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• History
During the 1960s, there were many, many influential women. These include everyone from singers and entertainers (like Joan Baez and Jane Fonda) to writers (like Erma Bombeck) to politicians in...

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• The Wind in the Willows
There are many themes in this book. The eNotes summary and study guide for the book has an excellent discussion of the themes. Among the themes that it lists are: Hospitality. You could also...

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• A Midsummer Night's Dream
This quote is important for a couple of reasons. First, it is an example of a heroic (or rhyming) couplet--two lines of poetry that have end rhyme. As for the meaning, the quote is important...

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• Math
1) H (5,0) J(0,3) K(0,0) m1 = slope HJ = ( 3-0)/(0-5) = -3/5 M1 = midpoint HJ = ( 5/2, 3/2) Then the perpendicular bisector is: y- 3/2 = 5/3( X-5/2) Y- 3/2 = (5/3)X - 25/6 Y= (5/3)X - 25/6 + 3/2 Y=...

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• Literature
It has been generally supposed that Wordsworth’s theory of poetic language is merely a reaction against, and a criticism of, ‘the Pseudo Classical’ theory of poetic diction. But such a view...

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• Math
Let the line be : ( y- y1) = m (x-x1) where (x1,x2) is any point on the line. We know that the line pass through the midpoint of the segment AB" ==> Let M be the mid point: M = ( x1+x2)/2 ,...

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• Romeo and Juliet
At the point when Romeo murders Tybalt, we see a common character trait of Romeo: impulsiveness. This means he acts quickly out of emotion. At all other times we have seen him act impulsive when he...

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• There Will Come Soft Rains
You are right in emphasising the way that, as you call them, "human" verbs are used in the story to portray the extent of technological development and how we are presented with a fully functioning...

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• Persuasion
Mrs. Clay is wily and sufficiently flattering to Sir Walter that she deceives him (and Elizabeth) into thinking she is trustworthy as well as worthy of the family's attention. She is also the...

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• Persuasion
When Anne goes to Lyme and the Musgroves meet with CPT Wentworth's friends, both males and females met and seem to have found a good sense of camaraderie. In fact, Anne claims that he could have...

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• Persuasion
In the story, as well as in Austen's society, men had to be more careful than women when selecting their friendships. Friends were not only amicable companions, but also endpoints for networking,...

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• Persuasion
The social networking that occurs in the novel can be compared to a web. Each endpoint will have someone who will benefit something or someone else in the story. In the case of Anne, the endpoints...

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• Persuasion
This is a very interesting question to think about in relation to this novel, as it is clear that Anne gains little from her family. Note how she is described as being "nobody" to her father or...

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• A Rose for Emily
There are two very prominent instances of difference of opinion on values that are shared within society. The first is the difference in shared values reflected by how Emily chooses to associate...

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• Law and Politics
Basically, crime control proponents feel that drug courts are too lenient and will not sufficiently deter crime. In the crime control model, the whole purpose of the criminal justice system is to...

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• Law and Politics
To me, federalization of state crimes does not cut across any of the values that Packer identifies as common to both of his models. Federalization may violate other constitutional values, but it...

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• Math
Given that the area of the circle is A = 100pi cm^2. We know that the area of the circle IS : A = r^2 * pi = 100*pi ==> Divide by pi: ==> r^2 = 100 ==> r= 10 Now we will find the...

• Law and Politics
I assume that you are talking about Packer's models of the criminal justice system here. If so, the major difference between the two is in what they are each really trying to accomplish. The...

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• Math
Given that the average of (x , y, z and w ) = 25 Then we know that the average = sum of all numbers/ total of numbers ==> Ave = (x + y + z+w)/4 = 25 ==> multiply by 4: ==> x + y + z + w =...

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• Math
Given that the area of the rectangular field A is : A = 300 m^2 Also given that the perimeter P is" p = 80 m Let us assume that the sides are x and y ==> A = x*y ==> P = x+ y ==> x*y =...

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• Math
Dima wants to buy donuts for her classmates. There are 18 students in her class. She wants to buy 2x donuts for the classmates. Then she will need to buy donuts that is double the number of her...

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• Math
f " (x) = X^2 + X -1, f ' (0)=5, f (0)=10 First we need to determine f'(x) by calculating the integral of f''(x) We know that: f'(x) = intg f''(x) ==> f'(x) = intg (x^2 + x -1) dx =...

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• Medea
Euripides' Medea, first staged in 431 BCE, was one of the most horrifying plays to come to the ancient Athenian theater. In the play, Medea is responsible for the deaths of Creon, Creon's daughter,...

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• Math
y= tanx ( 4,1) Let the equation of the line be : y- y1 = m (x-x1) where (x1,y1) is any point on the line and m is the slope. ==> ( y- 1) = m (x - 4) Now we will calculate the slope: We know...

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• History
To me, it is not really possible to talk about the reactions of the various colonies (as whole entities) to the Declaration of Independence. Instead, there were different reactions from different...

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• Math
y= x^2 y= x+2 To find the area will need to find the integral for both equations: First we need to determine the intersecting points: ==> x^2 = x+ 2 ==> x^2 -x -2 = 0 ==> (x-2)(x+1) = 0...

• Math
f(x) = x^3 - 12x Find the maximum and minimum on the interval [ -3, 1] First we need to determine the critical values of f(x) in the interval [ -3, 1] Then we need to find the first derivative:...

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• Math
2^(x-3) - 8 = 0 First we will add 8 to both sides: ==> 2^(x-3) = 8 Now we will rewrite 8: we know that: 8 = 2^3 ==> 2^(x-3) = 2^3 Now since the bases are equal, then the powers are equals...

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• Math
f(x) = -x^2 - 4x -1 g(x) = -3x^2 + 5x + 4 find g(f(0) First we need to determine g(f(x) g(f(x) = g ( -x^2 - 4x -1) = -3(x^2-4x-1)^2 + 5(-x^2 - 4x -1) + 4 Let us factor (-x^2 - 4x -1) :...

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• Math
Given the current price of a TV = \$600 The current price is the price after 20% cut: Then let us assume that x is the original price of the TV before reduction. Then : Current price = original...

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• Math
sin a = 45/ x cos a = 24/x We are given that sine and cosine of an angle. Then we could use the trigonometric properties to solve: We know that: sin^2 a + cos^2 a = 1 Then we will substitute:...

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• Math
-2x+ 3 <5 First we will subtract 3 from both sides: ==> -2x + 3 - 3 < 5 - 3 ==> -2x < 2 Now we will divide by -2: (remember that when dividing or multiplying by a negative number,...

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• Math
2 1/2 inch per min. 240 inch per hour 1/4 foot per min. Which is faster? First we need to convert all of the above to the same unit. We will convert to inch per min. So we have: 2 1/2 inch/ min...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
Plot in a novel refers to the events that make up the basic storyline. Typically (though not always), a plot line is chronological and moves through each of the following phases: Exposition:...

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• Math
a) A quartic function could have two pairs of equal real zeros. It is possible .Yes it is right. Example (x-2)^2 (x+i)(x-i) = (x-a)^2(x^2+1) has 2 ral roots. b) A cubic function could have just...

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• Math
I think the question is to solve the equation for the value of y. Now you have given 3y + 6 = y - 2 subtract y from both the sides of the equation => 3y - y + 6 = y - y -2 => 2y + 6 = -2...

• The Destructors
This story is set in post-war London which has been ravaged by the German bombing. T., also known as Trevor, takes the leadership of the Wormsley Common gang away from Blackie when he suggests the...

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• A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
The quote that you are referring to comes in the second chapter of this highly amusing story. Hank, having been transported back to Arthurian times, still doesn't know where he is or in what time,...

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• The Tell-Tale Heart
You have asked a very general question which needs to be narrowed down to indicate which specific aspect of this excellent story you want to analyse. Certainly one entrance point into this story is...

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• In Another Country
The most important difference between the major and the other wounded men is that the major is older than the other men. This is true both chronologically (we assume) and mentally or emotionally....

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• Porphyria's Lover
You have asked a very broad question concerning the entire length of this rather complex poem. I am going to focus on one section of this poem that gives such a rich and disturbing psychological...

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I think there is significantly more hope offered in this text than in Oryx and Crake that you also asked about. In this text, hope is offered mainly through the innocence of the son who insists on...

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• Oryx and Crake
Well, I am afraid that this exciting and brilliant dystopian novel does not offer much hope at all. The only tantalising hope we have for humanity is the group of humans that the central...

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• The Rocking-Horse Winner
This is an interesting question, because I don't think that the story ever actually says specifically how old he is, so we just have to use clues throughout to guess. When Paul is introduced, it...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
Several characters had their own moments of courage. Boo Radley had two. First, he covered Scout and Jem with a blanket during the fire at Miss Maudie's. Then, he saved Jem and Scout from Bob...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
Imagine yourself in Calpurnia's situation as a black woman living in the South in the 1930's. Racism was rampant, her people were constantly discriminated against, poverty was constantly knocking...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
This scene serves a couple very useful purposes in showing the cultural and societal conflicts that existed in the South during the time that the novel is set. Even though it is a very simple...

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• Frost at Midnight
I have scanned the paragraph as you have asked. I am mostly familiar with iambic pentameter, which is when a poem has ten syllables per line, with the stress on every other syllable. Sonnets...

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• Social Sciences
In my opinion, if reality shows on TV are valuable at all, it is because they give people a way to dream. They allow people to imagine that it is possible for them, too, to become rich and...

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