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A Short Trip Across the Pond for Robert Frost

From 1912-1915, Robert Frost picked up his family and life in New England and moved to England in order to learn about and perfect his poetry. It was a sort of mental escape for him where he could get a … Continue reading

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God All-Mighty (God’s Power)

Authors of modern literature often reference and use motifs that come from the Bible in their writing very frequently. One of the more commonly referenced motifs is that of God’s power. In the Bible, the main story that shows God’s … Continue reading

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Bloom’s Taxonomy – Geography Matters

Throughout the fall term, Foster’s themes and motifs have been included in many of the texts we have read. One of these themes is from chapter 19 “Geography Matters.” In this chapter, Foster explains how the location (geography) can affect … Continue reading

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