In reference to the question, “What is the significance of Chapter 5 to the novel as a whole?”…

# In reference to the question, “What is the significance of Chapter 5 to the novel as a whole?”…

• FRANKENSTEIN

In reference to the question, “What is the significance of Chapter 5 to the novel as a whole?”…

It’s alive! In Chapter 5, the monster comes alive. This is an important turning point in the novel because until now, the monster was kind of a “theory”–something that Victor thought he could mess…

• THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH

What values was The Epic of Gilgamesh (the flood story) meant to impress upon the audience?

The story does want to convey a message of humbleness and acceptance of our own weaknesses and limitations. It is the story of a very narcissistic king who wants to take over everything and…

• MATH

Calculate the limit of the function f(x)=(x^2-1)/(x-1) x–>1.

lim f(x) = lim (x^2-1)/(x-1) x–> 1 By substitution : lim f(x) = 0/0 (method has failed because 1 is a root for both numerator and denominator Let us factor: lim f(x) = lim (x-1)(x+1) /(x-1)…

• SCIENCE

Which are dermatological disorders related to atherosclerosis of the diabetic?

Atherosclerosis is one of the most important chronic diseases of patients with diabetes, and not only. Atherosclerosis consists of progressive narrowing of the arteries lumen (by deposition of…

• REFERENCE

What is the difference between V-neck/mermaid and round neck/trumpet wedding dresses ?

“V-neck” vs. “Round neck” of the dresses refers to the cut and shape of the neckline. V-neck dresses are cut to a point which (the neckline looks like a “V”), in a wedding dress, it is currently…

• THE BEST OF O. HENRY

How would “The Last Leaf” by O. Henry be different if it were in a different setting?

The setting at the time was an important factor for the type of people that the story was about; change the type of people, and you change the entire meaning and possibly plot of the story itself….

• SCIENCE

Which are bacterial and fungal infections in diabetes ?

There are some skin infections which are affecting patients with diabetes. These infections affect, more frequently, the patients with diabetes, than the general population. These infections are…

• MATH

Apply Lagrange theorem to f = (2x-1)/(x+5) in the interval [-1,1]

f(x) = (2x-1)/(x+5) the inteval [-1,1] Aaccorging Lagrange theorem: f(1) – f(-1) = f'(c)(1-(-1)) f(1) – f(-1) = f'(c) (1+1) f(1) f(-1) = 2*f'(c) Let us calculate: f(1) = (2-1)/(1+5) = 1/6…

• SHOOTING AN ELEPHANT

What is the tone and setting of “Shooting an Elephant?”

The setting of this story is Burma, what is now Myanmar. The story is set some time in the 1920s or 1930s. At that time, Burma was a colony of the British Empire. This fact really has an impact…

• MATH

Determine a, b if 2 + 2a + 3i + 3ib = 6a + 9i

2 + 2a + 3i + 3ib = 6a + 9i Let us group similar terms: (2 + 2a) + (3+3b)i = 6a + 9i Now: 2+ 2a = 6a ==> 4a = 2 ==> a= 2/4 = 1/2 ==> 3+3b = 9 ==> 3b = 6 ==> b= 6/3 = 2 Then , a = 1/2…

• MATH

Verify if +-sqrt2 are roots of dy if 2y+y*x^2-2x=0 .

2y + y*x^2 – 2x = 0 We will try to free y by itself on the left side: 2y + y*x^2 = 2x Now factor y: y ( 2+ x^2) = 2x y= 2x/(2+x^2) Now let us differentiate: y= u/v such that: u = 2x ==> u’…

• FRANKENSTEIN

Hi! I need to know in which way nature is treated or appears in Frankenstein. I need to explain…

With an unique twist to the gothic genre, Frankenstein’s author, Mary Shelley, employs little of the dark, foreboding forest or castles; instead, she frequently uses frozen nature as the setting…

• MATH

Determine the area of the surface between the lines x=0,x=1 and the curve f(x)=(3x^2 + 3)/(x^3 +…

f(x) = (3x^2 + 3)/(x^3 + 3x) x= 0 and x= 1 We need to calculate the area between f(x) and x= 0 and x= 1 We know that the area under f(x) is integral f(x) = F(x) F(x) = intg f(x) = intg…

• THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN

What was the most important scene in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian?

Any number of scenes could provide a variety of answers to your question, but I’ll offer one. Junior’s first day at Reardon is certainly an important event and transformation in the novel. In this…

• A ROSE FOR EMILY

What is the argument in “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner?

There are several messages sent in the story, particularly that of the struggle between the past and the present, and the inability to let go. In Emily’s case, she went from an Aristocratic…

• WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Why, in Shakespeare’s comedies, do we find that often female characters are protagonists,while in…

I love this question! I don’t know if it’s ever possible to know “why”an author chooses a character to serve as the main character, the protagonist. It is possible that the dilemmas experienced…

• ERNEST HEMINGWAY

As a writer Hemingway is on a quest for the ‘one true of perfect sentence.’ What do you think…

In 1964, literary critic and author Alfred Kazin explained that Hemingway, journalist and minimalist, sought the perfect sentence to the point of almost obsessive behavior. Kazin stated that…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Chapter 5 of To Kill a Mockingbird, are there any literary elements in the scene with Miss…

Scout’s encounter with Miss Maudie in chapter 5 certainly includes characterization to begin. She is cast as having “delicate balance” in terms of relationship with Jem and Scout, gardening with a…

• SCIENCE

I need help about the path of blood through the pig’s heart (this is a fill in the blanks…

The blanks in your question should be filled in as follows: I. Vena cava Tricuspid valve Pulmonic valve Lungs II. Lungs Mitral valve Aortic Valve Aorta The above cycle traces blood as it…

• MACBETH

In Macbeth, is Macbeth a tragic hero?

Yes, Macbeth is a tragic hero. The definition of a tragic hero is one who is victim of circumstances, despite of its role in the story. In this case, Macbeth has lots of circumstantial issues going…

• GOTHIC LITERATURE

Why did Gothic literature appear; what was the importance of it?

The first Gothic novel is indicated to be Horace Walpole’s ‘The Castle of Otrantro”, written in the mid-late 1700’s. This novel was the first of its kind that combined all the elements often…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

In Romeo and Juliet, what are the differences and similarities between the characters of Romeo…

Romeo and Juliet have many similarities and differences. Let’s begin with their similiarities. Similarities: Emotional/Dramatic: We find Romeo a depressed wreck in the beginning, then upon meeting…

• TREASURE ISLAND

Who are the characters in Treasure Island?

There are many characters in this book — too many for me to list and discuss in the space allowed. Here are some of the most important characters: Jim Hawkins. This is the young boy who narrates…

• CARSON MCCULLERS

How does Carson McCullers reveal aspects of the main character’s personalities in direct and…

The main characters in Sucker are two Southern, farm-raised teenagers. Peter, the oldest, is 15 years old while Sucker is 12, although sometimes he is described as being “four years younger”. Pete…

• AS YOU LIKE IT

Why is Rosalind the “strongest” woman in As You Like It?

As we know, Elizabethan women were considered as a very essential part of the household, but a silent and consenting part at that. Rosalind’s character is very radical for its time and place in…

• 1984

What is the significance of the use of colors in the novel 1984?I think grey and blue are…

One of the reasons why grey is so often used is the overall conception of the life of people living under a system like that of Big Brother and the Party. So much of Winston’s life is grey, the…

Identify a restaurant or hotel market segment in your community that you feel would be a good…

No market segment for any product or service including that for restaurants and hotels is a good or bad market segment in absolute terms. A market segment segment is good or bad only in relations…

• POETRY

What is the importance of Rumi (Mowlana) in Persian literature and his achievement and his…

Rumi (Jabal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi) is also know popularly as Mowlana. He was a Persian poet, theologian and mystic whose name, Rumi, means “The Roman.” He was born on September 30, 1207 in the…

A “hot” concept in fast-food marketing is home delivery of everything from pizza to…

An increase in consumer income is one of the major reasons that demand for a given good or service can grow. I think that this, possibly along with a decrease in the amount of time available to…

What is Business Ethics?

Business ethics is rules of good and moral conduct or behavior that is applicable to business firms. such ethical behavior of business is not assured solely by personal ethical behavior by its…

• HARD TIMES

Write a notes on Dickensian satire with reference to Mr. Bounderby and Mrs. Sparsit in the novel…

Dickens satire comes in the form of Josiah Bounderby’s lies about himself and his upbringing. In an industrialized society where social and economical changes are taking place, the former idea of…

• MACBETH

Macbeth’s decision to murder Macduff’s family. What does this communicate about the influence of…

The only link to the supernatural in the decision to kill Macduff’s family, is the warning Macbeth gets from the witches to beware Macduff. Since he cannot physically get at Macduff who has fled to…

• MATH

i want to know what x is in the logaritme below: 3log x + 2 log 3x= 3 the answer is 3 but…

3log x + 2 log 3x = 3 First we know that: a log b = log b^a ==> 3 log x + 2 log 3x = 3 ==> log x^3 + log (3x)^2 = 3 ==> log x^3 + log 9x^2 = 3 Also, we know that: log a + log b = log a*b…

• LITERATURE

What aspects of the novel can be perceived as it evolved into a major literary form?

A novel must involve a story that includes characters, themes and conflicts. There is a always a plot that follows a main character (or characters) through events that require the character(s) to…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In what ways do you think To Kill a Mockingbird clearly shows what Mr. Raymond means when he…

This seems to be a common thread throughout the story. Boo Radley got “hell” from his father for a juvenile prank and ended up secluded in the house for years. The townspeople even made up rumors…

• SCIENCE

What is diabetic neuropathy?

Diabetic neuropathy is a syndrome in which the sensory nerves of a person with diabetes mellitus are damaged. Any nerve can be affected but commonly the nerves of the feet and lower legs are…

• THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE

How may a knowledge of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde inform and influence a reading…

Many themes present in Jekyll and Hyde are also evident in Frankenstein. For example, a main character who is cultivated, educated, respected and well-known for his intelligence uses his…

• A SEPARATE PEACE

In A Separate Peace, how did the setting and tone change in Devon in the summer and in the winter?

You have identified a key part of the narration – how the seasons mirror the tone and events of the novel. Well done! The summer season and mood at Devon is described just after Finny has managed…

• LAW AND POLITICS

How does behavior theory relate to criminal behavior?

Behavior theory originated in the late 1800’s and gained prominence through the work of B.F. Skinner (1904-1990). Behavior theory is the basis of behavior modification. The underlying concept of…

• THE PASSIONATE SHEPHERD TO HIS LOVE

How was the writer of “The Passionate Shepherd to his love” influenced by the period in which he…

Actually, the writer of this poem was a male – Christopher Marlowe, so I have edited your question accordingly. In discussing the influence of the period in which Marlowe wrote, it is important to…

• REFERENCE

Labor Day at schoolDoes your school or do you do anything to celebrate this day? I hardly even…

Labor Day was celebrated on September 5, 1882, in New York City in accordance with the Central Labor Union. It seems that hundreds of laborers–carpenters, construction workers, blacksmiths, etc….

• 1984

In 1984 what are Winston’s advantages and disadvantages of being an outsider when he starts to…

Technically speaking, Winston is an insider, at least to the extent that many people in his society are. He isn’t one of the proles, and works in the Ministry of Truth. So, he is technically part…

• THE OUTSIDERS

In The Outsiders, explain how you feel about what Ponyboy, Johnny and Dallas did for the kids in…

This is something that you should answer for yourself because your feelings may well be different from mine. I will explain my feelings. To me, what the three greasers did for the kids who were…

• REFERENCE

What are the cards called in a deck of cards?

A complete set of playing cards is collectively called a pack or a deck. The set of cards held by any player at any point of time is called a hand. The full set of fifty-two cards French deck is…

• HISTORY

How did major literary figures react to the social problems caused as a result of the Great…

I think that writers of the time period really felt impacted by the vast amount of human suffering around them. John Steinbeck, for example, is a writer who delved greatly into how people suffer…

• HISTORY

What was Roosevelt’s initial approach to the banking crisis and later efforts regarding the…

President Roosevelt had his work cut out for him when he took office in 1933, as the economy was collapsing, and the banking industry was bleeding to death. So his approach was twofold–stop the…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Can the president control a government with so many programs and responsibilities?Can the…

There is no way that the president can control a government of the size of the United States government. Presidents have limited amounts of time and energy and cannot have any hope of personally…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Has the president been a driving force behind increasing the scope and power of government (and…

You can certainly argue that presidents have driven the increase in the scope and power of the federal government. I will look at three presidents who have done this to illustrate the point….

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Are pressures from interest groups necessarily translated into more governmental regulations,…

Although pressure from interest groups often translates into more regulation and bigger budgets, it does not necessarily do this. There are many instances in which groups’ desires are actually for…