In The Road, there are cannibals, looters, and pilgrims. Who are the pilgrims?Infer…

In The Road, there are cannibals, looters, and pilgrims. Who are the pilgrims?Infer…

  • THE ROAD

In The Road, there are cannibals, looters, and pilgrims. Who are the pilgrims?Infer…

In Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, the man and the boy are pilgrims carrying the fire. The family that the boy meets in the end is also made of pilgrims carrying the fire. On this God-forsaken road…

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  • HAMLET

”Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.”In your opinion, what is the signifcance of this…

It is interesting and significant that it is Marcellus, a lowly guard or watchman, who makes the claim that this ghost’s arrival suggests nothing but bad things for the state of Denmark. Earlier…

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  • TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE

What is Morrie’s reaction upon learning that he is dying of an incurable disease and doesn’t have…

On page 57, Morrie is quoted saying: “‘Sometimes, in the mornings . . . that’s when I mourn. I feel around my body, I move my fingers and my hands–whatever I can still move–and mourn what I’ve…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

I read a review here, it states that Victor Frankenstein was from Naples, Italy when the book…

When Victor Frankenstein begins telling his tale to Walton, his first sentence is, “I am by birth a Genevese . . .” However, if you read further, after Victor is telling Walton about how his father…

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  • MATH

The limit represents the derivative of some function f(x) at some number a. Select an appropriate…

Limit (tanx -1)/(x-pi/2) as x–>pi/2. The definition of d/dx{tanx) = Lt {tanx(x+h) -tanx) }/{(x+h)-x} as h–> 0 = Lt{(tanx +tanh)/(1-tanx*tanh) -tanx)}/h as –> 0 =Lt (tanx+tanh- tanx…

  • SCIENCE

A 2.45 X 10^-5 kg raindrop falls vertically at a constant speed under the influence of gravity…

Work is defined as the product of force and distance. In the given question we have to find the force first. For this we need the acceleration which is 9.8 m/ s^2, and the mass which is 2.45 *…

  • MATH

Show that if a sequence equals 0 for infinitley many n, then either it converges to 0, or it is…

When we sequence the order or the plcing of the term is very much important. If th n th term is defined , then we can tell all the terms. If we say infinitely many terms are zero, what is the…

  • LITERATURE

What is the theme of the “Ain’t I a Woman” by Sojourner Truth?be specific

“Ain’t I a Woman,” a speech given by Sojourner Truth at a women’s right to vote convention, is one of my students’ favorites because it’s real and sensible–and humorous. Truth is a strong black…

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  • SLAVERY IN LITERATURE

What is the theme of the speech “The Great Problem to Be Solved” by Frances Ellen Watkins…

Harper first gave her speech “The Great Problem to Be Solved” on April 14th, 1875 at the Centennial Anniversary of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery. As Harper spoke,…

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  • THE LESSON

What is the plot and theme?

In Toni Cade Bambara’s short story, “The Lesson,” we have the chance to watch an awakening take place in the mind of a young black girl who lives in poverty, but has no sense that there is any…

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  • 1984

What is confusing about the encounter with O’Brien?

I believe bc Winston feels like O’brien knows all the answers before Winston finnishes the questions.

  • 1984

What is one thing Winston and Julia will not do for the cause ?

By your tag, I see that you are referring to what Julia and Winston say when they go to O’Brien’s home to find out more about the Brotherhood. While they are there, O’Brien interrogates them some…

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  • ARISTOTLE

How does Aristotle’s theory of the four causes, as laid out in Metaphysics, differ from Plato’s…

In Metaphysics, Aristotle lays out his four causes as answers to “why” questions. In other words, if we were to ask why something is as it is, we would want to answer it with respect to the…

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  • 1984

When they visit O’Brien, what does he tell them about the Brotherhood?

In Part 2, Chapter 8, Julia and Winston go to visit O’Brien to learn more about the Brotherhood. They are finally going to actually do something to oppose the Party. At O’Brien’s apartment, they…

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  • HARPER LEE

Discuss the use of symbolism in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRDSomething about symbols

Harper Lee’s use of symbolism in To Kill a Mockingbird is one of its defining characteristics. Even the title of the book is an example of symbolism; the mockingbird represents innocence. In the…

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  • PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORIES OF IDENTITY AND LITERATURE

How often can adolescent experiences shape one’s reaction to culture and values inherent in that…

There is plenty of research to indicate that the perceptions of consciousness formed during adolescence help to shape one’s lasting impressions of cultures and values. The research takes the form…

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  • THE INTERLOPERS

Why are Ulrich and Georg feuding ?

The reason that these two men hate each other goes back pretty far in time. It goes back to the time when the grandfathers of the two men were in control of the lands that Ulrich and Georg now…

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  • RESTORATION DRAMA

Trace the development of the heroic tragedy in the Restoration period with reference to Dryden’s…

The genre of the heroic tragedy developed during the Restoration years. It featured lyric and emphatic dialogues, idealized characters, exotic contexts and dramatic plots. As the most respected…

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  • SCIENCE

How does a pilot lower and raise the height of an airplane?

In general, the altitude of an airplane (how high it is above the ground) is controlled by a control surface known as the elevator. This surface is on what is called the horizontal stabilizer…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the control surfaces of an aircraft that allow it to turn?

Some of the basics, particularly relevant to turning the aircraft, are the ailerons and the rudder. The rudder is used to change the attitude of the nose of the aircraft while still in the…

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  • SCIENCE

What is yaw and pitch in airplane flight?

Yaw and pitch refer to the movement of the airplane along the vertical and lateral axes respectively. Yaw is controlled by the rudder which is a vertical panel attached to the tail of the airplane….

  • ESSAY LAB

I need some direction in writing an informative speech on how to apply make-up.I need some…

An outline for a speech is fairly simple once you decide what your 2 or 3 points are going to be. “How to do makeup” is a bit broad, but here are some ideas. If you’re speaking only about how to…

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  • SCIENCE

How are airplanes able to fly upside down?

The main reason why airplanes can fly is the angle of attack which the pilot can alter. Depending on the angle of attack the lift of an airplane is changed allowing the pilot to fly for varying…

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Does the US system reflect the principle of political equality?Political Equality: the principle…

In regards to popular sovereignty: Even at the time of the founding of this country, people with money and influence always had more of a say in how things would work than folks without one or the…

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  • SEABISCUIT: AN AMERICAN LEGEND

In Seabiscuit: An American Legend, what were the qualities that made this horse a…

I guess I have to differ from the premise of the question. If one looked at Seabiscuit, I think that the most evident elements of a prototypical thoroughbred are not present. He lacks those…

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  • SCIENCE

Which concept of physics helps airplanes fly?

There are several, but likely the most important is the principle of lift, and in the case of most aircraft, including fixed wing or rotary machines, this has to do with the structure of the wing…

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  • SCIENCE

What makes hydras different from other cnidarians and how do the cells of a hydra get oxygen?

Hydras spend their life as a Polyp, a sessile organism, with most found in freshwater, rather than saltwater. They are radially symmetrical and feed on small organisms in the water by stinging them…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

Can you please explain what happens in The Land of the Dead from Odyssey?

Odysseus goes to meet with the blind prophet Tiresias. He takes a few men off the ship with him to carry his sacrifices he has prepared for Tiresias. These include: milk, honey, wine, and crystal…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

In chapter 7, contrast the reactions of Nick and Gatsby to Daisy’s voice.

The answer to this question involves one of the most often quoted passages of the novel: “Her voice is full of money.” Throughout the novel, Nick has been entranced by Daisy’s voice. Even though…

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  • SCIENCE

Seaweeds can be best differentiated from the other algae because seaweeds:

Seaweed requires a support which helps it stay anchored unlike other algae which use it to take in nutrients. Seaweed also does not require a rigid body structure and can survive just with the…

  • THE CRUCIBLE

What grudges does Thomas Putnam have against Francis Nurse, and what would be a quote explaining…

Thomas Putnam’s grudge can best be seen in Act I during some of Miller’s background delivery of information. We see this in the words: Thomas Putnam’s man for the Salem ministry was Bayley. The…

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  • OEDIPUS REX

How does the Chorus’ view of life and Gods differ from Jocasta’s?

Jocasta believes that humans can make their own destiny, while the Chorus holds true to the traditional Greek belief that the gods are in charge of everything and human beings are but the pawns of…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

In Julius Caesar, why is Cassius’ death more honorable than that of Brutus?My teacher is making…

You seem to have a couple levels of questioning here — In the main question, you ask about Cassius’ death, but then you say you need three reasons that Cassius is more honorable (throughout the…

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  • TO DA-DUH IN MEMORIAM

In “To Da-duh in Memoriam,” what question does the grandmother repeatedly ask the young girl?

There is no question that is specifically quoted as being asked by the grandmother repeatedly, however, as the story progresses it is made clear that she consistently spends time with her…

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  • THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS

What is “soft rain”? What is ironic about the diction choice “soft”?It’s talking about the short…

A soft rain is a gentle rain, one that does not pound. If you think about the sound rain makes on a tin roof, then the difference would be more apparent. Bradbury uses the term “soft” as a contrast…

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  • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Act 4, scene 1 of Much Ado About Nothing really belongs in a tragedy not a comedy. Discuss.

Much Ado About Nothing, a comedy, is very similar to Romeo and Juliet, a tragedy. Much Ado has a main plot set around a set of lovers, Benedick and Beatrice and and a sub-plot set around another…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Should Canada become a republic?

While Canada has a democratically elected government, it is technically not a republic because, as a member of the British Commonwealth, it acknowledges the Queen of England, Elizabeth II, as its…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Identify points for and against getting rid of the Queen and Governor General.

AGAINST – tax payers money going towards an outdated institution that essentially has no valuable or otherwise unattainable contribution to the political processes of england. The upkeep of the…

  • LAW AND POLITICS

Identify by name each member of the federal (national) cabinet and their department.

The cabinet consists of the heads of the executive departments and the vice-president. These cabinet members advise the president on matters that relate to their duties within their offices. The…

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  • CINEMA AND DRAMA

Can anyone give me ideas for a thesis on how Casablanca relates to a classic Hollywood style?

I think that you might want to spend some time assessing the storyline of the film. It is one of those films that plays up the Hollywood notion of the good guy battling overwhelming odds to win…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

How does Orwell show his ideas about communism through Animal Farm?How does Orwell show his ideas…

In my opinion, Orwell thinks that communism is a fine idea in theory but that it gets to be corrupted by the people who take power. I think that we can see this in the following ways: Old Major’s…

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  • LITERATURE

In the short story “The Father” why does the son run away from his father? Is he justified in his…

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  • HISTORY

What happened after pocahontas was found? What happened at the end of her life?I am reading the…

Pocahontas first saw white men in 1605. She and John Smith developed a romantic relationship while he was in Virginia setting up the colonies under the direction of the king. She continually made…

  • THE POSSIBILITY OF EVIL

what is the forshadowing?

If you are referring to the literary technique ‘forshadowing’, it is a device used by the author to give the reader clues or hints as to what will occur later in the story/text. It can be achieved…

  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

How does Connell uses figurative language in “The Most Dangerous Game” to add richness and create…

Connell uses figurative language in the very beginning to create the mood of suspicion. He does this most effectively with the repetition of the idea that it is extremely dark, a place wherein we…

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  • JOHN MILTON

Discuss the theme of John Milton’s sonnet “How soon hath time.”i dont really get this stuff

Well, you are sixteen years old, or something like that, right? Don’t feel bad for not getting it. The poem was written by a young man who was a good seven years older than you are now. Thus fret…

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  • SCIENCE

How can eating habits be changed for kids who get “enough” food, but do not get adequate…

I am not a scientist, but I AM a mom – so I will give you my opinion. There are children that get a great deal of food, but if the food is not nutritious, then they are not going to be healthy. The…

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  • HISTORY

How were women treated in Classical China?

Women in ancient China were required to live laws and behave according to the code set by Confucius. Women were not equal to men and did not have the same rights as men. Thee were not allowed to…

  • HISTORY

How did religion play a role in Chinese politics?This question deals with time period of Zhou,…

One girl posted: Well Ace, there is far more to Chinese politics since the days when the emperors were ‘chosen by the gods’. for instance, the role of the English who needed to have a ‘trade…

  • HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS

How does magical realism in The House of The Spirits affect its tone as well as different aspects…

Magic realism challenges the traditional parameters of pre-modernist perspectives in fiction. It suggests that lives are not ordered or organised on either rational or god-given lines. In a sense,…

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