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Hamlet as a Second Language

While the ideas are universal, and the themes are timeless, reading Shakespeare is reading another language. Without knowledge of the word use, the phrasing, and the syntax, readers are circumstantially dealing with SSL, or what I refer to as,  Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Running into Reality?

I run, and like Johnathon, running sends me into a cascade of contemplation. Before my Saturday morning long run, I was listening to the audiobook version of the play, Hamlet, and planning the lessons for our next unit of study. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Rewriting?

I have been thinking about my current dilemma. I am the subject of criticism and the object of masochism. My philosophical belief in rewriting assignments has me stuck in a metaphysical game of tug-of-war. In most areas of my life, … Continue reading

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