Who helped restore confidence in the nation’s banks?

Who helped restore confidence in the nation’s banks?

  • HISTORY

What is the meaning of Diaspora?. Discuss why is it important for contemporary historian to…

Diaspora is the dispersal of a group of people from their original homeland. It may refer to the event of travel outside the homeland, and/or the act of settling in a new location. It is different…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

I have to write about a battle, either literal or figurative, that Atticus faces in the book To…

Atticus’s main literal battle is for Tom’s freedom during the trial. Because of Bob Ewell’s negative reputation and because of the circumstances of the case, Atticus knows that Tom is innocent, but…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What conclusions can you draw about Scout’s feelings towards reading and writing?

At the beginning of the novel, Scout is told by her teacher, Miss Caroline, that she cannot read at home with Atticus and that she needs to stop writing. Scout is extremely upset that she cannot…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Towards the end of chapter 15 of To Kill A Mockingbird, Mr. Underwood and Atticus talk. What…

Chapter 15 of To Kill a Mockingbird details the scene when Atticus goes to the jail and sits out in front of Tom Robinson’s cell in an effort to protect him from a possible lynch mob. When a mob…

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  • HEALTH

Is healthcare for all a good thing?

Most people would say that health care for all is a good thing. However, people might not agree with the way in which health care is provided for everyone. They might think that a given way of…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the gram molecular mass of O2O2 and O3O3?

Gram molecular mass of a substance is the amount (in grams) that will make up one mole of that substance. This is also equal to the mass of each individual atom in molecule. To determine the gram…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Who should be considered the most responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s death?

We have several contenders for the prize of chief responsibility for Romeo and Juliet’s death. First, the lovers themselves could be said to share some blame: within days of falling head over heels…

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  • LITERATURE

Discuss humor and pathos in Lamb’s “The Superannuated Man.”

In “The Superannuated Man” Elia, Lamb’s alter-ego, discusses his retirement after 36 years of work in a business, a situation similar to Lamb’s own retirement from the East India House. In this…

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  • A POISON TREE

In the third stanza of a poison tree what happens when the speaker told his friend that he was…

If I may, I’d like to clarify your question a bit. The second line of the poem tells the reader that the speaker admitted his anger to his friend. That wound up being a good thing, because his…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Discuss Dickens’ role as social critic in Great Expectations.

In what has been acclaimed his best novel, Charles Dickens, who was a strong advocate of social reform, attacks several aspects of his Victorian society in Great Expectations: The plight of…

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  • SCIENCE

Say I have a sphere containing helium. What happens if I double the number of atoms of the gas…

If the number of atoms of helium gas are doubled, the moles of gas are also doubled. We can find the number of moles of a gas, by using the idea that each mole of a gas contains an Avogadro’s…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Why is it important to “climb into a person’s skin”?

“Climbing into a person’s skin” is a metaphor for gaining perspective and viewing situations from another person’s point of view. Throughout the novel, one of the important lessons in Scout’s moral…

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  • THE LION AND THE JEWEL

Who is referred to as the “lion” in the play?

Baroka is referred to as the “lion” throughout the play. Baroka is the Bale of Ilujinle who wishes to marry the village jewel, Sidi. However, Sidi views the Bale with contempt and makes fun of him…

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  • BUSINESS

Explain the political environment of business with the help of current references and examples.

The political aspect of the business environment is usually discussed in conjunction with the legal environment, since it is the political environment that affects legislation of businesses. An…

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  • JOHN KEATS

How is autumn personified by John Keats in the poem “The Autumn”?

First, let’s review what “personification” means. Personification is when an author gives an inanimate object or abstract idea human qualities. In John Keats’ poem “To Autumn” the poet begins to…

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  • THE RANSOM OF RED CHIEF

Are Bill & Sam villains or not?

Bill and Sam were villains, their entire plot to kidnap the Dorset boy was aimed at funding another fraudulent venture in Western Illinois. The two men had raised six hundred dollars in funding but…

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  • BUSINESS

Similarities between EU and ECOWAS

They both have economic integration as one of their main objectives to ensure that their member nations can trade freely without too much hassle. Both EU and ECOWAS have not attained full political…

  • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

What is Don John’s character profile in the play Much Ado About Nothing?

Don John is the villain of Much Ado About Nothing. By all appearances, he is sullen and quiet. When Leonato welcomes him into his home, Don John says that he is “not of many words.” Beatrice…

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  • SCIENCE

How does the Biosphere interact with the Lithosphere?

Biosphere is composed of all the living organisms, including, plants, animals, etc. Biosphere is one among the four spheres of Earth, the others being, atmosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere….

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  • LITERATURE

What does the term ‘imagery’ mean in poetic language?

Imagery is actually a very simple concept. Poetic imagery occurs any time the poet uses the five senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste or touch. If you can see in your mind what the poet has…

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  • THE LION AND THE JEWEL

In the play The Lion and the Jewel, what is the role of Sadiku in the love circle?

Sadiku is the senior wife of the Bale in the play The Lion and the Jewel. Baroka sends Sadiku to the village with orders to woo the village belle, Sidi, and convince Sidi to marry him. Sadiku does…

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  • THE HUNGER GAMES

What does Katniss believe will be the consequences of her action in her private audition with the…

Katniss fears retribution from the Gamemakers for shooting the apple. Katniss volunteers to take her sister’s place as tribute in the Hunger Games because her sister is too young and has no…

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  • SCIENCE

“There are linkages between deforestation and desertification”. Elucidate

Deforestation and desertification are closely related. Deforestation is the practice of cutting down trees. And desertification is the development of desert like conditions in place, where none…

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  • SCIENCE

How many people have been added to the world’s population between 1960 and 2007?

Between the years 1960 and 2007 there was an increase in world population from about 3 billion to about 6.6 billion people. The increase in 47 years was 3.6 billion; in other words the population…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

In Romeo and Juliet, what causes Tybalt’s anger and what does he intend to do? Why does Lord…

Tybalt, a Capulet, recognizes Romeo’s voice (even though his face is hidden by a mask) at his uncle’s ball. He is outraged that Romeo would appear at his uncle’s home, and is determined to kill…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

Who attended Gatsby’s parties?

Gatsby’s parties are attended by a bunch of people who don’t know him or care to know him. They care about “chatter and laughter, and casual innuendo and introductions forgotten on the spot, and…

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  • THE BFG

What is the resolution of The BFG?

The resolution of The BFG is found in the final three chapters: “The Plan,” “Feeding Time,” and “The Author.” After Sophie and the BFG convince the Queen of England that giants really are gobbling…

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  • DEATH OF A SALESMAN

How does Willy change throughout Death of a Salesman?

In Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, Willy is a complex character. At the start of the play, Willy is optimistic and hopeful. Although he is getting older and is having difficulty remembering…

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  • THE OEDIPUS TRILOGY

Why is it important to encounter the choragos throughout the entire scene?

As you haven’t mentioned which particular scene you are referring to, I’ll address how the choragos functions in the play as a whole and why his presence is significant. The choragos is the leader…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are some similes in chapter 1 of To Kill A Mockingbird?

In chapter one, similes help us feel part of the richly imagined community of Maycomb. They also help to characterize Dill. In the opening paragraphs, the narrator paints a picture of the…

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  • CATHLEEN NI HOULIHAN

How is the old lady’s transformation into a young girl symbolic?

Lady Gregory and W.B. Yeats’ Cathleen ni Houlihan is a classic symbolic play with a strong nationalist sentiment. It takes place against the backdrop of Ireland’s 1798 rebellion, a failed attempt…

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  • RAYMOND’S RUN

What are four examples of Squeaky’s negative personality traits, obstacles, or weaknesses from…

Squeaky, the narrator in “Raymond’s Run” by Toni Cade Bambara, is a wonderful character, but like all realistic characters, she has some negative traits. First of all, she likes to fight. She even…

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  • HISTORY

Why do people migrate from rural areas to cities?

Historically, there have been many reasons that people moved to cities from rural areas, but certainly the most important ones were economic. In England, for example, people moved to cities in…

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  • LITERATURE

What do we call a poem that consists of fourteen lines?

A poem composed of fourteen lines is called a sonnet. There are many different kinds of sonnet (though all have fourteen lines) and the form originated in Italy. The two most popular and…

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  • OKAY FOR NOW

In Okay for Now, what characters do some of the birds represent?

In the book, a picture of a bird begins every chapter. One of the pictures shows an Arctic Tern, and this fascinates Doug because it depicts a swiftly falling bird, “heading down into the water,…

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  • ISLAM

I need to complete an assignment on how Islam became politicized according to the following…

The article you were assigned to read was written by Mustafa Akyol, a Turkish journalist who has covered these issues in greater depth in his 2011 book, Islam Without Extremes: A Muslim Case For…

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  • THE CANTERVILLE GHOST

How did the Canterville ghost plan to frighten the US family?

The ghost’s job is to haunt and frighten whoever resides in Canterville Hall and one of his charming qualities is how seriously and earnestly he takes his job. He works hard at it and tries his…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are some important things Scout says in chapters 17 through 21 of To Kill a Mockingbird?

In Chapters 17 through 21 of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout the adult narrator says far more in her narrative descriptions that is revealing. However, Scout the young character says a…

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  • HISTORY

Who were the main generals of World War 1?

Albrecht, Duke of Wurttemberg was a German General, who achieved military success in different engagements against the opposition. He led the First Battle of Marne and the Battle of Ypres. Arthur…

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  • THE CANTERVILLE GHOST

How did the Canterville ghost plan to frighten the US minister and his family?

The Canterville ghost plans to frighten the Otis family with all the tried and true methods of a classic ghost haunting an ancestral home. He will leave blood stains on the floor of the library,…

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  • TWELFTH NIGHT

What is the difference between the men and women in Twelfth Night?

Truth be told: nobody’s a hero, nobody’s perfect, and everyone is infatuated. There aren’t any real differences between the characters that are owed to gender; differences in motive, however, play…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

In The Merchant of Venice, how does Shylock say Christians feel about Jewish people?

In Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, the tension and irrational motives of the Christians and Jews in the story are revealed and explored. Antonio mocks and berates Jews, Shylock in particular,…

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  • HISTORY

Who helped restore confidence in the nation’s banks?

If you are talking about the United States during the time of the Great Depression, then the best answer to this question is President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He is the person who is generally…

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  • THE KITE RUNNER

In The Kite Runner, Sohrab states, “‘I want my old life back’” (355). How could the…

Sohrab stated that he wanted his old life back just when he was recuperating from an attempted suicide. Earlier, Amir had informed Sohrab that he would put him up in an orphanage, something the boy…

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  • BUSINESS

Calculate the opportunity cost of additional capital of terms of fewer consumption goods at…

In economic terms, the opportunity cost of something is the value (or the amount) of things that you give up in order to have that thing. In the scenario you present in this question, we can have…

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  • SCIENCE

Does density affect the evaporation rate of a liquid?

Density does affect the rate of evaporation. Liquids with a higher density have a lower rate of evaporation. This means that honey will have a lower rate of evaporation as compared to water, which…

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  • LITERATURE

In Lord of the Flies, what was Ralph’s reaction to the idea that there were no grown ups on the…

Lord of the Flies by William Golding is the narrative of a group of male adolescents who have been stranded on an island in the Pacific Ocean. It was published in 1954. At the time, it was not…

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  • LIFE OF PI

Pi notes, “The Greater Good and the Greater Profit are not compatible aims, much to Father’s…

Pi’s father owns and runs the Pondicherry zoo, but when there is a political transition in the mid-1970s, the nation’s economy suffers and he has to sell out. Pi says that small businesses are the…

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  • HISTORY

What was responsible for the new values and art of the Renaissance?

The Renaissance era followed the middle ages of European history between the fourteenth and seventieth centuries. Italy became the epicenter for the new values and art of the Renaissance era…

  • KATE CHOPIN

What similarities do the women in Wharton’s story “The Other Two” and in Chopin’s story “At the…

In both “At the Cadian Ball” and “The Other Two,” we meet women who arrange, manage, and control their men. They are self-possessed people who know how to get what they want. A more negative…

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