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40 Author Philip Larkin doesn’t like the whole Dickens Method. He considers Dickens an entertainer, not to be regarded as a real writer at all; not even a real novelist. Many scholars describe Larkin’s work as lowered sights and diminished expectations: that makes total sense.

35 Shouting in the Dark is a book of John Bramblitt’s life, his struggles with epilepsy, his race against time as he prepares for complete vision loss, and his determination to find a way out of the engulfing shadows of blindness. It is the story of how he rekindles his capacity for joy, hope, and relationships through painting and teaching art. the book challenges you to rethink your perception of blindness and what it means to truly see.

34An imp is a mythological being similar to a fairy or demon. Imps are usually small and not very attractive. They are often mischievous rather than evil or harmful, much the same as fairies. In fact, they both share the same sense of free spirit and enjoyment of all things fun. Imps are lonely little creatures always in search of human attention.

32The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism is a fictional book in George Orwell’s 1984 novel. The Book explains the concept of perpetual war, and the true meanings of the slogans WAR IS PEACE, FREEDOM IS SLAVERY, and IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH. Wait, shouldn’t the second slogan haven been SLAVERY IS FREEDOM instead?