Do you have a overview of the english literary history, their periods with their main context and…

Do you have a overview of the english literary history, their periods with their main context and…

  • LITERATURE

Do you have a overview of the english literary history, their periods with their main context and…

Anglo-Saxon Period—heroic and religious poetry, Beowulf…the poetry of Caedmon and Cynewulf. Middle English Period–after the Norman Conquest of 1066—the Metrical Romances, the dream vision…

  • ARMS AND THE MAN

In act 3, there is a description of the library which is absolutely not like a library. Why is…

In many ways, Shaw is a novelistic playwright, who uses prefaces and extended stage directions to convey his ideas and attitudes about his characters. The first thing we should note is that the…

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  • THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

What was the author’s style in the book The Old Man and the Sea?

Many people point to the simplicity of Hemingway’s style in both “The Old Man and the Sea” and his other novels and stories. So much of his prose is very direct, without the use of many compound…

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  • SHOOTING AN ELEPHANT

The subject and purpose of the essay “shooting an elephant” By Gorge Orwell

The subject of the story was in fact a young George Orwell, servant of the British Crown in India. He was working for the government and was called out to deal with an elephant that had broken…

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  • THE GOOD-MORROW

Write a critical note on twelfth night as a romantic poetryincluding the definetion of Romantic…

To begin with all the external barriers to the fulfillment of love have been eliminated in what becomes almost a parody of the state desired by the ordinary young lovers , the hermias and lysanders…

  • BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON

How does this question reveal a cryptic tone: “He [the panther] dies as he tried to spring…Then…

If something is cryptic, it is a bit mysterious. It is not spelled out clearly and explicitly. Looking at that definition, we can see why this passage is cryptic. If it were not cryptic, it would…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In Act 1 of The Crucible, why are some people, including Proctor, inclined to stay away from the…

Proctor in particular feels that Parris is insulting and rude. Look at churches today! What makes people not go? The idea that someone is going to tell them that something is wrong with them and…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Our government has played an increasing role in our economy. Explain three important roles our…

The government regulates economic activity. In other words, it tells businesses what they can and cannot do. To cite a few different kinds of examples, they tell businesses that they cannot sell…

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  • HAMLET

How do you explain Hamlet’s behavior toward Ophelia in act 2, scene 1?

We don’t actually see Hamlet’s behavior in the scene, we have to imagine his actions based on Ophelia’s telling of his actions to her father, Polonius. From Ophelia’s description, it seems that…

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  • THE VIEW FROM SATURDAY

What risk was Dr. Rohmer taking in letting Mr. Fairbain be the master of ceremonies in The View…

Mr. Homer Fairbain is the deputy superintendant in charge of instruction in the school district, but for a man with such a lofty position, he is not very learned. Mr. Fairbain had been the master…

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  • THE NECKLACE

What are two examples of foreshadowing from “The Necklace”?

With foreshadowing being the use of hints or clues to suggest action to come, the dissastifaction of Madame Loisel with her life as the wife of a clerk in the Ministry of Education sets the tone…

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  • A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND

Discuss how the literary elements contribute to developing theme.

The arrangement of events, or plot, contributes directly to theme in O’Connor’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find.” The disaster at the close of the story is a direct result of mishaps caused by the…

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  • HALF-HANGED MARY

What’s the tone of “Half-Hanged Mary”?

The tone of this poem is certainly one of bitterness. She is bitter because they chose to label her a witch for no reason other than she lived a solitary, shabby life. She was bitter that God…

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  • HISTORY

How was Sir Wilfred Laurier involved in the Boer War, and who wanted what?

The Boer War was a conflict that began in October of 1899 when people of Dutch descent known as Boers resisted attempts by the British to assert control over an area in South Africa that the…

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  • THE GLASS MENAGERIE

Does any metatheatre example appear in Scene 4 in The Glass Menagerie? (I have found few of it,…

One example of meta-theatre or meta-drama occurs at the beginning of the scene when Tomarrives drunk from supposedly spending a lot time at the movie theatre. We know that he must have been doing a…

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  • THINGS FALL APART

Desccribe the wrestling matches in Chapter 6 of Things Fall Apart.

The whole village turns out to watch the wrestling matches, “Men, women, and children.” Everyone stands in a huge circle around an open space near the “ancient silk-cotton tree which (is) sacred.”…

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  • THE GARDEN PARTY: AND OTHER STORIES

In “The Garden Party,” why did Laura want to stop it when she heard about the accident?

Laura, from her youthful innocent perspective, feels that it would be inappropriate to have a party in light of the fact that a young man who live just down the hill from their home has died. She…

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  • THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER

In “The Fall of the House of Usher”, how does the crumbling house reflect the theme of insanity…

Whether it is the catacombs in “The Cask of Amontillado” that reflect Montresor’s disturbed and twisted character of the House of Usher, whose dilapidation reflects the own mental instability of…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Briefly identify the U.S. Supreme Court findings in the case of Fare v. Michael C.

This case, decided in 1979, has to do with the rights of juvenile criminal defendants. Specifically, it is about Miranda rights and juvenile suspects. In this case, the Court ruled that a…

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  • THE LOVELY BONES

How would you describe the main characters from a mental standpoint in The Lovely Bones?

I think you have to infer a lot of this from what the characters do and say in this novel. For example, with Mr. Harvey, we know he is a serial killer, so his mental characteristics are typical of…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

women!Do you agree or disagree: Women always sacrifice themselves in hard situation and then men…

I would say this is perhaps a fairy tale view of the world. But fairy tales distort most of reality. Consider the fact that they ALL end with “And they lived happily ever after…” as if all it…

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  • POETRY

How do I analyze a poem?In terms of the story and other aspects of the poem….literal and…

There are several ways to take a look at a poem. First, read it in it’s entirety to get a feel for the topic. Some poems topics are hard to decipher. Others are blatantly obvious. Next, take a look…

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  • MATH

Function consists of function inverse of hyperbolic cosecant

To find the function consisting of inverse of hyperbolic cosecant. We know that hyperbolic cosecant x = 1/sinh x, and sinhx = (e^x-e^(-x))/2 Therfeore let the inverse hyperbolic cosecant x =…

  • MATH

log_10(x^3-1)-log_10(x^2+x+1)=-2

log 10 (x^3 -1) – log 10 (x^2 + x+1) = -2 We know that: log a – log b = log a/b ==> log 10 (x^3 -1)/(x^2 + x +1) = -2 But we know that: x^3 -1 = (x-1)(x^2 + x+1) ==> log (x-1)(x^2 + x+1)/(x^2…

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  • MATH

If,abc=1,then prove that 11+a+b^-1+11+b+c^-1+11+c+a^-1

You have not specified what we have to prove 11 + a + b^-1 + 11 + b + c^-1 + 11 + c + a^-1 is equal to. So, I’ll just give you a general answer which you can work on further: 11 + a + b^-1 + 11 + b…

  • LAW AND POLITICS

What are the five kinds of cases heard by federal courts?

It breaks down basically like this: Cases involving Federal Law: if the court is being asked to interpret the application or violation of a federal law, then the federal court system has…

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  • THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

What are some themes in Sue Monk Kidd’s, The Secret Life of Bees?

One pervading theme in this book is the search for self. Lily, who never really knew her mother and maintains a sense of protective distance from her father, leaves home in search of answers to…

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  • MATH

1025/25 =j j=?5th grade math problem “solve the equation without using the standard method” the…

Here is a solution that I think fits what you are asking. Instead of just dividing 1025 by 25, you should break 1025 down into smaller numbers. That is just like what was done in the example –…

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  • MATH

Max have 6 rolls of wire 9 2/5 per roll and 7 rolls 16 3/4 per roll wire do they need in order…

The first thing you need to do with any word problem is make sure that you fully understand what is being asked. I have edited your question to be what I believe you were trying to ask. Reread the…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What is the body count at the end of the play?Who dies, how do they die, and in what order do…

Mercutio dies of stab wounds from Tybalt. Tybalt is slain by Romeo. Romeo kills Paris at the Capulet gravesite. Romeo drinks poison and dies. Juliet stabs herself. At some point, Lady Montague…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

When reading the Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America, what questions…

Here are some things I would ask myself when reading the Declaration of Independence. Which words are emotionally charged? I know that this whole freedom idea came about in an effort to separate…

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  • MATH

If a piece of wood 105 inches long is to be cut into four equal pieces, what is the length if…

First, we have to figure out how much wood you will have after you make the cuts. You will need 3 cuts to make the wood into 4 equal pieces. That means that the cuts will take up .375 inches. So…

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  • MISS BRILL

When condsidering the theme of the story, what aspect of society and Miss Brill should the reader…

Miss Brill is one of those members of society who are often invisible to others. So, when considering Miss Brill vs the society in which she lives, one must consider the things about a society that…

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  • MATH

I have 3 pints of oil and 12 gals of gas. the lawnmower uses 0.5 pints of oil and 1.5 gals of…

What you have to do is divide the number of pints of oil and gas that you have by the amount that is used each day that you mow the lawns. Then you have to take the smaller number and that is how…

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  • CLASSIC AMERICAN SHORT STORIES

Young Goodman Brown: 1. What is the tone of the tale’s several references to the Native…

These are all good questions, but I suspect that you’ll need to put the questions in separate posts if you want them all answered. I can help you out with the first item: what is the tone of the…

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  • THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

With reference to the text, discuss the struggle between man and nature.

There are many episodes throughout the entire text that illustrate the old man’s struggle with nature. The first is simply his fight against human nature and old age, as he continues to try and…

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  • NO MORE DEAD DOGS

What is the climax of No More Dead Dogs?What is the climax in No More Dead Dogs?

The climax may seem to be when Old Shep explodes on the stage. However, it is when Wallace lies to Rachel and tells her he was responsible for all of the acts of vandalism. He did it to protect her…

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  • THE GUEST

Whats Camus’ reason for making the Arab a murderer?

Camus makes the Arab a murderer to influence the reader’s response to the dilemma Daru faces in the story, based upon Camus’ political concerns at that time between Algiers and France. The reader…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

how are afro american families different from caucasian families how are afro american families…

Who says they’re different? I just moved from the Midwest to the South, and from my observations it seems as if there are more differences between people based on geography and economics than on…

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  • GILGAMESH

What is the difference between Gilgamesh and an epic?

Your question implies that there are elements of this ancient story that do not comply with the definition of an epic. However, Gilgamesh is considered by nearly all critics as a defining example…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

How can you show leadership and character?

In my opinion, leadership is a pattern of behavior, a habit of being assertive, speaking up, being a role model and getting involved. We show leadership in our daily lives, by how we carry…

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  • CONTENTS OF THE DEAD MAN’S POCKET

In “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket” why does the story continue after Tom gets safely back…

To answer this, think about how different the message would be if Tom just made it into the apartment and lay there and the story ended. If Tom had done that, the message of the story would be…

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  • THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

What does Holden mean when he say’s Pencey is full of “crooks” and “phonies”?Describe his…

In the very first chapter, Holden says: Pencey was full of crooks. Quite a few guys came from these wealthy families, but it was full of crooks anyway. The more expensive a school is, the more…

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  • HISTORY

Why did Richard Nixon cause the Watergate scandal?Why did Richard Nixon cause the Watergate scandal?

Presumably Richard Nixon caused the Watergate Scandal because of some defect in his personality. If he had been a completely rational person, he would have realized that the break-in could not…

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  • SCIENCE

A scientific law is based on repeated inferences made over long periods of time true or false?

This is a true statement. When we observe something in the scientific world over a long period of time and the same observation is made repeatedly without variation during that time, then it is a…

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  • REFERENCE

What is another word for duplicity?

There are plenty of other words or phrases that you can use in place of the word “duplicity.” I would suggest that you use a thesaurus — either an actual hard copy one or an online one like the…

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  • MATH

Can u show me a math poem because i need it to help mei need to know an example of a math poem

Do you have to write a math poem? If you do an online search for “math poems” you will find many, many examples that other students have written. They can be complicated or simple. For example,…

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  • ARTS

What is significance of dance in Hinduism?

I think that there can be many different aspects to this answer. One significance would be that the concept of dancing is something strongly associated with the gods. For example, Lord Krishna…

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  • MATH

A cubic function g(x) with integral coefficents has the following properties: g(3) = 0, g(-3/4) =…

We know that: g(3) = 0 g(-3/4) = 0 Then (x-3) and (4x+3)) are factors of g(x) Also, it is given that (x+2) is a factor of g(x). Then, g(x) = n(x-3)(x+2)(4x+3) But we know that: g(1) = -84) g(1) =…

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  • HISTORY

Was the Truman Doctrine a success or failure? Why?

I would say that this was a little bit of each. The Truman Doctrine was an early type of containment. It said that the US would help any country that was fighting against being taken over by the…

 


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