How did the narrator change when Mack died in Boys and Girls?

How did the narrator change when Mack died in Boys and Girls?

  • ROMEO AND JULIET

How does Shakespeare create conflict and opposition in the Prologue and Act 1, Scene 1 of Romeo…

In the prologue of Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare outlines a narrative structure filled with conflict and opposition. The houses of the Capulets and Montagues are similar – alike in dignity – but…

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  • THE GIVER

Why is snow the first memory The Giver gives to Jonas in The Giver?

The Giver gives Jonas snow because it does not exist anywhere in the community. For his first memory, The Giver wants to share something with Jonas that he has never experienced before. In one…

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  • SCIENCE

How many total alleles do females have for the gene for: Hemophilia_______? Color…

The two traits in the question–hemophilia and colorblindness are both called sex-linked recessive traits. They are linked to the X chromosome. Females are XX because they have two X chromosomes,…

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  • HISTORY

Can someone give me a summary of the Bible?

The Bible is comprised of sixty-six books (with additional books in the Catholic version of the Bible) which are in the Old Testament (first part) and New Testament (second part). There are…

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  • THE INTERLOPERS

Who won the lawsuit in “The Interlopers” by Saki?

In “The Interlopers,” Ulrich von Gradwitz’s grandfather won the lawsuit over a contested piece of land. Prior to the von Gradwitz’s victory, Georg Znaeym’s family had control over the land. This…

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  • EVELINE

What causes the decision taken by Eveline not to elope with Frank in “Eveline”?

Eveline’s history is one of repression; moreover, what Joyce defines as paralysis propels the story of “Eveline.” And, it is because of this paralysis that Eveline cannot bring herself to elope…

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  • MACBETH

What are the witches planning at the beginning of Act I Scene 1 of Macbeth?

It is difficult to know exactly what the witches are planning, but the audience can tell they are up to no good. They appear amid thunder and lightning, discussing a future meeting (which is all we…

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  • BUSINESS

What are the disadvantages of improved productivity of a company’s employees?

In general, it is highly unlikely that a company would be harmed in any way if the productivity of its employees increased. Companies are constantly trying to increase productivity because this is…

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  • SCIENCE

Most of the things I got good ideas but what would a cell wall and the chloroplast represent as…

The cell wall provides the division between cells and structural support. In terms of a school, the walls of the building are very similar. Walls divide adjacent classrooms and provide structural…

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  • A SEPARATE PEACE

How does Brinker impact the other boys at Devon, and how does he make them feel more “complete”?

Brinker impacts the other boys at Devon in a way that is completely opposite to the way that Finny impacts that boys. While Finny is spontaneous and free spirited, Brinker is more reserved. While…

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  • HISTORY

Briefly summarize major ideas that appeared during the Industrial Revolution.

One major idea that appeared, or at least flourished, during the Industrial Revolution was laissez-faire capitalism. Emerging during the early Industrial Revolution in Great Britain through the…

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  • LITERATURE

It is said that an image creates a mental picture in the reader or a listener whereas a symbol…

Great question! First of all, it’s important to understand that there are different types of imagery. There is visual imagery, which is what you are talking about, and then there is auditory…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

Who is Old Major in Animal Farm ?

Old Major is the oldest pig, a “prize Middle White boar” on Manor Farm. He is described as …twelve years old and had lately grown rather stout, but he was still a majestic looking pig, with a…

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  • STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING

Does Robert Frost know who owns the woods?

The speaker of the poem, who is presumably Robert Frost himself, thinks he knows who owns the woods he has stopped to look at. The first stanza reads: Whose woods these are I think I know. His…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

When, how and why did Victor Frankenstein fail his creature in the novel Frankenstein?

Much of Frankenstein criticism focuses on Victor Frankenstein and his abandonment of his creation, the Creature. Victor abandoned the Creature once he saw it. In volume one, chapter 5, Victor…

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  • ESSAY LAB

How can I write a 5,000 word essay about my own utopia?

Whether you are referring to Elizabeth Mann Borghese’s My Own Utopia, or your own idea of what an utopia should constitute, there are some basic ways to approach your essay. Please remember that…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

What is the theme of the conflict in Act 2 of The Crucible?

In Act Two of The Crucible, the audience members and readers of the play find themselves in the household of the Proctors. While the first act was an overview of the community and a foreshadowing…

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  • MAO ZEDONG

How can I compare Mao Zedong’s roles in the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution?

The Mao Zedong who fathered “the Great Leap Forward” in 1958 and the one who engineered “the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution” in 1966 were very much one and the same. As with the history of…

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  • HISTORY

Why did Harappa disappear? Where was it?

Harappa is the name given to a large city that flourish near Punjab in modern day day Pakistan. Harappa was located on the route of the Ravi River use to take and was home to a sizeable population….

  • MARY OLIVER

What is the meaning of each stanza in the poem “White-Eyes” by Mary Oliver?

“White Eyes” by Mary Oliver is a poem about winter beginning and ending. The white-eyed bird in the first stanza is symbolic of that winter season. The wind begins blowing at the tops of the trees….

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Are there any character interactions in the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, that strongly reveals…

There are several scenes throughout the novel To Kill a Mockingbird where characters racially discriminate against one another. One such scene takes place at First Purchase African M.E. Church….

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  • REFERENCE

What is more important, humans or nature? What are five reasons that support each side?

Humans are more important than nature: 1) The idea of nature requires the human mind, consciousness, knowledge to conceptualize and qualify what the existence (or nature) of nature even is to give…

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  • THE NECKLACE

What would have happened if Mathilde Loisel had not lost the necklace?

Mathilde Loisel would not have had many opportunities to play Cinderella at the ball. She was not the promiscuous type, like the wife of Monsieur Lantin in Maupassant’s story titled “The Jewels,”…

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  • THE LOTTERY

Does “The Lottery” present a positive or negative view of institutional practices based on the…

Jackson’s story “The Lottery” suggests that blindly following institutional practices based solely on tradition should be questioned. Several aspects of the story imply a negative view of blindly…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Examine a perfectly competitive firm that you have recently purchased a product from, focusing…

In general, it is probably not accurate to say that any of us have purchased goods or services from firms in perfect competition because perfect competition essentially does not exist in the real…

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  • SCIENCE

The cell membrane is composed of…?

The short answer would be that the cell membrane is a phospholipid bi-layer with embedded proteins. Cell membranes have two rows of phospholipids arranged so that the hydrophobic (water “hating”)…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

What effect is achieved by having both Antony and Octavius speak well of Brutus at his death in…

The venerating of Brutus serves to foreshadow trouble between Antony and Octavius, who are both trying to bring about peace and gain more power for themselves. When you are the victor, you can…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

How did Orwell’s experiences possibly lead him to believe in socialism?

George Orwell experienced life in a confusing part of history. He was born in the 1903 and passed away in 1950. Because of the timing of his life and his eventual rejection of his fortunate…

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  • LANGSTON HUGHES

In the poem, “As I Grew Older”, by Langston Hughes, where is symbolism in it, and what did he…

Langston Hughes uses two symbols in the poem, “As I Grew Older”, with his imagery of a sun that represents his dreams and a wall that keeps him from obtaining them. The sun in the poem…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

I need help finding a imagery quote that shows the loss of innocence for Scout in To Kill a…

A lot of Scout’s development, which corresponds to her losing innocence and gaining knowledge, has to do with a growing awareness of others around her. In Chapter 12, Calpurnia takes the children…

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  • FRENCH REVOLUTION, THE

I need help on an assignment which requires that I write an essay comparing and contrasting the…

The people expressed their resentment towards the oppressive absolute monarchs by supporting the revolution in their countries. America stood against King George while France rejected King Louis…

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  • REFERENCE

What did the doctors examine Julia for? What did they conclude was the cause of the death? “The…

When Julia Stoner has died mysteriously and suddenly, the coroners examine her for evidence of a violent death and poison. Later in the story, Holmes remarks that the examiners neglected to look…

  • THE GIVER

How do the rules of the community in The Giver affect the characters in the story?

There are so many rules and regulation in the society of The Giver that the citizens of the town don’t question the rules. For example, Jonas’ father is a Nurturer who works with newborn babies. In…

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  • HISTORY

Who had better ideas, Jefferson or Hamilton?

The answer to this question is, of course, a matter of opinion. I will set out the main ideas of each man and let you decide which of them had better ideas. Thomas Jefferson believed that all…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

What rumors have been told about Gatsby? Why does Fitzgerald reveal rumors rather than facts?

In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby proves to be as great and as enigmatic as the title of the novel would suggest. Before even meeting Gatsby, the reader is told that the strange…

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  • HISTORY

What were the causes and effects of the Spanish-American War?

There were several causes and effects of the Spanish-American War. By the 1890s, the United States wanted to become a world power. Since other countries already took most of the land for…

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  • SCIENCE

What volume of 0.250 M potassium hydroxide solution is needed to react completely with a solution…

This is an acid-base neutralization reaction, represented by the following equation: 3KOH+H3PO4−>K3PO4+3H2O3KOH+H3PO4->K3PO4+3H2O From the balanced equation, we can see that 3 moles of KOH react for…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Why doesn’t Rosaline like Romeo? What is Juliet’s opinion of Paris?

When the reader first meets Romeo in Act I he has a terrible crush on Rosaline. He is depressed and spends many hours by himself and in the darkness of his room. When confronted he confesses to his…

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  • THANK YOU, M’AM

What are quotes that relate to the theme of sacrifice in “Thank you M’am” by Langston Hughes?

In sacrificing some of her time, food, and money, Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones teaches Roger about sacrificing his own selfish desires for moral and social values. After Mrs. Jones wrestles…

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  • HISTORY

What would be examples of a modern age guild?

While the idea of a guild is often associated with medieval history, guilds continue to exist in various forms throughout the modern world. Professional organizations, such as the American Chemical…

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  • MARKETING PRINCIPLES

How does market structure affect the firm’s ability to set the price for its products?

There are varies different ways that market structure affects how a firm can set prices. Monopolies: Certain types of businesses are “natural monopolies” such as the airport in a small fairly…

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  • SONNY’S BLUES

Why is this story called “Sonny’s Blues”?

The title of this bittersweet story is a play on words by author James Baldwin. The word “blues” has two meanings. First, it refers to being down or depressed, as we say that someone has the…

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  • FREAK THE MIGHTY

Compare and contrast Max and Kevin. In what ways are they similar? In what ways are they…

Let’s start with differences between Max and Kevin, because those are more obvious. First there is the obvious difference in looks between Max and Kevin. Max is huge. I mean he is a really big…

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  • MATH

I don’t understand how to solve the problem, it goes likes this: sin-1(2/3). When I input this on…

You are asked to find the inverse sine of 2/3 (or sin−1(23)sin-1(23) ), also called the arcsin. There are a couple of things you need to know to answer correctly on a computer: (1) Your answer is…

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  • JULIE OF THE WOLVES

How is Miyax’s appearance described?

In the story, Miyax is described as a ‘classic Eskimo beauty’ with a round face, a flat nose, and slanting, black eyes. Her pale beauty is juxtaposed against that of the forbidding white plains of…

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  • HISTORY

Evaluate the effectiveness and efficacy of the progressive movement on changes to the urban…

To some extent, the Progressive Era achieved its intended goals with regards to environmental reform, especially in the urban centers. This was mostly achieved through civic education on the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How do characters such as Scout Finch and Atticus Finch in “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee…

Scout and Atticus Finch are two of the main characters throughout the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Both characters have a tremendous influence on others and play significant roles throughout the…

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  • REFERENCE

How do you know if your girlfriend really loves you?

I would suggest asking her honestly and openly how she feels about you and your relationship. If that prospect is too intimidating, you can try to think on it and figure it out yourself. Does she…

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  • THE CALL OF THE WILD

Who was the “ghost dog” and why is he called that?

The “ghost dog” is a beast that is talked about by the Yeehat Indians. They talk about him as being a ghost because they only see glimpses of him and no one is totally certain that he exists….

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  • BOYS AND GIRLS

How did the narrator change when Mack died in Boys and Girls?

In Boys and Girls, Mack’s death opened the narrator’s eyes. She realized that Flora would be next, which forced her to realize the connection she had with the female horse. Flora, like her, was…

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