In Julius Caesar, what are Cassius’ weaknesses and strengths?

In Julius Caesar, what are Cassius’ weaknesses and strengths?

Renewable energy resources can be described as those energy sources that are renewed naturally and at smaller time scales. We can compare all the given choices based on these criteria. Coal is a…

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  • WALDEN

According to Thoreau, what’s the benefit of simplifying our lives?

Thoreau was a transcendentalist and strongly influenced by Buddhism, notably The Lotus Sutra, a chapter of which he published in The Dial magazine in 1844. A recurring theme in The Lotus Sutra is…

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  • HEALTH

List eight things that can be considered a part of a person’s environment.

I am going to assume that you mean 8 things that a part of a person’s health environment and not part of an ecological definition of environment. A person’s health environment is comprised of…

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

What are some adjectives describing Zaroff?

There are two ways to answer this question. First, we can give examples from the text. In other words, we can give Rainsford’s perspective. Second, we can give a reader’s perspective. I will give…

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  • TWO KINDS

How do the two songs at the end represent the characters and character progression?

The two songs at the end of “Two Kinds” are called “Pleading Child” and “Perfectly Contented.” During the story, Jing-mei is pleading with her mother for her mother to love her for who she is, not…

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  • E. CUMMINGS

What is the author’s message in Cummings’ poem “next to god of course america i”?…

This poem is an excellent example of Cummings’ irony. As the last line indicates, the “speaker” is actually a political speaker, jamming together many empty clichés (“land of the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What does Scout think of current fashions in education? What do her opinions reveal about her…

Scout is a smart girl for her age because she has been reading the newspaper with Atticus every night since she was very young. In addition, Atticus treats both Scout and Jem as if they are young…

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  • THE VELDT

In “The Veldt” by Ray Bradbury, who do you think the children love more, Lydia or George? Why?…

“The Veldt”, an unnerving story about how technology can change and influence children, shows how in Bradbury’s creepy society, the parents have little control over their overindulged…

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  • SHEL SILVERSTEIN

What is the tone of Shel Silverstein’s poem “Masks”?

The tone of Shel Silverstein’s poem “Masks” is one of regret. In the poem, a boy and a girl walk through life wearing masks. In fact, the drawing which accompanies the poem shows the masks to be…

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  • ENVIRONMENT

Why do people use renewable energy less often?

The major reason for our reliance on fossil fuels (coal, gas, oil) is an economic one, along with the inertia of habit. Notions of fuel depletion and environmental damage due to burning of fossil…

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  • THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND

How does Kit describe Barbados?

In Chapter 1, Kit describes Barbados nostalgically. She misses the “shimmering green and white that fringed the turquoise bay of Barbados.” To her mind, the bleak shoreline of Saybrook pales in…

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  • SCIENCE

How are radioactive isotopes used to determine the absolute age of igneous rock? Name 2…

Radioactive isotopes by their nature are unstable and break down (or decay) over time. This can be measured in half-lives. The half-life of a radioactive isotope is how long it takes for half of…

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  • HISTORY

What factors led up to Germany becoming an industrial power?

Germany started its move towards industrialization by increasing food production. This led to an increasing rate of rural to urban migration. This translated into increased labor supply in the…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

Where can I find three examples of how Lennie is discriminated against in the book Of Mice and Men?

My text may be different in reference to page numbers so I will provide chapter numbers and approximate placement in that chapter of quoted sections. Lennie is the simple minded friend of George….

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  • WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

What are the emerging themes in the book?

Put quite simply, the major themes of this book are parenting (especially in regards to maternal influence) and, to a lesser extent, violence (both at school and at home). Let us talk a bit about…

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  • SCIENCE

What is a benefit of multicellular organisms having some specialized cells?

Complex organisms often have specialized cells that carry out different functions. Let’s think about this in terms of humans. One advantage is that this allows the organism to grow bigger. In…

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  • HISTORY

What were the negative effects of industrial expansionism during the Gilded age?

During the Gilded age there was rapid economic growth, this growth created vast amounts of wealth. There were new products and technologies that led to the improvement in the quality of life of the…

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  • A POISON TREE

What is the tone of the poem “The Poison Tree” by William Blake?

That’s a great question. There is a layered or ambiguous tone to this poem. The content of a work is, in some works, distinct from the tone. That isn’t really the case here. The poem’s content is…

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  • LIFE OF PI

How can I relate Life of Pi to real life?

I think one way to relate The Life of Pi to real life is to think about Pi’s outlook on religion. Pi claims that he is Christian, Muslim, and Hindu . . . at the same time. Every time I see the…

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  • SCIENCE

Does diffusion require energy? Explain.

Diffusion is a form of passive transport, which implies that it does not require the use of energy. Diffusion is defined as the movement of particles from an area of higher concentration to an area…

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  • ME TALK PRETTY ONE DAY

What is one metaphor used in “Me Talk Pretty One Day” that best captures its main idea?

While “Me Talk Pretty One Day” has many metaphors that touch on the main idea of David Sedaris feeling out of place while trying to learn French, one of the clearest metaphors occurs in the second…

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  • ME TALK PRETTY ONE DAY

If “Me Talk Pretty One Day” is satire, what does it satirize?

If David Sedaris’s “Me Talk Pretty One Day” satirizes anything, it’s the seriousness—to the point of the instructor insulting students making some cry—with which people take language classes,…

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  • HOW I MET MY HUSBAND

Evaluate Chris Watters as a potential husband for Edie in How I Met My Husband.

I would suggest that Chris Waters lacks the qualities that would make him a good husband for Edie. The symbol of an airplane is appropriate for Chris Watters. He’s always on the move. He does not…

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  • THE HUNGER GAMES

What is the person versus self conflict in The Hunger Games?

Katniss’s main internal conflict is how far she will go to try to win the game and survive, such as pretending to love Peeta. A person versus self conflict is an internal conflict. It is a…

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  • THE EGYPT GAME

Why did Caroline move into a new apartment building before April arrived?

Caroline is April’s grandmother. When April lived with her mother, she had visited her grandmother in a different apartment–a one-bedroom apartment. When April comes to stay with Caroline because…

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  • THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND

How does Kit feel upon first seeing America and then upon landing in Wethersfield?

In The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare, Katherine Tyler, known as Kit, leaves Barbados in 1687 to live with her aunt in Puritan Connecticut. When her boat, the Dolphin, docks…

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  • HISTORY

What are two arguments Thomas Paine wrote about in Common Sense that help convince the colonists…

In his pamphlet Common Sense, Thomas Paine outlined a variety of arguments against British rule over the American colonies. These arguments, presented in a clear and straightforward manner easily…

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  • HISTORY

In what year did the Little Rock Nine graduate?

The integration of Little Rock Central High School is a dramatic story of nine African-American students that were forced to the front lines of the fight for school integration in the American…

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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL

In A Christmas Carol, where does Dickens portray poverty? Please include quotes.

Dickens was inspired to write A Christmas Carol after reading about the plight of poor children in the industrial towns of Northern England. As a result, we find many descriptions of poverty in the…

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  • FREAK THE MIGHTY

In Freak the Mighty, what are some things Max dislikes?

Many of Max’s dislikes in Freak the Mighty can be linked to his severe low self-esteem issues. From the beginning chapters, we know that Max doesn’t like himself for a couple of reasons. He refers…

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  • RAYMOND’S RUN

Summarize Squeaky’s thoughts about the way girls act toward one another in “Raymond’s Run.”

In Toni Cade Bambara’s short story “Raymond’s Run, the protagonist, Hazel Elizabeth Deborah Parker, known as Squeaky, feels that many girls are superfluous. She is a girl who does not have to…

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  • THE DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRL

How have Anne Frank’s plans for the future changed?

In the beginning of her diary, Anne Frank talks about her desires for her future and discusses becoming a dancer, actress, or singer. She has dreams of stardom and fame, and a desire for the…

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  • SCIENCE

What evidence supports Darwin’s natural selection?

Darwin’s theory of natural selection states those organisms with the best adaptations to the organism’s environment have the best chance of surviving. This means the genetic code possessed by…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In The Crucible, how does Arthur Miller use allegory to represent what happened during McCarthyism?

In The Crucible, Arthur Miller stages a subversive play about the Salem witch trials that mirrors the events that occurred during McCarthyism. The literal play features famous characters like John…

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  • HISTORY

Which is more important, liberty or freedom, and why?

There are various ways of distinguishing between liberty and freedom. I will answer this question using the distinction discussed in the link below as it is the distinction with which I am most…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What’s the most important chapter (character, conflict, plot, theme and device wise) and why?

Ultimately, this question is up to each individual reader. I don’t believe a single chapter could be chosen by all readers as the most critical chapter to the book. For me though, I choose chapter…

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  • REFERENCE

My best friend and I started dating, I knew he likes drinking, smoking and even taking drugs. Now…

Because I work with prisoners and homeless youth, I’m going to answer this question. If you have already realized that you do not want a boyfriend who does drugs and is chemically dependent; I…

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  • THE POSSIBILITY OF EVIL

What do people in town generally think of Miss Strangeworth in “The Possibility of Evil”?

People in town generally think of Miss Strangeworth as a respected citizen. This is due to the reputation of Miss Strangeworth’s family. At the beginning of the story, we learn that her grandfather…

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  • HISTORY

Why is it important to remain informed in a democracy?

It is very important to remain informed in a democracy. In our system, we elect leaders to represent us. We must know what the issues are, what the elected officials are doing and saying, and what…

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  • BUD, NOT BUDDY

Who is “Pop” in Bud, Not Buddy?

This is an interesting question from chapter 12 of Bud, Not Buddy. The word “Pop” is only used once in the novel. Lefty Lewis has just dropped Bud at the nightclub where he expects to find…

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  • THE MIRACLE WORKER

What does James mean when he says “Great, now we have two of them to look after”? How does…

When Annie Sullivan arrives at the Keller home, Captain Keller is apprehensive. He does not like that Annie is young and had been blind until recent surgeries. He makes comments about her being…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What was the quote that Atticus Finch told Scout when she was mad at her teacher?

When Scout’s new teacher, Miss Caroline, found out that the little girl could read, she was appalled. She told Scout to stop reading nightly with her father. Later that evening, Atticus asked…

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  • OTHELLO

Are there any quotes in the play Othello where Iago assures our main protagonist that he is on…

There are a number of examples throughout the play in which Iago indicates his support for Othello. He is practicing the art of ‘keep your friends close, but keep your enemies closer,’ in order to…

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  • HEALTH

To find the best way to communicate with someone, I can: 1. Speak to family or 2. Speak to…

The best way to communicate with someone is to speak with that person directly. However, there may be situations where it is not possible to speak with the individual directly – for example, a baby…

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  • CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

From the story “Columbus and the Egg,” which event was first, which event was last?

Columbus discovered the Americas first. He sailed for Spain since the Spanish were willing to fund his journey. He, therefore, returned to Spain once he had discovered the New World. He was a…

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  • HISTORY

What are the major themes of the book and what is its historical significance? How can I write a…

Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle, written in 1906, is a fictionalized account of a Lithuanian immigrant named Jurgis Rudkus who attempts to make a living in the meatpacking industry in Chicago. The…

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  • ANTON CHEKHOV

In “The Bet,” once the wager has been made , are the protagonist and antagonist in conflict?

Interesting question. Most teachers stress the basic conflict types. Man vs man, man vs. society, man vs. nature, and man vs. self are the most basic conflict forms. At the beginning of the…

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  • OLA ROTIMI

What is the summary for Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again by Ola Rotimi?

In short, Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again by Ola Rotimi is a very humorous play about the political struggles of modern Africa. The main character is Lejoka-Brown who is a member of the military and…

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  • THE LADY OR THE TIGER?

Who came out of the lover’s chosen door, the lady or the tiger? And why would the princess…

As readers, we don’t know which door the Princess signals her lover to choose. The story ends before it is told to us. It’s a little frustrating as readers, but the purpose of the story is to…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

In Julius Caesar, what are Cassius’ weaknesses and strengths?

Most round characters have several strengths and weaknesses. In Julius Caesar, Cassius is recognized as intelligent and convincing. On the other hand, his weaknesses include jealousy, a lack of…

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