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english
this check my answer Words: Deterrent, implication, inequity, infirmity, infringe, innovation, revitalize, sparse, subjective, succinct, 1- 2 When the candidate for mayor saw the sparse turnout for his speech, he knew he had to do something to revitalize his campaign. 3-4 ...
Monday, August 30, 2010 at 8:47pm

english
01.Which area of Phonetics deals with manner and place of articulation of sounds? a Acoustic b Morphology c Articulatory d Auditory 02.Select the statement that is incorrect. a Phonology deals with the individual sounds of the language, word and sentence stress, intonation ...
Friday, August 20, 2010 at 4:52am

english
01.Which area of Phonetics deals with manner and place of articulation of sounds? None Acoustic Morphology Articulatory Auditory 02.Select the statement that is incorrect. None Phonology deals with the individual sounds of the language, word and sentence stress, intonation ...
Friday, August 20, 2010 at 4:37am

U.S government
Which quotation taken from the U.S. Constitution provides for limiting the power of government? A. "All persons born or naturalized in the United States...are citizens of the United States..." B. "This Constitution...shall be the supreme law of the land..."...
Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 9:59am

U.S government
Which statement best expresses the meaning of the opening words of the U.S. Constitution, "We, the people..."? A. sovereignty is derived from the consent of the governed B. all citizens are guaranteed freedom of speech C. federal laws are subject to popular ...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 12:13pm

Communication and Gender Studies
What is Big Bird's gendered speech style and pattern. How can children tell if Big Bird is a girl or a boy?
Friday, August 6, 2010 at 2:00pm

Communication and Gender Studies
How can children tell if “Big Bird” from Sesame Street is a boy or a girl bird and what gendered features does Big Bird use in his/her behavior, especially speech patterns and style?
Friday, August 6, 2010 at 10:15am

speech english
what will continue to make Othello worthy of critical study? through a critical evaluation and reflection of othello, analysing the construction, content and language of the text??? theres has to be readings suchs as poost modernist, modernist, femist or post colonial ...
Friday, July 23, 2010 at 7:09am

business law
An Illinois state statute bans certain advertising to prevent consumers from being misled. A court would likely hold this statute to be 1. justified by the need to protect individuals' rights. 2. an unconstitutional restriction of speech. 3. necessary to protect state ...
Monday, July 12, 2010 at 5:40pm

CRIMINAL JUSTICE
A local radio station has asked you to participate in an expert panel discussion regarding the role of media in political and terrorism related crimes. Specifically, you have been invited to speak on how the media and modern means of sharing information quickly can help ...
Sunday, July 11, 2010 at 4:57pm

US History II
Could someone please answer these questions, so I could use this as an example for the other quotes? "A house divided against itself cannot stand" 1) Source: Abraham Lincoln 2) In What context was it used: 3) Larger significance in illuminating a theme of American ...
Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 12:27pm

english
I need to find rhetorical devices in this speech. -- Pearson’s address on the inauguration of the national flag of Canada: On September 5, 1945 an Order-in-Council was passed declaring the Red Ensign to be Canada's National Flag pending a decision of the Parliament of...
Monday, July 5, 2010 at 3:09pm

English
Could someone please check the following questions for me? 1. In a soliloquy there will only be one person on the stage. T/F? I think it's true as soliloquy is a speech a character gives when he or she is alone on stage. 2. Text written in blank verse has a definite ...
Sunday, July 4, 2010 at 5:24pm

English
Thank you vey much for helping me! I still have some doubts about the use of passive and reported speech.I also hope you can check the following reading comprehension. 1) I had lunch at five. Lunch was had at five?? 2) "How do you do?" She asked me how I did. 3) How ...
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 11:34am

AED 204
Can anyone help me answer this question. I need it to be 200 to 300 words. Riley Behler, a third-grade teacher at the Martin Luther King Elementary School, has been asked to see the principal, Erin Wilkerson, after the students leave. Dr. Wilkerson explains that the school is ...
Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 6:46pm

AED 204
Can anyone help me answer this question. I need it to be 200 to 300 words. Riley Behler, a third-grade teacher at the Martin Luther King Elementary School, has been asked to see the principal, Erin Wilkerson, after the students leave. Dr. Wilkerson explains that the school is ...
Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 1:17am

AED 204
Can anyone help me answer this question. I need it to be 200 to 300 words. Riley Behler, a third-grade teacher at the Martin Luther King Elementary School, has been asked to see the principal, Erin Wilkerson, after the students leave. Dr. Wilkerson explains that the school is ...
Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 3:43am

English
Let's look at the two comparative sentences. When we compare the degrees of two things and people, we use comparative forms. 1. Emily is younger than Bob. 2. Bob is shorter than Emily. (Will you check all the sentences above? Correct errors, please. What is the part of ...
Sunday, June 20, 2010 at 7:01pm

5th grade
i have a speech to do on something what should that something be
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 3:15am

english parts of speech
choose the sentence that has a subject complement a. the nurse felt my pulse b. i felt much better c. the day ended with many surprises d. we can't leave without seeing her
Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 7:01pm

Reading (literally)
TO BUILD A FIRE Jack London Day had broken cold and gray, exceedingly cold and gray, when the man turned aside from the main Yukon trail and climbed the high earthbank, where a dim and little-traveled trail led eastward through the fat spruce timberland. It was a steep bank, ...
Monday, June 7, 2010 at 10:54pm

Reading
TO BUILD A FIRE Jack London Day had broken cold and gray, exceedingly cold and gray, when the man turned aside from the main Yukon trail and climbed the high earthbank, where a dim and little-traveled trail led eastward through the fat spruce timberland. It was a steep bank, ...
Monday, June 7, 2010 at 8:26pm

English
Can you please check these sentences on "Dubliners"? Thank you a lot in advance. 1)Imagining the intensity of Michael Furey’s passion for Gretta, Gabriel realizes that in comparison his own relationship with his wife has been mediocre and emotionally insipid. 2)...
Monday, June 7, 2010 at 6:30pm

english
Can anyone tell me the tone of this poem? THE INVADING SPRING - Phoebe Hesketh Man has fenced the wilderness back in the hills; Tamed in the town he walks on concrete blocks; And in the park his heart with pleasure fills - But not at Wordsworth’s school-book daffodils. No...
Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 4:17pm

English
can someone help me with the kinds of connotations present in this poem ? Man has fenced the wilderness back in the hills; Tamed in the town he walks on concrete blocks; And in the park his heart with pleasure fills - But not at Wordsworth’s school-book daffodils. No, his...
Friday, June 4, 2010 at 11:06pm

english
1. You will be taller than her in a couple of years. (What is the part of speech of 'than' here? Is 'in a couple of years' 'two years' or 'two, three, or four years'?) English - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 5:50pm "Than" is ...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 9:42pm

english
Instructions Write a poem of at least eight lines using a set meter and rhyme scheme. You may, if you wish, attempt a sonnet, a villanelle, or a ballad, but you will probably find it easier to design your own form. Quatrains ofabab, cdcd or abcb, bcdb are one suggestion. Use ...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 9:25pm

English
1. You will be taller than her in a couple of years. (What is the part of speech of 'than' here? Is 'in a couple of years' 'two years' or 'two, three, or four years'?)
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 5:47pm

8th grade Composition
Identify parts of Speech for sentence below, on numbered word: 1 2 3 Before the eruption, Mount St.Helena was 4 like a giant pressure cooker.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 11:11pm

health
What are the three most significant concepts you have learned in this course that you would include in a speech supporting incorporation of health psychology concepts in health care policy ...
Monday, May 24, 2010 at 9:36am

speech writing
speech on educaton and its new terms
Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 5:01am

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

Social St.
Write a speech explaning why you have decided to welcome the Roman Army rather that fighting it.????
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 8:23pm

valedictorian speech topic?
I'm supposed to write an end-of-the-year reflection of my middle school years(valedictorian speech).. help? my teacher choose me to write the speech, almost like a valedictorian speech... its supposed to be describing "my educational experience of 6th, 7th, and 8th ...
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 5:57pm

Drama
4. What does the speech in question 3 mean?
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 1:21pm

Social Studies
I am writing a speech because I am running for student council vice president. The speech is pretty good but I think it needs some humor. Do you have any suggestions? p.s. The voters are in elementary school.
Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 8:22pm

British Literature
Could you help: Compare and contrast Beowulf's speech with Sir Gawain's speech.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 6:46pm

Parenthetical Reference
Whish one would be CORRECT: " quote " (Bryan). OR " quote " (UCLA). This is the website (the speech is by a person named William Bryan). UCLA Center for East Asian Studies. Resource page. UCLA International Institute. XX Feb. 2010 (website)
Monday, May 10, 2010 at 6:47pm

british Lit-URGENT
The speaker in Ted Hughes's poem "Hawk Roosting" is the hawk. What figure of speech is this? A)simile B)metaphor C)personification D)hyperbole. I feel is is personification but am not sure.
Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 12:33pm

English
Im giving a speech on why running is good for you. What are some creative titles for my speech?
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 12:09pm

speeches
could i get some detail speech about "money is not everything"
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 10:48am

Speech
Hi. I have to write a speech for student council vice president...this is what i have. tell me what you think! Hi! I’m Ella and I would like to be your student council vice president. You should vote for me because I am responsible, creative, good with people, and I would...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 6:41pm

american literature
what repetition did Patrick henry use in his speech
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 6:38pm

english
Which of the following parts of speech is most often used with a noun to create a descriptive phrase? A. pronoun B. preposition C. adverb D. conjunction
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 11:04am

English/language/writting
we have a speech do and we have to make an outline, so i did. my speech is on music so one of my ?'s on my outline is how many people (average) listen to pop music in the USA? can u help it's do tomorrow. thnx!!
Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 6:31pm

accounting
On december1 Doris opened a speech and learning clinic.during december,her firm had the following transaction involving revenue and expenss.did the firm earn a net income or incur a net loss for the period? what was th amount? Paid 2,600 for advertising. provided service for 2...
Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 2:11pm

English
1. Did you finish reading that, Harry Potter novel? (What is the part of speech of 'that' in the sentence? Do we need "comma" after 'that'? Is the sentence correct?))
Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 5:46am

English
Thank you very much for your invaluable help. I wrote a few more paragraphs on Richardson's Pamela I hope you can check, too.(the parts in brackets) 1)Pamela is (was) written in epistolary form, that is in the form of letters exchanged between Pamela and her parents. In ...
Sunday, April 25, 2010 at 6:43am

English
Can you please check the following sentences, please? Thank you very much. 1) As the letters are written in first-person, they provide different individual points of view on the same event, which can be fully explored. 2) Then, the characters introduce one another using ...
Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 5:57pm

socials 9
What was the Reign of Terror? If you asked Robespierre how he, a man once opposed to the death penalty, could then approve of the Reign of terror, what would he say? Write a short speech that Robespierre might have given to the committee of Public Safety asking for the reign ...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 5:03pm

socials 9
. What was the Reign of Terror? If you asked Robespierre how he, a man once opposed to the death penalty, could then approve of the Reign of terror, what would he say? Write a short speech that Robespierre might have given to the committee of Public Safety asking for the reign...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 3:06pm

6th Grade: English Language Arts
Can you give me a way to remember ALL of the parts of speech. Can you tell me what they are and mean? Tommorrow is my Finals. Please Answer. xoxo, O.S.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 11:06pm

english
Describing a character's luxurious style of dress is an example of creating character through sympathy. appearance. speech. imagery.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 10:32am

Grammar and Composition
Word: abreast Meaning: side by side Sentence: They walked two abreast down the street Synonym: in alignment Part of Speech: Is it an adverb or an adjective?
Monday, April 19, 2010 at 8:34pm

takingastance
After allowing a chain of thoughts to percolate, I have arrived at a difference of opinion that I would like to investigate further. In the light of the times in which we live, there is a clash about deliberately scrutinizing certain groups at airport security screening ...
Friday, April 16, 2010 at 2:33pm

English
1. I am all ears. (What is the part of speech of 'all'? Is 'all' an adjective or an adverb? What is the meaning of 'all' here?) 2. They are all happy. (What is the part of speech of 'all'? Is 'all' an adjective or an adverb? What is the ...
Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 10:22pm

English
I'm doing a persuasive speech on why people should donate blood. What would a good title be?
Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 7:30pm

please check my work language
-write the plural for each noun potato-potatoes shoe-shoes auto-autos speech-speeches -describe the kinds of information about words that can found in a dictionary *prononciation *parts of speech *definition and the word *how many syllabuls a word has is there anything else ...
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 6:46pm

English
Name five of the six points you should check in practicing your speech.
Sunday, April 11, 2010 at 5:16pm

Global History
How and why are hate groups protected by the constitution? What actions and speech do you think are not protected and why?
Friday, April 9, 2010 at 9:02pm

College Speech.
How would you write a speech in a manuscript form. I have no idea how. Please help need to send in my rough draft saturday night
Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 11:04pm

speech
i need information on advertising the good the bad and the ugly
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 10:14am

English
1. Push the gate shut. 2. Pull the gate open. 3. He slammed the door open/closed. (Are they all grammatical? What is the part of speech of 'shut,' 'open' or 'closed'? Are they adjectives or verbs? )
Sunday, March 28, 2010 at 10:24pm

language expression
choose the word or phrase that best completes the sentence.my answers are all at the bottom 6)by now,the relay team _____ their practice laps. F)swam G)swum H)has swum J)was swimming 7)the director ______ a speech when the guest of honor arrived A)giving B)is giving C)has ...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 11:34am

English
* The bird came alive and flew away. (What is the part of speech of 'alive'? Is it a subjective complement? 'Came' is a complete intransitive verb, right? Can a complete intransitive complement take a complement?)
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 1:55am

English
1. He painted the emperor a gold tree. 2. He painted a gold tree for the emperor. 3. He painted a gold tree to the emperor. (Are they all grammatical? Which preposition do we have to use?) 4. Ma Liang kept painting. (Ma Liang is a person's name. What is the part of speech ...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 1:53am

English
1. First, let me introduce my friend to you. His name is Seho. He is my classmate. He is also my neighbor. He got the first prize in the English speech contest. 2. First, I'd like to introduce my classmate, who is my neighbor and got the first prize in the writing contest...
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 10:35pm

literature
why do you think mora's mother's speech was amazing
Monday, March 22, 2010 at 11:04pm

literature
why was mora's mother's ability to deliver a speech in the state capitol so amazing?
Monday, March 22, 2010 at 10:33pm

Writing research
What were some arguments and counter arguments of Martin Luther King's " I have a dream" speech? I have recognized bias, fallacies, and rhetorical devices. I am having trouble identifying counter arguments.
Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 11:28pm

English
1. This book is really fun. 2. This book is real fun. 3. This book is great fun. (Which one is correct? Are all corect? What is the part of speech of 'fun'?) 4. Shine a light on the back of the stage. 5. Shine a light at the back of the stage. 6. Shine a light in the ...
Friday, March 19, 2010 at 9:39am

English
is the following sentence biased? Our new district attorney, a Cuban American, is making a speech on Saturday.
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 1:03pm

English - oral
How to structure a 1 minute speech. I have to write it on an achievement i had. My one is a sports 1st place ribbon. PLEASE HELP!!!!
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 3:58am

Research Writing
What examples of rhetorical devices did you hear in the speech by Ronald Reagan? What type of rhetorical devices did he employ
Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 10:55pm

Communication Studies
Is it ever appropriate for a man to use women's speech? Is it ever appropriate for a woman to use men's speech? Give an example.
Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 12:37pm

English
Is there a website that you can type in a sentence and it will give you the parts of speech of that sentance?
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 9:12am

6th grade
in this sentence - Grandma has just made chocolate chip cookies, what part of speech is the word "just"??
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 5:29pm

English
I forgot to include the following statements, too. Thank you very much for your help! 1) A narrator can be external to (?) the story and talk about events he has not taken part in. 2)A third-person narrator refers to the characters using the third person voice. 3)A character (...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 10:02am

English
In your opinion, does the Fairness Doctrine violate freedom of the press or freedom of speech? Why or Why not?
Monday, March 8, 2010 at 5:53pm

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here are some more sentences I need to prepare for tomorrow. 1) The mirror is presented as a truthful object. When someone is mirroring in it (is it correct: or "when someone looks at himself in it?) it reflects the truth (or "it ...
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 2:28pm

English
I forgot to include the following sentences, which I really hope you can check, too. 1) The woman is horrified by (or at?) looking at her image reflected in the mirror because she can't accept growing old. (is the gerund correct?) 2)The mirror can be regarded as a symbol ...
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 6:45am

college
how can i make informative speech give me guideline for that.. you can send me answer at mu id.
Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 4:19pm

speech
SAMPLES OF SEND FORTH SPEECHES
Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 10:58am

Need an opinion
I'm doing a speech on teen suicide and I need your opinion. I start with an introduction, statistics, and why I chose the topic. But for these three things is the order correct or should switch them. If you were listening what would you like to hear first. What are the ...
Friday, March 5, 2010 at 10:10pm

Speech Quick ?
Would this be a good informative speech topic? Impact of media on society
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 4:31pm

english
The lights went out and we can't find the candles. What part of speech is can't and find?
Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 5:43pm

grammar
Hey! I need some help identifying the parts of speech quote from Macbeth. (For example I need help identifying the independent clauses, dependent clauses,subj, appositive, gerunds, etc.) The service and loyalty I owe, In doing it,pays itself.Your higness,part Is to recieve our...
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 7:42pm

Social Studies
"Spreading light...without taking part in the affairs of the world...seeing as a trap...all expantion into Africa or the Orient-for a great nation to live this way, believe me, is...in less time than you may think, to sink from the first rank to the third and fourth."...
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 2:19pm

speech
Is the phrase Don't forget marketing plan in parallel form?
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 11:40am

Speech
Does the sentence "Standing on a chair, I was just able to reach the high window." demonstrate correct use of modifiers?
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 11:17am

english
can somepne help me on parallel structure? i really don't get it. can u make this a parallel a structure because i don't know how. Do you calue the democratic right to freedom of speech? Maybe you want to announce something. Or is there an issue you think others should...
Monday, February 22, 2010 at 10:26pm

grammar
tell me the parts of speech in this sentence "james and i talked about what to do" james and i are the subject (noun and proper noun) talked is the verb etc.. thanks
Monday, February 22, 2010 at 8:17pm

English
Can you please check if the following statements are correct? Thank you. 1.Antony uses a rhetoric language. 2.He makes a comparison (draws a parallel) between his uncle and his father. 3.Hamlet refers to Claudius as a pickpocket of the Empire since he took the crown and put it...
Monday, February 22, 2010 at 9:58am

English
Thank you very much for your last suggestions! Can you check these last statements of the day, please? Thank you 1) The mirror is a recurrent theme in the poetry of the American poetess Sylvia Plath. Describe its characteristics, qualities and symbolic meaning with reference ...
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 4:06pm

Biology
41. A group calling itself "Virus Alive!" believes that viruses are living organisms. They have petitioned the scientific community to include viruses in the biological classification system. You are a scientist assigned to explain to this group that, although they ...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 5:04pm

Biology
41. A group calling itself "Virus Alive!" believes that viruses are living organisms. They have petitioned the scientific community to include viruses in the biological classification system. You are a scientist assigned to explain to this group that, although they ...
Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 1:53pm

Speech
I have to write a speech of a business nature about creating more interest in and understanding of the American business enterprise. Im confused on what this means. Could someone help me?????????????
Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 10:12pm

English
Can you please check if the word choice is correct and if the words in parentheses are also possible? Thank you in advance. 1)Work out both the poem's rhyme scheme and its metre/rhythm The poem is written in rhyming couplets /in iambic pentameters. Each line consists of (...
Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 6:44am

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