Shakespeare, Oppression, and Today

During class last week, I showed students how to break down practice AP Language and Composition argumentative essay prompts. The one I used to model for them was an excerpt from a speech in King Lear.

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Review—The Book of Broken Hymns

The Book of Broken Hymns—by Rafe Posey

The Book of Broken Hymns—by Rafe Posey

When I was young, I loved horses for their impressive grace. So, because we lived close, my mom took me to Chincoteague Island to see the ponies. On the way there, I was irritated. “Ponies?” I thought, “I want to see horses!”

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Third Month of No New Books? Maybe…

Or maybe not. I may or may not have purchased some books. And not just from the used bookstore. I might have bought some NEW books.

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Second Month of No New Books—I’m Actually Ok Without New Books

Yes, I’m fine without new books (for right now). As the holidays approach, I am finding myself more and more busy with life, teaching, and my editing apprenticeship…so there’s not a ton of time for reading, mainly because I usually fall asleep as soon as I start reading every night.

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