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Answered a Question in Things Fall Apart
The outcasts, as their status implies, have no place of acceptance or community in the Ibolands. They become interested in converting to Christianity early on in the story, when they hear how other...
Answered a Question in Literature
In her essay "By Any Other Name," Santha Rama Rau references Shakespeare’s famous lines "What's in a name? That which we call a rose / By any other name would smell as sweet." In other words, no...
Answered a Question in The Most Dangerous Game
General Zaroff and Rainsford are both avid hunters, but they differ in one vital principle: the value of human life. When Rainsford falls off of a yacht and ends up on Zaroff’s island, Zaroff is at...
Answered a Question in The Pearl
Kino knows of many songs from his people, but the song most prevalent in the first section of "The Pearl" is the Song of the Family. The songs in the story are not necessarily music as it is...
Answered a Question in Langston Hughes
Nancy Lee retains her sense of pride because of Miss O’Shay’s words to her after it is revealed that she was declined the Art Club scholarship. Miss O’Shay is “indignant” that the offer is...
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