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• Social Sciences
Father Flanagan’s Boystown has some wonderful resources that can help students and teachers alike. Some of those resources should have information with some of the behavior modification...

• In the Time of the Butterflies
In chapter five Dede narrates to the interviewer(1994) a story concerning Virgiho Morales (Lio). She was romantically interested in Lio during his youth. After that, the story goes back to 1948....

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• A Separate Peace
Knowles demonstrates through Gene's character that a person can redeem himself and find inner peace. Although Gene's inner conflict harmed others around him and himself, he did survive, mature,...

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• Law and Politics
So is this just in general or in reference to something (wondering why it's tagged law...)? In general, betrayal is when you trust someone to do something or to have some particular traits...

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• The Rocking-Horse Winner
In terms of the examination of the mother/son relationship, then the novel 'Sons and Lovers' by D H Lawrence himself is similar in theme to his own short story 'The Rocking-Horse Winner.' In both...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird
Since Atticus and Aunt Alexandra both beg out of going to the Halloween pageant, Jem is delegated to escort Scout to the school. "You know Atticus wouldn't let you go to the schoolhouse by...

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• Math
Use the chain rule to differentiate this function. d/dx (arctan(u)) = u'/(1 + u^2) let u = x^(1/2) --> u' = (1/2)*x^(-1/2) So, d/dx (3arctan(u)) = 3u'/(1 + u^2) = (3/2)*x^(-1/2)/(1 +...

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• Animal Farm
It seems to me that Orwell is saying different things about human nature, depending on which character you're talking about. However, he's certainly not saying much good about human nature with...

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• Science
This question is a little vague... I guess that the most obvious reason that a watershed is important is because the conditions in the watershed to a lot to determine the health and quality of the...

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• The Bible
The Epic of Gilgamesh is believed to have been written somewhere around 2000 BC. The first books of the Old Testament are said to have been written a few hundred years after that. So why do they...

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• History
I think that you are speaking about the future as technology progresses. I think you also intimate a good answer. A lot of power is tied to finances. So, when England was booming in the 1800s it...

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• eNotes Help
That's a good question, but it doesn't have a very satisfying answer. The "point system" doesn't actually do anything practical. It is a way for frequent contributors to the site to be recognized...

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• Guide to Literary Terms
In my opinion, the line you cite is an example of simile. Some might say it is metaphor, but I think it is simile. In both types of figurative language, you use one thing to describe something...

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• Lord of the Flies
At the party, Piggy is the center of all the jokes. The jokes make the two tribes come together. They laugh and have a good time. They make a circle and begin chanting together. Then they kill the...

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• Arts
When you have a big task, make it small. Don't talk about the whole movie at once; see how it is made up of parts that unfold chronologically. You may not know this, but almost full-length movies...

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• The Pit and the Pendulum
Conflict types, as used when it comes to literature, describe one of five kinds of conflict found in stories: man versus man, man versus nature, man versus himself, man versus society, and man...

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• The Pit and the Pendulum
This quote appears in the second paragraph of the story. In the first, the narrator has been sick -- close to death, in fact. And then at the end of that paragraph he loses consciousness...

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• A Christmas Carol
In Staves 1 through 3, Scrooge has seen the ghost of his former partner, Jacob Marley and has been taken around by the Ghost of Christmas Past and the Ghost of Christmas Present. Now, in Stave 4,...

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• The Devil's Arithmetic
The Book "The Devil's Arithmetic" written by Jane Yolen in 1988. The book is about Hannah, a young Jewish girl living in modern day America. She is preparing for a family Seder (dinner) with her...

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• Macbeth
Here it is: At the end of Act 2, in Scene 4, there is this dialogue: ROSS: Is't known who did this more than bloody deed? MACDUFF: Those that Macbeth hath slain. ROSS: Alas, the day! What good...

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• Twilight
The entertainment value is great, judging by the twilight phenomenon! I would say that the story deals with many themes that touch the heart of youths and even some adults. After all, who would not...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird

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• The Scarlet Ibis
This is a very subjective choice as every reader brings a different set of experiences, background 'emotional baggage' to a story. The question of whether the figurative language is better employed...

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• Native Son
"Native Son," a book written by Richard Wright is an excellent tragedy about a young man who is destined for failure. It is the story of a young black man, Bigger Thomas, whose mother helps him to...

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• 1984
If you think of satire as the use of irony or sarcasm, then you can see a few pretty obvious examples of satire in Part 1. The first thing I would point to would be the Party's three major...

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• Physics
We pressume that the kinetic energy partly dissipated in work done in pushing the block after the bullet hitting and also partly used up in getting ebedded in the block. Mind that getting embedded...

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• The Chambered Nautilus
The theme is expansion, growth and the hope that life will improve and become refined over time. The narrator describes a nautilus, the "ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sail the unshadowed...

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• The Kite Runner
If by the irony you are talking about the entire plot, where this little boy that is rich does not blend well with the tough kids at school and has a best friend that is the son of a servant, this...

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• Wuthering Heights
For all his roughness of birth in the novel 'Wuthering Heights' by Emily Bronte - Heathcliffe has the intelligence of the oppressed, the watchfulness of the exploited - he has learned like many...

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• Essay Lab
Probably the best thing to do is write on a yellow pad--or whatever you plan on--the elements of Aristotle's definition of tragedy, specifically the tragic hero. The tragic hero is a man of noble...

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• Macbeth
In Shakespeare's Macbeth, the character Macbeth actually isn't physically introduced until scene 3. In scene 3, he and Banquo simply walk in on the three witches just as they finish a charm....

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• Dogsong
In the book "Dogsong" by Gary Paulsen, Russell has to find a way to kill some food and bring it back to the woman girl in the tent. He knew if he did not get some and wore the dogs out too much...

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• To Kill a Mockingbird

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• Hamlet
One help to understanding the text of the Shakespearean plays is right here on enotes. When you go to the play and add text--for example: http://www.enotes.com/hamlet-text--the entire play will...

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• 1984
The only time I can think of that the dark-haired girl (Julia) brings Winston a gift is in Part 2, Chapter 4. In that chapter, she brings him (for both of them, really) some real sugar (as opposed...

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• The Reformation
Your request is an understatement. There are tons and tons of denominations, because of the protestant reformation. Last I checked, there are over 20,000 denominations worldwide. However, I think...

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• Math
The idea of differentiation is entirely dpending on the foundation of the of limit. The slope of a function, gradient or the diffrential coefficient of the function was a curious subject of the...

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• Macbeth
In the play, Macbeth, by Williams Shakespeare, the witches were the spark that ignited the whole conflagration. It was their prediction about who was to become king that began the thinking along...

• Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
George Whitefield was a English preacher during the Great Awakening. He was born in 1714 and he died in 1780. He was educated at Oxford University where became friends with Charles and John...

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• Cold Mountain
Inman finally manages to find a bit of solitude and refuge when he meets up with the goat woman on a mountain trail in Charles Frazier's novel, Cold Mountain. As they discuss the fighting that has...

• To Kill a Mockingbird
In the book “To Kill a Mockingbird” the townspeople are easily convinced of things. They were quick to believe that the black man, Tom Robinson, had raped and beaten the girl Mayella....

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• Things Fall Apart
Okonkwo fame began when, as a young man of eighteen, he accomplished the amazing feat of throwing Amalinze the Cat, a great wrestler who for seven years was unbeaten. The acclaimed wrestler had...

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• Hamlet
There is evidence that Gertrude doesn't look too deeply into things. Mostly, though she's probably just gullible and easily won over. After all, it took the Ghost of Hamlet's father to convince...

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• The Giver
Jonas' mother feels angry, frustrated, and frightened about the repeat offender who is brought before her. She is angry and frustrated because she feels she hasn't made a difference in his life,...

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• An Inspector Calls
At the beginning of Act 1, there is a mood of celebration as the group celebrates Sheila and Gerald’s engagement. There are hints of tension; for example when Sheila refers to the fact that...

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• History
I don't know that I've ever heard anyone ask this question before... why do you care? Anyway, it would appear that the captain of the Mayflower was one Christopher Jones. Christopher Jones was...

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• History
Demeter is the goddess of the eartn, harvest and grain. Corn is a grain; thus, she also "reigns" over that element. She is often pictured with a wreath of braided corn ears around her head, and...

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• Social Sciences
This question really addresses a central issue of sociology (and other social sciences) -- the problem of trying toget past our own points of view and the blinders they put on us. Let me say a few...

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• Teachers
This question is going to get moved over to the discussion board since it really is that type of a question... Anyway, there was a long discussion of why kids are bored, which addresses a lot of...