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What are the literary elements Andre Dubus uses in the short story Killings?

\nThe literary elements Dubus uses in Killings are point of view and plot. He uses third person limited omniscient point of view to let the reader into Matt, the main characters head. And he uses literary devices in plot such as "flashback" and "in media res". Matt has many flashbacks to life before (MORE)

Symbolism in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Mockingbirds: Mockingbirds are loud and incessant vocalists, and there song can be heard throughout the day and well into the night. Mockingbirds sing all day long and does nothing but singing, that was why Atticus said that it was a sin to kill a mockingbird. Bluejays: Blue jays are very territo (MORE)

What does the mockingbird symbolize in 'To Kill a Mockingbird'?

A mockingbird in to kill a mocking bird isn't an acual bird. It represents inocent, nice, only could do good, easy target people in the book. Like the black man or Mr. aurthor/boo. Mockingbirds symbolize peaceful things that don't cause any type of harm. Like Atticus says, "It is a sin to kill a m (MORE)

Where will i find Andre dubus's short story the killings?

You can find "Killings" in Andre Dubus: Selected Stories. Vintage Contemporaries, 1996. It is also anthologized in In the Bedroom: Seven Stories by Andre Dubus. Vintage Contemporaries, 2002. This later edition had a Preface by Todd Field, the director of the film In the Bedroom, based on "Killings." (MORE)

What is Andre?

As far as the theatre is concerned André is a play, a tragedy, written by playwright William Dunlap in 1798.

In To Kill a Mockingbird how is the mad dog a symbol?

The mad dog in TKM symbolises racism in the small town of Maycomb.When it roams the streets of the neighbourhood, all the citizenshide away in their houses with the windows and doors all shut andboard up - this symbolises the way the citizens of Maycomb areignorant of their racist and prejudice ways (MORE)

What are twenty symbols in To Kill a Mockingbird?

mockingbirds - boo - tom gum those dolls that looked like jem and scout oak tree that metal thing left in the tree watch court school ms dubose's flowers candy box Boo Radley's house The dress that Scout wears guns (riffles) Dog Town of Maycomb as a whole- represents depressio (MORE)

Symbol for 'To Kill a Mockingbird'?

TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD By: Harper Lee Early in the story Atticus Finch tells his son Jem that he (young Atticus) was allowed to shoot all the blue jays he wanted but to never harm a mocking bird because all it did was provide beautifull misic for those who listen. In other words, the mocking bird r (MORE)

What did the tree symbolize in To Kill a Mockingbird?

The tree in To kill a Mockingbird mainly represents "Boo" and his relationship with the outside world. "Boo" has no other way to communicate with anyone in Maycomb. When the Jem and Scout find out the "Boo's" brother filled the whole of the tree with cement, he tells them that the tree is dying. W (MORE)

In To Kill a Mockingbird what does the snowman symbolize and why?

I think it symbolized Tom Robinson. Because the night when Ms. Maudie's house was on fire and about to be burnt down the description of the scene are symbolics of many things. For example the very dark night (the verdict of the jury), the fire (the result), Mr. Atticus Finch fighting the fire (defen (MORE)

Who really killed Andres Bonifacio?

Utos ng kataas tasan pangulo aguinaldo masyado mapusok c bonifacio kya nahtulan cya ng kmatayan itoy d lng isang tao ang nag disiyon kundi pang kalahatang layunin para sa ikakabuti at para magampanan natin ang totong kalayaan sa mga dayuhan

What is symbolism in To Kill a Mockingbird?

The overarching symbolism of To Kill a Mockingbird lies in its title, which comes from when Atticus tells his children about how it is a sin to kill a mockingbird for it is a harmless creature that only brings joy to the world through its songs. In one sense, the title can be taken to symbolize the (MORE)

What symbols are used in To Kill a Mockingbird?

To Kill a Mockingbird, a person who shows symbolism is Atticus Finch. An object or place that shows symbolism would be the tree outside of the Radley's house. Atticus Finch shows symbolism because he is seen as a hero when he kills the rabid dog. Atticus is a father in that he shows love to his chil (MORE)

What does the gun symbolize in 'To Kill a Mockingbird'?

the gun symbolizes evils in the books. Such as Bob Ewell accusing an innocent black man. it doesn't symbolize anything it's the fact that tom gets shot which relates him to a mocking bird actually, the gun does represent a symbol. also, the gun represents false strength, because, when jem asked At (MORE)

What does the treehouse symbolize in To Kill a Mockingbird?

The treehouse symbolizes peace and childhood innocence. Scout and Jem are able to escape from the world around them and play in their treehouse. In addition, Jem goes up to the treehouse to think sometimes. The treehouse can be both a place of fun and excitement and a place of tranquility.

What does the snow symbolize in To Kill a Mockingbird?

In the book To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee the snow symbolizes that if children like Jem and Scout were disobedient the seasons would change. For instance, "Mr. Avery said it was written on the Rosetta Stone that when children disobeyed their parents, smoked cigarettes and made war on each ot (MORE)

What is the point in The Intruder by Andre Dubus?

The point is that Kenneth is struggling with his identity, he isunsure of himself in general. He is influenced by his religion andthe expectations of his gender to be "the man" of the house, and toprotect his sister.

How is the gun in to kill a mockingbird a symbol?

Whereas the mockingbird is a symbol of innocence and all that is pious, the gun is (most likely) racism, deciet, and discrimination. The reason that Atticus didn't let Scout and Jem shoot a mockingbird was because it sang and made beautiful music; it didn't hurt or kill animals or other. You could s (MORE)

Why did Emilio aguinaldo kill Andres bonifacio?

Emilio Aguinaldo kill Andres Bonifacio because of the tejeros convention and the documentary ACTA DE TEJEROS and Aguinaldo think that Bonifacio can be a hindrance in there plans, -adrianG

How is the treehouse in To Kill a Mockingbird a symbol?

The treehouse represents peace and childhood innocence. It ishidden in the leaves, away from all the evils of the world, and itallows the children to feel sheltered and safe in a "perfect"little world they create for themselves. Nothing is ugly orrevealed and naked/exposed there.

What does the pearl necklace symbolize in To Kill a Mockingbird?

An add-a-pearl necklace is briefly mentioned in the book. Scout issharing her opinions of what Aunt Alexandra thought she should belike. Scout believed that Aunt Alexandra thought that she should bea normal girl, which included activities like wearing theadd-a-pearl necklace she was given when she w (MORE)

What is the symbolism in the camellias in 'To Kill a Mockingbird'?

Well they represent Mrs. Dubose's racism because they are white and the "Snow-on-the-mountain" means that whites are higher (not that I support this) and Mrs. Dubose is racist. When Jem hacks at them he is attempting to destroy Mrs. Dubose's racism. I'm just trying to figure out what the symbolism o (MORE)

What is the symbolism of a mockingbird in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Mockingbirds are harmless animals that only creates beautiful chirping songs for people to hear. To kill a mockingbird is a terrible thing to do as they are innocent and don't negatively affect people's lives. The mockingbird represents African Americans. In the story Tom is innocent, he has never h (MORE)

Why is the mockingbird an important symbol in To Kill a Mockingbird?

It symbolizes an innocent character who should not be put in thelimelight even though he was a hero. A mockingbird is an innocent bird which people should respectbecause it doesn't hurt or annoy us. A mockingbird in this storysymbolizes that nothing innocent should be harmed. It is one of themany t (MORE)

How old is Andre Dubus?

Andre Dubus was born on August 11, 1936 and died on February 24, 1999. Andre Dubus would have been 62 years old at the time of death or 78 years old today.

What kind of symbolism does To Kill a Mockingbird use?

It explains the drastic- disgusting (if you will) racial prejudiceof the 1930's - 1940's; the time which this book takes place. All throughout the book it leads up to Jem's arm being broken, andhow the actions taking place explain the reasoning and depth of thereality of racial prejudice. And the (MORE)

How is morphine a symbol in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Morphine is a symbol because it shows another person burdened by something. Just as Tom is burdened by prejudice and Boo Radley is burdened by his previous actions. The main difference is that Mrs. (or Ms?) Dubose was able to overcome her difficulty and die free.