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Answered a Question in The Crucible
After the dramatic events of Act IV, Miller closes the play with Proctor choosing to be put to death in order to preserve his good name. The Puritan judges have forced Proctor into an impossible...
Answered a Question in The Great Gatsby
Daisy and Tom, as problematic as their marriage is, share a fundamental similarity: they have every comfort they could ever ask for in life, but having everything is not enough. Tom has a massive...
Answered a Question in Hamlet
Shakespeare's texts continue to offer wonderful and relatable insights into the human condition, even in our modern world. Not only do his characters and plot lines captivate us, but the language...
Answered a Question in Antigone
The play Antigone is really about the tension between the oikos (family household) and the polis (the city-state). Antigone, in wanting to honor her brother (whom Creon has labeled a traitor),...