How did the Medieval church contribute to the economic structure of Europe?

How did the Medieval church contribute to the economic structure of Europe?

  • THE CANTERVILLE GHOST

Describe the episode when Virginia is thought to be lost, when she has gone through the tapestry…

In Chapter Five of “The Canterville Ghost,” Virginia finds the ghost looking very depressed in the Tapestry Chamber. After a brief conversation, she learns that the ghost is very tired because he…

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  • LITERATURE

What are some parallels that can be drawn between the super-villains in McCarthy’s novels: Judge…

Judge Holden, Emilio Pérez and Chigurh share the same innate depravity, to the extent that we can consider them as symbolic representatives of Satan. The three of them also share a similar…

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  • THE TIGER IN THE TUNNEL

In “The Tiger in the Tunnel,” who is tragic?

Baldeo strikes me as the most tragic figure in Bond’s “The Tiger in the Tunnel.” Baldeo is tragic because reality dictates his freedom. In the story’s opening, Baldeo “stretched himself slowly…

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  • SCIENCE

How will the momentum of a body change if we double its kinetic energy? Prove by using equations.

Hello! For a body having the mass mm and the speed VV, its kinetic energy EE is equal to mV22,mV22, and its momentum (impulse) JJ is equal to mV.mV. Doubling the kinetic energy of a body…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

What are the rising action, falling action, and resolution in Animal Farm by George Orwell?

In the opening chapters of Animal Farm, the animals rebel against the cruel leadership of the farmer and take over the farm themselves. The pigs establish themselves as the leaders, and one pig…

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  • SCIENCE

What would glucose test A-positive for if it were tested in Benedict reagent?

The main chemical in Benedict’s solution is the copper (II) ion (Cu2+). Reducing sugars – sugars that contain a free aldehyde or ketone group – will turn Benedict’s solution from blue to green…

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  • THE LOVE SONG OF J. ALFRED PRUFROCK

In T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” what figures of speech are used in lines…

In “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” T.S. Eliot uses a variety of figures of speech, especially metaphors. A metaphor is a comparison that does not use the words “like” or “as.” Two examples…

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  • SCIENCE

Which do you think are more important, organic or inorganic compounds? Why do you say so?

Although we have the utility of both the organic and inorganic compounds, if I have to select one of these, I would go for organic compounds. Organic compounds are useful for a large number of…

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  • ONCE UPON A TIME

What’s a summary of “Once Upon a Time”?

“Once Upon a Time” begins with the author somewhat irritated by a presumption that she “ought” to write a children’s book. That night, she awakens from a sound sleep, disturbed by something…

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  • THE STORY OF MY LIFE

How did Helen write her preliminary exam?

Helen took her preliminary exams for entrance into Radcliffe College in the summer of 1897. Because Helen was deaf and blind, she could not write these exams in the traditional way, which was by…

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  • REFERENCE

What is the meaning of the word ”sermon”?

The dictionary definition of a sermon is as follows: a religious discourse delivered in public usually by a clergyman as a part of a worship service a speech on conduct or duty Most people are…

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  • POWER

What literary element is used in Audre Lorde’s “Power” and what is its significance in the text?…

The literary element used in Audre Lorde’s poem “Power” is monologue. The poet, using a narrator, is vividly presenting views in first person—this narrator is talking directly to the audience in…

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  • THE ALCHEMIST

Why does Paulo Coelho use “the boy” instead of “Santiago” in his novel The Alchemist?

Coelho’s The Alchemist is the perfect bildungsroman; that is to say, it is a story of the main character’s growth, education, and personal edification from novice to expert. Some may also say it is…

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  • HISTORY

How did The Opium Wars change the traditional Chinese society by forcing China to embrace the… 1 image

The Chinese fought two Opium Wars: the first, in 1839-1842, was against the British, while the second (from 1856-1860) against the French and British. The result of both wars was that the Chinese,…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Are domestic policy and politics anarchy?

Domestic politics and policy are not in a state of anarchy except in a few regions of a few countries. It is a tenet of the study of international relations that the international community is in…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What are some of the advantages and disadvantages to a national policy that must be implemented…

The major benefits of having a policy that needs to be carried out by a national bureaucratic agency are that the policy is carried out in a uniform way by professional technocrats. The first…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

Tom accuses Gatsby of being a Mr Nobody from Nowhere. Discuss the implication of this phrase,…

Gatsby has built an empire and his fortune with the goal of getting back together with Daisy, his long-lost love. How he got his money is a source of much rumor and he keeps his background as…

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  • SCIENCE
  1. Give the number of total electron groups, the number of bonding groups, and the number of…1 image

To begin with, this question is focusing on VSEPR theory or Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion theory. In short, electrons around an atom, be them electrons involved in bonding or as a lone…

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  • HISTORY

Who was responsible for the coming of the Civil War? Were strong personalities important? Could…

The American Civil War was one of the bloodiest conflicts in national history, with the total number of casualties estimated at around 620,000 soldiers. In this war, the northern states (also…

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  • MATH

would there be a way to keep the surface area of the house the same but make the volume…

It is not clear if you have a specific building in mind. The general answer is yes, you can have the same surface area with significantly less volume. For example, suppose the house was in the form…

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  • THE PEDESTRIAN

I need an example of personification from the story “The Pedestrian”.

Personification is a type of figure of speech where a writer gives an inanimate thing, idea, or animal human or living characteristics. By doing this, objects appear to have the ability to act…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

How is foreign policy in the U.S. made and how is this different from domestic politics?

The distinctions, and they are extremely important if a little ill-defined, between the formulation and execution of foreign policy by the government of the United States are established in the…

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  • THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS

Do you find The Boy in the Striped Pajamas to be sad?

I personally find the novel The Boy in the Striped Pajamas to be sad. I feel that any time an author juxtaposes childhood innocence against the extreme evils of humanity, the audience feels sorrow….

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  • BUSINESS

Please explain the beliefs of both the New Classical Theory and Milton Friedmans Natural Rate…

Milton Friedman’s Natural Rate theory was developed in response to the Phillips curve. The Phillips curve established a relationship between inflation and the rate of unemployment. The theory…

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  • HEART OF DARKNESS

As part of the employment process, Marlow visits an old doctor who works for the company. What…

The old doctor Marlow had to visit before he deployed used “a thing like calipers and got the dimensions back and front and every way, taking notes carefully.” The man is a phrenologist; he…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Identify three examples of “mockingbirds” in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird and explain why.

The concept of a mockingbird as a creature who is innocent and does not bother anyone else and who holds no malice toward others. “To kill a mockingbird” holds the connotation of to destroy the…

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  • A DOLL’S HOUSE

What influenced Nora’s self-identity in A Doll’s House?

At the start of Ibsen’s play, A Doll’s House, Nora’s identity was influenced by her husband and by society’s expectations of how women should behave. During the time the play was written, the…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

In Of Mice and Men, why is Lennie responsible for killing Curley’s wife?

Lennie is responsible for killing Curley’s wife because he did it. In Chapter 5, Lennie is sitting alone until Curley’s wife enters. Both of them start to talk, and Curley’s wife launches into a…

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  • A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS

What is the magical realism in the story, “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings,” by Gabriel Marquez?

Magical Realism is the blending of fantasy and reality. This style is a cultural aspect of Marquez’s native Columbia and is a notable genre in other Hispanic cultures. In this story, the blending…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill A Mockingbird, Scout reflects on her earlier views of Boo Radley in Chapter 26. What…

In Chapter 26, Scout reflects on her earlier behavior towards Boo Radley. She thinks about how it was unkind of the children to try to peer through his windows and catch sight of him because he…

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  • BOYS AND GIRLS

In the short story “Boys and Girls”, by Alice Munro, how is power shown?

In Alice Munro’s story, “Boys and Girls,” gender roles are examined and the power between the two genders is highlighted. In the narrator’s family, there are two spheres–outside and inside….

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  • BUSINESS

What are the beliefs of the new classical theory?

The new classical model of business analytics came about in the 1970’s and 1980’s as a rejection of Keynesian economics. There are many belief’s in the new system and they vary depending on the…

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  • THINGS FALL APART

To what extent do you consider Okonkwo’s downfall to have been brought about by his own pride and…

I presume that you are talking about Okonkwo, the protagonist of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, and how his own fears and his immense pride contribute to his eventual downfall. Okonkwo’s issues…

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  • HARRISON BERGERON

What is an example of an anachronism in “Harrison Bergeron”?

An anachronism occurs when a thing appears in a time period other than the one in which it was appropriately used. For example, the use of a telegraph machine in a story set in the future would…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Write a comparison for one of the characters using a metaphor for the story To Kill a Mockingbird.

A metaphor is a literary device called a figure of speech that compares two things that are not alike but may have common characteristics between them. It is a way for a writer to get across an…

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  • LITERATURE

What is the difference between the words “humble” and “humility”?

The words “humble” and “humility” come from the same root word, “humilis.” Humilis is Latin for “low or close to the ground.” Humble is an adjective, so it is used to describe someone, whereas…

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  • HISTORY

What topic is relevant to both the colonial era and the age of reason?

In the United States, the colonial era (mid-to-late 15th century) and the age of reason (c. 18th century) are separated by by about 100 years, but they still have more in common than you might…

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  • POETRY

What poetic devices are used in the poem “Taught me Purple” by Evelyn Tooley Hunt?

The poetic devices that are used in the poem “Taught me Purple” by Evelyn Tooley Hunt include: Stanzas This poem is divided into three stanzas of four lines each. A stanza is a unit or a grouping…

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  • SCIENCE

When an ecologist warns that we are using up irreplaceable natural resources and an economist…

Under the given circumstances, the basic assumption is that the forces of scarcity and supply and demand will be in play. When the ecologist states that we are using up irreplaceable resources, it…

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  • HISTORY

From the time of Reconstruction after the Civil War up until now, what progress have we made in…

Significant progress has been evident in the United States when it comes to liberty, equality, and power from the time of Reconstruction after the Civil War to the present day. One of the most…

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  • A CHRISTMAS MEMORY

What do Buddy and his cousin do to upset the relatives?

In Truman Capote’s, “A Christmas Memory” Buddy and his cousin, who is his best friend, make Christmas fruitcakes for a number of acquaintances. In order to soak the cakes in whiskey they…

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  • LITERATURE

What did Jess make for the children’s supper?

The book you are referring to is The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner, a children’s book first published in 1924. The oldest sister is named Jess, and she has to make quite a few dinners…

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  • DÉSIRÉE’S BABY

Why did Kate Chopin use so many French words in “Desiree’s Baby?” How did she treat the…

In “Desiree’s Baby,” Kate Chopin uses French words because the story is set in Louisiana, which was a Creole society. People spoke French at that time, so it was natural that when writing about…

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  • HISTORY

I am expected to write a five-page paper this week. I need some ideas for a thesis about slavery,…

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit…

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  • RAYMOND’S RUN

Why dose squeaky dislike Mary Louise?

Squeaky describes Mary Louise as ungrateful. Introducing Mary as her “used to be friend”, Squeaky says “when she (Mary) first moved to Harlem from Baltimore,” everybody would bully her and beat…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In to Kill a Mockingbird, why does Miss Maudie say Scout is being morbid?

Scout starts hanging out with Miss Maudie without Jem and Dill when the two started plotting in the treehouse and generally acting like they didn’t want her around (calling her a “gi-irl”). Scout…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What does the imagery surrounding Simon’s death imply about good and evil?

In Chapter 9, Simon becomes the victim of an attack from Jack’s frenzied, manic group of boys who mistake him for the beast. Simon’s lifeless body lays on the sand while the dead paratrooper’s body…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

What message is sent when bricks are bought and a school house is built for Napoleon’s offspring…

In Chapter 9 of Animal Farm by George Orwell, Napoleon buys bricks and timber to build a schoolhouse exclusively for his piglets. The message that is sent by Napoleon’s actions is that the pigs are…

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  • HISTORY

How did the Medieval church contribute to the economic structure of Europe?

The church collected tithes, or money representing one tenth of income, from each Christian person, from peasants up to lords. Tithes could be paid in goods or money, and many peasants provided the…

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  • SCIENCE

An object is being pulled with a magnitude of 87N. The direction of this force is 60 degrees…

To resolve a force into its x and y components, you have to use trigonometry. If the angle that the force F makes with the positive x-axis theta then the horizontal component of the force is…

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