Answered a Question in Letter from Birmingham City Jail
King employs multiple strategies to communicate his argument in "Letter from Birmingham Jail." However, one particular approach stands...
Answered a Question in Don Quixote
Don Quixote is certainly both tragedy and comedy, though both classifications share important characteristics. Think of the old...
Answered a Question in The Whitsun Weddings
Like most Larkin pieces, there's a lot going on here. Let's start with a quick summary of the action and the conceit. Larkin has been...
Answered a Question in The Catcher in the Rye
Holden never expresses specific regret about leaving Pencey. Holden tends to despise people and places that don't suit his disposition...
Answered a Question in Death in the Afternoon
There are personal anecdotes galore in Chapter 1 of Death in the Afternoon. It is essentially an introduction that elaborates...
Answered a Question in Tuesdays With Morrie
In Tuesdays with Morrie, Mitch and his younger brother, Peter, are not as different as they might seem. Sure, the explicit...
Answered a Question in Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
Schlosser closes with Kenny's story to emphasize the disloyalty and ruthlessness of the meat-packing industry. This is a man who has...