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Answered a Question in The Darling
Olenka is the main character In “The Darling” by Anton Chekhov. Her full name is Olga Semyonovna, and her father is a retired collegiate assessor. She is given the nickname “darling” due to her...
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During the time leading up to the American Revolution, the colonists grew more and more frustrated and angry with the British government for their actions. Parliament enacted legislation on the...
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The fetal period begins the ninth week after conception, which is also the eleventh week if counting by gestational age. It follows the embryonic period, and although there is not a clear way to...
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"The Gift of the Magi" centers around a young married couple, Della and Jim. They are the main characters of the short story. Della is warm and selfless, and Jim struggles to make ends meet for him...
Answered a Question in Catch-22
Joseph Heller began writing Catch 22 in 1953. After working every weekday, he spent nights and weekends working on the novel, which was finally published in 1961. The novel tells the story of...
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