by Tim

English
Any good thesis statement should contain in-text citations. A. True B. False I say true.
Saturday, January 21, 2017 by Tim

English
1. Identify which description below is untrue of a good thesis A. A thesis mentions a broad topic. B. A thesis narrows the broad topic to a single statement C. A thesis very briefly mentions the factors that contribute to the writer’s position D. A thesis belongs in the ...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 by Tim

English
The man in the elevator was not pushing the buttons Is preposition is in the object is elevator the verb phrase is was not pushing and the action verb is pushing the helping verb is was and the adverb interrupters not What was the point of the story? Is the prepositional ...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 by Tessa

English composition
Write a debate titled "boys should not help in the kitchen"
Saturday, January 21, 2017 by samuella

English
Has anyone here read "amy snow" by tracy rees
Friday, January 20, 2017 by Maya

english
if anyone read 'the scarlet ibis' can anyone tell me how the bird's death was a sign to doodle's fate? it's confusing, i read the part a few times and still can't get it.
Friday, January 20, 2017 by :)

English
How can you decide what passage of a book to read in a presentation. I read "Amy Snow" but don't remember which pages were significant
Friday, January 20, 2017 by Maya

English
Write about a planned surprise that went horribly wrong
Friday, January 20, 2017 by Anonymous

English
Which of the following is a good test-taking strategy when answering an essay question? 1.(Think about what you want to say and create a brief bulleted list or organizer before you begin writing.) 2.Write as much as you can as quickly as you can about the subject. 3.Take 15 ...
Friday, January 20, 2017 by Help I need somebody not just anybody

English
Which of the following essay keywords asks you to make a judgment or share your opinion? 1.explain 2.(evaluate) 3.describe 4.summarize
Friday, January 20, 2017 by Help I need somebody not just anybody

English
Which of the following is a good test-taking strategy for short-answer questions? 1.If you don’t know the exact answer, don’t write anything. 2.(If you don’t know the exact answer, write down whatever you do know.) 3.Make your answer as short as possible. 4.For all short...
Friday, January 20, 2017 by Help I need somebody not just anybody

English
Which of the following is a good test-taking strategy for multiple-choice questions? 1.Answer C is almost always the correct answer, so pick C if you don’t know the answer. 2.Read the answers first, and then read the question. 3.When in doubt, provide two answers. 4.After ...
Friday, January 20, 2017 by Help I need somebody not just anybody

English
How can you easily detect the mood of a story?
Friday, January 20, 2017 by Maya

English
1. He dislikes going to school. 2. He dislikes to go to school. (Are both grammatical? Which one is commonly used?)
Friday, January 20, 2017 by rfvv

English
Gripping the rail, "Lindsey stepped onto the ice". A.) independent clause B.) adjective clause C.) adverb clause D.) noun clause c??
Thursday, January 19, 2017 by Jade

English
In the Miranda decision, the Supreme Court ________ that officers ________ warnings to potential criminals.
Thursday, January 19, 2017 by Anonymous

English
Either Chris or the new employee ________ the mail before Dolores or Charles ________.
Thursday, January 19, 2017 by Anonymous

English
In "A sound of thunder", the butterfly symbolizes A- the fragility of life *** B- spring, rebirth, renewal C- changing into a new being D- lying towards one's dreams
Thursday, January 19, 2017 by Jade

english
That container of fried rice has spent six weeks in the back of the refrigerator.
Thursday, January 19, 2017 by Latasha

English
which of the following statements is recommended when doing short term research? A. Use broad search words? B. Visit one site? C. Rely on addresses? D. Choose a specific question
Thursday, January 19, 2017 by butt

english
During halftime at the local high school, Felipe noticed a cheerleader crying, the coach yelling, and the fans emptying the stands. need to make sure this is the correct puntuatuiom
Thursday, January 19, 2017 by judy

english
what is the meaning of positronic?
Thursday, January 19, 2017 by Anonymous

English
Read the following sentences from the story "Loyalties." I was twelve years old at the time. One afternoon my father came rushing home earlier than usual. "Wife," he shouted to my mother who was out the back preparing food; "wife, have you not heard the news?" He was so ...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by Fading

English-please help
In 1886, the Statue of Liberty was dedicated. What is the meaning of the word "dedicated" in this context? Can't seem to find the meaning from the dictionary.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by chimingbell

english
Except for Ronnie and ______, everyone was on time. him**** he Between you and ___, I know the answer to the mystery I**** me Leave your message with Ms. Hirioka and ______ me I**** It was Geraldine Ferraro______ ran for vice president in 1984. who*** whom with _______ did you...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by Josh

english
4. I think Bob will graduate a year earlier than _______. (1 point) he him !!!! 5. Certainly no one laughed as loud as _______. (1 point) her !!!! she 6. Jackie is much taller than ______. (1 point) me !!!! i
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by boo

english
Decide if the underlined pronoun in the sentences below is used as a subject, a predicate nominative, or an appositive. 15. Both Ben and "he" will graduate at the same time. (1 point) subject *** predicate nominative appositive 16. The driver of that station was "she". (1 ...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by searcher

english
I have to write a metaphor on how someone felt after spending their summer vacation watching quiz shows and soap operas on tv. What would someone feel after that? All I need is the feeling, nothing more.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by Nora

english
Pinocchio's lies cause his nose to grow, but when he ___ it returns to its usual size.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by jacob

english 3
To win an argument is seldom a desirable goal.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by Anonymous

English
Which of the following is a multiple-meaning word? A) GREED B) TURTLE C) MONITOR D) HEALTH I think C Thanks in advance for your guidance
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by Evie

English
1. The sound device in which vowel sounds of nearby words are repeated is called (1 point) alliteration assonance consonance onomatopoeia 2. The word wail is an example of (1 point) alliteration assonance consonance onomatopoeia 3. In “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” why...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by boo

Maths, Accounting, Life Orientation, Life Science, Physical Science, English and my home language (sepedi)
Could I become a social worker with those subjects?
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by Pamela Mosoane

English
In what form of poetry are the poems shaped to look like their subjects? A) limerick B) haiku C) concrete D) narrative I THINK D
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by Evie

english 8th subject verb agreement
The flock of ducks flapping (its, their) wings gracefully overhead made very little noise. I think it's their Thank you.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by mark

subject/verb agreement english 8th
Shortly after taking office, presidents appoint the members of their Cabinets. I think it is correct...but I am not sure.(other than maybe it should just be Cabinet) singular form? thanks
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by mark

English Grammar
What is Indirect Interrogative Sentences? What's the simplest way to explain it?
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by Klar Maesen

English
Is the sentence "They perform many tasks" transitive
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by Chloe

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