# What are the ways the author shows mood and tone through word choice, figurative language?

**MATH**

**A car cost $12,000. During a sale, it will cost only $10,920What percent was the price reduced?**

The original price of the car was 12,000 dollars. After the sale, the price reduced to 10,920 dollars. Then we need to calculate the percent of the reduced prices. Let us assume that the price was…

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**SCORPIONS**

**What are the ways the author shows mood and tone through word choice, figurative language?**

First, you must understand the difference between mood and tone. Mood is the atmosphere created by the author. An author does this by word choice (think emotionally charged words). Remember,…

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**MATH**

**Johnny drove at 32 miles per hour for 30 minutes and at 48 miles per hour for 45 minutes. How far…**

Johnny travelled at 32 mph for 30 min. Then, he travelled at 48 mph for 45 min. We need to find the total distance he travelled. We notice that he travelled at two different speeds. Then we will…

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**SCIENCE**

**How do you promote the environmental conservation among people?How do you promote the…**

Well, the obvious answer is through education and media/propaganda. With respect to education, environmentalism needs to be a bigger part of education from elementary school on up; maybe a strategy…

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**MY ANTONIA**

**What are three character traits Antonia gets from her parents? and please use quotes!**

Strength Early in her teen years, Antonia must develop a strong work ethic in order to make sure the family farm thrives after her father’s suicide. She models this after he brother Ambroch. She…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**In the novel, Tom replies to Nick’s claim that Gatsby was an Oxford man by saying, “He wears a…**

Gatsby does indeed wear a pink suit, and it assumes significance in the novel when taken in context. Tom cannot believe that Gatsby ever attended such an old and prestigious university as Oxford…

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**MATH**

**How to write the following as a mathematical equation: x is less than 7 times the values of 1/3…**

All we need to do is translate words into mathematical symbols so we can solve the problem. Let us translate the statements. Given the number x, is less that 7 times the values of 1/3 the price ….

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**HAMLET**

**I need an example of style in Shakespeare’s play Hamlet. From any act is fine.Style–the way the…**

Kip Wheeler of Carson-Newman College defines style as: The author’s words and the characteristic way that writer uses language to achieve certain effects. … the way the author uses words. ……

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**MATH**

**A jacket is on sale for 70% of the original price. If the discount saves $45, what is the…**

The discount offered of the jacket is 70%. Let the original cost of the jacket be J. The price after the discount is J( 1 – 70%) = J * 30% = .3*J The discount saves $45, so J – .3* J = 45 =>…

**BEOWULF**

This is an interesting question, as the answer clearly has to be both yes and no. Beowulf is the story of a great Anglo-Saxon hero who does battle, on behalf of a besieged king and town, against a…

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**MATH**

**Madeleine had $200 to spend. After she did her shopping she had $80 left. By what percent did her…**

Madeleine had a total of 200 dollar ==> 100% = $200 After shopping, she had 80 dollar left. We need to know the amount decreased . First we need to know the amount she spent. ==> 200 -80 =…

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**MATH**

**For which values of x does the graph of the equation y=-3x^2 +12x -21/2 cross the x-axis.**

We have the curve : y= -3x^2 + 12x – 21/2 We need to determine the points where the curve meets the x-axis. When y meets the x-axis, then the values of y will be zero. Then, we will substitute with…

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**GRAMMAR**

**There you are—that’ll be £3.80, please There you are. I’ll just wrap it up for you. What…**

Here can mean in this place or in this spot or more generally, Present – presently in this spot or presently being considered or talked about. Here is wherever the speaker literally is or…

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**MATH**

**Find all values of x which satisfy the equation 4x^2 -4x -1 = 0**

Given the quadratic equation 4x^2 -4x -1 =0 We need to find the solution or the roots of the equation. We will use the quadratic formula. ==> a = 4 b= -4 c = -1 ==> x = (-b + -…

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**MATH**

**What is the domain of f(x) = x^2/sqrt(1+x).**

Given the function f(x) = x^2/sqrt(1+x) We need to find the domain of f(x). The domain of the function is all x values such that the function is defined. But, since the the function is a quotient,…

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**THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER**

**What places did the Mariner stop at in “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”?**

I am unsure of what you specifically mean. Are you referring to the life of the Mariner after his experiences? Part of the penance that the Mariner must pay for his crime in killing the albatross…

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**MATH**

**Solve f(x) = 2x^2 -x -15 by factoring.**

Given the function f(x) = 2x^2 -x -15 We need to solve for x by factoring. First we have a quadratic equation. Then we can simplify into two factor. ==> f(x) = 2x^2 -x -15 We will try and…

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**MATH**

**Reduce the following expression to the lowest terms. (x^5-x^3)/(x^2-3x+2).**

Given the expression: E = (x^5-x^3) / (x^2 -3x + 2) We need to simplify to the lowest terms possible,. First we will factor both numerator and denominator. To factor the numerator, we will factor…

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**A DOLL’S HOUSE**

**In A Doll’s House, who is the tragic hero, and what is the tragic hero’s fatal flaw or hamartia?**

Nora Helmer is the heroine in the drama, and several elements of tragedy can be identified in her life; however, Nora is not a tragic heroine in the classical tradition. She is not destroyed by a…

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**MATH**

**For 2x -y = 3 find the x and y intercepts.**

Given the equation of the line 2x -y = 3 We need to find the x and y intercepts. Let us determine the x-intercept. The x-intercept if where the line meet the x-axis. Then, the values of…

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**A DOLL’S HOUSE**

**In Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, who is the tragic hero and what is his/her misinterpretation or…**

If we were going to refer to A Doll’s House as a tragedy and to analyze the characters for their misinterpretation as their hamartia tragic flaw, we could actually refer to either Nora or Torvald…

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**MATH**

**The sum of three integers is 66. The second is 2 more than the first, the third is 4 more than…**

Let the integers be x, y and z. Given that the sum of the three integers is 66. ==> x + y + z = 66…………..(1) Also, given that the second integer (y) is 2 more than the first (x). ==> y…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Why do workers in some parts of the world tolerate sweatshop working conditions?Why do workers in…**

Workers have tolerated sweatshop working conditions in pretty much every country that has ever industrialized. Workers in some industrializing countries right now are tolerating these conditions….

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**Simon shows mystical powers in chapter 8 of Lord of the Flies. What event in this chapter…**

There are two events specifically in this chapter that could contain an element of mystical power. First, Simon disappears from the rest of the group. Usually the little ones can find him. People…

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**MATH**

**Find y if dy/dx = (y-1)/(x+3) and y(-1) = 0**

Given the differential equation: dy/dx = (y-1)/(x+3) First we will group the terms of the same variable together. We will multiply by dx. ==> dy = (y-1)/(x+3) * dx Now we will divide by (y-1)…

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**HISTORY**

**The 1850s: The Dred Scott v. Sanford1. Abraham Lincoln criticized the Supreme Court’s decision in…**

To some extent it was valid. Taney was pro-slavery and probably would have been okay with the idea of nationalizing slavery. However, it’s not really true to say the Court was trying to…

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**JANE EYRE**

**In Jane Eyre, discuss Jane’s observations about the book she is reading and draw a conclusion.At…**

It is vitally important to realise that the book that Jane is reading in this first chapter of this incredible novel is not just chosen at random to fill space in the page. No, it is a carefully…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**Why can’t the boys have a signal fire in the beginning of chapter 8?**

Ralph’s whole plan revolves around having the signal fire at the top of the mountain where it is most likely to be seen by any passing ships. Of course now that the boys are terrified that the…

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**DEATH OF A SALESMAN**

**How does dementia function as a way for Willy to cope with the failure to realize his ambitions…**

Willy’s dementia allows him to dwell not only on but also in better times that he is experiencing during the “present” moment of the play. Happier times are recollected in this hallucinations and…

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**A TALE OF TWO CITIES**

**Can you determine who these characters and places are in A Tale of Two Cities?Acquitted of…**

Acquitted of treason- Charles Darnay Hopelessly flops against her husband- Mrs. Cruncher Has muddy boots- Jerry Cruncher A patriot who testifies in old bailey- John Barsad Tries to pay for a life-…

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**CHRISTIE AGATHA**

**Where is the Indian Island which reference to the book ” And then there were none,” located?**

In Agatha Christie’s novel,” And Then There Were None,” the island to which all the characters are called and where the whole story takes place, is called Indian Island ( Nigger Island in the…

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**MACBETH**

**What is significant regarding the three questions Macbeth asks Banquo?In act 3 scene 1.**

In Act 3.1 of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Macbeth asks Banquo if he is going riding, how far he’s going, and if Fleance is going with him. The reader understands why he asks these questions and what…

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**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**What are different observations and quotes characters make about Pip throughout Great…**

One of Pip’s greatest shortcomings in Great Expectations is his measuring of himself against the values and comments of others. For instance, in Chapter 8 Pip considers himself “morally timid and…

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**JOHNNY TREMAIN**

**Please identify similies and metaphors in Johnny Tremaine.I am looking for similes and metaphors…**

Similes are comparisons that use the word “like” or “as.” a) The author describes the scene of hundreds of British redcoats crowding the narrow Tremont Street–“like a river of blood.” b) Johnny…

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**HISTORY**

**What are some impacts of the Crusades?What are some impacts of the Crusades?**

The Crusades tended to have two major consequences effecting the social, political and economic life of Europe. The Crusades helped end feudalism in Western Europe and brought about the conditions…

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**BRAVE NEW WORLD**

**Why does John see his relationship with Lenina like that of Romeo and Juliet and then later like…**

John’s favorite, and only book, as a child was The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, so it is appropriate that he would use it as a basis for his comparisons. When John first meets Lenina he…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Is there a specific quote in To Kill a Mockingbird that tells us that Boo stayed inside because…**

I don’t think there is any quote in the book that can directly indicate that Boo stayed inside because he wanted to avoid the outside world’s hypocrisy and prejudice. Boo was the product of an…

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**OTHELLO**

**How is location important in Othello and how does it help sow the seeds of tragedy?**

There are two locations or settings in the play and each gives a different perspective of the attitudes of the time and particularly the character of Othello. The play opens in Venice, the then…

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**OTHELLO**

**Explain this quote from Othello: Look to her, Moor, if thou hast eyes to see:…**

One of the major problems in the case of Brabantio, if we look at this line from his perspective, is that he was not aware of the love affair blooming between Desdemona and Othello. He thought a…

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**THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER**

**How is the story ” The Devil and Tom Walker” an example of Romanticism? Need 3 reasons why its an…**

Romanticism was a movement in the arts that began as a revolt against the scientific rationalism after the Industrial Revolution. Possessed of a distrust of industry and the city life, Romanticism…

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**The creature and Victor get on ship that is sailing to where?Frankenstein by Mary Shelley**

In Chapter 24 [Volume 3, Chapter 7] of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Walton writes to his sister in his letter of September 2nd that his ship is surrounded by mountains of ice “which admit of no…

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**THE DESTRUCTORS**

**What does the story say in general about human nature?**

it tells us about jealousy,honesty,responsibility…

**THE KITE RUNNER**

**What is a good thesis statement related to truth in The Kite Runner?**

If you are writing a thematic paper on The Kite Runner’s portrayal of truth, you might consider using Baba statement about theft and the truth. In Chapter 3, while explaining sin to Amir, Baba…

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**LES MISÉRABLES**

**How do Cosette’s old clothes, “The Inseparables,” change Jean Valjean, and what lesson do they…**

It is really not so much the clothing that teaches Jean Valjean a lesson as it is Cosette herself, as well as her mother Fantine. As Father Madeleine, mayor of M. sur M., Valjean had tried to live…

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**THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN**

**What disappointment does Huck face at the end of Chapter 29 in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?**

In Chapter XXIX of Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck’s conscience bothers him enough that he reveals to Mary Jane, the nineteen-year-old daughter of the deceased Peter Wilks,…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Is there a difference between truth and honesty?Is there a difference between truth and honesty?**

I would say that you must first distinguish between the objective and subjective in the use of these terms. Truth is only useful as a concept when two or more people agree. For something to be…

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**WALK TWO MOONS**

**How is Phoebe feeling abut her mom leaving? How do you know?The answer is in chapter 26**

She is feeling really sad and she thinks it’s her fault. You can tell because of the way she is acting. She is acting really annoying.

**LITERATURE**

**Can you helpme understand The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans?**

The Christmas Box is a story written by Richard Paul Evans for his children, of whom the eldest daughter is named Jenna. The story is autobiographical in nature and tells about one eventful time…

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**ANIMAL FARM**

**Animal Farm was written as a fable that allegorically exposes the nature of all totalitarian…**

I think that the statement is very accurate. I might step outside of it a bit and suggest that the work applies to all governments. Part of what makes Orwell’s work so great is that it explores…

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**HAMLET**

**I need to write an essay comparing the characters Hamlet and Macbeth in detail. I was hoping…**

To start with, you need a focus. The two characters are very different, so randomly contrasting them would serve no purpose. However, both characters commit regicide. You might look at their…