Mr. Scott

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Why 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Endures

Until a week or so ago, Harper Lee was the model of literary reticence. In the 55 years since the publication of her “To Kill a Mockingbird,” she had …

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I think this guy might be my idol. Comedian Jono Zalay keeps trolling and making fun of the one organization that probably needs it more than any …

To Kill a Mockingbird

No Fear Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet
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In Defense of Romeo and Juliet: It's Not Childish, It's *About* Childishness

Criticism that the classic doomed love story glorifies immaturity misses the point: Shakespeare was riffing on how people use the young/old binary to manipulate others.<p>Wikimedia / Frank Dicksee<p>I haven't read <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> since I was in high school 25 years ago. High school is, of course, a time …