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Magic Tales – The Wizard of Oz

Magic Tales – The Wizard of Oz

Magic Tales – The Wizard of Oz The Wizard of Oz is a journey, through which Dorothy discovers magic while she tries to come back home. “There is no place like home.” This is the greatest discovery of  Dorothy at the end of her journey, when thanks to magic she understands that the happy place she(…)

Magic in Reading | We Have Always Lived in The Castle

Magic in Reading | We Have Always Lived in The Castle

  We Have Always Lived in The Castle by Shirley Jackson Since Charles had taken my occupation for Tuesday morning I had nothing to do. I wondered about going down to the creek, but I had no reason to suppose that the creek would even be there, since I never visited it on Tuesday mornings; […]”. We(…)

Magic in Reading | Wide Sargasso Sea

Magic in Reading | Wide Sargasso Sea

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys “Above all I hated her. For she belonged to the magic and the loveliness. She had left me thirsty and all my life would be thirst and longing for what I had lost before I found it.” Wide Sargasso Sea (1966) is the novel byJean Rhys, the British author(…)

Month of Poetry | E. Dickinson

Month of Poetry | E. Dickinson

Emily Dickinson A lonely voice silently hollowing in herself and looking into life’s eyes, questioning uninterruptedly about the infinite issues of the human being. In this poem Emily Dickinson gives one of the most beautiful answers to questions about the nature of love, with her delicate and inexorable speech. Una voce solitaria che scava dentro se stessa silenziosamente e(…)

Month of poetry | W. Szymborska

Month of poetry | W. Szymborska

Wisława Szymborska The greatness of the poetic voice lies in the amazing ability to be both timeless and part of our daily life. Wislawa Szymborska, with the power of a clear and clean speech, still resonates to us as a novelty. Today we rediscover one of the most famous and universally loved poems of her. La(…)