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Answered a Question in Play It as It Lays
Play It as It Lays is a novel written by Joan Didion in 1970. The novel focuses on the life of Maria Wyeth, a woman with a turbulent life lacking much purpose or direction. The reader is introduced...
Answered a Question in A Grain of Wheat
The novel A Grain of Wheat finds inspiration for its title from a biblical story told in the Gospel according to John about a lesson Jesus teaches his followers using a grain of wheat. The lesson...
Answered a Question in Blood Red Sunset
Ma Bo, a Chinese man who wrote a personal memoir titled A Blood Red Sunset, is most certainly a victim of the Cultural Revolution started by the infamous Communist tyrant Mao Zedong. In the...
Answered a Question in The Ancient World
The concepts of Pax Sinica and Pax Romana refer to successful periods of peace and prosperity in Chinese and Roman history, respectfully. Historians have extensively studied the leaders and ruling...
Answered a Question in The Ramayana
For over two thousand years the great Indian epic The Ramayana, written by Valmiki, has been told and performed across the world. Rooted in Hinduism, The Ramayana continually features the...
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