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  • Grunt
    In Grunt, Mary Roach discusses the WIAMan or Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin. This is a project that was developed in the Army Research Laboratory. The person leading the development team is...

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  • Grunt
    Annette LaFleur is one of the people Mary Roach interviews in Grunt, her book about the world of military science. LaFleur is a fashion designer for the US Army and designs many of the uniforms...

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  • Religion
    The Canaanites were the civilization that pre-dated the early Israelites in the area that is now Israel, Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan. The Canaanites were a polytheistic people who worshipped many...

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  • The Lost Boy
    Dave Pelzer’s memoir The Lost Boy tells the story of the author's escape from a horrifically abusive home and his subsequent experiences in foster care. While the impact young David’s...

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  • The Orchid Thief
    The Orchid Thief follows the legal battles of John Laroche, an orchid breeder who is arrested for stealing rare ghost orchids from the Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve in Florida. Susan Orlean, a...

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  • The Orchid Thief
    Money is a major theme in The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean. When she goes to investigate an unusual arrest involving a plant dealer and three Seminole tribe members, Orlean inadvertently stumbles...

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  • The Orchid Thief
    Susan Orlean is the author of The Orchid Thief. At the time, Orlean was working for The New Yorker as a writer. Orlean was intrigued when she heard that a white man and three Seminole tribe members...

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  • Religion
    As the previous answer suggests, we have to take religious belief seriously when answering questions like this. In other words, we have no reason to believe that many Israelites did not earnestly...

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  • milk and honey
    In her debut poetry collection milk and honey, Rupi Kaur explores themes of abuse and trauma, survival, healing, sex, love, heartbreak, and gender dynamics. All of these themes can be found...

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  • Hillbilly Elegy
    In Hillbilly Elegy, Vance identifies the move to a rural area as a major turning point in his life. When his mother moved the family away from Middletown, young Vance was separated from his...

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  • William Cowper
    In "Crazy Kate," Cowper uses personification to express the vicissitudes of fate to which Kate has been subjected. For example, in the beginning of the poem, he writes of a person who "better days...

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  • Hillbilly Elegy
    Family is a major theme in Hillbilly Elegy. J.D. Vance’s memoir follows the lives of his family members as they struggle to come out ahead in Appalachia. Holding his own family up as an example...

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  • Hillbilly Elegy
    J.D. Vance (born James Donald Bowman) is the author of Hillbilly Elegy. In his memoir, Vance discusses multiple generations of his family, beginning with his grandparents (Papaw and Mamaw)....

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  • Bel Canto
    On pages 56–57 in my edition, the prisoners are in a state of transition, and the Russian Fyodorov lights a cigarette. Finally, Messner the translator returns. I would suggest focusing on three...

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  • Literature
    One of the social issues in Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress is the attempt by governments to force their people to believe certain ideologies by banning any work that opposes this...

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  • milk and honey
    milk and honey is the debut poetry collection by Canadian poet Rupi Kaur. Most of the poems are short, and many of them are accompanied by one of Kaur’s ink drawings. Kaur doesn’t use...

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  • milk and honey
    milk and honey is Canadian poet and artist Rupi Kaur’s bestselling debut collection of poetry. The poems in milk and honey are largely about healing from abuse, trauma, and heartbreak from the...

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  • The Laugher
    "The Laugher" is narrated by a man that is a professional laugher. Over the course of the short story, he informs readers about his job. The narrator spends some time early in the story telling...

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  • Literature
    In the novel, the border between the United States and Mexico is not just a border but a wall. Referred to as "el otro lado," or the other side, the border divides families forever. It separates...

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  • Mary Rowlandson
    If you choose to write about The Journal of Madame Knight, you might want to mention that Sarah Kemble Knight's writing is lively and personable. While describing the travails she encounters...

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  • Literature
    Holden Caulfield in The Catcher in the Rye and Esther Greenwood in The Bell Jar are both miserable in the midst of academic privilege and material wealth. Esther Greenwood says at the beginning of...

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  • Literature
    One of the main themes in the novel Across a Hundred Mountains by Reyna Grande is the strength of family ties. Juana's father, Apá, travels across the Mexican–U.S. border to "el otro lado," or...

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  • Death of a Salesman
    If you were to use the scene in Act II in which Willy Loman talks to Howard about Dave Singleman, Willy's ideal of the successful salesman and the man he hoped to be like, it might be best to have...

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  • Civil Rights
    Reeb was a Unitarian Universalist minister who was beaten to death in Selma, Alabama in 1965 for his for his support of Martin Luther King's efforts to organize a march from Selma to Montgomery....

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  • Death of a Salesman
    I would say that Death of a Salesman's most important theme is to be true to yourself and work to develop what you are good at and drawn to, rather than trying to get rich quickly. Willy Loman buys...

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  • Literature
    "Puerto Rican Obituary" is the obituary speech that the speaker might have given for the five Puerto Rican people he gives only first names—"Juan/Miguel/Milagros/Olga/Manuel"—in the poem. He...

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  • Literature
    I believe that this question is asking about Juana from John Steinbeck's novel The Pearl. Juana is Kino's wife. One thing to note about Juana is that she is both physically and emotionally...

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  • Culture
    On the surface, there may seem to be sharp and distinct social differences between the United States and Algeria. The lives of Algerian people are generally defined by the rules of Islam. The...

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  • William Bradford
    In the first chapter Of Plymouth Plantation, entitled "The Separatist Interpretation of the Reformation in England, 1550-1607," Bradford writes about the conditions which convinced the Pilgrims to...

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  • The Pedestrian
    Based on the wording of the question, it seems like explanations need to be provided for the statements that fit with Leonard Mead. Of the four statements, I feel that "feels trapped" is the only...

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  • The Pedestrian
    Based on the wording of the question, it seems that the answer only needs to explain the items that do apply to "The Pedestrian." Totalitarian government: This applies to the story. The...

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  • The Giver
    Jonas, the protagonist of The Giver, feels trapped in his community because the community does not allow him to be close to people and imposes unfair and brutal laws (such as the impending release,...

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  • The Giver
    I would like to argue that "society is closely monitored" in The Giver more than just "somewhat" and that Jonas's society does have "highly developed technology." The citizens in The Giver are...

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  • The New Jim Crow
    In The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander points out that the freed slaves were not able to automatically exercise their new legal rights. Former slave owners and prejudiced politicians were...

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  • The New Jim Crow
    In The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander looks at several laws and court cases to analyze the ways in which the United States legal system disadvantages African Americans. Alexander identifies...

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  • The New Jim Crow
    In the The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander traces the history of race in the United States from the days of slavery to modern times. Alexander’s thesis is that we are currently living in a new...

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  • Americanah
    One of the most important themes of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah is Americanization. When the novel's protagonist, Ifemelu, returns to her home country of Nigeria after spending years in...

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  • Dark Money
    Jane Mayer begins Dark Money by considering the early years of the billionaires—and their companies—who dominate conservative politics today. She documents the rise of Fred C. Koch’s...

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  • Dark Money
    Dark Money charts the rise of the Koch family, beginning with Fred Koch, who started building Koch Industries in the 1930s and 40s when he developed a more efficient system for extracting gasoline...

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  • Dark Money
    In Dark Money, investigative journalist Jane Mayer digs deep into the story of campaign finance in America. Her 2016 exposé works to undermine the popular belief that increasingly powerful...

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  • Americanah
    Curt and Blaine are American men with whom the main character, Ifemelu, has significant relationships in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel Americanah. Curt is the well-to-do cousin of Ifemelu’s...

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  • The Giver
    Both the societies of The Giver and that of "The Pedestrian" exert great control over their citizens. 1.Totalitarian government In the world of The Giver, everything is controlled—the weather,...

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  • Americanah
    In Part Two of her novel Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie introduces Obinze's perspective and begins to tell Ifemelu's life story. The section begins in Lagos, Nigeria, where Ifemelu’s...

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  • Law and Politics
    The story about the siting of Pocatello's womens prison reinforces the principles of pluralism and elitism. The author makes the point that politics, rather than rationality, is the main driver of...

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  • eNotes Help
    A communications strategy is designed to convey your organization's objectives and goals clearly to all stakeholders. The communication strategy usually begins with a statement of purpose--in other...

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  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
    The comically tragic play-within-a-play in A Midsummer Night's Dream is presented as a condensed form of the important themes and ideas of Shakespeare's play itself. Further, the bumbling...

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  • Law and Politics
    A logic model generally contains the following four elements: the inputs for a program: what will make it work, including money, personnel, etc. activities: which activities, such as training, are...

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  • Homegoing
    In the novel Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi (of which you can read a full summary in the eNotes study guide), Esi Asara is born in Asanteland in what is now the Republic of Ghana. After a comfortable...

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  • Homegoing
    Family is one of the central themes of Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing. (To read more about the themes of Homegoing, check out the eNotes study guide.) The novel follows the stories of two families...

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  • Homegoing
    Yaa Gyasi chronicles the lives of several of Effia Otcher’s descendants in her novel Homegoing. (You can read an in-depth discussion of the characters in Homegoing, including Effia's descendants,...

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