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Bella
Since the 1970s, American poetry has a. been characterized by diverse voices and styles b. become increasingly narrow in subject matter c. reflected a more elitist perspective d. been appreciated for its simplicity i think the answer is A because my book says: Since 1970s, ...
Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 7:12pm by Literature

literture
look around at your local community, how easily do disabled people get around. what needs to be chnged. i need to write a persuasive essay, about this, like what needs to be changed to make it easier for disabled people to get around. please just give me some points, so it can...
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 12:26pm by literature

literature
i have to write a persuasive essay on obesity, can you just name some problems or diseases that most obese people have: like i know diabetes is one blood pressure (high?) heart problems.... what else?
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 12:36pm by literature

literture
ok, these are some great points , thanks
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 12:26pm by literature

Marissa
Do you know where I can find a summary for the passing by nella larsen. I googled and found nothing. Pinkmonkey you have to pay for.
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 5:05pm by Literature

eng
Is it gram. correct to say Samantha's dog......
Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 1:13pm by English

eng
Also for a country can I say France's policies...?
Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 1:13pm by English

eng
Thanks a lot.
Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 1:13pm by English

Jack
what does it mean when you are reading a given passage and then it asks you "who are the agents of resistance"?
Sunday, March 2, 2008 at 11:48pm by English

English
I've fixed up my essay a little bit and was woundering if you could go through it. Mark Kurlansky’s thesis for the book Salt is clearly declared on the interface of the book, “…salt-the only rock we eat-has shaped civilization from the very beginning... about 100 years ago, ...
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at 8:13pm by English

English
It was about a study/research. So does it mean the month before the study and the month after?
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 1:27pm by English

English
What is pre-intervention and post-intervention month?
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 1:27pm by English

sarah
hi i am doing a poster project on tim obrien's the things they carried. i need a good grade so i was wondering if they are any super unique ideas that would make this poster really really good
Monday, November 2, 2009 at 5:53pm by english

english
FURY has erupted at a gruelling summit in Copenhagen on rolling back climate change as poor nations took to task a draft deal whose supporters even said was less than they sought. this is extracted from newspaper for the purpose of study english . Who can explain (the rolling ...
Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 9:27am by english

english
THANK YOU VERY MUCH !!!!!!!!!THAT IS EXTREMELY HELPFUL!!!!
Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 9:27am by english

english
i am learning english at the moment Six hundred years ago, Sir John Hawkwood arrived in Italy with a band of soldiers and settled near Florence. He soon made a name for himself and came to be known to the Italians as Giovanni Acuto. does [made a name for himself] mean he ...
Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 8:43am by english

english
Sarah Palin swinging, swearing in Fox News debut what is swinging mean here
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 7:27am by english

high school, english,
Answer the following questions, using never, once, twice, or often. Example. 1. Have you read Rizal's Noli and Fili? Yes, I have read it twice[or insert other ones.] No, I have never read it. 2. Have you visited the Rizal Shrine at Fort Santiago? Yes,______________________ No...
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 5:17am by English.

college
i need to know how to compose an essay
Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 2:00pm by english

english
what is "we are paid" mean? does that mean someone offer us money or we pay money to someone
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 5:07am by english

english
i need a creative title for an essay comparing the Elizabethan theatre to todays theatre
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 10:10am by english

Cody
With whom do the doctors identify charlie? by "whom" is referring to another person? I don't get this question. Please clarify. thanks.
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 6:08pm by english

english
Can you describe what a motif is?
Monday, August 30, 2010 at 4:59pm by English

english
Could I get like a character essay outline? Like what I should have in my 1st, 2nd, 3rd, sentence, etc. How to start it off and flow towars the end? Thanks!
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 1:01pm by english

english
Hmmm, I already googled that and found the same results.... only two of those sorta helped...
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 1:01pm by english

essay
Phoenix Jackson is Eudora Welty's major character in the short story, "A Worn Path." She is a very old and fragile, African American woman struggling against herself and nature to retrieve medice for her sickly grandson. Throughout the story, Phoenix encounters many hardships...
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 1:49pm by english

essay
In the story, "A Worn Path", by Eudora Welty, An elderly African American woman, named Phoenix Jackson, embarks on a long and tedious journey through the woods accompanied by seemingly unforseen forces working against her that are trying to deter her from reaching her goal of...
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 2:10pm by english

anna
From the poem "The Wanderer" What is the plight of the wanderer "earth-walker"? How did he become what he is and what is he seeking?
Sunday, October 3, 2010 at 7:59pm by english

anna
Yes I have but it's a different translation from the ones I find on the internet so I dont know how to answer.
Sunday, October 3, 2010 at 7:59pm by english

Information Technology
how can unauthorized persons cause serious problems in a company’s database system?
Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 6:47pm by English

Information Technology
thanks alot....that's the one I was trying to remember.
Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 6:47pm by English

English
Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you very much. 1) Robotiv planes and search robots can be used in rescue situations such as after natural disasters. 2)Tney can be built and launched in 15 minutes. They are equipped with cameras and microphones, too. 3) They ...
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 5:12pm by English

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. I really hope you can have a look at them, too. 1) I use my mobile phone not only to make phone calls but also to film, record (?) data and appointments, send and receive e-mails, download music from the internet and surf the net. 2...
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 5:42pm by English

English
Are news article summaries written in past or present tense? For Example: "The Author describes how the 4 year old boy works at construction sites" OR "The Author described how the 4 year old worked at construction sites" Thank you
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 1:57pm by English

English
Thank you
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 1:57pm by English

rfvv
1. You can read whatever magazine you like. 2. You are able to read whatever magazine you like. 3. You may read whatever magazine you like. 4. You are allowed to read whatever magazine you like. (Does #1 mean #2 or #3?)
Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 7:24pm by English

rfvv
1. You can read whatever magazine you like. 2. You can read which magazine you like. 3. You can read that magazine you like. (Which one is right? Are they all grammatical? What is the difference in meaning?)
Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 7:26pm by English

rfvv
Thank you for your help. 1. You can read whatever magazine you like. 2. You can read any magazine that you like. 3. You may read any magazine that you like. (Does #1 mean #2? And what about #3? 'Can' sometimes means 'May.' What about in this sentence?
Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 7:26pm by English

Ann
Need to correct the punctuation for each sentence. then right if it is declarative, interrogative, imperateive, or exclamatory. 1. What a strang name that is. Answer=dec 2. Some mushrooms are very poisonous! Answer=exclamatory 3. Don't eat that mushroom! Answer=exclamtory
Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 10:25pm by English

Emily
Iddetifying Adverbs, need to find all adverbs in the sentences below some might not have any. 1. There is a big sale at the mall. Is no adverb 2. She fells happy when she finds a real deal. Is no adverb 3. If you want a good deal, stay close to Denicece. Adverb close
Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 10:42pm by English

rfvv
The dentist's is very busy, so we have to book the visit beforehand. You have to have your decayed tooth pulled out, but we have to wait for about one month? Can you wait? If you feel painful from time to time, let's go to the dentist's and if a doctor can spare time for you, ...
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 9:35pm by English

english
I'm writing a personal letter and I was wondering if you could check to see if my grammar in these following sentences is correct or if it's missing a comma. I don't want to post the entire letter because its personal. Thank you. I am so blessed to have you in my life and I ...
Monday, June 27, 2011 at 7:40pm by English

english
Thanks for your help. Can you please check this last paragraph for me. It doesnt sound right when I read it because I think it's missing some grammar. Even when I am sad, all I can do is smile and show other people that I make the best out of everything. Life has so much to ...
Monday, June 27, 2011 at 7:40pm by English

Argument
How do you turn this fallacy into a valid agrument:seeing that all teenagers are irrational and make poor decisions parents should make their decisions.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 12:53pm by English

Argument
Thank you you provided so great websites I am still a little unsure of what steps would best help me make this a valid agrument. Thank you for help any more assistance is greatly appreciated.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 12:53pm by English

writing
Write an essay on where you live?
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 12:50pm by English

Margaret
____1__ young people may be able to list the many accomplishments of the Reverend Dr. Marting Luther, King jr. They may know that he was a civil rights leader who aspired to achieve racial harmony and was an __2__ of peaceful but direct action. They may know that he fought the...
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 2:04pm by english

Margaret
yea i am getting better at this... 2. Proponent 3. Prevalent 4. Contend
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 2:04pm by english

Margaret
and 6 and 7 are correct... i had them reversed and then changed them right before i sent it thanks again
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 2:04pm by english

Margaret
thanks
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 2:04pm by english

English
Hi! Director of Central London Hatcheries shows a group of young men around their facilities. Babies are grown in bottles (World State Society)Director shows the group the five castes: Alpha, Beta, Deltas, Gammes, Epilsons. The director shows how children are socially ...
Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 9:32am by english

literature
Please help me I'm not doing homework but research on Shakespeare's sonnet Shall I Compare Thee To a Summer's day? Why does Shakespeare refute his claim?
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 3:37pm by Literature Help

literature
I read all the articles and I still don't fully understand.
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 3:37pm by Literature Help

literature
The question on my research paper asks "What does Shakespeare then say he refutes the claim?"
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 3:37pm by Literature Help

Shakespeare help
On the same research paper I'm doing for the same poem "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day" I don't know what image that he demonstrates how summer is unpredictable.
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 4:55pm by Literature Help

Shakespeare help
Sorry I mean summer's weather is unpredictable
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 4:55pm by Literature Help

Shakespeare help
Is it the image of a hurricane or no. Because of rough winds, the eye of heaven, and sometimes it settles.
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 4:55pm by Literature Help

Ms. Sue are you still here?
Also could check this answer: Question: What is the eye of heaven? And why is it not constant or trustworthy. I know the eye of heaven is the sun and sky. But what is the other part.
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 4:55pm by Literature Help

Shakespeare help
I understand that part of the question but what is the other part. And is the first question right with the hurricane image.
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 4:55pm by Literature Help

Sonnet 130
Can someone help me figure out the overall tone of the poem
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 9:25pm by Literature Help

english literature
hi i can't find any information on the author's writing style of The English patient who is michael ondaatje and a farewell to arms by ernest hemmingway. i need to know what writing structure they use and ideas they used for writing these books. can you please lead me to some ...
Sunday, July 30, 2006 at 2:29pm by Anonymous

English-- literature
Cyrano de Bergerac: (you don't really have to have read the book) I have to think of contemporary (modern day) parallels (ie: crimes, political, entertainment, or gossip column news, advertisements, etc.) for each of these characters or events: (I've been thinking of movies ...
Monday, December 4, 2006 at 11:06pm by suz

ENGLISH Literature
What remedies did the Danes tried before the arrival of Beowulf? Does any one Know/ This is a good translation of the original -- very readable in today's English: http://lone-star.net/literature/beowulf/ Be sure to read "The Adventure Begins Here" and "Episode 2" -- then let ...
Thursday, December 21, 2006 at 2:26am by DANIELLE

English Literature
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a literary work of great merit. However, it contains implausible or strikingly unrealistic incidents or characters. Write an essay of approximtely 500 words that demonstrates how various incidents or characters (at least 5) are related to the...
Thursday, February 22, 2007 at 11:02am by Ana

ENGLISH Literature
In the poem " Disembarking at Quebec " what does I am a word in a foreign language means. Here are my thoughts: To me it means that I will be a stranger in a place that I don't know or don't belong. Thanks Much. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. You have the ...
Thursday, April 26, 2007 at 12:24pm by DANIELLE

ENGLISH Literature
What does the narrator in "The Secret Sharer means when he says " I was something of a stranger to myself. I think what he means is that he is so involve with himself that he did not have time for others . Am I ON THE RIGHT PATH. THANKS MUCH!!! Thank you for using the Jiskha ...
Thursday, April 26, 2007 at 11:38pm by DANIELLE

ENGLISH Literature
In A "Room of One's own" Virgina Woolf think it would have been impossible for a woman of Shakespeare time to have written plays of the level of Shakespear's play why? Virgina believe that women minority status and lack of privacy are socieconomic factors that prevent women ...
Friday, April 27, 2007 at 12:24pm by DANIELLE

ENGLISH Literature
In "The Open Window" What does "Romance at short notice was her speciality" means? Does it means that romance was all she had to live by. She had no other interest? Thanks Much!!!! Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Could it mean she fell in love easily? Some ...
Sunday, April 29, 2007 at 12:52am by DANIELLE

ENGLISH Literature
How is the idea of luck prsented in the Rocking Horse Winner? Was the boy in the story Lucky? I do think he was. i THINK the fact that he had a desire to accomplish what he set out to do he was sucessful. IT HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH LUCK One can be either lucky or unlucky. Both ...
Monday, April 30, 2007 at 5:53pm by DANIELLE

ENGLISH Literature
Here is another analysis of the short story... perhaps you can identify "perception" http://sscotteng102.blogspot.com/ Do you think that MISS BRILL by Katherine Mansfield was imaginative, inventive or perceptive? or all 3. In the story I can see imaginative and inventive but I...
Tuesday, May 22, 2007 at 5:18pm by GuruBlue

English/literature
Dates to 1800, a timeline from Nathaniel HawthorneBecause the timeline grew so large, we've split it into three parts: .... Boston: The Scarlet Letter (fiction) starts as Hester Prynne stands on scaffold ... http://www.eldritchpress.org/nh/nhc.html You can google timeline ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 9:33pm by Writeacher

English Literature
Describe in specific detail the contrast between the two families, the Earnshaw's and the Linton's . Focus on the differneces in personality traits of the family members and in how they treated each other and other people. Wuthering Heights
Monday, March 10, 2008 at 3:29pm by Wendy

English Literature
These sites should help you with this: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/wuthering/ http://www.bookrags.com/notes/wh/ http://www.antistudy.com/free_book_notes/Wuthering_Heights.php
Monday, March 10, 2008 at 3:29pm by GuruBlue

english literature
i am writing a research paper about JOHN KEATS and his 3 works ( social political religious or any)_ but i didn't find some of the things about him. my question is: WHAT ARE THE SOCIAL POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS CONTRIBUTION OF JOHN KEATS TO THE ENGLISH LITERATURE? or any 3 topic...
Monday, April 14, 2008 at 5:48pm by martin

english literature
http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/keats/context.html Read from the 4th paragraph on. =)
Monday, April 14, 2008 at 5:48pm by Writeacher

english literature
thank u very much but the 4th paragraph tells about his writings only about the natural beauty and so on ...but it doesn't tell about other aspects like...social or political where can i find that? i have to write research paper based on 3 works of keats social....political......
Monday, April 14, 2008 at 5:48pm by martin

english literature
There are a number of articles here on Keats and politics. http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=Keats%2C+politics
Monday, April 14, 2008 at 5:48pm by GuruBlue

English/ Literature
I'm writing an essay for my class on the book the Lord of the Flies. I need some help thinking of a specific topic, however. Here's the assignment: think of how one of the novel's symbols adds depth and/or richness to its allegorical meanings. OR think of a conflict or ...
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 7:59pm by Monica

English/ Literature
http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/flies/ Be sure to read these sections to get ideas: ~~Analysis of Major Characters ~~Themes... ~~Study Questions & Essay Topics
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 7:59pm by Writeacher

English/ Literature
Ok I need some help getting started here's the assignment: Think of how one of the novel's symbols adds depth and/or richness to its allegorical meanings. (ie. the conch, the fire, Piggy's glasses, or the island itself). OR think of a conflict or comparison that illuminates ...
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 8:22pm by Monica

English/ Literature
THIS IS FOR THE NOVEL LORD OF THE FLIES.. SORRY I FORGOT TO ADD THAT IN!!!
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 8:22pm by Monica

English/ Literature
First of all, you need to decide exactly what you want to write about. Then, once you've chosen a topic, we can deal with a thesis statement. Let us know what you decide ... then we can help. =)
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 8:22pm by Writeacher

English/ Literature
OK i want to write about and examine the parachutist and the naval officer and their deeper meanings of symbolism. (or somthing like that) does that help? or do i need to be more specific. (thanks for helping me.)
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 8:22pm by Monica

English/ Literature
What's an unique and compelling thesis statement that i could create about the parachutist and the naval officer in the classic novel "lord of the flies"?
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 8:50pm by Monica

English/ Literature
OK, now you have to bear with me; I haven't read this book although I've read plenty of summaries and analyses of it! A thesis statement is composed of factual information (from the text) and your opinion about it (your position, your stance). If either one is missing, it's ...
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 8:22pm by Writeacher

English/ Literature
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1209342170
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 8:50pm by Writeacher

English-Literature
I need help with a list of all characters in Archibald MacLeish's book J.B.. Can anyone help me???Thanks
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 4:54pm by Sue

English-Literature
I couldn't find any free site online that listed the characters. Sorry.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 4:54pm by Ms. Sue

English-Literature
Here's one -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J.B. Sparse list -- very stark play!
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 4:54pm by Writeacher

English-Literature
I have to identify the types of perspective/voice. Can someone please tell me what that means? Thanks
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 5:30pm by Sue

English-Literature
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. If you are willing to spend $5.95 here is an Online Study Guide from Gale's "Drama for Students" volume 15, Chapter 4, or see if your local library can't obtain this book for you. 1. http://www.amazon.com/Archibald-MacLeishs-...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 4:54pm by SraJMcGin

English-Literature
"Literary narration can occur from the first-person, second-person, or third-person point of view." (PS -- second-person is rare in narratives.) from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Point_of_view_(literature)
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 5:30pm by Writeacher

English-Literature
What is the "American Dream"? Where did it originate, how has it caged over the centuries?
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 5:30pm by Tom

English-Literature
Tom -- please click Post a New Question and ask your question. Someone will then see it as a new question and will help you.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 5:30pm by Ms. Sue

English-Literature
I need to know if Arthur Miller's BOOK "The Crucible" received any awards for him, I can only find information on the Play. Thanks
Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 1:27pm by Sue

English-Literature
Tony Award -1953 Best Play by Arthur Miller. Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden.
Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 1:27pm by GuruBlue

English-Literature
Arthur Miller's The Crucible was originally written as a play.
Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 1:27pm by Ms. Sue

English-Literature
im writing in 3rd person i think but i dunno if im doing it right, its only for a homework peice in english nothing important...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 5:30pm by limmy

English/Literature
An example of a paradox in "Holy Sonnet 10" is: a) "Death, be not proud" b) "Death, thou shalt die" c) "thou art slave to date" d) "one short sleep past" I chose b because it seems the most contradictory?
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 at 2:10pm by Adam

English/Literature
That sounds very good to me.
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 at 2:10pm by GuruBlue

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