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  • The Great Gatsby
    Nick says that Jay Gatsby is "'worth the whole damn bunch put together,'" calling everyone -- Tom and Daisy Buchanan, his party guests, pretty much all of the people Gatsby knows or interacts with...

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  • Science
    Contour maps can be intimidating to look at. A helpful trick is to find two index contours that are somewhat spaced apart in order to count how many contour lines are between the two index...

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  • Math
    Hello! 1. Let us start from the first question, as it is the most straightforward. (a) As we see, when x approaches positive infinity, f(x) approaches -2. (b) As x approaches negative...

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  • A Scandal in Bohemia
    We can't be absolutely certain, but perhaps Conan Doyle created Irene Adler as he wanted to provide Holmes with a particularly formidable adversary. In the 19th century, women were expected to be...

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  • History
    Perhaps the most iconic visual representation of Manifest Destiny is John Gast's 1872 painting American Progress. It illustrates Manifest Destiny in the context of expansion into the western...

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  • The Rivals
    Mrs. Malaprop is a comic character in Sheridan's The Rivals. The most notable thing about her is the way she uses incorrect words to express herself, words that sound similar to the appropriate...

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  • Reference
    The sniper's life is threatened when he is gravely wounded in the arm because he can no longer shoot his rifle. Liam O’Flaherty's story of the Irish Civil War pits countryman against countryman....

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  • The Giver
    The Chief Elder is an enigmatic authority figure throughout the novel, who serves as the spokesperson for the Committee of Elders. She is first mentioned in Chapter 7, where she addresses the...

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  • Arts
    Leonardo da Vinci died in 1519, at the age of 67, probably of a stroke. The undisputed quintessential "Renaissance man," Leonardo had led an extraordinary life that included painting what is...

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  • Romeo and Juliet
    Prince Escalus in Romeo and Juliet is the voice of law, authority, and reason. His role is important in the play because we need to have someone who stands above all the endless turmoil, conflict,...

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  • History
    This question must refer to the Americans who were held as prisoners of war in Hiroshima on the day the first atomic bomb destroyed that city. Many were members of the crew of a bomber known as the...

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  • Ode to My Socks
    In the Pablo Neruda poem "Ode to My Socks," the speaker utilizes a number of analogies to emphasize the value he places on this particular item. The speaker is not saying he literally wants to put...

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  • Great Expectations
    This is largely because, by this point in the novel, Pip has become a snob. Now wealthy and well-educated, Pip is ashamed to be connected to anyone who isn't. We have already seen him, for...

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  • Reference
    Exocytosis and endocytosis are both types of active transport, or the movement of macromolecules in or out of the cell. Exocytosis is when materials use secretory vesicles to move out of the cell....

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  • History
    Francesco Petrarca, sometimes referred to as Pertrarch, is the Father of Humanism. A poet and scholar in fourteenth century Renaissance Italy, he is perhaps most well-known for his poems to Laura,...

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  • The Giver
    In the unfortunate event that Jonas should fall into the river and drown, the community would be able to access the difficult memories Jonas received from the Giver during his training, and chaos...

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  • Reference
    I think a good speech on this topic would be fairly nuanced. You could cite many examples of how having money does not necessarily lead to happiness. There are plenty of very wealthy public figures...

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  • History
    Electricity came to rural Louisiana very late in comparison to its introduction in many other states, including some of those in the southern USA. The key cities in Louisiana have been electrified...

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  • History
    The Washington Monument is one of the most recognizable sights in Washington DC, situated on the National Mall and near the Lincoln Memorial. It is one of several monuments that were constructed in...

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  • History
    The Renaissance introduced the philosophical idea of humanism, which advocated the belief that human problems, particularly the problems of civilization, could be solved by rationalism. It also...

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  • Reference
    Because fairy tales are, generally speaking, already larger than life, you may want to avoid choosing exaggeration as your main method of satire when you create your satirical piece. Of course you...

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  • The Catbird Seat
    Mr. Martin genuinely believes that Mrs. Barrows is planning to reorganize the company's filing department where he works. It's a perfectly reasonable assumption. Since wheedling her way into Mr....

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  • Science
    Both the geocentric model and the heliocentric model are explanations as to how the solar system (or the universe at the time) is organized. The geocentric model was proposed by Ptolemy during the...

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  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    Tom Sawyer is the protagonist of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. On the surface, Tom Sawyer is a mischievous and naughty child. He is always jumping fences or figuring out ways to get...

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  • King of the Bingo Game
    That line appears fairly early in the story. In this particular usage of "fixed," it means stationary and secured. A table on a ship might be "fixed" to the floor to prevent it from sliding back...

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  • Oedipus Rex
    Destiny is central to the plot of Oedipus Rex, and one of the themes explored in the play is how much of our destiny we can take into our hands. When Oedipus learned that he was prophesied to kill...

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  • Business
    This article, which includes an interview with Brotopia author Emily Chang, exposes the sexist situation in Silicon Valley, which may not be shocking to many people. According to Chang, a test...

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  • Reference
    You have a few interesting options in terms of an argumentative thesis statement. From what I can see, you want to persuade your readers that a particular nonprofit organization (or organizations)...

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  • Goodbye to Berlin
    Goodbye to Berlin is a novel about Isherwood's time in Berlin before World War Two. It is semi-autobiographical, and many of the stories he tells about Berlin are true, but it is also...

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  • Twenty-Six Men and a Girl
    The writer or narrator's inner conflict rests on whether Tanya is worthy of her immaculate reputation for moral purity. The writer's inner conflict drives the plot and adds suspense to the story....

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  • Triangle
    Triangle is ultimately the story of how a tragedy led to extensive labor reform and improved workplace conditions for America's workers. In his book, David von Drehle shines a spotlight on Tammany...

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  • Triangle
    The characters in Triangle are (in no particular order): Max Blanck and Isaac Harris: Max and Isaac were the owners of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. On the day of the fire, the two men and 50...

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  • Triangle
    The themes of Triangle are social justice/ the rise of the labor movement, immigration, and women's rights. The rise of the labor movement in the United States was directly tied to the Triangle...

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  • The Picture of Dorian Gray
    Any analysis of The Picture of Dorian Gray must start with a recognition that the novel is in some sense autobiographical. Because Oscar Wilde was gay or bisexual, he lived a double life in...

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  • Heart of Darkness
    Conrad explores the corruption of the human soul primarily through the characterization of Kurtz. Kurtz develops megalomania during his time in the heart of the Congo, which was being pillaged by...

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  • If He Hollers Let Him Go
    If He Hollers Let Him Go spans four turbulent days in the life of its main character, Bob Jones, an educated African American man who was recently promoted to supervisor at the Atlas naval shipyard...

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  • Of Cannibals
    "Of Cannibals" is an essay by Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, a French writer who lived during the Renaissance. It is one of many essays he wrote and discusses the cannibalistic practices of the...

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  • Of Cannibals
    When analyzing a historical source like "Of Cannibals," we first must consider the type of source it is. "Of Cannibals" is an essay published along with a number of other essays by Michel de...

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  • Of Cannibals
    Being an essay, Michel de Montaigne's "Of Cannibals" doesn't really have "characters." Rather, it's a description of the Tupinambá people of Brazil. Montaigne's description of the Tupinambá uses...

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  • Of Cannibals
    Some of the themes in "Of Cannibals" by Michel de Montaigne are human equality, cultural differences, and the brutality of war. He discusses these themes by describing the lifestyles of a group...

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  • The City of God
    Augustine of Hippo is thought to have completed this work in 426 AD. In order to understand how his own experiences and context drove him to write this book, we must first appreciate what a radical...

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  • Absurd Person Singular
    Absurd Person Singular, first performed in 1972, is one of the earliest plays written by Alan Ayckbourn, a prolific English playwright known for the wry social commentary in his plays. The play's...

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  • The Great Gatsby
    Meyer Wolfsheim, Gatsby's friend and business acquaintance, is one of The Great Gatsby's most mysterious characters. A gambler and bootlegger who appears to be involved in organized crime,...

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  • Absurd Person Singular
    "Absurd Person Singular" can be seen as an analysis of the vanity that defines the human condition. Alan Ayckbourn utilizes a domestic setting, a holiday defined by middle-class consumerism, and...

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  • Absurd Person Singular
    The characters of "Absurd Singular Person" are: Sidney Hopcroft: A businessman who goes from owning a general store to expanding into real estate development. He is an energetic, small man who...

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  • The Great Gatsby
    One of the first signs that Tom and Daisy have a bad marriage comes in chapter 1, when Nick visits Tom and Daisy for dinner. Daisy shows Nick her little finger, which is black and blue at the...

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  • Paradise Lost
    I'm not sure that he has one. In order to have a tragic flaw, you have to be a tragic hero, and in order to be a tragic hero you need to be a fundamentally good character who is brought low by a...

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  • Literature
    The purpose of the study was to review the efficacy of depression screening and treatment for pregnant and postpartum women and to access the accuracy of specific screening instruments. To realize...

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  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine (1737–1809) was an important writer and political figure in the eighteenth century. Born in England to a Quaker father and an Anglican mother, he received his education from a...

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  • Green Grass, Running Water
    Heteroglossia, the expression of multiple points of view or the presence of differing "voices" within a work, is a frequent literary device. In popular literature of the past century and a...

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