New Year, New You #Quotes

It's January 1st. New Year's Day. We think of this (a new year) in a (somewhat) revolutionary light. After all, this is a new year, which...

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Missing Malcolm X Writings Surface Again

It's the stuff of recent Malcolm X legend! Born with the name "Malcolm Little," he was a Muslim minister and human rights activist. He...

Quotes

Why Is ‘The Catcher In The Rye’ Important? 7 Ways

To some readers--both past and present--The Catcher in the Rye is a mish-mash of unacceptable and irrelevant moments from a young kid who doesn't...
Gargoyles, Frankenstein

I, Frankenstein

Yeah, I know... I've come late to the party. I didn't think I'd like I, Frankenstein, so I waited until it came out on...
Dumbledore

What does Dumbledore say?

Harry Potter: The Sorcerer’s Stone “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” –The Sorcerer’s Stone “Fear of a name increases...
Nebraska - Willa Cather

Why is Willa Cather important?

Like me, you may have first discovered Willa Cather through My Antonia. Perhaps, you learned to love her style and prose, the dark irony...

A Survey of Old & Middle-English Literature – Reading

These are the works of literature that may inspire the horrified expressions on the faces of students (when they realize that the class will...

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Family’s Family For All That

With the holidays now in full swing, there's lots of talk about the wonders of family, with the side dish of toxic relationships, broken...
Reading

To Read or Not To Read (Is That Even a Question?) #Read #Books

I see this picture of a man eating a banana and reading sheet music, and it looks comical... It reminds me of all the times...
Charlotte Bront : Jane Eyre. Timbre Angleterre.

Why Jane Eyre?

I like to look at the titles of books -- to muse about why the title was chosen, and what it might mean in...

Banned Books

What Elie Wiesel Says About Humanity?

Elie Wiesel has been seen as a voice of the Holocaust. Although he was not the first to speak out (and write) about his...