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What is the main theme in the short story "The Stolen Party" by Liliana Heker?

The overriding theme of the story is the death of innocence. In this particular case, Rosaura's loses her innocence as a result of Señora Ines's blatant social snobbery. Rosaura has gone to the...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2020 9:17 am UTC

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What is "The Stolen Party" story about?

The story is about a young girl named Rosaura who has been invited to the party of a wealthy classmate. Her mother does not want her to go because she will not fit in at a rich person’s party....

Latest answer posted March 28, 2012 1:32 am UTC

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In the story “Stolen Party” the monkey represents the unattainable upper class. Rosaura’s mother tells her that if she believes in the monkey, she’ll believe anything. Symbolically, her mother is...

Latest answer posted March 28, 2012 1:39 am UTC

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In "The Stolen Party" by Liliana Heker, what do you think the author means by the phrase "an infinitely delicate...

The infinitely delicate balance at that moment is the balance between Rosaura's persona at the party and the fact that she's the daughter of the housekeeper. When Señora Ines holds out the money to...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2018 7:00 pm UTC

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What are the symbols of the short story "The Stolen Party" by Liliana Heker?

Below, I provide further information about the monkey and the magician as symbols in the story. The text tells us that the magician calls the monkey his "partner." During shows, the magician...

Latest answer posted September 18, 2018 9:52 pm UTC

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In "The Stolen Party" by Liliana Heker, consider the story's title. In what ways is the party "stolen"?

Additionally, the party has possibly stolen Rosaura's faith in human nature and her trust that there is such a thing as impartiality in life. In the story, Rosaura is excited when she is invited to...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2016 3:35 pm UTC

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In "The Stolen Party", by Liliana Heker,why does Señora Ines leave her hand outstretched at the end of the story?...

In "The Stolen Party", by Liliana Heker, Sefiora Ines leaves her hand outstretched at the end of the story. Ines is trying to hand Rosaura, thinking that Ines is about to hand her a bracelet and a...

Latest answer posted September 12, 2011 9:56 am UTC

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In the short stories, "The Storyteller" by Saki and "The Stolen Party" by Lilian Heker, how do the authors treat the...

The conflict of "man versus man" entails that the main character will undergo an obstacle or challenge that is caused by a secondary or minor character. The main character, as a result, is rendered...

Latest answer posted December 17, 2012 12:26 am UTC

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What is the mood of “The Stolen Party” by Liliana Heker?

The story has a general mood of sadness. It is sad to see Rosaura’s dreams crushed at the end of the story, when she does not receive a present, like the other children who attend Luciana’s party....

Latest answer posted November 24, 2017 2:13 pm UTC

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Describe the authors' use of conflict in the short stories "The Storyteller" by Saki and "The Stolen Party" by...

"The Storyteller" by Saki represents two versions of reality: a traditional, old-fashioned view of the world as represented by the Aunt's story to the children, and then a much more cynical but...

Latest answer posted December 16, 2012 7:17 am UTC

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In "The Stolen Party" by Liliana Heker, how do expectations related to one's gender affect the characters' actions?...

In the story, gender-related expectations seem to affect the actions of some characters. For example, the magician chooses to call upon a boy to participate in one of his tricks. When the boy...

Latest answer posted February 1, 2017 4:02 pm UTC

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