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The Twilight Saga: Where does it fall in Literary Terms?

The Twilight Saga: Where does it fall in Literary Terms?

The Twilight Saga fever began sweeping the country with the appearance of the first volume in the Saga, aptly named Twilight. Despite it's unusual presentation of the family of vampires involved in the storyline and more than its fill of teenage angst the book is not without merit. Stephanie Meyer's vampires are no harder to believe in than were Bram Stoker's when he wrote Dracula a little over a century ago. Stoker's Dracula has since become the standard by which all vampire stories are measured, but is it totally inconceivable that a vampire could have a conscience; one that would turn him or her away from human blood and toward animal blood providing a means of survival without the necessity of what is essentially [Read the rest of this article...]

Longfellow: Poems and Other Writings

Longfellow: Poems and Other Writings

Longfellow: Poems and Other Writings contains examples of some of both the better and lesser known works of Longfellow. The volume is hardly comprehensive and overlooks some of his better known works in order to present lesser known ones, also, two of his more prosaic works, Evangeline and The Song of Hiawatha, appear in their entirety, as do a small sampling of his definitive prose and a novel. Another example of somewhat prosaic work appears in abbreviated form. While recognizing the expediency of a need for space, Longfellow’s poems are better known than his prose, so I personally feel the prose should have been given more space. [Read the rest of this article...]

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Animated Balls: Election 2012

Episode 1: It's Hard to Choose Just One

Episode 2: Occupy Wall Street

Episode 3: 999! The Cain Train to Prosperity

Episode 4: Small Government

Episode 5: Newt is Forgiven

Episode 6: A Candidate with Big Balls

Episode 7: Why We Must Elect Rick!

Episode 8: Don't Make Me Use the "S" Word!

Episode 9: Santorum & Obamaville

Episode 10: Settle for Mitt!

Episode 12: Austerity and Obama's Debt!

Episode 13: From My Cold, Dead Hands!

Episode 14: Ryan is a Bold Choice for VP!

Episode 15: Mitt Romney's Taxes

Episode 16: Mitt & Me; 2 Peas in a Pod!

Episode 17: Mitt and the 47%

Episode 18: The PA Voter ID Law

Episode 19: The Boss is Running!

Episode 20: Benghazi Has Legs

Episode 21: Grover, the NRA, and the GOP

Animated Balls: A New Frontier!

Piers Morgan & the White House Conspire Against Alex Jones!

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