The Bottle Imp Questions and Answers

The Bottle Imp

It seems to me that the main idea or theme is implied rather than stated in specific terms. That idea or theme has to do with important truths about life, and the magic bottle itself, which is...

Latest answer posted September 19, 2012 3:00 pm UTC

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The Bottle Imp

Although "The Bottle Imp" is quite long and intricately plotted by the standards of short stories, neither Keawe nor Kokua is particularly complex. The story is told in the manner of a fairytale,...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2020 4:03 pm UTC

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The Bottle Imp

In the short story 'The Bottle Imp' by Robert Louis Stevenson, the author shows several characters who are in needy circumstances and who could use the help of a magical imp to get them out of a...

Latest answer posted August 10, 2013 7:25 am UTC

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The Bottle Imp

When Keawe discovers the bottle imp, he is of course confused by the way in which the man that has such a treasure could look so unhappy. As he chats to the man about the bottle imp, the man tells...

Latest answer posted April 5, 2011 8:27 pm UTC

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The Bottle Imp

The climax of this excellent tale to my mind comes when Keawe feels he has finally sold on the bottle imp only to discover that his wife has actually bought it off him and will face eternal...

Latest answer posted April 5, 2011 8:33 pm UTC

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The Bottle Imp

The chief similarity is that young men come into possession of an object with fantastic magical powers. In both cases they have a possession that enables them to have anything in the world they...

Latest answer posted May 6, 2012 10:31 pm UTC

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