# What is the rising action in the play “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell?

**DEATH OF A SALESMAN**

**How does Willy’s inability to deal with technology connect to his lack of success as a salesman?**

I think that Willy’s lack of familiarity with technology represents one more domain of how the world has changed without him in it. Of the many challenges Willy endures, one of them is the idea…

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**TRIFLES**

**What is the rising action in the play “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell?**

The plot of any piece of literature consists of the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and denouement. The exposition offers background information and an introduction to the…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**What conclusions would Shakespeare’s audience reach about the relationship between Juliet and her…**

From viewing the play Romeo and Juliet on stage, Shakespeare’s audience would draw the following conclusions: Juliet is a rich, spoiled little brat. She whines and pouts when she doesn’t get her…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**How would an audience interpret Lord Montague’s comments about making a statue in gold for Juliet?**

To me, there are two ways to interpret this statement. First, you could take it as a truly sincere statement of regret. Lord Montague is trying to show that he is sad about Juliet dying and he is…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**ACT 4 SCENE 5 what does the Nurse’s reaction to Juliet’s death show an audience?**

To me, this depends on how you see the nurse and how you think that she feels about Juliet. If you think that she truly loves Juliet, then this scene shows her stricken with grief. She’s so sad,…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**Act 4 scene 5, how does Lord Capulet show regret for this daughter’s death?explore the way in…**

If you recall, the last time Capulet spoke to his daugher, it was with great anger and he pretty much told her to get out if she wasn’t going to marry Paris, so when he speaks the lines: Ready to…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**How are Lady Capulet’s feelings for Juliet shown when Nurse and she discover Juliet’s “death” in…**

In Act IV, scene v of Romeo and Juliet, Nurse has entered Juliet’s chamber on the morn of Juliet’s marriage to County Paris. Nurse is trying to rouse Juliet from sleep with jests and…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**How did the trials affect the church?**

It seems that the trials tore the church apart. There were many who wanted to rebel. We know this because in Act IV, Parris is feeling the impact as the minister of the society’s rebellion. The…

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**OEDIPUS REX**

**What important function does Jocasta play in the play and the film other than being Oedipus…**

Aside from the fact that Jocasta is Oedipus’ mother, wife, and the mother of his children, she plays a role in the drama unlike the rest of the characters. In the midst of his trials, Jocasta is…

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**MATH**

**Add the following ( 2x^2 + 5xy ) + ( 4x – 7xy ) – 2x^2.**

To add (2x^2+5xy)+(4x-7xy)-2x^2. To do the operation of adding , we open the brackets and then bring the like terms together and add the like terms. 2x^2+5xy +4x-7xy -2x^2. The first term 2x^2…

**SCIENCE**

**What is Fahrenheit equivalentf 31 Celsius ?**

We’ll write: F = Fahrenheit temperature C = Celsius temperature We’ll use the conversion formula and we’ll substitute 31 for Celsius. C = (5/9)(F-32) 31= (5/9)(F-32) We’ll multiply by (9/5): 31*9/5…

**MATH**

**Determine the x angle if 2sin^2x+sin(-x)-1=0**

To determine the angle 2sin^x +sin (-x) -1 = 0. We know sin (-x) = -sinx. Therefore the given equation could be written as: 2sin^2x -sinx -1 = 0 . 2s^2 – s -1 = 0 is a quadratic in s, where s =…

**ANIMAL FARM**

**Why is Animal Farm still relevent to the modern day world?Why is Animal Farm still relevant to…**

Well, I think there are a number of answers that could be given to this question, and you might want to think about transferring this question to the discussion board so that you can gain a wide…

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**MATH**

**Differentiate with respect to x y = (5 – 1/x)/(x – 1)**

To differentiate with respect to x: y = (5-1/x)/(x-1). y = 5/(x-1) – 1/[x(x-1)] y = 5/(x-1) – (1/(x-1) + 1/x) y = 5/(x-1) – 1/(x-1) +1/x y = 4/(x-1) +1/x Now we differentiate both sides: dy/dx =…

**OF MICE AND MEN**

**Can you give me some help on an introduction to an essay in which I must discuss Steinbeck’s…**

An introduction should perform three functions: draw in the reader transition to the thesis use a thesis to explain the purpose of the paper. If writing about Crooks, to hook the audience, you…

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**ARTS**

**What should i do my “Theatre History” Paper on?I have a long paper (10pgs) due at the end of the…**

How about the role of women in the Kabuki Theatre of Japan? As you may know, that theatrical art form was started by a woman but when the female performers proved to be as popular off stage as on,…

**MATH**

**Solve the problem (x+3)^3 + 2(x+3)^2 – 8(x+3) = 0 Do i have to turn into an equation about x?**

(x+3)^3 + 2(x+3)^2 – 8(x+3) = 0. To solve the equation. We need not turn into an equation in x , as all the terms are the powers of x+3 and we can treat x+3 itself as one variable t and solve for…

**OSCAR WILDE**

**What is the theme of “The Sphinx Without a Secret” by Oscar Wilde?**

No doubt you have studied the sheer irony of this short story, about a woman whose secret turns out to be that she does not have a secret at all. The very thing Lady Alroy uses to attract a man,…

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**MATH**

**Why the absolute value of a complex number is (a^2+b^2)^1/2 ?**

A complex number is of the type z = x+iy, where x and y are real and i is sqrt(-1). z bar = x-iy is called the conjugate of complex number x+iy . Also x+iy is the complex conjugate number of the…

**SCIENCE**

**About Redi’s experiment, describe the experiment that he conducted.**

In this experiment, the Italian doctor Francesco Redi was trying to disprove the idea of spontaneous generation. In this case, he was trying to prove that maggots came from flies rather than just…

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**In Fahrenheit 451 why is it surprising that Beatty knows the Master Ridley quote?**

The major reason that this is surprising is that Beatty is a big shot in this society. He is a captain of firemen. You would think that a guy who is a captain of firemen would be really into…

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**HISTORY**

**How do the effects of the Crusades compare in the Muslim and Christian worlds?**

The effects of the Crusades tended to favor the Christian world of Western Europe when compared to the Muslim world of the Middle East. The Crusades began the breakdown of feudal society in…

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**SCIENCE**

**Capacitor of 6 microf is conected in parallel with the combination of 4 microf capacitor and a 3…**

Since the capacitors 3 microF and 4 microF are in series will be replaced by a capacitor that has the capacitance Cs. 1/Cs = 1/4 + 1/3 1/Cs = (3+4)/4*3 1/Cs = 7/12 Cs = 12/7 Now, the capacitor that…

**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**What’s Calpurnias attitude towards others in chapter 3?**

Calpurnia’s attitude is somewhat morally superior. He language becomes what Lee calls “erratic” but I think what Scout hears is Cal’s language she usually uses with black folk. Cal is comfortable…

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**PHYSICS**

**A ball is thrown down vertically with an initial speed of 20.5 m/s from a height of 58.8m.What…**

We have the initial speed: v0 = 20.5 m/s. We also know the height from where the ball is thrown: h = 58.8m. We’ll write the equation of the motion: v^2 = v0^2 + 2g*h v = sqrt(v0^2 + 2g*h) (1) We’ll…

**MATH**

**How are used imaginary numbers in solving quadratic equations ?**

It is vague to say imaginary numbers are used in quadratic equations. A quadratic equation is 2nd degree polynomial equation , ax^2+bx+c = 0 ,where the quadratic coefficient of x^2 a , the linear…

**MACBETH**

**In act 5, what methods does Shakespeare use to create suspense? What are specific examples from…**

Shakespeare’s Act 5 is full of suspense. The most effective way of achieving suspense is the short scenes that alternate between Macbeth in the castle and the gathering of forces outside the…

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**NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN**

**In No Country for Old Men, how does McCarthy move from one scene to another?**

Cormac McCarthy begins No Country for Old Men in medias res, or “in the middle of the action,” which is common for an episodic tale in which men are searching for each other (like The Odyssey, for…

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**MATH**

**Write the point slope form of an equation of the line that passes through the given point and has…**

The equation of the line with slope m passing through a point (x1,y1) is given by: (y-y1) = m(x-x1)…(1) Therefore, the equation of the line with slope m = -2 and passing through (1,3) is got…

**MATH**

**Equation 3 + x = 24 / ( x + 1 ) is a quadratic equation ?**

(3+x) = 24/(x+1) First w need to rewrite th equations. We will get rid of the fraction by multiplying the equation by the denominator. Let us multuply by (x+1): ==>(3 +x)(x+1) = 24 ==> Now…

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**GREAT EXPECTATIONS**

**What are the reasons why Pip’s expectations of becoming a gentleman do not come true in Great…**

Over the course of his up and down life, the most important lesson Pip learns is that wealth and status are not the most important things in life. Much of his life was spent in pursuit of his…

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**BEOWULF**

**How are the poem and movie Beowulf different based on the conflict good vs. evil?**

Beowulf, the text, is all about contrasting imagery: light and dark, good and evil, pagan and Christian. The imagery from the text associates all dark imagery with evil and light imagery with…

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**ALICE WALKER**

**What is an example of personification and metaphors in poem at “Thirty nine” by Alice Walker?**

In this poem, the speaker is reflecting on her past relationship with her father as she thinks about how she has lived her life to date. It has a sweet, somber, yet strong tone to convey her sense…

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**MATH**

**A dolphin moves in water towards an obstacle at a speed of 15 m/s. At 2m from the obstacle, it…**

Let t be the time at which the dolphin receives the return signal, and let d be the distance that the dolphin travels in that time. Then, d = t*15 m/s The original distance D from the dolphin to…

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**HEART OF DARKNESS**

**Discuss the presentation of colonialism in Heart of Darkness.**

Your original question asked more than one question, so I have edited it and instead of focussing on racism I have chosen to focus on colonialism, which is in a sense the major theme of this…

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**CINEMA AND DRAMA**

**Why is the film Mr. Smith Goes to Washington idealistic?**

In addition to the film’s idealistic, feel-good ending, its premise is also unrealistic and romantic. If you keep in mind that Idealists and Romanticists trust wholly in the power of the…

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**SUSAN GRIFFIN**

**Is there an upbeat mood in “Love Should Grow Up Like a Wild Irisin the Fields”?**

There is an upbeat and positive mood in the fact that there is optimism in the poem, however, in the idea that love, if it is to flourish at all, must come from “the midst of everything else.”…

**GRAHAM GREENE**

**In “The Case for the Defence,” explain “domes of silence muting the court”.**

I think that what Greene is referring to here is the impact that mistakes would have on the prestige and honor of the court system. The phrase that you mention is given right at the start of the…

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**SUSAN GRIFFIN**

**What is the basic image of the poem “Love Should Grow Up Like a Wild Iris in the Fields”?**

The wild iris is the basic image of the poem, and it occurs six times as the image of the growth of love as an ideal. It is the constant pattern of what love should be. At the end the speaker…

**SUSAN GRIFFIN**

**What are the initial images in the poem “Love Should Grow Up Like a Wild Iris in the Fields”?**

Strange as it may seem, there will be some readers who have not seen a domestically grown iris, let alone a wild iris. Hopefully a quick Internet search can give you the general description of an…

**PRELUDES**

The idea of stanza five is that there is a power somewhere which may be able to make sense out of the urban images, and that this power, through suffering, may be able to redeem the people who are…

**EDWARD TAYLOR**

**Info on Upon a Spider Catching a Fly-wasp,fly,spider&nightingale & their likeness to…**

In “Upon a Spider Catching a Fly” there are several different religious interpretations. The poem appears here: Thou sorrow, venom Elfe: Is this thy play,To spin a web out of thyselfe To Catch…

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**PRELUDES**

**What do references to the body mean?**

References to the body in most of Eliot’s poetry have negative connotations about the sustainability and viability of the human race to continue and prosper. There are not many references to the…

**SCIENCE**

**When a wire is connected to 9 volt battery, the current is 0.020 ampere. What is the resistance…**

In order to get the answer to this you must know the equation that gives you the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance. That equation, which is derived from Ohm’s law is R = v/r In…

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**MATH**

**What is the derivative of the function f(x) = 2x^3+1 in the point x=1?**

f(x) = 2x^3+1. To find the derivative of the function at x = 1. We know derivative x^n = d/dx(k*x^n) = (k*x^n0′ = k * nx^(n-1). Using this we get d/dx (k) = d/dx(kx^0) = 0. Or the drivative of a…

**MATH**

**Write the condition for 3 lines in Cartesian coordinates to concur. (give examples)**

When 3 lines are concurring, we can find the solution of the any two among the 3 equations and substitute the solution in the 3rd equation to get the condition. Also when 3 lines are generally…

**HAMLET**

**In the Act IV in the play Hamlet, compare and contrast Fortinbras and Hamlet, explaining their…**

Overall, Hamlet and Fortinbras are foils. Both men are sons whose fathers have died. Each wants to avenge his father’s death. However, the big difference is that Hamlet is seized by doubt at every…

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**CHEMISTRY**

**Describe the chemical formula: KMnO4____________________ NaClO4____________________…**

Let’s recall the meaning of a chemical formula: it is describing compounds, using atomic symbols to identify the elements. KMnO4: compound = potassium permanganate K = 1 potassium atom Mn = 1…

**HISTORY**

**What might have caused some people to become loyalists?**

There were many possible reasons why an American colonist at the time of the American Revolution might become (or remain) a loyalist (also called a Tory). Here are a few: Loyalty. After all,…

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**GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS**

**What’s the difference between allegory and symbolism?**

Basically, an allegory is a type of story and symbolism is a tool that is used in virtually every form of literature. When an author uses symbolism, she causes an object to represent something…