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The Peroration Was Magnificent, Though Difficult to Remember

He looked into his heart and saw that it was black. Perhaps that’s all we need to know about Heart of Darkness. But there is so much more. Ideas and thoughts first judged rambling come back as well structured sentences … Continue reading

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Eliot Never Too Common to Quote

Now that I live in the desert, The Hollow Men resonates with me more and more. Eliot was of course writing about a dryness of spirit. Still, connections hold.¬†This vital poem by Thomas Stearns Eliot is widely quoted and analyzed. … Continue reading

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Heart Of Darkness

I’ve supplied the paragraph breaks in the following, my apologies to Conrad. The online presentations of Heart of Darkness are hard to read for their dense, blocky paragraphs. Still, you should read it in its original form.¬†Conrad came to English … Continue reading

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