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# Please explain the way space is organized in Ithaca. What difference does this make to the way…

• THE CRUCIBLE

How is J. Edgar Hoover connected to The Crucible?How is J. Edgar Hoover connected to The Crucible?

The clearest connection I can see between Hoover and this play is the fact that Hoover was involved in seeking out communists during the Red Scare/McCarthy Era in the United States. Since the play…

• THE SCARLET LETTER

What happens to Dimmesdale because of his guilt in The Scarlet Letter

Lots of things happen to him … some more obvious than others. In the long run, his guilt eats away at him until he dies. There is not direct link to this, just as there is no proof that…

• THE INTERLOPERS

What is a description of Georg, the antagonist from “The Interlopers”?

You are right in thinking that Georg Znaeym is the antagonist in this classic Saki story. We know before we are introduced to Georg that he is the implacable enemy of Ulrich von Gradwitz. Georg is…

• THE ODYSSEY

Please explain the way space is organized in Ithaca. What difference does this make to the way…

If I understand your question, you are asking how the actions of the characters in the Odyssey interact with the space or location of Ithaca: how Ithaca fits in to the grand epic. Most of Homer’s…

• MATH

Find an equation of the line that is both normal to the given parabola and also parallel to the…

To determine the equation of the line, we’ll impose the conditions: 1) The equation of the line is perpendicular to the given parabola if and only if the product of the slope of the line and the…

In “The Cask of Amontillado,” to whom is Montresor telling this story?

Poe is the original master of suspense, and this short story, “The Cask of Amontillado,” is evidence of that fact. The narrator talks to an invisible and unknowable audience (us), but there is…

• MATH

complete the following ordered pairs for the equation 2x-5y=17 (1,_) (_,-1) (-4,_)

2x-5y = 17 For the first pair: (1, _) we are given x-value, then we need to determine y-value: ==> 2x – 5y = 17 ==> 2*1 – 5y = 17 ==> 2-5y = 17 ==> 5y = -15 ==> y= -3 ==> the…

• THE CRUCIBLE

Why did Arthur Miller name his play “The Crucible,” “The Crucible”?

I think that we have to go back to the definition of the term, “crucible,” in order to better understand its significance. The word “crucible” refers to an object that withstands heat and does not…

• INTO THE WILD

Compare Transcendentalism of “Into the Wild” with a book or film.

Even though I am not quite sure if you are asking to compare the notion of transcendentalism in the movie “Into the Wild” or the book by John Krakauer, I suggest that you perhaps begin with a…

• MATH

Write the equation of the line with slope m=2/3 and y intercept b=-8

let the equation bel : y- y1 = m(x-x1) Given the slope m = 2/3 ==> y-y1 = (2/3)(x-x1) Let (x1,y1) be any point of the line. We know that the y-intercept = -8 Then the point (0,-8) is on the…

• THOMAS HOBBES

Provide an assessment of the Hobbes’ impact / connection to Western Civilization. 3. Provide an…

Hobbes primary contribution to Western Civilization was to reconfigure how human beings were conceived. Hobbes was able to argue that human nature reflected one of self interest, capable of doing…

• FAHRENHEIT 451

Who does Montag find, or rather, who finds Montag?I believe this may be in Section 3 of the story.

If you are talking about what happens in Section 3, then the answer is that Montag finds (or is found by) a group of men who call themselves “book covers.” They are led by a man named Granger….

• OF MICE AND MEN

How the life of migrants in the 1930s created so many forms of isolation? What are the results of…

The 1930s was during the Great Depression, and is the time frame that Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men is set in. Migrant workers traveled all over the country in those days picking and working in the…

• THE CRUCIBLE

How does the drama in “The Crucible” represent the concept of belonging?

In the end, the idea of belonging lies at the very essence of the play. The drama unfolds in the strict definitions of “us” and “them” oppositions. There is a sense that those who are not part of…

• SCIENCE

What are influenza epidemics and pandemics?Definition of an epidemic versus a…

We’re allowed to address one question per post, so I can get you started in the right direction. An epidemic is an outbreak of a disease in a localized area, usually a city or region. So if flu…

• LAW AND POLITICS

If a defendant is not guilty, how would not having tougher standard of proof affect this person?

If I understand your question correctly, you are asking how an easier standard of proof affects innocent defendants. If so, having an easier standard of proof would tend to make it easier for an…

• THE EGYPT GAME

What tiny figure was April interested in at the professor’s shop in The Egypt Game?

The tiny figure that catches April’s interest the first time she goes into the professor’s shop is, according to the professor, a “pre-Columbian burial figure” which was made in Mexico about two…

• TWILIGHT

what is the moral value that reflected on the main characters of Twilight?I mean the main…

i have not read the book but ive seen the movie version . i believe the moral values that can be found in the story is how bella’s family is tied in spite of the separation of her parents, the…

• HEART OF DARKNESS

What does Kurtz in Heart of Darkness compare the scribble at the end of his paper with?

The report you refer to comes in the middle section of the book. Marlow discovers that the International Society for the Suppression of Savage Customs had entrusted him with the making of a report,…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

In what ways is the health problem affected by the family?

When you say “the health problem” I assume that you are talking about the fact that so many people today are unhealthy (especially, if we are talking about the US, obese). If so, I would say that…

• MATH

Of five items, two are defective. Find the distribution of N, the number of draws to find the…

Given is the probability of dective item = 2/5 = 0.4 = p say So the probability of not getting the deffective item in a draw = 1-2/5 = 0.6 = q = (1-p) say . Also 0 < p , q < 1 The…

• MY ANTONIA

Describe Antonia at the end of the book. how has she change, and in what way does she stay the…

When the reader first meets Antonia, she is a young girl. She is full of hope and plans for the future. She wants to learn English, she wants to go to school. After her father dies, however, she…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

Regarding Chapter 3, in what way are Nick and Gatsby similar at this point? Why are they…

One way in which Nick and Gatsby are alike in chapter 3 is that neither one is careless. Jordan says to Nick, toward the end of the chapter, “I hate careless people. That’s why I like you.”…

• ARABY

What is the flashback and foreshadowing of the short story “The Araby”?I need a brief answer in…

Holy cow: 3 sentences! This story is worth much more because of its intensity of emotion and its final disappointment. However: I think the flashback occurs when the narrator returns to the room…

• A RED, RED ROSE

Does the word “luve” mean “love”?

The short answer: Yes. Standardized spelling is something very new to the English language, as strange as that may seem to us. Go back just two hundred years or so and you’ll see people spelling…

• LITERATURE

What are objects you could put on a poster to represnet someone or something that happened in…

There are many different objects one could use to represent something significant in Jodi Picoult’s novel Nineteen Minutes. – A pistol to represent the murders. – A picture of a high school to…

• REFERENCE

What are some currents events for Iraq?I need at least 3 currents evemts Please & thank you

1) America declared an end to US combat operations in Iraq (although US troops are still fighting in places and isolated operations), and that our forces were in the process of being drawn down to…

• MATH

Help solving? What are the possible values of x and y? Line AB is perpendicular to Line CD….

Since AB is perpendicular to AC Then the product of the slopes = -1 Let m1 be the slope for AB: ==> m1= (-2-3)/(4-1) = -5/3 Let m2 be the slope for CD ==> m1*m2 = -1 ==> -5/3 *m2 = -1 ==:…

• CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

In “Civil Disobedience,” why does Thoreau think that a small handful of individuals can get away…

At the start of this essay, Thoreau argues that the war with Mexico proves that the government of the US can be perverted by a relatively few people. To me, he is saying that the war is made…

• MATH

Two cars are driving at the same speed. What is true about the lines that represent the distance…

Since both cars are driving at the same speed, then they should pass the same distance at a given time. Regardless the direction of the cars, the lines that represents the distances are equal. Let…

• CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

In Civil Disobedience, How does Thoreau suggest people can contribute to improving the…

It’s strange, but I think that Thoreau is probably more of the logic that suggests individuals have more of a moral clarity than government does. Thoreau holds little hope for the institution of…

• MATH

How would I find and interpret the slope of this? (Math Problem)The Rio Grande has an elevation…

Let the elevation represent the y-axis, Then we have the point (0, 1150) is on one end of the river. Let the length of the river represent the x -axis ==> the point (2400, 0) in on the other…

• THE SNIPER

In the end, was his solution the best choice?Question on Resolution

I assume, from your last question, that you are talking about the way in which the sniper tricked his enemy. If so, I think that it probably was his best choice. The reason for this is that the…

• THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

What is the climax and the falling action of “The Most Dangerous Game”?

The climax of Richard Connell’s short story, “The Most Dangerous Game,” comes when Rainsford escapes by diving from the rocks into the sea and later emerging to surprise General Zaroff in his…

• THE SNIPER

How does the sniper specifically solve the threat to his life?Question on Resolution

Specifically, the sniper in this story solves the threat to his life through trickery. The main threat to his life (after he has killed the man in the turret) is from the enemy sniper. He tricks…

• THE SNIPER

At what specific point do you think that the resolution or “solving” of the conflict…

In “The Sniper,” like the famous short story, “The Most Dangerous Game,” the climax of the story occurs at the very end. The difference between the two is that there is a small amount of resolution…

• THE HOBBIT

In The Hobbit, after the eagles rescue Bilbo and the dwarves who takes care of their needs?This…

After the Eagles rescue Thorin’s company, they bring them to the Lord of the Eagles on the Great Shelf, which was a wide shelf of rock high up on the mountain-side; the only way to access the Great…

• HAMLET

What is the comparison/contrast between the text version and the video version of Hamlet in Act…

This would depend greatly on which film version you are viewing. The actual text of the play opens with just the guards on duty at the castle and Hortatio joining them to discuss the recent…

• HISTORY

What are some examples in real life of nobility suffering? Explain fully.What are some examples…

King Henry the VIII of England’s first wife, Queen Catherine, had a rough life! She was a true princess, daughter of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain. She was first married to Henry’s…

• THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW

What are some symbols for bryonI need it

Taryn1 said “What are some symbols for bryon I need it” The truth is, a lot of things connect to Bryon. Here are some stuff you can use. a broken heart(he and cathy break up, and he was a…

• THE LOTTERY

What details foreshadow the end of “The Lottery”?

To me there are a few details that stand out as elements of foreshadowing after I have read the entirety of the story. First, the stones that the children were playing with in the beginning seemed…

• FAHRENHEIT 451

Since the government is opposed to readers, thinkers, walkers, and slow drivers, why does it…

In my opinion, there are two possible reasons. First, the government probably does not think these guys are any kind of a threat to them. I mean, so what if there are some people out walking…

• THE SCARLET IBIS

How is the theme of “The Scarlet Ibis” related to the characterization of Doodle?

“The Scarlet Ibis” contains many themes. Let’s say a good theme to consider in relating it to Doodle is obstacles. Throughout the story, the character of Doodle wows his audience at home as he…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Missouri paint contractor hired by homeowner to repaint his house and will not pay bill does…

Mechanics lien laws are statutory and tend to be strictly construed. I think you need to consult a lawyer or at least your local trade association to see what the requirements in Missouri are to…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Does the United States now follow a moral idealist or a political realist approach in…

In my opinion, the United States has not been pursuing a realist approach for quite some time. We have been purusing more of an idealist approach at least since the time of 9/11. Although Pres….

• GREAT EXPECTATIONS

In Chapter 58 of Great Expectations, what does Pumblechook publicly instruct Pip to tell Joe?

In Chapter 58, Pumblechook is trying to take credit for Pip’s previous good fortune — for the fact that Pip got to go off and be educated. Because of this, he tells Pip to tell Joe that he (Pip)…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

In the play Romeo and Juliet what are quotes that show love is hell, and why?

Romeo refers to love early on because he thinks he is in love with Rosaline. He offers these words that portray love with allusion through images of smoke and fire: Love is a smoke raised with the…