Donald Goines was an American writer who produced a total of sixteen books in five years, from 1971 to 1975, including "Dopefiend: The Story of a Black Junkie," "Black Girl Lost" and the "Kenyatta" series. Two of Goines' works, "Crime Partners" and "Never Die Alone," have been adapted into motion pictures.Know More
Goines' fiction focuses mainly on denizens of the African-American ghetto, and his characters were often criminals and drug addicts. Goines wrote his first two books while he was incarcerated. His works also include "Whoreson: The Story of a Ghetto Pimp," "Black Gangster," "Street Player," "White Man's Justice, Black Man's Grief," "Daddy Cool," "Eldorado Red," "Never Die Alone," "Swamp Man" and "Inner City Hoodlum."
The "Kenyatta" series, which Goines wrote under the pen name Al C. Clark, includes "Crime Partners," "Cry Revenge!," "Death List," "Kenyatta's Escape" and "Kenyatta's Last Hit."Learn more about Fiction
An example of situational irony in "The Story of an Hour" is when Louise Mallard discovers that her husband, Brently Mallard, is still alive. The fact that Mrs. Mallard dies of heart failure after learning that her husband is still alive is also an example of situational irony.Full Answer >
Louise's heart trouble and the open window from which she gazes are examples of symbolism in "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin. Symbolism in the story is used to illustrate Louise's lack of freedom and desire for independence.Full Answer >
The imagery in “The Story of an Hour,” by Kate Chopin, illustrates freedom and repression. Believing herself newly widowed, Louise Mallard reflects on the institution of marriage and what it means to be free for the first time in her life before dying from shock when her husband returns alive.Full Answer >
Because the children's book series Goosebumps was mass published and many copies are still available, there are no specific editions that are any more valuable than the next. Many booksellers sell a large number of the books in the series together, as opposed to individually, to make larger profits.Full Answer >