Answered a Question in 1984
In George Orwell's dystopian novel 1984, it can be argued that the citizens of Oceania do not choose to be ignorant,...
Answered a Question in This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona
Sherman Alexie’s short story “This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” is told primarily through the third-person multiple...
Answered a Question in Literature
When the term "other" or "othered" is used in literature, we find that we are often referring to racial and ethnic identities in such...
Answered a Question in The Great Gatsby
Think of writing a braided story just as you would make a braid in someone's hair: despite separating the hair into three distinct...
Answered a Question in Waiting for Godot
As we watch the two tramps of Samuel Beckett's play Waiting for Godot, we cannot help but recognize their affection toward...
Answered a Question in Slam!
In the first chapter of Slam! by Walter Dean Myers, Greg, who prefers to go by the name "Slam," is replaying the meeting he...
Answered a Question in The Handmaid's Tale
In The Handmaid's Tale, the act of reading and writing is a tool of those in power and control. As Gilead is a theocracy...
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