Answered a Question in American Gods
The major psychological impact of the second half of American Gods is on Shadow, the protagonist.
In the second half...
Answered a Question in History
Dependency theory, a concept rooted in the work of Paul A. Baran, is the idea that resources come to a "core" of wealthy states from a...
Answered a Question in American Imperialism
Nationalism is essential to imperialism, and imperialism is a natural partner of nationalism.
Nationalism is a patriotic pride...
Answered a Question in Lyddie
Chapter 16 of Lyddie—titled "Fever"—is not even quite five pages long, but it contains an enormous amount of information that...
Answered a Question in The Graveyard Book
The ghouls are the most nefarious beings Bod comes across in the graveyard. The ghouls are ugly, dirty, and completely self...
Answered a Question in The Hate U Give
Starr gets several different reactions from people when they discover she witnessed Khalil's death.
People around her...
Answered a Question in A Long Walk to Water
A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park is rife with conflicts. Essentially every classic conflict structure is represented,...
Answered a Question in Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
Loyalty and friendship are constant themes throughout all of Rick Riordan's mythology-based books, starting with The Lightning...
Answered a Question in The Book Thief
In The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, Liesel Meminger, the protagonist, has a complex relationship with Frau Ilsa Hermann....
Answered a Question in Holes
The primary themes of Holes are justice, friendship, and integrity.
When Stanley is...
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