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Help with math and Jane Eyre!

  1. Oct 6, 2005 #1
    long story to explain here.

    First of all, I am VERY interested in math and concerned about my math. When you said "why dont you take extra math?" well I did JUST that last year. Well guess what though? After I did extra, I couldn't finish it because I had problems, and remember, this school was a charter school. The teachers dont have to be qualified in their jobs! For example, my teacher now isnt a teacher at all, he has a degree in computers! He told me what bandwidth is though! If someone needs help with their math problem, who do they turn to? NO ONE. They are screwed, unless a student offers to help them

    Lately, I've been working my ass of trying to help the other people there, trying to remember what little I remember to teach them. It's pathetic I have to do this.

    I did it for credits at my last school, and got a B+ in tutoring, back when I rememred math.

    I did take extra math in my last charter school, but the teacher couldnt help me because she didnt have time! So I got no where. I couldnt finish it. But I managed to get all my classes done, so I didnt have to take math again. Now, I they WONT LET ME take math again, because they say I dont need it!

    Also, I was in special ed english. I have EXTREME problems with english comprehenstion! it is my fear of all fears, my weak area! They are supposedt o modify it or something! Plus to boot, it says in there that they did DIDNT COPY THE ORGINIAL STORY, they said they left alot of it out, to confuse you and MAKE YOU use context clues and literal devices and ask what, who, why, when, how on each thing! Plus, it uses lots of hard words, its in england, and i have to do 15+ of these same lessons, each one is 46 pages long!!

    It takes me 3 days to do each lesson, and theres 30 of them. I have to read other novels as well! It's hell I tell you!

    I need help here..

    PS: the other ones ive read are Lilliput and this guy in the 1600's who mets people 6 inches tall! Crazy! It was in england too! At least it was somewhat interesting. He put on their fire with his urine! Dont know if youve read it?

    by the way, this program is called ASL. most of them only take a month or so to finish, this one is going to take me years! by far the worst!
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  3. Oct 6, 2005 #2
    OH yeah

    and I have to graduate before december

    I have 2 more classes to do, excluding the english one
  4. Oct 6, 2005 #3


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    Okay, deep breath. :smile: Have you read Jane Eyre yet? Do you have specific problems with any of the assignments?
  5. Oct 6, 2005 #4
    The story is in a computer program at school called ASL. Most of the story was leftout from its orginial so they only give you bits and pieces of the story. I have trouble with comprehensin and this is what is confusing me.
  6. Oct 6, 2005 #5
    Everyone, this is what I mean when I say they leave out alot of the orginial story and only put in bits and pieces, (Is this how it starts in the orginial story in the book?)

    There was no possibility of taking a walk that day. We had been wandering, indeed, in the leafless shrubbery an hour in the morning; but since dinner (Mrs. Reed, when there was no company, dined early) the cold winter wind had brought with it clouds so sombre, and a rain so penetrating, that further out-door exercise was now out of the question.

    'that way', which day? This doesnt make any sense. It seems like there was a sentence before this..
  7. Oct 6, 2005 #6
    "Boh! Madam Mope!" cried the voice of John Reed; then he paused: he found the room apparently empty.

    "Where the dickens is she!" he continued. "Lizzy! Georgy! (calling to his sisters) Jane is not here: tell mama she is run out into the rain -- bad animal!"

    bad animal?! and what is "boh"?
  8. Oct 7, 2005 #7


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    Here's the entire story: http://www.online-literature.com/brontec/janeeyre/
    It's searchable. :smile:
    I haven't read or looked at the book. I'll look at it tomorrow. Here's how you can go about answering some of your questions. I'd guess that Boh! is either a person's name or an interjection (like Hey!). If it's someone's name, it would probably appear more than once in the book. So search the book (using the above link) for boh. Or you can look in the character list at http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/janeeyre/characters.html. It doesn't appear anywhere else in the book.
    So search for the other guess at http://www.onelook.com/ Sure enough:
    So we both learned something. :smile:

    that day is the day that the narrator is telling you about. It's just some day in the past or future (I imagine, in the past).

    I don't know what's going on in the story - what do you think bad animal means?
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2005
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