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Jane Austen, Emma Vol 1 (Review, or perhaps just thoughts)

Every now and then my local Jane Austen group does a slow read of one of Austen’s novels. With 2015 being the 200th anniversary of the publication of… 783 more words

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Wk 1- peer review 19th century literature

Here’s the blog I commented on this week: https://wordpress.com/read/post/id/71948419/129/

Hey Rachel, I totally agree with your interpretation of my heart leaps up. However I think there needs to be a little bit more emphasis placed within the line “The child is father of the man”, it supports your argument fully but perhaps is the most important within the poem. 37 more words

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Week 2: 19th Century Literature

Study “Resolution and Independence” closely and see if you can write a paragraph on why Wordsworth seems to value this socially “worthless” person? This old man has no degrees, no wealth, no substance, and yet Wordsworth sees him as one of the greatest people he has ever met. 244 more words

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Week 1: 19th Century Literature Peer Review

Nice work Thomas, you have also expressed  my thoughts on his poem, especially how he wishes that the world would be bound to the natural beauty. 10 more words

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An Occurrence at the Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce- a short story


A man stood upon a railroad bridge in northern Alabama, looking down into the swift water twenty feet below. The man’s hands were behind his back, the wrists bound with a cord. 3,773 more words

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Week 1: 19th Century Literature

Take a line from any poem looked at this week and build your own poem, based on your own experience, from the chosen line.

I went to the Garden of Love… 66 more words

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Far From the Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy

Having read – and thoroughly enjoyed – Tess of the D’Urbevilles towards the end of 2014, I was keen to read Thomas Hardy’s second entry in the BBC Top 100 as soon as possible. 217 more words

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