Astronomer's Wife

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Astronomer's Wife

"Astronomer's Wife" has a few prevalent themes, but its message about marriage seems to be the most powerful. I think the author is trying to convey how glamor and intellect don't always mean...

Latest answer posted February 25, 2020, 10:38 pm (UTC)

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Astronomer's Wife

A woman’s sense of her inferior position in her marriage, and her resulting disappointment, is an important theme of the story “Astronomer’s Wife.” Mr. Ames is cold and unemotional. Immersed in his...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2018, 9:31 pm (UTC)

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Astronomer's Wife

A point of view, or the narrative voice, of a text can fall into one of three typical categories: first person, third person omniscient, or third person limited. First person is written using the...

Latest answer posted October 19, 2013, 6:55 pm (UTC)

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