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Answered a Question in History
Daniel Webster was an American politician active in the mid-1800s. He served as a member of the House of Representatives, a senator, and secretary of state. In 1850, he was serving as a senator...
Answered a Question in Guide to Literary Terms
All writing is either poetry or prose. Prose is the far more common form of writing, the form we encounter most in our daily lives. It is characterized by a straightforward and structured nature....
Answered a Question in Still I Rise
In Maya Angelou's "Still I Rise," these three phrases are used to illustrate how the narrator behaves despite injustices and setbacks she has faced. The theme of the poem is staying confident in...
Answered a Question in Hamlet
There are multiple plots and schemes at work in Hamlet, arguably the most important being Claudius's successful plot to kill the king, Hamlet's father, and marry Gertrude, Hamlet's mother. It is...
Answered a Question in Fahrenheit 451
In the world of Fahrenheit 451, technology, and television in particular, has become a constant distraction from and replacement for personal relationships or intimacy between people. Technology...
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