What are the main similarities and differences between the characters of Achilles and Hector?

What are the main similarities and differences between the characters of Achilles and Hector?

  • ILIAD

What are the main similarities and differences between the characters of Achilles and Hector?

I think that the most dominant characteristic both share is that they are both skilled warriors. Homer depicts both of them as amazingly talented fighters and great leaders of men. Achilles…

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  • CHEMISTRY

Please explain the solution of the following question in step by steps format. Take the atomic…

We are given the equation for the formation of rust or Fe2O3 as: 4 Fe + 3 O2 -> 2Fe2 O3. Also, the atomic weight of iron is 56 and the atomic weight of oxygen is 16. Now we have 1.6 kg of iron…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

What would be the costs to the nation if executive privilege were eliminated?AMERICAN GOVERNMENT 2

I would argue that the cost to the nation would be that the president and executive branch would be less able to do their jobs well. The executive would lose power to Congress and the whole system…

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  • PHYSICS

What is the Kelvin temperature in a spaceship room, during vertical take off, if the mercury…

We suppose that the pressure in the spaceship room is normal. We also know that the atmospheric pressure H is equilibrated by the hydrostatic pressure of the mercury column H=ro*g*h. The barometer…

  • SCIENCE

Why can electricity be produced using a potato?

A potato can be used to produce electricity using electrodes made of copper and zinc. When the electrodes are inserted into the potato there is a potential difference between the two. This can be…

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  • SCIENCE

Explain mesh analysis for three loops.

Mesh analysis is a technique that can be used to solve for the voltages and currents in a planar circuit. A planar circuit is one that may be drawn with no wires overlapping another. Mesh analysis…

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  • PHYSICS

Is it possible for a pendulum clock to slow down or speed up if the temperature in the room changes?

The time required by a pendulum to complete an oscillation is given by the relation T = 2*pi*sqrt (L/g) where L is the length of the pendulum and g is the acceleration due to gravity. Temperature…

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  • BUSINESS

What are the common drawbacks between classical & neo classical theories of management?

Classical theories of management relate to the earliest theories of management, that really led to recognition of management as and independent discipline of work and study. These included the…

  • PHYSICS

What is the superficial density of a load over a sphere of radius r=5mm. The potential of the air…

We’ll write the formula of the potential of the sphere: V=Q/(4*pi*epsilon*R) Q=4*pi*epsilon*R*V (epsilon is electrical permitivity of the environment) The superficial load density is:…

  • BUSINESS

The success of any organization primarily depends upon how good the management of the…

I would argue that good management is critical for a business because it plays a huge role in determining the efficiency with which the business will run and the level of productivity that its…

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  • THE DOLL’S HOUSE

In “The Doll’s House,” what message does the writer want to convey through Else’s speech at the…

One of the central themes of “The Doll’s House” is how society operates and how some are included and others excluded. Clearly, in the story, it is the Kelvey’s that are excluded in this world -…

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  • HISTORY

English ParliamentWhy is the “Summons” so important? How did the Parliament come to play such an…

I think Parliament is important in Western History because it was the beginning of the idea of a limited and democratic government. The development of Parliament and its power showed people that…

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  • ROUGHING IT

how does the narrator feel about work? (infer) help

I did an NEH summer seminar program about Mark Twain discussing this novel. According to the discussions, I have had he is trying to escape work. Every time he gets used to doing something he…

  • THE GREAT GATSBY

What do we learn about Nick Carraway and Jay Gatsby in Chapter three?

In Chapter 3, Gatsby and Nick Carraway first meet. We are first, though, shown the extravagance of one of Gatsby’s parties through the description of food deliveries, the preparations of the…

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  • POETRY

Being a beginner in poetry, can someone give me some hints and tips on how to analyze a poem?

The enotes link below is really quite helpful. It actually goes through the steps on how to “approach” a poem. It is a great starting point and I think offers many good insights on how to address…

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  • PHILOSOPHY

What are the essential things to finding success in life? I think knowledge.

Crucial to finding success is defining what success means to you. Does it mean gaining what the world—or your particular social group—admires, such as money, an admired job or social position,…

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  • PHILOSOPHY

What theories by Jean Francois Lyotard relate to the Cold War period?

What strikes me about Lyotard’s theories in the Cold War is the lack of a unifying principle to determine totality. In a world paradigm where truth was essentially defined by Western capitalism…

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  • HAMLET

How does Hamlet’s upbringing affect his initial response to the task of killing Claudius?

In Shakespeare’s day, Revenge Tragedies were incredibly popular plays that followed a pretty formulaic structure — Someone has been killed villainously and his death must be revenged for the world…

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  • JANE AUSTEN

Write a note on Jane Austen and the development of the Realist Novel.

The realist novel was basically a new concept during the 19th century. Prior to realistic novels, most literature consisted on stories about historical heroes, myths, or chivalric love. Surely it…

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  • MATH

Prove that 3<a+b+c<5, for 5a+4b+3c=60?

Actually, just because, 5a + 4b + 3c = 60, we cannot say that a + b + c < 5. We could only say that a + b +c >3 as for no value of a, b and c where 5a + 4b + 3c = 60 is a + b + c not greater…

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  • GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

I need someone to give me a definition, in ONE sentence, of the following poetic term :…

An elegy is a kind of poem. Its topic is sad, having a mournful tone, often referring to death. A great deal of thought is put into an elegy, written in memory of a specific person or group of…

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  • MATH

What are the elements of the set A? A = {x is in Z: x=(6y-7)/(2y+1), y is in N}

In order to determine the elements of the set A, we’ll consider the given constraint of the set, that is that all the elements are integer numbers (x integer). For x to be integer, the denominator…

  • MATH

What is the common point of the line y=1+2x and the parabola y=x^2+x+1?

It there is a common point, then the x and y in both equations must be equal. So, solve for x in the linear equation, and substitute into the second to solve for y: y = 1 + 2x x = (y – 1 ) / 2 y =…

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  • HISTORY

what are the main characteristics of northern European renaissance???

The European Renaissance was a cultural movement that spread across Europe in the 14th to17th centuries. It began in Florence during the middle ages (1300’s) and later spread to the rest of Europe….

  • MATH

Prove that the equation 4x^3+3x^2=2x+1 have a solution 0<x<1.

To prove that the given equation has a root in the set (0,1), we’ll apply Rolle’s theorem. We’ll choose a Rolle function f:[0,1]->R, f(x)=x^4+x^3-x^2-x f(x)=x^4+x^3-x^2-x. According to the…

  • MATH

Verify the monotony of the function y=x^3-x^2+x+e^x?

In order to verify the monotony of y = f(x), we’ll have to demonstrate that the first derivative of the function is positive or negative. Let’s calculate f'(x)=e^x+3x^2-2x+1 We’ll re-write f'(x):…

  • BUSINESS

Discuss good economic policies’ impact on the United States.

I think that you will find different answers based on the very premise of the word “good.” Different people will view different policies as “good” based on their own beliefs about what constitutes…

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  • BUSINESS

What are HMOs and PPOs? How do they differ from each other and from traditional health insurance…

HMO is the abbreviation of Health Maintenance Organizations. An HMO is a group of doctors, hospitals, laboratories, and other institutions related to the field of health care. A HMO charges an…

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  • RELIGION

How does studying religion change you and make you the person you are today?i need three points…

We editors at enotes do not write for students; however we can offer suggestions: The study of a religion does not necessarily lead to any positive or negative results. While this study may…

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  • ESSAY LAB

Give another title for the passage in the below link…

One other title of this passage can be The Academic Lecture: A Conspiracy. For, there is mention of the attempts of administrators to keep the lecture format as it solves the dilemma of how to…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

Considering The Great Gatsby, who do you think is a modern day Jay Gatsby?Considering The Great…

A modern-day Jay would have Jay’s character traits. You need to find someone who will commit the acts Jay would. Imagine these characteristics for choosing your current day character: 1. APPEARS…

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  • 1984

How could this society have come to be ?How could this society have come to be ?

One of the main tools of Big Brother in molding the society we find in 1984 is fear. Of course people will always desire freedom to make their own choices to see or spend time with the people they…

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  • TRYING TO FIND CHINATOWN

In Trying to Find Chinatown, why did Hwang write the stage directions below, and what comment…

The charcters are discussing the significance of ethnicity in shaping one’s identity. In the previous scenes of the play, Ronnie, the “biological” and “authentical” Asian between the two…

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  • BUSINESS

is management a science or art?

Is management a science or an art? This question has been debated for nearly a century. The debate arose primarily because of the use of the title “Scientific Management” for the techniques of…

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

In what ways are stereotypes most damaging to our interactions with other individuals or…

In my opinion, stereotypes affect our interactions with people from other groups because we (consciously or not) treat them as if the stereotypes about their group were true. This harms our…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

In what ways is stereotyping most damaging to us, personally?As long as there are human beins,…

To me, the most important way in which stereotypes hurt us is by making us believe bad things about ourselves. Tests have shown that we tend to internalize stereotypes about our “kind” of people…

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  • TRYING TO FIND CHINATOWN

Why does Benjamin consider himself Chinese, and why does Ronnie disagree in Trying to Find…

The disagreement between the two characters can be explained through their different definitons of ethnicity. Ronnie is Asian American by birth and biological heritage, while Benjamin is described…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are some of the most effective ways to educate children to prevent them from falling prey to…

I think that this probably depends a great deal on the child in question and on what you are trying to protect them against (peer pressure to do drugs, have sex, whatever). At any rate, there are…

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  • TRIFLES

Explain the meaning and the significance of five symbols found in the play.

One of my favorite piece of literature, this play has many symbols. The female characters in the play are referred to by their married names only, signifying how women were considered inferior to…

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  • THE MINISTER’S BLACK VEIL

How does Nathaniel Hawthorne use Transendentalism in “The Minister’s Black Veil”?

The great Transcendentalist, Ralph Waldo Emerson, who held that each individual can reach higher truths through intuition, wrote that “nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind”;…

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  • CINEMA

Describe the setting of “Apocalypse Now” by Francis Ford Coppola.

The setting for this movie is in Southeast Asia, specifically South Vietnam–in Saigon, and the Mekong Delta– and Cambodia as the group travels farther up the river towards his assassination…

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  • HISTORY

Explain how the English colonies developed the idea of self-government and individual liberties.

This seems weird because we are always told that the colonies broke away from English tyranny… but the truth is that the English colonies developed these ideas largely because these were ideas…

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  • HEART OF DARKNESS

Describe the setting at the begining to the end of the novel, Heart of Darkness.

It is important to remember that this incredibly profound novella is structured around what is termed a frame story – that is there is a story within a story (the tale of Marlow’s journey into the…

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  • SONNY’S BLUES

An outline about “Sonny’s Blues” by James BaldwinI need a plot outline about “Sonny’s Blues” by…

James Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues” is an enlightening story about the Harlem life experience of two brothers. With the one brother as narrator, events are not arranged in chronological order….

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  • BUSINESS

Write the features of HRM. In 500 words.

Human resources refers to the people that work for an organization and the capabilities of these people. The function of human resource management covers (HRM) all the activities that are designed…

  • POETRY

How to write an essay about the poem “Without Hands” by Lorna CrozierWhat I should include in my…

Your question seems to be asking for a complete outline of a poetic analysis. Instead of providing all of your information for you, I will try to help you get started. A few basic steps can be…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

In Animal Farm, how does the prospect of retirement inspire Boxer to work harder?

Throughout the entire novel, Boxer is presented as the animal most committed to the cause of Animal Farm, and he expresses this through selfless labour on the Farm’s behalf, never thinking of his…

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  • GULLIVER’S TRAVELS

How does Gulliver aid the King of Lilliput?

Gulliver aids Lilliput by stealing the Blefuscudian’s navy.

  • TEACHERS

Dante’s Confession and a New Circle of Hell for ProfessorsJamie-wheeler posted an article on…

I’ve never caught anyone….I really don’t think that any of my students would be doing this exact thing because I don’t think any of them could really afford to do it. I think you would have a…

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  • HEART OF DARKNESS

What are differences and similarities between the Russian in Heart of Darkness and the…

This is a great question! One of the central differences to me is how they are described and depicted. One of the first things that strikes Marlow when he sees the Russian is his resemblance to a…

 


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