What is a good visual exercise to demonstrate the fright, fight or flight response in dementia?

What is a good visual exercise to demonstrate the fright, fight or flight response in dementia?

  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What explanation does Miss Maudie give Scout concerning Boo Radley and why he stays in the house?

Miss Maudie helps to ground the children’s unrealistic fantasies regarding Boo Radley in Chapter 5. After Scout asks Miss Maudie if she thinks Boo Radley is still alive, Maudie first answers by…

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  • FROM THE MIXED UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER

When did Jamie forget the “inconspicuous” rule?

In the novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, Claudia and Jamie run away from home to hide out in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. To avoid being seen, Claudia tells her…

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  • THE SCARLET IBIS

What does author James Hurst mean when he added the scarlet ibis dying in front of Doodle?

James Hurst’s use of the dying bird in “The Scarlet Ibis” is both symbolic and demonstrates foreshadowing. The scarlet ibis is a rare bird that was pushed to its limits by a storm. It was…

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  • REFERENCE

With which method can one typically observe tissues?

Tissues are groups of cells that are similar in structure and function. Tissues make up organs. There are four main groups of tissues. The four groups of tissues include connective tissue,…

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  • MATH

Johanna is planing tomatoes in the school garden this this year. Tomato plants come in packs of…

We are told Johanna already has 28 plants in the garden, but she needs to have 80 plants total. So first we must calculate how many more plants she needs to buy given what she already has….

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  • THE METAMORPHOSIS

Is Gregor Samsa from The Metamorphosis sane?

Is Gregor Samsa from Kafka’s The Metamorphosis insane? In order to answer this question, we must look at the point of view from which the story was written. The Metamorphosis is written in the…

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  • OEDIPUS REX

How is Oedipus being idealized in his discussion with the priest?

The nature of the tragic hero is that he is a person greater than average in terms of power, intellect, and strength, who ends up enduring suffering, partially due to fate and partially due to the…

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  • AND THEN THERE WERE NONE

What did Richmond think about General Macarthur? Why is Richmond willing to anger his general?

Arthur Richmond was one of the officers under General MacArthur’s command. The general is accused of killing Arthur Richmond on purpose. The general initially denies it stating that it was a,…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are the sociological reasons for racial discrimination in the United States?

Your question asks about the sociological reasons for racial discrimination, which, before answering, I want to expand upon by distinguishing them from the psychological reasons for discrimination….

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  • SCIENCE

The solar month is approximated by the time it takes the ____ to complete one set of _____, for…

There is no direct answer to this question, since we approximate solar year and not solar month. Our Earth revolves around the Sun and this results in seasons. It also rotates its own axis, which…

  • LITERATURE

What does anaphora add to asyndeton?

Anaphora and asyndeton are both literary (specifically rhetorical) devices that have their origins in greek philosophers. Anaphora etymologically means “to bring back” and is contemporarily used to…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Why did people in Maycomb start to look faintly alike?

There are two reasons the people in Maycomb start to look alike. In general terms, it was a small town in the south, people were farmers and mostly poor. Their clothes were often homemade or…

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  • HISTORY

I need help on finding advantages about cowhands. Do you think you can help?

Cowhands were very important to the cattle industry for a period of time. On the ranch, cowhands, or cowboys, were responsible for monitoring the cattle. They had to be sure the cattle moved across…

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  • LIFE OF PI

Why is Pi glad that Richard Parker is on the boat? Analyze the ways in which the tiger helped Pi…

Pi and Richard Parker, the tiger, had formed a strong bond prior the fateful journey to Canada. At one point, Pi’s father took him and his brother along to feed the tiger. Pi’s father was…

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  • THE LOTTERY

Why does the author fail to reveal why the lottery was necessary or what it accomplished?

The author of The Lottery gives veiled hints of the reason behind the yearly lottery, but doesn’t flat out tell the reader why, possibly because she wants people to try to figure it out for…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

If you were Romeo or Juliet, would you do the same thing in the name of love?

To answer this question, you must first remember that Romeo and Juliet were unaware of the complete truth. Juliet was under the impression that Romeo knew her plan to pretend to die, but Romeo…

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  • SCIENCE

Name two active volcanoes in the Atlantic ocean.

According to the link I have attached below, there are 18 active volcanoes located in the Atlantic Ocean. Not all have been named. Some of the 18 are entirely under water. Like volcanoes found in…

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  • HISTORY

What are two important characteristics the United States adopted from Ancient Greece?

The most notable characteristic the United States has adopted from Ancient Greece is the idea of a democracy. Democracy, or the Ancient Greek demokratia, literally means “people’s power,” and…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Why do we still have the Electoral College? Why not not use the popular vote in each state?…

There has been some discussion about why we still have the Electoral College formally choose the President and the Vice President. The Electoral College was originally created because the Founding…

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  • A VISIT TO GRANDMOTHER

What do other characters say about Charles in “A Visit to Grandmother”?

Charles’s son, who is called Chig, makes observations about his father. Aunt Rose says very little about Charles; Mama says things directly to her son, Charles. GL finally arrives and asks where…

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  • LANGSTON HUGHES

How is the theme of Langston Hughes’s poem “A Dream Deferred” reflected in Martin Luther King’s I…

The theme Langston Hughes’s poem “Dream Deferred” shares in common with Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech is the idea that, although racism shrivels and cripples humanity, it also,…

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  • ANTHEM

In Anthem, explain what Liberty 5-3000 meant by the following line, “You are not one of our…

The moment Liberty saw Equality working on the road as a street sweeper while she sowed seeds in a nearby field, she knew he was different. Their immediate chemistry and apparent “love at first…

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  • NAOMI SHIHAB NYE

What are the literary conventions or elements in the poem “What is Supposed to Happen” by Naomi…

There are several literary devices in this poem. The first and most often used is imagery. The poem includes many images: “sharpening pencils,” “little desks,” etc. There are a number of metaphors…

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  • LYDDIE

What are the working conditions in Cutler’s Tavern in chapter 3?

The actual conditions of Cutler’s tavern are not terrible. The place is an efficiently run, crowded, and busy place of business. If it was a terribly filthy, disgusting place, Mrs. Cutler…

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  • PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF

Whose conversation does Percy overhear in Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief? What are they…

In Chapter Two, Percy overhears a conversation between Mr. Brunner and Grover. From all indications, they appear to be discussing Percy and his fate. As the chapter begins, we discover that Percy’s…

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  • CHAINS

By the end of the book Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson, how has Isabel’s sense of her identity…

By the end of the book, Isabel has become a proactive and confident girl who takes control of her life and her freedom. At the end of the book. Isabel is no longer somebody’s slave (literally and…

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  • WRITING

Do you underline book titles?

Generally, when writing a paper, one should underline the title of a book. Depending on the writing style you are working with, you may have other options. When writing a paper according to the…

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  • THINGS FALL APART

In Things Fall Apart, what is the punishment system in the Igbo tribe?

The punishment system of the Igbo presented in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart is apparently comprised of a series of customs that have been passed down from generation to generation. There are…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

What kind of diction dominates the first chapter in the text of Of Mice and Men? I don’t…

Diction is defined as the word choices, writing style, and techniques the author uses with narration and dialogue. In terms of narration, Steinbeck uses a limited third-person narrator. The…

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  • NATURE

What does Emerson suggest about nature’s beauty when he writes: “the influence of the forms and…

In Chapter III of his most well-known work, Nature, Emerson writes that “The influence of the forms and actions in nature, is so needful to man, that, in its lowest functions, it seems to lie on…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What does Romeo say that foreshadows his and Juliet’s fates?

The prologue and first act of Romeo and Juliet contain plenty of foreshadowing, but some of the most alarming examples come from Romeo and Juliet themselves. The first time Romeo acutely…

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  • SCIENCE

Which has lower atomic radius: Ca or Ba? Why?

Atomic radius of any two atoms can be compared by knowing their relative position in the periodic table of elements. As we move down a group, an extra shell of electrons is added between any two…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What is the tone of Romeo and Juliet?

Romeo and Juliet is arguably the most famous story in the English language, and so the tone can be hard to pin down since it is so universal. However, there are certain elements within Romeo and…

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  • HISTORY

When did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, at approximately 8:00 A.M. Hawaiian time. The United States knew an attack was coming, but we didn’t know where it would occur. The United States…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

I have to write a letter to Curley from the book Of Mice and Men with advice. What should I write…

Curley is the belligerent and insensitive boss’s son in Steinbeck’s novella Of Mice and Men. When the reader first meets Curley he is looking for his wife and throughout the novel there is a…

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  • SCIENCE

An object is propelled along a straight line path with a force of 10 newtons. If the object’s…

According to Newton’s Second Law of Motion, the force of an object is the product of its mass and acceleration. In other words, F = ma where, m is the object’s mass and a is its acceleration. If…

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  • HISTORY

Why did Malcolm X do what he did in the first place?

Malcolm X presumably took up his work for the same reason anyone decides to advocate on behalf of a group of people- because he saw (and experienced) suffering in the world and wanted to change…

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  • A RETRIEVED REFORMATION

How does Jimmy respond to the warden’s suggestion that he live straight?

Jimmy responds to all the warden’s advice with straight denial. This is the pertinent dialogue with regard to the warden’s advice to live straight. “Now, Valentine,” said the warden,…

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  • HISTORY

What are the names of some gods in Roman mythology?

When Rome conquered Greece, it incorporated the Greek gods into its own pantheon. So many Roman gods took on the traits and characteristics of the Greek gods. The major Roman Gods became…

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  • THE LION AND THE JEWEL

Why is Baroka portrayed as being smarter than Lakunle throughout the play The Lion and the Jewel?

There are many reasons as to why Baroka is portrayed as being smarter than Lakunle. Although Lakunle is the village school teacher who is a proponent of modernization, he comes across as clumsy and…

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  • HARRISON BERGERON

What were Diana Moon Glampers’ motivations in “Harrison Bergeron”?

The thing about authoritarian governments is this: the leaders all believe that they are doing the right thing for their respective countries regardless of the negative consequences. Diana Moon…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

What makes Fortunato fall prey to Montresor’s murderous plot?

What first allows Montressor to enact revenge against Fortunato for his “thousand injuries” and insult, is that as Montressor states, he never alerted Fortunato to his anger through the issue of a…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

If you were Romeo or Juliet, would you do the same thing in the name of love?

I think this is an important question because it gets at the heart of a long-standing debate: Is Romeo & Juliet actually a love story? There are certainly beautiful passages about love, and…

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  • SCIENCE

Compare the condition that led to the formation of the inner planets with those that led to the…

The prevailing condition causing the difference between the two formation zones is that of temperature. The inner planets, or terrestrial planets, were formed by accretion. Accretion is an…

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  • HISTORY

Why were people settling the Oregon Country? What was attracting them?

There were several reasons why people moved to the Oregon Country. One reason people moved to the Oregon Country was to make money. People had heard that there was a lucrative fur trade in Oregon….

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  • HISTORY

What was FDR’s role as President during the Great Depression and the New Deal? Were his New Deal…

Historians disagree over whether President Franklin Roosevelt’s programs were economically successful. However, there is a consensus that they were generally helpful in terms of improving the…

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  • CONTENTS OF THE DEAD MAN’S POCKET

In “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket” the events are told in chronological order, but on page…

Have you ever had a heart-racing moment of excitement when you’re so hyper-aware that time seems to slow down? This is the phenomenon that Jack Finney is trying to reflect in “Contents of the Dead…

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  • HISTORY

I need help completing the following assignment. Explore the possible reasons and causes why the…

You have a solid start to your essay here in that you have identified several important elements of your argument. In your introductory section, you should discuss what you believe to be the…

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  • LYDDIE

What does Lyddie feel after Charlie leaves in Lyddie?

Lyddie feels sad when Charlie leaves, because she will miss him and Rachel. Since their mother left, Lyddie has been alone most of the time. When Charles tells her that he has a new family and…

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  • HEALTH

What is a good visual exercise to demonstrate the fright, fight or flight response in dementia?

The fight or flight response refers to the biological process related to the autonomic nervous system. Specifically, the body’s sympathetic system is activated in the face of a threat. This…

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