Why do textbooks have so many pictures? no

# Why do textbooks have so many pictures? no

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Is Freud’s theory of the Oedipus complex (with respect to either the girl or the boy) a valid…

In my opinion, this theory is completely unprovable and there is, therefore, no way to know whether it is a valid concept. It does seem likely to me that most small boys become sexually interested…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why do textbooks have so many pictures? no

In the past two decades or so, there have come to be more and more pictures included in textbooks from all grade levels and in all subjects (at least in the United States). This has happened for…

• JASMINE

What is the summary of Jasmine, by Bharati Mukherjee?

The novel, Jasmine, by Indian author Bharati Mukherjee, tells the story of an impoverished woman who moves to America only to find conflict and hardship as she undergoes personal transformations as…

• MATH

Are decimals and fractions classified under integers?

Integers are only whole numbers and include both positive as well as negative whole numbers and 0. An integer cannot not have a decimal or a fractional part. The set of integers is {… −2, −1,…

Compare and contrast globalization and regionalization.

Since you have put this in the Business group, I assume that you are talking about these terms from an economic point of view. From that point of view, globalization is the process of making the…

• MATH

sinx*sin2x-cosx*cos2x>sin6x find x

We have to determine x given that: sin x * sin 2x – cos x * cos 2x > sin 6x We know that cos (a – b) = cos a * cos b – sin a * sin b => – cos ( 2x + x) > sin 6x => -cos 3x > sin 6x…

• HAMLET

This is a rather broad question! A soliloquy is a speech or monologue that a character gives when no one is listening but the audience. In the case of Hamlet, one soliloquy is given when he thinks…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

From To Kill a Mockingbird, what does this mean? “John looked at him as if he were a three-legged…

This is not a common expression in the United States as far as I know. It may have been a more common phrase in the 1960s when it was published or in the 1930s when the story was set. It is a more…

• DEJECTION

Discuss the title of “Dejection: an Ode.”

The speaker in the poem feels a general dejection which is probably the combination of despair or depression (cause unknown) mixed with a weakened creativity or writer’s block. The speaker seeks…

• THE RAPE OF THE LOCK

What is the role of supernatural machinery in The Rape Of The Lock?

The role of supernatural machinery in this mock epic is key. The chief sprite, Ariel, is presented as the commander of the sylphs and other faeries who are trying to work hard to protect Belinda…

• MATH

find the real, linear, quadratic and irreducible factors of x^5 – 32

x^5-32. We have to factorise this. Solution: Let f(x) = x^5- 32. Put x= 2 in f(x) = x^5- 32. f(2) = 2^5 – 32 = 32-32 = 0. So by remainder theorem, (x-2) is a factor of x^5-32. We know that…

What can be done to eliminate the problems of measuring national income in developing countries?

The only real way to eliminate the problems of measuring national income in developing countries is for those countries to do a better job of making sure that all of the transactions in their…

• THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE

Please comment critically on literary terms in “The Lake Isle of Innisfree.”

Your original question asked more than one question, which is against enotes regulations, so I have had to edit it to focus on just one poem. Please remember that you are not allowed to ask…

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

what are the writing techniques used in the merchant of venice?

the writing techniques are: verse(poetry) and prose(the way we speak normally). We break all of this down in the paragraphs that follow, but here’s one thing to remember about Shakespeare’s…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Discuss how you have been politically socialized in your life, or think you have been…

As with most people, much of my socialization came from my parents. They were the ones who first taught me what sort of behaviors were expected of someone in my society. They were even more…

• THE TRIUMPH OF LIFE

In P.B. Shelley’s poem “The Triumph of Life,” explain the similes in lines 290-324.

In Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “The Triumph of Life,” there are several similes used. Around line 290, Shelley writes about the Church rising “like shadows” between man and God. I take this to mean that…

• REFERENCE

Indexing improve our search efficiently but slow down data manipulation operations why? Justify…

The use of the Index is to speed up access data. The index creation is an overhead for all operations that add new records to that table. If you have a Read Only Table an Index is 100% positive….

• HISTORY

What are some examples from Dr. King’s speech that showed the ideas of the Declaration of…

I am assuming that you are asking about the “I Have A Dream” speech and that you are referring to the part of the Declaration of Independence that talks about all “men” being created equal. I have…

• THE TRIUMPH OF LIFE

In P.B. Shelley’s poem, “The Triumph of Time,” explain similes used in lines 248-291.

In Shelley’s “The Triumph of Life,” lines 248 to 291, there are only a few “similes.” You may recall that a simile, defined by Dr. L. Kip Wheeler, is: …an analogy or comparison implied by using…

• THE TRIUMPH OF LIFE

In P.B. Shelley’s poem, “The Triumph of Life,” please provide the meaning for lines 211-247.

[Poetry is, like all art, something that takes on new life in the face of each person who interacts with it, based on each individual’s life experiences. There are many ways to interpret art,…

• PABLO NERUDA

Can you suggest any theme of the poem “The Saddest Poem” by Pablo Neruda?Something like “love is…

I think this poem is more about the impermanence of Earthly things than it is about love being irreplaceable. The main theme is that while the concept of love seems infinite, love between people is…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why is knowledge about human biological evolution important to social sciences like cultural…

One of the goals of social sciences such as cultural anthropology is to understand why societies have the customs that they do. For example, one might ask why it is that human cultures often tend…

• WASHINGTON IRVING

How has Washington Irving influenced American Romanticism?

When we think of Washington Irving, what stands out most of all is what he accomplished in his short stories. Above all what he did was help America develop a distinctive and unique literary voice…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What effect do you think the need to pay for a lawyer has upon the desire to achieve “equal…

I would not say that the need to pay for a lawyer has any effect on the desire to achieve equal justice under the law. However, it clearly does have an impact on people’s ability to get equal…

• HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS

What is the connection that Isabel Allende had with Salvador Allende? How is he represented in…

Isabel Allende is the niece of Salvador Allende, who was President of Chile from 1970 to 1973 when he was deposed by a military coup. Allende was the head of the so-called coalition of “Popular…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, does Scout apply or reject Atticus’ definition of compromise ,and what…

In chapter 3, Atticus sets up a compromise with Scout about reading. The teacher (Miss Caroline) does not want a parent to teach Scout; however, since Scout enjoys reading with her father every…

• HISTORY

In the French and Indian war, what actions did William Pitt take to turn the tide of the war?

The French and Indian War was not going well for the British prior to William Pitt. There were severe losses being endured by the English. Most notably, the loss suffered by well respected…

• MACBETH

In the Old Man’s Dialogue in Act II, scene iv in Macbeth, what symbolizes King Duncan?

The old man states, “On Tuesday last/A falcon, tow’ring in her pride of place,/Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed.” The falcon is King Duncan, and the owl is Macbeth. Within this dialogue,…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does social status influence characters’ thoughts, actions and subsequent events in To Kill a…

In the South of the 1930s, a contempt for “Negroes” was universal among all classes of whites; thus, this racial hatred elevated the lower class whites to membership with the higher classes. This…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

In To Kill a Mockingbird, how does Atticus influence Scout’s and Jem’s lives?

Atticus influences his children’s lives every day through his words, but more significantly, through his actions and the example he sets for them. His primary influence is observed in how he shapes…

• LAW AND POLITICS

What is the requirement for a conviction under the federal RICO law?

The Federal RICO statute, which stands for Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, was primarily designed to target organized crime (mafia) activities, but especially with the drug…

• CINEMA

In Capra’s Prelude to War, who is John Q. Public?

John Q. Public is the name given to the “ordinary citizen.” In order to bring out their commonness, the term “John Q. Public” is employed. In Capra’s work, John Q. Public is the reason why…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Name one of the criticisms of Freud’s theory of the Oedipus complex

One critique of Freud’s theory of the Oedipus complex is that it cannot truly be tested. This critique holds that it is impossible to prove that conflicts between children and their parents…

• MISSING MAY

What is the most important event that happened in the rising action of Missing May?

The most important event in the rising action of Missing May is when Ob does not wake Summer up for school. Summer thinks that May’s spirit might be watching over them, and Ob thinks he has felt…

• FRANKENSTEIN

How does Waldman influence and inspire Victor Frankenstein on his quest for knowledge in…

Waldman encourages Frankenstein in a variety of ways. First of all, after a rigid approach from M. Krempe, Waldman encourages Victor to embrace the thing of this world that are unknown, after all…

• MATH

Denominators with no common factorsGive example

When we need to do an operation on two rational numbers, first we need to have a common denominator. If the ddenominators are not the same, then we will have to multiply the denominators by each…

• RABINDRANATH TAGORE

What are the unusual features of The Postmaster by Rabindranath Tagore?

I think that there are many unusual features of Tagore’s short story. These help to contribute to its greatness. One such feature is the ending. Tagore manages to make the reader feel a sense of…

• CHEMISTRY

Reactivity with water of chlorine, iodine and fluorineReactivity with water of chlorine, iodine…

Iodine doesn’t react with water. The reaction of chlorine with water: Cl2 + H2O -> HCl + HClO The products resulted from dissolved chlorine: hydrochloric acid (HCl ) and hypochlorous acid…

• HISTORY

Why did European exploration not result in the improvement of the native people?

European exploration did not help the people that the Europeans came into contact with because it was not meant to help them. The Europeans did not really intend to “civilize” the people they met….

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Cognitive Psychology and Abnormal PsychologyExplain how each of these Psychological approaches…

I don’t think that you can really contrast these two — they are not trying to explain the same thing. Cognitive psychology is trying to explain all human behavior. It argues that people’s…

• THE OUTSIDERS

In The Outsiders, why does Ponyboy feel that the gang cannot survive if Johnny were to die?It’s…

This is an excellent question. Of course, as you are aware, this quote comes in Chapter Eight, when Ponyboy is basically having to confront Johnny’s inevitable death. This is indicated by the…

• MATH

What does it mean zeroes of polynomial?What does it mean zeroes of polynomial?

The zeroes of a polynomial are simply those values of the variables where the polynomial as a whole equals zero. So, in other words, to find the zeroes of a polynomial, you have to set the whole…

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How are To Kill a Mockingbird and The Glass Menagerie similar in regard to the theme of family?

Finding comparisons between these two works is an interesting proposition, considering how inherently different they are. In reference to family, these similarities might be relevant. 1. Each…

• SCIENCE

MintExplain why mint is good for digestyve system and for respiratory conditions.

Mint has been traditionally used in India, Europe and the middle East as a remedy for stomach upset. It has been known to help with symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. Its perillyl alchohol, has…

• SCIENCE

SpinachDescribe what are the mineral salts, vitamins and amino-acids found in spinach .

There are many of these that are generally found in spinach. For example, spinach has a great deal of Vitamin A. It also has Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Vitamin K. It also contains such nutrients as…

• CHEMISTRY

Nitric acid and reactions with non metalsNitric acid and reactions with non metals.

The reaction of nitric acid with non metals is strong. Sometimes this reaction could be explosive. If the nitric acid is concentrated, after reaction is arising the chemical compound called…

What is the story or basis of the first book of Paradise Lost?I’m reading up to line 270 for…

I am sorry you are struggling so much! Yet if you have as little religious background as you say you do, this epic poem is going to be hard work in terms of grasping all of the allusions. Centrally…

• GEOLOGY

ResiniteI’ve heard about “blue amber”. There is such athing like blue amber?

but define to us one trait, show us one lineament, clear in awful differin online. sincerity; we may gasp in untold terror, but with that gasp we drink buy isoptin online.

• MATH

Complex logarithmDescribe log z.

Given that z is a complex number, then we will rewrite into the complex form z= a + bi We know that the absolute values of z is given by: lzl = sqrt(a^2 + b^2) Then we will write the log of a…