# Discuss shortly the theme and background of Shakespeare’s history plays.

**MATH**

**find f(x) if f'(x) = 3x^2 – 5x + 3**

f'(x) 3x^2 – 5x+ 3 f(x) = integral f'(x). ==> f(x) = intg (3x^2 – 5x + 3) dx = intg (3x^2)dx – intg (5x) dx + intg 3 dx = 3x^3/3 – 5x^2 /2 + 3x + C ==> f(x)…

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**MATH**

**solve the system: x – 3y = 5 2x + y = 4**

x – 3y = 5 ……..(1) 2x + y = 4 ……..(2) using the eliminattion methos, multiply (2) by 3 and add to (1): ==> 7x = 17 ==> x = 17/7 Now to calculate y, substiute in (2): ==> y= 4 – 2x…

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**WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE**

**Discuss shortly the theme and background of Shakespeare’s history plays.**

VERY briefly, Richard II, Henry IV Part 1, Henry IV Part 2, Henry V, Henry VI Part 1, Henry VI Part 2, Henry VI Part3 and Richard III were plays that focused on what is called The War of the Roses….

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**MATH**

**There are 24 children on a school outing. At lunch-time 11 of them ate sandwich, 9 ate banana, n…**

Number of children who ate banana = N(B) = 9 Number of children who ate sandwich = N(S) = 11. Therefore number of chidren who did not eat any thing = 24 – N(A u B). If N(AuB) = 11+9 if N (A&B)…

**WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE**

**How did the historical background of his age influence Shakespeare’s writing ?**

There is also historical reference that can be made in connection to particular plays. The Tempest, for example, was probably based upon an actual shipwreck, and the play was definitely influenced…

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**THE NYMPH’S REPLY TO THE SHEPHERD**

**Scan the following stanza in iambic tetrameter. Mark the syllables, separate the feet with short…**

Iambic tetrameter describes a particular rhythm in each line. The rhythm is measured in feet, small groups of syllables. Iambic describes the type of foot, and tetrameter tells us that there are…

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**SCIENCE**

**An experiment to measure the acceleration due to gravity g of a pendulum is done. The length of…**

I like to do this a different way, although we get the same result. Start with T = 2 * pi * sqrt(L/g) Solve for g: g = (4 * pi^2 * L)/(T/20)^2 I hope you can read my notation. The factor of T/20…

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**MATH**

To find the greatest common divisor we first expresses the numbers the the products of their prime factors. Then the factors which are common in all the three sets of prime factors are taken and…

**MATH**

**Given the law of composition x*y = 2xy – 6x – 6y + 21 solve the equation x*x*x = 3**

x*y =2xy-6x-6y+21 To find x*x*x. Under the composition we find x*x and then x*x*x. x*x = 2x^2-6x-6x+21 = 2x^2 -12x+21. x*x*x = 2(2x^2-12x+21)x-6(2x^2-12x+21)-6x+21 x*x*x = 4x^3-24x^2+42x…

**MATH**

**Given the law of composition x*y=xy+2ax+2y determine a and b if the law is communicative and…**

x*y = xy + 2ax + 2y Since the law is communicative : ==> x*y = y*x ==> x*y = xy + 2ax + 2y………(1) ==> y*x = yx + 2ay + 2x ……..(2) we know that (1) = (2) : ==> xy + 2ax + 2y =…

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**SULA**

**In Sula, how does the novel potray relations between mothers, daughters, and grandmothers?**

In Sula, the relationships between daughters, mothers, and grandmothers is quite complicated. Sula’s mother Hannah tells her daughter that she loves her but that she does not like her. Hannah…

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**MATH**

first we need to factor 15 and 18: We know tha: 15 = 3*5 18 = 2*3*3 To calculate the L.C.M, we will multiply all uncommon elements and the heighest power of the common element. Then the L.C.M =…

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**SCIENCE**

**Why is methane nonpolar while methyl bromide is a polar molecule?**

Polarity is a concept used to explain where the electrons are in a covalent bond between two elements. In essence, the nucleus of each element in a bond has a certain attraction to the electrons…

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**MATH**

**Solve the inequality (2x-1)(x+2)<0**

(2x-1) (x+2) < 0 since the value is negative then we have two cases: case (1): 2x-1 <0 AND x+ 2 > 0 x < 1/2 AND x >-2 ==> -2 < x < 1/2 ==> x belongs to…

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**MATH**

**What is the invertible element of the law of composition? x*y = xy – 3(x+y) + 12**

x*y = xy – 3(x+y) + 12 We know that: x*x’ = e x*e = x ==> x*x’ = xx’ – 3(x+x’) +12 ==> e = xx’ – 3x – 3x’ + 12 …………(1) ==> x*e = ex -3(x + e) + 12 ==> x = ex – 3x – 3e + 12…

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**MATH**

**Determine the neutral element of the law of composition x*y = 3xy + 6(x+y) + 10**

x*y = 3xy + 6(x+y) + 10 We know that: x*e = e*x = x ==> x*e = 3*x*e + 6(x+e) + 10 ==> x = 3xe + 6x + 6e + 10 ==> -6e – 3xe = 10 + 6x – x ==> -3e(2+ x) = 10 + 5x ==: -3e(2+x) =…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**I need to analyzing Bronfenbrenner’s ecological theory of development.**

Basically, Urie Bronfenbrenner ecological theory of development is based on a nested model (kind of like those Russian nesting dolls). At the core of the nested model is the individual. Each layer…

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**GALILEO’S DAUGHTER**

**If Pope Urban VIII was a friend/supporter of Galileo why did he disagree to burying him with honor?**

Pope Urban’s support of Galileo existed more on a personal one than a public one. The Pope was not directly behind Galileo’s heresy trial however he did not make any move to override the decision…

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**LIGHT IN AUGUST**

**Describe Joe Christmas’s relationships with women. In what ways is it different from men?**

Joe Christmas has five major relationships with women (Miss Atkins, Mrs. McEachern, Bobbie, Joanna Burden, and Mrs. Hines) in the novel. The first is with the Miss Atkins, the dietician, who…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**For the Chicago Style, if I am citing multiple pages from one website do I have to cite each page…**

The Chicago Style offers two reference systems. The fist reference system is referred to as the Notes-Bibliography system, or NB system. This system is favored by humanities scholars. The second…

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**THE TEMPEST**

**Prospero maneuvers the whole scene in The Tempest. How far is his Machiavellian manipulation…**

First, you should know that Milan is Prospero’s dukedom. He is the “right Duke of Milan.” Prospero made his brother, Antonio, the manager of his state, but Antonio became greedy and power hungry…

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**SHAKESPEARE’S SONNETS**

**How does Shakespeare handle the nature of time and beauty in his sonnets?How does Shakespeare…**

In his sonnets, Shakespeare portrays time as a destructive force that seeks to whittle away the beauty of people, objects, and events. However, he says that true beauty may outlast time and gain a…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**What are the differences between the Chicago Seven Trial and the Salem Witch Trials as…**

To me, the biggest difference between these two episodes is the outcome and what it tells us about the societies. The Salem Witch Trials ended up in people being convicted and executed. The…

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**TRIFLES**

**In Trifles, discuss the ways that the idea that Minnie, the “oppressed” person is a willing…**

The only way in which Minnie could have been a willing victim is either a) she suffers from Stockholm syndrome, b) she suffers from battered woman syndrome, or c) she is a masochist. For the…

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**A DOLL’S HOUSE**

**Please discuss the idea that Nora/the “oppressed” person is a willing victim.Interested in…**

Ok, this one is different than Minnie in Triffles in many ways. Nora was not an abused woman. In fact, she was quite pampered and well-kept in a home in which her only duty was to keep her husband…

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**POETRY**

**Would you please judge this poem? Is it very very bad or middle? Do you encourage me? Bye the way…**

I love to see people, and particularly young people, try to capture their thoughts on paper, in whatever form. Poetry is so personal, and I always feel honored that someone would be willing to…

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**LANGSTON HUGHES**

**in his poetry, Langston Hughes sometimes used fokl material, dialect, racial themes, for all of…**

Langston Hughes had the ucanny ability to transform his voice in his writing. Throughout his body of work, including poetry, jazz lyrics, short stories, novels and plays, he metamorphoses between…

**THE GRAPES OF WRATH**

**How does ithe final chapter serve to wrap up the theme of the entire story?**

Lots of things happen in the last chapter of The Grapes of Wrath which are significant to the overall themes of the novel. A flood displaces the Joads and others from their homes, just as another…

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**SPECIMEN DAYS**

**The words fierce and shades have multiple meanings; what do they mean in this context, and can…**

In the phrase “fierce friendship,” the word “fierce” seems to mean that the friendship was extremely strong, that friends would defend each other to the death. Some synonyms of fierce are:…

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**WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE**

**How do Shakespeare’s plays reflect the cultural, social, and political conditions of the…**

A recurring theme, especially in his comedies, was love and marriage. Shakespeare reflected the culture and society of his day (and how it was changing) through his examination of the ways in…

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**THE LOTTERY**

**What is the theme and the purpose of the writing of “the Lottery”?**

An author’s purpose in writing a story is generally expressed in the theme. In this case, Shirley Jackson wrote “The Lottery” in order to express the theme of mindless adherence to tradition….

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**SCIENCE**

**What are the functions of Bicuspid valve and Tricuspid valve?It is in the blood circulatory system**

The valve between the right atrium and the right ventricle is called the tricuspid valve. This valve opens to allow blood to be pumped from the right atrium in to the right ventricle. Once the…

**SCIENCE**

**What is the relation between the atomic size and electronegativity of an element?the relation…**

Electro negativity is the tendency of elements to attract electrons. They form negative the negative ions when the combine with other elements. Like NaCl has a Na+ and a Cl- ion. As we move down…

**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Which statement is FALSE?The lieutenant governor becomes governor if the office becomes vacant….**

This depends on what government we are talking about – either a national or state government – but I will do my best to answer. A. This is certainly true in all US states that I am aware of. B….

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**MY LAST DUCHESS**

**Consider the Victorian socio-political & historical context.**

The Duke in “My Last Duchess” wants the ultimate trophy wife, as we would think of it today. He wants a beautiful wife who will give her attention to only him. She is to stand around like a work…

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**NIGHT**

**In Night, explain the irony of Eliezer’s nearly fatal illness after the liberation.**

Elie’s near-death experience after the camp’s liberation is an example of situational irony. After losing his sister, mother, and father, after suffering beatings and malnourishment, after being…

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**POETRY**

**Explain the poem “Thoughts on Time” by Allen Curnow stanza by stanza.**

Allen Curnow’s poem “Thoughts on Time” is in the order of a riddle, a paradoxical riddle. A riddle is a word puzzle that taxes your reasoning ability in deciphering its meaning or its answer, if…

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**THOMAS HARDY**

**Explain the poem “The Voice” by Thomas Hardy with full details.**

Rather than give you an in depth analysis, I will aim to provide you with a general summary of this excellent poem. After all, part of the fun of poetry is analysing it yourself! So to give a brief…

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**HOW MUCH LAND DOES A MAN NEED?**

**Please explain the use of irony.**

There are two major ironies in “How Much Land Does a Man Need?” Irony is a contrast between two things. In this case there is dramatic irony–a contrast between what the character knows and what…

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**LITERATURE**

**To what extent is Changez a Reluctant Fundamentalist?**

He is not reluctant at first; in fact he is seduced by the perceived meritocracy of America and its corporations. However, he soon feels alienated and disillusioned with the creed of Underwood…

**THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO**

**Can you think of any other stories, books, or movies that blend horror and humor in a similar way…**

Well, your question presupposes that this story is actually funny, which some would disagree with. I personally don’t see any of the humour that you obviously feel is such an evident part of the…

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**LITERATURE**

**What are the usual/common themes in an epic?**

An epic is normally defined as a long narrative poem about the exploits of a national hero. Epics carry a culture’s history, values, myths, legends, and traditions from one generation to the next….

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**In Fahrenheit 451, how would you describe the society through the description given?**

A central term you need to understand when thinking about the society in this novel is “dystopia”, which refers to a future society in which all has not gone well. In your thinking about this…

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**In Fahrenheit 451, what was the tone towards a society’s freedom? Need a specific quote and…**

In Fahrenheit 451 (1953), there is no freedom in this futuristic society. (Ray Bradbury wrote this book in response to McCarthyism and the censorship of artistic expression in America at that…

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**GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS**

**Define the terms langue and parole.**

The Swiss linguist Ferdinand de Saussure drew the distinction between langue (“language”) and parole (“speech”) during his classes in general linguistics. His students gathered their notes in the…

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**A DOLL’S HOUSE**

**Nora’s leaving is brought about by her acheivement of individuationNorais forced into…**

I have to agree with the centra idea as expressed in #1. There is a sense in which both Nora and Helmer have to accept certain truths about themselves that they have been ignoring or supressing for…

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**THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO**

**Could you write an ending to “The Cask of Amontillado” from Fortunato’s perspective?Could you…**

To be honest, I think one of the tremendous strengths of this story focuses on the way it ends as Montresor bricks in his enemy for all eternity. The last words of the story, “In pace requiescat”,…

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**MATH**

**We want to construct a sign in the shape of the right triangle.If the longer leg of the sign is…**

We’ll note the shorter leg, namely one cathetus, as x. The longer cathetus is x + 2. The hypotenuse is 2x – 2. Now, we’ll apply the relation that puts together all the sides of a right angled…

**MATH**

**What are the roots of the equation x^2-4x+3=0. Work on two methods.**

We can solve the given equation using the two methods: For the first, x^2 – 4x + 3 = 0 express -4 as the sum of two numbers which give the product 3 => x^2 – 3x -x + 3 = 0 => x(x – 3) -1(x…

**MATH**

**Solve the equation tan x = sin x if x is in ( 0, 2pi ).**

tanx = sinx is the given equation to solve for x: Solution: Tanx = sinx/cosx, by definition. Substitute this in the given equation. So the give equation becomes: sinx/cosx = sinx. Divide both…