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Group Response to Cranford VI

After this week’s midterms and papers, I am glad to be able to get back into Cranford. It is written in prose, I don’t need to write a paper on it, and it requires no memorization besides a general understanding of the plot. 348 more words

Group Response to Cranford VI

I have to admit that between school and work I fell behind on the readings and ended up reading the fifth and sixth installment of Cranford all at once. 353 more words

Group Response to Cranford V

After reading chapters nine and ten of Cranford, I must say, they have become my favorite installment of the series. Reading Cranford as the original installments is quite enjoyable because within each installment, there is a clear beginning and a clear end to the story, thus leaving the reader feeling satisfied and with closure. 400 more words

Group Response to Cranford V

From reading the last two instalments, I’ve found humour in observing how the ladies of Cranford entertain themselves. Given the tediousness of the town, even seemingly minor news from the outside world creates a huge stir among the ladies; whenever a visitor comes to town, the towns people raves with excitement and intrigue. 350 more words

Group Response to Cranford IV

Elizabeth Gaskell does a wonderful job of making boring tasks and activities exciting to read about. When I reflected on this installment I realized I had just read two chapters about the ladies of Cranford worrying about the etiquette of parties.   273 more words

Where Do I Know That Actor?

I just can’t seem to get away from The Durrells In Corfu. This week’s episode featured a visit by a passel of relatives from England led by the domineering Aunt Hermione. 194 more words

Where Do I Know That Actor?

Glass Class

Glass fusing isn’t just for kids!

Thanks to a SCBWI meet up a few years ago, I discovered a fun place to fuse glass. Most recently, I visited  131 more words

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