# In Hamlet, what are three metaphors used in Act 4 Scene 1?

**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Assume you were in the courthouse that day, how would you present to jury to prove Tom’s…**

Honestly, I think Atticus was a perfect attorney. If I had to try to defend Tom that day and did not want to lose, I would probably have made an effort to include more witnesses, like I would have…

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**HAMLET**

**In Hamlet, what are three metaphors used in Act 4 Scene 1?**

In this important scene in the play, Gertrude narrates to her new husband, Claudius, what happened when she attempted to reason with Hamlet, her son, herself, whilst Polonius listened behind a…

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**GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS**

**What is an example of the first person point of view in literature?**

To my mind, if you want a really good example of a first person point of view in literature, you need look no further than the excellent short story “By the Waters of Babylon.” I have included a…

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**MATH**

**Tennis balls are stacked four high in a rectangular prism package. The diameter of one ball is…**

The diameter of the balls =6.5cm. Each rectangular prism shaped pack contains 4 tennis balls kept high one over the other . So house the arrangement the required(inner dimension of the pack = 6.5…

**HAMLET**

**In Hamlet, what is the purpose of Ophelia’s remembrance of the former Hamlet in Act III scene 1?**

You have highlighted a very poignant soliloquy by Ophelia in Act III scene 1. Remember the context of this scene – Ophelia is being used as bait by her father and Claudius to try and ascertain if…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**What were Giles Corey’s dying words in The Crucible?**

In this telling of the story, Giles Corey’s last words are “more weight.” This makes sense because of the way that he is killed. He is killed by being pressed to death. They piled rocks up on…

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**SCIENCE**

**how is anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa allike?no**

Both anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are eating disorders. For people who have either one of the disorders they are affected by the focus on food and weight. They both can cause serious harm…

**THE CRUCIBLE**

**In The Crucible, whose coming to the jail makes Danforth upset in Act 4?**

The answer to this question comes towards the beginning of this final act, as Danforth interrogates Marshal Herrick and asks him when Reverend Hale did arrive at the jail. Note how he asks Herrick,…

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**THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO**

**Can you identify any themes in “The Cask of Amontillado”?**

Clearly a central theme that goes to the very heart of this excellent short story is that of revenge. From the very first paragraph it is clear that revenge is Montresor’s central motive for acting…

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**THE HELP**

**I have to write a paragraph about the “elements” of The Help…what does that mean?**

The phrase “elements” here refers to literary elements, a part of literary devices. Generally, these include a wide range of aspects used by an author in a work of literature. Some examples of…

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**THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO**

**In “The Cask of Amontillado,” what is your general impression of Fortunato?**

You have asked a really interesting question for a number of reasons. Firstly, remember the point of view of this excellent short story. We see everything from the perspective of Montresor, whom…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What is the Mesopotamian view of the after life?**

For the Mesopotamian the afterlife was not particularly pleasant. They believed that life after death meant a descent into an underworld ruled by the god Nergal. They lived particularly difficult…

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**FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE / WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF**

**What does it mean by ‘the rainbow is enuf’? Why is the rainbow enuf?**

The rainbow is the community of women who are there to support and love each other. The hardships that are experienced are made bareable and the women move beyond the pain through this community….

**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**Benjamin Franklin as the first fireman in Fahrenheit 451.Why do you think the firemen’s…**

To me, the reason for this can be seen in the whole trend in what has happened to ideas under the “rule” of the firemen. If you think about it, the whole trend has been to take complex ideas and…

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**HISTORY**

**What did Daniel Shays “shotgun reforms” hope to gain?**

What Daniel Shays hoped to gain was (to him) a fairer break for poor farmers. He felt that the government was set up in a way that favored the rich and that it worked against the common people….

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**GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS**

**“I draw on a pot that represents that death of my grandmother.” Why is it the personification of…**

I would say that your drawing is actually a symbol of your grandmother, not that the act is personification of loss. To personify loss, you would have to give loss human characteristics, like the…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Turn to page 226-227. “Atticus rose … father as it is.” Why might this passage be worth…**

There are a few reasons this passage might be worth interpreting: 1. This passage demonstrates that even after the trial, Atticus’ own sister still has prejudices and hatreds that run deep. 2. It…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**Could you reflect on the point of view, language, structure and setting of chapter 3 in The Great…**

Chapter 3 remains told from Nick Carraway’s first person point of view. The setting takes place at Gatsby’s home, but begins from Nick’s perspective as a neighbor. Nick takes us through the day…

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**RULES OF THE GAME**

**In “Rules of the Game”, what is the significance of the story’s title?**

This is an excellent question because you recognise the importance of the titles that authors give their work. With this short story in particular, the title is one of the many master touches about…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**Your friend has failed in her examinations and you are giving a motivational talk.i have to write…**

The first thing you’ll have to decide, it seems to me, is why your friend failed examinations. That reason will determine what kind of encouragement you’ll need to give her. If you imagine she…

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**MATH**

**lim(n->∞) [3rd root of (n^3+an^2+bn+3) + root of (n^2+n+1)]**

Lt n–>infinity {n^3+an^2+bn+3)^(1/3)/ (n^2+n+1)^(1/2) =Lt n–>inf {(n^3+an^2+bn+3)^(1/3)}/{n^2+n+1)^(1/2) = lt {(n^3+an^2+bn+3)^(2/6)}/{n^2+n+1)^(3/6)} =lt n–> inf{…

**POETRY**

**How can I write English poem? are there any differences between couplet, 4 lines andquatrain ?…**

There are a number of types of poems, so there is no one way to write a poem. A couplet is a set of two lines within a poem, where a quatrain is a set of four lines within a poem. What you are…

**LITERATURE**

**What is the role of Raja Ram Mohan Roy in English teaching in India ?**

Roy was committed to education, without which he believed social reform would be impossible. He campaigned for education in Western science and technology combined with India’s heritage. In 1822,…

**A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE**

**How could you apply a Foucauldian notion of madness in A Streetcar Named Desire and The Glass…**

We cannot answer the question as two separate questions, but there is a general way to approach this answer which works well: Foucald was a pioneer philosopher partial to behaviorism, and he…

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**ANIMAL FARM**

**At the end of chapter 6 in Animal Farm, which character do you admire the most?**

For me, the character that I admire the most at this point in the story (and actually pretty much at every point) is Boxer. In some ways, I feel sorry for Boxer. He is not really all that smart…

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**THE YELLOW WALLPAPER**

**What does Charlotte Perkins-Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” say about the women and culture at…**

The woman in “The Yellow Wallpaper” is a symbol of oppression. Here we have a woman, obviously in serious need of psychological help, perhaps suffering a massive case of Post Partum Depression,…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**What are 4 incidents or situations where policemen have to step in to direct traffic?This is our…**

There are possibly more than just four specific incidences where policemen must step in and direct traffic. Common sense will tell you to consider any time you have personally seen a policeman in…

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**PRIDE AND PREJUDICE**

**In Pride and Prejudice, how has the proposal of Mr. Collins impacted Elizabeth?**

Well, Mr. Darcy’s extremely awkward proposal really caused a lot of effects on Elizabeth. First of all, he comes into her room presumably to talk just about anything, then they get into an…

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**MATH**

(1+i)^200 = We know that: x^ab =( x^a)^b Let us rewrite: (1+i)^200 = (1+i)^2*100 = [(1+i)^2]^100 = ( 1 + 2i -1)^100 = (2i)^100…

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**MATH**

**Solve the binomial equation x^3 + 8 = 0**

x^3 + 8 = 0 First let us subtact 8 from both sies: ==> x^3 = -8 Now take the cubic root for both sides: ==> (x^3)^1/3 = (-8)^1/3 ==> x = -2

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**THE MONKEY’S PAW**

**What are the gothic elements in “The Monkey’s Paw”?**

To me, there are at least a couple of aspects of gothic literature in this story. They are A) horror and B) a focus on the supernatural or imaginary rather than on things that can actually happen…

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**MATH**

**Solve for x and y : (1-2i)*x + (1+2i)*y = 1 + i**

(1-2i)*x + (1+2i)*y = 1 + i Let us expacd the brackets: ==> x – 2xi + y + 2yi = 1 + i Now combine like terms: ==> (x+y) + (2y-2x) = 1+i ==> x+y = 1 ……(1) ==> 2y-2x = 1 …….(2)…

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**THE BET**

**What examples of irony are there in “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov?**

Clearly one central piece of situational irony is the fact that the lawyer decides to lose the bet and forsake his wealth, even though he is literally moments away from winning and he has lived…

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**MATH**

**If a, b, are the roots of the equation x^2 + x + 1 calculate a^1980 + b^1980**

x^2+x+1 = 0. Then find a^1980 +b^1980. Since x^2+x+1 = 0 x1= (-1+sqt(1-4)}/2 = w x2 = -(1+sqrt-3)/2 = w^2 . Also w+w^2 = 1. And (w^2)^2 = w. W^3 = 1 are the property w which is the cube root of…

**THE LOTTERY**

I believe our summary here on enotes is a very specific summary, that I recommend reading. In short, this story is about a town, an idyllic town who has an annual event to celebrate the upcoming…

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**MATH**

It is an exponential equation and we’ll solvet it using substitution technique. 2^x=t 4^x=(2^2)^x=(2^x)^2=t^2 t^2 + t + 1 = 80 t^2 + t + 1 – 80 = 0 t^2 + t – 79 = 0 t1 =…

**MATH**

**Determine the lenghth of the height in ABC triangle coresponding to BC side if AB = 13, BC = 15,…**

AB = 13, BC = 15 , Ac = 13. So we use heron’s formula to find the A area of ABC. Then A rea = (1/2)BC* h, where h is the altitude of the triangle. So h = 2*Area /BC = 2Area/15………..(1)…

**MATH**

**Determine the n value of lim[ln(1+nx)]/x=3 if x–>0**

lim [ln (1+nx)]/x=lim (1/x)*ln(1+nx) We’ll use the power property of the logarithm: lim [ln (1+nx)]/x=lim ln[(1+nx)^(1/x)] The limit will override the logarithm and we’ll go near the function…

**MATH**

First of all, we have to set the existence conditions: x>0 The interval of admissible values for x is (0,+inf.) We’ll use the power property of logarithm: lg x=-lg 2 lg x = lg 2^-1 We’ll use the…

**FRANKENSTEIN**

**Write the arguable topic sentence for Frankenstein.**

I am not sure what you are asking, but perhaps you have been asked to come up with a topic sentence that you can argue, one way or another? If so, there are lots of possibilities. For example, who…

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**MATH**

**Find the sum of natural numbers with two digits divisable by 11.**

To find the sum of the natural numbers with 2 digits. The two digit natual numbers are: from 10 to 99 with (99-10)+1 = 90 terms and a common diffrence of 1. So Sn = (a1+an)n/2 , where a1 = 1st…

**THE WINDHOVER**

**compare and contrast the speaker’s view of nature presented in “Hawk Roosting” with the speaker’s…**

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**TO HIS EXCELLENCY GENERAL WASHINGTON**

**Give an example of personification in the poem “To His Exellency, General Washington,” by Phillis…**

This poem by Phillis Wheatley, “To His Excellency, General Washington,” was written and sent in a letter to General Washington by the author. Wheatley was obviously inspired by Washington, and his…

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**MATH**

**Solve the system log 2 [(x+1)(x+3)] < 2 log 1/2 (2x – 3) < 3**

First of all, we’ll set the existence conditions for the logarithmic functions to exist: (x+1)/(x+3)>0 x+3 different from 0 2x-3>0 From (x+1)/(x+3)>0 => 2 cases 1) (x+1)>0 and…

**OUR MUTUAL FRIEND**

**I would like to know how is race gender social class treated in Our Mutual Friend and Vanity Fair?**

This question must be answered in portions, since there are several prongs involved in the response for each novel. Therefore, this response begins with Our Mutual Friend. In Our Mutual Friend,…

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**A ROSE FOR EMILY**

**Why is Emily called a “fallen monument” in the first paragraph?**

The Old South was ran by families with an equal financial and social power to the aristocracy in Europe. Emily Grierson belonged to one of such families back in her youth. The irony comes after…

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**MATH**

**Given the polynomial f=x^4+x^3+x^2+x+1 calculate f(1), f(-1)**

f(x) = x^4+x^3+x^2+x+1 . To find f(1) and f(-1). To get f(1) , we put x = 1 in inthe expression. and evaluete the expression. f(x) = x^4+x^3+x^2+x+1. Put x = 1and we get: f(1) = 1^4+1^3+1^2+1+1 =…

**LET THE GREAT WORLD SPIN**

**Silence is mentioned repeatedly throughout the book. What thought do you have about the meaning…**

Well since the book is based on 9/11 the antagonistic attitude of the actual scene is portrayed through the characters rather than the horror of the moment. Silence in literary context usually…

**MATH**

**What methods can prove two planes are parallels ?**

The following techniques are used to prove that 2 planes P, Q are parallels: – the result of (P) intersecting (Q) is null set, or the result of (P) intersecting (Q) = (P) = (Q). – (P) and (Q) are…

**MATH**

**Find the solutions for the diophantine equation x^2 + y^2 + z^2 = 2xyz**

Solution x = y = z = 0 is obvious. Let’s prove that we don’t have other solutions, so we’ll suppose the opposite. x^2 + y^2 + z^2 is an even number and at least one of the numbers x, y, z is even….