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E.E. Cummings’s Experimentation with Form

E.E. Cummings was an innovative and groundbreaking poet who disregarded the traditional boundaries of poetry. His extremely modern style differentiated him from his contemporaries. Veering away from rhyming patterns and typical verse structure, he even experimented with concrete poetry. He … Continue reading

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The Significance of Mealtime

Throughout literature the power of food is interpreted in different ways, all of which stem from the original meals of the Bible. The unifying quality of a meal, first shown in the iconic story of the Last Supper, is remembered … Continue reading

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Dreaming vs. Reality

The enjoyable read What Alice Forgot, by Liane Moriarty, depicts the iconic theme of coming to terms with oneself and facing reality. In this novel the protagonist, Alice, is struggling to face her life after an accident erases all of … Continue reading

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New England Headlands and Huckleberry Finn

Childe Hassam’s calming painting, New England Headlands, depicts a sense of escape. This soothing mood is also prevalent in Mark Twain’s iconic American novel, Huckleberry Finn. Hassam’s painting transports the viewer to an escape from reality and society. In the … Continue reading

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