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  • The Grapes of Wrath - Questions and Answers

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    Title: Grapes of Wrath: Questions and Answers What are the chief reasons for the mass migration to California? I believe that the primary reasons for the mass migration to California were poverty and the desire for a better life. The people in Oklahoma were struggling to make ends meet and barely had enough to survive. They worked long hours on farms and received little compensation for their hard work. This made them frustrated and unhappy. Additionally, the Joad family, who were proud and wanted

  • Futile Search for Answers in Slaughterhouse Five

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    Futile Search for Answers in Slaughterhouse Five The book, Slaughter House-Five, written by Kurt Vonnegut, is based on the main character named Billy Pilgrim who is a little "lost" in the head. Billy is always traveling to different parts of his life and rarely in the present state. Throughout the book Billy mainly travels back and forth to three big times in his life. In each different time period of Billy's life he is in a different place; his present state is in a town called Illium and

  • A View From The Bridge - Questions and Answers

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    A View From The Bridge:  Questions and Answers “Eddie has rather strict old-world notions of decorum”. Find some evidence to support this.   How does traditional cultural values come into conflict with modern values in the play?   In the play, Miller explores both written and unwritten laws. Make 2 lists under these headings to see how many you can come up with.  The conditions/difficulties faced by migrants are explored in this play. What are they?    In what ways are physical, emotional/personal

  • How to Answer Any Interview Question

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    How to Answer Any Interview Question Don't be rattled by your next job interview. It's possible to answer any question that comes your way. How? By preparing and knowing how to direct the conversation to the topics you want to cover. To start, take a tip from consultants who coach executives and politicians on how to handle media interviews. These trainers say you can deliver the message you want to an employer, regardless of the question you're asked. "Most people don't realize that their purpose

  • To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee - Answers

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    To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee Question : On giving Jem and Scout air rifles, Atticus tells them that to kill a mockingbird is a sin. Miss Maudie explains that mockingbirds only do one thing, and that is to sing their hearts out for us. Who are the mockingbirds in the story, and how have they been ‘killed’ by the society around them? Ideas : The two main mockingbirds are Boo Radley and Tom Robinson, but there are others within the storyline. Boo Radley has been shut away from the world by

  • Religion in Public Schools - More Questions than Answers

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    Prayer in Public Schools - More Questions than Answers Censorship is a very broad topic.  Is it good or bad?  Often, we ask ourselves if such things need to exist because of the First Amendment right.  It states, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances."  (Amendments

  • Grapes of Wrath - Many Questions and Few Answers

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    Many Questions and Few Answers in The Grapes of Wrath The book The Grapes of Wrath focuses on a particular section of America called the "Dust Bowl" during the early nineteen thirties. During this time, when tenant farming was a way of life for so many Oklahomans, there came a drought which drastically cut down production of crops and forced the bank to evict the tenants in order to cut losses. The problem may seem straightforward at first, and maybe it is, but the cause of the problem should not

  • Abortion - No Right or Wrong Answer

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    Abortion - No Right or Wrong Answer I chose abortion as the topic of my research paper because it is a very important and controversial subject, and although I have always leaned heavily toward pro-choice, I really hadn’t done much reading about it and wanted to support my position. The definition of abortion is “expulsion of the fetus from the uterus, due to any cause, before the twenty-eighth week of pregnancy.” Abortions are broken down into the following six categories: (1) Habitual abortion

  • Closed Interviews

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    of time for the interviewer and the respondent since it is easier and much quicker for the respondent to answer (Royce 182). For example, using certain types of closed questions such as bi-polar questions (questions that require a yes/no or agree/disagree answer) can save a lot of time since it does not prompt too much information (Stanton

  • My Reflection Of My Interview With The Teacher

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    In my mock interview with the principal he asked many questions that I thought, “Wow yes I do need to think about my answers more.” When I went in the first thing he asked was what my personal philosophy and I thought, “well it’s typed on my computer.” I was able to remember most of the general philosophy that I had. The hardest question I had was, what was the worst lesson you have even taught? I talked about a lesson I taught while my cooperating teacher was out for the day and I had a substitute

  • Investigating the Effect of Misleading Questions on the Accuracy of Witness Statements

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    there, suggests that the wording of the question can have influence on the answer of the eye-witnesses. So the chance of an incorrect answer increases if a misleading question is asked. Another experiment has also been conducted by Loftus and Palmer in 1974, where participants were shown a video of a car accident and were asked to judge the speed of the cars. The wording of the question again had an effect on the answer of the participants. The questions were different in the type of verb that

  • Open Ended Questions

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    closed-ended and open-ended questions, noting that the former generally has explicitly right and wrong answers which can be useful when checking whether or not the students are able to recall information from the material. The latter, however, is highly beneficial in supporting student expression and enhancing their skills in communication; open-ended questions do not have set correct answers for students to answer with, engaging their thoughts

  • The Importance Of A Good Witnesses

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    answering questions you should make all answers directed towards the jury so that you can ensure that they herd you and so that they have a chance to read your facial

  • The Importance Of Myths In Society

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    Myths are the creative answers to questions humans fail to answer any other way. Modern humans are as superstitious today as they were in the cave. Humans want to know who they are, where they came from, and why they are here so badly they will invent their own answers. Humans are also clever enough to figure out that veiling their myth as fact can give their human recipients the illusion of knowing without the struggle of study. Humans are inherently skilled at developing detailed narratives. Our

  • Perceptions of Age: A Comparative Interview Study

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    looked at the assignment questions, I thought that even though they were different ages I thought that they would answer many of the questions the same. However, I was wrong. I have learned a few things with this assignment. I found out that I should not assume that everyone will have similar answers. Another thing that I found out was to not be stereotypical. Even though everyone’s answers fit into my view of what someone their age group would do, I should not assume that all people of their age would

  • Reflective Essay On Interview

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    interviewer/interviewee dynamic. She understood all my questions and would initially answer in a short answer till I asked her more about it, getting her to open up. The gist of her answers were all I could have predicted, because my questions had been proven before by scientists, exercise had a very positive emotional and mental effect on her, she was more relaxed and focused and her confidence and self-esteem improved . But one answer surprised me. When I asked her when she felt stressed because of exams other

  • Inappropriate Interview Questions

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    During the interview process the interviewer and interviewee must be aware of questions that may be illegal, discriminatory, or inappropriate. Summarized below are a few examples of those types of questions and how to answer them appropriately and professionally if asked. Interview Questions That Cannot Be Asked Age Questions pertaining to age such as, “How old are you?” are forbidden and is considered illegal if asked during the interview process (Raisbeck, 2010). Other questions relating to

  • Reflection On Erosion

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    remembered what they had learned in previous lessons with their teacher. The students were unsure of the answers and they guessed for the most part. Some students that answered were headed in the right path but could not quite get the correct information. From there, we watched a video on erosion and weathering and I asked them the same questions after the video. The students were able to better answer the same questions that I asked before the video once the video was over. The students answered the

  • Theory of Knowledge

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    obtain certain answers to questions, which is known as gumption. The satisfaction of this “gumption” in certain cases, becomes the basic factor of life needed to function. Hence, people often search for explanations to these uncertainties. This endless search will only lead to losing the truth. Gumption is the attempt to have answers to for everything in order to be able to function. In other words, it is an innate need to answer things; curiosity. People try to get all these answers in vain because

  • The Importance of Philosophy

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    The Importance of Philosophy The question is Philosophy. Why is it important? What makes it important? To answer theses questions you first have to know what philosophy is. Philosophy is defined as: the pursuit of wisdom; a search for a general understanding of values and reality by chiefly speculative rather than observational means. This is the written definition of philosophy, but I think philosophy can’t be defined to just words. It’s more then words. Philosophy to me is an attempt to understand