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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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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    The adults in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, the first Harry Potter novel, cluster in two opposite categories: the bad authority figures and the good authority figures. Bad authority...

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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 Odyssey
    I'd say it's a combination of the two. Certainly, Odysseus was smart enough to tell Polyphemus that his name is "Nobody" so that the Cyclops cannot identify his attacker to his peers. He knows...

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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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  • Everything That Rises Must Converge
    On the bus, Julian's mother is engaged in a conversation with another woman, and she tells this woman that Julian wants to be a writer but that he is selling typewriters for now, until he's able to...

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  • Miss Brill
    Miss Brill imagines herself to be quite a proper lady. She decided to wear her fur, a "Dear little thing!" for her Sunday out to the park to hear the band play. She likes to sit and watch the...

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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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  • The Masque of the Red Death
    In the second paragraph of the story Poe gives us a vivid description of the castellated abbey in which Prince Prospero and the other nobles hide from the devastating plague that stalks the land....

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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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  • Edgar Allan Poe
    Fortunato's cough, the result of a fairly severe cold, symbolizes the weakness in his character, his pride, and this is the weakness that Montresor can exploit in order to do his nemesis in....

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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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  • Literature
    This poem is written in a meter called iambic tetrameter, and this means that there are four (tetra-) metrical feet per line. The metrical foot is called an iamb (where we get "iambic"), and this...

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  • Science
    Conservation of energy is one of the basic principles of physics. It has several different statements which are all equivalent. Here's the definition of the law of conservation of energy from...

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  • Science
    Strictly speaking, bones aren't white. Not gleaming white at any rate. Living bones inside the body contain a number of pigmented chemicals. They are essential for the body's health and give our...

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  • The Odyssey
    Odysseus is very much a product of his time and place. He is a great king and noble warrior who unhesitatingly subscribes to the dominant ethos of aristocratic Greek males. Yet he does so with 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...

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  • History
    Machiavelli was a true child of the Renaissance. He was a thoroughgoing humanist who looked fondly to antiquity for models of learning, wisdom and statesmanship. The Prince stands as a monument to...

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  • 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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  • The Outsiders
    Ponyboy and Darry have many subtle similarities and differences between them. First, they are brothers, and they both have the same experience of losing their parents, though they sometimes deal...

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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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  • History
    Propaganda can be defined as information of a biased or misleading nature. Over the twelve year course of the Third Reich it proved to be a potent weapon in the hands of the Nazi regime. As with...

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  • Long Day's Journey into Night
    Most of the main characters in "Long Day's Journey Into Night" retain a ghost-like appearance in that they are haunted. The sad, faded world they inhabit is no longer occupied by flesh and blood...

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  • Hatchet
    In the book Hatchet, thirteen-year old Brian Robeson is the only passenger on a tiny plane bound for the northern woods of Canada. At first, he thinks it’s interesting to be flying in the small...

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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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  • Literature
    In "Richard Cory," the title character is admired by the townspeople. They envy him and wish to be him. The way Robinson establishes this main idea in the first three stanzas makes the ironic...

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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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