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Liam O'Flaherty

Describe the Republican sniper's ruse to kill the other sniper.

Despite stupidly taking the risk of exposing his concealed rooftop position by smoking a cigarette, the Republican sniper shows readers that he is quite intelligent and can think creatively in a...

Latest answer posted February 1, 2019 9:43 pm UTC

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Liam O'Flaherty

What is an example of in medias res from the short story "The Sniper"?

In medias res refers to an author beginning a work in the middle or at the end of the plot and then flashing back or using another literary devices to relay action that took place before the...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2009 6:06 am UTC

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What is the rising action of "The Sniper" by Liam O'Flaherty?

The rising action of a story typically begins after some inciting incident: an event that initiates the conflict. O'Flaherty provides exposition, or background information, when the narrator...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2019 9:56 pm UTC

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Has there been an opera written about Liam O'Flaherty's book Famine?

After examining the research on Liam O'Flaherty and his novel Famine, it seems there are no theater productions of any kind, including operas, adapted from the book. I am not sure what prompted...

Latest answer posted July 29, 2013 7:59 pm UTC

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Does the Sniper Pay a Heavy Cost? Discussi need some help with the given topic-"describe with close reference to the...

Let's consider for a moment that the word "brother" is not meant in a literal sense. O'Flaherty leaves this ambiguous. Quite possibly the sniper has identified with the man he killed as a "brother"...

Latest answer posted May 26, 2011 11:56 pm UTC

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