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September 1, 2014

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Is there a literary term behind the phrase, "crafted but easily shattered." •English - Ms. Sue, Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 5:06pm How about assonance? RE: Is there anything else such as a juxtaposition?
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 5:16pm

English
Is there a literary term behind the phrase, "crafted but easily shattered."
Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 4:54pm

Grade 12 english
I'm to compare I have a Dream speech with Mandela's Inauguration speech literary devices used in their speeches. I found the similarities of literary devices used for both speeches but I cant answer the differences of literary devices between the two speeches. Could ...
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 12:21pm

english
I need help with this question about annabel lee. Identify literary elements (mood, imagery, symbolism, contrast, comparison) and explain how they add to your understanding of the poem. Discuss two specific instances in the poem where you see a literary element. Copy and paste...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 1:16pm

Penn foster 986825rr
According to the analyses of the stories you were asked to read a pair of silk stocking best represents literary c. Symbolism is wrong.
Friday, July 11, 2014 at 5:34pm

Literature-Help me Ms. Sue
13. Regarding the difference between fiction and nonfiction which statement is most accurate? A. Writers of nonfiction have no need to express passionate opinion B. Nonfiction writers are free to embellish the facts. C. Nonfiction writers are more often free to move about in ...
Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 7:03pm

Literature-Help me Ms. Sue
1. When does the Narrative of Sojourner Truth take place? A. right after the Emancipation Proclamation. . Before the Civil War. C. During the Civil War. D. After the Civil War 2. In emphasizing the importance of individual thinking and basing one's beliefs on one's own...
Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 11:39pm

English 4 help
In this course,you studied literary works from the romantic period,the Victorian era,and the modern era.Describe the common themes from each era.Then explain the main elements of the historical context that contributed to the themes in each era. All I need is help on how to ...
Monday, May 26, 2014 at 9:01pm

English
Thank you very much. I still have these sentences I'm doubtful about. My doubt is whether I should use the present perfect or the simple past (considering that it is the end of the school year) 1) Exercises for literary text analyses aimed at developing lexicon have been ...
Monday, May 12, 2014 at 4:07pm

English
Which literary movement consists of honest and open descriptions the setting and characters?
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 12:53pm

reading
two elements in literary settings what are they?
Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 4:22pm

reading
two elements in literary settings how and when does Shakespeare use a setting in act 1 to introduce or develop the theme of forbidden love?
Friday, May 2, 2014 at 5:12pm

English
Which of the following describes literary analysis? Need help Please. A.writing that is vague and uncertain B.a central message about life C.determining the meaning behind events and characters’ actions D.written directions about how the actors sound and behave
Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 9:08pm

English Help Please!!! Check!!
Concision Rewrite the sentences using concision techniques (replacing phrases with words, combining sentences, etc.) discussed in class to simply these wordy sentences. 1. Critics cannot avoid employing complex and abstract technical terms if they are to successfully analyze ...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 11:27pm

English
Which literary term best matches this? A group of four rhyming lines.
Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 2:41pm

Language arts help ms sue.
1. Based on reading only the title and headings, what would you think the article was about? (1 point) a renewed interest in hunting and fishing an animal population with an uncertain future the threat logging poses to forest animals a group of dinosaurs roaming a local ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 5:59pm

Reading Honors
is this a good intro paragraph use what you learned from reading "The Cask of Amontillado" to write an essay that provides an analysis of how the author creates the effect of surprise. William Shakespeare asked, “If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle ...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 4:34pm

Language Arts-check answer-
Fossil Flitting, flickering, flashing black, white, and a note of red passes beneath trees that were already old at the end of the Civil War. The lovely departed species announces its fearless refusal to cease to be. And as we stand in awe of life's determination, it ...
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 7:33pm

English II B
A student has completed a freewriting exercise. The result is a paragraph exploring the general theme of war in a literary text. What is the next step in the writing process? 1.gathering details 2.beginning an outline 3.writing an introduction 4.narrowing the topic Need help ...
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 10:56pm

US history
True False The divorce rate in America declined in the 1920s. false right? All of the following were anti-modern reactions except A.fundamentalism B. Ku Klux Klan C. cultural anthropology D. arts and crafts movement E. prohibition F. None of the above Is it D? Fundamentalists ...
Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:29pm

English
Write an essay explaining why you think The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet remains so popular. What is it about the characters of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet that makes it so easy for young people to identify with them? Make at least two references to specific details in the ...
Friday, March 21, 2014 at 9:46pm

English
The literary device of foreshadowing is used in which of the following excerpts ? Answers are They're spoiled and we're spoiled Those screams and they sound familiar I have a feeling it'll be africa again before then They're not old enough to do that alone I ...
Monday, March 17, 2014 at 3:43pm

English
Which literary writing style uses humor to comment on serious subject matter? Answers are Satire Essay Tragedy Allegory Thanks
Monday, March 17, 2014 at 1:50pm

English 9 - HELP!
1. The small boat was scudding into the open sea with a full sail. (1 point) getting stuck sinking deeply moving swiftly rocking harshly 2. As an outdoor enthusiast, Kristina abhorred the fact that people left debris along the hiking trail. (1 point) recently discovered ...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 11:09pm

English Grade 11
What is the literary term for an event that is different from what the readers or the characters will expect to happen? A. situational irony B. ambiguity C. verbal irony D. contradiction Working on my workbook pages for this week and I don't understand this one: please ...
Monday, February 24, 2014 at 5:09pm

Language Arts
Directions: Read the poem and answer the questions that follow. Fossil Flitting, flickering, flashing black, white, and a note of red passes beneath trees that were already old at the end of the Civil War. The lovely departed species announces its fearless refusal to cease to ...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 11:41am

literary
What emotion is associated with weariness? I'm supposed to analyse the emotions that are expressed within a text, and the beginning is happy and jubilant while the second half adopts a more weary mood, so i'm wondering what emotion would i use?
Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 2:07am

english
What literary tradition immediately preceded the novel tradition? short story romance fable
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 4:56pm

Literary term
What is the definition of universality in regard to literary term? What is one example of this ?
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 1:25am

ela
I'm writing an essay about an author using a specific literary device to prove their purpose. Is indirect/direct characterization a literary device?
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 4:24pm

english
state the distinguishing features of literary writing by citing examples and discussing them
Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 10:09am

English
What genre is "The White Heron"? literary realism romanticism modernism colonial literature In my opinion, it is literary realism and romanticism
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 3:30pm

Business-Need help!
1. Regarding Mexico's Porfirio Díaz, which statement is true? A. He enacted laws that favored wealthy elites. B. He overthrew the Mexican Revolution of 1910. C. He freed many peasant farmers from debt peonage. D. He reformed the hacienda system. 2. In the 1840s, the...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 7:47pm

English
We were asked to pick 3 literary elements and explain how they can be affected by setting. I have protagonists and antagonists as one, that they can change due to not being completely rounded just yet - basically in the sense that the characters kind of create themselves as ...
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 5:47pm

English
An epic is a narrative or poetic literary work that tells of A.) the traditions of an ancient culture. B.) the adventures of a legendary here. C.) the history and myths of a country. I think it is B..?
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 12:52pm

English: please look. I put my answers.
1. A period in literature governed by a particular set of ideas , concerns or characteristics is A. literature of exploration B. national literature C. a literary outline *D. a literary movement 2. Which literary movement began just after the Civil War? A. Romanticism *B. ...
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 11:49pm

English
1. A period in literature governed by a particular set of ideas , concerns or characteristics is A. literature of exploration B. national literature C. a literary outline D. a literary movement 2, which literary movement ended around the time of the civil war? A. american ...
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 8:19pm

LITERARY
What kind of complement is the underlined word? Fill the *bucket* with potting soil.
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 1:12am

English
Hello, what is a common theme between the Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Roahl Dahl's Lamb to the Slaughter? Please give examples of the the theme found within in the 3 books. It's just that I have to write a formal literary essay ...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 8:23pm

English 10
Which of the following is a possible setting for works of American literary realism? CHECK ALL THAT APPLY! *a. American West *b. Post-Civil War South c. New England d. Gold Coast I think there is one more that needs to be check, but I don't know which one it is. Can you ...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 6:15pm

English
What does diverge mean in the following sentence? After traveling approximately 3.5 miles, the old highway will diverge. Stay in the left lane and follow until you see the new mall. a. the highway will end. b. the highway will divide into two lanes that go in different ...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 1:43pm

5 Language Arts questions:Poem:Mother to Son
1. How would you describe a deferred vacation? A. One that was booked several months ago. B. One that was delayed until a later time. C. One that was planned out many months ahead of time. 2. The speaker in the poem, “Mother To Son,” says the following: “Life ...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 1:51pm

English II
Read the following poem and answer the question that follows. "I Like to See it Lap the Miles" by Emily Dickinson I like to see it lap the miles, And lick the valleys up, And stop to feed itself at tanks; And then, prodigious, step Around a pile of mountains, And, ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 2:47pm

US History/Literature
What specific literary connection (Romanticism) can I make from John Mix Stanley's painting, "Osage Scalp Dance?"
Monday, November 4, 2013 at 5:05pm

English
Hello, I am french and I have some english homework for tomorrow, Can you correct my English please ? Thank ou During the Victorian era, the middle class growth quickly. Moreover, the social divide was very important ( To illustrate this gap, the underworld was characterized ...
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 5:29am

english
main idea: The idea that women are not equal to men has been a prevailing, common theme in literature since the beginning of time. Like their predecessors, Renaissance writers staunchly laid down the tenet that women were less valuable throughout the pages of effusive literary...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 11:52am

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow.People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most ...
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 11:55am

Literature
What literary device pertains to this sentence? 1. The smashed hulk of metal, twisted and shaped into awkward, unlikely angles, lay on its side; one rear wheel spun slowly. Ruefully, the man said to his companion, "i'll bet i finally got rid of that squeak in the ...
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 9:24pm

English
What literary device would pertain to these sentences? 1. He leaned hard against the wall. (Upright structure which encloses something or serves as a boundary) 2. "It was not the buildings or arch that made the children gasp. It was how the buildings were shaped-- ...
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 9:19pm

English
What literary devices does these three sentences pertain to? 1. I am guiltless in the matter, so I wash my hands if it. 2. I had to wait an eternity for the file to download. 3. Her emotional problems placed a wall between her and her family. ( an attitude or actions which ...
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 6:27pm

English
What literary devices does this sentence pertain to? Love enfolded us in her arms.
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 6:20pm

Literature
What does this poem mean? What is th symbolism? Literary devices? Nothing Stays Put Amy Clampitt The strange and wonderful are too much with us. The protea of the antipodes--a great, globed, blazing honeybee of a bloom-- for sale in the supermarket! We are in our decadence, we...
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 8:39pm

English
Which of the following statements about literary movements is not true?
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 9:32pm

literary
groom service opinion piece meaning to the community
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 5:12pm

Eng 125
write and eight to ten page paper in which you compare and contrast two literary works A Father's Story (Dubus) and The road not Taken (Frost)
Monday, September 2, 2013 at 3:57pm

English
How does a poet use literary devices to convey a theme?
Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 1:41pm

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How do poems use literary devices to help convey the overall theme/message the poem is trying to get across?
Friday, August 30, 2013 at 4:17pm

English
I am doing my summer reading for 9th grade reading assignment & need to write about 10 passages from a variety of literary terms. Could you explain some of these terms?
Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 4:54pm

English
What is the literary term for words with the same ending sounds (i.e. pathless, seamless, peerless)? I'm having a total brain fart. Thank you in advance :)
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:45pm

Instructions
What does it mean to explain the passage's significance and literary device?
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 6:16pm

Literature
What was a tense or exciting moment in A Raidin in the Sun and Antigone? What literary device was used?
Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 10:02pm

children's literature
which of the following statements about literary is true
Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 1:51pm

English
1. In Gore Vidal’s article titled “Drugs,” the word “exhortation” means: A. language intended to incite and encourage. B. deportation. C. depression. D. a sad facial expression. is it A 2. The purpose of a causal analysis essay is to: A. apply ...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 3:04pm

eng225
If a film depicts the bungling efforts of army officers and soldiers in order to demonstrate the absurdity of military behavior and values, it is employing what literary technique?
Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 7:58pm

English
Explain why the literary work captured your interest, using term and concepts form the text to support your explanation.
Monday, June 10, 2013 at 12:03am

English IV
Score: "I always lie" is an example of which of these literary devices? A)paradigm B)paradox C)metaphor D)personification E)none of these
Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10:22am

Literary terms
PLEASE HELP!!!!!! Please give examples for the following: 1. Satire 2. Parody 3. Pathos 4. Bathos 5. Rhetoric 6. Logos 7. Ethos
Friday, May 17, 2013 at 11:19pm

Literary Terms
Please give examples for the following: 1. Satire 2. Parody 3. Pathos 4. Bathos 5. Rhetoric 6. Logos 7. Ethos
Friday, May 17, 2013 at 12:38am

enlish literture
narnia the lion the the witch and the wabode two literary devives were used in chapter 10 repetition and smiple identify the line that features these device
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 8:27pm

Literary terms
What is the literary term when something serious is happening and there is humor?
Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 8:34pm

Language Arts
Directions: Read the poem and answer the questions that follow. Fossil Flitting, flickering, flashing black, white, and a note of red passes beneath trees that were already old at the end of the Civil War. The lovely departed species announces its fearless refusal to cease to ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 12:51pm

Literature
I'm doing a literary analysis of Mark Twain's "The Private History of a Campaign that Failed" and I'm having a hard time coming up with a good these statement... Any suggestions?
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 11:20am

English
help please has to be turned in today dont really understand it. Chief Joseph Surrenders Compare Chief Joseph's speech with the "Gettysburg Address". Discuss the similarities and differences between them. (Consider the feelings of the speaker, as well as literary...
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 12:16pm

English
I am doing a literary research paper on Romeo and Juliet. I dont know a topic. Any suggestions???
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:43am

English 12
I am doing a literary research paper on chaucers canterbury tales. I need help in writing my thesis for this paper also i can not figure out a topic.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 1:40pm

english
I need help on doing a literary research paper.
Monday, February 18, 2013 at 12:18pm

english
I have to do a literary research paper. I would like to do it on the story on Cinderella or Snow White and the 7 dwarfs. Is that possible? Can you help?
Monday, February 18, 2013 at 10:48am

literary
Protagonit
Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 11:25am

LAC Help Question
1. Write a four paragraph literary essay in response to the following question. Be sure to include a thesis statement in your introduction, provide textual evidence in the body paragraphs, and end the essay with a strong conclusion. You may use your books and other notes you ...
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 7:52pm

Engish Literature
Chapter Seven explores the role of symbols in conveying literary themes. Themes are abundant in literaryworks (though they are at some times more obvious than at others). Select one short story from the reading assignments (from either Week One or Week Two) to examine more ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 1:08pm

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 ...
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 7:26pm

English Please Help
from "When Greek Meets Greek" 1. What can you conclude from the wording of the following text? “One morning Ramkilawansingh (after this, we calling this man Ram) was making a study of the noticeboards along Westbourne Grove what does advertise rooms to let.”...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 12:12am

literary
What does my teacher mean by this? So I'm writing an essay on the great gatsby and I told my teacher about it via emai. (I'm doing online school) and this is what he told me... Also, make sure you develop the theme more than merely "mortality." I always tell ...
Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 11:53am

English - Poetry
2. The capital words in the following excerpt are an example of which literary element? "And both that morning equally LAY IN LEAVES no step had trodden black." a. rhyme b. rhythm c. alliteration d. simile 3. The following excerpt is an example of which literary ...
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 11:58am

literary
Walt Whitman's writing style can best be described as
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 12:43pm

general
Literary themes understood by all people regardless of their background or the time they live in are a. universal b. shill-based c. motivational d. literature-based I think "d" bt not sure 100%
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 10:18pm

English Help Please
What literary devices do you see in this monologue? For example is there figurative language or symbolism? How do these literary devices contribute to a deeper meaning of this monologue? what specifically do they tell you about the character speaking or about the subject ...
Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 5:35pm

writing
Can you proofread my writing? Real Men Truly Change What is forgiveness? Forgiveness is when you allow someone to be forgiven for doing something wrong to you or someone else. On February 21, 1988 at the Family Worship Center in Baton Rouge, La, a speech made by Jimmy Swaggart...
Friday, November 16, 2012 at 1:41pm

english
i am writing a literary research paper on the book robinson crusoe. my thesis is In "Robinson Crusoe" Daniel Defoe uses the protagonist to show the sporadic but guiding relationship between God and man. I am having trouble coming up with a title. So far I have "...
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 11:56am

analyzing poems
Spatial depths of being survive The birth to death recurrences Of feet dancing on earth of sand; Vibrations of the dance survive The sand; the sand, elect, survives The dancer. He can find no source Of magic adequate to bind The sand upon his feet, his feet Upon his dance, his...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 8:15pm

English
2. The speaker in the poem, “Mother To Son,” says the following: “Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair.” This is an example of which literary element? (1 point) rhyme* simile metaphor alliteration i say a could sombody check and see if this is right
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 8:42am

english
The strategies we use when reading informational texts are ________as/from when we read literary texts.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 11:19am

Lang Arts
1. How would you describe a deferred vacation? a. One that was booked several months ago. b. One that was delayed until a later time. c. One that was planned out many months ahead of time. 2. The speaker in the poem, “Mother To Son,” says the following: “Life ...
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 2:54pm

literary
Which is the least common way for modern writers to convey their themes? a. through explicit statement b. through development of a central conflict c. through the values and motivations of the characters d. through the thoughts of the characters
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:30am

english
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most ...
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 3:07pm

english
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow.People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most ...
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 3:06pm

literature
Reflecting on this week’s literary readings, as well as your own reading experiences, identify at least one major similarity and one major difference between the forms of the short story and the poem. How do the differences between these literary forms affect how you read...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 11:29am

English
In "The Canterbury Tales" Chaucer uses the pilgrimage primarily as a device to ___________. A.emphasize the characters' religious aspirations B.frame the stories told by individual characters C.describe the rigors of medieval life D.create a vivid and realistic ...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 5:38pm

Reading
O, sweep of stars over Harlem Streets O, little breath of oblivion that is night 1) what literary device is used in line 2? Metaphor or onomatopoeia? 2) "little breath of oblivion" refers to what quality of night? Bleakness or silence?
Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 11:51am

english
Which literary movement consists of honest and open descriptions the setting and characters? I say B. A. American Modernism B. American Realism C. American Romanticism D. American Transcendentalism
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 2:45pm

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