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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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Reading habits have not diminished. It is only the traditional way of reading has diminished. People have caught up with technology and have started reading using the computer and the internet. The launch of I-pads, Blackberrys and tabloids have only modernised reading. Now people are reading E-book…
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The western idea of an Aryan race is a myth. THAT's a fact.
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It is "señora" (pronounced "senyora"). Mrs., in Spanish is SRAThe Spanish or Castilian word for Mrs is "señora".
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Genetic information is copied and transferred to RNA from DNA then RNA and ribosomes made by the nucleolus exit the nucleus through its pores and make more proteins.
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A reindeer. Additional Info: Well, it is the name of one of Santa's reindeer, yes. A very strong, skilled flying reindeer, faithful to his team, and Santa. He works especially hard during the months leading up to the holidays, to prepare for his part in delivering the gifts with Santa. But on a mo…
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For centuries Brazil was under Portuguese rule (c. 1500-1820).
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Epics are long stories that consist of legendary heroes performing heroic actions. Some examples of epic stories include 'The Epic of Gilgamesh' and Homer's 'Odyssey' and 'Iliad.'
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I think it was because it was to short
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I'm assuming you are referring to Southern California? Northern California's weather is similar to Oregon's. Southern California, on the other hand, doesn't really get either extreme. The coldest months are around Late December - Mid February. At that time, you usually get low's of 55-60. The hotte…
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Hera, the wife of Zeus, ruled over the heavens and the earth, responsible for every aspect of existence, including the seasons, but had no specific power.
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The Pomo people are indigenous to California. They settled in the Northern part on the Pacific Coast from what is now known as Mendocino County to Clear Lake. The current population of Pomo is estimated to be 4,500.
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Hera is important because she was the mother of most gods and goddess. She was also the husband of Zeus.
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Spanish, Aymara, Quechua, Guarani, Siriono, and about 27 other languages, all of which are considered OFFICIAL languages according to Bolivia's constitution.
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No. The English translations of the Old Testament were taken from the Hebrew. The English language did not yet exist as we know it when the Hebrew text was written.
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In the Treaty of Tordesillas (between Spain and Portugal), the two countries set out boundaries for where each country could colonize. Spain claimed most of South America, leaving the area that is today Brazil to the Portugese. The people in the Spanish portion of South America today speak Spanish, …
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The Aryan race was started by Adolf Hitler. Hitler believed that the Aryan race had to be pure German and well-built(for men) and beautiful(for women). The "blond Hair Blue Eyes" is a myth. Any Jewish or "aliens" weren't allowed to be apart of the Aryan race.
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pl go to kalyan and find it
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phil·an·throp·ic -adjective of, pertaining to, engaged in, or characterized by philanthropy; benevolent: a philanthropic foundation. Phil is a Greek prefix, from the word phileo, meaning love. The city name Philadephia means brotherly love; adelphi means brothers. A philanthropist expresses lo…
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octavian (later renamed augustus)
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Use Google Translate: لؤلؤة سوداء; Սեւ մարգարիտ; perla beltza; чорны жэмчуг; কালো মুক্তা; черна перла; negre de la perla; and so on.
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slo-mo I was looking for the word "gradually". Thanks anyway.
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Open-ended questions usually have no real 'right' or 'wrong' question. It's what you think (like an opinion question). Close-ended questions have a definite 'correct' answer. A closed-ended question has a set of fixed responses. There may or may be a "correct" answer.
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Learning to speak a language isn't always easy, but they said the best way is total immersion. Going to a country and speaking the language with a bunch of people around you who are native speakers is an excellent way to learn. Of course, it works better for extroverts than introverts. Another way i…
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Of course words are powerful. Words are so powerful they can do anything....eg: a good punchline can make someone fall in love with you...a cruel sentence or even a single word can make someone hate you...a word can make a sentence make sense. One word can change a person's character....etc...you se…
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maglev moshav improv isogriv That's all.
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sf has all the potential merit of every other kind of literary genre but the one that it excels in is predictions. 1984 predicts the result of unbridled belief in political leaders Fahrenheit 451 predicts the outcome of disinterest in books
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Declare War, raise and support Armies-no longer support through money after two years though, provide and maintain a Navy, provide for calling on the Militia to execute Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrection and repel Incasions. Provides organization, arming, and disciplining the Militia.
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He donated millions of dollars to people without it.
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the Phoenecians originated numbers to keep track of trade information. dont know letters The Romans derived our alphabet from the Greek alphabet about 500 BC. St Cyril derived the Cyrillic alphabet from the Greek alphabet about 1000 AD.
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A prefix is a syllable placed in front of a word to add or to change its meaning. Prefix -- Meaning -- Example 1) anti -- against, opposite -- anti-fungal, antidepressant 2) auto -- self -- autograph, automobile 3) bi -- two -- bicycle, bivalve 4) con -- with -- contact, conform, converse 5) u…
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Thoreau believes that people should work because they love what they do.
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The Cherry Tree that he once cut down when he was younger is one of the many symbols.
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An important figure from a history or legend, usually favored of descended from a deity, but is aligned more closely with mortals. An example is Odysseus from "The Odyssey".-answermethis2
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Pre: A prefix that means before is pre. For example words like premonition (previous warning or notice. i.e. The psychic had a premonition of her own surprise party). The prefix pre- means before. Examples: PredatePreheatPrematurePremonition Prepaid Prepare PreschoolPreteenPretrial Prevent The p…
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A mantra is a phrase you can repeat to yourself in order to calm or encourage or motivate... It can be used in a religious or spiritual context, as it often is in Hinduism and Buddhism when used in prayer and meditation. A central mantra of Tibetan Buddhism is 'Om Mani Padme Hum' which is Sanskrit …
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The meaning of a word and how its used makes it a curse word. The b-word means a female dog, but its also used as an insult. Another answer There are two ways to answer this: On one hand, a curse word is one used to wish someone harm, or worse - death and hell. On the other, any word used in a n…
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One thing that comes in groups of three is the 3 little pigs. The Holy Trinity is a group of three as is the primary colors.
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D) all of the above (autosomes, homologous chromosomes, sex chromosomes.)
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Platonic realism is the theory of reality according to Greek philosopher, Plato. It is explained in his Theory of Forms.
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thought to be 6912______ Also, see related questions below.
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As the current supreme goddess she holds equal power to Zeus (more if you consider her connection with the earlier mother goddess). She also was well-known for her swift harsh but just punishments of those who wronged her.
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The legitimate offspring of HERA's union with Zeus are Ares (the god of war), Hebe (the goddess of youth),Eris (the goddess of discord) and Eileithyia (goddess of childbirth). Hera was jealous of Zeus' giving birth to Athena without recourse to her (actually with Metis), so she gave birth to Hephaes…
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The earliest recorded alphabet is the Greek; the earliest Recorded Abjad is that of the Ugaritic, with 28 Cuneiform consonants.
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Hera is immortal so she is ageless
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Martin Luther King spent a month in India to study Ghandi.
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Here are some facts about the Project. The "significance to literature" is a matter of your analysis and interpretation. To prepare for that analysis, you might want to read some of the FWP material, which is available in local libraries or through inter-library loan. "[The Federal Writers' Project…
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I would think it means that when you find you have these certain triats, such as honesty, loyalty, fairness and others you will also find satisfaction in that you possess them. Wih that satisfaction will come serenity in that you believe in yourself in these areas.
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14. I see Shakkespeare has 12 plus two shorter lines
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The Romantic Movement was inspired by the Industrial Revolution and the Age of Enlightenment. This period was a reaction to and revolt against those things. It was known as a time of liberalism, radicalism, and nationalism.
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Answer Yes, they should. It would prepare them for any required foreign languages courses in high school and college.
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In the Cramiok language the word yesi expresses a vengeful desire to inflict injuries of mutilating intensities, particularly of disembowelment. The word is a contraction of the phrase 'twisting/cutting entrails'. The word became popular as a battle cry and it has been said that an entire army chant…
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learning facility?traininglearningacademics or academiaskills acquisition, skills development
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In The Prisoner Of Zenda,Rose is the rudolf's sister in law.She ask Rudolf to do some work.If Rudolf work hard,he would we an ambassador.
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He was so stunned, he was fumbling for the words to utter. The man was fumbling around in his pocket for a lighter.
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Según fuere pretérito o participio, como fallecer se conjugaría:MODO INDICATIVOPretérito indefinidofallecí, falleciste, falleció, fallecimos, fallecisteis, fallecieronPretérito imperfectofallecía, fallecías, fallecía, fallecíamos, fallecíais, fallecíanPretérito perfectohe, has, ha, hem…
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A problem with translation is that you have to rely on the translator to give the correct translation of the words. Some foreign languages have more than one meaning.
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he was the sister and wife of zeus. she was the goddess of marrige
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Usually when you are granted a loan it will have 2-3 disbursements. Think of a disbursement as a "payment." If half of your loan pays out to the school, you will begin paying interest on that amount. When the second disbursement comes in, you will begin paying interest on that next amount.
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1. Age 2. Cultural Differences 3. Social Class 4. Sex differences (gender)
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school starts at 8.45 in France and finishes at 4.00
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William Blake was largely unknown in his own lifetime but is now considered to be one of the great figures of Romanticism and is recognized particularly for his poetry. He did not seem to think much of school; he dropped out at the age of 10 but continued his education in his own way; he was very we…
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There was a beauty contest of which Hera was a participant, as well as Aphrodite and Athena. She lost to Aphrodite. Paris (Prince of Troy) was the judge and chose Aphrodite because she offered him the most beautiful woman in the world. Through him, Hera hated all Trojans.
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if you are mad at some one just say whatever thats the form of how you use it what ever means exactly what you say WHATEVER WHAT-EVER if you don't know what WHAT and EVER mean then you should look them up!! It means that you agree to what is being said. Example, What ever you say is the way it i…
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The driving distance from Fort Worth TX to Reno NV is 1,644 road miles, using I-44 West.
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Answer There was no one language. In fact, there were many more languages and dialects than today because individual countries were much more fragmented and isolated. In France, for example, there were two major dialects; in what is now Germany there were dozens.
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Mrs. Pan is a character in the story, The Good Deed, by Pearl S. Buck. Mrs. Pan is a Chinese woman, unhappy with her new life in America. She dreams of going back to a place that is organized and where people know the meaning of respect.
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Imagine you are watching a play about a man who dreams of discovering a lost city. He becomes an archaeologist, spends months researching information in libraries, and makes difficult journeys to distant lands in search of clues to the city's whereabouts. He finally selects a spot to excavate, but y…
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A URL is whatever it says at the top of the page when you are browsing the internet. In other words, it is a web address, and you can use it to find a web page. You type it in, and you hit the green arrow, and you go there.example: http://wiki.answers.com/
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personification is giving an inanimate object a human charactaristic such as a voice heres some examples The stars danced playfully in the moonlit sky.The run down house appeared depressed.The first rays of morning tiptoed through the meadow.She did not realize that opportunity was knocking at her …
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Originating in the Caribbean island of Jamaica, Ska is an amazing musical genre. It combines elements found in Jazz, Soul, Motown, R&B and Calypso, but its distinctive offbeat rhythm comes directly from a traditional form of Jamaican music called Mento. It first appeared as a distinct musical st…
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A sentence containing the word depravity could be : When he spoke i could hear the depravity in his voice. Depravity meaning wickedness or moral corruption.
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Hera was not a fair goddess. She was in fact a vengeful and jealous one. This was probably the result of her marriage to her own brother, Zeus who was a philanderer.
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There are many important Canadians in all sorts of areas - politics, arts, science, business. Here's a list of important Canadians sorted by their area of specialty, I hope you're able to find what you're looking for http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Famous_Canadians ===== Every single solitary Cana…
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The powers of the United States Congress is enlisted and limited in ARTICLE ONE of the United States Constitution. The "herein granted" signifies that all items listed within the article are the only powers of the United States Congress.However, if your intention is to avoid reading and analyzing th…
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The word aesthetic means to be concerned with beauty, or the appreciation of beauty. Anesthetic is what is used during surgery to keep the patient unconscious and unable to feel the scalpels and clamps and sutures.
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You can communicate to people by phone and by talking. Those 2 ways are the very most popular ways to talk/comunicate with someone. Cell phones , beepers, voices, blackberrys, and even sign language ,are all ways you can comunicate with a person.
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The poem, "Little Boy Crying" illustrates the difference in understanding between a parent and his 3-year old son. In his efforts to educate his son and keep him safe, the father has to play a part he despises, not daring to show his true feelings. The son can only see the character his dad is playi…
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An outline is a line marking the outer contours or boundaries of an object or figure or a general description covering the main points of a subject
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because cursing has been around for centuries.they have developed into spellings that can hardly be defined.they say that each one you shout represents Satan inside of you!
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Answer 1 Negotiation is the process of discussing a problem face to face in order to get/reach a goal. I think you mean Negotiation. If so, it's when both parties come to a standard solution to the issue that both will agree on. Or making a deal. E.G. A guy charged with murder can say... go to jail…
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There are somewhere between 85 to 150 prepositions in the English language, depending on who is listing them and if you want one-word prepositions or complex prepositions.á laaboardaboutaboveaccording toacrossafter (also conjunction)againstahead ofalongalong withalongsideamidamidstamongantiapart fr…
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An example of ambiguity: I promise I'll give you a ring tomorrow. Although uncommon in American dialects, "giving someone a ring" can simply mean calling them on the telephone. But, obviously, the above sentence can also mean giving someone a piece of jewelry worn on the finger. The statement is, th…
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Ideological parties Single-issue parties Economic protest parties Splinter parties *The biggest three are the Constitution, Green, and Libertarian.
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About 18 feet.
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The official language of Indonesia is Bahasa Indonesia, which means "Indonesian Language" It is a form of Malay . There are more than 700 regional language spoken in Indonesia.
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All the information in the story just putting that information together
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The United Kingdom doesn't have an official language per se, but the most spoken language is English.
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That's a really good question. Heros have to be brave, and especially to be brave when other people are watching and taking notes.
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The answers for this question vary depending on the person. I personally think the hardest languages to learn are Spanish, French, and Chinese.
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Verbs: The opposite of challenge (dispute) would be to agree, allow, admit, capitulate, or concede. The opposite of making a challenge is not to challenge: to avoid, evade, or ignore. Nouns: The opposite of a challenge (difficult task) would be an easy job, idiomatically a breeze, cakewalk, or ci…
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To entertain and inform. To advertise and market products
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The Greeks wrote on stone.
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He was a character in a fiction book by Kurt Vonnegut called "Mother Night". He was also mentioned in Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse-Five".
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Brazilians are Brazilians. Now as far as Hispanics go, nope. Brazilians do not speak spanish, we speak portuguese thus making us Lusophones, people who mother tongue is portuguese.
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German is not so hard to learn. If you are serious about it, it won't be much of a problem. The grammar is sometimes very like English but there are some tricky grammar structures. Vocabulary is not so bad, some words are very similar to English. Basically it can be complicated but it is a logical l…
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