How would future generations understand our civilization if English were to die out as a language?

How would future generations understand our civilization if English were to die out as a language?

  • HISTORY

How would future generations understand our civilization if English were to die out as a language?

I am assuming that English has died out and somehow our civilization has been lost as well. In other words, it’s not just that we moved to some other languge and kept records of what happened in…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

How can I get custody of my grandchildren if something illegal was found in my daughter’s room in…

I have to make some assumptions here because this is a legal case and I don’t have a lot of information to go on from your question. Since your daughter lives with you, I am assuming that the…

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  • REFERENCE

Distinction between Assessment Evaluation, Measurement and Test.Concept of Classroom assessment.

The definitions for each are: Test: A method to determine a student’s ability to complete certain tasks or demonstrate mastery of a skill or knowledge of content. Some types would be multiple…

  • 1984

Why is what happens to Syme important? (chapter 5, book 2)

At the start of Book 2, Chapter 5, Syme basically just disappears. Winston notices that it is almost as if Syme had never existed. To find why this is important, I think you need to look at Book…

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  • 1984

In the course of Book 2, Chapter 5 of George Orwell’s 1984, how and why does Winston change?

Book 2, Chapter 5 of 1984 in part relates the story of Winston’s ‘summer of love’. Trysts with Julia in the bedroom above Mr. Charrington’s curio shop have worked astonishing changes in Winston’s…

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  • HISTORY

Why was the European conquest of British Columbia so easy? Thanks!This is before Canada was…

I think you have a good start there in terms of the underlying reasons why the British were able to conquer that land and those people so readily and easily. Disease and the resulting genocide of…

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  • THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER

Why does it matter so much that Madeline and Roderick are twins?

It matters that Madeline and Roderick are twins because of several reasons: The assumption that they may have been conceived within a consanguineal line The assumption that they “share the same…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Should “victim impact” statements be considered in criminal cases?

Victim impact statements are allowed at the sentencing phase of a trial. If a defendant is found guilty, a judge may hear and consider these statements in deciding on a sentence. In these…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What is the definition of “assembly line justice” and what is the cause of it?When is the right…

Assembly line justice is a phrase that was coined several years ago and refers to the processing of criminal defendants through the criminal justice system. In most jurisdictions jails are…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What are the two jurisdiction/systems of courts in the United States?

These are the federal courts and the state courts. These are the two main court systems that exist in the United States. These two court systems are, for the most part, separate from one another….

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  • BUSINESS

What does hedge against inflation mean?

The term “hedge” in investing means to invest in some way that will protect you against some particular eventuality that you fear. You try to invest in ways that will not lose value if that thing…

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  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

In Benjamin Franklin’s “Autobiography” what is the theme, tone, style, and place in American…

A brillant and enterprising individual, Benjamin Franklin continues to be an inspiration to Americans. As one of the forefathers of our country, his place in American history and literature is…

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  • MATH

If ax^2+ bx +c has the roots 2 and -1 what is the value of a , b and c?

Let f(x) = ax^2 + bx + c We have x1= 2 and x2=-1 are roots for f(X) f(x) is a 2nd degree function, then it has 2 roots (x1, and x2) ==> (x-x1) and (x-x2) are factors for f(x) . ==> f(x) =…

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  • SCIENCE

How are the stealth fighters able to avoid being detected?

The stealth fighters have been built with the aim of remaining invisible to radar. By doing this the enemy is not able to detect the aircraft until they are too close to be defended against….

  • MATH

How can we determine the point (x,y) which is equidistant from (8,7), (6,5) and (3,2)?

The points (8, 7), (6, 5) and (3, 2) lie on a single line y= x – 1. Therefore it is not possible to find a point (X, Y) that lies on the same plane and is equidistant from all the three points….

  • LAW AND POLITICS

What are some explanations of the chain of custody: how is it used in court, and what is its…

Chain of custody refers to official documentation of the complete sequence of activities connected with collection, custody, transfer, examination, and deposition of evidence used in legal…

  • LITERATURE

Comparison/Analysis of themes in early American LiteratureDiscuss how a theme in early American…

When I think of early American literature, I mostly think of religiously influenced living and writing. It seemed one of the most prominent themes of that time was knowing the difference between…

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  • GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

Why do authors use foreshadowing to develop the plot or theme?Why do authors use foreshadowing to…

I can think of at least two reasons that authors use foreshadowing. The first is that it creates suspense. If an event is foreshadowed, the readers want to read further to see how it develops….

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  • SCIENCE

What does inductance mean?

Induction was discovered in 1824 when Oersted saw that current though a coil created a magnetic field. Faraday and Henry later noticed that a moving magnetic field induces current in an electrical…

  • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

What typical themes of Shakespeare’s comedies are used in Much Ado About Nothing?Please specify…

Shakespeare re-examined certain themes over and over, in both his tragedies and comedies. One of the predominant themes is appearance versus reality, and another common theme is jealousy. All of…

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  • THE MINISTER’S BLACK VEIL

What is the ambiguity of the black veil?

The ambiguity of the black veil is that it covers the minister’s face from both good and evil. Although he is mourning the lost innocence and kindness of the world overall, the reality is that he…

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  • THE WASTE LAND

What does the title ‘The Game of Chess’ signify ? How this title is connected to the modern…

A Game of Chess is the game of seduction between man and woman. If a man wants to seduct a woman he has to play a “game” with her. Moving a piece in the right way signifies to move forward in the…

  • THE BLACK PEARL

Is the main conflict in The Black Pearl Ramon diving against his father’s wishes or actually…

The conflict would have to be Ramon wanting to learn how to dive. Ramon’s father wanted him to learn how to run the pearl business, not actually do the pearl diving himself. Part of his wish that…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, what did Atticus mean when he told Scout to delete the adjective and…

In this line from Chapter 7, Atticus is not being literal. He is using figurative speech in an attempt to tell Scout to ignore the way that Jem is exaggerating his accounts of how school gets to…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

The culture of the setting is essential to this story. What demonstrates the strong relationship…

Undoubtedly the setting of the story has a strong connection with the culture because we are talking about the NEW South versus Emily’s OLD South. In her days, she used to belong to a family of…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

To what extent is this a story about change, or the inability to change.

This question has been answered before on Enotes.com, but if you are looking for a different perspective, the situation is that Emily could not change her ways from the OLD South to the NEW South….

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  • THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

How could the Lord be “marginalizing” Sly? Explain.

“Marginalizing” seems an odd choice of words for interaction between individuals, since it implies a systemic problem that develops over time to shut one individual (or a group) out of “meaningful…

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  • 1984

“We do not destroy our enemies,we change them” What are the means by which Big Brother achieves…

There are many ways in which Big Brother accomplishes this “change.” Part of it is through a constant and consistent withering down of individual resistance so that the individual has little…

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  • TELL THEM NOT TO KILL ME!

Can you help me with a a thesis statement for this piece? i’m at a loss. my thesis statement…

If I were to write an essay or composition for this story, I would probably concentrate on the title. The title is based on Juvenico’s plea to his son to keep the police from killing him. The…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the energy of a 426 nm photon emitted from a light source?I came up with 2.822676 x 10…

The relationship between energy and frequency for light is given by the equation E = hf, where h is Planck’s constant and f is the frequency of the photon in m/s. In this problem you have the…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

My Thesis is: “Overwhelming strength and power of a group can lead to thoughts and actions that…

I’m not sure what your question is, but your thesis is a very strong one and one that can be easily supported. We see quite a bit of the mob mentality at work in the novel. The strongest example…

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  • HISTORY

Assess the successes and failures of Reconstruction.

I would say that one undeniable success of Reconstruction would be the passage of the Civil War Amendments. The embedding of the abolition of slavery, the assurance of voting rights, and the…

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  • THE SCARLET LETTER

How did the location(Boston Mass.) affect the treatment of Hester Prynne in The Scarlet…

Hester Prynne is treated extremely harshly by her peers in The Scarlet Letter. At the time of the novel’s setting, Boston was a Puritan village and was only about twenty years old. Members of…

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  • MATH

How much money do you need in your bank account to cover the exchange fee, and how much money…

You have $500 1 Euro = 1.33 dollar x euro = 500 dollar Cross multiply : ==> x = 500/1.33 = 375..84 euro The bank charcges 1% to make the exchange: ==> 1/100 * 500 = 5 dollars = 3.76 euro….

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Should we move to public financing of elections, or continue the system as it exists today?

I assume that you are talking about the United States. If so, I would argue that we should not move to public financing. I understand that public financing would seem fairer. If candidates had…

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  • SCIENCE

How would say Deontology and forensic science would apply to each other.Deontology: a person…

Deontology is a branch of philosophy and ethics that is concerned with the concepts of duty and the moral obligations that most people have. The forensic scientist is charged with maintaining a…

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  • HISTORY

What was the impact of the Reagan Revolution on federalism?

In my opinion, the impact of the Reagan Revolution on federalism was mixed. On the one hand, Reagan talked a lot about giving the states more power and the federal government less. The article…

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  • ESSAY LAB

How do you lay out your pargraphs for an essay for Romeo and Juliet, and what should each…

Your layout for an essay on Romeo and Juliet depends entirely upon your topic and especially upon your thesis statement. Here is an example: Let’s say you’d like to discuss the role of family…

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  • HISTORY

What was the effect of globalization on the American economy in the 1980s?

In my opinion, the main affect of globalization in that decade was to cause a major decline in manufacturing in the United States. During the 1980s, it seemed to many Americans that Japan was…

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  • MACBETH

Explain how Lady Macbeth’s behavior differs from a traditional woman of this time. Which quotes…

In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, we can infer that Lady Macbeth differs from what women are supposed to be like, based on her situation, what roles she is supposed to play, and Macbeth’s reaction to her…

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  • ANGELA’S ASHES

In chapter 2, what does the image of the pints on the casket symbolize?

On the day of Eugene’s funeral, Frank’s father must be retrieved from the local pub in order to attend the service. When he places his pint of Guiness on top of the white coffin, the image is as…

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  • HISTORY

WHERE CAN I FIND AUTHORED SOURCES ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF OFFICE MANAGEMENT&…

The best place to access accurate information with regard to this subject is the Library of Congress. I have included the website below.

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  • LITTLE BROTHER

What is the theme of the book Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

One of the crucial themes in Little Brother is Right to Privacy. Although Marcus lives in a culture that is under much surveillance, he is still unprepared for the invasions of privacy that come to…

  • LITERATURE

Thesis statementI am suck and need help in writing a thesis statement for a compare/contrast…

I have never read either of these books, but as you still await an answer, I might at least help you get started. What you really need to do is sit down and brainstorm as much as you can. Start…

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  • RELIGION

What ultimately is God promising that goes beyond the story of Abraham?Even thought the story of…

God promises Abraham many things, one being many decendents. Beyond that, he promises them a land with flowing milk and honey that will meet their every need. Since many writings have been added to…

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  • SCIENCE

How do the major histocompatibility complex class I and class II self antigens function?lumphatic…

MHC or major histocompatibility complex is a region in our genes that encodes MHC molecules. These molecules have a very important role to play in the immune system. MHC molecules are of two types…

  • THE SNIPER

In the short story ‘The Sniper’ is the main character a hero or not?

This is a very interesting question and the answer of course depends on how you determine the word “hero”. My initial impression is to say that we are not given enough information about the man to…

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  • PULMONARY FUNCTION TEST

What is a simple definition of FEV1?

The Forced Expiratory Volume of air in breathing is a measurement of air that is forcibly expelled from the lungs in an exhalation (this is different from a resting exhalation, which uses the…

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  • SCIENCE

In a resting person, how many O2 molecules attached to each hemoglobin molecule on average in…

Erythrocyes (red blood cells) carry the hemogoblin molecule. Oxygen is transported on the hemoglobin molecule. An average hemoglobin for an adult male is approximately 12 grams/dl. All blood has…

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  • TEACHERS

In the following scenario, do we see reflective writing or reflective thinking?In an effort to…

Reflective writing in my opinion is reflective thinking. Some people need to talk, or in this case write, to get that thinking reflex in their brain activated. When the buddy is reading the…

 


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