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3 Kiddie Pool Classics or 3 Easy-to-Read Classics that Shouldn't Scare the Pants off of You

Hey all! Today is the day you’ve been waiting for. The day I offend literati all over the inter web by comparing books that are stained with their (AND MY!) tears of adoration, to the shallow end of a pool. 977 more words

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Lewis Carroll's "She's All My Fancy Painted Him"

She’s all my fancy painted him
(I make no idle boast);
If he or you had lost a limb,
Which would have suffered most?

They told me you had been to her, 160 more words

The Prince Of Prophecy

On the Shelf: Bleak House by Charles Dickens

My Rating: 4 / 5 stars

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Summary: 

Often considered Charles Dickens’ masterpiece, Bleak House blends together several literary genres–detective fiction, romance, melodrama, and satire–to create an unforgettable portrait of the decay and corruption at the heart of law and society in Victorian England. 916 more words

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Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

“Treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends; they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies.” 

At first glance, Wuthering Heights appears to be a Gothic romance set amidst the wilderness of the Yorkshire moors. 653 more words

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Thomas Hardy and Treatment of Animals

In the last few weeks, there has been some debate in Norway about our wildlife management, particularly with regard to our predators. Norway has four main groups of predators: wolf, lynx, bear, and wolverine. 772 more words

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Hans Christian Andersen's "A Rose from Homer's Grave"

ALL the songs of the east speak of the love of the nightingale for the rose in the silent starlight night. The winged songster serenades the fragrant flowers. 481 more words

The Prince Of Prophecy

GWTW Chapters 31 – 40: The Green Gown

The guiding theme of this post is the interplay of outward appearance versus the inner character that takes place throughout the whole novel and is very visible in throughout these ten chapters. 1,024 more words

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