How does the author develop the character of Simon Wheeler in the "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of…

# How does the author develop the character of Simon Wheeler in the "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of…

• THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY

How does the author develop the character of Simon Wheeler in the “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of…

The way the character of Simon Wheeler is developed is primarily through the tone that Twain has him recount his hilarious “tall tale” about the aforementioned frog. Note what the narrator tells us…

• ESSAY LAB

How would you write a well structured thesis stating that Franco Zeffirelli’s version of the film…

I would start by stating that the medium (cinema) used by Zeffirelli is radically different from that Shakespeare thought of when he wrote Hamlet (the theatre). Cinema has different techniques and…

• MATH

Find P(x)if P(3)=2 and if P(x) is divided by x-3 the quotient is x^2+3x-5

We have P(3) = 2 and when P(x) is divided by x-3 the quotient is x^2 + 3x – 5. Let the remainder when P(x) is divided by x-3 be R. So P(x) / (x – 3) = x^2 + 3x – 5 + R => P(x) = (x^2 + 3x – 5…

• POETRY

can you help me in the explanation for Edward Dowden’s poem First Love ? thank you in…

Sixth stanza : In this stanza , the poet is describing how happy and joyful he is . he likened himself to a person who has received millions of gifts . a person who is overwhelmed of what he saw ….

• MATH

Simplify the complex number (13+14i)^2

We have to simplify (13+14i)^2. (13+14i)^2 => (13+14i)*(13+14i) multiply all the terms => 13*13 + 13*14i + 13*14i + 14i*14i => 169 + 364i + 196*i^2 As i^2 = 1 => 169 – 196 + 364i =>…

• MATH

Prove that (2^3n)-1 is divisible by 7.

We have to prove that 2^(3n) – 1 is divisible by 7. Now 2^(3n)-1 = (2^3)^n-1 = 8^n – 1 = (8 – 1)(8^(n-1) + 8^(n-2) + … + 8^0) We have 8-1 =7 Therefore 7 is a factor of all the terms in (8 -…

• KATHERINE MANSFIELD

What do Mansfield’s “The Little Governess” and “The Tiredness of Rosabel” tell us about women’s…

Interestingly, both of these stories feature female protagonists who are variously trapped in positions of poverty, dependence and oppression of various types. Note how in “The Little Governess”…

• MATH

Complete the square then solve the equation : x^2+2x+7=0

We have the equation x^2+2x+7=0. x^2+2x+7=0 => x^2 + 2x + 1 + 6 = 0 => (x + 1)^2 + 6 = 0 => (x + 1)^2 = -6 => x + 1 = – i* sqrt 6 and x +1 = i*sqrt 6 => x = -1 + i*sqrt 6 and x = -1…

• IN ANOTHER COUNTRY

In “In Another Country,” why is the narrator in Milan?

In this famous short story by Ernest Hemingway, the unnamed narrator is a young American who has served in the Italian army during World War I. He has been wounded in action and is living in Milan…

• MATH

Calculate the indefinite integral of the function (x+1)*(e^-x).

We’ll integrate by parts. For this reason, we’ll consider the formula: Int udv = u*v – Int vdu (*) We’ll put u = x+1. (1) We’ll differentiate both sides: du = dx (2) We’ll put dv = e^-x (3) We’ll…

• MATH

Find x if |3x+6|=9

We have the absolute value of (3x + 6) = 9 Now | 3x + 6| = 3x + 6 if 3x+6>=0 And | 3x +6| = -(3x + 6) is 3x + 6<0 Let’s take the first case: 3x + 6 = 9 => 3x = 3 => x = 1 Also, 3*1 + 6…

• MATH

Evaluate the integral of function y=cos2x/cos^2x*sin^2x.

We have y = cos 2x / (cos x)^2*(sin x)^2 y = cos 2x / (cos x)^2*(sin x)^2 => [(cos x)^2 – (sin x)^2] / (cos x)^2*(sin x)^2 => 1/ (sin x)^2 – 1/ (cos x)^2 Now the integral of 1/ (sin x)^2 =…

• MATH

Find f(x) if f'(x)=4x^3+2x

We have f'(x) = 4x^3 + 2x Now to find f(x) we have to integrate f'(x) = 4x^3 + 2x Int [f'(x)] = f(x) = Int[ 4x^3 + 2x] => Int 4x^3 + Int 2x => 4x^4 / 4 + 2x^2 / 2 +C => x^4 + x^2 +C…

• PHILIP LARKIN

Please comment on the theme of the poem “Wants” by Philip Larkin.

In his poem “Wants,” Philip Larkin expresses his “wish to be alone.” The poet desires to be freed from the many obligations and expectations that society imposes upon him. He yearns to be free of…

• AND OF CLAY ARE WE CREATED

Compare “And of Clay Are We Created” by Isabel Allende and “Clay” by James Joyce.

I think the way to take this question would be to consider the role of clay and its significance in both works as a symbol. In “Clay,” the clay that Maria “wins” in the game when the children’s…

• MATH

What is x if f(x)=2x^2-1 and g(x)=x-1 if fog=0

We have f(x)=2x^2-1 and g(x)= x-1, fog(x )= f(g(x)) = f( x-1) = 2(x-1)^2 – 1 => 2*(x^2 + 1 – 2x) – 1 => 2x^2 + 2 – 4x – 1 => 2x^2 – 4x + 1 As fog(x ) = 0 => 2x^2 – 4x + 1 = 0 x1 = [ -b…

• MATH

Given f(x)=(5/2)*x*(x+2)^1/2, find a,b,c if F(x)=(ax^2+bx+c)*(x+2)^1/2 is the antiderivative of…

f(x)=(5/2)*x*(x+2)^1/2, find a,b,c if F(x)=(ax^2+bx+c)*(x+2)^1/2 is the antiderivative of f(x). We first find the integral f(x)=(5/2)*x*(x+2)^1/2 . F(x) = Int f(x) dx = int (5/2)*x*(x+2)^1/2* dx….

• DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT

Discuss “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night” by Dylan Thomas as an elegy.

Great question. What is interesting about this intensely memorable poem is that a typical elegy is a poem that mourns a death that has already occurred. Dylan Thomas creates something rather…

• MATH

If A(1;-2) B(3;t) C(9;-3) determine t for the angle BAC=90 degrees

We have the three points A(1,-2) B(3, t) and C(9,-3). We have to find t for the angle BAC to be equal to 90 degree. Now in the triangle ABC if , angle BAC is equal to 90 degree, according to the…

• ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING

What is the meaning of the sonnet “Beloved, thou hast brought me many flowers”?

Unfortunately, because you asked multiple questions, I have been forced to abide by enotes regulations and edit your question down to just one. Please remember that it is not permitted to ask more…

• MATH

Solve the equation (n+1)! + n! = 35(n-1)!

We have to solve (n+1)! + n! = 35(n-1)! (n+1)! + n! = 35(n-1)! => (n +1)n! + n! = 35 n!/n => n + 1 + 1 = 35/n => n + 2 = 35/n => n^2 + 2n – 35 =0 => n^2 + 7n – 5n – 35 =0 => n(n +…

• AS YOU LIKE IT

Which qualities of Duke Senior will be revealed by the answers given by him to Orlando’s…

First, here’s the passage to which your question refers: Duke Senior Sit down and feed, and welcome to our table. Orlando Speak you so gently? Pardon me, I pray you; I thought that all things had…

• MATH

Prove that 1/1*2 + 1/2*3 + .. + 1/(n-1)*n = (n-1)/n

We’ll apply the principle of mathematical induction to prove the equality. We’ll put P(n):1/1*2 + 1/2*3 + .. + 1/(n-1)*n = (n-1)/n For n = 1, we’ll have: P(1): 1/1*2 = (1-1)/1 1/2 = 0 For n = 1,…

• THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

What is a quote that best captures the essence of Jim?

“I do believe he cared just as much for his people as white folks does for their’n.” This quote is Huck’s comment on Jim, capturing the essence of Jim’s value as a human being is at least on…

• ESSAY LAB

What is a good thesis statement for The Glass Menagerie?

First of all, you will need to decide upon a narrower topic regarding Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie. So, perhaps by going to the links here on enotes, you can read about theme,…

• MATH

Find the integral of square root of (x^2+4x-5)

To find the integral of square root of (x^2+4x-5). Int f(x)dx = Int ((x^2+4x+5) dx. Int f(x) dx = Int sqrt{x+2)^2 -2^2-9} dx Int f(x)dx = Int sqrt{ x+2)^2-3^2} dx. Int f(x)dx = Int sqrt(t^2-a^2)…

• MATH

Write the quadratic equation that has one root (1-i)(2+i).

Given one root of the quadratic equation is (1-i)(2+i) . (1-i)(2+i) = 2+i-2i-i^2 = 2-i+1 , as i^2 = -1. => (1-i)(2+i) = 3 – i is the given root. Therefore the other root is 3+i, as complex roots…

• MATH

Solve the equation 1/(1+lgx) + 3/(3+lgx)=2 .

1/(1+ lgx) + 3/(3+lgx) = First we will rewrite using the common denominator. ==> (3+lgx) + 3(1+lgx) = 2(1+lgx)(3+lgx) Now we will expand the brackets. ==> 3+ lgx + 3 + 3lgx = 2(3 +lgx + 3lgx…

• MATH

What is x if [8^(x+1)]^1/2=[4^(2-x)]^1/3?

8^(x+1)]^1/2 = 4^(2-x)^1/3 First we will rewrite the exponents. We know that 8= 2^3 and 4= 2^2 ==> [2^3^(x+1)]^1/2 =[ 2^2^(2-x)]^1/3 Now we know that x^a^b = x^a*b ==> [ 2^(3x+3)]^1/2 =…

• ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING

ANALYSIS Beloved, thou has brought me many flowers XLIV sonnetIs the speaker happy to receive her…

In the past, she has clearly been happy to get flowers from her beloved. We can see this because she contrasts the times when she got flowers with the current situation in which something has gone…

• LITERATURE

Which theory could be used in comparison with the Orientalist theory?

Since Said’s Orientalism is broken down into three historical phases, I would use New Historicism as a comparison with this theory. You could also use post-colonialism as some of these issues…

• ETHAN FROME

Based on what she tells us in the novel’s introduction, what is Edith Wharton presuming about her…

In her introduction, Wharton explains that sometimes a story doesn’t have to have complicated characters and a deeply symbolic storyline in order to make a point. This idea was met with some…

• THINGS FALL APART

In Chapter 7 of Things Fall Apart, why does Nwoye pretend to be annoyed?

Chapter Seven begins by talking about the massive impact having Ikemefuna living in his household has had upon Nwoye. Nwoye and Ikemefuna now spend their evenings together with Okonkwo in his hut,…

• THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

How is the expectation of marriage (at the time) shown in the “interview” scene with Lady…

In The Importance of Being Earnest the social expectations of marriage are very evident in the interview that Lady Bracknell conducts to determine whether Jack (Ernest) Worthing is good enough for…

• THE KITE RUNNER

What are the significances of crises in The Kite Runner?

In the first half of the book, what are Amir’s responses to the various crises with which he is confronted? These are tests of his character, don’t you think? What happens in the latter part of…

• DUBLINERS

How are ‘endings’ effective in the stories included in Dubliners?

One of the hallmarks of Joyce’s style is the way that he uses epiphanies in his endings to this collection of stories. All of them end with an epiphany, which can be defined as a moment of sudden…

• THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET

What was the author’s purpose in writing The House on Mango Street?

In any work of literature when we consider purpose or the themes that it contains, there are going to be lots of possible answers. However, one over-arching theme that we can identify in this…

• HISTORY

What is the most interesting or important effect of John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address?What is…

The most important effect of this speech is that the rhetoric that JFK deployed when talking about communism helped lead to the deepening US involvement in Vietnam as well as to such things as the…

• AS YOU LIKE IT

Comment on Shakespeare’s handling of the pastoral element in As You Like It.

One of the central oppositions that we are presented with in this Shakespeare play is the conflict between court life in the civilised city and the country life of the Forest of Arden. This…

What are pros and cons of third rail (railway electrification) system?I would like to also know…

One of the main reasons for overhead catenary power systems for trains is to make it safe for pedestrians with the danger of an electrified third rail that pedestrians might touch or fall on. One…

• MATH

Determine the vertex of parabola f(x)=3(2x-1)^2+(x+1)^2.

The vertex of a parabola is the extreme point of the function. To determine the extreme point, we’ll determine the critical points that are the roots of the first derivative of the function….

• MATH

Differentiate the function f(x)=(3x+14)/(3x^2+7x)

f(x)=(3x+14)/(3x^2+7x). We use u(x)/v(x) = {(u'(x)v(x)-u(x)v'(x)}/(v(x))^2 to differentiate the given expression. f'(x) = {(3x+4)'(3x^2+7x) -(3x+14)(3x^2+7x)’}/(3x^2+7x)62. f(x) =…

• ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING

In Elizabeth Barrett Browing’s sonnet “Beloved thou hast brought me many flowers,” is the speaker…

It is clear that the speaker in this sonnet is happy to receive the flowers that her “Beloved” has worked incredibly hard to pick these flowers throughout the entire year, and has made sure that…

• MATH

Evaluate the integral f(x)=lnx.

For solving the integral, we’ll apply integration by parts: Int f(x)dx = Int ln xdx We’ll apply the formula of integration by parts: Int udv = uv – Int vdu u = ln x We’ll differentiate both sides:…

• REFERENCE

databaseDescribe one format used to add security control to a data dictionary.

The most common way to add security control is with a password or encryption. If you want to add secturity control using format, that would mean some kind of encryption. A more unique form of…

• MATH

Calculate integral of y=x*tan^2x?

To calculate integral of xtan^2x. We now that tan^2x = sec^2x-1. Therefore Int xtan^2x dx = Int x*(sec^2x – 1)dx Int xtan^2x dx= Int xsec2xdx – Int xdx Int xtan^2x dx = Intx*sec^2xdx -…

• HILLS LIKE WHITE ELEPHANTS

Please give a short psychological profile of Jig in “Hills Like White Elephants.”

It is important that we understand and do not underestimate the pressure that Jig is facing and is placed under by her lover. Part of the greatness of this short story is the fact that so much of…

• POETRY

Could some one make up a poem for me?Title: “The Legend of The Paper Cups.” Need to mention about…

Really, to write a poem is an intensely personal act that only you can do. The way you approach poetry and writing a poem on this topic is going to be incredibly different from the way that anyone…

• ESSAY LAB

How can I score good marks in English literature for the answers written of a novel or poetry?

I think that there are some general guidelines to stick to in any formalized writing assessment. The links below will help in providing detail along these lines. I would stress that my experience…