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Answered a Question in Voltaire
Voltaire was a universal critic. A reader with a thorough understanding of the historical context of Candide would be hard pressed to find an institution, a philosophy, or a political movement that...
Answered a Question in Macbeth
The poem and the Macbeth soliloquy from which Frost took its title, both explore the fleeting nature of human life. When Macbeth makes this speech at the end of the tragedy, he has lost all of his...
Answered a Question in Romeo and Juliet
The most obvious device is allusion, as the lines are making reference to Cupid and Diana, Cupid is the well-known flying god who shoots arrows that cause people to fall in love. Diana, on the...
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