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English
I have read an excerpt to Legendary King Arthur. I'm trying to find the theme. I am debating on either a true hero never dies, or family can not always be trusted. In the story, they say that King Arthur might rise, and they believe that he has set a good bit of history ...
Friday, September 30, 2016 by Baeler

English
Please check my answers, they are marked with** 1. In the play Crossroads: A Sad Vaudeville, the use of stage directions better helps the reader to observe the movements of a character. envision inside the mind of a character. understand how a character responds to a certain ...
Friday, September 30, 2016 by 123

english ms.sue
identify the fragment 1-2 a. my parents are vary strict b. they gave me a 10:00 p.m curfew c. even on the weekends , holidays,and vactions d. however, they make exceptions for special occasions a.fred gets his driving permit today b.his older brothers will give him driving ...
Friday, September 30, 2016 by oto

english
identify the fragment 1-2 a. my parents are vary strict b. they gave me a 10:00 p.m curfew c. even on the weekends , holidays,and vactions d. however, they make exceptions for special occasions a.fred gets his driving permit today b.his older brothers will give him driving ...
Friday, September 30, 2016 by oto

english
identify the sentence that contains a verb phrase 1-3 a. african violets are an excellent choice for an indoor garden b. these plants are relatively easy to grow c. they require very little natural light d. you can grow them with artifical lighting a.too much light will ...
Friday, September 30, 2016 by oto

english
3. identify the complete sentence 3-4 a. chocolate milk, chocolate fudge , idc cream, and candy b. the average american nearly twelve pounds of chocolate each year c.the scientific name for chocolate is theobrina cacao d. loosely translated to "the food of the gods"s...
Friday, September 30, 2016 by oto

history
9. Based on what you know about Native American relationships with the Spanish colonists what can you infer about the way Spanish viewed Native Americans? A. Spanish colonists all Native Americans as her equals (B.) Spanish colonists felt that they were superior to the Native ...
Friday, September 30, 2016 by check pleaseee

English - for Reiny
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=147​5188830 I don't understand the terminology in these sentences. I'm hoping you do and can help "leena."
Friday, September 30, 2016 by Writeacher

English
What symbols are present in the poem, Salt Water Moon, by David French?
Friday, September 30, 2016 by Julie

English
1. Do you mind if I ask you to open the door? 2. Do you mind if I asked you to open the door? ------------------------ #1 is correct. How about #2? Can we use 'asked'?
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by rfvv

english
some spectators in the back row of the rodeo jeered at the clowns after the last event.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by carly

english
hey reiny can u please help me? I need help on pharaphrasing. Can you pharaphrase this for me? E/i hexes always produce 15 units. This makes the E/I hex different in a second way because the number of units of all other busness hexes on the number living in a country
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by leena

english
How is the infinitive phrase used in the sentence? To play in the band is my dream. A. noun as predicate nominative B. adverb C. adjective D. noun as subject
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by abdullatif

english
How is the infinitive phrase used in the sentence? Morning is the best time to study difficult equations. A. noun as subject B. adjective C. adverb D. noun as predicate nominative
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by abdullatif

english
How is the infinitive phrase used in the sentence? To make a long story short, skip the part about the frog in the laundry. A. adjective B. noun as direct object C. noun as subject D. adverb
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by abdullatif

english
Which is the infinitive and the last word of the infinitive phrase in the sentence? To decrease the volume, press the mute button. A. to decrease B. press button C. press mute D. to decrease volume
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by abdullatif

english
Which words are the infinitive and the last word of the infinitive phrase in this sentence? This table is able to seat up to eight people. A. able to up B. to seat up C. to seat people D. to eight people
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by abdullatif

english
Which words in this sentence are the infinitive? Would you like to cook? A. like to B. you like C. to cook D. would you
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by abdullatif

english
How is the gerund phrase used in the sentence? My goal is reading a book a week. A. the object of a preposition B. predicate nominative C. subject D. direct object
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by abdullatif

english
How is the gerund phrase used in the sentence? Drawing is Reagan's favorite thing to do. A. the object of a preposition B. predicate nominative C. subject D. direct object
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by abdullatif

english
How is the gerund used in the sentence? All units will remain here for processing. A. direct object B. subject C. predicate nominative D. object of a preposition
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by abdullatif

English
1. Choose the answer that best matches the word in italics. Samantha tried to look IMPASSIVE when they announced her essay as a finalist in the competition.  (1 point) surprised unemotional*** unsure vibrant 2.   Choose the ...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by Sara

English
My Country(Nigeria)
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by Essay

english
A few minutes later he bolts suddenly into the woods, achieving full speed, almost forty miles per hour, for forty or fifty yards before he begins to skid, to lunge at a lodgepole pine cone. He trots away with it, his head erect, tail erect, his hips slightly to one side and ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by jas

English
What part of speech is other in. The sentence The platypus is unlike most other mammals in that it lays eggs
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by Anonymous

English
How does American patriotism value freedom of speech ?
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by Aria

English
PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF THESE ARE ALL RIGHT! 1. Choose the answer that best matches the word in italics. Samantha tried to look IMPASSIVE when they announced her essay as a finalist in the competition.  (1 point) surprised*** unemotional unsure vibrant 2...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by G

English
1. Choose the answer that best matches the word in italics. Samantha tried to look IMPASSIVE when they announced her essay as a finalist in the competition.  (1 point) surprised*** unemotional unsure vibrant 2.   Choose the ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by L

English
revise the following sentence to use modifiers correctly, clearly and effectively. Original 1.The student cafeteria is operated by a college food service system chain. Revised. The chain of student cafeteria is operated by a college food service system
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by Li

English
Type of sentence: To keep your files in order, the filing rules must be learned. (A) Properly constructed (B) Lacks parallel parts (C) Dangler (D) Misplaced part. I believe it to be (A)?
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by Jim

English
Type of sentence based upon choices: When packing the order yesterday, one important item was omitted. (A) Properly constructed (B) Dangler (C) Misplaced (D) Lacks parallel parts. I believe it is A?
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by Jimmy

History
6. Which of these were reasons for Columbus is first voyage from Spain select all that apply (A )Spain wanted to discover new land for settlement ( B.) He went in search of an easier route to Asia C. He sought to bring back Native Americans for slavery D. Spain wanted to ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by Anonymous

English
Composition(my Country Nigeria)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by Value

English
How does studying the origins and development of the English language improve an individual’s clarity of thought and articulation in a modern society that prefers obedience conformity?
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by Anonymous

English
I was wondering what does "crime is a social construction" mean. Also, is it the same as "social construction of crime"?
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by A

English
Staggered is what type of context clue
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by kayla

English
16.   Identify the action verb in the following sentence. Barry diligently writes to his grandmother every week. writes*** diligently every his 17.   Identify the linking verb in the following sentence. Michael is very ...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by M

English
Okay so i have a have chosen 2 book (Day of the Triffids & Oryx and Crake ) We had to describe a theme that describes both these book below is the theme i proposed but my teacher said it was "to broad". So i would like some help and tips of how to make it a bit more ...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by Sherry

English
All the underlined words are in all capitals and all the bold words are in all capitals also. 1. Choose the meaning of the bold word. They appeared to me DENIZENS of a brilliant existence. (“The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant") actors environmentalists...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by g

Socorro studies
What were some resons for the French and Indian war? Select all that apply French and British both wanted control of the Ohio river Valley •• French and British fought over control of Indian fur trade•â€&ce​...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by Talia

English
1. He uploaded my photos to the website. 2. He posted my photos to the website. ---------------------------- Which verb do we have to use? Are both possible?
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
Write the adjective phrases and the modifier. 1. This photograph shows an ice pack treating the injured knee of the athlete Robert Horry. 2. The last step in the treatment is elevation of the injured area. 3. The effect of gravity helps fluid drain away. 4. If pain continues, ...
Monday, September 26, 2016 by Hayden

English
1. The first letters of the words, Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation form the abbreviation R.I.C.E. 2. Total bed rest is not necessary, just rest for the injured part of the body. 3. Ice helps because it deadens pain and slows the loss of blood. 4.Ice also reduces swelling...
Monday, September 26, 2016 by HAYDEN

English( PLS HELP!!)
Can someone not necessarily give me the answer but help me out? Type the HOMOGRAPH that could fill each blank. You're going to be in a ________ if you open that new jar of _______
Monday, September 26, 2016 by meg

English
I'm usually great and English but this particular topic is difficult for me. Please help and explain why and how you got the answer. Thanks <3 Type the HOMOPHONES that fit this sentence. This is (seen) (for) of the play.
Monday, September 26, 2016 by meg

English
I saw my picture on your blog, but I don't like it. I feel uncomfortable about it. ------------------------------ In these sentences, what does 'it' refer to? 1. my picture 2. your uploading my picture to your blog 3. or else....
Sunday, September 25, 2016 by rfvv

english
what is the speaker saying about her marriage vows in the fourth stanza in the wifes lament
Sunday, September 25, 2016 by tom

English
Just a question I need to know... but in a poem, can three lines be considered a stanza? There's a poem I'm reading and the verses are in three lines, can those three lines (combined) be called a stanza? Or do they have to be at least 5 lines? Thanks
Sunday, September 25, 2016 by Fading

English Check My Answer
Which word from the following list has meanings that fit both sentences? I’ll start the fire after _______ a match. The workers are ______ for a higher wage. A. Protesting B. Lighting C. Fighting D. Striking A is my choice.
Sunday, September 25, 2016 by John

English
5. Read the following sentences from “Day of the Butterfly” So Myra and Jimmy spent every recess standing in the little back portch between the two sides. Perhaps they watched the baseball games, the tag skipping and building of leaf houses ...
Sunday, September 25, 2016 by Fading

English grammar
Sun was very hot.it was still summer. Correct conjunction for it.
Sunday, September 25, 2016 by Conjunction

English
I'm having trouble making out what this section means: "...and as soon as her daughter was in a condition, sent her to a monastery in France, the abbess of which had been her particular friend. And thus ended an intrigue which, considering the time it lasted, was as ...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 by Ana

English
Teen Financier Gets Oprah's Attention. How did Lesley Scorgie acquire the money to make her investments? Why is Lesley Scorgie unusual? Why do you think she was invited to be a guest on Oprah Winfrey's talk show? In what ways could Lesley Scorgie influence other teens?
Saturday, September 24, 2016 by Anonymous

english
There is a text named Adolescent Confusion by Maya Angelou, and I have to write a paragraph about : Most teenagers are, at times, as impulsive and unthinking as Angelou was. Write a narrative about a time during your teenage years when you did something impulsively ,with ...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 by angie

English
1. When did they arrive at Yosemite? - They arrived at Yosemite in the afternoon on July 20. 1-2. When did they arrive at Yosemite? - They arrived at Yosemite in the afternoon on July 20, Friday. 1-3. When did they arrive at Yosemite? - They arrived at Yosemite in the ...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. Is John Hajun¡¯s gold friend or silver friend? He is Hajun¡¯s gold friend. 2. What do you want to do in Yosemite? I want to go fishing. 3. How many close friends do you have? I have five close friends. 4. Have you ever been ...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 by rfvv

Social studies NEED HELP
which of the following were problems faced by the english colonist at jamestown? The colony employed many indentured servants and paying them was different •• They Settled in an insecure location and were vulnerable to Spanish attack The ...
Friday, September 23, 2016 by Cassidy Ziegler

English
All the underlined words are in all capitals and all the bold words are in all capitals also. 1. Choose the meaning of the bold word. They appeared to me DENIZENS of a brilliant existence. (“The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant") actors environmentalists...
Friday, September 23, 2016 by M

English
What are the action and be verbs in this sentence ? In 1999, I went to Disney World for vacation.
Friday, September 23, 2016 by Reshell

English
Identify the protagonist from Henry James "Europe" . I was thinking about this and I don't know who the protagonist would be since the story focuses on Mrs Rimmie but she's not really a positive character ? Would it be the narrator?
Friday, September 23, 2016 by Rea

English
1. I'm watching TV. 2. I'm watching the TV. ------------------------------ Which one is grammatical?
Friday, September 23, 2016 by rfvv

social studies
1. Which factor best explains why Native Americans were able to make permanent settlements? Native Americans began to cultivate plants for food. Native Americans began to create more complex tools and pottery. Native Americans discovered alternative food sources, such as ...
Friday, September 23, 2016 by syn

English
Here is another approach .. Can someone tell me a book that you can read during the 8th grade unit? Example: The Maze Runner. What is another book we got to choose ?
Thursday, September 22, 2016 by Lexi

English
what are two symptoms the author experiences when exposed to perfume?
Thursday, September 22, 2016 by Zack

english
In the short story "Europe" by Henry James, is the greater conflict between Mrs. Rimmie and her daughters or between Mrs rimmie and the narrator? In my opinion I think its between the narrator and Mrs. Rimmie because the daughters are under their moms control and ...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 by Rea

English
Can someone give me a summary of one of the books they read for the 8th grade unit? Ex: The Mazerunner ? This will help me with my answer. Thank u
Thursday, September 22, 2016 by Lexi

English
1: which word is most similar to the word assail? (1 point) > defend > greet >attack****(my answer) >embrace Is this correct?
Thursday, September 22, 2016 by Lexi

english literature
what is the significance of the odan tree in africa?
Thursday, September 22, 2016 by natasha

English
Choose the correct pattern for the following sentence. Electric cars take several hours to recharge. S-V-0*** S-V-IO S-V-N S-V-A Is this correct?
Thursday, September 22, 2016 by Marylyn

English
I had to choose archaic words out of a book I am reading and I chose: shroud, thus, unhand, wherefore, shrieve, kirk, ought, and dreamt Are any of them not an archaic word or did I do good?
Thursday, September 22, 2016 by Justine

English
Can you please check this essay and tell me if it's ok. It was like taking that first bite into a slice of cheese pizza after a long day of work, and being Blissfully on cloud 9 at the same time! that's how I felt when I got my first free psychic reading and numerology...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 by Cheesecake3

English
Essay on "if i could invent a new toy" of 500 words
Thursday, September 22, 2016 by Arbaz

English
1. He admitted driving carelessly. 2. He admitted having driven caressly. (Are both grammatical? What's the difference?) 3. He admitted having me the girl. 4. He admits having eaten the bread. 5. He admitted breaking the window. 6. He admitted having broken the window. (...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 by rfvv

English
Why did Raymond Carver make "Popular Mechanics" ending so ironically different from the Biblical tale "The Wisdom of Solomon"?
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by Tiffany

English
1. I like joining a chat room and talking with foreigners in English. 2. I entered a chat room on line and chatted with a native speaker for a long time. 3. I took part in chat rooms and had a conversation with foreigners. --------------------------------- Are the expressions ...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by rfvv

Global Studies
Ming Moved to toronto 10 years ago when he was three. He still Speaks Chinese but has learned english and some french. he celebrates both chinesse and canadaian holidays.ming best reflects that canada is a____________. a. plural society b. melting pot c. cultural mosiac d. ...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by Jaelyn

English
Find out the figure of speech "I weep like child for the past"
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by Lavanya

English
Spot the error in the sentence one of the chairs are broken
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by Lavanya

English
1. To be poor, he could not buy the sports car. 2. Being poor, he could not buy the sports car. -------------------------------- Which one is correct? Is #1 correct grammatically?
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. The sun having set, we started for home. 2. After the sun had set, we started for home. 3. Because the sun had set, we started for home. ----------------------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3? 4. The sun set, so we started for home. 5. The sun had set, so we started for home. (Which...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by rfvv

Social Studies
What were some influences on self-government? Select all that apply. Commentaries on the laws of England** The Columbian exchange English bill of rights Poor Richard's almanac**
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by Ally

english poetry
What effect does Bryant’s use of personification of nature have on the theme of the poem "Thanatopsis"? Thanatopsis William Cullen Bryant (1794 – 1878) To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she ...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by collin

English
Please check my answers! I'm like 92.7% sure there correct but I want to be sure. My answer has the ~~~. Which of the following is the indirect object in the sentence? Lizzie gave Charles a hige birthday gift. A.Lizzie B. Charles~~~ C. Huge D. Gift Which of the following ...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by Mira

Math
Two figures are similar with a similarity ratio of 4 and one side of the figure is 3 cm long. Find the lenght of the side of the similar figure. I don't really know if I have to try to do it like an equation or if there's a formula for this. Sorry if anything's ...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by Marta

English
1. The sun having set, we started for home. 2. After the sun had set, we started for home. 3. Because the sun had set, we started for home. ----------------------- Does #1 mean #2 or #3? 4. The sun set, so we started for home. 5. The sun had set, so we started for home. (Which...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. As it became darker, he turned the light on. 2. When it became darker, he turned the light on. 3. Because it became darker, he turned the light on. 4. After it became darker, he turned the light on. -------------------------------------- What does #1 mean? #2, 3, or 4?
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by rfvv

English
I need help with writing a really good thesis statement regarding the stories Popular Mechanics by Raymond Carver and The Judgement of Solomon and their parenting styles. It's supposed to be compare and contrast but I'm stuck. Please help me.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by Stephanie

english
Netta and Jim argued over their views of free trade. 2. Netta and Jim had different views on free trade. 3. Netta and Jim were sharply split over the issue of free trade. 4. Netta and Jim refused to discuss the issue of free trade. 16. In these four sentences, the word that&#...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by liz

English
Roses and hydrangeas which require more rainfall do well in East Texas. Which is the best way to revise the sentence using dashes? Roses—and hydrangeas—which require more rainfall do well in East Texas. Roses and hydrangeas which require ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by Anonymous

English
Identify the main conflict from "the fall from the house of usher " and show what it reveals about the story's protagonist . I have studied this story and I'm not able to find one main conflict, I have found a couple but none add up to the point of what it ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by Michele

English
1. Let's sit round the campfire. 2. Let's sit around the campfire. (Can we use both 'around' and 'round'?) 3. He is skipping in the park. 4. He is jumping rope in the park. (Does 'skipping' mean 'jumping rope? Are both OK?)
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by rfvv

English 11th
What prevents the spaniards from succedding in their effort to leave the island?
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by Anonymous

English
I'm not sure how to start my introduction paragraph in this 5 page essay im *discussing the effects of Loneliness and Rejection & also include psychological research and references to the novel, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. I have info on Frankenstein but I'm not sure...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by Jess

English
Is this sentence grammatically correct? "Many times, women are blinded and silenced by fear, the fear of being different and thinking differently, especially in a culture that oppresses women."
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by Ana

english
why does tasha the narrator in the tail think that her summer is ruined
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by xavier

english/reading
Which detail in the following excerpt exemplifies the psychological distress that Ichabod experiences? In the dark shadow of the grove, on the margin of the brook, he beheld something huge, misshapen, black and towering. It stirred not, but seemed gathered up in the gloom, ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by collin

English/reading
In this excerpt from the story, What does the Headless horseman foreshadow? I think it is death, is that right? " legend of sleepy Hollow"In the dark shadow of the grove, on the margin of the brook, he beheld something huge, misshapen, black and towering. It stirred ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by collin

English
I need someone to check my paragraph and tell me if I did it correctly or if I missed something. My assignment was to highlight all of the pronouns, and make sure they agree with their antecedents in number, gender, and person. I put quotation marks around what I believe are ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by Justine

english
In this excerpt from "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” what is the foreshadowing? It [the tree] was connected with the tragical story of the unfortunate André, who had been taken prisoner hard by; and was universally known by the name of Major ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by collin

English
1. What do you use the Internet for? 2. What for do you use the Internet? 3. Why do you use the Internet? -------------------------- Which question is commonly use? Are they all grammatical? In casual situation, which one is used?
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by rfvv

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