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Recent Homework Questions About Authors

Rosalind Wiseman books Terra Elan McVoy books Susane Colasanti books Elizabeth Scott books Wendelin Van Draanen books Laura Preble books Piper Banks books Melissa Kantor books Kate Brian books Katie Finn books Pamela Wells books Cathy Hopkins books Robin Palmer books Sandy ...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 by Laruen

English 12
I need help on an essay. I'm suppose to pick an author to write about and I chose Ernest Hemingway. I need help getting started. I need help on my thesis that way I can get started. Please Help and Thank you
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 by anoymous

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 by Tasha

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 ...
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 by Dylan

where in the book The Importance of Being Earnest does the author make fun of the victorian value of Social Responsibility?
Monday, November 7, 2011 by hannah

Adv. English 9
If someone could help me answer any one of these that would be great. :) 1.Name and explain the information provided in the exposition of the story. Then, name the point at which the climax takes place and explain why it is the climax. Finally, tell what is provided in the ...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 by Alex

English 10
In the autobiographical selections "Hair" and "It Can't Be Helped," the authors describe how racial prejudice affected their early lives. Identify the key event described in each of the selections. Then explain how each author responded to the event at ...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 by Sabrina

HELP. How do would you annotate this? and answer the questions under the passage..??? But now, fearing death, all eyes fixed on Charybdis now Scylla snatched six men from our hollow ship, the toughest, strongest hands I had, and glancing backward over the decks, searching for ...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 by Sarah

critical thinking. Please help.
Truth or False : for business writing,it is always best to present the most analytical, matter of fact writing in order to be convincing. most claims in business,and in persuasive writing generally tend to be contestable claims.this requires the author of the argument to do ...
Monday, October 31, 2011 by Anon

1) How do you usually quote the title of a chapter within a book? Thank you. Example: Jonathan Swift (author) Gulliver’s Travels (novel: italics + bold?) Beloved Horses, Hateful Men (title: italics?) 2) Full/complete reading of the abridged edition of Wilde's The ...
Monday, October 31, 2011 by Henry2

in-text citations
If I have an internet article, how would I do an MLA in-text citation of the article. There's no page number. Would I just put the author's last name only in parentheses? I've googled it, but I couldn't find anything,
Sunday, October 30, 2011 by jake

I left out this short summary. I really hope you can check this, too. Thank you. 1) Elephants are afraid of coming up close and personal (a synonym?) with humans because they have always been heavily poached. 2) The author of the article writes that he worked on a conservation...
Saturday, October 29, 2011 by Henry2

university composition and communcation 1
The Electronic Reserve reading for this week, Bare Bones Guide to Good Introductions, " states that an effective introduction must "make use of psychology". What do you think the author meant.
Thursday, October 27, 2011 by chantae

2.) "Without our two great political parties cutting across economic and geographic interests, democracy as we know it could never have been made to function." The author of this statement probably meant to suggest that
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 by Anonymous

I have one more question. I think the author of this book made a mistake on the next analogy. Take a look and see if you agree. Platyhelminthes:platypus a)plateau:platitude b)worm:marsupial c)mammal:science d)crystalline:canine I think the author mistakenly labeled a platypus ...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 by Carson

American Literature
How do you think Ralph Waldo Emerson, author of "Concord Hymn" , to Thomas Paine's arguments and his writing style? Well from what I could understand from Emerson's work, he would like Paine's arguments and writing style, i think. I don't know if this...
Thursday, October 20, 2011 by Anonymous

English Literature
What pictures did the author leave in your mind? (Tell-Tale Heart)
Sunday, October 16, 2011 by David

English Literature
What special words does the author use to help you see hear, smell, and/or taste things in the story- The Tell- Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe?
Sunday, October 16, 2011 by David

I am writing this essay about Shirley Jackson's "The lottery" My essay is supposed to be about i think i want to talk about stoning in south africa( how long it lasted, if it still takes place, was it for punishment or for no reason) and the second body paragraph...
Sunday, October 9, 2011 by Jessica

Written Analysis
I would really appreciate help with a paper i'm having mental block with! The should be a paper on a topic that is hotly debated in American society and the article should be written by an author with an opposing view to my own. The article should include information about...
Friday, October 7, 2011 by keri

I need to summerize a research paper that is mainly made up of quotes. How do I summerize it when is consist of quoting a quote. How do I structure my paper when the person that wrote the paper has so many quote. I hope this makes sense? Is there a way to summerize a quote ...
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 by jesse

Political views of Osvaldo Dragún
Was Osvaldo Dragún the author of "Historia del hombre que se convirtió en perro" a Peronist or was he against Peron?
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 by Cassie

I have to analyze the use of diction and syntax in three authors specific works, but I'm unsure of how to anazlyze/explain these, exactly. I know that diction is the author's word choice and syntax is sentence structure, but I don't know how to pinpoint one's ...
Monday, October 3, 2011 by Soh

I'm writing an essay involving analysis of a short story. I need to put in-text citations after quotes, etc. The short story was read online so there is no page number, etc. How do I cite this-I'm really confused. I looked in Purdue Online Writing Lab but that's ...
Sunday, October 2, 2011 by Jeremy

helpppp english plzz
hey i did the following and the bottom bottom is my teachers comment i really need help in correcting them plazz i need the corrections asap :( before i fail Each of the following exercises shows the original source, and then a student’s sentence and/or citation about ...
Friday, September 30, 2011 by Anonymous

"The Scarlet Ibis" interpretive essay help. Directions: James Hurst, the author, makes the observation that "pride is a wonderful, terrible ting, a seed that bears two vines, life and death." These words are central to the meaning of the story. The phrase ...
Friday, September 30, 2011 by Peter

English-Author's Purpose
5. Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Paine shared a similar purpose for writing. What was their purpose? (2 points) to express and reflect to persuade to inform to invite Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independance and Thomas Paine wrote the Anti-British rule colonial ...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 by Amy

Thank you very much. I wrote a few more sentences for you to check. 1)Under Henry VII England enjoyed a fairly long spell (I need a synonym) of unbroken peace and prosperity. 2) In particular, a mercantile fleet was created whereas the army and the navy were reorganized and ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 by Henry2

Hi, I'm writing an essay and I was wondering if this is how you would write the sentence below. By the way Giannetti is the author and 147 is the page number. According to Giannetti, “there are no fixed rules concerning rhythm in films and some editors cut according ...
Monday, September 26, 2011 by Jon

English (MLA format)
Hi, I was wondering what was the most proper way to incorporate a quote from a piece of work that is a quote from another piece of work. If this makes no sense... in my paper I'm quoting a quote from a document that we have discussed in class. Within this document the ...
Monday, September 26, 2011 by John

binomial probabbility
The author purchased a slot machine configured so that there is a 1/2000 probability of winning the jackpot on any individual trial. Although no one would seriously consider tricking the author, suppose that a guest claims that she played the slot machine 5 times and hit the ...
Friday, September 23, 2011 by bibi

english 30-1
write a short compostion discussing social satire in happy event. what aspects of society is satized? how are devices like irony and hyperbole is used to achieve satire? what changes does the author suggest?
Friday, September 23, 2011 by allen

Mat126: Survery of Mathematics
In a recent article, the author states that 71% of adults do not use sunscreen. Although 71% is a large percentage, explain why it could be misleading. As you answer the questions above, identify what types of misrepresentation or misuse have been demonstrated by referring to ...
Monday, September 19, 2011 by Leslie

Survey of Mathematics
In a recent article, the author states that 71% of adults do not use sunscreen. Although 71% is a large percentage, explain why it could be misleading. As you answer the questions above, identify what types of misrepresentation or misuse have been demonstrated by referring to ...
Sunday, September 18, 2011 by Leslie

Chebyshev's thereon- the author's generac produces voltage amounts with a mean of 125.0 volts and a standard deviation of 0.3 volt. using chebyshev's theorem,what do we know about the percentage of voltage amounts that are within 3 standard deviations of the mean? ...
Sunday, September 18, 2011 by marie

CRT 205
Can someone review this and let me know if it is acceptable?? This class was so hard and it has been all i can do to pass it! Here is the article i chose Addiction Is a Choice, Not a Disease Addiction , 2009 Content Level = Intermediate Dale Netherton, "It's Not ...
Saturday, September 17, 2011 by Lindsay

Hello, can anyone help me this problem? The author's cat enjoys chasing chipmunks in the front yard. In this game, the cat sits at one edge of a yard that is w = 32 m across (see figure), watching as chipmunks move toward the center. The cat can run faster than a chipmunk...
Friday, September 16, 2011 by jordan

I need help writting a discussion on why the follow paragraph is effective including variety and rhythum of the author's writing:Individuals can be denied credit for a number of reasons. Individuals who are near limits on existing cards, have too much outstanding debt or ...
Friday, September 16, 2011 by lo

I was wondering if someone can help me figure out what point the author is making in "On the Pleasure of Hating" by William Hazlitt. And what a good quote from his On the Pleasure of Hating" to use is.
Monday, September 12, 2011 by taylor B

Check these English questions for me please? I'm not asking for anyone to do my work for me, Im just not sure if these answers are right and would like a reassurance, preferably from someone who has done the assignment before. 1. Why was literacy a prime concern in the ...
Sunday, September 11, 2011 by Soh

Essay Check
This is an essay about the article called Rambo's of the road, could you please read it and see if I am getting there? It is supposed to be a critique. Note: This is not a spellcheck or proofread, I just want someone to read it and tell me if it is alright and makes sense...
Sunday, September 11, 2011 by HM

English Grade 11
In George Orwell’s “Politics and the English Language” which author is Orwell referring to as “seventeenth-century Shelley”. My best guess is Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851) author of Frankenstein. Does that seem reasonable? Thank you.
Thursday, September 8, 2011 by Maria

critical reading
pls help me with this question. 1.the premises of an argument are the assertions and the evidence that the author offers in support of the conclusion. true or false. i think is true but an not sure. 2.The factors that influence newsworthiness are based on the needs of the ...
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 by faith

english literature
what is the main theme "lamb to the slaughter" story and what is the issued rise by the author?
Thursday, September 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Design a class named Book that holds a stock number, author, title, price, and number of pages for a book. Include a method that sets all the data files and another that prints the values for each data field. Create the class diagram and write the pseudocode that defines the ...
Thursday, September 1, 2011 by hazy

Students are often confused about the use of the words good and well in their writing. Write a 100-word passage to Scott McLean, 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, August 30, 2011 by Sasha

I've been given 20 sentences which I must revise so that the nominalizations are verbs and characters the subjects of those verbs, but can't quite figure it out. [nominalizations] and <characters> 1. [Attempts] were made on the part of <President Nixon's ...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 by Tucker

This is the question? To make supporting points it is important that one finds relevant, accurate, and reliable sources. What should you consider when looking for helpful sources? What are some red flags that indicate you should avoid a particular source? My Answer The first ...
Monday, August 29, 2011 by amy

short story lambslaughter
what is the issues raises by the author and the setting fot this short story actually?
Sunday, August 28, 2011 by akim

Literacy 4
Please check my work. Thank you. 1. Government documents in a library are classified according to which of the following schemes? A. Superintendent of Documents B. Government Printing Office C. Dewe Decimal D. Library Of Congress Answer #1 is A 2. You're using the ...
Friday, August 26, 2011 by Jen

Can someone please help? Does this seem to be correct? 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...
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Is anyone can help me to create some idea to get the good that I will know.thanks questions. 1. What is the use of audience in rehearsing public speaking? 2. Author mentioned “structure of the Group” in effective speech, what do you mean by that?
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 by JESSIE

Literacy 2
Please check my work. Thank YOU! 10. Which article would be the most appropriate source to include in a bibliography for a research paper on stem cells? A. Lemonick, Michael D., David bjerklie, Andrew Goldstein. “keeper of the stem Cells. “Time 27 Aug 2001: 57 B. ...
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 by Jen

i don't know how tomake this sentence advanced.. can you please help me!!! thanks. in my essay i was talking about a poem, and how the boat mentioned in it could symbolize the tranportaion of the dead to heaven. in this following line im trying to say, that because of this...
Sunday, August 21, 2011 by shaje

Author Donald Kennedy thinks it is possible to find environmental solutions that are risk-free.
Saturday, August 20, 2011 by tory

Read essay below and explain how effectively did the author persuade you and why? _______________________________________ The United States is the only modernized Western nation that does not offer publically funded health care to all its citizens; the costs of health care for...
Friday, August 19, 2011 by Taylor

review the evaluatio paragraph on p.179 of the text. Identify what the author did well and what the author could hae done better.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 by jane

review the evaluatio paragraph on p.179 of the text. Identify what the author did well and what the author could hae done better.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 by jane

I just want to make sure I am on the right track with this assignment. I have answered the questions about an article but I struggle with premises and conclusions. I just want to know if I have answered the questions appropriately. Here is the article I reviewed: HOMESEXUAL ...
Friday, August 12, 2011 by vc23

write a 100-passage to scott mclean, 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.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 by leatrice

Hum/205 college level
can someone please look over this and tell me what you think?? thanks! The history of the Western Art is a steeped in religious symbolism; but all art is in one way or another, an extension of the religious urge in humanity. However to some westerners it is often difficult to ...
Sunday, July 24, 2011 by Jennifer

Please check my work. Identify whether each sentence is complex, an exclamation, declarative, or interrogative. 1. Tim likes soup, so Mary bought tomatoes. ----- Complex 2. Oh no! ----- Exclamation 3. Do you want to play in the Garden? ----- Interrogative 4. In the story, the ...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 by Priya

Please check my work. Identify whether each sentence is complex, an exclamation, declarative, or interrogative. 1. Tim likes soup, so Mary bought tomatoes. Complex 2. Oh no! Exclamation 3. Do you want to play in the Garden? Interrogative 4. In the story, the author told how ...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 by Priya

Need help changing my passive voice words in my academic paragraph... In comparing paragraphs one and two, the flow and comprehension of paragraph two was much better. In paragraph one the author seemed to just be telling the facts instead of explaining them. The paragraph ...
Saturday, July 16, 2011 by Mama

Resources for Educating young Children Part 2
I was wondering if someone could please help? My questions are: 5. Which one of the following statements about adapting a curriculum to children with learning differences it true? a) when teaching mathematics, always try to relate the concept to its use in everyday life b)don...
Friday, July 15, 2011 by beth

Law and Ethics
Hi, I'm a incoming freshmen to a university. Over the summer I obtained the book that we would be using for a course. I have spent several hundred hours of self research and self teaching reading the whole entire book and solving every single problem in the book. It's ...
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 by George

calling miss sue and sarah
I'm on college. this is for English 101. She just distribute our papers and talk to her if anyone has a problem with grade but there are no remarks on paper and i need to catch up on my next class. i revised it now with the mistakes that you point out. about the article. ...
Monday, July 11, 2011 by failgrammar

Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy's Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota? What is the significance of this poem? What does the author mean by the last line? I don't understand what this poem is about and any help would be greatly appreciated! Over my head, I see the bronze...
Sunday, July 10, 2011 by Joe

is Ms Sue there please?
Hi I have this other newspaper article and i have to summarise it. I have summarised it but i need to make it longer and there is a separate question where I have to state why it has become an issue using the article...please help: Dark Age May Envelope WA Streets Published on...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 by Crissy XD

I forgot to include the following few sentences. Thank you. 1) Virginia Woolf abandoned the traditional technique of novel writing for a new, more modern form. 2) What did she turn to? She turned into an interior monologue* . In her need to shift back and forth in time and ...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 by Henry2

I have to find key political words for this newspaper article so please check whehter the words i listed is right in the bottom and if there is anything i should add: Government contributes $9m for soldier protection Published on Tue, 14/06/2011, 11:45:04 (No Author Stated) ...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 by Crissy XD

Students are often confused about the use of the words good and well in their writing. Write a 100-word passage to Scott McLean, 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 5, 2011 by Michelle

Can you check my paragraph for grammar errors, strong topic/concluding sentence,and any other recommended feed back? Paragraph two was more effective than paragraph one because it contained sentence variety and rhythm. Paragraph one consisted of short sentences that often ...
Saturday, July 2, 2011 by blake

Did I properly quote this sentence? Feldman is the author from my school textbook. I am not sure if I have this part right. Do I include the authors' name within the brackets() are do I leave out the author name and just put brackets around the year and page number?= ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 by Sharon

Write a paragraph of at least 200 words identifying three challenges that might arise when writing a paper. Write a second paragraph of at least 200 words explaining the strategies you will use to overcome those challenges. When writing a paper there are many challenges that ...
Saturday, June 25, 2011 by Angelina

persuasive essay
need help checking grammar errors please and how good is it? Credits cards have some positive value to them from being able to make big purchases, to making an everyday purchase. This reminds me of a quote said by John Mc Donald’s “Everything that has a positive side...
Friday, June 17, 2011 by mike

Can someone please tell me how this paragraph would be rated? Literary technique paragraph using the second paragraph of the Jan 2011 regent. In passage 2, the author Marge Piercy uses similie to portray the hard work people he loves best do. Similes compare one item to ...
Thursday, June 16, 2011 by Naviva

History reflections URGENT
HELP! Trying to find information on Michael Kaznelson author of Remembering the Soviet State: Kulak Children and Dekulakisation. This is urgent so thanks for all your help.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by Em

Shantisha Brown SC543-01 Article Critique 1 Mindes, Gayle; Murphy, Kathleen Torina (1982). The Importance of Play and Games in the Middle School Program for Emotionally Disturbed Young Adolescents. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 31, 131-140. In this article on play ...
Sunday, June 12, 2011 by Shantisha

In the story a tale of two cities by charles dickens, Why does the author make the blood’s presence universal? (i have tried over an hour and coudnt figure out the answer)
Monday, June 6, 2011 by o-o

Decision making is a process by which several possibilities are considered and prioritized, resulting in a clear choice of one option over others. Decision making is a fact of life personally and in business. We make dozens of decisions each day. Some decisions are simple, ...
Thursday, June 2, 2011 by yvonne

According to the author, A) the interpretation of a work of art is objective. B) a work of art may fall into more than one theme. C) it doesn’t make sense to compare art from different cultures. D) all of these are the case: the interpretation of art is objective; a work ...
Sunday, May 29, 2011 by Pebbles

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, May 24, 2011 by Angelina

Critical Reading
Hi, I need help with this question: When evaluating an author's success in accomplishing his purpose, ask yourself _____. a) if you agree with his point of view b)if he is using denotative or connotative meanings c)if he has clearly explained and supported the subject It&#...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 by Heather

Lit 210
I need help comparing Oedipus Rex and A Raisin in the Sun. This is my outline so far. Please help. I am stuck and could use any advice. Thank you Comparing and Contrasting Oedipus Rex and A Raisin in the Sun The Oedipus Rex was written around 430 B. C in Athens, Greece by ...
Monday, May 23, 2011 by Mary

When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes I all alone beweep my outcast state, And trouble deaf heaven with my bootless cries, And look upon myself, and curse my fate, Wishing me like to one more rich in hope, [5] Featured like him, like him with friends possessed, ...
Sunday, May 22, 2011 by Jess

Can someone please check my work? Looking for opinions and grammatical errors. Thankyou. The following are my instructions on the assignment..... · Resource: Appendix G · Read two of the five paragraphs provided in Appendix G. · Write a brief paragraph of ...
Saturday, May 21, 2011 by Icelocsgirl

English (poetry)
I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee; And live alone in the bee-loud glade. And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow, Dropping ...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 by Jess

What is the author in "am i a conformist" by ebtisam abusamak trying to communicate to his audience
Monday, May 16, 2011 by regina

1. Which idea is central to a literary analysis? A. the number of images in the work B. the order of the images in the work C. how the imagery relates to the work as a whole D. Imagery is not central to a literary analysis I think it's C? 2. Which should you emphasize when...
Monday, May 16, 2011 by anthony

Kindly I want an eassay or a debate of 2 min on these topics: 1. When wealth accumulates, man decays 2. Death is my faith, revenge my curse. I shall be grateful to you. Regards, Maryam
Sunday, May 15, 2011 by Maryam

can someone please help me identify two websites and the view of each author on the validity of Darwiin's theory of evolution? i really can't find one :(
Sunday, May 15, 2011 by sarah

Reseach - source evaluation HELP
Hi, I've been exhausting my opportunities to try and find out the credidentials for this pdf. I need the original date of publication I need the credidentials of the author Its called Russian Collectivisation by George Beers. This is not to put in my bibliography, this is ...
Saturday, May 14, 2011 by Gina

Hi An pdf file called RUssian COllectivisation was written by a George Beers. I cant find any info on the date of publication or on the author, George Beers HELP!
Saturday, May 14, 2011 by GIna

comm 155
In the article that we read on page 37, the author was trying to explain how everyday life can be stressful. As far as meeting his goal, I think that he could have done a much better job. They did give a few examples of everyday annoyances, but not of how they can cause you ...
Thursday, May 12, 2011 by worm

Find seven different sentences that correctly use a comma in seven different ways. Following each sentence, write the comma rule that is demonstrated. 1. It's very likely, particularly if your child is named Isabella, Jacob, or even Maci. (Commas between items in a series...
Friday, May 6, 2011 by Angelina

Hockenbury and Hockenbury tell us that daily hassles often cause more stress than major problems do. According to several studies, men and women report different kinds of daily stress and react to stress differently, though both experience psychological and physical symptoms. ...
Monday, May 2, 2011 by bib

I am having trouble understanding this. From the winter of 1821, . . . I had what might truly be called an object in life; to be a reformer of the world. My conception of my own happiness was entirely identified with this object. The personal sympathies I wished for were those...
Sunday, May 1, 2011 by Emma

Philosophy ( Critical Thinking)
1. <21{1[2(24)24]}> The average height of members of the high school basketball 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 ...
Saturday, April 30, 2011 by Jean

i forgot to include the following sentences. Thank you. 1) You keep mispelling the word "together". Rewrite it correctly at least 10 times. 2) Particular attention was paid to the setting (was given is a mistake?) 3) The novels are preceded by a preface, in which the...
Saturday, April 30, 2011 by Henry 1

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