Ebooks- Positive or Negative? I was recently given an Amazon Kindle as a gift. As a fan of paper…

Ebooks- Positive or Negative? I was recently given an Amazon Kindle as a gift. As a fan of paper…

  • LITERATURE

Ebooks- Positive or Negative? I was recently given an Amazon Kindle as a gift. As a fan of paper…

I think that the content of the literature is way more important than the medium — I don’t see the medium being the message here. I wonder if e-books might not actually help authors. They say…

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  • STUDENT STUDY TIPS

What are some good ways/ hints to memorize a speech?What are some good ways/ hints to memorize a…

To me, the best way to do this is to break it up into pieces and then work on each piece separately. If you go to try to memorize the whole thing at once, it can seem pretty intimidating. But if…

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  • OLIVER TWIST

Can anyone give me an idea for a thesis for Oliver Twist?

A good place to start if you are having to come up with a thesis on a novel is thinking through the themes that are presented through the action, plot and characters and then using one of those…

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  • MATH

CONIC SECTIONSCan someone give me tips on doing equations about COnic SEctions the circle,…

A conic represents the intersection of a plane with a cone. The conic could be described as the locus of the points that move in a plane of a fixed point (focus), with a fixed line (directrix). The…

  • ARTS

What is the social context of belonging in “numb” by Linkin Park?I have an assignment on…

I think that you might want to reference the music video when discussing the social context of the song. The subject of the video is an autistic child who is seen as the target of the social…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

How did the neighbors treat Emily in “A Rose for Emily”?

The neighbourhood, which interestingly in this story acts as a kind of communal narrator, treats Miss Emily with a range of different responses in this masterful Southern Gothic classic by…

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  • HISTORY

How many rounds of ammo did the average soldier in the Vietnam War carry at one time?How many…

I carried 1,000 rounds with both the M-14 and M-16 rifles. When I took over the M-60, I still carried almost 1,000 rounds in four belts. I also had everyone in the platoon carry 400 rounds. Talk to…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

What is the function of the European Union? (EU)

The overall function of the European Union is to create and implement laws and regulations that integrate the member states of the EU. The countries of the EU are supposed to have uniform laws and…

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  • MATH

What is the angle between the two vectors A and B, where A=2i+3j+4k and B=i-2j+3k

To solve this problem we use the scalar or dot product of vectors. Now for any two vectors A and B which have an angle x between them, A dot B = |A|*|B|*cos x, where |A| and |B| denote the…

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  • BUSINESS

What are the comparisons between the US and Indian economies?

I think that you might be able to highlight President Obama’s recent trip to India as representation of the similarities between both economies. When the President declares India as a vital…

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  • MATH

At a local supermarket Mark can buy 3 oranges and 4 apples for $24 and 2 oranges and 1 apple for…

Let us assume the price of one apple is x and the price of one orange is y. We have two equations which are to be solved to arrive at x and y. 4x + 3y = 24… (1) x + 2y = 12 … (2) We now solve…

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  • MATH

Solve the following equations for x and y: 8x + 3y = 1 and 6x + 2y = 4

We have to solve the equations: 8x + 3y = 1 and 6x + 2y = 4 for x and y. 8x + 3y = 1… (1) 6x + 2y = 4 … (2) We now solve by performing 2*(1) – 3*(2) => 2*(8x + 3y) – 3*(6x + 2y) = 2*1…

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  • BUSINESS

“Decision making is the most critical managerial task.” Discuss the statement in light of…

You will have to do some investigation about the different types of philosophies that individuals in the position of power can adopt in making their decisions. This becomes a major part of your…

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  • CREATIONISM

” what is the basic difference between the dead and alive, where apparently a dead being have all…

The dead cannot lie any more,but the alive still can.

  • SCIENCE

Thrid toe was sollwen and pain full now fouth toe also affected what is the diagnosis? patent non…

This is difficult to answer without knowing the patient’s history. Rheumatoid arthritis is one possible cause of edema in the toes. There are many other diseases or causes ranging from a blunt…

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  • AS YOU LIKE IT

Can you provide help on the love themes in asyou like it? please make it detailed i.e. please…

Well as far as I’m concern love is the magic feeling that helps everyone to survive and develop. If you want to feel love, you’ll have to make people happy. Find out what your lover loves and do it…

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

How does continental drift effect an ecosystem?eg the botic and abotic factors

As the plates move farther apart the land on the surface is put into different latitudes. Each change in latitude can mean a change in the temperature and overall climate. Dramatic climate change…

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  • MACBETH

What are some differences found between brotherly love and erotic love in any of Shakespeare’s…

Specifically in Shakespeare’s Macbeth, we see brotherly love between Macbeth and Banquo, and erotic love between Macbeth and his wife Lady Macbeth. Macbeth is a decorated soldier for, and supporter…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the rate of blood flow in the fingertips of the hands?

This is a good question, but difficult to answer. The difficulty is in determining or even estimating how much blood flows to the fingertips at any given moment. And to my knowledge there have…

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  • ENOTES EDUCATORS GROUP

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  • SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT

What does Gawain learn from his journey in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight?

The most important thing that he learned from his journey is to be truthful and honest. If he hadn’t taken what the queen gave to him, on his 3rd day’s stay at the palace, the Green Knight was not…

  • NIGHT

What is the goal of the main character?

This is a challenging question. On one level, it is such a direct question. Yet, so little in Wiesel’s work is direct because of its complex and divergent nature. Eliezer’s “goal” is to stay…

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  • THE PEARL

How did Steinbeck’s description of the setting help set a vague, dreamlike mood for the beginning…

The beginning of Chapter Two features a typical Steinbeckian (is that a word?!) description that really helps to create this dreamlike mood that you refer to and is one of the qualities of this…

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  • FRENCH LANGUAGE

Good Books for Learning French?Can anyone recommend a good book for learning French as an adult…

It’s not a book exactly–at all, really–but I like the free online French learning program available from BeforeYouKnowIt.com. I was using it for awhile with good results until life conspired and…

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  • TUCK EVERLASTING

Why does Winnie feel guilty about helping with the jail break? Why does she decide to help anyway?

Winnie’s upbringing made her feel that she would be breaking the law. It would also affect her family’s reputation. She had already put her family through so much worry and anguish that she didn’t…

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  • ARABY

What are some elements in “Araby” that are allegorical?

Well, this question is a little difficult to answer as really, this is not an allegorical story in the same way that a story like “Young Goodman Brown” by Nathanial Hawthorne would be an…

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  • B. YEATS: A LIFE: VOLUME I, THE APPRENTICE MAGE, 1865-1914

What is the theme of the poem ‘The Ballad of Father Gilligan’ by W.B.Yeats?I would like a broad…

The Ballad of Father Gilligan Summary Yeats tells a story in verse. An old priest was weary and sad because most of his flock had died. He was sent for by a sick man, but fell asleep in his chair…

  • ANTIGONE

What is the meaning of the second choral Ode in Antigone by Sophocles?

The Odes in Greek Tragedy are the most ancient of the aspects of the plays. Before there were plays with individual characters speaking lines to each other and undergoing personal events that lead…

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  • THE BIRTHMARK

Through analysis of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Birthmark”, how is gender incorporated into…

In Hawthorne’s short story “The Birthmark,” the reader is presented with Georgiana, a woman with a birthmark on her cheek. Her husband becomes so obsessed with removing it, that he causes her…

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  • SINNERS IN THE HANDS OF AN ANGRY GOD

What is the direct statement in which Edwards sets forth the purpose of his sermon in “Sinners in…

Well, in this fire and brimstone sermon, Edwards uses extended metaphors to argue that those who have not accepted Christ as their Saviour live on the brink of damnation and the torments of hell….

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  • 1984

I need help with a closing conclusion on 1984??The entire essay is on Winston’s internal and…

I would pay special attention to the ending of the novel after Winston has been re-educated. There is a resolution to the internal and external conflict that Winston has had with the power…

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  • THE ROCKING-HORSE WINNER

In “The Rocking-Horse Winner” why is money so important?

Money is only important in the story because Paul’s parents make it a priority, and establish it as the most important thing. We learn immediately that his mother is a bit fixated on money, and on…

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  • SCIENCE

What do you think of the ethics demostrated in the movie Gattaca?

This is an interesting question, because the different ethical situations presented in that movie are hypothetical, based on one possible scenario that might exist in our world if genetic…

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  • 1984

In 1984 how are Julia’s and Winston’s views towards rebellion against the party alike and how are…

Winston is so new to the whole rebellion thing that his attitudes towards it are much less developed than Julia’s. Julia has been rebelling for years now, and has had a lot of time to really think…

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  • MAYA ANGELOU

Question about Maya Angelou please helpwhy do you think it matters to Angelou that she “had…

Angelou is referring to her African ancestry. By returning to Africa for a visit, she could both acknowledge her roots and, at the same time, celebrate how far she had come – from slavery to…

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  • LANGSTON HUGHES

How is the speaker’s attitude toward violence in the poem “Frederick Douglass 1817-1895” similar…

In Langston Hughes’ poems “Harlem” and “Frederick Douglass 1817-1895,” violence is present, but perhaps not as one might expect. Violence can be described as “an intense force,” and instead of…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

In Romeo and Juliet, what happens to Romeo’s old love?

Since Rosaline, the girl that Romeo is infatuated with at the opening of the play, is never an actual character in the play, there is no mention of what happens to her. She is mentioned on the list…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

Who is a famous character or person who is like Portia in The Merchant of Venice and how…

This is a very interesting question that you would benefit from adding to the discussion board to gain a range of different opinions rather than just mine. A good way of starting considering this…

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  • THE SCARLET LETTER

In Chapter 19, in The Scarlet Letter, why does Pearl “burst into a fit of passion” when she…

Pearl at the beginning of this Chapter is described as being separate from Hester and Dimmesdale, as she stands on the opposite side of the brook from them. What is key to note though, is that in…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

After the fire is over, how does Miss Maudie feel about the destruction of her house? What does…

When her house is destroyed, Miss Maudie does not mourn over her loss. The things she lost were just possessions which could be replaced. She was glad no one was hurt and that the fire did not…

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  • THE LION IN WINTER

Eleanor says, “We are the origins of war, not history’s forces, nor the times, nor justice, nor…

What Eleanor is truly talking about here is who is morally responsible for war. She is saying that it is human choices that cause wars — not outside forces — and therefore human beings are…

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  • HEART OF DARKNESS

What are differences in climax of plot between Heart of Darkness by J. Conrad and Apocalypse Now…

You need to remember that obviously the book and the film are two very different types of media and so one has advantages and disadvantages that the other doesn’t. To me, the central difference in…

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  • HEART OF DARKNESS

What are differences in rising action of plot between Heart of Darkness by J. Conrad and…

When we think of the rising action of a plot we need to recall that it consists of a series of events that serve to increase the suspense and tension before the highest point, the climax. Certainly…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

I’m searching for a biblical allusion to the curse of Cain in John Steinbeck’s novelette Of Mice…

John Steinbeck wrote two novels alluding to famous stories from the Bible. The first was East of Eden which parallels the relationship between Adam and Eve’s sons, Cain and Abel. Steinbeck’s second…

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  • HEART OF DARKNESS

What are differences in exposition of plot between Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now by F….

Considering the exposition of a plot involves thinking through the beginning of the plot and how the characters and the conflict are established. There are certainly ample differences between these…

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  • NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN

The character, Anton Chigurh, from “No Country for Old Men” by Cormac McCarthy, does his name…

I believe you are correct, and I would recommend watching the behind-the-scenes version of the film since that was the intent in the movie. Actually, even the costumer had the task of creating a…

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  • THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE

How does Henry perform during the first attack and the second attack in The Red Badge of Courage?

Although Henry battles his fear of the unknown during the first Confederate attack, he stands his ground with the rest of his comrades and celebrates this short, initial victory. He is relieved to…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What do the Cunninghams do when they cannot pay for a service in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper…

They pay for services through goods and services they can provide when they don’t have the cash to do so. During the setting of the novel, The Depression, it was fairly common practice for…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Calpurnia affect Jem’s and Scout’s values in To Kill a Mockingbird?Quotes would be…

Calpurnia is more than just a housekeeper to the Finch family. She also serves as a surrogate mother to Jem and Scout. Calpurnia is a mother herself: She has raised Zeebo (a city worker), who is…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

In Act IV, scene i of Julius Caesar, what new image of Antony emerges?

From the chaotic ending of Act III to the opening of Act IV, Shakespeare makes what, in film, would be referred to as a jump cut. He jumps ahead in time and cuts to a meeting between the newly…

 


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