What relationships were established among characters or events in Act II Scene 1 of Julius Caesar?

What relationships were established among characters or events in Act II Scene 1 of Julius Caesar?

  • JULIUS CAESAR

What relationships were established among characters or events in Act II Scene 1 of Julius Caesar?

In this important scene we see Brutus wrestling with himself and deciding to join the conspiracy. His insomnia ironically contrasts with the sleep that Cassius has had with no qualms of conscience…

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  • SCIENCE

What is a description of the gas krypton, and is it dangerous?I have to create a “wanted” poster…

Krypton is a clear, colorless, and tasteless non-metallic gas. It has an atomic number of 36, meaning it has 36 protons in the nucleus. It is found in group 18 of the periodic table known as the…

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  • GONE WITH THE WIND

i have to write a research about this work i need help to find a topic and find a book reference…

In order to write a research paper about Gone with the Wind, you will want to think about what ideas in the book can actually be researched. Since this is a work of fiction, you cannot research the…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

In “The Odyssey”, what conclusions about the deceptive nature of beauty can you draw from the…

Circe was very deceptive. As she sang, she lured men into her palace where they were drawn to her by both her voice and her beauty. She didn’t want them, though. She acted as if she did, offered…

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  • 1984

What does Winston realize about the paperweight affect Winston’s attitude toward the Party and…

The glass paperweight in 1984 becomes a vital link to the past for Winston Smith. In fact, this paperweight, that Winston buys in an antique store in a Prole district, comes to symbolise his…

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  • EVERYDAY USE

Where can I find good literary criticism on the short story “Everyday Use”? websites, books,…

There are a couple links here at enotes that you can use. They touch on the style that Walker uses in her writings, and also her influence on other African American female writers who followed…

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  • NIGHT

In chapter 2 of “Night”, where did the train finally stop?

The train takes them to Birkenau. This is where the men and women are separated, and Eliezer and his father never see his mother or his sister again. Eliezer witnesses his father being struck by…

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  • NIGHT

In Chapter 2 of Night, what do some of the passengers do to quiet Madame Schachter?

Wiesel uses Madam Schachter to demonstrate yet another warning the Jews received early on and yet chose to ignore. As Madame Schachter screams repeatedly in the crowded boxcar, no one seems to be…

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  • NIGHT

What is foreshadowed by Madame Schacter’s nightmare in Elie Wiesel’s Night?

Madame Schacter’s screams and nightmares predict their fate–even before they reach Birkenau. She claims to see a fire, and this greatly disturbs those around her. They try to calm her, but…

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  • NIGHT

In chapter 2, explain the statement, “Our eyes were opened, but too late”. Where was the train at…

Even after all that had happened to the people of the village there were some who still believed that they might be on their way to a better place. One Jew stated, “who knows they might be moving…

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  • NIGHT

At the end of Chapter 1, describe the conditions in the cattle cars in Night.

When Elie and the other Jews were taken out of the Ghetto, they were transferred to “cattle cars.” The Hungarian police crammed 80 people into each car. There was a person assigned to each car to…

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  • NIGHT

Why did the citizens resist the truth, even when it was in front of them?

Elie and his family are from a sect of Hasidic Jews. These Jewish people believe very strongly in God. Most of the people accepted whatever happened to them as God’s decision and did not question…

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  • NIGHT

In chapter 1: What is a ghetto?

A ghetto is an area of a city where minority members of the population gather together and live. Often these citizens are low-income, perhaps immigrants, and marginalized by the majority culture….

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  • SINNERS IN THE HANDS OF AN ANGRY GOD

In “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” to what two creatures does Edwards compare sinners?

In his sermon, Edwards first compares sinners to spiders or other disgusting insects: . . . [God] holds you over the pit of Hell, much as one holds a spider, or some loathsome insect . . . . In…

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  • NIGHT

In Chapter 1 of “Night”, cite examples of how the Jewish citizens of Sighet began to lose their…

The Jewish citizens began to lose theirrights in Sighet slowly and almost without notice. First the foreign Jews were removed from the town. Some people were shocked while others simply asked,…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

In “Fahrenheit 451” what decision did Montag make that morning after Mrs. Blake’s fire?

First of all, he decides to not go to work that night, and maybe never again. He asks Mildred, “how would it be if, well, maybe, I quite my job awhile?” He is feeling ill from what happened, his…

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  • THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

In “The Catcher in the Rye”, give three reasons why Holden thinks his school Pencey Prep is a…

Holden finds Pencey Prep a phony place for several reasons, he observes that the school has an ad showing a guy riding a horse jumping over a fence. He finds this false advertisement since he…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

Could somone please explain the allusion that Proctor makes to Pontius Pilate in The Crucible?It…

When Proctor says this, he is speaking to Reverend Hale. Elizabeth has been arrested, and the true story of the poppet has been exposed. It is fairly obvious, if you use any sort of common sense,…

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  • A RAISIN IN THE SUN

What are some adjectives that describe Lena Younger from A Raisin in the Sun?

Lena Younger is a woman to be admired. She is proud, strong, courageous, loving, and sensitive. Throughout her life, Lena has struggled against poverty and racism, working hard to raise her family….

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

In The Great Gatsby, how are “the frosted wedding cake of the ceiling” and “a long white cake of…

Both of these passages contribute to Fitzgerald’s development of white as a color motif in the novel. Those things which are white are associated with wealth and privilege. In the Buchanans’ living…

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  • SIR PHILIP SIDNEY

What is the explanation of the poem “My True Love Hath My Heart” by Sir Philip Sidney?

This poem is a rather simple poem where the author expresses a romantic sentiment: I have given my heart to my love, and they have given me theirs, and because of this, we are both happier. He…

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  • HISTORY

What was the impact of the Industrial revolution on religion?I need information on religion…

The Industrial Revolution, occurring first in Britain in the early eighteenth century, saw a huge movement away from the countryside to the growing towns and cities. With this process there was a…

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  • OZYMANDIAS

What type of figurative language is used in the poem “Ozymandias” by Percy Bysshe Shelley?

The primary element of figurative language in the poem is that of irony. All that remains of the great “works” of this “king of kings” is the remains of the monument Ozymandias had ordered to be…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

Who did Frankenstein meet after he had ascended to the summit of montanvert?

Victor Frankenstein meets his creation, the monster, at the summit of the Swiss mountain. There, in the seas and crevices of snow and ice he confronts his creation–the maker meets his offspring….

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

As noted in Frankenstein, does Victor believe in fate?Provide a quote from the text.

Victor, the protagonist in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, most certainly believes in fate. Victor, only known as “the stranger” in Letter IV, states his belief in fate when dialogue between him and…

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  • LITERATURE

Can anyone recommend an interesting book to me?I’m in year 11 and I want a challenging yet…

One of my favorite author’s is Ayn Rand. You might try “The Fountainhead,” “Atlas Shrugged,” or “We The Living.” Other more recent novels by other authors are: ” Water for Elephants,” “The Life…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Who does Jem spend most of his time with in chapter five of “To Kill a Mockingbird”?

At the beginning of chapter five, Scout is lamenting the fact that all Dill seems to want to do is to hang around Jem. She says of Dill and Jem, “they spent days together in the treehouse…

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  • HAMLET

Please discuss madness in Hamlet.

Madness in Hamlet can be seen in two different lights–real madness, and feigned madness. Hamlet, in order to more safely investigate the alleged murder of his father, feigns madness, and puts on…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

When chickens are young/babies how do you tell male from female?

This explanation is from the Mississippi State University Extension Service. The bottom line is that unless you are highly trained or have a particular genetic strain of chickens, you’re out of…

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  • THE METAMORPHOSIS

What is a good title for an essay comparing The Metamorphosis to The Stranger?

“Displaced and confused” would be a good title. “The Metamorphosis” is about the human experience of being displaced. “The Stranger” has a similar theme, but others are more confused about the…

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  • SCIENCE

Why is energy required for a substance to change phase/state?

Energy is required for a substance to change phase or state because the atoms in the substance must move faster. Every substance is made of atoms or molecules. They are constantly moving. Think…

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  • REFERENCE

If you were a flower for one day, describe your experiences of that day stating various examples…

Try to use your imagination to write about what a flower experiences by choosing a particular flower. You could be a tulip or a crocus, for example. You might want to consider writing about a…

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  • HISTORY

What was the importance of the 19th century French revolution on the revolts depicted in the Book…

The 1848 revolution, also known as the February revolution in France, plays a pivotal role in Victor Hugo’s treatment of revolution and revolts in Les Miserables. Hugo begins the Book of St. Denis…

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  • HAMLET

What are some opinion essays about “Hamlet”?it could be themes, compare and contrast, how i…

In a conversation with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, who visit him under the guise of solicitude, Hamlet banters words. One of the replies that he gives to their insincere responses is Why then…

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  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

What are examples of personification in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream?

Personification is a figure of speech in which an author gives human characteristics to animals or inanimate objects. To find personification, all we have to do is look for objects or animals that…

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  • THE BRONZE BOW

Is The Bronze Bow 3rd person or 1st person narration?

The Bronze Bow is told from the third person point of view. The story is told by a narrator who is detached from the action. This is called a third-person narrative. In The Bronze Bow, the reader…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

In “Fahrenheit 451” why does Montag want to read books?

Montag’s desire to read books is a slow process that gradually builds to the actual act of reading one. At the beginning of the story, he already has a book hid in his house, because as he walks…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

According to Erick Erickson, what does the oral-sensory stage mean?

The Oral Sensory Stage takes place during infancy, which is birth through 18 months. During this time babies explore the world around them by putting everything in their mouth. During this time…

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  • THE BRONZE BOW

What is the real name of the big black giant in The Bronze Bow?”Why do they all of a sudden give…

The real name of the black giant captured by Rosh’s men is never given. The giant is mute, and no verbal dialogue is ever exchanged between him and his captors. The giant was targeted because of…

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

What is the exact quote that Zaroff says about the weak and the strong in “The Most Dangerous…

“Life is for the strong, and, if need be, taken by the strong. The weak of the world were put here to give the strong pleasure… I hunt the scum of the earth-…” Zaroff is sadistic and…

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  • THE TELL-TALE HEART

What is the point of view from either the story of the chair or the old man’s heart in “The…

If one is to retell the story from the point of view of the old man’s heart, then one may wish to examine the passage in which Poe’s narrator mentions that his thumb slips as he is about to open…

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  • THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO

How does the Count of Monte Cristo help various characters?

There are a number of people that the Count helps, so perhaps by detailing a few I will be able to answer your question. One is his former employer, Monseiur Morrel. Monte Christo pays off his…

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  • A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS

What role does the old man play in “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”?

One role the old man plays in “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” is to symbolize the thematic issues of the story. For instance, he symbolically represents marginalized people or groups of…

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  • WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Why is there a difference between contemporary American English and the conversational language…

Have you ever noticed that people who are much older than you use different words and terms sometimes? That is because language is always changing! From the time of Shakespeare until now,…

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  • MACBETH

In Act III, scene I, how does Macbeth manipulate the murderers’ minds?

This scene when Macbeth hires the two murders to do his dirty work for him is very interesting when we consider what is shows about the development of Macbeth’s character. Macbeth no longer meets…

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  • MAHATMA GANDHI

In Mahatma Gandhi, what were some of Gandhi

Mohandas K. Gandhi considered himself a Hindu. But as a Hindu, he saw all religions as equal, as trying to seek and express the same eternal truths and wisdom. At the core he believed in the power…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

Who said the following quote in “Julius Caesar”, and to whom? What does it mean?”Set honor in…

This quote is from Act I, scene 2 of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. Brutus says this in conversation with Cassius. They are agreeing that it is wrong for one man ~ Caesar ~ to have so much power…

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  • LEIGH HUNT

Can you give a summary of the poem “The Glove and the Lions” by Leigh Hunt?

“The Glove and the Lions” by James Leigh Hunt (Leigh Hunt was born as James Leigh Hunt) tells the story of a king, who for pleasure, has gathered a bunch of people to watch lions fight in an arena….

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

In Lord of the Flies, what is the symbolic meaning of the rocks and shelters?

In Lord of the Flies the shelters represent civilization, safety, and security from the elements and the beastie. When Ralph tries to get everyone to build a sturdy shelter, he is trying to “build”…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Does Shakespeare successfully make Act 1 scene 5 in Romeo and Juliet dramatically effective?

The action that immediately preceeds the Nurse’s revealing of the identities of the lovers allows us to see their attraction and falling in love with each other. Of course, one of the central…

 


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