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100 Books You Must Read Before You Die.

These are a hundred books that I love and that I feel you MUST read (in my opinion). It is a very diverse selection of books. They are also in no particular order.     1. Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained- John Milton This is an epic poem, but it is considered a book often. It is… Continue reading 100 Books You Must Read Before You Die.

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Paradise Lost, Eyes Never Regained.

England was a dystopia in the 1600’s. There was plague slithering around devouring people, malnutrition encircled people’s bellies, unemployment drained families, and famine strangled the people… England was suffering, so losing faith in a higher being was something that spread throughout the towns. People assign a higher being with the responsibility of maintaining their well-being… Continue reading Paradise Lost, Eyes Never Regained.

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Between the World and Me…

An analysis of the "black body" in Ta-Nehisi Coates's autobiography Between the World and Me and Richard Wright's poem Between the World and Me.

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Housekeeping: Humanity vs. Nature

When we think of nature we think of green beneath our feet, trees enclosing us, lakes mirroring our looks, the smell of flowers in a garden, rain splashing around our jackets, wind swirling around our figures, the sun smiling at us, birds flying around singing, animals dancing in the forest and sea, and much more… Continue reading Housekeeping: Humanity vs. Nature

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Wife of Bath’s: Maiden Power

Women are a force to be reckoned with in The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale. Women are always painted as fragile, voiceless, nameless property of men. Fairies are usually the only powerful and independent women in Medieval Literature. But, this does nothing for the reputation of women because they are not technically human women.… Continue reading Wife of Bath’s: Maiden Power

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The Country of the Pointed Firs

In The Country of the Pointed Firs, the narrator learns how to be. By be, I mean how to simply exist. There’s no specific rules or guidelines for how to live, the only thing that matters is that you are existing. This theme of existence is present in each of the women’s stories. Mrs. Todd… Continue reading The Country of the Pointed Firs

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The Fate of the Female

In the novel The House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton, there’s a tragic and heart wrenching ending. Lily dies. She consumed too much sleeping medicine, so she died. Whether it was an accident or suicide is a controversial and popular question, but that is not the point. The point is that she died. Like many… Continue reading The Fate of the Female

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Thank You, Dr. King

Thank you for everything you have done. Thank you for fighting for us. Thank you for putting your life on the line for your dreams and our dreams. Thank you for seeing our limitless possibilities and our worth. There is still lots that needs to be done, but because of people like you, Dr. Martin… Continue reading Thank You, Dr. King