Answered a Question in Sister of My Heart
Sudha's and Anju’s marriages came about at the same time, and they were caused by the same circumstances. They both had ambitions of...
Answered a Question in The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Foua is the mother of the main subject of the book, Lia Lee. She fights to heal her daughter using traditional Hmong remedies, and...
Answered a Question in Swallow Barn
Kennedy's portrayal of the southern planter is not considered accurate by most historians. It is an example of a benign stereotype...
Answered a Question in The Hundred Secret Senses
The Hundred Secret Senses is a seminal work of Chinese-American literature. It was written by Amy Tan (who is known for...
Answered a Question in Open City
Open City is a character study of one character: a Nigerian-American male doctor named Julius. He is the only true main...
Answered a Question in A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition
There are many differences between the two works. In fact, nearly the only significant similarity is the love both writers have for...
Answered a Question in Speak
In the novel, the main character Melinda Sordino is indeed suffering from severe post-traumatic stress disorder. This struggle is the...
Answered a Question in On the Devil's Court
The novel is filled with conflicts, as any compelling work must be. The premise of the novel is that the main character, Carl, sells...
Answered a Question in The Thief and the Dogs
The title of a novel is often of great symbolic importance, and this is especially true of this work. The title refers to the main...
Answered a Question in An American Childhood
Dillard seems to have had a typical, idyllic suburban middle-class upbringing. This might seem unremarkable, but what is remarkable is...