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  • The Last of the Mohicans
    The character of Jack Winthrop does not appear in the novel The Last of the Mohicans, and was created for the film. He is portrayed by Edward Blatchford. In the beginning of the film, while...

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  • Bless Me, Ultima
    Ultima is a medicine woman whose cures contain elements of Catholicism and Native American mysticism. Although Tony and his family see her as a benign healer, some in the community are afraid of...

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  • Science
    When a neuron (nerve cell) is stimulated there is something called an all-or-none response. That means that the stimulation that the nerve receives has to have a minimum strength in order to be...

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  • Of Mice and Men
    In the first chapter, "Of Mice and Men," as George and Lennie walk to the ranch house where they will work, Lennie worries that he has lost his work card and puts his hand into his...

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  • The Shakespeare Stealer
    For me, one of the most important quotes in this excellent and gripping book comes in Chapter 22, when Julia, now that the players know she is a woman, talks to Widge about her passion for acting...

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  • Of Mice and Men
    Lennie's name certainly does not match in one way: He is a large man. However, it can be argued that it fits his mental capabilities. Certainly. the bulk and size of Lennie seem incongruous to...

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  • Of Mice and Men
    In chapter 3, George is talking to Slim about how he and Lennie met. George explains that they were born in the same town. George knew Lennie's Aunt Clara, who raised Lennie from the time he was a...

    Asked by hernan10 on via web

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  • The Cask of Amontillado
    The narrator is happy to meet Fortunato because he has been planning to kill him for some time. The story begins with a statement for the narrator that "A Thousand injuries I have borne the best I...

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  • The Hiding Place
    Corrie Ten Boom was born in 1892. She was one of four children who lived with her father and two aunts. As she grew she became the first woman to earn certification as a watchmaker. She lived a...

    Asked by jenkins245 on via web

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  • Sarny: A Life Remembered
    The central themes of the story Sarny: A Life Remembered are slavery, freedom, tolerance, and endurance. Set in the days after the Emancipation Proclamation, the book is a story of slavery. Sarny...

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  • The Giver
    The Giver has believed for years that "things must change" in the community, but there had seemed to be no way for that to be accomplished. Through his sharing of memories with Jonas...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Atticus tells the men of the jury to do their duty. He knows that they will allow their prejudices speak for them, and they will convict Tom because he is black. His closing paragraph is very...

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  • Carolyn Forché
    Carolyn Forche has resided in Paris, Beirut, and South Africa, among other places. She has also worked in El Salvador, and done translations of many different languages. The dialect that she has is...

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  • The Bluest Eye
    Freida and Claudia are working on the supper for the meal, and Frieda says that they should cut off the heat under the turnips. Claudia suggests that they Freida asks, "Which you want? A...

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  • Romeo and Juliet
    There's a link to our enotes "Themes" link below. And I've given you some adjectives (and other words) that I think fit the mood of the scenes in Act 3. All the scenes have separate...

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  • The Crucible
    In Act 4 of The Crucible, Reverend Hale returns to the court to persuade those who were falsely accused to confess to witchcraft so that they will not give their lives for something that they have...

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  • The Crucible
    Ironic typically means that something occurs that is the opposite of what you might have expected. So, witchcraft itself is usually referred to as a black art; in fact, Danforth even asks Proctor...

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  • Civil Peace
    Jonathan has a great outlook on life. He is 100% optimistic. He and his family have survived the war. Most of his house still stands, and he is able to use his bike to make some money as a taxi....

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  • The Great Gatsby
    This question has already been answered. Here is a link for you: http://www.enotes.com/great-gatsby/q-and-a/chapter-7-why-nick-pleased-with-gatsby-s-honesty-16947

    Asked by bryanxc on via web

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  • Belle Prater's Boy
    In Chapter 5, Gypsy asks Mama about the time when Daddy chose her over her Aunt Belle. Mama remembers with regret that Belle was devastated, but, "mesmerized" by the handsome Amos, she...

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  • The Monk
    Ambrosio and Matilda are brought before the Inquisition. Both proclaim their innocence, which means they must submit to the tortures. Matilda then confesses her guilt and is condemned to be burned...

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  • Great Expectations
    Dickens best defines true love with the characters Joe and Biddy. Throughout the novel, the reader sees the kindness and love in Joe for Pip. He is selfless because he allows his abusive wife to...

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  • The Monk
    Ambrosio is by Antonia’s side when she awakens from her drugged sleep in the crypt. He forces himself on her and rapes her. Afterwards, he is as disgusted with Antonia as he was with Matilda, who...

    Asked by Scott Locklear on via web

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  • The Monk
    Lorenzo arrives back in Madrid with a representative of the Inquisition. During the procession honoring St. Clare, the prioress is arrested. Mother St. Ursula publicly relates the account of...

    Asked by Scott Locklear on via web

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  • The Monk
    Antonia is grief-stricken at the death of her mother. She is alone, with her aunt Leonella married and distant, Raymond ill and ignorant of her plight, and Lorenzo off to procure from the...

    Asked by Scott Locklear on via web

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  • The Monk
    Raymond is prostrate with grief over the death of his sister Agnes, so Theodore plots to disguise himself as a beggar and go to the convent to find out what has become of her. He is taken into the...

    Asked by Scott Locklear on via web

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  • The Monk
    Ambrosio continues his visits to Antonia. He asks if there is not a man whom she has ever loved. She confesses that she has loved him since she first heard him speak. Misinterpreting her, he...

    Asked by Scott Locklear on via web

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  • The Monk
    Ambrosio and Matilda spend the night making love, Ambrosio no longer feeling the guilt of sin. Matilda speaks of a plan by which she can be healed from her poisoning. The next night in the...

    Asked by Scott Locklear on via web

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  • The Monk
    When Raymond finishes his story, Lorenzo agrees to help him elope with Agnes. He then goes to visit Elvira (Raymond’s half-sister and the mother of Antonia) to ask for permission to court...

    Asked by Scott Locklear on via web

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  • The Monk
    Raymond tarries at the home of the baroness and her husband when he meets her niece Agnes. The two fall in love, and Raymond goes to the baroness to ask for her blessing. Instead, the baroness...

    Asked by Scott Locklear on via web

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  • Twilight
    Well, here are some conflicts about Jacob:1. Bella knew him when they were kids, but now they're all grown up (sort of) and he has a crush on her, which he forms almost immediately upon seeing her...

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  • The Monk
    Lorenzo confronts Raymond concerning his relationship with his sister Agnes and his being identified as Alphonse d’Alvarada, who tried to elope with Agnes. Raymond tells his story.Raymond desires...

    Asked by Scott Locklear on via web

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  • The Monk
    Ambrosio, the eloquent priest, has the reputation of severity, which is revealed when Agnes (Lorenzo’s sister) comes with the other nuns to confession. She drops a letter, picked up by Ambrosio,...

    Asked by Scott Locklear on via web

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  • The Merchant of Venice
    Let me first make a caveat: although we can all spot the SAME features of Shylock's language, what they tell us about his character is subjective. There's no absolute right answers. The first thing...

    Asked by jessica-155 on via web

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  • The Monk
    Leonella and her niece, Antonia, have joined a crowd at the Capuchin church to hear the sermon of the celebrated priest. Leonella tells her niece's story to two young men, Don Lorenzo and Don...

    Asked by Scott Locklear on via web

    1 educator answer.

  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    Mr. Enfield tells Mr. Utterson about being on the streets late one evening and seeing a strange man trample a little girl. The strange man just kept going, but Mr. Enfield caught up with him and...

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  • History
    Eurpoean Imperialism, where a country extends its influence and culture through trade, diplomacy, and military, had been steadily growing since the late 1400's, when countries started to acquire...

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  • The Great Gatsby
    The Buchanans, Jordan Baker, and most of Gatsby's guests can be considered the "lost generation" in The Great Gatsby because they are all products of the shallow wealth and frivolity of...

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  • Business
    I think that your essay would be strengthened by a hypothetical case or imaginary (or real) case study. Invent a company and an example of each of your points. This will reinforce your points and...

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  • A Separate Peace
    Gene goes with Finny for several reasons: 1. First, he is enamoured with Finny. Despite Gene's jealousy toward Finny and his belief that Finny might be trying to sabotage his academics, Gene still...

    Asked by pink155 on via web

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  • Astronomy
    The sun is classified as a G2 star with a temperature of 5780 K. This makes the color white with a red tint when seen in space, but on Earth, since the sun's light must travel through miles of...

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  • The Scarlet Letter
    It is notable that with the diminishing of her physical beauty, Hester's mental strength improves in "The Scarlet Letter." For, when Hester is younger and of striking beauty, she is contolled by...

    Asked by eeegadbatman on via web

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    To begin with, Atticus is older than most of the fathers of their friends. This leads the kids to be embarassed about their dad sometimes, because they don't think he is as young and fit as the...

    Asked by ritzz11 on via web

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  • The Great Gatsby
    In The Great Gatsby, there are a few sincere and honest moments that Nick observes. He observes sincere moments between Pammy and Daisy, as well as between Tom and Daisy.One of these scenes occurs...

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  • History
    It was probably somewhere between 45-47%. The massive push of home ownership wouldn't occur for another decade or so, after WWII. The census bureau has good stats. The southern states seem to have...

    Asked by victorj1 on via web

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  • The Scarlet Letter
    Dimmesdale, Hester, and Chillingworth all relate to the consequences of sin and guilt. Each is suffering in their own way for choices they have made. Hester is shunned for her perceived sin....

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  • 1984
    It's an exact parallel. I suggest to #2 to reread 1984 with current US headlines in mind, and my full post below. Amendments 4 through 8 of the US Constitution have been gutted by this present...

    Asked by frizzyperm on via web

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  • Much Ado About Nothing
    Yes, I think Hero is something of an archetype. It's one of those parts that, every time I go and see the play, I really hope the actress playing her is going to blow me away and make me realise...

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  • The Outsiders
    "The Outsiders" is a novel that demonstrates quite a bit about the nature of appearances. Through a close examination of the characters and the two different social groups -- the...

    Asked by projectrunwayfan on via web

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  • The Adulterous Woman
    The antagonist in "The Adulterous Woman" is actually Janine's husband Marcel. His antagonist's role is established from the beginning of the story as he persuades Janine to go on a trip she is not...

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