Literature Spotlight: Shakespeare’s Macbeth

By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. Open, locks, Whoever knocks! (Mac.4.1.44-47) Macbeth. Wow. I do believe I have a new favorite Shakespearean play. I'm sorry, my beloved Hamlet, but Macbeth stole my soul and kidnapped my sleep. It kept me awake at night simply marveling over the profound themes of... Continue Reading →

Literature Spotlight: Agnes Grey

"It must be a great consolation to you, to have a home, Miss Grey," observed my companion after a short pause, "however remote, or seldom visited, still it is something to look to." "It is so much, that I think I could not live without it..." - Agnes and Mr. Weston from Agnes Grey, Chapter Thirteen,... Continue Reading →

The Possibility of a Mr. Darcy

"My bride is here," he said, again drawing me to him, "because my equal is here, and my likeness. Jane, will you marry me?" "...Am I a liar in your eyes?" he asked, passionately. "Little sceptic, you shall be convinced. What love have I for Miss Ingram? None: and that you know. What love has... Continue Reading →

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