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The way Cowley uses the phrase "my own country" is an example of

English
I am need help with these questions I keep getting the answer wrong can you help me by explaining why The way Cowley uses the phrase "my own country" is an example of A. simile. B. consonance. C. repetition. D. personification. my answer is c The phrase "mid-May" is an example...

literature/poetry
1. If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. These lines are an example of a/an A. quatrain. B. octet. C. couplet. D. sestet. 2. The line "I wandered lonely as a cloud" is an example of A. a metaphor. B. a simile. C. a couplet. D. alliteration. ...

Spanish
One of the countries in Central America uses Spanish as the official language of the country but also has 23 different Maya groups; each with its own dialect. What country is it?

Literature-Poetry
Hi, I am doing a correspondence course and was wondering if the answers for my quiz were right, could you help please? My answers are identified by <>. I am aware that someone else has posted on this subject but posted wrong... I hope I did this correctly. 1. If this be ...

English
How does the author arrange this passage? A) He uses dialogue in the first half to express the confusion over the phrase "Don't give up the ship." He uses a rhyming poem in the second half to explain the phrase's source. B) He uses dialogue in the first half to express the ...

Please someone proofread portion of my work!
Please if the paragraph flows well, makes sense and if it analyzes why the use of wealth is significant in Claudius's part in Hamlet. Claudius uses the royal fortune for his own personal needs to satisfy himself. The King of Denmark uses his royal assets to alter people’s ...

English
This is what I think they are 1."Leaving their native land to colonize in America," they expected to land in the colony of Virginia. A.prepositional phrase B. appositive phrase c.participial phrase d.gerund phrase e.infinitive phrase f.absolute phrase 2."Steering a northerly ...

6th grade English
What would be an example of a complete sentence using the phrase "wishing for a way to make this happen"?

11th grade
Hi I am looking for sample travel brochure (made with Publisher or the like) of a spanish speaking country. I have the assignment of writing a trip itenerary to a spanish speaking country and I feel like an example would help lead the way.

Economics
Based on the total world trade share with the given information, find the nations deficit or surplus. country A exports to country B: $35 country A exports to country C: $25 country B exports to country A: $30 country B exports to country C: $25 country C exports to country A...

English
"Studying about medicine" is important to a doctor. adverbial phrase gerund phrase infinitive phrase participial phrase What type of phrase is the phrase in quotes? Is it gerund?

english
Identify the term that correctly identifies the capitalized word(s) in each sentence. 7. LISTENING TO THE MIX CD MY BROTHER MADE FOR ME, I began to hope he would make me another. a. adverbial phrase b. gerund phrase c. infinitive phrase d. participial phrase 8. Staci decided ...

Lang. Arts
Identify the term that correctly identifies the capitalized word(s) in each sentence. 7. LISTENING TO THE MIX CD MY BROTHER MADE FOR ME, I began to hope he would make me another. a. adverbial phrase b. gerund phrase c. infinitive phrase d. participial phrase 8. Staci decided ...

English
Select the letter of the choice that correctly identifies the underlined phrase in the sentence. 1. The 17th century Pilgrims were the first Europeans (to arrive on Cape Cod.) A. infinitive phrase B. absolute phrase C. prepositional phrase D. appositive phrase I think it's A. ...

English
Choose the term that describes the following phrase. Kris was anxious (about her new job) a. infinitive phrase b. adverb phrase c. adjective phrase d. appositive phrase***

English
4. (Landing in New England) caused much disappointment among the Pilgrims. A. infinitive phrase B. gerund phrase C. prepositional phrase D. appositive phrase I think it's B? 5. Today, homes (on Cape Cod) still display this famous "weathered" look. A. prepositional phrase B. ...

English
Choose the term that describes the CAPITALIZED phrase. Raoul’s sister, A GOLF PRO, gave him basic instructions. a. adjective phrase b. appositive phrase*** c. adverb phrase d. infinitive phrase

English
"When you're finished", please lock the door. Choose the term that describes the phrase in quotation marks. A.) adverb phrase B.) adjective phrase C.) infinitive phrase D.) appositive phrase I have no clue for this one.

life science!
Whats the difference between decomposer,consumer,and producer? give an example of each and tell how producers make their own food. I looked in my book but it just doesnt say anything about any of those 3 things!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! For food: A producer grows/makes...

history
i have 4 questions from an excerpt from President Truman's "Truman Doctrine" speech, made to Congress in March 1947. "nearly every nation must chose between... i believe that we much assist free peoples to work out their.." my first question is : when truman uses the phrase "...

physics homework
An ocean liner going from country a to country b stops for a few days in country. You are on board and wish to estimate the time it will take you to get to country b. it is 3700 km from country a to country c and 6200 km from country c to country b. It took 5.1 days to reach ...

College English 101
On these we had to say if the sentence is Prepositional phrase, Participial, Gerund phrase, Infinitive phrase, or Appositive phrase. 1. Losing weight gradually gives the body time to adjust. I can not figure out if it is an Infinitive phrase, or Participial phrase.

English
Mrs. Patti, "a math teacher at my school", plans to retire next year. Choose the term that describes the phrase in quotation marks. A.) adverb phrase B.) infinitive phrase C.) adjective phrase D.) appositive phrase I think it is C..?

English grammar.
Please check my answer! What is the capitalized phrase? TO SCORE ACCURATELY, bowlers must learn what the terms spare, strike, and split mean. Infinitive phrase**** Gerund phrase Adverb phrase none of the above I though that the capitalized phrase was an infinitive phrase.

English
Choose the term that describes the phrase in parentheses . You can just give the homework to Marc, (my next door neighbor), to give to me. adverb phrase adjective phrase appositive phrase participial phrase******

grammar-check my work thank you
Identify the phrase in parentheses as a gerund phrase, participle phrase or infinitive phrase. When the Christmas holidays arrive, (bustling shoppers fill the stores). I think it is a gerund phrase because it acts as a noun

English
1. What puzzled me is why he left the country. 2. What puzzled me is the way why he left the country. 3. What puzzled me is the way he left the country. ================= Are they all the same? What is the part of speech of 'why' in #1?

English
"Tolerance is the word used most often when this kind of coexistence succeeds, but tolerance is a vanilla-pudding word, standing for little more than the allowance of letting others live unremarked and unmolested. Pride seems excessive, given the American willingness to ...

math
a country has 221 mobile cellular telephones per 250 inhabitants. if the country's population is about 2,800 how many mobile cellular telephones does the country have? in your own words, using complete sentences solve the problem

English
"Eating flesh with razor-sharp teeth" is how piranhas survive. prepositional phrase gerund phrase participial phrase appositive phrase A?

English
What kind of phrase is the underlined group of words? The house across the street has a large front dooradjective phrase B. adverb phrase C. appositive phrase

English
Combined the sentences by changing the italicized word group to an infinitvie or infinitive phrase (italicized word group) 1. The journalist took a job in the hotel. (This way he would get facts for an article. ) 2. Bob used raspberry flavor in the cod liver oil. (It masks the...

Language Arts
* Singing loudly in the shower* is what Jessica loves to do every morning. gerund phrase participial phrase appositive phrase prepositional phrase My answer is C.

english
Please help i don't understand this What kind of phrase is the underlined group of words? The puppy sat down on the carpet. A. adjective phrase B. appositive phrase C. adverb phrase

English
1. You can just give the homework to Marc, *my next door neighbor*, to give to me. a.) Adverb Phrase b.) Adjective Phrase c.) Appositive Phrase d.) Participle phrase I think it is an appositive phrase because of the detail of “My next door neighbor” 2. *When you're ...

English
The pool, “covered up since the end of summer”, is now open, clean and ready to use. a. infinitive phrase b. participial phrase c. gerund phrase d. prepositional phrase B

history
What do you associate a country's identity? Provive an example to help me understand please! Maybe what sort of things do you associate with a country. Maybe you think of their produce, the wars they fight, or the leader who runs the country. For example, I live in Australia, ...

language
Identify the italicized word or words EATING FLESH WITH RAZOR-SHARP TEETH is how piranhas survive. a) gerund phrase b) infinitive phrase c) participial phrase d) prepositional phrase

English 11
In “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” Edwards establishes various conclusions and then applies those conclusions to his congregation. What strategy does Edwards use to make the application of his conclusions seem very personal and relevant to his audience? (1 point) ...

Socials
Explain the meaning on Nationalism: I wrote: Nationalism is the belief that one's own country is the best country.

create a country
I am supposed to create my own country and I need to come up with a creative name for it. Any ideas?

language
Identify the italicized word or words in each sentence Going Outside DURING A THUNDERSTORM is not the wisest thing to do in the summer. a) infinitive phrase b) participial phrase c) gerund phrase d) prepositional phrase

english
"holding the flashlight in his hand",Marcus looked under and around the bushes to see if he spotted the missing wallet. a) prepositional phrase b) gerund phrase c) participial phrase d) appositive phrase C

english need help asap
* 3. Which phrase from Song of Myself, Number 52 is a simile? Which phrase from Song of Myself, Number 52 is a simile?   a. “He complains of my gab and my loitering.” b. “I shake my white locks at the runaway sun.” c. “If you want me again look for me under your ...

Statistics
The proportion of students who own a cell phone on college campuses across the country has increased tremendously over the past few years. It is estimated that approximately 90% of students now own a cell phone and 10% do not own a cell phone. Fifteen students are to be ...

Grammar
Need this one checked- Choose the label that best describes the phrase in CAPS: 1.A string of COLORED LIGHTS edged the deck. A.adjective phrase B.adverb phrase C.appositive phrase D.misplaced modifier A? Thanks -MC

Economics
“Many countries peg their own currencies to the greenback; these countries import U.S. inflation when the Fed makes a mistake.” Why would these countries “import” inflation. A. this is incorrect because countries only import goods or services B. this is correct because...

Social studies
Which of the following is an example of acculturation? speaking a blend of English and another language living in a neighborhood with others from the same country replacing cultural traditions with new ones*** preferring to speak your own language over others

Grammar
Hi! My question is about prepositions/prepositional phrases. Here is an example sentence. "Think of the time you would save, not to mention the view." Would the first prepositional phrase be simply 'of the time' or would it include 'think' at the beginning of the phrase? Also...

English
She wishes to visit the country whose scenery is beautiful. (In this sentence, what is 'the country'? Is it a country like China, Japan, or brazil? Or is 'the country' an area in a country such as the USA.?)

multiplication
what does it mean when it says : create your own set of multiplication flash cards for all tables from two to twelve. do we make the cards starting from 1? example; 1*1=1, 1*2=2 (all the way to twelve. or: 2*1= 2, 2*2=4, 2*3=6 (all the way to twelve)

language
Identify the italicized word or words in each sentence the pool COVERED UP SINCE THE END OF SUMMER LAST YEAR is now open, clean and ready to use. a) infinitive phrase b) participial phrase c) gerund phrase d) prepositional phrase

language
Identify the capitalized words in each sentence. HOLDING THE FLASHLIGHT IN HIS HAND,Marcus looked under and around the bushes to see if he spotted the missing wallet. a) prepositional phrase b) gerund phrase c) participial phrase d) appositive phrase

business
Suppose you are a financial manager stationed in a foreign country and your boss at headquarters in New York asks you to make a prediction about the future exchange rates in the country you are currently in. You see that the economy in the country you are in has started to ...

language
Identify the italicized word or words in each sentence Simon preferred LISTENING TO MUSIC as he did his homework a) infinitive phrase b) gerund phrase c) infinitive phrase d) prepositional phrase

language arts
Identify the term that correctly identifies the italicized word(s) in each sentence. 7. Listening to the mix CD my brother made for me, I began to hope he would make me another. (1 point) adverbial phrase gerund phrase infinitive phrase participial phrase

language arts
IN the poem “Swift Things are Beautiful” by Elizabeth Coatsworth reveals that every thing is beautiful in its own way. Although the title says that only swift things are beautiful, the poet also lists slow things that are beautiful. She uses unusual examples that some ...

Language Arts help last questions please
Identify the italicized word(s) in each sentence. 17. Going outside during a thunderstorm is not the wisest thing to do in the summer. (*Going outside during a thunderstorm* is italicized) gerund phrase participal phrase infinitive phrase prepositional phrase 18. Following the...

ethics
think the only kind of immigrants that should be favored is the ones that have decided to come to America legally. These are the people that have put time and money into getting somewhere instead of trying to get away with doing nothing. I know that if it were I that was ...

Language Arts
*Trying to laugh as quietly as possible*, Lucas snuck out of the kitchen. A. Prepositional phrase B. Gerund phrase C. Participial phrase D. Appositive phrase Hello I was wondering if my answer is correct for this question, the answer I choose was C. Thanks. :)

English
Is "have caused" a phrase? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. What you have is a "partial" which is actually the Present Perfect tense, being made up of have/has as the auxililiary/helping verb and the past participle of the verb "to cause." Here is a good ...

Geography
What is an example of a country with a high birth rate and how is it coping? What is an example of a country with a low birth rate and how is it coping

English/Grammar
I have a comma question! When using the phrase "as well as" do i put the comma before, after, or before AND after the phrase. An example sentince is: At the store i bought milk as well as bread.

grammar
Tell if the sentences, are phrase write phrase if it is a clause, write independent or subordinate. 9 Before settlers arrived .(phrase) 10 In 1794 .(phrase) 11 When it became a city .(subordinate) 12 Chicago had its first railroad.(independent) 13 Before long .(phrase) 14 ...

Literature
13. Scan this line from Cowley's poem: "its hills bent low within my reach." How many feet does this line contain? A. 5 B. 7 C. 6 [D. 4]

English III: Tone analysis
"many a night, just at midnight, when all the world slept, it [a groan similar to that uttered by the old man] has WELLED up from my own bosom, deepening, with its dreadful echo, the terrors that distracted me. " Poe The type of comparison the author uses with the word WELL, ...

college
Write a sentence of at least 150 words—no substituting semicolons or conjunctions for periods and no stream of consciousness. Include at least one of each of the following: gerund phrase, participial phrase, infinitive phrase, appositive, adjectival prepositional phrase, and...

Reading :)
Think of a novel, short story, essay or poem that sends a message (or theme) to readers. Write an essay showing how the author uses plot, characters, images, language, and other techniques to convey the message. Then give your own opinion of the theme. Can you example and ...

english
I need to combine the following sentence by changing the Italicized group of words into a gerund or gerund phrase. Then write the complete sentence using (prepositional phrase with a gerund object) I watch for the sales. This way I save money.

world history
where can i find an example of how to create a map key for a country which includes things like symbols for major modes of transportation etc.. You can make up your own symbols. Rough sketches of train engines, trucks, and planes could symbolize major modes of transportation.

English-Grammar
Identify the word or words the best describes the underlined(in parentheses) word for the question (Comparing the two essays), it is obvious that one relied on more thorough research. A.prepositional phrase B.participial phrase C.gerund phrase D.infinitive phrase I think the ...

English
Which of the following correctly uses a transitional word or phrase? A. First impressions are so important in both personal and professional life. Addison shaved off his beard. B. Kara has been happily trying lots of new activities lately. For example, she took up needlepoint ...

english
Select all that apply. Which of the following can function as adjectives? infinitive phrase gerund phrase participial phrase

english
A prepositional phrase can function in a sentence as _____. an adverb phrase a noun phrase

British Literature
Hello, would anyone be willing to check my answers to the following questions? 1. Identify the poetic element used in the following lines from Percy Bysshe Shelley's poem "Ode to the West Wind." The phrase "Thou who didst waken from his summer dreams/The blue Mediterranean, ...

lgrammar
can you give me an example of a sentence with subject pronoun, action verb, adverb phrase, verb, subordinating conjunction, adverb, linking verb, subject, infinitive phrase?

Economics
Describe the effects of protective tariffs. Why might a government limit free trade in this way? I know that a protective tariff is designed to protect a domestic industry but i can't figure out the rest of the question. Governments impose tariffs on imported goods so that ...

Lang ARTS
Stretching for 210 miles, the Thames is in England. (1 point) 1phrase 2gerund phrase 3participial phrase 4appositive phrase 5 preportional

Statistics
12. The proportion of students who own a cell phone on college campuses across the country has increased tremendously over the past few years. It is estimated that approximately 94% of students now own a cell phone. Twenty five students are to be selected at random from a ...

english
Identify the capitalized word. Frederick Bartholdi, THE SCULPTOR, came up with the concept of a "mighty woman with a torch" as he sailed into the harbor. 1. infinitive 2.appositive ** 3 adverb phrase 4 adjective phrase Identify the best choice for the capitalized phrase. The ...

History
When Truman used the phrase "alternate ways of life," what two ways of life was he talking about? This is from my book: "At the present moment in world history nearly every nation must choose between alternative ways of life. The choice is too often not a free one. One way of ...

English
What is the part of speech of "for my birthday" in each sentence? An adverb phrase or an adjective phrase? Would you check them, please? Can a phrase be either an adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase? Thank you. 1. What do I want for my birthday? 2. This gift is for my ...

english
I am to identify 3 words or phrases in the Canada anthem and explain. Verse one: 1. True North Strong and Free - this phrase expresses hope and freedom of choice, speech and beliefs. 2. with Glowing hearts - this phrase describes the love and pride for our country 3. We stand ...

English/Grammar
In an essay I recently wrote, I wrote the following two sentences: "Natural selection. By examining the meaning of each of these words, the meaning of the entire phrase becomes pellucid: natural selection is the selection of traits by nature." I understand that "natural ...

Algebra 1
Hello. Can someone show me how to 'multiply and express the product in simplest form.' If I can get a detailed example for the first one, I could go my own way for the other two. 1. x - 3 (_______)^3 . 1 2 (______)^2 x - 3 2. x^2 - 9 _______ . x^2 - 4 x + 2 _______ x - 3 3. x^...

Language help
(Singing loudly in the shower) is what Jessica loves to do every morning. a. gerund phrase b. participial phrase c. appositive phrase *** d. prepositional phrase (Sam and Dean were shocked to find they both enjoyed playing soccer.) a. subordinate clause *** b. noun clause c. ...

Language Arts
Im not really sure about these. But i just put what i think, correct if im wrong? (Stretching for 210 miles,) the Thames is in England. a. Prepositional phrase b. gerund phrase c. participial phrase <--- d. appositive phrase (Singing loudly in the shower) is what Jessica ...

english
Which term best describes the underlined words? Originating in Bohemia, the polka was first developed around 1830. A. infinitive phrase B. participial phrase C. gerund phrase

grammar
Which best describes the underlined group of words? A string of colored lights edged the deck. A. misplaced modifier B. adverb phrase C. adjective phrase D. appositive phrase

Geography
For my project it says "Circle all physical characteristics that are used as a part of your country's boundaries" I am doing the country of India so wwhat would be an example of the physical characteristic used for a boundary I suppose?

Government
1a.Define a state b.a nation 2 .Give 10 example of a state and 3 example of a country.help me out ms sue

ELA - English
Choose the correct function for "to the orthodontists office" from the sentence below: my friend cooper needs to go to the orthodontists office on wednesday because one of his brackets is loose * adjective prepositional phrase infinitive phrase appositive phrase adverb ...

English
1. What is an easier way of stating "That the people have the right to elect their own Legislature" That the people can elect their own government. 2. What is simpler way of stating "That no act of the Dominion Parliament (local to the territory) be binding ont he people until...

Math
a map of a country uses a scale of 2 inches = 19 miles. If the country is 76 miles wide, how wide is the map?

Educational Assistant
Thank your for your idea Ms. Sue do you think that this could be a an appropriate re- phrase? Maybe some of the people in country X do steal, but we cant judge the boy in the story because we don't know where he is from?

math
Which other country besides the U.S. uses the English metric system?

english
choose the label that best describes the underlined word group. -The chilly campers huddled together BY THE FIRE. adjective phrase appositive phrase *Adverb phrase* misplaced modifier

Engish
The weather is the condition of the atmosphere in one area at a particular time, for example if it is raining, hot of windy. (In this sentence can we use ' whether' instead of 'if' after 'for example' to have the same meaning?) English - Writeacher, Tuesday, November 19, 2013 ...

English
Posted by rfvv on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 11:17pm. Oh Lordy, how my heart grows weary, far from the old folks at home. --------------------------------- This is a sentence in the song "Swanee River. Q1: " What is the meaning of "Lordy" here? Is Lordy one of his friends' ...

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