What words are important to the story based on definition or mental association?I think its…

What words are important to the story based on definition or mental association?I think its…

  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What words are important to the story based on definition or mental association?I think its…

In your efforts to respond to this prompt, consider the main characters and what they consider important. For instance, with Ralph the fire is paramount for rescue and the shelters are important as…

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  • THE DEVIL’S ARITHMETIC

Is Courage a good theme for “The Devil’s Arithmetic” ?I’m writing a paper about one of the main…

I think that courage could be a theme discussed in Yolen’s work. The idea of Hannah/ Chaya having the courage to embrace several realities would be where I would spend some time in analyzing. The…

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  • SAKI

“Dusk, to his mind, was the hour of defeated.” Explain?

To understand what the author is saying, go a little past the line that you mention. There, you will see him explain the meaning of this line. What the author is saying is that dusk is a time when…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

Should tougher laws be enacted regarding the use of mens rea and actus reus?

Mens rea and actus reus are criminal law concepts that must meet certain criteria in order for a crime to be committed. Some types of behavior and some mindsets can be wrong but not necessarily…

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  • SCIENCE

explain processors in operating system?

Hi friend, the role of operating system on processor is a vital for the multiprocessing feature of our computer. The operating system has the duty of management of processor. i.e., the operating…

  • HISTORY

Geographically there were 4 avenues of strategic pentration of the Confederacy by the Union.How…

Of course, by the end of the war, the Union was successful in pentetrating the South in a variety of places. However, in general, the most successful invasion routes over the course of the war…

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  • RUMBLE FISH

What are the social conditions and mood in this story??

To me, the mood in this book is really quite dark and depressing. I say this because the social conditions that Rusty-James and his family are living in are quite unpleasant. Rusty-James is living…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the difference between the Miasma theory and the Contagion theory of epidemic disease?no

The difference between these two theories has to do with their ideas about how the diseases are contracted — how people come to be sick with the disease. The miasma theory of disease held that…

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  • THE MONKEY’S PAW

What is the element of superstition in the story?

The element of superstition in this story is the idea that magic can actually happen. It is the idea that some “old fakir” could put a spell on a monkey’s paw that would allow the paw to become…

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  • THE TELL-TALE HEART

How does repetition and the slowing down of action create suspense in “The Tell-Tale Heart”?

Repetition is what lets the reader understand the level of anxiety and obsession that the narrator feels. By pointing out the same thing, by repeating himself so much, and by consistently making…

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  • THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

What characteristics does he see in the fish that he recognizes within himselfi just having a…

The second question is asking you to compare two main characters from The Old Man and the Sea, Santiago and the fish, from Santiago’s point of view. In other words, we hear Santiago call the great…

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  • HAMLET

What are some quotes from Hamlet that show metaphors?

You can turn to any scene in this play and find dozens of examples of metaphors. For example, just in Act I, Scene i, I found these three: Therefore I have entreated him along With us to watch the…

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  • HISTORY

“There are no truths, only stories.””There are no truths, only stories.”- Simon Ortiz do you…

Well, I think everyone will have a different interpretation of a “truth”. Concerning history, there are events that actually occurred, but the way in which people describe those events, or the…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the principle of exchange ?forensic science

The principle of exchange has both a scientific definition and a business definition. The scientific definition was originated by Edmond Locard and statess that “with contact between two items,…

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  • SCIENCE

Discuss the various recent debates on Environment.The detail explanation about the environment of…

When we speak of recent debates on environment, it generally refers to the question of the global threat of pollution and the worldwide concern of protecting our environment. No doubt degradation…

  • FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY

In Dostoevsky’s “A Christmas Tree and a Wedding,” how did Mastakovich marry the little heiress…

We are not exactly told how Mastakovich is able to marry the little girl, but it seems pretty clear. He is in some way “superior” to the family of the little girl. They are rich, but he must…

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  • MATH

A Rectangle has an area of 98cm2. its length is twice the width. what is the perimeter of the…

Area of the rectangle = 98 But we know that the area: a = Length * width = L*W ==> L*W = 98 ………..(1) Also we know that: L =2W Now substitute in (1): L*W = (2W)*W = 98 ==> 2w^2 = 98…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

According to Orwell’s ideas in Animal Farm, can man ever achieve a utopian society?What…

According to both of George Orwell’s novels, Animal Farm and 1984, utopia is an impossibility and he mocks any government that attempts it. His main idea with Animal Farm was to mock the…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

How is Animal Farm a satire on the Russian Revolution?

Animal Farm is a satirical allegory, so all the characters in the story are representative of someone or some group that was key in the Russian Revolution. Comparisons are as follows: Old Major:…

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  • REFERENCE

Teacher fundingObama has just made available yet again a one-time fund. This time it is…

I am not currently working in a school district (I am an educational consultant), but I believe that states and districts are restricted by federal guidelines to using this funding specifically to…

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  • GRAMMAR

Does No sometimes mean Any? “I wouldn’t do no lady that way.” According to the context, I think…

Hah – you are exactly right – in your correction of these sentences. These are examples in English of what we call “Double negatives.” It is not an English grammar “trick.” It is an English…

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  • MACBETH

How does Lady Macbeth’s penultimate (second last) speech in the scene relate to earlier thoughts…

Since this scene is our first meeting of Lady Macbeth, I’m going to assume that you are seeking out the speech that begins: “The raven himself is hoarse,” and that the “earlier thoughts” have to…

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  • LITERATURE

Character in modernist and postmodernist literature

Modernism is a movement begun after the disillusionment of the World War I in which men were asked to sacrifice their lives for what some felt was a rather nebulous cause. As a result, men were…

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  • POETRY

WHAT ARE THE ELEMENTS OF INDIANNESS IN NISSIN EZEIKEL’S POETRY.

I think that the term “Indianness” has to be defined in clearer terms. I am not certain as to what this is. Certainly, with the advent of globalization, the concept of “Indianness” has…

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  • SCIENCE

How does holography differ from ordinary photography?

The main difference between holography and photography is that ordinary photography produces a two dimensional image, holography produces an image that is visible as a three dimensional image. In…

  • LAW AND POLITICS

In autocracy who governs and what is the citizen participation?what i mean by who governs is for…

The person who governs in an autocracy is the autocrat — the person who has power. This person can be called a variety of things. You can have a king or a queen, but you can also have a “Dear…

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  • LITERATURE

When in college- did you go against “the norm”?I was in collge during the early 90’s and Bill…

I have struggled getting into the migration literature for several years. Chicano/Chicana literature specifically just speaks to a group I feel for, just cannot empathize with. I just didn’t have…

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  • LITERATURE

Do you have any reading you LOVE to hate but HATE to love?Here in the South there was a massive…

I LOVE Great Expectations. I don’t meet many people who do. I want to teach it, but it has now been purposefully written out of the curriculum in two different school districts in two different…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

How is Myrtle influenced by her enviroment in The Great Gatsby?

The setting of The Great Gatsby in 1920s New York is characterized by the “haves” and the “have nots.” The beautiful areas of East and West Egg are contrasted by the valley of ashes, and the line…

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  • BUSINESS

Determine the change in net profit?Honey well company is contemplating to liberalize its…

At 85 percent variable cost the gross contribution of various costs including cost of bad debt and and capital cost amount tied up as receivables to be collected will be 15 percent of the sales….

  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

To Kill A Mockingbird Suggests that justice is impossible in an unjust world”. This my essay…

With any essay – it is always best to start with a prompt question. This means turn your big idea (idea for your thesis statement) into an open-ended question. Then, brainstorm as many examples…

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  • HISTORY

“There are no truths, only stories”- Simon Ortiz. What does this quote mean?

Since you are talking about this in regard to history, I would say that it means that there is no way that historians can know the “truth” about the past — they can only tell stories that make…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Jem changes in the course of the novel. How does Harper Lee show this?

To Kill a Mockingbird, though narrated by the young Scout, is really Jem’s story of growing up during the difficult events in Maycomb. He is one of the kids for the early part of the novel,…

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  • MATH

If y=3x-x^3, find the value of x when y=-6.6

y = 3x-3x^3 To find x when y = -6*6 Solution: y =3x-3x^3 y = -6.6. Eliminating y , we get : 3x -3x^3 = -6.6 3x^3-3x = 6.6 x^3-x = 2.2 Ther real rootof the equation lies between 1.5 and 1.6 by…

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

why would poverty be of interest to sociologists?why would poverty be of interest to sociologists?

To me, poverty would be of interest to sociologists for two reasons. First, I would think that they would be interested in knowing (or trying to learn) how society and its institutions help cause…

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  • SCIENCE

How can sebaceous glands become clogged?

Sebaceous glands are very tiny glands that are in the skin and they produce a substance that is called sebum, which is generally very oily. They are located in the epidermis and they are a part of…

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  • ESSAY LAB

How do I write an introduction for an essay which compares the stories The Nightingale and the…

In this case, it sounds like you are supposed to write a compare/contrast essay on the opera entitled “The Nightingale and the Rose” and the play “Abie’s Irish Rose.” Remember when it comes to…

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  • SCIENCE

Huntington’s Disease what is the probability of offspring when father dies of HD and wife…

Huntington’s Disease is an inherited condition and is classified as autosomal dominant. This implies that the defective gene has to be present in one of the paired chromosomes. A person who has…

  • THE ROAD

The RoadThe sardonic blind man named Ely who the man and boy encounter on the road tells the…

When Ely says, “There is no God and we are his prophets,” he is being cynical. He is calling people, including himself, prophets of a non-god. It is as if people are bound by their humanity to make…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the difference between cataracts and macular degeneration?

Cataract’s are a condition of the eye in which the lens becomes opaque distorting vision. Common causes include aging, endocrine or metabolic disorders, protein deposits on the lens, as a side…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What do Mrs. Dubose camellias symbolize in this story?Why does she give Jem a snow on the…

That’s an interesting question, and I don’t think we will ever know for sure unless we ask Harper Lee directly. In my opinion, they represent a form of innocence lost. Jem was provoked to cut down…

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  • 1984

How does the tone in the first half of the book belie or contradict the second half of the book ?

All novels that present a main character generally make us feel for the character. In 1984, we trust Winston Smith’s instincts from the beginning. I actually believe the tone shifts twice, at each…

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  • A TALE OF TWO CITIES

What are some quotes that prove Dr. Mannete, Darnay, and Jarvis Lorry get renewed chances at…

In A Tale of Two Cities, two of the three characters you list most certainly can be said to literally have gotten a second chance at life. Dr. Manette was a prisoner of the Bastille, imprisoned…

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  • 1984

In book two when O’Brien offers Winston wine, why can’t Winston taste the wine and why would…

The book offers a few reasons, and I think you might be able to come up with more. 1. Winston has been drinking straight gin as his only alcohol for years. His anticipation of wine was that it…

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  • GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL

On page 100, make a statement about the relative location in approximation to each other of the…

I think that what I would say about this (I am assuming that you have the same edition of the book I do and you are supposed to be looking at Table 5.1) is that the “haves” (areas where…

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  • THEY CAGE THE ANIMALS AT NIGHT

how does mark die at the end?

Read page 205 and you can see that Mark is ill and the last timehe was ill he had been sent to the hostiptal. So my best guess is that Mark had a very serious illness that needed to be treated…

  • TEACHERS

How do I start teaching in colleges/universities, so that I can assure myself work once I retire…

I moved from teaching high school full time to teaching at a community college part time, so I hope I can give you some relevant advice. First of all, you need to find out what qualifications are…

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  • SCIENCE

What exactly is scar tissue, and can you have too much?I have had a total of 4 c-sections, and…

Scar tissue forms when there has been some sort of trauma to the skin. After having four c-sections I can imagine that there has been quite a bit of scar tissue that has built up on that particular…

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  • A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Theme ideas in A Tale of Two Cities?i need ideas for themes in this novel, and three quotes that…

I love this novel in every way, and there are certainly some more “literary” themes to be found in this work, so take my idea as perhaps a bigger-picture or over-arching theme. It seems to me a…

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  • THE MIRACLE WORKER

In The Miracle Worker: What did Annie mean by “-words, why, you can see five thousand years back…

Annie is referring to the worlds that can be opened to us through books and reading. She is a lover of books and learning and this statement reveals that love. With books and writing, we can read…

 


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