During World War I, to what does the Great Migration in the United States refer?

During World War I, to what does the Great Migration in the United States refer?

  • ANIMAL FARM

How does Orwell create, develop, and use the character of Boxer?

Orwell paints an important picture of Boxer. Boxer is a workhorse, literally speaking. He is described as strong, faithful, and untiring no matter what. Here is what Orwell says about him:…

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  • MEDEA

How does Medea put her cunning to use in the play?

Medea plays on the weaknesses of those around her and uses flattery and self-deprecation to advance her plans. The first instance of Medea’s cunning is in her manipulation of Creon. She plays upon…

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  • PORNOGRAPHY

What are specific comments on the harms of pornography, for a paper I’m writing, that are not way…

This topic is unusual for eNotes, which can make it difficult to be specific in discussion. Pornography harms in many ways. First of all, it harms the youth because of people looking for child…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Please give me four examples of diction in To Kill A Mockingbird chapters 6 through 10.

Diction refers to the writer’s or the speaker’s distinctive vocabulary or style of expression. One unusual such choice is Miss Maudie’s accusation that Jem and Scout’s snowman was “an absolute…

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  • SEEDFOLKS

What character traits describe Gonzalo from the book Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman?

Gonzalo is a Guatemalan immigrant who moved to Clevland with his family. Gonzalo is in the eighth grade and says that he can speak English fluently, unlike his mother’s uncle, Tio Juan. Gonzalo…

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  • HARRISON BERGERON

What are the themes of the short story, “Harrison Bergeron,” by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.?

The main theme in “Harrison Bergeron,” by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. is equality, but it is not the kind of equality which people generally desire. Vonnegut’s short story is a warning that complete equality…

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  • THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER

What physical details of time and place accomplish the mood and what is the effect of using the…

Poe’s Gothic tale of dualities is rife with ominous happenings, decay, darkness, and foreboding. The use of alliteration with /d/ in the opening sentence–“dull, dark, and soundless day”–generates…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What are the main criticisms for Postcolonial Theory?

There are four main critiques of postcolonial theory: First, is a critique of the dependence on literary forms of data, the use of deconstructive methods of analysis, and the positing of…

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  • SCIENCE

How can I personally have an impact on science?

Yes, everyone can contribute to science in their own small way. The best way to contribute to the science and enhance our knowledge is by carrying out research in our scientific discipline of…

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  • LITERATURE

Why does Claudius send ambassadors to Norway?

We learn from Horatio in Act I Scene 1 that the late Hamlet (the former Danish king) had fought with the late Fortinbras, king of Norway. Before the battle, they had made a sealed compact,…

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  • SCIENCE

Who created the atom bomb?

There are two types of atom bombs or atomic bombs: fission bombs (or uranium or plutonium based nuclear bombs) and fusion bombs or hydrogen bombs. Fission bombs were developed before fusion bombs…

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  • SCIENCE

Gabrielle Walker wrote the book Snowball Earth. How did life survive Snowball Earth?

The Snowball Earth hypothesis speculates that Earth has experienced periods of time during which it has been covered with ice. The first of such periods is thought to have occurred about 2 billion…

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  • THE GIVER

What are the causes that led to the plan of Jonas escaping in The Giver?

Jonas initially planned his escape when he found out what release meant, but the plan was put into action when he found out Gabe was going to be released. The steps that lead to Jonas escaping…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Discuss three things that Scout and Jem learn by attending Calpurnia’s church.

In Chapter 12, Jem and Scout learn several interesting facts about the life of Calpurnia. When Calpurnia takes them to First Purchase African M.E. Church for Sunday service, they find out that…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

In Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, what are some connections that can be made between Lennie…

This question is vague in that I’m not sure if you need general connections among all the characters or specific ones between pairs, so I am going to make several observations. Feel free to add…

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  • HISTORY

Why did the Europeans need a Western route to India?

Europeans were interested in a Western route to Asia because they wanted direct access to trade from India, China, and the spice islands in today’s Indonesia. Previously, Europe’s trade with the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

According to Miss Stephanie Crawford in Chapter 1 of To Kill a Mockingbird, what did Boo Radley…

According to Miss Stephanie Crawford, Boo stabbed his father in the leg with a pair of scissors while he was clipping items from the Maycomb Tribune. “Boo was sitting in the livingroom cutting…

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  • HISTORY

How has life improved for the average worker today?

Life has improved for the average worker. Over the years, laws have been passed to make working conditions safer. There are now health, safety, and environmental regulations in place to make the…

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  • HISTORY

What was Martin Luther’s role in the Reformation?

Martin Luther was a German theologian who was born in 1483. As part of his work at the University of Wittenberg, Luther visited lots of monasteries and religious centres, like Rome, and became…

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  • HISTORY

What happened in the Great Depression?

During the Great Depression, our government did many things to try to help our people. The Great Depression began when the stock market crashed and banks failed. Many people lost their jobs, life…

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  • SIEGFRIED SASSOON

How can I analyze the poem “Does it Matter” By Siegfried Sassoon?

In Siegfried Sassoon’s poem “Does It Matter,” he exhibits a strong anti-war message by portraying the difficulties of wounded veterans upon their return from war. His poem expounds on the…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What does Mercutio foreshadow when he says, “Find me tomorrow and I’ll be a grave man!”?

Mercutio utters this famous line as he is stumbling around, following his stabbing by Tybalt. At this point in the scene, the others are unaware that Mercutio has been injured to the degree that…

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  • SINNERS IN THE HANDS OF AN ANGRY GOD

What does Edwards means by “keeping up the form of religion?”

What Edwards is talking about when he uses these words in “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” (he actually says that he is speaking to people who “may keep up a form of religion in your…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

Can we find enough clues to tell us why Abigail was dismissed from her service at Proctor’s home?

Yes, first, there is the implication that Abigail’s reputation is not good. In Act One, her uncle, Reverend Parris, asks her if her name “is entirely white” in the town. White is typically a…

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  • LITERATURE

Describe how Reverend Hale is beginning to feel about the witch trials in act 3.

Hale already has reservations about the witch craft trials by the time that Act 3 starts. In Act 2, Hale went to visit the Proctor household and admitted that he was a little astounded at the…

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  • HISTORY

Compare and contrast the strategy and tactics of any two theaters of action in World War II.

This answer will compare and contrast the strategy and tactics from an American perspective in the European and Pacific theaters. One point of comparison between the two theaters is that both…

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  • MACBETH

What are similarities between Lady Macbeth and Lady Macduff?

Before we pay attention to the similarities between Lady Macbeth and Lady Macduff, we must point out that these two women stand in stark contrast to each other. Lady Macbeth is cruel, manipulative,…

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  • THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

In the novel, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Holden often shows that he is lonely. On…

Holden does not use the word “lonely” in Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye. He mostly uses the word “lonesome” to describe his feelings. He does mention it often enough to be noticed, though. It…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What role does pride play in the deaths of Mercutio and Tybalt Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet?

Pride led Tybalt to try to fight Romeo, and Mercutio to intervene and fight Tybalt. Both died as a result. Tybalt was upset that Romeo would come to a Capulet party. He wanted to fight then, but…

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  • SCIENCE

How can scientists decide when a fault last moved?

Scientists can sometimes determine when a fault line last moved (as in an earthquake) by simply observing the visible landforms around it. This is not often possible, however, because other forces…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

In Animal Farm there are seven commandments of which one says: ‘All animals are equal’. Give…

The first example is found soon after the Rebellion with the disappearance of the milk and the windfall apples. When the cows have not been milked for some time and their udders are filled to…

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  • HISTORY

What did soldiers face in the trenches of World War I?

Life in the trenches was a miserable existence for both sides. The most dangerous part of the job was when you were ordered to attack the enemy positions. This usually happened before dawn or…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the importances of organic compounds for binary things like: -carbohydrates -lipids…

Organic compounds are defined as chemical compounds that contain carbon. Organic compounds are literally the building blocks of all life on Earth. Carbon is the most versatile compound on the…

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  • HISTORY

What country was most affected by the Black Death?

Working out how many people died as a result of the Black Death is one of the most difficult questions that you can ask a historian. This is because there are no surviving demographic records for…

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  • DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

What was the purpose of the preamble of the Declaration of Independence?

Essentially, the Preamble spells out the reasons why the Second Continental Congress was issuing the Declaration in the first place. It says that a “decent respect to the opinions of mankind”…

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  • THE WIFE OF BATH’S TALE

What is the wife making fun of?

The wife was making fun of the Knight, her newly wedded husband. This was because after they privately got married that morning, her husband hid himself all day because his wife was old and ugly….

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

What are some quotes about when Abigail tries to accuse Elizabeth of stabbing her with the needle?

In Act Two, Herrick (the Marshall) and Cheever (clerk of the court) come to the Proctor’s house to search for a poppet (doll). They find the poppet that Mary Warren had given to Elizabeth. Abby put…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In Lord of the Flies, what reaction do Piggy, Ralph, and Jack have when they discover the dead…

One really important thing to remember about the discovery of the dead parachutist is that the boys do not know that a parachutist fell on the island. This is an example of dramatic irony, a…

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  • HISTORY

How did World War l help to mobilize industry and the workforce?

During World War I, it was very important to get industry and the workers to be supportive of the war effort. The government was involved in making sure this occurred. The government created the…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

To whom does Candy talk about killing his dog in Of Mice and Men?

Candy is questioned by Carlson about the advisability of putting the dog out of its misery. Curley has had the dog since it was a puppy, training it to be a first-class ranch dog. It is now old,…

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  • HISTORY

Compare and contrast the methods through which Han and Roman leaders enlisted their subjects’…

Han Chinese government: Political Ideology, Civil Bureaucracy, and Military Organization: During the Han dynasty, Confucianism became the dominant political ideology. Confucius doctrines of…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In what chapter does Scout say that Boo is normal?

Scout reflects on Arthur Radley during Chapters 26 and 31. When she was younger, she thought of him as a monster or a curiosity. As she got older, she came to appreciate him and finally…

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  • HISTORY

Explain the concepts of Pax Sinica and Pax Romana. How did Han and Roman Leaders promote long…

A bad peace is even worse than war.-Tacitus The Pax Sinica was a period of Chinese history between 221 B.C. and 200 A.D. with relative peace and economic prosperity. The period saw five different…

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  • SCIENCE

I’m learning about microbes and diseases, and I was wondering if bacteria favors growth in wet or…

When studying the growth of bacteria, a number of factors are important to keep in mind. The first thing to keep in mind is that most bacteria reproduce asexually by duplicating their DNA and…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

Thinking about the theme of loneliness, in the book Of Mice and Men, how does this quotation “No…

Lennie has just inadvertently killed Curley’s wife. Like the other times he has gotten into similar trouble, Lennie runs off and hides by himself. Lennie is socially inept, he panics, and…

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  • MACROECONOMICS

What is the production possibilities frontier?

The production possibility frontier (PPF) is the curve on a graph that represents all the combinations of production that can be generated. The area below the curve represents inefficient…

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  • SCIENCE

What will happen if the world does end with ash and lava and radiation?

If the world does end with ash, lava and radiation (that is by volcanic eruptions and/or solar radiation or nuclear radiation), depending upon the level of destruction, the life may or may not be…

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  • THE ROAD

What is the author’s message about love and how it can help one survive in The Road?

In the narrative of The Road, love supports survival because it acts as a motivating force to preserve one’s life for an altruistic purpose, a purpose stronger than a selfish one. Clearly love is…

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  • THE SCARLET LETTER

For what sin is Hester Prynne condemned?

Hester Prynne is condemned for adultery, which is the sin of having sexual intercourse with a person who is not her husband. In the Puritan era, that sin would have been applied to any woman who…

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  • HISTORY

During World War I, to what does the Great Migration in the United States refer?

The Great Migration is a term that refers to the fifty-year movement of African-Americans (1910-1960) from the rural South to the Northern cities. In the early 1900’s the South was still an…

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