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The Merchant of Venice (RSC Edition) by William Shakespeare

Rating: ★★★★

Genre: Play

Medium: Paperback

Synopsis: Bassanio has fallen in love.  He fully intends to woo the apple of his eye–Portia, a Venetian heiress–but has no means to get to Italy.   1,103 more words

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Rating: ★★★★★

Genre: Fiction, classics, young adult literature

Medium: Kindle ebook

Synopsis: Marmee is the mother of four young girls, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy.  Their father is off at war, and they’re making ends meet.   436 more words

Shakespeare, Austen, & Women's Morality

In the case of examining literature, morality cannot be discussed via the oversimplified connotations currently carried with the word. “Morality,” is not only associated with what is good, but should be seen as a series of rules that societies or individuals hold themselves to, even when they are not consciously aware of them. 3,141 more words


Hamlet - Act I, Scene I

I’ve wanted to do something like this for a while. Let me know if you enjoy it, or if I’m just trying too hard to be funny! 628 more words


Day 8: Celebrating Black Authors - Alexander Dumas

In celebration of Black History Month, I’ll be celebrating black authors by sharing a book a day written by a black author and that has a black main character. 322 more words

A River Runs Through It

Dear Jeannie,

Hai…so this review is like two weeks overdue…oops? My only excuse is that school has got me shook and I am just trying to survive my never-ending p-sets and exams :))))). 566 more words

Book Reviews

The Jungle Book: Anthropomorphism At Its Best

By Michael Staudt

Rudyard Kipling wrote many fabulous novels throughout his career, yet this masterpiece is one of his finest. The novel The Jungle Book was published in 1894. 195 more words