Comments on the Lord of the Rings and Reading Great Works

Image from Goodreads. There is so much that could or should be said on these books, and so much that has already been said. I am not sure I have much in the way of new insight to add to this series, at least not right now. And what of a review? How does one …

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Review: Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard’s Almanack

These sayings will make you think while often making you laugh, even in spite of yourself, and I think that is an excellent quality to have in any book on wit and wisdom.

Bird Imagery in Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ – Part 2

Continued from Part 1 The presence of some birds in Macbeth does not directly characterize people, but instead, their presence could mean the revealing of what people are. This is because some birds can speak. After learning of Banquo's death and being visited by the ghost of his murdered friend, Macbeth worries that some natural truth-teller will …

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Bird Imagery in Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ – Part 1

This is a paper I wrote in college for a class on the works of Shakespeare. As a side note, the Professor for this class was one of the best I had. You could go into his class hating English and literature and come out with at least an enjoyment of it. His love for …

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Review: Feeding the Lambs

Rev. Thoma's Feeding the Lambs seeks to answer questions about the meaning behind the practices of the faith we profess and how to communicate that meaning to children.