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    At this point, more than 100 posts in, I do think it only fair to rewrite this intro. This is a whopping big heap of meta posts, dealing primarily with *Sherlock*, though heaven knows a lot of other literature and art wanders through. The writing quality and style varies from fairly good pseudo-academic to outright fangirl squee. If it's worth reading at all, it's worth reading because it's fun watching someone who really does care how art works go hunting for the engines that drive the show, and to guess at the hidden and not-so-hidden details that may shape the future of the show.

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    Of all these little meta digressions, this is more truly an essay and piece of lit-crit. I had a chunk of last night and this morning to think about the structure and nature of how a story is told, and what your perception of the story does to your choices of through-lines. This is a lit-crit essay focusing on *Sherlock*, and using Dorothy Sayers and Agatha Christie as paradigmatic examples of two different approaches to the development of narrative spines and through-lines. Meta. Essay. Lit-crit. Analysis. Dry. Somewhat academic. Consider yourselves thoroughly warned. My inner honor student shineth forth.

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    Gods help me, this is NOT a piece of fan fiction. This is a historical essay/novella about the actual life of Toshizo Hijikata, the rise and the fall of the Shinsengumi, the Boshin War, and the end of Edo Japan. I tried to tell the tale as accurately and interestingly as I could, so if you're curious to know what REALLY happened with the Shinsengumi and you're in the mood for some good ol' historical blabber, welcome aboard!

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    Emily writes a paper for school, about the Chicago Massacre of 2115.

    The prologue of Behind the Gloves is here - please read!

    Part 1 of Emily's story is here. Part 2 is here.

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    My compare and contrast paper on Introverts and extroverts.

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    I personally find the fandom to be a judgement free zone and yet it's easier finding a needle in a haystack then it is finding a fic that portray's John Winchester as a Good Person...I hope that trend changes because it is so played out...12 years later you still see John as ''bad guy" if this does not change your persective of John nothing will.

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    An Essay about the Book "Violin" a supernatural adventure by Anne Rice.

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    I wrote this for a friend, and it worked. The title explains it, but it's basically a ten paragraph essay that I wrote in about an hour talking about how great Victor Hugo's writing is, and I'm sorry.

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    Ever wonder what it's like to be an entirely archival reader of Homestuck? Well, if this isn't your first 4/13, you've come to the right place. Here is my speech. It is on the internet for all to see. Enjoy.

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    All of these three had done a lot for this friendship. All of them had failed it too. So really, is there anyone who's better than the other?

    (This was written in 2010)

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    An analysis of Colress's character and the ways in which he is interpreted by fans.

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    A short essay about the use of drama and pathos in the sketch show The Fast Show.

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    An analysis of the role of the Duke of Albany in the two texts of King Lear.

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    A collection of small pieces discussing fragments of Westerosi culture.

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    Here we reap the work of our hands
    Fortunes shifting with the winds
    We persist as they billow and blow
    On them a call is carried out
    That echoes its song from
    Every tongue
    Thrive, it says
    Implores
    Strive
    Strive
    Survive.

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    A collection of oneshots following Steven and Connie as they fall in love. // "The stars look especially lovely tonight." Steven and Connie watch a meteor shower.

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    "Holy shit, it's weed."
    "Where the fuck did Betty get weed?"

    "You think I'd print something like that?"
    "It's a good headline; 'New Girl Fucking Smashes Cheryl Blossom in Hallway'."

    Or The Breakfast Club AU we all needed

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    以下的文章,有的集中于分析,有的在评论、解读或是记录我的感受,或者是一段没有结论的思辨过程。内容涉及文学、影视、社会现象、流行文化,每篇文章集中在一个主题之上。这一部分的写作的目的并不在于包装品味、自我销售,而是我希望自己在不断学习、阅读、生活的过程中能够获得智慧,而这其中,我认为最大的智慧是,在语言和认识不断失联、又在腐化中相聚的世界里,知道自己是在变好,还是变坏。

    本站的收录将以写于2016年及以后的文章为主。
    全版请查阅:奶酪虐待始末(主页版)

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    This is an essay on why I viewed Ironwood's actions in the episode "Taking Control" as a good thing. Because the person arguing against him is a douchebag.

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    I have so much to say about Dracula Untold, but it doesn't want to come out in the shape of a story, so I wrote... something. I am trying to understand why, oh why I love this film, why I write terrible stuff about it and why I went and saw it two times this week. (This is very unusual behaviour for me, just so you know.)

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    In which I dissect Papyrus' snail farm phone call, discuss what we know about monster biology and the skeletal system, and answer the old question, "Can skeletons bleed?"

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