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English
the literary device of foreshadowing is used in which of the following excerpts? They're spoiled and we're spoiled Those screams -- they sound familiar I have a feeling it'll be Africa again before then They're not old enough to do that alone, I explained My answer is the ...
Monday, March 20, 2017 by Steve

english
What are the literary devices used here? "I am frightened: I dare think this way no more. This way lies the abyss. It is not now the time but I will not lose these thoughts, I will keep them, shut them away until the war is ended. My heart beats fast: this is the aim, the ...
Monday, March 13, 2017 by Jamie

english
Which literary device is used in this poem? For a Lady I Know by Countee Cullen She even thinks that up in heaven Her class lies late and snores While poor black cherubs rise at seven To do celestial chores. a. onomatopoeia b. repetition c. hyperbole d. paradox e' simile I ...
Sunday, March 12, 2017 by marie

english
In which sentence is the literary device litotes used? a. He did not know where this road led. b. He disagreed with the coach’s strategy. c. He declined Jerry’s invitation to go fishing. d. He commented that her house was no palace. e. He was distraught at the state of ...
Saturday, March 11, 2017 by catie

english
Which is true of a literary argument? a. It should be impassioned in tone. b. It must be made by literary critics. c. It is a disagreement between two literary works. d. None of the above I am thinking the answer in D because a literary argument is making a claim and then ...
Thursday, March 9, 2017 by catie

science
Which of the following is a reason to use parallel sentence structures in a literary analysis essay?
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by pamela

English
Horror, fantasy, and comedy are all _______ of novels. A. informational types ==B. subgenres C. styles D. literary kinds The side characters in novels tend to A. have lives and stories of their own. B. be less developed than in short stories. C. be present in every single ...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by Anonymous

English
Read the following line from "The Pin": I felt like a character in an old Jimmy Stewart movie. The reference to "Jimmy Stewart" in this line is most likely intended as a (an) _________ allusion. a.) biblical b.) literary** c.) historical d.) mythological I this right?? I know ...
Sunday, January 29, 2017 by Emmy

English language arts
Can somebody PLEASE help me with this question urgently? What literary device is used in the STANZA below? it was going to be one of those days jinxed hexed hapless hopeless Choices: a.Onomatopoeia b.Alliteration c.Personification d.Metaphor thank you!!!!
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by Emmybelle

English
HELP PLEASE! WILL MEDAL!!!! 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 the WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM - 1963. Provide an explanation for your choices how the role you ...
Monday, January 9, 2017 by Hey I know that this question isint about language arts but if you go to connections I need some hel

literary
when considering a business venture , you should consider factors such as your financial resources, your special skills, where you live and what you like to do with your time
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 by Gus

Please help, History
4. How does Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar reflect central literary themes common throughout the Renaissance? (1 point) It honors the scholarly achievements and cultural glory of a utopian society. It advocates for political and religious reform through the use of realism...
Friday, December 23, 2016 by Phoenix

English
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.personification Idk if ...
Saturday, December 17, 2016 by Aubree (Answer Check)

LANGUAGE ARTS
11. This question asks about your work in your reading role. You may use your novel to help you answer the question. 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. ...
Friday, December 16, 2016 by help

Language
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 9, 2016 by damara

Ummmm, LA Help?
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 The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by Agala

Language Arts
Read the following passage. Then answer the questions that follow. THE OLYMPIC SWIMMER Who will be the winner bold? Athletes from both far and near Train and Strain to be the best. But who will win the medal gold? Swimmers swivel, splash, and kick Back and forth in a clear, ...
Monday, December 5, 2016 by Brianna

Literary Studies
Why does Frances from "Superstitions" make rules and rituals?
Sunday, November 27, 2016 by bmc13

LA
this passage is an example of which of the following types of literary nonfiction? autobiography biography reflection narration is the answer D the passage is titled "A very speical flower"
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by LEgit_VIPer

English
What is one of the strongest literary images in "Orphans Give Indian Couple Will to Live; 2004 Tsunami Killed Their Son, Two Daughters" by Shaikh Azizur Rahman?
Sunday, October 30, 2016 by Just a confused person...

English
What is one of the strongest literary images in "Spring is like a perhaps hand" by E.E. Cummings?
Sunday, October 30, 2016 by Just a confused person...

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 recent...
Thursday, October 27, 2016 by Martin1162

Language Arts Help
Georgia O'Keeffe was one of the most famous painters of the twentieth century. At a time when a few women achieved great success as artists, she dazzled the world with her enormous canvases of brightly colored flowers and her rustic renderings of the Southwest desert. She was ...
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 by Sahara

English
Describe one of the strongest literary images ( not a picture or drawing from the reading ) you encountered from the following literature: -from Of Wolves and Men by Barry Holstun Lopez -"Birches" by Robert Frost - "Haiku" by Kaga no Chiyo - "Haiku" by Basho - "Spring is like ...
Saturday, October 22, 2016 by Just a confused person...

English
Does writing an expository paragraph or writing a literary paragraph or writing a persuasive paragraph come first alphabetically?
Friday, October 21, 2016 by Lenae

Language Arts
1. which of the following elements should be included in your critical review? A narrative with plot line <----- A main claim about two or more works Graphics such as chart and tables Third person point of view An analysis of literary elements such as characters, plot or ...
Thursday, September 15, 2016 by Karla bilmore

Language Arts (HELP MEE!!)
which of the following elements should be included in your critical review? A narrative with plot line A main claim about two or more works•• Graphics such as chart and tables Third person point of view An analysis of literary elements such as characters, plot or theme••
Thursday, September 15, 2016 by Lolo

English II
Explain how your mystery/legend contains the following literary elements: I chose Atlantis as my mystery/legend. I am not sure what they mean when they say scene. My answer is as follows. a. Setting b. Plot c. Characters d. Conflict e. Scene The legend/mystery of Atlantis ...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by Sue

English
Annotating a book. How many literary devices should you list down?
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by Jack

English - Literary Device
"American music made Chinese music sound like noise" Would this be considered a simile? If so why?
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 by John Doe

English
How do I relate literary operators to meaningless words?
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 by rach16

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 recent...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 by Noemi

English
In Edgar Allan Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado," the literary device of foreshadowing is used to create mystery when Montressor tells Fortunato a. "You are a man to be missed." b. "A draught of this Medoc will defend us from the damps." c. "You were not to be found, and I was ...
Saturday, June 11, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which phrase best defines an epic simile? a. a figure of speech in which one thing is spoken of as if it were something else b. a literary technique that involves differences between meaning and intention c. a work created in imitation of another d. a long, elaborate ...
Saturday, June 11, 2016 by Kaai97

Language arts
. This question asks about your work in your reading role. You may use your novel to help you answer the question. 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 The Giver. Provide ...
Monday, June 6, 2016 by jj

ENGLISH
Prewriting: Choosing Your Topic Use the chart below to take notes on two literary works that you have found while browsing. These two works should have enough similarities to make connections between them and to draw comparisons. Story Author Plot Characters Theme Drafting: ...
Saturday, June 4, 2016 by I NEED HELP FAST PLEASE!!!!!

E.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 dragonwings. provide an explanation fr your choices. how did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...
Thursday, June 2, 2016 by PLEASE HELPPPPP

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 recent...
Sunday, May 29, 2016 by quick help needed

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 recent...
Sunday, May 29, 2016 by quick help needed

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 recent...
Sunday, May 29, 2016 by quick help needed

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 recent...
Saturday, May 28, 2016 by quick help needed

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 recent...
Saturday, May 28, 2016 by quick help needed

English
The following quote from “An Ancient Gesture” is an example of what literary element? “I thought, as I wiped my eyes on the corner of my apron: Penelope did this too. And more than once: you can’t keep weaving all day And undoing it all through the night;” A. ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by quick help needed

lang arts
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 The Giver. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you understand more ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by Help please the giver

language
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 walk to moons provide an explanation for your choices how did the role you selected and the work you completed help you to understand ...
Saturday, May 14, 2016 by avery

Laungauge
Think about the work you completed in your reading role. Determined the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Walk Two Moons. Provide and explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you to ...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 by helpplease

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 recent...
Saturday, May 7, 2016 by quick help needed

History
7.)The growing popularity of newspapers, magazines, & books in the united states during the 19th century contributed to which of these? A.)The emergence of a uniquely American literary style B.)The expansion of educational opportunities for women and minorities*** C.)The ...
Monday, May 2, 2016 by #FreeGucci

English
Literary Analysis: Plot Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I smiled to myself as I remembered the game that made me a star ten years ago . . . The rain was pouring down as I stepped out onto the football field. It was the last game of the season, and ...
Monday, May 2, 2016 by quick help please

English
Based on what you know of the events of the story “The Cask of Amontillado,” Fortunato’s name in this story is an example of what literary element? A. irony B. characterization C. foreshadowing D. suspense A?
Monday, May 2, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Literary Analysis: Author’s Voice Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I’ve come to terms with my dreaminess, my absent-mindedness—well, okay, my ditziness! Why do I characterize myself this way? A few examples might make this description very ...
Monday, May 2, 2016 by quick help needed

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 recent...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by quick help needed

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 recent...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by quick help needed

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 recent...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Literary Analysis: Plot Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I smiled to myself as I remembered the game that made me a star ten years ago . . . The rain was pouring down as I stepped out onto the football field. It was the last game of the season, and ...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by quick help needed

English
Literary Analysis: Author’s Voice Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I’ve come to terms with my dreaminess, my absent-mindedness—well, okay, my ditziness! Why do I characterize myself this way? A few examples might make this description very ...
Sunday, May 1, 2016 by quick help needed

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: a. be ...
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 some ...
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 the black power ...
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 sorts o' birds. Last winter she got the ...
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.personification 2....
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 based...
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, and persuasively (Not...
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--didn't cut the pages. But what ...
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

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