What does the cathedral symbolize in Raymond Carver’s story “Cathedral”?

What does the cathedral symbolize in Raymond Carver’s story “Cathedral”?

  • WILDLIFE

How would you describe Joe’s relationship with his mother in Wildlife?

Richard Ford’s Wildlife is a coming-of-age story in which Joe, the teenage protagonist, moves to Montana with his family so that his father can find work. This ends up being a firefighting job,…

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  • HISTORY

To what extent were the lives of elite white women in Spanish America more limited than the lives…

I would argue that the lives of elite white women in Spanish America were much more limited from a personal point of view even though they were very much less limited from an economic point of…

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  • BUSINESS

Principle of Macroeconomics Consider an Apple iPod that costs $240.If the Euro-dollar exchange…

1) When the exchange rate is 1, 1 USD = 1 Euro So an item having a price of $240 will cost 240 x 1 = 240 Euro in France 2) When the exchange rate is 0.8, 1 USD = 0.8 Euro So an item having a price…

  • BUSINESS

Please answer the following questions about foreign exchange rates. How would each of the…

In order to understand how to answer this question, you need to know what determines the exchange rate between two currencies. Basically, exchange rates (if they are allowed to float) are…

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  • THE AGE OF INNOCENCE

Discuss and write a critical commentary of Edith Wharton’s presentation of Mrs van der Luyden in…

As Newland’s mother explains, New York society–by which she means the ruling clans–was primarily merchant class, descended from merchants and deriving their wealth from commercial enterprise….

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Given what you now know about how Congress works and how a bill is passed, what is different…

There’s nothing complicated about omnibus bills. They usually involve the annual spending bills that Congress passes covering virtually every aspect of federal operations, including providing…

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  • REFERENCE

Apply a curriculum approach in the form of a Centers approach for a differentiation lesson. *…

I think that the notion of centers would work very well for a unit on the 1920s in United States History. During any unit of historical study, centers work very well because they allow the student…

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  • THE GREATEST BENEFIT TO MANKIND

According to Porter, bacteriology created a revolution in medicine, but one that he thinks may be…

In the purest and transformative senses of the word, revolutions do not happen often. For an event to be revolutionary, by definition, it cannot happen every day. Thus, when Porter argues that…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

How do Ralph, Piggy, and Samneric attempt to distance themselves from Simon’s killers in…

In Chapter 10, one way in which Ralph, Piggy, and the twins Sam and Eric, often called Samneric, distance themselves from Simon’s killers is by banding together. In Chapter 10, first Piggy finds…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Note the connection between the vegetation and prison imagery in the descriptions of…

Chapter VIII introduces the reader to Miss Havisham’s house, ironically called Satis House–which means “enough,” as in “satisfaction.” First, however, Pip visits the shop of his self-proclaimed…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Pick a topic from the Dallas Morning News and write to the editor expressing your stand on the…

I believe that the majority of questions that you post have to do with social work. Therefore, I will answer this question from the point of view of a social worker. However, we cannot simply…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

If you were a school social worker and you realized many children in the school couldn’t afford…

“When you have a compelling story that is actionable, and tell the right people – influence happens.” The social worker who wants the media to disseminate the message of the need for school…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Please evaluate these two websites: www.bradycampaign. org and www.nra.org.

You would be more likely to get the answer that you are looking for if you told us what you wanted evaluated in these two websites. There are a number of ways in which one can evaluate a website….

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  • BUSINESS

Please answer the following multiple choice questions: Jane established a goal for her company to…

Jane established a goal for her company to achieve 100% customer satisfaction. Which management function was she engaged in? In this capacity of management, Jane is establishing a goal or path for…

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  • BUSINESS

For each group, answer the following questions: Working parents Young professionals 1. Why would…

For young professionals, a need for a flexible work schedule might exist because of their youth. Young professionals are newly emergent into a workplace setting. Their work patterns have not…

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  • BUSINESS

You have decided to open a company that produces wooden furniture, and you must select a suitable…

In terms of starting up a business predicated upon producing wooden furniture, there are some elements that have to be addressed. The first would be that many hypotheticals could be injected into…

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  • MATH

What does the phrase “Twice a number x” mean? Why do we replace numbers with letters/symbols?

Translate the written/verbal expression “twice a number x” into mathematical/symbolic notation: Twice a quantity usually indicates to take two of the things in question; usually this indicates to…

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  • BUSINESS

Using Okun’s law, fill in the four pieces of missing data in the table below. The data are…

As you have so many questions, I will answer as many as I can in the space provided. Okun’s law is a rule of thumb that is meant to show the impact of changes in the unemployment rate on…

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  • CINEMA AND DRAMA

What are some film techniques used in the film Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock?

While Orson Welles’s Citizen Kane initiated new techniques in cinematography, the 1960 release of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho set new precedents for film making, especially breaking new ground for…

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  • MATH

I need help to work out all questions on the assignment page. 1 image

Probability is about the chances of something happening. In the problems that are featured on the assignment page, you are looking at different situations in which the focus lies in the chances of…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

I need help coming up with a power play in which I was used by a former boyfriend, and then a…

When Dr. Raj Persaud, a Consultant Psychiatrist, spoke at Gresham College in London on the topic of power in relationships, he observed, … one of the central questions in life becomes how do we…

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  • RELIGION

How can people prevent/avoid cults and psychological manipulation?

This is a very powerful question. There is not a direct or easy answer to it. The nature of the question strikes at the very basis of human identity. Cults and psychological manipulation attempt…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

I need to write a assignment on power plays in communication. It needs to be about how someone…

In the field of communication, the term “power play” can be used to refer to a type of interpersonal communication in which one partner in the communication attempts to exert power over the…

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  • THE GOOD CONSCIENCE

Who is the main character in The Good Conscience?

Good Conscience by Carlos Fuentes is a novel centered around the main character, Jaime Ceballo’s struggle to achieve spiritual awareness and rebel against the materialism of his family. Then, too,…

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  • HILARY MANTEL

What is a synopsis of the plot to Hilary Mantel’s Bring Up the Bodies?

The historic novel Bring Up the Bodies is the second book in a trilogy by Hilary Mantel aimed at portraying King Henry VIII’s court, especially his powerful minister Thomas Cromwell. Bring Up the…

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  • BUSINESS

In the book “Striking a balance” by Budd, J. (2010). (3rd Ed.). Chapter 7 – talks about the…

There is much to admire within the notion of interest- based bargaining. It is a progressive approach to solving issues that might mushroom into labor disputes. It ensures that there is a focus…

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  • A SEPARATE PEACE

How does the writer use his setting to help the reader anticipate events that happen in A…

One way to interpret how the setting anticipates events in the story is to start with the title. The “peace” could mean the peace/truce that Gene tries to reconcile with Phineas (and the other boys…

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  • BUSINESS

Assume you are in favor of outsourcing the clock springs and read the following scenario then…

If I want to continue to outsource the manufacture of clock springs, I will argue that it will be more profitable in the long run because the manufacture of clock springs is outside of our core…

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  • HISTORY

During the Reconstruction, 1863-1877, one of the things that reactionary Southerners said they…

Tables providing the population numbers of free persons and slaves in Southern states at the end of the Civil War in 1860 show that the fear reactionary Southerners had that the release of slaves…

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  • FALL OF GIANTS

Where can I find a synopsis of Ken Follett’s Fall of Giants?

The best place to locate a synopsis of Ken Follett’s 2010 historical novel Fall of Giants is at the eNotes link provided below, which presents a useful chapter-by-chapter summary of the book….

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

List the four different ways that social workers can engage in policy practice roles.

Four policy practice roles you might take on include testifying in court, lobbying, campaigning, or running for office. Policy can be defined as making things happen. While you might think of…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What were Barbara Mikulski and Debbie Stabenow’s journeys to the Senate?

I have noticed that most of the questions you ask have to do with social work. Therefore, I assume that you are interested in Senators Debbie Stabenow and Barbara Mikulski because they were both…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are all of the descriptions of social work careers in policy practice? What interests you…

Social workers are used in a variety of ways. In policy practice, a social worker might be working in the political arena as well. For example, a social worker might work for a politician,…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are four boundaries of ethically encouraged/permissible action in the social work policy…

The four boundaries discussed in Linda Cummins, Katherine Byers and Laura Pedrick’s Policy Practice for Social Workers: New Strategies for a New Era are: The National Association of Social…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What advocacy skills might be needed in countering the stigma attached to clients with Substance…

The stigma of substance abuse is arguably a major impediment to recovery. Social worker advocates’ access to care is improved by several measures: Advocates for clients can begin by attaining an…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are the 7 things social workers train clients to do when empowering them to exercise control…

The reality of empowerment takes on different forms. Language is created to communicate different ways of creating the same reality of clients who no longer feel victimized by the circumstances of…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

In Policy Practice for Social Workers, What do the Republicans think about the influx of migrant…

The issue of immigration is a challenging one. While empathetic to the realities that immigrant children face, Republicans do not believe that children crossing the border are reasons to alter a…

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  • BUSINESS

Read the article below and answer the questions in detail to support your answer. Each question…

Patterson faces a difficult choice because she is living out a challenging situation where motivational theories have converged. The result is that not one exact theory fits perfectly and there is…

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  • REFERENCE

Can a bias affect the strength of an inductive argument in a public opinion poll, such as a vague…

Inductive arguments are arguments in which the arguer only intends to affirm the conclusion as probably, or likely. In contrast, using deductive arguments, the arguer intends to confirm the…

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  • ARTS

How is a movie budgeted

A movie budget can be divided into four sections: Above the line (creative talent), below the line (direct production costs), post-production (editing, visual effects, etc.), and other (insurance,…

  • THE ROCKING-HORSE WINNER

How does Lawrence manage to make the events in the story believable, even though there are…

There certainly is the indication of supernatural occurrence in this story – all under the guise of “luck.” The reason the story is believable and something more than a story about luck and Paul’s…

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  • A SEPARATE PEACE

Can someone give me five quotes from the novel A Separate Peace that describe the setting?

A Separate Peace is a novel of duality of setting as well as of voice; for, as an adult, Gene Forrester returns to Devon School, a private school of privileged young men, in order to make sense of…

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  • MACBETH

I need help writing a new scene based on Lady Macbeth that has a soliloquy and falls between Act…

Essentially, it sounds to me that you are seeking to build a bridge between the brutal murders in Act 4, sc. iii and the emerging pattern of Lady Macbeth sleepwaking and “strange behavior” in the…

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  • LITERATURE

Is there really such a thing as love at first sight? Can this kind of love be sincere and…

One of my favorite films is “Good Will Hunting.” There’s a scene in that film when Sean, the psychologist played by Robin Williams, is telling Will (Matt Damon) about how he sacrificed his…

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  • SERENA

How can someone relate to Rachel or Serena in Ron Rash’s novel Serena? What quotes can prove that?

If one can relate to the title character in Ron Rash’s 2008 novel Serena, one can equally relate to Shakespeare’s Lady Macbeth, a character to whom Rash’s heartless, brutal female antagonist…

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  • CATHEDRAL

What does the cathedral symbolize in Raymond Carver’s story “Cathedral”?

Cathedral is a short story by Raymond Carver. The story develops an ironic situation in which a blind man teaches a sighted man to truly “see” for the first time. Near the end of the story,…

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  • THE PASSIONATE SHEPHERD TO HIS LOVE

Who is the speaker in “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love?”

In the simplest of terms, the speaker in Marlowe’s poem is a shepherd who is love with another person. From the title, it becomes clear that the subject of the pastoral poem is an unnamed shepherd…

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  • SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS

Compare the conflicting perspectives in “Can’t Tell,” a poem by Nellie Wong, and Snow Falling…

One of the most significant aspects of conflicting perspectives between both Wong’s work and Gutterson’s novel is the location of narrative. Both works converge in speaking out against prejudice…

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  • THE GREATEST BENEFIT TO MANKIND

In The Greatest Benefit to Mankind, Roy Porter argues that despite spectacular advances in the…

In his informative and insightful history of medicine, The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity from Antiquity to the Present, Roy Porter correctly attributes to the causes of…

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  • THE LAST LECTURE
  1. What did Randy Pausch mean by “Enabling The Dreams of Others?” 2. What did Randy Pausch…

For Pausch, the titles of sections in his speech point to elements that he deems as fundamentally important in the way in which one lives their lives. If there is an acceptance of the formula…

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