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  • Beowulf
    Beowulf is one of the most famous poems in old English. It is about three thousand lines long and the story revolves around three battles. In the poem, Beowulf, a warrior from Geats comes to the...

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  • Social Sciences
    Since people wrote mostly positive things, here are some negative things (playing devil's advocate). 1. Globalization can ruin the environment. Moving things from one area to another wastes oil,...

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  • Apartheid
    Apartheid is the systematic segregation of a particular group of people by a country’s government. The term traces its origins to South Africa. In 1948, the ruling National Party (NP) instituted...

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  • Social Sciences
    One of the most important advantages of social media is certainly the speed and efficiency in which it allows communication between people. For example, in the 2013 protests which took place in...

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  • Essay Lab
    I very much enjoyed your paragraph and the portrait of your family! If you'd like to revise with a focus on only grammatical issues (as opposed to the questions of style and personal taste that...

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  • History
    It is important to study history so one may learn about past human behavior that is relevant to the intellectual growth and development of an individual. Studying the events of the past give us an...

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  • Chemistry
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-r_9QZXwT2c A compound is a chemical combination of two or more elements in definite proportions. For example, two hydrogen molecules + one oxygen molecule= one...

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  • Science
    The short answer is that velocity is the speed with a direction, while speed does not have a direction. Speed is a scalar quantity -- it is the magnitude of the velocity. Speed is measured in units...

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  • Social Sciences
    The advantages of computers are quite clear. With computers, you can ask this question and I can answer it. That helps both of us. With computers and the internet, businesses can sell their...

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  • The Story of My Life
    Helen Keller is the main character in The Story of My Life which is a personal account of Helen's young life after she has a debilitating illness as a baby and is rendered blind and deaf. Annie...

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  • Math
    The letters R, Q, N, and Z refers to a set of numbers such that: R = real numbers includes all real number [-inf, inf] Q= rational numbers ( numbers written as ratio) N = Natural numbers (all...

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  • Beowulf
    In Old English, a "kenning" is a compound expression that has a figurative or metaphorical meaning. An example is "light-of-battle," used to mean a "sword" in the following example from Beowulf:...

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  • Chemistry
    Compounds are substances that can be broken down through various chemical processes into elements. Elements are substances that cannot be broken down any further; all the atoms of an element are...

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  • Math
    The easiest way I have for knowing the difference between linear and nonlinear is the exponent value on the variable x. It is important to understand the root word in linear. It is LINE. A...

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  • The Canterville Ghost
    The ghost, Sir Simon, is badly misunderstood. By making Sir Simon a more rounded character than the average ghost, Wilde turns stereotypes about ghosts on their heads. We learn that Sir Simon,...

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  • Science
    A rainbow is made by the reflection and refraction of light that interacts with raindrops. Depending on how this interaction occurs with your location relative to the sun and the raindrops you may...

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  • Science
    While the functions and applications of a computer are almost endless, we can sense four primary purposes that are all linked to data (information): Entering data, manipulating data, viewing...

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  • Science
    Take note that the nucleus of an atom is composed of protons and neutrons. And the number of particles present in the nucleus is referred as mass number (Also, called as atomic mass). mass number =...

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  • José García Villa
    Dudong,17, is impatiently waiting for his father to return home so that he can tell him of his love for Teang and his desire to marry her. He feels that at 17 he is a grown man and is ready for...

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  • Guide to Literary Terms
    Please consider these examples: skinny, thin, and slender. These three words all mean having less weight on one's body than what might be considered average. But the connotations differ since the...

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  • Business
    The phrase "per diem" means "per day" or "by the day." In terms of jobs, if the position itself is "per diem" it probably means that it is not steady work. Instead, they will, at best, be hiring...

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  • Declaration of Independence
    In addition to the important ideas expressed above, the Declaration contains a few other important ideas. First, the Declaration contains the idea that if the government must be overthrown, a new...

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  • Beowulf
    Beowulf embodies several traits that make him a textbook epic hero. Some of these traits include his larger-than-life physical strength, his courage in the face of extreme danger, and his loyalty...

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  • Computer Science
    The operating system is the most important program that is on a computer. The operating system basically runs the computer and allows other programs to run as well. The operating system does all...

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  • Romanticism
    The following are courtesy of my AP Senior English teacher, Andrelle E. McKinsey, more than a decado ago (and I still use them when I teach seniors for a nice reference)... Characteristics of the...

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  • Economics
    The United States has a mixed economy. It is a combination of a free market economy and a command economy. Compared with most other countries around the world, it is more towards a free market...

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  • Computer Science
    One of the overwhelming advantages of the computer lies in its very necessity. Computer technology and use is of critical importance. Its ability for communication and storing data would...

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  • Essay Lab
    The thing about an autobiographical essay is that you DON'T want to start out with a cheesy beginning. In that case, be sure you DON'T say, "Once upon a time," or "I was born on November 13,...

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  • The Canterville Ghost
    Mr Otis is clearly forceful and direct. He openly speaks his mind as illustrated when he speaks to Lord Canterbury about the ghost. He tells the lord that if such a thing existed, it would be used...

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  • History
    Here are some questions that you could ask in such an interview. Of course, the specific questions that you ask might vary depending on the person you are interviewing and, perhaps, your own...

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  • Life of Pi
    Before Yann Martel wrote "Life of Pi," he had written 2 previous novels that had completely flopped. They didn't get very good reviews, and had little or no success in the market. He was feeling...

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  • The Man with the Hoe
    Markham depicts a man in his poem "The Man with the Hoe" who works the land in an exhausted state--so exhausted, in fact, that he is "brother to the ox." The man at the center of Markham's poem...

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  • Guide to Literary Terms
    Prose refers simply to any written piece of work that is built on sentences (and paragraphs) rather than lines or verses (like poetry). Examples/kinds of prose include novels, short stories,...

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  • Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)
    The three main characters of the story are the narrator Jerome, generally known as J to his friends, and George and Harris. All are young and single. Jerome throws in plenty of self-deprecating...

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  • Science
    Solute and solvent are the two components of a solution. A solvent is a substance that dissolves the solute. And the solute is the substance being dissolved. To identify them, take note that if the...

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  • Solar System
    Our data has improved considerably in the last 20 years. Mercury: no moons Venus: no moons Earth: 1 moon Mars: 2 moons, Phobos, Deimos Jupiter: 67 moons, some of which do not yet have proper...

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  • History
    The Declaration of Independence was written in order to clarify and justify the actions of The Second Continental Congress, which was to assume the powers of an offical government. The colonists'...

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  • History
    The first settlers of Jamestown endured the problems of hostile Indians, starvation, and poor leadership and government. Jamestown was the second English Colony in the New World (Roanoke being the...

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  • Macbeth
    I wish I could answer that as straightforwardly as you ask it! What the line points to is the play's concern with the discrepancy between appearance and reality: that is, the difference between how...

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  • History
    The Declaration of Independence draws heavily on the ideas of Enlightenment thinkers such as John Locke. Much of what Jefferson wrote in the Declaration comes direct from Locke’s ideas about...

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  • Reference
    Here a few more types of restaurant menus: Static Menu-A static menu is a menu that is often laminated for easy cleanup. It is usually separated into groups such as appetizers, soups and salads,...

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  • Orpheus
    The climax of the story occurs when Orpheus travels to the Underworld to look for Eurydice and loses her before the couple can make it to the Upperworld. In the story, Orpheus is in love with the...

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  • History
    The United States entered the war because of the Germans' decision to resume the policy of unrestricted submarine warfare, and the so-called "Zimmerman telegram," intercepted by the British, in...

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  • O. Henry
    This beautifully inspirational tale deals with unselfish sacrifice - how one man was prepared to sacrifice his own well-being and use his talent to save the life of another. Two artists, Johanna...

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  • Beowulf
    Beowulf possesses many great heroic qualities: Inhuman strength: he is able to defeat Grendel by ripping his arm off; he is able to defeat Grendel's mother by holding his breath an insane length...

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  • Speech
    If this is a persuasive speech, any of the hot-button political issues would probably do the trick: - Gun control: good or bad? - The death penalty: use it or not? - School dress codes: good or...

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  • Sociology
    The sociological perspective is a perspective on human behavior and its connection to society as a whole. It invites us to look for the connections between the behavior of individual people and...

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  • Guide to Literary Terms
    I think you're comparing apples with oranges here :-)A talking dog would be an example of anthropomorphism. If you break it down - anthro = man or human and morph = shape - the author is giving...

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  • Science
    The cell theory is an explanation of what cells are and why they exist. The three main parts are: 1) All living things are made of cells and their products, 2) New cells are created by old cells...

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  • William Blake
    “The School Boy” is a poem included in William Blake’s collection Songs of Innocence. It is told from the perspective of a young boy going to school on a summer day. The boy loves summer...

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