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Answered a Question in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
While Huck and Tom are sneaking away from Huck's house, they are nearly caught by Miss Watson's slave, Jim. When they are running through the garden, Huck trips and wakes up Jim, but Huck and Tom...
Answered a Question in Frankenstein
The novel Frankenstein begins with the preface that describes Victor as following the monster on an iceberg somewhere close to the North Pole. However, the majority of the story takes place in...
Answered a Question in Cry, the Beloved Country
In this novel, the destruction of tribal life creates a large problem in South America. The tight tribal communities, the loss of respect for the chief, and the lost traditions and rituals are...
Answered a Question in Invisible Man
What a great book! I hope you enjoyed it, too. As far as "boomeranging" in this novel, Ellison describes the world moving as a boomerang, instead of moving forward like an arrow. Our individual...
Answered a Question in The Rocking-Horse Winner
D.H. Lawrence uses many themes in this story, one being the relationship between a mother and her son. Lawrence's interest in writing about a mother-son relationship comes from his own personal...
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