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April 19, 2014

Homework Help: English: Authors

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Reading Honors
is this a good intro paragraph use what you learned from reading "The Cask of Amontillado" to write an essay that provides an analysis of how the author creates the effect of surprise. William Shakespeare asked, “If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle ...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 4:34pm

Computers
Need help creating pseudocode for the following. Registration workers at a conference for authors of children's books have collected data about conference participants, including the number of books each author has written and the target age of their readers. The ...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 3:09pm

PROGRAMMING
design a program for the following. Registration workers at a conference for authors of children's book have collected data about conference participants, including the number of book each author has written and the target age of their readers. The participants have ...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 10:15am

English
My husband, an author who wrote nine published books, always let his rough drafts sit at least 24 hours before he revised.
Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 10:20pm

Grammar
Rewrite the paragraph, correcting all errors in subject-verb agreement. In this article about Arthur Ashe, there is several stories about the tennis player's inner strength. Here is some examples: Ashe did not let the other players know what he was feeling. There were ...
Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 5:33pm

reading
He had a weak point --this Fortunato --although in other regards he was a man to be respected and even feared. He prided himself on his connoisseurship in wine. Few Italians have the true virtuoso spirit. For the most part their enthusiasm is adopted to suit the time and ...
Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 12:46pm

Works Cited alphabetize
After the author's name(s), then you have to move to the first word of the title (not counting "a" or "an" or "the").
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:28pm

Works Cited alphabetize
I know that Works Cited pages go in alphabetical order according to the author's last name. How do you decide which work goes first when you have two works by two authors that have the same last name?
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:16pm

Reading Skills
This question is based on the following paragraph. (1) After my interview with these four young people, I reflected on the quiet sense of "difference" I sensed with many of these Upward Bound students. (2) As a college teacher who has also taught seventh-grade ...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 5:30pm

english
Poem title, author Setting Characters Conflict(s) Resolution Rhyme or rhythm, pattern? on turning 10 You tell me it is too early to be looking back, but that is because you have forgotten the perfect simplicity of being one and the beautiful complexity introduced by two. But I...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 4:55pm

LA pls help!!!!!
1. Which of the following is an example of plagiarism? (1 point) A. including a common expression or proverb without using quotation marks B. retelling, in your own words, information from an encyclopedia article C. adding a quotation from an external source without citing the...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 8:53am

LA PLS HELP!!!!! (check my work)
What is the name of this story? Is Aesop the author?
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 7:06pm

LA PLS HELP!!!!! (check my work)
1. What causes Brer Lion to be tied to a tree? (1 point) >>>his fear<<< his strength his obedience to Brer Rabbit 2. Which of the following is a reasonable prediction about what will happen after this story is over? (1 point) Brer Lion and Brer Rabbit will ...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 7:04pm

social studies
The most important test of a paraphrase is A. how well it captures the essence of the original source using your own words. B. the number of synonyms found in the paraphrase. C. the extent to which your words parallel the words in the original source. D. the extent to which ...
Monday, March 24, 2014 at 1:18pm

social studies
Which statement is most likely to be supported by objective data? A. In infancy, the color blue is associated with boys, and pink is associated with girls. B. When in doubt, punt; when certain, go for the goal on the fourth down. C. In my view, the author’s assumptions ...
Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 5:07pm

social studies
With respect to dealing with abstract concepts, which statement is most accurate? A. Emotions have no place in any kind of academic essay. B. An essay dealing with abstract concepts can appeal to intellectual curiosity. C. An essay dealing with abstract concepts should reveal ...
Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 3:44pm

english
What is the most likely reason the author wrote " Eagle's Flight "
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:50pm

English
I have to write a paper on an author and then effectively persuade the audience that this author is an important and influential writer who should be included in the curriculum for a college writing course. I chose Ernest Hemingway. This is my thesis - Hemingway's ...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 12:24pm

LA pls help!!!
1. What is one similarity between the opening paragraphs of "America the Not-So-Beautiful" and "A Glimpse of Home"? #1 point# Both authors share a personal experience. Both authors appeal to the readers' emotions. Both authors identify themselves as ...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 9:53am

help ms sue lang arts
For Questions 1–6, read the play excerpt below and answer the questions that follow. Jaws of the Water ACT TWO At rise we see DAD, TINA, and MARK rushing in and out of the living room. Each enters carrying important items—such as sleeping bags, rain gear, and ...
Monday, March 17, 2014 at 7:04pm

2 LA questions pls help!!!
I haven't read this article, but doesn't the author want to thin the forest to help prevent forest fires?
Monday, March 17, 2014 at 6:39pm

Help
What is an example of bias in media? a website that presents a controversial opinion as though it were fact a television news program that presents both sides of a particular issue a podcast expressing an author’s opinion a blog about the history of the Civil War Why is ...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 11:46am

Language Arts!
What kind of argument is used when an author compares water usage in the United States to water usage in poor countries. appeal to emotions appeal to ethics appeal to reason My answer: B
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 11:12am

L.A.
If you post the author's name, I'll see if it's available online.
Monday, March 10, 2014 at 4:31pm

english
I have to write a research paper on why ernest hemingway would be a good author for college students to ready. Any suggestions on where to start?
Monday, March 10, 2014 at 3:47pm

English III
Neat People vs. Sloppy People By Suzanne Britt I’ve finally figured out the difference between neat people and sloppy people. The distinction is, as always, moral. Neat people are lazier and meaner than sloppy people. Sloppy people, you see, are not really sloppy. Their ...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 12:36pm

English/Literature/Poetry (Writeacher)
Have you read the poem called "Problems With Hurricanes" by Victor Hernández Cruz? If so, could you assist me in answering the questions below? If not, could you possibly read this poem online and help me, anyways? Thank you. 1. What is the author suggesting ...
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 3:06pm

English Answer Check
Do my answers to these questions make sense? These questions regard the poem "Jabberwocky." 1. One critic said that "Jabberwocky," despite its odd language, tells a story like many legends of knights and dragons. Do you agree? Why or why not? A: I agree ...
Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 1:18pm

nglish
Who is the author?
Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 4:35pm

Poetry?
What is the title and who is the author of this? Out of context, it's very hard to tell.
Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 1:55pm

english
In Ernest Hemingway An author's attitude toward a piece of work? Answers are,tone, voice, style thanks
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:32pm

English
I looked for the author and only found "anonymous."
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 9:48pm

college
it is acceptable to copy most of the author's words. true or false
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 6:39pm

Art- Check Answers- Please
Of course he's sure that the answers look good to him! But he hasn't studied your textbook, so can't be positive that your answers are the same as your book's author's answers.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 8:31pm

help me with this language arts.
Multiple Choice Vocabulary 1. Another word for buoyed is (1 point) tired. bothered. lifted. 2. If someone is an optimist, he is generally (1 point) happy. distant. outgoing. disappointed. 3. Something that is nutritious is (1 point) hard to find. good for you. bad for you. ...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 4:44pm

History
That's a good start, but include the author's name. Explain briefly what brought on those reactions.
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 12:07pm

History
How should I start my reaction essay off? I looked up examples online and most sources say to state the title and the author but I'm not sure how to "form" the first paragraph. This is what I have so far.. After reading the article Survivors, I felt horrified, ...
Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 11:58am

Media Literacy-Check Answers-
Oh Wait I think I know..... I'm not guessing What is an example of bias in media? a.) a website that presents a controversial opinion as though it were fact <--- b.) a television news program that presents both side of particular issue c.) a podcast expressing an author...
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 2:16pm

Media Literacy-Check Answers-
What is an example of bias in media? a.) a website that presents a controversial opinion as though it were fact b.) a television news program that presents both side of particular issue <--- c.) a podcast expressing an author's opinion d.) a blog about the history of ...
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 2:02pm

Ethics
Which of the following was Tolstoys solution to the intense feelings of lifes utter lack of true and lasting meaning? my answer is C a. To devote his life to being an author. b. To devote his life to his family. c. An irrational faith in God. d. A rational faith in God.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 9:07pm

GEN 499 General Education
These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below. Date Taken: 2/16/2014 Time Spent: 27 min , 35 secs Points Received: 24 / 25 (96%) Question Type: # Of ...
Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 9:29pm

English help explaining
It is gibberish but I think the author is trying to say that the immigrant is isolated from the new community and remembers the old life as he/she is learning to live in the new place and its differences from the former life.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 7:11pm

Language Arts
These Questions Are Relating To the Story "In Praise of Companion Animals" 14. Which of the following statements from the editorial uses reason to persuade the reader? A. First of all, a pet is good for your health. B. They give love without reservation. C. It needs ...
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 6:26am

English art
Please, critique this critique: Very dramatic interactions in a world novel to me, with canine preening for competitive exhibition, following the emotions of the lead characters is exciting. This is no "Dog story", and Lassie wouldn't be noticed in the wings. ...
Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 4:00am

reading
I'll search it after you post answers to these two questions. Do you agree or disagree with the statement? What arguments does the author use to convince readers that rarely can a person be both professional scientist and a writer?
Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 6:54pm

reading
Ahh! The book's title is Rachel Carson: Pioneer of Ecology. The author is. Kathleen Kudlinski. Sorry, but I haven't read this book.
Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 6:18pm

reading
First, you haven't posted the name of the book. Next -- do you agree or disagree with the statement? What arguments does the author use to convince readers that rarely can a person be both professional scientist and a writer?
Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 5:28pm

LA
A controversial book may be banned from schools because people disagree about the ideas in it. it does not follow the lesson plan. it contains opinions instead of facts. The author’s bias is evident in this article because he wants readers to support the parents’ ...
Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 3:29pm

english
9. What personality trait does Odysseus reveal when he devises a plan to listen to the Sirens' song and yet escape destruction? (1 point) irritability loyalty curiosity generosity10. Read the following passage from the Odyssey: Tell me, where was it, now, you left your ...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 4:40pm

english (check my work)
9. What personality trait does Odysseus reveal when he devises a plan to listen to the Sirens' song and yet escape destruction? (1 point) irritability loyalty curiosity generosity10. Read the following passage from the Odyssey: Tell me, where was it, now, you left your ...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 3:12pm

english
9. What personality trait does Odysseus reveal when he devises a plan to listen to the Sirens' song and yet escape destruction? (1 point) irritability loyalty curiosity generosity10. Read the following passage from the Odyssey: Tell me, where was it, now, you left your ...
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 11:34pm

English
The author most likely has Gulliver stress the king of Brobdingnag's intelligence so that you will... Agree with the king that England's government is flawed. Gulliver convinces the people in Brobdingnag and Lilliput that he is friendly when he... Uses gestures to show...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 10:15pm

English
Please correct!! Gulliver's Travels questions 3.) How are the people of Brobdingnag different from the people of Lilliput? Choose the best answer. A.) The Lilliputians are much more peaceful B.) A king instead of a queen rules the Lilliputians, C.) The Lilliputian ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 9:12pm

Statistics
A study was conducted to investigate the effect of management training on the decisionmaking abilities of supervisors in a large corporation. Sixteen supervisors were selected and eight were randomly chosen to receive managerial training. Four trained and four untrained ...
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 11:23am

Language Arts (Check answer)
What story?? Title? Author?
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 3:18pm

Social Studies
Who knows how to correlate early child events to later personality? Answer: NO ONE. Yes, I know, there are a lot of opinions on this. Here is what one author guessed: He was a very bright child and was very popular at school, but often clashed with his father over his interest...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 4:02pm

Analysis proofreading
Hi for my analysis on The String Theory by David Wallace Foster I had to discuss 3 writing techniques the author used and give an example. Can I please get it proofread? After reading the article The String Theory, by David Foster Wallace, there were three writing techniques ...
Monday, January 27, 2014 at 4:23pm

ela
I'm doing an essay on how author's language expresses change in character. First, I need to know how David changed from a particular event in the story David's Haircut by Ken Elkes. I want to say that David changed from the haircut or that David changed from the ...
Monday, January 27, 2014 at 4:07pm

ela
You can't find the article because you haven't identified either the author or the publication. If it's an article, in what magazine or newspaper has it been published, whether in print or online.
Monday, January 27, 2014 at 8:40am

ela
I'm writing an essay about an author using a specific literary device to prove their purpose. Is indirect/direct characterization a literary device?
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 4:24pm

physics
the train has moved distance=1/2 .6*3^2=2.7 m the person has moved... distance=1/2 *1.2*9=5.4 m OMG, the person has ran onto the tracks, into the train. Lets assume she was smart enough to not do that. I assumed she started at a distance perpendicular to the train. Maybe the ...
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 6:55pm

English
Can some one please check my work? Thanks! From the words below supply the words needed to complete the sentences. occult; serene; partisans; fervor; fledgling; blasphemous 1. Even though he was a FLEDGLING writer, his work suggested he was a professional. Once in a FERVOR, he...
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 6:24pm

English
Can some one please check my work? Thanks! From the words below supply the words needed to complete the sentences. occult; serene; partisans; fervor; fledgling; blasphemous 1. Even though he was a FLEDGLING writer, his work suggested he was a professional. Once in a FERVOR, he...
Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 3:44pm

Language Arts Reading Book: "Life in a Sod House")
what WORDS does the author use in "Life in a Sod House" to appeal to the reader's sense of sight? what DETAILS does the author use in "Life in a Sod House" to appeal to the reader's sense of sight?
Friday, January 24, 2014 at 4:58pm

Python: Creating function
The value of the inventory of a particular book is the price of that book times the number of copies we have in stock. Write a function called inventory_value that takes a Book as its argument and returns the value of our inventory of that book. Then write a function called ...
Friday, January 24, 2014 at 4:58pm

Python: Named tuples
I've been trying to print a list of the book titles within the named tuple in alphabetical order, but I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I've set up my named tuple as so: Book = namedtuple('Book', 'author title genre year price instock') # Book ...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 10:38pm

A Peculiar Question
http://citationmachine.net/index2.php Choose the guidelines you're assigned to use (at the left), and fill in author, title, etc.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 12:33am

English
Uh,okay... Does the author who wrote it happen to be "Raymound souster"? Or something?
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 10:44pm

Hi
Name: Park Sumin Partner: Bangtan Boys Rap Monster Scenario: Author's choice
Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 7:12pm

Literature (Writeacher)
1. (a) Zaroff presumes that Rainsford is dead after leaping off a cliff and returns to his house. However, after "an exceedingly good dinner"(35) and reading the works of Marcus Aurelius to soothe himself after the troublesome day, Zaroff discovers Rainsford in his ...
Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:18pm

Literature (Writeacher)
These questions regard "The Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell, which is available to read upon the internet. 1. (a) Why happens at the end of the story? (b) In the last scene of the story, why does Rainsford say "I am still a beast at bay"? 2. How do you ...
Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 4:18pm

english
Have you ever wanted to give up on something before you even started? That’s how Raja felt as he squinted up at the looming mountain crowned in clouds. Then he looked back at the group of boys behind him. “Are you all ready?” one of their leaders, Max’s dad...
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 3:38pm

English
From http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/separate/s​tudy.html Suggested Essay Topics 1. What role does Leper play in the novel? What does the author suggest about the nature of his relationship to Gene and Finny? 2. Discuss the importance of setting in specific scenes through-...
Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 11:08pm

Studies In The American Novel
1) Pamela is the first American Novel True or false? 2) The early American novels of sentiment dealing with domestic situations True or false? 3) Many of the early novels were written in the form of letters True or false? 4) John Steinbeck's fiction has been considered ...
Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 7:50pm

CCA 8th Language arts
Which of the following is an example of a commotion? -a group of shoppers in an uproar about a popular item that was advertised but not available -a group of napping toddlers at a daycare -a group of students quietly reading in the library 2.Read the following passage from &...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 8:40pm

only 1 LA question... help asap!!
In "The Teacher Who Changed My Life," the author is trying to persuade the readers that (1 point) immigrants face many difficulties schoolteachers are not appreciated enough he owes his success to Miss Hurd I think its A (immigrants face many difficulties) but i am ...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 10:36am

7th grade LA help asap!!?
Hi, can someone check my answers asap!!?? Questions 1-3 correspond to "Should Naturalized Citizens Be President?" 1. Matthew Spalding thinks that the natural-born clause should be kept because (1 point) the Constitution is clear about the importance of the clause ...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 9:40am

LA help super bad!!?
I need help, I go to connections academy and i am in 7th grade, this is obviously LA. i tore out the pages of the text book to bring with me on a trip and now im back. im 110% sure they made it back because i never took the pages out of my bag.... but i cant find them!!! I do ...
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 8:37pm

English
Title and author? It needs to be understood in the whole context.
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 2:49pm

reading
A christmas story by truman capote 1. Write three adjectives that describe the relationship that Buddy shares with his cousin. use details and examples from the text to support your observations. 2. what makes this unlikely relationship flourish and thrive? use details and ...
Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 2:07pm

Lang Arts
Author? Title? Someone here will be happy to check YOUR ANSWERS.
Friday, January 10, 2014 at 7:48am

SCIENCE HELP PLEASE
3. Which of the following methods of reporting research is not followed by most scientists? (Points : 1) publishing a research paper online publishing a research paper in print holding a press conference presenting a talk at a meeting Question 4. 4. Who decides whether a paper...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:04pm

SCIENCE HELP PLEASE
3. Which of the following methods of reporting research is not followed by most scientists? (Points : 1) publishing a research paper online publishing a research paper in print holding a press conference presenting a talk at a meeting Question 4. 4. Who decides whether a paper...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 2:58pm

LA....help!!!????
Someone from connections academy 7th grade gifted and talented LA??!!! help! check answers, dunno whether to send in or not!! 1. Which of the following statements about "3BCB: Three" by Clay Bennett is NOT true? (1 point) the cartoonist is concerned about the ...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 5:50pm

Language arts 2 question!??
Hey... one question from the story "Thank You, Ma'am."???: 2. In "Thank You, Ma'am," repeating certain words and phrases helps the author (1 point) complete the evidence review unknown skills establish the story's tone become a better writer ...
Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 8:08pm

Language Arts
Anybody out there from 7th grade connections academy??! need help checking my answers!!: 1. The author's tone in this editorial is (1 point) sad humorous compassionate angry 2. What is the key phrase used to signal a comparison or contrast in the following statement? "...
Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 6:46pm

English HELP
Title? Author??
Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 3:19pm

There you go
The Merriam-Websters defines suspense as "a feeling or state of nervousness or excitement caused by wondering what will happen." Authors use different literary methods to develop a sense of suspense to the reader. Often times, authors use a variety of literary ...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 3:12pm

There you go
The Merriam-Websters defines suspense as "a feeling or state of nervousness or excitement caused by wondering what will happen." Authors use different literary methods to develop a sense of suspense to the reader. In "The Most Dangerous Game," by Richard ...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 3:10pm

There you go
does my essay Explain how the author’s choices create suspense in the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game.”
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 2:25pm

There you go
The Merriam-Websters defines suspense as "a feeling or state of nervousness or excitement caused by wondering what will happen." In "The Most Dangerous Game," by Richard Connell, the author's use of choice of setting details, choice of foreshadowing, ...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 2:07pm

writeacher
In “The Most Dangerous Game” the author’s use of irony is the main factor which builds suspense in the story. <~~Put a comma after Game and before the closing quotation marks. Then delete "in the story" since it's repeating the first phrase in ...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 1:05pm

writeacher check this one not the one on top of this
i didn't mean to put the setting In “The Most Dangerous Game” the author’s use of irony is a main factor to build suspense in the story. In the short story while talking to Whitney, Rainsford explains to Whitney “ The world is made up of two classes--...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 12:42pm

writeacher
In the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, the author uses setting details to create suspense in the story. The story takes places in a tropical island in the Caribbean Sea known as “Ship-Trap Island.” An island where Sailors have a ...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 12:41pm

writeacher help
As I told you before, this is your thesis statement: In “The Most Dangerous Game,” by Richard Connell, the author’s use of choice of setting details, selection of a chronological text structure, and, most of all, irony create suspense in the story.
Monday, December 30, 2013 at 7:38pm

writeacher help
my thesis is The Merriam-Websters defines suspense as “a feeling or state of nervousness or excitement caused by wondering what will happen.” In “The Most Dangerous Game,” by Richard Connell, the author’s use of choice of setting details, selection of ...
Monday, December 30, 2013 at 5:53pm

writeacher help
Please tell me again what your thesis statement is? ---------- In your last post here (conclusion?), this makes no sense: "...makes very interesting details toward his story." Frankly, I'd delete the first sentence in your last post here and replace "He"...
Monday, December 30, 2013 at 3:02pm

writeacher help
In “The Most Dangerous Game” the author’s use of irony is a main factor to build suspense in the story. In the short story while talking to Whitney, Rainsford explains to Whitney “ The world is made up of two classes--the hunters and the huntees.” ...
Monday, December 30, 2013 at 1:08pm

writeacher help
In the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, the author uses setting details to create suspense in the story. The story takes places in a tropical island in the Caribbean Sea known as “Ship-Trap Island.” An island where Sailors have a ...
Monday, December 30, 2013 at 12:23pm

writeacher is this a good start?
1. I'd use the author's last name in place of "the author's" in that first sentence. 2. Don't mix up the setting (describe it) with the characters' conflict until (maybe) the end of that paragraph. 3. Fix all run-ons. 4. Delete "also" in...
Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 2:47pm

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