Answered a Question in Reference
When it comes to the Internet (forums, mailing lists, discussion groups, comments, etc.), "off-topic" refers to something which has...
Answered a Question in The Raven
He wants the bird to go away and leave no trace behind. His wish is not granted though.
The raven is clearly no ordinary bird....
Answered a Question in The Stranger
The title of the book refers to its main character, Mersault. Only a very naive reader could consider that the stranger or the...
Answered a Question in Frankenstein
By reading some specific titles, the creature that Frankenstein created learns all he needs to learn about humanity, including the...
Answered a Question in And Then There Were None
In a few words, he changes the subject.
In chapter 2 of Agatha Christie's novel And Then There Was None, some of the...
Answered a Question in Cathedral
The two main characters in Raymond Carver's 1981 short story "Cathedral" are the unnamed narrator and Robert, a blind man and an old...
Answered a Question in Guide to Literary Terms
Bitter-sweet is a word, and antithesis is, by definition, a proposition that contradicts a previous one. According to...
Answered a Question in Linguistics
By examining that brief corpus of Spanish nouns, we are able to determine a few morphemes that are very productive in that language....
Answered a Question in Like Water for Chocolate
In Laura Esquivel's novel Like Water for Chocolate, fire plays a major role. In some passages of the novel, fire represents...
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