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English
Thank you very much for your revision! I just wanted to know if I can use indirect speech in this rephrase: Then the poet has doubts about the fate of a fair youth. Will he also undergo the ravages of time since sweet and beautiful creatures don't stay that way forever; ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 4:30pm

English Journey Assessment Task
WHAT IS IT? Speech on the ways the concept of JOURNEY is expressed throughout Rabbit Proof Fence and two other related texts of your choosing PLUS a typed transcript of that speech. Focus Area: What are the messages / ideas continued within the texts about JOURNEY and HOW (...
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 10:07pm

English
Thank you very much for helping me, Writeacher! I have a question. As in chapter 11 chapter refers to his last year (fifth year in England) shall I use the past in the rephrase, when he recalls the time he spent with the horses? Here is the third part of my rephrase. 1) Then ...
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 7:22am

English
Here is the second part of my rephrase. Hopefully I can send it to you, Writeacher! Thank you. 1) Then he likens both his family and friends to the horses for their shape and disposition (?). Though more civilized and endowed with the gift of speech, they seem to use their ...
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 5:52am

speech
So Im going to be doing an informative speech on dog-human communication. The visual aid I can use is a powerpoint. I really need help kind of outlining/ deciding what to talk about. I got a couple of books and have some research on it and there seems to be a whole lot of ...
Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 10:10pm

English
Could you please check these other sentences? Thank you. 2)Then he describes his family and friends as ...... both in shape and disposition (rephrase) though more civilized and endowed with the gift of speech. These qualities, however, do not make them any better. Moreover, ...
Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 6:18pm

English
What part of speech is... You'll never corner him! (corner)
Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 7:37pm

American Government
Which statement does NOT characterize Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech? 1.)It openly criticized the Governor of Alabama 2.)It supported the peaceful congregation of peoples of all races and religions 3.)It pointed out racial problems in the South ...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 9:57pm

American Government
Which statement does NOT characterize Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech? 1.)It openly criticized the Governor of Alabama My Answer2.)It supported the peaceful congregation of peoples of all races and religions 3.)It pointed out racial problems in ...
Monday, February 13, 2012 at 1:54pm

British Literature
What figure of speech is used in this statement: "Good Mistress Accost, I desire better acquaintance."
Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 4:04pm

ece
preschoolers use private speech: a)to influence others b)to keep some of their ideas a secret c)because it is more efficient d) because it enables them to communicate new ideas
Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 2:54pm

English
I need to rephrase (using indirect speech) what 4 people said is important when preparing to go for an interview. Could you please help me? 1)Speaker 1 recommends one should make a short list of the job’s requirement (or requirement for/in the job position) before going ...
Friday, February 10, 2012 at 4:35pm

English Home Language
Can You Please Give Me Points as To How to add persuasive points to my speech " Women Should Rule The Way" I Already said they more Patient and better communcaters
Friday, February 10, 2012 at 12:24am

social studies
what was the speech that william henry harrison gave befor he died of phnemonia?
Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 8:41pm

English Home Language
I'm Doing a english speech on propaganda my topic is "Women Should rule the world", can you help write by giving me main points to force on and what to say or make them think about or just write me the speech for me
Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 7:33pm

Speech
Whether it’s shopping for the newest fashion, dining at a high quality restaurant, or spending the night at a world-class hotel, the Magnificent Mile is the place to go. does this sentence have a triad in it? thanks
Sunday, February 5, 2012 at 2:36pm

english 114
protecting ones right to speech is a legal act but it does not mean it is right. Can anyone help me with this I need thesis for ProtectDerek Bok, "Protecting Freedom of Expression on Campusing does this sound argunmantal?
Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 6:48pm

speech
What is the diference between formal and technical language in speech? thanks
Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 7:46pm

english112
Using unwise methods such as hanging a confederate flag to express ones' right to speech cause controversy among students and communites can this work as a thesis for the essay expressing freedom of speech on campus by derek bok
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 9:49pm

science
Imagine that you are the scientist who discovered cells. If you were to give a speech to a group of fellow scientists, what key points would you include that describe your accomplishments? What are some that would help?
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 9:32pm

english
When an actor alone on the stage delivers a speech, the speech is called a : A) monologue B) dialogue C) soliloquy D) dialect ....my answer is (a) please help me
Monday, January 30, 2012 at 3:33pm

english / compare & contrast essay
Hey guys!! I was hoping someone could critique/view/edit me essay for me? :) It's a compare and contrast essay on Mother Tongue by Amy Tan, and How to Tame a Wild Tongue by Gloria Anzaldúa. I'm a hs junior but i'm also taking college english~critical writing...
Friday, January 27, 2012 at 11:46pm

english
For English II I'm supposed to write a persuasive essay on a speech such as the "I Have A Dream Speech" or similar. I don't particularly care for King's speech. What are some other speeches I could use?
Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 5:14pm

Huck Fin
"Two or three days and nights went by; I reckon I might say they swum by, they slide along so quiet and smooth and lovely. Here is the way we put in the time. It was a monstrous big river down there—sometimes a mile and a half wide; we run nights, and laid up and hid...
Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 2:31pm

Language arts
In Richard Brautigan's poem "All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace", what kind of figures of speech does he use? I know one of them is sarcasm, but I can't figure out if there are any more...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 10:48pm

English
Writeacher, I need your help to write the English translation of the speech my principal will hold when meeting both the German and the French principals. Can you suggest to me "formal" sentences he will probably use when welcoming them, showing them our schooland ...
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 5:13pm

poetry
iNeed Help Writing A *Parts Of Speech* Poem?_? HELP!! (;
Monday, January 23, 2012 at 10:48pm

language arts/ social studies
my friend and i have been trying to figure out this question but we cant come to an agreement. i think its "a" and she thinks it's "b." The question has to deal with the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln's speech is noted because of its a. poetic ...
Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 3:03pm

speech
what does hook mean in a speech? what is used to grab the audiences attention? persuasion or hook?
Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 1:50pm

speech
Even when speaking, one must cross one's T's and dot one's i's. What does this mean when referring to public speaking? What public speaking term does this refer to?
Friday, January 20, 2012 at 9:49pm

speech
what figure of speech is "it is a lovely little bright snake of a word"
Friday, January 20, 2012 at 9:25pm

english
could you please let me know the parts of speech separatly each word for the following sentence : all that glitters is not gold
Friday, January 20, 2012 at 1:55pm

ELA
What change should be made in this sentence? That is the job of the Supreme court A. change is to are B. change job to job, C. change court to Court D. make no change C?? What change should be made in this sentence? Technologies such as the Internet have caused people to ask ...
Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 7:05pm

Language Arts
What word(s) do the word in caps describe? And what part of speech is the word that is being described? (adj, verb, adv) 1.Promises should ALWAYS be kept. 2.Clean your room NOW!
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 9:49pm

American Literature
I read the speech 'On The Campaign Against Drug Abuse" by President and Mrs. Reagan. For one of the questions it asks what inclusive language is used. You, our, we're, etc. were used throughout the speech. Would this be correct ??
Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 11:13pm

English Lit-Please check
Does an analogy ever have "as" in it. I'm just trying to figure out figures of speech and I know Writeteacher told me "as" would be a simile but in the following: My brother has grown a great deal in the last year. He is almost as tall as I am now. This...
Friday, January 13, 2012 at 7:45pm

speech
I wrote an itroductory speech that I am going to be giving in speech class but I can't think of a good conclusion. The 3 major points of the speech is that I am a hard-working student. Adventurous family member, and laidback friend. I talk some at the begining about how ...
Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 5:47pm

English Lit
I'm not great at identifying some of these figures of speech for English Please check my answers or offer suggestions 1."As flies to the wanton boys are we to the gods: they kill us for sport" Shakespeare for King Lear Is this a simile, metaphor, personification...
Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 4:48pm

grammar
Below the main level, we have a large playroom. What part of speech is below
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 7:05pm

English
I need help identifying how the infinitve phrase is used (parts of speech) in the following sentences! : Rhode Island was the first colony in which the slaves were allowed to enlist in its army. To enlist in the British army and to gain their freedom were the reasons thousands...
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 5:21pm

socials
Canadian charter of rightgs and freedoms (fundamental) going to church service of ur choice is freedom of? that be belief? i confused because it can also be religion, choice? Which act be used 3 times in history of canada that can override charter rights? i write Lord's ...
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 8:09pm

Government
The Supreme court has original jurisdiction in legal disputes involving: A.one state government against another state government. B.the president. C.the congress. D.free speech and the equal protection issues. I want to say c or D am not sure
Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 7:50pm

Science Fair
I'm doing my science fair project on like how healthy and junk food affect the human body. I check on the site (Rockland Sit Fair) and reading the Project Categories. Does these project categories below relates to my project??? Medicine and Health: Study of diseases and ...
Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 5:42pm

English
could you please check these sentences? Thank you. 1) Today we celebrated our son’s birthday. We had a delicious strawberry cake made by the hotel cook and we bought some drinks for his birthday party. 3) After the party the kids club’s entertainer organized a ...
Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 5:03pm

English
Please look over my answer. The first set of questions all refer to this poem: When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes I all alone beweep my outcast state, And trouble deaf heaven with my bootless cries, And look upon myself, and curse my fate, Wishing me like to one ...
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 2:01pm

social studies
) The task of economic policy is to create a prosperous America. The unfinished task of prosperous Americans is to build a Great Society. Our accomplishments have been many; these tasks remain unfinished: > to achieve full employment without inflation; > to restore ...
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 1:26pm

English
Can someone please tell me what, if any, figure of speech is used here? "Anyone who calls a spade a spade should be compelled to use one." Simile Metaphor Personification Analogy Hyperbole None of these
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 4:52pm

English
For each of the following, identify what figure of speech, if any, is being used. In several cases, it might be argued that more than one exists. In those cases, you will identify only the primary figure. My brother has grown a great deal in the last year. He is almost as tall...
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 6:39pm

PSYCHOLOGY! HELP!
For each sentence in the paragraph, discuss the social influence factors that were most likely in operation. Alvin Reid, a well-dressed and ‘business-like’ man, steps into the classroom while Ms. Ramkissoon is about to start her lecture. ---- authority He politely ...
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 3:46pm

US History
Flow chart. One Box then two boxes then 6 boxes. The words are: Freedom of Religion Freedom of Speech Involvement in Government Obey The Law Respect the Rights of Others responsibilities right to vote rights. Don't know how to put the flow chart together. It falls under ...
Friday, December 9, 2011 at 12:50pm

adverb question
i have to fill in the blank: adverbs of time tell ___ something happens. I wrote: when adverbs of frequency tell ___ something happens. i wrote : how often or is it also when? can you check this? i have an ARTICLES EXCERCISE 1) ARTICLES ARE USE WITH: a adjectives only b nouns ...
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 7:02pm

8th Grade
Me and my friend are making our own 8th grade binder, you know like writing down planns for our 8th grade year. Here are the sections: - To-Do-List - Doodles (if you are bored) - Projects that are do (school plans) - Graduation Plans (speech, to-do-list, etc.) - Dates for ...
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 8:15pm

US history HELP
Kennedy’s inauguration is best remembered for: 1. the list of promises in his speech 2. his elegant and inspiring rhetoric 3. the record cold in Washington that day 4. the large and friendly crowd 5. the flatness of his delivery I would say 3 .
Monday, December 5, 2011 at 12:22pm

english
How can you have Motivation, Forecast and Orientation in speech intorduction? like show the audience pictures etc?..thanks!
Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 6:11pm

PROOF-READ MY PARAGRAPH
The first right given to every American citizen at birth is the right to freedom of speech and religion. Therefore, anyone would be able to choose which religion to endorse. Religions such as Christianity, Catholicism, Islamic and Judaism can have major impacts in societies ...
Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 8:54am

english
need help with my Juggling topic.I got 6/20 and I want to get the full 20 points! Thanks!Such as thesis, Introduction. Thesis: The purpose of my speech is to inform my audience about my experience with juggling; more specifically how I became involved with juggling. I have to ...
Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 3:04am

Health Sciences
How could you relate work of podiatrist with speech and language therapist and occupational therapist? They are three different professions but the question asks about how they work together as a team
Friday, December 2, 2011 at 2:05pm

English
I need help with my Juggling topic.I got 6/20 and I want to get the full 20 points! Thanks!Such as thesis, Introduction. Thesis: The purpose of my speech is to inform my audience about my experience with juggling; more specifically how I became involved with juggling. I have ...
Friday, December 2, 2011 at 12:07pm

English
In the sentence, Shenika looks tired,what part of speech is tired?
Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 11:26pm

US History
Fighting the Depression Against Drastic Measures "We are told by the opposition that we must have a change, that we must have a new deal. It is not the change...to which I object but the proposal to alter the whole foundations of our national life which have been built ...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 1:16pm

englsih
Hi, I am doing a speech and I need help with ideas.I have to talk for 7-8 minutes and I have picked two topics. I have to have purpose statement, intorduction etc. 1) is Marijuana and the other one is Juggling. I dont know anything about Marijuana but I have a history with ...
Monday, November 21, 2011 at 11:50am

speech
This might be a hard question to answer but I need an example for my speech for speech class. My speech is a persuasive on why you should foster an animal. I am talking about the benfits and how learning responsibility is a benefit. I know there are organizations out there ...
Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 1:48pm

Pratical English
Can someone check over my answers please. 1. Which sentence contains a helping verb? A. A small snake slithered across the yard. B. I walked to the movie theater. C. Sophia will be taking swimming lessons for the first time. D. The group of small children startled the ...
Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 10:44pm

speech
I am doing a persuasive speech on why you should foster a dog or cat. but I am not sure what my three main points should be. do you guys have any idea?
Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 10:35am

English
1. The other robber forced me back to the safe. (What is the part of speech of 'back' in the sentence?) 2. He was carring the glass necklace and started down the stairs. 3. He was carring the glass necklace and started coming down the stairs. 4. He was carring the ...
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 1:58am

grammar
Talking is not allowed in class. Talking is what part of speech?
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 8:39pm

speech
Describe a scenario in which one would expect an opposed audience. Explain context
Monday, November 14, 2011 at 7:52pm

COMM 100
One of the biggest benefits of using primary sources in your speech is ________. A.to show that you have been thorough enough to go to original sources B.to give you more material to memorize C.to give you more materials to include in presentation software A or B?
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 6:26pm

English
I urgently need you to check these other examples. I can't find a good example with " The swan glides.../The swan hisses ..." Could you help me? 1)You will be asked to walk, trot and canter your horse around the ring. 2) The lion pounced on its pray. 3) The ...
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 1:32pm

psychology
1.5 (1 pts.) Sally, a client with Alzheimer's disease, is being taught a variety of ways to adapt to her memory loss. Her daily living activities are arranged around various cues intended to prompt certain activities. For example, to help her remember to brush, her ...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 4:31pm

School Supplies Help!!!
Ok I have a huge binder for my core classes (ss, sci, math, and eng) and I need creative ways to organzie it. I also have a elevtive binder (art, facs, computer and skool's newspaper, speech,gym - just for papers) I also need creative ideas to organzie it. Is there any ...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 1:35pm

psychology
# 1.1 (1 pts.) Roger is experiencing a memory loss that may be related to recently contracting herpes. Which of the following diagnoses would best fit his condition? A) dissociative amnesia B) retrograde amnesia C) amnestic disorder due to a general medical condition D) ...
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 12:37am

socials
Compare Canadians' reaction to the announcement of World War I with that of World War II. Why did many people volunteer? Well this what my friend said. The World War I announcement shattered Canadian's hearts, they were not willing to help with the war because the ...
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 10:53pm

Socials plese help
I need help with socials homework. Have written parapgraphs below but need help with answers. Tried myself to get them but not certain if I got right. On September 8, Prime Minister King called a special session of Parliament to decide Canada's response. King gave a strong...
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 10:23pm

English
Base all answers on this passage They Flee from Me --Sir Thomas Wyatt They flee from me, that sometime did me seek With naked foot stalking in my chamber. I have seen them gentle, tame, and meek That are now wild, and do not remember That sometime they put themself in danger (...
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 1:11am

persuasive
For my persuasive speech on abortion, I am having trouble deciding a topic using fact, value, OR policy proposition. I understand what all three of those are, but I don't know what would be the most suitable for my topic (Pro-life, against abortion) I need help deciding on...
Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 5:06pm

english
I have to write a speech about recycling can you help me?
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 4:25am

Speech
I have to do a persuasive speech with a powerpoint but I don't have a clue on what to write about. Can someone help me please Thank you
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 9:42pm

English
Base all answers on this passage They Flee from Me --Sir Thomas Wyatt They flee from me, that sometime did me seek With naked foot stalking in my chamber. I have seen them gentle, tame, and meek That are now wild, and do not remember That sometime they put themself in danger (...
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 4:15pm

grammar
Parts of speech, The patient was brought 1 to the operating room and2 Bier block anesthesia3 was performed. 1 was brough= verb 2 and= conjunction 3 anesthesia= adjective Are my answers right?
Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 4:10pm

Adverbs and other parts of speech
which one of the following words phrases if the superlative form of an adjective? A.Less B.Slower C.Most active D.more rapidly
Friday, November 4, 2011 at 3:25pm

opinions pleasee
I'm doing a speech on abortion, and I'm on the side that's against it. I wanted to know some reasons why people are pro-life. I mean I'm against abortion because I have 2 little siblings and I feel like it's murder. I feel like abortion should be illegal, ...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 12:01pm

Speech
Hi I am needing help on how to do a power point on a persuasive speech presentation. I'm going to talk about how important it is to further our education. Can someone please help. Thank you
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 6:52pm

double checking if i paraphrased correctly
Hi, You guys helped me earlier in editing my paraphrasing paragraph(thanx allot. This is my final draft hope it's edited correctly now. Susan B. Anthony was arrested and fined for illegally voting in the 1872 presidential election. She refused to pay the fine she defended...
Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 5:06pm

speech
I am doing a speech on how to decorate a cupcake. But.. i do not know how to start it. I need an attention grabber any ideas?
Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 4:20pm

chacking if i paraphrased correctly helppppppppppp
I was wondering if I paraphrased correctly. The original article is:(my work is at the end ) Known as the "Napoleon of the women's rights movement," Susan B. Anthony was the co-founder (with Elizabeth Cady Stanton) of the National Woman Suffrage Association. When...
Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 8:31am

checking if i paraphrased correctly
I was wondering if I paraphrased correctly. The original article is:(my work is at the end ) Known as the "Napoleon of the women's rights movement," Susan B. Anthony was the co-founder (with Elizabeth Cady Stanton) of the National Woman Suffrage Association. When...
Friday, October 28, 2011 at 2:08pm

English
Posted by rfvv on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 3:37pm. In a poem called "Me", I saw the following expression. Are they correct? 1. I think that I will never see, .... Someone who has my color hair. (What about 'my hair color'?) 2. So many kinds of folks I ...
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 6:48pm

english checking
I was wondering if I paraphrased correctly. The original article is:(my work is at the end ) Known as the "Napoleon of the women's rights movement," Susan B. Anthony was the co-founder (with Elizabeth Cady Stanton) of the National Woman Suffrage Association. When...
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 6:19pm

english
I was wondering if I paraphrased correctly. The original article is:(my work is at the end ) Known as the "Napoleon of the women's rights movement," Susan B. Anthony was the co-founder (with Elizabeth Cady Stanton) of the National Woman Suffrage Association. When...
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 1:40pm

HW CHECK
What is the verb in the following sentence? (only one answer) 1. Many people believe that the economy is not the worst problem in America. a. Many b. believe c. is d. is not e. in What is the subject in the following sentence? (may be one or more) 2. Her problems, her ...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 7:36pm

comm 100
You would cite the sources in your speech for all of the following except: 1.)if you use nonoriginal visual materials. 2).if you use literal analogies. 3.)if you use direct quotes or paraphrased information. 4.)if you use statistics. I swear I know this and I am drawing a ...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 7:19pm

english
correct these sentence. i had to rewrite them into reported speech . are they okay? 1-why are you decorating the house? she asked me why i was decorating the house. 2-what style do you like? she asked me what style did i liked. 3-do you always get what you want? she asked me ...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 1:59pm

english
please correct if the sentence into reported speech are right. 1-where do you buy your clothes? she asked me where did i buy my clothes? 2-how long have you been collecting these clothes? she asked me how long have i been collecting those clothes. 3-what will you wear at the ...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 12:47pm

english
rewrite these sentences into reported speech. 1-where did you get these dress? 2-who did these dress belong to? 3-where do you buy your clothes? 4-how long have you been collecting these clothes? 5-what will you wear at the party? 6-why are you decorating the house? 7-what ...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 12:12pm

english
In this sentence, what part of speech is the word Teresa's: Teresa's parents have formed a service organization for the community.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 9:57am

American Literature
In Patrick Henry's Speech To the Virginia Convention, what would be a weak argument in his speech? I know Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death would be a powerful argument as well as The War Has Actually Begun.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 12:03am

English
Please help me with this... I haven't got much time, so the sooner the better :) Could you tell me what the simple subjects & simple predicates are in the following sentences? 1) Williamsburg is a restored colonial town in Virginia. 2) At this tourist attraction, consumed ...
Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 7:50pm

ENGLISH HELP!!! Correcting Grammer
What is the main verb in the following sentence? 1. This building, the largest on campus, houses most of the administration offices. a. building b. campus c. houses d. there is no main verb 2. My lady and I are taking a long walk through the park this evening. a. is a simple ...
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 5:37pm

English part of speech Help
The part of speech is in all caps: 1. "Way too cool" is a colloquial expression that should never be used in FORMAL writing. a. noun b. pronoun c. verb d. adjective e. adverb f. preposition g. conjunction 2. Each person in this CLASS has a desire to be successful. a...
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 3:59pm

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