My grandmother says when she was a kid in China, she became Catholic because of the Mary Knows nuns. I tried to look that up on the Internet but couldn't find anything. Can you help?
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In The Count of Monte Cristo , does cupidity mean love? I'm guessing that because of, you know, Cupid. Valentine's Day. My theater teacher called me a name the other day. I don't think it was supposed to be a compliment. What's a somnambulist, anyway? Why was Tartuffe such a jerk?
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To Kill a Mockingbird has this word fey in it, but I don't know what it means. Does it mean short lived or fleeting? Then I saw that word in Frankenstein. What's a hovel? I thought it was like a place that had room service. I have a friend who said something about phantasmagoric. That's not real, is it? Which of the following literary devices is used in these poetic lines by John Milton? In Faulkner's A Rose for Emily," what does noblesse oblige mean? Why does Satan rebel against God? I'm reading Candide, by Voltaire, and one of the dudes is an Anabaptist. In Romeo and Juliet , who was the last person to see Juliet alive?
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In the book The Scarlet Letter , what is a vigil? What should I do now?! What is the exact quote in Hamlet about something being wrong in Denmark?
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Something smells? Something is amiss? What does Utilitarianism mean, from a philosophical perspective? What was the form of English that Shakespeare used? What was the "final solution" in the book Night by Elie Wiesel? With the many novels out there, is there a database of some sort that can narrow down your choices to a specific book of interest for pleasure reading?
And if not, why hasn't there been? How do you pronounce Houyhnhnms?
How can Jordan Baker be described as a professional golfer? To my knowledge, the LPGA did not form until the mids. What are the humanities? What classic novels take place in Florida?
In which Hemingway short story is the saying, "Children's shoes for sale"? Who is the "lady" that Robert Plant speaks of in the song "Stairway to Heaven"? Was Odysseus the one who planned the Trojan horse, in the Trojan War? How do I get my smart-but-hates-to-read son interested in reading? Poetry gives me problems. How can I figure out what poems are about?
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