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The Song of Bernadette

I have always felt a certain affinity for narrative works, both prose and poetry, that are labelled as “songs.” For example, Gary Paulsen’s Dogsong and the French epic The Song of Roland.  Although I’m not certain of why, I can’t shake off … Continue reading

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A Sampling of Ray Bradbury

This summer I have experienced a few works of fiction by the famous author Ray Bradbury, and I decided to post a few of my thoughts. The only work of Bradbury’s that I had read before this summer is his … Continue reading

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The Mythology of Power

A review of The Lord of the Rings: The Mythology of Power.  Over all, about three stars out of ten. While glancing through the literary criticism shelves at my library recently, I noticed this title, The Lord of the Rings: … Continue reading

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Verne’s Mysterious Island

A review of Jules Verne’s The Mysterious Island. Following in the footsteps of Daniel Defoe, Jules Verne wrote his own ship-wreck novel, The Mysterious Island, the tale of a group of castaways in the southern Pacific.  In this novel, however, … Continue reading

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Twenty Thousand Leagues with Jules Verne

A short review of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea for any fellow bibliophiles! The first book on my reading list for this summer (at least the first one I got around to reading – I don’t have a specific … Continue reading

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