Hilaire Belloc Questions and Answers

Hilaire Belloc

A summary of "Matilda" is more quickly done than the fire that burned Matilda’s Aunt's house down. Matilda lived with her Aunt, who was a firm believer in truth and, in fact, (unsuccessfully)...

Latest answer posted July 10, 2011 7:12 am UTC

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Hilaire Belloc

Belloc's premise is that Napoleon fell because of the same types of qualities that allowed him to rise to power. Napoleon was critical in putting an end to some of the disorder and disunion that...

Latest answer posted June 2, 2019 2:53 pm UTC

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Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire Belloc's The Modern Traveller is a delightful satire in verse, illustrated with hilarious line drawings that provide readers with extra chuckles. An analysis of The Modern Traveller should...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2020 6:07 pm UTC

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Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire Belloc's "Matilda" is a retelling of an ancient story that appears in Aesop's Fables about "the boy who cried wolf." The moral of the story is that those who gain a reputation for lying...

Latest answer posted April 27, 2021 3:41 pm UTC

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Hilaire Belloc

In “The Prophet Lost in the Hills at Evening” by Hilaire Belloc, the reader is given the chance to look inside the mind of someone struggling with connection to God through the imagery of an...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2016 3:12 am UTC

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