Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray had always been and never ceases to be an obsession of mine. I have no idea what was it that the fifteen-year-old me found in such a novel, and what was it that made her decide to watch the 2009 film adaptation, but I shall be forever grateful for that. 1,335 more words
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In the newly-released October 2016 edition of Currents in Biblical Research, I have written a longish summary and analysis of the research done in the past century or so on the Parable of the Wicked Tenants. 265 more words
The Muses on Their Lunch Hour by Marjorie Garber is a collection of essays on subjects inspired by the nine traditional muses.
These essays include “Asking Literary Questions” to “Shakespeare” and “Ovid: Then and Now”. 81 more words
George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man is a drama revolving around the War between the Serbians and the Bulgarians. The story depicts Bluntschili, a mercenary for the Serbians being rescued by Raina the protagonist. 875 more words
Choose one of the quotes featured in this posting, or another one that stood out to you from the book and write an essay, explaining the quote’s meaning, application, and how it could effect (to bring about) change. 11 more words
People who hide their wrongdoings do not escape the results of sin.
Write a five-paragraph essay in which you discuss how this statement is true for the novel you have just completed. 734 more words
Getting Ready to Read
“The Life of the Custom House lies like a dream behind me . . . soon, likewise, my old native town will loom upon me through the haze of memory, a mist brooding over and around it; as if it were no portion of the real earth, but an overgrown village in cloud-land, with only imaginary inhabitants to people its wooden houses, and walk its homely lanes, and the unpicturesque prolixity of its main street . 534 more words