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Answered a Question in The Beautiful and Damned
The pursuit of the "American Dream" is a recurring theme in Fitzgerald’s canon. But what does this phrase mean, exactly? Scholars point to the definition as it was first publicly laid out by James...
Answered a Question in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian is fiction. But it’s based, at least in part, on the real-life experiences of the author, Sherman Alexie. Alexie came of age on the Spokane Indian...
Answered a Question in Angela's Ashes
Irish identity is an important theme in Angela’s Ashes, Frank McCourt’s memoir. Though there’s much to be said about this topic, we could narrow your question down to four key components. What does...
Answered a Question in Me Talk Pretty One Day
David Sedaris is a humorist. Throughout his oeuvre, he points out ridiculous situations, and he makes fun of other people—and himself. This is especially true in a collection of essays like Me Talk...
Answered a Question in Pride and Prejudice
The famous opening lines of the novel speak volumes about Austen’s perspective on love and marriage. “It is a truth universally acknowledged,” she writes, “that a single man in possession of a good...
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