Is there alliteration in “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz?

Is there alliteration in “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz?

• THE SCARLET IBIS

What are the most important events in “The Scarlet Ibis”?

There are several important events in James Hurst’s short story “The Scarlet Ibis.” The most important event is probably the narrator’s reaction to Doodle’s failure to succeed in the training…

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• NIGHT

How did Elie Wiesel help the Civil Rights Movement?

Elie Wiesel has dedicated his life to the human rights movement. Having survived the hatred of the Nazis in a death camp, he vowed to never remain silent about how his people were treated. He…

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• MATH

You have a 54 card deck with 2 jokers, a normal deck has 52 cards. What is the probability of…

Hello! The events considered in this problem are not independent. Therefore we have to use the formula of conditional probability: P(AB)=P(A)⋅P(B∣A),P(AB)=P(A)⋅P(B∣A), where AA and BB are some events, ABAB…

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• ANIMAL FARM

Describe the dogs that chased Snowball in Animal Farm.

The dogs that chased Snowball were the puppies he took from Jessie. Napoleon was thinking ahead. He knew from the very beginning that he would need to have some protection and reinforcement….

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• ROMEO AND JULIET

How does Shakespeare show adults having an influence on the life of Juliet?

Juliet, one of the titular characters in William Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo and Juliet, is influenced by the actions and decisions of several adults over the course of the play’s development: The…

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• THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS

In the novel The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, where are Bruno and Gretel? How do you know, and…

In Chapter 4, Bruno and Gretel attempt to figure out where they are. The first thing Bruno mentions is the numerous boys, men, and grandfathers who inhabit the place that does not look as “nice as…

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• SCIENCE

Calculate the percentage yield and theoretical yield of BaSO4. Ba(NO3)2 + Na2SO4 -> BaSO4 +…

The theoretical yield is the maximum amount of product that can be formed in a chemical reaction. It is calculated using stoichiometry. The actual yield is the actual amount of product formed…

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• ESSAY LAB

How can I write an essay explaining how to help the community in which I work to address the…

Let’s first address what some of those barriers may be, and then you can move on to develop a topic statement that shows your overall position in a way that you can support with additional details….

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• THE STORY OF MY LIFE

What was Helen’s experience during her visit to the World’s Fair?

Helen visited the World’s Fair in Chicago, Illinois in the summer of 1893. At the fair, Helen’s dear friend Alexander Graham Bell served as a guide to her and Ms. Sullivan. Alexander Graham Bell…

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• GARY PAULSEN

Does Gary Paulsen have any pets?

There is no available material which suggests that author Gary Paulsen currently does or does not have pets, but we do know he used to have many dogs. Paulsen wrote a book about the experiences and…

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• ROMEO AND JULIET

What are some examples of Romeo being close-minded in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet?

Romeo is stubborn and close-minded throughout Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. In Act I, he whines about his unreciprocated love for Rosaline. He won’t listen to Benvolio’s advice about looking at…

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• FAHRENHEIT 451

On what page can the following quote be found, “We’re nothing more than dust jackets for books,…

On page 146 of the 50th Anniversary Simon & Schuster Edition of the novel Fahrenheit 451 is the quote, “We’re nothing more than dust jackets for books, of no significance otherwise” (Bradbury…

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• HISTORY

What three German actions angered Americans?

There were several actions by Germany that angered Americans before we entered World War I. One event was the German use of the submarine to sink American ships. As a neutral nation, we had the…

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• HISTORY

Analyze the development of Reconstruction policy and its impact in South Carolina, including…

Right after the end of the Civil War, South Carolina created a constitution in 1865 that instituted Black Codes and limited the civil rights of freed slaves, who were tied to their former…

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• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why do marginal cost and marginal product move opposite to each other?

Marginal cost and marginal product are essentially looking at the same thing from two different directions.Marginal cost is asking how much money you need to spend to produce a given output. The…

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• LITERATURE

Why had Asta’s son never known his true name?

In the book Crispin: The Cross of Lead, the thirteen year-old protagonist has gone his whole life being called “Asta’s Son.” When his mother (Asta) dies and he is accused of theft, he must flee the…

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• MATH

the median of side AB of triangle ABC is CM. If the coordinates of M are (-2,5) and the…

Take note that a median of a triangle is a line segment joining a vertex to the midpoint of the opposite side. Since CM is the median of side AB, then, M is the midpoint of side AB. (Please refer…

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• ROMEO AND JULIET

In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, what are some quotes that show that Romeo has anger issues?

Like many teenagers, Romeo has a lot of angst. He argues with his friends and loses his temper quickly. Most importantly, he becomes so enraged at the death of Mercutio that he fights with Tybalt…

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• SCIENCE

Why are biodegradable polymers used less often than polymers that are non-biodegradable?

“Polymer” is a generic term that means repeating units of the same type. Biomolecules, for example, include proteins (polymers of amino acids), DNA (polymers of nucleic acids) and starches…

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• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

Please explain the humor in “blinking idiot” as it is used in Act 2, scene 9 of The Merchant of…

To understand the phrase and recognise its humour, one should know the context in which it is used. In this instance, the reference to ‘blinking idiot’ is made by the prince Arragon after he has…

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• MACBETH

Is Macbeth, Act I, Scene 2 prose or verse?

Act I, Scene 2 of Macbeth is written in verse and ends with a rhyming couplet (done/won). It follows Shakespeare’s usual verse style of iambic pentameter: five feet of two iambs (an iamb is…

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• HISTORY

How would a factory owner and a factory worker see communism?

A factory owner and a factory worker could see communism very differently. A factory owner would most likely be against communism. Factory owners want to be able to make their own decisions with…

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• THE COLOR PURPLE

What life lessons does The Color Purple teach readers?

This question has so many potential answers! This novel is so rich with life lessons that every reader could potentially take something different away from his/her reading of the text. I will…

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• THE CRUCIBLE

Who is the protagonist in The Crucible?

John Proctor is the protagonist of this play. He is the main character. Although the play is, in large part, about the witch hunts and hysteria created by the lies of a few young girls (and the…

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• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are some examples of the golden rule in To Kill a Mockingbird?

There are many examples in the text about this and they often come in the form of Atticus saying something to the children or modeling the behavior himself. Towards the beginning of the novel he…

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• SCIENCE

What reaction happens when you mix sand and water?

When we mix sand and water, no reaction takes place. The sand simply settles down at the bottom of the water container. This is because sand is heavier than water and hence cannot float in water….

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• ANIMAL FARM

How was the idea of Animalism described by Old Major in Animal Farm?

In Animal Farm, Animalism is not developed until after Old Major’s death. His speech, however, given a few days before his death, is instrumental in defining many of the principles of Animalism,…

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• HEALTH

What are the concentric and eccentric contractions involved in returning a tennis serve?

This is a very complex question. The answer depends on if you are looking to focus on a specific area of the body, or conduct a full body mechanical analysis. A very basic answer is that muscles…

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• WIZARD OF OZ, THE

What is the theme of The Wizard of Oz?

This story is a combination of fantasy and Bildungsroman and moral lesson, in that, while the main action takes place in a fantasy world, the dramatic action begins when the child Dorothy is…

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• SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY

Please point out the language devices used in the Lord Byron poem “She Walks in Beauty.”

Lord Byron starts the poem “She Walks in Beauty” with a figurative language device called a simile, with: She walks in beauty, like the night of cloudless climes and starry skies. This simile…

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• HISTORY

How did the American Revolution affect gender roles?

One way the American Revolution altered gender roles was the emergence of an ideology that historian Linda Kerber called “republican motherhood”. This was the concept that women had an important…

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• TUCK EVERLASTING

In Chapter 16 of Tuck Everlasting, who plans to accompany the man in the yellow suit to the…

In chapter 16 of Tuck Everylasting by Natalie Babbitt, the constable planned to accompany the man in the yellow suit when he went to Tucks’ house to retrieve Winnie. Plans change when the man in…

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• THE POSSIBILITY OF EVIL

What is the purpose of the letters that Miss Strangeworth sends in “The Possibility of Evil”?

It would appear that Miss Strangeworth does not understand her own motive or motives for writing her anonymous letters. She rationalizes that it is her civic duty to keep the citizens of her town…

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• WALLACE STEVENS

What is the tone of the poem “The Emperor of Ice-Cream” by Wallace Stevens?

This is one of Wallace Stevens’ best-known short poems. It is very evocative and the imagery is very unusual. It is understood to be a poem about death. The descriptions are very sensual and yet…

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• THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS

In the novel The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, how is “friendship” presented?

Friendship is presented as being unexpected, gratifying, and helpful throughout the novel The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Bruno and Shmuel first meet unexpectedly while Bruno is walking parallel to…

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• AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE

What point is Bierce making with the sentinels’ indifference to the action at the center of the…

It is not a flattering description of these soldiers. At the center of the bridge, a man is about to die for his beliefs, for trying to stand up for his principles. Neither we (I should hope) nor…

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• THE DEVIL’S ARITHMETIC

What is the setting of “The Devil’s Arithmetic” by Jane Yolen in Chapters One and Two?

There are two aspects of setting that can be discussed: setting of time and setting of place. In Chapters One and Two of The Devil’s Arithmetic, the setting of time is the present day. Because…

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• SCIENCE

What are biological functions of water?

Water makes up the majority of an organism’s body. For example, the human body consists of about 65% water. Water carries out a large number of important functions in the biological world….

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• ROMEO AND JULIET

Who could be the scapegoat in Romeo and Juliet?

There are two good candidates for the role of scapegoat in Romeo and Juliet. A scapegoat is a person who is ultimately blamed for the mistakes or sins of others. First off, Friar Lawrence could…

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• JULIUS CAESAR

In the play Julius Caesar, is Cassius an inflexible person? If so how?

Cassius seems like a very motivated and determined person, but he is not inflexible. He frequently displays his flexibility, or adaptability, in the play. For instance, in the big quarrel in…

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• THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

What kind of relationship does Montresor have with the people who take care of his home? What…

In Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado,” the narrator, Montresor, is a shrewd and calculating man. An example of this can be seen in his manipulation of his servants on the night he is putting into…

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• FAHRENHEIT 451

In Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451, what was remarkable and disturbing about the declaration of war…

Montag has recently killed Captain Beatty and is on the run. Montag walks into a gas station to avoid being spotted by the authorities in the helicopters outside. When he goes into the bathroom to…

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• RELIGION

What is the history of the Roman Catholic Church as a denomination?

This is a huge question (some 2000 years of history), but I will attempt to provide a very brief outline of Catholic history. I stress that this should be considered a starting point to…

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• OF MICE AND MEN

How does John Steinbeck show the way society treats people in Of Mice and Men through his…

In Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck uses his characters to show how society treats people. Lennie Small is mentally challenged. He often makes wrong decisions due to his childlike qualities. He…

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• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Scout react when she meets the man who saved her life?

Bob Ewell attacks Scout and Jem as they walked home one night. Boo Radley appears and fights Bob off, saving their lives. He carries Jem home because the boy is injured. At home, Scout…

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• HISTORY

What are primary and secondary sources?

Primary sources are what might be called the “building blocks” of history. They are, by definition, sources that were produced at the time being studied. Most primary sources are…

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• THE BRONZE BOW

Describe Daniel’s plan.

Daniel’s overarching plan is to free his people from Roman captivity. However, in Chapter 18, Malthace tells Daniel that Joel was taken captive by the Romans. Malthace explains to Daniel that they…

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• TANGERINE

In Tangerine, how was Erik’s role in the victory portrayed on the news that night? What was the…

Erik’s role in the victory is the exact opposite of what usually happens. While Erik is usually portrayed as a superstar and each game’s obvious MVP, he is portrayed as a laughingstock and an…

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• HEALTH

How does technology impact healthcare?

In today’s healthcare world, technology has made a tremendous impact. The impact can be seen in nearly every facet of the healthcare industry, from drug development to the pharmacy, from the…

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• GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

Is there alliteration in “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz?

In “I’m Yours,” a love song by Jason Mraz, alliteration is used sporadically. There is quite a bit of repetition in the song, as in most songs. Repetition is when a word is repeated. However,…

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