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The Corrections: A Study in Frustration

The title makes it sound like I didn’t like Jonathan Franzen’s novel, “The Corrections.” That couldn’t be further from the truth. Nonetheless, it was this feeling that pervaded my entire time with the book — from reading it, to finishing … Continue reading

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Chapter Two; Kayleigh

It’s always easy to tell when the new school year is about to start. The area is bustling during the summer – tons tourists coming through the nearby colonial town. There are the overweight Midwesterners, in their pastel shorts and … Continue reading

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Chapter One: Anna

“Every person in this room is part of a new colonization effort on Mars. The people in this room come from different states, different countries, and different cultures. There is no uniform law established for your colony, for your ship, … Continue reading

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1L: Prologue

When I was in first grade I was a ballerina, and I thought that was what I would be for the rest of my life. I wasn’t dedicated, or particularly graceful, but I absolutely loved to wear the sparkling dresses … Continue reading

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The Advent of Young Adult Fiction

First, an explanation: in the midst of studying for the Bar, it seems that all my previous neurotic tendencies have exploded into a frenzied ball of non-stop crazy: which I didn’t really notice until discussing it with a friend today. … Continue reading

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