"To err is human, to forgive, divine" is an example of? A. Paradox B. Metaphor C. Logical fallacy D. Antithesis I chose D. Am I Correct?

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  1. check my answers? language arts

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  2. Langauge Arts - Simile/Matephor

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  3. English

    "To err is human, to forgive, divine" is an example of? A. Paradox B. Metaphor C. Logical fallacy D. Antithesis I chose D. Am I Correct?

  4. AP English

    Which of the following is NOT a transcendentalist belief? All people have access to divine inspiration.(my choice) God gave humankind the gift of intuition, insight, and inspiration. Nature is divine, therefore, humans cannot understand it. Spirituality

  5. Science help urgent :/

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  6. Art

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  7. English

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  8. English

    Read each example and identify it as personification, a simile, or a metaphor. Around this pleasant round face, her hair -- as yellow as a crow's foot -- curled in short ringlets. (p. 12) A. personification B.simile C.metaphor...

  9. bio check my answer plz???

    Ideally, sustainable development should ___________. A)put the protection of the environment ahead of human needs B)provide for human needs at the expense of the environment C)use more natural resources to make goods to meet human needs D)preserve

  10. English

    can someone please check my answers 1.) which of the following is the best example of a paradox? a.death be not proud ,though some have called thee/mighty and dreadful. b.though art a slave to fate,chance,kings and desperate men. c.and death shall be no

  11. "At Harvesttime" by Maya Angelou (ASAP!)

    1. In "At Harvesttime," what does Angelou propose is a life principle that cannot be changed? A: In “At Harvesttime,” Angelou proposes that baring the consequences of a person’s actions is a life principle that cannot be changed. 2. How does she

  12. Science

    What has been the general trend in human population growth? A. The Human Population has decreased. B. The Human Population has remained constant. C. The Human Population has grown exponentially. D. The Human Population has increased and then decreased

  13. Figurative Language

    Question : Music is the salve that soothes us - Answer: Metaphor? - Clues: Metaphor, Simile or Personification?

  14. English

    I forgot to include the following sentences. I really hope you can help me. 7) The poet makes use/employs of musical devices such as repetition, assonance and alliteration (all singular??). 8) The wind, for examples, is treated like (as?) a human being,

  15. English

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  16. English

    In “Dream Deferred,” the lines “Or crust and sugar over— / like a syrupy sweet?” are an example of which kind of figurative language? A. simile B. metaphor C. personification D. paradox B?

  17. english

    Which of the following describes stylistic techniques? ways to engage readers in literature ways to make things sound interesting using language to add meaning or effect*** comparing relationships of words Which of the following describes repetition?

  18. Language arts

    Dreams by Langston Hughes: Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams for when dreams go life is a barren field Frozen with snow. How do this metaphor Works in relation to the poems title

  19. English

    “Give me a place to stand, Archimedes said, “and I can move the world.” These words show which figurative language? A. paradox B. satire C. simile D. metaphor D?

  20. English

    ".. so this bell calls all; but how much more me, who am brought so near the door by this sickness." Which of these is the best interpretation of this phrase from John Donne's Meditation 17? A. The tolling bell is a metaphor for Heaven. B. The tolling bell

  21. English

    Can someone please help me? which two poetic devices are used in the title of E.E Cumming's poem "Spring is like a perhaps hand"? A. simile and metaphor B. metaphor and imagery C. personification and simile D. imagery and alliteration

  22. English IV

    Score: "I always lie" is an example of which of these literary devices? A)paradigm B)paradox C)metaphor D)personification E)none of these

  23. Reading

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  24. Poems

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  25. Literature

    Is the following an example of a simile, metaphor, paradox, or personification? The younger she dresses, the older she looks. A. paradox B. simile C. metaphor D. personification

  26. AP English

    Which of the following is NOT a transcendentalist belief? All people have access to divine inspiration God gave humankind the gift of intuition, insight, and inspiration Nature is divine, therefore, humans cannot understand it (my choice) Spirituality can

  27. English

    Based on "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri In "The Divine Comedy," what does the "one true path" that Dante has lost MOST LIKELY represent? The road to Rome His sense of right and wrong The literal way through the forest His knowledge of heaven and

  28. Literature

    5. The form of figurative language that uses LIKE, AS, THAN, or RESEMBLES to compare two dissimilar thing is a. a simile b. a direct metaphor c. an implied metaphor d. personification A Thanks -MC

  29. Science

    what has been the general trend in human population growth? A(the human population has decreased B(the human population has remained constant C(the human population has grown exponentially** D(the human population has increased and then decreased

  30. English

    Is the following an example of a simile, metaphor, paradox, or personification? Her novel was a passport to adventure. A. simile B. metaphor C. paradox D. personification B?

  31. American Government

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  32. english

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  33. one quick question? ~metaphors & similes~

    is the phrase, "sway like a boat" a metaphor or a simile? i think its a metaphor


    On my TI-83 plus graphing calculator it says "ERR: WINDOW RANGE" When I type in the equation and click graph that what it says. Please help!!!!

  35. reading and literature

    "Human speech is like a cracked cauldron on which we bang out tunes that make bears dance, when we want to move the stars to pity." -Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary, 1856 The quote above is an example of a(n): A. simile B. alliteration C. irony D. metaphor

  36. Accounting

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  37. Language arts

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  38. English help please

    1. "If thou be'st born to strange sights, 10 Things invisible to see, Ride ten thousand days and nights Till Age snow white hairs on thee; Thou, when thou return'st, wilt tell me All strange wonders that befell thee, 15 And swear No where Lives a woman

  39. reading

    what does this qoute mean: "Forgive your enemies but never forget their names." -John enedy

  40. english

    is " but I will not allow anyone to succeed hanging clouds over me" a metaphor or paradox or is it something else? is "there's a light in me, that shines brightly" a metaphor? " Iwill rise steadily sailing out of their reach" a paradox? if im not right can

  41. English

    I need to choose which 5 of these are antithesis. Please tell me if i'm correct. I put a star next to them. *A little learning is a dangerous thing, drinking deep or taste not the pierian spring *be not the first by whom the new are tried, nor yet the last

  42. science

    Exercise 2. Starting with a hypothetical population of 14,000 people and an even age distribution (1,000 in each age group from 1-5 to 66-70 years), assume that the population initially has a total fertility rate of 2.0 and an average life span of 70

  43. Gifted+Talented English-(Figurative Speech Poetry)

    Our assignment is to write a poem on each of the types of figurative speech. simile metaphor synecdoche metonymy personification apostrophe hyperbole understatement irony paradox I have completed every one of them except understatement and paradox. I

  44. English Literature

    Which figure of speech does Paz use most frequently in "Two Bodies"? a. metaphor *** b. simile c. hyperbole d. paradox

  45. Religion

    The first split in Christianity came at the Council of Chalcedon. Here the difficulty was over the definition of the nature of Christ. His nature was defined as fully divine and fully human, without confusion or mixture. If, as is often suggested, the

  46. Religion

    The first split in Christianity came at the Council of Chalcedon. Here the difficulty was over the definition of the nature of Christ. His nature was defined as fully divine and fully human, without confusion or mixture. If, as is often suggested, the

  47. English

    Can you please help me find examples of paradox in the first part of Lord Henry's panegyric on beauty? Thank you!! (A paradox is a statement that seems impossible because it contains two opposig ideas that are both true.) 1) "And beauty is a form of

  48. History

    Why was slavery a paradox? I don't understand the word 'paradox' very well, even though I looked it up and it is defined as "a self-contradiction". Please help, I think the answer might have something to do with a quote I found: "Democratic liberty exists

  49. reading

    is the word penguin a metaphor?? please answer bye. It could be, depending on how it is used. Metaphors are totally dependent on usage and how they are compared. The men were penguins for the dinner, waddling to and fro. ya but could i use it as a metaphor

  50. Physics

    What is the relevance of the Drake equation regarding the Fermi paradox? A) None B) It might provide a possible solution to the Fermi paradox C) Noting that the Drake equation allows to calculate the exact number of civilizations within the respective

  51. English

    “Ten thousand saw I at a glance,/ Tossing their heads in sprightly dance./ The waves beside them danced; but they/ Outdid the sparkling waves in glee;” This quote is an example of what figurative language? A. metaphor B. simile C. paradox D.

  52. english

    im pretty much done defining the terms but can yall help me find good examples for each term? Allegory Allusion Analogy Anaphora Anecdote Aphorism Apostrophe Euphemism Hyperbole Metaphor Metonymy Paradox Rhetorical question Synecdoche Understatement

  53. ENGLISH-HELP!!!!

    How does Euripides portray the realtionship between the human and the divine in the Bacchae?

  54. English

    I am still looking for an example of a paradox. Would the statement, "I had no identity" be a paradox?

  55. English

    The excerpt has an example of what literary device? “However, I altered my traps; and not to trouble you with particulars, going one morning to see my traps, I found in one of them a large old he-goat…” —Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe I think it

  56. MAth

    Determine when the Hamilton method gives an Alabama paradox and who lost the representative. Increase the committee size by one seat at a time, starting from an 8-member committee. Given: City A, City B, and City C are cooperating to build a community

  57. Intro to drawing

    can you guys check my answers, thank you i appreciate it. 1.What is proportion? A.The way elements of an art work are placed on the paper B.How elements relate to each other and to the whole subject*** C.How the whole subject is lighted and shadowed D.The

  58. Religon

    What is the difference between the way Buddhists understand a person who has realized their buddha-hood (बुद्ध) and the way Western religions experience the relationship between a Divine Being and the founders of religions? In other words, why

  59. Conflict Management Communications

    Think of a recent conflict, and now create a metaphor or figure of speech (simile) that summarizes the experience of it. What aspects of the experience does the metaphor emphasize? Does it focus on constructive or destructive aspects of the event or

  60. English

    I need help trying to construct an Extended metaphor. The topic being People who use cell phones while a movie is going on. Please help thanks . Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. The first thing to understand is the definition of an

  61. language arts

    a metaphor for macaroni salad http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/terms/2terms.html#Metaphor http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/metaphor.html http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms_M.html (Scroll down.) Read the definitions and examples. Then

  62. English: tragedy

    Paraphrase this line by line: I don't understand this.. In tragedy, man is a paradox in a paradoxical existence. Fallible and vulnerable in his mortal finity, he is yet capable of transcendent greatness. Freely exercising his will (a passive hero is

  63. English

    Read the following passage by Picoult and identify the metaphor. Quote the metaphor in your response and explain what makes it fit the definition of metaphor. “My mother moves so fast I do not even see it coming. But she slaps my face hard enough to make

  64. English

    Though you haven't read it, could you please tell me if there are examples of paradox (also called oxymoron) in the following sentences? I can’t find them. 1) "And beauty is a form of genius... is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation.

  65. english

    a metaphor that continues over several lines or throughout an entire poem is called extended metaphor is this correct?

  66. college-essay

    Can someone tell me do i have a good thesis and did i argue my thesis, if not can i please have some help????? Topic:The Bible and the Legitimation of Violence Deuteronomy 20:1-9 is say’s, “Issues of guilt and holiness became involved because the

  67. english

    This is an example of a metaphor. Once more in her bed beside the warm cocoon of her sister. What kind of reaction or feeling does this give when you first read it and what is this metaphor saying. Thank you

  68. social studies

    prepare a defence for the proposition that the Divine Right of Kings is necessary to good government. i don't get it. what does this mean? and i don't even understand the Divine Right of Kings, it was written in old english. please help me. and it also

  69. Language Arts

    I have to find a metaphor in the book- A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. The only metaphors I have found are 'darkness is cheap' and 'woe is me.' Which one makes the most sense (to be a metaphor)?

  70. World history

    What is the difference between divine right and absolute monarchies? Are absolute monarchies more developed, and divine right isn't?

  71. english

    That, like dumb mouths, do ope their ruby lips To beg the voice and utterance of my tongue is this a simile? how? Yes. It's a simile. It compares whatever "That" refers to to mouths. It also uses the word "like," making it a simile, not a metaphor. An easy

  72. Bible

    What is the significance of this passage? Matthew 6:9-13: After this manner, therefore, pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom comes, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And

  73. English(MAcbeth)

    why is fair is foul and foul is fair a paradox and is it a motif. I believe its a motif because it keeps repeating in the story. WHy is it a paradox.

  74. English

    how do I explain how a monster might be used as a metaphor for science or scientific advances, and how could such a metaphor be considered social commentary about science?

  75. College Essay

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  76. Effects of religon

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  77. English

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  78. English - poetry

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  79. English

    Question 11 He brought home a new car - large, fire-engine red, fast, and which he could not afford. unclear pronoun reference lack of parallelism mixed metaphor simile my answer c. mixed metaphor

  80. literature/peotry

    why did e. e. cummings write the poem Mariann Morre --M in a vicious world-to love virtue A in a craven world-to have courage R in a treacherous world-to prove loyal I in a wavering world-to stand firm A in a cruel world-to show mercy N in a biased

  81. Philosophy

    How does the human form and body distinguish human nature from that of other animals? How is this revealed in human eating, in the form of taste and omnivorousness? How does human omnivorousness imply that the human is possibly the best and the worst

  82. socials 9

    To help answer the question “did Charles force civil war or parliament?” make a for-and-against organizer with the question as the title. List the points that for a No answer, with examples, in another column/ Write your conclusions at the bottom of

  83. writing

    Could anyone please help me with this question? Is the phrase below a smilie, metaphor, or personification. The sky lit up with a huge web of lightning. I know what a smile, a metaphor, and what a personification is, but I can't seem to be able to answer

  84. English

    I have to answer these questions but i am confused...please help :) As flies to the wanton boys are we to the gods; they kill us for sport Metaphor Personification Hyperbole Litotes None of these I do not understand the sentence itself :( I wish I had a

  85. English

    When small incidents serve to represent bigger pictures, what is that called? Would it be a metaphor? Symbol? Analogy? or what? I am referring to Robert Frost's poems. He takes everyday incidents and make them represent life as a whole. Is that a metaphor?

  86. Algebra

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  87. English

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  88. Quote

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  89. the silver bullet

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  90. Letter to Mrs.Sue

    Mrs. Sue I'm sorry for my behavior. I know you'll never forgive me but I'm sorry.

  91. metaphor and metonymy

    hy:)can someone help me?i really need to know the difference between metaphor and metonymy..can you give me an example? http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/terms/2terms.html#Metaphor Metaphor is defined and an example given at the top of this

  92. sorry

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  93. science

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  94. English Lit-Please help

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  95. English

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  96. English

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  97. English

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  98. Probability

    You and a friend play the following game: You pay your friend $3 each turn and then flip a fair coin. It it’s tails, your friend pays you $(2^n), where n is the number of times you’ve flipped the coin, and the game ends. If it’s heads, you have the

  99. English-metaphors

    Is this quote a metaphor? "That's a bright direction, there's a glowing there." In context it seems like a metaphor since the direction she is looking in is not actually bright or glowing. there was a lot of text for the question but I thought it e too

  100. socials

    what would I say on it like what would the comic thing be? and what would charles be saying, something like please forgive me please help please check the my earlier reposts


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