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Kidnapped

Robert Louis Stevenson

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SparkNotes Editors. “SparkNote on Kidnapped.” SparkNotes.com. SparkNotes LLC. n.d.. Web. 9 Apr. 2014.

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SparkNotes Editors. “SparkNote on Kidnapped.” SparkNotes LLC. n.d.. http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/kidnapped/ (accessed April 9, 2014).

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SparkNotes Editors. (n.d.). SparkNote on Kidnapped. Retrieved April 9, 2014, from http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/kidnapped/

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“Their conversation is awkward, especially when she mentions Wickham, a subject Darcy clearly wishes to avoid” (SparkNotes Editors).

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“Their conversation is awkward, especially when she mentions Wickham, a subject Darcy clearly wishes to avoid” (SparkNotes Editors, n.d.).

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Chicago requires the use of footnotes, rather than parenthetical citations, in conjunction with a list of works cited when dealing with literature.

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Vengeance or Loyalty? It depends on your point of view!

by English-Lit-Major, August 20, 2013

"To them, vengeance is a code of ethics that is acceptable."

This seems all wrong to me!

Stevenson takes a very sympathetic approach with the Highlanders. He wants us to LIKE them. He would not have considered vengeance an acceptable code of ethics, so he would not have meant for us to view the Highlanders as a vengeful people. There is something missing in this Sparknotes interpretation.

Considering the historical context, we know the Highlanders considered the English Whigs to be USURPERS. Therefore, they did not v... Read more

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