# Describe the similarities/relationship between "To His Coy Mistress" and "The Willing…

**TO HIS COY MISTRESS**

**Describe the similarities/relationship between “To His Coy Mistress” and “The Willing…**

Though the approach of the women in these poems is decidedly different in how each welcomes (or not) the amorous advances of a [would be] lover, the theme revolves around the “Carpe Diem” (Seize…

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**MATH**

**Evaluate the integral of f(x)=1/(2+cosx)**

This type of trigonometric integral is becoming an integral of a rational function, if we’ll substitute tan (x/2) = t. x/2 = arctan t x = 2arctan t We’ll differentiate both sides: dx = 2dt/(1 +…

**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**In the Great Gatsby, explain how East and West Egg are symbols of the barriers between the social…**

Gatsby and Nick live in West Egg. Tom and Daisy live in East Egg. the greatest distinction I see is that the West contains “new money” or money that is yet to be earned. In East Egg, money is so…

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**MATH**

**Write the ratio (3x+2)/(x^2+x) using partial fraction decomposition.**

We have to write (3x+2)/(x^2+x) as sum of fractions. Now (x^2 + x )= x ( x +1) (3x+2)/(x^2+x) => A / (x+1) + B/x => (Ax + Bx + B)/ x(x+1) So we get A + B = 3 and B = 2 As B = 2 , A = 3 – 2 =…

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**MATH**

**Let A is a subset of B.It means that every element of A belongs to B.Then why it is wrong to…**

The operator between the sets A and B, “A ∈ B”, has no meaning!

**MATH**

**Calculate the area of the triangle ABC with vertices A(2,3), B(1-6), C(0,3)**

We need to find the area of the triangle with the vertexes A(2,3), B(1-6) and C(0,3). We see that the line AC is perpendicular to the x- axis. The distance between A and C is given by sqrt[ (…

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**MATH**

**What is the integral of (log(2) x / x)dx?**

We have the function f(x) = (log(2) x / x)dx. Now to find the integral first let us convert the log(2) x to log with the base e as that makes things easier to calculate. Now log (a) b = log (x) b /…

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**THANK YOU, M’AM**

**How would you describe the imagery in the story “Thank you, M’am”?**

I think one of the noticeable aspects of the author’s style in this great short story is its sparseness and simplicity. The style of writing is very down to earth, and thus there is not elaborate…

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**JUST LATHER, THAT’S ALL**

**Compare and contrast the use of irony in “Just Lather, That’s All” and “The Gift of the Magi.”**

Very good question. Well, the central irony to “Just Lather, That’s All” is that the barber feels that Captain Torres does not know that he is a rebel sympathiser, and thus he has his massive…

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**TUCK EVERLASTING**

**What genre is Tuck Everlasting?**

Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbitt, is a novel about a girl named Winnie who meets the Tuck family in the forest. Theirs is an unusual family, compared to Winnie’s, who are prim, proper and…

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**THINGS FALL APART**

**What is the significance of the structure of Things Fall Apart?**

Things Fall Apart is one of the only books or plays that is both a tragedy of the individual and of the society. As you know, tragedy is structured for the downfall of the individual, while comedy…

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**BUSINESS**

**According to the law of supply, which of the following represents the relationship between…**

The best answer to this is A. The quantity supplied and the price of a good or service move in the same direction. On a graph of supply and demand, the vertical axis is the price. The supply…

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**MATH**

**What is the derivative of y = ln( x*sqrt (x +5) / (x -1)^3)?**

We have the function y = ln( x*sqrt (x +5) / (x -1)^3) and we need to find its derivative. Now we first use the properties of logarithms to simplify the expression and make it easier to find the…

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**THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS**

**What are some themes from The Pilgrim’s Progress?**

Well, in this richly allegorical work of fiction, some of the main themes are suggested through the motif of the journey and the pilgrim. Characters seem to be defined by their pilgrim nature or…

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**MATH**

**What are the y-coordinates of the points where the following curves cross each other: x^2 + y^2 =…**

We have two equations to find the values of x and y. x^2 + y^2 = 16 …(1) x^2 – 4x + y^2 – 6y – 12 = 0 …(2) (2) – (1) => -4x – 6y – 12 = -16 => 4x + 6y + 4 = 0 => x = -3y/2 -…

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**1984**

**Why is it impossible for the war to be decisive?**

Simply put, if the war is decided, then there is no longer a foreign enemy towards whom all government and public enmity can be directed. The worst thing for the Party and for Big Brother would be…

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**GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS**

**I want to know about “interlude” and its features.**

The word “interlude” directly translates to “between play” meaning, it is a break from the flow of a piece (whether music, a story, or a play). A musical interlude, for example, which can also be…

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**MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING**

**What is the importance of Benedick’s words in Much Ado About Nothing, “May I be so converted to…**

This quote, from Act II, scene iii, is a great one to choose in discussing Benedick, since it is short and deceptively simple. Not only does Shakespeare pack a good dose of information about…

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**OVERTONES**

**Do the plays “Overtones” and “Trifles” conform or resist tradional gender roles?**

I don’t see either work capitulating to traditional notions of gender roles. I see both as presenting a complex and different portrait of what it means to be a woman and what can be entailed in…

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**MATH**

**For the polynomial f (x) = x5+ 2×3+9×2-12x-30, use synthetic division to find f (-2).**

Using synthetic division to find f(-2) is done in this way: First write the coefficients of all the values of x in the expression that you are dividing starting from the largest power at the left…

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**1984**

**How are women portrayed by George Orwell in 1984?**

In my opinion, women are placed in stereotypical roles. Our Julia character is type-cast as the bimbo or flusey. She sneaks around to get to have relationships with men for purposes of her own…

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**GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS**

In Greek philosophy, (Plato), aporia means a moment of indecision, bewilderment; as Socrates will converse with someone and get them to realize that they do not understand the concept of which they…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Analyze the question “Are religious claims true?” from a philosophical approach by explaining…**

This is a great question and there are no perfect answers. Here are a few points to consider. First, all claims are circular in a sense. For example, if someone says logic is true, and someone asks…

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**SONNET 116**

**What is the theme of William Shakespeare’s poem “Let me not to the marriage of true minds”?**

This is a great sonnet for looking at how structure is used to help create and support meaning. This is a classic English sonnet structure — 3 quatrains and a final, rhyming couplet to provide…

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**HAMLET**

**What is the Climax in the play Hamlet?**

Plays operate quite differently from novels. First of all, they aren’t written to be read by an audience at all, but witnessed live as a complete performance, of which the script (the written…

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**HAMLET**

**What is the rising action of Hamlet?**

The rising action of this play, and most of Shakespeare’s plays, is everything that happens after the first scene or two of Act 1 through the climactic moment, which usually occurs in Act 3. In…

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**SCIENCE**

There are two closely sounding terms – adsorption and absorption – that have very different meanings. Absorption is like when food is taken into the cells of the body and even when a sponge picks…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**In Silas Mariner, describe the change in the villagers’ perception of Silas.**

The change in the villagers’ perception of Silas was very gradual and directly proportional to the changes in Silas, himself. At first they thought that Silas was scary, enigmatic, even mean and…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**How was Raveloe divided in their opinion on who committed the robbery in Silas Marner?**

After the robbery of Silas Marner’s gold the town of Raveloe was divided in their different opinions of who committed the robbery. One part of Raveloe insisted in that there was once a peddler who…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**How is Dunstan’s absence regarded in Silas Marner?**

Dunsey’s absence is not regarded, actually. He is one of those persons that are better off gone away somewhere where he cannot hurt, rob, or mess with other people. To the people of Raveloe,…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**How has Godfrey’s position changed in Silas Marner?**

Godfrey’s position in society used to be that of the promising heir to a vast property. People viewed her as an extension of his own father. He was tall, handsome, amiable, and seemed truly…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**What hope does Godfrey have in Silas Marner?**

It is arguable that one of the biggest hopes that Godfrey has is to be rid of his past. He wishes he could turn back time, not be married to Molly, not having had a child with her, not having…

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**MACBETH**

**What are the first words associated with Macbeth?This is confusing me because I looked it up in a…**

What do you mean by “associated with Macbeth?” Are you asking about the first time he is mentioned in the play? If so, the first time he is mentioned or referred to is in Act I, Scene 1 of the…

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**HAMLET**

**What is the resolution from Hamlet?**

I have had to edit your question down to focus on one element of the plot structure of this great play. You are not allowed to ask multiple questions. The resolution of this play in my opinion…

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**BUSINESS**

**What is the definition of cash?**

From a business standpoint, cash is needed for small payments. Cash is something that can satisfy small expenditures conveniently and promptly. It represents a small amount of the money supply of…

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**THE MERCHANT OF VENICE**

**themesso what do you think the main theme is all about?**

The major theme of this play is mercy and forgiveness — major Christian ethics. It is about how you should treat the people that you do not like. I think that this is conveyed through the way…

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**THE GARDEN PARTY: AND OTHER STORIES**

**Write a short note on Mr. Scott’s death and Laura’s reaction after hearing about his death…**

Laura’s first reaction when she hears about the death of Mr. Scott is that the party must be cancelled. She is so shocked by the news, and shown to be rather innocent and naive, and thus she feels…

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**MATH**

**The two lines 4x + by = 3 and ax + 7y = 1, intersect at the point (2, 3). What is the value of a…**

We have the two lines 4x + by = 3 and ax + 7y = 1 which intersect at (2,3). Now at the point (2,3) both the equations have the same values for x and y. We can write 4*2 + b*3 = 3 => 8 + 3b = 3…

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**MATH**

**Find all solutions of the equation 2×4-11×3+23×2-19x+5 = 0**

We have to find the solutions of 2x^4 – 11x^3 + 23x^2 – 19x + 5 = 0. 2x^4 – 11x^3 + 23x^2 – 19x + 5 = 0 => 2x^4 – 11x^3 + 9x^2 + 14x^2 – 19x + 5 = 0 => 2x^4 – 9x^3 – 2x^3 + 9x^2 + 14x^2 -…

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**MATH**

**Find the center of the radius of x^2+y^2-10x+4y+13=0.**

We’ll have to write the equation of the circle in the standard form. (x – h)^2 + (y – k)^2 = r^2 We’ll have to complete the square in the given general form of the equation of the circle: x^2 – 10x…

**MATH**

**Find the equation of the circle of radius 3 and center at the origin.**

To write the equation of the circle, we need to know the coordinates of the center of the circle and the radius. (x – h)^2 + (y – k)^2 = r^2 The coordinates of the center are (h ; k) and the radius…

**THE CANTERBURY TALES**

**In The Canterbury Tales, what is the summary of Chaucer’s “The Nun’s Priest’s Tale”?**

This tale seems to be a version of one of the fables of Aesop. The tale begins with a poor widow who possesses a rooster called Chanticleer. He is remarkable because he crows precisely on the hour…

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**MATH**

**What is the antiderivative of f(x)=(x^2+x^3)^1/2?**

To determine the antiderivative of the function, we’ll have to determine the indefinite integral of f(x). Int f(x)dx = Int sqrt(x^2+x^3)dx We’ll factorize inside brackets by x^2: Int…

**MATH**

**What is x in the interval [0;2pi) if 4sinxcosx=3^1/2?**

We’ll re-write the equation: 2*2 sinx cosx = sqrt3 We recognize the formula for the sine of the double angle, sin 2x: 2*sin 2x = sqrt3 We’ll divide by 2: sin 2x = sqrt3/2 2x = (-1)^k*arcsin sqrt3/2…

**MATH**

We’ll re-write the difference of squares as a product: 4(sin t)^2 – 1 = (2 sin t – 1)(2 sin t + 1) We’ll put the product equal to zero: (2 sin t – 1)(2 sin t + 1) = 0 We’ll set each factor as…

**MATH**

**Differentiate the function p(x)=1/arctanx**

We’ll differentiate the given function, with respect to x. We’ll use the quotient rule: p'(x) = [(1)’*arctan x – 1*(arctan x)’]/(arctan x)^2 We’ll differentiate and we’ll get: p'(x) = [0*arctan x -…

**MATH**

**In triangle ABC C=51 degrees, A=39 degreees, AC=27 units . Find BC.**

To find the length of the side BC, we’ll apply the law of sines. Since BC is the opposite to the angle A, we’ll get: BC/sin A = AC/ sin B We’ll determine the measure of the angle B, based on fact…

**HISTORY**

**Labor HistoryWhy do American workers not demand to become union members or have some form of…**

In my opinion, there are a couple of reasons. First, Americans are more individualistic by nature and are therefore less likely than people from some other countries to join unions. They are also…

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**MATH**

**Find the first derivative for s=ln t/(1+ln t).**

We’ll differentiate the given function, with respect to t. We’ll use the quotient rule: s'(t) = [(ln t)’*(1+ln t) – ln t*(1+ln t)’]/(1+ln t)^2 We’ll differentiate and we’ll get: s'(t) = [(1+ln t)/t…

**ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA**

**Discuss the role of Enobarbus as a chorus in Antony and Cleopatra.**

The chorus, as a dramatic device, originates with the Greek theatre. As Enotes states: The Greek chorus comments on themes, and shows how an ideal audience might react to the drama. The chorus…