# What is the main problem in “A Worn Path” by Eudora Welty?

**REFERENCE**

**What should I call a person who backs me up when I am away from the office?should it call: my…**

I would most likely call this person my substitute, although some of the others would be okay to use. I would certainly not use the word “delegate.” We tend to use the word “substitute” to denote…

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**A WORN PATH**

**What is the main problem in “A Worn Path” by Eudora Welty?**

The main problem in “A Worn Path” by Eudora Welty is the fact that Phoenix is an old, poor black woman who has sole care of her terminally ill grandson who accidentally swallowed lye. In order to…

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**MATH**

**Find the absolute values for z is 3z -i = 2-4i**

3z -i = 2 – 4i First we need to rewrite z as a complex number of the form : z = a+ bi First we will add i to both sides: ==> 3z = 2 – 4i + i ==> 3z = 2 – 3i Now let us divide by 3: ==? z =…

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**MATH**

**Find f(x) if f'(x) = 3x^2 – 5x + 1 if f(0) = 4**

Given the derivative of f(x) is f'(x) = 3x^2 – 5x + 1. We know that: f(x) = integral f'(x) ==> f(x) = intg (3x^2 – 5x + 1) dx = 3x^3/3 – 5x^2/2 + x + C ==> f(x) = x^3 – (5/2)x^2…

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**HISTORY**

**What are the key issues, personalities, stages and events of the Civil Rights Movement…**

Because your question is so specific, I will outline the responses according to the years you have demarcated. Key issues: Integrating schools, integrating public transportation, equal access to…

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**THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ**

**In The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, what happens to MacPherson’s idealism after 20 years of…**

Mr. MacPherson has taught for twenty years, and still is idealistic about his role in the proper education of students. He is described as a “socialist” of some sort, being very concerned with…

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**MATH**

**If cosa = 1/x and sina = 8/3x , then find x**

Given the trigonometric identities: cos a = 1/x sin a = 8/3x We need to find x value. We will use trigonometric properties to solve: ==> we know that : sin^2 a + cos^2 a = 1 Let us substitute…

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**MATH**

**Differentiate f(x) =( cosx)^3 * (lnx)^2**

Given the function f(x) = (cosx)^3 * (lnx)^2. We need to find the first derivative of f(x). We notice that f(x) is a product of two functions. Then we will use the product rule to find the first…

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**MATH**

**Find the area between the line y= x and y = x^2**

y=x and y = x^2 First we need to find the points of intersection that bounded area: ==> y = y ==> x^2 = x ==> x^2 – x = 0 ==> x(x-1) = 0 Then x = 0 and x= 1 Then we will find the…

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**MATH**

**Find the equation of the line passes through midpoint A(2,4) and ( -1, -6) and parallel to the…**

The line passes through midpoint AB : Then let us find the point M such that M is midpoint AB: Mx = ( MA+MB)/2 = ( 2+-1) / 2 = 1/2 My = ( yA+yB)/2 = ( -6+4)/2 = (-2/2) = -1 Then the point M(1/2,…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Scout finds the church service to be similar to her own except for few differences. Explain what…**

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**TRIFLES**

**Why is Trifles so effective in spite of just having one act?Why is Trifles so effective in spite…**

I have had to edit your question slightly so I hope it still makes sense. I am rather curious about it however – why would only having one act make a play less likely to be successful or effective?…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**In To Kill a Mockingbird, what do the mockingbird, the chiffarobe and Atticus’s glasses…**

A mockingbird is an innocent creature that is victimized by society. Atticus tells his children that mockingbirds only create beautiful music, and do not harm anyone, so it is a sin to kill one….

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**LITERATURE**

**Some examples of verisimilitude, please?I’m working on this project, and I don’t understand the…**

Verisimilitude means truthfulness. When we read literature we are always thinking about the verisimilitude of the work — we are judging how “true” it is. 1. When we consider setting and…

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**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**I want to read Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. How can I read and discuss it successfully…**

First of all, there is no substitute for the reading of classics such as Great Expectations. For, the richness of both the narrative and the inimitable style of Charles Dickens are enriching, to…

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**SCIENCE**

**explain how cells are specialized and what is the relationship between cells and living things?**

Cells are the units of structure and function of all living things, as stated in the cell theory. However, cells are highly specialized to perform various jobs in a multicellular organism. Types of…

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**DEATH OF A SALESMAN**

**What are ways that Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman relates to his own life?**

This is a great question. Certainly one of the key experiences that shaped Arthur Miller’s work was his first-hand experience of the Great Depression, which could be argued to represent the…

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**OF MICE AND MEN**

**How can I write my thesis statement if I’m using “loneliness” as my focus? I need a powerful…**

Of Mice and Men (a novelette) was written by John Steinbeck, set during the Great Depression in the United States. Steinbeck uses the theme of loneliness not only in “Of Mice and Men,” but also in…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**Why is The Crucible a tragedy?**

If we use Miller’s own definition of tragedy as a part of this, then we can see how his work represents a tragic condition. Miller argues that tragedy involves, the depiction of ordinary people in…

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**CINEMA**

**What parallels do you see between the film School Ties, Christianity, and Judaism?This question…**

I think that the film does a very good job of depicting the challenges that exist between the mutual acceptance and understanding of both religions. It is not that one persecutes the other as much…

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**MATH**

**Change this equation to vertex form and find the vertex and axis of symmetry: y=x^2-8x+2**

We have the equation of the parabola as y = x^2 – 8x + 2 Now let’s write it in the form y = (x – h)^2 + k y = x^2 – 8x + 2 => y = x^2 – 8x + 16 – 14 => y = (x – 4)^2 – 14 The equation of a…

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**CINEMA**

**In the movie,”AND THE BAND PLAYED ON” what conflict arose between the American and French…**

The main conflicts that arose from both sides was arrogance, competition, and miscommunication. First, the Louis Pasteur Institute in France was studying African natives or people who were in…

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**THE CATCHER IN THE RYE**

**In Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger what is the significance of Allie’s mitt based on the…**

The mitt is Holden’s most physical connection to his younger brother Allie and everything about it suggests innocence. Not only is the glove a small child’s glove, it also is covered with poetry…

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**MATH**

**find the center and radius of the circle with equation: x^2+y^2+6x-4y-15=0**

x^2 + y^2 + 6x – 4y – 15 = 0 First we need to rewrite the equation using the standard form for the circle: ( x-a)^2 + ( y-b)^2 = r^2 such that: (a,b) is the center and r is the radius: To…

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**MATH**

**write the quadratic equation having the following as roots: a.) 6-2i and 6+2i b.) 3 and 5**

a.) 6-2i and 6+2i Since x1 and x2 are roots for the equation, then the factors are ( x-x1) and (x-x2) ==> f(x) = ( x – (6-2i) ( x – ( 6+2i) ==> f(x) = x^2 – (6+2i)x – (6-2i)x + ( 6-2i)(6+2i)…

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**CINEMA**

**In the movie,”AND THE BAND PLAYED ON” why were the blood banks slow to start screening donors for…**

The blood banks were slow to start screening donors for HIV because the correlation had not yet be made between the connection of HIV transmission through the donation of blood products until…

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**OEDIPUS REX**

**Did anyone witness the killing of King Laius?is from the play oedipus.**

You could answer this question in a couple of different ways. First, there is clearly someone who was present when King Laius was killed and who survived the attack. We are not told exactly who…

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**WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE**

**Compare Othello and Hamlet as tragic figures in William Shakespeares tragedies, “Hamlet” and…**

One of the major differences in the flaws of the two characters is that Hamlet is one who appears to be able to think clearly and see the problems around him and the falseness of Claudius, etc.,…

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**LITERATURE**

**What is a good way of revising [studying] for the English paper on Roll of Thunder, Hear My…**

Are you studying this text for your GCSE? Well, the single most important thing you can do is to make yourself utterly familiar with the text – by that I don’t just mean read it once, but at least…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

Socialized medicine is not really a technical term so much as it is a pejorative term for health care plans that conservatives do not like. However, the general meaning of socialized medicine is…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**How have legislatures responded to crimes involving the use of computers?**

With difficulty. The internet craze and the effect it has had on commerce and communication has made it very difficult to regulate, because no one planned for its regulation ahead of time. That…

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**HAMLET**

**What possible reasons for the ghost’s appearance are discussed? Hamlet, Act I**

Hamlet’s talking with his father’s ghost is very important for the plot. It is actually the exciting force which kicks the plot into conflict. Since the ghost looks and sounds like his father,…

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**BUSINESS**

**what website should i go to to apply for video ads for a websiteimportant my business depends on it**

you can try you tube as it is the most visited video site in the world. it works on google adwords PPC system.______________________________ Tier 3

**BUSINESS**

**Please suggest to me a good name for a health spa. I need a name that a customer would like to…**

A health spa’s name would have to be something to lure customers into your place of business. It should bring to mind everything a health spa offers–relaxation, health, massage, and other spa…

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**SCIENCE**

**In 3 or 4 lines, describe some of the uses of Chitosan & why one of its uses is so…**

Chitosan, a material derived from the shells of crustaceans, insects and the cell walls of fungi, has been proven to have antibacterial and hypoallergenic properties and has been used in field…

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**THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS**

**What are three characteristics of American Romanticism in The Last of the Mohicans?**

There are many examples of American Romanticism (a version of the English Romantic movement that occurred some years earlier) in James Fenimore Cooper’s novel The Last of the Mohicans. “Shuns…

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**SCIENCE**

**In 3 or 4 lines, describe the structure & properties of Chitosan?**

Chitosan is a linear polysaccharide made from the deacetlyation of chitin, which is a compound found in the shells of crustaceans, insects and in fungi cell walls. Chitosan is used agriculturally…

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**HAMLET**

**What lessons can be learned from the play Hamlet?I am explaining how the theme of hamlet can be…**

One of the major, perhaps the most major, incidence within the play of something not being as they seem, is the real nature of the monarchy in Denmark. The play opens with some hint of this…

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**PERSUASION**

**Do characters in Austen’s Persuasion have a real choice between acting foolishly and acting wisely?**

Characters in Jane Austen’s Persuasion do have real choices between acting foolishly and wisely as is demonstrated by the reunion between Anne and Wentworth. Anne acts wisely by keeping her focus…

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**PERSUASION**

**In Persuasion, are people who act foolishly in the novel always to blame for their actions?**

That depends on the character’s rationale behind their action. One of the most foolish characters is Sir Walter, and Elizabeth would be his counterpart. In the case of Sir Walter, his foolish…

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**PERSUASION**

**Do Jane Austen’s characters in Persuasion create a consistent idea of folly in the novel or are…**

Those characters whom Austen designs to be living by folly are certainly consistent at it! Yet there are other characters who combine elements of folly with sense who, from a casual reading, may…

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**PERSUASION**

**What are some examples of foolish behavior in Persuasion?**

The novel mentions the word “foolish” particularly referring to people who make ridiculous and counter productive choices that ultimately affect their future. Wentworth called himself a foolish man…

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**THE CHERRY ORCHARD**

**Explain Chekhov’s concept of mood and how it is expressed in The Cherry Orchard.**

Chekhov’s aesthetic of drama, his theory of drama, describes mood as one of the two most important elements in drama, whether tragedy or comedy. To understand this, let’s put it in perspective…

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**PERSUASION**

**In Persuasion by Jane Austen, what makes his friendship with Lady Russell and Mrs. Clay different…**

Sir Walter Elliot has had a long and steady friendship with Lady Russell that dates back to his wife’s lifetime. Indeed, Lady Russell was the particular friend of Lady Elliott and through that…

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**OTHELLO**

**Why does the first scene in act one does not include Othello?**

By leaving Othello out of the first scene, the audience is introduced to the real Iago, the very evil and conniving man who is not just angry at Othello for not being promoted, but also just out to…

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**MATH**

**How many ways can 1 arrange on bookshelf 5 thick books,4 mediumpar sized books and 3 thin books…**

We have 5 think books , 4 medium books and 3 thin books to be arranged of a shelf. The books of the same thickness must be arranged together. To arrange the thick books we have 5*5 ways = 25 way to…

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**MATH**

**Find the value(s) of d such that 5x^2+5(d-3)x-9d^2+15d+30=0 has two equal roots.**

Let f(x) = 5X^2+5(d-3)X-9d^2+15d=30=0 if f(x) has one real root, then Delta must be 0: ==> delta = (b^2 – 4ac) a = 5 b=5(d-3) c = (-9d^2+15d +30) ==> delta = ( 5(d-3)]^2 – 4(5)(…

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**MATH**

**A right triangle in the first quadrant is bounded by lines y=0, y=x, and y= -x+5. Find its area?**

y= 0 y= x y= -x+5 First we will find the coordinated of the vertices’s. To do that we will determine the points of intersections: y= 0 and y= x ==> x= 0 ==> y= 0 ==>A (0, 0) is one of…

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**MATH**

**How many viruses are there after seven days?Scientists culturing a virus find the number of…**

P(z) = 2000 + 6000 lg(z+a) where z is number of days and P is the number if viruses. From the first == z = 0, They already have 2572 viruses P(0) = 2572 = 2000 + 600 log (a) ==> 572 = 600log…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**How are the crime control model and due process model alike?**

The only real similarity between these two visions of the criminal justice system is that both of them exist (according to Packer) within the general framework of the United States Constitution….

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