What do Bob Ewell and Atticus Finch have in common in the book To Kill a Mockingbird?

What do Bob Ewell and Atticus Finch have in common in the book To Kill a Mockingbird?

  • THE COLLAR

What type of poem is the “The Collar?”

Like most of George Herbert’s poems “The Collar” is a metaphysical poem. The poem, written in the early seventeenth century, discusses thoughts on life and religion. In general, metaphysical…

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  • REFERENCE

What are the advantages and disadvantages of space tourism?

An advantage of space tourism is the jobs that the industry is going to provide. There are already multiple companies all competing for space tourism business. Those are all companies and jobs…

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  • A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

What are the most important themes that run through both Chapters 17 and 18 in Howard Zinn’s “The…

One of the most important themes in Chapters 17 and 18 in A People’s History of the United States is that individual action can have profound effects on social and political policy. In chapter 17,…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What important decision does Montag make in Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury?

Montag is a fireman. It’s his job to burn books and the houses of people who own them. Out of curiosity, he steals a few books to look at, but he never thinks to stop being a fireman until after…

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  • HISTORY

Discuss the characteristics of education during Medieval times.

In Medieval England, education was really only something that the rich had access to because education had to be paid for and peasants were not able to afford the cost. In 1066, William I conquered…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What clothes did Scout forget and leave at school?

Scout does not leave any clothes at the school following the Maycomb Halloween festival, but she does leave her shoes behind the stage. In Chapter 28, Scout sleeps through her part during the…

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  • ARTS

When was ‘The Lovely Bones’ filmed? And how long did it take for the director to film the whole…

The film, The Lovely Bones, was directed by Peter Jackson and adapted from the 2002 novel written by Alice Sebold. The film began shooting in 2007 and was released in 2009, which means the director…

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  • THE CALL OF THE WILD

It is interesting that Thornton has to die before Buck can join the wild. Does this suggest that…

Sure, Thornton’s death could suggest that being primitive is incompatible with love. The case most certainly could be made that once Thornton is gone, any remaining love in Bucks’ life is also…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In Lord of the Flies chapter 4, what’s the physical setting?

The setting of chapter four is the area of the beach where the boys have basically established a home base. There are the crude shelters that they have pieced together amidst the palm trees, and…

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  • AN ASTROLOGER’S DAY

How does Narayan characterize Guru Nayak in “An Astrologer’s Day”?

The author characterizes Guru Nayak through his speech and his behavior as a crude peasant who is ignorant, superstitious and pugnacious. He pretends he no longer has faith in astrologers or their…

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  • SCIENCE

How many neutrons, protons, and electrons are in beryllium?

Beryllium has an atomic number of 4 and an atomic mass of 9. Each atom consists of neutrons, protons and electrons. The number of each of these sub-atomic particles can be calculated by knowing the…

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  • HISTORY

What is the Valley of the Kings?

The Valley of the Kings is a valley in Egypt; it is in the Theban Necropolis, on the west bank of the Nile across from ancient Thebes (which is now called Luxor). The Valley of the Kings is a…

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  • MATH

Does 1/(e^x^2) converge?

Does 1/(e^x^2) converge? The notation is ambiguous, so we consider both interpretations: (a)  converges. The terms as x increases without bound go to zero. The denominator increases…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

Foxwood farm symbolizes what country?

Foxwood farm is supposed to represent England. The characterization of it as being somewhat unkempt and its borders not so tidy connects to the way the sprawling British Empire had begun to unravel…

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  • NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, AN AMERICAN SLAVE

What is the main idea of Chapter 10 in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass?

In Chapter 10 of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Douglass recounts his experience working at Mr. Covey’s plantation, and it was there that Douglass says he became a man. Mr. Covey is…

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  • INTO THE WILD

How does McCadless’ father’s past impact Chris’ future? What implications, if any, exist in…

Krakauer seems to to suggest that Walt’s past helped push Chris toward his chosen future. As Chris nears the end of his time at college, he grows more and more distant from both of his parents….

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

Where in The Great Gatsby are the lines, “He and this Wolfshiem bought up a lot of side-street…

In my version of the book, the quote comes on page 143 of 193. The quote comes from Tom during an argument he is having with Gatsby and Daisy when Gatsby is trying to convince Daisy to run away…

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  • HISTORY

Which pair of developments had a greater impact on the contemporary world: new imperialism &…

This question can be argued either way. I will give you arguments for each side and you can make up your own mind. You can argue that imperialism and decolonization were more important. For one…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Atticus symbolize a mockingbird in To Kill a Mockingbird?

In the book “To Kill A Mockingbird,”, Atticus Finch is portrayed and described as an honest innocent man. He is a lawyer by trade and has represented Maycomb county in the state legislature….

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  • SCIENCE

How might happiness be used as a dependent and independent variable in a study? Give examples for…

If you are asking why psychologists would view happiness as something people have control over, the answer is obvious. Given a choice, most people would voluntarily choose to be happy over being…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Differentiate between simple and complex societies?

Using a broad examination of cultures, sociologists can classify them into two basic types: simple and complex. The designation is based on the economic considerations. Simple societies are…

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  • SCIENCE

If the Kw of water changes with temperature so that pH is lower at higher temperatures, and…

Kw is the equilibrium constant for the self-dissociation of water . It is the equilibrium constant for : H2O = H+ + OH- Kw = [H+][OH-] From the equation we see that there is a 1:1 mole ratio of…

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  • I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS

How old was the narrator when she arrived by train?

In Maya Angelou’s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, the author and her brother, Bailey, arrive in the “musty little town” of Stamps, Arkansas, at the ages of three and four respectively. They’re…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What are some quotes from Lord of the Flies that show Piggy “the fat boy” being bullied and…

Piggy asked no names. He was intimidated by this uniformed superiority and the offhand authority in Merridew’s voice. He shrank to the other side of Ralph and busied himself with his glasses….

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

On what page is the following quote? “They grew up on the outside of society. They weren’t…

The quote that is listed in the question does not appear in Hinton’s book The Outsiders; however, the lines do definitely describe the Greasers. That quote is the tagline from the 1983 movie…

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  • THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER

What is Washington Irving warning people about in “The Devil and Tom Walker”?

Irving almost certainly drew a lot of inspiration from the “Faust” storyline, which parallels “The Devil and Tom Walker” in many ways, including the moral lesson. Irving appears to have intended to…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

Why does George decline Whit’s invitation to visit the brothel in Of Mice and Men?

George declines Whit’s invitation to visit the brothel because he does not want to waste his hard-earned wages on debauchery. He and Lennie are saving for the future. While George listens to Whit,…

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  • SCIENCE

Summarize how DNA directs the making of a protein.

Signal Transduction: The production of a new protein actually begins outside of the cell when a signaling molecule binds to a specific receptor on the cell membrane. Common signaling molecules…

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  • SCIENCE

Question text A mountain climber is steadily descending at -1.94 m/s using a rope. (Assume the…

Since, the climber is descending at a constant velocity, the first aid kit also has the same initial velocity. Thus, initial velocity of the first aid kit, u = -1.94 m/s (positive direction is…

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  • HISTORY

Identify and discuss three ways the Cold War impacted American society.

The Cold War was a battle of supremacy between the capitalist and democratic U.S. against a communist and authoritarian Soviet Union/Russia. The two countries engaged in propaganda in an attempt to…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

How does Paris explain his haste in arranging the marriage, as seen in Act 4, Scene 1?

In his conversation with the friar, Paris requests that his wedding date to Juliet be moved up. The friar, who has recently married Romeo and Juliet, is understandably concerned about this turn of…

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  • HISTORY

Discuss three ways Martin Luther King Jr. differed from Malcolm X in his approach to the…

Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X differed not from their objectives with regards to the civil rights movement but more so from their philosophies and the means to achieve racial equality….

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  • SCIENCE

Hi, I have a problem in my science homework. The question is: Which particle is more soluble…

Solubility is a property of a solute and represents its ability to be dissolved in a particular solvent. The higher the solubility, the more it can dissolve in the particular solvent. For example,…

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

In “The Most Dangerous Game”, how many days does Rainsford survive the hunt on the island before…

The text does not tell us clearly how many days Rainsford was out in the island. However, if we follow the storyline and make an educated guess, he spent two nights on the island. The first night…

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  • HISTORY

How do you think Europeans reacted to their discovery that there were entire continents that they…

Europeans had actually suspected that there was another landmass in the Atlantic. Some thought that the Garden of Eden was somewhere in the Atlantic, while others thought that the ruins of the…

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  • THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

Cite and discuss specific events or passages dealing with the theme of death in J.D. Salinger’s…

There are two major deadly events that affect Holden in Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye. The first major death is when Holden is 13 years old and his 11 year old brother Allie dies from Leukemia….

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  • THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

In “The Gift of the Magi”, Della stops at a sign that reads, “Mme. Sofronie. Hair Goods of All…

In order to answer this question, we should start with definitions. Situational irony is when incongruity appears between exception and what actually happens. A surprise ending is just like it…

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  • MATH

A rectangle has a base and a height in a ratio of 1:1. a) what is the most specific name for…

Hello! a) the most specific name of this shape is a square (a rectangle whose sides are all equal). It is also a quadrilateral, a rectangle, a rhombus and a kite, but they may be not a square while…

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  • PAPER TOWNS

What questions are unanswered in Part One of Paper Towns?

In Part One of Paper Towns, the setting of the novel is introduced. The main characters are also introduced. Quentin is the narrator of the novel, and has been in love with his next-door neighbor…

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  • PAPER TOWNS

What type of writing is John Green known for?

John Green is known for realistic young adult fiction. All of his novels to date have been realistic fiction centered around teen protagonists. The substance of these novels varies from narrator…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

How is Ralph unfriendly to Piggy? Why is that important? Is Ralph an innocent person?

When Ralph and Piggy first meet, it is Piggy who is eager to gain Ralph’s friendship. He volunteers a great deal of information about his previous life. He tells him about his Aunty and the candies…

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  • HISTORY

What would the United States be like if cotton gin wasn’t invented?

This question is one that requires some speculation about a possible future event if something hadn’t occurred earlier. The cotton gin was a machine that made it easier to separate the seeds from…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

What is the Cyclops’s lifestyle like in The Odyssey?

After Odysseus and his crew made their way from the land of the lotus eaters, they arrived in the land of the Cyclops. The Cyclops were remarkably huge beasts who led an unconventional lifestyle as…

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  • THE COLD EQUATIONS

How does the character Barton change throughout Tom Godwin’s short story “The Cold Equations”?

In the opening of Tom Godwin’s short story “The Cold Equations,” the narrator describes the pilot Barton as so used to the sight of men dying in the new frontier that he no longer feels any emotion…

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  • HISTORY

What would the USA be like today if the cotton Gin wasn’t invented?

The United States would probably be very similar today if the cotton gin wasn’t invented. There are a few reasons for this. Some people believe that if the cotton gin wasn’t invented, slavery…

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  • THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM

What could the pit symbolize?

The pit in “The Pit and the Pendulum” could symbolize a few things: despair, fear, or even Hell. The depth of the pit, which was so vast that it took a few seconds for a small piece of the side of…

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  • THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM

The narrator of “The Pit and the Pendulum” is often uncertain about how much time has elapsed and…

At the beginning of the story, this unfortunately does not indicate much about the state of the narrator’s mind because he is stuck in absolute darkness in his cell, and thus it is impossible for…

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  • SILAS MARNER

What was Mr. Maceys attitude towards Silas towards the end of the book?

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is a symbol in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird that represents courage? What conflict in…

One symbol found in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is a tree. Throughout the ages, trees have been noted for their strength and beauty. Trees stand tall, towering into the sky; many of them…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What do Bob Ewell and Atticus Finch have in common in the book To Kill a Mockingbird?

Bob Ewell and Atticus Finch are vastly different characters in the book To Kill a Mockingbird. They do, however, have a few things in common. – They were both born and raised in Maycomb County,…

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