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• Great Expectations
Dickens often uses symbolic names, but Great Expectations is probably the best example of his doing so. Pip's name is, of course, the most symbolic. His nickname means "seed," and the novel is...

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• The Pit and the Pendulum
The first time that sleep overtakes the narrator is during his effort to circumnavigate the walls of his dungeon and thus find out how large it is. When he wakes up, he finds a loaf and a jug of...

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• Math
The perimeter of the rectangle = 2x+2pr =400meter.=> x+pr =200=>x=200-pr The rectangular area A = x*2r =2xr = 2(200-pr)r =400r-2pr2, p is the the ratio of circumference to diameter of...

• Macbeth
I am of the opinion that political assassination is justified in very limited circumstances. Macbeth's assassination of Duncan was murder, pure and simple, and there can be no justification for...

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• The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
When I first read this poem, I was a high school freshman, so I will consider that context as I answer your question. I think most teenagers can relate to Proofrock's fears of the judgments of...

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• Walter Pater
Pater was an English essayist, novelist, and fictional portrait writer. His work was focused on the elements of aestheticism which helped to form what we know today as Renaissance art. The main...

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When I advised a year book, I always tried to ask two guiding questions: 1) What do people want to see every year? 2) What was unique about this school year? From here, I could derive my third...

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• The Crucible
The people of Salem believed "that the virgin forest was the Devil's last preserve, his home base and the citadel of his final stand...to the best of their knowledge the American forest was the...

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• The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
One obvious place where this juxtaposition of elevated versus ordinary language occurs after the lines 'I grow old, I grow old/I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled. Do I dare to eat a...

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• The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
There are three allusions to heroic figures in this poem. One of them is "Prince Hamlet," who Prufrock mentions towards the end. Hamlet was the prince of Denmark; Hamlet's uncle killed his father...

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• The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Eliot alludes to Dante's Inferno, Dante's account of his journey through Hell under the guidance of the spirit of the poet Virgil, in order to highlight the banality of Prufrock's frustration and...

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• Literature
Le mouvement des relations humaines d'origine dans les années 1920 avec les expériences de Hawthorne. Il a commencé comme une étude du comportement humain dans les groupes de travail. Elle a...

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• Fahrenheit 451
Mildred seems to be totally controlled by the television screens in her home. Her one desire is to have one more gigantic screen so she can be surrounded by what she calls "her family". Yet, she...

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• John Donne's Songs and Sonnets
Ironically, Shakespeare both glorifies and immortalizes the "young man" in "Sonnet 18" through the poetic verse itself. This echos the theme "Sonnet 18" which is eternal beauty through verse....

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• William Shakespeare
Ich habe nicht im Deutsch in einer langen Zeit geschrieben. Bitte, tragen Sie mit mir. Wenn Shakespeare hat "Some people are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have their greatness...

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• Romeo and Juliet
This characteristic (of 100% loyalty) is actually her tragic flaw. Juliet is so loyal to Romeo and her love for him, that she will not leave him. Her parents want her to marry Paris (but are...

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• Julius Caesar
Act I, Scene 1 of Julius Caesar creates the essential element of suspense in a drama and establishes several themes that will be developed later in the play, setting up the dramatic framework for...

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• Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Both of the Logan parents value family, education, hard work and persistence. They are mindful of the discrimination they face because of their skin color, but they do not encourage their children...

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• Twelfth Night
In Shakespeare's time the word 'butt' referred to the casks in which wine was stored and 'buttery' was the room in which the 'butts' or the casks of wine were stored. The 'buttery-bar' was a shelf...

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• The Cay
"The Cay" takes place during WWII. 10-year-old Phillip Enright and his mother are fleeing Curacao for the United States when the ship they are traveling on is bombed. Phillip is rescued by Timothy,...

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• Half a Day
After the bell sounds and the speaker leaves school, having said goodbye to friends, he is puzzled because he can find no trace of his father, who had promised to meet him at the end of his day. He...

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• Of Mice and Men
This early incident in "Of Mice and Men" is used by John Steinbeck as an illustration of the alienation of the men in this Depression era novel. Distrust is the quality of the modern world in...

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• Walter Pater
The English author Walter Horatio Pater (1839-1894) was the most influential figure in the Aesthetic movement of the late 19th century. By the 1860s and the 1870s the younger generation of British...

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• Into the Wild
The quote from Doctor Zhivago that opens Chapter 18 was highlighted by Chris and is relevant on a number of levels. First and most importantly, it spoke to Chris's need to spend time alone to...

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• Lord of the Flies
As he goes throughout the novel, Ralph begins to be more and more concerned with personal hygiene, for starters. He notices himself and the other boys getting filthier by the day, and this stresses...

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• Romeo and Juliet
I think that some part of a memorial to both of them has to include how their love transcended the family rivalry. Perhaps, going back to the text to identify particular lines and emotions...

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• History
I think that in answering this question, there has to be some clarification offered first. Initially, I would ask if you are able to argue if India has made advances in the realm of human rights....

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• The Glass Menagerie
Since there is a family of three, Tom in "The Glass Menagerie" is the base on which the others depend. So, he cannot afford to dream as the women do and dwell in illusions of glass animals or days...

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• Wuthering Heights
The novel is set in the Yorkshire moors of England, even now the setting of the novel is bleak and rocky. The weather is wild and often stormy. Setting is extremely important in Gothic literature....

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• History
Parliament's role in the government of Britain changed a great deal during Eilzabeth's reign, and the role of the House of Commons became more important. However, the House of Lords was still more...

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• AP Literature and Composition
Mark Twain hated the puffery and inherited wealth that the European societies welcomed. In his first popular book, "Innocents Abroad", Twain poked quite a bit of fun at the European traditions of...

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Budgeting can be used as a planning tool in management in order to determine the monetary outlay of a business in order to make a profit. Management needs to determine what their estimated...

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• Young Goodman Brown
Multiple readings of "Young Goodman Brown" provide the reader with increased allegory, but here are a few that I find most striking. Goodman Brown has already failed his conscious by taking the...

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• Silent Spring
This is a rather complex question. To begin with the sources, while the news reporting of the Wall Street Journal is often excellent and relatively unbiased, its opinion section is consistently...

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• Essay Lab
kate93, Writing about a documentary is easy if you are familiar with the events. It is just like writing any essay which requires an analysis of a topic. 1) Start with an attemntion-getting...

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• Lord of the Flies
Simon's fears are about people, not the island. In this way, his fears are more real and true than the other boys. They fear a mythical beast; he fears the beast within the other boys. When the...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
The majority, if not all, of the townspeople had already decided that Tom Robinson was guilty due to their prejudices. Atticus was basically always fighting a losing battle. After the trial, Bob...

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• History
Mircalla Karnstein was a character created by Joseph Le Fanu and portrayed in his work 'Camilla' published in 1872. The answer to your question is rooted in the subject matter of the story, the...

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• The Merchant of Venice
Shakespeare discusses love, marriage, friendship, and money in The Merchant of Venice through the play's three plots. The first plot--the bond plot--focuses on friendship and money (two elements...

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• The Giver
In this chapter, Jonas's first visit to the Giver's home provides him with his first memory transmission: sledding on a snowy hill. For the first time, he sees snow and feels the exhilaration of...

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• Fahrenheit 451
The plan, as Faber condenses it is, "The salamander devours its own tail." When Montag goes to Faber's home, he doesn't have a clear plan of attack. He tells Faber that they need to print some...

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• Pygmalion
In Pygmalion, in Act I, Higgins predicts that, given six months, he'll be able to take Liza "anywhere and pass her off as anyone." He also makes it clear that her accomplishment will be based on...

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• Death of a Salesman
Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" is probably one of the most read dramas in high school English classes. The play is an excellent slice of 1950s Americana with richly portrayed characters of...

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• The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
When Prufrock begins to think of his questions, he first thinks of the other people in his life/society and what they will think of his questions. He speaks of the arms of the beautiful women, who...

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• Barn Burning
ninja28, Faulkner's “Barn Burning,” is narrated from an objective third person point of view.The protagonist of “Barn Burning” is a poor ten-year-old boy with the name of Colonel Sartoris...

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• Of Mice and Men
The relationship of Lennie and George in "Of Mice and Men" is thematic. For, Steinbeck's belief in the interdependence of society is a theme he explores throughout the body of his works. Steinbeck...

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• The Glass Menagerie
Scene 7, the last scene in the play is perhaps the most important scene in the play because it is in this scene that Laura is finally cured of her inferiority complex and is freed from her...

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• The Count of Monte Cristo
Shortly after his return to life from the Chateau d'If, Edmund Dantes, disguised as an abbe, pays a visit to Caderousse at the Pont du Gard Inn where he presents the innkeeper with a huge diamond...