Francine Prose Questions and Answers

Francine Prose

By beginning her essay “I Know Why the Caged Bird Cannot Read” with very strong and judgmental language, Francine Prose surely wanted to appear as impassioned, honest, forthright, concerned,...

Latest answer posted September 16, 2011 4:37 pm UTC

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Francine Prose

In “I Know Why the Caged Bird Cannot Read,” writer and scholar Francine Prose makes a sustained argument against the current state of literature education in the United States. At present, she...

Latest answer posted December 12, 2019 8:34 pm UTC

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Francine Prose

As she moves toward the end of her essay “I Know Why the Caged Bird Cannot Read,” Francine Prose asks a number of rhetorical questions. Here are several examples of such questions: Why not...

Latest answer posted September 16, 2011 5:26 pm UTC

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Francine Prose

In setting up the premise of her essay—that today’s high school English classes are largely flawed in both material and teaching method—Prose aims to connect these two issues to her conclusion that...

Latest answer posted October 10, 2017 6:31 pm UTC

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