Why does Ponyboy say you can’t ever win against the Socs?no

Why does Ponyboy say you can’t ever win against the Socs?no

  • THE OUTSIDERS

Why does Ponyboy say you can’t ever win against the Socs?no

When Ponyboy says this, he does not mean it in the sense that you can never physically win a fight against them. He is not saying that you can’t beat up one of the Socs. What he is saying is that…

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  • SCIENCE

I have to do a project for my chemistry class about copper and I was wondering if the Statue of…

The exterior covering of the Statue of Liberty is made out of copper and it is 3/32 of an inch thick. This is approximately the same thickness as two pennies placed side by side. The Statue of…

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  • KAFFIR BOY: THE TRUE STORY OF A BLACK YOUTH’S COMING OF AGE IN APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA

What is the author’s tone in Kaffir Boy, and how does he use language to achieve a specific tone?…

In Kaffir Boy, the author Mark Mathabane describes his experiences coming of age in apartheid South Africa. The tone of the book ranges from fearful and angry to hopeful and determined. Through…

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  • ARTS

does “love the way you lie” by rihanna and eminem have figurative language…and where at..how…

The song has multiple examples of metaphors and similes. Remember that similes are comparisons of two unlike things using words such as like, as, resembles, similar to, etc. An example would be a…

  • CINEMA

What meaning is Hitchcock trying to portray in ‘Aborgast’ killing scene Psycho film?

I think that Hitchcock wants to bring out the truly horrific side of Norman Bates’ schizophrenia. The killing of Arbogast is shown to be quite awful. The stabbing down the staircase, and the…

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  • THE TELL-TALE HEART

How are symbols and motifs used to create suspense and meaning in ”Tell-Tale Heart” and the…

Since both “The Tell-Tale Heart” and Hitchcock’s Psychoare Gothic in nature, there are dark and foreboding objects. One animal that is depicted in both stories is the large bird; in Poe’s tale,…

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  • CHEMISTRY

Write the balanced equation for the process when CuCl2 (aq) and Na2CO3(aq) are mixed

CuCl2 (aq) and Na2CO3(aq) CuCl2 (aq) + Na2CO3(aq) —> this solution would be a double replacement, in order to do this right you much know the charges of each element: Cu (+2) Cl(-1) (aq) + Na…

  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

How do the departments and agencies of the executive branch work to implement the law?

Generally, what the agencies in the executive branch do is take the laws and do two things. First, they make the laws more specific by writing rules that are based on the laws. Second, they…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

What constitutional authority does the president have in reference to the cabinet?

The Constitution actually says very little about the President’s cabinet (the word “cabinet” is not even used). All it does is sort of imply that the President has power. The most important…

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  • THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

What image of teenagers does this text portray?The Diary of Anne Frank

There is in the youthful spirit a pervading optimism that cannot be squelched, no matter the power of the opposing force. Anne Frank’s novel ends with a line that conveys this pervasive idealism:…

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  • HISTORY

I have to write about the influences for change has been incremental including women activist…

This is fairly broad. Leaving the Colonial period, I think that there are many examples from which you can choose. Women like Sojourner Truth, Lucretia Mott, as well as Elizabeth Cady Stanton or…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

Why is there a controversy about the method in which the president is elected?

There are a number of reasons for this, and so I am not really sure which you are talking about. I think that the most likely answer here is that the controversy has to do with the Electoral…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

How do i conclude my essay ?the full title is: how does shakespeare explore the concept of love…

Most of the time, your conclusion will reiterate your most important points. What points have you made? What do you want your reader to remember most? What would get your attention as a…

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  • HISTORY

Compare Nubia to Egypt using examples of geography,religion,social structure,etc.Please use at…

Nubia was a multicultural society with decentralized powers over distinct areas. The nation at one point in time had multiple warrior queens, while Egypt was more centralized and unified under a…

  • HISTORY

What were the educational opportunities for women during the colonial period?

During the colonial period, schooling opportunities for women were limited. Young girls might be allowed to attend classes in a one-room school house, with children of other ages. The boys would…

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  • HISTORY

What was the role of women during the colonial period?only tell me the role in general of women…

The role of women in the American colonies was not the same for all women at all times. Please follow the link for a good, in-depth discussion of this topic. Overall, though, the role of women was…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

Why is Thomas Putnam bitter?

At the beginning of the play, we are told that Thomas Putnam is angry that his brother-in-law was not chosen as the minister of Salem. Since Puritan society revolved around religion, the minister…

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  • THE LOVELY BONES

What significance do the glass bottles with ships inside have?

Susie and her father had made the ships in a bottle together, and they are a reminder to him of her death. Jack, Susie’s father, looks at the snow globes and the bottles with ships inside as…

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  • DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT

What kind of strategies does Dylan Thomas employ to affect the reader in his poem “Do Not Go…

In his villanelle, which normally has an idyllic sentiment, Thomas addresses his father in second person, urging him to reject conventionality, just as he reject the conventional form of the…

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  • THE SCARLET IBIS

How does the symbolism of either the broken vase of red flowers or the coffin support the theme…

It is clear from the very beginning of the story that the death of Doodle is long foreshadowed in the story. Although the story begins with the remembrance of the scarlet ibis visiting the family,…

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  • SCIENCE

Please give a distinction between a real and virtual image.

Real images are formed when light rays that originate from the object are refracted by the lens so that they focus at a point on the other side called an image location. Virtual images are formed…

  • MATH

total of 4543 patients were tested. total of 300 patients had cancer. 250 patients tested…

Let’s look at true positives first. They would be the patients who tested positive for cancer and actually did have cancer. 250 tested positive, but only 84% of them really had cancer. This…

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  • THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

Explain Montresor’s play on the word “mason” when Fortunato asked Montresor if he was a member of…

When Fortunato asks Montresor if he is a mason, Fortunato is referring to the secret society — the Masons — not to a person who literally works with brick and stone for a living. Fortunato is a…

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  • NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, AN AMERICAN SLAVE

During the period of his enslavement, did Frederick Douglass personify most slaves of his time?

I would say that, on the whole, Douglass’s experiences were not the same as those of the typical slave. They were surely similar in many ways, but there were important differences. The major…

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  • THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

In Their Eyes Were Watching God, how might the battle between the dog, Tea Cake, and Janie be…

This is an interesting question. There is no specific evidence in Their Eyes Were Watching God which points to this incident as being an obvious allegory of racism. After rereading the passage, I…

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  • ELECTRA

Tell briefly about Electra’s mother Clytemnestra.

Clytemnestra is a miserable, wretched, and intimidating woman who inflicts verbal and physical abuse on her family and servants. Electra is the only one who isn’t afraid of her. Clytemnestra’s…

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  • LITERATURE

In meteor by John Wyndham, the author has used two different styles of writing in the story ….

It gives the reader a sense of understanding from both points of view ,the humans as well as the aliens. Both their motives are known . Humans think they are the most superior beings on earth but…

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Write 5 social-economical problems of adolescence.

This is a question that depends a great deal on the socio-economic status of the teenagers because problems will vary from one class to another. However, generally, teenagers have socio-economic…

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  • THE FISH

In “The Fish” by Elizabeth Bishop, what attitude do the images of the rainbow of oil, the orange…

In Elizabeth Bishop’s “The Fish,” a meditative lyric, when the speaker of the poem sees that everything “is rainbow, rainbow,” she begins to notice the beauty of other things around her. This…

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  • THE WOMAN WARRIOR

Discuss the characterization of Brave Orchid in the excerpt from The Woman Warrior where she…

When writing about characterization, you should consider several things. Look at what the character says or does and ask yourself what this says about the character. What kind of person is Brave…

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  • SPEECH AND DRAMA TEACHERS

A middle school student give an oral presentation at his class. How can this student better…

In my opinion, all of these would be good ways for the student to evaluate his presentation. However, if you had to pick one, I would argue that the video would be the best way to evaluate the…

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  • NIGHT

What is the manner in which Moishe is treated by the Jews when he escaped an attempted…

By describing the Sighet Jews’ treatment of Moishe when he returns with his warning, Elie Wiesel demonstrates several truths about his fellow villagers. First, the Jews of Sighet refused to believe…

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  • TEACHERS

What benefit is the teacher trying to derive from this?(A Elm/Midd teacher) Prior to teaching…

If you are stating that the teacher gives the kids clues to remember the meaning of the word “genre” then the answer would be 1, because she is using context clues for kids to inder meaning and…

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  • HAMLET

Having a difficult time understanding Hamlet. Please help me get a better understanding of what…

First, I love this play. Not having taught it, maybe you don’t feel the same, but I’m glad to help. The play starts with the guards seeing Old Hamlet’s ghost on the battlements. Elizabethans…

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  • PHYSICS

A stone is thrown upwards from a cliff top with a velocity of 40 m/s. What is its hight above the…

The equation of motion of the stone vertically thrown up witha velocity of 40m/s is given by y = ut-(1/2)gt^2, where u is the initial velocity of and y is the vetical distance or height at any…

  • PHYSICS

A ball is thrown upwards from the ground with a velocity of 30 m/s. How long does it take to…

The initial velocity of the ball is 30 m/s when it is thrown up. Let us round off the acceleration due to gravity to 10 m/s^2 acting downwards. At its highest point its speed drops to 0. Let’s say…

  • MORNING GIRL

What is the main conflict in Morning Girl by M. Dorris?

Dorris’s novel, Morning Girl, tells us the story of two Taino siblings and their family living on a Bahamian island in 1492. The early waking girl and her younger brother waking through the night…

  • BELOVED

In Beloved, why does Sethe seem to “urinate endlessly” after seeing the girl on the stump?

This scene is one of intense symbolism. Beloved, the mysterious girl sitting on the stump, provides a connection for Sethe to the older woman’s dead daughter, who she killed in an attempt to…

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  • BELOVED

Why does the narrator keep mentioning the shadow of the three people holding hands at the…

The carnival scene appears to be a symbol of normalcy, and of family. Paul D. is in high spirits there, and his exuberance influences both Sethe and Denver; “no one, apparently, (was) able to…

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  • MACBETH

Act I Scene II, what traits does the bleeding soilder reveal about Macbeth?

You have asked multiple questions. I shall answer only the first one. The purpose of the bleeding solider is to give a picture of Macbeth, the warrior and battle commander to the audience even…

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  • MACBETH

How does Macbeth’s tyranny affect the entire Scottish nation?What lesson can be seen and applied…

Macbeth usurps kingship by killing the good old king Duncan. The Prince of Cumberland and the legitimate heir to the throne of Scotland, Malcolm, escapes to England thus allowing Macbeth to wear…

  • BELOVED

Please interpret the following quote from Paul D in Beloved.”For a used-to-be slave woman to love…

The novel Beloved is a complicated story about an escaped slave and the trauma she suffered over how her children were treated and what she ended up having to do to them to avoid a return to…

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  • MACBETH

In Act I Scene I, what are the methods Shakespeare uses to spark the audience’s interest?What is…

Your question had many sub-questions in it, so I will answer your query about the atmosphere and the methods Shakespeare uses to achieve it. The play itself doesn’t really create atmosphere. The…

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  • MACHIAVELLIAN ETHICS

What are some examples of Machiavellian heroes?

When defining a Machiavellian Hero, one must remember that the word hero in this context means protagonist (main character); otherwise, the combination of Machiavellian and hero becomes an…

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  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Puck is called a hobgoblin, yet can he be classified as a…

Puck is called many things in this play. The reference to “Hobgoblin” comes in Act II, scene i, when Puck meets one of Titania’s fairies in a spot that both Titania and Oberon are claiming…

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  • THE CHRYSALIDS

Besides the ending in The Chrysalids, where are other examples of irony?

I think there are plenty of examples of irony in this text. Remember that irony is the gap between appearance and reality. It is incredibly ironic that it is amongst the children of one of the most…

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  • HISTORY

What is exactly said or decided in the Reconstruction Act of 1867 in the USA?reconstruction in usa

First of all, you should be aware that there were actually three Reconstruction Acts passed in that year. Together, the effect of these laws was to impose martial law on the South in an attempt to…

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE

Evaluate the effectiveness of direct democracy?

This is largely a matter of opinion. There is no question that direct democracy is less efficient than representative democracy. But there is a great deal of dispute over whether direct democracy…

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  • ECONOMICS

How did the recent crash in real estate values affect California city revenues collected from…

I’m going to assume you mean as a result of the recent crash in housing values in California. Because California has a large population, with a huge economy and any number of large industries,…

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  • LAW AND POLITICS

What was Proposition 13 passed in 1978?

Proposition 13 officially called the People’s Initiative to Limit Property Taxation was an amendment in the constitution of California that was passed through the initiative process in 1978. The…

 


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