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Literary Analysis

    I will be analyzing a story called “The Rules of the Game” by Amy Tan. It is a story in my textbook. “The Rules of the Game” includes setting, theme, main idea, symbolism, and mood. 258 more words

Literary Analysis

Did Stephen King's IT anticipate today's educational crisis?

I know. You’re going to think I’m really strange with this one but the idea struck me a few days ago and I can’t get it out of my mind. 273 more words


Throwback Thursday: My Endless Tolkien Series, part 3

Originally published as “The One Ring is an Independent Character” in January, 2014 at Part Time Monster.

If you are just joining us, I am reading The Lord of the Rings as a series of encounters between The One Ring and the other characters. 587 more words


Hannah, Samuel, and Saul in 1 Sam 1:1-2:11a*

I have posted the first installment to my series on the literary history of 1 Sam 1:1-4:1*. The introduction to the series can be found… 356 more words

Child Sacrifice

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter Five Part One

Before you kill somebody, make absolutely sure he isn’t well connected. So it goes.

– Vonnegut (109).

Two questions I’d like to tackle is that of the Grand Canyon  and the Carlsebad caverns, as well as the Tramalfadorian zoo because I think there are distinct similarities between these two situations for Billy.

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Literary Analysis

Tolkien-blog: The Mirkwood Affair p. 1

Part 15 of an ongoing series. Previous installments are archived here, and the whole series is currently re-running from the beginning on Thursdays at… 973 more words

Gene'O Gordon

Fifty Shades of Grey

Here’s what I think: 50 Shades does not respect the BDSM lifestyle. Contrary to mass belief, Fifty Shades of Grey-the books- remain rather conventional. However that Ana indulges in Christian’s lifestyle, she does so tentatively and with reservation. 519 more words

E.L. James