Intro to Literary Study (2005)

4 May 2005
Edson, Wit

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Excerpt: The blogs are back...imagine my utter and complete excitement... I read Margaret Edson's W;t over the weekend, and I found it very touching. I even cried (a little). While doing my research paper, I learned that humor is a good...
Weblog: She Never Could Decide
Tracked: May 4, 2005 01:29 AM
Who Knew Dying Could Be So Witty?
Excerpt: I really hate to say this, but I thought Wit by Margaret Edson was sort of, oh, witty. It is, on the surface, a sad story about the death of a brilliant professor, Vivian. Yet within that story there a...
Weblog: Special K
Tracked: May 4, 2005 08:40 AM
Wit and the power of words
Excerpt: Reading Margaret Edson's play, W;t, brought to mind some of the things that I had mentioned in my personal essay at the beginning of this semester in EL 150. I wrote a lot about the power of language: I cherish...
Weblog: Below Zero
Tracked: May 4, 2005 10:41 AM
A Witty Response
Excerpt: Reading the play, "Wit" really hit me hard. It was an awaking of my feelings that I tried to put aside. On March 19, 2005 I lost a very dear person to me. My grandmother, it's kinda ironic that one...
Weblog: The Mind Of A Young Woman
Tracked: May 4, 2005 12:29 PM
White Light & the Meaning of Life
Excerpt: I couldn't help but to see the similiarities between Vivian in Margaret Edson's play "Wit" and Mrs. Wilson in Thom Jones' short story "I want to live!" Both women are diagnosed with cancer - Vivian has "advanced metastatic ovarian cancer"...
Weblog: Literary Tease
Tracked: May 5, 2005 05:13 PM
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I blogged links to a bibliography and background info on the author, as well as an excerpt from an article on the religious significance of the play's message.

Posted by: Dennis G. Jerz at May 4, 2005 10:31 AM
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