# In The Taming of the Shrew, who are the characters who assume false identities in Act I?

**THE TAMING OF THE SHREW**

**In The Taming of the Shrew, who are the characters who assume false identities in Act I?**

It is in Act I that Lucentio is struck with sudden love for Bianca, and thus discusses with his manservant, Tranio, how he can gain access to her to protest his love. Tranio, who seems to take the…

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**TO BUILD A FIRE**

**Explain how determinism and social darwinism are persent in Jack London’s naturalistic short…**

One of the key ideas necessary to understand this excellent short story of man pitted against nature is Naturalism. As you indicate, we can definitely say that this is a Naturalist short story. The…

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**SCIENCE**

Hard water is water with a high concentration of calcium and magnesium ions. The presence of these ions alters the taste of water and makes it unpalatable. When hard water is heated the dissolved…

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**BUSINESS**

**How will climate change in North African countries manifest in their agricultural economies?**

In general, climate change is likely to adversely impact the agricultural economies of countries in Northern Africa. This impact can come from a number of sources. The most obvious danger to…

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**NIGHT**

**Night essay: how does Wiesel use imagery? Topic: using the novel, decide the significance of his…**

I like your thesis statement, and I think it is easily understood, and should also be easy to discuss in your essay and support by using descriptions of imagery from the novel. Because Eli Wiesel’s…

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**BUSINESS**

**What is a mission statement for a cocktail lounge?**

A mission statement is a statement in which a firm sets forth its basic reason for being. In the statement, the firm states what it is trying to do as a business. The statement should be able to…

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**ANTIGONE**

**Please summarise the third Ode of the Chorus in Antigone.**

It is important to note that this third ode comes straight after Antigone and Ismene have been arrested by Creon and it is clear the he plans to have Antigone killed for her crime of disobeying his…

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**SCIENCE**

**Well, I made a movie with windows movie maker for school project, and my teacher need it to be a…**

Well, thanks for your help, and I laready find the program RZ DVD Creator that can do that well, works fine on my computer!

**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**According to Mercutio, identify Queen Mab and what she does, in Shakespeare’s Romeo and…**

In Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio and Romeo discuss Queen Mab, in Act One, scene four. The discussion begins because Romeo has had a bad dream, and he thinks the dream is an…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**global warming and its impact on north africa countries and their economy and life of human…**

The major problem that North Africa would face from climate change would probably be related to water. Scientists believe that increasing average temperatures would lead to more frequent and…

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**MATH**

**fi is fibonacci number in order to i Prove… 1^2+1^2+2^2+3^2+5^2+…+fn^2 = fn+1 x fn n+1, n…**

To prove that 1^2+1^2+2^2+3^2+5^2+…+fn^2 = fn+1 x fn, where n = 1, 2,3,…. We notice that the terms the fibinocci are as follows: f1 = f2 = 1, f3 = f2+f1 = 1+1 =2, f4 = f3+f2 = 2+1 =3, f5=…

**HISTORY**

**What improvements in Europe in the 18th century contributed to the decline of disease?**

The major cause of the decline in epidemics came from improvements in what we would call “public health.” Public health refers to things like public sanitation that influence the health of all the…

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**POLITICAL SCIENCE**

**Knowing how Congress works , what is the likelihood of success for President Obama in…**

This will depend to a great extent on what agenda Pres. Obama tries to implement. Whatever agenda he tries, though, he will have trouble. The reason for this is that the Senate and the House are…

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**SCIENCE**

**plate tectonicthe plate tectonics is the theory of global tectonics in which the lithosphere is…**

The theory of plate tectonics was developed during the 1960s or 1970s. The effects of its development has done for understanding how the world works with Darwin’s theories did for understanding…

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**HISTORY**

**What forces or ideas motivated and inspired this effort to remake and reform American society…**

Obviously, we are not going to be able to help you fit the documents in since we don’t have access to them. But the overall theme of your essay should have to do with the economic changes that…

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**E. CUMMINGS**

**What is the mood of “since feeling is first” by e.e Cummings ?**

It seems difficult to me to say what mood this poem conveys. cummings is restating his philosophy that feeling and emotion are primary and reason is secondary. He believes that those who live their…

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**TEACHERS**

**Can you please give some good resources for grades 6 to 8 English and Math work?Can you please…**

I think that you might need to specify more of what it is needed in both disciplines. There are so many concepts for middle school children in Math and English teaching that more specific contexts…

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**THE KITE RUNNER**

**Who is masculine in the book The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini?**

Masculinity was a theme in The Kite Runner because some of the characters are especially concerned with expressing their cultural definition of masculinity. You may notice that there are not many…

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**SOMERSET MAUGHAM**

**Do you agree with this statement in “The Verger”? “I think a lot of young fellows waste a rare…**

There are really two answers to this question. In the context of W. Somerset Maugham’s short story “The Verger,” reading does seem lessproductive than “doin’ something useful.” Foreman has been…

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**POLITICAL SCIENCE**

**Why does a liberal prefer a larger scope on government?In other words, what makes a liberal a…**

This will encounter a great deal of discussion. I would say that one reason why a liberal prefers a larger scope on government is the belief that government can be the source of equality and…

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**1984**

**In 1984, people envisioned a luxurious future. What two things have kept this vision from happening?**

A couple of elements converged in ensuring that the luxury of the future could not be achieved. The idea of individuals seeking luxury and personalized happiness is something that the power of Big…

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**THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE**

**How far can we consider the mayor of casterbridge represents the victorian age? please I need…**

The Victorian age is one of great change and innovantion. The people of this time were, in many ways, experiencing a new renaissance and this led to great extremes in perceptions and behaviors….

**MATH**

**What is the depth of the water in the following case?A small natural harbour in Cornwall is…**

The depth of the water is given by the function d(t)=4sin(pi t/8)+12. At 6:00, the value of t = 0. At 8:00, the value of t = 2. The depth can be obtained by replacing t in the function 4sin(pi…

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**MATH**

**Use the identity for cos (A+B) to calculate each quantity without using a calculator. c) cos…**

cos ( 11pi/12) First we will write the angle as a sum of two angles. ==> 11pi/12 = 11*180 / 12 = 165 degrees. ==> 165 = 120 + 45 ==> cos(165) = cos(120 + 45) Now we know that: cos(A+B) =…

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**MATH**

**Use the identity for cos(A+B) to calculate each quantity without using a calculator. a) cos pie/…**

cos(pi/12) First we will convert the angle into degrees. ==> pi/12 = 180/12 = 15 ==> Now we will write as a sum of 2 angles. ==> 15 = 60 + ( -45) ==> cos(15) = cos(60+(-45) Now we know…

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**SCIENCE**

**what form of energy is sound? among Mechanical, Heat or Thermal, Chemical, Electromagnetic, and…**

Sound is a form of mechanical energy because the source of sound is vibration. Mechanical energy consists of gravitational potential energy and kinetic energy. Vibrating particles have kinetic…

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**THE ROCKING-HORSE WINNER**

**in “The Rocking-Horse Winner,” how do the Paul’s actions reflect the actions of any child in a…**

Although D. H. Lawrence’s story, “The Rocking-Horse Winner,” reads much like a fairy tale, there is a perversion, rather than a reinforcement, of values as the obsession with money overrides the…

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**SCIENCE**

**is the statement “The food you eat stores chemical energy”true? If not, what is the right one?**

Yes, it is correct. Food stores chemical or potential energy. That is why we say we need to eat food to gain energy. This energy is then changed to kinetic energy or heat energy in our body.

**THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE**

**what is the similarities between the mayor of casterbridge and king lear?**

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**ESSAY LAB**

**How can privacy be a theme?I am writing a short story and I want to know how can privacy be a theme**

This is such an interesting question! The first thing that leaps to my mind is that privacy creates conflict, which is an element that a short story should have. I am going to provide you with a…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**In Silas Marner, describe Eppie now that 16 years have passed.**

We are given a sight of Eppie and how she has changed in the sixteen year interim that happens between the end of Book I and the beginning of Book II of this fascinating novel. We are first shown…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**In Silas Marner, what had been decided about Dunstan?**

I am not quite sure what your question refers to. We hear no more about Dunstan from when he steals the money of Silas Marner until we find out what had actually happened to him in Chapter 18….

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**SILAS MARNER**

**In Silas Marner in Book II, what are Godfrey’s main hopes now?**

We are told in Chapter 17 that after a time of sixteen years, Godfrey Cass, married now to Nancy but without children, unfortunately, dreams of adopting Eppie for his and Nancy’s daughter. However,…

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**WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT**

**In what style does William Cullen Bryant write?**

William Cullen Bryant’s poem “Thanatopsis,” for instance, that begins, To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language….. clearly provides…

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**MATH**

**How do you simplify the quanitity of (2xy^-2y^4 divided by 3yx^-1)^-2 times the quantity of (4xy…**

What you need to find here is (2xy^-2y^4 divided by 3yx^-1)^-2 multiplied by (4xy divided by 2x^-1y^3)^2 This can be written as: [(2xy^-2y^4) / ( 3yx^-1)]^-2 * [4xy/2x^-1y^3]^2 => [(2xy^2)/…

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**THE LOVELY BONES**

**What question could I focus on when doing a comparative essay of The Book Thief and The Lovely…**

The theme of death comes to mind for both of these books. Each protagonist reacts to death in their own way. The Book Thief uses Death as the point of view. In The Lovely Bones, we see death and…

**HISTORY**

**How can you divide slavery, encomiendas, mitas, and haciendas in the Americas into two groups?I…**

The best way to divide these up is to put haciendas and encomiendas together rather than putting encomiendas in with slavery. Haciendas and encomiendas were both much more like serfdom while the…

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**WILLIAM FAULKNER**

**Are there similarities in the writing and themes of William Faulkner and John Dos Pasos?**

I think that the similarities between Dos Passos and Faulkner are subtle. It will be difficult to forge an immediate connection between both writers, but there are some similar elements and themes…

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**MATH**

**What is the square root of 3 + 4i?**

Let the square root of 3 + 4i be x + iy. So (x + iy) (x +iy) = 3 +4i => x^2 + xyi + xyi + i^2*y^2 = 3 + 4i => x^2 – y^2 + 2xyi = 3 + 4i Equate the real and complex terms => x^2 – y^2 = 3…

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**MATH**

**Determine the slope of the line that passes through the point (p;q) and (p-4;q+4).**

The slope of a line that passes through the points (x1, y1) and (x2, y2) is given by (y2 – y1)/ (x2 – x1) Here we have x1 = p , y1 = q , x2 = p – 4 and y2 = q + 4 So the slope is ( q + 4 – q) / ( p…

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**MATH**

**What is the multiplicative inverse of the number 3 + 2i ?**

The multiplicative inverse of 3 + 2i is the number that if multiplied by 3 + 2i gives 1. If the multiplicative inverse is x + iy. (x + iy)(3 + 2i) = 1 => x +iy = 1/(3 +2i) => x + iy = (3 -…

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**MATH**

**Given the result of addition 1/(x^2+x) what are the two elementary fractions?**

We have 1/(x^2+x). Now this has to be expressed as the sum of two fractions 1/(x^2+x) => 1/ (x + 1)*x Let this be equal to A / x + B / (x +1) => [A(x + 1) + Bx]/ (x^2 + x) [A(x + 1) + Bx]/…

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**MATH**

**What is the absolute value of z if i(z-1)=-2 ?**

First let’s determine z from i(z-1)=-2 i(z-1)=-2 => iz – i = -2 => iz = i – 2 => z = i/i – 2/i => z = 1 – 2/i => z = 1 – 2i / i^2 => z = 1 + 2i Now the absolute value is sqrt (…

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**MATH**

**Find the value of definite integral y=3^4x for x=0 to x=1.**

We have to find the definite integral of y=3^4x for x=0 to x=1 Now Int y = Int [ 3^4x] = 3^4x / 4* ln 3 Now for x = 1. 3^4x / 4* ln 3 = 3^4/4* ln 3 For x = 0 3^4x / 4* ln 3 = 3^0 / 4*ln 3 => 1 /…

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**MATH**

**Given sinx/cosx=2 determine cos^2x.**

We have to find (cos x)^2, given that sin x / cos x = 2 sin x / cos x = 2 square both the sides => (sin x)^2/ (cos x)^2 = 4 => (1 – (cos x)^2) / (cos x)^2 = 4 => 1/(cos x)^2 – 1 = 4 =>…

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**MATH**

**Write the result of multiplication of (7-5i)(-7+8i).**

To multiply (7-5i)(-7+8i), First open the brackets and multiply all the terms with each other. Then simplify by adding the real and complex terms together. => 7*-7 + 7*8i + 7*5i – 40i^2 =>…

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**MATH**

**What is the value of h(h(1/3)) if h(x) = 3^4*x + 3?**

What is the value of h(h(1/3)) if h(x) = 3^4*x + 3? h(x) = 3^4x+3. h(x) = 81^x +3. h(h(x)) = 81^(h(x)+3) +3 h(h(x)) = {81^(81^x) }(81^3) +3. h(h(1/3)) = {81^(81^(1/3)}81^3+3 = 9.61590473*10^13.

**THE RISE OF MAUD MARTHA**

**Maud Martha takes her daughter to see Santa Claus. What happens and what is the meaning of what…**

The Santa Claus episode reflects Maud Martha’s growing disillusionment with American society as a whole. The novel makes constant reference to the protagonist’s feeling of estrangement from her…

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**EMILY DICKINSON**

**Please could you analyse the theme of death in Dickinson’s poetry.**

Certainly Emily Dickinson is renowned for her rather morbid sensibilities and her preoccupation with death. However, present day readers need to understand that health issues at her time made death…

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**MATH**

**What is the integral of the function f(x)=ln x/square root of x ?**

We’ll integrate using parts. Int udv = uv – Int vdu We’ll put u = ln x. We’ll differentiate both sides: du = dx/x We’ll put dv = 1/sqrtx We’ll integrate both sides; Int dv = Int dx/sqrtx v = 2sqrt…