Did Queen Elizabeth I face conflict during her reign?

Did Queen Elizabeth I face conflict during her reign?

  • HISTORY

Did Queen Elizabeth I face conflict during her reign?

There is no doubt that Queen Elizabeth I faced opposition and conflict as soon as she was placed upon the throne. From royal legitimacy, her religious beliefs, to her choice of a husband. (which…

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  • THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

How is deep love between Jim and Deila portrayed in the story “The Gift of the Magi”?

  1. Henry never goes into elaborate, flowery, romatic details on their emotions for one another. There is nothing super cheesy or dramatic. There are statements, simply put, here and there, that…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER

Who is the senator who comes to town in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer?

The Senator who comes to town is “Mr. Benton, an actual United States senator”. Thomas Hart Benton is indeed an historical figure, the first United States Senator from the state of Missouri….

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  • THE SUN ALSO RISES

In regards to The Sun Also Rises, I know the Bible tells us about the five ministry title….

According to Ephesians 4, God has given five offices: Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Pastor and Teacher. This list does not exhaust the offices of the bible though. In the book of Acts, we read…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are five personality traits that describe Boo Radley in To Kill a Mockingbird?

How about shy, enigmatic, misunderstood, thoughtful, and brave? Boo is shy because he hides in his home to escape what is sure to be curious (at best) and evil (at worst) torments about his…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What is a characteristic that describes Juliet from Romeo and Juliet? Please include the Act,…

Juliet spends much of her time in Romeo and Juliet in desperation; therefore, that is the characteristic that I choose to focus on for my answer. In truth, Juliet becomes desperate even before…

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  • THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

What is the revelence of the title (Their Eyes Were Watching God) to the hurricanes or to the man…

The title of the novel becomes important in Chapters 18 and 19 just before the full fury of the hurricane and again after it is over. However, the set-up for these passages occurs in Chapter 16:…

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  • THE BRONZE BOW

Why is Joel following Jesus in Bronze Bow?

Joel does not ever completely commit himself to following Jesus, although he is drawn inexplicably towards the Teacher. He goes to hear Jesus frequently when He talks to the fishermen in Caparnum,…

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  • THE BRONZE BOW

In The Bronze Bow, what began to make Daniel’s life seem less burdensome?

Even though The Bronze Bow is set in the first century of the modern era, the easing of Daniel’s burdens strongly parallel the maturation of any young person throughout any time in history. The…

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  • LIFE OF PI

I need some supporting points on why Pi’s story in “Life of Pi” is an example of the Quest…

A traditional “Quest” story involves a hero who must overcome challenges in order to achieve a goal or treasure. Think of Odysseus from “The Odyssey”. He is a heroic leader who must overcome a…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are three words and quotes to describe Bob Ewell’s hopes in “To Kill a Mockingbird?”

Although he doesn’t outright say it, Bob Ewell is so angry about his situation in the town that we can assume his hope is to rise above his poverty and disgrace. He must hope to be a more…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

What charges are filed against Ponyboy and Johnny in “The Outsiders”?

The morning after the fire, Ponyboy is making breakfast when Two-Bit and Steve come over with that day’s newspaper. After reading it, Ponyboy discovers that Johnny will be charged with manslaughter…

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  • THE DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRL

“The incident of the stolen bread is an illustration of a basic defect in Mr. Van Daan’s…

I would agree that this Mr. Van Daan was not a character to appreciate in the least bit. Ever since he moves in with the family he had been complaining about there not being enough food. Then, he…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Explain the prolouge in romeo and julietProlouge

This question has been answered many times. Here is a comprehensive link for you: http://www.enotes.com/romeo-and-juliet/search?q=prologue

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  • OEDIPUS REX

In what sense may Oedipus be regarded as a better man, though a less fortunate one?At the end of…

Oedipus stabs his eyes and blinds himself because, as Teiresias has said, he has been the one who is blind. In his arrogance, his tragic ignorance, Oedipus refused to believe that he could be the…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

In Of Mice and Men, what does Chapter 2 reveal about the stable buck?

Crooks, the stable buck, is introduced in Chapter 2 when George and Lennie are being shown around the bunk house by the old man referred to later as “the old swamper.” We learn that Crooks is the…

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  • THE BRONZE BOW

Where had Samson gone the day Daniel arrived at the cave in The Bronze Bow?

Daniel arrives back at the cave a number of times during the course of the narrative. The first time he leaves the cave after Samson’s arrival, he has to be quite firm in insisting that the quiet…

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  • HISTORY

In The Giver, what made the Giver decide to make a plan for change?

He had always just gone along with the way things were in the community, like everyone else. However, when Jonas becomes the new Receiver, he opens the Giver’s eyes to the realities of what is…

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  • BRAVE NEW WORLD

In “Brave New World” what do characters close to John learn about themselves as a result of his…

Bernard, who, in the first part of the book, fancied himself as completely anti-social, and disgusted with the people and society around him, discoverse that he actually just hated being an…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Summarize what has happend that night on november twenty-first.

This question has already been answered by one of our expert eNotes editors. Here is a link for you:…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

What is Dally’s dream?

I don’t believe that Dallas Winston (or any of his friends in The Outsiders) ever reveal any particular dream that he hopes to come true. Dally is proud of his long police record; he misses the…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

How is Odysseus’ piety emphasized with what might be contrasted in his earlier behavior?I am…

Odysseus, the king of Ithaca, is considered a great hero. Stories abound following his valor on the battlefield as the Greeks fight the Trojans during the Trojan War. However, as he travels home…

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  • WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT LOVE

Do you agree with Terri that “there was love there” in “What We Talk About When We Talk About…

I agree with Terri when she argues that “there was love there” when she recounts her relationship with Ed. Carver’s story itself challenges our ideas of what love means and suggests that the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Jem’s behavior change when Atticus shoots the dog? I’m having a hard time writing 3…

Chapter 10 is a very important chapter for Jem and Scout both. It begins with the description of Atticus. “Atticus was feeble: he was nearly fifty.” “Our father didn’t do anything. He worked…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

How do Crooks’s thoughts reflect the thoughts of the novel’s other characters, and how does his…

Crooks’s thoughts in the passage above from Of Mice and Menreflect the ideas of all the novelette’s outcasts. Just like George, Candy, and Curley’s Wife, Crooks longs for human companionship; he…

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  • THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW

In what page of the book, That Was Then, This is Now, can I find a simile and a metaphor.

You can’t ask for exact page numbers because most prints are different. As far as locating a simile or a metaphor in the book, Bryon is constantly comparing Mark to a lion using both similies and…

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  • TWO GALLANTS

How does the writer criticize the main characters in “Two Gallants” by James Joyce?

“Two Gallants” by James Joyce is a parody of romance stories where the he-protagonist(s) win the she-protagonist(s) and look forward to a legal wedding. The way these two gallants want to win the…

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  • REFERENCE

Thyroid Hormone Resistance and FibromyalgiaThis is a blog for people with Fibromyalgia and…

I guess no one had this problem. They are very difficult conditions. I was diagnosed with a thyroid deficiency a few years ago, but the medicine I took did not really help much. I have found…

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  • THE MAN WHO WAS ALMOST A MAN

In the story “The Man Who Was Almost a Man,” how does Dave’s relationship with his parents,…

This story is a modernist story, and one of the traits of the style of modernism is that the characters contained in the story are often alienated and disconnected, and have a hard time…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

I am revising for an exam on “Of mice and Men” and I am not sure on how to go about structuring…

The main thing to do is make a definitive statement in response to the exam question. This thesis should contain your analysis of the point asked in the question with 2 or 3 opinions based upon…

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  • ANGELA’S ASHES

In the book “Angela’s Ashes”, why did they throw water in front of the funeral procession?

It may have been, since the family was so deeply rooted to their Irish culture and rituals, that the practice of throwing water is directly related to an ancient tradition for the protection of the…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

What condition is Johnny in after the fire in “The Outsiders”?no

While trying to save the last of the children from the church, the roof begins to collapse on the boys. Johnny pushes Ponyboy out of the building just as a large piece of timber falls on top of…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In “To Kill a Mockingbird” what are four words to describe Bob Ewell’s action and quotes or…

  1. Prideful: When Bob Ewell walks up to the stand to testify, Lee describes him as “a little bantam cock of a man,” which is comparing him to a strutting rooster, who is there to prove his…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

How do Romeo and Juliet’s characteristics lead them to their death?how can I prove or explain…

Both Romeo and Juliet are impulsive. Romeo is the most impulsive. He is in “love” with Rosalind one minute, with Juliet the next. He agrees to marry within a short time of meeting Juliet. He is…

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  • THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

plz tell me your opinion what the writer want to tell us in the book Diary of Anne Frank…plz…

This is a diary of a young Jewish Girl in Holland who has to go into hiding during the Nazi take-over of her country. Eventually, they are found out and are taken away. Anne and her mother die in…

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  • TWELFTH NIGHT

How do gender roles affect the roles of characters inTwelfth Night?

One argument can successfully be made that gender roles in Twelfth Night, inclusive of Viola’s switch to Cesario, show that the particulars of romantic love are common to both genders. For…

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  • INTO THE WILD

How did Krakauer use pathos (emotion) to manipulate your emotions and how?

The main way that pathos is created in the audience is through the interviews that he conducts with people in McCandless’s life. In particular, two interview sessions produce the most sadness and…

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  • WARRIORS DON’T CRY

Where did Melba first experience racism in Warriors Don’t Cry?

Melba first experienced racism at birth. There was a problem with her delivery because she was a good-sized baby; the doctor who delivered her used forceps and injured her scalp. A few days…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Can someone please explain the following paragraph from “Romeo and Juliet” in modern…

Romeo and his friends are on their way to the party at the Capulet’s house. His friends have just said that they are going to be late. There is a word for word translation of this on enotes:…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In “To Kill a Mockingbird” why does Scout take Boo on the porch?It’s located in chapter 30

The passages that you are looking for are right in the first page or two of chapter 30. Boo Radley, who has spent 30 years of his life living in his house where no one but his family has seen him,…

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  • THE GIVER

Why was The Giver bitter about the Council of Elders?

In The Giver, the character that Jonas calls Giver feels is shown on a few occasions to show bitterness at the Council of Elders. When Jonas talks about their knowledge, the Giver almost barks…

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

How do the roles of women in Pride and Prejudice differ from that of women today?

I agree with sherif1993 in the focus on the importance of marriage and how easily this is misunderstood today. Back in Austen´s times, really marriage was the only future for women who wanted some…

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  • LITERATURE

Why does the poet uses first person in “Kid” by Simon Armitage?

Although he is being the narrator, he is speaking as “a part of him” rather than as the narrator himself, and how this part of him is developing wit, imagination, strenght, independence,…

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  • WAR IS KIND

In “Do Not Weep, Maiden, For War is Kind,” what is the tone, the symbolic meaning, and the motif…

The primary motif in the poem is the phrase “war is kind.” The fact that it appears in the title, as well as numerous times in the poem, suggests its significance. It is through this motif that…

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  • RUMBLE FISH

In Rumble Fish who was the tallest boy in the crowd?

Of all the boys, it seems as if the tallest one of them was Midget. He was a good friend of Rusty-James, and his main quality was his height. If you notice, the other kids are known for their other…

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  • JONATHAN SWIFT

How does the social criticism of Oliver Goldsmith compare to that of Jonathan Swift?

They are both satirists of social issues which they wrote in their stories as mockery of the snobbery, hypocrisy and falsehood of the upper classes, especially those who are “in charge” of…

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  • THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

What is the main idea of this story Gift of the Magi?

The main theme is sacrifice and how willing one could be to go through sacrifices in the name of love. The Magi were the three wisemen who traveled all the way to present the gifts of love to baby…

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

How does the mood of “The Most Dangerous Game” change with the story’s different settings, and…

I know your own mood would have been better if this question had been answered sooner. There are several mood changes in the Richard Connell short story, “The Most Dangerous Game.” The story starts…

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  • MACBETH

In Macbeth, how does Shakespeare use TIME to add to the atmosphere or plot or characters?

One good example of how time is used to help create atmosphere is at the start of Act 2. Banquo and Fleance are out walking past midnight. After a brief conversation, Fleance goes in to go to bed…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In chapter 7 why are Ralph’s fingernails bitten?

It is ironic that Ralph does not notice that his nails are bitten until he becomes aware of the hopelessness of his and the boys’ situation: When they stop to eat some fruit–which is all they…

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