What are some unusual characters in The Princess Bride?

What are some unusual characters in The Princess Bride?

  • HISTORY

Was the period from 1815 to 1828 truly the “awakening of American nationalism” or was it the…

From your question, it is clear that this is a DBQ and we, of course, cannot see the documents so we will not be able to help you with that. If I were to answer this without being able to see…

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  • THE PRINCESS BRIDE

What are some unusual characters in The Princess Bride?

Westley might be considered an unusual character. While his mythology and background could be seen as a typical hero, Westley really is not the normal hero. He endures insults from Buttercup and…

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  • TEACHER TIPS

Are there any good websites available for teachers?Are there any good websites available for…

There is a myriad of websites available online which can give you all sorts of learning tools. My personal favorite is Atomic Learning.com, which teaches you how to do integrative technology. For…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Important symbols in this novel includes the conch (order and law), the fire (rescue) and Piggy’s…

The conch is used throughout the novel as a symbol of order. First, it is used to call the initial assembly when the boys first arrive, and again for the subsequent meetings. Also, the conch is…

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  • THE CHAMBERED NAUTILUS

When was this poem written?

The poem was first published in 1857 in an edition of The Atlantic Monthly. The poem was therefore written at the height of the American Renaissance where there was a resurgence in the growth of…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Are there any significant passages in Lord of the Flies? Why are they significant?

One important passage in Lord of the Flies is at the very end of the novel–the officers have arrived on the island and have stopped Ralph as he runs from the mob of boys. The paragraph begins,…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

What is Reagan saying in “A Time for Choosing?”

In this speech, Ronald Reagan is basically setting out his philosophy of government. He is arguing against the relatively liberal assumptions of the time (1964) and for the kind of conservative…

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  • ESSAY LAB

I need help writing a 5 pg essay for American Sign Language on the book called “Deaf Again” by…

While I have not read the book nor do I know American Sign Language, the answer to your question is that the process for writing an essay is the same whether the requirement is five paragraphs or…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Has age discrimination taken place in the situation described below? –(medical, mental,social…

Well, we can only answer this question on the basis of the case details you describe in the narrative above, which in terms of determining discrimination is a bit limited. From the information…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Describe the primary public program that is addressing the needs of this elderly person….

There are three major public programs that are addressing the needs of this woman, based on the fact that she is a US citizen, and 69 years of age. Primary in the situation you describe is the…

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  • BUSINESS

What are the components of off-shoring?

From what I can tell, a company will offshore for the following reasons: 1) Reduced labor costs. Many companies will move their factories overseas where labor is plentiful and labor costs are…

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  • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Compare and contrast the relationship of Beatrice-Benedick to that of Claudio-Hero of Much Ado…

I have simplified the wording of your question. Comparing and contrasting characters and their relationships is a common essay assignment. So that you might, with some suggestion from me, create…

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  • ESSAY LAB

How to make a good research report introduction on Queen Elizabeth 1How to make a good research…

Remember that in your introductory paragraph you have to state basically all the different things that the report will say about Queen Elizabeth I. Therefore, think about what you will be focusing…

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  • MATH

Cutoffs:Find the corresponding Z score(s). Round answer to 2 decimal places! Cutoff for the top 5%.

We required to find the z score for the top level 5%. Let his point be z = x. Therefore , the cumulative probability of the z score below the point x or z <= x is 95%. We should get the…

  • MATH

Cutoffs:Find the corresponding Z score(s). Round answer to 2 decimal places! Cutoff for the top 50%.

Tofind z score corresponding to top cut off 50% . Of course , this is 0.As this is a very popular score , since z = 0 is axis of symmetry of the standard normal variate about which the normal…

  • MATH

Cutoffs:Find the corresponding Z score(s). Round answer to 2 decimal places! Cutoff for the…

To find the cut off 37% from the bottom of z scores. The z scores are the standard normal variates with a normal distribution. So we have probabilty of z is <= x such that this probability…

  • MATH

Cutoffs:Find the corresponding Z score(s). Round answer to 2 decimal places! Cutoff for the top 15%.

Z scores are standard normal variates with mean 0 and standard deviation 1. The actual distribution of z is given by z = 1/sqrt(2pi)}e^-(x^2/2). And the actual probabilty of cut off top 15% is…

  • HEIDEGGER’S EXPERIMENT

In “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment,” what happens to the vase?

You asked two questions. According to enotes regulations, I have had to cut this down to one as you are only allowed to ask one question. The vase containing the elixir of life which Dr….

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  • TWELFTH NIGHT

comedy,heartbreak and triumph in twelfth nightOLIVIA loves VIOLA, VIOLA loves the DUKE, the DUKE…

The comedy rests in the confusion of identities: Olivia doesn’t know that Viola is a woman; Orsino believes Viola is a boy. The heartbreak comes with the elements of Olivia’s mistaken marriage–it…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

What are your ideas on the themes of friendship, hypocrisy, carelessness and the American Dream…

You are really asking for too much in one question, so your answer will be broad. FRIENDSHIP: Relationships in this work demonstrate that most people do not have significant friendships. Evidence…

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  • SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS

What is the overall message in Snow Falling on Cedars?

The “overall message” of any novel could also be considered its theme and most novels of length have more than one theme. One of the most prominent themes of this book is the idea of prejudice and…

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  • HAMLET

Identify the reasons that prove whether Hamlet’s antic disposition/madness is fake or real insanity.

I think it is safe to say that Hamlet is aware of what he is doing most of the time, though in some situations it could be argued that he acts irrationally. At the start of the play, when Hamlet…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What makes Romeo a genuine tragic hero?

A tragic hero is generally a central or main character in a work who causes their own downfall, demise, or tragedy. Readers can justifiably consider Romeo the tragic hero for several reasons….

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are some of the main medical, mental, social, or environmental challenges facing this…

There are many challenges in this case study. I would suggest that there might be some level of early onset for Alzheimer’s Disease. The description that scientists use to articulate it in the…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

In the novel Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, what are the differend kinds of love and…

In his book, The Art of Loving, the renowned psychoanalyst, Dr. Erich Fromm discusses the types of love and the progression through which an individual should grow in his/her ability to love. Using…

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  • TEACHERS

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the communicative approach to the teaching of language.

The communicative approach to language teaching stresses the importance of communication and interaction among the pupils and between the teacher and the pupils to learn a foreign language. Rather…

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  • HISTORY

In your opinion, what consequences did the Great War have on global society and the United…

The impact of World War I on America and global society was divergent. America felt a sense of unity and nationalism in its entrance into the war and felt a sense of power about being able to…

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  • INTO THE WILD

In the book, Into the Wild, what is significant about the cloth belt Krakauer finds in the bus?

The bus is an abandoned one on the Alaska frontier where the subject of the book, Into the Wild, Chris McCandless spent his last days on Earth. He wasn’t prepared or trained to survive through an…

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  • ARABY

Is “Araby” by James Joyce comical or serious?

Whilst I do think there are elements of this story that are humorous and perhaps comical, such as the obvious Romantic notions of the male narrator about Mangan’s sister and his imagination that…

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  • ELIZABETH BISHOP

What is the fulcrum, in Elizabeth Bishops poem ‘One Art?’

The fulcrum of a poem is its turning point. It is the place in the poem where ideas that are in conflict with one another are resolved — where one idea wins and the other loses. The fulcrum…

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  • GEOFFREY CHAUCER

What aspects of society does Chaucer satirize in his portrayal of the miller?

In the General Prologue to Canterbury Tales, Geoffery Chaucer describes a miller, a workman who is crude but clever. The miller is a “stout churl [coarse person]… / Hardy and big of brawn and big…

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  • BUSINESS

What is the difference between the long run and short run aggregate supply curves?

I’d say that there are two major differences. The first is that one is short run and the other is long run. The short run AS curve is based on the assumption that all of the things that determine…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Roger advanced on Samneric “…as one wielding a nameless authority”. Why is it nameless?

If you are asking what the nameless authority is, in my opinion, I would assert that authority to be the Devil, evil, or the force that seems to be infecting all the boys as it radiates itself from…

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  • HISTORY

discuss the features of jacobean drama ????features of jacobean prriod’s drama

Short Summaries of Jacobean and Caroline dramas, all filled with comedy, romance and tragedy. “While extensive critical commentary has focused on the tragedies of the Jacobean period, by far the…

  • THE GREAT GATSBY

In Ch. 2 of the Great Gatsby, how does Fitzgerald’s use of language help to develop characters…

Lets look at Myrtle first. Fitzgerald never names her but describes her for a few pages. In fact his choice of words to introduce Myrtle Wilson were: “Tom Buchanan’s mistress”. He paints Tom as a…

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  • THE BASEMENT ROOM

Compare and contrast the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Baines in “The Basement Room.”

On the surface, Mr. and Mrs. Baines seem to be totally opposite. Seen through Philip’s young eyes, Mr. Baines is a kind and caring man who tells him stories and takes him for walks. Mrs. Baines,…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

In chapter 4 of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: What does Victor say is different about scientific…

On Chapter 4, Victor says: None but those who have experienced them can conceive of the enticements of science. In other studies you go as far as others have gone before you, and there is…

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  • BUSINESS

What is the difference between a beneficial and an adverse supply shock?Macroeconomics

A supply shock is a sudden change in supply that causes the equilibrium price and quantity of a good or service to change. An adverse supply shock is one that causes supply to go down. This is…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

How does the United States government differ from the Argentinian government?

One significant difference between the United States government and that of the Argentinian might lie in its history. The United States has had a longer history of constitutional democracy than…

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  • GRAMMAR

Add parentheses or dashes where necessary: Albert Einstein a Nobel Prize _ winner is one of the…

You could use either parentheses, dashes, or commas, to clarify the grammar of the sentence. The information in question is extra information about the subject of the sentence, Albert Einstein….

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  • A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR’S COURT

Summarize the part of the story when Morgan and the king are slaves and witness the hanging of a…

The episode you refer to is the saddest passage in the book. The girl who is hanged is eighteen years old and has a young baby in her arms as she is brought to the gallows. On the gallows, a priest…

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  • POETRY

What is the meaning of the following poem by Thomas Randolph?Music, thou queen of souls, get up…

This poem by Thomas Randolph seems to be a call formusic to help first ease sorrow and then turn sorrow into joy–and then back to normal. Music here is personified (given human characteristics)…

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  • LITERATURE

What is the setting of the story Beyond the Grave by Jude Watson?

The majority of this story takes place in Egypt, mostly in the capital city of Cairo, as the two heroes of the story, Dan and Amy, track down clues that lead them to study Pharaohs and goddesses…

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  • THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

What other victories other than catching the marlin were achieved by Santiago?

Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea is clearly a story of perseverance and determination. Victory implies something much more intense, but Santiago does experience some kinds of victories through…

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  • MATH

What is the sum of z1+z2=? z1=i/(1+i) z2=i/(1-i)

z1 = i/(1+i) z2 = i/(1-i). We make the common denominator the LCM = (1+i)(1-i) = 1- i^2 = 1-(-1) = 2. Therefore z1 = i(1-i)/2 = i-i^2 =( i-(-1))/2 = (i+1)/2 . z2 = i((1+i)/2 = (i+i^2)/2 =…

  • MATH

Find x and y: log 4 (x+y) = 2 log 3 x + log 3 y = 2 + log 3 7

We’ll impose the constraints of existence of logarithms: x>0 y>0 Now, we’ll take anti-logarithm for the first equation: x+y = 4^2 x+y = 16 (1) We’ll apply the product rule of logarithms in…

  • DEATH OF A SALESMAN

Self DestructionWhat drives Willy to self destruction? external forces, internal forces or both…

Willy’s illusory dream is what does him in, in my opinion. He is dedicated to a very rare type of success (exemplified in his brother, Ben) and failing to achieve this extreme and success, he…

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  • B. WHITE

In “Once More to the Lake,” there is a reference to the chill of death in the last paragraph….

In this essay, E.B. White is talking about his feelings as he and his son visit this lake that was a special place for White when he was young. As he visits, White sees himself in a number of…

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  • MATH

Find the antiderivative of the function f(x)=x*sin^3x.

To determine the antiderivative of the given function, we’ll have to integrate the given function by parts, using the formula: Int f*g’ = f*g – Int f’*g We’ll put f = x => f’ = 1 We’ll put g’ =…

  • MATH

Factor the equation 21x^2 + 22x = 8.

We have to find the factors of the equation: 21x^2 + 22x = 8 Now 21x^2 + 22x = 8 => 21x^2 + 22x – 8 =0 => 21x^2 + 28x – 6x -8 =0 => 7x( 3x + 4) – 2 ( 3x + 4) =0 => (7x – 2) ( 3x + 4)…

 


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