Name three military technologies that changed how World War I was fought.

# Name three military technologies that changed how World War I was fought.

• REFERENCE

What are the aims of Emerson’s essay “Self-Reliance”?

In order to identify Emerson’s main points, it’s important to understand the historical context. In the 1800’s, the idea of belonging to a young nation was an “identity” associated with a sense of…

• THE LOTTERY

Who are the major characters in “The Lottery?”

Shirley Jackson’s story “The Lottery” is included in Points of View: An Anthology of Short Stories, edited by James Moffett and Kenneth R.McElheny. In that excellent book “The Lottery” is…

• ARTS

the man in dock had bloodshot eyes. what trait in a man’s character does this usually indicate ?

Bloodshot eyes in art and literature are sometimes an artist’s subtle way of relaying information about a character and their habits. Bloodshot eyes can indicate that a character has not slept…

• MATH

a room is 9 m long. 8m wide and 4m high. find the cost of plastering its wall and ceiling at the…

Hello! Each wall and the ceiling has rectangular shape. The area of a rectangle is its width multiplied by its length. There are two walls with the dimensions 9 m and 4 m, two walls 8 m by 4 m and…

• RICHARD CORY

Write the summary in simple form about “Richard Cory.”

When Edward Arlington Robinson wrote his poem “Richard Cory” in the 1890s, the United States had been in an economic depression. Most people were poor. The main character of the poem, Cory, is…

• SCIENCE

An MTV was 0.083 meters long, had a mass of 0.0292 kilograms, and it crossed a distance of 24.625…

Speed of an object is given as the ratio of distance traveled to time taken. That is, Speed = distance/time Here, the mousetrap vehicle or MTV covered a distance of 24.625 meters in a time duration…

• EVELINE

In James Joyce’s “Eveline,” what does Eveline’s father think about Frank?

In James Joyce’s story “Eveline,” Eveline’s father forbids her from having anything to do with Frank because, as he says, “I know these sailor chaps.” There are two ways in which this can be…

• THE TELL-TALE HEART

What is one inference cited in Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart”?

Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” is a story about a madman who kills an older gentleman. The relationship between the two men is unknown because the narrator does not describe it explicitly….

• SCIENCE

Describe the development of the modern periodic table.

Lavoisier, Newlands, Mendeleev, and Moseley are contributors of today’s modern periodic table. Brief explanations on each of the scientists’ contributions are provided below: Lavoisier wrote…

• SCIENCE

Identify five process that use either exoosmosis or endoosmosis.

Osmosis is simply the movement of water from regions of low solute concentration through a semi-permeable membrane to regions of high solute concentration. The prefixes endo- and exo- mean ‘in’ and…

• THE HOBBIT

What are some symbolic objects for Thorin?

There are a few things that could be considered symbolic for Thorin: an oak branch, a map and key, and the Arkenstone. The oak branch is a bit obvious, as it is the source of his epithet…

• LITERATURE

When was William Shakespeare born?

Unfortunately, we do not know the precise date of William Shakespeare’s birth. In Early Modern England, record keeping was not as rigorous as it is today. What’s more, Shakespeare would not have…

• SCIENCE

When liquid evaporates, its molecules…

Evaporation of a substance is defined as the process that occurs when a liquid becomes a gas. The molecules of a substance must gain kinetic energy in order to evaporate. Kinetic energy is the…

• HISTORY

Martin Luther, a scholar and monk, was disenchanted with the Catholic Church. He was frustrated with how the church was corrupt and cared only about making money. He did not feel the church was…

• OF MICE AND MEN

After Lennie dies how does that change how George plans to use his money?

The text does not give us anything concrete. Therefore, we are left to make an educated guess. In light of this, I would argue that George will not pursue the purchase of the land. First, I am…

• THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE

Compare the conflicted minds of Dr. Jekyll and Macbeth, using context and identifying language…

Based on your question, it is not clear if you are writing an entire essay and this is just one idea for one paragraph, or if you only need to write one paragraph. Either way, here is one way in…

• HISTORY

What advancements and achievements did sumerian’s make?

The Sumerians had many achievements that are still important to society today. They created the world’s first writing system, known as cuneiform, and wrote the symbols on clay tablets. As you can…

• THE BRONZE BOW

Why are the characters Joel and Malthace important to the story?

Joel and Malthace act as foils to Daniel, and they each play an important role in the plot. First, the actions and words of Joel and Malthace present a contrast to Daniel’s actions and words,…

• THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

To what extent is Ernest Hemingway’s novel “The Old Man and the Sea” a conflict between man…

One could easily argue that the novel is about man against himself because Santiago faces great internal conflict. He is an old, weak, and not a very strong man (at least by the looks of him!). He…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

What are the psychological, social, and religious allegories found in the novel Lord of the Flies?

The Lord of Flies can be viewed as a psychological allegory that portrays mankind’s struggle between the superego and id. According to Freud, the superego’s function is to control the id’s…

• TROUBLE

What was the ship that was burned down in Chapter 11 of Gary D. Schmidt’s novel Trouble, and why…

In Chapter 11, the nature of the ship and why it was burned remain a mystery. One might assume it was a merchant ship, but far too much weaponry was found on the ship for it to have been a merchant…

• WHIRLIGIG

Which birds are identified by name in Whirligig by Fleischman?

Birds are a recurring image throughout Paul Fleischman’s novel Whirligig. The identification of birds is a personal goal Brent sets for himself. He laments that he does not know the names of birds,…

• HOW TO WRITE A BOOK REVIEW

How do I explain the story without giving too much away? What do I avoid? I am new at writing…

The advantage of Goodreads is that how you review is largely up to you. Goodreads will only delete a review in very specific circumstances. According to their review guidelines they will only…

• NIGHT

In Night by Elie Wiesel, describe the ghetto evacuation and journey to Auschwitz.

In Night by Elie Wiesel, when the Jews were expelled from Sighet, they were first marched to the main synagogue. This happened on a Saturday, the Jewish Sabbath. At the synagogue, they found the…

• MACBETH

How does the prophecy of the three witches affect the actions of Macbeth?

In The Tragedy of Macbeth, the three witches offer Macbeth premonitions on two occasions that cause Macbeth to tempt fate and act rashly in order to ensure that the prophecies come true. When…

• LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER

What do you think Patrick told Mary? Why do you think this?Use evidence to support your opinion.

It is quite likely Patrick told Mary that he was leaving her. However, we do not initially expect such an uncharacteristic development, as the author begins the story innocently enough. The first…

• HISTORY

What problems with the original document motivated the adoption of the Bill of Rights?

When the United States Constitution was adopted in 1788 it was quickly criticized by people from different states as lacking encoded protections for individuals. The Constitution was a well-thought…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are examples of the education motif, both formal and informal, in Harper Lee’s To Kill a…

The recurring motif of education certainly runs all throughout Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. Members of Maycomb society are educated both formally and informally. Though, often, those who…

• HISTORY

Why did European countries engage in imperialism?

European countries engaged in imperialism for a number of reasons. For one, they sought new secure, captive markets for manufactured goods. This would be profitable and guard against the danger of…

• HISTORY

What happened when Native Americans did not want to move?

The answer to this depends on the situation. Sometimes Native peoples were powerful enough that they could dictate whether whites were allowed to move into their territory. This was true, for…

• THROUGH THE TUNNEL

What details develop the characters in the short story through the tunnel

The development of character through the methods of describing the thoughts and feelings of the character, the words of the character, the perception of a character by another, and other devices…

• A CHRISTMAS CAROL

In A Christmas Carol, what does Christmas Yet to Come teach Scrooge?

In A Christmas Carol, the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come teaches Scrooge that his money is not “worth” anything in the end, unless he has used it to help others. In Stave Four, we see the Ghost…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, what might Scout’s knowledge imply about the behaviors of the townspeople?

Throughout the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, we are able to see Scout grow and mature as a character through the lessons Atticus teaches her and the events she experiences. Even though Scout is a…

• SCIENCE

What things can burn to cause a chemical change?

A chemical change takes place when the reactant or substance in question undergoes chemical changes, that is, changes in its composition. If there are no changes in the chemical composition, the…

• THANK YOU, M’AM

What do the blue suede shoes symbolize to Roger? Why are they so important?

In the story “Thank You, Ma’am” by Langston Hughes, the boy named Roger has tried to snatch the pocketbook of Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones. The excuse he gives her for wanting to steal the…

• ALAIN DE BOTTON

I need to write a paper based on the style and structure of Alain de Botton, on the wedding of…

I think people want to get married to end their emotional uncertainty. In a way, they want to end powerful feelings, or certainly the negative ones. (Alain de Botton). The quote above perfectly…

• THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER

In the story The Devil and Tom Walker, what does the house show about Tom and his wife’s morals?

In the story, Tom Walker’s residence undergoes a rapid transformation after his success as an usurer. Let’s first analyze the look of his house prior to this change. They lived in a forlorn…

• HEALTH

What is an effective strategy for making good healthcare decisions?

Whether making a healthcare decision or other important life decision, there are several proven strategies to assist you in the process. Your first task should be to consider your biases….

• THE SIGN OF THE BEAVER

What was the first time that Matt got to see the Indian village?

Matt sees the Indian village for the first time after he and Attean manage to kill a bear together. He is invited for a feast of the bear meat at Attean’s village. The invitation might not have…

• OF MICE AND MEN

In Of Mice and Men, how is Curley lonely?

Curley can be seen as lonely because he is unable to emotionally connect with anyone on the ranch. Curley brings much of his isolation on himself. He is threatened by “big guys” and demonstrates…

• THE GIVER

Why does Jonas escape his community?

After becoming his community’s Receiver of Memories, Jonas has a very difficult time feeling like a part of his community or his family. While he is experiencing the pain of knowing all the sorrow,…

• THE LONE RANGER AND TONTO FISTFIGHT IN HEAVEN

How does the narrator feel about being Native American in “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in…

As a Native American, the narrator in “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven” suffers from a sense of alienation in an America where “he didn’t fit the profile.” This sense of…

• SCIENCE

What type of phase of matter is fire?

A fire does not exist as a phase of matter. Fire is a visible chemical reaction of gases and sometimes plasmas. The reason that fires look like they are matter is that we see a large amount of…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

What value does Foucault give to dreams and the unconscious?

In “The History of Sexuality” Foucault critiques Freudian views of the unconscious, attempting to remove the central focus of the study of the unconscious away from sexuality as its core. Foucault…

• SCIENCE

This is a double replacement reaction. During the reaction AgAg will pair with ClCl and AlAl will pair with NO−3NO3- . AgNO3→Ag++NO−13AgNO3→Ag++NO3-1 AlCl3→Al3++3Cl−AlCl3→Al3++3Cl-…

• SCIENCE

Molar mass is the mass of one mole of a compound. One mole is 6.02×10^23 molecules of that compound. The formula for magnesium oxide is MgO. This means every molecule of magnesium oxide contains…

• THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND

Who came calling on Kit?

Kit is the hot item in town. She’s new to the Puritan community, and she is coming from the exotic location of Barbados. In addition to that, she doesn’t have a wardrobe full of the “drab”…

• BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA

In Bridge To Terabithia (Chapter 7), what did Judy read to Leslie and Jess Aarons while they were…

In Bridge to Terabithia, Judy reads mostly poetry, some of which is in Italian, to Jess and Leslie as they work. In Chapter 7, Leslie is helping her father, Mr. Burke, renovate their new home….

• RULES OF THE GAME

What is the significance of the title in the book/excerpt “Rules of the Game” by Amy Tan?

This is a great question. Paying attention to the title is a mark of a mature reader. In this case, the title, “Rules of the Game,” can be taken in many ways. For example, Waverly’s mother has to…