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Get Back Up

I created this blog several weeks ago, but it has taken me a long time to actually start writing. I have a hard time putting myself out there and I feel like if I am to write a blog I need to be willing to do just that. 402 more words

W.B. Yeats

Consume my heart away; sick with desire
And fastened to a dying animal
It knows not what it is; and gather me
Into the artifice of eternity. 21 more words

Excerpt

Notes on Puerto Rico: Interdisciplinary Approaches

In talking to educators (mostly high school and some from museum education), I have to come realize what has been lacking in my teaching of texts. 860 more words

Teaching

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Απ’ όσα διάϐασα σ’ αυτό ϰαι ɣι’ αυτό, είναι διϰαίως το ϐιϐλίο που όϱισε το ταƶίδι στον xϱόνο ως έννοια ϰαϑεαυτή. 44 more words
Books

A Very Short Biography of Christina Rossetti

An introduction to Rossetti’s life and work

Christina Rossetti (1830-94) was one of the Victorian era’s greatest and most influential poets, along with Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning, and Algernon Charles Swinburne. 638 more words

Literature

16 YEARS OF READING SUE TOWNSEND

‘I don’t know what to wear’.

We both didn’t.

I tiptoed to her wardrobe and peered over her shoulder: inside, there was only her emerald green jumper. 574 more words

Joseph Conrad on the sinking of the Titanic

“It is with a certain bitterness that one must admit to oneself that the late S.S. Titanic had a ‘good press.’ It is perhaps because I have no great practice of daily newspapers (I have never seen so many of them together lying about my room) that the white spaces and the big lettering of the headlines have an incongruously festive air to my eyes, a disagreeable effect of a feverish exploitation of a sensational God-send.

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20th Century