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Finding World War I: Fact, Fiction, and Truth in Pat Barker’s “Regeneration Trilogy”

Note: I am now updating the blog at http://www.justewords.com. Please consider following me there! I will soon discontinue this site. We are living moment by moment through the centennial of the war that neither ended all wars nor made the world … Continue reading

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Shared Experience, Shared Language: A Review of Lakoff and Johnson on Metaphor

Each of my efforts to write about George Lakoff and Mark Johnson’s Metaphors We Live By uncannily comprises a demonstration of its thesis. As I started to plan my review, I wrote, I am late to the dance—referring to the fact that the … Continue reading

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Meditations All Too Human

I teach a college-transfer class called English 112: Researching and Writing in the Disciplines, whose objective is to present a crash course in academic writing across the university curriculum. To that end, and drawing on my experience as a disability examiner … Continue reading

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