Category Archives: disability

Law, Literature, and Why I Left One For the Other

  I have a J.D.  I’m currently applying to grad schools in pursuit of an English Ph.D.  There are plenty of reasons for this, and one of the biggest is this: Practicing law forces me to deal with narrative and oppression, … Continue reading

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Wordle Analysis: Sapphira and the Slave Girl, Book 1

I’ve opined before that Willa Cather’s Sapphira and the Slave Girl isn’t actually about either of its title characters, especially the latter. To test this theory, and because I like shiny objects, I recently made Wordle images of each of … Continue reading

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SAPPHIRA AND THE SLAVE GIRL Continued: Sapphira Colbert is an Egomaniac and Drowning Often Causes Paralysis

In my last post, I pointed out that Sapphira and the Slave Girl, Willa Cather’s last (and most uniformly labeled a failure) novel, is aptly titled in that this really, really, is not the “slave girl’s” story at all. Or, … Continue reading

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