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The Bell Jar- Words and Quotes

Words from The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath:

  • lurid- gruesome, revolting
  • malady- a disorder or disease; an undesirable condition
  • rivulet- a small stream
  • mulish- stubborn (like a mule)
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Brief Quote: Summer of Night, Dan Simmons

In order that Books, Brains and Beer exists, a reader and a writer must meet. (Credit where credit is due: The sentence structure I employ here pays homage to the first line of Peter Carey’s… 415 more words


Go Set A Watchman- Words & Quotes

Words from Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee:

  • fractious- unruly, peevish; irritable and quarrelsome
  • facsimile- an exact copy
  • abjure- to renounce
  • perspicacious- having keen mental perception and understanding…
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Fahrenheit 451- Words & Quotes

Words from Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury:

  • bestial- feral; crude
  • filigree- a delicate or fanciful thing
  • pedant- one who makes an excessive or inappropriate display of learning; one who overemphasizes rules or minor details; one who adheres rigidly to book knowledge without regard to common sense…
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God Is Able- Words & Quotes

Words from God Is Able by Priscilla Shirer:

  • doxology- a liturgical declaration of praise to God

Quotes from God Is Able by Priscilla Shirer:

“Just because He…

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The Road- Words and Quotes

Words from The Road by Cormac McCarthy:

  • trellis- framework
  • catamite- a boy, or child, who has sexual relations with a man
  • chary- cautious; shy
  • mendicant- begging…
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The Secret Life of Bees- Words and Quotes

Words from The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd:

  • carouse- to drink excessively

Quotes from The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd: 280 more words