Microscope is a game in which two to six players make history—literally, literarily, and fictionally. You start with a big picture, chosen by the group. An ancient empire rises and falls Then you pick two historical periods to book end your history. In this case, you might pick The Invasion of the Toad Snatchers as … Continue reading Microscope
So I overheard my son complaining about his English Lit teacher's need for him to analyze everything to death. "If the author is a good author," he argued, "the meaning of work will be obvious, because they know how to write clearly. It's like trying to analyze why a fire engine is painted red. The … Continue reading Academic Literary Analysis equals Conspiracy Theories!