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HistoryAnother way to describe Reconstruction is to say that it was a "noble failure." I agree with this characterisation to some extent. The phrase "noble failure" has two parts  noble and failure....

A Good Man Is Hard to FindI don't actually agree he is redeemed. Whilst the grandmother is definitely redeemed through her epiphany that the Misfit is another one of her "children," the Misfit shows, that although he is...

trigonometry mathIf we'll divide the constraint from enunciation by cos x, the expression will become sin x + cos x=1 sin x/cos x + 1= 1/cos x tan x + 1= 1/cos x tan x= (1/cos x) 1 tan 2x=tan (x+x)= tan 2x = (tan...

algebra1To evaluate any value of a polynomial, we'll just have to substitute x. For x = 0, we'll have: P(0) = 0^300 + 0^200 + 0^100 + 2 P(0) = 2 For x = 1, we'll get: P(1) = (1)^300 + (1)^200 +...

Of Mice and MenThe old man of this quote refers to Candy, who is the first of the workers that George and Lennie meet as they enter the bunkhouse. What is key to realise is that in this chapter Candy tries to...

The Rape of the LockBoth poems start with mimicry of Greek epic poetry by employing praise of the subject. Swift praises Corinna as the "pride of Drury Lane" (an upscale area frequented by impoverished women with...

trigonometry1Since the given form of the complex number is rectangular form, we'll transform it into the polar form. z = a + bi z = 43i Re(z) = 4 and Im(z) = 3 The polar form: z = z(cos t + i sin t) z =...

OthelloI think that race is a part of the larger dynamic of "insider" vs. "outsider" that Othello of which Othello is both part and victim. The fundamental notion of being an "outsider" is something that...

geometry2The mid point of a line joining the points (x1, y1) and ( x2, y2) is given by [(x1 + x2) / 2 , (y1 + y2)/2] For the side, BC the coordinates of B are (7 , 3) and those of C are ( 5, 7). The mid...

algebra1We'll rewrite the equation into an equivalent form: x^2(x+2)^2  2x(x+2)  m = 0 We'll substitute the product x(x+2) by t: t^2  2t  m = 0 We'll apply the quadratic formula: t1 = [2 + sqrt(4 +...

CalculusIn other words, we'll have to calculate the 2nd term of the string, using the formula of the general term of the string. To determine the 2nd term, we'll have to evaluate the definite integral of...

Twelve Angry MenPrejudices such as the 5th juror when he says 'The kids who crawl outat those places are real trash'(p.12) show his social prejudices towards the boy and how he had already made up his mind before...

algebra1We'll compose the functions f and g. fog(x) = f(g(x)) = [g(x)]^2  g(x) f(g(x)) = (ax+b)^2  ax  b gof(x) = g(f(x)) = a*f(x) + b g(f(x)) = a*(x^2  x) + b To determine a and b, we'll impose the...

Romeo and JulietMercutio is Romeo's best friend. He is also a kinsman of the Prince. As for the relationship to the play, he functions as the comic relief. Shakespeare realized that in a tragedy, it was...

trigonometry mathWe have to show that cos 3B + cos B = 2(cos 2B)* cos B We use the relations: cos 2B = 2*(cos B)^2  1 and cos 3B = 4(cos B)^3  3cos B We start with the left hand side cos 3B + cos B => 4(cos...

As You Like ItThis is the ending line from Touchstone's speech in which he makes fun of lovers and the things they say. Here, Touchstone is saying that all people who are in love act in stupid ways. He is also...

As You Like ItIn order to understand this phrase, think about what is going on in the previous scene. In that scene, Rosalind has fallen completely in love with Orlando. She is overcome with the strength of...

AmorettiI need help understanding the structure of Spenser's Amoretti Sonnet 75, and how to compare it to...Spenser's Amoretti Sonnet 75 is structured with three quatrains (four line stanzas) and a couplet to comprise the fourteen lines of the sonnet formas prescribed by the original sonneteer,...

To Room NineteenA good thesis statement has three components in most cases. First, a good thesis statement should be debatable. If the thesis is not debatable, then it is not a thesis at all. It is a fact, which...

MathWe have to rationalize the denominator in 2 / ( sqrt 5  sqrt 3) This can be done by multiplying the numerator and denominator by ( sqrt 5 + sqrt 3). Using the relation (a  b)(a + b) = a^2  b^2...

MathThe question asks us to rationalize the denominator in the expression 5 + sqrt 3 divided by 5  sqrt 3. => Multiply the numerator and denominator by the conjugate: [(5 + sqrt 3)/(5  sqrt 3)] *...

MathWe have to rationalize the denominator in 10 / (2*sqrt 3  2*sqrt 2) This can be done by multiplying the numerator and denominator by (2*sqrt 3 + 2*sqrt 2). Using the relation (a  b)(a + b) = a^2...

MathThe man sold 400 shares with a face value of Rs. 20 paying 5% at a price of Rs. 18 and invested the proceeds in shares with a face value of Rs. 10 shares paying 7% which he could buy at a price of...

MathWe have to rationalize the denominator in sqrt 3/ ( 5  3*sqrt 3) This can be done by multiplying the numerator and denominator by (5 + 3*sqrt 3). Using the relation (a  b)(a + b) = a^2  b^2...

MathWe have to rationalize the denominator in 7 / ( 3* sqrt 6 + 2) This can be done by multiplying the numerator and denominator by (3* sqrt 6  2). Using the relation (a  b)(a + b) = a^2  b^2 gives...

MathThe question asks us to rationalize the denominator in the expression 1 divided by 1 + sqrt 2. => 1/(1 + sqrt 2) * (1  sqrt 2)/(1 sqrt 2) => (1 sqrt 2)/( 12) => (1  sqrt 2)/1 =>...

HistoryAs with many movements or actions meant to inspire change, the media helped to broaden the cause and bring the movement's purpose to more people. In the 1970s, the protests for those who were...

HistoryThe main way in which the white Southerners attempted to limit black freedom in the years soon after the Civil War was through laws known as the Black Codes. Below are two links to articles about...

Essay LabIt seems that this assignment is open to your opinions, so I highly encourage you to make it as personal as possible. Typically, "closing remarks" are made to debrief an experience. In this, it is...

The Watsons Go to Birmingham1963As we follow the hilarious and moving escapades of the Watson family from the point of view of the tender and young Kenny, a number of themes seem to emerge as Kenny grows up through what he...

LispethThe protagonist is really the only frame of reference that we have to address the issue of Anglo Indian perception in Kipling's work. Lispeth views Indians as a secondary reality. She believes...

The Lady of ShalottIn this fascinating poem a lot seems to be said about the division between art and life. The Lady of Shallot is trapped or "embowered" in her tower and left to see life as a pale imitation as...

The Kite RunnerMany of the themes in Hosseini's work is laid for the reader in the exposition of the novel. The idea of "being good" and "atonement" are both revealed in the opening chapter. The idea of a world...

Social SciencesEmile Durkheim posited four different types of suicide: altruistic, egotistic, fatalistic, and anomic. Altruistic suicide is suicide to help others. For example, an older person who can no longer...

To Kill a MockingbirdSeveral passages create a mood or a feeling as a result of the setting in To Kill a Mockingbird. In the first chapter, Scout begins to paint a picture of the town that depicts the Depression quite...

MathWe have to find the angle ABC given the points A( 1,2,3), B(5,4,3) and C(2,1,2) This can be done by using the law of cosines. First we need to determine the length of AB, BC and CA. The length of...

A Farewell to ArmsThis is an interesting question for two reasons: Traditionally, Hemingway's heroes are male, and many reviewers interpret Catherine as an undeveloped character in the novel, merely an idealized...

The ChrysalidsWe can infer that Mrs. Wender trusts David and believes that he means what he says when he tells her that he can keep Sophie's secret about her sixth toe. Of course, this is a potential moment of...

The Jilting of Granny WeatherallAs the tenacious eightyyearold Granny Weatherall lies in her deathbed she experiences a stream of thoughts and memories, especially as she recalls her being jilted at the altar of her marriage....

MathFor any two vectors, the dot product is a scalar. We have to show that a.b = (1/4)(a + b)^2  (1/4)*(a  b)^2 (1/4)(a + b)^2  (1/4)*(a  b)^2 factorize (1/4) => (1/4)[ (a + b)^2  (a  b)^2]...

MathTo find the magnitude of 3A + 2B, we need to add 3A and 2B. The angle between A and B is given as 120 degrees. The component of 3A in the direction of 2B is given by 3A* cos 30. So we have 2B ...

HistoryIt looks like there is more than one part to the question: a question about different historical ages on the Indian subcontinent, and a question about the Hindu idea of yugas, or ages. I’ll...

HistoryThis is a tough question because it's hard to distinguish between things that were actually caused by Jackson's actions and things that were caused by larger political and social trends. However,...

HistorySaudi Arabian women have limited rights compared with other neighboring countries. For example, a Saudi woman must be accompanied by a male chaperone, called a mahram, when she appears in public,...

A Doll's HouseIn Ibsen's A Doll's House, to what extent is Torvald Helmer a tragic victim?Toward the end of Act...This is a very interesting question to consider, but obviously it is a question with many possible responses. You might benefit from placing it in the discussion posting area for this group to gain...

The Horse Dealer's DaughterCertainly any work of literature could be argued to have a number of different themes, and this excellent short story by D. H. Lawrence is no exception. However, one of the themes that I found...

ScienceWhen atoms undergo fusion, energy is released. This is due to an increase in the binding energy between the particles that make up the nucleus. Binding energy is a negative energy; in the sense...

HistoryAlthough we think of the Revolutionary War as something that all Americans were behind, it really was not that way. Only a minority of Americans were actually strong supporters of the American...

ScienceSolar energy including light and heat from the sun is a renewable resource and only a small portion of the available energy is harnessed. Solar energy is limited by the technology that is available...

PoetryOdes can often be mediumlength, and two pages is not too long for an ode. Odes are simple lyric poems, and can be serious or humorous. In general, an ode is a poem celebrating something. I...