Answered a Question in William Blake
On the surface, the Songs of Innocence seem to be an exaltation of a naive, new, and vulnerable state of being. They indeed...
Answered a Question in Green Grass, Running Water
Corruption is a theme that can be seen from multiple angles in Green Grass, Running Water. Corrupted myths play a large role...
Answered a Question in Literature
A linear poetry explication attempts to understand a poem’s meaning, systematically taking apart the potential...
Answered a Question in Reference
Racial residential segregation as a system was designed to keep whites from interacting with blacks. It included a series of federal...
Answered a Question in The Master and Margarita
I think you may be referring to chapter 6, at the end of which Riukhin drunkenly muses on his poetic life and work. He thinks about...
Answered a Question in The Maze Runner
Thomas greets his arrival to the Glade with “confusion, blistered with panic,” and he’s curious about his surroundings but too...
Answered a Question in The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber
Hemingway’s “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber” is intentionally vague and interpretations will vary. I do, however, believe a...
Answered a Question in A People's History of the United States
Chapter 3 of Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States discusses Bacon’s Rebellion. Bacon’s Rebellion is always complex...
Answered a Question in Fight Club
Fight Club is a story of the search for identity in the midst of a capitalistic society that has stripped the narrator of all...
Answered a Question in Of Mice and Men
The alliteration of Curly, Candy, Carson, and others serves a couple of important functions. Their names beginning with “C,” a harsh...