How does freedom pertain to Michael K in Life & Times of Michael K?

How does freedom pertain to Michael K in Life & Times of Michael K?

  • LIFE AND TIMES OF MICHAEL K

How does freedom pertain to Michael K in Life & Times of Michael K?

Freedom pertains to Michael K just as a lack of options pertains to Michael K. In his great poverty, Michael becomes trenchant and stubborn as he clings to the power of choice regarding the few…

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  • A DOLL’S HOUSE

In A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen, how does the conflict move forward (develop further) in Act…

(I am not permitted to address all of the areas you mention. This answer will address the social ramifications of what occurs in Act II.) In Act II of Ibsen’s A Doll House, several things occur to…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

To what extent do you believe that the roles of the Governor prepare one to be president?

I would say that the role of a governor does prepare a person to become president. This is one reason why so many recent presidents (Carter, Reagan, Clinton, Bush, Jr) have been former governors….

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  • THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER

What is the overall mood of Washington Irving’s “The Devil and Tom Walker”?

This is an interesting question as often in pieces of literature the mood or feeling that a text creates varies as the plot progresses. This excellent short story is no exception. Note how the mood…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

To what extent do the different levels of the Executive Branch help to reinforce the democratic…

The different levels of the national government’s executive branch really do not help to reinforce the principle of federalism in any major way. Federalism is the idea that the states and the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, why does Tom Robinson’s wife need the collection money from church?

This event occurs in Chapter 12 of the novel. Reverend Sykes announces that the church offering for the week that Scout and Jem are visiting and for the following weeks will go to Helen “to help…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

Please explain the following quote from Julius Caesar.”And since you know you cannot see…

I have re-written the quote (from Act I, scene ii) that you ask about. It is important to learn the proper format for reprinting verse quotes from Shakespeare’s plays. If you would like to…

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  • THE SCARLET LETTER

In The Scarlet Letter, how is Pearl’s wild and anti-social behavior explained?

It is Chapter Six in which we are given our first thorough introduction to Pearl and the way that she has grown and developed. It is here that we are told about Hester’s anxiety that her daughter,…

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  • BUSINESS

What type of retailer is Wal-Mart? What product line, amount of service and price strategy is…

Wal-Mart is a extremely low cost retailer which tries to offer customers products at the lowest possible rates. This is done through an excellent inventory management and cost-cutting at every…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

Gettysburg AddressIs the Gettysburg address still important right now?

It depends on what you mean by important. In one way, it is not important. It is not a law that people have to follow. It does not give anyone any rights and it does not take away any rights. It…

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  • SONG OF MYSELF

What is Walt Whitman’s attitude in section 17 in of “Song of Myself”?

In this section, Whitman expresses a unity and comraderie with everyone else on the planet; he feels connected to them, at one with them, and as much a part of them as they are of him. He…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What are three events Lord of the Flies that Jack turns away from civilization and turns to…

Jack, the choirmaster of a group of surviving boys in Lord of the Flies, is used to being a leader. He is not happy when the majority of boys vote Ralph their chief, and he never fully recognizes…

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  • THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER

In “The Fall of the House of Usher,” what does the Usher tell the narrator that he is suffering…

We are given this piece of information when the narrator finally arrives to the gloomy mansion that he will be sojourning for a while with his friend, Roderick Usher. Roderick tells the narrator,…

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  • HEART OF DARKNESS

What is the main theme in the story Heart of Darkness?what is it that the author is trying to…

People will disagree about this, but it is my opinion that the heart of darkness in the book is the darkness that inhabits a nation that colonizes another nation. This is shown on many levels…

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  • HISTORY

When was the Internet invented?

The Internet was conceived in the 1950s to provide the members of the scientific community with the ability to quickly communicate with one another. In the 1960s, work was done to convey “packets”…

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  • ESSAY LAB

I need to write a narrative essay for english 12.No idea how to get started or what the criteria…

“Narrative” is just a fancy word for story. A narrative essay is usually a true story that makes a point. Unlike a story written for entertainment, a narrative essay usually contains a thesis…

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  • CINEMA

How does film “Finding Neverland” exemplify the characteristics of Romanticism? Give specific…

I think that the most overwhelming feature of Romanticism in the film is the reveling and embrace of imagination. Barrie’s relationship with the children is predicated upon the ability to imagine…

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  • RELIGION

Why are rings not used in Seventh Day Adventist weddings? The Seventh Day Adventist religion is…

This is not a completely true statement as SDA members have been formally allowed to wear modest wedding rings ever since 1986. However, it has been true in the past. The reason for this is the…

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  • PERSUASION

What impact does the family have on the identities of its individual members?

In the novel Persuasion the identity of the family is defined by their peerage, name, and precedence in rank since they literally belong to the upper class. This being said, Sir Walter has given…

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  • PERSUASION

In Persuasion, what does the novel say about what an individual owes to his or her family?What…

Anne Elliot has refused to marry Captain Wentworth because her friend Lady Russell has persuaded her to do so. Anne’s refusal proves that she valued her family principles over her own happiness….

  • PERSUASION

Does Jane Austen portray in her novel Persuasion that a good wife would make a bad husband?

Anne is described as having the qualities that make the best wife. She is caring, sensitive, motherly, intelligent, sensible, and gives good advice. In fact it is stated that she has “an elegance…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

Discuss the similarities in social punishment in The Crucible and “Nineteen Thirty- seven.”

I think that Miller and Danticat discuss the issue of social punishment as a way to consolidate control on the part of those in the position of power. Social punishment is seen as a way of…

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  • PERSUASION

Does a good/bad husband have the same qualities as a good/bad wife, as seen in Jane Austen’s…

Even though Jane Austen shows in Persuasion that men and women have different roles, namely that men work or otherwise amuse themselves outside of the home while women work and entertain inside the…

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  • PERSUASION

In Persuasion, what does the state of a marriage reveal about the individuals in it?

The state of the marriage can reveal not only the individual’s level of happiness, but the amount of effort and faith he or she is willing to put into it. A peaceful marriage suggests happiness. In…

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  • DEATH OF A SALESMAN

What is the major theme in Death of a Salesman?

Well, with any great work of literature such as this play and others like it by Arthur Miller there are a multiplicity of themes that could be argued to be the “major theme.” In a sense you might…

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  • CHEMISTRY

What’s the Noble Gas & Electron configuration of the element Palladium?I’m doing a powerpoint…

Palladium has an atomic number of 46 and has 46 electrons orbiting the nucleus. The electronic configuration of Palladium is 1s2, 2s2, 2p6, 3s2, 3p6, 3d10, 4s2, 4p6, 4d10. The noble gas which is…

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  • SCIENCE

Explain the different types of radiation e.g. alpha, beta, gamma, including ionising and…

Radiation is the term given to an energetic particle or wave that travels through space. By energetic, we typically mean very high energy. This would be “ionizing” radiation, which means that the…

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  • ASTRONOMY

What happens when stars die?

The death of a star refers to the processes that take place after all the fuel required for fusion reactions in a star gets over. They differ based on the size of the star. Most stars expand and…

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  • TWELFTH NIGHT

What satire can be found in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night?

Twelfth Night is predominantly a satire of the ideas of love professed by and made popular by the Medieval poet Francesco Petrarch (“Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night”). Petrarch wrote over 300 sonnets…

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  • RELIGION

Can someone tell me what the sanctuary for the Seventh Day Adventist religion means?I do know in…

In Seventh Day Adventist theology, the term “sanctuary” does not really refer to the physical part of a church on Earth. Instead, SDA doctrine holds that Jesus Christ is currently in the holiest…

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  • BABYLON REVISITED

In Fitzgerald’s story, “Babylon Revisited,” there is no mention of the Tower of Babel. How does…

Unfortunately, the allusion to Babylon in the title of this great story does not refer to the Tower of Babel, but rather the empire of Babylon that was renowned for its decadence. Thus in this…

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  • HISTORY

Who signed the Declaration of Independence?

The 56 people who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 were made up of a cross-section of America’s colonial elite. Pennsylvania and Virginia had the largest number of signatories,…

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  • HISTORY

When did the American Civil War end?

You could answer this one in a number of ways. First, and most obvious, I would say that the American Civil War ended on April 9, 1865 — almost 4 years to the day from the day that it started….

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  • HISTORY

When did the American Civil War start?

To my way of thinking, the American Civil War started on April 12, 1861. This was when the Confederate forces in Charleston, South Carolina attacked the Union garrison that held Fort Sumter. Fort…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

I need a solid thesis statement for the novel, Of Mice and Men.

There are many possible themes and ideas you could address in a paper about Of Mice and Men. Here are some ideas you might want to consider- Consider the themes listed in the enotes summary linked…

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  • EVERYDAY USE

Wangero says that her mother dosen’t understand her heritage. What does she mean? Is it true?

This statement may be a little bit true when you consider Wangero’s definition of her heritage compared to her mother’s. As for right and wrong, you could argue that neither Wangero nor her mother…

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  • RELIGION

Can someone tell me what a sanctuary symbolizes please?I know the sanctuary refers to the alter,…

A sanctuary is a word that operates in religion and beyond religion. The word has the same root as the word “sacred,” so you can see that a sanctuary is a sacred or holy place. While I am not…

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  • REFERENCE

From where you can get the best preschool books?From where you can get the best preschool books?

Outside of the local public library, the best source for preschool books is Scholastic, Inc. I receive great teaching magazines from that company for free. Though they charge for most material, the…

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  • SCIENCE

Explain how different types of waves can be used for communication?

Different types of waves can be used for communication in many ways. The simplest way could be as communication is done using the Morse code, where only the presence or absence of a wave is used to…

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  • EDGAR ALLAN POE

What are Edgar Allan Poe’s stylistic elements?The stylistic elements that Poe uses in his stories…

Edgar Allan Poe uses many different elements of style in his writing. Most commonly, he uses first person narration. You can find first person narration in many of his works, including “The Raven”,…

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  • MACBETH

What kingship and authority was illustrated in Macbeth with Malcolm compared to Edward the…

In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Malcolm flees to England to escape Macbeth’s villainy. At the conclusion of Malcolm’s “test” of Macduff’s loyalty (as Malcolm is concerned that Macduff may still support…

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  • HISTORY OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR

Where can I find a summary or anything that will help me understand the book “History of the…

Apparently we were ripped off… it doesnt exist…

  • EVERYDAY USE

How many different time periods are described in the story?Everyday Use- Alice Walker

“Everyday Use” was written and takes place in present day, 1973. The first page of the story makes reference to Johnny Carson, who hosted The Tonight Show from 1962-1992. The early 1970s were…

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  • MATH

If n is a positive integer such that n! / (n – 2)! = 342, find n.

We are given that n! / (n – 2)! = 342 and we have to find n. Now n! is equal to the product of all integers from 1 to n. Or n!=1*2*3…n. (n-2)! = 1*2*…(n-1) Therefore (n-2)! does not have the…

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  • THE STRANGER

Show specific refrences in The Stranger that you reacted to an idea, mood, or emotion in forms of…

This is a rather open-ended project which may require more time and effort than I have shown here, but here goes: In The Stranger, Camus creates a kind of tragi-comedy featuring his absurd hero…

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  • THE STRANGER

Discuss the last sentence of The Stranger: “I had only to wish that there be a large crowd of…

The Stranger ends with Meursault’s refusal to renounce his actions, his refsual to show remorse for killing the Arab or for not crying at his mother’s funeral. Instead, he hopes for an angry mob…

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  • MATH

Line d1 passes through the points (-2,0) and (0,a). Line d2 passes through the points (4,0) and…

We have two lines, one passing through (-2,0) and (0,a) and the other passing through (4,0) and (6,2) Now the line through (-2,0) and (0,a) is y-0 = [(a-0)/(0+2)] (x+2). y = (a/2)(x+2) The slope of…

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  • MATH

What is the result of log 10(7)*log 10(343)*log 7(100)* log 7( 1000)?

We have to find the result of log 10(7)*log 10(343)*log 7(100)* log 7( 1000). First we use the relation that log x^n = n log x. log 10(7)*log 10(343)*log 7(100)* log 7( 1000) => log 10(7)*log…

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  • MATH

Find all the solutions of x in the quadratic equation: x 2 / 3 + 3 = 2x

x ^2 / 3 + 3 = 2x First we will multiply by 3: ==> 3x^2 / 3 + 3*3 = 3*2x ==> x^2 + 9 = 6x Now we wqill subtract 6x from both sides: ==> x^2 – 6x + 9 = 0 Now we have two options to solve:…

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  • THE NIGHT THOREAU SPENT IN JAIL

Why do playwrights Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee refer to the hero of this play as “The Now…

I think that Thoreau is characterized as “The Now Thoreau” because of the cultural context in which the play was written. One of the fundamental driving forces of the drama is how Thoreau believes…

 


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