How does Shakespeare present Lord and Lady Capulet in Act 4, Scene 5?

How does Shakespeare present Lord and Lady Capulet in Act 4, Scene 5?

  • LAW AND POLITICS

What are the pros and cons of the United States government withholding information from its…

This really depends on the type of information that is being withheld. For example, one major controversy at this time is the so called “ag-gag” laws in which state legislatures are making it…

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  • BIRCHES

How is ambiguity in nature a metaphor for ambiguity in human experience in “Birches”?

In “Birches” by Robert Frost, the central ambiguity is not in nature itself but in human understanding of nature. In a sense, the poem seems informed by Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed…

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  • DESIGN

What is the role of spirituality in “Design” by Robert Frost?

“Design” is a sonnet by Robert Frost that like many of Frost’s works reflects on simple, natural phenomena in a way that illuminates profound philosophical and human issues. The surface level of…

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  • THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR

Distinguish between a “scholar” and “bookworm” according to Emerson.

Books are, to be sure, an important part of a scholar’s training according to Emerson. But a “bookworm,” as he puts it, is someone who places too much stock in the writings of the past, someone…

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  • BUSINESS

If there are 1000 identical individuals in the market, each with the demand for commodity “X”…

When aggregating demand curves, we sum “horizontally”; that is, we add quantities, not prices. Since we assume that there are 1000 independent, identical individuals, all we have to do is multiply…

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  • HISTORY

What were the reasons the South wanted to secede from the Union?

There were several reasons why the South wanted to secede from the Union. One reason had to deal with slavery. The South believed in the concept of slavery. The South was very concerned that…

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  • THE MONKEY’S PAW

How does the author’s reference to The Arabian Nights help advance the plot in “The Monkey’s Paw”?

The reference to the Arabian Nights reinforces the idea that the tale of the monkey’s paw seems like fantasy instead of reality. One Thousand and One Nights or Arabian Nights contains stories…

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  • A SOUND OF THUNDER

In “A Sound of Thunder” by Ray Bradbury, why does Travis work for “Time Safari Inc.”?

The text does not state why Travis or any of the other Time Safari Inc. employees work for the company. It is up to the reader to come up with some possible reasons. One of my reasons for why…

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  • THANATOPSIS

In Thanatopsis, how does the speaker present death in a positive way?

“Thanatopsis” is presented as an elegy, a type of poem that starts with a melancholy tone but ends in a more uplifting way. There are several key shifts in tone in the poem that indicate the…

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  • THE LOTTERY

How does Jackson foreshadow the ending of “The Lottery” in the second and third paragraphs of the…

In “The Lottery,” Jackson uses foreshadowing in the second paragraph by drawing attention to the rocks which will be used in the stoning of Tessie Hutchinson. Bobby Martin stuffs his pockets with…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What are some things that Romeo did in the play Romeo and Juliet?

Romeo is the son of Lord Montague, who has been engaged in a long-running family feud with Lord Capulet. Romeo, in disguise, sneaks into a ball given by Lord Capulet. He sees Juliet, the beautiful…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the differences between special theory of relativity and general theory of relativity?

Special relativity and general relativity are two theories proposed by Albert Einstein, a man widely regarded as the greatest genius of the twentieth century. He proposed the theory of special…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

How did Dan Cody acquire his wealth in The Great Gatsby?

in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dan Cody is Gatsby’s first mentor and role model; in fact, Gatsby changes his name from James Gatz to Jay Gatsby upon meeting Cody on Lake Superior. Cody…

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  • HISTORY

What did Francis Marion achieve, and what other names and titles he was known besides “Swamp Fox”?

Francis Marion was an American Revolutionary War hero who pioneered modern guerrilla warfare and is credited as a forefather to the United States Army Rangers. As an officer in the Continental Army…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

What are some examples of Daisy hiding behind a mask in The Great Gatsby?

Daisy is a debutante who only cares about money. She is a static character in the novel; she doesn’t change from beginning to end. However, the reader’s perception of her might change, as we first…

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  • ODE ON A GRECIAN URN

What is the theme of “Ode on a Grecian Urn” by John Keats?

One major theme of “Ode on a Grecian Urn” is that a beautiful work of art brings comfort and joy to the viewer. In this poem, the narrator gazes at the picture on an ancient Greek urn. It shows a…

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  • SPANISH LANGUAGE

How do I teach Spanish year 3 and Spanish year 4 in the same period?

When I was still in school, my French 4 class shared a time and room with the French 5 class. My teacher had the desks in the classroom organized into groups of four, and French 4 took up one…

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  • THE HANDMAID’S TALE

In The Handmaid’s Tale, one of the main goals of the Gilead Regime seems to be to control and…

In answer to your questions, I would argue that no, the sex and sexuality is not necessarily more regulated and normalized under the regime than it is in our modern society. That said, I would also…

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  • HISTORY

What issue did Daniel Webster and Robert Hayne argue in the Webster-Hayne debate?

The issue that was argued in the debate between Daniel Webster and Robert Hayne was the issue of nullification. The issue that led to this debate was the protective tariff of 1828. South Carolina…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the air speed velocity of an unladen swallow?

An excellent question, though one I believe is asked in jest. Your question references the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The generally accepted appropriate response among fans of the…

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

How does Caroline Bingley’s letter affect Jane? How does it affect Elizabeth?

At the beginning of chapter 24, Miss Bingley sends Jane a letter. While we do not get to read the letter, its contents are summarized for us: Instead of communicating any intention on Bingley’s…

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  • SCIENCE

Where is the chemical energy of sugar stored?

The chemical energy in sugar is stored in the covalent bonds between the atoms that make up the sugar molecule. The sugar that is called glucose is made by plants during the process known as…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

What are the difficulties in the relationship between George and Lennie?

As the lone, long-standing friendship depicted in Of Mice and Men, the relationship between George and Lennie is highly important to the text’s interest in the American social fabric. The problems…

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  • MENDING WALL

In “Mending Wall,” what does Robert Frost portray the hunters as?

In Frost’s poem “Mending Wall,” the speaker says that nature does not love a stone wall and will gradually tear it down. Ice creates gaps in the stones and the unfreezing topples them from the…

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  • THE TRUE CONFESSIONS OF CHARLOTTE DOYLE

What tools that we have now might have helped Charlotte?

Wouldn’t it have been nice for Charlotte to have some of the conveniences we use today! She might never have become trapped on a pirate ship, or at least might have been able to get off much more…

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  • MATH

Find the general solution to the first order differential equation: ydx + (y-x)dy = 0

Hello! Let’s pick up yy as the independent variable. Divide the equation by dydy and obtain y⋅dxdy+y−x=0,y⋅dxdy+y-x=0, or y⋅x'(y)−x(y)+y=0.y⋅x′(y)-x(y)+y=0. Now divide it by y2:y2: y⋅x'(y)−x(y)y2+1y=0.y⋅x′(y)-x(y)y2+1y=0….

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  • REFERENCE

How do you get anything you want for free?

By applying a single concept that is important to the study of economics, it is easy to see that there is no way to get something for free. That principle of economics is known as TINSTAAFL and is…

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  • HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

In “A Psalm of Life,” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, what is not life’s goal?

“A Psalm of Life” is a poem about living in the moment, about seizing the day and taking control of one’s life. The poem is written as a young man’s thoughts on the words of a psalmist. A…

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  • HEALTH

Betty, an 83 year old woman, is bedfast due to a severely broken hip. Unfortunately, she has…

Decubitus ulcers, commonly known as bed sores, occurs when an area of skin is is constantly exposed to rubbing and the skin breaks down. This is often seen in immobile patients who do not move or…

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  • LINGUISTICS

What new and different topic could I use to write a thesis in the field of English Linguistics?

The most recent and active field today in linguistics is how the new electronic media will elicit new paradigms for the study of digital linguistics. In other words, how will such abbreviated…

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  • MACBETH

What does Macbeth say he and Banquo will talk about later in private in Macbeth?

Macbeth tells Banquo that they will discuss the prophecies later. When Macbeth meets the three witches for the first time, he is not alone. He is accompanied by his friend and fellow noble, Banquo….

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  • HISTORY

What message does Fitzgerald send about the American Dream through his characters?

For F. Scott Fitzgerald’s characters, particularly the protagonists of This Side of Paradise and The Great Gatsby, the American Dream of accumulating great wealth and societal status comes at a…

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  • FRISBY AND THE RATS OF NIMH

In Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, why did Jenner leave? What happened to him?

Jenner left the burrow because he didn’t want to destroy the machines, but that was really just the last straw. He and Nicodemus were counterpoints to each other. Whereas Nicodemus was a big…

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  • THE EAGLE

What are the Romantic features of the poem “The Eagle” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson?

Romantic literature tends to focus on the wonders of nature, the importance of the individual and his or her experiences, and intense emotion as a means of establishing truth. “The Eagle,” by…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

Reverend Hale is showing some signs of stress during the second act. Explain the ways that Hale…

Here I will provide you with textual evidence from both Acts and analysis of each piece of evidence. Then, it will be up to you to compare the evidence from the two Acts and draw your conclusions…

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  • MATH

The shadow of a tree standing on a level plane is found to be 50 meters longer when sun’s…

Let x be the length of the shadow when the sun’s angle of elevation is 60 degrees. Then the length of the shadow when the sun’s angle of elevation is 30 degrees will be x+50. We assume that the…

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  • SCIENCE

What cells are found in the respiratory system?

The respiratory epithelium is a tissue that lines the respiratory system. The respiratory epithelium serves as a protective barrier and also provides moisture. Ciliated cells, basal cells, and…

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  • HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

Can you summarize Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “The Singers”?

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow writes about Christian virtues in his poem “The Singers.” He explains that God sent his singers with messages that will touch the hearts of men. Using a lyre as his…

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  • THE STORY OF MY LIFE

What is a character sketch of Arthur Keller in The Story of My Life?

Arthur H. Keller was the father of Helen Keller. He had served as “a captain in the Confederate Army” during the Civil War. He married his first wife and had two sons. He later married his…

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  • THROUGH THE TUNNEL

Identify one quality of Jerry’s that helps him reach his goal?

Jerry is persistent, and this quality certainly helps him to achieve his goal of swimming, like the older boys did, through the tunnel in the rock. He is persistent when he approaches his mother…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Explain the confrontation between Lula and the Finch kids.

In To Kill a Mockingbird, racial tensions are high. African American people and whites have separate water fountains, entrances, neighborhoods, and churches. In this time period in the South,…

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  • SCIENCE

What do calories have to do with cellular respiration?

Calories are units of energy. Another common unit of energy is the joule. We commonly use these in relation to food or our body’s requirement, such as 2500-3000 calories are needed per day by an…

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  • HISTORY

How are W.E.B Du Bois and Booker T. Washington different, other than biographical differences?

Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois were famous African-American leaders around 1900. Both men had different ideas regarding how African-Americans should get equal rights. Booker T. Washington…

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  • SCIENCE

During winter, why is there condensation on kitchen windows?

Condensation takes place when warm air comes in contact with colder and dry air. During the winter months, the outside temperature is less as compared to our homes. This is due to the insulation we…

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  • CHINUA ACHEBE

What is the tone of “Marriage Is a Private Affair”?

Tone is the author’s attitude toward the topic. Despite the fact that the short story “Marriage Is a Private Affair” is about very sensitive events, Chinua Achebe remains mostly objective and…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Why does Mr. Avery believe it has snowed?

Mr. Avery is the Finches’ heavyset, superstitious neighbor who is notorious for peeing off of his front porch at night. In Chapter 8, Maycomb, Alabama is hit with unusually cold weather. Mr. Avery…

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  • REFERENCE

What is a multidisciplinary team assessment?

Multidisciplinary teams have members in multiple fields that assess various aspects or problems involved in a certain situation. The fields included in the multidisciplinary assessment depend on…

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  • DOCTOR FAUSTUS

Could you explain the following lines in Doctor Faustus: “See, see, where Christ’s blood…

To understand these lines from Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe, you first need to appreciate the circumstance in which he finds himself. He has sold his soul to the devil in order to obtain…

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  • BUSINESS

Explain the concept of price elasticity of demand. Choose two goods and explain why they might…

Price elasticity of demand is a very important concept for people who run businesses. It has to do with how much the quantity demanded of a product will change when its price changes. Therefore,…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

How does Shakespeare present Lord and Lady Capulet in Act 4, Scene 5?

Shakespeare portrays Lord and Lady Capulet as distraught parents who have lost their most beloved daughter to death in Act IV, Scene v. When they come to find Juliet dead on the morning of her…

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