What was the main effect of Aztec worldview?

What was the main effect of Aztec worldview?

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What was the main effect of Aztec worldview?

I’m assuming you mean the main points of the Aztec worldview. In the 15th century Aztec religion and worldview was a mix of their own beliefs and things gleaned from other cultures in Mexico….

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  • ROBINSON CRUSOE

How did Robinson Crusoe reach the island?

This question had been answered in a previous question about plot. Please see the link below (first paragraph), and thank you for using eNotes.

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  • SCIENCE

What does it mean to ban chlorofluorocarbons (CFC’s) and what does this mean in terms of the…

CFCs had widespread use in the United States when it was discovered in 1973 that chlorine acts as a catalyst in ozone depletion. CFCs have a large effect because chlorine is not absorbed in the…

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  • MACBETH

What would your dominant impression be after reading act 5 sc 5? What elements other than the…

Act 5, sc. 5 is where Lady Macbeth dies, Macbeth is told about her death, and Macbeth is told about the trees of Birnam Wood apparently advancing on Dunsinane Castle. The impression is one of…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What happens to Mercutio in Act III, scene 1 of “Romeo and Juliet”?

Mercutio is angry because he believes that Romeo has been cowardly in refusing to fight Tybalt. He doesn’t know that the reason that Romeo won’t fight is that Romeo is newly married and he is now…

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  • TWELFTH NIGHT

Can “Twelfth Night” be considered a festive comedy?

Yes! There are all the classic elements of a comedy which authors of the time knew would provoke laughter and merry-aking: a girl dressed as a boy, love interests, mistaken identity (which the…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Compare and contrast the current threats to world peace with the nuclear threat of the Cold War….

There are both many parellels and much contrast in today’s intenational dangers and the Cold War. Although the Cold War seemed to threaten total annihilation, in many respects today’s situation is…

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  • THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

In Chapter 1 of Catcher in the Rye, what do we learn about the narrator’s brother D.B.?

The narrator in the story is Holden Caulfield, and in Chapter 1 of Catcher in the Rye, we learn that the Holden’s brother D.B. is in Hollywood. Hollywood is not too far from where Holden is…

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  • THINGS FALL APART

What are the positive and negative situations of Okonkwo that are exacerbated by his positive and…

One of the great attributes that Okonkwo has is his great powerful stature and appearance and he uses it to great effect in battle and in working very hard to grow and harvest a good living for his…

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  • THE ROAD

In “The Road” what is this fire, and why is it so crucial that they not let it die? As the…

In my opinion, the fire represents goodness, hope, humanity, and the will to survive without degenerating into what other people around them have become. “We carry the fire,” symbolizes the small…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What aspects of courage are shown in “To Kill a Mockingbird”?

Atticus is courageous because he goes against the norms of his society in choosing to defend a black man accused of raping a white woman. He is a man who confronts the prejudice in his society. Tom…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

3 examples for and 3 against the idea that regional alliances like NATO should be prepared to…

Historically and presently, the biggest problem with NATO is that the most populated, wealthiest, most powerful countries provide the funding, but the NATO forces are comprised of men/women from…

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  • JOHN STEINBECK

In what ways was Jody’s grandfather the “leader of the people” in “The Leader of the People” by…

Grandfather was first and foremost a pioneer in his day West or like he says, “Westering”. He had led a life of great events and major adventures. He was a person who looked ahead and forward back…

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  • MATH

Solve for x: 4(3x+7)=7

4(3x+7)=7 (3x+7)=7/4 divide both sides by 4 3x = 7/4 – 7 subtract 7 from both sides x = (7/4 – 7)/3 divide both sides by 3 x = 7/12 -7/3 expand the…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

What ideas are George Orwell communicating through the book?I’m sure there are many, a few or a…

While Animal Farm was written as a fable utilizing the Russian Revolution and the years that followed, the story has an even greater implication. It shows how a dictator is gradually able to take…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

Why does George Orwell chooes to make his characters in the book talking animals?Support for you…

There could be a number of reasons for this. One that comes to mind is that the story has a lot of qualities of the fable which usually uses animals with human qualities to make a point….

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

Is there a significant meaning to the name Luchesi?

Edgar Allan Poe uses a lot of name symbology in “The Cask of Amontillado” and other stories and poems. I have pondered the name Luchesi on previous occasions and have never found a language link…

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  • DIFFERENTIATED TEACHING TECHNIQUES

Can you show me how to do a portfolio????I am preparaing for an assessment for anything I would…

There are many different ways to use portfolios in the classroom, and just as many different types of portfolios. You may use a portfolio as a collection of work by a student from the beginning of…

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  • THE HAPPY PRINCE

The Victorian AgeHow do you think that “The Happy Prince” is a representatie of the Victorian Age…

Is it possible that the sense of loss and the gloomy mood might lend itself to this age? The tale is a cross between nurturing instruction cautioning the reader against selfiishness or some other…

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  • JUST LATHER, THAT’S ALL

How does the barber in “Just Lather, That’s All” show courage?I am doing an essay and need four…

Although the barber shows great restraint when he fails to cut the throat of his enemy in Hernando Tellez’s short story, “Just Lather, That’s All,” his personal courage can be debated. It it true…

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  • SCIENCE

What are some LCD applications?

LCD is an acronym for “liquid crystal display.” As the name denotes the principle application for LCDs is displays. The LCD screen has become the technology of choice for most electronic display…

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  • EZRA POUND

What is the meaning of Ezra Pound´s poem “A Girl”?

Ezra Pound, an American poet, is known for his controversial life. Celebrated as one of the leading poets of the 20th Century, Pound’s poetry comes from the imagist movement in modern poetry. In…

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  • PERIODIC TABLE

What is the purity of triple distilled mercury?

Triple distillation is the most common refining method for mercury. In this process, the temperature of liquid mercury is precisely controlled and raised. Some impurities evaporate first, and are…

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  • WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Which was the last play of William Shakespeare?

“The Tempest” is usually considered by scholars to be the last play Shakespeare wrote alone, around 1610 or 1611. Based on the real-life voyage of William Strachey’s ship, the Seaventure, and its…

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  • NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, AN AMERICAN SLAVE

What kinds of conflicts did Frederick Douglass face?

As a slave who became educated and free, Fredrick Douglass was a renowned speaker who once stated that he did not even own his own head because there was a price on it (Race to Freedom, DVD). His…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

In the play “Romeo and Juliet,” what are some quotes about violence, prejudice, and/or moral…

Here are some quotes: MORALITY But Montague is bound as well as I/In penalty alike, and ’tis not hard, I think,/For men so old as we to keep the peace (I,ii,1-3) [obeying the law] Verona brags of…

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  • LITERATURE

What is the theme of A Great and Terrible Beauty?

According to Libba Bray herself, the central theme of A Great and Terrible Beauty is the power of choices, repression versus liberty, and understanding the right and wrong of power itself. The…

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  • LITERATURE

What is the summary of “Casey at the Bat”?

I can summarize “Casey at the Bat” for you; for a summary of “The Highwayman,” try submitting another question tomorrow, as the format of this website allows for one question a day. “Casey at the…

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  • HAMLET

How may the time, location, circumstances and people who surrounded Shakespeare have influenced…

To begin with the most obvious answer to your question, Hamlet was probably based on an earlier work by another playwright, and ultimately on historical accounts. These influences are discussed in…

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  • HENRY

Compare ‘The Last Leaf”,”The Ransom of Red Chief” and “The Gift of the Magi” similarity and…

“The Last Leaf” and “The Gift of the Magi” both are set in New York City while “The Ransom of Red Chief” takes place in the American South. “The Last Leaf” and “The Gift of the Magi” both deal…

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  • BEOWULF

Effect that Caesuras creates throughtout Beowulf?What effect do the caesuras create throughtout…

The three most common literary elements present in Anglo-Saxon poetry (like Beowulf) are kennings, alliteration, and caesuras. All of them lend a helping hand to the bard/scope or story-teller….

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Please discuss how Lord of the Flies represent, or mirror, reality?

In short, literature is the recording of human experience. So, ipso facto, it must reflect, or mirror life. (This is the cliche of “art imitating life.”) In his novel, “The Lord of the Flies,”…

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  • JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH

If I change the setting of “Journey to the Centre of the Earth” without changing the characters,…

It depends on the type of setting you change it to. The novel is a tale of adventure (the science of this work is completely off-base, as opposed to some of Verne’s other works, most notable 20,000…

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  • AP LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION

Hills Like White ElephantsWhat do you focus on in Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants”?

I would focus on the syntax of the story and how so little is said about what the two characters are really discussing. When I have done this story in the past, I usually do not give my students…

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  • AP LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION

Beginning the class with novelsDoes anyone start the beginning of the course with novels?

I don’t see why you couldn’t. You can do the same boot camp sort of “training” on novels as you can stories if you take excerpts to focus on in the beginning. Then, you can always bring in…

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  • THE ROAD NOT TAKEN

What is the whole explanation for the poem, “The Road Not Taken”?

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,And sorry I could not travel bothAnd be one traveler, long I stoodAnd looked down one as far as I couldTo where it bent in the undergrowth; The two roads…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

How do you would put in contrast the city and the countryside in the book Fahrenheit 451?

When reading this book, you get a definite and distinct feeling about each of these settings. We follow Montag in the story, and in the city, he feels closed in, smothered, and restricted. This…

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  • DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT

Would you describe the poem “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night” as inspiring? Why (best with…

To describe the poem as “inspiring” isn’t an obvious choice of words to describe it, because it is a poem about a man whose father is dying. However, it is very inspiring, because as his father…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, how are ideas regarding social alienation, prejudice, courage, and the…

Mayella Ewell is an example of social alienation. No one in Macomb will have anything to do with the Ewell family or children. Mayella is socially isolated because she is raising 7 children with…

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  • THE SNIPER

In “The Sniper”, what are the main characteristics of the (IRA) sniper?

He is calm and patient. The author makes this obvious by the sniper’s ability to wait on his opponent and to remain almost motionless for a long period of time. For most of the short story, the…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

In “The Great Gatsby”, what arrangements are made regarding the passengers of each car on the…

As the group including Daisy, Jay, Jordan, Tom, and Nick are preparing to go into the city in chapter 7, Daisy says that she and Jay will go in the Buchanan’s car and the other three can go in…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Why is Atticus such a good employer?

Atticus Finch is a good employer because he has integrity, honor, loyalty and he is a gentleman. Calpurnia has worked for the Finch family for a long time. Atticus trusts and respects her. He…

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  • MACBETH

Which literary motifs are found in Macbeth?

Numerous motifs can be found in Macbeth, the most predominant one being blood. From the opening of the play until its conclusion, Shakespeare references blood many times, frequently in terms of…

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  • MACBETH

Describe three instances of the discrepencies between appearance and reality in Macbeth. The…

As quickly as Act 1, sc. 1, the motif of “appearances v. reality” is made evident with the witches’ line: “Fair is foul, and foul is fair,”. This says that what looks good is not good and what…

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  • ARABY

setting of ArabyI just need to understand better about how the setting of the story Araby helped…

This question has been previously asked and answered. Please see this link for more information.

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  • HAMLET

I need to know the basic meaning or interpertation of lines 481-535

In Act I Scene III Ophelia, Laertes, and Polonius are together. Laertes is getting ready to sail and Ophelia and Polonius are there to say good-bye. In lines 481-535 Laertes is warning Ophelia…

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  • PHYSICS

What are the physiological effects of G-forces on the human body?I need to know what is…

The tolerance of the effects of G force on the human body are very hard to predict because of the different factors which affect the individuals. Height, weight, health, heart and blood vessels,…

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  • HEALTH

How does the health of women help in national development? importance of maternal health

“Healthy woman, healthy World”, (http://www.globalhealth.org/womens_health/) Women who are healthy are more likely to produce viable and healthy offspring and are less likely to die from…

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  • TWILIGHT

“Fishing again?” Billy asked “Down at the usual spot? Maybe I’ll go and see him.” “No,” I quickly…

You are right that Billy is there to warn someone about Edward and the Cullens, but they are there to warn Charlie about Bella spending time with Edward. They did not come to warn Bella. “He came…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

How does Ray Bradbury, the author of Fahrenheit 451, manipulate you?How does Ray Bradbury, the…

“Manipulate” is not a word that usually comes to mind in terms of what a writer achieves in his or her work, but if manipulation is considered in terms of creating emotion and attitude, then…

 


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