“Middlesex” a review: gender identity
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“Middlesex” a review: gender identity


Jeffrey Eugenides’ novel Middlesex is a breathtaking inter-generational novel that addresses issues of the complex history of Eastern Europe, Greek identity, Greek-American identity, growing up in the U.S., and intersex and other LGBTQA identities. It would be easy to talk all day about the complexities of this novel as well as Eugenides’ exquisite prose writing, … Continue reading

Five Fun facts about “The Grapes of Wrath”…
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Five Fun facts about “The Grapes of Wrath”…


I did some digging around and found out some interesting facts about Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath… 1. Steinbeck’s novel was banned in Kansas for indecent content. It was also banned in Kern County, California, a place actually referenced by Steinbeck in the book. Some Kern residents didn’t feel that they were portrayed in the … Continue reading