What is the relation of Emma Bovary with her children in the novel Madame Bovary written by…

# What is the relation of Emma Bovary with her children in the novel Madame Bovary written by…

• MADAME BOVARY

What is the relation of Emma Bovary with her children in the novel Madame Bovary written by…

Emma’s relationship with her child is challenging. Emma’s romanticized view of her life does not extend to her child, whom she treats as a burden that is inhibiting her opportunity for real love…

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• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What do you consider the qualities in Atticus that makes him such a good father to Jem and Scout?

There are several reasons why Atticus is a good father to Jem and Scout. The one that stands out the most to me is his conversation with Scout about walking in other’s shoes and how you never get…

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• PIANO

Describe the speaker, tone, and mood of the poem “Piano” by D. H. Lawrence.i need to know every…

The speaker of this poem does not identify himself, but we know that he is male, and he is old enough that the childhood he is remembering in this poem is in the past. The speaker is stirred by a…

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• MATH

x ,2x if the following pairs of angles are complementary, find the measure.

First you have to know the degree measure of complimentary angles. Complimentary angles when added togther are 90 dg. So now you can create a mathematical problem x+2x = 90 Solve for x Add like…

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• ROMEO AND JULIET

I need some ideas for a newspaper article about Romeo and Juliet, perhaps about sports between…

Does your article have to be true to the book or are you allowed to add things? Give me a little more info and I’ll try to advise you.

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• LITERATURE

What are three topic sentences and thesis I can have for the following question: Why did many…

I think one angle to begin your thinking on this essay would be in order to commemorate great heroes and cultural icons such as Odysseus and Aeneas. This literally allows such central characters to…

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• ROMEO AND JULIET

Shakespeare uses characters like Benvolio to put events into perspective. Name examples from the…

Benvolio is who I call the “peacemaker” of the group. In that very first scene where the fighting occurs, he’s the one who jumps in shouting “Part, fools! Put up your swords; you know not what you…

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• AP LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION

Additional materialsBesides a main text or texts, do you have any ancillary materials?

I use the theatrical representations of the books I teach as long as they follow closely to the literature. When I am teaching my Multicultural unit about diversity, I have some YouTube videos I…

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• THE PRISONER OF ZENDA

In Hope’s “The Prisoner of Zenda”, what are the similarities and differences between Russendyll…

Apart from the striking similarity of their appearance, the two men are not at all cut from the same cloth. Although the king is not a developed character in this story, the reader can deduce that…

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• A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Chapter 1 – What is the meaning of the first paragraph of A Tale of Two Cities?

This first paragraph of Dickens is a beautiful example of paradoxes, paradoxes to which each reader can relate. For, no historical period is without its benefits and its deficiencies. Also,…

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• FRANKENSTEIN

Where is the evil in the thoughts and actions of the monster? Do you think that he represents one…

The creature is angry only after he realizes the method in which he was created, the abandonment of his “father”, and the fact that he was not only abandoned, but created to be extremely ugly so…

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• OF MICE AND MEN

I need some songs that go with the important moments in Of Mice and Men.

eNotes has a great list of themes for Of Mice and Men: Idealism vs. RealityAlienation and LonelinessRace and RacismClass Conflict(Mental) DisabilityLoyaltyFriendship I’m not really up on who the…

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• JULIUS CAESAR

What consequences do you think Brutus will face for the choices he has made.Act IV

Technically, Brutus will not face any consequences for his actions, because he is dead by the end of the play. But if you’re asking this question just after reading the end of Act 3, then it would…

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• OTHELLO

Who is the tragic hero in “Othello”?help me please

A tragic hero typically is a human with an excess of a particular virtue or other quality. Often, the quality is hubris, or pride. One can have too much of a bad thing, or, conversely, too much of…

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• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Chapter 16 of To Kill a Mockingbird, how does Atticus’ risking his life affect Scout’s and…

The incident at the jail when the lynch mob comes for Tom affects Jem and Scout differently. Jem had understood the danger to his father at the time, whereas the real nature of what had…

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• THE MIRACLE WORKER

Before Annie Sullivan arrived in The Miracle Worker, what strategies were Helen Keller’s family…

To put it bluntly, the entire Keller family is at their wits end. Right before Annie Sullivan arrived, the family is finally considering the unthinkable: putting Helen in an asylum. James: You…

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• A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND

What is the conflict between the grandmother and the Misfit in “A Good Man is Hard to Find”?

Well, to put it simply, The Misfit is a mass murderer intent on killing the grandmother and her family, and understandably, she doesn’t want him to. It makes sense. That is the overarching…

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• SCIENCE

What does it mean when your bottom stomach valve is open all the time? During a barium swallow…

Ok, if it is a hiatus hernia, then your stomach contents are refluxing back up into your oesophagus. This is not uncommon, and antacids (or even pure peppermint) will help. It is often inherited….

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• ENDER’S GAME

In “Ender’s Game”, what happens in the final battle?

Agh! I can’t tell you that! I tried, but it was just too hard to give it away just like that, poof, causing you to miss out on reading one of the coolest endings of any book I’ve read! So, if…

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• MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN

Who is Sam Gribley in the book, My Side of the Mountain?

Sam Gribley is a young man, a teenager, who runs away from home to live in the wild. In the early pages of the novel, Sam relates the story of how “he ran away from his crowded New York apartment…

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• CHEMISTRY

What is the ratio of the average kinetic energies of hydrogen and helium at the same…

Kinetic energy refers to the energy of motion that matter may possess. On the atomic scale, it refers to the motion of all the atoms in a sample of matter. The atoms may be vibrating in place,…

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• 1984

How and why does “1984” use language as a method of influence? I need some help my essay is…

You’ll want to read this essay: Politics and the English Language (Orwell). http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/orwell46.htm. Orwell believed (quite correctly, I think) that language not only…

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• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What chapter did Scout walk Boo Radley home in “To Kill a Mockingbird”?

The chapter that you are looking for is the very, very end of the book, in chapter 31. If you haven’t gotten that far in the book, I highly recommend it, because it all ties together in a super…

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• HISTORY

Compare and contrast Squanto and Powhatan.

The most fruitful way to explore the similarities and differences between Squanto and Powhatan is to examine their attitudes toward the English settlers each encountered. By the time Squanto…

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• BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON

In “By the Waters of Babylon,” what is achieved by story’s first-person point of view?

The story’s first-person point of view slowly reveals the primitive nature of the narrator’s society and creates suspense as the story unfolds. We learn slowly where John is going and what he finds…

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• THE CALL OF THE WILD

In The Call of the Wild, does Manuel ever get caught for kidnapping Buck?

Manuel is a gardener’s helper working on Judge Miller’s property in the Santa Clara Valley. Manuel is a gambler who is addicted to betting on the Chinese lottery. He apparently fell in debt and…

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• HATCHET

What memory kept haunting Brian in “Hatchet”?

Throughout the novel , Brian is haunted by the memory of his mother’s “secret”. The secret that continues to invade Brian’s memory is the affair that his mother had while still married to his…

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• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is the best introduction for the following thesis statement on the book “To Kill a…

I’m not sure exactly where your teacher wants the thesis statement placed; however, a lot of teachers prefer the thesis to be the very last sentence in the first paragraph. If that is the case,…

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• HISTORY

In the Odyssey, what styles were representative of Odysseus’s time period?

Though Homer wrote both the Iliad and Odyssey most likely during the seventh century B.C.E., the period represented in the epics runs closer to the period between the twelfth and tenth century…

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• OEDIPUS REX

What does the choagos compare thebes to?

The Priest is appealing to the king, Oedipus, on behalf of the people of Thebes. He points out that people of all ages are at continually at the altars, praying to the gods for relief from their…

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• HISTORY

How much did the Palace of Versailles cost during King Louis XIV reign?What effect did it have on…

The total cost of Versailles is difficult to estimate. The following response offers the reasons why it was and still is difficult to pin down, as well as the best ‘guess’ made by historical…

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• ROMEO AND JULIET

How does Juliet’s soliloquy in Act 2, Scene 5 compare with her soliloquy in Act 3, Scene 2 of…

In both soliloquies, Juliet is waiting, and her wait is related to feeling of love. In Act 2, Scene 5, she is waiting for Nurse to bring news from Romeo about wedding plans, while in Act 3, Scene…

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• FAHRENHEIT 451

In “Fahrenheit 451” how are Clarisse and Mildred similar in either their activites or beliefs?

Clarisse and Mildred are not similar in many ways, and Bradbury most likely did that on purpose. Mildred was a symbol of their society’s mindlessness, and Clarisse was a symbol for what their…

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• GREAT EXPECTATIONS

What are some symbols in Great Expectations by Charles Dickens?

Certainly the rotting bridal cake of Miss Havisham and her yellowed wedding dress are symbolic of the wasted life of a once beautiful woman who was abandoned by her fiancee on her wedding day….

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• ENDER’S GAME

What is ironic about Colonel Graff taking Ender’s hand in Ender’s Game? How does Graff blaspheme…

The act of holding someone’s hand means the person loves and will protect the one he is holding hands with. Graff does not love Ender, and he has no intention of protecting him. Graff wants to take…

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• CRUELTY

Cruelty Towards AnimalsDo you think that there should be more consequences for the people who…

I wholeheartedly favor stronger penalties for animal abusers. Domestic animals are dependent on humans for care and have no way to alert authorities or otherwise get help. For someone to abuse a…

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• I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS

Who is Florida Taylor and what was the impact of the ceremony sister attended in I Know Why the…

Florida Taylor is the deceased wife of one of Stamps’ denizens, Mr. George Taylor. Florida Taylor had died the summer before, and George Taylor, who had been married to her for forty years, depends…

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• THE MIRACLE WORKER

In The Miracle Worker, when Helen throws a fit because of her parents’ absence, what does Annie…

Helen actually throws a fit because of her parents’ absence twice in Act Two. The first time is at the dinner table when Annie has excused everyone but Helen. The second time is at the cottage…

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• HISTORY

What changes did Pax Romana make in government, laws, census, army and roads?

The period known as the Pax Romana, or “peace of Rome,” began in the year 27 BC when Octavius took the throne as the Emperor Augustine, ending the period of civil wars and beginning the age of the…

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• THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM—1963

What did Kenny bring out of church and what did the one boy at the Landing do in Watsons Go to…

The boy at Collier’s Landing, “Miss Thomas’s little boy Jimmy”, got caught up in a kind of whirlpool there in the water and drowned (Chapter 13). Kenny brings out the tattered shoe of a little…

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• RICHARD CORY

What are the literary devices used in “Richard Cory”?

The primary literary device at work in the poem is the situational irony that is realized in its conclusion. How ironic that Richard Cory, the one man in town who seemed to have everything…

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• TWILIGHT

What is the connection between New Moon and human ingenuity (mankind…

When New Moon begins, Bella is alone. Edward has left her, believing his departure would better serve to protect her. He must break her heart, or at least make her believe he no longer wants to…

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• ROMEO AND JULIET

In Act 3, Scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet, what plan does Friar Lawrence have outlined for Romeo’s…

Friar Lawrence suggests that that Romeo fly to Juliet’s chamber to comfort her before fleeing to Mantua. In regards to comforting Juliet, the Friar suggests that Romeo not stay “till the watch be…

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• ELLEN FOSTER

What is the setting of Ellen Foster and the tone?

While I can’t write a book report for you, I’ll be happy to assist you with the setting and tone of Ellen Foster. Overall, the novel occurs in the South, specifically in North Carolina. The year…

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• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, how does the fact of not having a mother affect Jem and Scout?

In the beginning of the novel, a few pages in, Scout directly addresses this issue. She states of herself, “our mother died when I was two, so I never felt her absence.” So, Scout doesn’t really…

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• THE VIEW FROM SATURDAY

Why was the trophy called loving cup in The View from Saturday?

A cup, usually silver, with two handles, of the type that is given as a championship prize, is traditionally called a “loving cup”. The term takes on a double meaning, however, when the Souls win…

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• FRANKENSTEIN

Where is the evil in the thoughts and actions of the monster? Do you think that they each…

It is hard to say that the monster represents one side of human nature, because the monster is a product of his surroundings and of the treatment from his creator, Victor Frankenstein. The monster…

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• HISTORY

How has cable TV changed daily life in America?

The advent of cable television has transformed the daily of the vast majority of Americans in a number of ways. Cable television has contributed a great deal to globalization, providing viewers…

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• THINGS FALL APART

In Things Fall Apart, were the Igbo people civilized?

The question of civilization is central to the conflict between the Igbo and the British. It goes back to Kipling’s “White man’s burden”- the idea that Europeans and Westerners in general (and the…

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• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In “To Kill a Mockingbird”, describe Scout’s feelings about the Radley place and Boo Radley.

The very idea of meeting Boo gives Scout the creeps, but she is attracted, as kids are, to the goosebumps feeling she gets whenever the subject of him or the Radley place comes up. Unlike Dill and…

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