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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...

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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...

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  • Essay Lab
    The thing about an autobiographical essay is that you DON'T want to start out with a cheesy beginning. In that case, be sure you DON'T say, "Once upon a time," or "I was born on November 13,...

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  • 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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  • 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...

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  • Essay Lab
    For the most part, your grammatical constructions are correct. In the 4th sentence, however, you will want to change the verb took to has taken (present Perfect tense, meaning the action started in...

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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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  • 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...

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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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  • Chemistry
    Compounds are substances that can be broken down through various chemical processes into elements. Elements are substances that cannot be broken down any further; all the atoms of an element are...

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  • Beowulf
    Beowulf is one of the most famous poems in old English. It is about three thousand lines long and the story revolves around three battles. In the poem, Beowulf, a warrior from Geats comes to the...

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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...

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  • 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...

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  • Beowulf
    In Old English, a "kenning" is a compound expression that has a figurative or metaphorical meaning. An example is "light-of-battle," used to mean a "sword" in the following example from Beowulf:...

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  • Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)
    The three main characters of the story are the narrator Jerome, generally known as J to his friends, and George and Harris. All are young and single. Jerome throws in plenty of self-deprecating...

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  • History
    It is important to study history so one may learn about past human behavior that is relevant to the intellectual growth and development of an individual. Studying the events of the past give us an...

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  • Science
    While the functions and applications of a computer are almost endless, we can sense four primary purposes that are all linked to data (information): Entering data, manipulating data, viewing...

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  • Science
    The short answer is that velocity is the speed with a direction, while speed does not have a direction. Speed is a scalar quantity -- it is the magnitude of the velocity. Speed is measured in units...

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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...

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  • Guide to Literary Terms
    Please consider these examples: skinny, thin, and slender. These three words all mean having less weight on one's body than what might be considered average. But the connotations differ since the...

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  • 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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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • History
    The first settlers of Jamestown endured the problems of hostile Indians, starvation, and poor leadership and government. Jamestown was the second English Colony in the New World (Roanoke being the...

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  • Beowulf
    Beowulf possesses many great heroic qualities: Inhuman strength: he is able to defeat Grendel by ripping his arm off; he is able to defeat Grendel's mother by holding his breath an insane length...

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  • 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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  • Beowulf
    An epic hero has to perform heroic deeds. Beowulf kills Grendel, Grendel's mother, and the dragon, all of which are heroic deeds that no one else was able or willing to take on. The foes that...

    Asked by qbice1480 on via web

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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...

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  • Life of Pi
    Before Yann Martel wrote "Life of Pi," he had written 2 previous novels that had completely flopped. They didn't get very good reviews, and had little or no success in the market. He was feeling...

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  • 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...

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  • Social Sciences
    The internet can be both helpful and hindering to people of all ages. For children, the internet provides a vast library of knowledge. Students literally have the world at their fingertips. Any...

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  • History
    The slave trade had many effects on Africa. Most of them were, of course, negative, though we can argue that the slave trade was positive for some African states at least in the short term. One...

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  • The Road Not Taken
    Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,And sorry I could not travel bothAnd be one traveler, long I stoodAnd looked down one as far as I couldTo where it bent in the undergrowth; The two roads...

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  • Beowulf
    A kenning is a figurative literary device, usually a compound expression used in place of a name or noun. Kennings is Old English poetry function in much the same way as epithets in classical epic...

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  • The Crucible
    Arthur Miller is an American playwright who wrote The Crucible in 1952. Thus, the play was written on the heels of World War II, which ended in 1945, and was written during a time in which the...

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  • Declaration of Independence
    The most important ideas in the Declaration are found early in the document. In that part of the document, Jefferson is spelling out the theory that allowed the colonists to claim that they had...

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  • Guide to Literary Terms
    Prose refers simply to any written piece of work that is built on sentences (and paragraphs) rather than lines or verses (like poetry). Examples/kinds of prose include novels, short stories,...

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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...

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  • Science
    The cell theory was arrived at after much study of living cells due to the intellectual contributions of Matthias Schleiden who noted all plants contains cells, and in 1838 added that different...

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  • Beowulf
    One of the first aspects of an epic poem one examines to learn about the society the poem derives from is the characterization of the hero: specifically, what makes the hero a hero. In the case of...

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  • Math
    Hey Shelly, All of these answers are great, but unless you get a better conceptual understanding of the basic parts of a slope intercept equation you will continue to struggle with these equations...

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    10 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...

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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...

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    1 educator answer.

  • Science
    The physical change occurs when the heat displaces the bonds that solidify the wax. Upon cooling, the wax is able to form the bond again. The chemical changes are much more complex. The first...

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  • The Most Dangerous Game
    EXPOSITION. We learn about Rainsford's hunting prowess and his newest expedition to South America, where his yacht is headed while passing through Caribbean waters. RISING ACTION. Rainsford is...

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  • Teachers
    In my teaching career, I have almost always worked with the more difficult students. I had decided to be a teacher because I felt that I could reach any kind of student, and I wanted to give back...

    Asked by kurlykarman on via web

    18 educator answers.

  • 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...

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  • Science
    Renewable energy sources are ones which don't run out - which can be renewed. We can keep using them and using them, and we'll never run out. Examples of renewable sources include wind, water power...

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  • Science
    A rainbow is made by the reflection and refraction of light that interacts with raindrops. Depending on how this interaction occurs with your location relative to the sun and the raindrops you may...

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  • 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...

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