Answered a Question in Amy Tan
The purpose of Fish Cheeks by Amy Tan is to teach people not to be ashamed of their true heritage; it is who they are inside...
Answered a Question in 1984
The image of a boot stamping on the human face forever is an appropriate image of the anti-utopia established in Orwell's...
Answered a Question in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Deborah Lacks was the fourth child of Henrietta Lacks, and Davon Meade was her grandson (making him Henrietta's great-grandson)....
Answered a Question in The Joy Luck Club
There are many similarities and differences between the marriages of Rose Hsu Jordan and Lena St. Clair.
Both women are caught...
Answered a Question in Lord of the Flies
There are several problems with Piggy and Ralph's plan to build the fire on the beach. This decision essentially symbolizes the boys’...
Answered a Question in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
There are two distinct "uniforms" in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. The Nazi officers wear official Officers uniforms to...
Answered a Question in Dorothy Allison
Dorothy Allison uses humour to represent and discuss her experiences with sexual identity and prejudice in many of her published...
Answered a Question in Speak
Analogy is a comparison between one thing and another, usually for the purpose of explanation or clarification. For example, using an...