Category Archives: Literature

And now we’ll never know / That sense that tomorrow was far away / And our dreams they will never fade / We never thought the good times could end

I was talking about nostalgia and memories yesterday; today I have changed my mind, as it usually happens to women*. The term “nostalgia” comes from the Ancient Greek words “nóstos” = return and “álgos” = sorrow: it literally indicates that … Continue reading

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A Painful Case: murdered by her maternal solicitude? By his latent greatness?

And here you go: the second part of this commentary. As I had anticipated in the first half, I will now focus on the main themes of the short story: the development of Mrs. Sinico and Mr. Duffy’s relationship, the … Continue reading

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A Painful Case: he is not the new Mr. Darcy.

And now, a more positive post. About a couple of months ago, I was talking with a close friend about, basically, relationships, listening to people and always being wrong with the whole ‘friendzone’ thing. For some weird coincidence, she was … Continue reading

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