At the end of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, where do George and his wife finally settle?

At the end of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, where do George and his wife finally settle?

  • UNCLE TOM’S CABIN

At the end of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, where do George and his wife finally settle?

The simple answer to your question is that George and Eliza settle in Montreal, Canada and become missionaries in Africa. It is important to note, however, the significance here in regards to…

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  • MANIAC MAGEE

Why is Maniac upset with himself for crossing the finish line backwards when racing with Mars Bar…

Maniac is upset with himself for crossing the finish line backwards when racing with Mars Bar because in doing so, he is rubbing his victory in the face of his opponent. It is bad enough for Mars…

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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL

In what city does Scrooge have his business and does he live in the same town?

Scrooge’s countinghouse is located in the city of London, the setting of many of the narratives of Charles Dickens. The mention of St Paul’s Cathedral in “A Christmas Carol” attests to this fact…

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  • PYGMALION

Why does Mrs Higgins say that Higgins cannot attend Doolittle’s wedding?

Stubborn as always, Professor Higgins doesn’t rise when everyone else does in order to attend Doolittle’s wedding. (Doolittle, of course, is Eliza’s father.) From Act IV, here is what the text…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

Why doesn’t Curley like Lennie?

Curley has a complex about being small and compensates by playing the bully. To “strut his stuff” he has taken up boxing and just looks for an occasion to show what he can do. Lennie Small (his…

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  • I STAND HERE IRONING

How might you explain Emily’s gift for comedy?Tillie Olsen’s “I Stand Here Ironing”

That’s a pretty intersting question, one the story really doesn’t explain. I imagine that Emily has develped this “deadly clowning” as a means of coping with the many difficulties she has faced…

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  • SCIENCE

Do electrons tend to go to regions of high or low potential?

This is a confusing concept but if you think about it, it is not at all complicated. First, we must realize that electrons are not in some narrow orbit but occupy a general space like a cloud. Each…

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  • ODE ON A GRECIAN URN

Ode on a Grecian urn.It is said that the poem Ode On A Grecian Urn by John Keats is a fine…

A lovely and classic statement of Romantic philosophy, this poem. The last lines are often quoted: ‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty,–that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.’ Since…

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  • MAX BEERBOHM

With specific reference to the text of the essay and the criteria for a formal and informal essay…

It sounds like you have some criteria present in your possession about what determines a formal essay and what defines an informal essay. You will need to apply that critieria to Beerbohm’s…

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  • INVISIBLE MAN

In Chapter 9, why does the narrator refuse grits and pork chops at the breakfast counter?

In Chapter 9 the narrator is still trying to establish a new identity that is different from the one he had a southern college student. In New York he is eager to be seen as sophisticated, to fit…

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  • THE HIDING PLACE

What three things did God help Corrie and Betsie get past the guards in The Hiding Place?

God helps Corrie and Betsie get their Bible, a bottle of vitamins, and Betsie’s blue sweater past the guards. When Corrie and Betsie are ordered to report to the processing center at Ravensbruck,…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

What symbol does Fitzgerald use as the outward manifestation of Gatsby’s wealth? What does this…

Actually, there are several symbols of Gatsby’s wealth in the novel, and each serves to reinforce ideas developed within the novel as a whole. First, Gatsby’s mansion symbolizes his great wealth….

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  • BUSINESS

An advertising on a known deodrant shows a young beautiful girl is upset to meet her boyfriend,…

There are probably several advertising motives present in this particular ad. One of the motives I see in it is the “bandwagon” motive. Essentially, in this motive the advertisement attempts to…

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  • THE HIDING PLACE

What pest did Betsie thank God for in The Hiding Place?

Betsie gives thanks to God for the fleas. Corrie and Betsie have just arrived at Ravensbruck. They are taken to their “permanent quarters,” a huge dormitory more squalid and filthy than anywhere…

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  • SCHINDLER’S LIST

What is the name of the music track during the burning of 10,000 Jewish people scene? I can’t…

The track name is “Immolation- With our Lives, We Give Life.” Give Our Lives.” I think this is the track to which you refer, and I think it is track number 3. It is the music heard when Schindler…

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  • A DOLL’S HOUSE

Why will this Christmas be different for Nora and her husband?

This Christmas is different because Torvald, Nora’s husband, has recently been promoted at the bank where he works. Nora sees this promotion as an end to her financial struggles and a way to pay…

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  • YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN

In “Young Goodman Brown,” why is it significant that Hawthrone names Goodman Brown’s wife “Faith”?

Brown’s wife having been named Faith is very significant since Hawthorne’s story has been classified as an allegory of man’s loss of faith. As an allegory “Young Goodman Brown” represents abstract…

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  • WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

What is the uniqueness of William Shakespeare’s comedies ?What is the uniqueness of William…

Actually, they are not! Other writers for “The King’s Men” and other theatrical troupes were writing other plays, and Shakespeare’s comedies were not really “unique” (one of a kind). For example,…

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  • STEPHEN KING

Why is Sam Norton possibly one of the worst Wardens at Shawshank?what is a personality trait…

Warden Norton’s hypocrisy makes him an extremely unlikeable character at Shawshank. His claim of revering the Blble and its spiritual conditions is only matched by his sense of larceny and extreme…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

In chapter IV of The Great Gatsby, about what matter does Jordan speak to Nick? How does she know…

In Chapter 4, Jordan reveals the origins of Gatsby and Daisy’s love affair. She explains that Gatsby met Daisy when he was stationed at Camp Taylor, and they planned to marry when he returned….

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  • THE LOTTERY

Some themes that describe “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson are violence, tradition, and sexism….

Certainly, one of the themes of “The Lottery” is tradition. Throughout the entire story, the reader can see that this is a village that follows tradition almost blindly. When anyone questions why…

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  • THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING

What does Milan Kundera mean by “the unbearable lightness of being?”themes about the novel

Kundera’s title of the work reflects a passage in which he sought to distinguish between “weight” and “lightness.” When he speaks of weight, he is speaking of the weight of our experiences, our…

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  • THE HOBBIT

Describe how Bilbo Baggins in the book The Hobbit becomes like someone he hates while at the end…

Bilbo spends much of The Hobbit not being a huge fan of himself. Becomes like someone he hates by going on the adventure to begin with. Bilbo didn’t exactly heed Gandalf’s request at the…

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  • MACBETH

What does Lady Macbeth give up in order to be strong enough to convince Macbeth to kill Duncan?

She relinquishes her femininity through her “unsex me” speech. In Act 1, Scene 5, Lines 30-44, she pleads: “Come you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, And fill me from the crown…

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  • IN THE TIME OF THE BUTTERFLIES

According to Patria, what will be the Dominicans’ challenge when Trujillo is no longer…

According to Patria, when Trujillo is no longer president, the challenge to Dominicans will be “forgiving each other for what (they) had all let come to pass”. Patria makes this observation after…

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  • ESSAY LAB

Reality is unforgiving – there is no escape.this is my essay topic and i hav no idea how to…

The first question is whether you have to support the idea or go against it. I am not able to fully grasp where you have to go with it. Regardless of which way you go with it, your answers might…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What age is Lady Montague in Romeo & Juliet?

It was not unusual at all for a family to arrange the marriage of their daughter when she was as young as 13 or 14, so it’s possible that Lady Montague wasn’t even thirty years old yet. In any…

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  • WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

In a critical appreciation of poets William Wordsworth and John Keats, how relevant are their…

Being representatives of the Romantic period of poetry, Keats and Wordsworth were relevant to both their times and contemporary periods of history, as well. Their ideas of emphasizing emotions…

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  • RIDERS TO THE SEA

Descibe the circumstances of Bartley’s death in Riders to the Sea.

As the play begins, Maurya is a poor Irish woman who has lost her husband, her father-in-law, and her first four sons to the sea. Her fifth son Michael, also feared drowned, has been missing far…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

Who is the narrator of “A Rose for Emily”?

The narrator is not named in “A Rose for Emily.” However, the narrator refers to himself as “we,” and the town as “ours,” so critics have attributed the identity of the narrator to the…

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  • SCIENCE

I need to do a documentary about floor in construction.I need to do a documentary about floor in…

This is fascinating. I think you have two areas to address. The first is regarding topic. What kind of floor will be the focus in your documentary? As there are different types, where will your…

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  • THE LADY OR THE TIGER?

What is behind the door on the right in “The Lady, or the Tiger”?

The question of what is behind the door is left to the reader to answer. This ambiguity created a sensation when the story was first published and continues to vex contemporary readers. The only…

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  • THE LONELY LONDONERS

What are the experiences the Caribbean immigrants had to endure in Britain in the novel The…

An experience that becomes thematic for some of the Afro-Caribbean male characters in this novel is that of being a “token” friend or lover for the white Londoners. For example, on page 109, Moses…

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  • GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

What is the difference between an essay and a paragraph?

An essay is a formal writing sample of a given topic composed of multiple paragraphs. The largest difference between the two types of writing is that the essay usually involves more preparation…

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  • SCIENCE

Can you tell me ten animals without backbone?

Quite logically, animals without a backbone or any bone structure to speak of are called invertebrates (‘in-‘ meaning ‘not’). A whole host of sea creatures, such as jellyfish and squid, are in this…

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  • ETHAN FROME

In Ethan Frome, what are the meanings of the symbols of the town name, gravestones, shutterless…

Consider how many of these are representative of death — the gravestones, the broken down house, and the dead vine are obvious, plus we know from reading that the elm tree and the final sled run…

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  • WILLIAM COLLINS

What is the poem “How Sleep the Brave” by William Collins about?

The surface meaning of the poem is to honor those who have given “the ultimate sacrifice” to their nation. The imagery in the poem reflects this notion of death and sacrifice and the honor…

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  • ALEXANDER POPE

What is the poem “KNOW THYSELF” about?

The surface meaning of the poem concerns an exploration about what defines humanity. Pope uses the rhyme scheme of alternating lines to explore the idea that humans are a work in progress, in…

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  • LITERATURE

please discuss — english is a world languageplease discuss — english is a world language

I can’t cite statistics to support it, but my perception has been that in the other industrialized nations of the world, more citizens speak English than Americans speak a foreign language. (The…

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  • MACBETH

What is the significance of Act 1, Scene 3 of Macbeth?

Act I, Scene iii is the first appearance of the “weird sisters,” called the Witches. Banquo and Macbeth encounter them in the woods. The Witches address Macbeth as “Thane of Cawdor” and…

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  • ELLEN FOSTER

Is the book Ellen Foster a good book or can it be a little scary too?

Kaye Gibbons’ Ellen Foster was an Oprah Book Club Selection about ten years ago, and received much praise after it became well-known. The setting is the American South, and the main character is…

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  • SCIENCE

What are “Signal Generators” and what are the oscillators parameters ?

A signal generator is an aparatus that provides a predetermined or programable electrical voltage, or signal. Generally, this signal is a simple periodic waveform such as a sine wave, a square…

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  • STEPHEN KING

What does the deer at the railway tracks symbolize in the novel “The Body” by Stephen Iing?

The deer is an interesting image. Prior to the deer’s entrance, the conception of identity we are presented is a shared notion. In other words, everything is about the boys. Their travels, the…

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  • STEPHEN KING

What does Ray Brower and his dead body symbolize in the novel “The Body” by Stephen King?include…

When the boys find the body of Ray Brower, it marks the end of innocence. The boys undertook this journey to find the body out of innocence- a pure and joyful expression of their state of being….

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  • 1984

In George Orwell’s 1984, what are major events that occur between the end of Part One and the end…

The last two parts of George Orwell’s 1984 are marked primarily by Winston’s growing doubt about the nature of society, specifically the motives and methods of the Party, Winston’s increasing…

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  • JAZZ

Is Dorcas in Jazz by Toni Morrison a black girl? If so, why does Morrison call her “the cream at…

In Toni Morrison’s Jazz, Dorcas Manfred is an 18-year-old black girl with whom Joe falls in love. She is described as “the cream at the top of the milk” because she has a light complexion….

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  • TO HIS COY MISTRESS

Discuss Andrew Marvell’s “To His Coy Mistress” as an example of metaphysical poetry.

Metaphysical poetry is poetry that contains references to what reality, or the idea of being, really is. It is philosophical (and often religious) poetry which contemplates what human beings and…

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  • AMERICA: PATHWAYS TO THE PRESENT

Why did Kennedy think that ending the Cold War would benefit both sides and why did he think…

If we follow the speech given at American University in May of 1963, along with some of the policies he began to initiate before his death, we can see that Kennedy articulated the idea that ending…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

In Julius Caesar, what impression of Ceasar if formed at the beginning of the play, and does it…

The first impression we have of Caesar is formed in Act I through the speeches of Cassius. Cassius hates Caesar and resents his rise to such great power in Rome. He describes Caesar in bitter,…

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  • TO HIS COY MISTRESS

Discuss Andrew Marvell’s ‘To His Coy Mistress’ as an example of metaphysical poetry.This question…

I think the poem you’re asking about is probably ‘To His Coy Mistress.’ It may be discussed as a metaphysical poem because it employs a great deal of spiritual imagery. The first few stanzas read:…

 


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