Literary Terms

ELA
That Old Straw Sojourner David Matherne An old patched hat, which was almond with trim-red, Watched as it sat on an old, thin head. And what it saw, and what it knew, Was more than more of you Might even ever construe 5 From just a patched, old hat. It’d seen a child die—...

English
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about The Giver. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you to ...

Language Arts
n Edgar Allan Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado," the literary device of foreshadowing is used to create mystery when Montressor tells Fortunato a. "You are a man to be missed." b. "A draught of this Medoc will defend us from the damps." c. "You were not to be found, and I was ...

English
Analyze how a certain theme from America’s literary history is shown through two different works and authors Choose a theme from the following list: -religion and faith -community and responsibility -the American Dream -Disillusionment of man -the meaning of freedom -the ...

English
Analyze how a certain theme from America’s literary history is shown through two different works and authors Choose a theme from the following list: -religion and faith -community and responsibility -the American Dream -Disillusionment of man -the meaning of freedom -the ...

English
The first day of my vacation was like the first day of spring: bright, cool, and colorful. Which literary device is used in this sentence? A) Allusion B) Hyperbole C) Imagery D) Simile ** I'm leaning towards D because the sentence uses "like", but I also think it might be C ...

History
Hi, so I have this question. The growing popularity of newspapers, magazines, and books in the United States during the 19th century contributed to which of these? The emergence of a uniquely American literary style The expansion of educational opportunities for women and ...

English (essay question)
Hi, I'm doing an assignment which requires me to choose two of Mark Twain's quotes (from a certain page) and answer the following questions: 1. What is the essential cultural observation or situation being satirized? What clues lead you to this conclusion? 2. What rhetorical ...

History
Question 7(Multiple Choice Worth 6 points) (07.05 LC) Which statement best explains Henry David Thoreau's idea of civil disobedience? Taxation without representation is unfair and must be resisted. The government must serve the people, not the other way around. If a law goes ...

English
Romeo and Juliet! Explain and evaluate the literary device- I have chosen the quote “Indeed, I never shall be satisfied With Romeo, till I behold him—dead— Is my poor heart for a kinsman vexed. Madam, if you could find out but a man to bear a poison, I would temper it; ...

Honors English 11 (PLEASE HELP!)
1. Recall that a participle is a verb form that is used as an adjective. A participial phrase is a participle with its modifiers and complements used as an adjective. Read the following sentence. Frosted with gooey icing, the cinnamon rolls were impossible to resist. Identify ...

SOCIAL STUDIES
Why were settlement houses crucial centers of progressive action??? A.) They provided literary and phil perspective on social questions *** b.)They showed women only concerned were as wives and mothers c.)They brought attention to a broader array of urban social problems and ...

Language Arts Help me!!
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...

Honors English 10A
Can you please help me with these questions? After reading "The Olympic Swimmer," the reader can conclude that the speaker is most likely _____________. A. a competitive swimmer B. a participant in the Olympics C. a coach at the swim meet D. a dedicated sports enthusiast Which...

english
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Literature
I am doing a collage about Fahrenheit 451 and basically we have to make a collage with chunks of writing about quotes that relates back to our proposal. Would It be okay if someone looked at it? Proposal: I am interested in how the government doesn’t want people  in the ...

English
this question asks about your work in your reading character role. you may use your novel to help you answer the question. Think about the work you completed in your reading role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about The Watsons...

e.l.a
Think about the work you completed in your reading role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about THE CAY . Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you understand more ...

Language
Think about the work you completed in your reading role. Determine the ideas that would be worthy to share in a literary discussion about The Watsons Go to Birmingham— 1963. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed ...

ELA
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...

LA
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...

English
What is thr Literary Technique Used in the story I keesh

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

English
Describe one of the strongest literary images (not a picture or drawing from the reading) you encountered from any of the following literature: • from Of Wolves and Men by Barry Holstun Lopez • from “An Inconvenient Truth” by Al Gore • "The Deadliest Tsunami in ...

World History
Chinese characters originally were pictographs, but the language expanded into thousands of complex and stylized characters (1). One of the oldest Chinese books yet discovered is the I Ching, a fortune-telling guide that historians believe was written around 800 BC (2). ...

Language Arts
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Dragonwings. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...

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 Language Arts
Think about the work you completed in your reading role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Walk Two Moons. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you to ...

ELA
Think about the work you completed in your reading role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Walk Two Moons. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you to ...

connexus
think about the work you completed in your reading character role.determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about dragonwings.provide an explanation for your choices how did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...

Literature
Modernism, a literary movement that encouraged writers to tell stories in new and different ways, influenced Thornton Wilder to use innovative techniques such as_____. having George Gibbs fall in love with the girl next door, Emily Webb <my choice depicting an ordinary day ...

LAnguage Arts
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about THE GIVER Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you to ...

Language Arts
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...

Language Arts
This question asks about your work in your reading character role. You may use your novel to help you answer the question. Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about ...

english
Which of the following is a reason to use parallel sentence structures in a literary analysis essay?

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 ...

english
think about the work you completed in your reading character role determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about dragonwings provide and explanation for your choices how did the rule you selected and the work you completed help you ...

English
is point of view a literary element or literary technique?

english
What element should readers consider when exploring how different literary genres approach the same subject? a. the ease of difficulty with which the subject can be analyzed b. the authors’ personal feelings about the genres they select c. the use of a structure that may be ...

english
Which literary movement often rejects order, blurs distinctions between literature types, and uses playfulness in storytelling? Classicism Realism Naturalism Postmodernism

History
The growing popularity of newspapers, magazines, and books in the United States during the 19th century contributed to which of these? The emergence of a uniquely American literary style The expansion of educational opportunities for women and minorities The spread of ...

English
the literary device of foreshadowing is used in which of the following excerpts? They're spoiled and we're spoiled Those screams -- they sound familiar I have a feeling it'll be Africa again before then They're not old enough to do that alone, I explained My answer is the ...

english
What are the literary devices used here? "I am frightened: I dare think this way no more. This way lies the abyss. It is not now the time but I will not lose these thoughts, I will keep them, shut them away until the war is ended. My heart beats fast: this is the aim, the ...

english
Which literary device is used in this poem? For a Lady I Know by Countee Cullen She even thinks that up in heaven Her class lies late and snores While poor black cherubs rise at seven To do celestial chores. a. onomatopoeia b. repetition c. hyperbole d. paradox e' simile I ...

english
In which sentence is the literary device litotes used? a. He did not know where this road led. b. He disagreed with the coach’s strategy. c. He declined Jerry’s invitation to go fishing. d. He commented that her house was no palace. e. He was distraught at the state of ...

english
Which is true of a literary argument? a. It should be impassioned in tone. b. It must be made by literary critics. c. It is a disagreement between two literary works. d. None of the above I am thinking the answer in D because a literary argument is making a claim and then ...

science
Which of the following is a reason to use parallel sentence structures in a literary analysis essay?

English
Horror, fantasy, and comedy are all _______ of novels. A. informational types ==B. subgenres C. styles D. literary kinds The side characters in novels tend to A. have lives and stories of their own. B. be less developed than in short stories. C. be present in every single ...

English
Read the following line from "The Pin": I felt like a character in an old Jimmy Stewart movie. The reference to "Jimmy Stewart" in this line is most likely intended as a (an) _________ allusion. a.) biblical b.) literary** c.) historical d.) mythological I this right?? I know ...

English language arts
Can somebody PLEASE help me with this question urgently? What literary device is used in the STANZA below? it was going to be one of those days jinxed hexed hapless hopeless Choices: a.Onomatopoeia b.Alliteration c.Personification d.Metaphor thank you!!!!

English
HELP PLEASE! WILL MEDAL!!!! Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about the WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM - 1963. Provide an explanation for your choices how the role you ...

literary
when considering a business venture , you should consider factors such as your financial resources, your special skills, where you live and what you like to do with your time

Please help, History
4. How does Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar reflect central literary themes common throughout the Renaissance? (1 point) It honors the scholarly achievements and cultural glory of a utopian society. It advocates for political and religious reform through the use of realism...

English
Which literary device is used in the following sentence? According to that report, these special materials can bend "radar, light or other waves around an object, like water flowing around a smooth rock in a stream." a.simile b.metaphor c.alliteration d.personification Idk if ...

LANGUAGE ARTS
11. This question asks about your work in your reading role. You may use your novel to help you answer the question. Think about the work you completed in your reading role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Johnny Tremain. ...

Language
Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you to understand more about the text? Support your ...

Ummmm, LA Help?
Think about the work you completed in your reading role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed...

Language Arts
Read the following passage. Then answer the questions that follow. THE OLYMPIC SWIMMER Who will be the winner bold? Athletes from both far and near Train and Strain to be the best. But who will win the medal gold? Swimmers swivel, splash, and kick Back and forth in a clear, ...

Literary Studies
Why does Frances from "Superstitions" make rules and rituals?

LA
this passage is an example of which of the following types of literary nonfiction? autobiography biography reflection narration is the answer D the passage is titled "A very speical flower"

English
What is one of the strongest literary images in "Orphans Give Indian Couple Will to Live; 2004 Tsunami Killed Their Son, Two Daughters" by Shaikh Azizur Rahman?

English
What is one of the strongest literary images in "Spring is like a perhaps hand" by E.E. Cummings?

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent...

Language Arts Help
Georgia O'Keeffe was one of the most famous painters of the twentieth century. At a time when a few women achieved great success as artists, she dazzled the world with her enormous canvases of brightly colored flowers and her rustic renderings of the Southwest desert. She was ...

English
Does writing an expository paragraph or writing a literary paragraph or writing a persuasive paragraph come first alphabetically?

Language Arts
1. which of the following elements should be included in your critical review? A narrative with plot line <----- A main claim about two or more works Graphics such as chart and tables Third person point of view An analysis of literary elements such as characters, plot or ...

Language Arts (HELP MEE!!)
which of the following elements should be included in your critical review? A narrative with plot line A main claim about two or more works•• Graphics such as chart and tables Third person point of view An analysis of literary elements such as characters, plot or theme••

English II
Explain how your mystery/legend contains the following literary elements: I chose Atlantis as my mystery/legend. I am not sure what they mean when they say scene. My answer is as follows. a. Setting b. Plot c. Characters d. Conflict e. Scene The legend/mystery of Atlantis ...

English
Annotating a book. How many literary devices should you list down?

English - Literary Device
"American music made Chinese music sound like noise" Would this be considered a simile? If so why?

English
How do I relate literary operators to meaningless words?

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent...

English
In Edgar Allan Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado," the literary device of foreshadowing is used to create mystery when Montressor tells Fortunato a. "You are a man to be missed." b. "A draught of this Medoc will defend us from the damps." c. "You were not to be found, and I was ...

English
Which phrase best defines an epic simile? a. a figure of speech in which one thing is spoken of as if it were something else b. a literary technique that involves differences between meaning and intention c. a work created in imitation of another d. a long, elaborate ...

Language arts
. This question asks about your work in your reading role. You may use your novel to help you answer the question. Think about the work you completed in your reading role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about The Giver. Provide ...

ENGLISH
Prewriting: Choosing Your Topic Use the chart below to take notes on two literary works that you have found while browsing. These two works should have enough similarities to make connections between them and to draw comparisons. Story Author Plot Characters Theme Drafting: ...

E.L.A.
Think about the work you completed in your reading character role. determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about dragonwings. provide an explanation fr your choices. how did the role you selected and the work you completed help you ...

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent...

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent...

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent...

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent...

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent...

English
The following quote from “An Ancient Gesture” is an example of what literary element? “I thought, as I wiped my eyes on the corner of my apron: Penelope did this too. And more than once: you can’t keep weaving all day And undoing it all through the night;” A. ...

lang arts
Think about the work you completed in your reading role. Determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about The Giver. Provide an explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you understand more ...

language
think about the work you completed in your reading role determine the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about walk to moons provide an explanation for your choices how did the role you selected and the work you completed help you to understand ...

Laungauge
Think about the work you completed in your reading role. Determined the ideas that would be most worthy to share in a literary discussion about Walk Two Moons. Provide and explanation for your choices. How did the role you selected and the work you completed help you to ...

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent...

History
7.)The growing popularity of newspapers, magazines, & books in the united states during the 19th century contributed to which of these? A.)The emergence of a uniquely American literary style B.)The expansion of educational opportunities for women and minorities*** C.)The ...

English
Literary Analysis: Plot Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I smiled to myself as I remembered the game that made me a star ten years ago . . . The rain was pouring down as I stepped out onto the football field. It was the last game of the season, and ...

English
Based on what you know of the events of the story “The Cask of Amontillado,” Fortunato’s name in this story is an example of what literary element? A. irony B. characterization C. foreshadowing D. suspense A?

English
Literary Analysis: Author’s Voice Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I’ve come to terms with my dreaminess, my absent-mindedness—well, okay, my ditziness! Why do I characterize myself this way? A few examples might make this description very ...

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent...

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent...

English
Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear evidence of his most recent...

English
Literary Analysis: Plot Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I smiled to myself as I remembered the game that made me a star ten years ago . . . The rain was pouring down as I stepped out onto the football field. It was the last game of the season, and ...

English
Literary Analysis: Author’s Voice Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I’ve come to terms with my dreaminess, my absent-mindedness—well, okay, my ditziness! Why do I characterize myself this way? A few examples might make this description very ...

English
What are the elements of the literary genres of suspense and horror? How is foreshadowing used to create suspense? What is an unreliable narrator? What are the characteristics of a stock character? What is the purpose of poetic devices such as assonance, consonance, and ...

English Language and Composition
1. The first writing which can be described as "essayistic" appeared in: a. the writing of Ralph Waldo Emerson b. The writing of Mark Twain c. Eighteenth-century newspapers d. Ancient Greece and Rome e. None of the Above 2. Michel de Montaigne was the first person to: a. be ...

History
11.)What is the name of the American literary movement that was most active in the 1830's and 1840's? A.)Naturalism B.)Realism C.)Romanticism D.)Transcendentalism*** D?

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