Answered a Question in My Brother Sam Is Dead
In My Brother Sam Is Dead, Tim’s dad, Mr. Eliphalet Meeker, doesn’t want to buy another rifle, because he needs only one, and...
Answered a Question in Rules of the Game
Here are some additional examples of sensory imagery in Amy Tan's "Rules of the Game:"
In the early morning, when...
Answered a Question in Shoeless Joe
What an interesting question! Ray, the farmer, and Santiago, the fisherman, are both highly masculine characters who pull resources...
Answered a Question in Never Let Me Go
We're looking for evidence of brainwashing, or indoctrination: quotes that show how the authority figures (or maybe even peers) in...
Answered a Question in Young Goodman Brown
In "Young Goodman Brown," the congregation includes "grave, reputable, and pious" people as well as sinners because even the...
Answered a Question in The Killer Angels
In Michael Shaara’s The Killer Angels, we can find examples of direct characterization of Joshua Chamberlain by looking for...
Answered a Question in Marilyn Nelson
In literature, when we want to describe the tone, we're looking for what the speaker's attitude is toward the subject. In...
Answered a Question in North of Boston
We don’t see many modernist themes in this poem; Frost leaned more toward the traditional ones. Modernist poets followed Ezra Pound’s...
Answered a Question in Animal Farm
The different animals reveal their personalities as they enter the barn. Let’s start with Old Major, who’s already sitting in the barn...
Answered a Question in The Awakening
Edna’s reaction to Robert’s impending departure to Mexico is angry astonishment.
Look in chapter 15 (it might...
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- The School Story
- My Brother Sam Is Dead
- Carl Sagan
- Never Let Me Go
- North of Boston
- A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
- In a Free State
- The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
- The Lost Steps
- Faithful Place
- The Picture of Dorian Gray
- One Amazing Thing
- The Alchemist
- Lakota Woman
- Politics and the English Language
- The Masque of the Red Death
- The Leap