What are poetic devices, including metaphor and personification, used by Vachel Lindsay in the…

# What are poetic devices, including metaphor and personification, used by Vachel Lindsay in the…

• VACHEL LINDSAY

What are poetic devices, including metaphor and personification, used by Vachel Lindsay in the…

Some poetic devices Lindsay uses in “The Flower-Fed Buffaloes” are personification, hyperbole, metaphor, and imagery. Lines 3 and 4 begin the personification. Personification is the giving of…

• MATH

Solve the equation 2cos2x + 4sinx = 3.

We have to solve 2*cos 2x + 4*sin x = 3. We use the relation: cos 2x = 1 – 2* (sin x)^2 2*cos 2x + 4*sin x = 3 => 2* (1 – 2* (sin x)^2) + 4*sin x = 3 => 2 – 4*(sin x)^2 + 4* sin x = 3…

• MATH

A student wants to save \$8000 for college in five years. How much should be put every year into…

The student wants to have \$8000 at the end of 5 years by placing a certain amount in an account every year where he is able to earn 5.2 interest annually. Let the amount be X. The amount that is…

• THE KITE RUNNER

What are the different types of journeys in The Kite Runner?

Hassan has to journey back to his childhood hut after being attacked by Assef and his friends. He was retrieving the prized, defeated kite for his friend for whom he would do anything. His friend,…

• AN INSPECTOR CALLS

In An Inspector Calls, how does J.B.Priestley portray his socialist views through the play?

Priestley uses the inspector as a vehicle for his socialist message. The inspector, by interrogating each of the family members about their involvement with Eva Smith, reveals their selfish flaws…

• MATH

8 integers with a common difference add up to 120. What are the 8 integers.

As the numbers have a common difference, they form an AP. We can take the first number as a and if the common difference is d, the numbers are of the form a , a + d … , a + 7d Now we have the sum…

• ULYSSES

How does James Joyce describe Ulysses in his book? How does Joyce’s description differ from…

Although James Joyce titled his book Ulysses, the plot of the novel centers around the characters of Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus. Essentially, Joyce’s title, as well as the episodes in the…

• MATH

How can it be proved that: Sigma (k=2 to infinity) [ln(k-1) + ln(k+1) – 2*ln k] = -ln 2

We have to prove that Sigma (k = 2 to inf) [ ln(k-1) + ln(k+1) – 2 *ln k]= – ln (2) Sigma (k = 2 to inf) [ ln(k-1) + ln(k+1) – 2*ln k] Now for k = 2 to inf., we have ln(k-1) + ln(k+1) – 2*ln k +…

• MATH

What is the center and radius of the circle represented by : x^2 + y^2 + 4x – 8y – 5 = 0

We have the equation of the circle given by x^2 + y^2 + 4x – 8y – 5 = 0 x^2 + y^2 + 4x – 8y – 5 = 0 First we complete the squares for x and y x^2 + 4x + 4 + y^2 + 16 – 8y – 25 = 0 (x + 2)^2…

• CALCULUS

If y = sin x + cos 3x, find the third derivative of y?

We have the function y = sin x + cos 3x. The derivative of sin x is cos x and the derivative of cos x is -sin x. Also, for a function of the form y= f(g(x)), the derivative of y or y’ is given by…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why would having boys and girls in different classrooms benefit students?Why would having boys…

There are a number of reasons why single-sex classrooms might benefit students. First of all, such classrooms are said to be beneficial to girls. It is said that teachers do not treat girls…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

How does the global economy impact the USA?How does the global economy impact the USA?

The term “global economy” is used to refer to the idea that the economies of almost all the countries in the world are dependent on one another to some extent. In other words, instead of having…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, what influence does Jem have on Scout’s feelings about Boo?

From the beginning of the novel, Jem sees Boo as the boogieman of the neighborhood, as do all the children in Maycomb. He is the main influence on Scout at this point. He has all of the stories,…

Compare and contrast Homer’s Iliad Book 9 and Book 24 in reference to theme, plot development,…

In both books, Achilles is unforgiving in his anger, one of the themes. He will not relent in either book. The difference is that in Book 9 he will not forgive Agamemnon for taking Briseis, even…

• ARTS

Who is the female black American artist who creates story quilts and has written and illustrated…

The artist to whom you are referring is Faith Ringgold. She is an award-winning artist and illustrator of children’s books. She was born in Harlem, NY in 1930 and she was educated at the City…

• ECONOMICS

How is focusing on industrial agriculture beneficial for a nation?

When a nation starts to grow economically there is usually a major shift from agriculture to industries. With economic growth there is increased consumption and it is important to focus towards…

Why would a company seek an alliance over some other form of market entry?

When a company seeks to gain entry into a new market, there are many obstacles that it faces. They include factors like existing players having economies of scale; when a new company makes an entry…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

What is the influence of the parents in Romeo and Juliet?

For the most part, the parents’ role are one of antagonists. The Montagues might be more in tune with their son’s behaviors, but they do little to lessen the rivalry with the Capulets that create…

• THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

Describe the ever-changing nature of the sailors with reference to the context of “The Rime of…

The mariner’s shipmates are in a constant state of change throughout the entire poem. While they are still alive, the men change how they feel about the Mariner killing the albatross. At first…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Should the federal government be solely responsible for operating prisons?Should the federal…

I tend to think that some local control and decision making is likely a better thing than oversight or management at the federal level for all of the prisons in the United States. Of course, I’d…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What kind of questions may arise out of hiring private companies to manage correctional…

The most important question that arises from this is the question of whether private companies will treat prisoners poorly and/or may be less conscious of security as a way of making more money….

• LAW AND POLITICS

What intermediate sanction has been the most effective?What intermediate sanction has been the…

The most effective intermediate sanction programs are one in which an intermediate sanction is needed and when the goals of the intermediate sanction are clear. The best example of this is in drug…

• HISTORY

How was the cultural life of America in the period known as Great Depression?

Culture in America was profoundly impacted by the poverty and lack of power caused by the economic crises of the time. There was greater impact found in documentaries that depicted reality as it…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Are intermediate sanctions meeting the need of filling the gap between probation and…

Not quite sure what you mean by intermediate sanctions; but I assume you mean punishments beyond mere probation but short of incarceration. My argument would be yes, they do, in certain situations….

• HEART OF DARKNESS

How does physical illness relate to madness in Heart of Darkness?How does one’s environment…

Are you asking whether nature or physical illness contributed to the madness? Some physical illnesses can lead to madness. In Conrad’s day, they were often conditions that are easily treated now,…

• LITERATURE

What are 50 possible themes in a poem/book/prose?

Wow! What a question that is. I think you are referring to universal themes, or the common themes in literature. The theme of a book or poem is the author’s message or point. Here are 100…

• FRANKENSTEIN

In Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, how does Alphonse Frankenstein describe the death of William?

In the letter from his father, Victor Frankenstein learns that his little brother William is dead. Alphonse describes the event as William being strangled by an unknown stranger while taking a…

• FRANKENSTEIN

In Frankenstein, what does Elizabeth say in Justine’s defense?

On Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Elizabeth had the very tough task of having to identify the locket that William had before his death, and then somehow ended up in Justine’s possession. This…

• FRANKENSTEIN

In Frankenstein, what is Justine’s one piece of evidence against her for which she has no…

On chapter 8 of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Justine Moritz is accused of murdering little William Frankenstein. William is Victor’s young brother and, by default, Elizabeth’s cousin…

• LITERATURE

What are the important issues in English History that affects English Literature?

There are a lot of issues in English history that affects English literature.SO many wars occured which ultimately put an impact upon the writers of that time,and they wrote accordingly.Reign of…

• CINEMA

In Stalag 17 how does the portrayal of American soldiers seem consistent with American values?

There seems to be some challenging wording in the question. I think that the film depicts the soldiers as ones who believe in the power of solidarity and social cohesion. The soldiers are not…

• RELIGION

Are we leaving the Gospel of Jesus, and the Apostles for Paul’s Gospel?Why was Paul called an…

Paul identified himself as “an Apostle of Jesus Christ” in his several letters to the various Churches he founded. He had previously been a merciless persecutor of the Christian Church; but after a…

• RELIGION

Did Jesus make a mistake choosing the 12 Apostales, was Paul necesary, how many Pauls are…

Your question requires 3 separate answers, so I’ll take each issue in order. First, if you believe as a Christian that Jesus is the Son of God manifest in a physical body, then it follows that he…

• COMPOSED UPON WESTMINSTER BRIDGE, SEPTEMBER 3, 1802

What are Wordsworth’s feelings about nature?In these poems: “The World Is Too Much With Us,”…

Nature in the Wordsworth poems you ask about is something to be thoroughly experienced, studied, and contemplated. For Wordsworth, nature is an essential, not an extra or hobby. Humans should…

• RABINDRANATH TAGORE

Please could you help me write a brief sketch on the conflicting characters in The Castaway (A…

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Castaway_(Tagore)

• ROBERT FROST

Is Robert Frost a cosmopolitan poet?

Cosmopolitanism is the view that the world is a single community of humanity held together by a shared morality. This ideology stands over and against the opposing ideology that national,…

• MATH

What is the angle between the lines between (0,6) and (3, 8) and (0,6) and (1,2)?

The slope of the line between (0, 6) and (3, 8) is [( 8 – 6) / (3 – 0)] => (2 / 3) The angle between the positive x-axis and the line is the arc tan of the slope or arc tan ( 2/3) = 33.69…

• MATH

What is the distance between (9, 6) and the line 3x + 2y + 6 = 0

The general equation of the distance between the line ax + by + c = 0 and the point (x1 , y1) is given by |a*x1 + b*y1 + c| / sqrt ( a^2 + b^2) substituting the values we have here: D = | 3*9 + 2*6…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Please give examples showing how deduction is related to social science research.

Ideally, deduction is the basis of research in the social sciences. Deduction is the process of taking a theory and testing hypotheses based on that theory. There are many examples of how…

• MATH

What is the centroid of the triangle with vertices (6, 4), ( 3,1) and (0, 4)?

The centroid of a triangle is the point where the medians of the triangle meet. So we can find the centroid by determining the point of contact of two medians. In the given triangle, the midpoint…

• THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

What is the conception of honesty as is seen The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?For examlpe when…

Huck considers right and wrong throughout the story. He actually begins by discussing lying, saying, “I never seen anybody but lied one time or another.” He is trying to determine for himself…

• THE CRUCIBLE

What is The Crucible about? I don’t understand the text.

The Crucible is an outstanding drama by Arthur Miller. The play is set in Salem, Massachusetts, at the time of the infamous Salem witch trials, a sad chapter in American history. Before the…

• THE OUTSIDERS

In The Outsiders, after Johnny kills Bob, is Dally’s advice any good? Why do the boys think they…

Dally tells them to run to a church in the countryside. He gives them money and a gun, telling them to lie low for several days. The boys need to run because they killed someone,someone who is a…

• THE HOBBIT

Is The Hobbit for children while The Lord of the Rings is for adults?

I’ve always thought the Hobbit was easier to read with the Lord of the Rings being more difficult and more dense. So I think you could classify The Hobbit as more of a kids book than Lord of the…

• THE GOD OF SMALL THINGS

To what extent are autobiographical elements present in the novel The God of Small Things?

It is an interesting question to consider how much a work of fiction reflects the life and concerns of its author. When we examine this excellent novel in this light, we are able to detect some…

• BIOLOGY

Traits are passed from one generation to the next though genes. The genes for any trait have two alleles. When both the alleles for a trait are the same an organism is homozygous for the trait. If…

• SCIENCE

PHYSICSIn what ways do photons resemble other particles such as electrons? In what ways do they…

High energy photons such as gamma rays have a wavelength of about 10^-11 metres. They can be thought of as particles of this size. The classical electron radius is about 10^-15 metres. So their…

There is a proliferation of discount stores, online and in brick and mortar. I can think of a few stores you can physically go to, such as Home Goods, that sell name brands at discount. Online,…

• MATH

Solve the following equations using Matrix Method : 4x + 6y = 9 , 3x + y = 1

To solve a system of equations ax + by = c and dx + ey = f, we need to find the inverse of the matrix formed by the coefficients of the variables and multiply it with the matrix formed by the…