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Chris Hedges- Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

I went to the lecture by Chris Hedges tonight and was very moved by it, despite the fact that I had not previous heard of Hedges or his book Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt.  Hedges argues that the liberal … Continue reading

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How to See America as the Beautiful

This panel was an incredible experience.  What struck me the most about the artists’ commentary was their interpretation of the periphery versus the core, which many of our author’s throughout the semester have also referenced.  Heidi Ewing discussed how she … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Stork of Middlemarch

Rosamond was expecting a baby. Celia had recently had a baby. Very few children earn names or titles in Middlemarch. Therefore, adolescence continues to exist on the periphery of the novel. As Professor Hensley mentioned briefly in class on Monday, … Continue reading

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Outsider on His Way in

Lydgate is a newcomer to Middlemarch, but he quickly becomes an important player within the social group. He is met with many challenges as he starts to develop a role for himself in Middlemarch. His situation is rather unique in … Continue reading

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Views of the English: Indian Mutiny and Life Today

Concerning the Mutiny ballads, I found them to be quite typical of a war propaganda piece. I chose to analyze ballads 1 and 3 and found that they both had a similar tone and view of the mutiny. Ballad 1 … Continue reading

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