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  1. English

    Need some advice! What to do the with the class for the first time? I don't know the class and they don't know me. They are not children. The youngest person is 20 and the oldest around 35-40- There are 10 of them in the group and they are learning English

    asked by tee on February 27, 2011
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    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
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    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
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    1.) Which of the following excerpts from Orpheus and Eurydice is an example of hyperbole? a.) ...even the ice-hard heart of Hades melted b.) ...the music he played tore at the hearts of everyone who followed. c.) ...Persephone, her face veiled by the

    asked by Ello mates on January 29, 2016
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    help and check please . If got wrong help please. My answers have * by it Choose the meaning of the bold words in questions 1-6 1. Men hold me/ FORMIDABLE for GUILE in peace and war: / this fame has gone abroad to the sky’s rim. (from the Odyssey, Part

    asked by Hi on January 24, 2016
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    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

    asked by Anonymous on December 8, 2014
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    Identify the structure used in each of the sentences below. 1. The hamburger came from Hamburg, Germany, and the hot dog came from Frankfurt. simple compound complex compound-complex 2. The idea of placing meat on a bun, however, came from the United

    asked by Fate on December 28, 2012
  8. 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
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    9. What personality trait does Odysseus reveal when he devises a plan to listen to the Sirens' song and yet escape destruction? (1 point) irritability loyalty curiosity generosity10. Read the following passage from the Odyssey: Tell me, where was it, now,

    asked by love on February 5, 2014
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. english

    1. In the first line from "O Captain! My Captain!" what does "our fearful trip"refer to? (1 point) the Civil War the battle at Antietam Creek the presidency Lincoln's life

    asked by PLZ... CHECK MY WOK~English on February 20, 2015
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. English

    After which type of assessment will you be asked to set goals for yourself?

    asked by Andrea on January 5, 2017
  16. 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
  17. English

    24. Choose two of the following essay prompts. Respond to each in a paragraph. Write your answer in complete sentences. (10 pts each) 1. In both "Marriage Is a Private Affair" and "A Meeting in the Dark," young me fret that their fathers will disapprove of

    asked by bkla on December 4, 2015
  18. English

    What is thr Literary Technique Used in the story I keesh

    asked by Pein on November 23, 2017
  19. English

    Read the following sentences adapted from p. 129 of The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963. The boys got into bed. Byron was up in his top bunk and Kenny was down in the bottom. Kenny was so excited that he was talking a mile a minute-although he realized that

    asked by Rose on January 4, 2018
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    What is the effect of the epic simile in lines 118-131 of the excerpt from the Odyssey, Part II? Sometimes in farmyards when the cows return well-fed from the pasture to the barn, one sees the pens give way before the calves in tumult, breaking through to

    asked by Kaai97 on February 12, 2016
  21. English

    Which of the following words best describes the political climate of Curacao in the early 1940s? A. alarmed B. discouraged * C. hopeful * D. tense I think the answer is either B or C

    asked by Lilly on December 19, 2016
  22. English

    Identify the pronouns in each sentence. Then decide if each is nominative (N), objective (O), or possessive (P). 1. Why wasn't he invited to Anila's party? 2. I hope Anila left me directions to her house. 3. My sister will pick us up after Anila's party.

    asked by Sarah Perez on October 10, 2010
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    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 11, 2013
  24. 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
  25. 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 3, 2012
  26. 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 5, 2016
  27. English

    William Wordsworth’s poems “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey,” “The World is Too Much with Us,” and “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.” How are these poems representative of the Romantic Period? I don't understand this question. Any

    asked by Danniel on February 24, 2013
  28. English

    Choose a selection from the crossing borders unit. Write a short explanation of how one of the individuals in this selection is affected by a border crossing. Use specific examples or details to support your answer.

    asked by Cloud on November 18, 2016
  29. 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
  30. English

    Comparing Types of Description 1) In "The Road Not Taken," the description of the wood as yellow :Tells us the wood is very young, not yet full grown. :Makes the setting seem churchlike. :Tells us the scene is taking place in noon. :Helps us see the scene

    asked by TheLOUDEST_0430 on February 18, 2015
  31. english

    what roles are played by the female characters you encountered in this unit? describe some of these females characters, their traits, and the roles they played within the selections you read, especially considering that all of those selections had male

    asked by anne on December 19, 2017
  32. 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 30, 2010
  33. English

    What images does Langston Hughes use in his poem “Harlem II”? a. raisins in the sun b. festering sores c. stinky, rotten meat d. all of the above***

    asked by Kaai97 on January 19, 2016
  34. English

    9. Read these line, from The Passionate Shepherd to his love. "The country swains shall dance and sing/For they delight each May morning.?If these delights thy mind may move,/Then live with me, and be my love." What sort of life is the shepherd offering

    asked by Helen on December 17, 2013
  35. English

    What is Robert MacNeil's main point in "The Trouble With Television"? A. News should not be shown on television. B. Commercials are modern art forms. C. People should watch less television. D. There should be more long television shows.

    asked by Anonymous on October 30, 2018
  36. English

    In the story Sunjata... Why do the sorceresses agree to kill Sunjata? A.Sunjata declined his father's cows. B.Sunjata had befriended Jelimusoni Tunku Manyan Diawara. C.Dankaran Tuman's offer was better than Sunjata's. D.Dankaran Tuman had promised them a

    asked by Deborah on November 14, 2012
  37. 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
  38. English

    Mexicans Begin Jogging by Gary Soto The tone of "Mexicans Begin Jogging" might be described as a. bitter b. defeated c. eerie d. triumphant I think it is d but I'm not 100% sure

    asked by Anonymous on December 17, 2015
  39. english

    Select the correct form of the pronoun in parentheses: 1.(Who, Whom) was the first president of the United States? 2.There are few Americans (who, whom)could not answer that question. 3.George Washington, (who, whom) is known as "the father of his

    asked by jas on January 13, 2016
  40. 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
  41. English

    Choose the meaning of "delirium" ...those were pterodactyls soaring with cavernous gray wings, gigantic bats of delirium and night fever. ("A Sound of Thunder") a. blindness b. crazed thoughts*** c. hunger d. spellbound

    asked by Kaai97 on December 9, 2015
  42. English

    1.) Choose the term that best describes the type of sentence shown. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. a.) Simple. b.) Complex c.) Compound d.) Compound complex B 2.) Chose the term that describes the type of sentence shown. John was late to dinner and

    asked by Help! on January 13, 2016
  43. English

    The suggestion that Jim run for student body president was greeted with enthusiasm. (with enthusiasm is underlined) a. adverb phrase*** b. adjective c. apositive phrase d. gerund phrase

    asked by Anonymous on December 19, 2017
  44. English

    Please please please check my answers and explain to me why they are right or wrong!!! 24.) Choose the correct voice of the underlined verb. (1 point) The pitcher THREW the ball to the catcher. a.) active** b.) passive 25.) Choose the correct voice of the

    asked by Emmy on January 29, 2017
  45. English

    Read the following sentences from the story "Loyalties." I was twelve years old at the time. One afternoon my father came rushing home earlier than usual. "Wife," he shouted to my mother who was out the back preparing food; "wife, have you not heard the

    asked by Fading on January 18, 2017
  46. English

    Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire; Hands, that the rod of empire might have swayed, Or waked to ecstasy the living lyre. 1:Who is Gray pondering with these lines? A:people who rose from poverty to become

    asked by Anonymous on January 24, 2018
  47. English

    1. All of the following quotes from "The Swimming Contest" are intended to foreshadow the future conflict between the narrator and Abdul-Karim EXCEPT A. "But it's not true that we're driving the Arabs out. We are out for peace, not war."***** B.

    asked by Samantha on May 12, 2017
  48. English

    Choose a selection from the crossing borders unit. Write a short explanation of how one of the individuals in this selection is affected by a border crossing. Use specific examples or details to support your answer. I picked the story "Delfino II: Diez In

    asked by Ariana on December 16, 2016
  49. 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 26, 2013
  50. 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
  51. English

    In "A Meeting in the Dark," the motif of the lion-demon most likely represents A. Being trapped between two worlds B. self-hate C. the foolishness of old age D. Christian values I am super confused about this!! I am going between A and D because the whole

    asked by Dresden on December 19, 2016
  52. English

    1. Read the following passage from "The Women's Baths." "I have never known my grandmother to be so generous and open-handed as on the day which we spent at the market baths. She was pleased and proud as she listened to the blessings called down on her by

    asked by GummyBears18 on February 13, 2017
  53. 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
  54. English

    Please check my answers, they are marked with** 1. In the play Crossroads: A Sad Vaudeville, the use of stage directions better helps the reader to observe the movements of a character. envision inside the mind of a character. understand how a character

    asked by 123 on September 30, 2016
  55. english

    38. Which of the following sentences contains a helping verb? (1 point) Eduardo looked in the basement, but the puppy wasn’t there. Sakkom hung wind chimes because she loves the sound. Roger has never performed a solo in his life. The leader of the troop

    asked by Lisa on January 11, 2012
  56. English

    2. "Seven years thou wert lent to me, and I thee pay./Exacted by thy fate, on the just day." Which of these is nearest in meaning to the word exacted, as it is used in the passage above? A. Requested and received B. denied and rejected C. Demanded and

    asked by Warren on December 10, 2014
  57. English

    PLEASE HELP!!! I'm really confused about these question from Romeo and Juliet... I marked the answers that I "think" are right but I'm not sure. Please tell me which ones i got wrong and the correct answer!?!?! 1. Why doesn’t Juliet want to marry Paris?

    asked by Becca on March 15, 2016
  58. English

    CHECK MY ANSWERS, I NEED to 100% 1. Choose the word that best defines the italicized word. The rescue workers discovered the dog (cowering) in the closet. A - barking B - cringing (my answer) C - dying D - sleeping 2. Read these lines from Robert Burn’s

    asked by Keith on February 12, 2018
  59. English

    Which line best states the theme of John Donne's Holy Sonnet 10? A. "and soonest our best men with thee do go" B. "Death be not proud, though some have called me" C. "Death be not proud, though some have called thee..." D. ".. And doest with poison, war,

    asked by Steve on October 28, 2017
  60. English

    Hi. :) What do the speakers of Sir Thomas Wyatt's "Whoso List to Hunt" and Edmund Spenser's "Sonnet 30" have in common? How are they different?

    asked by Jay on January 7, 2013
  61. english

    I woul like to review my essay please? Post it. Can you please help me write that essay" A way to decrease your chance of becoming a victim of random ciolence". Hmmm. You have an assignment to write an essay, a teacher offers to review your essay, and you

    asked by louise on November 30, 2006
  62. English

    --The Watsons go to Birmingham- 1. Which of the following passages from the novel most accurately reflects the political climate of the United States in the early sixties? A. Let's see, where was the 'Coloreds only' bathroom downtown? B. Bright in the spot

    asked by Bob on January 6, 2017
  63. 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
  64. English

    "I looked upon the scene before me—upon the mere house, and the simple landscape features of the domain—upon the bleak walls—upon the vacant eyelike windows—upon a few rank sedges—and upon a few white trunks of decayed trees—with an utter

    asked by Anonymous on December 17, 2013
  65. English

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

    asked by Kaai97 on March 9, 2016
  66. english

    Question: 2 of 5: Which topic would a writer be least likely to ask a peer reviewer to comment on?Select one of the options below as your answer:A. use of subordinate clauses within the essay B. personal experiences used to support a pointC. how the body

    asked by karli on August 21, 2013
  67. English

    When did home video game systems first become very popular? -in the late 1960s - in the mid-1970s*** - in the early 1990s

    asked by Kaai97 on November 23, 2015
  68. English

    "But we by love, so much refined,/That ourselves know not what it is./Interassured of the mind./Care less eyes,lips, and hands to miss." Which best restates the paradox that Donne sets forth in these lines? A:Most people do not love their spouses

    asked by Anonymous on January 3, 2018
  69. English

    select the correct form of the possessive for the bolded word(s). with MS.SMITH assistance, we learned to paddle a cone. *Ms Smith's Ms Smiths's Ms Smitheses' Ms Smiths After several HOURS worth of work, she finished the project. hour's *hours' hours's

    asked by Anonymous on December 17, 2013
  70. English

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

    asked by Anonymous on October 31, 2018
  71. English

    I have to write a research proposal for english! Here is what's written: Review your final research proposal draft one last time. Make sure that your topic focuses on some cultural aspect of one of the countries (Turkey, Armenia, Iraq, India, or Sri

    asked by Gina on May 19, 2017
  72. English

    1. What state of mind is not associated with theater of the absurd? ~anxiety ~contentment ~wonder 2. Which of the following words is the best synonym for effrontery? ~confidence ~obedience ~shame 3. In "The Importance of Being Earnest,"how does Algernon

    asked by Becky on May 16, 2016
  73. english

    which of the following is an example of an adverbial clause fragment? 1.Wherever there is a chance for a fabulous meal,2. who described the book as a compelling masterpiece or 3.that the poet choose words carefuly to convey a particular tone. I think it is

    asked by ron on December 3, 2011
  74. 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
  75. english

    Use at least five adverbs and five adjectives to write a 150- to 300-word review of a movie, sporting event, musical performance, or television show. · Bold each adverb. · Underline each adjective. · Compare the event to one or more similar events. When

    asked by dazzy on September 15, 2010
  76. english

    HELP PLEASE!!?? Use at least five adverbs and five adjectives to write a brief review of a movie, sporting event, musical performance, or television show. Bold each adverb. Underline each adjective. Compare the event to one or more similar events. When

    asked by smb on September 8, 2010
  77. english

    write a review of a performance . the performance can be either a production or a film

    asked by amanda on January 12, 2010
  78. english

    asking questions and drawing conclusions will dowhich of the following: a-help you stay alert b-engage you in active listening c-help you remember information d-all of the above

    asked by rope on July 14, 2013
  79. English

    Which word is most opposite in meaning to tenacious? A. strong B. plentiful C. weak D. scarce

    asked by Anonymous on November 5, 2018
  80. English

    Which line "best" states the theme of John Donne's Holy Sonnet 10? A:Rest of bones,and soul's delivery B:"Die not, poor Death, nor yet canst thou kill me."*** C:"Thou art slave to fate, chance, kings, and desperate men." D: And doest with poison, war, and

    asked by Anonymous on January 3, 2018
  81. English

    1. The sound device in which vowel sounds of nearby words are repeated is called (1 point) alliteration assonance consonance onomatopoeia 2. The word wail is an example of (1 point) alliteration assonance consonance onomatopoeia 3. In “The Rime of the

    asked by boo on January 18, 2017
  82. English

    Topic:Write a review of a film you've seen. Convince your audience of your well-reasoned opinion. Based on the television series characters created by Ross Bagdasarian, the film Alvin and the Chipmunks may have a cheesy, predictable plotline, but the three

    asked by Adams on June 24, 2008
  83. English

    Spring is like a perhaps hand (which comes carefully out of Nowhere) arranging a window, into which people look (while people stare arranging and changing placing carefully there a strange thing and a known thing here) and changing everything carefully

    asked by Kaai97 on January 28, 2016
  84. English

    Topic: Write a review on a film you've seen. Based on the television series characters created by Ross Bagdasarian, the film Alvin and the Chipmunks may have a cheesy, predictable plotline, but the three furry animals make for a wonderful family comedy

    asked by Adams on June 24, 2008
  85. english

    asking help for a reading report

    asked by jeian on October 3, 2008
  86. english

    Use at least five adverbs and five adjectives to write a brief review of a movie, sporting event, musical performance, or television show. · Bold each adverb. · Underline each adjective. · Compare the event to one or more similar events. When comparing,

    asked by mike on August 14, 2011
  87. English

    Which of these excerpts from Ben Jonson's "Song: To Celia" compares love to intoxication? A. "But thou thereon didst only breathe/And sent'st it back to me." B. "... As giving it a hope, that there/It could not withered be." C. "The thirst that from a soul

    asked by Steve on October 28, 2017
  88. English

    Which of the following graphics would add the most relevant information to "The deadliest Tsunami in History"? a. a graph showing depth of the sea floor at several affected locations b. a photograph of a man who escaped to high ground c. an illustration

    asked by Kaai97 on January 28, 2016
  89. English

    1. Forgetting her homework and her books. A. Phrase fragment, B. Dangling modifier. C. Run-on sentence. D. Misplaced modifer. 2. Choose the term that describes the underlined phrase. The storm (which was a Category 3 hurrican), damaged the beaches along

    asked by Mckenna on December 18, 2015
  90. 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
  91. 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
  92. English

    choices...curtail,devastate,digress,incentive,incorporate,indispensable,intermittent,rigor,squander,succumb here is the sentences: 1,2:Duane feels he ____(e)d too many years in inactivity, so now he welcomes the _______s of an exercise program. 3,4. The

    asked by amanda on February 18, 2013
  93. English

    Which of the following topics is the clearest example of the informative purpose? A. a short essay describing a recent trip to New Zealand*** B. a eulogy for a deceased friend C. a glowing movie review D. a dialogue between two char

    asked by Kaai97 on January 27, 2016
  94. English

    What is the main point MacNeil is making in “The Trouble with Television”? A. Television makes people less able to focus on anything worthwhile. B. Escapist entertainment helps relieve the stress of modern life. C. Television is primarily a tool for

    asked by Anonymous on October 30, 2018
  95. English

    I have two questions for english that I honestly don't know… I put what I think it is but I think its completely wrong… 1. Which of the following is a possible setting for works of American literary realism? Check all that apply. a. American West* b.

    asked by Ally on January 15, 2015
  96. english

    What elements of the Restoration comedy are seen in The Importance of Being Earnest? (5 points)

    asked by jessica on April 25, 2012
  97. english

    literary technique of story keesh

    asked by Anonymous on January 14, 2018
  98. English

    Choose the term that describes the type of sentence shown. If you are in line early, you'll be sure to get the best tickets. A.) compound-complex B.) complex C.) compound D.) simple I think it is C? John was late to dinner and I was late to the movies. A.)

    asked by Cassie on December 16, 2013
  99. English

    I have a few questions that I'm stuck on. 1. Identify how the pronoun is used in the sentence. Just today Terry bought a picture for her. direct object indirect object object of a preposition*** (I think this is the answer because of the preposition for

    asked by Ruby on March 2, 2016
  100. 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