Why Literature-Lovers Should Listen To Josh Ritter

by Liam Kenney Josh Ritter is a must listen for any lover of literature. Ritter is not only a world-class lyricist but is a master of allusions and allegories. Each time I listen to his music (and I’ve listened to it a lot)- I hear new reasons why he is my favorite artist. Josh Ritter Utilizes Allusions … Continue reading Why Literature-Lovers Should Listen To Josh Ritter

Why You Should Read Edgar Allen Poe This Halloween Season

by Davy Kenney Ah, good old Poe, we have you to thank. Before you came along, the literary landscape of the United States was, if not always a happy, a seemingly wholesome place. Oh sure, every now and then you might find a little hamlet with a headless specter or some little goblin that stowed … Continue reading Why You Should Read Edgar Allen Poe This Halloween Season

Analysis [In Just-] Poem by ee cummings (Or: When I Fell In Love With Poetry)

As readers, we have all had those special moments when we started to fall in love with words. It might have been your 10th birthday when Grandma gave you a copy of Matilda or perhaps being cast in a school Shakespeare play. Wherever or whenever these moments were, that art piece always keeps a place … Continue reading Analysis [In Just-] Poem by ee cummings (Or: When I Fell In Love With Poetry)