What are the privacy and security implications of adopting electronic health records?

What are the privacy and security implications of adopting electronic health records?

  • HISTORY

What is the style of the poem Harlem by Langston Hughes? 1 image

In the poem Harlem, Langston Hughes utilizes free verse with an irregular meter. This means that he stresses different syllables in each line and the length of the lines vary considerably. The…

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  • LANGSTON HUGHES

In his essay titled “The Negro Artists and the Racial Mountain,” what does Langston Hughes mean…

Langson Hughes’s thesis in his essay “The Negro Artists and the Racial Mountain” is that the African-American artist cannot create true art, nor escape racism, if the African American is afraid of…

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  • PIED BEAUTY

Comment on the contrast found in “Pied Beauty.”

In this poem, Hopkins contrasts the changeable beauty of life on earth with God’s unchanging beauty. The first stanza begins by describing parts of nature that are always varying: skies that show…

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  • LITERATURE

I have semester finals coming up and I need help finding small examples of suspense to write in…

Without knowing which literature works that your teacher has assigned to be read throughout the semester, this is a tough question. I’ll attempt to answer it by using some fairly common works and…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Is Tom Robinson guilty?

Tom Robinson is found guilty by the all-white jury but is innocent of the charges of raping Mayella Ewell. Atticus proves Tom is not guilty by showing that it was impossible for Tom to hit Mayella…

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  • VOICES IN TIME

I have decided to write concerning the lost comunication between the past and present social…

A challenging and interesting topic! I will endeavor to provide some suggestions for each of your body paragraphs below: First Body Paragraph: You state that this paragraph concerns the…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

When do Juliet and her father argue about Juliet’s marrying Paris in Romeo and Juliet?

Juliet and her father argue about her marriage to Count Paris just after her mother informs her of the arrangements her father has made, in Act 3, Scene 5 (and this takes place right after Romeo…

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  • SCIENCE

True or false: ordinary lightbulbs provide fluorescent light.

This is false. Ordinary screw-in lightbulbs produce light through a phenomenon called incandescence. They’re called incandescent lights. They contain a very thin filament of tungsten wire that’s…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In The Crucible, how does the author describe John Proctor?

When John Proctor enters Reverend Parris’s house in Act One, Miller describes him as a man who had no patience for hypocrisy. Miller says, “In Proctor’s presence a fool felt his foolishness…

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

What are some examples of imagery in Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game”?

Imagery is the creative way that an author uses the five senses: sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell. Authors use imagery to help readers draw from outside experiences with their senses in order…

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  • THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

Do you think Hester is a martyr, or do you think her repentance is sincere?

I am not sure that these two ideas are necessarily in opposition to each other. Let us explore each and then decide where Hester fits into the picture. A “martyr” is someone who is innocent and…

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  • SCIENCE

What part of a cell helps animals to produce energy?

The major organelle in an animal cell that helps generate energy, in the form of ATP, is the mitochondrion (plural Mitochondria). This interesting organelle is unique in that it carries its own…

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  • SCIENCE

Why are gustatory receptors sensitive to dissolved chemicals but insensitive to light?

Gustatory receptor cells are located within the taste buds found on the papillae of the tongue. When tastants dissolve in the saliva, they can be “tasted” by triggering the release of…

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  • SCIENCE

Which is an example of osmosis? A. oxygen moving into the bloodstream from the lungs B. carbon…

To understand which answer choice is correct, one must first compare two related concepts, diffusion and osmosis. Diffusion is defined as movement of particles from an area of a higher…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What are the Dionysian and Apollonian perspectives found in Lord of the Flies by Golding?

Dionysian and Apollonian perspectives are literary devices, their names deriving from the Greek gods whose qualities they represent. Apollo and Dionysus were both sons of Zeus, and thus might be…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In William Golding’s The Lord of the Flies, what is the mob’s mental state while killing Simon?

In William Golding’s novel Lord of the Flies, the character Simon dies violently at the hands of his peers. When Simon stumbles out of the forest, he is delirious, having suffered from seizures and…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What is Juliet’s reaction to the news of Tybalt’s death and Romeo’s banishment?

Although your initial question did not specify to which news Juliet was reacting, one assumes that the question refers to the death of Tybalt and the banishment of Romeo, as this is the biggest…

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  • THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH

Who is the main character in “The Masque of the Red Death”?

In The Masque of the Red Death, the main character is Prince Prospero. The prince is described as “happy and dauntless and sagacious” by Poe, but he is also at least a little naive and slightly…

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  • LITERATURE

What is the definition of Setting?

Setting is the time and place in which the action of narrative is set. In short stories, poetry, novels, and non-fiction, setting is generally created by description whereas in drama setting is…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

Do you think Danforth believes John Proctor is trustworthy?

I think Danforth chooses to believe that John Proctor is untrustworthy because, if he believes that Proctor is telling the truth about Abigail and her lies, he would have to acknowledge that his…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

Does Odysseus want to stay with Calypso or go home?

Odysseus comes to the goddess Calypso’s island, Ogygia, after Zeus destroys his ship and leaves him and his men shipwrecked (Zeus’ action was punishment for Odysseus’ men sacrificing the sacred…

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  • HISTORY

What date did Jahangir die? 1 image

Nur-ud-din Mohammad Salim, or Jahangir Khan, was the fourth ruler of the Mughal Empire and ruled from 1605 until his death on October 24, 1605. Jahangir died on his way back from Kashmir where he…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird why did Boo Radley put soap dolls in the tree?

Boo Radley left the soap dolls in the tree for Scout and Jem to find in order to reach out to them in friendship. Boo Radley was the neighborhood recluse. All of the children were afraid of him,…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

How does Montresor get Fortunato to come to his palazzo?

Montresor says at the beginning of the story that he will take his own sweet time about preparing a trap for Fortunato. At length I would be avenged; this was a point definitely settled……

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  • HEALTH

What is the relationship between tissue fluid and lymph?

Tissue fluid and lymph are both a part of the extracellular fluid of multicellular organisms. Tissue fluid is defined as interstitial fluid that surrounds cells of tissues within the organisms….

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

Rainsford killed General Zaroff in self-defense. Do you agree?

This is a great question. It is debatable. In my opinion, Rainsford had to do what he had to do. In other words, he did not want to kill General Zaroff, but he realized that if he was going to…

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  • HISTORY

Talk about how mercantilism is important and what it did.

Mercantilism is an economic philosophy which encourages nations to seek a favorable trade balance (export more than they import) and thus increase their supply of gold and silver. Mercantilist…

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  • HAMLET

How is Ophelia obedient in Hamlet?

In William Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet, Ophelia is traditionally characterized as extremely obedient, a trait typically attributed to the direct cause of her death. There are several scenes when…

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  • THE ROAD NOT TAKEN

How do I find literary devices in “The Road Not Taken”?

One of the simplest literary devices to find in this poem is imagery. Imagery refers to sensory experience represented through language. So, any time the speaker describes something that you can…

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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL

How does Scrooge change throughout the play?

At the beginning of the play, Ebenezer Scrooge is presented as a selfish, uncaring, greedy, and caustic old man. “…he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge! A squeezing,…

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  • THE HOBBIT

What causes the door to appear in The Hobbit? Should the dwarves have predicted this event? Why…

In The Hobbit, there are moon-letters on the map Thorin received from Gandalf, and those moon-letters are translated by Elrond when the company arrives in Rivendell: “Stand by the grey stone when…

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  • THE SCARLET IBIS

What are the symbols in “The Scarlet Ibis?”

The opening paragraph is filled with symbols of death and decay. Summer is “dead” and with autumn approaching, the plants and trees are losing leaves, wilting, and birds have left their nests or…

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  • SCIENCE

1.Why do pulmonary arteries have light violet blood? 2. Name the things necessary that help in…

The pulmonary arteries have light violet blood as an artistic depiction to stress they carry deoxygenated blood, or oxygen poor blood, from the heart to the lungs. Here the blood will get rid of…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

Why is Fortunato’s decision to wear a clown hat an interesting and appropriate costume choice by…

Most of the people celebrating the carnival would have been wearing costumes. Poe’s narrator Montresor relates of Fortunato: He had on a tight-fitting parti-striped dress, and his head was…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

Why do you think Two-Bit was relieved when Ponyboy picked up the glass from the bottle he broke…

Two-Bit is relieved that Pony is picking up the broken glass so that it won’t give anyone a flat tire. In Pony’s world, broken glass is often used as an impromptu weapon. There are many…

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  • RAY BRADBURY

In “The Veldt”, why did the parents go back to sleep even though they knew the children disobeyed…

The fact that the children breaking into the nursery goes unpunished and without interference is almost lost amid the flow of the plot, because it isn’t really addressed. However, it establishes…

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  • THE ROAD NOT TAKEN

Where are irony, ambiguity, and paradox present in “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost ?

There are two crucial stanzas in “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost that are essential to the comprehension of the poem. The juxtaposition between these two moments explains the irony, ambiguity…

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  • HISTORY

In the 19th century, what were some of the main differences between the beliefs of laissez-faire…

It was during the nineteenth century that debates raged over the principles and practices of communism and capitalism, two competing economic models. These debates were spurred by…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

List five things that happen in the rumble in The Outsiders.

Paul Holden punches Darry Ponyboy asks Dally how he got out of the hospital Darry defends Ponyboy and rips a Soc off his back Ponyboy gets kicked in the head Tim Shepard breaks his nose In Chapter…

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  • THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS

Do the Nazis conduct a wide search in order to find Bruno in Boyne’s The Boy in the Striped Pajamas?

After Bruno takes Shmuel’s hand in friendship and unwittingly walks directly into the gas chamber with his best friend, Bruno completely disappears. Bruno disappears because he has been killed,…

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  • THE MONKEY’S PAW

In what way does the setting, decribed in lines 1-21, suggest or foreshadow later events?

The opening lines of “The Monkey’s Paw” evoke the picture of a happy, cosy little family living in an isolated new housing development surrounded by barren acres. The weather is very bad–which in…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Why is Lord of the Flies valuable to read?

William Golding wrote Lord of the Flies as a way to demonstrate the basic savagery that he felt existed in the heart of any man, no matter how civilized. He felt that previous portrayals of the…

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  • MACBETH

What moment might be called the climax in Act 5 of Macbeth?

When Macduff encounters Macbeth on the battlefield, the play is drawing near its climax. Macbeth is still full of his fighting spirit, and he has just finished killing one soldier who dared to…

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  • LITERATURE

How can setting influence or shape the theme of a story or poem?

Setting, which is time and place, is a powerful means of creating or influencing a theme in literature. Let’s look at one short story, one novel, and one poem to see how setting contributes to…

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  • FREAK THE MIGHTY

Please summarize chapters 20-25 of Freak The Mighty.

Chapters 20-25 of Freak the Mighty involve Kevin’s rescue of Max all the way through the end of the book. In Chapter 20, Max is tied to the boiler in the basement of an old house due to Kenny…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

Why does Ponyboy share this with Cherry?

This question is rather vague, but I believe you are trying to ask why Ponyboy shares with Cherry the story of how Johnny got beat up by the Socs. In Chapter 2, Ponyboy, Johnny, and Dally sneak…

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  • MACBETH

In Macbeth, provide and explain specific examples to show how unrestrained ambition destroys…

In Macbeth, there are a number of great examples of how unchecked ambition demolishes previously established relationships in the play. I will highlight three examples and discuss how ambition…

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  • THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

What is the real “gift” referred to the title?

This is a good but difficult question, because of the word, “real.” All answers will be a matter of opinion. Therefore, in my opinion, the real gift is a paradox. It is the idea that giving is…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What does Guy Montag learn in Fahrenheit 451?

Montag learns a number of lessons throughout Fahrenheit 451. Most striking, perhaps, is the lesson that appearances can be deceptive. For Montag, this lesson becomes apparent from the beginning of…

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  • HEALTH

What are the privacy and security implications of adopting electronic health records?

There are many benefits to electronic health records (EHR), including the ease of patients’ access to their own health information. This access could improve patients’ ability to become more aware…

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