15 Answered Questions for the topic American Literature

Why does Atticus admire Mrs. Dubose?

Scout and Jem hate Mrs. Dubose. They are afraid of her because she yells things at them and makes derogatory comments about their father when they walk by her house. After Jem cuts Mrs. Dubose's... more

what beliefs, works and styles of the puritans are still evident in contemporary culture?

please help, i don’t understand this and would like to understand before my next class which is in an hour

How does Morton view the Indians?

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What different effect is conveyed by the poem's focus upon a solitary bird?

Migrating birds usually travel in flocks and follow a leader. The poem I'm asking about is "To a Waterfowl" by William Cullen Byrant

how does Harper Lee use a young narrator to show that racism is taught not human nature?

I am writing an essay based on this thesis statement and I need help fully understanding it and finding examples from the text. To Kill A Mockingbird. this essay is due soon so a soon as possible... more

In "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God," Edwards presents God as a being who

A) continually redefines the rules of the universe B) enjoys human suffering and misery C) is often angry and vengeful D) easily forgives repentant sinners

What slavery law was established in 1857 by the Dred Scott Decision?

Slaves traveling in free states remain enslaved.Slaves traveling in free states are considered free citizens.Free states must provide settlements for runaway slaves.Proslavery states must provide... more

What is the object of the preposition by means of?

Some activists for civil rights registered their feelings by means of protest.   civil rights A activists B feelings C  protest D

What is the object of the preposition by means of?

Some activists for civil rights registered their feelings by means of protest.   civil rights A activists B feelings C  protest D

Identify the helping verb or verbs in the sentence’s verb phrase.

I should have gone to the ice rink, but my mother needed help at home. 1.should2.should have3.have gone4.have

What is the antecedent of the pronoun they?

English settlers built forts and towns, but they also established farms. 1.forts2.settlers3.towns4.farms

Which words in the sentence are nouns?

English colonists often exchanged goods and knowledge with Native Americans.   a.colonists, often, knowledge, Native Americansb.English, colonists, exchanged, goodsc. colonists, goods, knowledge,... more

Which underlined word is an indefinite pronoun?

I gave the information to her, but anyone could have copied it for himself.

Which underlined word functions as a preposition in the sentence?

The speaker looked around, and then spoke with a thunderous voice.

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