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About gramatrudy

BA degree in English with a single subject certification 1994 I enjoy writing, art (all forms), quilting, sewing, embroidery, photography (still and video), and most of all, my grandchildren.

Taking Care of a Friend

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Making It by Hand, an Undeniable Joy

Making it by Hand by Grama Trudy Initially, crafting arose out of necessity, not out of desire; now it is relief of boredom, and an hobby. Most of the time if there is a need to express a th… Source: … Continue reading

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Making It by Hand, an Undeniable Joy

  Making it by Hand by Grama Trudy Initially, crafting arose out of necessity, not out of desire; now it is relief of boredom, and an hobby. Most of the time if there is a need to express a thought, … Continue reading

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Out of the Fog Came Life: A Stylistic Analysis of Dickens’s Bleak House

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Out of the Fog Came Life: A Stylistic Analysis of Dickens’s Bleak House

by Trudy A. Martinez originally posted: February 17,2011 Edited to include the Perfect Ending December 16, 2015 Out of the Fog Came Life: A Stylistic Analysis of Dickens’s Bleak House The imagery in Bleak House reveals a revelation of possibilities … Continue reading

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The Veil of Servitude

The Veil of Servitude, a comparative analysis of the treatment of woman in Victorian age literature By Trudy A. Martinez The beliefs of Evangelicals and the treatment of women in the Victorian Age echo the teachings of the Old Testament … Continue reading

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RECONSTRUCTION

  Reconstruction   By Trudy Martinez  According to The American College Dictionary to reconstruct means to construct again; to rebuild; make over. What happens in the South following the Civil War does not meet the definition of reconstruction.  It is … Continue reading

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A Sense of Justice, A Play in One Act

Posted on December 16, 2006by gramatrudy A SENSE OF JUSTICE—————–A Play in One Act By Trudy A. Martinez [Intended for a Mature Audience] Copyright c 1996 Cast of Characters Bertha: A young inquisitive little girl. SHE is the daughter of … Continue reading

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Elite versus Democracy

Does the American government fit the definition of democracy in respect to the Constitution or is the Constitution strictly elitist? According to The American Heritage Dictionary, the word democracy means: 1. (a) Government by the people exercised either directly or … Continue reading

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Only Those Who Obey

  Posted on June 21, 2006by gramatrudy Only Those Who Obey  By Trudy A. Martinez The Bakersfield Californian reports (In 1994) that INS wants the news of deporting illegal Chinese immigrants kept quiet so mass crowds will not gather. Am … Continue reading

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