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History

In terms of the individual operations, they were quite successful on most occasions. I often read primary source accounts by soldiers and commanders in that conflict that suggest their frustration...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2011 12:39 pm UTC

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Janus

One particular moment that drives home the idea that Andrea's life is empty in the yearning for her old lover would be her fixation on the bowl itself. As the bowl becomes increasingly important...

Latest answer posted September 14, 2014 11:30 pm UTC

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Speak

Just as the teacher before me stated... THEY DON'T. But, if you are asking this question as a preview to reading the book Speak, you must consider a few things. There are parties in high school...

Latest answer posted January 29, 2010 7:37 am UTC

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The Brontes at Haworth

I think the issue of Charlotte's feminism is extremely complicated, and must have seemed so to the young author herself! This is because she was in a strange position - dependent on men for her...

Latest answer posted December 17, 2010 12:57 pm UTC

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The Crucible

I think that Miller is deliberate in constructing characters that represent larger groups of people. It helps to make his work timeless and applicable in different contexts. For example, Abigail...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2012 9:41 am UTC

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To Kill a Mockingbird

(I am assuming that this question pertains to the novel To Kill a Mockingbird.) As Jem states in the novel, there is a societal pecking order in Maycomb: Negroes are on the bottom of Maycomb...

Latest answer posted August 29, 2011 5:30 am UTC

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The Hobbit

While the dwarves lived in The Lonely Mountain, they delved deep and for years and accumulated huge amounts of treasure. Dwarves were known throughout middle earth for their prowess with and in...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2010 3:36 am UTC

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The Seafarer

This is actually a hard question to answer when paralleling it to a work such as "The Seafarer." Historically, Anglo-Saxon texts were passed down by word of mouth. There was no universal written...

Latest answer posted September 21, 2011 9:45 am UTC

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Science

You may want to move this to the discussion board. For me, the people who have changed the framework through which we view science are the key people. There are several that come to mind... Darwin,...

Latest answer posted February 9, 2010 1:56 am UTC

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Macbeth

This is a very interesting question. I tend to think that the most obvious choice in picking a magazine that will truly detail Lady Macbeth's challenges and the intricacy of her characterization...

Latest answer posted January 2, 2013 11:23 pm UTC

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History

Contrary to popular belief, the Stock Market Crash was NOT the cause of the Great Depression; but was rather a symptom of the economic conditions which led to the Depression. There were a number of...

Latest answer posted May 8, 2011 6:20 pm UTC

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Lord of the Flies

To follow up on that, Simon's illness was most likely epilepsy. If you're looking for any one single boy with a physical illness, there's your answer. Piggy's asthma is up to question because he...

Latest answer posted August 7, 2008 12:28 pm UTC

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Science

Viagra is a medication that men can take if they have difficulties keeping an erection. An erection occurs when substantial amounts of blood enter the penis. Normally, when a man becomes aroused...

Latest answer posted July 27, 2010 11:24 pm UTC

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Teaching Community

I generally don't offer extra credit, since I agree that students who don't do their work in the first place shouldn't have an opportunity to make up for it at the end of the marking period....

Latest answer posted August 19, 2010 4:26 pm UTC

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Initially she presents Boo as someone to fear. He presents him through stories and myth. Scout thinks he is ".... six-and-a-half feet tall, judging from his tracks; he dined on raw squirrels and...

Latest answer posted December 31, 2011 8:40 am UTC

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Science

The procedure you need to follow is the scientific method. Ask a question or state a problem you want answered. Then, do research about what is known on the topic. Formulate a hypothesis--a...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2012 3:07 am UTC

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Teaching Community

I'd like to second Lois Lowry, but also Margaret Haddix.

Latest answer posted January 5, 2012 1:38 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

In at least one sense, this is a very good hypothesis. The reason that it is good is that it is relatively easily testable. It may not turn out to be correct, but a hypothesis is not good or bad...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2013 2:33 pm UTC

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The Outsiders

I would consider the answer linked below to be an appropriate response to your question. It is not titled the same way, but it does cover aspects of what you are asking.

Latest answer posted July 5, 2011 4:34 am UTC

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Don't Look Behind You

Don't Look Behind You is a fabulous story of suspense that deals with the Corrigans, a family entering the government's "witness protection program," and all their exploits forming the result. The...

Latest answer posted August 4, 2009 4:01 am UTC

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Elections

I am not entirely sure there can be a clear answer to this question because much of it is dependent on how an individual candidate perceives their position in an election. Making the assumption...

Latest answer posted October 14, 2012 1:45 pm UTC

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History

I am not sure JFK is the best choice. The most important detail about him is that he was assassinated. You'd be better off choosing someone like FDR. That would be especially intresting for kids...

Latest answer posted August 18, 2011 8:16 am UTC

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A Tale of Two Cities

This is an interesting question, the answer may be as interesting but in a different direction. Critics tend to regard Dickens' characterizations in A Tale of Two Cities as "flat" rather than as...

Latest answer posted January 19, 2010 8:15 am UTC

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Business

While this does sound like a good thing for the buyer to do, there are a number of potential problems. One potential problem is that it will not necessarily work. At this point, the economy is...

Latest answer posted June 17, 2013 12:35 am UTC

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Literature

Although the two authors are very different, Anton Chekhov was born in Russia in 1860, and Nicholas Sparks is a contemporary American author, both men do write about the complex relationships...

Latest answer posted July 15, 2009 8:45 am UTC

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To Room Nineteen

Lessing suggests Susan's suicide was difficult to avoid. One of the reasons why Lessing believes Susan's suicide could not have been avoided was because of her inability to recognize the limits of...

Latest answer posted December 20, 2015 1:57 pm UTC

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Reference

This is a good question in view of the Easter season that just passed. Christians believe that Christ rose from the dead. They believe that the death and resurrection of Christ was predicted in the...

Latest answer posted April 7, 2015 10:50 pm UTC

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History

The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions, proposed by Madison and Jefferson respectively, proposed a way in which states might respond to federal legislation that was contrary to their interests, and...

Latest answer posted March 22, 2012 1:35 pm UTC

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A Separate Peace

The novel is set during the 1940's, when young men would be constantly aware of the changes WWII was bringing to the country, including the looming reality of the draft. It's also important to...

Latest answer posted August 10, 2010 4:56 am UTC

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Reference

Open teaching is not a new idea. It was popular few decades ago. No Child Left Behind pretty much put an end to that. I do tnink open teaching is a valuable method. It does require teachers to...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2011 12:01 pm UTC

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History

The most obvious evidence of an informal religion is that Neanderthal man buried his dead with ceremony. Neanderthal burial sites have indicated that the deceased was actually buried there, not...

Latest answer posted July 13, 2011 4:09 am UTC

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The Joy Luck Club

June is going to China to meet her half-sisters, twins that her mother was forced to leave on the side of the road prior to her immigration to America.

Latest answer posted January 17, 2009 10:30 pm UTC

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History

Historians have speculated that if Hitler had died in 1939, he would be remembered as the greatest statesmen in the history of Germany, even more so than Otto von Bismarck. Although his efforts...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2012 7:10 am UTC

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Fahrenheit 451

Bradbury was very anti-television. In several of his stories, television or technology causes the trouble. In this story, you get the idea that the government is trying to control people by...

Latest answer posted October 1, 2012 4:07 am UTC

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Science

Hashimoto's thyroiditis is named after Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto, a Japanese surgeon. The disease eventually causes hypothyroidism in people who are iodine deficient. The thyroid gland becomes inflamed...

Latest answer posted August 20, 2010 9:18 am UTC

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A Good Man Is Hard to Find

The title of this excellent short story comes from Red Sam when he discusses what is going on in the world with the grandmother, who has just called him a "good man" because he let two strangers...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2012 5:38 am UTC

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Social Sciences

If Japan were to devalue the yen significantly, that would mean that the yen would become much weaker when compared to the dollar. Economically speaking, this would make it easier for Americans to...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2013 11:02 pm UTC

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History

The first should start with an introductory sentence or two. Normally an entire paragraph can be dedicated to such purposes, but the above will work for this scope. After telling your audience what...

Latest answer posted October 26, 2015 9:52 pm UTC

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Teaching Community

I started to integrate flip teaching slowly a few years ago. I create my own instructional videos and post to my online learning management system. There are two issues, despite exhausted research...

Latest answer posted June 25, 2014 12:39 pm UTC

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Math

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Latest answer posted October 11, 2012 10:16 pm UTC

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Her First Ball

Many of Katherine Mansfield's narratives are characterized by what has been described as "pictorial intensity," evoking various states of happiness, longing, or despair. "Her First Ball" certainly...

Latest answer posted July 7, 2012 9:35 pm UTC

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History

One possible answer is that white Americans considered the Plains tribes as technologically inferior to whites. At a time when battles between nations were fought by thousands and tens of...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2013 6:33 am UTC

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Math

We are given the function y = x/4 + 3 and have to find the inverse. => y = x/4 + 12/4 => y = (x + 12)/4 => 4y = x +12 => x = 4y – 12 interchange x and y => y = 4x – 12 Now let the...

Latest answer posted December 3, 2010 2:06 am UTC

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Cinema

City of God, set in Brazil, helped me to realize how communal poverty can be. There is no privacy in the favela. There is no privacy because there is also no control over one's space. Everything is...

Latest answer posted January 31, 2012 8:09 am UTC

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History

The history of the suburbs in the United States has been tied very strongly to the history of transportation. The more that transportation has become available, the more that suburbs have arisen....

Latest answer posted May 5, 2013 9:31 pm UTC

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Macbeth

Macbeth and Banquo are quite different. Banquo has good morals, while Macbeth has few. When the witches give Macbeth his first prophecies in Act 1, sc. 3, Macbeth and Banquo are startled, but...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2008 8:34 pm UTC

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A Doll's House

A well-developed essay would begin with a thesis, but if we are unsure of our argument, it is best to start with brainstorming points for the argument. So first, we can start by discussing what...

Latest answer posted October 13, 2012 5:47 am UTC

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Math

1 - 4x^2 >= 0 1 >= 4x^2 x^2 <= 1/4 x <= 1/2 and x >= -1/2 which give the interval [-1/2, 1/2] The domain is [-1/2, 1/2] the range is [0, 1/2].

Latest answer posted June 22, 2011 3:38 am UTC

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Everyday Use

This question has already been asked and answered. Please see the link below and thank you for using eNotes!

Latest answer posted June 25, 2008 2:10 am UTC

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Math

As the value of `x` gets very large the value of `f(x)` also gets very large since the terms in `x` are both positive and have powers > 0 So `f(x) -> oo` as `x -> oo` Sketch the graph:...

Latest answer posted November 6, 2012 11:23 am UTC

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