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Langston Hughes: Integrating Performance and Literature

Literature and performing arts are generally considered to be completely separate entities. Yes, sometimes plays are read as literature, the most prominent example being Shakespeare, but rarely do we analyze music, movies, or theater performances in the same way that … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location: The Importance of Setting

One central idea to the real estate business is that location is everything. “Location, location, location,” they say. The location of a property sometimes can make or break a deal, so it clearly plays a significant role in determining its value. … Continue reading

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David & Goliath: An Unlikely Pairing

For many children, myself included, one of the first Biblical stories they are exposed to is the story of David & Goliath. This story is the epitome of an underdog story: a young boy who longs to fight in the … Continue reading

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower: A High Schooler’s Guide to Surviving Adolescence

Throughout the ages, high school and adolescence has been viewed by many as the low point of one’s life: it is a time when people are struggling with their identities and are trying to figure out where they fit in … Continue reading

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King Phillip’s War: Local History in Colonial Times

When studying American history, it seems that there are very noticeable “gaps;” periods of history that we really do not know much about or seem to be “forgotten.” The one we have been focusing on most recently is the period … Continue reading

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