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lost manuscript: searching with the rag pickers

There have been some famous lost manuscripts in the history of literature. There was Hemingway’s lost suitcase,Malcolm Lowry’s manuscript draft of Ballast to the White Sea was lost to fire in his shack near Vancouver, Plath’s 130 page draft of … Continue reading

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guilt and forgiveness: “i” for you “thou” for me…

…and a bell jar in between.Innocence. Does it really exist? Or is it just a virtual good to be bartered with Faustus as another bad deal. Contextually, it is more about the ways individuals manufacture or construct a world of … Continue reading

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daddy: visionary times of memory

How do you deal with negative recurring themes through your life that end up instilling a deep pessimism? As a woman about choosing a spouse who holds the same detested personality traits as a disliked father.Take Sylvia Plath:” Trying to … Continue reading

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BAD MOON RISING: THE PEREGRINE PROPHECIES

”Shakespeare’s plays mirror the debate of his time between those who believed that the macrocosm of the stars influenced the microcosm of human life, and those who dismissed astrology as “excellent foppery.”┬áThe phrase comes from Edmund in King Lear, who … Continue reading

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ABSURD ENIGMAS & STIGMAS:SPILLING THE GUTS WITH THE BEANS

It was gravity which pulled us down and destiny which broke us apart You tamed the lion in my cage but it just wasn’t enough to change my heart Now everything’s a little upside down, as a matter of fact … Continue reading

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