What special qualities did Athena have?

What special qualities did Athena have?

  • MYTHOLOGY AND CENSORSHIP

What special qualities did Athena have?

Not of woman born but rather having sprung from the head of Zeus (what a headache!), Athena was attributed the title of “goddess of wisdom and craftsmanship.” Prankish and tomboyish by nature, she…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

What are the techniques used in the following dialogue?Antony: …And now, Ocatavius, Listen…

The most apparent technique is the use of the oxymoron, the juxtaposition of opposites for effect. For example, when Anthony says: “How covert(secret) matters may be best disclos’d (revealed), or…

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  • AMERICA: PATHWAYS TO THE PRESENT

In the 60s, what kind of image of women did NOW activists consider “false” and what kind of image…

The major obstacle that women activists, such as the leaders of the NOW movement, sought to overcome revolved around the social stratification of women. At the time, women were socially seen as…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

Consider the references to people in literature or history in Chapter 1. What purposes do they…

The references in chapter 1 seem to enhance the idea of protection of wealth and the empowerment of the elite. I draw specific mention from Tom’s discussion of “The Rise of the Colored Empires.”…

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  • FILM FORUM

What was Maude’s birthday gift in the movie “Harold and Maude”?It can’t be the ring,the…

In the film “Harold and Maude,” the gift that Harold gave to Maude were a coin with “Harold Loves Maude,” and a daisy in a glass vase. Harold and Maud went to the carnival right before her…

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  • SHOELESS JOE

Ray must go pick up J.D. Salinger and “ease his pain.” Why does this seem impossible, and what…

The premise of having to “ease Salinger’s pain” is challenging, to say the least. One reason why this is so difficult is that the message is so very vague. At the time, Ray only assumes that it…

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

What major conflicts developed in Chapters 19 through 35 of “Pride and Prejudice”?

The major conflicts that develop in the range of chapters that you are asking about have to do with the relationships of Jane and Elizabeth Bennett. Elizabeth receives a proposal of marriage from…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

Can anyone find me the quote where Mildred says she drives a car fast when she feels bad?

“The keys to the beetle are on the night table. I always like to drive fast when I feel that way. You get it up around ninety-five and you feel wonderful. Sometimes I drive all night and come…

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  • MATH

To travel from Singapore to Kuala Lampur, a distance of 390 km, a motorist finds that if he…

The information in the problem involves two variables: the usual average speed v, and the usual time t. so 390 km = v*t and, 390 km = (v + 6)(t – 15/60) From the first equation, t = 390 / v….

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  • MATH

A rectangle has an area of 288 cm^2. If the width is decreased by 1 cm, and the length increased…

w*l = 288 cm^2 (w -1)*(l + 1) = 288 – 3 w*l + w – l – 1 = 288 – 3 288 + w – 288/w -1 = 288 -3 w^2 – 288 +2w = 0 Using the quadratic equation to solve for w, w = -18 or 16 cm. Since width is a…

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  • MATH

A group of people was to share equally the cost of $900 for a bus trip to Johor. Due to inforseen…

$900 = N*p, where N is the original number of people who were supposed to go, and p is the price they would have paid. Instead, $900 = (N – 5)*(p + $2.50) 900 = (N – 5)*(900/N + 2.5) 900 = 900 -…

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  • ESSAY LAB

Can you help me prepare a speech for my closing remarks?Essence of a training workshop

A good set of closing remarks will accomplish several principles. The first of these would be a brief summary of what has already been discussed. Making sure you address relevant and concise…

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  • MATH

It takes Meihua 2 hours more to complete a 50 km journey than it takes Ailin to complete a 40 km…

Ailin runs 40 km in T hours at Va speed: 40 = Va*T Meihua runs 5 km/h slower than Ailin: Va = Vm – 5 Meihua runs 40 km in 2 hours longer than T. So, Vm = Va – 5 40 = Va*T 50 = Vm(T + 2) 50 = (Va -…

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

In particular, how does Jane Austen portray Mr. Collins and Mr. Wickham in Volumes 1 and 2 of…

At first glance, Austen appears to portray the two men as opposites, but after completing Volume 2, the reader will see some similarities. First, the two men are opposite in their “luck” with…

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

What are some examples of satire from Pride and Prejudice, and how does Austen use satire to…

As you know, Pride and Prejudice is a social satire; so it is difficult to narrow down one’s answer to just a couple of examples, but I will try! First, Austen uses the novel to satirize her…

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  • SCIENCE

Does a solid, liquid or gas expand/contract faster?Why?

A gas expands and contracts faster than a solid or liquid. The reason for this has to do with the molecular interactions. In a gas, each molecule is not influenced by others around it except for…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

What are five important events that happened in The Outsiders?

In the novel “The Outsiders,” one important event is the Socs jump Ponyboy on his way home from the movies. This sets up more friction between the Greasers and the Socs. Another important event…

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  • IF

Bring out the rhyming words and scheme in the poem “If.”

The general rhyme scheme found in each stanza of Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If” is ababcdcd. (Now, if you had asked about the rhythm and meter, I would have mentioned that it is also written in iambic…

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  • EMPIRE OF THE SUN

How does “Empire of the Sun” convey the idea of “discovery”?

The exploration of Jim’s survival represents a strong notion of discovery. From the character at the start of the novel to its end, there is a strong notion of self discovery in Jim’s character….

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  • DALVA

Is a study guide or question and answer guide avaiable for “Dalva?” I need to lead my…

“Dalva,” by Jim Harrison is a story about Dalva Northridge. She is 45, from Nebraska and decides to search for her illegitimate son who she gave up for adoption. She is a woman who has suffered…

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  • THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

Anne made a statement on July 6, 1944, “A quiet conscience makes one stronger” Could some please…

It helps to read this quotation within the context of the entire entry Anne Frank makes on this particular day. She is struggling with the idea that some people do not make the choice to be ethical…

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  • GULLIVER’S TRAVELS

In Gulliver’s Travels, according to Sympson, how is Gulliver known among his neighbors?

Before the story even begins, Swift set up a controversy about its authenticity. Richard Sympson is his cousin, friend, and publisher. First Gulliver complains that Sympson edited important…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Does my mom have the right to keep me in homeschool without teaching me the things I should be…

One of the most important movements in education right now is standards based instruction and assessment. The laws changed during the Bush administration that required proof of progress for each…

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  • MONSTER

In the book “Monster”, did Steve change and if so, what was it and was it good or a bad change?

The primary change in Monster is how Steve views himself. Again, we really do not know if he is innocent or guilty. Perhaps, it is the author’s strength in description that leaves us in the…

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  • BUSINESS

Should cell phones be prohibited in the workplace?In your response, please be very detailed and…

You will have to assess for yourself the validity of the positions generated by such a discussion. I think there are some reasons that are compelling on both sides. The analysis behind them, you…

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  • LITERATURE

Why do people say “Letter From A Birmingham Jail” is the best argument ever written?

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote a letter to eight clergymen which ultimately became known as the “Letter from a Birmingham Jail. This now famous essay was not only effective because of who Dr….

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  • A TALE OF TWO CITIES

In the metamorphosis of Sydney Carton, what are the catalysts for his change? What could his…

You have asked two questions here when the rules say only one is allowed. To answer the first and give you some pointers to the second, however, you need to analyse how the character of Sydney…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER

In “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” what techniques does Mark Twain use in chapter twelve?

Up to chapter 12 in “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” the story has taken a menacing twist. Muff Potter has been found dead and Tom is into it up to his neck. To break the suspense, in chapter 12,…

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  • DANTE’S INFERNO

Is Dante’s Inferno real?im just curious,anaway

The notion that lies behind the Inferno is a spiritual one predicated on the idea of an exploration of one’s sense of religious devotion. Whether this is real or not is dependent on the point of…

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  • THE PRINCE

In The Prince, what, according to Machiavelli, are the disadvantages of the various routes to…

Machiavelli discusses the prince’s acquisition of power in relation to the acquisition of territories. He draws a distinction between hereditary and composite principalities. The acquisition of…

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  • PRELUDES

What is a summary of the poem “Preludes” by T. S. Eliot?

At the very beginning of the artistic era called the Modern era, T. S. Eliot was at the forefront of creative literary experimentation. When he was a young man and still a student he had a nervous…

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  • HEALTH

desmorpressin acetate 3mcg in two divided doses SQ BID available is desmorpression acetate 4…

If the desmorpressin acetate is to be given as 3 mcg in two divided doses SQ BID that sounds like each dose needs to be 1.5mcg to equal a daily dose of 3 mcg. Therefore if it comes as 4 mcg/1ml…

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  • MOUNTAINS BEYOND MOUNTAINS: THE QUEST OF DR. PAUL FARMER, A MAN WHO WOULD CURE THE WORLD

Why does Farmer believe that his form of treating AIDS and TB afflicted patients is viable and…

Dr. Farmer as a medical anthropologist and social reformer decided to take it upon himself to DEMONSTRATE how to treat populations of sick people who are so poor or so destitute that they fall…

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  • WAITING FOR GODOT

Why does Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot appeal to us even today?thanks

Part of the reason Waiting for Godot has a contemporary appeal is because there is much within the play that speaks to the modern condition. The tramps both have plenty of factual knowledge and…

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  • AUNT JENNIFER’S TIGERS

Could I please have a critical appreciation of “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers?”

Adrienne Rich’s poem “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” is a poem of conflict. The conflict is what takes place within Aunt Jennifer; the desire to break away from the society in which she lives….

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Help please? Thank you very much!Should children under 18 years of age be allowed to drink…

I think the issue of a national law might be a very good place to start. The issue of nationality has a compelling target area. On one had, there is a case to be made that laws, such as the one…

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  • A CLEAN, WELL-LIGHTED PLACE

In “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place,” what would be the possible conversation of the two waiters…

The clues to what they probably would talk about are found in the story. The young waiter is rude, impatient with the old man, and quite sure of himself in his thinking and view of life. In…

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  • THE STORY OF AN HOUR

How does Mrs. Mallard In “The Story of an Hour” compare to Nora in A Doll’s House?

Great question! Both Nora and Mrs. Mallard are products of the Victorian Era, a time when women were viewed more as possessions than as people. Both women also come to points of epiphany in their…

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  • A WHITE HERON

Do you think “A White Heron” would have been more realistic with a different ending?Do you think…

The story would have been more realistic with a different ending only if Sylvia had been a different kind of girl. As the story was written and as her character was developed, the ending is very…

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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Explain the first line of Pride and Prejudice that starts, “It is a truth universally…

The opening line of the work indicates how Austen is going to assemble the idea of social conventions having a role in how individuals are “supposed” to act. Such a line indicates the idea that a…

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  • AS YOU LIKE IT

What do Rosalind and Celia discuss about fortune and nature in Act 1 Scene 2 of “As You Like It”?

In Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” Act I Scene II opens with Celia and Rosalind discussing the banishment of Rosalind’s father. Celia tells Rosalind that she should cheer up and realize…

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  • MICHAEL DRAYTON

What is the poem “Love’s Farewell” by Michael Drayton about?http://www.bartelby.org/40/70.html

This 14 lined sonnet features an alternating rhyme scheme. Every other line rhymes with one another. For example, lines 1 and 3 rhyme (“part” and “heart”) while lines 2 and 4 also rhyme…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, what is the significance of the children’s visit to…

The visit to Cal’s church accomplishes a couple of purposes. First, it allows the children to see Cal outside the setting of their house as a surrogate mother figure. The children get the…

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  • REFERENCE

Self Discovery quotationsSo I’m writing a very very very important essay and it’s always my style…

Interesting collection of good quotes. Probably the best quote to use is the one that most applies to the essay as you intend to develop it. You said you will write about self-discovery from a trip…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

Why do animals behave like humans, and humans like animals in Orwell’s Animal Farm?

I believe that Orwell’s point was to demonstrate that human beings are capable of displaying characteristics of animals under certain circumstances, and that animals are more intelligent than…

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  • DOCTOR FAUSTUS

Critically examine how “Doctor Faustus” attempts to depart from a comedy of evil to become a…

Part of the reason that Marlowe’s Faustus is tragic is due to our own susceptibilities and foibles that would compel us to do the same. This is to say that Faustuts’ tragic flaw was his greed….

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Who or what killed Romeo and Juliet (besides themselves)? And why is this person/thing most…

In my mind, social conventions and familial loyalties played a very large role in killing Romeo and Juliet. Their love could have been fated, but outside of that, the feud between the Capulets and…

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  • LITERATURE

What is the period of Jacobean to Restoration age? Who were the writers of this period and their…

Jacobean literature was the work written around the time of England’s King James I. The themes of the work were usually dark and negative work questioning the social order of the day. The…

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  • STEPHEN KING

In “The Shawshank Redemption”, Red finally gets parole. What are the problems he encounters in…

Part of what King feels is the curse of institutional life is that it chains us to routine. For example, Andy endures the first couple of years of prison life because of his routine, and living…

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  • HISTORY

In Gun Germs And Steel chapter 4: How did food production lead to Spanish advantages over the…

Food production, the development of agriculture changes a society, it strengthens it through the process of providing a settled environment that contributes to the growth and expansion of the…

 


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