What challenges does Percy Jackson face in chapter six of The Lightning Thief?

What challenges does Percy Jackson face in chapter six of The Lightning Thief?

  • HAMLET

What specific literary devices can be found in this passage of Hamlet (Act 3, scene 4, lines…

When Hamlet speaks with his mother, Gertrude, her concern for him grows exponentially after he begins to interact with the ghost of his father while she is in the room. After all, she cannot see…

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  • SCIENCE

What is environmental analysis?

Environmental analysis, in the simplest terms, is the analysis and study of the environment using scientific disciplines (such as analytical chemistry, etc.). The various components of the…

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  • THE LAIS OF MARIE DE FRANCE

How can I phrase a thesis statement about the nature of “betrayal” in the Lais of Marie de France?

I assume your thesis needs to be argumentative / persuasive, which leads me to ask what sort of argument you wish to make. A good place to start is in finding a question about the text (pertaining…

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  • SCIENCE

What were Darwin’s most important observations?

Darwin is accredited with the theory of evolution, or descent with modification, which states that a species adapts to its environment over time. These changes occur within a population. Darwin…

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  • LEADERSHIP & MOTIVATION

Summarize the five styles of leadership: autocratic, bureaucratic, diplomatic, participatory, and…

The Lewin Leadership Styles (LLS) were first proposed by Kurt Lewin in 1930, in order to differentiate among different leadership techniques based on the the leader’s personality. In alphabetical…

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  • THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND

What does the woman who has come to Holmes and Watson early one morning look like in “The…

The client is a young woman who is dressed in black and terribly frightened. Helen Stoner is a young lady “in a considerable state of excitement” when she comes to hire Sherlock Holmes. Of…

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  • BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON

Is the story “By the Waters of Babylon” a story of optimism or pessimism?

In my view, the answer to this question is “yes.” In other words, “By the Waters of Babylon” can be either a story of optimism or a story of pessimism. It really depends on the attitude…

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  • SCIENCE

How many grams of H2O will be produced if 16.05g of CH4 is combusted in the presence of 16.00g of…

When given grams of two reactants you should determine which, if either, is the limiting reactant as it will determine the amount of products produced. First convert both quantities to moles:…

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  • SCIENCE

What is a metal in the atmosphere with a four-letter name?

Lead is a metal that is in the atmosphere as a pollutant. Lead particles are emitted from mines and smelters in the form of lead sulfate and lead oxide. For many years tetraethyl lead was used as…

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  • SCIENCE

How can I separate the second most dense substance in a mixture of four liquids from the other…

This can be done with either gravity sedimentation or centrifugation. Materials of different densities, when left undisturbed for some time, tend to settle down in layers, in order of their…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

Why doesn’t Parris want to consider witchcraft as an explanation for Betty’s illness in The…

Rev. Parris refuses to consider witchcraft the reason for Betty’s illness is simple: as the town preacher, he does not want his holiness cast into doubt as a result of his daughter being a witch….

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  • THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW

In Hinton’s That Was Then, This Is Now, what is Bryon’s main problem with Cathy?

In Chapter 5, Bryon visits Cathy at work and buys her a Coke while she is on her break. Bryon begins to mention how he keeps comparing Cathy to his ex-girlfriend, Angela Shepard. Byron says that…

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  • THE TELL-TALE HEART

Why does him imagining the beating of the dead old man’s heart make him crazy? Would this not…

If you look at the many different cues in the story you may find three facts about the narrator: he (or she, we never know) premeditates and seems to enjoy the killing (joy) there is the pain that…

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  • HISTORY

What was the political system of the Massachusetts Bay Colony?

The Massachusetts Bay Colony was founded by English Puritans who formed a company, known as the Massachusetts Bay Company, in England with the purpose of creating a colony for likeminded men and…

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  • HISTORY

What are some hardships that the settlers faced in in Jamestown?

The settlers at Jamestown faced many problems. One of these problems was a lack of food. The settlers were not familiar with the land, and the area in which they settled was not the best area for…

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  • HISTORY

What accusations were made against King George in the Declaration of Independence?

If you go and look at a copy of the Declaration of Independence either in your textbook or in a digital format, you will see a section that lists all of the grievances the colonists had against the…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER

What is Aunt Polly’s character like? What sort of language is used to describe her?

Interesting question! In the book The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, Aunt Polly is an important character. Aunt Polly has many unique attributes. Foremost, Aunt Polly is compassionate….

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  • SCIENCE

Why is baking powder used in cake batter? What happens when too much or too little of that…

Baking powder is a leavening agent, which means that it causes the cake to rise. It works by producing gas bubbles that expand when heated and create a spongey effect in the cake batter. Baking…

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  • SCIENCE

What type of rock is good for forming fossils?

Fossils are usually created in sedimentary rock. Rivers and stream carry (transport) small pieces of rock. Eventually, these pieces of rock are dropped (deposited) to the bottom a the river or the…

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  • HISTORY

Summarize the Hundred Years War.

The Hundred Years’ War was a conflict between France and England which lasted from 1337 to 1453. The war had three distinct phases: Edwardian, Caroline, and Lancastrian. Such a long war is…

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  • MOCKINGJAY

Does Katniss love Gale the way he wants her to?

There are different opinions to this question. However, in my opinion I think the answer is no. Don’t get me wrong, Katniss does love Gale, but more as a brother. While she loves Gale, she is not…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

In Great Expectations, where does Pip go to get educated to become a gentleman?

Pip goes to Matthew Pocket in London to be educated to be a gentleman. First of all, Pip cannot remain at the forge and be a gentleman. He has to go to London! There he will be tutored by none…

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  • THE DEMON LOVER

What are three eerie details that show how ordinary life was affected during this period?

The Blitz in London had a dramatic impact on the people living there. Many people lost their homes. Even more had homes that were damaged by nearby German bombs. People lived in fear that a bomb…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the molar mass of sulfuric acid (H2SO4), and diatomic oxygen?

Molar mass is the mass (in grams) per mole (6.02 x 10 ^ 23 particles) of a substance. The molar mass of a substance is calculated by finding the sum off all the atomic masses of every atom that is…

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  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

What is an example of an extended metaphor in A Midsummer Night’s Dream?

A metaphor is the comparison of two unlike things in order to describe or explain something. An extended metaphor is simply one that goes on for longer than normal. Shakespeare used metaphors as…

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  • THE TELL-TALE HEART

In Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart,” why doesn’t the narrator kill the man during the day when the eye…

In Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart,” it may be that the narrator does not kill the old man during the day because he cannot abide to look at the eye. It is impossible to say how first the idea entered…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the percent composition of oxygen in the compound? 1 image

The percentage composition of oxygen in water can be calculated by dividing the mass of oxygen by the mass of water. 1 mole of water (which weighs 18.0153 g) contains 15.9994 gm of oxygen, hence…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In “To Kill a Mockingbird”, what does Scout mean when she says she just wants to be a lady? Why…

Scout is saying she wants to be a better lady than Stephanie as she is teasing Scout, and Miss Maudie is trying to comfort her and also keep her from saying something snotty. Scout has a tendency…

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  • SCIENCE

Which is NOT a property of diamonds? a. formed by magma cooling b. a precious stone c….

Diamonds are not formed by magma cooling so (a) is the correct choice. Diamonds are considered a precious stone, they are a crystalline form of carbon and they are the hardest substance on the Moh…

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  • SCIENCE

A car starts from rest at a stop light and reaches 20 m/s in 3.5 s. Determine the acceleration of…

The acceleration is a characteristic of the variable motions; that is, where the speed is not constant. The acceleration of a movement is the rate with which the speed varies, per unit of time….

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

Consider how the family motto and the family crest relate to Montresor’s anger. Consider also…

The Montresor family crest (or “arms”) is “A huge human foot d’or, in a field azure; the foot crushes a serpent rampant whose fangs are imbedded in the heel.” That is (in plain English), a huge…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why was the Transcontinental Railroad so important?

Before the Transcontinental Railroad was built, transportation was slow, arduous, and dangerous. Relying mostly on horses and other draft animals, carts or buggies, and your own two feet,…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Explain the principle of delegation of authority, including why it is often inadequately performed.

In many situations in a corporate environment, a manager is often given too many tasks to complete in a timely manner, so the manager takes a number of those tasks, for which he or she has primary…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are the pros and cons of globalization?

There are many pros and cons to globalization that have been identified by at least some people. Let us look at some of the more important of these. Pros: It makes the world as a whole better off….

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  • THE HUNGER GAMES

Does Katniss ever love Gale the way he wants her to in The Hunger Games?

In the book The Hunger Games, the readers begin to feel as though Gale is looking for something more with Katniss; however, through Katniss’s reflections and thoughts, it appears at though…

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  • RELIGION

“When one repents, it’s noticeable to everyone.” Do you agree or disagree?

My first response to this question is to say “yes,” but it is difficult to just say that because repentance, from the Greek word ‘metanoia,’ implies the reversal of a decision. This is taken from…

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  • A SEPARATE PEACE

In A Separate Peace by John Knowles, how does Brinker think that Gene got his own room?

In Chapter Seven of A Separate Peace by John Knowles, Brinker goes to see Gene. After admiring his room, Brinker jokes with Gene, suggesting that maybe Gene “fixed it” on purpose, meaning he got…

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  • SCIENCE

How do convection cells in earth’s atmosphere cause high- and low-pressure belts?

The Earth’s atmosphere follows a specific pattern of circulation due to the tilt of the Earth causing varying amounts of solar radiation to reach different locations which in turn affects…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Analyze the political cartoon “The ‘Strong’ Government (1869-1877).

The political cartoon “Strong Government” appeared in Puck magazine. It depicts the South struggling under the weight of a carpetbag that is carrying the President Ulysses S. Grant. The South is…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What effects do special interest groups have on the executive branch of government?

Special interest groups can affect the executive branch in a number of ways. Some of these effects are felt at the higher levels of the executive branch and some at the lower levels. At the higher…

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  • LITERATURE

In Charlotte’s Web, how is the fair a rat’s paradise?

Charlotte’s Web is a great book which can be enjoyed by people of all ages. The fair can certainly be described as a rat’s paradise. Let’s break down what we know about both. Rats are creatures…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

What happened to Boxer and why was it so tragic?

Throughout Animal Farm, “I will work harder” remains one of Boxer’s personal creeds. He constantly pushes himself to greater and greater lengths to contribute his labor to the farm. Unfortunately,…

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  • THE MONKEY’S PAW

How does each member of the White family react when first hearing the legend of the monkey’s paw?

All three family members initially demonstrate curiosity about this magical talisman from a distant land. Mr. White has to talk Morris into telling the story behind the paw, and “his three…

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  • HISTORY

What were some Muslim achievements made in architecture?

Muslim architecture has focused on the mosque, with different designs but some similar features. Palaces and shrines in the Muslim world are also architectural achievements. The Taj Mahal in India…

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  • THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS

In The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, how does the father feel about the move to the new…

As The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is told from Bruno’s perspective, and Bruno is the son of the commandant who is tasked with running, in Bruno’s own words, “Out-With,” the reader only gets…

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  • SCIENCE

I just need help with first 3 post lab questions for ap chem 1 image

  1. The empirical formula is the mole ratio of magnesium to oxygen. If some of the magnesium fails to react with oxygen, you will end up with the same mass of magnesium but with a smaller than…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

What happens to Boxer in George Orwell’s Animal Farm, and why is it so tragic?

Boxer is a very loyal and hardworking horse in the book Animal Farm. He is strong and dependable but not very smart. He thinks in short slogans, such as “Napoleon is always right,” and his personal…

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  • ONCE UPON A TIME

What is the rising action in the short story “Once upon a Time” by Nadine Gordimer?

The rising action begins when the wife fears that “people of another color” will “come up the street and tear off the plaque” that warns people to stay off their property and will “stream in”…

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  • SCIENCE

Calculate the medullary index of a hair whose diameter is 110 microns wide and whose medulla…

Hello! Each strand of hair has some layers, with medulla be the innermost. It is a hollow tube inside a hair, and its role is unknown yet. It may be present or absent, and if it is present, it may…

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  • PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF

What challenges does Percy Jackson face in chapter six of The Lightning Thief?

The biggest problem that Percy faces is the fact that he is a new kid at Camp Half-Blood, the camp where half-bloods (kids with one mortal parent and one parent who was one of the twelve Olympian…

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