What might you observe about the stars position throught the year?

What might you observe about the stars position throught the year?

  • LAW AND POLITICS

What are 4 features of justice in law and politics?

There are four main characteristics of justice and the criminal justice system: Discretion Resource Dependence Sequential Tasks Filtering Discretion refers to the freedom of those enforcing…

  • HISTORY

What is the first main idea for the Declaration of Independence?

There are several main ideas in the Declaration of Independence. The first main idea is that all people have certain rights. These rights include the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of…

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  • THE MINISTER’S BLACK VEIL

What foreshadows Mr. Hooper’s deathbed scene?

Mr. Hooper’s deathbed scene is foreshadowed by his conversation with Elizabeth, the woman who he was supposed to marry, at the beginning of the story. When she approaches him to ask directly about…

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  • HEALTH

What is petechial hemorrhage? Why does petechial hemorrhaging appear in the chest and neck…

A petechial hemorrhage is a small red pin-point mark that is a sign of asphyxiation due to external airway obstruction. Usually, petechial hemorrhaging is caused by blood leaking out of ruptured…

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  • SCIENCE

How are the lungs and capillaries involved in gas exchange ?

When you inhale air, it follows a very specific pathway into the lung cavity. Nose to nasal cavity, to pharynx, to layrnx, to trachea, to one of two bronchi, into tiny little alveoli. Air never…

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  • THE HELP

How is food used as a tool of communication in The Help by Kathryn Stockett?

Food is used many times as a tool of communication in The Help. Minnie used a pie to communicate her feelings to the family she worked for. After they fired her for no good reason, she made a what…

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  • A RETRIEVED REFORMATION

‘Jimmy Valentine knew the game was over. He put his coat on and walked outside the railings…

The enotes version of “A Retrieved Reformation” does not contain the sentence “Jimmy Valentine knew the game was over.” I have checked several copies of the story available on Google and don’t find…

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  • HISTORY

What empires did Constantine the Great conquer?

Constantine the Great probably does not get enough credit for being a strong military leader. He is remembered mostly for his adoption of Christianity as a religion and is work as emperor to…

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  • EMILY DICKINSON

How can I assign a rhyme scheme to an Emily Dickinson poem?

To demonstrate how to assign a rhyme scheme to any poem, let’s take this one by Emily Dickinson (39): I never lost as much but twice – And that was in the sod. Twice have I stood a beggar Before…

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  • THE LUMBER ROOM

How does Nicholas spend his time in the lumber room?

Having cleverly out-smarted his self-pontificating aunt, as she believes he will try to enter the forbidden gooseberry garden, Nicholas enters the lumber room, which is always locked, but he has…

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  • OEDIPUS AT COLONUS

Does Oedipus achieve recognition or fail to do so?

In Oedipus at Colonus, there is no traditional recognition scene or moment of anagnorisis. Instead, Oedipus as a protagonist has already developed from the brash, aggressive but inherently decent…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, what foreshadowing does the author use to give us a hint of the trouble…

At the beginning of Chapter 15, Dill’s mother decides to let him stay at the Finches and Scout says, “We had a week of peace together. After that, little, it seemed. A nightmare was upon us.”…

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  • THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

What are significant symbols in Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”? Why are these symbols…

Sleepy Hollow itself symbolizes a kind of dreamlike world. Irving (Knickerbocker) notes that towns such as these remain unchanged even though the country is vastly changing and moving into the…

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  • 1984

At the end of 1984, why does Winston love Big Brother?

In 1984, Winston’s transition from party rebel to reformed party member is effectuated in three stages. We learn this directly from O’Brien, in the opening lines of Part 3, Chapter 3: “There are…

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  • HISTORY

What did Martin Luther King do to arouse the audience’s attention?

Dr. Martin Luther King was a very gifted public speaker and his speeches are used in oratory classes around the English speaking world. A major attribute that Dr. King displayed was an ability to…

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  • MUCH MADNESS IS DIVINEST SENSE

What is a one-paragraph summary for “Much Madness Is Divinest Sense”?

Summary: A perceptive person can tell that sometimes madness is actually sensible and sometimes being sensible is actually mad. The majority calls the shots on this, as on everything else. Agree…

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  • REFERENCE

What is the difference between a retelling and a summary?

The retelling of a story or excerpt would have more details than a summary. A summary usually only includes the main ideas of the piece of writing. In a textbook, you can find the main ideas in…

  • SCIENCE

What are the names of the constellations?

Constellations are as old as time itself, with ancient civilizations interpreting them by what they appear to be in the night sky. A constellation is a group of stars that appear to portray a…

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  • SCIENCE

A 4.6 kg rock is dropped from rest down a vertical mine shaft. How many meters will the rock…

Hello! I suppose we ignore air resistance. “Dropped from rest” means zero initial speed. Then the depth of the fall is given by the formula H(t)=g⋅t22,H(t)=g⋅t22, where t is for time and g is the…

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  • OTHELLO

How is character destiny in Othello?

In Othello character does become destiny in many ways. Iago uses the other characters’s weaknesses to his advantage, and of course his own sinister nature plays a role as well. Othello is a man of…

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  • THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

What are the rising and falling action and the climax of The Gift of The Magi?

Rising action: The rising action takes place when Della realizes that she only has one dollar and eighty-seven cents to buy Jim a Christmas present and makes a decision to go to a place where they…

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  • REFERENCE

Does Organizational Behavior belong to a system or belong to the self?

Organizational behavior belongs in two categories to be correctly defined as a practice in both psychological and leadership settings. The basic definition of organizational behavior is the study…

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  • MACBETH

How is the theme of ambition presented in Macbeth compared to The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and…

This is a fairly straightforward comparison to make; both Macbeth and Henry Jekyll are “undone” by their ambitions. The most direct parallel to make is that, while ambition itself is not…

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  • HEALTH

I had my gall bladder removed when I was 18. At 40 I started with severe acne and still have it…

Probably not. Your gallbladder produces bile acids that are emptied into you GI tract to help with the digestion and subsequent absorption of fat. Thus individuals who have had their gall bladder…

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  • BUSINESS

What are the major managerial skills required of lower-level managers?

Lower-level managers, who supervise workers in businesses such as factories, shops, and offices, require skills in the major areas of conceptual thinking, interpersonal human relations, and…

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  • OEDIPUS REX

What is the nature of justice in Oedipus Rex?

In Oedipus Rex, the nature of justice is characterized by paying the consequences for one’s dishonorable actions. During the play, Oedipus reveals to Jocasta that after he left Corinth in an…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the answer to this Poly(ethene) molecules are made from ethene molecules by…

Polyethylene is a polymeric carbon chain that consists of repeating ethyl units (two carbons each bonded to two hydrogens). It is produced from the monomer ethylene (more properly called ethene)…

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  • THE POSSIBILITY OF EVIL

What does Miss Strangeworth find odd about Mr. Lewis?

Miss Strangeworth is spreading suspicion all over town with her anonymous poison-pen letters, but she thinks she is only being helpful and does not realize how much harm she is doing. When she goes…

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  • BUSINESS

What is the efficient resource allocation in a country?

Allocative efficiency is achieved in a country when the country’s economy is producing the goods and services that allow the maximum possible consumer satisfaction. There are two aspects to this…

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  • PAPER TOWNS

Can you help me write a book review of Paper Towns?

Sure! You can write a book review by considering a set of basic questions, then writing out your responses to each one. Imagine you’re just talking to a friend who’s asking you these…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

In The Merchant of Venice, Bassanio invites Shylock to eat with Antonio and him. Why does Shylock…

In this scene, Bassanio visits Shylock to borrow three thousand ducats in Antonio’s name. Bassanio suggests that Shylock dine with him and Antonio, but Shylock refuses “to eat of the habitation…

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  • A PAINFUL CASE

How does James Joyce describe the city in “A Painful Case”?

In this story, James Joyce describes Dublin through the eyes of his protagonist, Mr. James Duffy. Mr. Duffy wants to live as “far [away] as possible” from the city he technically calls home…

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  • THE GIVER

Before Jonas takes the pill for the Stirrings, how does he feel about Fiona?

In the society where Jonas lives, the Stirrings refers to feelings of physical attraction and sexual desire. When these feelings emerge, all citizens are ordered to take daily medication to…

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  • LITERATURE

arms and the man is a whipping satire to the so called romantic concepts of love , war &…

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  • NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN

Could No Country for Old Men take place in another time or place?

I think that the beauty of Cormac McCarthy’s writing is that it is archetypal in nature. The characters and events have a dreamlike, timeless vibe which transcends all eras. At the same time, his…

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  • HISTORY

In what ways was the Congress under the Articles of Confederation successful in achieving its goals?

The Congress under the Articles of Confederation was successful in accomplishing its goals. The first order of business was getting the country up and running. While there were definitely…

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  • THE STORY OF MY LIFE

From The Story of My Life, describe some literary works that Helen enjoyed reading.

In The Story of My Life by Helen Keller, Helen reveals how books are one of her major inspirations. Little Lord Fauntleroy, a children’s classic novel is the book that begins Helen’s love of books…

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  • THE SCARLET LETTER

What does Pearl represent and how does her temperament drive the action and the reader’s…

Pearl’s name, ironically, comes from the bible: “a pearl of great price.” Hester names her this because her birth came at great price to her mother. Hester says she was “purchased with…

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  • THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND

What is the speckled band in the title of the story?

The speckled band is really a poisonous snake. It was responsible for the death of Julia Stoner, but no one realized at the time that Julia had been bitten by a snake. According to Helen Stoner,…

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  • MENDING WALL

In Frost’s “The Mending Wall,” is the wall good or bad for a relationship?

In Robert Frost’s “The Mending Wall,” the wall itself is a symbol of boundaries. The wall separates the narrator’s and the neighbor’s yard; the wall is not only a physical barrier but an emotional…

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  • THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND

What was Matthew Wood’s part in the historical event in Elizabeth George Speare’s The Witch of…

Though Matthew Wood is a selectman of Wethersfield, meaning a member of the government of Wethersfield, he actually does not take a very active role in the hiding of Connecticut’s charter in…

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  • THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS

How can I write an essay on the heroic parts of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne?

An essay about heroism in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas would be a very interesting project and should have a particular form: an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Your…

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  • OTHELLO

Discuss the significance of Shakespeare’s use of baiting and echoing in Iago’s speech and how it…

In Othello, Iago is determined to destroy Othello. He is manipulative and deceitful and his skill at playing on the emotions of everyone around him is unmatched. Iago baits many of the characters…

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  • RELIGION

What are the features of modernity and their role in fundamentalism?

Modernity refers to a modern way of thinking. The definition of fundamentalism is a belief in a very strict interpretation of scripture. Considering that religious scriptures are thousands of…

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  • OTHELLO

How is Othello brave?

From the beginning of Othello, the audience is told Othello is a brave warrior. We know Brabantio thinks a great deal of him and that the Duke and other leaders of Venice depend on his prowess as a…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, what page is the following quote on? “’The…

The quote is on page 189, when Dill is explaining why he ran away because his parents didn’t need him. Books vary, but this quote is on page 189 in the To Kill a Mockingbird 50th Anniversary…

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  • NIGHT

What decisions was Elie Wiesel forced to make?

Elie is forced to make the decision that he cannot always protect his father from the proliferation of violence they face on a day-to-day basis in the Nazi death camps. The first example of this…

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  • SCIENCE

What might you observe about the stars position throught the year?

The stars seem to spin around the axis throughout the year. For example, Orion is the predominant constellation during the winter. However, the constellation Scorpion seems to rule the sky during…

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  • THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX

How does Kate DiCamillo use hope in The Tale of Despereaux?

The author included recurrent elements of hope especially for the protagonist in the story. The protagonist was faced by a myriad challenges since birth but not without the chance of survival. Hope…

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  • THE ROAD NOT TAKEN

Describe the conflict the speaker feels in the poem “The Road Not Taken.”

In “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost, the conflict manifests both literally and metaphorically. The narrator describes the conflict he experiences when coming to a fork in the road during…

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