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The Nickel Boys

Several metaphors (similes, actually) are used in the first chapter, each of which serve to show Elwood as sensitive, imaginative, and a bit naïve. For example, at the beginning of the chapter, the...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2020, 3:10 pm (UTC)

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The Nickel Boys

Colson Whitehead's The Nickel Boys is told is third person point of view, which allows for expanded understanding of the various characters within the novel, specifically both Elwood Curtis and...

Latest answer posted April 24, 2020, 8:20 pm (UTC)

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The Nickel Boys

In The Nickel Boys, Elwood Curtis ultimately pays the total sacrifice of his life. Leading up to Elwood’s murder, author Colson Whitehead establishes a sequence of losses that increasingly have a...

Latest answer posted January 7, 2021, 6:34 am (UTC)

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The Nickel Boys

The Nickel Boys is a 2019 novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead. The novel is largely set in a brutal Florida reform school, and there are several major themes that he deals...

Latest answer posted April 8, 2020, 1:41 am (UTC)

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The Nickel Boys

The Nickel Boys is a novel that was published in 2019 and written by Colson Whitehead. The book follows the story of Elwood, a black boy living in Tallahassee during the formation of the civil...

Latest answer posted April 10, 2020, 7:01 pm (UTC)

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