What are some of Bianca’s character traits?

What are some of Bianca’s character traits?

  • THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

What are some of Bianca’s character traits?

Bianca is beautiful and sought after by many suitors. Probably because of that she has learned to be fairly manipulative with men–including her own father. Clearly she’s more than the simpering…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Why does Aunt Alexandra thank Miss Maudie with her eyes in chapter 24 of “To Kill a Mockingbird”?

They were at the missionary meeting, and Mrs. Merriweather had made some underhanded and very rude remarks about Atticus defending Tom Robinson in the trial. Here they are, sitting in Atticus’s…

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  • THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY

In The Picture of Dorian Gray, what happens at the opium den to arouse James Vane?

This was the time when, after 18 years of following his tracks, James finally came face to face with Dorian at an Opium Den. He tried to kill him, but then he was shocked to see that this could…

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  • ARTS

I need to draw a picture of Saburo from the Master Puppeter. It needs to be other then from the…

Saburo is the highest level manipulator. He is first of all a teacher. Living in the famine striken area of Osaka, Saburo has the ability the change events for all of those around him. His…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Have you any comprehension for Jack’s actions on the island?

While it may be a challenge to comprehend Jack’s actions, it should be noted that, at least initially, his intentions were to secure food. It’s over time that his initial attempts become perverted…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In “Lord of the Flies”, how does Golding prepare us for the murder of Simon so that we accept it…

Those who are different and do not “fit” into a group are usually feared and ostracized in societies. Such a character is Simon. Intuitive, he is neither rational like Ralph and Piggy, or…

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  • OTHELLO

Was Brabantio’s warning to Othello an accurate or inaccurate prophecy?

When Brabantio warns the Moor, “Look to her, Moor, if thou hast eyes to see; / She has deceived her father, and may thee” it is merely foreshadowing at this point and nothing more. Certainly, she…

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  • MATH

What was the original use of the sphere and who named it?I need to know the origins of the…

It is unknown who actually coined the word “sphere”. Technically speaking, sphere refers only to the 2-dimensional shape. “Ball” should be the word used to describe the inner portions of it….

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  • THE STORY OF AN HOUR

What are the comparisons of the representation of marriage in “The Story of an Hour” and “The…

In “The Lamp at Noon,” the marriage is one in which neither the husband (Paul) or his wife (Ellen) is happy. Life is drudgery, hard work, with little in the way of creature comforts, and even less…

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  • THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

What is the dramatic effect of the wedding scene Act 3 scene 2 in The Taming of the Shrew?…

In this scene we see that although Petruccio has won Katarina’s hand, his “taming” of her is far from over. This scene is incredibly amusing, as we join the onlookers of this wedding cringing in…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

With reference to 2/more chapters how does Dickens portray the character of Magwitch in Great…

When Dickens first introduces Magwitch in Chapter 1, he is an escaped convict who uses fear and intimidation to frighten young Pip into doing what he want. Magwitch threatens to cut out Pip’s heart…

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  • NIGHT

In the book “Night” how do the Jews of Sighet react to the warning of Moshe the Beadle and Madame…

The warnings of both Moshe the Beadle and Madame Schachter are ignored by the Jews of Sighet. Perhaps it is because neither character is really a highly respected member of society. Moshe’s warning…

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  • MACBETH

“Fair is foul and foul is fair” this relate to what the witches say/ prophecies? How does…

“Fair is foul and foul is fair” relates to the witches’ prophecies because it is a statement of paradox and inversion. The prophecies are true, but only in part, and end up being to MacBeth’s…

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  • FRANCIS BACON

In Francis Bacon’s “the four idols” what are the four idols and what do they mean?

Bacon’s four idols are the tribe, the cave, the marketplace, and the theater. He asserts that each of these “idols” prevents men from attaining true understanding. The idols of the tribe are basic…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

How does the use of themes, (love and juxtaposition), in the oppening scenes make the play ‘Romeo…

In the first Act of this play it is clear that the themes of love and violence are inextricably intertwined. I will briefly look at the first scene and then Act I scene v to show how these themes…

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  • GAMES AT TWILIGHT

Comment on the character of Ravi in “Games at Twilight.”

Ravi is the character who, as the story progresses, we see more and more of the action from his point of view. When we start he is just one of many children eager to go outside and play. He seems…

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  • HAMLET

Why is it appropriate, in Act I Scene 5 of Hamlet, for the Ghost to refer to the stars falling…

In Act I, Scene 5 of Hamlet, the ghost, when identifying itself to Hamlet as the spirit of his dead father, gives the following explanation for its inability to go into more detail about its…

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  • GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

I need a critical analysis and summary of the poem “Snake” by D.H. Lawrence.

The poem “Snake” by D.H. Larence has many different layers of meaning. It is narration of a persons unexpected meeting with a snake. Fear and fascination take control as he is left with the…

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  • TARTUFFE

What vices or problems does Tartuffe represent in Moliere’s play Tartuffe?

Tartuffe, in Moliere’s play of the same name, represents many vices, indeed, criminal behaviors, having committed so many crimes as to be arrested by a Gentleman of the Guard! Among these would be…

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  • MACBETH

In Act I, Scene 3. the audience meets Macbeth for the first time. He refers to the murder using…

Macbeth and Banquo come upon the weird sisters, the three witches, who offer predictions for both men. They greet Macbeth as thane of Glamis, thane of Cawdor, and “king hereafter.” Macbeth is…

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  • BRAVE NEW WORLD

How does Bernard react to his downfall?

In Chapter 16 we see Bernard breaking down at the thought of his banishment. All of his former daring and rebellious spirit has vanished during the hearing with Mond. He is silent and fraught…

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  • HISTORY

What were the social, political, and economic effects on American with new transport of the 19th…

During the American Industrial Revolution era is when there was a major age of new transportation. The two significant forms of transportation in this era were the steam engine train and the…

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  • ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

What were the conflicts in the book Anne of Green Gables – external or internal, and how were…

One of the central conflicts which we see in this novel is the conflict of imagination pitted against social expectations. This is an external conflict, but also internal, and we see the forces of…

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  • EMILY DICKINSON

How does does Dickinson use land/landscape/place in her poem ‘How the old Mountains drip with…

A significant number of Dickinson’s poems take as their subject the relationship between the human and the antural world. In this sense, she can be associated with the Romantic poets, who likewise…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

How would you write an epilogue to Poe’s story “The Cask of Amontillado”?To continue the story

The answer to this question depends on the assumptions you make about how, when, and why the story was narrated in the first place. We know that a very long time has passed since the events…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

Do you think Dally died gallantly?Do you think Dally died gallantly?

Dally was a young man who had spent time in jail. He didn’t have the emotional tools to handle the loss of a friend like Johnny. When Johnny died from the injuries he received in the fire Dally…

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  • REFERENCE

What are the benefits of having the 2016 Olympics in Chicago?Please get your answer from a…

As the third largest city in the United States, Chicago has a multitude of sites at which events can be held. With Lake Michigan and the Chicago River right in the city, there is plenty of water…

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  • THE RAVEN

Prove that “The Raven” is a Gothic poem by highlighting its Gothic elements.

The Raven can be considered a gothic poem because it has many elements that distinguish it as such. It begins “Once upon a midnight dreary…” , hence evoking the feature of darkness and night. The…

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  • THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY

What is Mrs. Vane’s secret?

I hope you still need an answer. I found a possible one, but if this is contrary to what you learned, please let me know what info you got on your side: Apparently Mrs. Vane used to be an actress,…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

In Act 5, Scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet what is Romeo’s emotional state at the beginning & what…

Although I’m sure others could offer different alternatives, I would say that Romeo is experiencing a bit of happiness in his despair throughout Act 5, Scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet. Why a bit of…

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  • THE GOOD EARTH

Why, while walking home, does Wang Lung yell that his child is a girl in The Good Earth?

Girl children are not cherished in Wang Lung’s time and culture because they do not serve to increase the prosperity of the family. When the family is on the brink of starvation, O-lan wants to…

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  • THE GOOD EARTH

Explain the sentiment displayed in The Good Earth about women.

In The Good Earth, Pearl Buck constructs the novel to show a low sentiment towards women in Chinese culture. Several aspects of the novel suggest this low regard. First, the gender of Wang Lung…

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  • THE PIGMAN

What is the main thing that John likes about Lorraine and how deos Paul Zindel make us aware of…

The main thing John likes about Lorraine is her do-anything attitude. She doesn’t treat him like his parents do by disregarding his feelings, nor does she scoff at the things he says or does….

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  • THE GIVER

Why do you think Lowry put the memory of war in a separate chapter instead of making it part of…

Up to this point, the Giver has transferred memories of unpleasantness to Jonas only in small, isolated bits. The people in the Community have no concept of what pain is, and Jonas, through his…

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  • LIFE OF PI

In “Life of Pi” how do Pi’s theories of zoo-keeping play out on the life boat?

Because of his zoo-keeping background, Pi is able to control, manage, and strike fear in the heart of Richard Parker, a ginormous Bengal tiger who is surviving on a tiny lifeboat with him. He…

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  • THE MONKEY’S PAW

Where is there irony in “The Monkey’s Paw”?

The kind of irony in “The Monkey’s Paw” is dramatic irony. The reader should expect the fact of the Whites having three wishes as something which would bring them good luck and fortune, but the…

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  • REFERENCE

Explain briefly advantages and disadvantages of computers in our society.Explain briefly…

The obvious advantages are the accessibility and instantaneousness of information and availabiltiy for communication throughout the world. In addition, so many other conveniences are provided by…

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  • STEPHEN KING

Is there a link between some of the New York “Gunslinger” scenes and Simon and Garfunkel’s “A…

I’m sorry, friend, but I don’t think the two have any connection whatsoever. From interviews I have read by King, he seems to greatly prefer rock and roll. If I remember right, he even said that…

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  • HISTORY

Which of the following explains why Justinian was important?A) he was the emperor of the…

The answer is D. Justinian was a byzantine emperor who followed his uncle Justin I and undertook military campaigns to restore territories to the empire that had previously been lost. From his…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

Why wasn’t there a big party after the rumble?

The emotional state of the characters following the rumble was far from that of excitement and enjoyable. If anything, there was a somber mood encircling the Greasers because of Johnny – Johnny…

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  • LITERATURE

What is the relationship between fiction and sociopolitical conditions? What is the relationship…

Understanding the socio political conditions of an author’s time period provides valuable insights into the motivations and influences of the writers works. It is important to recognize the…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Who should be blamed least/most for Juliet’s death in “Romeo and Juliet”?by this i waant to know…

Juliet’s death might easily be blamed on Friar Lawrence’s failure to communicate the intricacies of the plan to Romeo. Friar Lawrence leaves Juliet after discovering Romeo has killed Paris and has…

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  • THE GIVER

In The Giver, what does Jonas experience in last few lines of the story? What does this suggest…

This novel ends on an optimistic note, although it is very ambiguous. Having used the last of his energy to climb the hill, Jonas and Gabriel get on a sledge and shoot off down the hill, where he…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

It’s our crave that we live in the peaceful world?All the important things like justice and peace…

I’m sorry, but your question doesn’t make sense.

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  • THE VIEW FROM SATURDAY

Why doesn’t Ethan walk from the bus into school with Julian after the first tea party in View…

I think it would be safe to conclude that Ethan just is not ready to take that step. Despite the fact that he and Julian have developed a good rapport at Sillington House, Ethan is not confident…

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  • THE WHITE STAG

Who is the protagonist in the book, “The White Stag”?

The White Stag appears at critical times in the epic, leading the tribes/people into a better land. However, there is not a clearly defined character that is the protagonist. This story is based on…

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  • 1984

How does George Orwell use language and rhetorical devices to develop the themes and achieve…

The entire structure of Oceania relies on Newspeak, and the control of language by the government. For example, the 3 slogans play off people’s attraction to simple, easy-to-remember catch phrases….

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  • CHRONICLE OF A DEATH FORETOLD

In Chronicle of a Death Foretold, what does the use of animal imagery do to the novel?

The animal imagery seems to serve many different functions. The dream bird and its shit tend to establish the tone of the work in the first paragraph and possibly foreshadow the oblivious…

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  • TRAVESTIES

What is the strongest theme in Tom Stoppard’s, “Travesties”?

The major theme in Travestiesis the relationship between art and politics. Stoppard creates characters with very different opinions about art and politics. These contradictory points of view result…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Is it normal for a person to have 2 to 3 dreams different per night?

Can only speak for myself, but yes!! I often have at least that many. Of course, I can’t vouch for being normal . . . . Actually, most teens and adults dream 4 to 6 times per night, as that is how…

 


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