Homework Help: English: Authors

Recent Homework Questions About Authors

Intensive Reading (CHECK MS SUE)
Which statement best reveals an author's purpose? A.In the article, it is clear the author has talked to many people who fought for civil rights. B.The author wants readers to understand the development of voting rights in America. C.The author offers an interesting point of ...

Intensive Reading (CHECK)
Evidence to support your understanding of an essay or article should come mainly from A. articles you research*** B. biographies of the author C.fellow students D.the text itself Is it A or D?

English (Literature)
What does it mean by "How the Author writes"? I have to write how the author writes for my paragraph about my book

math
In which sentence does the author make an appeal to emotion. A. shouldn't that determination be rewarded B. not only that but Javier is an egale scout and editor in chief of the school newpaper. (this one) C as than liu last years president said I cant imagine voting for ...

math
In which sentence does the author make an appeal to authority. A. vote for Javier! ( this one) B. now he speaks English fluently C as than liu last years president said I cant imagine voting for anyone but Javier. D. not only that but Javier is an egale scout and editor in ...

English
Compare and contrast your Independent Reading selection with one or two other selections you have read in this unit. Support your response with at least two pieces of evidence from your Independent Reading selection. Be sure to give the title and author of your selection. "...

Art help with checking plzzzzzz
Could someone please help me check these??? When using a green screen for filming, the 3d element Is: A) The green screen B) The actor or actress*** C) The specialized software D) The Image on the green screen How did the city of Venice Beach decide to manage graffiti A) Allow...

English
Need help with some questions! A silent killer is spreading poison across the earth. Rain, polluted by the grass given off by factories and motor vehicles, is becoming highly acidic. This "acid rain" is slowly destroying our environment. Acid rain has already damaged millions ...

English
How did the author of the “Montgomery Boycott” memoir help with the Montgomery boycott? telling stories about rosa parks to school-age children answering the phone and delivering messages explaining the unfair laws to her neighbors driving her husband to and from church ...

English
How did the author of the “Montgomery Boycott” memoir help with the Montgomery boycott?

English
Hi! ____ 11. The author of The Call of the Wild shifts the setting from California to Alaska in order to (1 point) a) depict how Buck becomes a tough survivor. b) illustrate how money can change a character’s perspective. c) show John Thornton’s values remain unchanged ...

English
Hi! ____ Ms. Kemp Recruits Volunteers As a new ninth grader at my high school, I was sitting in an assembly about volunteerism. The guest speaker was Ms. Francis Kemp. Today I had an experience worth writing about. I must admit that I did not have high hopes for the hour. I ...

ELA (English)
And yet, Linenger recovered quickly. in fact, almost two dozen astronauts have lived in space for more than six months, and four have stayed in orbit for more than a year. These men and women faced the discomfort of weightlessness and overcame them and they all readapted to ...

language arts
Please help!!!! I don't need the answer, i just need help understanding this. In "Life Without Gravity," the author provides many ideas and details about living in microgravity. What do you consider the most important idea in "Life Without Gravity"? In an essay, describe the ...

Reading
3. In “The Pigman & Me,” the author creates a mood of suspense by focusing most of the action around (1)a fight between two boys at school. (2)a tree cut almost to its heart. (3)Nonno Frankie’s advice to Paul. (4)concerns about how...

Literature and Composition
Read the following description from The Red Badge of Courage. “As he looked all about him and pondered the mystic gloom, he began to believe that at any moment the ominous distance might be aflame. . . Staring once at the red eyes across the river, he conceived them to ...

character education
An authoritative paper is one that ____________________. The paper is based on research in the real world has an author and sources who are recognized as experts in the field of study with which the paper deals is listed on the dean list in colled where it originated B

AP US HISTORY
Could someone confirm my short analyzation of this document? I'm not the greatest in this class and I'm a little shaky on whether or not I understand this properly. DOCUMENT: Source: "Brutus," New York Journal, January 10, 1788 The power to raise armies, is indefinite and ...

Language arts
Choose the option that best completes the multi-draft reading process. First Read: Read to unlock the basic meaning of the text. Second Read: Focus on __________ Third Read: Focus on what the text means and how it relates to the world. A. what the text says. B. how the author ...

English
2. The author of "I am a Native of North America" reflects on communal living to show that It can lead to isolation and distrust It can stop conflict and war It can foster love and acceptance** It can conquer loneliness Plz help I would love all answers for quiz thx

English
How does the author of The Johnstown Flood make the order of the story understandable? by using time order signal words so the reader can follow the events by listing the actual time of events he provided a timeline at the end of the story he uses flashbacks through the history A

ELA
The author explains the "fight or flight" response by comparing and contrasting A) humans to tigers B) workers to bosses C) modern man to cavemen D) adrenaline to heart failure I thinking d or b.

ELA
What metaphor does the author use to help readers understand how the "fight or flight" response works in humans? A) a boss calling a meeting B) the body is supercharged C) a caveman running from a tiger D) the heart is an automatic weapon I am thinking it is d.

ELA
Passage: Most people outside of Farmington, Maine, have never heard of Chester Greenwood—but endless numbers of children have a fun way to play outside in cold winter weather because of his invention.  Chester Greenwood was born in 1858 in Farmington, Maine. One of six ...

LA
Choose the option that best completes the multi-draft reading process. First Read: Read to unlock the basic meaning of the text. Second Read: Focus on __________ Third Read: Focus on what the text means and how it relates to the world. A. what the text says. B. how the author ...

English 1 (Check Ms. Sue)
What is the function of non-fiction text features? A. To assist with reading fictional texts B. To assist with approaching a difficult text*** C. To assist with determining the author of a text D. To assist with writing a bibliography for a text Is it B?

READING
The press had no response for her accusation of slander. Which literary device does the author use in this sentence? 1. alliteration 2. metonymy 3. oxymoron 4. simile My answer is Number 2. B

CHECK MY ANSWERS - HISTORY
1: What was the initial purpose of the Constitutional Convention? A: to write the Constitution B: to amend the Constitution C: to amend the Articles of Confederation *** D: to ratify the Constitution 2: What fundamental problem did Noah Webster see in the Articles of ...

ELA
7) What metaphor does the author use to help readers understand how the "fight or flight" response works in humans? A) a boss calling a meeting B) the body is supercharged C) a caveman running from a tiger D) the heart is an automatic weapon It might be b.

english
1. Which of the following are elements of a memoir? (2 points) It is a fictional story. It is a story from the author's life. It tells all of the important events of the author's life. It recalls a specific memory of the author's life. Choose one answer for each of the items ...

history
In forty seven ronin what is the author's message?

Language helppppp
1.Which question should you ask during your first read of the multi-draft reading process? 1. What is the author's purpose in writing this piece? How has this work increased my knowledge of a subject, issue, or event? What evidence does the author present to explain or support...

Language Arts please help
1)Which of the following best describes an expository essay? an essay that uses casual, conversational language an essay that tells a story about a real-life experience an essay that explains an idea by breaking it down*** an essay that uses humor to achieve the author's ...

Language Arts
What impact did your Independent Reading selection have on you as a reader? Would you recommend your selection to a friend? Why or why not? Support your response with at least two pieces of evidence from your Independent Reading selection. Be sure to give the title and author ...

Social studies
From the True Narration of the Knight of Elvas March 9, 1540 On the other bank of the river we found a province, which is called Acapachiqui (Southwest Georgia), very abundant in food... We saw some towns of the province, and others we could not because it was a land of very ...

Social studies
From the True Narration of the Knight of Elvas March 9, 1540 On the other bank of the river we found a province, which is called Acapachiqui (Southwest Georgia), very abundant in food... We saw some towns of the province, and others we could not because it was a land of very ...

english 2
Can someone please please help me!!!! 1.Read the following sentences from "Lifeguard Rules!" “That’s it, Ira and Michael,” Francesca had said. "You guys don’t get a third warning. Go spend fifteen minutes out of the water. I’ll inform you when I’m ready to see you ...

English
What does this Mean? This question asks about your Independent Reading selection. You may use your reading selection to help you answer the question. Compare and contrast your Independent Reading selection with one or two other selections you have read in this unit. Support ...

English
What is the main conflict in the book, Leaving Home? How does the author us "Italics" in the excerpt, and what is it letting the readers know? What is the true story" element in the book, I Am Malala? What is the purpose of dialogee, and what does it let the reader know?

Language Arts
Read this excerpt from "The treasure of Lemon Brown by Walter Dean Myers (Greg Ridley is inside an old abandoned apartment house when he meets Lemon Brown.) 1. "You ain't one of them bad boys looking for my treasure, is you?" Lemon Brown cocked his head to one side and ...

Ed Tech please help
1. A personal narrative is like an autobiography in that it it tells your whole life from birth to present it is a story about something in the author's life written by the author*** it is written in third person it is a story about a person written by a different person 2. ...

Social Studies
Which of the following was one important contribution made by Benjamin Franklin during the constitutional convention? A.) He called for an end to the Articles of Confederation B.) He is known as the primary author of the U.S constitution. C.) He made a plea to delegates to ...

Language arts
In An Inconvenient Truth, the author uses which of the following to emphasize how humans can improve the atmosphere? A. The illustration of the suns energy as it travels to and from earth B. The content of "What Exactly Are Green House Gases" C. The subheading of Crisis=...

English
I'm fond of autumn in the countryside- it's so serene -what does serene mean? Mr. Bradford lunged at his wedding ring as it fell into the vortex of the bathtub drain - what does vortex mean? The visitor unfurled the quilt she had brought with her and began to talk about it's ...

English
What do signaling phrases in a research paper identify to a reader? The author of a source The type of source The page number of a source The publication date of a source Couldn't it be either option a or c? I can only pick one, though. Please help? Thanks

english
Help please. 26. Write a paragraph that answers the questions below. Include at least two supporting details or examples. In “the literature of the Americas,” Kimberly Koza writes; “By discovering the literature of our neighbors, we may also learn about ourselves.” ...

English
Choose the best answer(s). Match the letter of the author with the genre. A. Anne Bradstreet B. William Bradford C. Olaudah Equiano D. Thomas Jefferson 1. colonial journals and documents 2. slave narratives 3. colonial poetry 4. revolutionary/protest writing I know that Anne ...

Language Arts
The author of "My Brother's Keeper", includes the line "and Jamie thought to himself, this time it must be bad" in Jamie's phone conversation with Ted in order to a. explain how Uncle Harry usually takes care of Ted. b. develop Ted as a character who is often in trouble. c. ...

ELA grade 10
26. Write a paragraph that answers the questions below. Include at least two supporting details or examples. In “the literature of the Americas,” Kimberly Koza writes; “By discovering the literature of our neighbors, we may also learn about ourselves.” Keeping this ...

Englsih 10
Write a paragraph that answers the questions below. Include two supporting details or examples. In the literature of Americas, Kimberly Koza writes by discovering the literature of our neighbors we may also learn about ourselves. Keeping this quote in mind, respond to the ...

Research Methodology and Program Evaluation
Can someone help me with the following questions? When the purpose statement denotes an attempt to identify phenomena, events, or exercises, he or she is using: a. clarifying methods b. quantitative methods c. ethnographic methods d. unreliable method I first selected ...

English
The stories and poems in this unit deal with suspense. Pick one of the works from this unit of study and explain how the author created suspense and how the use of suspense affected your enjoyment of the text. (One story is "The most dangerous game") I would like someone to ...

English (Check answers)
1. Which of the following is a specific word as opposed to a general word? A. Job B. Occupation C. Physician*** D. Profession 2. Choose the topic that best limits the broad subject music. A. Famous pianist B. Modern rap music C. History of the harmonica D. History of the star ...

English
1. Which of the following is a specific word as opposed to a general word? A. Job B. Occupation C. Physician*** D. Profession 2. Choose the topic that best limits the broad subject music. A. Famous pianist B. Modern rap music C. History of the harmonica D. History of the star ...

English
A __ includes all the works an author consulted but did not necessarily cite in the actual report. a. Works Cited page b. Bibliography** c. footnote d. parenthetical citation

Re-post Langauge arts
Plugged In, but Tuned Out: The Evil Influence of the MP3 Player Darrell Thomas I. Invasion of the Body Snatchers: Have you noticed a change in the world around you recently? Have you seen how more and more people are walking around with little white rectangles in their hands ...

s.s
"there is danger that because of a great victory women will believe their whole struggle fro independence ended. they have still far to go. it is for the woman's party to decide whether there is any way in which it can serve in the struggle which lies ahead to remove the ...

History
1) infer which "great victory" the author references in the excerpt. A) election of the first female governor B) success of the first women labor strike C) passage of the equal rights amendment D) passage of the 19th amendment

ELA
1. which of the following details about the author's life most likely influenced her ideas for the novel Walk Two Moons: A. she came from a large family B. Her family was typically a noisy and rowdy bunch C. she enjoyed family vacations piled in the car on long drives D. as a ...

Language
Joe magarac, Man of steel 8. In section 1, what does the author mean when he says joe magarac is a folk hero? A. Joe was a real man who spent his whole life in the steel mills of Pittsburgh. B. Joe was a mysterious figure who vanished without a trace. C. Joe was a legend ...

s.s. PLEASE HELP. PLEASE
"There is danger that because of a great victory women will believe their whole struggle for independence ended. They have still far to go. It is for the Women's Party to decide whether there is any way in which it can serve in the struggle which lies ahead to remove the ...

APA formatting
If you are citing two papers by the same author as the first author (the work has multiple authors) and published in the same year but there are more than three authors how do you do the in-text citations for this? For example, if you have one paper with the authors Smith, ...

Walk Two Moons (Chapters 9-11)
1. What is most likely true based on Ben's behavior towards Sal? He thinks she is uptight with her friend Phoebe. He suspects that Sal does not like Mrs Cadaver He worries about Sal's fragile emotional state He likes Sal but is awkward when showing it*** Read the following ...

ELA Walk two moons
1. Which of the following passages from the text best illustrates sal's feelings about her new home in Ohio? I did not think we would ever leave, and yet i did not want to leave. Tiny, squirt trees. Little birdhouses in a row-and one of these birdhouses was ours. It was not a ...

reading
WHAT WAS THE AMERICAN SMALL TOWN LIKE? I'm glad I was born soon enough to have seen the American small town, if not at its height, at least in the early days of decline into its present forlorn status as a conduit for cars and people, all headed for some Big City over the ...

English
This author writes ____ but powerfully. discursive or discursively answer: discursive

english
please help In Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" how does the author use Tessie's late arrival to help create suspense? A. the reader knows that tessie is joining a crowd for an important event. B. the reader can infer that the children are excited to see Tessie C. the reader ...

English
In both Hamlet and Oedipus Rex some of the most significant events are mental or psychological; for instance, awakenings, discoveries, or changes in consciousness. Choose either Hamlet or Oedipus Rex, and in a well-developed essay, analyze the uses the author makes of these ...

CHECK THIS LANGUE ARTS THING AS FAST AS YOU CAN!
1. What purpose for reading do the stage directions suggest to readers? (1 point) • to learn about a subject • to be inspired • to be entertained • to gain understanding*** A Surprising Point of View A Television Play in Two Acts Characters (in order of appearance) 1 ...

Program Design and Development
Help on Design a class named Book that holds a stock number, author, title, price, and number of pages for a book. Include methods to get and set the values for each data field. Write the pseudocode that defines the class?

English
I need a timeline of the 1910 poems done by George Bacovia, René Schickele or Gustav Sack. Can anyone please give me a timeline of their publishing works from one of these authors. Or maybe another author in specific, I tried looking at Wikipedia but no timeline shows up.

Educational Technology
Of the following websites, the least trustworthy is the one that: A: Has the author's name and the current year as the date the site was posted. B: Has in-depth information and has a .gov URL. C: Has photographs and a copyright date of 1997. D: Has a company logo and the ...

World History
What with the political monopoly, the Cheka and the Red Army, all that now existed of the "Commune-State" of our dreams was a theoretical myth. -Victor Serge, Memoirs of a Revolutionary Based on this quotation, which conclusion can you draw about the author? A. He was a ...

english
Which of the following sentences from Zora Neale Hurston's "What White Publishers Won't Print" best supports the author's opinion that white Americans perceive educated African Americans as a threat? a. Man, like all the other animals fears and is repelled by that which he ...

English
What do you suppose McPhee means by “the influence of Ernest Hemingway evidently extended to the Pentagon”? This is the context this question is referring to: And inevitably we have come to Ernest Hemingway and the tip of the iceberg—or, how to fashion critical theory ...

English
this is a sentence from Another Evening at the Club The spectres of the eucalyptus trees ranged along the garden fence rocked before her gaze, with white egrets slumbering on their high branches like huge white flowers among the thin leaves The author most likely compares the ...

Writing
What audience was “Why, You Reckon?” short story by the author Langston Hughes written for?

ELA
How does the author of "John white and Roanoke " develop the idea that establishing a colony at Roanoke was going to be difficult?

english
Which of the following statements describes a functional text? a. It provides a first-person account of a personal experience. b. The primary purpose is to provide information to perform a task. c. The primary purpose is to construct a logical argument. d. The author's ...

ed tech HELP PLS
why is it important to take responsibility for your online publications? a. What you post can hurt or slander others*** b. people will know who the author is c. your parents need to see what you post d. what you post is important for your grade

English
What is the interpretation of Lines 1-8 of: On the Pulse of Morning? I honestly don't know what the author wants the reader to understand in this poem. It seems like an unsolvable question.. Anyone know at least a little about how to interpretate this poem?

Statification in Sociology
White Trash author Isenberg has a very pessimistic view of American ideal( real vs ideal culture) Do you think she's right that these are more ideal than real from a historical perspective? Poverty, who is poor, what the working people look like, racial and ethnic divisions ...

English
Most of the following sentences lack at least one period, question mark, exclamation point, comma, semicolon, or colon. Add the correct punctuation where it is needed. I have added punctuation in second set of sentences. 1.African American author Maya Angelou read from her ...

english
In Stephen King's "Why We Crave Horror Movies?" Why does the author think we need to exercise our anticivilization emotions? What are some other ways we might confront these emotions?

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
11-16 NPV and IRR John’s Publishing Company, a new service that writes term papers for college students, provides 11-page term papers from a list of more than 500 topics. Each paper will cost $7.50 and is written by a graduate in the topic area. John’s will pay $20,000 for...

Reading Process LA Q
1. Which question should you ask during your second read of the multi-draft reading process? (1 point) How has this work increased my knowledge of a subject, author, or genre? How does the speaker feel about the topic? How does the poet’s word choice create vivid images?*** ...

language arts
7. Choose the meaning that best matches the word in italics. After finding several errors, the author insisted that his book be pulled from the shelves until a version that was amended could be published. (1 point) abridged expanded revised photographed

LA
PLEASE check my answer this is my last test and i d not want to mess up PLEASE 1. Which sentence contains an opinion? (1 point) Thomas Jefferson supported American independence from Great Britain. He was a lawyer in his home state of Virginia. Jefferson authored the ...

Language Arts
________________________________________​ 1. What is the purpose of subheadings in informational text? A. To Highlight Ideas B. To identify Ideas <- C. To summarize info in a different way D. To Define Specialized Vocab ________________________________________​ ...

HELPPPPPP
What impact did your Independent Reading selection have on you as a reader? Would you recommend your selection to a friend? Why or why not? Support your response with at least two pieces of evidence from your Independent Reading selection. Be sure to give the title and author ...

English 8th grade
Both "Forest Fire" and "Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall" present factual information. Write an essay of your own about one of those essays. In your essay, tell whether the author provided enough information for you to understand the topic fully. Then discuss how the method ...

English
My answers are *** The word that are supposed to be in italics are in all capitals. 1.   Choose the answer that best matches the word in italics. When London speaks of Buck METAMORPHISING, he means that Buck lost his appetite. changed into a different kind of dog.*** ...

Language Arts
In "Life Without Gravity," the author provides many ideas and details about living in microgravity. What do you consider the most important idea in "Life Without Gravity"? In an essay, describe the idea you think is most important and explain its importance. Support your claim...

Language arts 7
Joe magarac, Man of steel 8. In section 1, what does the author mean when he says joe magarac is a folk hero? A. Joe was a real man who spent his whole life in the steel mills of Pittsburgh. B. Joe was a mysterious figure who vanished without a trace. C. Joe was a legend ...

English!!
18. The author of “Hip­Hop Planet” uses the image of the candy box with a ribbon tied around it to describe the highways of Dayton, Ohio because (1 point) it shows how quickly hip­hop music commercialized. the character of Henry really likes candy. it emphasizes the work...

English help please!!!
18.  The author of “Hip­Hop Pla​net” uses the image of the candy​ box with a ribbon tied around it​ to describe the highways of Dayton,​ Ohio because (1 point) it shows how quickly hip­hop music​ ...

english
What does the author achieve by mixing exact and approximate numbers in "A Contribution to Statistics?"

Government
The president is the author of the nation's public policies in his or her role of A commander in chief B chief legislator C chief of party D chief citizen

Grade 8 Lang Arts
The story is "Trouble With Television" It has become fashionable to think that, like fast food, fast ideas are the way to get to a fast-moving, impatient public. How does the repetition in the sentence convey the author's negative attitude toward television. I think that it ...

8 Grd L.A.
How does the repetition in the preceding sentence convey the author's negative attitude toward television? I think it shows how the author thinks negatively about television.

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