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The Ex-English Major: Loving Literature After College

I’ve asked my friend Elisa Bryant to guest post on the blog this week. She’s talking about how literature impacts our lives, even when we aren’t reading. 1,000 more words

English Major

Joyce Carol Oates on Charlotte and Emily Brontë

Jane Eyre: An Introduction

One of the reasons for Jane Eyre’s authority over her own experience, and the confidence with which she assesses that experience, is that, as the romantically convoluted plot evolves, the reader learns that it is  414 more words

Joyce Carol Oates

Defining Success.. *again*

Success means many different things for a variety of people. Bu what I think defines success most accurately is growth. Success is not always about improvement but the process in which we are faced with difficulties and failures, and how we learned from it. 325 more words

Everyday Inspiration

Declaration of Independence

By Joyce Carol Oates

Jane Eyre abounds in mysteries and surprises.

The most immediate, for Charlotte Brontë’s contemporaries, was the identity of the author of this controversial bestselling first novel of 1847. 1,109 more words

Joyce Carol Oates

Jane Eyre: An Introduction

By Joyce Carol Oates

Reader, if you have yet to discover the unique voice of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, you have a special delight awaiting you. 4,744 more words

Joyce Carol Oates

Introducing Baby to Literature

Babylit Primers boast they are “a fashionable way to introduce your child to the world of classic literature.” This book line includes a Frankenstein anatomy primer, … 1,008 more words

Children's Literature

106. REDD

When I lived in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, I became accustomed to a dialect I hadn’t experienced, before or since. I grew up in eastern Pennsylvania, went to college in central Pennsylvania, but Pittsburgh was different. 272 more words