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Answered a Question in Romeo and Juliet
The Nurse seeks out Romeo at Juliet's behest, as an intermediary. She comes to find Romeo, to give him a warning about abusing Juliet's trust, and basically to see what Romeo's intentions towards...
Answered a Question in Hamlet
This is the opening to Hamlet's soliloquy in which he shows some insight into his own character. He knows he is a procrastinator, yet cannot bring himself to do what needs to be done. He says: Now...
Answered a Question in Macbeth
First, to understand this passage, it's helpful to understand the definition of dramatic irony. Dramatic irony occurs when both the audience and one or more of the characters in a play know...
Answered a Question in To Kill a Mockingbird
The entirety of To Kill A Mockingbird is narrated by the Adult Jean Louise, looking back on the events of a three year span of her childhood, beginning when she was six years old, and the events of...
Answered a Question in History
The debate about consciousness following decapitation via the guillotine goes back to the guillotine's use during the French Revolution. A famous story concerns Charlotte Corday, who was executed...
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