What is the opression in “The Story of an Hour” and “A Doll’s House”?

What is the opression in “The Story of an Hour” and “A Doll’s House”?

  • THE STORY OF AN HOUR

What is the opression in “The Story of an Hour” and “A Doll’s House”?

This is a great question! There are lots of ways that you can compare and contrast the two central protagonists in these texts, Mrs. Mallard and Nora. However, the wording of your question seems to…

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  • HAMLET

Why is there debate surrounding the nature of Ophelia’s funeral in Act 5 of Hamlet?

Ophelia is reputed to have drowned herself, so according to the church of the time and the country, she should not have a christian burial because suicide is a mortal sin. Of course the grave…

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  • HAMLET

What joking insult to the English does Shakespeare put into the gravedigger’s dialogue,…

When Hamlet first enters the cemetery he is merely hiding out with Horatio waiting for the most opportune moment to return to the castle to confront Claudius. In the cemetery they see a…

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  • HAMLET

Compare and contrast Hamlet, Fortinbras, and Laertes in act 4.this question is from the play…

These three characters make up a three-person character foil. A foil is a character set up in contrast to another one who has similar characteristics. All three of these young men, in Act IV, are…

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  • HAMLET

What are the four examples of disease imagery used in Act IV of Hamlet?

There is disease and decay imagery throughout the play, but in Act 4 the disease imagery is primarily used by Claudius in his talking about the problems he is having with Hamlet. Here are three…

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  • HAMLET

How does Ophelia’s madness compare with that of Hamlet in Act 4?This question relates to Act 4 of…

The most important difference between Ophelia and Hamlet’s madness in Act 4 is the fact that Ophelia is, in fact, gone crazy, while Hamlet is merely continuing to put his “antic disposition on.”…

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  • LIFE OF PI

Which story from Life of Pi do you believe is real: the story with animals or the story with…

In my mind, the story that is of course more likely is the story involving the people, the chef becoming the cannibal and in the end Pi deciding that he is going to have to resort to that in order…

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  • HISTORY

What are some literary devices found in Patrick Henry’s Virginia Convention speech?

There are, of course, many literary devices used in this famous speech. Here are a few of these devices: Allusions. This is when a writer or speaker refers to some character or passage from a…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

The human being used to be the masters of technologies. Respond to this statement.The human being…

So are you asking us to talk about whether people still are the masters of technology or whether, instead, technology has mastered humans? That’s what the question sounds like to me. Of course,…

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  • JANE EYRE

Explain how I can analyze the first three paragraphs in Chapter 10 of Jane Eyre (or how to…

The three first chapters involve an account of events happened at Lowood school. The passage is relevant to distinguish the child Jane and the adult Jane. Moreover, the passage tells about an…

  • HISTORY

Who was John Locke?

John Locke was a major political philosopher of the Age of Enlightmentment. He is best known today (at least in the United States) because his thoughts and writings were major influences on the…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

I need some good techniques for writing this essay on Romeo and Juliet:”How Does Shakespeare…

*NOTE: Your request has been edited to pose only one question at a time per Enotes rules.* Before doing anything, I encourage you to break down the steps of this essay into a manageable order:…

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  • HISTORY

Who were the Sons of Liberty?

The Sons of Liberty were the most famous Patriot organization in the time leading up to the Revolutionary War. They were a loose organization of people from various colonies that sprang up in…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

How does Charles Dickens use satire in Great Expectations?You don’t have to use quotes but if you…

The principal character whom Charles Dickens uses in his novel Great Expectations as his vehicle for satire is Uncle Pumblechook. This character is a stereotype of the shallow class-obsessed and…

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  • OTHELLO

To what extent can we say Othello’s tragedy is caused by jealousy in Othello?

On Othello’s part, jealousy does not cause his downfall. While Iago certainly demonstrates jealousy toward both Othello and Cassio and uses that jealousy to propel his plot against the general and…

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  • BRAVE NEW WORLD

How do aspects of class in Brave New World connect to the idea of success and failure in…

One major way in which to look at this question is through the lens of social mobility. One may compare the society of Huxley’s book with modern American society (and with how much American…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

Should Of Mice and Men be taught in high school to teenagers?Should Of Mice and Men be taught in…

There are so many factors to take into account when answering this question. First of all, it depends on the potential reaction of parents in the area. If you live in a more reserved area, they…

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  • NIGHT

In the book, NIGHT What did Elie think of the advice given to him by the head of the block? Why…

Elie is not sure what to think of the block leader’s advice to eat his own rations and his father’s and not to worry about his father. He believes that it is too late to do anything for Chlomo and…

  • HAMLET

Would somebody please help me with an essay on ‘Hamlet’? I would appreciate as much help as…

I feel that an essay on Hamlet must try to answer the question about what is moral and what is right. Hamlet was asked by his father’s spirit to avenge his death by killing Claudius and one can…

  • SCIENCE

What is the structure and function of the reproductive system, and what are the organs involved…

The female reproductive system is composed of two ovaries to produce ova, or eggs. There are two tubes called oviducts that are connected to the uterus or womb. The oviduct is where the egg waits…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What is Juliet’s relationship with Romeo like, and is it because of meeting Romeo that Juliet…

In Shakepeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, Juliet and Romeo fall instantly in love. Though they are each a member of feuding families in Verona (the Capulets and the Montagues), they meet without…

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  • THE MOTHER

Discuss the structure of Gwendolyn Brooks’ poem “The Mother.”

Gwendolyn Brooks is a highly accomplished poet, and her poem “The Mother” reflects her ability to work with language on a number of levels. The poem uses a variety of elements to give it structure,…

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  • THE CAY

What is the climax in the novel The Cay?

I suppose it could be argued that there are two possible climaxes in Theodore Taylor’s novel, The Cay. The most obvious would be when Phillip is rescued from his long stay on the island and is…

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  • THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

How is Eatonville in Their Eyes Were Watching God shown as heaven for Janie and the citizens?I…

The town of Eatonville could be seen as a kind of heaven in multiple ways. As you suggest, the all black town is a kind of haven for African Americans where they can live and thrive is a place…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

What does Lennie say when Curley’s wife asks “what happened to the pup?” I need the answer…

When Curly’s wife entered Lennie’s and saw that the puppy had died she was not really freaked out. Instead, she just asked what happened to the pup, to which Lennie said that he petted it too hard…

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  • RIDERS TO THE SEA

gender issues riders to the sea by jm synge

i think it is a soucity of man.. women are consider to be at home, while men are outside the home

  • MATH

The quadratic equation has roots x=2/3 and x=-4. Find one set of possible values for a,b,c?

Let f(x) = ax^2 + bx + c be a quadratic function. Given the roots of f(x) are: x1= 2/3 x2= -4 Then, ( x- x1) and ( x- x2) are factors of f(x). Then, f(x) = ( x- 2/3) ( x+4) or we can write: f(x) =…

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  • MATH

Show that (2x-1)^2-(x-3)^2 can be simplified to (3x-4)(x+2)?

To show that (2x-1)^2-(x-3)^2 can be simplified to (3x-4)(x+2). (2x-1)^2 = (2x)^2-2*2x+1, as (a-b)^2 = a^2-2ab+b^2. (2x-1)^2 = 4x^2-4x+1….(1) (x-3)^2 = x^2-2x*3 + (-3)^2 . (x-3)^2 =…

  • WUTHERING HEIGHTS

Please provide a brief description of Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights.

In Emily Bronte’s novel Wuthering Heights, Heathcliff is at the center of the plot’s development. Old Mr. Earnshaw (the master of Wuthering Heights) brings a seven-year old Heathcliff home one…

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  • MY ANTONIA

Choose a descriptive passage from My Antonia. Discuss the techniques that Cather uses to make the…

You’ll want to pick a passage or two that you personally find “interesting and vivid,” but I hope that I can help get you started by talking about what passages I would pick. While many people…

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  • MY ANTONIA

In My Antonia, in what ways are Jim Burden’s and Antonia Shimerda’s situations different when…

Jim and Antonia travel to Black Hawk for the first time on the same train, but their lives are shown to be quite different even before they arrive. An orphan at the age of ten, Jim travels to a new…

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  • MY ANTONIA

What did Jim and Antonia have in common in Willa Cather’s novel, My Antonia?

In Willa Cather’s novel, My Antonia, Jim and Antonia share several similarities. Both come as young children to the formidable plains of Nebraska. Jim travels west to live with his grandparents,…

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  • MATH

If a two digit number increases by 54 when the digits are reversed, what is the number?

Let the digits of the number be x and y. So we have 10*y + x – (10*x + y) = 54 => 10y + x – 10x – y = 54 => 9y – 9x = 54 => y – x = 54 / 9 = 6 => y = 6 + x Now, x can be 1, 2…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

How is the theme of broken dreams explored and developed in the novel Of Mice and Men?

The characters in Of Mice and Men find themselves in a hopeless situation of drudgery and insecurity. They work temporary migrant jobs, and can be fired at any time. They live from payday to…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

Why is the 1994 film version of Frankenstein so different from Shelley’s novel…

Kenneth Branagh’s 1994 filmatic adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Romantic novel Frankenstein contains many elements not seen in the original novel. While both the novel and the film open in similar…

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  • LITERATURE

AMERICAN ENGLISH DIFFER FROM BRITISH ENGLISH How does American English differ from British…

The main differences in spelling have to do with the letter “u” and the letters “c” and “s.” In British English, “u” is often used in words where it is not in American English. For example, there…

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  • MATH

If (n+1)! / (n-1)! = 56, what is n?

We know that n! = 1*2*3…*n. (n+1)! = 1*2*3*4…*(n+1) (n-1)! = 1*2*3…*(n-1) Now, (n+1)! / (n-1)! = 56 => (n-1)!*n*(n+1) / (n-1)! = 56 => n*(n+1) = 56 => n^2 + n – 56 = 0 => n^2 +…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

What is the meaning of Totalitarianism?

Basically, a totalitarian government is one that tries to control every aspect of the lives of its people. It is usually a dictatorship, but the most important thing that sets it apart from other…

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  • MATH

Determine how many red balls are in the box, using the following information.A box has blue and…

Let the number of red balls be x. So the total number of balls is x+20. Now the probability that a ball picked at random is red is 20/(x+20) As the probability is given as 4/6 => x / (x + 20) =…

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  • SCIENCE

What do electron’s do at the node in their orbitals, for example, at the node of the p orbials?

Nodes are points in space around the nucleus where the probability of finding an electron is almost zero. I say almost because electrons act like both waves and particles, so there is a low, but…

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  • HISTORY

Was there a time during the Roman Empire which can be considered a “high point”? If so, what made…

I would say that the high point or golden age of the Roman Empire was very early in the actual Imperial period — during the reign of the Emperor Augustus Caesar. During this time, Rome was…

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  • MATH

Solve the simultaneous equations x^2+xy+y^2=200 x+(xy)^(1/2)+y=20

x^2 + xy + y^2 = 200 and x + (xy) ^ (1/2) + y = 20 Now x^2 + xy + y^2 = 200 => (x + y) ^2 – 2xy + xy = 200 => (x + y) ^2 – xy = 200 Also, x + (xy) ^ (1/2) + y = 20 => x + y + sqrt xy = 20…

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  • HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE

How does setting and symbolism highlight the theme of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone?

Well, it seems an obvious point, but one of the clear themes of this novel, and indeed of all the series, is magic. If you want to think about setting, then there are ample descriptions for you to…

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  • MATH

Find the inverse of y = x/4 + 3. What can be said about fof^-1(x) of any function.

We are given the function y = x/4 + 3 and have to find the inverse. => y = x/4 + 12/4 => y = (x + 12)/4 => 4y = x +12 => x = 4y – 12 interchange x and y => y = 4x – 12 Now let…

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  • MATH

If y= 3^ (sin x), what is dy/dx?

It is given that y = 3^ (sin x) We take the natural logarithm of both the sides and use the relation ln a^b = b*ln a. => ln y = ln (3^sin x) => ln y = (sin x) (ln 3) Now differentiate both…

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  • HISTORY

What was the legal status of black Americans in bondage in the antebellum (1820-1860) deep south?

The legal status of “black Americans in bondage” during this time is that they were slaves. They were officially the property of the people who owned them. What this means is that they…

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  • SCIENCE

talk about all the carbon emissions created by cars, trains, aeroplanes, boats, motorbikes? and…

The trend is going in the direction of greener technology in all the categories that you have mentioned. Car manufacturers, for instance, build vehicles that are more environmentally friendly every…

  • MATH

The perimeter of a rectangle is 7 times its width. What are its sides if the area is 40?

It is given that the perimeter of the rectangle is 7 times its width. Let the sides of the rectangle be denoted by W and L. Perimeter = 2(W + L) = 7W 2W + 2L = 7W => 2L = 5W => L = (5/2)*W…

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  • SCIENCE

Why ethene is used in the production of polythene?

Ethene is an organic molecule containing two carbon atoms linked with a double bond, with two hydrogen atoms bonded to each of the carbon atoms. the double bond means that there are a total of 4…

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  • HARD TIMES

What is the significance of Blackpool’s name in Hard Times?

Stephen Blackpool’s name is significant in the story “Hard Times” because he is a man who does not seem to get out of falling victim of the muck of society, even though he is a good man. He was a…

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