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Family in Anna Karenina

Alicia Vikander and Domnhall Gleason as Kitty and Levin in Joe Wright’s 2012 adaptation of Anna Karenina, a fun, if unsuccessful reworking of Tolstoy’s novel. 1,685 more words

Year of Short Fiction Part 1: Daisy Miller

Let’s dig in to our year-long series. I’ve started with Daisy Miller by Henry James. It might not be the best one to start with, because I wanted to examine how writers tighten up their prose and structure and so on for shorter works. 700 more words


The Chanie Project

I’ve written about this before, but this year, Gord Downie, of The Tragically Hip fame has had an impact in my classroom.

Long story short, The Hip is largely considered to be Canada’s official band. 797 more words

Jay Nickerson

Book Review: Invisible Planets Part 1 (Introduction)

It’s been a long time since I’ve updated this blog. Of course, I say that every time I come back from a long hiatus. I am a terribly inconsistent blogger–I admit this freely. 918 more words


Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: Reflections on Miller's The Crucible

By Carrick Zhu, V Form

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: Reflections on Miller’s The Crucible

A lack of decency and empathy has caused many unnecessary deaths and trauma throughout history. 1,244 more words


Green Angel: An insight into grief

Below is a quick literary analysis I did for Alice Hoffman’s Green Angel. I hope you have as much fun reading it as I did writing it! 563 more words


Charles Dickens' "Hard Times" – Nature, Nurture, and the Psychology of the Individual

The characters of Hard Times provide a unique case study of the fascinating “nature versus nurture” question – a topic that has invited reams of writing and tomes of dialogue over the years. 2,866 more words

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