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  • The Call of the Wild
    John Thorton’s partners left him to camp alone the previous December after he froze his feet. Before leaving him behind, his partners ensured that he was comfortable and could fare well on his...

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  • Tuck Everlasting
    The Fosters’ house is the first house on the left of the road that leads into Treegap Village. It is described as a “square solid cottage with a touch-me-not look.” It is surrounded by...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    On the way home from the Halloween festival at school, Jem and Scout are attacked, and Jem, trying to save Scout, has his arm broken. Scout, knocked to the ground and unable to see due to her...

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  • Olive's Ocean
    In the story, the main character is twelve-year-old Martha Boyle. From the text, we can conclude that what Martha most wants in life is to be a famous writer. The events in Martha's life during an...

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  • Wonder
    Jack learns the importance of true friendship through his relationship with Auggie. We learn that he agreed to help Auggie transition to Beecher Prep only after his mom persuaded him that it was...

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  • Lyddie
    Lyddie begins in the year 1843. This places the book during the Industrial Revolution. The Industrial Revolution caused a lot of changes in the world. One of those changes was a redistribution of...

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  • Beka Lamb
    The dispute between them is political, representing the divisions that existed in society at that time. In the story, Belize is still a British colony, a remote outpost of its empire. Granny Ivy,...

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Scout and Jem are on their way to the Halloween pageant at the high school auditorium. As they approach the Radley residence, Cecil Jacobs suddenly jumps out at them, giving Scout and Jem a bit of...

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  • The Swiss Family Robinson
    I cannot confidently say that chapter 30 has any kind of organized plot. A lot of action happens in this chapter, but the result is that the chapter has a "this happened, and then this happened,...

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  • Charlotte's Web
    Avery and Fern have been spending a carefree, fun day at the Zuckermans' farm. They take turns to play on the swing, go picking berries, and eat some of Mrs. Zuckerman's blueberry pie. But Avery is...

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  • One Crazy Summer
    Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern want a television set because they are quite bored with their California vacation, which has not been as entertaining as expected. A television set would help them liven...

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  • Julius Caesar
    Antony is diabolically clever in his speech to the crowd after Caesar's murder. After essentially promising that he will not oppose Brutus and the conspirators, he asks that he be allowed to speak....

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  • Julius Caesar
    As the leader of the audacious plot against Caesar, it is hard to call Cassius "fearful." He is a brave, if also conspiratorial and somewhat cynical, character. Perhaps one instance in the play...

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  • Hamlet
    Throughout the play, Hamlet's tragic flaw is his hesitation and inability to carry out revenge for his father's murder. There are several explanations regarding why Hamlet refuses to act. The first...

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  • Eveline
    Harry is one of Eveline's two brothers. He's a very minor character in the story, and we never actually encounter him at any time. We only know about him through the narrator's description of...

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  • Lord of the Flies
    Empathy is undoubtedly one of Ralph's main characteristics, as well as one of his greatest strengths. His behavior is consistently empathetic towards the other boys throughout the story. For...

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  • United Nations Organization
    Maintaining world peace was one of the reasons the United Nations was first established in the aftermath of World War II. According to the United Nations itself, it does this in several ways:...

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  • History
    There were various factors that might have motivated English settlers to move to Pennsylvania. One factor is that there was religious freedom in Pennsylvania. There were many different religious...

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  • History
    The main goal of the Declaration of Independence was to persuade reluctant colonists that there was no longer any hope of compromise with Britain and that it was therefore necessary for America to...

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  • Sand Rivers
    From what I can see, you are referring to Brian Nicholson. To answer your question, Nicholson was born and raised in Kenya. During his youth, he attended the Prince of Wales School in Nairobi, the...

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  • Flowers for Algernon
    In his progress report dated April 20th, Charlie writes that he “feels sick inside”. He explains that it is the kind of sickness that does not necessarily require a doctor to treat. He says...

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  • Romeo and Juliet
    The feud between the Capulet and Montague families has led to violence in the streets of Verona. In act 1, we learn that three times in the recent past, the street fighting has gotten so bad that...

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  • Science
    As the question implies, there are pros and cons to using stem cells in medicine. As scientists gain more knowledge about stem cells, some of those cons may no longer be an issue. Pro: Using stem...

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  • Lyddie
    Mr. Marsden's actual verbal praise of any character is kept to a minimum in this story. He's not a nice guy. The factory's bottom dollar is most important to him, and making sexual advances on the...

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  • The Man in the Black Suit
    Said to be inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown," Stephen King's 1994 short story published in The New Yorker "The Man in the Black Suit" opens with the narrator, Gary, a man in...

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  • A Doll's House
    Nora herself describes her relationship with Torvald by saying to Torvald that she is "no wife" for him; she is only his "doll" (Act 3). One of the reasons that Nora contends that she is not a wife...

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  • The BFG
    The central theme of The BFG is teamwork. The Big Friendly Giant has lived amongst other giants his whole life. Unlike the other giants, he is extremely against eating human beings. Instead of...

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  • Lamb to the Slaughter
    The main difference between the two ladies lies in the nature of their respective acts of murder. Mrs. Maloney kills her husband in a sudden, unprecedented fit of rage after he tells her he's...

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  • The Magician's Nephew
    In The Magician's Nephew, Queen Jadis's selfish nature is first seen upon meeting and speaking with Digory and Polly. In chapter 4, Digory and Polly happen upon a world where they find a room of...

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  • Science
    In general a process that releases heat can be harnessed to generate electricity. The heat is transferred to water, turning the water to steam. The expansion of water to steam is used to turn a...

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  • The Hunger Games
    At the beginning of The Hunger Games, Katniss's main concern is protecting her sister, Prim. When Prim's name is drawn to compete in the games, Katniss volunteers as tribute. When Katniss is...

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  • Law and Politics
    There are various ways that citizens are involved in the executive branch. One way is that the citizens vote for the president and for the vice president. The votes of the citizens determine which...

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  • 1984
    George Orwell wrote 1984 in 1948. In order to decide which year to set his novel in, he simply reversed the last two digits of his present year. Worlld War II had just ended. Orwell had seen the...

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  • Daniel Defoe
    Slavery is a common theme in Robinson Crusoe. Crusoe himself becomes a slave owner, owning a sugar plantation in Brazil which relies on slave labor for its cultivation. Earlier in the story,...

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  • A Sound of Thunder
    The two candidates for president of the United States in the story are Deutscher and Keith. When the story begins, Eckels and the man behind the desk at the time travel business discuss the recent...

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  • The Pearl
    It looks like you may be referring to the theme of racism in Chapter 1. Chapter 2 does not appear to include any clear examples of racism. In Chapter 1, the theme of racism is demonstrated by the...

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  • Riders to the Sea
    Right from the start of the play, we're aware that the society portrayed is structured along traditional gender lines. The women perform housework; the men are the breadwinners. The world outside...

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  • Black Beauty
    The novel was written "to induce kindness, sympathy, and an understanding treatment of horses" and focuses on the adventures of the horse Black Beauty and the theme of the mistreatment of horses....

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  • O. Henry
    The first title that comes to mind is "Staying Alive." This short story shows how life is based on hope as much as science or medicine. Johnsy has contracted pneumonia. She believes she will die...

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  • Science
    Antony is Caesar’s ally and supporter. After Caesar's assassination, Antony first pretended to shake hands with the senators, saying that all that he asked for was to give a speech at Caesar's...

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  • Julius Caesar
    That is indeed correct. Brutus is trying to justify engaging with the enemy at Philippi, as he believes that it is somehow fated to happen. But he is sorely deluded—just as he was when he allowed...

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  • The Jungle Books
    Nag and Nagaina are two cobras featured in Rudyard Kipling's short story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," which was part of the author's work called The Jungle Book. In this story, the title character is a...

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  • Lyddie
    During the summer, most of the girls at the factory go home. But Lyddie is required to stay and work under the relevant provisions of her contract. Nevertheless, she makes the most of a bad...

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  • O. Henry
    The atmosphere of "After Twenty Years" establishes the mood of mystery and suspense that sets up the story's surprise ending. It is night as the story opens. The cop is on patrol and the weather is...

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  • A Thousand Splendid Suns
    Laila in A Thousand Splendid Suns is parted from her true love, Tariq, and must marry Rasheed to find a legitimate father for her child. However, her marriage to Rasheed is brutal and abusive. In...

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  • Speech to the Virginia Convention
    Because Patrick Henry knows that the majority of the men attending the meeting of the House of Burgesses are inclined to try to keep negotiating with Britain for better terms for the colonies, he...

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  • Treasure Island
    The old seaman calls himself "Captain" but is in fact a man by the name of Billy Bones. It's fair to say that he's quite a character. As soon as enters the Admiral Benbow he starts behaving in a...

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  • The Most Dangerous Game
    In the opening of "The Most Dangerous Game," Rainsford and Whitney are having a conversation about hunting. Whitney remarks, "great sport, hunting," and Rainsford agrees, saying, "best sport in the...

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  • Let the Circle Be Unbroken
    In chapter 8, Cassie feels like crying because the loss of the cotton crop would mean a great loss of income for the Turner family. Mr. Peck's directive means that all of the Turners' hard work...

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  • Shakespeare's Sonnets
    I assume you are referring to Shakespeare's "Fair Youth" sonnets (1–126) with this question. These sonnets were written to an unidentified young man beloved of the poet, and many of them focus...

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