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**A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM**

**What are some love and madness’ characteristics that Shakespeare explores and their impact on…**

A recurrent theme in “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” is love, and we may say that the magic potion used to anoint the eyes of the characters, may symbolize it. We see that Puck squeezing the love…

**WAITING FOR GODOT**

**Compare the relationship between Vladmir and Estragon to that between Pozzo and Lucky in Waiting…**

Vladimir and Estragon are waiting for Godot: some indication that life is meaningful or an escape. The name Vladimir can mean prince, man of the people or ruler of peace. Estragon has the…

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**REFERENCE**

**who is giblatwhat is the story talking about**

i think an old man

**SCIENCE**

**The hill arreas are cool as if they receive sunlight first from sun But plains have more heat…**

The air temperature at high altitudes is cooler than at lower elevations (such as the plains) because the air is less dense, or has a lower atmospheric pressure, in the mountains and therefore is…

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**MATH**

**One side of a square is the line from (1,3) to (4,-1). Find the other vertices.**

One of the lines of a square connects the points (1,3) and (4 , -1) The distance between (1,3) and (4,-1) is sqrt [ (1 – 4)^2 + (3 +1)^2] = sqrt [ 3^2 + 4^2] = sqrt [ 9 + 16] = sqrt 25 = 5 The…

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**MATH**

**A circle with a radius 4 touches the line 6x-8y=1. Find the locus of its center.**

The circle with radius equal to 4 touches the line 6x – 8y = 1. This implies that the center of the circle lies at a distance of 4 from the line. Taking a point (x,y) on the locus of the center, we…

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**THE AWAKENING**

**In Kate Chopin’s book The Awakening, how does the sea represent freedom?**

At the end of the novel The Awakening, Edna goes out into the sea to swim. It has been revealed earlier that Edna has not known how to swim and has only recently learned. So at the end of the…

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**MATH**

**The digits of which two digit number are reversed when 27 is added to it.**

Let the digits of the number we need to find be ab. So the number is 10*a + b. The digits are reversed when 27 is added to it. We can use this to create the equation: 10*a + b + 27 = a + 10*b =>…

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**PRIDE AND PREJUDICE**

**How does the presentation of Elizabeth Bennet reflect the relationship between society and…**

Using Mr. Collins to illustrate how Elizabeth reflects the relationship between woman’s identity and society is a little difficult because–essentially–Collins doesn’t know what he is talking…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Which perspective in psychology, either historical or current, makes the most sense and why?**

Psychology is the study of mental function and behavior. This is my opinion but I would say that the most effective perspective in psychology would be multi-faceted. This perspective would include…

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**MATH**

**Find the equation of the line perpendicular to y=x and passing at a distance 3sqrt2 from (4,1).**

The equation is perpendicular to the line y = x. The line y = x has a slope 1. As perpendicular lines have slopes which are negative reciprocals the slope of the required line is -1. The equation…

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**JANE EYRE**

**How is Jane Eyre’s arrival at Thornfield is an important milestone in her journey from innocence…**

Jane’s arrival at Thornfield Hall marks the end of her needing to rely on others for care and the beginning of her earning her own way. Initially, she must rely on the so-called “care” of her Aunt…

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**MATH**

**Find the equation of the line parallel to 4x-3y=7 and passing at a distance 4 from the point (1,-2).**

The line to be found is parallel to 4x – 3y = 7. The slope of 4x – 3y = 7 can be found by rewriting this as 3y = 4x – 7 => y = (4/3)x – 7 Therefore the slope of the line is (4/3). Therefore the…

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**MATH**

**If a dart board is divided into twenty equal sectors and the diameter of the board is 18 inches,…**

The circular dart board has a diameter of 18 inches. So, its radius is 18/2 = 9 inches. Therefore its area is pi*r^2 = pi*9^2 This is divided into 20 equal sectors. So the area of each sector is…

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**MATH**

**How far apart are Phoenix and Ogden in the following case?Phoenix, Arizona and Ogden, Utah are…**

The two cities are located on the same longitude. There are 180 latitude. Therefore the distance between any two neighboring latitude is half the circumference of the Earth divided by 180. The…

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**HAMLET**

**How would you describe Hamlet after reading the first two scenes? Would you want to be his friend…**

I think you’d have to look at how he treats his friends. Horatio, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are each friends from his younger days. When Horatio arrives, Hamlet is very glad to see him. He takes…

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**HISTORY**

**Why did Americans support more restrictive immigration laws in the 1920’s?Why did Americans…**

Americans supported more restrictive immigration laws in the 1920s for many of the same reasons that many Americans support more restrictive immigration policies now — they were worried about what…

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**ETHAN FROME**

**In Chapter IX of Ethan Frome, why is Ethan and Mattie’s love for each other emphasized so…**

We can assume that Edith Wharton had to emphasize the amount of love that Mattie and Ethan displayed and declared to each other in order to understand, as readers, the extent to which their…

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**THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO**

**Please provide an analysis of The Castle of Otranto, by Horace Walpole, as a gothic novel.**

With regard to The Castle of Ortranto: A Gothic Story, and the Gothic horror genre: Gothic fiction (sometimes referred to as Gothic horror) is a genre of literature that combines elements of both…

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**HEALTH ISSUES**

**Which is worse for your health: smoking a cigarette, or the second hand smoke from one cigarette?**

Obviously, smoking a cigarette is more dangerous than being a passive smoker. By smoking, you are directly inhaling the tobacco fume, thereby endangering your lungs, your throat and nose, and your…

**ARISTOTLE**

**What according to you does Aristotle mean by ‘pleasure proper to tragedy’?No**

What according to you does Aristotle mean by ‘pleasure proper to tragedy’?

**RELIGION**

**What message would you give to help young Christians in today’s Church? What message would you…**

This is a question whose answer depends on your beliefs about what Christianity should be and what sorts of things Christians should emphasize. For myself, I am not a fundamentalist Christian and…

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**HILLS LIKE WHITE ELEPHANTS**

**What indicates that the couple was talking about getting an abortion in “Hills Like White…**

One of the highly fascinating aspects of this story is that what is going on between Jig and her lover is only alluded two once during the story and then not referred to again. However, it is…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**How Does The Crucible, The Pursuit Of Happiness and the song “Numb” by Linkin Park link to the…**

Great question! First, I see obvious similarities between “Numb” and The Crucible. Conformity, religious dogma and stubborn tradition rule Salem. There is no room for thinking outside the box…

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**REFERENCE**

**Do you believe that the world will end at the end of 2012?I have heard numerous discussions about…**

I don’t in any way believe that the world is going to end on Dec 21, 2012. I have lived through a number of dates that people claimed would be in some way cataclysmic (like the “Harmonic…

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**DEATH OF A SALESMAN**

**Please answer this question about Death of a Salesman.How does Willy’s interview with Howard…**

In the interview that Willy has with Howard, his boss, we definitely see the pressures of Willy’s existence forcing him to act irrationally and in a sense pushing Howard towards the conclusion of…

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**MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN**

**What is the conflict in the book My Side of the Mountain?**

Sam Gribley lives in New York City with his family of eleven. When the family cancels their vacation to the mountains, Sam is determined to live alone in the woods, adapting to and surviving…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**Does Shakespeare believe that “love at first sight” is a valid concept in Romeo and Juliet?Does…**

Despite their impulsiveness and, in Romeo’s case, fickleness, it is obvious Shakespeare portrays two people who are absolutely in agreement about love at first sight. The main theme of the play,…

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**HAROLD PINTER**

**Is there any relation between Harold Pinter and Post-modernism?**

Pinter’s work, namely his plays, frequently contained awkward pauses, ambiguous or confusing language and circuitous or endlessly wandering plots. He used these techniques to present the…

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**THE EGYPT GAME**

**What does Isis do in The Egypt Game? And Who is Isis?**

Isis is a god.

**HISTORY**

**What social values and patterns of behavior did suburban life encourage?**

I think that the depiction of suburban life in the wake of the Second World War helped to fuel the idea that the urban setting was a cesspool of negativity while the suburbs were an ideal living…

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**THINGS FALL APART**

**In Chapter 10 we learn about the legal system of the tribe in Things Fall Apart. How does this…**

Chapter 10 gives us a real insight into the tribe and in particular their way of settling disputes. We are told that trials happen in the centre of the village. Only men are allowed to participate…

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**THOMAS KYD (1558-1594)**

thomas kyd was one of the university wits

**LITERATURE**

**Differences between Renaissance and Pre-Renaissance literature?**

One of the primary differences between Renaissance and Medieval (Pre-Renaissance) literature is the rediscovery of texts from classical antiquity. In the Middle Ages, there was extreme attention…

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**SCIENCE**

**What is the speed of light in plastic?Light traveling in air is incident on the surface of a…**

Snell’s law is the relation that describes the relationship between the angles of incidence and refraction, with respect to light waves passing through a boundary, such as air and plastic. The law…

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**SCIENCE**

**Can water waves be reflected and refracted? Give examples. Does Huygens’s principle apply to…**

The answer to the question lies in the definitions of the terms reflection and refraction. For either to occur, there needs to be a boundary of some kind. Often, this is from one material to…

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**SCIENCE**

**How does interference occur in thin films?Why is it important that the films be thin? Why don’t…**

Thin film interference exists when the thickness of the coating is approximately the same as a multiple of a quarter wavelength of light. Reflections of light can be made to add destructively by…

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**SCIENCE**

**A ray of light in air strikes a glass surface. Is there a range of angles for which total…**

When a ray of light from material A with a refractive index Na enters into material B with a refractive index Nb, the relation between the angle of incidence Ac and the angle of refraction Ar is…

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**THE LOTTERY**

**In The Lottery, what true event can you think of that mirror in the central action of the…**

It is difficult to identify one particular and specific event that represents what happens in Jackson’s work. When recognizing that the story was written in 1948, the growing awareness of the…

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**MATH**

**Study the monotony of the string xn = 1/(n-1), n>=2.**

We have xn = 1 / (n-1) and we have to study the monotony for n>=2. To find the monotony of xn for n>=2, we find the derivative of xn with respect to n (xn)’ = -1/ (n-1)^2 for n>=2, xn’ =…

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**TRIGONOMETRY1**

**Evaluate the limit of sin x + cos x, if x->pi/3?**

To find the limit of sin x + cos x for x–> pi/3, we first substitute x with pi/3 to see if we get a valid solution. sin x + cos x for x–> pi/3 => sin (pi/3) + cos (pi/3) we see that both…

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**MATH**

**What is x if loga x= loga 7+loga 3-loga 11?**

We have to find x so that log (a) x= log (a) 7 + log(a) 3 – log(a) 11 Now we know that log a + log b = log ab and log a-log b = log(a/b) log (a) x= log (a) 7 + log(a) 3 – log(a) 11 => log(a) x =…

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**MATH**

**Evaluate expression with help of properties of logarithms E(x)=…**

We use the relation for logarithm that states log a + log b = log (a*b). E(x)= lg(1/8) + lg(9/10) + lg(10/11) +…+ lg(999/1000) => E(x) = lg [ (1/8)*(9/10)*(10/11)*…*(999/1000)] we see that…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**In To Kill a Mockingbird, why does Dolphus Raymond hide Coca-Cola in a bag in Chapter 20?**

It is in Chapter 20 that Scout realises the “truth” about the supposed alcoholism of Mr. Dolphus Raymond. When Scout realises that all he has in his bag is coca-cola, she understandably asks him…

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**HISTORY**

**Why is the Orangerie in Versailles a good place to sleep in summer AND winter?**

First, the Orangerie is in Paris, not in Versailles. It is an art museum so the question about sleeping there is unusual. Did you mean to ask if these are good places to visit? Both the…

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**HISTORY**

**Could the French Monarchy have been saved or was it doomed to fall from the start of the…**

There is, of course, no way to know this for sure. We cannot go back and play the Revolution over and over again changing things and trying to see if the monarchy will fall every time. I would…

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**THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME**

**How can you persuade General Zaroff that life is too precious to be used as a “game”?Rainsford is…**

“The Most Dangerous Game” is a

**THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME**

n interesting story of one man’s overwhelming thirst for adventure and challenge, in this case through the act of hunting. Convincing General Zaroff that life is…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**I need some more ideas on trying to prove, the statement “all people are created equally” is not…**

The statement is you want to disagree with is probably, “All men are created equal,” not “All people are created equally.” Those are the word used in the Declaration of Independence. Of course,…

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**THE BIBLE**

**Who said: “Fear God and keep His commandments, for that is the whole duty of man.” ?**

We do not know exactly who said this, but we can know for sure where this quote is found. It is found in what Christians call the Old Testament, in the book of Ecclesiastes. Specifically, it is…

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**SCIENCE**

**Does pH level affect the cleaning ability of soap, detergent or stain remover?If so, please give…**

pH is a measure of the acidity of a substance. More specifically, it measures the proton concentration via the following equation: pH=-log[H+]. The pH level will absolutely affect the…