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Why 'Gone With the Wind' is not about the Civil War at all

Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind published in 1936 gives, through the lens of a southern woman, an interesting depiction of the Civil War and Reconstruction – events which had heretofore only been known primarily through the interpretation of Northerners, both sympathetic and hostile. 1,482 more words

Politics

Charleston SC Plantations

One of the reasons my hubby and I went to Charleston for my birthday, was to visit those amazing plantations! I am a huge Scarlett O’Hara/Gone With The Wind fan. 107 more words

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Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Everyone and their great-grandmother has read Gone With the Wind.  It’s iconic.  It’s a rite of passage to be considered a book lover.  And it deserves every accolade it receives.   467 more words

Literature

0505 | Gone With The Wind

[Note: this is the third film in my 2016 Blind Spot series. For a list of the other well-known or well-respected films I’ve already watched or I’m going to be watching for the first time this year, see… 852 more words

Film Reviews

No Longer Waiting For Green

When I think of the color green I see St. Patrick’s Day, Kermit the Frog, The Emerald City, Scarlett O’Hara’s Dress at the barbecue at Twelve Oaks, the green light at an intersection, stems of a flower, grass, recycle, vegetables… 917 more words

Spiritual

Iron-Gray Magnolia

William Faulkner’s short story “A Rose for Emily” has always intrigued me. When completing course work for my certification in secondary education, this somewhat dark tale of a Southern belle was part of the syllabus for a course on the short story as a type of fiction. 1,415 more words

Essay

Femme Friday - Interesting Female Characters

I know that the term “strong female character” has been kicked around enough to exhaust some of us. Personally, I have learned to appreciate every female character that is given any depth, whether she is perceived to be strong or not. 273 more words

Feminism