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Marlowe’s Faustus: Chorus, Soliloquies and Film Noir

“Doctor Faustus…” starts with a 194-word soliloquy. Sort of. It’s delivered by Chorus, named last in Marlowe’s “Dramatis Personae.” Ancient Greek tragedies had a chorus, acting like today’s narrators. Again, sort of. Aristotle said that chorus was a character, so … Continue reading

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Christmas: Still Celebrating

Christmas comes but once a year. It’s a time for exchanging gifts, family get-togethers and awkward office parties. December is a time for joyous preparation, frazzled shopping and holiday-themed music. It’s “Santa’s big scene.” Children see their first Christmas window … Continue reading

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10 Poems

Perspectives Fairy wishes and toxic kisses, We hope and fear and dream. Life and thought and feeling passes. Looking back, I see what was. Ahead? I’ll see that later. (November 18, 2019) Quiet Neighborhood Still water, small lawn, a few … Continue reading

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