# Why do leaders in developing countries fear the loss of folk culture?

**FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER**

**Why did the family in First They Killed My Father have to leave their home suddenly?**

In First They Killed My Father, Loung Ung says that she and her family had to suddenly leave their home because soldiers raided Phnom Penh. Ung’s father was an official with the government, so his…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**Why do leaders in developing countries fear the loss of folk culture?**

There are different reasons for this and different leaders can fear this loss for different reasons. Here are two possibilities: If the leaders are only concerned with their own power, they may…

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**LANGSTON HUGHES**

**Would you consider “Theme for English B” by Langston Hughes a bildungsroman?**

A bildungsroman is a novel that concentrates on the development or education of a central character. Since “Theme for English B” is a poem, not a novel, it would not be considered a…

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**MATH**

**Solve the inequality 10 l 10n – 8 l < 80**

Given the inequality 10 l 10n – 8 l < 80. We need to find all possible values of n. First, we will solve the same way we solve the equality. Let us divide by 10. ==> l 10n -8 l < 8 Now we…

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**MATH**

**Write in scientific notation: 1.18 *10^-4 / 3*10^0 + 2*10^-3/10^-5**

Given the expression E=1.18 *10^-4 / 3*10^0 + 2*10^-3/10^-5. We need to rewrite into the scientific notation. Then we will rewrite into the form (a.bc)*10^d. Let us simplify the expression….

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**MATH**

**How to simplify 200m^4 + 80m^3 + 8m^2?**

Given the expression E = 200m^4 + 80m^3 + 8m^2. We need to simplify as mush as possible. First we will need to factor all terms is order to find a common factor. Let us factor each term. 200m^4 =…

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**MATH**

**Simplify the following:30uv + 30u + 36u^2 + 25v .**

Given the expression E = 30uv + 30u + 36u^2 + 25v. We need to simplify the expression. First we will rearrange the terms. ==> E = (30uv + 25v) + (30u + 36u^2). Now we will factor 5v from the…

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**MATH**

**Find the values of m for -3 + sqrt(m+59) = m.**

Given the equation -3 + sqrt(m+ 59) = m. We need to find the values of m. Let us solve. -3 + sqrt(m+59) = m We will add 3 to both sides. ==> sqrt(59 + m) = m+3. Now we will square both sides….

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**MATH**

**Find a if the distance between (6.2) and (0,a) is 10 units**

Given the distance between the points (0, 6) and ( 2,a) is 10 units. We will use the distance between two points formula to solve. We know that: D (AB) = sqrt[ ( xA-xB)^2 + ( yA-yB)^2 ]. Then, we…

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**MATH**

**Find the value of n if n/3 – 1/3n = 1/n**

Let the equation be n/3 – 1/3n = 1/n To solve, we will try and get rid of the denominator by multiplying by the factor. Multiply by 3n. ==> 3n(n/3) – 3n(1/3n) = 3n(1/n) ==> n^2 – 1 = 3. Now…

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**MATH**

**What is m is 1/m^2 = 1/m – 1/2**

Given the equation 1/m^2 = 1/m – 1/2. We need to find the values of m that satisfies the equation. Let us get rid of the denominator by multiplying by 2m^2. ==> 2m^2(1/m^2) = 2m^2(1/m) -…

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**MATH**

**The difference of 2 numbers is 3. The sum is 13. What are the numbers?**

Let the numbers be x and y. Given the difference between the numbers is 3. ==> x – y = 3………..(1) Also, given the sum of the numbers is 13. ==> x + y = 13……………(2) Now we have a…

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**MATH**

**The sum of the digits of a 2-digit number is 7. reversing the digit increase the number by 9….**

Let the numbers be xy = a Then the reverse number will be yx = b. Given the sum of the digits = 7 ==> x + y = 7 ==> y= 7-x………….(1). ==> b-a = 9 ==> (7-x)x – x(7-x) = 9 ==>…

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**ANNE BRADSTREET**

**As we know, some consider Anne Bradstreet as an early feminist. Are there any feministic elements…**

The main element of feminism in Anne Bradstreet’s poetry is the fact that she dared to write it at all! In her time, a time influenced by deep and profound Puritan beliefs and limitations, a…

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**MATH**

**What is the equation of the line (in y=mx+b form) that passes through (-3,1) and is perpendicular…**

We need to find the line in the form (y= mx + b). Given the point (-3, 1) passes through the line. The, we will write the line equation in the slope form. ==> y- y1= m (x-x1) where (x1,y1) is…

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**THE CAY**

**In the book, The Cay, what are Phillip’s and Timothy’s character traits?**

Phillip Enright is a young man living with his parents during World War II in Curacao, an island in the Dutch West Indies. He lives a somewhat privileged life, since his father holds an important…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**What is special about chapter 20? Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird**

Not only does Chapter 20 of To Kill a Mockingbird present Atticus Finch’s summation to the jury, it also presents a synopsis of many conflicts that exist in the society of the small town in Alabama…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**What’s the difference between a law and a code and which is more powerful?To Kill a Mockingbird…**

A law is a written dictate of a rule of conduct for members of a society. Certain punishments are assigned to the failure of an individual to follow a law, as well. A code is an unwritten set of…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**How does Atticus’s statement about “cheating a colored man” connect with the title To Kill a…**

Mockingbirds are absolutely innocent. There are other bird that may actually deserve to be killed for the pests that they become to humans. They steal seeds from fields and poop all over things….

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**Describe 3 conflicts in Act I of The Crucible.**

- Parris has numerous conflicts with others and his own sense of ego. For example, he is upset that he doesn’t get more money for a salary, and he fights with Proctor about that one. Then, he…

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**ILIAD**

**How can you explain Achilles character in accordance with the Illiad?**

Achilles is renowned as the demi-god character who is beautiful and brave. However, in spite of his god-like status, he seems to spend his time acting more as a child than a man. He withdraws from…

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**FAUST**

**What similarities do the characters of Faust and Peer Gynt have in Goethe’s Faust and Ibsen’s…**

Faust and Peer Gynt, in Goethe’s Faust and Ibsen’s Peer Gynt, are not alike in character traits though they are alike in some of their actions taken. Faust is an accomplished and respected…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**In Romeo and Juliet Act 1, according to Romeo why does he harbor this view of love?**

I am going to assume that your question concerns Act I, scene i, as Romeo and Benvolio are discussing why Romeo is moping about. Benvolio, just before Romeo’s entrance, has been discussing with…

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**1984**

**What date does the main character record in the book 1984?**

In this book, the most important instance in which Winston Smith records the date comes in the first chapter. This is the point at which Winston begins his diary. When Winston begins the diary,…

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**THE BIBLE**

**How does the Biblical Job from The Book of Job feel about his home or homeland?**

Though it is not directly stated in the text, a few things can certainly be inferred about how Job felt concerning his home and homeland. According to the Old Testament, Job was so blessed by God…

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**GOBLIN MARKET**

**Can you assist with information regarding a Psychological Perspective on “Goblin Market”?The…**

Christina Rossetti’s “Goblin Market” is a wonderful poem that can be approached through a variety of critical perspectives. The wikipedia link given below briefly discusses several approaches (see…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**As a hero, what is unconventional about Romeo in Romeo and Juliet?**

When you think about a conventional (or typical) hero, what qualities come to mind? I think of brave, physically attractive, selfless or in some way sacrificial of himself for others, someone who…

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**MACBETH**

**In the play Macbeth,what ideas does Shakespeare develop regarding dilemmas?**

The play Macbeth is wrought with dilemmas and these cause characters to have serious internal conflicts. For example, early in the play, Macbeth is faced with the dilemma over whether or not to…

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**ALAS, BABYLON**

**Who did Randy slap in Alas, Babylon?**

In chapter five, Randy slaps Jennings, the manager of the Riverside Inn in Fort Repose, where Dan Gunn kept a room. Randy goes there to find Dan on the day of the blast because he wants the…

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**SIR PHILIP SIDNEY**

**What is the meaning of the 8th line in “My True-love Hath My Heart” by Sir Philip Sidney?**

In this poem, a female speaker describes the intense bond she feels with and for a beloved male. The poem reiterates the basic idea that the lovers have exchanged hearts: she possesses his heart…

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**HISTORY**

**Compare and contrast the significance of 1789 for the US and France.1789**

I would say that 1789 marked a turning point in the political history of both the United States and France. However, the turning point for the United States led to stability while the turning…

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**MATH**

**Find dy/dx by implicit differentiation. x^2-5xy+3y^2=7.**

We are given the equation x^2-5xy+3y^2=7 and we have to find dy/dx. Differentiating each term of x^2 – 5xy + 3y^2 = 7 with respect to x, we get 2x – 5x(dy/dx)- 5y + 6y(dy/dx) = 0 taking the terms…

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**THE GLASS MENAGERIE**

**How do we know that the boy in the yearbook was important to Laura?The Glass Menagerie.**

After being pressed and pressured by her mother with the topic of the gentlemen callers, Laura finally confided in her mother that she had always liked someone whom she deems to be some form of…

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**MATH**

**Find the equation of the tangent line at the given t if x = 5cost, y =3sint at t=pi/4**

We have x = 5cos t, y = 3sin t. x = 5cos t dx/dt = -5sin t y = 3sin t dy/dt = 3cos t Therefore dy/dx = (-3cos t / 5sin t) At t = pi/4 dy/dx = -3/5 Also, x = 5cos t = 5/sqrt 2 y = 3sin t = 3/sqrt 2…

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**THE CATCHER IN THE RYE**

**What is the relationship between the cliff and the carousel in The Catcher in the Rye?**

In The Catcher in the Rye, the cliff and the carousel both speak to the theme of the loss of innocence that is developed in the novel. Near the end of the book, Holden and Phoebe go to the park,…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**I’m in need of some helpful insight into comparing and contrasting Hamlet and Romeo & Juliet.I’m…**

I believe that the most helpful thing to do is to give you a process that will lead you from where you are now to an outline for creating an essay comparing and contrasting Romeo and Juliet and…

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**MATH**

**Using the definition of derivative find the derivative of y=(2x+4)^1/2**

y= (2x+4)^1/2 Using the definition of the derivative, we need to find f'(x). We know that: f'(x) = lim ( f(x+h) – f(x) / h h –> 0. Let us substitute: f(x) = (2x+4)^1/2. f(x+h) = (2(x+h) +…

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**MATH**

**Find the derivative of x^2+6x+10 using the first principle .**

To find the derivative of x^2+6x+10 by first principle. Let y = f(x)= x^2+6x+10. Then dy/dx = lt {f(+h)-f(x0}/h as h–> 0. Therefore , dy/dx = lt {(x+h)^2+6(x+h)+10 – (x^2+6x+10)}/h as h–>…

**SCIENCE**

**Discuss “cancer” in terms of cell cycle regulation and the health of both humans and animals?**

Cancer is, by definition, a type of disease in which cells are growing out of control and basically unregulated by the normal cell cycle. Normally cells die and are cycled out through various…

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**MATH**

**Integrate the function (3-5x)*cos4x.**

One of the techniques for evaluating integrals is integration by parts. We’ll express the formula of integration by parts using differentials: Int u dv = u*v – Int v du We’ll put u = 3 – 5x We’ll…

**THE BIG SLEEP**

**In Raymond Chandler’s The Big Sleep, is the greenhouse at General Sternwood’s home symbolic?**

In Raymond Chandler’s story, The Big Sleep, the main character is Christopher Marlowe. He visits General Sternwood’s home because the older gentleman is being blackmailed. Sternwood needs the…

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**PHILOSOPHY**

**Discuss the philosophical question “Are we free or determined?” in reference to Kant and…**

The concept of free will or determination is a challenging one in the literature to address. I think that it requires adopting an understanding of the dimensions of each side and the specific…

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**ROMEO AND JULIET**

**What does the Nurse do to betray Juliet in Romeo and Juliet?**

In Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, the Nurse, who has been so dedicated to Juliet and so supportive of Romeo in the past, urges Juliet to leave Romeo, and in doing so, loses Juliet’s…

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**TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD**

**How effective is Harper Lee’s use of Scout as narrator of the Southern Gothic novel To Kill a…**

In my opinion, Harper Lee’s use of Scout as narrator of this story is clever and exceptionally effective. Because Scout, as a child, is an innocent, her recognition of evils and moral wrongdoings…

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**THE TELL-TALE HEART**

**In “The Tell-Tale Heart,” how does the tension increase and decrease throughout the story, and why?**

To be honest I don’t think there is much decreasing in tension in this short story – it gradually raises the tension until it reaches fever pitch at the very end as the narrator declares himself…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**What means does Eliot employ to inform us about the various characters in Silas Marner?**

The style of the narrative in Silas Marneris very similar to that employed by the narrator of a fairy tale. You have a clear beginning, middle, and end of each of the character’s stories, and you…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**Describe the social structure of the community in Silas Marner.**

The clearest information we are given about the social structure of Raveloe in this fascinating novel is in Chapter Three, which introduces us to the “head” of Raveloe. Of course, as with any…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**Up to this time in Silas Marner, how long has Silas lived in Raveloe?**

On Chapter 1, part 1, we are given a good description of Silas Marner, and this is also the part when we find out that he had been living in Raveloe for 15 years as of that point in the story. The…

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**SILAS MARNER**

**What is revealed about Silas’ nature by the brown pot incident in Silas Marner?**

The brown pot incident basically demonstrated that Silas had not lost entirely all his capacity to feel affection of some sort even after the situation that we went through with William Dane. When…

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**A TALE OF TWO CITIES**

**Who is the person who dirties Jerry Cruncher’s shoes?It is taken from A Tale Of Two Cities by…**

In Book the Second, Chapter One, Dickens writes, After hailing the morn with this second salutation, he threw a boot at the woman as a third. It was a very muddy boot, and may introduce the odd…