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English-Plot Summary
Could someone please provide me with sites from which I can get ideas on how to write a plot summary. Thanks a lot:-)
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 7:54pm by Sara

English
Hi, I have to write a 2 page paper about the book No-No Boy, rather than give a plot summary the teacher wants us to discuss important themes. What are some possible topics I could write about and how do I not make the paper turn into a plot summary? Thanks.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 7:06am by Jake

reading
what is the difference between a plot and a summary? Plot: http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/terms/2terms.html#Plot Summary: http://www.answers.com/summary They are similar in some ways, but the plot of a story, book, or play is like a blueprint -- it contains all the ...
Wednesday, December 20, 2006 at 3:52pm by Katie

English
I don't recognize that first name, but yes, Mrs. Hutchinson is the main character. This all depends on what your teacher means by "describes the plot." A is a good plot summary, but the violence is not indicated. B and C are not complete sentences, so it's hard to tell. What ...
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 6:35pm by Writeacher

English 1
Where can I get a good plot summary of Gary Soto's "Buried Onions?"
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 8:46pm by Anonymous

English-Ms. Sue
Please study the websites about plot summaries that Writeacher posted for you last week. http://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+write+a+plot+summary&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&client=firefox-a&rlz=1R1GGLL_en___US379
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 7:39pm by Ms. Sue

English-Plot Summary
To understand what a plot is: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plot_%28narrative%29 Then: http://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+write+a+plot+summary&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&client=firefox-a&rlz=1R1GGLL_en___US379
Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 7:54pm by Writeacher

English
Which of the following statements is true of a summary? 1. A summary condenses the main points of an article. 2. A summary is quicker and easier to write than a longer original article. 3. A summary should not include evaluation and criticism. 4. A summary should direct the ...
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 1:19am by Lin

English
Here are a couple that might work: (Broken Link Removed) and http://www.berghuis.co.nz/abiator/patana/5t/literacy/generalskills/plot-summary-flowchart.html One of these should work for you.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 6:25pm by Writeacher

Five Number Summary
Hi Ms. Sue. That is what I'm guessing I have to figure out. They say the median is 6. so out of 8 5 10 3 # I have to figure out what this (#) value is? I don't know if I should do the five number summary and box plot or just box plot??????
Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 2:19pm by Renee

English
I had to read "Son" by John Updike but i don't understand the summary. Could you explain the plot summary to me? Such as initiating event, Rising action, climax, falling action, resolution? and setting? to read the story, go to google and search 'son by john updike' and click ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 8:49am by jonghyun

language arts
Check these sites for the difference between a plot and a summary. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/plot http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/summary http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_difference_between_a_summary_and_a_plot Yes, a book can have several themes.
Sunday, August 2, 2009 at 11:05am by Ms. Sue

A.P English
What recurring motifs are there in "Frankenstein?" Also, what would the basic conflict be? Should I just describe the basic plot in a summary, or is there a different or more specific way to do that?
Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 6:13pm by Me

Reading
I still don't understand the difference between the plot and summary. Let me see if I am right. If a project said to write about the plot could you put it in bullet format and name off major events in order. And if it asked to write the summary of the book would I write like a...
Wednesday, December 20, 2006 at 4:22pm by Katie

English
Which of the following is a pitfall that students often making when writing about literature? analyzing summarizing to support a point including needed information writing a plot summary
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 9:13pm by christopher

English
Here are some ideas for learning to write a good summary: How to Write a Summary - Information, Facts, and Links http://www.enotes.com/topics/how-write-summary Writing a good summary demonstrates that you clearly understand a text...and that you can communicate that ...
Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 9:22am by Writeacher

Reading ASAP
I was gonna do a summary for each chapter but it's not asking me that it's asking for a plot
Monday, August 12, 2013 at 1:56pm by unknown

english
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" is a book. So you probably have to read the book and write an original (not from somewhere else) summary (telling what the plot, setting, and characters are in the story). Not sure what else you're having trouble with. Please ask again if you need ...
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 5:37am by MattsRiceBowl

English
I have to write an essay for Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. The question says in some works of literature a character who appears brifely or doesn't appear at all is a significant presence. Show how such a character functions in the work. You may wish to diiscuss how the ...
Tuesday, November 14, 2006 at 4:28pm by randy

English
I didn't find any summaries of this book. However, if you write your summary we'll be glad to help you make it a good summary.
Thursday, July 2, 2009 at 10:46pm by Ms. Sue

English
The assignment says to pick a scene OR scenes, so you are not limited at all. Once you decide on a theme, you can use old magazines to find pictures to use, or if you are an artist at all, you can pick things to draw. It does NOT have to be complicated to get the idea across. ...
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 11:24pm by SraJMcGin

Calculus & Vectors
Use z = x + yi Plot on the Cartesian (x,y)-plane a) Plot (x, y) = (2, 0) b) Plot √(x^2 + y^2) = 2 c) Plot (x, y) = (5, 4) d) Plot (x, y) = (√2, -√2)
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 9:58am by Graham

Language Arts
You may find these summaries here: http://www.sparknotes.com/ Plot and summary are often the same. http://english.stackexchange.com/questions/76037/difference-between-synopsis-and-plot http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plot_(narrative)
Monday, July 8, 2013 at 2:47pm by Ms. Sue

reading
story was a little confusing... can someone give me a plot summary of Milk by Ron Carlson
Friday, October 26, 2012 at 12:05pm by tracey

summary
how to write a summary. any rules to follow while writing summary.please help
Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 6:17pm by harini

English-Ms. Sue
As you know, your summary is much too long. The basic plot outline, as I see it is: Valerie decides to leave her home town, school, and boy friend to go with her Dad. She falls in love with the prince and finds that living in Europe has its rewards. Add a little to that.
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 7:39pm by Ms. Sue

Business
my group has done a project on workplace violation, and I'm assigned to write an executive summary. I'm not familiar with the summary and don't know how to write it correctly. Could you tell me what the executive summary is, what I should include on the summary for my group, ...
Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 12:23pm by Vivian Tran

Language Arts
Which of the following statements about a short story plot is not true? (1 point) The plot has a beginning, middle, and end. The plot is when and where the story takes place. The plot usually starts with a problem and ends with a solution.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 11:55pm by Camryn

English
I have to do a plot outline, can someone tell me, "what the traditional pyramidal structure to map the important parts of the plot" is?
Saturday, January 26, 2008 at 10:18am by Michael

language arts
if a plot and a summary are the same thing then how come i need to include both on a project and what is a climax and denouement. This is for 6th grade
Sunday, August 2, 2009 at 11:05am by Anna

language
okay i read the book Royally Jacked for english and i had to return the book and i need to finsh my book report ASAP ! i need to know 20 vocab words used in the book , venn diagram , plot diagram , summary 3-10 ! and i cant FAIL . so can you please help me and its also due in ...
Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 5:09pm by taylor

Graphs
What type graph does not show the number of times a response was given box-and-whisker plot line plot stem-and-leaf plot bar graph is it a line plot?
Friday, March 22, 2013 at 1:25pm by Mr.Brain

Reading ASAP
I'm doing my summer reading list and I need help these are the instructions "Have notes for each chapter (or story or part of the novelódepending on how the novel is arranged) with the following points: main characters, conflict, and plot. This will help you with the project ...
Monday, August 12, 2013 at 1:56pm by unknown

language arts
What is the difference between a plot and a summary of a book? Can a book have more than one theme?
Sunday, August 2, 2009 at 11:05am by Anna

Language Arts
Do you know where I can find chapter by chapter view of a book? Is a plot the same as a summary of a short story?
Monday, July 8, 2013 at 2:47pm by unknown

English
write a short summary before and after the characterization to contextualize it within a plot. In essence, you are showing the hero in your characterization and telling the story surrounding him or her in the short summaries before and after the characterization. An example is...
Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at 10:32am by Anonymous

Reading
Are you writing a book report on the Robin Cook book with that title? There is a brief plot summary at the Amazon link provided by Writeacher.
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 1:09am by drwls

literature
What is the plot summary of Edgar Allan Poe's "Cask of Amontillado"? With the introduction, rising action, climax,falling action and denouement. Thanks...
Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 12:50am by klarmaesen

english
Using the four basic plot elements from the dramatic plot (exposition, complication, climax, resolution), how would I outline the progression of the main conflict in "The Miracle Worker"?
Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 10:13pm by Emily

English
I'm not sure, but use this site -- http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/invisibleman/ -- and read both the plot summary for that section of the story as well as the character analysis.
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 2:43pm by Writeacher

Literature quick question
Could someone please give me a link to where I can find a short summary (plot) of The Five People You Meet In Heaven. Thank You:) {Missy}
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 3:32pm by Missy

algebra
Which box-and-whisker plot shows the scores of ten students on a mathematics exam? 92, 76, 83, 97, 74, 81, 92, 91, 96, 87 (1 point) box and whisker plot box and whisker plot box and whisker plot box and whisker plot
Monday, March 31, 2014 at 12:45am by james

English- A little help please
I am doing my plot summary on the Book Royally Jacked and I really want to know the significance of this title towards the book. I can't seem to explain it well. Royally stands for the royal family in this book whom Valerie and her dad are staying with. I just can't seem to ...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 10:27pm by Sara

precalc
the graph will be much more interesting if there's an "x" in there somewhere. Visit wolframalpha.com and type in plot and the function yu want to plot. for example, plot x^2-3 cos(2pi x+5)
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 6:34pm by Steve

ENGLISH
It's also setting up the parallel plot -- Hamlet avenging his dad's death = main plot; Laertes avenging his dad's death = secondary (parallel) plot. Parallel plots are included to set up "foils" for the main plot -- here, to contrast how Laertes reacts (immediately and ...
Monday, June 13, 2011 at 8:55am by Writeacher

ENGLISH
It's not b or d. This summary should help you answer this question. http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/silas/summary.html
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 10:24am by Ms. Sue

To Ms. Sue
Ms. Sue how does this opening sound for a plot summary? I chose the book "Royally Jacked" and it turned out to be pretty good. The only thing that I didn't really like about it was that there wasn't really any high rising actions in there, but it was still good and describes ...
Monday, June 14, 2010 at 10:50pm by Sara

Writing
Myth Literature Response Questions about Pandora's Box? I need help?!? What happended in the story? (Write is the plot?) Write a summary with rising action, climax and resolution.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 6:47pm by Erin

English
Doing a crosswor puzzle dealing with plot, characters, setting, etc. The clue is "part of the plot the goes back in time" There are 9 letters needed, with the third and seventh letters being an "A".
Monday, April 7, 2008 at 5:16pm by Taya

The Odyessy
I suggest you omit the words, "The summary of . . ." We're teachers and believe writing substandard English without capitalization and punctuation is not appropriate on an academic forum. When you write anything for others to read, you should always put your best foot forward...
Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 9:23pm by Ms. Sue

ms. sue
I haven't seen this movie, but I just read a summary of the plot. How about naming your essay, "Obsessions."
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 8:52pm by Ms. Sue

English
# Lamb to the Slaughter Summary & Study Guide - Roald Dahl - eNotes.com Lamb to the Slaughter summary and study guide with notes, essays, quotes, analysis and pictures. http://www.enotes.com/lamb-slaughter/ # Lamb to the Slaughter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia "Lamb to ...
Sunday, December 13, 2009 at 1:32pm by Writeacher

English
All book reviews are written in: a. past tense b. present tense c. future tense d. whatever tense the writer chooses to use. I think it's B. The purpose of a book review is to: a. provide a plot summary b. provide information about the author c. give an opinion about the book ...
Monday, February 7, 2011 at 4:31pm by anthony

English
Being that I am a story writer myself, here's some tips and ideas: The start a story, you need a plot. Make a plot that sums up what's to come in your story. Once your plot is started, begin to pick our main roles and mini roles of the people in your story. It's important to ...
Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 11:19pm by Mia

A Peculiar Question
What am I supposed to do when I am instructed to "retell the story of my novel"? Am I supposed to summary what I have already read or tell the story differently by changing the plot?
Monday, February 10, 2014 at 11:09am by Anonymous

HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I need help on writing a summary and an example of a summary.My teacher said that when your writing a summary,the middle is the 3 supporting details or what happens,the end is what wraps it all up or the conclusion.but what is the beginning? PLEASE, I NEED HELP, MY ASSIGNMENT ...
Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 4:09pm by emily

Poetry
Still having problems here. Can the character be the plot of poem? No. The plot is the story told. It can evolve around a character, but the character is not the plot. Remember Cinderella? The plot is not her, it is about the fairy tale change in the destitute life of a girl ...
Saturday, April 14, 2007 at 2:25pm by april13

english
There are a few different models. A common one is that there is an introduction or exposition, an event, rising action, a turning point, a climax, and a conclusion that resolves the problem. A good description to help you out is here: http://english.learnhub.com/lesson/4579-...
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 11:11am by MattsRiceBowl

english
what are the elements of plot, i have to analyze a short story using elements of plot , and when i did my essay i failed it , so can anyone please help me please i will really appreciate it
Monday, January 4, 2010 at 5:59pm by amanda

English II - Animal Farm
It's been far too long since I read this book to be of direct help to you. Take a few minutes and read at least two sections on this webpage: plot summary and animalism http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_Farm
Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 2:00pm by Writeacher

maths
This question is about plotting two points and drawing the straight line through them. Which two options are correct instructions for plotting two points which can then be used to draw the line y=2x+5. Select one or more. A) Plot the points (1.3) and (2,-1) b) Plot the points...
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 10:34am by Marian

Math
What type of graph does not show the number of times a response was given? (1 point) a.box-and-whisker plot b.line plot c.stem-and-leaf plot d.bar graph I choose c is that correct
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 7:01pm by Giaaa

English
"Summary vs. Synopsis What is a synopsis vs. a summary? A summary is a short explanation of what your book is about. Think of a summary as your "elevator speech" -- suppose you're at a conference step into an elevator and standing next to you is the well-known editor that you'...
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 5:50pm by helper

Physics
When a baseball is tossed directly upward, what is the slope of a plot of its acceleration versus time during the upward flight? plot has constant positive slope plot has constant negative slope plot has zero slope I think it is zero slope
Monday, September 24, 2012 at 10:51pm by Liz

English
The plot is the events that make up a story. The plot of this novel is the memories of an old man who worked in a circus. The whole thing is an illusion means that what the audience thinks it sees isn't real. When you watch a movie, you're really seeing an illusion, not reality.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 10:01pm by Ms. Sue

Math
How am I supposed to plot (1/2,-2 1/2) on a coordinate grid ? I changed them both to decimals so it can be easier to plot because only the numbers 1,2 are on the y and x axis . How am I supposed to plot it when it's two numbers ?
Monday, December 16, 2013 at 4:24pm by Anabelle

A
visit wolframalpha.com and enter plot y=4x+6 , y=x+8 The easiest points to plot on a line are the intercepts, where x=0 or y=0. In this case, they would be (0,3) and (5,0) plot those two points and draw a line through them.
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 3:00pm by Steve

English
A plot involves the protagonist in a quest or a problem that he strives to solve. The two-year-old might want to reach a cookie jar in an upper kitchen cupboard. Or he might overcome a fear of dogs. Perhaps accepting a new baby would be the basis of a plot.
Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 4:07pm by Ms. Sue

Reading: Summary
You're welcome. Good luck! And have fun writing your summary.
Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 9:12pm by Ms. Sue

write a summary
I haven't read or listened to the speech, so I can't judge your summary.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 4:44pm by Ms. Sue

English
Here are a couple of themes you could focus on -- one or both: ~ Conflict between generations ~ Assimilation into new culture (http://www.enotes.com/no-no-boy/themes ) The way you avoid simply writing a plot summary is to write an outline or plan very carefully first -- and ...
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 7:06am by Writeacher

Algebra
What type of graph does not show the number of times a response was given? A.box-and-whisker plot B.line plot C.stem-and-leaf plot D.bar graph I think it is a bar graph/D
Monday, March 4, 2013 at 7:45pm by Cassie

Ela(summary)
Can you give my a nice summary for milk weed? i really dont get the book i read it
Friday, May 20, 2011 at 7:12pm by Allen

math
the length of a rectangular garden plot is twice the width of the plot.if the fence around the garden is 600 ft long,what is the length of the garden plot?
Monday, October 28, 2013 at 4:24pm by jess

Language Arts
Hello! I have to write a summary of a book that I've read, and I've been writing it, and I'm worried I'm putting in too much detail/making it too specific/too long? I wasn't sure if I'm supposed to summarize the whole plot in a couple of paragraphs, or if it's like the way I'm...
Monday, February 14, 2011 at 8:16pm by Michelle

maths
A villager Itwaari has a plot of land of the shape of a quadrilateral. The Gram Panchayat of the village decided to take over some portion of his plot from one of the corners to construct a Health Centre. Itwaari agrees to the above proposal with the condition that he should ...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 1:48am by manpreet

science
Yep, I could do that. However, you wouldn't learn much from reading my summary. We'll be glad to comment on YOUR summary.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 3:52pm by Ms. Sue

maths --plse help me..
A villager Itwaari has a plot of land of the shape of a quadrilateral. The Gram Panchayat of the village decided to take over some portion of his plot from one of the corners to construct a Health Centre. Itwaari agrees to the above proposal with the condition that he should ...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 9:22am by sarika

maths --plse help me..
A villager Itwaari has a plot of land of the shape of a quadrilateral. The Gram Panchayat of the village decided to take over some portion of his plot from one of the corners to construct a Health Centre. Itwaari agrees to the above proposal with the condition that he should ...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 11:33am by swati

English
These sites have great suggestions. http://www.enotes.com/topics/how-write-summary http://www.columbia.edu/cu/ssw/write/handouts/summary.html
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 5:06pm by Ms. Sue

Math
Please help!!! Scott bought 54m of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot of land. The width of the rectangular plot is 12m. Assume Scott uses all the fencing. What is the length of the rectangular plot of land? a) choose a variable to represent the length of the rectangular ...
Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:34am by Cherie

language arts
The plot it the basic action of the book. It will be an outline of the "question", the rising action, the climax, the denouement, and the conclusion. A summary us pretty much the same thing, although it can be longer and include more detail. Yes, a book can have more than one ...
Sunday, August 2, 2009 at 11:05am by GuruBlue

Please check my work!
Yes, It is good. Thanks you also helped me clear out the summary of the story and do not worry i am not copying you because for my H.W i did not have to write a summary, but something else.
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 1:24pm by Chicken

chemistry--oops
http://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/summary/summary.cgi?cid=140789
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 8:46pm by DrBob222

Anthropology
It's not a summary because it focuses on the weddings, not the main idea. Also, don't use the exact words in a summary. Your first sentence is copied from the article. That's plagiarism.
Friday, January 13, 2012 at 10:26pm by Ms. Sue

summery
A summary is just turning a paragraph or story short. A summary tells about the important parts. It's usually a couple lines depending on what your writing.
Monday, June 24, 2013 at 1:10pm by Celest

English
I see two paragraphs of movie summary -- no analysis. I see a short intro and a short concl with very surface-level analysis -- nothing in depth. From your directions, you need to spend more time (time = number of paragraphs in an essay) on analysis and the minimum amount of ...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 1:55pm by Writeacher

English
This reads like a summary of the movie's plot, which is not analysis. Here's what to do: Go here ~~> http://www.powa.org/ and click on Thesis/Support Essays. Read ALL the sections, which includes clicking on Read More for each section. Then start over. First you need to ...
Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 3:22pm by Writeacher

english
A good writer makes events in a story occur plausibly. The action should be consistent with the characters; if the author forces them into uncharacteristic behavior in order to advance the plot, the story will seem artificial. In "Thank You, M'am, " by Langston Hughes, are the...
Friday, August 6, 2010 at 5:48pm by crystal

English
A good writer makes events in a story occur plausibly. The action should be consistent with the characters; if the author forces them into uncharacteristic behavior in order to advance the plot, the story will seem artificial. In "Thank You, M'am, " by Langston Hughes, are the...
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 12:44am by Dylan

algebra
does anyone know how to plot ponts with coordinates? If so, could you explain how to plot (3,-5) on a graph?
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 at 8:51pm by angie

Math
A square garden plot measures 180 square feet. A second square garden plot measures 405 square feet. How many more feet of fence will the second garden plot require over that required for the first garden plot. But how did they get this???????
Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 6:25am by Julie

Reading
Helping my son with a book project, what is a plot paper bag or plot mobile?
Monday, January 30, 2012 at 8:15pm by Deana

science
How do i plot i schild plot with this data: Conc (M) 10^-8 Ec50= (microM) 12
Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 12:33pm by layla

Geometry
what are the 2 lengths on top and bottom of plot 1, and what is the length on plot 3. with the following info I can answer
Monday, February 27, 2012 at 4:32pm by Tanner

english
could you give me a summary of it?
Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 11:22pm by Kate

English, 10th grade
Check this site: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/plague/summary.html Look particularly at the analysis
Friday, November 19, 2010 at 8:07am by GuruBlue

LA a book summary help
i need to do a book summary about the last apprentice. but i dont know what to write.i am like lost right now while trying to figure out what to write.i need a short summary. its due tommorow. and i need it done by 10 tonight.i forgot the important things that happen in the ...
Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 9:32pm by jennifer

Summary of The Necklace?
I've been searching online for a short but informative summary on the book "The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant. Does anybody know where I can find it? Thanks! =)
Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 10:29pm by Emily

English - Please help quickly!!
I need help with making a thesis statement for an essay I have to write on the book Poisonwood Bible The prompt I have says : Choose a novel or play that depicts a conflict between a parent and a son or daughter. Write an essay in which you analyze the sources of the conflict ...
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 9:39pm by Tessa

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