In Spoon River Anthology, what does Aner Clute mean by “lead the life”?

In Spoon River Anthology, what does Aner Clute mean by “lead the life”?

  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

In Chapter 1 of Great Expectations, how does the use of religious imagery affect the readers…

What religious imagery are you referring to? Having just re-read this introductory chapter, there seems to be rather an absence of religious imagery. However, if it is setting you are focusing on,…

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  • SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY

In Spoon River Anthology, what does Aner Clute mean by “lead the life”?

In Line 5 of “Aner Clute” from Spoon River Anthology, Aner discusses how no matter where she goes, people ask her how she ended up leading the life (becoming a prostitute). Aner tells her…

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  • GRAMMAR

What are effects of different forms of English pronunciation in the modern day world?

Pronunciation is a signifier of many kinds, in English, and, no doubt, in many other languages as well. Pronunciation can tell us what region of the United States a person is from, what generation…

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  • MATH

deltai know the formula for discriminant but where it comes from?

We’ll start from the quadratic equation. ax^2 + bx + c = 0 We’ll factorize by a: a(x^2 + bx/a + c/a) = 0 We’ll group the first 2 terms and we’ll complete the square: a(x^2 + 2*x*b/2a + b^2/4a)-…

  • RELIGION

Does the Christian Tradition Explain the Significane of Jesus?

I think you should be more specific with this question. What part of the Christian Tradition? Which Christian Tradition? I would suspect that the significance of Jesus is not dependent on any or…

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  • HISTORY

How do I get started on a journal entry for an 1849 California gold miner?This is my assignment:…

At eNotes, we can’t write your journal entry for you, but we can give you an idea on how to get started for this assignment. The California Gold Rush lasted from 1849 – 1851, so consider that there…

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  • LEO TOLSTOY

hello, I want to ask about the plot of the story the old grandfather and his little grandson…

I do not know what you mean by the “conflict” for this story. But here is the plot: A grand father got so old that his legs didn’t work any more, he was blind, deaf,…

  • FRANKENSTEIN

Is Frankenstein considered a Gothic Novel?

It is a gothic novel. Gothic novels typically involve mystery, evil, supernatural and dark aspects. Edgar Allen Poe’s work is largely gothic. Gothic literature, (in England and America) emerged…

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  • REFERENCE

Seeking help in identifying a scuba deviceI have a scuba device that I am trying to find some…

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  • ANGELA’S ASHES

Comparison between the novel Angela’s Ashes and one of these films: Lost in Translation OR In…

Similarities between Angela’s Ashes and In America: Both Angela’s Ashes and the movie In America are classic immigrant stories. Though the general plot lines, characters, and even setting of each…

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  • REFERENCE

What is a sentence for terrestrial felicity?

From what I can gather, terrestrial felicity which literally means ‘earth happiness’ is a reference to the Garden of Eden or some utopian system of life on earth. It also carries a connotation…

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  • KARL MARX

Marx said that “philosophers have so far interpreted the world.” what implications does his…

The rest of that quote is “the point is to change it.” Marx was a philosopher of history and the forces that change motivate historical shifts. His philosophies of historical materialism and…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Chapter 23 of To Kill a Mockingbird, Jem tells Scout that “Atticus loves pot liquor better’n…

The “pot liquor” Jem refers to is not alcoholic. It is the liquid left in a pot – later used for gravy or broth – after meat or vegetables have been cooked. Jem makes his observation as he and…

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  • HEALTH ISSUES

How can one plan to have a baby boy during a menstruation cycle?Methods or theories?

There are several theories that exist in the idea of “planning” the gender of a baby during the conception stage. To be completely honest, most theories carry a very low accuracy rate, and many…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

How does reality television have a negative impact on the viewers’ perception of reality?

When people watch reality TV, they tend to think that what they are seeing is a true depiction of reality. Because of that, they tend to believe that what they see on TV is how life really is….

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  • HISTORY

What were the similarities and differences between the Mongol empire and the Islamic empire?

You should first note that there were several Islamic Empires, the two largest being the Umayyad and Abbasid Dynasties. The areas of Eurasia and Africa which became Islamic were known as the Dar Al…

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  • THE AWAKENING

Evaluate the ethics in the novel The Awakening.

Ethical conduct in Chopin’s novel is poised between two precarious ends. On one hand, individual freedom is something that defines ethical conduct. Edna’s basis of action is predicated upon her…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

What is the relationship between George and Lennie in Of Mice and Men?

I would say that the relationship between them is one based on caring and nurturing. I think that they both need each other in an immediate and powerful way. This is fairly evident with Lennie,…

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  • BUSINESS

Given the price and cost data shown in the following table of each of the two firms A and B,…

From the information provided, we can see that the fixed operating cost for Firm A is 24600 and that for Firm B is 30600. The variable operating cost per unit is 6.75 for firm A and 9.75 for firm…

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  • THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET

what role do community and neighborhood play in shaping who we become1. community provides people…

Looking at your statement #1, I think that a feeling of security and a sense of belonging do not have to trap a person in a comfort zone. I think that if you feel you belong somewhere, it is easier…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

How is there a sense of futility in The Outsiders?

The very real sense of futility that exists in this novel emerges from the way that the author presents the class conflict between the Socs and the greasers. It is clear that the two rival worlds…

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  • SCIENCE

Physics The following takes place at a colony on the Moon some time in the distant future: A 40…

What question are you asking? Are you asking if this is possible? The gravity on the moon is about 1/6 of the gravity here on earth. This means that things, including cannon balls, are going to…

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  • BIOLOGY

What are a few methods by which gymnosperms prevent self-fertilization?

All plants have features meant to avoid self fertilization as it does not allow for the improvement in the genetic characteristics. This is due to the fact that the information contained in the…

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  • RELIGION

How do religious traditions contribute to “social transformation”How do religious traditions…

If you use the term “religious tradition” to refer to the ethical beliefs of a religious group, then religious traditions can contribute to social transformations by pushing a society to conform…

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  • SCIENCE

Why is the female cone usually larger than the male cone?

I assume that you are asking about the cones that are involved in the reproduction of conifers. If so, there are two reasons why female cones would be larger than male cones. First, female cones’…

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  • HISTORY

Compare and contrast slavery in Europe and the Americas.Compare and contrast slavery in Europe…

All systems of slavery everywhere are similar in one way — they all force certain people to work for others without pay and without really having any control over their own lives. So the systems…

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  • BUSINESS

Define specific and realistic business objectivesno

Business objectives play an important role in business planning, both in the startup phase and in later stages of a business’ life. These two are part of business planning.

  • MATH

Solve for x if sin 3x = cos 3x.

We have to solve sin 3x = cos 3x First divide both sides by cos 3x => sin 3x / cos 3x = cos 3x/ cos 3x => tan 3x = 1 => 3x = arc tan 1 => 3x = pi/4 => x = pi/12 Also, we know that…

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  • LOOK BACK IN ANGER

discuss the plot of Look back in anger.

Jimmy Porter is a loud, obnoxious man, rude and verbally abusive to his wife, Alison. Alison comes from an upper class family that Jimmy abhors and he berates Alison for being too reserved and…

  • SENSE AND SENSIBILITY

Whom do you think the ridiculed persons are in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility?

There are a number of characters ridiculed in Sense and Sensibility. This means in turn that the social-cultural types upon whom Austen was patterning them were also being ridiculed through their…

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  • HISTORY

How did the crusades affect the expansion of the Holy Roman Empire?

If you are talking about the Crusades in the Holy Land, then there was no impact on the expansion of the Holy Roman Empire. However, if you are talking about crusades in a broader sense, the Holy…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

How does genetically modified food affect the economy?

Looking at this from an economic point of view only, genetically modified crops are a benefit to a country’s economy. So far as we know at this point, GM crops are more productive without any…

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  • THE INVISIBLE MAN: A GROTESQUE ROMANCE

Discuss the argumentation in The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells.

A discussion of the argumentation in Wells’s The Invisible Man isn’t an east one to have. Critics have puzzled over the success and meaning of the novel. One critic holds that the argument of the…

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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL

What is the basic situation (including the main conflict) in A Christmas Carol by Charles…

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is another of his social criticisms. With the character of the parsimonious curmudgeon, Ebenezer Scrooge, Dickens points to the terrible social prison of his…

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  • PHYSICS

What is the weight of the statue of liberty in the following cases:1. Calculate the weight of the…

According to the Newton’s law of universal gravitation, the force of gravitational attraction between two objects of mass M1 and M2 placed a distance R from each other is given by G*M1*M2/R^2. Here…

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  • FOREVER …

What is an important quote from Forever… that illustrates the climax?

Because the title of the novel indicates its theme of true love, but the ellipsis following the word “Forever” suggests there may be an ambiguous meaning, the most significant plot development…

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  • HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

The Slave’s DreamWhen did the slave get freedom? How?

The slave gets his freedom at the beginning of the poem. It is not necessarily a good thing, though, because he only gets it by dying. During the poem, the slave’s body is lying there next to the…

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  • MATH

A tool is programmed to move, such that x=2cos3t and y=cos2t. Find the velocity of the…

The velocity of the machine can be divided into two components, x and y. It moves at x = 2 cos 3t in the x-direction. Therefore the x component of the velocity is dx/dt = -2*3 sin 3t. At t = 4.1,…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

How do I calculate Canada’s dependency ratio? Here is the link to Canada’s recent census.

In order to get the proper answer (the one your teacher expects) you are going to have to find out what exact definition your teacher is using for dependency ratio. Basically, you are trying to…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

How does Federal Congress use the commerce clause in enacting federal criminal statutes?

The Commerce Clause has been used by the federal government as a way to enact criminal laws on actions that have something to do with interstate commerce. There have been controversies as to how…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What is the purpose of the Commerce Clause?

This depends on your point of view. You can look at what it was meant for when it was written — its immediate goal. Or you can look at it from a modern perspective — what some people think it…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

How complete a defense is the defense of diplomatic immunity?

In the United States, at least, diplomatic immunity can be used as essentially a complete defense against any crime, no matter how serious. As the link below says, If diplomatic immunity is used…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What is the meaning of an affirmative defense?

An affirmative defense is one that goes beyond simply saying something to the effect that “I didn’t do it.” Instead, an affirmative defense actually presents new facts to the court. This can be…

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  • CINEMA

How does postmodernist film challenge the conventions of traditional narrative cinema?How does…

I think that a good example of how conventions of traditional narrative cinema are inverted through postmodern film can be seen in the work of David Lynch. Many of his films reject the…

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  • TWILIGHT

twlightWhat was Jacob Blacks internal and external conflict’s in twlight?

Internal conflict: he loves Bella but he cannot have her; he loves Bella but she loves his enemy (Edward, and all vampires); he is torn between his love for and protection of Bella and his sheer…

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  • ESSAY LAB

“Dangerous sports, such as mountain climbing and motor cycle racing, should be banned!”write a…

All sports have some danger. A soccer player can be kicked in the head or can break their leg. A marathon runner can suffer a heart attack and die. There is essentially no physical activity that…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

How does the character of Cassius change during Julius Caesar?

The changes in Cassius are interesting and sometimes perplexing. As the drama gets underway, it is Cassius who strategizes, motivates, and manipulates a band of powerful Roman senators in the…

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  • THE JUNGLE

In The Jungle, why does Jurgis find a job so easily in the meatpacking plant?

Although The Jungle is a work of fiction, Upton Sinclair did not exaggerate the true working conditions of those in the Chicago meat packing industry. Jurgis’ character is like tens of thousands…

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  • MATH

Solve the system : 2t+3u = 14 t-5u = -3

Given the system: 2t + 3u = 14………….(1) t- 5u = -3……………..(2) We will use the substitution method to solve. Let us rewrite (2). ==> t= 5u -3 Now we will substitute with t into…

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  • MATH

How much lemonade is needed is needed in the following case: To make a bowl of punch using…

Given that the ration of the lemon to the soda pop into a lemonade mix is 2:3 If there are 25 gallons of punch, how much lemonade is needed? Let the amount of lemonade = x The amount of soda pop =…

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