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Answered a Question in Island of the Blue Dolphins
Karana discovers two birds and their babies and sets about domesticating them. She puts them in a cage and keeps them as companions, and when they get too big for the cage, she clips their wings so...
Answered a Question in Sonnet 130
Sonnet 130 doesn't present or discuss a traditional conflict; rather, it satirizes typical romantic poetry of the time, specifically the kind that used hyperbolic language to describe a subject's...
Answered a Question in The Great Gatsby
Tom and Jordan interact directly with each other very rarely throughout the novel. Jordan and Daisy are good friends and have been since they were young. (The reader even meets them at the same...
Answered a Question in Fences
Troy's behavior is a direct cause of suffering for his wife, Rose, and his son Cory. In a less direct way, Troy also causes suffering on the part of his son Lyons and Troy's brother, Gabriel. Troy...
Answered a Question in To Kill a Mockingbird
The night Miss Maudie's house burns down, Atticus wakes up Jem and Scout and leads them outside, both in case the fire spreads and because the neighborhood is gathering to try to help, saving what...
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