# How would you describe the setting for “The Pit and the Pendulum”?Please Help!

**MATH**

**Can someone please help me with this problem? $15,660 x 2/3 x 1/2 = ? I need an answer before…**

Assuming that there are no parentheses or anything that you have left out, you simply have to go from left to right. You will first multiply 15,660 by 2/3 and then you will take the product of…

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**THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM**

**How would you describe the setting for “The Pit and the Pendulum”?Please Help!**

I wonder if you are referring to the historical, contextual setting or the actual setting of the prison cell that occurs in the story? To focus on the historical setting, this is Poe’s famous story…

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**HAMLET**

**What is the historical accuracy of Hamlet?**

Hamlet isn’t a true crime story or a documentary script, but the basic story has commonalities to a number of historical legends the most notable of which is the Amleth legend in the Gesta Danorum…

**HISTORY**

**How was Jefferson’s development of “the grid” involved in the expansion/strengthening of the U.S…**

When you refer to “the grid” I assume that you are talking about Jefferson’s idea of land in the “Northwest Territories” up into the townships and sections, half sections, etcetera. If so, I think…

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**THE CATCHER IN THE RYE**

**I need help writing a 500 words essay about Holden Caulfield and about the author’s views in…**

As you know, we cannot write your essay for you, but we can help you with HOW to do it. You really have given two separate assignments. Are you supposed to write about the author’s views, or about…

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**MOBY DICK**

**Why does the crew choose to follow Ahab in his mission to kill Moby Dick?Herman Melville’s Moby Dick**

In Chapter 36 of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, Ahab has paced the deck as is his wont; finally, he orders Starbuck “to send everyone aft.” When all the ship’s company is assembled, Ahab paces some…

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**ADRIENNE RICH**

**What significance do the negative connotations throughout Adrienne Rich’s poem, “Amends,”…**

The speaker of the poem “Amends,” by Andrienne Rich, is describing the moonlight sweeping over the landscape and finally setting on the “eyelids of sleepers.” It covers with its beauty the ugly,…

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**MACBETH**

**In Act 3, what are the 4 most important events in this act of Macbeth?**

Four most important events of act 3 are the following: 1) Macbeth hosting his coronation banquet; 2) Macbeth talking to two murderers and finalizing the killing of Banquo and his son, Fleance; 3)…

**THE OUTSIDERS**

**Why does Cherry say she can fall in love with Dally?**

Cherry doesn’t give a specific reason why she could fall in love with Dally, just that if she ever saw him again, she would fall in love with him. However, judging by her taste in boys, namely Bob…

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**I FELT A FUNERAL, IN MY BRAIN**

**What is the meaning of “I felt a Funeral, in my Brain”?**

This is a curious poem that can often be hard to interpret in terms of its meaning. However, it appears that this poem traces the various stages of some kind of mental breakdown, using the imagery…

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**HISTORY**

**What reasons do conservatives give for wanting to make changes regarding the civil rights…**

Some Conservatives believe that the previous discussion of the Civil Rights Movement in textbooks gave “unrealistic expectations of outcomes” to minority groups (NewsBox). I speculate that another…

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**POETRY**

**i need one song in the hip hop and/or RnB genre that has figurative language in it and represents…**

Tupac’s Me against the World or Fight the Power from Public Enemy

**POETRY**

**Where can I find criticism on Grace Nichols, particularly on the collection The Fat Black…**

Aside from traditional contemporary criticism collections in the Reference section of your academic library, there are a couple of online sources of criticism of Grace Nichols that feature “The Fat…

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**From the story FRANKENSTEIN, please give me as many quotes as you can that emphasize the themes…**

I will answer this question and hopefully the dozen or so people who are asking this same question today will be able to get an answer, at least from my point of view. If you want to find quotes…

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**THE SCARLET LETTER**

**What is Hawthorne’s ultimate message regarding conformity and individual identity?**

My personal response is directed at the power and persecution visited by a one group upon the members of another group—and that it is done so with overwhelming hypocrisy. The Puritans fled to the…

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**SCIENCE**

**What are the types of ultrasound machines and who are the potential and end users?**

Ultrasound uses sound waves above 20 kilohertz. As this frequency is above the limit of the frequency range that the human ear can detect, it is called ultra sound. Ultra sound waves can penetrate…

**WILFRED OWEN**

**What is significant in the setting of “Disabled” by Wilfred Owen?**

Wilfred Owen was a young poet who was interested in the idea of beauty. His experiences as a soldier in World War I, however, taught him that beauty is short-lived. Owen himself was killed in…

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**HISTORY**

**Did advanced countries succeed in population control?Did advanced countries succeed in population…**

I imagine that you could say that advanced countries have succeeded in population control. Just about every advanced country in the world has a very low birth rate these days. In fact, you could…

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**THE WANDERER**

**How does the wanderer’s present life compare with his former life?**

In the Wanderer’s former life, he had friends that he could speak with. Now, all of his friends and fellow seafarers are gone and he is left to wander for companionship and what it is become of…

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**MATH**

**Solve for x : 4sinx – 3cosx = 0**

We have to solve 4sinx – 3cosx = 0 Now 4 sin x – 3 cos x =0 => 4 sin x = 3 cos x divide by 4 cos x => 4 sin x / 4 cos x = 3 cos x / 4 cos x => tan x = 3/4 Therefore x = arc tan (3/4) or x=…

**MATH**

**Is the function arctanx covex or concave in the positive real set.**

f(x) = arc tanx . f(0) = 0. f'(x) = (arctanx)’ = 1/(1+x^2). Therefore arc tan x is monotonously increasing. f”(x) = (1/1+x^2)’ = -2x/(1+x^2)^2 is < 0 for all x> 0. Also we know the…

**BUSINESS**

**Why is private property a source of economic growth?It is for Macroeconomics**

I would say that private property is a source of economic growth because people who have (or are allowed to have) private property want to get more of it. In a free market economy, the desire for…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**I have been asked to address the importance of deviance as it relates to study of…**

Your original question asked more than one question, so I have had to cut it down according to enotes regulations. Key to the study of crime and deviance in sociology is the realisation that what…

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**MATH**

**How many groups of four elements can be formed from nine elements .**

We need to find the number of groups that can be formed by taking 4 elements out of 9 that we have. Now while forming groups the order in which the elements are chosen does not matter, therefore we…

**THE CATCHER IN THE RYE**

**Why did it depress Holden when an old guy told him that his days at Pencey were the…**

To answer that question, just think for yourself about how Holden feels about Pencey. If you felt like that, would you want that to be the happiest time of your life? At Pencey, Holden is…

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**MATH**

**Solve the inequality : 14x^2 < 13x – 3 .**

We have to solve the inequality 14x^2 < 13x – 3 Now 14x^2 < 13x – 3 subtract 13x – 3 from both the sides => 14x^2 – 13x + 3 < 0 => 14x^2 – 7x – 6x + 3 < 0 => 7x( 2x – 1) -3 (2x…

**MATH**

**Find the indefinite integral of y=1/(2x^2+8x+8).**

To determine the indefinite integral, we’ll factorize by 2 the denominator. 2x^2+8x+8 = 2(x^2 + 4x + 4) We notice that the denominator is the result of expanding the square: x^2 + 4x + 4 = (x+2)^2…

**JEAN PIAGET**

**Compare and contrast Piaget’s and Festinger’s cognitive theories of motivation.**

Piaget and Festinger explored (different aspects) cognitive theory which researches the connection between an individual’s mental capacities and their ability to construct meaning from experiences,…

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**MACBETH**

**Explore the importance of one of Macbeth’s soliloquies in Macbeth showing how Shakespeare creates…**

In Act 3 Scene 1, Macbeth’s soliloquy shows his fear that the second half of the witches’ prophecy will come true and that Banquo’s sons will eventually become the line of kings in Scotland. In…

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**SCIENCE**

**What effects does severe burns have on body fluid and electrolytes balance?**

When a person has major burns, there is a resultant damage to the intravascular volume and it is decreased in both the damaged tissue as well as surrounding areas. This is caused due to increased…

**SCIENCE**

**What is the percent error of a length measurement of 0.229 cm if the correct value is 0.225 cm?**

The percent error of this length measurement is 1.77%. Here is how you find this error. First, you have to find how far off your estimate was from the actual correct value. In this case, we can…

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**MATH**

**Fred picked four numbers out of a hat. The average of the four numbers is 9. If three of the…**

Let the four numbers be: 5, 9, 12, and x Given the average of the four number is 9. We know that the average: Av. = (sum of all numbers)/ total number of numbers ==> 9 = (5+9+12+x)/4 ==> 9…

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**MATH**

**3 l 5x-3 l + 8 = 11 solve for XI think I wrote the question correctly 🙂**

3 l 5x-3 l + 8 = 11 solve for X First we will move 8 to the right sides: ==> 3 l 5x-3l = 3 Now divide by 3: ==> l 5x-3 l = 1 Now we have two cases: case(1): (5x-3)= 1 ==> 5x = 4 ==>…

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**MATH**

**Find the antiderivative of x^1/2/(x-1)**

f(x) = x^1/2 / (x-1) We need to find F(x) such that: F(x) = intg f(x) dx ==> F(x) = intg (x^1/2)/ (x-1) dx Let us rewrite: ==> (x-1) = (sqrtx – 1)(sqrtx + 1) ==> F(x) = intg…

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**REFERENCE**

**What is the Russian (country) equivalent to the United States’ NCAA?**

The Russian Olympians Foundation is the current organization responsible of Russian athletes. In the past during the Communism, the ministry of sport was the one used to control every matter…

**MATH**

**Solve the system: 2x – 5y = -2 3x + y = 6 Solve for x**

2x – 5y = -2 …………….(1) 3x + y = 6 ………………(2) Let us use the elimination to solve, We will multiply (2) by 5 and add tp (1): 2x- 5y = -2 15x + 5y = 30 ==> 17x = 28 ==> x=…

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**MOBY DICK**

**What does Moby represent to Ahab, Starbuck, and the crew of the Pequod?**

In Melville’s Moby Dick, to all Moby Dick is a formidable force, but Starbuck, the Quaker, feels that it wrong for Ahab to seek vengeance upon a dumb brute: “to be enraged with a dumb thing,…

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**MATH**

log (x^2 + 3) – log (2x-5) = 0 Using algorethim properties, we know that: log a – log b = log a/b ==> log (x^2 + 3) / (2x-5) = 0 We also know that log 1 = 0 ==> log (x^2 + 3)/(2x-5) = log 1…

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**BUSINESS**

**How does long-run growth analysis justify its focus on supply?This is for Macroeconomics**

In macroeconomics, classical economists argue that long run growth can only be achieved by increasing supply. They base this argument on the idea that the aggregate supply curve is vertical….

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**JULIUS CAESAR**

**Analyze the conversation between Cassius and Brutus in Act I. sc. Indicate what it reveals about…**

We learn a great deal about the major players in Julius Caesar in Act I, scene 2. It is clear that both Brutus and Cassius are concerned over Caesar’s growing power. Cassius is sounding Brutus…

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**LINDEN HILLS**

**I’m working on research paper on Linden Hills; I guess I need help developing a strong thesis…**

If you are going to write a paper on the class system’s negative effects on the characters of Linden Hill, I believe that you have chosen a strong topic; the story will provide you with numerous…

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**KATE CHOPIN**

**What overall feeling do you get when you read The Locket by Kate Chopin?Does this mood change at…**

The feeling I get when I read this short story is one of mystery. The author sets the stage for this right from the very beginning when she describes the locket as some sort of good luck charm….

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**MACBETH**

**Macbeth refers to himself as a yellow autumn leaf. How is the imagery suitable to the outcome of…**

This line is found in Act V, Scene 3. I would say that this imagery is suitable to the outcome of the play because Macbeth dies at the end of the play after a short period of glory. In this, you…

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**THE KITE RUNNER**

**What kind or resettlement process did Baba snd Amir have to endure when they came to the US? How…**

When Baba and Amir move to the United States, like many immigrants, their status totally changes. While Baba was a wealthy, respected businessman in Afghanistan, he has to work at a gas station in…

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**REFERENCE**

**How can i make a free publish on the net?free website**

Not sure if there are any free places, but places like godaddy.com are pretty reasonable as far as price. I also know there are some out there that advertise free but not sure if there are any…

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**SCIENCE**

**Are tides due to the Sun or the Moon?**

The answer is that both of these have an impact. Although most people believe that only the moon has an impact on the tides of the Earth’s oceans, the sun actually does have some amount of an…

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**MAUD**

**I need a critical analysis of the poem “Come into the Garden Maude” by Alfred Lord Tennyson.**

“Come into the Garden Maude” by Alfred Lord Tennyson is an exquisitely composed and crafted love poem. The story is that after a long ball, the poetic speaker (possibly Tennyson) is devotedly…

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**HISTORY**

**When did the fall of Hitler begin?**

Tough question… I would point to three incidents that led to the fall of Hitler. I guess you could say that the one that came first was the beginning of his fall. To me, there are three major…

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**JOHN DONNE**

**What are the metaphysical qualities we can see in the poem “Good Morrow” by John Donne?**

Here are some such features as you can build your answer upon: 1. The poem opens rather suddenly with a a typical Metaphysical shudder; 2. Donne employs a rather argumentative design as the lover…

**BUSINESS**

**x $ 2, $14, $20, $100 p(x) .40 .20 .20 .20what is the mean of the random var x.**

Here we are given the values of x and we are also given the probability with which each of the values occur. To find the mean of the random variable x, we have to multiply each of the values with…