Monthly Archives: July 2008

ivanhoe, robin hood and granny typical

One thing leads to another. Robin Hood as we know him owes a great deal to Ivanhoe. Robin Hood from Locksley becomes Robin of Locksley, alias Hood. The Saxon-Norman conflict is made a major theme by Sir Walter Scott. Actually … Continue reading

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atlas shrugging and independence days

“If you saw Atlas, the giant who holds the world on his shoulders, if you saw that he stood, blood running down his chest, his knees buckling, his arms trembling but still trying to hold the world aloft with he … Continue reading

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