How does The Great Gatsby illustrate the death of the American Dream?

# How does The Great Gatsby illustrate the death of the American Dream?

• MATH

Find the first term of an A.P. if the common difference is 2 and the third term plus the fourth…

From enunciation we’ll get the information that: a3 + a4 = 8 (1) By definition, the difference between 2 consecutive terms of an arithmetial progression is the common difference of the A.P. a4 – a3…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

How does The Great Gatsby illustrate the death of the American Dream?

Jay Gatsby’s sole purpose in life is to reinvent himself in a way that will allow him to pursue and be accepted by Daisy. He has gone to incredible lengths and largely succeeded in the sense that…

• MATH

How to determine the value of definite integral of f(x)=x(1+x)^10, if x=0 to x=1?

To evaluate the definite integral, we’ll apply Leibniz-Newton formula; Int f(x)dx = F(b) – F(a) To solve the integral, we’ll change the variable: 1 + x = t x = t – 1 We’ll differentiate both…

• MATH

Solve for n (2n)!=30(2n-2)! n is in N set

Here is the given equation: (2n)! = 30(2n-2)! Since (2n)! = (2n)(2n-1)(2n-2)!, we can plug this into the above equation. => (2n)(2n-1)(2n-2)! = 30(2n-2)! When we divide each side by (2n-2)!, we…

• MATH

Find a if the lines AB and CD are perpendicular? A(2,-1) B(-1,1) C(1,3) D(a,4)

First, we’ll write the equations of the line AB and CD. y – yA = (yB – yA)(x – xA)/(xB – xA) We’ll substitute the coordinates of A and B: y + 1 = (1+1)(x – 2)/(-1 – 2) y + 1 = -2(x-2)/3 y = -2x/3 +…

• MATH

Given a/(k+1)! -b/k! +c/(k-1)!=(k^2-k-1)/(k+1)!, what are natural numbers a,b,c?

We’ll write the denominators: (k+1)! = (k-1)!*k*(k+1) k! = (k-1)!*k We’ll re-write the identity from enunciation: a/(k-1)!*k*(k+1) – b/(k-1)!*k + c/(k-1)! = (k^2-k-1)/(k-1)!*k*(k+1) We’ll…

• A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

In Act 2 Scene 1 of A Midsummer’s Night Dream, contrast Oberon’s and Titania’s speech with…

I believe you mean Act II, scene 1. Both Puck and the Fairy are minions, although Puck seems to be Oberon’s right hand man, so to speak. He brags about his tricking mortals. He seems to delight…

• GREAT EXPECTATIONS

What is the significant about the fact that Pip refuses to take any more money from Magwitch?This…

When Magwitch, who now calls himself Provis, arrives at Pip’s and Herbert’s apartment, Pip, who now considers himself a gentleman, is repulsed by the sight of the man. However, after he hears the…

• POETRY

Given the following concepts: Chaos, futility, pessimism, instability, loss of faith, and…

I don’t think it is going to be too difficult these ideas in modern poetry. There are a couple of elements to bring out in such a discussion. The first would be that it might be easier to search…

• PHILOSOPHY

Is the following statement valid or invalid?All forms of cheating are ethically wrong. Plagiarism…

A philosophical argument is considered valid if the truth of the premises logically create a truthful conclusion. In this way, an argument based on false premises can still be considered valid. On…

• THE ODYSSEY

I need help with metaphors, epithets, and symbols for The Odyssey by Homer. (textbook version)I…

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• A SOLDIER’S PLAY

In act one, page 38, What does Henson mean when he states:I think I’m in love with the Sepia…

This may come too late to help you in your production/ you may have found an answer elsewhere but here goes: It is my understanding that Henson is calling his sweetheart Mattie a Sepia Winston…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

what is the importance of the new year?how do you like to celebrate it?

Since this is an opinion question, the importance of the New Year to me is that it is a time for reflection. One can reflect where they were last year, and where they hope to go in the New Year….

• THOMAS HARDY

How far would you agree with the view that Hardy’s use of contrasts is the most interesting…

personally the most poignant contrast within Hardy’s poetry is in ‘The Voice’. despite the depressive mood, the poem is kept relatively upbeat with the anapaestic metre, however this breaks down in…

• MATH

8x+9y=-1 x=6-2ySolve the system by using the substitution method.

Given the equations: 8x+9y = -1………..(1) x = 6 – 2y ……………(2) we need solve for x and y. We will use the substitution method to solve. We will substitute (2) into (1). ==> 8x+9y =…

• NAPOLEON I

napoleon’s achievementsNeither his military capacity nor his grand code, I am refering to…

Napolean was said to be arrogant and egotistical. His need for power drove him in many aspects of his life, and like many, he was only happy if he was victorious. There are some who say while he…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

In The Great Gatsby, are people really calling from Chicago and Philadelphia, or is this a ruse…

Concerning The Great Gatsby, one would need evidence to suggest that the phone calls from Chicago are a ruse. One would also want concrete motivation for Gatsby wanting to put on a ruse like that….

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Please provide examples of literary terms used in Harper Lee’s writing of To Kill a Mockingbird.

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Lee uses a variety of literary devices in her writing. In Chapter Six, Scout makes this oberservation: Sometimes when we made a midnight pilgrimage to the…

• MATH

The point (1;2) is on the line that is perpendicular to the line x+y-1=0. Determine the equation…

Given the point (1,2) is on the line. Then we know that: y-y1 = m(x-x1) ==> y -2 = m(x-1) Now we need to find the slope m. But we are given the equation of the line parallel to the equation….

• FRANKENSTEIN

In chap 5, Frankenstein is punished; what is suggested the last 4 lines of this chapter?Mary…

In Chapter Five of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein has exceeded the bounds of natural man, by endeavoring to create life scientifically. Faced with the preternatural appearance of…

• FRANKENSTEIN

The book is called ‘Frankeinstein the Modern Prometheus’, explain how the title tells the reader…

The title’s inclusion of the phrase “The Modern Prometheus” tells the reader before they even crack the spine of the book that this is a tale of a character taking something that is not theirs to…

• HEALTH ISSUES

How can I describe why smoking is not fun for younger people but also for bit older people too?.

The first step to doing this is to figure out for yourself what makes smoking “fun” for your audience. Then you must try to figure out what sorts of things you could say that could prove that…

• HISTORY

Compare and contrast New York from 1970 to now.

I think that the problems of the modern metropolitan setting was more apparent in New York in the 1970s as opposed to New York now. The New York setting in the 1970s represented some of the worst…

• ETHAN FROME

In Chapter 4, what might have happened if Ethan’s mother had passed in the Spring instead of the…

Ethan doesn’t want to face the bleakness of a New England winter by himself, so he impulsively proposes to Zeena to avoid that fate. Winter is traditionaly a season of cold isolation due to the…

• MATH

How to find the antiderivative of the function f(x)=square root x/(1+square root x)?

We’ll find the antiderivative of the given function evaluating the indefinite integral of this function. Int f(x)dx = Int sqrtx dx/(1+sqrtx) We’ll solve the integral using substitution technique….

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, identify the character you think served as an important mother figure…

Calupurnia served as a mother figure in terms of discipline. This is the aspect of motherhood that most children remember well into their adulthood. We see this clearly as Calpurnia punishes Scout…

• HAMLET

One of Hamlet’s main problems is that he cannot seem to get up the emotion or the necessary spirit to carry out the revenge he feels so strongly that he must carry out. He knows that his father…

• SCIENCE

Discuss the effect of moisture on lettuce leaves.

Lettuce leaves need a great deal of moisture in order to grow and thrive. They can grow in sun or partial shade, however, if the climate is hot and dry, make sure to provide adequate water….

• HISTORY

Did the American colonial economy benefit or suffer from the British mercantilist colonial system?

Both — they benefited and suffered. The mercantilist system hurt the American colonists because it prevented them from trading wherever they wished. It locked them into trading with England and…

• JUDE THE OBSCURE

Talk about religion in jude the obscure BY THOMAS HARDY?AS A PARAGRAPH

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• ANIMAL FARM

Discuss the following statement: Animal Farm is written as a fable that allegorically exposes…

I think that there is much truth in the statement. There is a great deal of evidence to support the idea that Orwell’s work is an allegory. Given the fact that he wanted to vault specific and…

• LITERATURE

What are some characteristics of the modernist movement and who are its major representatives?

The modernist movement developed in the first half of the twentieth century, influenced by the impact of Freud’s psychonanalysis and the shock of the carnage of the First World War. T.S. Eliot,…

• HISTORY

How did French loan words influence English after the Norman invasion in 1066?

The major influence of French words in the time right after the Norman conquest was that French became the prestige language of England. When one language becomes a prestige language, many of its…

• MATH

What is the angle x if tan 3x -tan^3 x=0?

Given the equation: tan 3x – 2tan^3 x = 0 We need to find x values. ==> tan 3x = 2tan^3 x Now from trigonometric identities we know that: tan 3x = (3tan x – tan^3 x)/ (1-3 tan^2 x) Let us…

• ANIMAL FARM

What point is Orwell making about the role of communication in Soviet society with the ultimate…

I think that Orwell is making the fundamental argument that communication and information can become tools of those in the position of power to consolidate their power. Squealer becomes the…

• MATH

Find how many square inches has the surface area of a cube if it’s edge is 8,4 inches .

A cube has 6 square faces. If a is the side of a face, then the area of each of the 6 face = a^2. So the total area of the 6 faces = 6 a^2. Given that a = 8.4 inches, the total surface area of…

• MATH

If f(x)=square root (6x+12) then f^-1=1/square root(6x+12)?

f(x) = (6x+12)^(1/2). To find the inverse function of f(x). Let f^(-1) (x) = y be the inverse function of f(x). The x = f(y). By definition, f(y) = put y in place of x iin (6x+12)^1/2). =>…

• LITERATURE

Explain the Theatre of Absurd and how Harold Pinter relates to this movement in theatre.

As most all movements in any art form are, the Theatre of the Absurd was a reaction both to dramatic forms and theatrical conventions that had come before it and also a reaction to the events on…

• MATH

how many solutions has equation |4x-4|=12? ( one or two? )

| 4x – 4 | = 12 Since there’s an absolute value sign, change this equation to 4x – 4 = -12 and 4x -4 =12 now add 4 on both sides on both equation By adding, you should get 4x = -8 and 4x = 16…

• MATH

Given f'(x)=25x^4+6x determine f(x).

f'(x) = 25x^4 +6x. To find f(x). Therefore f(x) is the antiderivative of f'(x) or integral of (25x^4+6x) dx. Therefore f(x) = Int f'(x) dx. f(x) = Int (25x^4+6x) dx. f(x) = Int 25x^4 dx +Int 6x…

• MATH

What is the decimal value of x if 5e^x-2e^x=2?

5e^x – 2e^x = 2 We’ll combine like terms from the left side: 3e^x = 2 We’ll divide by 3: e^x = 2/3 Now, we’ll have to determine x, that is the exponent of e. For this reason, we’ll take natural…

• MACBETH

Regarding Hamlet and Macbeth by William Shakespeare, I need help to better understand how Macbeth…

Just a little advice: first, to better understand Shakespeare, I find it easiest to ignore the order in which he places the words. He is writing poetically, often in metered writing so that he is…

• MATH

Express in simplest form, in therms of i. (9i+7)(5i^2-5)

To express (9i+7)(5i^2-5) in simplest terms. We knoe i^2 = -1. So (9i+7)(5i^2-5) = (9i+7) (5*-1-5) (9i+7)(5i^2-5) = (9i+7)(-5-5) (9i+7)(5i^2-5) = -10(9i+7) = 90i-70. Therefore (9i+7)(5i^2-5) =…

• MATH

Find the antiderivative of y= square root(1+square rootx).

To find the antiderivative of sqrt(1+sqrtx).. We put sqrt(1+sqrt x ) = y. (1+sqrt y) = y^2. sqrty = y^2-1. Also differentiating sqrt(1+sqrx) = y, we get: (1/2) (1/ sqrt(1+sqrt x)…

• MATH

What are the real solution of equation? 2x^2+6x+11=6 ?

To find the real solution of equation? 2x^2+6x+11=6 . We rewrite the equation by subtracting 6 from both sides. 2x^2+6x+11-6 = 0 2x^2+6x+5 = 0 The discriminant of the equation is (coefficient of…

• MATH

What are two consecutive integers such that seven times the larger minus three times the smaller…

Let the two consecutive integers be x and x+1. The given condition is that 7 times the larger – 3 times the smaller = 95. => 7(x+1) – 3x = 95. => 7x+7 -3x = 95. => 4x+7 = 95. => 4x =…

List two metrics and (Key PerformanceIndicators) for each of the balanced scorecard’s four…

ROI and Turnover Rate for Financial Satisfired Customers and complaints for Customer Products delivered on time and calls answered before abandoned for internal perspecive staff satisfaction and…

• DUBLINERS

How did Joyce choose his titles carefully for different potential meanings in Dubliners?

For the most part, the titles of the stories in Dubliners each coincide with either the character that has an epiphany, the place where an epiphany occurs or the event that causes the epiphany. For…

• MATH

One number is 28 more than three times another number. If each number were multiplied by 4, their…

We’ll note the numbers as x and y. We’ll put as x the number that is 28 more than three times y. We’ll write the sentence mathematically: x = 28 + 3y (1) Now, we’ll write mathematically the other…

• MATH

Write an equation of a line that passes through the points (0,5) and (45,-220)

The equation of the line passing through the two points (x1,y1) and (x2, y2) is given by: y-y1 = {(y2-y1)/(x2-x1)} (x-x1). So the equation of the line passing through the given points (0,5) and…