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Answered a Question in A Rose for Emily
Narrative structure is always important, particularly when we consider how it impacts our reading. The structure of a sentence, the choice of a word, the ordering of a paragraph can all influence...
Answered a Question in Never Let Me Go
For one, consider that the faculty and staff at Hailsham are asking the same question you are: What should the children know? What's ethical for them to know? What's right? You might look...
Answered a Question in Pride and Prejudice
"Foreshadowing" refers to details in the story that suggest the possible outcome, that there is more story to come. Foreshadowing can take the form of a word, a phrase, or broader hints. In chapter...
Answered a Question in The Lottery
Are you asking why Shirley Jackson chose to portray the traditions that she does in "The Lottery"? If so, know that Jackson herself gave different answers at different times as to its inspiration....
Answered a Question in A Good Man Is Hard to Find
A major theme of "Revelation" is Mrs. Turpin's misguided view of the world. She views everyone as part of a hierarchy, and from her perspective, nearly everyone is lower than herself and her...
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