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  • History
    Kristallnacht was a seminal moment in Nazi Germany's war against its Jewish population. It provided the pretext for a sweeping range of anti-Semitic laws that drove Jews out of the German economy....

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  • History
    The "Redeemers" were a group of southern Democrats in league with elite conservative forces in the postbellum southern US. They sought to fight against what they perceived as the imposition of...

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  • Antigone
    After death, the soul traveled to the Underworld and was ferried across the river Acheron by Charon (all dead people needed a coin with which to pay the ferryman). Once across the river, they went...

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  • Wuthering Heights
    First of all, you need to establish what a Byronic hero is. Usually, a Byronic hero is defined as a deeply flawed character, isolated from society, a true individual unconstrained by any human laws...

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  • Hamlet
    Gertrude certainly appears to think that Hamlet is insane. She tells Claudius frankly in act 4, scene 1, that he is as mad as the sea and the wind in a storm. Whether Gertrude really does think...

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  • Candide
    Although Candide goes through many terrible experiences that show that all is not to be for the best in the best of all possible worlds, one can nevertheless see evidence of the need for conflict...

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  • History
    In order to choose a good question from this text, we must first appreciate its main points and concerns. The introduction to the linked text is concerned largely with discrepancies between true...

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  • History
    Ayatollah Khomeini begins his treatise with a short introduction. In this introduction, Khomeini argues against the separation of religion and state. He maintains that it is the duty of his...

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  • A Doll's House
    The question asks about Ibsen's use of the set design, and I am interpreting this part of the question as Ibsen's purpose for offering the set directives at the start of Act I of the play. I hope...

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  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    Even though Mark Twain did not carefully plan and structure his novels—indeed, he detested this very quality in writers like Jane Austen—he nonetheless uses parallel scenes to great effect in...

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  • The Long Loneliness
    Dorothy Day: As is natural in an autobiography, Day towers as the protagonist. As she moves from communism to Roman Catholicism, she maintains the character traits that made her who she was: steely...

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  • The Long Loneliness
    Christians must walk the walk: After becoming a Catholic, Day leaves the Communist Party because of irreconcilable differences (for instance, she becomes a pacifist) between the two philosophies....

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  • The Long Loneliness
    In The Long Loneliness, Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker movement, recounts the story of her life. She begins with formative events in her childhood, including her experience of the 1906...

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  • Manchild in the Promised Land
    Here are some quotes from Manchild in the Promised Land: "I was back in the fish-and-chips joint, lying on the floor dying. Only, now I was in more pain than before, and there were dozens of Mamas...

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  • Manchild in the Promised Land
    Manchild in the Promised Land is Claude Brown's semi-autobiographical account of growing up in Harlem in the 1940s and 1950s. He drew from his own life and added some fictional elements in a...

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  • Manchild in the Promised Land
    Here is a list of the main characters in Manchild in the Promised Land: The main character is Sonny (a nickname for Claude), who grows up in Harlem with his religious mother and impatient father....

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  • Manchild in the Promised Land
    One of the themes of Manchild in the Promised Land is the persistence of racism in the urban ghettos of the north after the Great Migration. Sonny (the main character, who is based on Claude Brown)...

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  • Manchild in the Promised Land
    Manchild in the Promised Land is quasi-autobiographical novel by Claude Brown first published in 1965. It focuses on the protagonist's experience growing up in the 1940s and 1950s in Harlem, an...

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  • William Shakespeare
    This scene is relatively short, featuring only Portia, the Prince of Morocco, and their trains, with the majority of the dialogue afforded to the Prince. However, there is significant use of...

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  • History
    Politically, the presidents at the turn of the twentieth century were bound by necessity to support reform movements. Theodore Roosevelt was given the reputation as a strong Progressive during his...

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  • The Lover
    Published in 1984, L'Amant (The Lover) is a novel by the French writer Marguerite Duras. The narrative, which centers around the experience of a 15-year-old French girl who's attending boarding...

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  • Reference
    I think you are asking for examples of poems in all of these genres which are unified by a common theme. In order to find some examples, the easiest thing to do is to consider which themes have...

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  • The Lover
    The Lover is a novel by French writer and filmmaker Marguerite Duras, based at least somewhat on her own life story. It was originally written and published in French, with the title L'Amant. The...

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  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    Huck and Tom are trying to figure out a way to free Jim from his captivity on the Phelps property. Huck comes up with the idea of stealing the key to the shed where Jim is being kept and then...

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  • Science
    This is a massive question with a lot of unknowns about the future of possible climate change solutions. As the question states, the world has done quite a bit to introduce legislation that...

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  • The Lover
    There are several interesting themes worth discussing in Marguerite Duras' 1984 novel L'Amant (The Lover). The story is widely considered to be based on the real-life experiences of its author, who...

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  • The Lover
    Published in 1984, L'Amant (The Lover) is a novel based on the real-life story of its author, French writer Marguerite Duras. Though the protagonist, a 15-year-old girl, a remains unnamed, it's...

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  • The Outsiders
    One of the significant life lessons that Ponyboy learns throughout the novel concerns the fact that the Socs are not the happy-go-lucky teenagers that he initially assumes they are. At the...

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  • The Origins of Totalitarianism
    Before mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is marked by its extreme contempt for facts as such, for in their opinion fact depends entirely on the power of...

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  • Social Sciences
    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was an executive action by President Obama: It was a decision by the president and the executive branch on how to enforce the law, rather than a...

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  • Social Sciences
    In this reading, the author argues that women are forced continually into lying because of their powerless state. The author writes, "We have been depicted as generically whimsical, deceitful,...

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  • Social Sciences
    From a philosophical perspective, one of the most interesting elements of the essay is the author's uniform prohibition against lying. In the history of philosophy, perhaps the strongest case...

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  • Literature
    Both of these poems discuss issues of violence and discord in childhood as seen through the eyes of a child. However, whereas Spender's "My Parents" discusses issues of discord between the Spender...

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  • Barn Burning
    It is Sarty whose actions exemplify the interplay between fear and foresight when individuals make life-altering choices. Sarty is a young boy who is afraid of his father for what his father could...

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  • The Origins of Totalitarianism
    The twentieth century was indisputably the age of totalitarianism. There had always been dictatorships, of course, and despotic regimes of one sort or another. But it wasn't until the twentieth...

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  • The Plot Against America
    Phillip sums up his family's feelings in regard to FDR and Lindbergh. He says, Lindbergh was the first famous living American whom I learned to hate -- just as President Roosevelt was the first...

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  • The Plot Against America
    One way in which we might analyze this novel is in the opportunity it provides Roth, the author, to show what a real hero looks like. Unlike Charles Lindbergh, the handsome aviator who performed...

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  • The Plot Against America
    The main character and narrator of the text is Phillip Roth. He tells the story as a first-person objective narrator, looking back on the events he narrates as an adult. The Roth family lives in...

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  • The Plot Against America
    As in other works of "alternative history," The Plot Against America has at its core the implicit theme that history is not an inevitable process, and that there is no way of being certain...

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  • The Plot Against America
    The Roth family—Herman, the father; Bess, the mother; Sandy, the elder son; and Phillip, the younger son and narrator—lives in Newark, New Jersey. They support FDR's run for a third term as...

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  • Another Country
    Another Country is a novel by James Baldwin that examines the lives of marginalized people, including gay folks, poor folks, and people of color. The novel takes place in Greenwich Village, Harlem...

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  • Another Country
    It would be easy to say the principal theme of Another Country is racial conflict, and understandably, as in all of James Baldwin's writings, this issue does play a central role. Baldwin wrote...

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  • If Beale Street Could Talk

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  • If Beale Street Could Talk
    James Baldwin's excellent If Beale Street Could Talk deals heavily with the themes of racial injustice, hope, and religion. If Beale Street Could Talk often casts a skeptical eye on the hypocrisy...

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  • History of the Peloponnesian War
    Here are some famous quotes from the discussion on ideal polities from the History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides. This is from the Book VI speech of Athenogoras: Are you then reluctant to...

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  • History of the Peloponnesian War
    Thucydides lays out his motives for writing his History in the introduction to the text: Thucydides, an Athenian, wrote the history of the war between the Peloponnesians and the Athenians,...

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  • History of the Peloponnesian War
    Thucydides's History of the Peloponnesian War features a rich array of characters since the book maps out the decades-long armed conflict between the Delian League (led by the Athenians) and the...

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  • History
    Firstly, it is important to remember that since its inception during Reconstruction, the Ku Klux Klan has been a secret organization. This is part of the reason why they wore hoods to shield their...

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  • Literature
    The Myth of the Melting Pot is that when people from different backgrounds or countries arrive or live in the United States, their differences dissolve into the larger American society. However,...

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  • Math
    Inscribed angles are angles inside circles where the vertex is "on the circle", as in the attachment, the angle in red. The green angle is called a central angle.As for solving them, that would...

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