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Book of My Nights

1) Have hope.2) Stay loyal to those you love, because it will keep your spirits up.3) Don't be afraid to lie when necessary.4) Show strength, even if you don't feel it.5) Learn your captives...

Latest answer posted February 20, 2008 11:29 am UTC

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To Kill a Mockingbird

When the jury returns with its verdict in Chapter 20 of Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout, the young daughter of defense attorney Atticus Finch, already knows what their verdict will...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2011 9:04 am UTC

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Great Expectations

A most impressionable boy and young man, Pip is affected by all with whom he comes into contact--from the pitiable, shivering convict to the "basest of swindlers," Uncle Pumbllechook, the bizarre...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2009 11:01 am UTC

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Prisons

There are, in general, two things that can be done about overcrowding in prisons in the United States. First, we could do what we have generally been doing to this point. That is, we can build...

Latest answer posted May 13, 2013 9:44 pm UTC

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History

There are so many thing that can be stated, since Ephesus was a major city. In addition, it is one of the best archaeological sites in the world today, next to Pompeii. Here are some facts to get...

Latest answer posted April 9, 2012 8:14 pm UTC

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Science

Here we can use the equations of motion. `V = U+at` It is clear that the maximum speed is obtain at the end of acceleration section. `U = 0` since start from rest `a = 2.1m/s^2` `t =13 s` `V =...

Latest answer posted October 3, 2013 9:24 am UTC

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Richard III

Act V scene 3 is a very small scene in the fifth act of this history play, and it is used to juxtapose the attitudes and behaviour of Richard III and of his rival, Richmond. Act V scene 3 focuses...

Latest answer posted December 31, 2012 9:08 am UTC

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Poetry

For me, poems tend to be different from other forms of writing in two ways: the form of the poem and the use of language in the poem. Therefore, when writing about or interpreting poetry, I always...

Latest answer posted September 21, 2010 3:08 am UTC

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Math

Given: One guy can finish the boat alone in 16 hours. Don start work at 8.00 am Ric start work at 8.30 am Mike at 9.00 am Required: The time at when they finished the boat. Solution: Let's...

Latest answer posted May 11, 2012 3:20 pm UTC

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To Kill a Mockingbird

That is a huge question, because as fun as it is, Harper Lee's novel explores many ethical problems. The overarching problem explored is that of racism, with acceptance/tolerance coming a close...

Latest answer posted April 22, 2008 8:58 am UTC

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History

The US, France, England, and the Soviet Union did very little to stop the Holocaust, but not for the reasons some may think. There were some efforts to save Jews, mainly by underground...

Latest answer posted April 4, 2013 1:51 am UTC

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History

eNotes contains a great deal of information about Stephen Hawking, who is a leading authority on such theories as the Big Bang. See the reference link below. It seems nearly impossible to find a...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2013 9:25 pm UTC

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A Rose for Emily

This question has also been previously asked and answered. Please see the links below, and thank you for using eNotes.

Latest answer posted July 23, 2009 2:06 am UTC

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Grammar

Unit 2 Completing the Sentence 1. extols 2. Belligerent 3. Jeopardy 4. Impervious 5. Nostalgia 6. Quintessence 7. Feasible 8. Cursory 9. Scrutinized 10. Averse 11. grimace1 2. Retrogress 13....

Latest answer posted October 16, 2012 6:59 pm UTC

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Sociology and Psychoanalysis/Sociopsychoanalysis

Schmidt notes how social work theory is beneficial to the work in child psychoanalysis. She states that the social work theorist/practitioner focuses on social justice and the...

Latest answer posted September 18, 2013 5:45 pm UTC

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Chicago Poems

"Chicago" is a poem in which the speaker looks at the city of Chicago in two very different ways. On the one hand, the city is seen as a place of prostitution where children are allowed to starve...

Latest answer posted November 10, 2012 7:16 am UTC

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To Kill a Mockingbird

LOSS OF INNOCENCE IN TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Jem. Jem is heartbroken when the secret knothole of the oak tree is suddenly sealed by Nathan Radley. Although Mr. Radley tells Jem that the reason for...

Latest answer posted December 27, 2011 2:13 am UTC

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Reference

You need to realize that IDEA is a legal requirement. The parents can sue the school and you if you don't give your students their legal accommodations. Make sure you look specifically at the IEP...

Latest answer posted August 25, 2011 11:04 am UTC

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Math

To use exponent, we use the symbol "^" 2^(x+3) *5^(7+4x) = 3^(5+2x) + 4^(6+3x) Since the bases and powers are different, then we will use the logarithm to solve: log [ 2^(x+3) * 5^(7+4x)] = log {...

Latest answer posted August 19, 2010 4:50 am UTC

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Social Sciences

If we describe "manufacturing intelligence" as the process of gathering corroborative data as evidence to create new information, then the ethical issues and responsibilities of the Intelligence...

Latest answer posted April 12, 2013 12:40 pm UTC

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History

It is very difficult to say how the feminist movement changed America. There are many ways in which America is different than it was before this movement, but it is not completely clear that the...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2013 4:44 pm UTC

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The Lake Isle of Innisfree

Your original question asked more than one question, which is against enotes regulations, so I have had to edit it to focus on just one poem. Please remember that you are not allowed to ask...

Latest answer posted January 24, 2011 6:52 pm UTC

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Macbeth

Macbeth takes place in Scoutland, during Medieval times. It is said that Shakespeare chose this setting to please the new king, James, who became king when Elizabeth I died leaving no heirs. James...

Latest answer posted May 23, 2010 10:51 pm UTC

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Frankenstein

First you need to decide what you believe about Victor's crimes. A thesis is usually a statement in 1-3 sentences which is controversial--you could go either way with it, but you, the author, take...

Latest answer posted April 3, 2008 10:07 pm UTC

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To Kill a Mockingbird

One of the main themes throughout the novel deals with relationships amongst family members and the importance of maintaining those relationships despite adversity. In Chapter 14, Aunt Alexandra...

Latest answer posted March 2, 2016 11:58 pm UTC

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Reference

The technology for 3D movies is different. It really depends on your condition, and which type of movie you view because the glasses differ. You should probably talk to your eye doctor, as he or...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2011 4:08 am UTC

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Foreign Affairs

Both of the main protagonists, Vinnie and Fred, are initially deceived by outward appearances. Vinnie eventually learns not to judge by appearances, and Fred learns to value what he already has....

Latest answer posted June 7, 2007 1:01 am UTC

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History

World War I had a number of very important impacts on the world. Let us look at a few of them. First, it helped to make the United States a major power in the world. Before WWI, the US was not a...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2013 3:52 am UTC

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Bud, Not Buddy

Your question relates to the schedule of "The Dusky Devastators" as a band and a future engagement, however, I am struggling to find any reference to the Bank Atlantic Club in the novel. Reference...

Latest answer posted June 26, 2010 6:21 am UTC

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The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games in the dystopian society of this novel by the same name are a sadistic form of entertainment intended to punish the districts outside of Panem, the capitol, for an earlier...

Latest answer posted July 28, 2012 8:16 pm UTC

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To Kill a Mockingbird

There are several examples of people fearing what they do not know or understand throughout the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. The most obvious example of individuals fearing the unknown is the way...

Latest answer posted March 5, 2016 12:00 am UTC

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Things Fall Apart

In this great novel, the extent to which the missionary movement can be held responsible for the destruction of indigenous societies and a loss of tribal culture that can only be said to have...

Latest answer posted February 11, 2011 8:45 pm UTC

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Math

Note:- If y = x^n ; where n = constant ; then dy/dx = n*x^(n-1) Now, ` y = 4t^4` `or, y' = 4*4*t^3` `or, y' = f'(t) = 16*t^3` ``

Latest answer posted October 6, 2015 7:45 pm UTC

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History

Alfred Dreyfus is significant in world history because his case showed the depth and strength of anti-Semitism in Europe (specifically in France) around the turn of the century. In addition, his...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2013 3:58 pm UTC

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Othello

Bianca refuses to copy the handkerchief that Cassio has 'found' in a bid to assert her self-respect. Emilia gives up her life to expose the villainyof her husband and the chastity of her mistress....

Latest answer posted October 16, 2011 3:41 pm UTC

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Math

`y = (1/2)*cosec(2x)` `y' = -(1/2)*2*cosec(2x)*cot(2x)` Putting x = pi/4 `y' = -1*cosec(pi/2)*cot(pi/2) = -1*1*0 = 0` ``

Latest answer posted October 6, 2015 7:34 pm UTC

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History

There are a number of ways to think about the economic growth of the 1980s and 1990s. Let us look at two important issues that are involved in this topic. First, there is controversy over what...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2013 3:14 am UTC

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Science

Assuming you are using this as an idiom and don’t take it literally, I will argue that you CAN teach an old dog new tricks. Neuroscience tells us that while the aging brain does deteriorate, some...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2011 3:23 pm UTC

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History

In addition, the French kept the Rhineland under military occupation for part of the decade, which is the frontier/border region between the two countries. Even later in the decade when the French...

Latest answer posted November 29, 2010 2:28 am UTC

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Science

The human brain evolved over millions of years to become a relatively stable and predictable quantity. We know the rough adult weight of the brain, how it functions, and how abstract/reasoning...

Latest answer posted December 6, 2011 4:57 am UTC

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Romeo and Juliet

This is great year to answer this question! Here's how I explain it to my students:In an election year, we usually have some students that walk around the school telling everyone who the next...

Latest answer posted February 29, 2008 2:15 pm UTC

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Frankenstein

The multiple narrations in Frankenstein allow the story to be passed on, like the light of knowledge, the dominant motif in the novel. Here's how the POV breaks down: Walton frames the novel by...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2010 6:03 am UTC

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History

The abolitionist movement did not directly accomplish very much. It did not, of course, lead to the peaceful abolition of slavery. The slaves were freed, but it is hard to argue that the...

Latest answer posted June 4, 2013 2:56 pm UTC

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Science

I already am in the "late in life" stage. A long time ago I was warned of what I should beware of, just to be on the safe side and without any guarantees on the part of science. Because of genetic...

Latest answer posted June 4, 2012 3:53 pm UTC

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A Fool's Errand

Difficult to Comprehend Even though Albion Tourgee's 1879 novel A Fool's Errand was based on Tourgee's actual post-Civil War Reconstruction experiences in Greensboro, North Carolina, it is the...

Latest answer posted January 31, 2015 1:36 am UTC

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History

Although Woodrow Wilson is usually given the credit and the blame for the failed League of Nations, it was actually an idea that had been around for awhile. The philosopher Immanuel Kant had...

Latest answer posted June 11, 2012 7:53 pm UTC

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Education

The major significance of charter schools is hotly debated between liberals and conservatives. Conservatives typically support the idea of charter schools while liberals typically oppose them. To...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2012 1:01 am UTC

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Literature

You can't imagine what a pleasure it is for us readers to recommend books to someone who is just starting to appreciate reading. While I don't know what level you are in at school, I will do my...

Latest answer posted December 26, 2015 9:03 pm UTC

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Essay Lab

AP style is a common standard for news and bulletins, used to ensure that a given news piece will be short while retaining the maximum amount of information. For an essay-style question like this,...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2011 1:21 pm UTC

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History

In 1954, the French military was not on par with the American military in Korea or the British military elsewhere in the world, as the French economy and military had not yet fully recovered from...

Latest answer posted October 19, 2011 1:29 am UTC

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