What is mysticism in Chaim Potok’s The Chosen?

What is mysticism in Chaim Potok’s The Chosen?

  • FAHRENHEIT 451

Can someone please help me figure out what Montag is talking about when he says the following…

What Montag is saying is that he believes that his society has screwed itself up. He is hoping that books can prevent it from continuing to make the same mistakes. As far as what mistakes he is…

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  • THE CHOSEN

What is mysticism in Chaim Potok’s The Chosen?

In this novel, there is one part in which Reuven’s father explains Danny’s father’s (Reb Saunders) beliefs to him. Reuven does not understand why Danny and his father do not talk, why Reb is…

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  • THE CHOSEN

Explain Irgun Terrorism from The Chosen.

At the end of World War II (1948) the Allies decided to create the state of Israel to give the Jews a country of their own. This was done, in part, to try to make up for the Holocaust and restore…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

Please provide a few quotes that show Huck fighting society and Huck is going back to society in…

You can have your choice of quotes by reading the first and last chapter in this novel. In the first chapter, we see that this novel starts off where The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ended. Huck has…

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  • THE THINGS THEY CARRIED

What do you think about Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried?

I am not sure if you’re referring to the short story “The Things They Carried” or the collection of O’Brien’s short stories that shares the same title, so I will respond to your question as if…

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  • SCIENCE

If 1 decimeter = 0.1 meter how do if figure 1 dm = ? millimeterAlso would I use this same formula…

Because the metric system is completely decimalized, it is not too hard to convert from one measure to another. All you have to do is to move the decimal point the correct number of places in the…

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  • THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

Support the statement that none of the characters want to hurt Janie in Their Eyes Were Watching…

Most of the characters in Their Eyes Were Watching God look out for Janie’s best interest even though their methods may not always provide her with the best opportunities. For example, early in…

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  • LITERATURE

What were the subjects common to the poetry of the Cavalier and the Methaphysical poets?

The Cavalier poets and the Metaphysical poets are two distinct groups. The former wrote in a highly romantic mode about the courtly tradition of love and the demonstration of love through various…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

How does Miller characterize Parris in The Crucible?

To me, Miller shows Rev. Parris as something of a weak man. He characterizes Parris as someone who will go along with what the public wants but who is also very protective of his image in the eyes…

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  • MACBETH

Identify, quote, and explain lines that fit in with the clothing motif in Act 3 Scene 4 of Macbeth.

In Act 3 Scene 4 of Macbeth, Banquo’s ghost returns to haunt Macbeth. But–to my knowledge–there are no “clothing” motifs in the play. In the scene, however, there is a reference to the dagger…

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  • ARTS

I am trying to identify a photo I have that was taken by Harry Callahan. Any assistance as to…

What I would do if I were you is to scan the photograph (I reckon it would be a daguerrotype) and upload it in just about every website you can find. However, list the following characteristics of…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are the political and economic factors involved in educational problems?What are the…

Again, this is a matter of opinion. You can argue that our educational system favors the better-off of society and disfavors the poor. Our system pours more resources into the schools that need…

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  • THE KITE RUNNER

I need help defining characters in The Kite Runner.The kite tournament is a central event in the…

Choose a character about whom you strongly feel. When I read the novel, I appreciated Amir’s honesty in telling his story, so if this were my assignment, I would choose him as the character of…

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  • THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

Santiago says nothing beat him except that he went too far out. Hemingway’s message is that his…

Wow. You have a lot going on here for such a short story. Destroyed and defeated seem to be the essential words in The Old Man and the Sea, and they probably hold the key to answering your own…

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  • SCIENCE

Why is it when you have an elevated blood pressure at the doctor’s office they want to take it…

The blood pressure of any person is also dependent on the nature of physical efforts being made by the body of the individual. The blood pressure is minimum when the body is making minimum physical…

  • THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

What does Hemingway have in mind when he talks about “one perfect sentence” in this novel?

This is three questions, and you only get one. I’ll address the third, and you’ll have to find what you think might be the perfect sentence according to Hemingway. You’re not looking for one…

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  • THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

Evaluate the author’s choice of the third-person omniscient point of view with regard to the…

The Old Man and the Sea is a novella which is about exactly what the title says; just add a big fish, and that’s the essence of the storyline or plot. What happens between the old man, the sea,…

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  • SCIENCE

people that live at higher altitudes, do they have any different body structures or functions?

they have different body functions because of their breathing. the air at a high altitude that is breathed in could hurt someones regular body functions

  • NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, AN AMERICAN SLAVE

How was Douglass’s view on education different from his masters’ as told in Narrative of the Life…

Douglass’s view on education differs from that of his masters in terms of content and accessibility. Because formal education is made unavailable to slaves, Douglass sees “education” partly in…

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  • WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Can you suggest any speeches by Shakespearian characters about the importance of appreciating…

Why not check out Hyman’s wedding speech speech in Act V, scene 4 of As You Like It. Another possibility is Oberon’s speech in Act V, scene 1 of A Midsummer Night’s Dream when he blesses the…

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  • THE WANDERER

How does the kenning “gold-lord” help you understand the Wanderer’s goal in The Wanderer?

In the Anglo-Saxon poem, “The Wanderer,” “gold-lord” is a kenning that describes what the Wanderer is searching and hoping for. A kenning is a compressed metaphor that is an attempt by the poet to…

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  • THE BOOK THIEF

In The Book Thief, what are three events leading to the climax?

Note that there are more than three events leading to the climax of The Book Thief since many things occur in the rising action of the novel. The climax of the book occurs very near the end of the…

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  • LOIS LOWRY

What is the time, place, conflict, and genre of Messenger by Lois Lowry?

Messenger is the third in a trilogy of fantasy novels beginning with The Giver. Since it is fantasy, there is no specific time or place in which the story occurs. The future (from the first novel’s…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Advantage and disadvantage of immigration law?

It would help if you could tell us what aspect of immigration law you want us to discuss. To me, one of the major problems with our immigration law is that it places an emphasis on families. It is…

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  • THE COLD EQUATIONS

Can you summarize the main events of the story “The Cold Equations”?

A starship makes the rounds of Earth’s colonies, adhering to a schedule from which it cannot deviate. When reports of a fever outbreak on the frontier planet Woden reach the starship, it drops off…

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What is social science? From prehistoric civilzation of Mesopotamia.describe details please not…

I am not really sure what you are asking. Social science is pretty much the same thing, no matter whether it has to do with the prehistoric civilization of Mesopotamia or some other time and…

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  • THE COLD EQUATIONS

Who are the characters in the story “The Cold Equations,” and what are their problems?

“The Cold Equations” by Tom Godwin is a futuristic story set in space. The story features only two main characters–Barton the pilot and a young girl named Marilyn who is a stowaway on Barton’s…

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  • ESSAY LAB

imagine that you are taking a ride on a very scary ghost train. Describe the experience, paying…

Is this a prompt given to your class by your teacher? I really think this question will best be answered by YOU – as only you know how you react to fear. Perhaps – for you – there is no such…

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  • CINEMA

In the movie Tucker A Man and His Dream, how did government involvement help and hurt Tucker?It…

I am not really certain about the helping role of government in the film. Coppola’s film really presents the idea that government is in collusion with big business to squeeze out the competition….

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  • SCIENCE

What are the causes congenital heart disease?

The exact cause of most congenital heart diseases is still unknown. Though, it is known that certain factors increase their risk.For instance, if there are similar conditions in the family, the…

  • MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA

How does the central character of Chiyo develop throughout Arthur Golden’s novel Memoirs of a…

Because the novel spans from Chiyo’s (or Sayuri) early childhood well into her adult and motherhood years, what we see is a logical progression of growing up away from home and learning to live…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

I have to write a double-entry journal on Lord of the Flies. How would I respond to a quotation…

So a double entry journal is essentially two columns on your piece of paper. Draw a line down the middle to note this. On the left side, write your quotes that you choose to analyze. On the right…

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  • BUSINESS

How do you find owner’s equity?

Owners’ equity is the difference between assets and liabilities. The first thing you will need to do for the calculation is to add all of the assets. The second thing you will need to do is to…

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  • MATH

How do I solve the math word problem below?A takes a bus or cab to school. On a rainy day, the…

We know that if two events A and B are independent, then P(AB) = P(A)P(B). So we will construct a 2 way table accordingly, where B = stands for bus, C for cab, R for rain and R’ for no rain…

  • THE KITE RUNNER

Would either of these make a good thesis for The Kite Runner?I was told to write a thesis for a…

Do you have to use the thesis statement for an essay, or is it solely for a visual? The answer to that question might help us better help you. I do agree with you that the second statement is…

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  • SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT

Do you think the Green Knight in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is meant to be seen as evil?

I don’t think the Green Knight in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a figure of evil at all. He entered King Arthur’s court uninvited, it’s true, but he came peacefully. He issued a challenge,…

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  • SCIENCE

Why do red blood cells swell/burst in an iso-osmotic solution?

The cell membrane is made of a lipid bi-layer with protein molecules embedded inside this bi-layer. It is selectively permeable and based on concentrations of substances inside and outside the…

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  • THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET

What is the symbolism in The House on Mango Street?

By far, the most prominent symbol in the book is the house itself. Look again at the chapter “Bums in the Attic.” There is a comparison of the small, crooked, drab house she actually lives in to…

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  • ESSAY LAB

Today there is a wide generation gap between parents and their children. Write an article on the…

If we are talking about the United States, I would say that there is actually less of a generation gap than in past years. However, if you have to write an article saying that it is big, I think…

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  • SCIENCE

On what part of the body is the columnar epithelial tissue located and what is its function?

Epithelial tissues one of the several kinds of tissues in bodies of humans and some other animals. These tissues cover the body and line the channels of the body such as respiratory tract,…

  • BEOWULF

In Beowulf, what are 10 kennings throughout the story?Example of kenning: Grendel – a fiend out…

A kenning, as you illustrated in the example in your question, is a poetic renaming or redescribing of the subject. Sometimes the kennings in Beowulf really jump out at the reader, sometimes…

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  • SCIENCE

On what part of the body is the Cuboidal epithelial tissue located and what is its function?

The epithelial tissues in human body are one of the major kinds of tissues that cover the outer surface and line cavities. These are made up of three different types of cells – cuboidal, columnar…

  • A THEORY OF JUSTICE

How does John Rawl’s book ” A Theory of Justice” relate to contemporary liberal theory?

Rawls’ claims are ones that strike at the very essence of political social discourse today. Take the most fundamental element of how justice is seen as fairness. This is something that is a major…

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  • SCIENCE

On what part of the body is the Stratified epithelial tissue located and what is its function?

Epithelium is a type of tissue in human bodies that covers its entire surface and lines its cavities. The epithelium is broadly divided in two types – simple epithelium and stratified epithelium -…

  • SCIENCE

On what part of the body is the Simple squamous epithelial tissue located and what is its function?

Simple squamous epithelium contains a single layer of thin irregularly shaped cells. Because the cells are very thin, substances like gases can readily pass through the single layer of cells. The…

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  • SCIENCE

On what part of the body is the Pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelial tissue located and…

Epthelium, of which pseudostratified epithelial tissue is a type, is the covering of internal and external body surfaces, including the lining of vessels and small cavities. It consists of cells…

  • SCIENCE

On what part of the body is the nervous tissue located?

Nervous tissue consists of brain tissue, cranial nerves, spinal nerves, and peripheral nerves contained in the different nervous systems. For example, the central nervous system or CNS is composed…

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  • SCIENCE

On what part of the body is the adipose tissue located?

Adipose tissue is fat cells. Everyone has a certain amount of fat cells, they are located in many areas of the body. For example, adipose tissue surrounds the kidneys and serves as a protective…

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  • SCIENCE

On what part of the body is the bone tissue located?

Bone tissue is found all over the body. The skull or cranium is bone tissue, it protects the brain. The vertebral column is bone tissue and it protects the spinal cord. The adult skeleton contains…

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  • SCIENCE

On what part of the body is the dense connective tissue located?

Connective tissue are tissues that support and connect other tissues. Dense connective tissue refers to the amount in a structure. Connective tissue is found all over the body. A few examples are:…

 


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