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Defeatist London

Wordsworth’s “London, 1802″ provides a far less effective, thorough, and powerful critique of nineteenth-century London’s social and political corruption than Blake’s “London.” Blake captures his audience’s emotions and establishes a sense of pathos by giving his readers an immersive experience supported by figurative language and clarity that Wordsworth lacks. 402 more words

Figurative Language (9/18)

Not without meaning

It should not be a surprise, given the name of this blog, that Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick is one of my favorite books. I have never understood why most people find it a difficult read. 2,052 more words


Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild: Hushpuppy's Interpretation of the Universe

Before We Begin

I’ve been meaning to write something new for this site for the last few days. Alas, I have failed.

So, you get this instead. 2,641 more words