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Joan Didion Documentary Reaches Funding Goal Within One Day

In the preface to Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Joan Didion’s collection of essays from the 1960s, the author speaks to her primary strength as a journalist. 369 more words

Still I Rise - Maya Angelou

You may write me down in history
With your bitter, twisted lies,
You may tread me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I’ll rise. 291 more words

American Literature

'In Greenwich, There Are Many Gravelled Walks' by Hortense Calisher

In Greenwich, There Are Many Gravelled Walks by Hortense Calisher, 1950

The magic trick:

Separating the story into three distinct, but linked, dramas

What an odd story. 269 more words

Short Stories

Native American Culture and Western Education

One of the many dark stains on the history of the United States is the treatment of Native Americans. Zitkala-Sa provides insight into the assimilation process many endured. 488 more words

American Women Writers

Timequake Discussion

Timequake is definitely not what I was expecting. That’s not to say it wasn’t any good. It’s simply different from the other Vonnegut books I’ve read. 415 more words

Book Club

Jeffrey Henshaw Says Gabba, Gabba Hey!

“Never Let School Interfere With Your Education” -Jeffrey Henshaw

Jeffrey Henshaw,  a thirteen year old boy, would have the title Most Annoying Kid in his neighborhood.

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The Diner

I am going to tell you a story friend, which is based on a true event; The Diner.

Now, There was an old lady who use to own a diner, the maitre’d wanted to buy the diner and about a month later he did. 524 more words