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Red And Orange Narcissus

May 21, 2017 Red and Orange Narcissus Narcissism is named after the Greek Myth of Narcissus. Narcissus saw his own reflection in a pool and died because he refused to leave the pool.  Poor Echo fell in love with him, … 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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The Fellowship of the Ring

The Fellowship of The Ring I re- read The Fellowship of the Ring. I felt almost as if I had slipped back to Middle Earth, where magic was still alive and common place. Middle Earth, I realized, was Tolkien’s way … Continue reading

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The Road

June 25, 2014 The Road “Light comes slowly, too slowly, as I stumble into your sights. I am yours, you’re mine. Have you lost your picture of the road through the trees? Misplaced the list of rivers and place names … Continue reading

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Ego and Archetype

Ego and Archetype  Ego and Archetype: Individuation and the Religious Function of the Psyche by Edward F Edinger came out in 1972.  I read it in 2000.  It proved very insightful and was very influential on me. Man’s consciousness was … Continue reading

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The Pregnant Virgin

The Pregnant Virgin: A Process of Psychological Transformation by Marion Woodman came out in 1985.  I didn’t read it until 2010. I picked up her newer book Dancing in the Flames and then went back to read her other work … Continue reading

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Christian Friedrich Hebbel and Romantic Degredation

Christian Friedrich Hebbel and Romantic Degradation   Christian Friedrich Hebbel (18 March 1813 – 13 December 1863), was a German poet and dramatist.  He was born into poverty.  His father, who died was he was fourteen, was a stone mason.  … Continue reading

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