How is Barrio Boy characteristic of nonfiction and "A Day's Wait" characteristic of fiction? Ernesto in Barrio Boy is a believable character, while the boy in "A Day's Wait" is not believable. Barrio Boy is narrated by the main character, while "A Day's Wait" is told by a third ­person narrator. The dialogue in Barrio Boy is realistic, while the dialogue in "A Day's Wait" is unrealistic. Barrio Boy recounts events in the lives of real people; "A Day's Wait" tells about imaginary characters and events.

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  1. language

    plzz check my answers:)! 1. How do Ernesto in Barrio Boy and the boy in "A Day's Wait" show bravery? (1 point) A.Ernesto tells Miss Ryan that he is afraid of her because she is tall; the boy tells his father that he is afraid of dying. B.Ernesto never

  2. Physics

    A boy sits in a tire that is attached to a rope that passes over a pulley fastened to the ceiling and then passes back down to the boy's hands. The weight of the boy plus the tire is W. The force with which the boy must pull on the free end of the rope to

  3. physics

    Two boys stand on the surface of a frozen lake where μs = 0.15 and μk = 0.10. The 30.0 kg boy shoves the 40.0 kg boy with a horizontal force of 50.0 N, 0.0°. Find the resulting acceleration of each boy.

  4. English

    Read the sentence from “Barrio Boy” by Ernesto Galarza Josè bought us two cardboard suitcases and one for himself, and an Alarm clock like the one we used to try to win in the lottery tent in Mazatlan Which word has a Connotative Meaning in the

  5. Spanish

    Which neighborhood of Buenos Aires houses the Argentinean Puppet Museum? A.Barrio Boedo B.San Telmo C.Barrio Norte*** Help Me, please!!

  6. English

    Read the sentence from Barrio Boy by Ernesto Galarza. People talked to one another on the street in low tones; only drunks and muchachitos mal educados raised their voices, or the arrieros when they shouted to their donkeys. Which words best signal that

  7. LA

    How is Barrio Boy characteristic of nonfiction and "A Day's Wait" characteristic of fiction? Ernesto in Barrio Boy is a believable character, while the boy in "A Day's Wait" is not believable. Barrio Boy is narrated by the main character, while "A Day's

  8. English

    I don't really understand this question and, I know you said to other people go look at the other exact same question but they don't really help and I don't want to get a B in ELA. I don't want the answer, I just need help on the question like giving me

  9. LAC Help Question

    1. Write a four paragraph literary essay in response to the following question. Be sure to include a thesis statement in your introduction, provide textual evidence in the body paragraphs, and end the essay with a strong conclusion. You may use your books

  10. Poem Fable for when there's no way out

    Could you help me with this poem I read it out loud I don't understand it one bit. Here's the questions. 1. How does the boy hear about the wonder horse? 2. Why does the boy admire the horse? 3. In what season does the boy capture the horse? 4. How does

  11. language arts

    What is a key difference between the narrators of "Stolen Day" and "The night the Bed Fell"? a. the narrator of stolen day is honest; the narrator of "the night the be fell" is dishonest. b. the narrator of stolen day is a boy; the narrator of "the night

  12. engineering

    a boy of mass 40kg is sliding down the spiral slide at a constant speed such that his position is measured by theta=(0.7t) rad and z=(-0.5t) m where t is in seconds. How do you find the components of forces Fr, Ftheta and Fz which the slide exerts on the

  13. physics

    A 58 kg boy and a 38 kg girl use an elastic rope while engaged in a tug-of-war on a frictionless icy surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 3.1 m/s 2 , determine the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl. Answer in

  14. Language

    in the excerpt from barrio boy, what makes Ernesto smilar to several of his classmates? A. Other students in the class also do not speak English.•• B. Other students in his class also live in his neighborhood. C. Other students in his class are also

  15. Lang Arts

    2. In “Cream Puff,” Jen is a dynamic character because she shows her active personality in the story. is the main character of the story. stays the same during the course of the story. changes during the course of the story. 3. Jen resolves her

  16. English

    In chapter 10 of A Tale of Two Cities, why doesn't Dr. Manette want Charles to tell him his real name? In the book, it says how Manette told Charles to wait to tell him on the day he weds Lucie, but it never explains WHY he wants him to wait. Could anyone

  17. Physics

    A boy and a man carry uniform rod of length l horizontally in such a way that the boy get 1/4of the load.if the boy is at one end of the rod the distance of the fan from the other end is

  18. Physics

    In an immersion measurement of a boy’s density, he is found to have an apparent weight of 6.86-N when completely submerged in water with lungs empty. The mass of the boy is 68.0-kg in air. The density of water is 1000-kg/m^3. a)Determine the density of

  19. English

    Both Ernesto from barrio boy and the boy in "A Day's Wait" interact with adults. Ernesto interacts with Miss Ryan, while the sick boy interacts with his father. Compare and contrast how the boys interact with the adults. Focus on how the boys think of the

  20. English

    In the excerpt from Barrio Boy, why does Miss Hopley have another boy come to her meeting with Ernesto and his mother? Ernesto has gotten into a fight with the other boy. The other boy is Ernesto's older brother. Ernesto and his mother do not speak

  21. English

    Read each quotation from Barrio Boy and the statement below it. Which statement is a correct inference based on the quotation?

  22. odds of...

    Does anyone know the odds of having Two girls as children as opposed to two males or one male and one female? I say it is 25 percent but my friend says it is 33.3 percent. Can anyone clarify? Thanks! You are correct. Assuming that boy and girls are equally

  23. English 1

    A common theme for each of these selections is? (A Cub Pilot, Barrio Boy, No Gumption, and I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings) a- to become mature, people must learn important lessons from experience b- to govern well, people in authority must treat young

  24. english

    How do i make an outline? From Lord of the Flies, i need to make an outline of one page. this one: The boy with fair hair lowered himself down the last few feet of rock and began to pick his way toward the lagoon. Though he had taken off his school sweater

  25. physic

    A 57 kg boy and a 42 kg girl use an elastic rope while engaged in a tug-of-war on a frictionless icy surface. If the acceleration of the girl toward the boy is 3.4 m/s2, determine the magnitude of the acceleration of the boy toward the girl. Answer in

  26. LA

    Both Ernesto from barrio boy and the boy in A day's wait interact with adults. Ernesto interacts with Ms. Ryan, while the sick boy interacts with his father. In a paragraph, compare and contrast how the boys interact with the adult. focus on how the boys

  27. writing

    Both Ernesto from barrio boy and the boy in "A Day's Wait" interact with adults. Ernesto interacts with Miss Ryan, while the sick boy interacts with his father. In a paragraph, compare and contrast how the boys interact with the adults. Focus on how the

  28. english

    In the memoirs, “Barrio Boy” and “No Gumption”, how are these two memoirs similar? How are they different? In what ways are the authors’ choices and depictions related to the subject matter of their stories? pleeeaaaasssseee helpp.

  29. Physics

    Two boys standing on carts that move along a horizontal frictionless surface. The mass of each boy-cart combination is 100 kg, and each moves initially with the velocities of: Boy A 7cm/sec and Boy B: 10cm/sec. The boy on cart A throws a 2kg ball to the

  30. Literary Analysis and Composition I

    Write a four paragraph literary essay in response to the following question. Be sure to include a thesis statement in your introduction, provide textual evidence in the body paragraphs, and end the essay with a strong conclusion. You may use your books and

  31. science

    When a boy is sitting 1 meter from the center of a see-saw, another boy must sit on the opposite side 0.5 meter farther from the center compared to the first boy to maintain balance. When the first boy carries an additional weight of 10 kg and sits 1.5

  32. English

    I need to write sentences using specific phrasal verbs. I need to knwo if they are possible and supply the equivalent in formal English. I havent' found the meaning of "let on to" Does it exist? Thank you 1) One boy had let off a firework in class. Many

  33. physics

    A boy picks up a bowling ball. Which of the following choices correctly describes the interaction between the boy and the bowling ball? a.The boy exerts an upward force on the ball, and the bowling ball exerts a downward force on the boy. Both forces are

  34. Language Art (Please Check)

    8.C 8.Which of the following details supports the main idea that Pa worked hard to try to feed his family? A.Pa and I walked, because I was a big boy of eleven. B.Were prid near out of grub my father told her. C.He traveled twice as far each day as the

  35. English

    Which statement best describes the plot of “The Giant’s House” by Elizabeth McCracken? A. A boy and a librarian fall in love while searching for answers to the boy’s struggle of suffering from gigantism. B. A librarian and a boy suffering from

  36. english LAC

    i need help really bad i have a beginning to my essay but i need a little guidance to finish it off...here's the question: [1. Write a four paragraph literary essay in response to the following question. Be sure to include a thesis statement in your

  37. Literary Analysis and Composition

    Hey, I was trying to figure out some similarities between the Stories Barrio Boy by Ernesto Galarza and No Gumption by Russell Baker. I got some, but I am supposed to make a four paragraph essay out of it. It would be great if you could list some

  38. English

    English posted by rfvv yesterday at 2:39am 1. I saw a boy in the car. 2. When I saw a boy, I was in the car. 3. I saw a boy who was in the car. At that time I was near the car. [Does #1 mean either #2 or #3 according to the context? Which one is a common

  39. english

    doees anyone know why barrio boy and no gumption have the same conflict? i have read them both 3 times and cant figure out why they have the same conflict

  40. ELA 2

    Read the sentences from Barrio Boy by Ernesto Galarza. I grabbed the chain with both hands and pulled. A small torrent of water gushed into the bowl, swirling and disappearing down the drain with a deep, sonorous gargle. I waited a few minutes and pulled

  41. science

    A boy complains of stomach pain to his mother. Unable to resolve the issue herself, she takes the boy to the doctor. Which of the following might be a good hypothesis for the stomach pain?The boy fell and hurt his stomach. The boy has an infection and

  42. English

    1. What was each boy given for Christmas? 2. What was each boy given at Christmas? 3. What was each boy given on Christmas? 4. What was each boy given on Christmas Day? 5. What was each boy given at Christmas Day? (Which ones are grammatical? When can we

  43. Language

    I have to write a essay and I don't know how to lengthen the rough draft could someone please give me tips? Here's my rough draft Comparison-and-Contrast Essay The Story-Teller and The Drummer Boy of Shiloh Comparison and Contrast means to tell the

  44. english

    Write a four paragraph literary essay in response to the following question. Be sure to include a thesis statement in your introduction, provide textual evidence in the body paragraphs, and end the essay with a strong conclusion. You may use your books and

  45. language arts

    And I had been laughing at him too. Suddenly, I was furious at myself and all those who were smirking at him. I jumped up and shouted, "Shut up! Leave him alone! It's not his fault he can't understand! He can't help what he is! But for God's sake . . .

  46. probability

    a couple is planning to have three children. Find the probability that the couple will have: a.) 2 girls and 1 boy? b.) 2 girls followed by a boy? c.) at least 1 girl? please answer my question thank you very much, have a good day!

  47. english

    K im not trying to cheat or nothing but im doing this exam im not asking for the answer i just need to understand the first part of the question more it asks me to give a thesis statement for no gumtion and barrio boy, but what im trying to figure out is

  48. physics

    A boy on ice skates is atationary on a frozen lake(no friction).He throws a package of mass 5kg at 4m/s horizontally east.the mass of the boy is 60kg.at the instant the package leaves the boy's hand,the boy starts moving. Calculate the magnitude of the

  49. Writing

    Can you proofread my writing? Wrong Place, Wrong Time On February 26, a 17-year-old boy named Trayvon Martin was murdered. Why? Why? Why? Was George Zimmerman defending himself or committing a hate crime? I believe George Zimmerman committed a hate crime.

  50. Lang Arts

    The novel to kill a mockingbird feature a main character named scout. Scout is also the voice that tells the story. What point of view is used in the novel? A.First Person B.Third-Person Limited

  51. English

    1. The boy is in the hospital. 2. The boy is in hospital. 3. The boy is playing in the hospital. 4. The boy is hospitalized for illness. 5. The boy came to the hospital to visit his grandfather. He is playing with his brother near his grandpa. 6. He is at

  52. physics

    When one boy is sitting 1.20m from the center of a seesaw, another boy must sit on the other side 1.59m from the center to maintain an even balance. However, when the first boy carries an additional weight of 14kg and sit 1.80m from the center, the second

  53. Physics please help!!

    A 43.3 kg boy and a 60.0 kg girl are on the surface of a frozen lake, 10.5 m apart. Using a rope, the boy exerts a horizontal 5.90 N force on the girl, pulling her toward him. Calculate the magnitude of the boy's acceleration.

  54. Physics

    A boy on a swing reaches a maximum height of 3.2 m and a minimum height of .55 m. What is the speed of the boy at the lowest point if the boy has a mass of 34 kg? v(final)=?

  55. English

    hmm how to write this in ur own words... I do agree that this poem is like "the whoosh of the imagination at work". Firstly, there is the style of writing in the poem. There is no punctuation at all in this poem. This shows how quickly the boy's

  56. English

    1. I will buy Mom a scarf for her birthday. (What is the part of speech of 'for her birthday'? Is it an adjective phrase modifying 'scarf', or is it an adverbial phrase modifying 'buy'? 2. Look at the little boy. (What is a little boy? A young boy or a

  57. Science

    what is the acceleration of a boy on a skateboard if the unbalanced forward force on the boy is 15 N? The total mass of the boy and the skateboard in 58 kg

  58. Physics

    A 50 kg boy runs at a speed of 10 m/s and jumps onto a cart. The cart is initially at rest. The speed of the cart with the boy on it is 2.50 m/s. a)What is the initial momentum of the boy? b) What is the final momentum of the boy and the cart? c) What is

  59. E.L.A. PLEASE CHECK!

    The main purpose of the rising action in a short story is to A- give background information about the characters. B- describe the highest action, or turning point, of the story. C- build interest and suspense. D- answer the reader's questions. My choice is

  60. Physics/Calculus

    At a county fair, a boy and two friends bring their teddy bears on the giant Ferris wheel. The wheel has a diameter of 14.8 m, the bottom of the wheel is 1.8 m above the ground and its rim is moving at a speed of 1.0 m/s. The boys are seated in positions

  61. English

    Both Ernesto from barrio boy and the boy in "A Day's Wait" interact with adults. Ernesto interacts with Miss Ryan, while the sick boy interacts with his father. Compare and contrast how the boys interact with the adults. Focus on how the boys think of the

  62. LA Help!

    Both Ernesto from barrio boy and the boy in "A Day's Wait" interact with adults. Ernesto interacts with Miss Ryan, while the sick boy interacts with his father. Compare and contrast how the boys interact with the adults. Focus on how the boys think of the

  63. LA

    Both Ernesto from barrio boy and the boy in "A Day's Wait" interact with adults. Ernesto interacts with Miss Ryan, while the sick boy interacts with his father. In a paragraph, compare and contrast how the boys interact with the adults. Focus on how the

  64. I Need Help Please

    I do not understand this question. 1. Both Ernesto from barrio boy and the boy in "A Day's Wait" interact with adults. Ernesto interacts with Miss Ryan, while the sick boy interacts with his father. In a paragraph, compare and contrast how the boys

  65. writing

    Both Ernesto from barrio boy and the boy in "A Day's Wait" interact with adults. Ernesto interacts with Miss Ryan, while the sick boy interacts with his father. In a paragraph, compare and contrast how the boys interact with the adults. Focus on how the

  66. Language Arts

    I need help to write this. I cannot really understand what I need to write. All I get from it is "How do the boys act around the adults?". Can you help? Both Ernesto from barrio boy and the boy in "A Day's Wait" interact with adults. Ernesto interacts with

  67. language Arts

    In the excerpt from Barrio Boy, what makes Ernesto similar to several of his classmates?

  68. Language arts

    Both Enersto from Barrion Boy and the boy in a days wait interact with adults. Ernesto interacts with Miss Ryan, while the sick boy interacts with his father.In a paragraph, compare and contrast how the boys interact with adults. Focus on how the boys

  69. Math

    I can't figure this out! Help please! The Problem At the local park, I saw a man was quizzing a boy with some simple arithmetic problems, and the boy seemed to be getting them all correct. He asked the boy, "32 + 5", and the boy answered, "37". The man

  70. english

    can someone help me with an intro for a compare and contrast essay on No Gumption and Barrio Boy please?!?!?!?!

  71. language arts

    This semester you read several memoirs, including pieces by Ernesto Galarza and Russell Baker. Return to “Barrio Boy” and “No Gumption” now. How are these two memoirs similar? How are they different? In what ways are the authors’ choices and

  72. english

    This semester you read several memoirs, including pieces by Ernesto Galarza and Russell Baker. Return to “Barrio Boy” and “No Gumption” now. How are these two memoirs similar? How are they different? In what ways are the authors’ choices and

  73. L.A.

    in an essay compare and contrast the childhood episodes of the authors of "no gumption" and "barrio boy."

  74. English

    HI, I need help on a question I have read both books 50 times now what is the difference between Barrio boy and no gumption please help. And if your going to hate please don't state thanks!!!!

  75. Enlish

    I'm supposed to be writing an essay and these are the instructions: This semester you read several memoirs, including pieces by Ernesto Galarza and Russell Baker. Return to “Barrio Boy” and “No Gumption” now. How are these two memoirs similar? How

  76. Civics, Pre-algebra, Career,Science

    Read the sentences from Barrio Boy by Ernesto Galarza. I grabbed the chain with both hands and pulled. A small torrent of water gushed into the bowl, swirling and disappearing down the drain with a deep, sonorous gargle. I waited a few minutes and pulled

  77. Language Arts

    Why does the author of "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh" say it is a "solemn night for a boy just turned fourteen"? A. The wind is full of whispers B. The army is cramped near a church C. The boy will be in his first battle soon D. The boy does not like sleeping

  78. English

    1. The boy said, "We saw lions and tigers yesterday." 2. The boy said that they had seen lions and tigers the day before. 3. The boy said that they had seen lions and tigers the previous day. ------------------ Are they all the same? Do they have any

  79. English

    1. He met the boy in the classroom. 2. He shook hands with the boy in the classroom. 3. He talked with the boy in the classroom. 4. He observed the boy in the classroom. 5. He looked at the boy in the classroom. ................. In each sentence,isn't 'in

  80. Physics for Life science

    A boy climbs up an 8.00m high tree. To come back down, the boy slides down along a rope. The coefficient of friction between the rope and the boy is 0.40. What is the velocity with which the boy reaches ground?

  81. physics

    A boy is riding a bicycle in a rainy day. The force exerted by the boy and the force due to which rain falls downward.

  82. physics

    A boy is riding a bicycle in a rainy day. The force exerted by the boy and the force due to which rain falls downward.

  83. physics

    A boy is riding a bicycle in a rainy day. The force exerted by the boy and the force due to which rain falls downward.

  84. English

    1. He met the boy here. ------------------------------------ Q1: Does 'the boy' modify 'met' or 'the boy'? Q2: Is 'here' an adverb or an adjective? Q3: Did he meet the boy here for the first time? Or did he meet the boy here whom he knew before?

  85. English

    Just out of curiosity, is it okay to use the phrase "and so" in a sentence? Like "Johnathan knew that he had to help the boy asking a question on Jiskha. And so, he did just that, and the boy went on to being the happiest boy on earth." I just need to know

  86. English

    Read the sentence from Barrio Boy by Ernesto Galarza. People talked to one another on the street in low tones; only drunks and muchachitos mal educados raised their voices, or the arrieros when they shouted to their donkeys. Which words best signal that

  87. science

    A Boy of mass 25 kg climbs atop a playground slide of height h= 3 m. When the boy slides down the inclined board, the work done to overcome friction is 550 Joule. What is the boy’s speed before he touches the ground.

  88. Literary Analysis and Composition I

    1. What roles do the adults or older figures play in the lives of the various narrators? Select a figure from each of the four memoirs and write one sentence answering the question for each memoir. Answer: 1. Barrio Boy- 2. A Cub Pilot- 3. No Gumption- 4.

  89. Math

    Once there four boys who wanted to cross a street. They were all on the same side. It was night time and they only had one flashlight between them. Only two boys can cross the street at a time, and anyone who crosses , either one or two people, must always

  90. Physics

    A 43.3 kg boy and a 60.0 kg girl are on the surface of a frozen lake, 10.5 m apart. Using a rope, the boy exerts a horizontal 5.90 N force on the girl, pulling her toward him. Calculate the magnitude of the boy's acceleration.

  91. Poetry

    Okay so I have poem here that I need to interpret including I have to discuss the issue of gender as it relates to this poem. So here's the poem "A Place For Everything" When my mother spoke of sadness and widows, my father muttered "Well, well," and shook

  92. English Grammar

    Correct these sentences, if necessary! 2) Tommy Boy acted like a child and was treated like a child. 4) Tommy Callahan was a simple guy and nothing seemed to go his way 6)The movie is about Tommy Boy a college graduate that has to run the family business

  93. science

    What is the acceleration of a boy on a skateboard is the net force on the boy is 14 N the total mass of the boy and a skateboard is 58 kilograms you said no

  94. san fransisco

    Ernesto tells Miss Ryan that he is afraid of her because she is tall; the boy tells his father that he is afraid of dying. B.Ernesto never says that he is afraid of attending school in America; the boy never says that he is afraid of dying.

  95. child psychology

    Typically when paired with a boy in a laboratory play session, a two year old girl is likely to A. stand idly while the boy explores the toy B.assume domineering behavior, telling him what to do C.actively explore the surroundings D.play cooperatively with

  96. Python: Named tuples

    I've been trying to print a list of the book titles within the named tuple in alphabetical order, but I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I've set up my named tuple as so: Book = namedtuple('Book', 'author title genre year price instock') # Book attributes:

  97. Science

    a 55 kh boy and 40 kg girl usa a rope while engaged in a tug-of-war on an icy frictionless surface. If the girl accelerates towards the boy at 5.1 m/s/s, what is the acceleration of the boy towards the girl. Thank You Did I not set this up for you last

  98. physics

    Consider a boy standing on a building that is 500m height and another boy standing on the ground. If the boy on the ground throws a ball to the boy standing on the building, with what vertical velocity must the ball be thrown such that it reaches the boy

  99. Physics

    i)A boy of 45kg is 5m above a swimming pool on a spring board. The boy jumps up into the air which is 2m above the spring board before falling into the water. What is the maximum depth the boy can reach in the water if the average resisting force of water

  100. English

    Which statement best describes the plot of “The Giant’s House” by Elizabeth McCracken? A. A boy and a librarian fall in love while searching for answers to the boy’s struggle of suffering from gigantism. B. A librarian and a boy suffering from

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