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Answered a Question in The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games is a dystopian fiction that revolves around the character Katniss Everdeen. The story takes place in the nation of Panem, which has a wealthy central capital and twelve outlying...
Answered a Question in History
Thomas Paine wrote a series of essays, or pamphlets, and began publishing them in 1776. This pamphlet series was known as The American Crisis. Thomas Paine, a politician and scholar, knew that the...
Answered a Question in The Outsiders
Cherry, or Sheri Valance, is a character in the novel The Outsiders. She is a Soc girl from the west side of town, where the rich kids live. Cherry meets Ponyboy at the drive-in theater when he...
Answered a Question in Beowulf
Grendel is a monster in Beowulf. He is a cursed individual and is haunted by the singing he hears from the mead hall and the warriors. When he is unable to hear the singing anymore, he attacks...
Answered a Question in The Lady of Shalott
In lines 19–36 of "The Lady of Shallot," how does the author develop the theme that living without love leads to sorrow? The answer to your question would depend on whether you are referring to the...