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    In order to understand the fate of the Jews under the Third Reich, we have to take note of force that was levied upon them. Historical accounts of this time period often depict the Final Solution...

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    Lennie’s mental disabilities and obsession with soft things like mice and rabbits has started to concern George after they had to escape from Weed because of Lennie’s actions. George doesn’t...

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    At first blush, Seamus Heaney's "Blackberry-Picking" seems straightforward. As the title suggests, the poem is a nostalgic remembrance of the subject's youth, which he spent as a boy picking...

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    “I Was in the Darkness” is a very short poem, only five lines, with the final line set off from the rest. Despite the brevity, however, the poem tells a complete story, and a common one. As...

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    The commonality here is the prefix "meta", which means self-referential. But to accurately answer the question, let's further examine these two concepts: Metalepsis is when a figure of speech is...

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    In Chapter 4, things turn awry when Jem pushes Scout too hard as she rolls along in an old tire. Scout ends up being dumped out onto the steps at the Radley Place after she comes to a stop....

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    A skit based on Dahl's The Umbrella Man should be an easy task to accomplish. Based on the premise of the work, theft, a skit could quickly be constructed using a news broadcast scenario. The...

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    One of the reasons Zaroff feels that Rainsford is a worthy opponent is because Rainsford has traveled around the world and hunted in every country. He is considered an expert on the subject of...

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    I am hoping your question is asking about what theme is in literature rather than just the conventional composition theme like a five-paragraph essay. Authors develop themes in their writing to...

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    A. Mark Twain is viewed as a one dimensional person. Incorrect; one-dimensional implies shallow and that there is "not much to him." Mark Twain is known for being complex, from his multiple names...

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    Anne Frank was trapped in very small spaces with her sister, parents, another family, and another man for around two years. She was thirteen years old, which means she was entering adolescence....

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    Countee Cullen faces several obstacles as he tries to reconcile his African ancestry with his American identity. The first is isolation and distance. As the opening line of the poem asks, "What is...

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    Please see the attached links for more interpretations relating to your question. Frost's poem is about lost innocence. The poet says gold, which represents youth, is hard to hold on to. It lasts...

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    After the sniper shoots the man in the armored car, he shoots the woman who indicated his position. In order to get a good aim at the man in the armored car and the woman, the sniper had to...

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    Dr. Johnson's aesthetic or idea of what made poetry good was formed by the standards of the eighteenth century, which valued poetry that imitated other poetry, especially the classical authors of...

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    The tragedy of the Restoration period followed the return of Charles II and the Stuart dynasty after the Interregnum. The period was marked by certain distinct attributes. It marked a clear new...

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    The Golden Age of Islam occurred around the 8th century AD. Historically, it was poetry that was preeminent in Islamic culture. Most prominent was the qasidah--a very long poem that usually tells...

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    When Mrs. Sappleton calls Mr. Nuttel “A most extraordinary man”, she does not mean it as a compliment. In fact, she hardly knows the man. Mr. Nuttel has been told by his doctor that he needs...

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    An inference is an "educated guess" based on the context of what you are studying or reading. For instance, if I told you that I took my little brother to get his learner's permit today, you might...

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    Another way to understand what is meant by context is "setting." The context or setting of the text is determined by the circumstances under which the story/text/speech is taking place, including...

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    Alexander Selkirk was a real person – a hot-headed Scottish privateer who, after an altercation with a young captain, begged to be dropped ashore on an uninhabited island off the coast of Chile....

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    There are several heroes in Greek mythology. Among the most interesting and well known include the demigods Perseus and Theseus. A demigod is half man and half god, meaning his father was a god and...

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    There are many common ways that an author can end a story. If you consider a traditional plot diagram (also known as the plot pyramid or Freytag's pyramid) which consists of the five main parts...

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    In Beloved, the main character, Sethe, an escaped slave, has varying relationships with and reactions to white people. For example, Amy Denver is a white woman who helps Sethe escape and who notes...

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    Odgeroo Noonuccal was a member of the Noonuccal aboriginal people of North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah in the Noonuccal language) in Queensland, Australia. She was born in 1920, and lived most...

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    Motifs and themes are deeply interconnected; however motifs can be understood as a literary device that is deployed in order to build or concretize a particular theme—whereby the theme is the...

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    Since you don't specify a work, I'll speak generally about how words and phrases evoke emotion in an audience. First, know that writers are using appeals to pathos when they attempt to evoke...

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    Setting aside the obvious difference of number of pages, a novel is a full-length portrait of a protagonist and a flushed out portrait of several supporting characters, with a detailed description...

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    A daymare is an attempt to replace the metaphorical use of the word nightmare. A nightmare, is defined as an extremely scary dream experienced in sleep. Most people sleep at night hence the term...

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    I think this is a great idea and I have worked with dual enrollment (high school and college credit) courses in the past. You could mention that college is quite expensive and having more credits...

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    The poem "On Another's Sorrow" by William Blake deals with empathy and compassion for others. This poem tackles an interesting psychological question and answers it through religious content. It...

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    I assume you’re referring to the poem “Young” by Anne Sexton and “Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros. It can be difficult to find any similarities between the narrator of “Eleven” and the...

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    The most common uses of an apostrophe are to denote possession, as "Jim owns a house" would become "Jim's house," and in the merging of words known as contractions that are used for purposes of...

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    Game Changers centers on a young football player named Ben McBain, who is talented and flexible enough to play several positions. He also has a huge drive to win. His hero is former NFL quarterback...

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    Santiago is an old man who has spent many hours on the sea trying to catch enough to make a living. That much time in the sun and sea have taken a toll on his looks. We first learn that, "The...

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    Cecil Jacobs is a classmate of Scout’s, and we see Cecil appear in the novel a couple of times. The first time, Cecil teases Scout about Atticus defending a “nigger” when word gets out that...

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    Robert Frost’s poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” is an example of dramatic monologue. When a poem is written in this manner is also called a persona poem. Robert Frost does not...

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    “Inventing a Horse” by Meghan O’Rourke is an eight stanza poem with no set rhyming pattern. Each stanza is four lines, and the author use enjambment at the end of each stanza. The last line...

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    Literary Criticism and Literary Theory are phrases that have been used interchangeably. But there is a technical difference between the two. Literary Criticism refers to the evaluation of a work....

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    Faber wants to go to St. Louis because he knows a printer there who is sympathetic to Montag and Faber’s cause to spread knowledge found in books. Faber and Montag plan on planting books in...

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    What does one call the voice that tells the audience a fictional story? The short answer is the narrator, but how that narrator functions depends on the point of view of the story. Simply put,...

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    The play "Hamlet" draws heavily on the themes of betrayal and revenge. Hamlet, after encountering the ghost of his father, the former king, becomes entangled in seeking revenge against his uncle,...

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    There are four basic types of conflict. Conflict is what drives the plot of any given piece of literature. One prevalent type of conflict is person vs. person, in which a protagonist goes against...

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    A lot happens to Buck after he leaves Judge Miller's house. I want to make it clear though that Buck did not leave the Miller house by his own choice. Buck loved the Miller family and they loved...

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    Anaphora and asyndeton are both literary (specifically rhetorical) devices that have their origins in greek philosophers. Anaphora etymologically means "to bring back" and is contemporarily used to...

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    As Doyle's first fictional novel, we are introduced here to his very poetic (and often Gaelic) style as we learn about a little town on the coast of Oregon called Neawanaka containing the memorable...

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    The legends of King Arthur have proven to be hugely influential to the British canon. The tales even endure into today, and have inspired countless iterations and reinterpretations of the classic...

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    “The Californian’s Tale” is located in what Mark Twain called “the Stanislau” . The Stanislau is a national forest located in central California. It is located east of San Francisco,...

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    If I were making this into a short film or drawing illustrations to go along with it, there are many different visuals I would create. I would definitely start with a lot of horses running in...

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