# What is the summary of Little House in the Big Woods?

**LITTLE HOUSE IN THE BIG WOODS**

**What is the summary of Little House in the Big Woods?**

Little House in the Big Woods is a novel written by Laura Ingalls Wilder about her adventures as a very young girl living in the “Big Woods” of Wisconsin in the 1870’s. The book is the first in a…

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**THE CANTERBURY TALES**

**Provide an example of apostrophe from the Nun’s Priest’s Tale.**

First, you need to remember what an apostrophe is in literary terms. An apostrophe is a passage in a text in which a character who is actually “present” addresses a person or an entity that is not…

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**THE STRANGER**

**Compar. & contrast of personal motives VS. societal influences of main char. in The…**

Kudos to you taking on this ambitious topic. Both Kafka in The Metamorphosis and Camus in The Stranger deal, comically and absurdly, with how the individual is detested in society. As is the…

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**MATH**

**Is the set of even integers a field?**

A field is formed by a set of numbers which have satisfy certain conditions. These include: Closure with respect to addition to addition and multiplication: This is true for the set of even…

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**A SEPARATE PEACE**

**What is the winter carnival all about?**

The Winter Carnival is Finny’s idea. This occurs after he comes back to school in chapter 9. The purpose of the carnival is to alleviate the dreary mood of the place during the winter and war time…

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**MATH**

**What axiom(s) assure(s) that Kirk and Holly both obtain the same sum whether added up or down the…**

Both Kirk and Holly added the same numbers; the only thing that changed was the order in which they added them. In mathematics, an operation is commutative if changing the order of the numbers (or…

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**MATH**

**Are these statements True or False?1. The set of odd integers is closed under multiplication. 2….**

A set of odd integers does not have any number that has 2 as a multiple. Therefore if any odd integer is multiplied by another odd integer, the product is an odd integer. Therefore we can say that…

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**EVERYDAY USE**

**In “Everyday Use,” what levels of meaning are in the story’s title?**

This great story uses the title given to it on a number of different levels, as you have identified. It appears in the story when Dee is protesting that Maggie should not have the quilts that Dee…

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**LITERATURE**

**What is the setting of the story “The Dinner Party” by Mona Gardner?**

The setting for Mona Gardner’s short story “The Dinner Party” is quite simple, which is perfectly appropriate to this story. The most important element of the setting is announced boldly in the…

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**ARTS**

**What is the poetic quality of the song “I will always love you” by Dolly Parton?**

Dolly Parton’s song, “I Will Always Love You,” uses some poetic devices; it would not, in my opinion, stand up very well as a written poem without Parton’s unique singing talent. The poem’s meter…

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**LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE**

**What are the male flaws of Pedro in Like Water for Chocolate, and how do they affect the fate of…**

Pedro’s flaws are many. First, he falls instantly in love with Tita, showing that he is superficial. His love turns out to be true, but then he chooses to marry Rosaura (Tita’s sister) under the…

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**POLITICAL SCIENCE**

**I am in need of a thesis statement for Revolution.What would be a really good Thesis statement on…**

In order to compose this, it seems like you are going to have to find a statement or an idea that links all of these revolutions together. Adopting a critical and analytic view of the history is…

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**MATH**

**Solve for b if: -8*e^(5-6b) + 10 = -16**

-8*e^(5-6b) + 10 = -16 First we will subtract 10 from both sides: ==> -8e^(5-6b) = -26 Now we will divide by -8: ==> e^(5-6b) = 26/8 ==> e^(5-6b) = 13/4 Now we will apply the natural…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**In the end of chapter 4, who and what do you suppose Scout hears inside the house?**

In the end of chapter 4, the kids are playing the “Boo Radley” game. They seem to get in trouble with Atticus because he reprimands them. Scout experiences a sense of relief and then reveals to the…

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**MATH**

**Solve for x for log 3 ( x^2 + 8) – log 3 (4) = 3.**

Log 3 ( x^2 + 8) – log 3 (4) = 3 We will use algorithm properties to solve: We know that: log a (b) – log a (c) = log a (b/c) ==> log 3 (x^2+8)/(4) = 3 Now we will rewrite using exponent:…

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**MATH**

**Given the first term a1= 4 and the common ratio r= 6, in a geometric sequence find the first 5…**

a1= 4 r= 6 Let G be a geometric progression, such that: a1, a2, a3, a4, a5 are the first five terms in the progression. Given : a1= 4 Also given the common difference between terms is r= 6 Then…

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**MATH**

**Rewrite using only positive exponent: (2y^3*3xy^3)/ (3x^2*y^4) (2x^3 *z^2)^3 / (x^3*y^4 *z^2 *…**

Let E = (2y^3*3xy^3)/ (3x^2*y^4) (2x^3 *z^2)^3 / (x^3*y^4 *z^2 * x^-4*z^3) ==> E = (x^3*z^2*x^-4 *z^3)(2y^3*3xy^3)/(3x^2*y^4(2x^3*z^2)^3 ==> E =…

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**MATH**

**Find n value for the sollowing equation: 3n^2 – 8n + 4 = 0**

3n^2 – 8n + 4 = 0 We can solve the equation using 2 methods: First, we will factor: (3n^2 – 8n + 4) = ( 3n -2)(n-2) ==> n1= 2/3 ==> n2= 2 The other method is by using the formula: n= [ -b…

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**MATH**

**Solve the following : 1/2 = (x^2 – 7x + 10)/4x – 1/2x**

1/2 = (x^2 – 7x + 10)/4x – 1/2x First we will multiply by 4x to get rid of the denominators: ==> 4x[1/2 =) x^2 – 7x+1)/4x – 1/2x] ==> 4x/2 = 4x(x^2 – 7x+1)/4x – 4x/2x ==> 2x = x^2 – 7x…

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**MATH**

**Simplify the following: (v^2 +2v – 3) / (v^2 – 5v – 24)**

(v^2 +2 v – 3) / (v^2 – 5v – 24) First we will factor both numerator and denominator: Let us factor the numerator: (v^2 +2v – 3) = (v+3)(v-1) Now we will factor the denominator: (v^2 – 5v -24) =…

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**THE TELL-TALE HEART**

**Compare and contrast the main characters in “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “A Rose for Emily.”**

As this question refers to two different works of literature, I will leave it in the Literature Group. This is a very interesting question. I think I would be tempted to approach it from discussing…

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**MATH**

**Find the numbers if the difference is 3 and their sum is 13.**

Let the numbers be a and b : Given the difference between the numbers is 3 : ==> a-b = 3…………(1) Also, given the sum of both numbers is 13: ==> a + b = 13……….(2) Now we will…

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**MATH**

**Solve the system using the substitution method. y+ 3x = 5 5x – 4y = -3**

y+ 3x = 5 ………….(1) 5x – 4y = -3 ………….(2) To solve using the substitution method, we will rewrite equation (1): y + 3x = 5 subtract 3m from both sides: ==> y= 5 – 3x Now subsitute…

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**MATH**

**Given the midpoint(8,14) and one endpoint (-9,-1) of a line segment, find the other endpoint**

Let the midpoint be m(8,14) and one endpoint be A(-9,-1) Let the other end of the line segment be B(x, y) then we know that: xm = (xA+ xB)/2 ym = (yA+yB)/2 Let us subsitute: ==> 8 = (-9+x)/2…

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**SHELLEY’S MARY: A LIFE OF MARY GODWIN SHELLEY**

**FrankensteinI’m looking for a “great” theme for my research essay on Frankenstein, any ideas?**

There are many themes with this novel…such a wonderful piece of literature! Here are a few to consider: science, friendship, love, nature, pursuit of knowledge, beauty, revenge, ambition,…

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**ARTS**

**If you are representing the song “I Will Always Love You” by Dolly Parton, what could be a very…**

If you can afford or are able to do so, I would suggest opening with Whitney Houston’s rendition of the song from the film, “The Bodyguard.” Before she became fodder and inspriation for the…

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**MATH**

**Write an expression that uses numbers 0-9 exactly once and one “=” sign.No mathematical symbols…**

One way to easily answer this question (especially since the clue seems to be that you can use exponents, and the other math operators are disallowed.) is to remember that anything raised to the…

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**OEDIPUS REX**

**In Oedipus Rex, what writing style and dramatic devices and conventions does Sophocles use?**

In Oedipus Rex, the main characters speak largely in extended prose monologues while the Chorus chant their lines in a Strophe (turn) and Antistrophe (turn back) structure. Overall, dramatic irony…

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**SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR**

**Why did Luigi Pirandello not give the characters or the actors names in his play Six Characters…**

I think this choice may be explained by focusing on the play not so much as a narration of a particular story with particular characters but as meta-theatre. Six Characters in Search of an Author…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**How qualified is Mr. Hale to ascertain witchcraft?**

As editors, we are allowed to answer only one question at a time. I would suggest that you reread the play and then go to the link below to get help with your study guide. Getting together with a…

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**MATH**

**What is the algebraic expression for 24 times the sum of a number and 2.25?**

We will assume that the number added to 2.25 is x: Then the sum of a number (x) and 2.25 is: x + 2.25 Now we need to determine 24 times the sum (x + 2.25) and we will get : 24(x + 2.25) Then the…

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**JACK LONDON**

**What are the conditions of life for the tribe as described in the short story “The Law of Life”…**

The tribe described in Jack London’s short story “The Law of Life” live in harsh, primitive conditions. They live in an extremely cold, snowy environment. Their only source of heat is wood fires,…

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**TEACHERS**

**What are the reasons behind not reading in today’s students?It’s known that reading is the only…**

The answer to this is surely different in different countries and for different children within the same country. However, I think that there are some basic reasons that are probably true for many…

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**DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT**

**Is light or night a symbol or metaphor for death?That is all.**

I edited your question because I was not sure if you were asking about “night” or “light” – so I’ll describe both of them. The poem by Dylan Thomas begins: Do not go gentle into that good…

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**TEACHERS**

**How do I remember what I read?anytime I’m revising I tend to 4get everything after I’m…**

In my opinion, the best way to remember what you have read is to “interact” with it as your read. You need to be doing something active as you read, not just looking at the text. Perhaps the best…

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**DULCE ET DECORUM EST**

**In Wilfred Owen’s poem “Dulce Et Decorum Est,” what does the line ”As under the green sea, I saw…**

The narrator is watching another soldier who has inhaled mustard or chlorine gas choking to death as he coughs up blood and fluid from his lungs. He seems to be “drowning” because he can’t breathe,…

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**THE ODYSSEY**

**Describe Odysseus when we first see him. How does his appearance contrast with the stories that…**

We first meet Odysseus in Book V of The Odyssey on Calypso’s island. He is described thusly: She found him sitting upon the beach with his eyes ever filled with tears, and dying of sheer…

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**THE SCARLET LETTER**

**What figurative language is used in Chapter 19 of Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter?**

In chapter 19, there are several instances of figurative language. In the quote: In her was the visible tie that united them. This metaphor in the word “tie” compares a rope or something that can…

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**A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS**

**Does “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings” share any similar themes with Gordimer’s “Once Upon a…**

I see a similar theme between Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings” and “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker. In the story “Everyday Use,” Dee wants an family quilt because it…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**How do the children change in chapter 4?**

The children were getting very bored with summer, until they thought of things to do that evoked the fear of Boo Radley. The little group was going to diverge along gender lines over this issue….

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**How does Atticus discipline the children after the Boo Radley game?**

At first, Atticus doesn’t punish the children, he just offers them a firm warning. In fact, in chapter 4 when he first catches the kids, he just lets on that he gets they are doing something about…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**What is an arguable thesis that presents the literary analysis of Hatchet, Number of the Stars,…**

This is a very broad question. It sounds like you can focus in on just one of these books in your essay. Though I cannot draft a thesis statement for you, I can give you a few pointers about essay…

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**HISTORY**

**Can someone tell me about the Women’s Rights Movement and Elizabeth Cady Stanton?**

This is a pretty broad question, but I think that the best brief answer is that Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the major figures who started the movement for women’s rights in the 1840s. Like…

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**ARTS**

**What are the similarities, and differences between medieval art and art for the renaissance…**

In Medieval times there were less artist. In Renaissance time, more artist came around like Boticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Medici family. That’s why Renaissance means “rebirth”. It’s like a…

**THE TELL-TALE HEART**

**In “The Tell-Tale Heart,” what characteristics imply the narrator’s insanity regardless of his…**

I have had to assume you are referring to “The Tell-Tale Heart” as your question did not specify which of Poe’s short fiction you were thinking of. Certainly it is this story where the narrator…

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**SIR PHILIP SIDNEY**

**Please offer an analysis of a typical poem from Sir Philip Sidney’s Astrophil and Stella sonnet…**

Sonnet 21 from Sir Philip Sidney’s Astrophil and Stella sonnet sequence is a highly typical poem that exemplifies many of the standard themes and techniques of the sequence as a whole. In this…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**What qualities and/or themes resonate with people on a universal level?**

To Kill a Mockingbird has become a timeless classic for a variety of reasons: 1. POINT OF VIEW: This is told through the eyes of a child seeing the atrocities adults inflict on each other. Because…

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**MACBETH**

**How does Shakespeare explore the relationship between gender and power in Macbeth?**

In Macbeth the relationship between gender and power is best shown through the relationship of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. When Lady Macbeth receives word from her husband about the prophecy and his…

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**MATH**

**Which of the folowing is NOT a polynomial function? a)…**

In mathematics, a polynomial is an expression of finite length constructed from variables and/or constants, using only the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and non-negative…

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**ONCE UPON A TIME**

**How are the themes in “Once Upon a Time” by Nadine Gordimer similar/shared with “Everyday Use” by…**

Nadine Gordimer’s “One Upon a Time,” and Alice Walker’s “Everyday Use” are, at first glance, very different stories. “Once Upon a Time” sounds like a fairytale, and the reader knows there is a…