Thinking of a character you have met in The Crucible, what role does greed play in their life…

Thinking of a character you have met in The Crucible, what role does greed play in their life…

  • THE CRUCIBLE

Thinking of a character you have met in The Crucible, what role does greed play in their life…

So far, my greediest character has to be Abigail Williams. She captures John Proctor alone and demands that the two of them return to their previous affair. As he declines her offer, she pursues…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What arguments could be made that progressive taxation is unfair?What arguments could be made…

To me, the major argument against progressive taxation is this — why should a person who does better (is able for whatever reason to earn more money) be penalized for that? Is it not more fair to…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

Regarding The Crucible, Act 1, how far do you think we should go to keep Chuch and State separate?

In my opinion, we do a pretty good job of striking a balance here in the United States right now. I think that governments should not be a reflection of the dominant religion in their society, but…

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  • HAMLET

In Hamlet, what literary terms can you identify in the following passage? O, that this too…

This important soliloquy comes in Act I scene 2 of this play, and just after we have been introduced to the Danish court and Gertrude and Claudius. It is only after the court exits that Hamlet…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

To what extent is psychology a science?To what extent is psychology a science?

To me, the answer is that psychology is not very much of a science. I think that anything that studies human beings’ mentality (as opposed to physical bodies) cannot possibly be a hard science….

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What do the geraniums at the Ewells and the camillias of Mrs. Dubose symbolize?symbolism in the…

The flowers mentioned in context with the Ewell’s place are geraniums, seven red ones. They connect to Miss Maudie, not Mrs. Dubose. Miss Maudie militantly and religiously cares for her garden and…

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  • THE LOVE SONG OF J. ALFRED PRUFROCK

Make a list of all the questions in “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” and group them into…

Prufrock’s comments and questions regarding death are as follows: “‘Do I dare?’ and, ‘Do I dare?’ Time to turn back and descend the stair, With a bald spot in the middle of my hair—…

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  • THE LOVE SONG OF J. ALFRED PRUFROCK

Explain the images of daily life in the poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.”

In this poem, daily life is a strain and a drag for Prufrock. He expresses frustration in the daily routines, and in how meaningless it all seems. Here’s a good passage: “For I have known them…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

What is the significance of the quote from The Crucible, which is listed below?”They [the books]…

In my opinion, the significance of this quote is that it shows the attitudes that people have towards the idea of authority. It shows that people value authority — they think that what authority…

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  • GOOD COUNTRY PEOPLE

What redeeming qualities do the characters have?Do the characters receieve redemption or…

I don’t think the characters in this short story have too many redeeming qualities. In fact, that is the point. Joy/Hulga is spiritually as well as physically crippled. Her soul is as wooden as…

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  • HISTORY

Describe the process by which the French Revolution evolved from moderation, to terror, to empire.

Volumes and volumes have been written about this and it would be impossible for us to give you an answer in the small space that we are allowed here. You must do some research on it, but I will try…

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  • OEDIPUS REX

Can someone help me write a 5 interrogating questions for Oedipus Rex? These are questions you…

For Oedipus Rex, you might consider asking Jocasta why she remained silent even after she suspected that Oedipus was her son. It is possible that Thebes could have been spared some grief if she…

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  • AS YOU LIKE IT

Compare the relationship between Oliver and Orlando with that of Duke Senior and Duke Frederick…

This question has been answered previously by Enotes editors, please use the links below to access these responses! Thanks.

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  • BUSINESS

What is unique about google’s methodology for capturing customer information? and what is your…

Google’s process for capturing customer information is unique because unlike traditional data collection techniques it does not rely on direct customer input. Traditional techniques rely on the…

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  • BUSINESS

What revenue model is employed by google?

Google’s revenue model is pay-per-click advertising. The advertisements that Google has on its own websites and the advertisements that it places on other websites with Adsense provide Google more…

  • SCIENCE

Name two external feautures that are adaptation’s for the squid’s predatory life? What are two…

All Molluscs have a mantle which secretes the shell. They possess soft bodies and open circulatory systems. This means that blood bathes the cells directly with nutrients. Most have a foot for…

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  • SCIENCE

If water shoots out of the squid’s water jet to propel the squid in the water which direction…

A squid shoots out water from the end opposite to that of its head. When the water emerges as a jet, there is an equal and opposite force created which propels the squid and it moves forward. Its…

  • SCIENCE

How do the purpose of tentacles and arms of a squid differ?

Squids have four pairs of arms and a pair of tentacles. The tentacles are longer than the arms. The tentacles perform the function of grabbing prey and holding on to it. There are hooks on the arms…

  • THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

What is the relationship between Nanny and Janie?Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale…

In Their Eyes Were Watching God,the protagonist Janie is raised by her grandmother, Nanny Crawford. Nanny grew up as a slave, which means her view on the world and what mattered was not the same…

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  • MACBETH

How does Macbeth change as the play develops?

In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Macbeth does change during the play. I’ll outline some of the changes for you. Early in the play, Macbeth takes justice and honor, as well as consequences, under…

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  • FENCES

Describe the relationship between Cory and Troy in Fences.

The question is correct in identifying the parental relationship as one where there is generational conflict converging with personal difficulty in articulating emotions. This is the setting in…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

In “The Cask of Amontillado”, describe the mood of the story.

The mood in this story is one that is sinister, threatening and disturbing as we move ever further down into the catacombs of Montresor’s family home and we move ever closer to the grim revenge…

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  • SCIENCE

What happens if air is injected into a person’s veins

When air is injected in to the veins, it leads to an air embolism which is a condition where there is the formation of a bubble in the bloodstream. The problems due to an embolism can range from…

  • OF MICE AND MEN

Describe the atmosphere of the ranch and bunkhouse.

If you are looking for physical features of the ranch, it is obvious throughout the entire reading of the text that there at least exists a home for the boss and his family, a bunkhouse for the…

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  • SCIENCE

Why do the Arctics have days that are 24 hours long?

Of course, the polar regions do not always have days that are 24 hours long (I assume you are talking about times when there is sunlight all around the clock). But when it is summer time in their…

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  • SCIENCE

How does a refrigerator work

Refrigerators have been designed to work using different processes. However, most of the modern domestic refrigerators work using a vapour compression cycle. In this type of refrigerator some…

  • ODE ON A GRECIAN URN

What is the theme of “Ode on a Grecian Urn”?

This is a very interesting question, because, as with some great poems, it is very difficult to highlight one particular theme with any great authority. In this ode, the speaker addresses an…

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  • THE ALCHEMIST

What are some of the more important lessons Santiago learns in Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist?

There are many lessons that Santiago learns in Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist. Truthfully, I find something new each time I pick the book up again. One of the beautiful things about this short novel…

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  • MACBETH

In Macbeth, in Act I scene 2, how does Ross describe Macbeth?

I am afraid your question didn’t make much sense – no “terms” are given to describe the post of the Thane of Cawdor. So I have changed it to refer to what I think you were talking about, which is…

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  • THE SCARLET LETTER

How sincerely concerned are the townspeople of Salem for the souls of Hester & Pearl?

The settlement’s sentiment towards everything is meant to be hypocritical and to hold double standards. All through the novel we see how the elders rule while one of their own impregnated a woman…

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  • THE OEDIPUS TRILOGY

Are the proclamations of the Chorus absolute truth?The chorus, in all three plays, seems to try…

Yes, I believe that since they are humans, and not gods, the Chorus is therefore biased. (In fact, even the Greek gods were quite biased). The role of the Chorus in the Oedipus trilogy changes…

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  • SCIENCE

Why is salt added to remove ice

So you happen to have a driveway that is covered with a few inches of ice and you didn’t invest in a pick or anything to break it up. No way can you get rid of it with your snow shovel… One of…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

special needsWhy do people make fun of special needs.Just because they are different then you…

You’re a very astute 15-year-old, Megan, and I hope you’re not alone. It’s just so easy to make fun of people we don’t know or understand or who aren’t really like us–whoever us is. While it’s…

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  • HISTORY

Why did many German rulers support Luther’s religious movement against the Catholic Church?

Although different “princes” might have had different reasons (some might have truly believed Luther’s message), most historians say that many of the rulers accepted Luther’s message because they…

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  • ACROSS THE BRIDGE

What would be some reader response theorist’s views to this short story?

do ur own work:P

  • SCIENCE

What is freon?

Freon is a group of non- flammable, non- toxic, non-corrosive gases that have many industrial and commercial uses. This group is also known as chlorofluorocarbons or CFCs and was invented in 1928…

  • RAYMOND’S RUN

what are one cause and one effect in the story raymond’s run

Cause: Squeaky is the “swiftest thing in the neighborhood” Effect: The kids call her Mercury

  • BRAVE NEW WORLD

In Brave New World, how does the confrontation between John and Lenina demonstrate their…

In Chapter 13, Lenina goes to John’s apartment because she wants to get him to finally sleep with her. He totally rejects her and actually gets really angry at her. What this shows us is that…

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  • HISTORY

Cite the branch of government that has been primarily responsible for the incorporation of the…

The branch of government that has been most responsible for the incorporation of the Bill of Rights is the judicial branch. The judicial branch, since the early 1900s, has gradually been…

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  • GRAMMAR

Can you help me understand simple subjects and simple predicates for my school…

We do not do homework for students here at enotes, therefore I have edited your question so you can get the information you need to have your question answered. You are asking about identifying…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Is there a difference between libel against a public official and libel against a private…

In the case of New York Times v. Sullivan, the Supreme Court was saying that there is a difference in what constitutes libel if you are talking about a public official as opposed to if you are…

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  • HISTORY

How was socialism linked to the industrial revolution?

In general, socialism came as a reaction to the Industrial Revolution. It sprang up as workers reacted to the new conditions in which they had to work. As the Industrial Revolution began, workers…

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  • HISTORY

Why Europe was plagued by constant unrest after 1815?

At this time the Napoleonic Wars had just ended, the French Empire was defeated, and in addition to the power vacuum left by the removal of French influence over Europe’s affairs, the countries and…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

what is the significance of home in the Odyssey?To Odysseus, Telemachus, Penelope, Menelaus, and…

well for odysseus home is very important, because his travel base him to go back home.

  • MATH

represent the number of guests ,n, as a function of the selling price,s dollars represent the…

The problem is to get a model of number of guests as a function of selling price based on the previous past information. The aim is to represent number of guests n and the revenue R as a function…

  • THE ODYSSEY

In Odyssey, what does Odysseus learn on his journey that makes him more human or a more fully…

If we were to take a positive read of Odysseus, I would say that he learns the value of family. Odysseus understands that the ending of the Trojan War means he is to go back home to his family….

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  • THE RANSOM OF RED CHIEF

Which characters are the main and supporting– antagonist,protagonist,dynamic,static, or…

In O. Henry’s delightful story, “The Ransom of Red Chief,” those characters who begin as the antagonists turn out to be the protagonists, and vice versa in a comic reversal. So, the narrator, Sam,…

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  • BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON

What are some cause and effect relationships that occur in “By the Waters of Babylon”?

  1. Because mankind grew so technologically advanced, they were able to develop great and wonderful conveniences and comforts. Also though, they were able to develop dangerous weapons. It was…

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  • MATH

-represent the # of tents sold,n as a function of the selling price, s dollars -represent the…

Let: n = Number of tents sold. s = Selling price R = Revenue We have to formulate the equations for: f1(s) = Number of tents sold (n) as function of price (s) And f2(s) = Total revenue (R) as…

  • THE DESTRUCTORS

How is the story “The Destructors” restricted in terms of settings?

I find it interesting that you describe the setting as “restricted” in your question. In my opinion, the setting in this excellent short story is anything but, except if you mean geographically. It…

 


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