# Which characters support Linda and which oppose her?

**BUSINESS**

**What will happen to the supply of soybeans if the demand for corn goes up?If demand for corn…**

In this case, the supply of soybeans will go down. Here is how that works. First, when the demand for corn increases, farmers will want to grow more corn. This will not increase the supply of…

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**INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL**

**Which characters support Linda and which oppose her?**

Characters who support Linda: Aunt Martha: Linda’s Grandmother William: Linda’s younger brother Betty & Peter: Both friends who help Linda and escape Mrs. Durham: Employer and friend of…

**ANTHILLS OF THE SAVANNAH**

**what does cocktail party high light about women and what does Chris learn on the journey to the…**

It suggests the emancipation of women in society!

**MACBETH**

**What is Macduff’s reaction to Macolm’s vices?Macbeth by William Shakespeare**

In Scene 3 of Act IV of Macbeth, with treachery abounding in their kingdom, while Malcom and Macduff are in England, Malcolm dissembles in order to test Macduff’s loyalties. Malcolm, therefore,…

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**HISTORY**

**How was the Weimar Republic’s economy doing in 1924?**

Although the Weimar Republic is remembered as a time when everything went wrong for Germany, things were actually not too bad for much of the 1920s and 1924 was a year when a couple of things went…

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**POETRY**

**How can you explain the stanzaic and line structure in Sir Philip Sidney’s “My True Love Hath…**

This poem by Philip Sidney is a sonnet, so the structure of the poem is 14 lines, and in this case, it has an Italian Sonnet structure. You can see that the first 8 lines (the octet) are broken…

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**THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO**

**Which character traits make Fortunato such an easy target for Montresor in”The Cask of Amontillado”?**

The character in Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado” with the ironical name of Fortunato is the possessor of personality traits that are, indeed, his nemesis. In fact, he is easily duped because of…

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**JULIUS CAESAR**

**What does the audience learn about Caesar’s character from Act II. sc.ii , and what finally…**

Caesar appears in very few scenes in this play that happens to be called Julius Caesar, so it can be difficult to arrive at a definitive description of his character. The scene you mention, Act…

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**MATH**

**Complete the squares x^2-14x+_ 9x^2-30x+_ 25x^2+_+36y^2 9x^4/25-_+25x^2/9 x^2+_+1/4**

1) To complete the given squares, we’ll have to work according to the formula: (a+b)^2 = a^2 + 2ab + b^2 (a-b)^2 = a^2 – 2ab + b^2 We’ll analyze the first expression x^2-14x+_ We’ll identify a^2 =…

**WINTER DREAMS**

**How does “Winter Dreams” by F. Scott Fitzgerald relate to the modernism time period?**

According to Trent Lorcher in his article “Lesson Plans: Modernism in Literature: Modernism is marked by a strong and intentional break with tradition. This break includes a strong reaction…

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**MATH**

**Calculate (x+y)^2 + (x+y+1)^2 – (3x^2+4xy) + (y-1) =… x^2003-1 – (x -1)(x^2002+ …+ x+1) =…**

1) (x+y)^2 + (x+y+1)^2 – (3x^2+4xy) + (y-1) = = (x+y)^2+(x+y+1)^2 – (3x^2+4xy)+(y-1) = (x+y)^2 + (x+y)^2 +2(x+y)+1 – 3x^2 -4xy +(y-1) =2x^2+4xy +2y^2 +2x+2y+1-3x^2 -4xy +y-1 = -x^2 +2y^2 +2x+3y…

**LANGSTON HUGHES**

**How does “Song for a Dark Girl” by Langston Hughes relate to the Modernism time period?**

The poem relates to Modernism in a couple of ways. The most dominant connection is the alienation that is articulated by the speaker. The feeling of alienation that the speaker experiences…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**What are some short and long term results cause by the Salem Witch Trials?If I were alive during…**

I think in the short term, Miller’s assumptions we see in the 4th Act are true… Livestock wandering the streets, orphans roaming from house to house, and crops rotting in the fields were just a…

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**BUSINESS**

**Why are demand and supply of interest to readers?**

Supply and demand should be of interest to any reader because they are the things that (in any market economy) set the prices of goods and services and determine how many of those goods and…

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**MATH**

**Given the function f(x) = – 2x + 5 calculate the area of the triangle between x,y axis and the…**

f(x) = -2x + 5 Let F(x) = intg f(x) x-axis ==> y= 0 ==> x= 5/2 y-axis ==> x= 0 We know that the area is: A = F(5/2) – F(0) F(x) = intg f(x) = intg (-2x + 5) dx = intg -2x dx…

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**OSCAR WILDE**

**What is the theme of “The Doer of Good” by Oscar Wilde?**

Reading this poem twice is a good idea. If you have no familiarity with the Bible, then the story may not come as easily. This is the difficulty with allusions: if someone is unfamiliar with what…

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**RELIGION**

**Christians who focus on emotional spiritual experiences such as speaking in tongues are called…**

I think that there are two possible answers for this. You can call Christians who engage in speaking in tongues and other such activities “Pentacostal” or, more broadly, you can call them…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**Discuss one element of style used in To Kill a Mockingbird.For example, the use of Scout as…**

Harper Lee’s use of Scout’s first-person narrative is probably the strongest stylistic example in To Kill a Mockingbird. Using the six-year old Scout as the narrator gives the entire story a…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**Discuss Gatsby character development and how relates to larger themes.**

This is a really broad question, but here are a few things for you to think about in regards to Jay Gatsby. 1. He lives on West Egg, the “new money” side of town. 2. He throws lavish parties in…

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**MATH**

**Solve the equation f(x+1)-g(x-2)=10 if f(x)=x+3 and g(x)=2x-1**

To solve f(x+1)-g(x-2)=10 if f(x)=x+3 and g(x)=2x-1 Given f(x+1)-g(x-2) = 10. f(x+1) = (x+1)+3 = x+4. g(x-2) = 2(x-2)-1 = 2x-4-1 = 2x-5. Therefore f(x+1)- g(x-2) = x+4 – (2x-5) = 10 x+4-(2x-5) =…

**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**In The Great Gatsby, discuss the character development of Jay Gatsby, paying special attention to…**

I think the major theme you need to analyse and relate the character of Jay Gatsy to is the American Dream. Some have called Jay Gatsby the most intriguing figure in American literary history. He…

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**MATH**

**Find the derivative of the function. Simplify if possible. and…… y = 17 arctan(sqrt x) y =…**

To find the derivative of 1)y = 17 arctan sqrtx tan (y/17) = sqrtx Differentiating with respect to x, weget: sec^2 (y/17) * (1/17) dy/dx = (1/2sqrtx) dy/ dx =…

**MATH**

**Determine arithmetic mean of the numbers f(x1), f(x2) for f(x) = x/2-6 ; x1 = -8, x2 = 10**

f(x) = x/2-6 x1 = -8. x2 = 10. To find the arithmetic mean of f(x1) and f(x2). f(x1) =f(8) = -8/2-6 f(-8) = -4-6 f(-8) = -10 f(x2) = f(10) f(10) = 10/2-6 f(10) = 5-6 f(10) = -1. Therefore the…

**NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND**

**Explain the Underground Man’s final act of revenge against Liza. What is the symbolic…**

Throwing the money at Liza is one way the Underground man seeks to establish some type of power in an existence that lacks it. After spinning tales of how superior he is to her and how her life…

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**NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND**

**Discuss the role of “romanticism” in the life of Dostoevsky’s Underground Man.**

The most dominant examples of Romanticism in the life of the Underground Man is evident in his interactions with Liza. The poet recognizes that when he projects his sense of self into the world,…

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**MATH**

**Prove that f(5)*f(6)*f(7)*f(8)*f(9)*f(10)=7 if f(x)=(x^2+x-12)/(x^2-16).**

f(x) = (x^2 + x- 12) / (x^2 -16) First, let us simplify the function: We know that: (x^2 + x -12) = (x+4)(x-3) (x^2 -16) = (x+4)(x-4) Noe let us substitute: ==> f(x) = (x+4)(x-3)/(x+4)(x-4) Now…

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**BEOWULF**

**What is lineage and what is its significant role in the epic in Beowulf?**

Lineage is significant because Beowulf was written during a time when most stories were passed on orally. Only the most essential religious, and some court/royal, documents were committed to…

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**HISTORY**

**What do you believe was the turning point of the outcome of the First World War? Why?**

In my opinion, the turning point in this war was the entry of the United States. I hope I am not saying that just because I’m American. My reasoning is that the war had been stuck in a total…

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**HISTORY**

**If suffering does not cause people to revolt, then what does?If suffering does not cause people…**

To a great extent, the desire for change causes people to revolt. Suffering is a part of this. Essentially, I think that any notion of change comes out of understanding a particular predicament…

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**SCIENCE**

**What is the effect of maltose solution on an onion cell?Thank you 🙂**

Maltose is a disaccharide consisting of two molecules of glucose joined together by dehydration synthesis. If onion tissue was surrounded by a solution of maltose, there would be a greater…

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**THE THREE SISTERS**

**Why is the kiss considered a monumental moment in The Three Sisters?**

The kiss that I assume you are referring to is between Masha and Vershinin in Act IV. These characters have fallen in love with each other, even though they are both married to other people. In…

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**CINEMA**

**To what extent the island is an allegory/microcosm of society at large in the series “Lost”?What…**

The island can be seen as a microcosm of society. In its most symbolic form, the island can be seen as a pure state of nature. The idea of the passengers aboard the plane being set adrift on this…

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**THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND**

**Holmes says he is indirectly responsible for Roylott’s death. In your judgement, who is the most…**

Roylott himself is responsible for his death coz he was the one to keep a dangerous snake in his room as he knew that there was risk of keeping it still he kept the snake with him..

**THE CHRYSALIDS**

**I need help in determining the climax of The Chrysalids.**

Unfortunately you asked two questions – I am only allowed to respond to one. I have chosen to focus on the climax of this amazing novel. Let us remember that the climax is defined as the high point…

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**ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE**

**what makes chauntecleer a round character in The Nun’s Priest’s Tale.**

Chanticleer is considered a round character because we actually learn quite a bit about his life and personality through this tale. Chanticleer is a very busy with all of “lady” hens and appears…

**MATH**

**Euclidean Algorithm Prove: Let (a,b) ∈ Z 1. If a≠0≠b then (a,b) ≠ 0 2. (a,b) = 1…**

Since (a,b) = 1, then a and b are relatively prime because they not share common positive factors. If 1 is the greatest common divisor of a and b, then: a = 1*x b = 1*y where x and y are positive…

**MATH**

**Prove that x^2 – 6x+13>=4 for real x numbers. Factor the expression A =…**

When solving a inequality, we have to determine the interval of numbers for the expression to be positive or negative. In this case, we’ll have to subtract 4 both sides: x^2 – 6x+13 – 4>=0 x^2 -…

**A TALE OF TWO CITIES**

**In A Tale of Two Cities, who are the hostile witnesses at Charles Darnay’s trial in England in…**

It is in Chapter 3 of Book II, entitled “A Disappointment,” that we are introduced to Darnay’s trial for treason against the English crown and we also meet the two hostile witnesses that testify…

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**MATH**

**Given a+b=8 and a*b=12, what is the sum of squares of a and b? What is the difference a^2-b^2?**

The sum of squares is: a^2 + b^2 If we’ll complete the square, we’ll get: a^2 + b^2 + 2ab – 2ab = (a+b)^2 – 2ab (1) We’ll substitute in (1) the values of the sum a+b and the value of the product…

**A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND**

**In “A Good Man is Hard to Find,” what are the conflicts of the story?**

There are certainly plenty that you can look for in this somewhat disturbing short story, but I will talk about the one that is introduced in the opening of the tale and refers to the conflict…

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**THE CHRYSALIDS**

**What are some examples of flashback in The Chrysalids?**

There aren’t as many examples of flashback in this novel as there are of foreshadowing, as your previous question focussed on. However, we have definite flashbacks in Chapter 15, when David is…

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**ENOTES HELP**

**I’m a new member here,..can someone help me? I would really appreciate it,..thanks,..**

Welcome to eNotes! If you tell us what you specifically need. all of us at eNotes will be glad to help you. By joining eNotes, you have access to so many teachers and so much information in one…

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**THE CHRYSALIDS**

**In The Chrysalids, where are there examples of foreshadowing?**

Well, the most obvious example of foreshadowing in this excellent dystopian novel is the very beginning, where David dreams of the city of Sealand that he finally reaches at the end of the novel….

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Can someone paraphrase this quote for me please? “On an alter of prejudice we crucify our own,…**

What Don Williams is saying in this quote is basically that all people are fundamentally the same. He is saying that because of this racism is a pointless and harmful thing. In the first part of…

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**THROUGH THE TUNNEL**

**In the story “Through the Tunnel” by Dorris Lessing what is the theme? Use text support to…**

Key to understanding this short story is identifying that the key theme is all about the coming of age of Jerry and his transition from the state of child to adult, as demonstrated symbolically by…

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**BEOWULF**

**How does Hrothgar know of Beowulf?**

In the Epic Poem Beowulf, the character Beowulf is a typical Epic Hero. This being said, as a typical Epic Hero, his name is renowned. It is through his heroic actions and epic challenges that his…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Can someone define this quote please? “The biggest problem throughout the history of man is the…**

An anomaly is something that is unusual or out of the ordinary. It is something that goes against how things usually are or should be. So a person who is 7 feet 6 inches tall is an anomaly –…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Could someone paraphrase this quote for me please? “Lukewarm acceptance is more bewildering than…**

This is a quote from Martin Luther King’s “A Letter From Birmingham Jail.” I would say that this quote is not so much about racism as about fighting against it. In this quote, King is saying that…

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**OEDIPUS REX**

**In Oedipus Rex, how does Scene 1 compare with the Prologue in presenting the character of Oedipus?**

As Oedipus begins his search for the person responsible for the misfortune of Thebes, there is tremendous dramatic irony as each of the characters that come forth to present evidence are reluctant…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Can someone tell me exacly what this quote means? “Racism is man’s gravest threat to man – the…**

I assume that you understand the part about it being the gravest danger to man and are asking about the rest of it. The rest of this quote is saying that racism is very stupid because there is no…

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