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How to Read Cædmon’s Hymn

I’m currently studying for the GRE Subject Test in Literature. This will be the second time I take it. For those who don’t know, it’s an exam that tests your knowledge on the literary canon, including Greek mythology and the King James Bible. 1,537 more words

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Literature as Somatic Metanarrative, or why I like pictures on the internet.

I often return to my Norton Anthology of Theory & Criticism for relaxing Sunday reading. (Ha! Just kidding. I often pick it up and try to read something “substantive” when I need to balance out the three or four hours I spent trolling Buzzfeed quizes and reddit r/funny .gifs the night before.) Anyway, one quote on theory that haunts me is from Terry Eagleton, from his discussion on the rise of English as an academic field. 672 more words


NaPoWriMo Poem 14 Fold In

(Lines 490-495 of John Gower’s The Lover’s Confession folded in with the introduction to John Gower from the Norton Anthology of English Literature Vol. 1 P 348.) 37 more words