How does the animal cell transport water?

How does the animal cell transport water?

  • THE COLD EQUATIONS

Are the pilot’s actions in “The Cold Equations” “good” actions or “bad” actions?…

I think you could make an argument for either case, depending on whose point of view you consider. From the point of view of the girl, Marilyn, who stows away on the spaceship, the pilot’s actions…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

I need to write an essay on Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. I am writing about how I can…

Your thesis statement is usually one sentence that identifies the subject/topic of your essay and discusses the main idea. In your case, because you mentioned that you want to write about how you…

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  • THE GIVER

What does it mean to be “politically correct” in The Giver?

According to dictionary.com, the definition of politically correct is, Showing an effort to make broad social and political changes to redress injustices caused by prejudice. It often…

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  • THE METAMORPHOSIS
  1. Is Gregor’s death satisfactory? 2. Discuss the transformation. What does it represent and…

Interesting questions! In Franz Kafka’s story “The Metamorphosis” the unusual events and attitudes incite numerous questions in the readers’ minds. Although the book was first published…

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  • HISTORY

What was the effect of European technology on indigenous people?

When the Europeans began the settlement of America, in the late fifteenth and sixteenth century, they gave many new ideas and technologies to the native population. This process, known as the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How can I compare and contrast Aunt Alexandra’s mothering to that of Calpurnia?

Aunt Alexandra and Calpurnia are similar in some ways in their approach to childrearing, but different in others. Calpurnia is the Finch’s African American cook and housekeeper who cares for Jem…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

(“A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner) If you were one of the characters who had been part of…

As the druggist, I would have demanded to know what Emily was going to use the poison for. And if she claimed it would be used to kill rats, but I was still suspicious, I might try to contact Tobe…

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  • 1984

Why did Winston not come to Julia’s aid when she was being beaten?

In Part 2, Chapter 10, of 1984, Winston and Julia’s rebellion against the party is dramatically exposed and the Thought Police surround them in the room above Mr Charrington’s shop. During their…

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  • SCIENCE

What is quantum degeneracy pressure? Include examples of both electron and neutron degeneracy…

Quantum degeneracy pressure is closely related to a separate concept, the Pauli Exclusion Principle, which is responsible for a great number of phenomena that we observe in chemistry and physics,…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

Explain how Ponyboy’s experiences aid in his growth.

At the outset of the story, Ponyboy has already been through a great deal. He has lost his parents and dealt with seeing his older brother sacrifice his own future in order to support his two…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Compare and contrast Aunt Alexandra and Calpurnia in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird.

Aunt Alexandra is Atticus Finch’s sister, while Calpurnia is the Finch’s African-American cook and housekeeper. These two characters both share similar qualities, but differ in many aspects….

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

When Montresor says “Yes, I said, let us be gone,” what irony is this showing?

Throughout this short story, the reader sees examples of irony. Throughout the story, Fortunato, who’s name is also an example of irony, presses Montresor to continue moving on. This is an example…

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  • THE SNIPER

In the story “The Sniper” by Liam O’Flaherty, what do these actions reveal about the character of…

The sniper feels it is necessary to kill the old woman in order to protect himself. She informs the enemy in the armored car of the sniper’s position. So, as appalling as it is, the sniper kills…

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  • MATH

How many 7-digit numbers are there in which every digit is a 6 or a 7 and no two 7s are adjacent?

Hello! Let’s denote  = the quantity of n-digit numbers in which every digit is a 6 or a 7 and no two 7s are adjacent. We are interested in  . Also, denote  = the quantity of n-digit…

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  • MACBETH

I’m writing a persuasive essay on Macbeth and need help stating the ambition and conscience of…

Ambition and its influence on characters’ conscience in Macbeth is an important issue to be discussed. Macbeth’s ambition to become the King of Scotland and overthrow Duncan leads him to commit…

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  • SCIENCE

What are 10 reasons for why science is cool?

Here is a list of why science is cool: Science helps you explain the phenomena around you, such as how glaciers are formed or how we get fruits from a plant. Science enables critical thinking and…

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  • THE GLASS MENAGERIE

Why would The Glass Menagerie be recommended to a drama club?

Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie is, first of all, a play whose universal appeal will gain the attention of young audiences, and hopeful actors as well. Second, the stage directions are…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Describe the setting and atmosphere when Mercutio dies in Romeo and Juliet?

At the top of Act III, Mercutio, Benvolio, and men enter the scene. It is described as “a public place” (III.i). However, many of the stage directions in Shakespeare’s plays were added after…

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  • FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON

What are the first signs of regression that Charlie, in “Flowers for Algenon” by Daniel Keyes,…

In spite of Charlie’s research and hope for a cure for Algernon’s regression, Charlie realizes that there is none. In “Flowers for Algernon,” by Daniel Keyes, Charlie’s intelligence reaches a level…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the TWO types of movement of the earth? How are they different from one another?

Earth has two different types of motions. Earth rotates on its own axis and this type of motion is called rotation. Earth also rotates around the sun in an elliptical orbit and such motion is…

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  • A TALE OF TWO CITIES

In A Tale of Two Cities, why does Sydney Carton say to Miss Mannette, “A dream, all a dream, that…

Sydney Carton has lived a dissolute life of drink and laziness. His lack of ambition is a result of the desire to refuse to do too much in order to reach any kind of worthwhile goal. However, in…

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  • THE GIVER

Describe the life structure of the community in The Giver by explaining the rules from the…

The society of The Giver is one that values sameness above individuality, emotions are controlled, and memories of the past are eliminated. There are rigid parameters for this community and rules…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What color is Boo Radley? Can you give me a race, or just white or black?

Boo Radley is white, and there are several context clues that tell us his race. First of all, the Radleys lived just down the street from Atticus, Jem, and Scout. During this time of the 1930’s,…

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  • A DOLL’S HOUSE

What are the nicknames that Torvald gives Nora in Act One of A Doll’s House?

In A Doll’s House, Torvald is married to Nora. He has several nicknames for her, including lark or skylark and squirrel. Often they are accompanied by diminutives like sweet or little. These…

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  • SCIENCE

An alien spacecraft in an elliptical orbit about Earth might possess which of the following…

  1. The elliptically-orbiting object definitely has the earth at one of the foci – this is a fundamental aspect of elliptical orbits. The more elliptical the orbit, the farther the primary focus…

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  • SCIENCE

How was the universe formed?

Among the various competing cosmological models of the evolution of universe, the Big Bang theory is the most widely accepted model. According to this model, the universe started off from a…

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  • BUSINESS

How does planning facilitate control in business?

Planning facilitates control in business in that it defines parameters or boundaries in which a business should and often must operate within to remain viable. These parameters impose controls on…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What do we learn about Scout Finch’s home life in the beginning To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee?

Scout lives with her older brother, Jem, and her father. Calpurnia is the family cook, and she helps to raise Scout and Jem. She is strict with Scout, which the little girl does not like. When…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

In Romeo and Juliet, explain how Lord Capulet feels after Juliet’s refusal to marry Paris.

Lord Capulet is extremely upset by what he feels is Juliet’s disobedience and disrespect. Although Juliet thanks him for having arranged her marriage to Paris as she says, ‘out of Love’ she refuses…

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  • SCIENCE

In what stage does the cell spend most of its time?

Out of the traditional 5 phases (interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase; IPMAT) the cell spends most of its time in interphase. Interphase is considered the “normal” time in the…

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  • LETTERS TO A YOUNG POET

In letter 10 what is Rilke’s central theme? What do you believe Kappus asked him?

Letter Ten is the final letter from Rainer Maria Rilke to Franz Kappus and its central theme is, really, a reiteration of much of what Rilke has spoken of already in his previous letters: solitude…

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  • SCIENCE

Where is the genetic material in a eukaryote stored?

The most obvious answer, and the one that it usually being sought when this question is asked, is that genetic material is stored in the nucleus of the eukaryotic cell. The name “eukaryote” means…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Why is the UN important?

The United Nations is a very important organization. At the end of World War I, the League of Nations was created to try to prevent wars by having nations discuss solutions to their problems…

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  • SCIENCE

Where is DNA found

DNA is the abbreviation for deoxyribonucleic acid. It is the central molecule in heredity in that it is copied and passed on to new cells during the cell replication cycle. Each monomer unit of…

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  • SCIENCE

What covers the trachea so food doesn’t enter the lungs?

The structure that covers the trachea so that food does not enter the lungs is called the epiglottis. It is basically a flap of tissue that sits at the very top of the trachea at the very back of…

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  • SCIENCE

With a fixed amount of water does it take less energy to raise the temperature for example from…

It takes slightly more heat energy to raise the temperature of a fixed amount of water from 10 to 15 degrees Celsius than from 40-45 degrees Celsius, at constant pressure, although the difference…

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  • A WHITE HERON

Is the hunter an antagonist or a minor character?

The hunter is not the antagonist of the story because he is simply a representative of the real antagonist: society. Sylvia, the protagonist, is very much a representative of nature. She is often…

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  • HISTORY

What happened when Hitler invaded Poland?

Many things happened after Germany invaded Poland. The most likely answer to this question, though, is that France and Great Britain declared war on Germany. This is typically seen as the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What ten items does Scout find in To Kill a Mockingbird?

In chapter 4, Scout passes the Radley Place while walking home from school. Inside the tree at the edge of the Radley yard she notices tinfoil sticking out of a knothole. Scout finds two sticks of…

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  • RULES OF THE GAME

What is the central conflict of “The Rules of the Game,” by Amy Tan?

The central conflict in the story, “Rule of the Game,” is the conflict between mother and daughter. Waverly wants to break free from her mother and wants more independence. What compounds this…

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  • A JURY OF HER PEERS

Who is Mr. Wright’s wife in “A Jury of Her Peers?”

Mr. Wright is the man found dead in his home. His wife is Minnie Wright, the main suspect in his murder. But Martha Hale also refers to her as Minnie Foster. This was her maiden name. Her married…

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  • SCIENCE

A force of 10 N is used to push a shopping cart 10 M. How much work is done

Hello! If a force F applied to an object has the same direction as object’s displacement S, then work is equal to their product,  In our case F=10 N, S=10 m so the work is 10*10=100…

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  • THE DEFENDER OF THE FAITH

Sergeant Marx finds himself in many dilemmas because he is trying to reconcile three roles–top…

In “Defender of the Faith,” the reader is introduced to a very complex, dynamic protagonist by the name of Sergeant Marx. At first, Sgt. Marx appears to be a well-trained and heroic soldier,…

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  • ELIE WIESEL

In Night, why is author Elie Wiesel summoned to the dentist?

Elie Wiesel was summoned to the dentist in Night because he had a gold crown on one of his teeth. Today most crowns are made out of porcelain, but during Wiesel’s time, crowns were made from gold….

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  • HISTORY

What obstacles stood in the way of realizing William Berkley’s vision for Virginia?

As one historian puts it, Berkeley, the royal governor of Virginia from 1642-1677 (with a hiatus from 1652-1660 due to the English Civil War) imagined a Virginia characterized by “a diversified…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In chapter four, what effect on Jack does the paint on his face produce?

Jack first talks about painting faces in chapter three, excitedly talking about how they can paint their faces and then sneak up on the pigs while they are sleeping. In the next chapter, Jack is…

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  • SCIENCE

I’m doing a science project and we have to make up a list of ways to “go green.” This is my list:…

Well, that’s quite an impressive list. You have included a number of great and doable steps. I personally like the idea of saving on the electricity bill through a programmable thermostat….

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  • LITERATURE

What are some SMART objectives for a support group organization that has objectives for…

SMART is a mnemonic acronym (specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time-based) that seeks a specific, rather than a general, goal in business or project management. Such a goal can…

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  • THE MINISTER’S BLACK VEIL

What would the impact have been if the veil were white or some color other than black?

To understand this, we need to look at what colors often symbolize in literature. Here are some meanings colors have that go beyond what we see: White—purity, innocence, goodness, light…

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  • SCIENCE

How does the animal cell transport water?

The cell membrane is responsible for the transport of molecules and ions into and out of a cell and by doing so, acts like a crossing guard directing traffic. It is called selectively permeable…

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