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By Anne Jayne When we discussed industrialization in the Gilded Age, Dr. Halpern noted that children were wanted as workers in the textile industry, as their hands were small. Children were used in other industries, as well, because their size mad (More)
Disclaimer: This post only deals with A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court up until the end of Chapter 25.   THE BOSS sets up a matchstick factory. The Boss sets up a telephone network. These developments are examples of the indus (More)
Upon reading the poem “Spirit Whose Work Is Done” by Walt Whitman, my initial reaction, as what appeared to be that of many others as well, was that the spirit referred to was that of war itself. There are many indications of this interpretation (More)