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Answered a Question in Animal Farm
Snowball, in the allegory of Animal Farm, corresponds to Leon Trotsky. As Trotsky had helped seed the ideology and command the army of the Russian Revolution, Snowball helps to spread the ideas of...
Answered a Question in Beowulf
In Beowulf, youth and age are not treated very differently from the way we treat them in the contemporary West. Youth is a time of learning, characterized by seeking adventure and having to prove...
Answered a Question in Hamlet
Hamlet has lost faith in humanity at the point when he meets Ophelia in this scene. His uncle has allegedly murdered his father. His mother has married his uncle. His old friends have come,...
Answered a Question in General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales
Very few of the characters Chaucer describes are given a favorable portrait. Most are either corrupt, deceitful, or phony. The Miller is one of the most vividly described of the middle-class...
Answered a Question in Catch-22
Keep in mind that any novel, story, play, or poem can have numerous thematic ideas working, and at one time, a reader can see several developing in tandem. With that in mind, I will offer an answer...
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