For the framers of the U.S. Constitution, what act started separation of powers?I am learning…

For the framers of the U.S. Constitution, what act started separation of powers?I am learning…

  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

For the framers of the U.S. Constitution, what act started separation of powers?I am learning…

The idea of separation of powers cannot be traced back to any specific event. Scholars tend to argue that the Framers of the US Constitution got the idea of separation of powers from Montesquieu’s…

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  • MATH

How much is 6y, if y = 3?

You have not checked the question before submitting it. I think it should be “How much is 6y if y = 3?” and made the appropriate change. The answer to that question is: 6y is equal to six times y….

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  • A DOLL’S HOUSE

In Henrik Ibsen’s Act III of A Doll’s House, what can we gleam by analyzing the following lines…

Helmer: I would gladly work night and day for you, Nora–bear sorrow and want for your sake. But no man would sacrifice his honour for the one he loves (Act III). In Henrik Ibsen’s Act III of A…

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  • THE BLOODY CHAMBER

How are stereotypical roles broken down in “The Bloody Chamber?”

Angela Carter’s “The Bloody Chamber,” is a more modern version of the old “Bluebeard” tales with a similar plot. The story loses none of the suspense of earlier versions, but indeed breaks with the…

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  • THE BIRDS

In “The Birds” what do the birds symbolize in this story?

I think that the birds represent the idea of a threatening presence that is larger than that of the human being. These threats are the ones that threaten our basic existence and we, as human…

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  • HAMLET

How is satire used in Hamlet?

Satire is used primarily in Shakespeare’s Hamlet by Hamlet to make fun of the people he doesn’t respect. Hamlet is very intelligent and he doesn’t like it when other people try to “play” him, or…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

In Romeo and Juliet, why did they both die?

The simple answer, if there ever is one with Shakespearean work, is that they both die as a result of social strife. Had there not been such an intense hatred between the Capulets and the…

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  • HIGH FIDELITY

In High Fidelity, what does Dick, Barry, and Rob’s working at Championship Vinyl reveal about…

Championship Vinyl is a fitting place for Dick, Barry, and Rob. The fact that it is a record store that specializes in records that are only for the most discerning of aficionados helps to provide…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

In “A Rose for Emily,” what does Miss Emily do to make the townspeople think that she and her…

Miss Emily, either for frustration, or hopefulness, to conceal her crime, or to save face, began to make a series of strange purchases on behalf of Homer. These purchases are often thought of as…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

What is the significance of the title The Crucible?

A crucible is a container used in laboratory processes where its contents can be heated to very high temperatures and chemical reactions can occur. It is a metaphor of the town of Salem. Initiating…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

In “A Rose For Emily,” what do the appearance of the upstairs room in the Grierson house and the…

Well, there are many indications. First, the scene looked as if the room had been prepared for a romantic honeymoon. In true Southern Gothic style, the place was also run down, and the flowers and…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

‘Organization is not simply a group of people at a given place.’ What do you infer from this…

This statement implies that an organization cannot simply be made up of a random group of people. If that is so, then we must ask what does make an organization. The first inference I draw from…

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  • THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE

What evidence is there in the text of Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde that indicates that…

… [Enfield] lifted up his cane and pointed. “Did you ever remark that door?” he asked; and when his companion had replied in the affirmative, “It is connected in my mind,” added he, “with a…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

I need help analyzing a quotation from Romeo and Juliet: Juliet had refused to marry Paris;…

Your interpretation is pretty good, but there are some mistakes grammatically. I have corrected them: Juliet refused to marry Paris because she loved Romeo, but when she told her father this, it…

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  • ESSAY LAB

I want to know how to write good paragraphs and good essays.Where can I find examples of good…

Well written paragraphs are actually key to well written essays. Though there certainly is not only one way to write a paragraph or an essay, there is a basic structure that, once mastered, can be…

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  • JUDE THE OBSCURE

How can we talk about the theme of marriage in Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy?

Marriage is the central issue in this novel. This is true in the practical aspects of marriage as well as the ideological elements of the institution. Jude’s marriage to Sue is the most…

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  • MATH

What is the Plane-Sphere Intersection in the Cartesian Coordinate System in the following…

I really cannot comment on how the earlier teacher explained things. Instead, I’ll try to explain the concept of a sphere starting from a circle. The equation of a circle drawn in the x-y plane is…

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  • MUS√ČE DES BEAUX ARTS

In “Musee des Beaux Arts” by W.H. Auden, who are the Old Masters refered to in line 2?

The term “Old Masters” (not a technical term in Art History) – which appears in the second line of W.H. Auden’s poem “Musee des Beaux Arts” – refers to skilled painters of Europe who worked before…

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  • MACBETH

In Macbeth, what is the reason Macduff has gone to see the king of England? Do you agree or…

In Shakespeare’s tragedy, Macduff doesn’t specifically go to see the king of England. He goes to see Malcolm, the rightful heir to the Scottish throne. He goes in order to join him in a battle…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Are the goals of tort law and criminal law the same?

The goals of these two types of laws are in some ways the same, but they are not identical. To understand this, let us look at the four objectives of tort law as set out by West’s Encyclopedia of…

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  • HISTORY

What were some of the most well known leaders of the world in the Baroque era ? (1600-1750)

Many to choose from. Here are three: Louis XIV reigned in France from 1643-1715, 72 years, during which he rose France to one of the largest European powers, centralizing the government more on…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Creek argued he could not be guilty of kidnapping because the kid was asleep. Was he correct? see…

No, Creek was not correct, at least not in the eyes of the court before which he made this argument. In this case, Creek was found not liable for the tort of false imprisonment. This was because…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

Censorship of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”The difference between the almost right word and…

Although I think that it is pretty dumb of them to do this, I do not really think it is going to make a big difference. First of all, it is not as if the original of the novel will disappear. This…

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  • MATH

Calculate Sum[ k(k+3)] for k = 1 to k = n.

We have to find the sum of k(k+3) with k = 1 to k = n. Now Sum[ k(k+3)] => Sum [ k^2 + 3k] => Sum [k^2] + 3*Sum [k] For k equal to 1 to n => n(n+1)(2n+1)/6 + 3*n*(n+1)/2 =>…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

How does a multinational state differ from a nation-state?

When answering this question, you have to remember the difference between a nation and a state in political science terminology. A nation is not a country — it is a group of people who identify…

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  • IN COLD BLOOD

In In Cold Blood, how does Capote show bias towards Perry Smith?Any quotes would be helpful.

Capote’s developing relationship with the murderers in his nonfiction masterpiece is almost as intriguing as his writing style. In Cold Blood begins objectively enough. Capote evinces sympathy for…

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  • HISTORY

How did Catherine the Great modernize Russia?

Catherine the Great ruled Russia from 1762 to 1796. She tried to modernize Russia in many different ways, ranging from economic reforms to governmental and even social reforms. Her reforms were…

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  • BUSINESS

p = mc rule for competitive industries holds for upward-sloping, horizontal, and downward-sloping…

This statement is incorrect because price does not equal marginal cost in all competitive industries. Price does equal marginal costs in perfect competition, but it does not equal marginal cost in…

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  • BIOLOGY

Why is it important that breakfast should be eaten everyday?

Breakfast literally means, break the fast. The fast refers to the fact that if your body is asleep at night, you are not eating during that time. In the morning, you need to have breakfast to…

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  • MATH

Determine the remainder if f=3x^4-2x^3+x^2+ax-1 is divided by (x-1)^2.

We have to find the remainder when f=3x^4-2x^3+x^2+ax-1 is divided by (x-1)^2 (x-1)^2 => x^2 – 2x + 1 We use long division to divide 3x^4-2x^3+x^2+ax-1 by x^2 – 2x + 1. x^2 – 2x + 1 |…

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  • THE SIGNAL-MAN

How do the narrators of “The Signal-man” and of “The Red Room” affect the reader’s interpretation…

Whenever a narrative is told from a point of view other than omniscient narrator, there is a limitation imposed upon the perspective of the reader. For the reader must view the narrative through…

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  • MATH

Calculate the definite integral of f(x)=1/(e^x+1)(x^2+1), x=-1 to x=1.

Int f(x)dx (x=-1 to x=1) = Int [f(x) + f(-x)]dx (x = 0 to x = 1). We’ll calculate: f(x) + f(-x) = 1/(e^x+1)(x^2+1) + 1/(e^-x+1)(x^2+1) f(x) + f(-x) = [1/(x^2+1)][1/(e^x+1) + 1/(e^-x+1)] f(x) +…

  • MACBETH

Considering the outcome of Macbeth, does Shakespeare view evil as stronger than the forces of good?

If you consider the outcome of Macbeth, the answer is simple. Good is more powerful than evil; and I only say this because, in the end, justice is served. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are dead and…

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  • HISTORY

Which aspects of Russian society were most in need of reform at the outset the reign of Nicholas II?

The most pressing problem when Tsar Nicholas II came to power in 1894 was how Russia would respond to the changes that came about because of industrialization. Russia was industrializing (albeit…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the temperature of the argon in the electric bulb that creates this new steady…

Here we use the ideal gas law. The volume of the bulb is a constant 200 cm^3. Initially the pressure is 1.1*10^5 pa when the temperature is 25 deg C. When the bulb is switched on, there is a change…

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  • MATH

Simplify: 3a – [(4 – 3a)/5] – [(a – 4)/6]

We have to simplify : 3a – [(4 – 3a)/5] – [(a – 4)/6] 3a – [(4 – 3a)/5] – [(a – 4)/6] Open the brackets => 3a – [4 /5 – 3a/5] – [a/6 – 4/6] => 3a – 4/5 + 3a/5 – a/6 + 4/6 add terms with a and…

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  • PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

State the grounds on which P.B.Shelly defends poetry. How does he differ from Plato in his defence?

This question has been previously asked and answered. Please see the link below, and thank you for using eNotes!

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  • MATH

Apply Lagrange theorem to the function f(x)=1/(x-1)(x-2) over the interval [3;4].

The function is continuous over the interval [3;4] (the function is discontinuously for x = 1 and x = 2). Also, the function, being continuous, it could be differentiated over the range [3 ; 4]….

  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Is Lord of the Flies a utopia or a dystopia??

It is dystopian. The boys end up fighting and some die; hardly an ideal of utopia. The setting and circumstances are utopian; children living free of the impositions of adults on an idyllic…

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  • MACBETH

How are the internal and external conflicts in Macbeth and Animal Farm similar and different?

In both Animal Farm and Macbeth, the characters battle with conflicts that have stemmed from their extreme ambition. In Animal Farm, Napoleon desires power, and he goes about changing the rules by…

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  • ENOTES HELP

How do I cite eNotes?

If you need to cite a specific page, click the “Cite this Page” link that is just below the title (see the page below for an example). That will launch a separate window that has a pre-formatted…

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  • MATH

Find the asymptote of the curve f(x)=x*tan^-1(x) if x tends to +infinite.

The asymptote is that line that the curve approaches, both never intersecting each other. Since the asymptote is a line, it’s equation is: y = mx + n m = lim f(x)/x, x-> +infinite If m exists,…

  • HISTORY

What effects did the Norman conquest have on the progression of English?

The Norman Conquest of England in 1066 forever wedded two cultures (Norman/French) and Germanic/Welsh,Celtic/Scotish/Irish of England and the surrounding areas. Today, you can see clear indications…

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  • MATH

Determine a if the roots of the equation x^2-x-a=0 are x1 and x2 and x1^4+x2^4=1.

The roots of the equation x^2 – x – a = 0 are x1 = 1 / 2 + sqrt ( 1 + 4a)/2 x2 = 1/2 – sqrt ( 1+ 4a) / 2 Also x1^4 + x2^4 = 1 => (1 / 2 + sqrt ( 1 + 4a)/2)^4 + (1 / 2 + sqrt ( 1 + 4a)/2)^4 = 1…

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  • CHRONICLE OF A DEATH FORETOLD

What is magic realism in relationship to Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Chronicle of a Death Foretold?

Magical realism as a genre is often associated with Latin litterateurs who, like Gabriel Garcia Marquez, make good use of the richness of their native tongue to produce powerful parables, and…

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  • MATH

Given that f(x)=x+1 and g(x)=1-x solve the inequality f(x)/g(x)>0

We have the functions f(x)=x+1 and g(x)=1-x. Now f(x) / g(x) > 0 => (x +1)/(1-x) >0 This is true if either both x +1 and 1-x are greater than 0 or both are less than 0. Taking the first…

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  • MATH

Solve the equation fof(x)=0 Where f(x)=1/(x^2+x)

We have to findx given that fof(x)=0 and f(x)=1/(x^2+x). fof(x) = f(f(x)) => f(1 / (x^2 + x)) => 1/((1/ x^2 + x)^2 + (1/ x^2 + x)) => (x^2 + x)^2 / (x^2 + x + 1) Now this is equal to zero…

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  • DOVER BEACH

What is Matthew Arnold’s view on nature and Criticism of life?In refference to “Dover Beach” and…

Dover Beach offers a criticism of life.It expresses the poet’s belief in the common faiths.There is tremulous wail in the lines.The poet hears the melancholy,withrawing roar of the sea of…

  • MATH

Solve the system x+y+2xy=-11 2x^2y+2xy^2=-12

We have to solve x+y+2xy=-11 …(1) 2x^2y+2xy^2=-12 …(2) (2) => x^2y + xy^2 = -6 => xy(x+y) = -6 (1) => x+ y + 2xy = -11 If we take the variables x+y and xy together as A and B, we get…

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  • BUSINESS

What is the relationship between supply and demand one the one hand and price on the other.

The relationship between these things is that supply and demand work together to determine the price of a good or service. This will happen unless there is some sort of government intervention…

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