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• Math
p is the proportion of the infected in the population. Then if we take simple random sample of size n, the particular characteristic may be with 1 person Or 2 persons Or 3 persons Or the entire...

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• Once Upon a Time
There are some clear themes that emerge from Gordimer's work. The first would be "the fear of the other." The family in the short story possess a fear of the dialectical opposite, what lies...

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• Math
The proportion of the sample is binomially didstributed with an expected proportion of the sample p and standard deviation of the prportion (pq/n)^(1/2). Therefore standard deviation of the...

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• Math
Sampling distribution of the frequency of the characteristic of the has the variance npq and standard deviation (npq)^(1/2), where n is the sample size.Therefore the standard deviations of the...

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• Math
The probability distributon of the characteristic possessed by a person is p and otherwise q is binomial . The expected number of people with this characteristic in any sample of size n is np and...

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• The Metamorphosis
After collecting a number of small, red apples from a fruit bowl, Gregor's father begins throwing them at Gregor. Finally, unable to scurry away from his attacking father, an apple hits him very...

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• Math
95% confidence interval is to be found for the sample proprtion. The parameter of proportion is 73% or 0.73 of the population who say that the problem of the drugs in America is extremely serious....

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• Invisible Man
(One question at a time, please...) "Reality is a hole in the basement to an Invisible Man." The narrator sees his pre-invisible days (in the South, at school, at work, in the Brotherhood) as a...

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• A Midsummer Night's Dream
If ever there was a confusing play for the answer to this question, it is Midsummer Night's Dream. First of all, it is important to remember that this play is meant to be, as Puck tells us, only a...

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• The Devil in the White City
The Devil in the White Cityis the true story of the World's Fair in Chicago in the late 1800s. The obstacles which Burnham encountered were seemingly endless, and one of those was the fact that...

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• Fahrenheit 451
That lady's death (along with meeting Clarisse and Millie's near death) is what really makes Montag rethink his life. Therefore, it is one of the most important events in the book. When Montag...

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• The mother
I see food imagery in only one line of Gwendolyn Brooks' poem "The Mother." That's line 10: The speaker is full of regret that she will never "Return for a snack of them, with gobbling...

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"Reich" meant something along the lines of "kingdom" or "empire." The Nazi mythology was that theirs was the third truly German kingdom that had existed in the world. The first was the Holy Roman...

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• Their Eyes Were Watching God
I think the clear advantage to Janie as a primary character and narrator of her own story is that as readers we get to witness her journey--and all the emotions that accompany it--first hand. It is...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
It is hard to know which part of the book you are talking about, so I will talk about some things that Scout learns about the black community in Chapter 12, when she and Jem go with Calpurnia to...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
They have rooms and beds just like any other kid. I am thinking you are in a certain chapter that you have a specific answer to refer to. Had you included the chapter in your question, we could...

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• The Library of Babel
Yes, I agree with the point you make about the partiality of history, but I think one can add other perspectives about time, history and truth and also the problematic of its representation from...

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• The Lady with the Pet Dog
The essence of the story, I believe, is found in its irony. Dmitri Gurov doesn't try to have a real relationship with Anna; ironically, he falls in love with her late in his life and finds himself...

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• Bless Me, Ultima
The most significant symbol in this novel, to me, is the Owl. The Owl is always near Ultima, is associated with her and, as Tenorio later discovers, it is the source of her power. But an owl is...

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• The Pearl
The three most important characters in the book "The Pearl" are Kino, Juana, and the doctor. Kino is happy in his life with his dutiful wife. One day his child is stung by a scorpion. He rushes...

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• The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
The fundamental concept of the short story is the relationship between those that have power and those who lack it in any social or political order. The story is exploring the connection that...

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• Hamlet
The meaning of this passage is that Hamlet is a person who is (or would be, in other circumstances) most comfortable living inside his own head. He likes to think and imagine. He is a person of...

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• To the Lighthouse
The different types of love are based upon three distinct things: Decision/Commitment-you know you love someone and you want to maintain that love. Intimacy-you feel close and connected Passion-a...

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• Tangerine
In the book "Tangerine" Paul and Eric had been questioned by the police and Paul had to admit what he had seen. He told that Arthur Bauer had killed the boy and that Eric had told him to do it....

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• Reference
Authors cite resources in non-fiction and academic works, because the book or article has a thesis claim it is trying to prove. In the academic world, one is expected to show their work, to back...

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• Langston Hughes
I am assuming that you are talking about "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" by Langston Hughes. If so, then I think he chooses the four rivers for their significance. Their significances also shows in...

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• Shooting an Elephant
The only real connection I see between these two works is the idea that people should act according to their consciences. In general, "Elephant" is an essay about imperialism. But one of its...

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• The Story of an Hour
Mrs. Mallard's feeling of victory comes from her moment of apparent self definition. When she learns of her husband's death, Louise feels bad, as per obligatory custom of any wife. She follows...

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• Hamlet
While some may argue Polonius as the champion of misusing the English language, perhaps the best examples from the play are the words of the First Clown. As they prepare Ophelia's grave, the...

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• The Pearl
I find it interesting that Steinbeck made his comment on the book this way but I can see why. In the book "The Pearl" the Indian couple is poor and their baby is stung by a scorpion. The doctor...

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• The Epic of Gilgamesh
The journey appears in many forms in the epic, physical and psychological. Perhaps the first journey is Enkidu's: from primarily animal to primarily man. This is taken in steps, from making love to...

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• Fahrenheit 451
The reason for this is that it is not important to actually catch Montag himself. What is important is for it to APPEAR that Montag has been caught. In addition, they (the police) need to catch...

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• Jane Eyre
Blanche Ingram is 25 years old, beautiful rich, conceited and haughty. She is also proud and condescending. When she first meets Adele and Adele speaks to her in French, Miss Ingram replies: And...

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• The Color of Water
In the book "The Color of Water" Ruth had to disconnect herself from her family of origin. Her father was a Jewish rabbi but was an unkind and bitter mean man. He would get jobs as a rabbi and...

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• Spoon River Anthology
Spoon River Anthology, by Edgar Lee Masters, is a fascinating collection of poems written as if they were the last testament of the dead citizens of Spoon River. In his piece, Barry Holden begins...

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• Lord of the Flies
Ralph seems to have a sort of preoccupation with the signal fire. At times it even seems a bit irrational to the others, especially Jack, who begins to minimize or ignore the importance of any...

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• The Hot Zone
Richard Preston's novel, The Hot Zone, tells a story of the history of the Ebola virus from its first victim in 1980 though the scientific discoveries that diagnosed the cause of the deadly...

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• Macbeth
Macduff is the hero of the play Macbeth. More, he is a nemesis and foil to the villain Macbeth. Specific to your question, he is both a revenger and avenger in the play. His primary goal is to...

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• The Lottery
The purpose of the lottery has not changed. A death needs to occur for their harvest to be successful. This implies that the people are stuck in their ways and do not question if there is another...

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• Transcendentalism
How many people who were unenthusiastic about their writing ever won a Nobel Prize? How many who were not enthusiastic about their research had the discipline to continue tirelessly for years...

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• Grammar
There is at least one mistake in here. You would certainly have to put "of" between "think" and "the." Beyond that, do you need this to be one sentence? I would make it into two if I were you. I...

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• Hamlet
Actually, the speech is not a soliloquy, and I don't believe it's about suicide. Ophelia is on stage and clearly means to be noticed by him. Hamlet may be delivering the monologue to her. It is...

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• Hamlet
Most people would say it is because Hamlet is not really a decisive personality. It is not in his nature to know what needs doing and just go out and do it. So instead of acting, he delays,...

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• Reference
Do not panic. You have mostly been exposed to the things that will be appearing on the test, so all you need to do is make a list of all the MOST important topics, and give a BRIEF paraphrase of...

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• The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963
In the story "The Watson's go to Birmingham" the store that you are asking about is called Mitchell's. Mr. Mitchell allows families to charge their food at the store and pay when their earnings...

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• The Lovely Bones
In the book "The Lovely Bones" Mr. Harvey is a serial killer. He lures Suzie Salmon into an underground clubhouse that he says he made for the neighborhood kids. He rapes her and then cuts her...

• Lamb to the Slaughter
The only real similarity I see in the plots of the two stories is that someone in each story wants something and actually gets it, but not the way they would have wanted to. Patrick Maloney wants...

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Answer to this question will depend on the method used for calculating the cost of sales. I assume that the cost of sales is calculated as: Cost of Sales = Opening Inventory + Cost of purchase -...

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• 1984
I have a hard time seeing all of these as symbols. Specifically, I do not see how Winston can be a symbol when he is clearly the protagonist of the story. However, I do think that each of these...

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