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L.M. Montgomery’s Portrait of the Artist as a Ridiculous Young Man

While there is humour and light and poetry in Mongomery’s prose style, I suspect that most of L.M. Montgomery’s readers are first captured by her characters. Absolutely there is Anne Shirley of Green Gables: impetuous, magical, an invitation to wild … Continue reading

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My Secret Hierarchy of Writing

             I have, I must admit, a sort of strange, secret hierarchy of writing. I don’t mean to. I believe the essence of good writing is not popularity or an elusive sense of the high brow. If I can put … Continue reading

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