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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 songwriter 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 was...

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  • God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater
    Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater follows Eliot Rosewater, a man born into immeasurable wealth who makes it his life's goal to use his money to help improve the lives of the poor. Using...

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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 the 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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  • History
    The Assyrians are credited with a great many achievements through their timeline. They had practical inventions, like locks and keys, paved roads, use of iron, plumbing, flushing toilets, and the...

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  • Reference
    In answering this question, two prongs exist. First of all, there may have been a real King Arthur as the Tudor monarchs attempted to trace their lineage to a King Arthur whose mother was Igraine...

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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, especially, sexuality were concerned. Remember, at the time...

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  • The Crucible
    In Act Two, Mary Warren tells her employers, who are 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...

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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," wherein the writer focuses on that which is on...

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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
    As the Civil War drew to a close, the Southern states were in shambles. Most of the battles had been fought in the South, so the Southerners' lands and property were in dire need of repair. Their...

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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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  • History
    Bruno and his father do not have an open, affectionate relationship. Instead, Bruno's relationship with his father is rather like that of a subordinate with his superior. Bruno's father treats his...

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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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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    "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 nor the British colonists, but many of these tribes...

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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 versus 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 seventy-four years, held the Hunger Games as a reminder to the people of Panem...

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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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  • Reference
    This answer contains a large range of possibilities. The consequences for that particular teacher are largely determined by administrators and school districts, so it's possible that anything from...

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  • Night
    Given the fact that Elie was a dedicated, faithful Jewish boy whose life was transformed by enduring the extremely traumatic, painful experience of being a victim of the Holocaust, one could say...

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  • History
    When the Constitution was being written, there was a great deal of debate about the amount of power the President would have. Some people feared that giving the President too much power would cause...

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  • Business
    Globalization is the interaction and connection of people from different parts of the world. It is encouraged by things such as international trade and information technology. Some of the...

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  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
    The events you are referring to take place in Act III, scene I of A Midsummer's Night Dream. When Bottom reappears, his head has been turned into that of an ass by the mischievous fairy Puck, who...

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  • A Retrieved Reformation
    In "A Retrieved Reformation," Jimmy Valentine, now known as Ralph D. Spencer, intends to travel to Little Rock and meet an "old pal" at Sullivan's place. There he plans on giving this man his case...

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  • Social Sciences
    I will certainly agree that politics do seem to occupy everything we do today. Every time you turn on the TV or read something online, it seems to have a political angle. I remember when I was...

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  • The Color Purple
    For most of The Color Purple, the narrator, Celie, lives under the thumb of her abusive husband, Mr.——. She and her younger sister, Nettie, the person she cares about most in the world, are...

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  • Reference
    I'm a bit unsure as to exactly what "ultimate message" means. I think it is asking the standard "what is the moral of the story" question, so that is how I'll answer. Different readers might take...

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  • History
    The Inca enlarged their empire through a combination of alliance and intimidation as well as conquest. They organized their realm into a hierarchical administrative structure and imposed a...

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  • Fahrenheit 451
    In Fahrenheit 451, the protagonist Guy Montag murders fire chief Beatty in an act of impulsive desperation. After the firemen are deployed to Montag's house, Beatty reveals that Montag's hidden...

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  • Lamb to the Slaughter
    The title of this story is an allusion to the sacrificial lamb, or Lamb of God, a term from Christianity used to describe Jesus. Specifically, Jesus is called the Lamb of God because he sacrificed...

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  • Social Sciences
    Social media has evolved from a frivolous spare-time activity to an integral part of modern life. We use social media sites to do business, to find news about world events, to talk about vital...

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