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Julius Caesar: Who gets to be “difficult”?

I attended a student production of Julius Caesar this weekend and was reminded of how difficult and foreign the language of Shakespeare is to my ears. I found myself struggling to keep up with the archaic phrases and to make sense … Continue reading

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freeing myself

Creative response: goo.gl/Wc5iEC Whenever I think of poetry, I like to think of it as a gateway for me to explore the more creative side of me – one that’s ready to test boundaries and create ways to express myself that … Continue reading

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Reading Response 1, Sept 13, Baraka and CRT (Sarah VC)

In all the readings, the passage that stood out to me the most was the following from Amiri Baraka: “The culture of the powerful is very infectious for the sophisticated, and strongly addictive. To be any kind of “success” one … Continue reading

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