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Answered a Question in Robertson Davies
In “A Few Kind Words for Superstition,” Robertson Davies suggests people superstition is common, despite a general unwillingness to admit it. Rather than constructing a formal expository or...
Answered a Question in Ray Bradbury
In The Utterly Perfect Murder, narrator Doug Spaulding decides to travel across America to murder his childhood friend, Ralph Underhill, who still lives in their hometown thirty-six years after...
Answered a Question in Literature
Another educator illustrated some of the situational irony at work in “The White Circle,” so I'll offer an example of both verbal and dramatic irony. Verbal irony occurs when a speaker...
Answered a Question in Guests of the Nation
There are many ways to identify the tone of a text. A writer often expresses tone through syntax, diction, point of view, and perspective to name a few. I'll focus on how the perspective and point...
Answered a Question in Sorry, Wrong Number
Sorry, Wrong Number originally appeared as a radio broadcast starring Agnes Moorehead as Mrs. Stevenson. Many versions of this play have been performed, including a 1948 film adaptation. I'll begin...
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