# Analyze the characterization techniques used in “A and P."specific characterization

**A&P**

**Analyze the characterization techniques used in “A and P.”specific characterization**

The primary source of characterization used by Updike is indirect. Specific techniques used in “A&P” to provide the reader with a characterization of Sammy, the protagonist, are listed below….

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**SWEAT**

I just wrote and lost a detailed answer to your question. Maybe it’ll show up yet. For now, though, let me quickly summarize. 1. We might want first to agree on a definition of “plot.” See the link…

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**MATH**

**How do you change 45 degrees to its decimal value?**

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**OEDIPUS REX**

**I am writing a essay explaining how Sophocles’ Oedipus in Oedipus Rex exemplifies or refutes…**

Probably the best place to begin is with Aristotle’s definition of a tragic hero. Write each part down, then take each one in order and see how Oedipus measure up on each one. In developing your…

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**LITERATURE**

**I was wondering the reasons why drama flourished in the Elizabethan age.There must be some…**

The convergence of circumstances that made the theatre such a popular entertainment in the Elizabethan age involves a number of factors. First, Queen Elizabeth herself loved the theatre, and this…

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**BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA**

**In Bridge to Terabithia, what feelings do Jess and Leslie share regarding other people?**

Clearly there are a number of things that unite Jess and Leslie in this excellent short story. One of the key elements is the way that they are both “outsiders” in the school community. Jess is an…

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**OTHELLO**

**In Othello, when does Emilia choose to be silent and when does she choose to speak up?**

Emilia is silent when Desdemona wonders aloud where her handkerchief is, and Othello questions Desdemona about it. Emilia knows that she has stolen the handkerchief and given it to Iago. But she…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**Discuss: “Lumberjacking is an extremely dangerous occupation”. For an argumentative essay**

If we are talking about lumberjacking in a non-mechanized environment, this is a very dangerous occupation indeed. First of all, there is the danger from the trees. Although skilled loggers can…

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**THE TEMPEST**

**How does Prospero create problems in the plot that Caliban has hatched in The Tempest?**

In order to disrupt the plot that Caliban has hatched against him, Prospero does two main things. First, he uses the conspirators’ greed against them. Second, he uses his magical powers to attack…

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**THE TEMPEST**

**Why does Prospero suddenly command the spirits he has summoned to vanish in The Tempest?**

The brief answer to this is that Prospero needs to turn his attention to the plot that Caliban has hatched against him. He knows that Caliban is plotting to kill him and he needs to take care of…

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**MATH**

**Solve the equation: 5x^2 + 13 x +8 =0**

The quadratic equation 5x^2 + 13x +8 =0 has to be solved. The solution of quadratic equation ax^2 + bx + c = 0 is given by the formula −b±b2−4ac−−−−−−−√2a-b±b2-4ac2a For 5x^2 + 13x +8 =0, a = 5, b…

**THE TEMPEST**

**At the beginning of Act 4 in The Tempest, what is Prospero’s warning to Ferdinand?**

At the start of Act IV, Prospero announces that he is going to allow Miranda and Ferdinand to get married. He has watched the way that Ferdinand has gone about all the work that he has assigned…

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**SWEAT**

**How would I cite “Sweat” in my essay? I know how to do the reference page but when I am writing…**

As I understand your question, you know how to do the reference page entry for Zora Neale Hurston’s short story “Sweat” but you’re not sure how to do the in-text citations. I recommend the source…

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**THE TEMPEST**

**How do the three storylines in Act 3 complicate the main conflict of The Tempest?**

In The Tempest, the main conflict revolves around Prospero’s desire to enact revenge upon Antonio, Sebastian, and Alonso. Prospero has set up his plan to have Ariel create a storm that grounds…

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**THE TEMPEST**

**Discuss how Act 3 is the climax of The Tempest. Be sure to use specific examples from the 3 story…**

Some readers and critics argue that the end of Act 3 in The Tempest is the climax of the play. At the end of Act 3, Ariel accuses Alonso, Sebastian, and Antonio of doing wrong against Prospero….

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**SCIENCE**

**What is the fundamental frequency of a guitar string that is 1 m long, the mass per unit length…**

An alternate method is to recognize that for a string fixed at both ends the wavelength is 2 times the length of the string. In that case you have a wavelength of 2 m. The relationship between the…

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**REVOLUTIONARY ROAD**

**In Revolutionary Road and The Great Gatsby, how is the ambitious nature of the characters the…**

I think that there has to be some qualifications here. The first would be that the relationship between April and Frank is not very analogous to that of Daisy and Tom. The former are married to…

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**To what does Montag compare kerosene in Fahrenheit 451?**

Montag compares kerosene to at least a couple of different things over the course of the book. The first comparison comes in the very first paragraph of the book. At that point, he compares…

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**ALL MY SONS**

**How does All My Sons present the relationship between men and women (main theme of the play)?**

In All My Sons, the relationship between Joe and Kate Keller is one based on lies, unquestioned support, blind faith. Kate has known all along about Joe’s dishonesty, and even though she has…

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**GRAMMAR**

**Please help me identify simple subjects and predicatesIdentify the simple subjects and predicates…**

Ok, your question is made of several parts and we can only address it in general. In every sentence, the simple subjects are the most important noun while in preds the most important word is a…

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**OF MICE AND MEN**

**Can you compare and contrast Lennie and George in Of Mice and Men?**

This information can be found in the first few pages of the book. Steinbeck takes great care to develop each of their characters so that they are strikingly different, but very able to be friends….

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**How will the work you perform as legal professionals be part of the knowledge economy?**

In this question, your instructor wants your specific opinion about your career choice and how it will fit in to the economic category of knowledge. Be sure to tailor your answer to fit what the…

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**RUDYARD KIPLING**

**What is the effectiveness and impact of the different poetic devices used in “IF” by Rudyard…**

Kipling uses several devices effectively to draw the attention of the reader and make us think. First in these lines: If you can meet with triumph and disaster And treat those two imposters just…

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**THOMAS HOBBES**

**Summarize the author’s main points(Thomas Hobbes). make sure you have 10 good points.**

– he thought people were evil and needed an absolute monarch to control them. Leviathan, a strong dictatorial government to keep people. If there is anarchy then life would be short, nasty and brutal

**SHOOTING AN ELEPHANT**

**How did the people of Burma express their hatred towards the narrator and his race in ‘Shooting…**

I believe that you can find all the examples that you need for this question in the first paragraph of the essay. There, the narrator gives at least a few ways in which the people of Burma showed…

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**BEKA LAMB**

**Did Beka show an appreciation for her culture or the culture of others? Please explain.I just…**

I believe that Beka is evolving. Just like other teens, she accepts some of the values of her culture and the culture of others, and rejects others. She is interested in her Granny Ivy’s ideas, and…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**What is the significance of Simon in the first four chapters of Lord of the Flies?how does he…**

We are first introduced to Simon as the boy who faints. Golding is playing on the idea that Simon is epileptic and therefore, according to ancient beliefs, somewhat psychic. This prophetic trait…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view – until…**

The Cunninghams fall into the 2nd of the 4 tiers of Maycomb society: White Professionals (Atticus, Miss Maudie) Poor White Farmers (Cunninghams) Poor White Trash (Ewells) Blacks (Calpurnia,…

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**MATH**

**Determine the points of inflection of y=x^3-3x^2-9x+6.**

The inflection points could be found by calculating the roots of the second derivative of the function (if there are any). For the beginning, we’ll differentiate the function:…

**MATH**

**Determine the intervals on wich f(x)=4-x^2 is increasing and the intervals on wich it is…**

In order to determine the intervals on which f(x) is an increasing or decreasing function, we’ll do the first derivative test. If the first derivative of the function is positive, then the…

**MATH**

**Investigate if y=x^99 + 99^x is increasin or decreasing.**

y = x^99 +99^x. To determine whether y(x) is increasing or decreasing. Even by common sense we a function x , x^3 or x^99 is an incresing function. The secod term 99^x is an exponential function…

**SCIENCE**

**How can I distinguish between animal and plant cells easily?I have a test coming up and I have…**

Parts that both have in common include: cell membrane, nucleus, nucleolus, ribosomes, golgi apparatus, cytoplasm, peroxisomes, vacuoles, endoplasmic reticulum. However, there are organelles…

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**HAMLET**

**In Hamlet, what are the three problems that Claudius faces at the beginning of act 4?**

Claudius is obviously in a very tricky position at the beginning of Act IV. He has just tried to find out the cause of Hamlet’s madness, thinking that it was Ophelia. He has also been made to sit…

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**HAMLET**

**In Hamlet, what are the three problems Hamlet faces at the begining of act 4?**

It is very hard not to feel sorry for Hamlet in lots of ways, though equally we might argue that he has acted disproportionately to the situation that he faces. However, let us consider what has…

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**LITERATURE**

**What are the characteristics of American Literature?**

This question is quite broad. The characteristics of American Literature tend to follow movements in American History. A few broad details of American Literature movements are that they often…

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**SCIENCE**

**When burning a salt, how do we know the flame color comes from the metal ion and not the…**

When you are doing a flame test you are using a solution of positive metal cations and negative metal anions. The reason a color is observed is that during the flame test the positive ion can…

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**THE BIBLE**

**In the story of “The parable of the prodigal son”, how does it allegorizes the idea of forgiveness.**

In the Christian Bible the parable told about the prodigal son tells of a young man who goes forth into the world and does not follow his father’s guidance. Yet, when his son returns home he is…

**ALL MY SONS**

**How does Miller signify tragedy to the audience in Act 1 of All My Sons?**

In the first act of All My Sons, the lightning striking the apple tree in the Kellers’ yard signifies the tragedy of the play. At the beginning of the play, the characters try to hide the tree…

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**MATH**

**The sum of two positive numbers is 12 and the product of one and the square of the other is…**

We’ll note the integers as x and y. The sum of the integers is 12. x + y = 12 y = 12 – x We also know that the product of one and the square of the other is a maximum. We’ll write the product of…

**MATH**

**Investigate for relative maximum or minimum points and points of inflection for y = x^4 +32x + 40**

The relative extreme points of a function could be determined by calculating the roots of the first derivative of the function. dy/dx = d/dx(x^4 +32x + 40) dy/dx = 4x^3 + 32 We’ll put dy/dx = 0….

**TEACHERS**

**How can interactive language arts build a relationship among reader, text and context?Elm/midd…**

Interactive language is mainly based on kinesthetic learning, auditive learning, and visual learning all combined. When you are able to bring relevant and interactive activities that pertain to the…

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**MATH**

**Find two integers whose sum is 12 and whose product is maximum.**

We’ll note the integers as x and y. The sum of the integers is 12. x + y = 12 y = 12 – x We also know that the product of integers is a maximum. We’ll write the product of integers as: P = x*y…

**MATH**

**What is the highest power of 18 that divides evenly into 27! ? How can I deal with questions like…**

To find the highest power of 18 in 27! We know that 18 = 2*3^2. We first decide the power 2 and the power of 3 in 27. [27/2] = 13. [14/2] = 7 [7/2] = 3 [3/2] = 1. Therefore 27! has the highest…

**MATH**

**Find the inflection point of the function y=x/(x^2+1)**

Tofind the inflexion point of y = x/(x^2+1). At the infection point d^2/dx^2 = 0. So we find d2y/dx^2 and equate it ti zero and solve for x and y . dy/dx=y’ = (x/x^2+1)’ y’ = {…

**TOM JONES**

**Explain how we can look at fiction as history.**

Fiction is not history, but we can learn a lot about history by studying fiction. If you wanted to learn about the French Revolution, A Tale of Two Cities by Dickens is a great place to start. A…

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**TEACHERS**

**What are the benefits of students reading text from a TV screen rather than a book?Elm/midd…**

Advantages: 1) You do not need to purchase class sets of books you may use only for a short time, or in small sections 2) You can enlarge the print so it is easier to see, or only include…

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**TEACHERS**

**What are benefits of using a photograph as a text in an elementary/middle school classroom?**

I would say there are lots of benefits. Especially in the study of English, all students need to be taught how to analyse all kinds of text that they are going to encounter. Clearly, photos and…

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**THE RAVEN**

**Please can you explain “The Raven” to me.**

I will help you by giving you a few “hooks” on which to base your understanding of this excellent poem. Hopefully, after reading my response you will be able to revisit the poem and understand a…

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**RELIGION**

**ISLAM OR CHRISTIANITY OR JEWISHWHICH RELIGION IS THE MOST PERFECT ONE ?**

This question is impossible to answer because the answer will be different for everyone. There are many factors that contribute to a persons beliefs, for example, how a person was raised and in…

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**A FAREWELL TO ARMS**

**What are the double meanings of the title of the novel ‘A Farewell to Arms’ ?**

Well in reality one can never truly make a farewell to arms. Although Frederic escaped the war and believes he has found peace, in the end death is inescapable.