In Anthem, why was Equality 7-2521 able to escape from The Palace of Corrective Detention and why…

In Anthem, why was Equality 7-2521 able to escape from The Palace of Corrective Detention and why…

  • ANTHEM

In Anthem, why was Equality 7-2521 able to escape from The Palace of Corrective Detention and why…

Equality 7-2521, was sent to the Palace of Corrective Detention because he refused to tell the Council of the Home about the Tunnel when it was discovered that he had gone somewhere alone and that…

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  • THE MIRACLE WORKER

In The Miracle Worker, what does Annie mean by “words, why, you can see five thousand years back…

I can see your conundrum if you take these words out of context. It’s best to look at the context if you would like to find out the full meaning. First, this is spoken by Annie at the moment when…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Atticus feel when the verdict is announced?Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird

Atticus is the most unrevealing character we see in To Kill a Mockingbird. He immediately assures Tom that this isn’t over yet. Then he walks indifferently down the aisle. Atticus is always…

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  • THE GOOD EARTH

“When the poor become to poor and the rich are to rich.” What is the ambivalence of this…

The tension in the statement is seen in Wang Lung’s journey through life. While he and his family are in the city in the south, Wang Lung meets many rich people and he witnesses the open market…

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  • GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL

How does Diamond’s theory that invention is, in fact, the mother of necessity bear upon the…

What Diamond says that really goes against the “heroic” model of invention is that individual inventors are not really all that important. He argues two things. First, he says that by far most…

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  • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Please analyze Claudio┬┤s behaviour in Act 3 of “Much Ado About Nothing”?Especially his…

Claudio makes an important decision in Act III. He decides that there is concrete proof of Hero’s infidelity. He does this based upon events that happen offstage and only reported to the audience…

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  • A TALE OF TWO CITIES

What does Miss Pross do to protect Lucie and her child?What sacrifice must she make to defend them?

In A Tale of Two Cities, Miss Pross is the staunch defender of Lucie Manette (later Lucie Darnay), her “ladybird,” from the first time we meet her to the last chapter of the novel. In the…

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  • A TALE OF TWO CITIES

What explanation does Dr.Manette’s letter provide for the actions and vengefulness of Madame…

We wonder, for the better part of A Tale of Two Cities, why Madame Defarge seems so angry and so intent on punishing Charles Darnay–and later his entire family. When the Defarges are part of the…

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  • MATH

Find the distance between the line y+2x -5= 0 and the point (1,3).

We have the line : 2x + y – 5 = 0 And the point (1,3) The formula for the distance is: d = l ax1 + by1 + cl / sqrt(a^2 + b^2) = l 2 + 3 – 5l/ sqrt(4+1) = 0/sqrt5=0 The sdistance is 0 units. That…

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  • MATH

solve for x: sqrt(x^2 + 5x -3) = x+3

sqrt(x^2 + 5x -3) = x+3 To solve, let us square both sides: ==> [sqrt(x^2+5x-3)]^2 = (x+3)^2 Open btackets: ==> x^2 + 5x -3 = x^2 +6x +9 Reduce and group similar: ==> -x = 12 ==> x= -12

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  • MATH

ln (x+2) – ln 3x = ln 5

ln (x+2) – ln 3x = ln 5 We know that : ln a – ln b = ln a/b ==> ln (x+2)- ln 3x = ln (x+2)/3x = ln 5 ==> (x+2)/3x = 5 Now cross multiply: ==> x+2 = 15x ==> 13x = 2 ==> x = 2/13

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  • SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN

What are some themes in Snow Flower and the Secret Fan?Also are there any quotes that prove that…

One of the major themes in Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is the bond between women. In Chinese society during the setting of the story, women were still bound by strict cultural practices–the…

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  • MATH

if cosx = 0.25 find sinx, tanx

cosx = 0.25 = 1/4 We know that: sin^2 x + cos^2 x = 1 ==> sinx = sqrt(1-cos^2 x) = sqrt(1- 1/16) = sqrt(15/16) = sqrt15/4 ==> sinx = sqrt15/4 ==> tanx =…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

Where can you find evidence of Gatsby’s devotion/obsession with an ideal, rather than an actual…

Daisy represented something that Gatsby couldn’t have because he was impoverished at the time of their late teenage romance. It is human nature to want what you cannot have. Gatsby apparently went…

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  • MATH

solve for x , y2x – 3y = -1 x+5y =7

2x- 3y = -1……(1) x+5y = 7……..(2) Using the substituting method: Rewrite (2); x= 7- 5y Now substitute n (1) 2x-3y = -1 2(7-5y) – 3y = -1 14 – 10y -2y = -1 12y = 15 ==> y = 15/12 = 5/4…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

List three embellishments or exaggerations made by Miller between the real Salem Witch trial and…

This is a good question, as we tend to take this fictionalized work as exact historical truth. Miller himself tells us, to some degree, which elements of The Crucible are true and which he’s…

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  • HAMLET

Quote a line in the seventh scene in Hamlet that develops the theme of appearance vs. reality.

Your question was a little vague since it is usually required to name the Act and Scene numbers in order to locate a particular scene in the play. However, the seventh scene in the play would be…

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  • WHEN THE LEGENDS DIE

From the book When the Legends Die, what is the comparison of this quote: “first snow came, six…

I am not sure exactly what you are asking for, but I will try to help as best I can. In this quote, the author compares snow to cotton; more specifically, the first six inches of snow are compared…

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  • A SEPARATE PEACE

What does Gene learn about himself by the end of the novel?A Separate Peace by John Knowles

Depending on your editor, you could receive a variety of answers to this question. A Separate Peace is one of those coming-of-age novels that reveal truths about humanity we all need to learn. You…

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  • THE JUNGLE

What are four themes in The Jungle?

Four themes in The Jungle include the American Dream, class conflict, crime, and self-reliance. The promise and elusiveness of the American Dream is the central theme of the book. The Rudkus family…

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  • MACBETH

Define the metaphor and explain the two-part comparison in Lady Macbeth’s line:”The raven himself…

In Act 1, Lady Macbeth prepares herself to go through with helping Macbeth murder King Duncan. The King arrives at Macbeth’s home under the pretense of a dinner party, but Lady Macbeth and Macbeth…

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  • THE HUNGER GAMES

This doesn’t have much to with school, but, since I love The Hunger Games, I wanted to ask if it…

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is a dystopian novel about a world where the twelve remaining Districts are punished yearly for the rebellion of the extinct thirteenth District. Annual…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

How does the forge represent Joe?Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

The forge is symbolic of the strength of character in Joe Gargery. He is an honest man who wears his heart for all to see on his rolled up sleeve as he works and values industry as a virtue. Yet,…

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  • HOUSEKEEPING

What are the main themes in Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson?

Robinson covers the themes of introversion, loneliness, transience & sublimation in her novel. Another theme emphasized in the novel is that of grief and how when left unexplored in this case…

  • HISTORY

Was the United States justified in their imperialistic policies of the late 1800s and early 1900s?

Of course, this is simply a matter of opinion. And it must be said that it is a complex question as well since the US undertook imperialism in a wide variety of areas, from Latin America all the…

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  • SCIENCE

What is torsade de pointes?

Torsade de pointes or polymorphic ventricular tachycardia is a very rapid form of ventricular tachycardia. The QRS complex takes on a twisting appearance on the isoelectric line and the Q-T…

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  • THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

What does holden mean when he says “mothers are all slightly insane”?

I think he means that all mothers will do a lot for the their children and can be very protective.

  • SCIENCE

Carbon dioxide is a gas at room temperature & silicon(IV) oxide is a solid with a high…

The carbon dioxide molecule is a molecule that is perfectly symmetric about its axes. There is a carbon atom in the center with oxygen atoms at either side. It has no dipole moment so it…

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  • THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH

What is the exposition of “The Masque of the Red Death”?Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Masque of the Red…

The exposition of “The Masque of the Red Death,” of course, introduces the setting, the characters, and the basic situation as well as providing some background information: a plague, called “the…

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  • SCIENCE

Silicone is used extensively in the chemical industry. Predict two physical properties of silicone.

From the fact that silicone is used extensively in the chemical industry we are looking at those properties that are directly responsible for this. These generally include properties like stability…

  • CONTENTS OF THE DEAD MAN’S POCKET

What complicates the opening situation?”Contents of the Dead Man’s Pockets” by Jack Finney

The complication of the exposition of Jack Finney’s “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pockets,” the point in the story in which conflicts develop and suspense is built, involves the desires of the main…

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  • ALICE WALKER

How can I outline the theme of imprisonment (3 points) as it relates to the short story “Beauty:…

This is going to be similar to an answer previously posted. I would say that one critical step in outlining this theme is to go through the story and make the argument that there are two Walkers…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Why does Pip return Magwitch’s unopened pocket book?

I think that Pip’s reasons for acting in this way can be summed up by the following sentence from the start of Chapter 47. Here, Pip says that I had quite determined that it would be a heartless…

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  • ALICE WALKER

Outline the theme of imprisonment as it relates to the short story “Beauty: When the Other Dancer…

I think that one can draw much in way of imprisonment in Walker’s memoir. The imprisonment that arises is one that asks why one is the way they are. There was little imprisonment when Walker was…

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  • LITERATURE

How is the theme of poetic justice used in the short story “Wine on the Desert”?thanks!

Poetic justice is a literary device where virtue is rewarded or vice is punished. Often, irony is involved or a twist of fate related to the actions of one of the characters. In this short story,…

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  • LOOK BACK IN ANGER

How does the play reflect the time it was written in?

England was losing her colonies. Her citizens were coming back home. The population in England increased but jobs did not. Students graduated from universities but didn’t get jobs. Unemployment…

  • KING LEAR

Act 1 , scene 1, Lear says in L81 ” Nothing will come of nothing.” How is this threat significant…

I think that one does not have to go far in assessing the statement with the likes of Regan and Goneril. Both of them had set their sights on “the old man’s” kingdom for some time. Their…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

Who is the antagonist in “Animal Farm” ?

I think that this is a matter of opinion since, in this story, there is not really a clear protagonist. In my opinion, the real antagonist in the story is Napoleon. I say this because I think that…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What predictions for the future can we make based upon an understanding of postmodernist…

I don’t think that we can underestimate the role technology will play in the future of any approaches with criminology. Technology, in particular the web, will play vital roles in establishing…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What are its central tenants of peacemaking criminology?

Peacemaking criminology offers an alternative way to deal with crime and is based on asking why individuals commit crime and how society can show empathy and understand their situation. This…

  • HOW MUCH LAND DOES A MAN NEED?

What is the background of the story “How Much Land Does a Man Need?” by Leo Tolstoy?

Tolstoy wrote this excellent tale against a backdrop of massive changes in 19th century Russia. Until the emancipation of Russian serfs by Czar Alexander II, these peasants were virtual slaves of…

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  • SCIENCE

Explain, in terms of the bonds present in NaCL & CH4, why their physical states are different?

NaCl (Sodium chloride) NaCl is a ionic compound in which the ions form ionic bond, ionic bond is a chemical bond in which one atom loses one electron to form positive ion and that electron is…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

What are some literary terms used in Chapter 5 in Of Mice and Men?Can you give me the literary…

I think you may be asking about literary devices which can be found in Chapter 5, as opposed to literary terms; the terms are the words that describe the devices. There are any number of literary…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What is risk management as it relates to health care?

Risk management in a broad sense are the methods used by health care institutions to defend the assets of the company against civil litigation. We live in a very litigious society. Risk managers…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

What are some significant quotes pertainning to Slim in Of Mice and Men?They have to…

Slim is described as “a tall man.” When he first appears in the story, he stands in the doorway of the bunk house where the other men are gathered. The author says about his physical appearance,…

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  • GRAMMAR

long notes on each…. 1-subject 2-verb 3-object 4-direct object 5-indirect object 6-nouns…

Subject: the who or what of the sentence. Example: John threw the ball to Jane. Verb: the action or state of being of a sentence. Example: John threw the ball to Jane. -or- John is tall. Object:…

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  • HISTORY

What good books can I find about The Middle Ages?I need books about the history, culture,…

There are many good books that deal with life in the Middle Ages. I think the best non fiction book that I could recommend on the history of the Middle Ages is A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous…

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  • THE ENGLISH TEACHER

What are some of the ways in which children affect Krishna’s life?Just give an explanation.

I would say that Leela probably has one of the largest impacts on Krishna’s life. The idea that Leela, Krishna’s daughter, can end up being a formative influence in his life is shown once Susila…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Can anyone help me out with these questions? 7. How did Jack appear on the beach? 9. Who takes…

Your second question really has no answer, so I’ll concentrate on the Jack question, found in chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies. Jack is head chorister (simply, it seems, because he can sing a C…

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  • OEDIPUS REX

What is the significance of the opening scene of Oedipus Rex?

The opening scene of Oedipus Rex is Oedipus standing before the people of Thebes, asking why are they are mourning. Speaking on behalf of the people, a priest explains to Oedipus that they (the…

 


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