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Close Literary Reading 101: Some Terms and Ideas for Thinking about Dramatic Structure

I thought it might be fun (at least for me) to lay out, in a series of short blog posts, some of the basic terms and ideas that I present to my students when talking about the “close reading” of literary texts. … Continue reading

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John McCain’s Campaign in a Nutshell

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Know How Wile E. Coyote Keeps Running Even After He’s Gone Over a Cliff? That’s Andrew Sullivan’s Analogy for the McCain Campaign Since Sarah Palin Joined the Ticket

McCain’s Sarah Palin VP-pick has just taken the Republican party over a cliff.  The party just hasn’t looked down yet. Andrew Sullivan: My view is that the GOP is now like Wile E Coyote about half a mile off the cliff … Continue reading

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