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Adam's Rib: a telling muddle

She (Amanda Bonner, Katherine Hepburn) drives him (Adam Bonner, Spencer Tracy) to work (Adam’s Rib, directed by George Cukor, scripted Ruth Gordon

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20th Century Culture

[652] Jack Holmes and His Friend - Edmund White

” Jack didn’t think he was a nonconformist; he simply loved Will. If he could have magically turned himself into a girl whom Will would want to marry, he’d have done it without hesitation. 505 more words


The Noble Savages of the North America as Described by Benjamin Franklin

The Noble Savages of the North America as Described by Benjamin Franklin


 “Savages, we call them, because their manners differ from ours, which we think the perfection of civility; they think the same of theirs.” 997 more words

Book Review: The Pearl That Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi

There are not many books that make me cry. I am not talking about a stray tear trickling down my cheek at a heartwarming finish……….this book made me sob uncontrollably at the end of it . 705 more words

American Literature

Miracles, Westerns, and a Mid-West Road Trip: Peace Like A River

It seems my reading has really slowed down after wrapping up my dissertation a week and a half ago. I suppose I am having a bit of a lull after doing so much reading and writing over the past year and a half. 614 more words

American Literature

Independent Reading Day, 4/22 (American Literature)

Today’s Learning Target:

I will use today’s class period to get ready for tomorrow’s small group discussion by reading To Kill a Mockingbird.

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What's up with the dead bodies?

In three of the five states I’ve read so far, a character in one of the state’s books finds a dead body beneath the surface of water: in the bayou in Alabama’s… 867 more words