Tag Archives: Stephen Sondheim

Symbols and Motifs and Themes. Oh my!


So theme is the theme of today’s blog. Themes and symbols and all that English Lit 101 stuff. Except English Literature courses are usually designed to enhance the reading experience; to make the student a more discerning bibliophile. Now, don’t get … Continue reading

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I Wish…


In his opening song for Into the Woods appropriately titled, I Wish, Stephen Sondheim has his characters tell the audience what they want: [STEMOTHER & STEPSISTERS] To see the King- [JACK & MOTHER] To sell the cow- [BAKER & WIFE] To … Continue reading

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What’s the Story?


 ART IS ABOUT CHOICES This week I’ve been asking myself this question: Where is the story. Firstly, because my publisher asked me to write a cover blurb for my novel. Secondly, because I’ve been revising a short story and have … Continue reading

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