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Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend

Shades of the prison-house begin to close
Upon the growing Boy
But He holds the light, and whence it flows
He sees it in his joy;
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Women Writers

New seminar for 11th March: The Visual Heritage of the Losing Side: Orphaned Souvenirs of the First World War

Please join us for another in our series of research seminars:

The Visual Heritage of the Losing Side: Orphaned Souvenirs of the First World War… 371 more words

Seminars

Slice of Life March Challenge March 1, 2015

“What’s your story?”  These were the words I heard as I was on the checkout line at Walgreens during my lunch break.  In my mind I was rushing in to grab a few bags of candy for an after school professional development, going over checklists in my head while I was watching the clock. 257 more words

Narratives

Love's Not Enough

Since its release in 1967, The Beatles’ All You Need Is Love has been adopted as the anthem for everything from the anti-war movement to a Las Vegas casino.   433 more words

Dementia

When Forgiving Her Mother Meant Walking In Her Shoes - Part I

Seeing her mother dote over her husband in the hospital, who was constantly readmitted for chronic liver failure due to his years of drinking, Estrella couldn’t understand the kind of love her mother felt for him. 1,096 more words

Life Lessons

For Lack of a Better Word

Holden was always a hugger. It’s not that he liked giving hugs, he just couldn’t think of a better way to say “hello” or “goodbye.” At an early age, he learned to stop looking for the right word. 1,008 more words

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