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A Timeless Facade: William Blake’s “London”

By Steven Mulero The poem “London” (1794) was written by William Blake (1757-1827). Blake was a late-seventeenth century poet and painter who although was virtually unknown during his lifetime his works were “discovered”… Continue reading

The Alchemist: Santiago’s Four Obstacles

By Gregory Priest I want you to imagine for a moment, sometime early in your life when a parent or parental figure told you that you can be anything you want in life.… Continue reading