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Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara

Joe was like a young fellow that never grew up. In many respects that was what he was. But if you let it end there, you wouldn’t have the full picture of the man. 1,791 more words


W2: Introduction: The Colonists and Their Legacy, Lecture and Seminar Write up


Today was the first day of lectures for me, in my 3 year English Literature course at UEA. It was an overwhelming day, featuring a good few tears, nearly falling asleep, and coming out of the lecture theater as a group whispering a collective  827 more words

American Literature

Literary Pop: Jonathan Livingston Seagull

“Do you want to fly so much that you will forgive the Flock, and learn, and go back to them one day and work to help them know?” 452 more words

Literary Pop

'Nothing Ever Breaks Except The Heart' by Kay Boyle

Nothing Ever Breaks Except The Heart by Kay Boyle, 1941

The magic trick:

A perfect title

In all honesty, you really don’t need to read this story. 223 more words


Professor Neil Wynn talks about African American literature

To celebrate Black History Month, we’re revisiting a conversation with Professor Neil Wynn, recorded earlier this year.

Quote of the Day

“The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.” – Henry Miller

Quote Of The Day

'The Net' by Robert M. Coates

The Net by Robert M. Coates, 1941

The magic trick:

The phrase: the night was a net

Walter, the main character of “The Net,” is unlikeable in pretty much every imaginable way. 216 more words