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Read the following passage about Odysseus from Part 2 of the Odyssey: Now, being a man, I could not help consenting. So I went down to the sea beach and the ship, where I found all my other men on board, 120 weeping, in despair along the benches. Sometimes in farmyards when ...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 12:45pm
Read the following passage from the Odyssey: Tell me, where was it, now, you left your ship around the point, or down the shore, I wonder? He thought hed find out, but I saw through this, and answered with ready lie: Poseidon Lord, who sets the earth a-...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 12:42pm
One of the reform movements that arose during the "freedom's ferment" of the early nineteenth century was a drive for greater rights for women, especially in the political area. Women were heavily involved in many of the reform movements of this time, but they ...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 10:52am
"BLM Wild Horses Joining the Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard on June 3 in Carson City, NV" 1 A special tradition, almost two decades old, between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Marine Corps, will be renewed in Carson City on Saturday, June 3, 2006...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 10:38am
Is the following sentence correct? if if the pronoun is incorrect underline the pronoun error and write the correct pronoun. In the morning, my brother Kele is usually more alert than me.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 12:00am
This is Engish 8th grade: So in my book titled "The Raven" by Edgar Allen Poe, the bird sits on the bust of Athena the goddess but my homework is asking my why Poe choose Athena and not another god or goddess and how does she go with the story... Please help thank you!
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 9:59pm
1. The big boy picks on me at school. 2. The big boy harasses me at school. ---------------- Q1: Are both the same in meaning? Q2: What are the parts of speech of both 'picks' and 'on'? Q3:picks on 1) an intransitive verb + a preposition? 2) a transitive verb...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 9:55pm
English LAST 1. (:
It's about MLk I Have A Dream speech. Why does King use the rhetorical technique of parallel structure in his speech? A)to show that he is aware of the time that has passed B)to show that others are not aware of the time that has passed C)to show that two or more ideas ...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 9:54pm
English **One Question**
In a sense we have come to our nation's capital to cash a check. When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir. This note...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 9:41pm
Two English Questions (HELP!!)
1. Which of the following uses a pronoun in the possessive case? A. Ask Sarah to pass the chips to me. B. Check for my signature on the front page. C. He went to the park to find the dog. D. The winner of the contest was she. I think 1. is B. 2. Revise the following sentence ...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 3:16pm
Which of the following sentences uses a pronoun in the possessive case? a Ask Sarah to pass the chips to me b Check for my signature on the front page c. He went to the park to find the dog d The winner of the contest was she I have C?
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 1:19pm
In which situation are you most likely to use the word tongue? a translating a book from German to English b writing an ad for a new business c carrying some groceries into your home d driving in a car to the store I say A
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 11:41am
revise the following sentence so it uses a pronoun in the objective case I took the book from Ian. a. Ian handed the book to me b. He handed the book over c. I took his book d. We exchanged books
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 11:37am
Which of the following sentences uses a pronoun in the possessive case? a Ask Sarah to pass the chips to me b Check for my signature on the front page c He went to the park to find the dog d The winner of the contest was she A?
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 11:36am
Which word in this sentence is a personal pronoun in the objective case? We know two tour guides, and they gave us a tour themselves. We they us themselves
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 11:32am
Which is the best paraphrase of these lines from "New York"? eagles/ hie and/ hover/ above/ the plain a. Eagles hurry and hang above the flatland b. Eagles hang in midair and wave their wings c. Eagles race and rush in an ugly way d. Eagles soar and swoop in a simple...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 11:25am
In "January" what does the speaker mean by the image in the following lines? The sun a spark Hung thin between The dark and dark. a. The sun barely shows behind the dark clouds b. The sun sends off thin sparks in the night c. The sun appears for only a short time ...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 11:23am
Chapter 23 and. 24 1. "Within the church, it had hardly been kept down; beneath the sky, it pealed upward to the zenith" is an example of a. Cumulative sentence B. Understatement C.oxymoron D balanced sentence E.paradox 2. What is the function of the words "...
Monday, February 2, 2015 at 11:59pm
If you tell them about your worries, they will do the worrying for you while you sleep. ============== What is the part of speech of 'worrying'? Is 'worrying' a noun or a gerund?
Monday, February 2, 2015 at 9:34pm
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 10:03pm. Is he doing well in class? 1. - No, he isn't. You see, he can't read or write. 2. - No, he isn't. You know, he can't read or write. ----------------------- Are both the same? Which one is commonly used, ...
Monday, February 2, 2015 at 9:30pm
Vehicle backover injuries and deaths occur when someone, without a drivers knowledge or awareness, is positioned behind a vehicle as the driver is backing out of a driveway or other parking spot. Most victims of backovers are the elderly and children. 2 To add to the ...
Monday, February 2, 2015 at 10:35am
Which of the following is NOT true of an in-text citation? A basic in-text citation consists of the source authors last name and page to show the source of the direct quote The page number has the word page or p. before it. The in-text citation ...
Monday, February 2, 2015 at 8:23am
In a class of students, 80 spoke English, 110 spoke spanish, 100 spoke french, 50 spoke english & spanish, 30 spoke english & french, 20 spoke french & spanish, 10 spoke english & frnech, but no spanish. How many spoke spanish & french, but not english? The answer is 0. I was ...
Monday, February 2, 2015 at 1:23am
Chapter 24 Scarlet letter Please tell me if these are correct or not The narrator characterizes Chillingworth by means of A. An allegory B.A Simile C.An allusion D.A metaphor E. An Anecdote I say D The narrator implies that the difference between hatred and love is primarily ...
Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 11:49pm
* move as in: his speech moved many people in the conference. 1.to know how others feel and why feel that way 2. to cause somebody to have strong feelings, especially of sympathy or sadness (from a dictionary) ------------------------ I found the definition of the verb '...
Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 10:42pm
move-to know how others feel and why feel that way ---------------- Is the definition of "move" "to know...."? Is the definition grammatical? eg. His speech moved people in the hall. English - Writeacher, Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 12:31am No, in that ...
Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 10:36pm
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 7:45pm. 1. I wish I were good at ja dance. 2. I wish I were good at ja dances. ------------- Which on is grammatical? English - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 7:48pm Sorry -- but I don't know what ja dance (or ...
Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 10:04pm
Not a subject for course-off topic question
Hello, I don't know where else to post the question but since this website has many teachers helping students and probably the appropriate place to ask. ----------------------------------------- So today I was just thinking about the past in my life and one thing ...
Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 3:50pm
8 Sentences, packed with descriptions, details, and examples. A verbal video of your room. i am trying to write about my daughters room. need help. my daughters room has a wide closet filled with clothes. frozen pink carpet in front of her white bed. medium oak brown wooded ...
Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 3:49pm
Can you check my answers to see if they are right and if not, help me on it? These questions begin with the paragraph starting with "Now was heard again the clangor of music ...." 1. In the first two paragraphs, the narrator conveys his mood of the market-place by ...
Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 2:11pm
hi, i am not good at english literature at all, i want a 5 pages story on micheal faryn novel spies. it is about details on how life was for civilians at time of world war 2. assingment should include information on rationing evacation blackoutand gas masks. it should be in ...
Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 3:55am
English, Business English, Communications
I revised this memo to approve the you-attitude. Can someone tell me if I did it correctly? If I didn't what did I do wrong. I worked on this for 3 hours! Subject: Status of Building Renovations We are happy to announce that the renovation of the lobby is not behind ...
Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 11:09pm
georgia state history
Tomochichis trip to England with James Oglethorpe was important because A) the English wanted to meet Oglethorpes Native American friends. B) it showed the goodwill between the Native Americans and the English. C) Oglethorpe wanted Native Americans to act and to ...
Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 8:04pm
American History 1 HY1110
The Spanish, French, and English all explored America and left a lasting mark on the New World�s development. Compare and contrast the colonization methods used by each. Be sure to discuss the goals, characteristics, and lasting effects of each power's methods
Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 6:01pm
move-to know how others feel and why feel that way ---------------- Is the definition of "move" "to know...."? Is the definition grammatical? eg. His speech moved people in the hall.
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 9:56pm
I need to make sure these has the correct punctuation. Ive already done them, i just want to be positive 1.Kenneth scored the winning touchdown, and he was crowned Homecoming King. 2. Eggs and bacon make a good protein-based breakfast so you dont get hungry. 3. Despite ...
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 1:13pm
Why did the first English settlers come to America? A. to find gold B. to become fur traders C. to start new life D. to become missionaries I need help :-(
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 12:35pm
So I'm doing real life examples of scarlet letter themes . I just need help with or not what I hose actually fit the theme . True repentance must come within I chose the prodigal son from the New Testament How do I explain how did this fits the theme? Guilt can destroy a ...
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 11:30am
1. It's no use worrying about it. 2. It's no use to worry about it. 3. It's of no use worrying about it. 4. It's of no use to worry about it. --------------------- Which ones are grammatical? What does 'it' in the front refer to in each sentence?
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 12:54am
1. I studied math for 10 years, but I'm still not good at it. 2. I have studied math for 10 years, but I'm still not good at it. ----------------- Which one is grammatical?
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 12:48am
I need help finding real life examples for the scarlet letter themes? Do the ones I have fit the themes? Are they correct? 1. Guilt can destroy a person, body, and soul. I was thinking soldiers who fight overseas in countries and having to kill innocent people. 2.True ...
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 12:42am
Snow was quickly piling up on the ground. Wind howled through the trees. Karen wrapped a blanket around her and sighed as she watched the snow through her bedroom window. 15. In this passage, you can best infer that A. Karen is at home during a snowstorm. B. Karen doesn't ...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 10:19pm
In this discussion, you will post issues related to motivation and learning. Refer to the texts in this section, other texts you have read, and your personal experience and knowledge to support your ideas. Begin your discussion by addressing the following questions: What are ...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 7:15pm
Hi! I made an essay please tell me what I am missed or how I did. And how can I improve it. Also does it sound good enough for a University student? btw I have a request if you can delete this essay after giving feedback because it's personal and private please understand...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 3:59pm
In "One Day, Now Broken in Two," what group of people does Quindlen decide are correct in their views? A. the optimists B. the pessimists C. the realists I think it's A
Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 12:55pm
What Asthma Is 2 We know that family history contributes to susceptibility, but in most cases we dont know what causes asthma to develop, and we dont know how to cure asthma. You can control your asthma by knowing the warning signs of an attack, avoiding things ...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 10:35am
Iam in matric Nd would like to be in the university in JHB,PTA iam doing maths lit accounting economics business studies english and isizulu
Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 4:20am
I need help finding real life examples of these themes? 1. Guilt can destroy a person, body, and soul. 2. True repentance must come from within. 3. Revenge destroys both the victim and seeker 4. One must have the courage to be true to one's self. 5.It is by recognizing and...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 8:09pm
I am working on writing a paper. We have to use MLA format. I am a little confused on how to site my sources. I wrote the following paragragh: Panama Canal is an international waterway located across the Isthmus Panama. The Canal was built by the United States. Building ...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 1:10pm
We live in a microbial world, and there are many opportunities for food to become contaminated as it is produced and prepared. Many food-borne microbes are present in healthy animals (usually in their intestines) raised for food. Meat and poultry carcasses can become ...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 12:35pm
Which statement best describes Haiku poetry? H Haiku includes two or more stanzas of free verse. Haiku includes two or more couplets. Haiku includes both internal and end of the line rhymes. Haiku includes a triplet with a theme from nature. ***
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 11:59am
Please some one check to see if I got these right. Thank you:) 1.Which personal pronoun correctly completes the sentence? The pitcher for our team will be either __________ or Jake. him his he** 2.Which personal pronoun correctly completes the sentence? The boys who joined the...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 10:25am
An agreement could be when you go to a furniture store like Ashleys, and they have many sales going on, for example no interest until March 2017 but, payments have to be made in time, and furniture has to be paid before March 2017. If a person finds some furniture, and ...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 9:54am
English please help
Is this antithesis or just parallelism? " more preschool- age children (about 80 a year) are killed by guns each year than police officers are killed by guns (about 50)"
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 7:12am
Is he doing well in class? 1. - No, he isn't. You see, he can't read or write. 2. - No, he isn't. You know, he can't read or write. ----------------------- Are both the same? Which one is commonly used, 'You see' or 'You know'?
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 10:03pm
Chapter 13 1. The point of the statement in the first paragraph, The public is despotic to its generosity is to a. Argue that the public will eventually see reason b. Assert that the public upholds certain rights for its citizens c. Suggest that the public ...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 8:42pm
Can someone please tell me what this quote means? We have everything we need to be happy but we aren't happy. Something is missing... It is not books you need, it's some of the things that are in books. The magic is only in what books say, how they stitched the ...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 5:52pm
I have to pick a topic for an argumentative research paper, but when I think about different topics I realize that all of my ideas and support on the subjects are from other people's ideas that I have read or heard. So how do I come up with original ideas for a topic ...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 2:02pm
Common Sense Media's research report shows kids are reading less than ever. Discover the startling statistics -- and what you can do to get your kids back into books. Do you have a teen who hardly reads? You're not alone. Common Sense Media's latest research report...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 12:27pm
4 Surprising Findings About Kids' and Teens' Reading, Plus What You Can Do to Help Kids Read More Can I determine the Authors Purpose and/or Type of Nonfiction from the title? i can dertemine the authors purpose which is third but idk about the type of nonfiction
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 10:39am
Please Check my answers for Chapter 16 of the scarlet letter The narrator hints in the first paragraph that A.Hester's sin is not unique in the community B.The minister is concerned about causing a scandal c.Any interference from Chillingworth would be cleverly concealed D...
Monday, January 26, 2015 at 11:18pm
Please check my answers for the Scarlet Letter if I am right. If not, please help me. Chapter 13 1. The point of the statement in the first paragraph, The public is despotic to its generosity is to a. Argue that the public will eventually see reason b. Assert...
Monday, January 26, 2015 at 10:54pm
English one question
In Adventures of Isabel, how is the doctor different from Isabels other enemiesthe bear, the witch, and the giant? (1 point) He is nice to her. He frightens her. He gets killed. He may be real. I think its either the first one or the last one not 100% n...
Monday, January 26, 2015 at 8:05pm
English check please
1. In the poems in this collection, who faces life with the most hopefulness and self-confidence? the speaker in Life Doesnt Frighten Me********THIS ONE the speaker in A Dream Within a Dream the Oysters in The Walrus and the Carpenter...
Monday, January 26, 2015 at 8:02pm
In "In Just-," the poet uses the words "and bettyandisabel come dancing / from hop-scotch and jump-rope and / it's / spring" to create a mood of (Points : 5) boring routine. happy activity. peaceful days. hopeless dejection.
Monday, January 26, 2015 at 2:00pm
Choose the meaning of the bold word(s) in questions 16. I used "" for bold words 1. Men hold me / "formidable" for "guile" in peace and war: / this fame has gone abroad to the skys rim. (from the Odyssey, Part I) My Answer is AWESOME/...
Monday, January 26, 2015 at 1:46pm
It may be cold up North, but down in the Gulf they are fishingscudding among the Florida Keys in a little white sailboat, landing for lunch on a strand as snowy as the northern streets, where the shimmering distances of white sand are paved with shell and pearl, and the...
Monday, January 26, 2015 at 12:24pm
She is the most famous female pilot in history. Welcome to Watchmojo/com and today we will be learning more about the life and accomplishments of Amelia Earhart. Born July 24th, 1897, in Atchison, Kansas, Earhart first became interested in air travel after witnessing a flying ...
Monday, January 26, 2015 at 12:12pm
School has increased in its difficulty over the years. In the past, kindergarten was carefree; all I had to do was finger paint, crafts, and daily nap-times, which gave me the rest I needed. During my elementary years, math went from adding and subtracting to multiplication ...
Monday, January 26, 2015 at 11:15am