Read the poem and think about what the theme is.At the Aquariumby Max EastmanSerene the silver fishes glide,Stern-lipped, and pale, and wonder-eyed!As through the aged deeps of ocean,They glide with wan and wavy motion.They have no pathway where they go,They flow like water to and fro,They watch with never-winking eyes,They watch with staring, cold surprise,The level people in the air,The people peering, peering there:Who wander also to and fro,And know not why or where they go,Yet have a wonder in their eyes,Sometimes a pale and cold surprise.One theme of the poem isA. people should accept people for who they are.B. people and animals are not so different after all.C. aquariums are jails for fish and should not exist.D. fish in aquariums enjoy looking at the people.Please comment the letter and include an explanation if possible. I want to know why that is the answer you chose.
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Read the following passage and answer the question that follows. Tom Stoppard’s play, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, draws on two previous theatrical works: Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead follows the “off-stage” exploits of two minor characters from Hamlet, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. While the two main characters in Stoppard’s play occasionally make brief appearances in “Hamlet,” as scripted in Shakespeare’s original tragedy, the majority of the play takes place in other parts of the castle where Hamlet is set. While “off stage” in this way, the characters resemble the main characters in the absurdist Waiting for Godot. As in Beckett’s play, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern pass the time by impersonating other characters, engaging in word play, and remaining silent for long periods of time. These same two characters were also featured in a parody of Hamlet, the short comic play by W. S. Gilbert entitled Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Gilbert’s play makes Rosencrantz and Guildenstern into central characters and alters the storyline of Hamlet. This passage clearly states that (5 points) there are many playwrights who show little or no respect for classic works of literature Tom Stoppard wrote his play to counteract Shakespeare’s messages in Hamlet two different writers have made Rosencrantz and Guildenstern into main characters analyzing literature can be difficult for people who do not know many different titles