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Heroes and….Heroines?

This week we are discussing our favorite literary heroes and heroines… do we use the word “heroine” anymore? Is it considered sexist, like “poetess”, “authoress” and “actress”? It’s ironic, really, that it was ever used because “Hero” in mythology was, … Continue reading

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“A Confession of Character” [R.W. Emerson]

This week we are talking about what character in a famous novel we’d like to be, (temporarily). Toughy! Although I might daydream about places or characters from stories, I never put myself in one as  a character. I might want to … Continue reading

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