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Major Characters in ‘Absalom, Absalom!’ by William Faulkner

“Absalom, Absalom!”  by William Faulkner was  first published in 1936. The novel is about three inter-related families in the American South before, during, and just after the American Civil War. 560 more words


I've been coughing a lot recently...

Now, I will readily admit that I am not a doctor (I am related to one) but from what I’ve gathered over the years coughing is the body’s way of trying to get rid of an infection. 720 more words


Road Trip to Nashville- Day 3


We started our day off meeting some family friends at Noshville, which is a local diner with a few locations in Nashville. We ate at the Green Hills location, which just so happens to be the one that Vince Gill eats at Every. 469 more words


The Awakening by Kate Chopin

I wish I’d read this novel in college, when I was much more into the whole “female awakening” thing. I think I would have been much more sympathetic of Chopin’s main character, Edna Pontellier. 829 more words


From my Reading: 5 Favorite Quotes: Mississippi Cotton

As part of a new little series I’m doing here on my blog, I recently did a post about a book I was reading, called Mississippi Cotton, just telling a bit about it and giving my thoughts about the book.   318 more words


The Light In August

August has fallen upon us a warm blanket that we do no want. The air of August is only made to feel more oppressive as it is smothered between the immediate memories of heat from May, June, and July and the stifling anticipation of temperatures of early September. 466 more words