Devil’s Teardrop Box: A Lesson from Before Women Had Wings

  Before Women Had Wings (1997),a novel written by Connie May Fowler, is one I end the year of American Literature with. Avocet, a.k.a. Bird, Jackson's narrative grips the reader before the end of page one. She's an innocent girl trying to understand life-- what's fair/ what isn't. She endures pain, often issued from her... Continue Reading →


Words Matter: A Lesson from Mark Twain

"Yes, I want to tour the Mark Twain House," I reaffirmed, for the second time, to my husbands questioning stare, when he asked how I wanted to spend my birthday. The Mark Twain House is about a 30 minute drive from me, yet I've never been there.  This past year, I picked up American Literature,... Continue Reading →

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