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• The Prince and the Pauper
Tom the pauper and Prince Edward have completely different backgrounds. They were both born on the same day and even resembled each other, but Tom was not wanted by his family while Edward was the...

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• Romeo and Juliet
The character Friar Laurence in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is a Franciscan monk who agrees to marry the young lovers Romeo and Juliet. The first step in understanding his character has...

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• Math
1) This is an exponential function 2) Y-intercept is determined by y-value when x = 0. So, `y = h(0) = 3*0.83^(3*0)=3` The y-intercept of h(x) is y = 3, but there is no answer choice like this. So...

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• Antigone
I can understand what you are feeling. I can also see your professor's point of view. Good papers have specific thesis statements. Moreover, the conflict between individual rights and power of the...

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• Cambridge
This is a good question in that Emily Cartwright is one of the most important characters in Cambridge. In short, Emily is the narrator. She is thirty years of age and is sent to a West Indian...

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• Othello
Figurative language is often divided into categories, including figures of thought (sometimes called tropes) and figures of speech based on either sonic or syntactic patterns. During the...

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• Lord of the Flies
Both Piggy and Ralph share the bond of trying to use reason and logic. Both boys see the importance of what they have learned from adults, such as parents and teachers, and try to apply it to the...

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• A Scandal in Bohemia
A literary commentary can be a lot of work write, but it can also be a lot of fun. The reason for that is because a literary commentary allows you to write your opinion on the novel or parts of the...

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• Pierre
The first thing that struck me about your question was that Thoreau was a Transcendentalist and Melville an avid ANTI-Transcendentalist; thus, their views are usually totally different (especially...

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• The Miracle Worker
I can't even tell you what fun I had answering your question! I love this play and know most of it by heart, but never really explored these two characters as a pair. What an interesting set of...

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• The Miracle Worker
The story of Helen Keller is well-known and Helen Keller remains an inspiration to many who are awe-struck by her unswerving faith in the future. The play The Miracle Worker reveals the influence,...

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• March
The two shared several difficult experiences together, and it is through these experiences that they became close. In addition to that, each was physically attracted to the other. March and Grace...

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• History
For this answer, I will assume that you are talking about politics in the United States. The obvious place to start with this is to look at the three men who won presidential elections in the...

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• Dream Children
Setting in literature is a literary element that authors use in order to create a scene, a feeling and a mood. It aids in determining not only where a novel takes place, but also when and for what...

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• Thank You, M'am
When looking for the literary elements in a story, it is necessary to break down the story into its parts or elements. These include the plot, the characters, the setting and the theme. Typically,...

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• Lunch Money
Only one thing is important to Greg: money. Put simply, Greg Kenton really wants to be a rich man. He loves money and has been busy making money even from a very young age. Greg begins by...

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• Essay Lab
The main problems in this essay are a lack of evidence and weak focus. Your introduction covers a wide range of topics, and makes a large number of unsupported claims, something that indicates,...

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• Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is intended to show the hard lives of the masses of uneducated, unskilled men who have to labor in the California fields for low wages, spartan accommodations, and...

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• Hamlet
In the opening scene of the play Horatio explains the present crisis to Marcellus and Bernardo in detail. Horatio is well educated and better informed than these common soldiers who are only...

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• Money Hungry
Money Hungry is a young adult novel about a young teen named Raspberry Hill, only thirteen years old, who is truly "money hungry." The title is literally a description of the main character at the...

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• Lord of the Flies
From the start of the novel, the boys on the island attempt to set up a system of governance similar to what they would know from home. The boys choose to elect a leader and hold a vote to...

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• Business
In the answer that you posted to your own question, you say that economists “are the summary of the year’s financial business done by a country.” This is not a good definition of economists...

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• The Kite Runner
Hello! You asked about Amir from 'The Kite Runner' by Khaled Hosseini. In Chapter 1, we find out that Amir's friend, Rahim Khan, calls him from Pakistan and tells him that 'there is a way to be...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
This is a good question. In fact, one of my favorite places in the book is a conversation that Atticus has with Scout. Scout asks if they will win the trial, and Atticus says no. Scout then asks...

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• Health
Given the increased life expectancy and the newer ailments surfacing in last few decades, interdisciplinary medical care has emerged as a prime necessity. The same patients may be treated by a...

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• Kartography
The main themes in this novel are both friendship and ancestry. In regards to friendship, Raheen and Karim grow up as good friends. In fact, they treat each other more like twins than simple...

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• Macbeth
In Shakespeare's Macbeth, guilt is represented by the presence or symbol of blood. Macbeth, after going back and forth on whether or not to kill Duncan, eventually decides to do it. Very quickly...

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• Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet would not be a very good choice for juniors. The fact that the title characters are close to their age is adumbrated by several negative factors: Shakespeare's society, as well...

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• Math
You ned to multiply the matrices A and P, such that: `[(2,3),(2,1)]*[(-1,3),(1,2)] = [(2*-1+3*1,2*3+3*2),(2*-1+1*1,2*3+1*2)]` `= [(1,12),(-1,8)]` Hence, `A*P = [(1,12),(-1,8)]` You need to muliply...

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• The Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne skillfully uses the religious number three (the Trinity) as it plays an important role in The Scarlet Letter. In fact, the narrative is constructed around three very significant...

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• The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Since your question is a bit broad I will focus my answer on the main character Bruno. Throughout the book you undoubtedly will notice how innocent Bruno is. He often misunderstands the names of...

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• Tim Winton
Hmmmmm, I find your use of the word "landscape" interesting. I am guessing that you are referring to the difference in the "landscape" of a medical office vs. the "landscape" of homes in need of...

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• Sonnet 18
The "pathetic fallacy" is a term coined by John Ruskin to describe what he considered misuse of personification, or treating animals or elements of nature as though they were possessed of human...

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• Science
This type of question is attempting to discover the composition of a mixture by understanding the unique chemical structures of the parts. In order to complete this lab, I would submerge the...

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• The Book of Illusions
In The Book of Illusions, David Zimmer watches the twelve silent comedies of Hector Mann, an actor he had not known until a short clip from one of Mann's films made him laugh for the first time...

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• The Thought-Fox
In the first few stanzas, the fox is presented as a gentle creature, warily finding its way through the snow. As a wild creature, the fox presents no immediate danger to anyone nor is it being...

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• Emily Dickinson
Getrude Stein published "Patriarchal Poetry" in 1927, a work of poetry that challenged a systematized and tradition-dominated Western literature. According to scholars Karen Ford and Krzysztov...

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• History
The aboriginals and Torres Strait Islander people are the first residents of Australia, yet they do not enjoy the same basic rights as the other citizens. A lot of progress has been made in this...

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• 1984
A pro of Big Brother and total government surveillance would be safety. In a world where everything is monitored and the police can even monitor your thoughts, violent crime would be almost...

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• Shooting an Elephant
In George Orwell's short story "Shooting an Elephant," the narrator Orwell has been called to look into a situation in which a domesticated elephant has escaped its chains and has been seen...

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• The Crossing
The main conflict in Gary Paulsen's The Crossing concerns fulfillment of needs. Both Manny, the Mexican street urchin, and Robert, the American soldier, have their own needs. Manny's need is to not...

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• The Ransom of Red Chief
"The Ransom of Red Chief" exhibits the homespun humor and local color often employed by Mark Twain along with the signature ironic twist that is so characteristic of O. Henry. Without doubt, the...

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• Arts
Boys Don't Cry, as well as the readings you mention, all have to do with interesting changes in our society in regards to GLBT issues. (GLBT, of course, means Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and...

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• Lord of the Flies
In William Golding's Lord of the Flies, the fire symbolizes both hope and enlightenment. Specifically, it symbolizes the hope of being rescued and returning to civilization; plus, since the...

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• Macbeth
In exploring the extent of the witches' deception in Macbeth, the reader learns at the very beginning that appearances can be deceiving and that "fair is foul and foul is fair" (I.i.10). The theme...

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• Night
This is a good question. We need to first establish that Elie and Moishe had a good relationship at first. In fact, it is clear that there was a tight bond between the two. However, when Moishe...

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• Math
If you were supposed to factor this, we can separate x^2 - 9x - 70 into two chunks. We want to find two numbers that multiply to 70, but subtract to -9. A list of factors of 70 are: 2 * 35, 10 * 7,...

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• Political Science
The domestic politics of a state are certainly influenced by their interactions with other states, and the reverse (domestic politics affecting foreign policy) is also true. It certainly depends on...

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• Lyddie
I assume you are referring to Betsy in the book Lyddie. Betsy is sick with tuberculosis, or TB. She becomes increasingly sick, first stopping work, then being sent to the hospital. Eventually...

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• Ivy Day in the Committee Room
There are two elements of escape that I would point to. The first is the round of stout that the canvassers so anxiously expect. Alcohol has a well-established reputation for being a means of...

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