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English Ms. Sue
I would like to know how I could write this in my own words. I wondering if you could help me out because I don't know what to put. Thank you and enjoy the rest of your weekend. Style is known for being the literary element that makes language memorable. Style is basically...
Saturday, October 9, 2010 at 7:09pm

english
Explain why it is necessary to have the following literary elements in a piece of literature.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 12:00pm

English
Hi. I'm checking my son's homework and need some help myself. I know you can't give us the answers, but can you give us some choices that we can research? Former Indonesian president Suharto was sometimes referred to as a puppet master. What literary device is used...
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 8:16pm

English Quick?
Why is theme important? Is there a theme in every piece of literary writing?
Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 7:33pm

Literature
"They said that Jose was born with a ring of dirt around his neck, with grime under his fingernails, and skin calloused form the grainy twist of a shovel" What kind of literary device is this?
Friday, September 10, 2010 at 9:22pm

literary
Hi, I don't seem to understand Stephen King's "Why we crave horror movies" Give three examples of figurative language (in this case, a metapor) King uses. For each, explain what two things are being compared and state why you think this is an effective ...
Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 9:35pm

british literature
Name the literary element in each quotation.Defend your answer using the definition of the element. 1-"A sudden little river crossed my path/As unexpected as a serpent comes" "Childe roland to the Dark Tower Came" 2-"if i promised,i believe/i should ...
Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 7:42pm

writing
So I read books 12-16 of The Annals by Tactius and haven't yet finished the Civil War by Lucan. But after reading these two we are suppose to come up with a thesis statement to write a paper about literature in the time of Nero. This is only a rough draft since we still ...
Monday, September 6, 2010 at 8:09pm

English Literature
Question: Explain why Beowulf is an epic poem and why Beowulf is an epic hero This is what i have: Beowulf is a national epic or a long narrative poem. It involves a hero, Beowulf, who is larger than life. The poem concerns eternal serious human problems. Beowulf represents ...
Monday, September 6, 2010 at 7:21pm

English
What does occasion mean in literary analysis
Monday, August 30, 2010 at 7:47pm

English
I need help to error free assignment. Sappho born 630 B.C. in Lesbo. She was lyric poet. She wrote poetry that was admired by ancient world. Her poetry work was very personal in nature .She talk about herself, family , daughter and lovers. She also introduces ancient Greece to...
Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 9:06am

literary
Do you think that certain literature should be taught and/or anthologized because it is written by a woman or underrepresented ethnic group, even if it is at the expense of a "more inspiring" author? Do you think you would feel the same way if you were a different ...
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 9:24pm

LIT 210
Which author do you think most effectively utilized dramatic literary devices and conventions—Sophocles or Lorraine Hansberry? Explain your answer.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 3:53pm

Literature
What literature do you consider to be part of the United States' current literary canon, and why? o How do those selections reflect the cultural tradition of the United States? o What do you consider to be part of your personal literary canon?
Monday, August 9, 2010 at 6:27pm

Humanities
Compare and contrast the Greek and Roman civilizations in terms of cultural and artistic achievements, political and legal innovations, social and economic programs, philosophical, literary and intellectual enrichment, and constructive infrastructure. Which civilization has ...
Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 11:34pm

modern literature
Who are three authors that you consider to be in the literary canon today and evaluate whether you think these authors should be included in the canon.
Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 9:15am

English
Question: Much of the writing in Animal Farm uses verbal irony or situational irony to make a point. List three examples of verbal or situational irony and then state what is really meant in the passage or what actually happens in the plot. Answer: Animal Farm is a novel full ...
Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 3:12pm

Literature
Post a 150- to 300-word response to the following discussion question by clicking on Reply · Select one essay from this week’s assigned reading, and do the following: 1. Explain the most important difference between an essay and a short story, poem or play. 2. ...
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 11:37pm

eng
Can you please revise my first part of my paper. thanks Is his 1958 novel, “Things Fall Apart”, Chinua Achebe embraces his African culture with all its imperfections, he depicts the African Ibo clan’s beliefs and customs from an African perspective point of view...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 1:00am

literary
define modernism
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 3:15pm

English
What literary device that is common to Modernist poetry and this poem T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of Alfred J. Prufrock" Help Plz!!!!!!!
Friday, June 11, 2010 at 10:00am

Adv. Spanish
May you please see if the Spanish translation is properly worded and grammatically correct based on what I am trying to say it in English? Jorge Luis Borges is one of the great literary individuals of Argentina. He is a poet, essayist, and short-story writer. Born in Argentina...
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 9:09pm

English
Can you check if the following sentences are grammatically correct? Thank you very much for your invaluable help. 1.Septimus is not understood by his wife. 2.Clarissa and Septimus have both a weak personality OR …. both have 3.In the third kind of interior monologue the ...
Monday, May 31, 2010 at 3:04pm

English
What is an antithesis? and I can i create one if my thesis is "Using the characters in these literary pieces both authors assert that humans are naturally inclined to exhibit dark or evil side". My 3 arguments are that metamorphises, quest for the surreal and immoral...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 2:59pm

English /Lit
Using literary elements,compare and contrast Abigail Adams letter to her daughter with Jean de Crevecoeur's essay from letter to an American farmer. Now i read both essays, and im very fond of both of them . but i have trouble on what to compare and contrast on them, and ...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 1:11pm

English
Thank you very much for your last corrections. Can you check these sentences too? 1)Particular attention is paid to the analysis ad recollection of the impressions that an outside event causes in the inner world of the characters. 2) The facts are presented from different ...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 7:16pm

English
Thanks for your last corrections. Can you check these sentences too? 1)Particular attention is paid to the analysis ad recollection of the impressions that an outside event causes in the inner world of the characters. 2) The facts are presented from different points of view at...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 4:24pm

literary
1. Hopkins’s use of “seared,” “bleared,” and “smeared” is an example of A. metaphor. C. simile. B. assonance. D. alliteration. 2. A villanelle is A. a narrative poem written in blank verse. B. a formal poem using extensive repetition. C. a ...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 12:02pm

litureature
According to the analyses of the stories you were asked to read, "A Pair of Silk Stockings" best represents literary
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 12:13pm

Music
What literary devices are in the song "Me Against the World" by Tupac Shakur?
Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 5:35pm

English
Thank you very much for your last corrections. Here are some more sentences on Virginia Woolf's biography. I really hope you can check them. 1) Virginia’s childhood was deeply affected by the death of her mother and the presence of an aggressive and domineering father...
Monday, April 26, 2010 at 5:53pm

literature
list the literary works that you would put in your personal literary canon.
Sunday, April 25, 2010 at 11:40pm

language arts
I need help finding Literary Terms.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 2:58pm

bege 101
give example of literary and non-literary prose by citing examples from any of your choice-350 words
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 10:05am

literary
what is a good analogy for the word topic
Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 5:40pm

english
literary and non-literary prose.. i have to write a passage citing examples of the above on a source of my choice... so what do they mean.. or how should i go about it...
Monday, April 5, 2010 at 4:56pm

literary
please can you examples on consonance, allusion,alliteration and juxtaposition?
Monday, March 29, 2010 at 6:51pm

literary
what is the subordinating conjunction in this sentence..? I mentally outlined my essay while i waited for the bus.
Sunday, March 28, 2010 at 2:06am

English
What are some literary devices (simile, metaphor, flashback, etc.) that are used in the song, "A whole new world" from Aladdin?
Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 11:13pm

English
I am working on a descriptive paragraph about a time when I was sick. It's not a whole story. Just a paragraph on how you felt at the starting. I remember getting sick somwhere at the end of Feb. I remember catching the stomach flu~ vomiting; Friday night. My paragraph is ...
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 8:53pm

English
Thank you very much for your last corrections. Can you please let me know if the following statements are correct? 1)Briefly outline the different types of narrator you can encounter when reading a narrative text/or in a narrative text? Refer then to the point of view from ...
Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 10:58am

8th grade litrature
literary terms in wreck of the hesperus
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 10:24pm

literary
How do authors of short stories use various literary devices to help with the development of theme?
Monday, March 1, 2010 at 11:10am

3rd grade
what are elements of a literary ela ment chart
Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 9:33pm

literary
what is personification, polysyllabic humor,synaesthesia, and vernacular??
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 8:38pm

literary
I need to make a timeline chart for the oedipus trilogy .any ideas
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 9:08pm

english
what are the literary devices in the song " if today was your last day" by nickelback?
Monday, February 15, 2010 at 3:50pm

american literature
literary elements such as alliteration, assonance, and consonance are used to create sound effects. list three literary elements that Poe used as sound devices in "Annabel Lee" and give an example of each from the poem
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 9:52pm

music
________ music is generally associated with nonmusical ideas and objects a. Character b. Program c. Recital d. Literary
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 7:51pm

music
music is generally associated with nonmusical ideas and objects a. character b. program c. recital d. literary
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 7:19pm

English
We are doing this group project where we have to teach the class our vocab words. My job for the project is to make big flashcards with pictures of the words on it. One of the words is vignette, and I have no idea what picture to use, the definition is short verbal description...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 5:06pm

literary English
I need help in the elaboration of "Neo that left you satiated". I'm supposed to describe what it would be like.
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 6:16pm

literary
write an essay on the religious language and reference to fire in McCathy's novel The Road
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 2:43pm

literary 123123123123123123123123
in "educating rita" does her language change and how do you know??
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 12:51pm

English
I was wondering if someone could tell me how I can improve my thesis statement/opening paragraph. I'm writing an essay on hamlet from the perspective of formalism (examining a work of literature's language and structure). Here it is: Formalism is a type of literary ...
Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 10:09pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
Hey, I was trying to figure out some similarities between the Stories Barrio Boy by Ernesto Galarza and No Gumption by Russell Baker. I got some, but I am supposed to make a four paragraph essay out of it. It would be great if you could list some similarities and differences. ...
Friday, January 22, 2010 at 8:03pm

Literary Analysis and Composition I
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 have...
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 7:25pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
Sorry, Apparently the last post i did didnt show my selections. Please check these answers for me. Thanks 1. Works such as "To Build a Fire" gave Naturalist writers such as Jack London a platform to argue that (Points: 5) human wisdom ingenuity can solve all problems...
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 3:55pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
Could you check my work for me? and please hurry, i have 40 minutes left to complete. Thanks so much! 1. Works such as "To Build a Fire" gave Naturalist writers such as Jack London a platform to argue that (Points: 5) human wisdom ingenuity can solve all problems. ...
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 3:44pm

British Literature
Please check my answers #11: Coffeehouses were centers for (A) literary activity (B) political debates © entertainment (D) all of the above. #11: D #12: After viewing the London Fire on September 2, 1666, Samuel Pepys (A) mailed a letter to his father (B) left town (C) ...
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 12:24am

Literary Analysis and Composition
Could you please check my answers? Thanks! 10. Identify how each gerund or gerund phrase is used in the sentence. All units will remain here for processing. (Points: 3) subject direct object predicate nominative X object of a preposition 11. Identify how each gerund or gerund ...
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 5:57pm

Literary Analysis and Composition
Please help me out with this question! I am still trying to understand participle phrases. Write the first and last word of the participial phrase. We studied the notes, including all the lectures and outlines.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 5:24pm

literary
what its the schwa sound?
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 7:59pm

literary
American Lit how did Jonathan Edwards balance his idea and his religion?
Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 8:02am

English
Can anyone help me find some literary elements in the novel "A Raisin in the Sun" showing that Walter was a hero in the end. Thanks....
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 6:30pm

English
Write a five paragraph papper on the importance of literary elements on literatuer. Use examples.
Monday, January 11, 2010 at 6:28pm

literary
what do we mean with the turning point in a story
Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 12:18am

literary
What literary device is Shakespeare employing when Malcolm says, "Angels are bright still, though the brightest fell"?
Monday, January 4, 2010 at 7:53pm

english
i have to write a literary analysis for the poem, "the tide rises, the tide falls". in the poem ive chosen write abt two elements, imagery and symbolism. and ive to analyse their purpose, effect, and place in the literary work's meaning. thus im just asking where...
Monday, December 21, 2009 at 4:47am

english
i have to write a literary analysis for the poem, "the tide rises, the tide falls". in the poem ive chosen write abt two elements, imagery and symbolism. and ive to analyse their purpose, effect, and place in the literary work's meaning. thus im just asking where...
Monday, December 21, 2009 at 3:25am

English - Shakespeare
I was wondering if you could help me find literary devices in this passage in "Much Ado about Nothing" by Shakespeare: BENEDICK That I neither feel how she should be loved nor know how she should be worthy, is the opinion that fire cannot melt out of me: I will die ...
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 1:01pm

literary
Choose 3 selections from literature that are united into one topic or theme. Your topic can be united by subject, author, genre, style, etc. (requirement) Good speeches will have one clear main topic throughout. My topic is (Remembrance) Thanks for any help.
Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 10:25pm

literary
what are t he five propagandas
Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 9:08am

literary
"bundle of services "is example of what literary device
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 8:10pm

Poetry, Part 2
1. Hopkins’s use of “seared,” “bleared,” and “smeared” is an example of A. metaphor. C. simile. B. assonance. D. alliteration. 2. A villanelle is A. a narrative poem written in blank verse. B. a formal poem using extensive repetition. C. a ...
Monday, December 7, 2009 at 6:16pm

English
I was wondering if you could help me find literary devices in this passage in "Othello" by Shakespeare: Desdemona: "My noble father, I do perceive here a divided duty: To you I am bound for life and education; My life and education both do learn me How to ...
Friday, December 4, 2009 at 10:05am

Hamlet
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. (I.iv.90) Using two different literary devices, prove or refute the quotation above.
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 7:50pm

English
Hamlet: I need to look at the passages from Acts IV and V and assess their impact within the context of the whole play. I have already done so and it's giving me these questions using a passage. I need some help, please. :) Passage 1: " Now, whether it be Bestial ...
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 1:33pm

english II
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Semicolons and Colons the answer is c. A.Daniel Boone was born in Pennsylvania; his parents were English Quakers. B.Leftover turkey can be used in turkey tetrazzini, turkey burgers, and turkey chowder. C.In 1819, the Baptists founded ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 8:20pm

english II
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Semicolons and Colons the answer is c. A.Daniel Boone was born in Pennsylvania; his parents were English Quakers. B.Leftover turkey can be used in turkey tetrazzini, turkey burgers, and turkey chowder. C.In 1819, the Baptists founded ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 7:38pm

english II
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Semicolons and Colons the answer is b. A.Daniel Boone was born in Pennsylvania; his parents were English Quakers. B.Leftover turkey can be used in turkey tetrazzini, turkey burgers, and turkey chowder. C.In 1819, the Baptists founded ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 6:48pm

Re Literary post with questions
Your post has been removed. 1. Choose a more appropriate screen name. Further posts with that name will be removed. 2. Once you write up YOUR THOUGHTS, please re-post with a suitable screen name, and someone here will be happy to comment.
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 9:09pm

Literary Devices
When an author quotes another author in his novel, writes a poem in his book that he was reminded of when the events happened and that corresponds with what is happening in the text, what is that called? Is it a literary device? It can't be allusion.. I'm talking about...
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 12:30am

English
What are the meanings of the following literary terms: 1. Biological Criticism 2. Historical Criticism 3. Reader-Response Criticism 4. Formal Criticism 5. Gender Criticism 6. Marxist/Marxian Criticism 7. Psychological Criticism
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 10:23am

literature
Using Literary Elements, Can You Compare And Contrast Abigail Adams' Letter To Her Daughter With Jean De Crevecoeur's Essay From Letters From An American Farmer.
Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 7:14pm

literary
what is foreshadowing and what is flashback?
Monday, October 12, 2009 at 8:49pm

Lit
Where can I find a list of literary themes?
Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 7:42pm

English
Edit and review please. Write an essay in which you analyze the changes in the literary selections you have read thus far, beginning with the Anglo-Saxon period and going through the seventeenth century. What differences do you notice in the topics, themes and writing styles? ...
Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 3:33pm

English- schools of literary criticism
Hi there, I've really been trying to understand the theory of postmodern criticism and modern criticism, but I still can't seem to understand what it is. I've been researching on the web, & it's still not very clear. I hope someone can help me out here. thanks ...
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 3:52pm

English lit essay check
7) Write an essay in which you analyze the changes in the literary selections you have read thus far, beginning with the Anglo-Saxon period and going thru the seventeenth century. What differences do you notice in the topics, themes and writing styles? What similarities are ...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 6:45pm

literary
in literary terms a character whose actions are inspiring or noble is?
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 5:51pm

Finance
Your group has been hired by an advertising firm that is developing a series of commercials for family-oriented products geared toward the entire family. They want to develop a series of commercials that will target family members at various life stages. Your group needs to ...
Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 10:23pm

psychology
Your group has been hired by an advertising firm that is developing a series of commercials for family-oriented products geared toward the entire family. They want to develop a series of commercials that will target family members at various life stages. Your group needs to ...
Monday, September 21, 2009 at 2:49am

Literary-Studies
Arundhati Roy's novel The God of Small Things' issues on feminism?
Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 6:38am

literary
How do poets utilize devices and conventions to develope themes in their poetry? Support your answer with examples from the assigned reading
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 11:51pm

Help with American History assignment
Need help with American History. 1. Explain how conflicts and rivalries among European nations both helped and hindered the American struggle for independence. 2. Compare and contrast the British and the American conduct of the war. How did each side propose to “...
Friday, August 14, 2009 at 9:44am

literature
Regarding the difference between fiction and nonfiction, which statement is most accurate? A. Nonfiction writers are more often free to move about in time and space. B. Literary fiction does little except inform and specify. C. Nonfiction writers are free to embellish the ...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 11:19pm

10th grade english
Please help me. I just finished the Road by Cormac McCarthy and I really need help. I am so confised by this book, and I have to find the Plot, Setting and how it affects the story, Characters and how they differ, Literary devices used in this book, and quotes from the text to...
Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at 11:34pm

10th grade english
Ok, I need help on the book "The Road" By cormac McCarthy. I need to know 3 themes, the plot, the setting and how it affects the story, and Literary devices used in the story! Thanks so much!
Sunday, July 26, 2009 at 4:23pm

literature
I need help developing a thesis statement for an analytical essay on Oedipus Rex and A Raisin in the Sun. I have to compare and contrast these two pieces of literary work. Can someone please help me?
Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 10:49pm

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