Answered a Question in The Sign of the Beaver
In The Sign of the Beaver, the main character, Matt, is visited by a beaver trapper by the name of Ben. Ben, a large and...
Answered a Question in The Wednesday Wars
Holling first refers to his house as "perfect" in the first chapter, "September." According to his father, the house is perfectly in...
Answered a Question in We Real Cool
I'm assuming you mean the poem "We Real Cool" by Gwendolyn Brooks.
The poem itself is quite short, which makes it seem odd to...
Answered a Question in The Westing Game
Alexander McSouthers, also known as "Sandy," is the doorman in the story, but he used to work at the Westing Paper factory. There are...
Answered a Question in A Separate Peace
The quote, "I began to know that each morning reasserted the problems of night before, that sleep suspended all but changed nothing,...
Answered a Question in Literature
"Mother, any distance greater than a single span" is a beautiful poem about a son growing up and away from his mother.
Answered a Question in The City of Ember
Doon is one of the main characters of The City of Ember. He sees there are problems in Ember and wants to help solve the...
Answered a Question in Macbeth
In Act 1, Scene 4 of Macbeth there are several happenings that would be worthy of newspaper headlines.
For example, at...
Answered a Question in An Ancient Gesture
"An Ancient Gesture" by Edna St. Vincent Millay can be thought of as a metaphor.
A metaphor is a comparison between two unlike...
Answered a Question in Seedfolks
When you use words like "connect" and "connector" it sounds like you are participating in a literature circle with several other...