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  • Annie John
    You have a well-written, engaging, and thoughtful essay here, Camille! I added some suggestions in blue font (you'll need to take out) and edited the rest of the document. You should be ready to...

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    Henry V takes place against the backdrop of The Hundred Years' War, which, as the name suggests, was a long, drawn-out conflict—a particularly brutal one at that—between England and France. The...

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  • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
    Since Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing is a work of fiction, there is little we can learn directly from reading the story. We should not assume that any of the characters act as a mouthpiece for the...

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  • Literature
    Link, like a lot of Southern white children at the time, was raised by a black nanny. In his case, it was Nana Healey. Nana is a kind, caring, considerate lady who takes very good care of Link. He...

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  • Literature
    Imagist poetry is rather distinct from Symbolist poetry. The former developed in England and the United States at the beginning of the twentieth century as an alternative to Romantic and...

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  • Slam
    Nick Hornby's novel Slam centers around a teenage boy named Sam and the many connections in his life to teenage pregnancy. On his sixteenth birthday, Sam's girlfriend Alicia tells him she might be...

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  • Annie John
    For most of her life, Annie's identity has been intimately bound up with the extraordinarily relationship she has with her mother. When she hits puberty and their relationship breaks down, she has...

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  • Annie John
    Annie's relationship with her mother is arguably the most important relationship in the book. At the start of the story, Annie is as close to her mom as any child could be. The whole world revolves...

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  • The Giver
    1. Jonas's training will alienate him from his friends and family since he will not be allowed to discuss it with them. He will be afraid that he might mistakenly do or say something that he is not...

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  • Fahrenheit 451
    At the end of part two, Montag leaves Faber's house and travels home to find Mildred and her friends watching the parlor wall televisions. Montag, who is furious with society, attempts to shock the...

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  • Tuck Everlasting
    Basically, the man in the yellow suit plans to sell the water to the highest bidder. In exchange for returning Winnie Foster to her home, the man in the yellow suit will become the sole owner of...

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  • Everyday Use
    Dee (Wangero) makes her comment in the context of a conversation about what to do with quilts that were made from "pieces of dresses [that] Grandma used to wear." Their mother has promised the...

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  • "I Have a Dream" speech
    There are many examples of repetition in Martin Luther King Junior's "I Have a Dream" speech. The repetition serves as emphasis. Since the speech was given orally, the repetition also helps the...

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  • Once Upon a Time
    Although Nadine Gordimer was a famous writer-activist from South Africa, she chose to make this particular story "color-blind." Essentially, she chose to omit the race of the family she wrote...

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  • The Lonely Londoners
    Henry Oliver—Galahad—is the character who best represents loneliness in The Lonely Londoners. His experiences create more isolation with every unmet expectation and the resulting loneliness is...

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  • The Things They Carried
    The baby buffalo scene is likely more disturbing because the animal is defenseless against the onslaught of Rat Kiley's bullets. The text tells us that, unlike Curt Lemon, the baby buffalo does not...

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  • "The Four Freedoms"
    Here Roosevelt makes a case for US involvement in WWII, which as of yet had been confined to, yet rapidly spreading, throughout Europe and beyond. He makes the case that the US, in the largest...

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  • Animal Farm
    In chapter 7, Napoleon calls an assembly to begin his purge and orders his dogs to immediately attack four defenseless pigs. The dogs drag the pigs by their ears in front of Napoleon before three...

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  • The Monkey's Paw
    Paragraph six of "The Monkey's Paw" helps to illuminate the impulsive nature of Mr. White. While Mr. White plays chess with his son, he tries to divert Herbert's attention away from the board...

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  • Animal Farm
    After Snowball is driven from the farm he is used as a scapegoat for every conceivable ill. Napoleon's dictatorship becomes ever more repressive and there are growing food shortages thanks to his...

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  • Ozymandias
    The main idea of this poem is that all tyrants are eventually defeated and reduced to nothing. Although Ozymandias thought he was a great and terrifying monarch, ruling over a mighty kingdom, all...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    In chapter 11, Jem loses his temper after Mrs. Dubose makes several derogatory comments about his father, and he ends up destroying her camellia bush. As a punishment, Atticus forces Jem to read to...

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  • Boule de Suif
    Your question asks whether someone who comes from a humble background and lives within the parameters of a lower social class could live satisfied or content regardless of this limitation. It also...

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  • To Room Nineteen
    Initially, there seems little to suggest that either Susan or Matthew are prepared to challenge society's norms in any way. Why should they? On the surface, they appear to have it all: a happy...

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  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
    Frederick Douglass's Narrative is one of the best known slave narratives. New England abolitionists, particularly William Lloyd Garrison, the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator,...

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  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
    Most slaves in the U.S. during Frederick Douglass's time were never taught to read or write. Their owners would not allow it, and in some places it was illegal. Being able to read meant it would be...

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  • Once Upon a Time
    The cat becomes a symbol and supports the theme of Fear as the real enemy of Man. For once the husband and his wife install on their walls the jagged wire with serrated blades [referred to as...

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  • The Sign of Four
    Sherlock Holmes is the iconic detective who inhabits The Sign of Four and many other works by Arthur Conan Doyle. He is brilliant but socially awkward and eccentric. Some recent writers have...

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  • Literature
    In this story, we see how the narrator's health rather rapidly declines as a result of her husband's (who is a doctor) treatment of her mental illness. He essentially confines her in a house that...

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  • Literature
    The "meaning" of the play, according to the definition of the term "meaning" in literature, would be, in the words of Professor Jon Lye, In the conventions, traditions, cultural codes which have...

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  • Literature
    Arguably, one of the biggest symbols in the play A Doll's House is the season where the play is set. It is near the end of the year. Christmas and New Year's Eve are in the horizon. The weather is...

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  • Literature
    Irony plays a significant role in A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen. There are several instances of dramatic irony, an example of irony often used in plays because it enables the audience to know...

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  • Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
    In Joyce Carol Oat's "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?," Arnold seems to have some kind of hypnotic control over Connie. It is not so much that he does something purposeful as if literally...

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  • As You Like It
    The short answer is the physical kind. Touchstone, the court jester, is a cynical old so-and-so who does not have much time for the courtly, romantic variety of love displayed so fervently by...

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  • I Am J
    It is likely that after J takes his testosterone shots and undergoes surgery, his problems would be solved. The main cause of his frustration is people misidentifying him as a girl, including his...

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  • The Awakening
    To create a literary three by three for The Awakening by Kate Chopin, one must first consider the essence of each part of the novel. The beginning establishes Edna Pontellier as a bored wife and...

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  • Literature
    There are a number of themes in Oliver Twist but here are two of the most important: The evils of the workhouse system—Workhouses were established in early nineteenth century Britain as a means...

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  • As You Like It
    In Act 1, Orlando and Rosalind meet at a wrestling match. After watching Orlando defeat a formidable opponent, Rosalind is impressed and congratulates the young man; she even gives him a chain to...

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  • As You Like It
    The character of Rosalind has become something of a favorite with successive generations of feminists. She is warm, intelligent, high-spirited, and she completely dominates the stage. Moreover, she...

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  • Sister Outsider
    Audre Lorde views difference as a positive force for social change in Sister Outsider. Lorde discusses difference most strikingly in "Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference." She...

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  • Sister Outsider
    Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde seeks to convince readers that discrimination and exclusion in American society are pervasive and negative; she goes on to suggest that inclusion and acceptance of...

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  • Sister Outsider
    Audre Lorde herself is the primary character in Sister Outsider, which is a collection of speeches and essays she wrote in the 1970s and 1980s. While other people appear—mostly in anecdotes or...

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  • Sister Outsider
    The themes of Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde include oppression, discrimination, and acceptance of difference. She explores these issues from her perspective as a feminist scholar, a lesbian, a...

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  • Sister Outsider
    Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde is a collection of speeches and essays that Lorde wrote from 1976 to 1984. The essays are informed by Lorde's identity as a black woman who is also a parent, lesbian,...

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  • The Wife of Bath's Tale
    "The Wife of Bath" is a story within the greater work of The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. Chaucer was an educated court cleric in London and lived between 1345 and 1400. His collection of...

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  • Mariana
    The poem "Mariana" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson in essence is a poem about isolation. It describes a woman, the poem's namesake, who feels cut off from modern society, and this lack of connection to...

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  • An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
    At the beginning of Ambrose Bierce's "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," Peyton Fahrquhar is about to be hanged. At the end of the book, he has died on the noose. The entire process takes minutes...

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  • Othello
    Iago states in act 1, scene 1 that he is jealous Othello made Cassio his lieutenant. Iago believes he has had more battle experience and is therefore better qualified for the position than Cassio....

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  • Ode to a Nightingale
    As with all Keats's odes, the Ode To A Nightingale explores the relationship between a number of antitheses: art and life; the immanent and the transcendent; and the permanent and the mutable....

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  • The Ways of White Folks
    There is a wide variety of settings for these stories by Langston Hughes,and each deals with interactions between black and white people in the early 20th century. Cora Unashamed takes place in...

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