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Teaching my sister Gatsby

My sister, a junior in high school, is reading The Great Gatsby and writing a paper on Huckleberry Finn. Could there be a more perfect duo of high school books? 385 more words

The War Prayer - Mark Twain

As a child, Mark Twain was one of my favourite authors. Each day I would eagerly await the end of afternoon classes when our teacher would read a few passages from… 585 more words


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (4.3 Stars)

Spoiler-free Review

I first bought this book because it was on my reading list for university – though only one or two chapters. Still, I thought it was worth buying the entire book, instead of only reading the suggested material from an anthology. 392 more words

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Returning to the Scene of the Crime

We readers play by certain rules. Some happily abandon books that don’t interest them after (fill in the blank) pages, others plow on to the end no matter what. 520 more words

On Mark Twain

Samuel Clemens died a bitter man who hated God and blamed Him for the misdeeds of man which brought misery to his life.


Between Words

Chicago-based artist and web developer Nicholas Rougeux’s project “Between the Words” strips all of the letters, numbers and spaces from complete texts of iconic novels leaving just the punctuation. 24 more words


Civilizing Shoes

Civilizing Shoes

I’ve been wearing slippers now
As I’ve trod through my place
In part, because of the season
In part, because it is a more… 129 more words