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Memes

Understand there is an allusion in the work, but can quite pinpoint what it is from?

What Strephon discovered about Celia (The Lady’s Dressing Room – Swift) 26 more words

War, What Is It Good For......?

Well, some cool T-shirts and souvenirs for a start…….

It is impossible to judge the mood and the history of a city in a day in the same way it is impossible to judge the history of a country in two weeks. 1,165 more words

Travel

QUOTATIONS TO LIVE BY

BLOG #16, SERIES #5
WEDNESDAYS WITH DR. JOE
QUOTATIONS TO LIVE BY
April 16, 2014

It is said that poetry is the most condensed literary art form there is–much more than is true of novels and short stories. 566 more words

Forgotten Font

“The world forgetting, by the world forgot. “

~Alexander Pope

Photos By Iliana C. Hakes-Martinez

A Critique of "An Essay on Criticism" (Part II lines 201 & 202)

Beginning with an indented line of ten syllables, with “blind” at the end to rhyme with the next ten syllabicated lines ending, “mind”, where a caesura trips dead center, after the fifth syllable lands, proves Pope’s understanding of the rationale in use and structure of the Heroic Couplet. 174 more words

Literature

Vol. 22: Lost in Translation

I am currently deep within reading The Odyssey. Although my goal was to only publish posts when I was done reading texts, my reading of the Odyssey—and the challenges I’ve had in doing so—have lead me to some reflections about the importance of good translations. 1,627 more words