# What is the Silver Age of Russian Culture?

**FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE / WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF**

**What are the specific roles of each color in for colored girls who have considered suicide when…**

This choreopoem, twenty separate poems set to music, is one of my favorites. Six of the seven women represent colors of the rainbow, and the seventh symbolizes the black woman. The rainbow is a…

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**HISTORY**

**What is the Silver Age of Russian Culture?**

Enjoyed my Russian history courses the most out of my college experience. Some have said that the Silver Age is so named because the Golden Age was better. I don’t think that’s true, just that…

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**HISTORY**

**In 1920 compared to 1919, what were the possibilities for long term peace in Europe?**

It looks to me like you are asking what happened in 1919 that made the outlook for peace worse in 1920 than it had been in 1919. I would argue that the Treaty of Versailles, signed in May of 1919,…

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**MATH**

**Use of discriminantUse the discriminant to determine the number and type of solutions for the…**

You need to remember the quadratic formula such that: You need to identify the coefficients a,b,c such that: You should know that the radicand is called discriminant since the number of…

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**HISTORY**

**In what ways in the 1920’s did France seek to prevent the resurgence of Germany?**

I would highlight the following things that France did during this decade to try to prevent Germany from regaining its strength and becoming a threat to France again: The French tried to make…

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**TRIFLES**

**What makes One-Act dramas like Trifles effective?**

One-Act plays have become more popular after they showed that they can produce the same effect of quasi instant gratification in the same level that a short story does. One of the factors for its…

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**THANK YOU, M’AM**

**What is an analysis between inside and outside to the two characters (Mrs. Jones and Roger) in…**

Langston Hughes’ short story “Thank You, M’am” is one of trust and second chances. What happens outside and what happens inside are distinctly different in this story. When Mrs. Jones meets Roger,…

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**ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT**

**In All Quiet on the Western Front, what dreams do the various members of the group have about…**

The men’s dreams of going home seem to vary based on their age and experience. For example, Detering who is one of the older men in the group has left behind his wife and his farm which he talks…

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**MATH**

**Find and sketch through the important points, i.e, x, y intercept, vertex, etc.3x^2…**

To sketch 3x^2 -2y^2-6x-12y-27= 0. We bring this to the standard form. 3x^2-6x – (2y^2 +12y) = 27. 3(x^2-2y ) – 2(y^2 +6y) = 27. 3(x^2-2y+1)-3 – 2(y^2+6y+3^2) + 18 = 27 3(x-1)^2 -2(y+1)^2 = 27…

**THE BALLAD OF RUDOLPH REED**

**Who is the speaker in “The Ballad of Rudolph Reed?”***not 14 days**

The speaker in this poem is not anyone in particular. It is an omniscient third party whose identity we cannot know. We have no hints as to who is speaking — all we know is that the speaker can…

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**MATH**

**find and sketch important points ( i.e, x, y intercept, vertex, etc.)3x^2 – 2y^2-6x-12y-27=0**

Here we are given the equation: 3x^2 – 2y^2 – 6x – 12y – 27= 0. First let’s rewrite this as follows: 3x^2 – 6x – 2y^2 – 12y = 27 => 3(x^2 – 2x ) – 2(y^2 + 6y) = 27 Let’s complete the squares…

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**SCIENCE**

**Do you think that in the future, medical science will be able to allow people to live forever?**

I think what we need to find an answer to is whether should medical science make people live forever. As we have seen, changes in medical science have been able to extend human life a lot. We now…

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**How is the theme of duality represented in Frankenstein and one other novel you have studied…**

When you are completing a comparison and contrast essay, you should begin brainstorming. I would first start with a Venn Diagram. If you are not familiar with a Venn Diagram, it is two circles that…

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**SCIENCE**

**A bicycle pump contains 50 cm^3 of air at a pressure of 1×10^5 Pa. What would be the volume of…**

The bicycle pump contains 50 cm^3 of air at a pressure of 1×10^5 Pa. We need to find the volume if the pressure is increased to 2.1×10^5 Pa. We use the ideal gas law here. PV = nRT, where P is…

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**THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET**

**What role does death play in The House on Mango Street?**

In The House on Mango Street, death serves as a consequence of a disadvantaged life, as a symbol for freedom, and as a catalyst for hope. Geraldo No Last Name dies one night in a car accident, and…

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**ELIZABETH BISHOP**

**What are some of the techniques used by Elizabeth Bishop to reinforce the themes of the poem…**

Before we can discuss the techniques that Elizabeth Bishop uses to reinforce her theme, we must realize her poems rarely have an easy moral or a clear “meaning.” What Bishop’s poems do have–and…

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**MATH**

**Find and sketch through important points, i.e., x, y-intercept, vertex, etc.1. y^2 + 6y +8x…**

To sketch y^2 + 6y +8x +25=0 We know that this is second degree expression in y. So it is parabola. Now put this in he standard form (y-k)^2 = 4a(x-h) , which is astandard parabola with vertex…

**SCIENCE**

**A gas syringe contains 50 cm^3 of oxygen gas at 20 deg C. If the temperature was increased to 45…**

We use the ideal gas law here. PV = nRT, where P is pressure, V is volume, n is number of moles, R is the gas constant, and T is temperature. Initially the gas syringe contains 50 cm^3 of oxygen…

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**SCIENCE**

**When salt is placed on ice , the ice melts. Why?**

A block of ice left undisturbed is in a state of thermal equilibrium. There is a portion of the ice that melts to form water and at the same time an equal amount of water solidifies to form ice….

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**What elements of tragedy are common in both plays: “Romeo and Juliet” and “Oedipus Rex” ?**

I think when most people hear “tragedy” as a literary genre, the first thing that comes to mind is death, which is–ultimately–one similarity between these two plays, though probably not the…

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**SCIENCE**

**Ice on a car windscreen will disappear as you drive along, even without the heater on. Why?**

As someone who has lived in the Nortern part of the United States, may I say that, having observed windshield ice on a personal level, ice will sometimes disappear from the windshield if it is not…

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**SEAMUS HEANEY**

**Compare the poetic methods used by Heaney in sonnets 1 and 3 of “Clearances.”**

Both poems deal with Heaney’s mother who is deceased. Sonnet one and three are very different pieces, and though both are set in the past, the first deals with the distant past and how the author…

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**SCIENCE**

**How do different means of transportation compare in terms of the carbon emission?**

All means of transportation do not emit the same amount of carbon dioxide per person per mile traveled. A rough estimate of the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by a person traveling a 1000 miles…

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**MATH**

**How do you solve this inequation: √x -3 >= 1/(x – 3)?**

We need to solve the inequation: sqrt (x -3) >= 1/(x – 3) Now square both the sides => x-3 >= 1/ (x-3)^2 multiply both the sides with (x -3)^2. Now (x-3)^2 is a positive term and…

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**SCIENCE**

**Are there any changes between the value of AQHI during the day and night?**

The Air Quality Health Index is computed using the amount of various air pollutants like nitrogen dioxide, ozone, and fine particulate matter. The amount of all these pollutants is different during…

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**MATH**

**Find the integral of sin (7x +5).**

We have to find the integral of sin (7x +5) We first substitute 7x +5 with y. Now differentiate y with respect to x, we get dy = 7 dx. Substitute these in the given expression. Int [sin (7x +5)…

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**SCIENCE**

**How is the AQHI important? How can people use the scale to co-ordinate their outdoor physical…**

Air quality health index or AQHI is an initiative by the government of Canada and a few regions within Canada. It is calculated using the amount of harmful chemicals like ozone, fine particulate…

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**MATH**

**Three consecutive numbers are raised to the powers 1, 2 and 3 respectively and their sum is equal…**

We need to find three numbers which when raised to the power 1, 2 and 3 respectively and added give the result 567. Let the numbers be x, x+1 and x+2 So according to the question: x + (x + 1) ^2 +…

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**HISTORY**

**Describe the decipherment of Linear B.**

The Linear B syllabary used by the Mycenaean was first deciphered in 1952 by Ventris and Chadwick. A large number of Linear B tablets had been found at Knossos in Crete (and also Pylos on the…

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**OF MICE AND MEN**

**How does the novel relate to Robert Burns poem “To a Mouse?”**

The Robert Burns poem “To a Mouse” contains a stanza which was the reason behind the title of the story “Of Mice and Men”. The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft agley, An’ lea’e us nought…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**Explain defence of person and property.**

I assume that you are asking about the legal doctrine of self-defense. Under this doctrine, a person is allowed to use force (even up to force that ends up killing someone else) in defending…

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**THE TAMING OF THE SHREW**

**Explain the irony in the following quote from The Taming of the Shrew and what type of irony it…**

This line is delivered from Petruchio to Kate at Kate’s house. Petruchio is claiming that Kate has won his love because she loved him so much and that she declared her love through oaths and…

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**MATH**

**If a square is formed by x + 3y +4 = 0, 2x + 6y + 7 = 0, 3x – y + 4 = 0 and 6x – y + a = 0,…**

We have the lines x + 3y +4 = 0, 2x + 6y + 7 = 0, 3x – y + 4 = 0 and 6x – y + a = 0. Now x + 3y +4 = 0 and 2x + 6y + 7 = 0 are parallel lines. x + 3y +4 = 0 => y = -x/3 – 4/3 and 2x + 6y…

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**A PASSAGE TO INDIA**

**Comment on the representation of Hinduism in A Passage to India.**

On many levels, Forster’s depiction of Hinduism and its values are to be seen through the prism of vast difference that its Western counterparts. This is seen in how Forster depicts Professor…

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**HISTORY**

**What were the most important inventions after 1750 in Europe?What were the most important…**

This is, of course, a matter of opinion. To me, however, I think that the following things could be seen as some of the most important inventions in Europe: Steam engine. This may be the most…

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**PHYSICS**

**How to find the specific heat capacity of a solid (involving a cooling correction)Could you…**

Well, I can’t give you an answer of 600 words, but here is a general idea on how you can go about it. First take a liquid of which you know the specific heat of, water would be ideal to use. Take a…

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**MATH**

**What is the equation of the line through the point (3, 4) and perpendicular to 7x + 5y – 10 =0?**

The equation 7x + 5y – 10 =0 can be written as 5y = -7x + 10 => y = (-7/5) x + 2. Here the slope of the line is -7/5. The slope of a line perpendicular to this line is 5/7 as the product of…

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**MATH**

**What is the quadratic equation that has roots twice in magnitude of the roots of 4x^2 -21x + 20 =…**

We have the equation 4x^2 -21x + 20 = 0. 4x^2 -21x + 20 = 0 => 4x^2 – 16x – 5x + 20 = 0 => 4x (x – 4) – 5(x – 4) = 0 => (4x -5) (x – 4) =0 The roots of this equation are 5/4…

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**POOR RICHARD’S ALMANACK**

**What are some historical or current events that best describe or support the quote “Birds of a…**

I would say that you can look at some alliances between nations to argue that birds of a feather flock together. For example, during World War II, you could say that the Nazis and the Japanese…

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**POETRY**

**W.H. AUDEN : “O Where are You going?””Is there any relation between form of this poem and its…**

During his career, W. H. Auden recognized the negative factors of the times in which he lived; he acknowledged the nearing of death wittily and without panic, keeping faith with an ideal of…

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**POETRY**

**W.H.AUDEN : O, Where are you going?Can someone tell me, in details, what the poem is about?Here…**

Considering that W. H. Auden’s poem, “O, Where Are You Going?” was written in 1931 lends an intrinsic meaning to this poem. For, Auden was living in an America which was in the grips of the Great…

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**MATH**

**What is the angle between the lines x + y = 3 and x + 3y = 5?**

We need to find the angle between the lines x + y = 3 and x + 3y = 5. Now we first write the two lines in the form y = mx +c where m is the slope of the line. x + y = 3 => y = -x + 3 The slope…

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**THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES**

**Who was the Northern general in the American Civil War who rode through Tiburon?This is a…**

I am moving this question into the group for The Secret Life of Bees, because Tiburon is a fictional city that did not exist during the Civil War or today, so the history they discuss in the book…

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**MATH**

**What is the value of x and y if the point (x, y) is equidistant from (3, 6) and (4,8)?**

We are given two points ( 3,6) and (4,8) and the point (x, y) is equidistant from the two. Now we can use the formula to find the distance between two points (x1, y1) and (x2, y2) which gives the…

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**MATH**

**After 12:00, when are the hands of the clock at 180 degree to each other for the first time?**

We need to find what the time is when the hands of the clock are at 180 degree to each other for the first time after 12:00. Let this be after x minutes. Now we know that the minute hand moves…

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**HARD TIMES**

**“The Circus people in Hard Times express a vital human impulse.” Discuss.**

Great question! This statement identifies the way that the circus people and Bounderby and Gradgrind are set in opposition against each other, one championing the power of the imagination and…

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**THE KITE RUNNER**

**In The Kite Runner, how does Amir struggle to become a better man and to evolve?”Amir´s…**

A key section of the novel you will want to pay attention to in terms of how it presents the development of Amir is when he goes to Pakistan to see the dying Rahim Khan in Chapter 15. It is when…

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**SCIENCE**

**The air coming out of fish tanks has a strange smellI saw a fish tank which has a machine that…**

I think the bubbles are coming out from the aerator.

**1984**

**Help! What would make a good inquiry question for a 1984 essay?I need help coming up with a good…**

The way you have phrased your question makes me think you are writing an essay and want an attention grabbing question that will help you also focus your reader to explore for themselves the topic…

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**OTHELLO**

**What clues do we have in the dialogue that the cultural setting of Othello includes racial…**

A lot of the racial slurs spoken by characters in Othello occur in the first scene of the play. The characters of Iago and Roderigo are on their way to alert Brabantio to the elopement of his…