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From her realistic characters to her unforeseeable endings,  Lee Smith is a master at everything intriguing. The very first paragraph is full of interesting information about the story, and tactics by the writer. The story is very conversational which I especially appreciate considering its written in third person. I also like how she tells us from the […]

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Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger is very different in comparison to the other two books we have been reading in class. While from the outside, it may seem to be less deep, it is absolutely more realistic, and honest. Lee Smith writes in a way that makes it easy for anyone to really relate to her […]

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Big Girl

When I first started reading this story I thought the voice sounded like a child’s. For the entire story I was just waiting for her to finally grow up. The desperation with which she dreams about Billy, and with which she tries to make her happy, reminded me of a kid trying to appease an […]

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Here are the books we’re reading: Ron Rash, Burning Bright: Stories Suzanne Rivecca, Death Is Not an Option: Stories Lee Smith, Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger  

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