In “To Kill a Mockingbird” what happened to Judge Taylor and Helen Robinson after the trial?

In “To Kill a Mockingbird” what happened to Judge Taylor and Helen Robinson after the trial?

  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In “To Kill a Mockingbird” what happened to Judge Taylor and Helen Robinson after the trial?

The passages that you are looking for start at the beginning of chapter 27. A few paragraphs in, Lee alludes to the fact that Bob Ewell is on the rampage; he is upset that his reputation has been…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

In Act V, Scene i of Romeo and Juliet, what is Romeo’s mental state?Please comment especially as…

It is important to note that Romeo begins the scene in high hopes. He has had dreams that “presage some joyful news at hand.” He goes on to detail one particular dream: I dreamt my lady came and…

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  • THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND

What is Judith’s attitude towards Kit?

Judith Wood and Kit are the same age but from very different backgrounds. Judith is beautiful but has been brought up by her strict Puritan father and mother so to acknowledge that beauty is…

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  • THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MALCOLM X

Why is chapter 11 in the Malcolm X autobiography called “Saved”?

The title of chapter 11 refers to Malcolm taking in the teaching of the Nation of Islam, and in particular, the Honorable Elijah Muhammed. If we examine, we can start to see that the things…

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  • WHERE THE RED FERN GROWS

How old is Rubin Pritchard from Where the Red Fern Grows?It never says in the book, I don’t think.

Rubin Pritchard is two years older than Billy; his brother Rainie, the youngest Pritchard, is the same age as Billy. That would make Rubin about fifteen or sixteen when he died. When the story…

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  • MACBETH

What are the three personality traits that Macbeth possesses that makes him an abuser to abuse…

Only three? Macbeth abuses the crown, first by killing Duncan, then by acting for his own good rather than for the good of the people. Characteristic? lack of respect for authorities other than his…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

What problem does Mr. Jones have in Animal Farm?

Jones represents capitalism. He owns the farm (the means of production) and all the animals work for him. From the animals’ perspective he is a leech who does no work but benefits from their…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

What is said in Act V of Julius Caesar that supports the idea that Brutus and Cassius’ defeat is…

Perhaps ironically, it is Brutus himself who speaks to this idea. After he and Cassius have been defeated by Antony’s forces, Brutus chooses to commit suicide rather than endure capture. As he runs…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What new facts does Dill offer about his father in Chapter Four of To Kill a Mockingbird?

When Dill returns to Maycomb for the summer, he is full of tales about riding the train by himself from Meridian, Mississippi, to Maycomb Junction. Somewhere in Dill’s storytelling, he points out…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

What is the irony of Casca’s description of the populace in Act I?

The irony of Casca’s description is that it shows he has a total contempt for the common people. He loses no opportunity to denigrate them as repulsive, mindless, and easily swayed: If the tag-rag…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

How is Cassius characterized in Act I of Julius Caesar?

The character of Cassius is well established by the end of Act I. He reveals himself to be angry, bitter, and jealous of Caesar’s power in Rome. Cassius speaks of Caesar with contempt and sarcasm….

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What was believed to be the cause of Juliet’s sudden death?what did the people think happened to…

This question has already been answered. Here is a link for you: http://www.enotes.com/romeo-and-juliet/q-and-a/what-might-capulets-think-caused-juliets-death-157941

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  • KING LEAR

What are some tragic moments in Lear’s life? Discuss.Any useful quotes?

It is tragic when half of Lear’s royal entourage of knights is disbanded. This demonstrates that Reagan and Goneril do not respect their aged father and are corrupted by the newly acquired power…

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  • SHAKESPEARE’S SONNETS

Can anybody help me to find the rhetorical devices in “Sonnet 39” by Shakespeare. Are there, for…

This sonnet is one of the opening collection addressed to ‘a young man.’ It is a series of rhetorical questions that reflect on the theme of absence and the sadness at being apart. As the e.notes…

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  • STEPHEN CRANE

What is the exposition of “A Mystery of Heroism”?

Your original question asked more than one question, which is against enotes policy. I have therefore edited your question. Please do not ask multiple questions again. The exposition of this grimly…

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  • THE VIEW FROM SATURDAY

How did Mr. Singh destroy Mrs. Olinski’s relaxed feeling in View From Saturday?

Mr. Singh destroys Mrs. Olinski’s relaxed feeling at Sillington House by bringing up the subject of how she chose the members of the debating team. Mrs. Olinski is unnerved because, although she…

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  • ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY

What is the conflict of Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry?person vs. society etc.

The conflict in the novel is primarily racial. Even though the text begins much later, it has it’s roots with the Logan’s acquisition of part of Mr. Granger’s land which he had to sell during…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, how is the idea of honor presented?

Two different interpretations of honor are presented in the novel through the characters of Atticus and his sister Alexandra. To Alexandra, honor is a matter of family tradition. She believes, for…

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  • HISTORY

How are the American Revolution and the Soviet Afghan War examples of political issues?is it just…

All wars are caused by political issues, as Clausewitz pointed out long ago. The specific issues of the American Revolution and the Soviet-Afghan wars were completely different, but there were…

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  • MISS BRILL

What function does Miss Brill’s fur play in the story and can it be called a character?

Miss Brill’s fur is an extension of herself. If we think about it, we can see some striking parallels. For example, Miss Brill lives in a “cupboard” of a room. The fur lives in a box. Miss…

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  • AP LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION

Type of SyllabusWhat type of syllabus do you use in your AP Lit classroom–chronological,…

My syllabus is divided more by genre, then sub-divided by literary elements. First, we cover how to write an analytical essay, then we move into prose, followed by poetry, ending with drama. Within…

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  • THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND

How does John feel about Mercy in The Witch of Blackbird Pond?What happens to change his plans…

John is in love with Mercy. As he tells Kit, “It has always been Mercy, from the very beginning”. John loves Mercy just for being the serene, loving, selfless person she is; he is aware that…

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  • BLUES AIN’T NO MOCKINGBIRD

What does the suicide story say about the way Granny thinks?

Essentially, she is saying that the cameramen should be minding their own business. They are intruding on Granny’s business and her “situation” and she wants to be left alone. This parallels the…

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  • INTO THE WILD

What are 3 examples of how Chris was prepared for the wild and how he lacked preparation?Was he…

It is definitely easier to say that Chris was not prepared for the wild and to cite examples of that, but I’ll start with how he WAS prepared… First of all, Chris did carry books on local…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

I dont understand in depth exactly how Tom Robinson dies. it seems as if no one really knows in…

In chapter 24, Atticus comes home and gets Calpurnia. He needs her to go with him out to see Helen, Tom’s wife to give her the horrible news. It is in this chapter that Atticus says how Tom died….

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  • THE KITE RUNNER

“I became what I am at the age of twelve”. Does Amir’s opening words prove to be accurate?I…

You’re definitely on the right track. The violent assault on Hassan, and Amir’s witnessing it, certainly shapes who Amir is as an adult. The themes concerning redemption are quite strong in this…

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  • THE OPEN WINDOW

What do “The Open Window” and “Lamb to the Slaughter” have in common? How are they different?

  1. Similarities: Both stories feature seemingly innocent females outsmarting males (interestingly enough, both stories are written by males!). Vera from “The Open Window” seems like a romantic,…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Chapter 19 when Tom Robinson is on the witness stand he says that he feels sorry for Miss….

The case of Tom Robinson is decided by the prejudice of the jury, not by the guilt of Robinson. When Tom says that he, a black man accused of raping a white girl, actually feels sorry for the girl…

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  • 1984

In the book 1984 by George Orwell, how do Winston and Julia share both similarities and differences?

Winston and Julia are both malcontents; that’s about as far as the similarities go. Julia is unhappy because of the restrictions their society places on her, specifically on her sexual activity….

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What is the cultural significance of environment in the United States and Great Britain?

This is a very broad question, but some general influences are easy to perceive. Great Britain is an island nation with an established population that has not been successfully invaded for nearly a…

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  • WUTHERING HEIGHTS

What does Edgar mean when he refers to Cathy as living hope at my side?chapter 25 is difficult to me

In this chapter of Bronte’s Wuthering Heights, Edgar is gazing out toward Gimmerton Kirk as he states (somewhat introspectively) that Cathy is living hope at his side. When Bronte uses the term…

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  • MACBETH

Where did the witches agree to meet in act 1?

‘where the place?’ ‘Upon the Heath,’ ‘There to meet with Macbeth!’ So say the witches at the beginning of act 1 and they meet up with Macbeth upon a Heath near Forres, where they reintroduce…

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  • LEARNING

Formative AssessmentI’m interested in hearing if/how other english teachers are using formative…

The best form of formative assessment is what is traditionally known as “homework.” However, we all know that students are notorious for copying, cheating, downloading, and/or just not doing it. In…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

Why does Hale denounce the proceedings? What should have been the effect of his denunciation? Why…

Hale denouncing the proceedings because of the testimony and evidence against the girls, specifically against Abigail by Proctor, showing that the girls are faking and that witchcraft has nothing…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

How does Abigail turn the court against Mary Warren in “The Crucible”?

In Act 3, Mary Warren is forced by John Proctor to come back to the court to tell the judges that the girls are lying and always have been and that everything that they are claiming has taken place…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

in to kill a mockingbird how is justice portrayed throughout the story and why is it…

Justice…that’s huge. If this is an essay, you’re going to have to narrow your thesis. The novel deals with justice and prejudice throughout. The title basically captures the whole theme of the…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the practical cure for tennis elbow?Tennis elbow is a rare problem affecting some people…

Tennis elbow is not a rare problem, first of all. It is a very common overuse syndrome. It is an inflammation of the lateral epicondyle of the humerus, which occurs from too frequent use of the…

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  • BRAVE NEW WORLD

Why was Huxley worried that people could lose their own identity?

Brave New World was Huxley’s way of tackling the subject of governmental control and collectivism. He was worried that people would lose their own identity, because without it, we become like the…

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  • BRAVE NEW WORLD

Can you see in our world a similiar religious tendency as we see in BNW?

In using Henry Ford and his method of economic production as a religious entity for the inhabitants of the BNW, he was satirically drawing our attention to our own world’s religious entities,…

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  • BRAVE NEW WORLD

Does Hitler operate with a kind of brainwashing?

Hitler’s use of oratory is well documented as being a type of propaganda and brainwashing. Hitler would give elaborate speeches where he would repeat antisemitic and Nazi doctrine over and over and…

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

To what extent does social class influence the relationship of Darcy and Elizabeth?make reference…

In Pride and Prejudice Mr darcy comes from the Upper classes, old landed classes with power that rested in the land. He is an aristocrat who far outstrips the others around him, including Mr…

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  • NATIVE SON

Native Son Questions ! Please help !I REALLY need help with these questions im running out of…

(1) Bigger accuses Gus and Jack of being cowards to conceal his own fear of robbing the white deli owner. (2) At first, his employment with Mr. Dalton has the potential to change his life as the…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

What are the similarities and differences between Animal Farm and Macbeth? (Response must deal…

First of all, for each work you must think about what the author’s message is concerning fear, since “fear” alone is not a theme. In “Macbeth,” the titular character arguably rules by fear, as is…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Why is it significant that “To Kill a Mockingbird” opens with children’s games?i.e. jem races his…

This novel revolves around children, and it is written by one of those children who is now an adult. She tells her story and the life lessons she learned in those 3 short years in a small town in…

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  • NIGHT

In the novel “Night” what day of the week was Elie and his Family expelled?

In the novel “Night” the Wiesel family as well as the other Jewish people were expelled on the Sabbath. As devout Jewish people their Sabbath day begins on Friday night at sundown and continues…

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  • MENDING WALL

How does the poem “Mending Wall” by Robert Frost, relate to the concept of Belonging?Please give…

From the beginning of the poem we know that the wall between the speaker and the neighbor has somewhat fallen down and needs to be rebuilt. This wall has two meanings: one is the physical wall,…

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  • LITERATURE

Can you please help me describe post World War II Literature?writing an essay for it:)

Post World War II literature continued the themes of disillusionment that began in the “Lost Generation” Post WWI writers. African American Writers continued the themes begun in the Harlem…

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  • ARTS

I am going to write a Fine Art dissertation about Jackson Pollock. What are some issues and…

There are several ways you could go with the dissertation, depending on how deep you want to go into one particular area. Questions and answers you may want to consider are the ramifications of the…

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  • NIGHT

How do the prisoners in Night, including rabbis, reconcile their agony with their faith?

In actuality, not all of the prisoners are able to reach reconciliation. Elie does not. In Chapter 3, when he witnesses the infants being thrown alive into the fire, he states that his faith was…

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  • BLACKBERRYING

What is meant by a metaphor of transformation?Plath, Rich and Sexton all wrote through a…

Simply put…they all use metaphors to explore or describe change. In the poem “Blackberrying”, Plath seems to be establishing a connection with the blackberries. The point of transition seems to…

 


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