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What Does Frankenstein Do after His Creation Comes to Life?

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Frankenstein is a young university student. He has the goal of inventing a giant creature that would function like a normal human being. After bringing it to life, he is angry with the...
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Who Killed William in Frankenstein?

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Frankenstein’s monster kills William, his creator’s younger brother, by pressing his throat so that he is not able to breathe. However, the creature is not the only one to be blamed....
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What was the “moment of final suspense” in Hamlet?

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The reader can regard the duel in Act 5, scene 2 of Shakespeare’s tragedy as the “moment of final suspense.” In the scene before, Hamlet agreed to have the fencing match with Laertes....
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What Does “Her Voice is Full of Money” Mean?

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The metaphor used by Gatsby to describe Daisy's voice goes back to the main character's life story. In his youth, Gatsby was relatively poor, so becoming wealthy was his primary goal....
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What Does “for She Had Eyes and Chose Me” Mean?

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These are Othello's words to Iago in Act 3, Scene 3 of Shakespeare's Othello. The meaning of this phrase is that Othello is stronger than his jealousy of Desdemona. These words refer...
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How Does Victor Frankenstein Die?

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Victor Frankenstein travels to the Arctic icy waters in an attempt to escape from the monster he created. The weather conditions become dangerous when the ship goes North. Victor falls...
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When and Why Did Gatsby Change His Name?

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Jay Gatsby was born James Gatz and changed his name when he was seventeen. He did it to tailor it to his new lifestyle and reflect his wish to obtain wealth and status.   Detailed...
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What Was Victor Frankenstein’s Laboratory Like?

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Victor Frankenstein created two monsters in two different places. His first lab was a “cell” at the top of his house in Ingolstadt, Germany. His second lab was a miserable hut on one...
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What is the Climax of Othello?

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The climax of Othello occurs at the end of act 3, scene 3. Here, Othello starts fully believing Iago. The Moor kneels in front of the villain and promises himself to get revenge. From...
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What is the significance of the Willow Song in Othello?

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The Willow Song tells the audience what is going to come further in the tragedy. This ballad is about a woman who is loyal to her lover despite his cruelty. Desdemona sings this song a...
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What are some examples of sexism in Othello?

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There are multiple examples of sexism in Shakespeare's tragedy Othello. They include the way the story’s female characters are treated and referred to by men. Detailed answer: ...
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What Kafkaesque Examples Can You Find in The Metamorphosis?

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The word Kafkaesque is not new in the contemporary world. Not everyone understands what it means. It appears when we discuss Franz Kafka’s works, opinions, and ideas he portrays in the...
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Which word best describes Laertes in Act IV of Hamlet?

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The word that best describes Laertes is “passionate.” In act IV, he is informed of his father's death and decides to return to Denmark. He gathers a mob and, taking the castle, opposes...
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Why does Polonius send Reynaldo to Paris?

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Polonius, in Hamlet, sends Reynaldo to France as his undercover agent to spy on his son. He pays him as his servant, giving him the orders that he won’t be able to disobey. Polonius...
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Why do so many acquisitions result in shareholder losses?

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Depending on the contact that a company engages in, there are chances that some shareholders will lose their ownership of the business, the method of purchase is called acquisition. ...
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What is the Climax of Hamlet?

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Hamlet is distinguished by the presence of not one but two climaxes. The first peak is the death of Polonius in act 3, which breaks the tension that had built up. The final climax is...
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How Are Frankenstein and Prometheus Alike?

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Prometheus and Frankenstein suffered for their deeds. They attempted to create a new life and faced the results of their actions. Both of the characters suffered from disregarding the...
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Do you think Hamlet is a problem play or a tragedy? Why?

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Hamlet is a problem play, as it represents the theme of madness. Hamlet tries to make people think he is harmless, pretending to be mad. But examining the death of his father, Hamlet...
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What Does Gatsby Tell Nick about Himself and His Past?

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Gatsby provides Nick and the readers with the story of his extraordinary life. The man's past is filled with a luxurious experience and incredible feats, many of which seem improbable....
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Why Did Daisy Marry Tom in The Great Gatsby?

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In The Great Gatsby, there are several love stories that are intertwined. Gatsby loves Daisy, she loves both Gatsby and her husband, her husband Tom loves Myrtle, but she is married to...
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Why does Poseidon hate Odysseus?

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The Olympic god Poseidon is one of the many foes of Odysseus. His hatred for the epic hero began after the famous Greek blinded Poseidon's son, Polyphemus. His son's humiliation...
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Why Did Gatsby Fail to Achieve the American Dream?

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The appearance of a happy life was just a lie that covered the deep grief inside. Gatsby didn't achieve the American dream because he chased the praise of others. His material...
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What’s the Role of Phemius in the Odyssey?

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Phemius is a bard of Ithaca. He sings a sad song about the Trojan War to the suitors of Penelope. The role of Phemius in Homer's Odyssey is to show the importance of oral storytelling...
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What Was Jay Gatsby’s Real Name & Background?

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Jay Gatsby's real name is James Gatz. He was the son of a poor farmer from North Dakota. Gatsby (or Gatz, to be exact) did not come from San Francisco, as he claimed. He attended St...
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What prevents Odysseus from killing the sleeping Cyclops?

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Odysseus knew that the boulder that blocks the way out of the cave was too massive for him and his team to move by themselves. Detailed answer: In the Odyssey book, the main...
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What are the literary devices in The Metamorphosis?

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The primary literary devices used by Kafka include metaphor, allegory, irony, and imagery. Detailed answer: Metaphor. It is a word or expression used in a figurative sense. It...
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What does it mean to be cuckold in Othello?

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While exploring Othello, the readers will definitely see many unfamiliar words. One of them is a cuckold. This word was frequently used in the Medieval and Renaissance periods. In...
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When Does Darcy Propose to Elizabeth for the Second Time?

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Darcy proposes to Elizabeth for the second time during their walk in Chapter 58. After the first proposal, his feelings have remained the same, and he says so to Elizabeth. But her...
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How does Odysseus escape Charybdis the second time?

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He grabbed the branch of a fig tree that grew above the whirlpool and hung there until Charybdis began to spew water. Together with water came the mast of the ship, clinging to which...