In Chapter 16 of The Giver, what do you think of Jonas’s decision to stop taking the pills?

# In Chapter 16 of The Giver, what do you think of Jonas’s decision to stop taking the pills?

• THE GIVER

In Chapter 18 of The Giver, what do you think the Giver meant when he said “Memories are forever”?

This part of chapter 18 comes when the Giver and Jonas are talking about what would happen if anything happened to Jonas and what happened when the previous giver, Rosemary, elected to be released….

• THE GIVER

In Chapter 16 of The Giver, what do you think of Jonas’s decision to stop taking the pills?

Chapter 16 is a very interesting part of this novel because in it we see that Jonas, through the memories he is experiencing, is realising the short comings of the society of which he is a part….

• MATH

Find the center, vertices, and foci of the ellipse 9x^2 + 4y^2 + 36x -8y + 4 =0

We start with writing the terms containing x and y together. We get 9x^2 + 36x + 4y^2 – 8y + 4 =0 => 9(x^2 + 4x) + 4(y^2 – 2y) + 4 =0 Now complete the squares => 9(x^2 + 4x +4) +4(y^2 –…

• HARRISON BERGERON

In “Harrison Bergeron”, why don’t George and Hazel think much about their son even though he has…

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• MATH

Can an arithmetic progression be formed where all the terms are squares? If yes, how many?

In an arithmetic progression each term divided by the previous term has a common result. The nth term of an arithmetic progression can be denoted by Tn = ar^ (n-1) where a is the first term and r…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

Give detail of ring story in mercxhant of venicering story casket story and bond story

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• MACBETH

Could someone list some equivocations in Macbeth?

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• SCIENCE

This question is about experiment and hypothesisStudents carry out an experiment into the effects…

This experiment is to see the effects of exercise on pulse rate. A hypothesis that could be tested by this experiment is that, the pulse rate increases after exercise. The pulse taken at rest is…

• ORIENTALISM

Is there a controversy in Edward Said’s works?

Some of the largest criticism against Said and his work comes from the idea that he views Western European thought and action as coming from a point of view that is discriminatory. Critic Robert…

Explain how using demographic segmentation strategies could lead to better targeting.

Demographic segmentation, in marketing, is when a firm uses data about the demographic characteristics (age, sex, race, and others) of its customers in an effort to better target its marketing…

• THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS

In “There Will Come Soft Rains,” explain how is it ironic that nature destroys the technological…

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• ROMEO AND JULIET

What is Juliet like when we meet her in Act 1 in Romeo and Juliet, and how has she changed by the…

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• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Regarding the ducation system of India, I need to write an article discussing the social impact…

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• A CONVERSATION WITH MY FATHER

In “A Conversation with My Father”, why does the narrator’s father object so strongly to the…

The narrator’s father believes that the jokes belittle the people she is writing about and also belittle the type of story-telling he is challenging her to write. When he hears the first version…

How can tax cuts help revive the economy?tax cuts and the economy

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• OTHELLO

Compare and contrast Desdemona and Emilia in Othello by Shakespeare.

In Othello, Desdemona and Emilia are similar in their honor to their husbands, yet they are strikingly different because their motivation comes from different areas. Both Desdemona and Emilia show…

• MACBETH

How does Macbeth fit into the genre of drama?

• MATH

If 1000 toothpicks are available, how many trapezoids will be in the last complete row?It takes 5…

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• MATH

Solve the following equation: 1/(x-1) + 1/(x+1) = 18

We have to solve 1/(x-1) + 1/(x+1) = 18 1/(x-1) + 1/(x+1) = 18 Multiply all the terms by (x-1) (x+1) to eliminate the denominators. => (x+1) + (x-1) = 18(x-1) (x+1) => 2x = 18 (x^2 – 1)…

• DEATH OF A SALESMAN

In Death of a Salesman, how does the relationship between Charley and Bernard’s relationship…

This is an excellent question because through it you are identifying how Miller has created a separate father-son relationship to act as a foil for the relationship between Willy and Biff. In a…

• MATH

Can three lines intersect each other and form more than one triangle?

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• MATH

If the squares of three consecutive positive integers add up to 110, what are the three integers?

We denote the three consecutive integers as x, x+1 and x+2. Now we are given that the sum of the squares of the three numbers is equal to 110. Therefore x^2 + (x+1) ^2 +(x+2) ^2 = 110 => x^2 +…

• PHYSICS

How do you explain the following?Give arguments for or against the statement that, “The reason…

The force due to gravitation due to the Earth on the apple is the same as the force due to the apple on the Earth. We see the apple falling towards the Earth because we are on the Earth and it is a…

• PHYSICS

What is the acceleration? A person running in a moving train accelerates at 1 m/s. What is the…

Let us assume the person standing on the station measures the velocity of the person running on the train at two instances of time t1 and t2 to calculate the acceleration. If the person has a…

• PHYSICS

A body is released from a height of 100 m falls freely. What is the time taken by the body to…

The body is released from a height of 100 m and falls freely. The acceleration on the body is due to gravity and equal to 10 m/s and its initial velocity is 0 m/s. Now we use the relation y = ut +…

• PHYSICS

An object starts from point A, travels to B which is 150 m away and returns to A in 3 sec. What…

The object starts from point A, travels to B which is 150 m away and returns to A in 3 sec. Now velocity is the total displacement divided by the time taken. As the object travels from A and…

• PHYSICS

If an object is accelerating at 25 m/s^2, and starts with a velocity of 10 m/s, what is the…

The acceleration of the object has been given as 25 m/s^2 and its initial velocity is 10 m/s. Let us assume that the object has to travel a distance equal to D before its velocity becomes double….

• WOMAN HOLLERING CREEK

can i please know the characters, plot and setting of the story called “woman hollering creek”?

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• PHYSICS

What is the time required to heat water in the following problem? A 3. 1 kW heater is used to…

In the problem a 3.91 kW heater is used to heat 0.5 kg of water. Now Watt is the unit of power, which is a way of expressing energy/ time. 1 Watt = 1 Joule / s. So 1 kW is 1kJ/s. The heater is able…

• POETRY

What are the most popular and recurring techniques that poets use to relate form of their poems…

If I understand your question correctly, I would suggest that what is popular and recurring in terms of poetry would be difficult to ascertain as different people are drawn by different kinds of…

• HARD TIMES

What is the significance of Coketown in the novel Hard Times?

We are introduced properly to Coketown, the major setting of this excellent Dickensian novel, in Chapter 5 of Book the First. It is described in a way that forces us to see the link between Mr….

• TO SIR, WITH LOVE

Please provide a summary of Chapter 5 of To Sir with Love.

In Chapter 5 of To Sir with Love, the narrator describes his difficulties in finding a job. His problem is neither lack of qualifications nor lack of experience; rather, his main problem is his…

• HISTORY

During WWII, the Japanese attacked Canadian troops in Hong Kong. Do you think they should…

I do not think that there is any reason for Japan to compensate Canadians (or anyone else) whose troops they attacked in World War II. In war, people attack other people and that is just how it…

• SHOOTING AN ELEPHANT

What is the summary of “Shooting an Elephant”?

Well, first it is important to remember that this is not a story, it is an essay, and a very fine example of this literary form. In this essay, Orwell recounts an experience he had while serving as…

• LITERATURE

Is Call of the Wild an appropriate teaching novel for grade 12 wherein English is a 2nd/3rd…

As someone that teaches 12th graders, I have to say that I think Call of the Wild would not be too simplistic and that there are a number of interesting themes and ideas that can be addressed in…

• ARTS

How is music used today to propagate both good and bad teachings?How is music used today to…

I think that music, like all art, can reveal aspects of reality that can be seen as both good and not so good elements of being in the world. Much of music can be used to reveal personal pain and…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Where to draw the line.Throughout America’s history, there have always been laws that regulated…

Well, if I take two of the examples you mention there, they deal with driving a motor vehicle of some kind. I have no problem with these kind of regulations because driving is a privilege not a…

• HISTORY

What pagan god did Michelangelo sculpt in Florence in the late 15th century?…

In 1497, Michelangelo sculpted a larger than life sized statue of the Roman God of Wine and Inebriation, Bacchus. It is unique for Michelangelo for that reason, but also for the way in which he…

• HISTORY

What was the only piece of art that Michelangelo ever signed?

The only work that Michelangelo actually put his signature on is also one of his most famous, Pieta, in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. He spent three years on it, from 1497 – 1500. Pieta translates…

• MICHELANGELO

Where was Michelangelo born and what city did he consider to be his true hometown?

Michelangelo was born in 1475, the second of five sons, in a small (and very beautiful, I might add) village in Tuscany called Caprese. While this was the town of his birth, he spent most of his…

• MICHELANGELO

What great statue was Michelangelo commissioned to create for Florence?…

I believe that the answer that you are looking for can be found in the “Early Years” section of the site that you have provided a link for. The answer is down toward the very bottom of the page….

• MICHELANGELO

What famous family ruled Florence during Michelangelo’s life?

Florence in the 15th century was ruled by the famous Medici family, the most famous member of which was probably Lorenzo de’ Medici. This family was not only powerful and influential over life in…

• LAW AND POLITICS

How would it be possible to eliminate interest groups in a democracy?American Government2

It’s not possible to eliminate interest groups, in nearly any society, not just democracies, but you can attempt to eliminate or limit their influence over government and/or elections in a few…

• FRANKENSTEIN

What does the destruction of the second creature in Frankenstein say about the role of women?

The role of women in Frankenstein is quite delineated: Women are nurturing, loving, supporting, and this is the reason why the creature went straight to Victor’s bride to kill her: It knew that…

• LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE

In Like Water for Chocolate, is Dr. John a flat, foil or round character?

Dr. John is a flat character because he does not change throughout the story. He loves and supports Tita and ultimately wants her to be happy, even when that means giving her up so she can pursue…

• BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON

Whats the relationship between the title “By the Waters of Babylon” and Babylon in the bible?I…

“By the waters of Babylon” (or “the rivers of Babylon”) is the first line of Psalm 137, which speaks of the bitter sorrow and anger of an exiled and captive people taken from their holy land to one…

• HISTORY

What lingering influences does the Vietnam War still have on Americans today?What lingering…

I would say that there are three major lingering influences of the Vietnam War today: First, I would say that the Vietnam War has helped make Americans trust their government less than they used…

• HISTORY

What were significant events related to the pursuit of national self-determination in Quebec?

It seems as if the French speaking contingent in Quebec has been interested in national self determination. I would examine the two referendums that had been put up for national election in 1982…

Define ‘Arc Elasticity’.

In economics, the term “elasticity” refers to how much the demand for (or supply of) a product changes when certain other variables change. For example, price elasticity of demand looks at the…