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  • History
    Wolverine was a popular 1980s antihero, as he reflected the anti-government sentiment of the era. According to Wright, 1980s anti-government sentiment resulted from the Watergate scandal and the...

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  • History
    The Knights Templar, also known long ago as “The Poor Knights of Christ and the Temple of Solomon," were a quasi-military group formed in the early 12th century by the Christian side early in the...

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  • The Scarlet Ibis
    The waltz of the brother and Aunt Nicey foreshadows the future of the brother. After Doodle demonstrates that he can walk, the family rejoices in Doodle's success, and Aunt Nicey dances with the...

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  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    Tom Sawyer and Huck's discovery of a trunk filled with gold coins in a cave after witnessing events in a cemetery and a haunted house in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer are alluded to in the opening...

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  • Social Sciences
    If we use the Oxford English Dictionary's definition of capitalism: "An economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather...

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  • Freak the Mighty
    In order to analyze sentence length in certain chapters of Freak the Mighty, the young adult novel Rodman Philbrick published in 1993, we have to understand key elements of the story itself. And we...

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  • History
    Zinn and Johnson's books raise the fundamental issue of whether one's political ideology can have an overriding view on the depiction of historical events. Zinn was a self-professed leftist and...

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  • History
    I will answer the first question, as you have asked three distinct questions. The Market Revolution impacted American society and the American economy in several ways. With the invention of the...

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  • Bud, Not Buddy
    Bud's suitcase symbolizes his transient lifestyle as he travels from Flint, Michigan to Grand Rapids in search of his father, as well as everything that Bud considers important in life. Bud carries...

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  • An Astrologer's Day
    "An Astrologer's Day," the titular story of a collection R.K. Narayan published in 1947, begins with an explanation of the astrologer's daily schedule. This is the first line of the story:...

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  • The Merchant of Venice
    Portia is a good role model for adolescent girls because she values her deceased father's wishes while also being independent and ingenious in her thinking, in a way that protects herself and...

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  • Literature
    Some themes that are established in chapter 1 of Achebe's Things Fall Apart are: the relationship between the tribes and traditions and their ancestors; and the emphasis on masculinity...

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  • Social Sciences
    You may be referring to ideologies such as capitalism and communism. Capitalism has changed significantly since its conception in the late 1700s with Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations. For...

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  • History
    The Silla Dynasty (57 BC–935 AD) in ancient Korea was arguably one of the longest lasting dynasties on earth. In ancient Korea, the Silla kingdom (along with the Baekje and Goguryeo kingdom)...

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  • Chains
    The answer to this question is going to change depending on each reader's opinion of Isabel and the ending of Chains. Throughout the novel, Isabel works extremely hard to make sure that she and...

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  • Republic
    1. The allegory of the cave presents the idea that, to people who have spent their entire lives in a "cave" or restricted environment watching images projected on a wall as if they are real, it is...

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  • The Grand Inquisitor
    In The Brothers Karamazov, Ivan Fyodorovich is a profoundly troubled young man. He is extraordinarily sensitive, someone who feels the weight of the world on his shoulders. He has an acute sense of...

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  • The Duchess of Malfi
    In the first case, when Bosola tries to capture the Duchess, he's wearing a mask. This is a sign that he's simply carrying out Ferdinand's orders. He personally has come to admire the Duchess for...

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  • Ulysses
    There is a fundamental tension throughout the poem between Ulysses's continuing taste for adventure and exploration, and a desire to face up to his old age and mortality. Ulysses (or Odysseus as he...

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  • Math
    Hello! We know the formula `sin(u + v) = sin(u)cos(v) + cos(u)sin(v),` but it is not enough because we a given only `sin(u)` and `cos(v),` but neither `cos(u)` nor `sin(v).` But we can find them...

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  • A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again
    David Foster Wallace's "A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again," the title essay in his 1997 collection of the same name, is a critique of mainstream American culture and the concept of...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Boo Radley wrestles Bob's knife out of his hands and ends up killing him. In chapter 28, Bob Ewell attacks Jem and Scout as they are walking home from Maycomb's Halloween festival. During the...

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  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
    How is Theseus controlling? To begin with, he kidnaps Hippolyta, his bride-to-be, after defeating her people, the Amazons, and uses force to get her to agree to marry him. As he puts it in act 1,...

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  • Truman Capote
    The central conflict in the Truman Capote short story "A Jug of Silver" is between Mr. Marshall, the narrator's uncle, and a man named Rufus McPherson. Mr. Marshall owns the small town of...

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  • History
    John C. Calhoun gave a speech in which he stated that slavery is good. Whether this speech was effective for the time depends on one’s viewpoint. From a southern point of view, this was a good...

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  • An Honest Thief
    The stealing of the narrator's coat is an example of foreshadowing as it gives us a preview of what to expect later in the story. The master of the house has had his coat stolen from his own front...

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  • The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
    Brick (also known as Jamie) is one of the central characters in Heidi W. Durrow's 2010 novel The Girl Who Fell From the Sky. There's a lot to talk about with respect to his character and the social...

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  • History
    The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 was tied to the Compromise of 1850. It made helping a slave escape to freedom in the North illegal and gave federal agents permission to help return slaves to their...

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  • Literature
    While exploring her new home, a rambling old house with small apartments, Coraline finds a little door in the living room—a door unlike any other in the house, as it is locked. At first, when...

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  • The Hunt for Red October
    In the late author Tom Clancy’s first novel, The Hunt for Red October, the assistance rendered to the Russians by the United States is important because avoiding a nuclear war is of paramount...

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  • Rights of Man
    Thomas Paine saw America as a battleground in which to fight for his political philosophy—namely, that all men (yes, he was a chauvinist, like most writers of his time) were born with certain...

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  • Essay Lab
    The best way to approach this essay is to define the key components of Paine's characterization of America. How does he describe the United States in Rights of Man, published in 1791? The next part...

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  • John Donne
    Donne's "Satire 3" is a characteristically learned and witty meditation on the subject of religion. Religious matters were hugely important in Donne's day, and the question of which religion to...

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  • History
    In his first inaugural address, President Franklin D. Roosevelt believed the main problem with the United States was the actions of bankers and investment brokers. He refers to these people as...

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  • Notes of a Native Son
    James Baldwin (1924-1987) was an important American writer and critic who tackled issues of race, sexuality, and social inequality in his novels and essays. Born into a large, poor family in...

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  • The Fat Girl
    "The Fat Girl" is a short story by a master of the form, Andre Dubus. The title refers to the protagonist, Louise, and the story covers her experiences from childhood through adulthood. It's worth...

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  • Don Juan
    Unfinished at the time of his death in 1824 and hailed by some scholars as his greatest work, Byron’s “Don Juan” is a lengthy satirical epic wherein no colleague of Byron—Southey,...

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  • Jane Eyre
    Gateshead is the grand house where Jane lives in the beginning of the novel as a poor dependent with her Aunt Reed and three cousins, Georgiana, Eliza, and John. Her aunt is incapable of loving her...

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  • The Great Gatsby
    By killing off Jay Gatsby, Fitzgerald makes an important point about the American Dream—specifically, that a dream cannot survive in the harsh world of the 1920s. Remember that the novel is...

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  • Number the Stars
    The climax of Lois Lowry's novel Number the Stars features the story's heroine, Annemarie, making the delivery of a package to her uncle. However, it might be helpful to provide a bit of...

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  • Charles Dickens
    Dickens uses lots of metaphors in this story. To find some examples, take a look at stave 1. First of all, Dickens uses a metaphor when describing Scrooge's character to the reader. Specifically,...

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  • History
    Douglass was absolutely correct in his prediction, which is not surprising given that he was an early advocate of equality for women, attending, for example, the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848....

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  • The Road Not Taken
    One thing that Robert Frost does to avoid using the word "road" over and over again throughout this poem is to use pronouns instead of "road." For example, line five is as follows: To where it...

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  • Mary Oliver
    "Mushrooms" by Mary Oliver reflects on how mushrooms grow and the different forms they take. The first ten lines describe how mushrooms grow. The lines read, Rain, and thenthe cool pursedlips of...

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  • Judith Wright
    "Remittance Man" tells the story of a once wealthy English aristocrat who casts away his fortune and finds his freedom as an emigrant rambler in the Australian outback. He becomes a rolling stone,...

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  • Reference
    Jim and Della are very poor, and they live in a run-down, shabby apartment. But their marriage is incredibly strong, based as it is on a deep mutual love. Christmas is coming, and so Jim and Della...

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  • Hamlet
    In his famous "To be, or not to be?" soliloquy from act 3, scene 1, Hamlet begins by discussing all of the reasons why it might be easier to simply take his life, but then he says, "To die, to...

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  • History
    The rock-and-roll fans who gravitated toward Elvis Presley were white. So were most of the Beats. However, the teenagers who consumed rock were otherwise mainstream. They were "bobbysoxers"—the...

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  • A Visit to Grandmother
    Charles simply says to Chig that they might as well drop in on his mother as well as his brother. He says it so casually, it all seems so sudden. And the fact that the proposed visit wasn't in...

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  • Once Upon a Time
    Nadine Gordimer's short story "Once Upon a Time" has two distinct story pieces. The first part of the story is about a woman that is asked to write a children's story, but she politely declines....

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