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Southern literature (sometimes called the literature of the American South) is defined as American literature about the Southern United States or by writers from this region. Characteristics of Southern literature include a focus on a common Southern history, the significance of family, a sense of community and one’s role within it, a sense of justice, the region's dominant religion (Christianity) and the burdens/rewards religion often brings, issues of racial tension, land and the promise it brings, a sense of social class and place, and the use of the Southern dialect.
“ She went to the window. A fine sheen of sugary frost covered everything in sight, and white smoke rose from chimneys in the valley below the resort town. The window opened to a rush of sharp early November air that would have the town in a flurry of activity, anticipating the tourists the colder weather always brought to the high mountains of North Carolina. She stuck her head out and took a deep breath. If she could eat the cold air, she would. She thought cold snaps were like cookies, like g ...more ”
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All active students and alumni of Georgia Southern University
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Post questions, event updates, reading statuses and any general information! And remember, "God …more
[close] Post questions, event updates, reading statuses and any general information! And remember, "God don't care which church you go to, long as you show up!" - Truvy
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This is a group for romance novel lovers! We’re all contemporary romance writers with a hint of …more
[close] This is a group for romance novel lovers! We’re all contemporary romance writers with a hint of Southern, a big serving of Suspense, a sprinkle of Rom-Com, and a big helping of general badass females! This group is for fans of: Ashley Hastings Emma Renshaw Fen Wilde Jiffy Kate Krista Sandor Lynne Leslie S.E. Rose S.M. West
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