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English
From the book The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, which sentence from the passage provides the best expression of the theme? A."It's perfectly easy to be cynical. " B. "... once a week is quite enough to dine with one's own relations." C...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by black

english
1. Which of the following statements best illustrates California's social and political climate during the early 1900s? (1 point) A. The economy was strong, and cities were expanding with growing populations. B. Finding employment was relatively easy because the railroad ...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by Sarah

Language Arts
1. Which of the following statements best illustrates California's social and political climate during the early 1900s? (1 point) A. The economy was strong, and cities were expanding with growing populations. B. Finding employment was relatively easy because the railroad ...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by FIREWORKS

English
He is going to sleep. ================ Does this sentence mean #1 or #2? 1.He is sleeping. 2. Hee is going (to his room) so that he may sleep.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by rfvv

English
Sebastian =========== How do you pronounce this name above? 1. Sibes...n 2. Suhbest...n
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by rfvv

english
What does the speaker in “Remembrance” plan to do? a. Forget her beloved. b. Live in mourning forever. c. Find a new love. d. Go on with her life.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Edward

English
true and false question are called Rejective Objective Dejective Subjective I think it's dejective Objective exams , subjective test contain More question Harder question Fewer question No good answer I think it's more question
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Linda

English
What is wrong with this sentence? Although they seemed inflamed, the site of the previous craniectomy seemed free of defect.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Helen

English
Is there a contraction for They are
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Linda

English
Because I want to go to the movies later, I am going to make my homework now. Word used incorrect To Am going to Make To go Make is incorrect
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Linda

English
The doctor wrote the prescription for cough medicine ....... Speed Illegibly Not right Inept Illegibly is correct
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Linda

English
The mailperson's job is to put the envelop's in every mailbox on the block Word used in correct every Block Envelop's Mailperson's
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Linda

English
She went to the party. ..... Her dislike for the host Fill in the blank Although Despite of In spite of Even though In spite of and despot of sound correct but not to sure which one make better since .?
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Linda

English
You can't tell a book by "it's cover" is an old adage It's cover begin used correctly I believe it's should be its?
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Linda

English
The most important thing in life are making money, traveling aboard , and to live well. are begin used correctly I feel like the word should be replaced with the word is?
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Linda

english
i need help checking this paper can you please give me feedback Literary Analysis of Song of Becoming. Song of Becoming by Fadwa Tuqan is talking about growing up. Becoming legends. It’s about what happens after growing up. It starts off with “…they are only ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by kate

English
I need help understanding the directions for this essay response in 9th grade English B Unit 3. Its worth ten points and I really want to score all ten!!! It really cant go over a page because there is a character limit. I need to get this done right now. The questions is... ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Peach

English
I need help understanding the directions for this essay response in 9th grade English B Unit 3. Its worth ten points and I really want to score all ten!!! It really cant go over a page because there is a character limit. I need to get this done right now. The questions is... ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Peach

english
10. Read the following paragraphs from "Saboteur." Mr. Chiu and his bride were having lunch in the square before Muju Train Station. On the table between them were two bottles of soda spewing out brown foam and two paper boxes of rice and sautéed cucumber and ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by kate

English
Identify the problem in the sentence: James's feet are longer than Steven. a.) double comparison b.) illogical comparison c.) double negative d.) incorrect degree of modifier I think it is D...?
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Cassie

Literature, English
Can anyone help me with this question? (: I was sick the day the class went over these questions, so I would like to have some short answers to these, to study for my quiz on Huckleberry Finn. •Does Huck need Jim as much as Jim needs Huck? •Why do Huck and Jim love ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by rhidicde

English
1.Which of the following is used when political candidate highlights his or her experience in finance as the basis of a plan for economic recovery? A.Ethos B.Pathos C.Logo***** 2. Identify the sentence that most strongly relies on emotional language. A. It took a lot of work, ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Cassie

English
Identify the statement that is a verifiable fact. A. Kids need to avoid excessive time in front of a computer. B. Laptop computers outsell desktop computers in retail sales.***** C. Most computer applications are designed for learning purposes. D. The elderly should avoid ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Cassie

English
1. Identify the choice that best describes the sentence: The dog always barks with pleasure when she sees us. A. declarative****** B. exclamatory C. imperative D. interrogative 2. Identify the correctly punctuated sentence. A.I'd love to see that movie again [maybe next ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Cassie

English
Identify the incorrect word in the sentence. My point was that Sophia's presentation was better than your's or mine. A. mine B. Sophia's C. your's ***** D. no error Identify the sentence in which the underlined verb does not agree with its subject. A. There is(...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Cassie

English
Identify the verb form that correctly completes the following sentence. Have you ever ____ the Skyrush roller coaster at Hershey Park? A. rode B. ride C. riding D. ridden Not 100% if it is A or D... leaning towards A???
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Cassie

English
However, the usefulness of mother tongues should not be dismissed prematurely, as each mother tongue has its advantages. Which word is the closest in meaning to the word "prematurely" in the above sentence? 1)initially 2) childishly 3) impulsively 4) early
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Chiming

English
1. The shop is two blocks away form this post office. 2. The bakery is at the corner one block away form the flower shop. 3. The ware house is between the two buildings one block away form the book shop. ------------------ Are they all grammatical? Would you check them? Thank ...
Monday, May 18, 2015 by rfvv

English
1. The men blow up some houses very near to the fire. 2. The men blow up some houses very near to the fire. --------------------------------- What is the part of speech of 'very near to the fire'? Is it an adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase? What does 'very ...
Monday, May 18, 2015 by rfvv

English
For sternberg, Don Juan's alleged serial sexual conquest illustrates: A)infatuation B)puppy love C)empty love D)fatuous love Im between A and D. Leaning towards A
Monday, May 18, 2015 by sai

English
Which phrase is most likely to be part of an effective thesis statement? A) i think B) therefore C) i believe D)in my opinion My coice is B. Is that right?
Monday, May 18, 2015 by sai

English
The major problem in writing an argument based on inductive reasoning is the possibility of flawed or spurious: A)inference B)syllogism C)presumption D)bias Is it D?
Monday, May 18, 2015 by SAI

English
We can walk and ride a bike when I go to school. ========== Is this sentence grammatical? When we grade this short sentence in terms of grammar, can this sentence get A? Or is it totally wrong?
Monday, May 18, 2015 by rfvv

English
the major problem in writing an argument based on inductive reasoning is the possibility of flawed or spurious: A)inference B)syllogism c)presumption D)bias Is it D?
Monday, May 18, 2015 by SAI

English
writing a comparison contrast essay, you should be addressing any of these purposes except which one: A)expressing an idea B)informing C)narrating D)persuading I chose D. Is it right?
Monday, May 18, 2015 by SAI

Math
A Voting Poll: Candidate A: 30% Candidate B: 50% Undecided: 20% The Table above summarizes the results of an election poll in which 4000 voters participated. In the actual election, all 4000 of these people voted and those people who chose a candidate in the poll voted for ...
Monday, May 18, 2015 by Lily

English
In "The Most Dangerous Game, " how does Rainsford's survival depend on his adventurous bold nature? A. He has no sympathy for the animals he hunts. B. He is resourceful and refuses to play by Zaroff;s rules ****** C. He considers Zaroffs "sport" cold-...
Monday, May 18, 2015 by angie

English
Edgar Allan Poe uses foreshadowing in "The Cask of Amontillado" to create mystery in which of the following quotes? A. "he had on a tight-fitting parti-striped dress, and his head was surmounted by the conical cap and bells." ****** B. "and as for ...
Monday, May 18, 2015 by angie

7th grade English
Which of the following traits distinguishes Miss Whitlaw from other "demons"? A. Generousity B. Independence C. Morality D. Height
Monday, May 18, 2015 by banny

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

English
Writeacher I am really sorry I made those mistakes - you are so easy to work with - please answer my last few questions.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
Which sentence is punctuated correctly? A.) Fish spend their entire lives in water; there are millions of varieties of them. B.) Fish spend their entire lives in water, there are millions of varieties of them. C.) Fish spend their entire lives in water, the study of fish is ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

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

English
Which sentence contains a comma that is correctly placed but unnecessary? A.) I wanted to sleep late, but it was a school day. B.) However, it wasn't worth the effort. C.) We hopped, skipped and jumped in gym class today. D.) Last week, we drove through Nebraska, Iowa, and...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
Which of these is a singular noun? A.) events B.) mathematics C.) sciences D.) figures Which of these is a plural contraction? A.) isn't B.) don't C.) hasn't D.) wasn't Read this sentence. The writer ________ had been invited was unable to attend. Which ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
Which of these is a singular reflexive (or intensive) pronoun? A.) he B.) his C.) myself D.) ourselves Read this sentence. The club's members voted on where to go for ____________ field trip. Which pronoun agrees with the antecedent? A.) its B.) his C.) their D.) theirs ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
Which of these is an objective case personal pronoun? A.) I B.) she C.) him D.) they Which of these is a possessive case personal pronoun? A.) I B.) me C.) you D.) theirs Which of these is a nominative case pronoun? A.) whom B.) whose C.) whoever D.) whomever Which of these is...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
In Graham Greene's "A Shocking Accident," he describes how a pig rebounded, or _________, from a third-floor balcony as it fell from a tall building onto the street. A.) graced B.) guffawed C.) poached D.) ricocheted Answer: 24.) D Thank you
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
In Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess," the speaker praises the quality of excessive generosity, or A.) munificence B.) obstinacy C.) ostentatiousness D.) prudence Answer: 23.) A Thank you
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
"Feeling for the grass-edge of the path with his toes, he reached inside another window further along the wall..." Which of these best describes this excerpt from Doris Lessing's "A Sunrise on the Veld"? A.) It is an example of sprung rhythm. B.) It is ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
"All the same, he loved the memory of his father: he still possessed an album filled with picture-postcards...and it pained him when his aunt embarked with strangers on the story of his father's death." This excerpt from Graham Greene's "A shocking ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

English
"Wipe your hand across your mouth, and laugh;/The worlds revolve like ancient women/Gathering fuel in vacant lots." Which of these best describes this excerpt from T.S. Eliot's Preludes"? A.) It is an example of sprung rhyme. B.) It is an example of iambic ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Cassie

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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