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Killing words ~ a case of verbal decomposing?

It’s all my publisher’s fault that I haven’t been writing so much on my blog. He, the lovely Creative Director of Ransom Publishing published my quick teen read… 884 more words

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Meet the Author: Emily Brontë

Emily Brontë was an English novelist and poet, known best for her only novel Wuthering Heights. Her father, a literary curate, fostered a love of reading and literature in his four children which would later inspire sister Emily, Charlotte and Anne to pursue their passions of writing.  205 more words

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Character Study: Catherine

Catherine is the sort of catalyst for the plot. While her father brought Heathcliff back from Liverpool, Catherine pursues a friendship with him that eventually turns into a romance. 392 more words

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Character Study: Heathcliff

Heathcliff is one of the characters we are introduced to early on in the novel. Although he is older, morose and obviously disturbed by the horrors of the past, this is not the Heathcliff we will meet while reading. 447 more words

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Book Review: Wuthering Heights

Goodreads Rating: 3.79 out of 5

“I, for instance, who have no particular knowledge of–or great love for–romantic, Anglo-Gothic fiction, came to Wuthering Heights with the assumption that I was picking up a melancholy ghost story of thwarted, passionate love and eternal obsession. 814 more words

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'left behind'

a building burns
and im its contents
left behind
amid the fumbling
im the towers
tall and proud
until im struck
and now im crumbling… 56 more words

Literature

Lessons from the Reading: What is Local Color?

What is local color? Local color is a literary term that describes the author’s ability to put local dialect, topography, customs, characters and other features specific to a certain region within their writings. 218 more words

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