One county made an arrest for auto theft. Can a warrant be issued for the same charges in a…

One county made an arrest for auto theft. Can a warrant be issued for the same charges in a…

  • LAW AND POLITICS

One county made an arrest for auto theft. Can a warrant be issued for the same charges in a…

On the surface, I would suspect that the situation presented constitutes double jeopardy, which is prohibited by the 5th Amendment to the Constitution. However, your question does not provide…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What current movie or event is like Lord of the Flies?

I think that you can find many examples of films that seem to argue the basic nature of human beings as Golding’s work did. I might offer to reach back a bit and pull from one of Woody Allen’s…

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  • CINEMA

What or who are two outside sources that could defend this quote from the movie “Dead Poets…

Every professor of literature I have ever met would support this quote. To write anything well, you must read much and live deeply. All poetry, song-writing, essay-writing, written response of…

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  • OLIVER TWIST

What’s a good quote from or to Fagin in Oliver Twist that shows how greedy he is?

Here’s a good one: ” ‘When the boy is worth a hundred pounds to me, am I to lose what chance threw me in the way of getting safely, through the whims of a drunken gang that I could whistle away…

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  • HISTORY

The Dred Scott decisionDo you think the sectional conflict resulting from this event was…

Once this decision was handed down, increased sectional conflict was inevitable. Before the decision, there could be compromises made in Congress as to where slavery would and would not be…

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  • MACBETH

How does Macbeth convince the murderers to carry out their task. Connect this to something…

Macbeth first tells the murderers that Banquo is responsible for their recent misfortune, and then he urges them to get revenge on the man “whose heavy hand hath bowed you to the grave.” They…

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  • GIRL POWDERING HER NECK

What is theme of “Girl Powdering Her Neck” by Cathy Song?The light is the insidesheen of an…

To me, this is a poem about what women have traditionally been compelled to do for men — how they have been pushed to make themselves into what men want and how this forces them to submerge their…

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  • HISTORY

What were the grievances of the Declaration of Sentiments at the Senca Falls Convention?

Many of the grievances in Stanton’s document sought to address or redress the condition of women on economic, social, and political grounds. For example, one of the opening grievances sought to…

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  • HISTORY

Why did South Carolina want to secede from the Union?

The South seceded because they did not want the North to be able to tell them what to do. In specific, they did not want the North to be able to do anything that would hurt the institution of…

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  • HISTORY

What is the reason for writing the Seneca Falls Declaration?The Declaration may also be call…

With the emergence of the Age of Reform in American History, there was considerable action taken towards voicing the conditions of those who had been silenced throughout the narrative of the young…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Do you think citizens want to get involved in their own crime-prevention problems?Do you think…

The answer to this depends upon a number of issues, but citizens generally do want to be at least somewhat involved in the prevention of crime in their own neighborhoods. Citizens generally want to…

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  • SCIENCE

What advantage does being diploid have over being haploid in ferns?

The life cycle of a fern alternates between the sporophyte and gametophyte generation. The sporophyte generation is capable of producing haploid spores by the process of meiosis, or reduction…

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  • SCIENCE

algae keep hydrated by absorbing water through their skins. What are 2 things that land plants…

One thing that land plants do to prevent dehydration is to close their leaf openings to the outside air, called stomata. One problem with that is the plant can’t bring in CO2 for photosynthesis….

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is a good quote that really shows how Atticus Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird is a kind and…

I think Atticus Finch is a man of principals and innate kindness. He knows it is his job to make the world a better place and to defend those that cannot defend themselves. Unlike many characters…

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  • OEDIPUS REX

What is the tragic hero’s misinterpretation in Sophocles’ Oedipus the King?

Oedipus’s tragic misinterpretation refers to the moment when, as a young man, he interpreted the prophecy from the oracle at Delphi as referring to whom he considered to be his father, Polybus, and…

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  • OEDIPUS REX

What is tragic hero’s misperception in Oedipus Rex?

Central to the tragedy of Oedipus Rex is the character’s figurative blindness, his failure to perceive correctly his tie of kinship to the murder of Laius in his effort to find and punish the…

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  • HAMLET

If you were to compare Ophelia from Hamlet to an animal in symbolic form, which…

This is tough. I think that I would compare Ophelia to a stray, discarded, and weakened cat or dog. The most overwhelming comparison lies in the uncared for nature of each. The stray animal is…

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  • OLIVER TWIST

What is a good quotation from the book Oliver Twist that really shows who Fagin is as a…

Fagin, the evil character of Charles Dickens’s novel of social protest, Oliver Twist, is the antithesis of someone like Atticus Finch who loves and appreciates the innocence and honesty of…

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  • THE LOVE SONG OF J. ALFRED PRUFROCK

How does the poem reveal that Prufrock is schizophrenic?My teacher says that he oscillates…

First, think of the title of the poem. It is a lovesong. But who is Prufrock telling it to? It seems as though he’s telling it to a friend or to himself. So, the lovesong is not some gift or…

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  • THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET

In The House on Mango Street, what was Esperanza really ashamed of besides the clothes?

I think that is one of the things Esperanza, and anyone else in her situation, is ashamed of. She is afraid of her school friends or her teacher seeing where she lives. She is embarrassed, but…

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  • AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE

What were the comments of Mrs. Farquhar on her husband’s execution in “An Occurrence at Owl Creek…

This story, “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” by Ambrose Bierce, is a commentary on the Civil War. An avid patriot of the South, Payton Farquhar is eager to do whatever he can to further the…

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  • BAREFOOT IN THE PARK

Barefoot in the Park, Corrie Bratter analysis.So i need to do an analysis on the character Corrie…

Corrie (a role originated by Elizabeth Ashley) is a helpless optimist. She is full of hope for the future, has a heathy sense of humor, and thinks her marriage is nearly perfect. She is a childlike…

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  • SCIENCE

Explain the process of transcription. What is it and why is it important?

Transcription is the process by which the D.N.A. instructions, which are in the nucleus, are copied or transcribed by R.N.A. The D.N.A. information remains in the nucleus, however, it can serve as…

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  • ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER

What is the meaning of this quote? How does it relate to Singer?”Literature is the memory of…

Isaac Bashevis Singer, the winner of the 1978 Nobel Prize for literature, wrote his novels and stories in Yiddish, the language of Eastern European Jews. Many of his stories are set in the mileau…

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  • EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY

Would Montessori have agreed with psychologist from the behaviorist school of psychology?

The Montessori method is based mostly on student’s self-directed learning. According to Maria Montessori, she found the true nature of childhood, and she claimed that the natural tendency of…

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  • NIGHT

Explain the prisoners’ attitude toward death in chapter 4 of Night by Elie Wiesel.

At this point in the narrative, the overall attitude towards death is one of resignation. I think that the atrocities both witnessed and experienced have helped to take their tolls on the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, why does Atticus trust Jem and Scout so much?

Atticus trusts Jem and Scout so much not because of who they are, but because of who he is. He trusts them so much because that is his way of making them into adults, his way of raising them to be…

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  • MATH

Is sin 2x sin x – cos x = sqrt 3/4 true for x = 7pi/6?

For the sine function : sin (x + 2pi) = sin x and sin (x + pi)= -sin x and for the cosine function , cos ( x + pi) = -cos x. sin 2x sin x – cos x, for x = 7pi/6 => sin 14pi/6 * sin 7pi/6 – cos…

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  • HISTORY

How did Solon contribute to the Athenian democracy?

Solon has become something of a mythical figure so what exactly he did (as opposed to what people later claimed that he did) is not completely clear. However, scholars tend to agree that he…

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  • A FAREWELL TO ARMS

What does the quotation, “I don’t mean technically Christian. I mean like Our Lord,” mean in A…

This statement is made by Frederic Henry while talking with the young priest. To understand it, Frederic’s words must be considered in the context of their conversation. In Book III, Frederic has…

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  • THE WHITE TIGER

In The White Tiger, what character confronts the demands of two private passions that conflicts…

One might argue that Mr. Ashok must confront private passions that conflict with his responsibilities. Ashok has been educated in the United States, and when he returns to India to work with his…

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  • BRAVE NEW WORLD

Define each caste, the character, his/her job, and designated color in Brave New World.

In the New World of Aldous Huxley’s novel, there is a caste system that originates from artificially contrived births in the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Center. These castes are…

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  • BUSINESS

Why is Perfect Competition good for society?Why is Perfect Competition good for society?

Perfect competition with reference to economics allows for the best allocation of resources to maximize efficiency. In perfect competition all the producers are price takers. No single producer can…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

What is the author’s purpose of Act One in The Crucible?

Miller’s purpose in the first act of his world about Salem is to help bring out the emotional and political dynamic about the setting. In the narrative notes of the First Act, there is discussion…

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  • SAROJINI NAIDU

Would “In the Bazaars of Hyderabad” be possible without the bazaar backdrop?

When Sarojini Naidu wrote once that, “I sing just as birds do,” I think that she might have been indicating the overall tone of the poem. Given this, I think that it is nearly impossible to…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Describe how the Maycomb people act at the courthouse in To Kill a Mockingbird when they arrive…

This occurs during chapter 16. The whole town shows up for the trial as if it is the most important social event of the decade. Scout describes it as this: It was a gala occasion. There was no…

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  • SCIENCE

With what speed does the mass hit the ground at the bottom of the cliff?The following takes place…

All the information about the cannon and its forward speed and recoil speed are extra information, not necessary to solve the problem. It also does not matter what the mass of the rock is, with or…

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  • IN COLD BLOOD

Does Capote attempt to show the effects that prison life has on any of In Cold Blood’s figures?A…

He does, especially in regards to Perry Smith. In Part IV of the book, Capote discusses at length Smith’s desire to sound intelligent to others. When other prisoners threaten Smith’s self-image, he…

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  • LITERATURE

salient features of Elizabethan English What were the salient features of Elizabethan…

I also dont know:-(( and paper is on 2nd july….:-(

  • HAMLET

What is the irony of Hamlet’s concluding remarks in Act 4 Scene 2?

This short scene serves an interlude between Act 3 when Hamlet kills Polonius and talks at length with his mother and Act 4 when Hamlet will be confronted about the death of Polonius and sent off…

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  • WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

Compare Wordsworth’s feelings about Nature as described in these poems.“The World is Too Much…

In each of these poems, like much of his work, Wordsworth’s embrace of nature is critical to the appreciation of his work and the philosophy that drives it. In “The World is Too Much with Us,”…

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  • HAMLET

Explain how the following quotations from Hamlet help develop character. plot of conflict?1. How…

If you look at these from Hamlet’s perspective, all of them serve to develop his character further. As he discusses the nature of man and wonders how it is that we should have this ability to…

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  • MY LAST DUCHESS

Explain why Browning waits until the end of “My Last Duchess” to tell of whom he has been talking?

In the poem, The Last Duchess the story goes that the Duke de Ferrara was planning to take the hand in marriage of whom has been historically linked to be Barbara, sister of the Count of Tyrol. The…

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  • THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

In “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” the Mariner despises the “slimy things” in the water. How…

The Mariner’s first reference to “slimy things” appears in lines 123-126 as he describes the sea creatures within the context of a rotting sea: The very deep did rot: O Christ! That ever this…

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  • COMPUTER/TECHNOLOGY

Many personal computers run on a version of Microsoft Windows. How is this both beneficial and…

I think that the answer to this is going to be dependent on your own personal position on Microsoft as a company and Windows as an operating system. On one hand, I think that a case can be made…

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  • THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM—1963

What are the characteristics of Kenny Watson in The Watsons Go to Birmingham–1963?

This great coming-of-age novel presents us with Kenny Watson, the middle child of the Watson family, who is presented as a sensitive, intelligent boy trying to make sense of the world around him…

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  • MACBETH

Who is tragic hero in Macbeth?

A tragic hero is more tragic if he is noble and corrupted by the outside world or the evil forces. However, if the tragic hero’s actions are more a result of some inner moral or intellectual…

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  • HAMLET

I need a few sentences from Hamlet, about the relationship/importance between King Claudius and…

To Claudius, his relationship with Gertrude is absolutely important given that it is his road to the throne. He woos her with ferocity and manages to get her to marry him within just a few short…

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  • OEDIPUS REX

Describe how the hamartia in Oedipus makes him the tragic hero in Sophocle’ drama.

I think that the question brings out many different issues that need to be distilled in a distinct manner. In examining the definition of “hamartia,” the understanding is that it refers to a…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird why was Scout’s first day at school a terrible disappointment to her?

Scout had been watching her big brother for years. She mentions looking for his jacket bobbing around the playground. In fact, this recess portion of school may have been her entire perception of…

 


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