What is a question about plot for Chapter 7 for The Scarlet Letter?

What is a question about plot for Chapter 7 for The Scarlet Letter?

  • THE SCARLET LETTER

What is a question about plot for Chapter 7 for The Scarlet Letter?

I hope this helps: How has Rev. Dimmesdale changed since Hester’s public humiliation? Use textual evidence to back up your opinion.

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  • SCIENCE

Should hospitals be forced to pay for covering the costs of a smoker’s illness?argue, justify,…

Some folks do not have the faintest idea what smoking does to the body and, in addition, the effects of nicotine addiction causes irrational behavior and dependence. Logic is not what an addict…

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  • REFERENCE

Why is the driving age an issue?I’m doing a persuasion essay on why the driving age should be…

I think parents and concerned citizens are not so much worried about kids’ driving ability as they are about what kids do and where they go when they can drive cars. It is pretty obvious that kids…

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  • HISTORY

What happened at the Boston Massacre March 5, 1770?

Five civilians were killed on the night of March 5, 1770, when British soldiers opened fire on a crowd of rioters who had assembled and attacked the unwelcome troops. British troops had been sent…

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  • THE BLACK CAT

What is the narrator’s “immediate purpose” in writing his “most wild yet most homely narrative”…

Without question, my favorite story by Poe. Like so many of his stories, Poe seems to be toying with his audience. Sort of mentally “winking” at us as he pens his words. For Poe (and in The Black…

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  • GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

What are literary terms? I really need help figuring out what literary terms are. So if you…

There are many, many literary terms. Literary terms are used to describe how literature works, or how the author constructed the story or novel. For example, point-of-view is a literary term,…

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  • FAREWELL TO MANZANAR

What are the summaries of Chapter 1,2, and 3 from Farewell to Manzanar?

The narrator, seven-year-old Jeanne Wakatsuki, is living with her family in Long Beach, California in 1941, where her father is a fisherman. One Sunday in December, the fishing boats set off as…

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  • THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER

What is the problem in “The Devil and Tom Walker” between Tom and the Boston neighbors?

As Tom Walker reached old age, he began to be concerned about what might happen to him when he died. Because he had made a deal with the devil, he began to be concerned about losing his soul and…

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  • BLESS ME, ULTIMA

In the story “Bless Me Ultima”, why did Antonio’s uncle say there is hope for the young protagonist?

This comes near the end of Chapter Cinco. Tony overhears his uncle and mother talking as he is falling asleep. His uncle says there is hope in Tony because he has the characteristics of the Luna…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

In chapter 7 of “The Great Gatsby,” why does Gatsby fire his domestic staff? Who does he use…

First, let’s answer the question about why Gatsby let all of his servants go with a couple of quotes from chapter 7: “I hear you fired all your servants.” (Nick says,) “I wanted somebody…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

Is Emily a monster or a heroine and why?

I believe Emily falls somewhere in between these two terms. Very few people would consider her a heroine, since her anti-social behavior and snobbery were evident even before she committed murder….

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  • THE EGYPT GAME

What happens in Chapter 8 of The Egypt Game?

In this chapter, which is entitled “Prisoners of Fear”, Elizabeth turns out to be a perfect addition to the Egypt Game group because she is “just crazy about every part” of it. The four children…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, what does the title refer to?

Jack’s hunting gang takes a severed pig’s head and sticks it on a stake in the middle of the forest as an offering for the “beast.” The head is battered and bloody and soon collects its fair share…

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  • THE HEART OF A DOG

I am reading Heart of a Dog by Mikhail Bulgakov…what are a few themes from the reading?

The story is a satire on both the Soviet attempt to create a new society by improving human nature, & scientists’ attempts to improve on nature or God’s creations through experiments. It seems…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Should civilians be able to carry firearms? 3 points would help.

There are some elements that can help to justify civilian possession of firearms. The most glaring reason would be for protection and self defense. In many areas of the country, the possession of…

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  • RIKKI-TIKKI-TAVI

What is the conflict and the theme?

The main conflict of Kipling’s enduring short story is Rikki’s inevitable battles with the cobras, Nag and Nagaina. Rikki is aware of the cobras’ deadly abilities, but his natural instinct takes…

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  • A DOLL’S HOUSE

In A Doll’s House, what is Nora’s attitude toward the world outside her home? How might the facts…

In Henrik Ibsen’s play A Doll’s House, Nora is very ignorant of the world outside her home. We see this in the beginning of the play when she asks her husband to take out a loan for Christmas…

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  • ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST

What does Big Nurse call McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest?

Big Nurse calls McMurphy “Mack”.

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  • THE SIGN OF THE BEAVER

Why does Attean’s grandmother change her opinion about Matt in Sign of the Beaver?

Attean’s grandmother changes her opinion about Matt because of the trouble he went through to save Attean’s dog. Attean says, “My grandmother very surprise white boy go long way for Indian…

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  • SCIENCE

Hi guys, I have a question… If volts are 50 and one resistence is 5mA, what is the value of the…

You’ll have to be a little less ambiguous in your question. “One resistance is 5mA … the other resistance” doesn’t mean anything. Also, a quantity with units of Amperes (i.e. 5mA) is not a…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

What is the significance (importance) of the title “The Merchant of Venice”?

Here is some insight for you: There are two merchants in the play which immediately creates “confusion” or ambiguity. There is Antonio, a merchant and friend of a man named Bassanio, and Shylock,…

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  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

What would the story “A Rose for Emily” lose if it were told in first person singular,or in third…

The style of narration in the story is crucial to gather all of the facts to create suspense, without giving too many facts to eliminate that same suspense. If it were a first-person narrative,…

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  • MY LIFE IN DOG YEARS

Would “My Life in Dog Years” be considered a biography?My class is about to read biographies for…

What a great question! Too bad it has a complicated answer! In the way that the word is defined in English I would have to say “no,” My Life in Dog Years is not a biography. Most usages of the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

When Jem takes Scout to school for her first day, what order does he give her?

Scout explains Jem’s request at the beginning of Chapter 2: Jem was careful to explain that during school hours I was not to bother him, I was not to approach him with requests to enact a chapter…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Atticus quietly protest Jim Crow laws even before Tom Robinson’s trial?

Atticus is well known by the black people. They believe that he sees them as equal and that he will judge Robinson fairly. He has a reputation for being fair; his father was also a fair man….

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  • BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE

Why does Miss Franny Block finally allow Winn-Dixie into the library in Because of Winn-Dixie?

In Because of Winn-Dixie, Opal becomes friendly with the librarian Miss Franny Block after Miss Franny has been frightened by the sight of Winn-Dixie outside the window. She thought that the dog…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In “The Crucible,” which elements of society does Miller seem to be criticizing through the…

Reverend Parris and the Putnams represent the corruption and greed that occurs with wealth; Parris and the Putnams were quite well-off, and seemed to be, as a result, overly-concerned with keeping…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

In Chapter 19, how have Pip’s expectations changed? What does he expect now?

It is actually in Chapter 18 that Pip finds out about his “Great Expectations” from Jaggers, who says that Pip “will come into a handsome property” and also that he will : be immeidately removed…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

In Chapter 19 of “Great Expectations” how many of Pip’s earlier expectations have been realized?

After meeting Miss Havisham and Estella, Pip’s expectations grew quite a bit; before knowing them, he was content to live his life with Joe at the forge, and in becoming a blacksmith. He knew no…

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  • RAY BRADBURY

What imagery is used in the Ray Bradbury story “A Sound of Thunder”?

Remember, imagery is when words and phrases are used that are meant to appeal to your five senses in order to help you further experience a story. So, any time you see something in “A Sound of…

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  • DALLOWAY

Why was “Mrs. Dalloway,” by Virginia Woolf, banned?

Mrs. Dalloway was banned in some communities because of the homosexual attraction of Clarissa to Sally at Bourton. “Then came the most exquisite moment of her whole life passing a stone urn with…

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

What is the outcome of the story “The Most Dangerous Game”?

It sounds as if you haven’t finished the entire short story, or you would be able to answer this one for yourself. In “The Most Dangerous Game,” Rainsford has successfully eluded Zaroff for nearly…

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  • SCIENCE

Identify reasons chemicals are sampled and why it is important to sample the chemicals before…

Whenever a new manmade substance is created, it’s extremely important to test it on other substances, the environment, and sometimes humans and animals to see how well it works and how safe it is….

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  • THE MINISTER’S BLACK VEIL

What was the subject of Minister Hooper’s first sermon while wearing the veil?

In Hawthorne’s “The Minister’s Black Veil,” Reverend Hooper’s first sermon concerns secret sin. The townspeople are all rather taken aback by both the veil and the darker, gloomier tone of the…

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  • SOLDIER’S HOME

Why can’t Krebs pray with his mother?

Krebs’ experiences overseas have hardened him in such a way that the simple things of his old life–such as prayer, ball games and dating–are now unacceptable acts to him. The bloody battles in…

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  • GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

What is really diction, imagery, detail, and figurative language (metaphors, similes,…

Hello Paul! I feel your pain on this, I really do. English teachers have the best of intentions with these types of assignments but sometimes, if someone is struggling, they can take a lot of the…

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  • MATH

Write the number 112 in “expanded form.”

Expanded form is a way of writing a number so that you can see how a number is “constructed” out of other numbers. It is sort of like looking under the hood of a number to see what makes it tick….

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

How are Renaissance marriage customs relevant to the play The Merchant Of Venice?

Shakespeare mainly discusses the marriage customs of his day through Portia’s situation. Her father’s casket test for her suitors reveals several truths of Renaissance marriages. 1. Among the…

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  • THE GIVER

In the book The Giver, how is finding a mate in Jonas’ society different from finding a mate in…

In The Giver, there is a Committee of Elders that decides the husband-wife pairings for the community. A list of characteristics for each person is considered, and people are matched by the…

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  • LITERATURE

I would like a list of books for my 5th grader. I need to know where to look for book that have…

You can find a list of titles for which there are enotes at http://www.enotes.com/guides/lit You can also search the site for title. Did you know that enotes also has lesson plans? They are…

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  • OUT, OUT—

In “Out, Out” by Robert Frost, what are two moments in the poem when its rhythm forces your…

Overall, the poem has a very smooth, uninterrupted flow to it, but there are moments where its continuity is broken, drawing your attention to a phrase, which enhances the drama of the poem…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What do you call a system in which candidate with most votes wins?

Here in the US, elections are held under a system where the candidate receiving the most votes (this is technically called a “plurality”) wins the election. If one candidate gets one less vote…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

What is Lennie’s personality like throughout the 1 & 2 chapters?

In the beginning of John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men,” Lennie and George are introduced. As George walks like a man, Lennie plods behind him, A huge man, shapeless of face [like a child], with…

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  • A SEPARATE PEACE

Why is both Finny’s fall and Gene’s visit to Leper’s house considered the climax of “A Separate…

In a sense, there is a parallelism to Finny’s fall and Leper’s breakdown: As Brinker laments, Devon has lost two of its potential soldiers. Also, there is a rift in the solidarity of Devon,…

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  • BUSINESS

What countries have a market economy?

Various studies over the years through to 2016 have yielded somewhat different results for the ranking of countries with market economies (or the highest degrees of market economies). In 2016, the…

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  • SCIENCE

What elements are found in the product “aluminum foil?”

Aluminum foil is made entirely of aluminum. It is essentially aluminum ingots that are squished between beefy rollers. The thinner you want the foil, the tighter the rollers squish it. Aluminum…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is your reaction to Tom Robinson’s death?I’m doing a survey and I need different opinions…

It is clear that Harper Lee wants the reader to be saddened and angered by the death of Tom Robinson. He is a sympathetic character, a “mockingbird” who, despite the time and place in which he…

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  • WAITING FOR GODOT

Who is Godot in the play Waiting for Godot?

Though it might not have been the intent of the question, this precise issue marks the purpose of not only the play but of all existence. The character of Godot marks the driving force of the…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

What are three personality traits of Ponyboy Curtis?

Ponyboy is probably the least Greaseresque character in Susan Hinton’s novel The Outsiders. He is the most literate and academically conscious character in the novel, a good student, an avid reader…

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  • THE OPEN WINDOW

Who is the antagonist in “The Open Window” by Saki?

It’s VERA!!! The antagonist is the character who essentially goes up against the protagonist to enhance his/her experience in either a positive or negative way. Mr. Nuttel is the protagonist, or…

 


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