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April 30, 2016

Homework Help: English: Literary Terms

Recent Homework Questions About Literary Terms

English
What are the elements of the literary genres of suspense and horror? How is foreshadowing used to create suspense? What is an unreliable narrator? What are the characteristics of a stock character? What is the purpose of poetic devices such as assonance, consonance, and ...
Thursday, April 14, 2016 by Student

English Language and Composition
1. The first writing which can be described as "essayistic" appeared in: a. the writing of Ralph Waldo Emerson b. The writing of Mark Twain c. Eighteenth-century newspapers d. Ancient Greece and Rome e. None of the Above 2. Michel de Montaigne was the first person to...
Saturday, April 9, 2016 by 1234White5678

History
11.)What is the name of the American literary movement that was most active in the 1830's and 1840's? A.)Naturalism B.)Realism C.)Romanticism D.)Transcendentalism*** D?
Friday, April 8, 2016 by Broward

History
11.)What is the name of the American literary movement that was most active in the 1830's and 1840's? A.)Naturalism B.)Realism C.)Romanticism D.)Transcendentalism*** D?
Friday, April 8, 2016 by Broward

USA TEST PREP
I pull out all the stops and start my thorough speculation. In line 8, which literary device does the author use to create a musical quality? a) allusion B) free verse C) alliteration D) onomatopoeia
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 by sandra

U.S. History (Check)(REED)
1. Name 5 aspects of New Morality. A: 1. Glorified youth. 2. Glorified personal freedom. 3. Challenged traditional ways of seeing and thinking. 4. Ideals of those of the loving family and personal satisfaction. 5. Influenced various aspects of American society. 2. Why did ...
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 by Victoria

U.S. History (Check)(REED)
1. Why did Marcus Garvey call for African Americans to settle in Africa? A: Marcus Garvey called for African Americans to settle in Africa because he believed African Americans would never find justice or freedom in America. 2. What were some of the reasons behind passing the ...
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 by Victoria

English
My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun Coral is far more red than her lips' red; If snow be white, why then her breasts are dun; If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head. I have seen roses damask, red and white, But no such roses see I in her cheeks; And in ...
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 by Justine

English
In Act II we see Friar Lawrence dealing with herbs and flowers and talking about their chemical properties. This is what literary device? 1:Simile 2:Foreshadowing 3:Personification My answer is foreshadowing..is this correct? Thank you
Monday, March 14, 2016 by Marylyn

Maths literary, Geography, History, sepedi, englis
Can I become meteorilogist among those subjects?
Thursday, March 10, 2016 by Hephney

Literary Devices - English
What type of literary device is "dead in the eye"
Friday, March 4, 2016 by Jen

English
What type of literary device? " At that instant he took a pistol out of his pocket and held the ice cold block at my head"
Friday, March 4, 2016 by Rob

English
Which of the following literary elements identifies the perspective from which a story is told? A. point of view B. character C. plot D. setting I know it's not C. and D. I think it's B.
Thursday, March 3, 2016 by Noemi

English (Check)
Below each of the passages from Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, list the type of literary device(s) employed and explain how the passage exemplifies the device(s). 1. Were it not for the sovereign pleasure of God, the earth would not bear you one moment...There are black...
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Victoria

Social Studies (Reed)
1. What caused a division between Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the black power movement? A: For Martin Luther King, Jr., Black Power was ‘‘essentially an emotional concept’’ that meant ‘‘different things to different people." However, for...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by Victoria

Social Studies (Check, Please!)
1. Why did Rosa Parks refuse to give up her seat to a white man? A: Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man because she was tired of giving in to the demands of white people. 2. According to Jo Ann Gibson Robinson, why did people in Montgomery not use the word &...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by Victoria

English
Which literary device is used in the following sentence? "Ira was sitting in the shade because it was over ninety degrees in the sun, which beat down with a fierce vengeance." a. simile b. metaphor*** c. alliteration d. personification
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

englisf
What literary device does the following passage employ? "There ain't a foot o'ground she don't know her way over, and the wild creaturs counts her one o' themselves. Squer'ls she'll tame to come an' feed right out o' her hands, and all ...
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by Anonymous

LA
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...
Thursday, January 14, 2016 by Homie

English
What literary device is most strongly represented in the following line from “Beowulf?” “Follower and the strongest of the Geats” A. Alliteration B. Hyperbole C. Kenning D. Caesura
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 by Maria

English
Think About the work you completed in your reading role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you select and the work you completed help you to understand...
Monday, January 11, 2016 by Ouch

mathematical literary,tourism, business studies and history
I'm doing mathematical literary and tourism and business studies and history what job can I qualify for
Sunday, January 10, 2016 by Anonymous

Reading
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 by Cait

English
Which literary device is used in the following sentence? “Marie worked all day like an ant getting ready for the winter.” alliteration metaphor************** simile rhyme scheme
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 by Mike

Literature / Language Arts
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...
Saturday, December 19, 2015 by ?

English
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 by Drake Trukfit

english
1.Which literary device is used in the following sentence? According to that report, these special materials can bend "radar light, or other waves around an object like water flowing around a smooth rock in a stream." A.simile B.metaphor C.alliteration D....
Sunday, December 13, 2015 by GummyBears

History Geography Mathematical Literacy Life scien
Can I study nursing in future? If I'm doing the following subjects:-: History Geography Life sciences Mathematical Literary English Xhosa Life orientation
Saturday, December 12, 2015 by Noxolo Malangabi

ELA
Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you to understand more about the text? Support your ...
Friday, December 11, 2015 by Peyton

L.A
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by anon

Geography
Which countries in south america have the highest literary rates?
Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Anonymous

early childhood
Which one of the following statements about literary elements is TRUE? A. The author should end the book with a closing comment to ensure that the story’s moral is conveyed. B. Setting is a backdrop that can be changed without affecting the plot. C. Good plot builds ...
Sunday, November 8, 2015 by Bev

English
"You might not need it. But can you live without it?" What literary device is used in this sentence? Thanks!
Saturday, November 7, 2015 by Samer Madieh

social studies
3. By 1700, the British East India Company had founded A. Madras. B. Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay. C. Calcutta. D. Madras and Calcutta. Student Answer: B Answer: Incorrect Reference: 7. In the 1500s, if you were searching for a sophisticated cosmopolitan urban center of ...
Friday, November 6, 2015 by Emma

English
A paradox is a literary device often used to ? A. emphasize or make readers think about important ideas. B. provide hints or clues about events that occur later in a story. C. explain a character’s reason for doing or saying something. D. help readers draw a conclusion ...
Friday, November 6, 2015 by Nana

Language Arts
Can someone give me a good example of imagery? I have googled it but I need a good solid, 6th grade understanding of it...this is the definition: visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN???
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 by Janiah AKA Versace

English & Comp.
Are these right? I wasn't sure of 2 of them. It'll be in parenthesis. Literary Allusion -(Ross’s line in Shakespeare’s Macbeth): “Let not your ears despise my tongue forever.” 26. - the principle guiding the art of writing effectively, eloquently, ...
Saturday, October 24, 2015 by Sophia

English
What literary device is being used in this passage? "'See!' he cried triumphantly. 'It's a bona-fide piece of printed matter. It fooled me. This fella's a regular Belasco. It's a triumph. What thoroughness! What realism! Knew when to stop, too--...
Sunday, October 18, 2015 by John

English
A sub-genre that is often concerned more with style and theme than with plot is called: literary fiction<---- My answer magical realism short story psychological fiction
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 by Sara

9 lit and comp
in the story margold similie onomatopeia mataphor personification imagery foreshadowing how do these literary devices show mood and tone in the story . must be a paragraph long at least
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 by swazit

financial literary
Floyd employer purchase a health insurance plan that cost 825 per month Floyd page 105 toward the plan each month what is the annual value of the employer's contribution?
Sunday, September 6, 2015 by jessy

english
Why do some people keep diaries and journals? Diaries are considered important by literary individuals. Diaries help people find strong, incriminating evidence. Diaries allow writers to tell stories about what they have done. Diaries keep track of useful information for later ...
Saturday, September 5, 2015 by oscar

Information Literary Lesson 2
The search engine Bing Offers
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 by LUPU

Statistics
In advance of the 1936 Presidential Elections, a magazine titled Literary Digest released the results of an opinion poll predicting that the republican candidate Alf Landon would win by a large margin. The magazine send post cards to approximately 10,000,000 prospective voters...
Friday, August 28, 2015 by Ashley

Fundulwazi(mathematical literacy, CAT, Economics and Accounting )
what career can i follow with these subjects? (Mathematical Literary, Economics, Accounting and CAT)
Monday, August 10, 2015 by Precious

Social Studies
Which statement best explains how Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Ned Buntline were similar? They all attempted to revive traditional religious values. They were all founders of influential social-reform movements. They all shaped the literary culture in the ...
Thursday, July 30, 2015 by J.J.

enlish
1. Read the following passage from Jack London’s “The Law of Life.” From whose perspective does the narrative relate the events in this passage? The thought made the old man panicky for the moment, and he stretched forth a palsied hand which wandered tremblingly...
Friday, July 24, 2015 by cortney

English
In his literary work, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, Ishamael Beah uses symbols to underscore his central theme of oppression and/or freedom. for this thesis statement, the three symbols I wana use are Cassettes, moon, and AK-47 gun. Are these symbols correct?
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 by Natasha

English
What literary device does the following sentence use? "a world ruled by judging eyes"
Monday, July 13, 2015 by Gerald

English
Doing a book review assignment for Obasan by Joy Kogawa. It cannot be a typical summary , must be more essay like and have a thesis. I plan on discussing first and foremost a general quick plot summary emphasizing the important and prominent scenes of the book, which will fuel...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 by Beth

Language Arts
ALGERNON Bring me that cigarette case Mr. Worthing left in the smoking-room the last time he dined here. LANE Yes, sir. [LANE goes out.] JACK Do you mean to say you have had my cigarette case all this time? I wish to goodness you had let me know. I have been writing frantic ...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 by Alice

LA - 2 questions
Which of the following is the most useful question to ask when analyzing causes and effects in a literary work? How are these two events related? What is the central theme of the work? What happens to the main characters? How will the readers most likely respond to the work? ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 by SkatingDJ

american literture
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of literary modernism? Captured the complexities of modern life Highlighted the alienation of the individual in the modern world. Focused only on wealthy and privileged lifestyles Told stories from multiple perspectives and in ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 by yamean

English plz help quick
what literary term is this and why. I think the world is a series of broken dams and floods.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 by leo

Language Help PLZZ
1. What is the purpose of book response activities? to practice all stages of the writing process to help you determine if you want to be an author to imagine yourself as a character in the book you read to illustrate or demonstrate what you have learned from your reading* 3. ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by YOLO

please help asap
can u help and give me feedback please Literary Analysis of Song of Becoming. Song of Becoming by Fadwa Tuqan is talking about growing up. Becoming legends. It’s about what happens after growing up. It starts off with “…they are only boys who used to frolic and ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by kate

english
i need help checking this paper can you please give me feedback Literary Analysis of Song of Becoming. Song of Becoming by Fadwa Tuqan is talking about growing up. Becoming legends. It’s about what happens after growing up. It starts off with “…they are only ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by kate

ela
plz help me with this Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary dicussion about Dragonwings. Provide an explanation for your choices. how did the role you selected and the work you ...
Monday, May 18, 2015 by . . .

Language Arts - Please Check Answer
Please help me with the following question: A paradox is a literary device often used to A. emphasize or make readers think about important ideas. B. provide hints or clues about events that occur later in a story. C. explain a character’s reason for doing or saying ...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 by Brady

Literature
I am currently writing a compare/contrast paper discussing Flannery O'Connor's literary works and Dennis Covington's novel Salvation on Sand Mountain. My question is... Would I use present perfect or past perfect when discussing Dennis Covington's novel ...
Sunday, April 26, 2015 by Caroline

Ela
Can you check if my answers are correct because i am having trouble with it? The Kingdoms End I stand at the edge of the sea, watching waves wash onto the sand. White foams spills over my feet into the moat of an abandoned castle. The king and his court have gone away, leaving...
Sunday, April 12, 2015 by Mariam

Language arts help???????
9. What is the most likely reason authors of research presentations use bullets and keep text short? (1 point) to encourage the audience to listen instead of read to show contrast between elements of design*** so you can use graphics to provide the meaning of the information ...
Sunday, April 12, 2015 by XenaGonzalez

English 3
Read the following passage from “Coyote v. Acme”: Such injuries sustained by Mr. Coyote have temporarily restricted his ability to make a living in his profession as predator. Mr. Coyote is self-employed and thus not eligible for Workmen’s Compensation. Which of...
Friday, March 27, 2015 by Ciaria

us history
Which statement best explains how Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Ned Buntline were similar? They all attempted to revive traditional religious values. They were all founders of influential social-reform movements. They all shaped the literary culture in the ...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 by Oscar

us history
Which statement best explains how Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Ned Buntline were similar? A. They all attempted to revive traditional religious values. B. They were all founders of influential social-reform movements. C. They all shaped the literary culture...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 by Oscar

Nobel Lecture by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
How did writers of the world influence Solzhenitsyn's career? A: Writers of the world, such as Heinrich Boll and Francois Mauriac, expanded Solzhenitsyn's literary outlook and motivated him to expose lies and reveal truth in his writing.
Monday, March 23, 2015 by Victoria

social studies
The growing popularity of newspapers, magazines, and books in the United States during the 19th century contributed to which of these? The emergence of a uniquely American literary style The expansion of educational opportunities for women and minorities The spread of ...
Saturday, March 21, 2015 by Oscar

Reading Comprehension
"The steady wash of the waves, the bobbing and swaying of the ship, the creak and groan of timbers, all told me the Seahawk was plowing toward home...Nervously,I glanced over my shoulder through the steerage cabin...I had neglected to consider something about the voices I...
Monday, March 16, 2015 by Nicole

English
For school I have to read Pride and Prejudice. My teacher gave us an assignment where we have to find a different literary element every couple of chapters. I have been searching for a while now and can't seem to find anything. It has to be between chapters 44 and 50 and ...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 by Radio Active Wear

Reading
What literary this is in the plane is a sled to ride
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 by Randon

English
Which statement most accurately contrasts the ideas of different literary periods? A. Anglo-Saxon literature focuses on free will, whereas Renaissance literature suggests that human beings are controlled by fate. B. Literature of the Middle Ages focuses on science, whereas ...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 by Emi

Novel
In chapter 9 of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, Charlotte goes to the forecastle for the first time since she has been aboard the Seahawk to get a needle for Ewing. What might this suggest about her character? Of what literary device is this an example?
Monday, March 2, 2015 by Nicole

books
In chapter 9 of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, where does Charlotte go for the first time since she has been aboard the Seahawk? For what does she go there? What might this suggest about her character? Of what literary device is this example?
Monday, March 2, 2015 by Nicole

English
Can someone please explain this poem to me and also the literary devices used? Thanks! "Like This" If anyone asks you how the perfect satisfaction of all our sexual wanting will look, lift your face and say, Like this. When someone mentions the gracefulness of the ...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by Sarah

LA
When did William Shakespeare live? A. in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth century b. in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century c.in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century Answer A 2. Which is NOT one of the differences between literary works and ...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 by Shawn

language arts
Read the following passage from the Odyssey, in which the Cyclops has captured Odysseus and his men: "You are a ninny, or else you come from the other end of nowhere, telling me, mind the gods! We Cyclopes care not a whistle for your thundering Zeus or all the gods in ...
Thursday, February 19, 2015 by sandra

Computer Literary
Which of the following is Not an example of debugging A)Looking for errors in programming code B)Fixing misspelled commands in programming code C)Solving faulty logic in programming code D)Upgrading to improve the programming code
Saturday, January 17, 2015 by Cowanna Agee

L.A.
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...
Friday, January 16, 2015 by L.A. Johnny Tremain

English
I have two questions for english that I honestly don't know… I put what I think it is but I think its completely wrong… 1. Which of the following is a possible setting for works of American literary realism? Check all that apply. a. American West* b. post-Civil ...
Thursday, January 15, 2015 by Ally

language art
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by anon

English
1) The tea was cold, the fire was dead; What figurative language is this? A)assonance Eliminate B)onomatopoeia C)alliteration D)internal rhyme 2) Which stylistic or literary device is used in the line: ‘Sick with a fear that had no form? A)simile and metaphor Eliminate B)...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by Sue.

english
Please someone check my answers. 1. Works such as "To Build a Fire" Naturalist writers such as Jack London advocated: -trusting entirely in the wisdom and ingenuity of human beings. -*respect for the power and wildness of the natural world* -remaining always within ...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 by ski

english check answers
Here’s a quick biography of how I came to be, 1 the junior lead detective who researches fearlessly. 2 The probability, I find, is just as good as coincidence 3 that I’ll find some hidden mystery by watching some events. 4 This vocation, fair and true, I stumbled on ...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 by 2phoneeeeee

english
Burned down to the ground, nothing left but the floor Which stylistic device does the author use in line 10 ? A)alliteration B)assonance C)personification D)repetition D? It’d seen a child die—Depression--a war, Which stylistic or literary device is demonstrated in ...
Monday, January 12, 2015 by 2phoneeeeee

Literary device
Hi. I have to do a column on a paper and I needed a little help deciding where these two lines should go.. The poem is Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar " Till its blood is red on the cruel bars; " and "When he beats his bars and he would be free" Here are ...
Friday, January 2, 2015 by Sarai

I did it.. Check Plz?
It saw with lucid eyes inhuman, divine Line 12 has an example of a stylistic device. What is that device called? A)allusion B)inversion <--- or A C)satire D)simile ------------------------------------ It’d seen a child die—Depression--a war,Bowed at the bedside of...
Friday, January 2, 2015 by Jill

English Please.
It had been there when the midwife had announced, ‘You’ve a boy.’ The hat was there when his wife had their second little joy. Why does the author MOST likely choose the words, ‘their second little joy’? A)They had twin boys. B)It expresses that their ...
Friday, January 2, 2015 by Jill

Language arts
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 by Channy-Boo

Literary Analysis
In works like "To Build a Fire", Naturalist writers such as Jack London advocated x trusting in the wisdom of the natural world Respect for the power and wildness of the natural world Remaining always within the protective boundaries of civilization Celebrating the ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 by Nicole

english
1. In works like "To Build a Fire," Naturalist writers such as Jack London advocated (Points : 5) trusting entirely in the wisdom and ingenuity of human beings. respect for the power and wildness of the natural world. remaining always within the protective boundaries...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 by Adam

English
The excerpt has an example of what literary device? “However, I altered my traps; and not to trouble you with particulars, going one morning to see my traps, I found in one of them a large old he-goat…” —Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe I think it is paradox...
Thursday, December 11, 2014 by Jackie

grade 10
guys I don't know what career i can do coz I chose math literary - business studies-geography- tourism so if you can help mi plz guyz
Thursday, December 11, 2014 by marlvin

English
Read The Wages of Sin and match literary analysis
Monday, December 8, 2014 by Anonymous

English Essay- The Great Gatsby
I am writing a literary essay about The Great Gatsby. My claim is "money cannot buy you happiness" I am working on the Literary device paragraph right now but I can't seem to find a motif/symbol in the story that can prove my claim. Help please!
Saturday, December 6, 2014 by Bella

English
i have to write a literary analysis on Romeo and Juliet. This what i did so far, In the story ‘Romeo and Juliet’, Romeo wanted to live happily with Juliet despite the hatred between their families. "Here's much to do with hate, but more with love," he ...
Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Epic

English 10
That cold autumn morning no eyes saw the sun, Which literary technique does this line use? metaphor imagery simile personification I was thinking imagery
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 by Priscilla Jonathan

English
Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar I KNOW what the caged bird feels, alas! When the sun is bright on the upland slopes; When the wind stirs soft through the springing grass, And the river flows like a stream of glass; When the first bird sings and the first bud opes, And the ...
Friday, November 7, 2014 by Sarah(please check my answers)

english
A few weeks ago I was in company with my friend Josephine S. Griffing, when the conductor of a streetcar refused to stop his car for me, although (I was) closely following Josephine and holding on to the iron rail. They dragged us a number of yards before she succeeded in ...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by student

English II
Compare the literary and rhetorical devices in Elie Wiesel's Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech and his novel Night. Explain how these elements impact tone and mood. Support your claims with evidence from the text.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 by john

spanish literature
what literary movement was La noche boca arriba?
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 by Ullysses

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