# How would you best describe the meter of the poem “A Psalm of Life” by Henry Longfellow?

**HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW**

**How would you best describe the meter of the poem “A Psalm of Life” by Henry Longfellow?**

Interesting question. Longfellow, as a Romantic poet, relies carefully on meter and rhyme schemes to present his moral-teaching poetry. “A Psalm of Life” is mainly trochaic tetrameter which means…

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**BUSINESS**

**Will the franchisee route to a faster roll-out of retail outlets work for these jewellery brands?…**

The question does not identify either the jewellery brands or the place or environment where the roll-out of retail outlet is required. Therefore it is not possible assess the pros and cons to a…

**THE CATCHER IN THE RYE**

**In Catcher in the Rye, what connections to people and places has Holden experienced that…**

Holden’s deepest connection that makes him feel a sense of belonging is to his sister Phoebe. Holden appreciates the sense of innocence that his little sister still has, so he feels especially…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**When defining words from The Great Gatsby for both connotation and denotation, what does the…**

It appears to me your teacher is asking you to find both the denotation (the dictionary definition) and the connotation (how it’s used in the text) for each of your words. For example, the word…

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**GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL**

**How and where were fruit trees we have today such as cherries and apples developed for…**

There is an answer of sorts to this question on pp. 124-5 of my copy of the book. It does not, however, tell you where these two trees were actually domesticated. According to Diamond, these trees…

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**THE ALCHEMIST**

**Please discuss The Alchemist by Ben Johson as an allegory.How is The Alchemist by Ben Jonson an…**

A discussion of Ben Jonson’s The Alchemist as an allegory is, in truth, a little difficult. The reason why this is so is that The Alchemist is in the genre of farce not that of allegory. However,…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

A persons home is his “castle”. The castle doctrine states that if a homeowner (or renter) is physically threatened or assaulted by an intruder who is trespassing on the property, or physically…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Do you have to have possession of anything to be charged with robbery?**

Absolutely not, the fact that the robber does not have actual physical possession of the fruits of a crime means nothing. Maybe the robber has already got rid of the stolen property by selling it,…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**If you were drunk and sitting in your car but not driving it can you get a ticket for DUI?**

In most drunk driving cases a witness is needed to testify that the person was observed driving the vehicle and that they were intoxicated. However, when the person was not driving the vehicle but…

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**SCIENCE**

Osteomyelitis is a serious inflammatory and infectious process of bone tissue that also involves the bone marrow. The causative agent is usually bacteria that have been introduced into the tissues…

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**SAKI**

**In “Dusk” by Saki, do you agree that Gortsby had been “too clever” for the second time in one…**

Yes. In Saki’s “Dusk,” after Grotsky hands the young man a sovereign and his card, he reflects, Poor boy, he as nearly as possible broke down….I don’t wonder either; the relief from this…

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**SCIENCE**

**How could you get a pneumothorax?**

A pneumothorax is when air enters the pleural cavity and changes the normal intrathoracic pressures. The most common way this occurs is from trauma to the chest wall by a penetrating injury such as…

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**MATH**

**The points (2,-3), (3,-2) & (8,k) lie on a straight line. Find k.**

Let A(2,-3) B(3,-2) and C(8,k) lie on a straight line Then, the slope for BC (m1) = the slope for AC (m2 Let us calculate: m1= k+3)/(8-2) = (k+3)/6 m2 = (k+2)/(8-3) = (k+2)/5 m1 = m2 ==> (k+3)/6…

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**I STAND HERE IRONING**

**In “I Stand Here Ironing,” why is the point of view important in understanding the story?Also I…**

Tillie Olsen’s “I Stand Here Ironing” is told as an interior monologue held by the mother who has been contacted by school officials about her daugther. The monologue of the narrator/mother…

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**MATH**

**Find the value of k if the line joining the points (3k,8) & (k,-3) has a gradient of 3.**

The gradient m of the line joining (x1,y1) and (x2,y2) is fiven by: m = (y2-y1)/(x2-x1)…….(1) Given m=3 and (3k,8) and (k,-3) are the points on the line. So puttthem in (1): 3 = (-3-8)/(k-3k) 3…

**MATH**

**If the gradient of the line joining the points (-3,-7) & (4,b) is equal to 3/5, find b.**

The gradient in a linear equation is the same thing as the slope of the line. So, m = 3/4. The slope is defined as the change in x over the change in y, that is: m = (x2 – x1)/(y2 – y1) 3/4 = (4 -…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**How would life differ if you tried to complete task without the internet?Do you have as much…**

This depends on what sort of task you are talking about. From the rest of your question, I assume you are talking about some sort of academic task. Since I have done academic stuff before and…

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**SCIENCE**

**Suggest one reason why magnesium oxide is used to line the inner surface of a furnace.**

Because it retains its strength at very high temperatures. It is considered a refractory material with a melting point of 6500 degrees F. It is also very non-reactive with other materials that…

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**HISTORY**

**What is the Reformation, and what did Martin Luther and John Calvin do in the Reformation?**

The Reformation was the time in history when the Roman Catholic Church split up and Western Europe was no longer united by one Christian religion. After the Reformation, there were still…

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**THE SCARLET LETTER**

**In Chapter 12 of The Scarlet Letter, what effect does Dimmesdale’s vigil have on his career?I’m…**

The Rev. Dimmesdale keeps many vigils throughout the course of these seven years covered in The Scarlet Letter. We hear about them once, and then he heads to the scaffold in the middle of the…

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**HAMLET**

**Hamlet’s final words are, “The rest is silence.” What does he mean by this? Is there more than…**

This is a good question. I must confess, I’ve never tried to make the connection between this line and anything elsewhere in the play. Upon reflection, the line–in context–might be read more…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**In The Great Gatsby, how is Jordan’s remark about large parties quoted below an example of…**

A paradox is an apparent contradiction that is actually true. In this case, one would not expect the speaker to say large parties are intimate. Most of us would associate large parties with a sense…

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**THE SUN ALSO RISES**

**What is the difference between bulls and steers in Chapter 13 of The Sun Also Rises?In Jake’s…**

The bulls are potent, the steers, having been castrated, are not. The bulls are center stage in the sport of bull fighting, and are seen as noble and respected. The steers, on the other hand, exist…

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**THE EDIBLE WOMAN**

**Compare The Edible Woman and Chocolat for the female protagonists’ ways of cooking and what they…**

Vienne’s purpose with cooking, and her goal of crafting the perfect food for people are to unite society, to blend in, and to be accepted. She also does it out of a natural feeling of nurturing and…

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**CHOCOLAT**

**In Chocolat, to what extent does Vianne influence social and cultural norms; to what extent is…**

In Chocolat we have some conflicts going on. Life in the small French village is dominated by the Catholic Church, led by Francise Reynaud. When Vianne shows up, it is Lent, the 40 days before…

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**THE EDIBLE WOMAN**

**In The Edible Woman how does the protagonist influence social and cultural norms and how is she…**

Marian influences social and cultural norms in that she questions the very meaning of existing as a woman in a society of double standards. She introspectively disagrees with the role of Clara as a…

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**SCIENCE**

**How many bones does a newborn baby have?**

Not many, newborn infants have more cartilage than bone at birth. This is why newborns are so limber, cartilage is more pliable than bone. Bones form and develop over time by a process called…

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**MATH**

**What is the explanation of trigonometry?**

Trigonometry is a branch of mathematics that deals with relationship between angles and linear measurement of the sides formed by them. The basic measurement of relationship between the angles and…

**THE WOMAN HANGING FROM THE THIRTEENTH FLOOR WINDOW**

**In the poem “The Woman Hanging From the Thirteeth Floor window” by Joy Harjo, what do you think…**

In “The Woman Hanging from the Thirteenth Floor Window,” the quote She thinks she remembers listening to her own life break loose, means something to the effect of breaking the chains that bind…

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**THE SUN ALSO RISES**

**Summarize Mike’s story about the medals in Chapter 13 of The Sun Also Rises. What does the…**

Mike has fought in the war, but he has no medals of his own, having never sent in for the ones to which he may have been entitled. One night he is invited to a “whopping big dinner”which the Prince…

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**SCIENCE**

**What functional groups glucose have? Is it an aldehyde or a ketone and why?**

glucose, as a solid, has five hydroxyl (OH) groups, and one aldehyde group (CHO) at the end in a linear structure. However, in the body glucose is generally found in a ring form as a alcohol. (see…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**working womenwhat is the value of working women in your point of view?**

I’ve worked full time since before I graduated college, and for me personally, it has helped me be independent, has given me a sense of accomplishment, and frankly, I just really enjoy my job…

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**SCIENCE**

**What are the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?**

Carpal tunnel syndrome is classified as an occupational health disorder because it is most commonly seen in people that perform chronic, repetitive movements involving the hands and wrist’s. Typing…

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**THE SUN ALSO RISES**

**Questions for chapter 17 Describe Jake’s awakening after Robert calls him a “pimp” and…**

Jake hits Robert when Robert calls him a pimp because on some level, Jake believes there is some truth to it. Pimps usually do not have sex with their girls, and Jake is incapable of having sex…

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**THE SUN ALSO RISES**

**Quote in chapter 17 “All for sport. All for pleasure” Explain the quote, “All for sport. All…**

A waiter in a cafe tells Jake that a man was gored by a bull, and after he tells Jake this, he is the one who says this quote. He is expressing his view that getting gored and killed by a bull just…

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**SCIENCE**

**How can the results shown below the procedures be explained? Liquid in Solid. Get a petri dish…**

There are a variety of factors involved in the diffusion of these two compounds through the gel. First you have the difference in molecular weight, with the larger molecule moving more slowly…

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**MATH**

**Verify if the function f=x^2-4x+4 has an extreme point!Verify if the function f=x^2-4x+4 has an…**

f(x)= x^2 – 4x + 4 First let us find f'(x) f'(x) = 2x – 4 ==> To find critical values, we need to calculate f'(x) zeros. 2x – 4 = 0 ==> 2x = 4 ==> x= 2 Now let us substitute in f(x) f(2) =…

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**MATH**

**ln e^2 + ln 8x = 3 solve for x**

ln e^2 + ln 8x = 3 We know that: ln x + ln y = ln x*y ==> ln (e^2)*(8x) = 3 ==> ln (8x*e^2) = 3 ==> 8(e^2) x = e^3 Now divide by 8*e^2 both sides: ==> x = (e^3)/8*e^2 ==> x = e/8

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**MATH**

**find the distance between A(2,4) and the line 2x-3y + 5 = 0**

A(2,4) d: 2x-3y + 5 =0 The distance between a point and line formula is: d = l (ax1 + by1 + c l/ sqrt(a^2 + b^2) = l (2*2 + 4*-3 + 5 l / sqrt(4 + 9) = l -3l / sqrt(13) = 3/sqrt13 Then the…

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**KIDNAPPED**

**How does Kidnapped reveal the physical and social geography of Scotland?**

Robert Louis Stevenson takes readers on a romp across the terrain of Scotland in Kidnapped as hero David Balfour seeks his destiny after his father’s death. He travels on foot across the distance…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Why does the media cover up FBI and police crimes?Why does the media cover up FBI and police crimes?**

If you are going to claim that the media covers up crimes by the police and FBI, you really ought to give specific incidents where you claim this has happened. Otherwise, you are just giving a…

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**MATH**

**solve for x if log 3 (3x) + 2log 3 (x) = 4**

log 3 (3x) + 2 * log 3 (x) = 4 First, from power property of logarithm, we know that: a log b = log b^a ==> log 3 (3x) + log 3 (x^2) = 4 Also, we know that: log a + log b = log a*b ==> log 3…

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**ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT**

**What incidents and metaphor in chapter 11 of All Quiet on the Western Front show that the men’s…**

In Chapter 11, the war is coming to a close and the German forces are badly suffering because they are running out of supplies. Paul says that the summer of 1918 was the worst of all because many…

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**MATH**

**find the area of the circle where the C(1,3) and P(3,7) is on the circle**

I am assuming that C(1,3) is the center of the circle?? and P(3,7) located of the circumference of the circle. Then we can find the length of the circle’s radius (r) (r) = sqrt[(3-1)^2 + (7-3)^2] =…

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**MATH**

**find the area of the rectangle ABCD where A(1,2) B(1,4) C(5,4) and D(5,2)**

A(1,2) B(1,4) C(5,4) and D(5,2) We know that the area of the rectangle is: a = Length * width Let us calculate: AB = sqrt(1-2)^2 + (4-2)^2 = sqrt(4 = 2 BC = sqrt[(5-1)^2 + (4-4)^2] = sqrt(16) = 4…

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**MATH**

**Find the equation for the line passes through (2,-3) and (2,2)**

We have points (2,-3) and (2,2) passes through the line. The equation for the line is: y- y1 = m( x-x1) y+3 = m(x-2) Let us calculate the slope m: m= (2+3)/(2-2) = 5/0 That means that the line is…

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**SCIENCE**

**How does a doctor check your cholesterol level?**

Actually, a doctor has very little to do with this procedure. All the doctor does is to order that the test should be done. From there, other people do all of the actual conducting of the test….

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**ARTS**

**Can someone explain the critical theories used by Giorgio Vasari to examine works of art?any…**

Giorgio Vasari wrote the famous Lives of the Painters in 1550. Artists of the day had a tendency to see drawings as the foundation of Renaissance painting. This was after Savonarola outlined the…

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**THE BASS, THE RIVER, AND SHEILA MANT**

**Analyze the connection between the fish and the rod and the relationship between Sheila and the…**

In “The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant,” the narrator has equal desires to “obtain” a bass and the affections of Sheila Mant. When the narrator finally works up the nerve to ask Sheila to a…

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**GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL**

**Give a brief analysis of how useful Diamond deems religion for the average Joe in society.The…**

LOL! Anyone go to James Logan High school :D? Got the same exact question…. CURSE THIS BOOK!