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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Limits

I'm tired today. I can't tell if I am more physically tired or emotionally tired. The last couple of weeks have brought a whirlwind of news, decisions, and changes that just seem like a little too much at once. In addition, this baby is coming soon, my toddler is in the middle of potty training, …

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Repost: Hymns – What Wondrous Love is This!

In “What Wondrous Love is This,” the text briefly and beautifully tells the story of our wretchedness and separateness from God and how Jesus was …Rose: Hymns – What Wondrous Love is This!

Repost: I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say

Originally posted at The Lutheran Column. Horatius Bonar was born just before Christmas in 1808 to James and Marjory Bonar in Edinburgh, Scotland. His father was from a line of notable churchmen of the Church of Scotland, and this highly influenced young Horace, who would later follow in this legacy. Bonar stayed in Edinburgh through …

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