How do dominance and power shape the communities in Animal Farm?

How do dominance and power shape the communities in Animal Farm?

  • THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH

What type of ornaments are scattered in the different rooms?

There were seven rooms for the Masque of the Red Death – what Poe called an “imperial suite.” Each room had its own color theme: there was a blue room, a purple room, a green room, an orange room,…

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  • HISTORY

How did the rise of trade affect feudalism?

While the rise of trade in the medieval period did not account for the decline of feudalism, it did have some implications on feudal relationships. Under feudalism, peasant farmers, or serfs, were…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Why is Romeo’s love unrequited?

Romeo’s love is unrequited for at least three reasons. The first is what we’re told at the outset of the play: The houses of Montague and Capulet have an “ancient grudge…/ Where civil blood makes…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

Are “you horror of a creature” and “you heartless creature” examples of figurative language in…

“You horror of a creature” would not really be considered figurative language. A creature could literally be a horror to the person looking at it or assessing its morality, and so forth. “You…

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  • HISTORY

In what ways did the U.S. pursue imperialism economically?

The United States pursued imperialism economically in a few ways. One example was our actions with China in the 1890s. We wanted to trade with China. We were very concerned that Europe would create…

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  • HAMLET

How does Hamlet’s madness contribute to Ophelia’s mental breakdown?

Hamlet’s feigned madness is an act to confuse whom he believes are his enemies, specifically King Claudius, Ophelia’s father, Polonius, and others (including his mother) for he believes that they…

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  • SCIENCE

Why should the amount of photosynthesis be lower in a desert?

Photosynthesis is the process by which plants capture sunlight energy in order to convert carbon dioxide and water into oxygen gas and glucose (a sugar). The chlorophyll that is contained within…

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  • A RETRIEVED REFORMATION

Briefly comment on the ending of the story The Retrieved Reformation.

On the day Jimmy Valentine is to hand over the tools of his former trade to an acquaintance, the reformed thief finds himself in a quandary. While everyone is admiring the bank’s new vault, little…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

What do the lines “Now let it work. Mischief , thou art afoot, Take thou what course thou wilt!”…

Antony has spurred the crowd to chaos, and now he will watch what they do. Antony has just given a speech in which he stirred up the crowd against the conspirators. Remember that before Antony…

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  • REFERENCE

How can a person overcome a fear of ghosts?

The fear of ghosts (Phasmophobia) can be rather complicated to diagnose and understand. The majority of individuals tend to experience a certain thrill of anxiety when reading ghost stories or…

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  • HISTORY

How did Reconstruction affect African-Americans?

The period in American history after the Civil War has come to be called Reconstruction. After the 13th through 15th Amendments freed African-Americans and gave them the rights of citizenship, many…

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  • THE SNIPER

What facts are we told directly about the sniper as he waits on the rooftop?

Despite the fact that readers are never told the sniper’s name, we are told a fair amount of other details about him. We are told that he is a sniper fighting for the Republican side of the civil…

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  • THE RAVEN

Who is the new visitor in “The Raven”?

The visitor in this poem is the raven himself. However, the narrator is unsure of whether or not the raven is just a raven or if he is something else. At first, when he hears the raven speak, the…

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  • SILAS MARNER

Discuss the importance of Eppie in Silas Marner’s life in George Eliot’s novel Silas Marner.

When Eppie comes into his life, Silas Marner is saved from total despair and given purpose to his life. Before the pretty little Eppie crawled into his dismal cottage, Silas Marner was a man who…

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  • SCIENCE

What did people do to preserve food in the olden days?

Preserving food is not a modern process. Over time, there have been various methods of food preservation in nearly every culture and every period of time. Drying, freezing, curing, fermenting,…

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  • SCIENCE

Why is the earth’s interior made up of hot molten rocks?

While it is apparent from volcanism that at least some of the Earth’s interior is made of molten rock, evidence suggests that the degree to which it is molten changes, and some of it may not be…

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  • SCIENCE

A plane mirror generally forms a virtual image. Under what conditions it can form a real image?

There are three types of mirrors. A plane mirror, a concave mirror, and a convex mirror. Plane mirrors always produce virtual images, because they never focus light into a single converging…

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  • THINGS FALL APART

Which chapter could be described as the most important in Things Fall Apart and why?

For me, chapter twenty in Chinua Achebe’s seminal work of African literature Things Fall Apart is the most important chapter in the entire novel. This is the chapter in which Okonkwo has served…

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  • INTO THE WILD

What literary devices are used in chapters 1 and 2 of the book Into the Wild by John Krakauer?

There are a lot of different literary devices used in Krakauer’s book Into the Wild. Chapters 1 and 2 are no exceptions. A common literary device that Krakauer uses throughout the book (and…

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  • SCIENCE

How do you find the total angle a ray turned in reflection?

If a monochromatic light beam encounters a surface separating two different optical media, some of the light is reflected and some is refracted. These two phenomena are illustrated in the attached…

  • WALDEN

How does Walden reflect key aspects of transcendentalism?

Three themes of Transcendentalism are self-wisdom, nature, and social reform. Thoreau moved to Walden Pond from his parents’ house in order to write his first book (A Week on the Concord and…

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  • HEALTH

What is the positive side of genetically modified (GM) food?

Genetically modified or GM foods offer the following advantages: Tackling global hunger: With ever rising population, there is need to increase the food production. GM foods can help us in that…

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  • BUSINESS

Why are bonds bought and sold?

Bonds are originally sold so that entities can raise money to do various things that they need or want to do. Bonds are bought and sold on the secondary market as a way to invest money. Bonds are…

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  • HISTORY

How did involvement in the first world war change America’s role in the world and domestic policy…

Involvement in World War I had a striking impact on the United States. Domestically, the United States enacted a number of different programs to aid the military in achieving its objectives. Some…

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  • BUSINESS

A monopolist faces a demand curve of Q = 80-2P. Its cost function is C = 2Q. What is its optimum…

If a firm has a monopoly on the market for a particular product, then it can set the market demand curve to be equal to its own demand curve. The firm is described as a price-maker, but supply must…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What attitudes towards death are articulated by the protagonists in Act 5 Scene 3 of… 2 images

Romeo’s soliloquy is much longer and involved than Juliet’s brief verbal interlude. He says a great deal more about death whilst her reference is straightforward and simple. On laying Parris’ body…

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  • SCIENCE

How the heart works.

The heart is composed of 4 chambers, two upper chambers called atria, and two lower chambers called ventricles. The purpose of the atria is to receive blood coming in from the body, while the…

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Are there any similarities between the short story “Marriage Is A Private Affair” and chapter 19…

The main similarity between the two is a parent’s avowed support for particular candidates as marriage prospects for his/her progeny. This just means that a parent has seen fit to choose a spouse…

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  • THE LOTTERY

How long has the black box been around in the short story “The Lottery”?

The black box has been around long before people have any reliable recollection. According to the story, some people suggested building a new box. Presumably the box was in poor condition. However,…

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  • LITERATURE

Different features of genre of Prose,Ppetry

Prose is anything that is not poetry. That could include short stories, novels, essays, memoirs, diary entries, biographies and autobiographies. Poetry is writing with meter, rhythm or rhyme. Not…

  • HISTORY

What was the most important factor which led to the rise of segregation and do you believe…

The most important factor in the rise of segregation in the South was surely racism. There may have been other factors that allowed it to rise, but racism was the factor that caused it to rise….

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  • THE GLASS CASTLE

What is a major symbol in The Glass Castle from pages 168–188?

These chapters have multiple symbols that are candidates for the “major” category. Here are a couple suggestions—but there are even more than these two to consider. 1. On page 169, Jeannette’s…

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  • THE ROAD NOT TAKEN

Are there any image patterns in “The Road Not Taken,” by Robert Frost?

Images are words or phrases meant to appeal to the senses. Good images intensify the reader’s interaction with the poem and help the poet convey his/her meaning or feeling. To create unity poets…

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  • THE LADY OF SHALOTT

Describe the last journey of the Lady as described in the poem The Lady Of Shallot.

“The Lady of Shalott” is a narrative poem by Lord Alfred Tennyson that describes how the Lady lives in a tower and weaves because of a curse that pronounces some sort of doom upon her if she ever…

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  • THE SCARLET LETTER

In Chapter 22 of The Scarlet Letter, “The Procession,” how is Dimmesdale different than ever…

As per eNotes policy we can only answer a certain number of questions at a time. I will try to be as concise as possible. Chapter 22 of The Scarlet Letter is set on Election Day, which is a very…

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  • SCIENCE

The force f acting on a body varies with its displacement x as f=k×x^(-2/3). The power delivered…

The power delivered by the force can be calculated as the ratio of work done per unit time. That is: power = work done/time Work done by the force is the product of force and the displacement. That…

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  • SCIENCE

State the unit used to measure weight

Weight is often confused with mass. Weight (W) is the force on a body due to its mass and is given by Newton’s second law of motion as the product of mass of body (m) and acceleration due to…

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  • SCIENCE

Human height is a trait with a very broad range of phenotypes. Which pattern of inheritance could…

Becuase there is a broad range of phenotypes for human height, the trait is an example of a polygenetic (poly = many, genetic = of genes) trait. Due to the vast variations of human height, the…

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  • HISTORY

How did World War II impact the people who migrated?

World War II had an impact on people who migrated to our country and moved within our country. During World War II, as part of the Bracero program, many Mexican people came to the United States to…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What does Scout mean in her words ‘Atticus calmly folding his newspaper and pushing back his hat…

Scout’s words refer to the incident in front of the jail, when Mr. Cunningham and his band of malcontents show up to lynch Tom Robinson. Despite his calm manner, Atticus is cognizant of the danger…

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  • HARRISON BERGERON

How does a fourteen year old like Harrison in “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., become…

What readers must realize about Harrison in “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., is that he is highly gifted intellectually. Even with all of the handicaps he is forced to wear, he still…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

How would you illustrate the theme of friendship in The Merchant of Venice?

The theme of friendship runs throughout The Merchant of Venice. Even the vindictive and isolated Shylock has a friend and associate in the Jewish Tubal, and he mentions friends that do not appear…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

When Odysseus goes to the underworld, how does he relate to Hercules in terms of the suffering…

When Odysseus goes to the Underworld, one of the last shades he speaks to is that of Hercules. To him, Hercules says, “so you, poor man, work out a cruel task such as I once endured when in the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How could the time setting of To Kill A Mockingbird affect the plot?

Given the existence of segregation in the south and the strength of it in the 1930’s, it is arguable that changing the time of the story would affect the plot in a number of ways. If the story were…

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  • HISTORY

How does In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson portray the seductiveness of the Nazis?

Erik Larson’s suspenseful narrative history book In the Garden of Beasts shows the seductiveness of the early Nazis through the eyes of the family of William E. Dodd, the American ambassador to…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

How do dominance and power shape the communities in Animal Farm?

In Animal Farm, dominance and power shape the farm community by making a two tiered system comprised of those who have power and those who lack it. Old Major’s primary objection toward human beings…

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  • SCIENCE

Compare the size of the visible light spectrum with the size of the electromagnetic spectrum.

The range of the visible light spectrum represents a very small segment of the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Visible light ranges in wavelength from approximately 400 nanometers for violet to…

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  • THE WEDNESDAY WARS

When does Mrs. Baker’s husband go missing in Gary Schmidt’s The Wednesday Wars?

Within the first days of school in the opening chapter of Gary Schmidt’s The Wednesday Wars, Mr. Guareschi, the school principal, announces over the school’s public address system that Lieutenant…

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  • THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER

In “The Devil and Tom Walker”, what does the Devil think of the whites? Why?

The Devil (“Old Scratch”) seems to have a somewhat dismissive and lowly opinion of white men, although this is mostly drawn from inference, as he has very little specifically to say. The only…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What question does the littlun with the birthmark raise?

When the boys come down from the mountain, having finished their exploration, Ralph calls another meeting and they begin to discuss their situation. They point out that they are on an island and…

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