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English
Determine whether the statement represents a progressive view or a traditional view of literature. 1.There is no such thing as classic literature. 2.Literature can only be understood in the context of history. 3.Harry Potter books are not literature. 4.Literature contains ...
January 24, 2011 by Ron

literature
if someone has time could you provide me with examples of What literature is consider to be part of the United States current literary canon and why do you think so? I have further questions to answer in regards to literature i just can't think of any or what would be correct...
January 23, 2008 by jasmine33

English
I need help figuring out what the writing style was for medieval literature, english renassiance literature, renaissance drama, and early 7th century literature.
September 25, 2008 by Stevie

English 125 Introduction to literature
What does the term literature mean to you? What makes something literary in your own mind? If literature means different things to different people, who defines what is and what is not literature? 2.What kind of reading engages/interests you? What about that writing draws you ...
June 6, 2012 by belinda

literature
what is a literature web? Greta, I imagine that is a reference to using a search tool. If you put "literature web" into a search engine such as Google, you will get a number of sites on various types of literature. I hope this helps. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework ...
December 8, 2006 by Greta

Native American Literature
What were some of the types of writing and genres for Native American Literature, that were predominant during the 1600s when there literature was discovered? I think their type of writing was based on naturism, since they were one of nature, but I do no exactly know what ...
September 18, 2011 by Ann

Literature
I am really having trouble with the convention in literature could I have some examples?
August 22, 2007 by Annette

Literature
I math::7D=1W 7 days=1week Question: Literature "S.W." and "C" are both F.T. pls.help
December 31, 2009 by Coroline

literature
Emphasizing the importance of order, law, discipline, and tradition is typical of _______ literature
September 7, 2008 by Anonymous

Literature
I need to list 6 main characteristics of British Romantic literature. Any ideas? I'd appreciate any help. Thanks.
March 10, 2011 by Anna

literature
How is edgar allen poe one of the writers in literature to be a part of todays literary canon and why?
January 23, 2008 by jessica33

British LIterature
What makes "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" by Christopher Marlowe an example of pastoral literature?
October 21, 2008 by Cori

Literature
What is scope in literature? I've been searching for this forever and I just cannot seem to figure out what it is! Please help!
September 24, 2009 by Anonymous

Literature
The theme of literature is usually stated right at the beginning. T/F? False? I just want to check it. Thank You so much! [:
July 3, 2010 by Ally.

Hspanic Literature
Need someone to proofread a college papaer for a Spanish Literature graduate class... anyone interested>
May 5, 2011 by Lisa

Question (Literature)
Why literature thinks of science in a negative or destructive way? Can someone elaborate on this a bit? I'm not quite understanding it.
October 28, 2008 by John

literature
i need to know about persia and persian literature...
November 15, 2007 by klar maesen

children's literature
literature can help learn to clarify problems and:
June 8, 2013 by tasha

Native American Literature
How are the tensions of the time of Native American literature (Pre-1600) reflected in American literature? I know that Native Americans were the first people to start writing literature, or telling oral stories. They were one of peace and nature. Some of the Americans and ...
September 18, 2011 by Ann

6th grade literature
Please explain what does it mean to develop a basic literature element chart? Secondly, what are literary elements?
October 22, 2010 by Lynn

Literature
iam writting a term paper on the relationship between literature and history but i dont know what to write someone please help me out.your answers are most wlcome.thank you.
November 26, 2009 by Dennis

psychology(literature review)
I need to write a psychological literature review on a specific area from one of the topics below: -Human Development -Motivation and Emotion -Personality Theories and Therapies -Psychological Disorders What is a literature review and how to write one? Where can I find related...
July 30, 2009 by mic_

Literature
Great literature is educational because it A. allows you to simply observe and analyze. B. helps you draw on ideas you already have. C. won't challenge your beliefs. D. teaches rather than entertains. B?
August 2, 2012 by Abby

literature
Hi, I'm doing a poem for a literature book called Red Sky In the Morning by Elizabeth Laird. The theme that my teacher assigned to me is'Anna's love for Ben'. It can be through her thoughts, words, actions or what other characters say about her love towards her brother, Ben. I...
August 17, 2014 by Grace

World literature
I nedd to find 15 reasons why people like world literature. Please help me!!! im new in high school.
January 28, 2009 by Chris thompson

Film and Literature
Most see film as entertainment, but what about literature? And, what does a study of these involve? On what do you base this idea?
September 2, 2012 by Cookie

Literature Essay (Writeacher)
I'm not quite certain I understand what you meant in your latest reply in the last "Literature Essay" post.
January 10, 2014 by Anonymous

English
which of the following statements about american romantic poetry is not true? A)it followed a fixed rhyme scheme B)its themes originated in British literature C)it was influenced by Gothic literature D)it was filled with emotion
October 31, 2013 by sam

english
what is literature and why do we need literature
September 17, 2007 by sadie

literature
how to identify contradictions in literature
December 12, 2010 by joey

Literature
Can someone help me?I have some literature homework to finish up but im kind of stuck on one.Can someone give me a sentence or paragraph with the word "audacity" in it?
September 24, 2009 by Gina

ENG290
I am to create a timeline that illustrates the history of children's literature in western culture using five key milestones of children's literature. CAN YOU PLEASE HELP
October 21, 2014 by sandra

English 4
A recurring theme in literature is the transient nature of the world and life. Provide two ways in which this theme is expressed in Anglo-Saxon and medieval literature.
October 2, 2012 by Monica

history
in the 1920s, literature played a huge roll in people's lives. however, when the great depression struck in 1929, people were unable to purchase literature and books were focused on the downfall of society and how the glitz and glamour of the 1920s dissapeared. my question is ...
December 31, 2012 by Gregg

Literature
What would be a good start for an introduction for a persuasive essay on proving that learning about literature is relevant and/or valuable in some way. I don't want anyone to write anything for me but ideas would be greatly appreciated.
October 24, 2009 by Anonymous

Literature
During the Renaissance, people rediscovered the literature of the past. True or False? At that time there was an enormous renewal of interest in and study of classical antiquity. So True, right? Just wanna make sure, Thanks.
July 3, 2010 by Andy

Huckleberry Finn
Explain how the author created the character (characterization). Explain the theme of a piece of literature. Compare and contrast two pieces of literature. Write about one of the authors we have studied.
November 7, 2013 by Selena

Native American Literature
Why did the Native Americans use the types of writing and genres that they did? Genres: Native American literature's, stand apart as a separate tradition that is itself strong and varied. This culture had rich, established literature. Legends, folktales, and other forms of ...
September 18, 2011 by Ann

history
in the 1920s, literature played a huge roll in people's lives. however, when the great depression struck in 1929, people were unable to purchase literature and books were focused on the downfall of society and how the glitz and glamour of the 1920s dissapeared. my question is ...
January 1, 2013 by Gregg

adult education
Review this artile Hutt, J. & Wallis, LA. (2004). Injuries caused by airbags: a review. Trauma, 6, 271-278 and answer. • How did the researchers use the literature to explain a public health phenomena? • How was the literature used to show the necessity for the research ...
December 25, 2008 by Kim

American Literature
Based on "To Whistler, American," how does Pound view the role of American art and literature?
February 18, 2012 by help

principles of micreconomics
In 2 hours, Scott can read 15 pages of spanish literature. a. what is Scott's opportunity cost of reading 30 pages of literature?
January 30, 2011 by carroland

public health
Review this artile: Hutt, J. & Wallis, LA. (2004). Injuries caused by airbags: a review. Trauma, 6, 271-278 and answer following: How did the researchers use the literature to explain a public health phenomena? How was the literature used to show the necessity for the research...
December 25, 2008 by Kim

for Alicia - literature
Here are several sites that will help you take good notes when studying literature: http://www.google.com/search?q=taking+literature+notes&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a The first and second links look about the best, but you should look...
October 30, 2008 by Writeacher

literature
It may be said that great literature embraces ambiguity because ? A).It allows us to interpret a plot in at least two ways. B).It reflects the uncertainty we face in real-life decision. C).little insight is offered into the character or qualities of an antagonist. D).we seldom...
July 22, 2012 by Anonymous

American Lit project help (Literature needed)
So for my amer lit class I am doing a project on American foods in the 1950s and I need a piece of literature to write my essay on. It has to be a short peice not a novel. I really wanted for my literature to be a magazine from the 1950s. Like better homes and garden cooking ...
April 16, 2011 by Sarah

literature
what is pastoral literature?
September 28, 2010 by chelsea

Literature
i need help thinking of Criterion for my evaluative essay..i'm writing on a piece of literature..i need to write what criteria i'm going to use to evaluate the work.. i really need help with this..i need to come up with atleast 4 criterions and i'm stuck please give me some ...
February 16, 2009 by Bella

Literature(Please help)
I tryed finding information on how to cite a movie in MLA style but I am still confused. I need to cite the movie Smooth Talk by Joyce Chopra. All I know is the name of the movie, director, pg-13 and 1986. Please help. Thank you. Also, I need to cite a journal article. Is ...
April 10, 2011 by Hannah

english 11
Read the fallowing Papago song. Identify its purpose. "No talking, No talking. The snow is falling. And the wind seems to be blowing backward" a. to inform b. to persuade c. to analyze d. to express Which of these is a feature of early American and colonial literature? a. the ...
September 17, 2013 by Aspen

english
rite a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you do the following: oEvaluate the literary elements and structural devices in the selected poems and literature. oDescribe images of diverse cultureethnicity, race, class, gender, and ageand stereotyping that exist in the literature...
November 14, 2011 by joann

Literature 1010
Transitions function much like road signals. A) True B) False this question does not make sense. when i look in my book ans online, i do not see anything referring to the Transitions function can someone tell me what a transition function relating to Literature.
March 6, 2011 by Alex

literature
for my literature class, I need to imitate Ray Bradbury and choose a plot/conflict that he would choose and write about it. I know that he likes writing sci-fi and stories set in future. do you have any ideas of what I could write about? it needs to be around 4-8 pages. thank ...
May 5, 2010 by ayla

English
A theme is best described as? A. A moral lesson presented in a work of literature B. The central idea or insight about life revealed in a literary work C. The subject of a work of literature D. A series of related events in a literary work I picked B but it siad it was wrong
May 6, 2012 by MM

Literature for Jim
literature - Jim, Monday, November 2, 2009 at 8:46am I need a start for a paper on how does literature reflect life and communities First.... Jim, always start your own post when you have a question. If you post under someone else's name, then it may not get answered. Now, to ...
November 2, 2009 by GuruBlue

english
I need help with some literature homework. I need a to identify a baptism scene thats modern. And also how they were affected by the change. Also, need a piece of literature that has reflects or alludes to Shapespeare. Also need an example of when weather has been important ...
July 30, 2009 by Ty

Literacy
18. What are the subject headings for the 2002 edition of Invisible Man? A. American literature—History and criticism B. African Americans in literature—Outlines, syllabi, etc. C. Ellison, Ralph. Invisible man D. African American men—Fiction ANSWER IS D
March 10, 2012 by Mrs. Jane

American Literature
I need to provide literature allusion about Hector. and one about Paris, and one about Achilles.I am having a hard time finding similar litature characters to allude to or compare similarities. A quote about any of the three from another liturature source would be great. where...
December 2, 2010 by Kay

English
Need help with introduction: The Medieval Period began in 1066 and lasted until 1485. During this time period many literary works were produced. Many writers used their work to reflect the important events of that era. Most influential to literature of that period were the ...
July 11, 2008 by Emily

Literacy
What are the subject headings for the 2002 edition of Invisible Man? A. African American men—Fiction B. American literature—History and criticism C. African Americans in literature—Outlines, syllabi, etc. D. Ellison, Ralph. Invisible man i couldnt find the answer to this one ...
January 17, 2012 by Heather

AP American Literature
My school requires all students wanting to be in AP Literature to complete a packet with assignments for different novels. The last page of my packet is for A Raisin in the Sun and I have to create a mosaic project for the book. It listed all the categories and I organized a ...
June 6, 2013 by Janell

American literature
1. Reread the final paragraph of the speech of Pontiac (page 445) and the closing lines of Logan’s message, as set down by Jefferson (page 450). Between oral discourse and written discourse, what are the crucial differences in reaching and holding the attention of an audience...
July 19, 2014 by Kiara

Literature
A pschoanalytic approach to the reading of literature views conflict and character of any literary work as a reflection of the needs,emotions,status of mind and subconcious desires of the author.By extension,in literature,this approach tries to explain why Oedipus kills he's ...
July 9, 2007 by Eunice

world literature 210
Write a 350-700-word ... essay comparing and contrasting the themes and writing styles of two of the literature selections listed below. evaluate the effectiveness of both authors uses of fictional literary devices and conventions. a clean well lighted place the house on mango...
January 14, 2009 by johnnetta

Spanish Literature
for my advanced spanish lit course I'm reading and presenting on the play "Historia del hombre que se covirtió en perro" by Osvaldo Dragún. I have to analyze and do a presentation on this piece of literature. After reading it I get a genral idea of the storyline however I'm ...
September 28, 2011 by Cassie

english
I am to create a timeline that illustrates the history of children's literature in western culture using five key milestones of children's literature. Can you please tell me if these milestones I have chosen would be correct to use: 1-invention and development of printing ...
January 21, 2013 by m

psychology
I need to write a psychological literature review on a specific area from one of the topics below: -Human Development -Motivation and Emotion -Personality Theories and Therapies -Psychological Disorders What is a literature review and how to write one? Why can I find related ...
July 30, 2009 by mic_

Literature-Help me Ms. Sue
It's most accurate to say that interpretive literature A. contains or suggests universal truths. B. weaves exciting action around a standard formula. C. refers to today's hot topics. D. is intended to meet the reader's expectations. I already took the test once and I have a ...
June 24, 2014 by Unmei

english
what is a literary writer? Someone who writes literature? http://www.answers.com/literary Then comes the question of which works are considered literature and which are not. =)
April 25, 2007 by claudia

Literature-Help me Ms. Sue
What does the word mimetic tell us about the difference between novels and most of the literature of the 1800s? A. Novels present fantasy as reality. B. The authors were new and unknown C. Novels presented common things in new ways. D. Novel were unique in trying to imitate ...
June 26, 2014 by Unmei

British Literature
test 3, question 28 Every character in Shakespeare's plays has a function important to the plot. Discuss the characterization of Feste using dialogue, actions and what other characters say about him. In you answer, include Feste's function in the play. For anyone taking ...
February 12, 2013 by dani g

English / Literature
Choose one archetype that is illustrated by two or more of the stories you have read, and write a brief essay explaining what an archetype is, what archetype you’ve chosen to discuss, and how the archetype is demonstrated in at least two different pieces of literature you’ve ...
June 23, 2011 by LT

English: Children's Literature
I have to write an 8 page essay about Picture Books in Children's Literature. My thesis is: "Children can learn reading and writing from picture books, because it helps the child develop cognitive skills." Can you give me your input on this thesis? And I need suggestions of ...
September 25, 2010 by Kassi

Native American Literature
How are the tensions of the time of Native American literature (Pre-1600) reflected in American literature? There were a lot of white people at the time, that looked down on Native Americans. The white people would always try to steal their land and cause harm to their tribes...
September 18, 2011 by Ann

Literature
What literature do you consider to be part of the United States' current literary canon, and why? o How do those selections reflect the cultural tradition of the United States? o What do you consider to be part of your personal literary canon?
August 9, 2010 by Jamie

Literature
What literature do you consider to be part of the United States' current literary canon, and why? How do those selections reflect the cultural tradition of the United States? What do you consider to be part of your personal literary canon?
April 3, 2011 by Sonya

Literature
why not #1? "Island Boy" by Barbra Cooney, is a good choice for literature curriculum in the primary grades because it: 1. is useful in all areas of development 2. is easily understood by students 3. provides beautiful illustrations 4. includes a setting unfamiliar to most ...
February 6, 2007 by Karin

American Literature
I have to write a report on Mark Twain. I'm not suppose to write his biography. I'm supose to write about his works, achievements, impact on his readers, society, american literature, etc. I haven't been able to find too much, because the internet just shows his biography. If ...
April 20, 2010 by Jennifer

Native American Literature
What themes were predominant in the writings of the 1600s for Native Americans? Native Americans did not have any literature in the 1600s, but they did have oral traditions and stories which had a few main themes. Some of these stories were moral lessons (not quite sure that ...
September 18, 2011 by Ann

Literature
I am writing a book report on Gulliver's Travels in which I have to compare myself with one of the characters. I have chosen Lemuel Gulliver, and I need an attention getter. This is what I have "Every once in a while we run on to characters in literature that reminds us of ...
November 21, 2008 by Anonymous

english
Before those “Do you own work!” comments come… Let me make it clear that I am NOT asking you to answer this. I am simply asking for some guidance on how to do this essay. Some ideas and information I could use to write in my essay would be dandy. Below is what I am writing ...
May 24, 2014 by Margarita

english
1)Why do you think dystopian literature is such a popular trend among today’s young adults? 2)Why do you think fictional utopias always tend to go horribly wrong and become dystopias? 3)Why do you think the fictional survivors of an apocalypse always seem to end up creating ...
February 6, 2013 by KHJ

English
I have a prompt for an English essay and it says, "In a well developed composition, identify the character, describe what the character questions about society, and explain why the character's questioning is important to the meaning of literature." It's supposed to be five ...
March 8, 2010 by Ana

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...
April 14, 2008 by martin

English
Dame Van Winkle and Rip are stereotyped characters that have been found in literature- the nagging wife and the henpecked husband. Can you identify these character types in current literature and in popular movies and tv shows? From the short story "Rip Van Winkle" I can't ...
February 28, 2012 by Anonymous

English
Thank you very much for your corrections. I stilll need to check these few more sentences. 1) we'll ne analyzing twelve authors belonging to the English literature from 1800 to the beginninig of the twenty-first century. 2) I'll give you literature summaries for you to ...
September 12, 2010 by Franco

English Question about Stereotypes
Does contemporary literature encourage young readers to look beyond Australian stereotypes? I actually need at least 5 argumentative points on Contemporary literature does not encourage young readers to look beyond Australian stereotypes.
April 25, 2012 by Rianna

Literature
American literature homework question: To Kill a Mockingbird? Can someone help me understand the following question, please?: Of all the ways an author has of telling us about a character, how do we learn about the characters in To Kill a Mockingbird? -I want to say it's ...
August 25, 2014 by Eva

Lit
I have an essay and this is one part of my thesis... "In the nineteenth century, some ways the middle class participated in revolutions was by establishing liberalism, one way was through literature, and through the revolutions of 1848." I wasn't sure if the "one way was ...
March 24, 2014 by Serena

English
I have an essay and this is one part of my thesis... "In the nineteenth century, some ways the middle class participated in revolutions was by establishing liberalism, one way was through literature, and through the revolutions of 1848." I wasn't sure if the "one way was ...
March 24, 2014 by Serena

literature
we were ask to write an academic essay...i need to know about "horace as a satirist"...what are his contributions in literature??? Here are some excellent webpages on Horace: http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/horatius.htm http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/horace/g/Horace.htm Notice ...
August 2, 2007 by klar maesen

literature
what are ghazals???
March 4, 2008 by klar maesen

literature
the ti is symbolized by
April 9, 2008 by ana

literature
a villnelle is?
September 1, 2011 by jake

English
I was wondering if someone could tell me how I can improve my thesis statement/opening paragraph. I'm writing an essay on hamlet from the perspective of formalism (examining a work of literature's language and structure). Here it is: Formalism is a type of literary criticism ...
January 24, 2010 by Valerie

Literature
What is the "Cause" in That was then, this is now by S E Hinton
April 2, 2008 by Christian

Literature
Zlatek the Goat ?
September 16, 2008 by Gail

literature
who is Maya Angelou
December 3, 2008 by winni

adult education
literature
December 25, 2008 by Anonymous

literary
What are "styles" in literature?
March 28, 2009 by Dylan

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