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Answered a Question in The Bluest Eye
The title refers to the desire of the central character, an African American girl named Pecola Breedlove, to have the bluest eyes in the world. Of course blue eyes commonly occur in Caucasians...
Answered a Question in The Emperor of Ice-Cream
This poem is commonly interpreted as being spoken by a narrator shocked at how coarse life in the kitchen can coexist in the same house with death (the corpse of an old woman) in the parlor. Then...
Answered a Question in Guns, Germs, and Steel
This passage is included on pp. 53-56. The Moriori of the Chatham Islands were a small isolated population of hunter-gatherers without experience in war or strong leadership and with only simple...
Answered a Question in Arts
This play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama (1998) as well as Outstanding Play in the Drama Desk Awards, Obie for playwrighting, Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play, and Best Play...
Answered a Question in Cinema
The screenplay by George Clooney and Grant Heslov describes characters in the early years of television broadcast journalism. Major characters include journalist and producer Edward R. Murrow...
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