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1

Name of protagonist in the awakening

Edna

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Who wrote the awakening

Kate Chopin

3

When was the awakening published

1899

4

Name of protagonist in portrait of a lady

Isabel

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Who wrote portrait of a lady

Henry James

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When was portrait of a lady published

1881

7

Themes in the awakening

Bored
Wealth
Women in society

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Themes in portrait of a lady

Europe vs America
Wealthy society
Women

9

how does the great gatsby link to 'to kill a mockingbird' by harper lee

like Scout, a child learning the realities and cruelties of her world, nick discovers the imperfections of his family and class

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how does the grapes of wrath link to william faulkner's 'as we lay dying'

both explore the collapse of the family in the face of the migrant crisis and desperate struggles to stay together

11

quotation from Fitzgerald's 'the rich boy'

'they think, deep in their hearts, that they are better than we'

12

quotation from Fitzgerald's 'winter dreams' about money

'some of the caddies were poor as sin... and Dexter caddied only for pocket money' shows that middle class is not good enough for dexter like gatsby

13

link from 'winter dreams' to 'beautiful little fool'

'the little girl who had done this was eleven - beautifully ugly as little girls are apt to be who are destined after a few years to be inexpressibly lovely and bring no end of misery to a great number of men'

14

quotation from native son explaining bigger's actions

“Violence is a personal necessity for the oppressed...It is not a strategy consciously devised. It is the deep, instinctive expression of a human being denied individuality.”

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quotation from native son about race divide

“Goddamnit, look! We live here and they live there. We black and they white. They got things and we ain't. They do things and we can't. It's just like livin' in jail.”