Analyze the significance of clothing in Hwang’s M. Butterfly.

# Analyze the significance of clothing in Hwang’s M. Butterfly.

• BUTTERFLY

Analyze the significance of clothing in Hwang’s M. Butterfly.

Clothing serves as a symbol of character in Hwang’s M. Butterfly. When Song takes on the role of Butterfly, he must dress in lavish feminine clothing and costumes to disguise his true sex. But…

• SOHRAB AND RUSTUM

What makes the story of “Rostam and Sohrab” a tragedy?Basically I want to know what makes the…

In a translation of “Rostam and Sohrab” by Helem Zimmern (see link below), the story begins: “Give ear unto the combat of Sohrab against Rostam, though it be a tale replete with tears.” From the…

• THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER

What are some parallels in Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “The Fall of the House of Usher”?

As befitting a gothic tale, Poe uses many parallels to construct this masterful story of horror and dread. However, two of the most striking that, to me, are central to the story and its impact are…

• INDIAN DRAMA

Is Rama an exemplary man for his society?

I think that it is difficult to find that Rama is not the perfect man for his social setting. Rama always adheres to his function in society, his dharma. He never lets his freedom stand in the…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Our family contains the most important people in our lives. What do you think?

I think that this is generally true, but not in all cases. Our family is definitely the most important group of people in our lives as we grow up. They give us our basic education — both academic…

• MATH

A coin is tossed and a single 6-sided die is rolled. Find the probability of landing on the head…

Probability of head and 3 on a die is: P( head and 3 ) = p(head )* P(3) We multiply probabilities because we have 2 independent events. We know that p(head) = 1/2 Also p(3) = 1/6 Then P( head and…

• MATH

Find the critical points and the local extreme values. f(x)=(sinx)^2-[sqrt(3)*sinx] 0 < x…

f(x) = sinx)^2 – sqrt(3)*sinx 0<x<pi To find critical values, we wil need to determine first derivative. f'(x) = 2sinx*cosx – sqrt(3)*cosx Let us factor: f'(x)=cosx ( 2sinx – sqrt3)…

• MATH

A number from 1 to 10 is chosen at random. What is the probability of choosing a 5 or an even…

The numebers chosen are from 1 to 10. Then possible outcomes are: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 The probability of chosen a 5 OR and even number = probability of chosen a 5 + probability of chosen an even…

• HISTORY

How did humanism “shatter” the medieval mind?Its for History 102. During the middle ages

This statement assumes that the “medieval mind” held ideas that were very different from the ideas espoused by the humanists. By bringing their new ideas into circulation, the humanists made it…

• MATH

A single 6-sided die is rolled. What is the probability of rolling a number that is not 4?

We will assume that thsi is a regular 6-sided die numbered from 1 to 6 Then the outcomes are: 1,2,3,4,5,6 Then the probability of chosen a 4 = 1/6 Then the probability of rolling a number that is…

• MATH

If a number is chosen at random from the following list, what is the probability that it is not…

We have the numbers: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19 The prime number is an integer that is dividible by 1 and itself only. We notice that all the abpve numbers are prime numbers. Then the probability…

• MATH

If f(x) = x^2+3 g(x) =sqrt(x) determine (fog)(x) and (gof)(x).

f(x) = x^2 + 3 g(x) = sqrtx fog(x) = f(g(x) = f(sqrtx) = (sqrtx)^2 + 3 = x+ 3 ==> fog(x) = x+ 3 gof(x) = g(f(x) = g(x^2 + 3) =…

• MATH

If f(x) = x^2 + 5 and g(x) = sqrt(2x) then find (fog)(x) and (gof)(x)

f(x) = x^2 + 5 g(x) = sqrt(2x) First we will find fog(x) (fog)(x) = f(g(x) Then we will subsitute x with g(x) in f(x): ==> f(g(x) = (g(x)^2 + 5 Now sibsitute with g(x) = sqrt(2x) ==> f(g(x))…

• MATH

Find the equation of the line passes through the point ( 5,-2) and parallel to the line : 2y-x = 5

First we will write the equation for the line in the standard format: y-y1 = m(x-x1) where (x1,y1) any point passes through the line and m is the slope. ==> y–2 = m(x-5) ==> y+ 2 = m(x-5)…

• MATH

What is the sample space for choosing a prime number less than 15 at random?

The sample space is the set of possible outcomes of an event. We need first we determine the prime numbers less than 15. The Prime numbers is an integer divisible by 1 and itself only. Prime…

• MATH

What is the sample space for choosing 1 letter at random from the word DIVIDE?

The sample space is the possible outcomes from the word divide. the letters are: d i v i d e Then possible outcomes are: { d, i, v, e}

• MATH

What is the probability that a single card chosen from a deck is not an ace?

The deck of cards has 52 cards. There are 4 sets of cards. 4 of the cards are aces. Then the number of cards other that aces is = 52-4 = 48 Then the probability of choses a card that is not an ace…

• THE SCARLET LETTER

Could you help me understand the quote from The Scarlet Letter below?”It is remarkable, that…

Real quick, you have to understand that The Scarlet Letter (being about a sin in the Puritan population) is going to deal with some matters that are highly spiritual. These matters refer to an…

How does technology affect an economy’s productivity?

Technology generally increases the productivity in an economy. To understand why this is so, let us look at what productivity is. Productivity is a measure of how much in the way of value the…

• MATH

why is triangle stronger than the square?explain why please

Let’s use the stability of a three-legged table opposed to the stability of a four-legged table as an example. A plane is described as three non-collinear points. Therefore, the three legs lie in…

What is the relationship between inflation and stagflation?

Basically, inflation is one part of stagflation. But inflation, all by itself, is not the same thing as stagflation. Inflation is when the general level of prices goes up in a country’s economy….

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are the symbols that have developed in chapter 19 of To Kill a Mockingbird?

The symbol that shines through is the symbol of the mockingbird in this chapter. Remember in chapter 10 when the kids were told not to shoot mockingbirds because all they do is make beautiful music…

• ENOTES HELP

How do I cite enotes articles in APA format?I need to use the APA format for all citations…

Cite this like any other encyclopedia with editor. For example: Smith, J. (2004). Martin Luther. In L. McDonald (ed.), Encyclopedia of science and religion. Babson Press. Retrieved November 20,…

• GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Explain the metaphor of seed in chapter 8 of Great Expectations?Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations

In my opinion, the seed discussion is a metaphor for the cycle of life. On the first page of chapter 8, Pip notices that Pumblechook is a seedsman and Pip considers the trade wondering if those…

• MACBETH

Does Lady Macbeth show any guilt or concern for her part in Duncan’s murder before the “Out,…

The last appearance of Lady Macbeth before she sleepwalks onto the stage, in Act V, scene i, is the banquet scene and its aftermath, Act III, scene iv. Lady Macbeth does accept the guilt for her…

• HEART OF DARKNESS

Discuss what role homosexuality plays in Heart of Darkness and why a gender-focused critiscm…

I must admit that I am rather dismissive of the benefits of queer theory in terms of studying novels such as this. In my opinion, the idea that there was some kind of homosexual relationship…

• MACBETH

In Macbeth, can the following be proven: women are weaker, & men are stronger.

• MACBETH

List examples that show that Macbeth is aware of the difference between good and evil and knows…

There is a change in the behaviour of Macbeth from the early Acts (I, II), and the turning point for Macbeth is the manifestation of the ghost of Banquo, a figment (possibly) of his guilty…

• THE CANTERBURY TALES

Why does the old woman, in the Wife of Bath’s tale want control over the knight? use a quotation…

In the Prologue to the “Wife of Bath’s Tale” the Wife relates little antecdotes about her life and her many marriages in particular. A running theme of her view of life and marriage is that the…

• SONNY’S BLUES

Besides Sonny’s conflict with himself (overcoming drug addiction), what other conflicts are…

Other conflicts in “Sonny’s Blues” exist between Sonny and his brother, the narrator. The narrator expects that Sonny will settle down and get a job, but Sonny has no wish for a regular job. Music…

• BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON

How does symbolism establish the theme or conflict in “By the Waters of Babylon?”

I am not actually sure that symbolism has much to do with establishing the theme of this short story – far more valid and important to working out the theme is the setting, so in my response I will…

• SONNY’S BLUES

In Sonny’s Blues, how are the narrator and Sonny directly and indirectly characterized?In…

In “Sonny’s Blues,” the narrator is directly characterized as having little compassion for drug users. For instance, when Sonny’s heroin-using friend comes to the school yard (and the narrator has…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In describing Mayella, on the first page of chapter 18 Lee says of her, “she seemed somehow fragile-looking, but when she sat facing us in the witness chair she became what she was, a thick-bodied…

• FRANKENSTEIN

In Frankenstein, what are the main points of Victor’s speech just before he dies, especially his…

When Victor realizes that he is going to die, he summons Walton to his bed and makes several significant points in his final speech. He tells Walton: 1. That he has let go of his feelings of…

• 1984

What does the St. Clements rhyme from the novel 1984 symbolize?

This rhyme, like the snowstorm that Winston Smith purchases, functions in a number of different ways. We first are introduced to this popular rhyme in Britain in Chapter 8, when Winston finds the…

• FRANKENSTEIN

Describe how Victor becomes ill and is nursed by Clerval (chapter five of Mary Shelley’s…

Chapter five, of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, is filled with great fear and illness for Victor. At the opening of the chapter, Victor tells readers of his success at re-animating life. Horrified…

• CHEMISTRY

How can I write orbital notations and complete electron configuration for the following elements?…

Orbital notation refers to the electron configuration of an element. The notation tells you how many electrons are in the element, what orbitals of the atom they are in, and in what direction the…

• FRANKENSTEIN

As seen in chapter five of Shelley’s Frankenstein, describe Victor’s feelings and emotions…

Mary Shelley included a stanza from Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” in chapter five of her novel Frankenstein. This inclusion is found after Victor has found success in re-animating…

• FRANKENSTEIN

As seen in Frankenstein, describe how Victor runs from his laboratory. Thank you for everything;…

The answer to this question is found in chapter five of the novel. Victor has just succeeded in reanimating life, but he realizes when he “saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open” that his…

• HISTORY

What type of products did the cottage industry produce?

I assume that you are talking about the sort of cottage industries referred to in the link here — ones that were the precursors to the factories that really brought in the Industrial Revolution….

• MATH

Write a cubic function that passes through the points. (-3, 0) (-1, 10) (0,0) (4, 0)Please…

Let f(x) be the cubic function. Then, we will write the function into the standard format: f(x) = ax^3 + bx^2 + cx + d Now to dteremine a,b,c,and d values, we will subsitute the points given. The…

• HISTORY

Explain the role that machines played in making factories successful in the U.S. during the…

Machines played two major roles in making factories successful during the Industrial Revolution. First, they allowed factories to produce much larger quantities of th products than could previously…

• FRANKENSTEIN

Explain how pathetic fallacy is used to paint a gloomy picture of how the Creature comes to life…

The term pathetic fallacy was originally coined by John Ruskin in order to define the use of poetic language (normally imagery and/or personification) to allow readers to attach emotion to natural…

• CRISPIN: THE CROSS OF LEAD

why did bear and crispin encounter so few people on their journey?

This is because the Great Plague was around this time and they actually did go through a few towns in which they played music and juggled for money.

• THE CRUCIBLE

Why is Mary Warren embarrassed and fearful when John Proctor enters the room in Act 1?

There are several reasons why Mary Warren fears Proctor in Act 1. First of all, he had forbid her to leave the house. (He is her boss, he has the right to do that.) Secondly, he seems a rather…

List features of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and describe how the customer benefits from each.

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner represents a quantum leap in aircraft design. It incorporates composite materials instead of predominantly aluminum, and is equipped with revolutionary systems that make…

What are the implications for Boeing of its Dreamliner market structure?

The market structure for the Dreamliner is an oligopoly. This is because there are only a very few (probably only one other besides Boeing) competitors in this marketplace. This falls under the…

• FRANKENSTEIN

How does chapter 5 of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley prepare the reader for what happens in the story?

Chapter 5 is central to the novel as this is the point where the creature comes to life. It is important as we see Victorâ€™s reaction to his creation and its responses to him. We see how…

• SCIENCE

What would happen if the earth’s gravity is 1/2 of what it is today?If gravity will be 1/2 of…

First of all for the earth’s gravity to be 1/2 of what it is today, the earth’s mass needs to be 1/2 of what it is today because gravity depends on the mass of an object. That’s why the moon has a…

• EMILY DICKINSON

In “Water, is taught by thirst” and “Success is counted sweetest”, how is the paradox of each…

I am assuming that this is a follow-up question to the answer that I gave yesterday about these two poems, so I have altered the question to respond to “Water, is taught by thirst” and “Success is…