Answered a Question in Derek Walcott
Derek Walcott's "The Almond Trees" seems to have no rhyme scheme if by "scheme" we mean a visible pattern. At most, one sees...
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Yunior is Oscar Wao’s best friend. He is also the narrator in many of Junot Diaz’s short stories in Drown and This Is How...
Answered a Question in Cutting for Stone
Matron is not a qualified nurse. She is a nun, in charge of the other nuns of a church that runs the missionary hospital popularly...
Answered a Question in A Defence of Poetry
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Structure and context are two great words in literary criticism. Structure means the build of something, how something appears to us...
Answered a Question in Emily Dickinson
Let's first discuss what the term binary means. Dictionary.com explains it as something involving two things—e.g., the...
Answered a Question in English Literature
The reason fiction is usually read at a faster speed when compared to prose or drama, is because fiction tells a story. From childhood...
Answered a Question in Michel Foucault
The "Order" in Foucault's "The Order of Things," refers to what according to Foucault was that all periods of history possess certain...
Answered a Question in Rabindranath Tagore
Before I answer this question, I think it is important to understand 19th Century cultural sentiments of the Bengali working...
Answered a Question in I felt a Funeral, in my Brain
I think being passive is a valid response to this brilliant poem by Emily Dickinson. Indeed, every time I read her...
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