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Why Isn't Chekhov Taught in High School?

(It shouldn’t be, by the way.) I was talking with a friend about stuff I’d read recently or wanted to read, and Chekhov’s name came up and he said in passing, “Oh, he wasn’t in the high school curriculum.” 461 more words

Born to Shop

I never wear white
It makes me look fat
It wipes out my complexion
And being a slob, white isn’t right for me.
But what a great white dress discovered… 181 more words

First Night Design | Katherine Mansfield 1888-1923 | Quotes

In my opinion, New Zealand-born Katherine Mansfield was one of the greatest exponents of the short story. I devoured her work as a teenager and promptly tried to write just like her. 337 more words


scraping the day away.

I just built a web scraper – and made it work. After a week of trying and getting frustrated, I buckled down today, enlisted the help of some overly generous classmates and a professor who was answering questions way too late at night, and spent nearly ten hours getting this done. 271 more words

short and sweet.

This blog is a little harder to write today than normal, so it’ll be short and sweet.

A day of stress over roommate things ended relatively well. 76 more words

My Top 10 Chekhov Stories

I’m sorry I took so long in writing this… I can be a little slow when I’m reading short stories. I think it’s because (especially in Russian lit) there are a lot of new characters and I need time to stop and process each story before reading the next one. 720 more words

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