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I’ve noticed a trend in the literature we’ve been evaluating in this class. Children hold it together pretty damn well. In fact, I believe it could be argued that they do better at remaining functional in the face of disaster than many of the adults in their lives and in these stories. Sure, Oskar’s quest […]

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Falling Man, Losing Innocence

Page one of Don Delillo’s novel is titled, “Part One Bill Lawton.” I’ve read White Noise, also by Delillo, so I had some understanding of what the writing style in the novel would be. I assumed (you know what they say when you assume…) the title was in reference to a main character. I stumbled […]

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