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Dickinson finds nature deeply fascinating. To her, experiencing nature is far more exhilarating and thrilling than getting intoxicated by any fine liquor: Not all the Frankfort BerriesYield such...
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Mr. Parsons and the beggar, Mr. Markwardt, are completely different people in the story “A Man Who Had No Eyes.” Their contrasting character traits make them perfect foils to one another. Mr....
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In the story, “Little Things are Big,” the climax is the point when the narrator is faced with the dilemma of a choice between offering his help to a white lady and walking past her leaving her in...
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 “Astronomer’s Wife.” Mr. Ames is cold and unemotional. Immersed in his...
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 enemy troops are about to reach there. The old man does not...
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