Write down the transport systems of plants.

Write down the transport systems of plants.

  • SCIENCE

Write down the transport systems of plants.

The transport system in plants is similar to the circulatory system in animals and human beings. However, it is different in several important ways. There is no pump like the heart, no circulating…

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  • ARTS

Can someone explain to me the underlying meaning behind Ferris’ painting “The First Thanksgiving”?

I’ll gladly take a shot at this question, but I hope that others will chime in, too. What strikes me first when I view the painting is the division of the image into two halves: on the far right…

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  • CYMBELINE

Who was Posthumus? Why was he so called? How did Imogen and Posthumus come to love each other?…

Posthumus secretly married a friend from childhood, Imogen. However Posthumus was very poor and has no social position. And Imogen was the King’s daughter. The King forced Posthumus out of the…

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  • SCIENCE

What are the general characteristics of a facial nerve?

There are many cranial nerves, each affecting a different part of the body. The facial nerve is the seventh cranial nerve. It is has nerves going out, efferent,and coming in, afferent. It affects…

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  • THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

In Merchant what does Portia do after receiving Bellario‚Äôs reply to her letter, and what did…

In Act 3, Scene 4, after Bassanio–Portia’s new husband has departed to Venice to try to save Antonio, Portia sets in motion her own plan to save him. She sends her servant Balthazar to her cousin…

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  • THE TEMPEST

In The Tempest, what did Prospero do to the good spirits upon his arrival at the island?Why…

By “good spirits” I assume you are refering to Ariel and the way that his history became intertwined in that of Prospero’s. The dynamic between Ariel and Prospero is fascinating as the play…

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  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

What was the law in the city of Athens? Was it ever put in execution? Who was…

According to Act 1, sc. 1, Egeus says the “ancient privilege of Athens” is that he, as the father of Hermia, may choose to make her obey him or have her put to death for disobeying. In this case,…

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  • TRIFLES

Compare and contrast Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters in the drama Trifles.

Similarities: Both women, in the end by protecting Minnie Wright, demonstrate a weariness of male condescension and a “stick-together” mentality. They are willing to keep information from their…

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  • SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why do most people resist change? What are the possible benefits of resistance to change?human…

In analyzing the question from a political point of view, there is a natural inertia to change because of its destabilizing effects. The reality is that from an institutional point of view in…

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  • JUST LATHER, THAT’S ALL

In “Just Lather Thats All”, is it phisically easy for Torres to kill people, but mentaly hard?

Yes, that is correct. His thoughts were totally conflicted; he wanted to take revenge by killing Captain Torres, which had killed many friends. Then he reminded himself that revenge is not the only…

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  • JUST LATHER, THAT’S ALL

In “Just Lather, That’s All,” it doesn’t make sense that it isn’t easy for Torres to kill because…

Through the eyes of the barber, it seems simple enough for Torres to continue killing with ease in Hernando Tellez’s short story “Just Lather, That’s All.” Like the barber, Torres is a human being…

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  • BUSINESS

What approaches to motivation will be best to use?human behavior

In addition to the earlier response, I would like to add that positive role models act as a motivating factor for both children as well as adults. In the workplace if fellow workers are kind and…

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  • THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH

What is the subject matter in the short story “The Masque of the Red Death”? Does it mean the…

The Masque of the Red Death, published in 1842 by Poe is about Prince Prospero’s attempts to avoid a deadly plague by the name of Red Death. He hides in his Abbey.The Prince and other wealthy…

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  • BEOWULF

Why does the poet go into detail about the reward Hrothgar gives to Beowulf?

The poet goes into detail about the rewards given to Beowulf because of the Christan conception of material greed as sinful. All through Beowulf, there is a contrast between the non-christian…

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  • THE ONES WHO WALK AWAY FROM OMELAS

Iannini comments that he would free the child. Does this seem to be a solution? Is it one that…

I think that the critical issue here is the idea that of how individuals address the condition of inequality of power that exists in social orders. Iannini suggests that he would free the child on…

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  • SCIENCE

What is a cell analogy to school?golgi body, nucleus, mitochondria, ribosomes, endoplasmic…

I am not sure what you’re asking, but it sounds like you’ve received the assignment of creating an analogy comparing the parts of a cell to a school. This is a pretty common assignment in life…

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  • BUSINESS

Is a manager has a power to take decision?Tell me to what extends this statement holds true?

It really depends on the company how much power a manager has. Generally, most managers have the power to make only limited decisions. Most companies don’t really trust their managers with…

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  • THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS

Is there symbolism in “There Will Come Soft Rains” by Ray Bradbury?

In “There Will Come Soft Rains” Ray Bradbury portrays symbolism through the house, the mice, and the poem. All of these objects reflect mankinds use of technology. We are steering away from human…

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  • WILLIAM BLAKE

Discuss the effect of the Industrial Revolution on the poetry of William Blake and William…

The contemporary French revolution was highlighted in Wordsworth’s Solitary Reaper.Blake’s London poems represent the the modern metropolitan city of London. Songs of Experience and Songs of…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

Who was the first familiar person Victor saw after the completion of his “project”? For what…

Victor, who was in pretty sad shape after first “meeting” his creation, ran into the street. He ran into his friend, Henry Clerval, who had come to Ingolstadt to check into Victor’s health and…

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  • THE GIFT OF THE MAGI

In “The Gift of the Magi” do you think that the sacrifies Jim & Della made were sensible?…

If you look at the sacrifices that they made in separate lights, without realizing what the other person has sacrificed, they appear to be pretty sensible. After all, what does Della really need…

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  • THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME

What do you admire or dislike about Rainsford in “The Most Dangerous Game”?

Sanger Rainsford, the main character in Richard Connell’s short story “The Most Dangerous Game,” is a world class hunter who falls off his yacht and swims ashore on Ship-Trap Island. Rainsford is…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

In “The Crucible” why has Reverend Parris sent for a doctor as the play begins?

At the beginning of act one, if you read the text closely, it soon becomes clear that Betty, Reverend Parris’s daughter, is lying on the bed, very ill. Reverend Parris is freaking out because he…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

In “Fahrenheit 451” why does Montag not want to go to work anymore? What are some revelations he…

The morning that Montag decides he is too sick to go into work that day, it is right after he watched an old lady burn to death with her books. This was incredibly upsetting for him; he realized…

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  • MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN

What is the meaning of the phrase ”might is right”?

The phrase “might is right” refers to the idea that people who have power can do whatever they want. This idea is often phrased a little differently as “might makes right.” In this case, the word…

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  • BARN BURNING

The choice of metaphor that the writer uses is confusing me!Hey everyone, i’m working on the…

What’s with his father and all that tin? Twice in the story he talks about tin and the dark, malevolent man that is his father: 1)…he could see his father against the stars but without face or…

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  • THIS IS WHAT IT MEANS TO SAY PHOENIX, ARIZONA

What is Victor’s trait in This is What it Means to Say Phoenix Arizona?in the Story This is what…

Victor and his father had a conflicted relationship. But Victor also has a problem relating to Thomas. In the trip to Arizona Thomas tells Victor a lot he didn’t know about his father.This new…

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  • THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

In the Rime of the ancient Mariner, what is the moral of the poem?This old guy comes to the…

According to most interpretations, this long poem is a christian allegory. For example, when he is out to sea all the crew members die but him, the Mariner. For 7 days and 7 nights he has visions…

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  • STARGIRL

In the book Stargirl, what is Leo Borlock’s connection to porcupine neckties?

In the very first chapter in the book, Leo Borlocks says that when he was little, his uncle in Pennsylvania had a porcupine necktie, and Leo had thought it was “just about the neatest thing in the…

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  • THE CHOCOLATE WAR

In what ways is the football tryout similar to warfare?the chocolate war

Jerry is not very big for football; and he continues to get pounded at the football practice. However he keeps trying. He continues to play the game. In the novel it says Jerry is nauseous and…

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  • LITERATURE

In a paragraph, show the reader that a garbage can has tipped over. Do not use the words tipped,…

Crumpled on the tile locker room floor he lay. Blood formed a circle around his head. When I saw him, I immediately leapt across the room from the doorway. But something stopped me at midpoint. I…

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  • THE GIVER

Why might the arrival of a jet be a terrifying experince for the entire community in “The Giver”?

Imagine a time when planes, care, electricity, etc… didn’t exist. If you’ve never seen or heard of such technology, and a big, noisy flying object (which you could never have imagined) arrives…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

When Victor made his decisions about reanimating the creature in Frankenstein, what proportions…

Chapter four of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein describes Victor’s decisions regarding the proportions of his creature. Victor spends almost two years forming the creature, and his obsessive nature can…

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  • THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

Why does Hines claim that the duke and the king are frauds in the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?

Hines claims they are frauds because they are. They are confidence men, who trick the stupid and naive, local people into believing their story so they can take claim to money that is not…

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  • LORD OF THE FLIES

What are Piggy’s attempts in Chapter 4 to create a civilized society on the island?

When Ralph and Piggy are swimming in the water hole, Piggy decides to make a sundial so they can tell the time more accurately. Piggy is attempting to make a society like the one they left behind….

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  • THE SCARLET LETTER

How did “individuals in private life” feel about Hester near the novel’s end?

While the individual citizens of Boston would not say so openly, they come to view Hester as an angel of mercy, someone who helps and comforts the sick and hopeless and brings beauty into the…

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  • THE GIVER

From whose point of view is “The Giver” told?

The Giver is written in the third person. Jonas is able to recover memories from the receiver before him, the “Giver”. The reason why an author would write a novel in the third person is to be able…

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  • THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

What was the author’s purpose for The Phantom of the Opera?

The author uses the phantom as a symbol to represent the differences between what is only appearance and what is, indeed, reality. The fact that he wears a the mask is a cue to his need to be seen…

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  • THINGS FALL APART

In Things Fall Apart, what were the effects of colonialism on the region?

Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, is a novel about Nigeria in the 19th century before colonialism. It is a tale about a great westler and elder. Itis not until the novel’s end that the reader…

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  • A PAIR OF SILK STOCKINGS

What is the plot of “A Pair of Silk Stockings,” Kate Chopin’s short story?

The plot, which is the conflict and resolution, is that Mrs. Sommers receives a windfall of money and must determine how to spend it. This symbolically represents her receiving a windfall of…

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  • THE HOST

When (year or time period) did The Host take place, and where (state or city) did The Host take…

I don’t recall a particular year for the setting, but it seems to be set in a “not too distant” future. I can say for certain, though, that the story takes place in Arizona, and that Tuscon…

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  • A RAISIN IN THE SUN

Identify words or lines that contain irony in Act III of A Raisin in the Sun and discuss…

In the scene during which Walter tries to convince Mama to accept Mr. Linder’s proposal, many of Walter’s statements contain an element of irony. For example, near the beginning of Walter’s plea,…

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  • FRANKENSTEIN

How did Victor feel upon his successful attempt at the reanimation of the human flesh?

In short, he is horrified. He cannot fathom the thing he has created, and he described his terror in this way: I had desired it with an ardour that far exceeded moderation; but now that I had…

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  • FAHRENHEIT 451

Is Montag happy in the first part of Fahrenheit 451?

Montag is happy when the book begins, but he is not at ease; because of his internal confusion over the purpose of burning books, he only takes superficial joy in his job. He walked toward the…

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  • THE ODYSSEY

How does Odysseus demonstrate piety in The Odyssey?

Although it is Odysseus’s headstrong behavior and belief that man does not need the gods to control his destiny, the Homerian hero nevertheless demonstrates his reverence throughout much of “The…

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  • THE RAVEN

Towards the end of the story, what does the speaker want the raven to do in the short story “The…

On the fast track to madness due to the loss of his lover Lenore, the speaker in Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven” would like nothing more than for the raven to give him good news about her…

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  • IN COLD BLOOD

What are the major themes of In Cold Blood?

The author (Capote) became obsessed with obtaining an admission of guilt from the imprisoned killer. Capote also identified with this young man, because he was intelligent and a loner like Capote…

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  • REFERENCE

What’s the term for the place soldiers could go when they would get time off of battle? This…

There’s not really any one answer to your question because the availability of the kind of places you mention has been different in different wars and in different places. You mention the example…

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  • THE CRUCIBLE

why has hale returned to boston?

After “quitting the court” at the end of Act III, Hale returns to Salem as a means of appeasing some of his guilt. He realizes now, too late, that the girls were frauds and that “private…

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  • THE TELL-TALE HEART

What are some details that Poe uses to build suspense in the story “The Tell-Tale Heart”? Give…

The first lines of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic short story “The Tell-Tale Heart” help to establish the overall suspense of the story. The narrator immediately establishes that he is both nervous and…

 


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