# Argue that the BP Oil Spill was the most important story of the decade, showing its lasting…

**HISTORY**

**Argue that the BP Oil Spill was the most important story of the decade, showing its lasting…**

If the Deepwater Horizon oil spill comes to be seen as the biggest story of the decade, it will be because of its impact on the energy industry and Americans’ use of fossil fuels. Otherwise, it…

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**A CHRISTMAS CAROL**

**What are some quotes about Scrooge that show his personality and some quotes about his…**

Of all the memorable characters created by Charles Dickens, Scrooge is probably the best known. In fact, his very name has become synonymous with that of a cold-hearted miser. In his novella,…

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**LITERATURE**

**South American/Latin American authors & texts What one text, written by someone specifically…**

I teach elements of Pablo Neruda’s work alongside sections of Isabel Allende’s. Both are from Chile and both are directly related to the time period of the Pinochet coup and the events surrounding…

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**MATH**

**Write a sine and a cosine equation to model the movement of the boat in the following case:A boat…**

The vertical distance between the high and the low points of the boat is 9 m. This means that the high point is 4.5 m above the mean and the low point is 4.5 m below the mean. And there are 5…

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**GRAMMAR**

**Explain the meaning of “determined” in, “You are determined that something will happen.”Does…**

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, “shall” is a command or a promise. Therefore, the sentence, “You shall go to the ball, Cinderella.” is a promise. Moreover, when used…

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**THE TEMPEST**

**What are some examples of improper and proper uses of power and authority in The Tempest?I have…**

Consider the roles that magic and social hierarchy play in the context of The Tempest. When Ferdinand and Miranda have their wedding, the spirits gather around them to bless the union. They…

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**THE BIBLE**

**Please identify the people who appear in John chapter 21 of the New Testament.**

Chapter 21 of John’s book is under speculation. Chapter 20 contains references found in other gospels. Our bible as stands today reports the following personages in chapter 21: Simon Peter, Thomas…

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**THE BIBLE**

**Please identify the people who appear in John Chapter 20 New Testament.**

Mary Magdalene finds the stone removed from the tomb and runs to tell two disciples what happened. Many resources reference the other Mary too, although in the New International Version, it does…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Scout’s Narrator ReliabilityIt is interesting to think that Scout, the narrator of Harper Lee’s…**

I think what is achieved is indeed the focusing on detail – such as the gifts from Boo Radley – but without compromising the story. Given the fact that any frst person narrative is only written…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**How do you start a comparison essay between a movie and the original play?I have to write an…**

I think that your introduction should outline the basic idea of your paper. Since you are going to be comparing the different levels between the film and the play, I think that your introduction…

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**THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE**

**What is the historical and social background of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, especially in relation to…**

Historically, Stevenson wrote during the Victorian period, the imperialistic reign of Queen Victoria. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde reflects the duality that was inherent in London…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Please provide quotations about religion in To Kill a Mockingbird.**

There are several references to religion in the book. Religion is a backdrop for everything that takes place. There are several instances of outright conflict between religions, such as Miss…

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**MACBETH**

**Act 3 Scene 6 Lennox seems to be very careful in his speech. Why is he cautious in what he says?…**

Lennox IS quite careful in his speech. In Act 3, scene 5, Macbeth tells his wife that he has spies in every lord’s house: There’s not a one of them but in his house I keep a servant fee’d….

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**MACBETH**

**What are some examples of personification, paradox and alliteration in Act 1 of Macbeth?I found…**

The play begins with one of the most often quoted paradoxes: Fair is foul and foul is fair. A paradox is a seeming contradiction, and this line spoken by all three witches at the end of the first…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**Where does Ralph show a lack of cooperation in the beginning of the book that affects him later…**

If I were to answer this question, I would look at Chapter 4, in which Ralph refuses to allow Jack a free pass on letting the fire go out when Jack and his group went hunting. Even though Jack…

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**THE MIRACLE WORKER**

**In The Miracle Worker, what reason does James give for the hens not laying eggs?**

In the playThe Miracle Worker this particular scene refers to a poignant moment in which the Kellers were eating together, and Annie was struggling in the process of making Helen take…

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**GONE WITH THE WIND**

**In Gone with the Wind, can somebody describe Scarlett’s coming-of age in terms of aesthetic…**

Scarlett O’ Hara was very fond of the fact that she would be at an age where she gets to flaunt the latest fashions, the smallest waist line, and the best-looking features among the other young…

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**HISTORY**

**What was the lasting effect of the Bernie Madoff Scandal on our society — the effect that make…**

The Madoff scandal is important for two reasons — it has two major effects on society (other than impoverishing the people that Madoff swindled). First, the swindle makes it more likely that there…

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**BUSINESS**

**Critically evaluate the main networks of communication in a small and large organization.I have…**

In a question like this, I think that consulting with the instructor might be the best step in terms of gaining clarity. There are times when open dialogue is the most effective policy in gaining…

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**ISLAMIC LITERATURE**

**Can someone tell me something about the Muslim view on cosmology?Can someone tell me something…**

This is a fairly broad and intense question. I think that you will find that the answers you gain here will help open more questions and lead you on a journey through one of the world’s most…

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**MATH**

**What are x and y given that x + 2y = 5 and 2x +4y = 6?**

We have the two equations: x + 2y = 5 … (1) 2x + 4y = 6 … (2) From (1) we have x + 2y = 5 => 2x + 4y = 10 And from (2) we have 2x + 4y = 6. Both of these cannot be true as it would imply 6 =…

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**MATH**

**how it is possible to solvex^2+1=-8 I have no ideea. x^2=-9 impossible?**

You have to use imaginary numbers here. Remember that i is the square root of -1. Since – 9 is -1*9, then the square root of -9 is the square root of -1 times the square root of 9. This means that…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**How do ethical and moral issues related to genetically modified crops affect society?**

The fact that some people think there are ethical and moral issues related to GMO crops affects society mainly by reducing the amount of food that is available. If people did not fear GMO crops,…

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**HISTORY**

It would be helpful if you would tell us what context you are asking this question in. However, the most likely answer for this is that the term “the elect” refers to those people who have been…

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**BUSINESS**

**business analysisWhai is the real number of tools of business analysis**

Many people think that everybody can make more money from business but actually business is the way of thorns where any body can’t get success without hard work or good mind.If we start any…

**BUSINESS**

What is most important about this management strategy is that it is data-driven. It is a strategy that does not rely on perceptions but rather upon statistics. This is the biggest difference…

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**BUSINESS**

**Database view Advantages of database view**

A database can pull information from multiple areas and put it all in one large database where the information can then be viewed and analyzed in many different ways without any danger of changing…

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**MATH**

**cubeA cube has a surface area of 194.94 square inches. Find how many inches long is one of its…**

This might be better suited for the Math board, but I will give it a shot. Since a cube has six sides we can first divide the 194,4 by 6. This will us give us the area of each side, then we know…

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**HEALTH ISSUES**

**Green teaI heard that green tea beverage is good for diabetics. Is it true?**

There is no real proof that this is true for human beings. It has clearly worked in lab animals, though. In human beings, it seems that it may do something to help people who are just slightly…

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**SCIENCE**

**Born in the winterHow bad for neurological health could it be to be born in the winter?**

It appears that being born in winter can lead to an increased incidence of brain tumors in children and to more psychiatric problems for adults. At least some studies have shown a connection…

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**HEALTH ISSUES**

**Heavy Metal ToxicityDiscuss about Heavy Metal Toxicity**

Most of us when exposed to heavy metals are able to successfully excrete them from our systems. Some people cannot excrete them from their system and a build up occurs, people with chronic…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Inferiority complex and successIs an inferiority complex a hindrance in attaining success?**

A person who has an inferiority complex will most often have a harder time achieving success in life than someone who does not have such a condition. Let us look at the first line of the eNotes…

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**THE RAVEN**

**How do literary elements heighten the impact of a poem?I stumbled upon a website that was all…**

Poe uses literary elements quite effectively to develop the mood of this poem. Poe is often credited with being one of the fathers of mystery and of Gothic literature. This particular poem creates…

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**ARTS**

**Britain’s Got Talent Good EvansWhat song did Good evans sing in their second round?**

watch good evans second round on britain’s got talent, what songs did they sing?

**SCIENCE**

**how to solve problems in ionic equilibrium**

Perhaps the most important ionic equilibrium is the ratio of hydrogen ions to hydroxide ions in pure water. This can be used to deduce the dissociation constant of water. It is known, from…

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**BELOVED**

**How can I write an introduction of essay about analysis “Beloved, thou has brought me many…**

If you have your main points already, then I assume you have a good understanding of the poem as a whole. I think the best way to start your essay is to talk about the general theme of the poem,…

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**MATH**

**Prove that the curves x^2-3x+1 and 2x^2+x+4 are intercepting.**

To find if the two curves intercept or not, we equate them, as at the point of intersection the x and y coordinates are the same. x^2-3x+1 = 2x^2+x+4 => 2x^2 – x^2 + x + 3x + 4 – 1 = 0 => x^2…

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**MATH**

**Prove Sin A + Sin B + Sin C – Sin(A+B+C) = 4 Sin ((A+B)/2) Sin ((B+C)/2) Sin ((C+A)/2)The actual…**

Prove Sin A + Sin B + Sin C – Sin(A+B+C) = 4 Sin ((A+B)/2) Sin ((B+C)/2) Sin ((C+A)/2). Given A+B+C = 180 degree. We use sin x+sin y = 2sin(x+y)/2 *cos(x-y)/2. So Sin A+sin B = 2 sin (A+B)/2 *…

**ABSALOM AND ACHITOPHEL**

**What is the purpose of Dryden’s Absalom and Achitophel?**

Through allegorical allusions to the Bible episode of King David and his illegitimate son, Absalom, Absalom and Achitophel is a satire of Charles II’s political enemies. Although Dryden uses…

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**THE CHERRY ORCHARD**

**Can we consider “The Cherry Orchard” as a work which presents “Naturalism”?**

Since we are only allowed to answer one question at a time, I edited your multiple questions and will answer the main one: Is Cherry Orchard considered a naturalist piece of literature? The answer…

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**MATH**

**Determine the area between the curve y=cos x/(4+sin x), the lines x=0 and x=pi/2 and the x axis?**

First we find the integral of y=cos x/(4+sin x) Let 4 + sin x = t => dt/dx = cos x => dt = cos x dx Int [ cos x/(4+sin x) dx] => Int [ (1/t) dt] => ln t + C => ln ( 4 + sin x) + C…

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**MATH**

**How to solve the integral of y=1/(x-2)^1/3?**

We have to integrate y = 1 / (x-2)^1/3 Int [ y ] = Int [ 1 / (x-2)^1/3 dx] Let x – 2 = t dt/dx = 1 => dt = dx Int [ 1 / (x-2)^1/3 dx] => Int [ 1 / t^1/3 dt] => Int [ t^(-1/3) dt] =>…

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**MATH**

**What is the x solution of the equation?4^(x+1)/2 = 12 – 2^x**

We have to solve 4^(x+1)/2 = 12 – 2x. 4^(x+1)/2 = 12 – 2x => 4^(x+1) = 24 – 4x => 4^x*4^1 = 24 – 4x => 4^x = 24/4 – 4x/4 => 4^x = 6 – x It is not possible to solve any further for x.

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**MATH**

**Write the fraction (3x-2)/(x-3)(x+1) as partial fractions.**

We have to write (3x-2)/(x-3)(x+1) as the sum of fractions. Let us write (3x-2)/(x-3)(x+1) = A / (x – 3) + B/(x +1) => [A(x +1) + B(x – 3)]/(x-3)(x+1) = (3x-2)/(x-3)(x+1) => Ax + A + Bx – 3B…

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**MATH**

**What are the solutions of the equation: cos x + cos 3x = 0?**

We have to find the solution x for the equation cos x + cos 3x = 0. Using the relation cos 3x = 4 ( cos x)^3 – cos x, we can write cos x + cos 3x = 0 as: cos x + 4 ( cos x)^3 – cos x = 0 => 4 (…

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**MATH**

**Find the angle a for the identity 2sin^2a-sina-1=0 to be true.**

We have to find a for the identity 2sin^2a-sina-1=0 to be true. Now 2* (sin a)^2 – sin a – 1 =0 let y = sin a => 2y^2 – y – 1 =0 => 2y^2 – 2y + y – 1 =0 => 2y( y – 1) + 1(y-1) = 0 =>…

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**THE ODYSSEY**

**In book 19 of the Odyssey, what is Odysseus up to when he asks for an old retainer, the “soul of…**

Odysseus is continuing the slow and deliberate process of returning home and allowing certain people to recognize him so that his return will be on his terms rather than according to someone…

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**THE ODYSSEY**

**Why does Odysseus say to Penelope, “So then, here is your house, ask me anything else but please…**

First, one must remember that ancient Greece is quite different from today. In Ancient Greece and ancient literature, the woman, in her marriage to her husband, had to pledge unweilding loyalty and…

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**THE ODYSSEY**

**In Book 18 of the Odyssey, what does Odysseus discover as he begins the testing of the women?**

As he finds in many other instances, he learns that the maidservants have not necessarily been as loyal to him as he hoped. His long absence has basically left many of them to assume that he will…

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**THE ODYSSEY**

**In Book 18 of The Odyssey, why do Penelope’s demands for gifts from the suitors please Odysseus?**

Odysseus is a character famous for his acts of quick-thinking and intelligence, achieving his objectives not necessarily through brawn but definitely through brain. These are qualities he has…

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