Answered a Question in Things Fall Apart
There are many functions to the Igbo words in the novel. In no particular order, one function is to introduce the Igbo culture...
Answered a Question in A Supermarket in California
Well, they aren't really walking together. Perhaps they appear to be, in the imagery and the vision of the poem, but they aren't...
Answered a Question in The Kite Runner
While this passage symbolizes hope, it also stands for possibility. The Kite Runner deals with a lot of dark themes,...
Answered a Question in Rosmersholm
Ibsen's plays often deal with people who seem to be stuck between two worlds: the old, conservative one and the new, progressive one....
Answered a Question in Ghosts
The realism in Ibsen's Ghosts is the easiest to find, since the author is often considered to be not just a...
Answered a Question in Maya Angelou
These two poems by the poet Maya Angelou show the brighter and hopeful side of aging, but she doesn't sugar-coat it. Old folks, she...
Answered a Question in Chronicle of a Death Foretold
Magic realism is a form of narrative that treats the supernatural,...
Answered a Question in The Catcher in the Rye
One way to interpret Mr. Spencer's advice is through the theory of social...
Answered a Question in Girl
The style most resembles a narrative technique called stream of...
Answered a Question in Caged Bird
Both the free bird and the caged bird in Maya Angelou's poem are self-aware, because they both entertain no illusions about who they...
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