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Answered a Question in Guide to Literary Terms
The exposition is one of the seven elements that construct a plot and can be charted on Freytag's pyramid.The exposition of a story or play is found at the beginning of the text. In the exposition,...
Answered a Question in The Pearl
The introduction of Steinbeck's Pearl is representational of the author's personal struggle against the deceitfulness of power, wealth and fame. The "pearl" reaches an almost mythological...
Answered a Question in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
The power to enslave another class of people rests solely on the ability to bind them in ignorance. Specific to the birth-date of a slave, many second and third generation slaves had Caucasian...