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A Father and Son Reunion

The Reunion shows the awkward and distant relationship between Charlie and his distant father. In this story, there are many knowledge gaps and omissions that require the reader to carefully analyze and interpret for details. 13 more words

J.M.G. Le Clezio--"The Boy Who Had Never Seen the Sea" (New Yorker, October 27, 2008)

SOUNDTRACK: RDGLDGRN-Tiny Desk Concert (October 14, 2016).

I’d never heard of RDGLDGRN before this show.  The colors in the band’s name represent the band members: Red (Marcus Parham), Green (Pierre Desrosiers) and Gold (Andrei Busuioceanu), and they wear their respective colors all the time (although I didn’t realize that Andrei’s shirt was gold until after reading this). 860 more words

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I am most dreadfully attended – HAMLET, II ii

The blog has been dormant for the last week or so because it turns out Guildenstern (and honestly the entirety of Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead… 867 more words

Yiyun Li--"Gold Boy, Emerald Girl" (New Yorker, October 13, 2008)

SOUNDTRACK: HALEY BONAR-Tiny Desk Concert #569 (October 11, 2016).

Haley Bonar was born in Canada but raised in the U.S.  She is a folksinger with a country leaning (but without the twang).   735 more words

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