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Poem a Day 2014: “The City in the Sea” by Poe (#8)

I suppose it wouldn’t be preposterous to include my own favorite poem in this series. For an account of how the poet Edgar Allan Poe saved me from a bog of intellectual apathy that threatened to drown me in high … Continue reading

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Where the Melancholy Waters Lie

I have to take an English Literature exam tomorrow. I feel my brain crammed with both useful and obsolete information, and can almost hear the random names and dates and works, spanning Beowulf to present day, that are falling out … Continue reading

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