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inspiration du jour

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I didn’t experience any revelations today (except for the fact that I should start packing already) but I did attend a couple of sessions that offered some inspirational material. Or at least some… Continue reading

brain mush

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My brain isn’t really rigid, so nothing really “broke” it per se, but there’s a lot of new stuff mashed into it now. The experience of being overseas, the experience of spending 95%… Continue reading

“The Process”

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Not everything I write is true, but a lot of it is. But with a twist. A fiction, not a lie. I kind of hit the ground running once I got here, reading… Continue reading

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Our character analysis of Frank (from The Faith Healer) in class today revealed many of his main character traits: he’s detached and narcissistic, yet compelling and charismatic. Grace and Teddy can’t help but… Continue reading

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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I’ve been developing fairly involved opinions about religion and denominations, but I’m not sure how in depth I’d like to get here. I will say that it’s terribly disheartening the things people do… Continue reading

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Admittedly I was a little doubtful as to how relevant the Tinderbox theater experience would be for me, but I was very excited about the prospect of travelling to Belfast and the part… Continue reading

Independence?

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Since I’ve been here I’ve been thinking more about what it means to be American and how I identify with that. I suppose it’s really too soon to come to any conclusions, but… Continue reading

Character roles and archetypes in O’Casey’s Shadow of a Gunman

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The character(s) I find myself interested in exploring is actually a pair – Mrs. Henderson and Mr. Gallogher. The two of them are really working together in their little part of the plot.… Continue reading

First Experience in a New Country (That Wasn’t Canada)

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Somehow, I’ve spent a fair bit of my time so far in Armagh by myself — part by choice, part by chance. Being the only poet in the group already lends itself to… Continue reading