Monthly Archives: October 2014

Madeline L’Engle

Madeline L’Engle Madeline L’Engle is one of my favorite children’s authors. I first read A Wrinkle in Time in 6th grade maybe. It was published in 1962 and my mother remembered reading it. In any case, I got a copy … Continue reading

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Ark

October 22, 2014 Ark Generally an Ark is considered a boat, as in Noah’s Ark, but it also refers to the Space Station in The 100. The Ark is the Savior Vessel, containing the last seeds of hope for a … Continue reading

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Shaw: A Reassessment

Bernard Shaw: A Reassessment Colin Wilson, 1969 Shaw grew up with a mother who paid little attention to him. She had suffered abuse herself and thought it best to leave him alone. Shaw was naturally shy and introverted. He made … Continue reading

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Horror Vs Gothic

Horror Vs Gothic As a child I stayed away from horror movies. My mother preferred to stay away from them as well, so it wasn’t difficult to do. However, now and again friends would expose me to a random horror … Continue reading

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Shaw and Religion

Shaw and Religion Ed by Charles A Berst, Penn State 1981 “There is to say Be and It Is,” is a Shavian saying. Shaw is indebted to numerous philosophies. He experienced religion in poetic terms. Development religiously was his perception … Continue reading

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Patterns of Tragicomedy in Shaw

Patterns of Tragicomedy in Bernard Shaw By CD Sidhi, Bahari Publishers, 1978 The evolution of tragedy and comedy merged into a new species called the Tragi-Comedy. Happy Endings in historical tragicomedy can be found as far back as he 17th … Continue reading

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Shaw and the Play of Ideas

Shaw And The Play of Ideas By Robert F Whitman, 1977 Shaw’s hostility to Capitalism as the source of most of civilized man’s economic, social and moral ills, is both well known and persuasive throughout his writing….And war in general … Continue reading

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