Why did Timothy slap Phillip?

# Why did Timothy slap Phillip?

• THE CAY

Why did Timothy slap Phillip?

As the narrator of the story, Phillip Enright had already admitted a dislike of the black West Indians who inhabited Curacao. This attitude was probably influenced by his mother, a native of…

• LITERATURE

Can anyone suggest novels from different writers for me to read?please answer it as i m in need.

If you are looking for recommendations, I have a few: Tom Clancy – Pretty famous at this point, several of his books were made into pretty good movies, but the books are still far better. If you…

• MATH

solve x : x^4 -4x^2 -32 = 0

x^4 – 4x^2 – 32 = 0 Let us assume that x^2 = y ==> y^2 – 4y -32 = 0 Now we can factorize: ==> (y-8)(y+4) ==> y1= 8 => 8= x1^2 ==> x1= +-sqrt8 = +-2sqrt2 ==> y2= -4 ==: -4 = x^2…

• MATH

A bike is on sale for \$125 after 15% reduction. How much was it before the sale?

The correct answer to this question is that the bike cost \$147.05 before the price was marked down. The bike’s price right now is 125. That is a 15% reduction. That means that 125 is 85% of the…

• LIFE OF PI

How does Pi Patel from Life of Pi contrast with Macbeth from Shakespeare’s Macbeth?

First of all, Pi isn’t a scheming, murderous man out to garner as much power and status as he possibly can, even if it means murdering someone. So, there is that. Another difference is that Pi…

• GRAMMAR

Complete the sentence so that the meaning of the italicized abstract word is made more…

We first played pin-the-tail-on the donkey, which featured lots of absurd places for the tail (like the tip of little Fredrick’s freckled nose) and plenty of squealing and belly laughs. Then, Mrs….

• MATH

What is the height of the cube whose volume is 2 sqrt 2?

In a cube , we know that : height= width = length Also, we know that the volume for the cube = width*height*length = side^3 ==> V= s^3 ==> 2sqrt2 = s^3 But 2= sqrt2*sqrt2 ==>…

• MATH

If two six-sided dice are rolled , find the probability of getting a total of 8.

When rolling two dice. possible outcomes are: (1,1)(1,2)…..(1,6) (2,1)(2,2)…..(2,6) .. .. (6,1)(6,2)….(6,6) Then the total possible outcomes is 36 Now, possible outcomes for a totatl of 8…

• MATH

log x + log 4 = 2 find x

log x + log 4 = 2 We know that : log x + log y = log x*y ==> log 4x = 2 ==> 4x = 10^2 ==> 4x = 100 ==> x= 100/4 ==> x= 25

• STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING

Stopping BY Woods On A Snowy EveningCan anyone explain me this poem and point out the literary…

Please go to this link on eNotes: http://www.enotes.com/stopping-by-woods-snowy-evening/style It specifically discusses the poem’s rhyme scheme and other literary devices. You will also find…

• MATH

if sinx = 0.24 find : cosx, tanx, and secx

sinx = 0.24 We know that: sin^2 x + cos^2 x = 1 ==> (0.24)^2 + cos^2 x = 1 ==> 0.0576 + cos^2 x = 1 ==> cos^2 x = 1-0.0576 ==> cos^2 x = 0.9492 ==> cosx = 0.97 (approx.) Also, tanx =…

• HISTORY

Can you help me write a summary paragraph on Wilfrid Laurier, the Prime Minister of Canada?

Sir Henri-Charles-Wilfrid Laurier (1841-1919) was the seventh Prime Minister of Canada and the first francophone (native French-speaking). He served as prime minister from 1896 to 1911 and became…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

What is importance of love in your life?What is importance of love in your life?

In my opinion, love is absolutely essential for us to have a happy life. It is certainly that way for me. I need to have the love of my wife and my children in order to be happy. I have been with…

• ANIMAL FARM

What message does George Orwell portray when it comes to the equality of the animals on Manor Farm?

One of the messages he portrays, as he satirizes the rise to power of Joseph Stalin, is the message that almost every leader is interested mostly in making their own life better, consolidating…

• ANIMAL FARM

Two distinct leaders emerge in the novel: Snowball and Napolean. Compare and contrast their…

I will take a look at the first part of the question. The main difference between the two leaders is that Snowball is very rational and has a number of good ideas that will lead to the animals…

• HAMLET

Explain whether Hamlet is actually sane, or whether he feigns madness.plzz help me out!! this…

Well, you’ve managed to ask a question that no one has a definitive answer to but one that is debated hotly by folks on both sides. Some argue that Hamlet is in fact completely insane. He cannot…

• THE DEVIL’S ARITHMETIC

How does Chaya prove herself a hero?

Chaya is a hero in many ways. She takes care of Tzipporah, the young daughter of the butcher and tries to comfort her. She cares for the child who is not her own until that child dies. Chaya, in…

• MACBETH

In Macbeth, what is ironic about the Witches’ second predictions?(Macbeth shouldn’t fear anyone…

Both of these predictions are ambiguous. Macbeth interprets them as positive omens, believing that everyone is born of woman and that no forest can move up a hill. The witches, however, are…

• THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn what are four key passages Huck makes an important decision…

One passage comes after Huck pulled the prank on the lifeboat where he became separated from Jim and tried to make Jim believe that he had just dreamt the entire scary episode in the fog. It was a…

• LITERATURE

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wats he common theme in the novels of chetan bhagat

• GREAT EXPECTATIONS

In Chapter 19, what point is Dickens making with Mr. Trabb? Please include textual support.

In this chapter, Pip has just learned of his mysterious benefactor, and he visits Mr. Trabb, who is a tailor, to get a proper suit of clothes ready. When Pip enters the shop, Trabb is eating. When…

• LORD OF THE FLIES

Ralph is initially voted as the leader of the boys but overtime he loses this power as the boys…

Though Ralph desperately wants to be a leader, he isn’t able to feel the pulse of the boys on the island the way Jack is. Jack takes advantage of the fact that the boys are scared, that they want…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Who is better father and explain why: Atticus in To Kill a Mockingbird or Lord Capulet in Romeo…

Gotta go with Atticus on this one. Part of it is simply the structure of the two stories, we don’t really know very much about Lord Capulet, so it is difficult to hold him up against a guy like…

• ESSAY LAB

What should be a good thesis for the following essay topic of A Streetcar Named Desire? Explain…

Remember that a thesis to a five-paragraph essay has a general statement followed by three opinions which are supported with reasons and textual evidence. Thus, in the thesis on Blanche duBois’s…

• HISTORY

Under what kinds of conditions does technology develop and how and why did technology development…

The whole book is really all about this question, so it’s hard to boil it down right here. However, I think that it is important to understand that Diamond talks about how technology develops…

• SULA

What are the similarities between Sula Peace (Book: Sula) and Pecola Breedlove (Book: The Bluest…

The major similarity between Sula Peace from Sula and Pecola Breedlove from The Bluest Eye is that they are both outcasts in their communities. Sula does not follow the rules of the Bottom, and…

• THE GREAT GATSBY

How is the “American Dream” defined in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby?

Your question is a tad confusing… here goes: The idea of the “American Dream” is often centered around money but many would argue that the real heart of it is the opportunity to re-invent…

• MOBY DICK

Moby Dick reflected the dark side of human ambition with relentless pursuit white whale by…

Moby Dick was written by Herman Melville in 1851. I think a good analogy at the time in the U.S. would be the idea of Manifest Destiny. Manifest Destiny was the idea that it was inevitable, no…

• MATH
1. determine the cubic roots of 8(cos120 + jsin120) 2. solve for x & y if y(j2-2) – x(j4…
2. It’s easiest to find the cubic root of 8(cos120 + jsin120) if we convert it into polar form (via euler’s rule). We need to use radians, not degrees for this: 120o = 2pi/3 rad 8(cos120 + jsin120)…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What are the qualities and qualifications required to be a translator at the UN?Very important…

To be a translator at the UN, you have to have what some call hyperfluency in a language they need. That is, you not only speak like a native, with a native accent or accents, but you understand…

• ODE ON A GRECIAN URN

What is rhyme scheme of the following from “Ode on a Grecian Urn”? When old age shall this…

Do you mean the meter of this verse instead? You need more lines of the poem before you can determine the rhyme scheme, which involves listening to the sound of the last syllable in each line. For…

• JOHN DONNE

DONNE is famous for his imaginative flights from the material to the spiritual spheres for which…

Actually, it was Samuel Johnson who coined the phrase “metaphysical” in reference to John Donne’s poetry. Dryden used the word “metaphysics” to describe, what he thought, Donne’s over-intellectual…

• GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

This quotation contains a figure of speech. What are the exact words that make up the figure….

This quotation is a metaphor. It is a metaphor because it compares “your” genius to a boat that is hoisting its sails. This is a metaphor and not a simile because of the way in which it makes the…

• HISTORY

How has the hatred generated by the Arab refugees been politically exploited and how has it…

Both hatred and fear have been exploited politically for half a century or more between these two peoples by their elected leaders and by the armed extremist groups in each camp. The main tactic,…

• GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

What are the exact words that make up the figure. Also, is it a simile metaphor, or a…

Several possibilities. The hare running races in HER mirth could be personification, because the use of the pronoun “her” implies human qualities, which the hare does not have, being an animal. So,…

• HISTORY

How did the Cuban Missile Crisis lead to better relations between the United States and the…

To the extent that the Cuban Missile Crisis actually led to better relations between the United States and the Soviet Union, it was because both sides were alarmed by how close they had gotten to…

• POETRY

Below contains a figure of speech. Type the exact words that make up the figure. Then type s for…

When there is a comparison using the words “like” or “as” then you have a simile. In this case, the man is being compared to the cloud using the word “as”, so it is simile. But, there is a little…

• GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

Below contains a figure of speech. Type the exact words that make up the figure. Then type s for…

Here is your phrase that contains the figure of speech you must determine: “… to take arms against a sea of troubles, and, by opposing end them.” This one is really quite simple, if you remember…

• JULIUS CAESAR

In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, why did Brutus ask Cassius for money to pay the soldiers?Brutus…

It is interesting to note that the whole quarrel between Cassius and Brutus comes down to the question of money. They may talk about honor and about who loves who, but it’s really all about money….

• POETRY

Below contains a figure of speech. Type the exact words that make up the figure. Then type s for…

Hmmmmmmm……….might this be your homework assignment? Perhaps I can help you better by giving you an explanation of these figures of speech, and then you can choose the proper labels yourself….

• HAMLET

Kenneth Branagh’s film adaptation of Hamlet is epic; how is this seen in the style of the film?

Your premise that Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Hamlet is an epic must be proven; an examination of the film will determine whether your premise is true. Though the movie does not meet the…

• HAMLET

While Olivier plays Hamlet as a man who cannot make up his mind, how does Mel Gibson play…

For me, one of the most striking things about Gibson’s portrayal of Hamlet is how angry this Hamlet is. In the end of the ghost scene, Olivier is left nearly paralzyed — actually laying out on…

• HAMLET

How does Olivier’s film handle Hamlet’s “To be or not to be” soliloquy? What is the…

Olivier’s Hamlet seems to be in a mental fog throughout the whole speech. That’s no doubt why it was filmed in fog high above an angry sea. Moreover, he acts at least half asleep and rather…

• HAMLET

What is the “problem” in the play that has led to heated debate during the following centuries?

Ahhh. The “problem” is none other than Hamlet’s delay. By that critics of Hamlet are referring to the length of time it took Hamlet after being given and agreeing to the charge of vengeance by his…

• HAMLET

What makes Hamlet “the first true tragedy of character?” (Brode)

Hamlet is a “tragedy of character” because he completely fails any time character is needed. He cannot stand up to the person who murdered his father, he is a coward, he uses women and generally…

• SCIENCE

What’s the composition of the lining of the stomach?

So if you took a section of your intestines and widened it into a sack like structure, it would be very close to what your stomach is like. The lining is pretty unique as far as anatomy goes when…

• THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D.

According to James Boswell, what was his plan in recording the life of Samuel Johnson in the…

An amazingly new idea at the time, James Boswell wished to create what he called a “Flemish Portrait” of Samuel Johnson. This simply means that Boswell wanted to show the distinct personality of…

• SPEECH AND DRAMA TEACHERS

I have to write a speech that should go for a max. of 3 mins, and my topic is on ‘The job of my…

I certainly think that you have an ambitious approach to the speech. I would be mindful of the collection of personal narratives in the speech format because three minutes is not a great deal of…

• THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY

What are the most significant differences of that time and contemporary America? PLEASE if you…

The Devil in the White City tells a story which happened more than a century ago, so there are some obvious differences between America then and now. Three of them are most significant, it seems…