Explain “A Defence of Poetry” by Percy Bysshe Shelley?

# Explain “A Defence of Poetry” by Percy Bysshe Shelley?

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Solve for x : x^2 – 5x + 6 =< 0

x^2 – 5x + 6 =< 0 First let us factor: (x-3)(x-2) =< 0 Then we have two cases: case 1: x-3 =< 0 and x-2 => 0 x =< 3 and x => 2 ==> x = [ 2, 3] case 2: x-3…

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Bring the equation of the line 3x-4y-12=0 to the intercept form and find the intercept on the axis .

The standard for for the intercept is: x/a + y/b = 1 where a is x-intercept and b is y-intercept; We have the equation: 3x – 4y – 12 = 0 Move 12 to the right side: ==> 3x – 4y = 12 Now divide…

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In Goodnight, Mr. Tom, why is Willie so fearful and sure that he is worthless?

Willie is quite simply the victim of domestic abuse. It becomes apparent later in the novel that his mother is mentally unbalanced as seen through her cruel discipline of Willie based on extremely…

• A DEFENCE OF POETRY

Explain “A Defence of Poetry” by Percy Bysshe Shelley?

In “A Defence of Poetry” Percy Bysshe Shelley is (1) defining poetry and (2) creating a defending apologetics of sorts for the poets and poetics of the Romantic Age. The poets of the Romantic Age…

• MATH

Solve for x log 3 (2x+3) -1 = 0.

log 3 (2x+3) -1 = 0 Move 1 to the right side: ==> log 3 (2x+3) = 1 We know that log 3 (3) = 1 ==> log 3 (2x + 3) = log 3 (3) We know that: if log a = log b ==> a = b ==> 2x + 3 = 3…

• MATH

Prove that (sin145)^2=1-(cos35)^2 .

(sin145)^2 = 1-(cos35)^2 Let us rewrite: sin145 = sin(180-35) But we know that: sin 180-a = sin a ==> sin 145 = sin35 Now substitute: (sin35)^2 = 1- (cos35)^2 ==> (sin35)^2 + (cos35)^2 = 1 We…

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What were the environmental factors responsible for the decline of the Indus Valley civilization?

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• GRAMMAR

Discuss negation in English language.a detail answer with examples

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• FRANKENSTEIN

A knowledge of other texts may inform your reading to a text – How does this relate to…

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• FRANKENSTEIN

How may a reading of a different text inform a reading of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein?ie. what is…

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• THE CRUCIBLE

Could you explain why Elizabeth doesnt beg John to ‘confess’ at the end of the play and what does…

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Is “Kubla Khan” a fragmented poem?

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• HISTORY

What was Truman’s goals in his Fair Deal domestic policy and what were his successes and…

In spite of all predictions, President Truman was re-elected in the 1948 election and the unexpected victory boosted the President’s confidence. At the beginning of his second term Truman conceived…

• SCIENCE

What is DIC?

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• OF MICE AND MEN

What is the relevance of the title ‘Of Mice and Men’ to the novel?

It is from a Robert Burns poem, “The best laid schemes of mice and men go often askew”. In the case of the story, Lennie and George and Candy have a plan. They’re going to finally save enough and…

• MATH

What is a whole number?

A whole number is a number that has no “pieces” attached. A piece of a number is a fraction. If you look at a number line, the numbers named, 1,2,3, and so on are whole numbers, while the spaces…

• HISTORY

How are the US entry into the Great War and its refusal to join the League of Nations…

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• THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

What are examples of alliteration for Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemmingway?Page number too….

Hemingway’s simple, journalistic style does not allow for much alliteration or flowery prose. He’s a straight shooter, and his narrative voice offers little prosody. Here are a few examples: “His…

• FRANKENSTEIN

Who is more of a monster–Victor or the Creature? Please explain specifically what sort of…

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• LOOK BACK IN ANGER

Is Jimmy Porter an angry young man or just a gruesome whiner?Are his anger reasons valid?

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• BEOWULF

In what ways do you think Beowulf reveals the values of the Anglo-Saxon society?

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There are five themes in the princess bride: 1) Good versus evil 2) True love 3) Revenge 4)…

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• THE BOOK THIEF

What are death’s feelings for the victims of war?

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• THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY

In The Devil in the White City which character is the most dynamic, Dr. Holmes or Burnham?

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• SCIENCE

. The dad knows none of his relatives has Hemophilia, the mom has a brother of her mothers mother…

Hemophilia is a rare genetic disorder characterized by deficiencies in the proteins that help the blood to clot. The inability of the blood to clot poses serious health risk’s for the hemophiliac….

• THE ALCHEMIST

understanding the language of the worldWhat does he mean by the lanuage of the world and by the…

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• SOCIAL SCIENCES

In what ways is the health problem affected by the family, the economy, and the polity? What…

Your question is a bit hard to interpret, but in terms of the economy affecting the health of individuals and families, I think the following quickly comes to mind: In the United States, there are…

• SCIENCE

Hyaline joint of fibrouscartliage. What is an example of this type of joint, and what is the…

Hyaline disease in any joint or articulation is a type of degenerative disorder. Any articulation can be affected but it usually follows the same pattern and affects the same joints as other…

• MUSÉE DES BEAUX ARTS

In which ways is Musee des Beaux Arts a reflective verse or reflective in nature?

Musee is reflective in nature because the poet is using verse to externalize something that has moved him, and touched him. However, he does this in a way that he explains step by step (though in a…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Intermediate sanctions created to fill the gap between regular probation & incarceration….

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• FRANKENSTEIN

The monster’s portrayal in popular cultureHow did people come to think that the monster is named…

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• FRANKENSTEIN

How do Victor and Walton compare and contrast in Frankenstein?

Both Walton and Victor represent Romantic ideals, and are guided by notions of science and exploration. Both men desire to explore the unknown and are inspired by grand ideas. Victor immediately…

• BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON

What does this quote mean from “By the Waters of Babylon?” “Truth is a hard deer to hunt. If you…

To me, when John’s father says this, he is referring to the idea that truth can be harmful to people whose faith contradicts those truths. In other words, if you have a faith that says one thing,…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Discuss women in corrections and the historical perspective, conditions for detention of women in…

Historically the incarceration of women was an attempt to “tame” them. In the early 1900’s these convicted women were thought of as vile creatures because most were imprisoned due to heinous crimes…

• LITERATURE

How is Christ depicted as a hero in “The Dream of the Rood?”

In The Dream of the Rood, Christ is not only depicted, but also proclaimed a hero. The best answer to your question is to be found in the explanation of lines thirty-nine through forty-two which…

• MATH

A basketball player 1.98 m tall wants to make a basket from a distance of 12 m. The hoop is at a…

The ball is projected from a horizontal distance of 12m and from a height of 1.98m to fall into the basket . The initial velocity of the ball to be determined , the angle of projection is 48.6…

• CRISPIN: THE CROSS OF LEAD

In Crispin: The Cross of Lead, where does Cerdic want to go in Chapter 10?

In Chapter 10, Crispin is confronted by Cerdic who, ostensibly, is helping him as a friend in order to give him the best advice so he can get away from the steward who is so strangely after his…

• CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

When Thoreau accepted release from jail did he become just like the people he critcized?I refer…

To me, Thoreau’s action in allowing himself to be let out of prison is somewhat hypocritical. I think that he does become just like the people he criticizes. Thoreau argued that people who paid…

Provide a definition of strategic human resource management?Answer should be at least 400 words….

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• SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT

How do each of the three hunts parallel each of the three seduction scenes?

Gawain ends up at the Green Knight’s castle but doesn’t know that his host, Bercilak is really the Green Knight Bercilak’s wife tries to seduce Gawain three times, each attempt paralleling the…

• IN THE TIME OF THE BUTTERFLIES

What is a good ending quote from In the time of the Butterflies that shows a lesson being told?…

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• ALIAS GRACE

What is the importance of dreams in this novel?

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• MARKHEIM

How are Markheim’s character traits revealed throughout Stevenson’s short story “Markheiem”?

Three significant literary techniques Stevenson uses to reveal Markheim’s character traits in “Markheim” are the use of reflection, reminiscence of past activities and his doppelganger. In the…

• CREATIONISM

Which religions accept evolution? Do Islamic, Hindu, Jewish and Buddhist texts contradict…

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• THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

Does the Phelps’ Farm episode differ in tone and seriousness from the rest of the novel of…

You have identified what many critics call the biggest disappointment in this major American tour de force. Most critics agree that this last episode of the novel featuring Huck’s reuniting with…