The role of nature in Conrad’s "The Lagoon"

# The role of nature in Conrad’s "The Lagoon"

• MATH

Simplify ( 2x^2 – 8 )/( x – 2 ) + 13/x( x -2 ) – ( 4x^2 – 16 )/( x + 2 )

In order to calculate the sum or difference of 3 ratios, we have to verify if they have a common denominator. But, before verifying if they have a common denominator, we’ll solve the difference of…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Do you feel that the Muslims’ First Amendment rights are violated if they are not allowed to…

First of all, I think we need to realize that the proposed mosque is not at Ground Zero but rather two blocks away. That said… If the mosque is not permitted because it is a Muslim institution…

• MATH

Evaluate the product (1-1/4)(1-1/9)…(1-1/121).

(1-1/4)=(4-1)/4=3/4=3*1/2^2 (1-1/9)=(9-1)/9=8/9=4*2/3^2 this continues till (1-1/121)=(121-1)/121=120/121=12*10/11^2 Now multiplying the new terms we have got and cancelling the common ones at each…

• THE LAGOON

The role of nature in Conrad’s “The Lagoon”

the author has depicted the lagoon from sunset till sunrise.the lagoon by being surrounded by the sand bank or coral reef remains isolated from the sea represents Arsat’s isolated life from all his…

• MATH

Calculate 1/log2pi + 1/log5pi = ?

To calculate 1/log2pi +1/log5pi. Solution: pi = 3.141592654. log2pi = 0.798179868 1/log2pi = 1.252850441. log5pi = 1.198119877. 1/log5pi = 0.836036604 Therefore 1/log2pi + 1/lo5pi =…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

How are African American families different from Caucasian families?How are African American…

I can think of two ways in which the average African American family is different from the average white family. I put the word “average” in bold because you must not assume that all black…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

Compare the soliloquies of Romeo and Juliet when they are facing death(4.3 and 5.1), explaining…

While both Juliet and Romeo act out of love for the other in their considerations of death, the circumstances and emotions for each differ. For Juliet, in Act IV, Scene 3, contemplates what will…

What are some advantages of committees?

To begin answering this question, you need to think about what defines a committee. According to www.dictionary.com it is “a person or group of persons elected or appointed to perform some service…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is the truth of the stabbing?

Atticus assumes that Jem somehow got hold of Bob Ewell’s knife and used it against him to defend himself and Scout from this attach. Atticus is so confident in this interpretation of events and he…

• MATH

in long division how do you do: 15)31715

15)31 715( 2114 30 —————- 17 15 —————- 21 15 ——————- 65 60 ———————- 5….

Explain the objectives of cost audit.

To begin with, think about the definition of an audit. It is the review of something, usually financial records. In the case of a cost audit the financial records being reviewed relate to the…

• SCIENCE

Metric System.I need some help converting by the metric system!

There are some easy and great online conversion programs/websites that make it simple for you, and allow you to convert from any unit to any metric unit. Here’s one handy link:…

• MATH

Speedy Sue driving at 30 m / s enters a single-lane tunnel. After observed a truck moving slowly…

To stop a 30 m/s Speedy Sue at rerdation of 2/m sec it requires a time of 30/2 = 15seconds. In 15 seconds the SS should move a distance of s = (v^2-u^2)/-2a, where a = -2m/s^2, v = final velocity…

• THE STORM

What is another symbol used in “The Storm,” other than the storm and the colors?

Symbolism occurs in the storm itself, and in the many colors that Chopin uses in her writing. Another strong symbol that can be found in the story is in the bedroom. The bedroom is off of the…

• THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS

Please explain all of the plot elements of There Will Come Soft Rains.

In the exposition, the fully robotic, automated house is going about its daily business. Only, something isn’t right. There seem to be no humans for it to serve. An outside view of the house shows…

• THE LESSON

In the story “The Lesson,” what is Sylvia’s reaction to the lesson that Miss Moore taught the…

In “The Lesson,” Sylvia at first has an oppositional reaction to the lesson that Miss Moore tries to teach the children. Miss Moore does not have a great reputation in the community because many…

• ESSAY LAB

How can I make a speech on “Expression such as Silence equals death and silence equals…

Start by thinking closely about the meaning of the keywords in topic. “Expression such as silence” could refer to someone keeping quiet about something. “Death” presumably refers to literal…

• SCIENCE

What causes a woman to become pregnant in their tubes?

A tubal pregnancy us usually caused by damaged fallopian tubes. Although this is not always the case (as many as 35% of women do not have risk factors) it is the most likely answer. In this…

• BUSHED

What is the thought development of the poem “Bushed” by Earle Birney?

Basically this is a poem of a man who chooses to live a solitary life somewhere, connected to nature and disconnected from other humans. At first, he is full of ambition and strength: At first he…

• SCIENCE

What is poikilocytosis?

Poikilocytosis is a term used to describe the presence of poikilocytes in the blood or an abnormality in the red blood cells. The term is used when more than 10% of red blood cells have an abnormal…

• A CHRISTMAS MEMORY

How does emotion work in the story “A Christmas Memory”?

This excellent short story is rich in sensory detail which creates images, which, in turn, create the mood of the story, or the emotions that the writer wants us to feel. When considering your…

• THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

How is Rainsford and Zaroff (man vs. man) the main conflict of the story in “The Most Dangerous…

I think the real conflict of the story is Rainsford’s conceptualization of how hunting affects the prey. The author’s purpose of this story is to position man as prey and make the audience question…

• MATH

True or False: Eye colors are an example of ordinal data.

This statement is false. Eye color is not an example of ordinal data. Ordinal data are things that are ranked. In other words, when you look at things where there is a first, a second, a third…

• YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN

What does young Goodman Brown mean when he says “Of all nights in the year, this one night I…

Although we do not know the details of why or how, we do learn from the story that for some reason, Young Goodman Brown has agreed to make a trip into the forest on this particular night because on…

• RELIGION

indicate the similarities in relationship god has with creation?what expectations does god have…

What religious view are you seeking? Because, depending on what one’s religious beliefs are, the question might have different answers. I will answer your question from a Christian world view and…

• MATH

Need help finding the limit as h approaches 0 for f(a)= [(-2)] / [(a+1)(a+h+1)]

f(a) = [(-2/(a+1)(a+h+1)] To find the limit of f(a) as h –> 0 We will substitute with h=0: ==> lim f(a) = (-2/(a+1)(a+0+a) = (-2/(a+1)(a+1)] =…

• THE ROCKING-HORSE WINNER

What is the whispering and what does it symbolize?

You only get one question, so I’ll answer the first regarding “The Rocking-Horse Winner.” The whispering is a personification (a coming to life) of the stress and dissatisfaction found in the…

• SCIENCE

What is meant when scientists speak of not finding life “as we know it”?

With astronomers constantly finding more and more extrasolar (outside of our solar system) planets, scientists have been looking once again at the mathematical and scientific likelihood that there…

• SCIENCE

Why do you think air and food are important to staying alive?

Air contains many gases, however, oxygen is necessary to keep aerobic heterotrophic organisms alive. It is needed for the process of cellular respiration. Food contains nutrients such as glucose,…

• THE LOTTERY

Whether the system used in the short story is “fair” by Rawls’s standard or by the…

If we take Rawls’ veil of ignorance, I cannot see how the system put forth in Jackson’s story could be seen as just or fair. If we place the veil of ignorance on any individual, no one would want…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Describe some of the problems which the Government will have to deal with as a result of an aging…

The problem of aging populations are different in the countries you list, but perhaps most pronounced in the United States, where the largest generation in the population is the aging “Baby…

• MATH

-8(4+9x)=7(-2-11x)

-8(4+9x) = 7(-2-11x) First we will open brackets: -8*4 + -8*9x = 7*-2 + 7*-11x -32 – 72x = -14 – 77x Now group similar terms: -72x + 77x = -14 + 32 ==> 5x = 18 Divide by 5: ==> x= 18/5

• FAHRENHEIT 451

Where’s the mechanical hound after Montag kills Beatty in Fahrenheit 451?

I assume that you are asking about where the hound is just before. Once Montag kills Beatty, we know just exactly where the hound is — it is chasing Montag. It is there pretty much as soon as he…

• ALIAS GRACE

In Alias Grace, what did Grace mean when she said she’d rather be a murderess than a murderer, if…

The answer to this question necessarily involves an understanding of gender and the way that women were thought of and treated at the time when the novel is set. Women were thought of as being…

• THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

What important differences are there between Tom and Huck in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?

Tom is an imaginative, rather impractical adventurer. He is well-read, and as a result often gets the two of them in a lot of trouble and mischief when it wasn’t necessary. Take for example, the…

• THE CRUCIBLE

The phrase “a history which still sucks at the Devil’s teats” is an example of what type of…

I think this can either be a compound (or loose) metaphor or a complex metaphor. In a compound metaphor, there are multiple comparisons or ideas. In a complex metaphor, one comparison is on top of…

• REVELATION

How does Mrs. Turpin’s treatment of her husband help to characterize her in “Revelation”?

Claude is a cuckold. From the very beginning of the story, when he and his wife, Mrs. Turpin, are in the doctor’s office, she tells him where to sit: “Claud, you sit in that chair there,” and gave…

• THE POSSIBILITY OF EVIL

How would you describe the story’s atmosphere at the beginning? How does this atmosphere help to…

The atmosphere (mood) of the story is one of calm precision. Miss Strangeworth lives in a neighborhood where she commands the attention and respect of her neighbors. Everything and everyone is in…

• THE POSSIBILITY OF EVIL

What is Miss Strangeworth trying to accomplish by sending out her letters? Does she succeed?

Miss Strangeworth is of the opinion that it is her personal duty as a Strangeworth to watch over her town. She sees evil where there is none; in her paranoid and misguided state, she imagines the…

• BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA

How would you describe Jess and Leslie from a mental stand point in Bridge to Terabithia?

Both are very lonely. Jess is the only male child in the house and is supposed to help his father run the farm. His sisters either annoy him or boss him around. Jess loves running and hopes to win…

• THE SCARLET IBIS

Please give three citations that describe how Brother in “The Scarlet Ibis” deals with pride or…

One of the sad aspects of this story is the narrator’s sense of pride as he struggles to cope with having a brother like Doodle. This of course forces him to try and make Doodle more socially…

• THE CRUCIBLE

In The Crucible, why do you think Rev. Parris might have enemies?

In my opinion, Rev. Parris has enemies because he is so arrogant and so obsessed with his status. He thinks he is so important because he is the pastor and he wants everyone to treat him like he…

• THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

Holden Caulfield, Vincent freeman and Todd Anderson from film gattaca, dead poet society and the…

One primary level of comparison between the three characters is that they are all battling with the social expectations placed upon them. Examples of this would be Vincent with his genetic…

• SCIENCE

Explain how one becomes left/right handed or even ambidextrous……

Handedness is a genetic trait, which follows Mendelian genetics principles of inheritance. In this instance, right handedness is the dominant allele or gene and left handedness, is the recessive…

• THINGS FALL APART

The threads of thee story are related in a circular fashion. What effect does this impose on…

The circular nature of the themes in this story is common in literature. It is an example of “the sins of the father” being visited upon the son. Okonkwo is so determined not to be like his own…

• SCIENCE

What kind of environment do ciliates live in (ex. terrestrial or aquatic?) Why do you think so?

A ciliate organism, is a unicellular organism in the Protist kingdom. They contain cilia which are tiny microscope hairs that assist in their locomotion (movement). One such organism is the…

• THE SCARLET IBIS

What is brother’s struggle with pride and in what ways or how in “The Scarlet Ibis”?

Your original question cited 3 questions. Please ask one at a time. The over-riding struggle that the author seems to have with pride has to do with how a little brother is a reflection of an older…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

composition on “Should all countries have an army? Why? Why not?”composition on “Should all…

I do not think that every country should have an army, in fact, I think that many countries do not need them. I think that most “small” countries (however you define that) do not need them. The…

• HISTORY

What was life like in post-1945 suburbia?What was life like in post-1945 suburbia?

As a history teacher, I do not approve of questions like this (not blaming you, blaming your book/teacher…). I think that there is no way to generalize and say that life in all of suburbia was…