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Romeo and Juliet

In my opinion, Shakespeare is warning his audiences about the folly of impulsive behavior and infatuation vs. real love. Neither Romeo nor Juliet think about their actions before they do them....

Latest answer posted May 11, 2008 8:52 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

The FCC voted to put an end to net neutrality. If you recall, the internet was invented by the scientists and the military essentially as a way to exchange information. However, it was such a...

Latest answer posted May 17, 2014 10:49 pm UTC

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Science

There is no ionic equation here since Ag and O are not in ionic forms but element state. The reaction will result in formation of `Ag_2O` which is a white solid. `4Ag_((s)) + O_2((g)) rarr...

Latest answer posted September 19, 2012 6:05 am UTC

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Science

Force is given as a product of mass and acceleration and is given by Newton's second law of motion as: F = m x a where, F is the force, m is the mass and a is the acceleration. In this case, mass...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2015 2:37 pm UTC

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The Yellow Wallpaper

I think that one of the most powerful symbols in the story is the window that is in the narrator's room. The windows that "look all ways, and air and sunshine galore" are fundamentally different...

Latest answer posted March 7, 2015 11:13 pm UTC

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The Chocolate War

*All quotes are taken from Laurel-Leaf Books edition of "The Chocolate War" by Robert Cormier (1974) On the bus, Jerry realized that all the other kids were ignoring him. Jerry was invisible:...

Latest answer posted February 28, 2007 12:59 am UTC

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Pride and Prejudice

In Pride and Prejudice, Austen explores both how love is a conduit for, or a pathway to, marriage and how love is actually not a requisite for marriage.Both Jane and Elizabeth are lucky enough to...

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

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The Broken Estate

There is an excellent overview of James Wood and his criticism here on eNotes at the link below. You will see that Wood believes that science AND literature have affected religious beliefs. In this...

Latest answer posted May 31, 2010 11:19 am UTC

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Law and Politics

In legal terms, negligence is the failure to act in the way that a reasonably prudent person would act in a given set of circumstances. Typically, people act negligently. However, it is also...

Latest answer posted March 5, 2013 2:18 pm UTC

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Math

Th general term of the the series: 60/121, 30/11, 15 , ... 219615/16 has to be determined. The difference of consecutive terms of the series is not equal, this is not an arithmetic progression. But...

Latest answer posted March 10, 2012 7:03 am UTC

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Science

Let us say the angle to ground is theta; Using equation of motion; `rarr S = ut+1/2at^2` At horizontal direction a = 0 `2 = 6.8costhetaxxt ----(1)` `uarr S = ut+1/2at^2` There is no vertical...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2013 2:14 am UTC

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History

The first important event of course would be the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914. The following are important events thereafter: The...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2012 12:22 am UTC

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A Tale of Two Cities

Monsignor is a title given to important people in the Catholic Church. Marquis is a nobleman ranking above an earl or count and below a duke. They are both titles but signify very different titles...

Latest answer posted May 17, 2007 6:28 am UTC

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Social Sciences

People who hold to the ideas of communitarianism would say that there are many problems that come of valuing private profitability. Some of them include: Pollution. As we value profitability, we...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2012 5:46 pm UTC

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The Hunger Games

1. Reality TV: we seem to find it entertaining to watch others struggle and have bad times. E.G. Cops, Survivor, Hoarders, Intervention. People watched the Hunger Games as if it were a TV program....

Latest answer posted August 18, 2011 5:36 am UTC

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Math

`y = ln(5x + 1)` The gradient of the above curve at any point is given by the first derivative. `y=ln(5x+1)` `dy/dx=[1/(5x+1)] xx 5 = 5/(5x+1)` Gradient at x=4 is given by; `(dy/dx)_(x=4) = [5/(5...

Latest answer posted September 28, 2013 3:02 am UTC

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Dusk

If a stranger asks us for money on any pretext, our instinct is to say "No." We don't like to part with our money. But we sometimes tell ourselves that we are being too selfish, too negative, too...

Latest answer posted June 12, 2013 8:38 pm UTC

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Science

Opium can affect the areas of the brain responsible for mood, balance and motivation. Opium binds to opiod receptors in the brain. Opiod receptors regulate emotions and internal homeostasis. People...

Latest answer posted August 7, 2011 7:58 am UTC

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The Open Window

The protagonist, Mr. Nuttel, is a skittish man who has come to the country to calm his nerves. His sister has sent letters of introduction to those she knew while she spent time there. Although...

Latest answer posted October 20, 2009 11:41 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

An environment can be defined as all the surroundings that make it possible for a given organism to live. This can include air, water, climate, minerals, soil, and sunlight. In addition to all...

Latest answer posted August 3, 2011 12:22 pm UTC

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Law and Politics

Civil disobedience can be applied in any situation where they feel there is a moral compulsion to speak out against perceived injustice. For example, if an individual knows that particular...

Latest answer posted February 26, 2010 8:33 am UTC

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Essay Lab

Unless I am reading your question incorrectly, you want to compare and contrast, in an essay, three components of an after-school program: literacy competency, preparing children for adult roles,...

Latest answer posted July 29, 2013 3:00 pm UTC

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Christ in Concrete

The conversion of Paul from Catholicism to atheism comes as a product of both the cruel way in which his father died and the kind of life he lived and experienced during his life. Let us remember...

Latest answer posted December 23, 2011 5:23 am UTC

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Essay Lab

I think that the previous post did a strong job in addressing the questions that have to be included in a literature response. I would also submit that being able to create these arguments with...

Latest answer posted October 16, 2009 6:07 am UTC

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Business

The products shown in the pictures are a luxury car, a heavy hauler, a mobile phone and a chili pepper. The luxury car is most likely to be purchased by a private individual. The primary market for...

Latest answer posted November 28, 2013 2:22 pm UTC

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Literature

Plot is developed through the overall structure of a story. Plot in a story can be seen as a causal sequence of events, like a chain reaction of cause and effect. Most plots (story and plot are...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2012 5:42 pm UTC

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Great Expectations

Pip wants to be a gentleman, he wants to know the identity of his benefactor, he expects that man to be a good, rich man (like the gentleman that Pip desires to be), he wants Estella (and because...

Latest answer posted July 10, 2007 5:38 am UTC

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Cosmology

This question has two possible answers, both of which are extremely complex. The religious/spiritual answer is that the universe is a creation of an omnipitant and omniscient God, who is working...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2012 1:17 am UTC

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Literature 101

Claudius is too worried about people finding him guilty...Hamlet is a popular prince and Claudius doesn't want to be in bad graces with Gertrude and the people of Denmark. Had he been a more...

Latest answer posted February 21, 2008 7:09 pm UTC

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Math

The expression `(3*c^-4*d^5)^2*12*c*d^-4` has to be simplified. `(3*c^-4*d^5)^2*12*c*d^-4` Use the following formulas `(x^b)^c = x^(b*c)` , `x^a*x^b = x^(a+b)` =...

Latest answer posted August 17, 2013 2:21 pm UTC

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To Kill a Mockingbird

One event which has a significant impact upon Scout is hers and Jem's visit to Calpurnia's church. When the children accompany Calpurnia to the African Methodist Episcopalian Church, Scout is...

Latest answer posted January 1, 2016 8:09 pm UTC

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Harrison Bergeron

Let us remind ourselves that situational irony is based on plot, and is the term used to describe a sudden twist in the course of events that makes the precise opposite of what we expect to happen...

Latest answer posted September 19, 2011 9:18 pm UTC

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

I think that it is, in general, fairly similar to what audiences would have expected husband and wife relationship to be like back then. In other words, Oberon is pretty much boss in the...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2010 5:16 am UTC

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Math

A cubic polynomial that gives a remainder of 4 when it is divided by x + 2 can be written as `P_3 = (x+2)*P_2+ 4` , where `P_2 ` is any quadratic polynomial (can be monomial, binomial or...

Latest answer posted October 2, 2013 3:16 am UTC

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Literature

Literature is history; it is the recordings of the human spirit. Literature sets down the yearnings of the heart, the ridicule or praise of ideas. And, there are more truths present in fiction than...

Latest answer posted June 27, 2011 10:20 am UTC

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The Bronze Bow

The Romans have made life miserable for the Jews in many ways: slavery, imprisonment, random killings, and a general fear of their ruthlessness which one can never fully anticipate or understand....

Latest answer posted November 4, 2007 7:19 am UTC

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Economics

There are definitely goods that are income inferior. These are goods for which demand decreases as incomes rise. With most goods, increases in income cause increases in demand. This makes sense...

Latest answer posted February 7, 2013 9:12 pm UTC

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What Are the Common Core Standards?

Like so many places in American education, Common Core has become an embedded part of current teaching practices. In September of 2012, teaching modules for English/ Language Arts and Mathematics...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2013 12:49 pm UTC

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Charles Darwin

Darwin said that all creatures produced more offspring than were capable of being supported by their environment. So he reasoned that the ones that did manage to survive must have some...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2012 3:50 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

"Natural resources conflict" is a term that is generally used to refer to a conflict between two countries (or between groups within a country) which is caused by competing claims for access to...

Latest answer posted April 19, 2012 5:33 pm UTC

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Social Sciences

Here are ten factors that may affect tourism and brief descriptions of each. 1. Weather- A tourist's preference for weather is a big factor in their decision to visit somewhere. If a person...

Latest answer posted February 1, 2016 9:50 pm UTC

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Math

2x^4+9x^3-87x^2-49x+45=0 To solve this polynomial equation, factor the left side of the equation. (x-5)(x+1)(x+9)(2x-1)=0 Now solve for each separate term in the product. x-5=0 x=5 x+1=0 x=-1...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2012 2:57 am UTC

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Math

C(x, 2) = x!/ ( 2! *(x - 2)!) P(x , 2) = x! / (x - 2)! Now C(x,2) + P(x,2) = 30 => x!/ ( 2! *(x - 2)!) + x! / (x - 2)! = 30 => x*(x - 1)/2! + x*(x - 1) = 30 => x*(x - 1)/2 + x*(x - 1) =...

Latest answer posted December 9, 2010 12:47 am UTC

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History

Natural gas are fuels formed from fossil remains of organic and/or biological matter that are buried and pressurized for several thousands of years beneath the Earth's crust. The consumption of...

Latest answer posted May 10, 2014 6:06 pm UTC

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Math

The solution of x/y + y/x = 8 can be obtained by equating z = x/y This makes x/y + y/x = 8 => z + 1/z = 8 => z^2 – 8z + 1 = 0 z1 = 8/2 + sqrt (8^2 – 4) / 2 => 4 + sqrt 60 / 2 => 4 +...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2011 3:52 pm UTC

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Political Science

Our dependence on foreign oil, which is directly related to our military presence and the wars in which we are currently engaged in the Middle East. Besides costing hundreds of billions per year...

Latest answer posted July 10, 2011 2:01 pm UTC

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A History of Cambodia

Phnom Penh, which is now the capital of Cambodia, has been an important city in that region for centuries. It is first known to history as the capital of the Khmer Empire, the empire which built...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2009 9:37 am UTC

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Reference

The national anthem of Great Britain is a song that is (right now) called "God Save the Queen." When the current Queen dies, she will be replaced (presumably) by her son, Prince Charles. At that...

Latest answer posted November 17, 2010 7:59 am UTC

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Social Sciences

Paranoia is defined as a psychological "symptom." A person who is paranoid "feels as if the world is 'out to get' him or her." Because of this underlying feeling, persons suffering from paranoia...

Latest answer posted January 14, 2013 10:36 pm UTC

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Math

A line can be expressed in the standard form y = mx + c where m is the slope and c is the y-intercept. For the two line to be parallel they should have the same slope. Now, y = 7x / 2 - 17/2 has...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2010 11:39 pm UTC

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