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RE:Framed: Pride and Love and Baking

How do these 3 things relate you may ask?

This week I’ve been fortunate enough to finish all 3 of Sophocles’s plays about Oedipus roller coaster journey.  Much to my dismay, it was surprisingly an interesting play with messages that I think should be portrayed in more of today’s young-adult fiction.  One of the major themes in the book is pride, and hubris. Continue reading RE:Framed: Pride and Love and Baking

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RE:Framed: Anger has always been your Greatest Sin

Oh Oedipus, you unforgiving man.  You who were found with your own mother, killed your own father, and are siblings with your sons.  One who could not have accepted his fate, and instead, gouged his own viewpoint of life, plunged from the very broach of his mother.  How would this ever had happened?  Was it fate?  Or anger? Continue reading RE:Framed: Anger has always been your Greatest Sin