Category Archives: Literary Commentary

A blog in which I point out interesting ideas or quotes from what I read; I may also comment on the actual writer, or a specific book, poem, essay, etc.

No Greater Love: Dara Viane

If you have looked at my Reading Lists page, you’ll find that I’ve listed No Greater Love as a favorite. Recently, Dara Viane, the author, was generous to give me a few minutes of her time for an interview about … Continue reading

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Hunger Games

These assignments for Creative Writing are so much fun. Below, I’ve highlighted Katniss’ steps in the Hero’s Journey, a model first created by Joseph Campbell in The Hero with a Thousand Faces. How many other Hunger Games fans do we … Continue reading

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Once again, I write way too much for a school assignment…

Hello, WordPressers! Once again, it has been so long since I’ve posted. My life has been like a hurricane for a while. We’ve had so much company come to stay in the mountains (several families over the period of about … Continue reading

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The Secret

Finally finished The Secret, by Rhonda Byrne. Great ideas and a must-read. The only thing I would change would be all the references of “The Universe” into “God.” The Universe isn’t in control, God is. The Universe isn’t going to … Continue reading

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A start to my year

(Composed  1/19/13) I have recently finished three books I  started last fall. That may be why my “current” reading list appears so puny. The completed books include A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Slippery Slope (I have three more to go), Walking … Continue reading

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