What is the significance of the two important symbols introduced in Chapter 2 of The Great…

# What is the significance of the two important symbols introduced in Chapter 2 of The Great…

• ALGEBRA1

calculate sum k!*k for k=1 to k=n

To find sum k!*k from k = 1 to k = n. Solution: Let Sn = 1!*1+2!*2+3!*3+4!*4+….n!*n…..(1) We take the rth term ar = r!*r = r1*(r+1 -r) = (r+1)! – r!. We rewrite each term on the right side…

• CALCULUS

If y=(1+x^2)^3 find dy/dx.

We have y=(1+x^2)^3 We have to find dy/dx. We can use the chain rule here. dy/dx = 3(1 + x^2)^2*2x => dy/dx = 6x(1 + x^2)^2 The required result is 6x*(1 + x^2)^2

• THE GREAT GATSBY

What is the significance of the two important symbols introduced in Chapter 2 of The Great…

In The Great Gatsby, the eye glasses and eye doctor symbolize blindness. Blindness is virtually everywhere in the novel. Gatsby is blinded by love to the truth of his relationship with Daisy. He…

• GOOD COUNTRY PEOPLE

In O’Conner’s “Good Country People” why are the characters’ names significant?

Concerning names in “Good Country People”: Mrs. Freeman’s name is ironic because she isn’t free–she’s a tenant farmer. Mentally, she is anything but free–she’s a simpleton who quotes platitudes…

• CATHEDRAL

In “Cathedral,” what is the significance of the blind man’s lack of vision?

This is a great question. Of course, there is a massive irony in this story. Robert, the blind man that your question refers to, although he does lack vision, ironically shows that he “sees” far…

• RABINDRANATH TAGORE

I need to assemble a presentation on The Postmaster by Rabindranath Tagore in 10 slides, with a…

I think that you have some distinct choices to be made on the outset of the assignment. The 10 slides idea is easy to fulfill, in my opinion. I would say that your first slide or two might…

• TRIGONOMETRY1

We have to solve 2*(cos x)^2 + 3*sin x = 3 for 0< x< pi. 2*(cos x)^2 + 3*sin x = 3 use (cos x)^2 = 1 – (sin x)^2 => 2*( 1 – (sin x)^2) + 3*sin x = 3 let sin x = y => 2(1 – y^2) + 3y =…

• SCIENCE

Do you think the Flynn effect really means that your generation is more intelligent than your…

There might be a couple of issues at play here. One of them is the basic idea that more children today attend school than in previous generations. There is wider access to schooling and the…

• MATH

What is the shortest path between the three points (4, 7), (2, 3) and (0, 1)?

You want the length of the shortest path which has all the three points (4, 7), (2, 3) and (0, 1) on it. Let us first find the distance between each of the points. We use the relation for the…

• GRAMMAR

major english words What are the major English word formation rules?Discuss with examples of your…

One major rule is that English words can be made by agglutination — by adding affixes to base words. For example, you can start with the word “intention” and add the suffix “al.” That makes…

• LITERATURE

university wits Write a critical note on “UNIVERSITY WITS”? plz answer in detail

Hmmmm, what a strange idea to contemplate! I have two thoughts about what you might mean by this. You could mean professors in college or friends in college that we know personally that could be…

• MACBETH

How does the witches’ rhyming couplet refrain add to atmosphere in Macbeth?

The famous lines “Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble” have much power in Act IV, sc 1. When the act opens, there is thunder, and the setting is in a cavern with a…

• TO A SKYLARK

Explain how Percy Bysshe Shelley relates the skylark’s song to his own efforts to write poetry in…

The part of this poem that you are looking for comes in the eighth stanza, where Shelley compares how unknowable the skylark is to a poet writing his poetry. This is of course the first of several…

• REFERENCE

What is a sentence for vernal commencement (meaning: beginning of spring)?

The sense of the vernal commencement does indeed refer to the onset of spring. It was considered the time when nature came alive. It was a time when birds would build nests, vegetation would grow,…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Using Francis and Scout as examples, whose method of upbringing in To Kill a Mockingbird was more…

I should point out that Cousin Francis is actually Alexandra’s grandson. Francis is the son of Henry Hancock, “who left home as soon as was humanly possible.” Henry and his wife “deposit” Francis…

• HISTORY

How did Republican pro-business policies encourage economic growth in the 1920s?

The 1920s are considered to be a time when the government pretty much got out of the way of business and allowed it to operate as it pleased. Conservative historians, in particular, believe that…

• THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

In Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” why does the crew’s joy shift to horror?

The crew’s joy shift to horror in the poem by Coleridge The Rime of the Ancient Mariner because, at first, they took the passing fog as a bad sign but within it they saw the appearance of the…

• MATH

I have 90% in English. The last exam has a weightage of 25%. What is the minimum I can get out of…

You want to get an overall of 85%. Your present marks are 90% and they have a weightage of 75%. The exam that you just wrote has a weightage of 25%. Let the marks you need to get in this for your…

• WE ARE SEVEN

In William Wordsworth’s poem, what is the significance of the repetitive words in “We Are…

In the poem “We are Seven” by William Wordsworth, a little girl is seen playing in a churchyard. In the poem the poet attempts to ask the girl how many are in her family. She is a very energetic…

• THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

In Samuel Coleridge’s poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” how did the Mariner relieve his…

In Coleridge’s epic poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” the mariner and his shipmates have been without water for an extended period of time. Their ship is “becalmed,” meaning that without a…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, what was Boo Radley’s childhood like?

Poor Boo (Arthur Radley)! He had a very dysfunctional childhood. His father was a religious fanatic that was very severe with his son and kept him a virtual prisoner in his own house. The rumor was…

• HARRISON BERGERON

Identify and discuss the significance of the narrative points of view of “Harrison Bergeron,”…

“Harrison Bergeron” is told in third person limited point of view. This means that the story is narrated by an outside figure, not a character in the story, who is able to know the thoughts of one…

• A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN

Where does James Joyce use the word epiphany in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man?

Oddly enough, I don’t recall ever seeing the word “epiphany” in Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. His work is famous for its epiphanies, as is Dubliners, but I don’t believe he…

• ESSAY LAB

Could you please advise me on how to write a literary commentary?Hello, I am David and I just…

A literary commentary is, I’m assuming, a literary analysis. There are any number of ways that you might do this. What you want to do is look at the specific text that you were assigned. In this…

• JULIUS CAESAR

IN JULIUS CAESAR,ACT 2 SCENE 1 & 2,WHAT DOES IT TELL YOU ABOUT BRUTUS’S PERSONALITY?please…

In Act 2 scene 1 there are many major points that emphasize about Brutus’character. In the first scene of Act 2 we come to know that Brutus is actually in a civil strife between the love for Rome…

• MATH

Find the unit vector in the direction of <-1,6>

We have to find the unit vector in the direction of <-1, 6> The vector in the direction of <-1, 6> is v = (-1i + 6j) The unit vector is v / |v| => (-1i + 6j) / sqrt [(-1) ^2 + 6^2]…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, what does the symbol about old trees, pillars and old tradition mean?

The old trees in Maycomb and the pillars of the courthouse stand for the traditions of the Old South, the South prior to the Civil War. In the novel, Harper Lee describes the pillars of the…

• CHEMISTRY

How do I balance the equation: C6H5COOH + O2 = CO2 + H2O? Also, are there a general set of rules…

The equation that needs to be balanced is: C6H5COOH + O2 –> CO2 + H2O To balance these kind of equations follow these steps: First balance the carbon atoms on both the sides. So the number of…

• THE GIVER

In Lois Lowry’s book, The Giver, explain how the author uses the character to explore the conflict.

The title character of The Giver, first known as the “Receiver” shows conflict with his knowledge. He is the only one in the community who can seen the frivolity and violation that the community…

• HISTORY

How does mary rowlandson project colonization?

• NIGHT

In Night, how do the Jews react to the arrival of the German soldiers into Hungary?

The first chapter details the feelings of the Jewish community in Sighet. It appears that they fill themselves in false optimism, choosing to ignore the very real threat that faces them as a…

• ERNEST HEMINGWAY

What are some recent analyses of Hemingway’s works from the field of literary stylistics?

Two recent works dating from 2010 that examine Hemingway from a stylistic perspective are an academic paper and a book. The scholarship comes from academicians in China and India, respectively….

• A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

What comedy of errors can be found in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream ?

A comedy of errors often includes mistaken identity. It can also refer to mistakes made by foolish people.One example of a comedy of error that we see in A Midsummer Night’s Dream is Puck mistaking…

How can political change impact a country’s tourism industry? How can political change…

Political change in a country can seriously impact the prospects for the tourism industry in that country. Radical changes in a countries politics can cause tourists to fear for their safety and,…

• ANTON CHEKHOV

In the story “A Problem,” with which character in the story do you sympathize most strongly?

You have picked an excellent story to study! This short story asks us the haunting question about when it is best to show tenderness or judgement to someone who has gone off the straight and…

• POLITICAL SCIENCE

What are some major similarities between the political expressions conserative and liberal?What…

The answer to this depends to some extent on the country that you are talking about. In the United States, the two ideologies share a great deal in common. For example, in the US, both…

• A DOLL’S HOUSE

In A Doll’s House, what did Helmer mean when he said “miracle of miracles” at the end of the play?

Helmer’s last words, which we are told are said when “a hope strikes him” in the stage directions, are shown to refer back to what Nora says just a few lines earlier: HELMER: Nora–can I ever be…

• POETRY

Can you explain subjectivity in English poetry from 1780 to the 1970?

Subjectivity encompasses a broad scope and is defined as: belonging to the thinking subject rather than to the object pertaining to or characteristic of an individual; personalplacing excessive…

• LITERATURE

Is the short story a fascinating form of literature?Is the short story a fascinating form of…

Well, obviously this is a very subjective question so your response is going to vary from person to person. You might benefit from posting this question on the Literature Discussion Board to gain a…

• HISTORY

What are some good examples of a thesis for a research paper on the Scientific Revolution?

A good thesis might be that the Scientific Revolution was a direct result and product of the Renaissance. Prior to the Renaissance, the standard of knowledge was Scholasticism–that is, authority…

• TWELFTH NIGHT

Which character is the wisest in Twelfth Night?

The answer to this question concerns my favourite character in this play: Feste. As always with Shakespearian fools, they often, under the guise of their foolishness, show far more wisdom and…

• MATH

If x + 3y = 8 and 4x – 7y = 1, what is the value of x + y?

We have the two equations x + 3y = 8 and 4x – 7y = 1. We can see that it is not possible to multiply the equations by any number and add or subtract them to achieve a common coefficient for x and…

• FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON

Why is Alice hesitant to become romantically involved with Charlie in Flowers for Algernon?From…

The section you have indicated may of course be different in my book, but I think there is lots of evidence there to answer the question you have asked. When Charlie goes to see Alice in his old…

• PHYSICS

Why is the path of a laser beam invisible after it originates, but once it is reflected by a…

LASER is an acronym for light amplification by simulated emission of radiation. A laser beam is highly coherent and has a negligible divergence. This property of lasers makes a laser beam invisible…

• MATH

What is the value of 0 cube?

For any number the cube of the number represents the number multiplied with itself twice. x^3 = x*x*x So 0 cubed = 0*0*0 = 0 Therefore 0 cubed is equal to 0.

• LAW AND POLITICS

Was the defendant’s argument a good argument in the following case?United States v. Soussi, 316…

The defendant’s argument was both compelling and legally sound. Searches pursuant to lawfully issued warrants must describe the premises to be searched and indicate the items which one anticipates…

• ROMEO AND JULIET

In Romeo and Juliet, how does Shakespeare use dramatic irony in Act 2 Scene 2 (the balcony scene)?

This is a great question! Remember the definition of dramatic irony: dramatic irony is defined as when someone on the stage and/or the audience knows something that one or several of the other…

• SCIENCE

Define cognition, examing simple, complex, and natural concepts.

Cognition (lat. “to know”) is the term for the mental process, roughly akin to “thinking”. The human thought process has many components, some of which are as follows: Attention = alertness…

• LINGUISTICS

Differentiate the generative property of language.

The generative property of language is the characteristic of grammar development that is based on the assumption that all humans have an innate and natural ability to produce language. What the…