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**CHRONICLE OF A DEATH FORETOLD**

**In Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Chronicle of a Death Foretold, how could one describe the economy of…**

The state of the economy in Garbriel Garcia Marquez’s Colombia of the 1930s and 1950s, the periods when much of Chronicle of the Death Foretold takes place, is not a particular focus of the…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

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

When Gatsby takes Nick and Daisy to his mansion, he shows Daisy all his worldly treasures. In his bedroom, he shows her all of his shirts: “I’ve got a man in England who buys me clothes. He…

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**MATH**

Before we can combine the fractions, we need to make the denominators equal. To do that, we need to identify the LCD (least common denominator).Identifying the LCD is the same as identifying the…

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**HISTORY**

**Was the Aroostook War of Maine in 1842 a joke or was something else more serious going on?**

What has been called the Aroostook War of Maine was a hostile dispute between England and Maine, a confrontation (sometimes referred to as the Pork and Beans War in historical reviews) that…

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**A TALE OF TWO CITIES**

**Why does Dr. Manette make shoes in A Tale of Two Cites?**

Dr. Manette makes shoes because he made shoes while he was in prison, and when he gets stressed he has a mental relapse and makes shoes. Dr. Manette was locked in the Bastille prison for 18 years…

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**THE STONE BOY**

**What are the different types of conflicts in the short story “The Stone Boy” by Gina Berriault?**

I think that one conflict that exists in the story is the conflict between Arnold and his parents upon receiving the news that Eugie is dead. The family is in conflict because they are unaware of…

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**A MAGNIFICENT CATASTROPHE**

**What are the positive and negative aspects of Edward Larson’s nonfiction book A Magnificent…**

When critiquing Edward Larson’s history of the politics of the early years of the nation’s founding, describing the positives and the negatives of Larson’s study is a little depressing. The…

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**THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE**

**How do you pronounce “Yeats” as in William Butler Yeats? Add a note on the poem “The Lake Isle of…**

The poet William Butler Yeats’s last name rhymes with hates. You can listen to Yeats pronounced on the youtube link cited below. William Butler Yeats is generally regarded as one of the finest…

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**LITERATURE**

**How does one make a three-question quiz about the literary word parable?**

You could use a passage in your quiz. Summarize three stories, and ask the students which one is the parable. Other questions: How is a parable different from a fable? (Fables use animals or…

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**BUSINESS**

**Discuss the impact of changes in the size of the 18-24 age group on marketing strategy planning…**

The impact of changes in the size of the 18-24 age group on marketing strategy planning in the United States means ascertaining the changes that may be required in the marketing budget, primarily….

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**MATH**

**Prove that (1−cos2x)(1+cot2x)=1(1-cos2x)(1+cot2x)=1**

This identity can be proven by applying Pythagorean identity, sin2x+cos2x=1sin2x+cos2x=1 , several times. First, we can rewrite the expression in first parenthesis as 1−cos2x=sin2x1-cos2x=sin2x . Also, recall…

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**THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME**

**In the Richard Connell story “The Most Dangerous Game,” where does Rainsford spend the first…**

“The Most Dangerous Game” is a short story by Richard Connell that is often taught in the early high school years. It is usually taught as lesson in plotting, as Connell uses foreshadowing and…

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**ECONOMICS**

**Suppose that Erin spends her income on two goods, food (X) and clothing (Y), and that her utility…**

Erin spends money on two products: food (X) and clothing (Y). The price of one unit of food is $10 and the price of one unit of clothing is $20. Her utility function is given by U(X, Y) =…

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**DOWN THESE MEAN STREETS**

**In Down These Mean Streets, how did Piri’s experience in prison help him change?**

I think that one way in which prison helped change Piri is that it helped to focus his energies on what was important. Prison causes a maturation in him. It helps him to recognize that individuals…

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**THE GIVER**

**In The Giver, what is the moment of truth?**

For the most part, much of what Jonas has to endure builds to a moment of truth. His function as the keeper of memories establishes him as a character who must take action. Given the nature of…

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**ARTS**

**How do Edvard Munch and his painting The Scream show a sense of not belonging?**

The idea of being an outsider or not belonging lies at the core of Munch’s painting. This becomes evident when considering the poem that Munch composed to go along with the painting: I was…

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**MATH**

**given h(x)= 4+1/ √ x-5 find the functions f and g that h(x)= (f o g)(x)**

Here, we have to do the decomposition of the given function, h(x)=4+1x−5−−−−−√h(x)=4+1x-5 into f(x)f(x) and g(x)g(x) such that h(x)=(fog)(x)h(x)=(fog)(x) . In (fog)(x)(fog)(x) , g(x)g(x) is the inner function and f(x)f(x)is…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Race specific programs and policies (for example the equal opportunity employment act) have come…**

There are a number of reasons one might argue that affirmative action programs are still necessary and justified in the white collar labor market. These arguments have to do with the continuing…

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**MATH**

**Can someone please help me evaluate this equation its in the topic indices 34y−134y-1**

Recall that subtraction in exponents means the expression is a rational expression, aka fraction form. We would have: 34y3134y31 Then, the top, being exponents being multiplied, would be an…

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**WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE**

**What would be a topic to explore in two of the plays below? The Twelfth Night, As You Like It,…**

I think that one interesting topic to explore would be how Shakespeare depicts people in love. For example, in As You Like It, All’s Well That Ends Well, and Othello, Shakespeare constructs…

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**THE YELLOW WALLPAPER**

**What do you think are some of the symbols used in “The Yellow Wallpaper”? Explain your answer.**

I think that one of the most powerful symbols in the story is the window that is in the narrator’s room. The windows that “look all ways, and air and sunshine galore” are fundamentally different…

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**THE USES OF ENCHANTMENT**

**Some of the Russian fairy tales that I have read this week don’t really fit with the dominant…**

Long a part of many cultures, fairy tales serve to ignite children’s imaginations as well as provide them the wonderful experience of literature that encourages what Dr. Bettleheim, author of The…

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**EAT, PRAY, LOVE: ONE WOMAN’S SEARCH FOR EVERYTHING ACROSS ITALY, INDIA AND INDONESIA**

**How would you analyze Eat, Pray, Love in relation to feminism?**

There might be two distinct ways to describe Gilbert’s work in light of feminism. A conventional read through the lens of feminism might suggest that Gilbert did not need to conform to social…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**In Romeo and Juliet, what would be a good quote from Act 1 that shows Romeo’s lack of commitment…**

I think that a good quote to show Romeo’s lack of commitment to Rosaline would be his emphatic description of Juliet upon first seeing her. Prior to this moment, Romeo had been crushed because…

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**HISTORY**

**After World War I, which empire no longer existed?**

While the German and Austro- Hungarian holdings were dramatically impacted upon the conclusion of World War I, the Ottoman Empire ceased to exist after “the war to end all wars.” While Germany and…

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**HISTORY**

**As a percentage of the U.S. population, Maine gave the highest proportion of its residents to the…**

One of the reasons Maine was so zealous in support of its Northern cause can be seen in its geographic construction. Maine was the Northernmost state. This made it about as far removed from…

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**CHARLOTTE’S WEB**

**If Charlotte’s Web could be broken down into ten events, what would they be?**

Fern Arable, a little girl, saves a piglet from being killed due to his small size. She names him Wilbur. Wilbur is sold to Fern’s uncle and lives on his farm. Wilbur meets a spider named…

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**REFERENCE**

**I need help analyzing these sources and making relationships between them. I just need some… ****1 image**

Interesting question! Here are some ideas to get you started. The image of the kids reciting the Pledge of Allegiance definitely has a connection to nationalism—specifically nationalism on a…

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**DESERT EXILE**

**In what ways did Japanese Americans work to maintain a sense of community while they were interned?**

Uchida’s work speaks to how Japanese Americans experienced a sense of community while they were interned. From the opening description of “hundreds of Japanese Americans along the fence,” a…

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**SORROW-ACRE**

**How is justice represented in “Sorrow-Acre”? More specifically, what purpose do the imagery and…**

Dinesen represents justice in the idea of total commitment to something larger than one’s sense of self. Dinesen suggests as much with the idea of “to die for the one you love.” This condition of…

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**BUSINESS**

**You are the manager of ABC Store, a retailer that sells young women’s fashion clothing. You are…**

Total Revenue = Price per unit x Quantity sold To increase Total Revenue, you will need to either raise the price of each unit or increase the number of units that you sell. If you decide to raise…

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**THE COUNTRY HUSBAND**

**What is the situational irony of Francis Weed’s expectation when he first arrives home at the…**

John Cheever’s title to his short story about Francis Weed and his environment is itself ironic as Francis is not the strong “country husband” of independent and vital spirit, but rather a husband…

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**MATH**

**Two motorists, A and B, started their journey from two towns 240km apart at 0830. They wanted to…**

Speed is distance traveled over time i.e. . Since there are two motorists traveling in opposite directions their combined speed is the sum of their respective speeds and we know the distance…

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**MATH**

**In a two-digit number, the sum of the digits is 1/7 of the number itself. The digits in the tens…**

Let the digit in tens place be aa and digit in unit place be b.b. Now we have system of 2 equations with 2 unknowns. a+b=17(10a+b)a+b=17(10a+b) a=b+3a=b+3 Second equation is also substitution for aa so we…

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**HEALTH**

**Can someone please help me write a summary using this Article Topic: “Fast Food the New Tobacco?”…**

If required to choose among the three options provided for the purpose of preparing a summary, the second of the three would seem the most viable. With dramatically-increased attention being paid…

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**HISTORY**

**The Maine Law of 1851 (prohibition) was a national model, but what did it represent?**

The Maine Law of 1851 outlawed the sale and consumption of alcohol. This law was an effect of the temperance movement, which had begun long before and had gained a following throughout the years….

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**HISTORY**

**What were factors in Maine’s long and big fight over prohibition?**

More than most states, Maine felt the paradoxical relationship of geography and demographics. Its large population of Puritans combined with its proximity to Canada and its alcohol-related…

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**MATH**

**Construct a 3 x 3 matrix, not in echelon form, whose columns do not span R3ℝ3 . Show that the…**

As Wiggin42 states, in order for a 3×3 matrix to span R3ℝ3, all three of its columns must be linearly independent of one another. By ‘spans R3ℝ3’ it is meant that the 3 columns of the matrix…

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**MATH**

**Constuct a 3 x 3 matrix, not in echelon form, whose columns span R^3. Show that the matrix you…**

The columns of a 3 x 3 matrix will span R3R3 if the columns are linearly independent. Hence, in order to construct a matrix that will not span this space, at least two of the columns must be…

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**MATH**

**Prove that u + v = v + u for any u and v in R^n.**

First note that for a,b∈Ra,b∈R , a+b=b+aa+b=b+a . This is the commutative property of addition (scalar). Suppose u,v∈Rnu,v∈Rn are n-dimensional vectors such that: u=<u1,u2,…,un>u=<u1,u2,…,un>…

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**HISTORY**

**What was the legal theory under which states were able to reject federal laws deemed…**

The legal theory under which states were able to reject federal laws deemed unconstitutional was called “nullification.” As all students of American history know, the debate over the…

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**PATTERNS**

**What is the significance of the title of Lowell’s “Patterns”?**

The poem “Patterns” tells us of a woman who is longing for so much more than she is allowed to have. The age in which she lives regards women as a pattern that they must mold themselves after. The…

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**MATH**

**what is 1245 +12356-12347 = then times it 2 times.**

To determine the result of 1245 +12356-12347 just add the first two two numbers and subtract the third from the result you get. 1245 +12356-12347 = 13601-12347 = 1254 Now multiple 1254 by 2 1254*2…

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**ORIENTALISM**

**Comment on the significance of the title of Edward Said’s essay Crisis in Orientalism.**

The late Edward Said (1935-2003) held in complete and total disdain Western scholarship of the region known as “the Middle East” and “the Near East,” basically, the vast expanse of…

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**THE TURN OF THE SCREW**

**How can Vladimir Propp’s ideas of functions and the “seven spheres of action” be applied to Henry…**

Vladimir Propp used Formalism to analyze Russian folklore. Formalism argues that all literary works can be understood on their own, outside of social and historical context. To understand a…

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**MATH**

**The outside edge of a path around a rectangular swimming pool is 15m long and 10m wide. The path…**

To find the area of a rectangle: A=l×bA=l×b where l = length and b = breadth or width The path around the edge of the pool is 15 m by 10 m. That means that each side of the pool is shorter by…

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**MATH**

**A picture frame, 5 cm wide, has a length which is twice the width, x cm. a) Find an expression…**

We know that the breadth (width) of the outside edge of the picture (ie including the frame) = x cm. ∴b=x∴b=x As the length is twice the outside breadth (width), we know that

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**MATH**

**integrate sinx dx / (1+sinx)^1/2**

∫sinx1+sinx−−−−−−−√dx∫sinx1+sinxdx Let, u=sinx,cosx=1−u2−−−−−√u=sinx,cosx=1-u2 (draw a right triangle to get support for this value of cosx) du=cosxdxdu=cosxdx dx=du1−u2−−−−−√dx=du1-u2 The integral then takes the form,…

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**HISTORY**

**Compare Malcolm X to John Brown.**

Malcolm X was a Black Rights activist during the Civil rights period in the 1950’s and early 60’s. He was an influential voice as a Muslim pastor and as an activist he was firm believer in black…

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**THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN**

**In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, what has Tom known about Jim the whole time to help him?**

Tom has known that Jim was free: “He ain’t no slave; he’s as free as any creature that walks this earth!” Miss Watson, in her will, had freed Jim two months before. Tom keeps this information…

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