How has health improved in the last 50 years ?

How has health improved in the last 50 years ?

• HEALTH ISSUES

How has health improved in the last 50 years ?

There is no short answer to this question, except to say that truly stunning advances have been made in the last half century. Here are a few areas to look at when considering this question: 1)…

• LITERATURE

Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy, Romanticism or Realism?Hey, I would like to know your…

Great question and I am glad you put it in the discussion postings! I wouldn’t want to answer it without other people being able to contribute! Well, in my opinion this novel presents us with a…

• MATH

Can anyone help please? a club sold 1200 sweatshirts at \$25 each last year. (contd below)This…

Let us calculate : The first year the sold 1200 shirts for \$25 each Then , if they will sell the shirt for 27, then will sell 1150 shirts. Also, if they will sell the shirt for 29, then will…

• MATH

A man wants to construct a rectangular enclosure around his model railroad. Only three sides…

We want to have the rectangular enclosure with a maximum area and with three sided fencing of 24 meters. We assume that the two parallel sides of the rectangular eclosure measure x meters each and…

• BRAVE NEW WORLD

In Brave New World, what important person has Bernard invited to his reception?

The answer to this question can be found in Chapter 12 of this excellent dystopian novel. Bernard has organised a big reception to present “the Savage,” otherwise known as John, to the upper-castes…

• MATH

Two numbers have a sum of 72. What is their product if it is a maximum?

Let’s note the numbers as x and y: x+ y = 72 (1) We’ll isolate y to the left side and we’ll get: y = 72 – x We’ll write their product: x*y = x(72 – x) We’ll note the expression of the product: f(x)…

• FREDERICK DOUGLASS

What did Frederick Douglass regularly speak to his audiences about?

Not surprisingly, the major topic on which Frederick Douglass spoke to audiences was slavery. In the time after he escaped from slavery, Douglass’s public life was mainly dedicated to the cause of…

• LITERATURE

did private quelch’s day to day practices take him closer towards his goal?how con you make out?

Despite being an intelligent and avid learner, Private Quelch insensiivity to treat people, and even towards his teachers took him far away from his goal, forcing him to do cooking job. If he could…

• LITERATURE

what are some famous narrative ballads?need it for a english assignment tomorrow so answers…

One of my favorite literary ballads is called “The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver” by Edna St. Vincent Millay. Dudley Randall’s “Ballad of Birmingham” is another. Both tell poignant stories…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Neither the Finch nor the Ewell children have a mother. However, their lives are totally…

There are many, many differences between the Finches and the Ewells, despite the fact that neither family includes a mother. Atticus Finch does his best to teach his children the importance of…

• JULIUS CAESAR

What does Calpurnia try to convince Caesar of?

The scene, Act II, scene 2, begins with thunder and lightening. This is never a good sign. Calpurnia, Caesar’s wife, has been disturbed by dreams of Caesar’s death, crying out three times, “Help,…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is the significance of Tom Robinson’s trial in To Kill a Mockingbird?

The trial of Tom Robinson is of great significance in To Kill a Mockingbird. In the novel, Atticus Finch teaches his children, Scout and Jem, that they are not to shoot mockingbirds, since…

• POETRY

Where might I get a self written poem for school about oneself and written by some poet?

I have been having a problem this morning editing your question – the system keeps kicking me off. As you originally wrote the question, it was not clear what you needed because you made a typo. In…

• HISTORY

What was the major diference between Booker T. Washington & W.E.B. DuBois?

Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois were two African American leaders who took different approaches to discrimination and segregation experienced by African Americans. Washington took what he…

• HAMLET

What specific quotes in Hamlet alludes to him pretending to be mad?

In the end of Act 1 Hamlet has just discovered that his fathered has been murdered by Claudius. Unfortunately, it is a ghost that delivered this fateful news and Hamlet can’t just jump into a…

• PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

How will society react to Darcy’s marriage to Elizabeth in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice?

Since Darcy is the heir of his father’s Pemberley estate and to his father’s fortune and farming income, then he can marry just about anyone he pleases without incurring too much scorn from society…

• THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO

Can you pick out important quotes from The Count of Monte Cristo and explain why they are…

Well, I have a few of my own favorites. One is when Abbe Faria and Edmond are digging and Edmond tells the Abbe: “I don’t believe in God,” and Faria replies, “It doesn’t matter, he believes in…

• THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

What are some of the metaphors that are specific to comparing human life to nature?Comparisons of…

I’m not sure if you are referring specifically to Their Eyes Were Watching God. However, when you are looking for metaphors that compare human life to nature, there are several areas you might…

• GRAMMAR

What is the difference between effect and affect?Please tell me the difference between them as…

Simply put, effect is a noun and affect is a verb. You will use the word effect to name a result of something that has caused a change. If you are writing an essay that analyzes a scene, event or…

• MATH

• WORLD WAR I

What caused WWI?

There were many people and events that contributed to the beginning of WWI, but I don’t have enough space to go into all of them. Generally, there are four main causes of the Great War. militarism:…

• MATH

Find the number of sets of six objects that can be formed from eleven objects.

Find the number of sets of 6 objects from 11 objects. We know that the number of different combinations of r objects from n objects is nCr = n!/{(n-r)!*r!}, where n! = n(n-1)(n-2) [i.e. 3*2*1]. So…

• MATH

Find the angle a if 2cos^2a+1=3cosa

To find angle a , if 2cos^2a +1 = 3cosa. This is a quadratic equation in cosa. So we solve for cosa and then determine angle a. We put cosa = c in the given equation: 2c^2+1 = 3c. We subtract 3c…

• THE SCARLET LETTER

In The Scarlet Letter, what role did Hawthorne believe women should play in society?In The…

When we consider this novel from a feminist view point the crucial question we need to consider is whether Nathaniel Hawthorne has portrayed Hester as an admirable figure, who has transcended the…

• MATH

Fill in the squares 16x^4/36 – _ +36x^2/16= 81y^6 + 180y^3*x^5+_=

1)16x^4/36 – ……. +36x^2/16= To make the above a complete squre, we proceed as below: We kow that (a-b)^2 = a^2+-2ab +b^2 We equate a^2 = (16x^4/36) = (4x^2/6)^2 . So a = 4x^2/6. We equate…

• MATH

Find the equation of the tangent to the curve y = 3x – x^3 at x = 2 .

To find the equation of the tangent to y = 3x-x^3 at x= 2. The tangent to any curve is given by: y – y1 = {(dy/dx) at x= x1. }{x-x1)….(1) Put x = x1 = 2 in 3x -x^3 , and we get y1 = 3*2-2^3 =…

• MACBETH

How do Banquo’s thoughts and actions reveal that he is very much aware of morality and the…

We first see these traits in Banquo in Act I, Scene iii when he and Macbeth are first introduced to the witches. They greet Macbeth by calling him Thane of Cawdor, and then say he will be king….

• POETRY

How to explore the poetic art of Nissim Ezekiel?

When researching a poet and their art, it is very important to examine their history. It is very important to understand their childhood, religious background, upbringing, education, socio-economic…

• SENSE AND SENSIBILITY

Discuss the effect of Willoughby’s departure on the emotions of Elinor in Sense and Sensibility.

Certainly the departure of Willoughby meant more than just a heartbreaking blow to Elinor, whose sister Marianne was deeply in love with him. It also meant a huge blow to the rest of her family,…

• CLAUDE MCKAY

Discuss the sonnet format of the “Outcast” by Claude McKay.

Claude McKay was born in Jamaica and came to America to study. Throughout McKay early years in America, he struggled to find a place for himself. This is the subject of his English sonnet…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Parallel between the brainwashing techniques used by the Nazis, and the modern media todayit’s…

I don’t think it’s fair or accurate to say that the regular media engages in brainwashing or propaganda. But I would say that you can see techniques like those of the Nazis being used by all…

• MATH

After how many years will the maximum payout be less than the premium, losing money by continuing…

The annual premium paid is 10% of the new value = P/10 , where P is the new value of the machine. The value of the machine due to depreciation is 1/2 of new value for every two years. Thus the…

• LITERATURE

What was Raja Ram Mohan Roy’s view about the role of English Studies in India?I want its…

Roy was committed to education, without which he believed social reform would be impossible. He campaigned for education in Western science and technology combined with India’s heritage. In 1822,…

• THE HANDMAID’S TALE

The Handmaid’s Tale is a novel in which all men have power, and all women don’t. Do you agree or…

This is a very important question, to which I actually think you can argue both sides. Certainly Gilead, as a theocracy where fertile women are nothing more than “walking wombs” as Offred describes…

• BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON

How do you think John’s people-or our society- can avoid repeating the mistakes that led to the…

This is a really tough question, but one that our own society is (sort of) facing right now (with the possibility that we are causing global warming that could have lasting impacts on civilization…

• HALF OF A YELLOW SUN

What is the role of Richard and how important is he to the development of Chimamanda Ngozi…

Richard’s point of view is one of the three used to tell the story of the novel. Although the story is narrated in the third person, the narrator alternatively identify the point of view with that…

• TEACHERS

PLEASE HELP!!!!When drawing up a series of lessons, why is it vital to consider the children to…

The short answer is because you have to teach at different levels and in different ways for different kids. When I teach a given part of US History, for example, to high school kids, I make up…

• TRANSCENDENTALISM

Are both Hawthorne and Poe against Transcendentalism?

Hawthorne, along with Poe and Melville, made up a group of American writers known as The Dark Romantics who wrote during the same time as Emerson and Thoreau, the two primary Transcendentalist…

• WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

What does “Three Years She Grew In Sun And Shower” symbolize?I understand that it is about nature…

I think that Wordsworth’s “Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower” refers to a very young girl who has died. (I surmised she is a a three-year old, based on the title, though another viewpoint is…

• NIGHT

What is the goal of the main character of the novel Night?

This is a very interesting question, as when we think of Elie in this terrifying novel, we are not explicitly told what his main aim was. As he begins his ordeal at Auschwitz, for example, the…

• TEACHERS

Teacher Evaluations, Student Test ScoresNext year, teacher evaluations in Houston, Texas, might…

If the students are motivated to do their best work, it’s a great idea. If, like most students, they are not always motivated or are distracted by life (parent divorce, single parent issues, drug…

• TRANSCENDENTALISM

What does Transcendentalism mean in literature?

Transcendentalism is a movement that is located in American thought in the 19th Century. It was one of the first literary and intellectual movements in America. Of the many things that…

• MATH

Compound Interest Question. Max is planning to take three years off work to travel the world. He…

Max is planning to invest a particular amount for 5 years, to be able to get an annuity of \$15000 per year for the 3 years that follow after the 5th. The annual interest rate is given as 8.3%. This…

• HAMLET

In Act 2 Scene 2 of Hamlet, what is the significance of the meeting between the royal couple and…

First, the scene provides a bridge from Hamlet’s declaration that he will “put an antic disposition on,” in Act I, scene v, to this scene. Time has passed between these scenes. We aren’t told how…

• EXPATRIATE IDENTITY IN LITERATURE

Comment on the expatriate experience in contemporary novels.

This is a fairly powerful question. I think that recent technological advances and the increasingly globalized nature of the world setting has to play into this topic. As the world becomes easier…

• HISTORY

Why did the French Revolution become so bloody?

In my opinion, the French Revolution became so bloody because of the depth of the grievances that the revolutionaries felt and the level of stubbornness and rigidity that the people in power…

a summary of paradise lost book 1 (lines 1- 26?to get to know about these lines in a more…

Paradise Lost-Book 1 by Milton Line (1-26) are the prologue, there are three more prologues in Paradise Lost – (Books III, VII and IX). Milton follows the classical example of Epical poetry and…

• FAHRENHEIT 451

Could you give me ideas for advertising in Fahrenheit 451?I have to make a giant billboard (3…

This sounds like a fun assignment. Consider the fact that a billboard would have been passed quickly by the society in Fahrenheit 451. So, the words that you do write (if any should be elongated),…

• THE GRAPES OF WRATH

Good Vocabulary words and meanings used in chapters 7 through 11 in the novel Grapes of Wrath?

This is a task you need to do for yourself. Only you know which words in Chapters 7 through 11 are new to you, and you will not benefit by having someone else look up definitions for you. This…