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com/156
Read the essay and write a paragraph of at least 200 words in which you discuss how effectively the author persuaded you.
Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 6:09pm

Com 155
I would appreciate if someone could look at the assignment I have to complete. I have included the rules I am to follow and the paragraph that I have written • Read two of the five paragraphs on the second page of this appendix. Write a brief paragraph of about 150 words ...
Friday, April 22, 2011 at 4:33pm

com-155
Students are often confused about the use of the words good and well in their writing. Write a 100-word passage to Susan Anker, the author of the course’s textbook, in which you describe five details from her book that are good and five details about the book that are ...
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 10:08pm

Com/155
Read the summary paragraph on the bottom of p. 37. Identify the author’s goal in writing the paragraph. How effectively do you think the author met that goal? The paragraph is below. Hockenbury and Hockenbury tell us that daily hassles often cause more stress than major ...
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 7:05pm

english 2
i need to write an essay on TO KILL MOCKINGBIRD, and the topic is; "Discuss three themes of the novel. in addition to the more obvious themes of prejudice and injustice that teh author develops, other possible themes include: growing up, superstition, courage, religion, ...
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 5:50pm

Essay evaluation
Please grade my GMAT essay on 6 The author of the statement believes that the century old practice of using money in its physical form should be replaced by electronic accounts of credits and debits. Some people may argue that this practice is elitist and people of the lower ...
Monday, April 18, 2011 at 2:40am

English Quick?
When writing a paper and you say in the book "Ann Frank" the author uses...... Is the title of the book italized or is italized and in quotes?
Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 11:23pm

GMAT Essay- Analysis of issue
Please grade my essay on 6 Topic “Parents should not shoulder the full burden of their children’s college tuition. If university students are required to pay for at least a portion of their education, they will take their studies more seriously and, ultimately, ...
Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 4:29am

Essay conclusion
I am trying to write a conclusion for my essay about connecting my author's life to her books. Can anyone give me some tips on how to write a conclusion without simply restating what I said in the introduction? Thank you!
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 8:14pm

psychology, english
how do you cite in APA style when there's more than one author is this correct (Smith, Young, 2002)?
Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 3:08pm

English
Select the letter of the choice that correctly identifies the underlined word. The author frequently used co-ordinate clauses to express contrast. (co-ordinate is underlined) A. the prefix should be followed by a hyphen. B. the prefix should not be followed by a hyphen. C. the...
Friday, April 8, 2011 at 9:02pm

poetry
What is the author, Andrei Codrescu, trying to saying in "A Leafy Angel?"
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 6:50pm

english
What opinion might they have of the author? What could you as a writer do to prevent this problem?
Monday, March 28, 2011 at 6:56pm

social studies
"WITHOUT OUR TWO GREAT POLITICAL PARTIES CUTTING ACROSS ECONOMIC AND GEOGRAPHIC INTEREST, DEMOCRACY AS WE KNOW IT COULD NEVER HAVE BEEN MADE TO FUNCTION" THE AUTHOR OF THIS STATEMENT PROBABLY MEANT TO SUGGEST THAT? A.AN IMPORTANT FEATURE OF THE U.S. POLITICAL SYSTEM ...
Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 4:18pm

Landuage Arts
Can you give me a 40 minute lesson plan on themes, patterns and symbols found in literature from different era and cultures? The students need to apply knowledge of connotation and denotation to determine the meaning of words. Also to identify an author's argument or ...
Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 1:41am

English
Does this question make sense: What is the author portraying in this chapter? or What are the emotions being portrayed in this chapter?
Monday, March 14, 2011 at 11:42pm

BOOKS.. english
Explain how John Hersey blended characteristics of fiction and nonfiction in Hiroshima. How does this combination of genres help Hersey convey his feelings about the atomic attack on Hiroshima? Write a short essay that explains your answer. Support your ideas with details from...
Friday, March 11, 2011 at 3:39pm

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. I hope you can have a look at them, too. 1) 1984 can be considered an anti-utopian novel, which shows Orwell's sympathy for all the people who were murdered and exhiliated in totalitarian dictatorships (?) in the first half of ...
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 10:16am

English
Could you please check the correction of your first sentence? I included a few more sentences on Stevenson's novel. Could you please have a look at them? Thank you. 1 a) 1984 can be considered as anti-utopian novel. 1)The single dominant theme in Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is ...
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 8:24am

PHI103:Informal Logic
1. <11{1[1(19)19]}> All sages provide both wisdom and inspiration. Since Dasha’s speech contained wisdom and greatly inspired her audience, Dasha is a sage. Which one of the following points out the flaw in the argument above? (Points : 1) Just because Dasha is a ...
Monday, March 7, 2011 at 5:31pm

software
<?xml version="1.1"?> <reference> <author/>Compton, R.</author> <year>2010</year> <articletitle>SOA explained</articletitle> <journaltitle>Retail Management</journaltitle> <issue>vol. 14 no. 6, June<...
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 2:26pm

English
Are news article summaries written in past or present tense? For Example: "The Author describes how the 4 year old boy works at construction sites" OR "The Author described how the 4 year old worked at construction sites" Thank you
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 1:57pm

english
Why individuals can be denied credit for a number of reasons. Instructor want to include a discussion of sentence variety and the rhythm of the author's writing. need to underline main topics
Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 8:05pm

english
Include a discussion of sentence variety and the rhythm of the author's writing. underline the topic sentence. Question : why individuals can be denied credit for a number of reasons.
Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 1:02pm

history
what does the author of "the real story of jamestown" argue is the most tremendous change in the world next to the extinction of the dinosaurs?
Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 8:27pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
can you please tell me if these are right and if not could you please help? Like autobiographies, diaries are usually written in the privacy of one’s room. in the decades after one has important experiences. in the second-person point of view. -in the first-person point ...
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 1:32pm

Psychology
Issue Analysis After reading the selected critical issue, use the following questions to analyze the issue. The work count for individual questions may vary but your responses should total 1,200- to 1,400-words for the entire worksheet. 1. What are some of the strengths ...
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 7:17pm

english
was given an assignment to write a paragraph essay about the short story"'the sniper''. And Ialready started and i want you to check my work if am on the right track.I started by writing my general statement. iNTHE SHORT STORY ''tHE SNIPER'' ...
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 7:02pm

english
was given an assignment to write a paragraph essay about the short story"'the sniper''. And Ialready started and i want you to check my work if am on the right track.I started by writing my general statement. iNTHE SHORT STORY ''tHE SNIPER'' ...
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 5:54pm

A U
1. Question : <21{1[1(01)01]}> Since Jessica’s participation in local politics increased significantly after she joined her school’s political science club, it is clear that her involvement in that club led her to take an interest in politics. The argument ...
Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 10:04pm

Com155Wk8
Read the second paragraph of the synthesis passage. It may be found on pp. 38 & 39. Using your reading for the week and this paragraph in particular, answer the following questions. What is the key objective when writing a paragraph on synthesis? Do you feel the author was ...
Friday, February 11, 2011 at 1:44am

computer science
The following is a possible XML description of a reference. From the options listed below choose the most appropriate statement about the accuracy of the use of XML in the description. <?xml version="1.1"?> <reference> <author/>Compton, R.</...
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 12:12pm

averbs/ ajectives
Students are often confused about the use of the words good and well in their writing. Write a 100-word passage to Susan Anker, the author of the course’s textbook, in which you describe five details from her book that are good and five details about the book that are ...
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 5:12pm

English
All book reviews are written in: a. past tense b. present tense c. future tense d. whatever tense the writer chooses to use. I think it's B. The purpose of a book review is to: a. provide a plot summary b. provide information about the author c. give an opinion about the ...
Monday, February 7, 2011 at 4:31pm

English
On a works cited page for a book with 7 different authors.... do you use and between the 6th and 7th author....or just list? Thanks
Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 3:45pm

phi103
<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
Friday, January 28, 2011 at 3:01pm

Com 220
How does the author of “A Nation Apart” organize information to build his argument? He organizes the information by first presenting problems of China's economic issues. He then goes on to show you some statistics from his sources and quotes the leaders that play...
Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 11:17am

Reading APE
How does the author's attitude toward her name change over the course of "Newcomers in a Troubled Land"? Support your answer with evidence from the selection.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 9:28pm

Literature
what is the author's purpose in "The Sniper?
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 7:36pm

comm 155
• Read two of the five paragraphs on the second page of this appendix. Write a brief paragraph of about 150 words in which you do the following: o Identify which paragraph was more effective and analyze why this is so. o Include a discussion of sentence variety and the ...
Monday, January 24, 2011 at 11:39pm

ENGLISH
WHY DO AUTHORS USE COMPLEX SENTENCES THEIR WRITING. How DOES THEY help emphasize and explain the author’s point?
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 11:12pm

com155
Students are often confused about the use of the words good and well in their writing. Write a 100-word passage to Susan Anker, the author of the course’s textbook, in which you describe five details from her book that are good and five details about the book that are ...
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 8:34pm

COM155
Students are often confused about the use of the words good and well in their writing. Write a 100-word passage to Susan Anker, the author of the course’s textbook, in which you describe five details from her book that are good and five details about the book that are ...
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 7:05am

ENGLISH !
George Bernard Shaw's plays illustrate their author's dedication to which cause? A.Socialism b.Capitalism C.Anarchism D.Fascism
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 10:07am

writing
Write a 100-word passage to Susan Anker, the author of the course’s textbook, in which you describe five details from her book that are good and five details about the book that are written well.
Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 9:01pm

algebra
from our text book "Bittenger, M. L. & Beecher, J. A. (2007). Introductory and intermediate algebra (3rd ed.). Boston: Pearson-Addison Wesley" can someone please help me with "Review examples 2, 3, and 4 in section 8.4 of the text. •How does the author ...
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 8:29pm

com 170
write a brief paragraph about which paragraph was more effective and analyze why this is so from chapter 32 real essays with readings appendix g include a discussion of sentence variety and rythem of the author's writing
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 12:22pm

com 170
write a brief paragraph about which paragraph was more effective and analyze why this is so from chapter 32 real essays with readings appendix g include a discussion of sentence variety and rythem of the author's writing
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 1:36am

grammar
3. This author wrote (the stories) at age nineteen. (it) 10. She wrote stories about (her experiences). (it) is 3 them and 10 is it also them
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 10:46pm

English
need help on the book night. 11. How does Moishe the Beadle’s experience in the Galician forest change him? Your response should be at least one paragraph long. (2 points) 12. What is the irony of Elie’s and his neighbors' joy in leaving the hot ghetto? Your ...
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 12:06am

English
11. How does Moishe the Beadle’s experience in the Galician forest change him? Your response should be at least one paragraph long. (2 points) 12. What is the irony of Elie’s and his neighbors' joy in leaving the hot ghetto? Your response should be at least one ...
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 12:04am

English
Alright I'm writing an MLA Essay about Through The Looking-Glass, a sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol. I'm basically writing about how it is indeed a sequel to the first book and comparing the two. I'm not sure how to start it and if i ...
Monday, December 13, 2010 at 9:25pm

soc 120
1. The average height of members of the high scho etball team is six feet, three inches. Jerry is on the high school basketball team, so Jerry must be taller than six feet. The argument above is flawed because it confuses (Points : 1) Jerry with other members of the team the ...
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 1:48am

English
o Identify which paragraph was more effective and analyze why this is so. o Include a discussion of sentence variety and the rhythm of the author’s writing. o Focus on the writing rather than the opinions presented. o Underline your topic sentence. Did I do everything ...
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 3:33pm

English
· Read two of the five paragraphs on the second page of this appendix. Write a brief paragraph of about 150 words in which you do the following: · o Identify which paragraph was more effective and analyze why this is so. o Include a discussion of sentence variety...
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 8:59pm

Informal Logic
Sometimes people get caught in a “downward spiral,” a case in which something leads to a result which in turn leads to more of the original thing, bringing on more of the result. As the process continues, the result continually gets worse and worse. An example is ...
Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 3:11pm

English 12 U
Please ignore my previous post, I accidentally posted my rough draft Okay for English 12 U, I'm doing a literary essay for Life of Pi, by Yann Martel. The topic of my essay is Martel (author's) depiction of setting in Canada and India. (Role of setting) I'd like ...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 7:48pm

BPC110
Hello, I am trying to use APA format. I did some short answers and found answers in my text book, and there are 3 authors. I am just very confused if I do in cite notation, put the citation at the very bottom of each question I answered, or what. If someone could help me I ...
Friday, November 26, 2010 at 4:31pm

Literature/short story,2
An author's purposein using rhetoric is to?
Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 12:52pm

UNIVERSITY COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION I (AXIA)
Students are often confused about the use of the words good and well in their writing. Write a 100-word passage to Susan Anker, the author of the course’s textbook, in which you describe five details from her book that are good and five details about the book that are ...
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 4:20pm

cmo155
Students are often confused about the use of the words good and well in their writing. Write a 100-word passage to Susan Anker, the author of the course’s textbook, in which you describe five details from her book that are good and five details about the book that are ...
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 8:03am

US History
11. Although settlers valued democracy, they often a. rejected controls over government b. elected weak legislatures c. disregarded the rights of minorities d. failed to vote Not sure... 12. Jack Kerouac, the author of On The Road, was the a. pediatrician who urged mothers to ...
Friday, November 12, 2010 at 6:01pm

college
A lot of people don't have wills. Everyone needs a will, but not all people have one. Wills are important because they explain who gets your stuff after you. You don't want your things going to someone you don't want them to go to. My Aunt Martha went to a lawyer ...
Friday, November 12, 2010 at 1:06am

literary
What is the literary term which means, "the point where the author catches our attention?"
Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 10:02pm

Englis
Please give feedback on the following essay which is supposed to say if I agree or disagree that the pure in heart need no lawyers... Brandi Lubrano Torti English Period 2 2 November 2010 The Pure in Heart In Act III of the Crucible, Danforth states, “the Pure in heart ...
Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 9:33pm

Literature
Can anyone point me in the right direction? I need to know which play made the line Drama Kings and Queens unite!. I have tried using several search engines with no avail. Just a hint at the author would be good.
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 7:04pm

English
how do i cite a quote from the internet said by an author on a works cited page?
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 2:55pm

English
how do i cite a quote from the internet said by an author on a works cited page?
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 1:14pm

com156
The Dark Knight was the most popular film of 2008. [Stating it was the most popular film of 2008 is a big statement that needs supporting documentation. Also be sure to indent the first line of each paragraph] Unlike most popular summer movies it was also considered to be a ...
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 10:46am

english
The Dark Knight was the most popular film of 2008. [Stating it was the most popular film of 2008 is a big statement that needs supporting documentation. Also be sure to indent the first line of each paragraph] Unlike most popular summer movies it was also considered to be a ...
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 2:15am

adult education
Write two paragraphs explaining the changes that you would make to revise the paper. The minimum word count for these two paragraphs is 400 words.The Dark Knight was the most popular film of 2008. [Stating it was the most popular film of 2008 is a big statement that needs ...
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 2:13am

english
"The author successfully translates her experience in Darfur into terrifyingly realistic scenes." authenticity?
Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 11:12am

English
For my essay I have to write about a character in Middlemarch by George Eliot and explain how the character is brought to life. How does she (the author) introduce, develop, and represent the character? I'm thinking about writing about Dorothea or Causabon, but I have no ...
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 9:56pm

English
For my essay I have to write about a character in Middlemarch by George Eliot and explain how the character is brought to life. How does she (the author) introduce, develop, and represent the character? I'm thinking about writing about Dorothea or Causabon, but I have no ...
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 8:19pm

logic
Sometimes people get caught in a “downward spiral,” a case in which something leads to a result which in turn leads to more of the original thing, bringing on more of the result. As the process continues, the result continually gets worse and worse. An example is ...
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 3:56pm

com 155
Students are often confused about the use of the words good and well in their writing. Write a 150 to 300-word passage to Susan Anker, the author of the course’s textbook, in which you describe five details from her book that are good and five details about the book that ...
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 4:37pm

L.A
I'm trying to find the theme of the book I'm reading, but I don't really know what exactly is a theme, could anyone give me an idea of what a "theme" of a story is? -Is the theme = What is the author trying to teach us? Or is it the central message of the...
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 10:09pm

English Literature
I'm having trouble understanding how I am supposed to identify the theme of creating art. Should I be looking at the environment the author is trying to create or should I be looking in a different direction?
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 8:20pm

english
It is not what an author says, but what he or she whispers that is important, what does it mean? what are some short story is connect to this quote that can write a critical lens essay
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 6:58pm

LUZ
READ the paragraphs and answer the questions. She feels her skates leave the ice. She spins through the air and lands with a glide. The crowd goes wild! After Connie leaves the ice, she looks up at the scoreboard and smileS. Her coach runs to hug her. 1. WHAT HAS CONNIE JUST ...
Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 5:01pm

English
Why is it important for author's to use imagery in literature?
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 8:20pm

Critical Reading
It is true that every author has some bias? I would say true, but then I am not sure if this means in general or if you are able to tell in there writing true or false
Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 4:41pm

Critical Reading
As a critical reader, before you begin an evaluation you should be able to a)highlight and underline interesting facts. b) outline the content. c)locate the author's conclusion
Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 4:34pm

English Ms. Sue
I would like to know how I could write this in my own words. I wondering if you could help me out because I don't know what to put. Thank you and enjoy the rest of your weekend. Style is known for being the literary element that makes language memorable. Style is basically...
Saturday, October 9, 2010 at 7:09pm

gammar
• Read two of the five paragraphs on the second page of this appendix. Write a brief paragraph of about 150 words in which you do the following: o Identify which paragraph was more effective and analyze why this is so. o Include a discussion of sentence variety and the ...
Sunday, October 3, 2010 at 9:18pm

English
Please read this 4 me . "Sir Gawain and Green Knight" is an interesting poem. This poem has real mythic and symbolic power. It is an Arthurian story about the noble knight Gawain and the mysterious green knight. The unknown author of this poem introduce us Gawain as ...
Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 9:02pm

English please help.
please read my paper for me .Please.please. Sir Gawain and Green Knight is an interesting poem. It has real mythic and symbolic power. It's an Arthurian story about the noble knight Gawain and the mysterious green knight. In this poem, Sir Gawain is full of inconsistencies...
Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 4:14pm

English
How do you fix this pronoun agreement. The first theme that the author demonstrates is to not let people with a disability feel abnormal, but for them to use the abilities that they have to help them build their self-confidence.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 10:01am

Underline the topic sentence in the paragraph.
Paragraph one is an analysis because the writer breaks down the points of piece of writing and considers how they relate to each other. Paragraph two is a summary because a summary is a description of the essence of the topic and this paragraph does contain the overall summary...
Monday, September 27, 2010 at 9:38pm

com 155
Write a 100-word passage to Susan Anker, the author of the course’s textbook, in which you describe five details from her book that are good and five details about the book that are written well.
Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 10:48pm

com/155
include a discussion of sentence variety and the rhythm of the author's writing about Individuals can be denied credit for a number of reasons.
Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 3:44pm

psy
)]}> Many are concerned that playing violent games may lead to violent behavior. However, statistics show that violent behavior in children has declined significantly at the same time that video game sales have skyrocketed. It is therefore clear that there is no ...
Saturday, September 25, 2010 at 4:20pm

English 2
'In "It Can't Be Helped", the author describes how racial prejudice affected her early life. Identify the key event in the selection, then explain how the author responded to the event at the time it happened and how she viewed the same even later in life.&#...
Friday, September 24, 2010 at 5:00pm

Critical Reading
If someone could please point me in the right direction on these questions? Please. And thanks in advance! 1.One of the reasons a critical reader would not reject the logic and validity of an argument is when the writer has extensive use of connotation. True or False? I ...
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 9:26am

english
How is "The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World" an example of the author using social realism?
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 9:02pm

English
Why is it important to discuss the author of a book and the background of the author to students?
Sunday, September 19, 2010 at 5:41pm

philosphy
Cathy owes six overdue movies to her local video store. Since each of Cathy’s overdue videos is a comedy, only comedies are currently overdue at Cathy’s local video store. Which one of the following premises, if added to the statements above, would allow the ...
Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 11:09am

PHI103: Informal Logic
1. <21{7[1(07)]}> Cathy owes six overdue movies to her local video store. Since each of Cathy’s overdue videos is a comedy, only comedies are currently overdue at Cathy’s local video store. Which one of the following premises, if added to the statements above, ...
Friday, September 17, 2010 at 7:01pm

english
Ashlee, author of "Flask", is a compassionate and caring nurse. Do i need "the" infront of "author" and "article" before or after "Flask"
Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 9:18pm

english
Using the chicago style manuel, how would you cite this in in-text citation. Smith doesn’t disagree. (In fact, he claims he figured this out himself!) Citation: Smith, 2008, p. 15 There needs to be a citation after the word disagree and at the end after the parenthesis. ...
Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 6:52pm

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