Expanding the Canon . . . tends to drive out the better writers, sometimes even the best, because pragmatically none of us (whoever we are) ever had time to read absolutely everything . . . inadequate authors will consume the

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Expanding the Canon . . . tends to drive out the better writers, sometimes even the best, because pragmatically none of us (whoever we are) ever had time to read absolutely everything . . . inadequate authors will consume the energies that would be better invested in stronger ...

Language Arts

Directions: Circle the correct form of negative to complete each sentence. 1. I decided that there wasn't (no, any) point in finishing the project. Answer: Circle any 2. I could name (none, any) of the singers we heard. Answer: Circle any 3. The woman left the store without (...

CRT205

Hi class, I don’t have a lot of time to explain but off the top of my head answer is as a reader critical thinking affects me all ways. Not just reading but writing too. Sometimes what I read I must write about later like this discussion question so clearly I have to read. ...

CRT205

Hi class, I don’t have a lot of time to explain but off the top of my head answer is as a reader critical thinking affects me all ways. Not just reading but writing too. Sometimes what I read I must write about later like this discussion question so clearly I have to read. ...

Critical Thinking

How would you re-write the following email so that it follow the critical thinking rules? I don’t have a lot of time to explain but off the top of my head answer is as a reader critical thinking affects me all ways. Not just reading but writing too. Sometimes what I read I ...

Language arts please check this

I'm not sure which sounds better? as best that I can --------------or----------- as best as I can Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. The 2nd sounds better (as.....as) or you could even leave the "as" out = as best I can. THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH!!!!!! ;)

business

Identify areas of vagueness and ambiguity and discuss how you might clarify the e-mail message using the writing principles addressed in the text. Below Hi class, I don’t have a lot of time to explain but off the top of my head answer is as a reader critical thinking affects...

English

1. You would rather not drive this afternoon. 2. You had better not drive this afternoon. -------------------- Which expression is right? are both right? Then what is the difference between them? ==================== 3. You would rather stay at home than go out. 4. You had ...

English expression

What sport do you like best? I like rope jumping best. What sports do you like best? I like cricket and dodgeball best. Which sport do you like better, billiards or squash? I like billiards better. Do you play rugby sometimes? Yes, I do. Do you play sports on weekends? Yes, I ...

com 205 writing process

Read the following discussion question response written by Owen, a fictional Axia student. Identify areas of vagueness and ambiguity and discuss how you could clarify the email’s message using the writing principles addressed in the text. Hi class, I don’t have a lot of ...

hemingway

Hemingway once said, “For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck...and write BETTER than I can.” What does this quote say about what Hemingway thought of his writing? A. His writing allows the reader to make interpretations...

English

Consider the poems, short stories, and autobiographical pieces you read from the first half of the twentieth century during this semester. How did historical events and realities affect writers who were working during this time? What common threads did you observe in the works...

literature

What is a good definition or meaning of linterary canon. I've read the definition in different books but i am still confused what does it mean. I need help understanding it and memorizing it. http://www.answers.com/topic/canon-fiction Scroll down and read about canon (fiction...

crt 205

Please post a 150-300-word response to the following discussion question by clicking on Reply. Read the following discussion question response written by Owen, a fictional Axia student. Identify areas of vagueness and ambiguity and discuss how you could clarify the email’s ...

physic

A canon is angled at 45º and fires a canon ball at 100 m/s. How long will it take the canon to reach it's maximum height?

physic

A canon is angled at 45º and fires a canon ball at 100 m/s. How long will it take the canon to reach it's maximum height?

English

1. Many artists in Degas' time thought that they could be better writers by copying famous paintings. 2. Many artists in Degas' days thought that they could be better writers by copying famous paintings. 3. Many artists in Degas' times thought that they could be better writers...

English

Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 12:16am. 1. Many artists in Degas' time thought that they could be better writers by copying famous paintings. 2. Many artists in Degas' days thought that they could be better writers by copying famous paintings. 3. Many artists in...

Computer

Your computer is running very slow. The LED light for the hard drive blinks nearly continually, indicating that the hard drive is spinning even when data is not being saved or read from the hard drive. Based on this scenario, what is probably causing the slowness of the ...

Thank Jiskha tutors

I really appreciate all that you tutors do for us, I know we may be a bit demanding sometimes XD but we really love how you guys are always there to help us out. Coming from experience, I've had some past teachers that aren't as willing to help us when we do not understand and...

Critical Thinking

Week 2: DQ #2 Credibility Due Thursday Read the following discussion question response written by Owen, a fictional Axia student. Identify areas of vagueness and ambiguity and discuss how you could clarify the email’s message using the writing principles addressed in the ...

reading

i srugle sometimes when i read a easy sentence,but do better when i read in my head. what should i do?

com155

Dinner is good. Dinner was better yesterday. This is the best dinner yet. I am having a bad day. My day cannot get any worse. This is the worst day ever. The target is far away. The target should be moved further back. Whoever hits the furthest target, wins. Is this the ...

English (plz read)

I'm creating is HUGE book series. Can you check to see if the blurb is good. The series follows the journey of a teenage girl who is determined to have best year ever in the 8th grade and to have the best 4 year experience in high school. Please make sure if they any grammar ...

English

Identify the choice that best describes the word "sometimes" I sometimes read the science section of the Sunday Newspaper. article adjective proper adjective adverb*** *** - My Answer

literature

How is edgar allen poe one of the writers in literature to be a part of todays literary canon and why?

English

1. Have you ever chatted with a foreigner at a chatroom? 2. Have you ever written English e-mails? 3. Have you ever taken a taxi to come to school? 4. Have you ever shopped at Home plus? 5. Have you ever sung songs at a singing room? 6. Have you ever talked to a foreigner? 7. ...

English Check answers

Choose the best topic sentence for the passage. It used to be unusual to live to the age of 90. Better diet and medicine have made 90 a more common age. Today, some people even live to be well over 100. A. People can live a long time. B. Today, some people even live to be well...

Math

A firm selling type writers knows that four of its 100 type writers will not return properly and that five different ones have a defective key.If none of the other type writers has a defect,what is the probability of a buyer selecting a defective typewriter from this group of ...

English

1. Consider the poems, short stories, and autobiographical pieces you read from the first half of the twentieth century during this semester. How did historical events and realities affect writers who were working during this time? What common threads did you observe in the ...

History of Immigration, proof read my essay?

Hi, I've just finished looking over my rough draft of my essay on the History of Immigration, and was wondering if someone could proof-read it for me. Although I've had a teacher do it and everything, I thought I'd get someone elses help. So I've reached out to you guys. Here'...

Math

A firm selling type writers knows that four of its 100 type writers will not return properly and that five different ones have defective key.If none of the other type writers has a defect, what is the probability of a buyer selecting a defective type writer from this group of ...

Math

A college student is using the following model to determine the total number of text messages she will have in the inbox in her cell phone, if she does not delete any of the current messages or future messages she receives in the next x days. In the model, y represents the ...

english 10

Prompt A: compare and contrast the topics and themes of writers from the america and european writers. Promt B: Think about all the selections you've read thus far by european writers. examine one element that the selection have in common, not including the fact that they're ...

Socials Ms. Sue please help!

Is the longhouse the best lodging choice for the people of the Plateaus? -they had forestry: adequate supply of wood - large flat land - nomadic during the summer not sure about winter Wold tipis be a better choice? Is it ok if a link isn't provided this time? I have tried to ...

English 5 questions

1. During this time period, writers sought to capture the _____________ of the American people during this era of a new postwar economy and society. peace anger anxiety all of the above 2. Like the modernists, postmodern writers focused on _____________ experience and ...

Physics

A Canon shoots an artillery shell towards a target 4.54 km distant, where it lands at the same level it was shot. It was noted that the elapsed time of the projectile was 27.5 seconds. What was the muzzle velocity of the shell? (there is a picture showing a canon shooting the ...

English for john browm

Let me give you something on "multiple-choice" items that may help you to guess better. Many teachers prepare multiple-choice tests because they are easy to mark and offer the student the advantage of actually seeing what the correct answer is. There are important strategies ...

English

1. How often do you read the newspaper? - Sometimes. - I often read it. - I read the newspaper from time to time. - Three times a week. - I never read it. (Are the answers all acceptable? Do you have some more common answers?) 2. Don't be worried about that. 2-1. Don't worry ...

english

How would I correct this sentence fragment: Richard III supposedly had the young princes murdered. Never found out what really happened to them. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/fragments.htm When you have it corrected, please re-post. We'll check it for you. =) Nobody ...

com 155

1. Adjectives describe _______________ and ________________ . 2. Adverbs describe _____________ , _____________ , or _________________ . Underline the Adjectives and Bold the Adverbs in these sentences: 1. The beautiful princess cautiously walked in the forest. 2. The lovely ...

English

I forgot to include these other sentences.Thank you very much. 1) My friend lives in another city. If only he lived here/in the same place as I live. ("If only I lived there" is logically incorrect). 2) I broke a glass and I blame my friend. Since then we are not (why not "...

language arts

Read the passage. Duke: If ever thou shalt love, in the sweet pangs of it remember me. Which of the following choices is the best restatement of the passage? A If you ever fall in love, expect it to hurt, and remember it. B I thought that you loved me, and I thought it was ...

history narrative

spoken word and written text are different because? a. speakers can include emotion, sound, personality, and feelings that the writer may not be able to express fully through text. b. writers are limited to what they cana nd cannot include for the voice of the character. c. ...

English

Write the correct form of the verb in parentheses that completes each sentence. 1. Samuel has (take) supplies with him this time. 2. He had (throw) out everything last time. 3. The food supplies had (go) bad without refrigeration. 4. Samuel has (drive) to the lake in every ...

com 155

Underline the Adjectives and Bold the Adverbs in these sentences: 1. The beautiful princess cautiously walked in the forest. 2. The lovely woman lives in a friendly neighborhood. 3. The students show a really wonderful attitude. 4. He spoke sharply, quickly, and with a ...

poem

i fixed my narrative poem this time and i made it all rhyme. so can you check if its got sound this time? im sure it will be better than before. THANKS The best of friends are john and fred They understand even what is not said they do homework together and never fight but ...

english

I having problems these sentences on sentence fragments and run-on sentences, including both fused sentences and comma splices and how to revise them and explain the choices that have been made. This is the sentence: When I was in high school I never thought that I would ever ...

English

Instructions: Read the sentence. Select the correct answer. My answered are with capital letter Robin Hood …… stealing from the rich when the poor … help to survive. 1. HAD STARTED, NEEDED 2. had started , had needed 3. was starting, needed 4. had started, was needing II...

english

How can this thesis statement be written better? Rap music is the best ever.

Math !-_-

Please help me out. Omg...i absolutley hate math. I try my best but...its just to hard for me. Ok so im working on algebraic expressions. Here i go. 1. The product of a number n and 9 2. The quotient of 21 and a number b I HAD MORE OF THOSE BUT I DID THEM. WOOOOPWOOOP.NOW FOR ...

English

Thank you very much. Here are some more questions I need you to check. Choose the topics on the basis of your own preferences and then interview your American twinned students. Write their answers on the sheet provided by your teacher. Be prepared to be tested on their answers...

Math

Which word best completes this statement? Adjacent angles are_______ congruent. A. Always B. Sometimes •• C. Never D. None of these Correct me

English

Could you please tell me if the instructions are possible? I included a few more things. 1) Complete the following sentences with the appropriate form of the verbs in the box + a reflexive pronoun (8 pts.) 2) Jack would like to know you better. Answer his questions. 3) Have ...

English

I forgot to include the other sonnet (N. 116). I find it hard to rephrase the last couplet. 1)Sonnets 116 is about love in its most ideal form. True love is to be based on mutual trust and understanding. 2) True love doesn’t change when the situation changes or with the ...

English

Thank you very much! I still have a few other sentences I'm not sure of. 1) "Lost" was popular because it had (not it has?) an unusual plot. (also: because of its unusual plot). 2) Forty-eight out of three hundred and twenty passangers survived the crash. 3) By the time they ...

language arts

which of the following sentences from Johnny Tremain provides evidence that ran is having a positive effect on Johnny? A he liked to make handsome entrance. Even if he had Goblin had dawdled a bit on country roads, they both liked arriving at the inns at a gallop B For the ...

LA - help, thnx

Which of the following quotes from the text best reveals Windrider’s approach to living? a. “I don’t know much about being a father.” b. “It’s hard to put things into a letter, especially when the letter is read to your family by another person.” c. “Then ...

english help immediately

Write about a time when you had to show respect for authority, even though it was difficult to do so. I need some ideas, thanks. Have you ever been angry with an authority figure -- parent, grandparent, coach, teacher, principal, police, etc.? Did you show your respect for ...

Interview for Job

Tell me about a time when you had to juggle several assignments at once. What did you do? I balanced the assignments out by such that I had equal time for each one of those assignments to get completed. OR I gave myself a time limit for each assignment, and within that limit I...

physics

An canon ball is launched from ground level directly upward at 39.2 m/s. For how long is the canon ball at or above a height of 34.3 meters?

modern literature

Who are three authors that you consider to be in the literary canon today and evaluate whether you think these authors should be included in the canon.

to bobpursley

My classmates friends want me to post their questions as well.Thats why there are multiple names is there a problem. Yes. You are posting duplicate or even triplicate questions. That is silly. If we have answered one, the answers to the others follow. People here are ...

Novel

I've been brainstorming about the idea that Guru gave about the novel and here's what I have of the summary so far. I can't think of an ending for it though like a conclusion or even how she finds out that it's the crow. help please! Credits to GuruBlue from Jiskha Summary: ...

Novel [repost]

I've been brainstorming about the idea that Guru gave about the novel and here's what I have of the summary so far. I can't think of an ending for it though like a conclusion or even how she finds out that it's the crow. help please! Credits to GuruBlue from Jiskha Summary: ...

English

1. You had better not follow his advice. 2. You had better not obey his advice. 3. You had better not take his advice. 4. You had better not accept his advice. ------------------------------ Does #1 mean #2? Are both the same in meaning? What about #3 and #4? Are both similar?

english

5. Read the following passage from “The Snake Chief”: Now in that part of Africa it was unheard of for a bride to go to her wedding without a host of friends and relations all singing and dancing for joy. So the father was astonished when his daughter said she would go ...

Social Studies Opinion

Could you read this article and tell me who's opinion you go for (my mom thinks that there giving money for something else in St. Louis but my dad thinks there giving it to highway 141 who's opinion do you go for my mom' or dad's here's the article.) City goes hungry So, once ...

English

To protect the environment, what do you have to do? 1. I'd better use less water. 2. I'd better take the stairs instead of the elevator. 3. I'd better ride my bike to school. 4. I'd better use less electricity. 5. I'd better not use paper cups or plates. 6. I'd better not use ...

english

anguage that is important to the story and exact dialogue that is important to the message or tone makes: sharing the book difficult for the teacher. for a poor choice to share with young children. a story better when acted out with puppets instead of read. a story better when...

question

Sometimes it is necessary to challenge what people in authority claim to be true. Although some respect for authority is, no doubt, necessary in order for any group or organization to function, questioning the people in charge-even if they are experts or leaders in their ...

Social Studies (History)

Is this a good journal entry for an Italian immigrant who came to America to New York? My family is made up of italians, i wanted to migrate to the Americas because my mother and father have died from a sickness no one could cure. It was hard for my brother, Vinny,and my ...

Childrens Literature

language that is important to the story and exact dialogue that is important to the message or tone makes: A. sharing the book difficult for the teacher. B. for poor choice to share with young children. C. A story better when acted out with puppets instead of read. D. a story ...

English

Identify the correct sentence. A. I surely could have done a better job on the report if I had more time. B. I sure could have done a more better job on the report if I had more time. C. I surely could have done a more better job on the report if I had more time. D. I surely ...

Grammar

Identify the entire verb phrase: 1.The whole event had been secretly planned by the Wong twins. Ans- had been secretly planned 2.Hadn't you ever been to a state fair before? A.hadn't ever been B.had ever been C.had been D.hadn't been A Are these correct? -MC

health [slogan]

i need a slogan for teen driving laws for a health project. any ideas? The life you save may be your own! anything else? Be a smart driver and not a smart aleck corpse. Other teachers may have additional ideas. Please keep checking. i was thinking: Strive to drive... SAFE! ...

Writing

The propmt is Write a story about a time that I did something that caused me to feel pride in myself. What is this action and why did it make me feel pride in myself. I need help writing a story into this and you proofread and revise my grammaticly mistakes. Have you ever ...

Grammar

Can someone please check and see if my answers are right? Identify the entire noun clause: 1.The big green parrot speaks to whoever comes in the house Ans- whoever comes into the house 2.For many years, no one knew where tuna spawned. Ans- where tuna spawned 3.On this special ...

English

Tutors, I did the exercise and I wrote my answers, can we check. Thanks Read the text and decide which answer (A-B-C) At the entrance of a traditional Thai restaurant our local friend asked if (1) we had ever tried traditional Thai food, he was pretty enthusiastic to make us ...

chemistry

which would be the best anwser here? my guess was D but i wanna be sure Ammonium nitrate is sometimes used as a high explosive which reason best explains this? A)extremely water soluble B)contains ammonium ions C)excellent commerical fertlizer D)contains nitrogen in both its ...

Economics

Who gets scarce resources in a market economy? A) the government B)whoever is willing and able to pay the price C)whoever wants them D)Whoever the government decides gets them

Mth95

A canon placed at the top of a 15-foot rise fires a 16 pound ball with a vertical velocity of 172 feet per second. How far from the canon will the ball land? What is the max height of its trajectory?

Grammar

Their are three kids in the room. We have been married for 20 years, and are relationship is as strong as ever. I’m having trouble with my car. Can you give me some advise? The diplomats are doing what they can to restore peace. I know it is important, so I will defiantly be...

Literature

What literature would be considered to be part of the United States' current literary canon? There are so many, it's hard to name just one!! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_literature Here is an article about American Lit, with links to many, many titles and authors. You...

Science

In science, my teacher gave out an assignment where we had to group the months of the year, kind of like the seasons. I have absolutely no ideas, and was wondering if anyone else had some input on the assignment.

help correct please

I hope these corrections weren't too late, but I have the feeling they were. I think the Cal State and UC applications have to be postmarked by midnight on Nov 30, right? If so, please make sure you also work on NOT doing things that are this important at the last minute ... ...

physics 11

a canon is shot horizontally at 15 m/s off a cliff, which is 36m above water. how far away from the cliff should the target enemy boat be when the canon is shot?

Poetry

I am supposed to give a literal explanation of this poem, but I am really confused by it. Your help will be much appreciated. Snow & Ice by Quincy Troupe ice sheets sweep this slick mirrored dark place space as keys that turn in tight, trigger pain of situations where we move ...

English

1. Mother told me, "Not to take a long nap." 2. Mother told me,"Don't take a long nap." (I think #2 is right? What about #1?) 3. Every time I have to read out loud, I get so nervous. 4. Each time I have to read out loud, I get so nervous. 5. Whenever I have to read out loud, I...

literature

Regarding the difference between fiction and nonfiction, which statement is most accurate? A. Nonfiction writers are more often free to move about in time and space. B. Literary fiction does little except inform and specify. C. Nonfiction writers are free to embellish the ...

Language Arts

"The Third Wish" Quiz 1. Part A What internal conflict does Leita face in "The Third Wish"? -Leita enjoys being Mr. Peter's wife, but she deeply misses being a swan** -Leita is unhappy with the old King for turning her into a human -Leita does her best to be a good wife to Mr...

language arts

Which of the following sentences from the novel johnny remain (chapter 5) provides evidence that Rab is having a positive effect on Johnny? A. he liked to make a handsome entrance. Even if he and Goblin had dawdled a bit on country roads, they both liked arriving at the inns ...

Amer Lit

So I posted something like this about my introductory paragraph. I have my conclusion and was wondering if you could tell me if I have a good conclusion with restating my thesis and closing it all up. I will show you my introduct and conclusion so you can compare. Introduction...

English

Which excerpt from the play best supports the answer to the reason Anne spend time with Peter in the third read of the diary of Anne Frank? A."I'm sorry Mother, I'm going to Peters room. I'm not going to let Petronella Van Dann spoil our friendship." B."I mean, every time I go...

Language Arts

I’d been throwing rocks and things at birds since I was born and had never even came close to hitting one, I’d seen a million people throw a million things at birds and no one had ever really hit one, not even a pigeon! 1. The sentence above contains an example of A. ...

English

Could you please check these sentences for me? Thank you. 1) I haven't got any pet animals. In my free time I go out with my friends, I go to the cinema and I play my guitar. I also go swimming once a week. 2) I usually go horse riding (not "do horse riding") at the weekend. I...

Literature-Help me Ms. Sue

13. Regarding the difference between fiction and nonfiction which statement is most accurate? A. Writers of nonfiction have no need to express passionate opinion B. Nonfiction writers are free to embellish the facts. C. Nonfiction writers are more often free to move about in ...

Langague Arts 8th Grade

3. What does Johnny’s mastery of riding Goblin show about his character? (1 point) He is rash and quick-tempered. He is brave and determined. He is immature and selfish. He is arrogant and proud. 4. Which of the following statements most accurately reflects the political ...

college

I will like to know are these correct sentences. Their are three kids in the room. We have been married for 20 years, and are relationship is as strong as ever. I’m having trouble with my car. Can you give me some advise? The diplomats are doing what they can to restore ...

Grammar and Composition

please check these: 1. They had (sing, sang, SUNG) all the songs (good, BETTER, best) than the (good, better, BEST) choir at the competition. 2. An American should be (PROUD, more proud, most proud, prouder, proudest) of (HIS/HER, their) country. 3. He caught the (many, more, ...

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