Imagine you are directing Act IV, scene ii of Macbeth: design the set; dress Lady Macduff and…

Imagine you are directing Act IV, scene ii of Macbeth: design the set; dress Lady Macduff and…

  • MACBETH

Imagine you are directing Act IV, scene ii of Macbeth: design the set; dress Lady Macduff and…

Lady Macduff should be dressed in very fine clothing. She is a Lady, the wife of the Thane of Fyfe, and therefore a person of high standing. Her dress should be made of good quality cloth, with…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Why does Atticus think Jem and Scout disobeyed him when he told them to stay in front of the…

Atticus questions Jem and Scout on the night of the fire at Miss Maudie’s house after he notices that his daughter has been covered with a blanket that she did not have before. When Scout assures…

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  • MACBETH

Do you have any sympathy for Macbeth in Act IV, Scene I?

In this scene, Macbeth revisits the witches and asks them for more information about his future. As you read, it is possible to feel some sympathy for Macbeth. He is so desperate to know more about…

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  • GOOD COUNTRY PEOPLE

Explain 5 words that describe or characterize Good Country People.

In “Good Country People” Joy / Hulga Hopewells flirt with its concept of radical individualism and intellectualism. She wants to be defined from the inside out and wants no external influences,…

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  • AMERICAN SCRIPTURE

What was the importance of Drayton’s pronouncements April 23, 1776?American Scripture chapter 2…

I would say that this pronouncement of Drayton’s was most important because of the way in which Drayton chose to defend his declaration that South Carolina was independent from Great Britain. He…

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  • THE COOKBOOK COLLECTOR

words in COOKBOOK COLLECTORAwesome vocab — this is my first read of Goodman’s — fans out…

I have just starting reading the book. I too am impressed with the vocabulary. So far I am enjoying the book and will probably pick up some more by her soon. I was drawn to the book as I am a…

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  • THE THINGS THEY CARRIED

In the story “On the Rainy River” from The Things They Carried what do Canada, the Rainy River,…

In the short story “On the Rainy River,” the fictional Tim O’Brien must decide between draft-dodging to Canada or going to war in Vietnam. At the center of his choice is Rainy River, a natural…

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  • MATH

What is the easiest way to estimate decimals?front end estimating

Whenever you do anything with decimals, the first thing you need to do is to make certain that the decimal points are lined up. What this means is that when you place the numbers you are adding in…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

who do you feel is the socrates of 2010?who do you feel is the socrates of 2010?

I feel like the Socrates of 2010 is Stephen Hawkins. While I do not neccesarily have to agree with everything he has researched and the conclusions that he has come to, I personally feel that there…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In Lord of the Flies, what are some moods that the author creates and how are they applied in the…

A mood is a feeling and I think these kids experience the feeling of abandonment. Think about how it might have felt to indeed be a child during WWII. With a dad off to war and a mom having to work…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Should Private “For Profit” Corporations be allowed to run U.S. Prisons? Would privatization…

Given that we already incarcerate more of our citizens than any other country in the world, I consider the privatization of prisons to be one of the more horrendous ideas out there. The fact is,…

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  • EVERYMAN

At the beginning of the play, what does the messenger say that Everyman will be about?

At the beginning of the play, the messenger says that since every man will eventually be called to account before God, he should be careful of his actions from the very beginning of his life. The…

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  • EVERYDAY USE

In “Everyday Use” compare and contrast Maggie and Dee.

Really, apart from the fact that they are sisters, the text establishes little similarity between Maggie and Dee. Consider how Maggie is introduced in the first paragraph: Maggie will be nervous…

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  • THE SNIPER

What is the trigger in “The Sniper?”

I am assuming here that by “trigger” you mean the initiating event that begins the rising action of the plot and leads to the climax and resolution. If so, then I would argue that the trigger is…

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  • MACBETH

What is the significance of the dagger scene — Act II, scene ii of Macbeth?

To me, the significance of this scene is that it gives us an early insight into the personality of Macbeth. In this scene, he is exhibiting characteristics that will be important over the rest of…

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  • THE SCARLET IBIS

What kind of brother does the narrator want?

The narrator of the story basically wants a normal brother who can do all the things that he can do–run, swim and climb trees. Doodle turns out to be anything but normal. None of his family…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Character analyses of both Romeo and Juliet?

I’m not sure that I understand your question. Are you confusing actor and character? Actors play characters created by a playwright, in this case William Shakespeare. The job of the actor is to…

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  • THE DESTRUCTORS

Is “The Destructors” a work of commercial or literary fiction? Why?

You might find it useful to specify what you mean by “commercial fiction” and “literary fiction”. I note that in the tags you placed the word themes, perhaps indicating that you want to know if the…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What are 4 keypoints that summarize ch. 11 and four keypoints that summarize ch. 12?chapter 11…

Chapter 11: The signal fire goes out and cannot be rekindled, Ralph and his followers go to Castle Rock to try and get Jack and his tribe to see reason and help keep the fire lit and return…

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  • PHYSICS

At the moment an object that has been tossed upward into the air reaches its highest point, is it…

Equilibrium is the state when an object is at rest or is in unaccelerated motion and the resultant of all forces acting on the object is zero and the resultant torque about any axis is also zero…

  • LAW AND POLITICS

What agencies recieve the National Youth Gang Survey (NYGS)?

The survey is sent to a wide variety of law enforcement agencies from throughout the country. The following information comes from the Bureau of Justice’s website (see the link below):…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What is Sutherland’s Differential Association Theory?

The DAT is a theory which is more prevalent within the field of criminology, and is used to predict the pattern of behavior that would lead individuals to commit crimes or engage in criminal…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What is social disorganization theory of juvenile delinquency?

The SDT is a theory that tries to study, predict, categorize and analyze the pattern of criminal activity in specific sections of a community, and is used to help determine what are the…

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  • REFERENCE

Can someone please explain this quote? “The girl and her heart become friends, and neither was…

I do not recognize this quote – is it from a piece of literature? Just based on the quote alone, I will venture an explanation for you. When the girl becomes friends with her heart, this means that…

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  • BEOWULF

In Beowulf, why is it that Beowulf is considered a round character?I’m writing an essay where I…

Beowulf is round, dynamic character because he is the poet’s epic hero who changes greatly throughout the narrative. He is full of paradoxes: he is both pagan and Christian, blood-thirsty and…

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  • A WHITE HERON

What does the Heron represent in the story?

The unspoiled nature. Or it is symbolic of what is kind, beautiful in both the wild nature and human nature.

  • WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

What kind of different madness do we see in Shakespeare’s major tragedies…

An interesting question. All of these tragic heroes have a pathological tragic flaw that hinges on madness. In Othello, it is jealousy and Iago takes advantage of this to bring about Othello’s…

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  • GOOD COUNTRY PEOPLE

In the story Good Country People (by Flannery O’Connor) what are 3 things that are important to…

Joy/Hulga’s mother, Mrs. Hopewell, claims to be fond of Mrs. Freeman and her daughters. She constantly tells everyone that she has kept them for so long because they “are not trash” but “good…

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  • THE STORM

Focus on the physical setting of “The Storm” and discuss its impact on Calixta and Alcee’s…

The story, set in the south in the middle of a torrential downpour, is all-important in being the catalyst for the action that occurs. First of all, if there was no storm, Bobinot and Bibi would…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

What was the point of Antony referring to Caesar’s wounds as mouths?

Here are the lines you’re referring to: Over thy wounds now do I prophesy– Which, like dumb mouths, do ope their ruby lips To beg the voice and utterance of my tongue– A curse shall light upon…

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  • THE STORM

Focus on the physical setting of the story (the location of the house and the storm) and discuss…

Calixta and Bobinot’s house sits in open field with a “low shingled roof” and “many tall trees standing about.” At the edges of the open field are more trees and scattered about are other buildings…

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  • THE STORM

Describe the historical context of “The Storm” and discuss how this historical setting perhaps…

I think that the turn of the century probably played a role in Chopin’s characterizations in the short story. Having said this, I think that Kate Chopin is a fairly interesting and unique writer…

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  • THE LOVELY BONES

How does The Lovely Bones book represent a journey-narrative?

This novel is narrated through the viewpoint of a murdered girl, Susie, who is watching her family from heaven. The story unfolds the painful journey her family goes through in trying to cope with…

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  • THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

What three words would you use to describe Della and Jim’s relationship?

The narrator says it best himself when he refers to them as “young fools”, in the way that they are innocent, young, and naive when it comes to prioritizing, and to live in a world outside of their…

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

What themes are Mr. Wickham from Pride and Prejudice involved in?

Themes, as far as the different stories within the novel are plenty: He was once involved with Georgiana Darcy, the younger sister of Mr. Darcy, and enticed her to elope with him just for the sake…

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  • MATH

What is the answer as a fraction in lowest terms:…

We’ll re-write the given expression: 5/17-8[(11/23)x-67/93]+67x-13/3[(47/101)x-23/41]=7 We’ll remove the brackets: 8[(11/23)x-67/93] = 88x/23 – 536/93 13/3[(47/101)x-23/41] = 13*47*x/3*101 -…

  • SCIENCE

Arrange these biological terms in order of size (from the smallest to the largest): organ, cell,…

The smallest item in the list would be organelles. Organelles are tiny structures within a cell, that help it to function. Example of organelles are– nucleus, mitochondria, cell membrane to name a…

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  • SHOOTING AN ELEPHANT

What are some examples of symbolism in George Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant”?

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  • THE NECKLACE

What is the mood and theme of the story “The Necklace?”

The tone of Guy de Maupassant’s “The Necklace” is one of suspense and irony, largely because of the surprise twist ending in which Mathilde and the reader learn that the necklace was of such little…

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  • HISTORY

How are the roads “symbolic to the net Great Britain had thrown over China”?His2 India Under…

It sounds like to me that the quote or statement comes from a textbook or some type of in class resource. I would propose that analyzing what has been said in your class or what is said in the…

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  • MATH

4 staff: A $15/hr 45hr/wk; B $13/hr 40hr/wk; C $18/hr 49hr/wk; D $11.50hr 36hr/wk-What is the…

First off, any employees working over 40 hours must be paid time and a half for the extra hours. However, you asked for a routine cost of staffing these 4 employees for a normal 40 hour week. For…

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Discuss cultural reflection of society in Pride and Prejudice.

The society of Pride and Prejudice is that of England at the start of the 19th century. In this society, class distinction and wealth were of primary concern amoung the upper classes, and because…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the relationship between cows and immunization?

This is a slightly vague question as it does not really specify what you want to know. After all, for example, cows are immunized for many things and so that is a relationship between cows and…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Examine your social position within the Canadian social structure. How much social power do you…

There are undoubtedly some specific definitions your instructor wants you to work with that you should focus on, including his version of what Canadian social structure looks like, and what the…

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  • SCIENCE

Please, name celestial bodies and a little bit about them.Prefferably tell how they live?

You need to begin by first finding out what the celestial bodies are. Per Library ThinkQuest, they are defined as the massive objects which make up our universe. They include stars, planets,…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Please summarise the six principles of realism by Morgenthau?

There are actual laws that govern international relations (like laws of physics). We can’t change these laws. International politics is all about countries trying to pursue their interests. And…

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  • JANE EYRE

Explanatory and critical notes on Jane’s encounter with Rochester?

Jane first encounters her employer, Mr. Rochester, in chapter 12 of the novel. She does not realize who he is. He is riding his horse at a very fast gallop, and flies by her. Up ahead, the horse…

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  • REFERENCE

What are the Poker Player Filippo Candio other interests ?

Hey how did this love entered to this game ? …well quite intersting ! Free Online Poker

  • MATH

Calculate the expression (a+a/b)*(a-a/b) when a=10 b=5 .

Let E = (a + a/b) *(a- a/b) We know that (x-y)(x+y) = x^2 – y^2 ==> E = (a^2 – (a/b)^2 = a^2 – a^2/b^2 = a^2 ( 1- 1/b^2) We know that a= 10 and b= 5 ==> E = 100 (…

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  • MATH

Verify if cos3a=(x^6+1)/2x^3 cosa=(x^2+1)/2x

cos a = (x^2 + 1)/2x let usdetermine cos 3a: We know that: Let us rewrite cos 3a : cos 3a = cos (2a + a) But we know that : cos(a+b) = cosa*cosb – sina*sinb ==> cos(2a + a) = cos2a*cosa -…

 


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