Compare and contrast the characters of Major Paul Petkoff and Catherine Petkoff in Shaw’s play…

# Compare and contrast the characters of Major Paul Petkoff and Catherine Petkoff in Shaw’s play…

• GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

Compare and contrast the characters of Major Paul Petkoff and Catherine Petkoff in Shaw’s play…

Both Catherine and Major Paul Petkoff are minor characters in Shaw’s Arms and the Man, so their characters and roles are not highly developed by Shaw. Nonetheless, each plays an important role in…

• HISTORY

Who specifically were the federalists and why did they support a central government?Please be…

In general, the Federalists were richer people who mostly lived in the New England area (but rich people in all states were more likely to be Federalists). This is of course not completely true,…

• HISTORY

Who specifically were the antifederalists and why did they oppose a central government?Please be…

The Anti Federalists were a group of framers at the Constitutional Convention that expressed dismay at a strong central government. These individuals, such as George Mason and Patrick Henry, were…

• MATH

Calculate the product f(1)*f(2)*….*f(2010) for f(x)=x^2-2x-3.

f(x)=x^2-2x-3 Let us substitute with x=1, 2, 3, …etc to see if we could find relations between terms. f(1)= 1-2-3= -4 f(2)= 4-4-3 = -3 f(3) = 9-6-3 =0 Then f(1)*f(2)*f(3)….f(2010) =0

• MATH

If f:R/{1,-1} -> R, f(x) = arctg[1/(x^2 – 1) calculate lim f(x) = ? when x->1 , x>1.

lim f(X) = lim arctg (1/(1-x^2) when x–>1 Substitute with x=1 lim f(x) = arctg lim (1/0) But we know that arctg = arcsin/arccos ==> arctg (1/0) = arc(sin(pi/2)/cos(pi/2)…

• LITERATURE

HERO!!! give examples of heroic figures and heroic deeds

This is going to bring out a great deal of responses. I would say that Classical heroes such as Hector, who demonstrated great skill and greatness on the battlefield with a sense of loyalty to…

• ALL FOR LOVE

What is the significance of the title of the play All For Love by John Dryden?

In his “Preface” to All for Love–which is an original structure that combines a “French classic tragedy” style with a deep characterization reminiscent of Shakespeare–Dryden explains his view…

• MATH

Solve :- x^3 – 7x^2 +13x + 17 when x = 2 + sqrt(3)

x^3 -7x^2 +13x+17 Substitute with x= 2+sqrt(3) =(2+sqrt(3))^3 -7(2+sqrt3)^2 +13(2+sqrt3)+17 = (2+sqrt(3)(7+4sqrt3) -7(7+4sqrt3)+13(2+sqrt3)+17 = 26+ 15sqrt3 -49-28sqrt3 + 26 + 13sqrt3+17 = 20…

• GRAMMAR

Are “all on a sudden” and “suddenly” similar in term of meaning?

I think the phrase you are looking for is “all of a sudden,” not “all on a sudden.” This phrase has the exact same meaning as “suddenly.” The word sudden is an adjective that means happening or…

• MATH

Find t if d1 is parallel with d2. The equation of d1: 2x-ty+1=0 The equation of d2: -tx+8y-3=0

d1= 2x-ty +1 =0 Rewrite in standard form: ==> y= (2x+1)/t = (2/t)x + 1/t ==> the slope (m1) = 2/t d2= -tx+8y-3=0 Rewrite in standard form: ==> y= (tx+3)/8 = (t/8)x + 3/8) ==> the slope…

• THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

How are material possessions not as important than true love?

Obviously this is a matter of opinion and experience. I personally believe humans were created in order to have relationships with other humans – after all, our ability to relate – on emotional…

• MATH

Calculate x1^2 + x2^2. x1 and x2 are the solution of the equation x^2-2x+5=0

x^2 -2x+5=0 Since x1 and x2 are solutions to the equation: ==> x1^2 -2×1 +5 =0…..(1) and x2^2 -2x^2+5 =0 ….(2) We will add (1) and (2) : x1^2 -2×1+5 + x2^2 -2×2 +5 =0 Rearrange: x1^2+ x2^2…

• POETRY

Could someone please give a summary of the poem ‘the casuarina tree’ by toru dutt.

The poem is one of reflection about the life of the speaker. The tree has remained a constant in the life of the speaker while maturation and growth has transpired. The opening lines of the poem…

• MATH

Calculate the value of expression log 7 (2) + log 7 (14) – log 7 (4)

log 7(2) + log 7(14) -log 7(4) log 7(2) + log 7 (2*7) -log 7 (2^2) We know that log xy= logx + log y E= log 7(2) + log 7 (2) + log 7(7) -2log 7(2) Group similar: = 2log 7(2) + 1 -2log 7(2)…

• THE LORD OF THE RINGS

HOW FAR DOES THE EPIC OF THE LORD OF THE RING IS SEEN AS A HIGH FANTASY GENRE?AND WHY

Actually, Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy is considered by many to be the first modern fantasy novel and the precursor to the high fantasy novels of such writers as Robert Jordan and Stephen…

• MATH

Which are solutions of the equation log 3 (2x^2-5x+12)=2 ?

log 3(2x^2 -5x +12 =2 ==> 2x^2 -5x +12 = 3^2 ==> 2x^2 -5x +12 = 9 ==> 2x^2 -5x +3 =0 Factorize ==> (x-1)(2x-3) ==> x-1=0 ==> x1=1 Or 2x-3=0 ==> x2= 3/2

• WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS

What was the epidemic described which made the priest so weary in the poem “The Ballad of Father…

To my understanding, the many people who are dying in the village described in “The Ballad of Father Gilligan” are victims of the Great Potato Famine, or, at least, the lingering effects of that…

• INHERIT THE WIND

How do conflicts affect your moralities and make them good/bad? How do they relate to Macbeth and…

I would probably answer that I find the inverse of the statement more true. I think the one’s value system or set of core beliefs helps to guide one through conflicts. On some level, the…

• MATH

Determine the real number x, if x+3,x+9 and 3x+11 are 3 consecutive terms of an arithmetical…

x+3, x+9, 3x+11 are 3 consecutive terms in arithmetical progression: ==> x+9 = x+3 +r …(1) ans 3x+11 = x+9 +r …(2) From (1), reduce x : ==> 9= 3+r ==> r= 6 Now, from (2): 3x+11= x+9…

• MATH

Verify if the points belong to the graph of f(x)=5-x? A(2,3) B(-1,4)

f(x) = 5-x To verify of the points belong to the graph of f(x), then the points should verify the equation: For point A (2,3) , we need to verify if f(2)=3 f(2) = 5-2 = 3 The A belongs to the…

• MATH

Find the x-axis intercept and y-axis intercept of the graph y=2x^2-5x+3?

To find the intercepts of y = 2x^2-5x+3 with X and Y axis> Solution: The equation of X axis is y = 0 . So intercept of the given curve on x axis is got by putting y= 0 in the equation and…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

What is the meaning of these phrases? 1. ” Language determines Thought ” 2. ” The word follows…

I am not too sure about your second statement – I think you need to define “things” and what you mean by that in the context. Obviously “things” could have a multitude of definitions that could be…

• MATH

Which has to be the value of the parameter a so the lines d1 and d2 to be parallels?d1:…

For d1 to be parallel to d2, the slope of d1 has to be equal to the slope of d2: m1 = m2 Let’s find out the slope of d1: 2x-5y+3=0 We’ll re-write the equation into the form: y=mx+n, where m is the…

• MATH

Calculate the solutions of the equation 3^(x^2-4x)=1/27.

3^(x^2-4x)= 1/27 Let us rewrite 1/27 = 1/3^3 = 3^-3 ==> 3^(x^2-4x) = 3^-3 ==> x^2 -4x = -3 ==> x^2 -4x +3 Now let us factorize: (x-3)(x-1)=0 Then x1=3 and x2= 1 Let us check the answer:…

• MATH

Find the value for x log 2 (x-1) + log 2 (x+2) = 2

To solve the equation, we’ll use the product rule of logarithms: the sum of the logarithms is the logarithm of the product. The equation will become: log 2 (x-1) + log 2 (x+2) = log 2…

• A TALE OF TWO CITIES

The opening statement of the story “it was the best of times it was the worst of times” sets the…

As this is the very beginning of the story – your point of view is going to highly depend on how much you’ve read. I’m going to guess that this question isn’t coming before you should have read…

• MATH

Solve the equation log 3 (x-1) + log 3 (2x+5) = 2?

To solve the equation, we’ll use the product rule of logarithms: the sum of the logarithms is the logarithm of the product. The equation will become: log 3 (x-1) + log 3 (2x+5) = log 3…

• OTHELLO

How have dramatic techniques been used to reveal memorable ideas in Othello?I’m a bit stuck with…

Here are the primary dramatic techniques used by Shakespeare in Othello: Small cast: 13 characters is Shakespeare’s smallest, most intimate cast. Thus, the unity of action is better achieved. Race…

• JULIUS CAESAR

How do Antony and Cassius differ in their perspectives about Ceasar in William Shakespeares…

Certainly, Cassius and Marc Antony of Julius Caesar are on opposite ends of the “opinion poll” about Caesar. In the opening scene of Shakespeare’s play, Antony accompanies Caesar in his triumphal…

• MATH

Solve equation 2^(x^2)=4^(2x-2)

4^(2x – 2) = 2^2^(2x -2) = 2^[2(2x – 2)] = 2^(4x – 4) It is given: 2^(x^2) = 4^(2x – 2) Therefore: 2^(x^2) = 2^(4x – 4) Therefore: x^2 = 4x – 4 x^2 – 4x + 4 = 0 (x -2)^2 = 0 Therefore: x – 2 = 0 x = 2

• MATH

Which are the solutions of the equation? 5^(x^2+x)=25

Given: 5^(x^2 + x) = 25 Expressing 25 as: 25 = 5^2 we get: 5^(x^2 + x) = 5^2 Therefore: x^2 + x = 2 x^2 + x – 2 = 0 x^2 + x + 1/4 – 9/4 = 0 (x + 1/2)^2 – (3/2)^2 = 0 (x + 1/2 + 3/2)(x +1/2 – 3/2) =…

• MATH

Solve for x if x-1, x-9, 6x are consecutive terms of a geometric progression.

In a geometric progression the ration between any two consecutive terms remains same. Therefore for the given three consecutive terms: (x – 1)/(x – 9) = (x – 9)/6x Cross multiplying the terms in…

• MATH

Solve the equation log [base2010] (41x-2008) = log [base2009] 1

First, we notice that log [base2009] 1 = 0 So, we’ll re-write the equation: log [base2010] (41x-2008) = 0 We’ll get: 41x-2008 = 2010^0 41x-2008 = 1 We’ll add 2008 both sides: 41x = 2008+1 41x =…

• ENGLISH

Worlds adopted from Greek and Latin since the Renaissance have greatly enriched English…

I’m assuming the question here is: Has the Greek and Latin influence on English been more of a help or a hindrance? The fact that English stems largely from Greek and Latin roots cannot be looked…

• LITERATURE

Describe the poetry of these young poets who came in to prominence during WORLD WAR 1?answer in…

It’s going to be very difficult to even attempt a quality answer to this question. The reason for this is because of the word “these” in the question. Obviously, there is some selected group of…

• ON LIBERTY

Critically comment on the following lines from ON LIBERTY.”If all mankind minus one were of a…

The statement speaks to Mill’s unending commitment to the right of personal expression. In his work, Mill speaks quite passionately to the individual not having to endure coercion from a social or…

• JOHN DONNE’S HOLY SONNETS

What are some distinct characteristics of John Donne’s “Holy Sonnets”?

Some of the traits often found in John Donne’s “Holy Sonnets” are already apparent in the sonnet usually printed as the first in the collection – the sonnet beginning “Thou Hast Made…

• EDWARD LEAR

What is the meaning of line “And we’d go to the Dee, and the Jelly Bo Lee,” poem The Duck and the…

I have tried to do some research on this to help you out, but all I have been able to come up with are “possibilities”. I am hoping that perhaps someone from Australia might be able to help you out…

• SCIENCE

Please explain the sayings time is muscle and door to drug as it relates to heart attack.

These expressions are used by emergency care workers when talking about the treatment of acute myocardial infarction. When someone is suffering a heart attack time becomes a critical factor in the…

• MATH

Given that x*y=xy-3x-3y+12, verify if x*y=(x-3)(y-3)+3?

Given x*y =xy-3x-3y+12. To verify x*y = (x-3)(y-3)+3. Verification: Given x*y = xy – 3x -3y +12…………(1). To verify: x*y = (x-3)(y-3)+3…………(2) Verification: One way to verify is…

• BARTLEBY THE SCRIVENER, A TALE OF WALL STREET

Analyze the character of Bartleby in “Bartleby the Scrivener: A Tale of Wall Street”?

Bartleby is an incomprehensible character to the lawyer and to the reader. In fact, critics often pass Bartleby over as purely symbolic of the era Melville wrote in. In appearance, Bartleby is…

• LITERATURE

Transition in literary criticism in concern with language to the theories centered on political…

I would not really agree that the linguistic and the political turns in the developmental trajectory of 20th century literary criticism are all that antithetical. What happens is that the…

• HISTORY

Assess the extent to which changing economic circumstances shaped the Australian nation?

Every country on earth is shaped and affected by changing economic conditions and every country has had its share of financial ups and downs. According to reliable sources, the Australian economy…

• POETRY

What are the general poetry tensions between the conflicting demands of the Victorian against the…

In general terms, Tennyson’s poetry has a Victorian-Modern clash primarily in the way we see the conflictual ideas of Christianity and evolutionary theory, the medieval langour and the modernity of…

• SCIENCE

How does a puff fish expand?

A pufferfish or blowfish (swellfish, globefish, balloonfish, bubblefish) is a unique creature. They have the ability to inflate themselves with air or water, they can swell to 2 or 3 times the…

• HISTORY

10 most significant events in civil rightsWhat do you believe are the ten most significant events…

There are a lot of things that happened in this time frame, but some of the more notable are: In 1948, Harry Truman issued two executive decrees that were important events in the Civil Rights…

• MATH

Prove that x*y=(x-5)(y-5)+5, if x*y=xy-5(x+y)+30.

In fact , we have to prove that xy-5(x+y)+30 = (x-5)(y-5)+5 For this reason, we’ll open the brackets from the right side: xy-5(x+y)+30 = xy – 5x – 5y + 25 + 5 We’ll factorize the terms form the…

• REFERENCE

jessica watson’s homecomingdescribe the homecoming. was the medai coverage fair? Comparisons…

I am inclined to see that Watson received positive coverage from the media. A simple web search reveals little, if any, harsh coverage from the media about her voyages and her status afterwards….

• REFERENCE

JESSICA WATSON and her experiences at the sea.was it dangerous? examples of problems-weather?

If they are commissioning a book and a potential film on her experiences, some danger has to be evident. I mean, how else can one get good copy? I think that she did experience challenges. In…