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Answered a Question in The Cay
Phillip is an American, temporarily living on Curacao during World War II. American attitudes about race at that time included treating people of color, such as Timothy, as inferior. Timothy's...
Answered a Question in Animal Farm
This "commandment" is the corrupt pigs' distortion of the original principles of Animalism, formed after the initial overthrow of Mr. Jones. Because the pigs educated themselves, they became...
Answered a Question in Guide to Literary Terms
akannan's answer begins with a good explanation of personal pronouns and their function. Also, it is correct to say that this, that, these, and those are demonstrative pronouns. By definition,...
Answered a Question in Bud, Not Buddy
The answer to this lies in the novel's setting. The story takes place during the Great Depression of the 1930's when many Americans were unemployed. In the Midwest, where Bud lives, poverty was...
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