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• History
According to what I understand about the myth, the connection between Prometheus, Helios the Sun God, and Fire arises from Zeus' anger. Zeus was upset that Prometheus had given fire to man in the...

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• Mythology and Censorship
In this myth Prometheus needed to gain access to the Chariot of the Sun, guarded in an underground vault at Mount Olympus, to be able to steal one of its embers and stealthily carry it back to...

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• Jonathan Livingston Seagull
"Jonathan Livingston Seagull" is a wonderful little story about a seagull that has been kicked out of his community for being different. Jonathan wants to be more, see more and live live...

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Enotes offers a variety of materials on Saul Bellow's novel Humbolt's Gift, including a full summary of the text. You may have to sign up and become a member of Enotes in order to access all of...

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• Castle Rackrent
You probably can't find a summary of this obscure novella for a couple of reasons. Not many people I know have even heard of it, and because it isn't regularly studied in school, most people won't...

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• Math
To solve 2x^2-9x-5=0. We shall solve this making it as X^2 - n^2 =0 or X^2 = n^2 , where X is is function of x and n is numeric. 2(x^2-4.5x)-5=0 2[x^2-2(4.5/2)x +(4.5/2)^2]- 2(4.5/2)^2-5=0. Here...

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• History
Essentially, the topic is asking why Latin America (however one defines it) features an embrace of a philosophy that encourages government intervention and principles that seek to nationalize...

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• The Crucible
I think that there are plenty of examples from The Crucible to prove that conflict brings out the worst in people. From Proctor's inability to confess and be transparent about the affair, to the...

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• Ethan Frome
Chapter 7 is generally not identified as the novel's climax since Ethan Frome belongs to modern American literature, but if you were to examine it as such, you should consider Shakespeare's...

• The Mayor of Casterbridge
Susan dies, and Henchard tells Elizebeth-Jane he is her father. When Susan was dying, she writes a letter telling Henchard that Elizabeth-Jane is not his daughter. When Henchard has told...

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• History
Carter's shortcomings as a president largely resided in his inability to counter the perception that America was becoming a weaker nation. There are just as many facts to bolster such a...

Jabez Wilson is upset because he has just received notice that the Red-Headed League has been disbanded. He was being employed there because his exceptionally brilliant red hair supposedly made him...

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• Romeo and Juliet
The quote which you refer to is from Lines 91-92 of the scene. Romeo has "crashed" the Capulet party, and when Tybalt recognizes him as a Montague, he is furious. Lord Capulet calms down Tybalt...

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• Saki
The old gentleman is a functional character in the story with whom Saki develops his surprise ending and accomplishes his theme. Norman Gortsby sits on a bench in Hyde Park, London, as darkness...

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• Math
2.5, 22.5 and 13.5 is a set of 3 values which satisfies. 0 , 16 and 9 ia another triplet that satisfies. -2, 6 and 3 is one more triplet that satisfies and the solution set...

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• Math
Solve the following situation: ((((((((1 ? 2) ? 3) ? 4) ? 5) ? 6) ? 7) ? 8) ? 9) = 100 The answer to this puzzle is ((1 × 2) + 3) × 4 × 5 + 6 - 7 - 8 + 9 = 100

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• Science
The rising of temperatures has had a devastating impact on the habitat of polar bears. In making their home in the polar Arctic icecaps, polar bears are experiencing displacement from their homes...

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• Math
The third sheet bears 6 and 27.The backside of the sheet contains 5 and 28. The second sheet has 3 , 4 pages and 29 ,30 pages. The first sheet takes 1,2 and 31,32. The number of pages : 32.

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• Math
As long as there are sufficient nutrients, the amoeba will grow exponentially, splitting in two every 24 hrs. The equation for exponential growth is x = P B^(t/T), where P is the initial...

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• Slaughterhouse-Five
Not all members of the Soviet Union loved Joseph Stalin or communism. Note that with the end of communism there, the Soviet Empire broke up into many nation states. When the Nazis invaded the...

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• The Outsiders
I assume you are speaking of the death of Cherry's boyfriend, Bob. Cherry Valance is a cheerleader who drives a Corvette and dates Bob Holden, one of the most popular of the Socs in Susan...

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• Shoeless Joe
The primary difference in the use of magic in both Shoeless Joe and Harry Potter is the difference in genres. Harry Potter uses magic in a fantasy manner. Its use of magic is created in a...

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• Law and Politics
Punishment can take legal and moral forms. Depending on the level of faith one has in both, punishment can be seen as fitting the crime, or at least as proportional measures of justice. If one...

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Clearly, the specific reasons why Montresor feels that Fortunato has injured and finally insulted him are not stated in the story. We only know that Montresor has taken great offense and has...

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• Macbeth
The theme of "power corrupts" is relevant in Macbeth as well as modern society. Politicians from all walks of life and all narratives struggle with the same theme that MacBeth did. In a recent...

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• Silent Spring
Carson's largest claim in Silent Spring is the idea that there is an ecological balance within the natural world. This balances rests with the food chain and a web of life where different...

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• Social Sciences
I think that the key element to this question is addressing if there is a need for a national law, something to be enacted from a federal body across all its subsidiary elements. There are two...

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• The Deerslayer
Think of the way the book describes them. As in are they both brave or kind. Consider the way they both passed away, and what happened before they both died? Also, think of their age difference...

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• Animal Farm
Boxer is the hard working cart horse who is very adaptable to the new philosophy the Napoleon institutes. In fact, Boxer comes up with a maxim to accept Napoleon's rule, Napoleon is always right,...

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• Langston Hughes
The poem about a "Dream Deferred, " or "Harlem," or "Montage of a Dream Deferred" represents Langston Hughes' exploration of the results of dreams that are set aside or dismissed. The poem...

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• The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
This story is quite unconventional in terms of its narrative structure. The setting is established and the action of the plot begins, but the plot is never developed. Instead, the author focuses on...

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• Homeless Bird
I think you want to examine the different bird images present and think about how these bird images are related to birds that are trapped and birds that are freed. These images change over the...

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• Candide
With the theme of "Candide" as the human condition, Votaire sees optimism as a stutifying limitation upon understanding this condition. For, Dr. Pangloss's doctrine of optimism holds that...

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• Native Son
Book 1 of Native Son is entitled "Fear". The main character of the story told here is Bigger Thomas, who is twenty years old and lives in a tenement in the South Side of Chicago. Bigger's mother...

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Well, the narrator is, to put it quite simply, mentally unbalanced, and certainly not operating with a full grip on reality. Here he is, having planned this elaborate revenge, leading a costumed...

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• They Cage the Animals at Night
Numerous themes are developed in the book in regard to society, family structure, human nature, and the treatment of powerless children by adults, but the primary theme is one of courage in...

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• The Great Gatsby
In Chapter 3 the guests are beginning to leave the party when they hear a crash. Upon arriving at the scene the observers see the car half off the road with the wheel broken and in a ditch....

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• The Great Gatsby
By the time the reader reaches Chapter V in Gatsby, he or she realizes that Nick doubts the veracity of many of Gatsby's statements. For example, the whole time that Gatsby tells Nick about his...

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• Hamlet
In Act II, Scene 2, Shakespeare's use of prose slows down the brisk pace of Act I and the first scene of Act II. This slower pace allows Shakespeare to establish Claudius's guilt as the murder of...

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• Law and Politics
A theme that is present in the thought of H.L. Mencken is that those in the position of power have a tendency to abuse that power. Some have suggested that Mencken is a cynic, and certainly there...

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• Loveliest of Trees, the Cherry Now
The theme of the poem is the idea that time is fleeting and one must take as much opportunity as possible to enjoy what is present in one's lifetime. The opening stanza speaks of the natural...

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• Law and Politics
There are often many opportunities for teens to become politically involved in a community, but the nature of the involvement sometimes depends on the nature of the community. In large urban...

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• Essay Lab
I think you have some choices to make in terms of how to proceed. What I see right now lies in the introduction. I think it might be good to talk about how the experience of driving is excitement...

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• Reference
The rules regarding cell phone usage seem to be fairly clear and direct. The Federal Communications Commission "prohibits the use of cellular phones using the 800 MHz frequency and other...

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• The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse
This might be Saroyan's way of expressing that the whereabouts of certain tribes might be difficult to trace. The question of whether the Garoghlanian tribe, for example, was a real tribe or a...

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• Julius Caesar
Cassius attempts to convince Brutus to join the conspriacy in a couple of ways, though the more effective way is through deception. First, during the feast of Luprical in the first act, Claudius...

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• Johnny Tremain
Johnny is the title character in Esther Forbes's novel Johnny Tremain, and at the beginning of the story he is not a particularly nice person. Some things happen in his life to change that, but...

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• Night
In Chapters 1 and 2 of Night, Wiesel describes several times when his family and he could have left Sighet before they were deported to the camps. The first is, of course, when Moche the Beadle...

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• Othello
Your teacher meant acts, not scenes. Othello has five acts, but each act has many scenes, some of them very short without notable quotes. Here are quotes from each act. 1. Iago: "But I will wear...

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• Guns, Germs, and Steel
Diamond explains that geographical location contributed to the advantage that the Europeans had in spreading their culture. Although other societies, like the Chinese, were very inventive and...

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