How does the short story “The Model Millionaire” reflect the values and ideas of the Victorian Age?

# How does the short story “The Model Millionaire” reflect the values and ideas of the Victorian Age?

• THE COLD EQUATIONS

What does author Tom Godwin want the reader to believe in his short story “The Cold Equations”?

In the short story “The Cold Equations,” author Tom Godwin wants us to believe Marilyn’s death was an inevitable sacrifice for the greater good.Godwin depicts the inevitability of Marilyn’s death…

• OF MICE AND MEN

What does the title of Of Mice and Men mean?

The title of the novel comes from an excerpt of a line from a poem written by poet Robert Burns in 1785 entitled “To a Mouse.” It is said that Burns wrote the poem after accidentally destroying a…

• THE BIRDS

How can du Maurier’s short story be compared to the film version of “The Birds?” I don’t…

One comparison between du Maurier’s short story and the Hitchcock film is the sheer terror that the birds pose, while a difference might lie in characterization. I think that a significant…

• THE BRONZE BOW

What three things that amaze Daniel does Leah know how to do?

In Chapter 11, Daniel and his sister, Leah, move to Simon’s house, which is directly connected to the shop Daniel will work in. Both the house and the shop belong to Simon, who has asked Daniel to…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

In the book, Lord of the Flies by William Golding, what quotes from the text show Ralph to be…

At first, the description of Ralph would certainly seem to suggest that he is a good person. In the first chapter, Golding writes that Ralph “might make a boxer, as far as width and heaviness of…

• MATH

Find three consecutive even integers such that the sum of twice the first and three times the…

Hello! Any even integer has the form 2*n for some integer n. The next even integer is 2n+2 and the next is 2n+4. It is given that 2*(2n) + 3*(2n+4) = 4*(2n+2) + 14. Gather terms with and without n…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill A Mockingbird, when are some times when people were being racist towards Atticus?

At the beginning of Chapter 9, Scout starts a fight with Cecil Jacobs for saying that Atticus “defended niggers” (85). She didn’t even know what he meant, but she understood from his tone that he…

• MATH

Sales for a business were 3 million dollars more the second year than the first, and sales for…

Year 2 sales were 3 million more than year 1 sales, and year 3 sales were double year 2 sales. If year 3 sales were 38 million, what were sales in year 1? Let x be year 1 sales. Then year 2 sales…

• THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

In the story “The Most Dangerous Game,” which quotes state that Rainsford did not become like…

Initially, Rainsford thinks hunting humans is not a sport; it is murder. He says, “Thank you, I’m a hunter, not a murderer.” In the end, he does kill Zaroff, but this is the end of a long journey…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Who is Mayella Ewell afraid of in the courtroom?

In Chapter 18, Mayella takes the witness stand. Mr. Gilmer begins his questioning and Mayella bursts into tears. The judge allows her time to compose herself and asks her who she is afraid of. She…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

What are some of the obstacles the boys must overcome on the island?

I believe that you are asking about the book The Lord of the Flies by William Golding. The boys must overcome quite a few obstacles on the island. Initially, the obstacles are all focused on basic…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

How does “The Study of the Negro Problems” by Du Bois relate to American society?

The essay “The Study of the Negro Problems,” by W.E.B. Du Bois, discusses the role of African Americans in post-Civil War American society. The titular “Negro problems” refer to the disadvantages…

• THE OUTSIDERS

In S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders, what happens after Dally brings Pony the letter?

When Dallas, or Dally, pays Johnny and Ponyboy a visit at the hideaway to which they had fled after Johnny killed the Soc who was holding Ponyboy’s head under water, he gives Ponyboy a letter from…

• SCIENCE

If a cell’s surface area is 6 cm and its volume is 1 cm, then what is its ratio of surface area…

Hello! The ratio of two numbers is the same as their quotient, a:b = a/b. Here 6:1=6/1=6. But area and volume aren’t dimensionless. Area isn’t 6 and even isn’t 6cm as you wrote, it is probably

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

In William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, why is Shylock called an unbeliever?

In Act I, Scene III of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, the character Shylock gives one of his impassioned speeches during which he criticizes those who daily ignore or verbally abuse him…

• THE RAPE OF THE LOCK

Comment on Pope’s use of satire in the poem The Rape of the Lock.

Alexander Pope’s poem The Rape of the Lock is perhaps one of the most brilliant satires in English literature, and it’s still both funny and relevant several centuries after its composition. The…

• PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

In Pride and Prejudice, what is the connection between independence of mind and women’s…

In Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, there is no inherent connection between independence of mind and women’s happiness. Instead, happiness seems mainly due to there being a good fit between…

• REFERENCE

What are some points that could be made in an essay about how Facebook does positive things for…

The first thing you need to do is decide on the positive things Facebook does for teens. It this is a five paragraph essay, you will need to come up with three different things, one for each body…

• ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING

What is Sonnet XXIV by Elizabeth Barrett Browning talking about? What is the conceit in the poem?…

What an odd rhyme scheme: ABBA ABBA CXXXCX. This was unusual in the mid-19th century, particularly for a poet of Browning’s calibre. Anyhow…She’s talking about shutting out the pains and worries…

• SCIENCE

Why does oceanic lithosphere sink beneath continental lithosphere at convergent boundaries?

Several reasons for this phenomenon; Continental lithosphere tends to be lighter and more buoyant (it literally floats on top of the magma). Part of this is because they have strong, solid cores…

• TARTUFFE

How do Moliere’s characters play against expected gender roles in Tartuffe? Explain.

The question is basically asking how characters in the play act in a different way than society would expect them to act. In this case, it is really asking about women and how they are behaving in…

• THE RAVEN

In Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven,” for what is the speaker wishing?

What precisely the large black bird that enters the narrator’s den or library in Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven” represents is open to interpretation. What we do know, however, is precisely…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

Where and how does Romeo change throughout Romeo and Juliet?

Romeo changes in a few key places. When the audience first meets Romeo, he is a love sick, whiny teenager. He’s simply lost in grief that Rosaline does not reciprocate his love for her. It’s…

• HISTORY

What are some different opinions about referring to the events of 1688-89 as “The Glorious…

In most views of history, the Glorious Revolution is glorious because it moved England towards a constitutional monarchy and because it came about with relatively little violence. This revolution…

• THE KITE RUNNER

How could one write a research paper about psychology in The Kite Runner? What would be a good…

There are a number of ways to approach psychology in The Kite Runner. Depending on your focus and on your research, you may want to apply a Freudian pscyho-analytical reading, a Jungian…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

How does the balance of power between the government branches shift year to year?

The balance of powers between the three branches of the federal government does not shift in any predictable or systematic way from year to year. Over the years, the executive branch has become…

• HISTORY

What were some weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and what effect did they have on the…

The main weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation were all things that made it so that the central government was very weak and the state governments were very strong. These problems affected…

• HEALTH

What is a tapeworm?

Tapeworms are parasites that can live in the intestines of humans and other animals. They are flat, segmented worms that grow to different lengths depending on their host organisms, and the amount…

• THE CRUCIBLE

“Adversity is the most important factor in shaping character and/or identity.” I don’t believe…

I think what you are trying to say is that John Proctor’s true character is revealed through adversity in The Crucible. Prior to the witchcraft hysteria, John Proctor was trapped in a…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Give examples of quotes that prove Atticus is not an excellent father.

My first reaction was, of course, that Atticus is the father dreams are made of. However, there is a debate to be made, and I shall help you make it. The first question you should raise is “What…

• SCIENCE

On front wheel drive vehicles why don’t the front tires wear more quickly than the rear ones?…

The front tires on a front-wheel drive vehicle do wear more than the rear wheels, all things being equal. They take the brunt of the action being delivered from the transmission, as well as the…

• HATCHET

Identify examples of the S.T.E.A.L. characterization in Paulsen’s Hatchet.

In Hatchet, much of Brian’s personality development can be explained by the S.T.E.A.L. model of characterization: Speech, Thoughts, Effects on other characters, Actions, Looks. In terms of speech,…

Write a dialogue between the traveler (Frost) and a friend. The dialogue should explain his…

The best advice that I can give you is to put yourself in the traveler’s shoes. The poem says that he took the road that was less traveled. Perhaps because “it was grassy and wanted wear.” Frost…

• ANTON CHEKHOV

Discuss how Chekhov’s “The Lottery Ticket” symbolizes the greed in human nature that has the…

One way to see how Chekhov addresses the greed in human nature and its ability to destroy relationships would be in observing Ivan’s and Masha’s reactions when confronted with the idea that they…

• LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER

Does “Lamb to the Slaughter” fit in the crime fiction genre?

“Lamb to the Slaughter” could fit into a number of genres. It fits the Mystery or Detective genre because the latter part of the story involves the (flawed) investigation of a crime. But it also…

Explain an understanding of the book from an educational point of view.

Discipline, Love, Growth and Religion are identified by the author, M. Scott Peck, as the essential elements for a person to truly “grow.” His idea is that very few people ever attain true growth…

• REFERENCE

we are making a bookclip about deciduous forest in geography, and i want to get a good marks from…

Jessica, I don’t know what grade you are in so I will give you a general answer. A good report should include a definition of what makes up a deciduous forest, the climate belt that supports the…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

What is the relevance of bureaucracy in public and private organisations?

Bureaucracy can be relevant to both private and public organizations in ways that are good or bad. Bureaucracies can help large organizations function more effectively. On the other hand, they…

• RENAISSANCE LITERATURE

Our modern world is distant from the Renaissance. Are Renaissance literary texts still relevant…

In a sense, the question itself reveals a somewhat problematic assumption, namely that everything you learn should somehow be “relevant” in the sense of comfortable and familiar. Realistically, if…

• KATHERINE MANSFIELD

Aside from imagery and symbolism, what modernist literary techniques are at play in “The Woman at…

It’s important to understand that Modernist literature was a reaction to Victorian literature, where there were strict rules of conduct and social expectations, a sense of order, and usually a…

• JOHN MILTON

What does ‘ere half my days’ mean, in terms of years?

This line is not from Paradise Lost, but from his sonnet known as “On His Blindness.” Milton was born in 1608. He penned “On His Blindness” around 1655. (He was completely blind by 1660.) The…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are four areas where family influences the growing child?

One area that a family can influence a child is in basic health and wellness. A child does not innately know how to care for itself, so healthy habits have to be taught to the child. That…

• SCIENCE

A car accelerates uniformly from 35.0 m/s to 60.0 m/s in 15.0 s. What is its acceleration?

Acceleration is the rate of change in speed. If the acceleration is uniform the it changes at a constant rate, and it can be calculated by dividing the the difference between its final and initial…

• SCIENCE

What are the differences between the properties of organic and inorganic substances?

Organic compounds are are found in all living (organic) substances and are the result of activities undergone by living things (such as the biomolecules: lipids, proteins and carbohydrates)….

What is the relationship between international imports and the balance of payments?

The relationship between imports and the balance of payments is that a change in the level of imports will change the nature of the balance of payments. This is because imports are one part of a…

• SCIENCE

First, it will be helpful to really understand what each of these terms mean. Heat absorption: Heat absorption is the movement of heat from one object to another. This occurs by radiation,…

• RAPPACCINI’S DAUGHTER

What would be a character sketch of Dr. Rappaccini?

Dr. Rappaccini is an ambitious doctor who seems to care a great deal more about his research than he does about people. Dr. Baglioni’s claim that Rappaccini would gladly sacrifice a human life in…

• FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON

Describe the most significant events in the story.

In the short story,” Flowers for Algernon”, several significant events occur. First of all, the reader is introduced to Charlie as a man who has mental handicaps but still tries to improve himself…

• COMMUNICATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE

How can I write an email to employees regarding taking office supplies home for personal use?

it sounds as though your assignment involves writing an email in the voice of a manager trying to remind employees not to use office supplies for personal use at home. The main rhetorical issue…