In what ways does Yeats show aspects of modernist writing in his poem “A Prayer For My Daughter”?

# In what ways does Yeats show aspects of modernist writing in his poem “A Prayer For My Daughter”?

• A PRAYER FOR MY DAUGHTER

In what ways does Yeats show aspects of modernist writing in his poem “A Prayer For My Daughter”?

William Butler Yeats’ early poetry was lyrical, sensitive and beautiful, and some of his most-loved works were written during this period. Later, as world and home events darkened and the world…

• MATH

For what values of K does x^2 + kx + (24 – k) =0 have no real roots?a) K< -12b) K< -12 or…

Left f(x) = x^2 + kx + (24-k) = 0 We know that: a = 1, b= k, and c = (24-k) The quadratic function has no real zeros when delta is negative value. Then, delta = b^2 – 4ac < 0 Let us substitute….

• SPANISH LANGUAGE

How do I write a letter to a Spanish friend?I have to write a letter to my spanish freind…

Yikes! It is not difficult, actually. All you have to do is FIRST form the sentences using the parts of the classroom. What your teacher wants is to know whether you can grasp the concept of using…

• A SEPARATE PEACE

In A Separate Peace how is Gene directly affected by the war?

Gene is an interesting one, because one main point of the novel is that the war impacts him less than his experiences with Finny did. Gene gives an entire analogy at the end of the book where he…

• HISTORY

I need help, I have to write a book review of “Samuel Adams: Radical Puritan (1997)” by William…

How to Study History by Norman F. Cantor & Richard I. Schneider. How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler and Mark Van Doren. In this one, look for the chapter on history and the general chapters.

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, please expalin Scout’s feelings about Boo and their games.Scout is…

The Boo Radley games are part of childhood. They represent a curiosity, but fundamental lack of understanding, of the world. As she gets older the games get more complex and actually involve…

• SCIENCE

How does a photocopier work?

A photocopier works approximately in the following way. I don’t know which of the processes you have listed apply but I’m sure you can figure that out. The photocopier has a charged plate covered…

• MATH

Show that for all real values of x, (x^2 + 4x + 8) (x^2 – 2x + 5) cannot be negative.

We have to show that (x^2 + 4x + 8) (x^2 – 2x + 5) cannot be negative or that (x^2 + 4x + 8) (x^2 – 2x + 5)>=0 Now (x^2 + 4x + 8) (x^2 – 2x + 5), can be rewritten as => (x^2 + 4x + 4 – 4 +…

• HISTORY

What influenced the rise of nationalism from the period 1789 to 1850?

Given the time frame that you mention here, I am assuming you are talking about nationalism specifically in Europe. If that is the case, the main factor that influenced the rise of nationalism was…

• HISTORY

Sir Isaac Newton made important contributions to science in three areas: mathematics, optics and physics. In optics, Newton showed that sunlight is actually made up of colored lights, that is,…

• THE WALL

What do you think the central theme is in the story “The Wall”?

It is hard to ignore that this amazing short story teaches us something quite profound about death and the condition of man when he has to face it. The narrative provides us with an insight into…

• MACBETH

What type of conflict does Act III in Macbeth present?

Act 3 of Macbeth is wrought with internal conflicts. When the act opens, Banquo reflects on the witches’ prediction and here he admits that he suspects foul play on Macbeth’s part. But he also…

• A THEORY OF JUSTICE

In A Theory of Justice, why would those in the original position not trade basic political rights…

I think that Rawls does believe that individuals would not trade off basic political rights and freedoms for a higher standard of living. I think that this is so because of his use of the veil of…

• GULLIVER’S TRAVELS

Gullivers travel as a utopia in book 1I am trying to narrow down my thesis as Gullivers Travels…

I think this is a good approach to take, but also you need to be aware that Swift’s purpose was much wider than just satirising utopia in this classic novel. He also spends much time in Book I…

• MACBETH

In Macbeth, how does Macbeth’s situation at the end of Act 3 compare to his situation at the…

At the end of both Act 2 and Act 3, noblemen are suspicious of Macbeth and his actions. At the end of Act 2, Macbeth has been named the next king, and all plan to go to Scone to see him crowned….

• MATH

What is the total surface area of a cylinder of height 4 cm and the equation of the base given as…

We have a circular cylinder with the equation of the base as x^2 + y^2 = 49. Now x^2 + y^2 = 49 => (x – 0) ^2 + (y – 0) ^2 + 7^2 This is the equation of a circle with center (0, 0) and a…

• THE LOVELY BONES

What is some proof that The Lovely Bones takes place in 1973?

The fact that the second sentence says “I was fourteen wen I was murdered on December 6, 1973”

• ARABY

Can someone provide me with a Marxist approach to a literary text?I would like a text or a poem…

The Marxist theory is an extrinsic approach to literature that allows us to be aware of Historical contexts. I took the example of Araby, a short story written by James Joyceto illustrate a…

• THE CAY

In the book The Cay by Theodore Taylor, why wasn’t Phillip frightened by the war?

The fact that Phillip is initially not frightened by the war reflects his immaturity and lack of understanding about what war really is. When the nearby island of Aruba is attacked, he at first is…

• BIOLOGY

What happens to the body after a person has been in the desert for a very long period of time…

A person in the desert for a long period of time without water experiences dehydration and hyperthermia. Dehydration is a shortage of water in the body and hyperthermia is an increase in the body…

• LITERATURE

based on Dombey and Son by Charles Dickents explain the affects of the railroad on the neighbor…

i dont know exactly what they meant when they asked for the affects of the railroad on the “neighbor”… so i just answered the question based on the things he described happening to the…

• MATH

What is the weight of the empty box in the following case:A box contains an unknown number of…

Let us denote the weight of the box by B and the weight of the apples by A. Now initially we have A + B = 200, After 3/4 of the apples have been removed, we have the weight of the box and the…

• A&P

Does the text of “A & P” address any universal themes?

One universal theme is individuality and free will. The girls have to know that they will draw attention by walking into the store in just their bathing suits. In the context of this story and its…

• MACBETH

In Macbeth, are the reasons that Macbeth offers for killing the guards believable or realistic?

In Macbeth, Macbeth kills the guards while the other people at his castle woe the death of Duncan. When Macbeth rejoins the group, he tells everyone that he killed the guards. Macduff asks…

• THE CHERRY ORCHARD

Analyze the way in which Chekhov represents the movement of history in The Cherry Orchard. How…

In the interest of the brevity that these question/answers are meant to transpire in, I have edited the scope of your question. Please feel free to post another question, if you have interest in…

• ALICE WALKER

What are Alice Walker’s values, and how have they been impacted by living in the South?Alice…

In her novels (The Color Purple), short fiction (“Everyday Use”), and poetry (“Women”), Alice Walker shows the values of black women who were victimized in the Jim Crow South. A Baby Boomer born…

• THE CHERRY ORCHARD

Interpret the mysterious sound heard in The Cherry Orchard “as if from the sky, the sound of a…

The common denominator in both instances is Firs, the old and loyal former servant to the family. He says in Act II that the last time he heard this sound was just before the servants were freed…

• MATH

Find Int [cos 2x / (sin 2x)^3 dx]

To find Int [cos 2x / (sin 2x) ^3 dx], substitute sin 2x with y If y = sin 2x, dy/dx = 2 cos 2x => dy / 2 = cos 2x dx Now Int [cos 2x / (sin 2x) ^3 dx] can be written as Int [(1/2)/ (y^3) dy]…

• MATH

Evaluate Int [ (x+1)/ (3x^2 + 6x + 5)^(1/3)) dx]

We have to evaluate Int [ 9(x+1)/ (3x^2 + 6x + 5)^(1/3)) dx]. First let’s write 3x^2 + 6x + 5 = y dy/dx = 6x + 6 => dy = 6 (x + 1) dx Now we can rewrite [ (x+1)/ (3x^2 + 6x + 5)^(1/3)) dx] as…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What impact does the jury system have on the rest of the criminal justice system?

That’s a broad question that could be approached a number of ways. Essentially, with a jury, you are taking sometimes complicated legal issues and placing them in the hands of laymen who are more…

• MATH

Evaluate Int [(x^4 -1) ^2*4x^3 dx].

We have to evaluate Int [(x^4 -1) ^2*4x^3 dx] Let us first write x^4 – 1 = y For y = x^4 – 1, we have dy/dx = 4x^3 => dy = 4x^3 dx Now we can rewrite Int [(x^4 -1) ^2*4x^3 dx] => Int [y^2…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What factors might explain the apparent shift from controversy to acceptance over the years in…

First of all, it is not correct to say that the Miranda ruling is accepted today. Especially with the more conservative Supreme Court that now exists, Miranda has been chipped away with more and…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What ways do crime control model advocates approach bail differently than do backers of due…

The most common diference between these two groups is that backers of the crime control model want bail to generally be less available (and higher when it is available) than backers of the due…

• MATH

Given the polynomial f(x) = 4x^3 – 12x^2 + ax + b, find a,b, if f(x) is divisible by (x^2 – 1).

Given f(x) = 4x^3 – 12x^2 + ax + b Given that f(x) is divided by (x^2-1) Then (x^2 -1) is a factor of f(x). Then the roots of (x^2 -1) are the solutions to the function f(x). ==> x^2 -1 = 0…

• MATH

What is the monotony of f(x)=x*lnx?

The monotony of a function is the behavior of the function over specified ranges. To determine the monotony of a function, we’ll have to calculate the first derivative of the function. f(x) =…

• MACBETH

Were women’s clothes always dark at the time of “Macbeth” (the seventeenth century)?What I am…

Those are some astute observations you’ve made about the use of color in Shakespeare’s plays, but I am not certain that you can make much use of the information. Generally, the exact…

• HAMLET

How does Claudius manipulate Laertes?

When Laertes returns to Denmark, he seeks vengeance for the death of his father, Polonius. Laertes blames Claudius. Claudius sees this as an opportunity to protect himself against Laertes and to…

• MACBETH

In act IV scene 1 what effects does the image of the “bloody child” have on this scene and the…

In act 4 scene 1 the Second Apparition that meets Macbeth is a bloody child. The image relates to Macduff who was prematurely born and who was supposed to behead Macbeth in the end. The apparition…

• LITERATURE

What is female gothic?Definition and examples.

This question has been asked and answered. Check out the link below and thanks for using eNotes. http://www.enotes.com/lit/q-and-a/what-does-term-female-gothic-really-mean-80737

• MATH

Determine the numbers a, b if 3 ,a ,b , 24 is a geometric sequence.

We are given that 3 ,a ,b , 24 is a geometric sequence. So we have a/ 3 = b/a = 24 / b = k So 24 / b = k => b = 24 / k a/3 = k => a = 3k Now b/a = 24 / b => (24/k)/ 3k = 24/(24/k) =>…

• HISTORY

Where can I find the report in which Gompers tells the International Trade Union Congress in…

The year in which Samuel Gompers made this statement to the International Trade Union Congress in London was 1888. This was 23 years after the Civil War and the 13th Amendment had made slavery…

• MATH

Given that 2sinx+1=2sin^2x/cosx+sinx/cosx what is x.

We’ll re-write the given equation and we’ll multiply by cos x, having all terms to one side: 2(sin x)^2 + sin x – 2sin x*cos x – cos x = 0 We’ll factorize the first 2 terms by sin x and the last 2…

• MATH

What is the definite integral of f(x)=1/sin^2x ? x=0,x=pi/4

The definite integral will be evaluated using the Leibniz-Newton formula. Int f(x)dx = F(b) – F(a), where x = a to x = b We’ll put f(x) = 1/(sin x)^2 We’ll compute the indefinite integral, first:…

• HISTORY

How did Japan maintain political independence from China?

Especially in its early history, Japan was heavily influenced by China. For example, the most important part of the Japanese writing system was imported from China even though it was not…

• MATH

Given the circle center (1,1) and the point on the circle (3,5) what is the equation of the circle.

The general equation of a circle is (x – h)^2 + (y – k)^2 = r^2, where (h, k) is the center and r is the radius. Now we know that the center of the circle is (1, 1), point (3 , 5) lies on the…

• MATH

Determine the definite integral for y=x+1/x. x=1 and x=3

We have to find the definite integral for y = x + 1/x between x=1 and x=3. Now y = x + 1/x The integral of this is Int [x + 1/x] => Int [x] + Int [1/x] => x^2 / 2 + ln x + C For x = 3, x^2 /…

• MATH

Proove that f(x)=x^3+x has inverse function

f(x) = x^3+x. f(x) = x^3+x is defined for all real values of x whose domain is the set of all real values that x takes.The range of the function is also the set of all real values. So f(x) is an…

• GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Compare Belinda Pocket’s obsession with social status and nobility with that of Pip’s quest for…

It is apparent that there are parallels between the frivolous Belinda Pocket and Pip in Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations. In Chapter XXIII, Mrs. Pocket is clearly the object of Dickens’s…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Where can I find information for the House of Commons and House of Lords?House of Commons and…

There are many sources for information about the House of Lords and the House of Commons. I am assuming that you are talking about the United Kingdon’s Parliament here so I am attaching a link to…