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Answered a Question in Religion
Christianity, Judaism and Islam are what we commonly call the "Abrahamic Religions." The association with Abraham, and thus the biblical story of The Call of Abraham, influences all three of the...
Answered a Question in The Hunger Games
Collins presents the use of violence in several different ways in her novel, but most importantly, she uses other elements to show how differently violence can be perceived when it is combined with...
Answered a Question in The Lottery
From her first appearance in the story, Tessie is shown to be a charismatic character. She shows up late to the lottery, but her absence doesn't go unnoticed. When she finally arrives, the crowd is...
Answered a Question in Mirror
Before one can paraphrase a poem, it's best to fully understand its meaning, and then work your way backward from there. Let's look at the poem's most significant verses: I am silver and exact. I...
Answered a Question in Social Sciences
Keep this in mind: the most important step to understanding human behavior is to discern a pattern, while no pattern can be discerned using only one element. The biggest difference between the...