Literature

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  1. English

    Determine whether the statement represents a progressive view or a traditional view of literature. 1.There is no such thing as classic literature. 2.Literature can only be understood in the context of history. 3.Harry Potter books are not literature.

    asked by Ron on January 25, 2011
  2. literature

    if someone has time could you provide me with examples of What literature is consider to be part of the United States current literary canon and why do you think so? I have further questions to answer in regards to literature i just can't think of any or

    asked by jasmine33 on January 23, 2008
  3. SS

    American literature began to emerge around the nineteenth century. Authors wrote what their culture was like through folk tales, narratives, and plays. Which of the following statements best summarizes a role of literature in society? Literature is not

    asked by Anonymous on March 26, 2018
  4. English

    I need help figuring out what the writing style was for medieval literature, english renassiance literature, renaissance drama, and early 7th century literature.

    asked by Stevie on September 25, 2008
  5. English

    Which statement most accurately contrasts the ideas of different literary periods? A. Anglo-Saxon literature focuses on free will, whereas Renaissance literature suggests that human beings are controlled by fate. B. Literature of the Middle Ages focuses on

    asked by Emi on March 11, 2015
  6. literature

    what is a literature web? Greta, I imagine that is a reference to using a search tool. If you put "literature web" into a search engine such as Google, you will get a number of sites on various types of literature. I hope this helps. Thank you for using

    asked by Greta on December 8, 2006
  7. history

    As American colonists questioned British rule, public discussion focused on topics such as colonial independence and individual rights. In turn, literature from the American Revolutionary period often reflected important political and social themes,

    asked by scooby on November 6, 2016
  8. English

    (I just need 2 writer ideas) In the middle of the 19th century, political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville claimed, "The inhabitants of the United States have...properly speaking, no literature." In other words, de Tocqueville believed that America’s

    asked by Jessica on January 7, 2015
  9. English III A

    3. which of the following statements about early American and colonial literature is true? A) the literature primarily focuses on religious themes. B)the voices of women and minorities are absent from this period C) early American and colonial literature

    asked by Sam on September 15, 2017
  10. ENG 125

    What does literature offer an individual? What causes people’s perceptions regarding the value of literature to change?

    asked by Anonymous on July 8, 2015
  11. English 125 Introduction to literature

    What does the term literature mean to you? What makes something literary in your own mind? If literature means different things to different people, who defines what is and what is not literature? 2.What kind of reading engages/interests you? What about

    asked by belinda on June 6, 2012
  12. English

    anonymous 3 years ago Which of the following about american romanticism is not true. a. romanticism originated in british literature and migrated to american literature. b. Romanticism valued imagination and emotion over reason and intellect. c. love is

    asked by Steve on September 14, 2016
  13. english

    To explore the ___________ , or effect of mythical literature on contemporary literature, a reader should identify key characters, settings, and plots. I am not sure what the "_____" is, I do ot have any options, help please?

    asked by katt on February 11, 2015
  14. MATH

    In a fraternity with 38 members , 18 take math, 5 take both math and literature and 8 take neither math or literature. how many take literature but not math? I came up with 16 is that correct or am i lost ?

    asked by WINSTON on November 24, 2014
  15. English

    which of the following statements about american romantic poetry is not true? A)it followed a fixed rhyme scheme B)its themes originated in British literature C)it was influenced by Gothic literature D)it was filled with emotion

    asked by sam on October 31, 2013
  16. english

    I need help with some literature homework. I need a to identify a baptism scene that's modern. And also how they were affected by the change. Also, need a piece of literature that has reflects or alludes to Shapespeare. Also need an example of when weather

    asked by Ty on July 30, 2009
  17. English

    dentify the correct sentence. A. My American Literature class starts at 12:30 p.m. B. My Literature class starts at 12:30 p.m. C. My American literature class starts at 12:30 PM. D. My literature class starts at 12:30 p.m. in the afternoon.

    asked by dominique on March 11, 2017
  18. history

    in the 1920s, literature played a huge roll in people's lives. however, when the great depression struck in 1929, people were unable to purchase literature and books were focused on the downfall of society and how the glitz and glamour of the 1920s

    asked by Gregg on December 31, 2012
  19. public health

    Review this artile: Hutt, J. & Wallis, LA. (2004). Injuries caused by airbags: a review. Trauma, 6, 271-278 and answer following: How did the researchers use the literature to explain a public health phenomena? How was the literature used to show the

    asked by Kim on December 25, 2008
  20. adult education

    Review this artile Hutt, J. & Wallis, LA. (2004). Injuries caused by airbags: a review. Trauma, 6, 271-278 and answer. • How did the researchers use the literature to explain a public health phenomena? • How was the literature used to show the

    asked by Kim on December 25, 2008
  21. english

    what is a literary writer? Someone who writes literature? http://www.answers.com/literary Then comes the question of which works are considered literature and which are not. =)

    asked by claudia on April 25, 2007
  22. ENG290

    I am to create a timeline that illustrates the history of children's literature in western culture using five key milestones of children's literature. CAN YOU PLEASE HELP

    asked by sandra on October 22, 2014
  23. English 4

    A recurring theme in literature is the transient nature of the world and life. Provide two ways in which this theme is expressed in Anglo-Saxon and medieval literature.

    asked by Monica on October 2, 2012
  24. Huckleberry Finn

    Explain how the author created the character (characterization). Explain the theme of a piece of literature. Compare and contrast two pieces of literature. Write about one of the authors we have studied.

    asked by Selena on November 8, 2013
  25. history

    in the 1920s, literature played a huge roll in people's lives. however, when the great depression struck in 1929, people were unable to purchase literature and books were focused on the downfall of society and how the glitz and glamour of the 1920s

    asked by Gregg on January 1, 2013
  26. Native American Literature

    How are the tensions of the time of Native American literature (Pre-1600) reflected in American literature? I know that Native Americans were the first people to start writing literature, or telling oral stories. They were one of peace and nature. Some of

    asked by Ann on September 18, 2011
  27. Physics

    A history book that weighs 30 N is placed on top of a literature book that weighs 10 N. If up is considered the positive direction, what is the force that The history book exerts on the literature book? I know that the literature book would exert 30N on

    asked by Priyen on September 7, 2015
  28. Check please

    Which of these is a feature of early American and colonial literature? a. the literature primarily focuses on religious themes b. the voices of women and minorities are absent (my answer) c. the literature was nonexistent before the printing press d. the

    asked by sammy on October 2, 2015
  29. Native American Literature

    What were some of the types of writing and genres for Native American Literature, that were predominant during the 1600s when there literature was discovered? I think their type of writing was based on naturism, since they were one of nature, but I do no

    asked by Ann on September 18, 2011
  30. english 11

    Read the fallowing Papago song. Identify its purpose. "No talking, No talking. The snow is falling. And the wind seems to be blowing backward" a. to inform b. to persuade c. to analyze d. to express Which of these is a feature of early American and

    asked by Aspen on September 17, 2013
  31. for Alicia - literature

    Here are several sites that will help you take good notes when studying literature: http://www.google.com/search?q=taking+literature+notes&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a The first and second links look about the

    asked by Writeacher on October 30, 2008
  32. principles of micreconomics

    In 2 hours, Scott can read 15 pages of spanish literature. a. what is Scott's opportunity cost of reading 30 pages of literature?

    asked by carroland on January 30, 2011
  33. english

    rite a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you do the following: oEvaluate the literary elements and structural devices in the selected poems and literature. oDescribe images of diverse cultureethnicity, race, class, gender, and ageand stereotyping that

    asked by joann on November 15, 2011
  34. english

    Before those “Do you own work!” comments come… Let me make it clear that I am NOT asking you to answer this. I am simply asking for some guidance on how to do this essay. Some ideas and information I could use to write in my essay would be dandy.

    asked by Margarita on May 24, 2014
  35. English

    A theme is best described as? A. A moral lesson presented in a work of literature B. The central idea or insight about life revealed in a literary work C. The subject of a work of literature D. A series of related events in a literary work I picked B but

    asked by MM on May 6, 2012
  36. english

    To what extents did Tolkien borrow characters,events and objects that are found in the book,"The Hobbit" from the pervious literature,"Scandinavia" I have not read either of these works, but if you go to http://www.google.com and enter as search terms, you

    asked by Mike on October 5, 2006
  37. Native American Literature

    Why did the Native Americans use the types of writing and genres that they did? Genres: Native American literature's, stand apart as a separate tradition that is itself strong and varied. This culture had rich, established literature. Legends, folktales,

    asked by Ann on September 19, 2011
  38. LANGUAGE ARTS

    The following question asks about one or more selections from your Literature textbook. You may use your textbook to answer this question. 1. Write an essay in which you analyze the importance of plot events and characters’ actions to the development of

    asked by ANSWERS PLEAAAAAASSSSSSSSEEEEEEEE on October 27, 2016
  39. English

    Need help with introduction: The Medieval Period began in 1066 and lasted until 1485. During this time period many literary works were produced. Many writers used their work to reflect the important events of that era. Most influential to literature of

    asked by Emily on July 11, 2008
  40. english

    I am to create a timeline that illustrates the history of children's literature in western culture using five key milestones of children's literature. Can you please tell me if these milestones I have chosen would be correct to use: 1-invention and

    asked by m on January 21, 2013
  41. english

    1)Why do you think dystopian literature is such a popular trend among today’s young adults? 2)Why do you think fictional utopias always tend to go horribly wrong and become dystopias? 3)Why do you think the fictional survivors of an apocalypse always

    asked by KHJ on February 6, 2013
  42. English

    I have an essay and this is one part of my thesis... "In the nineteenth century, some ways the middle class participated in revolutions was by establishing liberalism, one way was through literature, and through the revolutions of 1848." I wasn't sure if

    asked by Serena on March 24, 2014
  43. Lit

    I have an essay and this is one part of my thesis... "In the nineteenth century, some ways the middle class participated in revolutions was by establishing liberalism, one way was through literature, and through the revolutions of 1848." I wasn't sure if

    asked by Serena on March 24, 2014
  44. Literacy

    18. What are the subject headings for the 2002 edition of Invisible Man? A. American literature—History and criticism B. African Americans in literature—Outlines, syllabi, etc. C. Ellison, Ralph. Invisible man D. African American men—Fiction ANSWER

    asked by Mrs. Jane on March 10, 2012
  45. psychology(literature review)

    I need to write a psychological literature review on a specific area from one of the topics below: -Human Development -Motivation and Emotion -Personality Theories and Therapies -Psychological Disorders What is a literature review and how to write one?

    asked by mic_ on July 30, 2009
  46. psychology

    I need to write a psychological literature review on a specific area from one of the topics below: -Human Development -Motivation and Emotion -Personality Theories and Therapies -Psychological Disorders What is a literature review and how to write one? Why

    asked by mic_ on July 30, 2009
  47. Literacy

    What are the subject headings for the 2002 edition of Invisible Man? A. African American men—Fiction B. American literature—History and criticism C. African Americans in literature—Outlines, syllabi, etc. D. Ellison, Ralph. Invisible man i couldn't

    asked by Heather on January 17, 2012
  48. literature

    Hi, I'm doing a poem for a literature book called Red Sky In the Morning by Elizabeth Laird. The theme that my teacher assigned to me is'Anna's love for Ben'. It can be through her thoughts, words, actions or what other characters say about her love

    asked by Grace on August 17, 2014
  49. American Lit project help (Literature needed)

    So for my amer lit class I am doing a project on American foods in the 1950s and I need a piece of literature to write my essay on. It has to be a short peice not a novel. I really wanted for my literature to be a magazine from the 1950s. Like better homes

    asked by Sarah on April 16, 2011
  50. English

    In "The Literature of The Americas," Kimberly Koza writes: "By discovering the literature of out neighbors, we may also learn about ourselves." Keeping that in mind, respond to the next two questions. 26. Choose a selection from this unit, and write a

    asked by Anonymous on October 6, 2016
  51. Physics

    A history book that weighs 30 N is placed on top of a literature book that weighs 10 N. If up is considered the positive direction, what is the force that The history book exerts on the literature book?

    asked by Priyen on September 7, 2015
  52. Native American Literature

    How are the tensions of the time of Native American literature (Pre-1600) reflected in American literature? There were a lot of white people at the time, that looked down on Native Americans. The white people would always try to steal their land and cause

    asked by Ann on September 18, 2011
  53. English

    The question for my essay was to agree or disagree with: Some critics argue that you can only fully understand a piece of literature if you understand the historical events that were on going when it was being written. Others argue that each piece of

    asked by Justine on June 22, 2016
  54. English

    Thank you very much for your corrections. I stilll need to check these few more sentences. 1) we'll ne analyzing twelve authors belonging to the English literature from 1800 to the beginninig of the twenty-first century. 2) I'll give you literature

    asked by Franco on September 12, 2010
  55. Alicia, Literature Help

    Now that I know you are studying literature and that "classmate" has threatened you, here are some sites to help you to learn how do tackle this class. Your "classmate" is also able to use this material: Literary Terminology, alphabetized:

    asked by SraJMcGin on October 30, 2008
  56. English

    I have a prompt for an English essay and it says, "In a well developed composition, identify the character, describe what the character questions about society, and explain why the character's questioning is important to the meaning of literature." It's

    asked by Ana on March 9, 2010
  57. Writing Skills

    The call number of the book that you're looking for is R865.2. What do you know about the book based on this information? A. It's a book of or about Roman literature. B. It's a book about medicine. C. It's a reference book. D. It's a book that can be

    asked by Mary on January 17, 2017
  58. English

    In the middle of the 19th century, political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville claimed, "The inhabitants of the United States have...properly speaking, no literature." Based on what you learned in the New World, New voices, American Romanticism, The Night

    asked by btay on December 29, 2016
  59. literature

    we were ask to write an academic essay...i need to know about "horace as a satirist"...what are his contributions in literature??? Here are some excellent webpages on Horace: http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/horatius.htm

    asked by klar maesen on August 3, 2007
  60. literature

    Literature supports the building of a readers’s imagination because: A. readers are placing themselves into a story. B. readers relate only to what they know. C. readers are presented with an unstructured picture of life. D. readers are seeing worlds

    asked by bev on November 27, 2015
  61. English

    Dame Van Winkle and Rip are stereotyped characters that have been found in literature- the nagging wife and the henpecked husband. Can you identify these character types in current literature and in popular movies and tv shows? From the short story "Rip

    asked by Anonymous on February 29, 2012
  62. English

    I've got to write an essay in which I explain how the social, historical, political, and religious events of the time period affected literature of that era and tell how the literature reflects what is going on in Britain during that time... I chose the

    asked by Emily on July 10, 2008
  63. Literature(Please help)

    I tryed finding information on how to cite a movie in MLA style but I am still confused. I need to cite the movie Smooth Talk by Joyce Chopra. All I know is the name of the movie, director, pg-13 and 1986. Please help. Thank you. Also, I need to cite a

    asked by Hannah on April 10, 2011
  64. history

    Check my answers please? The Second Great Awakening was a conservative reaction to deism, the expanding frontier, & the industrial revolution. True, it was definitely a reaction to the IR & deism The romantic reaction to rationalism & the industrial

    asked by Anonymous on November 2, 2014
  65. Literature for Jim

    literature - Jim, Monday, November 2, 2009 at 8:46am I need a start for a paper on how does literature reflect life and communities First.... Jim, always start your own post when you have a question. If you post under someone else's name, then it may not

    asked by GuruBlue on November 2, 2009
  66. central texas college

    Can somebody help please!!!This is the first time that that I take a literature class, on English II in English and I can really use some help. I am taking English 1302, which is pretty much literature and the teacher told us to define some literacy terms,

    asked by ingrid on April 2, 2014
  67. English

    Thank you very much. However, my first- and second-year students have both a course and an exercise book (with plenty of activities) to complete. The lazy and unmotivated students are those from the fourth and fifth year. They are expected to learn

    asked by Henry2 on October 12, 2011
  68. English

    What do Poe's letters to John Allan reveal about himself? The self-expression and logic in Poe's letters is also evident in his literature. A: Poe was a wealthy man upon publication of his poetry and short stories B: Poe had a healthy close relationship

    asked by marylyn on July 8, 2017
  69. Arts and Culture

    Can anybody help me with this question? I'm a little confused by what I'm really suppose to do. Thanks. I'm to select two works of art. Then the chosen works must be from the field of visual art, architecture, literature, or music. One piece must be from

    asked by B.B. on February 8, 2009
  70. English

    I was wondering if someone could tell me how I can improve my thesis statement/opening paragraph. I'm writing an essay on hamlet from the perspective of formalism (examining a work of literature's language and structure). Here it is: Formalism is a type of

    asked by Valerie on January 25, 2010
  71. Englsih 10

    Write a paragraph that answers the questions below. Include two supporting details or examples. In the literature of Americas, Kimberly Koza writes by discovering the literature of our neighbors we may also learn about ourselves. Keeping this quote in

    asked by Katherine on August 24, 2017
  72. 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

    asked by me on September 12, 2007
  73. ENGLISH

    6. The following words share a denotative meaning. Which one has a negative connotation? (1 point) confident certain decisive demanding ~ 7. Read the following Chippewa song. Identify its purpose. A loon I thought it was But it was My love's splashing oar.

    asked by Anne on September 24, 2012
  74. English

    24. Your responses include the following to receive the points in parentheses: ~ Respond in one or two paragraphs. Answer is written in complete sentences. Write one or two paragraphs to answer the question below. Include at least two supporting details or

    asked by Riley on October 25, 2018
  75. ELA grade 10

    26. Write a paragraph that answers the questions below. Include at least two supporting details or examples. In “the literature of the Americas,” Kimberly Koza writes; “By discovering the literature of our neighbors, we may also learn about

    asked by Dokkan on August 24, 2017
  76. Art

    Can you please have a look at these sentences, please? 1) This information about the Augustan Age was not asked for in your test. You weren't supposed to introduce the Augustan Age. You should have focused on both Walpole's and Pitt's policy, the rise of a

    asked by Jack on May 23, 2012
  77. English Question about Stereotypes

    Does contemporary literature encourage young readers to look beyond Australian stereotypes? I actually need at least 5 argumentative points on Contemporary literature does not encourage young readers to look beyond Australian stereotypes.

    asked by Rianna on April 25, 2012
  78. English

    Please read and check for any errors.Let me know what I need to change or add. I was debating whether ot not I suppose to underline American Literature Masterpieces.Thank you so much. _______________________________________ Would you be interest in owning

    asked by Angie on April 11, 2011
  79. Literature

    A pschoanalytic approach to the reading of literature views conflict and character of any literary work as a reflection of the needs,emotions,status of mind and subconcious desires of the author.By extension,in literature,this approach tries to explain why

    asked by Eunice on July 9, 2007
  80. adult education

    literature

    asked by Anonymous on December 25, 2008
  81. high school

    what is literature?

    asked by Anonymous on July 3, 2015
  82. english

    what is literature and why do we need literature

    asked by sadie on September 17, 2007
  83. eng vocab: attitude

    i need an example of attitude in literature

    asked by gab on August 30, 2009
  84. Literature

    What are the various definitions of literature?

    asked by Evans on September 14, 2017
  85. literature

    what is pastoral literature?

    asked by chelsea on September 28, 2010
  86. english

    define literature

    asked by emmanuel on February 23, 2015
  87. physical education

    what is a literature review?

    asked by petronia on January 20, 2013
  88. author

    need some help with world literature

    asked by kay on November 30, 2008
  89. literary

    What are "styles" in literature?

    asked by Dylan on March 29, 2009
  90. literature

    i need to know about persia and persian literature...

    asked by klar maesen on November 15, 2007
  91. English

    What is the relationship between literature and place

    asked by Lee on September 19, 2014
  92. English 11 B

    What are some effects of war on literature?

    asked by Brianna on February 28, 2013
  93. English

    Can someone please list the elements of literature?

    asked by Billy on February 26, 2008
  94. ap english

    does anyone know of any reference of gluttony in literature? thanks!

    asked by sara on June 10, 2015
  95. english

    what is the definition of motivation from literature

    asked by jr on November 6, 2012
  96. literature

    how to identify contradictions in literature

    asked by joey on December 12, 2010
  97. English

    Why are marginalized characters used in literature?

    asked by Lauren on April 29, 2011
  98. History

    What are the impact of war on literature?

    asked by Nihwa on June 5, 2016
  99. english

    what is 3 or 4 methods used to write about literature

    asked by LIsa on April 4, 2010
  100. English (MLA Citations)

    I need to cite Beowulf from The Norton Anthology of English Literature, but I'm not sure how, as the author is unknown. Here's the general format for MLA citations given by my teacher: Authors. Title of Piece. Title of Book. Edition. Vol. Editors’ Names.

    asked by Beowulf on February 22, 2012

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