Explain how F. Scott Fitzgerald uses the minor characters–Owl Eyes, Mr. Wolfshiem, Pammy,…

# Explain how F. Scott Fitzgerald uses the minor characters–Owl Eyes, Mr. Wolfshiem, Pammy,…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

Explain how F. Scott Fitzgerald uses the minor characters–Owl Eyes, Mr. Wolfshiem, Pammy,…

Well, for Owl Eyes, you can’t do better than Enotes’ characterization: This minor character illuminates the character of Jay Gatsby. He finds that the books in Gatsby’s library are real, even…

• THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Will someone please tell me how to phonetically-pronounce the following LOTR names/words:…

No, the r’s are not trilled in any noticeable way. The film versions portray these as fairly straightforward pronunciations. Aragorn: AIR-a-gorn Arwen: AR-wen Arathorn: AIR-a-thorn Rohirrium:…

• OF MICE AND MEN

To what is Slimâ€™s opinion compared?

Steinbeck writes “Candy looked helplessly at him, for Slim’s opinions were law.” This reference was made on p. 43, when Slim agrees that Candy should put down his old, crippled dog. This fits…

• SCIENCE

What is the life span of a person with a liver disease? Is there a cure for a person with a…

Liver disease is really a broad term for many different ailments that affect the liver. As far as life span goes, it really depends on what specific ailment the individual has and how well they…

• MATH

Given the arithmetical progression and b1+b6+b9=90, find the sum S=b1+b2+b3+…+b11.

Given that b1, b2,b3…b11 are in AP, and b1+b6+b9 = 90. To find the sum S= b1+b2+b3+…b11. Here had it been given the value of any one of b1 or the common difference d , we would would have got…

• PYGMALION

What makes Mrs. Higgins shout ” Oh, men! men!!! men!”(p.111, l.21/22)

When Mrs Higgins cries out ” Oh, men! men!”, she’s quite exasperated with her son’s insensitive behaviour towards Eliza. She thinks the two mature and sedate individuals have acted pretty…

• PYGMALION

In Act 3 of Pygmalion, describe the relationship between Mrs. Higgins and her son.

We understand that Higgins is both a bully and a rather crusty bachelor. He doesn’t believe that about himself at all, but his mother sides with us. In fact, when he shows up at her house in this…

• IN ANOTHER COUNTRY

The Major in “In Another Country” is a man of self-restraint. How could this personality trait of…

In a big way! Hemingway is like a triple threat: He entertains, persuades and informs in his stories. As a war journalist he has placed a watchful eye on the personalities of the many soldiers he…

• IN ANOTHER COUNTRY

In “In Another Country,” how could the Major’s behavior, especially his looking out of the…

The Major’s looking out the window symbolizes that he gave up unconsciously on trying to control the present. This is the first and only time in the story when he drifted in a daze. No man with…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are some noteworthy characteristics of the author of TKAM? THank you.

Although author Harper Lee has always maintained that her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, was not autobiographical, she used her own childhood as a basis for the work. She…

• MATH

A book was discounted in price by 35% and now sells for \$22.50. what was the marked…

Assume that the book’s original price was x. Then today’s price = the original price – discounted price The dicounted price could be calculated as (35%) X OR (35/100)X. Then x-(35/100)x= 22.5…

• IN ANOTHER COUNTRY

In the dreary, goodness and virtues could still be found in “In Another Country”? Do they give…

Hemingway certainly exposes his own views on heroism. First, he places the American soldier in a hospital with a wound quite lesser than the Italian soldiers’, with an intense fear of death and…

• HISTORY

Loyalists and patriots both argued that they sought to uphold the rule of law, how could that be…

The reason both the loyalists and patriots believed that they were upholding the law was because each group thought that they were doing that. Therfore, the answer to your question rests in their…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What constitutes a theory of criminal behavior? Why should we study theory?What role does theory…

Theories of criminal behavior attempt to explain the rationale of the offender and or sociological factors that lead towards a lifestyle of deviant behavior. For example, Lombroso, the “father of…

• THE RANSOM OF RED CHIEF

What is one character flaw that Bill has?

I guess the first character flaw that Bill has is that he is a criminal. After all, he is willing to kidnap a child in order to get money. That is really pretty evil, even though it does not end…

• BEOWULF

In Beowulf, how was Heorot the center of both life and death?

In Beowulf, the mead-hall Heorot is the center of the Dane’s tribal culture. It gives life to King Hrothgar and Beowulf in terms of establishing the Anglo-Saxon name and reputation, but it is also…

• ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

Why did the KKK want to kill Elias, Joseph and Openshaw in “The Five Orange Pips?” Explain in…

We are not told for certain why the Ku Klux Klan wanted to kill these three men, but Holmes has a theory. He notes that the KKK started to fall apart right after the time that Colonel Elias…

• CONAN DOYLE

Describe Watson’s character in 4 adjectives using specific examples from the following…

Watson is devoted to his colleague. In “The Man with the Twisted Lip” he is dismayed to find Holmes skulking with the other addicts, and Holmes sense his anxiety- “I suppose, Watson,” said he,…

• JANE EYRE

How does Jane resolve the internal conflict between her need to be true to herself and her desire…

It happens multiple times in the novel — Jane’s desire to be true to herself (her conscience, her friends, or her concept of self), but the world is arrayed against her. It begins in her…

• MATH

Find the 2009-th derivative of the function f(x)=1/(x^2-4). Calculate for x=0.

Let y = 1/(x^2-4) dy/dx = y1 = [-1/(x^2-4)^2]*2x. Or y1*(x^2-4) = -2x. Or (x^2-4)*y1 = -2x. ….(1) (y1)x=0 = -2*0/(0-4) = 0. Or y1 = 0. Differentiating (1) again, 2xy1+x^2*y2 = 0 from which [y2…

• MATH

Prove the inequality[(2)^(1/2)]/2 + pi/36> 5pi/18 > [(2)^(1/2)]/2

To verify if the inequality holds, we’ll apply Lagrange theorem. First, we’ll make the following changing: the value sqrt(2)/2 we’ll write as sin (pi/4). We’ve made the assumption, based on the…

• AS YOU LIKE IT

What is the significance of pathos in As You Like It, Act 1, Scenes 2 and 3?

Pathos–a speaker’s rhetorical technique for evoking strong emotions that may include joy or anger etc. but usually evokes deep suffering–in literature in a critical sense signifies a passage or…

• SCIENCE

Can you explain lithotripsy?

Lithotripsy is also know as extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL). Extracorporeal means outside the body. Shock waves refers to sound waves that are sent to the kidneys. “Lith” refers to…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are the specific chapters where we can find social inequality and co-existence of good and…

CHAPTER 1. This introduces Boo Radley and the injustices dealt by his family and the town.CHAPTER 2. The Cunningham family and their plight is the central theme.CHAPTERS 2 & 3. These…

• SCIENCE

What is the reason for eyespots in butterflies?I want to know the genetic origins of this.

When I was younger, we were taught that the eyespots on the butterflies were meant to scare away predators. We were taught that they looked like the eyes of things that ate the predators. So the…

• SCIENCE

Q waves on an EKG mean?

The zone of infarction , cellular death, and necrosis on the EKG can be noted by the presence of pathological Q waves. Q waves reflect a lack of depolarization to that specific area of the heart….

• LAW AND POLITICS

John Mark Karr is back in the news. Remember he is the guy who confessed to murdering Jon Benet Ramsey. Authorities later said that it was a false confession and let him go. Apparently now his…

• LAW AND POLITICS

is politics actually a dirty game?i personally feel dat its neither dirty nor a game but u…

I guess it is more or less dirty depending on what country you live in. Here in the US, it is dirty to some degree (depending on what you mean by dirty). But I think that this is inevitable in a…

• LITERATURE

Darethe novel “Dare” by Marilyn Halvorson many scenes show readers many social problems in…

This does not really seem like a topic for the discussion boards. No one has answered you, even though you’ve been quite specific. You might try posting this in the question/answer forum and see if…

• A ROSE FOR EMILY

What is Emily’s character like in terms of conflict?The conflict in this story ” A Rose for Emily”

The main conflicts in Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily” are: Woman vs. society: Miss Emily feels the Southern culture’s pressures to be a married debutante instead of an Old Maid. She also resents a…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Define the work of government.Define how does the government works and what is government.

One definition of government is that it is the only institution in society that is allowed legally to use force (violence). I don’t like that as a complete definition, but it points to something…

• BRAVE NEW WORLD

What does Aldous Huxley want to tell us about in Brave New World?Is there any message that he…

Of course Huxley did not have any message in mind for us given that he wrote the book so long before the present. But he was surely trying to send a message to his contemporaries. To me, the…

• BRAVE NEW WORLD

What is the definition of “Civilized” and “Uncivilized” in Brave New World?

To me, being civilized means that you willingly submit to a government that is meant to protect your life, your liberty and your property. You also respect these rights in other people. I am not…

• BRAVE NEW WORLD

How and why do you think Huxley uses Shakespeare’s works in Brave New World?What do you think of…

In my opinion, Huxley uses Shakespeare because his works are the clearest examples of things that embody the difference between our society and that of the dystopia. The dystopia does not value…

• BRAVE NEW WORLD

Discuss the role of John the Savage, associated with those of Bernard Marx and Helmholtz in Brave…

I would talk about how all three of these men are the main “rebels” in the “civilized” society. You might say that they show various levels of reaction to the values of that society. In order of…

• THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS

What did Mr Goodman tell tillie about atoms?

He taught Tillie that atoms came from an explosion of a star long time ago. He also taught her that atoms form a lot of things including the sun, the planets and Tillie herself. Atoms also form…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

Explain how William Golding shows the evil within us when the rules are broken/ gone?Use specific…

In the book, the rules are gone when the plane crashes and all the adults die. There is no one to enforce the rules, so they are gone. Look what happens next. The boys (Ralph, Piggy and Simon,…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

Favorite scene in Romeo and Juliet?What is your favorite scene in Romeo and Juliet?

I suggest you look at the play’s opening, Act I scene 1. This is the first time we see the conflict between the two houses, Montague and Capulet. The men involved are throwing insults at one…

• MATH

A rectangular floor that has the length L = 9m and the width l = 3m must be covered with tiles…

First we need to calculate the area of the floor Since it is a rectangulal floor, then the area to be covered is L*I= 9*3=27 m ^2 =270,000 cm^2 Now we need to cover the area with (n)…

• MATH

If o1, o2, on, angles formed around the point o and m(o1) = n degrees, m(o2) = n+1…

Since o1,o2,…,on are angles around a point: Then the sum of the measures of these angles is 360 degrees; ==> m(o1)+m(o2)+…+m(on)= 360 ==> n + n+1 + n+2+ …+2n-3+2n-2+2n-1 = 360…

• MATH

Verify the equality arcsin(4/5) + arcsin(5/13) + arcsin(16/65) = pi/2

Let’s recall that arcsin (4/5), arcsin (5/13), and arcsin (16/65) are angles, which values, we don’t know. These 3 being angles, it means that we can apply trigonometric functions. In this case,…

• MATH

scooter cost 30,00000.dealer offers it to you at a downpayment of rs.10,000 plus rs.580 every…

The scooter costs 30,000 Down payment is 10,000 Then the remaining is 20,000 to be paid over 3 years(36 months) for 580 each month. if we caculate the moun will be paid over 3 years ==> 580*36 =…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What does withdrawing a juror mean? Thank you.

The act of withdrawing a juror from the jury panel makes the jury incomplete. This happens sometimes for various reasons like illness. Because the jury is now incomplete, a new juror must be…

• OTHELLO

What ideas come about Iago’s action to hate Othello from his soliloquies in Othello?

In Othello, Iago reveals the prevailing white male European Christian attitudes of the time: materialism, sexism, extreme male pride, fear of the black man stealing the white man’s wife, and fear…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Cops VS Scholars DebateDescribe whats your points of view are and present facts why you support…

I tend to come down on the side of any organized and sponsored community policing program. While there are risks in essentially “deputizing” ordinary citizens to conduct basic law enforcement…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

Who does Friar Laurence blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet?My English teacher told us that…

As far as I am concerned the only person that you can say Friar Laurence blames for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet is himself. He does not completely say that it is his fault, but he does not…

• SCIENCE

What is a good definition of a tropic hormone?

A tropic hormone is a hormone that stimulates an endocrine gland to grow and secrete it’s hormones.(One hormone causes another hormone to do something) In humans, tropic hormones are secreted by…

• SHERMAN ALEXIE

Are there stylistic similarities between Sherman Alexie and Toni Morrison?This is more as it…

I would say that one particular stylistic similarity between both authors is their articulation of what it means to be “different” in a particular social setting. Both authors are animated by a…

• RUDYARD KIPLING

How can one be a true son of God and a perfect man , according to the poem “IF” by Rudyard…

The young man of the poem “If” by Rudyard Kipling who is addressed as a child of God is patient, forthright, and honest, especially when confronted with temptation. But, he must also be humble:…

• ESSAY LAB

Write an opinion piece telling whether or not you agree with this statement and what you think…

The quotation assumes that “being civilized” means living within the rules and boundaries of social customs that determine law and order in a given place. Those who navigate this space are viewed…