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the cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.
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What makes somebody want to tackle such a classic as Lolita? A stoic novel that unwittingly explores the darker, more abrasive side of humanity, whilst unwaveringly remaining a pillar of literature, despite all of the critical analysis and commentary proceeding it? 916 more words
In the summer of 1984, I had a work-study job manning the checkout desk at the Library at Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology. The MCZ Library had long been a research resource for Harvard academics, including the late author Vladimir Nabokov. 1,028 more words