‘The Red Shoes’ (1845) is perhaps the strangest of all of Hans Christian Andersen’s well-known fairy tales. Divining the meaning of some of Andersen’s other stories for children is relatively easy, but a number of aspects of the meaning and symbolism of ‘The Red Shoes’ remain troubling. Let’s take a […]A Summary and Analysis of Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Red Shoes’ Fairy Tale — Interesting Literature
Aesop wasn’t the first person to write animal fables. Several centuries earlier, Hesiod had written one about a hawk and a nightingale, while a poet named Archilochus penned several, including one about an eagle and a vixen, and one about a fox and a monkey. But Aesop, a writer about […]The Best Fables by Aesop Everyone Should Know — Interesting Literature
I have this total love/hate relationship with my hair. I love it but I hate the maintenance of it too. My hair is now officially the thing that takes me the longest in the morning. It just gets full of so many tangles, I could honestly brush it at least 5 times a day and it would still be full of so many tangles.
Classic poems about long flowing locks and keepsakes Poets and hair: now that would make for an interesting literary study. There’s Lord Byron, of course, who, when he received requests from admiring young women for a lock of his hair, would send them some hair snipped from his dog. But many poets (Byron included) have […]
Other things that are happened this weekend:
- International Men’s Day 19th November – Yes, you gorgeous men you, it’s your day =D
- Stan Lee was in Adelaide this weekend…He was in Queensland last weekend, but I’m too sick to go to either =/ I really wanted to go to the one in Queensland…I LOVE Queensland!
- A lot of states around Australia had their states Christmas Pageants over this weekend…For me, it makes me feel like it’s the Christmas season started.