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Things Fall Apart

What would be a good visual art representation based on events in the novel Things Fall Apart? What would be a good...

A good visual art representation would be a portrait or a project that reveals Okonkwo hanging himself. Because Okonkwo cannot deal with the changes that heve come to his village, he hangs...

Latest answer posted May 19, 2011 12:24 am UTC

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A Christmas Carol

What is the introduction?

Introductions to novels are often considered to be the prologues, and in a prologue there are three things that occur: The reader is given the general idea of the narrative The reader's interest is...

Latest answer posted January 5, 2013 12:09 pm UTC

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Robin Cook

Can you please give me a summary of Chapter 27 of Contagion by Robin Cook?

In Chapter 27, Beth still doesn't answer her phone when Jack calls first thing in the morning. Jack is followed by Slam, the protection Warren promised he would have, as Jack takes the subway in to...

Latest answer posted September 4, 2013 6:07 pm UTC

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Was "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" a favorite of the author?

The following is quoted from "Critical Essays" in the eNotes Study Guide for "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening": “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” is generally regarded as Frost's...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2014 10:21 pm UTC

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History

How are illegal immigrant issues in America related to history of the US? How are illegal immigrant issues in America...

Immigration has not always been the sweet, romantic picture portrayed by our mythology. We did accept the huddled masses as the Statue of Liberty says. However we also discriminated against them...

Latest answer posted August 16, 2011 9:07 am UTC

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Science

What is the significance and usefulness of the reaction where acids react with carbonates?

Carbonates are examples of bases which will react with acids in a neutralization reaction. The initial product of the neutralization reaction is a salt plus carbonic acid (H2CO3). The carbonic...

Latest answer posted June 13, 2011 5:15 am UTC

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The Great Gatsby

Examine the symbolism in the scence where Gatsby shows Daisy his shirts? Chapter 5 of Great Gatsby

This question has already been answered. Here is a link for you: http://www.enotes.com/great-gatsby/q-and-a/what-significance-gatsbys-shirts-great-gatsby-155515

Latest answer posted May 24, 2012 9:12 pm UTC

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History

What was the real reason the civil rights movement was formed by black people?

Political scientists say that social movements like this happen when you have a few things: A sense of "relative deprivation." A group of people has to feel like they have fewer rights (for...

Latest answer posted November 7, 2010 10:09 pm UTC

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History

Who are the Sadinistas and how did they come to power? Is there any other country where this type of government has...

The Sandinistas are considered to be a revolutionary party made up of oppressed peasants and other victimized peoples who rose against the injustices of the Somoza regime in Nicaragua, which ruled...

Latest answer posted March 14, 2013 8:09 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Democracy What are the chances of democracy currently in countries like Egypt, Syria and Yemen and why is open...

The above posts all make great points. Democracy is indeed more than just a political system. Many of the countries in the East would struggle with the concepts of giving everyone a voice in how...

Latest answer posted June 26, 2011 4:52 am UTC

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Law and Politics

What are some possible reforms of the presidential debate formats currently practiced in the 2012 elections?

In my opinion, we haven't had a real presidential debate for quite some time in the United States. Instead, the parties and campaigns have carefully negotiated formats and rules for coordinated...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2011 9:57 pm UTC

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Business

In the following question, did the worker's labor productivity rise, fall, or remain the same?...

In this question, the labor productivity of the worker clearly fell. This is true even though the worker produced more units of output. The problem is that the worker had to work more hours to...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2013 3:19 pm UTC

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History

What arguments can be made to support a thesis that the Holocaust made German victory in World War II less likely?

There are several possible points to be made that would support such a thesis. I'll address them separately: 1) Resources and Manpower - To organize and carry out the murder of 11 million people...

Latest answer posted September 12, 2011 2:50 am UTC

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Math

TRIGONOMETRY,help!!!   Draw a triangle ABC and label its sides. Let angle A=θ. Assume that a<b. Consider AC=b,...

You need to use the law of cosines, such that: `(BC)^2 = (AB)^2 + (AC)^2 - 2AB*AC*cos (hatA)` `a^2 = x^2 + b^2 - 2x*b cos theta` Moving the terms to one side yields: `x^2 + b^2 - 2x*b cos theta -...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2013 6:32 pm UTC

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Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451 - With Regard To Clarisse , How Does Mildred Tipify The Broken Relationship between her and montag?

Clarisse is used as an example (to typify) to Montag to show just how fractured his marriage is to Mildred, who has been brainwashed by her society. Clarisse causes Montage to questions his...

Latest answer posted September 21, 2012 7:00 pm UTC

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Emily Dickinson

Please write a note on the technical pecularities of Emily Dickinson's poetry.

One of the most notable "peculiarities" of the work of Dickinson is the way in which she uses slant rhyme consistently to indicate a sense of incompleteness or of dissonance in her works that is...

Latest answer posted January 2, 2012 5:19 pm UTC

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The Hunger Games

summarize chapter 8 of the hunger games

Katniss Everdeen, our protagonist, heroine, and narrator, has just returned from her interview with the Gamemakers (chapter 7) in which she shot an arrow directly through the apple in the pig's...

Latest answer posted January 21, 2011 10:11 am UTC

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Romeo and Juliet

I need some good quotes and techniques for "How Does Shakespeare Portray Romeo As An Unconventional Hero?"

This question has already been answered. Here is a link for you: http://www.enotes.com/romeo-and-juliet/q-and-a/what-unconventional-about-romeo-plzzzzzz-help-226359

Latest answer posted April 15, 2012 3:15 am UTC

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A Good Man Is Hard to Find, and Other Stories

Why is it hard to find a good man according to Flannery O'Cornnor' short story "A Good Man Is Hard to Find?"    

In Flannery O’Conner’s short story “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” the grandmother and Red Sam discuss why a good man is difficult to find. As the family eats dinner at Red Sam’s restaurant/rest stop...

Latest answer posted February 8, 2016 7:33 pm UTC

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Romeo and Juliet

What kind of information can be given about the character Tybalt in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet?

Shakespeare portrays Tybalt as extremely hot-tempered. Of all the characters, he is one that prefers instigating fights over creating peace.One instance we see of Tybalt's hot temper is in the...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2012 6:36 am UTC

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Science

I am interested in techniques for the storage of strawberries.

The oldest and most common method of storing strawberries is to cook them into a preserve and seal them in jars with wax. The second oldest way to preserve strawberries would be making them into a...

Latest answer posted September 27, 2009 10:16 pm UTC

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History

What is the american expanison?

The second half of American expansion is the imperial era of the United States, starting with the Spanish-American War in 1898 and continuing, some would argue, until today. After the 1899 Treaty...

Latest answer posted March 3, 2010 12:38 am UTC

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Macbeth

What us the role of Lady Macbeth in the assassination of Duncan? How does she help?

Lady MacBeth has several functions in the murder of Duncan. She drugs his guards who are supposed to protect the King while he sleeps (A.I, sc.vii). She lays out the daggers for her husband to...

Latest answer posted October 19, 2009 2:59 am UTC

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Math

 If Logx (1 / 8) = - 3 / 2, then x is equal to what?

log x ( 1/8) = -3/2 First we will rewrite using the exponent: ==> x^(-3/2) = (1/8) Now we will use exponent properties: We know that : a^- c/b = (1/a)^c/b ==> (1/x)^ 3/2 = (1/8) We know...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2010 10:34 am UTC

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Medical Ethics

 Below is a question that was asked on a Christian Website (Christian Life Resources, Inc). I encourage you to click...

You did not include a link to the article that you mention. I believe that the link below is the correct link. I am answering this question with regard to that article. Although I am somewhat...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2013 10:07 pm UTC

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History

If you could go back in time.. Where would you go? Why? Where would you go? Why? What would you like to do?  The...

I, too, would like to live in Florence during the height of the Medici rule. The arts in every form were being perfected, and some of greatest thinkers, writers, and creators (artisans) were...

Latest answer posted August 30, 2011 11:48 am UTC

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Canada

What chances did Canada West have of joining the Confederation, and what individuls and groups supported and opposed...

The merging of East and West Canada into a single federation was no easy feat. The history of animosity and warfare between the British and the French, and their resolution in treaties and...

Latest answer posted October 8, 2013 10:09 pm UTC

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History

How did George Washington help shape the future of American politics as well as the military from a leadership...

There are many possible ways to answer this question. I would argue that the main way in which Washington shaped the future of these institutions was by, in a sense, weakening them both. The first...

Latest answer posted June 21, 2013 4:32 pm UTC

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Science

Time Zones Why do we have time zones? and if we were at 8:00 central standard time, then why is the other end of the...

We have time zones because the sun is hitting different point in the world at different times. In some countries, it is Sunday when I write this, but it some countries it is already Monday. I am...

Latest answer posted October 1, 2012 2:42 am UTC

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Science

What is Chemical Change......? What is it, how do you know its happening and how is it diffrent to physical change

When a egg is cooked, liquid protein form is converted into solid form and it is irreversible this is called chemical change. Chemical change is a change where a new substance is formed which occur...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2012 1:11 pm UTC

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Math

I am having trouble with these three problems that are in the attached document, thank you for your help. 9. Using...

9. To find csc(-200) using a calculator, first find sin(-200). Make sure your calculator is in "degrees" mode! Then, use the following reciprocal identity: `csc(x) = 1/sin(x)` Since cosecant is the...

Latest answer posted December 17, 2014 9:57 pm UTC

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Business

How can stress and burnout within an organization be remedied?

There are many ways that stress can be alleviated within an organization. Let us look at two general types of ways in which this can be done. First, we can try to change the organization itself to...

Latest answer posted July 13, 2013 1:05 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

What value might the “sociohistorical view of culture” offer counselors in working with diverse clients?

Lev Vygotsky's sociohistorical view of culture, developed after Vygotsky survived the Russian Revolution, asserts that psychological development is strictly cultural. His illustration of this is...

Latest answer posted August 19, 2013 10:06 pm UTC

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A Good Man Is Hard to Find

How would I write a causal analysis of the character of the grandmother in "A Good Man is Hard to Find"? How would I...

You could also approach this as an analysis of how the grandmother's decisions and/or actions cause certain events to take place in the story. For example, the grandmother has instructed her son...

Latest answer posted October 28, 2008 10:10 am UTC

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History

What is Bloody Sunday?

It is very hard to know what event you are asking about here without having more context. There are many events in history that are known to various people as "Bloody Sunday." The one that sticks...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2010 5:45 am UTC

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Police

 What local resources should be utilized when planning for a demonstration or general strike?

In preparing for a major demonstration, labor strike, or potential riot, local city administrators and police work together to prepare for a number of potential contingencies. Even demonstrations...

Latest answer posted August 9, 2013 3:50 pm UTC

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The Sniper

What is the setting? How do you think this affects the story?

The setting is June, 1922 in Dublin, Ireland. The country is engaged in a civil war at this time. The narrator doesn't get much into the politics of the war, but ends the first paragraph succinctly...

Latest answer posted September 11, 2015 12:33 am UTC

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Math

What is the 15th term of the expansion: (3x^2+xa^5)^20

The kth term of `(x + y)^n` is given by `C(n, (k-1))*x^(n - (k-1))*y^(k-1)` For `(3x^2+xa^5)^20` , the 15th term is `C(20, 14)*(3x^2)^6*(x*a^5)^14` => `38760*729*x^12*x^14*a^70` =>...

Latest answer posted June 18, 2012 12:53 pm UTC

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That Was Then, This Is Now

In "That Was Then, This Is Now," what did Mike do for the girl in the drugstore?

Mike effectively saved the girl in the drugstore from being hassled, and potentially from much worse. Note how he reports to Mark and Bryon what happened and how he ended up in hospital. He watched...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2013 6:52 am UTC

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Science

What is a "zebodonk?"

Interesting question! In order to find out what a “zedonk” is, let’s start by picking apart the compound word. “Ze” is short for zebra and “donk” abbreviates donkey. Instead of calling the animal...

Latest answer posted March 11, 2013 8:37 pm UTC

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Lord of the Flies

In Lord of the Flies, how is the following theme evidenced in Chapter Four? Outward appearance of civilized behaviour...

Consider the way in which the bigger and stronger boys begin to show signs of victimising and picking on the littluns. This can be seen, if we examine the novel as a whole, as a key moment in the...

Latest answer posted May 28, 2012 9:22 am UTC

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Law and Politics

Which countries are still kingdoms?

The answer to this question really depends on what you mean by "kingdom" or on what you would define as a true monarchy. For example, right now 16 countries have Queen Elizabeth II of England as...

Latest answer posted February 9, 2010 4:25 am UTC

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Never Let Me Go

Did you like Never Let Me Go? This is a very interesting book; it's haunting, strange and for me it was a good read....

When I first read the novel, I was thrown off by the simplicity of its style. In short, I underrated it. Yet, it has been one of those novels that has stayed with me and haunts and disturbs me....

Latest answer posted January 11, 2011 6:53 pm UTC

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Arts

history of movies date of frist time visual effects were used and frist movie they were used in

I wonder when special effects became an actual specialty. Clearly filmmakers have been altering and adjusting and tweaking film to create special effects since the dawn of cinema. When did that act...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2012 10:29 pm UTC

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Essay Lab

How can I write these paragraphs avoiding some ideas falling into the other paragraph?(not talking about the same...

Your question seems mainly focused upon coherence, or the links of thought. There are three important ways to achieve coherence in a paragraph: explanation of the support reminders of the opinion...

Latest answer posted June 30, 2010 2:17 am UTC

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History

Compare the evolution of the cities of New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles.

New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles are all major metropolitan centers of commerce and culture. New York City was first settled by the Dutch. It became a trade center early in its development....

Latest answer posted June 21, 2013 2:14 am UTC

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Science

Why is there gravity in this world? Does gravity relate to mass?

As stated by the Department of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, we actually don't know why gravity exists: "We still don't know 'why' matter and energy has gravity" ("Q...

Latest answer posted May 5, 2015 2:39 am UTC

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Math

What is the definite integral `int_(1)^3 (1 + 3/x^2)^2 dx`  

The integral `int_(1)^3 (1 + 3/x^2)^2 dx` has to be determined. `int_(1)^3 (1 + 3/x^2)^2 dx` =>` int_(1)^3 1 + 9/x^4 + 6/x^2 dx` => `x - 3/x^3 - 6/x` from 1 to 3 => `(3 - 3/3^3 - 6/3) -...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2012 2:49 am UTC

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History

What was the Roman Legion?  

The Roman Legion generally refers to the whole of the military of the Roman Republic and Roman Empire, which was the most powerful in the world at the time. Technically, a legio (where we get the...

Latest answer posted February 29, 2016 8:53 pm UTC

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Essay Lab

How does one start a persuasive letter addressed to one's parents for a letter-writing assignment for a class?

The standard account of letter-writing theory analyzes the letter into several parts and recommends specific rhetorical strategies to be used in each part. In the salutation, or greeting, you...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2012 6:00 am UTC

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