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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...
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What Role Does Social Class in The Great Gatsby Play?

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The social class in The Great Gatsby, the outstanding novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is an integral part of the book. Upper-class people are expected to act with dignity, grace,...
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“I was Within and Without” What Does This Quote Mean?

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"I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life." The quote implies the repulsiveness and allurement of Tom Buchanan guests'...
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“I Hope She’ll Be a Fool” What Does This Quote Mean?

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Daisy's statement shows how protective she is of her daughter's innocence. She hopes that if she is foolish enough, she will not be as hurt by life as more introspective people. ...
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How Is Gatsby Different from His Guests?

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Gatsby is strikingly different from the guests who attend his weekly parties for several reasons. The critical aspects of his personality that make him stand out are honesty and...
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How Does Nick Meet Gatsby for the First Time?

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Nick Carraway and Jay Gatsby might have known each other from several possible encounters. Their first proper meeting happens during one of Gatsby’s parties, to which Nick was invited....
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In Chapter 8, Did Gatsby Go to Oxford?

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Yes, Gatsby went to Oxford even though he wanted to go back to Daisy. However, he was sent there because of a clerical error. Detailed answer: One of the curious questions arises...
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Why Was Young Gatsby Drawn to Daisy?

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Young Gatsby loved the image he created for himself with a great passion. He did not know the real Daisy but dreamed of a beautiful high-class girl. She lives with no worries, and...
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What Is the Storyline of Wuthering Heights?

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In summary, the story revolves around the course of Heathcliff's short life. After being a servant, Heathcliff runs away when he discovers his loved one wishes to marry a rich man. He...
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Who Wrote A Good Man is Hard to Find?

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Irish American writer Flannery O'Connor wrote the short story A Good Man is Hard to Find. She wrote two novels and thirty short stories. Thanks to her works, she entered the American...
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What Is the Style Of A Good Man Is Hard to Find?

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Literary critiques refer to O’Connor’s writing style as Southern Realism. She created a realistic narrative, adding features of irony, foreshadowing, and imagery. Through these...
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Man vs. Man Conflict in A Good Man Is Hard to Find

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The grandmother and The Misfit stand in the center of A Good Man Is Hard to Find. Their disagreement represents the man vs. man conflict. These characters are very different, which...