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Answered a Question in Poetry
The central message of "Peter Street" is that although the world changes and people die, the memories of who they were and how they impacted those who knew them don't disappear. Instead, those...
Answered a Question in Federalists and Democratic Republicans
Alexander Hamilton was a member of the federalist party. Despite the name, Federalists were nationalists. Although the name Federalist seems to imply a belief in a loosely governed, decentralized...
Answered a Question in The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Epic of Gilgamesh is extremely important to world literature for several reasons. First, it is one of the oldest written stories in existence. Second, it is loosely based on the historical...
Answered a Question in To Kill a Mockingbird
Hyperbole is a type of figurative speech used in literature to emphasize and exaggerate specific features of characters, places, and objects in a story. Harper Lee uses hyperbole in To Kill a...
Answered a Question in The Story of My Life
The major theme in Helen Keller's The Story of My Life is that drive and resilience in the face of adversity can lead to success beyond anyone's expectations. Another theme in the book is how...
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