Who dominates — the living Caesar or the dead one?

Who dominates — the living Caesar or the dead one?

  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Why do Jem and Scout go to Calpurnia’s church instead of the all white church?

Atticus has to go to Montgomery for an emergency session of the state legislature. The children are left at home with Calpurnia. Calpurnia realizes that she cannot send Scout and Jem off to…

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  • NIGHT

When does Elie Wiesel in the book Night get separated from his mother?

When the family arrives at Auschwitz, Elie and his father are separated from his mother in the sorting. Although things were bad in transit, things get much worse when they arrive at the…

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  • LUCILLE CLIFTON

What literary devices are found in ” It Was a Dream” by Lucille Clifton?

The most prominent literary devices used in this poem are repetition and parallelism. The three lines beginning with “and” all use a parallel verb structure: “twisted,” “sparked,” and “screamed.”…

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  • TUCK EVERLASTING

What is the difference between how Miles and Jesse view their immortality?

“Maybe. But we don’t know them,” Jesse pointed out. “We’ve never had anyone but us to talk about it to. Winnie—isn’t it peculiar? And kind of wonderful? Just think of all the things we’ve seen…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What is a good topic sentence related to the human condition and based on Lee’s To Kill a…

When looking for evidence of the human condition, look for themes that permeate the story. Themes help to shed light on what is being learned or experienced by the characters. Since To Kill a…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the chemical elements that cause Mohorovicic Discontinuity?

The different layers of the Earth are separated by discontinuities which are evident in seismic data. The most famous discontinuity is Mohorovicic discontinuity, which is located between the crust…

  • THE PRINCE

What did Machiavelli mean when he said, “In Republics there is greater life, greater hatred and…

Machiavelli had an interesting and profound viewpoint, which has impacted many political thinkers and government studies to this day. In order to thoroughly answer this question, it is vital to…

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  • THE LION AND THE JEWEL

In Wole Soyinka’s The Lion and the Jewel, what impact does the magazine and its photographs have…

When Sidi first hears about her images printed in the magazine she instantly becomes conceited and filled with confidence. One of the village girls tells Sidi that she looks stunning and that her…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the differences between metals and non-metals?

Metals and non-metals are elements, apart from noble gases, that are generally presented in the periodic table of elements. There are a number of differences between the two classes. At the atomic…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What are the elements of literature as related to Romeo and Juliet?

The elements of literature are a set of literary devices common to all forms of literature. Plot is a structured formatting of the events of the work, chiefly concerned with the development of…

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  • NUMBER THE STARS

In Number the Stars, why did the Danes destroy their own naval fleet?

The Danes destroyed their fleet to prevent the Nazis from getting it and using it in the war effort. When the Nazis invaded during World War II, Denmark fought back. Unable to prevent occupation,…

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  • THE FLY

What should I write in a personal reflection?

A personal reflection about a piece of literature like, “The Fly”, asks you to reflect upon the text by making personal connections to it, how you might sympathize or empathize with characters,…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

Compare the ideas of community as they are presented in Lord Of The Flies and The Merchant of…

The word community has two distinct meanings. One refers to a group of people who live in a specific place or who share a common characteristic. The second pertains to a feeling of unity with…

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  • HISTORY

What is California’s Alien Land Law about?

California’s first Alien Land Law was passed in 1913. It stated that aliens who were not eligible for citizenship could not own agricultural land or have a lease on agricultural land longer than…

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  • EAT THE RICH

Do you have chapter summaries for Eat the Rich? I need summaries of key points for these…

Chapter 3 of P. J. O’Rourke’s Eat the Rich focuses on Albania. He examines Albania in accord with one thesis point of the book, that being that Albania had a unique past and near-present history….

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  • THE CANTERBURY TALES

How does Chaucer use irony and satire in the characterization of the Monk and Friar in the…

Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, written in the fourteenth century, is notable for several reasons, one of which is his satirical look at some aspects of English society in his time. One of…

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  • ONCE UPON A TIME

In “Once Upon a Time,” why does Gordimer mention her house’s location above a mine here?

Nadine Gordimer’s short story “Once Upon a Time” has a number of tropes and motifs that crop up in Gordimer’s other tales including her novel The House Gun. More specifically, Gordimer addresses…

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  • THE DEVIL’S ARITHMETIC

What are cliffhangers in The Devil’s Arithmetic?

A cliffhanger is an ending that creates further suspense. In the case of The Devil’s Arithmetic, there are quite a few cliffhangers at the ends of chapters. The first real cliffhanger is at the…

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  • SCIENCE

Define mass.

One definition of mass is that the mass is the measure of inertia. Inertia is the tendency of the objects to resist the change in motion, more specifically, the change in their velocity. This is…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

What does Juliet plan to do if Friar Lawrence refuses to help her? What does Juliet’s language in…

In Romeo and Juliet, Act 4, Scene 1, Juliet and Friar Lawrence devise a plan to fake Juliet’s death in order to save her from having to marry Paris and forever be separated from her one true love,…

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  • WAITING FOR GODOT

How is morality a theme in Waiting for Godot?

Many readers believe that, in Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett promotes the idea that all life is meaningless and there is no point to existence. While there is certainly an absurd despair present…

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  • TO BUILD A FIRE

Dramatic irony describes a situation in which the reader has information or knowledge that…

London uses dramatic irony to great effect in his story “To Build a Fire.” In the story, a man is walking from one camp to the next through the Alaskan wilderness, accompanied only by a dog, in…

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  • THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

Why is Anne called Mrs. Quack Quack in “The Diary of Anne Frank”?

Peter calls Anne “Mrs. Quack Quack” because she talks a lot. Anne and Peter get along well at times, but often clash. They are the closest kids in age in the Secret Annexe, because Margot is older…

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  • MACBETH

In what ways does Shakespeare make Banquo an important character in “Macbeth”? Use P.E.E. (Point,…

Banquo is an important character because he hears the prophecies and one applies to him, so he becomes a threat to Macbeth. P.E.E. is a simple method for explicating quotations. First you…

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  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

How does the relationship between Hermia and Lysander impact Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s…

Everything in A Midsummer Night’s Dream hinges on the relationship of Hermia and Lysander. Without them, there would only be a partial play. These two are star crossed lovers feel they are burdened…

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  • LITERATURE

What are some qualities of imagination and vision?

Hello! I am not able to write 1500 words, but I would definitely like to help you with starting to think about the profound concepts of imagination and vision. In order for any innovator (or…

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  • THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE

In Chapter Two of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, how did Robert Louis Stevenson…

As Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde begins, the characters of Gabriel John Utterson, a lawyer, and Richard Enfield, a distant relative of the former and…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the pH of Oasis Summer Fruit juices?

pH is a measure of hydrogen ion concentration of a given solution and is mathematically given as: pH=−log10[H+]pH=-log10[H+] A pH of around 7 indicates a neutral solution, while a pH less than 7 is…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

what are characteristics of shylock in merchant of venice

Shylock’s character in Merchant of Venice is very complicated, especially in today’s post-holocaust age. First, during the beginning of the play, Shylock’s personality traits include very negative…

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  • THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

What does Anne mean when she writes in her diary, “Paper is more patient than people?”

This quote from The Diary of Anne Frank implies that she finds it easier to be honest in writing (in her diary) than to speak openly with other people. It is true that a journal asks no questions,…

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  • MATH

What are the next three numbers. 3 7 12 19 28 39

The next three numbers in the sequence are fifty-two, sixty-seven and eighty-four. The pattern consists of adding the next odd number in sequence to the last number. Starting with the seven, five…

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  • MACBETH

What do Macbeth and Banquo have to fight against?

At the beginning of the play, Macbeth and Banquo are fighting against the forces of the rebel, Macdonwald, who has betrayed king and country to mount an attack on Scotland. The captain who tells…

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  • KING LEAR

How does subplot help the main plot in King Lear?

Shakespeare’s intent is to show how one generation gradually supplants the generation that bore and nurtured it. The subplot deals with meles, whereas the main plot deals with females. This…

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  • SCIENCE

What is a molecule?

A molecule is a group of atoms that are chemically bonded together. The chemical bonds consist of pairs of electrons that are shared between two atoms. A molecule is electrically neutral, meaning…

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  • LITERATURE

What is distinctive about John Smith’s style of writing? Consider detail, vocabulary, narrative…

John Smith’s narrative is incredibly distinctive and influential in terms of its effects on the development of the metanarrative of the “new world.” Smith’s descriptions of the fertile landscape is…

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  • MATH

What is the length of a minor arc that is intercepted by a central angle whose measure is 50…

We are given a central angle of 50 degrees and a radius of 10, and we are asked to find the length of the minor arc that is subtended: The length of the arc is a portion of the circumference;…

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  • LITERATURE

How would I argue that the Hobbit book is better than the film in a persuasive essay?

This is totally dependent on your own perspective, but there are many avenues that you could pursue in order to illustrate why you think J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit is better than Peter Jackson’s…

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  • THE LUMBER ROOM

Describe the character of Nicholas in Saki’s short story “The Lumber Room.”

Nicholas is a very smart young man who has planned out this day very carefully. He is dying to get into that lumber room. There is nothing worse than being told you cannot go into a room. He…

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  • HISTORY

Which colony had the most religious freedom?

People came to the British colonies for many reasons. One of the reasons was to be able to practice their religion freely. Interestingly enough, many of the colonies didn’t offer religious…

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  • TWELFTH NIGHT

Discuss the following quote: “Mistress Mary, if you prized my lady’s favor at anything more…

Malvolio is warning Maria not to take part in the servants’ antics because Olivia would not approve. In this quote, Malvolio is speaking to Mary. Malvolio is a rather stuck up servant whom the…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the importance of bacteria?

A lot of the information we hear about bacteria is about the types that cause disease, but there are many types of bacteria. Some are very useful to us, and some are essential to our health. Lactic…

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  • ANIMAL FARM

What is the difference between Boxer and Clover? A Boxer is an independent thinker,…

The correct answer is C: Boxer blindly follows the rules of Animal Farm, while Clover silently questions some of Napoleon’s decisions. Both Boxer and Clover are strong and loyal to the Revolution…

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  • THE GIVER

What had not been included in Rosemary’s training in The Giver? Why hasn’t The Giver given her…

The Giver did not give Rosemary memories of pain in the beginning of her training because he could not bear to hurt her. During Jonas’s training as Receiver of Memory, he learns that his…

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  • LITERATURE

In the poem, “Dulce et Decorum Est”, how does the author depict the brutal realities of war?

The horrors and brutality of war are shown in “Dulce et Decorum Est” through Wilfred Owen’s descriptions of the physical and psychological effects of war on the soldier. In the first stanza,…

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  • SCIENCE

 The below figure shows 3 metallic balls. Charge of ball A is Q coulomb and uncharged. What… 1 image

First we must describe the process that occurs in this situation: Firstly, the electric charge of sphere A will induce by influence, an electric charge on B and C, so both surfaces acquire an…

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  • MATH

Two vertices of an equilateral triangle are (a,-a) and (-a,a). Find the third.

Hello! An equilateral triangle, by definition, has all three sides of equal lengths. For two points with the coordinates (x1,y1)(x1,y1) and (x2,y2)(x2,y2) the distance between them is…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

How do both Golding and Conrad display human nature?

In Lord of the Flies and Heart of Darkness we watch as formerly civilized people fall into a state of violence, barbarism, and evil. In Lord of the Flies the boys become superstitious of the beast,…

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  • SCIENCE

State one feature of a fruit that is dispersed by wind.

After fertilization in a flowering plant occurs, a fruit will develop from the ripened ovary of the plant. Within this ovary is the ovule where a fertilized egg will develop into a seed containing…

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  • LITERATURE

In The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, what lesson can be learned from Amir’s change throughout…

There are many lessons to be learned from Hosseini’s The Kite Runner. Perhaps the most powerful one is that we can overcome the scars and shortcomings of our upbringing to become good and happy…

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  • JULIUS CAESAR

Who dominates — the living Caesar or the dead one?

This is a very interesting question! One would be tempted to say that the living Caesar, the larger-than-life figure we see at the start of the play, is more dominant. But truthfully, we see…

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