Maya Angelou, phenomenal woman

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The world has lost a phenomenal woman. Rest in peace Maya Angelou. “Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of my arms, The span of my hips, The stride of my … Read More

Agatha Christie

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Agatha Christie is known as the Queen of Crime. Her books are translated into numerous languages,  her 66 novels and short story collections have sold over four billion copies world wide since their publication. Biography of Agatha Christie Agatha Christie was born in in 1890 in Turquay Devon, England. She was home schooled and when her father died when she was … Read More

American Authors of the 20th Century

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There were many American authors in the 20th century that were very important and helped change the way we view literature and conversly ourselves. In the 19th century, word count and long descriptive passages describing the scenery, and how people were dressed was the norm. It was as if people thought, why say something simply in one sentence when fifteen sentences … Read More

Reading Shakespeare

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William Shakespeare is considered the greatest playwright of the English language.  His plays and sonnets encompass all the human emotions, from joy to pathos. He lived in the Elizabethan Era, when Queen Elizabeth was Queen of England, during a time of world exploration. He was grounded in the past, with eyes for the future. Source: en.wikipedia.org via Sarah on Pinterest Shakespeare’s life Shakespeare’s birth is … Read More