- 13.1: What is ironic about the essays title, On Seeing England for the Fi...
- 13.2: In paragraph 4, Jamaica Kincaid says, I had long ago been conquered...
- 13.3: How does Kincaid regard the British influence under which she was r...
- 13.4: How do Kincaids childhood memories of school compare with your own?
- 13.5: In paragraph 10, Kincaid writes, The space between the idea of some...
- 13.6: At the end of paragraph 12, Kincaid says, in reference to power, No...
- 13.7: What is the effect of the shirtshopping example Kincaid provides (p...
- 13.8: Where in the essay does Kincaids epiphany occur? Support your claim...
- 13.9: Having read the essay, how do you regard Kincaid?
- 13.10: What is the effect of Kincaids attitude toward her friend? How does...
- 13.11: Throughout the essay Kincaid conveys her anger and her sense of inj...
- 13.12: Read The Gettysburg PowerPoint Presentation by Peter Norvig. It can...
- 13.13: Read the headnote above the opening paragraph, and find several exa...
- 13.EXERCISE 4: In a national magazine that features writing on cultural and politi...
Solutions for Chapter 13: Politics
Full solutions for The Language of Composition: Reading, Writing, Rhetoric | 2nd Edition
an excess of government receipts over government spending
goods that are excludable but not rival in consumption
the reduction of risk achieved by replacing a single risk with a large number of smaller, unrelated risks
the quantity supplied and the quantity demanded at the equilibrium price
federal funds rate
the interest rate at which banks make overnight loans to one another
the setting of the level of government spending and taxation by government policymakers
a curve that shows consumption bundles that give the consumer the same level of satisfaction
the process by which workers find appropriate jobs given their tastes and skills
law of demand
the claim that, other things being equal, the quantity demanded of a good falls when the price of the good rises
law of supply and demand
the claim that the price of any good adjusts to bring the quantity supplied and the quantity demanded for that good into balance
an economy that allocates resources through the decentralized decisions of many firms and households as they interact in markets for goods and services
the study of how households and firms make decisions and how they interact in markets
the stock of equipment and structures that are used to produce goods and services
production possibilities frontier
a graph that shows the combinations of output that the economy can possibly produce given the available factors of production and the available production technology
the ability of an individual to own and exercise control over scarce resources
the amount of a good that sellers are willing and able to sell
the resources wasted when inflation encourages people to reduce their money holdings
a situation in which quantity demanded is greater than quantity supplied
the organized withdrawal of labor from a firm by a union
two goods for which an increase in the price of one leads to an increase in the demand for the other