The earliest American writings come from which three groups?

The earliest American writings come from which three groups?

  • THE KITE RUNNER

Compare and contrast the relationships of Soraya and Amir and their fathers in The Kite Runner….

Both of the two fathers in The Kite Runner were high-powered, important men in Afghanistan: Baba was a rich, important businessman, while General Taheri was an important military leader. They both…

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  • LITERATURE

The earliest American writings come from which three groups?

I am not sure what exactly you mean by “groups” but I can offer the following suggestions: 1. One group of early American writers where the actual pilgrims who arrived on the Mayflower from…

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  • TO HIS COY MISTRESS

Tell me exactly what is being compared to what in a specific use of simile in “To His Coy…

Here is the simile from this poem that I would pick. In this line, the poet says Now therefore, while the youthful hueSits on thy skin like morning dew As you can see, the color of the…

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  • TO HIS COY MISTRESS

Can someone point out one specific use of understatement in “To His Coy Mistress” and explain…

Andrew Marvell’s “To His Coy Mistress” is generally a poem of hyperbole, exaggeration used for effect. The speaker reminds his love that they do not have all the time in the world; but if they…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does individual conscience conflict with public values in To Kill A Mockingbird?I need three…

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, there are characters who clearly “march to the beat of a different drummer.” Three such characters are Miss Maudie, Raymond Dolphus, and, of course, Atticus…

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  • PHYSICS

A(n) 14 g bullet is fired into a(n) 121 g block of wood at rest on a horizontal surface…

The kinetic energy og the bullet dragged the the block along with the bullet for a distance of 8.3meter. The work done here could be estimated by the frictional force F for a distance of 8.3…

  • ALMOST, MAINE

Almost, Maine Beats Out ShakespeareAccording to a recent article in The Washington Post, John…

Wow. Shakespeare–the real stuff, not some parodies or reworkings or other mutations–is, indeed more difficult to sell on the high school stage than it used to be. I’ve only ever produced The…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

Captain Beatty is a well read man right? Why hasn’t he been punished?

I believe that the reason that Beatty is not punished is because he has a plausible reason for being well-read. We are told that some of the higher-up firemen need to have read books. Beatty even…

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  • HILLS LIKE WHITE ELEPHANTS

In “Hills Like White Elephants,” which of the two characters is more “reasonable”?

This is an excellent question. What is remarkable about this great short story is the way that so much is reported through the characters’ dialogue alone – there is very little authorial…

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  • MATH

lim (x->3) square root of ((8x^3-9)/(4x^2-9))Limit as x approaches 3 / 2 of the square root of…

lim (8x^3 – 27)/(4x^2 – 9) x –> 3/2 First let us substitute: lim = (8*27/8 – 27)/(4*9/4 – 9) = 0/0 The method failed because 3/2 is a root for both numerator and denominator. Let us facto:…

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  • MATH

Determine the number of permutations in the word Honorificabilitudinitatibus

Honorificabilitudinitatibus The word has 27 alphabets. Of which the alphabetwise frequency (repetitions) are as below” h = 1 o = 2 n = 2 r = 1 i = 7 f = 1 c = 1 a = 2 b = 2 l = 1 t = 2 u = 2 d =…

  • HISTORY

New England and the Chesapeake region were both settled by the English, yet by 1700 the region…

The motivations, religion and economies of the two regions were different from the very beginning. The Chesapeake colonies were Royal colonies and Single Proprietorship Maryland, all cash crop…

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  • HAMLET

how does hamlet’s first soliloquy reveal character traits and aspects of another character ?

Hamlet’s first soliloquy discusses his frustration that his mother has married his uncle, only a short time after his father’s death. This reveals character traits and aspects of Claudius. Hamlet…

  • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Identify and explain dramatic conventions used to construct meaning in Much Ado About…

The dramatic conventions of Much Ado About Nothing, would have, when the play was written, conformed to the rules of performance that were common in Elizabethan England. In fact, these dramatic…

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  • HISTORY

What were the Causes and Effects of the Revolution of 1905?

The Revolution of 1905 was the culmination of many years of Russian repression and unrest. Economic conditions in Russia were already poor, and had been since the Emancipation of serfs in 1861 by…

  • A&P

Looking back to the story’s climatic point in which Sammy says, “I quit” what other passages are…

If I had to choose a line that is as intense and course-altering as “I quit” is, I believe I would choose, “You’ll feel this for the rest of your life.” I would also point out the line, “…my…

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  • HISTORY

How did the growth of the nationalism affect the Balkans?

It would be helpful if you could tell us which historical period you are asking about. I am guessing that you are asking about the time soon before WWI. During this time, the growth of…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Help me to write an essay on the topic “Social networking: Marvel or Menace?”

In order to write an essay on this topic, you’ll need to have some points in favor of each view. Then you should decide which of the views you find more persuasive. Once you have decided this,…

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  • RELIGION

What are 3 reasons for how religious education influences your life?

I went to Lutheran schools from Kindergarten until 8th grade and then went into a public high school. After that, I again attended a Lutheran college for my Bachelor’s Degree, and went to a public…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

In the play Romeo and Juliet, what are three quotes that show love is heavenly; explain why each…

Beginning with the Balcony scene, Romeo and Juliet are ecstatic with each other’s love. There are many more than three places to quote; Romeo, especially, is always describing Juliet as heavenly…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

Falkner uses his extraordinary art to describe a world dying of old age, with us gasping and…

I think the first part of your statement is true, that Faulkner does indeed show a world that is desperately trying to hold on to a traditional (and outdated) vision of progress. However, if when…

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  • MISS BRILL

For “Miss Brill,” how can I explain in my essay how Miss Brill is sensitive, lonely, and sad?

I think that you have stumbled upon the essence of the story. It seems to me that one of the most profound elements in Mansfield’s short story is the power of the threshold of revelation, to quote…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

In the book the Odyssey, what are three examples that show that Odysseus is brave?I know that…

Odysseus is brave by going into Cyclops cave. He is brave when going into the land of the dead. He is also very brave to take the Scylla’s route and try to fight her even though he knew he could…

  • THE CRUCIBLE

In The Crucible, how is Abigail able to control the girls?

One simple word explains how Abigail controls the rest of the girls in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible–fear. The girls are afraid of her, and probably for good reason. Two specific incidents…

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  • REFERENCE

I’ve got to write a paper on illegal immigrants and my teacher wants me to “cite” my paper. I…

As a college sophomore, I assume you’ve written a research-type paper before. If so, you’ve probably learned how to give credit to your sources for the research information you’d gathered. That…

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  • THE LOTTERY

I need help with a thesis statement!?!I am having to write a 7 page research essay on a story in…

Wow. This is an ambitious undertaking, it seems to me, as there is probably little research just on the historical nature of scapegoats. I love the idea, but I would be struggling to come up with…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

In Burning Bright of Fahrenheit 451, how does the Mechanical Hound stall Montag?

This section of the novel comes just after Guy Montag has turned the flamethrower on Beatty and his other firemen, burning them into steaming husks. The narrator comments that it was like “The…

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  • MACBETH

In Macbeth Act 3 Scene 5, is there any imagery, symbolism, theme, or motif?

Just before Hecate exits the scene, she says “And you all know, security is mortals’ chiefest enemy” (III.v.32-33). Here Hecate refers to one of the themes of the play–people’s desire to feel…

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  • RICHARD II

What are the ways in which Shakespeare manipulates our response towards and away from both main…

Pay specific attention to what each character says, and how much they each speak. Richard goes on and on and on and on for lines and lines and says alomst nothing of substance. Henry Bolingbroke…

  • RICHARD II

What exactly happens in the ‘gardener’ scene in Richard II? Do an analysis and appreciation…

The garden is a symbol for England. So take a look at the different things that happen to the garden, and consider how each of these things, and the forces that cause them, could symbolize…

  • MATH

(8x^3-27)/(4x^2-9)

(8x^3- 27)/(4X^2 – 9) To simplify the fraction, We know that: (a^3 – b^3) = (a-b) ( a^2 + ab + b^2) (a^2 – b^2) = (a-b) *(a+b) LET US factor: ==> (2x-3)(4x^2 + 6x + 9) / (2x-3)(2x+3) Now reduce…

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  • POETRY

What does this poem (Grey Glove by Roo Borson) mean? I cant understand it.Grey Glove – Roo…

The best way to approach poetry in order to understand the meaning is to attempt to determine the answers to a few preliminary questions: Who is the speaker? Is it a man or a woman? How old? What…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

In Fahrenheit 451, what could Guy Montag’s jumping into the river and then meeting the people in…

Excellent question that clearly picks up on the symbolism of the river and what it represents to Montag at this stage of the narrative! You might want to consider how the river is described and in…

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  • THE PROLOGUE

In Anne Bradstreet’s “The Prologue” and “The Author to Her Book,” explain how she…

What a coup for women—the first American poet to be published was a woman. Anne Bradstreet served as a woman to be admired. Despite living in man’s world and the severity of the Puritan…

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  • HISTORY

Why did a majority of the American public in the late 1800’s want the federal government’s role…

Because by that time, which was the Gilded Age, the number of poor people vastly outnumbered the wealthy, and those who were wealthy were obscenely so. The government practiced “laissez-faire”…

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  • A SEPARATE PEACE

What is Finny’s theory about the war ?no

In Chapter 8, Finny tells Gene that the “war stuff” is a myth. He states that American is not truly “in a state of war with Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.” He claims, “there isn’t any war.” So,…

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  • HISTORY

Can someone please give me a few of their thoughts on Tutankhamun? Was he murdered? What evidence…

From what I have heard, he died of a sickness, and the “curse” is possibly related to a fungus in the tomb that caused a fatal illness for some of the people who first entered the tomb in modern…

  • MACBETH

Why does the character of Macbeth change throughout the play? (use quotes)anybody in a good mood…

At the beginning of the play, Macbeth is a good and valiant soldier who is happy to serve his king. In Act 1, sc. 2, ll. 17-25, the Captain tells Duncan of Macbeth’s valor in battle. We see…

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  • MY ANTONIA

What is Antonia’s response to the idea of raising her child by herself in My Antonia?

Antonia approaches the prospect of raising her child by herself with an attitude of strength and determination. Mrs. Stevens says about Antonia, “Antonia’s got on fine. She’d loved (the baby) from…

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  • THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

IN THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES what is the significance of the quotation in ch7 at the beginning of…

The quote I believe you are referring to is, “How did bees ever become equated with sex? They do not live a riotous sex life themselves. The hive suggests cloister more than bordello.” It refers to…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In The Crucible Act 4, what idea is Judge Danforth trying to convey when he says, “Who weeps for…

When Danforth says this line, he is essentially showing that he is taking a very hard line against the people who have been accused of witchcraft. He is basically saying that all the people who…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Should bullies be considered criminals or not?

I suppose it depends on how you define “criminals.” I think that people that bully other people should be held accountable, but I also think that countries that use various means to bully other…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

Does the character Emily fit in the gothic tradition and why?

One aspect of Southern Gothic is defined by attention to the macabre, and Emily in “A Rose for Emily” certainly would fulfill this aspect of the literary tradition. The obvious point to prove it…

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  • THE FLOATING OPERA

How does Todd as the protagonist and Todd as the narrator give a dual structure to ]ohn Barth’s…

In Barth’s first published novel, his protagonist, Todd Andrews, is able to avoid suicide in part by his own incompetence; however, his subsequent rationalized rejection of suicide is more…

  • LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER

What is the main idea of “Lamb to the Slaughter?”

In my opinion, the main idea in this story is that people have depths to them that are not always apparent. We never know what a person will be like (or what we will be like) until we are put to…

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  • HAMLET

How does the 1999 film Hamlet by the Royal Shakespeare Company differ from the play Hamlet…

Your question isn’t as simple as it might first appear to be. The main reason for this is that, technically, this is a “filmed” version of Hamlet, but it is performed by a theatre company — The…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

What do George and Lennie have in common?(atleast five characterstics)

George and Lennie actually have very little in common other than their experiences and background. Lennie’s emotional and mental limitations also limit the kind of relationship the two characters…

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  • OTHELLO

How does the relationship between Desdemona and Othello deteriorates. How are both Iago and Emila…

Their relationship deteriorates as Iago drives the idea of an affair between Cassio and Desdemona deeper and deeper into Othello’s brain. The other factor that many folks have pointed to is that…

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  • ELIJAH OF BUXTON

why did Mr. Travis want to teach the class about the family breeding contest?i have a homework…

Mr Travis did not want to teach about “the family breeding contest” which Cooter convinced Elijah was something about “breeding”. Elijah and Cooter thought that was his subject matter. He…

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Discuss the characteristic personality trait of “love” with respect to social workers.

The social work field is very similar to the teaching field in that success often rides on a lot of emotional stamina, a lot of time, and a lot of relationship building, and in the end, there is…

 


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