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Answered a Question in Paper Towns
To Quentin, Margot refers to herself as a "paper girl" and says that the place for her is in a "paper town." Paper towns are towns that do not exist in the real world as actual towns but instead...
Answered a Question in The Poisonwood Bible
In The Poisonwood Bible, Rachel represents imperialism and ethnocentrism. She never assimilates or learns to love Africa in a way that feels comfortable for her. She only takes. Ruth May represents...
Answered a Question in Social Sciences
The United States Constitution is designed in such a way that the three branches of government hold nearly equal powers. While it may be argued that one branch is more powerful than the other two,...
Answered a Question in The Illustrated Man
"The Veldt" is set in the "Happylife Home" of a family in some distant, imagined future world. For much of the story, the nursery itself is an African veldt, or grassland area, populated by hungry...