# What Thing/things Caused Flannery O’Connor to write the things she wrote?How her life influenced…

**FLANNERY O’CONNOR**

**What Thing/things Caused Flannery O’Connor to write the things she wrote?How her life influenced…**

Flannery O’Connor was truly a genius and an extremely gifted writer. I think that there are two major things in her life that influenced her writing; her religion and her disease. She was a very…

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**BECAUSE I COULD NOT STOP FOR DEATH—**

**What is the house that is nearly buried? “Because I could not stop for Death” by Emily Dickinson**

In her poem, “Because I could not stop for Death,” Emily Dickinson uses the metaphor of a house for the grave: We paused before a House that seemed A Swelling of the Ground– The Roof was scarcely…

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**MATH**

**How do you solve the following equation. determinant l0 0 -1l l3 x 0l = x^2 l2 0 3l**

The determinant of a 3×3 matrix A = [a b c; d e f; g h i] is given by det(A) = aei + bfg + cdh – afh – bdi – ceg. So in your case we have: det(A) = 0 + 0 + 0 – 0 – 0 – (-1)(x)(2) = x^2 2x = x^2…

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**MATH**

**A quadrilateral enclose has sides measuring 89.7ft,91,279ft and 88.52 use the correct number of…**

To find the perimeter of the quadrilateral, we need to calculate the sum of the 4 sides. Then, the perimeter (P)= 89.7 + 91 + 279 + 88.52 P = 548.22 ft

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**MATH**

**Graph the equation using the x- and y- intercepts**

To graph the equation, just draw a straight line between the x and y intercepts. To find the actual equation, you can use the two-intercept equation. x/a + y/b = 1 Where a is the x-intercept and b…

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**MATH**

**Find the equation of the line that passes through (4, 3) and is parallel to the line 3x-y =7**

The line equation is: y-y1= m(x-x1) where (x1,y1) is any point passes through the line and (m) is the slope. Since the line is parallel to 3x-y=7 , then they have the same slope. 3x-y=7 ==> y=…

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**MATH**

**Find the numbers such that the number plus 3 times its inverse equals 4**

Let the number be (x) The inverse of the number is (1/x) Three times the inverse = (3(1/x) = 3/x Then the sum of the number and 3 times the inverse is: S = x + 3/x =4 ==> x^2 + 3 = 4x ==>…

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**MATH**

**The length of a rectangular playground is 8 yards more than 3 times its width. If the perimeter…**

Let the length be (L) The width is (W) The length is 8 yards more that 3 times the width ==> L = 8 + 3W ……(1) We also have the perimeter P= 208 ==> 2L + 2W = 208……(2) Now substitute…

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**FRANCIS BACON**

**What do the following statements by Francis Bacon mean?1- “studies serve for delight, for…**

Francis Bacon was a great proponent of the Rule of Three (q.v.), the rhetorical technique that appears in #1-5. Each of them are intended to be memorable maxims– small truths of life– and all…

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**MATH**

**Anna has 12 bills in her wallet, some $5 and some $10. The total value of the bills is $100. How…**

Let us assume that the number of $5 bills = x Then, the value of the bills = 5*x And the number of the $10 bills = y Then the value of the bills = 10*y She has a total of 12 bills in her wallet,…

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**SIR PHILIP SIDNEY**

**How could one interpret the following lines in Philip Sidney’s “Defence of Poesy”?a- “our…**

In the following lines taken from Sir Philip Sidney’s “Defense of Poesy” (1595), he is discussing the current state of affairs in poetry and the writing of poetry. In (a), “our tragedies and…

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**MATH**

**log x (1/8) = -3/2 (x is under the log) what is x value?**

log x (1/8) = -3/2 Then: x^-3/2 = 1/8 (1/x)^3/2 = 1/2^3 (1/x)^1/2*3 = (1/2)^3 ((1/x)^1/2)^3 = (1/2)^3 Then ; (1/x)^1/2 = 1/2 1/x^1/2 = 1/2 ==> x^1/2 = 2 ==> x= 4

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**THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO**

**What are the pros and cons of “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Poe?**

Literature is not typically discussed in terms of its “pros and cons,” so I’m only guessing at what you might mean here. Perhaps we can examine a few literary elements which might be helpful to you…

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**MOBY DICK**

**Moby Dick symbolizes three different meanings for three different characters. What are the 3…**

To Ahab, Moby Dick symbolizes evil, a malevolent being that purposefully and with malice attacked him and bit off his leg. His pursuit of Moby Dick to exact vengeance turns him into a monomaniac,…

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**SCIENCE**

**What is common among the following diseases? “Down’s syndrome, Haemophilia , Sickle-cell…**

Down syndrome, hemophilia,and sickle-cell anaemia are all serious conditions that have a genetic cause. Down Syndrome is caused by having an extra chromosome 21; this results from an error during…

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**THE DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRL**

**What were the areas of concentration camps in Anne Frank’s diary? please reply immediately…..**

There were two main concentration camps involved in Anne Frank and her family’s tragic story. Auschwitz was one, a death camp in southern Poland, and Bergen-Belsen was another, located in…

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**SCIENCE**

**What are phase shift keying (PSK), frequency shift keying (FSK), and amplitude shift keying (ASK)?**

PSK, FSK, and ASK are modulation schemes that allow the transmission of information over an electrical signal. Modulation is the process of varying one or more properties of a high frequency…

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**MATH**

**If c is the measure of the hypotenuse find the missing measure round to nearest tenth if needed…**

Since C is the hypotenuse, then: C^2 = a^2 + b^2 Now substitute with given values: (43)^2 = a^2 + (16)^2 1849 = a^2 + 256 Now subtract 256 from both sides: 1593 = a^2 ==> a= 39.9

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**MATH**

**A number cube rolled and a number card is drawn from a card numbered 1-14 find the number of…**

The number of possible outcomes for the die = 6 The number of possible outcomes for the card = 14 The number of possible outcomes for both the die and the cards= 14*6= 84 outcomes.

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**HISTORY**

**What do you mean by the economic depression of 1929?**

The Great Depression of 1929 was an economic depression that affected the entire world. It began in the United States with a stock market crash that occurred in October of 1929. This crash was…

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**PRIDE AND PREJUDICE**

**How did Mr. Darcy and Mr. Wickham first get to know each other?**

Wickham’s father worked for Darcy’s father. Wickham’s father was a good man (unlike his son), and Darcy’s father became godfather to Wickham. Although Wickham claims that Darcy’s father promised…

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**REFERENCE**

**How can I learn PHP and MYSQL programming?I want to design databases and webpages please help me…**

Get started programming with PHP: Install Apache on the server and install PHP on your computer. Get a free download at www.php.net. Follow the instructions closely for accurate setup for your…

**MATH**

**What is the probability of winning a lottery game where the winning numner is made of seven…**

The way to approach this problem is to think about how many possible numbers of this form are possible. We have a choice of 0, 1, 2, …, 9 for each digit (10 possible choices). Since each number…

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**SCIENCE**

**Why is the direction of current taken to be opposite to the direction of electrons?**

This is easiest to understand if you look at a diagram; I have attached a link that shows this. The whole concept of current flow was defined before scientists really understood the structure of…

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**THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER**

**How does Washington Irving adapt his story to make it purely American?”The Devil and Tom Walker”…**

Reshaping the German folk tale about Faust, a magician and alchemist who sells his soul to the Devil and in exchange received great powers and wealth, Washington Irving has the setting of his story…

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**BUSINESS**

**When you want to pitch an idea to a company (a patent idea) what type of agent should you have to…**

I wouldn’t seek an “agent” of any kind. I’d contact a patent attorney. First of all, patent attorneys typically do not do anything else in the law – so he or she would not only be able to advise…

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**WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS**

**The Ballad of Father Gillgan’Nothing remains hidden from the eyes of the supremely kind and all…**

I do not know if this statement is true, but it certainly appears to be true in this poem. We can see the truth of it in this poem when we see what God (presumably) does to help Father Gilligan….

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**BALLAD OF BIRMINGHAM**

**What are the various emotions the mother must feel after her daughter’s death that cause her…**

What a horrible day this turns out to be for a loving mother who wants nothing more than to protect her daughter. Her daughter, rather than just playing with her friends, asks her mother if she can…

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**BALLAD OF BIRMINGHAM**

**After this terrible bombing, how might the mother’s character change in a good way?Before the…**

It would be easy for the mother to become bitter and guilt-ridden after her daughter dies. If she chooses this path, nothing but negative things are ahead of her as she wallows in her bitterness…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**How do I write a conclusion for a thesis? Thanks I have nearly finished my thesis, but am left…**

As your question refers to three different novels, I will leave this question in the Literature Group. Very interesting topic for your essay by the way. You might want to consider general…

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**FRANKENSTEIN**

**Why does the “monster” come alive in chapter 20?Frankenstein by Mary Shelley**

Victor Frankenstein travels to a remote island in Scotland where he sets about the creation of the second creature for his “monster.” As he works, Victor ponders the consequences of his work: I…

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**ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT**

**How do character and setting details create the tone and mood of the novel and what was the…**

This is a huge question. I’ll try to give you an overview of the main tones that set the stage for everything else. Remember, first of all, that the book is an account of WW1 through the eyes of a…

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**THE TEMPEST**

**Analyze how the theme of Providence is developed to restore the social order and reconcile the…**

The theme of providence is developed throughout The Tempest through cycles of destruction and creation. As stated above, the order of both nature and government is upset by the storm and by…

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**HISTORY**

**To what extent were the Nazis committed to improving the lives of the germans in the 1930s?**

The Nazis were committed to improving the lives of the German people — to a point; that point being to the extent that they could convince the people that this truly was their main goal, not the…

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**HAMLET**

**Through its portrayal of human experience, Shakespeare’s Hamlet reinforces the significance of…**

I’m guessing this is the thesis statement for an analysis of Hamlet. There are certainly some questions that come up with this thesis – and my first thought is that the entire thing is a bit…

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**HISTORY**

**How did political party alignments change and affect the path to Civil War in the 1850s?**

In my opinion, the main impact of the change in party alignments was to hasten the coming of the war by making compromise impossible. The change I am referring to occurs when the Whig Party breaks…

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**BUSINESS**

**I want to know what is the effect on total revenue when the is a percentage change in price for a…**

Perfectly elastic demand means that at the market equilibrium price a firm can sell as much of a good as it wants to sell. In a situation like this there is no need for the firm to reduce its…

**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What is the meaning of this sentence? ” Language determines Thought “**

This statement seems to capture the central role of language often in how we think, perceive and view the world in which we live. The importance of this can never be understated. Language is…

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**BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON**

**Who were John’s forefathers in “By the Waters of Babylon”?**

You need to focus on the setting to gain the answer to this question. Consider the dystopian focus of this masterful short story – we are presented with a scene in the distant future, focusing on…

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**HILLS LIKE WHITE ELEPHANTS**

**What is the author’s point and some of his implications in “Hills Like White Elephants”?**

First, Hemingway experiments with the limitation of language. Through the couples’ strained dialogue, “Hills…” explores the painful inadequacy of communication. The story’s central tension…

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**MATH**

**If f(x)=3x^5+15x^4-10x^3-90x^2+mx+n demonstrate that the inflexion points of the f(x) graph…**

The concavity or convexity is determiminrd by the sign of the 2nd diffrential coefficient. When the sign of the 2nd diffrential coefficient changes the curve changes its convexity to concavity or…

**MATH**

**In = Integral x^n/(x^2 + 3x + 2)dx, x=0 and x=1 Prove that In + 2 + 3In + 1 + 2ln = 1/(n + 1) .**

If I(n) = Int{ x^n/(x^2+3x+2)}dx, fro x=0 to 1, then I(n+2) = Int x^(n+2)/(x^2+3x+2)}dx, x=0 to x = 1……..(1) 3I(n+1) = 3 Int{x^(n+1)/(x^2+3x+2)}dx x=0 to x= 1…..(2) 2I(n) = 2Int…

**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What rights are held by consumers in the United States? Give a specific example and a reason why…**

While there might not be an exact construction of a Consumer’s Bill of Rights, I think that there are some entitlements to which an American consumer can expect to possess. One such right is the…

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**ESSAY LAB**

**I need an essay on external circumstances can be deceptive in reference to ‘Dusk” written by…**

While we editors at enotes do not write essays for students, we can certainly offer suggestions. With the theme of the deceptiveness of eternal circumstances, you will want to demonstrate in your…

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**HISTORY**

**The Narative of the life of Freddick Douglas/slaveryAccording to Frederick Douglass, what is…**

A close look at what Douglas himself had to say about slavery in the Upper South suggests that it was, for him, demeaning in a manner much less physical and much more intellectual than one might,…

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**MATH**

**Demonstrate that f(x)= e^x + x^3 – x^2 + x is an increasing function.**

f(x) = e^x + x^3 – x^2 +x The function f(x) is increasing if the first derivative f'(x) >0 Let us dtermine f'(x): f'(x) = e^x + 3x^2 -2x +1 = e^x + 2x^2 + x^2 -2x +1 = e^x + 2x^2 +…

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**HISTORY**

**What is the significance of Norman conquest in the history o the English language?answer in detail**

The Norman Conquest (invasion of England by William the Conqueror, the Duke of Normandy, who was French) basically removed England’s ruling class. It put in place, for a time, a French monarchy…

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**HISTORY**

**What is the significance of Norman conquest in the history of the English language?answer in detail**

In 1066, the Norman Conquest of England took place under the leadership of William the Conquerer. The Normans were French and French is a “Romance” language; that is, it is from the “Roman” or…

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**POETRY**

**“Lord Randall,”a traditional Scottish ballad, has a refrain which changes in the middle of…**

One of the oldest traditional ballads in British poetry, it is thought that “Lord Randall” may have been Randolph, sixth earl of Chester, who was poisoned by his wife in1232. Randall returns from…

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**MATH**

**Calculate lim x^2(f(x+1)-f(x)), x-> infinity, f(x)=arctgx .**

lim x^2*[atctg(x + 1) – arctg x] = = lim [atctg(x + 1) – arctg x]/(1/x^2) If we’ll try to calculate this limit we’ll see that we have to deal with an indetermination case, “0/0”. For this reason,…