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July 29, 2016

Homework Help: English

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Recent English Questions

history (reed)
1. the voting rights act of 1965 made it legal for states to a. charge voters a poll tax before casting a vote b. require a person to talk an English test before voting c. refuse people to vote by their race or gender d. fine anyone who interferes with another person's ...
Thursday, May 5, 2016 by abstract

english
Reciting includes a: verbalizing information b: saying main ideas aloud c: writing main ideas d" all of the above e" either b or c but not both I chose all of the above is this correct?
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 by jennifer

english
twenty years later mar can still remember all of the words of her high school fight song. This can be attributed to : Mary's devotion to her high school or previewing or reviewing or overlearning, I choose overlearning is this correct?
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 by jennifer

english
Which of the following describes stage directions? a central message about life explanations about how the actors sound and behave the meaning behind events and characters’ actions writing that is vague and uncertain
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 by Tamya Beard

English
these lines of dialogue from the dairy of anne frank, act 1 reveal a lot about anne's character. In the paragraph , explain at least two things that you find out about anne's personality from her words. can someone start me out please im not good at essays
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 by bob

English II
from "The Lady of Shalott" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson In the stormy east-wind straining, The pale-yellow woods were waning, The broad stream in his banks complaining, Heavily the low sky raining Over tower'd Camelot; Down she came and found a boat Beneath a willow ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 by Jessie

English II
Read the passage and answer the question that follows: Despite our best efforts as parents, we will always make mistakes in raising our children. It's inevitable. There are so many decisions to be made in any given day, week, month, or year. It's an inhuman task to ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 by Jessie

English II
Read the passage and answer the question that follows. Chief Joseph's Surrender Speech, October 5, 1877 by Chief Joseph Tell General Howard I know his heart. What he told me before, I have it in my heart. I am tired of fighting. Our Chiefs are killed; Looking Glass is dead...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 by Jessie

English
What would be a good thesis statement for a research paper on endangered species I'm trying to focus more on the overall history such as why we created the endangered species list in the first place I just can't think of a good thesis statement.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 by BLAH

English
What makes a verb irregular? does not form it's past and present by adding -ed or -d to the past participle does not form it's past and past participle by adding -ed or -d to the present*** does not act as a verb in context functions as a verb but appears as an adjective
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 by Jordan

English (research)
How can I prove that a superhero is a monster? i.e. - Spider-man
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 by Sarah

English
What makes Anne Frank a complex person? I am writing an essay about Anne Frank and that is a question I had in mind.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Twenty One Pilots fan

Language arts, please help!
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...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Chloe

English
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. From Act I, Scene 1. how are the characters jack and algernon developed through the use of dialogue? how are these characters similar? how are they different? support your answer with evidence.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Alexia Smith

Language arts, huge favor
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...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Chloe

english
Media influence to youth/teenagers
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by nonsikelelo

english
How to write a speech about a mythical character and legendary hero
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Noluthando

English
The future in South africa is bright
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Teboho

English
What does Annie's dialogue in the passage reveal about her character? A) she is proud and indifferent. B) she is sarcastic and cynical. C) she is timid and nervous. D) she is confident and persistent. Please help me. I've been stuck on this practice session for an hour!
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Milan

English
Identify a theme in Dragonwings analyze and explain how the author develops the theme over the course of the novel through the characters and plot be sure to use evidence from the beginning middle and end of the story to support your ideas.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by pllllllsssss heeellllppppp

English
Please help if I did right! Thanks. Whose brilliant idea was this anyway?" Sarah asked." If people were intended to sleep on the ground and cook over a fire, we wouldn't have beds and microwave ovens." "Stop complaining," Emily said." At ...
Monday, May 2, 2016 by Anonymous

12 english
Michael Jordan, retired from the Chicago Bulls, is considered one of the greatest basketball players in history. Because he could jump so high and could consistently score points in the double digits per game.
Monday, May 2, 2016 by sergio

English
Wulliam became famous and had a chance to study in high school again. ------------------------- In this sentence, what is the role of "to....." in "a chance to..."? I mean the relationship between 'a chance' and "the to infinitive." Are ...
Monday, May 2, 2016 by rfvv

english help please!!
How do most people use comparison/contrast? To prove that others are wrong To make informed choices To destroy many political debates To share unbiased information is it a pls help
Monday, May 2, 2016 by Oscar

english help please!!
Which of the following is an example of an informational text that explains? A pamphlet that disputes a point A written account of events in war An instruction manual for a computer An argument about the use of exams Is it b pls help me
Monday, May 2, 2016 by Oscar

Ms Sue English
I thought my grammar was excellent BUT now not so sure:( why is and necessary in some sentences and not others? Boys, girls, dogs, and cats .... vs Bright, friendly, compassionate ....
Monday, May 2, 2016 by Lizzie

English SAT
Hi - i am doing english SAT practice and have a few grammar questions. 1. '60s flower child Book says an apostrophe goes before 60. Can you explain why? 2. Helen is a bright, friendly, confident girl. Book says this is correct Why is the word "and" not before ...
Monday, May 2, 2016 by Lizzie

English
Read the following passage "I don't know anything," he said, "except that I'm beginning to be sorry we bought that room for the children. If children are neurotic at all, a room like that -" "It's supposed to help them work off their ...
Monday, May 2, 2016 by Erin

English
Against which American value did the Beat generation of writers react? equality freedom individualism traditionalism***
Monday, May 2, 2016 by Erin

English
How are children viewed in the society in which the Hadleys live? As completely helpless as mentally unstable as spiritually rewarding as generally obedient
Monday, May 2, 2016 by Lynne

English
what can you infer about the Hadley family based on the beginning of the passage? They are well off financially*** They are careful with their money They are considerate of each other They are respectful of each other's privacy
Monday, May 2, 2016 by Lynne

English
In this passage, what is the first indication that the story takes place in the future the parents hearing a roar of lions the parents denying their children the use of the rocket the parents complaining about their children the description of a room that can cure neuroses
Monday, May 2, 2016 by Lynne

English
Please check my answers :) The passage is The Miracle Worker by William Gibson. *** Means my answer 1)What does Annie's dialogue in the passage reveal about her character? A) She is proud and indifferent B) She is sarcastic and cynical C) She is timid and nervous*** D) She...
Monday, May 2, 2016 by Alexia Smith

english
which of the following is a way that imagery can be used? to present facts during debates to inspire audiences during speeches*** to entertain readers with a play on words to impress readers with facts and evidence
Monday, May 2, 2016 by Lynne

English
1. Can you help me with this? 1-2. Can you help me do this? (Are both the same?) 2. Can you help me with cleaning the room? 3. Can you help me about cleaning the room? 3-1. can you help me clean the room? 3-3. Can you help me on cleaning the room? (Are they the same? Can we ...
Monday, May 2, 2016 by rfvv

English
Literary Analysis: Plot Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I smiled to myself as I remembered the game that made me a star ten years ago . . . The rain was pouring down as I stepped out onto the football field. It was the last game of the season, and ...
Monday, May 2, 2016 by quick help please

English
“New Directions” is a narrative essay. What does that tell you about Annie Johnson? A. She is a real person. B. She is a made-up character. C. She is related to Maya Angelou. D. She is a character in a movie. A?
Monday, May 2, 2016 by quick help please

English
Based on reading “Desiderata” and knowing that this word means “the items you needed for an archive to make it useful,” what can you conclude was the author’s purpose in writing this story? A. to inform B. to justify C. to recommend D. to persuade C? C?
Monday, May 2, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Which statement best describes the plot of “The Giant’s House” by Elizabeth McCracken? A. A boy and a librarian fall in love while searching for answers to the boy’s struggle of suffering from gigantism. B. A librarian and a boy suffering from gigantism ...
Monday, May 2, 2016 by quick help please

English
Which statement best describes the plot of “The Giant’s House” by Elizabeth McCracken? A. A boy and a librarian fall in love while searching for answers to the boy’s struggle of suffering from gigantism. B. A librarian and a boy suffering from gigantism ...
Monday, May 2, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Based on what you know of the events of the story “The Cask of Amontillado,” Fortunato’s name in this story is an example of what literary element? A. irony B. characterization C. foreshadowing D. suspense A?
Monday, May 2, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Literary Analysis: Author’s Voice Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I’ve come to terms with my dreaminess, my absent-mindedness—well, okay, my ditziness! Why do I characterize myself this way? A few examples might make this description ...
Monday, May 2, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Based on reading the excerpt from Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, what can you conclude was the author’s purpose? A. to entertain B. to inform C. to persuade D. to analyze B?
Monday, May 2, 2016 by quick help needed

English
1. Staying in bed is the best remedy for a cold. 2. For a cold the best remedy is staying in bed. ------------ #1 is correct? What about #2? Is Sentence 2 grammatical?
Monday, May 2, 2016 by rfvv

English
"High Court" is "Supreme Court in the USA, right? In the UK, it is different?
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He admitted cheating on the test. 2. He admitted that he had cheated on the test. 3. He admitted that he cheated on the test. (Does #1 mnean #2 or #3?) 4. I'll admit cheating on the test. 5. I'll admit that I cheat on the test. 6. I'll admit that I cheated on ...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by rfvv

English
"Admit" is a gerund taker and the gerund can connote the action happened prior to "admit". So "she admitted making a mistake". ========================= 1. She admitted making a mistake. 2. She admitted cheating on the test. (Did the action "...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I thought of other names but I was not satisfied with any of them. 2. I thought of other names but I was satisfied with none of them. (Are both the same?) 4. I always watched him "working" when I was young. (Did "I" watched him working for some time?) 5...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He admitted cheating on the test. 2. He admitted that he cheated on the test. 3. He admitted that he had cheated on the test. cf. He admitted having cheated on the test. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3?) 4. He admits cheating on the test. 5. He admits that he cheats on the test. 6. ...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by rfvv

english
i need a help to write a speech about traditional african marriage is an advantage for men only not women
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by kelebogile

english
why traditional marriage is an advantage for men only not women
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by morakane

English
Which of the following is an example of an emotional appeal? A. Many organizations have offered recommendations. B. It will have global impact in the near future. C. It will be the greatest environmental tragedy. D. More than 90 percent of the scientists agreed that it is ...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. 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 ...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. 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 ...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. 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 ...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Literary Analysis: Plot Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I smiled to myself as I remembered the game that made me a star ten years ago . . . The rain was pouring down as I stepped out onto the football field. It was the last game of the season, and ...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Literary Analysis: Author’s Voice Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I’ve come to terms with my dreaminess, my absent-mindedness—well, okay, my ditziness! Why do I characterize myself this way? A few examples might make this description ...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by quick help needed

English III
I need help with this question, I tired to find answer in the book, but I could find any clue please can someone help me?? Mark Twain used the characters in this novel (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) to show his contempt for the romantic style of literature. In the chart ...
Saturday, April 30, 2016 by Joey Holland

English
identify one of the darker actions examined in a story or drama from this unit. in what piece is the action highlighted? what interactions or emotions prompt in the action? how would the story or drama change if the characters involved were able to overcome the darker impulse ...
Saturday, April 30, 2016 by Plz help

english
what is the need for learning foreign language?
Saturday, April 30, 2016 by ankur

English
1. He admitted cheating on the test. 2. He admitted that he cheated on the test. 3. He admitted that he had cheated on the test. cf. He admitted having cheated on the test. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3?) 4. He admits cheating on the test. 5. He admits that he cheats on the test. 6. ...
Saturday, April 30, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. She used to help him with his homework. 2. What can you help him with? 3. I want to help him with something. 4. I want to help him with that. 4-1. I want to help him tie the ribbon. 4-2. I want to help him to tie the ribbon. (Does 'with' mean about? Can we ...
Saturday, April 30, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Watch out for fires. 2. Look out for fires. 3. Be care about fires. ....... Are they all the same in meaning? 4. Make sure you don't build a fire. 5. Make sure you don't make a fire. 6. Make sure you don't.... a fire. (Are they the same? Can we use other verbs ...
Saturday, April 30, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The fire station is close. Just go straight one more block. ........ What is the part of speech of 'close'? Adjective or adverb?
Saturday, April 30, 2016 by rfvv

English 10th Grade
Choose the answer that shows a correct revision to the following sentence: Why if you did not want to hear it did you ask me what I thought a) Why, if you did not want to hear it, did you ask me what I thought? b) Why, if you did not want to hear it did you ask me what I ...
Saturday, April 30, 2016 by Lily

english
Act II of a Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley contains several messages. in a paragraph explain how one of these messages is conveyed in the second act of the play. include at least two details to support your points. When one changes for the better, others are effected for ...
Friday, April 29, 2016 by dogs

english
16. What is the effect of the author’s use of assonance in the following line from “The Raven?” “For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore—” (1 point) A It creates emphasis on Lenore. B It explains Lenore’s appearance. C It ...
Friday, April 29, 2016 by saliha

english
identify a theme in dragonwings analyze and explain how the author develops the theme over the course of the novel through the characters and plot be sure to use evidence from the beginning middle and end of the story to support your ideas
Thursday, April 28, 2016 by bleh

English help (check answers)
In act 2, scene 3, of A Christmas Carol:Scrooge and Marley, what does the ghost of Christmas Present say to indicate that Scrooge's actions can effect the outcome of events? A. "I would say that he gets the pleasure of his family..." B. "I see a vacant seat...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 by Nunya

MATHS
In a class, 120 students speak English or French or both. 70 speak English and 55 speak french. how many speak English but not French?
Thursday, April 28, 2016 by mercy

English
Hi can you check please if I did correct!
Thursday, April 28, 2016 by Briana

english help please!!
Which of the following is an example of a literal question? When was Marcus called to the office? Why was Marcus always getting in trouble at school? How did Marcus treat his teachers? Which of your friends is most like Marcus? is it d pls help me
Thursday, April 28, 2016 by Oscar

English
A presentation for a topic which says "Traditional healers should be allowed in hospitals and prescribe medicine in hospitals and clinics
Thursday, April 28, 2016 by Mkhuleko

English speech
Traditional africa marriage is an advantage for men only not for women
Thursday, April 28, 2016 by prudence

English
Tomorrow I'll give a speech in front of the class. I'm so nervous. 1. I could forget everything. 2. I may forget everything. 3. I might forget everything. 4. I can forget everything. ----------------- In this situation, which one is suitable? What is the difference ...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 by rfvv

english
sat skills. write the word in the space provided. 1-how sad it to see such beautiful flowers ----------- and die! 2-a person can usually tell how popular a new movie is by the length of the ----------- in front of the box office. 3-the desire to be the world's top tennis ...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 by Anonymous

english
“There is little reason to fear that women will acquire too much courage or fortitude, for their apparent inferiority…” What choice most closely defines the underlined word?
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by manny

English
The book thief chapter 1. quotes about death.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by Boberto

ENGLISH
GIVE ME THE MAIN POINT AFRICAN SLAUGHER RITUALS SHOULD BE ALLOWED IN SUBURBS
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by SNE

English
African slaughter rituals should be allowed in surbabs y?
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by mpumi

English Grammar
Is this accurate? It seems a bit clunky: "I was referred to this particular job opening by my supervisor John Smith, the Human Resources representative for XYZ Law Firm."
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by Rema

English
In the following sentences underline the word that would be stressed most: a)She dropped her bag. b)It is the white car that i want. c)The girl is mine. d)I prefer to greet Mbotela. e)It is time to go away.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by Brenda

English 4
In Sonnet 106, the speaker claims that earlier praise has prefigured, or _____, his love. A. molded**** B. created C. destroyed D. suggested
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by CarpeDiem

english
What does the author achieve by mixing exact and approximate numbers in "A Contribution to Statistics?" can someone explain what they want me to write I'm stuck.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by cassie

english
the most dangerous game is mostly about
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by colton

English
In “The Lottery,” how does the fact that names are called and people select their piece of paper work to create suspense? a. Readers know males draw the papers. b. Readers watch every family participate. c. Readers wonder what the papers signify. d. Readers want to ...
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Kaai97

English
What is the effect of Poe's use of alliteration in the following line from "The Bells?" "What a tale their terror tells" a. It signals a change to a darker mood.*** b. It suggests pleasant sounding bells. c. It explains the speaker's actions. d. It ...
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Kaai97

English (check my answers)
4. The blades on a pair of ice skates (is, are) called runners. (1 point) A. is B. are*** 5. The runners on the earliest ice skates (was, were) probably made of bone. (1 point) A. was B. were*** 6. The original purpose of ice skates (was, were) for travel. (1 point) A. was B. ...
Monday, April 25, 2016 by SkatingDJ

English
Read the following line from Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven”: “Quoth the Raven, ‘Nevermore.” What effect does this repeated line have on the poem? a. It adds to the speaker’s sense of hopelessness.*** b. It shows the speaker’s feelings of ...
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Kaai97

English
"The Cask of Amontillado" Poe's use of a(n) _________________ narrator to tell the story heightens the uncertainty and sense of horror felt by the reader. No answer choices but I think the answer is first person?
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Kaai97

English
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 ...
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Kaai97

French
I need to put some grammatical questions on my blog, but I cannot come up with anything. The farthest I've come up with is "Why is there genders in French?" Thank-you for your time. Can you please it english.
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Loran

English
Which of the following statements by General Zaroff from “The Most Dangerous Game” adds to the suspense of the story? a. “After the debacle in Russia I left the country, for it was imprudent for an officer of the Czar to stay there.” b. “I was about to...
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Kaai97

English
"The Most Dangerous Game" is mostly about a. an intense contest between two hunters *** b. the relationship between two men who disagree c. the differences between the lives of the wealthy and poor d. the reasons for and against hunting
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Kaai97

English
In "The Most Dangerous Game," the character of Zaroff serves as a(n) _____________ to the protagonist, sharply contrasting Rainsford's personality. * this question has no answer choices but is the answer foil?*
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Many horror and suspense stories such as “The Lottery” use stereotypical _____ instead of complex individuals because readers readily relate to them. archetypes foils stock characters*** unreliable narrators
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Kaai97

English
The poetic device used in the line below is and example of ______. "For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams" internal rhyme*** irony a simile onomatopoeia
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Choose the correct vocabulary word for the blank in the following sentence. Someone left me a _____ message on my voicemail; I had no idea what it meant. cryptic*** boisterous petulant jovial
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Choose the correct vocabulary word for the blank in the following sentence. His new sneakers were _____ by everyone in his classroom. They all wished they could have them. dissevered coveted*** gloated detested
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Choose the correct vocabulary word for the blank in the following sentence. 1. When someone hurts you, the desire for _____ is strong. a. immolation b. retribution*** c. gesticulation d. connotation Choose the correct vocabulary word for the blank in the following sentence. 5...
Monday, April 25, 2016 by Kaai97

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