“It is easy to love people in memory; the hard thing is to love them when they are there in front of you.” John Updike, My Father’s Tears and Other Stories. Great writers are able to show their values and philosophies by creating imaginary…
Multiple Plots in W. Somerset Maugham’s The Painted Veil “When love and duty are one, there is grace within” is spoken by the Mother Superior and the pithy radiates through heroine Kitty Fane with meaning. It’s the line that alters Kitty’s feelings for her…
Analyzing is more than a favorite pastime. Whether the texts are visual, auditory, or written, I find it’s all I do from the moment I wake up to the moment I fall asleep, and then I wonder about the meaning of what I dreamed….
Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't. --Eleanor Roosevelt
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. --Benjamin Franklin
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.--Milton Berle
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. -- Robert Louis Stevenson