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Answered a Question in Romeo and Juliet
The balcony scene is an extended exploration of character; Romeo and Juliet are in love with each other by this point, but their love is based on looks alone. Every reference each has made to the...
Answered a Question in The Color Purple
Studying Alice Walker's early life reveals her attitudes toward men, particularly abusive, insensitive men such as Albert. Walker has said in interviews that Celie initially expresses her awe of...
Answered a Question in The Scarlet Ibis
Several clues in the story point to the Southern United States as this story's setting: references to the local agrarian society, comments about local boys fighting in France, American birds and...