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• Math
Start off by picking some variables. I walk for "x" km. I cycle for "y" km. So, x+y=15. It's a start. Now, I start playing with the speeds and time. x km at 6km/hour. If I multiply that, I...

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• Twilight
There was a large conflict in various posting boards. From the rumors I read in places like Fandom Wank, Stephenie Meyer was very upset by some of the reviews of Breaking Dawn and was even more...

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• Robert Frost
Certainly there are autobiographical details in the poems of Robert Frost. For, he has been one "acquainted with the night" as he experienced despair and grief, having suffered devatating losses...

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• Math
We know the formula for any term of an arithmetic progression: an=a1 + (n-1)r, where a1 is the first term and r is the ratio. a3=a1 + (3-1)r a7=a1 + (7-1)r Doing the substitution where we know...

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• The Red Badge of Courage
The most important symbol is given in the title of the book. A Red Badge of Courage is supposed to be a battle wound. Henry wishes for one, but when he finally is wounded, it is from being struck...

• The Lottery
The main characters of "The Lottery" are obviously the Hutchinsons because they are the family who "wins" the first round pick of the paper with the black dot on it. After the family has "won"...

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• The Taming of the Shrew
Firstly Petruchio is late to his wedding, and therefore is showing a lack of eagerness to wed Katherine. Kate and her father, Baptista, are worried that Petruchio may not show up at all, which...

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• Math
First of all, find the values of x (there are 2 because of the grade of inequation) for the inequation is annulled. For this reason, we transform the above inequation into an equation. x^2 -4x -12...

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• 1984
In a word, totalitarianism. Orwell's insightful novel was published in 1948 and set in 1984--short of the mark--and was frighteningly prophetic for the late twentieth century. In 1984 the main...

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• Of Mice and Men
At the beginning of the novel, George and Lennie are chased out of the town of Weed because Lennie "touched a girl". The townspeople do no even take the time to examine or question Lennie before...

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• Math
For any rectangular solid, the formula for area is 1) 2(length)(width) + 2(length)(height) + 2(width)(height) so the area of your cube would be 2) 2(100 cm)(100 cm) + 2(100 cm)(100 cm) + 2(100...

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• Oscar Wilde
Since there is no overt statement that indicates the setting, the reader must surmise from the characters and dialogue what is the time and place of Wilde's "The Young King." Some of the...

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• The Crucible
Rebecca Nurse, explains that the children are engaging in silly behavior, or pretending. She says that Betty will wake up when she gets hungry enough, or tires of playing her games. "I think...

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• Science
Hydrogen ion concentration is expressed as the pH of the solution. In your example, the pH is 3, this is an acid. The pH scale is 0-14, seven is a neutral solution, anything less than seven is...

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• History
Christmas was a huge holiday. Many religious holidays were outlawed after the Church of England split away, but Christmas was a large celebration that often shows up in literature, like Sir Gawain...

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• Antigone
Ismene is warning Antigone that her intended actions, to bury her brother will put her in direct conflict with King Creon's orders to leave the body to be ravaged by dogs and vultures. While...

• Pride and Prejudice
Probably the most significant offstage character is the book is the unnamed relative who "entailed" the Bennet estate. This practice was used to prevent large estates from being divided into...

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• The Great Gatsby
Every night that he has a party, Gatsby flaunts his money. He bought that huge mansion all for himself--that's flaunting his money. The fact that he only throws those parties in hopes of seeing...

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• The Kite Runner
Twenty-six years beforehand, Amir planted money he had received for his birthday under Hassan's mattress to make it look as if he had stolen it. As a result both Hassan and his father chose to...

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• Math
I am not a math whiz, but it makes sense to me! There are always multiple answers available...especially where math is concerned.

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• The Lonely Londoners
The novel The Lonely Londoners is a story written by Samuel Selvon about a man who helps his new country men arrive in London, get jobs, and find suitable housing. The author calls this novel The...

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• The Crucible
Abigail's motivation for crying out witchcraft in the beginning is to twofold. First, Abigail and the girls fear that they are going to be severely punished (whipped) for their behavior in the...

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• Course in General Linguistics
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• Immigration Blues
"The Scent of Apples" tells of the trials and struggles of the Filipino Americans and the rough times they faced when trying to make a living in America. The jobs they had to take were low paying...

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• A Midsummer Night's Dream
They're odd characters - only appearing at the start and at the end of the play. And it is the gap between these two appearances that seem to make the most difference to the way that they react to...

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• The Open Window
Framton Nuttel, who suffers from a nervous condition, has gone to the country on the advice of his doctor and with the assistance of his sister, who has written letters of introduction for him so...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
Scout explains to her teacher Miss Caroline that Walter is too proud to borrow money because she tries to lend him a quarter for lunch. Miss Caroline is not from Maycomb. She is from Northern...

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• I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
This question should be on the discussion board. I wish I had an answer for your question. If we knew the reason why, maybe we could prevent it from ever happening again. The only thing I can say...

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• Hanns Heinz Ewers
What a great tribute to a poet and short story artist that I, too, adore. He was on my Master's reading list, and I enjoyed a brief respite to the grilling as two of my committee members argued...

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• Science
F&C Red #6 cannot contain more than 20 parts per million of lead (also not more than 3 parts per million of arsenic or 1 part per million of mercury). Lead may not necessarily cause cancer,...

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• Edgar Allan Poe
Here is a small excerpt of the essay "Edgar Allan Poe" by Hanns Heinz Ewers. In the evening when he stroked her beloved locks he could sense, "She won't live many more days" and in the morning,...

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• Macbeth
Dramatic Irony occurs when the reader or audience knows something that the character(s) do not. It creates suspense in most cases. (This often occurs in scary movies when we know that the killer...

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• Macbeth
Instead of killing Macduff as Macbeth has chosen to do to his other enemies, this time Macbeth sends murderers to attack Macduff's castle and slaughter his family and everyone else who lives there....

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• Macbeth
King Duncan passes the sentence of death on the original Thane of Cawdor after he betrayed him by fighting on the side of his enemies, MacDonwald and Sweno, the king of Norway. Once the enemy has...

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• Macbeth
A foil is a character who provides a contrast to another character, thus intensifying the impact of that other character. In "Macbeth" Banquo and Macduff are foils for the ambitious and tyrannical...

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• Math
37 is the number you seek. When this number is reversed, the number 73 is created; 37 + 36 = 73. Thus 37 is increased by 36 when the digits are reversed. And, the sum of 3 + 7= 10.

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• Fahrenheit 451
These are the misfits, the intellectuals, those who do not belong; they are reminiscent of the outcases in "Brave New World" who can not or will not adapt to the society they find themselves in....

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• Math
Together, the two barrels contain 63 gallons of oil (31 1/2 x 2 = 63). Divide 63 by 3/8 to find how many cans the 63 gallons will fill. 63 divided by 3/8 is the same as 63 x 8/3; this = 504/3,...

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• History
There were several queens of England during the 16th century. Here's a list of them: Elizabeth of York (1466-1503)--wife of Henry VII and mother of Henry VIII Katherine of Aragon...

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• William Wordsworth
William Wordsworth's 1807 sonnet "The world is too much with us" has a typical Romantic period theme priasing nature. It deviates from a focus on nature to lament the nineteenth century...

• Science
The enzymes' structure is extremely important to how it functions. The enzyme itself is shaped a specific way so that the substrate (the food) can be broken down. The substrate fits into the...

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• Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
You are very much on the right track. When Bertilak comes back from hunting, he hands over the stag that he has killed as he promised he would. In return, Gawain gives the kiss he received from his...

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• Barn Burning
Mr. Snopes treats the boy Sarty cruelly but without passion. When the two of them are leaving the courthouse towards the beginning of the story, Sarty leaps "in (a) red haze toward the face" of a...

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• Barn Burning
Sarty is amazed by the sight of the De Spain house. Although he has moved twelve times in his young life with his family, until this time "they had sojourned...in a poor country, a land of small...

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• Battle Royal
The narrator is at first quite honored to find that the superintendent of schools is among the men at the gathering in the hotel. Then when the white men's behavior becomes rude and offensive...

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• The Zebra Storyteller
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• The Kite Runner
Amir was simply unable to be Hassan's true friend. Amir was filled with insecurity and self-hatred. He admired his father's courage, but felt he could never live up to it. Amir lived in great fear....

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• Science
I guess it depends on what kind of transportation you mean. Poster #2 talks about biodiesel, which is better for the environment than burning fossil fuels. But if we really could make the switch to...

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• The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Huck believes that he needs to get away from his Pap so that Pap won't kill him. Just before Huck decides to leave, his Pap get so drunk that he chases Huck around their cabin with a knife calling...

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