What is the health care in the book The Giver?

What is the health care in the book The Giver?

  • HISTORY

What is an example of a long term change caused by Christopher Columbus?

The long term effects that are due to Christopher Columbus are the effects of what we call the Columbian Exchange. The Columbian Exchange was the exchange of plants, animals, germs, and the like…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, when and by whom are the following words spoken: “… but I…

This statement is made by John Proctor to Abigail Williams in Act One. John is a farmer and much respected and feared by the villagers in Salem. He is quite outspoken and direct in his criticism of…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

In the novel, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, explain how George is a mentor to Lennie in the…

The general definition of mentor is that it is a person who is wise and trusted who acts as a counsellor or that such is a person is a senior or influential individual who sponsors and supports…

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  • LYDDIE

What is a simile that reflects Lyddie’s experiences?

Katherine Paterson uses many similes and metaphors in Lyddie that help readers understand Lyddie’s experiences. The primary metaphor is that of facing down the bear. Interestingly, Paterson uses a…

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  • SCIENCE

What kingdom contains zooplankton?

Zooplankton belong to the Kingdom Protista. This kingdom contains many unicellular organisms which do not fit into any other kingdom. Protists are classified as any organism which is not an animal,…

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  • GRENDEL

In the novel Grendel, would “firelight flickering on the walls” be considered the use of kenning…

“Firelight flickering on the walls,” would certainly be alliteration as opposed to a kenning. You can check the enotes Guide to Literary Terms in the Literature Guides section to get these…

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  • HISTORY

In what year did the Trojan War begin?

The Trojan War was a war fought between the city of Troy on Asia Minor and Mycenaean Greece that was chronicled in Homer’s Illiad. The historicity of the Greek poet’s account has been fiercely…

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  • THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO

How does the book reflect China at that time in a political context?

Descriptions of the Chinese political structure are plentiful in The Travels of Marco Polo; additionally, the rich history of Mongol rule in China is well documented. In the book, Kublai Khan, the…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

Who keeps Odysseus captive for 7 years?

The goddess Calypso of Ogygia holds Odysseus captive on her island for 7 years. During the time he spends with her, Calypso falls in love with Odysseus (of course she does; he’s an Epic Hero!) and…

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  • POETRY

What is a metaphor about the sunset?

A metaphor simply means that you are describing something by saying that it is something else. For instance, I could say that “clouds are cotton candy.” Although I could not physically eat the…

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  • THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER

In the story The Fall Of The House Of Usher, What are the narrator’s first impressions as he…

In the very long opening paragraph to The Fall of the House of Usher, the narrator experiences darkness, depression, and dread as he draws closer and closer to the house of his old friend. The…

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  • HISTORY

Can you explain why Muhammad’s turning from Jerusalem and facing Mecca is a symbolic break with…

When Muhammad started the Muslim faith, he told his followers to pray while facing Jerusalem. Later, he changed his teaching, telling them to pray while facing Mecca. We can say that this was a…

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  • SCIENCE

If the universe is expanding, why don’t the sizes of the galaxies expand as well?

Good question. The reason that galaxies themselves don’t pull themselves apart is the same reason that planets are not pulling themselves apart — gravity. Galaxies are big. Really big. They…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How do other characters view Scout in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird?

Scout’s father, Atticus, shows affection and understanding toward his daughter throughout the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird”. He is all too familiar with her quick temper and propensity to…

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  • HISTORY

What were some of the negative effects (how did it fail or harm America’s goals and ideals) of…

The negative effects of the Seneca Falls Convention are really a matter of perspective. There are people who felt this was a very positive event, especially for women. At this time of the Seneca…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

Why is Octavius Caesar concerned about arriving in Rome in Julius Caesar?

Octavius Caesar is concerned about arriving in Rome after Caesar’s death because he thinks the conspirators will kill him next. Octavius was Antony’s grand-nephew, and was officially named his…

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  • RIKKI-TIKKI-TAVI

What are Rikki-Tikki-Tavi’s physical features in the story “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” from Rudyard…

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi from the story of the same name by Rudyard Kipling, was a mongoose. A mongoose is similar to a weasel with fur like a cat. This mongoose had pink eyes and a pink nose and four…

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  • SCIENCE

You can say that photosynthesis and cellular respiration are like two sides of the same coin…

Cellular respiration and photosynthesis are two sides of the same coin because these are complementary processes and feed other. Photosynthesis is the process by which sun’s light energy is…

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  • THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER

In “The Devil and Tom Walker” the word “ostentation” is used. What picture can be drawn to…

The word “ostentation” refers to showy or extravagant displays of wealth, character or other forms of social power, intended to impress others. In keeping with Tom’s character (in that he is a…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

Are superstition and foreshadowing similar?

Superstition is unjustified (or unverifiable) belief that one action will lead to another. An example is the old wives’ tale that if a black cat crosses your path, something awful is about to…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is the main difference (with page included) between the Ewells and the Cunninghams.

The main difference between the Cunninghams and the Ewells is one of ethics. The Cunninghams have personal pride and dignity, and they possess respect for people and the law; the Ewells have none…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is Harper Lee’s message about truths and lies in To Kill a Mockingbird?

This is a difficult question, because you are asking to give an author’s views from reading her book. Moreover, it is a rich book. So, I am sure that there will be many answers. Here are my…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

Discuss several of the influences in Steinbeck’s life that you think might become important…

John Steinbeck was born and raised in Salinas, California, the setting for Of Mice and Men. As a youth he worked as a ranch hand on the farms in the area. It is this experience he used in writing…

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  • YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN

How can I compare “Young Goodman Brown” with “A Rose for Emily”?

Both Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown” and Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily” use Gothic overtones to explore the main character’s place in society and their subsequent isolation from that society….

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  • A RAISIN IN THE SUN

Why did Mama believe George’s claim that investment was a good deal?

In Lorraine Hansberry’s play A Raisin in the Sun, Mama is the matriarch, or female familial leader, of the Youngers. George Murchinson is the wealthy suitor of Beneatha, Mama’s daughter….

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  • THE DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRL

In The Diary of Anne Frank how does Mr. Dussel endanger the lives of everyone in the Annex?

Dussel wanted a book about Mussolini and Miep almost got arrested. Mr. Dussel (real name Fritz Pfeffer) was not Anne’s favorite person when he joined the Annex. They were in hiding, and it was…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What answer does Scout get to the question: “What on earth was her life like?”

Scout observes as Atticus questions Mayella Ewell in court. Atticus speaks in a respectful manner to all women. Mayella is no exception. She becomes upset when he addresses her politely, such as…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are some examples of the theme race relations or racism in chapter twelve of To Kill a…

In chapter twelve, we read of Jem and Scout’s visit to Calpurnia’s church, First Purchase African M.E. Church. As they arrive, Not all welcome Jem and Scout warmly. One woman, Lula, objects…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What were Beatty’s and Granger’s major roles in the story?(2 each)

Both Beatty and Granger could be considered “keepers” of history. Beatty explains to Montag at the end of Part I about the past and how society became the way it is. He describes the…

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  • SCIENCE

A toaster converts _______ energy to ____________ energy

A toaster converts electrical energy to heat (or thermal) energy. A toaster is an electrical device used for making toasts. The process involves putting pieces of bread in the slots of a toaster…

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  • HARRISON BERGERON

At the end of “Harrison Bergeron,” how did you feel about Hazel and George?

The story ends with Hazel and George watching television. They have just seen their son Harrison get shot for claiming to be the Emperor, stripping himself of his handicaps and dancing with a…

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  • SCIENCE

Human impact of overhunting on tundra?

Tundra regions are characterized by low temperatures and short intervals of growth. Such regions are home to species such as fox, moose, reindeer, musk ox, etc. These areas are being exploited on…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, what feeling do both Tom and Atticus have for Mayella?

Both Atticus and Tom Robinson feel sorry for Mayella Ewell. This is noticeable when Atticus cross examines her and when Tom give his testimony. Atticus asks Mayella a number of questions about…

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  • SCIENCE

what would the displacement formula be if an object has constant acceleration and initial velocity

Hello! Denote the constant acceleration as aa and the initial velocity as V0.V0. Then the velocity of object as a function of time t will be V(t)=V0+a⋅tV(t)=V0+a⋅t (the velocity is changed constantly)….

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  • THE WEDNESDAY WARS

In The Wednesday Wars, what are Mrs. Baker’s new plans?

I’m not 100% sure exactly which of Mrs. Baker’s new plans that you are referring to, because Mrs. Baker has several plans throughout the year. I believe that you are asking about Mrs. Baker’s new…

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  • SCIENCE

How would a solute affect the boiling point of water?

A solute raises the boiling point of water. A solution with any solvent and non-volatile solute has a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than the pure solvent. The amount by which the…

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  • A CHILD CALLED “IT”

How does the book A Child Called “It” relate to Kohlberg’s stages of moral development?

In stage 1 of Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Development, individuals understand that rules are set and they must follow them or they get punished. They also come to understand that one must do what…

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  • THE ALCHEMIST

In The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, what does Santiago learn when he turns himself into the wind?…

When Santiago and the Alchemist are captured by a tribal chief, the mentor tells the chief that the boy can change himself into the wind in order to make a wager on their lives. Santiago gets three…

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  • THE NECKLACE

What are the personality traits of the character Mathilde Loisel in the story “The Necklace”?

The character traits that describe Mathilde Loisel are in no way redeeming. From the very start of the story we realize that not even Maupassant has the intention of making a likable character out…

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  • SPEECH TO THE VIRGINIA CONVENTION

How have the British responded to the Americans’ petition for compromise?

In a beautiful run of parallel structure, Patrick Henry describes what the colonies have done in their ongoing attempts to negotiate with the British: “We have petitioned; we have remonstrated; we…

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  • SCIENCE

Why are many cells so close together?

Cellular communication is one reason that cells need to be close to one another. Biotransmitters are used for cellular communication. In order to signal a response, biotransmitters are released…

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  • THE HUNGER GAMES

How is the division of rich and poor presented in Suzanne Collin’s Hunger Games?

The division between rich and poor in The Hunger Games is evident in several ways including location, power and appearance. The rich people of Panem live mostly in the Capitol. It is described as…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are a few quotes that describe racism in To Kill A Mockingbird?

Understanding the setting is a key to understanding racism in To Kill a Mockingbird. Keep in mind that this fictional book is set in an historically accurate small southern town, post-slavery, but…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER

According to Chapter 25 in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, what do ghosts use?

According to Chapter 25 of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,only ghosts “use” blue lights. We are not told why this is so, or why Tom knows that it is so, but it is presented as a true fact. In…

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  • HISTORY

Why was the 1966 Texas Western basketball team of social and historical significance?

The 1966 Texas Western basketball team won the NCAA basketball tournament in stunning fashion, defeating a Kentucky Wildcats team that was coached by the legendary Adolf Rupp. The fact that coach…

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  • HISTORY

Which was the most important turning point in American history: the ratification of the Articles…

Of the three, I would argue that Shays’ Rebellion was the most significant turning point. This rebellion, which broke out in western Massachusetts, demonstrated the weaknesses of the Articles of…

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  • THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER

How does Irving show that he does not approve of slavery in “The Devil and Tom Walker”?

Washington Irving makes his disapproval of slavery and the slave trade very clear by making it one of the primary interests of the devil. For example, in the story, the devil describes his…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What is the first indication that history, in Fahrenheit 451, has been re-written?

The fireman’s rulebooks say that the first fireman was Benjamin Franklin. When Montag begins to ask Beatty about the fireman’s job, and why firemen burn books, Beatty can tell that he is…

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  • OTHELLO

How are unruly women presented in William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing and Othello?

In an incredibly general sense, unruly women in William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing (Beatrice and, to an extent, Hero) and Othello (Desdemona and Emilia) are presented as being strong…

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  • THE GIVER

What is the health care in the book The Giver?

This is such an interesting question because the answer reveals so much about the community. There does not appear to be any of what we would consider to be health care in the community at all,…

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