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The Last Jedi

December 18, 2017 The Last Jedi The Last Jedi is poised precariously between the past and the future. The Last Jedi picks up right where The Force Awakens left off. It follows the template laid down by The Empire Strikes … Continue reading

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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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Major Minor Actors

Major Minor Actors There are actors and actresses who manage to get guest staring roles on TV in many of our favorite shows. Be it one episode or one season, they work steadily.  They may not be famous, but chances … Continue reading

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Dead Like Me

April 26, 2012 Dead Like Me Dead Like Me is a show that ran on Showtime from 2003-2004.  I got the DVDs from the library this week.  The series centers on Georgia Lass whose life was cut short at age … Continue reading

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Bushido

August 23, 2008 Bushido      There are 7 principles the Samurai lived by: Gi, Yu, Jin, Rei, Makoto, Melyo and Chugo.  That means Courtesy, Honesty, Honor, Devotion, Courage and Love.  That is called Bushido. Gi=The Right Decision, the Right Attitude … Continue reading

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