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Far from the Madding Crowd: A Review

Quoting pop songs at the drop of a hat has never been my forte, but here is Far from the Madding Crowd summed up in a sentence: Bathsheba Everdene’s milkshake brings all the boys to the yard. 1,112 more words


Literature review : Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy

Three bitter romances, a headstrong girl and sheep farming is all that this book is about.


The heroine Bathsheeba Everdeen is left all alone in this world except for an aunt and an uncle by the death of her parents. 447 more words


The Good, the Bad, and the Okay

I have seen many, many, on-screen book adaptations in my lifetime. Some are good, but a lot of them are shameful. As a child, I would get so excited for a book to become a movie only to be disappointed because the main characters were nothing like their literary counterparts, favorite lines or scenes were altered or dropped, or new and unnecessary scenes were added. 586 more words

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Character Names {For Plants}

Happy Tuesday!! This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is supposed to be Best Character Names; however, as per usual I’ve decided to put my own spin on it. 97 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

Far From The Madding Crowd

Despite the best of intentions, I sat down to watch Danish director Thomas Vinterberg’s Far from the Madding Crowd without getting around to reading Thomas Hardy’s 1874 novel on which it is based or seeing the 1967 film version hailed as a classic. 307 more words

Film Review

The BLACK PANTHER and Leadership

(Something for Americans to think about):    

Son and I  recently saw the Black Panther movie.   None of my friends, around my age, had even heard of this movie!!   1,113 more words

War Against America