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• The Scarlet Letter
Lots of things happen to him ... some more obvious than others. In the long run, his guilt eats away at him until he dies. There is not direct link to this, just as there is no proof that...

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• The Interlopers
You are right in thinking that Georg Znaeym is the antagonist in this classic Saki story. We know before we are introduced to Georg that he is the implacable enemy of Ulrich von Gradwitz. Georg is...

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• The Odyssey
If I understand your question, you are asking how the actions of the characters in the Odyssey interact with the space or location of Ithaca: how Ithaca fits in to the grand epic. Most of Homer's...

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• Math
To determine the equation of the line, we'll impose the conditions: 1) The equation of the line is perpendicular to the given parabola if and only if the product of the slope of the line and the...

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Poe is the original master of suspense, and this short story, "The Cask of Amontillado," is evidence of that fact. The narrator talks to an invisible and unknowable audience (us), but there is...

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• Math
2x-5y = 17 For the first pair: (1, _) we are given x-value, then we need to determine y-value: ==> 2x - 5y = 17 ==> 2*1 - 5y = 17 ==> 2-5y = 17 ==> 5y = -15 ==> y= -3 ==> the...

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• The Crucible
I think that we have to go back to the definition of the term, "crucible," in order to better understand its significance. The word "crucible" refers to an object that withstands heat and does not...

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• Into the Wild
Even though I am not quite sure if you are asking to compare the notion of transcendentalism in the movie "Into the Wild" or the book by John Krakauer, I suggest that you perhaps begin with a...

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• Math
let the equation bel : y- y1 = m(x-x1) Given the slope m = 2/3 ==> y-y1 = (2/3)(x-x1) Let (x1,y1) be any point of the line. We know that the y-intercept = -8 Then the point (0,-8) is on the...

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• Thomas Hobbes
Hobbes primary contribution to Western Civilization was to reconfigure how human beings were conceived. Hobbes was able to argue that human nature reflected one of self interest, capable of doing...

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• Fahrenheit 451
If you are talking about what happens in Section 3, then the answer is that Montag finds (or is found by) a group of men who call themselves "book covers." They are led by a man named Granger....

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• Of Mice and Men
The 1930s was during the Great Depression, and is the time frame that Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is set in. Migrant workers traveled all over the country in those days picking and working in the...

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• The Crucible
In the end, the idea of belonging lies at the very essence of the play. The drama unfolds in the strict definitions of "us" and "them" oppositions. There is a sense that those who are not part of...

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• Science
We're allowed to address one question per post, so I can get you started in the right direction. An epidemic is an outbreak of a disease in a localized area, usually a city or region. So if flu...

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• Law and Politics
If I understand your question correctly, you are asking how an easier standard of proof affects innocent defendants. If so, having an easier standard of proof would tend to make it easier for an...

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• The Egypt Game
The tiny figure that catches April's interest the first time she goes into the professor's shop is, according to the professor, a "pre-Columbian burial figure" which was made in Mexico about two...

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• Twilight
i have not read the book but ive seen the movie version . i believe the moral values that can be found in the story is how bella's family is tied in spite of the separation of her parents, the...

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• Heart of Darkness
The report you refer to comes in the middle section of the book. Marlow discovers that the International Society for the Suppression of Savage Customs had entrusted him with the making of a report,...

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• Social Sciences
When you say "the health problem" I assume that you are talking about the fact that so many people today are unhealthy (especially, if we are talking about the US, obese). If so, I would say that...

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• Math
Given is the probability of dective item = 2/5 = 0.4 = p say So the probability of not getting the deffective item in a draw = 1-2/5 = 0.6 = q = (1-p) say . Also 0 < p , q < 1 The...

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• My Antonia
When the reader first meets Antonia, she is a young girl. She is full of hope and plans for the future. She wants to learn English, she wants to go to school. After her father dies, however, she...

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• The Great Gatsby
One way in which Nick and Gatsby are alike in chapter 3 is that neither one is careless. Jordan says to Nick, toward the end of the chapter, "I hate careless people. That's why I like you."...

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• Araby
Holy cow: 3 sentences! This story is worth much more because of its intensity of emotion and its final disappointment. However: I think the flashback occurs when the narrator returns to the room...

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• A Red, Red Rose
The short answer: Yes. Standardized spelling is something very new to the English language, as strange as that may seem to us. Go back just two hundred years or so and you'll see people spelling...

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• Literature
There are many different objects one could use to represent something significant in Jodi Picoult's novel Nineteen Minutes. - A pistol to represent the murders. - A picture of a high school to...

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• Reference
1) America declared an end to US combat operations in Iraq (although US troops are still fighting in places and isolated operations), and that our forces were in the process of being drawn down to...

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• Math
Since AB is perpendicular to AC Then the product of the slopes = -1 Let m1 be the slope for AB: ==> m1= (-2-3)/(4-1) = -5/3 Let m2 be the slope for CD ==> m1*m2 = -1 ==> -5/3 *m2 = -1 ==:...

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• Civil Disobedience
At the start of this essay, Thoreau argues that the war with Mexico proves that the government of the US can be perverted by a relatively few people. To me, he is saying that the war is made...

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• Math
Since both cars are driving at the same speed, then they should pass the same distance at a given time. Regardless the direction of the cars, the lines that represents the distances are equal. Let...

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• Civil Disobedience
It's strange, but I think that Thoreau is probably more of the logic that suggests individuals have more of a moral clarity than government does. Thoreau holds little hope for the institution of...

• Math
Let the elevation represent the y-axis, Then we have the point (0, 1150) is on one end of the river. Let the length of the river represent the x -axis ==> the point (2400, 0) in on the other...

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• The Sniper
I assume, from your last question, that you are talking about the way in which the sniper tricked his enemy. If so, I think that it probably was his best choice. The reason for this is that the...

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• The Most Dangerous Game
The climax of Richard Connell's short story, "The Most Dangerous Game," comes when Rainsford escapes by diving from the rocks into the sea and later emerging to surprise General Zaroff in his...

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• The Sniper
Specifically, the sniper in this story solves the threat to his life through trickery. The main threat to his life (after he has killed the man in the turret) is from the enemy sniper. He tricks...

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• The Sniper
In "The Sniper," like the famous short story, "The Most Dangerous Game," the climax of the story occurs at the very end. The difference between the two is that there is a small amount of resolution...

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• The Hobbit
After the Eagles rescue Thorin's company, they bring them to the Lord of the Eagles on the Great Shelf, which was a wide shelf of rock high up on the mountain-side; the only way to access the Great...

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• Hamlet
This would depend greatly on which film version you are viewing. The actual text of the play opens with just the guards on duty at the castle and Hortatio joining them to discuss the recent...

• History
King Henry the VIII of England's first wife, Queen Catherine, had a rough life! She was a true princess, daughter of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain. She was first married to Henry's...

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• That Was Then, This Is Now
Taryn1 said "What are some symbols for bryon I need it" The truth is, a lot of things connect to Bryon. Here are some stuff you can use. a broken heart(he and cathy break up, and he was a...

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• The Lottery
To me there are a few details that stand out as elements of foreshadowing after I have read the entirety of the story. First, the stones that the children were playing with in the beginning seemed...

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• Fahrenheit 451
In my opinion, there are two possible reasons. First, the government probably does not think these guys are any kind of a threat to them. I mean, so what if there are some people out walking...

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• The Scarlet Ibis
"The Scarlet Ibis" contains many themes. Let's say a good theme to consider in relating it to Doodle is obstacles. Throughout the story, the character of Doodle wows his audience at home as he...

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• Law and Politics
Mechanics lien laws are statutory and tend to be strictly construed. I think you need to consult a lawyer or at least your local trade association to see what the requirements in Missouri are to...

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• Social Sciences
In my opinion, the United States has not been pursuing a realist approach for quite some time. We have been purusing more of an idealist approach at least since the time of 9/11. Although Pres....

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• Great Expectations
In Chapter 58, Pumblechook is trying to take credit for Pip's previous good fortune -- for the fact that Pip got to go off and be educated. Because of this, he tells Pip to tell Joe that he (Pip)...

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• Romeo and Juliet
Romeo refers to love early on because he thinks he is in love with Rosaline. He offers these words that portray love with allusion through images of smoke and fire: Love is a smoke raised with the...

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• Frankenstein
Frankenstein’s greatest flaw is indicated in Shelley’s subtitle for the original text, ‘The modern Prometheus’. The idea behind the character of Victor Frankenstein draws on the myth...

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• Science
I think you're on the right track with a question like this. There are dozens of examples to choose from, though, depending on what your teacher is asking for, you might want to get a little more...

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• Everyday Use
There are several underlying context clues within "Everyday Use" that reveal the time period to be sometime in the late 60s to early 70s. Each of these clues comes the night Dee comes home with...

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