Category Archives: Literature

Dara’s Top Ten Favorite Short Stories

All literature majors, whether undergraduate or graduate, eventually sit around and discuss what they would put on their lists of favorite stories, novels, poems, or plays. Though my lists tends to disassemble and reassemble themselves, my top-ten list of short … Continue reading

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The Charm and Evolution of Story

Stories have charm. From childhood on, we are charmed by stories. From the earliest fairy tales, to graphic stories, to literary stories, we listen to or read stories with absorption and excitement. When the cave man came home and depicted … Continue reading

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Reflection–Dynamism and Stasis

I’m caught by the notion of stasis implicit in the dynamics of reflection. When we think visually of a reflection, for example, mountains and trees reflected in a pool of water, the dynamism occurs in the act of reflection–the bending … Continue reading

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