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Answered a Question in Romeo and Juliet
Lord Capulet discourages Paris from rushing too quickly by intimating that he has personal knowledge of how quickly that can ruin a marriage. In Act 1, scene 2, Paris asks Lord Capulet for his...
Answered a Question in Lord of the Flies
Chapter ten is titled "The Shell and the Glasses" for good reason. The chapter opens with Piggy squinting to see through the one good lens in his spectacles. Ralph approaches both Piggy and the...
Answered a Question in Fahrenheit 451
Montag is on his way home from work, a job that he loves because it allows him to burn and revel in the destruction that fire allows him to create. He is wearing his fireman's uniform, with sigil,...
Answered a Question in Of Mice and Men
Curley's wife is an incredibly interesting character in Of Mice and Men. Her real name is never given to the reader, reducing her to an extension of Curley and her role as his wife. Her physical...
Answered a Question in Everyday Use
There is some truth in Dee's accusation, but not as much as she believes. "Everyday Use" is an excellent study in family dynamics. Dee has gone to live in the 'big city' and is much more aware of...
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