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Can You Guess Where this is in Salem?

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Salem History

Words may be a thick and darksome veil | Nathaniel Hawthorne’s journal entry for May 19th, 1840

May 19th.–. . . Lights and shadows are continually flitting across my inward sky, and I know neither whence they come nor whither they go; nor do I inquire too closely into them.

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back on the workout wagon

Oh hello friends!! I’m baaaaack! I survived (and passed!) my final exams!!!

You know, I once had an English teacher in high school tell me that exclamation points should be doled out to individuals with a 20 per lifetime allowance. 512 more words

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Adaptation Interview: Robin Swicord on Wakefield

Kendyl interviews writer and director Robin Swicord about her film Wakefield (2016), based on the E.L. Doctorow short story of the same name which follows the strange and complex journey of a man who secretly starts living above his own garage, watching his family go about their lives in his absence. 358 more words


Nathaniel Hawthorne’s journal entry for May 14th, 1850

May 14th.–A stable opposite the house,–an old wooden construction, low, in three distinct parts; the centre being the stable proper, where the horses are kept, and with a chamber over it for the hay.

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“Hold thy peace, dear little Pearl!” whispered her mother. “We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.” 6 more words

School Books I Hated

As I finish up my year in college, I can’t help but think of the fact that I never have to take an English class again, if I don’t want to. 702 more words