It’s a long while since I read Thomas Hardy. This morning I’ve reread some poems I half-remember from previous readings, long ago, when I used to teach his work in my Continuing Education classes. 1,376 more words
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Book Review: The Daylight Gate by Jeanette Winterson
Reviewed by Sarah Morgan
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“You cannot walk here and feel you are alone. Those who are born here are branded by Pendle.
My English class in the first semester of grade twelve was by far the best English class I have ever had. I had a great teacher who viewed teaching and her approach to literary education in a very out-of-the-box, connected manor that really spoke to me as a student. 1,344 more words
Winterson’s first novel draws from her own childhood and the experiences she made as the daughter of Pentecostal parents. Oranges are not the only fruit… 121 more words