What is the Spenserian stanza?

# What is the Spenserian stanza?

• MATH

Solve by using the Secant Method up to ex – 3×2 = 0 for 0 ≤ x ≤1 and 3 ≤ x ≤5…

We’ll put the formula of secant method: y = {[f(x1)-f(x0]/(x1-x0)}(x-x1) + f(x1) We’ll note f(x) = e^x- 3x^2 for 0 ≤ x ≤1 and 3 ≤ x ≤5 x0 = 0 x1 = 3 f(x1) = f(3) = e^3- 3*3^2 f(3) = e^3…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Is it aganist the law to call an employee in the office and ask them if they called the ethics…

There might be violations of several different laws depending upon the circumstances. Was the employee a person whose professional rules require him/her to report unethical conduct by other…

• EDMUND SPENSER

What is the Spenserian stanza?

The Spenserian stanza was developed by Edmund Spenser for The Faerie Queene and was an adaptation of several preceding stanza forms. The Spenserian stanza is unique for having nine lines and for…

• EDMUND SPENSER

What is Spenser’s greatness as a writer?

Two of the multiple things that set Spenser apart as a great writer among his peers, like Shakespeare and Jonson, and in contemporary times are his genius for allegory and his uncanny ability to…

• PHYSICS

What is the function of distance if the function of velocity is f(t)=ln(t)/t(1-ln^4t)

The velocity is the derivative of distance, with respect to time: v = ds/dt vdt = ds We’ll integrate both sides: Int vdt = Int ds Int ln(t)dt/t(1-ln^4t) = s We notice that if we’ll re-write the…

• PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Why is Elizabeth angry at Bingley, his sisters, and Darcy?Chapters 13-24.

Angry may be too strong a word, but she is frustrated and annoyed by them all for the way they have treated Jane and the rest of the Bennet family. When Bingley’s sisters first issue the invite to…

• THE CRUCIBLE

What is Abigail taught by all the “Christian women and their covenanted men” in The Crucible?

Abigail makes this statement in The Crucible when she is being cast aside once again by the man she loves (or at least wants), John Proctor. Early in Act I, John and Abigail share a moment…

• LITERATURE

In “Home Soil,” who is the narrator?

The narrator is living in Chicago, and is doing well financially because he owns a restaurant and an apartment building. We learn that he, as a young Ukrainian during the Nazi occupation of Ukraine…

• LITERATURE

What is the message in Zabytko’s “Home Soil”?

“Home Soil” centers upon the experiences and the guilt of a Ukrainian American, the narrator, and his son, Bohdan. The narrator committed a war crime in Ukraine during World War II, and he…

• THE HORSE DEALER’S DAUGHTER

Why is the idea of love so ambiguous?

One of the great themes that run through much of DH Lawrence’s works is that nothing is as simple as it seems, and if you are going to get something, you have to pay for it. Also, what you get…

• TED HUGHES

what are the main themes in the poem the moon and little frieda by Ted Hughes?????

Remember that “theme” refers to the message of a literary work. Consider the images of the poem and what message they might help to convey. Many of the images suggest that there is an…

• THE HORSE DEALER’S DAUGHTER

Why does Ferguson rescue Mabel?

Fergusson’s rescue of Mabel is described in paragraphs 110–115. The setting is wetness, dankness, muckiness, and a foul smell (the smell is mentioned a number of times). To determine how this…

• THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND

HELP PLZ!How has the courtship ritual changed since the 17th century? what are your feelings…

Certainly I think the courtship ritual has changed greatly from the time of this great novel compared to now. Obviously today people are able to choose who they want to love and marry without the…

• THE HORSE DEALER’S DAUGHTER

What happens to Ferguson in the cemetery?

In paragraph 103 the speaker notes “some mystical element” that touches Fergusson as he looks at Mabel in the cemetery. This power is further explained in paragraph 104 as having the strength…

• THE HORSE DEALER’S DAUGHTER

How is Mabel characterized?

Mabel is “rather short, sullen looking” with a face of “impassive fixity” (paragraph 3). We are to understand that she has felt the loss of her mother deeply, but has appreciated the power…

• THE HORSE DEALER’S DAUGHTER

Why is Joe compared to horses?

In paragraph 7, Joe Pervin, the eldest of the family, is compared to the massive draft horses. These are slow but strong (having a “slumberous strength” [paragraph 6]), and are in harness, as…

• THE HORSE DEALER’S DAUGHTER

Why does the story begin with a family breakup?

By beginning the story with the breakup of the Pervin household, Lawrence stresses the idea that a central force is necessary for stability, and that instability and pain result once such force is…

• THE KITE RUNNER

In The Kite Runner, what were Amir’s sin and his redemption?I would like to know how to explain…

You have placed your finger on the key theme of the novel. It is of course Amir’s failure to protect his friend, Hassan (who also turns out to be his half-brother) from being raped that is the…

• KAFFIR BOY: THE TRUE STORY OF A BLACK YOUTH’S COMING OF AGE IN APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA

from kaffir boy what point of view is this book written? how do point of viewand characterization…

Regarding characterization, Marks’ qualities (his characterization) allow him to overcome his plight. If he did not possess all the wonderful traits he possesses, he may not have been able to…

• A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS

“A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” is said to be “symbolic.” What is this symbolism?

This is a great issue to raise in relation to this story. Your question seems to raise a much larger issue about how we as readers interpret and assign symbols to objects and characters in our…

• THE SKY IS GRAY

What do the elderly couple symbolize?

The elderly couple in the little store, Helena and Ernest (“Alnest”), embody the values of kindness and compassion. Helena recognizes that Octavia, James’s mother, is a woman of spirit and…

• HAMLET

Help: HAMLET. ACT 2, SCENE 1: Help with characterization of Polonius from “Hamlet” and the…

Polonius is telling Reynaldo in this scene to spy on Laertes. Polonius tells him to ask people in Paris about what Danes are there, how much money each has, where each lives, how each one conducts…

• THE SKY IS GRAY

What is the significance of the waiting room scene?

The discussion in the waiting room brings out the young man’s militancy and the minister’s endurance. After the minister leaves, the high point of this conflict is reached in paragraphs…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

What are some aspects of modern life that seem to encourage feeling of isolation?

To me, the major feature of modern life that encourages the feeling of isolation is how big and how mobile our society is. When I was growing up on a very little island with only a relatively few…

• THE SKY IS GRAY

How does the story progress?

After an introductory section about the life of the boy James and his family, the major action of “The Sky Is Gray” is the trip that James and his mother take to Bayonne to get treatment for…

• THE SKY IS GRAY

What does eating birds symbolize?

The killing and eating of the birds is to be taken as a literal illustration that the impoverished and almost starving family needs the birds for food. James is unwilling to kill the creatures…

• THE POETRY OF DONNE

What is Donne’s view on love and woman ?

The answer to this question could all depend on which of his many poems you wanted to believe reveal his attitude. He is well known for his love poems, and in those he is very much in praise of…

• THE SKY IS GRAY

Why does he use a child narrator?

By using the eight-year old child as the narrator, Gaines establishes a disinterested, innocent voice, who is able to report what he says and hears, but who is unsophisticated and who cannot…

• THE POETRY OF DONNE

Define Metaphysical poetry ? what are its main features ?

The Metaphysical poets wrote between 1590 and 1680. They did not call themselves Metaphysicals but were given this name by later writers because their poetry dealt with philosophical speculation…

• HISTORY

African Americans and their fight for freedom in 1930s”The whites were as miserable as their…

The fight for the rights of African Americans in the thirties was mostly unsuccessful. It was a time of rampant discrimination. Slaves had been freed for three generations, but their people were…

• MATH

Write the standard form of the equation of the line passing through the point (2,-2) and…

The line -2x -5y =10 can be written as: -2x -5y =10 => -5y = 2x +10 Divide by -5 => y = (-2/5) x – 2 This is of the form y = mx + c where m is the slope and c is the y-intercept. So the slope…

• THE LADY WITH THE PET DOG

How is setting reflected in the story “The Lady with the Pet Dog” by Chekhov?

Readers may find some difficulty with the setting of “The Lady with the Dog” because they may not know Russian geography. The problem is not great, however, for Yalta is a Black Sea resort…

• THE LADY WITH THE PET DOG

How is Gurov characterized?

Gurov is the center of interest of the limited third-person point of view, with his background, interests, thoughts, self-reproaches, and observations being reported by the narrator, who seems…

• THE POETRY OF DONNE

Introduce briefly the poet Jonne Donne.

John Donne was born in 1572 and died in 1631. He was an English satirist, poet, lawyer and a priest.He is regarded as the pioneer of metaphysical poetry. He wrote many love poems and religious…

• MATH

h(x)=x^4 – 9x^3 + 18x^2WHAT ARE THE ZEROS OF THE FUNCTION

h(x) =x^4-9x^3+18x^2 To find the zeros of f(x) we first factorise the expression on the left of the equation and then equate each factor to zero and solve for x. x^4-9x^3 +18 x^2 = 0 Here x^2 is a…

• MATH

f(x) = square root of (x^2 – 10x – 11)find the largest possible domain

To find the largewst possible domain of f(x) = sqrt(x^2-10x-11) The domain of f(x) = sqrt(x^2-10x-11) is the set of all possible values for which f(x) is real. The right sqrt (x^2-10x-11) is not…

• MATH

h(x) =( 5-x)/the square root of 5x-125what is largest possible domain

The denominator of the function impose the domain of definition. We’ll impose the constraint of existence of the function: 5x-125 > 0 We’ve imposed that the expression to be strictly positive,…

• SCIENCE

What was the final speed of the car after this time?A car was moving on the highway at a speed of…

In the question we have the initial speed of the car as 90 km/h. Now, the equation relating, initial speed, final speed, acceleration and time is v = u + at, v is the final speed, u is the initial…

• MATH

What are the zeros of the function g(x) = (x+5)(x-2)(x+1)

The zeroes of the function are all the roots of the equation (x+5)(x-2)(x+1) = 0, putting g(x) = 0. Since the expression of the function is a product, and, according to the rule, a product is zeri…

• MATH

Find the largest domain for the following function: g(x) = (x^2 – 10)/3x^2 – 12what is the…

In this case, the denominator of the function impose the domain of definition. We’ll impose the constraint of existence of the function: 3x^2 – 12 different from 0 In other words, the domain of…

• FAHRENHEIT 451

How is society impersonal in Fahrenheit 451? Give a specific example that defends this fact.

I would say that Clarisse’s relationship with her family and that experience being so far from the norm is one particular example of how the social order is impersonal. When Montag understands the…

• TELL THEM NOT TO KILL ME!

Is “Tell Them Not to Kill Me!” written in prose?

Prose is writing that most closely mimics ordinary speech. It is not poetic in any sense—lacking “meter and rhyme,” but uses the rhythms and patterns of everyday speech. In Juan Rulfo’s short…

• THE NECKLACE

Who is the antagonist in “The Necklace”?

Let us remember that the story is told from the third person limited point of view, zooming in on the thoughts and feelings of Madame Loisel. Because of this, her opinion dominates. What is…

• THE CRUCIBLE

What does mccarthyism have to do with The Crucible?

During the 1940s and 1950s communism was a huge concern in the United States. McCarthyism refers to the obsessive search for communists that took place during this same time. Like the unfounded…

• SCIENCE

Flammability (ability to burn) is a _____________ that determines whether a substance will react…

Flammability or ability to burn refers to a property of a material to combine with oxygen and form an oxide. When a substance burns it is always accompanied with a release of energy, usually in the…

• THE SHORT HAPPY LIFE OF FRANCIS MACOMBER

In Hemingway’s short story “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber,” how does the theme of…

In specific relation to this story, Hemingway was a huge adventurer going on several “big game” safaris in Africa. He would have been very accurately acquainted with the types of characters he…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

What do you think has created such a surge of bullying incidents?

First of all, I would take issue with the premise of the question — has there really been a surge in bullying? At least in the US (I don’t know where you are) I do not really think there has…

• LITERATURE

Please analyze the structure of the story “The Lady with Pet Dog” by Chekhov?

“The Lady with the Dog” is an excellent story for the study of structure. The conflict is between Gurov’s reluctance to love and become involved, on the one hand, and his being drawn into love…

• OF MICE AND MEN

The EndingConsider the ending of the novel Of Mice and Men, do you think George did the right…

I personally love this ending. Although taking the life of another human being is legally and ethically wrong, not to mention it is playing God, I still think George did the right thing for three…