What do strophe a and antistrophe a refer to?

What do strophe a and antistrophe a refer to?

  • LITERATURE

Compare and ocntrast the idea of love in “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter” and “The Lady with the…

The ideas about the force of love in both “The Lady with the Dog” and Lawrence’s “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter” are comparable. Both sets of couples find that love overwhelms them…

  • GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

What do strophe a and antistrophe a refer to?

Stophe and antistrophe are terms denoting the movement and counter movement of the chorus from one side of their playing area to another. Choral odes and dances serve to separate one scene from…

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  • THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS

What is the point of view in “There Will Come Soft Rains”?

You asked more than one question so I have had to edit it down to just one, focussing on the point of view of this excellent dystopian story. Well, in a story where there are no characters…

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  • THE LESSON

How and where is there economic and political analysis in the story? I really don’t see any.

Paragraphs 44–50 contain the mathematical and economic analysis of the impoverishment of the story’s children and their families. There are suggestions here of political analysis and resulting…

  • THE LESSON

What language style does Sylvia employ?

Sylvia’s speech is conversational, as though it has been transcribed from an oral presentation. One may conclude that the story is being told orally because many idioms of conversational Black…

  • THE LESSON

How does Sylvia view her family?

While the views encouraged by Miss Moore are analytical, Sylvia, the narrator, represents a more pragmatic response to the situation being experienced by her family. Miss Moore entrusts Sylvia with…

  • THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

What is a complete Annotation of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?

If your assignment is to annotate as you read, then you are being asked to do a complete annotation of the text. When you actively read this way, you are reading with a pen in hand and making…

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  • THE LESSON

What are the social and political statements the story implies?

The socio-economic, social, and political underpinning of the story is focused in Miss Moore, who is a “cousin, mostly” who moved north along with Sylvia’s family, and who now lives on the…

  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

From Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game,” describe General Zaroff’s personality.

General Zaroff is a confident man. Considerably wealthy to be able to hire a full-time bodyguard in Ivan, not to mention to build a chateau on a deserted island, Zaroff gets everything he wants. He…

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  • WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Why were women really needed in Shakespeare’s plays?

If plays are a reflection of life and the people who live life, then women are essential. Shakespeare was a great observer of the human condition. Women are a part of that. In his comedies, the…

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  • HISTORY

How did each of the new religions in the classical age (ex. Buddhism, Confucianism, Islam) play a…

Each of these three religions became the ruling ideology of an empire in the ancient world. Buddhism was founded by Siddhartha Gautama (483-563 BCE) on principles of nonattachment and nonviolence….

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  • A SEPARATE PEACE

What understanding do Finny and Gene reach about the incident in the tree in A Separate Peace?

You must be referencing chapter 5 in A Separate Peace. Gene goes to see Finny after noticing Finny’s absence for days. Gene had been encouraged by Dr. Stanpole to go see Finny. Once there, he finds…

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  • SCIENCE

Whats the link between ionisation and electric chargescience question HELP!

Ions are created when atoms lose or gain electrons. When an atom has a lesser number of electrons than protons it is positively charged as is a positive ion. This is the case when the atom gives…

  • GREENLEAF

In “Greenleaf,” what does the bull symbolize?

In many of O’Connor’s short stories, an odious person (sometimes called a “grotesque”) is offered grace at the very moment of death. The grandmother in the short story “A Good Man is Hard to Find”…

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  • THE CHRYSANTHEMUMS

How do the flowers symbolize Elisa?

The central symbol of the story, the chrysanthemums, is stressed in paragraphs 6, 8, 12, 27, 50–71 (especially 71), and 108–109. These flowers symbolize Elisa’s strong sexual and nurturing…

  • THE CHRYSANTHEMUMS

How does the seting symbolize Elisa?

The setting (beginning in paragraph 1) is symbolic because it complements Elisa’s isolation as a woman. The time of the year is December, when things have ceased growing, and the foothills around…

  • NARRATIVE OF SOJOURNER TRUTH

What is a Theme of Narrative of Sojourner Truth?

One theme that comes out of the work is how Truth balances the demands of individuality with collective identity. Truth is an individual fighting battles that differentiate her from others. Being…

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  • THE CHRYSANTHEMUMS

What is the point of view of the story?

For the most part, the narrator observes Elisa dramatically and utilizes limited omniscience only in paragraphs 108, 109, and possibly also in 110. The advantage of this mostly dramatic rendering…

  • RESTORATION DRAMA

What was the social and moral condition of the Restoration period ?

After the Restoration, Parliament reestablished the Anglican Church as England’s official church and Charles II openly declared himself as a catholic. Parliament also passed many laws against the…

  • SCIENCE

what is the function of the malpighian tubules in a grasshopper?

The malpighian tubules play the role of the excretory organ in grasshoppers. These are thin tubes and are found at the end of the alimentary canals of the insect. Most tubules have a highly…

  • GOOD COUNTRY PEOPLE

“Good Country People.” What is significant about the title?

I find two things most significant about the title of Flannery O’Connor’s “Good Country People.” First, Hulga considers herself more intelligent than all of the good country people around her. She…

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  • THOMAS HARDY

How are “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner” by Jarrell and “The Man He Killed” by Hardy similar…

Both Thomas Hardy’s poem, “The Man He Killed” and Randall Jarrell’s “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner” focus on the theme of the futility and senselessness, and waste of war. In Hardy’s poem,…

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  • THE JILTING OF GRANNY WEATHERALL

Analyze the point of view of the story.

The story is told in the third-person limited omniscient point of view, for the narrator constantly transmits things to us exactly as Granny perceives and remembers them, almost literally in…

  • RESTORATION DRAMA

Why the theme of Restoration comedies are immoral or indecent ?

If running water is blocked for long time, when it is loosened , the current of water flows with double energy. The puritan goverment prohibited all kinds of fine arts for over 20 years. The door…

  • SCIENCE

in a grasshopper what relationship exists between a spiracle and a tracheal tube? what is it’s…

In grasshoppers respiration takes places through the tracheae and spiracles. Tracheae are tubes filled with air, which have an opening at the surface of the thorax and abdomen of the grasshopper…

  • THE CRUCIBLE

In the stage directions, what does Miller suggest about A. Williams, A. Putnam, and M. Lewis?…

Act 1 is a large act… let’s look at each character individually: ABIGAIL WILLIAMS: Miller suggests that Abigail is cunning, sneaky, manipulative and selfish throughout his stage directions of her…

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  • THE JILTING OF GRANNY WEATHERALL

How significant is the title?

From the title, readers learn that George is the lover who jilted Granny when she was young. Obviously her memory of him is acute because she felt publicly humiliated by this desertion on her…

  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

Why do countries continue to pursue nuclear proliferation?we could see that some countries are…

From the point of view of international relations theorists, this is because most countries still act from a realist perspective. This means that they do not trust that other countries’ motives…

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  • THE JILTING OF GRANNY WEATHERALL

Is Granny a symbol or a metaphor?

In a number of places throughout the story (paragraphs 27, 29, 51, 61), Granny is portrayed as a giver of light. These references suggest her qualities of guidance, strength, and leadership. Her…

  • THE JILTING OF GRANNY WEATHERALL

How is Granny portrayed?

Porter portrays Granny as a character of great determination, liveliness, nobility, and resilience. Though she is weak and on her deathbed, weaving in and out of consciousness and hallucinating…

  • THE JILTING OF GRANNY WEATHERALL

What is the story about?

The story begins with Alice receiving some lessons from her older sister in the yard of their home. She is bored by the lessons and starts to daydream. She suddenly spots a white rabbit wearing…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Should status offenders be treated differently than juveniles?

This is an interesting question, for the difference between a juvenile delinquent and a status offender is clearly defined by law; however, psychologically, they are as similar as they are…

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  • THE BIBLE

Why is the Prodigal Son a parable?

If you are talking about the Biblical story of the prodigal son, it is a parable because it is a story that is meant to illustrate a point. It is meant to illustrate the idea of God’s mercy. A…

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  • THE BIBLE

What is the point of view of the Prodigal Son?

The Prodigal Son, also known as the Lost Son, is one of the best known parables of Jesus. It appears only in theGospel of Luke in the New Testament of the Bible (Luke 15:11-32). It is the third and…

  • MATH

Evaluate each square root expression.(Simplest Radical form) -or help explain-1.) The sqr root…

1.) The sqr root of 24, over 2. (sqrt24)/2 = {sqrt (4*6)}/2 sqrt24 = (sqrt4)(sqrt6)/2 sqrt24 = (2sqrt6)/2 sqrt24 = sqrt6. 2.) 4 over the sqr root of 3 We multiply numerator and denominator by…

  • THE BIBLE

Analyze the structire of the Prodigal Son please.

The structure of the parable may be described in this way, according to the verse numbers: 11–13, exposition; 14–16, complication; 17–19, crisis; 20, climax; 21–32, resolution. These parts…

  • LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER

What is the meaning of the title of “Lamb to the Slaughter”?

One of the reasons this story is so successful is that its title works on many different levels, and part of the evident irony of the story is the way that this title functions. Let us consider the…

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  • THE BIBLE

What is the resiolution of the Prodigal Son?

The resolution of the parable is the father’s acceptance of the Prodigal Son and his explanation of why he has rejoiced at his Son’s return. There is no “they lived happily ever after”…

  • SCIENCE

What would be common things you would show at each stage from cube to atom in a film being…

I am not sure of the type of cube you are thinking of, but any cube will do. You can zoom in on the cube from many different angles, and if it is a cube of say water, one could focus on and move…

  • ENOTES EDUCATORS GROUP

Writing AssignmentsWhen an editor has submitted an assignment, what does the status of…

The “copy_edited” status means that it has been reviewed by a copyeditor and sent to the managing editor for review. It’s usually the last stage before publication.

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  • THE BIBLE

What is the plot of the Prodigal Son?

The plot grows out of the conflict between the forgiving parent and the headstrong son. The antagonism against the son is also his self-caused poverty and his recognition that he has ruined his…

  • HISTORY

How does the Boston Tea Party show that American colonists supported the following…

This statement is saying that only American colonial assemblies (elected by people in the colonies themselves) can tax Americans. This is because American colonists were not represented in the…

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  • THE BIBLE

In the Prodigal Son, why is the yunger son prodigal?

The Prodigal Son is self-indulgent and improvident, but he is intro­spective and has the courage to admit his mistake and to confess unworthi­ness. He is round because he grows to recognize and…

  • A HUNGER ARTIST

Is the story symbolic of something, or the character?

Although the Hunger Artist is a person, it is more significant that his involvement in the story’s bizarre action invites interpretation as symbolism and allegory. He may be seen as a general…

  • THE CRUCIBLE

In Act II; what is John Proctor unable to do during the questioning?

When John Proctor is being questioned by Rev. Hale in Act II, what he is unable to do is to recite all ten of the 10 Commandments from memory. Hale takes this to mean that Proctor may not be a…

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  • ANTIGONE

In Antigone, what are some quotes when Creon shows tragic flaws?

In Antigone, Creon’s tragic flaw is his hubris which is exhibited in his refusal to listen to anyone’s advice regarding the punishment he doles on Antigone. Creon’s tragic flaw is best seen in his…

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  • A HUNGER ARTIST

What type of charcater is the artist?

The characterization of the Hunger Artist, even though he is name­less, is based on rather full details. He is a meticulous, proud person, offended by the suspicions of others, but who…

  • THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, according to the last two sentences of the book, what is…

According to the last two sentences of the book, Huck Finn is planning to “light out for the Territory.” What this means is that he is going to run off to some part of the United States that is…

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

Do you think Rainsford committed murder or self-defense in the end?

In my opinion, when Rainsford killed Zaroff it was a case of self-defense and not murder. My reasoning for this is that Rainsford would still have thought that he was in danger from Zaroff….

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  • A HUNGER ARTIST

Please analyze the plot and structure.

The premise of “A Hunger Artist” may be phrased as follows: What if the world placed a premium on the technique of fasting, admired practitioners of the art, but then lost interest? The plot…

 


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