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The Anatomy of Criticism

Anatomy of Criticism Northrop Frye, 1957 It is impossible to learn literature because literature needs to be dis-furnished from the study of it—or criticism.  Literary Criticism has many neighbors, including: Psychology and Sociology. Frye covers the Fictional Modes first.  Myth, … Continue reading

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Tragicomics

Tragicomics Comic books were originally supposed to have a humorous, but today the content is often dark and tragic.  Perhaps a better term for comics would be Tragicomics.  If a play can be considered a Tragicomedy, then why couldn’t comic … 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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Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp When I started my new job, I was informed I was working with two very huge Johnny Depp fans. This was also the case at my previous job. I’ve always liked him and enjoyed most of the films … Continue reading

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Alias Elektra

Alias Elektra Jennifer Garner played Sydney Bristow on Alias. After just a couple of episodes, I was hooked. Garner was the girl next door who could easily change into a variety of aliases with great believability. It wasn’t until after … Continue reading

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Will To Power

Will To Power I saw Matt Damon in Mystic Pizza, Field of Dreams, School Ties and Courage Under Fire but never really noticed him. It wasn’t until I saw Good Will Hunting that I felt a connection to him. The … Continue reading

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God Put You In Our Way

God Put You In Our Way Heath Ledger was an extremely brilliant, but deeply troubled man. It seems so unfair that he was taken from us so soon, but at least we got him for a few years. He came … Continue reading

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