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English
Read the following lines from the Odyssey: In the next land we found were Cyclopes, giants, louts, without a law to bless them. By implication, what cultural value in ancient Greece is Odysseus emphasizing in this passage? A. physical strength B. civilized life in a law-...
Friday, May 27, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Which of these values relates most closely to the element of “playing together” in Dean Smith's philosophy? A. determination B. trust C. courage D. mastery of fundamentals B?
Friday, May 27, 2016 by quick help needed

English
What is the meaning of the bold print word in the following quote? “That spiritual and physical oneness we all share with this common homeland explains the depth of the pain we all carried in our hearts as we saw our country tear itself apart in terrible conflict, and as ...
Friday, May 27, 2016 by quick help needed

English
1. Don't play games on the phone too often. 2. Don't play games on a phone too often. 3. Don't play games on your phone too often. ---------------- Which one is commonly used? 4. Don't feel stressed out. 5. Don't be stressed out. 6. Don't stay stressed ...
Friday, May 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Lift your hips with your head still on the floor. 2. Raise your hips with your head still on the floor. (Can we use 'Raise' instead of "Lift"? Are both the same?)
Thursday, May 26, 2016 by rfvv

english
my last query is unanswered. please .. can i use non creative as an antonym for creative . thank you.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 by r s telagathoty

english
please clarify : 1. could i use MOST in the following sentence : this is the most perfect dress . 2. correction : look, the sun is rising over the hills . could i use continuous form here 3. can i use non creative as antonym for creative ?
Thursday, May 26, 2016 by r s telagathoty

English
1. I drink 10-liter water every day. 2. I drink 10-liter of water every day. 3. I drink a 10-liter bottle of water every day. 4. I drink 10-liter bottles of water every day. 5. I drink two 10-liter bottles of water every day. (Are they all grammatical? Which one is incorrect?)
Thursday, May 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He slept for 7 hours last night. 2. He slept 7 hours last night. (Are both OK? Can we omit 'for' here?) 3. Go straight for two blocks. It's on your left. 4. Go straight two blocks. It's on your left. (Are both OK? Can we delete 'for' here?) 5. The ...
Thursday, May 26, 2016 by rfvv

English
There are many famous places in Busan. I'd like to introduce two of them. One is Busan Children's Grand Park in Busanjin-gu. Many kids and their parents visit the park to have a good time. Children can ride a rollercoaster. It is thrilling to be in a rollercoaster. ...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Live a harmonious life with others. 2. Live harmoniously with others. 3. Get along with others. 4. Don't stay with negative people for a long time. 5. Don't spend time with negative people too often. 6. Don't argue with your friends frequently. (There are som do...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by rfvv

English
Let's do gymnastics. This is a side exercise. Stand up, and put your legs apart at the shoulder width. Bend your body westward as you raise your right hand toward your armpit. Bend your body westward one more time as you raise your right hand above your head. Then bend ...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by rfvv

english
In the book of Julius Caesar, Marc Antony is against Caesar of becoming king. Are there any textual evidence from the book to prove this???
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by Clarissa

English
The fifth grade class was 3/5 boys. Of those boys, 4/6 had brown hair. What fraction were boys and had brown hair?
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by Ethan

English Help Asap!!
Selection 1 There is good news and bad news about grizzly bears in the American West. The good news? Their numbers have been increasing in recent years. In 1975, grizzlies made the threatened-species list under the federal Endangered Species Act. The bad news? some policies ...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by Val

English
Hey I need my answers checked to see if they're right. These answers are based off of the poem Sonnet 57 by William Shakespeare. 1. This poem is like many other Renaissance poems in its A. irrational purpose. B. Emphasis on love. C. rough humor. D. mood of mourning. I ...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by Justine

English
What is the mood of the poem, The Husband's Message?
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by Justine

English
1) What is the principal part of the underlined verb in the sentence? I have never beaten my grandfather at chess. A. past B. past participle C. present D. present participle "beaten" is b past participle 2) What is the principal part of the underlined verb in the ...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by Rochelle

English
From “The Carolina Way” what is the following quote an example of? “ I made them understand that our plan would fall apart if they didn’t take care of one another: set screens; play team defense; box out; pass to the open man.” A. cultural context B. ...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by quick help needed

English
How does Holmes solve the mystery in “The Red-headed League”? A. carefully and scientifically B. playfully C. cheerlessly D. eagerly and enthusiastically A?
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by quick help needed

english
Which of the following correctly defines blank verse? A. poetry with no structure or rhyme B. a type of long poem often used for plays C. a type of rhymed poetry Shakespeare uses throughout his plays D. unrhymed verse written in iambic pentameter i think it's A
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by Jack

English
Which of the following best defines props in drama? A. painted backdrops that can be used in several scenes B. movable objects used by actors onstage C. asides by actors to the audience D. tragic flaws The answer is:B
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by sam

English
What does the script, or text, of a play contain? A. an essay by the playwright on the theme B. dialogue and stage directions C. the list of cast members for the first performance D. the soliloquies of the major characters My answer is B
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by sam

English
1. I am so stressed out. 2. I am so stressed. (What is the differrence between them? Does 'out' mean 'completely'?) 3. But Nikki has a childlike innocence. 4. But Nikki has a childish innocence. (#3 is right, but how about #4?) 5. I didn't think you were so...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
We have several beautiful places here in Busan. I would like to intorduce two of them. One is Shinsege Department Store. Many people visit the department store to buy things. The sidewalks near the department store is crowded with people. There is a Starbucks coffee shop ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
Busan is the largest port city and second-largest city in South Korea. It lies on the southeast tip of the Korean Peninsula. It is important for transport and shipping. It is best known for Busan Port and Haeundae Beach. The port takes many ships and accommodate trades among ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent meal. And his most frequently uttered expression, “Waaaal, I just don’t know,” can make ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by Chris

English
“Pecos Bill” is an example of what type of story? A. Epic Tale B. Tall Tale C. Myth D. Legend B?
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by quick help needed

English
How does Holmes solve the mystery in “The Red-headed League”? A. carefully and scientifically B. playfully C. cheerlessly D. eagerly and enthusiastically A?
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Which of the following statements about a subordinate clause is correct? A. There must be at least one subordinate clause in every compound sentence. B. A subordinate clause cannot stand by itself as a sentence. C. A subordinate clause must always have a single subject and a ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by quick help needed

English
The following quote from “An Ancient Gesture” is an example of what literary element? “I thought, as I wiped my eyes on the corner of my apron: Penelope did this too. And more than once: you can’t keep weaving all day And undoing it all through the night;&#...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by quick help needed

English
In "The Odyssey", which of the following is involved in Penelope's deception of the suitors? A. a death shroud for Laertes B. a lengthy dispute over land C. a precious ring D. a great bow A?
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Odysseus is an example of what kind of character? A. epic hero B. tragic hero C. static character D. secondary character B?
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Who is the speaker in “Siren Song”? A. one of the men whom the Sirens threaten to destroy B. Homer C. one of the Sirens D. Odysseus C?
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by quick help needed

English
In “The Red-Headed League,” what type of character is Sherlock Holmes? A. protagonist B. antagonist C. flat D. secondary A?
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by quick help needed

English
The following quote from “Pecos Bill” is an example of what type of figurative language? “Bill glanced up at the cyclone and the quiet smile on his face faded into a frown. He saw that the cyclone was angry. Very, very angry indeed.” A. personification B. ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by quick help needed

English
What is the meaning of the bold print word in the following quote? “A sandwich and a cup of coffee, and then off to violin land, where all is sweetness and delicacy and harmony, and there are no red-headed clients to vex us with their conundrums.” A. help B. annoy C...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by quick help needed

English
From “The Carolina Way” what is the following quote an example of? “ I made them understand that our plan would fall apart if they didn’t take care of one another: set screens; play team defense; box out; pass to the open man.” A. cultural context B. ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by quick help needed

English
What is the principal part of the underlined verb in the sentence? My friend Sam is moving into a bigger house across town. A. present B. present participle C. past D. past participle
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by Rochelle

english
We are often judged by what we do
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by ky

English
Anyone who has read I want to be Miss America The sisters were being groomed to be dutiful daughters and wives enter beauty contests*** got to college start jobs right after high school What effect does the "ethnic look" in American fashion have on the author She ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by Hope

English
Anyone who has read About Rusell During the greatest kickball game ever, Russell scores the winning point leaves with the ball*** causes his team to lose starts an argument, ending the game When Rita beats Russell at chess, she is amazed that he congratulates her puts the ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by Hope

English
Luther Burbank /devolved/ more than 800 new plant varieties future present past*** future perfect This recipe /will produce/ two dozen chocolate chip cookies past future perfect*** present future Since his injury at the track meet, Liam /favors/ his right leg past future ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by Hope

English
23. Choose one of the following questions to respond to. Your response should be at least two paragraphs long. Respond in a well-organized essay written in complete sentences. a. Explain the significance of the full title of the play: The Importance of Being Earnest (A Trivial...
Monday, May 23, 2016 by Becky

English
In the Importance of Being Earnest, what is the function of the characters of Miss Prism and Chasuble? Respond in 3-5 sentences. Help please
Monday, May 23, 2016 by Becky

English
7. In The Importance of Being Earnest, what leads Algernon to suspect that Ernest/jack is a Bunburyist? ~Algernon finds a handkerchief emboidered "Jack Worthing" in his friend's jacketpocket. ~Gwendolen tells him that his name is really Jack. ~He overhears him ...
Monday, May 23, 2016 by Becky

English
Synonym of unmisted
Monday, May 23, 2016 by Priyanka

english (grammer) HELP!!!
Identify the sentcence that is not punctuated correctly. A. "Did she say 'no more tickets will be sold'?" Ben wondered. B. Lucy begged,"Just don't say, "Lets do lunch,"please!" C."Why did he call you 'bug' just then? Is ...
Monday, May 23, 2016 by Leo

English
Three Day Road Book How are both Xavier and Elijah's actions during war a reflection of their time spent in residential schools? Do both characters experience "the Hurting" that boyden discusses in his article and to what extent? Discuss Xaviers views about ...
Monday, May 23, 2016 by HELPPPP

English
The story 'The White Knight' explores the theme the importance of self-awareness?with reference to the story. So the white Knight stole some buns,ravished the girl,replaced his horse and killed the other white knight...so he actually didn't focus on his inner self ...
Monday, May 23, 2016 by Deepti

English
Here are some helpful tips for you. ------------------------- In the word 'helpful,' "p" is not pronounced. Am I right?
Monday, May 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I try not to stress out when things go wrong. 2. He went bald. 3. She went mad. ------------------- In Sentence 2 and 3, 'bald' and 'mad' are adjectives, so 'went' means 'became.' What about in Sentence 1? Does 'go' mean 'become&#...
Monday, May 23, 2016 by rfvv

English
Thank you for your help. I'm very grateful for your adice. Please help me with one more question. Does it sound natural to say "he is a unique, blessed person"? Thank you.
Sunday, May 22, 2016 by Ilma

English
Hello. Thank you for help. Will you please answer a few more questions? 1) Which preposition is correct in the context: "your help at the most difficult moments in / of my life"? 2) Is it grammatically correct to say "God-blessed person" or "God's ...
Sunday, May 22, 2016 by Ilma

English
Hello. I will be very grateful for your advice. Which is correct: a) He had a new job which he was very proud of. b) He had a new job that he was very proud of. c) He had a new job he was very proud of. (I, for some reason, prefer a) Thank you very much for help.
Sunday, May 22, 2016 by Ilma

English
The words hum and ham are examples of which sound device? A. onomatopoeia B. consonance C. assonance D. alliteration A?
Saturday, May 21, 2016 by quick help needed

English (Langue Arts)
What does the following quote from “The cask of Amontillado “ reveal about what Montresor wants his servants to do ? "I had told them that I should not return until the morning and has given them explicit orders not to stir from the house. These orders were ...
Friday, May 20, 2016 by Lala

English
Select the correct verb tense used in the sentences below That company has been making surfboards since the 1960's present perfect progressive present progressive*** past perfect progressive past progressive We had been listening to the radio when the lights went out past ...
Friday, May 20, 2016 by Morgan

English
Choose the correct tense of the underlined verb Everyone in the climbing expedition /developed/ frostbite from their exposure to the cold past perfect future present past*** This recipe /will produce/ two dozen chocolate chip cookies past future perfect*** present future That ...
Friday, May 20, 2016 by Morgan

English
Choose the past form or the past participle for the underlined verb We /sell/ dozens of magazine subscriptions last week sold*** selled have selled no error Until this morning, they /kept/ the secrete to themselves keep keeped keeping no error*** The United states has /lead/ ...
Friday, May 20, 2016 by Morgan

English
The title "another evening at the club" is close in meaning to "just another evening at the club" given the events of the story, what is the significance of this meaning? I need help explaining this. I have no idea how to word it
Friday, May 20, 2016 by abby

English
1. Don't feel stressful. 2. Don't get stressful. 3. Don't feel stressed. 4. Don't get stressed. 5. Don't be stressed out. 6. Don't be stressed. 7. Don't be stressful. --------------------- Can we use all the expressions? Which ones are commonly used?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Let him do what he will. 2. Let him do what he can. (Are the sentences grammatical?) 3. She won't open the door. (In this sentence, what does 'won't' mean? 4. She is not going to open the door. 5. She doesn't intend to open the door. Does #3 mean #4 or #...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by rfvv

English
How does the boldness Odysseus shows in the Cyclops’s cave drive subsequent plot events? A)Several of Odysseus’s men are eaten. B)Odysseus and his men spend the night in the Cyclops’s cave. C)Odysseus gives the Cyclops wine to drink. D)Odysseus and his men blind...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by laine

English
8. which of the following quotes from "the morning of june 281948" best describe the aversion that the public felt toward Shirley Jackson's short story "The lottery" a. "as a matter of fat when I read it over later I decided that except for one or ...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by jane

English
How does the boldness Odysseus shows in the Cyclops’s cave drive subsequent plot events? A)Several of Odysseus’s men are eaten. B)Odysseus and his men spend the night in the Cyclops’s cave. C)Odysseus gives the Cyclops wine to drink. D)Odysseus and his men blind...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by luke

English
Identify the sentence in which the underlined verb does not agree with its subject. Everyone on the team (works) together well. Both of them (are looking) forward to the field trip. Neither of the boys is (excited) about playing football. One of the girls (are) going to enter...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by Mike

English
In “There Is No Word for Goodbye,” whom does the speaker address? A. her daughter B. her mother C. the reader D. her aunt D?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by Ms. Sue Help

English/Language Arts
On a Works Cited page, which of the following should be in italics? title of a book************** title of a webpage title of a short story title of a newspaper article
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by Mike

English
26. identify the degree comparison for the underlined word the most original idea was suited by a pair of tenth graders (Most original is underlined) A. Positive B. comparative c. superlative d. none of the above I think it is c identify the degree of comparison for the ...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by Dylan

English
“Give me a place to stand, Archimedes said, “and I can move the world.” These words show which figurative language? A. paradox B. satire C. simile D. metaphor D?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
“The days are nouns; touch them/ The hands are churches that worship the world.” This quote shows what figurative language? A. simile B. metaphor C. rhyme D. repetition B?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
In “Summer,” the word buzzin is an example of which of the following sound devices? A. alliteration B. assonance C. onomatopoeia D. consonance C?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
“Ball goes in (thwack) to mitt,/ and goes out (thwack) back to mitt.” This is an example of which sound device? A. onomatopoeia B. assonance C. consonance D. alliteration A?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
“It’s about the ball, the bat, and the mitt./ Ball hits bat, or it hits mitt.” This is an example of which sound device? A. metaphor B. personification C. assonance D. consonance B?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English/Language Arts
Which of the following parenthetical citations is placed and punctuated correctly? A)The only casualty on Lewis and Clark's trip died from appendicitis (Davis 104). B)(Davis, 104) Kenneth Davis explains that the only casualty on Lewis and Clark's trip died from ...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by Mike

English
In “Dream Deferred,” the lines “Or crust and sugar over— / like a syrupy sweet?” are an example of which kind of figurative language? A. simile B. metaphor C. personification D. paradox B?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Is the following an example of a simile, metaphor, paradox, or personification? An angry sky loomed overhead. A. simile B. paradox C. metaphor D. personification D?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Which of the following terms identifies the type of poem “The Raven” is? A. narrative B. epic C. lyric D. dramatic A?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English/Language Arts
A _____ includes all the works a writer used in the actual report, including direct quotes. footnote bibliography Works Cited page********** parenthetical citation
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by Mike

English
Is the following an example of a simile, metaphor, paradox, or personification? Her novel was a passport to adventure. A. simile B. metaphor C. paradox D. personification B?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
“Ten thousand saw I at a glance,/ Tossing their heads in sprightly dance./ The waves beside them danced; but they/ Outdid the sparkling waves in glee;” This quote is an example of what figurative language? A. metaphor B. simile C. paradox D. personification D?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
21. identify the sentence in which the underlined verb does notagree with its subject A. Both Sarah and Eleana are playing this Saturday (Are playing is underlined) B. Either of the girls are a good choice for a leader (Are is underlined) C. Everyone in the room plans to sign ...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by ranee

English
“I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong The carpenter singing his as he measures his plank or beam,” This quote from “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman shows the ...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
In “There Is No Word for Goodbye,” whom does the speaker address? A. her daughter B. her mother C. the reader D. her aunt D?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
“…you spoke Spanish formal as your father, the judge without a courtroom.” This quote shows what figurative language? A. metaphor B. simile C. personification D. onomatopoeia B?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Which of the following is the best paraphrase of the line, “What happens to a dream deferred?” A. Putting off a dream can be disappointing, even dangerous. B. Some dreams must be put off. C. What happens when a dream is not realized? D. What happens when people dream...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
The primary subject of “The Raven” is which of the following? A. a tormented dream B. a mysterious journey C. a grieving man D. a dead woman confused between C and D. but I hope its C. am I correct?
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

Math
In a school of 100 students,70 studied English,30 studied French and 50 studied Latin.everyone studied atleast one of the subject,and 44 studied exactly two of the subject.how many students studied all the subject.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by Luiz

Maths
In a school of 100 students,70 studied English,30 studied French and 50 studied Latin.everyone studied atleast one of the subject,and 44 studied exactly two of the subject.how many students studied all the subject.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by Luiz

English
please correct this pigin-How many years i take senior you.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 by Wesley

English
How does the boldness Odysseus shows in the Cyclops’s cave drive subsequent plot events? A)Several of Odysseus’s men are eaten. B)Odysseus and his men spend the night in the Cyclops’s cave. C)Odysseus gives the Cyclops wine to drink. D)Odysseus and his men ...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by Mike

English
Read the following quote from Betty Bonham Lies’s retelling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. When Orpheus made music, all the world stopped to listen. Wild beasts drew near him, so entranced they put aside their fierceness. Trees gathered around to hear his beautiful...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by Mike

English
Choose the word that best completes the sentences. One of the girls left _____ tennis shoes in the gym a. her b. hers c. their d. them I think its it A but it could also be c the best player to watch is ______ a. she b. her c. him d. me this one confuses me because it could be...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by Ryan

english
which event foreshadows the resolution of the cask of amontillado and creates mystery in the story? A: montresor tells fortunato he has bought a large barrel of Amontillado B: Fortunato has a sever cold which seems to concern Montresor C: Montresor drinks to Fortunato s health...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by Harley

Language arts
A Surprising Point of View: A Television Play in Two Acts Characters: (in order of appearance) 1. JASON: a boy of about 14. He is a student in Ms. Smith’s English class. He regularly misbehaves in order to get attention, and he doesn’t apply himself to his schoolwork...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by Polar

English batleng high school
Why traditional healer should be allowed to practice and prescribe medication in hospital and clinic
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by baswsbile

English
hat does headstrong mean as it is used in the following lines from Act IV, scene 2 of Romeo and Juliet [ Enter Juliet ] Capulet : How now , my headstrong! Where have you been gadding?” Juliet: Where I have learn’d me to repent the sin Of disobedient opposition To you...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by BUBBLES

Spanish
What are schools and organizations in silicon valley doing to foster growth for hispanic and latino students? a. Offering math programs in the summer b. Offering english classes year round C.offering tutoring classes in science during the weekends d. offering writing classes ...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by Girltt

English
In Act IV Scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet, two days before her scheduled wedding to Paris, Juliet tells Friar Lawrence all the things she would rather do than marry Paris. Which of the following lines from her monologue foreshadow the outcome of the play? a o bid me leap rather ...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by TeaCup

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