Answered a Question in A Man Who Had No Eyes
Mr. Parsons and the beggar, Mr. Markwardt, are completely different people in the story “A Man Who Had No Eyes.” Their contrasting...
Answered a Question in Jesús Colón
In the story, “Little Things are Big,” the climax is the point when the narrator is faced with the dilemma of a choice between...
Answered a Question in Astronomer's Wife
A woman’s sense of her inferior position in her marriage, and her resulting disappointment, is an important theme of the story...
Answered a Question in Old Man at the Bridge
The narrator feels quite concerned about the safety of the old man. He tries hard to convince him to get away from that place, for the...
Answered a Question in Literature
The rising action of the story begins when Sheila agrees to go with the narrator on his canoe to Dixford. He knows that this is his...
Answered a Question in Thank You, M'am
Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones is a stout woman who is heading to her home through a deserted street late at night. Roger, a...
Answered a Question in The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant
Sheila Mant is a seventeen-year-old girl who the narrator desperately wants to impress. They don't seem to have anything in common,...
Answered a Question in Raymond's Run
Raymond suffers from cognitive disabilities, and this makes him vulnerable to being ridiculed by others. However, his sister, Squeaky,...
Answered a Question in Something Whispered in the Shakuhachi
The poet takes up the poignant theme of the internment of the Japanese Americans in the US following Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor....
Answered a Question in Rashōmon
The story explores the internal conflict taking place in the mind of a servant who has just been rendered jobless. He is certainly an...
Following 70 Topics
- A Photograph
- The Frog and the Nightingale
- Acquainted with the Night
- After Apple-Picking
- A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
- Kew Gardens
- An Astrologer's Day
- The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant
- A White Heron
- Death of a Salesman
- Gabriel García Márquez
- Once Upon a Time
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
- A Man Who Had No Eyes
- The Man to Send Rainclouds
- The Man to Send Rain Clouds
- Jesús Colón
- Hunters in the Snow