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Minecraft Reimagined: Exploring #BritLit Monuments in the Virtual World

Minecraft is a game where creativity and divergent thinking is celebrated through architecture and creation, and Suffield students have taken advantage of this opportunity right in the classroom. We have begun to outline and construct the Tabard Inn, a place … Continue reading

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From Painting to Poetry: Exploring E. E. Cummings’ Many ‘Talents’

Many people know very little about the visual art of E. E. Cummings, but most likely because in comparison to his poetic work, the quality was extremely lacking. Cummings’ paintings that he created centered on soft colors, surrealist portraits, and … Continue reading

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From Church to Birch: Finding Religious Salvation in the Natural World Of Literature

Where does one find God? Surely, religion is not always found in a church. Many biblical motifs, such as the wilderness, can be discovered just outside one’s front door. In the Bible, the wilderness is utilized to depict the search … Continue reading

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