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The Hard Times of Edgar Allan Poe

American author, Edgar Allan Poe led a lonely and destitute life, surrounded by poverty and death. His life proves to be ironic when compared to his published work. Poe was known for his dark style, prose, and language. Author and … Continue reading

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The Human Condition: Dynamic Relationships of Love Lost in Classic Literature

The human species is unique on this earth in that we have intelligence, a written language, and the power to manipulate the world around us. Although we are capable of these things, it does not let us know what it … Continue reading

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Death, Wisdom, and Fear: The Things They Carried and the Apology of Socrates

This week’s readings included The Things they Carried by Tim O’Brien and the Apology of Socrates by Plato. While one story tells us about the trauma and experience of war another cites the duties of man and the virtues of … Continue reading

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