# What are some of the major and minor themes of The Chrysalids?

**GRAMMAR**

**Paraphrase in your own words the quote listed below, which was taken from the story “A…**

I guess this sort of depends on how long of a paraphrase you want. If you want something that is relatively short, you could say something like “When the car drove on the snow covered street, it…

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**THE CHRYSALIDS**

**What are some of the major and minor themes of The Chrysalids?**

The society that exists in this story is one full of fear and prejudice. The people live their lives according to the Old Testament of the Bible, not allowing for anyone or anything that is not…

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**THE LION AND THE JEWEL**

**What is the impact of setting on characters’ growth in The Lion and the Jewel?**

The play takes place in a small traditional African village that is being threatened by the encroachment of the modern world. The Bale refuses to allow this to happen and shows that he will do…

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**MATH**

**x^2+10x+20>4 solve for x values**

x^2+10x+20>4 First let us subtract 4 from both sides: ==> x^2+10x+16>0 Now factorize: (x+2)(x+8)>0 ==> x+2>0 and x+8>0 ==> x>-2 and x>-8 Then x belongs to…

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**MATH**

**x^2-4x-45>0 solve for x values**

x^2-4x-45>0 First we will factorize: (x-9)(x+5)>0 That means: x-9>0 and x+5>0 ==> x>9 and x>-5 Then x belongs to the interval (9,infinity)….(1) Also. x-9<0 and…

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**HISTORY**

**What were the societal and general attitudes of the 1980’s in particular relating to the cold…**

To me, the most common attitude of the 1980s with regard to the Cold War was fear. We were very afraid of the possibility of an all-out nuclear war with the Soviet Union. This probably came about…

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**THE GLASS MENAGERIE**

**What are 3-4 examples of characters’ inability to accept reality in The Glass Menagerie, and how…**

None of the characters in this play are particularly accepting of their realities; and perhaps that’s because their realities aren’t particularly pleasant. Let’s take a look at the primary…

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**MAHATMA GANDHI**

**What kind of proof am I searching for to show that Mohatma Gandhi was an articulate speaker,…**

The best approach in proving that Mahatma Gandhi was an effective and articulate speaker may be to research his speeches that prefaced historically successful events. For instance, if Gandhi had a…

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**MATH**

**Determine the radius of the base of a cylinder whose volume is 36 ft^3 and height is 12 ft.**

We know that the volume for the cylinder is: V = area of the base * height 36 = r^2 * pi * h where r is the radius 36= r^2 *pi * 12 Divide by 12*pi (pi=3.14) r^2= 36/13*pi = 3/3.14= 0.96 ==>…

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**EATING PEOPLE IS WRONG**

**Does Eating People Is Wrong have a resemblance to George Orwell’s novel 1984?**

The main resemblance I see between the two is that they are both satires; although whereas Orwell’s work is largely a political satire, Bradbury’s work is a social satire. Beyond that, Orwell’s…

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**THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS**

**What was the town of Vanity Fair in The Pilgrim’s Progress established by demons to do from the…**

John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress is an extended allegory for a Christian’s journey through the world to Heaven. The protagonist is aptly named Christian, and along his journey he faces various…

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**SCIENCE**

**Everyone has staph on their skin but why would some peoples body’s not fight it off like others?**

Staph infections are caused by a bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus. Many healthy people carry these bacteria all over their bodies without having any problems. When it does cause a problem it…

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**THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS**

**Discuss the idea that The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan has all the elements of a Christian…**

As you know, an allegory is something that stands for something else. Christians believe they are all “pilgrims” of a sort, on a journey through a world that is not their home. Thus, in The…

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**PARADISE LOST**

**Do you agree with this comment by William Blake about Milton’s Paradise Lost: “Milton was of the…**

I think that Blake might have meant that Milton presented Satan as a heroic figure in his epic poem Paradise Lost. One of the characteristics of epic poetry is that there is a hero, a character…

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**HEARTBREAK HOUSE**

**In Heart Break House,Shaw exposes the spiritual bankruptcy of his generation.Do you agree?Give…**

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**A ROOM OF ONE’S OWN**

**Which aspects of A Room of One’s Own connect Virginia Woolf to the feminist movement?**

I would say that Woolf’s willingness to engage in a thought process that conceives of women as distinctly independent from patriarchy is what moves her work into a realm of feminist thought. The…

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**ANIMAL FARM**

**What are the importance of “beasts of england, battle of the cowshed, and the windmill?**

Animalism is the ideology of animal equality that Old Major comes up with. It is the ideology that the animals are supposed to follow after the Revolution. “Beasts of England” is its anthem. The…

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**THINGS FALL APART**

**What’s Achebe’s concept of heroism in the novel?**

Although Okonkwo has some of the characteristics of a hero (strength, power, wealth, prowess in battle, etc.), Achebe does not ultimately present him as such. Okonkwo is deeply flawed, and his…

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**A RETRIEVED REFORMATION**

**I need a detailed critical appreciation of “A Retrieved Reformation” by O.Henry?Elements of style**

The short story “A Retrieved Reformation” fulfills all that defines O. Henry’s stories. For one thing, it has the signature surprise ending of this author: Just as the reader believes that Jimmy…

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**THE KITE RUNNER**

**Why is it so significant that Hosseini chose for Amir and Soraya to have, “Unexplained…**

Interesting question. A Muslim friend of mine who read this book believes that Soraya’s infertility is a punishment for her rebellion. Remember that she lived with a man, against her parents’…

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**AENEID**

**Compare and Contrast Virgil’s Aeneid to Homer’s Odyssey in regard to the story of the return from…**

The first thing to keep in mind is that the two epics are written from two opposing points of view: the victorious Greeks (for Homer) and the defeated Trojans (Virgil) who are destined to become…

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**HISTORY**

**How was Nelson Mandela beneficial to South Africa?Using these reasons: Joining/founding the ANC…**

Without Nelson Mandela, South Africa would probably be in a much worse state than it is today. First of all, Nelson Mandela was one of the major keys to ending the apartheid regime. He became the…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**What is the difference between Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees?**

To the average person, there is no difference between the two groups of people. They have both been forced from their homes by man made disasters such as wars or by natural disasters such as…

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**SCIENCE**

**What membrane in a diarthrotic joint provides lubrication for movement?ball and socket, hinge,…**

A diarthrotic joint is also known as a synovial joint. These joints are freely movable, and include hip and shoulder joints (ball and socket), ankle and elbow joints (hinge), and the thumb…

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**THE NECKLACE**

**What is the direct and indirect characterization of Madame Loisel in “The Necklace”?**

Direct characterization occurs when the author explains in full view what are the personality traits of the character. In this case, Mdme Loisel is a “very pretty” , charming, young woman. In the…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**What hidden rules of conduct do people in Maycomb county follow because of race? how does race…**

As far as the black people of Maycomb go, the rules are pretty clear. Black people need to defer to white people in pretty much everything they do. They must not act in ways that imply that they…

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**POETRY**

**Describe the difference between rising rhythm and falling rhythm in poetry.**

First, meter measures units of rhythmic repetition within a verse (line) of poetry.These metrical units are called feet. The standard meters are: Dimeter, two feet; Trimeter, three feet;…

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**POETRY**

**Describe how song is related to poetry.This is not meant for an essay, It is supposed to be a…**

First of all, songs and poetry are forms of art and a way to express creativity. Both songs and poetry are also ways that people express themselves or convey feelings, thoughts, dreams, fears,…

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**POETRY**

**Define the following terms as they pertain to poetry – madrigal, troubadour, ballad stanza,…**

A madrigal is a term most often used to describe a type of musical verse, but as it pertains to poetry, it is “a short, lyrical poem” whose subject is amatory, or about love. It originated in…

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**AN ASTROLOGER’S DAY**

**Describe the encounter between the astrologer and guru nayak. (STORY-‘An astrologer’s day’ by R.K…**

As dusk began to mantle the day and darkness enveloped the land, the nuts vendor began to pack up for the day. This was a signal to the astrologer to wind up too, because he depended on the light…

**HISTORY**

**In the 1930’s-40’s, and probably later on as well, why did the men have to wear gloves to dance…**

During the time period in question, it was considered mandatory in upper classes for men and women to wear evening gloves at formal events, including places where there was dancing. Men customarily…

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**Discuss the Gothic tradition in “Frankenstein.” I need some examples as well to support my answer.**

Frankenstein reveals the following Gothic themes and imagery: Originated as ghost story Portrays human beings as woefully imperfect Humans mercy of nature and death. Doppelganger (ghostly twin)…

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**BUSINESS**

**What is retrenchment as a corporate strategy?no**

Retrenchment is one potential strategy that firms can use to try to turn themselves around when they are losing profitability. Retrenchment involves cutting back on a firm’s activity — it can…

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**MATH**

**Find the value of x knowing that the ratio of sinx to cosx = 2 to 1 .**

The ratio could be performed as the fractions: sinx/cosx= 2/1 ==> sinx=2cos X We know that sin^2 + cos^2 = 1 ==> cos = sqrt(1-sin^2 x). ==> sinx= 2sqrt(1-sin^2) ==> sin^2 x=…

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**MATH**

**Find the solution of the equation f(2^x) = 0, where f(x) = x^2 + x + 1**

x^2 + x +1 =0 This function will always have a positive value and there us no x value in which f(x)=0 To verify, try to find the function’s roots: x1= 1+(sqrt(1-4)= 1-sqrt(-3) x2= 1-sqrt(-3) which…

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**MATH**

**Calculate the lenght of the height corresponding to the side BC of the ABC triangle , knowing…**

Since we know all the triangle sides, then we will use Herom formula to calculate the area: area(a) = sqrt(p(p-AB)(p-BC)(p-AC) p= perimeter/2 = (15+13+14)/2 = 21 ==> a=…

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**MATH**

**Demonstrate if ( 1 – x1 )( 1 – x2 )( 1 – x3 )( 1 – x4 ) = 5 where x1,2,3,4 roots of the equation .**

Since we have 4 roots, then the function is a 4th degree function: ax^4+bx^3+cx^2+dx+e=0 We know that: x1 +x2+x3+x4= -b/a=1……..(1) also x1*x2 + x1*x3+x1*x4+x2*x3+x2*x4+x3*x4= c/a=1….(2)…

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**MATH**

**the line y=2x-1 cuts the curve y=x^2-7x-11 at two points calculate the distance between them…**

y=2x-1 y=x^2-7x-11 First we will determine the point where the line and the curve intersect: x^2-7x-11 = 2x-1 x^2 -9x -10=0 (x-10)(x+1) =0 x1 = 10 and x2= -1 ==> y1= 2(10)-1 = 19 ==> y2=…

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**MATH**

**the quadratic equation x^2 +2(1+λ)x +(5+2λ)=0 has roots alpha and beta find the set of values…**

x^2+2(1+v)x +(5+2v) =0 To find the roots: x1= 1+ sqrt(1-4(5+2v)) = 1+ sqrt(1-20-8v) = 1+sqrt(-19-8v) The function has solution iff sqrt(-19-8v) is defined . which means that sqrt(-19-8v) does…

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**LITERATURE**

**i need help on Antoinette Moses’ story Dolphin Music.please,, give me a summary, theme, character…**

The summary of the book is on the back cover! As for the theme, think about why the book is written in the future. What can you find about the world that is similar of different to your world? Is…

**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What are ideas for investigating different representations of Muslims in both print and/or…**

Film is a very interesting arena where the representation of Muslims has been stereotypical and negative. Hollywood is how many American’s have been exposed to Muslim culture and Arabs. However,…

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**MATH**

**Find x :- (sqrt(3) + sqrt(2))^x + (sqrt(3) – sqrt(2))^x = 10**

(sqrt(3)+sqrt(2))^x + (sqrt(3)-sqrt(2))^x =10 We know that : sqrt(3)^2 – sqrt(2)^2 = [sqrt(3)-sqrt(2)]*[sqrt(3)+sqrt(2)] ==> 1 = [sqrt(3)-sqrt(2)]*[sqrt(3)+sqrt(2)] ==> sqrt(3)-sqrt(2) =…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Why should or shouldn’t the Glass Steagal Act be reinstated?Why should or shouldn’t the Glass…**

This has become a really big deal since the financial crash that happened back in late 2008. The idea behind the Glass Steagal Act was that consumer banks and investment banks should be kept…

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**TEACHERS**

**What should I do….? I did an English project and I worked very hard on it. Today was the due…**

I feel your pain. I’m an English teacher–6’4 and 290 pounds. I know I have frightened a few students in my time, but once they’ve gotten to know me, they know I’m all bark and no bite. Perhaps…

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**THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST**

**When looking at the battle of the sexes in The Importance of being Earnest, which side is winning…**

In the Importance of Being Earnest really the battle of the sexes is only reflected towards Act III when the personas of Jack and Algernon are exposed, the women declare themselves ‘scorned’ and…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**How do I write an Expository essay with a General Statement and a Thesis Statement for Romeo and…**

What is the topic of your essay? Often – essays revolve around a theme of the story. Follow the link below to find a step-by-step process of writing a “theme statement.” Once you have a theme…

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**AS YOU LIKE IT**

**Contrast Duke Senior and Duke Frederick in As You Like It.**

Duke Frederick and Duke Senior are brothers, but they are as different as night and day. Duke Frederick, who is younger, is initially jealous of his brother Senior, and, when he somehow amasses…

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**THE YELLOW WALLPAPER**

**Where does it show that the narrator is an unreliable narrator in the text?**

The term “unreliable narrator” refers to a narrator who is disturbed or too sujective to be completely credible. This narrator’s recount of events is so distorted that it departs from the true…

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**THE CATCHER IN THE RYE**

**What is the purpose of Holden’s narration of his life and his opinions? Please answer from…**

Personally, I do not see a great deal of difference between Holden’s reasons for giving his life story and opinions and Salinger’s reasons for having Holden do so. I think that both of them are…

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**SCIENCE**

**What happens if the pulmonary semilunar valve does not allow blood to flow through anymore?**

The pulmonary semilunar valve allows deoxygenated blood to travel from the right ventricle into the pulmonary artery and on to the lungs. Its primary function is to prevent blood from falling back…