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The First Thanksgiving -- Warrington Colescott

The First Thanksgiving, 1973 by Warrington Colescott (1921 – 2018)

A grave and dark-clad company!” quoth Goodman Brown.

In truth, they were such. Among them, quivering to-and-fro, between gloom and splendor, appeared faces that would be seen, next day, at the council-board of the province, and others which, Sabbath after Sabbath, looked devoutly heavenward, and benignantly over the crowded pews, from the holiest pulpits in the land.

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Young Goodman Brown's Identification of Poe’s Single Effect

The single effect is when the first sentence of a short story must tend to its outbringing, which is supposed to describe the whole sotry and its ending. 199 more words


The Post Pipeline IV

Tonight I have not been able to focus on just one idea, so thought I would share some of the posts that I am working on. 443 more words


I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house ― Nathaniel Hawthorne

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About the Optimism of Color Blog

Every Tuesday and Friday, I’m posting a photo or piece of art that I’ve created that reflects what I call the Optimism of Color. 76 more words


Beauty of Sky

“ Moonlight is sculpture.”- Nathaniel Hawthorne

I'm Probably Wrong, But...

So, I’m sick again, and ready to ramble my way through a post. As it goes, I’ve been introduced to two authors recently, and whereas they each possess an engaging literary skill—by which I mean you don’t want to put the book down—I favor one over the other. 222 more words

Captian's Log

Nathaniel Hawthorne - "Der scharlachrote Buchtstabe"

Schon vor einer ganzen Weile habe ich mir den Film “Leicht zu haben” mit Emma Stone in der Hauptrolle angesehen. Wer den Film gesehen hat, weiß, dass die Schullektüre “the scarlet letter” eine zentrale Rolle darin spielt und sich die Protagonistin außerdem darüber aufregt, dass ihre Mitschüler alle nur den Film schauen und nicht das Buch lesen würden. 850 more words