The Good Earth Themes
With choices come consequences:
Wang Lung had to make many choices throughout the book, and his lifestyle was
the result of the choices he made. Wang Lung chose to buy more land as soon as
he had the money, and that led to good fortu
1. Scarlet letter
Hester: She had to wear it as a sign of guilt, however it didnt serve the
purpose the Puritans had wanted it to. Hester did not feel so much guilt, and
that it because she had been isolated from the Puritan society.
The Puritans, with th
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
These two men appear in the play as longtime friends of Hamlet. And throughout
the play, they stay as static characters who further the readers understanding of the
relationship between Hamlet and Claudius.
As a result of thei
Hamlet is a contradictory character whose characterization lies mainly with his
Throughout the play, Hamlet seems to be mad and unable to control his actions, yet
whenever he is confronted, as by Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, Hamlet
Ophelias fragility is strongly displayed upon Laertes return. Due to Poloniuss death, her
sanity collapses and she sinks into a mire of unquestionable madness.
In Act IV, sc. 5, Ophelia enters the scene distracted and with a song of death on her m
Of Gods and Humans Questions
a. The parents of the ancient race of gods known as the Titans were Gaea, the Earth,
and her son and husband, Uranus, the Sky.
b. The women of this ancient race were called the Titanesses. There were six of
1) Mrs. Reed had always been indulgent with her three children John, Eliza, and
Georgiana. However, the fates of her children were not quite pleasant.
2) John died after gambling and loosing money excessively.
3) Eliza barely spoke and Georgiana
Summer Reading Jane Eyre responses
1) One of Jane Eyres more important traits was self-sufficiency.
2) She grew up an orphan and learned early in life, as result of cruelty from her Reed
relatives, that she must take care of herself to survive.
Gertrude, one of the two female characters in the play, is portrayed as a confused mother
in Act IV. In scene 1 of the Act, Gertrude rushes to Claudius to deliver the news of
Polonius death. Her affection and worry for Hamlets sanity overw
A Euphemizing Change
Lord Alfred Tennyson wrote two versions of the poem The Lady of Shalott: one
in 1832; the other in 1844.
Though both versions retain the same story, setting, and characters, there are quite a few
Some are edits to ease