What resources do you need to get elected as a politician? What resources do you need to get…

What resources do you need to get elected as a politician? What resources do you need to get…

• POLITICAL SCIENCE

What resources do you need to get elected as a politician? What resources do you need to get…

This really depends a great deal on what level you are talking about. However, I would say that money is extremely important at most levels. I would say that the higher the level of political…

• A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS

What is the story?

The plot of “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” stems from the tension of supernatural happenings (magic), on the one hand, and the realism of everyday life, on the other. The supernatural is…

What is the beta of a stock?

Beta is one of the measures used to compare the risk- return profile of different stocks. By definition, the beta of the stock market is assigned a value of 1. Now if a stock’s price volatility…

• TEACHERS

Well, reading programs can vary greatly from school to school in both purpose and placement, and can mean anything from what and how you teach reading in a classroom, to a specified remediation…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

What is the weather, season, and the temperature in Lord of the Flies by William Golding ?

The group of boys is being evacuated from England during a war. Their plane crash lands on a deserted tropical island. In chapter 1, Ralph and Piggy are discussing the crash and they first say they…

• MATH

What is the area of the triangle formed by the lines y = 7 , x = 8 and 4x+ 3y =7?

We are given the equations y=7, x= 8 and 4x + 3y = 7 which form the triangle. Now we know that y = 7 is a horizontal line and x = 8 is a vertical line. Now we need to find the lengths of the base…

• GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ

García Márquez is the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, which he was awarded in 1982 for his best-known work, One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967). He has been amazingly successful, for by…

• LITERATURE

Describe the narrator and tone of Coleman’s “Unfinished Masterpieces”.

The speaker speaks formally, with words such as “retrospective,” “limpid,” “disarray,” and “sobriquet,” to name just a few. The tone of the story is neither angry nor bitter, but…

• LITERATURE

In “Unfinished Masterpieces” by Anita Coleman, how does the narrator characterize Dora?

The speaker points out Dora’s ability as an artist and sculptor, and William’s clear ability as a storyteller and raconteur. The implication of “Unfinished Masterpieces” is that economic…

• MYTHOLOGY AND CENSORSHIP

List 4 symbolic meanings in tghe Myth of Atlanta.

The symbolic meanings of the various actions in the myth may be considered as follows: 1. Atalanta’s name defines her invincibility. This meaning suggests the power of women and the need for men…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

what do you do if you going out with someone but you dont really like them,and you dont want to…

Of course there are any number of ways to approach the situation, you can continue to take advantage of the situation and the continued affection of this person, which will likely end up with them…

• THE CHRYSALIDS

In The Chrysalids, what does the man from the Fringes mean by saying “life is change”?

This part of the novel comes in Chapter 14 when David, Petra and Rosalind have been captured by the Fringes men and are being taken back to their base. Whilst stopping, David has a highly revealing…

• MYTHOLOGY AND CENSORSHIP

What is Atlanta’s pledge?

Atalanta vows to shun men because of a warning by the Oracle at Delphi that marriage would change her character. Needless to say, marriage would also inhibit the freedom she has enjoyed in pursuing…

• MYTHOLOGY AND CENSORSHIP

Describe Atlanta.

Atalanta has abilities that make her equal if not superior to men. She is a superb athlete and hunter and leads a life of adventure. (Some accounts indicate that she sailed with Jason on the…

• GRAMMAR

The final decision rests _____ principal. Fill with preposition.

I assume that you are trying to say that the principal of the school is the one who has the right to make the final decision in a given case. If that is what you are trying to say, the right way…

• HISTORY

What is the shift from an agrarian mode of living to industrial capitalism… in terms of the…

If we are examining how dialectical materialism impacts women, I think that we have to see that one of the primary results is that it creates a new dimension to what it means to be a “woman.”…

• MYTHOLOGIES

Why is the Myth of Atlanta important?

Even so straightforward an account of mythical life as the story of Atalanta demonstrates just how important the understanding of myths really is. The study of myths rewards great scrutiny. It is…

• POETRY

Analyzing Free-Verse PoetryAny ideas on how to help middle school students to analyze free-verse…

For free-verse poetry, as with all poetry, students should look for theme or purpose. After this is decided, then they might look at several of the following–the figurative language and how it…

• LAW AND POLITICS

In regards to womens status in the 18th century what are the definitions of Coverture and feme…

Coverture was a legal doctrine that was part of the common law of US throughout most of the 19th century. Under the law, an unmarried adult woman was given the status of feme sole, this gave her…

• AESOP’S FABLES

What type of literature is a fable?

A fable is a fictitious story made up or told to illustrate or teach a moral. Though many popular and famous fables do feature animals, that behave in some respects like humans, – for example, they…

• ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

Is it possible that Himmelstoss purposely employed his methods to “toughen up” the recruits and…

Sure, it is possible that Himmelstoss was really harsh on the men so that he could inspire a sense of brotherhood in them. One could argue that Himmelstoss wanted the men to learn how to rely on…

• AESOP’S FABLES

What is the term for the claim of the fox in “The Fox and the Grapes”?

The fox’s claim is a rationalization for failure or inability. Students may miss the moral that human beings should not justify their own shortcomings by resorting to distortions and lies. Aesop…

• HOUSEKEEPING

When describing her life at school, Ruth said she had to memorize the poem “I Heard a Fly…

The fly is an intrusion upon what should be a serious occasion; it is “uncertain, stumbling,” and therefore it is comic. With respect to the tone, the fly saves the imaginary situation from…

• AESOP’S FABLES

What is the plot of the “Fox and The Grapes”?

The plot develops out of the desire the fox has for the grapes as contrasted with his inability to reach them. The resolution is his minimizing the reward he cannot gain. The conclusion is…

• MACBETH

What are some examples of tyranny in Macbeth? Are there any important tyrannical quotes?

Certainly there are many acts of tyranny in Macbeth. Macbeth likes the power that he has and he is driven by his fear that someone will find out that he is guilty of the murder of King Duncan (and…

• THE ROCKING-HORSE WINNER

When is irony used in the short story, “The Rocking Horse Winner”?

There are two main forms of irony employed in this excellent short story by D. H. Lawrence. The first is situational irony, and we are presented with an example in the very first paragraph. Here…

• AESOP’S FABLES

What is the fox like in “the Fox and the Grapes?”

The fox is personified, as it has human traits. The fox exhibits these normal traits: He needs to satisfy his hunger, and knows that he can get the grapes only by leaping for them. He is also…

• LEAR

how can i find summery of Lear?i want to find summary of Lear.

You can find it in the lear section on the website.

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

How does the characteristic “trust” affect a person’s ability to work with clients?social work

Social work is dependent on trust. It is elemental to any advancement because social work forces individuals to work with others on a profound emotional level where some level of resistance is…

• THE OTHER TWO

What is Waythorn like after marriage?

After his marriage, Waythorn becomes less of an idealist. Prior to his marriage to Alice, Waythorn had always believed that one could transcend one’s past by unequivocally embracing one’s present….

• ARTS

What js a formal analysis of picasso’s girl with a mandolin ? What are some points of view and…

I would like to suggest that no analysis in the arts can be “formal,” as is the case in the natural sciences. Thus, I would like to recommend an article, if this is still a timely response, called…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why is “trust” a characteristic that is important in the field of social work?

Trust is important in any field. Think about a salesman selling you a car, a doctor diagnosing your medical condition, a minister preaching a sermon, a teacher educating your children…you see…

• THE OTHER TWO

What are important points of narration?

The most notable aspect of the point of view of “The Other Two” is the narrator’s scrupulous establishment of observations and conclusions as Waythorn experiences them. Waythorn is newly…

• THE SCARLET LETTER

How does Roger Chillingworth, as a villain, enhance the meaning of The Scarlet Letter?

Interesting question, as some would argue that in this novel Chillingworth is described in terms that put him beyond the description of a mere “villain”, yet others would say that such harsh…

• POLITICAL SCIENCE

Why is it important to join a political party if i want to become a politician?Is it just so i…

In the United States, it is difficult to break in to politics if you do not join a political party at the local level. If you have enough money or you are already famous, it is possible, but it…

• RIKKI-TIKKI-TAVI

What are the main characteristics of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi’s nature?

Above all, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi is curious and energetic, as most mongooses are. He spends much of his time hunting snakes–another trait of most mongooses–but he also enjoys a nap at times….

• SELF-RELIANCE

In what way is Emerson’s Self Reliance an example of Romanticism? Explain with quotes.

In my mind, the most pressing example of Romanticism in Emerson’s work is the call to break from the conformist chains that bind and constrict the individual. The Romantic tendency to distrust…

• LAW AND POLITICS

Why is past consideration not consideration and why are disguised gift promises involving nominal…

Past consideration isn’t consideration, it is past performance or promise. To call it consideration begs the question. The performer was not acting with knowledge of an obligation so it cannot…

• THOREAU OF WALDEN POND

What are Thoreau’s views of the role of government in his “Resistance to Civil Government”?…

In my mind, much of how Thoreau crafted his political stance regarding government and its citizens is based off of his exaltation of the individual. If the individual believed that government was…

• MACBETH

In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, how can I compare Macbeth to Macduff?

This is a good question. Shakespeare’s Macbeth is a tragedy, and it follows the rise and fall of the title character. Macbeth’s antithesis (opposite) in nearly every way is Macduff; yet, there are…

• MATH

Get a normal equation of each line to the curve y = x ^ 3-3x that is parallel to the line…

The normal equation to the curve at any point is perpendicular to the tangent at any point on the curve y = x^3-3x. The slope of the tangent to the curve is dy/dx. Therefore the slope of the normal…

• THE STORY OF AN HOUR

What are some examples of literary realism in “The Story of an Hour”?

The definition of literary realism is: Literary realism most often refers to the trend, beginning with certain works of nineteenth-century French literature and extending to late-nineteenth- and…

• MACBETH

The opening of scene 1 act 4, prior to Macbeth’s entrance. What do you think is the purpose of…

Shakespeare’s Macbeth is a tragedy in which one man rises to a high position then falls, a series of events some blame either on the witches or fate. The scene to which your question refers is a…

• THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

In Their Eyes Were Watching God, how do the motifs of speech and silence interact?

The novel can be read as the protagonist’s attempt to find a voice, to speak for herself. While speaking is active participation in determining the course of events, silence is not necessarily the…

• THE OTHER TWO

In what way is the story wry?

Wharton is able to preserve a wry treatment of the subject of divorce. Ironically, then, Alice forgets how Waythorn takes his coffee, and thus puts cognac into it for him, in the way that Varick…

• TRIFLES

What is the importance of the bird to the overall action and tone of Susan Glaspell’s “Trifles”?

The little canary is a trifle whose significance is only known by the women because they do not share its discovery with the men. In a sense, the canary symbolizes Mrs. Wright (the former Minnie…

• THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

In Chapter 18 of The Catcher in the Rye, Holden mentions his former teacher, Mr. Antolini: Anyway, I gave old Jane a buzz again, but her phone didn’t answer, so I had to hang up. Then I had to…

• HISTORY

How do religious beliefs influence culture?

Religious beliefs influence culture in a variety of ways. Certainly before societies were as civilized as ours, religious beliefs and culture were much more effectively mixed. Today, religious…