What experiment had Rappacinni performed on his daughter?

What experiment had Rappacinni performed on his daughter?

  • RAPPACCINI’S DAUGHTER

What experiment had Rappacinni performed on his daughter?

Rappaccini is a scientist who toys with nature, experimenting with poisonous flowers and plants. He transfers the poison to his daughter Beatrice, and she herself becomes poisonous, deadly to…

1 educator answer

  • MATH

What is a related sentences for this equation? a – +5 =+35

If I understand your questions correctly, the first is “Something minus positive 5 equals positive 35,” and “Something minus negative 5 equals positive 35.” So let’s call “something” the unknown…

1 educator answer

  • BUSINESS

When did the last global recession take place and how long did it take to settle?

Global recessions occur every three to seven years. However, the last serious global recession occurred in 1980-1982. The primary cause is thought to be the Federal Reserve’s new monetary policy…

1 educator answer

  • WALT WHITMAN’S AMERICA

Why are the Americans described as a “resistless restless race” in the poem “Pioneers! O…

Whitman had a healthy respect and love for all types of people in America. In the poem “Pioneers! O Pioneers!” he describes all sorts of hardy, strong types that have forged the nation, been…

1 educator answer

  • TEACHERS

Conflict in the workplaceAs a teacher, I try very hard to get along with all of my colleagues. So…

What are you teaching, a remedial class? Why doesn’t this other teacher agree that these kids need your class? Is he/she teaching an elective course? One thing to keep in mind, if the other…

10 educator answers

  • THE LOTTERY

What are three reasons why the townspeople of “The Lottery” continue to practice their tradition…

Consider these three reasons: 1. It never occurs to them not to have the lottery; they simply have the lottery because they have always had it, and it has always been held in a specific manner….

2 educator answers

  • A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Are there any parallel short stories, either in language choice or storyline, to A Tale of Two…

It’s not a short story, but you can use chapters from A Christmas Carol. Most students will know the story, and the language and plot are somewhat simpler. Since the text is available online,…

1 educator answer

  • THE MINISTER’S BLACK VEIL

Who are the characters in “The Minister’s Black Veil”?

In Hawthorne’s enigmatic story, “The Minister’s Black Veil,” the main character is the Reverend Mr. Hooper, his fiancee is named Elizabeth. No other character is named other than “Goodman Gray,”…

2 educator answers

  • THE WOMAN WARRIOR

Why is Kingston trying to understand the aunt she never knew?

In this chapter, Kingston learns of her aunt who committed adultery and brought shame to the family. Kingston feels a strong connection with this aunt whose name the family does not mention and…

1 educator answer

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What was the exchange rate of one pound sterling to an America dollar in 1886?

What an interesting question. I did some searching and found a currency converter that does historical conversions. That site, measuringworth.org, calculates the worth of currency from the past in…

1 educator answer

  • A JURY OF HER PEERS

How can the plot and structure of the story be analyzed in terms of the main character?This…

The main character would be Mrs. Hale. We see everything through her eyes. At the beginning of the story, she is dragged from her kitchen, and we are informed of how frustrating it is to her to…

1 educator answer

  • ESSAY LAB

What should I have in an essay outline?My paper is on flesh-eating disease.

I suggest you try one of the links below to find the exact scientific name of your disease/ diseases. In writing an outline be sure to include the following. I have graded over 1,000 papers on…

1 educator answer

  • HISTORY

How can the Scientific Revolution be seen as a conflict between authority and evidence?

The extent to which the Scientific Revolution can be said to be a conflict between authority and evidence is determined by how this revolution is historically framed. For instance, if one dates…

2 educator answers

  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Where can I get chapter summaries on To Kill a Mockingbird?

Detailed chapter summaries for To Kill a Mockingbird are available right here on eNotes. Just follow the link below.

1 educator answer

  • A&P

In the story’s final sentence, what does Sammy mean when he says, “I felt how hard the world was…

Sammy has just realized that he lives in a world where heroism is often not rewarded nor even noticed. He has just quit his job in protest because the A & P’s manager, Lengel, has chided three…

2 educator answers

  • HISTORY

Why was a description of ‘The Battle of Kadesh’ chosen to adorn The United Nations?

The battle of Kadesh was a conflict between Egyptian Pharoah Rameses II and the Hittite king Muwatallis. The battle itself is significant because it is one of Rameses’ few defeats. He and his…

1 educator answer

  • GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

How do I find the complete subject and the complete predicate in a sentence? What is a compound…

The complete subject of a sentence contains the simple subject (usually a noun or a pronoun) and all the words and phrases that logically belong with it as describers. The complete predicate of a…

2 educator answers

  • MATH

What mass of each type of granola should be mixed to make 600g of granola that is 21% fruit?One…

Remember first that you have to go step by step when solving any sort of word problem – algebraic or not. There are a lot of resources online that can help you and explain what is going on all at…

1 educator answer

  • A SEPARATE PEACE

How is the war present in the book A Separate Peace?

In the book, war will impact all of them in one way or another. A lot of the faculty fought in the first world war, or knew people that did, and probably lost friends and family there. For the…

2 educator answers

  • BRAVE NEW WORLD

Where is satire or irony in chapter 4 or 5?What quotes/passages are ironic or satiric?

Chapter 5 of “Brave New World” contains a parody/satire of a religious revival in the “Solidarity Service” where people are placed in groups of twelve, as the apostles were numbered. The President…

3 educator answers

  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

In “A Rose for Emily,” what conflicts existed between Emily and her father? (For whom or what was…

I think you’re trying to read too much into the story. The narrator simply describes Emily’s father as sitting “spraddled” with his back to Emily and “clutching a horsewhip.” We’re never given any…

3 educator answers

  • ACROSS FIVE APRILS

In Across Five Aprils, what happens at Gettysburg? After the battle why do people begin to…

After three days of fierce combat and casualties on both sides numbering in the tens of thousands, the Union Army defeated the Confederates in what has often been thought of as the turning point in…

1 educator answer

  • THE OPEN WINDOW

Mrs. Sappleton says that Mr. Nuttel dashed off so fast “one would think he had seen a ghost.”…

Dramatic irony is created in a scene when the reader knows and understands more than a character or characters understand. The humorous ending of this story is achieved through dramatic irony. When…

1 educator answer

  • BIOLOGY

What are the eight levels of taxonomy classification, from general to specific?

Carolus Linnaeus (1707-1778), a Swedish Naturalist, devised the Latin naming system for living organisms known as Binomial Nomenclature. Its major classifications, from general to specific, are…

1 educator answer

  • DRACULA

What is the topic of obsession in the book?

Obsession comes in many forms in Dracula. 1. The villagers are obsessed with religion and think that such an obsession will secure them and keep them safe from the evils of Transylvania. 2….

1 educator answer

  • A WRINKLE IN TIME

What is the theme of “A Wrinkle in Time”?

The theme in A Wrinkle in Time is a battle of Good vs Evil for control of the universe. Meg, Charles Wallace, Calvin and other “ordinary” humans represent the the good, while disembodied entities…

1 educator answer

  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

In Great Expectations, besides Joe and Estella, what other characters influence Pip? What do they…

A most impressionable boy and young man, Pip is affected by all with whom he comes into contact–from the pitiable, shivering convict to the “basest of swindlers,” Uncle Pumbllechook, the bizarre…

1 educator answer

  • HISTORY

What involvment did Turkey have in World War 1 and the Paris Peace Conference?

Turkey was a part of the Ottoman Empire, which for various political reasons entered WWI in November of 1914 on the German side of the War. The Ottoman Empire had recently had some major setbacks…

1 educator answer

  • THE OUTSIDERS

What was the conversation about with Randy and Ponyboy in “The Outsiders”?

Ponyboy (Greasers) and Randy (Soc) represent two very different worlds full of constant turmoil and fighting. Bob Sheldon, the rich, handsome Soc, is Randy’s best friend. In one of the rumbles,…

1 educator answer

  • HISTORY

What key legislation has expanded rights for African Americans and for women?

The purpose of government is to safeguard rights, among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The concept of “expanding rights” is not quite correct; these rights exist by virtue…

2 educator answers

  • PHYSICS

What forces can produce a nonzero net force, which changes an object’s motion?

Exerting any type of force on an object will alter its acceleration. In the case of an object at rest, a force applied to it may not cause it to accelerate immediately, as the applied force may be…

1 educator answer

  • GATHERING BLUE

Why is Kira summoned by the Council of Guardians?

The Council of Guardians summons Kira because they want to employ her skills with a needle and thread in order to repair the Singer’s cloak. At first, Kira is afraid to go to the council because…

1 educator answer

  • THE ODYSSEY

Why does Odysseus have to speak to the blind prophet Teiresias in The Odyssey?

The journey to the underworld of Hades to speak to the dead Theban prophet Teiresias is a command given to Odysseus by the enchantress Circe. Circe, who was initally hostile to Odysseus and his…

1 educator answer

  • HISTORY

Who is responsible for the Industrial Revolution?Who is responsible for the Industrial Revolution?

No single individual is responsible for the Industrial Revolution. The Revolution occurred due to the confluence of several factors in England in the mid 18th century, and can be argued is still…

4 educator answers

  • THE WORLD IS TOO MUCH WITH US

What are some poetic devices used in “The World is Too Much With Us” that enhance the meaning of…

The overall meaning of the poem is that people are too concerned with superficial matters of the world, and not enough with what really matters. We are too focused on “getting and spending” and as…

2 educator answers

  • THE OPEN BOAT

What secondary themes also enrich Crane’s story “The Open Boat”?

Two secondary themes have to do with humanity’s relationship to nature. The opening line of Crane’s story says: None of them knew the color of the sky. This introduces the secondary thematic…

1 educator answer

  • ANITA DESAI

What is “Games at Twilight” by Anita Desai mainly about?

It is about a group of kids that are playing hide-and-go-seek. The story narrows in on one child, Ravi, who hides on a flower-pot on the side of an old garage, but “felt himself too exposed” there…

1 educator answer

  • OZYMANDIAS

In “Ozymandias,” what is the thematic significance of the poem? What are its universal connections?

The poem deals with the transitory nature of power. The mighty Ozymandias lived and ruled with great power and cold arrogance. His words to future generations reflected his attitude: “My name is…

1 educator answer

  • WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

How long did Shakespeare live?

Shakespeare lived about 52 years. We don’t know for sure when he was born, but we do know that he was baptized on April 26, 1564. He probably would have been baptized soon after his birth,…

1 educator answer

  • THE SCARLET LETTER

In The Scarlet Letter, what keeps Hester going during the years of public shame?

Hester is a strong woman who endures great suffering throughout the novel. When she stands upon the scaffold holding her infant, she withstands the torment by sheer force of will and spirit. Once…

1 educator answer

  • HISTORY

Why did the Boston Loyalists feel that they had to go with the British to Canada?

After the Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775, George III declared the American Colonies in a state of rebellion, and blockaded not only the port of Boston but the entire colonial coast,…

1 educator answer

  • ROMEO AND JULIET

In Act 4, Scene 1, what is Friar Laurence’s complaint to Paris about the impending wedding?

FRIAR: On Thursday, sir? The time is very short. PARIS: My father Capulet will have it so, And I am nothing slow to slack his haste. FRIAR: You say you do not know the lady’s mind. Uneven is the…

1 educator answer

  • THE GIVER

What are 3 ways that North Carolina was prepared for the Civil War?

  1. Before the war began, North Carolina was inhabited by those who were fiercely loyal to states’ rights and their traditional way of life, but it also contained a large number of abolitionists….

1 educator answer

  • A SEPARATE PEACE

In A Separate Peace, why does Gene choose to believe that Finny sets out deliberately to ruin his…

This part of the plot shows us the fear and pressure Gene feels at school and how his mind is working. Gene is very insecure and fearful. He does not have a strong sense of self-worth or…

1 educator answer

  • ANGUS, THONGS, AND FULL-FRONTAL SNOGGING: CONFESSIONS OF GEORGIA NICOLSON; ON THE BRIGHT SIDE, I’M NOW THE GIRLFRIEND OF A SEX GOD: FURTHER CONFESSIONS OF GEORGIA NICOLSON

What is a synopsis of the plot?

Well, Saramarina, plot is what the story is about. For example, Iron Man is about a wealthy businessman whose company sold weapons to the US military. When he discovers that their products are…

1 educator answer

  • THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER

What does the storm at the end of “The Fall of the House of Usher” symbolize?

There are a few critical explanations that shed light on what the storm may symbolize in “The Fall of the House of Usher.” The storm begins when Roderick becomes agitated over the noises he hears…

1 educator answer

  • THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM—1963

What is the Ultra-Glide?

The Watsons plan to set out on a 1,000 mile car trip from Flint, Michigan to Birmingham, Alabama. Mr. Watson buys a TrueTone AB-700 Ultra-Glide for the car. This is a record player that you mount…

2 educator answers

  • THE SCARLET LETTER

How does Dimmesdale punish himself in chapter 11 of The Scarlet Letter?

To relieve his guilt, Dimmesdale punishes himself in several ways. He goes without food and sleep for long periods of time, and he also whips himself on his back, causing cuts and bleeding. These…

3 educator answers

  • THE PIGMAN

In The Pigman, it says Lorraine hates the zoo. Why?

Lorraine dislikes going to the zoo because it makes her sad to see “all those animals and birds and fish behind bars and glass just so a lot of people can stare at them”. She is most likely…

1 educator answer

  • TO BUILD A FIRE

What are 5 details from the story that make the cold seem real to the reader?

The short story “To Build A Fire” by Jack London takes place in Alaska. Here are five details that allow the reader to experience the “cold” in the story. 1. The man in the story spits into the…

1 educator answer

 


Comments are closed.