Answered a Question in To Kill a Mockingbird
In addition to the many questions Scout asks throughout the novel cited in the other educator answers, we learn from Jem that "“Scout...
Answered a Question in In Memory of W. B. Yeats
Historically, an elegy was any poem composed of elegiac distichs (couplets) that meditated on a variety of subjects, from death to war...
Answered a Question in Daisy Miller
I'm not sure I would ever describe Daisy Miller as "evil," but she certainly is a character whose behavior often comes across as...
Answered a Question in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
While the previous two answers both offer thesis statements about the way Huck grows in his understanding of morality, I encourage you...
Answered a Question in Quicksand
One of the most compelling themes in Quicksand is the way in which gender (coupled with race) limits Helga's freedom. The men...
Answered a Question in The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Poor Prufrock—all he wants is a woman to love, but he can't muster up the courage to talk one! He's too stuck in his head,...
Answered a Question in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
One of the most significant differences between these two narratives is the writer's approach to his or her audience,...
Answered a Question in A Room of One's Own
In the second paragraph of A Room of One's Own, the speaker in Woolf's essay says to "call [her] Mary Beton, Mary...
Answered a Question in A Streetcar Named Desire
One of the first things we learn about Blanche is that she longs to cling to her image of an innocent, beautiful southern belle. She...
Answered a Question in The Bells
In "The Bells" by Edgar Allan Poe, we hear four types of bells ringing. In the first stanza, we hear silver sleigh bells jingling and...
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