What view is Hightower expressing in “Daddy’s Philosophy?”

What view is Hightower expressing in “Daddy’s Philosophy?”

  • MATH

The sum of the first two terms of an arithmetic progression is 18 and the sum of the first four…

Let a1, a2, a3, and a4 be the first four terms in an A.P. Let ( r) be the common difference between terms. Then : a1=a1 a2= a1 + r a3 = a1+ 2r a4= a1 + 3r Then given that : a1 +a2 = 18 ==> a1 +…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

What view is Hightower expressing in “Daddy’s Philosophy?”

I would characterize the point of this commentary by saying that it is a very populist statement. It is one that is for what the speaker probably sees as “common sense” and against the excesses of…

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  • HARRISON BERGERON

How does HB contradict the idea of human equality? Also, how can you defend the idea, despite…

One of the main themes of Vonnegut’s story is the inherent contradiction in any assumption of human equality. He does not necessarily suggest that one human is more valuable or inherently of…

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  • OEDIPUS REX

Does fate and/or Oedipus’ own nature make him a tragic hero?

If we are meant to answer your question based upon Aristotle’s definition of a tragedy and tragic hero as described in his Poetics, then Oedipus must be the engineer of his own downfall. A…

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  • THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO

How does Oscar acheive the theme of American Dream in The Brief Wondrous life of Oscar Wao?

In The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, I’m not sure that Oscar achieves the American dream himself, but I do think that Oscar helps Yunior and Lola to achieve it. The American dream is, at its…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Who are the hypocrites to whom Mrs. Merriweather refers?

Mrs. Merriweather refers to the people who live up north (the Northerners) as hypocrites. Remember, hypocrites are people who say one thing and do the opposite. Mrs. Merriweather calls the…

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  • SCIENCE

Summarize the role of gene expression in an organism’s development

The expression of genes in an organism can be influenced by the environment, including the external world in which the organism is located or develops, as well as the organism’s internal world,…

  • DEATH OF A SALESMAN

Give an example of how Willy is his own worst enemy when it comes to trying to live the American…

In the end, Miller constructs Willy as a human being to be his own worst enemy. Part of this comes from the fact that Willy is willingly crushed by the weight of his own dreams. His inability to…

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  • STEPHEN KING

What is the climax for The Body by Stephen King ?

The climax, the pinnacle of action in the plot of King’s novella, would have to be when the boys find the body. It is the climax for several reasons. The entire purpose of the quest was to find…

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  • WE WEAR THE MASK

I am writing an essay about racism and slavery in African- American literature. I am in need of…

You picked the right author to explore. Dunbar’s work really explores what it means to endure the hardships of being of color, and in specific terms, what it means to be African- American in…

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  • DÉSIRÉE’S BABY

What is a character analysis of Desiree in “Desiree’s Baby” by Kate Chopin?

A character analysis of Desiree reveals that she is a gentle and loving young woman who feels no shame nor inferiority because she was a foundling abandoned by the road when a toddler, then found,…

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  • HAMLET

HAMLET ESSAY HELP!!!!I’m writing an essay about “to what degree chaos is the result of a…

http://www.echeat.com/essay.php?t=31289 try to read this essay and hope it helps you

  • HAMLET

When was Hamlet set?

Your question was pretty confusing, since you ask what seems to be a relatively straightforward question about time period in which Hamlet was set, yet you follow this with a mention of…

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  • HAMLET

Analyze how the reluctance of a central character to accept reality may lead to tragic…

You will need a thesis statement in order to create the supporting points that each of the paragraphs in your essay will cover. From the essay prompt that you have given, I will assume that your…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Harper Lee create tension in chapter 6? Include quotes, analysis and effect.Not an essay…

Harper Lee creates tension by using characterization and diction to begin. Scout our narrator notes about Jem that “He sounded fishy”. The boys want to go get a glimpse of Boo and they use their…

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  • THE SCARLET LETTER

What does the rose symbolize in Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter?

It is through his use of symbolism in The Scarlet Letter that Hawthorne has made one of his most significant contributions to American literature that has been perpetuated throughout the nineteenth…

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  • YOUR BLUES AIN’T LIKE MINE

The Illinois Central trains run through the town of Hopewell. What does this train mean to…

For Armstrong, it means heading back home ith his mom. For Lily and Ida, its a way out of Hopewell to start a new life. I don’t know what means for Clayton.

  • MATH

An endpoint is a …??? What? Please answer this question with theese first four words.

An End Point is a point at which a line segment or a ray ends.

  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

In Pride and Prejudice, analyze Elizabeth’s and Darcy’s development from proud and prejudiced…

Elizabeth begins as a character that is indepedent and quite proud in her assessments of people. It is her pride that is injured when she overhears his first comment at the party, about her not…

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  • WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS

In what way did Yeats’ relationship with Maud Gonne influence his poetry?

I think that it is important to view the life of a poet in a context, but not use it to draw too great of a portrait of the artist in relationship to their work. In terms of Yeats’ relationship…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

What is the difference between Dickens’ two endings?

The only work of Dickens that I know of that has two different endings is Great Expectations. So I have moved this question to that group. I hope that is what you were asking about. The major…

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  • HISTORY

Summarize the events of the nullification crisis

This crisis began when the Congress passed the “Tariff of Abominations” in 1828. A tariff would hurt the South, which relied on trade, and help the North, because it would protect Northern…

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  • TEACHERS

As a teacher, what is better — in class work or homework?As a teacher, what is better — in…

Both kinds of work clearly have their benefits and their drawbacks. I tend to like classwork better when I am teaching lower-level students and homework more for higher-level (in terms of skills)…

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  • SCIENCE

How have all the elements in the universe been created?

There are two classes of elements in the universe – those that occur naturally and those that are man-made. The first class of elements comprises elements 1-92 on the Periodic Table and all of…

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  • HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

What are some of the visual images in the poem “The Slave’s dream”?

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an advocate for the abolition of slavery. In his poem “The Slave’s Dream,” he makes a case against slavery by contrasting the image of a slave’s present life against…

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  • LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER

Explain the irony of the title behind the story “Lamb to the Slaughter.”

The irony in the title of Roald Dahl’s story “Lamb to the Slaughter” has to do with the tension between the literal and figurative meanings of the phrase in the title. At the beginning of the…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

What are the similarities between Victor and the Monster in Frankenstein by Mary Shelly?

Even though he fled from his creation, I think that the monster and Victor share some distinct and real similarities. One one hand, both seek to appropriate the world in accordance to their own…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How do Mrs Dubose’s camellias symbolise injustice?

In my opinion, the camellias themselves symbolize innocence more than anything. However, I think that you can say that what Jem does to the camellias symbolizes injustice. One of the major themes…

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  • 1984

What are the key parts of this novel I should remember for an exam?

For a major end-of-unit 1984 test I would know the following: Major Elements of Works Narrator / Point of View Tone / Style of the author Background of author Setting (Time & Place)…

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  • AS YOU LIKE IT

explain the slave’s immense desire for freedom.

It is a desire to be set free out of a prison even if this prison in his or her home. It is like the feeling of hugging your lover after along time you have been away from him or her. Freedom is…

  • LORD OF THE FLIES

in the novel, what are the three most important(to you) chapters in the novel? Analyze these…

Chaper Four – “Painted Faces and Long Hair”This chapter marks the beginning of the breakdown in order as the conflicts develop, and it introduces the major theme of Civilization vs. Savagery….

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  • INTERPRETER OF MALADIES

How does Jhumpa Lahiri emphasize the difference in cultural values between characters?What are…

As a science teacher in a middle school who takes his classes to the Museum of Natural History in New York City, Mr. Das expresses a sense of kinship with Mr. Kapasi in his role as a tour guide….

  • HISTORY

What is the difference between suffragist and suffragette movements?

Both terms are very similar in their meaning. They both refer to women seeking the right to vote against a patriarchal establishment. The differences between the term might relate to how those…

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  • TWELFTH NIGHT

How would one summarize Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night?

When summarizing a piece of literature, such as a story or a play, it’s important to first know how to pick out the important details. When it comes to stories, we can actually use what we know of…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Chapter 16, describing jury, “townfolk rarely sat on juries, they were either struck or excused”….

“Struck” in this case is slang for a juror not being accepted by either the prosecutor or the defense attorney. Before a trial begins, jurors are selected through a process known as “voir dire”….

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  • MACBETH

Shakepeare’s Women how is lady macbeth powerless

Your question presumes Lady Macbeth is powerless, something which is not particularly true in Shakespeare’s Macbeth. It is she who compels her husband to kill Duncan, it is she who keeps the…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the reindeer herd’s strategy against the biting flies?

I imagine that your own text or the movie you watched (or whatever your source of information is) tells you the answer you are supposed to come up with. I hope that the study that I have linked to…

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  • SCIENCE

How does the Elephant Shrew react when it meets enemies?

The elephant shrew is a mammal that is native to central Africa. It is not really a shrew but was given that name because it seemed to early scientists to look and move like a shrew. The elephant…

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  • SCIENCE

Why can the Weddell seal survive in Antarctica? Why does it have to keep a hole into the ice?…

Weddell seals can live further south than any other animals in Antarctica. Females give birth from September through November. For the first seven weeks, the young nurse from mother’s mammary…

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  • MEASURE FOR MEASURE

Give examples of morality and corruption in Measure for Measure by Shakespeare.

This is a huge question. I’ll point you toward the main characters and events in the play that concern morality and corruption, to give you a general starting point. The contrast between choosing…

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  • SCIENCE

Determine the factors that affect elasticity.

Elasticity is a property of materials which makes them regain their original shape once the force due to which there is a deformation in the shape has been removed. Some factors that affect…

  • FAHRENHEIT 451

In Fahrenheit 451 what is Clarisse’s role in Montag’s decision to start reading books?

Clarisse’s role in changing Montag’s view about books–and life in general–is monumental and all important. Without Clarisse, Montag might have lived “happily” as a fireman the rest of his days,…

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  • TEACHERS

As a teacher, what is better—in-class work or homework?

I will focus on K-12, as homework is essential at the college level. Finland, which has one of the most successful education systems in the world, does not rely on homework. I too prefer in-class…

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  • THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY

Please give an analysis of one rhetorical strategy Wilde uses in chapters 13-17 in The Picture of…

Well, certainly in any novel a whole host of rhetorical strategies are used in every chapter, but I am going to focus on chapter thirteen and how it reflects Wilde’s interest in the Gothic novel….

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Can some one give an actual example of an elderly person being taken by a social services agency…

The Department of Human Resources in different states has varying powers, but in the state of Illinois, there is a documented case which fits the description of the question. In this particular…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

could some one give an actual example of teenager being taken by social services agency of social…

The goal of social services agencies is to keep the family together. In the past it was not always the case. In my state it seems to be more and more rare to see children removed from the home. The…

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  • THE ROAD NOT TAKEN

In the poem The Road Not Taken: What do you think causes the speaker to select the road that he…

In the poem The Road Not Taken the poet is making an allegorical statement that basically says “there is no need to follow the steps of others”. Often in life we are asked over an over to choose…

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  • THE SCARLET LETTER

What are the references to red in Chapter 14 of The Scarlet Letter?

Having resolved in a previous chapter to meet with her former husband and do whatever she can to rescue Dimmesdale from his grip, Hester approaches Roger Chillingworth to speak to him about the…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

Why does Congress have subcommittees?AMERICAN GOVERNMENT 2

Congress has subcommittees for the same reason that it has the larger committees. I would say that there are two main reasons. First, it is useful to have subcommittees to allow members of…

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  • RELIGION

Should the existence of evil call into question the belief that there is a God?Should the…

This is, of course, a matter of opinion. However, in my opinion, the existence of evil should not call into question a belief in God. Let us assume that God wants us to be good and wants good…

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