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Answered a Question in Looking for Alaska
The novel Looking for Alaska is centered around a metaphorical search, which shifts throughout the novel. The phrase "looking for Alaska" refers to the search for identity, in many different senses...
Answered a Question in Chita
Chita does not follow a linear path. Storytelling, flashbacks, and flashforwards are all utilized as narrative devices in this novel. The novel first takes place in present tense, south of New...
Answered a Question in Literature
Both of these short stories are take place in "the Old South" and are considered classic, quintessential creole tales, complete with southern dialect. While the plots of these stories differ, there...
Answered a Question in Toni Morrison
The term "postcolonialism" is often widely debated in literature. However, most scholars agree that a piece of literature can be viewed as postcolonialist if it depicts a country or people after...
Answered a Question in I Am Malala
You'll find this answer within chapter 20. The death threat is discovered when a Pakistani journalist from Alaska comes to meet Malala and her father. The journalist speaks to Malala's father, and...
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