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Answered a Question in The Raven
Edgar Allan Poe creates suspense in his poem "The Raven" through the implementation of several poetic devices. Repetition: While repetition is frequently used by poets to emphasize a phrase or...
Answered a Question in Claudia Rankine
Claudia Rankine's book Citizen: An American Lyric is in essence a collection of prose and poetry that tackles the current state of race relations in the United States and beyond. Ultimately, it...
Answered a Question in Fahrenheit 451
Technology dominates the futuristic society portrayed by Ray Bradbury in Fahrenheit 451, and we see many of the impacts it has on humanity throughout the novel. One of the primary examples is the...
Answered a Question in The Fall of the House of Usher
The narrator in Edgar Allan Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher" is presented initially to the reader as a very rational man. As with most of Poe's narrators, he speaks with an elevated diction...
Answered a Question in Mariana
The poem "Mariana" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson in essence is a poem about isolation. It describes a woman, the poem's namesake, who feels cut off from modern society, and this lack of connection to...
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