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  • Prelude; and At the Bay
    Some of the imagery used to describe the husband (Stanley) reveals much about his character. When the family awakens after their first night in the house, Stanley is doing exercises in front of his...

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    The Chicanx movement is a movement for civil rights for Mexican-American people. It uses the gender neutral "Chicanx" to embrace chicanos, chicanas, and people who identity with other genders....

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  • King Lear
    You're off to a great start with this question on Shakespeare's King Lear. You already have a good idea of which characters to choose: I'd go with Edgar for this one, as opposed to Gloucester, as...

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  • Reference
    There are several ideas to consider when writing a final outline draft. Once you decide on the topic for your paper, you should collect information for the outline and for the paper. Be sure to...

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  • Prelude; and At the Bay
    Inspired by the Impressionism movement, Mansfield uses descriptive language to paint a scene in the reader’s mind. She relies on adjectives and literary devices that may seem unnecessary, but...

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  • The Bean Trees
    Living in rural Kentucky, Taylor didn’t have many opportunities presented to her. Working a few dead-end jobs, she manages to save up some money to buy a car. With no destination set, she travels...

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  • History
    At the signing of the Constitution, the federal government stood for slavery as the Founders thought that property rights were important. Many prominent Founders, George Washington among them,...

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  • Heart of Darkness
    Marlow mentions that Kurtz is a "universal genius" in the conversation that he has with Kurtz's cousin after Kurtz has died. Marlow is in the "sepulchral city" where the company's management is...

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  • The Bean Trees
    The relationship between Taylor and Lou Ann is very important to the plot of The Bean Trees (1988), Barbara Kingsolver's first novel. Let's go over a few of the main ways that this friendship is...

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  • 1984
    A good thesis about Newspeak and Doublethink would focus on the way that the Party uses these concepts to maintain power, since power is really the central theme of 1984 and the Party's reason for...

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  • The Crucible
    There are far more differences between these two works than there are similarities. "The Crucible" is a play written by Arthur Miller, a white male American playwright, in 1953. Annie John is a...

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  • Math
    We are given a rectangular yard with area of 24 square meters, and we are asked to find the possible perimeters: Since the yard is a rectangle (a parallelogram with right angles) we can describe...

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  • Science
    Hello! Probably you mean "iron oxide". And most likely it is iron (III) oxide, `Fe_2 O_3.` Carbon monoxide is `CO,` carbon dioxide is `CO_2.` The unbalanced reaction is `Fe_2 O_3 + CO -> Fe +...

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  • History
    I will begin to help you answer some of these questions, and then you can finish them. The portrayal of Walter and Beneatha in A Raisin in the Sun suggests that the children of people who had left...

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  • History
    This question covers a lot of ground. Let's go through each of the six prompts and discuss how you might answer them, citing a few useful examples to help you craft your own responses. 1. A...

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  • History
    During the period from 1898-1914, the United States began to expand its reach overseas; therefore, the era is known as that of the "American Empire," beginning with the Spanish-American War in...

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  • Bob Dylan
    "John Brown" is a song written by popular song writer John Dylan in 1962 in response to the Vietnam War. Although it was not included in his early studio albums, it was performed publicly and...

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  • God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater
    Published in 1965, Kurt Vonnegut’s novel God Bless You Mr. Rosewater, is about Eliot Rosewater, a millionaire who made his money through a family foundation that was created to help Rosewater...

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  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    There are two main reasons for Tom's depression. First of all, his conscience is still nagging him to tell the truth about what happened to Dr. Robinson that terrible night in the graveyard. Tom...

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  • Growing Up Asian American
    Mainly because from any early age Noda's whole identity as a Japanese-American is the subject of a mixture of incomprehension and stereotyping from white society. She wears an identity that people...

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  • Social Sciences
    Mercantilism essentially was a zero-sum gain mentality towards economics. Basically, this meant that there was only so much gold to go around so countries were constantly involved in a game of...

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  • Business
    Mining first started in Nevada in the year 1849. Mormon miners on their way to California in order to get in on that gold rush discovered "placer gold" in a stream flowing into the Carson River....

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  • History
    To understand the impact of the Model T, consider an invention that was once the exclusive purview of the few that is now so widespread and affordable that no one thinks twice about it. Now imagine...

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  • As I Lay Dying
    In his 1930 novel As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner's most prominent literary device is his use of fifteen different narrators. Each of the novel's fifty-nine sections is told through a single...

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  • History
    Thomas Paine wrote a pamphlet called Common Sense that was published in January 1776. In this pamphlet, Thomas Paine explained why the colonists should become independent from Great Britain. This...

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  • Lord of the Flies
    In Chapter 2 of Lord of the Flies Ralph tells the boys that they'll need to build a signal fire if they're going to be rescued. Jack, without being asked, immediately volunteers himself and his...

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  • Dracula
    Victorian society was repressive in many ways towards women, particularly where expression of emotion, economic independence, and particularly sexuality were concerned. Remember, at the time...

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  • The Crucible
    In Act Two, Mary Warren tells her employers, John and Elizabeth Proctor, that she is now "an official of the court." She has been going into Salem in order to give testimony against accused...

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  • Othello
    Gender is extremely significant in Othello. Iago uses gender norms common in Venice at that time to manipulate Othello into killing the woman he loves. The stage for this is set early in the play,...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Towards the end of chapter 21, Judge Taylor reads Tom Robinson's guilty verdict and Scout describes the atmosphere as having a dreamlike quality. She watches as her father gets up to leave the...

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  • History
    Jamestown, as with other early European colonies, suffered greatly at its inception. Disease, starvation, droughts, lack of agricultural skills, and intermittent Indian attacks made the colonists'...

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  • A Rose for Emily
    Faulkner never states outright that Miss Emily killed Homer Barron, but that's the beauty of Modern writing; it follows Hemingway's "iceberg theory": the writer focuses on that which is on the...

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  • History
    The Development of agriculture was a turning point in the human experience. The transformation from hunter/gatherer groups to agriculturally-based societies occurred during the transition from the...

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  • History
    In 1917, the Allied powers were very happy that the Americans had finally joined the war. Prior to the Americans joining, the French army had been pushed to the breaking point and the French...

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  • Of Mice and Men
    George is a relatively compassionate, understanding friend, who protects and guides Lennie as they travel throughout the country looking for work. Even though George comes across as insensitive and...

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  • Hamlet
    This, of course, depends on what we mean by a positive outcome. If we take that to mean that Claudius alone should have paid for the crime of murdering Hamlet's father, a positive outcome would be...

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  • Literature
    "Maycomb's disease" is racial prejudice. It's rife in the town, just as it was throughout the South as a whole. Atticus, however, is different in that regard, which allows him to represent Tom...

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  • Science
    Heredity is the passing of traits from the parent organisms to offsprings. The traits thus acquired are known as inherited traits. These are different from the acquired traits, which are a result...

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  • History
    There were many battles between the Native Americans and the British and their colonists. Most Native American tribes didn’t trust the British or the British colonists. Many of these tribes were...

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  • The Hunger Games
    To some extent, the question should clarify which conflict is resolved (or not resolved). If we are talking about the person vs. person conflict that involves Katniss having to survive against...

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  • Caged Bird
    In "Caged Bird," Maya Angelou juxtaposes the ideas of a free bird and a caged bird to show the effects of oppression. Stanza one focuses on the free bird: A free bird leaps on the back of the...

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  • Indian Camp
    There is some evidence that George could be the father of the Indian woman's child. He is smoking a cigar on the way to the camp, and when he arrives, he hands out cigars to the men, an...

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  • History
    Triphena works at Cutler's tavern. When Lyddie first begins working at Cutler's tavern, Triphena is a bit distant. She has her job to do, and Lyddie has her work to do. Triphena knows that Mrs....

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  • The Hunger Games
    The government of Panem has basically created the central conflict(s) in The Hunger Games. The government has, for 74 years, held the Hunger Games as a reminder to the people of Panem that they...

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  • Lord of the Flies
    Percival is the littlun who gets sand in his eye. Percival, along with two other littluns, Johnny and Henry, are spending time on the beach, playing with their sandcastle towns in quiet...

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  • Caged Bird
    The poem "Caged Bird" by Maya Angelou is filled with symbolism that conjures feelings of freedom and confinement. The juxtaposition of the stanzas creates a stark contrast between the "free bird"...

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  • History
    This question depends on when those Europeans arrived in Africa. Early in Africa's discovery, Europeans wanted slaves from Africa. These slaves were especially valuable in the New World and this...

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  • Literature
    The last words that Johnny says to Ponyboy are the last words that he ever says. "Stay gold, Ponyboy. Stay gold..." Johnny's words are referring back to the poem that Ponyboy recited while they...

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  • Literature
    The Ghost of Christmas Past is, by far, the most confusing of all the spirits that visit Scrooge on Christmas Eve. Its appearance not only changes to contradict itself from one moment to the...

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  • The Devil's Arithmetic
    In The Devil's Arithmetic, a young jewish girl named Hannah is temporarily transported back in time to the Holocaust, so that she will understand the suffering that her older relatives went...

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