I wrote this guest blog for Enotes on little-known facts about Dickens. Hope you enjoy! Click on the picture or here for whole post.
This is part of an answer I provided @Enotes.com Should you teach grammar with L2, or just "go with the flow?" That is the question! The universal consensus is that you should teach any foreign language completely, along with its rules, meanings, proper and ethical usage. The rationale behind this is that language is never... Continue Reading →
Make children into food items to fix the "Irish problem" and any other issue with the poor. These were the proposed actions made by Jonathan Swift in "A Modest Proposal." A quintessential piece of irony, this piece was written by a man that 300 years ago equated the likes of Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart.... Continue Reading →
The speculations of sexual depravity and abuse have always been at center stage at in Henry James's The Turn of the Screw. Read further on what sexual hysteria, a condition which Alice James (Henry's sisters) also suffered.
For this, and all kinds of homework help, visit me at http://www.enotes.com/people/herappleness and also hundreds of awesome educators ready to answer your questions in science, lit, math, you name it! Hawthorne definitely shows scorn toward the women of the village, hinting in a succinctly satirical tone, which is typical Hawthorne fashion, at their lack of sophistication, their... Continue Reading →