What are the essential differences between the House and the Senate in the United States?

What are the essential differences between the House and the Senate in the United States?

  • SYLVIA PLATH

How does Plath show ambivalence in her poem “Daddy”?

Sometimes when reading a poet, especially an author who writes in a confessional or autobiographical style, it is helpful to know a bit about his or her biography. There are some benefits to…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

In Romeo and Juliet, Act 2 Scene 2, Romeo compares Juliet to a bright angel. What are the…

Romeo’s adoring and unrealistic metaphor, which is a part of the beautiful light/dark imagery of the play, connotes his romantic and unrealistic concepts of love and life. When Romeo sees Juliet in…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Identify three factors that may limit Latino population growth in the U.S.

Whether a given population is Latino or not, population growth can be limited by the same things. Anything that limits the size and growth of a given population is called a limiting factor….

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

“Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress…

This answer is almost completely a matter of opinion. This is because there is no way to objectively determine which aspects of a culture are a “success” and which are a “failure.”…

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  • LITERATURE

What are the characteristics of Jonas in the book “The Giver”?

I think Jonas’s most important characteristic is the fact that he is empathetic. It’s probably the main reason why he chosen to be the new receiver of memory. He has the ability to relate to and…

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  • SCIENCE

Hey Guys, I’m a little stuck with a question on my science paper – This is the question: Water…

Density of a substance is the ratio of its mass and volume. Since mass has typical units of gram or kilogram and volume is generally given units or ml, liter, cm^3, etc.; the units of density are…

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  • THE PRINCE

Did Niccolò Machiavelli’s The Prince inspire autocracy among other “Princes”?

While the Prince is perhaps the most often read of Machiavelli’s works in modern classrooms, many of his other works were actually more influential and widely read. His Discourses on Livy in…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the products of the following reaction? Zr(NO3)4*5H2O + CH3CO2H =?

The first compound you have listed is zirconium nitrate, which is a crystalline solid, but is soluble in water. The second compound, after water, is acetic acid. So we basically have a nitrate…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are some examples of cognitivism theories and their relation to class education?

Behaviorist theories of learning dominated the classroom through the 1950s and eventually gave way to cognitivism as the focus (among educators) shifted from observable acts (e.g. performance…

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  • REFERENCE

Why is it important for a teacher to understand human growth and development?

I can think of two reasons why it might be important for teachers to study and understand human growth and development. First, if a teacher intends to teach a course on such a subject, it would be…

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  • SCIENCE

How can people protect their environments?

There are various ways people can protect their environments. There are several parts of environment, including water, air, land, etc., that can be protected by modifying our day to day habits. We…

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  • I WANDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD

What is the simile used in the first verse of the poem “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” by William…

The speaker in the poem compares himself to a lonely cloud “That floats on high o’er vales and hills” (l. 2). However, the bigger image in this poem is the speaker’s view of “A host, of golden…

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  • THE PASSIONS OF THE SOUL

According to Descartes’ The Passions of the Soul, what makes it possible for humans to control…

René Descartes composed The Passions of the Soul in 1645-1646 and published it in 1650, at the end of his life. Unlike his earlier work, which focused on cognition, this treatise attempts to…

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  • SOCIOLOGY

I am writing a research paper about why the number of sexual assaults is so high in India. How…

Read papers on the subject from a multitude of sources, newspapers, magazines, op-ed, and scholarly journal articles. (As an aside, make sure you keep track of each article for reference…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

Someone once said “It is the human lot to try and fail.” How can I interpret this quote using a…

The narrative of Fahrenheit 451 demonstrates that books are testimony to man’s attempt to make his “reach exceed his grasp” as the poet Robert Browning wrote, while wars are testimony to his…

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  • HISTORY

What were the differences between Anti-Federalists and Federalists?

The main differences between the Anti-Federalists and the Federalists really boiled down to one philosophical issue. Essentially, the Anti-Federalists feared that the powers granted to the federal…

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  • BUSINESS

Seniority is at least partly a factor in nearly 90 percent of private sector contracts and can…

Seniority can be loosely as the length of time for which a given employee has worked for their employer or in their current position. Seniority can be measured in different ways. It can, for…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What is the meaning of life in this book? Is it valued ?

In Fahrenhet 451, life is clearly not valued as the whole social order is predicated around the idea of control of the citizens’ thoughts, including a practical restriction on independent thought….

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

List at least two benefits that the grievance procedure in the US provides.

The grievance procedure in the United States is a form of conflict resolution utilized by voluntarily by many companies and as a matter of law by some others. Title 5 United States Code, Section…

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  • SCIENCE

Unlike sound, heat and light waves propagate through vacuum. How?

Sound is a mechanical wave. Sound propagates by oscillating the medium (matter) through which it travels. A vacuum is devoid of matter, so sound cannot propagate through a vacuum. Light and heat,…

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  • SCIENCE

Over what area should a force of 100 N act to produce a pressure of 500 Pascals?

Hello! The definition of a pressure is a force over an area, or more precisely the quotient of a force acting perpendicularly to a flat surface, to the area of that surface: P = F/A. The unit of a…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Jem, Scout, and Dill test their courage in To Kill a Mockingbird?

There are several ways Jem, Scout, and Dill test their courage as they mature and grow over the years in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Here are a few examples: When Jem, Scout, and Dill are…

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  • ON LOVING GOD

What does St. Bernard of Clairvaux mean by loving oneself for the sake of God, and why does he…

St. Bernard believes that loving oneself for the sake of God places an individual at the highest form of love because they have merged themselves with transcendental truth. St. Bernard breaks down…

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  • SCIENCE

When I plug my vacuum in, the power in the living room turns off. Is it the vacuum or am I…

You will need to do more investigation to know whether the vacuum itself is to blame or if the circuit is overloaded. Try unplugging some of the other appliances currently connected to the living…

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  • SCIENCE

How many moles of hydrogen will weigh 1 kg?

The atomic mass of hydrogen is 1 g/mole. To make up 1 kilogram or 1000 g of hydrogen element, 1000 moles of hydrogen is required. Each mole has a Avogadro’s number of atoms or 6.023×10236.023×1023…

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  • A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS

What are three quotes that show how Mariam sacrifices herself in A Thousand Splendid Suns?

Quotes that show how Mariam sacrifices herself in A Thousand Splendid Suns display the extent to social practice challenges female identity. One example of Mariam sacrificing herself can be seen…

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  • BEOWULF

What are some of the poetic conventions in Beowulf?

If we consider the purpose of poetry to be the elevation of a story beyond the mere conveyance of information, then poetic conventions are those tools and strategies that the poet utilizes to…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

How did people react to the story of Odysseus?

The story of Odysseus is one of the most popular and enduring in the history of western literature. Surprisingly from the point of view of modern readers, who often seem to enjoy the Odyssey more…

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  • VOICES IN TIME

Are there any essay ideas for Voice In Time by Hugh MacLennan? Although specific themes are…

A good place to start for gathering ideas would be to look at some of the themes of the book itself and then determine which one of those most interests you. Then finding research to help you…

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  • TOMSON HIGHWAY

Discuss and analyze Tomson Highway’s Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing from the standpoint of…

Tomson Highway’s 1989 play Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing is indeed a critique of the myriad conflicts that have riven the Native North American tribes, and it can be considered a call to…

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  • THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

In Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, what are three ways that Holden lies to himself?

Holden is certainly an interesting character who does lie to himself. He openly admits it by saying, “I’m the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life. It’s awful” (16). If he lies to everyone…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What are some positive things the Friar tells Juliet’s parents about Juliet’s death in Act 4,…

The first thing that Friar Lawrence tells the distraught and emotional family is to stop wailing and screaming. That seems really harsh considering their daughter is “dead.” But immediately after…

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  • TOMSON HIGHWAY

How do issues of race or gender and hegemonies between nationalities function in Tomson Highway’s…

“Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing” tells of hegemonies between the Native and non-Native Canadians. The play focuses on the men and women of the Wasaychigan Hill Indian Reserve in Ontario,…

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  • HISTORY

Explain the similarities and differences between modern globalization and the globalization that…

The first exchange of culture and ideas happened after the expeditions of Christopher Columbus. The native people of the Americas and Europeans from England, Spain, and Portugal were in contact…

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  • THE PEARL

In The Pearl, summarize the events of Kino and Juana’s escape and return to home. How might these…

Kino and Juana must escape from the law, who is pursuing Kino for his murder of his attacker. This was an act of self-defense, but Kino runs in fear. He may perhaps be justified, if a native has a…

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  • SCIENCE

A rainbow is formed when sunlight is broken apart by a prism or raindrops. Explain why the colors…

Each color of the rainbow is associated with a different wavelength and frequency. As visible light passes through a prism or raindrop, the light bends or refracts. The wavelength and frequency…

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  • THE MAN WHO WAS POE

Who says “I am, sir, your literary admirer. You have informed me much about the darker passions”…

In chapter 13, Mr. Arnold says the lines in question. Edgar Allan Poe is introduced to Mr. Arnold at Mrs. Whitman’s home during a tea party given by Mrs. Whitman’s mother, Mrs. Powers. Mr. Arnold…

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  • 1984

Where are the telescreens located in the book, 1984?

In 1984, a telescreen is a dual-purpose device: it broadcasts party propaganda to the people of Oceania while also watching and recording their every move. As such, the telescreens are located in a…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What is a “litmus” test when considering court nominees? Why are court appointments so important…

You have a great number of questions here, and I am going to address only the first two for today, concerning litmus tests for judicial candidates, the politics of appointments, and the Citizens…

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  • SCIENCE

Which of the following would you expect to have properties most similar to Na, and why? K Mg…

Of the elements K (potassium), Mg (magnesium) N (nitrogen), O (oxygen) and Ar (argon), K has the properties most similar to Na (sodium). Elements that are in the same chemical family, as sodium…

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  • HAMLET

In the play, Hamlet, why is our lead character so critical of women?

Hamlet’s critical attitude towards women stems from the disgust that he feels for his mother. He feels betrayed by her and believes that she was complicit in his father’s heinous murder. By…

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  • HISTORY

In what ways did Lincoln violate the constitution when in office?

It is contended by some historians that Abraham Lincoln violated the Constitution of the United States in a number of ways while he was in office. Among these violations are the following: The…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Who are the three ladies and man Pip meets at Mrs. Havisham’s?

These people are her relations, principally cousins, who try to ingratiate themselves to Miss Havisham in hopes of being the recipient of her financial legacy on her death. They arrive on her…

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  • NAZI EXTERMINATION OF THE JEWS

What caused the holocaust, what were its roots?

The roots of the Holocaust lay in the antisemitism of ancient times. Long before the birth of Jesus, Jews were attacked and oppressed because of their unwillingness to accept other forms of belief…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What is the main problem in Fahrenheit 451?

In Fahrenheit 451, the main problem is a society that is distracted from the world’s problems by mass media and forbidden from being freethinkers by prohibiting literature and reading for pleasure….

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What are the essential differences between the House and the Senate in the United States?

There are several differences between the House of Representatives and the United States Senate. One difference deals with representation and the representatives themselves. In the House of…

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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL

What does Charles Dickens do with time in his ghostly story A Christmas Carol?

Dickens manipulates time in several ways in A Christmas Carol. When the Ghost of Christmas Past visits Ebenezer, rather than talk about past events in memory only, the ghost is able to visit the…

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  • MATH

Find the equation of parabola whose latus rectum is the line segment joining the points (-3,…

You need to remember the equation of parabola, such that: 4p(x−h)=(y−k)24p(x-h)=(y-k)2 The length of latus rectum is |4p| and it must be set equal to the length of the segment joining the points (-3,1),…

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  • HISTORY

Why were Federalists much more likely to be coastal and urban, while Anti-Federalists were much…

There are reasons why the Federalists tended to be located in cities and along the coast while the Anti-Federalists tended to be in rural areas and in the interior of the country. The main reasons…

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  • CEREMONY

What research can be done on the book Cermony by Leslie Marmon Silko?

Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony is a book which provides a variety of angles by which one could do additional research. Your question isn’t completely clear, but I will give you a few options…

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