What is “Lament for the Death of Ignacio Sanchez Mejías”?

# What is “Lament for the Death of Ignacio Sanchez Mejías”?

• FLOWERS OF EVIL

I need a summary and analysis of Flowers of Evil (Les Fluers du mal) by Charles Baudelaire.

Les Fleurs du mal (The Flowers of Evil) by Charles Baudelaire is a collection of poems first published in France in 1857. It is widely considered a landmark of what is sometimes called the…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are two similarities between the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of…

This answer can be easily found by looking at Missouri’s constitution, and in fact is true of most state constitutions. Two similarities are as follows: Missouri’s constitution, like that of the…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Why is Dolphus Raymond regarded as peculiar throughout Maycomb’s community?

Dolphus Raymond is regarded as peculiar throughout the community because of his taboo lifestyle. Although Dolphus is a wealthy white man, he has a black mistress and several mulatto children. The…

• MATH

Find the formula for an exponential function that passes through the two points given. (x, y) =…

Hello! The exponential function ff has a form f(x)=a⋅bxf(x)=a⋅bx (b>0).(b>0).To find aa and b,b, substitute given x’es. The first point, x=0 and f(x)=2100: 2100=f(0)=a⋅b0=a.2100=f(0)=a⋅b0=a. So a=2100.a=2100….

• S. LEWIS

What is the Resolution of The Magician’s Nephew?

The resolution of The Magician’s Nephew provides the foundation for the events in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Digory and Polly leave Narnia and return to England. Digory uses the magic…

• THANK YOU, M’AM

What type of crime has been committed in the story “Thank You Ma’am”?

The crime that is committed in “Thank You Ma’am” is attempted robbery. This is usually considered a felony. Sometimes this crime becomes a felony if a certain amount of money is stolen, if the…

• MONSTER

In Monster by Walter Dean Myers, who is trying to put Steve in jail?

Throughout the novel, Sandra Petrocelli is the prosecuting attorney who is attempting to convince the jury that Steve Harmon was involved in the robbery and murder of Aguinaldo Nesbitt. Petrocelli…

• HISTORY

Which reform movements were a response to the excesses of the Industrial Revolution?

A variety of reform movements were spawned as a result of the excesses of the Industrial Revolution. The era of reform that historians called the Progressive Movement occurred between 1890 and…

• 1984

Goldstein argues that “the machine” could be used to solve many of society’s problems, but…

In 1984, Emmanuel Goldstein is the purported leader of the underground resistance movement against the party. In Goldstein’s book, the “machine” refers to the surplus of goods which are produced in…

• THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

What is an argumentative essay?

First of all, let’s define what an argumentative essay really is. An argumentative essay is a type of essay where you take a position on a subject, and argue that your stance on that chosen issue…

• A ROSE FOR EMILY

In the story, “A Rose for Emily,” how was Emily motivated?

Great question. This can be answered from an internal and external motivation approach. In fact, theories of motivation and learning, such as the ones proposed by George Allport and Howard Gardner,…

• SCIENCE

The different volumes of hydrogen produced, and therefore the different numbers of moles, can be explained by the stoichiometry of the reactions. Here are the balanced equation for the reactions:…

• LITERATURE

What was Mr.Underwood doing during the confrontation in Chapter 15?

If you are referring to Chapter 15 in To Kill A Mockingbird, I would say that this is one of the most harrowing events in the novel. In this chapter, Atticus tries to keep the mob from lynching Tom…

• 1984

How does the way the Party in 1984 uses war compare to the way war operates in our own society?

This answer assumes the “our own society” in question is the United States of America. Primarily, both groups see war as a means of resource consumption. The United States government awards massive…

• 1984

In 1984, how does the way the Party uses war compare to the way war operates in our own society?

In 1984, war is a constant and pervading presence in the lives of the citizens of Oceania. For the majority of the novel, Oceania is battling against Eurasia, one of three super states in Orwell’s…

• HISTORY

How did the Treaty of Versailles and the Great Depression lead to the rise of Hitler?

The Versailles Treaty and the Great Depression contributed to the rise of Hitler as the leader of Germany. Hitler and many Germans were outraged at the harsh terms of the Versailles Treaty. This…

• THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN

How does the walk-out in Ms. Jeremy’s room impact the way Junior sees his classmates at Reardan?

Around Valentine’s Day, Junior goes through a series of unexpected and horrible difficulties in life. First, his grandmother dies. Then, his father’s best friend is shot and dies. As a result, his…

• THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS

How can I analyze the language in The Servant of Two Masters?

Language analysis of literature examines a text to identify elements of language in use to produce meaning, form and function. Elements to analyze are: phonology: sounds of speech, word and…

• JULIUS CAESAR

What might cause Brutus to be the last to stab Caesar?

One can only conjecture why Brutus would be the last to stab Caesar. No doubt Shakespeare portrayed the scene that way to build the dramatic tension and to clear away the others so that Caesar…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Which of the Finch children best the show the coming of age in To Kill A Mockingbird?

There are some things about Scout that would suggest that she is the one to really show a coming of age. She loses a great deal of her innocence and learns so much about the world and its…

• THREE MEN IN A BOAT (TO SAY NOTHING OF THE DOG)

It’s remarkable how many people forget the very best free source for books, which is the public library. The way many libraries function today, there is a great deal of on-line convenience that…

• HISTORY

How did the song “Lift Every Voice and Sing” experience a rebirth during the Civil Rights…

“Lift Every Voice and Sing” was written by an African American poet named James Weldon Johnson to celebrate the birth of Abraham Lincoln. The song experienced a rebirth during the Civil Rights…

• HISTORY

How are Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee different and what similarities do they have?

First, the similarities: both men were West Point graduates and both men fought in the Mexican War. Both men were products of the military training of the time that said that commanders should…

• THE OUTSIDERS

In The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton, what characters are juxtaposed other than Johnny and Dally?

A juxtaposition in literature refers to when an author places two elements of the text–in this case, characters–side by side to develop each one in more detail through contrast and comparison….

• LITERATURE

identify two simile in this section. ” The Devil and Tom Walker”

You do not indicate which section of “The Devil and Tom Walker” you are to peruse for similes. However, in looking at the whole of the story, I would identify the following: “…..whose ribs were…

• ANTIGONE

How is Haemon faithful in Antigone?

In Antigone, Haemon exhibits his faithfulness in two ways: one to his father, and the other to Antigone (and by default the people of Thebes). After Creon makes the decision to banish Antigone…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Give examples of emotional distress that stem from the Finch family standing up for what they…

There are many episodes that we can point to that show emotional distress on account of the Finchs standing up for what they believe to be right. The most obvious example of emotional distress is…

• SELF-RELIANCE

How can I write a thesis statement about the importance of being self reliant? The assignment is…

Because I don’t know what the essay prompt itself is, I can’t give you a hard and fast answer on this one. However, I can give you some pointers on thesis writing in general, and some good…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Does capital punishment really give justice to those who are victims of serious crime?

This is really a question that cannot be answered in an objective way. There is no objective way to define justice. Furthermore, the families of victims (since of course the actual victims cannot…

• HISTORY

How is imperialism connected to industry?

There is a connection between imperialism and industry. When a country begins to develop industries, there are a few things the country and its industries will need. One thing they need is raw…

• GO SET A WATCHMAN

Is the novel Go Set a Watchman worthy of being studied? What textual evidence supports this?

Go Set a Watchman is worthy of being studied if one wants to gain a more well-rounded understanding of the dynamics within the fictional Maycomb community and the real life South of the 1950s. We…

• FAHRENHEIT 451

What is the main conflict in Fahrenheit 451 between pages 35-68?

The main conflict for these pages, which is the last half of part one in Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, is Montag vs. Society. What finally sets Montag going down a different path is when a lady burns…

• GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Why does Estella permit Drummle’s attentions?

Estella permits Drummle’s attentions because Drummle is as shallow and self-absorbed as she is herself. His attraction to her is merely surface, as if she were a possession to buy. Estella is…

• HISTORY

How did the Revolution affect the way American women thought about their status?

One of the most important social consequences of the American Revolution was the creation of the revolutionary spirit. Independence for the colonists radically affected the way in which Americans…

• SCIENCE

How does color of its surface affect the temperature?

The color of an object’s surface can directly affect its surface temperature. Objects that are lighter colored, or white, tend to be cooler than objects that are darker colored, or black. This…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

Do you perceive Jay Gatsby as a victim, dependent on power and money, doomed by destiny? Or is he…

Jay Gatsby is a character in control of his surroundings and in control of his own outcomes for almost the entirety of The Great Gatsby. If and when he is a victim, Gatsby is victim to a dedication…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Who are the members of the Idlers’ Club in To Kill a Mockingbird?

This is a great question, as it shows that you have a eye for detail. Mention of the Idler’s Club is found in chapter sixteen. In this chapter we see that the trial of Tom Robinson is about to…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, how does Scene 5 of Act I emphasize how isolated Romeo and…

Romeo and Juliet are isolated from each other not physically, as will be the case later in the play, but by birth. Romeo is a Montague, Juliet a Capulet, and these two families have been feuding as…

• SCIENCE

What is the difference between saturated, unsaturated, and supersaturated?

Saturated, unsaturated and supersaturated refer to three different conditions of a solution. A saturated solution contains the maximum amount of solute that will dissolve at that temperature. Any…

• HISTORY

What are some similarities between the Parliament and the Congress?

The United States Congress and the Parliaments of Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and several other European and Commonwealth countries are examples of what are known as a republican system…

• HISTORY

Where was the homeland of the “second wave of immigration?”

I assume that you are asking where the second wave of immigrants to the United States came from. If so, the best answer is to say that they came from Eastern and Southern Europe, with some coming…

• ABRAHAM LINCOLN

What happens at the beginning of Lincoln by David Herbert Donald?

In the Preface to Lincoln, Donald lays out what he does not talk about as well as what he does talk about. Essentially, what he does not talk about are large “philosophical” discussion of reasons…

• THE GIVER

How do I write a title for my essay about Jonas’ society in The Giver?

When giving an essay a title, be specific and use the theme of your essay to guide you. It is a little difficult to give you a specific title without knowing what you are writing about. You are…

• HARRISON BERGERON

Consider the physical traits and personality traits of Harrison, in the short story, “Harrison…

Harrison, in Kurt Vonnegut Jr.’s short story, “Harrison Bergeron,” is considered a threat to the society he lives in for a few reasons. First of all, his physical strength surpasses just about…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

What would be a good thesis to show how Gatsby represents the American ideal of success? How…

Thesis: Jay Gatsby, in some ways, represents the American ideal of success because he begins with so little in his life and ends with so much; he has achieved prosperity as a result of his…

Jane is a field engineer (engineer) for Able-Bodied Company (ABC), a pharmaceutical company that…

There’s a whole lot of unnecessary background information provided in the hypothetical scenario included in the student’s question. That said, the underlying issue involves a series of laws known…

• THE MONKEY’S PAW

In “The Monkeys Paw,” what details of Sergeant Major Morris’s appearance might make readers think…

This is an interesting question. Readers would probably not consider Sergeant Major Morris as a holy man. There is very little that suggests this in the text. The very fact that Sergeant Major…

• HISTORY

Who invented the light bulb?

While we often try to identify single individuals who invented things, most things are invented by a combination of people. The light bulb is no different. The light bulb was not invented all at…

• SCIENCE

How is biodiversity an indicator of ecosystem health?

An ecosystem consists of interacting biotic and abiotic components. It contains food web, a hierarchical arrangement of organisms showing matter and energy flow. The complexity of food web is an…