How is awareness of rank observed in the drinking of the palm wine?

How is awareness of rank observed in the drinking of the palm wine?

  • I WANDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD

What is Wordsworth’s tone in “I wandered lonely as a cloud”?

However difficult the term “tone” can be, we can begin at the last stanza, where Wordsworth tells us he remembers the incident: “In vacant or in pensive mood, They flash upon that inward…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the chemical formula for sucrose?

The chemical formula of a compound indicates the number and type of atoms present in the compound. The chemical formula for sucrose is ~C12H22O11~C12H22O11 . The letters in the formula are the symbols…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What evidence in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird could be used in an essay on the following…

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, there are several places in which Atticus points out the logic and moral necessity to defend Tom Robinson. Early on in the novel, Atticus explains to his…

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  • SCIENCE

Name five animals that belong to the fish group.

Fish are the first vertebrates that evolved on Earth. A vertebrate is an animal that has a backbone. Fish include animals with backbones that are adapted to live in water using specialized gills to…

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  • HARRISON BERGERON

Who is Harrison Bergeron in conflict with?

Harrison, the young protagonist in the short story, “Harrison Bergeron” is in conflict with the government in the dystopian society in which he lives. The government and the Handicapper…

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  • IF

What does Kipling mean when he says we should treat triumph and disaster “just the same”?

Rudyard Kipling’s “If” is a poem that discusses manhood, leadership, manners, and perseverance. It’s as if he gives the next generation tips on how to manage the vicissitudes of life and keep one’s…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

How does Tybalt recognize Romeo in Romeo and Juliet?

Tybalt knows that Romeo is a Montague by his voice. Tybalt is very committed to the feud between the Montagues and Capulets. He has a fiery temper, so it suits him just fine. He knows every…

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  • HISTORY

What are some of W.E.B. Du Bois’ achievements?

W.E.B. Du Bois was an African American man born on February 23, 1868 in Massachusetts. He went on to achieve much in his lifetime. He was a prolific writer, scholar and activist. Du Bois first…

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  • SCIENCE

Can you balance the equation hydrochloric acid + sodium hydroxide -> sodium chloride + water?…

For the mentioned reaction, the balanced chemical equation is:  HCl+NaOH→NaCl+H2OHCl+NaOH→NaCl+H2O The reactants are hydrochloric acid (HCl) and sodium hydroxide (NaOH) and the products are sodium…

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  • SCIENCE

What is sustainable development? Discuss its importance with special reference to renewable and…

Sustainable development, in simple terms, means development in a sustainable manner. That is, the development is carried out in such a manner that the current needs are satisfied and the needs of…

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  • MACBETH

Are the guests suspicious about Macbeth’s outburst?

The guests at Macbeth’s party might have been suspicious that he killed Banquo, but Lady Macbeth convinced them that he was just ill. Macbeth came to power through illegal means, obviously. He…

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  • EVERYDAY USE

What does Mama realize about her daughters at the end of the story “Everyday Use”?

At the end of “Everyday Use,” Mama realizes that Maggie is deserving of appreciation and attention and that Dee is hardly an authority on family matters. Throughout the story, Mama admits that she…

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  • SCIENCE

What type of glassware equipment is needed when working with carbon dioxide? I need to do a…

First of all, carbon dioxide is a gas so you will need to have a supply of it contained in a pressurized metal gas cylinder fit with a gas regulator. The pressure aspect of working with gasses…

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  • BUSINESS

What are the reasons why I should advice a producer to reduce the price of his product in…

There are two ways to make more money selling things: Sell more things, or sell the things at a higher price. You’d like to be able to do both, but by the Law of Demand, raising the price means…

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  • SCIENCE

When is forensics used?

Forensics is used, generally, in criminal and civil lawsuits. Forensics or forensic science is the collection, preservation and analysis of evidence. The information so obtained is then used in a…

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  • HISTORY

What were the examples of civil disobedience mentioned from the letter Martin Luther King, Jr….

Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote a letter while he was in a jail in Birmingham. This letter was directed to his fellow clergy. In this letter, Martin Luther King, Jr. talked about the need to protest…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

How do the boys start the fire in Lord of the Flies?

As the boys’ first day on the island draws to a close, Ralph holds a second meeting to report on the findings of the boys who went exploring. He then suggests that they can help themselves get…

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  • THE LUCKY ONE

The details of the photo leads Thibault to believe that the girl had done what in The Lucky One?

The details of the photograph leads Thibault to believe that the girl had gone to a fair in North Carolina with someone who had been deployed to Iraq. In the photograph, there is a banner directly…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, what role does Atticus’s warning that “it’s a sin to kill…

In Chapter 10 of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, soon after the Finch children receive the air riffles they had asked for as gifts for Christmas, Atticus shows his general displeasure in the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are some quotes that depict the internal and external conflicts that Atticus Finch faces…

Atticus vs. Himself In Chapter 9, Atticus is having a discussion about the upcoming Tom Robinson trial with his brother, Jack. Atticus understands that he has a difficult, if not nearly impossible,…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

How does Dickens satirize the funeral business in Great Expectations?

In Chapter XXXV of Great Expectations, the passage about the funeral of Mrs. Joe is a parody the solemnity of funerals and those who organize them. For the funeral directors, Trabb & Co., are…

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  • TWO KINDS

What was your reaction to the conflict between Jing-Mei and her mother?

This question has no single correct answer. It’s going to be different for different readers. I have read “Two Kinds” many times. My reaction to Jing-Mei and Suyuan’s conflict changes. The…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why do the economic questions how, what, and for whom have to be answered?

The three basic economic questions have to be answered because we human beings have unlimited wants but we only have limited resources with which to try to fulfill those wants. This situation is…

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  • THE EAGLE

Explain Tennyson’s poem “The Eagle”.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson is considered one of the greatest English Romantic poets of the 19th century. He held, for many years, the prestigious position of Poet Laureate of England. Like all Romantic…

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  • SCIENCE

When fluorine reacts with hydrogen, a covalent bond is formed between the two elements. How does…

Fluorine (~F2~F2 ) reacts with hydrogen (~H2~H2 ) to form the compound hydrogen fluoride (~HF~HF ) as shown in the reaction below: ~F2+~H2−>2HF~F2+~H2->2HF The bonds formed between H atoms and F atoms…

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  • SCIENCE

What happens to an object’s density as the object is heated?

As the particles in a substance are heated, the density of the substance decreases. Heat is the total amount of energy possessed by the particles that make up a substance. Oftentimes, the addition…

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  • WARRIORS DON’T CRY

In Warriors Don’t Cry, how does Melba’s relationship with Danny end?

Warriors Don’t Cry is Melba Pattillo Beal’s autobiographical account of her involvement in the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957. She was part of the Little Rock…

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  • HISTORY

Why is July 4, 1776 significant in American history?

July 4, 1776, is a significant date in American history. On that day, the United States formally declared its independence from Great Britain. We announced to the world that we were now an…

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  • HISTORY

What was Thomas Hobbes’ idea for the government?

Thomas Hobbes was an english philosopher who lived predominately in the 1600’s. His idea for government was that in order for people to be able to live together and survive, they needed to be…

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  • WARRIORS DON’T CRY

In Warriors Don’t Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals, how do things change at Central High once the…

Once the soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division are stationed at Central High, Melba and her friends find their tormentors no longer have the power to physically assault them with impunity. The…

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  • 1984

What are all the men in short supply of?

In Part 1, Chapter 1, of 1984, the reader learns that all male party members are in short supply of razor blades. This is repeated in Part 1, Chapter 5, during a conversation in which O’Brien asks…

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  • THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

In J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, how does Mr. Antolini help Holden with his journey in…

Mr. Antolini is one of Holden’s former teachers from Elkton Hills. Mr. Antolini had been to Holden’s home for dinner many times, so the two know each other very well. This places Mr. Antolini in a…

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  • A MODEST PROPOSAL

When does the reader begin to realize that “A Modest Proposal” is ironic/satirical?

It is at paragraph eight that the reader would begin to realize that this essay is satirical. Up until this point, the narrator sounds like a completely reasonable and humane person, concerned with…

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  • GAMES AT TWILIGHT

What is the setting of “Games at Twilight”?

“Games at Twilight” takes place in India, at the home of a large family on a very hot summer day. We first see the children in mid-afternoon, an “arid time of day” when “no life…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER

What happens at the camp of the Freebooters?

Great question! In the book The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, many events occurred during the boys’ (Tom, Huck, and Joe) time at the camp of the Freebooters. Although many events…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

Explain why the working men are celebrating in the first scene in Julius Caesar. Why does…

The workmen are celebrating having a day off for Caesar’s celebration. The plebeians of Rome are celebrating a holiday from work. This holiday is a result of the Feast of Lupercal celebration…

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  • TREASURE ISLAND

The novel Treasure Island is considered to be one of R.L. Stevenson’s greatest works and has had…

This question is meant to be a subjective one, and no one can “give your view on the topic” but you. However, I can give you more information on the ways in which Treasure Island has influenced…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Describe the types of trade barriers governments often use to protect their local industries….

Here on eNotes, we request that you ask one question at a time. I will answer your first question here. Please create another post for your other question. The best-known type of trade barrier is…

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  • HISTORY

I’m doing a project and one question is how did the Treaty of Ghent affect the war of 1812. How…

The Treaty of Ghent ended the War of 1812 with Great Britain. It was signed in December 1814. However because news traveled slowly in the 1800s, news hadn’t reached New Orleans before the Battle…

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  • MOTHER TO SON

What are the sound devices and the figures of speech in the poem “Mother to Son”?

This poem by Langston Hughes is another of his poems where he takes on the persona of a character that is unlike his own. Here, he is an African-American mother talking directly to her son; thus,…

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  • LITERATURE

How does “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings,” a story woven around an angel fallen to earth,…

“A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” is a social commentary on some of the baser characteristics of humanity. It is human nature to be fearful toward things that we do not understand, things…

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  • CAGED BIRD

Why does the caged bird stand on the “grave of dreams?”

In Maya Angelou’s poem “Caged Bird” she creates a vivid image with the line “But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams.” This is a death image. The hopes and dreams of a whole race…

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  • HISTORY

What was Napoleon’s effect on Europe and other places?

Napoleon Bonaparte was a skilled military strategist, and his keen intelligence lead him to great success in the unification of France after the Revolution. His rise to power began with his leading…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

In the novel Is Daisy as special as Gatsby thinks she is? Give evidence from the text.

In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan is, frankly, not as “special” as the romanticized image Jay Gatsby has developed of her throughout their years apart. In truth, nobody…

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  • HISTORY

Did Thomas Jefferson face any challenges in his life?

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), the third President of the United States, faced many challenges, both personal and moral in nature. First, his beloved wife, Martha, died in 1782 at age 33 as a result…

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  • BUD, NOT BUDDY

Explain one of the obstacles Bud faces in Bud, Not Buddy.

Bud’s parental situation is the overarching obstacle he faces throughout the novel. The other obstacles that come into his life are all connected to the fact that he had no father when his mother…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What is the purpose of a prologue?

A prologue is an introduction to a literary or musical work that is separate from the main narrative. Instead of a first scene, which often exists in the time and place of a story, a prologue is a…

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  • THINGS FALL APART

How is awareness of rank observed in the drinking of the palm wine?

In Things Fall Apart, Achebe presents a number of traditional Igbo customs and rituals in an effort to give the text an authentically Nigerian perspective. Chapter twelve contains one of the most…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In chapter 22 of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, what are six ways Jem shows maturity?

Chapter 22 of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is the chapter right after the Tom Robinson trial ends. Jem has suffered a tough blow to his sense of justice, and he has probably lost a little bit…

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  • HISTORY

Why did Malcolm X resort to violence?

Malcolm X is often associated with violence. However, that view is not entirely accurate. Malcolm X certainly had a more aggressive view regarding African-American civil rights than Martin Luther…

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