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**THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO**

**In “The Cask of Amontillado,” name three of Fortunato’s weaknesses and explain how Montresor…**

It is of course a reflection on the criminal genius of Montresor that he knows his victim well enough to be able to plot how he can manipulate him through his weaknesses. Of course, his first…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**John Proctor identifies revenge as the true evil that is afflicting Salem village. What evidence…**

I think that the most compelling answer to this would lie in one character’s name: Abigail Williams. John recognizes from the opening act that all of this hysteria regarding witches, what…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Who has the most positive and most negative influence on Scout?**

You seem to be asking for a positive influence and a negative influence on Scout. AUNT ALEXANDRA seems to be her most negative influence. Scout can pick up on the fact that she doesn’t necessarily…

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**EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE**

**What are the themes of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer?**

This book has several theme subjects which could be developed into full theme statements. The first theme subject widely covered in the novel is the idea of death. Obviously, the majority of the…

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**BUSINESS**

**In macroeconomics, what is the difference between nominal GDP and real GDP?**

The gross domestic product or GDP is the value of all the goods and services produced in a country. GDP can be expressed in two ways. One is by using the current costs of all the goods and services…

**THE CRUCIBLE**

**How do the forms of rhetoric (logos, ethos, and pathos) play a part in The Crucible?If you have…**

These three forms of rhetoric cross each other in the character of John Proctor. I think he is depicted as the everyman person who makes mistakes but wants to do the right thing and be an honorable…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Beyond voting, what are important ways citizens participate in conventional democratic politics?**

Well, aside of voting we also have the right to manifest our opinions through rallies, we can organize marches in favor or against something, we can protest, we can go on strike, and we can unify…

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**A ROSE FOR EMILY**

**What does Faulkner achieve with his point of view and disruption of the chronology of Miss…**

There are several stylistic devices that Faulkner chooses for A Rose for Emily, and given the fact that the point of view is a third person omniscient and is intended to be told from the…

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**SONNET 29**

**What is some hyperbole in Sonnet 29?I have to write a long paper on sonnet 29, this is something…**

You do understand hyperbole to be great exaggeration I assume. That is what we need to find, instances where a person argues something that really seems to be not true, or at least beyond the scope…

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**HENRY IV, PART I**

**Do people/philosophers today agree with Falstaff’s statement that “the better part of valor is…**

This should be an easy assumption, particularly, because Shakespeare was a good observant of his day and he would definitely be kind of like a “Colbert” of his time and award the sarcasm where it…

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**MARK TWAIN**

**Mark Twain once said, “Let me make the superstitions of a nation, and I do not care who makes the…**

The idea of the Twain quote brings to light how Twain was willing to draw a distinct line between artists and politics. The idea of “creating the superstitions” brings to light how Twain saw his…

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**SCIENCE**

**What is marijuanaâ€™s effect on the developing brain?What are some other adverse health effects…**

Marijuana is one of the leading illegal drugs used in the US. The potent chemical in marijuana binds with cannabinoid receptors in the brain which gives users the high. Marijuana use has been…

**THE SCARLET IBIS**

**What is Doodle’s favorite lie in “The Scarlet Ibis”?**

We are told that Doodle and his brother, the narrator of this moving story, take up lying to help pass the time when they go out to walk. Because Doodle has recently learnt to walk for himself, we…

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**HISTORY**

**Was conflict unavoidable in colonial America and why or why not?**

In my opinion, it depends when you are talking about and conflict between whom? If you mean between the British and the colonists, I think that, prior to 1770, most Americans had never even…

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**THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER**

**Comment on the setting and character of “The Fall of the House of Usher.”How does setting act as…**

The setting of the Fall of the House of Usher serves as a character because the house itself is described thoroughly from top to bottom in a way that clearly shows the mental, psychological, and…

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**POETRY**

**How is the use of Vulnerable, Mindful, Commendable, Equivocal, Harmful, and Imminent significant…**

“House of Changes” is an extended metaphor in which the speaker’s body is directly compared to a house of bickering women. The women are all named above: Vulnerable, Mindful, Commendable, etc….

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**THE SIGN OF THE BEAVER**

**in the sign of the beaver what were the womans and mens role?**

Men- hunt Women- clean meat Just a few examples…how many are you looking for?

**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What was the purpose for ancient peoples to tell stories about their tribe’s having unique…**

[We are only allowed to address one question per post, so I have edited your question down to the original one.] My response to that would be that all societies do this, from ancient times into…

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**MACBETH**

**Is it possible to argue that Macbeth is the villain of the play and Banquo or Macduff, its hero?…**

In order to answer this question with proper critical analysis, you must rely on more than opinion to create your argument. You must define the term “hero” as it applies to Macbeth specifically…

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**MATH**

**Solve the system (x – 2)/5 +y/2 = 6 (x – 1)^2 -(y – 2)^2 = (x – y)(x + y) – 59**

(x – 2)/5 +y/2 = 6………….(1) (x – 1)^2 -(y – 2)^2 = (x – y)(x + y) – 59………..(2) First let us re-write both equations: (x-2)/5 + y/2 = 6 Let us multiply by 10: ==> 2(x-2) + 5y = 60…

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**LITERATURE**

**What is an example of soliloquy?Preferably from The Crucible, The Great Gatsby, The Count of…**

In the Crucible, at the end of Act 2, John Proctor faces the open sky and declares: “Peace. It is a providence, and no great change; we are only what we always were, but naked now. . . Aye,…

**THE HUNGER GAMES**

**Compare and contrast the themes of The Hunger Games and To Kill a Mockingbird**

Many of the themes contained in both of these books center around justice and its inverse–injustice. In To Kill a Mockingbird, it should be clear that African Americans are considered to be of a…

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**MATH**

**Calculate the following: 1. Geometric mean of sqrt17 + sqrt13 and sqrt17 -sqrt13 2. (2/7)*(14/5)…**

- sqrt17 + sqrt13 and sqrt17 – sqrt13 The geaometric mean M is: M = sqrt[ sqrt17+ sqrt13]*[sqrt17-sqrt13] We know that (a+b)(a-b) = a^2 – b^2 ==> M = sqrt[ 17 – 13] = sqrt 4…

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**MATH**

**Solve the equation (2x-3)^2+(x+2)^2=10+5x^2**

(2x-3)^2 + (x+2)^2 = 10+5x^2 open bracktes: ==> 4x^2 – 12x + 9 + x^2 + 4x + 4 = 10 + 5x^2 Combine like terms: ==> 5x^2 – 8x + 13 = 5x^2 + 10 ==> -8x = -3 ==> x= 3/8

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**What is a quote that would explain Ann Putnam’s grudge against Rebecca Nurse?**

Anne Putman (also referred to as Mrs. Putnam, Goody Putnam, or Goody Ann) has a massive grudge against Becky Nurse because Goody Nurse has 11 children and over 26 grandchildren (albeit, at a…

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**THE HUNGER GAMES**

**How would you compare and contrast The Hunger Games and To Kill a Mockingbird?**

The first thing I would do when asked to compare and contrast the two novels would be to consider the main elements of each story. For example, list elements such as setting, antagonist,…

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**MATH**

**Diferentiate y=5^x*sqrt[5^x-(sinx)^2]**

y= 5^x * sqrt(5^x- (sinx)^2] Let y= u*v such that: u= 5^x ==> u’ = 5^x* ln 5 v= sqrt[5^x – (sinx)^2 ] ==> v’ = (5^x*lnx – 2cosx)*(5^x – (sinx)^2]^-1/2 == v’ = [(5^x)*ln5 – 2cosx]/sqrt[(5^x-…

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**THE SIGNAL-MAN**

**What are the themes in The Signalman?Fate?**

“The Signal-Man” by Charles Dickens certainly has Fate as a theme; Isolation and the Supernatural can also be motifs. And perhaps all three contribute to the final outcome of this story….

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**GRENDEL**

In short, Grendel, as he is portrayed in John Gardner’s Grendel, is a point of view that subverts the status quo. Grendel reveals that humans fool themselves by rewriting history, by applying…

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**SCIENCE**

**Write a story at the molecular level about changes in the state of matter including the terms…**

Matter can exist in diffferent states. The atomic particles in a solid are closest together, in a liquid, further apart and in a gas, further apart still. To change phase from solid to liquid to…

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**MATH**

**Find slope of the tangent to f(x) at P and then find equation of the tangent line at P. Is the…**

f(x) = 6x-x^2. P(1,5) is point on the curve as f(1) = 6*1*1^2 = 5 verifies. The slope of the curve at (1,5) is: dy/dx = (6x-x^2)’ = 6-2x. So (dy/dx at x= 1 ) is 6-2*1 = 4. So the equation of…

**THE CRUCIBLE**

**Do you know a quote explaining the land dispute between the Putnams and Nurses which led to…**

This squabble between the Putnams and the Nurses has deep roots. You can find great quotes about this issue because there are several of them in Act I when Rebecca Nurse is introduced. Miller takes…

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**SCIENCE**

**Which is similar to how a star generates energy? A thermal power plant B. wind energy plant C….**

A star, which is a ball of plasma held together by gravity, shines due to thermonuclear fusion in its core, releasing energy which travels through its interior and eventually, it radiates into…

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**BRAVE NEW WORLD**

**Why can’t Linda adjust to the savages’ society on the Reservation?From chapter 8 of Brave New…**

Looking only at Chapter 8, the thing that Linda has a problem with is the Savages’ attitude towards sex. In this chapter, we see that Linda continues to behave in ways that are acceptable in the…

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**SCIENCE**

**Name some pathogenic organisms and diseases that they may cause**

A pathogen is a disease causing organism. There are many types of pathogenic organisms. Bacterial pathogens include such organisms as staphlococcus, which causes a staph infection and…

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**HISTORY**

**How did Christopher Columbus’ voyages affect Europe?**

I would say the Columbus’ voyages had a direct impact on Europe in that it helped to bring out the idea that the Age of Exploration can morph into the Age of Exploitation quite easily. The…

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**GILGAMESH**

**What is the view of life expressed in Gilgamesh by Joan London?**

the afterlife is bad . the life they r living now they mine as well live as long as they can bcuz they dont want 2 reach the afterlife and live a bad life

**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Does double jeopardy and collateral estoppel apply if grand jury indicts on the 2nd time charges…**

The double jeopardy protections against being tried twice for the same crime do not apply to whether a person is investigated, brought before a grand jury and indicted. It protects us from being…

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**MATH**

The numerator is above the line of the ratio and the denominator is under the line. So, the numerator is 5 and the denominator is 19. 2. The ratios formed from the first 12 prime numbers could be:…

**THE GLASS MENAGERIE**

**Can anyone give me some examples of Laura neglecting the past?Thank you!**

I think that the wording of the question, like Laura, is complex. I don’t see her as blocking out the past. I don’t see her as someone who is in denial of her past. Amanda might fit this…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**What is the ethical liability of lawyers at Johnson and Johnson; of lawyers at potential employer…**

(a) The ethical duty of the attorneys at issue here is to keep safe client secrets and specifically to take reasonable steps to ensure that their employees abide by the professional obligations of…

**MATH**

**Calculate a, b, (real numbers) if the function F’= f f = (2x^2 + 1)/sqrt(1+x^2) F= (ax +…**

f= (2x^2+1)/sqrt(1+x^2) F= (ax+b)*sqrt(1+x^2) Given F’ = f Now let us differencite F: Let F = u*v such that: u = ax+b ==> u’ = a v= sqrt(1+x^2) ==> v’ = x/sqrt(1+x^2) ==> F’ = u’v +…

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**FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT**

**did sara meet up her father at the end?**

No but finally she gets all her father’s property by his friend the Indian Gentlemen (Carrisford)

**MATH**

**Calculate the perimeter and the area of the paralelogram ABCD if AD=10, AB=12, DE=8. DE is…**

ABCD is a parallelogram. AD = 10, AB = 12. DE = 8W here DE is perpendicular to AB. To calculate the perimeter. To calculate area . Perimeter : Since ABCD is a parallelogram, AB = CD = 12 and AD =…

**THE OPEN WINDOW**

**What are Vera’s main characteristics in Saki’s “The Open Window”?**

This short story contains an absolutely fascinating character who is the mastermind behind the story of “The Open Window.” Vera, of course, is the storyteller without equal, who is quickly able to…

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**MACBETH**

**What are the relations of Act 2:1 and 2 to the rest of the play in Macbeth?**

In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Act 2:1 and 2 are the culmination of what comes before, and the catalyst for what’s to follow. The witches’ predictions, Macbeth’s and Lady Macbeth’s interest in the…

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**SCIENCE**

**What are the disadvanteges in Mendeleeve’s periodic table-and the advanteges of Mosely’s periodic…**

disadvantages of mendleev periodic table;1)he had to make disorder inthe arrangementof the elements inascendinng order according to the atomic weight to put them in grouops to suit their…

**THE VOYAGE OF THE “DAWN TREADER”**

**What is the author’s point of view in the Voyage of the Dawn Treader?**

The point-of-view in all of the Cronicles of Narnia books is mostly omniscient and usually comes across as 3rd person. Clearly, the voice is that of a narrator, though, who is not one of the…

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**MATH**

**Solve the sistem 2010x + 2011y = 6032 2011x +2010y = 6031**

We have the system of equations : 2010x + 2011y = 6032… 1 2011x + 2010y = 6031 …2 Now 1- 2 gives : 2010x + 2011y – 2011x – 2010y = 6032 – 6031 => -x + y = 1 => x= y-1 Now substitute this…

**MATH**

**Solve the equation (x+5)^2 – (x+7)*(x-7) – 35 .**

To solve the equation, we’ll expand the square and we’ll remove the brackets. We’ll expand the square using the formula: (a+b)^2 = a^2 + 2ab + b^2 Now, we’ll expand (x+5)^2: (x+5)^2 = x^2 + 10x +…