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• Math
Given that a funnel is in the shape of a cone with , radius = r= 5 inch height = h= 20 inch We know that the volume of the cone is given by the formula: Volume=V=\frac{1}{3}\pi r^2 h i.e....

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• Langston Hughes
"Let America Be America Again" was written by African-American poet Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967), one of the leading figures of the Harlem Renaissance. The poem discusses the United States as a...

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• Literature
For a thorough exploration of this question, it might be helpful to consult the two-volume work, The Enlightenment by the late historian Peter Gay. Gay's thesis hinges on the notion that the...

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• Social Sciences
Trust in this context can be defined as the firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone. The consensus is that trust has to be earned. What this means is that the person...

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• History
The Declaration of Independence was written in the neoclassical/Age of Reason period in history. This period of time was defined by the movement toward the belief that people were rational beings...

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• The Beach of Falesá
In sociology, a homosocial relationship is one between two people of the same sex which is not of a sexual or romantic nature. Most people these days are familiar with the word "bromance," which...

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• Yellow Woman
"'What story?' He smiled and pulled me close to him as he said this. I was afraid lying there on the red blanket. All I could know was the way he felt, warm, damp, his body beside me. This is...

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• King Solomon's Mines
The reader can get a sense of the centrality of homosociality to King Solomon's Mines by simply reading the dedication from the fictional hero Allan Quatermain. It reads "to all the big and little...

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• The Monkey's Paw
W.W. Jacobs's masterful diction suggests that the paw is a frightening, sinister force with which no one should tamper. When he provides Sergeant Major Morris's initial descriptions of the paw, he...

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• Literature
Throughout Animal Farm, Orwell condemns the misuse of power by depicting how Napoleon tyrannically rules the farm. Napoleon requires the animals to work long hours, barely feeds them, and...

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• Letter from Birmingham City Jail
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail" is a masterpiece containing rhetorical strategies almost too numerous to identify and analyze. Here are just four: Early in the letter,...

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• Oscar Wilde
The scene from Act I in which Lady Bracknell interviews Jack is an excellent example of Oscar Wilde's satire. Just before this scene, Lady Bracknell has discovered that her daughter Gwendolen wants...

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• Beowulf
In the epic poem Beowulf, Beowulf's heroic qualities are essential to the progression of the plot. His heroism sets up the major battle scenes and conflicts of the poem. Near the start of the poem,...

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• The Tempest
Gonzalo is making a speech about what kind of world we'd have if he were in charge. It's a utopian vision; there'd be no war, riches or poverty, or any kind of laws. Humankind would be innocent and...

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• Earle Birney
Here are a few metaphors from the poem "David" Lines 35-37 We crawled astride The peak to feast on the marching ranges flagged By the fading shreds of the shattered stormcloud. "Feast" is a...

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• The Prince
The Prince promotes secularism in that Machiavelli states that a prince can retain power by promoting his own greatness. He does not have to be good or seek God's favor, but he has to appear to be...

• Dawn of Modern Science
Thom Goldstein, the son of writer Moritz Goldstein, is a retired professor, historian, and scientist. Goldstein was born in Germany. He left for the United States during the early years of Nazi...

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• All the Light We Cannot See
The novel All The Light We Cannot See is set in the context of World War Two. It is the story of how the lives of Marie-Laure LeBlanc (who is French) and Werner Pfennig (who is German) converge....

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• All the Light We Cannot See
All The Light We Cannot See is a lyrical and complex piece of historical fiction. As such, there are many ways to go about analyzing it. One way to approach the novel is through the title....

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• All the Light We Cannot See
The three most important characters in All the Light We Cannot See are Marie-Laure LeBlanc, Daniel LeBlanc, and Werner Pfennig. There is also a host of other characters whose lives and stories...

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• All the Light We Cannot See
The most important theme in All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr is war and how it affects the lives of everyone it touches. A secondary theme that entwines with the first is the question...

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• The Lottery
One thesis statement for "The Lottery" could be a declarative sentence about the atavistic propensity for violence that still lies in the nature of man, along with a blind adherence to tradition,...

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• Death in Venice
Thomas Mann's Death In Venice is, at its heart, entirely concerned with the relationship with disease and art, as symbolised by the setting of Venice itself. As the disease progresses through the...

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• A Jury of Her Peers
Although many possible arguments emerge in interpreting "A Jury of Her Peers," the fact that Mrs. Peters and Mrs. Hale intuit the motive for Mrs. Wright to kill her husband while the men miss all...

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• History
Thank you for asking this question; it made my day. This has become a pretty common conspiracy theory across certain sectors of the internet! Unfortunately, I think the only people who could know...

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• Brave New World
Hypnopaedia is the principle of sleep teaching. It represents social control because it is used to condition all of the children. The Director explains that while hypnopaedia is not useful for...

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• Health
A thesis statement is simply a summary of your thesis or the main argument of your paper. Before you can construct a thesis "statement", you need to develop a thesis. To do so, you need to do...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
Aunt Alexandra is the typical Southern belle who enjoys socializing with her female neighbors, being involved in the community, and dressing like a presentable, delicate woman. In contrast, Scout...

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• Hamlet
The queen, Gertrude, is worried about Hamlet at the beginning of the play because Hamlet is still clearly mourning the loss of his father. She tells him, Good Hamlet, cast they nighted color...

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• Hamlet
Absolutely. Almost every scene involving Polonius is very funny. In Act 2, scene 1, for example, he sends a servant, Reynaldo, to follow his son, Laertes, to France and investigate Laertes's...

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• Shakespeare's Sonnets
(All line citations are taken from the text available at the Shakespeare Online reference provided.) Question 1: Which of the following best describes the whole structure of the poem as a whole? A)...

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• History
Martin Luther is considered one of the fathers of the Reformation. Luther nailed 95 theses to the Wittenberg Castle Church in 1517 as a way of stating what was wrong with the Catholic Church. He...

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• Science
pH measures how acidic/basic water is at any given time. This scale ranges from zero having the most acidity, to fourteen having the most alkalinity. The neutral pH is right in the middle (7) and...

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• The Raven
The raven is a highly intelligent, big, all-black bird largely found in the Northern Hemisphere. It feeds on both plants and animals and thus is highly adaptable to different living circumstances....

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• History
Today, we tend to think of religious buildings as places for congregational worship. However, that's not how the Greeks looked upon their temples. For the Greeks, temples were sacred places in...

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• History
The French and Indian War was one of a string of costly wars between the British and French. Each war expanded the scope of the conflict and involved more logistical challenges. Britain claimed...

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• History
The two kingdoms are very similar, as they existed during some of the same time period. They also were close in location. However, the Kush lived to the south of the Egyptians near the base of some...

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• Reference
Economists assert that the impacts of immigration are largely positive. They have argued against the theory that immigrants take jobs away from citizens. Economists suggest that although there is...

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• Arts
Throughout Kate DiCamillo's book Because of Winn-Dixie, ten year old Opal meets a lot of new friends and learns a lot about the world, but things always seem to come back to Opal's mother. Opal and...

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• History
The establishment of the Jamestown settlement was motivated primarily by economic factors. The early seventeenth century was a period of rapid imperial expansion by European powers, and the English...

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• Thomas Hardy
This is a very creative question because it asks you to take a concept from economics, capitalism, and apply it to a critical work in the English canon, Tess of the d'Urbervilles. It is also a...

• Literature
Freedom is generally defined as the right and ability to act, speak, and think however one wants without fear of restraint or harm. Most societies offer varying degrees of freedom. Some societies,...

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• Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Capitalism is undoubtedly an important background theme in Tess of the D'Urbervilles. This is not altogether surprising when one considers the wider cultural context in which the story was...

• Reference
Thoreau believes that only a campaign of civil disobedience will be enough to defeat the evils of slavery. Thoreau was a radical individualist with a profound distrust of the collective will,...

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• The Awakening
Describe the novel's settings, and explain the significance of each. The Awakening begins at an enchanting seaside resort, where upper-class families are vacationing. Opening the novel with this...

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• Reference
Feudalism is a social and economic system in which people owe duties to their social superiors in return for land and protection. In Europe, feudalism began during the 9th century CE and continued...

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• All Summer in a Day
The sun comes out for one hour, the hour that Margot is locked in the closet. They surged about her, caught her up and bore her, protesting, and then pleading, and then crying, back into a tunnel,...

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• The Scarlet Letter
As Hester Prynne walks "to and fro" in the community, she notices how certain people that she passes gaze at her scarlet A, "the ignominious brand" on her bosom. When these people look at the...

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• Ruth Rendell
Author Ruth Rendell was a master of writing mystery stories. In her collection of short stories entitled A Fever Tree and Other Stories, she includes a story called "The Wrong Category." This...

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