Water boils at what temperature in Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvin scales?

Water boils at what temperature in Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvin scales?

  • TWO KINDS

What does the setting reveal about the experience of Asian immigrants in their first years in the…

Amy Tan’s short story “Two Kinds” takes place in San Francisco in roughly the 1950s. The setting suggests that Asian immigrants have to work very hard to succeed and that they are willingly…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

In “The Cask of Amontillado,” give an example of hyperbole used by the narrator in the beginning…

The very first line of the story is an example of hyperbole, or overstatement. The narrator, Montresor, says, “The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as best I could; but when he ventured…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Walter claim he almost died his first year of school?

There is a pecan tree in the Radley yard. The Radley property backs up to the school. Walter Cunningham tells Scout and Jem a story about his first year attending school. During that time, he…

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  • SPLIT CHERRY TREE

How does Dave show growth at the end of the story, “Split Cherry Tree”?

Dave demonstrates growth because he acquires a more mature attitude about his father after Pa comes to the school and meets with Professor Herbert. As the first of his family to attend high school…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Chapter 27, think about the three events that Scout describes regarding Mr. Ewell. What are…

In Chapter 27, three things happen that foreshadow Ewell’s attempt to harm Atticus and his family. The first thing that happens is that Bob loses his job at the WPA for laziness. The WPA stands for…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why would a family move from a rural area to a urban area?

There are many reasons why a family may relocate from a rural area to an urban area. Sometimes the choice is based on the economics of the family. The decision can also be based on personal…

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  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

From Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, what are the specific actions by Lysander that…

In the opening scene of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Egeus brings Demetrius, Lysander, and his daughter Hermia to the presence of Duke Theseus to settle the matter of who will marry his…

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  • HAMLET

In Hamlet, why has there been so much military activity lately in Denmark?

As Hamlet opens, the situation in Denmark is politically somewhat unstable. There has been a recent coup for the throne: it transpires that the new king, King Claudius, uncle of the titular…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the common features of protists

The term “protist” refers to a diverse taxonomic group of eukaryotic cells that cannot be classified as plants, animals, or fungi. Being eukaryotic means that protists have a nuclei and…

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  • HISTORY

How did the United States change-culturally and economically-because of WWII?

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  • AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS

What kind of person was Phileas Fogg?

Phileas Fogg is a wonderful character. Being an English gentleman, he is quite proper and respectable most of the time. Along with being a true English gentleman comes honor and integrity. Fogg…

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  • ARTS

Why art is not essential to life?

That’s an interesting question, and very subjective, because there are many possible answers and opinions. Some people would argue that art is essential to life, while others would say that it’s…

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  • THE MINISTER’S BLACK VEIL

What do the townspeople say about the veil in The Minister’s Black Veil?

The townspeople definitely do not like the black veil that hangs in front of Hooper’s face. Some think it is a gimmick or a way to protect his eyes from the sun. Others said there was no mystery…

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  • THE LEADER OF THE PEOPLE

Why does Carl object to his wife’s father coming to visit?

Carl dislikes the visits from Grandfather because, as he explains to his wife, “your father only talks about one thing.” Grandfather led a wagon train from the Midwest to the California coast in…

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  • EDUCATION

How does moral education work and why is it valuable in the society?

Moral education in a public school is quite tricky, since so much of morality is religion-based, and religion has no place in public education unless it is being studied as a phenomenon of culture…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Why can characters be likened to mockingbirds in To Kill a Mockingbird?

In Chapter 10 of To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus tells Scout and Jem, “Remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” Scout is confused by her father’s reference to sin, a word he rarely uses,…

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  • SCIENCE

How are mitochondria analogous to hydraulic dams?

If a eukaryotic cell was being compared to a city, the mitochondria of the eukaryotic cell would be analogous to a hydraulic dam because both the mitochondria and hydraulic dam produce energy. A…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the initial velocity of a ball that is thrown downward from the rooftop of a 12-m…

We can solve this by using the equation of motion. s=ut+12at2s=ut+12at2where s is the distance traveled, u is the initial velocity, t is the time duration and a is the acceleration. In this case,…

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  • THE HELP

What film techniques does Tate Taylor use to portray the real spirit of The Help? 1 image

The setting is the key here. The film has to show the differences between the lives of white and black people in the Deep South of the 1960s. Aerial views of the large estates of the Holbrooks,…

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  • THE RANSOM OF RED CHIEF

Describe character types in “The Ransom of Red Chief.”

Part of the delicious irony of O. Henry’s story is that the character types are reversed. Normally the kidnappers would be the “bad guys” or antagonists, and the kidnapped child would be the…

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  • DEAD MEN’S PATH

What techniques does Achebe use to characterize Michael Obi in “Dead Men’s Path”? How does this…

Chinua Achebe indirectly characterizes Michael Obi as an enthusiastic, progressive headmaster. Achebe develops Obi’s character through his actions and comments. Initially, Obi is depicted as a…

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  • HISTORY

Why is the colour of krishna blue?

Many Hindu gods and goddesses are depicted with blue skin. This does not necessarily mean that Krishna–or other blue-skinned divinities such as Shiva and Rama–actually had blue skin. As Sadhguru…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How is tension created in the fire episode of Chapter 8 in To Kill a Mockingbird?

When the fire occurs, the children see the town rally together to try to help one of their own. Even Mr. Avery nearly gets stuck in the window while the fire burns. The tension rises because the…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

In The Merchant of Venice, what are the relationships between Portia and Nerissa and Portia and…

When we encounter Portia we discover that she is a wealthy heiress on the cusp of inheriting her father’s entire estate if she meets the terms of his will – that she should marry the suitor who…

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  • MATH

The XYZ firm’s total cost function is TC=5Q^2 + 20Q+100. If the firm’s product could sell in a…

You may evaluate the profit function, such that: p(Q)=TR(Q)−TC(Q)p(Q)=TR(Q)-TC(Q) p(Q)=120Q−(5Q2+20Q+100)p(Q)=120Q-(5Q2+20Q+100)p(Q)=120Q−5Q2−20Q−100p(Q)=120Q-5Q2-20Q-100 p(Q)=−5Q2−100Q−100p(Q)=-5Q2-100Q-100 The first order condition…

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  • RELIGION

From Arthur Rowe’s book The Essence of Jesus and his discussion of orthodoxy, what does orthodoxy…

According to Rowe, an orthodox set of Christian beliefs began to emerge in the 2nd century. At this time, the orthodox Christians focused on the four bibilical gospels Matthew, Mark, Luke and John…

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  • HOW IT FEELS TO BE COLORED ME

Why does Hurtson insist that one becomes colored? What happened on that day to make her colored?

According to her essay, Hurston grew up in an all Negro town called Eatonville, Florida. The only white people she encountered were those who passed through her little community. She welcomed their…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

What inferences can be made about Gratiano’s character in The Merchant of Venice?

Gratiano has a subordinate role in the play, but his presence helps establish the theme of rollicking bachelorhood. In addition, his voice speaks for the larger society of Shakespeare’s time. One…

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  • ALL SUMMER IN A DAY

Why doesn’t Margot interact with the other children? What causes the conflict between Margot…

Bradbury doesn’t explicitly tell his readers why Margot doesn’t interact with the children. The reader has to make a judgment call on the issue. I think she doesn’t interact with the other…

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  • HISTORY

What were the political, social and economic effects on the caribbean and Europe in world War 1?

World War I had a devastating effect on the major powers of Europe. After the war, new countries were formed and old empires were disbanded. The war had a very negative impact on Europe as most…

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  • BUSINESS

How does management planning compare to 25 years ago? Is planning becoming more important or less…

Management planning has continued to evolve in line with management theories over time. Matters arising in the business world have necessitated the evolution of management theory and practice over…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What powerful language techniques/tools are used in To Kill a Mockingbird to construct character…

Harper Lee is able to give the reader a powerful image of the characters in the novel using very few words. Here is her description of Atticus in the first chapter of To Kill a Mockingbird:…

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  • THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS

In the novel, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, who is Shmuel?

In the novel, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, Shmuel is a boy the same age as Bruno. In fact, they both have the same birthday, April 15, 1934. Shmuel is a Jewish boy from Poland and is a…

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  • SONNET 18

What does Shakespeare use to demonstrate that summer weather is unpredictable in Sonnet XVIII?

In Sonnet XVIII Shakespeare uses the concept of sublunary, or earthly, corruption to demonstrate that summer weather is unpredictable. In his Petrarchan sonnet, Shakespeare invokes the sense of…

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  • “I HAVE A DREAM” SPEECH

What parts of speech in the classical rhetoric arrangement can be found in Martin Luther King’s…

Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech certainly does contain all of the parts of speech found in the classical rhetorical arrangement. Two of those parts include the introduction and…

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  • I STAND HERE IRONING

What causes the mother to begin thinking about her daughter’s life?

The enquiry about Emily made by an unspecified person, possibly a teacher or a friend, prompts the mother to think about her daughter. The question about her daughter, with whom she is deeply…

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  • HISTORY

How does the union of farmers and workers, called for in the Omaha Platform, differ from…

The Omaha Platform was adopted by the first convention of the People’s Party, commonly called the Populists, in 1892. Many of the demands that the platform included, such as the eight-hour work…

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  • REFERENCE

Explain the geologic event that occur slowly but results in significant changes to the land.

Weathering is a geological process that occurs slowly but can result in significant changes to the land. Tors, weathering pits and caves, rubble fields and slopes, alcoves, and arches are types of…

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  • MATH

4ln(3x)=8 how is this equal to 3.695

4ln(3x)=84ln(3x)=8 ln(3x)=84ln(3x)=84 ln(3x)=2ln(3x)=2 Now rewrite the above in exponential form, 3x=e23x=e2 x=e23x=e23 Now plug in the value of e (2.71828) in the above equation, x=(2.71828)23x=(2.71828)23 x=7.3890461583x=7.3890461583…

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  • THE UNKNOWN CITIZEN

Was the citizen an individual or did he submit to peer pressure?

“The Unknown Citizen” by W.H. Auden is a very familiar satirical poem based on the irony that even though he is extremely well identified, his true innermost needs and desires are unknown. The…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What are the similarities between the jobs of lawmaker and representative?

A lawmaker and a representative are basically the same things under most government formats that have democratic values. Lawmakers are responsible for making laws. The people elect them for a…

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  • MATH

Write a quotient of two cube roots so that the answer when simplified is 3a^2/4b^3?

One way to do this would simply be to: cube both numerator and denominator. Therefore when you take the cube root of each you will have this answer. For example:

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  • SCIENCE

What are the physical and chemical properties of Mendelevium?

Physical properties refer to a trait or characteristic of a substance. Physical properties are measurable. Three physical properties of Mendelevium are listed below. 1. It has a melting point…

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  • OTHELLO

How does evil overcome good in Shakespeare’s Othello?

In Shakespeare’s Othello, there are times when evil overtakes good. For example, Othello is a good, noble character who is undone by Iago’s evil actions. Othello loves his wife Desdemona, and his…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Substantiate the claim that culture is an instrument in the process of gender construction.

Culture directly influences gender identity and construction. The construction of gender identity can be observed early on in the child-rearing process. The color the baby’s room is painted, the…

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  • THE SIGN OF THE BEAVER

In the book The Sign of the Beaver, why did Matt hope that Attean would find his manitou?

After disappearing for longer than usual, Attean reappeared at Matt’s home. At first Matt was excited to see his friend but then realized that Attean had something serious on his mind. Attean then…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

Does Gatsby objectify Daisy? If so, how?

Yes, I would say that he does. Often when people use this term they mean it in a sexual way, though that is not the only way objectification happens. Gatsby sees Daisy as a symbol of a particular…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

Where can I find scholarship on the Greek gods depicted in the Odyssey?

There are many thousands of books and articles on ancient Greek religion. As you classified this under Homer’s Odyssey, the most relevant works would probably be ones that talk about the Homeric…

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  • SCIENCE

Water boils at what temperature in Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvin scales?

In simplest terms, the boiling point of a liquid is the temperature at which it converts from liquid phase to gas phase. For example, at its boiling point, water (liquid) converts to water vapors…

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  • THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS

In the short story, “There Will Come Soft Rains,” what evidence suggests that the fire is…

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, to personify something means “to conceive of or represent as a person or as having human qualities or powers.” In the story, the house is…

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