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Day: December 11, 2020

We’re excited that you’ve joined the conversation! At HMU, we want to continue the great authors’ conversations in a contemporary context, and this blog will help us do that. We look back to Aristotle and the early philosophers who used reason and discourse to gain wisdom and now we endeavor to do the same every day.


December 11, 2020

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

Last week, I wrote a blog dedicated to understanding the nature of Rosamond’s and Lydgate’s love in George Eliot’s novel Middlemarch. Though I had previously argued against the idea that they were actually ever in love, I have since changed my mind. In fact, this passage might best explain it all. I do contend that their love was complicated and imperfect,

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