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Symbolism is a literary device in which an author uses objects, words, characters, places, and sometimes even the spoken word to mean something much deeper and more significant beyond its literal...

Latest answer posted July 26, 2015 8:19 am UTC

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One way in which Reese has changed is in his understanding that the world is larger than his own plight. In being able to empathize with and channel his energies towards Icy, his growing...

Latest answer posted September 8, 2013 12:10 pm UTC

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In the book Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers, Reese experience inner conflict. Reese is incarcerated in Progress, a juvenile detention center, for a relatively petty crime. He is intent on redeeming...

Latest answer posted September 15, 2015 12:26 am UTC

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Maurice values his nine-year-old sister Icy. While Maurice has fallen into criminal activity and struggles to see a happy future for himself, his sister represents hope. She is academically...

Latest answer posted March 6, 2015 12:17 am UTC

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For Reese, the events that enable him to derive an understanding of himself are conditions that allow him to see the world as larger than his own. One such event is his work with Mr. Hooft....

Latest answer posted September 13, 2013 11:04 pm UTC

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I think that one can make the case that self- knowledge leads to positive results. As Reese's narrative develops, it becomes clear that knowledge of himself and the reflection that goes along with...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2013 10:44 pm UTC

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