What are some advantages of social media?

What are some advantages of social media?

  • LAW AND POLITICS

In U.S. Law, a criminal defendant does not have to testify or present witnesses at a trial….

The writers of the Constitution were very concerned about people being forced to possibly incriminate themselves during a trial. Protecting a defendant from testifying against himself or herself…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Explain the victory in Old Sarum almost causing an acquittal during the jury deliberations.

In Chapter 15, the Old Sarum bunch surrounds Atticus while he is reading outside of Tom Robinson’s cell. They are a lynch mob who plan to kill Tom Robinson before the trial. Fortunately, Scout…

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  • MATH

I have packs of 100 balls that should all be white. Occasionally a randomly distributed black…

Suppose the probability of a randomly-selected ball being black is P.We want it to be so that after 100 samples, the probability that no more than 1 of those samples is black is less than 5%. So,…

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  • SYLVIA PLATH

What techniques and ideas does Sylvia Plath use to construct the idea of aging in her poem “Mirror”?

First, Plath speaks from the point of view of the mirror itself. The mirror does not lie, as the saying goes, and the mirror attests to this in the first verse: …I have no…

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  • LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER

In “Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl, what are Mary’s feelings? What strategies does she…

The story begins with visual imagery highlighting the warmth and cozy atmosphere of Mary’s home. Her own feelings are described as tranquil, content, and hopeful. She looks forward to her husband’s…

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  • GAMES AT TWILIGHT

How did Anita Desai portray the child’s disappointment in the story?

I believe that the child you are referring to in your question is Ravi. He spends most of the story hiding in a shed from Raghu, because the kids are playing hide and seek. The entire time Ravi is…

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  • HISTORY

What did the British Empire comprise of?

The British Empire was a well-known empire. It was found throughout the world. The British had colonies in North America. This included colonies in what is now the United States and Canada. The…

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  • SCIENCE

How is biodiversity researched? In what ways is this research used for biodiversity conservation…

Keeping detailed and accurate biodiversity inventories is one means in which biodiversity conservation is researched. Such an inventory is kept by Harvard within their Harvard Forest. Biodiversity…

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  • THE BOOK THIEF

How do the opening chapters of The Book Thief foreshadow the difficulties of children in war?

Death introduces himself first of all in Zusak’s The Book Thief. If the narrator himself can be taken as a foreshadowing, then one could obviously predict that there will be many people dying in…

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  • THE CAY

Explain why Theodore Taylor dedicated The Cay to Dr. King and his dream. Why does he think young…

After reading The Cay by Theodore Taylor, his reasons for dedicating the book to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are fairly obvious. Taylor wrote a book to show that we are all trying to survive in a…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

What is the correlation between smartness and niceness?

There is no absolute, “one size fits all” correlation that one could ascribe to all of the characters. Lennie is fun-loving and nice, and he is the least intelligent character in the story. One can…

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  • MORNING IN THE BURNED HOUSE

What is the meaning of “A Visit” by Margaret Atwood?

“A Visit” is written in mournful resignation from the perspective of one visiting an elderly man who is losing his memory. “Only one day remains,/The one you’re in,” Atwood writes, and in…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

What can we infer about Ponyboy’s character in The Outsiders?

Ponyboy Curtis is the main focus and narrator of the book The Outsiders. He is the youngest of the three Curtis brothers, and also the youngest of the greaser gang. Very early in the novel Ponyboy…

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  • MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN

Why does Sam watch to see what the birds are eating in Jean George’s My Side of the Mountain?

In the book My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George, Sam watches the birds to see what they are eating. Although this behavior might seem unusual to some readers, Sam does this to…

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  • HARPER LEE

What would be a good way to write a thesis statement discussing Harper Lee and why her writing is…

I assume you have read, To Kill a Mockingbird. In that case, let’s focus on To Kill a Mockingbird to explore why Harper Lee is such a renowned author. The novel has sold millions of copies; it is…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

Do you think Fortunato insulted Montresor on purpose? Why or why not?

I do believe Fortunato insulted Montresor on purpose. Although Montresor does seem very sensitive and defensive, especially in the first line of the story — a line that describes “The thousand…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What literary period would Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird fall under?

Harper Lee published To Kill a Mockingbird in 1960. At that time, people were writing in all sorts of styles and following different movements. The literary movement that best fits Lee’s novel,…

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  • REFERENCE

Who was the very first person to make dubstep or tecno?

To accurately answer your question I would need powers of divine knowledge. Your question falls into the category of, “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” By definition dubstep is a form of…

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  • REFERENCE

This decade,most organisations will be differentiated by talent,not technology.Do you agree or…

To agree with this statement, one could look at it from the standpoint that most organizations have access to the same technology. Take a smart phone for example. There are applications for nearly…

  • THE BLACK CAT

What are the problems that contributed to violence in the story?

In Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Black Cat,” the narrator attributes his violent behavior to alcoholism. He states that the first black cat, Pluto, was an especially beloved pet, but over the course of a…

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  • RELIGION

Explain the evolution of Hinduism from animism to henotheism.

Hinduism is comprised of many different belief systems spanning a large and diverse geographical region. Early Hinduism grew out of the animistic practices of specific clan-groups. Later, as…

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  • THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS

What is a character analysis of Bruno’s father?

Bruno’s father, Ralf, is a proud German, who is promoted by Adolph Hitler himself to the position of Commandant. Bruno’s father makes the important decision to move his family to Auschwitz where…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What church belief was shared by Scout’s normal church and First Purchase in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Both churches denounce sin and bless the needy. First Purchase is the African American church in Maycomb. This is the church where Calpurnia worships. She brings Scout and Jem there one Sunday…

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  • THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER

At the end of the story, why do all of Tom’s possessions disappear or get destroyed?

This is a great question! The narrator doesn’t tell us why, but we could take some good guesses based on information from the story. First, let’s take a close look at that spot: “Trustees were…

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  • ANTIGONE

What is the external conflict between Antigone and Ismene?

The external conflict between Antigone and Ismene is detailed at the very start of Antigone. It begins when Antigone details to Ismene that: Creon buried our brother Eteocles / With military…

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  • JANE EYRE

How is Jane Eyre independent? Please provide specific examples.

In Jane Eyre, we get the first glimpse of Jane’s independent spirit when she protests her cruel treatment at the hands of her aunt in Chapter 4: “I will never call you aunt again…I will say the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What does Atticus hope to achieve by defending Tom Robinson?

In Chapter 9, Atticus has a conversation with his brother about the upcoming trial. During the conversation, Jack asks Atticus how he thinks the trial will go, and Atticus responds by telling him…

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  • HISTORY

Analyze the Civil Rights Movement’s complex relationship with the Democratic Party between 1948…

Arguably, the Civil Rights Movement did not really begin to pick up steam until 1955, after the murder of Emmett Till and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, led by Rosa Parks and Dr. King. However, it is…

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  • DANTE’S INFERNO

What is the relationship between Dante the Author and Dante the Pilgrim from Dante’s Inferno?

Though it is obviously a work of fiction, Dante’s Divine Comedy contains many autobiographic elements. In particular, Dante the pilgrim has many similarities with Dante Alighieri, the real author….

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  • HENRY

In “The Last Leaf,” why is it considered that the last leaf was Behrman’s masterpiece?

The last leaf is considered Berhman’s masterpiece not because it was a technically beautiful work of art, or because it broke any social boundaries or experimented with style, but because it…

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  • THE YEARLING

How is Jody’s coming of age shown throughout the novel?

One of the first impressions the reader has of Jody is when he is building a flutter-wheel in the river rather than doing the work his father has asked him to do. He is grateful for the gentle way…

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  • THE WEDNESDAY WARS

How does the family’s house reveal that the Hoodhoods are not as perfect as Mr. Hoodhood would…

Holling’s father, Mr. Hoodhood, wants to project the image of perfection to his community. He wants to be the perfect architect, have the perfect family, and of course, have the perfect house….

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  • SCIENCE

What is the difference between anabolism and catabolism? Discuss energy and the products of these…

Livings organisms survive due to the occurrence of chemical reactions that constantly take place in their bodies. This is known as metabolism and consists of two types of reactions, anabolic and…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

Does Montresor possess a conscience throughout the story “The Cask of Amontillado”?

Yes, Montresor possesses a conscience throughout this story. It may not, however, appear that way on first glance, as walling up your enemy to slowly die of starvation does not seem like the act of…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

Why do you think Robert Walton is so eager to visit a hostile environment?

Captain Walton is eager to visit such a hostile environment because he is desirous of making some great discovery that will benefit the human race and win him fame and glory. He says in his first…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What is Lord Capulet like?

The audience may have a positive impression of Lord Capulet through the first two Acts of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. In Act III, he reveals a more malevolent personality after Juliet rebuffs…

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  • LANGSTON HUGHES

Identify two examples of simile in “Harlem” and describe their connection to a “dream deferred.”

In the poem “Harlem,” Langston Hughes uses five similes and one metaphor to describe what can happen to a dream when it is deferred. To “defer” means to put off or delay, and so all of the…

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  • INVISIBLE MAN

In the epilogue of Invisible Man, why does the narrator say that “reality is as irresistible as a…

The narrator of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man characterizes reality this way because of the brutality that he has experienced as a young, black man living in a racially stratified America….

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  • SCIENCE

Does tap water boil faster than pure water?

Actually the answer is that, technically speaking, tap water will take slightly longer to boil than pure water, but in reality the difference between the two will be negligible. Tap water will…

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  • GAMES AT TWILIGHT

What can be a theme statement for the story “Games at Twilight”?

I’m not entirely sure what you mean by theme statement. I think that you might be asking for a theme that is stated or present within the story. One theme that I think is clearly illustrated by…

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  • SCIENCE

Why don’t ionic compounds melt easily as molecular compounds?

Ionic Substances Solid ionic substances are composed of crystal lattice structures. These structures are held together by a strong force of attraction between positive and negative ions. In order…

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  • TANGERINE

In Tangerine, why does Paul put on his blue suit and go out to his backyard at noon on Thursday?

He does this to privately mourn for Luis. Paul’s seemingly odd actions are the subject of the chapter titled “Thursday, November 30.” The blue suit was the one he wore to Mike’s funeral, so for…

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  • THE GIVER

Predict reasons that a citizen would apply for release in The Giver.

Release was actually very rare, and citizens almost never apply for release. Release means death by lethal injection. There are three times when the community releases someone. There were only…

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  • 1984

In 1984, describe the scene from the war film that Winston recounts.

In 1984, Winston goes to see a war film characterized by graphic violence. He writes about it in his journal in great detail. In one scene, a ship of refugees is being bombed and a fat man, trying…

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  • HEALTH

What are the advantages and disadvantages of OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder)?

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder in which sufferers experience unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, or behaviors. A behavior is usually done in order to try to get…

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  • HOLES

Why didn’t Stanley Yelnats want to move around in his cot?

Stanley Yelnats, the main character in Holes by Louis Sachar, is sent to Camp Green Lake. The “camp” isn’t really a camp at all, but a juvenile detention facility. It’s not a very pleasant place….

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  • HISTORY

What might have happened to the ability of Congress to govern if the Framers had not included the…

The elastic clause is a very important clause in the Constitution. Without it, it would be much more difficult for Congress to do its job. The elastic clause allows Congress to deal with issues not…

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  • GIBBONS V. OGDEN

How did the ruling in Gibbons v. Ogden extend federal power over the states?

Like many of the decisions of the Marshall Court, Gibbons v. Ogden greatly enhanced the powers of the federal government. In this case, it did so by asserting the exclusive power of the federal…

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  • HISTORY

How did the huge industrial trusts develop in industries such as steel and oil, and what was…

Toward the end of the 1800s, huge trusts began to form in various industries, including the steel and the oil industries. This occurred in various ways. One factor that influenced the formation of…

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  • LITERATURE

What are some advantages of social media?

Though people may disagree over whether social media is a positive or negative influence in our lives, it certainly offers some benefits that cannot be found elsewhere. Social media websites and…

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