What disadvantage/advantage did northern factory workers have?

What disadvantage/advantage did northern factory workers have?

  • THE GREAT GATSBY

When asked about her daughter in Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby, what does Daisy say?

Often considered the great American novel, and widely taught in high school classrooms, The Great Gatsby is a story about a few very wealthy and privileged Americans living in New York on the…

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  • SCIENCE

Water carrying sediment eventually slows down, causing deposition, which is?

The flowing water (generally rivers and streams) carries significant amount of sediments with it. This sediment is obtained as a result of erosion by rapidly moving water (a typical feature of…

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  • SCIENCE

Do you personally believe that you contribute to global warming?

I know that even though I’m conscious of my carbon footprint and try to minimize it, I contribute to carbon emissions that cause global warming and climate change. I don’t think I’ve met anyone who…

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  • SCIENCE

What does sociology teach you?

Sociology can teach you many things. The study of sociology is generally defined as the study of society and the people, or groups, in it. This includes, but is not limited to, studying culture,…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

What are five main points of Major’s speech in Animal Farm?

In Chapter One of Animal Farm, Major gives a speech to the other animals on Manor Farm. As Major states, he is coming to the end of his life and he wishes to pass on some pearls of wisdom before it…

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  • REFERENCE

How can you avoid plagiarism?

The best and easiest way to avoid plagiarism is to make sure that your work is entirely original. Of course that is really hard to do, if your teacher has asked you to write a research paper. If…

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  • THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM

How does the beginning of “The Pit and the Pendulum” contribute to the meaning of the story?

The opening scene of Poe’s “The Pit and the Pendulum” unfolds in a surreal fever dream. The masterful first sentence tells the reader a great deal of back-story with great economy. “I was sick…

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  • HISTORY

What materials did the Hualapai Indians use from their environment to make what they needed; and…

The Hualapai Indian Nation is native to the American Southwest, and today the tribe primarily lives in the state of Arizona. Though the Southwest is a desert climate, the Hualapai used an abundance…

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  • JOURNEY TO TOPAZ

“The buses, giant vacuum cleaners, were sweeping all the Japanese up from the streets of the…

The simile, representing the buses onto which the Japanese were collected as a giant vacuum cleaner, evokes the imagery of rapid, mechanical collection of the peoples for removal. It is important…

  • THE WHITE MAN’S BURDEN

How are imperialized people viewed by the writer in the poem “The White Man’s Burden?”

In “The White Man’s Burden,” Rudyard Kipling takes a very negative view of imperialized people. He clearly thinks that they are inferior to white people and have many shortcomings. Let us…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In Lord of the Flies, what did Jack promise?

When Jack, who has been tasked to provide food for the “tribe” of boys on the island, first has an opportunity to kill a piglet, he cannot bring himself to slaughter the animal. When the boys talk…

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  • THE HIGHWAYMAN

What does the figurative language add to “The Highwayman”?

The figurative language and word choice are what make this such a famous, classic poem. Alfred Noyes uses fantastic, vivid visual imagery in “The Highwayman,” and each phrase is infused with…

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  • HALF OF A YELLOW SUN

What is the biggest political issue in Half of a Yellow Sun?

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie addresses a number of political and social issues in her expansive sophomore novel Half of a Yellow Sun. Chief among them is her examination of the various facets of the…

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  • A MODEST PROPOSAL

What reaction did Swift want from “A Modest Proposal?”

Swift, a clergyman who was appointed the dean of St. Patrick’s Church in Dublin, had written several pamphlets suggesting solutions to the horrific problem of poverty in Ireland. Out of deep…

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  • CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF

What is the importance of long stage directions in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams?

The stage directions for this particular play are almost a story in themselves. They are very descriptive and prescriptive, indicating that there was more to his play than the dialogue and the…

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  • HISTORY

What special powers did diviners claim to have? How did kings use diviners?

Diviners claimed to have insights or the answers to certain questions based on a connection with a supernatural spirit or god. The diviners would access this information by performing different…

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  • THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND

In “The Adventures of the Speckled Band,” why is Dr.Watson free to tell this story, which he had…

Dr. Watson was a historian of sorts of Sherlock Holmes. He chronicled “seventy odd cases” that were solved by the consulting detective before he wrote this one. Holmes knew that Watson, who…

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  • THINGS FALL APART

Achebe’s attempt to weave oral heritage into the written tradition, in Things Fall Apart, has…

I believe that you are asking about the validity of critics pointing out that Chinua Achebe incorporates elements of Nigeria’s rich oral storytelling tradition into his seminal debut novel Things…

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  • HISTORY

What were the benefits of World War I and who benefited from it?

There were benefits of World War I. The Allies were able to fight and defeat countries that didn’t elect their leaders democratically. While it didn’t make the world safer for democracy in the…

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  • TO BUILD A FIRE

How does the man’s thinking or observation change as the story progresses in the short story, “To…

In the short story, “To Build a Fire” by Jack London, the newcomer heads out for his camp and ignores the advice of the old timers that it is too cold to travel alone. He is sure that he will be…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What are 10 reasons prostitution should be illegal?

There are many reasons why some people might think that prostitution should be illegal. Not everyone will agree with all of these reasons. These reasons include: Prostitution is immoral. People…

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  • MACBETH

I need this quotes explained: Taking into account the above statements, explicate the following…

It looks like you are looking for help with the passages which include the above three quotes. If so, let’s discuss them below. Bolded words are mine. Seyton!—I am sick at heart, When I…

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  • THE GIVER

How could readers react to the way family units are formed in Jonas’s community?

Family units are specifically structured to ensure complete obedience to the rules and laws of the community. Since everyone takes pills to suppress the Stirrings, husbands and wives are not…

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  • THE METAMORPHOSIS

In The Metamorphosis, how does Kafka manipulate time to create tension?

At the beginning of Kafka’s The Metamorphosis, Gregor wakes up and realizes that he has failed to hear the alarm, and so he is late. He must get up and go to work, for his family depends on him for…

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  • ECONOMICS

Do developing countries (not under developed) have lower unemployment than developed countries?

As a general rule, yes.In general, unemployment is inversely proportional to overall economic development. However, countries that are on an upward development trajectory have very low…

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  • LITERATURE

Consider the following statement and then compose a 3 page reflective essay.”Where would you turn…

That’s a fantastic question. I have my reasons, which I will get to, but I want to remind you that this kind of question doesn’t have a single correct answer. This is a classic “what do you…

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  • RUDYARD KIPLING

Why is the outcome of Rikki-Tikki’s fight with Nag uncertain?

Nag is a very large cobra, and Rikki is a very young mongoose. Nag was “five feet long from tongue to tail,” but Rikki was such a young mongoose that he had never even “met a live cobra before.”…

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  • THE DEMON

What points support the theme of alienation in The Demon?

Mikhail Lermontov’s narrative poem The Demon is a text that obsesses with images of isolation and alienation. In fact, the opening lines set the tone for the rest of the poem: “A Demon, soul of all…

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  • HEALTH

Could the Tuskegee Syphillis Research Study be conducted today? Why or why not?

The Tuskegee Research Study could not be conducted today. As a result of the Tuskegee Study, research ethics and principles have tightened around human subjects research. Even at the time of the…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What are the differences between parliamentary and presidential systems of democracy?

The fundamental differences between parliamentary and presidential democratic governments lie in the process by which heads of government are elected/appointed, the nature of cabinet selection, to…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the balanced equation of H2O+6CO2 =C6H12O6?

The given equation is the chemical reaction that takes places during photosynthesis. In this reaction, carbon dioxide and water react, in presence of sunlight and form glucose and oxygen. The…

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  • SCIENCE

This equation describes the process of cellular respiration. C6H12O6 + 6O2 → 6CO2 + 6H2O…

For the chemical reaction C6H12O6+6O2→6CO2+6H2OC6H12O6+6O2→6CO2+6H2O the reactants are C6H12O6 and O2, so B is correct. A chemical equation shows the reactants, which are the substances reacting or…

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  • THE DESTRUCTORS

What are a few examples of similes in “The Destructors”?

Similes definitely add to the artistry of “The Destructors” by Graham Greene. He uses them to help describe the scenes in the story and to characterize the boys. Simile #1: “A smaller bomb and…

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  • MATH

You are home alone one day, and you are only left with a television, your computer and your…

You have 5 apples, 3 bananas, and 4 mangoes. You will eat two different fruits; in how many ways can you arrange your snack? Let A represent apple, B banana, and M mango. There are multiple ways to…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

reasons why friar Laurence is blamed for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet?

He was blamed because he had full knowledge about Romeo and Juliet and that he had a responsibility as a priest to create awareness to both of their parents instead of keeping the information to…

  • SCIENCE

What occurs at the cathode and anode of a metal during corrosion?

Corrosion occurs when a metal deteriorates due to chemical processes. The corrosion of a metal often occurs where the metal is weak or isolated from the air. The process of corrosion occurs in two…

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  • THE STORY OF MY LIFE

Give a character sketch of Mr. Jefferson from The Story of My Life.

Mr. Jefferson was an actor who later became a friend of Helen Keller. His name was Joseph Jefferson, but he went by Joe. Helen initially saw Mr. Jefferson as a stage actor during the time when…

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  • SCIENCE

Why are rainbows always curved?

Rainbows are formed when sunlight passes through water droplets in the sky, and the light gets “split up” into the different colors because the different wavelengths of light travel through the…

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  • THE DEAD

How is Irish culture maintained in the short story, “The Dead”?

James Joyce’s “The Dead” is a story of Irish people who are caught between memories of the Irish past and a paralysis that is connected to the English domination of Ireland. Here are ways in which…

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  • THE LION AND THE JEWEL

In Wole Soyinka’s The Lion and the Jewel, what happens in the morning following Sidi’s visit to…

In the morning following Sidi’s visit to Baroka’s palace, Lakunle is cursing at Sadiku for sharing the Bale’s secret, when Sidi runs onto the stage and throws herself on the ground. Sadiku asks her…

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  • SCIENCE

Which process contributes maximally to phenotypic difference between 2 siblings? Is it…

Two siblings will have acquired their genes from their parents in specialized sex cells called gametes, which are sperm or eggs. The combinations of these genes are very unique which explains the…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” How accurate is this statement?

The phrase “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” has been attributed to Martin Luther King’s famous civil rights document “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” King was writing…

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  • SCIENCE

Why is sympathetic activation less discrete than parasympathetic activation? What are three reasons?

The sympathetic nervous system is that part of the autonomous nervous system that is most often associated with the “fight or flight syndrome.” The parasympathetic nervous system is that part of…

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  • SCIENCE

What is an engine map, and how can you use it to calculate the net turbine torque of a vehicle?

To map an engine is to analyze the engines behavior under different loads and temperatures using predetermined fuel settings. Similar to the methodology used in smog station analysis to determine…

  • SCIENCE

A single rise or depression in a wave is called the ?

The single rise or depression of a wave are known as crest and trough. In case of transverse waves, we can think of wave motion as consisting of a series of ups and downs or hills and valleys. The…

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  • THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

In the 1800’s, what was important in the story?

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow was a short story published in a collection called The Sketch-Book in 1819 and 1820 in installments. Washington Irving brought forth the popularity of the American…

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  • LYDDIE

What happened to Lyddie and Charlie’s father?

Very little detail is given to readers in regards to Lyddie’s and Charlie’s father. What we do know is that he is presumed alive at the beginning of the novel, but he is far away. Readers are…

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  • SCIENCE

Comment on three kingdom system of classification of organisms.

For a very long time, human beings classified all the living things as either plants (Planatae) or animals (or Animalia). However, with advances in science and microbiology, we figured that another…

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  • HISTORY

What disadvantage/advantage did northern factory workers have?

Northern factories workers had some advantages and disadvantages. One advantage they had was that there were plenty of jobs available in the North. The Industrial Revolution took place in the North…

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  • HOW IT FEELS TO BE COLORED ME

How does the text “How It Feels to Be Colored Me” say what it does and represent its contents?…

Considering the rhetorical strategies that Hurston uses in “How It Feels to Be Colored Me” to appeal to logos, pathos, and/or ethos, the reader could focus on Hurston’s use of metaphors throughout…

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