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People and Insects in A. S. Byatt’s "Morpho Eugenia"

In her novella “Morpho Eugenia”, A.S. Byatt questions the ideas people have about themselves as the most advanced species on the planet, addressing human weaknesses, but also stressing our most important values. 4,205 more words


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Nothing is so common as the wish to be remarkable. William Shakespeare

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Don't Mess with Cossack Women

Cossack-the word means “free man” and feisty independence has always been an ethnic trait of Cossacks. An eastern Slavic (Russia/Ukraine) people, Cossacks served as fighters for various rulers, but then tended to fight their sponsors if… 225 more words

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Anxiety manifests itself.

And by that I mean I’ve been stuffing my face lately. This is the first time in about a year and a half that I feel like I’m losing a bit of control over my food intake. 336 more words

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9. Conversations With Bump Onna Log

BUMP ONNA LOG:  Look at that beggar with the sign that says “Homeless Veteran. Will work for food.”   They make a lot of money like that. 29 more words