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Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity
Judith Butler
The Odyssey
Homer, Robert Fagles, Bernard Knox
Shadow Cay
Leona Bodie
The Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien
A Wizard of Mars
Diane Duane
Inferno
Dante Alighieri, Anthony Esolen
Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1)
Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
Their Eyes Were Watching God - Zora Neale Hurston, Mary Helen Washington, Henry Louis Gates Jr. While the language hard to understand, even when read aloud to get the inflections presented within the text, overall the book was a very interesting one to read. The amount of underlying themes within the book was staggering and the various names at times ironic. The decision of the author to tell the tale within the view of a frame, being that the story is being told by the character as having happened in the past. This is at times seemingly very apparent as the tale can easily be seen as an exaggeration at various points, and yet the reader can never figure out what was true or whether or not anything had been left out.