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**A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS**

**In “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings”, what is the symbolic meaning of the old man?**

Your question seems to raise a much larger issue about how we as readers interpret and assign symbols to objects and characters in our often futile attempts to make meaning of what we read. I think…

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**SCIENCE**

**What is the tension in units of N of the string in the scenario below if the acceleration of…**

The centripetal force of a rotating body is given by mv^2/r. Where m is the mass of the body, r is the radius of the circle it is rotating in and v is the velocity it is moving at. Here we have the…

**MOCKINGJAY**

**What are some objects that are symbolic in the book Mockingjay?**

First and most obviously, you have the mockingjay itself, which is a symbol of the revolution. It is an interesting one, because the mockingjay is a creature born unintentionally as a result of…

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**1984**

**As we see Winston sipping his drink in the Chestnut tree Cafe, What is this scence mean to remind…**

It is a good few years since I read this jolly story, but I would say that the scene is meant to remind us of the time that Winston saw the academics doing the same thing in the cafe earlier in the…

**SIR PATRICK SPENS**

**What is the point of view of the ballad “Sir Patrick Spens” ?**

The ballad tells the story of Sir Patrick Spens being commissioned by the king of Scotland to go to Norway to bring the king’s daughter home. This trip resulted in the boat sinking, and Patrick…

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**STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING**

**In “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”, how would I describe the meaning of isolation in this…**

You have identified one of the themes implicit in this poem. What is interesting though is that loneliness is normally portrayed as a negative emotion, but here, Frost definitely seems to portray…

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**MOCKINGJAY**

**How has Katniss changed throughout Mockingjay?**

Throughout the course of the novel, Katniss changes in some very interesting ways. First of all, she becomes a lot more wary and suspicious. Instead of simply trusting in the leadership of…

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**MACBETH**

**In the play Macbeth by William Skakespeare, why do the Witches say they will meet “When the…**

I love this question! Let’s look at the complete line in context. This line is part of conversation that opens the play, so there is no preceding text or scene to use as any sort of reference…

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**MATH**

**Create a function with the given features: a vertical asymptote the y-axis, an oblique asymptote…**

We know that f(x) and g(x) are asymptotic if f(x)/g(x) = 1 as x–> infinity. Or f(x) – g(x) = k a constant as x –> infinity. We consider the function y(x) = (3x^2+5x+5)/x Let f(x) = 3x+5….

**THE KITE RUNNER**

**In The Kite Runner, why is Baba disappointed by Amir’s decision to become a writer?**

It is clear from the very beginning of the novel that Baba is disappointed about lots of things that he sees in his son, Amir, his penchant for writing being only one of them. Consider how Chapter…

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**THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND**

**In The Witch of Blackbird Pond, in Chapter 3, why does Nat accompany Kit to Rachel’s house and…**

In Chapter 3 Kit finally arrives at her destination – her aunt’s house, Rachel Wood. Nat goes with Captain Eaton to escort Kit to her destination but also to help carry all of Kit’s luggage, of…

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**SCIENCE**

**How common is Beryllium in nature?**

Approximatley 50 Beryllium minerals occur in nature, and over half of those minerals are silicates. The world resources of Beryllium is estimated at around 80,000 tons.

**SCIENCE**

**What are some environmental effects of Beryllium?**

beryllium Exist in the nature and it has many uses in industries. It has adverse health effect on human if in jested or inhaled in higher concentration than the permissible limit. Most of Beryllium…

**SCIENCE**

**What are the contrasts between a cell wall and a plasma membrane?**

The plasma membrane, also known as the cell membrane, is a bilipid membrane with protein molecules embedded in between. The membrane encloses the cytoplasm and all the cellular organelles and is…

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**DEATH OF A SALESMAN**

**In The Death of a Salesman, how does Biff as a football hero embody his father’s dreams?**

Willy , in the play “Death of a Salesman,” is the representation of a man in search of the American Dream. One aspect of the American Dream is to have a son who is smart and athletic. Willy did…

**MATH**

**Explore the following conjecture. When x and y are positive numbers whose sum is 10, then the…**

you can see that if f(x) = x^y , then f(0) =0. f(1) = 1 , f(2) = 2^8 = 512, f(3) = 3^7 = 2187, f(4) = 4^6 = 4096 , f(5) = 5^5 = 3125, f(6) = 1296 . Therefore f(x) is increasing for x = 0 to x =…

**THE LOTTERY**

**In “The Lottery’s” style, structure, and organization, was Jackson effective in making her…**

In “The Lottery,” Shirley Jackson utilizes many literary elements in order to present her theme. Overall, Jackson’s style in this story is relaxed and suggest a story that is written merely for…

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**THE LOTTERY**

**What’s Jackson really trying to say with this story?Exactly what is the author trying to say in…**

If you read the reviews of Jackson’s story, you will find that the reactions to her work were varied: some negative and some positive. In a critical overview it is noted, Cleanth Brooks and Robert…

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**BUSINESS**

**How does government intervention in market distort market equilibrium?**

Whenever the government intervenes in a market it disrupts market equilibrium in some way. The exact way that it does this differs depending on how the government intervenes. The government can…

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**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**What happens during the exposition and rising action during the first chapter?**

The two parts of Freytag’s pyramid that are addressed in the first chapter include the exposition and the rising action. Exposition addresses the introduction of characters, situation and setting….

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**MATH**

**At least how many edges of Kn complete graph do we have to remove not to have a Hamilton circuit…**

For Kn complete graph, The total number of vertices = n The total number of edges = n(n-1)/2 By definition, a Hamilton circuit will have each vertex (except for the start vertex) visited only…

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**HISTORY**

**After WW1 why were Americans more afraid of socialism? What was it that made socialism so…**

I think that what made socialism more frightening to people after WWI was mainly the creation of the Soviet Union. I would point out, however, that I am not sure that it was the working class after…

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**THE RAVEN**

**At the end of the poem “The Raven,” what does the speaker want from the raven?**

By the time this poem ends, the speaker has gotten really tired of having the raven around. Throughout much of the poem, the raven’s answers to the speaker’s questions have been getting the…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Chapters 4-6: Explain how Scout’s affections shift in these chapters. Whom does she grow closer…**

CHAPTER 4. When the school year ends, Dill returns for the summer, and the Finch children renew their friendship with him. Scout particularly becomes closer as they play-act their daily Radley…

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**THE BLACK CAT**

**To what extent can “The Black Cat” be considered a “horror” story?**

Horror stories usually have some pretty common elements: Violence, the supernatural, dead things never quite dying, trustworthy characters turning out to be untrustworthy, and murder. “The Black…

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**REFERENCE**

**procedures to deal with hazards !1) what are the procedures for dealing with accidents, fires and…**

1) First stay calm to be able to control the situation and find away out. 2) On fires you must hurry while searching an away out 3) In sports occasions I think it will be useful if the the ground…

**LORD OF THE FLIES**

**In Lord of the Flies, what are some quotes that help introduce Jack and his choir in the first…**

You have picked up on a very interesting aspect of the first chapter. As more and more boys congregate because of the sound of the conch, the boys suddenly see something in the distance: Within…

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**THE LADY OR THE TIGER?**

**Why did no one else in the arena notice that the princess was communicating with her lover?**

Frank Stockton’s “The Lady or the Tiger?” is a familiar and often-anthologized short story, one people talk about years after reading it. This semi-barbaric kingdom with its semi-barbaric king and…

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**ANIMAL FARM**

**What is the tragedy of Boxer?In Chapter 9.**

To me, the tragedy of Boxer is that he gives his life to a cause that he believes in, but the cause totally just uses him and then throws him away when it has gotten what it wants. Throughout the…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Why was 911 chosen as the emergency phone number?**

The idea of adopting a standard national emergency number was thought of in 1968. The number was to be short, easy to remember and one that would be used only for providing emergency services. The…

**MATH**

3 6/8+7*2+11.4/3 To simplify each term in decimal system. 3 6/8 = 3+6/8 = 3.75 . 11.2 as it is. 11.4/ 3 = 3.8 We add the three terms : 3.75 +11.2+3.8 = 18.75. Therefore 3 6/8 + 7.2 +11.4/3 = 18.75.

**REFERENCE**

**What does it mean to be “natural”?**

It depends how and in what situation you are using it. In general, natural means “of nature”. When we use it in Standard English, it usually refers to anything that is not using artificial…

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**A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND**

**Explain the significance of the title?**

I can only assume that Flannery O’Connor’s title for “A Good Man is Hard to Find” is meant to coexist with the mood of her sometimes humorous but ultimately terrifying short story. None of the male…

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**MATH**

**How many ways can a person choose his meal?There are 4 dishes for starters, 8 for main course and…**

Now there are 4 dishes for starters, 8 for the main course and 3 for dessert available to choose from. We know that the person is taking one dish from the starters, 2 from the main course and 1…

**MATH**

**Solve x + 2y + 3z = 6, 3x + 2y + z = 4, 3x + 4y + 2z = 10**

x+2y+3z=6………….(1) 3x+2y+z=4…………..(2) 3x+4y+2z =10……….(3) (1)-(2): -2x+2z = 2 Divide by -2: x-z = -1………(4) (3)-2*(2): (3x-6x) = 10-2*4 = 2 -3x = 2 3x = -2. Substitute x…

**SCIENCE**

**What do you call a person who repairs large electrical appliances and also electrical wiring and…**

In this day and age we seem to have a title for every possible type of occupation. You have already suggested the best titles for the occupations you mention: A man who repairs broken appliances is…

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**OF MICE AND MEN**

**How is the theme of power linked to all the other themes in the novel Of Mice and Men?**

Power is a difficult theme to assess in a novella like Of Mice and Men. A more pointed theme is alienation or lonliness. It seems as if, however, most alienation or lonliness in the text comes as a…

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**MATH**

**For what values of x is the following inequation valid : 2x^2+ 14x + 24 > 0**

We are given the following inequation to solve 2x^2+ 14x + 24 > 0 Now, 2x^2+ 14x + 24 > 0 => 2x^2 + 6x + 8x +24 >0 => 2x ( x +3) + 8 (x+3) >0 => (x+4)(x+3)>0 Now as…

**HISTORY**

**How does the painting “St Jerome in the Wilderness” by Leonardo da Vinci show humanism?I am…**

You’ll probably want to start your thinking about the relation between humanism and Da Vinci’s painting “St. Jerome in the Wilderness” by defining the term humanism. You might have trouble with a…

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**GIRL**

**What is the feminist perspective of “Girl”?**

In Kincaid’s “Girl,” the narrative perspective is that of a mother giving her daughter life lessons in how to grow up to be a respectable woman. The lessons include a focus on domestic roles,…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**In the Crucible, how do Proctor’s motivations affect other characters in the play?**

I would say that Proctor’s main motivation is protecting his family and his name. He and his wife know he is guilty of adultery, though no one else does. He hopes the whole hysteria will blow…

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**SCIENCE**

**Crankshaft is subjected to pulls F1 and F3 parallel to z axis and F2 and F4 parallel to y axis…**

The total reaction in A is parallel to the total reaction in B, it is equal in magnitude with B and it is opposite in direction. The 2 total reactions form a couple, since F1-F3, F2-F4 form couples…

**THE JILTING OF GRANNY WEATHERALL**

**What does the blue light represent?”The Gilting of Granny Weatherall”**

Traditionally, blue is the color of stability, calm, and order; however, it also respresents other feelings such as depression. As the color of the sky, blue has an expansiveness to it, too. In…

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**PHYSICS**

**Given the forces P=i-j+k and Q=2i-j+2k determine the magnitude of P+Q, P-Q.**

We’ll calculate the magnitude of a force with the formula: |F| = sqrt(a^2 + b^2 + c^2), where F = ai + bj + ck In order to add 2 vectors, P and Q, we’ll add or subtract algebraically the…

**SCIENCE**

**Given the force F = 3.5i + 3.5j – 7k N determine the magnitude of the force and the angles with…**

We have the force F defined as F = 3.5i + 3.5j – 7k N Now we need to find the magnitude and the angle that the vector F makes with the axes. For a vector F= ai + bj + ck The magnitude |F| is given…

**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**In sociolinguistics, what is meant by language rights?**

To scholars of sociolinguistics, language rights are a subset of human rights. In other words, just as we have the right to our life and our liberty, we also have the right to our language….

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**MATH**

**MATH**

**+3 And the straight tangent is the perpendicular to: 2x+3y=1…**

The tangent to y=x^3+4x^2-6x+3 is perpendicular to 2x+3y = 1 To find x satisfying the above condition. The tangent to t = x^3+4x^2-6x+3 should have the slope the slope dy/dx. So dy/dx =…

**MACBETH**

**In William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Malcolm describes Cawdor’s last moments before execution, what…**

The answer you are looking for can be found at the start of Act I, Scene 4. In that scene, Malcolm tells Duncan that the Thane of Cawdor died well. He begged for the king’s forgiveness and…

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**MATH**

**Prove that the cancellation law for multiplication holds for Z. That is, if xy=xz and x does not…**

Let xy = xz,here x is any number. Then x is any number oher than zero. Since xy = xz, We subtract xz from both sides. xy-xz = 0 We factor out x. x(y-z) = 0 Now by the zero product rule , x=0 , or…

**MATH**

**Let A be a set of integers closed under subtraction Prove that if A is nonempty, then 0 is in A…**

For subtraction we know that the Identity Property (or Zero Property) holds. So 0 subtracted from any integer x gives the same integer. So x – 0 = x Subtracting x from both the sides we get x – x =…