Poetry and the Sea

I’m back! In my last post, I talked about my first encounter with the poet I studied this summer, Nada Skaff. What I didn’t get to discuss was the day we spent together on the Amalfi Coast.

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Storyboard, Act I: Structure and Plot

Early this summer, I had the opportunity to travel to Jonesborough, TN to visit the International Storytelling Center. The ISC is an organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the ancient art form of storytelling, and the whole town of Jonesborough seems really excited about storytelling, all the time. I detailed my travel experiences here, if you want to read them (strong language warning, I think? And way too many pictures of old buildings). But that’s a travel summary, not an academic one–the academic one is this:

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