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To Hope by John Keats

WHEN by my solitary hearth I sit, And hateful thoughts enwrap my soul in gloom; When no fair dreams before my “mind’s eye” flit, And the bare heath of life presents no bloom; Sweet Hope, ethereal balm upon me shed, … Continue reading

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Films about Women List 5

1 The Hunger Games This is a very recent film based on the best selling trilogy. It was the third highest grossing film of 2012, if memory serves me right. Starring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss, it tells the story of … Continue reading

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Women Kick Ass: Divergent and Teenage Girl’s Action Films

SPOILERS! In honor of the US Premiere of the film Divergent, I want to reflect on the phenomenon of teenage girls in an action movie. Ten years ago, when the Harry Potter phenomenon was at its apogee, a reviewer asked … Continue reading

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Tennis and The Hunger Games

Two weekends ago, I went, with no expectations, to see The Hunger Games.  I was surprised!  The movie was very entertaining, and it definitely impressed me.  In case someone doesn’t know, the movie takes place in the dystopic land of … Continue reading

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