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english 11
CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP .....I THINK ANSWERS ARE A, C, D, B, A, A PLEASE CHECK MY WORK AND PLACE RIGHT ANSWER? 1. Which of the following statements about literary movements is NOT true? (1 point)A literary movement is a period that shares a particular set of ideas, concerns, ...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 by Anonymous

English
What was Longfellow's literary zeal??
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 by Anonymous

ENG 365 Issues in Literature
I have a summary paper to do that is suppose to be 8-10 pages. The problem that I am having is where to get started. This is what the teacher want us to do. Relate your life in work, social responsibility, and/or individual responsibility to a literary work. What themes do you...
Thursday, March 1, 2012 by Anonymous

Business And Technical Writing-Proposals and Speci
These are the ones I'm not 100% sure about Ive looked it up in the book and I just not sure please help me. 1.One advantage of topic outlines is that they provide A. topic sentences for your paragraphs. B. new ideas for your outline. C. internal headings for your document. D. ...
Monday, February 27, 2012 by alisha221

English
Writeacher, here is the other question I'd like them to answer. 1) Go over George Orwell's life focusing your attention on those episodes which strengthened his indifference to accepted values and strong-mindedness. (I don’t want students to repeat Orwell’s life but to ...
Sunday, February 26, 2012 by Henry2

Literary Composistion
For this essay choose one of the stories from Units 1-7 of your literature lessons. Imagine that you are the author of the story and using first person point of view introduce yourself, your story, and state the theme of your story. Then explain how you (as the author) ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 by A student

English-please help!
It must be nice," she said. "It must be very nice. I wish women could do such things." "It ain't the right kind of a life for a woman. Her upper lip raised a little, showing her teeth. "How do you know? How can you tell?" she said. "I don't know, ma'am," he protested. "Of ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 by Jess

English
It must be nice," she said. "It must be very nice. I wish women could do such things." "It ain't the right kind of a life for a woman. Her upper lip raised a little, showing her teeth. "How do you know? How can you tell?" she said. "I don't know, ma'am," he protested. "Of ...
Monday, February 20, 2012 by Jess

Short Stories
1.In "Paul's Case," why does Paul go to work early? A. He didn't want to get caught skipping school. B. He liked looking at the pictures in the art gallery. C. He wanted to wrestle with the other boys. D. He didn't want to lose his job. (B) ? 2. Which one of the following ...
Saturday, February 18, 2012 by Nick

english
1.In "Paul's Case," why does Paul go to work early? A. He didn't want to get caught skipping school. B. He liked looking at the pictures in the art gallery. C. He wanted to wrestle with the other boys. D. He didn't want to lose his job. 2. Which one of the following short ...
Friday, February 17, 2012 by Nick

AP English Literature
Can someone please help me? In Jane Eyre in chapter 1 with the quote, "every nerve I had feared him; and every morsel of flesh on my bones shrank when he came near," all the literary devices illustrate all of the following EXCEPT A) parallelism, B) hyperbole C) paradox, D) ...
Monday, February 13, 2012 by james

AP English Literature
"every nerve I had feared him; and every morsel of flesh on my bones shrank when he came near," uses all of the literary devices EXCEPT A) parallelism, B) hyperbole, C) paradox, D) personification, E) synecdoche
Monday, February 13, 2012 by james

english
i want to ask what be thematic statement? it say write 2 or 3 sentences that summarize the theme of the story. It should be the central idea of the story that reflects human nature. literary essay format for theme: Paragraph 1 : Thematic statment. write 2 to 3 sentences that ...
Thursday, February 9, 2012 by Mohammad

literary
the theme of metaphor could be summed up by which of the following?
Thursday, February 9, 2012 by ida

English
Writeacher, I think I should also improve a point related to the students' involvement. In particular, the last part should be clarified. Thank you. 1) A focus group, led by the school principal and made up of participating students, the contact person, the participating ...
Sunday, February 5, 2012 by Henry2

English
Thank you very much. Here is the second part. Some data are unclear. I hope you can help me. 1) “Focus group” led by the school principal made up of the participating students (or the students involved in the project), the contact person (also: reporting person) , the ...
Saturday, February 4, 2012 by Henry2

English
Writeacher, thank you very much for your cooperation. At last, I received part of the project to check. I translated it literally but I think it should be improved since it is too concise. I'd like to know your opinion. Cooperation and Communication among partecipating ...
Saturday, February 4, 2012 by Henry2

literary
what are least three elements in the poem that you found interesting or engaging(e.g., form, language, conten, and/or other literary elements).
Sunday, January 29, 2012 by Anonymous

poetry
I need help on figuring out the type of poem and developing a theme and meaning the themes/meaning is confusing me on some of them “No, Thank You, John” I never said I loved you, John: Why will you tease me day by day, And wax a weariness to think upon With always “do...
Friday, January 27, 2012 by Nae

Poetry
“Sonnet 30” p. 960 Author: William Shakespeare. Type of Poem: Sonnet. Poetry/Literary Terms: Theme/Meaning: “Casey at the Bat” p.42 Author: Ernest Lawrence Thayer Type of Poem: ______________________ Poetry/Literary Terms: Theme/Meaning: “The Raven” p. 940 Author: ...
Friday, January 27, 2012 by Nar

Literature & Writing
In Bless Me, Ultima I have some questions about the scenes where Antonio talk with Florence about sin and God in chapter 17. The page numbers are in the 190s in the small book or early 200s in the bigger book. I lots of ideas, but it's nice to have external feedback. 1. Why is...
Saturday, January 21, 2012 by Joel

english
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...
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 by someone

English
When writing a literary analysis on a book series, how to you denote the series title differently than the title of an individual book?
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 by Nathaniel

ELA
"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly" and my interpretation of this quote is that If you truly believe in yourself, you can make the right decisions. I need help to relate this quote to ROmeo and Juliet with an appropriate literary element.
Monday, January 16, 2012 by LISA

English
I want a sophisticated transition word for the first paragraph of a literary essay, what should i use?
Sunday, January 15, 2012 by Saphire

English
Hi, i have to write an literary essay for The Great Gatsby and the topic is "IN THE GREAT GATSBY, THE AMERICAN DREAM IS PRESENTED AS A TRAP." Can you give me some advice on how to write it and how to start it with a really nice hook? Our teacher says the hook is very important...
Saturday, January 14, 2012 by Bonnie

english
what is mary e. wilkins freeman literary style of writing
Saturday, January 14, 2012 by lora

English
I PUT THIS UP AND NO ONE HELPED:( what are the literary elements in my poem? i just wrote it i didn't think about that and now i need to find some but all i can see is alliteration. PLEASE HELP All I Want is Us When nothing else remains, I want to know if you’ll stand by my ...
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 by Jahnay

books
stephen crane washington irving henry james theodore dreiser bret harte mary e.wilkins freeman mark twain jack london kate chopin sarah orne jewett herman melville what is the literary style for each author Realism regionalism or Naturalism romanticism
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 by sam

English
1) The following passage is an example of which literary element? "Give back your heart to itself, to the stranger who has loved you all your life, whom you ignored for another, who knows you by heart." a)paradox b)magical realism c)metaphor d)hyperbole* 2)In the poem "Two ...
Monday, January 9, 2012 by Robert

english
Could someone check my answers please?From "When Grees Meets Greek" 1) What can you conclude from the wording of the following text? "One morning Ramkilawansingh(after this, we calling this man Ram) was making a study of the noticeboards along Westbourne Grove what does ...
Monday, January 9, 2012 by jason

does any1 help with english! :-)
what are the literary elements in my poem? i just wrote it i didn't think about that and now i need to find some but all i can see is alliteration. PLEASE HELP
Monday, January 9, 2012 by Jahnay

literary
how do i find the literary device in this poem? Her beam on the waves, I gazed awhile On her cold smile Too cold-too cold for me-\ There pass'd as a shroud A fleecy cloud, And i turned away to thee, Proud Evening Star
Saturday, January 7, 2012 by marie

ENGLISH-TOPICS OF LITERATURE
This week’s assignment requires that you prepare a reading journal. The reading for the journal is Naguth Mahfouz's "The Lawsuit." In preparing your reading journal, you will be asked to write some responses, summaries, and a précis. Be mindful that the reading journal is ...
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 by JESSICA910

Question
Will these clubs below help me get into one of these colleges: 1. Illinois state university school of arts 2. Yale University School of Arts 3. The Illinois Institute of Art — Chicago 9th Grade Club • Epiphany (Literary Magazine) • Heart Club • Helping Hands • QED- (...
Friday, December 30, 2011 by Lauren

English
Could you please check these sentences, please? Thank you. 1) Jane Austen appeared on the literary scene with her novel of manners based on the premise (synonym?) that there is (was?) a vital relationship between manners, social behavior and character. 2) They are usually set ...
Saturday, December 17, 2011 by Henry2

author
1. A classic is a literary work a. that is at least 50 years old b. has been commonly recognized as a superior work c. that nobody understands ot likes 2. The write O. Henry is known for his a. endings with an ironic teist b. humor c. stories about the rich 3. F. Scott ...
Friday, December 16, 2011 by even

English (URGENT)
How many paragraphs does a literary review have? This is a writing assignment for Grade 12 English. I need to write literary review on an article I find on the internet. I have an identification paragraph that talks about the author's credentials. Then I have a paragraph that ...
Monday, December 12, 2011 by John

English
Sorry. I forgot to check the last sentences. Thank you very much for your corrections. 1) He then left for Boston where he published his first collection of poems. As these works didn’t bring him any money, he decided to enlist in Army (to enter the Army) where he remained ...
Monday, December 12, 2011 by Henry2

English
Could you please check these sentences on Poe's life? Thank you. 1) List the sounds and the movements made by the following animals: owl, goose... 2)Edgar Allan Poe was born as Edgar Poe in Boston, Massachusetts. He is considered part of the American Romantic Movement and is ...
Monday, December 12, 2011 by Henry2

English 12 Essay
I corrected my grammar errors from my last post. Don't bother checking to see if I got it right or not. My two body paragraphs seems to be a bit long. First idea is his jobs as a reporter/writer for newspapers and magazines. Second idea is his literary influences. Any ...
Monday, December 5, 2011 by Anoymous

English 12 Essay
I posted this many times. I just want a list of comments about my essay not criticism (I don't think the things I wrote is wrong. This is what I got from articles. My essay is about the jobs he did and his literary influences. This is my topic of my essay.) People stated my ...
Sunday, December 4, 2011 by Anoymous

English 12: Research Essay
I'm doing a research paper on Ernest Hemingway. I have to write 1,500 word essay on it. I chose to write about his jobs that helped him gain experience for writing and about his literary influences. I need this for marks. I need people to read it over and what they think about...
Saturday, December 3, 2011 by NeedHelp

English12 (EssayCheck Part 3)
This is part 3 of my essay. Give any feedback. Any suggestions. This peer editing is part of my marks for my essay. Anytime you got can you look over my essay. don't worry about errors I got that cover. Ernest Hemingway had many writers as his literary influences that helped ...
Saturday, December 3, 2011 by NeedHelp

English12 (EssayCheck Part 2)
I know I posted this but, I need suggestions on my essay. I'm going to break this into parts so it doesn't look so long make it easier. Please give me any feedback. I just want to know what you think about it. Don't worry about grammar errors for now. I need this for marks on ...
Saturday, December 3, 2011 by NeedHelp

English12 (EssayCheck Part 1)
I know I posted this but, I need suggestions on my essay. I'm going to break this into parts so it doesn't look so long make it easier. Please give me any feedback. I just want to know what you think about it. Don't worry about grammar errors for now. I need this for marks on ...
Saturday, December 3, 2011 by NeedHelp

English 12
Can someone look over my essay please. Tell me anything that needs changing. Any feedback would be great. Give suggestions if you have any I would really appreciate it. ps: I know it's long: 1,301 words Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway was a great writer who influenced many ...
Friday, December 2, 2011 by NeedHelp

language arts
What is a good website that would tell me literary facts/vocab, ways to identify it, and the purpose of the literature genre mystery?
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 by cowgirl

literary
What are a few allusions to Oedipus in literature, besides Froid? I can use references from either fiction or non-fiction. Please help I Haven't been able to find anything online
Thursday, November 17, 2011 by Vanessa

english
what does occassion mean as a literary element
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 by jaelon

literary
The snake hissed loudly and attacked the rat. what literary term does this use?
Monday, November 14, 2011 by Lauren

english
rite a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you do the following: oEvaluate the literary elements and structural devices in the selected poems and literature. oDescribe images of diverse cultureethnicity, race, class, gender, and ageand stereotyping that exist in the literature...
Monday, November 14, 2011 by joann

English
this crime is holy-------what kind of literary device is this?
Sunday, November 13, 2011 by Brian

Science
Do you have an example or format for a science project literary review?
Saturday, November 12, 2011 by Bailey

literary
Do many people believe what they do without giving those beliefs critical scrutiny?
Friday, November 11, 2011 by Anonymous

english lit
I am writing a paper on "On the Amtrak from boston to new york city" by sherman alexie. I need to detail how the poet used literary conventions and poetic devices such as meter, imagery, and symbolism to communicate the meaning of the poem. I have the imagery and symbolism ...
Sunday, November 6, 2011 by m

English
What are some examples of literary devices for irony, foreshadowing and symbols in the story of Alex Rider Scorpia rising \
Friday, November 4, 2011 by Anonymous

english help asap
this is my intro to my comparison essay, but i feel like there should be something extra before "an analysis..." but i don't know what i should write. this is what i have so far: Miley Cyrus song “The Climb” is not only one of my favourite songs, but so is Katy Perry’s ...
Friday, November 4, 2011 by lalala

english
my comparison essay introduction paragraph. can someone help me think of what to wrtie before the "an analysis...." i just need a general idea of what to write because im stuck. here the intro: Miley Cyrus song “The Climb” is not only one of my favourite songs, but so is ...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 by lalala

english
Can somebody help me restate my thesis please. statement for the conclusion. My thesis is: An analysis of the literary devices in Katy Perry " Fireworks" and Miley Cyrus " The Climb" reveals Miley Cyrus creates a better argument for how every person is an exclusive individual ...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 by jane

English
HELP. How do would you annotate this? and answer the questions under the passage..??? But now, fearing death, all eyes fixed on Charybdis now Scylla snatched six men from our hollow ship, the toughest, strongest hands I had, and glancing backward over the decks, searching for ...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 by Sarah

eng 125
Reflecting on this week’s literary readings, as well as your own reading experiences, identify at least one major similarity and one major difference between the forms of the short story and the poem. How do the differences between these literary forms affect how you read ...
Thursday, October 27, 2011 by andre

literary
I tried to re-write the essay please check it for me again . Thank you Sra Antigone and Whale Rider In the play Antigone by Sophocles and movie whale rider directed by Caro. The two characters are Paikea and Antigone both has similarities in common. Both are considered Heros ...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 by manal

literary
Thank you Sra and really I appreciate you quick response to my essay, still I have enough time. Thank alot
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 by manal

literary
I have to write a comparative essay please review it for me thank you. Antigone and Whale Rider In the play Antigone by Sophocles and movie whale rider directed by Caro. The two characters are Paikea and Antigone they both have similarities in common .Both are considered Hero...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 by manal

English
Read the following passage out loud, and then answer questions 5–7. “Its pendulum swung to and fro with a dull, heavy, monotonous clang; and when the minute-hand made the circuit of the face, and the hour was to be stricken, there came from the brazen lungs of the clock a ...
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 by Laci

English
Multiple Choice 1. Read the following passage from Edgar Allan Poe's "Annabel Lee": "It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee;– And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to ...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 by Laci

English
Could you please recommend me a site where students can learn how to write cohesive and grammatically correct paragraphs? They are asked to write ten-line paragraphs on each of the literary and historical topic dealt with in their book but their grammar is very poor and don't ...
Sunday, October 16, 2011 by Henry

English
Thank you very much. However, my first- and second-year students have both a course and an exercise book (with plenty of activities) to complete. The lazy and unmotivated students are those from the fourth and fifth year. They are expected to learn literature. They should be ...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 by Henry2

literature
All literature involves some kind of performance which is intended for an audience. Sometimes, however, the performative quality of a work (i.e., the fact that it is being presented to an audience) is more obvious than at others. Drama and poetry, for example, tend to ...
Thursday, October 6, 2011 by sheri

English Lit
how would chartering a royal literary society increase the power of France's Louis XIII and Cardinal Richelieu?
Thursday, October 6, 2011 by Renee

language arts
15 literary devices in chapter 17 of to kill a mockingbird
Friday, September 30, 2011 by henry

help please:-)
plagiarism is often times described as: A. An honest mistake B. literary threft C. cheating D. both B & C i got C.Is it right? What do you think?
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 by ciara

literary
what literacy device is used in the statement? former indonesian president suharto was sometimes referred to as a puppet master.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 by alyssa

literary
Former Indonisean President Suharto was sometimes referred to as a puppet master
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 by maria

Native Americans
What were some of the major achievements in the U.S. during this time period? I know they founded the continents, but I do not know the specifications. Also, were there any major literary movements developed during this period period? Thank You
Thursday, September 15, 2011 by Ann

ENG125
how is the more direct performative aspect of drama and /poetry reflected in these forms? for example, each genre's uses of literary structure, language, technique, and style. How do these literary elements affect your reading experence?
Thursday, September 1, 2011 by bonnie

teachers aide curriculum comtent
literary themes understood by all people regardless of their background or the time they live in are (a)universal (b)skill-based(my answer) (c)motivational (d)literature -based what does the curriculum web show? (a)how one theme unites different subjects (my answer) (b)how one...
Saturday, August 27, 2011 by susue

literary
In your post, summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 by bean

literary
Is walter mitty a hero or coward?
Thursday, July 28, 2011 by Mdu

English
Can you please tell me if the term "overreacher" is appropriate is sentence 4 and if the word choice in the other sentences is correct? I need your help in expressing 5-6. 1) When considering your dissertation there is a link to the theme of the double which we dealt with in ...
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 by Henry2

English
Could you please check these last few sentences, please? Thank you in advance 1) What did you like most among the various topics we dealt with during your school year? 2) Are you going to continue your study of English at university? 3) Are you going to continue your studies (...
Monday, July 4, 2011 by Henry2

literary
What is the term in literature that describes a story that appeals to kids and adults, but for different reasons. E.g. the original batman series.
Friday, July 1, 2011 by Joan

english
Example of literary and non literary prose by citing example?
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 by sonu

english
Can someone please tell me how this paragraph would be rated? Literary technique paragraph using the second paragraph of the Jan 2011 regent. In passage 2, the author Marge Piercy uses similie to portray the hard work people he loves best do. Similes compare one item to ...
Thursday, June 16, 2011 by Naviva

English
Can you help me summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of the drama " Riders to The Sea",The poem " We Real Cool",and the short story "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and help me with at least one textual example of each literary form Please.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 by John

writing
In your post, summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story. Demonstrate your ideas with textual examples from the course readings. In your response, include at least one example of each literary form. If you wish, you...
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 by sjrock

English
What literary device is this, "I owe you a lot of $!"?
Sunday, June 5, 2011 by Sara

English
What literary device is this, "The rotten fruit squashed between my fingers when I squeezed it to hard"?
Sunday, June 5, 2011 by Sara

Lit 210
I need help comparing Oedipus Rex and A Raisin in the Sun. This is my outline so far. Please help. I am stuck and could use any advice. Thank you Comparing and Contrasting Oedipus Rex and A Raisin in the Sun The Oedipus Rex was written around 430 B. C in Athens, Greece by ...
Monday, May 23, 2011 by Mary

English
Can someone please explain how to do literary technique paragraph for the English regent?
Monday, May 23, 2011 by Naviva

literary
No one could have predicted that a skinny 20-year-old baseball player with the Milwaukee Braves would one day break Babe Ruth's career home run record, but that is exactly what Hank Aaron did. Aaron was not a splashy or showy player, but he was a steady and reliable one. When ...
Friday, May 20, 2011 by mary

English Class (Research Topic)
Can someone explain this please? Our research paper must not be a general biography of the writer and/or a book report. It should instead focus on controversies or differing interpretations about his/her work, or on questions raised by the writer’s work and critical ...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 by Ady

English (poetry)
IV His soul stretched tight across the skies That fade behind a city block, Or trampled by insistent feet At four and five and six o’clock; And short square fingers stuffing pipes, And evening newspapers, and eyes Assured of certain certainties, The conscience of a blackened...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 by Jess

LIT CLASS
what is the allusion in this passage as so we conclude that despite the plethora televisions. stereo, video games, gigantic movie theater complexes and the world wide web-- all of which bombard the populace and myriad images and numberless opportunities to communicate --the ...
Monday, May 16, 2011 by mike

English
1. Which idea is central to a literary analysis? A. the number of images in the work B. the order of the images in the work C. how the imagery relates to the work as a whole D. Imagery is not central to a literary analysis I think it's C? 2. Which should you emphasize when ...
Monday, May 16, 2011 by anthony

Literature
What are some literary devices used in the novel Journey to the Center of the Earth?
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 by Marie

English
8. Name three specific "poet stereotypes" that Margaret Atwood discusses or hints at in her speech. 9. What were Margaret Atwood's very first poetry experiences? 10. What are your earliest memories of poetry? Were they similar to Margaret Atwood's first poetry experiences? ...
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 by Whitney

english
The Garden of Love I went to the Garden of Love, And saw what I never had seen; A Chapel was built in the midst, Where I used to play on the green. And the gates of this Chapel were shut And "Thou shalt not," writ over the door; So I turned to the Garden of Love That so many ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 by Jeanna

English
Errors in the use of punctuation marks - Semicolons and Colons Answer Daniel Boone was born in Pennsylvania; his parents were English Quakers. Leftover turkey can be used in turkey tetrazzini, turkey burgers, and turkey chowder. In 1819, the Baptists founded Hamilton Literary ...
Thursday, April 28, 2011 by Kimberly

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