Literature & Language

Literature includes written works of an imaginative, journalistic or scholarly nature. Language is a system of spoken and written symbols by means of which people can communicate with each other. We invite you to ask and answer questions about languages and literature; including pronunciation, grammar, definitions, examples, acronyms, abbreviations, etc.

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"Ever again" is an intensive form of "again." It extends the sense of a verb's meaning beyond the present time, either into the past or the future. For example, we say "If you do that again (right now in the present), I'll be angry," but "If you ever do that again ( at any time in the future)... I…
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it just means going from having no money to having money
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A knight was not a peasant, so he had to be in the middle or upper classes. He was originally a mounted soldier, but many of the nobility or aristocracy chose to become knights for more fame or glory, serving their king, or some cause like Christianity.
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Literally, it translates as "Up with Scotland" - it means the same sort of thing as the French mean when they say "Vive la France".
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A trinket that reminds you of a trip/event, etc.
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Mrs.jones resented the innuendo that she had not responded quickly enough to her husband's cries for help. Also... Thankfully, our friendship has been molded through the years enough not to let a nasty innuendo crush the relationship.
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perspiration
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Three-year-olds should be able to climb up and down stairs, walk and run, be able to hold a crayon, and use the toilet. He/she should also be able to talk. e.g. "Give me!" or at least a short sentence.
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Crises is changing in situation from stabkle event to unstable event.
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Well, personally, I think that you should use "Boss's Day," one, because that is how it is spelled on my calendar, and two, because it is not necessary to use that extra "e," when you don't really need it. The second one is better. It is meant for all bosses. The first one means he owns that day, w…
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I think you just capitalize it.
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they use this think that has all the grades on it i suppose
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It is not. The pun is the lowest form of humor. _______________ I think the line is something like: Puns are the highest form of humor and the lowest form of wit. The implication would be that while puns may be very funny, other humorous uses of language, rhetoric and logic can be much more intere…
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King or QueenBaron or LadyKnightSquirePeasantSerf
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Hindi ko rin alam
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Newyork
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The phrase "lost his shirt at the track" means that a man gambled so much on the races (horses, dogs, etc) that he spent all his money and had to resort to his clothing for this bets. Used as an idiom, this phrase means that someone has taken a, perhaps foolish, chance and lost.
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From Shmoop Literature on Death of A Salesman http://www.shmoop.com/character/literature/arthur-miller/death-of-a-salesman/willy-loman.html Willy is a rather insecure guy. He tries to make himself feel better by lying to himself and his family. In his world of delusion, Willy is a hugely success…
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Hera was the daughter of the titans Cronus (also spelt Kronos) and Rhea. She was eaten after her birth by Cronus, as were Poseidon, Hades, Demeter, Hestia and Chiron. Zeus escaped the same fate when Rhea gave Cronus a rock in a blanket instead and hid Zeus. He eventually poisoned his father to make …
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1. Public speaking-it is through using words, action so that other may know what you say in a public or mass of people. 2. Intrapersonal- it is talking to one self that no can hear. 3. Private- refers to ordinary contact conversation.
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The Prepositional Phrase Recognize a prepositional phrase when you see one. At the minimum, a prepositional phrase will begin with a preposition and end with a noun, pronoun, gerund, or clause, the "object" of the preposition. The object of the preposition will often have one or more modi…
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because peacocks are beautiful and she wanted the best
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nothing i have to say
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Four. Qua is a prefix, meaning four.
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Yes, the electrical current running through the ground is enough to dirupt a radio signal.
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The opposite of difficult is easy or simple.
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Theme portrayed in this novel is about how colonisation can affect the traditional and cultural aspect of the native people. Another is about unity and disunity, Kameno and Makuyu people were divided yet they shared the river Honia which was a essence for survival. Change is inevitable. When change …
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Only Three (The Ghost Of Christmas Past, The Ghost of Christmas present & The Ghost Of Christams Yet To Come) :DHowever, you could also count a fourth, the ghost of Jacob Marley, who appears before the Ghost of Christmas Past.
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Thee and thou are both somewhat obsolete English pronouns for 'you'. e.g. # In 'Wherefore art thou, Romeo?' (meaning 'Why are you Romeo?' or 'Why are you a Montague, Romeo?'): thou is the second person singular subject case pronoun in this sentence. # In 'I Vow to Thee, My Country', I is the subject…
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what is cultural variation
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though, through, rough, cough, tough, thought, slough, dough.
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Two possibilities are "discouraged" or "dissuaded".
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life?
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The two words "metric foot," which sounds like a confusion of the English and metric system of distance measurement, form a term for a unit of rhythm and length in a line of verse in a poem. "Meter" means measurement of the line length. "Foot" is the unit of such measurement, but we are not talk abo…
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We can't format bios.it is permanent program.we can flash the bios by upgrading bios update....By ---Rajesh Arthimalla.
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Laku noc Bojane :)
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He was a poor man.. then he opened callage in which he become a rich man...
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deposed: To dethrone, take away power, remove from office. (Ex. The Governer was deposed from Office.)
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what is a objective stance
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For the wealthy and the literate, letters and private messengers were relied on tell each other news. Parchment made from goat or sheep skin would be used and were sealed with wax with a distinct emblem unique to the sender, this was to maintain privacy and made sure no one would tamper with their l…
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Answer: dehşet verici (pronounced: deh-shet ver-ee-jee) or korkunç (pronounced: kork-unch)
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American writer.
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•"A Dance in the Forest is a play which explores the various issues like the independence movement of Nigeria, the relation of tradition to history and the inter-relationship of arts and politics. Wole Soyinka stresses that it is the duty of the citizens to rid their country of any evils. This awa…
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The conclusion of first aid is to provide rapid assistant to the injured person and place the person in a comfortable position. This can be in the form of placing a bandage on the injured area and providing a sling to hold the affected part.
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Serenaded is the past tense of 'serenade'. To serenade someone is to sing to them, at night, and usually beneath their window.
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I went to University of Ky and did not want to study math at all. I went to the Dean and asked what I could do. After listening to all the reasons to NOT drop math. I finally was able to get them to drop it. I only had to sign a paper that stated I did not hold them responsible for my math abili…
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The Card Catalog is usually used in a library as an index to books, records, videos ...etc. The three main types of card catalog are :The Author Card : This card sorts items according to the author or editor name .The Title Card : According to the title of the item.The Subject Card : According to th…
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O Sei San was one of the women romantically linked with Dr. Jose Rizal. She taught him su-mie, the Japanese art of painting.
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The pomegranate.
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Yes.
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Thomas Hardy died in January of 1928 of Pleurisy, which is an inflammation of the Pleural cavity around the lungs.
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The word 'drama' is really short for 'dramatic art' and is a blanket term covering a whole genre of literature for the stage whereas a one-act play' is the specific term for a type of play the action of which takes place in a single act. Plays are usually (though not exclusively) in three acts.
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ruddy-faced is an adjective that means looking red and healthy
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If you want to say "i love you" to a guy you say "ana ba hib bac"
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carols--as in Christmas carols. what are winter airs called
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she defeated many of Zeus's lovers
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He did not have a wife. Many people believe that he was gay.
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When the Europeans first heard of it, the Chinese pronounced it so it sounded like "Peking", and that became the name for the city in all major European languages. But the Chinese pronunciation changed, just like all languages tend to change with time. To adapt to that, the PinYin system of Chines…
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Lydia, a region and once a kingdom on the Western end of Asia Minor. The first coins were minted there. The death of Lydia's King Croesus sparked events which led to the two Persian Wars in the 5th Century BC.
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URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator. A web page address is an example of a URL.
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To see someone through something is to be at hand to help that person successfully manage whatever it is.
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Aumoe (Ow-mow-ay)
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Well actually you don't normally say either , its normally one or the other
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Providing subtitles for television programmes and films is called captioning. Stenocaptioners use a machine to provide live captions but you captions for pre-recorded films etc can be added using a qwerty keyboard. You could google captioning in your area to see which companies provide the service…
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In spanish, apuntes is notes.
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In Spanish, "toco" means "I touch".
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a good politician should: be a "people person"with strong communication and interpersonal skills.he she shiuld be well versed with politics
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Overdone, exaggerated, or blown out of proportion.
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290,587 square miles
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The demographics of the people that a product or service is designed for.
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problem or catch as used in shakespear
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In chinese, the name means "peaceful".
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Almost all colleges and universities have an English major. Not all colleges have a creative writing or literature major (both applicable.) Any of these majors would help someone a lot in becoming a writer...no matter what school you go to, teachers can only pass on technique that is already showc…
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Я (Cyrillic letter Ya)
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REFERRING TO FEELING A DROP IN TEMPERATURE ¿Cómo pudiste tener tanto frío? - if you're asking one person ¿Cómo pudieron tener tanto frío? - if you're asking more than one person REFERRING TO BEING COLD-BLOODED (not as in reptiles but as in "mean") ¿Cómo pudiste ser tan frío(a)? Th…
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Taken from a thesaurus:Lake: lagoon, loch, mere, pond, pool, reservoir, slough, tarn.Lagoons are salt water but separated from the sea by a sandbank or reef. Loch is a Scottish term.Mere is a very old term and rarely used except in a poetic sense.Ponds and pools are small and naturally made.Reservoi…
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How does the poems treatment of household chores relate to its treatment of physical violence?
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An indirect remark about somebody or something, usually suggesting something bad or rude; the use of remarks like this: "innuendoes about her private life" or "The song is full of sexual innuendo." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Innuendo
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Count Dracula Dr. Frankenstein's monster Dr. Jekyll Mr. Hyde Heathcliffe and Cathy Jane Eyre Dorin Grey
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The expression comes from the pool-table. In some forms of pool, sinking or even touching the eight-ball is tabu except in end play. To be "behind the eight ball" is to be unable to play without disturbing the eight-ball, and thus the expression means "unable to do anything without getting in troubl…
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Homer was an ancient Ionian Greek who wrote the epic The Odyssey. His exact identity and city are unknown.
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Most notable of the events that happened in the Victorian period would be the enormous takeoff of the Industrial Revolution. Linked to this are the historical landmarks such as Crystal Palace, steam engines, Isembard Kingdom Brunel's engineering, and the British Empire growing steadily, adding India…
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maybey dwarf idk depends how many letters
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It has been censored.
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It usually means that you were chosen from among many other persons, and along with just a few others, are now on a "short list" of people being considered for whatever it is you applied.
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Yes If you're not sure and you don't have a thesaurus look on Dictionary.com, it has one.
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what is this supposed to be? a sex position?? u sick sick people
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Slim, lately teachers are being laid off because of money. It doesn't matterif it's middle school, high school or even college. Our economy is been bad for a few years now. And if the government can't do anything with the education in United State our children will be the one that will suffer. and t…
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The spondee, with its two long stressed syllables, is the least common metrical foot in the English language.
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Don Quixote was most likely written in the early 1600s, as Cervantes sold it to a publisher in July 1604, and it was released in January 1605.
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