# What are some quotes from Huckleberry Finn explaining "good" and "bad" lies ?

**THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN**

**What are some quotes from Huckleberry Finn explaining “good” and “bad” lies ?**

A quote for a good lie would be “No, your grace, not as I remember, I believe” (Twain 139). This is a good lie because Huck lies to protect the money that the king and the duke were trying to con…

**THE KITE RUNNER**

**In The Kite Runner, how does Amir’s childhood relationship with his father impact his adult…**

This is a great question. It is absolutely clear, that, as for all of us, Amir’s childhood relationship with his father greatly impacts him in his adult years. One central aspect that you have to…

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**THE ROAD**

**Write about the elements of absurdity of Wole Soyinka’s “The Road”?**

why do ya keep tell me to right something your not really explaining it to me

**WOLE SOYINKA**

**Write about Constructive Violence in Wole Soyinka’s Petals of Blood?**

wait hold up so whats the question

**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**In Great Expectations, what work did Miss Havisham have Pip to do?**

Pip ascertained that his “job” while with Miss Havisham was to do whatever she said to on the days that he was there. On most days, she wanted to watch him play cards with Estella, and be available…

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**MACBETH**

**What are a few significant issues that are left unsolved at the end of the play Macbeth?I need to…**

In the final scene of Macbeth, Malcolm addresses the people of Scotland after he has claimed his rightful place as the next king. Malcolm tells the people that they must send word to all the…

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**BUSINESS**

**It’s not uncommon to find $20 worth of change in your pocket. Why might this be a problem?…**

When people hoard coins, the government tends to lose its control over the money supply in a country. This becomes more and more of a problem as coins become worth relatively less (in real terms)…

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**HISTORY**

**Why does Alan Brinkley describe “Is this a Republican form of government?” as “biting”?…**

I assume that you are talking about the Thomas Nast cartoon that I have linked to below. It is a cartoon about the conduct of the South during Reconstruction. The reason that Brinkley calls this…

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**TWELFTH NIGHT**

**In Twelfth Night, why Orsino used Valentine & then Viola to convey his love to Olivia instead…**

Illyria isn’t called illyria for nothing. The people in this country all seem to be suffering from some kind of love-sickness and they indulge themselves in this sickness. None of them are being…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Why have most countries in the world turned back toward free-market capitalism after 80 years of…**

In my opinion, this is because there is no real evidence that socialism and communism can bring about an economy that is satisfying to its populace. No communist country has ever managed to do…

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**HISTORY**

**What kinds of problems would ending slavery have caused the nation before the beginning of the…**

I think that the problems would have been much the same as they were when the country ended slavery after the Civil War. The country would have had to deal with the issue of what to do with all…

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**POETRY**

**To what extent is romantic poetry the antithesis of neoclassical poetry?I would like to know the…**

In some cases, it would be more appropriate to say Neoclassical shifted to Romanticism, but there certainly were antithetical moves there. Neoclassical poetry is characterized by objectivity,…

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**MACBETH**

**What is a good comparison/contrast of Lady MacBeth with Lady MacDuff in Macbeth?**

Lady Macbeth and Lady Macduff are similar in that they expect their husbands be protect and rule their families. When Macbeth is considering whether or not to kill Duncan, Lady Macbeth tells him…

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**ON LIBERTY**

**According to Mill, what are the limits that can be placed on freedom of speech?**

In Mill’s thinking, it is essentially never acceptable to place any limits on people’s freedom to say what they want. As Mill says (quote in the stanford.edu link), the only purpose for which…

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**HAROLD PINTER**

**I need some explanation about the dialog peculiarities in Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party and…**

Pinter’s style of ambiguity so strong to the point of frustration. In a lot of his plays, he presents dialogues which seem incomprehensible but are largely similar to actual dialogues in real…

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**MATH**

**Find the value of b if b satisfies 3=< 2b-3 =< 13.**

Given the inequality 3=< 2b-3 =< 13. We need to find all possible b values where the inequality holds. Let us solve the same way we solve the equality. ==> 3 =< 2b-3 =< 13 The goal…

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**OEDIPUS REX**

**What was Laius doing when he was killed in Oedipus Rex?**

Laius and Jocasta were both warned by the Oracle at Delphi (consulting Apollo) that their child would one day grow up, kill his father, and marry his mother. In order to escape this fate, Laius…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**What are some examples of gender and social prejudice in To Kill A Mockingbird?**

The examples of social prejudice are numerous. One of the most prominent that comes to mind is when Aunt Alexandra won’t let Scout associate with Walter Cunningham after the trial. When Scout…

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**DREAMS FROM MY FATHER**

**In Dreams From My Father, what impact does his father’s absence have on Obama’s life? How does…**

Because Barack Obama is of mixed race origin, the absence of his Kenyan father throughout most of his life caused him to have something of an identity crisis. That is, he knew he had a Kenyan…

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**MATH**

**Differentiate f(x) = 2x^2 * ln x**

Given the function f(x) = 2x^2 * ln x. We need to determine the first derivative. We notice that the function f(x) is a product of two functions. Then, we will use the product rule to find the…

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**MATH**

**Solve for x if ( x-3) = 5/(2x+4)**

Given the equality ( x-3) = 5/(2x+4). We need to find x values that satisfies the equality. ==> (x-3) = 5/(2x+4). First, we need to re-write the equation. We will multiply by the denominator…

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**MATH**

**If f'(x) = 2x^2 – 6x + 7, find f(x) if f(0) = -8.**

f'(x) = 2x^2 – 6x + 7 find f(x) if f(0) = -8. We are given the first derivative of the function and we need to determine the function. Then we know that: f(x) = integral of f'(x). ==> f(x) =…

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**MATH**

**The mean of 2 numbers is 12 find the numbers if the product is maximum.**

let the numbers be x and y. Given that the mean of the numbers is 12. Then we know that the mean = sum of the numbers/total number. ==> (x+ y) /2 = 12 Multiply by 2. ==> x+ y = 24 ==> y=…

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**MATH**

**Find the absolute value of z if 3z+i = 2z -i + 5**

Given the complex number 3z+i = 2z -i + 5. We need to find the absolute values for z. First, we need to rewrite z as a complex number into the form z= a+ bi. ==> 3z + i = 2z – i + 5 We will…

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**MATH**

**What is the circumference of the circle if the cylinder has 39 volume and height is 4?**

Given the cylinder whose volume is 39 and the height is 4. We need to find the circumference of the base of the cylinder. We know that the volume of the cylinder is given by: V = r^2*pi * h where…

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**THE GLASS MENAGERIE**

**Who is the protagnist and the antagonist in The Glass Menagerie?**

I think that this is a very difficult question to answer. I am not certain that there is one specific protagonist or antagonist in the drama. Part of what makes Williams’ dramas so compelling is…

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**MATH**

**Differentiate f(x) = 2sin(x^2)*cos(x^2).**

We have to differentiate f(x) = 2sin(x^2)*cos(x^2). Now we know that 2 *sin x* cos x = sin 2x Therefore 2*sin(x^2)*cos(x^2) => sin (2*x^2) To find the derivative we use the chain rule. =>…

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**MATH**

**Find the inverse of the function f(x) = e^(3x – 5).**

Given the function f(x) = e^(3x – 5). We need to find the inverse (f^-1 (x) of the function f(x). Let y= e^(3x-5). Now we will apply the natural logarithm for both sides. ==> ln y = ln…

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**MATH**

**Determine the equation of the circle whose circumference is 14*pi and the center is (3,-2).**

Given the circumference of a circle is 14pi and the center is at the point (3,-2). We need to determine the equation of the circle. First, we need to write into the standard form of the circle:…

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**HISTORY**

**How was the Young America Movement different from Manifest Destiny?**

I would say that the two overlapped to some extent but that the Young America movement was much broader in its scope of concerns. The idea of Manifest Destiny was really just confined to the idea…

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**JUST LATHER, THAT’S ALL**

**In “Just Lather, That’s All,” the barber seems to be justifying his actions by saying that he’s…**

My own personal ideas about this question are that we have no reason to doubt the barber–I do not think he is presented as a narrator that is in any way unreliable, in that we are given no reason…

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**OF MICE AND MEN**

**How does Steinbeck present Curley’s wife as a disadvantaged character in the novel Of Mice and Men?**

Curley’s Wife is trapped. She is locked into a rural social structure of the 1930s California farm life, and by the common stereotypes and social views of women and their role at that time. She…

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**MATH**

**Given M1(1,-2,3), M2(-3,5,-2) write the vector form and parametric form of the equation of the…**

We’ll write the vector form of the equation of the line M1M2. r = r1 + t(r2 – r1) (*), where r1 and r2 are the vectors of position of the points M1 and M2. r1 = xM1*i + yM1*j + zM1*k We’ll…

**MATH**

**Find the center, vertices and foci for the ellipse 4x^2 + 16y^2 = 64**

Given the equation of an ellipse is 4x^2 + 16y^2 = 64. We need to find the center and foci. First we need to re-write the equation into the standard form of the ellipse. ==> x^2/a^2 + y^2 / b^2…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**How long can an arrested person be jailed before being brought before a neutral judicial official?**

The general answer to this is that an accused person must be brought before a judicial official to be arraigned within a time period of about 24 to 48 hours from the time that the accused is…

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**MATH**

**Please solve the equation: (2x+1)(3x-2)=55**

(2x+ 1)(3x-2) = 55 We need to find x values that satisfies the equation. First, let us expand the brackets. ==> 2x*3x + 1*3x + 2x*-2 + 1*-2 = 55 ==> 6x^2 +3x – 4x – 2 = 55 Now we will…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Why should a jury decision be unanimous or not?**

A jury decision has to be unanimous in criminal cases only, not civil cases. In a criminal case, depending on the charge, we are talking about the ability of the State to take away someone’s…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**What are some of the cons of plea bargaining?**

The only real motivation the accused has to enter into a plea bargain arrangement with a prosecutor is that it almost always means a lesser charge will be applied, or more lenient sentencing will…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**What are some of the pros of plea bargaining?**

Plea bargaining allows the State to process and resolve a much greater number of cases in a much shorter time period, which does two beneficial things. First, it saves everyone money when there is…

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**MATH**

**Solve the equation 5x/(2x+2)=2x/(3x+3)+(2x+3)/(x+1)**

We have to solve 5x/(2x+2)=2x/(3x+3)+(2x+3)/(x+1) for x. Now 5x/(2x+2)=2x/(3x+3)+(2x+3)/(x+1) separate the (x+1) which is common as the denominator for all the terms => 5x/ 2*(x+1) = 2x/3(x+1) +…

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**MATH**

**Given that 4x^3-16x^2+21x-27 has the solution 3 find the conjugate complex pair of roots.**

We have to find the roots of the polynomial 4x^3-16x^2+21x-27. Let’s equate this to 0 and find the roots. 4x^3-16x^2+21x-27 =0 => (x- 3) (4x^2 – 4x + 9) =0 Therefore x1 = 3 x2 = [-b + sqrt (b^2…

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**MATH**

**P(x)=3x^3-10x^2-5x has one root -2/3. What are the other roots?**

P(x)=3x^3-10x^2-5x. The three roots of this equation can be found by equating 3x^3-10x^2-5x to 0. => 3x^3-10x^2-5x =0 => x ( 3x^2 – 10x – 5) = 0 So one of the roots is 0 The other two roots…

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**MATH**

**What is the value of cot121pi/3 and csc(-7pi/4)?**

We’ll write 121pi /3 = 120pi/3 + pi/3 cot (121pi /3) = 40pi + pi/3 A positive cot angle t to 121pi /3 will be calculated as follows t = 120pi/3 – 20(2pi) t = 120pi/3 – 40pi t = pi/3 So, the angle t…

**MATH**

**Find the exact value of sinx/2 if sinx=1/4 and x is such that pi/2<x<pi.**

We have to find sin x/2, given that sinx = 1/4 and x lies between pi/2 and pi. Now cos x = 1- 2 (sin x/2)^2 (cos x)^2 = 1 – (sin x)^2 => (cos x)^2 = 1 – (1/4)^2 => cos x = sqrt [ 15/ 16]…

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**THE TELL-TALE HEART**

**In “The Tell-Tale Heart,” what does the beating of the heart symbolise?**

I am afraid that according to enotes regulations I have had to edit your question down to one question alone – multiple questions are not allowed. You might get different answers to this, but to…

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**MACBETH**

**Hamlet and MacbethHow are Lady Macbeth and Gertrude from Hamlet alike and how are they…**

I think Lady Macbeth and Gertrude are very different. Lady Macbeth is really decisive and aggressive. She is capable of manipulating her husband and really being very pushy in getting him to do…

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**MATH**

**Prove that the line d is parallel to the plane P if the equation of the plane is 2x+3y+z-1=0.The…**

The line d is parallel to the plane P, if and only if the vector parallel to the line, v, and the vector perpendicular to the plane P, n, are perpendicular. Two vectors are perpendicular if and…

**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Does Altruism exist?Altruism is selfishness in reverse. It is a motive to increase another’s…**

What an interesting question! Well, having a strong belief in human nature I would like to suggest that altruism does exist. I guess there is a possible argument for saying it doesn’t and pointing…

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**POLITICAL SCIENCE**

**What specific qualities did President Jimmy Carter exhibit that led to extraordinary peacemaking…**

In no way would I wish to take away from President Carter’s success. However, the peacemaking of which is being spoken seems to suggest a long lasting or enduring type. Carter’s peace initiatives…

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**LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER**

**I have heard rumors that “Lamb to the Slaughter” is a true story. Is it?It’s not really important…**

Well, we don’t really know and Dahl gives no indication, however, if we think for one minute about the way the story is structured and the precision with which Dahl is known to have crafted his…