Discuss any metaphors and other figures of speech in the poem Fog by Carl Sandburg.

# Discuss any metaphors and other figures of speech in the poem Fog by Carl Sandburg.

• THE HUNGER GAMES

How is The Hunger Games a critique of media?

There is an element of “Wag the Dog” occurring in the portrayal of the Hunger Games themselves as a media event. In other words, actual events are manipulated and exaggerated for maximum drama, and…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

From act 3 Scene1 Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare please give the meaning of the lines ‘ to…

It is ironic that at this point in Scene 1, Shylock feels justified in demanding the taking of a pound of flesh from Antonio, an act that will clearly kill Antonio and make him “bait” [dead meat]…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

From William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, Act III, Scene 1, explain the lines “I am a…

In Act III, Scene I of William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, the Jewish character of Shylock is a bitter, angry and vengeful money-lender whose arrangement with Antonio, who was acting on…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

From Act 3 Scene 1, The Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare, explain the lines, ‘to bait fish…

In this scene, Solanio and Salerio are discussing how Antonio has lost a ship carrying expensive cargo, thus making it even less likely that he would be able to pay Shylock the 3,000 ducats that he…

• MATH

How can I calculate manually (1/8) to the power of (-2/3)? Thanks in advance.

To calculate 1/8 to the power of -2/3, or (18)−23(18)-23 , you need to know the following rules of exponents: The fractional exponent m/n can be rewritten as

• MATH

Determine the integral ∫x3⋅x2−25−−−−−−√dx∫x3⋅x2-25dx

The integral ∫x3⋅x2−25−−−−−−√dx∫x3⋅x2-25dx has to be determined. ∫x3⋅x2−25−−−−−−√dx∫x3⋅x2-25dx = ∫x2⋅x⋅x2−25−−−−−−√dx∫x2⋅x⋅x2-25dx Let x2−25=yx2-25=y x2=y+25×2=y+25 dydx=2xdydx=2x dy2=x⋅dxdy2=x⋅dx The integral…

• THE BIRDS

How to make definition paragraph and descriptive paragraph about The Birds by Daphne du Maurier?

A definition paragraph is often part of first paragraph, the introductory paragraph, of an essay. It is an explanation of terms in the essay, or the topic of the essay. This can be accomplished…

• MATH

I need to solve tan(cos−1(−45)+csc−1(−41−−√5))tan(cos-1(-45)+csc-1(-415)) without using a calculator and show…

You need to use compound angles to solve. We know that tan(a+b)=sin(a+b)cos(a+b)tan(a+b)=sin(a+b)cos(a+b) ∴=sinacosb+cosasinbcosacosb−sinasinb∴=sinacosb+cosasinbcosacosb-sinasinb We know, from the question that

• LAW AND POLITICS

Is there too much governmental regulation on business?

There is no objective way to determine whether the government of any country puts “too many” regulations on business. Some amount of regulation is almost certainly necessary, but at some point,…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Does Scout learn anything from Walter’s visit in To Kill a Mockingbird? What do you think it is?

Scout learns to treat everyone like company from Walter’s visit. Scout learns several things from Walter Cunningham’s visit. She learns that not everyone is like the Finches, for one thing….

• ROMEO AND JULIET

What literary device is used in Romeo and Juliet for “you bad’st me bury love”?

Romeo uses a metaphor when he says: “You bad’st me bury love.” A metaphor is a comparison using a verb, when you say that something is something. It is a type of figurative language used to…

• LITERATURE

What shows Ma to be a generous person? What can you tell about her?

Ma Joad is the moral force that holds together her family, and at times she displays great weariness from the burden. Nevertheless, as the matriarch, it is she who keeps the Joads together and…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

What judicial philosophy should guide the Supreme Court’s exercise of judicial review?

The answer to this is, of course, a matter of personal opinion. Different people will have different answers. In my response to your question, I will give some reasons for each judicial…

• THE JUNGLE BOOK

How does the Rudyard Kipling’s life inform events, characters and the message in the Jungle Book?

Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, India, and spent the first six years of his life there. He found India wonderful and formed a deep love for the country, its traditions and culture. Kipling had…

• A WAY OF TALKING

What literary devices are used in the storyline from “A Way of Talking”?

The term “literary devices” is quite broad and can be divided into two categories: literary elements and literary techniques. Let’s talk about both types of literary devices so that you can have…

• NEIGHBOR ROSICKY

In ‘Neighbor Rosicky,’ how does Anton Rosicky find a wholeness and completeness that derives from…

At the age of sixty-five, Rosicky has attained a sense of contentment that pervades the entire story. The narrative makes it clear that he has achieved this not through material gain but through…

Explain how banks are financial intermediaries. What are reserves? What are excess reserves?…

Banks are financial intermediaries because they gather money from depositors and lend it out to borrowers. In doing so, they act as intermediaries between these two groups. If I lend you money…

• THE GIVER

In The Giver, what is a possible theme, how does it relate with the characters, setting and/or…

A theme is that emotions, both good and bad, are part of the human experience. Theme refers to the author’s message, or the moral of the story. An important possible theme for The Giver is that…

• HISTORY

How did the Seven Years’ War help pave the way for the colonies’ break with Britain?

The Seven Years’ War helped pave the way for the colonies’ break with Britain in several ways. This answer will focus on three. First, the conduct of the Seven Years’ War, which ended as a…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, what does Jem have to do for Mrs. Dubose and why does he…

In Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Mrs. Henry Lafayette Dubose is the Finch family’s neighbor. She is also virulently racist and repeatedly demeaning to Jem and Scout Finch. She is…

What does the narrator think of himself in The Cask of Amontillado?

In “The Cask of Amontillado,” the narrator is retelling his horrible dealings to an unnamed person. From the opening line of the short story, you can tell the narrator sees himself as the victim….

• ROMEO AND JULIET

How is Romeo a hero and how is he a coward in Romeo and Juliet?

Romeo is a hero because he did not back down from Tybalt and saved his friend, but he is a coward because he refused to leave Verona. Romeo is a hero because he stood up to Tybalt in the fight,…

• MATH

I have never done this type of thing before so bare with me…my question is how to understand…

In geometry, one type of transformation is called a dilation. A dilation maps a point P in the plane to a point P'(called the image) where P’ lies on the ray from O(the center of the dilation)…

• MATH

Hello. Could you help me integrate this using trig sub? Thank you. I was stuck on a few steps….

∫x3x2−25−−−−−−√dx∫x3x2-25dx using a trigonometric substitution. Let x=5secθ,dx=5secθtanθdθx=5secθ,dx=5secθtanθdθ x2−25−−−−−−√=5tanθx2-25=5tanθ…

• RICHARD CORY

What is the central theme throughout the poem Richard Cory by Edwin Arlington Robinson?

Theme No. 1: Spiritual Emptiness Representing the wealthy class, Richard Cory stands apart from the townspeople: Whenever Richard Cory went downtown,We people on the pavement looked at him:He was…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

From the Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare: In Act III Scene 1, from the extract, “Out upon her?…

In Act III, Scene 1, two friends of Antonio are on a Ventian street. The first, Salanio, reports that Antonio’s merchant ship has sunk in the English channel in a storm; the other, Salerio,…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

From William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, Act 3 Scene 2, explain the lines “Look on…

In Act III, Scene II of William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, Bassanio and Portia are engaged in a protracted and torturous conversation regarding the test of wisdom and morality placed…

• LITERATURE

Wonder by R.J Palacio, What is the character description/traits of Auggie? Provide examples of…

Auggie has a facial deformity that alienates him from his peers; while Auggie wants to be just like everyone else, he is ostracized for his unattractive appearance. He recounts his birth story when…

• NIGHT

in Elie Wiesel’s Night, where does the train stop and what do they see when they get there?

In Night, we get a first-hand look at the horror of the way Jewish people were treated in Nazi Germany. Elie Wiesel tells his story of when he was captured and taken to the death camps. In chapter…

• SCIENCE

Does the Sun have gravity and, if so, why?

The Sun has an enormous amount of gravity, a product of its enormous amount of mass. It is that gravity that keeps the planets that form our solar system in their continuous orbit around the Sun….

• SCIENCE

What are two characteristics of fluids

A fluid, is a continuous medium consisting of a substance whose molecules have a very weak attractive force between them. The “fluid” term includes liquids and gases, which, unlike solids, can…

• MATH

If y=(a+2)x+7 is parallel to y=3x-4, find the value of a.

Two lines are parallel if their slopes are equal. The equation of a line is as follows: y = mx + b Where m is the value of the slope of the line and b is the intercept. So that for each of the…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

From Act 3 Scene 2 of The Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare, explain the lines, “What find I…

This, Bassanio’s, speech occurs just after he has chosen the correct lead casket, thus winning Portia’s hand in marriage. In the lead casket, he finds Portia’s picture (“Portia’s counterfeit”):…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

In The Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare, Act 3 Scene 2, how does Bassanio define beauty?

In Act 3 Scene 2 Bassanio has to choose the right chest or lose Portia. He is struggling to pick the right chest. His love for Portia is real, and he can’t imagine living without her. Bassanio has…

• A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, why does Shakespeare use fairies in his play instead of humans?…

In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, we meet Lysander, Hermia, Demetrius and Helena. Hermia is in love with Lysander, but her father demands that she marry Demetrius. Meanwhile Helena is in love with…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

From Act 1 Scene 2 of The Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare, describe Portia’s character.

In this scene, Portia is unhappy about her predicament. Nerissa adds that people with too much can suffer as much as people with too little; the best way to be happy is to have just enough. She…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

In Act 3, Scene 2 of The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, why does Bassanio say that…

In Act III, Scene II of William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, Bassanio and Portia are having one of literature’s great torturous discussions regarding their respective fates. Each…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

From the Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, Act 1, Scene 2, what introduction did Nerissa…

In Act I, Scene II of William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, Portia and her “lady-in-waiting,” Nerissa, are discussing the large number of potential suitors for the former’s hand in…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Atticus show that he is a man of integrity at the end of To Kill A Mockingbird?

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee exposes the contradictory and hypocritical nature of people. The folks of Maycomb County will convict the innocent Tom Robinson of a crime he did not commit,…

• LITERATURE

What is Countee Cullen trying to say about God/religion in “Yet I Do Marvel”? Also, what is the…

In this poem Cullen reaffirms faith in God by (ironically) focusing on examples of injustice. Cullen considers that if God would “stoop” (come down to the world and/or humanity’s mental level) in…

• LYDDIE

What is the setting of chapter 2 of lyddie

Lyddie is the two time Newbery Medals and National Book Awards winner Katherine Paterson’s coming of age novel set in 19th century New England. The story revolves around the challenges facing a…

• THE ROCKING-HORSE WINNER

How does D.H. Lawrence create an atmosphere of anxiety in the “Rocking Horse Winner”?

Throughout the story the author keeps repeating the phrase “There must be more money.” Both parents have expensive tastes but neither is good at earning money. Here is just one example of how D. H….

• MATH

Can two lines with positive slope be perpendicular?

Take note that two lines are perpendicular if their product of theirs slopes is -1. m1⋅m2=−1m1⋅m2=-1 So when we have two positive slopes, their product will be positive. Therefore, when two lines…

• OROONOKO

Discuss the evidence in the novel Oroonoko that suggests that Behn is not against slavery.

What is interesting about your question is that it goes against the usually-accepted anti-slavery theme of the book. In this regard, your question is a challenge, but definitely provable using…

• HISTORY

How did the Lewis and Clark expedition impact America?

The Lewis and Clark expedition impacted the United States of America profoundly. Thomas Jefferson and others who had led the effort to create a new nation in the former British colonies had long…

• MATH

Find an equation of the tangent line to the graph of y=g (x) at x=5 if g (5)=-3 and g'(5)=4.

The notation g(5)=−3g(5)=-3 can be express as an order pair. Its equivalent order pair is (5,-3). So the tangent line touches the graph of g(x) at (5,-3). Moreover, derivative of a function is the…

• THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER

Please explain this quote from “The Devil and Tom Walker”: “The Devil presided at the hiding of…

Perhaps the “buried treasure” to which the narrator alludes includes a metaphor for the hidden darkness of the sin of greed as well as some buried wealth. Whenever Captain Kidd entered the inlet…

• LITERATURE

In The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, what was Bruno’s description of “Out-With”?

Bruno refers to the death camp “Auschwitz” as “Out-With,” which is a brilliant piece of writing that gives us insight into the time through the eyes of our unreliable narrator. Bruno, a mere…

• FOG

Discuss any metaphors and other figures of speech in the poem Fog by Carl Sandburg.

Carl Sandburg is well known for his collection of poems about Chicago after the turn of the twentieth century. Fog describes a typical dense fog which often catches people unexpectedly and…