Young People And Old Literature

Photo Credit: Photo of Lawrence Olivier (as Heathcliff) and Merle Oberon (as Catherine) in the 1939 film version of Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights, from The Film Daily, January 12, 1940, published by Wid’s Film And Film Folk, Inc.: We hope/Wikimedia Commons/PD US not renewed I think sometimes we make too many assumptions about young people … Continue reading Young People And Old Literature

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Adaptability

Photo Credit: The title page for the first edition of Charlotte Bronte’s The Professor (when she was writing under the male pseudonym of Currer Bell), published by Smith, Elder, 1857: INeverCry/ Wikimedia Commons/PD Old “Adaptation is a kaleidoscopic way of understanding human nature, and a novelistic technique for showing that character isn’t fixed.” (Nichols, par. … Continue reading Adaptability