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The Columbian Exposition was a World’s Fair held in honor of the 400th Anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s exploration of America. Held in Chicago in 1893 on the shore of Lake Michigan, this...
Answered a Question in The Cay
The Cay is a tale of growth, change, and survival. It tells the story of Phillip Enright, a young boy and Timothy, an older, Caribbean sailor who are forced to survive after their ship is sunk...
Answered a Question in The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
The novel The Story of Edgar Sawtelle tells the tragic tale of a boy named Edgar who cannot speak. Edgar’s life descends quickly into chaos when his father is mysteriously murdered. Soon, Edgar is...
Answered a Question in Mariana
The poem "Mariana," written by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, tells the tale of a girl named Mariana who feels isolated, lonely, and despondent. Throughout the course of the poem it becomes evident that...
Answered a Question in Hatchet
In Chapter 2 of Hatchet, Brian is faced with a critical decision as a result of the pilot's heart attack: he must find a way to land the plane. Remembering what he has learned about planes in the...