# To what extent can "Two Scavengers" by Ferlinghetti be appreciated through a marxist…

**LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI**

**To what extent can “Two Scavengers” by Ferlinghetti be appreciated through a marxist…**

Marxist approaches to literature usually look for one or two main topics: class and ideology. I recommend that you review marxist definitions of these two terms (see the enotes links below for…

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**MATH**

**Solve for real x the equation x=6[(x-2)^1/2-1].**

We have to solve the equation x = 6[(x-2)^1/2 – 1] x = 6[(x-2)^1/2 – 1] => x = 6*( x – 2)^1/2 – 6 => x + 6 = 6*( x – 2)^1/2 take the square of both the sides => x^2 + 36 + 12x = 36 ( x -…

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**MATH**

**Find the derivative of y=1/(x^3+3x^2+2x)?**

We have to find the derivative of y= 1/(x^3+3x^2+2x) y = 1/(x^3+3x^2+2x) = (x^3+3x^2+2x)^-1 Using the chain rule y’ = -(x^3+3x^2+2x)^-2 * ( 3x^2 + 6x + 2) => y’ = – ( 3x^2 + 6x + 2) /…

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**MATH**

**Solve the system: 2x+y=9 10x-4y=36**

This is a simple quadratic function. To solve x or y, we need to put the coefficient of x or y same for each equation so that x or y can be eliminated when we subtract or add the two equations….

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**MATH**

**What is the sum of extremes of the function f(x)=(x^2+3x-3)/(x-1) ?**

We have to find the sum of the extremes of f(x) = (x^2 + 3x – 3) / (x-1). We have to differentiate f(x). f'(x) = [(x^2 + 3x – 3)’*(x – 1) – (x^2 + 3x – 3)*(x – 1)’]/(x – 1)^2 => [(2x + 3)(x – 1)…

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**MATH**

**Given the string xn=Sum 1/k(k+1)(k+2) where k = 1 to n , what is xn ?**

It is given that Xn = sum[ 1/k*(k+1)*(k+2)]. We can write 1/k*(k+1)*(k+2) as A / k + B/(k+1) + C/(k+2) => 1/k*(k+1)*(k+2) = A / k + B/(k+1) + C/(k+2) => 1 = A(k+1)(k+2) + B(k)(k+2) +…

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**MATH**

**Determine the points that are on the curves y=x^2+x+1 and y=-x^2-2x+6.**

To determine the points that lie on both the curves y=x^2+x+1 and y=-x^2-2x+6, we have to equate the two. Doing this gives x^2 + x + 1 = -x^2 – 2x + 6 => x^2 + x^2 + x + 2x + 1 – 6 = 0 =>…

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**MATH**

**What is the equivalent to 3x-6<2x+4 ?**

We have to find the values of x for which the following inequation holds : 3x – 6 < 2x + 4 3x – 6 < 2x + 4 subtract 2x from both the sides => 3x – 2x – 6 < 2x – 2x + 4 => x – 6…

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**MATH**

**What is the domain of the function f(x)=5/(5x-7) ?**

The domain of a function f(x) is all the values of x for which f(x) is a determinate quantity. Here f(x) = 5 / (5x – 7) f(x) is not defined for 5x – 7 = 0 => 5x = 7 => x = 7/5 Therefore the…

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**MATH**

**How many hours are required to build 210 snowballs in the following case?Justin is making…**

Justin builds 15 snowballs in an hour and 2 snowballs melt every 15 minutes. So in an hour he makes 15 snowballs of which 2*4 = 8 melt leaving him with 7. As he needs to build 210 snowballs, it…

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**MARK TWAIN**

**Discuss how Twain created suspense in the story, “The Californian’s Tale?”**

In Mark Twain’s tale, entitled, “The Californian’s,” the author’s use of suspense creeps up on the reader almost without notice. Twain spends the first part of the story describing the land and the…

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**ON MY FIRST SON**

**In “On My First Son” by Ben Jonson, what is the theme?**

In this moving poem, Ben Jonson writes about his son, Benjamin, who died on his seventh birthday of the plague. Thus the poem begins as you might expect with the farewell to a dead son. The speaker…

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**CONSTITUTION**

**Describe in detail the steps of a bill becoming a law.**

In the United States, according to the Constitution, there are several steps in a bill becoming a law. These are extensions to the principles and ideas that are found within the Constitution. A…

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**THE SCARLET LETTER**

**In the book the Scarlet Letter, what “A” word would best represent Hester, Pearl, Dimmesdale, and…**

Although you realize that the book assigns two values to the letter ‘A’ for Hester, the others are not blatantly interpreted. For Hester, in the beginning, the ‘A’ represents adultery which is easy…

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**SCIENCE**

**How does the heating of a resistor have an effect on its resistance?**

The resistance of a resistor is given by the formula: Rt = Rref (1 + A*(T – Tref)), where Rref is the resistance at the reference temperature, usually taken as 20 degree Celsius. And A is the…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**views on englishat first, I want to create an image about the English , there are positive and…**

Maybe you could look at the idea of anti-colonialism and how that ideology affects the way that people look at the English language. If a person holds strong anti-colonial beliefs, they might…

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**A SOUND OF THUNDER**

**Compare and contrast Eckels and Travis in “A Sound of Thunder.”**

Eckels in “A Sound of Thunder” is shown to be a man who has bitten off more than he can realistically chew. As he sees the sign advertising the Time Safari at the beginning of the story, a “warm…

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**A TALE OF TWO CITIES**

**Can anyone help me with direction on how to write a sonnet on the character Sydney Carton from A…**

I have attached instructions on how to write a sonnet below. A sonnet is a 14 line poem with the rhyme scheme: The usual rhyme scheme is end-rhymed a-b-a-b, c-d-c-d, e-f-e-f, g-g. I will focus on…

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**A SEPARATE PEACE**

**What are the more common themes seen in “A Seperate Peace”?**

This question has been previously asked and answered. Please see the links below, and thank you for using eNotes!…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**What is the young vs the old theme in this play?Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare**

One of the three main ways that critics have interpreted the circumstances and occurrences of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is through the motif of impetuous youth against the wisdom and maturity…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**What is the meaning of the love between Romeo and Juliet?**

There are a couple of issues here that need to be addressed. I think that there might be a real question as to whether or not Romeo and Juliet were actually in love with each other. They were…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**What would be the dominant theme in the entire story of Romeo and Juliet?**

I had to change the question a bit. From “preferred,” I went with “dominant” because I think that you are looking for the theme that is most present, one that could be more easily selected from…

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**CULTURE AND ANARCHY**

**validity of matthew arnold What is the validity of MATHEW ARNOLD’S concept of culture in today’s…**

I think that Arnold takes an elitist view of culture in this book so I do not think that his vision is valid. Arnold argues that culture consists only of the “best which has been thought and…

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**MATH**

**How would you factor the following: 54x^4 + 2x**

You have not provided an equation but a mathematical expression as 54x^4+2x. To factorize this: 54x^4 + 2x separate the common factors which are 2 and x => 2x*27*x^3 + 2x => 2x( 27x^3 + 1)…

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**INTO THE WILD**

**In Into the Wild, what are some quotes that support the idea that Chris McCandless is foolish?**

There is plenty of evidence in this great account of the life of Chris McCandless that could be used to suggest that he was very foolish. You might want to start off, however, by examining the…

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**A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS**

**Why does Hosseni shift from past tense in the first 3 parts of A Thousand Splendid Suns to…**

This question has already been asked and answered. Please see the link below. From a general viewpoint, consider Mariam’s and Laila’s pasts as well as the Afghanistan’s past (as it is presented in…

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**BUSINESS**

**On what factors does the income made by investments in equity depend.**

The value of investments made in equity can increase or decrease based on many factors. These include macroeconomic factors like the present state of the economy, liquidity available in the system,…

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**BUSINESS**

**Why would there be a loss on the sale of a bond investment?**

As is the case with most other forms of investments, the price of bonds can go up and down. Changes in the prices of bonds tend to reflect the interest rates available to investors. They also can…

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**OTHELLO**

**In Shakespeare’s play Othello, what are some illusions Othello has about some characters?I have…**

The most obvious illusion is that Iago is ‘honest’ and is trusted totally by Othello. The audience is clearly convinced of Iago’s duplicity as this is laid out clearly from Act I scene i: Though…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**In Act 5, scene 3, of Romeo and Juliet, what does Prince Escalus mean with: “See what a scourge…**

The Prince says this in the very end of Act 5. He is talking to both Montague and the Capulets. He is telling them how wrong it is that they have been warring with each other for so long. He is…

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**ENGLISH TEACHERS**

**Share Your Thoughts on Electronic ReadersCan anyone suggest an unbiased website that compares the…**

I think that cnet.com is a pretty good place to go for reviews. As far as I know, they don’t have a stake in this particular battle. Their reviews have seemed solid (and comprehensive) to me on…

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**THE LITTLE PRINCE**

**What objects should I include in a model of the planet Earth in order to represent the prince’s…**

If you are reconstructing the planet Earth for the little prince as he experienced it, then what you should do is go back over the story and look at the prince’s experiences on Earth as he relays…

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**MATH**

**Proving Trigonometric Identities Prove: 1/ 1 + sinx = sec^2 x – tanxsecx**

We need to prove that: 1/(1+sinx) = sec^2 x – tanx*secx We will start from the right side an prove the right side. ==> sec^2 (x) – tanx*secx. We know that sec(x) = 1/cos(x) and tanx = sinx/cosx…

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**MATH**

**Proving trigonometric identities Prove: sin2A = 2tanA/1 + tan^2A**

We need to prove that: sin2A = 2tanA/ (1+tan^2 A) We will start from the right side and prove the left side. We know that tanA = sinA/cosA ==> 2tanA / (1+tan^2 A) = 2(sinA/cosA) / [1+…

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**MATH**

**Proving Trigonometric Identities Prove: sin2x/1 + cos2x = tanx**

sin2x / (1+cos2x) = tanx We will use trigonometric identities to solve. We will start from the left side and prove the right side. ==> we know that: sin2x – 2sinx*cosx cos2x = 2cos^2 x -1 We…

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**MATH**

**Proving Trigonometric Identities Prove: cos3A = -3cosA + 4cos^3A**

We need to prove that: cos3A = -3cosA + 4cos^3 A We will start from the left sides and prove the right sides. We know that: cos3A = cos(2A + A) Now we will use the trigonometric identities to…

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**MATH**

**Proving Trigonometric Identities Prove: sin^4A + 2cos^2A – cos^4A = 1**

sin^4 A + 2cos^2 A – cos^4 A = 1 First, we will rearrange terms. ==> sin^4 A – cos^4 A + 2cos^2 A = 1 Now we know that: (a^2 – b^2) = (a-b)(a+b) ==> sin^4 A -cos^4 A = (sin^2 A – cos^2…

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**THE JUNGLE**

**Why is health care so difficult to achieve in Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle?**

Sinclair would posit that there are several reasons why health care and other social reform initiatives are so challenging in the domain of Chicago during industrialization. The providing of…

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**HAMLET**

**Does Hamlet have a preoccupation with philosophy, or does he just have an obsession with life and…**

In my reading, there is little indication that Hamlet is at all interested in philosophy, although I’m not sure that we would all think of the same thing when using that word. He is obsessed with…

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**HISTORY**

**How does President Lincoln’s night at Fords’s Theater relate to the Civil War?ho it relates to…**

President Lincoln’s night at Ford’s Theater is, of course, relevant because that was the night on which he was assassinated. Because the killing happened after the Civil War was over, it did not…

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**RELIGION**

**When were the gospels written?**

Of course, there is no way to know precisely when any of the gospels of the Christian New Testament were written. It is not as if they come with copyright pages that we can check. Instead,…

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**THE ODYSSEY**

**How do Odysseus’ men respond when he tells them to hurry back to the ship in The Odyssey?**

There are several moments when this happened. If you are in 9th grade, you are likely reading this out of your literature book. In the section titled “The Lotus Eaters” the men had just eaten a…

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**MATH**

**If someone has a velocity of 32 ft/sec, will they be able to ring the bell( more info below)?…**

The initial velocity is u feet/sec. The bell is at a height of 20 feet above the platform. Whether the contestant will be able to jump a 20 feet height from the spring board is the question. So the…

**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Why should a man who stole a medication should be prosecuted?**

There is an old expression among attorneys that “hard cases make bad law.” The situation you describe is one of those “hard cases.” Nonetheless, it is necessary that laws be enforced uniformly. If…

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**MATH**

**If someone has a velocity of 32 ft/sec, will they be able to ring the bell( more info below)?At a…**

The initial velocity is u feet/sec. The bell is at a height of 20 feet above the platform. Whether the contestant will be able to jump a 20 feet height from the spring board is the question. So the…

**ARTS**

**What media formats mostly influences you? What are the reasons?What media formats mostly…**

interviews such as those that Barbara Walter conducted with famous people certainly seemed rather candidly revealing as well as insightful because of Ms. Walter’s ability to probe politely and…

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**HISTORY**

**Why weren’t the Czechs invited to take part in the Munich Conference?**

Basically, the French and the British did not allow the Czechs to have a representative at the Munich Conference because they were afraid that the Czechs would ruin the deal that they wanted to…

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**THE LEAP**

**How does the narrator’s attitude change toward her dead sister in “The Leap”?**

Are you referring to the baby that the narrator’s mother lost when she had her accident in the circus? Of course, the narrator never actually knows this “sister,” and the baby dies we are told when…

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**ISAAC ROSENBERG**

**Could you help me grasp the poem “On receiving News of the War” by Isaac Rosenberg?**

Isaac Rosenberg was a young poet who served, and was killed, in World War I. Many critics feel that his best poems are those in which he expresses his honest, unromantic feelings about war. In “On…

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**HISTORY**

**How were King Louis of France, Nicholas II of Russia and Saddam Hussain similar?**

The thing that these people have most in common with one another is that they all tried to be absolute rulers (I assume you are talking especially about King Louis XIV of France). All of these men…