# Anticolonialism has often been regarded as a constitutive feature of “postcolonial…

**POSTCOLONIALISM**

**Anticolonialism has often been regarded as a constitutive feature of “postcolonial…**

The rejection of colonialism and its exploitation of the subjects of the Empire is certainly a feature of postcolonial fiction. However, critics from a New Historicist perspective often argue that…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**How does Tom Buchanan from The Great Gatsby represent pseudo-intellectualism?**

From the moment readers meet Tom Buchanan, we know that he is a bully, an elitist, and arrogant. As Nick approaches Tom in Chapter 1, he describes him as having a voice with “a touch of paternal…

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**THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM**

**Please provide two quotes that prove a point for the theme of “The Pit and the Pendulum.”**

You might want to think about the theme of salvation and deliverance that runs through this excellent short story of terror and torture. Some critics have argued that this story is an allegory…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**In chaper 1 of To Kill a Mockingbird, when Mr Radley was dying, why were wooden sawhorses and…**

When Mr. Radley, “meanest man ever God blew breath into,” dies, he makes a public spectacle of it. From chapter 1: He took his time about it. Wooden sawhorses blocked the road at each end of the…

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**HISTORY**

**What do Abraham Lincoln’s “Inaugural Address” and “The Gettysburg Address” have in common and how…**

Both Addresses tried to find common ground and values for Americans. Lincoln made his inaugural address (1861) five weeks before the Civil War broke out. In it he tried to appeal for a…

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**MATH**

**teach me atleast 5 methods of solving a rubik’s cube(3*3).because i know only 2.1.corner…**

Since the directions to solving a Rubiks Cube are so long and are difficult to explain without actual pictures, I have included a few websites below that provide detailed step-by-step instructions…

**FENCES**

**Is Troy capable of loving in Fences?**

Troy is a complex man. One of Wilson’s strength is that his construction of Troy is one that is layered with intricacy. Therefore, it is not entirely easy to parse whether he is a loving man….

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**THE ROAD NOT TAKEN**

**How would we characterise the style in “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost?**

When we think of the style of a given work of literature, the word “style” is an umbrella-like term, referring to a number of different characteristics, including word choice, level of vocabulary,…

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**MATH**

**The magnetic force (FM) on a particle in a magnetic field is found by FM=I*B, I is the charge…**

The magnetic force is given by FM = I*B, where I is the charge multiplied by the velocity of the charged particle. I = 4.0*10^6*1.6*10^-19 The magnetic field is equal to 0.2 Tesla directed in a…

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**POETRY**

**What does Sean O’Brien means in the poem “Leavetaking,” especially about the patronne, things…**

In general, (as per the introduction) this poem is a tribute to the life of Peter Porter. As such, I believe there are several “inside jokes” throughout the piece, that are so personal, only those…

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**MATH**

**Solve the following system of equations: x^2 + 8y^2 + 4 = 0 , 4x^2 + 4x + 1 = 0**

We have the two equations x^2 + 8y^2 + 4 = 0 and 4x^2 + 4x + 1 = 0 to solve. 4x^2 + 4x + 1 = 0 use a^2 + 2ab + b^2 = (a + b)^2 => (2x + 1)^2 = 0 => x = -1/2 substitute in x^2 + 8y^2 + 4 = 0…

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**MATH**

**What is the distance between the cars?The distance between 2 cars when they start is 10 km. The…**

We will calculate the distance between the first car and the starting point. Let the car begins at A and move perpendicularly to B. The speed if 40 km/h Then the distance after 2 hours is : D =…

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**MATH**

**The 3rd term of an AP is 24 and the 5th term is 36. What is the sum of the first 20 terms?**

The nth term of an AP can be written as Tn = a + (n-1)d. T3 = a + 2d = 24 T5 = a + 4d = 36 T5 – T3 = 2d = 12 => d = 6 a = 24 – 2d = 12 The sum of the first 20 terms is (T1 + T20)*(20/2)…

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**MATH**

**If log(a) 2 + log(a) 4 = log (2) a^2, what is a?**

If log(a) 2 + log(a) 4 = log (2) a^2, what is a? We have log(a) 2 + log(a) 4 = log (2) a^2 convert all the terms to a form with logarithm to the base 2 => log 2 / log a + log 4 / log a = log a^2…

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**MATH**

**What are the roots of the equation x^2 + ax – b = 0 if 2a + 3b – 23 = 0 and 4a – 5b + 9 = 0**

We have the quadratic equation x^2 + ax – b = 0 to solve where the coefficients are to be obtained using the equations: 2a + 3b – 23 = 0 …(1) 4a – 5b + 9 = 0…(2) 2*(1) – (2) => 4a +…

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**MATH**

**A wire of length L can be used to make a circle and a square. How much of the wire should be used…**

WE will assume that we will use x of the wire for the square and (L-x) of the wire for the circle. Now the area of the square is given by: A= side^2 = (x/4)^2 = x^2 /16 Now the area of the circle…

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**THROUGH THE TUNNEL**

**In “Through the Tunnel” by Doris Lessing, how are the descriptions of the “wild and rocky bar”…**

Well done for observing this difference! There is definitely a marked contrast between the wild bay and the safe beach where Jerry’s mother stays. For Jerry, however the “wild-looking” bay meets…

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**LITERATURE**

**In the short story,” Lysandras Poem” by Budge Wilson whos is the antagonist and how would you…**

The antagonist is Elaine cuz even though she keeps telling the readers how she didn’t do anything wrong, and how Lysandra is the one not forgiving her. But if you actually read between the lines,…

**PRIDE AND PREJUDICE**

**What ideas of changing self are being explored in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice?**

Both Elizabeth and Darcy experience a change in self. Elizabeth realizes that she has been prideful and prejudicial while Darcy realizes that he has acted with conceit.Elizabeth first realizes she…

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**APPLICATIONS**

**what is the sum v(1)+…+v(5)? v(t)=t^3-1**

We’ll calculate the sum by substituting t by the values 1,…,5. v(1) = 1^3 -1 v(2) = 2^3 – 1 …………………. v(5) = 5^3 – 1 We’ll calculate the sum: v(1)+…+v(5) = (1^3+…+5^3) – 5*1…

**ALGEBRA1**

**What are all real solutions of equation log4 (x^2-64)/(x-2^3)=square root 4**

Since we notice that x^2-64 is a difference of squares, we’ll re-write the equation: log4 (x-8)(x+8)/(x-8) = sqrt4 We’ll simplify and we’ll get: log4 (x+8) = 2 Before solving the equation, which…

**ALGEBRA1**

**find real x for inequality to be true log3 (x+2)+log3 (x-2)<log3 (4x+1)**

We notice that the bases of logarithms from the sum from the left side, are matching. We’ll use the product rule and we’ll transform the sum into a product: log3 (x+2)(x-2) < log3 (4x+1) Since…

**DADDY**

**What does it mean to storyboard the plot line, specifically in “Daddy” by Sylvia Plath?**

I infer from this and other questions that you have asked that you are trying to convert this excellent poem concerning Plath’s relationship with her father into some form of drama or skit….

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**CALCULUS**

**Solve limit of y=[1+3^4+5^4+…+(2n-1)^4]/n^5 if applying the Cesaro-Stoltz theorem.**

The Stolz-Cesaro’s rule states that is the limit of the ratio (un+1 – un)/(vn+1 – vn) exists, then the limit of the ratio un/vn exists and it is equal to the previous limit. We’ll put the sum from…

**MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING**

**Why are the gulling scenes of Much Ado About Nothing set in a garden?**

The famous gulling scenes, in Act II scene 3 and Act III scene 1 when Benedick and then Beatrice are tricked into believing that the other is in love with them, are key moments in the play and also…

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**MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING**

**Why is Act II scene 3 in prose and Act III scene 1 in verse form in Much Ado About Nothing?**

This is a very intelligent question. Normally the distinction between verse and prose has to do with the nature of what happens in that particular scene and the kind of characters involved. On the…

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**CALCULUS**

**Prove the identity f”(x)-f'(x)-2f(x)=0 f(x)=2e^2x-3e^-x**

To prove the given identity, first we need to determine the terms in identity, namely f”(x) and f'(x). We’ll begin with f'(x): f'(x) = (2e^2x-3e^-x)’ f'(x) = 4e^2x + 3e^-x f”(x) = [f'(x)]’ f”(x) =…

**CALCULUS**

**determine derivative of composed function f(x)=x^(x^3)**

We’ll take natural logarithms both sides: ln f(x) = ln x^(x^3) Well use the power property of logarithms: ln f(x) = x^3*ln x We’ll take derivative both sides. We’ll use chain rule to the left side…

**ENOTES HELP**

**How do I know how many points will be awarded to editors on questions and discussion posts?It…**

Same here. Some posts are credited to my editor log and I get a dollar for them, others aren’t, though I get 10 points for them. Maybe posts could be marked as paying and non-paying ones, so that…

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**ALGEBRA1**

**What is expression of linear function if its graph is passing through the points (-1,3) and (3,1)?**

The equation of the line passing through the points (x1, y1) and (x2, y2) is given by ( y – y1) = [( y2 – y1)/(x2 – x1)]( x – x1) As the line passes through ( -1 , 3) and (3 , 1) we can substitute…

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**ALGEBRA1**

**Solve for real t 11^(t+1) -1=4*11^t**

We have to solve 11^(t+1) -1=4*11^t for t. 11^(t+1) -1=4*11^t => 11^t*11 – 1 = 4*11^t let 11^t = x => 11x – 1 = 4x => 7x = 1 => x= 1/7 11^t = 1/7 Here the bases are different, so we…

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**CALCULUS**

**what is dy/dx if y=(3x^4+4x^3+1)(3x^2+2x^3-1)?**

We have y = (3x^4+4x^3+1)(3x^2+2x^3-1) To find the derivative dy/dx we use the product rule. y’ = (3x^4+4x^3+1)'(3x^2+2x^3-1) + (3x^4+4x^3+1)(3x^2+2x^3-1)’ y’ = (12x^3+12x^2)'(3x^2+2x^3-1) +…

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**CALCULUS**

**How to find derivative of f(x)=(2x^2+1)/(2x^2-1)**

We have to find the derivative of f(x)=(2x^2+1)/(2x^2-1) We use the quotient rule here, which gives the derivative of f(x)/g(x) as (f'(x)*g(x)* – f(x)*g'(x))/(g(x))^2 f(x)=(2x^2+1)/(2x^2-1) f'(x) =…

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**THE GIVER**

**Jonas is shocked to see how his Father Releases the Twin. How would you feel? explain your…**

This is really a matter of personal opinion. However, it seems likely that a person watching that video would be shocked beyond belief. You would be seeing your “father,” a man you respect and…

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**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**Discuss the sociological problems in Great Expectations.**

From a sociological point of view, there is much in Dickens’ work that talks about the presence of money in one’s life. The fact that Miss Havisham was abandoned by her suitor caused sadness. His…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**Abortion Essay HelpHow have birth rates changed as a result of legalizing abortion?**

The birth rate in the US was 14.9 live births per 1000 population in 1973, the year that Roe was handed down. It was 14.0 per 1000 in 2009. You need to watch out, though, about attributing that…

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**WUTHERING HEIGHTS**

**Is there the conflict between the savage and the civilized in Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights?…**

In Emily Bronte’s novel, Wuthering Heights, I believe there is a conflict between the savage and the civilized. Heathcliff is brought to Wuthering Heights by its master, Mr. Earnshaw; his two…

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**TEACHERS**

**Racism in the ClassroomI teach at a very small, racially diverse private school. Today, two of…**

Wow! Tough one. I’ve only ever dealt with that at the college level (the students were HS students but it was a college class). What I did then was to spend the whole next session of the class…

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**RIDERS TO THE SEA**

**Please comment on Maurya’s character in Riders to the Sea.**

The character of Maurya is one that haunts us long after we have finished seeing or reading this excellent short play. As the play develops we realise that, out of her six sons, five have died at…

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**PRIDE AND PREJUDICE**

**Discuss the use of humor in Pride and Prejudice.**

It is generally known that Jane Austen uses humor in a subtle (yet effective) way in her writings. Humor is infused into the story through the actions of specific characters whose traits are quite…

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**DADDY**

**What are the things we need to think about when we have to do a theatrical adaption of the poem…**

This is an interesting question! The first thing I would do is carefully read the poem and storyboard the plot line. This will give you an idea of where the action of the poem is and where you…

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**BUSINESS**

**To maximize profit, you need to sell your output at the highest price**

To maximize profits a firm need not sell the output at the highest price. As a matter of fact in most cases trying to increase the price will result in a loss in revenue and may ultimately lead to…

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**SCIENCE**

**should people have genetic testing done before they have children? provide a strong position and…**

If there is a history of a particular genetic condition in the family, then testing would be a good idea. For example, if two people had sickle cell trait, they would have a 1 in 4 chance of having…

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**LITERATURE**

**I want to know the origin, development, nature and function of Western literary criticism. Can…**

This is a relly broad question. Literary criticism is as old as literature itself. In the past, literary criticism was primarily conceived as the study of great literature. Criticism was therefore…

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**I WANDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD**

**What is the tone of “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” by William Wordsworth?**

When we think about the tone of a work we are referring to the attitude that a writer takes towards a particular character, situation or the work as a whole. Normally the tone of a work can be…

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**THE OUTSIDERS**

**What advice would you give Dally in The Outsiders? I have a school project and i picked dally to…**

I would actually speak characterizations from Dallas’ film, Gone With the Wind. I would remind him that Rhett Butler himself has to fight through what others think about him and end up living only…

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**JUST LATHER, THAT’S ALL**

**How can I write a internal monologue from the perspective of Captain Torres in the short story,…**

If I were to write a monologue from Captain Torres’ perspective in Hernando Teliz’s short story, “Just Lather, That’s All,” I believe I would familiarize myself with what a monologue is, and then…

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**HISTORY**

**What were the functions of the Directory in the French Revolution?The aims, roles and influence…**

The Directory was the successor government after the collapse of the Committee on Public Safety which had been controlled by Maximilien Robespierre. The National Assembly wrote a new constitution…

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**MACBETH**

**How should I revise my thesis concerning Banquo as Macbeth’s foil in Macbeth?Banquo’s true honor…**

A foil in literature shares some similarities with the protagonist, but possesses characteristics that emphasize the opposite characteristics in the protagonist. Although disagreement exists among…

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**THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH**

**In “The Masque of the Red Death,” how did you react to the masked figure’s first appearance?In…**

This is a very subjective question that you are asking, so you might benefit from asking this question on the discussion posting section of this group so you can gain a wide range of different…

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