Why should magnesium ribbon be cleaned with sand paper before burning it?

Why should magnesium ribbon be cleaned with sand paper before burning it?

  • BRAVE NEW WORLD

What types of leadership are found within Brave New World?And are there a few references to look…

In Aldous Huxley’s dysutopian novel, Brave New World, the world is strictly stratified with ten World Controllers, among whom is Mustapha Mond. While he powerful enough that he can take the…

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  • SCIENCE

Why should magnesium ribbon be cleaned with sand paper before burning it?

When exposed to air many metals will slowly react with oxygen in the atmosphere to form metal oxides and Magnesium is one of those metals. You are probably familiar with rust which is simply the…

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  • POETRY

In the poem Januarary by R.S. Thomas, the snow is personified. What qualities is it given?Here’s…

Personification is when a non-human object is given human characteristics. In the poem ‘January’ the snow is said to feel no pity. This human emotion is meant to represent how the snow reacts when…

  • A ROSE FOR EMILY

What are four of the most striking characteristics of Miss Emily in “A Rose for Emily”?And what…

Most of the descriptions about Emily Grierson as well as that of her estate are provided at the beginning of the story, namely the first 40 pages of the story. First, Emily is described as a woman…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

What role do women play in The Odyssey and how does this represent the women of Ancient Greece?

Women in ancient Greece were not considered to be equal to men. In Athens, for instance, women and slaves could not vote – much like the situation in early American history for women and slaves….

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

What does Montag see in Fahrenheit 451 when he is sitting outside a house watching a telescreen,…

I think that you must be talking about what happens when Montag is running away from the Hound. He has left Faber’s house and is on his way to the river. While he is doing this, he sees scenes of…

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  • GULLIVER’S TRAVELS

Provide evidence and examples that Gulliver’s Travels is a mix of fact and fable meant to delight…

I think that there is much in way of fable in Swift’s work. The fact that Gulliver is almost a giant in comparison to others, and that there is so much element of fantasy in the lands he visits…

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  • FRANCIS BACON ESSAYS

Discuss Francis Bacon’s Essays as a compendium of worldly wisdom and the art of success.

This is going to be a matter of opinion. I think that it’s highly subjective to be able to argue that Bacon’s works are an example of worldly wisdom. They are based on his own experience and what…

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  • 1984

In 1984 what is the significance of the fingers? This is from 1984 please help me out I really…

I think the fingers are the symbol for human sprit and the truth ,which the big brother is tring to hide from everyone by brain washing them.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Are there any other fields of inquiry in which you think anthropocentricity still prevails and is…

Religion, at least Christianity, is a field of inquiry that is anthropocentric. Many Christians believe in a personal God that loves them, and is whollly concerned about the specifics of their own…

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  • THIS IS WHAT IT MEANS TO SAY PHOENIX, ARIZONA

How does Victor change in “This Is What It Means To Say Phoenix, Arizona”?

In Sherman Alexie’s story “This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” Victor must go to collect his father’s remains. His father left when Victor was a child and he hasn’t seen or heard from…

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  • PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

What is the theme of “To Wordsworth” by Shelley?

This poem is a homage to Wordsworth. To a great extent, the Romantic movement is seen in two phases. Wordsworth and Coleridge represented the first phase of the movement. Leaders and the voices…

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  • PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

Summarize “Stanzas Written in Dejection” by Shelley.

Shelley’s poem “Stanzas Written in Dejection, Near Naples” is about depression. The speaker, whom we can assume to be the poet himself, is sitting at the shore watching the light on the water and…

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  • THE ROAD NOT TAKEN

In Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken,” what is the narrator’s state of mind?

For one thing, there has long been some question as to exactly who the narrator of Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” is as Frost has created a mysterious reading experience in a rather short…

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  • LORD BYRON

What is the summary of “When We Two Parted” by Lord Byron?

This is a great poem about a breakup. If you ever want to investigate a lyrical way to discuss what happens in a broken relationship, this is the one with which you want to spend some time. The…

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  • JOHN KEATS

What is “Sleep and Poetry” by John Keats about?

Keats’ poem “Sleep and Poetry” is an extended metaphor comparing sleep to poetry (and no, he didn’t mean it puts you to sleep, although some of Keats’ less well ordered poems might do that anyway…

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  • SCIENCE

What is the mass in grams of a sample of Fe2(SO4)3 that contains 3.59×10^23 sulfate ions, SO4…

Every mole of any compound has a fixed mass in grams and a fixed number of molecules, namely 6.02×10^23. What we need to do here is: find out how many moles of the compound we have find out how…

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  • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

How do the characters in Much Ado about Nothing reflect the society, and what type of society is…

Much Ado About Nothing is set in an aristocratic, hierarchical, and patriarchal society. So what do these words mean? An aristocratic society is one in which both the majority of the wealth (and…

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  • TO BUILD A FIRE

In “To Build A Fire,” what are three things the old timer told the main character to do in order…

The old timer from Sulphur Creek gave the “Chechaquo” some good advice during their earlier meeting, and when the time came, the man did his best to follow the directions. However, the man failed…

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  • MATH

Give a real world example of a break-even or equilibrium point what is the difference if the…

There are two types of costs. Fixed cost F and a variable cost. The fixed cost normally does not change for small expansion in production.Variable cost depends on the unit cost v of production. So…

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Is investment in educational systems increasing an investent in idle resources?Is investment in…

I am not sure that any investment in education is an investment in idle resources. It would have to be seen as a long term dedication. In the end, I cannot help but feel that a nation’s…

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  • 1984

Why does the Party seek power?This is a question from the book 1984..plzzz help me out itz due…

In 1984, Orwell has O’Brien tell Winston why the Party seeks power. He says that it seeks power simply for the sake of power. O’Brien tells Winston that the Party is different from all the other…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

How does “The Sieve and the Sand” move the story in Fahrenheit 451 forward by creating or…

The Sieve and the Sand is one of the the book’s most important sections. Professor Faber is introduced in this book. His introduction is both creates and resolves complications. When Montag meets…

  • LAW AND POLITICS

What is a curtilige?

This word means something more or less like “surroundings” when you are referring to someone’s home. In other words, it refers to the area around your house — the parts that you typically use in…

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  • YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN

What does Goodman Brown’s decision to go into the forest suggest about his character?What does…

Since YGM is an allegory to human nature and weakness versus socially-imposed virtue, what his entrance in the forest suggests is that, contrary to Goodman’s opinion of himself as a virtuous man,…

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  • GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS

Why is the inclusion in poetry effective?Referring to conflict.

Your question is a bit vague – but I’ll answer it this way. Without conflict, a story does not exist. Consider the four modes of writing: narrative, descriptive, expository and persuasive. The…

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  • EARLE BIRNEY

What are 3 types of conflict (emotional, phycological, physical, enviormental) in Earle Birney’s…

Let’s take a look at your question regarding the conflicts revealed in Earl Birney’s poem “David.” Birney’s poem begins with the description of hard labor and its environment that summer cut[ting]…

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  • DEATH OF A SALESMAN

In Death of a Salesman, how has the neighborhood changed?Why does it matter to the story that his…

The neighborhood is a microcosm for the world that has changed and evolved around Willy Loman, while Willy Loman appears to not only have NOT changed but to be completely nostalgic toward the past…

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  • THE MAGIC BARREL

Why is Leo disappointed in his date with Lily?

First of all, Leo is skeptical of the idea of a matchmaker. Keep in mind that he considered forgetting the matchmaker all together and wondered if he should simply try to find a wife on his own….

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  • THE MAGIC BARREL

What is a matchmaker?

A matchmaker (sometimes more professionally called a “marriage broker”) was a common profession especially in the Jewish faith. It is exactly what it sounds like. A matchmaker is a marriage…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What did Ralph find when he hid in the thicket?

Good one. It’s right at the very end of the book, and therefore is a moment that isn’t much commented on – despite the fact that it’s actually (I think, at least) very important for any essay…

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  • RAPPACCINI’S DAUGHTER

In “Rappaccini’s Daughter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne, what is the story saying about the ethics of…

I couldn’t presume to tell you what a story someone else wrote says with absolute certainty. It does, however, seem as if Hawthorne may be suggesting a few things about science and ethics and…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why do people use friends and family as interpreters?when seeking the services of a social worker…

I do not think that there is a lot of mystery here. This happens for two reasons. First, the people that you mention do not speak English, or do not speak it well enough — they are embarassed by…

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  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Who does Pip begin to confide in instead of Joe and why does he?Great Expectations by Charles…

In Stage II of Great Expectations, Pip has moved to London and rooms there with Herbert Pocket, formerly the pale young gentleman with whom Pip was involved in a boxing match outside Satis House….

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

do you think it is morally wrong for young people to fight in armed conflictdo you think it is…

I assume you are talking about young people like people who are 12, not people who are 18. I am torn on this question because I am not sure why it is any more cruel to make kids of that age fight…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Do different societies require different amounts of societal resources?

I would say that the answer to this is in the affirmative. Different societies will require different amounts of social resources based on nothing more than size. Take, for example, the issue of…

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  • THE POST-AMERICAN WORLD

What constitutes the “rise of the rest” as used by Zakaria?

I assume that you are using this phrase in the way that Fareed Zakaria uses it… To Zakaria, the idea of the “rise of the rest” is the idea that the United States should not feel that it is losing…

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  • MICHAEL SHAARA

Discuss death and the way it is dealt with by the characters in The Killer Angels.Wondering, out…

I think you are right on when you speculate about the choice of Chamberlain over a Union general. The Killer Angels is a novel about one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. I think that…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

What is Economic History?Details

Economic history is pretty much just what it sounds like — it is history studied from an economic point of view. Much of “regular” history focuses more on politics and society than it does on…

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  • ESSAY LAB

How does one write a bibliography?

A bibliography is done like a Works Cited page, but instead of just using resources you cited, you must include ALL resources you consulted throughout your research. Simply put the title…

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  • THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

What could be other possible endings of The Hound of the Baskervilles?the answer should be long…

We cannot write your assignment for you, but if we give you some ideas, you should be able to come up with a page of writing. I have always thought that it was less than satisfying to have…

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  • EDGAR ALLAN POE

Why does Edgar Allan Poe often begin narratives with a quote, and how does the raven in The Raven…

By beginning with quotations, Poe sets a tone for his short stories as the quote usually suggests something about the psyche of the main character. Also, his quotation stirs the imagination of the…

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  • ROMEO AND JULIET

Act 3 scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet: Explain how this scene is a feature of tragedy (how it shows…

This scene from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet foreshadows the tragic events to come. For instance, as they bid farewell, Juliet has a terrible premonition: Oh, God! I have an ill-divining soul…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

An ad on deo shows a girl is upset to meet her boyfriend as friends point out her bad body odour….

One of the main things that advertisers have been doing (at least in the United States) since the 1920s is to make ads like this one. These ads play on the fact that people tend to be afraid that…

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  • LITERATURE

In “Chocolat” Vianne’s relationship between food and pleasure.

Vianne is a natural nurturer. She is also a nurturer in search of a home, acceptance, and love. However, she has much more to give to a town which is so set back in pruddish and holier than thou…

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  • LITERATURE

In “Chocolat” how Vianne relate to the world through food?

Vianne relates to the world through food, but oh, WHAT food! It is CHOCOLATE! The fact that she uses chocolate is significant because it is one of life’s pleasures that cannot be indulged in too…

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  • MACBETH

How is the theme of “ambition” demonstrated in the play in terms of character traits, events,…

That’s a lot to ask, and you’ll have to do some of the specific things yourself; however, the word ambition is clearly everywhere in this play and its title character. Character traits – Ambition…

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  • SPEECH AND DRAMA TEACHERS

A SPEECH ON literacy………HELPhey everyone i have to write a speech on literacy please…

I have moved your question to the speech and drama group so that some speech specialists might see it and help you further. By doing a quick search “literacy in India” I found that the literacy…

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  • THE TEMPEST

What are the themes in The Tempest?

Shakespeare’s Tempest is an interesting play; it’s one of the few that is hard to categorize, and it is one that seems to be completely without background source material, unlike most of his works,…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

What is Giles Corey’s role in the play The Crucible?What is Giles Corey’s role in the play The…

One role that Giles plays is that of the comic relief. I don’t know if you have noticed, but The Crucible is a pretty heavy, dark, serious and depressing play. There isn’t much lightness or…

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