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Fahrenheit 451: Summary, Setting, Themes

Author Ray Bradbury Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois on August 22, 1920. Ray Bradbury is an American novelist, short-story writer, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, and poet. Bradbury’s first book that got published was “Hollerbochens Dilemma”. Bradbury’s most popular novel, was Fahrenheit 451, it was released in 1953. Ray Bradbury has been awarded the O.…

Flannery O’ Connor’s Everything That Rises Must Converge: Summary & Analysis

There is an absolute theme of integration in “Everything That Rises Must Converge” by Flannery O’ Connor. Through the experience of reading this short story, we can depict the characters’ past experiences. There are two incompatible personalities in the passage, Mrs. Chestney, the mother, which represents the transition from the old South, and Julian, the…

Sandra Cisneros’ Eleven: Summary & Analysis

“Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros, uses many literary devices to characterize a complex eleven-year-old. Rachel, the ingenuous 1st person narrator, relates the details of her humiliating eleventh birthday. Although her diction reflects her age, Rachel conveys the difficulty of growing up with adult precision. She is embarrassed and feels helpless, but knows she will soon be…