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The Haunting of Hill House 1959

February 22, 1999 The Haunting of Hill House The Haunting of Hill House was a 1959 book by Shirley Jackson. Shirley Jackson was born December 14, 1914 in San Francisco. She had been reading and writing all her life. She … Continue reading

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May 23, 2004 Truthfully, Industrialization and the Human Condition had gotten to me. Seeing the rundown homes and businesses made me want to inspire some sort of change. I am all for technology and modern amenities. The problem is we, … Continue reading

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Sylvia

June 16, 1996 Poetry Class Spring Quarter I took a poetry class. I really enjoyed it and I learned a lot too. I was exposed to great authors and poets and learned more about the ones I already knew about. … Continue reading

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Candide Calls for Cultivating Our Gardens

Candide Calls for Cultivating Our Gardens Cari Gilkison, French Literature 1996 Candide takes us through a very violent and pessimistic world only to show us that there is indeed hope.  While Pangloss introduces us to thinking that all is for … Continue reading

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Madame de Cleves and Morality

Madame de Cleves and Morality Cari Gilkison, French Literature 1996   During the period when The Princess de Cleves was set and especially the time it was written, the French were particularly hypocritical.  The society in which Madame de Cleves … Continue reading

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Aimless Ambition in The Red and The Black

Aimless Ambition in The Red and The Black Cari Gilkison, French Literature 1996 Julien wants to get away from the lower class that he despises.  He is driven by ambition to rise above his place in life.  What Julien doesn’t … Continue reading

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Sartre Says Religion Isn’t Responsibilty

Sartre Says Religion Isn’t Responsibility Cari Gilkison, French Literature 1996   Sartre fills his plays with many moral lessons for us.  He has much to say on life, love, responsibility and the existential dilemma we all face.  One very important … Continue reading

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