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Chopin's The Awakening

CHAPTER 1- A green and yellow parrot, which hung in a cage outside the door, kept repeating over and over: "Allez vous-en! Allez vous-en! Sapristi! That's all right!" He could speak a little Spanish, and also a language which nobody understood, unless it was the mocking-bird that hung on the other side of the door, whistling

Swift's "A Modest Proposal" Discussion

In "A Modest Proposal," at what point did you realize you were reading satire, and what helped you to reach that conclusion? Explain what Swift's main idea really is and why he chose satire to express it. Are there more effective ways he could have made the same point?

Misplaced or Dangling Modifiers

*Edit the following passage to eliminate any misplaced or dangling modifiers. Henry Matisse and Pablo Picasso are considered often to have been the formative artists of the twentieth century. Although rivals for most of their careers, a traveling exhibit called "Matisse Picasso" exhibited their work side by side in museums in

Dangling Modifiers

Edit the following sentences to correct any dangling modifiers. If a sentence is acceptable as is, circle its number. 1. Admired by many women artists as a pioneer in the mostly male art world, Georgia O'Keeffe lived and worked without regard to social conventions are artistic trends. 2. One of the most admired American artis

Eliminating Faulty Parallelism.

Revise the following sentences to eliminate any faulty parallelism Example: Newlywed couples need to learn to communicate effectively and budget in a wise manner. **Revised: Newlywed couples need to learn to communicate effectively and budget wisely. 1. Impressionism is a term that applies primarily to an art movement of th

simple subjects and verbs

Circle the simple subjects and verbs in the following passage. Place one line under each independent clause and two lines under each dependent clause. (Recall that an independent clause can stand on its own as a complete sentence.) Many argue that the blues and jazz are the first truly American musical forms. With its origi

Creature's Dualistic Characteristics in Frankenstein

1) What are some examples of the monster's naivety? I know he is also needy in the way that he is like a child seeking acceptance, are there others? 2) Other than the example at the end of Chapter 10 and how he compares himself to "the fallen angel, whom thou drivest from joy for no misdeed" are there other examples as well

"The Miracle of Melancholia" by Eric G. Wilson

After reading "The Miracle of Melancholia" by Eric G. Wilson, need to answer these questions 3 questions. It could be all together in a paragraph or question by question. -Can this author be right? -Is it possible that melancholia can have a positive outcome? -What are some examples that come to mind? All the answers tog

Communication Theories- Must be familar with the movie You've Got Mail

I need help answering these qustions on Communication Theory, each theory must be related to the movie You've Got Mail. There are examples in the questions explaining what part of the movie needs to be identified in that theory. They are short essay/short answer questions. 1. AGENDA SETTING THEORY -Using premises associate

Pride and Prejudice

This solution briefly compares two different characters, Elizabeth Bennet and Jane Bennet.

Pride and Prejudice

Compare/contrast Mr. Darcy/Elizabeth Bennet. Consider personality, character traits, actions, and relevance to the title of the novel.

Advice on listening barriers and strategies

Please help me with a situation in which barriers can exist for listening and what strategies can be used to help cope and better deal with the two selected barriers. How can these barriers promote listening skills and as such allowing people to act and behave as they otherwise would not?

Social Diversity

What are some of the philosophies that influenced Latin America? In what way did they impact the cultures of Latin America? What contributions to society did folk and elite caudillos bring to Latin American society? What impact did the encroachment of Europeans have upon the New World?

Simple, compound, complex, and compound complex sentence patterns

Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound/Complex Sentence Patterns 1. Although it may be rather long, a simple sentence consists of a single main clause and no subordinate clause. a. Complex Sentence b. Compound Sentence c. Compound/Complex Sentence d. Simple Sentence 2. A compound sentence consists of two or more

Communication in recent movie

Imagine that your boss (or your client, if you are self-employed) has assigned you to a team to develop a communications training program. Each team member will recommend a book that all participants will discuss during a required meeting or retreat. The team needs one book that sheds light on one or more communication tactics

communication training activity

Why do you think it is important to introduce a training activity by stating the activity's goals, then identifying the audience, time required, materials necessary, physical setting, and process?

Situations and examples of the facets of undestanding

What facets of understanding do the following situations use? Explain. 1. Prepare and deliver a speech to persuade people to take actions to protect the environment. What facets of understanding does this assessment address? 2. Write a computer program in Basic that will sort a list of words alphabetically. What facets

Rhetorical Analysis Rolex Watch

Write an analysis of an advertisement. Then go to http://www.adflip.com/ Choose from the icons in the middle of the page they represent decades then choose an advertisement that you find in browsing the material. Remember to include the URL or website address from your chosen ad; it will begin with http:// --copy and paste it at

Technological effects on the Western World

In the United States and much of the Western world since World War II, women have actually seen an increase in domestic work largely due to new technologies. Do you agree that technology has at times had a negative impact on women? Have women's interests been aided or hindered by technology? Elaborate. Many experts assert

Contrast a film's story and a film's plot.

Explain the difference between a film's story and a film's plot. Use a specific film to illustrate your point of view. In the film you chose, are the events presented chronologically or are they presented non-linearly? What might a filmmaker's intentions be when he or she chooses to present events chronologically or in a non-lin

Effects of the Internet and other technologies

How are the Internet and other technologies currently affecting the ways in which movies are produced, distributed, and exhibited? Are the changes having an impact on the quality or depth of the films? Provide specific examples as you explain your point of view.

Listening types are examined.

Identify creative strategies that can be employed to improve listening from both a speaker and listener perspective. Please try to touch on appreciative, discriminative, comprehensive, and empathic listening.