Archive | August, 2013

How To Keep A Reading Journal

Previously, I wrote an article, 9 Reasons to Keep A Reading Journal. This is a follow-up to that post.  In this post, we will look at specifics of how you go about doing it.  First, let’s start with a caveat: this is not the only way to keep a reading journal. As I repeatedly mention […]

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Tennyson’s Protagonists: Yearning for What Isn’t

image by digitalsextan   As I read through Selected Poems of Lord Alfred Tennyson [1] two settings that stood out were Ancient Greece, and Camelot. Across these poems, there are multiple themes, but the one that stood out for me was yearning. Protagonists yearning for “…the days that are no more” (Pg. 46), yearning to […]

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9 Reasons to Keep A Reading Journal

image by mgrap   This is a two part article. In this, first part, we are going to talk about why you should keep a reading journal, and in part 2, we will talk about how to keep a reading journal. With part 2, you will also be able to download a FREE guide that will […]

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Ask the Readers: What Do You Read?

  image by mladjenovic_n   Today, I would like to know about your reading preferences. I don’t mean just about what genres do you like to read, but what type of things? Novels, essays, short-stories, poetry, articles?  Do you mostly read blogs and website, or do you read newspapers and magazines?  Do you read plays, […]

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The Little Prince: Portrayal of Adults vs. Children

 image credit – wikipedia   Antoine de Saint-Exupéry emphasises from the very beginning, the difference between adults and children, and his not very flattering opinion of the former. In the course of this life I have had a great many encounters with a great many people who have been concerned with matters of consequence. I […]

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