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The Raven
Gertrude Stein
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Rachel Carson

Day: January 19, 2024

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.


January 19, 2024

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

Though I am skipping over many undiscussed gems throughout Bleak House, we must move forward. The current focus on charity intertwines in various characters’ narratives in unexpected ways. Rather than exciting the expected awe or reverence, charity in this book is bandied about and thrown in the reader’s face as if a tomato at the stage.

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