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Answered a Question in The Bet
Chekhov was employed as a physician, but he was also a writer. He was most prolific as a writer when he was in his twenties. It was at this time that he was in medical school and trying to help...
Answered a Question in Literature
The Golden Age of Islam occurred around the 8th century AD. Historically, it was poetry that was preeminent in Islamic culture. Most prominent was the qasidah--a very long poem that usually tells...
Answered a Question in Othello
First, let's define what we mean by "appearance vs. reality." It's first important to understand how Iago functions in the text as the main source of drama. Thus, an example of his personality will...
Answered a Question in Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
I think that this question has a few answers (it's subjective, so what you think can probably be proven correct through analyzing the text!). One way to look at this poem is to say that it has a...
Answered a Question in William Faulkner
William Faulkner’s Nobel Prize speech came at a time of huge anxiety for the world. World War II had just ended and the Cold War had begun. Citizens of the world were wounded and worried by the...