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Burned down to the ground, nothing left but the floor Which stylistic device does the author use in line 10 ? A)alliteration B)assonance C)personification D)repetition D? It’d seen a child die—Depression--a war, Which stylistic or literary device is demonstrated in line 7...

Civics
The author of the Federalist Paper Number 11 wrote: "A navy of the United States, as it would embrace the resources of all, is an object far less remote than an army of any single state or partial confederacy." The author would most likely agree that establishing and ...

language arts
Johnny Tremain Which of the following is a theme the author explores in Johnny Tremain? select all that apply. Friends and Family The costs of war Fear of failure coming of age they all seem to apply but i assume i can only pick two. which ones? help asap? thanks

language art
In all together now Jordan states that there were marches and protest against segregation and discrimination in the 1960s. What make this statement a fact? A.it was stated In persuasive essay b. It is an emotional statement. C.it can be proven in an encyclopedia. D.it reveal ...

english
When an author writes a/an _______ question in a paragraph, he or she intends to answer it in the balance of the paragraph

computer and technology
It is important to verify internet source because. ----- choose that apply. A.the source should be written by real author. B.anyone can create a website and write false or inaccurate information on it c.you need to make sure it is owened by a government agency. D.websites can ...

Literature
Which of the following is a theme the author explores in johnny tremain? select all that apply. Friends and Family The costs of war Fear of failure coming of age I read the story and it seems to relate to all, but I can only pick 2, does anyone know what they are?

History
1. Who controlled the most territory bordering the Louisiana Purchase? A- Spain B- France C- Great Britain D-Mexico 2. Which of the founding fathers was an author, a statesman, and a scientist? A- John Adams B- Benjamin Franklin C- Thomas Jefferson D-George Washington 3. What ...

English
The whole idea of it makes me feel like I'm coming down with something, something worse than any stomach ache or the headaches I get from reading in bad light-- a kind of measles of the spirit, a mumps of the psyche, a disfiguring chicken pox of the soul. You tell me it is too...

I did it.. Check Plz?
It saw with lucid eyes inhuman, divine Line 12 has an example of a stylistic device. What is that device called? A)allusion B)inversion <--- or A C)satire D)simile ------------------------------------ It’d seen a child die—Depression--a war,Bowed at the bedside of the ...

English Please.
It had been there when the midwife had announced, ‘You’ve a boy.’ The hat was there when his wife had their second little joy. Why does the author MOST likely choose the words, ‘their second little joy’? A)They had twin boys. B)It expresses that their second child ...

English
What is the purpose of hierarchical structure in a media message? Hierarchical structure helps the reader weed out unimportant information. Hierarchical structure helps the author organize his or her writing. Hierarchical structure helps the reader determine the relationship ...

science
The various groups who make up the US public have different expectations of science. How do these differing expectations of science affect the ways groups place trust in science? Describe one example of a controversial expectation that the author gives. Resnik, D. (2011). ...

Science
Explain the concept of public trust as the author uses it. Resnik, D. (2011). Scientific Research and the Public Trust. Science & Engineering Ethics, 17(3), 399-409

science
Explain the concept of public trust as the author uses it.

english
Describe one of the strongest images you encountered from any of the following literature wolves of men by barry holstun lopez birches by robert frost haiku by kaga no chiyo haiku by basho spring is like a perhaps land by E.E Cummings from an inconvenient truth by al gore the ...

English Help
Which represents a way for the author to draw attention to the thoughts of a subject-matter expert? I think its c. A photograph A table of contents A pulled-out quote Bulleted points

English
Which author wrote after the Victorian age? Lord George Gordon Byron Lewis Carroll D.H. Lawrence Emily Brontë

english
Hello can you plz tell be a good tieback i can use for my essay. the topic is resolution of conflict and i am doing all 4 characters from to kill a mockingbird. I don't know how to tieback a paragraph. Topic: what does the author develop on how the characters act in the midst ...

History
Word bank : Samuel Adams, Bejamin Franklin, King George III, Thomas Jefferson, Marquis de Lafayette, Baron Frederick von Steuben, Thomas Paine, George Washington 1.ambassador to France in American Revolution author of Albany Plan of Union, delegate to the Philadelphia ...

English
I need help with my research paper outline.(ARE THERE ANY MISTAKES?) According to (author/source)Michael Martinez and Jaqueline Hurtado(Date 2014/11/15) the main idea about this subject is the parents does not believe in what the government said and that they are not doing ...

History
Oliver Hazard Perry, Francis Scott Key, Treaty of Ghent, James Jemmy Madison, Fort Mchenry, Andrew Jackson, blockade, impressment 1. ended the war of 1812 Treaty of Ghent 2. Battle at which Francis Scott wrote Star Spangled Banner Fort McHenry? 3.American navy hero that ...

english
On what elements should you take notes to write a summary of a play? A. symbolism and analogies B. sets, costumes, characters, and motivations C. characters, places, problem, key events D. author’s purpose and stage directions please help

math
how long is the groove on one side of a long play(33 1/3 rpm) phonograph record? assume there is a single recording and the author (beginning) groove is 5.75 inches from the center and the inner(ending) groove is 1.75 inches from the center. the recording plays for 23 minutes.

Struggling in Writing
Should I be ashamed for being a poor writer and reader,since I am in 12 th grade this year? Today,in writing class I struggled.. I could not identify the thesis of an article nor could I spot counterclaim that the author makes. I think I have dyslexia because I have a hard ...

essay excerpt edit- Does this flow/make sense?
Creativity was initially understood as the process that, appropriate to its root, created something new. As such, it is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as "the quality of creating" or "cause[ing a new element] to exist,” (Creativity)." It has even been common within...

please check my english
1. Which phrase, in "The Prisoner Who Wore Glasses," best describes Brille? (1 point) easygoing and generous with his friends intelligent, yet shortsighted in his political views intuitive and calculating in his appraisal of others quick­thinking and quick­tempered in his ...

English
There are no pterodactyls in Ramirez’s front yard, but there are a mother dolphin, her baby, and two sheep. There’s a Don Quixote on his horse, aiming his lance at a windmill. There’s a space alien emerging from a flying saucer and an abstract baseball player completing ...

Language Arts
Passage A Avalanches are caused by a variety of conditions. When the temperature is cold and snow falls, the snowsticks to the ground. However, when the air temperature changes, the snow may slide away in pieces or slabs. Basically an avalanch happens when the gravity of snow ...

Reading-yes,this is the article
"Is Facebook making us lonely" Just to check my understanding on this article,I decided to write a summary.. Please check by reading this article.. Basically the author is trying to say that Facebook connects people with each other but it does not bond people together,as does ...

Reading
"Is Facebook making us lonely" Just to check my understanding on this article,I decided to write a summary.. Please check by reading this article.. Basically the author is trying to say that Facebook connects people with each other but it does not bond people together,as does ...

English PLEASE!!!
A thermostat is a device used to adjust the temperature indoors. Which of the following explanations best interprets the author's intended meaning in the bolded words in following sentence? "The Church was a thermostat that transformed the mores of society." Society needs more...

English HELP!
The Americans with Disabilities Act claims that "The continuing existence of unfair and unnecessary discrimination and prejudice denies people with disabilities the opportunity to compete on an equal basis." Why do the authors include Part 4 in this section? How is Part 4 ...

Help ? English 10
I want people to know that she was a great teacher who loved her family and her country. She had the courage to speak out and do something about the injustice. She worked hard to pass redress. When a group of people feel they have been treated unfairly by the government, the ...

Language Arts HELP
For what purpose does the author of "Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall" by Diane Ackerman oganize the essay according to cause and effect? A. She wants to describe how cold wather affects nature. B. She wants to explain the process by which the color green disappears from ...

Language Arts Help!
Why might the author have chosen to organize "Forest Fire"by Anais Non in chronological order? A. She wanted to create the same suspense for readers as she felt at the time. B. She wanted readers to understand the causes of the fire. C. She was afraid that she would leave out ...

English help needed
Why might the author have chosen to organize "Forest Fire"by Anais Non in chronological order? A. She wanted to create the same suspense for readers as she felt at the time. B. She wanted readers to understand the causes of the fire. C. She was afraid that she would leave out ...

L.A.Help!!!!!!
Why might the author have chosen to organize "Forest Fire"by Anais Non in chronological order? A. She wanted to create the same suspense for readers as she felt at the time. B. She wanted readers to understand the causes of the fire. C. She was afraid that she would leave out ...

english
Elnora unlocked the case, took out the pail, put the napkin in it, pulled the ribbon from her hair, binding it down tightly again and followed to the road. From afar she could see her mother in the doorway. She blinked her eyes, and tried to smile as she answered Wesley ...

english
3. In “The Pigman & Me,” the author creates a mood of suspense by focusing most of the action around a fight between two boys at school. a tree cut almost to its heart. Nonno Frankie’s advice to Paul. concerns about how a girl will react.

LA - 1 question
Which of the following should you do during your third read of the multi-draft reading process? identify the author's tone and viewpoint evaluate how the selection compares to another examine the type of organization used in the selection determine the author's purpose for ...

L.A.Help!!!!!!
Why does the author organize"The Seasons Curmudgeon Sees the Light,"as she does? By Mary C. Curtis A. to contrast fall weddings and song with spring weddings and song. B. to contrast reading with gardening. C. to show her feelings about spring have changed. D. to compare what ...

L.A.Help!!!!!!
For what reason does the author of "Forest Fire"by Anais Nin describe the mudslides that occur in January? A. She wants to boast about a second natural disaster she lived through. B. She wants to explain how she got to know the forest rangers. C. She wants to impress readers ...

essay edit
can someone edit this? Thanks in advance! Mcnamara's Eleven Points in light of the US's involvement with the War in Iraq The inevitable fog of misunderstanding and irrational human error within war can lead to mass killings, chaos, and inevitable failure. The U.S. and its ...

reading
Laurie swings idly on his hammock and spies the March girls walking out to a hill. There, the sisters sit working—knitting, sewing, drawing, and reading. Feeling left out, Laurie asks if he may join them. They admit him under the condition that he contribute something useful...

English
Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar I KNOW what the caged bird feels, alas! When the sun is bright on the upland slopes; When the wind stirs soft through the springing grass, And the river flows like a stream of glass; When the first bird sings and the first bud opes, And the ...

english
Both texts deal with racial discrimination. How does the structure of poem help convey this meaning in a way that the prose passage does not? A)The poem conveys meaning through imagery; the prose passage does not. B)The poem uses first person point of view; the prose passage ...

essay edit
Can someone look over this? I've been working on wordiness, sentence structure, and repetition. Tangled and its Hidden Critique of Rapunzel Peeking at the mere surface of the film Tangled (2010) directed by Nathan Greno and Brian Howard, most would presume that it is merely ...

8th grade English/Language Arts
1.)Why does the author of “Always to Remember” discuss Maya Ying Lin’s background? a.)to show that she experienced hardships b.)to appeal to Chinese-American readers c.)to show its influence on her design d.)to show her disinterest in architecture 2.) Which of the ...

literature
what does My dreams are of a field afar what is the author trying to say?

English
Which of the following best explains the difference between informative and explanatory text? a. Informative provides readers a sense of why something happens, while explanatory tells the order in which something happened. b.Informative provides a reason to support an author...

8th grade; English
Which of the following best explains the difference between informative and explanatory text? a. Informative provides readers a sense of why something happens, while explanatory tells the order in which something happened. b.Informative provides a reason to support an author...

8th grade language arts
Which of the following best explains the difference between informative and explanatory text? a. Informative provides readers a sense of why something happens, while explanatory tells the order in which something happened. b.Informative provides a reason to support an author...

History Ms. Sue
Ms. Sue can you help me to understand what author is trying to argue in this paragraph. While it is true, as Linda Colley has argued, that war contributed to the development of British identity during the eighteenth century, in this case, the experience of war and disease ...

Canadian history
I am reading this article Disease, Wilderness Warfare, and Imperial Relations: The Battle for Quebec, 1759--1760 I need to do critical analysis I believe I know what author is trying to argue but a little more clarification would be great.

Language Arts
Why does the author of "Always to Remember" discuss Maya Ying Lin's background? A. To show that she experienced hardships B. To appeal to Chinese-American readers C. To show its influence on her design D. To show her disintrest in architecture Is the answer C? Thanks

L/A
Which of the following should you do during your third read of the multi-draft reading process? A: Identify the author's tone and viewpoint B: Evaluate how the selection compares to another C: Examine the type of organization used in the selection D: Determine the author's ...

English
I hope someone knows how to write a gerrc paragraph.. Anyways I need help for the reference part. Hence the word R, how do i show my point? I can explain the quote but I don't know the point. The general statement is, the author used a variety of humor to point the nature of ...

English
1. Why would an author use other words like adolescent, teen, or young people just to describe minor? 2. How do you correctly punctuate sentences containing documented evidence? 3. From this thesis statement , what topic can you form out of it: Some people may believe these ...

Drug Law
The author argues that illegal use of____ highlighted the presence of racial discrimination in the criminal justice system. 1)crack & powder cocaine 2)pot & meth 3)crack & pot 4)pot & heroin

Language Arts
Why does the author of"Making Tracks on Matt's"sometimes use the pronouns we and us when he is writing about the rovers? A. He and the rovers are on the same spacecraft. B. There are hundreds of people involved in the mission. C. He and his team identify strongly with the ...

Language Arts
While"We the people"and"Making Tracks on Mars are both nonfictional literature about specific topics, the author of"We the People"uses explanatory style, not informative. This sentence is an example of what kind of organizational pattern? A. chronological order B. comparison ...

Language Arts
Which of the following should you do during your third read of the multi-draft reading process? a.identify the author's tone and viewpoint b.evaluate how the selection compares to another c. examine the type of organization used in the selection d. determine the author's ...

L.A. HELP
Which of the following should you do during your third read of the multi-draft reading process? a.identify the author's tone and viewpoint b.evaluate how the selection compares to another c. examine the type of organization used in the selection d. determine the author's ...

Language Arts
Based in the passage, why did the author write " The perfect house?" A. To show that women should be housewives and that Gabe was foolish. B. To show that Gabe was a strong woman and men were not equal to her. C. To show that women are more than house workers and Gabe was ...

Language Arts
Why does the author include the quote from Frances Gabe in paragraph 4? A. To avoid plagiarism B. To make Gabe seem unusual C. To emphasize a point previously made D. To share how much Gabe liked housework Is the answer C?

Language Arts
Which of the following should you do during your third read of the multi-draft reading process? A. Identify the authors tone and viewpoint. B. Evaluate how the selection compares to another. C. Examine the type of organization used in the selection. D. Determine the author's ...

E.L.A. PLEASE CHECK!
The main purpose of the rising action in a short story is to A- give background information about the characters. B- describe the highest action, or turning point, of the story. C- build interest and suspense. D- answer the reader's questions. My choice is C. In "The Glass of ...

english
what three jobs besides author did david keys have.

English
Question about the short story the Wager by Anton Chekhov: The climax comes at the end of the middle section of the story after which the author "ties up loose ends" by telling the reader what happened to each major character. True or False I am really confused about this ...

English
I can't find on the web how to quote an article from the New York Times that appeared on the web--the catch is it has a column name This is the info: Title: Is College Worth It? Clearly New Data Say Author: David Leonhardt Column Name: The Upshot Publication date: May 27, 2014...

English
is it C??? The author writes that the nobles had "resumed their ancient license in its utmost extent." This means that the nobles had sought to __________. unite with nobles from other nations pay homage and give respect to the king despite his absence strengthen their ...

english
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

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...

language arts
. In "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh," the author sets this story before instead of during a battle

Language Arts
Why does the author of "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh" say it is a "solemn night for a boy just turned fourteen"? A. The wind is full of whispers B. The army is cramped near a church C. The boy will be in his first battle soon D. The boy does not like sleeping in a field. Is the ...

english
These questions are from The cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe 1. Is there really a cask of amontillado? how do you know? 2. Montresor seems to try to discourage Fortunato from coming along with him to the catacombs. Why does Montresor urge Fortunato to go back? 3. What ...

PLEASE CHECK ASAP
Thanks for checking 1.D 2.C 3.B 4.C 5.C 1.According to "Michael Faraday's World," which intrigued Michael Faraday? A.automobiles B.airplanes C.photography D.batteries 2.How are the operating room in the Williams story and the atom-splitting lab in the Fermi story alike? A.They...

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. They say there's a doctor in ...

PLEASE CHECK ASAP!
Thanks for checking 1.D 2.C 3.B 4.C 5.C 1.According to "Michael Faraday's World," which intrigued Michael Faraday? A.automobiles B.airplanes C.photography D.batteries 2.How are the operating room in the Williams story and the atom-splitting lab in the Fermi story alike? A.They...

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 ...

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- the river changes ...

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 judgement. B: Success as...

english
are the following word common nouns book, paper, author, Hemingway, manuscript

LA
1. When considering the authority of a Web site, look for all of the following EXCEPT the (1 point) intended audience of the Web site.*** the credentials of the author or organization to publish materials on the topic. contact information for the author or organization. the ...

Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, and Verbs
Which of the following represents a list of common nouns? A. cup, plate, Tupperware, Rubbermaid, party B. child, adult, nurse, doctor, County Hospital C. book, paper, author, Hemingway, manuscript D. spoon, fork, knife, park, picnic

English 10
What poetic devices were used in the poem "What Was Told, That"? What did these poetic devices do for this poem? Did these devices help create imagery or communicate the author’s feelings? Please and thank you!

eng composition
while researching a topic, online or in print anyofthe following may be an indicator of reliability except for which one? A. The author or authors are experts in a particular field. B. The author's topic is similar to your selected topic. C. The author evaluates both sides of ...

Literature
American literature homework question: To Kill a Mockingbird? Can someone help me understand the following question, please?: Of all the ways an author has of telling us about a character, how do we learn about the characters in To Kill a Mockingbird? -I want to say it's ...

art
For this assignment, you will be required to complete a critical essay about 3 different works of art from the same period and style. Selected works of art must be chosen from the 1600s to the present (Baroque period through the Postmodern period). The goals of a critical ...

eng 130
Which statement is most likely to be supported by objective data? A. In infancy the color blue iz associated with boy 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 assumption are either ...

english
1. Which of the following sources is least likely to have been edited for accuracy? (1 point) a city newspaper a personal Web site an encyclopedia article a published book 2. Which of the following is NOT true about bias? (1 point) Using both biased and non-biased resources in...

english
1. All of the following define the theme of a story EXCEPT (1 point) the central idea of a work the underlying message in literature the methods of characterization employed by the writer the lesson, or moral, of the story which can be inferred by readers 2. Which of the ...

english
1. "Similarly", "on the other hand", and "however" are signals that the author of a source is using which of the following text structures? (1 point) sequencing comparison and contrast cause and effect problem and solution check my work my answer is C

English
Discuss, in “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” Edwards’ description of God’s wrath and Edwards’ use of the metaphors of storm and thunder, flood and fire. CAN SOMEONE CHECK MY ANSWER TO SEE IF I ANSWER THE QUESTION RIGHT PLEASE The representations in the story ...

statistics
A student of the author surveyed her friends and found that among 20 males, 4 smoke and among 30 female friends, 6 smoke. Give two reasons why these results should not be used for a hypothesis test of the claim that the proportions of male smokers and female smokers are equal...

English/ Help
Choose the sentence that does not include a usage error. A) Because the student did not see any author information on the website, he incorrectly implied that he did not need to credit the source in his assignment. B) Because the student did not see any author information on ...

English/ Help
Choose the sentence that does not include a usage error. A) In his article, the author implies that plagiarism is more prevalent among today’s generation of college students than it was among previous generations. B) In his article, the author infers that plagiarism is more ...

English
When there are thousands of written materials floating in cyberspace' what is the most important criterion to consider when choosing sources of information for your research paper? A. Relevant B. Current C. Famous author D. Impressive web site

reading
benign,blase,comprise,condescend,facade,​glib,haughty,libel,pseudonym,and redundant Believing he was better than everyone else at the supermarket, Dan was so______(haughty) that he would rarely_____(condescend)to speak to the other cashier. One author was accused of___(...

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