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Feminist Literary Criticism of A Walk in the Woods

Work Cited

Bryson, Bill, and Jackie Aher. A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail. New York: Anchor , a Division of Random House, 2016. Print.


Thoughts on Second Readings

In several posts on this blog I’ve suggested that the reader read a book twice, and it seems worthwhile to explain why I think that’s generally a good idea.  1,055 more words

Literary Criticism

A Short Analysis of Emily Dickinson’s ‘I cannot live with You – ’

A summary of a classic Dickinson poem

‘I cannot live with You’ is one of Emily Dickinson’s most famous poems, but like much of her greatest poetry, it eludes any easy or straightforward analysis. 980 more words


Review: The Sumage Solution (San Andreas Shifters #1) by G.L. Carriger

I have been a fan of Gail Carriger for YEARS. Her series The Parasol Protectorate has been one of my favorites since reading it for the first time like six years ago. 727 more words


Paradise Lost 'translated more often in last 30 years than previous 300'

Global research study discovers Miltons verse legendary rendered in languages from Tamil to Tongan, and argues interest is connected to social chaos and political transformations… 702 more words


When It’s OK to Kill: The Ethics of Violence in ‘Game of Thrones’

The streets, rooms, and castles of Westeros are strewn with dead bodies –throats slit and bodies impaled, stabbed, or decapitated.  Yet Game of Thrones is as popular as ever. 1,196 more words


Standing Down

One of my all-time favorite movies is Roxanne, a spoof on Cyrano de Bergerac; it’s one of the best things ever done. But don’t go and look up the trailer – it’ll ruin the surprise right at the beginning. 788 more words

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