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Answered a Question in Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper
The first character, of course, is Sam Patch himself. Sam Patch grew up in an impoverished town in Rhode Island. His fate, as an uneducated boy born into poverty, would be to work in a mill....
Answered a Question in Japanese Tales
Yamato Takeru, a legendary prince, was known for his bravery and his ingenuity when it came to defeating his enemies. The prince was banished by his father, the emperor, after Yamato Takeru killed...
Answered a Question in The Joy Luck Club
As a child, An-Mei lived with her grandmother, Popo. An-Mei's mother was not welcome in the home because she had married a man who already had other wives. An-Mei's mother had tried before to...
Answered a Question in Night
Throughout the novel, Elie struggles to retain his humanity in the face of nearly insurmountable hardship. His outlook on life, faith, and humanity completely changes as he describes the horrors of...
Answered a Question in Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi does a number of good things in the story. As the main protagonist, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi proves himself to be an altruistic hero. For example, after he is rescued by the family,...
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