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Answered a Question in Beowulf
For the sake of reference, I will be using Seamus Heaney’s translation of Beowulf to answer your question. To understand what standard the Anglo-Saxons considered to be “great kingship,” the...
Answered a Question in The Cold Equations
Marilyn Cross is a clear Christ figure in Tom Godwin's "The Cold Equations." The most obvious biblical allusion (and connection to Jesus Christ) in Marilyn Cross is her name: Marilyn is a form of...
Answered a Question in Le Morte d'Arthur
In Le Morte D’Arthur, King Arthur’s army is prepared to face the army of Mordred, a former knight of the Round Table and a traitor who tried to claim Arthur’s kingdom as his own while the true king...
Answered a Question in The Hobbit
The people of the lake owe their preparations to one lone cynic who saw the light on the Lonely Mountain as a sign of Smaug—”the only king under the mountain we’ve ever known”—rather than as a sign...
Answered a Question in Frindle
Frindle is told from a limited third person omniscient perspective. Omniscient means all-knowing, and third person means an outside party. There is no one character from the text that tells the...
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