1. English

    I have to write a thesis paper with the main, broad idea being the similarities and differences between The Epic of Gilgamesh and Toy Story. I have no idea what the connections, or lack thereof, are between the two.
  2. History

    I have a paper I must do and have been trying all summer to finish. I have read the book The Story of Sacagawea and now what I need to do is write what the main idea/topic is ( which I know is Sacagawea) but then I have to write a main idea's # 1 and # 2
  3. "write a paragraph on book's thesis"?

    I'm going into AP (advanced placement) European History, grade 10, and our summer reading assignment was to read a <i>A World Lit Only By Fire</i>, a book about the tenaissance. Along with this assignment, I'm required to write a paragraph
  4. developmental reading

    what are the processes in finding the main idea and where can you find the main idea? There are several articles here which discuss the "main idea" of something.
  5. English

    Is it self plagerism if I take the same argument or main idea from a paper that I wrote last semester and use that same principle/argument/main idea/thesis in another paper for the next semester if it's is completely rewritten with different words and
  6. thesis needed

    with the last sentence (the roman and greek poets....) it is the third topic in my essay. all of them show the similarities and differences. i was asking you guys a while back what were the similarities between roman and greek mythology and the only thing
  7. writing

    Can you explain the differences in these terms, and the function they serve when writing an essay? thesis and thesis statement central reasoning and central relationship The thesis is your central idea, your main idea, the point you are trying to prove in
  8. english

    i want to ask what be thematic statement? it say write 2 or 3 sentences that summarize the theme of the story. It should be the central idea of the story that reflects human nature. literary essay format for theme: Paragraph 1 : Thematic statment. write 2
  9. english essays

    Ok..so i have to write an essay over heros..i have the intro but i cant seem to start the first paragraph. HELP PLZ! THANKS RizzA First of all, do you have an outline or plan for the main ideas of your paper. The intro is probably one of the last things
  10. U.S. History

    I have to write an essay answering this question, " How were the reform movements and the Second Great Awakening of 1820-1860 in the United States related to the growth of industry and urban life?" and I'm haing trouble organizing my thoughts and writing
  11. ELA

    In a paragraph, explain how "Ribbons" illustrates the idea that differences between cultures can lead to misunderstandings and conflict. Consider these questions in a paragraph: What are the main cultural differences portrayed in the story? How does Stacy
  12. 3 grade english ms sue

    MAIN IDEA AND DETAILS THE MAIN IDEA IS THE MOST IMPORTANT IDEA IN A SELECTION OR A PARAGRAPH. DETAILS ARE THE SMALL PIECES OF INFORMATION THAT TELL ABOUT THE MAIN IDEA. DIRECTION- READ THE FOLLOWING PASSAGE. THEN ANSWER THE QUESTIONS BELOW. Every day,Juan
  13. Modern History

    I've got to compose a thesis for my modern history paper on Hitler or Stalin. We are looking at studies of power, in particular the abuse thereof. I'm normally an A grade student but both thesis' I've proposed were either just a statement or too broad. I
  14. english

    how do i write a thesis statement ? Like teachers always say "What's the Big Idea" or "Universal Idea" and I always think I have it but I never get it right. & I'm embarrassed to say that I am a Senior in High School asking this question -__- I have to
  15. 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
  16. Writing

    Conflict? That’s the word defines me. Why? I’m always having and issue with someone and it leads to fussing back and forth at each other. In the story, “Interlopers” by Saki and in a conflict I had with my sister we had a lot of similarities and
  17. English

    1. Identify which description below is untrue of a good thesis A. A thesis mentions a broad topic. B. A thesis narrows the broad topic to a single statement C. A thesis very briefly mentions the factors that contribute to the writer’s position D. A
  18. research writing as a process

    Question 20 What does a thesis statement do? explains how you came up with your topic announces what you plan to do in your paper introduces the controlling idea of your paper lays out the process of your paper my answer introduces the controlling idea of
  19. english

    hey its me again... i think i need to reword my issue. i am having trouble clearing up my thesis. I feel like i have the idea but it doesnt set me up to write an organised paper. the idea being that if Richard is God and Richard and Pi are one then Pi is
  20. English

    A(n) ________ introduction begins with a point that is more specific than that of your thesis. A. quotation B. contrasting idea C. broad-to-narrow D. narrow-to-broad
  21. Brave New World

    Have any f you read "Brave New World?" If so, I would appreciate if you could give me a thesis, or rather a main idea that i could use for my essay. I am thinking of writing about how Huxley uses new vocabulary and how words have taken a new meaning.
  22. Social Studies

    Could someone give me some major differences and similarities between the Declaration of Independence and Patrick Henry's "Speech in the Virginia Convention"? I have to write a paper on this subject and just want to know the major differences and
  23. American Literature

    Could someone give me some major differences and similarities between the Declaration of Independence and Patrick Henry's "Speech in the Virginia Convention"? I have to write a paper on this subject and just want to know the major differences and
  24. English

    What is the main idea of this passage? (look up fighting hitler a holocaust story scholastic scope pdf on google). What is the main idea of this poem? (look up A Wagon Of Shoes - Poem by Abraham Sutzkever). Tell why scope magazine decided to pair these
  25. Sociology

    Im writing a paper on the similarities and differences of race and ethnicity. I have no problem finding similarities on the two, but finding differences are challenging. The only difference I know of is that they are both socially constructed. Can
  26. n&w

    for my research paper on Diet and Diabetes, i have to think of a thesis statement thesis: Diet and Diabetes are two things that go side by side and highly impact each other is that ok. i don't think it's detailed enough. it's mostly my opinion, and not
  27. World Literature

    After reading Gilgamesh, Genesis, and Metamorphoses, what are the major similarities and differences in the stories?
  28. renaissance

    i am doing a compare and contrast essay on philip II of spain and elizabeth I of england. what are some main ideas of their differences? and how would i write a thesis sentence on this? if the paper is 4-5 pages how many paragraphs do you think it should
  29. Grammar and Composition

    the draft sheet is organized in a confusing way, here's how i filled it: 1. Broad Subject: Phonebook Names 2. Limited Topic for Thesis Statement: John E. Mackintosh 3. Main Idea about This Topic (how do you feel about this topic) (what is your opinion
  30. developmental reading

    Please explain to me the ff: 1. Main idea that is directly stated in the fisrt sentence. 2. Main idea that is stated in the last sentence. 3. Main idea that is stated in part of one sentence. 4. Where two sentences are used to express main idea. 5. Main
  31. research writing as a process

    Question 14 How does a thesis function? A.it points out the inadequacies of the opposing views B.it states your position Cit summarizes the information D.it asks a question Question 17 5 points Save Which of the following is not a debatable thesis
  32. history/writing

    I am trying to write an essay: Compare and contrast the develpment of Massachusetts, Virginia, and Pennsylvvania. Explain the similarities and differences of the reasons for founding, who settled each colony, and the success of the colony in relationship
  33. Eng B

    Among early epic poems, _____ is the story of a man who searches out a beloved friend in the land of the dead. A. Beowulf B. Gilgamesh C. The Iliad D. The Odyssey Answer is "D"
  34. writing

    This is the assignment: Reread either Andy Rooney’s essay on page 96 or Sarah Penning’s essay on page. 97. Select either essay as your starting point and discuss the terms they write about. What is your reaction to the thesis of either in relation to
  35. civics

    Story Frame Template You and your sibling, whose name is _________________________, go to your favorite store called _________________________. There, _________________________ finds a toy to buy, called a _________________________. (He or She) really
  36. 3 grade english ms sue

    the topic is what a piece of writing is about. the main idea is the most important idea about the topic. details are small pieces of information that tell more about the main idea. directions read the following passage. then answer the questions below.
  37. english

    Help with junior thesis idea? ok so i have to write a junior thesis paper (8pgs) by next week and im not really sure what to write about. Its english class obviously and my teacher wants something related to that. lately we have been reading stories about
  38. english essay

    Thanx alot again. Writeacher, Jenna, jk1115, for all your help thank you so much. Introduction: Topic: male/female communication Comparison of two articles (state article names) state thesis... i need help on this... What are the titles of the two
  39. conclusions

    What function do conclusions serve in essays? A. Conclusions provide the supporting details of an essay. B. Conclusions develop the main idea of an essay. C. Conclusions sum up the main idea of an essay. (MY ANSWER) D. Conclusions introduce new ideas
  40. english

    what are some of the main ideas and details of the olaudah Equiano story I know one of the main ideas is the slaves on the ship were kept in close confinement under terrible conditions and I have the detail for that main idea. any other ones?
  41. english

    so i have to write a story in which the main character makes a mistake, get into amusing trouble, and tries to get out of it. i need an idea to start out with if someone can give me a who what when where why and how that wud be also fantastic thankz p.s. i
  42. thesis statement

    need a hook + thesis statement for a paper on psychoanalysis Psychoanalysis is a really broad subject. Narrow the subject considerably, and then worry about thesis. As it is, you could write a very, very large book and not finish the subject.
  43. 3 grade english ms sue

    main idea and details the topic is what a piece of writing is about. the main idea is the most important idea about the topic details are small pieces of information that tell more about the main idea. directions read the following passage. then fill in
  44. Englsih

    20. Tressa likes to generate ideas and relationships about a topic by writing a central idea in the middle of a piece of paper and then surrounding it with related ideas connected to each other and the main idea with a series of lines or arrows. This
  45. English

    Please let me know if this is correct? Broad Subject-Phonebook Character Limited Topic for Thesis Statement- Oliver Tolivr Main Idea- Wealthy Buisness Man Three Step Format #2 Appearance-Sloppily dressed #3 Surroundings-State of the art mansion #4
  46. English Language Arts

    My Teacher Wanted Us To Write a Paragraph on The similarities and differences of the legacy of snowflake Bentley and no grumption........I Don't Know What are the similarities and differences between both!Can you help me?
  47. Creative writing

    I've read examples (and seen movie examples), but I'm still having trouble with the idea of writing a story within a story. Basically, a girl is writing a story about a boy, and he eventually LEARNS that he's being written about. So how do I write his
  48. Writing

    Select the letter of the item that makes the sentence UNTRUE: 1. The function of the body of the research paper is to: A. support the thesis statement with facts and examples. B. develop ideas related to the main point of the paper. C. summarize the main
  49. lit

    Discuss the significance of guilt in Gilgamesh, the Old Testament, The Odyssey, and Oedipus the King. You may define "guilt" as "remorse for one's actions" (feeling guilty) and/or "the state of having committed a crime or transgression" (being guilty).
  50. English

    I need help with starting my essay. These are the organization of my essay. I am not sure what to put for paragraph #2. *Broad subject-My name *Limited Topic for thesis statement-Learning to cope with my height *Main Idea about this topic- Advantages of
  51. English

    What is a thesis? And how do I write one? Select a topic for an argumentative essay and write a thesis (claim) statement. I already have my topic *Are school uniforms a bad idea?*
  52. lit

    What dominant features of the epic do you see at work in Gilgamesh and The Odyssey? For Further Reading Literature - Writeacher, Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 10:13pm Definitions of "epic": Gilgamesh: Be sure to let us know what you decide, and someone
  53. Grammar and Composition

    for my descriptive essay, my teachaer approved the Asheville outline that i made...that's why i was waiting to start writing. here is the extended outline. please make any corrections: Broad Subject: vacation spots Limited Topic: Asheville, North Carolina
  54. english (iliad)

    I am currently writing a paper for my english class. Can someone read this paragraph and tell me some more things i should add/fix to make it correct, grammatically and book wise? In our paper we are supposed to: Anazlyze Homer's style, purpose, and theme
  55. MLA citation

    Of the following, which is the most important to consider when analyzing and revising an academic paper? A. That the paper will be entertaining for the instructor to read B. That the thesis is clear and that the main points support that thesis C. That the
  56. COM 155

    I have been asked to explain if it is a good idea to write a summary before writing the paper. Will someone please look over my work. I feel it is always a good idea to draft anything that you are writing. This will give you an opportunity to revise, add
  57. vocab

    1)a neutral term for the main character in a story 2)all the figurative language a writer use to describe things in a story 3)the mood or atmosphere of a story 4)a plot device that gives a hint of what will happen next 5)things that represent themselves
  58. computer

    what are the similarities and differences between main memory and hard disk.atleast write 5 points.
  59. Research Paper (Report)

    How am I supposed to write very beginning of the essay? Generally, a thesis statement will appear in the introduction to the essay, which is the first paragraph or section of the essay introducing your topic. Aim for a clear, strong introduction that sets
  60. english

    Main Idea: The big rivers in the center of the United States have a constant power that is greater than the human uses for the rivers. I need to provide 3 supporting details for main idea.
  61. thesis

    What is the main idea Johanathan Edward's speech Sinners in the hands of an angry god?
  62. science

    what is the main idea for Joule and give a detail to it and an example. Also for calorie, kilocalorie and caloric values.... I need help I don't know what is their main idea and detail and example..
  63. College Writing

    I have to write a research paper and my topic is about HSP which is highly sensitive people, and writers, artists and musicians. I'm struggling about how to form a thesis because the assignment requires us to prove something. My main idea is about how HSP
  64. Literature GR11

    I have to write a paper on the lost generation, and I am having trouble coming up with a good thesis statement since the subject is so broad. Any ideas?
  65. Webshop

    Hello there I am lacking an idea/ideas to write my entrepreneurship hand in report. It doesnt have to be a great idea but useable idea/s that can fits canvas model....if any of you have one, write it down and few reason why you think it is great. Thanks
  66. Science

    What is the main idea and list a least 2 details about the main idea? Edwin Hubble came up with a way to classify galaxies by shape.He labeled elliptical galaxies E.He classified by th size of the galaxy's nucleus and the tightness of it's arms.
  67. English

    Broad Subject-Phonebook Character Limited Topic for Thesis Statement- Oliver Tolivr Main Idea- Wealthy Buisness Man Three Step Format #2 Appearance-Sloppily dressed #3 Surroundings-State of the art mansion #4 Actions-Penny pinching ways Thesis Statement:
  68. Language Art

    Read this sentence from the third paragraph: First, it has large fins at the top of its head that look like ears. What is the main purpose of this sentence in the paragraph? A: To introduce a list of features B: To introduce a new topic C: To make
  69. language arts Ms. Sue please

    1. Which of the following is not a function of a good thesis statement? (1 point) to establish the credibility of the author to focus the reader's attention on the main idea to present an interesting quote about the topic 2. Which of the following is the
  70. computer

    How to write a report on topic 'Internet'? Suggest report outline Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here are some things to consider in writing a typical five-paragraph paper. Five-Paragraph Essay Structure The introductory paragraph
  71. Thesis Statement for Research Paper

    I need a thesis statement for my research paper on The Place de la concorde.How can I do that? http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/thesis_statement.shtml http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/thesis.html Above are two very good sites on how to write a
  72. Reading 8

    What is the main idea in the story Always To Remember: Maya Ying Lin?
  73. Literature

    Is "The Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass" important to the American educational process in any way? Could someone explain? thanks. There is an idea in the story that education enlightens, not a wrong idea in my experience. ....The truth shall
  74. Engish Lang

    Story Writing - I need to get an idea of a setting to write the climax and theme of a story.
  75. World History

    I have to write a paper about the the similarities and differences of Ancient China and Persia. Anyone know any good websites I could use for research?
  76. Business Communication

    When communicating a message, the best approach for a boss to take would likely be the ____________. a. state the main idea right away to get it over with. b. hint at the main idea and let the employees read between the lines. c. tell employees bad news
  77. English1A - need help on argument/thesis

    Can someone help me with my argument/thesis? My introduction... let's see if this works. Gender myths Some people wear earrings, others do not. Some people wear nail polish, while others do not. Whatever the case is, there are some people, whether male or
  78. Restate Thesis

    i realize this; i write them all the time. Last year i had to write an essay per week... that a lot of essays. =] Lady Macbeth and Ophelia are integral parts of these plays, yet they are polar opposites in characteristics and personality. I need a new way
  79. Literature

    I am writing a paper on the movie "Smooth Talk" and the short story "Where are you going where have you been". I am going to be talking about how they are different from each other. I was wondering if someone could just let me know how my thesis sounds,
  80. Short Story Ideas

    I need short story ideas. I have to write a short story for my Creative Writing class, but every idea I've brainstormed has turned out awful. I wanted to write a tear-jerker or something emotional, but I am not certain anymore. Thus, I am open to
  81. Gr. 3

    I need help finding the main idea for my son's reading book. The title is Art Around Us. It goes like this Introduction: Art is all around us. It comes in every shape, size, & color. People who make art are called artists. They use paint, paper, clay,
  82. English Thesis Statement

    Critique my thesis please? Sartre uses the ideas he lays out in “Self-Deception” in his short story “The Wall” to establish the connection between bad faith and living toward death, and to reject the Freudian notion of the unconscious in favor of
  83. english

    A writer creates unity when topic sentences in an essay each relate to a main idea from an introduction or thesis statement. i pick true
  84. English

    I have to write an essay on second hand lion about an important idea in the film and why it is a worthwhile idea in the film. I want to do the importance of the past because of the flash backs do you think this is the right idea and if so what should my 3
  85. Social Studies

    I have a midterm tomorrow and this is the essay question: “When men’s minds seem narrow to you, tell yourself that the land of God is broad; broad His hands and broad His heart. Never hesitate to go far away, beyond all seas, all frontiers, all
  86. english essay

    Here is a sample outline for the essay: Introduction: Topic: male/female communication Comparison of two articles (state article names) state thesis Body: Summarize both articles Comapare and contrast both articles argue for which one is better provide
  87. english

    Classic Dramatic Structure Dramatic structure is the underlying structure of a play, novel, or other work of fiction. Classic dramatic structure is a specific, five-part style of dramatic structure originally used in ancient Greek drama and, to some
  88. Research Writing

    How do you do this? I am lost. My topic I chose is Homeless. Summary of the Research Process I. Begin the project. A. Think about the assignment. B. Analyze your audience and the purpose for which you are writing. C. Select an appropriate topic. D.
  89. Scarlet Letter - essay - Thesis help

    So I am writing about how I agree with this one critic that Hawthorne over used symbolism in the book the Scarlet Letter. My thesis: He stressed the sin by stretching the idea and making it seem like it is a mystical character itself, and allowing it to be
  90. English - Thesis Statement on Life of Pi

    a) how is life of pi a story within a story within story? ( i know the first part a story within a story, but the other within the story, i am confused) b) i am going to write an essay about story telling on Life of Pi by Yann Martel and so far have ideas
  91. English

    I need some help on figuring out the main idea of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." I know that for most of the part, Huck and Jim float on a raft down the Mississippi River and on the way, they encounter many people and obstacles. At the end of the
  92. English

    I'm doing a research paper..or..starting one and its going to be about tsunamis. I need some idea's for one main question that summarizes the other sub-questions.
  93. literacy

    which of the following ways of incorporating an idea from a journal article into your research paper is considered best for expressing that entire idea in your own words
  94. Literature

    What dominant features of the epic do you see at work in Gilgamesh and The Odyssey?
  95. Physics

    A falling toy, mass 10.0 kg experiences an upward force due to air friction of 40.0 N. Find the acceleration of the toy. I honestly have no idea how to solve this question. Could someone please help me? :(
  96. Language Arts

    1) An argumentative essay should present a clear thesis statement, provide strong evidence to support the thesis, and ______. A: address counterarguments B: repeat main points* C: include digital sources D: gather details 2) According to the Argumentive
  97. English

    I'm doing a paper about Usher Syndrome and am having a hard time thinking about a thesis statement. I already have my paper typed up but can't think what to write as my thesis statement. Any examples would help to get my mind going. The source online about
  98. English

    The strategies for writing positive or neutral message. is my response correct?: In the opening avoid personal information state your main idea so it wouldn't be overlooked. In the body of the message provide reasons and/or details for the main idea. Close
  99. english

    II. By the end of Romeo and Juliet, Paris and Romeo, both of whom loved Juliet, are dead. The two characters, however, are very different. Write an essay comparing and contrasting the two men. The introduction of your essay should include an
  100. Example Essays

    Mkay, I have a five paragraph essay due by tommorow. Its to be an example essay, but I don't have a idea OR a plan on what to write. I am confused {confuzzled} and am looking for a fairly easy example essay to write. I will need to use the Seven Sentence