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writeacher or ms.sue help
This reads like a thesis statement for a 5-paragraph essay. Here's how I would predict the outline for the content of the paper, judging from this thesis statement: I. Introduction, ending with the thesis st II. Paragraph about the setting III. Paragraph about the ...
Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 12:58pm

writeacher or ms.sue help
so thats my thesis statement. when i'm writing my paper it will go like 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, ...
Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 12:49pm

writeacher or ms.sue help
ok 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.
Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 12:42pm

writeacher or ms.sue help
This part of that sentence sounds very "canned," as if it came from Sparknotes or eNotes or somewhere: ... the author’s use of irony, choice of setting details, and selection of a chronological text structure create suspense in the story. How can you put that ...
Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 12:19pm

writeacher or ms.sue help
The first part is not part of the thesis statement. It's part of your introduction. A thesis statement is SINGULAR!! It's one sentence. Please concentrate only on this part: The most famous one is "The Most dangerous Game" In “The Most Dangerous Game,&#...
Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 12:05pm

writeacher or ms.sue help
The Merriam-Websters defines suspense as “a feeling or state of nervousness or excitement caused by wondering what will happen.” Richard Connell's best books and short stories include; Gretna Greenhorns, Honor Among Sportsmen,terrible epps, and so much more. The...
Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 11:59am

writeacher or ms.sue help
ok umm In “The Most Dangerous Game,” by Richard Connell, the author’s use of irony, choice of setting details, and selection of a chronological text structure create suspense in the story. This means that Connell creates different aspects to catch the reader ...
Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 11:50am

writeacher or ms.sue help
No ... try this: In “The Most Dangerous Game,” by Richard Connell, the author’s use of irony, choice of setting details, and selection of a chronological text structure create suspense in the story. Start a next sentence with "This means that ... " and...
Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 11:44am

thesis statement
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 irony, choice of setting details, and selection of a ...
Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 11:36am

writeacher or ms.sue help
is this a good thesis 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 irony, choice of setting ...
Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 11:19am

English
We are writing this Character Analysis and I am stuck on how the author's personality affects him towards others. His Personality is selfishness/Shy/worthless.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 8:33pm

language art
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, December 18, 2013 at 7:14pm

language art
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, December 18, 2013 at 7:02pm

LANGUAGE ARTS
1. An example of a hardship would be -winning a surfing contest. -taking part in a television interview -going without food,water, and sleep 2.Imagine that Emily Costello has written a follow-up article about Bethany. It is called "Still Feeling Complete." Based on ...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 3:21pm

English
"I looked upon the scene before me—upon the mere house, and the simple landscape features of the domain—upon the bleak walls—upon the vacant eyelike windows—upon a few rank sedges—and upon a few white trunks of decayed trees—with an utter ...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 12:46pm

English - help
Ms. Kemp Recruits Volunteers As a new ninth grader at my high school, I was sitting in an assembly about volunteerism.The guest speaker was Ms. Francis Kemp. Today I had an experience worth writing about. I must admit that I did not have high hopes for the hour. I was sure it ...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 11:11am

English: Please help
which of the following author's writings are not influenced by transcendentalism? A. Ralph Waldo Emerson B. Walt Whitman C. Henry David Thoreau D. Cotton Mather My guess is B. Thank You.
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 10:00pm

litreture
You are asked to look for the main paradox in a story. A paradox is a thing, situation, person or even a them that is made up of two or more opposites or contradictory aspects. As you re-read the story, make a list of contradictory images or statements you find in the "...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 11:37am

American history
My guesses 1. Which of the following is one of the reasons that Native American slavery declined quickly? (4 points) The Spanish and Native American populations mixed. Native Americans did not know how to farm European crops. The Spanish converted many Native Americans to ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 5:40am

Calculating acceleration science
i dont know but can u help with this plzz Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following is one of the reasons that Native American slavery declined quickly? (4 points) The Spanish and Native American populations mixed. Native Americans did not know how to farm European crops. The ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 2:03am

language art 8
Who is the author?
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 9:53pm

English
Write complete sentence if the statement is a complete sentence. Write not a sententce if the statement is not a complete sentence. 1/. The author thought of a story. Complete sentence. 2/ Took place long ago. Not sentence . 3/ Her first day at school. Not sentence. 4/ She was...
Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 10:41am

English
You'd need to leave the author's name as it is in his/her original language, but you can do this with the title: You may include an English translation of a foreign language title in brackets, outside of the quotations that surround the untranslated title. Smith, John...
Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 7:45am

English
Select the letter that indicates the correct noun or pronoun in the following sentence. If both choices are correct, select the pronoun. 1. The last time Kevin and Denise were here was right after ____ had broken her ankle. a.she b.Denise 2. In the magazine article I just read...
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 10:03pm

the novel
If an author is skillful at representing the point of view and attitudes of a hobo, a nurse, a corporate CEO, and a variety of other diverse characters, the author is demonstrating
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 9:09am

the novel
If an author is skillful at representing the point of view and attitudes of a hobo, a nurse, a corporate CEO, and a variety of other diverse characters, the author is demonstrating
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 9:09am

Help important
She said A novel by that author which is often termed her masterpiece. The novel even introduced a new style of writing
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 1:46pm

Help important
She said that Mousetrap is the play that the question is talking about. It is the show. But now I am asking you to find masterpiece of that author.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 1:28pm

Help important
I need to figure Thenlongest running theatre show of london......& name masterpiece of author of dat show
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 12:36pm

English
Writing letters that will never be read frees you to say anything at all. You can write to those people whose petty meanness stung you or whose significant cruelties really hurt you. It’s open season on expressing as much rage or sadness or wonder as your heart can desire...
Monday, December 2, 2013 at 3:51pm

poetry
Could you help me answer these questions using William Cullen Bryant's poem, "The Prairies?" Thank you so much! I've attached a link to the poem. The poem text is widely available online if you just google the title/author Here are the questions I am ...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 11:54am

english essay
can someone critique my essay, please? :) here's my instructions: Prompt 1: Considering what you have learned about Hemingway, his journalistic style, and how his experiences influence his writing, write a prediction for The Old Man and the Sea. Who is the old man? What ...
Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 8:51pm

english
Excerpted from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1] Saint Antoine* had been, that morning, a vast dusky mass of scarecrows heaving to and fro, with frequent gleams of light above the billowy heads, where steel blades and bayonets shone in the sun. A tremendous roar ...
Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 9:53pm

Haikus
Symbolism is when an author uses something, such as a rose, to signify some idea. A rose, for example, could signify love or beauty. (That's just an example) Maybe that will give you some insight. So look for a deeper meaning... The sunlight is nice For us to see in ...
Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 2:38pm

Ela
What does j.r.r the author stand for
Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 6:00pm

Language arts
What is the author's perspective of The Three Little Pigs?
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 6:11pm

writing
Deciding whether to use the word "drunk" or "intoxicated" is a matter of diction. The words mean the same thing, right? But why would one author choose the first and another author choose the second? Here's a section from Chapter II of Mark Twain's ...
Friday, November 15, 2013 at 6:54pm

ASHFORD
The idea of Gardener’s theory of multiple intelligences suggests that there are specific intelligences that are inherent in all individuals. The author, however, suggests that a preferred style may not necessarily be the best way an individual learns. With that in mind, ...
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 1:06am

ENGLISH
Diction refers to the author's choice of words. http://www.answers.com/diction
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:59pm

ENGLISH
is this syntax because the author uses short sentences "why, no one on our side had even though of firing a gun, because when you came right down to it, we didnt like guns and did not believe in them"
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:31pm

English
¡°By studying socioeconomic status within a neuroscientific framework, we have the potential to expand our understanding of the biological signatures of poverty,¡± said Nina Kraus, professor of neurobiology, physiology and communication sciences at ...
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 5:52pm

Huckleberry Finn
Explain how the author created the character (characterization). Explain the theme of a piece of literature. Compare and contrast two pieces of literature. Write about one of the authors we have studied.
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 9:56pm

Language arts...again
What is the author's perspective of Edgar Allan Poe's Annabel Lee?
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 7:45pm

Language arts
So that would be the author's bias?
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 7:34pm

Language arts
i known what an author's bias is (writers experiences and beliefs,feelings or thoughts affect their attitude about the topic.)but i have no clue what it is for this poem
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 7:28pm

Language arts
Which author? Poe?
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 7:17pm

Language arts
What is the author's bias of edgar allan poe's annabel lee
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 7:16pm

English
1. I'm sure you will be a good author. 2. I'm sure you would be a good author. 3. I'm sure you can be a good author. 4. I'm sure you could be a good author. (What is the difference among them in meaning?)
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 8:48pm

Incomplete
In what work? By what author?
Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 3:09pm

reading
ok thank you. also i have to compare Mandela speech to MLK speech. compare their fundamental argument. which author more successfully supports his argument. what does that mean?
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 8:12pm

Ms sue
I could only access the abstract. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.15​25/nad.2007.10.1.18/abstract It looks like the author suggests looking at our family, friends, and neighborhood from an anthropologist's point of view. When I took a similar course in college...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 9:35pm

Early American and Colonial Literature
Matching Match the letter of the author with his or her description. Not all letters will be used. A. William Bradford B. Captain John Smith C. Anne Bradstreet D. Olaudah Equiano E. Thomas Paine F. Thomas Jefferson 1.) " I wrote an account of my voyage across the sea on ...
Friday, October 25, 2013 at 12:26pm

edu 650
The idea of Gardener’s theory of multiple intelligences suggests that there are specific intelligences that are inherent in all individuals. The author, however, suggests that a preferred style may not necessarily be the best way an individual learns. With that in mind, ...
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 11:56am

Creative Writing
If you are the writer of the story that the fictional character is in, then yes, it's you. But if you are writing about a fictional character in someone else's story, then it's the author of that story.
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 11:35am

English
1)Do you think it's possible to say: "at the end of the 19th - the beginning of the 20th centuries (maybe,century?)" or do I have to use the word "century" twice? Better would be this: at the end of the 19th or the beginning of the 20th century ... 2)Do...
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 11:35am

English
Hello. I will be very grateful for your help. 1)Do you think it's possible to say: "at the end of the 19th - the beginning of the 20th centuries (maybe,century?)" or do I have to use the word "century" twice? 2)Do you think the sentence sounds OK: "...
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 10:49am

English
¡°This study shows that the brain has different functional states when asleep and when awake,¡± said Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., D.M.Sc., co-director of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) Center for Translational Neuromedicine and lead author...
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 4:04am

english
D. She considers it part of her heritage. 14. What pronoun would be used for the narrator(s) of a story such as “A Rose for Emily,” which is written in the first-person, plural point of view? A. I C. We B. You D. He 15. In the dramatic point of view, the author A. ...
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 2:37am

english
First, you must be able to decide what YOU THINK the author's conclusion is. Then, you'll be able to identify the sentence.
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 6:17pm

reading interpretation
(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 science, I have some experience with the faces and ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 12:33pm

(ENGLISH) please check over english work.
The "I" in this poem is middle-aged? Where did you get that idea? The mother is looking for a suitable husband for her daughter ... how old is the daughter?? The daughter is the "I" in this poem. And remember that the author is not necessarily the main ...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 11:11pm

(ENGLISH) please check over english work.
I have finished all of the questions, just need someone to look over them. I have posted these questions before, but someone told me to re-do them and I decided to post them again. Canada Day Love Match My mother stalked her future son in law, convinced he was the one for me...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 9:22pm

poetry
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/po​etry-explications/ Please read this over and see where you need to adjust your thinking and reasoning. For one thing, you NEVER say that the speaker in a poem is the author. Do you think the speaker is male or female? Do you think...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 4:03pm

poetry
I have done the questions, just need someone to look them over to see if they make sense and are correct. THANK YOU! Canada Day Love Match My mother stalked her future son in law, convinced he was the one for me. Through the crowd at the Forks Market, she kept behind him like ...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 2:43pm

English 11
Match the letter of the author with his or her description. Not all letters will be used. A.William Bradford B.Captain John Smith C.Anne Bradstreet D.Olaudah Equiano E.Thomas Paine F.Thomas Jefferson 1.I wrote an account of my voyage cross on the Mayflower 2. My persuasive ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 10:57pm

poetry
The poem is: Canada Day Love Match My mother stalked her future son in law, convinced he was the one for me. Through the crowd at the Forks Market, she kept behind him like a cat ready to pounce. I kept out of his line of sight. Blind to us, he watched other women. Red turban...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 1:21pm

poetry
The poem is: Canada Day Love Match My mother stalked her future son in law, convinced he was the one for me. Through the crowd at the Forks Market, she kept behind him like a cat ready to pounce. I kept out of his line of sight. Blind to us, he watched other women. Red turban...
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 9:27pm

A U
Question : <11{1[4(23)23]}> People have claimed that Jamie’s paintings have given them the blues. Clearly this cannot be entirely correct, since many of Jamie’s paintings contain no blue at all. The argument above is flawed because the author: Student Answer: ...
Friday, October 4, 2013 at 12:48am

Media
What do you mean by A* standard? For middle school? high school? undergrad? post grad? professional author?
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 2:22pm

English
Check my answers please 9. The author of "My Brother's Keeper" mainly develops Jamie’s character through his actions *dialogue and thoughts the narrators description other’s reaction to him 10. In "My Brother's Keeper," what does Ted want ...
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 1:39pm

English
Anton Chekhov http://www.online-literature.com/anton_c​hekhov/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton_Chekh​ov Please take note of all the items in See Also and References and External Links at the bottom of this extensive biography of this author. "Uncle ...
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 10:13am

englsih
hello i would like help to find information on a play called uncle vanya and information about the author chekhov
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 10:07am

ela
Every author chooses specific words and writes in a specific tone. How do these choices help the reader understand what the author means?
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 6:10pm

SS
What is the main purpose of a market? a. to allow people to exchange goods and services b. to set prices for goods and services c. to help producers get human resources d.to increase competition between buyers and sellers A A relative price compares _________________. a. the ...
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 2:43pm

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 ...
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 11:55am

English
Story: A Thankless Experience Author: Stephen Lautens Question: Describe the diction that Lautens uses in "A Thankless Experience"? Describe Lautens tone in "A Thankless Experience"? Help will be appreciated :)
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 9:37pm

English 1
For #1 I believe basically it's asking about what you think the message the author is trying to tell the reader is.. For #2 try and see if maybe you have similar opinions on something the writer is saying or if you can relate to something the writer wrote. But yes do what ...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 8:24pm

English 1
What is the author's message in this story? If you can tell us that, I may be able to help you relate it to your own life.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 8:13pm

English 1
Your teacher wants to know what YOU think the author is trying to convey. Your teacher certainly doesn't want to know about my life. If you post your answers here, I'll be glad to check them.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 8:05pm

English 1
In the story A Christmas Memory. 1. In at least one paragraph, describe what you think the message is the author is trying to convey in the story. What specific details from the story make you believe this? 2. In at least a few sentences, describe how this message relates to ...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 8:03pm

Reading
What is the title and author of this story?
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 9:41pm

English
Most English grammarians would say that both c and d are in the indicative mood. However, the author of this question may consider c to be in the interrogative mood. Check your text.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 4:00pm

reading persuasive letter
Usually, these are found at the beginning and at the end of whatever you're reading. Ask yourself this: Overall, what is this author trying to persuade me to do or to agree with him/her about?
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 2:50pm

teacher aide
Whomever gave this question to does not understand the nature of science: observation, questioning, analysis, hypothesis, data gathering, conclusion. I have seen this in a baby's peek a boo play over and over. Initially, they think the person has disappeared, but soon, ...
Friday, September 13, 2013 at 7:37pm

Spelling VSP
Pls. tell me if im correct on these following sentences? 1) An author in his memoirs wil ___ about the influence of past relationships. = reminisce 2) It is helpful to have a(n) ______ power source after a hurricane. = auxiliary 3) Proverbs show Solomon's ______ insight ...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 10:53pm

english
The subject is all great and honorable actions are accompanied with great difficulties, but we must overcome difficulties by hook or by crook. The author’s purpose for writing is giving some information what tell us how to overcome difficulties. The intended audience is ...
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 10:14am

English
What is the name and author of this text?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:48am

la need help
1. When you summarize an informational article, you should (1 point) leave out minor details. use the author's words, including direct quotations. leave out important details. include as much information as possible. 2. Why might a scientist choose to categorize scientific...
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 10:24am

science
What does your textbook author say?
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 8:27pm

psychology
Nonperiodical Web Document, Web Page, or Report List as much of the following information as possible (you sometimes have to hunt around to find the information; don't be lazy. If there is a page like http://www.somesite.com/somepage.htm, and somepage.htm doesn't have ...
Monday, September 2, 2013 at 10:16am

psychology
Did I cite the start my source correctely according to APA format. The source did not have a date or an author listed. WebMD (n.d.) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: What Is ADHD?
Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 11:45pm

occcpational therapy
Is that what your textbook author says?
Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:12am

Reading
Be sure you understand what your textbook author says.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 1:48pm

US History
True or False Check. 1. During the Starving Time of 1609-10, some of the colonists turned to cannibalism as a means of survival. True 2. Early settlers of Jamestown spent many of their waking hours bowling. True 3. The location of Jamestown was selected partially out of fear ...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:53pm

business
I don't know. What does your textbook author say?
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 5:32pm

Writing
Your essay is very biased. Reread it.Biased is your opinion or idea on someone. First bias: You are evaluating based on your perceptions something that occured 500 years ago, I assure you his set of perceptions is vastly different from yours. Second bias. When writing,one has ...
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 7:48pm

Writing
Can you proofread my essay and I also need a good title? Christopher Columbus was a brave, strong, hard-worker who took sea to America in 1470. What is biased? Biased is your opinion or idea on someone. In Christopher Columbus journal excerpt, there were many examples of how ...
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 5:18pm

American Goverment
democracy was the most important political value or the Constitution should balance order, liberty, and popular sovereignty Which one of those does your textbook author emphasize?
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 2:58pm

Physics
Two cars lost in a blinding snowstorm are traveling across a large field, each thinking they are on the road, as shown in the figure on the left. They collide. If the distance x is 141 meters and the red car is travelling at 19.5 mph, how fast to the nearest hundredth of a mph...
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 12:18pm

science
why the author is attempting to express in the passage 'Recognizing that personal and cultural beliefs influence both our perceptions and our interpretations of natural phenomena, we aim through the use of standard procedures and criteria to minimize those influences when ...
Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 1:47am

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