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Same plot, different setting

I watched last week’s premiere of Z Nation with some trepidation. I mean, did the world really need another post-apocalyptic television show featuring zombies? I already watch The Walking Dead–need I say anything more?  I was left with mixed feelings … Continue reading

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Literary Devices from A to Z – Brought to you by the letter Y

      is for Young Adult       Young adult (YA) novels are novels that appeal to adolescents and teenagers. In YA the main character is usually a pre-teen or teen and theme is often emphasized over the … Continue reading

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Literary Devices from A to Z – Brought to you by the letter T

      is for Theme       A theme is a recurring idea that is alluded to throughout a piece of literature. It is almost like a hidden message about people and the human condition buried deep inside … Continue reading

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Literary Devices from A to Z – Brought to you by the letter J

      is for Juxtaposition       Juxtaposition is when two opposing and parallel characters, plot lines, images or themes are compared for the purpose of “etching out a character in detail, creating suspense or lending a rhetorical … Continue reading

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