In “The Scarlet Ibis,” who is Doodle?

In “The Scarlet Ibis,” who is Doodle?

  • THE SCARLET IBIS

In “The Scarlet Ibis,” who is Doodle?

In this excellent short story by James Hurst, Doodle is the younger brother of the narrator of this tale, referred to only as brother. Doodle, from birth, was very different, due to his poor health…

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  • ODE ON MELANCHOLY

In the third stanza of “Ode on Melancholy,” to what does Keats compare melancholy?

Throughout this excellent poem, Melancholy is referred to as “she,” indicating the female form that Keats chooses to give her. However, the comparison you are referring to comes at the end of the…

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  • WALTER DE LA MARE

What other words (besides “blind”) reinforce our awareness of blindness of the mole and owl?

In this poem, there are two words (one each in the stanzas about the mole and the owl) that reinforce to us the idea that these animals are blind (at least to our way of thinking). In the first…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

How does Fitzgerald tell the story in Chapter 1 of The Great Gatsby?In terms of language, form…

Fitzgerald begins his story, by creating a character in Nick that we almost assume is going to be the main character of the story. We get his background and we meet his cousin Daisy and her husband…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

what is the theme of Merchant of Venice?with examples

The theme is -Friendship and winning hands of Portia.You see in play friendship b/w antonio and bassanio,and in the other hand bassanio wanted to wooing the hand of Portia.so the theme that acome…

  • DAVID COPPERFIELD

Describe David’s new school at Canterbury in David Copperfield.

It is following his adoption by his long-lost Aunt, Betsey Trotwood, that David is sent to a new and infinitely better school than the one he was sent to in London by the Murdstones. This event…

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  • MIDNIGHT’S CHILDREN

How does Salman Rushdie reflect postcolonial elements in Midnight’s Children?

I think that the post-colonial struggle for identity is what Saleem endures throughout the novel. In this light, there is much in way of post-colonialism in the work. Saleem is an interesting…

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  • GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

What is the plot in a fiction story?What is the process of defining the plot in a story?

The plot in a fiction story is what happens. Plot is composed of several parts. The conflict is the event that happens to begin the action of the story. It is a problem the main character must…

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  • THE YELLOW WALLPAPER

Write a brief short description in about 3 to 4 lines on the story “The Yellow Wallpaper.”

Unfortunately, for me to log an approved response I need to do at least ninety words, so I won’t be perhaps giving you the short answer that you are looking for! However, if I were you I would…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What episodes shows that Tom never harms anybody in To Kill a Mockingbird?

There was not one episode in general that showed Tom never harmed anyone. The one you are referring to is probably when Atticus showed how Mayella was beaten about the face and neck on the right…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What shows that Tom is a hard worker?

We know about Tom Robinson throughout the hearing by hearsay and through some of the evidence that is spoken in court. However, on chapter 19 there is a specific incident in which Link Deas, Tom…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

What historical context is Dickens background?Its for coursework -.-

Charles Dickens lived between 1812 and 1870 in Victorian England. The queen Victoria‚Äôs coronation in 1837 signals the beginning of what scholars call the Victorian novel, the genre in which…

  • MATH

Given that x,y>0 find x/y if x+6y>02 (lgx – lgy) = lg (x+ 6y) -lg y

Given that x> 0 and y >0. Also, given that x+ 6y > 0 We need to find x/y. 2 (lgx – lgy) = lg (x+ 6y) -lg y. We know from logarithm properties that log(a) – log(b) = log (a/b) ==> 2*log…

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  • MATH

What is x if 81^(x-1)>3^2(x+1)?

We need to find x if 81^(x-1)>3^2(x+1) 81^(x-1)>3^2(x+1) => 3^4(x – 1) > 3^2(x + 1) As the base is positive and greater than 1, we can write 4(x – 1) > 2(x + 1) => 4x – 4 > 2x…

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  • THE KITE RUNNER

I need simple questions and answers from Chapters 20-21- 22 of The Kite Runner.I need simple…

CHAPTER 20 Q: Who was Dr. Rasul?A: Dr. Rasul was the old beggar that Amir spoke with after seeing the Taliban for the first time. Dr. Rasul used to teach at the university with Amir’s mother, and…

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  • MATH

find the equation of the line. check the answer. through (12/5,1)forming the axes a triangle with…

The equation of the line which has x intercept = a and y intercept = b is of the form: x/a+y/b = 1. It is given that A(a,0), B(0,b) and the origin O(0,0) makes a triangle whose area is (1/2)ab…

  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

When and how does Scout show that she has learned the importance and consequences of moral…

As a child during the times recounted in the novel, Scout is innocent and impressionable; she observes and experiences instances of adult behavior and numerous events in Maycomb that are beyond her…

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  • TRIGONOMETRY1

Solve the trigonometric equation and find all solutions (3cosx+7)(-2sinx-1)=0

We have to solve (3cos x + 7)(-2sin x – 1) = 0 If (3cos x + 7)(-2sin x – 1) = 0 we can have: (3cos x + 7) = 0 => cos x = -7/3 => x = arc cos (-7/3) + n*2*pi (-2sin x – 1) = 0 => sin x =…

  • MATH

What is the indefinite integral of y=(1/x)*(7+lnx)^2 ?

We need to find the definite integral of y = (1/x)*(7+ln x)^2. Let u = 7 + ln x du/dx = 1/x => dx / x = du Int [ y dx] = Int [ (1/x)*(7+ln x)^2 dx ] => Int [ u^2 du] => u^3 / 3 replace u…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

Do any of the characters in The Crucible demonstrate or go against transcendental qualities?

Transcendental means “rising above common thought or ideas” according to the American Heritage Dictionary. It’s a philosophy that “asserts the existence of an ideal spiritual reality that…

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  • THE KITE RUNNER

Please give me the valued quotes of friendship between Hassan and Amir in the novel The Kite Runner.

The relationship between Hassan and Amir in The Kite Runner is a complicated one. Amir spends most of his boyhood playing with Hassan, but because of their class differences (Amir is a Pashtun,…

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  • A PASSAGE TO INDIA

Describe and analyze the relationship between Aziz and Fielding in the closing scene of A Passage…

Part of the reason why the ending of the book does not lead to overall friendship between Aziz and Fielding is because of Forster’s assertion that the culture divide and clash is too formidable to…

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  • LITERATURE

The formal, structural, exponential, linguistic and close reading approaches to literary analysis…

These approaches differ greatly from each other. The question isn’t whether or not they are present in these stories. It’s more a question of whether these approaches would be good for the stories…

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  • DALYRIMPLE GOES WRONG

What are the themes in “Dalyrimple Goes Wrong?”

“Dalyrimple Goes Wrong” is a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, about a young war veteran who turns to crime because he feels unappreciated by society. The main theme in the story is youthful…

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  • LINGUISTICS

What is a Deep Structure in linguistics?

Deep Structure (D-Structure) is is one of the early elements of Noam Chomsky’s transformational generative grammar theory (TGG). Its complement is Surface Structure (S-Structure). It is…

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  • MAJOR BARBARA

major barbera is unworldly in respect of this”,am-made world”,but she is “in trouble with the…

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  • HISTORY

What are the most important ways the 1920s affected the United States?What are the most important…

Different people can have different opinions on this. My own opinion is that the most important effect of the 1920s was that it started America on its way toward having a split culture — one in…

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  • HISTORY

In the 1960’s Cold War Era, what preparations would I have to make to keep my family safe?For my…

I would actually advise to examine some of the films that take the Cold War to the personal and domestic front. The film “Duck and Cover” was viewed as propaganda as to what had to be done in such…

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  • HISTORY

What were the effects of the invention of new kinds of rifles, bullets, shell, and canisters…

The main effect of the invention of these types of weapons was that they gave the defensive side major advantages in this war. This was one thing that made this war so horribly bloody. Before the…

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  • HISTORY

To what extent have Urdu and regional languages contributed to the development of Pakistan?

I think that Partition is a major component of this question. When the call to divide the Hindu Subcontinent was made, the line was fairly arbitrary in terms of demarcating what would be Pakistan…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

What indications are there that the green light will have a powerful emotional significance to…

It is of course the green light that indicates the location of Daisy, Gatsby’s “prize” that he is willing to sacrifice everything for, that Gatsby is so transfixed by at the end of Chapter One when…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

How can tragedies such as The Crucible by Arthur Miller reflect social issues?How can tragedies…

One of the way that Miller’s work reflects social issues lies in its construction of power. Miller creates a setting in Salem where moral absolutes are brought into severe questions because of…

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  • THE TEMPEST

In what way is The Tempest related to modern time in our life?

The concept of revenge and retribution that occurs in The Tempest is also relevent to modern times. Prospero feels seriously wronged by Alonso and Antonio, so when he learns that Alonso’s boat is…

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  • ESSAY LAB

I am having a hard time finding an article for my research paper assignmentWrite a three- to…

I wonder if you are using combinations of keywords in your search efforts. Using just “language” or just “culture” will produce too many results for you, and you will not be able to search through…

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  • BIOLOGY

How are the concepts of natural selection & survival of the fittest related?

Natural selection and survival of the fittest are concepts on which Darwin’s theory of evolution is based. There is a difference in the genetic makeup of every organism which makes its physical…

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  • HAMLET

What is Shakespeare trying to teach to us by writing the play, Hamlet?plzz help me out… thanx!!

This is such a broad question on a very rich play, but here are few ideas that you could explore as you review the play as a whole. When you are considering a question like this it is usually a…

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  • ESSAY LAB

IdentityHow does race or ethnicity affect one’s identity? For English, I am writing an essay on…

Complicated question. I’m half Asian and half White. I grew up in Micronesia, playing with Micronesian kids and learning a Micronesian language as my second language (but I knew and everyone knew…

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  • THE LOVELY BONES

What questions could I write about The Lovely Bones?Im doing a book report on the lovely bones…

It’s always good to ask questions that are open-ended, meaning there isn’t a simple “yes” or “no” answer. You and your friends should have to support your response with your own opinions or…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Using fate as my topic please help me construct good theises statementI already wrote my paper…

Without knowing what you have already written makes it difficult–if not impossible–to provide a thesis statement that will direct the rest of your essay. But, perhaps, some suggestions can be…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why should corporal punishment not be banned?I have to debate on this topic and I am at the…

You have, in my opinion, been given the more difficult side in this debate. However, you have to work with what you have been given, and I think some research might help you. There are still…

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  • HISTORY

why should government today officially apologize for the past injustices to indigenous people?…

I’m not sure what purpose an apology would accomplish; other than a figurative mea culpa. No one is the better for it. In speaking of “injustices,” we need to remember that we are judging the past…

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  • THE YELLOW WALLPAPER

How does the woman becomes mad and insane gradually in “The Yellow Wallpaper”?

The insanity that comes on the woman in this excellent classic is definitely something that grows gradually. It starts of with the confinement of the narrator to her room for “rest,” which,…

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  • MAHATMA GANDHI

What were Gandhi’s views on education in Hindi swaraj?

If there is a strict adherence to Gandhi’s structure of the swaraj, education, like so many social services, are localized and personalized. The idea of self rule at the smallest level extends to…

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  • BUSINESS

Name a firm that underwent a major strategic change within the last five years.I would like to…

In the United States, at least, the most prominent example of a strategic change in recent years would surely be General Motors. This is the large auto manufacturer that declared bankruptcy in…

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  • THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER

Why did Tom deny his mother in “The Prince and the Pauper”?In Chapter 31.

We are not exactly told why Tom denies his mother while he is on his way to be crowned king. However, we can infer his motives by looking at how he feels after he denies her. Right after Tom…

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  • THE TELL-TALE HEART

How do I use “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe as a springboard for a research paper?Can…

Since EdgarAllan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” exemplifies several of Poe’s characteristic techniques, it can be used as a “springboard” for a research paper on one or two of these techniques. For…

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  • PHYSICS

What is the maximum kinetic energy in the following mass spring system:A 3.0 kilogram mass is…

The sum of the kinetic energy and potential energy in a system is a constant. Only the form of the energy changes. For a spring with a spring constant of 30 N/m, the energy stored is equal to…

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  • PHYSICS

How much is the spring compressed by in the following case:A 2 kg disk falls from a height of 20…

When the disk falls from a height on a spring, the potential energy that was stored in the disk due to its being at a height is converted to potential energy stored in the spring due to it being in…

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  • HISTORY

When was the final solution authorized?

There is no answer to this that is accepted by all scholars. The most usual answer would be that the Final Solution was authorized at the Wannsee Conference of January 1942. However, there are…

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  • GRAMMAR

critical note on descrepancies Write a critical note on the discrepancies between the concepts of…

A discrepancy is a difference between two things that should be the same. I think perhaps your question is better phrased, “the perceived discrepancies between the concepts of time and tense.” Time…

 


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