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Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton: Martinis and Death

Although some may think that Plath and Sexton are rivals in the poetic world, these two women thickened the line between men and women poets, maybe just because of a few martinis. Plath and Sexton met in 1958 at a … Continue reading

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Hester Prynne, Huck Finn, Moses the Shepard, and Punishing Sin

With all of the biblical allusions present in literature, Moses and the Ten Commandments can be difficult to spot in a piece of writing. But, with sufficient knowledge of the story, and the stories before and after Exodus 20 can … Continue reading

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