In Chapter 24 of To Kill a Mockingbird, are the missionary ladies are sincere in worrying about…

In Chapter 24 of To Kill a Mockingbird, are the missionary ladies are sincere in worrying about…

  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Chapter 24 of To Kill a Mockingbird, are the missionary ladies are sincere in worrying about…

An important aspect of Chapter 24 is the hypocricy of Mrs. Merriweather. She thinks J Grimes Everett is so wonderful for helping the Mrunas, but bad-mouths Atticus in his own home in front of his…

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  • SCIENCE

4.5months old girl’s tests done when she was 1 month old shows IgG torch: Rubella and CMV +ve…

IgG is a type of gamma globulin that accounts for approximately 80 % of circulating serum antibodies. These antibodies are passed from mother to child. A positive Rubella and CMV result means that…

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  • MACBETH

What are 2 quotes from Macbeth that are of significance of a Confucian leadership role and a…

By Confucian leadership role, it can be assumed that the character of Macbeth would be read against the philosophy of Ritual, Righteousness, Humanity, Knowledge, and Integrity. Thus, the…

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  • BUSINESS

What are the steps of physical distribution by online retailers?Related with warehouse and…

If you are referring to the method of distribution from an online retailer, consider Amazon.com. This thriving website offers thousands and thousands of products in a variety of categories….

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  • DOCTOR FAUSTUS

Is Doctor Faustus a victim of free will or fate?

Since Dr. Faustus was written by Marlowe in a heavily Christian age, though the story was taken from earlier chapbooks, he intends for the emphasis to lie with a discussion of free will instead of…

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  • HISTORY

What was life like in the 1950s? What was life like in the 1950s?

Your question is very general and there are books written about this decade to give you a broader view. If you want to know what a typical day in the life of an American family was like, I can…

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

In “The Most Dangerous Game,” are the characters consistent to their character profile?

There are many surprises in this story, but character profile “eclipses” are not part of them. Both Rainsford and Zaroff are fairly consistent to what we expect of them, although Rainsford proves…

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  • BEOWULF

What is a fen as used in Beowulf?

A fen is “low land covered wholly or partially with water; boggy land; a marsh.” It is the setting for parts of the story of Beowulf. Synonyms include the words ” bog, marsh, quag, slough,…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

“Out of the nursery, into the college, and then back into the nursery.” What does this quote from…

This is a quote spoken by Beatty toward the end of the first part of the book. He says this when he is talking to Montag on the day that Montag decided to stay home from work because he was sick….

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  • A RAISIN IN THE SUN

In A Raisin in the Sun, why does George say “Good night Prometheus?”

In addition to that stated above, George is criticizing Walter for always thinking that he has the best plan of action. Walter wants to talk business with George; however, Walter really has no…

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  • EVERYDAY USE

What is the importance of names in “Everyday Use”?For example, what does “Wangero Leewanika…

Names are very important in Walker’s fine short story “Everyday Use.” They represent a relationship to heritage and identity. When Dee renames herself Wangero Leewanika Kemanjo, she’s trying to…

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  • ROBERT FROST

what is your favorite robert frost poem that rhymes?What is your favorite Robert Frost poem that…

I love all of Robert Frost. The Road Not Taken is a personal favorite, but I also love Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening, and Birches, and so many others. He’s easy to relate to and makes…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

What is the significance of the title “A Rose for Emily”?

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  • THE HOBBIT

How does Bilbo’s character change over the course of The Hobbit?

Throughout his journey, Bilbo moves beyond the safety of The Shire to the risk and vulnerability of the outside world. From a place of relative control over his environment, Bilbo discovers his…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

In The Great Gatsby, Jordan says,”Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” How…

In traditional literary analysis, the season have specific symbolic interpretations: spring usually symbolizes rebirth, a new beginning, youth, innocence. Fall is spring’s opposite–fall brings…

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  • CHEMISTRY

What do you think makes one liquid more dense than another?I’m trying to find a liquid that I…

Density is defined as mass per unit volume (D=m/v). The standard against which liquid densities are compared is of course water, with a density of about 1 g/ml. Something more dense than water has…

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  • SCIENCE

Good and Bad Micro-organismsA description about good and bad micro-organisms

Good microorganisms live as symbiants with their host. This means they help the host, and the host gives them a place to live. This include the “good bacteria” that live in your intestine and…

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  • THE SEA-WOLF

Explain the theme(s) in “The Sea-Wolf.”

One of the major themes in “The Sea-Wolf is that man is not an island. Larson’s approach to life is on of dogged individualism. He believes in the strength of man and does not plan on giving in…

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  • SCIENCE

ProbioticsI’m developing a study concerning probiotics. I’m interested if there are prerequisites…

I think you should choose to use a probiotic carefully. The first step should probably be talkng to your doctor to ensure that the probiotics will help you and not be bad for you. There are many…

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  • THE KITE RUNNER

In The Kite Runner what are some of Amir’s important traits?

Amir is a protagonist that would do almost anything for his father’s love. He is however not the ideal son according to his father. Amir is a introvert. He likes to think things through rather…

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  • GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

What are figures of speech?

You have asked what figures of speech are, and that is a big question. Generally, figures of speech are groups of words that we do not take to mean what they say. That probably sounds odd, but…

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  • HISTORY

What technologies were invented in 1990s?What technologies were invented in 1990’s?

The Internet was first operational in the 1960’s, (known then as “Darpanet,” a Department of Defense project to insure that military data communication throughout the US could be routed around a…

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  • LYDDIE

What happened in Chapter 5 of Lyddie?

Lyddie, of course, has been sent to Cutler’s Tavern and Charlie has been sent to Baker’s Mill. Lyddie takes advantage of Mistress Cutler’s absence (as she has gone to Massachusetts to sell…

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  • THE METAMORPHOSIS

What do Gregor’s alarm clock, window, food items, and couch symbolize?

This is tricky because objects can be very different kinds of symbols to different people, but I will try to get you started with some ideas that come to my mind. A clock is a good symbol of time…

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  • MATH

Based on the following equation, how many manatees will be killed in 2010 and in 2050?y =…

Assuming y equals the year, here are the solutions with some basic explanations using the formula you provided. y= 2010 and y= 2050 y = 2.5026x-4935.5 2010= 2.5026x-4935.5 (First, we need to…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In Lord of the Flies, how does Jack contribute to the survival of the boys?

Jack is a boy of action who wants to do things: “We hunt!” He and his group are baser than Piggy and Ralph; they are not the thinkers of the group because they are concerned only with primal…

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

In Pride and Prejudice, why does Elizabeth identify with power and not with populism?

Populism is defined as anti-intellectual philosophies that go against established norms and offer solutions to the problems of common people that go contrary tradition. There are only two…

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  • HISTORY

What is colonialism?

Colonialism is the control that a country or government holds over the territory and the people in a foreign country. England colonized many areas in the world. They had colonies in India,…

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  • WALT WHITMAN

What are some key themes in Walt Whitman’s poetry?

Walt Whitman wrote of the divinity of the self (the “I” in his poems has been reborn as something divine) and of the individual as well as the community of man as in his “Leaves of Grass.” Whitman…

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  • MACBETH

In Macbeth, who dances and chants while making evil brew?

The three witches were concocting something foul in Act 5, scene 3. The first witch describes the ingredients: Round about the cauldron go;In the poison’d entrails throw.Toad, that under cold…

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  • THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS

Explain the meter of “Their Will Come Soft Rains.” Would the meter be: monometer, dimeter,…

First let me just exclaim, “A rhythm and meter question!?! I LOVE IT!!!” : ) Teasdale is a master of the rhyming couplet, isn’t she? It’s hard, however, when you’re trying to pin…

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  • GOOD COUNTRY PEOPLE

In “Good Country People,” why does Joy change her name to Hulga?

In “Good Country People,” the character known as Joy who changes her name to Hulga does so to reflect both her physical appearance and as a reflection of her soul. Hulga has a wooden leg, she is…

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  • 1984

Identify a significant issue/question which is raised by both the ‘Run Lola Run’ movie and 1984-…

Your question made me think of the fact that Lola acts completely outside of the normal channels and she goes against official rules, she breaks down all kinds of barriers during her quest to get…

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  • HAMLET

In the play “Hamlet” what are the signs that Claudius is in charge?

While Claudius first appears as a potent monarch who eloquently defends his ascension to the throne and marriage to Hamlet’s mother “in equal scale weighing delight and dole,” so that the state…

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  • MATH

Why is a mathematician like an airline?

This is a fairly common math joke. The answer is, because they both use pilots. The airlines use them to fly their planes, and in math, you do pilot studies. I didn’t say it was a good joke, just a…

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  • MACBETH

In Macbeth, why is Macbeth’s entrance prefaced with this line of the witches’? “By the pricking…

Macbeth is the “something wicked” to which the witch is referring. By calling him “something” rather than “someone”, the witch is demeaning Macbeth from a human down to a mere thing. Humans have…

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  • CHEMISTRY

an unknown hydrocarbon gas sample has a bolume of 500.0 mL and a mass of 0.3569 grams at STP….

Mole mass of C = 12 g/mol mole mass of H = 1g/mol Lets assume that we have n moles of the hydrocarbon. At STP the molic mass of a gas = 22.4L So the gas moles in 500ml = 1/22.4*0.5…

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

In “The Most Dangerous Game”, how does Rainsford finally outwit Zaroff’s dogs ?

Rainsford swims across the bay, doubling back to the “castle” while the dogs have been sent out (along with Ivan) to flair his trail. In this way he accomplishes three things: He gains time by…

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  • THE LOTTERY

In “The Lottery,” what normal law of probability has been suspended in the story? Granting this…

A fine question. Given the size of the town (as indicated in the story), I’d have to say that it is the fact that Old Man Warner hasn’t been chosen. At one point, we’re told the following:…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

In Animal Farm, what is the symbolism of the knacker? The knacker was affiliated with Boxer’s…

When Old Major delivered his speech which contained the idea for the animal revolution, one of the things he forecast was that, if human rule continued, Boxer would be sold to the knacker “the…

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  • MATH

I have this problem with special triangles. I have read the lesson over and over again but I…

Special right triangles are special because their components have specific relationships. For example, a 30-60-90 degree triangle has a specific relationship between its length of sides. That means…

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  • PHYSICS

What are the properties of light?

As we learned in Physical Science, light has several different properties. When a light wave is traveling in a straight line and comes in contact with some substance, or object the wave is…

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  • MACBETH

Is there any quote from Macbeth admitting that he wants to take Malcolm’s place, or kill Duncan?

One of the odd things about the play is that Shakespeare sort of skirts the problem of Malcolm’s succession after Duncan has been murdered by having both of Duncan’s children escape to England and…

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  • HUNTERS IN THE SNOW

In “Hunters in the Snow,” is the setting essential for the story or could it have happened in…

The cold-weather setting of “Hunters in the Snow” is a factor in the irritability of the characters, but it doesn’t become essential until Rub and Frank are driving Kenny to the hospital. Instead…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In “To Kill a Mockingbird,” what is a “hot steam”?

A “hot steam” refers to a Southern superstition concerning ghosts, particular the souls of restless spirits which have some kind of account to settle before truly ‘resting in peace.’ Both Jem and…

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  • A TALE OF TWO CITIES

In A Tale Of Two Cities, Darnay startles Manette by telling what story?

Darnay first offers to tell Manette the story of his true identity in Chapter 10 after a private conference in which he confesses his love for Dr. Manette’s daughter, but also says that his love…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

In “A Rose for Emily,” what does Miss Emily think of the men scattering lime around her house?

There is no evidence that Miss Emily actually saw the men or knew what they doing if she did see them. Faulkner tells us “So the next night, after midnight, four men crossed Miss Emily’s lawn and…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

The Great Gatsby is seen in two ways: glamorous, romantic and exciting or crude, corrupt or even…

This double vision is exactly what Fitzgerald wants us to see. He is pointing out the corruption and lies and deceit that spawns from the rich who live in the East Egg. From the beginning chapter,…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Chapter 23 of To Kill a Mockingbird, what had Atticus told Jem about having a gun around?

In chapter 24 of “To Kill A Mockingbird,” Jem is angry because Ewell had insulted Atticus and spit on him. Bob Ewell makes “crude and raving threats to Atticus, which Atticus receives with his…

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  • BEOWULF

Why did the Danes bury the treasure that Beowulf and Wiglaf recovered from the dragon?

The treasure hoard guarded by the dragon in the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf was a mass of cursed gold, which myth told could only be uncovered by a chosen one of God himself. Even though Heaney’s…

 


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