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The Inconsistency of Character

In her book, The Writing Book: A Workbook for Fiction Writers author Kate Grenville writes that:

“Inconsistencies can make characters interesting, as long as they’re inconsistent in a way that adds something to the story.” 435 more words


The Turn of the Screw by Henry James 😱👻

SPOILER: If you’re planning to read The Turn of the Screw, and are particular about spoilers then I would avoid this post.

I read The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, first originally published in 1898. 377 more words


Weekend Book Haul

Did some book shopping over the last few weekends and picked up some good reads! 64 more words


From Theory to Literature: Marxism and The Turn of the Screw

Henry James wrote the quintessential novel and buried it in the most dizzying quagmire. His method, however, was admired by many turn-of-the-century authors including Joseph Conrad. 1,359 more words

Henry James' 'The Turn of the Screw'

“Then again I shifted my eyes-I faced what I had to face.”

Henry James (1843 – 1916) Is an American born writer, famous for his short ‘novella’ style of writing.

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Colm Tóibín's 'The Master' - Ambiguity and Sexuality

Colm Tóibín’s The Master has been awarded a litany of honours including; being shortlisted for the 2004 Booker Prize, receiving the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award… 891 more words


I See Dead People

I bought the Ouija board from the toy store in our local mall, and my wife set it up in our dining room. She was teaching James Merrill’s The Changing Light at Sandover, a postmodern epic composed from séance transcripts, and she wanted to give spirit communication a whirl. 993 more words