Who is Natsu Dragneel?

Who is Natsu Dragneel?

  • SCIENCE

Trace the path of air as it travels through the respiratory system. Include the following…

The pathway for respiration in the human respiratory system is as follows: First air enters through the external nares and passes through the nasal cavity. From this point air then travels to the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What passages represent the development of Jem Finch’s courage in Harper Lee’s To Kill a…

In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Jem Finch’s courage is first developed through his encounters with Mrs. Henry Lafayette Dubose in Chapter 11. Each time Scout and Jem walk past Mrs. Dubose’s…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, which characters have the courage to break their society’s code of ethics?

This is a great question. There are only a few people in To Kill a Mockingbird who will risk breaking the norms of society. The most obvious person is Atticus. He is the person who embodies courage…

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  • A SOUND OF THUNDER

Which passage further underscores the danger the time travelers may face in the past in Ray…

The choice of (c) can be made as the best answer because of the implications of the last phrase: “…the jungle was the entire world forever and ever.”…

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  • FREAK THE MIGHTY

What do we know about Max’s father in Freak the Mighty?

The answer to this question varies depending on where you are in the novel Freak the Mighty. For example, at the beginning of the story we simply know that Kenny Kane is in jail where he has earned…

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  • THE SIGN OF THE BEAVER

In The Sign of the Beaver, what things did Matt and Attean learn from each other?

The Sign of the Beaver revolves around the unexpected friendship between Matt, a young white settler living alone in the wilderness while his father returns to pick up his mother, and Attean, a…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In her novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” why did the Harper Lee choose the word “meditative?”

Twice in her classic of American literature To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee used variations of the word “meditate,” meaning deeply thoughtful or deeply felt, or to be in a state of deep…

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  • HEALTH

Why does our body need protein?

Proteins play major roles in the body. Proteins are responsible for the growth and repair of cells. Proteins are the structural building blocks for most tissues in the body, such as red blood…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, how is racial discrimination against African Americans made evident?

The most evident way we can see discrimination against blacks in To Kill a Mockingbird is in the trial of Tom Robinson. He is clearly an innocent man, but he does not stand a chance to be…

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  • THE GREAT GATSBY

Where does immorality appear in The Great Gatsby? Why is it important and should we care?

The immorality F. Scott Fitzgerald displays in The Great Gatsby isn’t limited to what he witnessed during The Jazz Age. His imagined Valley of Ashes, for example, is home to an ongoing affair…

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  • HISTORY

How did the United States provide support to its allies in the Cold War?

The United States supported its allies in the Cold War in many ways. One way was with economic aid. The United States provided economic assistance to countries that were threatened by communism. We…

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  • SCIENCE

Meaning of organelles

Organelle is the term used to describe membrane–bound structures within eukaryotic cells that perform specific functions. Most of a cell’s organelles are located between the cell’s nucleus(also an…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What are some passages about friendship in Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird?

At the very end of the novel, Scout is narrating: “He would be in Jem’s room all night, and he would be there in the morning.” Closing the novel out, and further cementing Atticus’ standing as a…

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  • THE GIVER

In the book The Giver , Jonas is the main character, but what do others say about him and how do…

We do not have a lot of information about what others say about Jonas simply because the book is told from the third person limited perspective – which means that we know what Jonas knows. What we…

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  • HISTORY

What are three arguments that Thomas Paine made in Common Sense?

One of Thomas Paine’s arguments in Common Sense was that when ordinary people help to create their government, it will produce a better system than the British one. He gave the example of a group…

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  • REFERENCE

Using Modern Language Association (MLA) format, how do you cite information obtained from the…

There are a number of online Modern Language Association citation generators that can assist you in referencing material that you utilize from the review site Yelp. You will need to know the…

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  • HISTORY

What caused the slave trade with Africa to begin?

The primary motivation for slavery in Africa was for European societies to make a profit. As the continent was moving towards mass production of goods, the labor to produce materials needed for…

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  • HISTORY

What are the circumstances of the Louisiana Purchase?

The United States needed to be able to use the port of New Orleans. Not only did we depend on using the port to ship our products, we also needed to store our goods there until they could be…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

When is an example shown in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein of the creature being egotistical?

In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein the creature arguably becomes quite egotistical. Although there are numerous theories about what caused this characteristic, such as being left alone without…

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  • HISTORY

How did the Scottsboro Case illustrate the different strategies of the NAACP and the Communist…

Interesting question! In 1931, nine black boys from Scottsboro were accused of having raped two white women on a freight train. This alleged incident transpired during the Great Depression…

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  • SCIENCE

What type of boundaries or plates create rift valleys?

Rift valleys are an interesting geological formation in the earths crust that are formed as a result of a divergent boundary motion. There are three boundary types that produce different types of…

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  • SCIENCE

When a solid changes directly to a gas, what is the process known as?

The process of conversion of a solid, directly to gas phase, is known as Sublimation. A very common example is the conversion of camphor to vapor state or gas phase, when it is heated. Generally,…

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  • THE YELLOW WALLPAPER

In “The Yellow Wallpaper,” why is “behind” the appropriate word?

In the short story “The Yellow Wallpaper”, the word “behind” is used nine times. In all but one of these times, the word describes the position of the mysterious woman-shaped figure that the…

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  • SCIENCE

What property of metals led to the use of plastic or wood handles on many metal cooking utensils?…

The property of metals that necessitates wood or plastic handles on metal cooking utensils is thermal conductivity. Metals are good heat conductors. They have low heat capacities compared to other…

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  • THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND

In the book, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, where are the words “whited sepulcher,” “implacable,”…

The term “whited sepulcher” is used when Matthew complains about having Reverend Bulkeley in his house. He gives the following rant: “He is a hypocrite and a whited sepulcher!” Matthew’s fist…

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  • SCIENCE

The pancreas in is an organ found in many animals. It makes enzymes that are used by other parts…

Enymes are proteins that can catalyze chemical reactions. The pancreas is a unique organ as it functions as a gland with different pathways for its secretions. As an endocrine system organ, it…

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  • FRINDLE

What does the phrase “what is the meaning of this?” mean? Nick’s mother, the school principal,…

When Judy Morgan from The Westfield Gazette wrote the the newspaper article about Nick Allen’s idea to call pens “frindles,” everyone was surprised. First, Nick’s mom showed him the article and…

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  • SCIENCE

How many electrons are orbiting an atom with an atom with an atomic number of 20?

A neutral atom with atomic number 20 will have 20 electrons. The atomic number is, by definiton, the number of protons in an atom’s nucleus but for a neutral atom it’s also equal to the number of…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What happened to Jem and Scout’s mother?

There is not much known about Jem and Scout’s mother in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. In the first chapter of the book, Scout knows that her mother was a “Graham from Montgomery.”…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

When the narrator tells Fortunato, “I was silly enough to pay the full Amontillado price without…

As a part of his bigger plan, Montresor (the narrator) needs to lure Fortunato away from the party, so he appeals to one of the greatest downfalls of man: pride. Montresor remarks upon how…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Harper Lee juxtapose Chapters 10 and 11 in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Harper Lee juxtaposes what Jem and Scout think is courage, to what Atticus says the true meaning of courage actually is. In Chapter 10, Atticus reluctantly shoots a rabid dog that was wandering…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Explain the history behind the lyrics to “You’re a Grand Old Flag.”

George M. Cohen wrote the song “You’re a Grand Old Flag” to be included in his musical “George Washington, Jr.” Cohen wrote the lyrics after a discussion he had with a Civil War veteran….

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  • MANIAC MAGEE

Why do you think Maniac answered Mrs. Pickwell’s dinner whistle?

Maniac Magee unexpectedly showed up for dinner at the Pickwell house. Amongst the ten Pickwell children, relatives, and a friend, Maniac was hardly noticed at first. He sat at the ping pong table…

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  • THE PIGMAN

What threat does Norton make when he invites John for a beer at Moravian’s Cemetery?

It’s no secret that John and Norton are enemies. “Lorraine told you she thinks Norton and I hate each other. It’s true,” (90). Although John may drink and smoke, he’s a good person at heart. Norton…

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  • FRINDLE

In Frindle, why was Nick’s conversation with Mrs. Granger surprising?

Nick Allen enters Mrs. Granger’s fifth grade class at the beginning of the year intending to keep up his same old antics. One thing that he frequently does is ask unnecessary questions in class to…

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  • EX-BASKETBALL PLAYER

What is the point of view in John Updike’s “Ex-Basketball Player”?

John Updike’s “Ex-Basketball Player” is a poem about a former high school basketball player named Flick Webb who becomes a gas station attendant after high school. The poem expresses a…

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  • THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND

What do you think would have happened if Helen had not consulted Holmes in The Adventure of the…

Helen Stoner is shown to be protective of her stepfather in spite of the fact that he is a brutal man with a bad reputation in the neighborhood and sometimes mistreats her. In “The Adventure of the…

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  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

What does Atticus think of insults like “nigger-lover,” and to what extent do you agree with him?

In Chapter 11, Scout asks Atticus what a “nigger lover” is. She explains to Atticus that Mrs. Dubose and Francis refer to him as a “nigger lover.” Atticus tells Scout that it is just a term that…

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  • SCIENCE

Which is one purpose of cell division? a.to repair tissue b.to produce proteins c.to obtain…

One purpose for cell division is tissue repair. For example, when the epithelium that makes up the skin (the epidermis) is damaged, the cells of the stratum basale (the deepest layer of the…

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  • SCIENCE

1.Which is one purpose of cell divsion? a.to repair tissue b.to produce proteins c.to obtain…

  1. to repair tissue. Tissue is a term that describes a group of cells, all of which are the same or similar cell type, which collectively perform a role in a multicellular organism which can only…

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  • HAMLET

The title character’s tragic flaw is often defined as his inability to act to revenge his…

Scholars have a couple of theories about Hamlet’s inability to act out the revenge ordered by his father (in my classes, affectionately known as Ghost Daddy). The first is that he doesn’t believe…

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  • THE COLOR PURPLE

In The Color Purple, why is Harpo puzzled by Shug?

In Alice Walker’s The Color Purple, Harpo is puzzled by Shug because she is different than the other women in his life. Most of the women he knows are submissive and allow the men in their lives to…

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  • MACBETH

Which quotes prove that Lady Macbeth is greedy

Lady Macbeth wants power and everything that goes with it. This is why, when she hears what the witches have told her husband, she says: “Hie thee hither, That I may pour my spirits in thine ear;…

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  • LITERATURE

What is the theme of “In Flanders Fields,” a poem by John McCrae?

“In Flanders Fields” is a poem written by John McCrae during the first World War. The poem describes poppies blooming between gravestones. Poppies are considered the battlefield flower, because…

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  • SCIENCE

Describe what happens to the motion of a baseball after a pitcher throws it and the batter hits it.

Several things will happen, but the general guiding principle can be understood according to Newton’s Laws; particularly, that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. The first…

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  • THE OUTSIDERS

Where in The Outsiders is it foreshadowed that Johnny will kill one of the Socs?

In chapter 2 of The Outsiders, Ponyboy and Johnny who are both Greasers have just watched a movie but they have been chatting with Marcia and Cherry, two Socs’ girls. This is significant because…

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  • REFERENCE

Who is Natsu Dragneel?

Natsu Dragneel is a character from the Japanese animation (anime) program Fairy Tail. He is known by many other names, including Salamander, Etherious Natsu Dragneel, and The Great Demon-Lord…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

On what page does Simon from “Lord of the Flies” symbolize martyrdom?

In many ways Simon has been depicted as a Christ figure in the book. He has a clear vision of what is happening, in some instances almost prophetic. He manages to exist in between both groups and…

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  • THE GIVER

What page numbers correspond to the age levels in “The Giver?”

I assume that you are asking which pages have the descriptions of what is distinctive about each age level in The Giver. If this is what you are asking, you can find this in Chapter 6. I cannot…

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  • RIKKI-TIKKI-TAVI

How does Kipling use foreshadowing to build suspense throughout the story in “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi?”

Foreshadowing is a literary technique that authors use that hints at what is going to come later. Foreshadowing builds suspense because readers have a sense that something is going to happen, but…

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