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When the Legends Die

How does Tom occupy his time?

You could be talking about when Tom lives in the wilderness with his parents, or after both of his parents die. I'll give you both as they are very similar in some ways. Tom's parents teach him...

Latest answer posted June 18, 2007 11:42 am UTC

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Law and Politics

Does education bring down political corruption?

Education is a powerful thing. It is most often viewed as a positive endeavor in itself. However, it does matter what is being taught and who is teaching it. After all, the Nazis and fascists all...

Latest answer posted January 23, 2016 12:09 am UTC

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Twelfth Night

If you were to compare a more traditional film version of Twelfth Night to She's the Man, which would be closest to...

It's difficult to say - I'll consider 'She's the Man' alongside the most famous film of the play, directed by Trevor Nunn in 1996.Nunn's version is not entirely 'traditional': it is set in...

Latest answer posted August 16, 2008 10:44 am UTC

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History

Human right Violation HOW WORLD RESPONDED TO or RECOGNIZE the Nazi Holocaust

For centuries there has been the expulsion and persecution of people in the world, particularly the Jews who were expelled from many European countries long, long before World War II. Perhaps this...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2012 6:50 pm UTC

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Math

What are functions f with condition f(x+y)-f(x-y)=2f(y)+6x^2y ?

You should consider the following substitution, such that: `x = 0 => f(0 + y) - f(0 - y) = 2f(y) + 6*0*y` `f(y) - f(-y) = 2f(y)` You need to combine duplicate terms such that: `-f(-y) = 2f(y)...

Latest answer posted June 18, 2013 2:47 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

What is protected under a copyright and under a trademark?

Trademarks "protect brand names and logos used on goods and services." That is, the labels you see on goods and the logos used to market them (1). Copyrights project "an original artistic or...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2013 1:01 am UTC

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Biology

what causes Alzheimer's what causes Alzheimer's

Scientists do not yet know what actually causes Alzheimer's. They know what physical changes take place (things like the plaques that kill brain cells) but they do not know for sure why it...

Latest answer posted February 17, 2011 6:39 am UTC

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History

What were the artistic and cultural accomplishments of Babylon?  

Babylon was a city in ancient Mesopotamia located on the Euphrates River and was about 55 miles south of the modern city of Baghdad in Iraq. There are several important artistic and cultural...

Latest answer posted September 21, 2010 6:45 am UTC

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Philosophy

Identify a view (politics, religion, science, culture, media, or entertainment) that relates to philosophy and tell...

One view that I hold that relates to science is the view that science can determine the truth about the natural world and religious faith cannot. I believe, for example, in evolution, not in...

Latest answer posted December 15, 2011 11:05 am UTC

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Macbeth

Need a detailed argument of how Macbeth is led to destruction by his free will and not fate.

First, we should acknowledge that there are certainly elements of the supernatural, or fate, at work in the play. Macbeth is certainly influenced by the witches' prophecies, and of course they help...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2013 2:35 pm UTC

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Teaching Community

 Hi. I decide this summer to work as an english teacher in a private school and i wrote my CV.I'm looking for a good...

For a title, try summing up your beliefs about education, teaching, or teaching English in a few short words. For example, since you want to be an English teacher you might say"literature is an...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2011 1:15 pm UTC

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Animal Farm

How does Napoleon become more like humans?

Over the course of the book, Napoleon becomes more like human beings in a number of ways. Here are some of the more important ways in which this happens. One of the first things he does is he gets...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2010 10:12 am UTC

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As You Like It

Was there an actual Forest of Arden based on the one in As You Like It by William Shakespeare?

Next to the town of Stratford, lies the Forest of Arden that Shakespeare drew upon in writing about the forest in As You Like It. In Shakespeare's time, the Forest of Arden was rich in trees and...

Latest answer posted May 9, 2012 9:56 pm UTC

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Your Blues Ain't Like Mine

What were the literary style and settings of Your Blues Ain't Like Mine by Bebe Campbell?

"Literary style" refers to how an author uses words, such as her word choice, sentence structure, figurative language, and sentence arrangement. Campbell's is Old Southern, giving Your Blues Ain't...

Latest answer posted October 25, 2015 3:47 pm UTC

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Essay Lab

LITERATURE ON WHICH TOPIC WOULD IT BE BETTER TO  WRITE IN THE FREE WRITING COMPETITION SUCH THAT IT WOULD LEAVE A...

I'd echo the fourth post here and suggest that you pick something you have a real interest in and also something you are knowledgeable on. If you aim to concisely and persuasively present your...

Latest answer posted March 11, 2012 4:41 am UTC

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History

It is 1792. Washington is running for re-election. Explain your thoughts on the 4 years of the first Washington...

George Washington was first elected president in 1789 by an overwhelming margin. As a reluctant member of the Federalist party, Washington’s polices and administrative goals greatly favored...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2012 3:11 am UTC

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Life of Pi

Can anyone recommend short stories, poems, or novellas that he/she uses with the Life of Pi for comparative...

Some critics have likened Pi's story to a Christian parable, so the Bible might be a good comparison. The Kite Runner is another work which is new, set in South Asia, and has a coming-of-age theme.

Latest answer posted August 9, 2007 8:23 am UTC

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History

Please give a brief history of Texas.

The area now known as Texas was inhabited by a variety of Native American peoples before contact with Europeans. Pueblo peoples, Mississippian cultures, and central American polities all exercised...

Latest answer posted July 10, 2012 7:04 pm UTC

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Literature

How many stars was this book rated?

When you are looking for book reviews, stars are just one method that reviewers can use to rate a book. When a person reviews a book, they can pick whatever rating system they want--it can be...

Latest answer posted February 1, 2010 1:54 pm UTC

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Business

What are the skills needed and the roles and responsibilities of a marketing manager?

A good marketing manager should have the following qualities. First, a marketing manager must be good with people, since as a manager he or she will be directly dealing with people. Interpersonal...

Latest answer posted December 7, 2011 2:00 pm UTC

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History

demography in africa. what are some changes in demography iun general africa from 600 - 1450? What are some...

That was definitely a period of colonization in Africa. Another key factor was the slave trade. By the end of that period, slavery was in high gear. Both of these factors strongly influenced the...

Latest answer posted February 13, 2012 7:23 am UTC

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Law and Politics

What would be some good arguments against ending lifetime judicial appointments, as Rick Perry suggested yesterday?

In general, lifetime appointments to the Federal bench are constitutionally important because they create a branch of the federal government, responsible for interpreting the law, that is...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2011 9:42 pm UTC

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Elections

Who was Barack Obama's campaign manager in 2008? a. Valerie Jarrett.   b. Joe Biden.   c. David Axelrod.   d. David...

In 2008, Candidate Obama's campaign manager was David Plouffe. Steve Hildebrand was a Deputy Campaign Manager who had a focus on Iowa, instrumental in the 2008's success. David Axelrod was...

Latest answer posted January 7, 2013 10:52 am UTC

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History

What is a wikki report? I need to do one for extra credit in History. I am so lost. thanks

A Wiki is a webpage that can be edited by anyone who signs in to the hosting webpage. Wikipedia is the most famous use of this, and it can frequently lead to improved accuracy: e.g. someone might...

Latest answer posted July 28, 2013 7:43 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Explain the idea of producer surplus.  

When producers sell goods or services they, of course, charge a certain price for those products. The price, multiplied by the number of products they sell, is their revenue. In almost all cases,...

Latest answer posted March 6, 2016 4:35 pm UTC

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Math

What site should the company choose according to the expected return for each site in the following case: After...

According to the information provided, for site A the net gain is $30 million if successful with probability 0.3 and loss is $3 million if not. The expected return here is 30*0.3 - 3*0.7 = 6.9...

Latest answer posted August 25, 2012 2:58 am UTC

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Social Sciences

I want you to help me decide why I need to study Public Administration and what can I achieve if I choose to study it.

A good place to start would be looking at what sorts of careers people with degrees in Public Administration tend to go into.Typically, these careers tend to be involved in government in some way,...

Latest answer posted March 7, 2016 7:36 pm UTC

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History

Looking at the events since the end of WWII (1945), and from events from 1877 through 1930s, should the United States...

I do think that we have historically been the policeman of the world. In some ways, I think it really is our obligation. We are the world leader, still. We are looked up to, and emulated. We...

Latest answer posted August 17, 2011 7:44 am UTC

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History

How did the international climate play a role in German unification in the 1800s?

There were at least two ways in which the international climate contributed to German unification. First, the international community was becoming more used to the idea of nationalism. The push...

Latest answer posted December 10, 2012 6:36 pm UTC

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History

What is the history of abortion? This is just a topic I need to cover for my research essay. thank you =)

Abortion was pretty scary in the beginning. Now it has become a routine procedure. It can still cause damage to the mother. Infections that women infertile are much less common.

Latest answer posted August 10, 2011 11:51 am UTC

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History

Describe why the colonization of North America began.

The answer to this question depends to a great degree on whether you include what is now Mexico in your definition of North America. If you do, the beginning of colonization in North America is...

Latest answer posted October 6, 2013 4:06 pm UTC

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Math

John had two bowls of peanuts. If he transfers 17 peanuts from Bowl A to Bowl B, both bowls will have the same number...

To solve, assign variables that represent the number of peanuts in each bowl. Let x be the original number of peanuts in Bowl A. And let y be the original number of peanuts in Bowl B. If 17 peanuts...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2015 11:08 pm UTC

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The Last Lovely City

In The Last Lovely City, who are the people Dr. Zamora meets at the part of Posey Pendergast?

The two most significant people Benito meet at the party of Posey Pendergast are Dolores and Herman Tolliver. Dolores is a former girlfriend of Benito, and we are told that Dolores actually prefers...

Latest answer posted December 29, 2011 7:24 pm UTC

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History

I need a cultural overview of urban life in the 1920's regarding Prohibition.

I think that a full overview of the culture of the time period will have to continue beyond here. This can only start a reflection of such a time. I think that the primary element of the 1920s...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2011 8:59 am UTC

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Political Science

How would you go about becoming a municipal or provincial politician? How would you go about becoming a municipal or...

In order to win a local election, I would begin by getting to know my community. Then I would knock on as many doors as possible, and make myself known to as many people as possible in other ways....

Latest answer posted February 28, 2011 9:40 pm UTC

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The Canterbury Tales

How does the Host explain the way the pilgrimage will be organized? The Canterbury Tales is called a frame story....

After the introductions, the Host,Harry Bailley, who owns the inn that they gather at and who is leading the group, suggests that they should each tell two stories while walking, one on the way to...

Latest answer posted May 30, 2007 2:32 am UTC

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Macbeth

How has Macbeth's disturbance grown following his murder of Duncan? William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'. In Act 2 Scene 2.

Macbeth's agitation was evident just before the murder, when he started hallucinating about a dagger, and in the immediate aftermath, in Act 2, scene 2, he still continues to hallucinate, as he...

Latest answer posted January 27, 2013 3:14 pm UTC

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History

Why were John Hancock and Samuel Adams rebelling?

There were many various reasons why many American colonists were rebelling against the British crown; not just John Hancock and Samuel Adams. It is probably too lengthy to try to list all of the...

Latest answer posted July 21, 2012 11:02 pm UTC

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Business

The research department in a company that manufactures watches established the following p(x) =50-(1.2t)x...

The total revenue R(q) made by the company when producing q items is defined as being equal to the price x per item when X = p(x) have been demanded (the inverse demand function x = p^(-1)(X))...

Latest answer posted April 8, 2015 6:15 pm UTC

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History

How much progress was made toward freedom, equailty, and opportunity for women in the mid-1970s?

The best answer to this is that some progress was made, but not nearly as much as many women would have liked. During the mid-1970s, there were definitely improvements made in the status of women....

Latest answer posted May 20, 2013 2:37 am UTC

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History

What relationship is there between the American political process today and British and Colonial American policies.?

There is a very great deal of continuity between the British and colonial American political processes and the political system that we have in the United States today. There have, of course, been...

Latest answer posted May 13, 2013 4:19 pm UTC

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Education

What is the contextual significance of master teachers in the field of education?  

Master teachers are teachers who are both highly trained and skilled and are willing to share their knowledge about teaching with other teachers. They are significant in the field of education...

Latest answer posted November 20, 2012 12:01 am UTC

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Science

the weather hat happens if the temparature dropps below 50.c

It gets substantially cooler, for one thing. 50 degrees Celsius is pretty high when converting to Fahrenheit, far and above what we would call habitable temperature. In some areas of the United...

Latest answer posted June 22, 2012 4:42 pm UTC

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Chikazu's Group

Tattoos Why are they so flippin AWSOME?

On the subject of tattoos, what do you think of the idea that some people have of the body being sacred and a vessel. Many people feel that the body should be kept free of any type of external,...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2009 1:46 pm UTC

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Literature

Ability-level groupings in the secondary English classroom I'd be interested to hear everyone's thoughts on the...

Change it up according to your goals. I never let my students choose their groups. Sometimes, if it doesn't matter about grouping, I'll take a few pictures and cut them up (grouping by putting...

Latest answer posted August 6, 2010 10:42 am UTC

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Poor Folk

Who are the characters and what is the main theme and point of the book? lessons learned? 

Fyodor's first novel is about two impoverished first cousins, Makar Vevushkin, a government clerk, and Varvara Dobreselove, a seamtress, who, although they live very near each other, correspond in...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2014 10:16 pm UTC

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David Copperfield

How does Charles Dickens use the victorian background to create sympathy for David?

One of the reasons why this is an important element for the atmosphere of nostalgia, melancholy, loss, and drastic change of the story, is because Victorian England was a place of extremes: You...

Latest answer posted June 11, 2009 1:02 am UTC

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History

WHO WAS INVOLVED IN THE ETHNIC CLEANSING THAT TOOK PLACE IN BOSNIA DURING THE CIVIL WAR THERE?   4 WEDNSDAY

There are almost no clean hands on the various sides of Yugoslavia's civil war, with charges of torture, imprisonment and genocide common to Bosnians, Serbs and Croatians. Serbs being the primary...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2010 10:17 am UTC

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Math

log 2 (8x) - log 2 (x^2 -1) = log 2 (3)

Here use the property that log(A/B) = log A - log B log2 (8x) - log2 (x^2 - 1) = log2 (3) log2( 8x/x^2-1) = log2 (3) 8x/(x^2-1) = 3 8x = 3(x^2 - 1) 0 = 3x^2 - 8x - 3 0 = (x-3) (3 x+1)x = 3 , -1/3

Latest answer posted July 19, 2010 7:21 am UTC

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Math

ln (2x-3) + ln (x-2) = 2lnx

ln (2x-3) + ln(x-2) = 2 ln(x) ln( (2x-3)/(x-2)) = ln(x^2) (2x-3)/(x-2) = x^2 2x - 3 = x^2(x-2) 2x - 3 = x^3 - 2x^2 0 = x^3 -2x^2 - 2x + 3 0 = (x-1) (x^2-x-3)x = 1x = 1/2 (1-sqrt(13))x = 1/2...

Latest answer posted July 19, 2010 7:25 am UTC

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