Narrative Architecture in Meander, Spiral, Explode
Writing

Narrative Architecture in Jane Alison’s Meander, Spiral, Explode

“The wave is one. There’s a reason we’re drawn to it, whether viewing or watching entranced as one wave after another breaks on shore: a …

How to Read More by Creating a Reading Habit
Reading

How to Read More by Creating a Reading Habit

“The habit of reading is the only enjoyment in which there is no alloy; it lasts when all other pleasures fade.” Anthony Trollope For most …

Space and Time Converge
Theory

How Time and Space Converge to Evoke Walter Benjamin’s Aura

“The concept of aura which was proposed above with reference to historical objects may usefully be illustrated with reference to the aura of natural ones. …

Walter Ong's Psychodynamics of Orality and the Reading Mind
Reading

Walter Ong’s Psychodynamics of Orality and the Reader

“Until writing was invented, men lived in acoustic space: boundless, directionless, horizonless, in the dark of the mind, in the world of emotion, by primordial …

Ten Diverse Books
Literature

10 Books That Celebrate Diversity

“The book industry is focusing more on diverse voices and stories: a reflection of the real demographic of the United States, allowing all to find …

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