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Free Yourself: The Pressure to Be "Well Read" and Why It Shouldn't Matter

I’ll let you in on a secret.

I’ve never felt that I’ve been “well read” enough to be an English major.

Let’s face it- English majors are often literary elitists. 639 more words


The white cliffs

The White Cliffs

I have loved England, dearly and deeply,
Since that first morning, shining and pure,
The white cliffs of Dover I saw rising steeply… 7,609 more words


Witches Chant

Witches Chant (from Macbeth)

Round about the couldron go:
In the poisones entrails throw.
Toad,that under cold stone
Days and nights has thirty-one
Sweated venom sleeping got, 169 more words


You Taught Me Waiting With Myself

You Taught Me Waiting With Myself


You taught me Waiting with Myself—
Appointment strictly kept—
You taught me fortitude of Fate—
This—also—I have learnt— 48 more words


If She Were a Man...

Every year by spring break, I have at least one school subject that needs catching up on.

The subject this year is Classical Literature. Basically all I need to do is finish the Phaedo by Plato, read a couple of Greek tragedies, and begin Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra by Shakespeare. 548 more words

A bird came down

A Bird Came Down

A bird came down the walk:
He did not know I saw;
He bit an angle-worm in halves
And ate the fellow, raw. 90 more words




Childhood, sweet and sunny childhood,
With its careless, thoughtless air,
Like the verdant, tangled wildwood,
Wants the training hand of care.

See it springing all around us – 200 more words