What is the pharmaceutical application of alkenes?

What is the pharmaceutical application of alkenes?

  • THE BEAR

Compare and contrast Popova and Smirnov within the play “The Bear” by Anton Chekhov.

Popova and Smirnov are both land owners. They both avoid contact with the opposite sex although they end up together in the end. Popova lost her husband, who she later discovered was unfaithful….

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  • SCIENCE

Why do oscilloscopes display sound compressions and rarefactions as transverse waves instead of…

The main reason for displaying sound waves like that is for the sake of simplicity. A transverse wave gives a very clear indication of wavelength and amplitude. It’s immediately clear how two…

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  • PATRICK WHITE

I need help determining the summary, critical analysis, and character sketches of “A Fringe of…

Let us begin with a summary of A Fringe of Leaves before we attempt either critical analysis or character sketches. This is a very long novel (albeit still a page-turner) that is a historical…

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  • FREAK THE MIGHTY

What is one action Kevin does in Freak the Mighty?

Considering that Kevin does many “actions” in Freak the Mighty, I thought it might be a good idea to choose one that says something about his character. One “action” that Kevin does all the time is…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In The Crucible, why can Reverend Parris’s view of Thomas Putnam be seen as ironic?

Parris views Putnam as a loyal supporter of his. Parris views himself as quite holy and important. That’s one reason why John Proctor can’t stand Parris. Because of Parris’s pompous view of…

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  • THE FLOWERS

In the short story “The Flowers” how do we know that the dead man is actually a black man ?

Interestingly, in Alice Walker’s short story “The Flowers”, there is no literal indication of the dead man’s race. However, using historical and authorial context, the reader can draw the…

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  • A CLEAN, WELL-LIGHTED PLACE

Briefly explain what elements of Existentialism are in Hemingway’s “A Clean Well-Lighted Place”

In “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place,” there are existential overtones in the old man’s search for the light and a clean café, the waiter’s efforts to establish order by reciting the Lord’s Prayer…

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  • THE ROAD NOT TAKEN

By the end of this poem, how does the person feel about his or her decision?

Presumably the speaker of this poem is Robert Frost himself, as he acknowledged in some of his public readings. He is thinking about a career decision he made many years ago. He had to make a…

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  • THANK YOU, M’AM

In “Thank You, M’am” by Langston Hughes, what reasons for helping Roger are inferred when Mrs….

In “Thank You, Ma’m,” Langston Hughes tells the story about a young teenager named Roger, who tries to steal Mrs. Jones’ purse, only to get caught. Mrs. Jones takes Roger back to her apartment and…

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  • HAMLET

How do I compare Ender’s game to Hamlet or Life of Pi? How would I format it in a comparative…

Your initial thoughts are good for comparing and contrasting those three literature pieces. The second thought, comparing appearance and reality is the stronger of your two ideas. Your first idea…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What are three elements that Faber feels are missing from his life?

In Part Two of Fahrenheit 451, Montag meets with Faber, a former English professor. Faber explains to Montag that there are three things missing from modern society due to the absence of books:…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What are Tybalt’s character traits as they are presented in Romeo and Juliet?

When we first meet Tybalt at the Capulet’s ball, he comes across as quite aggressive and vengeful. When he notices Romeo, who had gate-crashed the ball and is a sworn enemy of the Capulet’s, being…

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  • “MASTER HAROLD” . . . AND THE BOYS

What happens in the ballroom dance in “Master Harold”. . .and the boys?

In the ballroom dance in “Master Harold”. . .and the boys, Sam says that people play out their dream of having a world in which there are “no collisions.” Sam and Willie think it funny when Hally…

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  • THE GIVER

What do Jonas’ and Gabe’s eyes represent?

No one in the community can see color, but they can see shades of lightness and darkness, and the eyes of Jonas and Gabe are light, unlike everyone else in the community, all of whom have dark…

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  • UNCLE TOM’S CABIN

How does Harriet Beecher Stowe portray white southerners? 1 image

Stowe portrays white Southerners, specifically slaveholders, in a variety of ways. On the one hand, there was Mr. Shelby, Uncle Tom’s first owner, who sold him due to debt. Mr Shelby is a decent…

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  • MATH

In physics, two cyclists start out on the same trail together that is overall 20km long. At what…

Cyclist A completes the entire 40km course — she travels the first 20 km at 20km/hr, and the final leg at 15 km/hr. Cyclist B will not complete the entire course and travels at a constant…

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  • HISTORY

Please give a short explanation of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13-day period during October 1962 in which the United States and the Soviet Union were on the brink of nuclear warfare. The Soviet Union had secretly begun…

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  • LAURA ESQUIVEL

What is the biography of Laura Esquivel?

Laura Esquivel was born on September 30, 1950. She is a Mexican author who has written novels, essays, and screenplays. Her best-know work is her first novel, Como agua para chocolate (English:…

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  • NIGHT

In Night by Elie Wiesel, why does Eli say,”I found the soup excellent that evening,” after the…

In Elie Wiesel’s book Night, he says, “I found the soup excellent,” after he witnesses the Nazis hang a prisoner. He says this to show us how numb he has become to death and suffering. By this…

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  • SCIENCE

You have to go to a star which is 395 light years away travelling at 142000 km/h. How many years…

Hello! By definition, one light year is the distance which light (electromagnetic wave) travels in vacuum during one (Earth’s) year. This distance does not depend on a wavelength of the light….

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  • SCIENCE

What is an example of chemical weathering?

Chemical weathering is the breakdown of rocks by chemical reactions. Chemical weathering involves changes in the chemical composition of the existing rock to form new rock. Some examples of…

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  • A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Discuss the significance of the title of the novel A TALE OF TWO CITIES.

The title A Tale of Two Cities is literally true as the plot involves action in both London and Paris. However, it is also significant with respect to the motif of dualities in people and in…

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  • LITERATURE

What is a rhetorical device and how is it used?

A rhetorical device is a way of using spoken or written language to make it memorable, powerful or unique. Such devices can also be used to persuade an audience or reader to the author’s way of…

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  • LEARNING THEORY

What are the educational applications of Piaget’s cognitive theories of learning?

Piaget’s theories of development and cognition have direct applicability to education. He posited that there are stages of intellectual development that every child must go through, not…

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  • HENRY

What is the most interesting feature in the story “The Last Leaf”?

The most interesting feature of O. Henry’s “The Last Leaf” is the ironic reversal of the story and the manner in which it is achieved. When Sue first asks Mr. Behrman if he will pose, as well as…

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  • MY LAST DUCHESS

Discuss how the poem reflects social hierarchy and patriarchal views.

Robert Browning’s dramatic monologue “My Last Duchess” is set in Italy, probably in the 1500s. It exhibits a social hierarchy that was in place then and patriarchal views that were common not only…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In the play The Crucible, were the Puritans good or bad? What was ironic about their actions?

It can be difficult to assign simplistic descriptions such as “good” or “bad” to human behavior; most people’s actions fall somewhere between these two extremes. However, literature, and dramatic…

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  • HISTORY

How can the police serve as a pillar of democracy?

The preservation of order is important to a democracy. For democracy to be meaningful, people have to know that their rights are protected from intrusions by other people. The police therefore play…

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  • GULLIVER’S TRAVELS

How can we say that Gulliver’s Travels is a story of adventure?

One could say that Gulliver’s Travels is a story of adventure because Gulliver does endure many perilous journeys by sea and visit a number of faraway and exotic places. He is in danger several…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

In Romeo and Juliet, how does Juliet feel about love?

Juliet is very young, barely a teenager, and has no experience of love before she meets Romeo. Yet the character’s speech demonstrates that she is an intelligent and sensitive young woman with a…

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  • SCIENCE

Why does the world need photosynthesis?

Arguably, all the energy from the Earth originates from the sun. It is through photosynthesis that the sun’s energy is captured. Photosynthesis occurs within the chloroplasts of producers. A…

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  • BUD, NOT BUDDY

Why is Bud an orphan?

Bud is an orphan because his biological father left his family before Bud was born, and his mother died when he was six years old. Bud’s mother, Angela Janet Caldwell, is the daughter of a famous…

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  • SCIENCE

Why is potential difference the same in a parallel combination?

It has to do with the way the diagram is set up. The wire that is used has very little resistance to it, so the electrical current will flow freely from high potential to low potential. When you…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

In Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, Montag enters his home after his first meeting with Clarisse….

After meeting Clarisse in the beginning of Fahrenheit 451, Montag goes home and looks at a blank wall. However, the memory of Clarisse is so fresh in his memory that he can picture her perfectly….

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  • SCIENCE

How many elements shows catenation property?

Catenation is the property of an element, wherein the atom binds to like atoms. The most common example of catenating element is carbon. It’s atoms can bind with each other to form large chains….

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  • GEORGES BATAILLE

Is Batallie’s philosophy something we could realistically live by? Critically discuss with…

First, we will discuss Bataille’s principles of unproductive expenditure and transgression. Then, we will look at whether we can realistically live by Bataille’s philosophy. Unproductive…

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  • THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER

Explain how “The Fall of the House of Usher” is uncanny.

The uncanny or unheimlich is the uncomfortable or the strange. The German word unheimlich, meaning unhomelike, best captures the eerie feeling of the uncanny, the sense of the ordinary being “off”…

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  • HISTORY

What hardships did the Jamestown settlers face?

In May 1607, 104 settlers established a permanent colony at Jamestown. Life for these settlers was very hard and, by the end of the first year, only 38 of these men and women survived. Here are…

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  • THE ROAD NOT TAKEN

In “The Road Not Taken,” what does the traveler do when faced with a fork in the road?

When faced with a fork in the road, the traveler “look[s] down one as far as [he] could / To where it bent in the undergrowth” (lines 4-5). First, he checks one road out, noting that he cannot see…

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  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL

What is the plot of the story “A Christmas Carol?”

“A Christmas Carol” has a very distinct beginning, middle, and end. First, it takes place in Victorian London and focuses on the main character, Ebenezer Scrooge. The plot follows his journey from…

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  • THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND

What does the overseer of Kit’s grandfather’s plantation do in The Witch of Blackbird Pond?

Kit’s grandfather had hired an overseer named Bryant to manage the daily workings of his plantation in Barbados. At first, the overseer did not do most of the work on the plantation. Instead, Kit’s…

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  • A VALEDICTION: FORBIDDING MOURNING

What is the contrast John Donne is making between “sublunary lovers’ love” and the “refined” or…

In order to nail this question, you need to look at the stanza in which he actually uses the phrase. Dull sublunary lovers’ love (Whose soul is sense) cannot admit Absence, because it doth…

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  • HEALTH

Why is my urine flow intermittent? I have got my psa levels checked, and I suspected I had some…

I want to give a large disclaimer on this answer. I am not a medical professional. If you have serious concerns, you need to see a doctor. I am a health teacher, so I am not unfamiliar with some…

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  • RAYMOND’S RUN

Who is the protagonist in the story “Raymond’s Run”?

In Toni Cade Bambara’s short story “Raymond’s Run” the protagonist is Hazel Elizabeth Deborah Parker, who is known as Squeaky.The protagonist is the central character who generally…

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  • SCIENCE

Construct a timeline of the manned mission to space.

On October 4, 1957, the former Soviet Union (Russia) launched the world’s first artificial satellite, Sputnik I. This inaugural launch ushered in man’s efforts to conquer space as a frontier. At…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

What are the advantages and disadvantages of Nick as a narrator in The Great Gatsby?

The major advantage to having Nick be the narrator of The Great Gatsby is his intimacy with the situation. He is Daisy’s second cousin “once removed” and is neighbor to the eponymous Jay Gatsby….

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  • REFERENCE

I have recently done something so stupid and have the possibility of getting expelled or…

This must be such a painful and upsetting time for you. I cannot definitively answer your question because what your options are is a function of the policies at your school, but I can steer you…

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  • THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE

Who was Sherlock Holmes’ client in “The Red-Headed League?” What was his case?

In the story, “The Red-Headed League,” Sherlock Holmes’ client is a man named Jabez Wilson. He is about 60 years old and he runs a small pawn shop. He is a bachelor and does not have much…

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  • SCIENCE

By which name is modern cell theory called?

You got it already. Modern cell theory is known as “cell theory” or “modern cell theory.” Cell theory has been added to over the years, but its name doesn’t change. If you take into account the…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the pharmaceutical application of alkenes?

Alkenes are organic compounds made up of carbon and hydrogen atoms with one or more carbon- carbon double bonds. Their names end with ‘-ene’ and their physical state depends on their number of…

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