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Using Devices to Be Yourself

“Interlink’d, food-yielding lands!/ Land of coal and iron! land of gold! land of cotton, sugar, rice!/ Land of wheat, beef, pork! land of wool and hemp! land of the apple and the grape!” This literary device filled and meaning revealing … Continue reading

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Power vs. Religion

In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, King Claudius has a soliloquy in Act III Scene III that illuminates the chaos between religion and power in this play. A couple months before the play begins, Claudius is presented with a risky dilemma; either stand … Continue reading

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The Scarlet Letter

Title: The Scarlet Letter Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne Characters: Hester Prynne – the novel’s protagonist, she wears the scarlet letter, married Chillingworth, had an affair with Dimmesdale, endured a lot of humiliation and scorn, very alienated from society Pearl – Hester’s … Continue reading

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Stay Afloat to Pass the Test

There are multiple motifs present in The Flood, but the two that overpower the rest are a test and water. In the beginning of this story, God explains to Noah that violence has lead to a corrupt world. Due to … Continue reading

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Arrive in a Testing Mindset and Focus

The most critical tactics to help you score high on the AP English Test are available to the world in various test prep sources. According to BenchPrep Blog’s article AP English – What To Expect, “The whole point of preparing … Continue reading

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Be Brave

Margaret Peterson Haddix’s Among the Hidden portrays the horrors of a futuristic place where a government group called the “Population Police” forbids families to have more than two children. Due to this story taking place in the not so distant … Continue reading

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