Answered a Question in Stealing Buddha's Dinner
Stealing Buddha's Dinner by Bich Minh Nguyen is a memoir in which the author recounts her childhood growing up as a...
Answered a Question in Our Declaration
In Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality, Danielle Allen analyzes the...
Answered a Question in A Step Toward Falling
A Step Toward Falling by Cammie McGovern is a novel told from the point of view of two main female protagonists: Emily and...
Answered a Question in Aké
Aké: The Years of Childhood is a memoir in which Wole Soyinka tells the story of his childhood in Nigeria. This memoir is...
Answered a Question in Redefining Realness
Redefining Realness is a memoir by Janet Mock, in which she tells the story of growing up as a black transgender woman and...
Answered a Question in The Eagle
"The Eagle" is a short, six-line poem that is rich with descriptive imagery of the natural world. This poem provides a vivid image of...
Answered a Question in Pedagogy of the Oppressed
In Paulo Freire's view, the banking model is an oppressive and one-sided model of education, whereas the problem-posing method...
Answered a Question in There Will Come Soft Rains
In Bradbury's story "There Will Come Soft Rains," the house continues its activity even when the family members have died and no one...
Answered a Question in bell hooks
bell hooks's book Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black is a collection of essays in which hooks explores themes of...
Answered a Question in The Color Purple
The epistolary form is a literary device in which a story is told through the use of letters and notes, rather than direct first- or...