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Literature and Life at Mission Australia Surry Hills- Week 3

Dawn over Kuring-gai Chase- North of Sydney

5 new students last night! That was fabulous and we had some really great discussions on what poetic language can do through its use of sound patterning, its use of connotations (rather than denotations) and its use of imagery (visual, tactile, kinetic etc)… And we had a wonderful exploration of some of the amazing blogs that are being posted by all students: some still working within the firewall, others (wings  ready for flight)launching out into the big wide Blogosphere: … 868 more words

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Youth and Nature in Tintern Abbey

“For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth; but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity.” Wordsworth spends much of Tintern Abbey discussing youth in the context of nature. 210 more words

Anagrams of annihilation: the (im)possible writing of the middle passage in NourbeSe Philip and Édouard Glissant

published in the Special Issue of International Journal of Francophone Studies, vol. 17, numbers 3 & 4, co-edited by Louise Hardwick and Alessandro Corio, entitled ‘Race, violence and biopolitics in Francophone postcolonial contexts’, pp. 574 more words

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Letters to Grief

Kate Motaung’s e-book Letters to Grief accurately personifies Grief, with all its uncertain disruptions, through the written mode of letters comprised of poetic language.  Consisting of only nine chapters, … 294 more words

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Commentary: Olympia Vernon's "Eden"

As another feature on this blog, I plan on doing regular posts (hopefully each weekend) providing my commentary on books I’m reading. I want to call it “commentary” rather than “review” because I plan on discussing how I, as a reader and a writer, respond to the work as opposed to a more staunch or rigorous undoing of it. 764 more words

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LINGUISTICS DEVIANCES AS A STYLISTIC APPROACH TO LITERARY TEXTS: A STUDY OF AFRICAN TRADITIONAL POEM “SALUTE TO THE ELEPHANT”

AUTHOR(S): NGOZI EZENWA-OHAETO and PETER OYEWOLE MAKINDE

FROM IN THE PERSPECTIVES OF LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF R.U. UZOEZIE

EDITED BY: NGOZI EZENWA-OHAETO… 170 more words

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