Search this site
Ask a Question
Start free trial
Ask a question
This badge is awarded to all eNotes Educators. Only official Educators can answer students' questions on our site. Educators are teachers, professional researchers, and scholars who apply to our...
Answered a Question in Hills Like White Elephants
Much of “Hills Like White Elephants” consists of dialogue between the man and the woman. What makes this particularly remarkable is that the woman repeatedly insists that she does not want to talk...
Answered a Question in Two Kinds
There are, of course, many ways to misunderstand any short story, and in this regard, “Two Kinds” is no exception. But the story does end with the narrator experiencing an epiphany, and it is an...
Answered a Question in John Galsworthy
“Quality” tells the story of Mr. Gessler, a German shoemaker. Although Mr. Gessler makes the best boots in London, his business is failing because he is unable to compete with the big companies...
Answered a Question in Rules of the Game
In “Rules of the Game,” the relationship between the mother and her daughter is fraught with tension (as in much of Amy Tan’s writing). This tension reveals the struggles that the mother faces as a...
Answered a Question in To Build a Fire
In Jack London’s “To Build a Fire,” the man builds three fires. The second fire goes out because the man makes a mistake: he builds the fire under a pine tree. Although this makes it easier for him...
Showing 1-5 of 48