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Beloved

A brilliant woman and author named Toni Morrison wrote a classic novel called Beloved, which is considered canon for 20th century American literature. Its story bursts with a universal theme: love. More specifically, the love that is lost or hidden, the love that might be, and the love that might have been. There’s a character … Continue reading

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Simplicity Is Key!

Over the years, I’ve grown an affinity for simple language. I’ve noticed that I hate “big” words. They tend to complicate things. Most of the books I’ve read all have simple language that a wide range of people can understand. I think that’s the reason why I dislike reading academic journals or papers; they’re just … Continue reading

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The importance of context

My favorite TV show, Sherlock, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the namesake detective and Martin Freeman as the famous sleuth’s best friend and crime-solving partner Dr. John Watson, does a brilliant job establishing context in general, but especially at the beginning of the first episode of the whole series. A dictionary definition of context is, … Continue reading