What is the ethical dilemma for prosectors that use high profile cases to make a name for…

What is the ethical dilemma for prosectors that use high profile cases to make a name for…

  • MACBETH

In Act V of Macbeth, the Doctor’s “Foul whisperings …” speech echos what, and what does Macbeth…

The Doctor’s speech about “Foul whisperings are abroad …” refers to Lady Macbeth’s sleepwalking fits in Act V. He explains: Unnatural deeds(65) Do breed unnatural troubles: infected minds To…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What is the ethical dilemma for prosectors that use high profile cases to make a name for…

I would say that there are not really special dilemmas for prosecutors in high profile cases — it is more that there is more of a temptation for prosecutors to commit violations of ethics because…

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  • WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

roman life Examine Shakespeare’s portrayal of Roman life and manners with reference to his Roman…

I don’t think Shakespeare’s portrayal is that far off, but that really is not the important thing. Shakespeare did not necessarily have access to as much information of historical accuracy as we…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

I figured I would do my research essay on “God vs. Science” for Frankenstein. Does anyone have…

Central to the thinking of the Romanticists is that reason is not the only path to truth–intuition is an important path–and that science can only instruct on how to do things. So, for your…

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  • RAPPACCINI’S DAUGHTER

In “Rappaccini’s Daughter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne, how does the narrator’s point of view reveal…

(Unfortunately, we are only able to answer one question per posting. Other questions must be submitted separately.) In terms of the narrator’s point of view, we learn several things throughout the…

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  • MACBETH

what are some quotes within macbeth that explain how power relates to theme in macbeth?

This question has already been answered. Here is a link for you: http://www.enotes.com/macbeth/q-and-a/there-any-quotations-from-era-william-shakespeare-295074

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  • OTHELLO

What does Othello’s final speech reveal about his character flaws and nature in Othello?

Othello is a play full of clever rhetoric, and Act V is no different. In fact, Act V mirrors Act I in terms of Othello’s verbal fireworks. His monologues in both acts may sound self-effacing, but…

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  • MARIANNE MOORE

Discuss the poem “What Are Years?” by Marianne Moore.

Every man is uncertain about the course of his life. God bestows each of his children with certain talents and gifts. These can serve as constraints or limitations. Hopefully, each person can…

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  • THE DESTRUCTORS

In “The Destructors,” what good qualities do the delinquents have?

This is an interesting question. In a story that is famed for its dysfunctional, nihilistic teenagers, their good qualities are not really examined! Still, I guess you can think about this question…

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  • CATCH-22

How would you explain Joseph Heller’s style in Catch-22 with textual evidence to support?

Satire is the key word of Joseph Heller’s novel, Catch-22. His cast of characters are almost uniformly treated in extreme exaggeration, and the key elements of satire–irony, social criticism, and…

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  • HISTORY

Can somebody please maybe help me with my DBQ. It is the DBQ from AP European History.

Not knowing what the exact DBQ is might prove to be a bit limiting in answering your question. I think that the basic guidelines that drive the writing of all DBQs might be in order here. The…

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  • ANTIGONE

What unusual or seemingly uncharacteristic things does Antigone say in her final scene in Antigone?

Antigone’s “crime” is that she has insisted on burying her brother Polynices, as ordained by the law of the gods, despite the decree that the king Creon has issued that no one should bury Polynices…

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  • THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY

How does the author develop the character of Simon Wheeler in “The Notorious Jumping Frog of…

In this excellent and classic example of a tall tale, the character of Simon Wheeler dominates in the way that he relates and shares his hilarious tale of the celebrated jumping frog. Key to this…

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  • HISTORY

How could you relate Ida M Tarbell to a bell tower?

This is not something that is unique to Ida Tarbell — it is more like a way to relate all of the muckrakers to a bell tower… anyway, if I had to answer this question, I would say that Tarbell,…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

why does reverend hale come to the proctors home? what does this scene reveal about hale’s role…

Reverend Hale comes to the Proctor’s home after Elizabeth was mentioned in court. He is there to check their devotion to the church and questions why John has been so often absent from church….

  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In the book To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Bob Ewell is a single father. How exactly did he…

How Bob Ewell became a single father is not stated in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. However, given the sordid and depressing and deprived environment in which the Ewell children live, it is…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Please summarize the Tom Robinson trial and explain the effect one character had on it.

Tom Robinson was a black man who was tried for, and convicted of, raping a white woman, Mayella Ewell. He was clearly innocent, as was proven by the most important character in the trial –…

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  • THE KITE RUNNER

In the book The Kite Runner, what are some quotes with explanations from chapters 20-25?

In Chapter 20 of The Kite Runner, Amir says, Returning to Kabul was like running into an old, forgotten friend and seeing that life hadn’t been good to him, that he’d become homeless and…

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  • ARTS

What is the message of the song, “I Will Always Love You” by Dolly Parton?

I think if you heard the Whitney Houston version of this song you’d recognize it as the theme song to the movie “The Bodyguard.” It surprises many people that the original song was written by…

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  • ALL MY SONS

If All My Sons is a play focusing on the breakdown of a family, how does Miller present Kate…

This is a great question. Kate Keller is a kind, sympathetic character who is nevertheless torn apart by what her husband has done and also by false hope of the eventual return of Larry. It is…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

How would you describe the island as conveyed in the novel Lord of the Flies?Based on the book by…

The island where the castaway boys land on Lord of the Flies would be considered a tropical paradise under most circumstances. Despite the terrible way in which the boys arrive, the island should…

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  • HISTORY

I am doing a time-line for AP World History and need to include 10 major technological advances…

This kind of list definitely involves some subjective chooses. I am Giving below some major technological developments from around 1450 to 1750. Year Technological Development 1440’s…

  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

I want to write a research paper about Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Would you please help…

I am going to infer from your interest in both writing a research paper and the questions that you list, that you are considering these questions as potential topics for this paper. There are a…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Early in Ch.12, Ralph says “It was an accident.” Compare this with Piggy back in Ch.10 when he…

When Piggy says it in Chapter Ten, he is talking about Simon. He says that he ought never to have come out of the woods like that when folks couldn’t see straight. But he wants to try and…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What is Simon’s theory about the beast? How well does he express it and how do others react to…

During his hallucination in the grove, Simon speaks to the beast and it tells him that, in the end, the beast is inside of all the boys. Their fear and their immaturity and their distance from…

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  • HAMLET

What subtopics can I use to show how women are portrayed in Hamlet?

In Hamlet, Ophelia and Gertrude are involved in subplots with Hamlet both on and off-stage. As well, they are the focus of two contrasting views of women. Here are some of the matchups and…

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  • FENCES

What are the themes of Fences?

I think that there are several themes to Wilson’s play. One has to be how dreams can be sources of inspiration as well as sources of repression. We can see this in the interplay between Troy and…

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  • PET SEMATARY

I have been having trouble understanding the plot of Pet Semetary. Can someone explain it to me?

This is one of my favorite books by Stephen King. It basically deals with the consequences of bringing the dead back to life. Louis Creed and his family move to Ludlow, Maine, and they meet the…

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  • SIX DAYS OF WAR

To what extent are current attitudes in Israel the product of the Six Day War in 1967?

First, many historians would argue that the Six-Day War did not produce current attitudes in or about Israel, but rather that the war and current attitudes are the result of the war for…

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  • HEART OF DARKNESS

In Heart of Darkness, how does Marlow feel about the young man he had working on the pipes of the…

Well, we are certainly given an insight into how important the “helmsman” was to Marlow when he is killed just as they are drawing into the Inner Station to meet with Kurtz and the natives fire a…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

Nick’s imagined first kiss between Daisy and Gatsby – what finality does it give Gatsby?im really…

This is a repeat question. Here is a link for you: http://www.enotes.com/great-gatsby/q-and-a/chapter-6-what-finality-does-he-create-when-he-15277

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  • RAY BRADBURY

What is a theme that appears often in Ray Bradbury’s work?I am reading the short stories “The…

While many of Bradbury’s short stories discuss the negative consequences of technology upon American families, the three stories that you have read possess a different set of similarities. Below…

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  • RUMBLE FISH

What are 10 quotes in the book Rumble Fish that show how Rusty James is scared of being or ending…

Although Rusty-James, the main character in Susan E. Hinton’s teen novel, Rumble Fish, acts tough and pretends that he can fend for himself, it is apparent that he worries about one day being…

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  • MACBETH

What three types of people does Porter think he’s letting into hell? How does each man represent…

Critics disagree with the purpose of the porter of Act II, Scene 3 in Macbeth: Some feel that he provides comic relief as well as suggesting insights into the them and the character of Macbeth,…

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  • GRAMMAR

Change the following examples into middle dictation : The eating utensil with prongs was…

Do you mean to change the examples into “middle diction”? Diction refers to word selection. If that is your question, it seems logical to me that the sentence can be changed in one of the…

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  • THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

Describe two main conflicts in The Importance of Being Earnest and how they compliment each other.

One conflict was that Lady Bracknell would not allow Gwendolyn to marry Jack. He was adopted and never knew his real parents. Because of this “problem” of his, he was denied her parents’ blessing….

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  • THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

Wilde uses inflated language when discussing trivial thing for humor. What is an example of this?

Most of this inflated language is embodied by Lady Bracknell, especially on Act I when she is conducting her interview on Jack Worthing to determine whether he is suitable enough for Gwendolen….

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  • THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

In battle of the sexes, which side do you consider “won” ?

Although both the guys and the ladies came nearly equal enough (they all got their partners and we can assume lived happily ever after), it was the males in the play that get the upper hand and…

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  • ITALIAN POETRY SINCE 1800

How would you tackle such an essay?The essay is about comparing the extent and ways the poems…

If I were to write an essay such as the one that lies before you, I would first of all give myself ample time to work on it. This is not a light-weight assignment, which you may already know. I…

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  • HISTORY

What steps did Abraham Lincoln take to avoid war?

I would say that Lincoln’s basic strategy for avoiding war was trying not to antagonize the South. He did this through his actions and through his words. In his inaugural address, Lincoln was very…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In chapter fourteen of To Kill a Mockingbird, cite examples of prejudice and lack of human…

Scout first overhears a comment in town one day that she doesn’t really understand: “They c’n go loose and rape up the countryside for all of ’em who run this country care.” Although Scout…

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  • PERSUASION

How does Jane Austen portray gender in her novel Persuasion?

Similar to her other novels, in Persuasion, Austen pinpoints differences in gender roles that were accepted in her society. However, she also points out that some people, regardless of gender, are…

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  • MACBETH

In Macbeth, how do Macbeth and Lady Macbeth show that the crown has not brought peace of mind?

For Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, the crown has definitely not brought peace of mind. Immediately following the murder of King Duncan, Macbeth is quite paranoid over the crime and continues to wonder…

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  • MATH

Which of the following functions satisfy the condition f(x) = f -1(x)?I) f(x) = -x II) f(x) =…

To determine which of the following are the inverse of the f(x): 1) If f(x) = -x. Let f^(-1) (x) = y. Then f(y) = x. But f(y) = -y by definition. So -y = x Or y = -x. Therefore f^(-1) (x) = x =…

  • MATH

Find the area of a triangle with vertices (5,6), (10,6) and (5,14).

We are given the vertices of the triangle as (5,6), (10,6) and ( 5,14). Now we first need to find the lengths of their sides. The length of side between (5,6) and (10,6) = sqrt[(10-5)^2 + (6-6)^2]…

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  • THE RED CONVERTIBLE

I’m confused as to what the central conflict is in “The Red Convertible?” Would it be Man vs Man…

The short story “The Red Convertible” by Louise Erdrich is filled with conflicts. There are examples of man vs. self with Henry, especially, as he struggles to find a way to return home and fit in…

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  • MATH

If sin(x) = -1/3 and Pi ≤ x ≤ 3Pi/2, then cot(2x) = ?

If Pi ≤ x ≤ 3Pi/2, then x is in the 3rd quadrant and the function cotangent is positive. Since the cot function is a ratio between cosine and sine functions,we need to calculate the cosine…

  • MATH

If x – 1, x – 3 and x + 1 are all factors of a polynomial P(x) of degree 3, which of the…

We are given that P(x) has factors (x-1), (x+1) and (x-3). We need to find which of x^2 +1 , x^2-1 and x^2- 4x +3 is also a factor of P(x). Now, (x+1)*(x-1) gives us (x^2 -1). Therefore as (x-1)…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What quotes from Romeo and Juliet describe Romeo’s appearance?

To get a physical description of Romeo like we would offer today will be difficult, but you can certainly retrieve descriptions that determine his emotional appearance which shows his body…

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  • MATH

If f(x)=(x-1)^2 and g(x)=x^1/2 then gof=?

We are given that f(x)=(x-1)^2 and g(x)=x^1/2. Now, to deterrmine the value for gof(x) we first have to find f(x) and substitute the result we get as the x value in g(x). Now we know that f(x) =…

 


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