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Answered a Question in The Gift: Forms and Functions of Exchange in Archaic Societies
In this treatise, Mauss examines one's obligation to return the favor when he or she receives a gift in archaic civilizations. The motivations for reciprocity are studied from sociological,...
Answered a Question in F. Scott Fitzgerald's Short Fiction
The Great Gatsby and The Beautiful and Damned are both known for their razor-sharp critiques of society and societal expectation—especially for the upper classes—during the Jazz Age in the United...
Answered a Question in Creative Writing
According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, monologues can be broken into three categories: soliloquy, interior monologue, and dramatic monologue. In all three categories, we can easily envision how...
Answered a Question in Blues Ain't No Mockingbird
"Wolf men" is an appropriate term for the filmmaker visitors, both for the way they physically appear and for what they represent to the other characters of the story. The cameramen clearly were...
Answered a Question in The Country of the Blind
The blind man described at the beginning is compared to an animal in order to emphasize his pitiable condition when he died. "Poor stray from that remoteness" is a metaphor which also brings...
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