Why is the story “The Lady or the Tiger” appealing?Frank R. Stockton’s “The Lady or the Tiger”

# Why is the story “The Lady or the Tiger” appealing?Frank R. Stockton’s “The Lady or the Tiger”

• THE LADY OR THE TIGER?

Why is the story “The Lady or the Tiger” appealing?Frank R. Stockton’s “The Lady or the Tiger”

Did you find the story “The Lady or the Tiger?” appealing? If so, what did you most enjoy about it? Only you can answer why you found it an enjoyable story to read. On a more universal note, this…

• MATH

Describe procedures for obtaining a sample of each type:random,systematic,convenience.You have…

In random sampling each element of the population from which the samples are being collected has an equal probability of being selected. This assumes that all the elements of the population are…

• MATH

Thinking of a number between 70-90. the sum of the digit is less than 12. the product of the…

Let the number be expressed as xy. Now which are the value of x and y so that the number is between 70 and 90 and the sum of the digits is less than 12. We get: 71, 72, 73, 74, 81, 82, 83 As the…

• BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON

What is the great shattering discovery that John made in “By the Waters of Babylon”?

In my opinion, the most shattering discovery that John made is the fact that New York City (and therefore all the other dead places) was made by actual human beings. This would really shatter the…

• MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN

In My Side of the Mountain, compare and contrast Sam and his father in three sentences.

Sam loves the land, while his father loves the sea. Sam’s Dad had been a sailor once, but when Sam was born, he took a job working on the docks in New York. Sam’s Dad, though, prefers the sea, “wet…

• MATH

Order from least to greatest 0.123, 0.32, 0.113, 0.2?having trouble understanding decimals

0.113 , 0.123, 0.2, 0.32

• THE INTERLOPERS

What is 1 aspect of indirect and direct characterization in “The Interlopers”? Saki’s “The…

Characters in narratives are developed and revealed in a number of indirect ways: through a physical description of the character through the character’s actions through the character’s thoughts,…

• CHRIST IN CONCRETE

In how far does the novel “Christ in Concrete” reflect the particular Italian immigrant…

Catholicism played a big part in the lives of early twentieth century Italian-American immigrants and DiDonato’s novel powerfully depicts this religious dimension. The novel thematizes the contrast…

• MATH

solve the system: 1.) y= 2/3x-3 , y=-5/6x+7

First, I am not sure if your equations are supposed to be y =(2/3)x -3 or y = 2/(3x) -3. I am going to solve the equations as though they are the first y = (2/3)x – 3. Tosolve a system of…

• SCIENCE

What is osteomalacia? What causes osteomalacia? How is osteomalacia diagnosed?

Osteomalacia is a disease of bones in bones, which causes the bones to soften due to defective mineralization. This disease is much more severe in children, and is called rickets in their case. The…

• MATH

Write an equation and figure out how much cheese she can purchase.Ham costs \$2.59 per pound and…

The first step in solving any word problem is to figure out exactly what is being asked for. You need to be very careful that you do not get confused if extra information is thrown into the…

• A ROSE FOR EMILY

How did Emily’s dad contribute to her “disease” (if her disease was, in fact, Schizophrenia)?

Schizophrenia, a degenerative condition in the mind that tends to develop and become apparent in people in their late teens and early 20s, is thought by some researchers to be a hereditary disease….

• SCIENCE

What is the process by which glucose can pass through a cell membrane by combining with special…

The process you are referring to is facilitated diffusion. No additional energy is required to transport glucose across a cell membrane. However, there must be a concentration gradient(difference)…

• MATH

k+(-12)k=4

Your question is very unclear, but from what I think, here you are given the value of k as 4 and you have to find the value of k + ( – 12 ). This is quite easy to do, just replace k with 4, you…

• JULIUS CAESAR

What danger would Shakespeare see in the modern welfare state, where some people’s living…

Julius Caesar opens with a prime example of the problem of having people’s livings depending on handouts from the government. Flavius and Maurellus are walking the streets amongst the festival and…

• THE INTERLOPERS

Please provide a summary of “The Interlopers” by Saki and include the conflict.

“The Interlopers” is basically a story of two long-time fueding families. They have been fighting over a piece of forestland for longer than anyone can remember (conflict). The two main…

• THE FACE ON THE MILK CARTON

What is the historical context of the book The Face on the Milk Carton?

I would not say the historical context is anything significant in The Face on the Milk Carton. The book was published in 1990 and the time frame for the setting is simply supposed to be modern…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

UN involvement without a prelude, should there be some sort of formal announcement? Why or why…

It would be easier to answer this if we knew what sort of UN involvement we are talking about. The more the involvement is “emergency” the less you would need a formal announcement. However, I…

• SONG OF MYSELF

Can someone break down Section 7 of Song of Myself by Walt Whitman?

(Poetry speaks differently to every person who interacts with it. I don’t believe there is ever only one way to interpret poetry. This is how section 7 speaks to me.) In section 7 of “Song to…

• OF MICE AND MEN

In Of Mice and Men, why does Curley pick a fight with Lennie, the strongest of all the men,…

What you are saying makes sense, after all, we’re told that bullies like to pick on the weak so that it makes them look strong. But if you think about it, physical strength or weakness is not the…

In “The Cask of Amontillado”, describe the setting of the catacombs and comment on the mood this…

The setting of this spine-chilling short story is certainly key to the mood of horror and disbelief. It is perhaps important to give ourselves some context as to the kind of literature that Poe…

• TO HIS EXCELLENCY GENERAL WASHINGTON

What three things does Wheatley compare the Colonial Army to in her poem “To His Excellency…

In Phillis Wheatley’s famous poem in praise of George Washington “To his Excellency George Washington,” Wheatley uses a neoclassical style with classical allusions (e.g., “The goddess comes, she…

• MATH

After 5 days a squirrel had stored 65 nuts. Each day he stored 4 more nuts than the day before….

The easiest way to solve this problem is to set up an algebraic equation. The first step in solving an algebraic word problem is to write a “let x statement”. In this problem the let x statement…

• A MAN WHO HAD NO EYES

In “A Man Who Had No Eyes” by MacKinlay Kantor, give examples of foreshadowing and flashback.

“A Man Who Had No Eyes” by MacKinlay Kantor is a short, short story ending with an “O. Henry” style resolution. Three literary elements bring to life the two characters: flashback,…

• HUNTERS IN THE SNOW

What elements of “Hunters in the Snow” suggest that it is a serious literary work rather than…

Two prominent literary elements, among others, signify the literary seriousness of “Hunters in the Snow.” One is the thematic ideas that Wolff develops and the other is the psychological treatment…

• MATH

[(-x^2)(y^2)]/[(x^1/2)(y^0)]?I’m supposed to simplify it and I don’t know how. So maybe If…

To somplify [(-x^2)(y^2)]/[(x^1/2)(y^0)] Solution: The give expression (-x^2)(y^2)/{x^1/2)(y^0)} = – (x^2/x^1/2)(y^2/y^0) . = – [x^(2-1/2)}{y^(2-0)} , as x^m/x^n = x^(m-n) by index law. =…

• CONTENTS OF THE DEAD MAN’S POCKET

Do you identify with Tom from “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket”? Explain why or why not?

Of course, different people would answer this question very differently so you should think some about your own personality and how it compares to his. To me, the main characteristic of Tom in this…

• THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

“Shore’s you’ re born” Ch.12 P.59. Please help me to understand the meaning of this sentence in…

This is a Southern expression of the times meaning something is absolutely certain. Now we might say “As sure as the sun rises in the east”. In other words, it’s a certainty. After all, if someone…

• ODE TO EVENING

What is a summary of “Ode to Evening” (1746) by William Collins?

This is a difficult poem to understand in part because of literary allusions (i.e., suggestive references to other literary works) that will elude the reader if unfamiliar with the referenced work…

• HARLEM

The poem “Harlem” is full of questions. Is it significant that they have no answers?

Yes, it is certainly significant that the questions remain unanswered and that the poem ends with a question and thus with no certainties for the future. The unanswered questions are functional to…

• HARLEM

What dream might the writer have in mind given that he calls his poem “Harlem”?

The dream that Hughes refers to represents the hopes for social equality with whites that African Americans had cherished for so long but that always been frustrated. The opening question of the…

• SCIENCE

Is your body able to digest gum if swallowed or is it discharged tie way it was swallowed?

Gum, just as a substance, is very difficult for the body to break down in the digestive process. Stomach acids have a limited effect on it, and as it passes through the intestinal tract, there is…

• ARTHUR MILLER

Can you describe the opening scene to A View from the Bridge?

The opening scene sets the stage for the play by introducing the main acting area, which is the combination living and dining room of Eddie’s apartment. Eddie is a working man and his flat is…

• A MAN WHO HAD NO EYES

Give examples of foreshadowing of Mr. Parson’s blindness in “A Man Who Had No Eyes” by Mackinlay…

Every reader enjoys a twist at the end of the story. Sometimes when that happens the reader has to re-read the story to find the bits and pieces of foreshadowing that the author gave to indicate…

• THE ROCKING-HORSE WINNER

In “The Rocking-Horse Winner,” why is Bassett motivated to acquire money?

In relation to “The Rocking-Horse Winner,” the word “motivated” in the context of acquiring money suggests being incited or impelled (i.e., driven) to acquire money. Bassett, however, does not have…

• FAHRENHEIT 451

How did this dystopian society affect Beatty?

To me, Beatty is the most tragic figure in the book. This is because the dystopian society has made him into a confused and deeply unhappy man. I think that this is why he sort of pushes Montag…

• LITERATURE

‘The Intentional Fallacy’ by W.K. Wimsatt and Monroe C.Beardsley.

Just to add to the answer already posted here, I will say one to words. ‘Intentional fallacy’ as a critical term derives its importance from the fact that it makes the reading of authorial…

• CHARLES DICKENS

Comment on Dickens satire with refrence to Mr. Bounderby.

In Hard Times, in the character of Mr. Bounderby, Dickens is satirizing the worst of the self-centered materialistic values to come out of the industrialization of England. From Collins Dictionary,…

• MATH

Translate this statement into an equation: M has five times as many quarters as s.

In this equation, you have two variables. One stands for the number of quarters that M has and one stands for the number of quarters that S has. You can name these variables whatever you like,…

• CEREMONY

What are the roles of magic, mysticism, and the supernatural in Ceremony?

This novel is about the culture clash between Native Americans and Americans. In the Native American worldview, magic, mysticism and the supernatural are part of their religion and their lives….

Describe the threats posed by hackers, viruses, spyware, frauds and spam, and the methods used in…

General Threats: This is quite an extensive list of threats to computers that could be generalized. One of the smaller threats, but certainly the biggest nuisance caused by hackers, viruses,…

• MATH

please solve 3+6x-x^3 /3x^2thanks for looking

3 + 6x – x^3 /3x^2 = 0 ==> 3 + 6x – x/3 = 0 Multiply by 3: ==> 9 + 18X – X = 0 ==> 9 + 17X = 0 ==> 17X = -9 ==> X= -9/17

• MATH

In computing number system, express 47 in binary decimal code?

The decimal system is based on the powers of ten, for example 1236=1*10^3+2*10^2+3*10^1+6*10^0 Therefore digits from 0 to 9 can be used here. In the binary system there are only 2 digits: 0 and 1….

• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

How do one or more characters convey themes in The Merchant of Venice?

In The Merchant of Venice, a play of dichotomies, Portia may be seen as representing the theme of mercy as is eloquently attested by her “Mercy” speech (IV.i.184-197). In dichotomy to this, Shylock…

• HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS

How is power abused by the dominating characters in Like Water for Chocolate and The House of the…

In Like Water for Chocolate and House of the Spirits, the dominating characters are parents, Mama Elena De la Garza and Esteban Trueba, respectively. There is a power that is inherent in…

• HARD TIMES

Write a critical and explanatory note on Mrs. Sparsit and Cecilia Jupe.

In Hard Times, Dickens embodies a villainous conniving female in Mrs. Sparsit and a heroic warmhearted female in Cecilia Jupe, also called Sissy. In typical Dickensian fashion, Mrs. Sparsit’s name…

• BECAUSE I COULD NOT STOP FOR DEATH—

Please write an interpretation of the poem “Because I Could Not Stop for Death.”

Emily Dickinson’s poem “Because I Could Not Stop for Death” is an exploration of the realization that the coming of death is a prolonged but continuous process that usually passes unheeded, since…

• MATH

Calculate 5sqrt7 + 5sqrt7(10sqrt7 – 1). Verify if the sum is a real number .

Simplifying the given expression we get: 5 sqrt 7+5 sqrt 7 * ( 10 sqrt 7-1) = 5 sqrt 7 * (1+ 10 sqrt 7 – 1 ) = 5 sqrt 7 * (10 sqrt 7 ) = 5 sqrt 7 * 5 *2 * sqrt 7 = 25 * 2 * 7 = 50 * 7 = 350…

• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Which global justice issue would be a good one to write about? I need it for an article I am…

There are several global justice issues of concern right now. You have peoples in places who are under the rule of extreme dictators like in Iran and North Korea. These people deserve a voice and…