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Reflecting on "Living Like Weasels" and "On a Hill Far Away"

In “Living Like Weasels”, the theme of freedom is portrayed through Dillard’s comparison of the weasel’s life in the wild to human’s desire to live freely without constraint. 676 more words

Teaching A Stone To Talk

To Notice Each Thing

a Mt. Baker photo by Joel DeWaard

The Old Testament book of Micah answers the question of why we are here with another:
“What doth the Lord require of thee but to do justly, … 165 more words

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"Living Like Weasels", "On a Hill Far Away"

Annie Dillard’s “Living Like Weasels” idealizes the lives of weasels and suggests that we, as humans, should learn from their simplistic lifestyles centered around a single necessity. 789 more words

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Review: "Holy the Firm" by Annie Dillard

I just finished reading “Holy the Firm” by Annie Dillard, which I was assigned to read for my Catholicism and Literature class for this upcoming semester. 465 more words

"Total Eclipse"

My interpretation of the reading “Total Eclipse” is basically (I missed a ton of things she was talking about.) the discussion of life’s value and what that value means once life is gone. 430 more words

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FROM HONG KONG THROUGH ANNIE DILLARD TO JUDE LAW

A GEM FROM HONG KONG  —  QUIET BUT SHATTERING

A Simple Life          Ann Hui          2011

I am charmed and moved by this film in which nothing happens  —  and yet everything does.  332 more words

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Reflecting on "Lenses" and "A Field of Silence"

“Lenses” portrays a young Annie Dillard and depicts how her view on life changes as she transitions into adulthood. As a young child, Dillard claims to have enjoyed “setting up a limitless series of apocalypses” (104). 421 more words

Teaching A Stone To Talk