Americans are desperate for hope and grand vision, but it remains to be seen whether we can come together as a nation rather than indulge in nonstop partisan bickering and brinksmanship. Until we do so–or perhaps until the economy turns around–our combat films will be continue to be cynical and dark.
- Literature is as vital to our lives as food and shelter. Stories and poems help us work through the challenges we face, from everyday irritations to loneliness, heartache, and death. Literature is meant to mix it up with life. This website explores how it does so.
Please feel free to e-mail me [rrbates (at) smcm (dot) edu]. I would be honored to hear your thoughts and questions about literature.
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