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English
What does scroll products mean?
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 5:21pm

english
Using a single formatting _____ helps to make reading researched information easier;it lets the reader know what to expect.  A. Citation  B. Text  C. Style  D. Website  My answer was b it was wrong so I'm thinking the answer is c
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 11:20pm

English
To use another's ideas in your own words is to ___ those ideas. A. Paraphrase B. establish C. Manifest D. Refute My answer was b I got it wrong so would the answer be A
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 10:36pm

English
One last question for the night. Then is it likely that thou wilt undertake/A thing like like death to chide away this shame. a- simile b- metaphor c- personification my answer is personification
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 10:35pm

English
Which of the following would most likely be an entry in a sentence outline? A. Education tool B. Education can change a person's life C. Education as a pathway D. Education beyond high school versus education beyond college My answer was D I got it wrong Would it be a
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 10:30pm

English
Complete the analogy, distraught is to affliction as sullen is to--- a- failure b- victory c-happiness I don't think any of them are right. I think it should be unhappiness so I'm stuck.
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 10:13pm

English
poor soul they face is much abused with tears is what kind of figurative language my answer is metaphor
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 10:10pm

English
1. Our picnic box was heavier than usual because we didn't bring paper cups of plates. 2. Our picnic box was heavier than usual because we didn't take paper cups of plates. ---------------- Do we have to use 'bring' or 'take'? Are both grammatical? ...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 8:53pm

English
1. I usually take the stairs instead of taking the elevator. 2. I usually use the stairs instead of using the elevator. (Are borth grammatical? Do we have to use only 'take'? )
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 8:43pm

English
Which of the following is not a good suggestion for writing an introductory paragraph? A. Describe a hypothetical situation. B. Cite a surprising fact or statistic. C. Never asks questions. D. Use a quotation to help illustrate your thesis. my answer is c.
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 8:35pm

English
Your topic is courtesy, and you're writing from the point of view of a caring mentor. Which of the following sentences is most persuasive for an audience of high school graduates from a working-class neighborhood? A. Courtesy to others shows self-respect as much as it does...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 8:29pm

English
1. Playing computer games in not good for your health. You may have some problems on your eyes. (Do we have to use 'on' or 'in' before 'eyes'?) 2. The boy is planting a tree. He is adding some soil around the tree. 3. The boys are playing soccer in the ...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 8:27pm

English
Which of the following is a common error in composing a thesis statement? A. You offer an original perspective on a familiar theme. B. Your thesis statement is specific as opposed to general. C. Your thesis statement contains two or more central points. D. You focus your ...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 8:24pm

English
Paddy and Clare are writing effective conclusions. Paddy's conclusion will summarize his main point and reaffirm his theses statement. Clare's conclusion will take the readers beyond the scope of her essay. Who is writing an effective conclusion? A. Both Paddy and ...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 8:10pm

English
Lillian is looking for ideas to write about, and she decides to make a list of everything she can think of that relates to the topic of teenage romance. Which concept best describes Lillian's strategy? A. Free association B. Outlining C. Brainstorming D. Mapping my answer ...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 8:04pm

English
As a general rule, where in your essay is it best to place your thesis statement? A. In the first, introductory paragraph of the essay B. Anywhere at all, because the best thesis statement is implied, not specified C. In the second or third paragraph of the body of the essay D...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 7:59pm

English
Please read the following excerpt from an essay, and answer the question that follows. Biologically, adolescence is marked by hormonal changes that produce secondary sexual characteristics. These include breast development in females and beard growth in males. Psychologically...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 7:55pm

English
Most-to-least, spatial, and chronological are all A. critical reading techniques. B. methods of organization. C. thesis statement order. D. pattern of development. my answer is b.
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 7:51pm

English
When using pronouns such as you, your, and yours, you're writing in which point of view? A. First-person B. Compound-person C. Second-person D. Third-person my answer is c.
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 7:33pm

English
Which of the following is a strong introductory sentence? A. Should each of the United States allow citizens to openly carry a weapon? B. I don’t agree with any open-carry laws. C. This essay will explain the open-carry laws in the United States. D. To carry or to not ...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 7:31pm

English
Please read the following excerpt from an essay, and answer the question that follows. I've never actually met a real live humorist. Well, not in person at any rate. However, one summer, having a lot of time on my hands, I discovered unexpected treasures lurking in the ...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 7:25pm

English
Which of the following is a strong introductory sentence? A. Should each of the United States allow citizens to openly carry a weapon? B. I don’t agree with any open-carry laws. C. This essay will explain the open-carry laws in the United States. D. To carry or to not ...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 7:23pm

English
Which of the following methods is used to narrow a broad essay topic? A. Brainstorming B. Branching and questioning C. Polling classmates D. Wikipedia my answer is a.
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 7:18pm

English
Cary and Vince are discussing titles for their essays. In developing a good title, Cary will create a title using alliteration. Vince will use a vague, broad title. Who is using a better strategy to develop a good essay title? A. Both Cary and Vince B. Only Cary C. Only Vince ...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 6:49pm

English
What is the most likely purpose of the essay from which the following passage was taken? Having been raised on a dairy farm in rural Minnesota, Lorie Ann Kline was having trouble adjusting to life in the city and to Central High School. In a conference with her parents, the ...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 6:29pm

English
What is the dominant pattern of development in this passage? Having been raised on a dairy farm in rural Minnesota, Lorie Ann Kline was having trouble adjusting to life in the city and to Central High School. In a conference with her parents, the school guidance counselor ...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 6:26pm

English
Where was Olaudah Equiano story set ?
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 5:52pm

English
Was Olaudah Equiano moved to different slave ships trying to escape ?
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 5:29pm

english
show me the right website for learning prepositions
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 3:25pm

english grade 8
11. Which sentence contains a predicate pronoun as a subject complement ? (1 point) A. The best person for the job is she. B. The ground is sloping and uneven. C. We Wondered what happened to him. D. Amy is employee of the week. I think it's C or D , help ?
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 12:16pm

english
English is the language opportunity why bother to teach indigeneous language?
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 12:04pm

english
When the war came on, there were three children—a brother and sister older than I. In August, 1861, my brother enlisted in the second company that left Gadsden, and joined the 19th Alabama Infantry. My sister and I lived with our mother on the farm. We were at home on the...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 10:34am

English
Distraught is to affliction as sullen is to a-failure b- victory c- happiness my answer is c
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 9:25am

Spanish Check
Hello! Could someone please check these for me? Thanks a bunch! :) Directions: Rewrite the following English sentences in correct Spanish form. The verb you will just is limpiar. 1.) I will have cleaned the house. 2.) Jessica and Sara are sad that I didn’t clean the house...
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 8:53am

English
"Was that (she, her) on the patio?" I think her?
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 11:38pm

English
Do you eat a lot of fast food? - Yes, I do. - It's not good for your health. What do you have to do? -I'd better not eat a lot of fast food. -------------------------------------- Do you play computer games too much? - Yes, I do. - It not desirable because you have to ...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 10:22pm

English
In this sentence They also receive travel expenses while they serve. Is the dependent clause while they serve and the independent clause they also receive travel expenses?
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 9:26pm

English
What is the difference between 'plate' and 'dish'?
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 8:34pm

English
What does these sentence mean to do?what type of basis of comparison exists for the topic that you chose. ?what common ground or common elements do the two subjects share?
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 8:26pm

English
Which of the following is a strong introductory sentence? A. Should each of the United States allow citizens to openly carry a weapon? B. I don’t agree with any open-carry laws. C. This essay will explain the open-carry laws in the United States. D. To carry or to not ...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 1:56pm

English
Suppose you're writing an essay about the process of changing a tire on your car. Which of the following is the best example of evidence to support your thesis? A. The first tires were bands of iron that were fitted by wheelwrights onto the rims of wooden cart and wagon ...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 1:51pm

English
The principles for supplying evidence in support of a thesis could be represented by an acronym: RSVSRA. According to the information in your text, the two "Rs" could stand for A. representative and revealing. B. revealing and relevant. C. relevant and representative...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 1:47pm

critical thinking
Which of the following is not a primary sentence pattern for asking questions in English? A. Helping verb, subject, main verb B. Subject, action verb, direct object, helping verb C. Adverb, verb, subject D. Adjective/pronoun, subject, interrogative verb my answer is c.
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 1:03pm

English
Is this sentence?. In the Midwest, a common food that is found is buckeyes, which are also commonly found in the state of Ohio.
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 12:49pm

critical thinking
Which of the following is not a primary sentence pattern for asking questions in English? A. Helping verb, subject, main verb B. Subject, action verb, direct object, helping verb C. Adverb, verb, subject D. Adjective/pronoun, subject, interrogative verb my answer is d.
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 12:32pm

Business English
I recently wrote a research proposal on teamwork and the only feedback given was to "focus on a specific aspect of teamwork". What does that mean and do you have any suggestions? I was thinking that she could be talking about why it's important or something along...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 11:47am

English
I recently wrote a research proposal on teamwork and the only feedback given was to "focus on a specific aspect of teamwork". What does that mean and do you have any suggestions? I was thinking that she could be talking about why it's important or something along...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 11:47am

English
For in text-citation with no author is this the right way to do this. I look it up Purdue Owl (“Pizza”).
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 9:21pm

English
For a in-text citation do you place a source without a author with quotations and parentheses?
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 7:43pm

English
I wanted start fresh on the Goetta one that I got help with last night and today. I was having hard when you guys were explain it me and get easily got frustrated.
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 6:03pm

critical thinking
Which of the following is not a primary sentence pattern for asking questions in English? A. Helping verb, subject, main verb B. Subject, action verb, direct object, helping verb C. Adverb, verb, subject D. Adjective/pronoun, subject, interrogative verb my answer is d.
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 5:14pm

English
Is the right way to do in text citations.when “you’re ready to go do something else’’ (Jordan).
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 4:19pm

English
Can check see if these the right way to do in text citations.when “you’re ready to go do something else’’ (Jordan).
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 3:56pm

English
Is this how would do a in text citation?“a dish of coarsely ground corn kernels boiled with water”
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 3:32pm

English
how do I analyze a story using tactics such as Formalist Biographical Psychological Historical Marxist New Historical Cultural Gender Feminist GLBTBC Mythology Reader response I have to analyze the story using any one of the tactics listed above.
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 2:32pm

English check
Which quote believes that all of us have the ability to love? A. "Love is a binding force between two things that compels them to come together..." B. "Yet we do have the capacity to love not only other humans, but animals as well." C. "love would not ...
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 2:29pm

English
I have question to do I have reword the sentence because it give the definition for food the Goetta, which is made from mixed pork, beef, oaks and seasonings, packaged into a roll and then fried and severed hot. I dont want it to turn up as plagiarism in my paper?
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 2:14pm

Quick English check
'Cause I've had the time of my life And I owe it all to you I've been waiting for so long Now I've finally gound someone To stand by me We saw the writing on the wall As we felt this magical fantasy 4. Read stanza two... The tone of this stanza can be best ...
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11:49am

Quick English check
Now with passion in our eyes There's no way we could disguise it secretly So we take each other's hand Because we seem to understand the urgency In the third stanza, the word disguised means- A. Inportance B. Dress up as C. Hide D. Change appearance I chose C. 2. Which...
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11:40am

English
what is the story behind the monkey's paw- how does it link to fate how does the writer present this? Can you please answer this question using this quote: " "It had a spell put on it by an old fakir," said the sergeant-major, "a very holy man. He ...
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11:30am

English
How do in-text citations?
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 8:18pm

English
For a in -citation did you put last name in quotes like this (Mary)
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 7:50pm

English
I have question to do I have reword sentence because it give the definition for food the Goetta, which is made from mixed pork, beef, oaks and seasonings, packaged into a roll and then fried and severed hot. I dont want it to turn up as plagiarism in my paper?
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 6:16pm

English
I cannot figure out to cite this website in easybib? Why the Midwest rules on the sat
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 5:23pm

English 2
Which statement does NOT describe a major difference between Franklin’s and Cisneros’ life and writing goals? A. He records his own life and she documents the lives of her and her community. B. He wants to achieve moral perfection and she wants to express herself. C...
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 4:53pm

English
I was just given this sheet in class and my teacher didn't help me at all.. She seems more concerned with her phone than teaching the class.. can someone help me do a few of these so I can understand? all prepositional phrases in parentheses. Underline the subject or ...
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 12:11pm

English
List three examples of dramatic or situational irony in Animal Farm, then state what is really meant in the passage or what actually happens in the plot. Dramatic irony: 1. Some characters in the book Believe Boxer was taken to the hospital, and died there peacefully. What ...
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 11:03am

English
Several of the characters in The Odyssey experience conflict. List three characters, state a conflict of theirs and briefly tell how they resolve it. Odysseus: Must defeat the cyclops, does so by blinding it. He and his men then tie themselves to the underbellies of sheep, so ...
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 10:23am

English
Hello. I am having trouble writing an essay for this topic: What is the importance of taking advice and suggestions from others? I was wondering if someone could give me some tips and some inspiration on how to write this. I'am still stuck on the introductory paragraph. ...
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 2:27am

English
1. It's very noisy here. 2. I can't stand it anymore. =========================== What does 'it' refer to in #1? What does 'it' refer to in #2? Are both refer to the same thing?
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 11:25pm

English
Are theses sentences simple or compound sentences? Alex's younger brother, Cameron, and two other friends also became interested in the benefit. I think simple because it is just one independent clause. They would charge people for a dinner and hold the auction at the ...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 8:28pm

english
I need help with my essay can anyone read over it and give me pointers?
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 6:25pm

english
I need help on finding 3 positive points on: why EBT cards should not be banned at fast food restaurants.
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 6:21pm

English
I need help with the following poem analysis, I do not know what it is saying! FOGHORN Surely that moan is not the thing That men thought they were making, when they Put it there, for their own necessities That throat does not call to anything human But to something men had ...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 1:15pm

English
What does the “General Prologue” (in the canterbury tales) reveal about the values of society? How does the text reflect cultural attitudes? Look for patterns and repetitions. Do certain words, phrases, images or situations recur? Identify what effect those ...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 12:36pm

english
english is the language of an opportunity. Why bother to teach indigenous languages?
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 12:10pm

English help :)
Aunt Elizabeth’s Dream Matthew Ramirez 1United States, 1919. Hanna and her sister, Ali, anxiously await their mother’s return. Their mother, who is the niece of the late Elizabeth Cady Stanton, is out voting for the first time since the passage of the Nineteenth ...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 11:12am

English-Please Help
"President Lincoln's Declaration of Emancipation, January 1, 1863 bu Frances E. W. Harper It shall flash through coming ages, It shall light the distant years; And eyes now dim with sorrow Shall be brighter through their tears IT shall flush the mountain ranges, And ...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 11:10am

English
1. The pianist whom I like most is Kissin. 2. The pianist who I like most is Kissin. ------------------------------ #1 is grammatical, right? What about #2? Can we use 'who' instead of 'whom'?
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 5:46am

English
1. Our school has a great audiovisual room. If Mohamed visits our school, i want to take him to the audiovisual room to watch a movie about Korea. 2. Our school has a great music room. If Mohamed visits our school, I want to teach him to learn Arirang, a famous Korean song in ...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 5:44am

English
1. I had better put less food on my plate tomorrow. 2. I had better put less food on my dish tomorrow. 3. I had better put less food on my bowl tomorrow. ================ What is the difference among 'plate,' 'dish' and 'bowl? Are 'plate' and '...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 1:20am

Pls help me - English
"President Lincoln's Declaration of Emancipation, January 1, 1863 bu Frances E. W. Harper It shall flash through coming ages, It shall light the distant years; And eyes now dim with sorrow Shall be brighter through their tears IT shall flush the mountain ranges, And ...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 1:14am

Quick English check
(21) Before they leave this festival, many visit the insect petting zoo. (22) Scientists believe some insects have been on Earth since prehistoric times. (23) Children line up for the opportunity to hold strange bugs of all kinds. (24) Most people agree that Purdue's Bug ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 9:45pm

Quick english check
(14) National news agencies are always on hand. (15) They take pictures and interview the people who participate in this stage event. 1. How should sentences 14 and 15 be combined? A. National news agencies are always on hand because they interview the people who participate ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 9:37pm

English
A big difference in the South is that people drink a lot of sweet tea and drink a soda called Rcola which is not found in the Midwest. Another common food is found in South is fried green tomatoes. One food that is found in the South is grit it is a dish of coarsely ground ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 5:33pm

english
five paragraph eassy about the journey by mary oliver
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 4:46pm

english
five eassy paragraph about thejourney by mary oliver
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 4:17pm

Ethics and Technology
Programming languages were developed in order to: A. make it possible to program computers in English. B. make programming faster and less error-prone. C. speed translations between America and the Soviet Union during the Cold War. D. improve the computation speed of computers...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 4:15pm

Quick English check
(6) At first glance Bug Bowl events may seem rather ordinary, but a closer look reveals some surprises. (7) The races aren't relay or sack races; they are!@#$%^&roach races. (8) Held at Pudue's Roach Hill Downs, these races are quite popular with visitors, who are ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 11:15am

Quick English check
(6) At first glance Bug Bowl events may seem rather ordinary, but a closer look reveals some surprises. (7) The races aren't relay or sack races; they are!@#$%^&roach races. (8) Held at Pudue's Roach Hill Downs, these races are quite popular with visitors, who are ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 11:04am

Quick english check
15) I was stuck with so many needles that Shannon laughed and said, Now you understand what it feels like to be me!" What change should be made in sentence 15? A. Insert a colon after stuck B. Change that to then C. Delete the comma D. Insert the quotation marks before ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 10:54am

english
“It is fifty-one years since we first met, and we have been busy through every one of them, stirring up the world to recognize the rights of women,” Susan B. Anthony wrote her friend Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1902. The letter, in honor of Stanton’s eighty-...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 10:13am

english
What reason is given for the lack of progress made after the Seneca Falls Convention? A)The Seneca Falls Declaration was not persuasive enough. B)The abolition movement consumed all of the nation's attention. C)Women across the country did not support the reforms being ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 9:19am

english
These are the times that try men’s souls: The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it NOW, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 9:12am

Help- English
The poem 1. I sit on the bank in my special place, 2. Feel the breeze that lifts my hair, 3. And watch the ripples run across the river. 4. It is so peaceful here. 5. Deep enough to justify a fishing pole, 6. Quiet enough for my every thought, 7. The perfect place to ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 8:21am

english
five paragraph eassy about the journey by mary oliver
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 8:02am

English
The boy was asked to read the sentences on the page. He started to read the first sentence and then the next sentence...There was a pause...The teacher said " _______" 1. Go ahead. 2. Go on. 3. Keep on. 4. Keep on reading. (Can we use all the expressions in the blank...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 1:39am

English
I need help with my essay for the book things fall apart The prompt is: what happens when different cultures collide. I don't know how to actually do an essay I need an attention grabber, connector, thesis so basically a ACT also like a melcon I don't know where to ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 12:11am

English-please help
"President Lincoln's Declaration of Emancipation, January 1, 1863 bu Frances E. W. Harper It shall flash through coming ages, It shall light the distant years; And eyes now dim with sorrow Shall be brighter through their tears IT shall flush the mountain ranges, And ...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 10:11pm

English
1. It is fifteen past three. 2. It is fifteen after three. 3. It is a quarter after three. 4. It is three quarters after/past two. (Are they all the same and grammatical?) 5.It is ten before three. 6. It is ten minutes before three. 7. It is ten minutes before three p.m. 8. it...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 10:03pm

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