In chapter 11 of All Quiet on the Western Front, what happened to Detering?

In chapter 11 of All Quiet on the Western Front, what happened to Detering?

  • ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

In chapter 11 of All Quiet on the Western Front, what happened to Detering?

Detering was overcome by homesickness and deserted. He was caught by the military police, and court-martialed. Detering was “one of those who kept himself to himself”. One day, he saw a cherry…

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  • THE WEDDING

In The Wedding, does Jane leave Wilson? Does she come back to him?

At the beginning of the story, Wilson senses that Jane is pulling away from him. He questions whether his wife still loves him. They have grown distant in their daily lives, really living parallel…

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  • ANTIGONE

Why are Beowulf and Antigone both considered heroes? What makes them heroic?

Beowulf and Antigone are indeed both heroic characters. Beowulf is heroic in the tradition of myth and legend. As a young warrior, he is strong, courageous, and fierce in battle; he is also a doer…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, who dies in Chapter 8 and who “replaces” him?

Your question confuses two separate deaths in the Radley family. In the beginning of Chapter 8, we learn that Mrs. Radley died that winter, the winter when it snowed in Maycomb and when Miss…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

which religion gives most enthics to her followersbeyound prejudice, it is a open discussion for all

I think that if there is a conception of spirituality in any mode of relationship, there is ethical considerations. The idea of “most ethics” can be broadened to simply invoke “ethical conduct,”…

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  • ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY

Who was the man that lived with the Logans in Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry?He helps the family…

The man that lives with the Logans to help and protect the family while Papa is away is Mr. L.T. Morrison. Mr. Morrison has lost his job on the railroad. He was fired for getting into a fight…

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  • INTO THE WILD

“Into the Wild” help please!?Identify two specific details or examples (using quotes) from Chris…

Chris McCandless was an adventurer all of his life. In Krakauer’s book, the chapter entitled, “Chesapeake Beach” we read about Chris’s childhood. Walter McCandless Jr. describes Chris as a boy who…

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  • SHAKESPEARE’S SONNETS

I understand what assonance and consonance are, but I am having trouble finding this in each line…

Consonance occurs in the alliterative sh- that occurs in lines 1, 3, 4 and 5 (shall, shake, short, shines) and again in lines 9 and 11 with the repetition of “shall.” You can hear assonance in the…

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  • TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE

What happened that changed Mitch’s life, and how did it change? This is from Chapter 3.

In chapter 3, called “The Student” Mitch tells of his encounter with death. He writes about his favorite uncle dying at an early age of pancreatic cancer. This was the uncle that Mitch had wanted…

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  • A MODEST PROPOSAL

What are the issues involved in “A modest proposal”? Try to break up the work into different…

First and foremost, as satire, it deals with a variety of social issues. The underlying purpose behind the essay is to criticize the British government’s attitudes and treatment toward the Irish in…

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  • THE POETRY OF ROBERT FROST

What are some literary devices employed in the poem “Fire and Ice” by Robert Frost?

“Fire and Ice,” for all its brevity, develops a profound theme and raises intriguing questions in regard to human nature. The primary literary device in the poem is that of implied metaphor. Fire…

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  • MACBETH

What is the significance of this quote from Macbeth?””Yet do I fear thy nature – it is too full…

Lady Macbeth says this line immediately after reading a letter she has just received from her husband. In that letter, Macbeth informs his wife that the witches have prophesied that he will be…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

To Kill A MockingbirdDescribe the characters Jem, Scout, and Atticus in detail as to how each…

Of the three characters, it is Jem whose changes in appearance are noted in the novel. Jem grows up physically during the course of the story, changes that Scout notices. He is taller and slimmer;…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What song best describes the theme in “To Kill A Mockingbird”?the song needs to have clean…

How about “Carefully Taught” from the musical South Pacific? The lyrics talk about how prejudice is not born in people, but is taught to them by their elders. “You’ve got to be taught, before it’s…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Why is Friar Lawrence responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? Three quotations would…

Friar Lawrence in “Romeo and Juliet” is responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet for these three reasons: 1. Friar Lawrence meddles in the feud between the Capulets and Montagues by marrying…

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  • THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS

What fantastic elements, visions of the future, and science elements are found in “There Will…

What is the difference in the three? I have given that some thought, and this is one interpretation that seems to work. Fantastic elements: those creations or inventions that do not exist at this…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

What is Gatsby’s tragic flaw and how does it condemn him?In Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.

Gatsby tries to believe in the image he has created – of himself first, then of others. He has become wealthy through dubious means (bootlegging whiskey and gambling) but manages to keep up a clean…

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  • A WRINKLE IN TIME

Why does what Meg sees make her angry? Why does Meg thank Whatsit, Who, Which’s friend for making…

Meg becomes angry when the Medium shows her a vision of her mother at home, writing a letter to her absent husband, sinking into a depth of unhappiness that she does not allow her children to see….

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  • THE ODYSSEY

In the book The Odyssey, why did Odysseus refuse to take Cyclops things and leave? Why couldn’t…

Odysseus had a deep desire to see the Cyclops, which overrode his common sense. When they saw all this, my men begged me to let them first steal some cheeses, and make off with them to the ship;…

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  • THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS

Who is the villain in Philadelphia Here I Come?whos the villain

I don’t think the play really has a ‘villain’. For a while we may be tempted to regard Gar’s father in a poor light but that’s because we are seeing him principally through Gar’s eyes and Gar feels…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

Give the summary of “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller.summary

The Crucible is an account of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. It is a play that recounts the experiences of the men and women of Salem during the witch hunt hysteria. It tells the story of a group…

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  • BUSINESS

When a rental property in NE has tenants and is sold, who gets the security deposit–the seller…

If the tenant has a lease with sellers of a private property and the property is sold, an assessment of the rental should take place by the sellers (old landlord) and the security deposit settled…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

What is the age of Antonio in “The Merchant of Venice?” and where is this explained in the play?

In one of the sources for Shakespeare’s play, Ansaldo, the equivalent figure to Antonio is the godfather of the young man trying to wed the heiress: a generation older. Yet the text, other than…

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  • THE LITTLE PRINCE

What does the snake in “The Little Prince” story represent?

The snake represents several things in “The Little Prince”. From a Biblical perspective, the snake represents the evils of the world, which are unknown to the Little Prince. The Little Prince had…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

Fahrenheit 451 seems to be a consumer society. But what are exactly the hints for that? Thank’s…

One hint that the society in the book is a consumer society is in the first chapter, when Montag and Clarisse meet. She mentions the “two hundred foot-long billboards.” Since billboards are used…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

Do you think our society has a materialistic propensity like Fahrenheit 451?Do you think our…

Yes, I believe our society has a materialistic propensity as the characters do in “Fahrenheit 451”. Just we do in our lives, the characters in the book measure their value by their possessions….

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  • MACBETH

How do I contrast Macbeth’s and Banquo’s characters?

I liked this question! We need to look at the start of the play when they are both ‘captains’ and ‘worthy’ men. They are essentially loyal lords to King Duncan and have helped to defeat the…

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  • OEDIPUS REX

Besides Teiresias’ predictions, what other examples of the foreshadowing of the shepherd’s…

In Oedipus, we do have some kind of foreshadowing of the final revelation even before the prophet arrives. Look at the declaration of curses from the King’s mouth. It starts to become clear that a…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What is the cultural cohrence and diversity of Sweden?

Sweden is one of the most homogeneous (ethnically similar) populations on Earth, with little immigration until recently, and an overwhelmingly Caucasian population. There have been Turkish and…

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  • ALBERT CAMUS

Whatever happened to Albert Camus’ brother Lucien, after the French-Algerian writer’s death in…

Lucien Camus was the older brother of the absurdist writer and philosopher Albert Camus (1913-1960) and son of Lucien Camus Sr. Their father was killed at the Battle of the Marne in 1914. Camus the…

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  • MACBETH

What suspicion of Macduff does Malcolm voice in Act 4, Scene 3 of Macbeth?

In Act Four scene three of “Macbeth,” MacDuff has arrived in England to try to convince Malcolm to join forces with him against Macbeth. Malcolm has been hiding in England ever since his father…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

How and why does the novel Fahrenheit 451 work?

Fahrenheit 451 works well as a statement against censorship because it presents the possibility of a world where there are no books and suppressed knowledge. The book is about Guy Montag, a book…

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  • SONNY’S BLUES

What parts of “Sonny Blues” correspond to the plot stages of a traditionally told story?

In James Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues” there are flashbacks which provide information for the reader to understand the main conflicts between the narrator and Sonny as well as the conflicts within…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

In The Great Gatsby, what is the illusion of “colossal vitality” that Jay Gatsby created?

This passage is found in Chapter V after Gatsby has spent the afternoon with Daisy, seeing her again for the first time since they had parted five years earlier: . . . the expression of…

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  • THINGS FALL APART

How significant is the role of natural phenomenon/ weather in relation to other element in…

I would have to answer that the weather is not as significant as other factors in Okonkwo’s downfall. The coming of the British and the changes they have wrought upon Ibo culture, in addition to…

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  • MATH

How to solve the equation 4x^4 + 5x^3 + 2x^2 + 5x + 4=0?

When you graph the equation, it hits -1 twice on the x axis; therefore, -1 is a root. -1 / 4 5 2 5 4 4 1 1 4 0 use synthetic division -1/ 4 1 1 4 4 -3 4 0 you get 4x^2-3x + 4 now use the quadratic…

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  • INTO THE WILD

In regards to Into the Wild, what is the “Hubris Factor”?

The word “hubris” is derived from the ancient Greeks. A person who dared to challenge the gods, or to become too full of their own importance, strength, intelligence, or power suffered from…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is a passage in To Kill a Mockingbird that most exemplifies the children’s curiosity about Boo?

For the children, Boo Radley represents the biggest mystery in their lives. They are obsessed with him and his personal history and with the rumors and gossip about him. From the beginning of the…

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  • REFERENCE

Have you ever felt like what ever you do for your parents is not good enough and don’t get a…

Over the past several months I’ve completely changed the way I live my life. I’ve played by a lot of faulty rules that have not served my happiness or well being in a positive manner, and so it…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

In “Fahrenheit 451” why isn’t Montag able to accomplish this change by himself? Why does he need…

Imagine if you have lived your entire life one way, with one set of beliefs about the world. You have spent your life feeling contented and haven’t questioned anyone or anything in regards to your…

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  • NIGHT

What were the only things in which Elie took interest?I have looked throughout chapter 4 and have…

The only things that Elie took interest in were his bread and soup. This is stated in the book at the very end of the section where Elie describes his encounter with the camp dentist and explains…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

Can you see in “Fahrenheit 451” any aspects of materialism? Do you think it’s also up to…

The people in Montag’s society have a world that revolves around key material possessions: their t.v. walls and their fast cars. The t.v. walls are extremely expensive; so expensive, in fact,…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What should you do when some one makes fun of you ,your culture,your country and your clothes?it…

I have always found the response “So?” to be really annoying for the person trying it on. They get sick of the repetition plus it gives you something to say. Not saying anything usually just makes…

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  • REFERENCE

Why aren’t there seatbelts on busses?I have heard plenty of answers for this question in my life,…

I’ve been reading at a few sites and there are TONS of arguments on both sides. What I was told, as a teacher, when I asked this was that there had been studies done showing that if the bus had a…

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  • LITERATURE

What is the theme of Mulk Raj Anand’s Untouchable?

Mulk Raj Anand’s novel, written in pre-Independence India, tackles a theme that still resonates in present-day India. The story revolves around the character of a man called Bakha who belongs to…

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  • REFERENCE

How do I make sure I take notes?I always take notes, but they never make sense because I wrote a…

There is no exact science to note-taking because everyone has different learning styles. Some people can hear a lecture once and be able to recall important facts covered in that lecture. Others…

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  • THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY

What is the exposition in “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”?

Exposition is simply the mode of writing to provide information. It is the text of the story that explains the plot. In “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” the story opens with a description of a…

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  • MACBETH

How does Shakespeare convey fear, pity, and hatred in Macbeth? What are some examples?

Ironically for such a courageous warrior, it is Macbeth who demonstrates the most fear in the play. After murdering King Duncan, Macbeth is clearly shaken. After carrying the daggers away from the…

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  • HAMLET

What are some examples of synecdoche in the play, and how effectivley are they used?

An interesting question, that I will try to answer briefly. Synecdoche is closely related to metonymy – a term used for one thing being applied to another- synecdoche is really a subclass of…

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  • HAMLET

What are some examples of metonymy in the play. Describe how they are used in the play, and how…

Metonymy is the substitution of a word with another that is closely related to it and there are many of them in “Hamlet” (and throughout Shakespeare’s plays). Act 1, sc. 2, when Hamlet is…

 


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