What are examples of anaphora in the “Speech to the Virginia Convention”?

What are examples of anaphora in the “Speech to the Virginia Convention”?

  • THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE

How many soldiers were involved in the Charge of the Light Brigade?

The answer to this all depends on which soldiers you are referring to. If you are just referring to the soldiers within the brigade itself, Tennyson states in every stanza that there are 600…

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  • SCIENCE

Why do children easily and effortlessly remember the names of new objects, but it is much harder…

Science thus far does not have a definitive answer to this question, but it is a fascinating and important one that psychologists, educators, linguists, and neuroscientists have been and will…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill A Mockingbird where can I find examples of Calpurnia disagreeing with Aunt Alexandra?

In Chapter 3, Calpurnia scolds Scout for looking down on Walter Cunningham Jr. Scout makes fun of the way Walter eats and Calpurnia takes Scout into the kitchen and tells her that Walter is company…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

Questions to ask Cherry to show her point of view ?

Cherry is a great character, because she retains the ability to rise above the petty Greaser/Soc squabbles. The fight between the two groups is life and death at times. What makes it petty is…

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  • BUSINESS

Please help me to get some ideas about why government shouldn’t intervene in business.

There are two main reasons why someone might say that it is bad for government to intervene in business. One argument is pragmatic while the other is more of a moral argument. Morally speaking,…

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

What is the difference between hunting animals and hunting humans?

In the short story “The Most Dangerous Game,” the ethical nature of hunting is introduced to the reader. In the beginning of the story, Rainsford is discussing hunting animals and big game hunting…

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  • STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING

In “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” what is the effect of the poem rhythm written in…

Poets use rhythm in poetry to reinforce the message or meaning they are trying to get across with the words. Iambic rhythm is the most common poetic rhythm. It consists of one unaccented syllable…

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  • SCIENCE

Who are internet fraud stake holders and what can they do to turn the tide?

Internet fraud is a rapidly growing threat to the entire world and with more and more devices being connected to internet, stakeholders need to come up with plans to counter this threat. The…

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  • SCIENCE

Which two body organs remove excess salts from the body?

Water balance must be regulated because equal amounts of water consumed by eating and drinking must be off-set by the amount that is excreted. The amount of the solvent water relative to dissolved…

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  • EPITHALAMION

How did Spencer find a way to utilize the conventional gods and goddesses of mythology in…

Spencer employed the depiction of Greek gods and goddesses to describe his marriage and events of that particular day. Although the marriage refers to aspects of Greek mythology as the events…

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  • SCIENCE

Is sound is necessary for biotic life?

Sound is not a requirement for life. However, living things use sound in various ways. The most obvious use of sound by living things is via communication. Some animals use mating calls to find a…

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  • SCIENCE

What area of the brain gives us sense of smell: the cerebrum, cerebellum or brain stem?

The cerebrum is responsible for olfaction, or the sense of smell. The other portions of the brain listed are responsible mainly for balance (cerebellum) and primitive functions such as respiratory…

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  • RAYMOND’S RUN

What are some traits of the narrator in “Raymond’s Run”?

Squeaky is responsible, street-wise, loyal, unselfish, mature, sensible, and loving. Responsible and Street-wise In the exposition Squeaky states that her assignment in life is to “mind my brother…

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  • BEKA LAMB

What is the summary of Chapter Three in “Beka Lamb”?

Summary of Chapter Three: In this chapter, Beka Lamb enjoys the surrounding view from her room up in the attic. A storm has just started, and as she looks across the town, she is thankful to be…

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  • THE LION AND THE JEWEL

Why was Sadiku dancing at the beginning of the scene entitled “Night” in The Lion and the Jewel?

At the beginning of the scene entitled “Night,” Sadiku enters the stage with a carved figure of the Bale. She begins to laugh hysterically and comments on how the same thing happened to his father,…

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  • A PRAYER FOR MY DAUGHTER

What does W. B. Yeats mean by “intellectual hatred”?

In “Prayer For My Daughter,” W.B. Yeats considers what he really wants for his daughter, who at the time of his writing, is yet an infant. He wants her to grow to be beautiful–and what father…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

What is the relationship between George and Lennie in the way that they speak to each other?

This is a complex question, because the interaction between George and Lennie varies greatly. If we look at each interaction in insolation, we might get a wrong picture. Therefore, it is important…

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  • ARTS

After teaching students Romanticism’s new vision of nature in reaction to Neoclassicism, what…

Joseph Mallord William Turner, recognized as the greatest landscape painter of the 19th century, certainly paved the way for a rebellion against the Neoclassical movement. Neoclassicism, as…

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  • SWEAT

In her short story “Sweat,” Hurston uses regional dialect. What knowledge about the characters…

“Sweat” by Zora Neale Hurston is set, like many of Hurston’s works, in a small town in central Florida. Hurston herself was brought up in Eatonville, Florida, and later returned to Florida as an…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the difference between a scientist and a technologist?

Even though these terms may be used interchangeably, there are significant differences between scientists and technologists. Scientists study science, that is, they try to decipher why things…

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

Are there any conflicts for man vs society in “The Most Dangerous Game”?

There are several types of conflict in the story “The Most Dangerous Game,” but man vs society is not one of the conflicts. There is a man vs. man conflict, and the best evidence for that is the…

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  • THE ROAD TO MECCA

What is Katrina’s oppression in “The Road to Mecca”?

Katrina is a minority character in the story. Yes, she is a minor character too, but she is an ethnic minority who cleans Miss Helen’s house. I would say that Katrina experiences two main forms…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

In Animal Farm, discuss how the failure of revolution is a consequence of ignorance and the abuse…

In Animal Farm, Orwell demonstrates that revolution is impossible to achieve when power is abused and when ignorance prevents the citizenry from acting. When Old Major opens the novel with his…

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  • THE CAY

What conflicts are found in Theodore Taylor’s The Cay?

A conflict is a struggle within a story. Often the struggle is between the protagonist and antagonist; however, there can be several types of conflict. It should also be noted that there can be…

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  • LITERATURE

What is a summary of the fourth stage of life in seven ages of life?

I assume you are referring to Shakespeare’s As You Like It monologue in Act II Scene 7, lines 139-166. The fourth stage is “the soldier”: Then a soldier,Full of strange oaths, and bearded like…

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  • STARGIRL

From Jerry Spinelli’s Stargirl, why did Hillari tell Stargirl not to sing to her on her birthday?…

Hillari represents every pretty and mean high school girl from the dawn of time. She is all things popular and superficial. To have a girl who dresses up in prairie dresses sing to her in the…

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  • SCIENCE

How can you separate salt from salt water solution by evaporation?

Salt can be separated from a salt water solution by evaporation. All one needs to do is to heat the water to a temperature equal to or more than its boiling point. This will cause all the water to…

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  • THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE

At the beginning of “The Red Headed League,” Holmes and Dr. Watson meet Mr. Jabez Wilson at their…

Arthur Conan Doyle frequently started his Sherlock Holmes stories with demonstrations of Sherlock Holmes’ powers of deduction. In the case involving Jabez Wilson, Holmes explains his deductions…

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  • IF

Why does the poet call ‘triumph’ and ‘disaster’ impostors?

“Triumph” and “disaster” are two opposite situations of life. One confronts both in his or her life. Both are fleeting in nature as neither of these two lasts forever. By “triumph,” the poet means…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In the lines “After my bout with Cecil Jacobs when I committed myself to a policy of cowardice,…

Let’s look at the context of this line in order to better understand Scout’s characterization. First of all, Scout wants to fight with Cecil Jacobs because on the playground, he announces that…

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  • MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN

What is the name of Sam’s trained falcon in Jean George’s My Side of the Mountain?

Within the first 50 pages of Jean George’s My Side of the Mountain, while Sam is busily building a bed for himself, an old woman sees him and orders him to help her pick strawberries to make jam….

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  • SCIENCE

What are two ways in which respiration is different from photosynthesis?

Photosynthesis is the process in which carbon dioxide and water are used (generally by green plants that contain chlorophyll) in presence of sun light and we obtain sugar molecules and oxygen. This…

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  • THE STORY OF MY LIFE

In Helen Keller’s, The Story of My Life what thoughts disturbed Helen whenever she sat down to…

In an effort to inspire others, Helen Keller relates many stories about her childhood and young adult life in her autobiography, The Story of My Life. Helen is left blind and deaf after an illness…

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  • THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON

What is a minor theme in The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss and Johann Rudolph Wyss?

The classic young reader’s novel The Swiss Family Robinson was first written by Johann David Wyss, who was a Swiss clergyman. He had written it for his own family of four sons, just as the father…

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  • THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON

What is the main theme in The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss and Johann Rudolf Wyss?

The central theme in the young reader’s novel The Swiss Family Robinson, by Johann David Wyss and Johann Rudolf Wyss, is family. Though the Robinson family becomes stranded on an uninhabited…

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  • LITERATURE

What is tone?

The term tone refers to a writer’s attitude towards the subject matter of a piece of writing or towards the audience for which the piece is written. Tone is especially conveyed through diction,…

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  • AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE

What point of view is employed in each section of An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge?

For every section of this story, the point of view is third person limited omniscient. In Part One, we know this because the narrator knows Peyton Fahrquhar’s thoughts and feelings but no other…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Who are the urban poor?

The term “urban poor” describes people who live below the poverty line in cities and urban settings. In comparison with rural poor, who may live in poverty due to a lack of infrastructure or…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Please give me a short essay/self reflection paper on the bases of your gender constructions.

On eNotes, we cannot actually write an essay for you. Instead, we can help you think of what to put in your own essay. In this case, you need to be thinking about how you, personally, have come…

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  • THE PRINCESS BRIDE

What makes the Princess Bride a fairy tale and what doesn’t? (relating to the film)

Great movie! Easily makes my top 5 favorite of all time. I would definitely say it has more in common with fairy tales than not. For example, the film has a clear division of good vs. evil….

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  • SCIENCE

Are all experiments done in the laboratory?

Not all the experiments are done in the laboratory, many of them are done in the field. Depending on the size of the experimental set up or the equipment required, an experiment’s location is…

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  • EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON

List a few good critical thinking questions for the poems “The Earthern Goblet” and “Richard Cory.”

“Richard Cory,” by Edward Arlington Robinson: What is the main message of the poem? Why do you think Cory committed suicide? How do you think the townspeople relate to Cory? Are they friends?…

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  • BUSINESS

Why might firms in perfect competition choose to be open on Monday, typically the slowest day of…

This is a hypothetical question about a hypothetical market model that assumes conditions that do not exist in the real-world marketplace, although agriculture is used as an example of perfect…

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  • KING LEAR

How can King Lear be called a play of redemption?

Labeling King Lear as a play of redemption rests in the evolution of the protagonist. It is difficult to see Shakespeare’s drama as redemptive given its ending. Everyone dies. However, if we…

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  • LITERATURE

How does the poem “The Inchcape Rock” display an impressive moral message to all that evil cannot…

In the poem, the pirate captain, Sir Ralph the Rover, maliciously destroyed the bell mounted on a buoy by the Abbot of Aberbrothok. The boat is lower’d, the boatmen row, And to the Inchcape Rock…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the physical properties of iron sulphide?

The following are examples of the physical properties of iron sulfide: – Grey to Black in color -Solid – Molar mass of 87.91 grams/mole – Density ranging from 4.75 – 4.84 grams/ milliliter (which…

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  • HISTORY

How did horses help cultural advancement?

I assume that you are asking about how horses helped societies progress towards civilization. I will base my answer on this assumption. Horses helped society progress towards civilization because…

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  • THE ALCHEMIST

In the novel The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, what is the author trying to tell us through…

Each character in Coelho’s The Alchemist is symbolic of a character trait or phase of life that each of us may go through in life. Santiago at first represents Christ as a kind shepard of a flock;…

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  • SPEECH TO THE VIRGINIA CONVENTION

What are examples of anaphora in the “Speech to the Virginia Convention”?

Patrick Henry uses anaphora, the repetition of a sequence of words at the beginning of sentences, when he describes how the colonies have attempted to negotiate with their sovereign: We have…

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  • HISTORY

What were the political goals of the Urban League? How did they differ from the political goals…

The National Urban League, founded in 1910 as the National League on Urban Conditions Among Negros, was created with the goals of giving blacks in the United States a stake in the American economy,…

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