Overall Impressions

Finally, the last blog!

Instead of analyzing something totally random again, I thought I would talk about which novels I enjoyed reading in this class and why. 366 more words

Illness

Every novel we have read in this class has contained a character, mostly female, that suffers from some sort of illness.  In Melancthe, we learn that Melancthe took care of her mom until she died.  310 more words

A slurry of scraps and symbols

We drink the blood of Christ from plastic cups and it turns our tongues red, seals us in our symbols and the art of make believe that is faith, belief without proof. 689 more words

Memoir

Connection vs. Identity

As we are getting into our fourth novel of the semester, I am starting to notice a recurring theme (or pair of themes) throughout each work. 359 more words

Sound in The Portrait of the Artist

In class we have discussed quite often the importance of sense impressions and how they influence our experience with any given novel, and I think that Joyce in particular is a prime example of of this.  307 more words

Ready for the Moment

Today, another image of Justin Miller during his back stage transformation into Pearle Harbour. This image does not capture a pose; Justin was applying a spray-on fixative to set his complex make-up. 22 more words

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Backstage

This past Friday evening I photographed actor Justin Miller’s transformation into his character Pearle Harbour. Along with the digital images, I shot a roll of Tri-X at EI 800 on my Bessa R rangefinder, with my late 50’s-era Canon Serenar 50mm/1.8 lens. 20 more words

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