How does a strong culture influence organizational performance? This is connected with…

How does a strong culture influence organizational performance? This is connected with…

  • THE BLACK CAT

How do gothic elements in “The Black Cat” by E. A. Poe make a representation of the genre and…

The darker side of human nature is clearly involved in “The Black Cat” as it involves sadistic actions and even murder. The narrator writes that he has been fond of animals, There is something in…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

How does a strong culture influence organizational performance? This is connected with…

A strong organizational culture helps an organization attract and retain top talent. Professionals who want to achieve personal and organizational goals will be attracted to an organization that…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Please list 10 qualities which you believe are the most important for a prime mininster and why?

The following are not in order of importance: A) Ability to connect with constituents- All great leaders in history have had a penchant for being able to connect with their citizens. Leaders who…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the 3 types of volcanoes?

The three types of volcanoes are shield, composite, and cones. Of the three, the composite is the worst. The distinctions are as follows: SHIELD VOLCANOES This type has a slope that is small,…

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  • THE LOTTERY

Who are the main central characters other than Mr.Summers, Tess Hutchinson and Old Man Warner?…

Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” is less than 4000 words so there is little time for heavy character development. Even the ones mentioned in the question- Old Man Warner, Tessie, and Mr. Summers-…

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  • MARK TWAIN

In the story “The Californian’s Tale” by Mark Twain what do the furnishings, pictures and other…

In “The Californian’s Tale” by Mark Twain, all the furnishings, pictures, and objects symbolize the presence of the woman in the cottage of a forty-five-year-old who calls to Twain’s narrator, a…

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  • HISTORY

What is a century and how do you work out what century you are in?

A century is defined as a 100 year period. Currently, we are in the 21st century, meaning we are in the years beginning with 2000. It is a bit confusing in terms of understanding the relationship…

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  • BUSINESS

Why are assembly-line processes usually so much more efficient but less flexible than batch…

Assembly lines, in which items are made by a production line, are generally more efficient than batch processes, in which products are made in groups rather than in a continuous way. Assembly lines…

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  • THE YELLOW WALLPAPER

Post-Partum DepressionI suffered from this after my first child, but did not seek any…

In our society, mental illnesses in all forms are often regarded with a wary judgment and startling insensitivity. There is often the attitude that the person suffering should “just snap out of…

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  • DEEP POLITICS AND THE DEATH OF JFK

What would be good as a topic about a person who was once successful and famous, but became a…

Your question is under the heading of “Deep Politics and the Death of JFK,” so I assume you are wanting a topic in the area of famous politicians. One topic that is very relevant at this time in…

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  • THE BLACK CAT

What are gothic elements in “The Black Cat” by Edgar Allan Poe? Cite them.

Gothic literature has several distinguishing features. It often focuses on the dark, evil side of human nature. It asserts that everyone has a dark side, and in these stories, we find the…

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  • THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER

How does Edgar Allan Poe’s story “The Fall of the house of Usher” resemble Stevenson’s…

Poe’s “Fall of the House of Usher” and Stevenson’s “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” have far more differences than similarities, but let’s look for resemblances. Both deal with moral…

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  • WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

What sports did William Shakespeare like, and what happened to him at age of 15?

William Shakespeare was one of eight children of Mary Arden and John Shakespeare. William was a normal boy. The was the third oldest of the children and enjoyed many sports. He enjoyed football,…

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  • CREATIONISM

Who created the world ?Who created the world ?

The answer depends on your culture and belief system. Scientifically speaking, our world was created when a planet, or star, exploded and the pieces fell into orbit around our current sun. Through…

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  • ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE

What general idea does “Ode to a Nightingale ” develop?

An ode by definition is a poem of celebration or praise that honors people or events or addresses nature. In Keats’ “Ode to a Nightingale,” he contemplates the essence of the nightingale and…

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  • THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

What reasons does Holden give for being “sort of sorry” for visiting Mr. Spencer in Catcher in…

There are two main reasons that Holden gives as to why he is “sort of sorry” for visiting Mr. Spencer. The first reason is because Mr. Spencer has been sick, and Holden has to visit him in his…

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  • ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD

How far is Thomas Gray successful in creating an elegiac atmosphere in his “Elegy Written in a…

The elegiac atmosphere is established immediately in the poem with Gray’s description of the countryside surrounding the cemetery and the time of day that makes up the poem’s setting. The day is…

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  • RIDERS TO THE SEA

Give two examples of irony in Riders to the Sea. One is the cake made for Bartley was used by the…

As the play opens, Maurya’s son Michael, it is feared, has been lost at sea, but his body has not be found. As time elapses, the certainty of his death becomes clearer, but remains unconfirmed….

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  • RICHARD III

How are Margaret and Richard alike?there similarities

Margaret and Richard are alike in that they both present us with blatant displays of wickedness, resentment, and sheer evil. Margaret only plays a minor role in this play, but her dialogue and…

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  • THE GRASSHOPPER AND THE CRICKET

Of what does Keats’s Sonnet XV “On the Grasshopper and the Cricket” make us think about in terms…

As a Romantic poet, John Keats finds solace in Nature. Thus, in his Petrarchan sonnet, “On the Grasshopper and the Cricket,”the tone, or attitude, of the poet is reflective, as he first expresses…

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  • ESSAY LAB

Character AnalysisWhat do I do for character analysis?

When you analyze a character well, you should be able to answer these questions in some detail: What kind of person is this, and how do we know? Using the guidelines in the previous post should…

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  • LITERATURE

What typical American traits are found in Captain John Smith in the story, “The Pocahontas…

The story of Smith and Pocahontas reveals some characteristics that become an embedded part of American History. Smith’s pioneering spirit to blaze new frontiers is a trait that is evident in the…

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  • M. FORSTER

What is the effect of property upon a man?

Forster suggests three main effects of property on individuals.:1) Property causes individuals to be “big people”- The growth of materialism causes us to be tied down to it, preventing us to…

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  • LITERATURE

In a paragraph, describe what you think the effect of war are on children and teenagers. Incude…

I think that you can argue some fundamental points about the effect of war on kids/ teenagers. The first and most natural consequence is that it creates a distorted view of the world. One of the…

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  • THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY

In “The Notorious Jumping Frog Calveras County,”who’s the protagonist & antagonist of the…

In Mark Twain’s “The Notorious Jumping Grog of Calaveras County,” the framework story has Twain’s narrator in communication with a friend of his who requests that he ask Old Wheeler about a…

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  • HISTORY

To what extent does the War on Terrorism represent a break with previous United States foreign…

“Since the end of World War II, each administration has sought to develop and perfect a reliable set of executive institutions to manage national security policy, and tried to install a…

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  • KING LEAR

What is the meaning behind the quote, “and we shall all laugh at the gilded butterflies”?

You have hit the meaning exactly. Lear says this as he & his daughter Cordelia are being led to prison. He has since realized that Regan and Goneril have lied to him and betrayed him, while…

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  • THE VELDT

What technology in “The Veldt” suggests a futuristic setting, how does the nursery work, and is…

There are many examples of technology which suggest a futuristic setting. The entire house is equipped with devices that did not exist at the time the story was written, and many of which do not…

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  • THE ROCKING-HORSE WINNER

What are some possible themes in “The Rocking Horse Winner” by D.H. Lawrence?

Themes of pride, dissatisfaction, and greed are all clearly developed in Hester, Paul’s mother. She is also a terribly selfish woman, totally incapable of loving anyone, including her son. Her…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the history of alternative medicine ginger?

Ginger has been around so long that it is unclear of the exact origin. It was grown in China and India and was found in the European countries over two thousand years ago. The Romans have records…

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  • HAMLET

Students studying Hamlet?Hi! I’m new here and I’m just wondering if there any of you out there…

It has been years since I have read the play, but I have read it a number of times, so I am certainly up for any questions or discussion ideas you may have!

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  • HISTORY

According to Diamond..According to Diamond, what are the three disadvantages to a purely…

Diamond’s philosophy was based on the idea that geography, or a society’s location had everything to do with their progress. People are not born superior to another group. “Diamond’s theory…

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  • ODYSSEUS

According to the “Invocation” of “Book One” of “The Odyssey,” Odysseus’ men do not reach home…

He came to see many people’s cities, where he learned their customs, while on the sea his spirit suffered many torments, as he fought to save his life and lead his comrades home. But though he…

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  • LITERATURE

Does the following make sense? “Thine honour of thy presence is requested at table #10”.I’m…

That phrase is close, but not quite there. Instead, try “The honor of thy presence is requested at table #10”. So, you are just one word off. In the way that you phrased it, you are referring…

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  • JACOB HAVE I LOVED

What do the characters in Jacob Have I Loved look like?

Sara Louise and Caroline Bradshawe are twins, but they could not be more different in appearance. Sara Louise describes a picture of the two of them when they were a year and a half old -…

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  • REFERENCE

What benefits do you get from using letters, diaries, and autobiographies to help with family…

I think that the first hand accounts rendered in letters, diaries, and autobiographies can help in many ways with family tree history. In my mind, the most obvious help they offer is chronology…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In “To Kill a Mockingbird,” who is Zeebo, and what are his jobs?

The passages that you are looking for are going to be found in chapter 12, right in the middle of the chapter. Calpurnia ends up taking Scout and Jem to her church, because Atticus is out of town….

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  • CONSTITUTION

Identify by number amendement(s) that a. extend individual rights? b extend civil rights? c….

These questions are essential in understanding the amendments in the Constitution. Some of them require more than one answer, or an explanation. In this vein, I have provided some very quality…

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  • LITERATURE

How would life be without literature?What would it be the cause of that??

This sounds like a question you might be asked after reading Fahrenheit 451. I think of literature as being art crafted using words. Reading for information only would be dull. Good literature…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What are Georgia’s state, and local laws and statutes on students caught with drugs in school?

As most states, Georgia takes a firm stand on drugs in school. If a student is found to be in possession of, under the influence of, or having be caught selling drugs on school property they are…

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  • CONSTITUTION

The powers of the Constitution that are specifically granted to the branches of government or to…

These are some potent questions. Before I go ahead and address them, I think you might want to check out the sites below because they are very good Constitutional review websites. Questions like…

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  • CONSTITUTION

Compare Article I with Article II of The Constitution. Which article is longer and more detailed?…

Article I of the Constitution deals with the powers extended to the Legislative Branch, while the second Article deals with the powers to the Executive Branch. Article one is much lengthier and…

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  • THE WIFE OF HIS YOUTH

Describe Mr. Ryder’s personality?social issues/pyscho/emotional

Mr. Ryder is a sophisticated, learned, and seems very focused on appearances and social standing. His “informal” social group of “blue bloods” is made up of African Americans with lighter skin (and…

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  • MACBETH

Briefly describe the character of Donalbain from Macbeth.

In Macbeth, Donalbain is King Duncan’s son and Malcolm’s younger brother. He is “present but silent in the early scenes of the play.” When he finds out that his father, King Duncan,…

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  • TRIFLES

What is the climax of Trifles?

The climax of the play comes when the women find the body of the bird in the sewing box. It represents the culmination of all their discussions, such as the reasons for the cage door being opened…

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  • WINTER DREAMS

Why is Judy Jones’ beauty important to her character in “Winter Dreams”?The Choices She was such…

Naturally, the text and its characterization will be your best guide here. Rather than directly answering it, I will try to give some guide so that in going back to the text, the answer will be…

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  • HISTORY

aryansWhich is the first civilization came into existance in India.Are they Aryans.

The term “Indo-European” is of linguistic origin, and refers to the related languages of that linguistic group. The language which seems closest in modern times to the “original” such language is…

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  • A SEPARATE PEACE

In “A Separate Peace,” what does it symbolize when Finny opens the carnival by burning the copy…

In Chapter 9 of “A Separate Peace, there may be several symbolic meanings attached to the burning of the copy of the Iliad in order to begin the games of “The Devon Winter Carnival.” Being set in…

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  • THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

In “The Gift of the Magi”, how do Jim and Della prove themselves the wisest? What do you think of…

In The Gift of the Magi, Jim and Delia express their love in the total sacrifice they make in order to buy each other a special gift for Christmas. Each gives up his or her most prized possession,…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What figure does the title “Lord of the Flies” refer to in Chapter 8?

Satan is the figure referred to as “Lord of the Flies”. The title is a literal translation of the name, “Beelzebub”, which is a name for Satan. Golding is using the “Lord of the Flies” name to…

 


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