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September 30, 2016

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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

English
What can readers infer from the following quote from Act V, Scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet? Romeo: O, be gone! By heaven I love thee better than myself; For I come hither arm'd against myself Stay no, be gone; live, and hereafter say, A madman's mercy bid thee run away a...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by BUBBLES

English
How much water do you drink every day? 1. I drink two liters of water per day. 2. I drink 1.5 liters of water a day. 3. I drink ten liters of water every day. 4. I drink a ten-liter carton of water every day. 5. I drink a 5-liter pack of water every day. (Are the answers all ...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by rfvv

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 8:40pm. 1. Don't drink. 2. Don't drink liquor. 3. Don't drink alcohol. ----------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3? When we mention one of the don'ts for a healthy life, which one is suitable? •English - english genie , ...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I have more than five books. 1-2. I have over five books. (Does it include five books?) 2. I have five or more books. (It includes five. At least I have five books. Am I right?) 3. I have less than five books. 4. I have under five books. ( I don't have five books. I ...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Are you driving after work. 2. Will you drive after work. (Does #1 mean #2?) 3. Are you driving tonight? 4. Will you drive tonight? 5. Shall you drive tonight? (Does #3 mean #4 or #5?)
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by rfvv

Englsih
Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 2:12am. 1. Can you give me a ride if you are driving? 2. Can you give me a ride if you drive? 3. He will be driving, so ask him to give you a ride. 4. He will drive, so ask him to give you a ride. -------------- Are they all the same ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
I have a 60 in English and I need to take 2 tests. (they count as 45% of our grade) I really want to get at least an 82, does anybody know what grades I have to make in order to bring it up? I would really appreciate for a fast reply. Thanks!
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by Madison

english grammar help please
I'm a bit confused as to what I would use for this sentence: The first in line at the theater were ____ Would it be "them" or "us"? Along with: Karina and ___ are working together to build the model. 1) her 2) me 3) she 4) us If you could explain to me ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by twiddles

English
The customer paid by _______ for his new ______ suit..
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by kim

English year 10
1. Compare and contrast the role of nature and the natural world in two poems from this unit: Walt Whitman’s “Come Up from the Fields Father” and Sara Teasdale’s “There Will Come Soft Rains.” Be sure to use specific examples from both poems to ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by Anonymous

english help please!!
Which of the following sentences uses the word "diction" correctly? A broad vocabulary will allow you to use good diction. Diction comes from rhyming words in poetic literature. He never used any diction in his many lengthy novels. Let's go diction before we jump...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by Oscar

English
Hello! Will you please help me with the following sentence. "My grandma is still undergoing treatment for a vessel condition and hypertension." Is the preposition "for" correct here? Does "a vessel condition" make any sense? Maybe just "...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by Ilma

English
English essay help; any ideas? "In the story "A Devoted Son" by Anita Desai, Rakesh, the son, touches his father Varma's feet. What is the significance of this, and how does it change as the story progresses? I need some help with this one, as when reading, ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by solar

English
Which of the following sentences from "Five Hours to Simla" best supports the story's theme about the clash between modernization and traditional life? A:"After the first cacophony of screeching brakes and grinding gears, there followed the comparatively ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by dylan

English
The phrase "radiant maiden" in the poem "The Raven" is an example of? A: Assonance B: Alliteration C: Onomatopoeia I chose A is this correct? Thank you In Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Bells", how does the tone change from the begging to the end...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by Marylyn

check english please.. romeo and juliet
Read this excerpt from the prologue to act II of Romeo and Juliet: CHORUS: Now old desire doth in his death-bed lie, And young affection gapes to be his heir; That fair for which love groan'd for and would die, With tender Juliet match'd, is now not fair. Now Romeo is ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by anon

english
1. Which of the following is the correct definition of minerals. a. a naturally occurring, inorganic soild that has a crystal shape and a definite chemical composition. b. a naturally occurring , inorganic soild tha forms throught crystallization of melted materials** c. a ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by please help

English
1. I will go abroad. 2. I would go abroad. 3. I will prefer an aisle seat. 4. I would prefer an aisle seat. 5. I will do it. 6. I would do it. ------------------------- Q1: Are they all grammatical? Q2: What is the difference between 'will' and 'would'? If we ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The products are on the 2nd floor in section D. 2. The products are in section D on the 2nd floor. -------------------- Are both grammatical? Which word order is better?
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. If you are driving your car now, come here immediately and give me a ride home. ( Is this one correct? In this sentence, the driver is in the middle of driving his car. Is that right?) 2. If you are driving your car after work, give me a ride home. ( In this sentence, the ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Later, you will be driving. So give me a ride, will you? 2. Later, you will drive. So give a ride to me, will you? 3. Later, you are going to drive. So give me a ride, will you? ( Does #1 mean # 3 or #2? Is #1 and #3 the same?) 4. Give me a ride if you will be driving. 5. ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Give me a minute. I'll be ready soon. 2. Give me a moment. I'll be ready soon. 3. Give me a second. I'll be ready soon. 4. Wait a minute. I'll be ready soon. 5. Wait a moment. I'll be ready soon. 6. Wait a secone. I'll be ready soon. 7. Just a minute...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The sun is rising in the east. 1-1. The sun is coming up in the east. 2. The sun is setting in the west. 2-2. the sun is going down in the west. 3. Don't look at the sun with your eyes for a long time. You will become blind. 4. Don't look at the sun with your naked ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Do you mind moving your foot? 2. Point your right foot downward. 3. I'm sorry (that) I stepped on your foot. 4. I'm sorry to have stepped on your foot. 5. I'm sorry to step on your foot. 6. I'm sorry that I step on your foot. ---------------- Are they all ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Can you give me a ride if you are driving? 2. Can you give me a ride if you drive? 3. He will be driving, so ask him to give you a ride. 4. He will drive, so ask him to give you a ride. -------------- Are they all the same in meaning? Which expressions do we have to use? ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by rfvv

english
In the United States, cell phones are a very popular item. What are all VERBS both "Action" and "Be."
Monday, May 16, 2016 by Jose

English
Why you agree with that traditionan african marriage is an advantage for men only not woman
Monday, May 16, 2016 by Sindiswa

English
Hello. I will be very grateful for some help. 1) Do you think it is possible to say: "Heavy rain started / began", and if yes, is it "heavy rain" or "a heavy rain"? 2) Is it possible to say: "Rain started falling", and if yes, is it &...
Monday, May 16, 2016 by Ilma

English
1. What state of mind is not associated with theater of the absurd? ~anxiety ~contentment ~wonder 2. Which of the following words is the best synonym for effrontery? ~confidence ~obedience ~shame 3. In "The Importance of Being Earnest,"how does Algernon say Bunbury ...
Monday, May 16, 2016 by Becky

English
I need help by the topic says english is the langauge of opportunity, why bother to teach indegenous language.
Monday, May 16, 2016 by Thandile

English
In "Tokyo", ryo and Tsuruishi most likely decide to stay overnight at the inn because
Monday, May 16, 2016 by Linda

English
In The Importance of Being Earnest, Jack and Algernon clearly have a preoccupation with food. In this lesson, you explored the deeper meaning of this preoccupation. Using what you learned in this lesson and what you have read in the text, discuss how food serves as a symbol ...
Monday, May 16, 2016 by Becky

English
judge : a person trained to hear and decide cases brought before a court of law 1. judge: a person who is trained to hear and decide cases which were brought before a court of law 2. judge: a person who is trained to hear and decide cases which are brought before a court of ...
Monday, May 16, 2016 by rfvv

English
* They refers to 'history books.' 1. They are on the 2nd floor in Section D. 2. They are in Section D on the 2nd floor. (Are both the same? According to the word order rule, which one is right?)
Monday, May 16, 2016 by rfvv

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