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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

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 well written. Where can I find Susan Anker's books
Friday, September 10, 2010 at 3:19pm

English
True or False. The first-person narrator may slant the presentation of events. -True Is the narrator always the voice of the author? -No, because the narrator could be anyone. Am I right?
Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 5:46pm

English
How would you write this as a topic sentence so it sounds like a theme for a book. The author is great at making someone who has a handicap or disability not feel so abnormal but a benefit to society.
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 7:55pm

English
I'm having an hard time coming up with an thesis statement for this question? What is the significance of the play title Trifles?How does it relate to the author's overall theme? can you help me
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 5:12pm

com155
can someone please review my answers to the questions below and let me know if they seem correct? Review the four paragraphs below. There is one paragraph matching each of the following types: summary, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Once you have read each paragraph, ...
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 10:13am

English
I had to rewrite sentences so that there were no longer fragments are they correct? 1. The idea of a credit card first appeared in 1887, according to Lawrence M. Ausbel, author of “Credit Cards,” in the McGraw- Hill Encyclopedia of Economics. 2. Originally an ...
Sunday, September 5, 2010 at 6:27pm

APA Citations
Can someone show me an example of and APA Format citation from an internet source when no author name is given.
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 9:57pm

COM155
Can someone help me with reasons why an author might write a summary?
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 12:55pm

literary
Do you think that certain literature should be taught and/or anthologized because it is written by a woman or underrepresented ethnic group, even if it is at the expense of a "more inspiring" author? Do you think you would feel the same way if you were a different ...
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 9:24pm

LIT 210
Which author do you think most effectively utilized dramatic literary devices and conventions—Sophocles or Lorraine Hansberry? Explain your answer.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 3:53pm

english
A good writer makes events in a story occur plausibly. The action should be consistent with the characters; if the author forces them into uncharacteristic behavior in order to advance the plot, the story will seem artificial. In "Thank You, M'am, " by Langston ...
Friday, August 6, 2010 at 5:48pm

Eng comp
I need help in formating into APA style Journal article Author: Faith, Rebecca Article Title: Poverty, A History Of Journal Title: Journal of Rural Studies Year: 1996 Volume: 12 Issue: 2 Pgs: 212-214 ISSN: 0743-0167 Book Authors: Brian Friedmann, Rebecca Coy, and Lilian Wilson...
Thursday, August 5, 2010 at 7:39pm

Health
A person with the credentials of R.D. would make a credible author for an article providing nutrition information. A. True B. False
Thursday, August 5, 2010 at 12:22pm

Health
When an author is affiliated with the public sector, the reliability of the information increases. A. True B. False A: True
Thursday, August 5, 2010 at 12:21pm

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, July 27, 2010 at 9:34pm

English
correct the following tenese please soemone help me as soon as possible plz plz Concentration does not mean (1) think only one idea. Concentration means holding a central issue in mind while you (2)except or reject ideas that are related to that issue. In the words of F. Scott...
Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 10:46pm

child care
childrens book for age Provide the titles, authors, publishers, and copyright dates of five children’s books (appropriate for the age group with which you would like to work) that support development of gender identity by portraying males and females in diverse roles. ...
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 3:46pm

HELP ENGLISH LIT.
what type of context clue is being used when a author helps explain a difficult word by describing the setting or scene? Contrast example comparrison expirence
Sunday, July 18, 2010 at 5:08pm

english
Can you please tell me when following the APA citation format what do you put if there is not an author shown? I thought from another class we wrote Unknown, but my current teacher wrote not to do that.Can I not use that reference then?
Saturday, July 10, 2010 at 12:16am

English
Which of the following is the bst example of a citation reference for a work by one author? a. Marks 1999 B. (Marks, Bill.1999) c. (Marks-1999) d. Marks et.al. 1999 e. none of the above I know that C and D are wrong I think A is wrong as it has no punctuation. for B, I think ...
Friday, July 9, 2010 at 12:54am

English
To assure the Writing Process is complete, the author must A. revise B. project C. compile I would say it's A, right? Thanks for checking.
Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 2:16pm

writing
1. Identify the thesis statement in the article “Essay: The Communication Collapse.” State specifically where the author placed his thesis statement. 2. Identify the arguments the author made to support his position. 3. Which argument was the most persuasive? Why? 4...
Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 11:14am

Literature HELP!!
Effectively interpreting symbols in a poem requires _____. A. a degree in English B. knowledge about the time period and author as well as evidence from the poem C. Internet research to see what other people have said about the poem D.rhythm and meter to make the symbols lyrical
Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 7:28pm

English
An author's viewpoint is shown as much by what is left out of a story as by what is included. Which of these details is not included in Breaking Through? a how he earned his scholarships b none of these choices are correct c how his family was able to support themselves ...
Saturday, July 3, 2010 at 12:12am

english
How does the author of the article "A NAtion Apart" organize information to build his argument does he include any counterarguments?
Friday, July 2, 2010 at 3:25pm

English
In the poem Warren Pryor, what does the author pick this certain pattern or rhythm for the poem?
Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 1:34am

English
Question: When an animated cartoon was made of Animal Farm, it was given a happy ending. Animals everywhere hear that Napoleon has betrayed the cause of animalism. They join in a second revolution and succeed in overthrowing him. This leads to the establishment of the original...
Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 4:02pm

English
Question: Much of the writing in Animal Farm uses verbal irony or situational irony to make a point. List three examples of verbal or situational irony and then state what is really meant in the passage or what actually happens in the plot. Answer: Animal Farm is a novel full ...
Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 3:12pm

critical thinking crt 205
Choose from the following three topics from the Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Note that there is one article in support and one in opposition listed for each topic. Immigration: Immigration Should Be Restricted. Paul Craig Roberts. Opposing Viewpoints: Race Relations. ...
Monday, June 21, 2010 at 2:47am

HSM210 Human Services in the United States
I am not sure that I am grasping the concept of this assignment.. Could someone please read through my answers and let me know what you think? Thanks so much! (my answers are the letter or letters in front of the #'s) CRITICAL THINKING ACTIVITIES #1 Recognizing Deceptive ...
Friday, June 4, 2010 at 3:46am

reading
the story the dog pompeii the author uses much of the story to describe the wealth and beauty of Pompeii. the story ends with scientists amazed at finding an ordinary dog with a raisin cake. How do these two different story elements relate to the theme?
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 4:16pm

reading
in the story the dog of Pompeii. The questions says the author muses that tito becomes a famous friend to and healer of animals. How is that idea an extension of the storys theme?
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 4:13pm

COM 220
The news from China in recent weeks has been dire. Violent strikes and protests are reported almost daily. Millions of workers are out of jobs. Economic indicators presage more gloom, with electricity production for industry falling 4% in October, the first time it has ...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 10:54am

English: Plagiarism, Clichés
Is a Cliché phrase considered Plagiarism? (the author is dead more than 390 years ago.) Is it okay to use it in a writing piece or poem? Should/will it be penalized or will you be given punishment if only used in 8th grade? Thanks
Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 12:23pm

crt 205
I am doing my final on catholic church response to child sexual abuse is inadequate. my question is I am having trouble finding out what is bias, identify any rhetorical devices, moral reasoning, identify the premises and the argument made my the author.
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 12:24pm

English/Music
What lyrics would you reference to indicate author Simon & Garfinkel's bias in the song the sounds of silence
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 10:35pm

Algebra
Tara’s website, Garden Edibles, specializes in the sale of herbs and flowers for colorful meals and garnishes. Tara sells packets of nasturtium seeds for $0.95 each and packets of Johnny-jumpup seeds for $1.43 each. She decides to offer a 16-packet spring-garden ...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 9:04pm

algebra
Review examples 2, 3, and 4 in section 8.4 of the text. How does the author determine what the first equation should be? What about the second equation? How are these examples similar? How are they different? Find a problem in the text that is similar to examples 2, 3, and 4. ...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 4:31pm

philosophy
What fallacies, if any, are present in the following passage? Can you please give reasons for your answer, that is, if you say that a fallacy has been committed, then show where the fallacy occurred, and explain why you think it is a fallacy? Background: In this passage, ...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 12:38pm

english
I'm writing an essay and my textbook doesnt have an author, so I how would i write a direct quote from the book. The book is called Pearson Custom Business Resources, so Im thinking i would just put Pearson and the page number at the end of the quote
Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 4:34pm

Chicago Manual (CM) and Council of Science Editors
Question 1 5 points Save Which of the following fields uses Chicago Manual of Style (CM) documentation? psychology history education biology Question 2 What information goes in the parentheses when using CM style numbered notes? the publishing information the article title the...
Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 3:31pm

Finding and evaluating sources
Question 15 Now that you have a list of citations and their accompanying bibliographic information, what question is not relevant when evaluating the source's audience? Can you tell who the author's intended audience is? Can you determine if the audience is suited to ...
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 9:09pm

Using souces and avoiding plagirism
12.Which of the following is incorrect? use quotations that illustrate the author’s own viewpoint introduce quotations with words that signal the relationship of the quotation with the rest of your discussion use quotations frequently use quotations as evidence or as ...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 1:52pm

Using souces and avoiding plagirism
Question 4 What is a summary? a brief restatement using your own words an extended restatement that includes in-depth analysis a brief restatement using quotations an exact quotation of the main idea Question 5 Which of the following is not a characteristic of a summary? ...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 1:42pm

Finding and evaluating sources
Question 15 Now that you have a list of citations and their accompanying bibliographic information, what question is not relevant when evaluating the source's audience? Can you tell who the author's intended audience is? Can you determine if the audience is suited to ...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 1:23pm

Finding and evaluating sources
Now that you have a list of citations and their accompanying bibliographic information, what question is not relevant when evaluating the author of a source? How reputable is the author? Who considers the author an expert? Is this the last book the author has published in this...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 1:16pm

Spanish
Please see if the translation is correct, or if there are better ways of saying certain phrases, especially toward the latter of the paragraph. Please look for grammatical errors. Spanish author Ana Maria Matute was born on July 26, 1926. She was one of the strongest voices ...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 12:29am

COM 220
In "A Nation Apart" what is the thesis statement in the article? what strategies does the author use to formulate his argument? and what makes the argument viable and compelling?
Monday, April 26, 2010 at 10:54pm

To Writeacher
Writeacher I am having difficulties taking out the you, ours, we in the fourth paragraph. I am having difficulties rephrasing. It doesn't seem to make sense when I do. English is not my first language, maybe that's why. Here it is. I tried to change some parts of; only...
Sunday, April 25, 2010 at 11:47pm

English
Which of the following is correct when using an author’s name in your essay? use the author’s full name throughout the essay use the author’s last name when first mentioned and throughout the essay use the author’s full name when first mentioned in your ...
Sunday, April 25, 2010 at 6:04pm

To Writeacher
Writeacher I added more at the end, and I fixed some mistakes of mine. I can still feel that there are some awkward places in here, but I can't tell where they are located. I tried to make my ending strong, by speaking from my heart. I wrote what I think about the cruel ...
Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 10:47pm

To Writeacher
Writeacher, I fixed some things in here, but I know that there are still a few mistakes in here. I think it's with the intro and the ending. Could you please check it for me, and tell what I need to do to make it better. I'll keep on working on it, till you say "...
Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 12:18am

English
Which of the following is correct when using an author’s name in your essay? use the author’s full name throughout the essay use the author’s last name when first mentioned and throughout the essay use the author’s full name when first mentioned in your ...
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 9:11pm

English-Poetry
Wilfred Owen Dulce Et Decorum Est Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs And towards our distant rest began to trudge. Men marched asleep. Many had lost their boots ...
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 9:03pm

english
1) John Grisham is the author of "The Street Lawyer". 2) We listened to that old song again "You And Me Against The World". Is this correct capitalization?
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 9:28pm

english
The events of the plot are designed to reveal the author's point of view. arouse and satisfy the reader's curiosity. portray the personality of the main character. distract the reader from guessing the ending.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 9:34am

English
Do you think that certain literature should be taught and/or anthologized because it is written by a woman or underrepresented ethnic group, even if it is at the expense of a "more inspiring" author? Do you think you would feel the same way if you were a different ...
Monday, April 12, 2010 at 9:18pm

com/220
In "A Nation Apart" what is the thesis statement in the article? what strategies does the author use to formulate his argument? and what makes the argument viable and compelling?
Monday, April 12, 2010 at 10:51am

English
On a Works Cited page, If I have 2 articles, they don't give an author name but says by: Associated Press and CNN Wire Staff, do I put that in the author place or do I skip that and start with the title. Thanks in advance.
Sunday, April 11, 2010 at 4:49pm

com 220
Identify the thesis statement in the article A Nation Apart. What strategies does the author use to formulate his argument? What makes the arguments so viable and compelling?
Friday, April 9, 2010 at 6:25pm

phoenix
how does the author build his story
Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 10:36pm

Biology---Urgent!
s this the correct way to cite a source using parenthetical documentation in my research paper? After millions of years the deposits end up in rock and sediment where oil is trapped in small places. Natural gas is a gaseous fossil fuel that is versatile and abundant. Like oil...
Monday, April 5, 2010 at 3:33pm

Biology Research Paper
Is this the correct way to cite a source using parenthetical documentation in my research paper? Coal is a solid fossil fuel formed over millions of years by decay of land vegetation. When layers are compacted and heated over time, deposits turn into coal. Oil is a liquid ...
Monday, April 5, 2010 at 12:23pm

English
Can you please tell me if the following corrections are all right and help me improve them? Thank you very much in advance. 1)During Walpole's government England was fortified in economy and in the relationships between other countries. Correction: ... economy could ...
Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 5:19am

English
Can you check these sentences and tell me if they are possible? Thank you very much in advance. 1) The author employed first-or third-person narration (and not "the" first person narration). 2)A preface by the author precedes Defoe's novels. 2) Robinson aims at ...
Saturday, April 3, 2010 at 5:20am

English
For the book into thin air Your reaction to the 5 sections. Describe the section. But don't get too caught up in telling the plot. You can assume your audience has read the book. Tell which parts or characters were interesting to you or surprised you. Give your opinions. ...
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 11:07pm

English
I'm doing questions on the poem called "You are reading this too fast", by Ken Norris, and I need help with some of the questions. Here is the actual poem: You are reading this too fast. Slow down, for this is poetry and poetry works slowly. Unless you live with ...
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 8:42pm

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