Ovid – Metamorphoses (part 1)

I’ve decided to revisit Ovid’s Metamorphoses.  I wish I could say that I’ve decided to “reread” Ovid’s Metamorphoses, but who am I kidding.  If I actually reread the whole thing, it’ll be a miracle.  More likely I’ll get about a third of the way through before something distracts me away from it.  “Revisiting” a thing… Continue reading Ovid – Metamorphoses (part 1)

Henry James – The Turn of the Screw

Is there anything we can all agree on with regards to “The Turn of the Screw”?  Let us doom our pursuit from the outset, and start with the title.  For the Christmas Evers telling, being told, and to some extent analyzing ghost stories, the phrase “a turn of the screw” seems to be commonly understood… Continue reading Henry James – The Turn of the Screw