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• Math
Let f(x) = e^x + 1/x Then F(x) = intg f(x): ==> F(x) = intg ( e^x + 1/x) dx = intg e^x dx + intg 1/x dx We know that: intg e^x = e^x intg 1/x = ln x ==> F(x) = e^x + ln x + C

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• The Wasps
On the surface level, The Wasps shows the general theme of modern beliefs against traditional, or old age against youth. At the same time, the play makes many contemporary references and has themes...

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• Math
Let the denominator be x: Then the numerator = 2x Then the fraction is 2x/x Now, if the numerator doubled ==> 2(2x) and the cenomenator is decreased by 3==> x-3 The the new fraction is :...

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• I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is challenged pretty often in public schools as having inappropriate content for high school readers. There are some sexual references which some consider too...

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• Math
To calculate sin 75, we'll write 75 as the sum of 2 angles: 75 = 30 + 45 We'll apply sine function both sides: sin 75 = sin (30+45) To calculate sin (30+45), we'll apply the formula: sin (a+b) =...

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• Math
To transform the sum into a product, we'll have to have in the given expression, 2 like trigonometric functions. Since we have already the term cos x, we'll write the value 1 as cos 0. We'll...

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• We Real Cool
Epistrophy - "we" is the repeated word at the end of the successive clauses. It depends on how you look at it, but I see this as taking emphasis off the "we" and more emphasis on what "we" do....

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• History
If we operated in a vacuum and made the presumption that future generations would not have the same method of communication in the language that we do, I think that our short hand method of using...

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• Math
a) The total number of ways of arranging 10 bricks in a row = 10P10 =10!. The number of ways the 3 bricks staying together consecutively in all arrangements is as good as treating those 3 bricks...

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• Reference
Here in the United States, we don't use trains nearly as much as some other countries. I have only been on 3 long distance train trips in my life. My most memorable one was near Christmas of 1990....

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• Their Eyes Were Watching God
Their Eyes Were Watching God recounts the story of Janie and her life's journey with three different men. The first, Logan, is the man she married because her grandmother was afraid. She was...

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• Sonny's Blues
As Kip Wheeler Ph.D. says, "Usually in medias res is a technique used to heighten dramatic tension or to create a sense of mystery." The technique of in medias res, Latin for in the middle, allows...

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• Fahrenheit 451
Well, the good news is there are plenty of examples in this novel. I will give you a few from Part 1 of the novel to start you off and then you can go back to the book and see if you can find some...

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• Good Country People
When Manley Pointer steals Hulga's leg, he steals her identity, her beliefs and part of her soul. The wooden leg has been what has made her unique, but also one of Flannery O'Connor's...

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• The Scarlet Letter
Yes. In Chapter XIII, Hester, although she is ostracized from much of society, is always "quick to acknowledge her sisterhood" with mankind. Having suffered so herself, she tenderly administers to...

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• Romeo and Juliet
In Romeo and Juliet, many attitudes toward love are represented. It is this variety in outlooks that allows Shakespeare to create certain events and relationships. Had every character had the...

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• Everyday Use
The conflict in "Everyday Use" arises out of the different attitudes and values of the two sisters in the story, Maggie and Dee. This conflict is borne out in a dispute over household objects, for...

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• Science
Karyotyping is carried out on cells during the process of Mitotic cell division. During this time in a cell's life cycle, the chromosomes are coiled and thickened. They must be arrested during cell...

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• Math
We'll calculate the area of the rectangle: A = length*width We'll note the width of the rectangle as w and the length of the rectangle as 2w - 3. A = (2w-3)*w But, from enunciation, we know that A...

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• Math
We'll divide both sides by 2: Since the value is positive, teh inequality still holds: (x - 1/2)(x+2)<0 We'll conclude that a product is negative if the factors are of opposite sign. There are 2...

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• History
I think that the distinction brought up in the question is actually one in the same. The depressed years of the 1930s can be seen as "the good old days" for FA football. Certainly, political...

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• 1984
To me, the major meaning of this statement is that the whole idea of this society is to control the minds of the people. In order to understand this, let us think about the nature of Newspeak. The...

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• Poetry
For Gillian Clarke's poem "Lament," the stanzas shown use imagery and metaphors to describe the realities of what occurred in the Gulf War. (Poetry is very subjective, speaking to different people...

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• Animal Farm
The power struggle between Napoleon and Snowball reaches its climax in Chapter 5. The conflict between them has of course been heightening, with disagreements concerning the direction that the farm...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
You are right in identifying the importance of the point of view in this story. As the tale is narrated from the first person perspective, coming from Scout, we see everything from the point of...

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• History
The first commercial flight in India was on October 15, 1932. It was a single-engined De Haviland Puss Moth, belonging to Tata Airlines, plane carrying mail of Imperial Airways. The plane was flown...

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• Lord of the Flies
The author's point of the entire book is to demonstrate how human nature is to resort to savagery when conveniences of civilization are removed. Furthermore, I believe he intended to show that the...

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• The Rocking-Horse Winner

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
Scout's curiosity is first shown in the shining something she sees in the knothole on the Radley's lot. When she grabs that piece of gum, sniffs it, puts it in her mouth and doesn't die, this...

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• Social Sciences
Do you mean their physical environment -- like whether they live some place hot or cold? If so, there are arguments that say that people whose culture evolves in harsh conditions are more likely...

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• Transcendentalism
"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that...

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• The Crucible
Your question implies there is a conflict between these two men in The Crucible; however, I'm not sure I would agree with the premise that they actually have one. They do, however, have points of...

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• Trifles
Even before the play starts, the women walk in behind the men and this is an interesting aspect to an exciting beginning. By walking in after the men, this lowers the women to such a lower level...

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• Sylvia Plath
There are many points of comparison between the poem “Tulips” and the story “The Yellow Wallpaper.” Both works have a first-person narrator who is gripped by depression and psychological...

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• Sylvia Plath
The last lines of the poem show the speaker comparing her present mental condition with normalilty. She is therefore capable of recalling better memories of past tastes and pleasures, and of...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
This is actually an implied metaphor. Remember that a metaphor is a literary device that compares one thing to something else without using the words "like" or "as" (that would be a simile)....

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• The Great Gatsby
The short answer is that it ends this way because that's how Fitzgerald wrote it. I wouldn't say it necessarily had to end that way, that the Author is infallible or that "destiny" played a role...

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• Sylvia Plath
The poem’s speaker is convalescing in a hospital room. Although she is attended by nurses and doctors, basically she is alone, and she has just received a dozen red tulips, obviously from her...

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• Denise Levertov
“Peripheral vision” refers to the nature of the speaker’s consciousness, in which apparently pressing problems become less important, just as when we focus on an object in front of us, other...

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• Denise Levertov
The speaker feels happy, but also knows that her happiness is temporary, dependent on good circumstances and a good mood. The change is inevitable, with the loss of mood and the imposition of...

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• Maxine Kumin
The language is studiously specific. The result is that the poem seems to be about the real world, the outside one affected by world leaders like Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill (the “Big...

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• Carolyn Kizer
The poem is confessional, with the speaker, a woman, baring her soul, expressing the terror that comes to her at night, and lamenting the loss of her love and the onset of loneliness, admitting...

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• Carolyn Kizer
To portray the loneliness of failed love, the poem fuses images of the nightscape with the speaker’s feelings. The central images are visual and auditory. The moonlight is cold, disturbing, and a...

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• A. E. Housman
Even though the speaker is young, he has lived long enough to acknowledge the speed with which time passes. The words “only” (line 7) and “little” (line 10) indicate his perspective, for...

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• Essay Lab
You could begin with an anecdote rather than such a general statement. An effective example for civil rights is to briefly tell the story of Ruby Bridges, one of the first children to attend a...

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• Miss Brill
The rising action is always important in a short story; in Katherine Mansfield's "Miss Brill," the rising action literally sets the stage for the tremendous crash (fall) which is to come. We meet...

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• The Doll's House
In this excellent story there are actually very few round characters. Remember that a flat character can be compared to a paper doll - they are two dimensional, with only one or two key personality...

• 1984
To start off, they are all women, and women, for the first part of the novel are only a source of guilt, angst, frustration and unhappiness for Winston. His memories of his mother and sister are...

• A. E. Housman
If you mean "by what means" is time portrayed, it is portrayed by the image of the trees and their flowers. If you are asking what time is portrayed as, it is portrayed as something that is...

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