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Posts Tagged: Chronicle Review

What’s Up With Today’s Reading Habits?

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The current state of long-form reading and reading habits among students has everything to do with the increasing amount of college attendees in this country and going further back, the GI Bill and its social consequences on subsequent generations. This historical trajectory is broken down in “Why We Can’t Teach Students To Love Reading.” Now […]

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E.B. White and his Animals

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E.B. White’s anthropomorphisms became childhood story staples, but they were also were a method of expressing himself to his family, and furthermore, significant in the evolution of nature writing. This essay in the Chronicle Review considers E.B. White’s relationship with animals and how they came to inform his personal narrative. (via Arts and Letters Daily)

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Unhappy Stasis

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The Chronicle Review published an essay on the economics of unhappiness and what it means to live in a society where economic growth is considered normal. The growth patterns of our economy have made unhappiness a baseline–we’re reflecting this need to ascend in our own lives. “The American tradition is to enshrine economic activity as […]

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