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  1. literature

    umm, i need possibly a little help. This question asks about your Independent Reading selection. You may use your reading selection to help you answer the question. What impact did your Independent Reading selection have on you as a reader? Would you

    asked by love help on November 9, 2016
  2. Literature

    Which of the following best describes a stock character? a. wicked b. cliche*** c. unpredictable

    asked by Anonymous on March 18, 2018
  3. Literature

    Discuss the significance of the "Ale house" in Oliver Goldsmith's "She stoops to conquer"

    asked by Stephanie on April 21, 2017
  4. Literature

    I have to write a book review on a captivity story that I've read. The instructions are: 'Choose a captivity story you know or have read, and share your findings about it in the form of a book review. Summarize the reason for the captivity, the main events

    asked by mysterychicken on October 28, 2009
  5. Literature

    What is a drama? Is a soap opera a television drama? Is a talk show a television drama? Is a documentary a television drama? Is a comedy show a television drama? Is a news program a television drama?

    asked by rfvv on September 4, 2018
  6. literature

    In invierno tardio by antonio colinas what is he comparing his spirit to? No es increíble cuanto ven mis ojos: nieva sobre el almendro florido, nieva sobre la nieve. Este invierno mi ánimo es como una primavera temprana, es como un almendro floroido bajo

    asked by Lenny on January 20, 2015
  7. Literature

    What does the rainy day symbolize in "The Rainy Day" by Longfellow? troubles in life

    asked by sammiexo on May 17, 2017
  8. Literature

    In "Grass", the grass is different. Which line from the poem shows this indifference? "I am the grass." "Where are we now?" "Shovel them under and let me work"

    asked by sammiexo on May 17, 2017
  9. Literature

    Jack London never actually set foot north of California a. true b. false *****

    asked by SAM on October 4, 2017
  10. Literature

    How does Connell create suspense at the very beginning of "The Most Dangerous Game"? a. The story begins with dialogue instead of descrition b. Whitney refers to Captain Nielsen, but Nielsen does not appear. c. Whitney tells Rainsford about the mysterious

    asked by Anonymous on March 18, 2018
  11. Literature

    What are some of the poetic devices used in this poem by Gladys Cardiff? -diction -end-stopped -lyric -symbol -syntax Bending, I bow my head And lay my hand upon Her hair, combing, and think How women do this for Each other. My daughter's hair Curls

    asked by Sarah on January 12, 2011
  12. Literature

    Odysseus uses is cleverness to advance the plot in all of the following events except ____ . a. he lies about his name to the Cyclops b. he enters the archery contest c. he asks Circe's advice d. he escapes the Sirens

    asked by Anonymous on February 17, 2018
  13. Literature

    PART A: What is Asimov's main idea in this essay? (Science an the sense of wonder) A- space is best appreciated through poetry B- poetry and science can work together****** C- the universe is more than beauty D- scientific knowledge is always advancing

    asked by Kendra on October 17, 2016
  14. Literature

    This is what I've added to my expository essay on Phoebe Winterbottom to show a little more about her character: When Phoebe does accepts her mother in the end, the reader sees a different side of her. After Mrs.Winterbottom leaves, Phoebe’s fear that

    asked by mysterychicken on October 16, 2009
  15. Literature

    Based on Thornton Wilder's depiction, which word best describes Grover's Corners? traditional

    asked by sammiexo on May 16, 2017
  16. Literature

    I am desperate for help with this assignment...a short chapter by chapter analysis of the book The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd.I need to summarize the plot of each chapter, include what I found out about the characters in each chapter, list any

    asked by Karen on January 31, 2013
  17. Literature

    'What is the tone of the poem El Olvido? Describe the speaker's attitude towards the subject and support your description by commenting on word choice and rhythm.' This is what i got: The tone of the poem 'El Olvido' is very solemn as the speaker describes

    asked by mysterychicken on December 8, 2009
  18. Literature

    Which of the following best describes the town of Grover's Corner in Thornton Wilder's play, Our Town? traditional modern mysterious violent My choice is B

    asked by sammiexo on May 19, 2017
  19. literature

    Why do authors use rhetorical devices in essays? a) to simplify the meaning of the main idea B)to increase the credibility of the essay C)to evoke a personal response from readers E)to show their skill as diverse writers F)to compare two or more essays

    asked by marie on March 8, 2017
  20. Literature

    The civil rights movement consisted of many events, such as freedom rides and sit-ins. Some of the events, such as fires and murders, were violent and unsettling. But the killing of the four little girls in Birmingham is considered one of the most

    asked by Maddie on January 17, 2015
  21. Literature

    Which of the following is a theme the author explores in johnny tremain? select all that apply. Friends and Family The costs of war Fear of failure coming of age I read the story and it seems to relate to all, but I can only pick 2, does anyone know what

    asked by Howard on January 6, 2015
  22. Literature

    Which of these factors helped to fuel the Industrial Revolution in Britain? A.longer life expectancy and bigger family size B.migration of landless farmers to urban regions C.growth in literacy rates among the working class D.improvements in medicine and

    asked by Sid.V on March 15, 2016
  23. Literature

    Since the time of the play's first performance, the props and set have been designed to be minimal so that________. the play can be performed in outdoor as well as indoor locations the play becomes more appealing for younger audiences ***my answer actors

    asked by Melanie on May 5, 2017
  24. Literature

    A narrative poem tells a story in verse and contains elements of a short story. In a paragraph explain why paul revere's ride is a narrative poem. Sum up the events tell where and when they take place and explain who the characters are. Include details

    asked by Loki on February 14, 2018
  25. Literature

    After she relives her 12th birthday, Emily realizes___. George was the right man for her to marry

    asked by sammiexo on May 17, 2017
  26. literature

    In the Merchant of Venice, What is Shylock’s initial reaction to Launcelot’s leaving his service? I googled it many times, but I couldn't find the answer! Thanks!

    asked by katie on September 22, 2016
  27. Literature

    El Olvido: It is a dangerous thing to forget the climate of your birthplace, to choke out the voices of dead relatives when in dreams they call you by your secret name. It is dangerous to spurn the clothes you were born to wear for the sake of fashion;

    asked by mysterychicken on December 6, 2009
  28. Literature

    In "Young Goodman Brown," Hawthorne reveals his feelings about his Puritan ancestors when A. the dark man reveals that he helped Brown's forebears persecute others. B. Faith expresses her anxieties about young Browns departure. C. Brown discovers his

    asked by Cassie on May 20, 2014
  29. Literature

    which of the following sentences contains a compound subject A. Two bees buzzed around the windowsill. B. Geraldine could not choose between red or blue paint. C. Malaya stopped and waved quickly. D. Gym and art are both fun subjects. ~ My Answer am I

    asked by meow meow kit kat on March 6, 2019
  30. literature

    hey, do any of you know.. is the story called "the cask of amontillado" or "the cask of the amontillado"? so is there a 'the' or not.. thanks for ur help!

    asked by naz on September 16, 2009
  31. Literature

    Discuss examples of the ways in which door and keys are used as symbols in The Miracle Worker. Make at least two references to specific details in the play to support your ideas. The greatest symbolic representations of Helen and her inability to

    asked by mysterychicken on January 7, 2010
  32. Literature

    I need help doing a chapter by chapter analysis of the short story Flags Waving by Carolyn Steele Agosta

    asked by Linda on January 31, 2013
  33. Literature

    In an essay explain the most important lesson milo learns from his adventures in the phantom tollbooth act ii focus on how milo learns the lesson and why it will be helpful to him at home use details from the drama to support your ideas

    asked by meow meow kit kat on May 9, 2019
  34. Literature

    which of the following correctly identifies the bold part of the sentence? *The speaker in "haiku" by Basho* is making an observation A. simple predicate B. simple subject******** C. Complete predicate D. complete subject (the bold is in * *)

    asked by meow meow kit kat on March 6, 2019
  35. Literature

    why does dade like seeing movies? Star food quiz

    asked by Anon on March 4, 2019
  36. literature

    why is the poem "Fable for when there's no way out" a good example of "seeing common things in an uncommon way?"

    asked by jennifer on March 30, 2015
  37. Literature

    The university of human suffering is seen in which lines from "Any Human to Another"? "Through the fat/And past the bone" "Joy may be shy, unique,/Friendly to a few" "A little tent/Pitched in a meadow" "Sorrow never scorned to speak/To any" My choice is C

    asked by sammiexo on May 19, 2017
  38. literature

    if this be error and upon me proved, i never writ, nor no man ever loved.

    asked by shanda on September 9, 2010
  39. literature

    which is true about the writing assessment in this course

    asked by hi on January 9, 2019
  40. literature

    what lines show alliterations in the poem "Fable for when there's no way out"

    asked by jennifer on March 30, 2015
  41. Literature

    Which statement best explains the effect of the point of view on the narration of Robinson Crusoe? A. The point of view allows the author to give the reader a "god's-eye view" of the events in the novel. B. The point of view allows the author to narrate

    asked by Imari on January 3, 2019
  42. literature

    discuss the title of "The Metamorphosis" and its meaning for the events of the story...how would i go about doing this?...

    asked by Anonymous on December 9, 2009
  43. Literature

    In this passage, the author primarily uses dialogue A. to clarify the setting. B. to reinforce the theme. C. to reveal the characters' inner thoughts. D. to set the mood of the passage. E. to develop the conflict.***

    asked by Imari on January 4, 2019
  44. Literature

    1 - In Ulysses by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Ulysses is unhappy because: a - he's idle. b - the war has started. c - he has to leave his son. d - he's no longer leader of his country. Are these correct? MY ANSWER: A 2 - What crisis does Ulysses face? a - war.

    asked by Patrick on July 15, 2009
  45. Literature

    which of the following lines from song of becoming best supports the response selected above? A:"Facing sullen tanks with streams of stones. B: Dueling with branches, pretending to be great heroes in history. C: They grown to become trees, plunging deep

    asked by Mills on January 31, 2017
  46. Literature

    I have to write an expository essay on Phoebe Winterbottom, from Walk Two Moons, analyzing her character. This is what I have: Pheobe Winterbottom is a nervous girl who receives mysterious messages, meets a “lunatic”, and whose mother goes away in the

    asked by mysterychicken on October 16, 2009
  47. Literature

    Need help with this: Explain how rhyme, rhythm, and other sound effects such as alliteration, assonance, and onomatopoeia can contribute to a poem's mood. Thanks -MC

    asked by mysterychicken on November 26, 2009
  48. literature

    In the merchant of venice act 3 scene 5, Antonio quips that the devil can cite scripture for his own purpose (I, iii, l.95). How does the scriptural debate between Launcelot and Jessica serve each character’s purpose? This debate has the potential to

    asked by katie on October 5, 2016
  49. Literature

    Read the sentence, and decide whether the underlined portion contains a mistake. If so, identify the best way to improve the sentence by choosing the appropriate answer choice. If the underlined portion requires no improvement, choose No improvement or

    asked by Ann Marie on May 1, 2017
  50. Literature

    Answer the questions about the following excerpt 1.The passage begins with the following lines: "Jane, be still; don't struggle so, like a wild frantic bird that is rending its own plumage in its desperation." These lines can best be described as

    asked by Eugene on October 25, 2018
  51. Literature

    Which of the following quotes from the passage is an example of characterization that develops the theme of Jane’s increasing independence? A. "; but I was collected, and in no danger of swooning."****(Am I correct?) B. " I looked at Mr. Rochester: I

    asked by Imari on January 4, 2019
  52. Literature

    'A symbol is a person, place, or thing, or an event that stands for itself and for something beyond itself as well. What do you think the abalone shells symbolize or represent? Consider how the narrator describes the outside of the shell as well as the

    asked by mysterychicken on December 18, 2009
  53. Literature

    Would example 4 be the best answer for this question? When children ask for a book to be read,it is probably NOT because: 1. it is developmentally appropriate 2. they feel a sense of knowledge 3. they enjoyed the book 4. they are seeking to avoid

    asked by Anonymous on September 10, 2007
  54. Literature

    what is the gerund in this sentence: i enjoy wrapping birthday presents A. enjoy B. wrapping C. birthday D. presents I think: wrapping

    asked by meow meow kit kat on May 8, 2019
  55. Literature

    1. Which one of the following short stories takes a series of completely ordinary events and develops them into a character study? A. "Young Goodman Brown" B. "Paul's Case" C. "A Private History of a Campaign That Failed" [D.] "A Pair of Silk Stockings" 2.

    asked by Abby on August 4, 2012
  56. Literature

    'What is the tone of the poem El Olvido? Describe the speaker's attitude towards the subject and support your description by commenting on word choice and rhythm.' The tone of the poem ‘El Olvido’ is intense as a mother prays for her child who has

    asked by mysterychicken on December 8, 2009
  57. Literature

    In "All Together Now" Barbara Jordan believes that children "learn ideas and attitudes" from "the adults who nurture them". In an essay, explain what Jordan believes children should learn from their parents and teachers in order to create a harmonious

    asked by Shadefern on December 30, 2018
  58. Literature

    The Stage Manager sets the scene and introduces each act of the play with a monologue a question-and-answer the hymn "Blessed Be the Tie That Blinds" stage directions

    asked by meme on May 3, 2017
  59. literature

    Regarding the difference between fiction and nonfiction, which statement is most accurate? A. Nonfiction writers are more often free to move about in time and space. B. Literary fiction does little except inform and specify. C. Nonfiction writers are free

    asked by rich on August 4, 2009
  60. Literature

    Which of the following best describes the shift in the speaker's tone toward Naett? a. from affectionate to proud b. from worshipful to gloating c. from emotional to detached d. from sentimental to concerned

    asked by Danielle on November 15, 2016
  61. Literature

    Choose the meaning of the bold word for questions 1–4. 1. He had left school in junior high, "ostensibly" because his mother was ill. (“Delfino II: Diez in the Desert") (1 point) oddly surely fortunately supposedly * 2. And I throbbed with a burning

    asked by Darkiplier on November 28, 2017
  62. Literature

    All of the following examples show how the author uses figurative language and imagery to characterize Mr. Rochester as dangerous in this passage EXCEPT which? A. “Mr. Rochester moved slightly, as if an earthquake had rolled under his feet: taking a

    asked by Imari on January 3, 2019
  63. Literature

    How do the lines of the Chorus at the end of Antigone Part 2 affect the meaning of the play? The Chorus ponders the role of fate in determining the lives of people. The Chorus emphasizes the cruelty with which Zeus exercises his power. The Chorus explains

    asked by Quinn on March 7, 2018
  64. literature

    if this be error and upon me proved i never writ, nor no man ever loved these lines are an example of a/an

    asked by Denae on September 3, 2010
  65. Literature

    How can I find the key passages in the short story Marigolds, to develop the theme of the story. I have to use quotes from the key passages I choose...not sure what to do here. What are key passages? Thanks -MC

    asked by mysterychicken on November 9, 2009
  66. Literature

    What is the theme of "Greek Meets Greek

    asked by Linda on October 5, 2015
  67. Literature

    What is the tone and rhythm of the poems 'Harlem' by Langston Hughes and 'Legal Alien' by Pat Mora? Thanks -MC

    asked by mysterychicken on December 2, 2009
  68. literature

    Critical Reading Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. What is Mr. Gradgrind’s opinion of horse riders? A. He does not approve of them. B. He is fascinated with them. C. He believes they have a

    asked by lisa on May 25, 2012
  69. Literature

    2. In The Call of the Wild, the bond between Buck and Thornton is best explained by observing that A. dog and man were like mirror opposites. [B. dog and man were both in touch with their primordial nature.] C. Buck had helped Thornton pay off his debts.

    asked by jake on October 15, 2012
  70. Literature

    [From Thunder On Sycamore Street by Reginald Rose] 2. We first sense that something out of the ordinary is going on when a. Frank quietly asks what the other people on the block are saying b. Roger is allowed to turn on the TV c. Frank announces that he

    asked by mysterychicken on January 21, 2010
  71. Literature

    In which sentence about The Phantom Toll booth is the word transfixed used correctly? Milo is transfixed by the frightening demons. By the end of the play Milo has transfixed into someone who values time. Rhyme and Reason were transfixed to the Castle in

    asked by meow meow kit kat on April 4, 2019
  72. Literature

    This quote from “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman shows the poem is what kind? A. Lyric B. Haiku C. Couplet D. Sonnet

    asked by sam on April 26, 2016
  73. Literature

    Dr. Martin Luther King spoke at the funeral of three of the little girls killed in the Birmingham bombing. In his eulogy, he said, “The innocent blood of these little girls may well serve as a redemptive force that will bring new light to this dark

    asked by Maddie on January 17, 2015
  74. Literature

    3. From Which point of view are the following paragraphs written? A young woman just moved into an apartment. She thought it was a nice neighbor-hood and became delighted when she heard a saxophone. She could not believe her luck--she, too, played the sax.

    asked by mysterychicken on October 31, 2009
  75. Literature

    Modernism, a literary movement that encouraged writers to tell stories in new and different ways, influenced Thornton Wilder to use innovative techniques such as_____. having George Gibbs fall in love with the girl next door, Emily Webb

    asked by sammiexo on May 16, 2017
  76. Literature

    Which of the following sentences contains an action verb? A. Pahom's wife seems jealous of her sister. B. The Devil is happy about Pahom's boast. C. The grain dealer mentions the Bashkirs. D. Pahom becomes greedy for more land. I think its D??

    asked by Alexa on October 8, 2014
  77. Literature

    in "i am offering this poem" what is the rhyme scheme of stanza 1

    asked by Fabiola on February 2, 2014
  78. literature

    Chief Seattle contrasts the religions of the whites and of his people by saying the Native American religion exists "in the hearts of the people" while the religion of the writers is written on tablets of stone by A.Moses B.angry God C.seekers after truth

    asked by Anonymous on July 25, 2012
  79. Literature

    I need help with the meter of this poem: Wild Nights -- Wild Nights! Were I with thee Wild Nights should be Our luxury! Futile -- the Winds -- To a Heart in port -- Done with the Compass -- Done with the Chart! Rowing in Eden -- Ah, the Sea! Might I but

    asked by Daniella on January 16, 2015
  80. literature

    In F.Scoot Fitzgerald's story Bernice Bobs Her Hair we are very likely to A.think of both marjorie and bernice as painfully naive. B.see marjories personality as shallow. C.decide that bernice will never escape her dependent nature. D.relaize that majorie

    asked by Anonymous on July 22, 2012
  81. Literature

    In I Am Nujood, what enables Shada to take up Nujood’s cause so quickly and effectively? How does Shada, whom Nujood calls her “second mother,” open up Nujood’s world? Who else teaches Nujood about what a “real” family can be like?

    asked by Kris on April 16, 2013
  82. Literature

    Why is the tone of "I, Too" determined? The speaker intends to have equality someday. The speaker hopes to become an American citizen. The speaker dislikes associating with other people. The speaker prefers to eat in the kitchen. I'm stuck between A and B

    asked by sammiexo on May 17, 2017
  83. Literature

    10. At the end of the play [Romeo and Juliet], both families plan to a. go into seclusion b. punish the friar for his sin c. hold combined funeral services d. erect a memorial to the lovers D? -MC

    asked by mysterychicken on January 5, 2010
  84. Literature

    Is the following an example of a simile, metaphor, paradox, or personification? The younger she dresses, the older she looks. A. paradox B. simile C. metaphor D. personification

    asked by tim on April 26, 2016
  85. Literature

    from Feast of Fear: Conversations with Stephen King: ..."And I get paid to show people the different perspective. That's why people pay writers and aritists. That's the only reason we're around. We're excess baggage. I have no skill that improves the

    asked by mysterychicken on November 20, 2009
  86. literature

    Which sentence is written using informal language? A) Traffic was detoured through downtown Atlanta. B) The fire drill sounded just before second period. C) Tony picked up the tab for our dinner last night. D) The selection on the menu was impressive, but

    asked by alex on April 18, 2019
  87. Literature

    Which of the following offers an analysis rather than a summary of the passage? A. Robinson Crusoe’s shelter was built using a tent under the side of a rock to form a cave. B. Robinson Crusoe kept a journal on the island to chronicle his adventures until

    asked by Imari on January 3, 2019
  88. literature

    My Sister's Keeper Question Discuss the symbolic role that Jesse’s pyromania plays in this novel, keeping in mind the following quote from Brian: “How does someone go from thinking that if he cannot rescue, he must destroy?” Why is it significant

    asked by lola on August 21, 2009
  89. Literature

    The passage includes the following lines: "What a hot and strong grasp he had! and how like quarried marble was his pale, firm, massive front at this moment!" These lines can best be described as A. personification. B. metaphor. C. irony. D. ****(Am I

    asked by Imari on January 4, 2019
  90. Literature

    WHAT IS MAMA'S STRATEGY? MAMA: There is someone who wants to marry Trina. JENNY: Who'd want to marry Trina? MAMA: Mr. Thorkelson SIGRID: Peter Thorkelson? Little Peter? (She gestures a midget.) (5)MAMA: So he is hardly bigger than your Arne. Does every

    asked by Me on April 12, 2017
  91. Literature

    Classify the capitalized words. In 1609, Galileo was the first person to look AT THE MOON through a telescope. Is it a adjective phrase or adverb phrase?

    asked by Lenae on October 27, 2016
  92. Literature

    Hi, I'm currently reading 'The Great Gatsby' and was wondering if someone could help me understand this passage: "My commutation ticket came back to me with a dark stain from his hand. That anyone should care in this heat whose flush lips he kissed, whose

    asked by Carol on April 23, 2008
  93. literature

    In “The Third Wish,” the King of the Forest claims that he "has yet to hear of the human being who made any good use of his three wishes." In a paragraph, consider whether Mr. Peters proves the King wrong. Do Mr. Peters’ wishes bring him happiness?

    asked by MS. SUE I NEED YOU AGAIN!!! on September 21, 2017
  94. Literature

    An author of a detective novel is most likely to use figurative language to? A. entertain the reader. B. suggest hidden meanings. C. mislead the reader. D. help the reader visualize a character. I think it is C or D, but I can't choose between either. I

    asked by Anonymous on June 5, 2015
  95. Literature

    What are some differences between “The Finish of Patsy Barnes” by Paul Laurence Dunbar, and “Raymond’s Run” by Toni Cade Bambara, “The Story-Teller” by Saki, and “The Drummer Boy of Shiloh” by Ray Bradbury? I am writing an essay and I

    asked by Jordan on October 13, 2016
  96. Literature

    How does Kurt Vonnegut address the concept of equality differently in “Harrison Bergeron” than Martin Luther King Jr. does in “Letter from Birmingham Jail”? What relationship does Vonnegut’s story show between equality and personal

    asked by Charlie on May 31, 2013
  97. Literature

    Need help with this: 'Explain how rhyme, rhythm, and other sound effect such as alliteration, assonance, and onomatopoeia, can contribute to a poem's mood. Support your ideas with examples from the two poems 'American Hero' and 'The Gift' Thanks -MC

    asked by mysterychicken on December 4, 2009
  98. Literature

    Which of the following passages from “The Garden of Stubborn Cats” is a clue that the cats symbolize resistance to order? A. “Following his tabby friend, Marcovaldo had started looking at places as if through the round eyes of a cat ….” B. “On

    asked by Alexa on October 8, 2014
  99. Literature

    what if I say that the tone of 'Legal Alien' is uncomfortable and complicated as she describes the harships being faced? And for Harlem, can I just say that the tone seems calm as he compares the deffered dreams to unpleasant things? ..I really need help

    asked by mysterychicken on December 2, 2009
  100. Literature

    Please help with Beowulf Comprehension questions. I just need a general idea to write around, something impressive. 1. Why did Beowulf decide to free the Danes from Grendel? 2. Why did Beowulf fight Grendel with his bare hands? What does this reveal about

    asked by Billie Joe on July 1, 2009

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