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Answered a Question in The Most Dangerous Game
One way to separate literary and commercial fiction is to define what is most important in each genre. In literary fiction, the focus is on the style of the writing. The author is most concerned...
Answered a Question in Romeo and Juliet
I am not sure which scene from Romeo and Juliet you are referencing, so I decided to focus on Act 1, Scene 1. In this scene, Benvolio is a very good friend to Romeo. He asks him what is troubling...
Answered a Question in Hamlet
Characters who are not what they seem: 1. Claudius Act 1, Scene 2: Claudius is asking Hamlet to stay at home for a time and to not go back to school in Wittenberg. In lines 110–117, Claudius says...
Answered a Question in Ain't I a Woman?
Sojourner truth was born in 1797 into slavery. She suffered through the hard labor and abuse until 1827, when she fled after her master did not follow the New York Anti-Slavery Law of 1827. That...
Answered a Question in Death of a Salesman
What is Linda's reaction to Willy's complaints about himself? In Act 1, Willy is criticizing himself and his abilities. He says people laugh at him, overlook him, don't take him seriously, and...
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