# What is Satrapi’s style of writing in Persepolis?

**PERSEPOLIS: THE STORY OF A CHILDHOOD**

**What is Satrapi’s style of writing in Persepolis?**

Satrapi is writing a graphic memoir (a narrative recounted from memory). She’s the artist and the author of the tale, balancing the words and images to present a visually-driven tale of her…

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**RENAISSANCE LITERATURE**

**What impact did the so-called “Renaissance” have on English poetry of that period?**

The word “Renaissance” — closely related to a very similar Italian word of the period — suggests the idea of “rebirth.” The term refers to a rebirth of interest in Greek and Roman culture,…

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**SCIENCE**

**What is Bell’s palsy & is it treatable?**

There are nerves that control facial movement. When someone has Bells Palsy, the nerve that controls facial movement has become swollen. This occurs on one side of the face. Bells Palsy can last…

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**THE KITE RUNNER**

**How is Hassan’s reaction to the story a metaphor for Amir’s life?It’s talking about Amir’s first…**

Hassan’s reaction to hearing the reading of Amir’s first short story is that of extreme exhuberance. He predicts that Amir will become a famous writer some day, and Amir’s life eventually unfolds…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**Which aspects of the descriptions of the guests at the party reveal his feelings about most of…**

Concerning The Great Gatsby, you don’t identify which character you mean by “his,” so your question is difficult to interpret and answer. By his, I imagine you mean Gatsby, Nick, or the writer,…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**What is “the lord of the flies” in Lord of the Flies?**

“The Lord of the Flies” is a reference to Beezelbub, one of the princes of Hell. In William Golding’s novel Lord of the Flies, the pig’s head that is mounted on the stick in the forest is the…

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**BUSINESS**

**What is the location & competition factors, If a person want to open a retail store…**

Well, there are a number of questions this person would want to ask before opening. Location: What is the average age and income demographic of the area I’m looking at? The store would not only…

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**1984**

**In Orwell’s 1984, how do the living quarters and style of the Inner Party members differ from the…**

Society in Oceania, one of the three superstates of Orwell’s dystopia, is a hierarchy of three rigid classes: At the apex is the Outer Party; corresponding to the old middle class is the Outer…

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**THE BOOK THIEF**

**Would you have acted in the same manner as a character in The Book Thief? Describe an event and…**

One of the events that stands out in The Book Thief is the moment when the prisoners are being marched through town by the Nazi officers on the way to Dachau. All the prisoners are starving and…

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**A SEPARATE PEACE**

**In A Separate Peace, what do you think of Gene’s and Finny’s relationship?**

Very interesting question. This is one my students and I discuss every time I teach the novel. There are many different answers to this; just like any work of literature, this novel is subject to…

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**HISTORY**

**Why did american business seek new markets in the early 1900’s?**

There are at least a couple of important reasons for this. First of all, businesses are just about always seeking new markets. That is just what businesses do. Second (and this is probably the…

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**RELIGION**

**If Jesus died on the cross who woke up in the grave?answer that**

If you believe in the Christian religion, then there is no problem here. If you do not believe in the Christian religion, then you have no reason to take their beliefs on faith and you will not…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**Will somebody please give me feedback on my college essay! (Pretty short)Dear Roommate,Let me…**

Okay. Not bad – actually – cute intro, good use of parallelism and big vocabulary. I like your Bollywood idea – and I hope your reader knows Bollywood because it is a little obscure and possibly…

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**PRIDE AND PREJUDICE**

**How can Pride and Prejudice be read as a satire?**

Pride and Prejudice does offer a myriad of humorous characters, situations, and outcomes that are a reflection of Jane Austen’s own views of society. The character of Mr. Collins for example, is…

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**MATH**

**Prove that1/a^2, 1/b^2, 1/c^2 are in G.P. if a,b,c are in G.P.**

To prove that 1/a^2, 1/b^2, 1/c^2 are the consecutive terms of a g.p., we’ll have to demonstrate that: 1/b^2 = sqrt[1/(a^2*c^2)] (1) From enunciation, we have the constraint that a,b,c are the…

**SCIENCE**

**Can our muscles contract a week before menstruation?**

If you are asking whether or not one can experience pain and bloating in the lower abdomen in the week preceding menstruation than the answer is yes, some people do. So what causes this? Well, a…

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**A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS**

**Why does the author of A Thousand Splendid Suns make the change in the fourth part of the novel…**

Excellent question! In the fourth part of the novel, the tone finally turns to a more hopeful one. Laila discovers that Tariq is alive; she and Mariam escape Rasheed (though it is through…

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**MATH**

**Find the value of x for which x+9, x-6, 4 are the firs three terms of a G.P. and calculate the…**

x+9, x-6, 4 are terms in a G.P ==> x-6 = (x+9)*r ==> r= (x+9)/(x-6) ==> 4= (x-6)*r ==> r= 4/(x-6) ==> (x-6)^2 = 4(x+9) ==> x^2 – 12x + 36 = 4x + 36 ==> x^2 -16x = 0 ==>…

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**HENRY**

**Why is the ending of “After Twenty Years” tragic?how the story takes a turn and the happy ending…**

To me, this ending is tragic because it shows us how two people who used to be best friends have grown apart. And it is tragic because it forces one of the two best friends to actually take away…

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**LITERATURE**

**why we shold read literature?is it necessary to read lit . if yes than wht change it brought in…**

Years ago Adele Davis wrote a book on nutrition entitled, You Are What You Eat. Likewise, you are what you read. In literature there are countless moral lessons that people learn as well as find…

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**MATH**

**If a,b,c are in G.P. prove that a^2, b^2, c^2 are in G.P.**

It is given that a,b and c are in GP. If we use the basic property of a GP that the ratio of any two consecutive terms is the same, we get c/b=b/a. We also know that if two numbers are equal their…

**THE UNVANQUISHED**

**What is the style of The Unvanquished by William Faulkner?**

There are a few ways to discuss the style of this novel. To speak generally, this novel employs modernist methods of story-telling (and explores modernist themes). Characteristics of the novel that…

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**MATH**

**If 1/(x+y), 1/2y, 1/(y+z) are in A.P. prove that x,y,z are in G.P.**

To prove that x,y,z are the consecutive terms of a g.p., we’ll have to demonstrate that: y = sqrt(x*z) y^2 = x*z From enunciation, we have the constraint that 1/(x+y), 1/2y, 1/(y+z) are the…

**MATH**

**The sum of the first three terms of G.P. is 7 and sum of their squares is 21. Calculate first…**

Let a1, a2, a3 be terms in a G.P a1+a2+a3 = 7 a1^2 + a2^2 + a3^2 = 21 But we know that: a1= a1 a2= a1*r a3= a1*r^2 ==> a1+ a2 + a3 = a1+ a1r+ a1r^2 = 7 = a1(1+r + r^2) = 7 Now let us…

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**AS YOU LIKE IT**

**Describe the love between Rosalind and Orlando in As You Like It?**

First of all, Rosalind and Orlando are not “it.” They are human characters in Shakespeare’s play As You Like It. In Act I, they meet when Orlando is in a wrestling match against a much bigger…

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**MATH**

**The sum of three numbers in G.P. is 13/12 and their product is -1. Which are these numbers ?**

Let a1,a2,a3 be part of a G.P ==> a1 + a2 + a3 = 13/12…. (1) ==> a1*a2*a3 = -1…………(2) But: a1 = a1 a2= a1*r a3 = a1*r^2 ==> a1+ a2 + a3 = a1 + a1*r + a1*r^2 ==> a1 + a1r +…

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**MATH**

**The first term of a G.P. is 1. The sum of the third and fifth term is 90. Calculate the common…**

a1, a2, a3, ….. is a geometric progression. We know that: a1= 1 a3 + a5 = 90 But: a3= a1*r^2 = r^2 a5 = a1 *r^4 = r^4 ==> r^2 + r^4 = 90 ==> r^4 + r^2 – 90 =0 ==> (r^2 + 10) (r^2 – 9) =…

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**ROMANTICISM**

**“CLASSICISM is Health, ROMANTICISM a Disease.” Please comment.Please answer in detail**

The statement is quite interesting. In my mind, it makes the argument that the totality and sense of complete transcendence that was offered in the Enlightenment age was needed as a condition of…

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**IN THE TIME OF THE BUTTERFLIES**

**What does The Flame Tree represent in the book In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia…**

In this chapter narrated by an adolescent Patria, the image of the flame tree represents Patria herself–as a blossoming young woman. The flame tree shows its bright red flowers in the springtime…

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**MATH**

**Write the series whose nth term is 5*2^( n+1). The series is a geometric progression ?**

an = 5*2^(n+1) a1 = 5*2^2 = 4*4 = 20 a2 = 5*2^3 = 5*8 = 40 a3= 5*2^4 = 5*16 = 80 a4= 5*2^5 = 5*32 = 160 Then: 20, 40, 80, 160, ….. is a Geometric Progression with ratio between terms is r = 2

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**GRAMMAR**

**Use coordination and subordination to combine the short sentences below into one…**

You should not have put a comma in front of “and” — it is not used to cooridinate a 2nd independent clause, you are only joining two verbs (read and appreciate). As for the last sentence, you…

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**MATH**

**Which term of the series 1/4-1/2+1+…is 256?**

1/4 – 1/2 + 1 – 2 + 4 …. a1= 1/4 a2 = -1/2 a3 = 1 …. an =(1/4)* [(-2)^(n-1)] Now to find the term 256 ==> 256 = (1/4) * (-2)*(n-1) Multiply by 4 ==> 1024 = -2^(n-1) ==> 2^10 =…

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**THE WEDNESDAY WARS**

**Why is Mrs. Baker so “anti-holiday” in Wednesday Wars?**

I don’t think Mrs. Baker is necessarily “anti-holiday;” it is just that this year, the holidays, to her, serve as such a strong reminder that her husband is away fighting a war. The holidays are…

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**THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST**

**Any suggestions on what a good thesis would be for a critical review of the play “The Importance…**

There are many themes to explore in the play. A good thesis would be the double standards of Victorian fanatic prudishness versus and the hypocritical upper classes. In the play we see how openly…

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**MATH**

**Given the sequence 3, 6, 12, 24, … calculate the 9th and the nth terms of the sequence .**

3,6,12,24,….. We note that the constance term is r= 2 a1= 3 a2= 3*r = 3*2 = 6 A3= 3*r^2 = 3*2^2 = 3*4 = 12 a4 = 3*r^3 = 3*8 = 24 ….. a9= 3*r^8 = 3*2^8 = 3*256 = 768 an = 3^r^(n-1)= 3*2^(n-1)

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**MATH**

**Write the equation of the hyperbola if the short axis is 2*sqrt20 and the point M(10,-sqrt5) is…**

The equation for the hyperbola is: x^2/a^2 – y^2/b^2 = 1 let b be the short semi- axis ==> b = 2sqrt20/2 = sqrt20 Now substitute in the equation: ==> x^2/a^2 – y^2/20 = 1 M(10.-sqrt5) is on…

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**MATH**

**Write the equation of ellipse if the distance between two foci is 8 and the long axis is 10.**

The standard form of the ellipse is: x^2/a^2 + y^2/b^2 = 1 let a be long semi axis: log axis = 10 ==> semi-axis a = 10/2 = 5 But we know that the distance =8 ==> c= 8/2 = 4 We know that: a^2…

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**MATH**

**Write the equation of the ellipse if the long axis is 10 and short axis is 4.**

The standard form of the sellipse is: x^2/a^2 + y^2/b^2 = 1 Let a be the long semi-axis and b the short semi-axis long axis = 10 ==> semi-axis a = 10/2 = 5 Short axis = 4 ==> semi axis b =…

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**BUSINESS**

**What is arbitration and explain in detail?**

Arbitration, often called alternative dispute resolution is a means of settling a dispute between parties instead of one of the parties filing a civil lawsuit. Several benefits of arbitration are…

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**BUSINESS**

**What is the cause of disputes and the contractual means use for resolving them?**

It is a very general question. There are almost an unlimited variety of disputes that are possible. If we consider the disputes related to contracts only, then also the number of types of disputes…

**HAMLET**

**What idea does shakespeare develop regarding the individual in the midst of conflict? What does…**

Concerning Shakespeare’s Hamlet, you can think of characters dealing with conflict in order to analyze what ideas are revealed concerning a person in the midst of conflict. First, Hamlet is in the…

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**BUSINESS**

**Explain labor-contractual negotiations.**

Labor contract negotiations occur when the labor force of an industry feel that they are being treated unfairly and choose to negotiate with the company or industry for things such as better wages,…

**MATH**

**If the first two terms of H.P. are 2/5 and 12/13 find the largest term of the H.P.**

2/5 , 12/13, …. a1= 5/2 a2= 13/12 Let us find the ratio between terms: r= 13/12 – 5/2 = (13-30)/12= -17/12 Then: an = a1+ (n-1)*(-17/12) = (5/2) + 17/12 – 17n/12 = (30+17 – 17n)/12…

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**GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL**

**How does Diamond explain the fact that domesticable American apples and grapes were not…**

Diamond explains that it is unlikely that Native Americans would have overthrown their traditional nomadic hunting-gathering existence to settle down into a sedentary food-producing way of life…

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**SCIENCE**

Atherosclerosis is also called hardening of the arteries. Typically, the artery walls thicken due to buildup of cholesterol. A buildup occurs in the walls of the arteries known as plaque. It is…

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**MATH**

**Find the 10th and nth terms of the sequence 4,30/7,60/13,…**

4/1, 30/7 , 60/13, ….. Let us write as follow: 1/4, 7/30, 13/60 Now let us calculate the ratio between terms. r= 7/30 – 1/4 = 13/60 – 7/30 = (28-30)/120 = 13-14/60 r = -1/60 = -1/60 Then: a1=…

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**SCIENCE**

**what are the web development solution?**

Web development solution provided by the Website design and development company. We are providing the web development solution in all the CMS like Joomla, Magento and Drupal. For more details…

**THE FIREBIRD**

**Who are the other major characters in The Firebrand besides Kassandra**

The Firebrand is an age old epic that stipulates the Goddess centered values of Kassandra and her advisors. It is an Amazonian story full of twists and turns. Kassandra’s mother was Hecuba who…

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**THE TYRANNY OF THE MAJORITY**

**How does Guinier’s view of tyranny of the majority differ from Madison’s?**

I think that the major difference between the two is that Madison believed that the tyranny of the majority was something that could be overcome while Guinier seems to believe that it is something…

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**PAMELA**

**Why does the character Pamela, in Samuel Richardson’s novel “Pamela”, keeps on saying repeatedly…**

Pamela, in Samuel Richardson’s novel “Pamela”, keeps on saying repeatedly that she is innocent because she faces every problem and throughout the novel she maintains her virtue.