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Answered a Question in Hamlet
In act 5, scene 1 of Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlet, Hamlet and Horatio walk into a churchyard where two gravediggers (sometimes called Clowns in the stage directions) have been gossiping about...
Answered a Question in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" is a very famous short story by James Thurber, first published in the year 1939. The story follows the titular character, Walter Mitty, as he goes through a very...
Answered a Question in A Wrinkle in Time
In the first chapter of A Wrinkle in Time, we learn that our main character, Meg Murry, is not doing well in school in spite of how smart she is. In the second chapter, which is titled "Mrs. Who,"...
Answered a Question in The Hound of the Baskervilles
In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson work to solve the mystery surrounding the death of a man called Sir Charles Baskerville, and save his...
Answered a Question in Oranges
"Oranges" is a touching narrative poem by Gary Soto in which the speaker tells the story of when he was twelve years old and went on a sort of date with a girl where he bought her candy from a...
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