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Answered a Question in Kew Gardens
Although we can’t know for certain why Virginia Woolf chose not to use a traditional plot structure (i.e., conflict, climax, and resolution) in her story “Kew Gardens,” we can surmise, based on...
Answered a Question in Adrienne Rich
Virginia Woolf’s extended essay “A Room of One’s Own” was first published in 1929. In it, Woolf argues that if women are to be equal to men they need to have their own space and their own...
Answered a Question in Walt Whitman
The literal reading and interpretation of Walt Whitman’s “After the Sea-Ship” is a very detailed description of the impact that a sailing vessel has on the ocean. In characteristically lush and...
Answered a Question in Sylvia Plath
Although Sylvia Plath (often along with Anne Sexton) is most inexorably tied with the Confessional movement of poetry, Robert Lowell, the creator of the style, is probably the most confessional of...
Answered a Question in The Lady from the Sea
Ibsen’s play The Lady from the Sea is centered around a woman named Ellida. She is the daughter of a lighthouse keeper and, as the title suggests, she is fond of the landscape. Her husband is...
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