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Which of the following statements best describes the purpose of the motif of falling leaves in Gerard Manley Hopkins poem "Spring and Fall"? The motif helps readers understand the innocence of youth The motif reminds readers of the beauty of autumn x the motif ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 1:53pm
1. I want to see the movie. 2. I want to see the film. 3. I want to see the motion picture. 4. I want to see the animated picture. ------------------- Ae they all the same in meaning? What is the difference among them?
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 6:18am
Arrange the sentences logically. a. One day last week, I went next door to take some pictures of Coke and her newborn puppies. b. Only later did I learn that all animals are very protective of their young. c. Photographing pets can sometimes be a dangerous and expensive hobby...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 6:05am
What is the purpose of hierarchical structure in a media message? Hierarchical structure helps the reader weed out unimportant information. Hierarchical structure helps the author organize his or her writing. Hierarchical structure helps the reader determine the relationship ...
Monday, December 22, 2014 at 4:30pm
English - active & passive
1) Absolute silence should be maintained in the library - passive 2) Results of the examination will be announced after a month. - passive 3) All the tickets for the match were sold in a day. - passive 4) The enemy was forced to surrender. - passive Change the voice. 1) We ...
Monday, December 22, 2014 at 9:57am
ENG 122 English Composition II
Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated? I always have a difficult time choosing a topic. Writing is hard! I always have a difficult time choosing a topic; writing is hard! All of the above None of the above
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 8:15pm
These questions relate to the novel "Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert. 1. Emma Bovary makes a number of decisions which have poor results. Which of the following would probably be Flaubert's explanation of why she made those decisions? A. Reading romantic ...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 1:38am
ENG 122 English Composition II
A writer can demonstrate the connection between evidence and claims by doing WHICH ONE of the following? allowing evidence to speak for itself showing a clear, logical connection letting common sense prevails staying firm to personal beliefs
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 12:44am
ENG 122 English Composition II
Which thesis sentence best addresses a counter-argument? Carbohydrates are not healthy for most people. Despite years dependence on calorie reduction to lose weight, medical intervention and personalized diet plans are more effective than a generic diet of strict caloric ...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 12:42am
ENG 122 English Composition II
A good conclusion does all of the following EXCEPT It explains the contents of a source with quotes and citations. It articulates ideas in a complex manner that ties analysis together. It explains implications of ideas and the importance of the research. It encourages readers ...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 12:42am
i have to write an essay based on Romeo and Juliet. The thesis is going to be based on Romeo's motive which is to marry Juliet. How can i start my introduction paragraph like the first few sentences before the thesis? please help me
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 6:50pm
loneliness or isolation is central to of mice and men by john steinbeck. it is expressed in many of the things the characters say and do. show how loneliness is a part of the lives of two characters and how that loneliness contributes to a central idea of the novella.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 4:02pm
Hi, I need some help distinguishing the type of narrators in this story. The questions relate to the following prose passage: "When Peter Smith saw his old friend George Rogers for the first time in years, he was amazed. He was walking through one of the poorest sections ...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 2:17pm
When should you use an in-text citation? I think it is C. A. only at the end of the paper B. every time you use a fact or a piece of information from a source. C. only if you use the same source two or more times in a row. D. only if you use three or more facts from that source
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 2:08pm
Both texts deal with racial discrimination. How does the structure of poem help convey this meaning in a way that the prose passage does not? A) The poem conveys meaning through imagery; the prose passage does not. B) The poem uses first person point of view; the prose ...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 1:26am
English--Edgar Allen Poe
I need some help with some questions about an excerpt from "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allen Poe: "True! --nervous --very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses --not destroyed --not...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 12:59am
Hello! I am having trouble with this question based on the poem: "The Lake Isle of Innisfree," by W. B. Yeats: "I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for ...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 12:52am
Describe one of the strongest images you encountered from any of the following literature wolves of men by barry holstun lopez birches by robert frost haiku by kaga no chiyo haiku by basho spring is like a perhaps land by E.E Cummings from an inconvenient truth by al gore the ...
Friday, December 19, 2014 at 11:36am
Peter attends 6 dance lessons each week, all year long. There are 52 weeks in a year. Peter missed 5 dance lessons while sick. How many dance lessons did Peter attend during the year?
Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 4:42pm
Which sentence would to grammatically correct? 1) Remember never to do that ever again. 2) Remember to never do that ever again. 3) Remember to never to do that ever again.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 9:02pm
The mean of Susan's math and science scores is 74 points. The mean of her math and English scores is 83 points. How many more points did Susan score in English than in science?
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 7:29pm
Why am i bad at Reading Comprehension - English
i am good at English but every time we have a reading comprehension, i either fail it or get a bad mark. WHY. all i have to do is read it and answer question of what i just read. But i still get a bad mark. How can i prepare myself for the next one. i wan tot be good at it. By...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 6:02pm
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Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 3:01pm
What is an example of dramatic irony in Hard Times? I think the answer is b When the audience knows that Stephen changed his name before Mr. Bounderby knows When the audience knows that Mrs. Gradgrind is dying When the audience knows that Thomas asked Stephen to wait outside ...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 11:42am
Which represents a way for the author to draw attention to the thoughts of a subject-matter expert? I think its c. A photograph A table of contents A pulled-out quote Bulleted points
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 10:54am
I just want to know if this paragraph is right, and it doesn't contain grammatical errors. Thank you for the answer! "I brought with me this biscuit, banana and chocolate, which characterize my current eating habbit. In the exam period students think that they don'...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 5:57am
Word box : 1st Amendment, 5th Amendment, Fear that strong gov would violate personal liberties, Baron Charles de Montesquieu, John Locke, responsibilities of citizenship, religous freedom, economic opportuinities, William Blackstone, Adam Smith, Political ecomonic and legal ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 6:09pm
The sentence is 'What we forgot to mention was that we will be moving in the spring.' I found a clause, it's a noun clause. It's 'that we will be moving in the spring.' I think it's being used as a direct object. We is the subject. Forgot is the ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 3:13pm
English - Writeteacher
39. Without her cat in her lap, she felt alone during the long train ride. simple sentence ***** compound sentence complex sentence compound-complex sentence 40. He steeled his nerve, and he walked into the police station to confess. simple sentence compound sentence...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 3:06pm
English - Writeteacher
6. She had a lengthy career as a WRITER and a FILMMAKER. compound direct object ****** compound predicate nominative compound subject compound verb 7.*Few of the applicants* made it through the grueling admissions process. Simple subject ********* complete predicate complete ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 2:33pm
3 The teacher asked the class to STAY put while she went to the office. transitive verb action verb auxiliary verb linking verb ******** 4 NEITHER whales NOR dolphins are fish, although many believe that they are. correlative conjunctions ***** coordinating conjunctions ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 2:20pm
The is the sentence I'm uncertain about: These old journals are wonderful to learn what life was like a century ago. I know the infinitive is 'to learn.' I think it is being used as an adverb. It's modifying the adjective 'wonderful.' It's not a ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 1:46pm
Apparently with no surprise, To any happy flower, The frost beheads it at its play, In accidental power. The blond assassin passes on. The sun proceeds unmoved, To measure off another day, For an approving God. In the above poem, which of the following might the frost ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 12:41pm
How has the political climate of boston changed since the beginning of the book? A. Previously, Bostonians considered themeselves loyal british subjects, but after parliament pass the tea act, they thought of themeselves as citizens of an independent nation B. Previously, ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 12:08pm
Apparently with no surprise, To any happy flower, The frost beheads it at its play, In accidental power. The blond assassin passes on. The sun proceeds unmoved, To measure off another day, For an approving God. In the above poem, which of the following might the flower ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 10:22am
Stupid Complicated English Grammar
1. Choose the sentence fragment. (Points : 5) Dew glistening on the tiny green leaves of the young plants. Although some of the seeds had already sprouted, these hadn't. A small herd of buffalo grazed in the valley below us. The wind, cold and powerful, swept through the ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 10:02am
1. In works like "To Build a Fire," Naturalist writers such as Jack London advocated (Points : 5) trusting entirely in the wisdom and ingenuity of human beings. respect for the power and wildness of the natural world. remaining always within the protective boundaries...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 9:49am
Locate a brief passage (about a paragraph in length) from The Red Badge of Courage that describes the course of an assault using details and mental associations rather than factual or realistic representation. Contrast it with the following excerpt (written in the first person...
Monday, December 15, 2014 at 10:11pm
You may well ask, Why direct action? Why sit-ins, marches, etc.? Isn't negotiation a better path?" Which best describes the syntax of this passage? Im stuck with this Figurative Parallel Choppy Rhetorical
Monday, December 15, 2014 at 6:08pm
What is the meter of the following line from A Sybil by Rilke? Her age became too much to say Im confused and cant find an answer. Iambic pentameter Iambic tetrameter Trochaic pentameter Trochaic tetrameter
Monday, December 15, 2014 at 5:36pm
Type a short character sketch of a fictional Puritan named Justice Johnson based on what you have learned about the Puritans. Make certain that you describe how he dresses, how he lives, what he believes, how he spends his time--in short, describe him so that a stranger, who ...
Monday, December 15, 2014 at 8:34am
Hello can you plz tell be a good tieback i can use for my essay. the topic is resolution of conflict and i am doing all 4 characters from to kill a mockingbird. I dont know how to tieback a paragraph. Topic: what does the author develop on how the characters act in the midst ...
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 7:57pm
Quick english help
Please check & see if I classified these sentences as simple, complex, or compound correctly! 1. His tie is going to choke him unless we can get it off. (Is this a complex sentence?) 2. She laughed so hard until the teacher told her to stop. (Is this a complex sentence?) 3. ...
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 7:53pm
(1) Brenda would have liked to have taken her vacation at the beach. (2) However, the weather forecast on the television called for rain. (3) Also, her fiancé, Max, wanted to vacation in the mountains. (4) After a heated discussion, Brenda and Max decided to compromise...
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 6:11pm
In which one of these sentences does an adverb modify a verb? A. Lucy quickly hid behind the tree. B. The dress was terribly old. C. Jacob was a very smart boy. D. Mr. Dodge moved in an extremely slow manner. I think it's A?
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 6:04pm
I REALLY need help finding a use of Ethos in "Narrative of The Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave", chapter 8. Do not know if I should use part where they treat his grandmother badly after serving master for such a long time.
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 4:46pm
1) Drawing is very interesting subject. - intransitive 2) amal is adorable to his father - in. tran 3) A fisherman is a harworking man. - intransitive 4) Muhammed is not strong as his brother. Intransitive 5) There are many roses in my aunt's garden - Transitive 6) This ...
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 7:16am
One does not set fire to the roof and then go to bed. I think this is a compound sentence cos it has two sentences. "one does not set fire to the roof." and * is the coordinating conjunction "go to bed." what do you think?
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 12:21am
English - The Round House
Joe Coutts narrates the The Round House as an adult, but its events take place when he is thirteen. Give one (1) example in The Round House in which Joe comments directly on the distance between his former thirteen-year-old self and the adult who tells the story. Thanks!!
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 2:34pm
Word box : Mercantilism Religious Freedom Magna Carta English Bill of Rights Mayflower Compact Fundamental Orders of Conneticut Virginia House of Burgesses Navigation Acts 1. 1689 law that reinforced the idea of no taxation without representation and the right to petition the ...
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11:46am
1. Most of the money is spent to buy books. 2. Most of the money is used to buy books. 3. Most of the time was spent riding a bike. 4. Most of the water is spoiled. 5. Most of the playground is muddy. 6. Most of the apple was eaten by the kid. ------------------ Are they all ...
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 5:37am
The excerpt has an example of what literary device? However, I altered my traps; and not to trouble you with particulars, going one morning to see my traps, I found in one of them a large old he-goat Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe I think it is paradox...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 8:36pm
1. It is of no use to cry like a baby. 2. It is no use crying like a baby. ------------- Are both the same and grammatical? Is 'it' a false subject? Is 'to cry like a baby' and 'crying like a baby' a real subject?
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 7:49pm
1) In the story "A Meeting in the Dark," John's character advances the plot and communicates the theme through each of the following conflicts except. A)man vs. man B)man vs. nature C)man vs. society D)man vs. himself 2) Read the following sentences that reflects...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 9:38am
correct the fragments by combining the fragment introduced by a subordinate conjunction with the sentence before or after it to form a complex sentence. He had breakfast. Before he left for school. It was six o'clock. my answer: It was six o'clock. He had breakfast ...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 4:40am
1. However rich you may be, you can't buy it. 2. However rich you are, you can't buy it. 3. However cold it may be, you must not stay indoors all day. 4. However cold it is, you must not stay indoors all day. -------------------- Which expressions are correct? Are they...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 2:46am
Especially when the game is called life. There can be a champion in each of us, If we live as a winner, If we live as a member of the team, If we live with a hopeful spirit, For life. ----------------------------- This is a poem. What is the meaning of the last expression &...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 1:43am
I have this question on my homework to find six pieces of figurative language and six pieces of symbolism for the book The Barcode Tattoo by Suzanne Weyn. I could only find two though- the barcode and the Whiteface Mountain. Please help. Your help is very much appreciated. -...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 10:13pm
Where would I add commas in these sentences? 1. My favorite authors are Toni Morrison Kristin Hannah and William Shakespeare. 2. Some people think Benjamin Franklin is a former president but he is not. 3. The new student had a tiring hectic day. 4. Indeed true happiness does ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 9:13pm
Which is correct? For this section, choose the answer choice that represents the correctly punctuated sentence. 1. A. The tall, dark, and handsome man was actually a con artist, and he fooled his friends for years. B. The tall, dark, and handsome man was actually a con artist ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 9:08pm
English (The Renaissance: Unit 4)
"When in disgrace with Fortune and men's eyes/I all alone beweep my outcast state..." What emotion is shakespeare describing in these lines from Sonnet 29? A. Anger B. Depression C. Contentment D. Awe **Depression**?
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 3:07pm
2. "Seven years thou wert lent to me, and I thee pay./Exacted by thy fate, on the just day." Which of these is nearest in meaning to the word exacted, as it is used in the passage above? A. Requested and received B. denied and rejected C. Demanded and collected D. ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 2:38pm
Lesson 11 Test Someone halp For Questions 1-3, choose the word or phrase that best matches the word in italics. 1. She liked her new bedroom but she did not care for the *hue* of it's walls.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 2:34pm
Which type of person is Merchant Lyte from Johnny Tremain A kind and generous B crass and sloppy C devious and manipulative D intelligent and hardworking is it C Which lines from the novel best supports the answer to the previous question? "He's sly". When the ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 1:39pm
Which type of person is Merchant Lyte? A kind and generous B crass and sloppy C devious and manipulative D intelligent and hardworking Which lines from the novel best supports the answer to the previous question? A "He's sly" When merchants agreed not to import ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 12:24pm
I need help with my research paper outline.(ARE THERE ANY MISTAKES?) According to (author/source)Michael Martinez and Jaqueline Hurtado(Date 2014/11/15) the main idea about this subject is the parents does not believe in what the government said and that they are not doing ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 9:28am
English Check!! The Cay
The Cay Which of the following details from the exposition will most likely connect to the larger plot of the story? A)the german submarines are described as silent hungry sharks B)Phillips fathers name is also Phillip C) The Germans sink the Empire Tern as it leaves Curacao...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 1:16am
My daughter has a worksheet due tomorrow and is stressing because she read the book Dragonwings and didn't get it at all and doesn't get the worksheet and i cant read it and help her,please help 1)Why doesn't Moon Shadow attend public school?How is he being ...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:22pm
Writers often make common errors by writing the way they speak. Identify and explain the sentence structure error in the following sentence: Because Belinda wants to move to California.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:12pm
Writers often make common errors by omitting punctuation. Identify and explain the sentence structure error in the following sentence: Tabitha drove to school she took her math test she drove home in the afternoon.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:12pm
Writers often make common errors by adding improper punctuation. Identify and explain the sentence structure error in the following sentence: Terrance has collected sand from all of the exotic islands hes visited, his favorite sample is the green sand from Hawaii.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 5:11pm