How does Romeo’s love for Juliet create conflict between the two families?

How does Romeo’s love for Juliet create conflict between the two families?

  • AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE

Define the term allusion, then reread the following section: “Peyton Farquhar was a well to…

An allusion is when a writer makes an indirect reference to another text, person, or event, in order to enrich the meaning of h/er own text. The writer expects that h/er audience will have enough…

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  • SCIENCE

Why are flamingos pink?

Flamingos are born with gray feathers. They turn pink in the wild because of their diet. They eat brine shrimp and algae that contain a class of compounds called carotenoids, such as the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, how is Calpurnia’s character used to exemplify the accepting and…

The Finches treat Calpurnia well compared to the way most of Maycomb treats black servants. Atticus treats Calpurnia with respect and expects his children to do so as well. We learn that the rest…

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  • MATH

HELP!!I don’t understand this very much. Write the algebraic equations. 1. The difference of 3…

The difference of 3 times a number 5. This is stated however I wonder if there is supposed to be an “and” 5. So first thing you want to do is define a variable. Let x = the number, therefore the…

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  • MACBETH

How has Macbeth been tricked from the three apparitions?

The first apparition doesn’t really trick him. It says, “Beware Macduff; / Beware the thane of Fife.” This is straightforward enough. It doesn’t say why, but it is very clear that he should fear…

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  • TWO KINDS

Based on the selection, which character trait is highly valued in the Chinese culture?

Jing-mei’s mother wants her to be a prodigy. Their relationship during Jing-mei’s childhood and adolescence is defined by her mother’s unrealistically high expectations for her daughter. Her mother…

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  • SCIENCE

Help Me Please Q: Arrange the following organs of respiratory system in proper sequence through…

Hello! The answer for this specific question is Nostril(s) – Nasal Cavity(ies) – Trachea – Lungs. But let’s describe briefly what they are and what is skipped in this list. There are two nostrils…

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  • THE TELL-TALE HEART

“The Tell-Tale Heart” is suitable for 8th graders for two reasons: 8th graders are mature enough…

Three reasons “The Tell-Tale Heart” is appropriate for 8th graders could include: 1) 8th graders are mature enough to read it 2) 8th graders are already exposed to more violence in today’s society…

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  • A SOUND OF THUNDER

What type of Safari does Time Safari Inc. arrange for their customers in “A Sound of Thunder?”

Time Safari arranges safaris to any year in the past to shoot any animal you want. The sign at the entrance tells you pretty much all you need to know about what safaris are offered. TIME SAFARI,…

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  • WALT WHITMAN

What is the historical context of the poem “The Artilleryman’s Vision” by Walt Whitman?

Though Walt Whitman himself never participated in combat, he was a nurse in Washington D.C. during the Civil War. There, he treated many soldiers who had been wounded in combat. The soldiers shared…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

What makes Odysseus give in to the witch, Circe’s, enticements?

First, he appears to give in to her because he wishes to redeem his men, whom she has turned into swine (and he is protected with the mole that Hermes gave to him). This done, she bids them to…

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  • THE STORY OF MY LIFE

How does Helen give examples to prove the statement that ”man only is interesting to man”?

Helen’s statement that “‘man only is interesting to man’” is one that is against modern reliance on technology and machinery. The statement means that in the end, humans are fascinated with the…

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  • THE GIVER

In the novel The Giver by Lowis Lowry, what is the significance of the “unscheduled holiday” at…

By Chapter 17 we now see that every community member’s time is scheduled fairly rigidly. There does not appear to be much individual choice about how to spend one’s time. While children do have…

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  • HISTORY

How did President Franklin Roosevelt re-define the meaning of economic freedom over the course of…

Franklin Roosevelt redefined the concept of economic freedom during the New Deal. Before Franklin Roosevelt became President, President Hoover followed a laissez-faire economic policy. This meant…

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  • SCIENCE

How many hydrogen cations will be in a solution if you start dissolving 3.4 moles of phosphoric…

Phosphoric acid has a chemical formula of H3PO4H3PO4 . Assuming it dissociates completely, it will release 3 moles of hydrogen cations for every mole of phosphoric acid dissolved, according to the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Do Scout and Dill stay together to fulfill their promised marriage in the future?

This is a good question. The answer in short is we do not know. In a humorous section of the book, Scout and Dill become good friends. Within this context, a crush develops as Dill promises to…

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  • THE RANSOM OF RED CHIEF

Describe how Red Chief behaves during his first night as a captive in “The Ransom of Red Chief”?

During his first night as the captive, Johnny Dorset behaves as anything but the victim. With an unleashed imagination, he transforms himself into the proverbial “wild Indian” who terrorizes his…

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  • MOCKINGJAY

Is there a man vs nature conflict in the book Mockingjay?

This is a tricky question, as man vs. nature is likely the hardest type of conflict to identify in Mockingjay. That said, I think there are a couple examples that could fit that category in a…

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  • SCIENCE

What evidence for plate motion is provided by tectonics?

Plate tectonics can be inferred by the consequences that occur at the contact between the plates. There are two types of contact between tectonic plates: rift contact type and subduction contact…

  • THE COLOR OF WATER

What does James compare his mother’s singing to?

In Chapter Six, James relates how his mother loved singing in church. He remembers her love for God and for the hymns that she butchered, asserting that her singing voice sounded like a cross…

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  • HISTORY

What year did Russia ally with Germany?

In answering this question, we need to establish a couple of points. I assume you are referring to World War II. We also must clarify what is meant by the word “ally” in this answer. In 1939, the…

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  • SCIENCE

Matter that has atoms which are tightly packed together is in a state called

Solids represent the state of matter in which atoms are very tightly bound to each other. Other states of matter are liquid and gases. In the case of liquids, the atoms are somewhat loosely bound…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

How does Shakespeare develop Juliet’s character in Act 1, Scene 3, Lines 64-100?

In lines 65-100 of Act 1, Scene 3, Juliet’s mother, Lady Capulet, informs her that Paris, a suitor, will be attending the festivities that evening and that Juliet should consider Paris as a likely…

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  • HISTORY

How did the increase in trade result in the growth of towns and cities throughout Europe?

Economic gain has been a strong indicator of human activity for centuries. Increased trade can be examined through markets and labor need. People will gravitate to populated areas when trade…

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  • SCIENCE

4.77 x 10^30 hydrogen cations were found in a solution. How many grams of phosphoric acid were…

Phosphoric acid has a chemical formula of H3PO4. That means, each mole of phosphoric acid contains 3 moles of hydrogen atoms. Also, each mole of a substance contains an Avogadro’s number of atoms…

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  • SCIENCE

How many hydrogen atoms are in 3.22 x 10^23 molecules of glucose?

Glucose has the chemical formula C6H12O6C6H12O6 . Each molecule of glucose contains 12 hydrogen atoms, so the number of hydrogen atoms is therefore 12 times the number of molecules: 12 x (3.22 x…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

In the novel The Outsiders, what are five aspects connected to the theme of friendship?

Loyalty: The relationship between the members of the Greasers demonstrates their loyalty to one another. For example, even though Ponyboy feels ill and Dally is injured, both boys fight in the…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

How is Squealer able to convince the other animals to accept whatever Napoleon decides?

Squealer uses a number of time-honored propaganda techniques to convince the animals of whatever Napoleon desires. The first is simply the fact that he is an eloquent speaker. He is described as…

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  • SCIENCE

How many hydroxide ions are there in 3.5 grams of calcium hydroxide?

To find out how many hydroxide ions are in 3.5 grams of calcium hydroxide you must first find out how many formula units of calcium hydroxide are present. Calcium hydroxide has the formula…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What passages in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird describe Scout believing that there is…

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, one of the best passages depicting Scout’s understanding of prejudices in Maycomb County is found in Chapter 23, soon after her Aunt Alexandra denies her…

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  • SCIENCE

How many ammonium ions are in 2.9x 10^30 formula units of ammonium sulfate?

Ammonium Sulfate has the formula (NH4)2SO4(NH4)2SO4 The ammonium ion is NH+4NH4+ . Each formula unit of ammonium sulfate contains two ammoniun ions. The total number of ammonium ions is therefore 2…

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  • THE PEARL

What is the song that Kino hears in his head in The Pearl?

Kino hears many songs in his head throughout the course of the novella The Pearl. In the beginning of the novella he hears the “Song of the Family”. This happens when he is feeling peaceful and…

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  • THE MINISTER’S BLACK VEIL

How is Mr. Hooper a Romantic character?

Mr. Hooper is a Romantic character both because he rejects social norms and because he is, in turn, rejected by the society to whose norms he will not adhere. Covering his face is a clear…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, what are the benefits of being isolated?

There are several characters in To Kill a Mockingbird who benefit from being isolated, including Miss Maudie, Jem, Scout, and Boo Radley. These characters are isolated from the typical racist…

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  • THE MINISTER’S BLACK VEIL

How is Mr. Hooper from “The Minister’s Black Veil” a Romantic character?

There are three ways in which a character can fit the “Romantic hero” archetype, and Mr. Hooper embodies all of them. First, he rejects social norms. Socially, we tend to keep our faces –…

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  • REFERENCE

What does it mean to be “living”?

From a biological perspective, organisms need to display key characteristics in order to be considered living. The acronym “MR.GOSEA” can be used to remember the characteristics of life. These…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

Should Candy have shot the dog himself rather than letting Carlson shoot him?

Candy may have felt that he should have shot his dog himself, but he was probably wiser to let Carlson do the job, if he was going to allow the dog to be shot at all. Candy has only one hand. In…

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  • THE NECKLACE

In what way are the borrowed necklace and Madame Loisel’s dreams of life in high society the same…

In the short story “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant, the dreams of Madame Loisel to be a member of wealthy society turn out to be just like the borrowed necklace: they are both…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

How do family values influence the decisions made by young people in Romeo and Juliet?

The traditional family values of the Capulets lead Juliet to make somewhat irrational, misinformed decisions. Being a wealthy family, the Capulets value social status and obedience. These values…

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  • SCIENCE

Explain two ways bacteria are beneficial for humans.

Bacteria are microscopic organisms of micron dimensions, that is of the order of 10^-6 m. Bacteria can be beneficial to us, but can also cause health and non-health related issues. Some of the…

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  • SCIENCE

Which molecules carry energy to the light-independent reactions?

To understand which molecules carry energy to the light independent reactions, one must first look at how photosynthesis in plants operates. Photosynthesis is made up of two steps, the light…

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  • BUD, NOT BUDDY

Discuss “Rules and Things: Number 16,” found in chapter 7. If a Grownup Ever Starts a Sentence…

In chapter 7 of Bud, Not Buddy, Bud goes to the library to ask Miss Hill for some help. Miss Hill was the librarian that Bud knew back when his mother was alive. She was very helpful then, and…

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  • HISTORY

Why did the number of immigrants decrease after 1901?

While there were attempts to regulate immigration to the United States as early as 1903, the real impact on immigration came in the 1920s and 1930s. In the early 1900s, some laws were passed…

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  • ARABY

What do you understand about the contemporary status of religion from the description of the priest?

In “Araby,” the narrator explains that the priest who lived in the house before his family had died there, in the drawing room. Further, he says that he found the priest’s rusty bicycle pump out…

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  • HISTORY

What are three weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation? How did the Constitution overcome…

There were several weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation. One was that the government created by the Articles of Confederation was a very weak government. There was a huge concern about…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

What is the author trying to convey or achieve by using imagery in The Great Gatsby?

Typically, one of the main goals of imagery is to help the reader to really sense what it is like to see or smell or hear or taste or touch the thing described. Fitzgerald often employs imagery…

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  • HISTORY

Why did the Cold War intensify and then wane during the decade of the 1980s?

In the 1980s, the Cold War intensified for a period of time. However, by the end of the decade, the Cold War was over. There are some factors to explain this. When Ronald Reagan ran for President,…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are three examples of Mrs. Dubose showing courage in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Mrs. Dubose is a feisty old woman who has suffered from an illness for a very long time. She knows that she is going to die soon, so she has Atticus draw up her will. While discussing the will with…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

How does Romeo’s love for Juliet create conflict between the two families?

First of all, the main conflict between the families existed long before the couple ever met. The play begins with the two families having a fight. It is also important to know that the tragedy of…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

The paragraph, in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, beginning “She was the first nice girl”…

The key to understanding the quote specified in the question — “She was the first ‘nice’ girl he had ever known” — lies in one’s memory of having read the chapters that preceded the one (Chapter…

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