Answered a Question in The Poisonwood Bible
The novel is told from five points of view—Orleanna Price, the mother, and her four daughters: Ruth May, Leah, Adah, and Rachel. The...
Answered a Question in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
The traditional elements of crime writing—an eerie setting, a terrible crime involving a death and a victim, vengeance, guilt,...
Answered a Question in Literature
Just before this event, Atticus, Jem and Scout’s father, forbade the children from “tormenting” Boo (Arthur) Radley, a man who is...
Answered a Question in Ozymandias
Shelley's intention is to show that political power is never permanent and that even the greatest, most powerful ruler will not...
Answered a Question in Othello
At the start of the play, Emilia appears to be subservient and manipulated by her husband, Iago, but by the end she has gained in...
Answered a Question in Katherine Mansfield
Katherine Mansfield presents us with the demise (end) of love in these two short stories. In "Bliss," Bertha Young is ecstatically...
Answered a Question in The Road
The question of McCarthy’s world in "The Road" being both real and terrifying is something of a paradox, but this is what McCarthy...
Answered a Question in Anita Desai
Internal conflict in literature means a psychological struggle in a character, whereas external conflict is when a character, usually...
Answered a Question in The Road Not Taken
The meaning of the ‘yellow wood’ is ambiguous and often misinterpreted, as is indeed, the meaning of the whole poem. Critics often...