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Most popular English questions.
  1. English

    Which of the following best explains the difference between informative and explanatory text? a. Informative provides readers a sense of why something happens, while explanatory tells the order in which something happened. b.Informative provides a reason

    asked by Olamide on October 26, 2014
  2. 8th grade English/Language Arts

    1.)Why does the author of “Always to Remember” discuss Maya Ying Lin’s background? a.)to show that she experienced hardships b.)to appeal to Chinese-American readers c.)to show its influence on her design d.)to show her disinterest in architecture

    asked by Veronica on October 29, 2014
  3. English

    In “A Sound of Thunder,” Travis’s dialogue with Lesperance reveals how upset he is about Eckels’ having left the path. This is an example of direct characterization.******** indirect characterization.

    asked by Mike on November 2, 2015
  4. English

    My answers are *** The word that are supposed to be in italics are in all capitals. 1.   Choose the answer that best matches the word in italics. When London speaks of Buck METAMORPHISING, he means that Buck lost his appetite. changed into a different

    asked by G on December 17, 2016
  5. English

    (This is from Young Goodman Brown) What can be inferred about the companion's character in lines 8 and 9? "Faith kept me back awhile," replied the young man, with a tremor in his voice, caused by the sudden appearance of his companion, though not wholly

    asked by Cassidy on November 27, 2013
  6. help please english

    1.   Read the definition. Then match it to the correct plot element. the high point, or turning point, in the action of the plot  (1 point) • rising action • climax • falling action • resolution 1    Chris and Taylor have been neighbors for

    asked by abdel1233 on November 3, 2015
  7. English

    Beneatha's hair is a topic of conversation in several of the acts and scenes of A Raisin in the Sun based on your knowledge of her relationships with Joseph Asagai and George Murchison which themes does her hair represent? a. dreams b. Afrocentrism c.

    asked by Jacklyn on October 10, 2016
  8. English - The Red Badge of Courage

    1.Why did the youth enlist? (1 point) He was eager to join the war.***** He was drafted. He wanted to avenge the death of his friend. 2. From what point of view is the story told? (1 point) first-person point of view third-person limited point of view*****

    asked by SkatingDJ on November 4, 2015
  9. English

    1.Identify the underline phrase in the sentences: "Accordong to the letter", the wedding is June 25th. propositional**** participial gerund infinitive 2.Mikayla's homeroom teacher,"Mr.Jones", is very proud of her. participial gerund appositive****

    asked by GummyBears18 on November 15, 2016
  10. English 10

    A Contribution to Statistics" 1.Which of the following words best describes the author's view of humanity in "A Contribution to Statistics"? A. Altruistic B. Optimistic*** C. Pessimistic D. Realistic Read the following lines from the poem "A Contribution

    asked by Ashley on November 17, 2016
  11. English

    What is the authors main purpose in "Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall"? A. She wants to persuade readers to stop pollution. B. She wants to inform readers of scientific facts about autumn leaves. C. She wants to explain the origin of macabre fall

    asked by carry on on September 13, 2018
  12. English

    10. In “Orphans Give Indian Couple Will to Live,” the Paramesvarans are offended by the term orphans because a. they feel they are now the parents to these children*** b. the government will not let the children be adopted by them c. Mr. Paramesvaran

    asked by Kaai97 on October 26, 2015
  13. English

    Which theme do the poem "Harlem" and the play A Raisin in the Sun share? Aspirations Pride Afrocentrism Gender Discrimination*

    asked by Yoonmin on November 27, 2017
  14. English

    I am stuck on these two questions(can you check #1 one over for me?)! For the poem Annabel Lee; 1. What romanticized explanation does the speaker give for the death of his love, Annabel Lee? He tells us that angels from heaven were jealous of their love

    asked by Wendy on May 25, 2015
  15. English

    Can you help me with Final check:Money problems. My neighbor or, Martha ran into the house crying and angry. "My car has been stolen!she gasped.

    asked by Jackie Barlow on June 6, 2016
  16. English Check

    My Answer: 1. Venture 2. calamity 3. turmoil 4. Flagrant 5. comprehensive 6. rehabilitate 7. fluctuate 8.ponder 9.persevere 10. Conventional We tried to stop Anna from jumping, but her 1)___ disregard of our warnings led to a 2)__ that would change her

    asked by ME on September 14, 2011
  17. English

    In the story "A Contribution to Statistics" 1.) Which of the following words best describes the author's view of humanity? a.) altruistic b.) optimistic c.) pessimistic d.) realistic my answer is a

    asked by Steve on October 29, 2015
  18. english

    What does the author achieve by mixing exact and approximate numbers in "A Contribution to Statistics?"

    asked by ilovegot7 on December 12, 2016
  19. English

    Please check my answers! This story was pretty confusing to me. 1. The purpose of the anecdotes in "The Last Judgment" about each person Kugler has known serve most to A. generate sympathy for Kugler B. Add characters to the story C. Help the judges make

    asked by Anonymous on November 18, 2015
  20. english

    1.  Choose the answer that best matches the word in italics. Use context clues to determine the meaning of the word, if necessary. The decorations were reminiscent of autumn leaves. (1 point) leftovers made reminders symbolic

    asked by Aalyah on November 1, 2016
  21. English

    Identify the incorrectly punctuated sentence. A: Reaching for the lightbulb. Greg fell off the stepladder. B: Thinking he might be hurt Robert ran in to help.*** C: Changing a lightbulb is not difficult. D: Holding the stepladder, Robert watched Greg try

    asked by Marylyn on March 7, 2017
  22. English check please I've corrected it again

    . Dispatch 2. Orient 3. Enigma 4. Discern 5. Enhance 6. Attribute 7. Nocturnal 8. Exemplify 9. Mobile 10. Attest Animals Possess sensory powers that humans lack. Homing pigeons fly with great speed and accuracy when 1)___(e)d with messages to faraway

    asked by ME on September 14, 2011
  23. English grammar

    I need to identify the subject, verb, and any complements (direct object, indirect object, subject complement, objective complement) and the prepositional phrases of the following sentances. I thought i had them more or less right but when i turned them in

    asked by Eddie on July 5, 2011
  24. English

    Write a debate on the topic;Boys should not help in the kitchen.Speak for or against the motion.

    asked by Vanessa on August 14, 2012
  25. English; conmas

    Where should commas be placed? Combine flour shortening pecans and cold water to make a tasty pie crust.

    asked by Mandy on November 17, 2011
  26. English

    Help correct my work? Which of the following sentences from The Forbidden Fruit does not contain an example of hyperbole? "The ban provoked hot dreams and icy abstinence." "The smell of fried pork made me faint." "I would loiter for hours in front of the

    asked by Anonymous on December 1, 2015
  27. English

    1. In the Red Badge of Courage, for what exploit was the youth praised by the colonel? for carrying the flag for getting the enemy's flag for rallying the men to fight*** 2. In The Red Badge of Courage, the description of Wilson changes from what to what?

    asked by Eagle Man on October 18, 2016
  28. english

    What does the author achieve by mixing exact and approximate numbers in "A Contribution to Statistics?"

    asked by cassie on April 25, 2016
  29. English check please help me out

    My answers: 1. Suffice 2. Sinister 3. Intricate 4. Incoherent 5. Implausible 6. Degenerate 7. Intercede 8. Sanctuary 9. Vulnerable 10. Scrutiny One summer, Nan worked in a factory with an employee who had recently arrived from France, a soft spoken young

    asked by ME on October 6, 2011
  30. english

    this check my answer Words: Deterrent, implication, inequity, infirmity, infringe, innovation, revitalize, sparse, subjective, succinct, 1- 2 When the candidate for mayor saw the sparse turnout for his speech, he knew he had to do something to revitalize

    asked by jae on August 31, 2010
  31. English

    Which of these is the best summary of this passage? A. Silent sympathy is nicer than it sounds. It is when a person just shows a little extra love without saying over and over how sorry he or she is. B. Roberta is a nice girl. She tries her hardest to make

    asked by baby on October 30, 2018
  32. English

    Multiple Choice Choose the meaning of the bold word in each passage. 1. The MAGNITUDE of the disaster is hard to imagine. (1 point) size*** pain debris effect 2. The EPICENTER of the 9.0 magnitude quake was under the Indian Ocean near the west coast of the

    asked by Moomilk on October 17, 2017
  33. english

    Part I of "Alone" can best be identified as an example of a a) ballad. b) sonnet. c) lyric poem. d) narrative. All of the following lines from "Alone" contain examples of alliteration except a) “like a boy in a playground surrounded by enemies.” b)

    asked by cassie on May 13, 2016
  34. English

    Identify the sentence for questions 16-18 that contains NO errors in punctuation or use of italics. 16. A.) Catherine asked, "Where are you going"? B.) "We're going to volunteer ate the animal shelter," said Dan, "Do you want to come?" C.) "Do they have

    asked by Cassie on November 12, 2013
  35. English 11

    Check my answers please! 1. Which of the following statements about American Romanticism is nottrue? (1 point) Romanticism in American literature stemmed from Romanticism in British literature.*** Romanticism valued imagination and emotion over reason and

    asked by Rach on September 25, 2015
  36. english/CHECK

    My answers 1) Assail 2)Banal 3)mercenary 4)allusion 5)Taint 6) appease 7)Arbitrary 8)syndrome 9)altruistic 10)euphemism MY OLDER BROTHERS MARK HAS NO LUCK WITH WOMEN, HE GOES INTO ONE OF TWO STYLES OF CONVERSATION. THE FIRST IS TO (1) TAINT HER WITH A

    asked by jae on September 1, 2010
  37. 8th grade English; Trouble with Television

    The Trouble with Television Robert MacNeil It is difficult to escape the influence of television. If you fit the statistical averages, by the age of 20 you will have been exposed to at least 20,000 hours of television. You can add 10,000 hours for each

    asked by Yvonne on November 14, 2014
  38. english

    3. In “The Pigman & Me,” the author creates a mood of suspense by focusing most of the action around a fight between two boys at school. a tree cut almost to its heart. Nonno Frankie’s advice to Paul. concerns about how a girl will react.

    asked by robert on November 17, 2014
  39. English

    Okayy Im really stuck on this one, Im usually good at analyzing and figuring out what a poem means. But not this one... QUESTION: What does the author achieve by mixing exact and approximate numbers in "A Contribution to Statistics?" A CONTRIBUTION TO

    asked by mstv on November 28, 2015
  40. English

    Which accurately describes the experience of gold seeker traveling to the Klondike? a. most gold seekers travel the whole distance by water b. about half of the gold seekers complete the journey to the Klondike*** c. all gold seeker were aided by the

    asked by Kaai97 on October 28, 2015
  41. english

    12. which of the following describes the reactions of government leaders to the second traveler in lines 15 and 16 inhospitable friendly dismissive supportive

    asked by cali on October 31, 2013
  42. english please

    Based on the characterization of the Wife of Bath, what do you think was Chaucer’s view of women and women’s roles?

    asked by jabba on February 2, 2018
  43. English

    In "First Confession," Gran is best described as a A) flat character. B) round character. C) stock character. D) antagonist. In "First Confession," all of the following situations contribute to the humor created in the story by transforming a familiar

    asked by Beth on January 12, 2014
  44. ELA (English)

    And yet, Linenger recovered quickly. in fact, almost two dozen astronauts have lived in space for more than six months, and four have stayed in orbit for more than a year. These men and women faced the discomfort of weightlessness and overcame them and

    asked by Polar bear (Ice bear) on November 15, 2017
  45. English

    I have a few questions. It was a long assignment and most of the questions were easy but a few I'm nervous about. Short story "The Olympic Swimmer" Who will be the winner bold? Athletes from both far and near Train and strain to be the best. But who will

    asked by Anon on December 7, 2015
  46. english

    In the following sentence, what word does the participle phrase modify? Everyone in the annex heard her screaming loudly -Everyone -Annex -Heard -Her** Which sentence contains are participle phrase? -She wants so spend time writing. -Her job is giving the

    asked by mayaaa on April 27, 2015
  47. English

    The title “Two Kinds” refers to the statement by Jing-mei’s mother that there are only two kinds of daughters: “Those who are obedient and those who follow their own mind.”  At the end of the story, Jing-mei puts the title in a different light

    asked by la on September 28, 2018
  48. english

    21. identify the appropriate punctuation for the underlined word or phrase In High School, I enjoyed reading (The Catcher in the Rye)

    asked by john on October 25, 2016
  49. english

    explain the process by which Hrothgar wins power and fame.

    asked by qumeria on October 12, 2010
  50. English Check please

    The High School Step Team Karla’s cousin Jade urged her to join the step team. “This afternoon you should definitely try out!” Jade suggested after the final bell rang. “I know she wants the best for me,” Karla thought to herself, “but I’m

    asked by sammy on October 26, 2015
  51. English

    "Dat Buck for sure learn queek as anyt'ing" is an example of what? a. dialect*** b. exposition c. point of view d. theme

    asked by Kaai97 on November 20, 2015
  52. English

    Identify the word or phrase that should be in italics. 1.) Riding the Orient Express toward Istanbul, Tom read the novels of Mark Twain. A.) Orient Express B.) Istanbul C.) Mark Twain D.) none 2.) He felt like a character in a Steven Spielberg movie as he

    asked by Cassie on November 11, 2013
  53. English

    Choose the meaning of the bolded vocabulary word in each passage in the next six questions. I can't bold them so the word will be in caps. Check my answers * = My answer 1. "Once, the listener fancied that he could DISTINGUISH the accent of town's people

    asked by Sarah on November 3, 2016
  54. English L.A.

    Which of the following best describes an expository essay? a. An essay that uses casual, conversational language. b. An essay that tells a story about a real-life experience. c. An essay that explains an idea by breaking it down. d. An essay that uses

    asked by Dani on October 6, 2016
  55. English

    Choose the answer that best matches the word "transient." A camp could be described as transient because it is a. sheltered b. temporary*** c. flimsy d. insular Just checking my work:) *** - My Answer Thanks, Kaai97

    asked by Kaai97 on November 19, 2015
  56. English

    Complete one of the following essay prompts. I have Prompt A, just need help with B. Prompt A: Compare and contrast the topics and themes of writers from the Americas and European writers. Include specific examples to support your statements. Prompt B:

    asked by Connexus on September 28, 2018
  57. english 10

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

    asked by Anonymous on November 4, 2014
  58. English

    I’m supposed to write an essay where I analyze the importance of plot events and characters actions up the development of a story’s theme. I chose Raymond’s run i am not sure what the theme is. I’m also not sure how the character’s actions would

    asked by Becki! on October 19, 2018
  59. english

    Middle Ages 2 Questions PLEASE HELP In what way is the character of Sir Gawain different from other epic heroes such as Beowulf? What is ironic in the words used by the narrator to describe the Summoner in “The Prologue” to The Canterbury Tales?

    asked by mara on February 2, 2018
  60. please check my english

    3. In "The Destructors," which of the following best describes how Blackie feels about T's new role as gang leader? (1 point) resentful curiosity skeptical obedience unwavering support overwhelming resignation 4. Which of the following quotes from "The

    asked by stacey on October 13, 2014
  61. english

    What does the author achieve by mixing exact and approximate numbers in "A Contribution to Statistics?" can someone explain what they want me to write I'm stuck.

    asked by cassie on April 26, 2016
  62. English

    True/False Drunkards and prostitutes inspired Whitman's poetry.

    asked by Cassidy on November 3, 2013
  63. English

    true or false: Shakespeare followed the Elizabethan structure of a four act play. A) True B) False***

    asked by Kaai97 on March 10, 2016
  64. english

    1. What about Thoreau’s night in jail made him angry? (1 point) The fact that his stay in prison was too short to make a point. The interference with his protest. The uncomfortable accommodations. 2. Why do the playwrights refer to their protagonist as

    asked by jamie on November 7, 2012
  65. English

    What does the author achieve by mixing exact and approximate numbers in "A Contribution to Statistics?"

    asked by Tyson on November 16, 2016
  66. English 12th grade

    In "The Pardoner's Tale," how does the Pardoner use his story to accumulate wealth for himself? What does this say about him?

    asked by Jamessss on November 3, 2014
  67. English

    write an essay in which you analyze the importance of plot event and characters actions to the development of the story theme. Note that your essay should focus on the theme first and discuss plot and characters in relation to that theme. Review and

    asked by Lacie on October 26, 2015
  68. English

    Hi, I am trying to write an expository and I was wondering, Can you help me out with some examples? To be more specif Alexander the great expository essay. Can you help me out with examples? That would be great!

    asked by Kya on November 1, 2018
  69. English

    1. A place that has experienced a cataclysm has a. diminished in size b. grown green and lush c. suffered violent change *** d. begun to give off rays of light 2. In which of the following sentences is the word conceivable used correctly? a. Your goal of

    asked by JK on October 30, 2018
  70. English - The Red Badge of Courage

    In The Red Badge of Courage, when Henry wakes up in camp the day after fighting, why does he first think he is in a charnel place? The sleeping men around him look dead. The smoke from the campfire smells like burning meat. The noise from the front and the

    asked by SkatingDJ on November 5, 2015
  71. english

    In "A Day's Wait," how can the father's reaction to his son's concern best be described?

    asked by Mister Max on April 21, 2018
  72. English

    Choose the answer that best matches the word "metamorphosing." When London speaks of Buck metamorphosing, he means that Buck a. lost his appetite b. changed into a different kind of dog*** c. dominated the sled dog team d. returned to his homeland Just

    asked by Kaai97 on November 19, 2015
  73. English

    With which of these statements does the crone in "The Wife of Bath’s Tale" save the life of the knight? • “A woman wants… sovereignty/Over her husband as over her lover…” • "It's little wonder if I twist and wallow!/God that my heart would

    asked by Steve on September 17, 2017
  74. English

    what princible part of the verb to teach is taught. past past particible. i do not know the difference. please help

    asked by BLA BLA on November 1, 2018
  75. English

    Choose the function of the italicized infinitive phrase. 1.May I have permission to use the car tonight? 2.He went to Europe to study architecture. 3.I want to go with you to the store. 4.Can you give me a place to put my things? 5.To help you is my

    asked by Annie on November 4, 2013
  76. English

    1. When MacNeil asks, "When before human history has so much humanity collectivity surrendered so much of its leisure to one toy, one mass diversion?" What is this persuasive technique called? A. repetition B. Generalization C. a rhetorical question D. a

    asked by [._.] on November 21, 2015
  77. english

    1. What does Al Gore, author of An Inconvenient Truth, demonstrate about the level of at atmospheric carbon dioxide levels? A. Each year, the CO2 level rises and then falls. Over the past 50 years, it has steadily increased. B. Each year, the CO2 level

    asked by Halie on September 23, 2015
  78. English

    1. Why would you do research to prepare for a personal comparison and contrast essay? A. To find additional examples to support you main idea. B. To find people to interview from your family. C.To find references for your essay. D. To evaluate websites. 2.

    asked by HELPPME on November 1, 2016
  79. English

    In the Night The Bed Fell, what is the father's reaction to the scene he discovers when he opens the attic door? He is ready to chase a burglar He's worried someone's been hurt He wants to know what's happened He's glad that everyone's all right My answer

    asked by LaLa on September 19, 2016
  80. English

    What does this Mean? This question asks about your Independent Reading selection. You may use your reading selection to help you answer the question. Compare and contrast your Independent Reading selection with one or two other selections you have read in

    asked by Spartan on September 25, 2017
  81. English

    Why does the author of “Always to Remember” discuss Maya Ying Lin’s background? A. to show that she experienced hardships B. to appeal to Chinese-American readers C. to show its influence on her design D. to show her disinterest in architecture

    asked by Anonymous on October 29, 2018
  82. English

    What does Asimov predict will happen to earth in billions of years? a. it will be burned up by the sun b. its population will increase c. it will shrink slightly in size d. it will change position in the galaxy*****

    asked by Ms. Sue?! please help on November 18, 2015
  83. english

    In the story Call of the Wild.Why did "Black" Burton punch John Thorton?

    asked by paul white on November 16, 2010
  84. English

    1. In “The Deadliest Tsunami in History,” the cause of the Indian Ocean tsunami was a. a rupture in the Burma plate*** b. an unintended explosion in Japan c. a tornado off the coast of Sumatra d. mass animal migrations to the North 2. In “The

    asked by Kaai97 on October 26, 2015
  85. English

    "My Brother's Keeper" by Jay Bennett The author of “My Brother’s Keeper” emphasizes Jamie’s conflict by describing the car accident in detail. detailing Jamie’s physical appearance and good grades. flashing back to earlier events with his brother

    asked by SkatingDJ on October 18, 2015
  86. English

    What belief does Whitman share with Ralph Waldo Emerson and other transcendentalists? A) We should live our lives well to achieve everlasting happiness. B) Man learns his most important lessons and insights in the present, through direct experience. If I

    asked by John on January 9, 2015
  87. English

    Describe one of the strongest literary images (not a picture or drawing from the reading) you encountered from any of the following literature: • from Of Wolves and Men by Barry Holstun Lopez • from “An Inconvenient Truth” by Al Gore • "The

    asked by Sav on October 13, 2017
  88. English

    Whitman's poetry reflects a romantic view of nature. A.True B. False

    asked by Glen on October 29, 2011
  89. 8th grade; English

    Which of the following best explains the difference between informative and explanatory text? a. Informative provides readers a sense of why something happens, while explanatory tells the order in which something happened. b.Informative provides a reason

    asked by Amarachi on October 26, 2014
  90. English

    When buck joins the wolfpack after thornton's death, it is part of which plot element in the call of the wild? A. conflict B. exposition C. resolution D. rising action A. is my best answer

    asked by Leslie on October 30, 2016
  91. English Check my answers please

    1. In “Raymond’s Run,” which detail supports the prediction that Squeaky will not let Gretchen win the race? (1 point) I put * marks by ones I thought Squeaky is insulted when Mr. Pearson suggests she give someone else “a break” this year.

    asked by billy on September 2, 2014
  92. English

    Which of these lines from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight(most) clearly exemplifies the medieval ideal of chivalry? A:"Sober and thoughtful her stood there and stroked his beard and with patience like a priest's he pulled down his collar. B:"And then,

    asked by marylyn on October 24, 2017
  93. English

    I heard that the book is set to release soon. Identify the noun clause.... I heard I heard that the book that the book that the book is set to release soon I think it is D..that the book is set to release soon???..yes?

    asked by Deborah on November 5, 2012
  94. English

    In Call of the Wild, when John Thornton threatens against Hal against beating Buck any further, the conflict can best be described as a. man vs. man*** b. man vs. himself c. man vs. nature d. man vs. society

    asked by Kaai97 on November 19, 2015
  95. English check please help me out

    My answers: 1. Venture 2. Calamity 3. Rehabilitate 4. Persevere 5. Conventional 6. Flagrant 7. Ponder 8. Comprehensive 9. Fluctuate 10. Turmoil 1-2 The time my cousin (e)d skydiving, the result was a ___. Her parachute didn't open, and she was injured so

    asked by ME on September 14, 2011
  96. English 1

    Can someone please check these. I answered what I thought was right; therefore, I did not know three of them which are 16, 17, and 19. 6. Compare and contrast the poem “Mexicans Begin Jogging” and the story “Delfino II: Diez in the Desert.” a. Both

    asked by Blair on November 24, 2015
  97. English

    Identify the incorrectly punctuated sentence. a. Daniel received two, expensive parking tickets.*** b. He drives his father's big new car. c. Daniel has dark brown hair. d. He also has a bright, cheerful smile.

    asked by Kaai97 on December 10, 2015
  98. English

    1. Why do the authors of “Lob’s Girl” and “Jeremiah’s Song” use flashbacks? (1 point) to remind readers of what they have already learned in the story to show how one story event causes another story event**** to suggest what might happen after

    asked by CONNEXUS STUDENTS on September 18, 2018
  99. english

    Shortly before the Russian Revolution, an eccentric man named Rasputin became ______as the "mad monk." Because he dressed like a peasant, drank heavily, and rarely bathed, the nobility often felt ____during their encounters” with him at the palace. Yet

    asked by brad on December 4, 2012
  100. English LA 9TH

    15. In “The Deadliest Tsunami in History,” the cause of the Indian Ocean tsunami was (1 point) a rupture in the Burma plate. an unintended explosion in Japan. a tornado off the coast of Sumatra. mass animal migrations to the North. 16. In “The

    asked by XenaGonzalez on October 26, 2015