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Lukas Sherman, M.A.
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Answered a Question in James Fenimore Cooper
The Pioneers and The Last of the Mohicans are two novels in Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales, a series of five novels about the adventures of Natty Bumpo, also known as Hawkeye or the Deerslayer. In...
Answered a Question in Les Liaisons Dangereuses
There are several readings of the behavior of the two bored aristocrats in Laclos's novel. Valmont and Merteuil are friends, rivals, and former lovers who spend their time in games of sex,...
Answered a Question in A Long Way Gone
The two quotations relate to multiple themes in the book. Ishmael Beah relates his time and experience as a child soldier during Sierra Leone's brutal civil war. As a child caught up in a war and...
Answered a Question in In Cold Blood
Published in 1965, In Cold Blood is Truman Capote's most influential and famous novel. What he achieved in this novel was unique in that he completed reporter-like research (with the help of his...
Answered a Question in From Beirut to Jerusalem
In Thomas Friedman's book From Beirut to Jerusalem, originally published in 1989, he writes about his time as a reporter in the Middle East and details some aspects of the decades-old conflict...
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