Using specific examples, what are some of the different interpretations of Islam by Islamists and…

Using specific examples, what are some of the different interpretations of Islam by Islamists and…

  • HISTORY

Using specific examples, what are some of the different interpretations of Islam by Islamists and…

Though the formation of different sects is forbidden by the Quran, it has become a reality over time. The largest are the Sunni sect and the Shia or Shiites with the Sufis being the smallest. One…

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  • SCIENCE

Why do some doctors want to put pins in a wrist injury & others want to cast it? Which way…

Surgical pins are placed instead broken bones only when those bones have not only broken, but have also shifted. If the bones have broken, but remained in place after the break it isn’t necessary…

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  • GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL

How do the institutions of society change over time and how are these changes related to the…

For a detailed answer to this, you would need to read Chapter 14 since that is where Diamond lays out his theory on this. All I can give you here is a very brief answer. The brief answer is that…

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  • JANE EYRE

I want to know what type of a character Jane possesses.Jane loves Rochester but flees from him?

There is a great analysis of Jane’s character at the link below, here on eNotes. Jane is a pretty modern woman for being created during the Victorian era. She is independent and intelligent and a…

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  • SCIENCE

What is chemical name of FeWO4?

Chemically the name is iron (II) tungstate – indicating that the iron has a plus two positive charge. It occurs naturally in combination with Mn in a mineral called Wolframite.

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  • THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM—1963

In chapter 2 of The Watsons Go to Birmingham, in Kenny’s opinion, what are two things wrong with…

In Chapter 2 of The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963, the two things that Kenny thinks are wrong with him are that he is smart, and that he has a lazy eye. From a very young age, Kenny has been able…

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  • LITERATURE

How would you characterize Leonard Chang’s writing style in The Fruit ‘N Food?

Sparse, spare and minimal.

  • LAW AND POLITICS

Can I tell my tenant not to be sitting on porch stairs?

From my short experience with leasing, I believe you are going to run into trouble unless there is language suggesting that sort of thing in the signed lease document. Basically most leases give…

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  • NO EXIT

What literary features are involved in Jean-Paul Sartre’s No Exit?

No Exit is a thinly-veiled philosophical play. It relies most heavily on existential themes related to the absurdity of death and humanity’s fear of freedom and choice. The play relies heavily on…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

“Proctor is a decents man, but he brought his diaster upon himself.” Do you agree? Throughly…

I think that the statement has some validity, but it fails to take into account the fluid nature that Proctor represents throughout the play. Certainly, Proctor would be the first to admit that…

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  • THE SOLITARY REAPER

Why has the poet compared the nightingale’s song to that of the solitary reaper’s?

In line 9, the inclusion of the nightingale might be considered to be very significant. In starting the second stanza, the speaker, presumably Wordsworth, has heard the song of the woman in the…

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  • MY LAST DUCHESS

What is the historical context of My Last Duchess with reference to the Victorian and Italian…

This dramatic monologue was written during the Victorian Period, by Robert Browning, but it is set in the Renaissance. The Duke is a wealthy Italian aristocrat. He collects art. When the poem…

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  • HISTORY

What impact has the Muslim resurgence had on world history?What impact has the Muslim resurgence…

I think that there has to be a bit more clarity to the question. The question presumes that Islam had a period of diminishment and regeneration. Some would argue that this is not the case and…

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  • VIKRAM SETH

What were some of the characteristics of the Nightingale that made it easier for the frog to use…

You are correct in identifying the from as “mean.” He turns out to be kind of a jerk in the poem. I think that the nightingale suffered from a fatal combination of trust and insecurity. The…

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  • TEACHERS

First day back at schoolAside from the administrative demands that must be fulfilled on the first…

I like to dive right in the first day with a writing assignement about what the students did over the summer and what their goals are for the year. I just let them write anything they want for…

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  • SCIENCE

Why does velcro strip lose its strength when cotton or fluff gets attatched to it?

Velcro works because it is made up of two different types of fibers, or fibers that are structured in two ways. The one side is actually made up of small hooks, usually stiffer and somewhat…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

In what specific ways did the industrial revolution change the US economy? How is the information…

This question can and has had books composed on it. In taking one particular example, I would say that both revolutions widened the world and made it smaller simultaneously. One of the most…

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  • ESSAY LAB

How am I going to write a persuasive letter to my cousin to accept Kevin Rudd’s apology to the…

I think that there are several approaches you can take to this. The first step that needs to be clearly established is how your cousin stands on the issue of the “Stolen Generation.” Simply put,…

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  • SCIENCE

Can you give me a very short but precise and easily comprehensible reason for Markwonikov’s Rule?

Hai friend, you first remember shortkey-“The rich gets richer”. please remember this- alkene :- hydrocarbons with double bond having unequal hydrocarbons on either side of double bond. protic acid…

  • SCIENCE

Is abruptio placenta dangerous?

Abruptio placentae is a condition in the pregant female in which the placenta detaches too early or prematurely. Risk factors include DIC, disseminated intravascular coagulation (a clotting…

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  • SCIENCE

Does polycythemia hurt you?

Polycythemia is a general term used to describe a condition of excess erythrocytes in the circulating blood. Polycythemia has several different causes such as a lowered oxygen content of your…

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  • SCIENCE

Why do the ears pop sometimes when your nose is stuffy?

You may feel the sensation of popping in your ears when you have sinus congestion because anatomic structures in the head and face are all connected by a series of tubes. For example, the ear on…

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  • SCIENCE

What is methyl alcohol and poisoning?

Methyl alcohol is a liquid that is used as a solvent for paints and varnishes. Methyl alcohol poisoning is a serious condition that arises from ingestion (intentional or accidental) of methyl…

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  • SCIENCE

How have antibiotics been misused?

Antibiotic misuse is endemic to all areas of the world but especially in less-developed areas of the globe. This happens for a couple of reasons. Properly trained personnel are scarce, particularly…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What is civil contempt?

The act of contempt can be classified as either civil or criminal. Civil contempt is a tool used by the court to compel court room actors to do some task they are obligated to do. Criminal contempt…

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  • ARS POETICA

In Archibald MacLeish’s “Ars Poetica,” explain the symbolic significance of one couplet as…

The Latin word ars is translated variously as stratagem, technique, art, craft. MacLeish’s poem title “Ars Poetica” can be translated loosely as “The Art of the Poet.” This is a strangely…

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  • POETRY

Read William Butler Yeats’ “Sailing to Byzantium”, what does Byzantium itself represent in…

Though it is of course a matter of interpretation, if you follow the general bent of the poem, it would appear that Byzantium is a place where age is not as important, where things are permanent…

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  • POETRY

Read William Butler Yeats’ “Sailing to Byzantium”, then select one specific symboland…

There are many symbols in this poem that you could choose, but the city of Byzantium itself is a good one. This city represents something magical in the poem. The poet travels there because he is…

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  • LADY LAZARUS

Read Sylvia Plath’s “Lady Lazarus” then select one specific symbol and explain what the…

The single most powerful symbol which captures the essence of the entire poem is found in the concluding tercet of Sylvia Plath’s “Lady Lazarus”: Out of the ash I rise with my red hair And I eat…

  • REFERENCE

What are the rules of hockey in Australia, pertaining to any form of hockey?Find everything…

Apparently games played with curved sticks and some sort of ball or other object have been around for quite a long time and almost all of them have been given the name “hockey.” Most of the time…

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  • LITERATURE

Ability-level groupings in the secondary English classroomI’d be interested to hear everyone’s…

I support ability-level groupings in the secondary English classroom. I think that it’s more effective to cater to a group of students who have similar abilities in literacy because the teacher is…

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  • SCIENCE

WHAT IS THE YOUNGEST AGE THAT SOMEONE MAY START HAVING HOT FLASHES?

I will assume you are asking about the episodic “hot flashes” experienced by some women when going through menopause. This is highly individualized, most women start menstruating between the ages…

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  • LITERATURE

Do You Prefer Fiction or Nonfiction?Do you prefer fiction or nonfiction? Why?

I find both really enjoyable. I tend to go read a lot of nonfiction, and then get burned out on it and want to escape reality and then go on a fiction binge. I usually enjoy a good mystery. I like…

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  • REFERENCE

How Would You Use Additional Educational Funds?How would you use additional educational funds?

If money was available, I would spend it on smaller class size, additional technology in the classroom, and additional training to use the technology. To me, smaller class size is really important….

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  • GRAMMAR

How do I change the voice of the following two sentences? “I just had one doubt. So, please help…

The sentence you have given us, Help me, is a command (it is in imperative mood), and imperative sentences cannot be transformed into passive voice. Other sentences that cannot be transformed into…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Do you think that health care should be human right or a privilege?why with some example to…

This is a matter of opinion and nothing else… To me, it is a little bit of both. I believe that any person who is willing and able to work (or did work for years and is now retired) should have…

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  • GRAMMAR

correct errors in the following paragraphCalligraphy is very popular amoung artists as well as…

Calligraphy is very popular among artists as well as those whom are creative for their own pleasure. The word “calligraphy” provides its own definition deriving from the Ancient Greek words…

  • FAHRENHEIT 451

In Fahrenheit 451, why does the society consider Clarisse “anti-social”?

To me, this is because she really likes people and she likes to think. While these are things that would be seen as good in our society, the society she lives in does not value these things. In…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

What are your feelings about Cassius by the end of act one?

By the end of Act 1 of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, the reader has received both direct and indirect characterization of Cassius. Caesar doesn’t like or trust Cassius: he says he has a “lean and…

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  • SCIENCE

Why do drug dosages have to be changed after a certain amount of time?i thought the body only…

It’s difficult to assess this in a general sense. Speaking from a position of complete detachment and lack of familiarity with any specific situation, the issue of drug tolerance might come into…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

In act 3, scene 1, why is the aside from Cassius to Brutus before Antony’s speech important?

In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, the aside when Cassius talks to Brutus about not letting Antony speak to the crowd at Caesar’s funeral is important, because it provides an example of Brutus’s poor…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

In Act 4, why does Caesar’s ghost appear?I don’t understand why Caesar’s ghost shows up. I dont…

In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, the Ghost is a bad omen for Brutus. Brutus betrayed Caesar by taking part in the conspiracy against him and helping to assassinate him. In a play that involves…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

What is the importance of the characterization of Octavius?

Historically, Octavius Caesar was the great- nephew of Julius Caesar; he became the first Roman Emperor in 27 B.C.E. In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Octavius is a relatively minor character who…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

How does Brutus change his mind about the need for Caesar’s death?

I’m not sure that Brutus necessarily “changes his mind” about the need for Caesar’s death. Instead, it seems more appropriate to discuss ways in which Brutus is convinced that Caesar’s death is…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

What is situational irony? How does Antony show it at the end of the play?

Your question concerning Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is complex, and sometimes determining types of irony used can be difficult and can force one to make decisions along a fine line, so to speak….

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  • SCIENCE

Is there such a thing a pelvic splanchnic ganglion and if so what does it do?I heard about it on…

The short answer to your question is YES. If you have ever taken anatomy or human health and reproduction, this would be covered in the textbook. One word that might have you tripped up is…

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  • NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN

In the film, “No Country for Old Men” in what way does it reflect a ‘new criminal’ that law…

I think that some clarification might be needed. I agree that Chigurh’s character is a “new criminal” in that he is a cold mercenary. If we accept the premise that law enforcement is successful…

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  • BUSINESS

Self-managed teams present management and leadership challenges. What leadership roles and…

The previous post was quite thorough. I would only point out that one of the most important element for all self- managed teams would be the assurance that communication is constant. It is…

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  • SCIENCE

Is it possible for the pharynx to “bleed”?

Yes, the pharynx can bleed. Most often this condition is categorized as an upper gastrointestinal condition which can be caused by a number of things. While common colds, excessive throwing up or…

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  • SCIENCE

If a person has ever contracted mono, will you contract it again?

The short answer is no, you cannot contract mononucleosis more than once; however, the answer is more complicated that that. EBV (Epstein-Barr) is the official virus that causes mono; however,…

 


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