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I have an old textbook I picked up at the second hand book store, titled Eighteenth Century English Literature, by Tillotson, Fussell and Waingrow. Periodically, but without any pattern I can discern, there will appear, in poems and the like, a small superscript circle after a word. What does this mark mean?
Archives in Category: Essays
Potpourri: works of a longer nature.
When the ivory-colored invitation arrived in early April, there was no hesitation. Ellen filled out the RSVP that same night. By week’s end, she had contacted her travel agent to book a round trip flight to Memphis. While the agent
… finish reading Alumnae Tea
I told myself, “There’s nothing more to write.” I reminded myself, “You’ve said all you have to say.” And I admonished myself when I thought otherwise. Still, driving home from the third annual grade school reunion last Sunday, I wondered.
… finish reading Resolution
The dog-eared paperback caught my eye. It lay on the shelf at shoulder height, so that I couldn’t miss it, as I searched for something else on my jam-packed bookcase. Seeing her book, Writing Down the Bones, made me realize
… finish reading Writer’s Block, 2001
Three weeks ago I returned from the second annual St. Louis Cathedral Grade School reunion. Given that I graduated in 1957, it was quite a feat to have a reunion at all. I’m sure there are some who went all
… finish reading Second Time Around