Discuss the idea of finding a self-identity within a culture & the struggles that go with…

Discuss the idea of finding a self-identity within a culture & the struggles that go with…

  • THE LONE RANGER AND TONTO FISTFIGHT IN HEAVEN

Discuss the idea of finding a self-identity within a culture & the struggles that go with…

Many of the inter-related stories in Sherman Alexie’s collection involve characters searching for a sense of self-identity both within their indigenous culture and also within the larger…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

If you were a jury, what would be your thoughts during and after the trial in To Kill a Mockingbird?

As a jury member during the trial of Tom Robinson, I would have been impressed with the approach Atticus Finch took to maintain Robinson’s innocence. Finch did an excellent job of ensuring that…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

how does huckleberry finn oppose slavery?

Huck goes along with helping jim run away to Cairo to be with his family and he helps him avoid people who would turn him in. ( and he also says the jim is a really good guy and that he shouldn’t…

  • CHEMISTRY

At stp, which of the following is a solid element, a liquid element, a gaseous mixture, a solid…

At standard temperature and pressure of the various alternatives we have, which include bromine, carbon dioxide, helium, steel, air, oil, marble, copper, water, sand, tin, bronze, mercury and salt,…

  • CHEMISTRY

What does the red glow indicate in the following experiment:A student heated a mixture of iron…

When iron filings are heated with sulfur, the following chemical reaction occurs: Fe + S –> FeS The reaction occurring between iron and sulfur is an exothermic reaction and only requires to be…

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  • HARD TIMES

What is the significance of Stephen Blackpool in Book the First of Hard Times.

Stephen Blackpool is by far one of the most interesting and tragic characters in this great novel. Consider how he is introduced: we only meet him after Dickens has shown us the Gradgrind family…

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  • THE SCARLET LETTER

In the Introduction to The Scarlet Letter, “The Custom-House,” in what war did General Miller fight?

In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel The Scarlet Letter, the General is a minor character who appears in the Introduction called “The Custom House.” This Introduction, originally written by Hawthorne as…

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  • BUSINESS

EconomicsWhat is equlibruim?

Equilibrium is an economic term that refers to a situation where there is an exact match between how much of something people want to buy and how much other people want to sell. Equilibrium occurs…

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  • LITERATURE

Which one should you think the most important in a literature course: fiction texts , poetry or…

Since the three genres that are mentioned are all approaches to the literary examination of the human experience, they are all of equal importance, just as paintings, drawings, sculptures, and…

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  • ME AND MY SHADOWS

What is Jane Tompkins saying in “Me and My Shadows”?

In short, the theme is to mix personal concerns with professional contexts. Jane shows how objective criticism is elitist, exclusionary to women, impersonal and, (this is my interpretation)…

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  • PHYSICS

What is the force exerted on the ball in the following scenario?A child bounces a 54 g superball…

The force exerted is given by mass*acceleration. Now the mass of the ball is given as 54 g or 54/1000 kg. The downward velocity of the ball is 23 m/s and the upward velocity after contact with the…

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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL

What does Dickens say has to be understood before the story of A Christmas Carol can be of any…

Right in the first four paragraphs of the story is the answer to your question. It is the fact that: Marley was dead.. . .Old Marley was as dead as a door-nail.. . .There is no doubt that Marley…

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  • LIFE OF PI

Can someone help me with journal response for Life of Pi by Yann Martel?

A journal response is a kind of reflection on something, in this case a book. I am not sure how long of a journal response you are expected to write, or whether you are expected to respond to the…

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  • HATCHET

hatchetWhat is an arguable thesis that presents a literary analysis of Hatchet?

You can attack literary analysis of Hatchet from several different directions. For instance, you could write about character development and the way Brian Robeson’s experiences alone in the…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What are some features of the society of Fahrenheit 451 that make it ideal or fair?

The only quality of the society that I see as good is the quality dealing with the immediate actions of the emergency crew that Montag called to his house. Early in part one, Montag comes home to…

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  • BIOLOGY

Cells from a chicken’s stomach complete a full cell cycle in about 625 minutes. Cells with cancer…

According to the information provided in the question, a healthy cell from a chicken’s stomach completes a full cell cycle in 625 minutes whereas a cell that has cancer only requires 450 minutes….

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  • THE MIRACLE WORKER

Annie gives two reasons in The Miracle Worker why Helen should not be put into an asylum. What…

This is actually a very complex question because you have to read between the lines to find the answer. After examining the text, I believe there are actually three reasons that Annie gives to the…

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  • LITERATURE

What are some books i could relate to the book Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza?I have to…

Absolutely! – Shake Hands With The Devil; General Romeo Dallaire – Films; Hotel Rwanda, Shake Hands With The Devil

  • THROUGH THE TUNNEL

In “Through the Tunnel,” why does Jerry go to the beach with his mother on the first morning?

Lessing presents us with quite a complex picture of the relationship between the mother and son which is well worth thinking about in greater depth to understand the various dynamics that are in…

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  • ORDINARY PEOPLE

What are the themes in Ordinary People?

In my mind, the driving messages or themes of Guest’s work relate to psychological approaches to pain, suffering, and guilt. These themes seem to be concurrent with the time period, where there…

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  • HAMLET

In Hamlet, what would lead you to believe ‘women are the destroyers of men’?If possible, could…

Tragedy, in literature, is when someone falls from a position of greatness, usually as the result of some flaw in their character or in their fortune. In “Hamlet”, King Hamlet died, in part,…

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  • MATH

A car is traveling at 44 mph. How long will it take to travel 99 miles?

Given the car’s speed (s)= 44 mph We need to determine the time ( t) that takes the car to travel 99 miles. We are given the speed ( s) and the distance ( d). Then, we can use the distance formula…

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  • MATH

If you add 6 years to Jon’s age, then divide by 3, you find his brothers age=12 . How old is Jon?

Let Jon’s age = J Let his brother’s age = B Now if we add 6 years to Jon’s age ==> J + 6 Then we will divide the sum by 3 ==> ( J + 6) / 3. Then the result of the operation will result in his…

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  • THE KITE RUNNER

In which parts of the book ” The Kite Runner” is shown that Amir feels guilty?Amir felt guilty…

The book opens in the adulthood of Amir and he relates then and there that he made a bad decision in his childhood and he has spent the rest of life to that point trying to redeem himself. Then…

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  • MATH

If a^2 + b^2 = ( a+b)^2 . Find all possible pairs of numbers a and b.

a^2 + b^2 = ( a+ b) ^2 Let us simplify the expression. We know that: (a+ b)^2 = a^2 + 2ab + b^2 We will substitute into the equation above. ==> a^2 + b^2 = a^2 + 2ab + b^2 Now we will subtract…

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  • THE LADY OR THE TIGER?

In “The Lady, or the Tiger?”what are two man vs society conflicts?

Great question! I think one approach you could take is to think of the internal conflict that is going on within the “semibarbaric” king that we are introduced to in the first paragraph: In the…

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  • MATH

The area of a rectangle is 16. The length is x^5/ (x+1) and the width is ( x+1)/ x^3 . what is x?

Given that the length of the rectangle ( L ) = x^5/ (x+1) Also, given that the width ( w) = (x+1)/ x^3 We need to determine (x) such that the area of the rectangle is 16 square units. We know that…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

In Romeo and Juliet, what are some character traits of Lady Capulet and Capulet in Acts 4 and 5?…

In my opinion, throughout Act IV and V, the Capulets corporately experience the gamut of emotions. Since their daughter is now appearing to be cooperating with them at the beginning of the fourth…

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  • MATH

If x= 4 what is ( x^-3/2) * ( x^100/ (x^99) ?

If x= 4 what is ( x^-3/2) * ( x^100/ (x^99) Let E(x) = (x^-3/2) * ( x^100/ (x^99) First we will simplify the expression. Let us review the exponent’s properties. We know that: x^(-a) = 1/(x^a)…

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  • MATH

Which number below is the same as ( -2/3) – (-(-3/5))?a. 4/15 b.-4/15 c. -1/2 d. -19/15

-2/3 – (- ( -3/5) Let us re-write: -2/3 -1(-1)-3/5) First we will start from the right to the left. We know that -1*-3/5 = + 3/5 ==> -2/3 – (-(-3/5) = -2/3 -1 ( + 3/5) Also, -1*+3/5 = -3/5…

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  • MACBETH

What is your impression of Macbeth’s state of mind at the end of Act III? It seems like he…

Act III marks a turning point in Macbeth’s personality and state of mind. The once sympathetic and noble Macbeth has become dark, sinister, paranoid, and filled with blood lust. In other words, he…

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  • MATH

Solve for t: 61= 7*10^(-t)

61 = 7*10^(-t) To find t’s value, we need to isolate (t) on one side by itself. Then we will divide by 7. ==> 61/ 7 = 7*10^(-t) / 7 ==> 61/7 = 10^(-t) We know that: a^-b = 1/a^b ==> 10^-t…

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  • A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Summarize A Tale of Two Cities in fewer than four sentences.

Influenced strongly by Thomas Carlysle’s The French Revolution: A History, which told of the poor and oppressed of France and their revolt against a corrupt monarchy, Charles Dickens, a champion…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

In Of Mice and Men, what are two quotes by Lennie when he is showing childlikeness?(and pages too)

Here is a section the 4th page into my book: George looked at him sharply, “What’d you take outta that pocket?” “Ain’t a thing in my pocket,” Lennie said cleverly. “I know there ain’t. You got it…

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  • MATH

Find the equation of the line that is perpendicular to 9x-8y = 8 and passes through ( -6,2)

Given the point ( -6, 2) passes through the line. Then the equation for the line as follows: y – y1 = m ( x – x1) where ( x1,y1) is any point on the line and m is the slope. We will substitute…

  • DON QUIXOTE

What are three possible subtopics that would be good in organizing an essay on considering Don…

Don Quixote is often quite funny, even hilarious in parts, but beneath the humor, the elements of tragedy certainly exist. You might consider these subtopics in writing a paper over the novel as…

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  • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

How does Shakespeare solve the problems of appearance and reality in the play Much Ado About…

In Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare shows that the duality between appearance versus reality is a matter of gender, social class, age, and status. In terms of gender, Beatrice appears to scorn…

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  • MATH

Simplify the following: [( x^3 + 3x^2)/(x^7-16x^5)] /[ ( x^2+4x + 3)/(x^2-3x-4)]

[( x^3 + 3x^2)/(x^7-16x^5)] /[ ( x^2+4x + 3)/(x^2-3x-4)] Let us take each term and simplify then we will rewrite. (x^3 + 3x^2 ) Factor x^2. ==> ( x^3 + 3x^2) = x^2( x+ 3)………(1) Now we…

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  • MATH
  1. Factor the following: a. 25ab-10ax – 20b + 8x b. by – 4by – ax + 4abc.ax^2 + 2x^3…
  2. 25ab-10ax – 20b + 8x First we will rearrange terms. 25ab – 20b + 8x – 10ax Now we will factor 5b from the first 2 terms. ==> 5b(5a-4) + 8x – 10ax Now we will factor -2x from the last two…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

What is one quote by Lennie when he is showing loyalty (page number too) in Of Mice and Men?

In my book, the 5th page of chapter 4 has a discussion between Crooks and Lennie. Crooks encourages Lennie that since George is out with the guys something could happen to him. George could get…

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  • HAMLET

Hamlet’s mindset near the end of the play is most like…?A. Ophelia B. Lartes C. the grave…

Given those choices, I would have to say the grave digger. Throughout the play Hamlet has thought a lot about death and what happens after death. He has questioned suicide. He grows in his…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What is the nature and extent of slavery?

I hope you will clarify this question because it is not at all clear. Are you talking about the state of slavery in today’s world? I will answer this as if that is what you are asking. I would…

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  • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

What are differences and similarities between Hero and Beatrice in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About…

Hero and Beatrice are just about as opposite as night and day. Their one similarity is that both are witty and tease each other in their own way.We first see Hero’s modest wit portrayed in the…

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  • PLATO’S REPUBLIC

What is the strongest argument for Plato’s ideal state?I need to write an paper and I didn’t…

To get a better answer, it would be good if you could tell us which aspect of the ideal state you want addressed. The part I have the strongest feelings about is the idea that the ideal state…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

What is the significance of this quote from The Crucible?”If Jacobs hangs for a witch he forfeit…

This quote is crucial to understand a very possible motivation behind the accusations for the witch trials. Giles Corey says this, and then says, “This man is killing his neighbors for their…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What is the best argument for the death penalty?Is it deterrence?

In my opinion, the best argument for the death penalty is not deterrence. The death penalty (especially given how slowly it works) does not seem to have a significant effect on lowering murder…

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  • MACBETH

Who could I compare Macbeth to? it could be anybody from a movie or book. Or who could i compare…

Really, any villain could work — especially if they do wicked things in pursuit of power. I think that Iago from Othello could be compared to Macbeth. They both want to get power that really does…

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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL

What is the personality of each ghost in A Christmas Carol?

Each ghost has a different purpose, and a different personality. Marley, the first ghost, used to be Scrooge’s business partner. They know each other well, and are somewhat friends. Marley…

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  • HISTORY

Why can the Renaissance can be considered a “golden age?” Any ideas would be appreciated.

I would say that the Renaissance can be considered a golden age because it was a time when Europe experienced a boom in arts, science and culture. Because of this, it was a time when things were…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

What literary term does Steinbeck employ in the last sentence of chapter one in Of Mice and Men?

The last sentence of chapter one reads: The sycamore leaves whispered in a little night breeze. There is more than one literary device at work in this quote. You might want to pick the one to use…

 


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