Waterland Questions and Answers

Waterland

As the story begins, the main character, Tom Crick, is remembering childhood in eastern England. His thoughts return to the present, and we learn that he has lost his job teaching history because...

Latest answer posted March 21, 2008 2:22 am UTC

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I have included some links below to the enotes study guide section on this novel which will give you more information, but basically, the Atkinson family is shown to be one of the families that...

Latest answer posted January 5, 2012 9:05 pm UTC

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What is of key interest when we think of the narrator in this brilliant novel is the way in which he delves into his family history and narrates it to us as a means of understanding his existence...

Latest answer posted January 6, 2012 3:20 pm UTC

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Irony appears in Waterland primarily as an illustration of the long-term affects of the events Tom describes in his history lessons, specifically his relationship to his wife, Mary. Tom's reaction...

Latest answer posted August 23, 2018 9:40 pm UTC

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Phlegm is the thick substance in your throat when you have a cold or wake up in the morning with a congested throat. You get that substance out by coughing or clearing your throat, and that...

Latest answer posted July 9, 2012 11:31 am UTC

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So, if I understand correctly, you are looking for words that are used in a way that is different from their dictionary definition -- is that correct? If that is the case, let me offer you a few...

Latest answer posted December 26, 2009 4:34 am UTC

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