Top 5 Tuesday: Top 5 Opening Lines

After skipping last week's T5T topic (I have zero romance books on my shelves and I find romantic subplots to be the bane of my existence, whoops), we're back with this week's topic, Top 5 Opening lines, courtesy as always of Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm. This week's topic is top five opening lines. And … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday: Top 5 Opening Lines

ENG 590: First Vonnegut Scholarship

You are free to skip this particular blog post, because I'm sure you didn't sign up to read critical/literary essays when you decided to follow this blog. However, if that's right up your alley, go ahead! If you've been following along, you'll know that my Vonnegut class required three Vonnegut scholarship essays, each of week … Continue reading ENG 590: First Vonnegut Scholarship

Top 5 Opening Lines

Welcome back, everyone, to Top 5 Tuesday, where I'm spending my time procrastinating even more on my thesis in order to give you these amazing first lines right here. As always, this weekly meme is hosted by Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm. What constitutes a good first line? As a writer myself, this is something … Continue reading Top 5 Opening Lines

ENG 590: “Slaughterhouse-Five”

Welcome to the first real entry in my Vonnegut series! Today we're going to go over one of Vonnegut's most famous works, Slaughterhouse-Five. You're probably going to question the order that I do this series in, but don't fret; I'm doing them in the order that we read the books in class. It's as simple … Continue reading ENG 590: “Slaughterhouse-Five”