Bret Harte Questions and Answers

Bret Harte

It looks like you are asking about the difference between how the camps are described in the stories. If we refer to the texts, Twain describes Angel's Camp as "an ancient mining camp." Meanwhile,...

Latest answer posted July 11, 2018 3:32 pm UTC

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Bret Harte

Harte's classic short story "The Luck of the Roaring Camp" contains several assumptions about nature. Some of them are about gender. It is an assumption about what it means to be male or female...

Latest answer posted February 14, 2016 4:48 am UTC

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Bret Harte

"To euchre" is a verb meaning to cheat or swindle. So you might hear someone say that they'd been "euchred" out of several thousand dollars by a con artist, for example. Euchre is also the name of...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2018 10:46 am UTC

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