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describe the different roles each person has in the society.

In terms of men, there are the Commanders, the leaders of the community and the only people who are allowed to read now. There are also the Angels, young men who serve as soldiers and guards. We learn that Commanders' Wives,...

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what are some literary elements used in Shirley Jackson's Charles?

The primary literary element Shirley Jackson uses in "Charles" is irony. All of the outrageous misbehavior that Laurie attributes to Charles is actually his own transgression, as his parents discover at the end of the story. A...

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What is the effect of the singsong rhythm and almost always perfect rhymes?

The singsong rhythm and rhyme scheme of William Blake's "The Chimney Sweeper" contrast with the dark subject matter. The rhythm of the poem give readers the impression that they are reading something like a children's story or...

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