April Book Club: Mid-Month Check InHas everyone been keeping up with the reading list for CRLiterature Book Club: April 2015 - and how do we feel about Christian and Ana so far? Aren't they just, like, the bestest?April Book Club: Mid-Month Check In by tiganusi
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I kid. And I apologize for posting the mid-month a few days late; but, hey, the book's got a lot of poems and we're reading to past the midpoint anyway, so it fits! This month, in case you're just checking in for the first time now, we're reading April Book Club: Selected Poems of Anne Sexton, a pivotal work of 20th-Century confessional and feminist poetry. And right now, if you're up-to-date, you should have read up to at least the end of the poems taken from Love Poems. Let's discuss!
Question the First
In your estimation, have the poems so far portrayed me
Harper Lee - An Unexpected ChapterArt History WeekHarper Lee - An Unexpected Chapter by Memnalar
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For over five decades, it was Harper Lee and her book. Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960, has earned its author generations of readers, worldwide acclaim, a Pulitzer Prize and highest honors from two presidents. It has been translated into over 40 languages and sold more than 30 million copies. It has seen adaptations on stage and screen, both of which have gone on to form their own traditions and receive their own accolades. Through Mockingbird, Lee has challenged us to consider and reconsider racial inequality, gender roles, the nature of justice, and the loss of innocence. Lee's words are as relevant today as they were when she put them down in mid-century Alabama, and the lessons are still as keenly felt in 2015.
While Lee has written more since then, she has made it clear that Mockingbird's pages contained everything she felt she had to say. As far as the world was concerned, Harper Lee had written her book, and that was that. It