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The Best Early Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Yosely Arteaga is finished with The Handmaid's Tale: One thing that's interesting is that Serena and the Commander didn't even know that Offred was going to be taken away which made it clear to offred that they did not call the Eyes. But what's suspicious to her is that nick encouraged her to follow the eyes. Then towards the end Offred feels as if she is willing to do anything to survive. Which is a big change from her at the beginning to the end.
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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A glaring gap in my own literary education has been filled. With her passing this year, I finally acquired a copy of Maya Angelou's beloved work and gave myself over to reading it, and it really is the powerful, lyrical, achingly beautiful book that ...more
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Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
Much Ado About Nothing
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I enjoyed re-reading this in anticipation of viewing the new Joss Whedon film and the older Kenneth Branagh version, and I think it is a pretty wonderful play with moments of great fun and brilliance. I'm steeped in the tragedies more deeply than the ...more
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“The past is never dead. It's not even past.”
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“With the gun which was too big for him, the breech-loader which did not even belong to him but to Major de Spain and which he had fired only once, at a stump on the first day to learn the recoil and how to reload it with the paper shells, he stood against a big gum tree beside a little bayou whose black still water crept without motion out of a cane-brake, across a small clearing and into the cane again, where, invisible, a bird, the big woodpecker called Lord-to-God by negroes, clattered at a dead trunk. It was a stand like any other stand, dissimilar only in incidentals to the one where he had stood each morning for two weeks; a territory new to him yet no less familiar than that other one which after two weeks he had come to believe he knew a little--the same solitude, the same loneliness through which frail and timorous man had merely passed without altering it, leaving no mark nor scar, which looked exactly as it must have looked when the first ancestor of Sam fathers' Chickasaw predecessors crept into it and looked about him, club or stone axe or bone arrow drawn and ready, different only because, squatting at the edge of the kitchen, he had smelled the dogs huddled and cringing beneath it and saw the raked ear and side of the bitch that, as Sam had said, had to be brave once in order to keep on calling herself a dog, and saw yesterday in the earth beside the gutted log, the print of the living foot. He heard no dogs at all. He never did certainly hear them. He only heard the drumming of the woodpecker stop short off, and knew that the bear was looking at him. he did not move, holding the useless gun which he knew now he would never fire at it, now or ever, tasting in his saliva that taint of brass which he had smelled in the huddled dogs when he peered under the kitchen.”
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“It is the writer's privilege to help man endure by lifting his heart.”
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“How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home.”
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