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Poetry
So this is just to double check to make sure all of these figures of speech are right. METAPHORS- thunder roared and shot crackling spears, as vicious hills unfolded, piercing wind howled in my ears, thunder crackled and exploded, and shot blinding flashes, hostile wind took ...
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6:19pm

soc 120
1. The average height of members of the high scho etball team is six feet, three inches. Jerry is on the high school basketball team, so Jerry must be taller than six feet. The argument above is flawed because it confuses (Points : 1) Jerry with other members of the team the ...
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 1:48am

English
1. We talked until late. (What is the part of speech of 'late'? Is it an adverb or a noun?)
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 4:55am

English
A sleepover is a type of party when several young people stay for the night at a friend's home. (What is the part of speech of 'when'? Is 'when' a conjunction or a relative adverb? Can we use 'where' instead of 'when'?)
Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 4:39am

read and write
what part of speech is bench in this sentence? Fred gave the player on the opponents'bench the game ball.
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 5:58pm

US History
The Government and churches have demoralized, dehumanized massacred , robbed, raped, promised, made treaty? after treaty, and lied to us ... We must now destroy this political machine that man has built to prevent us from self-determination. " by Dennis Banks 1)In this ...
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 8:26pm

English
This is the number of years that someone has lived , or that something has existed. (What is the part of speech of 'that'? Is 'that' a relative adverb or a relative pronoun? What is the antecedent of 'that'?) English - Writeacher, Sunday, December 5, ...
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 5:17pm

English
This is the number of years that someone has lived , or that something has existed. (What is the part of speech of 'that'? Is 'that' a relative adverb or a relative pronoun? What is the antecedent of 'that'?)
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 4:27pm

English
Can you please check if the following definitions are possible? Thank you 1)The iamb is an unstress-stress pattern like the word "upon". 2) The anapaest is the unstress-unstress-stress pattern. 3)The oxymoron is a figure of speech in which two contradictory words (...
Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 5:59pm

English
This is the number of years that someone has lived, or that something has existed. (What is the part of speech of 'that'? Is 'that' a relative pronoun or a relative adverb? Can we use 'when' instead of 'that' in the sentence?)
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 3:46am

language
what part of speech is has passed
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 4:12pm

English (Grade 6)
What is the best website to practice direct and indirect speech, adjectives and verbs for free? Thank you
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 8:50am

US History
What was the main purpose of Truman's speech a)to frighten the soviet gobernment b)to make clear how the United States would respond to Communist aggression c) to win congressional approval of the containment policy d)to expand the cold war
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 7:25pm

English
1) The wind is personified as a tired man, who like a guest, knocks at Emily Dickinson's door and asks her to enter. 2) Being invisible, there is no point in giving him a chair (it is no use giving him a chair) 3) Through his poem Davies wants to stress the fact that ...
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 3:43pm

English
I need to find some fallacies in the Martin Luther King Jr. speech.. "I Have A Dream" I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in ...
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 8:18pm

English
In Invisible Man, the main character disproved of Tod Clifton and didn't like that he was selling sambo dolls. Why would he then make Clifton seem like a hero, and give a grand speech about him at his funeral? Was it because he wanted to impress others with his oratorical ...
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 2:43pm

english
Based on Sir Gawain’s speech, which of the following traits adhered to the code of chivalry? A)courage and humility B)faith and independence C)swagger and fearlessness
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at 12:14am

english
Please help me with this assignment that I have to explain t o class tomorrow. I am confused and don't know where to start. I have to use "SmartArt" to make graphic organizer.I picked chart and my topic is speech. The chart/graphic that I am going to make has to ...
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 4:26pm

english
Odipus Rex/Odipus the king Identify an important question about the text that the film had to address. Evaluate the question. Setting,costume, eliminating a speech or character, music..
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 3:19pm

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, November 15, 2010 at 8:41pm. 1. What are they like? -They are brave. 2. What is their presonality like? - They are brave. (Are the questions and answers right and the same?) 3. It is shaped like a fish. 4. They are shaped like fish. (Are both ...
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 9:00pm

English
1. What are they like? -They are brave. 2. What is their presonality like? - They are brave. (Are the questions and answers right and the same?) 3. It is shaped like a fish. 4. They are shaped like fish. (Are both grammatical? What is the part of speech of 'shaped' in ...
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 8:41pm

English
1. How do you pronounce 'mouths'? (plural form) Can we omit the 'th' sound in normal speech? 2. clothes (We can omit the 'th' sound in this word, right?)
Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 7:06am

US History
43. President Truman issued the Truman Doctrine in response to a. Soviet aggression in Poland b. pressure by Communists on Turkey and Greece c. Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech d. Stalin's demands at the Postdam Conference A? 45. The Weathermen alarmed most ...
Friday, November 12, 2010 at 8:43pm

Social Studies
Hi Jiskha!! I have been researching the Civil war and wanted to know it you can add to this. No this is not my work it is essays and summary's i found on the computer, this is what I found: Summary of the Civil War: Fought 1861-1865, the American Civil War was the result ...
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 8:11pm

To Erin
You've been banned from posting on Jiskha for tonight. Posting wrong answers is not helpful for other students. In addition, we've helped you as much as we can for your speech -- at least for now.
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 7:31pm

Speech
hi. I need help writing a speech!! I need to write a speech about the Civil War. Please help!! At least get me started?!
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 6:32pm

public administration
Assume that after all the rhetoric and great debates on health care reform that Congress decided the rate regulation that has been used for a century to control the prices and services of common carriers in transportation is an appropriate model. It therefore established the &...
Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 8:38pm

English
1. He got in the car. (What is the part of speech of 'in'?) 2. Get in! (What is the part of speech of 'in' here?)
Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 8:26pm

english
I need to contrast and compare Beowulf's speech (lines 365-428) with Gaiwain's speech (lines 343-361)
Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 1:26am

Grammar
What part of speech is the word surveillance in "surveillance camera"? Also what part of speech is video in "home video"? Are they just considered part of the noun, or do they modify the nouns they come before, making them adjectives?
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 5:39pm

English
He keeps himself in good health. (What is the part of speech of 'in good health'? An adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase? I think we can substitude 'healthy' for 'in good health'? Then, is 'in good health' an adjective phrase?)
Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 5:44am

grammar
What part of speech is the word anymore?
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 4:54pm

Tissue box project help?
So, I have to design a tissue box. ( I already bought one) and, It has to be anything related to english, as in ( parts of speech, words, ) anything. anything related to language arts. and I need some ideas? Could somebody help me? Thank you. -Allyson
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 1:43pm

English
I want to take a walk along the Sein River in France. (What is the part of speech of 'in France'? Is it an adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase? Does it modify 'take' or 'the Sein River'?)
Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 5:56pm

English
Dear teachers ... please read this paragraph .i know it if full of error but plz help me. I particularly liked Erasmus view that people should not care if other humans hiss at them as long as they applaud themselves. I love the idea that it is a good to praise yourself when no...
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 12:47pm

English
1. Mooncakes have a full-moon shape. 2. Songpyeon has a half-moon shape. (What is the part of speech of 'full-moon' and ' half-moon'? Adjective or noun?)
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 7:22am

Senator
Can you help me write a speech to become the high school senator? i need to get a good one that really hooks the kids.
Monday, October 25, 2010 at 12:48am

Journalism
We are currently studying censorship. At my school, a recent incident occured, and I want your opinion of whether it qualifies as censorship. An editorial was written about an occurence at my school, which resulted in disciplinary action. One line in the article mentioned that...
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 7:24pm

8th grade
Can you help me to make a speech about 'the importance of recycling' ?
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 6:24am

language arts
i have to use the word fretish in a sentence as a noun, verb, and an adjective and as a different part of speech each time. i've looked everywhere and i cant even find what fretish means. PLEASE HELP!!!
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 11:21am

english
what is a "figure of speech"?
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 11:14am

AP psychology
I'm having trouble figuring out this question: Three yr old Marco suffered damage to the speech area of the brain's left hemisphere. Research suggests that a) he will never speak again b) his earlier experiences with speech will enable him to continue speaking c)his ...
Monday, October 18, 2010 at 8:27pm

english
Tips on amazing speech writing?
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 5:24pm

English
I'd like to know if the following sentences (+alternatives) in indirect speech are possible. Thank you very much in advance. 1) “Would you like to have lunch with me on Sunday?”, he said to me. He invited (and not: "requested, offered) me to have lunch with ...
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 12:47pm

philo
<22{5[2(02)]}> Lawyer: My client, television commentator Jonas Cassell, was fired by the network that employed him for criticizing one of the network’s major sponsors. However, Cassell’s comments were said off the record at a private party, and only became ...
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 3:10pm

Persuasive Topic help
For my speech class we need to make a speech on a persuasive topic that will be interesting and fun to hear. It needs to be a topic that no one ever really talks about, or something that no one really knows about. For example pregnancy is something we already know. Can you ...
Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 4:26pm

English
I need a really kick a** closing statement for my debate on censoring gangster rap (I'm for it) Its for history I know it says english but I thought it would be more english related so far I have this: Overall, censorship is justified in some cases, as it seeks to maintain...
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 1:14am

American Culture
In this week’s video, Bill Goodykoontz talks about morality and ethics in pop culture. The freedom of speech and expression allows a variety of pop culture media to be released, which may sometimes be offensive material. Can pop culture still have greater societal value ...
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 10:33am

English
1. The volunteers there deliver food to old people. (What is the part of speech of 'there'? Does 'there' modify 'volunteers? Then it is an adjective? Or is 'there' an adverb?)
Monday, October 11, 2010 at 9:37pm

English
1. I am looking forward to my next visit there. 2. I am expecting my next visit there. 3. I am anticipating my next visit there. (Are they all the same and grammatical? What is the part of speech of 'there'?)
Monday, October 11, 2010 at 7:21am

THE PARTS OF SPEECH
In the following sentence, what is the antecedent of the pronoun "it"? The class decided to submit their project to the science contest, because they felt it was worthy of winning. A. Class B. Project C. Science D. Contest
Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 9:16pm

adverbs and other parts of speech
In the second sentence, the phrase "inside his trouser pockets" is a/an?
Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 6:48pm

English
Help with Analogies and suggest me other ways to write them please. Thanks 1)Smart people keep quiet about what they know, but stupid people advertise their ignorance.Changed into:Good drivers are hindered to show their driving skills, while reckless drivers show off their ...
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 5:56pm

college/Public Speaking
What might be some modern examples of speech styles that weren't discussed in the lecture? Don't think just in terms of public speaking. Consider such elements as how technology has changed communication in the last few years. Defend why you consider these to be modern...
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 4:40pm

English
Need help with Analogies and suggest me other ways to write them please. Thank you for the help. 1)Smart people keep quiet about what they know, but stupid people advertise their ignorance.Changed into:Good drivers are hindered to show their driving skills, while reckless ...
Monday, October 4, 2010 at 4:24pm

english
Speech in the Virginia Convention by Patrick Henry. 4a. What course of action does Henry want the colonists to take? 4b What is Henry's answer to the objection that the colonists are not ready to fight against British?
Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 11:10pm

english
Speech in the Virginia Convention by Patrick Henry. 3a. What measures does Henry say the colonists have already tried in their dealings with England? 3b. What examples does Henry provide to support his position that compromise with the British is not a workable solution?
Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 11:08pm

English
Speech in the Virginia Convention by Patrick Henry 2a. what does henry say about the previous speakers? 2b What does he hope to accomplish by commenting on the previous speakers?
Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 11:04pm

English
In the Speech in the Virgina Convention by Patrick Henry, 1. If you had been in the audience, how would you have responded to Henry's Speech Why?
Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 11:01pm

Business Communication 1
11. If an audience is opposed to what you have to say or resistant to a change you are suggesting, a good approach is to: be as ambiguous as possible to avoid offending the members of the audience. begin the message with something both you and the audience can agree upon. try ...
Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 1:25pm

english
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. In this sentence i need to know what part of speech these words or phrases are: four, and seven, ago...
Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 10:57am

English
In the sentence, "He loves to watch television.", what part of speech is the word loves?
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 6:24pm

english/literacy
i need to write a funny speech about banning something but i dont know what topic to choose please help me!
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 2:31pm

English
Need help with Synecdoche is a "figure of speech" in which a part is used for a whole, or the reverse. Please help with the following especially with School and Hand. This is what I have so far. Thanks! 1) Jackson has a strong arm: Meaning is, Throws well? 2) Joe has...
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 4:59pm

english
which sentence sounds correct. I think its b but im not sure if there is "the" infront of state a)The president states a Union address in a speech every year. b)The State of the Union address is a speech that the president gives every year.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 1:32am

PRACTICAL ENGLISH
In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word. Large fish swim swiftly in the sea. A. Pronoun B. Adjective C. Noun D. Adverb
Monday, September 27, 2010 at 2:41pm

English
When I got close to the penguins, I had to cover my nose. Surprisingly, they smelled terrible. (What is part of speech of 'close' in the sentence? Is it an adjective or an adverb?)
Monday, September 27, 2010 at 9:45am

ela
Below the main level, we have a large playroom. What part of speech is below?
Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 8:33pm

eighth grade english parts of speech
what part of speech is the word in
Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 5:59pm

English/General Knowledge
What are some of the social issues in today's society? I'm supposed to make an Advocacy speech to effect positive changes on a social issue.
Sunday, September 26, 2010 at 7:06am

psy
)]}> Lawyer: My client, television commentator Jonas Cassell, was fired by the network that employed him for criticizing one of the network’s major sponsors. However, Cassell’s comments were said off the record at a private party, and only became public because ...
Saturday, September 25, 2010 at 7:24pm

Speech
True or False It is seldom necessary to write out quotations in full in a speaking outline.
Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 5:50pm

Speech
True of False? A public speaker should avoid using transitions and internal summaries together. I think it's false. What do you think?
Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 12:50pm

English
I want to ride. What parts of speech are to ride in this sentence.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 9:35pm

Business
After more than 10 years of proposals, revisions, and re-revisions, the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) at long last voted to adopt the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA) on July 29. Like its better known cousin, the ...
Sunday, September 19, 2010 at 4:40pm

philosphy
Cathy owes six overdue movies to her local video store. Since each of Cathy’s overdue videos is a comedy, only comedies are currently overdue at Cathy’s local video store. Which one of the following premises, if added to the statements above, would allow the ...
Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 11:09am

PHI103: Informal Logic
1. <21{7[1(07)]}> Cathy owes six overdue movies to her local video store. Since each of Cathy’s overdue videos is a comedy, only comedies are currently overdue at Cathy’s local video store. Which one of the following premises, if added to the statements above, ...
Friday, September 17, 2010 at 7:01pm

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:49pm. Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:00pm. 1. Tell me more about rice cake. 2. Tell me a lot about rice cake. (What is the part of speech of 'more'? A noun or an adverb? Are both the same?) ...
Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 12:08am

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:00pm. 1. Tell me more about rice cake. 2. Tell me a lot about rice cake. (What is the part of speech of 'more'? A noun or an adverb? Are both the same?) English - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:06pm ...
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:49pm

English
1. Tell me more about rice cake. 2. Tell me a lot about rice cake. (What is the part of speech of 'more'? A noun or an adverb? Are both the same?)
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:00pm

English
1. What are your opening hours? 2. When are your opening hours? 3. What is your opening hours? 4. When doe the museum open? 5. We are closed on Mondays? (Would you check the sentences? Are all OK? What is the part of speech of 'closed'?)
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 11:34pm

9th grade english
need help dissecting five sentences for parts of speech and sentence 1) Following too closely behind a car can be dangerous
Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 4:42pm

SAT Essay
Can somebody help to grade this essay? Many thanks!! Assignment: Do we expect too much from public figures? Public figures have always been an object of fascination for many. From movie stars to pop stars, business tycoons to politicians in power, they have the power to ...
Friday, September 10, 2010 at 11:03am

english
I need help writing a speech about saving energy to 6th graders
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 8:28pm

english
what are the four parts of speech
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 8:24pm

Language
He studied to show himself approved to God. What part of speech is approved?
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 8:07pm

english
could i get this paragraph edited it is a biography in the form of a speech Good morning everyone, we have a special guest here today his name is James lore. Before he comes on, I will tell you a little about him. First off, James is a grade 12 student attending Medicine Hat ...
Monday, September 6, 2010 at 12:16pm

English
Don't let me down. (What is the part of speech of 'down' in this sentence? And what is the meaning of 'down' here?)
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 9:04pm

4th grade
what part of speech is batteries
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 5:43pm

grammar
Identify the arts of speech inthis sentence: Larry OFTEN GOT CAUGHT between the flailing arms and kicking feet of Moe and Curly.
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 3:03pm

English
Would you like a ride home? (What is the part of speech of 'ride' and' home'?)
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 1:13am

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

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