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January 22, 2013

Have You Been Living Under a Rock?--Plato's 'Allegory of the Cave'


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Shopping for Insight in John Updike’s “A & P”


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Stopping to Smell the Flowers in Steinbeck's “The Chrysanthemums”


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What's Being Served in Damon Knight's Famous Short Story?


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The Irony of Gift-Giving in O'Henry's "Magi"


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What's Being Watched in Arthur C. Clarke's "The Sentinel"?


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Race and Clarke's "Reunion"


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Opening Your Eyes to Raymond Carver's "Cathedral"


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What's Beneath Roald Dahl's "Skin"?


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January 21, 2013

Into the Woods with Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown"

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January 20, 2013

Conflict on the Road with Langston Hughes


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January 19, 2013

David Mazzucchelli's _Asterios Polyp_


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January 18, 2013

Edgar V. Roberts' “Writing about TONE/Mood (Including Irony)"


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January 17, 2013

Writing about the Use/Misuse/Non-use of the Core Values in Narrative


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Writing about Epiphany and Turning Points in Narratives


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Edgar V. Roberts' “Writing about Symbolism and Allegory: Keys to Extended Meaning"


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Edgar V. Roberts' “Writing about an Idea or Theme (Meanings/Messages)"


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Edgar V. Roberts' “Writing about Setting (in Literature)"


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Edgar V. Roberts' “Writing about Plot and Structure"


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Edgar V. Roberts' “Writing about Point of View"


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January 15, 2013

Edgar V. Roberts' “Writing about Character: The People in Literature"


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January 13, 2013

Unbearable Boors in Chekhov's _Medved_ [ _The Bear_]


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Uncloaking Nikolai Gogol's Famous Short Stories


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Caption: A scene from a production of "The Overcoat"

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January 12, 2013

Bullying Nonconformity in Bradbury's "All Summer in a Day"


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Unmasking Poe's “Masque of the Red Death”


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Estranging Hardy's “The Three Strangers”


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January 11, 2013

Timing the Events in Bierce's "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"


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Jonathan Nolan's Short Story "Memento Mori," 2002, U.S.


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Mater memento mori - Latin for "Remember your mortality"

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January 10, 2013

Susan Glaspell's - _Trifles_ and a "Jury of Her Peers": A Chauvinist Murder Mystery in One-Act?


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Telling the Tale in Poe's “Tell-Tale Heart”


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January 09, 2013

Guy de Maupassant's "The Necklace" - An Illuminating Class Discussion


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January 06, 2013

Alternate Reality Holocaust Scenarios--Kubert's _Yossel_


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"There'll Be Scary Ghost Stories" with Dickens at Christmas


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January 05, 2013

Bird-Watching in Jerzy Kosinski's Controversial Novel


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Bisecting Beowulf: Dividing What You've Seen and What You've Read



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January 04, 2013

Hermann Hesse's Allegorical Novel _Siddhartha_


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Hesse, Hermann. Siddhartha. New York: Modern Library, 2006. ISBN: 0679643362.

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January 03, 2013

Exodus: Movement of the Bunnies in Richard Adams's _Watership Down_


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January 02, 2013

The Characters of Watership Down - Part I: Your Research [Rabbit-Foot]work


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5 February 2007

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January 01, 2013

Creative Non-Fiction & the Holocaust: Art Spiegelman's _Maus I & II_


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Watership to Watership - Comparing Introductions


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