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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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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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Tales of Mom 3

  The Farm, the Chores, and Ma   When the rooster crows: “Cock-kea-doodle-do Cock-kea-doodle-do”. It is time to get up; it is time to dress; it is time for work. On the farm, the rooster is the alarm clock; it … Continue reading

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Tales of Mom 9

  Nellie Plans to Leave Tales of Mom 9 Nellie Plans to Leave The depression deepens, leaving Nellie wondering about Terry. “Pa, I got to finds ‘em,” she says. “It be two years since I sees ‘em.” The few years … Continue reading

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Tales of Mom 8

  Heartthrob, Red, Pa, and the stranger   Meanwhile, the times get hard. To supplement the family income, Pa takes a side job; and he supplies his employer with some items fresh from the farm. Nellie use to walk the … Continue reading

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Tales of Mom 7

  The Meeting By Trudy A. Martinez The next night Terry waits; he arrives early at the set meeting place. Nine O’clock comes and goes, but no Nellie Mae. All the while he is thinking, “She’ll be here any minute.” … Continue reading

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Tales from Mom 1

  The Chicken Feathers By Trudy A. Martinez As darkness dissipates the rooster crows, Nellie Mae awakes. She raises her head from an overstuffed pillow, one she personally fills with chicken feathers in her earlier years. Ma said when she … Continue reading

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Tales from Mom 2

Tales from Mom 2 by Trudy A. Martinez Posted on July 10, 2014 The Quilt Nellie Makes By Trudy A. Martinez The very same quilt Nellie makes, now tattered and worn, that adorns her bed has a stitched piece of … Continue reading

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A Brief Note on the Perfect Ending of Dickens’ Bleak House

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A Brief Note on the Perfect Ending of Dickens’ Bleak HouseBy Trudy A. Martinez A Brief Note on the Perfect Ending of Dickens’ Bleak House Posted on February 17, 2011 by gramatrudy In…

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