PARADISE LOST

PARADISE LOST

  • HISTORY

Why was the federal government slow and ineffective in its response to the AIDS epidemic?

I would argue that the federal response to this epidemic was slow because of the ways in which the disease spreads and the populations that tend to contract it. AIDS, especially at first, was a…

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  • THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

Chapter 1 Tones and Rhetorical Devices*What is the tone of chapter one are there any shifts in…

The first chaper opens with a series of questions about an “Ancient English Cathedral” that immediately strike a Gothic mood. There is darkness everywhere in this book, so Dickens establishes the…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

What argument is Twain making in chapter 26 by having Huck steal the money?

Chapter 26 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn represents another demonstration by Mark Twain of the innate kindness and consideration that shaped Huck’s actions, in contrast with the attitudes…

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  • HISTORY

What are some of Marquis de Lafayette’s failures?

One of the greatest heroes of the American Revolution, Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (1757-1834) had his fair share of personal failures–primarily after his…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

How does John Proctor exemplify Miller’s theory of a common tragic hero?

Miller’s basic idea is that the concept of tragedy is best revealed when it is focused on regular people, living daily existence that is not different from anything else. This “democratized”…

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  • HISTORY

How did the Constitution benefit America?

The Constitution benefited the US in two major ways. First, it gave the country a stronger central government. This was very important for a variety of reasons. It caused the country to become…

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  • MOBY DICK

What would you say is Ishmael’s main conflict in Moby Dick?

This is a really interesting question to consider, and I would be tempted to answer it by thinking about the way in which Ishmael as a character represents something of a contradiction in the novel…

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  • HISTORY

What did the First and Second Industrial Revolutions have in common?

The similarity between the two Industrial Revolutions is that they both involved an increase in the degree to which machines were being used to do tasks that had once been done in other ways. Yes,…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

affirmative action in the USIn your opinion, is affirmative action necessary to achieve racial…

I believe it is impossible to achieve racial equality in anything other than the legal sense of the term. Racial equality is an ideal, and while we have certainly come closer to that ideal in the…

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  • HISTORY

What were the three goals of the Spanish colonization in the Americas?

The three reasons the Spanish had for colonizing are usually listed as “gold, god, and glory.” “Gold” meant that one of the goals of Spanish colonization was to find gold or to otherwise get…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

argument in favor and opposedWhat are the arguments in favor and opposed to race-sensitive…

In favor is that they are necessary to make up for past discrimination and to create a student body that is diverse. The second one is the one that is more used today. The argument is that…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

affirmative action’s definitionIn your own words, what is affirmative action?

I guess my definition of Affirmative Action would be something along these lines: the granting of limited preferences in admissions, contracts and hiring to those groups of Americans who have been…

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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Mr.Scrooge is often called a miser. What evidence is there that scrooge is a miser?

At the beginning of A Christmas Carol in Prose, abundant evidence is provided to support the conclusion that Ebenezer Scrooge is a miser who doesn’t want to spend any more money than is absolutely…

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  • WHEN YOU REACH ME

When was Rebecca Stead’s When You Reach Me first published?

Rebecca Stead’s Newberry Award-winning sci-fi/mystery teen novel, When You Reach Me, was first published in July 2009. The novel was awarded the 2010 Newberry Medal, and it was also named Best…

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  • THE HUNGER GAMES

In The Hunger Games how does Katniss develop from the beginning to the end of the book?

Specifically in the novel The Hunger Games, and not including the other two books in the series, Katniss Everdeen’s character changes through the influence of her experiences in the Capitol and in…

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  • MACBETH

Is the quote from Act 1, Scene 3 “time and the hour runs through the roughest day” a metaphor or…

I do not think that this is either a metaphor or a simile. The words “time,” “the hour,” and “the roughest day,” are not being used to refer to anything else. Both similes and metaphors use a…

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  • RAYMOND’S RUN

What is the climax in “Raymond’s Run”?

The climax occurs when Hazel is announced the winner.

  • ROMEO AND JULIET

How long had Romeo and Juliet know each other before they were married?

The short answer is that they’d known each other for less than 24 hours when they were married. They meet at the party late at night and are married the following afternoon by Friar Laurence. The…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

What would be another name for “The Great Gatsby”, and why?i need an argument why this new title…

I think an apt title may be, “You can’t go back”, and this is why. Gatsby spends the majority of the novel chasing a dream from his youth (being good enough to have Daisy as his lover/wife). He…

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  • BUSINESS

Current Economics – budget deficit, austerity, stimulus package, ObamaCongress is currently…

I’d resign… the government can’t do all that much to fix the economy and I’d be overwhelmed. If I had to stay on the job, I’d work on trying to promote innovation in our economy. I would…

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  • HISTORY

What is/are the primary cause(s) of WWI?I’ve just read the historical WWI novel, “All Quiet on…

Although the main cause of World War I was the secret system of alliances that was activated by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, how the system of alliances was set into place is very…

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  • MATH

What is the formula for the nth term in the sequence 1,4,10,19,31.. Lets say I want to proof for…

Given the sequence: 1, 4, 10,19, 31, … We need to find the nth formula. Let us determine the difference between each consecutive terms. (4-1)= 3 (10-4)= 6 (19-10)= 9 31-19= 12 … We notice that…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

What are the mass hystera that occurred in the context of the Salem Witch Trial?I want this to…

During the Salem Witch Trials, a group of young girls accused numerous townspeople of witchcraft. One way to prove one’s own innocence was to implicate others. Some people were probably genuinely…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

In The Odyssey, how do the suitors become aware that Telemachus has left Ithaca and may be…

Traditionally, the gods have stood by Odysseus, so they may continue to provide the same service for his son Telemachus. Neomon actually lent a ship to Telemachus. Readers learn this in these words…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

What are the different methods that Helen and Menelaus have for recognizing Telemachus for who he…

During a feast at Menelaus’ table, the conversation turns to the hero Odysseus who is lost at sea. Many are participating in the discussion around the table, but Telemachus instantly cries at the…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Most birth control measures are designed for and marketed to women. Why do you think this is the…

First of all, I would point out that condoms are not designed for or marketed to women. Male condoms are the third most commonly used type of birth control and vasectomies are the fourth. So I…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

Why is Telemachus reluctant to speak with Nestor, who helps him?

When we approach book three, Telemachus makes a journey with the goddess, Athena, who is disguised as Odysseus’ old friend Mentor. When they finally reach Pylos, Mentor urges Telemachus to speak…

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  • MATH

Determine one positive and one negative coterminal angle for -200.Trigonometric functions

To find coterminal angles measured in degrees, you need only add or subtract multiples of 360. Thus a positive coterminal angle for −200∘-200∘is (−200+360)∘=160∘(-200+360)∘=160∘ And a negative…

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  • BRAVE NEW WORLD

How is this novel an example of a dystopia?

Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley is a dystopia, because it is a novel about a society where the leaders believe they have created a perfect world (a utopia). This particular “utopia” is such…

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  • A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS

What does Mariam learn about victimhood?

In Khaled Hosseini’s book, A Thousand Splendid Suns, Mariam learns about being a victim very early. She waited while living with her mother and looked forward to the day when she would live with…

  • ALL SUMMER IN A DAY

What is the theme of “All Summer in a Day” by Ray Bradbury?

The theme for “All Summer in a Day” is bullying and jealousy. Kids, and people alike, can be so mean when they are confronted with someone different than their current understanding or when they…

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  • LITERATURE

What makes Montresor a biased narrator when considering solely his thoughts and actions?I’ve been…

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  • HISTORY

describe the positive and negative effects of the columbian exchange

The overwhelming positive effect of the Colombian Exchange is/was the beneficial plants and animals which were introduced both to the Americas and to Europe. Cattle, pigs, sheep, chickens and…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are some symbols that explain features of Jeremy Finch from To Kill A Mockingbird. Please…

Many objects in the story represent Jem. The watch Atticus lets Jem carry demonstrates responsibility. It is expensive and it is only carried once in a while. A watch is also a symbol of…

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  • PARADISE LOST

In Book 8 of Paradise Lost, contrast Adam’s reaction to his own creation with the attitude that…

The lines you have indicated present Adam as possessing a child-like innocence, joy and pleasure that is completely absent from Satan and the way that he is so envious and bitterly jealous of the…

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  • ECONOMICS

The minimum efficient scale of a plant is one that? a)avoids diminishing returns b)minimizes long…

By definition, the answer to this question is B. A plant is at its minimum efficient scale if it produces the quantity of output that gives it the lowest possible long run average costs. Answer C…

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  • PARADISE LOST

In Paradise Lost, why is Adam’s high praise of Eve from lines 546-59 in Book Eight inappropriate?

There is something particularly ironic about the words Adam uses in praise of Eve, as he has just talked about her many deficiencies. Clearly, the way that he is overwhelmed with love for her…

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  • PARADISE LOST

In Book 8 of Paradise Lost, what is God “teasing” Adam into realizing about himself and his…

The conversation that God has with Adam in these lines certainly helps Adam to realise the way in which he is a limited individual compared with God and His might and power. Consider what Adam says…

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  • WALDEN

What words of wisdom does Walden offer regarding owning property or land?Walden by Henry David…

In “Economy” Part II, Henry David Thoreau writes, Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed in them. Thoreau states that the farmer who gets his house…

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  • PARADISE LOST

In Paradise Lost, why is it important that unfallen Adam has such capacity for aptly naming God’s…

What is interesting about Adam’s naming of God’s creation and of all the creatures that come before him, two by two, is that, in spite of the apprehension Adam feels in facing such a massive task,…

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  • HOW IT FEELS TO BE COLORED ME

how it feels to be a colored me paragraph 1what is hurstons reason for saying she’s “the only…

This is a joke by Hurston (an immensely funny writer) about the tendency of many people in America, including many African Americans, to claim that they have Native American ancestors. Apparently…

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  • HISTORY

I need a cultural overview of urban life in the 1920’s regarding Prohibition.

I think that a full overview of the culture of the time period will have to continue beyond here. This can only start a reflection of such a time. I think that the primary element of the 1920s…

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  • HISTORY

in your opinion did the aboriginal groups or the french benefit most from contact with one…

It’s hard to figure out who benefitted more from First Contact between the French and Native American tribes such as the Huron and Abenaki. The French benefitted in the sense that they found a…

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  • ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON

Who is Alfred Lord Tennyson and what literary work has he contributed? Overview of the author’s…

Alfred Lord Tennyson (born Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, 1809-1892) is one of England’s greatest poets and is second only to William Shakespeare as the most quoted of all writers (according…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

What is the economic significance of the election of Obama to the Presidency?

I think that there are going to be different points of view on this particular question. I would say that one of the most significant elements of President Obama’s economic policy is wrestling…

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  • GUSTAVE FLAUBERT

Discuss the literary contributions of Flaubert.

I think that one of the most important contributions of Flaubert would be the emphasis on Realism and the construction of reality through art in a manner that was consistent with it. For example,…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

how are the duke and the king punished?

After Huck and Tom are reunited in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, they sneak out of the Phelps’ house and head for town to find out what happens to the duke and the king on the third night of…

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  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

What is the significance of Bottom’s transformation in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream?

Bottom’s transformation helps to further portray Shakespeare’s central theme that human beings are fools.The reason behind Puck’s choice to transform Bottom’s head into a donkey’s head is to point…

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  • LITERATURE

what type of risk taking things does Tom Benecke do?This is from the short story Contents of a…

In the short story, Tom is conflicted with his desire to advance in his profession and at the same time spend time with his wife. Should these activities dominate his life, he is taking a risk at…

  • LORD OF THE FLIES

what does myopia figuratively mean?

Well, first let’s talk about what myopic means literally. Myopia is a scientific term that means near-sighted. A person with myopia can clearly see things close to them, but has a hard time seeing…

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