Answered a Question in MiddlemarchThe subtitle of Middlemarch is A Study in Provincial Life because the novel focuses in on the inner workings of a...
Answered a Question in The Canterbury Tales
The genre of The Canterbury Tales is hard to pin down. It is certainly poetry—other than the two prose tales, the work is...
Answered a Question in A Tale of Two CitiesThe French Revolution took place in France from 1789 (beginning with the Storming of the Bastille) to 1799 (ending with the Reign of...
Answered a Question in Frankenstein
This is a rich passage with a lot to analyze. The creature is angry that Victor will not create a female companion for him, and...
Answered a Question in OthelloInteresting question. While Othello is virtuous and driven by duty and Iago is wicked and driven by rage, both, in a sense, act...
Answered a Question in Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre is written in Modern English. Jane Eyre was written in 1847, during the Victorian period in England....
Answered a Question in A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities takes place against the backdrop of the French Revolution (1789–1799) and the years leading up to it....
Answered a Question in Seamus Heaney
Imagery helps us make mental pictures by appealing to one or more of our senses. It might be a useful exercise to underline each image...
Answered a Question in Great ExpectationsSetting is extremely important to Dickens. The word "Dickensian" for many conjures images of a bustling, crowded London full of...
Answered a Question in Guns, Germs, and SteelYes, his sources are valid. Diamond cites scholarly journals and books published by university presses. He includes a thirty-page...
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