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reading
WHAT WAS THE AMERICAN SMALL TOWN LIKE? I'm glad I was born soon enough to have seen the American small town, if not at its height, at least in the early days of decline into its present forlorn status as a conduit for cars and people, all headed for some Big City over the ...

English
This author writes ____ but powerfully. discursive or discursively answer: discursive

english
please help In Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" how does the author use Tessie's late arrival to help create suspense? A. the reader knows that tessie is joining a crowd for an important event. B. the reader can infer that the children are excited to see Tessie C. the reader ...

English
In both Hamlet and Oedipus Rex some of the most significant events are mental or psychological; for instance, awakenings, discoveries, or changes in consciousness. Choose either Hamlet or Oedipus Rex, and in a well-developed essay, analyze the uses the author makes of these ...

CHECK THIS LANGUE ARTS THING AS FAST AS YOU CAN!
1. What purpose for reading do the stage directions suggest to readers? (1 point) • to learn about a subject • to be inspired • to be entertained • to gain understanding*** A Surprising Point of View A Television Play in Two Acts Characters (in order of appearance) 1 ...

Program Design and Development
Help on Design a class named Book that holds a stock number, author, title, price, and number of pages for a book. Include methods to get and set the values for each data field. Write the pseudocode that defines the class?

English
I need a timeline of the 1910 poems done by George Bacovia, René Schickele or Gustav Sack. Can anyone please give me a timeline of their publishing works from one of these authors. Or maybe another author in specific, I tried looking at Wikipedia but no timeline shows up.

Educational Technology
Of the following websites, the least trustworthy is the one that: A: Has the author's name and the current year as the date the site was posted. B: Has in-depth information and has a .gov URL. C: Has photographs and a copyright date of 1997. D: Has a company logo and the ...

World History
What with the political monopoly, the Cheka and the Red Army, all that now existed of the "Commune-State" of our dreams was a theoretical myth. -Victor Serge, Memoirs of a Revolutionary Based on this quotation, which conclusion can you draw about the author? A. He was a ...

english
Which of the following sentences from Zora Neale Hurston's "What White Publishers Won't Print" best supports the author's opinion that white Americans perceive educated African Americans as a threat? a. Man, like all the other animals fears and is repelled by that which he ...

English
What do you suppose McPhee means by “the influence of Ernest Hemingway evidently extended to the Pentagon”? This is the context this question is referring to: And inevitably we have come to Ernest Hemingway and the tip of the iceberg—or, how to fashion critical theory ...

English
this is a sentence from Another Evening at the Club The spectres of the eucalyptus trees ranged along the garden fence rocked before her gaze, with white egrets slumbering on their high branches like huge white flowers among the thin leaves The author most likely compares the ...

Writing
What audience was “Why, You Reckon?” short story by the author Langston Hughes written for?

ELA
How does the author of "John white and Roanoke " develop the idea that establishing a colony at Roanoke was going to be difficult?

english
Which of the following statements describes a functional text? a. It provides a first-person account of a personal experience. b. The primary purpose is to provide information to perform a task. c. The primary purpose is to construct a logical argument. d. The author's ...

ed tech HELP PLS
why is it important to take responsibility for your online publications? a. What you post can hurt or slander others*** b. people will know who the author is c. your parents need to see what you post d. what you post is important for your grade

English
What is the interpretation of Lines 1-8 of: On the Pulse of Morning? I honestly don't know what the author wants the reader to understand in this poem. It seems like an unsolvable question.. Anyone know at least a little about how to interpretate this poem?

Statification in Sociology
White Trash author Isenberg has a very pessimistic view of American ideal( real vs ideal culture) Do you think she's right that these are more ideal than real from a historical perspective? Poverty, who is poor, what the working people look like, racial and ethnic divisions ...

English
Most of the following sentences lack at least one period, question mark, exclamation point, comma, semicolon, or colon. Add the correct punctuation where it is needed. I have added punctuation in second set of sentences. 1.African American author Maya Angelou read from her ...

english
In Stephen King's "Why We Crave Horror Movies?" Why does the author think we need to exercise our anticivilization emotions? What are some other ways we might confront these emotions?

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
11-16 NPV and IRR John’s Publishing Company, a new service that writes term papers for college students, provides 11-page term papers from a list of more than 500 topics. Each paper will cost $7.50 and is written by a graduate in the topic area. John’s will pay $20,000 for...

Reading Process LA Q
1. Which question should you ask during your second read of the multi-draft reading process? (1 point) How has this work increased my knowledge of a subject, author, or genre? How does the speaker feel about the topic? How does the poet’s word choice create vivid images?*** ...

language arts
7. Choose the meaning that best matches the word in italics. After finding several errors, the author insisted that his book be pulled from the shelves until a version that was amended could be published. (1 point) abridged expanded revised photographed

LA
PLEASE check my answer this is my last test and i d not want to mess up PLEASE 1. Which sentence contains an opinion? (1 point) Thomas Jefferson supported American independence from Great Britain. He was a lawyer in his home state of Virginia. Jefferson authored the ...

Language Arts
________________________________________​ 1. What is the purpose of subheadings in informational text? A. To Highlight Ideas B. To identify Ideas <- C. To summarize info in a different way D. To Define Specialized Vocab ________________________________________​ ...

HELPPPPPP
What impact did your Independent Reading selection have on you as a reader? Would you recommend your selection to a friend? Why or why not? Support your response with at least two pieces of evidence from your Independent Reading selection. Be sure to give the title and author ...

English 8th grade
Both "Forest Fire" and "Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall" present factual information. Write an essay of your own about one of those essays. In your essay, tell whether the author provided enough information for you to understand the topic fully. Then discuss how the method ...

English
My answers are *** The word that are supposed to be in italics are in all capitals. 1.   Choose the answer that best matches the word in italics. When London speaks of Buck METAMORPHISING, he means that Buck lost his appetite. changed into a different kind of dog.*** ...

Language Arts
In "Life Without Gravity," the author provides many ideas and details about living in microgravity. What do you consider the most important idea in "Life Without Gravity"? In an essay, describe the idea you think is most important and explain its importance. Support your claim...

Language arts 7
Joe magarac, Man of steel 8. In section 1, what does the author mean when he says joe magarac is a folk hero? A. Joe was a real man who spent his whole life in the steel mills of Pittsburgh. B. Joe was a mysterious figure who vanished without a trace. C. Joe was a legend ...

English!!
18. The author of “Hip­Hop Planet” uses the image of the candy box with a ribbon tied around it to describe the highways of Dayton, Ohio because (1 point) it shows how quickly hip­hop music commercialized. the character of Henry really likes candy. it emphasizes the work...

English help please!!!
18.  The author of “Hip­Hop Pla​net” uses the image of the candy​ box with a ribbon tied around it​ to describe the highways of Dayton,​ Ohio because (1 point) it shows how quickly hip­hop music​ ...

english
What does the author achieve by mixing exact and approximate numbers in "A Contribution to Statistics?"

Government
The president is the author of the nation's public policies in his or her role of A commander in chief B chief legislator C chief of party D chief citizen

Grade 8 Lang Arts
The story is "Trouble With Television" It has become fashionable to think that, like fast food, fast ideas are the way to get to a fast-moving, impatient public. How does the repetition in the sentence convey the author's negative attitude toward television. I think that it ...

8 Grd L.A.
How does the repetition in the preceding sentence convey the author's negative attitude toward television? I think it shows how the author thinks negatively about television.

Language Arts
While television can be entertaining and educational, it also has a dark side, especially for children. On average, children spend nearly 4 hours a day watching television. The harmful effects of television viewing far outweigh any benefits. Doing poorly in school is one ...

English
1. The greeks believed that zeus, the king of the gods, lived on mount olympus. 2. The titanic sank after hitting an iceberg off the coast of newfoundland. 3. My cousin collects scandinavian pottery. 4. Stephanie is taking english, math II, and biology. 5. On friday we were ...

ELA
what text features do the author of "Art, Architecture, and Learning in Egypt" use to help readers better understand pyramids. Describe how this text features provide additional information about pyramids that is not in the main text. I am having trouble with this. HELP

history
4.  What does the author mean in​saying that popular sovereignty "un​dermined the Missouri compromise”? It maintained the division of free​and slave states. It expanded slavery to the Northern​ free states. It forced ...

Language Arts
(Use the passage to answer the question.) 8. Read lines 5 – 9 from “The Olympic Swimmer.” Swimmers swivel, splash, and kick Back and forth in a clear, blue pool; Like fish at play in Neptune’s sea. Swimming relaxed, and calm, and free. These stars, like sharks, cut the...

HEEEELLLPPP!!!!!!!!!!! LA!
1 While television can be entertaining and educational, it also has a dark side, especially for children. On average, children spend nearly 4 hours a day watching television. The harmful effects of television viewing far outweigh any benefits. 2 Doing poorly in school is one ...

LA HELP!!!!!!!!
Walking for Fitness and Fun Walking Is for Everyone Walking is a popular form of exercise, and it is growing more popular each year. Walking is good for every age group: The rate of participation does not decline in the middle and later years. In a national survey, the highest...

U.s History
1.Which statement best describes an effect of William Penn's actions on colonial America? A)Cash-crop agriculture became more profitable in the Southern colonies. B)Many immigrants came to the Middle colonies seeking religious freedom.*** C)Several northern colonies decided to...

Language Arts
(Use the passage to answer the question.) 8. Read lines 5 – 9 from “The Olympic Swimmer.” Swimmers swivel, splash, and kick Back and forth in a clear, blue pool; Like fish at play in Neptune’s sea. Swimming relaxed, and calm, and free. These stars, like sharks, cut the...

English
What is the purpose of the author using flashbacks in the short story 'penny in the dust'?

English
What is one possible theme of I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings? Marguerite did well when her mother sent her to live with her grandmother. There is no sense dreaming about the future when you are unhappy. The author grew up to become a success in several fields. People without ...

L.A.
While television can be entertaining and educational, it also has a dark side, especially for children. On average, children spend nearly 4 hours a day watching television. The harmful effects of television viewing far outweigh any benefits. 2 Doing poorly in school is one ...

Visual Basic Programming in Visual Studio 2015
I have an application program to submit help tickets. The problem is the error messages are only supposed to pop up when someone doesn't format it correctly but it either don't or comes up after typing when there is no errors. The next issue is my msgbox for lblvalidate doesn'...

English
Which of the following is a true statement about an MLA Works Cited page? A. The Works Cited page requires no special formatting. B. The Works Cited page should immediately follow the conclusion and be on the same page. C. The Works Cited page should contain all information ...

English
Which of the following is a true statement about an MLA Works Cited page? A. The Works Cited page requires no special formatting. B. The Works Cited page should immediately follow the conclusion and be on the same page. C. The Works Cited page should contain all information ...

Language Arts
1. What is the key to an effective search for information as you prepare for your presentation? (1 point) A. Prewriting B. Strong research skills C. Paraphrasing D. Drawing conclusions 2. Why would a website that is selling a service not be a credible source for research? (1 ...

English
Why does Hawthorne begin the story with a reflection about the need for a cemetery and a prison? I read the chapter 1 and dont know why the author begin the story like that. The book is called the scarlet letter and question pertains to the first chapter.

Social Studies
"The legislative package known as the Compromise of 1850 postponed the Civil War by a decade. However, like the 1820 Missouri Compromise, the Compromise of 1850 failed to resolve the question of slavery in a meaningful way. Over the course of the 1850s, the inadequacies of ...

LA HELP!!!!
PLZ HELP! 1. Part A In "All Together Now," Barbara Jordan's main purpose is to persuade readers that a tolerant society is best created by working on a small scale.*** inform readers of the recent history of the civil rights movement in the United States. praise the work of ...

ELA
"The Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution were twin explosions in thinking that made the 17th and 18th centuries one of the most exciting and dynamic eras in European history. People cam to believe the power of human reason apart from the guidance of religion. ...

language arts pls check!
My answers are in parentheses The first two questions use this passage. You must have only positive thoughts in your heart that you're going to cripple this monster. Stick a piece of garlic in your pocket for good luck. A woman my mother knew in Palermo did this, and she was ...

Philosophy
Section I: Answer the questions below about this brief passage: During the nineteenth century, many women died from what was then called “childbed fever”. A Viennese physician, Ignaz Semmelweis, concluded (diagnosed) that the cause of this disease was a “germ” ...

English 10
A Contribution to Statistics" 1.Which of the following words best describes the author's view of humanity in "A Contribution to Statistics"? A. Altruistic B. Optimistic*** C. Pessimistic D. Realistic Read the following lines from the poem "A Contribution to Statistics." Glad ...

English
What does the author achieve by mixing exact and approximate numbers in "A Contribution to Statistics?"

Language Arts 7 A
In ¨Life Without Gravity¨ How does word choice help support the author's point of view in the selection? A) He uses words with negative connotations like unpleasant and sticklike. B) He uses descriptive words like gooey and smells. C) He uses words with positive connotations...

English
4.The author reveals Karla's character to readers by describing. A. What Karla says, does, and thinks.**** B. How jade and other students react to Karla. C. What Karla's teachers tell her. D. Why Karla is embarrassed in the gym.

english
How does the author create such a heartwarming feeling in this story? A) by revealing the thoughts and actions of Josh B) by revealing the thoughts and actions of Coach Wilkins C) by revealing the thoughts and actions of Principal Edwards D) by revealing the thoughts and ...

World History
If someone could check these that'd be great ;o; <3 1. Which need did the first universities in medieval Europe seek to meet? A. Education of the Masses B. Instruction of knights in the chivalric code C. Preparation of monarchs to rule *D. Training for members of the clergy...

literature help please, i hate literature
same problem, this question asks about your independent reading selection. compare and contrast your independent reading selection with one or two other selections you have read this unit. support your response with at least two pieces of evidence from your independent reading...

literature
umm, i need possibly a little help. This question asks about your Independent Reading selection. You may use your reading selection to help you answer the question. What impact did your Independent Reading selection have on you as a reader? Would you recommend your selection ...

English
roxie 1. Choose the answer that best matches the word in italics. Use context clues to determine the meaning of the word, if necessary. The decorations were reminiscent of autumn leaves. (1 point) leftovers made reminders symbolic 2. Choose the answer that best matches the ...

English 2 please help
Please check these! The High School Step Team Karla’s cousin Jade urged her to join the step team. “This afternoon you should definitely try out!” Jade suggested after the final bell rang. “I know she wants the best for me,” Karla thought to herself, “but I’m not...

English
How can readers best analyze and evaluate persuasive appeals? A. by testing the author’s logic and reasoning B. by outlining the author’s main points C. by examining the author’s diction and syntax D. by discounting the author’s rhetorical devices B?

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent...

English
In Marigolds how does the author use of tone help describe Elizabeth's perception of her childhood? -her tone sounds solemn at first showing that she was reflecting over her sad or hard childhood. Then it switches to matter of fact because she realizes she did wrong and how ...

English
"The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Can someone check to see if these are right? Much appreciated. I tried to include the quotes to make it a little easier. 1. The narrator's attitude towards the setting in lines 1-5 is best described as ? " It is very seldom ...

English
Describe one of the strongest literary images ( not a picture or drawing from the reading ) you encountered from the following literature: -from Of Wolves and Men by Barry Holstun Lopez -"Birches" by Robert Frost - "Haiku" by Kaga no Chiyo - "Haiku" by Basho - "Spring is like ...

Science
Consider: Brittle materials are approximately considered to be those having a fracture strain of less than about 5%. My answer:. I am not sure what the author is saying here. Is it percent elongation that has to be more than 5% to be consider brittle.??

English
My answers are *** 10.   The author of “My Brother’s Keeper” emphasizes Jamie’s conflict by  (1 point) A. describing the car accident in detail. B. detailing Jamie’s physical appearance and good grades. C. flashing back to earlier events with his brother Ted.*** ...

Social Studies
What was the initial purpose of the Constitutional Convention? A- to write the Constitution B- to amend the Constitution C- to amend the Articles of Confederation D- to ratify the Constitution What fundamental problem did Noah Webster see in the Articles of Confederation? A- ...

English
Read the following sentences from "Day of the Butterfly" "She began to unwrap the presents, with an air that not even Gladys could have bettered, folding the tissue paper and the ribbons, and drawing out books and puzzles and cutouts as if they were all prizes she had won. ...

Social Studies
1. What was the initial purpose of the Constitutional convention? a. To write the constitution b. To amend the constitution c. To amend the Articles of confederation *** d. To ratify the constitution 2. What fundamental problem did Noah Webster see in the articles of ...

English
26. Write a paragraph that answers the questions below. Include at least two supporting details or examples. In “the literature of the Americas,” Kimberly Koza writes; “By discovering the literature of our neighbors, we may also learn about ourselves.” Keeping this ...

English, Language Arts
Please check my answers 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 situation. all of the ...

English
Need these answered soon please! 10.   The author of “My Brother’s Keeper” emphasizes Jamie’s conflict by describing the car accident in detail.*** detailing Jamie’s physical appearance and good grades. flashing back to earlier events with his brother Ted. ...

English
SOMEONE PLEASE CHECK MY ANSWERS!!!!!!!!!(YOU DON'T HAVE TO TELL ME WHAT THE RIGHT ANSWER IS JUST IF ITS WRONG OR NOT)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...

Social studies 8 A Connections academy.
1 What was the initial purpose of the Constitutional convention? To write the constitution To amend the constitution To amend the Articles of confederation <--- To ratify the constitution 2 What fundamental problem did Noah Webster see in the articles of confederation? That...

English
In "The Literature of The Americas," Kimberly Koza writes: "By discovering the literature of out neighbors, we may also learn about ourselves." Keeping that in mind, respond to the next two questions. 26. Choose a selection from this unit, and write a paragraph that explains ...

English
What goes into the author field (the first part of an APA citation) on a Reference page if there is no author or editor listed? The date of publisher The location of the publisher The title of the work that is being cited, for example, the title of the article None of the ...

English
Popular magazines often list the author’s credentials. True False I say True

English
If there is no known author for a source, the in-text citation and the full citation on the Reference page should start with the date. True False I say false.

English
The reputation of the author is an important criterion to determine when evaluating a book to include for scholarly research. True False I say True.

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 ...

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 answer that best matches the word in italics. As ...

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.   Choose the answer...

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 answer that best matches the word in italics. As...

Language arts
Please check my answers. Thank You! Use the text passage to answer the question. Whatever you post online—whether a silly picture, angry comment, or sharing about a chronic illness—is there forever. Delete it all you want, but colleges and employers can and will find it. ...

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 in the fall and snow forts in ...

C++
// Program: name of program // Author: your name // Date Written: date you began writing the program /* Abstract: Brief description of the program */ Include in-line comments in the body of your program. You can convert temperature from degrees Celsius to degrees Fahrenheit by...

English
what are two symptoms the author experiences when exposed to perfume?

History
How are in-text citations for history journal articles and books supposed to be formatted? I am finding inconsistent information on the internet. Is it the same as APA- (author last name, date)?

American Gov.
I'm having trouble finding the answers to these questions (the answers should be in order from the article, it's just not clarifiable. Also, I put ****** .... ***** to show where the answers may be that I think is right, but I'm not sure)... 2. How does James Madison define a...

Article Summary Evaluation (Help!)
The article is "Free the Elephants and Orcas in Captivity [Editorial]" by the Editors on a website called Scientific America. Please let me know what I need to edit. Summary: In the article "Free the Elephants and Orcas in Captivity [Editorial]" by the Editors, the author ...

Article Annotations/English (Help!)
I am going to be graded on the annotations for the article "Free the Elephants and Orcas in Captivity [Editorial]" by the Editors. However, I don't have good annotations for the author's main idea/argument, at least two supporting details and the conclusion. Could someone read...

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