Hard Times

‘Hard Times’ in Context

Against a backdrop of the infamous Industrial Revolution, with all its purported social and cultural advancements, the masses of poor and unrepresented factory workers...
Scrooge

​The Merriest (& Most Depressing) Time of the Year!

Yes, it's true... The holidays are a time of togetherness--with lots of fun and laughter (or so it should be, right?). But, there's more...

Scrooge Quotes – ‘A Christmas Carol’ Memories

When you read, re-read, or think about A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, the ending always comes to mind (how could it not), but there's...
The Monster at the End of This Book

What Last Lines Are These? Final Words in Favorite Novels (& Stories)

When a book ends (particularly when I love the novel), it feels something like a death. There's a finality to the final words, even...

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