Give 10 reasons why the young ones(youth or teenagers) shouldn’t be allowed to make decisions on…

Give 10 reasons why the young ones(youth or teenagers) shouldn’t be allowed to make decisions on…

  • RULES OF THE GAME

In “The Rules of the Game” what did Waverley mean when she said this quote?”My mother imparted…

Let us remember the context of this powerful story. The tale concerns a migrant family who have come from China to live in the States. As such, they have to conquer and master a number of different…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Give 10 reasons why the young ones(youth or teenagers) shouldn’t be allowed to make decisions on…

To an extent and at some point, children (especially teens), will need to make their own decisions so that they may learn how to be responsible. Responsible decision making is a skill that must be…

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  • HISTORY

Where can I find direct information regarding the influences that the telegraph had on Westward…

Several ideas come to mind with regard to your question. The U.S. Library of Congress is a gold mine of primary source information. As the telegraph lines made there way across the U.S. early…

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  • A HUNGER ARTIST

What type of narrator is used?

“A Hunger Artist” is described through a limited point of view, which enables us to discover many traits about the main character. For most of the story, the character of the Hunger Artist is…

  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Atticus confides to his brother Jack that he worries about how Scout will handle what she hears…

Uncle Jack comes to visit during Christmas in chapter 9. The turn of the New Year will bring with it much talk of the upcoming trial. What Atticus is referring to here is the gossip in Maycomb of…

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  • BUSINESS

Which is seen in the example below: horizontal integration, vertical integration, low-cost…

In my opinion, this is an example of vertical integration. Vertical integration happens when a company buys up certain kinds of other companies. Specifically, it is when a company buys up…

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  • THE GRAPES OF WRATH

Analyze chapter 25 of The Grapes of Wrath. Give a close reading, including the author’s tone,…

Chapter 25 begins with an omniscient third person description of California’s land and productivity. The sentences are long, and the diction is formal and poetic, almost biblical, as Steinbeck…

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  • A HUNGER ARTIST

How do you characterize the story?

Generally, Kafka’s work is characterized by an unreal and fantastic premise, such as a young man turning into an insect (The Metamorphosis), or a man being arrested and put on trial for no reason…

  • MACBETH

Where does the Porter get his information of the murders? Act II, Scene III

The Porter does not know about the murders; it just appears that he knows because of the comparison he makes of himself being the “porter of hell gate.” This monologue is a great example of…

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  • BEING WITH HENRY

In Being with Henry, What kind of character is Henry, and what are his personality traits?

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  • MACBETH

Do you think Macbeth would become a great warrior instead of a tyrant if he did not meet the…

Of course, you know that what you are asking is pure subjective supposition. There is no “right” answer to a question such as this, since the play, as it is written is all that we have. It should…

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  • YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN

Can it be viewed as an allegory?

You can view it as an allegory because religious faith may be viewed as both constructive and destructive, and therefore the allegorical journey suggests the moral laxness and ambiguity into which…

  • MOCKINGJAY

What types of conflict are there in Mockingjay?ex. Man vs. Man or Man vs. Beast or vs. nature,…

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins is ripe with conflict, most predominantly Man vs. Man and Man vs. Self. Man vs. Man The heart of the conflict in Mockingjay is the open rebellion of the districts…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

In what ways do the Senate and the House of Representatives work together to pass bills into laws?

This really depends on whether the two houses of Congress tend to agree with each other at a given time or not. For example, during the first two years of Pres. Obama’s term, the House and Senate…

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  • MOCKINGJAY

What irony is there in Mockingjay?

What kind of irony are you concerned with? There is situational irony in regards to Peeta. What we are led to believe is completely different than what eventually happens with his character….

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  • THE WAR OF THE WORLDS

What are some important quotes in The War of the Worlds?

Many quotes and lines from The War of the Worlds have gone on to act as quintessential science-fiction tropes in literature and film. For example, the very first lines: No one would have believed…

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  • LIFE OF PI

What sort of relationship has formed between Pi and Richard Parker?

Since this relationship comprises much of the novel, it is essential to understand this relationship. It would appear that Richard Parker needs Pi more than Pi needs him. Without Pi providing food…

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  • THE CHOCOLATE WAR

What exact year was the book written?I’m doing a college report about the book and one of the…

The Chocolate War is considered young adult fiction (YA) and was published in 1974, and probably written a year or two before it was published, maybe in 1972, or 1973. The book is very…

  • MACBETH

What is significant about the weather in Macbeth?

Macbeth opens with “Thunder and lightning,” portents of the evil to come. The witches enter with thunder in Act I, scenes i and iii, and again in Act IV.i. Off stage, the thunder would have been…

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  • FRANCES ELLEN WATKINS HARPER

What is the theme of the poem “Bury Me in a Free Land” by Frances E.W Harper?Be specific.

Frances Harper (1825-1911) was an African-American poet who was involved in the movement to abolish slavery. Her poem “Bury Me in a Free Land” is clearly an anti-slavery statement. The speaker in…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

At the end of Fahrenheit 451, Mildred has an epiphany before she dies. What is this epiphany and…

In the novel, Mildred does not die as we read. She leaves in a taxi to go somewhere, with one suitcase…Montag—in his mind’s eye—imagines her in her hotel room. He imagines that just before…

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  • HISTORY

How did climatic conditions help Haitians defeat the French?

Facing both slave rebellion and the possibility of attack by British troops, Napoleon Bonaparte sent an army of 40,000 European troops to Haiti in 1802. Led by Napoleon’s brother-in-law, Charles…

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  • EVERYDAY USE

In the story, “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker, how did the mother choose to resolve the conflict…

Ironically, the resolution to this conflict is unlike anything else the narrator obviously did (or did not do) in Dee and Maggie’s lives. Looking at Dee’s personality versus her sister Maggie’s,…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

How would the following thesis pertain to “The Cask of Amontillado?””If you choose to be spoiled,…

The main plot in “The Cask of Amontillado” concerns two wealthy individuals, Fortunato and Montresor; Fortunato appears to have done some great misdeed to Montresor. They are both in high standing,…

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  • HISTORY

As a social institution, the British army in 1776 was a bundle of paradoxes. How so?

The customary image of the British soldier of the Revolution is that of a collection of Britain’s dregs, but the reality is somewhat different. The average British soldier was probably about 23…

  • BUSINESS

Can someone distinguish the diference between the accounting for capital expenditures and revenue…

An amount spent to acquire or improve a long-term asset, examples of which could be machinery, buildings, etc is a capital expenditure. This is recorded in an account classified as Property, Plant…

  • THE GIVER

Jonas asked why he & The Giver had to hold the memories. What was his answer in The Giver?

The answer to this question can be found right at the start of Chapter 14. Briefly, what the Giver says is that he and Jonas have to hold the memories (even if they are painful) because the…

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  • HISTORY

Understanding a question from an essay written during the Revolutionary War?I had to read a…

This is one where you really ought to ask your teacher because he/she is the one who has actually made up the question and knows exactly what is wanted. It sounds to me like you are being asked to…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In The Crucible, in terms of indirect characterization, why is it significant that Hale…

In act one of the play, when Rebecca Nurse steps into the room, Hale indicates that he knows her, not personally, but by reputation. Rebecca has a reputation for being very wise, prudent, loving,…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the force that is used to seperate DNA fragments on a gel in the process of electrophoresis?

Electromotive force, or E.M.F. is used to move the DNA molecules through a gel. When the DNA is placed in a well and subjected to an electric field, the molecules will move at different rates…

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  • HISTORY

What path did African Americans and their allies find and/or lose during their 1930s fight for…

Wright’s quote is a phenomenal one. I think that it showed how difficult and arduous the path for African Americans were during the 1930s. For all Americans, life was difficult. The grips of the…

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  • THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS

In Ray Bradbury’s “There Will Come Soft Rains” how do we analyze his use of imagery?

What you have identified is the importance of setting and the imagery that is used to describe it in this important dystopian story that is almost unique for having no actual characters whatsoever….

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  • THE TEMPEST

How does Prospero change from the vengeance at the beginning of The Tempest to forgiveness?…

It seems that you are assuming that Prospero is acting in service to revenge or vengeance at the opening of the play, which isn’t necessarily true. If vengeance is his motive, why doesn’t he just…

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  • THE GLASS MENAGERIE

Explain why you think Laura is or is not the protagonist of the play.

Laura is an important character, as is Amanda, but I don’t believe she is the protagonist. Tom Wingfield is the protagonist; the story belongs to him. The drama focuses on Tom’s internal and…

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  • THE RED WHEELBARROW

What do you think “The Red Wheelbarrow” invites us to consider?

What depends upon a red wheelbarrow? Answer: So much. What is the significance of the glaze of the rain water or the white chickens? Answer: So much depends upon the reader/observer. There is no…

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  • THE LOTTERY

How might “The Lottery” be related to some of the current news stories surrounding bullying?How…

Not so much bullying but certainly peer pressure is a key element that we can identify in “The Lottery”. One of the current events we see is how belonging to specific groups can mark you for life….

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  • DEATH OF A SALESMAN

Is Willy Loman to blame for his present situation, or is he the victim of circumtances beyond his…

I would have to say that Willy is both a victim of circumstances and also to blame. In the world created by Arthur Miller it would seem that both apply. Is Willy to blame for his situation? most…

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  • STRANGE MEETING

Please explain the poem, especially the second stanza, line by line and word by word. Simplify it…

Wilfred Owen was one of the most important poets to write about World War I. “Strange Meeting,” like many of his poems, expresses a very negative attitude about the horrors and futility of war….

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  • ALL MY SONS

All My Sons is a tragedy of the family not the individual.Views for and against this statement…

Miller’s All My Sons is arguably a tragedy of the family not of the individual because the members of the Keller family allow each other to continue to live under the facades that they have created…

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  • MATH

on a map of scale 1:20000 the area of forest is 50 cm sq. On another map the area of forest is…

This question can be solved as follows. On the first map the scale is 1:20000 and the area of the forest is 50 cm^2. With a scale of 1:20000, a unit length on the map represents a length of 20000….

  • TEACHERS

Prizes as MotivationSo, after 1153 Questions, 938 Discussion Board Postings and 4 Document…

Kids do seem to gravitate toward rewards of some kind. Candy worked as a general reward, but most schools frown on sugar treats these days. I used to donate baseball cards and request other items…

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  • MATH

What area does 8 cm square represent on a map if the scale of map is 1:20000?

The result can be arrived as follows. All distances are scaled down by a ratio 1: 20000. This means that a distance of 1 unit on the map represents a distance of 1*20000 in the real world….

  • SCIENCE

Describe the nature of water and chemical reactions and the special characteristic of carbon.

Water is often referred to as H two O meaning it has two atoms of oxygen combined with one atom of hydrogen with a chemical formula of H2O (the 2 should be a subscript when normally written). One…

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  • REFERENCE

What is the forbidden experiment in the language acquisition?

What is commonly referred to as “the forbidden experiment” in the research of language acquisition is the use of feral children to conduct isolation experiments involving leaving a child…

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  • RIP VAN WINKLE

What is the thesis of “Rip Van Winkle”?

“Rip Van Winkle” is assuredly Irving’s true claim to immortality, and this story of a man who falls asleep for twenty years seems indeed to escape the law of time, for it haunts us still with its…

  • THE SIGNAL-MAN

How does the narrator try to calm the signalman?It is about the short story The Signalman by…

I assume that you are talking about the part in the story where the narrator has gone to see the signalman for the second time. At this point, the signalman is telling the narrator about the (he…

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  • MATH

How do you solve this? (6/xy-2/y^2)/(1/x+4/y)Perform the indicated operation and express your…

(6/xy -2/y^2)(1/x+4/y) We can multiply each terms in the right bracket by each of the terms within left bracket. 6/xy (1/x +4/y) – (2/y^2) ( x+4/y) (6/xy)(1/x) +(6/xy)(4/y) -(2/y^2)(x)…

  • ESSAY LAB

What is an example of an “occasion” statement and what words identify it as such?

My use of the term “occasion statement” is generally in conjunction with a position statement. An occasion/position statement is one which addresses a position in terms of a qualifying condition….

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  • KAFFIR BOY: THE TRUE STORY OF A BLACK YOUTH’S COMING OF AGE IN APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA

In Kaffir Boy, what is the author’s philosophy? Is it credible? Give a brief analysis. What…

Mark Mathabane, the author of Kaffir Boy, believes that a person should behave with strength and determination and stand by his or her own beliefs. His story of life as a black child in apartheid…

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  • MATH

If x=3+-1.2, what are the values of x if the symbol +- means plus or minus?

If the symbol +- means plus or minus as you say, then the values for x in this particular equation are 4.2 and 1.8. Here is how to find this answer: If the symbol +- means plus or minus, then you…

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