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  • YEARBOOK ADVISERS

what questions does a yearbook answer?what questions does a yearbook answer?

When I advised a year book, I always tried to ask two guiding questions: 1) What do people want to see every year? 2) What was unique about this school year? From here, I could derive my third…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

How did the village’s residents regard the forest and its Indian inhabitants in The Crucible?

The people of Salem believed “that the virgin forest was the Devil’s last preserve, his home base and the citadel of his final stand…to the best of their knowledge the American forest was the…

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  • THE LOVE SONG OF J. ALFRED PRUFROCK

Where are three examples where an elevated style of language is juxtaposed with ordinary speech?…

One obvious place where this juxtaposition of elevated versus ordinary language occurs after the lines ‘I grow old, I grow old/I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled. Do I dare to eat a…

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  • THE LOVE SONG OF J. ALFRED PRUFROCK

In “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”, what three heroic figures does Eliot contrast with…

There are three allusions to heroic figures in this poem. One of them is “Prince Hamlet,” who Prufrock mentions towards the end. Hamlet was the prince of Denmark; Hamlet’s uncle killed his father…

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  • THE LOVE SONG OF J. ALFRED PRUFROCK

Why do you think Eliot opens “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” with an allusion to Dante’s…

Eliot alludes to Dante’s Inferno, Dante’s account of his journey through Hell under the guidance of the spirit of the poet Virgil, in order to highlight the banality of Prufrock’s frustration and…

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  • LITERATURE

c’est quoi les relations humaines?

Le mouvement des relations humaines d’origine dans les années 1920 avec les expériences de Hawthorne. Il a commencé comme une étude du comportement humain dans les groupes de travail. Elle a…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

How is Mildred an example of how Montag’s society controls its citizens, and yet how the…

Mildred seems to be totally controlled by the television screens in her home. Her one desire is to have one more gigantic screen so she can be surrounded by what she calls “her family”. Yet, she…

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  • JOHN DONNE’S SONGS AND SONNETS

How does Shakespeare glorify/immortalize his friend in “Sonnet 18”?

Ironically, Shakespeare both glorifies and immortalizes the “young man” in “Sonnet 18” through the poetic verse itself. This echos the theme “Sonnet 18” which is eternal beauty through verse….

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  • WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Was bedeutet das Zitat “Some People are born great, some achieve greatness and some have their…

Ich habe nicht im Deutsch in einer langen Zeit geschrieben. Bitte, tragen Sie mit mir. Wenn Shakespeare hat “Some people are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have their greatness…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What does the fact that Juliet will not give in to what everyone wants her to do tell you about…

This characteristic (of 100% loyalty) is actually her tragic flaw. Juliet is so loyal to Romeo and her love for him, that she will not leave him. Her parents want her to marry Paris (but are…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

What is the dramatic significance of the opening scene of Julius Caesar?Please tell me how the…

Act I, Scene 1 of Julius Caesar creates the essential element of suspense in a drama and establishes several themes that will be developed later in the play, setting up the dramatic framework for…

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  • ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY

What are the principles that Mama and Papa live by and the resulting advice each gives to Cassie…

Both of the Logan parents value family, education, hard work and persistence. They are mindful of the discrimination they face because of their skin color, but they do not encourage their children…

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  • THE CAY

I need a summary of “The Cay”. I am kind of lost.

“The Cay” takes place during WWII. 10-year-old Phillip Enright and his mother are fleeing Curacao for the United States when the ship they are traveling on is bombed. Phillip is rescued by Timothy,…

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  • HALF A DAY

In the story, the narrator goes into school and doesn’t do something that normal school children…

After the bell sounds and the speaker leaves school, having said goodbye to friends, he is puzzled because he can find no trace of his father, who had promised to meet him at the end of his day. He…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

In “Of Mice and Men,” what does George find in the box under his bed, and what does he assume?

This early incident in “Of Mice and Men” is used by John Steinbeck as an illustration of the alienation of the men in this Depression era novel. Distrust is the quality of the modern world in…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Could someone send me the complete summary of “Romeo and Juliet”?PLEASE!

This question has been previously asked and answered. Please see the links below, and thank you for using eNotes.

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  • INTO THE WILD

In chapter 18 of Into the Wild, how does the Doctor Zhivago quote foreshadow Chris’s writings and…

The quote from Doctor Zhivago that opens Chapter 18 was highlighted by Chris and is relevant on a number of levels. First and most importantly, it spoke to Chris’s need to spend time alone to…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

changes in ralph during LOTFhow does ralph change throughout the novel of the lord of the flies?

As he goes throughout the novel, Ralph begins to be more and more concerned with personal hygiene, for starters. He notices himself and the other boys getting filthier by the day, and this stresses…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Romeo and Juliet EugolyHit us with some suggestion fellas

I think that some part of a memorial to both of them has to include how their love transcended the family rivalry. Perhaps, going back to the text to identify particular lines and emotions…

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  • HISTORY

A graphic study of the bonded labour,atrocities against dalits and dowry deaths which are…

I think that in answering this question, there has to be some clarification offered first. Initially, I would ask if you are able to argue if India has made advances in the realm of human rights….

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  • THE GLASS MENAGERIE

If you were Tom, what would you do to make life more bearable and meaningful?

Since there is a family of three, Tom in “The Glass Menagerie” is the base on which the others depend. So, he cannot afford to dream as the women do and dwell in illusions of glass animals or days…

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  • WUTHERING HEIGHTS

How does Bronte’s characterisation and use of Gothic generic features make Wuthering Heights…

The novel is set in the Yorkshire moors of England, even now the setting of the novel is bleak and rocky. The weather is wild and often stormy. Setting is extremely important in Gothic literature….

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  • HISTORY

Which was the more important in Elizabeth I’s reign, the House of Commons or the House of Lords?…

Parliament’s role in the government of Britain changed a great deal during Eilzabeth’s reign, and the role of the House of Commons became more important. However, the House of Lords was still more…

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  • AP LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION

Eurpoean allusions in Twain’s Huck FinnWhat is the significance of all the European allusions in…

Mark Twain hated the puffery and inherited wealth that the European societies welcomed. In his first popular book, “Innocents Abroad”, Twain poked quite a bit of fun at the European traditions of…

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  • BUSINESS

Describe the principle of Budgeting when used as: 1) a planning tool 2) a control tool in…

Budgeting can be used as a planning tool in management in order to determine the monetary outlay of a business in order to make a profit. Management needs to determine what their estimated…

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  • YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN

What is the moral allegory and moral lesson in “Young Goodman Brown”?

Multiple readings of “Young Goodman Brown” provide the reader with increased allegory, but here are a few that I find most striking. Goodman Brown has already failed his conscious by taking the…

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  • SILENT SPRING

Regarding “Silent Spring” and the banning of DDT: recently the Wall Street Journal posted an…

This is a rather complex question. To begin with the sources, while the news reporting of the Wall Street Journal is often excellent and relatively unbiased, its opinion section is consistently…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Simon’s peculiar strenght is that he is not frightened of the island. what does this commentator…

Simon’s fears are about people, not the island. In this way, his fears are more real and true than the other boys. They fear a mythical beast; he fears the beast within the other boys. When the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Tom Robinson’s trialWhat risk did Atticus take in selecting the jury members? Who did Bob Ewell…

The majority, if not all, of the townspeople had already decided that Tom Robinson was guilty due to their prejudices. Atticus was basically always fighting a losing battle. After the trial, Bob…

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  • HISTORY

What impact did Mircalla Karnstein have on the English empire?

Mircalla Karnstein was a character created by Joseph Le Fanu and portrayed in his work ‘Camilla’ published in 1872. The answer to your question is rooted in the subject matter of the story, the…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

How do friendship, love, money, and marriage overlap in the play of The Merchant of Venice?

Shakespeare discusses love, marriage, friendship, and money in The Merchant of Venice through the play’s three plots. The first plot–the bond plot–focuses on friendship and money (two elements…

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  • THE GIVER

In Chapter 11 of The Giver, what words or concepts did Jonas experience?

In this chapter, Jonas’s first visit to the Giver’s home provides him with his first memory transmission: sledding on a snowy hill. For the first time, he sees snow and feels the exhilaration of…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What plan did Montag and Faber devise in “Fahrenheit 451”?no

The plan, as Faber condenses it is, “The salamander devours its own tail.” When Montag goes to Faber’s home, he doesn’t have a clear plan of attack. He tells Faber that they need to print some…

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  • PYGMALION

In Pygmalion, according to Higgins, why is Liza such an apt pupil?

In Pygmalion, in Act I, Higgins predicts that, given six months, he’ll be able to take Liza “anywhere and pass her off as anyone.” He also makes it clear that her accomplishment will be based on…

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  • THE LOVE SONG OF J. ALFRED PRUFROCK

Who does Prufrock often refer to before he asks his questions? What is the overwhelming question…

When Prufrock begins to think of his questions, he first thinks of the other people in his life/society and what they will think of his questions. He speaks of the arms of the beautiful women, who…

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  • OF MICE AND MEN

In “Of Mice and Men,” what is the relationship between the main characters, George and Lennie,…

The relationship of Lennie and George in “Of Mice and Men” is thematic. For, Steinbeck’s belief in the interdependence of society is a theme he explores throughout the body of his works. Steinbeck…

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  • THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO

How does Dantes’ personality change once he begins his revenge? Does his physical appearance…

Shortly after his return to life from the Chateau d’If, Edmund Dantes, disguised as an abbe, pays a visit to Caderousse at the Pont du Gard Inn where he presents the innkeeper with a huge diamond…

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  • ENDER’S GAME

How is Ender considered a hero in “Ender’s Game”? Give two examples from the book.

Ender was a hero to the people because he was able to not only destroy the “Buggers” but he also destroyed their home planet. Ender had saved the world and the people loved him and worshiped him…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In “To Kill a Mockingbird” what disaster happens at Christmas between Scout and Francis?

In Chapter 9 of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” the Finch family gets together with Atticus’s brother Jack for Christmas dinner. Scout’s cousin Francis tells her that his grandmother is going to teach…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

How did Montressor prove his membership in “The Cask of Amontillado”?

In Poe’s “Cask of Amontillado”, Fortunato makes a strange gesture that Montesor does not understand. When Montresor does not understand, Fortunato concludes that Montresor is not of the…

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  • MACBETH

Can you give me a summary of “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare?i want a full summary not just the…

Summaries of Shakespeare’s plays are very easy to find. The play starts with three witches planning mischief, particularly with Macbeth. Macbeth is a highly placed officer in the Scottish military…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Please give as much information you can about Mrs. Dubose in “To Kill a Mockingbird.”I have a…

In To Kill a Mockingbird, the reader might at first dismiss Mrs. Dubose as a troubling neighbor for the children, Scout characterized her as just a mean woman, but we soon learn there is more. Mrs….

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

“To Kill a Mockingbird” is set in the 1930’s but was published in 1960.Have attitudes to racism…

“To Kill a Mockingbird” was published in 1960, just as the civil rights movement really went into high gear. Since then, there have definitely been improvement in the attitudes towards African…

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  • ARTS

What do you think of Andy Warhol paintings?

Andy Warhol’s paintings, Pop Art, as a sub-category of Modern Art, emerged in the mid 1950s but did not reach its height of popularity until the mid-1960s, is a form of expression that incorporates…

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  • BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE

How did the War affect Miss Franny Block’s great-grandfather in Because of Winn-Dixie?

Miss Franny Block’s great-grandfather, Littmus W. Block, was only a boy when he fought in the Civil War. He discovered the truth “that war is hell”, and came home “a changed man”. Littmus was only…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

What two conditions must Montresor fulfill for satisfactory revenge of The Cask Of The Amontillado?

In “The Cask of Amontillado”, Montresor must not only punish Fortunato, but punish him “with impunity”. Furthermore, he had to let Fortunato know that he was the one who “got him”. The idea of a…

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  • MACBETH

In Macbeth, what is an example of metonymy?

A metonymy is a special kind of metaphor, in which one thing is used to represent another thing. In metonymy, (Greek for ‘a change of name’) the literal term for one thing is applied to another…

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  • THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

In “The Catcher in the Rye” what is an example of synecdoche?

Synecdoche is a figure of speech which expresses either more or less than it literally denotes. By it we give to an object a name which literally expresses something more or something less than we…

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  • ANTIGONE

In “Antigone”, what did Polynieces do to betray someone?Wasn’t he king of the kingdom but went…

Polyneices was the brother of Eteocles. Their father was Oedipus. When Oedipus left Thebes in exile after finding out he had killed his father and married his own mother, he put both brothers on…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

In Fahrenheit 451, who does Montag meet on the way home from work?

This incident happens at the very beginning of the novel. Montag is a firefighter, whose job in the culture of the novel is to actually start fires. He seems incredibly happy with his job, since…

 


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