Book Review: Making a Poem by Miller Williams

    I recently finished reading, Making a Poem: Some Thoughts About Poetry and the People Who Write It by Miller Williams who was a former inaugural poet for the Clinton administration. This was an interesting read in that Williams looked at writing poetry from angles I had not previously considered such as The Writer … Continue reading Book Review: Making a Poem by Miller Williams

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Response to Jane Eyre and Discussion on Creating Complex Characters

  I recently finished reading for nth time Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte  (first published 1847) I find myself usually rereading this novel every winter out of habit. I love this novel for so many different reasons but the main one being that Jane is smart, witty and stands up for herself which should not be taken … Continue reading Response to Jane Eyre and Discussion on Creating Complex Characters

Reflection/Response: Wuthering Heights and Pride and Prejudice

I have most recently finished Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen and Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. These two novels are classics of the western European literary tradition and question social status, class, and gender-related issues of 19th century England. I enjoyed both for different reasons and at the same time had my own complications with the two. … Continue reading Reflection/Response: Wuthering Heights and Pride and Prejudice

Reflection: Complete Poems of Ernest Hemingway

(image: amazon.com) The Complete Poems of Ernest Hemingway I found this book at my beloved Sam Weller's here in Salt Lake City. Their poetry section is large and impressive. Needless to say thanks to them I find amazing poetry books regularly. Thank you Wellers!  This collection of poems brings amazing insight into how Hemingway developed … Continue reading Reflection: Complete Poems of Ernest Hemingway