Daily Archives: April 21, 2019

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s TROILUS AND CRESSIDA: A Retelling in Prose — Act 4, Scene 5

— 4.5 — Ajax, wearing armor, walked over to Agamemnon, Achilles, Patroclus, Menelaus, Ulysses, Nestor, and some others. They were at the place where Ajax would duel Hector. The lists — barriers surrounding the place where the duel would take … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Lloyd Alexander’s THE CASTLE OF LLYR: A Discussion Guide — Chapter 9: The Luck of Rhun

Chapter 9: The Luck of Rhun What do you notice about Kaw’s speech at the end of Chapter 8 and the beginning of Chapter 9? Kaw repeats words, always saying them twice: “Eilonwy!” Kaw croaked. “Eilonwy!” (91) and “Alaw!” croaked … Continue reading

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