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Lord of the FliesIn chapter 6, Jack and Ralph and a few others discover Castle Rock, the coral and rock island on which Jack and his followers decide to make their fortress. Castle Rock is high and separate from...

A & PIn terms of "A Rose For Emily" and "A&P," are similar, with a few distinct differences. You can choose the one you wish to use. We learn about the main characters in different ways in each...

The ChrysanthemumsIn the story "The Chrysanthemums," I believe the flowers are symbolic of Elisa and her personal sense of value. The blooms are beautiful and strong, just as Elisa is. They are unusual from other...

A & PThe primary source of characterization used by Updike is indirect. Specific techniques used in "A&P" to provide the reader with a characterization of Sammy, the protagonist, are listed below....

SweatI just wrote and lost a detailed answer to your question. Maybe it'll show up yet. For now, though, let me quickly summarize. 1. We might want first to agree on a definition of "plot." See the link...

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Oedipus RexProbably the best place to begin is with Aristotle's definition of a tragic hero. Write each part down, then take each one in order and see how Oedipus measure up on each one. In developing your...

LiteratureThe convergence of circumstances that made the theatre such a popular entertainment in the Elizabethan age involves a number of factors. First, Queen Elizabeth herself loved the theatre, and this...

Bridge to TerabithiaClearly there are a number of things that unite Jess and Leslie in this excellent short story. One of the key elements is the way that they are both "outsiders" in the school community. Jess is an...

OthelloEmilia is silent when Desdemona wonders aloud where her handkerchief is, and Othello questions Desdemona about it. Emilia knows that she has stolen the handkerchief and given it to Iago. But she...

Essay LabIf we are talking about lumberjacking in a nonmechanized environment, this is a very dangerous occupation indeed. First of all, there is the danger from the trees. Although skilled loggers can...

The TempestIn order to disrupt the plot that Caliban has hatched against him, Prospero does two main things. First, he uses the conspirators' greed against them. Second, he uses his magical powers to attack...

The TempestThe brief answer to this is that Prospero needs to turn his attention to the plot that Caliban has hatched against him. He knows that Caliban is plotting to kill him and he needs to take care of...

MathWe have to solve the quadratic equation 5x^2+ 13x +8 =0 To do that we can use the direct formula to calculate roots or we use an easier method here. Now we write 13x as the sum of two factors so...

The TempestAt the start of Act IV, Prospero announces that he is going to allow Miranda and Ferdinand to get married. He has watched the way that Ferdinand has gone about all the work that he has assigned...

SweatAs I understand your question, you know how to do the reference page entry for Zora Neale Hurston's short story "Sweat" but you're not sure how to do the intext citations. I recommend the source...

The TempestIn The Tempest, the main conflict revolves around Prospero's desire to enact revenge upon Antonio, Sebastian, and Alonso. Prospero has set up his plan to have Ariel create a storm that grounds...

The TempestDiscuss how Act 3 is the climax of The Tempest. Be sure to use specific examples from the 3 story...Some readers and critics argue that the end of Act 3 in The Tempest is the climax of the play. At the end of Act 3, Ariel accuses Alonso, Sebastian, and Antonio of doing wrong against Prospero....

ScienceAn alternate method is to recognize that for a string fixed at both ends the wavelength is 2 times the length of the string. In that case you have a wavelength of 2 m. The relationship between the...

Revolutionary RoadI think that there has to be some qualifications here. The first would be that the relationship between April and Frank is not very analogous to that of Daisy and Tom. The former are married to...

Fahrenheit 451Montag compares kerosene to at least a couple of different things over the course of the book. The first comparison comes in the very first paragraph of the book. At that point, he compares...

All My SonsIn All My Sons, the relationship between Joe and Kate Keller is one based on lies, unquestioned support, blind faith. Kate has known all along about Joe's dishonesty, and even though she has...

GrammarPlease help me identify simple subjects and predicatesIdentify the simple subjects and predicates...The simple subject of a sentence is the noun or pronoun that is the who or what of the sentence. The simple predicate is the verb, either showing the action in the sentence or linking the subject...

Of Mice and MenThis information can be found in the first few pages of the book. Steinbeck takes great care to develop each of their characters so that they are strikingly different, but very able to be friends....

Law and PoliticsIn this question, your instructor wants your specific opinion about your career choice and how it will fit in to the economic category of knowledge. Be sure to tailor your answer to fit what the...

Rudyard KiplingKipling uses several devices effectively to draw the attention of the reader and make us think. First in these lines: If you can meet with triumph and disaster And treat those two imposters just...

Thomas Hobbes he thought people were evil and needed an absolute monarch to control them. Leviathan, a strong dictatorial government to keep people. If there is anarchy then life would be short, nasty and brutal

Shooting an ElephantI believe that you can find all the examples that you need for this question in the first paragraph of the essay. There, the narrator gives at least a few ways in which the people of Burma showed...

Beka LambI believe that Beka is evolving. Just like other teens, she accepts some of the values of her culture and the culture of others, and rejects others. She is interested in her Granny Ivy's ideas, and...

Lord of the FliesWe are first introduced to Simon as the boy who faints. Golding is playing on the idea that Simon is epileptic and therefore, according to ancient beliefs, somewhat psychic. This prophetic trait...

To Kill a MockingbirdThe Cunninghams fall into the 2nd of the 4 tiers of Maycomb society: White Professionals (Atticus, Miss Maudie) Poor White Farmers (Cunninghams) Poor White Trash (Ewells) Blacks (Calpurnia,...

MathThe inflection points could be found by calculating the roots of the second derivative of the function (if there are any). For the beginning, we'll differentiate the function:...

MathIn order to determine the intervals on which f(x) is an increasing or decreasing function, we'll do the first derivative test. If the first derivative of the function is positive, then the...

MathIn order to prove that f(x) is an increasing function, we'll do the first derivative test. If the first derivative of the function is positive, then the function is increasing. If the first...

ScienceParts that both have in common include: cell membrane, nucleus, nucleolus, ribosomes, golgi apparatus, cytoplasm, peroxisomes, vacuoles, endoplasmic reticulum. However, there are organelles...

HamletClaudius is obviously in a very tricky position at the beginning of Act IV. He has just tried to find out the cause of Hamlet's madness, thinking that it was Ophelia. He has also been made to sit...

HamletIt is very hard not to feel sorry for Hamlet in lots of ways, though equally we might argue that he has acted disproportionately to the situation that he faces. However, let us consider what has...

LiteratureThis question is quite broad. The characteristics of American Literature tend to follow movements in American History. A few broad details of American Literature movements are that they often...

ScienceWhen you are doing a flame test you are using a solution of positive metal cations and negative metal anions. The reason a color is observed is that during the flame test the positive ion can...

The BibleIn the Christian Bible the parable told about the prodigal son tells of a young man who goes forth into the world and does not follow his father's guidance. Yet, when his son returns home he is...

All My SonsIn the first act of All My Sons, the lightning striking the apple tree in the Kellers' yard signifies the tragedy of the play. At the beginning of the play, the characters try to hide the tree...

MathWe'll note the integers as x and y. The sum of the integers is 12. x + y = 12 y = 12  x We also know that the product of one and the square of the other is a maximum. We'll write the product of...

MathThe relative extreme points of a function could be determined by calculating the roots of the first derivative of the function. dy/dx = d/dx(x^4 +32x + 40) dy/dx = 4x^3 + 32 We'll put dy/dx = 0....

TeachersInteractive language is mainly based on kinesthetic learning, auditive learning, and visual learning all combined. When you are able to bring relevant and interactive activities that pertain to the...

MathWe'll note the integers as x and y. The sum of the integers is 12. x + y = 12 y = 12  x We also know that the product of integers is a maximum. We'll write the product of integers as: P = x*y...

MathWhat is the highest power of 18 that divides evenly into 27! ? How can I deal with questions like...To find the highest power of 18 in 27! We know that 18 = 2*3^2. We first decide the power 2 and the power of 3 in 27. [27/2] = 13. [14/2] = 7 [7/2] = 3 [3/2] = 1. Therefore 27! has the highest...

MathThe inflection points could be found by calculating the roots of the second derivative (if there are any). First of all, we'll calculate the first derivative applying the quotient rule:...

Tom JonesIn Tom Jones, The Foundling, we can look at fiction as history in that during the time that the story developed there was a tendency for young women who came to disgrace and became pregnant prior...

TeachersAdvantages: 1) You do not need to purchase class sets of books you may use only for a short time, or in small sections 2) You can enlarge the print so it is easier to see, or only include...

TeachersI would say there are lots of benefits. Especially in the study of English, all students need to be taught how to analyse all kinds of text that they are going to encounter. Clearly, photos and...