In the novel Monster, what scenes depict Steve Harmon’s humanity?

In the novel Monster, what scenes depict Steve Harmon’s humanity?

  • SCIENCE

A 12 N falling Object encounters 4N of air resistance. The magnitude of the net force on the…

Hello! The gravity force of 12N acts downward (towards the Earth). The air resistance force acts upward and counteracts the gravity force. And its magnitude 4N is smaller than the magnitude of the…

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  • A DOLL’S HOUSE

What is A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen about?

A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen is about a family which seems to epitomize the ideal such as it was perceived in the nineteenth century. In this play, Ibsen challenges the norms and reveals the…

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  • HAMLET

In Hamlet, what does the quote “If it be now, ’tis not to come; if it be not now, yet it will…

Hamlet is telling Horatio that it is not his time to die. Hamlet has been through a lot by this point. His father died, and then appeared to him as a ghost and demanded that he get revenge on his…

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  • HISTORY

How did the use of new technologies during World War I influence the war? Which side benefited…

New technologies were used in World War I. Both sides benefitted from the new technology. The Central Powers used several new technologies in World War I. The Germans used the Zeppelin to attack…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

In Chapter 3, Whit, a minor character, is brought to the forefront. What purpose does this…

In Chapter 3, Whit, a character not often seen in Of Mice and Men, is brought to the forefront of the novel when he reads a comment in a magazine from Bill Tanner. The comment doesn’t say much more…

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  • SCIENCE

Compare and contrast heme and nonheme iron.

Iron is a mineral that carries oxygen from the lungs. Iron deficiency affects seriously the health. The human body contains about 4 grams of iron. Iron is found in every human cell and it is bound…

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  • JANE EYRE

Can you please help me Understand this essay prompt? I have to write this essay in 40 minutes…

As other Educators have commented, the mystery in Jane Eyre is the discovery of Bertha, Rochester’s wife, which happens in Chapter 26. Solving this mystery has many points of significance for Jane…

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  • HISTORY

Why was Rome so important in the Renaissance?

The Renaissance, or rebirth, was a revival movement which took place in Medieval Europe between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries. Rome became a dominant force in this movement, partly because…

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  • INTO THE WILD

What is the purpose of the dashes used in the following sentence of Henry David Thoreau’s…

The most likely answer to your question is Option B. Let’s take a look at why that is: Not (a) Nature’s ability to destroy man This response is contradictory to the tone of the line itself, which…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

How is Piggy characterized in chapter one of Lord of the Flies?

When Piggy emerges from the Jungle, he is described as “very fat” and the way that he walks clearly indicates that he is not exactly athletic but awkward and ungainly. Piggy also is really the…

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  • SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE

How is Bertram Rumfoord an example of a flat character in Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five?…

The late Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., was a gifted author. He had also the misfortune of living through one of the single most destructive acts in the history of mankind, the Allied bombing of the historic…

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  • LITERATURE

What do you think are some of the similarities that Greek, Roman, and Mesopotamian peoples share…

One of the first known poets and authors was the figure from ancient Greece known as Hesiod, who is believed to have lived around 750 B.C., or, possibly as recent as 650 B.C. Living in the time of…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

How has Huck’s moral code changed throughout The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?

The irony of understanding Huck’s moral code throughout the book is that Huck always had the same morals, he just didn’t know it until he had to make a big decision about turning in Jim as a…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Today Spanish is challenging this English monopoly in the United States. Geographic factors play…

It seems somewhat hyperbolic to say that Spanish is challenging the monopoly that English has as the language of the United States. It is not clear that Hispanic immigrants are holding on to their…

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  • THE JUNGLE

What were the problems the Jurgis family has to face in America in The Jungle?

There are many problems that the Jurgis family faces in The Jungle. First of all, they cannot speak English so they are dependent upon the kindness and honesty of others; secondly, they are…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What quotes from the book To Kill a Mockingbird illustrate Bob Ewell’s cowardliness?

The trial is over and Tom Robinson has been convicted. But Bob Ewell is still furious with Atticus for opposing him and for making him look like an ignorant coward in court. So, Bob spots Atticus…

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  • SCIENCE

The instructions for roasting a turkey or making roast beef recommend taking the meat out of the…

The doneness of meat is gauged by the internal temperature. Heat reaches the core of the meat product through the process of conduction, from the outer part of the meat to the inside. The outer…

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  • A SEPARATE PEACE

In A Separate Peace by John Knowles, who creates the first Devon Winter Carnival?

Phineas is the creator of the first Devon Winter Carnival, of course. Finny is the one who always organizes anything fun. Phineas is social, athletic, and always looking for a good time. His…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Using quotes from the novel, what are some similarities between Boo Radley and Tom Robinson?

There are many similarities between the characters Boo Radley and Tom Robinson throughout the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Both characters display kindness and are selfless towards others…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are examples of group conformity? Why do people “go with the flow” in group/public situations?

There are many different theories or models that are meant to explain why people conform or “go with the flow” when they are in groups. Let us look at some reasons that these various theories…

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  • SCIENCE

Given an initial launch velocity of 19m/s @ 31degrees, determine: The maximum height The time to…

Initial velocity, u = 19 m/s θθ = 31 degrees Using the equations of projectile motion: Maximum height, H = u2sin2θ2g=192sin2(31)2×9.81=4.88mu2sin2θ2g=192sin2(31)2×9.81=4.88m Total time of flight,…

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  • A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS

How does the presentation of the old man demonstrate the blending of fantastical elements with…

The old man has wings. This fantastic fact alone should be enough to strongly consider that the man is an angel, or some sort of scientific miracle and/or hybrid. Pelayo and Elisenda hear the old…

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  • TUCK EVERLASTING

How do most readers probably feel at the end of Tuck Everlasting?

Based on how my students feel about the ending of the book, I think most readers feel a little frustrated by the ending of the book, but ultimately understanding. I think most readers are…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What would be a real life example of bulimia?

Princess Diana was one real life example of someone who battled with bulimia. There are many people who experience or have experienced bulimia. However, when we look to “real life” examples, we…

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  • TUCK EVERLASTING

What suggestion does Jesse make to Winnie in Tuck Everlasting?

Jesse suggests that Winnie wait until she is older and then drink from the spring. The Tucks have become immortal. They did not do this on purpose. They drank from a spring that caused…

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  • JANE EYRE

I have to complete a close textual analysis essay on the charades scene from Jane Eyre. Can you…

The charade scene in Jane Eyre is quite meaningful, and can be analyzed in a few different ways. There is, of course, a party of guests at Thornfield, and the group decides to play a game of…

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  • THE KITE RUNNER

What is evidence for The Kite Runner’s themes of betrayal, guilt, friendship, and loyalty?

Author Khaled Hosseini examines the themes of betrayal and guilt through both Amir’s relationship with Hassan and Baba’s relationship with Ali. Amir betrays Hassan by not stepping in and stopping…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

Compare Abigail Williams and Mary Warren in The Crucible.

Abigail Williams is a leader and Mary Warren is a follower. The court attempts to treat all of the girls as equal victims of witchcraft. The court does an okay job with treating all of the girls…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

If you were to give Cherry Valance from The Outsiders an award, what would it be and why?

I would give Cherry Valence the “Oracle Award.” There’s no such award. I made it up, and it’s referencing The Oracle from The Matrix. The Oracle is the woman that has the ability to see special…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Why does the Lord of the Flies say that Simon will “only meet him down there”?

One of the things that becomes clear through Simon’s vision is that the Lord of the Flies, the “beast,” is only a representation of the fear and potential for violence that exists within the boys….

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  • SCIENCE

Why is ATP required for the preparatory steps of glycolysis?

Think of adding the 2 ATP in the preparatory stages of glycolysis as adding heat to ignite a fire. It takes a small input of energy to get the process started, but once it’s started a large amount…

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  • SCIENCE

How does cohesion affect liquid water?

Cohesion is a property that makes molecules stick to themselves. Water has high cohesion because it’s very polar and forms hydrogen bonds. In other word, it’s attracted to itself. This creates high…

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  • SCIENCE

How do the endoplasmic reticulum and Golgi bodies work together?

The endoplasmic reticulum is a series of membranes found throughout the cell that are connected to the nucleus. The endoplasmic reticulum can be smooth or rough. A smooth endoplasmic reticulum…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

What are some metaphors from The Odyssey, and what do they mean?

In Book 11, when Odysseus and his men have sacrificed the sheep in order to draw the spirits from the underworld, he says that they “flocked from every side.” He compares them to animals, even like…

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  • THE LION AND THE JEWEL

What is a character sketch of Sidi from the play The Lion and the Jewel?

Sidi is a beautiful young woman who becomes famous throughout her village after a foreign photographer publishes images of her in a magazine. Upon seeing her images, Sidi becomes extremely…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

What are some metaphors in The Odyssey and what do they mean?

A metaphor is a figure of speech which compares two unalike things where one thing is said to, not literally but figuratively, be the other. For example, Romeo uses a metaphor when he says, “What…

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  • DEATH OF A SALESMAN

Why isn’t Death of a Salesman a perfect tragedy?

The notion of a “perfect tragedy”, or more precisely, a perfect exemplar of the genre of tragedy is based on a classical ideal first articulated in Aristotle’s Poetics. In Aristotle’s theoretical…

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  • SCIENCE

What breaks down sugar molecules to release energy for a cell?

If the sugar is being consumed by a multicellular organism (made of may cells, such as animals), then the sugar is initially broken down in the mouth during mechanical digestion (via the chomping…

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  • TUCK EVERLASTING

In retrospect, what scene in Tuck Everlasting did you find the most memorable and effective? Why?

The answer to this question is completely dependent on each reader. Different readers are going to find different scenes more memorable than others. What is important to your answer is that you…

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  • HISTORY

Why were Europeans the first to make steel swords?

I wonder if this question is actually based on Guns, Germs, and Steel, by Jared Diamond. I have two reasons to think this. First, Diamond is very interested in the power of steel weapons and he…

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  • HISTORY

What was Howard Zinn’s point of view in Chapter Seven of A People’s History of the United States…

Howard Zinn feels that the Native American population was oppressed and violated by a small group of elites operating in the white government of the United States. This is especially true after…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

What are five images describing the underground setting that contribute to your sense of horror…

“The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Poe has a setting that has many of the elements of the Gothic which contribute to the horror and the sense of foreboding and dread, with its atmosphere of…

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  • BLACK BEAUTY

Why does James call Merrylegs a rogue in Anna Sewell’s Black Beauty?

In Chapter 9 of Anna Sewell’s Black Beauty, Merrylegs is brought back into the stable by James, who says to him, “There, you rogue, mind how you behave yourself, or we shall get into trouble.”…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

In the book, Of Mice and Men, at what point did George decide to kill Lennie? Obviously, George…

Steinbeck obviously did not want the reader to realize that George had stolen Carlson’s gun until George exposes it at the campsite in the last chapter. That is why it is unclear when George…

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  • HISTORY

What year did Xerxes arrive in Greece?

Xerxes first arrived in Greece following his father, Darius’, first failed invasion. The year was 480 B.C.E. Known by the title Shahanshah, King of Kings, to the Persians, he launched the 2nd…

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  • THE LION AND THE JEWEL

What do the characters Lakunle and Baroka symbolize throughout the play? How do their beliefs…

Lakunle is the village’s school teacher who wishes to marry Sidi. He is a proponent of modernity and a supporter of Western civilization. He is also rather arrogant and critical of Yoruba culture….

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  • HISTORY

Who is Giuseppe Mazzini and what was his most important accomplishment?

Giuseppe Mazzini was an Italian revolutionary. His most important accomplishment was helping Italy become a united country. Between the fall of the Roman Empire and the middle 1800s, Italy had…

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  • HISTORY

If the Louisiana Purchase never happened how would our country look today?

If the Louisiana Purchase never happened, our country would probably still look the same today. While the Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of our country in 1803, it is very likely we have…

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  • MACBETH

In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, what action does Macbeth choose to take in response to his “fear”…

In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Macbeth has murdered Duncan so that he can become king. He has been won over by the witches’ predictions and urged forward by his wife’s malicious nagging and insults….

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  • MONSTER

In the novel Monster, what scenes depict Steve Harmon’s humanity?

Throughout the novel, Steve Harmon struggles to understand his identity after the prosecuting attorney, Sandra Petrocelli, calls him a monster. However, there are various scenes which portray…

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