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Springtime

Title: Springtime

Writer: Michelle De Kretser

Publishing House: Allen & Unwin

Date of Publication: October 22nd 2014

Rating: 5 stars

‘’When I was small, going home past the forest at the end of the summer evening, I used to see shining people between the trees.’’ 378 more words

Book Reviews

Desiderata

Max Ehrmann – 1927

REFLECTION BY:

Kristine Jane M. Manalastas

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There are countless books, authors and preachers with which discuss or share about the secret to life, yet with this brief poem, and for someone who has a deeper understanding of life, this is more than enough to be a reference on how to live a meaningful life. 1,984 more words

Poetry

It's Not the Lightning Bug

The difference between the almost right
word and the right word is really a large
matter. ’tis the difference between the
lightning bug and the lightning. 7 more words

Culture

Making the Whirling World Stand Still

Arthur Rimbaud, Complete Works
Translated by Paul Schmidt

And so I come back to the boy-genius, enfant terrible whose Illuminations I bought while at Bellarmine (under the influence of a Kerouac whose words I enjoyed but whose life was not a practical model).  767 more words

World Literature

The Old Man And The Sea – Ernest Hemingway

Summary:

This is a classic tale, written in 1951 in Havana Cuba, one that nearly everyone has read, or seen the miniseries or film (with either Anthony Quinn or the earlier Spencer Tracy). 1,329 more words

Fiction

World Literature / AP Literature and Composition – May 21st – 25th

World Literature. This week we will wrap up our short story unit with The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. Students will examine themes, symbols and characters portrayed in the story. 61 more words

AP English Lit. & Comp

World Literature / AP Literature and Composition – May 21st – 25th

World Literature. This week we will wrap up our short story unit with The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. Students will examine themes, symbols and characters portrayed in the story. 61 more words

A P English Literature And Composition