What are some good techniques for effective studying?

What are some good techniques for effective studying?

  • THE HUNGER GAMES

In chapters 7, 8, and 9 of The Hunger Games, what are some examples of literary devices?

My page numbers will be coming from the edition published in 2011 in the UK, so they might be a little different. I will try to give an approximation of where they are in each chapter. One of the…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

If taxes exceed the government expenditures, what will be the impact of the government budget on…

If taxes exceed government spending, there will be a government surplus. If there is a government surplus, the equilibrium income of the country as a whole will be reduced. This is because the…

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  • THE OPEN WINDOW

What makes Vera sound so convincing in “The Open Window?” Explain with quotes.

Always looking for some kind of adventure, the mischievous Vera devises a plan to amuse herself at the cost of Mr. Nuttel’s gullibility. Finding the window open, she improvises a fake story about…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the pH value of indene and fluorene?

Indene, C9H8, is an organic compound that is made up of an aromatic part or the benzene ring attached to a cyclopentene ring. Fluorene, C13H10, is an aromatic hydrocarbon consisting of two benzene…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

To whom could Montresor be talking fifty years after the murder, and for what reasons ?

If Montresor were only in his twenties at the time of his revenge against Fortunato, he would be in his seventies after “fifty years.” So, there is no reason to not boast about his perfect crime…

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  • LITERATURE

What is the difference between tragic heroes as depicted in Greek and Shakespearean literature?

William Shakespeare certainly took some of his ideas about what made a tragic hero from the Greeks before him, but he also added his own spin. The Greeks believed humans were ruled by fate, and…

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  • LITERATURE

Why do we read literature?

There are so many reasons that I’m not certain it can be summed up. Let’s begin with the fact that literature is the collection of human wisdom throughout history–psychology, philosophy,…

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  • SCIENCE

How do I find out what the nucleon is in hydrogen?

Nucleons are protons and neutrons, the subatomic particles found in the nucleus of an atom. You can find the number of protons and neutrons from the atomic number and mass number of an atom. The…

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  • THANK YOU, M’AM

What is Roger’s view of Mrs. Jones at the beginning of “Thank You, Ma’am” by Langston Hughes?

At the beginning of Langston Hughes’ short story “Thank You, Ma’am,” the boy, Roger, looks at Mrs. Jones as a nobody—as his victim. He plans to steal her purse and probably does not even think of…

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  • KING LEAR

How are Goneril and Regan responsible for the fall of King Lear?

King Lear makes a considerable mistake in giving his kingdom to his daughters Goneril and Regan. They profess their love for their father, stating that they adore him more than any other. The third…

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  • BUSINESS

The manager’s most basic responsibility is to focus people toward performance of work…

The way I interpret this statement, it means that the manager’s main task has to do with the state of mind of the employees. In other words, the manager’s task is to make sure that the workers…

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  • HISTORY

What were the problems of the 1950s that the 1960s generation faced?

Ironically, the generation that came of age in the 1960s benefited from the prosperity of the 1950s. The “baby boomers” were more educated, more financially comfortable, and generally possessed of…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What evidence is there in chapter one of Lord of the Flies to suggest that Piggy will become a…

One possible piece of evidence that suggests perhaps that something will happen to Piggy comes when Ralph pretends to be a fighter plane and machine-guns Piggy. This is hardly a clear bit of…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Of Mice and Men and To Kill a Mockingbird, what are quotes that show how discrimination…

This is a good question, as both books show discrimination and the negative effects of it. In To Kill a Mockingbird, we see great racism in the trial of Tom Robinson. Tom is a black man, and he is…

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  • ECONOMICS

Motown Hydro is the sole electric supplier in Motown, and it has a cost function 0.05y (costs are…

In the first scenario, Motown Hydro is practicing first degree price discrimination, while in the second scenario Motown is practicing third degree price discrimination. Second degree price…

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  • A RAISIN IN THE SUN

In Act III of A Rasin in the Sun, why does Mama believe that Walter becomes a man when he denies…

When Walter rejects Lindner’s offer for the last time, he does so in a way that is explicitly connected to a pride in his family (and his family history). Earlier in the play, Walter had denied…

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  • THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE

Discuss the concept of control in regard to Jekyll’s relationship with Hyde.

Control is a concept explored many times in the novel as Jekyll begins to lose more and more control over Hyde. When Henry Jekyll first takes his potion he is aware that there is great risk that he…

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  • MATH

Hannah invests £600 in the bank. She is paid 4% interest each year. How much does she have in…

Compound Interest every year: A = 600(1+0.04)^7 This produces a total amount of £789.56

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  • AND THEN THERE WERE NONE

In And Then There Were None which characters are static and which are dynamic?

The dynamic characters in this novel are: Vera Claythorne – She is a very intelligent, capable, and independent woman. However, she also displays weakness as she suffers from panic and hysteria…

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  • CINEMA AND DRAMA

In the movie, The Woman in Black, what is Arthur Kipps’ central conflict and what would you say…

In movie The Woman in Black the key issue with attorney Arthur Kipps is his inability to accept the death of his young wide, Stella. Much differently than in the book, in the movie Arthur’s son,…

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  • AND THEN THERE WERE NONE

Which characters are static and which are dynamic?

In any story, a dynamic character usually experiences a change of some sort, whether it is a change in personality, character, lifestyle. On the other hand, static characters tend to display…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

How does language influence the reader’s view of Crooks in Of Mice and Men?

Steinbeck avoids using the typical “Negro” dialect when he records Crooks’s speech. Yet it is the cadence of words and sentences that separate him from Lennie and the others. It is the words…

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  • LITERATURE

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What is an example of an allusion, which reinforces violence, from the first half of Ray…

Ray Bradbury uses allusions masterfully throughout his book, Fahrenheit 451. The title of the first section, “The Hearth and the Salamander,” is the first example. The hearth is where fire burns…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

I’m doing an assignment on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, specifically using a quotation from…

An angel is a symbol of goodness and purity. References to someone being an angel means that such a person is pure and untainted – a heavenly creature. Romeo is suggesting through this metaphor…

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  • MACBETH

What is the theme of suspicion in Macbeth and what are some substantial examples that further…

In the play Macbeth there is a great deal of suspicion and fear that occurs throughout the story. Shakespeare largely wrote the play in order to examine the contrast between a good/noble monarch…

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  • “I HAVE A DREAM” SPEECH

What are examples of rhetorical language in the “I Have a Dream” speech Martin Luther King, Jr….

Martin Luther King, Jr. uses many rhetorical devices in his “I Have a Dream” speech. A rhetorical device is a linguistic technique used to help a writer persuade or explain. Without rhetorical…

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  • FULL MOON AND LITTLE FRIEDA

How do you a write critical analysis of the poem “Full Moon and Little Frieda?”

In order to write a critical analysis of the poem “Full Moon and Little Frieda” by Ted Hughs one has to decide what the author is attempting to say, how he/she says it, what literary devices…

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  • THE BET

What does the lawyer mean when he writes in the letter “the same flame burns in them all?”

Having read “novels with a complicated love plot, sensational and fantastic stories” and “classics” for the first few years, the lawyer’s interest shifted to learning languages and…

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

“The Most Dangerous Game” is a story of a variation of one of the oldest plots in the world: that…

I am sure that there will be differences of opinions. Here is my view. The idea of the hunter being hunted is popular because it introduces a paradoxical sense of justice, which is satisfying. In…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

What is a Homeric simile?

A Homeric simile, also called an epic simile, is a simile that spreads across multiple lines. It is a detailed comparison between something that is less well known to something that the reader may…

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  • 1984

What are 3 of the most important scenes in Part 2 of the book, 1984? What is the author’s purpose…

Some of the most important scenes of 1984 occur in Part 2 of the book. The first comes in Chapter 2, when Winston and Julia meet in secret in the woods. This is the beginning of their romantic…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the need for tapping renewable sources of energy?

Renewable sources of energy are those sources that are practically inexhaustible and/or can be regenerated very quickly (or in a reasonable time frame). Some examples of renewable sources of energy…

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  • THE NAMESAKE

In the Namesake, how can we compare Gogol’s two main relationships, Maxine and Moushumi?

In The Namesake, one comparison between Gogol’s relationships with Maxine and Moushimi is in how both relationships lacked emotional depth. One reason why there is a lack of emotional depth in both…

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  • ECONOMIC SYSTEMS: CAPITALISM

How is capitalism different from communism and socialism in the way it achieves key economics…

The main distinctions among economic systems have to do with who owns the means of production. In a capitalist system, the means of production are owned by private individuals, and workers have no…

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  • SCIENCE

Transformer changes 216 V across the primary to 12 V across the secondary. If the secondary coil…

The voltage induced in the secondary winding of a transformer is a function of the voltage applied to the primary winding and the ratio of number of turns in the primary winding to the secondary…

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  • REFERENCE

Identify cultural barriers to communication in a pluralistic environment and suggest solutions

Pluralism is lived in every single country where ethnic groups that exist as minorities are allowed to, essentially, live ”alone, together”, that is that they get to continue the practices and…

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  • JACQUES PRÉVERT

can you explain how the conflict developed in the poem ‘BREAKFAST’by JAQUES PREVERT

In the poem “Breakfast” by Jaques Prevert a man drinks his coffee and smokes a cigarette without acknowledging or even looking at the other person. The person feels ignored like they don’t matter….

  • LITERATURE

What is the impact of science and technology on literature?

I believe that science and technology has most impacted literature in terms of the distribution of literature. The printing press made literature easier and cheaper to reproduce, which in turn…

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  • REFERENCE

I’m in my first semester of college economics, and the first semester seems easy—but I’m…

Most students find that college gets more difficult each year. The reason for this is that first-year students tend to take general education courses (classes which all students, regardless of…

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  • WINTER DREAMS

What are the characters and what special things do they have in the story “Winter Dreams” ?

I think that the two main characters of “Winter Dreams,” Dexter and Judy, possess special qualities or “things.” One of Dexter’s special things is his drive to be the best. Even as a caddy, Dexter…

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  • A PSALM OF LIFE

What are the objectives of the poet in the poem “A Psalm of Life?”

The objective of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his poem “A Psalm of Life” is to encourage people to live life to the fullest since it short. He admonishes the reader not to let life slip away…

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  • SCIENCE

What is “competition for resources” and what resources are animals and humans competing for? What…

Competition for resources occurs when there is some resource that is needed by more than one species. The two (or more) species have to compete to get that resource. For example, imagine that…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Great Expectations: How does Pip change from the opening of the novel to the end of Chapter 30?

In the beginning, Pip is a child who is seemingly content with his lot in life (aside from his fear of his sister). He is curious about, but not grieving for, the mother and father he never knew….

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

What did Mrs. Bennet tell Mr. Bennet about the Meryton assembly in Chapter 3 of Jane Austen’s…

At the end of Chapter 3 in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Mrs. Bennet reports to Mr. Bennet, against his wishes, every detail about the Meryton assembly that pleased her.The first detail that…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Act 2, Scene 4, who does Mercutio suggest is more dangerous…

There is no reference throughout Mercutio’s tirade of anyone being more dangerous than Tybalt. He does pity Romeo though, for having to answer Tybalt’s challenge: Alas poor Romeo! … and is he a…

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  • THE OPEN WINDOW

How might one rewrite Saki’s story “The Open Window” from Framton’s point of view?

If one were to rewrite Saki’s “The Open Window” from Framton Nuttel’s perspective, remembering that he has a nervous condition is important because it provides insight into his personality, current…

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  • SCIENCE

What are some good techniques for effective studying?

Effective study is a matter of proper planning and sticking to the plan. Here are some strategies to study effectively (although they may seem old-school, they really work): Study regularly: there…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What do the Raute people of Nepal celebrate? What is the occupation of Raute people of Nepal?

The Raute people are a small ethnic group of Nepal, numbering less than seven hundred. Traditionally, Raute are nomadic hunter-gatherers, but much of the population has been forcibly settled by the…

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  • HAPPY ENDINGS

In Happy Endings, what is Atwood saying about gender roles in Canada at the time when the story…

Margaret Atwood is a distinguished feminist Canadian author whose work often critiques established Canadian gender roles. In her story “Happy Endings”, Atwood satirizes the notion of the perfect…

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