The Bell Jar- Words & Quotes

Words from The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath: lurid- gruesome, revolting malady- a disorder or disease; an undesirable condition rivulet- a small stream mulish- stubborn (like a mule) dybbuk- a demon; the soul of a dead person bosky- covered with bushes, shrubs, or small trees peremptory- imperative, assertive jowl- jaw or cheek wry- twisted, distorted Quotes from The Bell … More The Bell Jar- Words & Quotes

The Bell Jar- Review

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath (read August 30, 2015) Commonly seen on ‘must-read’ lists, especially for women, I decided this would be a great book to read right before going back to school and beginning my junior year. It is accurately known as a feminist work, challenging some archaic and modern expectations, beliefs, and stereotypes concerning … More The Bell Jar- Review

Go Set A Watchman- Words & Quotes

Words from Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee: fractious- unruly, peevish; irritable and quarrelsome facsimile- an exact copy abjure- to renounce perspicacious- having keen mental perception and understanding irreconcilable- incompatible; implacably opposed evince- to show clearly, prove philistine- someone who is contentedly commonplace in ideas or tastes paroxysm- sudden, violent outburst halcyon- calm, tranquil, peaceful innocuous- … More Go Set A Watchman- Words & Quotes

8.9.2015 Book Haul

   Hello all! A new review will be coming arriving soon. I just bought these beauties this past weekend, so hopefully I’ll be reading some of them this semester. Let me know if there’s any one that I should read first! -SND

Fahrenheit 451- Words & Quotes

Words from Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury: bestial- feral; crude filigree- a delicate or fanciful thing pedant- one who makes an excessive or inappropriate display of learning; one who overemphasizes rules or minor details; one who adheres rigidly to book knowledge without regard to common sense Quotes from Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury: “It was a pleasure to burn.” “I … More Fahrenheit 451- Words & Quotes