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What is the tone of Night by Elie Wiesel?

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Elie Wiesel's challenging experience in concentration camps during the Holocaust compelled him to write the book Night. Such events leave no room for fun and positivity. The tone that...
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What Natural Phenomena Influenced Frankenstein?

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Victor Frankenstein has always been interested in the inner workings of the universe. Once he saw a bolt of lightning that struck a tree. This experience led to his explorations of...
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How Many Chapters Are in Frankenstein?

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The editions of 1818 and 1831 are different in quite a few aspects, one of which is the number of chapters. The new version contains a different story of Elizabeth and several changes...
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Why is Henry Clerval’s Death important in Frankenstein?

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Victor Frankenstein's friend, Henry Clerval, dies by the monster's hand. The guilt and grief for Henry nearly drove Victor mad. Due to this tragic event, Frankenstein seeks vengeance....
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How Does Walton Describe the Stranger He Takes Onboard?

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In Frankenstein, Walton appears as a similar character to Victor. Walton is ambitious. He rejected his family to become famous in the scientific field. Although his ambitions led him...
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Is Frankenstein a Zombie?

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The Creature from Frankenstein by Mary Shelley is an intelligent being. Despite being brought to life by the questionable actions of the protagonist, his mind is human-like. He is not...
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How Is Figurative Language Used in Frankenstein?

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Mary Shelley uses personification, symbolism, similes, and metaphors. Figurative language in Frankenstein is a critical tool that reflects the plot subtexts. It refers to the...
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How is Foreshadowing Used in Frankenstein?

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Mary Shelley used the device in Victor’s narrative, his monster’s phrases and actions, and nature descriptions. Without any doubt, it keeps readers interested and encourages them to...
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What Are the Best Examples of Irony in Frankenstein?

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The best example of irony in the novel is that Victor, who aims to create life, brings death to his family. Further, Victor, the creature's maker, does not take care of it and leaves....
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What Was the Face of Frankenstein’s Monster Like?

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Overall, the face of the creature looked terrible. It was so scary and disgusting that Victor started to fear his invention and ran away from the apartment. In addition to the book's...
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Why Did Victor Destroy the Female Monster?

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Victor Frankenstein creates a monster and promises him a bride of his kind not to be lonely. But the scientist changes his mind. He fears that male and female creatures will procreate....
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What Is the House of Frankenstein?

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Castle Frankenstein is located in the German mountains. People associate it with the stories of a mysterious alchemist who made experiments on corpses. But the connection between Mary...
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Who Is the Real Monster in Frankenstein?

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The real villain of Frankenstein is not the creature despite his appearance and evil deeds. The real monster and antagonist of the novel is Victor, his creator. He first gives life to...
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What Was the Character of Dr. Victor Frankenstein Like?

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Victor Frankenstein is a multi-faceted and complex figure. The description of his appearance is vague. Throughout the book, the character undergoes mental changes. He is an ambitious...
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Why Did Victor Decide to Become a Monster Girl Maker?

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Victor decided to make a female partner for the Monster out of fear and guilt. He realized his fault in creating the Monster horrible. After listening to the Monster’s pleas, he agreed...
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How Was Mary Shelley Related to Percy Bysshe Shelley?

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Mary Shelley was the wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley, the poet. Their relationship was both professional and personal. The couple shared the same passion for literature and a circle of...
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What is Gatsby’s Real History?

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The protagonist's real story is way different from what he tells people. Gatsby's real name is James Gatz, and he was born in a poor farmers' family in North Dakota. After failing to...
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How Does The Great Gatsby Reflect the Jazz Age?

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The Great Gatsby shows the Jazz Age by depicting Gatsby's luxurious parties. Accompanied by live jazz orchestras, they were typical for that period. Fitzgerald reflects on the material...
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In The Great Gatsby, Is Nick a Reliable Narrator?

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Nick Carraway is one of the main characters in The Great Gatsby. He is the story’s narrator, and therefore, readers see everything through his eyes. Despite Nick’s promise “to reserve...
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How Does Nick Know Daisy and Tom in The Great Gatsby?

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Nick shares the social circle with Daisy and Tom, who he knows from his youth. He remembers Tom from his time at Yale, and Daisy is his cousin, who he visited after the war. ...
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How Does Nick Describe Tom Buchanan in Chapter 1?

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Nick, the book's narrator, provides the audience with an uncharitable description of Tom Buchanan. The man is a wealthy acquaintance of his. He is noted to be arrogant, broad, and...
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How Does Myrtle Behave As The Party Progresses in Chapter 2?

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During the party, Myrtle’s attitude changes with her surroundings and her clothes. Myrtle shows a lot of liveliness and vitality in the beginning. But she becomes more artificial and...
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How Do We Know that Myrtle Wilson Is not an Intellectual?

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Myrtle Wilson does not have a central role in the narrative of The Great Gatsby. However, she is still an essential part of the novel. It is evident that Myrtle is lively and...
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What Is the Main Conflict in the Great Gatsby?

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The primary conflict in Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby is between Jay Gatsby and Tom Buchanan. Gatsby wants to rekindle his relationship with Daisy, who is now married to Tom. ...
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What Is the Climax of The Great Gatsby?

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The climax of "The Great Gatsby" is Chapter 7, where Tom confronts Gatsby and talks about his illegal business. At the same moment, the love triangle decides to rule out the situation...
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Why Is Gatsby Great?

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Jay Gatsby is considered to be “great” in the paradoxical context. He is “great” because of his dreams, wealth, status in society, festivities, and personality. However, it is...
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Why does Jordan want to leave the group from East Egg?

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Jordan, having spent most of her life in the East Egg, at some point got tired from the company she was spending time with. East Egg was the part of Long Island where old money was...
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Who Killed Myrtle in The Great Gatsby?

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Daisy is the person who causes the death of Myrtle Wilson. However, this truth stays unrevealed. Daisy drives the car, which belongs to Gatsby, at this tragic moment. And he is...
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What is the Cause of the Problem between Jordan and Nick?

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The actual cause of the issue between Jordan Baker and Nick is simple to understand. That's why: Nick is disappointed in Jordan's emotional reaction. For Jordan, it only matters how...
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What Is Gatsby Doing When Nick First Sees Him?

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The first time Nick sees Gatsby when going back home from a party at the Buchanan house. He notices Gatsby mysteriously standing on the lawn with his hands stretched forward. It seems...
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What is Daisy’s Opinion of Gatsby’s Party in Chapter 6?

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When Daisy goes to Gatsby's party, she seems miserable, which does not correlate with Jay's expectations. She feels bad not because she dislikes the party, but because she enjoys it...
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“They’re a Rotten Crowd” What Does This Quote Mean?

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In Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, Nick tells his only compliment to Gatsby. He states that Gatsby is worth more than the whole upper-class at the time. This quote means that he is a...