What are examples of foreshadowing in “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”?

What are examples of foreshadowing in “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”?

  • BREATH, EYES, MEMORY

Discuss the symbols in Edwidge Danticat’s novel: Breath, Eyes, Memory. Anything else…

One of the major symbols in Edwidge Danticat’s Breath, Eyes, Memory is the daffodil. Daffodils are not native to Haiti and thus are a flower that is out of place among the rest. Martine’s…

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  • AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE

What are examples of foreshadowing in “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”?

There are several examples of foreshadowing in the Ambrose Bierce short story, “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge. Most of these occur in Part III of the story. Peyton Farquar feels a “sense of…

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  • HENRY

Is the conflict in One Thousand Dollars, by O’Henry, person vs self? Gillian struggles to spend…

I would agree that the conflict in this story is that of a person versus himself. I would put it just a bit differently than you do, though. I do not think that Gillian is struggling to do…

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  • SAKI

I need a summary of “Dusk” by Saki in 250 words.I need only a summary, please

As is typical of Saki, there is a subtle irony to his story, “Dusk,” in which a complacent, yet heart-weary Norman Grotsby rests on a park bench in the Park in London at twilight. The scene…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Is Harper Lee challenging the status quo about race relations through To Kill a Mockingbird or…

I do not think that there is any question here — the author is clearly challenging the ideas of race relations that were held by the majority of people in Maycomb during the time in which this…

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  • 1984

Is 1984 by George Orwell still worthy of studying? Do you agree? What are your criticisms? How do…

I would certainly think that Orwell’s work is worthy of studying. No doubt it was written in a specific context, where the struggle for freedom was present in the fight against Communism or fear…

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  • HENRY

In O. Henry’s poem “One Thousand Dollars,” is the “rabbit-foot” in the line “Rabbit-foot your…

  1. Henry’s charming prose-poem “One Thousand Dollars” has in it the line: “Rabbit-foot your right ear a little.” This referes to the means in previous eras of applying ladies’ face powder, a part…

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  • FLIGHT

What is the tone of John Steinbeck’s short story “Flight”?

One of author John Steinbeck’s finest short stories, “Flight” has an absolute feel of desperation throughout most of the suspenseful tale. It is a tale of growth from youth to manhood in just a few…

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  • HISTORY

Why has the issue over proper balance between the national government and the states generated…

I would say that the main reason why this balance has been controversial is that the idea of tyranny by a central government is a major concern in our history — it is what we became independent to…

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  • JOURNALISM GROUP

What is an example of comparative newspaper coverage of one or more items?

I think that more detail might be needed in the question. It seems that there is much in way of exploration in this topic and providing a bit more guidance could allow strong answers and thoughts…

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  • DEATH OF A SALESMAN

A study question I need to answer: “Epic and expressionist features in Death of a Salesman;…

Interesting question… I am going to attempt to clarify the Brechtian epic theatre approach to your question. Since you are unsure of the question’s intent, please feel free to ask a second…

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  • LITERATURE

Lyrics for studyI have chosen to use song lyrics as oral text for my Year 13 students to further…

I am not sure if this fits into what you are wanting to do or not but I think Cat’s in the Cradleby Harry Chapin would be good. I have always thought the lyrics of this song would be a good topic…

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  • THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

In the play how do I explain “puns and epigrams.” And where are they?

Puns and epigrams are figures of speech used by Wilde to make the characters contradict themselves, and their actions. This also consists on phrases who are funny, sarcastic, ironic, or simply that…

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  • BUSINESS

Explain why Taylorism is an inappropriate theory of motivation for engineers within a modern…

I would say that one fundamental reason why Taylor’s theories could not be effective motivation tools for engineers is because this is not the paradigm’s expressed purpose. Taylor was not…

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  • THE KITE RUNNER

I would like to know Amir and Hassan’s birthdays. When did they have it?I mean daymonth. Thank…

Unfortunately, there is no specific month and day given for the birthdays of Amir and Hassan. In chapter two, it is revealed that, “Hassan was born in the winter of 1964, just one year after my…

  • GRAMMAR

Discuss the differences and similarities between modern linguistics and traditional grammar

Hi I think you could summarise these two camps as prescriptive (traditional grammar) and descriptive (modern linguistics). That is to say, traditional grammar was seen as a framework of…

  • SCIENCE

What is the reason for anomalous expansion of water?

Neela answers the “what” of the expansion very well, but I have a feeling you are also looking for the “why”. When most substances cool from a liquid to a solid state, the volume decreases because…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

How does The Great Gatsby show that everyone gets what they deserve?How does The Great Gatsby…

Personally, I do not think that it does. For example, I think that Tom Buchanan is by far a worse person than Gatsby and would have deserved to die more than he. But if I had to argue that it does…

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  • THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS

how would u describe the end of the play?

a possibility of change is implied, but the ending is seemingly left hanging and open as there is no evidence that Beatrice will actually open a tea shop though it seems that she will. Another…

  • BUSINESS

which is the ability of system to repair itself, survive and grow by importing resources from its…

Negative entropy

  • MATH

Write a pair of negative integers whose difference gives 10 and whose sum is -10.

Assume that the integers are n and m We know that: n-m=10 ==> n=m+10 And n+m =-10 Substitute with n=m+

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  • OTHELLO

In the play Othello, Is Othello’s ability to love absolutely a strength or weakness?Iam trying to…

I would presume that you will get different responses to this question. I think that Othello’s absolute sense of love is a weakness because it causes him blindness. He is blind to Iago’s…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

Discuss how the theme of wealth and poverty plays an important role in The Great Gatsby? (Please…

The primary theme in this novel has to do with wealth and the lack of it, so you should have plenty to say in your essay. Rather than choose three supporting points for you, I’ll review the things…

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  • LITERATURE

When I’m reading a novel how do i know if a quote is worth remembering, referring to and “sticky…

I think that this might be a question that can be approached in a variety of ways. Certainly, readers who have read more and gained a certain maturity in their ability to read can identify…

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  • FLIGHT

In ‘Flight’ by John Steinbeck, I am struggling to account for and explain the ‘tone’ of the short…

In this parable, Steinbeck’s naturalistic style creates both a mystical and suspenseful tone to capture a young man’s struggle with his inevitable manhood. Tone is influenced and created through an…

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  • ESSAY LAB

I want to compare Prince Hamlet and Antigone. In the introduction should write the summary of the…

I think that the first point of reference has to be the assignment itself that your instructor has given. If this specifies what has to be done, such as writing a plot summary, then I believe you…

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  • THE HORSE DEALER’S DAUGHTER

Where is allegory and paradox in the story of ” The Horse Dealer’s Daughter”?…

Allegory is a lesson communicated through symbolism, usually involving moral or spiritual ideas. A paradox is a statement that seems to contradict itself but actually contains a truth, or it can be…

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  • HENRY

Is there any use of poetic devics such as similes, metaphors, imagery or personification in One…

With the way that O. Henry writes, there are always examples of things like this in his stories. Let me list a few. Early on in the story, when Gillian is talking to Old Bryson, he mentions that…

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  • HENRY

In O. Henry’s “One Thousand Dollars,” are there any foreshadowings or flashbacks in this story?If…

Is there a reason that you think there is either of these devices in this story? I do not think that there is anything that really fits in either of these categories in this story. There is most…

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  • TONI MORRISON

How do race and gender form the novel “Love”?a short summary, analysis of the novel

One aspect of gender that is an integral element to this novel is the relationship between Christine and Heed. They begin as friends, children who play together and share a special bond, but when…

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  • SCIENCE

What happens if the sinoatrial node starts to speed up or slow down, for a long period time?

The sinoatrial node (SA node), located in the right atrium of the heart serves as the hearts “normal” pacemaker. This refers to the conduction pathway of the myocardium. The heart is a muscle and…

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  • AMADEUS

Using evidence from the film, how can we argue that Salieri is or is not the central figure, the…

I think that you can make a very strong case that Salieri is the central figure of the film. Initially, it should be noted that Salieri’s voice is what guides us throughout the film. He is the…

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  • MATH

What are the Concepts of zero in various ancient civilizations ?? i basically want the names…

In Mexico , the Mayayans appear to have recognised zero as a number more than 1300 years ago. Ancient Greeks, Romans and and Egyptians had not used zero as a number.Greeks made their mathematical…

  • GRAMMAR

HE IS DEFICIENT ………………….. COMMON SENSE.FILL IN WITH SUITABLE PREPOSITIONS.

In American English, at least, the only preposition that would really go in this blank would be “in.” So we would say “He is deficient in common sense,” which means that he does not have enough…

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  • SCIENCE

What are some complications of Hepatitis C?

Hepatitis C is a virus and is capable of causing a great deal of damage to the liver. There are many different hepatitis viruses and Hepatitis C is considered to be one of the most dangerous….

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  • SCIENCE

What makes a hormone a tropic hormone?

Tropic hormones, also called trophic hormones, are produced by the anterior pituitary gland (or adenohypophysis). They act to stimulate other endocrine glands to release their hormones rather than…

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  • THE WEARY BLUES

What is the poem “The Weary Blues” about, and what is the theme of the poem?Can you personally…

This poem, written in 1923, is about an African American jazz musician who is playing and singing in a nightclub. The speaker of the poem is observing the singer, noting how physically tired or…

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  • RICHARD CORY

What is the poem “Richard Cory” about, and what is the theme of the poem?Can you personally…

In my opinion, there are two themes to this poem. First, the poem is telling us that we people tend to think that the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. We think that other…

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  • SCIENCE

What are some of the signs that leads up to a person having a heart attack, especially in their…

Most heart attacks begin very slowly with mild pain and discomfort. Sometimes these symptoms do not wake people from their sleep. Others are very sudden and very intense. There are three very…

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  • SCIENCE

What would happen if we did not have our parathyroid gland?

The parathyroid glands have very important roles and that is to regulate calcium levels in the body. This is so the nervous and muscular systems can functions properly. These glands are constantly…

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  • SCIENCE

What causes a person to have body odor even when they do the things that they need to do?

Body emitting unpleasant smell is not uncommon. The smell results from bacteria present on the body, bacteria which rapidly multiply when they come in contact with the sweat. Some parts of the body…

  • SCIENCE

What makes a person stutter?

Stuttering (stammering) is a communication disorder. The flow of speech is interrupted by prolongations, repetitions, or sudden stops. In addition, sometimes abnormal facial or body movements occur…

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  • BIOLOGY

Does a blood test show if your are allergic to something?

There are blood tests that can determine if a person has allergies. The purpose of a blood test is to find substances called antibodies. Allergy test that are conducted on the skin are more…

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  • HISTORY

How did immigration after 1945 affect Canadian cultural identity?This is the thesis question for…

As I understand it (I’m not Canadian…) immigration since 1945 was in two waves. The first was European but not French or English speaking. The second is the more recent group of immigrants who…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

If factions cannot be removed, then how does Madison recommend controlling the effects of…

To Madison, the fact that factions cannot be removed without destroying people’s liberty is the most important argument for why a republic needs to be relatively large. He was making this argument…

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  • MATH

Answer the following questions, given the equation y=-3(1/2)^x-6 +6 a) Graph the function…

It is not possible for us here to provide you with a graph to your equation. I could tell you how to go about this problem. Take numbers as values of x like for example 2, 1, 0.5… and replace…

  • HISTORY

What is a synopsis of the Suez Canal Crisis?

The Suez Crisis happened in July of 1956. The basic idea is that Egypt “nationalized” the Suez Canal. That means that they took it from the company that ran it and made it property of the…

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  • SCIENCE

an employee finds an unknown liquid on the floor. In order to figure out what machine needs to be…

Here are a few helpful facts. Adding a hydroxide to the solution will cause insoluable CaOH to precipitate out if Ca is present. The presence of either Na or K can be distiguished by a simple flame…

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  • THE TEMPEST

In The Tempest, how does King Alonso feel about sleep?

The Shakespearean character named Alonso is the king in The Tempest. So I am assuming that he is the one you are asking about and I have moved your question to reflect that… The only hint I see…

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  • REFERENCE

How to translate from english to latin, “I shall obey my heart and marry this girl, for she…

Ego vadum pareo meus pectus pectoris quod matrimonium is puella , pro is nixor delecto mihi plurimus truculenter.

 


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