LINGUISTICS

# LINGUISTICS

• MATH

If 263+441 = 714 what is the base used. Please help me. A.5 B.6 C.7 D.8 E.9

You need to be little tricky here. The familiar base for us is base 10. As you know we use numbers 0 to 9 under base 10 to define any number. What important is we never use 10. So if it is base 2…

• THE DEMON LOVER

Please explain how setting and state of mind relate to the story in “The Fall of the House of…

In both these stories, the setting and state of mind of the characters is vital, and indeed, integral to the plot. They also help establish the mood. The settings for either story are rather…

• SCIENCE

If 4g of a gas occupied 11.2L at 0C and 0.25atm calculate molecular mass of the gas. A)8 B)16…

We can use ideal gas law here. We have the following data. P=0.25atmP=0.25atm V=11.2LV=11.2L R=0.08206atmLmolKR=0.08206atmLmolK T=273KT=273K PV=nRTPV=nRT n=PVRTn=PVRT n=0.25×11.2273×0.08206n=0.25×11.2273×0.08206

• ARTS

Many artists in the 19th century painted outdoors instead of in the studio and that was a new…

The technical term is “Plein Aire” – “fresh air” in French – and it differs from studio painting in these respects: The artist took his/her easel and canvas outdoors to a scene in…

Can you give a real work example of attribution theory ?

One distinct way in which the attribution theory can be present in a work example is in how employees perceive management. If an employee has a challenging relationship with management, one in…

• IDENTITY CRISIS AS LITERARY THEME

Which author first put forward the theme “identity crisis” in the history of literature, and what…

Psychologist Erik Erikson coined the term, “identity crisis.” For Erikson, consciousness is formed as a result of psychosocial and psychobiological development. The typical developmental stage…

• MATH

Express as a single fraction: x−12×2−x−3−x+22×2+x−6x-12×2-x-3-x+22×2+x-6 Thanks

x−12×2−x−3−x+22×2+x−6x-12×2-x-3-x+22×2+x-6 To express this as single fraction, factor the denominators. =x−1(x+1)(2x−3)−x+2(x+2)(2x−3)=x-1(x+1)(2x-3)-x+2(x+2)(2x-3)Notice that in the second fraction x+2 is present both…

• GRAMMAR

Can you give me another way to say the following? I want to say: “Hopelessness can make life…

There are many different ways to say the same thing. Some ways are more creative than others. So, I will give you several different versions. A simple inversion of the sentence is a follows: “An…

• THE STORY OF MY LIFE

Describe two incidents from the first ten chapters of The Story of My Life by Helen Keller that…

In her autobiography, The Story of My Life, Helen Keller recounts many of the incidents of the first twenty two years of her life that shape her and help to make her into the adult she becomes…

Why do other characters so often go at Spooky Lacroix, and how does Highway shape the reader’s…

Spooky gets a lot of criticism because he stirs up a lot of criticism. He has, in the expression of critic Anne Nothof, substituted an addiction to alcohol with an addiction to religion. He uses…

• SCIENCE

I have a question on the formation of the folds. Why do the layers forming anticline not form…

Synclines and anticlines are series of folds in the Earth’s surface with crests and troughs. Anticlines are antiforms that are the downward curving folds that peak at the center and synclines are…

Can Amadeus be associated with Artaud’s theory on the theatre of cruelty?

The original question had to be edited. In some ways, Schaffer’s work might be able to be seen as representative of Artaud’s theories on the theatre of the cruel. Artaud’s theories on this…

• CIVIL LIBERTIES

Provide examples from U.S. history of the suspension of habeas corpus and their applicability to…

There are two main examples of the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus in American history. One of them could more easily be applied to today than the other. The first of these examples of…

• THE LUCKY ONE

What happened at the end of “The Lucky One?”

The novel ends with the traditional configuration of love struggling to be found, love being found, a potential denial of this love, and then a reconciliation that redeems it. Logan makes his way…

• TEACHERS

Please help me state how to to lessen accidents and incidents in school such as car and bus…

There are several things schools can do to lessen accidents and unwanted incidents in school. First, it all starts with eduction. The good thing is that schools are educational institutions. So,…

• HEALTH

What areas do you see community health nurses addressing in the future in local communities?…

Let me start off by saying that in the future, public health nurses will probably play a greater role in many different areas. The idea of a nurse serving a population instead of an individual has…

• LINGUISTICS

Explain the linguistic stance on standard varieties of a language.

Standard varieties in language include dialects, standard languages, registers and styles of language, and individual idiosyncratic language forms. The terms “standard variety” thus covers language…

• LINGUISTICS

Explain the Ebonics debate from a linguistic point of view.

This is a very controversial topic. All you have to think about is the controversial decision of the Oakland school board that advocated teaching some of their students in Ebonics (AAVE), because…

• PERKINS, FRANCES

Did Frances Perkins try to initiate legislation to improve or equalize the wage disparity between…

There is not much on record indicating that Perkins sought to initiate legislation addressing the wage disparity between men and women. Such an issue was not as present in the discourse as it is…

• JUDE THE OBSCURE

In Jude the Obscure, hy could Hardy not find some resolution to Jude’s needs? The trouble I see…

[NOTE: eNotes allows us to answer one question and one close follow-up, so I’ll answer the two I’ve moved to the top but leave your others as rhetorical background to your thoughts.] This is the…

• MENDING WALL

What are some of the metaphors used in Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall”?

A metaphor is a comparison that does notuse the words “like” or “as.” For example, if I say that a little girl “is a doll,” I don’t mean that she is actually a doll; rather, I am comparingher…

• THE MALTESE FALCON

In The Maltese Falcon, on what subject does Gutman give Spade a history lesson?

In Chapter 13, titled “The Emperor’s Gift,” Casper Gutman tells Spade about the history of the “black bird,” the statuette which he is so anxious to acquire. The gist of his long explanation is…

• ESSAY LAB

Do these alternative thesis statements make sense and which is better? a) Life is driven by the…

In order to sort this out for yourself, you’ll need to sort out two parts of your idea first. One part is whether you mean “dreams” (i.e., hoped for future reality) or “ambition” (i.e., a strong…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

Could you please tell me the meaning of “intriguing” in this passage from the first chapter of…

At this early point in the narrative, Nick has not yet learned the dynamics of the group with whom he eats dinner. But, as an astute observer, he observes Daisy shaking her head as a directive to…

• THE GLASS MENAGERIE

What particular considerations can be given to Tom, Amanda or Laura as the main character of The…

The best way to determine who is the main character of a literary work is to determine how the plot changes the character, and whether the plot tends to focalize the point of view of a particular…

• THE GLASS MENAGERIE

What are Laura’s social difficutlies and issues in The Glass Menagerie?

The social difficulties and issues of Laura’s character in The Glass Menagerie stem from the woman’s evident social anxiety. In turn, the social anxiety is caused by a combination of her mother’s…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

In Chapter 3 of The Great Gatsby, how do the drivers of the wrecked automobile react to what…

Nick’s narrative element that conveys how the guests did nothing about the wrecked automobile reflects much that will be developed in the course of the novel. The drivers and passengers of the…

• CHEMISTRY

A gas at 669 mmHg at 37*C occupies a volume of 7.00L. Calculate its volume at STP.

To solve this we need to use the ideal gas law equation PV=nRT. We are asked to calculate the volume at STP which means standard temperature and pressure. That means 1 atm of pressure and 25 *C….

• HISTORY

Discuss and explain three of the most important changes in the lives of minorities in the US…

There are so many things to say. For the sake of space, I will limit my answers to three important points. First, the war provided a great impetus among Black American, as many fought in the war…

• A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

How does Howard Zinn describe the results of Columbus’s voyage in a People’s History of the…

Zinn describes the results of Columbus’s voyages as an unmitigated catastrophe for the natives of the Caribbean (and by extension, all of the Americas.) Columbus and his men were motived primarily…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

True or false: In a consumption function with income (Y) on the horizontal axis and consumption…

This statement if false. If the price level rises (if inflation occurs), the line representing the consumption function will actually shift downward. The line that represents the consumption…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Harper Lee use Scout as the narrator to advance the theme of intolerance and prejudice…

Although she has spent her entire lifetime in the Deep South, Scout Finch is only six years old when the novel begins, and thus has relatively little knowledge or awareness of the social structures…

• HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.

How is Gates’ “Signifyin'” a challenge to Saussurian concept of “Signification”?

Gates concept of “Signifyin'” (Signifying) is entirely different from Sassuare’s concept of Signification. As Gates says, the two concepts have everything to do with each other and absolutely…

• HEALTH

Identify and describe three stakeholder organizations or agencies that contribute to quality…

We are asked to talk about three stakeholder agencies that help oversee quality control in health care organizations. Two of the ones below are government organizations and one is private. State…

• HISTORY

Explain the meaning and impact of Barack Obama’s election as president.

It is not at all easy to know what the impact of President Obama’s election will be. We are still early in his second term and that is too early to make conclusions about the overall impact of a…

Here is my assignment. What is it asking? “You will need to provide a new 2,000 word report…

This assignment is asking you to do the following: You will need to assess a company or organization for which you worked in the past. More specifically, what were some of its strengths and…

• HEALTH

Explain the role of quality oversight in health care organizations and elaborate on how…

Since you are interested in non-clinical personnel, I will talk about this from a particular non-clinical perspective: pharmaceuticals. Large pharmaceutical companies make the drugs that the…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

True or False: If the US is growing faster than the rest of the world, then all else constant,…

This statement is true. When the US economy grows faster than the economies of other countries, the gap between imports and exports will grow larger. The trade deficit is the difference between…

• HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.

How do the Signifying Monkey tales present the relationship between the literal and the figurative?

According to Gates, the literal is undercut by the figurative in The Signifying Monkey. The oral tradition defies the logicality of criticisms applied to it that seek figurative of literal meaning…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

True or false: negative real interest rates imply that if you save today, you can purchase a…

This statement is true. Negative real interest rates mean that your money will lose value and you will come to be able to buy less with it. Real interest rates are interest rates that are adjusted…

• MUSIC

How does classical music compare with that of the baroque era? Does this type of music…

While Baroque and Classical music historically refer to two distinct periods of time (the former from around 1600 to 1750; the latter from 1750 to about 1820), and while they represent different…

• HISTORY

How did Japan preseve its identity and culture when the Chinese Empire had such a great impact on…

There are precious few good historical records of Japan in the period under discussion, circa 200 AD. Japan’s is an ancient civilization, going back thousands of years. While the Chinese emperors…

• MACBETH

Why has Macbeth had such a long lasting appeal to theatre audiences?

A timeless drama about success, treachery,blood, ghosts, witches, insomnia, and the phantasmagorical realm, Macbeth has something to appeal to nearly everyone of any time period. Despite the…

• MUSIC

How does Baroque era music compare with music from the Medieval or Renaissance period? Does it…

More than the later Baroque music, Renaissance era music was more limited in terms of orchestration. While musical instruments were being invented and refined, there were, quite simply, fewer…

• MACBETH

Why did Macbeth have such a lasting appeal to theatre audiences?

There are many reasons why Macbeth has such enduring appeal. One might be that it has a remarkable unity of plot. There are no major subplots in the play, which some audiences and readers find…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

What is the meaning of “stunned tribute” in this excerpt from the first chapter of The Great…

After Nick enters the resplendent Buchanan mansion, he walks through a vaulted hallway into a rose-colored room with a massive couch on which two young women dressed in white who are “buoyed up as…

• MACBETH

Is the Macbeths’ ambition or the interference of the witches more responsible for their tragic…

This is perhaps the fundamental question at the heart of Macbeth, and it is one that Shakespeare leaves unresolved. On the one hand, there is no doubt that the witches’ influence helps to lead the…

• DREAMS

Write a theme statement about Hughes’ “Dreams” that also applies to Macbeth.

One of the themes that emerges from Hughes’ poem is the defense of one’s dreams. Hughes reaffirms this themes in a couple of critical moments in the poem. The opening line of “Hold fast to…

• SCIENCE

Power is related to voltage and current by the relation P = V*I = V^2/R. In the circuit, two resistors R1 and R2 are connected in parallel across the voltage source of 10 V. A current of 10 mA…