Tag Archives: the classics

To Read or Not to Read

As promised, I have brought forth some classic literature, the bard himself. So here we go, guys, let’s read some Shakespeare.  Are you ready?  Look, I even put in pictures to make it easier for you. To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The […]

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What Is the Deal with Shakespeare?

“Classic–a book which people praise and don’t read.”  –Mark Twain Usually when we see in a book something we think we’re intimate with, we just read the first line and then move on to the new, more interesting stuff.  How many times have we said, “To be or not to be,” or some garbling thereof […]

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>Thoughts on the Short Story

> Have you ever read “Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway? I read it when I was in college, and I didn’t really like it, but it is a story that has since stuck with me. A short story is typically defined as a “snap shot” in time. Just one small moment captured forever […]

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