# Explain the role that the developmant of Italian city-states and Humanism played in the Renaissance?

**HISTORY**

**Explain the role that the developmant of Italian city-states and Humanism played in the Renaissance?**

The Italian city-states and the idea of humanism played important roles in the Renaissance. At the end of the Middle Ages, Italian towns grew into independent city-states, governing themselves and…

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**MATH**

**The length and width of a rectangle are in the ration 5:3.. perimeter is 32 cm. Find length and…**

Let the length be “L” and the width “W” We know that the ration is 5:3 Then, L/W = 5/3 Cross multiply: ==> 3L = 5W ==> L = (5/3)*W …….(1) Also, it is given that the perimeter P is 32:…

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**GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL**

**From Guns, Germs, and Steel, what are two reasons that Europeans had more cargo compared to other…**

I think that you are talking about answers given in the Prologue here. Please be aware that these are not answers that Diamond agrees with. What he is saying is “here are some answers as to why…

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**In Fahrenheit 451, how is Clarisse a presence in the book after her death?**

In my opinion, Clarisse is a presence after her death because she continues to be an inspiration for Montag. You can see Montag continuing to think about Clarisse even after the last time he sees…

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**THE BOOK THIEF**

**In The Book Theif, who is your favorite charecter, and why?**

The main character, Leisel, is my favorite–but the fact is–as a female protagonist, I really did like her. I liked her innocence and as a result of inexperience–her honesty. If I had to…

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**EL CID**

**What is the difference between the Cid and typical Greek epic poetry?El Cantar de Mio Cid, or The…**

The most distinguishing differences between the epic poem El Cantar de Mio Cid (or The Lay of the Cid ) and classic Greek epics are the date of composition, identity of the heroes and the…

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**THE RENAISSANCE**

**How were Renaissance ideals reflected in the arts?During the Italian Renaissance.**

I would say that the emphasis on the individual and, in particular, the artist is one way that the art of the Renaissance reflected its ideals. Emerging from the Dark Ages, where human beings were…

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**SCIENCE**

**How does long term morphine use affect the behavior of the user after medication is stopped,…**

Morphine sulfate is a narcotic analgesic. All people that take narcotics for any extended period of time can develop a physical or psychological dependence to them (or both). Keep in mind that not…

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**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**In Great Expectations, how does Pip change after visiting Miss Havisham?**

All of the sudden, the life he had seemed meaningless. He lies, although this is nothing new for Pip, he has lied before. But his previous lies were always to cover his mistakes or sins. Now, he…

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**THE SCARLET LETTER**

**How does Dimmesdale treat Chillingworth when the two meet and what does Chillingworth do when he…**

I assume you are talking about the final action scene of the novel in chapter 23 – when Dimmesdale climbs the steps of the scaffold in front of everyone during the election day celebration….

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**MEDEA AND ELECTRA**

**What is the meaning of the chorus’ last speech?**

In the play Medea the chorus’ final speech is the final comment on the actions of the play. Medea has killed Jason’s new wife and the wife’s father, King Creon. As a final punishment to Jason’s…

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**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**In Great Expectations, why do you think it is one of Magwitch’s principal conditions that Pip…**

In my opinion, this is because Magwitch wants Pip to change, but he does not want Pip to change in the most important ways. Obviously, Magwitch wants to remake Pip’s life. He wants to give Pip…

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**MACBETH**

**It is a common Elizabethan notion that when there is corruption in the royal family, this…**

Assuming you mean Act 3 Scene 6, here Lenox and the Lord discuss the ill happenings in Scotland under Macbeth’s rule. It is the Lord specifically who says: “We may again give to our tables meat,…

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**SCIENCE**

**1 )A race car is one lap behind the lead race car when the lead car has 49 laps to go in a race….**

This is a distance, velocity, time problem where d = vt. The lead car has to travel 49 laps which is a distance of 49 laps x 1340 m/lap = 65660 meters. At a speed of 69.7 m/s this will take…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**What are three songs that the character Ralph would most likely enjoy or relate to from the book…**

I’d argue that if Ralph were a modern-day kid, he would listen to: “Energy” by Drake: As the leader of the group, Ralph is persistently facing the dissent of Jack, who is determined to undermine…

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**MACBETH**

**Describe the tone of the discussion between Lennox and the Lord. Do you think as a…**

In Act 3 Scene 4 of Macbeth, Lenox and another Lord discuss the nature of the situation in Scotland. Lenox states that “things have been strangely borne” and the two recall the deaths that have…

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**SCIENCE**

**A ball is dropped from the top of a tall building of height = 50 m. About how long does it take…**

Any object will accellerate due to gravity -9.81 m/s^2. By integrating this acceleration over time, one obtains the velocity at any time t. v = gt + v0. In this case, the ball started at rest, so…

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**MACBETH**

**What does Macbeth mean when he says, “There’s not a one of them but in his house/ I keep a…**

What this is telling us is that Macbeth does not really trust anyone. He is telling his wife that he has paid spies in the homes of every lord in Scotland, presumably. This comes up because…

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**TEACHERS**

**I am looking for an example of a bad lesson plan for HS Eng/Lit. for my Intro to Teaching class….**

Well, probably not on eNotes! Joking aside – I assume this “bad” assignment will be looked at to determine what qualities make it bad – things it is missing, etc.? Generally speaking, in my…

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**1984**

**Significance/use of Color (Imagery) in 1984I know yellow is significant in the novel as its…**

You might want to think about colours in general and what they symbolise – for example, the red you mentioned in #2 is normally associated with blood, love or passion – which is potentially a key…

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**MACBETH**

**In Macbeth, what does Macbeth mean when he says, “There’s not a one of them but in his house/ I…**

In Act 3, Macbeth becomes suspicious of Macduff and thinks that Macduff will try to overthrow him. Macduff has pulled away from Macbeth, so this arouses his suspicions. As a precaution, Macbeth…

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**MATH**

**If f(x)=(x-x -x0+2x), find the value f(3).**

f(X) = x^-x – x^0 + 2^x but x^0 = 1 ==> f(x) = x^-x + 2^x = (1/x^x )+ 2^x f(3) = (1/3^3) + 2^3 = 1/27 + 8 = (1+216)/27 = 217/27 = 8.04

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**In Fahrenheit 451, does the society that Montag lives in have social stability?**

I think that you could argue this both ways. You could say that they do have social stability. After all (if what Beatty says is true) they have been dumbing down their society since the time of…

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**TENNESSEE WILLIAMS**

The essay “The Catastrophe of Success” was written by Williams to celebrate the third anniversary of the Chicago opening of his play The Glass Menagerie (1944). The play received enthusiastic…

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**MATH**

a+ ar = b +r To solve for r, we need to rewrite the equation with r isolated on the left side: First group terms with r o the left side: ==> ar – r = b -a Now factor r: ==> r(a-1) = (b-a) Now…

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**TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE**

**What is the significant relationship between the two characters in author Mitch Albom’s Tuesdays…**

The two characters with the significant relationship in this book are Mitch (the author) and Morrie Schwartz, his college professor who he once promised he’d keep in touch with. As it turned out,…

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**HISTORY**

**Are there any similarities between Sept. 11 terrorist attack and the Oklahoma City bombing?Are…**

I certainly think that one can draw parallels between both attacks. The most elemental would be that they took place on American soil, something that the nation has not had to experience much of…

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**ARTS**

**How does the Warka Vase reflect the time and place of creation?I need someone who is an expert in…**

It was made for Inanna, the Sumerian godess which is caved onto the vase so there fore it reflects the time it was made & it also would reflect who it’s made for. Soon after the vase’s return,…

**BUD, NOT BUDDY**

**What is the complete conflict in Bud, Not Buddy?I would like to know the conflict of the book…**

I wouldn’t say there is just one conflict present in Bud, Not Buddy, however, one of the conflicts seems to be central to the entire point of the book. The plot of this story centers around the…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**In The Crucible, what does Mary Warren tell Danforth? Why is she in court? Why is Danforth…**

In Act III, Mary Warren has been brought to the court by John Proctor. He wants her to admit in front of the court that the testimony of Abigail and the other girls has been fake all along. This…

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**THE OUTSIDERS**

**In The Outsiders, how does the quote, “Sixteen years on the street, you can learn a lot…,”…**

Ponyboy and Sodapop have learned to live without the nurturing of their parents, who were killed in a crash. They rely on older brother Darry for guidance and adult supervision. Johnny has learned…

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**THE TEMPEST**

**In regards to The Tempest, what was the Elizabethan attitude towards magic?**

The Elizabethan world was caught between many ideas including superstition and science and religion. Folk tales and stories of magic and miraculous happenings were still fresh in their culture….

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**EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE**

**How is Oskar’s response to to his fathers death relevant in Extremely Loud and Incredibly…**

Since the beginning of the novel it seemed that Oskar’s father Thomas was the only one who really truly understood him. His peers had difficulty understanding his unique way of thinking. Oskar and…

**THE SCARLET LETTER**

**What are the townspeople’s reactions to Chillingworth’s lodging in the same house as…**

According to the story, the townsmen accepted and respected Chillingworth because he was educated, and because he showed an accentuated interest in the man whom the town loved and admired the way…

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**SCIENCE**

**Ethanol, C2H5OH burns with oxygen in air to give carbon dioxide and water. what is the amount…**

This is an example of a combustion reaction. To answer this you must first balance the equation. The easiest way is to set up the reaction equation without any coefficients: C2H6O + O2 –> CO2…

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**KING LEAR**

**Is King Lear “more sinned against than sinning”? ACT V in King LearThis line is from Act III,…**

This is a wonderful question. In his own mind, Lear is definitely more sinned against since he was betrayed by his own daughters. He does not see his own “sins”. Probably his greatest sin is his…

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**ARTEMIS FOWL**

**what is the most memerable part of the eternity code?talk about the charactors please**

When Mudge outwits his captors, who are there to kill him, by playing word games with them confusing them so he can escape. The use of language nd the writing is excellent.

**MATH**

3^(4-x) =< 3^x Let us use logarithm: Since log is an increasing function, then : log 3 ^(4-x) =< log 3^x We know that: log a^b = blog a ==> (4-x) log 3 =< x log 3 Divide by log 3 (…

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**SCIENCE**

**What are 5 adaptations of the Salix arctica (Arctic willow)?I already have that they form a…**

Salix arctica or Arctic willow prefers cold, dry climates and therefore the tundra is a perfect place for it to grow. Adaptations for survival include the following– this plant can manufacture its…

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**MATH**

**Determine |z|, if z = (5-4i)/(5+4i)^2?**

We’ll re-write the given expression |z|: |(5-4i)/(5+4i)^2| = (|5-4i|/|5+4i|)^2 The module of a complex number is: |z| = sqrt (a^2 + b^2), where a and b are the coefficients of the real part and the…

**MATH**

**Given that y=2x/(2+4x^2) determine the roots of dy.**

y= 2x/(2+4x^2) First let us factor: y= 2x/2(1+2x^2) = x/(1=2x^2) Now leyt us differentiate y: y= x/(1+2x^2) = u/v u= x ==> u’ = 1 v= 1+2x^2 ==> v’ = 4x ==> y’= (u’v- uv’)/v^2…

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**BUSINESS**

**Discuss the challenge of the global economy for organisation and its implications for HRM.to…**

Personally, i see the biggest challenge for HRM in the global market is (as you’ve already stated) – to understand cultural differences & to invest in human resource. Essentially, as the world…

**MATH**

**Verify if Re(2+i)/(4+i) and Im(3+3i)/(3-i) are real numbers.**

Let’s remember which are the real part and the imaginary part of a complex number z. z = a+bi Re(z) = a and Im(z) = b We’ll re-arrange the number (2+i)/(4+i) by multiplying it by the conjugate of…

**MATH**

(e^(x+2) -1)*ln(1-2x) = 0 This is true when either of the two factors (e^(x+2) -1) or ln(1-2x) are zero. (e^(x+2) -1) = 0 e^(x+2) = 1 x + 2 = ln (1) = 0 x = -2 or ln(1-2x) = 0 exp(ln(1-2x)) =…

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**THINGS FALL APART**

**How does the setting of Things Fall Apart affect/reflect the characters, plot, themes and such?**

In this novel, the setting is the most important element of fiction, I think, because it is the foundation of the plot, them and characters. it takes place in the village called Umuofia in Nigeria,…

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**MATH**

**Calculate the coordinates of the intercepting point of the line x-2 and the curve x^2-4x+4.**

f(x) = x^2 – 4x + 4 g(x) = x-2 The intercepting point is when f(x) = g(x) x^2 – 4x + 4 = x-2 Group similar terms: ==> x^2 – 5x + 6 = 0 Now factor: ==> (x-3)(x-2) = 0 ==> x1= 3 ==> y1=…

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**THE GIVER**

**Why did The Giver decide to stay behind to help the community in The Giver?**

I think that you can find this answer at the very end of Chapter 20. The Giver does not want to come with Jonas because he wants to be with his daughter once he has finished his work. What this…

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**MATH**

**calculate |z| when 2+6i=4z+8z’**

2 + 6i = 4z + 8z’ Le z = a+ bi Then, z’ = a-bi Let us substitutue: 2 + 6i = 4 (a+bi) + 8(a-bi) Open brackets: 2 + 6i = 4a + 4bi + 8a – 8bi Group similar terms: 2 + 6i = 4a + 8a + 4bi – 8bi 2 + 6i =…

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**MATH**

**Determine the coordinates of the extreme point of y = xlnx .**

y = x*lnx To determine the extreme points, first we need to determine first derivative;’s zeros. y= x*lnx = u*v u = x ==> u’= 1 v= ln x ==> v’ = (1/x) y’= u’v + uv’; = 1*lnx + x*(1/x) =…

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**What are some character traits for both Victor Frankenstein and the monster in the novel…**

Victor has been raised in a very loving family. His father and mother were kind parents who loved all of their children, and even adopted some children. Victor, however, grows up a little indulged…