Daily Archives: April 28, 2019

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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