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English: Plagiarism, Clichés
If you use something someone else has said, then you must put it in quotation marks. For instance, a cliche is "a stitch in time saves nine". I have no idea who the person was who said that first, but it is commonly used. You may use it in a poem or piece of writing ...
Here are two really good sites on the Boers. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boer_Wars http://www.pvhs.chico.k12.ca.us/~bsilva/projects/scramble/boers.htm
TIP: For this discussion response,
What is your question?
personification is an object having the characteristics of a human. People "complain".
1. is correct 2. Look at again.
This site will help you with that. http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/romeojuliet
This site will help you with that.
See the reference I gave you above.
See the reference I gave you above.
Here are some sites that will be of help. http://www.google.com/#hl=en&source=hp&q=+americans+fears+over+the+international+trade+agreeme
See above sites.
Look at the third verse.
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"Y912f", please give the follow note to your parents. Dear Parents of Y912f, Your daughter has been receiving help from Jiskha for quite some time. Our task on this site is to "help" students learn, not do their work for them. It has become obvious that &...
These sites will be of help. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_North_Korea http://countrystudies.us/north-korea/36.htm
10th grade, math
Please use the subject in the title.
Yes, and what the drawing makes you feel/think.
English: To Kill a Mockingbird
If they ran "through" collards, then they ran through the plants. Check this site for help on this book. http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/mocking/
Look at the purpose of each of those speeches. Look at the audience for each. Look at the types of arguments each uses. Write these things down and then look at them side by side. Then you will be able to compare/contrast. When you have done this and have done your rough copy...
a leigeman is a person who serves the person who rules.
1. "to a mechanic". 3. "its" is ok. 4. You don't need "as" , "of" is fine. 5. put a comma after Prioress The rest are fine
died is the verb. "to safe the world" is an adverb infinitive phrase modifying died.
May find is the verb
Go and help someone else. Thanks, and good luck!
Look at this site http://www.google.com/#hl=en&source=hp&q=poems+in+iambic+pentameter&aq=f&aqi=g1g-m4&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=&fp=5fcc9d2c9a111f92
Here are some sites that are informative: http://www.google.com/#hl=en&source=hp&q=sparknotes%2C+%27the+white+devil%27+by+John+Webster%3F+&aq=9&aqi=g10&aql=&oq=sparknotes%2C+&gs_rfai=&fp=5fcc9d2c9a111f92
For protection and commerce.
Here are a number of sites that will be of help. http://www.google.com/#hl=en&source=hp&q=Freedom+Summer+%2CCivil+Rights+Movement+....&btnG=Google+Search&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=Freedom+Summer+%2CCivil+Rights+Movement+....&gs_rfai=&fp=5fcc9d2c9a111f92
Check this site: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100110205423AAMEgN8
We would say, " He can not speak, so he uses sign language."
billiards is correct. Those sentences are grammatical.
Bob , there are a number. Go to Google, Maps and check for large cities that are north and farther east than NYC>
St. Francis Xavier http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Xavier_Francis.html
After you have answered this question, we will be happy to make suggestions or corrections as needed.
What kind of education is essential for good financial planning?
Fast Feet = Brilliant Brain
RIGHT! good thinking.
What is laughter?
World Literature and Language
What is the name of the story?
Here are a few sites with information. http://www.google.com/#hl=en&source=hp&q=factors+that+led+to+subsequent+farmers%E2%80%99+revolt+in+the+late+19th+century%3F+&btnG=Google+Search&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=&fp=d90e7c340cb31971
bad is an adjective, badly is the adverb form... so that one isn't right. Well mean to be healthy when it modifys a noun. Sooooo, which one of the other two is correct?
Check this site: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_invented_the_first_plough
He was seeing trips to Mars many many years ago... What about a mirror planet to Earth in another galaxy? If it is a mirror, then it is an opposite refection of what is happening on Earth... interesting thought.
This site should be of some help. http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/318527/the_industrial_revolutions_impact_on.html?cat=37
Great Depression and Great Leveler/History
That is a good answer, but it would be improved by giving some example of how it affected both the upper and lower classes.
This site will give you a good overview. http://history1900s.about.com/od/1930s/p/greatdepression.htm
Check this site: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/cyrano/
I disagree with #2
2. Leave out "got" 9. Comma before "but" 10. What does "this" represent?
"forgot to include" my foot! Are you reading your sentence outloud??? Look at these sentences again. #2, 8
1. comma after Mulberry's 4. put "is" before "fond" 5. comma after linen, use "and" after laundry. 8. pistol fires 9) The violent explosion is actually caused by the bursting of a tire on a car which has pulled up opposite the flower shop. 11...
English Quick ?
Imported from England,stone shingles, which became smaller and smaller as they ascended toward the peak, were used to give the roof an authentic Cotswold style. I think rearranging will make the sentence more succinct.
Which one of those is the only one that fits Caesar's character???
Verbal Irony Definition: a figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant In which of those is the character saying the opposite of what she means.
Here are a number of sites... I could not help you more since you did not give the author. http://www.google.com/#hl=en&source=hp&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=British+Literature%2C+%22THE+WANDERER.%22+&btnG=Google+Search&fp=d9c9b91489d52cbe
Here are a number of sites on Seguin http://www.google.com/#hl=en&source=hp&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=Juan+Seguin&btnG=Google+Search&fp=d9c9b91489d52cbe
Find a picture of a person going into a church and draw a bar on the door.
English 122 Composition II
We have no idea as to the areas you do not understand. Here is a site that helps you cite sources. http://citationmachine.net/ Here is a great site for explaining how to cite sources: http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/Documentation.html
visual images and how to use them
I would go with C. much advertising uses logical fallacies....
We don't have your text. After you have done some reading and writing, please post your answer and we will be happy to make suggestions or corrections if needed.
Here are a number of sites which will be of help. http://www.google.com/#hl=en&source=hp&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=character+development+in+a+novel&btnG=Google+Search&fp=db7fe7499006a7a0
http://www.referencecenter.com/ref/dictionary?invocationType=topsearchbox.refcentre&query=disloyal This site has a good definition. After you have read it, you will be able to write a good sentence.
Check this site: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080323144442AA4dG53
research writing as a process
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life_Without_Principle This discusses the themes in that essay
Which consonant sound... there are more than one in each word.
The best site on the use of quotation marks: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/Grammar/marks/quotation.htm
GREAT site for quotation marks. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/Grammar/marks/quotation.htm
There are a number of them. Check these sites: http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=1G1GGLQ_ENUS376&q=government+agency+that+governs+the+health+care+industry+&btnG=Google+Search
Grammar (will you check these please)
"More" , "More" are the comparative. Look at 6 and 15. The superlative is "est" and "most" , example - "farthest
On 4. add This organization despised..... 5, comma after married. Out is capitalized. 6. I would rephrased 6. Maybe... After entering a nursing home, she later attempted suicide. To the Lighthouse
Anyone can paint a picture... Look at this site for an explanation of "fine art" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fine_art
Leave out the question mark in 6 and put a semi-colon before whereas. The rest are fine.
4. needs internal punctuation. 8. "brought by the Bradshaws" needs to modify death, not party. The rest are fine.
These are some of my favorites: 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns ***** 2. Cry the Beloved Country 3. Stranger in a Strange Land 4. Things Fall Apart 5. Canterbury Tales 6. Three Musketeers 7. Invisible Man 8. Lord of the Flies 9. Catch - 22 10 Brave New World 11. To Kill a ...
Look at the first three sites: http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=1G1GGLQ_ENUS376&q=components+of+a+successful+literacy+program%3F+&btnG=Google+Search
Man is the only being that has a "conscience".... a sense of right and wrong. And therefore, man is the only being that does something that he knows is wrong.
Here are a number of sites that may be of value. http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=1G1GGLQ_ENUS376&q=Trade+in+the+postwar+decades&btnG=Google+Search
FORMS OF GOVERNMENT
Please clarify your question.
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What is your question?
Here are some excellent ideas: http://www.esc.edu/ESConline/Across_ESC/WritersComplex.nsf/3CC42A422514347A8525671D0049F395/CE2B510E7D9975AE852569C3006ACCCC?OpenDocument
Grammar and Composition
Write a sentence using" in ill-mannered person". Then substitute "boor".
Sites for art definitions: http://arthistory.about.com/cs/glossaries/g/b_balance.htm http://arthistory.about.com/sitesearch.htm?terms=art%20texture&SUName=arthistory&TopNode=99
No....look at the subject of the clause and the subject of the sentence.
no...look at the subject of the sentence and the subject of the noun clause.
That is correct.
Would you say "one are" or "each are"? Each of these is an "amount". Look at the other words used as possible subjects. Would you say Words are, titles are ? This question is not really clear...
Christopher, put YOUR answer under EACH question. Then we can easily see which are correct and give you suggestions.
This site should help you with that. http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/romeojuliet/
All of these are good and are used.
5. semi-colon after slick 12. so 16. semi-colon
1 and 2... We usually say "We give the baby a bottle of water sometimes." 4. We don't use the word "dung" in that context. "bowel movement" would be used... or quite often we say "poop". The expression would be The baby pooped his ...