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Dickens the Dreamer


Most people are familiar with the novel by Charles Dickens entitled A Christmas Carol. The novel is told and re-told in multiple variations throughout the Christmas season. Nothing, however, compares to the original… Continue reading

Bristol: The Hub of the Slave-Trade


In A Poem on the Inhumanity of the Slave-Trade, the reader is captivated by a little boy named Luco. The story of Luco, real or not, is just one of countless heart-wrenching stories… Continue reading

The Continuation of the Castaway


             Unknown. Robison Crusoe . N.d. The Footprint in the Sand, Photo. Look and Learn . Web. 23 Feb. 2014.           Robinson Crusoe is one of the most adapted stories in history.  The… Continue reading

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