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Shadow Tag by Louise Erdrich
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Jan 25, 2011

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Read from January 19 to 25, 2011


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01/22/2011 page 13
5.0% "intercalary hour - inserted in the calendar to harmonize it with the solar year"
01/22/2011 page 37
14.0% "sfumato - the technique of allowing tones and colors to shade gradually into one another, producing softened outlines or hazy forms."
01/22/2011 page 39
15.0% ""But there was only an amber leaf, a frayed heart suspended at the edge of a vertical white crack that went down so far it disappeared." SYMBOLISM!!!"
01/22/2011 page 7
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01/22/2011 page 44
17.0% ""The way Irene read often exasperated him, but he envied it in a way, too, and it was further evidence to him of her confidence with books. She treated them like servants; he was their servant."
01/22/2011 page 81
32.0% "Insipidity"
01/24/2011 page 127
50.0% "Florian is a genius, said Irene. My husband is a very good painter."
01/24/2011 page 129
50.0% "", perfectly sculpted thin lips." (I am having trouble with this image.)"
01/24/2011 page 145
57.0% "Shadow Tag!!!"
01/24/2011 page 161
63.0% "Remanence"
01/25/2011 page 217
85.0% ""Together in Paris, he and Irene had stared at this portrait and, for different reasons, wept." WHAT DO YOU THINK THEIR REASONS WERE?"
01/25/2011 page 232
91.0% ""The season of peace and chaos is upon us...". I like this description of Christmas. or is it a description of 'December' more accurate?"
01/25/2011 page 232
91.0% ""A mother's brain is an ort pile...""
01/25/2011 page 238
93.0% "So what is the significance of the Xmas xMas xmAs and xmaS spellings? Anyone, anyone?"
01/25/2011 page 249
97.0% "Aw crap."
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