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Answered a Question in Iphigenia in Tauris
As the play opens, Iphigenia introduces herself. She is the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, and she is offered as a sacrifice by her father so that his ships could set sail in spite of the...
Answered a Question in The Source of Self-Regard
It is a bit difficult to write a summary of Toni Morrison’s The Source of Self-Regard because it is a varied collection of works, spanning decades in the author’s life. In spite of this, the...
Answered a Question in Childe Harold's Pilgrimage
For a quick technical breakdown, it’s a narrative poem comprising four cantos—the word for sections of a long poem—and is written from the point-of-view of a childe, meaning “young knight in...
Answered a Question in The Shot
While reading this story, pay attention to the descriptions of its central character’s personal values, revealed through his words and actions as described by others. Since we are never allowed...
Answered a Question in Sinclair Ross
The opening sentence of Sinclair Ross’s short story "The Painted Door" quickly make clear to the reader the remoteness of the farm on which John and his wife live. Straight across the hills it was...
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