# How do the sound affects contribute to the theme of “Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister” by Robert…

**SOLILOQUY OF THE SPANISH CLOISTER**

**How do the sound affects contribute to the theme of “Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister” by Robert…**

The first sound affect (“Gr-r-r-there go”) serves to set the tone and intent of the dramatic monologue poem “Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister” by Robert Browning. There is no mistaking the meaning…

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**SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN**

**In Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, what are three events of the rising action, the central…**

In Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, the plot points may be described as follows: Rising Action: Lily and Snow Flower become laotongs, or special sisters. They begin to go through their rites of…

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**MACBETH**

**How has Shakespeare represented the witches?(e.g. language directions, settings, descriptions, etc.)**

Concerning Shakespeare’s Macbeth and the witches, I don’t know what “language directions” are. And not much is given in the drama concerning physical descriptions of the witches, which is pretty…

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**MATH**

**Verify if the sequence n^2 + n + 1 is an a.p.Verify if the sequence n^2 + n + 1 is an a.p.**

an = n^2 + n + 1 Let us calculate some terms in the progression: a1= 1^2 + 1 + 1 = 3 a2 = 2^2 + 2 +1 = 7 a3= 3^2 + 3 + 1 = 13 a4= 4^2 + 4 + 1 = 21 We notice that : a2-a1 , a3-a2, and a4-a3 are not…

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**DAVID COPPERFIELD**

**Who is Quinion in David Copperfield by Charles Dickens?**

In Charles Dickens’s autobiographical novel, David Copperfield, after David’s mother dies, he is sent away by his cruel stepfather, Edward Murdstone in an effort to be rid of David. In London…

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**MATH**

**Given the sequence 3,9,27,…determine the nth term of the sequence and the 11th term .Given the…**

3, 9, 27, ….. We notice that what we have is a geometric progression where r= 3. a1= 3 a2= 3*3 = 9 a3= 3*3^2 = 27 Then: an = a1*3^(n-1) …… a11= 3*3^10 = 3^11 = 177147. an = 3*3^(n-1) = 3^n

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**MATH**

**Determine tan2a if sina + cosa = 1Determine tan2a if sina + cosa = 1**

sina + cosa = 1 ==> sina = 1-cosa We know that: tan2a = 2tana / [1-(tana)^2] But tana = sina/cosa ==> tan2a = 2(sina/cosa) / [1- (sina/cosa)^2] = 2(1-cosa)/cosa /…

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**MATH**

**Which is the real part of the expression 1/(1-i) + 1/(1+i) ?Which is the real part of the…**

1/(1-i) + 1/(1+i) First let us rewrite using the common denominator: [(1+i) + (1-i)]/(1-i)(1+i) Now open brackets: ==? (1+i+1-i)/(1^2 – i^2) ==> 2/1+1 = 2/2 = 1 ==> z = 1 + 0i Then the real…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**To whom does Scout compare Mayella and what is especially sad about Mayella’s life to Scout?**

I think that you should look in Chapter 19 for the answer — Scout thinks about Mayella’s life in this chapter while Tom Robinson is on the witness stand. Scout compares Mayella to Boo Radley. She…

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**MATH**

**Sqrt(x^2+36x+36) – 6*Sqrt(x-1) = 0Sqrt(x^2+36x+36) – 6*Sqrt(x-1) = 0**

sqrt(x^2 + 36x + 36) – 6*sqrt(x-1) = 0 Let us move 6sqrt(x-1) to the right sides: ==> sqrt(x^2 + 36x + 36) = 6*sqrt(x-1) =Now ley us square both sides to get rid of the sqrt: ==> x^2 + 36x +…

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**SCIENCE**

**Does eye pigment (color) have anything to do with your eye sight?Ex: Can blue eyes see better at…**

There is limited evidence that eye color can affect eyesight. Your vision is controlled light entering the eye via the pupil, and then special cells called rods and cones found in the retina, on…

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**THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST**

**Why do you think ‘the Importance of Being Ernest is still enjoyed by audiences around the…**

The first reason is that comedies of manners are always attractive to audiences who love to see the inside and real lives of the so-called classy and rich aristocrats. This play gave the Victorians…

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**ANIMAL FARM**

**Why do you think Orwell has Snowball make mistakes in his writing?**

I assume that you are referring to how Orwell says that Snowball cannot quite write the letters properly when he writes the commandments up on the wall (towards the end of Chapter 2). In my…

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**THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE**

**In Chapter 19 of The Mayor of Casterbridge, what does the line “he jumped up in impulse, kicked…**

In Chapter 19 of The Mayor of Casterbridge, Susan Henchard has just died and, in the grief following her death, Henchard makes another one of his decisions that lack foresight and have…

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**ALFRED JARRY**

**Examine the combination of theatrical styles and techniques Alfred Jarry uses in Ubu Roi and…**

Ubu Roi was a play meant to comment on the political and social structures of its day. Jarry achieved his commentary through a mixture of theatrical writing styles, and beginning with a style that…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**I need help writing an essay on a day when everything went wrong.**

Do you need to write an essay on this topic? We cannot write your essay for you, but we can give you some ideas. Can you brainstorm on a day in your life when everything DID go wrong? If so, that…

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**MACBETH**

**Describe how Macbeth’s character changes throughout the play Macbeth?**

Over the course of the play, Macbeth’s character goes from being more hesitant to overly ambitious and greedy. At the beginning of the play, Macbeth does not entirely believe the witches’ prophecy…

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**MATH**

**Solve the equation 5^(x^2) – 5^(-5x+6) = 0**

5^x^2 – 5^(-5x+6) = 0 ==> 5^x^2 = 5^(-5x + 6) ==> x^2 = -5x + 6 ==> x^2 +5x -6 = 0 ==> (x+6)(x-1) = 0 ==> x1= -6 ==> x2= 1

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**BUSINESS**

**Which is the appropriate type of sampling method?A population is made up of groups that have wide…**

Whenever the population to be studied is such that it can be classified in to distinct groups or strata, and there is wide variation in the variable to be studied from group to group but there is…

**MATH**

**differentiate the ffg wrt x: y = e^(-2x) . sin 5x y = 2cot (x^2 – 3) y = ln [x^2 .square root…**

y = e^(-2x) . sin 5x Let y = u*v such that: u = e^-2x ==> u’ = -2e^-2x v = sin5x ==> v’ = 5cos5x ==> y’= u’v + uv’ = (-2e^-2x)*sin5x + (e^-2x)*5cos5x = -2e^-2x…

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**ROBINSON CRUSOE**

**What basic points are to be considered while writing an essay on the theme of Individuality in…**

Throughout the novel, Crusoe longs to fulfill his own individuality. From the very beginning of the novel, Crusoe feels the need to emancipate himself from the authority of family tradition….

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**WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE**

**Why is the understanding of the term ‘anachronistic’ fundamental to studying Shakespeare ?**

An anachronism is a moment when a scene is chronologically out of place. This is really important in Shakespeare because quite often, because you can’t be in two places at once, he will show scenes…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**How do you get power in Autocracy and Democracy?You have to compare and contrast the two.**

While I agree with the first answer that power in an autocracy can be seized, that is not the only way that a ruler can get power. There are other ways, especially later on in the life of the…

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**MATH**

**2, a, b, 17 are terms in A.P. find a and b.2, a, b, 17 are terms in A.P. find a and b.**

2, a, b , 17 are terms is an arithmetical progression. The: a1= 2 a2= a1+ r = 2 + r = a a3= a1+ 2r = 2 + 2r = b a4= a1+ 3r = 2+ 3r = 17 ==> 3r = 15 ==> r = 5 ==> a= 2+r = 2+5 = 7 ==> b…

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**MATH**

**log 2x – log (x-5) = log 5log 2x – log (x-5) = log 5**

log 2x – log (x-5) = log 5 We know that: log a – log b = log a/b ==> log (2x/(x-5)= log 5 ==> 2x/(x-5) = 5 Now cross multiply: ==> 2x = 5(x-5) ==> 2x = 5x – 25 ==> 3x = 25 ==> x =…

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**MATH**

**Find the area of the rectangle whose length is 2 more that twice the width and the perimeter is…**

Area of the rectangle is: a = length * width = L*w But we know that: L = 2+ 2w Also: 2L + 2W = 22 Now substitute with L value: ==> 2L + 2W = 22 ==> 2(2+2w) + 2w = 22 ==> 4 + 4w + 2w = 22…

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**MATH**

**Solve the system x+2y=3 4x+5y=6**

x+2y =3 ……….(1) 4x + 5y = 6……..(2) Let us use the substitution method: from (1): x = 3- 2y Now substitute in (2): 4x + 5y = 6 4(3-2y) + 5y = 6 12 – 8y + 5y = 6 -3y = -6 y= 2 x = 3-2y = 3-…

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**MATH**

**Simplify: 5/(x-1) + 2x / (x^2 -1)Simplify: 5/(x-1) + 2x / (x^2 -1)**

5/(x-1) + 2x/(x^2-1) Let us simplify the denominator: We know that: x^2 -1 = (x-1)(x+1) ==> 5/(x-1) + 2x/(x-1)(x+1) ==> 5(x+1)/(x-1)(x+1) + 2x/(x-1)(x+1) ==> (5x + 5 + 2x)/(x-1)(x+1)…

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**MATH**

**Verify if the function f(x)= x+3^x has an inverse.**

f(x) = x+3^x. Solution: f(x) is defined for all x. further if f(a) = f(b) , then a+3^x = b+3^b requires (a-b)+ (3^a-3^b) = 0 only for a= b. Therefore f(x) is bijective. f'(x) = 1+(3^x)ln3 which…

**MATH**

**Determine the equation of the line that passes through the points (1;2) and (3;4) .Determine the…**

The equation for the ine is: y- y1 = m(x-x1) m= (y2-y1)/(x2-x1) = (4-2)/(3-1) = 1 ==> y-2 = 1(x-1) ==> y= x – 1 + 2 ==> y= x+1 ==> -x + y -1 = 0 The distance between the line and the…

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**MATH**

**determine a, b, c if F’=f f=2x/(x+1)(x^2+1) F=a ln (1+x) + b ln ( 1+x^2) + c arctanx**

f= 2x/(x+1)(x^2 +1) F = aln (1+x) + b ln(1+x^2) +c*arctanx F’ = a/(1+x) +2bx/(1+x^2) + c/(1+x^2) = [a(1+x^2) + 2bx(1+x) + c(1+x)]/(1+x^2)(1+x) = ( a + ax^2 + 2bx + 2bx^2 + c + x…

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**MATH**

**Insert 4 a.m. between the terms 10 and 15.**

Let a1, a2, a3, a4,a5, a6 are terms in a n A.P ==> 10, a2, a3, a4, a5, 15 But: a6 = a1 + 5*r 15 = 10 + 5r ==> r= 1 ==> a2= 10 + 1= 11 ==> a3= 10 + 2*1 = 12 ==> a4= 10 + 3*1 = 13…

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**MATH**

To perform the comparison, we’ll apply the consequence of Lagrange’s theorem which states that a function is increasing if it’s first derivative is positive. We’ll consider the function f(x) = (tg…

**SCIENCE**

**How does exercise lower blood sugar?**

Exercise physiologists have discovered that routine endurance training (aerobics) causes the body to become more efficient and utilize glucose better. With type I diabetes mellitus the blood…

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**THE UNKNOWN CITIZEN**

**What do the poem “The Unknown Citizen” and the short story “How Much Land Does A Man Need” have…**

- H. Auden’s poem “The Unknown Citizen” is in brief a memorial to a symbolic, but unknown citizen who is being praised for his excellent consumerism and expertise in acquiring goods along with…

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**SCIENCE**

**How does the pineal gland function?**

The pineal gland is in the brain, it is very small and looks like a pine nut hence the name pineal. The gland produces a couple of hormones but in very small amounts. Most significant is the…

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**MACBETH**

** What is happening in the natural world the night that Duncan is…**

On the night that King Duncan is murdered, there is a terrible storm outside and many strange sounds are heard. When Macduff and Lenox arrive at Macbeth’s home, Lenox tells of the night…

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**MACBETH**

**Do you think Banquo’s “cursed thoughts” are Banquo’s own ambitions, his fears about how Macbeth…**

I think that Banquo is referring to both his own ambitions and his fears about Macbeth when he speaks of his “cursed thoughts.” At the beginning of Act 3, Banquo thinks about the witches’ prophecy…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What are the biggest reasons we are not living in a post-racial America?What are the biggest…**

I think that one reason why we are not living in a post-racial society yet because it is very hard to erase the legacy of a long past in a very short time. We who are my age and younger (and I…

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**ILIAD**

**How does the narrative point of view shape the readersâ€™ perspective of religion in the Iliad by…**

This is a really interesting question. I think that Homer’s point of view in the telling of the Iliad brings out some fascinating elements about the nature of how one perceives the divine. The…

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**HEART OF DARKNESS**

**Whats the most important conflict in the novel?Whats the major most important conflict in the novel?**

In a broad sense, the most important conflict to me in this novel is man vs man or man’s inhumanity to man. If you read the themes section here on enotes (see the link below), you will see that the…

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**I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS**

**What insights into life of the American rural Black community does the author provide?**

First and foremost, this book paints a realistic picture of the hardships (prejudice and hatred, lack of money and opportunity, fear and insecurity) that filled the lives of African AMERICANS in…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Need help to write an essay?Hello, i have to do an essay on To Kill a Mockingbird and Living Up…**

I think a lot of students get confused about the words “coming of age.” This simply means “growing up.” So, your assignment is to show how one of the characters “grows up.” In a five paragraph…

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**SCIENCE**

**What are some signs of high blood sugar?**

A few initial signs of hyperglycemia could be glycosuria (glucose in the urine), polyuria (increased volume of urine), polydipsia (extreme thirst), vision disturbances, and mental status changes…

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**MATH**

**Geometric Progression…If a, b , c, d and p are different real numbers such that: (a^2 + b^2 +…**

Given that (a^2+b^2+c^)p^2-2(ab+bc+cd)p+(b^2+c^2+d^2) < = 0. To prove that a,b,c and d are in Geometric progression> Solution: We observe that the left side of the inequality could be…

**BUSINESS**

**I want to start a physical therapy clinic; however, I do not have a undergrad yet. Is this…**

The owner of the business does not technically have to have the degree in physical therapy or any experience for that matter. The therapist’s that work in your clinic will of course have to have an…

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**SCIENCE**

**What is lymphogranuloma venereum?**

Lymphogranuloma venereum or LGV is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) in men and women caused by Chlamydia. Initial signs of infection may be a painless, red erosion on the genitalia followed by…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**What are three adjectives that describe the apothecary?romeo and juliet**

The apothecary in Romeo and Juliet is only seen in one scene: V.i. Romeo and the apothecary both demonstrate notice that he is impoverished, or poor. This is modeled by his sulken appearance and…

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**THE SCARLET LETTER**

**What does the flashback reveal about Hester’s past?One way Hester endures her punishment is by…**

I assume you are talking about her thoughts while standing on the scaffold. Hester is consciously “checking out” while on the scaffold in order to endure the shame of this punishment. More…

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**THE BRIDE OF LAMMERMOOR**

**I would like a broad picture summery of The Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott.I just want…**

A broad picture of Sir Walter Scott’s The Bride of Lammermoor might start with the comment that this story is perhaps Scott’s answer to what would have happened to Juliet if she had been forced to…

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