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Fragmentation, Imagery, and T.S. Eliot

T.S. Eliot created poetry that has profound meaning, but only once the reader is able to piece it together. “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” is an example of Eliot’s genius and use of modern style. Fragmented ideas are … Continue reading

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Martyrdom in Daisy Miller

In the book of Mark, chapters 14 and 15 of the Bible, Jesus becomes aware of his imminent death and is later crucified. Jesus’s execution is considered an act of martyrdom because he is persecuted and killed because of his … Continue reading

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A Journey of Self-Discovery through Travel

Throughout human existence, understanding oneself has been a goal taken on by many brave individuals. In the memoir Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert writes a detailed account of her travels throughout Italy, India, and Indonesia on a journey to determine … Continue reading

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The Herring Net and The Scarlet Letter

Winslow Homer painted this painting, The Herring Net, in 1890. It depicts two fishermen fighting to catch their fish and stay afloat during a storm. The mood in this painting is hopeful and determined in spite of chaos and hardship. … Continue reading

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