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  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
    Chapter 4: At Flourish and BlottsEveryone gets a book list from Hogwarts, and Ron has a letter from Hermione suggesting they meet in Diagon Alley. Ron’s older brother Percy – a Hogwart’s...

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  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
    Chapter 3 – The BurrowRon and his brothers Fred and George are hovering outside Harry’s window in an enchanted old car. This doesn’t violate the no underage magic rule, since Ron’s Dad is...

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  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
    Chapter 2 – Dobby’s WarningOn the bed is a small, excitable creature with large, bat-like ears, a long thin nose and bulging big green eyes – the eyes Harry’d seen in the hedge. Named...

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  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
    Chapter 1 – The Worst BirthdayThe second Harry Potter book begins at the Dursleys – Harry’s Uncle Vernon, Aunt Petunia and Cousin Dudley. Harry, who is “home” for the summer holidays,...

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  • The Minister's Black Veil
    The Minister's Back Veil is a parable or allegory because is contains a moral message. When Hooper first puts on the black veil, everyone expects it just to be a prop for his sermon. The subject...

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  • Ode on a Grecian Urn
    Stanza 4 of the poem describes another scene on the Grecian Urn. It is a scene where people are on their way to present a heifer [cow] as a sacrifice to one of their Gods. A priest leads the animal...

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  • Twilight
    Edward brings Bella to play baseball with his family, but in order to get to the clearing where the family will play, Edward must run there with Bella on his back. Bella had a bad experience...

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  • Anthem
    Another allusion in the novel Anthem is seen with Liberty, the girl Equality finds in the woods upon his escape from the society. He first meets Liberty as she is spreading seeds in a field while...

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  • Lord of the Flies
    Naturalistic writers believe that man is often controlled by forces he cannot control. This is very evident in the novel. First, the boys are forced by a world war to board a plane which is...

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  • Blackberrying
    In the room provided, I can at least cover a couple techniques to get you started.1. Personification, which is giving inanimate objects human-like qualities and actions. The sea wind...

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  • Fahrenheit 451
    All factors seem to indicate that most everyone IS miserable. Take Mildred's friends for example. They chat about t.v. shows and how awful children are. Then Montag comes in and quotes...

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  • Fahrenheit 451
    For me there are a couple key passages. The first is where Beatty comes to visit Montag at his home, and explains to him the history of how their society became the way it is. This is...

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  • Fahrenheit 451
    One can infer that the type of government is some form of totalitarianism. It is one in which the people seem to have little contact and no control. It's purpose, besides sustaining itself, seems...

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  • The Great Gatsby
    In Chapter 5, Gatsby knows that Nick does not make a lot of money so he offers to set Nick up "in business". Gatsby says the business wouldn't take much time but Nick "“might pick up a nice bit...

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  • Of Mice and Men
    I ain't got no people. I seen the guys that go around on ranches alone. They don't have no fun. After a long time they get mean....'Course Lennies...a nuisance most of the time, but you get used...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    Chapter Seventeen: The Man with Two FacesInstead of seeing Snape in the next room, Harry is surprised to find Professor Quirrell who reveals himself as the villain. It was Quirrell, not Snape,...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    Chapter Sixteen: Through the TrapdoorThe students take their exams. Just as Harry thinks that Hagrid would never tell anyone how to get past Fluffy, he gets a panicked look on his face and goes...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    Chapter Fifteen: The Forbidden ForestCornered by McGonagall, Harry and Hermione allow her to believe that they lied to both Neville and Malfoy about the dragon. Everyone gets detention in...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    Chapter Fourteen: Norbert the Norwegian RidgebackFluffy seems to be keeping the Sorcerer’s Stone safe as Hermione nags the boys about exams approaching. Hagrid, who is hiding something behind...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    Chapter Thirteen: Nicholas FlamelStill unable to find any information on the elusive Nicholas Flamel, Harry Potter begins to focus on his Quidditch practice. Griffindor hopes to overtake Slytherin...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    Chapter Twelve: The Mirror of ErisedTaunts from both Malfoy and Snape cause Harry and Ron to agree upon hatred of Slytherin. Christmas is approaching, so Hermione thinks the three should spend...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    It's Harry's first Quidditch match against Slytherin. He tries to prepare by reading a book Hermione had gotten from the library, but Snape takes the book away saying that the books aren't...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    A package arrives for Harry. It's a Nimbus 2000, and a note telling him to meet Oliver Wood, the captain of the Gryffindor Quidditch team. When Harry meets Oliver, the captain explains the game...

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  • East of Eden
    Adam is preoccupied with the future and creating his version of Eden on his new land. He has hired a houseman, Lee Chong, to help with the day-to-day duties. Cathy is waiting for her pregnancy to...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    Harry finds out that they will be learning to fly on broomsticks, but that Slytherin (and more importantly Draco) will be learning with them. At the lesson, Neville has an accident, and when Prof....

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    The next day everyone is talking about Harry Potter. He’s famous among the students, and it makes it hard for Harry to adjust to the new school. He gets on the wrong side of the caretaker, Filch,...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    A stern woman named Professor McGonagall meets the children at the door, and leads them to a large room. She explains that they are about to have a sorting ceremony to determine whether they will...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    Harry is to report to platform nine and three quarters at King’s Cross station. His uncle dumps him between platforms 9 and 10, where Harry watches a family of children vanish. The mother of the...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    Chapter Five: Diagon AlleyAfter Harry gets his first newspaper delivered by owl, Hagrid and Harry set off for the mainland via boat that Hagrid propels with magic. Harry learns that their first...

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  • Two Kinds
    Jingmei's mother tells her daughter at the beginning of the story that "Of course, you can be a prodigy, too," my mother told me when I was nine. "You can be best anything. . . ." She tells...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    Chapter Four: The Keeper of the KeysThe knock is heard again at midnight on Harry’s eleventh birthday. Uncle Vernon takes up his gun while a huge man with shaggy black hair knocks down the...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    Chapter Three: The Letters from No OneHarry has been banished to his cupboard under the stairs until summer. Harry feels as lonely as ever and focuses on his only ray of hope: secondary school...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    Chapter Two: The Vanishing Glass Ten years have passed, and Dudley Dursley has been spoiled rotten by his parents while Harry Potter has been forced to sleep in "the cupboard under the...

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    Chapter One: The Boy Who LivedThe Dursleys lived at number four, Privet Drive, and were happy to say that they were a very "normal" family with one son named Dudley. It was Mrs....

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  • Beowulf
    All three of the monster's exemplify evil in the story. Both Grendel and his mother are described as descendants of Cain, the first murderer depicted in the Bible. This associates both of them with...

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  • The Scarlet Ibis
    This question has been previously asked. Please see the link below, and thank you for using eNotes.

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  • East of Eden
    Chapter 14 diverges from the narrative for a remembrance from Steinbeck about his mother, Olive Hamilton. None of the Hamilton daughters “were destined to become work-destroyed farm girls.”...

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  • East of Eden
    Chapter 13 continues on with Steinbeck’s reflections about the nature of man. His summations are encapsulated in this statement: “And this I believe: that the free, exploring mind of the...

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  • East of Eden
    Chapter 12 begins Part Two of the epic. In the opening chapter, Steinbeck takes a break from the saga of the Hamiltons and the Trasks to reflect on the changes that have occurred in the nation and...

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  • Social Sciences
    The study of Ethnography of Communication includes adescription and analysis of speech habits, situational contexts, and cultural norms used in producing and evaluating speech. It identifies the...

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  • East of Eden
    It is a quiet day in the Trask home. Charles hears a noise and assumes it’s a cat. The noise persists. Charles flings open the door to chase the pest away. He is stunned by the discovery of...

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  • East of Eden
    The narrative returns to Adam and Charles, who continue to live alone and increasingly, are getting on one another’s nerves. Adam does not have the drive to work hard on the farm, especially now...

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  • Lord of the Flies
    Golding gives us the answer to this one just after Piggy has been killed by Roger. Presently the tribe returned noisily to the neck where Roger joined them. The Chief spoke to him angrily. 'Why...

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  • Health
    Any change in the skin, including rashes and spots, can be classified as general skin problems. There are rare skin diseases as well as the very common conditions that most people experience during...

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  • The Frogs
    The title can be interpreted lots of ways. First, frogs are amphibians. They can live in both water and land, and they are adaptable, like humans. They are fun to watch, and create laughs....

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  • Science
    Electricity leaves the power plant through high power transmission lines on tall towers. On its way to houses, electricity voltage decreases, so transformers are needed for stepping up its power....

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  • The Masque of the Red Death
    The red death in the story "The Masque of the Red Death" is probably a reference to tuberculosis, a disease that claimed Poe's mother. It is marked by coughing up quantities of blood as...

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  • The Colored Museum
    The world premiere of this play was at The Crossroads Theatre on March 26, 1986. The cast included the following actors: Arnold Bankston, Olivia Virgil Harper, Robert Jason, Myra Taylor, Vickilyn...

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  • History
    The Declaration of Independence was not only notice served to the King of England that his colonies were no longer, it embodied principles of governance that had been philosophically debated during...

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  • William Shakespeare
    Enotes has quite an extensive library pertaining to Shakespeare. Start at the link below to read a summary and a list of characters as a means of introduction, and go from there to find literary...

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