Define society. Distinguish between society and community.

Define society. Distinguish between society and community.

  • THE FLY

Describe the office of the boss in “The Fly.”

From the description that we get in the story, the most salient descriptors of the office of the boss are “snug” and “comfortable.” The place is warm, elegant, and furnished anew. For two sad men…

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

On what simple ironical reversal is the plot of the story based?

The basic irony of the story is that the hunter is hunted. The irony is even starker, because Rainsford is a world-renowned hunter. No one would think that he would be hunted. In addition, in…

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  • THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE ROSE

What did the red rose tree tell the nightingale in “The Nightingale and the Rose” by Oscar Wilde.

In the beautiful story about altruism, true love, and deception, “The Nightingale and the Rose,” a nightingale overhears a young scholar from Oxford talk about how desperately he wants to please…

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  • A POISON TREE

What is the message of the poem “A Poison Tree”?

The message of the poem is that if we hold anger within and nurture it, it is poisonous and can harm others. In the first verse, the narrator sets the stage for this message by stating that when…

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  • A JURY OF HER PEERS

In “A Jury of Her Peers”, what do we know about John Wright’s personality? What kind of husband…

Any description of John Wright that appears in “A Jury of Her Peers” is made as indirect characterization. This means that the information comes from the other characters, or as a result of the…

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  • SCIENCE

One strand of DNA has the nucleotide sequence AACGTA. What is the sequence of the other strand?

In a strand of DNA, the nitrogenous bases used to make up the “rungs” of the double-helix ladder are cytosine, guanine, adenine, and thymine. These bases may be abbreviated cytosine (C), guanine…

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  • THE UNKNOWN CITIZEN

Who is in control in the society depicted in “The Unknown Citizen”?

In “The Unknown Citizen,” we know there is state, because we are told that the monument is was erected by the State before the poem begins. But as we read the poem, we see that the State and this…

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  • ALL SUMMER IN A DAY

Where are the children at the resolution of the story?

At the resolution to the story, the children are on the planet Venus. More specifically, they are back in the underground tunnels. More specific than that, they are back in their school building….

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  • SCIENCE

An equation for the reaction of silver nitrate + iron(ii) sulphate + sulphuric acid?

Iron (II) sulfate and concentrated sulfuric acid can be used to test for contamination by nitrates. This is called the (brown) ring test. In your example, the sulfuric acid simultaneously reacts…

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  • JOHN KEATS

What are the awards won by John Keats ? 1 image

John Keats, who died tragically young at the age of 26, is now regarded as one of the finest of the Romantic poets. Like other Romantics, he was not famous or even particularly well known in his…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

How do climate and location influence occupation?

Climate and location have influenced occupation from the beginning of human history. For example, it’s difficult to farm on a sandy beach. Of course, particularly in modern society, climate and…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why is a school a social structure?

School is a social structure because it not only provides a place for cognitive and emotional development, but socialization. Socialization is the process of learning the rules of behavior of the…

  • LANGSTON HUGHES

How is Langston Hughes’s “Soul Gone Home” a portrayal of typical poverty-stricken…

Statistics show that the account of African-American poverty Langston Hughes gives in his one-act play “Soul Gone Home” is still very true today.In the play, as Ronnie, who has just died of…

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  • MATH

The areas of two circles have the ratio 49 : 64 . Find the ratio of their circumferences?

The area of a circle is A=πr2A=πr2 , and the circumference of a circle is C=C= 2πr2πr , where r is the radius of the circle. Applying this formulas to the two circles with radii r1r1 and r2r2…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Explain the law of variable proportion with the help of a diagram.

The law of variable proportions is sort of three laws in one. It applies to production where at least one factor of production is fixed and another is variable. Usually we assume that capital is…

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  • BUSINESS

Workforce diversity is a valuable asset for any business that seeks a competitive advantage in…

Shlumberger is a company that presently works in more than 85 countries around the world, providing technological solutions for the oil and gas industry, a far-flung empire. This means it needs to…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the relationship between atomic size and atomic number?

Atomic size is a periodic trend, meaning that it repeats in a regular pattern. Going from left to right across a period (horizontal row) of the periodic table the atomic radius or size decreases as…

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  • SCIENCE

How pheromones could be used to control insects on a crop?

Many organisms respond to signals other than sight or sound waves. There are chemicals called pheromones that affect organisms within that species in such activities as mating, finding food, etc….

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  • RELIGION

What do you think about dancing: is it sinful? I don’t think so, it’s just having fun in life;…

Most major religions have a place for music in their services or rituals of worship. Dancing is also an important part of many religious traditions, including the Jewish faith and Sufism. Even the…

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  • STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING

Where has the poet stopped? Why does his horse think it queer?

The narrator of the poem has stopped in the woods to watch them “fill up with snow” (line 4), the woods of someone who lives the village, a moment of quiet contemplation and beauty, I would say….

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  • HAMLET

If you were the character Hamlet in William Shakespeare’s play, would you pretend to be mad for…

Nineteenth century American author and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson famously observed that “when you strike at a king, you must kill him.” That quote can be applied to the situation in which William…

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  • LOOK BACK IN ANGER

In John Osbourne’s play Look Back in Anger, why are the stage directions so elaborate?

Stage directions can be complicated for two reasons: one, directors may choose to ignore them in favor of stylistic or other creative changes, subject to their own interpretation. Two, stage…

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  • HAMLET

If you were Hamlet, would you pretend to be mad in order to take revenge?

In Hamlet, the title character should not have acted mad in order to take revenge when he learns of his father’s murder. Hamlet’s actions to take revenge on the new king, his uncle, while justified…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Why is Piggy such an important symbol in the book, and what is the significance of Simon in…

Piggy and Simon are important characters not just for the development of the plot of Lord of the Flies but also as characters who represent a larger concept. Piggy represents intelligence and…

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  • THE CHRYSALIDS

In the Chrysalids, Chapter 15, why is it appropriate that Sophie helps David now?

Due to her mutation, Sophie has been sterilized in order to ensure she cannot have children and pass on her deformity after being relegated into the Fringes. She considers her infertility to be a…

  • JULIUS CAESAR

Why does Antony call Caesar a bleeding piece of earth in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar?

This incident occurs in Act 3 of Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar. Caesar has been stabbed to death minutes before, and his blood is staining the earth. Caesar has been murdered by a group of men…

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  • FRINDLE

How can I write a summary on the book Frindle by Andrew Clements?

The book Frindle, by Andrew Clements, follows a fifth grade boy named Nicholas Allen as he tries to invent a new word. The book begins by explaining Nick’s boredom with his English teacher and her…

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  • ARTS

What the characteristics of India’s music?

Indian music at its heart is religious, or devotional music, coming from Hindu chants and hymns set to melodies. Indian classical music, such as the music played by popular classical Indian…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

What is the main theme conveyed through the actions of the characters?

Interesting question! There are numerous themes conveyed throughout the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Some of the most prevalent themes focus on the consequences of education and knowledge,…

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  • SCIENCE

In December 2009, world leaders met in Copenhagen, Denmark, and reached a new agreement on…

One of the largest limitations on the agreement is it is not legally binding on any of the countries that took part in it. This was an attempt to continue to address the development of global…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

In Animal Farm, how does Boxer’s behaviour portray him as a follower?

In Animal Farm, Boxer is a follower because he never questions the wishes or the motivations of those in power. This is shown most clearly through Boxer’s personal mottoes which he develops after…

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  • THE OPEN WINDOW

Who is the protagonist and who is the antagonist in “The Open Window”?

The protagonist of the story “The Open Window” is Framton Nuttel. Framton is a stranger to the Sappleton family, which he goes to meet for the first time at their home in the country, in order to…

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  • ON BEING BROUGHT FROM AFRICA TO AMERICA

After reading “On Being Brought from Africa to America” as an example of dual cultural identity,…

Though your response to this question is completely subjective, I would agree with Madgett’s statement. I, too, in my initial readings of the poem, did not recognize its potential irony. Perhaps…

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  • TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON

Can I get a clear summary of the poem “To Althea, From Prison”?

In this poem, the poet is in prison. But he insists that while his body might be locked up, his soul is free. No prison, he says, can jail his spirit. In the first stanza, he says that he is free…

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  • LITERATURE

In the book The 21 Balloons, where are the twenty families on Krakatoa Island originally from?…

In spite of the fact that each family represents the architecture and food of a different nation, all of the families are from the United States. The “founding father” is Mr. M., a sailor who was…

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  • SREDNI VASHTAR

In the story “Sredni Vashtar” by Saki, what makes the ending powerful?

The ending of Shredni Vashtar is so powerful because it illustrates the horrific glee and the quiet satisfaction of a child at his guardian’s death. The resolution is made even more poignant when…

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  • SREDNI VASHTAR

What makes the ending of the story “Sredni Vashtar” so powerful.

The ending of “Sredni Vashtar” is powerful in many ways. First, it is a very cathartic ending, where the reader can finally feel some vicarious relief through the eyes of the main character, 10…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is the compromise between Scout and Atticus in To Kill a Mockingbird? What does this say…

In Chapter 3, Scout comes home from school dejected and upset because her teacher, Miss Caroline, tells her that she is not allowed to read with her father anymore. Atticus consoles his daughter…

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  • PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

What poetic devices are used in the poem “The Cloud” by P.B. Shelley?

Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poem “The Cloud” is a cloud personified. In other words, the poem is from the point of view of a cloud. The thunder is the cloud’s “laughter,” and through imagery, the reader…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the importance of non-renewable energy sources?

Non-renewable sources of energy are those sources that take millions of years to form and thus are limited in quantity and cannot be regenerated in the near future. Examples of such sources are…

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  • EVELINE

Why does James Joyce describe Eveline as a “helpless animal”?

The entire quote to which you are referring is this: “She set her white face to him, passive, like a helpless animal. Her eyes gave him no sign of love or farewell or recognition.” At this…

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  • HISTORY

Africans traditionally are said to have no sacred writings. Where can one find important…

Traditional religious practices in Africa are by no means lost to the world, in spite of there not having been any written sacred texts. There is oral tradition and also, African religions have…

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  • EVELINE

What is the setting of “Eveline” by James Joyce ?

In general, the setting of James Joyce’s “Eveline” takes place in Dublin at either the end of the 1890s or the beginning of the 1900s. More specifically, the bulk of the story takes place by a…

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  • CRACKING INDIA

Discuss the quality of innocence in the narrator of Bapsi Sidhwa’s Cracking India.

Lenny’s innocence is significant because it represents the key aspect of her characterization as well as symbolically representing how Partition destroyed the innocence in the nation of India….

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  • ARTS

What are the different types of pencils used for sketching?

The best pencils for sketching depends on the type of drawing being made, the the type of paper being used, as well as the artist’s preferred technique. For quick sketching, such as those done in a…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the difference between interxylary and intraxylary phloem?

The phloem is a component of the vascular tissue system in plants responsible for the conduction of soluble organic materials. Its counterpart, the xylem, conducts water and mineral nutrients from…

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  • SCIENCE

A body of the mass m is dropped from a height h. At half way to the ground, what is the total…

Hello! I suppose that the process takes place near Earth’s surface. The full energy of a body is the sum of its kinetic and potential energy. The kinetic energy is equal to mV22,mV22, where VV…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

How is Ponyboy selfless in the outsiders?

There are several scenes that depict Pony’s selfless personality throughout the novel. After Johnny stabs and kills Bob Sheldon, Ponyboy acts selflessly by traveling to Windrixville and hiding out…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Define society. Distinguish between society and community.

One way to define a society is to say that it is a group of people who all share a common culture, who all live in a given territory, and who are relatively independent of people outside of their…

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  • SCIENCE

Can someone tell me how endothermic reactions in solutions absorb energy so the temperature…

An endothermic reaction registers a colder temperature because energy has to be absorbed from the surrounding area around the reactants to establish new chemical bonds. These new chemical bonds in…

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