What is the main theme of the poem “The Sea” by J Reeves?

What is the main theme of the poem “The Sea” by J Reeves?

  • POETRY

What is the main theme of the poem “The Sea” by J Reeves?

This poem, which is an extended metaphor, derives its meaning from this controlling metaphor, that of the sea being like a dog. While not a particularly complex poem, “The Sea” by J. Reeves does…

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  • BUSINESS

What is the Railway Labor Act (RLA), and why is it important?

The RLA was a piece of legislation designed to replace the Arbitration Act which was passed after the railway strike of 1877. Basically people were concerned about the ability of unions to cause…

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  • BUSINESS

Explain arbitration and mediation and how they apply to labor realtions.

Arbitration is a process whereby two parties in dispute, in this case probably labor and management, agree to follow the procedures set down by an outside party but using it as an avenue to settle…

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  • SCIENCE

WHAT SIGNS WOULD A PERSON SHOW WHEN THEY ARE ABOUT TO HAVE A SICKLED CELL ATTACK?

Sickle Cell Anemia or SSA is a dreaded disease that affects people of color. Problems arise secondary to the morphology or shape of the circulating erythrocytes (red blood cells). The normal shape…

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  • SCIENCE

Is it true that people with blue eyes lose their vision faster than people with other color eyes?

The color of a person’s eyes is determined by the amount and type of pigments in the eye’s iris. The reason for people having blue eyes is a reduced melanin content within the iris stroma. Melanin…

  • THE BLUEST EYE

What facets of racism do you observe in The Bluest Eye?

Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye deals with both intraracial and interracial issues. The main character Pecola is used as a scapegoat for negative issues of racism in the novel. She is very dark…

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  • RAYMOND’S RUN

In “Raymond’s Run,” before the race, Squeaky says, “I run. That is what I am all about,” but…

At the beginning of the story, Squeaky runs for herself. It brings her pleasure and a sense of pride. You can hear this when she describes the joy of running as she narrates the story. However, as…

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  • SCIENCE

Why must left ventricular pressure be greater than aortic pressure during ventricular…

In the healthy myocardium left ventricular pressure is higher than aortic pressure because the left ventricle of the heart propels blood into the aorta and aortic arch which then pushes the blood…

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  • SCIENCE

What happens during each of the three phases of an action potential in ventricular contractile…

Your question is in regards to stages/phases of action potential of the myocardium. The first stage is called the resting membrane potential phase. This phase is when the muscle is at rest or the…

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  • SCIENCE

In what ways are autorhythmic fibers similar to and different from contractile fibers?anatomy-Heart

The source of the rhythmical electrical activity that makes up the heart’s lifelong beat is found in autorhytmic fibers. These fibers “repeatedly generate action potentials that trigger heart…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

“—to turn over salt-cellar at break fast.”Chap.4 p.18 Does it mean any bad luck? Superstition?

Yes, it is a superstition that says that you will have bad luck in this circumstance. There is an old superstition that says that spilling salt brings bad luck to the person who spilled it. The…

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  • A SEPARATE PEACE

in A Separate Peace, where does symbolism accure in chapters 8, 9 and 10? i need one from all 3…

A Separate Peace does contain several symbolic elements (the rivers, for example), but it isn’t overly symbolic. In the three chapters you mention, the overriding symbol seems to me to be the war…

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  • CINEMA AND DRAMA

What is the main theme(s) discussed in the movie “Donnie Brasco” by Mike Newel?

The primary themes of the film involve trust and betrayal. The movie was really quite good in bringing a new angle to this depiction. The idea of the outsider attempting to infiltrate the inner…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

What characters in the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck symbolize innocence?Is there…

Oddly enough, in Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, the character that most symbolizes innocence is the guilty one–Lennie. Lennie is mentally challenged and doesn’t understand the difference between…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Please answer this question for me from To Kill A MockingbirdIn the courtroom scene in chapter…

I don’t find Mayella disgusting at all. She’s clearly a young, frightened, lonely girl. She’s doing her best to make her house a home in the midst of the squalor her father has placed them in,…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

List 15 important points in chapter 1 of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men.

In chapter 1 of Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck introduces the major characters and themes of the novel: Chapter 1 begins with a painstaking description of California’s Salinas River Valley. Steinbeck…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What are the key events in Fahrenheit 451?

I would have to say there are quite a few, but this may differ depending on whom you ask. I’ll try to mention a few of the most important, in my opinion. Perhaps the event that has the most impact…

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  • DESERT SOLITAIRE

Analyze one short story from Edward Abbey’s nonfiction work Desert Solitaire with reference to…

According to Edward Abbey’s Introduction to Desert Solitaire, the stories, which is a term loosely used in this work, are drawn from the journals he kept during his months as a park ranger in Utah….

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  • 1984

What was the truth about O’Brien ?Was he really a member of the Brotherhood or was it just an act…

O’Brien is kind of a jerk. Your subtext correctly identifies that he was not a collaborator with Goldstein nor a member of the Brotherhood, but rather a covert agent for the government. His…

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  • GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL

Why did the exchange of diseases from the old world and the new world become so one sided?This…

The reason that this exchange was so one sided is because of the presence of large farm animals in the Old World and the lack of any such things in the New World. Diamond talks about how most of…

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  • GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL

What aspects of farming civilizations make them more adept at sustaining the development of…

There are a number of reasons for this. Farming civilizations can have a much more dense population. That gives microbes more potential hosts. They stay in one place and so their feces pile up in…

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  • GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL

Why does it make sense that slow developing/spreading diseases must be the oldest diseases in…

If you look at my answer to your question about the four characteristics of epidemic diseases, you will see why the diseases that develop slowly and spread slowly are the oldest. Diamond says that…

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  • GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL

What are 4 characteristics of epidemic diseases that cause them to die out and not reappear for a…

Here are the four important characteristics of these kinds of diseases: They spread rapidly and efficiently from person to person. This means that everyone in a given area gets the disease all at…

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  • GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL

What is an example of how the evolutionary process of natural selection has resulted in immunity…

The evolutionary process of natural selection ensures that when a disease afflicts a group of people, those who do not have the genes that provide them protection against the disease die; and the…

  • BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER

Favorite Buffy EpisodeWhat is your favorite Buffy episode from the TV series?

What a guilty pleasure! I have two favorites: the one where everyone sings and the one where Buffy and Spike finally give in to their passion. And what a passion–they literally tear the house down!

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  • LITERATURE

Define intertextuality. Discuss three examples that have helped you in reading specific works.

Intertextuality is complex and involves different levels. I’ll try to simplify it a bit. Basically, it is the idea that no text is independent, that all texts are amalgams or mixtures of texts…

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  • REFERENCE

arabic countries in your point of view what you know about the arabic countries?

I think the largest problem with Arabic countries is that there is a lot of unrest in the Middle East. There are some countries in the region friendly to terrorism. There are other countries that…

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  • BUSINESS

Related to Managing Information, what are the sources of data from which the manager can collect…

Sources of data used by managers can be classified in several ways. Some of these alternative way of classifying sources of data are discussed below: Internal versus External data: Internal data is…

  • HISTORY

Do people of today have any additional unalienable rights?Jefferson talks in the “Declaration of…

(I edited your topic to read ‘unalienable’ instead of ‘inalienable’, the former being correct according to the document.) Because Jefferson was deliberate in his use of language and although…

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  • OTHELLO

What specific line in Act V supports the theory that Iago is a devil incarnate? Who says the line?

In Act V of Othello, after Othello kills Desdemona and Emilia reveals Iago’s villainy, Iago stabs Emilia and tries to escape. Of course, it is too late, and he is brought back into the room. At…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why is Japan not assimilated by other cultures?assimilated means a process where something become…

There are several reasons for Japan’s uniformity and lack of assimilation. First, because it is made up of a group of islands, Japan has found it easier to isolate itself from unwanted influences….

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  • THE ROAD

Become one of the main characters from the novel?Become one of the main characters from the novel…

This is fascinating. I think that you can go in many directions here, but I cannot help but feel that the father is probably the best character to assume here. The fact that the setting rendered…

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  • LITERATURE

How was the “American Renaissance” era in American Literature differnent from the “Discoveries…

Early American literature was comprised mostly of personal accounts and diaries related to making the journey to the American continent (from both the African-American and English perspective)….

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  • ENDGAME

What is so different about Beckett’s stylistic choices in relation to how he approached…

Beckett is famous for the existialistic themes of his most famous work, includeing Endgame and Waiting for Godot. In other words, his characters’ actions demonstrate the belief that human beings…

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  • ORATION ON THE DIGNITY OF MAN

“Oration on the Dignity of Man” by Pico della Mirandola was written in what year?

“Oration on the Dignity of Man” was written by Pico della Mirandola who was a Renaissance philosopher. In it Pico addresses key ideas pertaining to humankind’s mode of existence including the…

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  • CHOCOLAT

In “chocolat” how Vianne change Lansquenet’s people ideologies through chocolate? What is the…

The people of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes are guilted into abstaining from chocolate because it is Lent, a time when people are supposed to abstain from earthly pleasures as a way of atoning for sin and…

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  • CHOCOLAT

In “Chocolat”, what is the connection between Vianne and chocolate in the ceremony.

Vianne plans to have her “Grand Festival du Chocolat” on Easter Sunday to celebrate the end of Lent. Throughout Lent, she has been tempting the town residents with her magical chocolates, thus…

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  • THE METAMORPHOSIS

In “The Metamorphosis” by Franz Kafka, is Gregor’s hunger towards the end figurative as well as…

Gregor’s hunger is indeed figurative as well as literal. His is a spiritual need, as well as a physical one. Gregor is starving for love and human connection, a human relationship…

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  • MATH

find the area of the rectangle if its length is two more that twice the width. and the difference…

Let the Length be L and width be W We knwo that the L is 2 more than twic W ==> L = 2 + 2W …..(1) Also, we know that the differenc is 5 ==> L – W = 5 ……..(2) Now let us substitute L…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

Explain Fitzgerald’s purpose of using the word “holocaust” in the last sentence of…

A lot of things die at the end of chapter 8 in The Great Gatsby. The most obvious deaths are the literal deaths of Gatsby and Wilson. Gatsby was killed, and when he dies so his grand dream of a…

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  • SCIENCE

Can anybody make mitosis and mieosis seem less terrifying?I need to be able to distinguish…

mitosis and mieosis I’ll make it super easy, when you think of mitosis and mieosis try thinking about sexual and asexual reproduction (it helps if you know an organism for both types of…

  • MATH

log (x+2) – log x = log 5

log (x +2) – log x = log 5 We know that log a – log b = log (a/b) ==> log (x+2)/x = log 5 ==> (x+2)/x = 5 Now cross multiply: ==> x + 2 = 5x ==> 2 = 4x ==> 2/4 = x ==> x= 1/2

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  • MATH

find the minimum of f(x) = 2x^2 – 4x + 3

Find the minimum by taking the derivitive of the function and setting it to zero. Use the power rule which states: d/dx [x^n] = n*x^(n-1) f(x) = 2x^2 – 4x^1 + 3 f'(x) = 4x -4 Now set to zero 4x – 4…

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  • MATH

sqrt (x^2 + 5x) = sqrt(14)

sqrt(x^2 + 5x ) = sqrt(14) Let us square both sides: [(x^2 + 5x)^1/2]^2 =[ (14)^1/2]^2 ==> x^2 + 5x = 14 Now move 14 to the left side: ==> x^2 + 5x – 14 = 0 ==> (x +7)(x – 2) = 0 ==>…

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  • MATH

Find the equation of the line passes through (1, 2) and perpendicular to the line 2y – x + 4 = 0

The equation of a line perpendicular to another has the slope -1/m. In the above equation, 2y – x + 4 = 0 y = 1/2 x -2 So the slope of the above line is m = 1 /2 The equation of the line that…

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  • SCIENCE

What does testosterone do in females and what gland does it come from?

Testosterone is secreted in the sex glands of humans. This means the testes in males and the ovaries in females. A small amount is also secreted in the adrenals in both. Because testosterone is…

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  • MATH

solve the system x + y = 10 2x – 3y = 10

x + y = 10 ………(1) 2x – 3y = 10…….(2) Let ys multiply (1) by 3 and add to (2) 5x = 40 ==> x= 40/5 ==> x= 8 Now substitute: x + y = 10 ==> y = 10 – x ==> y = 10 – 8 = 2 ==>…

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  • SCIENCE

Is it possible to have extra bones in the foot?

Yes it is! This is most commonly caused when the bones in one’s foot grow and form abnormally. This is commonly referred to as having an accessory navicular.

  • RELIGION

Im a catholic woman and my man is born again christian. He wants me to go to church with him but…

It just depends on what you expect in a relationship. If you expect that things will be 50-50, that’s your opinion, but you should probably realize that if your man is a serious born-again…

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  • HISTORY

Wasn’t it Ajax who killed Achilles by firing an arrow from the Towers of Illium and praying that…

I am not certain which version of Greek Mythology you are using, but I am not able to corroborate your findings. From what I have understood, it was Paris who shoots the arrow, guided by Apollo,…

 


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