# Would you consider Alexander Pope a misogynist after reading The Rape of the Lock?

**THE RAPE OF THE LOCK**

**Would you consider Alexander Pope a misogynist after reading The Rape of the Lock?**

This is a very interesting question. There are several elements to examine. On one hand, an argument can be made that the manner in which Pope depicts women is superficial and a statement against…

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**MATH**

**evaluate the gradient of function f(x) at x=a f(x)=1/x a=2**

To find the gradient at any point x= a on the graph of a function f(x), we need to find the derivative of the function, f'(x) and substitute for x with a. The result we get is the gradient of the…

**ROMANTICISM**

**Discuss the presence of melancholy in Wordsworth poems.**

I would say that the presence of melancholy in Wordsworth poems is a part of the overall condition of Romanticism that overrides all. The Wordsworthian poem is one where an individual subjectivity…

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**KING LEAR**

**I’m looking for the Arden Shakespeare Edition of King Lear. Does anyone know where I can read it…**

I’m afraid that the best you might be able to do online is to buy a used copy. On Amazon, they start at $3.73 plus shipping (link to Amazon provided below). I have goggled the Arden Lear (as I am…

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**MATH**

**Evaluate definite integral of f(x)=minim{x^2,3x-2} for x=0 to x=2.**

To evaluate int f(x) = min ( x^2, 3x-2) for x= 0 to x = 2 Solution: We know y = x^2 and y = 3x-2 cut at the points which are solutions of x^2= 3x-2 or x^2 -3x+2 = 0 . Or (x-2)(x-1) = 0 So y…

**MATH**

**Determine the angle a for cosa = sina .**

cosa = sina To find a. Solution: cos^2a +sin^2a = 1 triginometric identity. Therefore sina = sqrt(1-cos^2a) The refore the given equation becomes: cosa = sqrt(1-cos^2a) We square both sides:…

**MATH**

**Determine the number of extreme values for the function 2x/(x^2+1).**

The extreme values of an expression are the values of f(x) where x is determined by equating the derivative of f(x) to 0. Here f(x)= 2x / (x^2 +1) Now f'(x) for g(x)/ h(x) = [g'(x)h(x)- g(x)h'(x)]…

**MATH**

**Given that x and y are positive integers, find x and y if log x + log y = x log y .**

Because the bases of the logarithms are matching, we’ll transform the sum from the left side, into a product. log x + log y = log (x*y) We’ll apply the power property of logarithms to the product…

**MATH**

**It is posible for x to be equal to sinx ?**

To solve this problem we first calculate sin x / x for lim x–> 0, This can be done by writing sin x in the Taylor series form sin x = x – x^3/ 3! + x^5/ 5!… So sin x / x = 1- x^2/ 3! + x^4/…

**WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE**

**Shakespeare Authorship:Does the Eulogy of Ben Jonson, written for the first Folio, identify the…**

Ben Jonson’s eulogy for the First Folio doesn’t *obviously* identify Mary Sidney as the author of the plays — or there wouldn’t be an authorship question. 🙂 There are elements, however, that…

**HOW MUCH LAND DOES A MAN NEED?**

**What is the irony in the story “How much land does a man require” By Leo Tolstoy?**

There are several ironies in Tolstoy’s short story “How Much Land Does a Man Require?” (traditionally translated “Need”). The first is dramatic irony, a contrast between what Pahom thinks is…

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**FAHRENHEIT 451**

**Discuss how Ray Bradbury uses the fictional, futuristic society of Fahrenheit 451 to convey…**

In addressing this question, I would say that one of the primary ways in which Bradbury discusses essential ideas about humans and social orders is how individuals display resistance in a setting…

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**MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING**

**What comic conventions have been used in Much Ado About Nothing?Give specifc examples.**

Of course, the specific use of conventions would need to reference the production in which they were used to answer your question completely. However, I will offer some suggestions of comic…

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**THE CRUCIBLE**

**What are some insights you gained from reading The Crucible?**

There are so many ways to answer this question. For me, the most essential insight that I gained from Miller’s drama is that there are times when “the system” can be manipulated by charismatic…

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**LAW AND POLITICS**

**What are the other characters in Shakespeare’s plays similar to those of Jaque and Touchstone?**

There is the fool in King Lear. Puck from Midsummer N.D. The Gravediggers in Hamlet, Feste in 12th Night. There are probably more.

**BUSINESS**

**Discuss that technological break through has brought a radical changes in HRM.**

Radical changes in HRM The contexts in which human resources are managed in today’s organizations are constantly, changing. No longer do firms utilize one set of manufacturing processes, employ a…

**BUSINESS**

**What would you suggest to promote co‐ordinate interaction of various people to meet the…**

I think that there has to be more detail given in the question in terms of logistics and specifics. However, speaking from a broad point of view, I think that there could be some techniques…

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**MACBETH**

**Comment on the characters of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in Act 2 and Act 3 scenes 1 and 2. Give…**

Lady Macbeth and Macbeth’s main action in Act II concerns the murder of Duncan, the primary scene being scene ii. However, Macbeth has a famous and important speech in Act II, scene i, his “Is…

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**MATH**

**Apply the property of monothony of definite integral to proove that integral of f(x) =…**

f(x) = (x-1)(x-2)(x-3) is a continuous finction between 2 and 3 f(x) = – ve for all x for x < 1. f(x) = postive for 1 < x< 3 as f (x) = (x-1)(x-3)(x-5) = (+ve)(-ve)(-ve), f’ (x) =…

**BUSINESS**

**How would you design a system for monitoring job status to quickly identify delays?**

Any job that is critical or complex needs to be monitored by management throughout its life, from conception and planning, through performance of tasks, to final job completion. Such activity can…

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**TEACHERS**

**AccountabilityShould teachers be held accountable for the grades of their students? I have always…**

I am all for holding teachers more accountable. A teacher in my department shows movies two or three times a week. I think the literature she chooses is based upon whether it has a movie. However,…

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**ROBERT BURNS**

**What are the exact words for the quotation “of all the words of mice and menAs quoted by Robert…**

Robert Burns was a famous poet and lyricist from Scotland and there are many poems written by him which have gained a lot of popularity. The poem titled ” To a Mouse ,” it is claimed was written by…

**EURIPIDES**

**Does social structure play a complex role in Euripides’ “Trojan Women”?**

Yes, social structure does play a complex role in “Trojan Women.” Euripides was, considered by some, an ancient world feminist. Read “Medea” and you’ll understand why. For “Trojan Women” the women…

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**BUSINESS**

**How would you design a system for getting correct information about job status to identify delays…**

The question appears to be a little confused on several issues. To begin with, the scope or meaning of the term job status is not clear. The job could mean the collection of all the duties and…

**LITERATURE**

**what is the African noveli do not know what makes it unique**

there is nothing that makes it unique it’s just that the Africans write novels based mostly on culture and how women were treated in the 90s other than that there’s nothing unique no secret…

**SCIENCE**

**Why does a microwave need special types of vessels.**

Microwaves are radio waves in the frequency range around 2.5 gigahertz. They are reflected by metals. This is the reason vessels which are made of any metal or have particles of metal in the…

**SCIENCE**

**How does a pressure cooker work?**

A pressure cooker is a special container used for cooking which has an air-tight lid and is made of steel or aluminum. Due to its design it is possible to build up a pressure of around 5…

**MATH**

**What can be said about 3 variables if only 2 equations are given?**

When there are 3 variables i with 2 ( independent linear )equations , we can reduce the the equations to a two variable equation and the solutions are not unique but many. If the equations are…

**MATH**

**If the integral of f(x) is 19x^2 + sin x + 4. What is the differentialof f(x)?**

Intf(x) dx = 19x^2+sinx+4. Therefore , differentiating both sides, we get: f(x) = {19x^2+sinx+4}’ = 38x+cosx. Therefore differential coefficient of f(x) = (f(x))’ = (38x+cosx)’ = 38-sinx

**SCIENCE**

**What are the three ways by which heat is transmitted?**

Heat transmission takes place in three ways: conduction, convection and radiation. Conduction is the transfer of heat between two bodies that are in direct contact. For example, when you touch a…

**TWO KINDS**

**In “Two Kinds”, what is the most important element of fiction?**

Obviously, everyone will differ in their interpretation of this story and what is most important, but to me you will want to focus on the ending of this challenging short story about growing up and…

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**THE GREAT GATSBY**

**What impression do you get of Gatsby in chapter 1?**

I think that we learn much of the social setting that Nick is entering from the first chapter. Through the first chapter, we learn about East Egg and the Buchannans and the Bakers who will…

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**THE LESSON**

**What is the most important element of fiction in this story?**

If I had to choose one of the elements of fiction that was the most important in “The Lesson,” it would be point of view. The story is told from Sylvia’s viewpoint and the story’s focus, of course,…

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**AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE**

**In “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”, what is the effect of the shift into the present tense in…**

I think you may have your question confused somewhat – this short story actually contains no shift in tenses, as your question seems to suggest. Instead it includes very interestingly a shift in…

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**SOCIAL SCIENCES**

**What are the potential benefits of allowing newspaper ownership to be concentrated in the hands…**

Most people say that having only a few people owning newspapers is bad for democracy because then only a few voices are heard. But you can argue that it is actually good for newspaper ownership to…

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**THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO**

**Can you identify humourous elements in the story “The Cask of Amontillado” and what does the…**

Any humor in Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado” is dark humor, indeed. I can only tell you what I have found amusing when I read this story. I’m always a little amused when Montressor says he told…

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**THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO**

**Why do you think Poe chose to bring together in the story” The Cask of Amontillado” the…**

The setting for “The Cask of Amontillado” is two distinctly different places: above ground, Carnival; below ground, the catacombs. This contrast serves to heighten the horror of the story. Above…

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**THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK**

**What is the main topic of Dubois’s essay? How does it differ from Washington’s speech?**

I am not sure whether your question refers to the whole volume of The Souls of Black Folk or only to the chapter on “Mr Washinton and others”. The main topic of the entire book is, as DuBois puts…

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**E. B. DU BOIS**

**According to WEB Dubois, what is the talented tenth?**

One of DuBois’s major ideas was that black people needed to help themselves get out of poverty and subservience to whites. They could not simply rely on the help of whites to advance themselves….

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**THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO**

**How does the setting of “The Cask Of Amontillado” by E.A.Poe change as the story progresses?**

As this story goes along, the setting really changes along with the action. At first, both the setting and the action are pretty light hearted. The action takes place above ground, in the middle…

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**MATH**

**Simulate the system for 960 minutes, and estimate the time a car spends in the facility? Please…**

If it takes ten minutes to wash a car, and cars arrive at a mean of ten-minute intervals, the car being washed will be pulling out as the next car is pulling in. This means, in an hour, 6 cars can…

**MATH**

**What is the sum of n terms of the series 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 36 . Theyare not in AP or GP.**

You are absolutely right. The series given is not an AP or a GP as neither is the difference between consecutive terms common nor is the ratio of consecutive terms the same. But if you notice…

**MATH**

**For the series 1/2 , 1/4 , 1/6 , 1/8 , 1/10, 1/12, 1/14, 1/16 what isthe nth term?**

The given terms of the series are: 1/2, 1/4, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10 1/12, 1/14, 1/16 … Thus Term number 1 = 1/2 = 1/(1*2) Term number 2 = 1/4 1/(2*2) Term number 3 = 1/6 = 1/(3*2) Term number 4 = 1/8 =…

**MATH**

**For f(x)= 3x^3 + 4 x^2 + 3x +10 , if f’(x) =0 what can be the valuesof x and f(x)?**

To solve this question we first find the derivative of f(x). Here we use the relation that for f(x)= a x^n, f(x) = a*n*x^(n-1) As f(x) = 3x^3 + 4 x^2 + 3x +10 f’(x) = 9x^2 + 8x + 3 Now if…

**MATH**

**Solve: x+y+ 4z = 6, 3x +2y +z =4 2x+ 2y + z =9 If the roots of the equation ax^2 + bx + c are 6…**

We have to solve the system of equations: x + y + 4z = 6… (1) 3x +2y +z =4… (2) 2x+ 2y + z =9… (3) Now (2)-(3) => 3x +2y +z – 2x- 2y – z = 4-9 => x = -5 Substituting x= -5 in (1) and…

**MATH**

**Solve for x: log(2) x = log(8) 256**

For any system of logarithms we can use the relation: log (a) b = log(x) a / log(x) b where x can be any positive number to be use as the base. Now using x= 2, log (8) 256 = log(2) 256 / log(2) 8….

**MATH**

**What is the minima of f(x) = 9x^3 + 6x^2 + 4**

To find the the minimum f(x) = 9x^3+6x^2+4 We kow by calculus that f(x) is minimum if f(x) = 0 for some x= x’ and f”(x’) < 0. Therefore (9x^3+6x^2+4)’ = 0 gives: 9*3x^2+6*2x+0 = 0 27x^2+12x =…

**MATH**

**Find the sum and product of the roots of 2x^2+5x+9=0**

Here we have to find the sum and product of the roots of the equation 2x^2+5x+9=0. Instead of first calculating the roots and then adding and multiplying them, let us use Viete’s relation: We have…

**MATH**

**Solve the systemx + 3y + 2z = 73x + 5y + 3z = 22x + 7y + 4z = 1**

We have to solve the system of equations: x + 3y + 2z = 7… (1) 3x +5y + 3z =2… (2) 2x+ 7y + 4z =1… (3) Now (3) – 2*(1) => 2x +7y + 4z – 2x- 6y – 4z = 1 – 14 => y = -13 Substituting y=…

**SCIENCE**

**Which property is used to classify crude oils as either heavy or light?**

Crude oil that is traded is often set into categories like heavy and light, sweet and sour. Though these definitions have a specific criterion against which the measurements are made, often there…