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HistoryThe first karaoke machine was invented by Daisuke Inoue (family name first), a Japanese singer, in 1971. Customers at a coffee shop in Kobe called Utagoe Kissa wanted instrumental versions of his...

I Wandered Lonely as a CloudWordsworth's poem is rather straightforward, written in language that most everyone should understand. So rather than try to paraphrase the poem word for word, I'll explain briefly what each stanza...

The Glass MenagerieI would say that Laura does not exhibit any signs of having a conscience or moral compass because of the nature of her character as she is developed in the play. Laura's personality is so...

To Kill a MockingbirdIn Chapter 24, the Mrunas (at least, that's what their name sounded like to Scout) are the topic of discussion for Alexandra's missionary circle as they meet in Scout's living room. According to...

GrammarI'll identify the parts of speech for you. That will help you to diagram the sentences yourself. Both(adj.) the(adj.) girl(n.) and(conj.) the(adj.) horse(n.) looked(v.) at(prep.) each other(indef....

NightThis is a pivotal quote from Wiesel's memoir. When Elie watches live infants being thrown into the ovens, those literal flames become figurative ones which destroy his religious faith. Elie is...

A Worn PathENotes provides an excellent analysis of why the character is named Phoenix. The phoenix is a bird from Indian and other ancient cultures' mythology, a sacred firebird that rises from its own ashes...

NightThe SS packed as many people as they could into the train cars, so they were very crowded. There was not enough room to sit, so people were forced to stand very close to one another. There were no...

F. Scott Fitzgerald"Winter Dreams" was a preliminary sketch of The Great Gatsby in that Fitzgerald worked out some main ideas and character development in the story that would make their way into the novel. There are...

NightWhen Elie and his father are marched into Auschwitz he learns of the crematoriums and what their fate is to be. He sees a large burning pit. Within the pit are burning bodies. He sees people...

NightThe objective of the medical examination was purportedly to determine which of the prisoners was fit to work. The objective of the dental examination was to determine which of the prisoners had...

The Great GatsbyThe four story homes stood close together with extraordinary craftsmanship. Perfectly white driveways and pristine lawns manicured with care were bejeweled with dew in mid morning. Unfortunately...

The AlchemistThere is no orphan in this book. The main character is a boy on his own who chose to leave home to be a shepherd. The boy, Santiago, received gold from several places. When the boy tells his...

The Rime of the Ancient MarinerAuthors choose their titles carefully for a variety of literary reasons, and diction plays a significant role in framing a title. Imagine, for example, what the effect would have been if Coleridge...

The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnIn this section of "Huckleberry Finn," Tom and Huck insist upon an elaborate plan for Jim to escape from the Phelps plantation for Jim. He humors them and goes along with it. In their romantic...

The ChrysalidsOne similarity between the two stories is that the narrator in each is a member of an extremely restrictive society. Beka Lamb describes a girl who lives in Belize in the 1950s. She does not fit...

MathI think the easiest way to solve this problem is to divide the trapezium into two pieces. The first is a square with all sides being equal to 1 m. The rest of the trapezium is then a right triangle...

Romeo and JulietRomeo becomes a mature young man. He begins as something of a womanizer. Romeo falls deeply in love with Juliet (the forbidden fruit as she is a Capulet and he a Montague) who he cannot see as a...

Stephen CraneFred Collins, the protagonist of "A Mystery of Heroism," learns much more about life and death through actually experiencing the Civil War rather than reading about it in a textbook or hearing...

MacbethWhen the English army, led by Malcolm, embarked on its mission to end the murderous and tyrannical rule of Macbeth, the usurperking of Scotland was all alone in the castle of Dunsinane, deserted...

A Tale of Two CitiesThroughout the novel doubles are used by Dickens to draw contrasting parallels. We can see this with the focus on the two cities, and the opening sentence clearly establishes the importance of...

After ApplePickingMy advice to you to best address this writing prompt is this: Think of a job or profession that you would enjoy the most. You have mentioned dancing or singing, both of which are enjoyed by those...

Law and PoliticsThere is no way to answer this question without knowing what state this offence took place in. Sentencing guidelines, unless they are for violation of a federal statute, differ from one state to...

HamletIn the final scene of Act I, the Ghost appears to Hamlet and tells him that his uncle, Claudius, murdered Hamlet's father. Because the audience knows this, and no other character other than Hamlet...

ScienceCytoplasm is the jellylike material found inside all cells. It is mostly water, and it provides a place for the cells essential chemical reactions to take place. It also helps support the...

HamletHamlet's external conflict develops because of his uncle and mother wanting him to stop moping about over his father's death. Also, there are the conflicts brought to the fore by Fortinbras and...

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young GirlThe math master who punished Anne's talking in class with writing assignments was Mr. Keptor. By her own admission, Anne was quite garrulous in class. Her "old math master", Mr. Keptor, became...

Brave New WorldI believe that this question could be argued both ways. In Huxley's time, I would say that the world this book offers would not have been possible simply because of the technology involved, though,...

The Lady of ShalottOne of the central oppositions of this wonderful poem is that of the "art" of the Lady of Shallot and her weaving, and the reality that is seen so strongly in Sir Launcelot as he comes bursting...

To Kill a MockingbirdOne characterrelated issue that may benefit you is that of single fatherhood. Atticus finds himself in an unusual position for the 1930s, as he is forced into the role of single father. What was...

HistoryThere was a great deal of Marxist influence in the 1917 revolutions in Russia, both in the March overthrow of the Imperial government and the seizure of power by the Bolsheviks in October. The...

Richard CoryEdwin Arlington Robinson's career spanned the literary bridge between the very late 1800s and the early 1900s, with his winning three Pulitzer prizes in the 1920s. "Richard Cory" is an example of...

MathUsing the formula (a+b)^3=a^3+3*a^2*b+3*a*b^2+b^3 (1+i*(3)^1/2)^3=1^3+3*1^2*(3)^1/2+3*1*((3)^1/2)^2+((3)^1/2)^3=1+3((3)^1/2)*i93((3)^1/2)*i=8 We could see that we've obtained a real number, so...

BusinessI an not sure if it is possible to draw diagrams on this forum of question and answer. However, I will answer your question in words and some simple mathematical expressions. First of all let us...

MathFollowing the property of logarithmic function lgx1+lgx2+lgx3+....+lgxn=lg(x1*x2*x3*...*xn) In our case: lg(1/2)+lg(2/3)+...+lg(99/100)= lg((1/2)*(2/3)*(3/4)*...*(98/99)*(99/100))=lg(1/100)=2

Mathctg 2x=ctg(x+x)=(1tg^2x)/2tgx=(1(1/ctg^2x))/2*1/ctgx =(ctg x)/2(11/ctg^2x)=3/2(11/9)=(3/2)(8/9)=4/3

UtopiaThough Sir Thomas More wrote Utopia almost five hundred years ago, its relevance for the modern world remains as meaningful as it did for More's own society. While it is true that the world today...

MathThe equation could be written, also: 6(x2)^1/2=x+6 We'll square the expression above: 36(x2)=x^2+12x+36 36x72=x^2+12x+36 x^224x+108=0 x1=[24+ sq root (24^24*108)]/2=18 x2=[24 sq root...

Great ExpectationsOut of the abridged edition that I have, I found the passage where Biddy asks Pip why he wants to be a gentleman. "Do you want to be a gentleman to spite her or to win her admiration? Because if...

The Great GatsbyLevity is a word that means humor, laughter, lightness of mind. Lack of appropriate seriousness in a serious situation. Synonyms are: flippancy, flippant, frivolous, giddiness, trivial Another...

MathWe know that the tangent function is odd, so tg(x)=tgx. The equation will become: tg x=12tgx 2tgxtgx=1 tg x=1 x=arctg1 + k*pi But arctg 1=pi/4 x={pi/4,5pi/4}

MathIf 2,a,b are in geometric progression, then using the property of geometric progressions which says that the each term of a geometric progression is geometric average between the 2 terms neighbour...

MathWe know that i^2=1, i^3=i^2*i=1*i i^4=i^2*i^2=1*1=1 In this way, we note that the values of the i powers are iterative after 4 steps. So, we can group the terms of the expression in this way:...

MathYou should remember that `arcsin (a) = alpha` . Calculating the sine function both sides yields: `sin(arcsin 1/2 + arcsin x) = sin (pi/3)` Use the trigonometric formula: `sin(alpha+beta) = sin...

MathWe'll try to write the line equation, using the formula y=mx+n, where m is the slope of the line. The reason for writing the equation in this way is that we could use the property which says that...

MathLet's use some logarithmic rules before: 1=lg10 lgxlgy=lg(x/y) x>0 Now, let's solve the equation: lg(x+1)lg9=lg((x+1)/9) 1lgx=lg10lgx=lg(10/x) lg((x+1)/9)=lg(10/x) From one of the properties...

Soldier's HomeIn terms of theme, "The Soldier's Home" seems to "answer" another Hemingway story, "In Another Country." "In Another Country" shows the loneliness and isolation of a young American soldier at war...

MathThe second grade function is described by the expression: f(x)=ax^2 + bx + c f(1)=1 f(1)=a*(1)^2 + b*(1) + c=ab+c ab+c=1 f(0)=1 f(0)=a*(0)^2 + b*(0) + c=c c=1 f(1)=3 f(1)=a*(1)^2 + b*(1) +...

MathLet's discover the set A, composed by the 11 multiplex, numbers formed from 2 digits. A={11*1,11*2,11*3,11*4,11*5,11*6,11*7,11*8,11*9} A={11,22,33,44,55,66,77.88.99} S =...

MathCalculate the length of the circle radius inscribed in a triangle which has the sides' lengths of...If we know the lengths of the triangle sides, we could calculate the radius with the help of the following formula: R=S/p, where Rradius, Saria of the triangle and psemiperimeter of the...