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  • Speech
    If this is a persuasive speech, any of the hot-button political issues would probably do the trick:-- Gay Marriage: Right or Wrong?-- Gun Control: Good or Bad?-- The Death Penalty: Use it or...

    Asked by hima-20 on via web

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  • Macbeth
    I wish I could answer that as straightforwardly as you ask it! What the line points to is the play's concern with the discrepancy between appearance and reality: that is, the difference between how...

    Asked by krdl on via web

    9 educator answers.

  • Science
    Differences: - DNA is double-stranded, RNA is single-stranded. - DNA contains a pentose sugar Deoxyribose, RNA contains the pentose sugar Ribose. A pentose is a 5-carbon sugar molecule. - DNA is...

    Asked by bubbles13 on via web

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  • Solar System
    Our data has improved considerably in the last 20 years. Mercury: no moons Venus: no moons Earth: 1 moon Mars: 2 moons, Phobos, Deimos Jupiter: 67 moons, some of which do not yet have proper...

    Asked by enotes on via web

    1 educator answer.

  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Jem and Scout find gifts in the knothole of the tree. Boo Radley has been placing these gifts there. It is a form of communication between Boo and Jem and Scout. It proves that Boo Radley is...

    Asked by pumpkin43 on via web

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  • The Great Gatsby
    F. Scott Fitzgerald manages to define, praise, and condemn what is known as the American Dream in his most successful novel, The Great Gatsby. The novel is set in 1922, and it depicts the American...

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  • Romanticism
    The following are courtesy of my AP Senior English teacher, Andrelle E. McKinsey, more than a decado ago (and I still use them when I teach seniors for a nice reference)... Characteristics of the...

    Asked by zoel222 on via web

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  • Macbeth
    Macbeth is a tragic hero because he meets three of the four criteria as outlined by Aristotle. According to Aristotle in the Poetics, the following characteristics are representative of a tragic...

    Asked by divakeema on via web

    6 educator answers.

  • Math
    The letters R, Q, N, and Z refers to a set of numbers such that: R = real numbers includes all real number [-inf, inf] Q= rational numbers ( numbers written as ratio) N = Natural numbers (all...

    Asked by dariuszzacz on via web

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  • Computer Science
    The operating system is the most important program that is on a computer. The operating system basically runs the computer and allows other programs to run as well. The operating system does all...

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    1 educator answer.

  • History
    Since the beginning of World War I in 1914, the United States, under President Woodrow Wilson, had maintained strict neutrality, other than providing material assistance to the Allies. Even in May...

    Asked by Scott Locklear on via web

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  • The Great Gatsby
    East Egg is the location where the rich people who have family money and prestige, what would be called old money, meaning that the person or persons inherited the money from a previous generation...

    Asked by troublesis12 on via web

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  • Business
    The phrase "per diem" means "per day" or "by the day." In terms of jobs, if the position itself is "per diem" it probably means that it is not steady work. Instead, they will, at best, be hiring...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Here are two good ones; hope they help you out! "Boo was about six-and-a-half feet tall, judging from his tracks; he dined on raw squirrels and any cats he could catch, that's why his hands were...

    Asked by jtwych77 on via web

    3 educator answers.

  • Romeo and Juliet
    An allusion is a moment when an author makes a reference to another work of literature. The reference can include "a person, place, event, or another passage" found in another piece of literature...

    Asked by owlwiz on via web

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  • Romeo and Juliet
    If the assignment/ task is to identify six songs that could capture the spirit of the play, I think you will have a great many responses through which you will have to wade. I would propose that...

    Asked by pickles11 on via web

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  • Social Sciences
    The advantages of computers are quite clear. With computers, you can ask this question and I can answer it. That helps both of us. With computers and the internet, businesses can sell their...

    Asked by balu142 on via web

    5 educator answers.

  • Chemistry
    A compound is a chemical combination of two or more elements in definite proportions. For example, two hydrogen molecules + one oxygen molecule= one water molecule. A solution is a physical...

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    4 educator answers.

  • Romeo and Juliet
    As I am sure that you know, a simile is when someone compares one thing to another and does so directly. So it is like when someone says "my love is like a red, red, rose." They are comparing...

    Asked by younglove5 on via web

    4 educator answers.

  • Macbeth
    At the beginning of the play, Macbeth is a respected general, a devoted husband, and a loyal subject of the king. The first of the witches' prophecies bring out his ambitious nature, but he...

    Asked by kristajoe on via web

    4 educator answers.

  • Romeo and Juliet
    There are several people that could be blamed for the deaths of these two young people. Their parents, by keeping the feud between the two families going. Mercutio can be blames, to some degree. He...

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  • Romeo and Juliet
    Good question. Juliet's age is, you're quite right, specified by the Nurse and Lady Capulet in Juliet's first scene as not-quite-fourteen. As for Romeo's age, Shakespeare never tells us! We know -...

    Asked by jazlyn on via web

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  • Social Sciences
    Other things to consider: * Reduces international poverty * Contributes to the spread of technology * Adds to the profitability of companies and corporations * Builds stronger trade ties and...

    Asked by nicksnack on via web

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  • Business
    That's quite a question you've got there! Okay, here we go, in relation to India: OLIGOPOLY: A situation where there are only a few sellers in a particular economy who control a particular...

    Asked by ruthra on via web

    1 educator answer.

  • Romeo and Juliet
    "Romeo and Juliet" begins with a triple pun on the word collier (coal vendor) which sound like choler (anger) and collar(hangman's noose). (I,i,1-4)Here are some others:Give me a torch....

    Asked by bdp on via web

    3 educator answers.

  • Economics
    The United States has a mixed economy. It is a combination of a free market economy and a command economy. Compared with most other countries around the world, it is more towards a free market...

    Asked by gangstachik on via web

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  • Social Sciences
    One of the most important advantages of social media is certainly the speed and efficiency in which it allows communication between people. For example, in the 2013 protests which took place in...

    Asked by Natalie Saaris on via web

    1 educator answer.

  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Harper Lee’s novel of life in a small town in the American South when racism remained embedded in the regional psyche, To Kill a Mockingbird, has numerous examples of such racism directed...

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  • The Great Gatsby
    East and West Egg represent, respectively, the split among upper class society of old-monied, aristocratic families and the "nouveau riche" families whose fortunes were recently made. In the time...

    Asked by aub2 on via web

    3 educator answers.

  • Sociology
    The sociological perspective is a perspective on human behavior and its connection to society as a whole. It invites us to look for the connections between the behavior of individual people and...

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    1 educator answer.

  • The Odyssey
    Odysseus demonstrated god-like qualities in The Odyssey through his intelligence and ability to inspire his men. In one instance, he tricked the Cyclops Polyphemus by telling him his name was...

    Asked by nickr on via web

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  • Macbeth
    Macbeth is a play of contradiction and ambition. Driven to becoming King, Macbeth will kill all and any that get in his way. He puts his faith in the words and prophesies of three witches, after...

    Asked by sts on via web

    1 educator answer.

  • Romeo and Juliet
    One good place to start finding oxymorons in Romeo and Juliet is Romeo's first longer speech in the very first scene. One example is "brawling love." While it may be true that lover's quarrels can...

    Asked by catlynnrainer on via web

    1 educator answer.

  • Great Depression and New Deal
    During the Great Depression, the role of the federal government changed tremendously. Before the Depression hit, the federal government did little or nothing to help people financially. This was...

    Asked by deeco18 on via web

    3 educator answers.

  • Math
    The easiest way I have for knowing the difference between linear and nonlinear is the exponent value on the variable x. It is important to understand the root word in linear. It is LINE. A...

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  • Science
    There are several observations that we can identify some chemical reaction have taken place with in a system. Change in temperature-usually when a reaction takes place heat will be absorbed or...

    Asked by connorcolin3 on via web

    1 educator answer.

  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    In chapter three, Scout has had a bad day at school. She comes home in a bad mood about what had happend with her teacher and asks Atticus if she can stay at home and not return to school. In my...

    Asked by misses-jacob-black on via web

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  • Romeo and Juliet
    In the final scene of the play, Prince Escalus actually absolves Friar Laurence of all guilt, saying, "We still have known thee for a holy man" (V.iii.281). Prince Escalus even lays all blame on...

    Asked by alexisb0204 on via web

    1 educator answer.

  • The Great Gatsby
    Well, one of the most important things that this quote tells the reader about Daisy is that she is extremely materialistic. If the reader has not yet picked up on that fact, this quote is sure to...

    Asked by dianaa on via web

    2 educator answers.

  • Computer Science
    One of the overwhelming advantages of the computer lies in its very necessity. Computer technology and use is of critical importance. Its ability for communication and storing data would...

    Asked by dgo on via web

    1 educator answer.

  • Guide to Literary Terms
    Just because someone, however distinguished, calls something a "fallacy" does not necessarily make it a fallacy or prohibit writers from using it. I see nothing wrong in ascribing human feelings to...

    Asked by anmartin08 on via web

    6 educator answers.

  • Business
    A free market economy is driven by individual innovation and the notion that hard work and ingenuity will be rewarded by success. All businesses exist to make a profit. Therefore, in the free...

    Asked by mrright on via web

    3 educator answers.

  • History
    The emergence of the United States as a world superpower helped transform its perception in the world. Europe had been decimated by the war, nations in Asia, Africa, and South America that had...

    Asked by legerdemain on via web

    9 educator answers.

  • Science
    Solute and solvent are the two components of a solution. A solvent is a substance that dissolves the solute. And the solute is the substance being dissolved. To identify them, take note that if the...

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    1 educator answer.

  • Great Depression and New Deal
    The approaches of these two presidents did have something in common. Both presidents used the federal government more than any previous president had to try to get the economy back to full...

    Asked by lro1979 on via web

    3 educator answers.

  • Communications in the Workplace
    The difference is that "interpersonal" refers to relationships or actions that take place between two or more people while "intrapersonal" refers to things that go on exclusively within one...

    Asked by greyshipskin on via web

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  • Romanticism
    The Romantic movement began somewhere near the end of the 18th century in Western Europe and lasted well into the first half of the 19th century. In part, the movement was a rebellion in response...

    Asked by sanjib on via web

    1 educator answer.

  • The Outsiders
    The meaning of the poem is that the things that are most beautiful in life are also the things that have the shortest lives. He says the first leaves of nature are their most beautiful and that...

    Asked by asilly on via web

    4 educator answers.

  • The Story of My Life
    Helen Keller is the main character in The Story of My Life which is a personal account of Helen's young life after she has a debilitating illness as a baby and is rendered blind and deaf. Annie...

    Asked by puppeteerfromhell on via web

    1 educator answer.

  • Of Mice and Men
    George kills Lennie by shooting him in the back of the head to save him from a more painful death at the hands of Curley, who has vowed to make him suffer for the death of his wife. George loves...

    Asked by crusaderofchaos456 on via web

    3 educator answers.

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