In the story The Ambitious Guest, who is this guest? What could he want?

In the story The Ambitious Guest, who is this guest? What could he want?

  • THE AMBITIOUS GUEST

In the story The Ambitious Guest, who is this guest? What could he want?

The guest, as described by the author, is “of a proud, yet gentle spirit–haughty and reserved among the rich and great; but ever ready to stoop his head to the lowly cottage door, and be like a…

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  • NIGHT

In “Night”, describe in detail the characters of Eliezer and Moishe the Beadle.

Eliezer is the main character of Night. It is through his eyes we experience the horror and terror of the Nazis. We see him mature and change before our eyes. In a very sad and twisted way,…

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  • THE SUMMER OF THE BEAUTIFUL WHITE HORSE

What is some information about Garoghlanian family? no

The most amount of information we have about the Garoghlanian tribe is that they come from Armenia and are poor. We know that they are a family which lacks basic amenities and is not…

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  • STEPHEN KING

In “Shawshank Redemption”, Red talks about being an “institutional” man. What does he mean by…

For Red, being an “institutional” man is being able to live a life that is predicated upon routine and predictability. We see in the work that King makes the suggestion that finding a way to life…

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  • BUSINESS

My question is related to economics. What are real costs?

The concept of real costs is an all encompassing idea. From an economic point of view, real costs refers to the cost of producing a good or service, including the cost of all resources used and…

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  • MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Why do people say “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” is the best argument ever written?

There are many reasons why Dr. King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail can be considered to be a rhetorically powerful and skilled piece of argumentation. In my mind, the primary reason why Dr….

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  • ESSAY LAB

In search of an amazing quotation about self-discovery? I’m attempting to write a very important…

The quotes you have are very stellar. The Thoreau one is particularly powerful. I have added some quotes below in italics with some preceding thoughts. Hope you “discover” your own voice on…

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  • THE LARAMIE PROJECT

Identify 3 conflicts in (character vs…?, internal/external) in “The Laramie Project” by Moises…

The conflicts in Kaufman’s work abound. The entire play is one mammoth conflict comprised of converging conflicts. Certainly, characters like Jedidiah Schultz see a conflict in their own hearts….

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  • THE LARAMIE PROJECT

How does Rebecca Hilliker describe her students in the play the Laramie Project by Moises…

Hilliker represents the standard college professor and also the hope for tolerance and acceptance in the work. She likes how her students are “open” and “honest.” While she believes that she…

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  • REFERENCE

How do you write an annotated bibliography, when the source is somebody that has been…

There are many sources that will do this for you. I just found a new and interesting bibliography source that you might want to use. It’s www.bibme.org. It allows you to enter the title of a…

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  • LITERATURE

Why do you think the members of the company include themselves in the play “The Laramie Project…

Part of the power in “The Laramie Project” is how the play engages in reflection, self reflection, analysis, and self analysis. It is a study of what happened to Matt Shepard and a study of…

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

How does Austen use letters to develop the plot and characters of Pride and Prejudice?

The purpose of letters in Pride and Prejudice is mainly to advance truth. While characters such as Elizabeth and others use impressions and their perspective of events to form their opinions of…

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Ho does Austen use characters and confilcts in Volume 1 and 2 to illustrate the qualities of…

Austen introduces the reader to a world of characters who represent both aspects of the title, pride and prejudice. The whole plot revovles around the different character’s attitudes that creates…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In Act 4 of The Crucible, how effective is Hale in the last act, particularly in the closing…

In the last act of the play, Rev. Hale is not effective in accomplishing what he has returned to do in terms of saving the innocent lives of the condemned, but his reappearance in the play’s…

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  • ON HIS HAVING ARRIVED AT THE AGE OF TWENTY-THREE

What is a short explanation of “On His Having Arrived at the Age of Twenty-Three” by John Milton?

Milton’s sonnet is a reflection about himself at the age of twenty-three. In it, he assesses himself in terms of his personal maturity, suggesting that he doesn’t appear to be as mature as others…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In Act 4 of The Crucible, when Proctor says “I want my life … I will have my life,” does this…

Interesting question. The statement demonstrates both traits. Many would interpret Proctor’s declaration as a sign of weakness because he is saying that he will falsely confess to save his own…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In Act 4 of The Crucible, analyse the reasons for Parris, Hale and Danforth wanting the…

Unlike the earlier victims of the witch trials, John Proctor, Rebecca Nurse, and Martha Corey are all respectable citizens in Salem. Their confessions would carry enormous weight in the town, but…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

In Julius Caesar, what is the significance of the cloak used in Antony’s speech?

Marc Antony, despite his claims to the contrary, is a very gifted orator. He knows that the way to sway the plebians is to appeal to their emotions. One way to do this is to show them the cloak…

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  • THE LOTTERY

In “The Lottery,” what are some examples of metaphors, and what do they add to the story?

The whole story is allegorical; so it relies heavily on symbols and metaphors. The black box is a metaphor for tradition. No one really knows why it’s black or its true origin–there are rumors…

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  • S. ELIOT

What are some common themes and poetic techniques in the poems “Preludes” and “Rhapsody on a…

  1. S. Eliot was a modernist poet who often employed the technique of “stream-of-consciousness” writing in his poetry. To explain, modernist writers tended to be disillusioned and upset with the…

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  • HEART OF DARKNESS

Comment on Conrad’s use of archetypes in Heart of Darkness.

Simple literary archetypes may be found in Kurtz and Marlow. Kurtz is villain, evil incarnate, capable of the worst kind of human degradation. Marlow is hero, one who undertakes a perilous journey;…

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  • GRENDEL

In this story how does Grendel’s status as a monster affect the way he tells the story?

As a self-identified monster, Grendel remains outside the realm of mortals, but constantly observes them. His ideas of life do not match those of the humans, allowing him a view separate from the…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

Who is the swamper in “Of Mice and Men”?

Candy, the old man who lost his hand in an accident on the ranch, is called the swamper. That title refers to his job of sweeping out and probably mopping the bunkhouse. Because of his disability,…

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  • ANGELA’S ASHES

Who are the main characters in Angela’s Ashes?

Interesting to see this question at this particular time, since Frank McCourt died just about a week ago. Angela of the title was McCourt’s long-suffering mother, forced to raise her family in…

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  • A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND

What similarities can you point to in the conversations that the grandmother has with Red Sammy…

The similarities and contrasts between the grandmother’s conversations with Red Sammy and with The Misfit are very important in Flannery O’Connor’s story “A Good Man Is Hard to Find.”…

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  • ECHOES DOWN THE CORRIDOR

How can I find the article “The Crucible in History”?

‘Echoes Down the Corridor’ is a collection of essays written by Arthur Miller. Its full title is ‘Echoes Down the Corridor: Collected Essays: 1944-2000’ and was published by Penguin in 2001. The…

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  • HISTORY

What is the importance of a First Nation’s elders?What do they do? Yes, they pass on there…

The “Path of Life teaches that the elders must be honored and respected because they are the recipients of the gift of long life from the Creator.” Within First Nations societies, Elders are…

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  • SCIENCE

What job would I get after doing a B.Sc. in Biotechnology?What job would I get after doing a…

As with any degree, there are many options available with a B.Sc. in biotechnology. I would think that continuing with research in a lab setting would be one such opportunity. This might involve…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Help please? Thank you very much! Should children under 18 years of age be allowed to drink…

As you make your speech, I think it would be very helpful for you to address if you think there is a need for a national change. The situation in Canada is that majority of the provinces have…

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  • MONSTER

What was the main conflict in “Monster”?

The main conflict of Walter Dean Myers’ book, Monster, is about a teen accused of murder trying to clear his name in both the legal and social settings. Steve is 16 years old and claims to be at…

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  • HOMELESS BIRD

Who is to blame for Koly’s misfortunes?Koly ends up in a series of unfortunate situations. Who…

It’s a challenge for me to criticize anyone who is compelled to become a child bride. I think the tone of this statement probably tells you where I think the blame lies for Koly’s predicament. I…

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  • SCIENCE

Is the universe alive?The universe is always moving………. how?

I am going to rephrase your question as: How do we know that the universe is moving?In the 1920’s, astronomers discovered the redshift of galaxies. With the development of better telescopes, what…

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  • BARN BURNING

Is there a setting described in William Faulkner’s “Barn Burning”?

Written in 1939, William Faulkner’s “Barn Burning” is set in a time period that is at least twenty years after the Civil War A Rhe story opens with a trial held in a make-shift courtroom in a…

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  • THE NECKLACE

What role does the diamond necklace play in the story?

The necklace symbolizes power,acceptance, a lifestyle she desired, and social status. The loss of it dashes her hopes for any of these.

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  • THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

What is Ichabod Crane’s favorite reading material?Washington Irving’s “Legend of Sleepy Hollow”

About Ichabod Crane, the school master, Washington Irving writes in “A Legend of Sleepy Hollow”: He was, in fact an odd mixture of small shrewdness and simple credultiy. His appetite for the…

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  • BLACKBERRY WINTER: MY EARLIER YEARS

What is the meaning/significance of the title of Mead’s autobiography, “Blackberry Winter”?

A “blackberry winter” is a frost/cold spell in May when the blackberries would have their flowers in bloom. Such a change in temperature reduces the quantity and quality of the fruit that will…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the best things to put in a compost bin?Why?

Essentially, anything that can be reused by the environment or that can be reused in the natural setting can be composted. The analysis behind composting is that items that would be tossed into a…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the complete meaning of enzyme?full details of enzyme

Enzymes are biomolecules that catalyze, or increase the rate of, chemical reactions. Proteins are responsible for nearly all enzymes, but RNA molecules can be catalysts, too. In the beginning of…

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  • REFERENCE

How do you say “shine” in Latin?

I think what you mean is how do you say “to shine” in Latin. The most common word for “shine” in Latin is fulgeo. The principle parts are: fulgeo, fulgere, fulsi, fulsus. It means to gleam, glitter…

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  • BLAKE

What is a critical analysis of the poem “Garden of Love” by Blake?

The structure of the poem consists of three stanzas. The rhyme scheme in the first two stanzas features the second and fourth lines with a direct rhyme (“seen” and “green” and in the…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Does the Medical Practice Act in the State of Texas allow a RN to prescribe birth control pills…

Based on the text of the Medical Practice Act, the distribution of any medicine lies in the hands of the physician: §158.001.Provision of Drugs and Other Supplies (a) A physician licensed…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

In “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner, what is the attitude of the townspeople towards Emily?…

The townspeople are somewhat ambivalent about Miss Emily, don’t you think? She is all that is left of the “aristocracy” of the town, and that aristocracy was probably respected but feared and…

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  • HISTORY

Community problems for African Americans and Native AmericansHow did African Americans and…

This is a fairly powerful question and the subject of many books. To offer a comprehensive answer through eNotes is a faint hope, at best. Rather, I hope you can see this answer and the others…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

Can you please help me write a letter based on the following information about Of Mice and Men?…

I think you can write an effective and well organized letter by rearranging the order of the list of things you are supposed to include. I would suggest this order: 1. Explain your relationship to…

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  • JANE EYRE

What contributes to the feeling of Thornfield Hall having a very Gothic atmosphere?

Several components contribute to Thornfield Hall having a very Gothic quality. As each is listed, pay attention to the text to see how Bronte substantiates such a description. The hall itself, is…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Help please? Thank you very much! Should children under 18 years of age be allowed to drink…

Since the nature of the assignment is open and based on what you can argue and suggest, I think you can address this in a couple of ways. If you were going to take the perspective that children…

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  • ESSAY LAB

Thesis question??Hi, I am writing a paper on Frankenstein. The paper is four pages, double spaced…

You need to pick ways in which their values are different and then include them at the end of your thesis sentence. You can include 3 of them and create a tricolon. This has several benefits….

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  • THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET

What are some symbols in The House on Mango Street?

Since the novel is about a girl’s understanding of self and unlocking the keys to her emerging and evolving identity, it’s going to be hard to pick out symbols because as she grows up, most…

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  • THE LOTTERY

Having trouble on the last part of a test. I don’t really understand what i’m supposed to be…

This is an interesting question! You are to consider each of the possible reasons for Jackson having written this story and use the text to support that reason. There are a few problems, though,…

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  • AMERICA: PATHWAYS TO THE PRESENT

Identify one anti-war argument made by protesters of the Vietnam War, and one pro-war argument…

The most commonly held pro-war argument concerned the spread of Communism in Indochina. Many believed that if South Vietnam fell to the North Vietnamese Communist regime, it would create a “domino…

 


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