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June 30, 2015

Homework Help: English: Literary Terms

Recent Homework Questions About Literary Terms

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

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 25, 2014 by Asther

english
I need to find literary criticism for the book Of Human Bondage for my essay, but I am unable to find it. Can you help me?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 by anonymous

Englih Reply
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 by Ryder

English
Is there a literary term behind the phrase, "crafted but easily shattered."
Sunday, August 31, 2014 by Ryder

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 by cindy

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 by Kandice

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 by linda

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 by Unmei

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 by Unmei

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 by Caleb

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 by Frank

English
Which literary movement consists of honest and open descriptions the setting and characters?
Thursday, May 8, 2014 by Anonymous

reading
two elements in literary settings what are they?
Saturday, May 3, 2014 by yasminb

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 by yasminb

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 by Carlos

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 by Kimberly :(

English
Which literary term best matches this? A group of four rhyming lines.
Saturday, April 12, 2014 by Anonymous

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 by Manny

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 by Reina B.

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 by Wendy

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 by Carl

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 by Alex

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 by Talha

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 by snow

English
Which literary writing style uses humor to comment on serious subject matter? Answers are Satire Essay Tragedy Allegory Thanks
Monday, March 17, 2014 by snow

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 by Abby

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 by Alex

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 by Hannah

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 by David

english
What literary tradition immediately preceded the novel tradition? short story romance fable
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 by santi

Literary term
What is the definition of universality in regard to literary term? What is one example of this ?
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 by Anonymous

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 by amy

english
state the distinguishing features of literary writing by citing examples and discussing them
Sunday, January 26, 2014 by Anonymous

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 by Cassidy

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 by Sarah

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 by Me

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 by Cassie

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 by Cassie

LITERARY
What kind of complement is the underlined word? Fill the *bucket* with potting soil.
Monday, December 16, 2013 by english 1

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 by Ellie

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 by Cassie

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 by Anonymous

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 by Gabby

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 by Laura

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

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 by Mariek

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 by ezekiel

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 by vickie

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 by Kelley

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 by Sam

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