Monthly Archives: April 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT: A Retelling in Prose — Act 2, Scenes 1-2

— 2.1 — Viola’s twin brother, Sebastian, had survived the shipwreck. Now he was on the coast, talking with the person who had saved his life and who had given him food and shelter: Antonio. Antonio asked, “Won’t you stay … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Lloyd Alexander’s THE CASTLE OF LLYR: A Discussion Guide — Chapter 18: The Golden Pelydryn

Chapter 18: The Golden Pelydryn Prince Rhun realizes that he has made a mistake. How does he react? How does Gwydion react? Prince Rhun’s actions show that he immediately feels regret for his blunder. Gwydion is not angry with Prince … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT: A Retelling in Prose — Act 1, Scene 5

— 1.5 — Maria, who had recently used her wits to reveal the foolishness of Sir Andrew Aguecheek, was in Olivia’s house talking to a person of wit and intelligence. This person was Feste, a jester who made his living … Continue reading

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davidbrucehaiku: a wholesome pinup

https://pixabay.com/photos/rain-tropics-jungle-vintage-4162971/ *** A WHOLESOME PINUP *** This Russian model Makes me fall more in love with Cool vintage swimwear *** NOTE: The model is Victoria Borodinova, who is from Moscow, Russia. *** Free davidbrucehaiku #13 eBook (pdf) Free davidbrucehaiku #12 … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Lloyd’s Alexander’s THE CASTLE OF LLYR: A Discussion Guide —Chapter 17: The Spells of Caer Colur

Chapter 17: The Spells of Caer Colur Describe Achren. How has she changed since the last time that Taran saw her? One change is a lack of jewelry, indicating perhaps a change in fortune. Achren is not as wealthy as … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT: A Retelling in Prose — Act 1, Scenes 3-4

— 1.3 — In Olivia’s house, Olivia’s personal servant, Maria, and Olivia’s alcoholic uncle, Sir Toby Belch, who was staying with Olivia for a while, were talking. “Why the Devil is my niece so heavily grieving the death of her … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Lloyd Alexander’s THE CASTLE OF LLYR: A Discussion Guide — Chapter 16: A Meeting of Strangers

Chapter 16: A Meeting of Strangers Why is the title “A Meeting of Strangers” ironic? Who are the “strangers”? To Eilonwy, Taran is a stranger, as are the other companions, including Gwydion. Of course, we know that they are not … Continue reading

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