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The Scarlet LetterA lifelong preoccupation of Hawthorne was the hypocrisy of his Puritan ancestors and the resulting guilt that he felt for their sanctimonious transgressions. Of all sins, the sin of hypocrisy is...

Social SciencesIf we knew how to stop corruption, there would surely be less of it in the world. We do not know for sure how to end corruption in all places. One way to end corruption is to give better salaries...

The Kite RunnerFirst, it is important to identify items in the novel that have symbolic value. For example, the slingshot used by Hassan and Sohrab factors heavily in two important scenes in the novel. They...

MathWe have y = (sin x)/ x => y = (x^1) * (sin x) y' = x^1 * cos x + sin x * (1)*x^2 => y' = (cos x)/x  (sin x)/x^2 The required value of dy/dx = (cos x)/x  (sin x)/x^2 At a stationary...

MathYou want the point on the graph y = x^2 where the tangent is parallel to the line 2x  y = 2. Parallel lines have the same slope. The line given is 2x  y = 2 => y = 2x  2 As this is in the...

MathYou are not allowed to ask more than one question. I am answering your first question. You have given the function as f(x) = sin0.5x+ cos1/3x . I am not sure if the x in the second term is in the...

The Boy in the Striped PajamasGretel is a character caught up in the Nazi propaganda that was so prevalent during the time period. She is an adolescent girl, which means that her maturation convinces her to be enamored with...

The Scarlet LetterIn Chapter XIII of The Scarlet Letter, seven years have transpired since Hester's ignominy on the Puritan scaffold. In this time of alienation, Hester has endured her loneliness and turned it to...

MathWe have a + b + c = 0 and a^3 + b^3 + c^3 = 99. We need to find the value of a*b*c. a^3 + b^3 + c^3 = 99 => ( a + b + c)(a^2 + b^2 + c^2  ab  bc  ca) + 3abc = 99 => 0*(a^2 + b^2 + c^2  ab...

PhilosophyThis is one of the biggest philosophical questions around, and there is no way to answer it conclusively. Many people do believe, for various reasons, that their lives have meaning. Please follow...

Animal FarmI think that the actions of the Pigs when they enter the roles of power represent Orwell's fundamental mistrust of government. One of the predominant themes of the novel is that political...

FaustIn Goethe's Faust, at the beginning, to prove to Mephisopheles that all men are not evil, The Lord wagers with the other that Faust, The Lord's servant, can be saved. Mephistopheles has taken the...

FaustGoethe's Faust, Part Two, is broken down into five separate acts. His goals in several sections overlap with things he has tried to accomplish in an earlier section. In Act One of Part Two, after...

FaustIn Goethe's Faust Part I, we see the main character who is unhappy and desiring more knowledge; he even contemplates becoming part of the cosmos through suicide. He lives an academic life, separate...

MathWe use the property that the sum of all the angles of a polygon with n sides is equal to 180*(n  2). If the exterior angles are equal to 30 degrees, the interior angles are equal to 180  30 = 150...

ScienceA sheet of red transparent plastic would absorb light of all colors except red. Only red light is allowed to pass through the plastic. If the light coming from an object has a component which is...

Cry, the Beloved CountryWith all due respect, you need to be very careful with this question. Actually, this novel was written and based before the policy of apartheid was introduced, so we need to remember the historical...

ScienceWhite light consists of all the frequencies of electromagnetic radiation that are visible to us. In other words, white light is made up of all the colors of light. Objects that appear white do not...

MedeaThis is a great motif to consider in this play. Medea manipulates everyone around her in order to get what she wants from life. That Medea has to use manipulation is an interesting point through....

MacbethIn Shakespeare's play, Macbeth, one of the major themes is that of appearance versus reality, specifically in the guise of deception. There are many things that are not as they appear. The witches...

A Tale of Two CitiesIn Charles Dickens' novel, A Tale of Two Cities, the Marquis is annoyed with the mender of roads because the man saw someone hanging from a chain beneath the Marquis' carriagebut couldn't give...

CinemaReligion does not play a major role in the film's developments. The racism in the Mississippi Delta setting of the film is a part of the social setting. To this end, one could say that religion...

LiteratureJaques Lacan's theory of identity development includes the mirror stage (also mirror phase) between six months of age and eighteen months of age at which time, according to Lacan's theory, an...

HistorySince Buchanan is the only President of the United States to never marry, there has of late been abundant speculation about his sexual orientation. There is no evidence to support any conclusion in...

CalculusWe'll create the remarcable limit: lim(1 + x)^(1/x) = e We'll add and subtract 1: lim[1 + (a^x + b^x)/2  1]^(1/x) = lim[1+(a^x + b^x  2)/2]^(1/x) lim{[1+(a^x + b^x ...

BeowulfThe epic poem Beowulf has an interesting trait, and it is that it mixes elements of paganism and Christianity. when it comes to the Christian elements, we find that Grendel, the dragon, and his...

HistoryThe primary cultural belief was in the supremacy and power of the Church. The common belief in Chaucer's time was that life was merely a state preceding when one went to an eternal reward or...

ReferenceOnline sources often pose challenges when you're including them in papers in which you use intext or internal citation. Many of these websites, in fact, do not include authors or page numbers, so...

BusinessMost professions come with a written code of ethics. A professional code of ethics governs individuals' conduct within their profession so that their behavior is ethical, honest, and above...

FrankensteinIn my mind, if this argument were going to be advanced, I think that one points to the taking of human life. The monster kills human beings. That is where the crux of the argument lies. Victor...

MathThe equation used by Kianti to determine her tax is t = 0.15*s  500, where her salary is s. If her salary is in the range $30,000  $35,000 her tax is also in a range. The highest value of tax...

MathHow many quarters, dimes, and nickels does she have?Jennifer has 10 fewer quarters than dimes and...One dime = 10 cents, 1 nickel = 5 cents and 1 quarter = 25 cents. Let the number of dimes with Jennifer be D. As she has 10 fewer quarters than dimes, she has D  10 quarters. And she has 5 fewer...

Sonnet 130The theme statement in your post is exactly the point that Shakespeare is making in this sonnet. He is describing his beloved in some not so flattering terms. Frankly, the poem is kind of...

The Great GatsbyThis topic has already been dealt with on eNotes. Here is a comprehensive link for you: http://www.enotes.com/greatgatsby/search?q=examples+of+immorality

Twelfth NightAs the play's court jester, Feste is characterized as both a witty and wise person. One of Feste's functions is to illustrate the merry, festive themes of Twelfth Night that are associated with the...

MathLet the length of the pen be L and the width be W. One of the sides of the pen will be the barn. As we have to maximise the area of the pen that is constructed, the barn should form one of the...

Death of a SalesmanCharley is a loyal friend to Willy, and desperately wants him to accept reality to allow him to have a real future. They have known each other for a long time, and despite their constant sparring...

Pride and PrejudiceThe characters of Caroline Bingley and Elizabeth Bennet in the novella Pride and Prejudice are hard to compare and easier to contrast. Caroline Bingley is unmarried and rich, but does not have any...

Pride and PrejudiceThis hilarious speech comes after Lizzie's debate with Miss Caroline Bingley about what makes an "accomplished woman." Let us just remember the definition of dramatic irony. It is a form of irony...

BusinessThe income required to be earned is $40000. Let the number of units to be sold for that be N. The variable costs for each unit are $105 and the fixed costs per unit are 720,000/N. The tax that is...

BusinessThe income required to be earned is $25000. Let the number of units to be sold for that be N. The variable costs for each unit are $90 and the fixed costs per unit are 450,000/N. The tax that is...

MathWe know that the surface area of a sphere is given by the formula S=4*pi*r^2, where r is the radius of the sphere. We need the rate of change of the surface area with respect to the radius when the...

The Scarlet LetterWith Dimmesdale's confession in the third scaffold scene of The Scarlet Letter, the spiritual triangle is completed for Hester, Pearl, and the minister, while the devilish Roger Chillingworth, who...

ScienceAbout DNAInsulin is a relatively small protein,having a total of 51 amino acids in its structure....Proteins are manufactured according to the genetic code which is located in the DNA. It is then copied by the mRNA in the process of transcription. The mRNA travels to a ribosome, where this code...

MathThe identity that has to be proved is : (tan x + 1)/(tan x)  (sec x * csc x + 1)/(tan x + 1) = (cos x)/(sin x + cos x). We know that tan x = sin x / cos x , sec x = 1/cos x and csc x = 1/sin x....

BusinessOne of the most significant new trends in advertisement is the use of social media. Businesses large and small are using the internet and the power of the masses to get the word out about their...

Shakespeare's SonnetsYour question is very much a matter of opinion, but in order to have an opinion you must first understand what the speaker of the poem is saying. Sonnet 12 is about the inevitable end of all...

A Streetcar Named DesireI think that it is in the Fourth Scene that the nature of the main characters begins to emerge. On one hand, Stanley's vindictiveness is on large display. He understands Blanche as a threat, and...

Social SciencesSocial norms are shared expectations about what kinds of behaviors are and are not acceptable. These are not actual rules because you cannot get in actual legal trouble for breaking them....

A Streetcar Named DesireBlanche's representation in this scene is one of the first times that she actively begins to campaign for Stella to leave Stanley. She is seen as an opposing force, pulling on Stella. In this...