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“There are people, who the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves.” ~ Emma Woodhouse, Emma by Jane Austen

Qotd

Introducing The Friday Classics Salon

In Short:

What is this? A new weekly meme
What for? To share current classics reads with fellow classics readers
When? Every Friday beginning from April 3, 2015… 436 more words

Journal Entries

The Becoming

“I’m frightened. Of us.” – Ralph

Chapter 10- Lord Of The Flies by William Golding

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Entertainment

Great Poems: "A Noiseless Patient Spider" by Walt Whitman

 

This relatively short poem (below) is one of my absolute favorites, not just for its beauty and cleverness but also for its meaning. As I’ve mentioned… 478 more words

Personal Growth

The Classics Club 50 Question Survey

Last November, the Classics Club posted a survey with 50 questions.  I didn’t want to post 50 questions all at once, so I thought I might take them ten at a time. 482 more words

Classic Literature

Lolita

Finished this the other day.  Classic?  I dunno.

Props to Nabokov for writing a novel in a language that wasn’t his own.

There are some humorous observations about America. 51 more words

Reading List

Under The Bell Jar...

Syvia Plath’s The Bell Jar is in no need of a review. It is its own review.

The Bell Jar is written from the perspective of a twenty year old girl in Boston of the 1960s. 320 more words

Egypt