Monthly Archives: March 2021

Fair Use, Copyright, and Ethics

Liam Davies Questions about the ethics of publication and copyright have been discussed at length for centuries regarding printing and publication in general. There are two substantially ethical forms that a work can take on when using another author’s work … Continue reading

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What makes a book our own?

Cori Thorstad In the life of an English major the question “what is your favourite book?” comes up often. This question can be quite difficult to answer and inevitably leads to thinking about why, as readers, we become attached to … Continue reading

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Reading Between the Lines: How Texts Survive the Ages

Myna Aynslee How often does a reader pause to contemplate their chosen reading interface? How often does the writer lift their pen or let their hands linger just above the keyboard to consider their writing substrate? In failing to consider … Continue reading

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From Classic to Graphic: Making Literature More Accessible for Younger Audiences

Chelsea Hill As an avid reader, I have always had a peripheral interest in reading Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl. I’m not sure if this is because of the cultural and literary significance of Anne’s writing, my … Continue reading

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The King of Horror Knows Our Biggest Fears

Katherine Peterson “BOO!”—Well, I bet that scared you. This bland word is wrongfully believed to correlate to our human ability to strike fear into those around us. When shopping for Halloween decorations, your eyes read and reread this word until … Continue reading

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Margaret Wise Brown: 20th Century Innovator of Children’s Literature

Sarah Davidson Imagine a children’s book. The first thing that may come to mind is not the words or the story itself, but the illustrations that bring that story to life. Its shape may be of significance. It may have … Continue reading

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