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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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  • 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
    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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  • 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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  • Romeo and Juliet
    There are several people that could be blamed for the deaths of these two young people, including their parents, by keeping the feud between the two families going. Mercutio can be blamed, to some...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Great Gatsby
    F. Scott Fitzgerald manages to define, praise, and condemn what is known as the American Dream in his most successful novel, The Great Gatsby. The novel is set in 1922, and it depicts the American...

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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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  • 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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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    "He was still leaning against the wall. He had been leaning against the wall when I came into the room, his arms down and across his chest. As I pointed he brought his arms down and pressed...

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  • History
    Both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr were civil rights leaders in the 1960s. Both of them wanted to improve the status of black people in the United States. Outside of that, there was very...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Romeo and Juliet
    I would like to add that a great piece of classical music is "Romeo and Juliet: A Fantasy Overture," by the great Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. One theme was made into a popular song,...

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  • Romeo and Juliet
    "Romeo and Juliet" begins with a triple pun on the word collier (coal vendor) which sound like choler (anger) and collar(hangman's noose). (I,i,1-4)Here are some others:Give me a torch....

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  • Macbeth
    At the beginning of the play, Macbeth is a respected general, a devoted husband, and a loyal subject of the king. The first of the witches' prophecies bring out his ambitious nature, but he...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    To Kill A Mockingbird exposes racial prejudice and stereotypical behavior as the residents of Maycomb County make countless assumptions and share vicious gossip which prevent some people, such as...

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  • Macbeth
    Macbeth is a tragic hero because he meets three of the four criteria as outlined by Aristotle. According to Aristotle in the Poetics, the following characteristics are representative of a tragic...

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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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  • The Great Gatsby
    I agree with Nick. However, a person who is so completely willing to engage in pretense and make believe as Gatsby is might be able to convince himself that this possible. This ability on Gatby's...

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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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  • The Great Gatsby
    In Chapter VII of The Great Gatsby, Tom Buchanan reveals as much about Gatsby's wealth as Fitzgerald cares to divulge to the reader. "Who are you, anyhow?" broke out Tom. "You're one of that...

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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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  • 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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  • Science
    Reptiles are cold-blooded animals. They typically lay hard shelled eggs and have skin covered with scales or a bony external plate. They either have four legs or descended from four limber...

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  • Business
    That's quite a question you've got there! Okay, here we go, in relation to India: OLIGOPOLY: A situation where there are only a few sellers in a particular economy who control a particular...

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  • The Odyssey
    Odysseus demonstrated god-like qualities in The Odyssey through his intelligence and ability to inspire his men. In one instance, he tricked the Cyclops Polyphemus by telling him his name was...

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  • Romeo and Juliet
    Dramatic irony is when the reader or audience knows something the characters do not. The main element of dramatic irony throughout the play is that we know that Romeo and Juliet are doomed, while...

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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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  • Romeo and Juliet
    As I am sure that you know, a simile is when someone compares one thing to another and does so directly. So it is like when someone says "my love is like a red, red, rose." They are comparing...

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  • Lord of the Flies
    Quote #1: "S'right. It's a shell! I seen one like that before. On someone's back wall. A conch he called it. He used to blow it and then his mum would come. It's ever so valuable--" (15)....

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    There are several mentions of courage in To Kill A Mockingbird, but the most significant conversation between Atticus and Jem occurs after Mrs. Dubose dies on pg. 149 at the end of chapter 11....

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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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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    HECK TATE. Heck testifies that after being contacted by Bob Ewell, he visits the Ewell house to find a beaten Mayella on the floor. He says that he found the right side of her face badly beaten...

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  • Macbeth
    The most obvious way we see her change is her mindset and attitude toward guilt. In the beginning she is ruthless and will do anything to make sure her husband becomes king. We see this right...

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  • Social Sciences
    The internet can be both helpful and hindering to people of all ages. For children, the internet provides a vast library of knowledge. Students literally have the world at their fingertips. Any...

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  • Macbeth
    Macbeth is a play of contradiction and ambition. Driven to becoming King, Macbeth will kill all and any that get in his way. He puts his faith in the words and prophesies of three witches, after...

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  • Romeo and Juliet
    In Shakespeare's time, the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet would have been their fault because they disobeyed their parents. However, we tend to interpret the story as a love story subject a group of...

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  • Lord of the Flies
    The initial situation is tough. When Piggy and Ralph recognize the situation they are in on the island, Piggy suggests that they call a meeting where Ralph quickly demonstrates his ability to both...

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