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English
Has anybody read "A Sound of Thunder" by Ray Bradbury? I have, but I just want some confirmation on a couple of sentences.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 2:22pm

english
One of the following sentences contains an independent clause and a dependent clause, which makes it a complex sentence. Which is the complex sentence? A. I came home; I saw an envelope in the mailbox. B. After the rain ended, the sky became blue. C. Jenny was the largest ...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 2:06pm

English
It doesn't pay for us to even touch the grass. What does "it doesn't pay for us" mean?
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 1:40pm

English
I have to write a 500-750 word essay using exemplification as a method of development. This is my first draft. Can someone proof read this for any errors and help let me know the areas that I need to work on. Do you think this is a good Exemplification Essay? my instructors ...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7:58am

English
For one of my homework assignments I had to read 3 different narratives. I then had to choose one of the narrative essays that I had read and explain what the point is with that essay. Can you please read over my answer and let me know if their are any grammatical errors that ...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 2:38am

Ramayana in english subject
what are the two boons that kaikeyi asked from king Dasaratha
Monday, September 15, 2014 at 10:03pm

English
What is the subject and subject complements of this sentence "Lack of water and wood remained a problem for Europeans." Is it lack and problem
Monday, September 15, 2014 at 8:52pm

English Classification Essay
I have a lot of holes where I need to look up some research, but can you give me some feedback on the following classification essay: P.J. O'Rourke said, “We loved cars until the 70's or so, they then became appliances. What began as pleasure became a necessity.&#...
Monday, September 15, 2014 at 8:07pm

English
What is the relationship between literature and place in these narratives "from A Journey Through Texas" and "form of Plymouth plantation"
Monday, September 15, 2014 at 7:44pm

ENGLISH 1
How is H. G. Wells’ fictional world in War of the Worlds similar to the real world?
Monday, September 15, 2014 at 1:27pm

english
which is the best thesis A. Because air pollution is of serious concern to people in the world today, many countries have implemented a variety of plans to begin solving the problem. B. So far, research suggests that zero-emissions vehicles are one solution to the problem of ...
Monday, September 15, 2014 at 12:57pm

history
4. The Puritans viewed themselves as creating A. an ideal Christian community to be copied by others B. a prestigious university for training ministers C. an English colony identical to the lifestyle in England D. a haven for persecuted religious minorities I think its A? The ...
Monday, September 15, 2014 at 12:55pm

english
which is a better thesis A. Because it has become outdated, the electoral college should be replaced by a system that allows the US president to be elected by direct popular vote. B. Rather than voting for a presidential candidate, voters in a US presidential election merely ...
Monday, September 15, 2014 at 12:55pm

English
Please check my answer. I'm not sure which is right because I'm pretty sure every father feels the need to do all of the below. Read the following sentence from "No Dogs Bark." "I'll get you to Tonaya. There I'll find somebody to take care of you...
Monday, September 15, 2014 at 12:36pm

english
Could someone simplify what this statement means? Only applications to the first year of the Nursing program will be considered, and consideration is limited to applicants without prior post-secondary studies in Nursing. Advanced standing for students with prior Nursing ...
Monday, September 15, 2014 at 1:42am

English
1. Riding a bike is great fun. 2. It is great fun to ride a bike. 3. It is great fun riding a bike. ------------- Are they all the same in meaning and grammatical?
Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 10:33pm

English
1. The waterfall is well-known. 2. The fall is well-known. 3. The falls is well-known. 4. The falls are well-known. (Which ones are grammatically correct?)
Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 10:26pm

English
Would just in this sentence be considered and adverb? Now when they were first made, the bears were covered with hair and had sharp claws. Would this be an example of adverb modifying a verb
Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 9:09pm

English
What is the tone in When Grizzlies Walked Upright?
Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 8:46pm

curriculum
Of the following, which is the best strategy families can use to support language development at home? A. Make a set of vocabulary flashcards, and use them to drill each other each evening. B. Talk out loud about what they're doing. C. For families learning English, speak ...
Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 6:43pm

English
The essay is supposed to be on Advertisements, then we have to narrow it. I have narrowed it to TV advertisements on cars. I was thinking of TV advertisements appeal in the following ways: accessibility, image changing and ???. accessibility would be those advertisements that ...
Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 2:54pm

English help
I need help coming up with a personal response to the story "The Stealing Thors Hammer." I don't know how to put it. It must have as comment, interpretation, evaluation etc.
Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 2:52pm

English
I need help identifying the thesis in this essay. please help! "Why i want a Wife" -Judy Brady 1- I belong to that classification of people known as wives. I am A Wife. And, not altogether incidentally, I am a mother. 2- Not too long ago a male friend of mine ...
Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 11:32am

World History Answer Check (Ms.Sue)
How did King Henry II's goal to become more powerful affect the development of law? A: Henry's goal to become more powerful affected the development of law as it ultimately expanded the power of royal courts. Since royal courts were now found throughout England, a body...
Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 11:06am

english
what is the thesis of this essay called "i want a wife" -judy brady 1- I belong to that classification of people known as wives. I am A Wife. And, not altogether incidentally, I am a mother. 2- Not too long ago a male friend of mine appeared on the scene fresh from a...
Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 12:17am

ENGLISH
When Grizzlies Walked Up Right: Modoc Questions Help Me Please? 1.What event, accident, or situation is being introduced? 2.What are two examples used to catch the readers attention? 3.How is the event broken broken into smaller segments? 4.Three details used to emphasize the ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 11:53pm

Curriculum
Which of the following is the best definition of phonological awareness? A. Sensitivity to units of sound used in the English language B. Awareness that the speech stream consists of a sequence of sounds or phonemes C. Awareness of the smallest unit of sound D. Ability to ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 9:48pm

english
need some ideas for a classification essay on advertisement pls I have submitted three different options to my teacher and he has declined them either saying there is overlap or they are not distinct. i am stumped! pls help
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 9:23pm

english
fill in the blanks a)Mary always-------her work carefully.(do) b)my father ------to America nest week.(fly) c )what did you-------yesterday.(do) d)my grandmother never-------up late.(wake) e)you shouldn't--------on the wall.(write) f)we--------to learn to swim last year.(...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 5:02pm

english
fill in the blanks a)The careless boy-------a cup an hour ago(broke)
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 4:34pm

English Grade 9 Essay Check/SUggestions For improv
Hi, so my name is Katherine, and I am in grade 9. Hello Ms.Fowlks. The three classes I am taking are spanish, english, and oklahoma history. Sorry, I have to give a bit of information so my teacher knows I wrote this and it is not plagiarized. :D Anyways, can you give any ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 3:16pm

English 10 - Poetry
Poem: Annabel Lee Poet: Edgar Allan Poe What have you learned about the poet that contributes to the type of poetry he writes? Write at a short paragraph including at least one of the following: 1.) Personal Beliefs 2.) Nationality or Ethnicity 3.) Male of Female 4.) Time ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 3:12pm

English 12
Which theme from Macbeth do these lines support? "This supernatural soliciting Cannot be ill, cannot be good. If ill, Why hath it given me earnest of success, Commencing in a truth?" A) Those without convictions are easily manipulated. B) Darkness is dangerous. C) ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 2:39pm

English 9
Find adv. and word it modifies He courageously continued not only to compose but also to conduct performances. courageously(adv)modifies continued not (adv) modifies Only? only(adv) modifies continued? also (adv) modifies conduct?
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 12:58pm

English 9
Find adv. and word it modifies No matter how loudly he pounded, he still could not hear the notes. loudly (adv) pounded (word it modifies not(adv) modifies could hear Still (adv) does it modify (could hear)? Is this correct???
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 12:53pm

English 9
Find adverbs and word they modify His piano playing made him very unpopular with his more conventional neighbors. very(adv)modifies unpopular more (adv) modifies conventional Is this correct?
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 12:48pm

Curriculum
The purpose of using activities related to diverse cultures is to provide opportunities A. to learn languages other than English quickly. B. for children to feel more comfortable with people less familiar to them. C. to make the dramatic play area more interesting. D. for ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 9:19am

English
1. Each student has his / her own book. (How do you read "/"? Is it 'or'?) 2. Each student has his own book. (Do we normally say like this?) 3. Each of the answer is worth 4 points. 4. Each of the answer is 4 points. (Are both grammatical?) 5. Each of ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 5:32am

english
fill in the blanks 1 Mary always her work carefully.(do) 2 my father to America next week. (fly) 3 what did you yesterday.(do) 4 my grandmother never up late.(wake) 5 you shouldn't on the wall.(write) 6 we to learn to swim last year.(begin) 7 the examination soon.(start)
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 4:41am

English
1. Each team in the Boat Race has eight rowers and one more person who does not row, a cox. 2. Each team in the Boat Race is composed of eight rowers and one more person who does not row, a cox. 3. Each team in the Boat Race comprises eight rowers and one more person who does ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 4:20am

English
Q: What role do on the rowing team do you think you'll be good at,and Why? 1. I think I can be a good cox because I'm small and light. 2. I think I can be a good rower in the middle because I am very strong. 2-1. i think I can be one of the four rowers in the middle ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 4:15am

English
1. The Boat Race may not look very interesting at first. After all, everyone seems to be doing the same thing! 2. The Boat Race may not look very interesting at first, for everyone seems to be doing the same thing! 3. The Boat Race may not look very interesting at first. At ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 3:51am

English
1. He likes jump rope. 1-1. He likes skip rope. 1-2. he likes jumping rope. 1-3, He likes skiping rope. 2. The girl is skipping in the playground. 3. Tom is jumping rope there. 4. She bought a jump rope / skip rope, and started to jump rope every day. 5. There are two jump ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 1:08am

English
1. This food smells bad. You had better throw it away/out. 2. The bear can smell well. 3. The bear is smelling the person lying on his belly. 4. He is smelling the fish. (Are they all grammatical? In terms of the use of the verb smell...Thank you.)
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 12:58am

English
Make news friends, but keep the old. One is silver, and the other gold. ------------------- This is a simple poem. What does 'the old' mean? Does 'the old' mean 'old people' or 'old friends'? What does 'One' refer to? What does 'the ...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 12:50am

English 1
A common theme for each of these selections is? (A Cub Pilot, Barrio Boy, No Gumption, and I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings) a- to become mature, people must learn important lessons from experience b- to govern well, people in authority must treat young people fairly. c- to ...
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 8:11pm

English 1
In "A Cub Pilot" what does the author mean when he says the Mississippi is "fickle"? A- the river provides work for many pilots B- the river is only one of the many pilots that can work. C- the river often floods, endangering the people that live near it D...
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:20pm

english
write the past tense of the following DRIVE WALK WEAR CARRY EAT SING PAY LOSE WAKE RIDE PROTECT KILL SIT SLEEP SPEND FIGHT
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:10pm

English 1
Which of the following is a characteristic of the young narrator in the memoir "A Cub Pilot" A: frantic B: pious C: discouraged D: incompetent
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 6:19pm

English 1
In "A Cub Pilot" the author says: "Judgement is a matter of brains, and a man must start with a good stock of that article, or he will never succeed as a pilot." Which of the following best restates the author's idea? A: Riverboat pilots must have good ...
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 6:14pm

Humanities
It is called post modern world, it is a humanities class, i have to write a 500 word essay on the poem "English girl eats her first mango" by John Agard. (a kind of love poem) If I did tell she hold this gold of sundizzy tonguelicking juicy mouthwater flow ripe with ...
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 5:35pm

English
Can you put this sentence into completely every word in present tense and still make this sentence make sense. Humans are never satisfied
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 4:57pm

english
are the following word common nouns book, paper, author, Hemingway, manuscript
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 11:39pm

English
I need help with diagramming sentences. How do you diagram "Bruno and Shmuel talk and share food"? Is it a compound sentence, or does it have two verbs in a single clause?
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 10:01pm

English
1) is real-life one word? My teacher considered it to be. 2) then would Spanish-Americans be one word?
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 9:00pm

Social Studies
The Dutch, English, and french explorers of the 1500s and 1600s were seeking A. A direct water route to asia*** B. English speaking Native Americans. C. The gold of the Aztec Empire D. Corn, tobacco, and squash Is the answer a?
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:02pm

english
1. The flagman tells the man it is not his job to ____ (1 point)answer questions. give directions. issue tickets. give advice. 2. _________ is the woman’s worst enemy. (1 point)Love Loneliness Fear Time
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 3:06pm

English
Write two paragraphs about how social media has changed the way you think about written communication
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 2:44pm

English
"No justice no peace" I have to write a paragraph that explains this quote and persuades us to think the way you have.
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 2:29pm

maths a
Charlotte received a score of 68 on both her English and Maths tests. The mean for English was 52 and the mean for Maths was 55. The standard deviations for English and Maths were 10 and 8 respectively. In which subject did Charlotte perform better? Explain your decision. ...
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:47am

English
1. Everybody knows this book. 2. This book is known to everybody. 3. This book is known by everybody. (Which one is the passive voice of Sentence 1?) 4. Everybody knows Sam. 5. Sam is known to everybody. 6. Sam is known by everybody. (Which one is the passive voice of Sentence...
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 3:17am

English
1. Each student is carrying a lunch box. 2. Each student is carrying lunch boxes to the nursing home. (Does #1 mean as follows? Each student has a lunch box. #2 is different, right? In #2, each student is moving lunch boxes to the nursing home, right? I mean 'is carrying&#...
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 12:44am

English
has anyone read the essay called "texting is stupid" by gene weingarten? I need help finding the thesis and the tone of the essay! please help asap! thanks in advance!
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 8:50pm

English
In the poem “Love after Love” by D. Walcott – not sure who self is... In the second stanza, the self is compared to a _________. stranger – my answer? mirror friend meal
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 7:09pm

English
If nonsense were actually said by a person, then which is correct? He told it off as "Nonsense." He told it off as "nonsense." Is punctuation correct?
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 11:15am

english 10
is this the correct punctuation My friend jumped off the diving board and shouted "look out below!"
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 9:22am

English
Is written language more correct than spoken language? I kind of think it is because writing can be corrected more sufficiently than oral. But I'm not sure
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 11:55pm

English
I need help diagramming the sentence "There were ten visitors here yesterday", especially the word there.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10:48pm

English
1. Each box is printed in black ink. -------------- (Q: Does this sentence state 'action' or state'? According to the situation, it seems to be different.) 2. There are many boxes in the room. There were made by a company two years ago. Each box is printed in black...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10:21pm

English
1. He can not only swim but also dance. 2. He not only can swim but also can dance. 3. Not only he can swim but also he can dance. (Are they all grammatical? Which one is commonly used?) 4. He is not only strong but also fast. 5. He is fast as well as strong. (Are they the ...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 9:21pm

English
1. Each girl has a bag. 2. Each girl is holding a bag. 3. Each girl is carrying a bag. ------------ Are they the same in meaning?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 9:13pm

world issues
Imagine that you are advising President Obama as he develops his address to the nation on ISIS, what specific actions would you advise him to include in his strategy to deal with the ISIS crisis? (Based on the article: U.S. Weighs Direct Military Action Against ISIS in Syria) ...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 8:32pm

English
In wuthering heights, what are the most influential forces in the shaping of a childs values and behaviour? Parents, guardians, or other family members?schooling? Friends? I think the answer would be parents, guardians or other family members
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:49pm

English
How do you determine the tone of a passage
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:25pm

english
I need to find literary criticism for the book Of Human Bondage for my essay, but I am unable to find it. Can you help me?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 6:17pm

English
How to rewrite this sentence "The students watched as the instructor entered the lecture hall
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 5:36pm

English
how to rewrite this question " the vase in the museum was an antique
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 5:34pm

English
i need your help How to revise this question "The book I took on vacation was exciting reading" like specific
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 5:30pm

english
Blue Flags and green rushes grew along the river. whats the complete subject and the complete Predicate?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 4:29pm

English
Time: Saturday, from 9 A.M. to 6 P.M. Does this sentence need the comma after Saturday?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 4:01pm

English
Bid and buy wonderful prizes from around the world. Does this sentence need a comma?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 3:59pm

English-Language
Please help and correct! 1. Use "in the garage" as an adjective phrase The card in the garage is for you 2. Use "for our English class" as an adverb phrase The paper is due tomorrow for our English class. 3. Use "from an encyclopedia" as an ...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 2:28pm

English/Grammar
How do I make this parallel? Lots of my friends think that Prince's music is old, but I think it's not only excellent but also an innovation.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 2:01pm

English 11
Not sure: Which of the following phrases best defines rhythm? (1 point) Repeated sounds across lines of poetry my answer a poem's cadence, pace, or ongoing momentum A collection of lines in a poem The regular of irregular rhyme scheme in a poem
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 11:16pm

English
i need a summary of the book
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 9:57pm

English
What is the thesis of the essay "A non-smoker with a smoker" by Phillip Lopate?
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 9:40pm

Urgent English help
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do.) *** Some may not have DO*** please correct me if I'm wrong...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 9:03pm

Quick English check
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do. please correct me if I'm wrong! 1. He removed the pictures ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 8:58pm

English
Who is your hero? I need 10 people and I only need 2 more people to ask.
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 8:50pm

rela
you will develop a project that communicates to people something about your world. i don't mean planet earth i mean the circumstances in which you find yourself on a daily basis your project should include information about many different parts of your life. you might ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 8:25pm

English
If you are a non-smoker what are some biases you can have towards a smoker?
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 7:31pm

english
2. In “Tonight I Can Write,” the poet personifies each of the following except (1 point) the sky. the heart. the soul. the voice
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 6:45pm

english
"Tonight I Can Write" 1. Read the following lines from "Tonight I Can Write." Write, for example, The night is starry and the stars are blue and shiver in the distance. The night wind revolves in the sky and sings. Which of the following words is used to ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 6:42pm

government
Which statement BEST describes the philosophy of Sir Robert Filmer? A. Kings derive their power from the consent of their subjects. B. Kings have a divine right to absolute authority over their subjects. C. Government’s principle duty is to protect the individual rights ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 6:42pm

English
Not sure about this... In the play A Sad Vaudeville, The flagman tells the man it is not his job to ____ answer questions. my answer give directions. issue tickets. give advice.
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 4:45pm

English Check
In the discussion, answer the question: Which of the following characters served as the antagonist in "The Cold Equations"? •Barton •Marilyn •Commander Delhart •Records •Gerry Use evidence from the text in the form of examples and ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 1:45pm

English
Should "street" be capitalized in this sentence? I live on 109th street.
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 12:57pm

English
Can someone please help me proof read my paper and help me to know where my errors are and how I can better this paper? Is this good for a descriptive essay? Is their something I should elaborate more or less on? Are my paragraphs ok or do I need to shorten them? Any and all ...
Monday, September 8, 2014 at 6:02am

Quick English help
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do.) *** Some may not have DO*** please correct me if I'm wrong...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 10:26pm

Quick English check
The sentences below have transitive verbs so each verb has a direct object. Read each sentences and underline its direct object. (Underline the subject once, and double underline the action verb and circle the do. please correct me if I'm wrong! 5. He removed the picture ...
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 10:19pm

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