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Answered a Question in Out of the Dust
In order to answer this question, the best poem to read from Out of the Dust would be "Give Up on Wheat." Polly is Billy Jo's mother (Ma), and Bayard is Billie Jo's father (Daddy). In this...
Answered a Question in Literature
In order to find the theme in a poem, it's best to start by understanding the main idea of the poem and think about what is literally happening in it. In "A Drunk Cadet Had Hit Them," the speaker...
Answered a Question in A Long Way Gone
Determining the tone of a literary work requires you to think about what the author's attitude or opinion is of the topic. The best way to analyze tone is to review the chapters mentioned and look...
Answered a Question in Dear Mr. Henshaw
Leigh and his mother live in a mobile home park outside of Bakersfield, California, when Leigh is in fourth grade. When writing to Mr. Henshaw about his book Ways to Amuse a Dog, Leigh is upset...
Answered a Question in Night
In the book Night by Elie Wiesel, the Jewish population ignored the growing problem largely because of their faith. They believed that God would take care of them and so did not realize the reality...
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