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Next-in-Reading #37: Gone Case, Graphic Novels #1 & #2

Title: Gone Case, Graphic Novels #1 & #2
Author: Dave Chua
Year: 2010

“You can make your own destiny. Good or bad, it’s up to you.” … 552 more words

Joelyn Alexandra

World Lit Honors: Oedipus Rex and Revenge of the Sith Essays

Your homework over winter break will be to compose two essays which answer the following two questions:

  • How does Anakin Skywalker embody the character of Oedipus?
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World Lit

A Confederacy of Dunces, and Toole's Likely Struggles with Gay Identity

Today is the birthday of John Kennedy Toole, author of A Confederacy of Dunces. I rummaged through Word to find something I had written several years ago. 2,320 more words

Essays And Anecdotes

Jorge Luis Borges and the Vindications

A short fiction by Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges  called ‘The Library of Babel’ uses the word ‘vindication’ in such a way that merits further discussion. 603 more words

Literary Analysis

Next-in-Reading #36: Ten Sticks One Rice

Title: Ten Sticks One Rice
Author: Koh Hong Teng, Oh Yong Hwee
Year: 2012
Epigram Books

“While we might not have been born on the same day… let us hope that it may at least be the same day that we will-“ … 369 more words

Joelyn Alexandra

Reaction to Semantic Cohort Method

Today we discussed the article entitled, “A Quantitative Literary History of 2,958 Nineteenth-Century British Novels”. The article focused on utilizing quantitative and computational approaches to track changes in literature over time. 295 more words

Thoughts on "The Death of Dolgushov"

The Russian Jewish writer Isaac Emmanuilovich Babel fought in the first World War, later becoming a journalist. In many of his stories, the narrator appears as a semi-autobiographical apparition of Babel himself. 1,399 more words

Russian History