Kaysen feels that her story, helped along by the Winona Ryder–starring movie adaptation, has taken on a life of its own.
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The American Dream, that foremost example of the desire to move on up, is an ungratefulness: that to which you were born is simply not good enough. In my family, the upwardly mobile mentality has been passed down from generation to generation like some kind of genetic disease.
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The tragic nature of Kennedy’s life and death is, however, far more complex than the image of the senator as the President Who Might Have Been.
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In his personal life, Castillo is still attempting to negotiate the chasms of communication that his poetry explores.
It seems like Leeson has spent the past few years talking to leading scientists and asking them what dangers technologies under development pose.
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The show doesn’t shy away from what some might consider to be impolite representations of women.
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