Monthly Archives: March 2013

Curse

The town where I grew up has a curse on it. It’s a story that every school kid knows and a few anthropologists have written about. Kids tell it like a ghost story until they’re too old for Santa Claus … Continue reading

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Satire

Satire is a type of humor that holds up people’s vices or folly to witty mockery. The classic example of satire is Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal,” that solves problems with cannibalism. It’s pretty simple, and it’s very much in … Continue reading

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