In “The thought beneath so slight a film” why does Dickinson use such totally different metaphors…

# In “The thought beneath so slight a film” why does Dickinson use such totally different metaphors…

• DEER WOMAN

I need to read the short story “Deer Woman” by Paula Gunn Allen, and write an essay. How do I do…

In Paula Gunn Allen’s short story “Deer Woman,” understanding the story will help with the essay. Maybe this will help. This story is allegorical. As with traditional Native American tales, this…

• EMILY DICKINSON

In “The thought beneath so slight a film” why does Dickinson use such totally different metaphors…

Dickinson, as with all poets, is renowned for her ability to make her readers see things in new, varied and fascinating ways with the comparisons that she uses. This poem is no exception as women’s…

• MATH

What is the antiderivative of the function f(x) = sin^3 x?

We’ll calculate the antiderivative F(x) integrating the given function. F(x) is a function such as dF/dx = f(x). Int f(x)dx = F(x) + C We’ll write the function as a product: (sinx)^3 = (sinx)^2*sin…

• MATH

Determine the linear function determined by the points (1,2) and (3,5).

A linear function is determined when it’s coefficients are determined. f(x) = ax + b Since the function is determined by the points (1,2) and (3,5), that means that if we’ll substitute the…

• SCIENCE

How can I prepare a project or model on vegetative propagation?

Vegetative propagation is a type of asexual reproduction in plants, by which new plants are produced from the roots, stems or leaves of a parent plant. Cuttings are usually leaves with a piece of…

• MATH

Determine the limit of the function y = sqrt( 27x^3 – 1 )/( 9x^2 – 1 ) x –> 1/3

lim sqrt [( 27x^3 – 1 )/( 9x^2 – 1 )], if x – > 1/3 To calculate the limit, we’ll have to substitute x by the indicated value, namely 1/3. We’ll check if we’ll get an indeterminacy case. lim…

• HISTORY

Was Jacksonian Democracy really democratic?

I think that much of this is dependent on your point of view. On one hand, a case can be made the Jackson’s presidency did increase democratic reforms and the idea of what democracy was. There…

• THE SILKEN TENT

Is the poem “The Silken Tent” by Robert Frost a sonnet?

Yes, “The Silken Tent” is most definitely a sonnet–and I didn’t realize that Robert Frost wrote sonnets! The poem has all the elements of a Shakespearean sonnet: a) 14 lines; b) iambic pentameter:…

• HISTORY

Describe the key features of the Hungarian uprising in 1956.

Basically, this uprising happened because the people of Hungary were unhappy with the communist government that was running their country. They were especially unhappy with the fact that the…

• MATH

What are the solutions of the equation 2*16^x = 4^x + 1 ?

We notice that 16=4^2! We’ll re-write the equation in this manner: 2*(4^2)^x – 4^x – 1=0 We’ll substitute 4^x by another variable, t. 2*t^2 – t – 1=0 t1=[1+sqrt (1+4*2)]/4 t1=[1+sqrt (9)]/4…

• MATH

Given f(x)=3x+1 prove that f(f(x)) is increasing.

To prove that a function is increasing or decreasing, we’ll have to do the first derivative test. To do the first derivative test, we’ll have to determine the result of the composition of f(x) with…

• WUTHERING HEIGHTS

In Lockwoods dream involving the Chapel, What is the significance of “Seventy Times Seven” and…

This link has the best answer I have found. http://discoverarchive.vanderbilt.edu/jspui/bitstream/1803/4553/1/Wuthering%20Heights%20and%20the%20Unforgivable%20Sin.pdf This is a difficult question…

• HISTORY

Why was Tammany Hall involved in promoting baseball?

The term “Tammany Hall” is typically used to refer to the political machine that ran New York City for much of the time between 1850 and 1950. It existed for longer than that, but that was the…

• HISTORY

Why did prize fighting, horse racing, and baseball become the first three professional sports in…

In my opinion, prize fighting, horse racing, and base ball became the first three professional sports in the United States for very simple reasons. Prize fighting is a natural outgrowth of the…

• FREDERICK DOUGLASS

Could someone please explain this quote: “Who would be free themselves must strike the blow….

This quote is from a speech that Douglass gave in 1863. Basically, what Douglass is saying here is that, if you want to be free, you have to make yourself free. You cannot wait for someone else to…

• A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS

How is the novel, A Thousand Spledid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, a feminist novel?i need…

In addition to the above response, consider also the bonds that develop between the two female protagonists Laila and Mariam and how that bond enables the women to survive. When it becomes clear…

• HISTORY

Did segregation and racism have anything to do with the Great Depression in the United States?

Segregation and racism did not really help to cause the Great Depression. However, the government’s actions during the Great Depression and the New Deal did reflect racism and segregation. The…

• REFERENCE

Why is it important to plan tourism?

Tourism planning is essential for any country, region, or community for a number of reasons. Imagine, if you will, your own community mounting a successful tourism campaign, only to find itself…

• POLITICAL SCIENCE

In what ways does having a part-time legislative body improve representation?

The idea behind this is pretty much the idea that “the government is best which governs least.” In today’s atmosphere, it is conservatives who would think that a part-time legislature improves…

What modern celebrity could be compared to Achilles of The Iliad?

First, figure out the characteristics of Achillies. What makes him a hero? Think of what a hero is in general. Are you going to approach in terms of physical strength or simple perseverance. If you…

• HISTORY

What were some of the challenges in the U.S that ex-slaves faced after they were freed?

I would say that the most important challenge that the freed slaves faced was economic. They had very few opportunities for making a living. Most specifically, most slaves’ only skill was…

• HISTORY

How does Nixon’s trip to China relate to diplomacy?

President Richard Nixon’s visit to China relates to diplomacy in that it was a major diplomatic initiative. Nixon made the trip in an attempt to set up diplomatic relations with China. The US had…

How does Alice use size to her advantage in Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland?She gets bigger…

At the beginning of Alice in Wonderland, Alice becomes small (having swallowed the contents of a bottle labeled “DRINK ME”), enabling her to enter a small door in order to follow the White Rabbit….

• THE HERO WITH A THOUSAND FACES

How does The Odyssey fit Joseph Campbell’s 18 steps in The Hero with a Thousand Faces?

Different instructors are going to have different rationales behind what stages of Campbell’s journey must be emphasized. Some will collapse different elements of the heroic archetype so that the…

• AMY TAN

In “A Pair of Tickets” by Amy Tan, how is Tan’s use of authentic Chinese language significant in…

In reading “A Pair of Tickets,” it could be argued that the authentic use of the Chinese language lends itself to the authenticity of the story. However, I believe that it is more than this;…

• OLIVER TWIST

In Oliver Twist, discuss the character and role of Fagin.

It is in Chapter 8 that we are first introduced to Fagin, as Oliver enters the lair of the criminals. In a sense, Dickens has created a caricature of the criminal Jew in Fagin. Note how he is first…

• SCIENCE

What do you mean by test envelop , test points and test range?My posted question is related with…

The term test envelop refers to the limits of what can actually be tested in a particular research project. If you’ve ever heard the phrase “push the envelope,” it means to expand the limits or…

What are the challenges a product face when entering the global market as it is concerned with…

A strong brand is invaluable as the battle for customers intensifies day by day. It’s important to spend time investing in researching, defining, and building your brand. After all your brand is…

• A ROSE FOR EMILY

In “A Rose for Emily,” how does the presentation of Miss Emily at the end relate to the theme of…

This is a great question! Of course, one of the the most striking descriptions of Miss Emily comes in Part I of the story, when she is described as a drowned corpse that had inhabited the sea for a…

• AMY TAN

In Amy Tan’s “A Pair of Tickets,” how does the meaning of “Chinese” evolve in the story?June…

At the beginning of “A Pair of Tickets” by Amy Tan, in Jing-mei’s mind, “Chinese” denotes something undesirable. Much of this comes from growing up in the United States where she was part of a…

• SCIENCE

Explain in detail the role of model in decision making ?My posted question is related with…

Modeling is also referred to as learning through observation and imitation. Albert Bandura was one of the first psychologists to research the impact of modeling on behavior; his research concluded…

• HISTORY

What was the real reason the civil rights movement was formed by black people?

Political scientists say that social movements like this happen when you have a few things: A sense of “relative deprivation.” A group of people has to feel like they have fewer rights (for…

• HISTORY

How did the Russian period called the Time of Troubles (1598 to 1613) get its name?

The Time of Troubles was a period in Russian history from the death of Fyodor Ivanovich, the son of Ivan the Terrible, in 1598 up to the year 1613 when Michael Romanov was chosen as czar. Fyodor…

• A ROSE FOR EMILY

What is the effect on the reader that the events in “A Rose for Emily” by Faulkner are not…

It is important to realise that flashbacks and disrupted narration are key tools of gothic writers, who use such narrative techniques as part of the overall unsettling feeling they wish to produce…

• SCIENCE

Why are wires made cylindrical and not any other shape?

Thank you for asking such an interesting question! The answer is that wires can technically be made into square or triangle shapes or whatever you want, they just don’t tend to be. First, let’s…

• THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS

through the looking glass is a children fiction but how does it capture adult attention?

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There is a children’s book, but its themes and settings — a mirror image of Alice in Wonderland which is based on a chess game — appeal to the…

• OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD

In the play Our Country’s Good what happens in Act II scene xi?

Your original question asked more than one question, and so according to enotes regulations I had to edit it down to focus on one aspect – the summary of the final scene of the play, Act II scene…

What is Shakespeare’s rhythm and use of punctuation in Much Ado About Nothing, Act IV, scene i?

The rhythm of Much Ado about Nothing, which is continued in Act IV, scene i, is that of iambs. Iambs describe a rhythm that is duple, having two beats to each unit of rhythm. It is described as an…

• SCIENCE

Why does the water we drink in summer taste cooler and the water we drink in winter taste warmer?

I suspect the answer to your question is a bit subjective. It depends a bit on where your water comes from. Where I live, the water is pumped in from a lake, so the water tends to be the…

• TEACHERS

Short Story suggestions that intrigue college freshmen.I have introduced “The Yellow Wallpaper”,…

My students really respond well to most of the short stories by Flannery O’Connor. They especially like “A Good Man is Hard to Find” and “Good Country People.” Those two have kind of…

• HISTORY

Did the belief in Manifest Destiny justify our expansion westward?Support your answer

Absolutely the idea of Manifest Destiny justified (or was used to justify) our westward expansion. We used it as a reason to move the Indians off the land and we, especially, used it as a…

• SIR WALTER RALEGH

What does the poem “On the Life of Man” by Sir Walter Ralegh express?

“On the Life of Man” by Sir Walter Raleigh has a message similar to Shakespeare’s famous statement in As You Like It Act II scene vii: All the world’s a stage,And all the men and women merely…

• ARTS

Explain what visual techniques are shown in “Unemployment” by Ben Shahn that gives the viewer a…

I think that one can see some strong techniques employed in Shahn’s work that help to bring out the theme of belonging. The fact that all of the characters in the portrait seem to be looking or…

• ANTON CHEKHOV

naturalistic and realistic elements in the three sisters of chekhov??also the symbols in this…

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What do you know about non-niterest based investment modes of Finance?

I guess this question is with reference to the modes of investment that are complaint with the Islamic Shariah as according to the Shariah the investment of money in interest bearing assets is not…

• THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE

Can the novel The Return of the Native written by Thomas Hardy be related as a piece of Realism…

Thomas Hardy is classified as neither a romantic nor a realistic writer but a naturalistic one. However, since naturalism is in many ways an outgrowth of realism, Hardy probably aligns more…

Define central bank.

The basic definition of a central bank is that it A) controls the money supply of a country and B) control the country’s monetary policy. The central bank often also acts as a bank that lends to…

• MACBETH

In Act III, scene i of Macbeth, what is the function of the soliloquy? How does it further the…

I have edited out one of your questions, since you may only ask one at a time. Please re-submit your other question to have it answered by the Enotes editors. The soliloquy can be said to serve a…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

How did the music of the 1990s influence society?How did the music of the 1990s influence society?

This would depend a great deal on what kind of music we are talking about. It is also completely a question of opinion because we cannot know for sure that a certain change in society has actually…