A Note From the Director: Guest Post over at The Caffeinated Book Reviewer

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Good morning everyone! I’m back from vacation just in time to let you know the wonderful Kimba from The Caffeinated Book Reviewer as a number of guest posts this week as she is out celebrating her daughter’s wedding. Today is my day and I’m strutting my English major side and talking about allusions. I hope you’ll stop over and check it out. Here’s a sneak peek.

I am an English major or was an English major…am an English major. I’ve always struggled with that. Anyway, I studied English in college. For four years, I was up to my eyeballs in literature. Mostly dead white guys except for that independent study course I took where I got to read my all time favorite classic novel, O! Pioneers by Willa Cather. I was trained to see allusions and references as I read and watched movies because typically, during a classroom discussion those allusions and references meant something to greater purpose of the piece of work we were studying. There was a time when I would see allusions and references EVERY WHERE! I’m sure it was quite annoying to be around me when I was at my peak.

But the time passed, life moved on, I graduated and got away from my rabid reading and movie and television watching habits. And then something happened. I dropped cable, became an avid reader again and now I’m seeing allusions and literary connections seemingly every where.

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6 responses to “A Note From the Director: Guest Post over at The Caffeinated Book Reviewer

    • Thanks for stopping by! Glad you found some posts that interested you.
      Terri M. LeBlanc
      Second Run Reviews
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  1. Tanja

    I’ve just read your post and girl do I agree with you! I have seen Shakespearean tragic hero or majestic villain in so many books. So yeah there is that. Great post, Terri 🙂