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Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy - Quotes

  1. All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
  2. The danger lies not in that fantastic revolutionary hydra, but in the obstinacy of traditionalism clogging progress.
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The Second Life of Anna Karenina

I’ve always had a thing for russian novels. Peculiarly I grew fond of the tragic and the bleak around the figure of Anna Karenina.
I’ve always wondered about the way she would really have looked, and how she would move, now, in this era of ours. 400 more words

Mesh Head

A Look at Hugh Jackman as Blackbeard

Warner Bros is bringing a new perspective of the Peter Pan story to the big screen. With a script written by J.M. Barrie (characters) and Jason Fuchs (screenplay), the film is being directed by Joe Wright whose recent works include  137 more words

Emotional Weather Report*

Yesterday, a friend and I, both finding ourselves at the same conference, were discussing what it was like to be at the only warm spot in the country at the end of an otherwise-cold November– and since said spot is a quick southerly drive from our mutual alma mater, it entailed a review of everything we’d found disturbing about the area when we’d lived there all those years ago. 457 more words



“He stepped down, avoiding any long look at her as one avoids long looks at the sun, but seeing her as one sees the sun, without looking.” … 293 more words

Midterm today, so enjoy these quotes!

I have a midterm this afternoon so I can’t really do anything that requires any brain power whatsoever, because all of my brain power is taken up by pages upon pages of this: 458 more words

Student Struggle


Storge is the love of family. The love a parent has for a child, or a child has for a favourite aunt or uncle. The love a foster parent feels for the children in his or her care, or the love a grandparent feels for the child adopted by his son- and daughter-in-law. 126 more words