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Answered a Question in Literature
These are all border ballads from the Medieval Era in England. As such, they were probably originally sung and not written, as they were meant for the (illiterate) common folk. In general,...
Answered a Question in Dulce et Decorum Est
I would tend to agree with your teacher. The theme is more of what the author is saying about that topic. What is Owen saying about "the fear and horror in the midst of war"? How does it affect...
Answered a Question in The Alchemist
The Englishman believes that the best way to learn about alchemy is to read about it and to study it under a master. He reads about the lives of previous alchemists and he studies their texts on...
Answered a Question in Cry, the Beloved Country
Throughout this novel, the settings seem to mirror the characters and the tribe. The decay of the land parallels the decay of tribal life. The business and chaos of the city parallels the...
Answered a Question in Beowulf
Beowulf is an epic that came out of a warrior culture and was used not solely to entertain but also to teach the values of this culture. The Anglo-Saxons valued bravery, heroism, strength,...
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