What is the central conflict in “Interpreter of Maladies” by Jhumpa Lahiri?

# What is the central conflict in “Interpreter of Maladies” by Jhumpa Lahiri?

• THE OPEN WINDOW

Based on what Vera says, how does she feel about Framton’s hurried exit from the house in “The…

Based on what Vera says, I think that she was probably pretty happy when Framton Nuttel ran out of the house in a great fright. I do not think that she knew that would happen, but I think she was…

What is the central conflict in “Interpreter of Maladies” by Jhumpa Lahiri?

Mr. Kapasi’s unhappiness stems from his son’s recent death. His loneliness and personal disdain for his life make him vulnerable to Mrs. Das. This is the beginning of the conflict that occurs…

• MATH

You have a 500 metre roll of fencing and a large field. You want to construct a rectangular…

Let the sides of the playground be x an y Then the area : A = x *y But we know that the perimeter should be 500 m ==> 2x + 2y = 500 ==> x + y = 250 ==> y= 250 – x ……….(1) Now…

• LAURA INGALLS WILDER

What is the plot of the novel The First Four Years?

The First Four Years is the final (and unfinished) book in the “Little House” series by Laura Ingalls Wilder. The primary storyline follows Laura’s marriage to Almanzo Wilder, the birth of their…

• MATH

How do I graph the inverse of this function y=-1x+2?There is a graph, and I found the equation:…

y = -x+2 is the given line. Now we get x from this : We solve for x or make x as subject: So add x : y+x = 2. Subtract y: x = 2-y. This is the inverse x depending on y . However we graph x on y…

• SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT

How are the heroes Sir Gawain (in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight) and Beowulf (in Beowulf)…

In his own way, each hero represents the values of his culture. Beowulf represents the warrior colde of the Anglo Saxons: bravery, loyalty, physical strength. Gawain represents the chivalric…

• SCIENCE

Negative Effects of CaffeineI’m writing a write up for he negative effects of caffeine, under the…

Caffeine is a central-nervous system stimulant that occurs naturally in a number of plants. In the plant kingdom, it actually serves as a natural form of pest control. It is such a powerful…

• STAYING FAT FOR SARAH BYRNES

“They all had a look, as if something important had been peeled away. And you got the feeling…

This happens when Moby goes to visit Sarah in the hospital after her break down. He is remembering when he visited his cousin there one time after he (the cousin) had attempted suicide by…

• BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON

In “By the Waters of Babylon,” what kind of conflict is described in the last full paragraph on…

You would benefit from specifying which specific paragraph you are referring to, as everyone will have different editions of this short story or it will be in a different collection. However, I…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

In William Goldings Lord of the Flies what are three reasons shown in the text how Goldings…

One of my favorites is the contrast between the naval officer that comes to rescue the boys, his disappointment in how the boys appear to be fighting with each other and unorganized, while of…

• A CANTICLE FOR LEIBOWITZ

Draw a connection in terms of hopes or fears among Canticle for Leibowitz.

I think that the fundamental question that is posed in the novel is whether or not one has faith in human beings to avoid the problems of the past and not repeat it. The premise offered is that…

In “The Cask of Amontillado,” do you think the character Montresor is psychologically unstable?

This depends a whole bunch on how you would define “psychologically unstable.” Overall, I would say that he does not fit my definition of that term. You could argue that he is unstable because…

• BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON

What is the allusion in the title of “By the Waters of Babylon”?

The allusion in the title of this story is to Psalms 137 in the Bible. You can see a link to it below. This is a psalm in which the people of Israel are lamenting while they are being kept captive…

• FAHRENHEIT 451

What is Montag trying to remember on the subway in Fahrenheit 451?

I think that it is actually more accurate to say that Montag is trying to memorize something on the subway instead of saying that he is trying to remember. What he is trying to memorize is a…

• BOYS AND GIRLS

What is the conflict in ‘‘Boys and Girls’’?

The main conflict in this story is person vs. society, specifically the narrator resisting the idea that she must behave the way society says she must. Her mother reinforces this idea by…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Why did Cal talk colored talk when she was at her church even though she knew better in To Kill…

You can only ask one question at a time. As editors we are required to edit your question when you enter several in one. Cal explains to the kids her reasoning for talking one way at her church and…

• JULIUS CAESAR

How is Brutus death less honorable than that of Cassius?I need to write an essay on how Brutus…

Brutus’s death can be viewed as less honorable than Cassius’s death because Brutus is essentially going against everything he previously stated. Also, Brutus cannot actually commit the act of…

• SCIENCE

What three conditions would make one apply Benoulli’s Equation?

Bernoulli’s principle states that when the velocity of a fluid increases there is a corresponding decrease in the pressure exerted by it. This is one of reasons that allow airplanes to fly. The…

• HISTORY

Do you think it would have been possible for the united states to abolish slavery without the…

Abolishing Slavery in the U.S.: Yes, certainly. The rest of the world has done so, some before 1865, some since. But without war it would not have been possible to destroy the political power of…

• FAHRENHEIT 451

In Fahrenheit 451, Faber says: “Let the war turn off the ‘families.’ Stand back from the…

What Faber is saying here is that their society is like a giant centrifuge. A centrifuge spins and makes things separate from one another because of the force that is exerted by the spinning. The…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What do we learn about Maycomb, Atticus Finch and his family in Chapter one of To Kill a…

“Maycomb was a tired old town then.” This chapter paints a picture of Maycomb to help us imagine the 30s during the Depression. People moved slow, the heat of the era brought grew beads of sweat…

• RELIGION

What is the significance of Jesus’ transfiguration?

Jesus transfiguration represents much to the Christian. First, it symbolizes the fact that Christ intends to return because during the transfiguration, he promised he would return again and his…

• MATH

Solve equation 3xsquared-18x=-3

We use the symbol ^ for the power. Then: 3x^2 – 18x = -3 Add 3: ==. 3X^2 – 18 + 3 = 0 Now divide by 3: ==> x^2 – 6x + 1 = 0 ==> x1= [6 + sqrt(32]/2 = 3 + 2sqrt2 ==> x2= 3 – 2sqrt2

• MACBETH

In Act III, we see that Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are not happy and that their relationship is…

At the beginning of the play, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are a close and loving couple. By Act III, this relationship no longer exists. Macbeth doesn’t share his plans with his wife to kill Banquo…

• TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE

Describe three key moments in morrie’s childhood, and how did each help define his outlook later…

If I were doing this assignment, I would focus on: 1. The death of Morrie’s mother. Morrie internalizes his grief because he doesn’t know how to share it with others. He is stuck in the denial…

• HISTORY

How did the Declaration of Independence and the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen…

I think that Locke’s document had a profound influence on the construction of Jefferson’s. It seemed as if Jefferson did a good job of borrowing Locke’s ideas and bring them into the Colonial…

• HAMLET

What is an introduction to “the role of women” topic as presented by Shakespeare in the play,…

I think that this topic would find a great deal of resonance in Shakespeare’s play. It is evident that “the role of women” topic is something that has been discussed or distilled in your class and…

• RICHARD CORY

What is the poetic form of the poem “Richard Cory” by Edwin Arlington Robinson?

Edward Arlington Robinson’s “Richard Cory” is a narrative poem that has an ironic perspective. In this narrative, Richard Cory is submerged in the fastidious, and, as such, is perceived…

• SCIENCE

1) What are five functions of the human body cell?

Cells are the unit of structure and function for all living things, according to the cell theory. Therefore, cells can carry out various functions to promote life. For example, cells can carry out…

• BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON

What is the main idea of “By the Waters of Babylon?”

In my opinion, the main idea of this story is that science and technology are a two-edged sword. They can help us, but they can also do great harm to us. We can see that John’s people would in…

• A DOLL’S HOUSE

In A Doll’s House, describe the relationship between Torvald and Nora.

Of course, your question relates to the theme of the story and Ibsen’s original intention in writing this excellent play. In A Doll’s House, the position of females in Ibsen’s time is examined and…

• ULYSSES

Who is Ulysses in the Tennyson poem, “Ulysses”?

This is a loaded question. I think that one could write pages or books upon this question. In the Tennyson poem, “Ulysses” refers to the Greek hero who had to battle through adversaries of all…

• NIGHT

Why are there no thoughts of revenge after the liberation in Night?

The most obvious answer to this question would be where does Eliezer begin to demand for revenge? Where does he start? When the narrative ends, he stares back at the reflection in the mirror and…

• OF MICE AND MEN

Discuss the ways in which characters communicate with each other in Of Mice and Men.

Characters in this novel speak directly with each other, give insinuations, and use gestures. For example, to illustrate that George and Lennie have gestures that provide meaning to each other,…

• A DEATH IN THE FAMILY

In the book ” A Death in the Family”, is the Climax of the story when the family is waiting to…

The answer would be “yes”. We get a lot of foreshadowing at the end of Chapter 2, when the car is mentioned and we, as readers, almost can figure it out what is going to happen next. As Mary and…

• A DEATH IN THE FAMILY

In the story “A Death in the Family”, who is the protagonist?

In the story “A Death in the Family” the protagonist is Rufus, because the action revolves around the series of events that occur as a result of the death of his father, whose name was Jay. In a…

• THE TELL-TALE HEART

What are all the themes in “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe?

In Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart”, we do see a variety of dark themes as are par for the course with Poe, but in particular we see guilt and the question of sanity. Our narrator has this…

• A DEATH IN THE FAMILY

Is the book A Death in the Family by James Agee written in third- person omniscient?

The story has multiple first-person narrators. Each of the main characters and some of the minor characters tell the story from his or her perspective at different points in the narrative. The…

• MATH

Find the points of intersection of the curve xy=6 and the the line y=9-3x

xy = 6 ==> y1= 6/x ……..(1) y2= 9- 3x ………..(2) intersection point for y1 and y2 is when y1= y2 ==> 9-3x = 6/x multiply by x: ==> 9x – 3x^2 = 6 ==> 3x^2 – 9x +6 = 0 Divide by…

• HISTORY

What are the priniciples of government embodied in the United States Constitution?

I am sure your text has a list of principles it wants you to know. When I teach government, I say that the Constitution embodies the following principles: Limited government — the government may…

• ANIMAL FARM

How can I approach a deconstruction of George Orwell’s Animal Farm? How can I approach a…

I think you are asking how you might pick this piece apart and look at what elements have been put together to ensure the book’s ultimate meaning. I would begin by looking at the characters who…

• DEATH OF A SALESMAN

In Death fo a Salesman, what emotions and feelings does willy evoke in the audience by the end of…

As the first act ends, Willy remains largely sympathetic. The details revealed about his character thus far suggest a man who is at loose ends, experiencing difficulty as a parent and as a…

• THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

Could you summarize the story “The Gift of the Magi”?

“The Gift of the Magi” is the story of Jim and Della, a couple who is getting ready for Christmas at a time when they don’t really have very much. Both of them are willing to sacrifice their most…

• ESSAY LAB

I need to write a report on illegal immigrants and health care. This is what I have so far. I…

OK, we could use a little more information, such as what type of essay this is, and what question or prompt you are being asked. If I assume this is a persuasive essay either for or against…

• ESSAY LAB

How do I cite a whole paragraph using MLA?One paragraph of my essay is a summary of a short…

If you are summarizing the short story in your own words, it is the same thing as paraphrasing any other information in the paper. You have a couple options. You can include the source…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What are the pros and cons of a plea bargain arrangement?

The main advantage of the plea bargain system is that, in cases where the suspect is very likely guilty, and very likely to be convicted, we avoid the expense and time necessary to achieve a very…

• ELIZABETHAN DRAMA

Why were Elizabethans so obsessed with the human brain?

The most basic reason for the Elizabethans’ obsession with the human brain may well have come from their changing perceptions of the world and man’s place in it. Remember that the Elizabethan era…

• MATH

Solve for x if the numbers are in arithmetic progression . 1+sqrtx, 2-sqrtx,1+2sqrtx.

1+sqrtx, 2-sqrtx , 1+2sqrtx Since these are terms of an A.P , then: (2-sqrtx) – (1+sqrtx) = (1+2sqrtx) – (2-sqrtx) Now let us simplify: 2 – sqrtx -1 – sqrtx = 1 + 2sqrtx – 2 + sqrtx Combine like…

• MATH

What is the sum of the terms of the series 2 , 6 , 10 , .. , 402 ?

S = 2 + 6 + 10 + ….. + 402 Let 2, 6, 10, …, 402 be a series such that: s1= 2*1 = 2 s2= 2*3 = 6 s3 = 2*5 = 10 ….. sn = 2*(2n-1) = 402 ==> 4n – 2 = 402 ==> 4n = 404 ==> n = 101 We…